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A Case for Humane Learning: The Romanes Lecture. Delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 17 November 1966
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A Case for Humane Learning: The Romanes Lecture. Delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 17 November 1966

By Maurice Bowra

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Card wraps. Heavy foxing to covers. Very clean text throughout. Scarce. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 29

$25.39

Selected Essays of William Hazlitt
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Selected Essays of William Hazlitt

By William Hazlitt / Geoffrey Keynes (Ed.)

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1944. Reprint . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight wear to ends of spine, old paper repair to reverse of head of spine, slight browning to spine, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green buckram binding with slight fading to spine, light foxing to page edges and endpapers, previous owner's bookplate and name to front pastedown endpapers. Clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxiv, 807

$32.07

The New London Gleaner; or General Repository of Elegant, Useful and Amusing Literature: Comprising Historical and Biographical Sketches, moral tales, remarkable adventures, humourous and instructive essays, general anecdotes, select poetry. Chiefly from The Works of Modern Authors, English and Foreign.

By John Perry

London: James Cundee, 1809. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Recent brown buckram binding. Some heavy foxing to text and plates. A nice solid example of a scarce title. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: iv, 456

$53.45

An Essay on Comedy and the Uses of the Comic Spirit [SIGNED]

By George Meredith / [Arnold Wesker]

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1927. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (11.5 x 18.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Excellent original jacket with just a little chipping to edges. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. A few occasional spots of foxing to margins. Some underlining to text (in light pencil only). From the library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Warm inscription from Playwright Arnold Wesker to front free endpaper. Also signed and dated by Wesker to the half title page. A nice association copy in excellent condition. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (11.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 105

$53.45

The Major Pleasures of Life
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The Major Pleasures of Life

By Martin Armstrong

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1936. 1st Cheap Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Slight wear to edges with old tape repairs to reverse, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding. A few light marks to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 672

$18.71

Love Confessed: An Anthology
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Love Confessed: An Anthology

By Derek Parker (Ed.)

London: Constable , 1983. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: A few light marks to boards, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. A couple of margin markings in light pencil. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 227

$18.71

Junius Stat Nominis Umbra:  (The Letters of Junius) (Complete in 2 Volumes)
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Junius Stat Nominis Umbra: (The Letters of Junius) (Complete in 2 Volumes)

By Junius [Sir Philip Francis (Attrib.)]

London: Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). First issue of the first authorised edition. Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings. Spines have five raised bands, red morocco title labels (chipped to volume 2), slight loss to ends and some light rubbing. Gilt filet border to boards, cracking to joints but both books are securely bound with all boards fully attached. Heavy offsetting from leather turn is affecting endpapers and first and last page in each volume. A few occasional marks but text is generally very clean throughout. ESTC: N473545. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small 8vo. xxxii, 208 + 356

$267.26

A Last Vintage: Essays and Papers
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A Last Vintage: Essays and Papers

By George Saintsbury

London: Methuen and Co Ltd, 1950. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Light soiling. Darkening to spine, slight wear to ends of spine, tear to top edge of rear cover. Small hole to fold out rear flap, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Purple buckram binding with slight fading to boards. Foxing to page edges, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 254

$25.39

Last Essays
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Last Essays

By Joseph Conrad

London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1926. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Green buckram binding with dulling to spine. Spots of heavy foxing to page edges, a few patches to text. Previous owner's engraved bookplate to front endpaper (John Embleton Black). Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvii, 253

$53.45

Lectures on The Harvard Classics: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books]
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Lectures on The Harvard Classics: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books]

By William Allen Neilson (Ed.)

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1919. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 489

$25.39

Essays. English and American: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 28
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Essays. English and American: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 28

By Charles Eliot (Ed.)

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 485

$32.07

English Essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 27
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English Essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 27

By Charles Eliot (Ed.) / Philip Sidney / Macaulay

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 421

$32.07

Literary and Philosophical Essays. French, German and Italian: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 32
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Literary and Philosophical Essays. French, German and Italian: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 32

By Charles Eliot (Ed.)

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 419

$32.07

Critical Essays and Literary Fragments: (An English Garner)
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Critical Essays and Literary Fragments: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / J. Churton Collins (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xlix, 344

$25.39

Later Stuart Tracts: (An English Garner)
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Later Stuart Tracts: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / George A. Aitken (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxix, 404

$25.39

Stuart Tracts 1603-1693: (An English Garner)
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Stuart Tracts 1603-1693: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / C.H. Firth (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxvi,514

$25.39

Tudor Tracts 1532-1588: (An English Garner)
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Tudor Tracts 1532-1588: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / A.F. Pollard (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxvi, 520

$32.07

Timber or Discoveries Being Observations on Men and Manners: (The Temple Classics Series)
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Timber or Discoveries Being Observations on Men and Manners: (The Temple Classics Series)

By Ben Jonson

London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1951. Reprint . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 3.25 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight loss to ends of spine and corners, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding, excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.25 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 140

$25.39

Letters of the Late Lord Lyttelton
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Letters of the Late Lord Lyttelton

By Lord Lyttelton / William Combe

London: J. Bew, 1780. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6.25 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Later quarter calf leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has four raised bands and gilt lettered title label. First and last few leaves have margin offsetting from the leather of the original binding. Old paper repair to upper corner of title page, text unaffected. Previous owner's name in old ink to top margin of title page. Occasional margin notes in light pencil, a few odd spots of foxing. Commonly attributed to William Combe, who himself claimed the authorship, but sometimes considered genuine. The scarce first edition. ESTC T119681. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6.25 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small 8vo. vii, [1], 222

$267.26

Papers Critical and Reminiscent: Selected Writings of William Sharp, Uniform Edition Volume III
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Papers Critical and Reminiscent: Selected Writings of William Sharp, Uniform Edition Volume III

By William Sharp [Fiona Macleod]

London: William Heinemann, 1912. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Green cloth binding, top page edge gilt. Slight fading to spine, light browning and marking to page edges, very clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 375

$46.77

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