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The British Classics. In 24 volumes complete. The Tatler (4 vols), The Spectator (8 vols), The Guardian (2 vols), The Rambler (4 vols), The Adventurer (4 vols), The Idler (2 vols), Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele and others
1 Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele and others The British Classics. In 24 volumes complete. The Tatler (4 vols), The Spectator (8 vols), The Guardian (2 vols), The Rambler (4 vols), The Adventurer (4 vols), The Idler (2 vols)
London John Sharpe / W. Suttaby 1809 / 1815 1809 Full Morocco Very Good 12mo. 
24 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in contemporary dark blue straight grained morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Printed by Charles Whittingham, The Chiswick Press. Uniform half-title to each volume. Engraved title page & frontis engraving to each volume. With various other engraved plates, generally 2-4 in each volume. Foxing to most plates. No bookplates, names or other markings. All bindings firm, with minimal wear. An attractive set in VG condition. 
Price: 1000.00 GBP
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The Works of Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Northanger Abbey. Six volumes complete, Austen, Jane
2 Austen, Jane The Works of Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Northanger Abbey. Six volumes complete
London Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. N.d. [c. 1950] 1950 Parchment Near Fine 16mo. 
In 6 volumes. Cream parchment paper covered boards with gilt decorated spines & green title labels. In original glassine wrappers. Top edges green. No ownership names. Minor tear to one glassine wrapper. An attractive set. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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The Novels Tales & Sketches of J. M. Barrie in 12 Volumes., Barrie, J. M.
3 Barrie, J. M. The Novels Tales & Sketches of J. M. Barrie in 12 Volumes.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1917 1917 Gilt Lettered Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
12 volumes, Green publishers cloth with b/w frontispieces, top edges gilt, sporadic b/w photographic plates and engravings throughout. All volumes excellently clean and tight. Very lovely set indeed. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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Boswell's Life of Johnson - The Life of Samuel Johnson, Boswell, James
4 Boswell, James Boswell's Life of Johnson - The Life of Samuel Johnson
London J. M. Dent 1901 1901 Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
3 volumes, 457, 464, 466 pp, tan brown calf riviere bindings, about 100 b/w illustrations, a few scuff marks to book edges. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. In three volumes, Boswell, James
5 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. In three volumes
London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1912 1912 Reprint Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
In 3 volumes. Dark green half morocco over green cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Title pages in red & black. From Macmillan's Library of English Classics. Clean copies. No ownership names. Bindings clean and bright. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, BURNS, Robert
6 BURNS, Robert The Poetical Works of Robert Burns
London The Gresham Publishing Company 1909 1909 Publisher's Cloth Very Good Large 8vo Shepperson, Claude A 
4 vols, [various paginations] pp., Handsome gilt decorated red publisher's cloth. AEG. Illustrated with several b/w plates. Some fading to head and foot of spines. Gilt of one top edge scratched. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the Illustrated Editiom of the Arabian Nights in 12 Volumes, Burton, Sir Richard F.
7 Burton, Sir Richard F. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the Illustrated Editiom of the Arabian Nights in 12 Volumes
London H. S. Nichols Ltd 1897 1897 Decorated Cloth Very Good Large 8vo. LETCHFORD, Albert (illus.) 
12 volumes, illustrated with 71 b/w plates, gilt decorated covers, some foxing internally and wear and small tears to spines, bookplates on f.e.p. The Library Edition. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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Cassell's Illustrated History of England. In nine volumes, Cassell
8 Cassell Cassell's Illustrated History of England. In nine volumes
London Cassell, Petter, and Galpin N.d. [c. 1870's] 1880 New and Revised Edition Half Morocco Very Good 4to. 
In 9 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in contemporary half black morocco over dark blue cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt ruling and maroon leather title & volume labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards with a few scratches. Internally clean. Numerous full-page and in-text wood engravings. All bindings firm. Spines bright. A VG set. 27 cms. tall. 
Price: 325.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer - The Aldine Edition, Chaucer, Geoffrey
9 Chaucer, Geoffrey The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer - The Aldine Edition
London Bell and Daldy/ The Aldine Edition 1866 1866 Gilt Lettered Cloth Good Small 8vo. 
6 volumes. Original green gilt lettered cloth. 'Small Paper Copy', small 8vo. Very good set, with some marking to the boards, and a couple of chips. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Oevres Completes De Jean Cocteau in 11 Volumes, Cocteau, Jean
10 Cocteau, Jean Oevres Completes De Jean Cocteau in 11 Volumes
France Marguerat 1946 1946 Limited Soft Cover Very Good 8vo. 
FRENCH TEXT 11 paperback volumes, a limited edition 1539/3000 some foxing spots to pages, some of the covers are peeling. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Charles Dickens's Works. In nineteen volumes, Dickens, Charles
11 Dickens, Charles Charles Dickens's Works. In nineteen volumes
London Chapman & Hall, Ld. 1893 / 1894 / 1895 1894 Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
In 19 volumes. 17 volumes of novels with The Life and The Dictionary. Some volumes dated 1893/1894/1895. Uniformly bound in maroon half morocco over maroon cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt lines and lettering. All edges marbled and marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards. Some volumes with extra illustrated title page. Frontis and illustrations to each volume. Small stamp of Dickens pasted onto versos of feps. Minor foxing. All internally clean. All bindings firm. 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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Complete Works : 21 volumes bound as 16, Dickens, Charles
12 Dickens, Charles Complete Works : 21 volumes bound as 16
London Chapman and Hall, Ltd. 1890 / 1892 / 1894 1890 Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
In 21 volumes, bound as 16. Brown half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt devices & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere & Son. Volumes published various dates in the 1890's, but in uniform format & binding. Slight wear to spine ends with small area of damage to foot of one spine. Foxing to fore-edges. Scattered light foxing internally. Illustrattions to each volume. All bindings firm. No ownership names. A VG set. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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Dickens's Works : Pickwick Papers. Sketches by Boz. Great Expectations. Bleak House. Nicholas Nickleby. Oliver Twist. Martin Chuzzlewit. Little Dorrit. Our Mutual Friend. Barnaby Rudge. Dombey and Son. David Copperfield. Hard Times. A Tale of Two Cities. American Notes. Uncommercial Traveller. Christmas Books. History of England. Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster. In thirteen volumes, Dickens, Charles
13 Dickens, Charles Dickens's Works : Pickwick Papers. Sketches by Boz. Great Expectations. Bleak House. Nicholas Nickleby. Oliver Twist. Martin Chuzzlewit. Little Dorrit. Our Mutual Friend. Barnaby Rudge. Dombey and Son. David Copperfield. Hard Times. A Tale of Two Cities. American Notes. Uncommercial Traveller. Christmas Books. History of England. Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster. In thirteen volumes
London Chapman and Hall N.d. [c. 1860's] 1860 Half Morocco Very Good Large 8vo. 
In 13 volumes. Without 'Old Curiousity Shop' or 'Edwin Drood,' which was yet to be published, but with the 'Life' by John Forster. Contemporary dark green half morocco over dark blue cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt ruling and gilt-lettered maroon leather title labels. Slight wear & chipping to spine ends of some volumes. Lacks one title label. Covers clean. All clean internally. Text in double columns. Illustrations to each volume by various artists, including 'Phiz.' In VG condition. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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The Works of Charles Dickens. Eleven volumes [22 volumes bound as 11], DICKENS, Charles
14 DICKENS, Charles The Works of Charles Dickens. Eleven volumes [22 volumes bound as 11]
London Chapman & Hall N.d. [c. 1870] 1870 Half Morocco Very Good Small 4to. Illustrated Phiz [ Hablot Knight Browne ] 
22 volumes bound as 11. Complete set of novels, but without Edwin Drood which was published posthumously. Bound in a red/brown half morocco over brown cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt ruling and dark green leather title labels. Sprinkled edges. Text in double columns. Numerous illustrations by 'Phiz', E. G. Dalziel, F. & J. Barnard, J. Mahoney and others. Scattered light foxing. Minimal wear to bindings. A VG to Near Fine set with the usual 21 works and the Life by John Forster. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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Charles Dickens Library. Complete Works in 18 Volumes, Dickens, Charles and edited by J. A. Hammerton
15 Dickens, Charles and edited by J. A. Hammerton Charles Dickens Library. Complete Works in 18 Volumes
London The Educational Book Co. Ltd. N.d. [c. 1910] 1910 Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. Furniss, Harry 
Eighteen volumes complete. Maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Five raised bands to spines with elaborately gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original reinforced hinges. Damage to gilt edge on one volume. Slight foxing to fore-edges. With 1200 illustrations including 500 special plates drawn especially for this edition by the illustrator Harry Furniss. All gilt spines bright and fresh. An attractive set in VG to Near Fine condition. 
Price: 550.00 GBP
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Novels of George Eliot. Eight volumes in seven, Eliot, George
16 Eliot, George Novels of George Eliot. Eight volumes in seven
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons N.d. [c. 1890's] 1890 Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
In seven volumes complete (eight volumes in seven). Uniformly bound in maroon half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and maroon & brown leather title labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Minor rubbing & wear to board edges. Foxing to prelims. Illustrated title-pages. Illustrations. A VG set. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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Annals of the Parish (2 vols); Sir Andrew Wylie (2 vols); The Entail or The Lairds of Grippy (2 vols); The Provost or The Last of the Lairds (2 vols) Works - 8 volumes in all., Galt, John
17 Galt, John Annals of the Parish (2 vols); Sir Andrew Wylie (2 vols); The Entail or The Lairds of Grippy (2 vols); The Provost or The Last of the Lairds (2 vols) Works - 8 volumes in all.
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1895 1895 Publisher's Cloth Near Fine Small 8vo 
A very pretty blind-stamped 8-volume set in straight-grained maroon cloth of the collected works of John Galt. Top edge gilt; others uncut. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Twelve volumes bound as six, Gibbon, Edward
18 Gibbon, Edward The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Twelve volumes bound as six
London Printed for W. Allason; B. Whitrow and Co.; C. Chapple; et al. 1818 1818 New Edition Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
In six volumes complete. Contemporary half morocco over maroon cloth. Gilt panels to spines with maroon & brown gilt-lettered title & volume labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Slight chipping to spine ends with spine gilt dulled. Minor marks to boards. Scattered foxing throughout. Frontis portrait. Two folding maps. All bindings firm. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Goethe's Werke. In twenty volumes, Goethe [Johann Wolfgang von]
19 Goethe [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe's Werke. In twenty volumes
Stuttgart und Tubingen In der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 1815 - 1819 1815 Full Diced Calf Very Good 8vo. 
In 20 volumes complete. Contemporary diced calf with gilt decoration and lettering to spines. Sympathetic repairs to spines. Slight damage with loss to head of one spine. Minor marks to boards. All internally clean. Early armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Music and folding table at rear of vol. 13. Text in German Fraktur. Bindings firm. A VG set. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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The Complete Works of Bret Harte : Collected and Revised by the Author. In ten volumes, Harte, Bret
20 Harte, Bret The Complete Works of Bret Harte : Collected and Revised by the Author. In ten volumes
London Chatto & Windus 1890 - 1903 1890 Half Morocco Near Fine 8vo. 
In 10 volumes complete. Individual volumes published various dates between 1890 & 1903. Maroon half morocco over maroon cloth. Five raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound for Sotherans of London. Minor marks to a few boards. Attractive bookplate to front pastedowns. Ribbon markers. Internally all very clean and fresh. An attractive set in Near Fine condition. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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