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Novels

By: Anthony Trollope

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1990

Seller ID: 81676


Complete set of 48 novels plus the autobiography. Every volume with line illustrations by various eminent illustrators of the day. An excellent set, in excellent condition. All books are unread and are in near fine condition. The original publisher's slipcases are in excellent condition but some are showing the inevitable shelf wear. View more info

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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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Pride and Prejudice

By: Jane Austen

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1926

Seller ID: 71082


Second Edition (large print) first edition issued in 1923. Binding: Hardcover Original red cloth; 388 pages + 27 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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Northanger Abbey

By: Jane Austen

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1930

Seller ID: 71143


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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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: £49.97

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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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