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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or Mirth and Marvels
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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or Mirth and Marvels

By Ingoldsby, Thomas

London: Richard Bentley, 1882. Half leather with marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to the spine; engraved frontisepeice plate, further few b/w illustrations within. Some rubbing to the binding. Contents good and tight, hinges strong, original marbled endpapers, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Victoria Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (11 x 16cm).

$24.29

SCOTT'S NOVELS - WAVERLEY (32 volumes)

By Scott, Sir Walter

London: Archibald Constable & Co. And Hurst , Robinson & Co., 1828. 1823-1828. Fine, decorative bindings in very good condition; complete Scott's Novels to Woodstock, 21 titles. Bound in brown leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering to the spines, with five raised bands to the spines, the compartments between decorated with gilt motifs. Each book with engraved title page and frontispiece plate, patterned end papers. The bindings are very good and strong with a little general wear and light rubbing to extremities. Volume 13 has some a careful repair to the marbled paper to the front board. The set is complete in 25 volumes and includes the following titles: Waverley; Guy Mannering; The Antiquary; Rob Roy; Old Mortality; A Legend of Montrose and the Black Dwarf; The Heart of Midlothian; The Bride of Lammermoor; Ivanhoe; The Monastery; The Abbot; Kenilworth; The Pirate; The Fortunes of Nigel; Peveril of the Peak; Quentin Durward; St. Ronan's Well; Redgauntlet; The Betrothed and The Highland Widow; The Talisman; Woodstock] Contents clean and tight.Book plate to the front endpapers belongs to Thomas Watson Lovibond, of Lovibond Brewers.. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - Landscape. Book.

$418.35

FINE BINDINGS - WAVERLEY NOVELS (28 volumes)

By Scott, Sir Walter; Lang, Andrew (Editor)

Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829. 1829-1833. Fine, decorative bindings in excellent condition; a part set of the Waverley Novels (28 of 48? vols.) Finely bound in dark blue calf over red marbled boards with edges marbled red to match, red morocco title labels to the spines with contrasting oval number on-lays, all lettered in gilt, with five raised bands to the spines, the compartments between decorated with gilt thistle motifs. Each book with engraved title page and frontispiece plate, patterned end papers. The bindings are very good and strong with a little general wear and light rubbing to extremities, slightly darkened to the spines. Dimensions of the bindings 110mm x 164mm, the whole requiring 700 mm of shelf space. Contents clean and tight. Sold as a set of fine bindings. A heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply.. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - Landscape. Book.

$323.88

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE - TWO VOLUMES
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE - TWO VOLUMES

By Carroll, Lewis

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1910. Two Lewis Carroll titles bound in soft blue suede with a limp back feel. Both generously illustrated by John Tenniel including frontispiece with tissue guards. Original decorative blue suede binding with black debossed decoration to the front panels. Binding very good with a little general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, endpapers a little dust soiled and paper lightly toned. Very good copies of this rare edition.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John Tenniel. 8vo. Book.

$323.88

HAZLITT'S WORKS - THE AGE OF ELIZABETH AND CHARACTERS OF SHAKESPEAR'S PLAYS; SKETCHES & ESSAYS,THE PLAIN SPEAKER; TABLE TALK, SPIRIT OF THE AGE
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HAZLITT'S WORKS - THE AGE OF ELIZABETH AND CHARACTERS OF SHAKESPEAR'S PLAYS; SKETCHES & ESSAYS,THE PLAIN SPEAKER; TABLE TALK, SPIRIT OF THE AGE

By Hazlitt, William

London: George Bell and Sons, 1870. Complete in five volumes - Bohn's Standard Library. THE LITERATURE OF THE AGE OF ELIZABETH AND CHARACTERS OF SHAKESPEAR'S PLAYS - First edition 1884 ; SKETCHES & ESSAYS AND WINTERSLOW. New edition 1884, THE PLAIN SPEAKER - Opinions on books, men, and things. A New Edition 1870; TABLE TALK - Essays on men and manners. A New Edition 1876 , SPIRIT OF THE AGE - or Contemporary Portraits. Fourth Edition 1886. Attractive half leather binding with matching marble boards and endpapers.Gilt detailing to the spines with title labels, a little general wear (Please see images.) Contents clean and tight, simple private bookplate on the front pastedown, David Guy Charles Allan, otherwise unmarked, no foxing, all edges marbled. A very good attractive firm set.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$195.68

THE MIRROR CRACK'D FROM SIDE TO SIDE
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THE MIRROR CRACK'D FROM SIDE TO SIDE

By Agatha Christie

London: Collins, 1964. Crime Club Choice 256 pages. Original dust jacket good, with a little light rubbing, some loss to the base of the spine, price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding very good. Contents clean and tight, small name to the front free end-paper, otherwise unmarked. A very good copy, with a fair to good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Book.

$37.79

THE BEAUTIFUL YEARS
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THE BEAUTIFUL YEARS

By Williamson, Henry

London: Faber and Faber, 1958. pp. 238. Dust jacket, faded to spine with a little rubbing to edges . Publisher's yellow cloth with blue lettering to the spine; binding very good and bright with a little general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. This is the first book of Flax of Dream.. Revised Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$26.99

A CHRONICLE OF ANCIENT SUNLIGHT [15 volumes] The Dark Lantern, Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, How Dear is Life, A Fox Under My Cloak, The Golden Virgin, Love and the Loveless, A Test to Destruction, The Innocent Moon, It was the Nightingale etc.
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A CHRONICLE OF ANCIENT SUNLIGHT [15 volumes] The Dark Lantern, Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, How Dear is Life, A Fox Under My Cloak, The Golden Virgin, Love and the Loveless, A Test to Destruction, The Innocent Moon, It was the Nightingale etc.

By Williamson, Henry

London: MacDonald, 1953. A complete 15-vol. set of Williamson's semi-autobiographical sequence of novels; all first editions, first impressions with the exception of three, The Goldon Virgin, third impression The Fox Under My Cloak and How Dear is Life, second impressions. Jackets and books generally very good; Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, Love and the Loveless price-clipped, repaired with tape and chipped. The Dark Lantern and A test to Destruction are without jackets. Contents clean and tight without inscriptions, annotation and foxing. Please see images. An attractive complete set, now protected in removable archival sleeves.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Broom Lynne. 8vo. Book.

$371.11

THE DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN
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THE DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN

By Williamson, Henry

London: Faber and Faber, 1955. pp. 439. Dust jacket very good with a little wear and rubbing to edges, a few careful repairs. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; binding very good and bright with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions or annotations. A very good copy. This is the third book of Flax of Dream. . Revised. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$40.49

THE PATHWAY
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THE PATHWAY

By Williamson, Henry

Faber & Faber, 1957. Original buff cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions or marking. A good copy.. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$8.10

A YANKEE AT THE COURT OF KING ARTHUR
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A YANKEE AT THE COURT OF KING ARTHUR

By Twain, Mark

London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. pp.342 Hard-back binding, very good, gilt to spine, with a little general rubbing and wear, cloth slightly bubbled in places Contents good and tight, no inscriptions, front end paper scuffed, hinge strong and tight. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$40.49

NIGHT FLIGHT
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NIGHT FLIGHT

By SAINT-EXUPÉRY, Antoine De

London: Desmond Harmsworth, 1932. pp. viii, 208. Original dust jacket in very good to near fine condition, not price-clipped, very careful repair to the reverse at the top and base of spine with Japanese tissue. dark blue/grey cloth binding with silver gilt lettering to the spine, light general wear with some fading to the base of the spine. Contents clean and tight, original plain end papers very good, hinges very good, not cracked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of the scarce first English edition. 'Night Flight , published as Vol de Nuit in 1931, was the second novel by French writer and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. It went on to become an international bestseller and a film based on it appeared in 1933.[1] Its popularity, which only grew with the ideological conflicts of the 1930s & 1940s, was due to its master theme of sacrificing personal considerations to a cause in which one believes.'. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$910.91

E.M.Forster: Critical Assessments Complete in 4 Volumes

By Stape, J. H.

Helm Information Ltd, 1998. Complete hard back set of 4 volumes in publisher's card box - new.. First Edition. Hardcover. New/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$60.73

Waiting for Sailing Orders: Fisher-Life at the Land's End
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Waiting for Sailing Orders: Fisher-Life at the Land's End

By Gladstone, George

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1873. 126 pages; numerous b/w illustrations. Original hardback binding, good with some general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight,endpapers toned, no inscriptions, unmarked. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$13.50

THE HISTORY OF SIR CHARLES GRANDISON IN A SERIES OF LETTERS.
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THE HISTORY OF SIR CHARLES GRANDISON IN A SERIES OF LETTERS.

By Richardson, Mr Samuel

Dublin: Printed for Thomas Walker, 1780. pp. vi, [2], 330. Contemporary full sheep binding with title label to spine. Binding good only with some general wear and rubbing, some chips and cracking to leather but essentially sound, corners worn. Contents good and clean, light wear to fore-edges of some pages, where gathering a little proud. A good copy of vol. one. Dublin imprint.. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (10.5 X 17.5 cm). Book.

$32.39

THE FORTUNES OF THE COLVILLE FAMILY OR A CLOUD AND ITS SILVER LINING A CHRISTMAS STORY
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THE FORTUNES OF THE COLVILLE FAMILY OR A CLOUD AND ITS SILVER LINING A CHRISTMAS STORY

By Smedley, Frank E.

London: Arthur Hall Virtue and Co., 1858. Pp. x 244. Attractive quarter leather binding with matching marbled paper covered boards and endpapers, gilt decoration to spine compartments, a little general wear and some light rubbing, joints firm. Contents generally clean, but with a stain to the lower edge of first few pages, text block tight, no inscriptions or other marks. A very good copy.. Third Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Phiz. 12mo (11 x 16cm). Book.

$33.74

A Necessary Evil (Robert Fairfax 5)
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A Necessary Evil (Robert Fairfax 5)

By Hannah March

London: Headline, 2001. 278 pages. Original dust jacket fine. Hard-back binding fine. Contents clean and tight unmarked, edges a little marked, no inscriptions. A near fine copy with a fine dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Book.

$12.15

THE DOORS ARE CLOSING
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THE DOORS ARE CLOSING

By Sebestyen Gyorgy

London: Angus and Robertson, 1958. 254 pages. Original dust jacket very good, with some general wear, browning to the back panel, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight unmarked, edges toned, no inscriptions. A very good copy with a very good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$20.24

TRANSFORMATION: OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI
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TRANSFORMATION: OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1886. An extra-illustrated edition with numerous real photographs mounted on inserted plates, probably produced in Italy for the tourist market; pp.xi, 400; c. 24 real mounted photographs. Contemporary half vellum with red pebbled cloth boards. Red title label and extensive gilt decoration to the spine. All edges dyed red. Binding very good and strong with light general wear and a litte rubbing. Contents clean and tight; a little dust marking to the top edge of some pages, no inscriptions. A very good extra-illustrated copy. Hawthorne's famous novel, set in Italy with the opening line: - "Four individuals, in whose fortunes we should be glad to interest the reader, happened to be standing in one of the saloons of the sculpture-gallery in the Capitol at Rome." . New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$64.78

SCENES OF THE OLDEN TIME
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SCENES OF THE OLDEN TIME

By [Adams, A.H. Davenport]

London: T. Nelson, 1867. 128 pages; engraved frontispiece plate; three further engraved plates. Publisher's textured blue cloth with gilt lettering and blind stamped decoration to the bevelled-edged boards. Binding very good with light general wear. Contents good and tight, original brown coated end papers, neat gift inscription to the front blank page dated Xmas 1867, last page browned, light spotting to a few pages. A very good copy. Includes descriptions of the origins and significance of Valentine's Day, May Day, April Fool's Day, Midsummer's Day, Wells and Fountains and so on.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo (11 x 17.0cm).

$21.59

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