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Diaries, Letters, and Essays

Diaries, Letters, and Essays

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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. A New Edition, with Large Additions, Chiefly Unpublished, Collected and Edited by Henry G. Bohn. In six volumes, Addison, Joseph with notes by Richard Hurd
1 Addison, Joseph with notes by Richard Hurd The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. A New Edition, with Large Additions, Chiefly Unpublished, Collected and Edited by Henry G. Bohn. In six volumes
London George Bell and Sons 1877 / 1880 1877 New Edition Blind-stamped Cloth Near Fine 8vo. 
In 6 volumes complete. Bohn's Standard Library Edition. Original blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Some spotting to fore-edges. Frontis portrait. Publisher's adverts at front & rear. Minimal wear; a very nice set with the faintest aroma of aged paper. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Other Man Conversations With Graham Greene, Allain, Marie-Francoise
2 Allain, Marie-Francoise The Other Man Conversations With Graham Greene
London Bodley Head 1983 1983 0370304683 / 9780370304687 First Edition Hardback Very Good 8vo. 
186 pp, some darkening to dustwrapper edges. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Diary of a War Artist, Ardizzone, Edward
3 Ardizzone, Edward Diary of a War Artist
London The Bodley Head 1974 1974 0370104986 / 9780370104980 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Tall 8vo. 
ix, 214 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj edgeworn. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Numerous full-page and in-text illustrations by author and artist Edward Ardizzone. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Literary Studies. Silver Library Edition. In three volumes, Bagehot, Walter and edited by Richard Holt Hutton
4 Bagehot, Walter and edited by Richard Holt Hutton Literary Studies. Silver Library Edition. In three volumes
London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1907 / 1910 1907 Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
In 3 volumes. lxvii, 322; 402; 416 pp. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Gilt bright. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Frontis portrait to vol. one. A VG set. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Andrew Marvell 1621-1678 Tercentenary Tributes by Augustine Birrell, Rev Henson, T.S. Eliot, Cyril Falls, Edmund Gosse, H.J. Massingham, J.C. Squire and Edward Wright., Bagguley, W.H.
5 Bagguley, W.H. Andrew Marvell 1621-1678 Tercentenary Tributes by Augustine Birrell, Rev Henson, T.S. Eliot, Cyril Falls, Edmund Gosse, H.J. Massingham, J.C. Squire and Edward Wright.
London Oxford University Press 1922 1922 Half Leather Very Good 8vo. 
131 pp, b/w illustrations, brown leather spine and corners to binding, presentation plate on f.e.p. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Fred Bason's Diary, Bason, Fred, Nicholas Bentley (eds)
6 Bason, Fred, Nicholas Bentley (eds) Fred Bason's Diary
London Allan Wingate 1950 1950 Hardback Very Good 8vo. 
175 pp., Chipping to head and foot of spine, porton of inner flap removed. Spine slightly tanned. Boards slightly faded. Searle frontis. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Literary Taste : How To Form It. With Detailed Instructions for Collecting a Complete Library of English Literature, Bennett, Arnold
7 Bennett, Arnold Literary Taste : How To Form It. With Detailed Instructions for Collecting a Complete Library of English Literature
London The New Age Press, Ltd. 1909 1909 First Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
127 pp. Publishe's original decorated cloth. Top edge gilt. Minor marks to boards. Spotting to edges. No ownership names. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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From a College Window, BENSON, Arthur Christopher
8 BENSON, Arthur Christopher From a College Window
London Smith Elder and Co 1912 1912 Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
vii, 326 pp., Essays by AC Benson. Blue half calf with blue cloth boards. TEG. Spine faded, minor wear to board edges, minor foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Selected Letters of William Faulkner, Blotner, Joseph (Editor)
9 Blotner, Joseph (Editor) Selected Letters of William Faulkner
Pennsylvania The Franklin Library/The First Edition Society 1976 1976 Gilt Decorated Leather Fine 8vo. Limited Edition 
Full brown leather gilt decorated, all edges gilt, orange silk end papers. Limited edition privately printed for members of the First Edition Society. Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Torrington Diaries : Containing the Tours Through England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng (Later Fifth Viscount Torrington) Between the Years 1781 and 1794. In four volumes, Byng, John and edited by C. Bruyn Andrews
10 Byng, John and edited by C. Bruyn Andrews The Torrington Diaries : Containing the Tours Through England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng (Later Fifth Viscount Torrington) Between the Years 1781 and 1794. In four volumes
London Eyre & Spottiswoode Publishers Ltd. 1934 - 1938 1934 First Editions Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
In 4 volumes complete. All first editions. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Dulled uneven spines with lettering faded. All clean internally. No ownership names. B&w illustrations. Folding genealogy chart. All bindings firm. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Broken Record, CAMPBELL, Roy
11 CAMPBELL, Roy Broken Record
London Boriswood 1934 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo. 
208 pp, first edition 2nd issue fading to book cloth and dustwrapper ink scribbled out name on f.e.p. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Diary of Philipp von Neumann 1819-1850. In two volumes, Chancellor, E. Beresford, editor and translator
12 Chancellor, E. Beresford, editor and translator The Diary of Philipp von Neumann 1819-1850. In two volumes
London Philip Allan & Co., Ltd. 1928 1928 First Edition Cloth Near Fine 8vo. 
In two volumes complete. xxxii, 298; 356 pp. Maroon cloth in printed dust wrappers. Dws slightly edgeworn and marked. Illustrations. Cloth very fresh. Internally very clean. Near Fine/VG 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Letters of Samuel Johnson, With Mrs. Thrale's Genuine Letters to Him. In three volumes, Chapman, R. W., editor and Samuel Johnson
13 Chapman, R. W., editor and Samuel Johnson The Letters of Samuel Johnson, With Mrs. Thrale's Genuine Letters to Him. In three volumes
Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1952 / 1963 1952 Cloth Near Fine 8vo. 
In 3 volumes complete. Volumes 2 & 3 are 1952 first editions, Vol. 1 is the 1963 litho reprint. Publisher's original full cloth in dust wrappers. Dj spines slightly darkened with minor marks. Internally clean. No ownership names. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Bastien - Lepage, Jules, Clausen, George; Walter Sickert and Marie Bashkirtseff
14 Clausen, George; Walter Sickert and Marie Bashkirtseff Bastien - Lepage, Jules
London T. Fisher Unwin 1892 1892 Publisher's Cloth Good Small 4to 
189 pp., Many b/w plates, TEG. Essays by Sickert Clausen and Bashkirtseff. Minor scattered foxing, Spine darkened, boards marked, corners bumped, spine slightly skewed. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Memories and Notes of Persons and Places, Colvin, Sir Sidney
15 Colvin, Sir Sidney Memories and Notes of Persons and Places
London Edward Arnold and Co 1921 1921 Gilt Lettered Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
327 pp, + publishers catalogue 16 pp, includes recollections of: John Ruskin, D.G. Rosetti, E. Burne Jones, R.L. Stephenson, Victor Hugo, and many others, corners bumped, rear upper right corner heavily bumped, boards slightly worn. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Letters from Conrad 1895 to 1924, Conrad, Joseph; Edward Garnett (eds)
16 Conrad, Joseph; Edward Garnett (eds) Letters from Conrad 1895 to 1924
London The Nonesuch Press 1928 1928 Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
xxxiii, 335 pp., ltd numbered (no. 797) edition of 925 copies. Red buckram binding slightly faded and rubbed. Edges untrimmed. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon. In two volumes, Crayon, Geoffrey [Washington Irving]
17 Crayon, Geoffrey [Washington Irving] The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon. In two volumes
London John Murray 1821 1821 Fourth Edition Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
In 2 volumes complete. vii ,326; 343 pp. Contemporary dark red calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and olive green leather title labels. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean. No ownership names. Bindings firm. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Prue and I & Lotus Eating, Curtis, G. W.
18 Curtis, G. W. Prue and I & Lotus Eating
London Everyman's Library Full Limp Leather Very Good 12mo. 
xiv, 254 pp., illustrated in b/w. De Luxe full wine coloured leather with lovely gilt decoration on spine and front board. TEG. Edges rubbed with some loss of leather. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Letters of Charles Dickens. In three volumes, Dickens, Charles and edited by his Sister-in-Law and his Eldest Daughter [Mamie Dickens and Georgina Hogarth]
19 Dickens, Charles and edited by his Sister-in-Law and his Eldest Daughter [Mamie Dickens and Georgina Hogarth] The Letters of Charles Dickens. In three volumes
London Chapman and Hall, Limited 1880 / 1882 1880 Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
In 3 volumes. Volumes I and II are second editions published in 1880, volume III is a first edition published in 1882. Publisher's uniform decorated cloth bindings with gilt lettering to front boards & spines. Spines faded and lettering dulled. All volumes internally very fresh and clean. Early ink owner's inscriptions. No foxing. A VG set. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Experiments, Douglas, Norman
20 Douglas, Norman Experiments
London Chapman & Hall 1926 1926 Hardcover Good 8vo. 
267 pp., Boards rubbed and faded, jacket chipped worn torn and tanned 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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