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London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1852. Recent rebinding in green cloth, original spine label retained, new endpapers, text block entirely sound, frontispiece portrait of Webster, original tissue guard foxed, some foxing spots on portrait, text block throughout clean and sound, gift inscription on retained original front endpaper dated 1853.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Making a Water-Colour

by Ennis, George Pearse

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Published
1933
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Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
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London: The Studio, 1933. dustwrapper edgeworn, book sound and clean. With numerous tipped-in plates of paintings by various artists, with the author's assessment on facing page. Nice copy.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

by Parris, Matthew

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Published
2016
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Very Good
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Reprint
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London: Profile Books, 2016. generally fine condition. The quotation from Swift on Empire, from Gulliver's Travels, should be imprinted on every child's mind!. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Life in a Scotch Sitting Room Vol. 2

by Cutler, Ivor

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Published
1984
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780413551801
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London: Methuen, 1984. large 8vo size, slight curling at corners, else generally fine sound clean copy. First edition in paperback, simultaneous with hardback edition. A review copy, with publisher's slip enclosed.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Martin Honeysett. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families

by Toibin, Colm

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Published
2012
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670918164
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London: Viking, 2012. generally fine copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Aucassin and Nicolete

by West, Michael (trs.)

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Published
1910
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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London: Harrap, 1910. large octavo size, undated but apparently around 1910, green cloth with illustration on paper pasted to front board, illustrated by Main R. Bocher, music by Horace Mansion, decorated by Evelyn Paul, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, 13 tipped-in plates, a little foxing to few outer leaves, otherwise clean sound copy. Medieval French romance 'done' in faux-medieval… Read more
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Old Testament Figures in Art

by De Capoa, Chiara

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780892367450
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$20.85

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USA: Getty Trust, 2004. generally fine copy, with beautiful quality illustrations.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Slang Today and Yesterday - With a Short Historical Sketch and Vocabularies of English, American and Australian Slang

by Partridge, Eric

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Published
1935
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Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Routledge, 1935. red cloth chipped at spine ends and with some general wear, text block clean and sound. Weight is over 1kg - extra post charge may apply, depending on location.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Book of Sussex Verse

by Cook, C. F. (editor)

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Published
1920
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Very Good
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Reprint
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Hove, Sussex: Combridges, 1920. green cloth clean and sound, front endpaper neatly clipped out, text block otherwise excellent condition.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Lord of Creation

by Crosland T. W. H.

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Published
1904
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Grant Richards, 1904. green cloth generally sunned in spine area, mild darkening in from page edges throughout text block, half-title page apparently missing. The author, a poet and journalist, wrote a series of humorous diatribes highlighting then-current prejudices on topics such as Scotsmen, the Welsh, the Irish, Women and Jews. Here he turns his attention on men, in particular… Read more
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Better Handwriting

by Thomson, George L.

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Published
1954
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Penguin, 1954. Puffin picture book no. 96, some darkening and spots to covers, otherwise clean and sound, 32 pages.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Mackintosh's Masterwork - The Glasgow School of Art

by Buchanan, William

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Glenbower Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780862672423
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$23.16

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Glasgow: Richard Drew, 1989. generally fine copy in similar dustwrapper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.
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Bibliographie Instructive: Ou Traité de la Connoissance des Livres Rares et Singuliers. Volume de la Jurisprudence et des Sciences et Arts

by De Bure, Guillaume-François

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Published
1764
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.53

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Paris: Guillaume-Francois De Bure, 1764. old, presumably contemporary full leather, worn and scuffed, front board disbound, library stamp of Dublin religious residence, text block otherwise sound and clean, 773 pages. Early bibliographical work, one of several volumes by this enthusiastic bibliophile.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Fate of Felicity Fark in the Land of the Media: A Moral Poem in Rhyming Couplets

by James, Clive

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780224011853
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London: Cape, 1975. second impression, covers a bit sunned, else sound copy.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Marc . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Lost Diaries

by Brown, Craig

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007360604
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London: Fourth Estate, 2010. generally nice copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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London: J. F. and C. Rivington and Others, 1790. four volumes in contemporary full leather binding, quite worn, spine head to volume 1 chipped, hinge cracking but holding, corners bumped and frayed, text blocks clean and sound, frontispiece portraits of Milton in three of the volumes, full page illustrations also at the start of each of the twelve books of… Read more
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NOVELS AND ROMANCES Of the Author of Waverly [seven volumes]

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Published
1824
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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Edinburgh: Constable, 1824. volumes 1-7 of this set containing three novels: The Pirate (vols 1, 2); The Fortunes of Nigel (vols 3, 4); Peveril of the Peak (vols 5-7). the gilt-decorated leather portion of the bindings is probably contemporary, but the marbled paper on the boards is recent; text block edges marbled; text generally clean and sound throughout apart from… Read more
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Reading Groups

by Hartley, Jenny

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Glenbower Books
Published
2001
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Very Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9780198187783
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London: Oxford University Press, 2001. small crease at one corner, otherwise clean sound copy.. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Hooking Up - Essays and Fiction

by Wolfe, Tom

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Glenbower Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224061193
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$6.95

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London: Cape, 2000. a little corner creasing, owner name on endpaper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Night Side of New York

by Author Not Known

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Fair
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Reprint
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New York: Excelsior Publishing House date unknown, presumed late 19th century, originally in card covers - portion of spine is all that remains - lacks title page also, begins on first page of text, 121 pages plus 23-page catalogue of publisher's other issues. Text includes four full-page illustrations by Beard. Binding is stapled through, text is mostly clean, apart from… Read more
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