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Oeuvres Completes de P.-J. de Beranger

By: De Beranger, P.-J.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Editeur, Perrotin, 1847: 1847

Book number: 38970

Condition: Very Good


2 vols, xxv, 411, [iii manuscript pages], 402 pp., Bound in a pleasant gilt decorated, dark navy blue morocco, gilt borders, AEG. Gilt inner dentelles with pink shot silk endnpapers. Binding worn, particularly at the edges and on the raised bands of the spine. Some foxing, typically to the verso of the plates, generally very good and clean. View more info

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Cleopatra. The Royal Library Historical Series

By: De Bernath, Desire

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Arthur L. Humphreys 1907: 1907

Book number: 52471

Condition: Near Fine


349 pp. Bound in maroon half morocco over dark red cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decorative gilt device to spine panels. Top edge gilt. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath. Title-page in red & black. Finely printed on handmade paper. Scattered foxing. A volume in The Royal Library Historical Series. An attractive copy in Near Fine condition. View more info

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The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe

By: De Foe, Daniel.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons 1877: 1877

Book number: 42942

Condition: Very Good


7 volumes. Bound in a lovely deep red half calf with marbled boards and edges. Gilt decorated panels on spine. View more info

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Theatre D'education

By: De Genlis, Mme

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Maradan 1813: 1813

Book number: 45198

Condition: Very Good


5 vols, various paginations., Contemporary marbled calf, gilt decorated spines. Ex - Reading University, withdrawn stamp on verso of half titles only. A touch of wear to leather, corners bumped. FRENCH TEXT. 17.5 cms tall. View more info

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Histoire de Napoleon

By: De Norvins, M.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Paris, Furne et Cie, Editeurs 1839: 1839

Book number: 56354

Condition: Very Good


viii, 648 pp. Contemporary full vellum with elaborate gilt decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing. Numerous full-page and in-text illustrations by Raffet. Text in French. Binding firm. View more info

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La Chartreuse de Parme. In four volumes

By: De Stendhal

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur 1911: 1911

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 57729

Condition: Near Fine


In 4 volumes. This is copy no. 109 of an edition limited to 65 copies on Japon imperial with two states of each etching (there are also another 65 copies with the plates in three states. They jointly make up the first 130 of the limted edition). 220; 191; 217; 243 pp. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original paper spines bound in at rear. Bound by P. Affolter. Numerous full-page engravings. Compositions by Frederic Bourdin and engraved by Omer Bouchery. Boards clean and unmarked. Internally fine and fres... View more info

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The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner : The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Norwalk, The Easton Press 1976: 2001

Book number: 56337

Condition: Fine


xvi, 300 pp. Publisher's gilt-decorated full blue leather. All edges gilt. Satin endpapers. Ribbon marker. Illustrations. In Fine condition. View more info

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Les Jeunes voyageurs en France, ou Lettres sur les départements ; entièrement revu, refondu et conduit jusqu'en 1827. Quatrième éd., continuée jusqu'à ce jour par Étienne Ledoux.

By: Depping, M. G-B

Price: £395.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Etienne Ledoux 1834: 1834

Edition: 4th Edition

Book number: 59498

Condition: Very Good


6 volumes. [4]-xiv-294; [4]-285-[1]; [4]-314-[1]; [4]-288-[1]; [4]-281-[1]; [2]-259 pp. Contemporary embossed red calfskin, gilt decorated smooth spine, gilded fillet framing to the covers with blind embossing in the centre, gilded fillet on the cuts, inner fillet roll, all edges gilt. A charming book illustrated with 102 engravings. 1 fold-out map of France, and 87 department maps with coloured borders, a frontispiece and 13 views. Bookseller's label on front pastedown of volume 1. 'GALERIE DE BOSSANGE PERE Rue de Richelieu No. 60' View more info

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Dombey and Son

By: Dickens Charles

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall 1890: 1890

Book number: 45114

Condition: Very Good


vi, 704 pp, illustrated in b/w, dark green leather spine with gilt decorations and brown title label, some wear to edges. View more info

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A Christmas Carol

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London and Philadelphia, William Heinemann / J. B. Lippincott Co. N.d. [c. 1915]: 1915

Book number: 56592

Condition: Near Fine


Early Rackham edition. xi, 147 pp. Publisher's deluxe dark brown leather with gilt decoration & lettering to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. Covers bright. Internally clean. Pictorial endpapers. Front hinge split. Title page in red & black. Colour frontis and eleven full-page colour plates by Arthur Rackham, each with tissue-guard. Wth 18 line drawings throughout the text. The first issue of this book has the frontis tipped-in and the publication dated on the verso of the title-page. This copy is a later issue with the plate printed onto the page and no date. This variant of the later iss... View more info

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Dombey and Son

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans 1848: 1848

Edition: First Edition, First Issue

Book number: 56608

Condition: Very Good


First editon, first issue, with first issue points present. xvi, 624 pp. Recently bound in light brown half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt ruling & dark brown leather title label. New endpapers. Engraved frontis and engraved title page vignette. With 38 full-page illustrations by Phiz. Some foxing & browning to plates. Binding firm. A VG copy. View more info

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Rodney Stone

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1918: 1918

Edition: New Impression

Book number: 5399

Condition: Very Good


366 pp. Maroon half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Red leather title label. Marbled endpapers and edges. Illustrations. Slight foxing, mostly to prelims. View more info

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Etat De L'Angleterre Au Commencement De 1823

By: Dufau, MM P.A And Guadet, J

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Paris, Bechet, Bossange, Delaunay, Ponthieu, Pelicier 1823: 1823

Book number: 33779

Condition: Very Good


FRENCH TEXT 235 pp foxing to pages in a full contemorary binding with gilt spine and red title label View more info

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The Alexandria Quartet : Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber 1962: 1962

Edition: First Single-Volume Edition

Book number: 56326

Condition: Near Fine


884 pp. Bound in a recent half maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. New endpapers. Clean copy. No ownership names. The first collected edition with the text revised by the author and with a new preface. View more info

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The Dukes of Normandy and Their Origin

By: Earl of Onslow

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. 1945: 1945

Book number: 5846

Condition: Fine


176 pp FINE BINDING, Red Morocco 1/4 binding red boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, with 21 illustrations to the rear, five raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine.There is a bookplate to the front endboard, (Cecil Pembrey Grey Wakeley) View more info

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Songs from Shakespeare's Plays

By: Editiones Officinae Bodoni and edited by Brian Deakin

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Verona, Editiones Officinae Bodoni 1974: 1974

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 59484

Condition: Fine


This is copy no. XXVII of 100 copies with a vellum spine for the Italian market. 47 pp. Quarter vellum spine over printed cloth. Top edge gilt. In original clear plastic wrapper and in cloth slipcase. Printed on handmade Pescia paper. Fresh and clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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The Prince of Wales' Book : A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. 'Renown' 1919-1920

By: Edward VIII, Prince of Wales

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Published for St. Dunstan's by Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. N.d. [1921]: 1921

Book number: 56862

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated. Full dark blue morocco with gilt ruling to borders. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and title lettering. Gilt turn-ins and silk endpapers. All edges gilt. Dated Zaehnsdorf exhibition binding 1921. Minor marks to rear board. Early ink owner's inscription to first blank. Frontis portrait. Introductory text followed by numerous black & white photographic illustrations. Loosely laid in is a Souvenir pamphlet of His Majesty King Neptune's Visit to H.M.S. 'New Zealand' When 'Crossing the Line' 18th February 1913. View more info

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The Life of St. Edmund, King and Martyr

By: Edwards, A.S.G.and Lydgate, John

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society 2004: 2004

Book number: 47236

Condition: Near Fine


2 volumes, limited edition no 550/1000, a facsimile of the manuscript MS Harley 2278 in the British Library illustrated in colour and with 119 pp commentary volume in hardback, in publishers box. View more info

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Wise, Witty, and Tender Sayings in Prose and Verse Selected from the Works of George Eliot

By: Eliot, George and selected by Alexander Main

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons 1904: 1904

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Book number: 57775

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 462 pp. Dark blue full morocco with raised bands & gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. With silk endpapers and elaborate gilt floral design to inner turn-ins. Bound by Bayntuns. Slight rubbing to front board. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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Emerson [The Essays of Emerson]. In two volumes

By: Emerson [Ralph Waldo]

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Arthur L. Humphreys 1899: 1899

Book number: 57620

Condition: Near Fine


In 2 volumes complete. 345; 363 pp. Contemporary polished half blue morocco over blue cloth. Gilt lines and lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Hatchards. Minor mark to board. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Handsomely printed. In lovely condition. View more info