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Image for Lavengro: The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest. With an introduction by Theodore Watts. Second Edition. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

Lavengro: The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest. With an introduction by Theodore Watts. Second Edition. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

By: BORROW, GEORGE: BETTANY, G.T.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden Limited, 1893 2nd:

Seller ID: 80292


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. Slight lean to spine. Some fading to cloth and some rubbing to corners and edges. Endpapers darkened. Some minor foxing to frontis plates else pages very clean and tight. 404pp + 8pp cat. Illustrated with 2 B&W plat... View more info

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Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of William IV and Victoria. From original family documents.

By: BUCKINGHAM AND CHANDOS, DUKE OF:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett 1861 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 80548


2 volumes. Tall 8vo. In the original mauve cloth, decorated in blind on both covers, lettered in gold. Re-cased. Colour on spines and on inside edge of one back cover a bit faded. 2 sm. ink marks on one page. Else very good. 2 steel-engr. portraits. 401 pp./ 429 pp, cat. 16 pp. View more info

Image for Memoirs of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the "Sylva", &c. &c. Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters, to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and Sir Edward Nicholas. Also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of France, in the Time of King Charles I, and the Usurpation. Edited from the Originall Mss. by William Bray. A New Edition. In Five Volumes.

Memoirs of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the "Sylva", &c. &c. Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters, to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and Sir Edward Nicholas. Also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of France, in the Time of King Charles I, and the Usurpation. Edited from the Originall Mss. by William Bray. A New Edition. In Five Volumes.

By: EVELYN, John: BRAY, William:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, 1827 New Edition:

Seller ID: 80537


5 Volumes. Hardbacks, 8.5 x 6 inches. In sumptuous polished dark calf leather bindings, beautiful blind embossed paneled boards and decorated spines, with gilt leaf detailing and lettering to spines. Red page edges and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some handling marks to covers; some rubbing to extremities, some surface chips and marks to boards. Inscriptions to first blank endpapers. Some light foxing to inside pages; mostly around plates but some odd spot... View more info

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Dame of Sark An Autobiography.

By: HATHAWAY, SIBYL:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Country Book Club, 1962:

Seller ID: 80788


Hardback, approx 9 x 5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in illustrated red & white dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW slight rubbing to edges.) Small stamp to endpaper “M.C. Dyke.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 211pp. Illustrated with 9 B&W photo plates and a map. Channel Islands View more info