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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 pag... View more info

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Work in Hand. The New Hogarth Library, Vol.VI.

By: HODGE, ALAN / CAMERON, NORMAN / GRAVES, ROBERT:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Hogarth Press. London. 1942 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67767


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with maroon lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Small ink stain to front. Not price clipped). Neat pencil inscriptions to front endpaper, dated 1942. Else a clean and tight copy. 64pp. Collection of poems. Authors’ Note states “These three small books are published under a single cover for economy and friendship”. View more info

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Thomas Hood, Selected Poems Edited by Clifford Dyment.

By: HOOD / DYMENT, CLIFFORD (ed):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Grey Walls Press. 1948 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72653


Size 5.05 x 7.75 inches. In decorated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. A clean and tight copy. 64pp. Sixteen poems by Thomas Hood. Includes Eugene Aram and Song of the Shirt. 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 ... 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... 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

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

By: JOHNS, QUILTER (ed):

Price: £27.00

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 Res... 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

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The Rambler. In Four Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

By: JOHNSON, SAMUEL:

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, A. Millar, Rivington, Newberry &c &c... 1761:

Seller ID: 78905


4 vols. Hardbacks, 7 x 4 inches. In speckled full calf leather binding. Raised and gilt banding to spine, light brown morocco leather title labels, and gilt decoration and numbering to spines. Decorative edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. A couple of minor marks to boards. Lacks spine label on vol.1, labels on vols.2&3 half chipped, also hinges slightly cracked on vols.2&3. Some minor darkening to endpapers. ... View more info

Image for The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With Eight Illustrations in Colour by Katharine Cameron.

The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With Eight Illustrations in Colour by Katharine Cameron.

By: KINGSLEY, CHARLES:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, T. C. and E. C. Jack, Ltd. n.d. ca 1925:

Seller ID: 79953


Hardback, Size 8.5 x 6.5 inches. In olive green cloth covers with black lettering and decoration and colour plate pasted to front. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor handling to cloth, small nick to top board edges, minor mark to spine. Endpapers darkened, bookplate to front, neat inscription to ‘half-title’ page “Susan, with love from uncle Reggie, 29.7.25.” Inside pages very clean and tight. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a... 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 ... 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

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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

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The Day’s Work

By: KIPLING, Rudyard:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1912 Uniform Edition.:

Seller ID: 81037


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In very attractive full tree calf fine leather prize binding with gilt lettering to brown leather spine label, decorative gilt paneled boards, school crest to front “Honor, Virtutis, Praemium,” and extensive gilt decorations to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good near fine condition. Spine a little faded and rubbed around top edges and end. Prize bookplate to front “C. Crompton, 1913, Arnold House School, Sout... View more info

Image for Kim Macmillan Leather Pocket Edition.

Kim Macmillan Leather Pocket Edition.

By: KIPLING, RUDYARD:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., 1951 reset & reprinted:

Seller ID: 81375


Hardback, Size approx 7 x 5 inches. In maroon full calf leather binding with gilt lettering and decorations to spine and gilt embossed elephant head to front. Top page edges gilt. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW clean and bright, in protective glassine wrapper, a couple of tiny nicks to top rear edge. NOT price clipped.) Cover clean and very bright. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Pauline M Fooley, Salford.” else a v... View more info

Image for The Man Who Died. With illustrations drawn and engraved on the wood by John Farleigh. Arranged by J.H. Mason. Printed by W. Lewis at Cambridge

The Man Who Died. With illustrations drawn and engraved on the wood by John Farleigh. Arranged by J.H. Mason. Printed by W. Lewis at Cambridge

By: LAWRENCE, D. H.: FARLEIGH, John:

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann. 1935 1st:

Seller ID: 79807


Hardback, 11 x 8 inches. 4to. Half bound in marbled paper covered boards, beige cloth spine with gilt lettering. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; some darkening. Edges rubbed. Not price clipped). Endpapers darkened and foxed, bookseller label “Martin A.McGoff, Liverpool” to front. Foxing to title pages, some light foxing to inside pages else a clean and tight copy. 65pp. With b&w and red woodcut illustrations by Joh... View more info

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The Virgin & the Gipsy.

By: LAWRENCE, D.H.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Martin Secker. 1930 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 64006


8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Large piece missing from lower spine. Pieces missing from corners. Chips and tears to edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slightly browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 192pp. Publisher’s note near front states; “This novel lacks the author’s final revision and has been printed from the manuscript exactly as it stands”. View more info

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Literary Dorset.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Comp. 1990 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 69959


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased at top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192 pp. With b/w photographs. An encyclopedia of Dorset Towns and Villages and the writers, with short biographies, that lived there or were associated with them. William Barnes, Thomas Hardy, Kenneth Allsop, Frederick Treves, Alfred Russel Walla... View more info