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Clement Walton or the English Citizen

By Gresley, Rev. W.

LONDON: James Burns, 1841. Clean unmarked copy internally. Some foxing of the prelims which does not penetrate far. Slight tenderness of the inner front hinge, and shaken with exposure of swebbing at back, but binding secure. Spine slightly chipped at top and base, and minor colour fade. New Edition. Hard Cover. Good+. 12mo.


Their Village

By Gavin-Brown, Wilfred

LONDON: Ludgate Press Ltd, 1958. Taking its title from Mitford's Our Village, this delightful semi-fictional countryside memoir is scarce. Clean unmarked copy, signed on FFEP by author, in a near fine wrapper (light marks on back only). Signed by Author. 1st UK Edition. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 12mo.


Jennie Barlowe Adventuress

By O'Donnell, Elliott

LONDON: Benman's, 1926. This is the 1926 paperback reprint which has been professionally rebound in cloth, tan coloured and slightly faded at the spine, with black spine label. The original pictorial paperback front cover is present and has been laid down and restored professionally, advertising back cover likewise restored. Text pages predictably browned. Unique opportunity to have a scarce O'Donnell title, and a very early paperback well restored and preserved.. 1st Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo.


Poems By Thomas Gray

By Gray. Thomas

Eton: Eton College Press, 1894. Exceptionally smart spine, with gold blocking and label. The leather of the covers has some marks, and the Eton crest in gold is a little dulled. Eton presentation inscribed from 'Edmundus Warne' to M.E. Balston, later a paper maker and co-author of Birds of Kent. Pages very clean apart from a minor scattering of foxing sporadically throughout. Even with the slight faults, a handsome volume.. New Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 4to.


Twist of Fate and Other Stories

By Deramore, Arthur

Pickering, N. Yorks: Deramore, 1992. Clean unmarked interior, faint age marks on cover. Scarce privately published collection by Lord Deramore, inscribed by him 'for dear Henry [Maxwell] with love from Arthur & Janet [Deramore] 54pp. Signed by Author. 1st English Edition. Soft Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


The Mirror of Kong Ho

By Bramah, Ernest

LONDON: Grant Richards and Humphrey Toulmin, 1929. This is the new edition with JC Squire preface, 1st thus. Extremities a little rubbed, and some very minor marks on the (black) covers, and shelf marks on the page block, but generally not a bad copy, and the interior is clean and unmarked. New Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.


The London Magazine

By Alan Ross

The London Magazine, 1961. Original red cloth and dustwrapper, second series of five issues in publisher's cloth being Vol 1 No 9 and No 12 of 1961 and Vol 2 Numbers 1,2 and 4 of 1962, chosen by the Publishers to "illustrate the variety and range of the contents". Illustrated.. Hardcover. VG/VG. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


The Adventures of David Simple

By Fielding Sarah

London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1904. Original blue blind-stamped cloth with gilt titling, spine faded, 349pp, endpapers browned, ink inscription and bookplate to front pastedown.. Cloth. VG-. 8vo.


The Memoirs of a Lady of Quality Being Lady Vane's Memoirs

London: Peter Davies, 1925. Original cream and gilt striped paper covered boards with gilt titling to spine, some damage to lower spine, 138pp, with fine colour illustrations, a limited edition of 500 copies on mould-made paper of which this is No 353. These memoirs are taken from the novel Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Vera Willoughby. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


The Life of Sir Walter Scott with Abbotsford Notanda

By Ed W Chambers

Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1871. Green paper covered boards with red cloth spine, gilt titling, two works in one volume, The Life of Sir Walter Scott by Robert Chambers and Abbotsford Notanda by Robert Carruthers, 196pp, continuous pagination. Slight browning of paper and light foxing.. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.


After Shelley The Letters of Jefferson Hogg to Jane Williams

By Ed Sylva Norman

Oxford University Press, 1938. Original cloth and dustwrapper, 94pp. These letters from Shelley's friend and biographer and Jane Williams, widow of Edward Williams, who was drowned with the poet, whom he afterwards married, give an interesting and amusing picture of the strange circle that haunted Italy and scandalised British public opinion in the 1820s.. Reissue. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.



By John Sheffield Duke of Buckingham

The Haworth Press, 1933. Original red silk with gilt titling, and dustwrapper which is slightly chipped along top edge, 120pp, a title in th Courtiers' Library series, a collection of essays and poems. Scarce in d/w.. Hardcover. Nr Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.



By R L Stevenson

London: Chatto & Windus Original wraps, 31pp, a selection of quotes, undated but c 1931, slight soiling to wraps. A few foxing spots. Original Wraps. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.


Novellieri Italiani : Matteo Bandello Twelve Stories

By Bandello Matteo

LONDON: John C Nimmo, 1895. Original brown cloth with gilt titling, spine darkened, 342pp, slight foxing. Twelve stories selected and done into English with a memoir of the author by Percy Pinkerton.. 1st Thus. Cloth. VG-. 8vo.


Childe Harold's Pilgrimage A Romaunt 2 Volumes

By Lord Byron

London: John Murray, 1812. 4 cantos in two volumes, rebound in green half-calf with gilt titling and decoration, new endpapers, 300/257pp with fold-out facsimile of a Romaic letter at rear of vol 1, some light intermittent foxing, Cantos 1 and 2 first octavo edition, Canto 3 first edition, second issue, and Canto 4 probably third edition. Three pages of handwritten notes attached to fep taken from T J Wise bibliography of Byron published in 1932. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.7kg approx].. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


Our Mutual Friend 2 Volumes in One

By Charles Dickens

London: Chapman & Hall, 1865. Two volumes in one, rebound in black half-leather, with green leather boards, gilt decorated spine with raised bands, gilt title, some wear and rubbing to black leather, marbled endpapers, with front cover of original part work dated May 1864 bound in, and with both half-title pages, 309pp, with illustrations by Marcus Stone, marbled page edges, internally very clean and tight,. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Marcus Stone. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


A Myth of Shakespeare

By Charles Williams

Oxford University Press, 1928. Original paper covered boards decorated with red and white images of Shakespeare, spine faded, 146pp, a very clean copy, no inscriptions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.


The £1,000,000 Bank Note and Other New Stories

By Mark Twain

London: Chatto & Windus, 1893. Original red cloth with gilt titling and black decoration, spine sunned and rear board rubbed, 311pp, and with incomplete publisher's catalogue bound in at rear, pencil inscription to fep. Clear plastic protective cover.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.


Fifty-One Tales

By Lord Dunsany

London: Elkin Matthews, 1915. 1st edition, Paper covered boards, rubbed to edges and corners with beige cloth spine. 111pp, photo frontis with tissue guard. Foxing to end-papers, occasional spoting to fore-edges but generally a VG clean copy. . 1st. Paper Covered Boards. VG-. Small 8vo. Book.


Ariadne in Mantua. A Romance in Five Acts

By Vernon Lee

Oxford: B H Blackwell, 1903. Original decorated card cover, title label to front with neat ink inscription, slight soiling, internally very good, 66pp.. 1st Edition. Card Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Book.


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