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

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 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

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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 Restoration court. Limited edition of 400. This copy is number 342. View more info

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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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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

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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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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 very clean and tight copy. 413pp. Illustrated with a map. 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 John Farleigh. First illustrated edition of D.H.Lawrence’s story of the Resurrection and after. Originally called The Esca... 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 Wallace, to name just a few. Very interesting and excellent reference material, written with the author’s characteristic tho... View more info

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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed the Edinburgh Review. New Edition.

By: LORD MACAULAY:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1872:

Seller ID: 79783


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. In full red morocco leather binding by “Riviere;” with gilt panelled boards, gilt decorative line and raised banding to spine, with gilt decoration and lettering. All pages edges gilt, with gilt dentelles to boards and marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and rear board, some slight fading to spine, else cover clean and bright. Binders stamp to verso corner of endpaper. Neat inscription opposite “J.E. Gorst, Shuckburgh, 1875.” Some light foxing to endpapers and early prelim pages, else a very clean and tight copy... View more info

Image for Essays, Historical and Literary From the Edinburgh Review. With a biographical introduction by the editor, portraits and other illustrations. Second Edition. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

Essays, Historical and Literary From the Edinburgh Review. With a biographical introduction by the editor, portraits and other illustrations. Second Edition. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

By: LORD MACAULAY: BETTANY, G.T.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co., ca1890 2nd:

Seller ID: 80293


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Brown 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 fading to cloth and some rubbing to corners and edges. Endpapers darkened. Some minor foxing to frontis plate else a very clean and tight copy. 487pp. B&W portraits and other illustrations View more info

Image for The Prince. Reprinted from the translation by Edward Dacres, published in 1640. With an introduction by W.E.C.Baynes. Limited edition.

The Prince. Reprinted from the translation by Edward Dacres, published in 1640. With an introduction by W.E.C.Baynes. Limited edition.

By: MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLO:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London. At the De La More Press. 1929 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 70884


Size 6.75 x 9.5 inches. In white hard card boards with paper title labels to black cloth spine and front. Top edge gilt. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened with small tears and small pieces missing. Small marks. Slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to title labels, edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Machavelli’s classic work on acquiring and keeping political power. “This edition is limi... View more info

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Carnival “Nash’s Famous Fiction Library.”

By: MACKENZIE, COMPTON:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Ltd. no date ca1950:

Seller ID: 80605


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed lettering to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some darkening to spine and rear side, edges rubbed, small chips to corners, some creases, in protective sleeve.) Corners of cloth slightly bumped, some darkening to edges. Minor mark to half title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 446pp. View more info