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DOCTOR BIRCH. And his young friends
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DOCTOR BIRCH. And his young friends

by (THACKERAY. WILLIAM. M); writing as M. A. Titmarsh

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1849
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Chapman and Hall. London. 1849. FIRST EDITION. First issue. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated with 16 fine hand coloured plates, engraved on wood after drawings by the author. Finely bound by Riviere & Son in full dark green morocco. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. The compartments fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Triple ruled gilt borders on… Read more about this item
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OUR STREET.
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OUR STREET.

by (THACKERAY. WILLIAM. M); writing as M. A. Titmarsh

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1848
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Chapman and Hall. London. 1848. FIRST EDITION. First issue. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated with 16 fine hand coloured plates, engraved on wood by H. Vizetelly after drawings by the author. Finely bound by Riviere & Son in full dark green morocco. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. The compartments fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Triple ruled… Read more about this item
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REWARDS AND FAIRIES.
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REWARDS AND FAIRIES.

by KIPLING. RUDYARD

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1910
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Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1910. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.4 inches). Four full page mono plates by Frank Craig. Fine leather binding of recent full burgundy morocco. The spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Attractive marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A fine copy. -- Contains… Read more about this item
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POEMS OF SHELLEY. Selected and arranged by Stopford A. Brooke. ---- The Golden Treasury series
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POEMS OF SHELLEY. Selected and arranged by Stopford A. Brooke. ---- The Golden Treasury series

by SHELLEY. PERCY BYSSHE.. --- Fine Binding by Ramage

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1897
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Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1897. Reprint of the 1880 Brooke edition. Small 8vo. (6.2 x 4.1 inches). Engraved image of Shelley's birthplace, by Roffe, on the title page. Finely bound, by Ramage of London, in beautiful early twentieth century full red crushed morocco, extra gilt. The spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Compartments fully ruled, decorated with start… Read more about this item
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FAVOURITE ENGLISH POEMS of the last two centuries. Unabridged. Illustrated with upwards of two hundred engravings on wood, from drawings by the most eminent artists
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FAVOURITE ENGLISH POEMS of the last two centuries. Unabridged. Illustrated with upwards of two hundred engravings on wood, from drawings by the most eminent artists

by VARIOUS AUTHORS - Milton, Pope, Dryden, Burns, Shelley, Coleridge, Keats, Byron, Wordsworth, etc. -- Birket Foster, E. Evans, Harrison Weir, and many others, Illustrate

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Published
1859
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Sampson Low, Son & Co. London. 1859. FINE BINDING. 4to. (8.9 x 6.7 inches). xx, 379pp. Finely bound, by John Dale and Co. of Bradford, in beautiful early full burgundy morocco, gilt. The spine with raised bands, each piped in gilt. Compartments double ruled, fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Decorative panels and ruled line borders on boards to boards… Read more about this item
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THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON. POET LAUREATE. Selected and annotated by Francis T. Palgrave. The Golden Treasury series
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THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON. POET LAUREATE. Selected and annotated by Francis T. Palgrave. The Golden Treasury series

by TENNYSON. AFRED. LORD

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1886
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Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1886. FINE BINDING. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.2 inches). v, 640pp. Engraved Portrait frontis by G. Stodart. Finely bound, by Sotheran & Co. of London, in beautiful early full red morocco, gilt. The spine with raised bands, each ruled in gilt. Compartments ruled, fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Decorative panels and ruled line borders on… Read more about this item
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LETTERS. Written by the late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield ,to his Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden. Together with several pieces on various subjects. Published by Mrs Eugenia Stanhope, from the originals now in her possession. In Four volumes. The Fifth edition
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J. Dodsley. London. 1774. FOUR VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.4 inches). Copper engraved portrait frontis in volume one, still with the original tissue guard. Complete with all half titles. A few small worm holes to a couple of the volumes and some foxing to the text pages throughout but still a very good set in attractive contemporary full tan calf… Read more about this item
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THE PLAYS.
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THE PLAYS.

by SHAW. GEORGE BERNARD

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1927
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Constable & Company Limited. London. 1927. Reprints of 1926 pocket editions. 12 volumes. Complete. 8vo. (6.9 x 4.5 inches). An attractive set in publishers delux limp leather bindings with elaborate gilt decorated and lettered spines. Gilt stamped signature of George Bernard Shaw on the front boards. Top edges gilt. Housed in the publishers original drop front box with velvet padding… Read more about this item
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LETTERS ON THE STUDY AND USE OF HISTORY.
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LETTERS ON THE STUDY AND USE OF HISTORY.

by BOLINGBROKE. Henry St. John, Lord Viscount

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1770
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T. Cadell. London. 1770. New edition, Corrected. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.3 inches). Very good, tall, wide margined copy. Some worming to the blank margins but generally a very good and clean copy. Bound in contemporary full tan calf. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled in gilt, which is rubbed. Red title label, gilt. Front hinge cracked but holding firm. Overall… Read more about this item
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PETER AND WENDY.
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PETER AND WENDY.

by BARRIE. J. M. ; Bedford. F. D. Illustrates

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Published
1911
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Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1911. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with a decorative title page and twelve full page mono plates by Bedford. A small stain to the margin of the frontis and decorative title pages and a few very minor marks to a handful of pages but generally a very near fine, clean and bright copy… Read more about this item
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THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE. A story for children
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THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE. A story for children

by LEWIS. C. S. ; BAYNES. PAULINE. Illustrates

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Published
1950
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Geoffrey Bles. London. 1950. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.6 inches). Illustrated throughout with full colour frontis & line drawings by Baynes. A few minor marks to a handful of pages but overall very good bright and clean copy in fine leather binding. Recent full dark green morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt.… Read more about this item
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THE FLIGHT FROM THE ENCHANTER.
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THE FLIGHT FROM THE ENCHANTER.

by MURDOCH. IRIS

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1956
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Chatto & Windus. London. 1956. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.4 inches). Browning to the half title page where a newspaper clipping was laid in for many years otherwise the text pages are clean and bright throughout. Finely bound in a recent lather binding of half dark red morocco. Spine with five raised bands. The compartments ruled, decorated… Read more about this item
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KING SOLOMON`S MINES.
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KING SOLOMON`S MINES.

by HAGGARD. H. RIDER

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1919
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Cassell and Company, Limited. London. Circa 1919. Official abbreviated edition, for educational purposes. 8vo. (7.4 x 5 inches). 266pp, including a 3pp glossary. Illustrated with a frontispiece and four full page mono plates plus one vignette illustration by William Russell Flint. Also one plate showing the map of the route to the mines. A very good copy in a fine… Read more about this item
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THE PLAYS AND WORKS OF J. M. BARRIE. The uniform edition. Includes: Peter Pan, Quality Street, The Admirable Crichton, The Little Minister, The Little white bird, etc
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THE PLAYS AND WORKS OF J. M. BARRIE. The uniform edition. Includes: Peter Pan, Quality Street, The Admirable Crichton, The Little Minister, The Little white bird, etc

by BARRIE. J. M

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1928
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Hodder & Stoughton Limited, and Cassell & Co. London. 1928 - 1931. 21 volumes. Complete as issued (another volume was issued later). 8vo. (7.2 x 4.8 inches). Bound in the original publishers delux dark blue limp leather bindings with circular gilt JMB monogram on the front boards and gilt decoration and lettering to the spines. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers.… Read more about this item
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IF.
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IF.

by KIPLING. RUDYARD

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1910
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Doubleday, Page and Company. New York. 1910. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION (U. S). IN PUBLISHERS DELUX LEATHER BINDING. Precedes the first U.K separate edition by 4 years. Oblong 8vo. (4.4 x 6.4 inches). 8 double leaves, uncut at the top. The pages are sewn in with the original yellow cord. Each double leaf has a green rule and dot border, the… Read more about this item
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JUST SO STORIES. For little children. Illustrated by the Author
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JUST SO STORIES. For little children. Illustrated by the Author

by KIPLING. RUDYARD

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1902
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Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1902. FIRST EDITION. First printing. Large 8vo. (9.2 x 7 inches). Finely illustrated by Rudyard Kipling with 22 full page mono plates plus 12 smaller decorative chapter initials. A fine, clean copy in a fine recent leather binding by Bayntun - Riviere of Bath. Full deep red morocco, the spine with raised bands, each decorated… Read more about this item
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. Second edition
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. Second edition

by MORRIS. THE REV. F. O

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Second edition
Published
1870
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George Bell and Sons. London. 1870. SIX VOLUMES. 4to. (10 x 7.3 inches). Complete and beautifully illustrated with 365 finely hand coloured full page plates, each with a tissue guard. Bound in attractive early half dark green morocco leather, by Bickers and Son. The spines with five raised bands, each with a gilt ruled line. The compartments fully decorated, lettered… Read more about this item
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THE GRASMERE WORDSWORTH. A redaction. (In one volume). (Five years in preparation) As suggested by Matthew Arnold, and approved by Lord Morley of Blackburn
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THE GRASMERE WORDSWORTH. A redaction. (In one volume). (Five years in preparation) As suggested by Matthew Arnold, and approved by Lord Morley of Blackburn

by WORDSWORTH. WUILLIAM. -- HAWKE. JOHN. Edits

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1931
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Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd. London. 1931. Fourth edition. Small 8vo. (6.5 x 4.3 inches). xx, 396pp. Illustrated with 2 full page mono plates; portrait frontis and the Mourning Woman. A fine clean copy in a fine leather craft binding of full dark brown morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Four mid… Read more about this item
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THE NEWCOMES. Memoirs of a most respectable family. Edited by Arthur Pendennis Esq. -- With an introduction by William Keith Leask
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THE NEWCOMES. Memoirs of a most respectable family. Edited by Arthur Pendennis Esq. -- With an introduction by William Keith Leask

by THACKERAY. WILLIAM MAKEPEACE. -- Rainey. William, Illustrates

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1900
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Gresham Publishing Co. London. No date. Circa 1900. Publishers delux leather binding. Large 8vo. (8 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated with 6 full page line engravings. Some light foxing to the page edges otherwise a fine copy in the decorative publishers delux leather binding, after a design by Talwin Morris. Gilt ruling, lettering and floral design to the spine. Green cloth… Read more about this item
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CONINGSBY, Or The New generation. With an introduction by William Keith Leask
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CONINGSBY, Or The New generation. With an introduction by William Keith Leask

by DISRAELI. Right Hon. B. -- Shepperson. Claude A, Illustrates

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1900
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Gresham Publishing Co. London. No date. Circa 1900. Publishers delux leather binding. Large 8vo. (8 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated with 6 full page line engravings. Some foxing to the page edges otherwise a near fine copy in the decorative publishers delux leather binding, after a design by Talwin Morris. Gilt ruling, lettering and floral design to the spine. Green cloth… Read more about this item
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