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Sotheby's: The Maurice F. Neville Collection of Modern Literature.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sotheby's: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004442

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, slight creasing to first page and light shelfwear to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 260, colour illustrations throughout. View more info

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Five Cummington Poems

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cummington Press: 1939

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004466

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with green paper wraps, minor edge rubbing and slight creasing to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good+ condition. Limited edition of 300 printed especially for the Association of Friends of the Cummington School, pp 8, Poems by Samuel French Morse, William Bronk, Henry Duncan and Jane Ward. Prelude to the Cummington Press. View more info

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C.H. St John Hornby's vellum copy of the Ashendene Press. Dante. De Zilverdistel Rare Books - Catalogue Three

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Antwerpen, Belgium, De Zilverdistel Rare Books: 1996

Seller ID: 004723

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in cloth binding with gilt motif on front cover in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp LIX, 69, colour illustrations. A detailed look at the C.H. St John Hornby's vellum copy of the Ashendene Press. Dante. View more info

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Guild Court.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Sunrise Books: 2004

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 005193

Condition: Near Mint


Hardback in brown faux leather covered boards with gilt lettering on front and spine in As New condition. Facsimile edition, pp iv, 331. View more info

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Asprey & Co. Reference Library 8 Volumes.

By: N/A

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Asprey & Co. Ltd: 1924

Seller ID: 005333

Condition: Very Good


8 Volumes, 12x9cm (dictionary volume 15x9cm) in uniform unusually patterned full leather with gilt titles and ruling and all edges gilt, spines faded (top of boards on dictionary also faded - see photos) and some light shelfwear and rubbing to corners and spines but otherwise in Very Good condition. Volumes - Asprey's Gazetteer of the World: pp xiv, 680. French and English Dictionary: pp 605, colour maps to rear. Encyclopaedia: pp 718. French and Latin Quotations: p... View more info

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Acrostics in Prose and Verse.

By: A.E.H.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Bosworth: 1867

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 004518

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover (15x10cm approx), cloth covered boards with gilt titles, all edges gilt, some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Third edition, pp 280. View more info

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The Whole Duty of Man, Laid down in a plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader.

By: Allestree, Richard.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: R. Norton: 1658

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005452

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in presumed original leather covered boards which have been professionally rebacked and repaired with gilt decoration on boards and spine with five raised bands and gilt titles, some repaired pages (see photos), page 401 has some loss, some previous owners names in ink on verso of title page and page 401, other small annotations throughout, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 503, engraved frontis, ... View more info

A Diary of Readings: Being an Anthology of Pages Suited to Engage Serious Thought, One for Every Day of the Year Gathered from the Wisdom of Many Centuries.

By: Baillie, John.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005907

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards, gilt titles on front board and spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, small tear to top of front hinge internally repaired, rear cover stained but otherwise in Good+ condition. First edition, pp 385, sources, index. View more info

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Wuthering Heights & Agnes Grey

By: Bell, Ellis (Emily Bronte), Bell, Acton (Anne Bronte)

Price: £400.00

Publisher: W. Nicholson & Sons: 0

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004739

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publisher's original green cloth with blind stamped floral pattern to front cover and blind stamped floral motif to rear; gilt title to front cover and spine; some slight rubbing and shelfwear to cloth, new end papers sympathetically bound in; some slight browning to pages and text block but otherwise in Very Good and tight condition. New edition published after the death of Emily Bronte in 1848 and Anne in 1849, pp 388 plus 12 pages of publisher's advertise... View more info

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This Son of Vulcan.

By: Besant, Walter & Rice, James.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 0

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004731

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original quarter leather binding and cloth reinforced corners with marbled paper covered boards, some damage to edge of spine possibly from worm, light wear to head and foot of spine, previous owners bookplate on front end paper "Colonel T. Innes of Learney" but otherwise in Very Good condition. "New Edition" c. late 1800s, pp 392. "This Son of Vulcan. By the authors of Ready-Money Mortiboy. With James Rice." View more info

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Chambers of Imagery Second Series

By: Bottomley, Gordon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Elkin Mathews: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006381

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers with paper wraps, some light shelfwear and small marks to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second Series, First edition, pp 41, Signed and Inscribed to a previous owner on half title page, press opinions of the authors previous work on last page. Scarce signed copy. View more info

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A Radical Hegelian: Political and Social Philosophy of Henry Jones.

By: Boucher, David; Vincent, Andrew.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press: 1993

Seller ID: 004906

ISBN: 0708312071

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition, with dust jacket, some shelf wear, but otherwise in very good condition. With bibliography and index of names. A scholarly study in Edwardian philosophy. View more info

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Craft Dinner

By: bpNichol. (Nichol, Barrie Philip)

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Toronto, Aya Press: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004512

ISBN: 0920544045

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original quarter leather with gilt titles and ruling, buckram over boards in Fine condition, Fine slipcase with gilt motif. Limited edition of 26 specially hand bound, each containing a page from "An Ilphabet Primer" hand drawn by the author, this being the letter W, unpaginated. View more info

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Craft Dinner

By: bpNichol. (Nichol, Barrie Philip)

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Toronto, Aya Press: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004525

ISBN: 0920544045

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in cloth covered boards in Fine condition, dustwrapper with small amount of wear to top of spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 100 [56], signed by author, unpaginated. View more info

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Kai Lung Unrolls His Mat.

By: Bramah, Ernest.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Richards Press Ltd.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005339

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover dark orange cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear to bottom of spine but otherwise Very Good, priceclipped dustwrapper with some small missing chips to top and bottom of spine and folds, rear cover marked, small closed tears internally repaired and enclosed in a clear archival wrap and otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 344. View more info

Poems - Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Red Letter Poets

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd: 1902

Seller ID: 005924

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original blue cloth covered boards with decorative gilt titles on cover and spine, spine very lightly faded, very minor rubbing to hinges at head and foot of spine, light foxing to edge of text block but otherwise in Near Fine condition. No date but C.1902, pp 278, frontispiece of author. A collection of poems. View more info

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A Christmas Recipe.

By: Burgess, Anthony.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Plain Wrapper Press: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004491

Condition: Near Fine


Saddle stitched booklet in tan paper wraps with French fold style text block with rough cut pages, some light fading to covers and very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 180, unpaginated but 8 pp, inside of front wrap has seasons greeting from Plain Wrapper Press and all involved in the publication, illustration in red ink by Fulvio Testa, single page poem on how to make a delicious trifle. Anthony Burgess' rarest work. Very Rare T... View more info

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No Man's Meat.

By: Callaghan, Morley.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Paris, Edward W. Titus: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004501

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original quarter buckram binding with pink paper over boards and title label in Fine condition, original glassine wrapper slightly browned but otherwise Very Good, contained in a folding buckram box with leather label with gilt title made by the previous owner. Limited edition of 525 [456], signed and inscribed by author on ffep, signed by author on colophon, pp 42. Scarce Signed limited edition by Canadian author Morley Callaghan. View more info

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Spider Web.

By: Campbell, Alice.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005678

Condition: Very Good


Card covers with paper wraps, covers in Very Good condition with some very minor shelfwear to head and foot of spine, previous owners name on half title page, dustwrapper with some missing chips to head and foot of spine, flaps loose but internally repaired now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 310, publication list to rear. Very Scarce in Dustwrapper. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

By: Carroll, Lewis.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1956

Seller ID: 005602

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in green cloth covered boards with silver titles, some very light shelfwear, old sellotape marks on endpapers but otherwise Very Good+ condition, dustwrapper slightly marked, small closed tears internally repaired and now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. Later Reprint of First Edition (14th Impression), pp 162, 12 colour plates by Arthur Rackham. View more info