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DOMBEY AND SON.
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DOMBEY AND SON.

by DICKENS. CHARLES. ; Barnard. Frederick. Illustrates

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London, Aberdeen
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Chapman and Hall. London. ND. 1870's. Volume from the Household edition. Large 8vo. (9.9 x 7.5 inches). Text in double column. Finely illustrated with Sixty two engravings, some full page. Attractive early leather binding of half black calf. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt floral design. Compartments ruled in gilt and decorated with blind stamped chain borders and floral centre tool. Red and olive morocco labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Tan endpapers. Some offsetting to both free endpapers, probably a reaction to the glue used in the paste-downs. All edges speckled. Some minor rubbing to extremities but overall this is a lovely copy in a fine Victorian binding.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES.

by STEVENSON. ROBERT LOUIS

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Used
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First edition.
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Hardcover
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Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1885. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. (6.5 x 4.5 inches). One small area of loss (finger nail sized) to the bottom inner margin of one page, well away from the printed text, and a few finger marks but otherwise a very good copy. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Twin red labels, gilt. Single gilt ruled border to both boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. An attractive copy of this charming book.
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WHAT I AM TRYING TO DO.
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WHAT I AM TRYING TO DO.

by FULLER. R. BUCKMINSTER

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Used
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Paperback
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London, Aberdeen
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Cape Goliard Press. London. 1968. LIMITED EDITION. (12 x 10 inches). One of just 100 numbered and signed copies (this number 4) from a total edition of 500. Printed at the Trigram Press, London, in four colours. 8pp, plus colour printed laminated card covers, designed by Paul Vaughan, and frosted paper wraps with the title printed in blue to the front. The whole booklet is held together with the original white metal clasp spine. First page with a Buckminster Fuller design, printed in bright yellow and with red lettering, the other pages printed in blue and showing detailed diagrams of four of his invented construction ideas. A sharp and bright copy of this rare edition.
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The Starlight Barking: More About The Hundred and One Dalmatians - Signed, Inscribed and Dated by...
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The Starlight Barking: More About The Hundred and One Dalmatians - Signed, Inscribed and Dated by the Author

by Smith, Dodie

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Used - Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1967). Illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author in the year of publication on the front blank: 'To Cicely Courtneidge, from Dodie Smith "Dear Octopus", Theatre Royal, Haymarket, 1967'. The inscription refers to Smith's play 'Dear Octopus', which was revived in 1967 for the fiftieth wedding anniversary of the comedy actors Dame Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hubert. Dodie Smith's married name, 'Mrs Beesley', Dodie Smith's married name is also written in ink in another hand to the front flap of the dust jacket. Additionally a postcard from the author is loosely inserted: 'Dearest Cis, Here is "The Starlight Barking" as a tiny first night present. It's also intended as a get well present to your dear poodle - I trust you'll be able to use Bill's line and say "The dog liked it". Bless you and thank you for your lovable, funny and altogether admirable performance as "Dora". Much love as ever, Dodie". 8vo, publisher's… Read More
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A Study in Scarlet
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A Study in Scarlet

by DOYLE, Arthur Conan; DOYLE, Charles, illustrator

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Used
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Calabasas, California
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London: Ward, Lock and Co., , 1888. I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose." A Great Detective's Debut, or The Case of The Missing Rare Book DOYLE, Arthur Conan. A Study in Scarlet. London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1888 [i.e. March 1889]. First edition in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes story (preceded only by the story's appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual 1887). Second impression with mis-spelling "youuger" for younger in the second paragraph of the publishers' preface. Octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 185 x 121 mm.). [iii] title; [iv] blank; [v] publisher's preface (with paragraph 2, line 3: youuger); [vi] blank; [vii] contents; [viii] blank [1]- [169]; [170] blank; advertisements; [171- 182] pp. With six line drawings within the text by Charles Doyle, the author's father, on pp. 32, 57, 64, 98, 124, 158. The title-page has been very neatly repaired at the edges and pp. 75-78 with very slight fore… Read More
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THE SONNETS. With decorations by Ernest G. Treglown, engraved on wood by Charles Carr
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THE SONNETS. With decorations by Ernest G. Treglown, engraved on wood by Charles Carr

by SHAKESPEARE. WILLIAM

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Used
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Hardcover
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London, Aberdeen
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G Napier & Co, Birmingham, and Tylston & Edwards Marsden, London. Printed at the press of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft. 1895. Printed by the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft. Large 8vo. (8.8 x 7.2 inches). iv,154pp,i (Colophon). Decorative wood-cut Initial letters and borders on the text pages. Neat two line inscription on the title page. Early leather binding of half dark blue morocco. Spine, which has been re-laid, ruled lettered and decorated in gilt. Double gilt ruled lines on the morocco edges bordering blue cloth panels on the boards. Marbled endpapers with a strip of plain paper to both inner hinges where the book has been professionally re-cased. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to the edges of the binding. A beautifully produced edition in the arts and crafts style of the period, in a skilfully repaired but very good quality and still attractive early leather binding.
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The Cat in the Hat
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The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

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Used - Good
Edition
First
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Hardcover
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Chelmsford, Essex
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First UK edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1958). Originally published in the US the previous year. Signed and inscribed by the author to front endpaper verso: 'for the children of Battersea with Best Wishes... Dr Seuss'. Rare thus.Publisher's original turquoise pictorial boards. Rubbing to edges and to spine with some bumping to corners; very slight bowing to upper board; contents clean and free from names and inscriptions.A good copy of an edition that is rare to find bearing a unique inscription from the author.
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REBECCA.
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REBECCA.

by DU MAURIER. DAPHNE

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Used
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First edition.
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Hardcover
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London, Aberdeen
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Victor Gollancz Limited. London. 1938. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.4 inches). Some very minor browning to the page edges, as is common with the cheap paper used in this book, and a couple of pages with a crease to the outer corner of the page, otherwise a very good copy finely bound in recent full black morocco, spine with five raised bands, the compartments lettered, ruled and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt.
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The Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Used - Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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Chelmsford, Essex
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First Canadian edition, first impression (McClelland and Stewart, 1985). Signed and inscribed by the author to half-title: 'For Nancy - Best Wishes - Margaret Atwood'. Featuring striking dust jacket artwork by Tad Aronowicz. The true first edition, preceding that of the UK and the US. Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and more recently adapted into a successful TV series.

Quarter-bound in maroon cloth with cream boards and white lettering to spine. A fine and clean copy with some of the seemingly always present rubbing to the spine ends.

The original and unclipped dust jacket has a nick to spine foot, but is otherwise beautifully crisp and sharp.

A uniquely superior example of a classic of dystopian fiction.
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A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

by Dickens, Charles

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Used - Very Good
Edition
Fifth
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Hardcover
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Chelmsford, Essex
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Fifth edition (Chapman & Hall, 1844). Issued the year after the first edition, which was published in December 1843. Hand-coloured etched frontispiece and a further three plates by John Leech with four wood-engravings by W.J. Linton. Two pp advertisements at rear. Gilt edges with publisher's original cinnamon vertically ribbed cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Previous owner name to half-title dated 1844. Small stain on page 25 and one plate detached. A little light soiling/spotting to leaves here and there with some rubbing to edges. Hinges starting and binding a little exposed towards the rear of the book, but all pages, save for the one aforementioned plate, still firmly in place. A very good example.
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Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volumes 1 to 16 plus Special Volume.

Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volumes 1 to 16 plus Special Volume.

by del Hoyo, Josep., et al.

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Used - Fine
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1st. Ed. Pub. Lynx Edicions. 1992-2013
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Hardcover
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Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire
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Ornithology Foreign avifaunas . 1st. Ed. Pub. Lynx Edicions. 1992-2013. Seventeen volume complete set. With colour photos. and illus. throughout. Large 4to. Fine hardbacks (appear unread) in fine dws. A superb work. A monumental work taking over 20 years to complete. The publishers, Lynx, committed to cover in detail and illustrate every species of bird in the world. The Special Volume contains species new to science since the publication of their respective volumes, and a comprehensive global index for the set.
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by Rowling, J. K.

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Used - Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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Chelmsford, Essex
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First edition first impression and first state with 'Joanne Rowling' to the copyright page and dropped text on page 7. It has been confirmed by the publisher that all states of the first impression consisted of 5,150 copies in total, of which, it is believed, 2,500 pertained to the first state. Original pictorial boards. A fine book with the slightest hint of spotting to top edge in a beautiful fine dust jacket without flaws. Rare in such superior condition.
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. And what Alice found there.
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. And what Alice found there.

by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

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Used
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Hardcover
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London, Aberdeen
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Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1894. The Peoples edition. Twenty-third thousand. 8vo. (7.3 x 4.9 inches). Illustrated with fifty line illustrations by John Tenniel. Some foxing to the plain tissue paper guard over the frontispiece and a few minor spots throughout but overall a very clean and bright copy in a fine late 19th century leather binding. Full red calf, the spine with five raised bands, each with double rope design in gilt. Compartments ruled and fully decorated in gilt. Dark green morocco title label, gilt. Leaf and rose roll gilt borders on boards. Decorative gilt design on board edges. Decorative blind stamped inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Red silk page marker bound in. Grantham School arms stamped on the front board in gilt. Previous owners neat name stamp to top of the first leaf after title page. Aside from a small area of loss to the leather on the front board and another on the lower spine hinge this is a very good copy in a fine quality leather binding.… Read More
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THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A NARRATIVE OF 1757
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THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A NARRATIVE OF 1757

by Cooper, James Fenimore.

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Used
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First English
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Hardcover
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A NARRATIVE OF 1757
Cooper, James Fenimore.
Published by London: John Miller, 1826,
First English Edition; three volumes; published about a month later than the Philadelphia edition of the same year. Vol. I. TP Preface [v,xi] 287pp, Vol. II. 276pp, Vol. III. 295pp. Bound in ½ reddish brown Morocco, in very good condition, no half title in Vol I. but present in vols. II and III exceptional condition internally housed in a clamshell box. Very Good…
At the time of Cooper's writing, many U.S. settlers believed and perpetuated the myth that Native Americans were disappearing, believing they would ultimately be assimilated or killed off entirely due to the genocidal structure of settler colonialism. Especially in the East, as Native Peoples' land was stolen and settled on in the name of U.S. expansion and Jeffersonian agrarianism, the narrative that many Native Peoples were "vanishing" was prevalent in both novels like Cooper's and local newspapers. This allowed settlers to view… Read More
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

by Rowling, J. K.

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Used - Very Good
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First
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Hardcover
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Chelmsford, Essex
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First edition, first impression. Signed and inscribed by the author to the dedication page: "To Laura and Kat, Who, I hear, are Harry fans - making me like them a lot! J K Rowling". Inscribed copies of this title are exceptionally rare and were usually given to people who were involved in arranging the signing events or had a personal connection with the author.
Some fading to the spine of the book and top edge of upper board with tanning to edges and barely visible pencil impression to the front endpaper from a previous retailer.
The original and unclipped dust jacket has a little fading to spine and a couple of soft creases to spine ends, near fine otherwise.
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