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Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. No ownership inscription. This is no. 153 of 500 copies. Pp.ix,195. Illustrated. The catalogue of an extensive Dickens collection.
Published : Humanities Research Center University of Texas, Austin Texas 1961, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light red cloth lettered in gilt. Small, neat ownership inscription. Not foxed. 332 pages. Essays on Dickens, Thackeray, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, Mrs. Gaskell, Anthony Trollope and George Eliot.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1934, First Edition
Illustrated by Douglas Percy Bliss.
Hardback. A very good copy in paper covered boards with red cloth spine lettered in gilt. Lower board tips slightly bumped. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. Top edge spotted otherwise clean throughout. 197 pages. Illustrations, some in colour, by Douglas Percy Bliss. Note loosely inserted containing gift inscription from Isabel Bliss (presumably a relative of the illustrator).
Published : Oxford University Press 1928, First Edition Thus
Hardback. 16mo. Nd. Probably mid-19th century. A good plus copy in reddish-brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine faded but lettering clear. All edges gilt. Lacks front end-paper and half-title. No ownership inscription. Pp.ix,491. Numerous tissue-guarded steel engravings.
Published : Charles Daly, London,
Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
4to. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Small tear in cloth at head of spine. A clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxiv,311. Many illustrations including colour. Introductory essay by J.B. Trend.
Published : Constable, London 1922, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Pp. [vi],154 + 32pp adverts dated 5/82. Lacks rear blank end-paper. Scarce.
Published : Griffith and Farran, London 1883, First Edition
A very good, bright, copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,227.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1955, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in a full leather binding which has been rebacked. Five raised bands on spine which is lettered in gilt. Old ownership inscription on half title. Some browning to end-papers. Pp.xxvii,333. Plate at page 288. The title continues: "The Third Edition; To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing Some observations upon the Language of these Poems; Tending to Prove, that they were Written, not by any Ancient Author, but Entirely by Thomas Chatterton." Thus these are actually 18th century poems by Chatterton who was a serious poet in his own right.
Published : T. Payne and Son, London 1778,
Hardback. A very good five volume set in a half-leather binding. Spines lettered in gilt on maroon title-pieces. Top edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Two bookplates in each volume. A clean set with only a little light foxing. Frontispiece and one other plate in Volume One. A nice set of a sought-after edition of the Canterbury Tales. Photograph available on request.
Published : William Pickering, London 1830,
Hardback. A very good copy in decorative paper-covered boards with orange cloth spine lettered in black. In a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xi,102. Black and white illustrations by the author. This is a re-issue of Chesterton's first book which was published in 1900.
Published : Sheed & Ward, London 1930,
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 186 pages.
Published : The Harvill Press, London 1954, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which has one small closed edge tear but is otherwise fine. 212 pages. First published in 1900 this is Churchill's only novel. It shows Churchill's outlook on life as a youth. "All my philosophy is put in the mouth of the hero".
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1990, Reprint
A very good copy. Softcover. Inscribed by the author. 48 pages. Poetry in the dialect of north-east Scotland.
Published : Culter Community Council 1982, First Edition
Hardback. Fine copies in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. Endpapers and page ends in green. Vol. I The Contemporaray Response, Pp.xviii, 391. Vol. II The Writer and the Poet Pp.vi,415. Vol. III Writers, Writing and Wessex Pp.vii,447 and Vol. IV A Twentieth Century Overview Pp.vii,565. Each volume has a frontispiece and Vol.III has maps. The slipcase is near very good with one tear and rubbing to one edge. A nice set.
Published : Helm Information Ltd., Mountfield,near Robertsbridge , East Sussex 1993, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. 1950s? A very good copy in dark grey cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 217 pages. Reprint of an 18th century erotic novel by the author of "Fanny Hill".
Published : Fortune Press, London,
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 212 pages.
Published : Gowans & Gray, Glasgow and London 1926, First Edition
Hardback. 16mo. A good copy in a full leather binding. Lacks title-piece. Marbled end-papers. Ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,217. Illustrations. This is the second edition of two volumes of humorous poetry, published together here for the first time.
Published : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1814,
Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill.
Hardback. 24mo. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some wrinkling to spine cloth. Ownership inscription. Postcard of the Cornish rock known as "Dr. Syntax" pasted to rear end-paper and with some writing to front and rear end-papers and a small drawing copied from a print in the British Museum on the front end-paper. Pp.x,407. Many illustrations.
Published : William Tegg, London 1865,
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Bookplate of the novelist, Compton Mackenzie. Pp.297,iii. Title page vignette. Essays and poetry. Text in Latin.
Published : Freres Barbou, Paris 1723,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription. 104pp. Interesting essays on Stevenson.
Published : The Epworth Press, London 1945, First Edition
Hardbacks. 16mo. A very good three volume set in a full grey leather binding decorated in gilt and lettered in gilt on maroon title-pieces. Marbled edges and end-papers. A little wear to spine ends and edges. Gift inscription in each volume. Frontispiece vignette and other engravings in each volume.
Published : John Sharpe, London 1825,
Hardback. A near very good copy in blind-stamped red cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,466 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Tissue-guarded illustrations. Boards now protected by a clear, removable, sleeve.
Published : G. Routledge & Co, London 1858,
A good copy in green cloth lettered in white. Binding starting to come loose. 150 pages. A volume in the "Pioneer Series".
Published : William Heinemann, London 1897,
Hardback. A good plus two volume set in quarter brown leather lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Some wear/rubbing at spine ends. Marbled boards, edges and end-papers. No ownership inscription. Vol. I,pp.viii,368. Vol.II, pp.[viii],383. An early edition (in English) of a work that includes "Rip Van Winkle," "Sleepy Hollow," etc.
Published : A. and W. Galignani, Paris 1824,
Harfback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine which is faded. Previous owner's name and address on front free endpaper. 232 pages. Short stories set in Africa.
Published : B.H.Blackwell, Oxford 1910, First Edition
Illustrated by R. Cruickshank.
Hardback. Nd. c.1840? A near very good copy in a green half-leather binding with lighter green pebbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt on a red title-piece and with five raised bands. Some rubbing to spine and board tips. Marbled edges and end-papers. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. A little end-paper foxing but otherwise clean. 251 pages. Eighty-five engraved plates by R. Cruickshank.
Published : Black And Armstrong, London, Second Edition
A very good copy. Paper covers. 189 pages + 16pp. adverts. A volume in the "Autonym Library" series.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1894, Second Edition
A very good copy in slightly marked original green cloth with gilt lettering on spine.Illus. of lady on upper board.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1907, First Edition
A good copy in beige cloth lettered in blue. Top edge gilt. A rather fragile little item. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Rear hinge starting to go. 210 pages. A volume in the publisher's "Autonym Library" series.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1894, First Edition
Hardbacks. Nd. c. 1880? Two matching volumes in a red half-leather binding with marbled boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bookplates. First series 388 pages. Second Series 428 pages. Moderate foxing. Many hundred illustrations (including folding plates) by George Cruikshank and others.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London,
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear at top of spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,206.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1965, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows some fading. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Author's compliments slip loose in book. Pp.xii,290.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1966, First Edition
Hardback. 16mo. Two volumes in one. A good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Spine chipped, worn at ends and with a trace of a vertical crack. Ownership inscription dated 1790. Vol. I,pp.lix, 247. Vol. II,pp.324. Frontispiece to vol. I and title page illustration to each volume. Text in Italian.
Published : , Londra 1781,
Hardback. A fine copy in publisher's deep pink cloth with title in silver on black spine. INSCRIBED presentation copy from editor on title page and dated Sept.16, 1993. 166 pages including 4 page Index. Fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. 1993 "marks the celebration of the one hundredth birthday of Dorothy L.Sayers, and in honour of that centenary, Alzina Stone Dale has gathered some of today's finest and most popular mystery writers and critics to discuss the ways in which Sayers - through her own crime writing and commentary - taught them their trade and rhe manner in which she viewed the mystery as a morality play."
Published : Walker & Company, New York 1993, First Edition
Softback. A good copy in yellow wraps. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. 200 pages. "Fasque" label on front cover. (Fasque was the ancestral home of the Gladstone family). The ninth volume in the Pseudonym Library.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1891, Second Edition
Hardback. A fair to good copy in blue cloth lettered in dark blue. Undated but the publisher's catalogue at the rear is dated Autumn 1937 and a gift inscription on thy front end-paper is dated 1938. Some foxing. 220 pages + 38pp publisher's catalogue. 4 illustrations. Includes contributions by W. E. Johns ("The Ace of Spades"), Arch Whitehouse etc.
Published : John Hamilton, London,
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Nd. but c.1866. Probably first edition. Two title pages one showing the publisher as S.O. Beeton and the other showing Ward, Lock & Tyler. Foxing to end-papers, title page etc. Some wear to edge between spine and upper board. Pp.viii,414. Coloured frontispiece (foxed) and black and white plates and text illustrations. Historical fiction.
Published : S. O. Beeton, London,
Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Just about good in red cloth which is a little creased, worn and marked. One gathering loose. Some end-paper and fore-edge foxing. 254pp + 2pp adverts. Frontispiece. 23 illustrations by Harry Furniss. A fantasy set in Scotland.
Published : Ward and Downey, London 1890, First Edition
Illustrated by J. Y. Dawbarn.
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. The upper board shows some marking/fading. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,192. Chapter head-pieces. This is a historical romance prefixed by a factual statement of the historical setting and with a number of factual Appendices.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1913, First Edition
Hardbacks. 16mo. A two volume set being volumes sixth and seventh of the novels of Daniel De Foe. Leather bound, showing some wear and lacking spines. Marbled edges. Internally very good. Bookplates. Volume Sixth, pp.xii,259. Volume Seventh, pp.vii,251.
Published : John Ballantyne & Co, Edinburgh 1810,
Hardbacks. A two volume set being volumes eighth and ninth of the novels of Daniel De Foe. 16mo. Leather bound showing some wear and with volume eighth lacking the spine. Marbled edges. Bookplates. Internally very good. Volume eighth, pp.viii,272. Volume ninth, pp.vii,251.
Published : John Ballantyne & Co, Edinburgh 1810,
A very good copy. Bookplate. 221pp + adverts. There is a Preface and an Appendix by Arthur Ransome who translated the work.
Published : Stephen Swift & Co, London 1912, First British Edition
Hardback. A very good copy rebound in marbled boards with leather spine lettered in gilt. New endpapers. Top edge gilt. Half-title and fly-title present but lacks advert. leaf at end. 305 pages. A Gothic novel set in a Swabian village during the Thirty Years' War. Photograph available on request.
Published : William Blackwood and T. Cadell, Edinburgh and London 1832, First Edition
A very good copy in card covers. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,29. Introduction by John Robert Moore. First published in 1704.
Published : Published for the Luttrell Society By Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1948,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A nice,clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 336pp. Includes one full-length novel and two short novels. Preface by Professor James T. Boulton.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1970, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A near very good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt decoration (which shows some rubbing). Marbled edges and end-papers. Small leather ownership label on front fixed end-paper of John Delaware Lewis, a 19th century Liberal M.P. and barrister. Bound without the half-title. Pp.xii,311. 24 illustrations by George Cruikshank. This is the first one volume edition, with substantial revisions by the author. Photograph available on request.
Published : Published for the Author By Bradbury & Evans, London 1846, New Edition, Revised and Corrected
Illustrated by Francis D. Bedford.
A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear to top and bottom edges of boards. Spine slightly faded. A little foxing. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Pp.viii,182. 14 full page illustrations of which 8 are in colour. Text illustrations.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1927, First Edition Thus
Nd. c.1927. A very good copy in black cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Pp.viii,504. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Introduction by Philip Guedalla.
Published : Alfred A Knopf, New York, Bradenham Edition
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