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The Waverley Novels - [The 1st Dryburgh Edition Complete in 25 Volumes] by Scott, Walter, Sir (1771-1832)

London & Edinburgh; Adam And Charles Black, 1904. First Edition. Near fine copies all in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, brig...

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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, collected by himself - [In ten volumes] by Moore, Thomas (1779-1852)

London : Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans (1840-1841), 1840. First Edition. Very good copies all in the original calf over marble boards. Minor, generalized wear to the extremities. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compart...

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The Inferno of Dante Alighieri with a Translation in English Blank Verse, Notes, and a Life of the Author - [Complete in 2 Volumes] by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Cary, Henry Francis (1772-1844) Tr

London; Printed For James Carpenter, Old Bond St., 1805. 1st Edition in this form. Both volumes finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliogr...

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The Razor's Edge, a Novel by W. Somerset Maugham by Maugham, William Somerset (1874-1965)

Philadelphia; Blakiston, 1945. 1st Blakiston edition. Good copy only in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and edges somewhat worn. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, clean and strong. ; 250 pages; Description: 2 p. L. , 250 p. 19 cm....

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A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski by Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). (Boz)

Boston : Samuel E. Cassino, 1887. 1st Edition in this form. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, vellum-backed boards. Gilt-decorated title to front panel, with a holly pattern in relief to the vellum. Some minor wear to spine, with panel edges s...

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Elvis Presley : You'll never walk alone [SIGNED by Elvis Presley - Music LP vinyl original - RCA CALX-2472] by Presley, Elvis

New York : RCA Records / Camden Music, 1974. First Edition. Very good copy in original sealed protective clear plastic wrapper. The record sleeve has some very light wear and dulling around the edges as with age. Remains particularly and surprisingly wel...

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The plays : of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson by Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

London : printed for J. and R. Tonson, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, L. Hawes [and 7 others in London], 1765. 1st Edition in this form. Tape repair residue to 2 of the titles. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally ...

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The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes by Homer. Pope, Alexander (1688-1744)

London : printed for J. Whiston, Baker and Leigh, W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. and F. Rivington [and 19 others in London], 1771. 1st edition in this form. Bookplate of Martin Browne Folkes, Bar. Finely bound all in full contemporary aniline calf. Contrasting...

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All the year round : a weekly journal, new series: in four volumes: 1-22 by Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

London : Chapman & Hall, 1869. First Edition. Near fine copies bound in half aniline calf over marble boards with gilt-blocked label to the spine. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.. Physical description; twenty-two...

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Rudyard Kipling's Verse. Inclusive edition: 1885-1926 by Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936)

London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1929. Fourth, Inclusive Edition. Near fine copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked and blind-bordered cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.. Physical descri...

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The Waverley Novels / by Walter Scott [Edition de luxe : complete in 48 volumes] by Scott, Walter

Boston : Estes and Lauriat, 1893-1894, 1893. Edition de Luxe. Edition de luxe, limited to 1,000 copies, this is no. 258. Very good copies in the original green cloth. Title-printed spine labels, slightly edge-worn. Spine bands somewhat dust-toned and rub...

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George Perez Portfolio : featuring covers from Batman and the New Titans, plus four new illustrations [SIGNED by the artist] by Perez, George

DC Comics, 1990. First Edition. The illustrated stiff-card portfolio folder is in a very good condition, with some creasing and edge nicks evident. All the prints are in a fine and clean condition. Overall, this unique collection remains particlularly we...

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Le Petit Prince / Avec Dessins Par L'Auteur by Saint-Exupery, Antoine De (1900-1944)

New York : Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. The 1st Edition. Fine copy (cloth covered boards) in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-toned dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans and...

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Lenin and National Liberation in the East / [Edited by B. G. Gafurov and G. F. Kim] ; [Translated from the Russian by Galina Sdobnikova] by Gafurov, B. G. (Bobodzhan Gafurovich). Kim, GeorgII

Moscow : Progress Publishers, 1978. 1st English Language Edition. Near fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-c...

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A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights' entertainments. Now entitled: The book of a thousand nights and a night - with introduction, explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men.../ by Richard Burton [complete in 17 volumes] by Burton, Richard (1821-1890)

[London] : Printed by the Burton club for private subscribers only, [1885-1888], 1885. Limited Edition. Limited edition of 1,000 numbered sets, of which this is no. 616. Good to very good copies in the original cloth. Title-printed spine labels, slightly...

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