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Sense And Sensibility

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1911

Seller ID: 81326


The Novels of Jane Austen-Winchester Edition Volume I & II. Original green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. The corners and spine ends are scuffed; the front cover of Volume Ihas a number all small stain marks but are essentially clean. The binding is tight but slightly cocked. Top edge is gilt that is slightly worn; the pages are rough cut and the edges are browned. The endpapers are browned and slightly spotted; there is light spotting on the early pages but the... View more info

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Villette

By: Charlotte Bronte

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent: 1911

Seller ID: 81554


Two volumes bound in one with contemporaneous quarter leather binding. Binding is in very good condition with some wear along the edges but generally clean. The spine is six ribbed, with gilt title and decoration that is good condition. The endpapers are foxed, text block has scattered foxing but is generally clean. View more info

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Aut Caesar Aut Nihil

By: Countess M Von Bothmer

Price: £375.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81772


First edition in three volumes. Quite an uncommon Victorian triple decker and an entertaining novel, revolving around the assassination of Tsar Alexander II and the activities of Russian nihilists. The books are reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's yellow cloth, lettered and decorated in black, the corners and spine ends are slightly bumped and rubbed and the cloth is a little marked. The text blocks are slightly toned and foxed with a neatly written name and ad... View more info

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SYLVIA'S LOVER

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2005

Seller ID: 81703


Introduced by Jenny Uglow, illustrated by Alexy Pendle. The book is unread and in near fine condition; the slipcase is fully intact with only minor shelf wear. View more info

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The Great Gatsby

By: F Scott Fitzgerald

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1968

Seller ID: 81707


First printing. Mustard coloured book in a green slipcase. Illustrated by Charles Raymond. Considered to be one of the great American novels. The book is unread and in very good condition. The only slight issue is that it does have a dusty smell. There is slight fading on the edge of the slipcase otherwise it is in very good condition. View more info

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COMPLETE NOVELS

By: George Eliot

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Seller ID: 81713


7 novels in 2 slipcases. The novels are: Middlemarch Felix Holt Daniel Deronda Adam Bede The Mill On The Floss Silas Marner Romola. Needless to say they are heavy and the carriage will reflect that. The books are unread and in near fine condition, the slipcases are in very good condition. View more info

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New Grub Street

By: George Gissing

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1891

Seller ID: 81773

Condition: Very good


Second edition in three volumes, bound in the publisher's dark green cloth, there are two pages of ads to the rear of volume 1. A rather gorgeous early edition of Gissing's most famous work. Slightly bumped and rubbed to the extremities, with some fading to the spines. The text blocks are a little foxed and toned, with a small bookplate to the front paste-down of each volume. View more info

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The Ambassadors

By: Henry James

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1980

Seller ID: 81720


The book has pictorial boards and is in a black slipcase. Introduction by Frances Wilson with illustrations by Philip Bannister. The book is unread and in very good condition, it has a slight dusty smell. The slipcase is fully intact with only minor shelf wear. View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1974

Seller ID: 81778


The book is bound in oatmeal cloth and is in a blue slipcase. Translated by E V Rieu, with lithographs by Elizabeth Frink. The book is tightly bound, previous owner's bookplate on the pastedown, internally the book is clean and free of markings although it does have a slight dusty smell. The slipcase is fully intact but it is faded along the edges and has slight markings. View more info

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Northanger Abbey

By: Jane Austen

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1930

Seller ID: 71143

Condition: Very Good Condition


The World's Classics Series, small book in green binding. Hardcover (Original Cloth) in very good condition. No Dust Jacket. Introduction by Michael Sadlier. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, scuffed along edges and corners. Gilt text on spine in good condition. Edges browned and marked. The ribbon is broken but still in the book. View more info

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Sense and Sensibility

By: Jane Austen

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1926

Seller ID: 81301


Second Edition (large print) first edition issued in 1923. Binding: Hardcover Original red cloth; 380 pages + 49 pages of notes and appendices. Text based upon the collation of earlier editions by R W Chapman. Good Condition. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Slightly browned bookplates on front pastedowns. Pages rough-cut, edges very slight... View more info

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Emma

By: Jane Austen

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1926

Seller ID: 81307


Second Edition (large print) first edition issued in 1923. Binding: Hardcover Original red burgundy cloth; 484 pages + 18 pages of notes and appendices. Text based upon the collation of earlier editions by R W Chapman. Good Condition. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Slightly browned bookplates on front pastedowns. Pages rough-cut, edges ve... View more info

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Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

By: Jane Austen

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1926

Seller ID: 81308


Second Edition (large print) first edition issued in 1923. Binding: Hardcover Original red cloth; 504 pages + 57 pages of notes and appendices. Text based upon the collation of earlier editions by R W Chapman. Good Condition. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Slightly browned bookplates on front pastedowns. Pages rough-cut, edges very slight... View more info

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Mansfield Park

By: Jane Austen

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1926

Seller ID: 81309


Second Edition (large print) first edition issued in 1923. Binding: Hardcover Original red cloth; 473 pages + 91 pages of notes and appendices. Text based upon the collation of earlier editions by R W Chapman. Good Condition. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Slightly browned bookplates on front pastedowns. Pages rough-cut, edges very slight... View more info

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THE FORSYTHE SAGA

By: JOHN GALSWORTHY

Price: £33.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Seller ID: 81735


Three books in a slipcase: Man Of Property In The Chancery To Let. Drawings by Anthony Goss. The books are unread and in very good condition, one small mark on the spine of two of the books. Fading along the edges of the slipcase with a little marking. View more info

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Anna Karenin

By: Leo Tolstoy

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81662


The Penguin Classics. A rare first edition paperback in a dust jacket. A new translation by Rosemary Edmonds. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, more so on the spine; spine is sunned/faded. Covers are clean although the spine is also sunned/faded. The edges are a little browned. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing, appears to be unread. View more info

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1884

Seller ID: 81665


A new edition contemporaneously bound in leather, 338 pages + 1page of the works of Mark Twain published by Chatto and Windus. The book is firmly bound. The red leather has faded to brown on the spine and front cover. The corners are scuffed otherwise in good condition. The edges were a mottled red but the top edge is now greyed. Booksellers label on the endpaper, previous owner's signature on the title page and again on the first page of Chapter 1, this time giving the ... View more info

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PARADISE LOST

By: MILTON

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 81746


A poem in 12 books by John Milton with a preface by Peter Ackroyd, introduction by John Wain and illustrations by William Blake. The book is large, A3. The book is unread and in near fine condition; slipcase is fully intact with minor shelf wear. View more info

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The Orientalist

By: Thomas Bacon

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Arnold: 1843

Seller ID: 81345


No date inscription but pencilled 1843 Contains a series of Tales, Legends and Historical Romances with engravings. Boards have illustrations and lettering in gilt, slightly worn. Edges are gilt also slightly worn. Boards are scuffed with fading mostly on spine and edges. Slight splitting on hinges. End papers are foxed and browned with foxing throughout mostly on the back of the illustrations and tissue papers. Engravings by W and E Finden from sketches by the author... View more info

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Novels

By: Thomas Hardy

Price: £33.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1992

Seller ID: 81762


3 novels by Thomas Hardy in a slip case. A Group Of Noble Dames, A Changed Man and Life's Little Ironies. Dark blue slipcase. Books are varying shades of blue with a dark blue block for the title, with silver gilt text. Bound in Brillianta cloth blocked with a decorative motif drawn by the artist. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. The books are unread and difficult to extract from the slipcase. In near fine condition with only superficial shelf wear on the slipcase. View more info