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Image for Amy Herbert: volumes I and II (1 & 2)

Amy Herbert: volumes I and II (1 & 2)

By: A Lady & Sewell, Rev. W. (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1846

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 61058

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


2 small format, clean hardbacks tightly bound in half brown leather with gilt titles on a red label, spines have 5 raised bands and gilt decoration, marbled boards. Edges rubbed and worn, endpapers foxed, no inscriptions. Vol 1: iv + 256 and vol 2: 236 pages View more info

The Spanish cavalier: a story of Seville

By: A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1875

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 56060

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Nice hardback copy in red cloth with gilt titles and black decoration, bevelled boards, binding firm, no inscriptions. vi + 298 pages + adverts, 8 tissue-guarded plates & engraved chapter headings in text. Early reprint - the first publication was the previous year (1874) View more info

Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 49581

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with a small address label on the frontispiece, but no other marks, in a lightly rubbed slipcase. Appears little used. 158 pages, illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith, glossary, notes View more info

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Tom Brown's school days

By: An old boy (Thomas Hughes)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1899

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 64274

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback bound in pictorial red cloth with gilt titles, cloth rubbed and worn, short split at spine, name and date on front pastedown. xxii + 308 pages + 6 pages publisher's adverts, illustrations in the text by Arthur Hughes and Sydney Prior Hall, preface by the author View more info

Squire Bentley's treat and the card on the nosegay

By: Anon

Price: £9.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1887

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56586

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean, small format hardback bound in pictorial red cloth with gilt titles & black decoration, cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, endpapers tanned, page edges foxed, Sunday School gift inscription on front endpaper dated 1887. 64 pages, black & white illustrations in the text. No date in book View more info

The pretty village

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59833

Condition: Poor


Stitched binding, some pages pulled, spine repaired with electrical tape, back board missing, front paper covered board worn and chipped with small area of loss at bottom corner, page edges tanned, no inscriptions. 30 pages, 3 colour illustrations on plates by Kronheim & Co plus illustrations in the text. Undated but Copac gives 1851 View more info

Barton Todd

By: Anon. [Sarah Schoonmaker Baker]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: W. P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51716

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt, red, white & black decoration and titles, cloth worn at corners & faded at spine, ink splash to rear board, pencilled name on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. 128 pages + 16pp adverts (dated 1892), engraved frontispiece. Includes an extra short story, 'The young lawyer' View more info

Dramatic and early poems of Matthew Arnold [Temple Classics series]

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 51902

Condition: Good


Clean hardback tightly bound in full green leather with gilt titles, top edge gilt, pink silk bookmark sewn in, leather rubbed at corners & sunned at the spine, name/date (1911) on front pastedown, otherwise no inscriptions. [iv] + 274 pages, tissue-guarded frontispiece, notes, index View more info

Aunt Louisa's coloured gift books: our favourites [Cock Robin's life and death, Dame Trot & Punch and Judy]

By: Aunt Louisa [Laura Valentine]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47315

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, colour pictorial onlay & black & blindstamped decoration, bevelled boards, spine is a recent professional replacement, new matching patterned endpapers, contents have the odd fox-spot otherwise immaculate, no inscriptions. 40 pages (printed one side), 18 pages of colour lithographed plates (3 plates are double-page) + tissue guards View more info

Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Avalon Press: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52723

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in pink cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor discolouration & rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. x + 230 pages, colour plates & illustrations in the text by John Austen, introduction by Edmund Blunden View more info

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Alfreda Holme: a story of social life in Australia

By: Bayly, Elisabeth Boyd

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jarrold and Sons: 1895

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 60692

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth rubbed and marked, front endpaper excised, no inscriptions. 531 pages +12 pages of publisher's adverts. No date but Copac gives 1895 View more info

Image for Beyond the dreams of avarice [in 2 volumes]

Beyond the dreams of avarice [in 2 volumes]

By: Besant, Sir Walter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Germany, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1895

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 43559

Condition: Fair


Pair of clean hardbacks bound in half dark brown leather with gilt titles over green cloth on boards, 4 raised spine bands, red sprinkled edges, bindings rubbed at corners & edges, 2½" loss from the foot of the spine of volume 1, no inscriptions. 294 and 272 pages. Collection of British authors, Tauchnitz edition number 3071 View more info

Image for George MacDonald 1824 - 1905: Victorian poet, novelist and visionary

George MacDonald 1824 - 1905: Victorian poet, novelist and visionary

By: Blakemore, Ian P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Wigton, Ian Blakemore: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34646

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound booklet, no inscriptions. Appears little used. vi + 44 pages, a few illustrations in the text, bibliography. A catalogue of books for sale, which includes a useful bibliographical chronology of MacDonalds life View more info

Image for Asgard and the Norse heroes. Everyman no. 689

Asgard and the Norse heroes. Everyman no. 689

By: Boult, Katharine F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61275

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, spine sunned, boards rubbed at edges, marks to front board, old sticker on front pastedown. x + 268 pages, notes, glossary View more info

How Paul's penny became a pound

By: Bowen, Mrs C. E.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: S. W. Partridge & Co.: 1890

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 56568

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in pictorial red cloth with red title on a gilt background, cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, Sunday School prize label on front pastedown dated 1890. 96 pages + 16 pages of publisher's adverts, black & white illustrations on plates & in the text. No date in book View more info

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The villagers in town

By: Bramston, M.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53867

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles and white, black & yellow decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, ornate Sunday School prize plate on front pastedown, pages a little age-toned, no inscriptions. 160 pages + 16pp adverts, 2 plates by W. S. Stacey View more info

Image for Wuthering Heights: with a preface and memoir of Emily and Anne Bronte by Charlotte Bronte

Wuthering Heights: with a preface and memoir of Emily and Anne Bronte by Charlotte Bronte

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61065

Condition: Good


Clean, small format hardback tightly bound in green cloth with faded gilt titles and decoration, boards bumped at corners, gift inscription on front endpaper. xii + 344 pages. World's Classics series View more info

Image for Widow Wiley: and some other old folk

Widow Wiley: and some other old folk

By: Brown Linnet (Ella Tomlinson)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Seeley & Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39344

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has some colour loss and is rubbed and bumped at corners, front hinge cracked but holding well, name/date (1901) on front endpaper. viii + 308 pages + 4pp adverts, tissue guarded frontispiece & 19 photographs on plates. Everyday stories of country folk View more info

Rab and his friends and other papers and essays

By: Brown, Dr John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57735

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book, decorated endpapers, no inscriptions, in a price clipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges and creased at top of spine and has a faint label mark on fthe front cover. 384 pages. Everyman's Library no. 116 View more info

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Fortune's footballs

By: Burgin, G. B.

Price: £8.75

Publisher: Pearson: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9381

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering, boards slightly worn at corners. Previous owners name and date to front pastedown and minor fox spotting to page edges, generally a clean and tight copy. No dustjacket. Uncommon humorous novel by this well regarded author, the adventures of one Winterbottom Wragge 'a lineal descendant of Baron Munchausen, not wholly unacquainted with the conversational methods of Ananias. ' View more info