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cover of THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

by Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

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Published
1889
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Very Good
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London: Walter Scott, 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. Plates (6) by W. Reynolds + head- tailpieces and 73 decorated (mostly floral) chapter initials. Octavo blue cloth, spine decorated in gilt with gilt titling (tips worn/slightly marked) Top edge gilt. Frontis + 451pp endpapers with minor pale foxing and name (E.G. Gregson 26.3.39) to free endpaper. One blank corner with… Read more
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cover of COMEDIES

COMEDIES

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1946
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Very Good
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London Everyman's Library No. 153: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. Duodecimo light green blindstamped cloth, gilt title to spine (slightly faded). Half title + series title + titlepage + contents & chronology +848pp + 8pp list of Everyman's Library titles, 3 tickets from many years… Read more
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cover of THE AMBASSADORS [on cover "complete and unabridged"]

THE AMBASSADORS [on cover "complete and unabridged"]

by James, Henry (1843-1916)

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Published
1992
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Very Good-
ISBN
9781853260346
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London: Wordsworth Classics, 1992. Softcover. Very Good-. Cover after a detail of painting by John Singer Sargent. Paperback card covers (edges rubbed) half title + titlepage + introduction +380pp + booklist. Clean tight and no loose pages or tears.
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cover of A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM The Warwick Shakespeare

A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM The Warwick Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William edited by Edmund K. Chambers (1866-1954)

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1895 approx
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Good
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London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1895 approx. Hardcover. Good. Octavo green cloth black lettered to spine and covers (tips bumped but neat and tight) 214pp +[8]pp publisher's list. Endpapers and titlepage browned else text unfoxed. About half the book's pages are editor's notes, appendices, glossary and index. Previous owner has made neat pencil notes to pp… Read more
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cover of PATTERNS IN THE DUST

PATTERNS IN THE DUST

by Grant-Adamson, Lesley

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Published
1985
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Good
ISBN
9780571134489
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London: Faber and Faber 1st edition first pinting, 1985. Hardcover. Good/Good+. Octavo black boards silver titled to spine in dust jacket (1" of tape residue to boards where jacket secured but jacket complete with minimal wear to tips) 191pp includes half title, titlepage & dedication. Ex library with round stamp to verso of titlepage only. … Read more
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cover of TRAGEDIES

TRAGEDIES

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1947
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London Everyman's Library No. 155: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good. Duodecimo green blindstamped cloth, gilt title to spine (slightly faded). Half title + series title + titlepage + contents & chronology +982pp including index. Tickets from many years ago for Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford laid… Read more
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cover of THE LITTLE BOOK OF MODERN VERSE chosen by Anne Ridler with a preface by T.S. Eliot

THE LITTLE BOOK OF MODERN VERSE chosen by Anne Ridler with a preface by T.S. Eliot

by Ridler, Anne (1912-2001) preface by T.S. Eliot

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Published
1941
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Good
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London: Faber and Faber 1st edition first impression, 1941. Hardcover. Good/None. Octavo beige cloth, black lettered to spine (covers bit foxed tips worn some edge fading but sound) 160pp includes half title and titlepage. Endpapers with minor foxing but all other pages clear, paper bit tanned but not brittle, clean and supple. *Starting with Gerald Manley… Read more
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cover of THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM Done into English by Edward Fitzgerald Written and embellished by Bernard Way

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM Done into English by Edward Fitzgerald Written and embellished by Bernard Way

by Fitzgerald, Edward (translator)

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Published
1904 approx but n.d
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Very Good
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London: Simpkin, Marshall Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd, 1904 approx but n.d. Hardcover. Very Good. Colour frontis tipped onto vine & grape borders by Bernard Way. 182x135mm brown cloth brightly gilt to cover and spine (slight wear to tips & hinges). Printed in red and black in 75 verses by McLagan & Cumming Chromo-Lithographers & Printers Edinburgh. Gift… Read more
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cover of LA NOUVELLE HELOISE ou Lettres de Deux Amants habitants d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes, Recueillies et publiées par J.J. Rousseau .. Nouvelle Edition, ornées de six figures. Tome Second (vol. II of 3 only)

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Paris: Bossange etc, Lefevre etc new edition, 1808. Hardcover. Fair. Plates (2 as required in this volume). Volume II (of 3) only, 12mo half calf (spine split 2/3rds and label chipped with major loss/tips worn) 464pp. Plates offset onto text opposite, paper slightly toned but neat, tight copy.
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cover of JULIE, ou la Nouvelle Heloise Tome Second (vol. II only)

JULIE, ou la Nouvelle Heloise Tome Second (vol. II only)

by Rousseau, J.J. (1712-1778)

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Published
1823
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Good
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Paris: Mme Veuve Dabo, 1823. Hardcover. Good. Volume II (of 2) only, 12mo original marbled paper over boards with white vellum spine label but without title on it (corners & edges worn/spine label lightly soiled) 412pp which include index to this volume. Some pale foxing at beginning and end with damp mark not affecting legibilty. No… Read more
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cover of THE TRAGEDY OF CORIOLANUS edited for the use of Students.

THE TRAGEDY OF CORIOLANUS edited for the use of Students.

by Shakespeare, William edited by A.W. Verity

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Published
1905
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Good
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Cambridge: at the University Press 1st edition, 1905. Hardcover. Good. Octavo red cloth gilt bust of Shakespeare to cover (spine worn edges rubbed tips worn) xxxvi + 308pp +[4]pp & 8pp publisher's lists. A few notes and minor pale foxing, school stamp and ownership Zoe Brooks, Midsomer Norton to pastedown with Sold stamp.
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cover of THE SPOILS OF POYNTON

THE SPOILS OF POYNTON

by James, Henry (1843-1916)

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Published
1964
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Good
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Harmondsworth Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1964. Softcover. Good. Cover illustration by Philippe Julian. Paperback in Penquin Modern Classics (tips rubbed and 1cm split to foot of spine) 192pp. Neat tight copy, no marks and no loose pages.
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cover of LEMPRIERE'S DICTIONARY

LEMPRIERE'S DICTIONARY

by Norfolk, Lawrence

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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London: Minerva, 1996. Softcover. Very Good. Thick paperback [8]+627pp +publisher's booklist. A very neat copy. *Historical fiction ..engrossing ..comic brilliance are just some of the reviews of this novel of the East India Company, the siege of La Rochelle and the eponimous classical dictionary. A neat copy no inscriptions, bright and tight..
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cover of A WARWICKSHIRE TESTIMONY

A WARWICKSHIRE TESTIMONY

by De Angelis, April

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780571203550
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London: Faber & Faber 1st edition, 1999. Softcover. Very Good. Cover design by Pentagram. Paperback grey pictorial card covers [xiv] +75pp. A play on the changing ways of life based on "living memories" gathered from local interviews of villagers of Clifford Chambers in Warwickshire. The play was premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Other Place Theatre in… Read more
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cover of RUMPOLE FOR THE DEFENCE

RUMPOLE FOR THE DEFENCE

by Mortimer, John (1923-2009)

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Published
1984
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Good
ISBN
9780140060607
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London: Penguin Books Ltd, 1984. Softcover. Good. Paperback (tips sl.rubbed) 186pp +[6]pp publisher's book list. One ink spot to margin of 9 leaves never touching text. Slight edge tanning else neat and clean. *Seven stories of courtroom drama.
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cover of THE HASH-KNIFE OUTFIT

THE HASH-KNIFE OUTFIT

by Grey, Zane (1872-1939)

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Published
1950
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Good
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London: Hodder & Stoughton 1st yellow jacket edition, 1950. Softcover. Good. Cowboy silhouette to titlepage. Octavo paperback (crease to cover/spine rubbed & bit wrinkled/dusty) 256pp. Paper edge browned, slightly cocked but no loose pages and no tears or marking. Blue endpapers.
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cover of BETTER STRANGERS

BETTER STRANGERS

by Ellis, Delia

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780947993344
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Upton-upon-Severn Worcestershire. UK: Malvern Publishing Co. 1st edition first edition, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo boards in dust jacket 220pp +[2]pp of Romance & Historical Romance. *As New. Left an orphan Lucy is determined to fend for herself, not easy for women in Regency times. Adventure and romance.
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cover of HUMPHRY CLINKER With an Introduction by V.S. Pritchett

HUMPHRY CLINKER With an Introduction by V.S. Pritchett

by Smollett, Tobias (1721-1771)

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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London: Collins Classics 632, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Frontis portrait by S. Van Offen. Post octavo green cloth in orange dust jacket (cloth V.G./jacket with 2mm chip to foot of spine) 352pp.
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cover of MR. PHILLIPS

MR. PHILLIPS

by Lanchester, John

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Published
2000
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Fine
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London: Faber & Faber 1st edition first printing, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Octavo boards in dust jacket (near fine in near fine dust jacket) 247pp no marks or signs of use. *Lanchester's second novel. The previous book won the Whitbread first novel award, the Hawthornden prize, the Betty Trask prize and was translated into 20 languages.… Read more
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cover of TWENTY-FIVE MODERN ONE-ACT PLAYS

TWENTY-FIVE MODERN ONE-ACT PLAYS

by Bourne, John (editor)

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Published
1938
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Very Good
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London: Victor Gollanz Ltd First edition 1st printing, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good. Small octavo dark navy cloth with red titling to spine (spine sun-faded/tips sl.rubbed) 670pp inscribed "to Nan Xmas 1938" else V.G. *Plays by Stephen Vincent Benet, Laurence Housman, Clifford Bax et al.
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