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Hellenica: a collection of essays on Greek poetry, philosophy, history and religion

By: Abbott, Evelyn

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Rivingtons: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44649

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, front endpaper has been laid down to the pastedown, hinges a trifle loose, no inscriptions. x + 492 pages, footnotes View more info

Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: with a preliminary essay [volumes 1 and 2 only of a 3 volume set]

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Richard with Barbauld, Anna Laetitia

Price: £25.00

Publisher: J. Johnson: 1804

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44688

Condition: Poor


Two clean hardbacks bound in full brown calf, boards are detached but present, loss at backstrip, text blocks are solid, neat name on both front endpapers, no other inscriptions. Volume 1 has selections from the Tatler & Spectator & has xl + 348 pages. Volume 2 has selections from the Spectator & has viii + 346 pages. We do not have volume 3. Will need repairing or rebinding, and priced as such View more info

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The fables of Aesop

By: Aesop

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Ware, Omega Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46570

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Little signs of use.154 pages, colour illustrations by Edward J. Detmold on plates, index View more info

Selected letters of Conrad Aiken

By: Aiken, Conrad; Killorin, Joseph (ed.)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Yale University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57173

ISBN: 0300021801

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is a little faded at the spine and has minor chipping at the spine ends. Appears little used. xxvi + 350 pages, photos on plates, notes, index View more info

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D. H. Lawrence

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1930

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 40787

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean and tightly bound paperback with dustjacket, no inscriptions, dustjacket has ½" loss at head of spine and some red offsetting to the front panel. 44 pages View more info

Il Congresso di Citera: Ludimus Calamo

By: Algarotti, Francesco

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Italy, Prault: 1756

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34796

Condition: Fair


Small format leather bound hardback book. Gilt decoration to boards, spine and page edges. Spine worn and wear to corners and edges. Marbled paste-downs and rear end paper, front end paper missing. Inscription on half title page and contents age toned. 86 pages. View more info

The paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: £9.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent and Co: 1903

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57796

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean, small format hardback tightly bound in green leather with gilt titles and decoration, spine and edges sunned, leather worn at edges, minor loss at top of spine and splits at spine/boards, endpapers foxed, name and date on front endpaper. 418 pages, frontispiece. Temple Classics series View more info

Robert Greene 1558 - 1592: a bibliographical catalogue of the early editions in English (to 1640)

By: Allison, A. F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wm. Dawson & Sons: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56265

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 76 pages, more than 100 illustrations on a microfiche in a pocket at the rear, chronology, bibliography, index View more info

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The dybbuk: a play in four acts

By: Ansky, S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn: 1927

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 62826

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, name/year (1927) on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. 148 pages, introduction, notes. Translated from the Yiddish by Henry Alsberg & Winifred Katzin View more info

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Aristotle on the art of fiction: 'The poetics'

By: Aristotle & L. J. Potts

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1968

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 28722

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions. Appears very little used. Translated and edited by L. J. Potts. 94 pages, notes, index View more info

Essays in criticism, with, On the study of Celtic literature and other essays (2 books)

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £7.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57727

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


2 clean hardbacks with decorated endpapers. Essays: tightly bound in worn unclipped dustjacket, pencil underlining, xvi + 388 pages + 8 pages of publisher's adverts. Celtic: undated, worn orange boards, binding shaken, spine has gilt titles and decoration, no inscriptions, last page and endpaper creased. xvi + 260 pages View more info

African fairy tales

By: Arnott, Kathleen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52960

ISBN: 0584623518

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, name/datestamp and brown tape offset mark on front endpaper, browning to closed page edges, otherwise a clean copy. 200 pages, illustrations in the text by Shyam Varma, bibliography View more info

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Shakespeare: the early writings

By: Arthos, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bowes & Bowes: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30674

ISBN: 0370002172

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. x + 264 pages, index View more info

Jane Austen complete novels: Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Persuasion, with, Sense and, Sensibility, Emma, Northanger Abbey [2 volumes]

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chancellor Press: 1985

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 54882

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Pair of very clean, tightly bound hardbacks in unclipped dustjackets, appear little used, no inscriptions. 832 & 864 pages respectively, Hugh Thomson's illustrations throughout. First editions thus, published in 1985 and 1987. Very heavy set, 2.5 kg unpacked View more info

Image for Jane Austen complete set of novels: Pride and Prejudice, with, Mansfield Park, with, Persuasion, with, Sense and, Sensibility, with, Emma and Northanger Abbey [6 books]

Jane Austen complete set of novels: Pride and Prejudice, with, Mansfield Park, with, Persuasion, with, Sense and, Sensibility, with, Emma and Northanger Abbey [6 books]

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £15.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent: 2007

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 61199

Condition: Good


6 clean & tightly bound paperbacks, spines creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appear little used, no inscriptions. All books have notes, text summary and the critics response to the novel. A set produced in conjunction with the Daily Telegraph. Heavy set, 1.6 kg unpacked View more info

Selected letters 1796 - 1817. World's Classics no. 549

By: Austen, Jane & Chapman, R. W. (ed)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 57973

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, spine sunned, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions.x + 226 pages, index View more info

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Children and their books: a celebration of the work of Iona and Peter Opie

By: Avery, Gillian & Briggs, Julia

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 36910

ISBN: 0198122535

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, shelfwear to page edges, no inscriptions. xvi + 424 pages, illustrations in the text, notes, index View more info

Image for Childhood's pattern: a study of the heroes and heroines of children's fiction 1770 - 1950

Childhood's pattern: a study of the heroes and heroines of children's fiction 1770 - 1950

By: Avery, Gillian & Bull, Angela

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 46488

ISBN: 0340169451

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. 256 pages, illustrations in the text, sources, index View more info

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Writers of to-day

By: Baker, Denys Val (Ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: USA, Folcroft Library Editions: 1973

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 14222

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Very clean and tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, appears unread, no marks or signs of use. Limited edition facsimile of the 1946 edition, 1 of 150 copies, not numbered. Studies of 12 authors, including Graham Greene, James Joyce, Federico Garcia Lorca, John Steinbeck, T.S. Eliot and Dorothy L. Sayers. This is volume 1, not the later selection View more info

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The Bronte yearbook

By: Barker, Juliet

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40872

ISBN: 0297810405

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 272 pages, illustrations in the text by Julia Bickham, notes View more info