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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

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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

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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 War,' 'London to Ladysmith,' and 'Ian Hamilton's March,' which have been edited and abridged for this edition. Near Fine cond... View more info

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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 clean. No ownership marks. A handsome set in Fine condition. View more info

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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

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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

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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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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

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Danny The Champion of the World

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1975: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59483

ISBN: 0224012010

Condition: Near Fine


208 pp. Recent half maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and black leather title label. New endpapers. Small mark to one leaf. No ownership names. Numerous illustrations by Jill Bennett. View more info

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The New Life of Dante Alighieri

By: Dante Alighieri and translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Portland, Thomas B. Mosher 1912: 1912

Book number: 57679

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 98 pp. Full calf with gilt borders to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins. Bound by Bumpus. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Minor foxing. Boards clean. Title-page in red & black. Frontis illustration by Rossetti. Binding firm. View more info

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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of HMS "Beagle" Round the World

By: DARWIN, Charles

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London & Delaware, Ward, Lock and Bowden & Co 1900: 1900

Book number: 45863

Condition: Near Fine


615 pp. Bound in a recent quarter dark green morocco with marbled boards, original marbled edges View more info