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image of The Mysteries of Udolpho, A Romance; interspersed with some pieces of poetry. In three volumes. The British Novelists; with an essay; and prefaces, biographical and critical. Vols XLV - XLVII

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London: F C and J Rivington; W Otridge and Son; A Strahan et al, 1810 A complete early set of Ann Radcliffe's classic tale in contemporary full leather bindings, published as part of the British Novelists series. Classed as 'fair' because the bindings, although currently sound, have a lot of wear. The spines have the remains of gilt compartments with… Read more
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$571.76
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The Lancashire Witches. A Romance of Pendle Forest

by William Harrison Ainsworth

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Published
1849
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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$750.44

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London: Henry Colburn, 1849 A fair to good set of 3 volume first edition of this classic occult tale, in later half leather bindings. The bindings, which look to be circa late 1890's/early 1900's have 5 raised bands to spines with gilt decoration in 4 of the compartments and title, author and volume number in the other 2. They are… Read more
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Northanger Abbey [Winchester Edition]

by Jane Austen

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Published
1906
Condition
Good
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$64.32

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Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906 A good copy of the Winchester Edition version of Northanger Abbey. In original green cloth binding with gilt decoration and titles to spine. Top page edges gilt, remaining edges untrimmed.The spine is lightly sunned with some wear to spine ends, including a small tear at the top. The internal spine binding is turned inwards, and the… Read more
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Irish Myths and Legends

by Lady Augusta Gregory

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$285.88

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London: The Folio Society , 2011 A fine copy of the Folio Society edition of Irish Myths and Legends with an introduction by Colm Toibin and preface by W B Yeats. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki who also produced the design for the boards. A beautiful production now out of print. In the original slipcase which is in near fine clean… Read more
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Shirley. A Tale

by Currer Bell [Charlotte Bronte]

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Published
1849
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$1,357.93

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London: Smith, Elder, and Co.,, 1849 A good set of the 1st edition in 3 volumes in largely contemporary blind-stamped decorative cloth bindings. The cloth has been rebacked and new endpapers provided so the books are sound and tight. All have some degree of loss to the original spines, particularly Vol II which has lost the top part including some… Read more
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Published
1897
Condition
Good
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$443.11

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London and New York : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1897 A good to very good copy of the first Macmillan edition with Hugh Thomson illustrations. In the original red decorative cloth binding with gilt page edges and decorative yellow endpapers. The binding has intricate gilt decoration to the spine and front board. It is in very good clean condition. The… Read more
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Island Nights' Entertainments. Consisting of The Beach of Falesa, The Bottle Imp, The Isle of Voices

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
11th thousand
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$57.18

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London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1898 A very good copy of the 3rd printing of the 1893 1st edition, in contemporary half leather binding with marbled boards and matching endpapers. Top page edges gilt. Binding is in very good clean condition with light wear to corners and edges including spine joints. Contents: half title; frontispiece with tissue… Read more
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
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$1,357.93

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London: Richard Bentley, 1833 A very good copy of the first single volume edition of Mansfield Park as published with the original Bentley Standard Novels series title page as well as the book title page. Newly rebound in half calf with gilt-lined raised bands, title label, author and date to spine, and marbled boards. New endpapers. The bookplate of Coker… Read more
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The Black Tower

by P D James

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$142.94

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London : Faber and Faber, 1975 A very good copy of the 1st edition signed by P D James on the front endpaper. The dustwrapper, designed by Errol le Cain, is complete with some edge nibbling at the spine and at the folds, more pronounced at the bottom edge. It has slight toning, more obvious on the inner surface and… Read more
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$142.94
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Emma Vols I & II

by Jane Austen

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Published
1906
Condition
Good
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$128.65

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Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906 A good to very good copy of the 'Winchester Edition' of Jane Austen's Emma in 2 volumes. In the original green cloth bindings with gilt titles to spine. Top page edges gilt; remainder untrimmed. The bindings are in good to very good clean condition with bright gilt to spines. There is some pulling to spine ends… Read more
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Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
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$157.23

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London : J M Dent & Co, 1904 A very good copy of the fifth edition in this form edited by R Brimley Johnson, with 6 colour plates by H M Brock. First published in 1898, this edition was very popular and quickly went through a number of printings. In the original decorative cloth binding with gilt titles to spine… Read more
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The Winged Darkness and Other Stories. Translated from the Danish. With Introduction and Notes by Hedin Bronner

by William Heinesen, Hedin Bronner

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Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$200.12

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New York, Paisley Scotland : Irvington Publishers Inc, Wilfion Publishers, 1983 A near fine copy in very good unclipped wrap. The wrap has some crinkling to the top edge and slight marking at the top. It is in a removable protective wrap. Cloth binding in near fine condition with a small bump to the top front corner and some cloth… Read more
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Tehanu. The Last Book of Earthsea [unpublished proof copy]

by Ursula le Guin

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$21.44

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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1990 An uncorrected proof copy of the first English edition of Tehanu in the original publisher's soft wraps. The cover has the stamp of the receiving organisation to the front. Internally there is a Gollancz compliments slip. Cover is slightly grubby with slight folds to front corners. Contents clean and bright. The proof copy left space… Read more
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The Lottery and Murad the Unlucky. Miss Edgeworth's Popular Tales

by Maria Edgeworth

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Published
1860
Condition
Good
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$28.59

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Halifax: Milner and Sowerby, 1860 A nice early copy in the original decorative card covers with black and white frontispiece and vignette title page. The binding has a flower design and titles to the front and a list of Milner and Sowerby's Juvenile Books at the rear. Contents: advertisement for Popular Tales and Juvenile Stories; frontispiece with signature dated 1862… Read more
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Golden Lives: The Story of A Woman's Courage

by Frederick Wicks

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Published
1891
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$42.88

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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1891 A good copy in the original decorative card binding. The binding has general wear, particularly to spine and corners. The spine is slightly cocked and there is some grubbiness. There are ownership initials and blind stamp to the fep. Contents are very clean with the occasional light spot. With 5pp publisher's ads… Read more
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
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$986.29

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London: Richard Bentley, 1833 A very good copy of the first single volume edition of Mansfield Park. Newly rebound in half leather with marbled boards, and with new endpapers. Page edges marbled. The binding has gilt-lined raised bands to the spine and title and author labels. Contents with black and white frontispiece (with new tissue guard), vignette title page and… Read more
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
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$142.94

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London & Toronto, New York: J M Dent & Sons Ltd; E P Dutton & Co, 1922 A very good copy in contemporary half leather binding with colour frontispiece, decorative title page, and 15 colour plates by Charles E Brock. The binding has false raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and titles. It is in very good clean condition,… Read more
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Published
1856
Condition
Good
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$428.82

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London: Richard Bentley, 1856 A good copy of the 1856 reprint of the Bentley edition of Mansfield Park in the original brown decorative cloth binding. Mansfield Park was first reprinted by Bentley as part of his Standard Novels series in 1833. This reissue retains the original frontispiece but without the vignette title. The cloth binding has blind stamped decoration to… Read more
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The Vicar of Wakefield

by Oliver Goldsmith, Austin Dobson (introduction)

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Published
1904
Condition
Good
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$8.58

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London and New York : Macmillan and Co., 1904 A good copy in the original decorative cloth binding with numerous delicate illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 4th reprint of the 2nd edition in this form (first published with Thomson illustrations in 1890). The binding has sage green cloth with heart leaf design in darker green and gilt titles to front board;… Read more
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image of The Complete Works of Jane Austen. In 12 volumes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Emma; Mansfield Park; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Lady Susan; The Watsons; Letters

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Boston and New York: Colonial Press Company A scarce printing of Jane Austen's works in 12 volumes, undated but cited as 1906, with 30 colour plates by H M and C E Brock, 6 further illustrations and a folding facsimile autograph letter. In matching blue cloth bindings with paper labels which state that this edition is the 'Beacon Edition'. Top… Read more
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$1,143.52