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The Captain's Death Bed and Other Essays.

By Woolf, Virginia:

London: The Hogarth Press, 1950 First edition. HB. Maroon cloth, gilt titles to spine, no dustjacket. Maroon tinted top page edges. 224pp. Editorial note by Leonard Woolf. Twenty five essays by Virginia Woolf. Very Good copy, with clean crisp pages, but spine cloth colour very faded.

$13.49

Barnabae Itinerarium or Barnabee's Journal.

By Brathwait, Richard (ed. Joseph Haslewood):

London: Reeves & Turner, 1876 New edition, revised by W.Carew Hazlitt. HB. Boards and cloth spine. Part paginated. A few b/w engraved plates. Brathwait lived c1588 to 1673. Includes a life of the author, and a catalogue of his works. Some rubbing and dulled covers with light fraying to spine ends. Binding sound and most pages clean, some light foxing at ends. Name on flyleaf verso. A Good+ copy.

$12.14

George Eliot: the Jewish Connection.

By Levitt, Ruth:

Jerusalem: Massada, 1975 First edition. HB. Cloth, gilt titles, dustjacket. 160p. Signed by the author to flyleaf with dedication. Also with notes in the author's handwriting added to text in places. Foreword by Abba Eban. The author argues the influence of Daniel Deronda, with its defence of Jewishness, on the Zionist movement in modern Israel. Good+ book in Very Good jacket. Light wear to cover edges, endpapers browned, pages lightly tanned. Light creasing and rubbing to dust jacket edges, tiny tears. Now in protective sleeve.

$16.19

Fables de La Fontaine

By -----:

Paris: Garnier Freres, Libraires-Editeurs 1868 Illustrations par Grandville, text in French. HB, xxxii, 667pp, frontis and numerous illustrations. Red cloth boards, red leather spine with raised bands and gilt, aeg. Edges and ends are rubbed, corners have heavier loss of cloth. Previous owner's tiny label plus 5 words to top front pastedown. Volume is foxed throughout, heavier early and late. A G+, tight copy.

$47.22

The Dream of Scipio

By Blakeney, Edward Henry:

London: The Fortune Press 1927 Translated from the Sixth book of the de Republica of Cicero, together with the Latin text, Introduction & Notes. Hb, first edition, 48pp, frontis with tissue guard. Limited edition number 138 of 525 copies printed by The Whitefriars Press on English unbleached hand-made paper. Paper boards, buckram spine, gilt. Some light tanning to endpapers and to page edges ( numerous pages uncut). Some wear to spine ends, light markings to boards, A VG copy.

$47.22

Love's Cross-currents

By Swinburne, Algernon Charles:

New York & London: Harper & Brothers 1905 A Year's Letters. Hb, first edition, viii, 245pp. Decorative cloth boards, spine and edges darkened,. Previous owner's bookplate to fep. A VG copy.

$16.19

The Joys of Forgetting - A Book of Bagatelles

By Shepard Odell:

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1928. First edition A collection of essays. Foreword by Walter de la Mare. HB, 1st ed, 278pp. Foxed early and late and to foredge. Gilt to spine. Boards and spine lightly rubbed. Still a VG copy.

$48.57

The Reader's Companion To Twentieth Century Writers

By Parker Peter:

London: Fourth Estate Ltd, 1995. This book provides biographical and bibliographical entries for over 1000 novelists, short story writers, poets and playwrights from Britain and Ireland, the USA and Canada, Australia and New Zealand, India, Africa and the Caribbean. Edited by Peter Parker. HB, xvi, 825pp. Dust jacket has v minor chip. A fine copy and dust jacket.

$14.84

Letters to T.E. Lawrence

By Lawrence, A.W.:

London: Jonathan Cape 1962 Hb, first edition, 216pp. Dust jacket has some tanning to edges and some spotting. Spine sunned. A VG+ copy in VG dust jacket.

$47.22

The Plays of J.M. Barrie

By Barrie, J.M.:

London: Hodder & Stoughton 1936 Library leather edition. All his plays in one volume. Hb, 844pp, frontis. Bound in blue leather, gilt to spine and front, teg, light spotting to foredge. White dust jacket lightly spotted and marked with some edgewear. A VG+ copy in VG dj.

$24.28

Dylan Thomas Poet of His People

By Sinclair, Andrew:

London: Michael Joseph 1975 Hb, 18x25.5cms, 240pp, endpaper illustrations from Dylan Thomas's handwritten notes, plus illustrations throughout. Dust jacket lightly creased to spine ends. A near Fine copy in near Fine dust jacket.

$10.79

The Drug-Like Bronte Dream

By Lane, Margaret:

London: John Murray 1980 1st thus An exploration of their world. Hb, pictorial endpapers, 100pp with illustrations by Joan Hassall. A Fine copy in Fine DJ.

$8.77

Essays and Introductions

By Yeats W B:

London: MacMillan & Co Ltd, 1961. First edition Book mainly composed of "Ideas of Good and Evil" and "The Cutting of an Agate", together with introductions to various books published between 1931 and 1936. HB, 1st ed, xi, 530pp, with 2 b/w plates. Light foxing early and late. DJ aged, with small ink mark to back. A VG+ copy with G+ DJ.

$48.57

The Spectator With notes and general index. the Twelve Volumes comprised in two, now bound into one volume.

By ----:

Philadelphia: J J Woodward, 1832. HB in full leather with gilt to spine and boards, 456pp;459pp; b/w frontispieces with tissue guard, vignettes to title pages. Pencil notation to margins by previous owner at intervals. Boards rubbed and worn, some darkening to margins. Some pages in 2nd volume heavily foxed and p367 has 6cm tear affecting text.. Boards lightly rubbed but still a G+ copy.

$33.73

Speeches Literary and Social

By Dickens Charles:

London: John Camden Hotten, no date A collection of speeches made by Charles Dickens. Small HB, 12x16cm, 372pp. Boards rubbed to folds and edges. A VG+ copy.

$14.84

Lord Burghley in Shakespeare

By Phillips G W:

London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd, 1936. First edition Falstaff, Sly and Others. An entertaining discussion of some of Shakespeare's plays, & of some historical evidence in which the author argues that Polonius was by no means the only character in which Shakespeare depicted Lord Burghley, but that this important historical figure was portrayed in several plays and in various disguises, in such a way ast o make it evident that the dramatist's knowledge of him, both in his public and private life, was penetrating and intimate. HB, 1st ed, 285pp. Inscription of previous owner to fep, minor rubbing to boards. Dust jacket darkened with some chipping, loss along top back edge. A VG copy with G+ DJ.

$60.71

The Shades of Aeneas

By McGregor, James H:

USA: University of Georgia Press 1991 The Imitation of Vergil and the History of Paganism in Boccaccio's Filostrato, Filocolo, and Teseida. Hb, ix, 133pp. A fine copy in fine DJ.

$12.14