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Image for The Plays of William Shakespeare : From the Correct Edition of Isaac Reed, Esq. In twelve volumes

The Plays of William Shakespeare : From the Correct Edition of Isaac Reed, Esq. In twelve volumes

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, Poultry and Taylor and Hessey, Fleet Street 1809: 1809

Book number: 55848

Condition: Good


In 12 volumes complete. Stereotype edition. Contemporary half straight-grained morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt lyre devices and gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed & edgeworn and gilt slightly faded. Lacks title page to volume one. A few sections proud. All bindings firm. View more info

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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare : From the Correct Edition of Isaac Reed, Esq. In twelve volumes

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Walker; G. Offfer; Sharpe and Sons, et al. 1825: 1809

Book number: 55918

Condition: Good


In 12 volumes complete. Contemporary dark green half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration & lettering. Boards rubbed & slightly edgeworn. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Frontis portrait to volume one. All bindings firm. View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare : The Chronological Edition. In eight volumes

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Peacock, Mansfield & Co., Ltd. 1910: 1910

Book number: 57515

Condition: Near Fine


In 8 volumes complete. Publisher's full brown leather with gilt decoration & lettering to front boards & spines. All edges gilt. Minor rubbing to spines. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Copac lists five copies only: BL; Cambs; Guildhall; NLS and National Trust. View more info

Image for Midget Classics : King Lear. Julius Caesar. Twelfth Night. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Five volumes in bookcase

Midget Classics : King Lear. Julius Caesar. Twelfth Night. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Five volumes in bookcase

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Burgess & Bowes, Ltd. N.d. [c. 1970's]: 1970

Book number: 58322

Condition: Very Good


Five volumes in bookcase. Full black leather with gilt lettering to spines. All edges gilt. Miniature books each measuring 6cm x 8cm. In bespoke black leather bookcase. Slight damage to lower edge of one volume. Bound by Geoffrey Parker with label to front endpapers. View more info

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The Works of Shakespeare. In three volumes

By: Shakespeare, William and edited by Howard Staunton

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons 1866: 1866

Book number: 55080

Condition: Good


In 3 volumes complete. Various paginations. Full gilt-decorated maroon morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt-turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Menkins & Cecil. Wear to spine ends and extremities and boards rubbed & marked. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. Frontis portrait. Illustrated in b&w with engravings by the Brothers Dalziel from the drawings by John Gilbert. Bindings firm. View more info

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The Complete Works of Shakspere [Shakespeare] : Revised from the Original Editions with Historical and Analytical Introductions to Each Play ... In three volumes

By: Shakespeare, William and edited by J. O. Halliwell

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Tallis and Company N.d. [c. 1880]: 1880

Book number: 56726

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes complete. xxxii, 576; 496; 488 pp. Contemporary gilt-decorated dark green morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins. Minor rubbing to extremities. Large stain to front board of volume one. Early ink name to front endpaper of first volume. All internally clean. Extra illustrated title-page to two volumes. Frontis engraving to each volume. Numerous full-page steel engravings. All bindings firm. View more info

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The Comedies. The Histories and Poems. The Tragedies. In three volumes

By: Shakespeare, William and prepared by W. J. Craig

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege. Oxford University Press 1948 / 1952 / 1953: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56104

Condition: Near Fine


In 3 volumes. xxxviii, 1128; 1214; 1315 pp. Uniformly bound in full black morocco with gilt-ruled borders to front boards. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Minor marks to boards of one volume. All volumes internally very clean with no ownership names. Ribbon markers. Spines bright. In Near Fine to Fine condition. View more info

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The Plays and Poems of Shakspeare. In fifteen volumes

By: Shakspeare [Shakespeare, William]

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, A. J. Valpy 1832 / 1834: 1832

Book number: 49998

Condition: Good


Complete in 15 volumes. Morocco spines and corners over cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and lettering. Marbled endpapers. Boards marked and rubbed. Damage to head of spines in some volumes. Many plates darkened at edges. Scattered foxing. With 170 illustrations from the plates in Boydell's edition. Bindings firm. A Good set. View more info

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Bernard Shaw Selected Plays with Prefaces - 4 volumes

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: £500.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company 1948 / 1957: 1948

Book number: 46809

Condition: Near Fine


4 volumes, [various paginations]. 3 volumes 1948 plus the 1957 supplementary volume uniformly bound in a handsome half red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with marbled boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely set. 21.5 cms tall View more info

Image for Ask Mamma. Handley Cross. Mr. Romford's Hounds. Hawbuck Grange. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour. Plain or Ringlets. In six volumes

Ask Mamma. Handley Cross. Mr. Romford's Hounds. Hawbuck Grange. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour. Plain or Ringlets. In six volumes

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: £375.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co. N.d. [c. 1880's]: 1880

Book number: 56719

Condition: Near Fine


Six volumes. Uniformly bound in later half red morocco over red cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt hunting devices & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun. Spines slightly faded. Cloth clean and fresh. Foxing to prelims only. Internally clean and unmarked. In-text illustrations. With full-page hand-coloured plates by John Leech. An attractive set. View more info

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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C Bathurst, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, R and J. Dodsley, L. Davis and C. Reymers, J. ward, R Baldwin, S. Crowder and Co and W. Bowyer 1760 - 1767: 1760

Book number: 46707

Condition: Very Good


20 vols, various paginations. Stated on volume one that the set is 12 volumes. The set comprises 17 vols of works + 3 vols of letters published between 1760 - 1767. Illustrated with 13 copper engravings including the 'Gulliver maps', mostly in the first couple of volumes. Plus 4 pp engraved music scores at the rear of vol 7. Three further volumes of letters were published and a one volume supplement in 1776. Lovely contemporary full nut brown calf binding with gilt lines. Some hinges cracked, a couple of volumes have lost their title labels. Some transference to endpapers and pastedowns, some... View more info

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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. : Containing Additional Letters, Tracts, and Poems, Not Hitherto Published ... with a Life of the Author by Walter Scott, Esq. In nineteen volumes

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. 1814: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59326

Condition: Good


In 19 volumes. Contemporary full calf. All sympathetically rebacked with gilt panels and maroon & brown leather title labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Various marks to boards. Spines bright. Internally clean. Frontis portrait to volume one. Bindings firm, saving volume 1 which has some splitting to the front hinge. View more info

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The Works of Tennyson : In Thirteen Volumes. Cabinet Edition

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co. 1883: 1883

Book number: 56393

Condition: Very Good


In 13 volumes. Publisher's uniform full red leather with gilt lettering to spines. All edges gilt. In original lidded box. Box very worn with tears. All volumes very bright & fresh. Boards clean. Gilt bright. Internally clean. Head and tail-pieces. No ownership names. Books in Near Fine condition in a worn box. 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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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

Image for The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray : With Biographical Introductions by his Daughter, Anne Ritchie. In thirteen volumes

The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray : With Biographical Introductions by his Daughter, Anne Ritchie. In thirteen volumes

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co. 1898 / 1899: 1898

Book number: 55087

Condition: Very Good


In 13 volumes complete. Contemporary maroon morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Worsfold. Gilt spines bright. All boards clean. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Minor spotting to prelims. Frontis portrait. Illustrations. A VG to Near Fine set. View more info

Image for The History of the French Revolution. Translated, with Notes and Illustrations From the Most Authentic Sources by Frederick Shoberl. In five volumes

The History of the French Revolution. Translated, with Notes and Illustrations From the Most Authentic Sources by Frederick Shoberl. In five volumes

By: Thiers, M. A.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1838: 1838

Edition: First English Edition

Book number: 52580

Condition: Very Good


In 5 volumes complete. Contemporary green half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt devices to panels and brown leather title labels. Boards rubbed with slight wear to extremities. Early ink name to front pastedowns. Scattered foxing, also affecting plates. With 41 steel engraved illustrations in the five volumes. All bindings firm. Spines attractive and bright. A VG set. View more info

Image for The Works of Froncis Thompson : Volume I: Poems. Volume II: Poems. Volume III: Prose. In three volumes

The Works of Froncis Thompson : Volume I: Poems. Volume II: Poems. Volume III: Prose. In three volumes

By: Thompson, Francis

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates LTd. N.d. [c. 1913]: 1913

Book number: 55558

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. 226, (2); 228, (3); 291, (2) pp. Half maroon morocco over dark red cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontis to each volume. Foxing, mostly to prelims. No ownership names. Bindings firm. A VG set. View more info

Image for Old and New London. A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places [with] Greater London. A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places. Six volumes plus two volumes

Old and New London. A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places [with] Greater London. A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places. Six volumes plus two volumes

By: Thornbury, Walter [with] Edward Walford

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. / Cassell & Company, Ltd. N.d. [c. 1880]: 1880

Book number: 51289

Condition: Very Good


Set of eight volumes. Half black morocco over marbled boards. Gilt decorated spines. Raised bands to spines of Greater London pair. Marbled endpapers. Slight wear to heads of spines. Some scattered foxing, mostly to prelims. Illustrated with numerous engravings in all volumes. All bindings firm. A VG set. View more info

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Trollope's Works. In thirty volumes

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, and Co. N.d. [c. 1880's]: 1880

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 52328

Condition: Very Good


In 30 volumes. Uniformly bound in dark blue/green half calf over marbled boards. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and maroon leather author and title labels. Spines slightly but uniformly faded to olive green. Occasional minor marks to boards. Minor wear to heads of some spines. Early ink name to verso of ffeps. Occasional light foxing. Spines bright and fresh. An attractive set in VG condition. Note: 30 volumes but not complete. Titles are; The Macdermots of Ballycloran (1847); The Kellys and the O'Kellys (1848); La Vendée: An Histori... View more info