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Pope's Poetical Works

by The Reverend H F Cary

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Published
1839
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£73.98

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope First Edition 1839 Book Condition: Very GoodLeather Spine, boards bumped and chipped to edges, some slight foxing on pages.Further photos sent to interested collectors on request
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Longfellow's Poetical Works

by Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£87.43

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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth LongfellowFrederick Warne and Co., London. Full Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Not dated, but publishers preface dates 1877. Signed 'Yours truly, Henry w. Longfellow. Gilt edges. Gilt inner dentelles. Gilt titled spine with 6 bay compartments. Marbled end papers. Some slight foxing to prelims. Edges rubbed. Spine, rubbed. Head and foot rubbed… Read more
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Bookbinding and the Care of Books

by Douglas Cockerell

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Takara Books
Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£168.14

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Bookbinding and the Care of Books First Edition 1901 This beautiful copy is bound in green leather with gilt lettering to spine. Book binding adverts still present at the rear. A comprehensive and illustrated guide to bookbinding by Douglas Cockerell. Published by John Hogg London 1901. Condition: Very Good clean copy bound in leather (see images). Further enquiries welcome from interested collectors
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Poems: Complete Edition

by Burn, Peter

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Takara Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£208.49

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Peter Burns, Poems Complete Edition 1900 Signed and dedicated by Peter Burns Christmas 1900, very rare copy in this condition. Green Boards with gilt edges and gilt lettering is clean an bright. Some slight foxing inside but a copy worthy of a great collection. Further information and photographs provided on request, book will be despatched by signed for service
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Ralph Thoresby the Topographer Vol 2; His Town and Times.

by ATKINSON D. H.:

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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Ralph Thoresby the Topographer Vol 2; His Town and Times. Green Full Leather bound limited edition number 267 of 500 copes published in 1887. Has embossed imprint of public library stamp to first few pages, but is in excellent collectable condition for its age. Happy to supply further information to interested collectors. Book Condition: Very Good Binding condition: Very Good (very few signs of… Read more
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Masterpiece Library of Short Stories 20 Volumes

by Various

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Published
1900s
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£302.65

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The Masterpiece Library of Short Stories rare, Deluxe Edition with half leather binding, with fine art plates. Volumes 1-20 of the thousand best complete tales of all times and all countries. No Date circa early 1900s Beautifully tooled with gilt lettering, gilt edge pages to top. This collection contains 1000 of the best stories from around the world. Volume 1: Early… Read more
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The Descriptive Hand Book of English Coins

by Llewellynn Jewitt

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Published
1879
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£9.42

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First Edition, "Giving a concise description of English coins from the Norman conquest to the present reign" Publish 1879, Small hardcover book: 7.5cm x 10cm Book Condition: Very Good, some slight foxing marks
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The Works of William Shakespeare in Two Volumes

by William Shakespeare

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Published
1873
Condition
Very Good
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£242.12

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London, Virtue & Co, n.d. (1873-76), 1873. in-folio, volume 1: 800 p. + 26 engr. plates / volume 2: 778 p. + 18 engr. plates, pages printed with double col., with usual aging to the paper, some foxing and slight water marks but otherwise in great condition for a book of this size and age, plates on heavy paper, full… Read more
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The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland: Being a Record of Excavation and Exploration in 1891

by J. Theodore Bent

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
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£16.14

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This is the 3rd edition (with addition) of the original book first published in 1892. In Very Good condition with mild spot marks from previos foxing in some places. Many original illustrations and images from excavations
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Plain Rules For The Stable

by John Gamgee

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Takara Books
Published
1866
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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£87.43

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There are plenty of reprints of this very popular book in circulation, this is a very rare genuine first edition. Happy to send more images and answer questions from interested buyers. These do not come around very often.
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