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Fifty Years 1882 - 1932 Memories And Contrasts

By: 27 Contributors To The Times

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81904


Foreword by George Macaulay Trevelyan. Numerous black & white pictures. First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. The green cloth boards are in good condition. The edges are browned and foxed. The dust jacket is in poor condition, significant chunk missing of the top front, chipped scuffed and increased along all edges, spine and rear are scruffy: price 7/6 on front. Slight Browning on endpapers, previous owner's name on the endpaper. Scattered light foxing on the early pages are but the text block largely free of foxing and markings. View more info

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A Heavy Feather

By: A L Barker

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81637


First edition in a dust jacket. 234 pages. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf, unclipped showing £5.50. The edges are clean; underlying red boards are clean and undamaged. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Femina Real

By: A L Barker

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1971

Seller ID: 82034


First edition in a dust jacket; nine short stories. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is a little chipped and scuffed along the edges, unclipped showing £1.80. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Lippincott's Monthly Magazine April 1888

By: Amelie Rives

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott: 1888

Seller ID: 81937

Condition: Very good


Lippincott's monthly magazine bound in hard boards with the monthly complete novels title on the spine, The Quick or The Dead by Amelie Rives. There are a further eight articles +15 pages of adverts. The book is tightly bound. The boards are scuffed and worn along all edges. The spine is faded/sunned. Internally the book is clean and in very good condition given that is 130 years old. View more info

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Bony And The Black Virgin

By: Arthur Upfield

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81620


First edition in a dust jacket. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, price clipped. Edges slightly marked. Some browning on endpapers, booksellers sticker has been crossed out in biro: text block is clean. Bizarrely the previous owner has signed his signature on page 4 across the text! View more info

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There Could Be Trouble

By: Bart Carson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Panther Books: 1954

Seller ID: 81931


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound, red cloth boards are in good condition. Page edges are browned. The dust jacket has been repaired with a strip of Sellotape across front of the jacket, bad creasing on front; unclipped showing 6/–. The book has been printed on poor quality paper which is browning throughout, and foxing on the endpapers. View more info

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The Mangan Inheritance

By: Brian Moore

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81903


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete although the little grubby; creased along the spine; unclipped showing £5.50. Blue cloth boards are clean. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Ginger The Military Career Of Pte. Ginger Jordan B.E.F.

By: Captain Horace Wyndham

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Robert Scott: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81942


First edition. The book is tightly bound. The corners and edges are scuffed; the spine is faded/sunned so that the text is almost illegible; cloth is worn along the spine edge for 3 cm. There is light foxing throughout the book, more so on the early pages; the text block is clean and free of markings. View more info

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The Life & Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall:

Seller ID: 81439


Green leather binding, one of The Works of Charles Dickens in Twenty Volumes. 803 pages. Forty illustrations by Phiz. Gilt text and patterns on the spine, faded to a greeny brown. Slight scuffing on corners and spine end, small indentation on front board otherwise in good condition. Top edge faded gilt, slight foxing on edge. Internally the book is clean. View more info

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A Book Of Greek Coins

By: Charles Seltman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 81626


A King Penguin book. First edition in a dust jacket. 48 pages of illustrations. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 4/6. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

The Professor

By: Charlotte Brontë

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 81440


Blue half leather binding by Bayntun. Crest of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in gilt on front board. 244 pages. One of the series "The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Brontë". Spine decorated in gilt, ribbed, title panels in red, blue leather faded/sunned. Hinge ends and corners slightly scuffed. Top edge gilt, faded. Pages are rough cut and browned. Marbled endpapers with inscription: Gerald Bourne, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Geographical Tripos Part I, June 1925. Text block is clean and free of foxing. Tissue paper covering frontispiece is intact; all illustrations a... View more info

Jane Eyre

By: Charlotte Brontë

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 81441


Second issue, with type reset. Blue half leather binding by Bayntun. Crest of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in gilt on front board. 457 pages. One of the series "The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Brontë". Spine decorated in gilt, ribbed, title panels in red, blue leather faded/sunned, scuffed. Hinge edges, hinge ends and corners scuffed. Top edge gilt, a little faded. Pages are rough cut and browned. Marbled endpapers with inscription: Gerald Bourne, June 1925; slightly foxed, browned along edges. Text block is clean and free of foxing. Tissue paper covering frontispiece is ... View more info

Villette

By: Charlotte Brontë

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 81442


Blue half leather binding by Bayntun. Crest of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in gilt on front board. 462 pages. One of the series "The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Brontë". Spine decorated in gilt, ribbed, title panels in red, blue leather faded/sunned, scuffed. Hinge edges, hinge ends and corners slightly scuffed. Top edge gilt, a little faded. Pages are rough cut and browned. Marbled endpapers with inscription: Gerald Bourne, June 1925; slightly foxed, browned along edges. Text block is clean and free of foxing. Tissue paper covering frontispiece is intact; all illustrat... View more info

Shirley

By: Charlotte Brontë

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 81443


Blue half leather binding by Bayntun. Crest of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in gilt on front board. 509 pages. One of the series "The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Brontë". Spine decorated in gilt, ribbed, title panels in red, blue leather faded/sunned, a little scuffed. Top edge gilt, a little faded. Pages are rough cut and browned. Marbled endpapers with inscription: Gerald Bourne, June 1925; slightly foxed, browned along edges. Text block is clean and free of foxing. Tissue paper covering frontispiece is intact; all illustrations are intact. Twelve coloured illustrations... View more info

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Purple Hibiscus

By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Algonquin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 82067


Advanced Uncorrected Proof. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Very good condition. Front cover a little marked. Book is unread. View more info

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A New System Of Universal Geography or, An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants

By: Christopher Kelly

Price: £600.00

Publisher: UK, Thomas Kelly: 1825

Seller ID: 81824


Two volumes. Containing 13 folding maps, 75 additional plates and maps and a frontispiece to each volume. Despite the bold claims of the title, the first volume deals in quite summary fashion with Asia, Africa and America and the entire second volume is devoted to Europe, with excessive focus upon France and recent events involving a Mr Bonaparte, scant attention is paid to the polar regions, although we do get a section on Astronomy at the start in order to give us a sense of our place in the wider cosmos. The books are firmly bound in contemporary calf with marbled endpapers and page ends, ... View more info

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The Slap

By: Christos Tsiolkas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Tuskar Rock Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81907


First UK trade paperback; signed by author on the title page. The book is unread and in excellent condition. 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

Condition: Very good


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 address to the front pastedown of volume one and a small ownership stamp to the front endpaper of each volume, they are cracked... View more info

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Last Poems

By: D H Lawrence

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: 1933

Seller ID: 82032


Edited with an introduction by Richard Aldington. The book is tightly bound. The front board is faded at the top in a 2 inch strip, below there are ink marks. Top edge faded gilt, pages are rough cut and a little browned. Some toning to text block but generally clean and free of markings. View more info

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Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £12.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co,: 1924

Seller ID: 71190

Condition: Very Good Condition


1924 reprint. The book is tightly bound. Original green cloth in good condition; corners and spine ends a little scuffed. Page edges slightly browned. Light spotting on endpapers, text block clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info