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Image for When We Were Very Young. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Tenth edition, In Second Issue Deluxe Fine Leather Binding.

When We Were Very Young. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Tenth edition, In Second Issue Deluxe Fine Leather Binding.

By: MILNE, A. A.; SHEPARD, E. H.;

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1925 10th edition & 2nd Issue Deluxe Binding:

Seller ID: 81008


Hardback, size approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In light blue full calf leather covers with gilt lettering and decorations to spine, gilt paneling to front with pictorial gilt figures to front. All page edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. In very good near fine condition. Cover in excellent condition. Almost negligible rubbing to corners. Some slight darkening to endpapers. No penned inscriptions. Very small blue mark to page 14, otherwise inside pages all very crisp, clean and tig... View more info

Image for The Poetical Works With Notes of Various Authors; and with some account of the life and writings of Milton, derived principally from original documants in Her Majesty’s State-Paper Office. By the late Henry John Todd, M.A. Fifth Edition. In Four volumes.

The Poetical Works With Notes of Various Authors; and with some account of the life and writings of Milton, derived principally from original documants in Her Majesty’s State-Paper Office. By the late Henry John Todd, M.A. Fifth Edition. In Four volumes.

By: MILTON, JOHN:

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons, Longman, Simpkin &c &c., 1852:

Seller ID: 78896


4 vols. 8vo. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In brown full calf leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering to spine on black and maroon morocco title labels, gilt paneled boards and edge dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges, Spines slightly darkened. Some minor rubbing marks to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Georgio Darrock, 1862.” Binders stamp to bottom edge “Nutt & Son... View more info

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Master Mariner - Book 1 - Running Proud.

By: MONSARRAT, NICHOLAS:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company. London. 1978. 1st ed, 2nd imp.:

Seller ID: 54933


Black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed at top edge. Price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 524pp. Ills. with b/w maps and line drawings. This is the story of Matthew Lawe, whose spectacular act of cowardice in the midst of Drake’s defeat of the Spanish Armada brought upon him a wild witch’s curse that he stay on earth until his guilt was purged... View more info

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THE STRAND MAGAZINE. An Illustrated Monthly. Vol. XII (12) July - December 1896. With: A.CONAN DOYLE: Rodney Stone. (Chaps.1 - 10)

By: NEWNES, George;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London George Newnes 1896:

Seller ID: 77100


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 7 inches. In beveled edge blue cloth covers, pictorial design to front, and decorative gilt lettering to spine. Red speckled page edging. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped/rubbed with some minor rubbing to ends of spine. Some slight darkening/handling marks to cloth. Neat owners label to half-title pg. Some mild foxing to frontis verso. Cracked between endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. Contents include: Ad... View more info

Image for Marius the Epicurean: His Sensations and Ideas. Two volumes. Second edition.

Marius the Epicurean: His Sensations and Ideas. Two volumes. Second edition.

By: PATER, WALTER:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1885:

Seller ID: 79721


2 vols. Hardback, Tall 8vo. Quarter bound light brown calf leather and blue cloth boards. Gilt lettering to maroon leather spine label, with gilt banding and decoration. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary binding. In very good near fine conditions. Contemporary covers. Clean and bright. Neat inscription to endpaper “Walter A. Ford, Wellington College, 1886.” Page edges rough cut. A couple of tiny spots to pages, Else very clean and tight copies throughout. 239 &... View more info

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The Spinners. A Novel.

By: PHILLPOTTS, EDEN:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: William Heinemann. 1918 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73857


Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In good condition. Spine slightly faded. Edges slightly bumped. Mild foxing and slight browning to edges. Else clean and tight copy. 403pp. Novel set in Dorset. A miller’s son seduces and abandons Sabina, a spinner. The story is in two parts, the first is Sabina’s story, the second her bastard son’s. View more info

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The Widow Garland. A Novel.

By: PHILLPOTTS, EDEN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson. 1955 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73858


Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed and marked with piece missing. Handling and other small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 248pp. Novel developed from a radio play. View more info

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Folly and Fresh Air.

By: PHILLPOTTS, EDEN:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London. Trischler and Co. 1891 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73859


Size 5.0 x 7.25 inches. In green cloth covers with maroon lettering and decor to spine and front. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Slight lean. Spine slightly marked. Handling and other small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Bookseller’s old label to back endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 293pp. Stories based in Dartmoor about a holiday taken in &... View more info

Image for Singular Figures. Six Lectures. Edited by Paul Roberts.

Singular Figures. Six Lectures. Edited by Paul Roberts.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Colchester. Footprint Press. 1989 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76442


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. (small label mark to rear corner of dw). Small marks to front endpaper where prev owners label removed, else a very clean and tight copy. 79pp. View more info

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Real Wraiths.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Village Press. 1974.:

Seller ID: 67000


Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. In limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. 96pp. Strange mystical tale of imagination and fantasy with Lucifer, Persephone, Hades, Demeter, Venus. View more info

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Samphire. Signed copy.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £99.00

Publisher: New York. T.Seltzer 1922 (not published in England). 1922.:

Seller ID: 73794


Size 4.5 x 7.25 inches. In patterned hard card covers with paper title labels to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends. Mark from old label to front. Large bookplate to front endpaper. Owner and author’s inscriptions to front endpaper, dated 1930. Slight browning throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 53pp. Collection of poems. Signed by author at a lecture he gave on Shakespeare in USA. View more info

Image for Powys to a Japanese Friend. Edited by Anthony Head.

Powys to a Japanese Friend. Edited by Anthony Head.

By: POWYS, John Cowper; HARA, Ichiro; HEAD, Anthony;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1990 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76450


Hardback. 9 x 5.5 inches. In pink cloth with original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. DW minor crease to top edge. Neat owners label to front endpaper else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. View more info

Image for Powys to Knight. The letters of John Cowper Powys to G. R. Wilson Knight. SIGNED.

Powys to Knight. The letters of John Cowper Powys to G. R. Wilson Knight. SIGNED.

By: POWYS, John Cowper; KNIGHT, Wilson; BLACKMORE, Robert;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76455


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped, slight crease top edge.). Neat ownerslabel ans small mark to front endpaper. Signed by editor on title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs. Fifty letters written from John Cowper Powys sixty-fifth to his ninetieth year, 1937-1... View more info

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Still The Joy Of It.

By: POWYS, Littleton C.;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. Macdonald. 1956 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76499


Size approx 9 x 5.5 ins. Hardback bound in grey cloth with red and gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine slightly faded and darkened, small tear top rear edge.) Else a very clean and tight copy. Loose newspaper clipping relating to ‘Powys family home’ tipped in front. 286pp. View more info

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Black Laughter.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bristol. Redcliffe. 1983 1st thus edition.:

Seller ID: 76439


Hardback. Size 7.5 x 5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver lettering to spine and in original dustwrapper. In near fine conditionwith near fine dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve. Not price clipped.) Neat owners label to frontendpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 222pp. Novel set in Africa. View more info

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

Image for Fables. With Four Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. Signed.

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

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

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