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The Little Red Chairs.  Signed.

The Little Red Chairs. Signed.

by O'BRIEN, EDNA:

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Faber & Faber, 2115 First edition, 2nd impression. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4, fine in slightly edge curled otherwise fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on title, with the original Hatchards "Signed Copy" band,
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A Christmas Carol in Prose, being  A Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. Fourteenth Edition.
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A Christmas Carol in Prose, being A Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. Fourteenth Edition.

by DICKENS, CHARLES:

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Bradbury & Evans, London, 1860. Hand-colored frontispiece, title in red & blue, 3 hand-coloured plates, and vignette illustrations in the text. 8vo (6 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches), 166-pages. Nicely bound in recent full crimson crushed morocco, sides gilt ruled, spine gilt ruled at raised bands with double green lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Bound with the half-title.… Read more about this item
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Dead Man's Folly.
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Dead Man's Folly.

by CHRISTIE, AGATHA:

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The Book Club, London, 1957. 8vo, original cloth in dust jacket. The jacket with loss at base of backstrip and with internal sellotape repairs. A couple of tiny marks on backstrip else the binding very good. Tanning to margins of first 140-pages.
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The Plays of William Shakespeare Edited by  Howard Staunton. The Illustrations by John Gilbert engraved by the Brothers Dalziel.
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The Plays of William Shakespeare Edited by Howard Staunton. The Illustrations by John Gilbert engraved by the Brothers Dalziel.

by SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM:

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George Routledge, London, 1858. First thus. Published 1858-1860. 3 volumes large 8vo (101/4 x 7 inches), pages: 746; 771; & 816. Strongly bound contemporary half dark green morocco over marbled boards. Spines gilt ruled and gilt lettered direct, all edges gilt. Some scuffing to boards and edges but overall very good and attractive on the shelf.
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The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home.
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The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home.

by DICKENS, CHARLES:

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Printed and Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans, 1846, First edition, 2nd state ( with three lines instead of two on the Oliver Twist advertisement at end). Engraved frontispiece and extra pictorial title and illustrations. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches), pages: 174:(2, advertisements). Original red cloth blocked in blind and pictorially in gilt. … Read more about this item
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Vanity Fair, a Novel Without a Hero. Illustrationd by the author.

Vanity Fair, a Novel Without a Hero. Illustrationd by the author.

by THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE:

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Bradbury and Evans, London, 1849. Frontispiece, extra engraved title, plates & illustrations. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), 624-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, sides gilt ruled, spine gilt in compartments with burgundu lettering piece, all edges marbled. Armorial bookplate. Scuff to upper cover, plates foxed but largely marginal.
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Les Deux Freres.

by SAND, GEORGE:

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Michel Levy, Paris, 1875. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 264-pages. contemporary half brown calf, spine with letteing piece. Spine now faded to light brown, all edges marbled. Corners scuffed otherwise good.
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Old Christmas from the Sketch Book of Washington Irving. Third edition.
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Old Christmas from the Sketch Book of Washington Irving. Third edition.

by IRVING, WASHINGTON:

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Macmillan, London, 1878, Frontispiece, tinted pictorial title and plates and illustrations by Randolph Caldecott. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 165-pages. Original green cloth pictorially blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Corners bumped, the gilt a trifle dulled, overall very good.
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The Vicar of Wakefield. With thirty-two illustrations by William Mulready.

The Vicar of Wakefield. With thirty-two illustrations by William Mulready.

by GOLDSMITH, OLIVER:

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John Van Voorst, London, 1855. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), 306-pages plus advertisements. Contemporary full bevelled grained calf, spine blocked in black and gilt letteed drect, all edges gilt. 4-inch crack to lower joint but holding well.
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The Heir of Redclyffe.

by YONGE, CHARLOTTE M:

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John W. Parker, London, 1859. 8vo (7 5/8 x 5 inches), 524-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, sides gilt ruled, spine gilt with black lettering piece, all edges marbled. Armorial bookplate. Very good. Anonymous.
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Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Spanish.
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Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Spanish.

by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL:

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Charles Daly, London, [ c. 1850 ]. Engraved portrait, extra engraved title and plates. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches), 491-pages. Contemporary full crimson calf, the boards and spine very elaborately blocked in gilt and gilt lettered direct. Corners rubbed, chipping at headband, overall very good, unusual, and attractive. Armorial bookplate.
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Selected Letters. Edited by Michael Millgate.

Selected Letters. Edited by Michael Millgate.

by HARDY, THOMAS:

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Clarendon Press, Oxford. 1990. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), original cloth. Very good in good dust jacket which has fading to the backstrip.
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A Book of Worthies gathered from the Old Histories and now written anew by the Author of the Heir of Redclffe.

by YONGE, CHARLOTTE M:

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Macmillan, 1903. Engraved title vignette. Small 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Contemporary full tan calf, sides ruled in gilt enclosing the gilt arms of Forest School. Spine gilt in compartments with burgundy lettering piece, all edges gilt. Boards spotted; overall very sound and attractive. Anon.
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The Moss-Troopers, a Border Tale in three volumes by the author of Bannockburn.
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The Moss-Troopers, a Border Tale in three volumes by the author of Bannockburn.

by PORTER, JANE:

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A. K. Newman, London, 1826. First edition. Vols. 2 & 3 only (of 3). 8vo (6 7/8 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: 223:(1) & 255:(1) contemporary full blue calf. Upper cover of vol. 3 detachedf and with wear on inner margin of title. Bindings rubbed, joints cracked. Rare. Anonymous.
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Grandeur et Decadence de Cesar Birotteau.

by BALZAC, H. DE:

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Calman-Levy, Paris, c. 1900. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), 389-pages. Contemporary half tan calf, spine gilt on raised bands with burgundy lettering piece. Signature & date [1907] pn front fly.
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Westward Ho!

by KINGSLEY, CHARLES:

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Macmillan, London, 1891. Reprint. Portrait. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 591-pages. Contemporary full tan prize calf. Sides gilt ruled enclosong the Arms of Stationer's School on upper cover. Spinr gilt in compartments and on bands, green lettering piece, all edges marbled. Boards spotted but overall good.
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The Romance of Tristram and Iseult. Illustrated by Maurice Lalau.

The Romance of Tristram and Iseult. Illustrated by Maurice Lalau.

by BEDIER, JOSEPH. Translated by Florence Simmonds.:

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Heinemann, London, 1910. First thus. Tipped-in coloured fromtispiece and 19 tipped-in coloured plates all with lettered tissue guards. 4to (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches), 218-pages. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt and pictorially blocked in white, uncut. Spine dulled otherwise very good. Contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper.
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Smiley's People.

Smiley's People.

by LE CARRE, JOHN:

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Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1980. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), original cloth, good in slightly rubbed dust jacket. Please excuse the reflection in the photograph.
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The Vale of Cedars or the Martyr. With illustrations by Dalziell Brothers.

The Vale of Cedars or the Martyr. With illustrations by Dalziell Brothers.

by AGUILAR, GRACE:

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Groombridge, 1885. 20th edition. Engraved extra title, plates. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 293-page. Contemporary full tan prize calf, sides gilt ruled enclosing gilt arms of St. George's School, Harpended. Spine gilt in compartments with burgundy lettering piece. Prize label on front pastedown, all edges gilt. Some scuffing but overall good and attractive.
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The Rivals, and Tracy's Ambition. Bound with Hook's "Danvers and the Friend of the Family".

The Rivals, and Tracy's Ambition. Bound with Hook's "Danvers and the Friend of the Family".

by GRIFFIN, GERALD; HOOK, THEODORE:

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Sims & M'Intyre. 1851 & David Brace, n.d. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 inches). pages: 287 & 244. Engraved portrait. Contemporary red calf over marbled boards. Spine gilt ruled with black lettering piece. Corners scuffed else good.
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