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The Cottage in the Wood.

By BRONTE, Patrick:

Bradford, T. Inkersley, 1818, second edition, pp. 69, [3], engraved frontis. original roan-backed boards. Binding slightly rubbed, some slight dustiness, but a very good copy. Both first and second editions are uncommon.

$2630.75

The Abolition of Man or Reflections on Education with Special Reference to the Teaching of English in the Upper Forms of Schools.

By LEWIS, C. S:

Oxford, 1943, first edition, pp. 52. A Riddell Memorial lecture. Original paper covers with yapp edges. Ex-library with stamps to recto and verso of title page and a blind stamp to margin of last page. The yapp edges have some inevitable chipping and the backstrip is splitting and repaired, but this is still a sound and reasonable copy.

$67.46

Basil Seal Rides Again.

By WAUGH, Evelyn:

London, Chapman & Hall, 1963. Limited edition, number 463 of only 750 copies. Perhaps just a slight trace of fading to the spine, but very good condition with the original glacine jacket.

$269.82

Death in the Afternoon.

By HEMINGWAY, Ernest:

London, Jonathan Cape, 1932, first English edition with the first issue dust jacket priced 15s. Jacket just a trifle rubbed at head and tail of spine and one corner, the red slash on the spine perhaps a little faded, but overall very good and the book and contents excellent.

$593.60

Antient Drolleries: Cobbes Prophecies 1614 and Pimlyco, or, Runne Red-Cap, 1609.

By BULLEN, A. H. (editor):

London and Oxford, 1890 and 1891, two pamphlets, facsimiles of the rare originals, printed for private circulation and each limited to 300 copies. Original wrappers, ex-library, a few stamps, worn and dusty. Sold as useable working copies.

$32.38

The Manchester Athenaeum Album.

By Bronte, Charlotte (contributes):

Manchester, 1850, small 4to, pp. x, 54. Ex-library copy in later cloth-backed boards. Class numbers on spine, library bookplate inside, some numbers on title page verso, a couple of blindstamps. Edges gilt, contents generally rather dusty, half title slightly chipped at fore-edge, but still sound condition. Contributors include Charlotte Bronte with a poem "The Orphans" translated from the French, also Tennyson, Charles Swain, J. Critchley Prince and others.

$53.96


Eugenie de Franval and Other Stories.

By SADE, Marquis de:

London,Spearman,1965, pp.183. Translated by Margaret Crosland. Very good in just slightly marked d.w.

$8.09

Hodge and His Masters.

By JEFFERIES,Richard:

London,Smith,Elder,& Co.,1880, first edition,2 volumes,pp.x,359;(vi),312 plus 2 leaves of adverts,original cloth gilt. Bookplate on front paste-down of each volume,occasional light foxing,but an exceptionally bright and attractive copy,with the inner hinges totally free from the usual cracking.

$128.16

Pastorals: A Book of Verses.

By BLUNDEN, E.C:

London,Erskine Macdonald,1916, first edition,pp.36,(6),original printed wrappers with yapp edges. A very nice,largely unopened copy of this early work by Blunden, published soon after he had left school.

$51.27