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Image for The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin.

The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Garden Press/ INCA Books 1972. LIMITED EDITION (600).:

Seller ID: 76469


Tall oblong 8vo. (Approx 10 x 9 ins.) Olive grey cloth with black lettering to front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW a couple of minor marks and some rubbing.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Title-page, limitation page, introduction, essay 7 pp. Essay by L. Powys. Not included in ‘Dorset Essays’. View more info

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Black Laughter.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London. Grant Richards Ltd. 1925 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69706


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Slight lean. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 224pp. Novel set in Africa. View more info

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Fables. With Four Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. Signed.

By: POWYS, T. F.;

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1929 1st Ltd. Edition.:

Seller ID: 76475


Tall 8vo. (9x6 ins.) Green cloth bound hardback. Beveled boards. Gilt lettered leather label to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded, some minor rubbing to label. couple of small marks and bumped corners on cloth. Bookplate to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. Signed by author and numbered 679/750 at rear. Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. 275 pp. Pages rough-cut. View more info

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Kindness in a Corner. With title vignette by Gilbert Spenser.

By: POWYS, T. F:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1930 1st ltd edition:

Seller ID: 76476


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 6 ins. Half bound with blue cloth to spine and patterned paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to ends of spine and corners. Owners bookplate to front. Pages rough cut. Signed by author and numbered 40/200. A very clean and tight copy. 254pp. Title vignette by Gilbert Spenser. View more info

Image for Two Stories. ‘Come and Dine’ and ‘Tadnol’. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Edited by Peter Riley. Review Copy.

Two Stories. ‘Come and Dine’ and ‘Tadnol’. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Edited by Peter Riley. Review Copy.

By: POWYS, THEODORE FRANCIS:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hastings. R. A. Brimmell. 1967 1st Ltd Ed.:

Seller ID: 80239


Hardback. 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition. Slightly faded at spine. Stamp to title page “Review Copy.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 71pp. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. View more info

Image for The Haunted Castle A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism.

The Haunted Castle A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism.

By: RAILO, Eino;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York Humanities Press 1964:

Seller ID: 75846


Approx 9 x 6 inches. In dark grey cloth covers with black and gilt printed spine label. Top page edges coloured. In very good condition. corners slightly bumped/rubbed. Inside very clean and tight throughout. With clear plastic dust wrapper. 388pp. With 8 b&w plates. View more info

Image for Billy Bunter Afloat. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

Billy Bunter Afloat. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

By: RICHARDS, FRANK:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company. 1957 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77368


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In original green cloth covers with red lettering to spine and front. With original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, some rubbing to edges and fading to spine. Numbered ‘21’ on spine.) Covers very good, Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. - Billy Bunter steals a hamper and permission to use a boat. The true owners try to recover it. 223pp. Colour frontis & numerous b/w illustrations by C.H. CHAPMAN. View more info

Image for Is Modern Marriage A Failure? A Debate. With an introduction by Margaret Moran. Limited Numbered Edition.

Is Modern Marriage A Failure? A Debate. With an introduction by Margaret Moran. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: RUSSELL, Bertrand; POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Norfolk. Warren House Press. 1983 1st Ltd UK Edition:

Seller ID: 76501


Hardback. Demy 8vo. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In red cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve.) Owners bookplate and label to front endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. Numbered 116/200. 36pp. View more info

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Kenilworth

By: SCOTT, SIR WALTER:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1897:

Seller ID: 78732


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Full tree calf leather binding; Brown leather spine label lettered in gilt, extensive gilt decoration and raised banding to spine. Gilt decoration to board edges, and blind inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corner bumped and slightly chipped on front edges. Some rubbing to edges. Small chip to leather on inner bottom edge of front board. Some light spotting to endpapers, Neat inscription to front “Ralph Dawson, Xmas 1911.” Some minor spots to page edges else a clean and tight copy. 473pp. Illustrated with a decorati... View more info

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The Nut-Brown Maid.

By: SIDGWICK, F. (ed):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shakespeare Head Press. 1925:

Seller ID: 64871


8vo. In patterned limp card covers with dark brown lettering to front and spine. In fine condition. Pages uncut/unopened. A very clean and tight copy. 15pp. Dramatic lyric from the 16thC with period spelling. Conversation between an earl’s son and a baron’s daughter in alternate stanzas with introduction by F.Sidgwick. View more info

Image for An Indian Summer. 100 recent poems.

An Indian Summer. 100 recent poems.

By: SITWELL, SACHEVERELL:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. Macmillan. 1982 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65799


5.5” x 8.75”. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small chip to top front fore corner. Not price clipped). Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 142pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Later poems by Sacheverell Sitwell. View more info

Image for The Cottage on the Cliff, etc.

The Cottage on the Cliff, etc.

By: SKINNER, H.J.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London. Hamilton, Adams and Co. 1865 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65461


8vo. In green bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 119pp. Collection of poems. View more info

Image for The Curse of The Nile “Nash’s Famous Fiction Library.”

The Curse of The Nile “Nash’s Famous Fiction Library.”

By: SLADEN, Douglas:

Price: £26.00

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

Seller ID: 80609


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 fading to spine, chips to corners and spine ends, small tear to rear edge, in protective sleeve.) Cloth clean corners slightly bumped. Some minor foxing spots to endpapers and outer page edges, Else a very clean and tight copy. 370pp + cat. View more info

Image for The Doctor, &c. By the late Robert Southey. Edited by his Son-in Law, John Wood Warter. New Edition. Complete in One Volume.

The Doctor, &c. By the late Robert Southey. Edited by his Son-in Law, John Wood Warter. New Edition. Complete in One Volume.

By: SOUTHEY, ROBERT: WARTER, John Wood:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green and Co., 1874:

Seller ID: 81853


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In polished red calf leather binding with elaborate gilt decor to spine. Gilt lettering to black leather spine label. Raised banding. Gilt-paneled with motto “Beati Mundo Corde” to front. Marbled endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to boards, some handling marks, some darkening and rubbing to spine and ends. Some minor rubbing to corners. Bookplate to front “Louis Hughes.” Neat latin inscription to front endpaper “Lenello Landon, 1882.” Minor faint stain to bottom edge of frontis/title... View more info

Image for The Works of Laurence Sterne; In Four volumes: containing the Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent; A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy; Sermons, Letters, etc. With A Life of the Author, written by Himself.

The Works of Laurence Sterne; In Four volumes: containing the Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent; A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy; Sermons, Letters, etc. With A Life of the Author, written by Himself.

By: STERNE, LAURENCE:

Price: £220.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Johnson, G. & J. Robinson, &c. &c. 1803:

Seller ID: 82898


4 Vols. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. Quarter bound calf leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers. Gilt lettering and raised banding to spine. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor handling marks to spines, else covers clean and smart. Some minor light foxing spots to prelims. Minor stain to edge of pages 285-400 v.1. Else pages all very clean and tight. Else very clean and tight copies. Four volumes. Illustrated with a b&w engraved frontis portrait, numerous full-page engravings and vignette titles. The collected works and correspondence... View more info

Image for The Princess, A Medley. Sixth edition.

The Princess, A Medley. Sixth edition.

By: TENNYSON, ALFRED:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon, 1854 6th:

Seller ID: 79787


Hardback, 7 x 4 inches. In fine full green morocco leather binding with decorative gilt panelled boards, gilt decoration and lettering and raised banding to spine. Gilt dentelles to boards, yellow endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Slight crack between front endpaper. Neat inscription “R. Ellis, 1855,” to front, slight darkening to endpapers, else inside pages all clean and bright. A very clean and tight copy. 211pp. Beautifully bound edition of The Princess. In the 1840s, Tennyson is reported as saying that ... View more info

Image for The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson. In Nine Volumes.

The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson. In Nine Volumes.

By: TENNYSON, ALFRED:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1891:

Seller ID: 82858


9 volumes. Hardback, approx 7 x 5 inches. In quarter bound brown morocco leather to spines and corners and gilt marbled paper boards, raised and gilt banding and gilt lettering to spines. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good near fine conditions. Some very slight minor rubbing to a couple of boards. Bookplates to endpapers “B.H. Blackwell, Oxford.” Some lightr foxing spots to top edges of prelims, title pages and frontis plates. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Another lovely set. 9 vols. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait to each vo... View more info

Image for The History of Pendennis. His Fortunes and Misfortunes His Friends and His Greatest Enemy. Edited with and Introduction by George Saintbury. With 182 illustrations. Two Volumes in One.

The History of Pendennis. His Fortunes and Misfortunes His Friends and His Greatest Enemy. Edited with and Introduction by George Saintbury. With 182 illustrations. Two Volumes in One.

By: THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde. Oxford University Press. London. n.d. ca1920.:

Seller ID: 75223


8vo. In maroon full calf leather covers with gilt, raised banding and decoration to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and along top edge of front board. Inner pages clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 1004pp. With many b&w illustrations in text. Facsimile edition of the 1864 edition with appendices and illustrations. View more info

Image for The Lord of The Rings (Three Parts in One Volume.). Illustrations by The Author. De Luxe Edition.

The Lord of The Rings (Three Parts in One Volume.). Illustrations by The Author. De Luxe Edition.

By: TOLKIEN, J.R.R.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1984 9th De Luxe Ed.:

Seller ID: 81828


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and gilt/colour pictorial design to front. Marbled endpapers. Speckled page edges. In black hard slipcase with paper title label to front. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase (SC some rubbing to corners and edges.) Cloth clean and bright, endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout, Else a very clean and tight copy. 1193pp. Illustrated with 2 large folding maps. Thin paper. De Luxe Boxed edition of The Lord of The Rings. View more info

Image for The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrations by The Author.

The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrations by The Author.

By: TOLKIEN, J.R.R.:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1975 3rd edition 7th impression:

Seller ID: 82454


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers with black lettering and illustration to boards. Maps to endpapers. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very condition with very good dustwrap (DW edges rubbed, few a few chips, held in protective sleeve.) Not price clipped. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout, Else a very clean and tight copy. 317pp. With 15 B&W illustrations including endpapers. 1972 3rd edition of The Hobbit. View more info