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The Pilgrim's Progress Illustrated By Forty Designs By David Scott,

by John Bunyan

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London: A Fullarton & Co. Pilgrim's Progress beautifully illustrated with 39 full page illustrations by David Scott plus frontispiece of John Bunyan not dated believed to be late 1800s. Contains 147 pages in overall clean condition just some foxing to first and last couple of pages and occasional light foxing spots through the book. NO dustwrapper, outer half leather… Read more
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The Borgias The Royal Library Historical Series

by Alexandre Dumas

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Published
1911
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London: Arthur Humphreys, 1911. 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… Read more
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Parables from Nature

by Mrs Alfred Gatty

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Published
1861
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Good
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London: Bell and Daldy , 1861. Original publication this book published in 1861relating parables from nature involving trees insects and other s from the natural World.196 pages in good condition, some occasional light foxing throughout, small water stain to top blank corners of last three pagesSEE IMAGES. 15 B/w full page illustrations,all present as called for NO… Read more
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Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Second Impression
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1956. Second impression of this work by Samuel Beckett, published February 1956. Contains 94 pages in very bright clean condition, dustwrapper is also bright and clean just very slight browning to spine very minor see image, inside front flap has diagonal cut from bottom but price remains at side of it 10s 6d net. A… Read more
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The Travels and Adventures of James Massey

by Simon Tyssot De Patot

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Published
1733
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First English Edition
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London: John Watts , 1733. First English edition of this book, translated from the French. 318 pages plus 5 page index 10 pages introduction including illustration by G Van dr Gucht, all in clean condition just some browning to endpapers and outer edges of pages, ink name on front endpaper looks like Grigson dated 1736. NO dustwrapper, outer full leather… Read more
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A Vision. A Reissue with the Author's Final Revisions

by W.B. Yeats

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Published
1961
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London: MacMillan and Co Ltd, 1961. Yeat's explanation of the system of supernaturally inspired images and metaphors which provided the framework of some of his greatest poetry. 305 pages in bright clean condition just very light tanning to outer edges of pages and endpapers, neat former owners name on front endpaper, Dustwrapper is a little browned to spine… Read more
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Detective Fiction and Literature: The Figure on the Carpet

by Martin Priestman

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333457986
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London: Palgrave MacMillan, 1990. Very informative book on Detective fiction over the years, making comparisons and d analysing different characters , authors and styles. 217 pages in overall bright clean condition just light tanning to extreme edges of pages due to quality of paper used. Dustwrapper is bright and clean, a couple of very small marks, not price clipped,… Read more
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Some Legendary Landmarks of Africa

by Mrs Frank Evans

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Published
1893
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First Edition
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£141.17

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London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1893. Book of legendary and mythical short stories from Africa, 118 pages plus 16 pages of adverts all in bright clean condition some uncut at topedges. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little darkened on edges,a little worn on corners and top and bottom of spine, few light marks. Though not perfect still… Read more
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

by William Shakespeare

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Published
1974
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Very Good
Edition
First Limited Edition
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£266.95

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Wantage Oxfordshire : The Black Swan Press,, 1974. William Shakespeare's sonnets Limited edition number 73 of 190. Contains 81pages,not numbered, all in very bright clean condition., NO dustwrapper, red cloth coveredboards with leather spine in very bright clean condition. Comes in original brown card slipcase which has a few light marks and has spine of slipcase reglued at some time.… Read more
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Adventures of a Bookseller

by G. Orioli SIGNED

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Published
1937
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Good
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First Signed Limited Edition
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Florence Italy: Privately Printed for G. Orioli , 1937. This is copy number. 254 of a limited edition of 300 copies SIGNED by the author G Orioli. 434 pages in clean condition, some light browning to extreme edges. Not dated but from research is 1937 Lungarno Series No. 12. Original orange paper wraps with black lettering and illustration,… Read more
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Pick me up. A literary and artistic tonic for the mind.Vol. 1

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Published
1889
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Edition
First Edition
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London: The Office Strand London , 1889. Numbers 1 to 26 of volume one of this magazine, paper covers bound in to official hardcover binder, from October 6 1888 to March 30 1889. Contains 384 pages in overall bright clean condition just the very occasional light jmark, many B/w illustrations and period adverts, plus many articles stories and… Read more
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A Dictionary of the Characters and Scenes in the Novels, Romances and Short Stories of H.G. Wells

by Connes, G.A.

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Published
1926
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Edition
First UK Edition
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£134.76

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Dijon: Maurice Darantiere, 1926. Very informative dictionary of of the Characters and Scenes in the Novels, Romances and Short Stories of H.G. Wells 489 pages in overallt clean condition just very small foxing spots to first and last couple of pges and the very occasional smal spot on a few other pages, paper of inner front hinge is… Read more
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The Twelve Ravens

by Ratas, Vaclovas; SIGNED,Paulius Jurkus (Editor)

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Published
1949
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Good
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First English Translation Signed
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Munich: T. J. Vizgirda, 1949. First English edition of this Lithuanian fairy tale with woodcuts by Vaclovas Ratas, translation revised by Mary J. Kinney and text edited by Paulius Jurkus. 29 pages in clean condition but browned as usual due to quality of paper used. SIGNED by artist number 313 of unspecifed limited edition. Previous owners nmes on first blank… Read more
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The Kreutzer Sonata

by Count Leo Tolstoi

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition
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£118.07

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Chicago: Sergel and Co, 1890. First US edition of this work by Leo Tolstoi, 170 pages in bright clean condition, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. First US Edition. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 7 ¾ x 5½ Inches. Hardcover.
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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World

by Dean Swift, Jonathan Swift

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London: Cassell Petter and Galpin Beautifully illustrated book of Gulliver's Travels with explanatory notes and a life of the author by JohnFrancis Waller. Illustrator: T Morten. 352 pages in overall clean condition just a few very occasional very small marks, previous owners details on front endpaper dated 1879, many B/w illustrations, all present as listed.diagonal crease to first… Read more
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The Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great

by FIELDING, Henry

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Published
1932
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First Limited Numbered Edition
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Waltham St Lawrence UK: GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1932. First numbered limited edition from The Golden Cockerell Press, limited to 350 copies this is number 178. Contains 279 pages in very bright clean condition, untrimmed on two sides, top outer edges trimmed and gilt. Seven copper plate illustrations by Denis Tegetmeier, all present as called for. NO dustwrapper, outer boards… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

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London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd Classic tale of Alice in Wonderland illustrated by George Soper, second impression not dated but around 1923. Contains 192 pages in overall clean condition but with some light occasional foxing., Many B/w illustrations plus six full page colour plates in bright clean condition,,all present as listed.Neat former owners gift inscription dated 1941 on first… Read more
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The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor New Series

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Published
1858
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First Edition
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London: Religious Tract Society, 1858. 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… Read more
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The Testament of Caspar Schultz

by Martin Fallon

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Published
1962
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Edition
First Edition
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£1,020.30

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London: Abelard-Schuman, 1962. First edition of this novel, contains 158 pages in bright clean condition just some very small foxing spots to outer leading edges of pages not inside., Dustwrapper is lightly browned, light rubbing to corners and top and bottom of spine, soft diagonal crease to bottom front of wrapper, not price clipped 12s 6d top front flap has… Read more
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Hero Tales And Legends Of The Serbians

by Woislav M. Petrovitch

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Published
1917
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London: George G Harrap and Company, 1917. Excellent book of Hero Tales And Legends Of The Serbians, 394 pages in clean condition but browned due to quality of paper used, endpapers are foxed. 33 full page colour illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper. illustrated boards are a little dusty with age and very slight… Read more
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