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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, AIKEN, Joan
1 AIKEN, Joan The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
London Jonathan Cape 1962 1962 First Edition Hardback Very Good 8vo. Marriott, Pat 
159 pp. tears to the top of jacket, slight rubbing to spine but otherwise cover is bright. Black and white illustrations through out, internally clean. Christmas inscription on front endpaper from 1966. 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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Tiger Slayer - a tale of the Indian Desert, AIMARD, Gustave [ GLOUX, Olivier ]
2 AIMARD, Gustave [ GLOUX, Olivier ] Tiger Slayer - a tale of the Indian Desert
London Ward and Lock 1862 1862 Half Calf Very Good 12mo. 
16.4 cm tall. [xii.] 1/2 title, engraved frontis. and title page, title, preface, contents, + 339 pp, and 5pp. of adverts. 7 full page wood engraved plates (8 including frontis.). Spotting. Bound in a C19th 1/2 calf. Very good. Story set in North America. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Jack Sheppard, Ainsworth, W. Harrison
3 Ainsworth, W. Harrison Jack Sheppard
London [Bentley's Miscellany] 1839 1839 First Edition Full Calf Near Fine 8vo. 
First edition. Original issues from Bentley's Miscellany. Bound in dark maroon full calf. Five raised bands to spine with gilt title lettering. Top edge gilt. Leather turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded to brown. A few minor marks to boards. Full page engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank. Some plates slightly darkened at edges. Bound from the original parts published during 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany. A very fresh and attractive Near Fine copy. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra, Al Hariri of Basra, Theodore Preston (trans)
4 Al Hariri of Basra, Theodore Preston (trans) Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra
London James Madden 1850 1850 Publisher's Cloth Good Small 4to 
xvi, 504,[i] pp., Green blindstamped publisher's cloth. Fading and minor discolouration to cloth with some chipping to head and foot of spine. Edges tanned. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Woman Who Did, Allen, Grant
5 Allen, Grant The Woman Who Did
London John Lane 1895 1895 Reprint Decorated Cloth Good 8vo. 
241, 10, 16 pp. Decorated green cloth. Rear board cracked. With a cover design by Aubrey Beardsley. Publisher's lists at rear. Internally VG. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, Allen, James Lane
6 Allen, James Lane A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath
London Macmillan & Co, Ltd 1901 1901 Full Morocco Very Good 8vo. Thomson, Hugh 
xxxii, 286 pp. Dark green full morocco. Spine gilt with five raised bands. Attractive gilt floral design to front board. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. All edges gilt. Spine slightly faded but gilt bright. Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Secret : A Novel, Amrine, Michael
7 Amrine, Michael Secret : A Novel
London William Heinemann Ltd. 1951 1951 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
325 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. Dj edgeworn with short tears. Internally clean. A Cold War/Atomic Bomb novel of the 1950's. Copac records only six copies. Uncommon. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Tom Brown's School Days, An Old Boy ( Thomas Hughes )
8 An Old Boy ( Thomas Hughes ) Tom Brown's School Days
London Oxford University Press 1907 1907 Full Calf - Prize Binding Fair 8vo. Brock, H. M. 
xviii, 379 pp, illustrated in b/w, blue gilt designed Relfe Brothers prize binding, some fading to spine, the Oxford edition, by an old boy Thomas Hughes. Front hinge split. Hanging on for dear life..... 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Selected Tales from the Arabian Nights. World Favourite Library for Boys & Girls, Anderson, Hugh, editor and drawings by Robin Jacques
9 Anderson, Hugh, editor and drawings by Robin Jacques Selected Tales from the Arabian Nights. World Favourite Library for Boys & Girls
London Peter Lunn 1946 1946 Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
226 pp. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. No ownership names. Internally clean. Illustrations by Robin Jacques. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht, Anon
10 Anon 1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht
Germany Die Gestalten Verlag 2005 2005 3899550862 / 9783899550863 Hardback As New 8vo. 
200 pp. Hardback. New copy still in shrink-wrap. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Boy's Week-Day Book, Anon
11 Anon The Boy's Week-Day Book
London Printed for the Religious Tract Society 1842 1842 Fourth Edition Gilt Decorated Leather Very Good 8vo. 
viii, 232 pp. Contemporary elaborately gilt-decorated green leather. All edges gilt. Slight wear to boards. Internally clean. Frontis and many in-text wood engravings. Printed in Chiswick at The Chiswick Press. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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The Ayrshire Legatees; Or, The Pringle Family, Anon [John Galt]
12 Anon [John Galt] The Ayrshire Legatees; Or, The Pringle Family
Edinburgh Printed for William Blackwood 1821 1821 First Edition Half Leather Very Good 8vo. 
(iv), 303 pp. Contemporary brown half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards rubbed and spine marked. Scattered light foxing. Binding firm. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Effie's Friends : Or, Chronicles of the Woods and Shore, Anon [Lady Augusta Keppel Noel]
13 Anon [Lady Augusta Keppel Noel] Effie's Friends : Or, Chronicles of the Woods and Shore
London James Nisbet & Co. 1865 1865 Gilt Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo. Rogers, William Harry 
192 pp. Publisher's original gilt decorated brown cloth. Early ink notations to front endpaper. A few sections loose. Extra-illustrated title page. Illustrations by William Harry Rogers. Appears to be a first edition. Binding firm. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Say and Seal. By the Author of 'Wide, Wide World,' and 'Dollars and Cents', Anon [Susan and Anna Warner]
14 Anon [Susan and Anna Warner] Say and Seal. By the Author of 'Wide, Wide World,' and 'Dollars and Cents'
London Charles H. Clarke 1860 1860 Half Calf Very Good 12mo. 
Copyright Edition. i, 396 pp. Brown half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and dark brown leather title label. Early ink name to first blank. Internally clean. Leaves age-darkened. Gilt spine bright. Binding firm. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Thou Art the Man, Anonymous [M. E. Braddon]
15 Anonymous [M. E. Braddon] Thou Art the Man
London Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Limited N.d. [1890's] 1890 Pictorial Boards Fair 8vo. 
vi, 340, (4) pp. Publisher's original colour pictorial boards. Covers and edges worn and spine damaged. Lacks rear endpaper. Four-page adverts at rear with list of Miss Braddon's novels (55 titles listed). Text clean. No ownership names. Binding firm. A Fair reading copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music, Anouilh, Jean
16 Anouilh, Jean Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music
London Methuen & Co. Ltd 1950 1950 First Edition Half Morocco Near Fine 12mo. 
104 pp., Very nice Red half morocco binding with red boards and gilt ornamented panels on spine by Hatchards. Bookplate on front pastedown, Prev owner's initials monogrammed on corner of front board. Minor wear to edges of boards. Small gouge to leather on rear board 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Salted Almonds, Anstey, F.
17 Anstey, F. Salted Almonds
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1906 1906 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
vii, 312 pp. Publisher's pale green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Slight lean to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing. Short stores, including some fantasy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Birds, Aristophanes
18 Aristophanes The Birds
New York The Limited Editions Club 1959 1959 Slipcase Very Good 4to. Limited Edition Parry, Marian 
4to., xii., 53, [1] colophon pp., very pretty calf spined binding with decorative boards, held in a folder, which is finally protected by a slipcase. The slipcase is slightly battered, tanned and split. Illustrated with two tone line drawings, printed for the Limited Editions Club, numbered 1475 of 1500 copies. Folder spine slightly darkened. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Poison Trail : A Jimmie Rezaire Story. New Ninepenny Novels Number 20, Armstrong, Anthony
19 Armstrong, Anthony The Poison Trail : A Jimmie Rezaire Story. New Ninepenny Novels Number 20
London Ernest Benn Limited 1932 1932 Wraps Very Good 12mo. 
159 pp. Publisher's original grey wraps with decorative blue design to front cover. Wear to spine ends with slight loss and covers slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. One of the five Jimmie Rezaire novels. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Kingfisher Out of Egypt a Dialogue in an English Garden, Ashbee, C. R.
20 Ashbee, C. R. Kingfisher Out of Egypt a Dialogue in an English Garden
London Oxford University Press 1934 1934 Limited Edition Paper-covered Boards Very Good Large 8vo. 
51 pp, illustrated in b/w, limited edition no 265/750 copies, Vellum spine, with patterned paper boards. Presentation copy to sculptor Ernest Gillick 'Master of the Art Workers Guild in commemoration of his sign'. Ashbee has also marked a verse on p. 47 'My sons, all artists, whether they make verses, Carve pheidian friezes, or, astronomer kings, Peer at the stars, are all as you and I....' with an initialled pencil note 's.q. Gillick & I | C. R. A. '. Printed at The Alcuin Press with collotypes by Emery Walker, foxing to some pages. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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