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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
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,
Illustrated by Salvador Dali.
Hardback. Folio. A fine copy in a fine slip-case. Quarter bound in leather with moire silk sides. Pp.xvi,154. 34 full-page colour illustrations. Introductory essays by George Melly ("Salvador Dali the Surrealist") and Michael Prodger ("Dali and Dante"). This edition is the first to reproduce Dali's original watercolours, and the first to show any of Dali's work with an English translation of Dante's text. "In this hauntingly beautiful realisation of what Dali called Dante's "angelic vision of being" we see two artists in symbiosis and at the height of their powers."
Published : The Folio Society, London 2007, First Edition Thus
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
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
Illustrated by John Austen.
4to. A very good copy. Gilt lettered quarter vellum. Top edge gilt. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Number 365 of 850 copies. 85pp followed by a Hand-list of books illustrated by John Austen. 5 colour and 8 black and white illustrations + 4 head-pieces.
Published : William Jackson (Books) Ltd, London 1929, First Edition Thus
Illustrated by Jack Harman.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with black title and rider and horse on front board. No inscriptions. Light foxing to page ends. Good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has some chips and tears along the edges and which is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London 1956, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1890? A very good copy in attractive pictorial boards which are a little rubbed at edges. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Decorated end-papers. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 32 pages. Poetry with attractive colour lithographs.
Published : Marcus Ward & Co. Ltd., London,
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 96 pages. Poems and songs in Scots and English by an exiled Scot.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1934, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth which is elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,262. 24 coloured illustrations including frontispiece and title-page vignette.
Published : J. M Dent & Co, London 1905, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper of the first printing. Pp.xxxi,878. 21 illustrations.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 2009, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with some edge tears. Lettering faded on spine of wrapper. Ownership inscription. 275 pages. A novel in Welsh.
Published : Gwasg, Aberystwyth 1958, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in light brown boards lettered in gilt on spine. New end-papers. A softback book which has been rebound without the original covers. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Unopened. 247 pages. Vol. 35 in a series entitled "Travaux D'Humanisme et Renaissance". The text, however, is in English. Chapters on "Platonic Allegory and Ethics in the "Faerie Queene"; "The Heavenly Hymns: Christian or Platonic"; "Spenser's Sapience and Leone Ebreo " etc.
Published : Librairie E. Droz, Geneva 1960, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy internally in an old, worn and torn, full leather binding. Worming to margin of first few pages.Ownership inscription dated 1724. Pp.,471,. Frontispiece. Text in Latin.
Published : R. Bonwicke et al, London 1721,
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