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cover of The Raven Series No's 1 - 15 [A complete set, as issued]

The Raven Series No's 1 - 15 [A complete set, as issued]

by SCOBLE, Robert [Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo, 1860-1913]

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Published
July to November 2006
Condition
Fine, near fine
Edition
First Edition thus
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$448.39

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Portsmouth: Callum James, July to November 2006. First Edition thus. Card wraps. Fine, near fine. A complete set of the 15 stitched pamphlets issued by Callum James, each featuring an essay by Scoble, the leading present-day expert on Corvo, and author of Raven: The Turbulent World of Baron Corvo (2013), which reprints these essays, and The Corvo Cult:… Read more
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cover of As We Were A Victorian Peepshow

As We Were A Victorian Peepshow

by BENSON, E F

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Published
1938
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$4.38

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Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Wraps. Good. pp. 312 + [6], "Complete List of All Penguin and Pelican Books to the end of 1938," + ad. Only the rear panel of the original dust jacket has been retained, which a previous owner has glued to recto of rear blank. Minor spotting and browning to… Read more
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cover of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by CARROLL, Lewis

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Published
1915
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint of the Miniature Edition of July, 1907
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$12.23

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London: Macmillan, 1915. Reprint of the Miniature Edition of July, 1907. Original Cloth. Good. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. 12mo. Red cloth, gilt circular Alice design to cover. pp. [10], 200. Water stains to covers and spine, spine rolled, partial crack to gutter at start of text, worn to tips, covers. First gathering slack. Internally clean and… Read more
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cover of Paradise Lost in Ten Books The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667; with an Appendix Containing the Additions Made in Later Issues and a Monograph on the Original Publication of the Poem

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London: Basil Montagu Pickering, 1873. First Edition thus. Leather Bound. Very good. 4to (30.5 x 25cm). Bound in panelled tan calf, five raised bands to spine, gilt title to spine, gilt tooling to compartments. Covers with lighter tan panel, around a central panel of calf; gilt border rules and gilt dentelles to inner and outer edges of the… Read more
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cover of Brideshead Revisited The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

Brideshead Revisited The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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Published
1947
Condition
Very good
Edition
Sixth edition
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1947. Sixth edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo (19cm). Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Matching stained top edge. pp. 304. Faint spotting, only, to leading page edges. Sixth edition, or sixth printing. With a Foyles bookshop label to front pastedown. Spine ends slightly rubbed, but overall a square, tight, well kept copy, internally… Read more
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cover of The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District [SIGNED by author]

The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District [SIGNED by author]

by REBANKS, James

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Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition, 7th printing
ISBN
9781846148545
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$34.65

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UK: Allen Lane, 2015. First edition, 7th printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. pp. 293. In unclipped dust jacket. Signed by author to title page. A very bright, fresh copy.
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cover of The Worst Girl in the School or The Secret Staff

The Worst Girl in the School or The Secret Staff

by IRVINE, A M (Amy Mary, 1866-1950)

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Published
ND
Condition
Very good
Edition
No edition stated, but presumed first
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$28.53

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London: S W Partridge & Co, ND. No edition stated, but presumed first. Original Cloth. Very good. 8vo (19.5cm). Green Art Nouveau decorated cloth, gilt title panel to spine. pp. 295 + 32, publisher's catalogue. Page edges noticeably foxed, but does not penetrate to text bar for a few pages. Gift note to flyleaf. An otherwise clean, firm… Read more
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cover of Short Talks with the Dead and Others

Short Talks with the Dead and Others

by BELLOC, Hilaire

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Published
1928
Condition
Very good
Edition
First thus
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$9.17

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. First thus. Original Cloth. Very good. First issue in The Traveller's Library. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles, motif, to spine. pp. 224 + [21], pub's advertisements. Boards slightly bowed, some offsetting to endpapers, else a clean, firm copy.
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cover of The Free Press

The Free Press

by BELLOC, Hilaire (1870-1953)

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Published
1918
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$44.84

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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1918. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near fine. 12mo (9cm). Maroon cloth, black lettered title to spine, cover. vii, 102 + [2], pub's ads. Slightly rubbed to spine ends, tips, some very minor foxing, else a bright and very well kept copy. Scarce.
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cover of The Wild Swans ETC, ETC

The Wild Swans ETC, ETC

by ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

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ND
Condition
Very good
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London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, ND. Boards. Very good. 12mo (6.5cm). Decorated paper over boards, with mounted picture. Colour frontis. pp. 63 + 4, publisher's advertisements. Illustrated by Eddie J Andrews, S Jacobs, A Dixon, etc. Contains the short stories, The Wild Swans and The Snow Man. The Gem Fairy Tale Library to rear board. Undated, likely 1920s.… Read more
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cover of A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain

A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain

by DEFOE, Daniel

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Published
1986
Condition
Near fine
Edition
20th imp
ISBN
9780140430660
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$6.93

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London: Penguin Books, 1986. 20th imp. Trade Paperback. Near fine. pp. 730. Slight toning to page edges, crease to spine, otherwise a very sound copy, appears to have had barely any use.
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cover of Two Feet From Heaven

Two Feet From Heaven

by WREN, P C (Percival Christopher)

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Published
1940
Condition
Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$17.32

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London: John Murray, 1940. First Edition. Original Cloth. Good -. 8vo (9cm). Red cloth, black lettered title to spine, cover. pp. 330 + [4] publisher's ads. With First Edition, 1940, to copyright page. Previous owner's name, address, to flyleaf. Page edges badly foxed, some light foxing to prelims, endpapers. Otherwise a clean, firm copy, limited wear. Somewhat uncommon… Read more
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cover of The Collected Essex Edition in 12 volumes

The Collected Essex Edition in 12 volumes

by WELLS, H G

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Published
1926-1927
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition thus
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$173.13

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London: Ernest Benn, 1926-1927. First Edition thus. Cloth. Near fine. The thin-paper edition, a complete set of the first 12 volumes to be issued. Sm 8vo (17.5cm). With the faux engraved title pages. The publisher states in a page to rear, "Further volumes will be issued monthly until the edition is complete." In all, 28 volumes were published.… Read more
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cover of Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time

by SPURLING, Hilary

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Published
2017
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Third printing
ISBN
9780241143834
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$9.07

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 2017. Third printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 8vo. Gilt titles to spine, black cloth. xv, 510. Illustrated. In a very bright, unclipped dust jacket, hint of edgewear. Pages edges have minor toning, otherwise an all but fine copy.
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cover of Memoirs of the Owen Family Journey from Obscurity Wilfred Owen 1893 - 1918 [3 Three Volumes]

Memoirs of the Owen Family Journey from Obscurity Wilfred Owen 1893 - 1918 [3 Three Volumes]

by OWEN, Harold

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Published
1963
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First edition
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$79.49

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London: Oxford University Press, 1963. First edition. Original Cloth. Very good +/fine. 8vo. Pale red cloth, gilt titles to spine on label, b&w photographic illustrations. All in unclipped dust wrappers, all three first editions, first impressions. With the nautical bookplate of George G Stevenson, the Edinburgh collector and bookseller to front pastedowns. Spotting to top page edges, but… Read more
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cover of Vanessa Bell's Family Album

Vanessa Bell's Family Album

by BELL, Quentin; GARNETT, Angelica

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780906908365
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$41.78

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London: Jill Norman & Hobhouse, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. 4to. Black boards, silver titles to spine. Buff endpapers. pp. 144. A captivating collection of b&w photos, featuring all of the Bloomsbury group, many in family scenes, and many at Charleston. Slight crush to hd of spine, otherwise a very sound, clean copy in clipped jacket… Read more
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cover of Experience [SIGNED]

Experience [SIGNED]

by AMIS, Martin

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Published
2000
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224050609
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$24.46

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London: Jonathan Cape, 2000. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near fine/very good. 8vo. Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. ix, 401. Signed by Amis to title page. Text block square and firm. In unclipped dust jacket w/ some light edgewear, chiefly to spine ends.
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cover of Justine

Justine

by DURRELL, Lawrence

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Published
September 1960
Condition
Fine
Edition
Eighth imp
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$44.84

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London: Faber & Faber, September 1960. Eighth imp. Original Cloth. Fine/very good. 8vo. pp. 253. A very sound, firm, clean and unmarked copy, bright text block, boards all but immaculate. Binding firm and square. In unclipped dust jacket which is darkened to spine with a little wear around head of spine and a small closed tear to front… Read more
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cover of A State of Denmark

A State of Denmark

by COOK, Robin

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
P'back first
ISBN
9780586037461
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$13.15

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St Albans: Panther, 1973. P'back first. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. pp. 253. Cook's novel examining a near future Britain that has become a fascist state. Useful as a compare and contrast with current politics. Pages toned, some edgewear to covers, else a clean, sound copy.
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cover of Omar Khayyām Faithfully and Literally Translated from the Original Persian by John Pollen With a foreword by His Highness the Aga Khan [ESPERANTO]

Omar Khayyām Faithfully and Literally Translated from the Original Persian by John Pollen With a foreword by His Highness the Aga Khan [ESPERANTO]

by POLLEN, John [Ben Elmy]

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Published
1915
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$60.13

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London: East And West, Ltd, 1915. First edition. Original Cloth. Good. Colonel Pollen, early promoter of Esperanto, and in 1905, President of the British Esperanto Association. In 1907 he helped organise the Third World Congress of Esperanto held in Cambridge. The book contains what Pollen calls "Line for Line Translations" by him of the poem into English. Appendix… Read more
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