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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Macmillan, 1891. Three volumes complete - Volume One - 'Letters' (pub. 1897), xxviii, 343pp, [1]; Volume Two - 'Letters' (pub. 1897), xiv, 377pp, [1] and Volume Three - 'Charles Lamb', x, 226pp. Uniformly bound in full calf, semi-raised bands, spines in six panels, title lettered direct to second panel, author / volume to third, remaining panels with central flower gilt device and volute corner pieces, covers with gilt roll border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, all edges marbled, with marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spines slightly faded, tiny chip to spine of first volume of letters, internally quite bright and clean. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume one of the Letters. An attractive set. Reprint. Full Calf. Good+. 12mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. Three volumes complete - Volume One - vi, [2], 307pp, [1]; Volume Two - vi, [2], 315pp, [1] and Volume Three - vi, [2], 332pp. Rebound in full morocco by Vauthrin, raised bands spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, volume label to third, remaining panels with central 'star' made up of small tools and volute corner pieces, covers with triple fillet border, gilt rules to edges and inner edges, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Spines faded to brown, very slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned, with occasional light foxing, plates moderately foxed. Complete with six illustrations by John Gilbert. Sadleir 8; Wolff 44. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. Illus. by Gilbert, John. 8vo.

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3
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Paris: La Bonne Compagnie, 1943. [2], 66pp, [6], full morocco, two raised bands, spine in three unequal panels, title in gilt to second panel, gilt rolls to inner edges, Cockerell peacock pattern marbled endpapers. Spine and edges darkened, slightly rubbed, small amount of loss of leather to inner edges. Occasional spot of foxing to text, but generally clean, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown. With colour frontispiece, title in red and black. Binding is by Zaehnsdorf. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. Illus. by Sala, Grau. 16mo.

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4

Bright November

Amis, Kingsley

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: The Fortune Press, 1947. 32pp, original boards in DJ. DJ professionally restored to spine, top edge of front panel and folds. Slight rubbing to spine ends and corners of book, light browning to endpapers, otherwise quite bright and clean. Inscribed and signed by Amis to front endpaper, 'Best Wishes from Kingsley Amis November 1947'. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

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5
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Button and Whitaker, 1807. [2], 62pp; [2], 50pp, [2], dated by watermark to first frontispiece. Quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, paper covered corners, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt roll. Foot of spine slightly chipped, new paper sides. Internally there is a small stain to gutter at head of several pages, but it is fairly unobtrusive. A few pages have a cross in ink to head. The first mentioned is uncommon, with four locations on COPAC, but none with this imprint and none of the same date, the second is well held institutionally, but again none with this imprint or date. The Magdalen Hospital was established in 1758, later renamed Magdalen Hospital for the Reception of Penitent Prostitutes, it provided a refuge and a place where prostitutes could be treated and cared for. The women wore a uniform of light grey dresses and in their whole dress plain and neat. They were instructed in reading and the principles of Christian religion. They were employed in needlework or house-kee ... Read more

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Fairy Tales

Andersen, Hans

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. 198pp, rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, illustrator to fourth, remaining panels framed with gilt double fillet, upper cover with gilt design replicated from the original cloth, gilt roll to edges and inner dentelles, a.e.g. marbled endpapers. Externally near fine, internally very slightly browned, the final illustration has a small mark, but generally quite bright and clean. With twelve, tissue guarded, tipped in colour illustrations by Nielsen (as called for). Housed in a cloth, velvet lined, slipcase, with the gilt design from the original cloth again replicated to the front of the slipcase. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Nielsen, Kay. 4to.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. viii, 250pp, [2], original full vellum blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Lacks ties, gilt to spine slightly dulled, internally quite bright and clean. With twenty-eight colour illustrations by Dulac, the limited de luxe edition, one of seven hundred and fifty copies, this being number six hundred and fifty, signed by Dulac to limitation leaf. With a flyer printed in red for an exhibition of the original water-colours laid in loosely to front. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Dulac, Edmund. 4to. Limited De Luxe Edition.

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Fairy Tales

Andersen, Hans

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. 198pp, original red decorative cloth in DJ. DJ slightly browned, chipped to spine ends and corners, spine slightly browned, rear panel slightly soiled, couple of small tears to edges. Book slightly rubbed to extremities, hint of foxing to edges of text block and endpapers, otherwise internally bright and clean. With twelve tipped in tissue guarded plates by Nielsen (as called for). Now with a cloth, velvet lined, drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title in gilt to spine. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/Good. Illus. by Nielsen, Kay. 4to.

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9

The Giant's Robe

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1884. viii, 439pp, [1], rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown. Turner 2; Sadleir 46; Woolf 158. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 8vo.

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10

Love Among The Lions

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1898. vi, 119pp, [1], rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, title in red and black. Turner 23; Sadleir 47. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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11

A Fallen Idol

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1886. [8], 334pp, rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, bound without final advertisement leaf. Turner 5; Wolff 157; Sadleir 45. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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12

A Bayard from Bengal

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Methuen and Co., 1902. xiv, 137pp, [3], rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, bound without publishers catalogue to rear. With eight full page illustrations by Partidge. Turner 25; Wolff 155. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. Illus. by Partridge, Bernard. 12mo.

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13
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Bradbury, Agnew and Co., 1888. vii, [1], 100pp, rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, original front wrapper bound in, adverts and rear cover not bound in. Turner 6. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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14

The Talking Horse and Other Tales

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1892. [8], 320pp, rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, bound without adverts. Turner 10; Sadleir 52. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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15

The Man from Blankley's and Other Sketches

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1893. [8], 151pp, [1], rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, damp stain to bottom third of page throughout with associated crinkling and light browning. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown. Turner 16. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good. Illus. by Partridge, J. Bernard. 8vo.

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The Travelling Companions - A Story in Scenes

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1892. [8], 152pp, rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, light damp staining to foot of pages, starting quite noticeably but diminishing as the book progresses. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown. Turner 13. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good. Illus. by Partridge, J. Bernard. 8vo.

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17

Voces Populi WITH Voces Populi (Second Series)

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1890. Two volumes - 'Voces Populi', 1890, [10], 136pp and Volume Two - 'Voces Populi - Second Series', 1892, [6], 156pp. Rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spines in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedowns. Turner 8 and 14 respectively; Sadleir 58 and 59. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. Illus. by Partridge, J. Bernard. 8vo.

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18

The Tinted Venus - A Farcical Romance

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1885. [2], 192pp. Rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spines in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedowns. Bound without the adverts, making the issue number impossible to ascertain, so possibly a later impression. Turner 4, 4a, 4b or 4c, but no later; Wolff 167, Sadleir 53; Locke, Spectrum 3:11. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good+. 12mo.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Lindsay Drummond, 1943. 98pp, original buckram in DJ. DJ rubbed to extremities, lower panel soiled, very minor chipping to spine ends. Upper cover of book has an old water stain with some loss of colour, internally bright and clean. DJ designed by John Heartfield. First Edition. Hardback. Good/Good. Illus. by Heartfield, John. 8vo.

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Pride and Prejudice

Austen, Jane; Saintsbury, George (Preface)

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: George Allen, 1894. xxvii, [1], 476pp, [2], recent full morocco, Cosway style binding, by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, blue leather title label to second panel with matching author / illustrator label to fourth panel, remaining panels with gilt volute lozenge centre piece and volute corner pieces, upper cover with a triple roll and line border, surrounding an on laid blue leather frame with mitred corners and small fleuron tools, which in turn surrounds a roll and two line frame, that borders a watercolour on vellum by Martin Frost, after an illustration from the book by Hugh Thomson. The lower cover replicates the upper but without the centre frame and watercolour. Single gilt line to edges, inner edges with gilt roll, t.e.g., remaining edges untrimmed, with patterned endpapers. Externally fine. Internally a hint of light browning to page edges, otherwise bright and clean. Full page frontispiece, with another one hundred illustrations and headpieces as China paper proofs, l ... Read more

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