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THE PROSE WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
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THE PROSE WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

By Longfellow, H. W.

London: George Routledge and Co., 1853. pp iv 506; black and white plates throughout complete with tissue guards. Binding; full tan-calf binding , with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, ruled gilt lines to boards, red spine label. Binding very good with a little very light wear and rubbing. Marbled fore-edges, embossed turn-ins, matching marbled end-papers. Contents good and tight, no foxing, inscription to the reverse of the front free endpaper " W.R. Rossiter Prize for Maps June 29th 1854". A very good bright clean copy. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John Gilbert. 8vo. Book.

$26.34

The Vicar of Wakefield
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The Vicar of Wakefield

By Dr Goldsmith

Whittingham and Arliss, 1815. pp viii 246; b/w illustrations. Original leather binding, with loss to the top and bottom of the spine, hinges frail and held by cords, a little general wear to edges etc. Contents clean and tight, attractive marbled endpapers, unmarked, no inscriptions. Inserted carefully throughout the book are the illustrations from the Cooke's Pocket Edtiion 1815 . A good complete copy.. Whittingham's Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$26.34

REMINISCENCES OF OLD SCOTS FOLK
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REMINISCENCES OF OLD SCOTS FOLK

By Barnet, Ratcliffe

London: T.N. Foulis, 1913. 205 pages with ten colour illustrations, paper guards, plus publisher's adverts to the rear. Original hardback binding, oatmeal cloth, gilt to spine and front board, very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, top edge gilt, others uncut, endpapers lightly toned, name and dated 1915 to the top of the front free endpaper. A very good copy. "To the old Folk who delight to hear their mother tongue, and whose hearts still turn to the land of home".. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Hutchinson, Gemmell. 8vo. Book.

$19.76

MANSFIELD PARK
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MANSFIELD PARK

By Austen, Jane

London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1892. pp. 413. Contemporary green half leather binding by Bickers and Son, matching cloth covered boards, fair with general wear and rubbing to extremities, head/tail of spine and corners slightly chipped/cracked. Contents clean and tight, marbled endpapers, later inscription to front free paste-down, complete with frontispiece plate, after Pickering, cut by Greatbatch . A good copy.. New Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo (approx. 12 X 18cm). Book.

$125.12

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).

$23.71

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.

$316.10

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.

$316.10

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.

$36.88

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.

$26.34

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.

$362.20

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.

$39.51

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.

$7.90

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.

$39.51

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.

$889.04

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.

$59.27

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.

$13.17

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.

$31.61

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.

$32.93

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.

$11.85

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.

$19.76

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