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Image for If It Die... Translated by Dorothy Bussy. LIMITED EDITION. 394/1500.

If It Die... Translated by Dorothy Bussy. LIMITED EDITION. 394/1500.

By: GIDE, Andre; BUSSY, Dorothy;

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London. 1950 1st edition:

Seller ID: 75221


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In navy blue cloth with gilt to spine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dw partial tear bottom of spine. minor tears to corners, some marks (splash marks) spine a little darkened. Loose in protective sleeve. Also has colour copy of dw. Neat inscription to front endpaper else pages clean and tight. Dated in pen 7.12.51 opposite final page. 301pp. Hand numbered 394/1500. View more info

Image for The Living Room. a Play in Two Acts.

The Living Room. a Play in Two Acts.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1953 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 77402


Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed Heinemann logo to rear corner. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges rubbed, some darkening and marks to rear.) A couple of small rubbing marks to boards. A couple of minor spots to outer edges. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 67pp. View more info

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The Complaisant Lover. a Comedy.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1959 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 77401


Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in navy blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed Heinemann logo to rear corner. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges rubbed, spine darkened and faded, some darkening to front and rear. Price clipped.) A couple of small rubbing marks to boards.Bookseller label to front endpaper “Berkelouw”. A couple of minor spots to outer edges. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 77pp. View more info

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The Lost Childhood. And Other Essays.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77399


Hardback. Approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Bound in light grey cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Red endpapers. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some darkening, rubbing to edges and small nicks to corners, some marks to rear, in protective sleeve.) Some rubbing to cloth, fading/darkening to edges and a couple of dark marks to spine. Some darkening and spotting to outer page edges, some light foxing else pages very clean and tight throughout. 237pp. View more info

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The Potting Shed. a Play in Three Acts.

By: GREENE, GRAHAM:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1958 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 77400


Hardback. 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed along top edges, corners and top end of spine chipped, a couple of small tears to edges and nick to bottom rear edge.) A couple of small marks to front endpaper and first page. Else inside pages clean and tight. A very clean and tight copy. - Graham Greene’s second play. A man seeks to deal with a traumatic event from his childhood. 76pp. View more info

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Guesses at Truth By Two Brothers.

By: HARE, Augustus & Julius:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1866:

Seller ID: 79708


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Fine polished full maroon morocco leather binding, raised banding to spine, gilt lettering and decoration, gilt decorative paneled boards, with personalized gilt monogram to front. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Beautiful leather binding with initialed monogram to front “O.C.W.” with presentation inscription to front endpaper “Carolo Richardson...” Binders stamp to front edge “Bound by Holloway.” Rear hinge cracked with professional repair to inner hinge. Front hinge started. Some minor darkening to endpapers. Else ins... View more info

Image for The English Rogue described in the life of Meriton Latroon, a Witty Extravagant. Being a Complete History of the Most Eminent Cheats of Both Sexes. In Four Volumes.

The English Rogue described in the life of Meriton Latroon, a Witty Extravagant. Being a Complete History of the Most Eminent Cheats of Both Sexes. In Four Volumes.

By: HEAD, R.: KIRKMAN, F.:

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Henry Marth, 1665 (ca1875 facsimile reprint.):

Seller ID: 81147


4 volumes. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Quarter bound polished dark maroon morocco leather binding to spine and corner, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering, decoration and banding to spine, gilt edging to boards. Top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges. Some minor rubbing to boards. title labels on spines are mostly missing but are still gilt lettered in place. Vol.3 is Numbered twice on spine. Some small foxing spots to inside pages (mostly to title and preface) else a very clean and tight set. 4 vols. 471, 378, 304 & 324pp. Illustrated each with a ... View more info

Image for Methuen's Library of Humour: A. P. Herbert Edited by E.V. Knox (Editor of “Punch.”)

Methuen's Library of Humour: A. P. Herbert Edited by E.V. Knox (Editor of “Punch.”)

By: HERBERT, A.P.: KNOX, E.V.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1933 1st:

Seller ID: 81637


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Light brown/orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed vignette to front. In illustrated paper dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some minor darkening to front and spine, some rubbing to edges and top end of spine. Not clipped.) Cloth clean, some dark foxing spots to outer page edges, else pages all very clean and tight. 152pp. View more info

Image for The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels. With a biographical and critical introduction. Illustrated with reproduction of the original steel engravings by Leech and Cruikshank. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels. With a biographical and critical introduction. Illustrated with reproduction of the original steel engravings by Leech and Cruikshank. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

By: INGOLDSBY, THOMAS: BETTANY, G. T.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., 1889:

Seller ID: 80298


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and blocked design on front and spine in ‘quarter-bound’ style, with pebbled effect on spine and corners. Decorative patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers slightly darkened. Some minor foxing spots and darkening to title and last pages, some minor spots to outer edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 426pp. Illustrated with full page B&W plates by Leech and Cruikshank. View more info

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Atlantic Fury.

By: INNES, HAMMOND:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Collins, London. 1962 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 54592


Bound in original green cloth. With Dustwrapper In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; small tears to edges and slightly rubbed at corners). Not price clipped. Inside clean and tight. No inscriptions or other marks. 318pp, With b/w maps to endpapers. The story of a mysterious island called Laerg. A curious mission sends Donald Ross to the Hebrides to meet a Major Braddock. "Braddock" is Donald's brother - who was assumed to be dead - now living a new life in a dead man's name, and running the evacuation of the army base on the island of Laerg. He wants the army, and D... View more info

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The Dewy Morn A Novel. First Single-Volume Edition.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley and Son, 1891 1st thus:

Seller ID: 80885


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Black cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to spine and decorative blind embossed boards. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth slightly nicked on corners, some small splits/chips to cloth on ends of spine. Endpapers slightly darkened. Inside pages all clean and tight throughout. Else a very good copy. 396pp. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of John Wilmot. Earl of Rochester. Limited edition.

The Poetical Works of John Wilmot. Earl of Rochester. Limited edition.

By: JOHNS, QUILTER (ed):

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Haworth Press. 1933 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70883


Size 6.5 x 10.25 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to maroon morocco title label on spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Small marks to boards. Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpepr. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. The poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, with a brief life. John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1 April 1647 – 26 July 1680), was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court. Limited edition of 400. This copy is number 342. View more info

Image for These Also. An Anthology arranged by M.M.Johnson. With an Introduction by Walter de la Mare.

These Also. An Anthology arranged by M.M.Johnson. With an Introduction by Walter de la Mare.

By: JOHNSON, M.M. (ed):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 1945 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72780


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly darkened. Slightly rubbed and creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Slight lean. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Letter loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. 248pp. Anthology of extracts from various authors, some familiar, some less well known. View more info

Image for The Rambler. In Four Volumes. From “Parson’s Select British Classics; a well chosen Collection of Classical Essays by the most esteemed and admired authors. Containg the First (to fourth) Volumes of The Rambler.”

The Rambler. In Four Volumes. From “Parson’s Select British Classics; a well chosen Collection of Classical Essays by the most esteemed and admired authors. Containg the First (to fourth) Volumes of The Rambler.”

By: JOHNSON, SAMUEL: PARSONS:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, J. Parsons, 1793:

Seller ID: 82140


Four volumes. Hardbacks, 6 x 3.5 inches. In full polished tree calf leather fine bindings. With maroon leather spine labels lettered in gilt, shield-shaped inset balck leather numbered labels. Gilt decoration and numbering to spines, and gilt edge dentelles. Plain endpapers and edges. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges and corners. A couple of minor marks to boards, a couple of dark scratches to boards of v.1. Lacks spine number label on v.1.Partial crack to front hinge v.3. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Some areas of minor light foxing... View more info

Image for Father Clement; A Roman Catholic Story. By the author of “The Decision,” “Profession is Not Principle,” &c. Fifth Edition.

Father Clement; A Roman Catholic Story. By the author of “The Decision,” “Profession is Not Principle,” &c. Fifth Edition.

By: KENNEDY, Grace:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Oliphant, 1826:

Seller ID: 82157


Hardback, 6 x 3.5 inches. Quarter bound in black leather and marbled paper covered boards. Gilt lettering, banding and decorations to spine. Plain endpapers and edges. In very good condition. Some wear to cover, Corners bumped and nicked, rubbing to edges, chips to edges of paper on boards. Some minor handling marks to endpapers, A couple of minor spots and handling marks to pages, some tiny spots to frontis plate. Neat inscription to top of title page “Margaret S. Cooper.” Else a clean and tight copy. 360pp. Illustrated with a B&W engraved frontis portrait. View more info

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Two Years Ago. In Three Volumes.

By: KINGSLEY, REV.CHARLES:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Cambridge. 1857 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74635


3 vols. Approx 5 x 7.5 inches. In full calf leather bindings with highly decorative gilt edging to boards, gilt decoration and lettering to spines, two leather morrocco spine labels each, raised banding, marbled endpapers and page edging. In very good conditions. Some minor marks to boards, light rubbing to edges and corners. Spines rubbed nr bottom. Inside owners label to front endpapers. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 304, 280, & 315pp. View more info

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Limits and Renewals

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1932 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77636


Hardback, Size 8 x 5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt elephant head medallion to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Top edge gilt. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened and rubbed at ends with small chips, small tears to corners and larger tear to rear side). Slight fading to edges of cloth, Slight darkening to endpapers, else a very clean and tight copy. --- Collection of stories and verses by Kipling. 400pp. View more info

Image for Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White. Macmillan Pocket Edition.

Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White. Macmillan Pocket Edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan. 1926:

Seller ID: 77816


Size 7 x 4.5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and gilt embossed elephant head to front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded. Else a very clean and tight copy. 353pp. With b/w full-page illustrations. View more info

Image for Just So Stories. For Little Children. Illustrated by the Author. Pocket edition.

Just So Stories. For Little Children. Illustrated by the Author. Pocket edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1937 repr:

Seller ID: 80322


Size approx 7 x 5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and gilt elephant head to front. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, chipped at ends of spine, small tears and rubbing to edges. In protective sleeve.) Else a very clean and tight copy. 229pp. With full page b&w illustrations, and chapter headings and letterpieces. View more info

Image for Puck of Pook’s Hill. Macmillan Pocket Edition.

Puck of Pook’s Hill. Macmillan Pocket Edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., 1937:

Seller ID: 80323


Size approx 7 x 5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and gilt embossed elephant head to front. Top edge gilt. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW soma darkening, edges rubbed, chipped at ends of spine, in protective sleeve.) Top end of spine rubbed/chipped. Neat pencil inscription to front endpapers, else a clean and tight copy. 306pp. With b/w full-page illustrations. View more info