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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

By J R R Tolkien

London: HarperCollins Publishers, 1997. Lovely copy of Tolkien's classic prelude to The Lord of the Rings. 288pp illustrated with Alan Lee's wonderful drawings, mainly in colour, with black and white drawings to chapter heads and maps. Gilt dragon design to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear and tiny hole to front panel, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. New Edition. Dark Green Linen Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Alan Lee. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.85

The Ogilvies: A Novel
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The Ogilvies: A Novel

By Dinah Maria Craik (nee Mulock), (Published Anonymously, 'by the Author of John Halifax, Gentleman')

London: Chapman & Hall, 1876. Novel. Blue leather spine and corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. Five raised bands to spine with gilt design. Gilt title on red labels to segments 2 & 3. 432pp. Boards detached. Rubbing to spine, edges and corners, bottom section of backstrip detached and two sections loose. Text block good, uninscribed copy, but binding poor.. New Edition. Half Bound in Blue Leather. Poor/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$11.82

The Woman's Kingdom - A Love Story
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The Woman's Kingdom - A Love Story

By Dinah Maria Craik (nee Mulock), (Published Anonymously, 'by the Author of John Halifax, Gentleman')

London: Hurst & Blackett, Publishers Novel, undated edition. Blue leather spine and corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. Five raised bands to spine with gilt design. 359pp illustrated with engraving of Edna and Letty, attributed to W Small, to frontis. Rubbing to spine, edges and corners, title rubbed off, minor loss to tail of backstrip and evidence of damp damage to early pages, otherwise fair uninscribed copy.. Half Bound in Blue Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by W Small. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$23.64

Le Roman D'un Jeune Homme Pauvre
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Le Roman D'un Jeune Homme Pauvre

By Octave Feuillet

Paris: Calmann Levy, Editeur, 1881. Novel, by the French novelist and dramatist, which has been the basis for several films with the title 'Story of a Poor Young Man'. Text in French. 352pp. Attractively bound with dark red leather spine and corners over marbled boards, gilt ruled. Five raised bands to spine with gilt design to each segment and gilt title. All edges bright gilt and marbled endpapers. May not have been read as binding very tight. Minor marking to corner of top board and some tiny chips to corner of bottom board, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. 86th Edition. Half Bound in Red Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$70.91

Domestic Stories
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Domestic Stories

By Dinah Maria Craik (nee Mulock), Published Anonymously

London: Smith Elder & Co, 1872. Collection of stories by the author of 'John Halifax, Gentleman', Blue leather spine and corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. Five raised bands to spine with gilt design. Gilt title on red labels to segments 2 & 3. 382pp. Boards detached. Rubbing to spine, edges and corners. Text block good, uninscribed copy, but binding poor.. New Edition. Half Bound in Blue Leather. Poor/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$11.82

John Halifax, Gentleman
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John Halifax, Gentleman

By Dinah Maria Craik (nee Mulock), (Published Anonymously)

London: Hurst & Blackett, Publishers Novel, first published in 1857. Undated edition. Blue leather spine and corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. Five raised bands to spine with gilt design. 430pp illustrated with engraving of Ursula March, attributed to Millais, to frontis. Rubbing to spine, edges and corners, title rubbed off and minior loss to head and tail of backstrip, otherwise fair/good uninscribed copy.. 21st Edition. Half Bound in Blue Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by J E Millais. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$31.52

A Tale of Two Cities - in Two Volumes, Vol I & Vol II
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A Tale of Two Cities - in Two Volumes, Vol I & Vol II

By Charles Dickens

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1859. Copyright Edition, Collection of British Authors. Leather spine and corners over marbled boards, gilt lined segments to spine with gilt volume numbers and gilt lettering on red title label to 2nd and 3rd segments. Green eps. Vol I 314pp, Vol II 293pp. Rubbing to spines, edges and corners, top edges somewhat soiled, rest browned and minimal foxing to edges and early pages, otherwise good copies.. Reprint. Half Bound in Blue Leather. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$47.28

Jane Eyre
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Jane Eyre

By Charlotte Bronte

New Yorks: George Munro's Sons/ Publishers Undated USA edition., bound in half red leather boards with triple gilt x 7 border and gilt title to spine, over marbled paper covered boards, with marbled endpapers. Pages severely browned, with 2" tear to title page , foxing and browning to edges and volume musty, however, scarce edition thus and undated.. Half Leather/Marbled Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$31.52

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

By Charles Dickens

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1899. New Century Library edition. Embossed decoration to front board, gilt design and lettering to spine, decorated endpapers, top edges gilt.Title page printed in red and black. 845pp. Some bumping to spine and corners, fading to spine, creasing to page corners, left hinge cracked and gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Burgundy Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$4.73

A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press Undated volume bound in soft red suede with yapped edges. Gilt title and border to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Unpageinated. Illustrated with two colour plates, Art Nouveau design colour drawing and border to title page and decorative colour border to all pages. Top edges gilt. Prize award label to front endpaper, dated 1911. Left hinge open, title page and endpaper detached, some marking to fore-edges and fraying to yapped edges with some loss to head and tail of spine, but text block good.. Reprint. Red Suede Leather. Poor/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5.91

Christmas Books
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Christmas Books

By Charles Dickens

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press Collins Illustrated Pocket Classics edition. A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man. 480pp illustrated with approx 7 black and white plates. Gilt signature to front board, gilt design and lettering to spine, all edges gilt and illustrated endpapers. Title page lists Smith's as publisher. Rubbing to spine and corners with slight loss to base of spine, left hinge open, creasing to cover and some foxing and name to endpapers, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Burgundy Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A A Dixon. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$5.91

Silas Marner, The Weaver of Raveloe
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Silas Marner, The Weaver of Raveloe

By George Eliot

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz Title page missing, so no publication information available, but binding would indicate this may be a Tauchnitz edition circa 1860-70. Calf spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decoration, gilt lettering on red panel, over marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers. 297pp. Some rubbing to spine, corners and edges, top edges dusty, all sunned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Presumed First Thus. Quarter Bound Brown Calf. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5.91

Quentin Durward Part I - Waverley Novels Vol XXXI
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Quentin Durward Part I - Waverley Novels Vol XXXI

By Walter Scott

Edinburgh & London: Robert Cadell and Whittaker & Co, 1831. Part I of the two-volume edition with an introduction by the author, bound in dark brown calf. Spine has 4 raised bands, gilt lines, gilt lettering on red leather panel and title on black leather panel. Tooled border to boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. 331pp with two black and white illustrations. Some scratching to leather and rubbing to spine and corners, otherwise good uninscribed copy.. Reprint. Brown Calf. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$11.82

Cranford - A Tale
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Cranford - A Tale

By Elizabeth Gaskell

London: J M Dent & Co, 1908. Third edition of the novel first published in 1853. Red textured leather boards, gilt art nouveau design and lettering to spine, top edges gilt, patterned endpapers. Boards somewhat bowed, slight rubbing to spine and corners, creasing to some corners and suning to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Third Edition. Red Leather Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.88

Wuthering Heights, with a Preface, and Memoir of Emily and Anne Bronte by Charlotte Bronte
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Wuthering Heights, with a Preface, and Memoir of Emily and Anne Bronte by Charlotte Bronte

By Emily Bronte

London, New York & Toronto: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1907. The World's Classics series. 343pp, illustrated with black and white portrait to frontis and decorated border to title page and frontis. Gilt lettering and design to spine and top edges gilt. Some wrinkling to cloth on boards, bumping to spine and corners, slight creasing to early pages and minor foxing to fore-edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Dark Green Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$7.09

Jane Eyre
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Jane Eyre

By Charlotte Bronte

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press Undated edition. 492pp illustrated with 5 black and white drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, hinges starting and gift dedication to front endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by E Stuart Hardy. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$7.88

Redgauntlet; The Betrothed; Chronicles of the Canongate; The Highland Widow
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Redgauntlet; The Betrothed; Chronicles of the Canongate; The Highland Widow

By Sir Walter Scott

Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1863. The Waverley Novels Vol IX. Marbled boards with leather spine and corners, five raised bands with gilt title and border. Marbled edges. Four novels bound in one volume. 344pp and 368pp. Left hinge showing, rubbing to spine and corners, foxing to margins, early and late pages affecting text, 1/2" split at top of backstrip and inscription dated 1884 to pastedown, otherwise fair copy.. Half-Bound in Brown Leather. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$7.88

Emma
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Emma

By Jane Austen

London: Oxford University Press, Henry Frowde Undated edition of The World's Classics No.129, first published thus in 1907. Bound in red leather with gilt design and title to spine and top edges gilt. Some rubbing to spine and edges, with 1/4" loss to top of backstrip and fraying to base. Light foxing to endpapers, fading at top of front panel, former owner's name to front endpaper, edges somewhat marked and sunned and red ribbon page marker detached, otherwise fair copy. Red Leather. Fair/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$9.85

Browne Follows the Clue
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Browne Follows the Clue

By Michael Poole

London: Oxford University Press, 1936. Mystery novel. 254pp, illustrated with 6 black and white drawings and colour drawing to frontis. Black lettering and illustrations to front board and spine, top edges tinted. Some rubbing to spine and corners, marking to boards, slight foxing to page edges and presentation label to endpaper, otherwise good reading copy.. First Edition. Decorated Orange Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Alfred Sindall. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.88

Adam Bede
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Adam Bede

By George Eliot

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press Undated edition with 8 full-page black and white illustrations. 564pp. Burgundy leather on buckram binding, with gilt lines. Gilt floral design and title to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bumping and rubbing to spine, corners and edges, slight loss at top of backstrip and former owner's name inside endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Half-Bound in Burgundy Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Alfred Pearse. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$11.82

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