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Image for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1927: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 53230

Condition: Fine


x, 300 pp. Recent full red morocco with large gilt White Rabbit device to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt Alice devices and lettering. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Original red cloth cover bound in at rear. Internally very clean. No ownership names. No foxing. With 92 illustrations by John Tenniel, including eight in colour. View more info

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Work and Adventure in New Guinea 1877 to 1885

By: Chalmers, James and Gill, W.Wyatt

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society 1885: 1885

Book number: 43370

Condition: Very Good


342 pp, illustrated in b/w, a maroon binding with gilt lettering on spine. View more info

Image for Cyclopaedia of English Literature : A History, Critical and Biographical, of British Authors From the Earliest to the Present Times. In two volumes

Cyclopaedia of English Literature : A History, Critical and Biographical, of British Authors From the Earliest to the Present Times. In two volumes

By: Chambers, Robert, editor

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers N.d. [c. 1860's]: 1870

Book number: 57053

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. xx, 812; xvi, 816 pp. Contemporary dark green half-calf over dark green cloth. Raised bands to spines with maroon leather title labels. Langham Prize gilt device to front boards. Minor rubbing to calf, small amount of damage to the of volume 1. All edge marbled. Marbled endpapers. Slight spotting to prelims. Internally clean. In-text illustrations. Bindings firm. View more info

Image for Cheshunt College Cambridge Annual Reports 1933- 1943 (11 issues)

Cheshunt College Cambridge Annual Reports 1933- 1943 (11 issues)

By: Cheshunt

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & Woking, Unwin Brothers Ltd:

Book number: 45825

Condition: Very Good


[paginated variously]11 reports bound without covers. Handsome brown half calf with marbled boards and speckled edges. View more info

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Cards on the Table

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, The Crime Club - Collins 1936: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 5851

Condition: Near Fine


286 pp. , half green morocco with gilt lettering, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Previous owner's name written in pencil at the head of the title page. View more info

Image for The River War, an Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan [Sudan]

The River War, an Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan [Sudan]

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode 1933: 1933

Edition: First Cheap Edition

Book number: 45862

Condition: Very Good


382 pp, 22 maps and plans, slightly foxed at prelims. Recently bound in half red morocco with marbled boards and top edge gilt and gilt lettering. View more info

Image for Frontiers and Wars : His Four Early Books Covering his Life as Soldier and War Correspondent. Edited Into One Volume

Frontiers and Wars : His Four Early Books Covering his Life as Soldier and War Correspondent. Edited Into One Volume

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1962: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 52459

Condition: Near Fine


568 pp. Bound in maroon half morocco over maroon cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decorative gilt devices to spine panels. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath. Reprinted in the same year as the first edition. Frontis portrait. Maps. Illustrations. Discoloration and marks to fore-edge. Internally clean. No ownership names. The first four books written by Churchill: 'The Story of the Malakand Field Force,' 'The River ... View more info

Image for The World Crisis : The World Crisis 1911-1918 [2 volumes]. The Aftermath. The Eastern Front. In four volumes

The World Crisis : The World Crisis 1911-1918 [2 volumes]. The Aftermath. The Eastern Front. In four volumes

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited [and] Thornton Butterworth Limited 1929 / 1931 / 1939: 1929

Book number: 55514

Condition: Fine


In 4 volumes. The first two volumes are an Odhams Press reprint edition of 1939. 'The Aftermath' is a second impression (same month as the first). 'The Eastern Front' is a first edition. Uniformly bound in full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Ribbon markers. Maps, some folding. Illustrations. Foxing, mostly to prelims, of 'The Eastern Front.' Other volumes very clea... View more info

Image for Prayers Selected from the Several Writings of Jeremy Taylor ... Adapted to the Family, the Closet, the Sacrament, and Every Occurrence in Life

Prayers Selected from the Several Writings of Jeremy Taylor ... Adapted to the Family, the Closet, the Sacrament, and Every Occurrence in Life

By: Clapham, Samuel

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington 1816: 1816

Book number: 57404

Condition: Very Good


xii, 423 pp. Contemporary gilt-decorated straight-grained morocco. Gilt-bordered panels to pastedowns with pink silk onlays. Silk endpapers. Gauffered edges. In later cloth solander box with title label to spine. Fading to spine of box. Spine gilt dulled and boards slightly marked. Early ink name to second blank. Internally clean. Binding firm. View more info

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Poems

By: Clough, Arthur Hugh

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1890: 1890

Book number: 58454

Condition: Very Good


x, 459 pp. Full morocco with raised bands to spine and gilt lettering. All edges gilt and gilt turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. Minor rubbing to spine. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis portrait. View more info

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The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge. In three volumes

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering 1834 / 1835: 1834

Book number: 58884

Condition: Near Fine


In 3 volumes. xiv, 288; vi, 338; 331 pp. Dark green full calf with gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt decorated panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntuns. Faint fading to spines. Slight darkening to prelims. Boards clean and fresh. Internally clean. No ownership marks. In Near Fine to Fine condition. A lovely set. View more info

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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor and edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1957: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57169

Condition: Near Fine


xxiii, 614 pp. Full calf with raised bands & decorative gilt panels to spine. Maroon leather title label. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun. Ink owner's inscription to first blank. Boards fresh. Internally clean. An attractive copy. View more info

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Hide and Seek; or, the Mystery of Mary Grice

By: COLLINS, Wilkie

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co 1866: 1866

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 45359

Condition: Very Good


viii., 356 pp., bound in a modern quarter brown calf with a red morocco title label and marbled boards. Previous owner's name at the top of the title page, and sections a little sprung. Toning to the edges. View more info

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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

By: Conan Doyle, A.

Price: £1,600.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd. 1905: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49015

Condition: Fine


403, (4) pp. First edition. Bound in blue full calf with five raised bands and gilt panelled spine. Bound by Bayntun's of Bath. Blue cloth slipcase. Leather title labels to spine. All edges gilt. Gilt leather doublures and marbled endpapers. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. A Fine and handsome copy. View more info

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A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four

By: Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Collector's Library CRW Publishing Ltd. 2005: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 48700

ISBN: 1904919693

Condition: Fine


325 pp. Bound in recent 1/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards. Spine gilt. All edges gilt. View more info

Image for The Last of the Mohicans : The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written

The Last of the Mohicans : The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, The Easton Press 1979: 2001

Book number: 56338

Condition: Fine


xi, 377 pp. Publisher's gilt-decorated full brown leather. All edges gilt. Satin endpapers. Ribbon marker. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. In Fine condition. View more info

Image for Elizabeth : or, the Exiles of Siberia. A Tale, Founded on Facts

Elizabeth : or, the Exiles of Siberia. A Tale, Founded on Facts

By: Cottin, Madame

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jones & Company 1825: 1825

Book number: 56717

Condition: Very Good


Jone's University Edition. 142 pp. Gilt-ruled full calf with decorative gilt pattern to spine. Marbled endpapers. 32mo measuring 5.5cm x 9.5cm. Frontis and extra illustrated title-page. In VG condition. View more info

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The Medieval Village

By: Coulton, G. G.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press 1931: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 47126

Condition: Near Fine


xxx, 603 pp. Maroon half calf over red cloth. Five raised bands. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Binding by Morrell. Armorial bookplate to front paste-down. Some foxing to fore-edge. Illustrations. View more info

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Poems Selected from the Writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley

By: Cowley, Abraham

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Guildford, A. C. Curtis The Astolat Press 1902: 1902

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 57765

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 17 of an edition limited to 60 copies printed on Japanese vellum. vii, 141 pp. Full brown morocco with decorative gilt floral design to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & lettering. Gilt turn-ins. All edges gilt. Bound by Bumpus. Frontis portrait engraving. A lovely copy in Near Fine to Fine condition. View more info

Image for History of the House of Austria : From the Foundation of the Monarchy by Rhodolph of Hapsburgh to the Death of Leopold the Second : 1218 to 1792. In three volumes

History of the House of Austria : From the Foundation of the Monarchy by Rhodolph of Hapsburgh to the Death of Leopold the Second : 1218 to 1792. In three volumes

By: Coxe, William

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn 1847: 1847

Book number: 56144

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes complete. xvi, 528; xii, 522; viii, 592 pp. Contemporary full morocco. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and red leather title labels. Marbled edges and endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends and extremities. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis engraving to each volume. All bindings firm. View more info