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The Story of Eros and Psyche (Retold From Apuleius) Together with Some Early Verses

By Carpenter, Edward

George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1923. Hardcover. A very good 1923 Allen & Unwin hardcover in a good scarce unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean tan boards with sharp corners, bumped spine ends, tiny contemporary bookseller plate on the front pastedown, toned occasionally lightly foxed pages very foxed/tanned to the rough-cut text-block edges. The dustwrapper is very aged and lightly foxed, creased to the edges with tiny cips to the spine ends/tips supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. A nice copy. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$45.01

Prose Fancies with a Lithographed Portrait of the Author

By Le Gallienne, Richard

Elkin Matthews. Good. Hardcover. A good 1984 2nd printing hardcover without dustwrapper in aged/lightly rubbed blue cloth-covered boards bumped/rubbed to the spine ends/corners, the front hinge is cracked at the front end-paper, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages very tanned to the rough-cut text-block edges. A collection of articles on issues and thoughts of the day. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$6.37

GUIDE TO THE BOTANICAL GARDENS OF VILLA TARANTO

By Mceacharn, Neil

Fotostampa Reggiori. Good+. 1954. A good undated Travellers' Library hardcover without dustwrapper in aged/lightly rubbed red cloth-covered boards bumped to the corners, the spine with gilt lettering and decoration is faded and bumped/to the ends, internally without writing or stamps, the pages are lightly toned with a small stain at the bottom corner of the first 37 pages which does not affect the text, toned/slightly foxed to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Travellers' Library .

$7.65

The Autocrat At the Breakfast Table

By Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Walter Scott. Very Good-. Hardcover. A good hardcover without dustwrapper in green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering and decoration to the corners, lightly bumped/lightly rubbed to the corners, the spine is bumped/rubbed to the ends, internally a small copperplate previous owner's name and a tiny Glasgow bookshop stamp, toned occasionally slightly foxed pages with top edge gilt, and foxing to the fore and bottom edges - a bright tight copy. Part of the Scott Library. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Walter Scott Library .

$8.94

The Aenid of Virgil (Book Vl)

By Cotterill, H. B. (Editor)

Blackie & Son Limited. Fair. Hardcover. READING COPY - Book Vl Only - A good undated hardcover without dustwrapper in green cloth-covered boards which are faded and bumped/rubbed to the spine ends/corners, previous owner's name inked on the front endpaper, there are some small inked annotations on the Latin text which do not affect the text, occasionally foxed pages foxed/toned to the text-block edges. Still a tight, very useful copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$7.65

WORDSWORTH: Selected Poetry And Prose

By Butt, John

Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1964. Reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus hardcover without dustwrapper in clean brown cloth-covered illustrated boards slightly rubbed to the sharp corners, lightly bumped/rubbed to the spine ends, internally without writing or stamps, cream pages very slightly foxed to the text-block edges. A fine reprint hardcover in a very near fine price-intact dustwrapper lightly creased to upper edge - bright clean and tight and apparently unread. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; New Oxford English Series .

$23.15

PLAYS, PROSE WRITINGS AND POEMS

By Wilde, Oscar

Littlehampton Book Services. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1945. Reprint. Hardcover. 0460008587 . A good 1945 reprint hardcover, number 868 in the Everyman's Library, in green boards bumped/rubbed to the spine ends and lightly bumped to the corners faded to the spine head, no writing or stamps, cream pages with a small section of pressure creases to the upper corner, lightly foxed to the text-block edges in a good dustwrapper creased/rubbed to the edges with several small closed tears, a small loss to the spine head and chips to the spine ends/tips supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Everyman's Library; Vol. 868 .

$6.37

GILLE A'BHUIDSEIR: The Wizard's Gillie and Other Tales
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GILLE A'BHUIDSEIR: The Wizard's Gillie and Other Tales

By McKay, J. G. (Editor and Translator)

Good. N.D.. Hardcover. SOLD AS A READING COPY - A good undated hardcover without dustwrapper faded blue cloth-covered boards bumped rubbed to the spine ends/corners, dulled gilt lettering, previous owner's name and date inked on the front endpaper (1921), toned pages. Colour frontispiece, 1 additional colour and 5 black and white full page illustrations. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; B&W Illustrations .

$64.23

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

By Austen, Jane

Orion. New. 2008. Paperback. 1407213520 . NEW - A fine new paperback, carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our bookshop in Scotland. .

$3.21

THE EXPEDITION OF HUMPHRY CLINKER

By Smollett, Tobias

Everyman's Library. Good+. 1943. Hardcover. A good hardcover without dustwrapper in somewhat soiled red boards bumped to the corners/spine ends, the front endpaper is clipped (presumably to remove a name), clean ivory pages. A valient war-time economy book and a useful copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Everyman's Library; Vol. 975 .

$3.86

PLAYS, POEMS, AND PROSE

By Synge, JM

Everyman's Library. Good. 1941. Hardcover. A good 1941 Everyman's Library hardcover without dustwrapper in slightly faded red boards bumped to the corners, the faded spine is bumped to the ends, no writing or stamps, ivory pages lighty soiled to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Everyman's Library; Vol. 968 .

$5.08

ST. RONAN'S WELL

By Scott, Sir Walter

J. M. Dent & Sons. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1931. Hardcover. A very good hardcover in a good dustwrapper. The book is in clean green boards lightly bumped to the spine ends/corners, gilt lettering to the spine, a clip on the front endpaper, clean ivoried pages. The bright unclipped dustwrapper is creased to the edges with several closed tears/chips to the spine ends/tips supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$19.22

THE VISION OF WILLIAM CONCERNING PIERS THE PLOWMAN BY WILLIAM LANGLAND (OR LANGLEY) ACCORDING TO THE VERSION REVISED AND ENGLARGED BY THE AUTHOR ABOUT AD 1377

By Skeat, Rev Walter W., Litt. D

Oxford At the Clarendon Press. Very Good. 1888. Hardcover. A very good 1888 5th Revised edition with clean black boards with one tiny spot, bumped rubbed spine ends and corners, no writing or stamps, clean pages - a tight, tidy copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 216 pages .

$20.51

ARTHURIAN LITERATURE Vol 15
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ARTHURIAN LITERATURE Vol 15

By Carley, James P

D. S. Brewer. New. 1997. Hardcover. 0859915182 . A fine new hardcover without dustwrapper, carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Arthurian Literature; Vol. 15; 228 pages .

$11.51

TROILUS AND CRISEYDE
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TROILUS AND CRISEYDE

By Chaucer, Geoffrey

Penguin Classics. Good+. 1974. Paperback. 0140442391 . A good clean 1974 ex-library paperback without creases to the protected covers, usual library stamps and markings, very clean tanned pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$2.51

A Christmas Sermon

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Collins Clear Type N.D.. Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. An undated limp hardcover without dustwrapper in clean blue faux leather with gilt lettering to the front board and spine, bumped spine ends/corners, previous owner's name marked out on the front endpaper, unmarked ivory pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$6.37

RASSELAS (The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 1)

By Johnson, Samuel

George Routledge and Sons Ltd. Good+. N.D.. Hardcover. A good undated pocked-sized hardcover without dustwrapper in worn green cloth covered boards rubbed to all edges and rubbed/bumped to the spine ends, gilt lettering to spine, internally very good without writing or stamps, ivoried pages with foxed text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$6.43

MANSFIELD PARK: The Text Based on Collation of Early Editions

By Chapman, R. W. (Ed)

United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. Good+. 1934. Hardcover. A Good hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in clean faded green boards, heavily faded to spine. Internally, no writing or stamps, lightly toned pages, a little toned and foxed to the text-block edge. Contains a number of black and white photographs. Pages are uncut towards the end. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Novels of Jane Austen; Vol. 3; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 564 pages .

$19.29