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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 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

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The Works of Lord Byron. With His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore, Esq. In Seventeen Volumes.

By: LORD BYRON:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1832-33:

Seller ID: 80396


17 volumes. Hardback, pocket size, approx 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Quarter bound in dark maroon calf leather and decorative floral-patterned green silk-cloth covered boards. Light and dark brown leather spine labels, with raised and gilt banding to spines. Marbled edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges, corners with some bumps and chips to leather. Small nick/chip to edge of leather on front board of vol.1. Some minor darkening to cloths. ... 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 “... 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 Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome New Imression. Popular Edition.

Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome New Imression. Popular Edition.

By: MACAULAY, LORD:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1899:

Seller ID: 79074


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In Quarter-Bound light brown calf Leather binding, marbled boards, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, with black lettered spine label, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good near fine condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor darkening to spine and edges. Some minor rubbing to boards. A couple of minor spots to endpapers, binders stamp to front “A.A. Denny, Strand.” A couple of minor handling ma... 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. Wit... 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

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Welsh Ambassadors. (Powys Lives and Letters).

By: MARLOW, Louis;

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1936 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76486


Hardback. Approx 8.5 x 6 ins. In red cloth with black lettering to spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened and faded at spine and top edges, nick to top of spine, in protective sleeve.) Cloth faded at ends of spine. Bookplate to front. Else a very clean and tight copy. 281pp. 12 b&w plates plus frontis. View more info

Image for Hero and Leander. A poem begunne by Christopher Marlowe and finished by George Chapman. Limited edition.

Hero and Leander. A poem begunne by Christopher Marlowe and finished by George Chapman. Limited edition.

By: MARLOWE, CHRISTOPHER / CHAPMAN, GEORGE:

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London. Joseph M.Dent. 1909 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 70886


Size 6.25 x 8.5 inches. In vellum covers hard card board with gilt to light brown leather spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Boards slightly discoloured and warped. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 103pp. With some red decoration. Marlowe had completed the two opening Sestyads before his death and ‘about a hundred lines of the third’. The work was completed by George Chapman. ... View more info

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Eggs and Baker. or The Days of Trial.

By: MASEFIELD, JOHN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: William Heinemann. London. 1936 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61257


8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. Blue endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips at ends. Slight browning. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 298pp. Novel by the Poet Laureate. View more info

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Selected Poems. Signed limited edition.

By: MASEFIELD, JOHN:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Wiliam heinemann, Ltd. 1922:

Seller ID: 73082


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In white hard card covers with gilt to vellum spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed. Handling marks. Author’s signature to limited edition. Else a clean and tight copy. 245pp. With portrait frontis. Collection of Poems by John Masefield. limited edition of 530 of which this is No.386. View more info

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The Hollowed-Out Elder Stalk. John Cowper Powys as Poet.

By: MATHIAS, Roland; POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Enitharmon Press. 1979 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76459


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to spine. In original dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW Price clipped, label mark to front and rear corner.) Else a very clean tight copy. 158pp. View more info

Image for Vittoria. Two Volumes. Surrey edition.

Vittoria. Two Volumes. Surrey edition.

By: MEREDITH, GEORGE:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Times Book Club. 1912 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 57758


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Ex library copies. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened with slight chips and small tears to tops. Corners slightly bumped. Labels from Seafarers’ Education Service on front endpapers. With a few stamps at rear, and some minor foxing. Else clean and tight copies. 320, 309pp. With b/w frontis and tissue guards. Published in 1867, this is the sequel to Sandra Belloni. It is a most vivid account... View more info

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The Amazing Marriage. 2 volumes.

By: MEREDITH, GEORGE:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co. 1895:

Seller ID: 58335


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Slight part fading to covers. Occasional foxing spots throughout. Else clean and tight copies. 270, 282pp. View more info

Image for Diana of the Crossways. A Novel.

Diana of the Crossways. A Novel.

By: MEREDITH, GEORGE:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Chapman and Hall. 1885 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 58336


In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Small marks to covers. Owner’s inscription in pencil on half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 398pp. An account of an intelligent and forceful woman trapped in a miserable marriage and was prompted by Meredith's friendship with society beauty and author Caroline Norton. View more info