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Image for Biggles Publisher’s pamphlet of Biggles books with prices.

Biggles Publisher’s pamphlet of Biggles books with prices.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. London. ca 1955:

Seller ID: 58089


Tall 8vo. With b/w illustration to front and portrait to back. In very good condition. Lateral crease. Ticks in blue ink against some of the titles. Else a clean copy. 4pp. Lists 43 Biggles titles and numbers, with prices and brief plot descriptions of many. View more info

Image for The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases. Vol I, Quotations; Vol II, Proverbs; Vol III, Word Origins. Second edition.

The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases. Vol I, Quotations; Vol II, Proverbs; Vol III, Word Origins. Second edition.

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: BCA 1993 Second edition.:

Seller ID: 71550


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth boards with gilt to maroon faux leather spine and front. In maroon hard card slip case. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight set. 3 volumes. With bi-columnar text throughout. Three volume set, on Quotations, who said what and where and when; Proverbs, origins and earliest examples in print; Word Origins, meanings and derivations. View more info

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The Ice-Maiden, A Novel. SIGNED.

By: "LADY FRIVOL":

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co. Ltd. 1903:

Seller ID: 78995


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Light green cloth with white lettering and design to front, gilt to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Spine darkened. Author’s inscription to front “With the author’s compliments and kindest regards, M.D.R.” Some dark foxing spots to pages else a tight copy. 215 + 8pp cat. View more info

Image for The Life of Charles Dickens. 1812 - 1870. RARE Association Copy Owen Peregrine Thomas

The Life of Charles Dickens. 1812 - 1870. RARE Association Copy Owen Peregrine Thomas

By: (DICKENS) FORSTER, JOHN:

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall 1872 1872 1st edition 1st Issue:

Seller ID: 82131


3 vols; Tall 8vo. Bound in original Maroon pict.cloth gt. Illustrated with portrait frontispieces, facsimile letters, and engravings. Each with Compliments slip from Author, This set is Charles Dickens School friends copy, Owen Peregrine Thomas with Notes added by him, pointing out mistakes by the author. In good condition. Some rubbing on edges edges. Spines are sunned, with a few nicks nicks. Owen Peregrine Thomas inscription on first two front endpapers, his notes are added in the chapter titled School days. Inside generally clean & tight. Size 22cm x 15.5cm Vol I : xviii + 398 + 6pp ... View more info

Image for "Jack Archer". Complete in 25 parts in: THE UNION JACK. Vol.4 ( Oct.3,1882 - Sept.18, 1883). A Magazine of Healthy, Stirring Tales of Adventure by Land and Sea.  Edited by G.A. Henty.

"Jack Archer". Complete in 25 parts in: THE UNION JACK. Vol.4 ( Oct.3,1882 - Sept.18, 1883). A Magazine of Healthy, Stirring Tales of Adventure by Land and Sea. Edited by G.A. Henty.

By: (HENTY)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Griffith Farran... 1883.:

Seller ID: 78371


Tall 8vo. Red pict.cloth gt. Profusely ill.,incl. 6 very nice col.chromo. plates (one folds out). Many other b/w ills.; 832 pp. In good condition, some minor rubbing on edges, with a few tiny nicks ends of spine. Nice bright front cover. A few small marks on rear board. Lacks front endpaper. Inside some light foxing & a little light browning. 8 pages in one section are tatty on edges, with a number of tears. Else generally clean & tight. View more info

Image for 52 Stories of Life and Adventure for Boys. Illustrated.

52 Stories of Life and Adventure for Boys. Illustrated.

By: (HENTY) MILES, A.H. (ed):

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. n.d. 1895 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75703


Tall 8vo. 8x5 ins. In brown bevelled cloth covers with illustrated design and gilt lettering to spine and front. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners bumped and extremeties rubbed. Neat inscription to front endpaper and top of title page. Some gaps between gatherings Else a very clean and tight copy. 450pp; cat.2pp; Numerous illustrations. Authors include: G.A.HENTY, G.Manville Fenn, H.Frith, A.E.Hooper, K.Munroe, D.Kerr, and many others. View more info

Image for “Sir Sala Jung and the Berars”. In: TINSLEY’S MAGAZINE. Vol. 18. XVII. From January to June 1876.

“Sir Sala Jung and the Berars”. In: TINSLEY’S MAGAZINE. Vol. 18. XVII. From January to June 1876.

By: (HENTY,G.A)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers, (Jan. - June.) 1876.:

Seller ID: 78697


Leather Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound maroon/purple calf leather to spine and corners, green pebbled cloth boards. Black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Panelled numbering. Raised and gilt banding. Marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded, edges and corners rubbed, some rubbing to boards and scratches to rear. Some foxing spots to front endpapers/title pg. A couple of very minor spots else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 711pp. Including also: James Grant: Did She Love Him? (complete), Duchess of Rosemary Lane, and many other stori... View more info

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What Will He Do With It? In Four Volumes.

By: (LYTTON, Sir E. BULWER:) CAXTON, Pisistratus:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1859 1st:

Seller ID: 81321


4 volumes. Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in brown calf leather and marbled paper boards. Raised banding and gilt decorations, red and green spine labels lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and minor bumps to corners. Some small chips to top of spines, some surface chips to leather around corners and edges. Small split to top of spine on v.4. Some rubbing to boards. Bookplates to front endpapers “Robert A. Heath.” Some light foxing to endpapers with a couple of minor spots to inside pages, else very clean ... View more info

Image for “My Novel” Or, Varieties in English Life In Four Volumes.

“My Novel” Or, Varieties in English Life In Four Volumes.

By: (LYTTON, Sir E. BULWER:) CAXTON, Pisistratus:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1853 1st:

Seller ID: 81322


4 volumes. Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in brown calf leather and marbled paper boards. Raised banding and gilt decorations, red and green spine labels lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and minor bumps to corners. Some small chips to top of spines, some surface chips to leather around corners and edges. Some loss to leather at top rear corner v.1. Some rubbing to boards. Bookplates to front endpapers “Robert A. Heath.” Some light foxing to endpapers with a couple of minor spots to inside pages, else ve... View more info

Image for The Golden Link of Friendship “Sesame Booklets.”

The Golden Link of Friendship “Sesame Booklets.”

By: A.E.S.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Harrap & Co., no date circa 1920:

Seller ID: 80995


Pocket hardback, 4 x 3 inches. Polished light brown leather binding with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed decoration to front. Top page edges gilt. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Aileen Geddes Smith 1920.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 96pp. Illustrated with a B&W frontis. View more info

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The Girl in a Swing.

By: ADAMS, RICHARD:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Allen Lane. London. 1980 1st edition 2nd issue.:

Seller ID: 64428


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 397pp. A haunting and haunted tale set in the early 1970s of a passionate love affair with supernatural dimensions. View more info

Image for The Works of the Right Honourable JOSEPH ADDISON. With Notes By Richard Hurd, D.D.  (Lord Bishop of Worcester).

The Works of the Right Honourable JOSEPH ADDISON. With Notes By Richard Hurd, D.D. (Lord Bishop of Worcester).

By: ADDISON:

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Cadell & W. Davies 1811 (new ed.).:

Seller ID: 79492


6 volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 5 inches. In contemporary calf leather bindings with gilt lettering and raised and gilt banding to spines. Dark green endpapers. In very good conditions. Rebound in contemporary leather covers. Some minor tanning and fading to pages, some minor foxing spots to preliminary pages. Some offsetting against plates. Else very clean and tight copies. Lovely bindings. With portrait frontispiece in volume I, and 9 plates of Medals (7 in vol.1. & 2 in vol.2.) View more info

Image for Catalogue de Livres Anciens Rares et Precieux. Catalog of rare old and precious books. Poets Francais des XVIe et XVIIe Siecles... &c. &c... Provenant de la Bibliotheque.

Catalogue de Livres Anciens Rares et Precieux. Catalog of rare old and precious books. Poets Francais des XVIe et XVIIe Siecles... &c. &c... Provenant de la Bibliotheque.

By: ALPHONSE WILLEMS, De Feu M.;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire Henri Leclerc, 1914 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77538


Hardback, approx 10 x 6.5 inches. Half bound in grey cloth to spine and corners and marbled paper boards. Leather title label in gilt to spine. Bound with original paper covers. In very good condition, some minor rubbing to edges of boards, some minor darkening to cloth, spine label rubbed with small chips. Bookplate to endpaper “David Worth.” Later hard covers. Original paper covers bound inside (darkened). A couple of small spots and handling marks else pages very clean and tight. 268pp. With decorative chapter headers and tailpieces. View more info

Image for Addressbook, Notebook. Containing Notable Dates Such as The Death of King George VI 1952. In Mauchline Ware Binding.

Addressbook, Notebook. Containing Notable Dates Such as The Death of King George VI 1952. In Mauchline Ware Binding.

By: ANDERSON Mrs. (attrib.);

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sussex. Unknown. n.d. circa 1950:

Seller ID: 76662


Hardback. Size approx 3.5 x 2.5 inches. Half bound in red leather to spine and varnished wooden ‘Mauchline Ware’ boards with illustrated vignette to front of ‘Derwentwater From Castle Hill.’ Decorative gilt detailing to inner edges of boards. Yellow endpapers. Ruled handwritten pages and Alphebetised sections. In very good condition. Boards very good but leather on spine is rubbed and partially split at front hinge. Front endpapers missing. Although most pages are handwritten many are still blank. Address book attributed to “Mrs. Anderson, 8 Normandy Lane, Angmeri... View more info

Image for Fragments: In The Manner of Sterne.

Fragments: In The Manner of Sterne.

By: ANON:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, printed for the author. 1797:

Seller ID: 62845


8vo. In marbled hard card boards with leather spine and black morocco title label. In good condition. Spine slightly rubbed and chipped at ends. Splits to both edges. Front board almost detached. Boards and corners slightly rubbed. Endpapers slightly marked. Owner’s neat inscription to half title page. Occasional foxing spots. 139pp. With b/w engraved plates. Written in imitation of Laurence Sterne. There are eight Fragments; Address to the Shade of Yorick, War, Prosperity and Humanity, Justice, Religious Missions, The Gentoo Story, Necessity, Anna. View more info

Image for Life in the Walls, The Hearth and The Eaves. Four titles in one volume.

Life in the Walls, The Hearth and The Eaves. Four titles in one volume.

By: ANON:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. n.d. ca 1860.:

Seller ID: 66274


Size 4.75 x 6.0 inches. In dark blue limp cloth covers with gilt and black lettering and decor to front. All edges gilt. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to boards. Endpapers slightly faded. Neat inscription to front endpaper. occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. Four volumes in one. With b/w engraved frontis and hand coloured engraved plates, plus hand coloured half title page. Stories about the small creatures who live in the walls, hearth and eaves of a house. The Eaves is in two parts. View more info

Image for The League of Youth: The Pillars of Society: A Doll's House. Authorised Translation. Edited by William Archer. Fourth Edition.

The League of Youth: The Pillars of Society: A Doll's House. Authorised Translation. Edited by William Archer. Fourth Edition.

By: ARCHER, William; IBSEN, Henrik;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Water Scott Publishing Co. 1907:

Seller ID: 78017


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 ins. Blue cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine, blind embossed decoration to front. Top edges gilt. In good condition, some rubbing to edges and corners, minor rubbing to boards, foxing to endpapers and title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 389pp + adverts at rear. With frontis portrait. View more info

Image for The Winthrop Covenant Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. The First Edition Society.

The Winthrop Covenant Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. The First Edition Society.

By: AUCHINCLOSS, Louis:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, USA, The Franklin Library, 1976 LTD First Edition:

Seller ID: 79152


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound in red morocco leather and red cloth boards. Gilt and raised banding to spine. All page edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe / Zaehnsdorf. In very good near fine condition. A couple of minor handling marks to cloth on boards. Binders stamp to front endpaper “Sangorski & Sutcliffe / Zaehnsdorf.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 294pp. With full-page b&w illustrations by Jerry Pinkney View more info

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Injury Time. Signed copy.

By: BAINBRIDGE, BERYL:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Duckworth. 1977 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73347


Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Small marks to top edge. Slight browning of some pages towards back. Author’s inscription to main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 158pp. Signed copy of a novel by Beryl Bainbridge. View more info

Image for Punch and Judy and Other Essays.

Punch and Judy and Other Essays.

By: BARING, MAURICE:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. William Heinemann. 1924 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73330


Size 5.75 x 8.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Bookseller’s stamp to front endpaper. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper, dated 1924. 370pp. Collection of essays on a variety of subjects. Includes Authors and Books, The Stage. View more info