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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope

By: N/A

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Printed for M Cooper: 1756

Seller ID: 002369

Condition: Very Good


In depth study of Pope and his works, printed for M Cooper at the Globe in Pater Noster Row London 334 pages first volume only, complete in itself, bound in full leather binding rubbed on edges. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames Polytechnic: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002516

Condition: Very Good


A journal published by thames Polytechnic UK discussing literature and the humanities, contributions from various people. This is number 1 March 1975 articles on Mrs Gaskell and the nature of social change, the mythic sorrows of Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy's Wistlesness and more plus reviews on various works. 118 pges card covers in very bright condition SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames Polytechnic: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002517

Condition: Very Good


A journal published by thames Polytechnic UK discussing literature and the humanities, contributions from various people. This is number 2 October 1975 articles on Barnaby Rudge - A Historical Novel? Marxism and literary theory, Smollett and the logic of domination and more plus reviews on various works. 136 pages card covers in very bright condition SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Cest Daucasi and De Nicolete

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Oxford Uk, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1906

Edition: First Limited/ Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 004919

Condition: Good Plus


This book contains this manuscript reproduced in photo facsimile and type-transliteration the unique manuscipt in the Bibliotheque Nationale at Paris. 75 pages plus two pages of subscribers names. Limited to 165 copies this is presentation copy number 3. Pages are clean with some foxing to edges of a few pages, endpapers are browned. Neat ink details of previous owner on front endpaper John Gardner famous British Composer. Outer boards are attractive half vellum a little discoloured with blue cloth covered boards and gold lettering. A nice attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE... View more info

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The Dublin Magazine Spring 1968

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Ireland, New Square Publications Limited: 1968

Seller ID: 005153

Condition: Good Plus


This copy of the Dublin magazine is Volume 7 Number 1 Spring 1968. Contains a tribute to Patrick Kavanagh and articles by Patrick Boyle, Bryan Guiness, Kathleen Raine and others, 104 pages in bright, clean condition, outer card covers are faded on edges and there is an ink arrow pointing to the name Bryan Guinesson front cover. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Leisure Hour

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Leisure Hour: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005813

Condition: Very Good


Excellent copy of this book from 1890 with 860 pages of reding to while away the hours in 1890. Articles on household management, historical events, travel and stories with many B/w illustrations. HEAVY BOOK 2.2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Light foxing to first and last few pages and outer edges of pages. Outer decorative boards are lightly rubbed on edges,few light marks on rear, a sound bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor New Series

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008056

Condition: Good Plus


Original publication from 1858 with colour frontispiece and several B/w illustrations, 380 pages in overall clean condition just occasional small foxing spots. NO dustwrapper.leather spine and corners with marbelled boards.a little worn to edges and cornersspine has light wear and slightly faded. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Art of Autobiography in 19th and 20th Century England

By: A. O. J. Cockshut

Price: £10.95

Publisher: London, Yale University Press: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000631

Condition: Very Good


A critical study of autobiographers and their works, those from whom examples are taken are Boswell, Byron, Bertrand Russell, J. R. Ackerley, Stephen Spender and others. 222pp book and wrapper are near fine with very slight fading to spine. View more info

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The Life of St George

By: Alexander Barclay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005955

Condition: Very Good


Reprint published for the Early English Text Society, 120 pages plus 8 pages with details of the Early English Text Society, pages are very bright and clean, the outer boards are very bright and clean the book looks as if it has just been published. original glassine wrapper is a little worn on edges with tiny losses, this has kept the book in beautiful condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Borgias The Royal Library Historical Series

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Humphreys: 1911

Seller ID: 008456

Condition: Good


Original publcation from 1911 historical history of the Borgias which has been embellished somewhat by author Alexandre Dumas. 368 pages in overall bright clean condition just some faint marking to top blank edges of some early pages, very light foxing to top edge of blank rear endpaper not inside the whitenes of the pages is quite bright.,NO dustwrapper,outer paper covers are worn to edges with small losses and splits edges of spine but covers are attached, little dusty from age with a couple of small marks. Not perfect but still a presentable example of a collectable book SEE IMAGES. DETAI... View more info

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The Book of Khalid

By: Ameen F Rihani

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Lebanon, Librairie Du Liban: 2000

Edition: Sixth Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 007747

ISBN: 0963434985

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition of this book sub titled the 20th century key to Arab American literature, 364 pages in very bright clean condition, several B/w illustrations by Kahlil Gibran,all present. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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XXXII Ballades in Blue China

By: Andrew Lang

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, C Kegan Paul and Co: 1881

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002444

Condition: Very Good


Very attractive book bound in dark blue, gold embosed, half leather. 112 pages in very bright clean condition with marble endpapers. Neat former owner's name on blank page after the front endpaper, on next blank page someone has neatly tipped in a picture of Andrew Lang, top edges of pages are gilt edged. A really nice copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Collected Poems of Angela Gordon

By: Angela Gordon Edited By Margaret Smith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004851

Condition: Good Plus


Book of the poems of Angela Gordon (Alice Mary Smith) 162 pages with just very light browning to edges of pages as usual due to the quality of paper used also a little light foxing and browning to endpapers several names neatly written in ink on front endpaper. Outer boards have very light wear to edges, dustwrapper is overall bright just a little browned to spine. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Gertrude the Greedy Goose

By: Barbara Euphan Todd

Price: £119.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007695

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book with many full page colour illustrations plus many smaller illustrations,all present as published. 60 pages in very bright clean condition, just a few very small light marks,a reaired tear to right hand blank margin of page 51 see image, repaired neatly and strongly with adhesive not tape. Neat former owners name on inside front board and on half title page, NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are lightly marked with wear toedges and cornerswith small amounts of board showing through A nice clean sound example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON RE... View more info

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The Betty Book

By: Betty, Betsy and Bess

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 008096

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book12 full page colour illustrations by Anne Anderson plus other B/w drawings in text. Story of two dolls Betsy and Bess and their adventures whilst living living with young girl named Betty. Not dated but around 1920s, pages not numbrerd but around 40 in very bright clean condition just some light browning to front illustrated endpapers, All illustrations present as called for. NO dustwrapper. outer illustrated boards have a few light marks and a little worn on corners and edges. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Attack of the Unsinkable Rubber Ducks

By: Brookmyre, Christopher SIGNED

Price: £12.99

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004966

ISBN: 0316730122

Condition: Very Good


Very bright clean first edition in very good dustwrapper SIGNED by CHRISTOPHER BROOKMYRE on title page. Just one light indentation to rear of wrapper, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Devil and Mary Ann

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1958

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006439

Condition: Very Good


First edition of this book 1958, contains 322 pages plus two pages of adverts in bright clean condition, thin darker strip along the bottom and top edges of the boards. Dustwrapper is a little marked and a few tiny closed tears to rear edges of wrapper, wrapper not price clipped, overall a pleasing example of a collectable first edition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Two Peniless Princesses

By: Charlotte M Yonge

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 002591

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Scotland, 263 pages plus 44 pages of book adverts numbered 7/50/9/92. Attractive gold embossed blue cloth covers, School Board of London prize certificate on inside cover and attendance prize stamp rear of title page, little browning to endpapers and outer edges of pages but not inside. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Sleep of Prisoners a Play

By: Christopher Fry SIGNED

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007681

Condition: Very Good


Second impression of this play by Christopher Fry, published July 1951 SIGNED by him on title page dated 1983. Contains 51 pages in very bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers where dustwrapper flaps have lain, dustwrapper is bright just some light browning to extreme edges and slightly darker on spine price clipped to front flap. A nice example of this book espacially with signature SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Andy Cole : Autobiography

By: Cole, Andy SIGNED Fitton, Peter

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Manchester United Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003376

ISBN: 0233997377

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of Andy Cole 244 pages recounting his childhood and subsequent life in football . Many photographs in colour and B/w SIGNED by ANDY COLE on title page. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean, tiny piece of clear tape on top of wrapper, few very light creases top and bottom of spine, wrapper price clipped and some light indentations to surface of wrapper. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info