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The Idler by the Author of the Rambler.  With Additional Essays in two Volumes.  the Fourth Edition Vol. I
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The Idler by the Author of the Rambler. With Additional Essays in two Volumes. the Fourth Edition Vol. I

By The Author of the Rambler (Samuel Johnson)

London: J Rivington and Sons and T Carnan, 1783. 4th Edition . Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket (as published). 4.5" x 7. A collection of letters to the editor and essays from and about London's literary set in the mid 18th century. Volume I only. This is the original incarnation of the Idler. In clean and sound condition, although the leather binding is worn at the edges and the hinges are weak but holding. There is a previous owner's name on the front free end paper and some annotations on the title page. A pleasing volume. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries. Not available for economy shipping outside of the UK.

$35.89

The Annotated Charlotte's Web
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The Annotated Charlotte's Web

By E B White. / Peter F Neumeyer

London : HarperCollins, 1994. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The classic children's tale by E B White with explanatory notes added on a two columns per page format. (one for the story and one for the notes). In clean and sound condition with bumping to the binding and dust wrapper at the head and foot fo the spine. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries. A slightly heavier book, additional shipping costs may be required for some destinations / shipping speeds. Not available for economy shipping outside of the UK.

$55.97

The Distaff Muse.  An Anthology of poetry written by womed.
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The Distaff Muse. An Anthology of poetry written by womed.

By Clifford Bax and Meum Stewart

London : Hollis & Carter, 1949. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5.5" X 7.5. A collection of poetry written by women. Internally clean and in a sound binding, externally the boards have some marks and signs of handling. No dust jacket. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries.

$4.09

Some More of Me Poetry
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Some More of Me Poetry

By Pam Ayres

Galaxy Records, 1976. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 8.5. Another collection of amusing and witty poetry from this british favourite. Some signs of handling but still a tidy copy. Signed "Pam Ayres" on the title page. (no dedication). All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries.

$4.02

Charles Lamb: Essays
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Charles Lamb: Essays

By Rosalind Vallance & John Hampden

London: The Folio Society, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.5" x 9. Frank Martin. Edited versions of this English essayists work from the turn of the 18th / 19th centuries. Black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration in a red card slipcase. All in very good order. there is the small signature of a previous owner at the head of the front free end paper. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries.

$6.82

William Hazlitt Essays
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William Hazlitt Essays

By Rosalind Vallance & John Hampden

London: The Folio Society, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.5" x 9. Frank Martin. Edited versions of this English essayists work from the turn of the 18th / 19th centuries. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration in a grey card slipcase. All in very good order. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries.

$4.95

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Omar Khayyam / Edward Fizgerald

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1946. Hardcover. Good/Good. 7" x 10. Sarkis Katchadourian. The translation into English by Edward Fitzgerald of this witty Persian poem. This one has gorgeous illustrations., many in colour. A clean and sound copy, with some wear to the dust wrapper which is now in a non-intrusive clear sleeve. There are a couple of stamps of a previous owner, one inside each board. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Call or email with your queries. .

$10.03

Essex Poems 1963 - 67
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Essex Poems 1963 - 67

By Donald Davie

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 7.5" x 8.5. Michael Foreman. A first edition collection of poems written by a former Professor of Literature at Essex University. Many of which show inspiration from the East Anglian countryside. The book is printed on caramel coloured paper and the dust wrapper is quite a heavy sugar paper or similar. The book is clean and sound but the dust wrapper shows signs of wear / handling, with small tears to the edges and some tanning. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$11.47

The Children's Bells
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The Children's Bells

By Eleanor Farjeon

London : Oxford University Press, 1963. Hardcover. Good/Good. 6" x 9. Peggy Fortnum. An anthology of poems for the younger reader. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers and a protective sleeve for the dust jacket. Evidence of reading wear. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$18.65

Orion IV  Orion (4)
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Orion IV Orion (4)

By Denys Kilham Roberts (Ed)

London: Nicholson & Watson, 1947. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6" x 9.5. An anthology of 20 writings / short stories etc by a variety of authors, Including Edward Sackville West, George Barker, Edith Sitwell, Graham Greene, etc etc. Internally clean apart from evidence of previous ownership on the front free end paper, the binding is sound. Externally the cloth covered boards show signs of handling a liquid damage. No dust wrapper. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$12.85

I Lost my Bike to a Tree.  Living with Peter and Dementia.
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I Lost my Bike to a Tree. Living with Peter and Dementia.

By Cressida Hammerton

Norwich, Norfolk: Pabulum , 2004. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 8.5. Sophie Hammerton. A collection of writings and drawings with a theme of living with someone suffering from dementia. In clean and sound condition. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Call or email with your questions.

$7.16

The Poetical Works of John Milton with Life.
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The Poetical Works of John Milton with Life.

By Milton, John

London: T Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1855. Leather Bound. Good/No Jacket (as published). 4" x 6.5. Milton's poetry + biography. Illustrations are tissue guarded. Red leather with tooled / gilt decorationa nd lettering, gilt edges to the pages. Externally they show some signs of handling particularly to the top third of the front hinge. But the bindings are sound and the pages clean apart from evidence of water damage to the page edges but this does not encroach on the text. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK. Please call or email with your questions.

$14.36

The Language of Love.  Book One
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The Language of Love. Book One

By Shula Bailey

1977. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). A selection of drawings and verse by Shula Bailey on a theme of love. In clean and sound condition. There is a gifting dedication inside the front cover signed by Shula Bailey. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$17.23

Helps to the Study of Leigh Hunt's Essays
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Helps to the Study of Leigh Hunt's Essays

By C D Punchard

London: Macmillan and Co, 1899. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 4.5" x 6.5. Study notes for the output of Leigh Hunt the essayist working in the first half of the 19th century. Internally clean and sound but shows signs of wear / handling externally. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$14.36

The Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq / Poems by William Cowper Esq of the Inner Temple.  With the Life of the Author.  Volume I
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq / Poems by William Cowper Esq of the Inner Temple. With the Life of the Author. Volume I

By Rev T Greatheed

London: John Bumpus, 1821. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket (as published). 4" x 6.5. Volume one only of Greatheed's work on Cowper. In an ornate red full-leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering and raised bands to the spine. Gilt page edges. Some spotting to the first few pages, but from the contents onwards it is clean. Sound binding. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$14.36

Poets of the Nineteenth Century (The English Helicon)
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Poets of the Nineteenth Century (The English Helicon)

By T K Hervey (Ed)

London: A H Baily & Co. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 8. A large collection of poetry from the 19th century. Illustrated with steel engravings. The book is not dated but is probably from around 1900. Red cloth covered boards with gilt decorating and lettering. Gilt edges pages. A pleasing and tactile volume. Clean, apart from a gifting dedication on the front free end paper, sound binding and some signs of handling externally. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$57.41

Times Three.  Selected Verse from Three Decades
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Times Three. Selected Verse from Three Decades

By Phyllis McGingley

New York: The Viking Press, 1962. Hardcover. Good/Good. 6" x 8.5. An anthology of poetry with foreword by W H Auden. A slightly worn copy with some discolouration to the wrapper through sunning, otherwise clean and sound. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Call or email with your questions.

$6.68

The Call of the Wild
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The Call of the Wild

By Jack London

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1912. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4.5" x 7. An illustrated version of London's classic tale. A clean and sound book, although there is a previous owners signature on the front free end paper and the front end paper is cracked on the hinge but still sound. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$14.28

Elysian Fields.  A Dialogue
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Elysian Fields. A Dialogue

By Salvador De Madariaga

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1937. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4.5" x 7. Imaginary conversations between famous people on subjects in the news in the 1930s. A clean and sound book, although there are signs of handling externally. No dust wrapper. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$15.72

The Garden of the Prophet
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The Garden of the Prophet

By Kahlil Gibran

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1954. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 5.5" X 8. Another work of prose by Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931) and illustrated by the author. A clean and sound book, although there is a previous owners signature on the front free end paper, the dust wrapper shows some wear / evidence of handling. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually the same or next business day. Please call or email with your questions.

$7.16

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