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Les Mysteres De Paris

By: Sue, Eugene

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire De Charles Gosselin 1843 / 1844: 1844

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Book number: 36439

Condition: Very Good


4 Vols various paginations. Black quarter morocco bindings with marbled boards. Edges rubbed, corners chipped. Sporadic minor foxing throughout. FRENCH TEXT View more info

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English Based On The Oxford English Dictionary and Its Supplements

By: Sykes, J. B., editor

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press 1982: 1982

Edition: Seventh Edition

Book number: 49031

ISBN: 0198611315

Condition: Very Good


xxvii, 1264 pp. Green full morocco with five raised bands and gilt panels to spine. All edges gilt. Leather doublures and marbled endpapers. Bound by Asprey. Spine slightly faded. View more info

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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson : Poet Laureate

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1911: 1911

Book number: 55858

Condition: Very Good


viii, 901 pp. Dark green full morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt title lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere. Spine and part of front board faded to brown. Small mark to board. Internally very clean. No ownership names. Frontis portrait. View more info

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Maud, and Other Poems

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon & Co. 1864: 1864

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 57367

Condition: Very Good


168 pp. Contemporary full red gilt-decorated morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels. All edges gilt. Prize binding with gilt school device to front & rear boards. Minor wear to extremities. Ink owner's name to first blank. Internally clean. View more info

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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson : Poet Laureate

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1911: 1911

Book number: 56028

Condition: Very Good


viii, 901 pp. Maroon half morocco over red cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere. A few marks to boards. Spotting to prelims and fore-edge. Internally clean. Frontis portrait. Binding firm. View more info

Image for Lord Tennyson's Works in Nine Volumes: The Eversley Edition: Poems I and II; Idylls of The King; Enoch Arden,  In Memoriam;  Demeter, Etc.; Queen Mary, Harold; Ballads, Etc.; The Princess Maud; Becket, Etc.

Lord Tennyson's Works in Nine Volumes: The Eversley Edition: Poems I and II; Idylls of The King; Enoch Arden, In Memoriam; Demeter, Etc.; Queen Mary, Harold; Ballads, Etc.; The Princess Maud; Becket, Etc.

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord; Tennyson, Lord Hallam (ed.)

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co Ltd. 1908: 1908

Book number: 54631

Condition: Fine


Complete in 9 volumes. Full red morocco with raised bands to spines and gilt title lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt dentelles. Coloured headbands. Ribbon markers. Bound for Hatchards. Minor marks to a few boards. Offsetting to endpapers from dentelles. Original owner's inscription card lightly attached to endpaper. Internally bright and fresh. A handsome set in Fine condition. View more info

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The Four Georges and English Humorists

By: THACKERAY, W. M.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Asprey & Co., Ltd.:

Book number: 45056

Condition: Very Good


N.d. [c. 1910]. 388 pp. Maroon pebbled calf. Spine elaborately gilt with five raised bands. Boards gilt. All edges gilt. Inner dentelles. Bound for Asprey's. Handsome copy. View more info

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Vanity Fair, Pendennis, the Newcombes, the Virginians

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans 1849: 1849

Book number: 5753

Condition: Very Good


7 vols various paginations. 4 novels in 7 volumes, bound in a beautiful black half morocco with gilt panels on spine and marbled boards. AEG. All first editions bar 'Vanity Fair'. B/w plates bearing the author's own illustrations, some of these have transferred slightly on to the facing page. Slight rubbing to the boards and leather, but this a very strong handsome set in spite of what are very minor exterior defects. View more info

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The New Print Magazine : Being a Collection of Picturesque Views and Beautiful Scenes in the Several Counties of England and Wales, With Letter Press Descriptions

By: The New Print Magazine

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, H. D.Symonds, J. Parsons, Allen & West, et al. N.d. [1795/96]: 1795

Book number: 55959

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Oblong format measuring 21cm x 13cm. Recent dark red blind-stamped & sprinkled full calf. Raised bands to spine with black leather title label & gilt lettering. New endpapers. Bound by Atlkinsons. Engraved title-page. One-page description of each plate followed by finely engraved copper engraving of views, grand houses, seats, etc. With 58 full-page copper engraved plates, as called for. Most plates with tissue-guards, lacking a few. Some foxing to tissue-guards. All plates in Very Good condition. Scarce. View more info

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British Sports and Sportsmen : Breeding Agriculture Country-Life Pursuits

By: The Sporting Life and Sportsman, edited by

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, Sports and Sportsmen, Ltd. N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1912

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 56836

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 623 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. xiv, 491 pp. Large thick folio. Full dark red morocco with gilt lettering to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. Title-page in red & black. Tissue-guarded full-page photogravures. Numerous in-text illustrations. In Near Fine condition. View more info

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British Sports and Sportsmen : Athletic Sports Tennis Rackets and Other Ball Games

By: The Sporting Life, edited by

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Sports and Sportsmen Ltd. N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1912

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 56837

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 536 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. xiii, 421 pp. Large thick folio. Full dark red morocco with gilt lettering to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Internally clean. Title-page in red & black. Tissue-guarded full-page photogravure portraits. Numerous in-text illustrations. In Near Fine condition. View more info

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Shelley

By: Thompson, Francis

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Burns and Oates 1911: 1911

Book number: 56974

Condition: Very Good


91, (4) pp. Bound in maroon full calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Harrods. Wear to head of spine. Boards clean. Internally clean. Four-page adverts at rear of Francis Thompson's works. View more info

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The Works of Mr. James Thomson : With His Last Corrections and Improvements. To Which is Prefixed, The Life of the Author by Patrick Murdoch. In 3 volumes

By: Thomson, James and Patrick Murdoch

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Printed for R. Baldwin; J. Nichols and Son; F. and C. Rivington; et al. 1802: 1802

Book number: 54994

Condition: Very Good


In three volumes complete. 280; 307; 310, (1) pp. Contemporary full calf with gilt borders. Five raised bands to spines with gilt panels and leather title & volume labels. One label chipped with slight loss. Boards clean with slight fading to one board. Marbled endpapers. Frontis portrait engraving. Additional full-page engravings. Minor scattered foxing. Bindings firm. An attractive set. View more info

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Women Bookbinders, 1880-1920

By: Tidcombe, Marianne

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The British Library 1996: 1996

Book number: 55442

ISBN: 0712304118

Condition: Fine


240 pp., the book is fine and looks unread, but there are a couple of short tears to the glassine jacket. During the period 1880 to 1920 the number of women bookbinders in Britain increased dramatically. This is an introduction to the role and work of women craft binders during the period, including Sarah Prideaux, Katharine Adams, Sybil Pye and the Guild of Women Binders. All significant figures are included, and the text is supported with appendices illustrating the tools used by Prideaux, Adams and Pye, and a list of women in charge of bookbinding shops in Britain before 1900. A list of wo... View more info

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The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring ; The Two Towers ; The Return of the King. 3 Volumes

By: Tolkien, J. R. R.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1959: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 48227

Condition: Fine


Complete in 3 volumes. 423, 352 & 416 pp. All published in 1962 - 12th & 9th impressions of the first edition. Bound in recent full red morocco. Five raised bands to spine and gilt-lettered titles. Top edge gilt. Folding maps at the rear of each volume. A Near Fine set. View more info

Image for The Barsetshire Novels : The Warden. Barchester Towers. Doctor Thorne. Framley Parsonage. The Small House at Allington. The Last Chronicle of Barset. In six volumes

The Barsetshire Novels : The Warden. Barchester Towers. Doctor Thorne. Framley Parsonage. The Small House at Allington. The Last Chronicle of Barset. In six volumes

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Trollope Society 1995 / 1996 / 1997: 1995

Book number: 57720

ISBN: 1870587405

Condition: Near Fine


In 6 volumes. The Trollope Society edition. Full maroon morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedowns. All volumes in Fine unmarked condition. A very nice set. View more info

Image for The Chronicles of Barsetshire : The Warden. Barchester Towers. Doctor Thorne. Framley Parsonage. The Small House at Allington. The Last Chronicle of Barset. Six volumes in five

The Chronicles of Barsetshire : The Warden. Barchester Towers. Doctor Thorne. Framley Parsonage. The Small House at Allington. The Last Chronicle of Barset. Six volumes in five

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, The Zodiac Press 1978 - 1982: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57726

ISBN: 0701112557

Condition: Near Fine


6 volumes in 5. Half maroon morocco over red cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration & lettering. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere. Bookplate to front pastedowns. All volumes in Fine condition. A nice set. View more info

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Three Famous Plays: A Month In The Country, A Provincial Lady, A Poor Gentleman

By: Turgenev, Ivan

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth 1951: 1951

Book number: 45047

Condition: Good


xii, 174 pp. Tan half calf over tan cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Some small wear to edges of spine. Frontis portrait. Owner's gilt initials to lower front board. Bound for Sotheran's. View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By: Twain, Mark

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Connecticut, Easton Press 1994: 1994

Book number: 54298

Condition: Very Good


396 pp, illustrated in b/w, red leather binding with decorations and all edges gilt, easton press collectors edition. View more info

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Modern Painters and Their Paintings for the Use of Schools and Learners in Art

By: Tytler, Sarah

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Isbister and Company, Limited 1893: 1893

Book number: 37972

Condition: Very Good


362 pp., Avocado coloured calf with pretty gilt panels on spine, dark green morocco title label. AEG. gilt borders. Prize giving plate on front paste down, label removed from f.e.p. Spine slightly faded. View more info