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Image for Some Letters from Abroad of James Elroy Flecker

Some Letters from Abroad of James Elroy Flecker

By: Flecker, James Elroy

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann 1930: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46807

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 190 pp., Illustrated with some b/w photographic plates. A few closed tears to edges of jacket. Chipping to head and foot of spine, light spotting to edges, subtle fading to boards. View more info

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A Letter to Madan Blanchard : The Hogarth Letters No. 1

By: Forster, E. M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press 1931: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56565

Condition: Very Good


27 pp. Publisher's original pictorial paper wrappers. Covers slightly darkened. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustration. View more info

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A Sheaf [and] Another Sheaf. Two volumes

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1916 / 1919: 1916

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 55883

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes. Both volumes are first editions. Publisher's original hardback boards in printed dust wrappers. Jackets protected in clear plastic. Leaves of second volume slightly age-darkened. No ownership names. Scarce in such fabulous condition. Galsworthy's non-fiction writings, including on the war. View more info

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The Enquirer. Reflections on Education, Manners, and Literature

By: Godwin, William

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Anderson, Jun. 1823: 1823

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 49678

Condition: Fair


xx, 411 pp. Contemporary black leather spine over patterned paper-covered boards. Spine worn, especially along joints, and chipped at head. Boards edgeworn. Hinges split. Internally generally clean with scattered light foxing. With a 4pp "advert" by Godwin, new to this edtion. Originally published in 1797. Fair to Good condition. View more info

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The Life of Swinburne

By: Gosse, Edmund

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge 2011: 2011

Book number: 48056

Condition: Very Good


52 pp, name in ink on f.e.p. View more info

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The Letters of Thomas Lovell Beddoes

By: Gosse, Edmund (Eds)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London & New York, Elkin Mathews and John Lane ( London ): and Macmillan and Co ( New York) 1894: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 5561

Condition: Very Good


iv 270 pp, ltd edition 600 copies, top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut, light brown gilt lettered cloth a little marked. Bevelled boards, and nice and clan internally View more info

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The Letters of Thomas Lovell Beddoes

By: Gosse, Edmund (Eds)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London & New York, Elkin Mathews(london): And Macmillan And Co (New York) 1894: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 31733

Condition: Good


iv 270 pp, limited edition 600 copies, bears the stamps of an Irish school library, foredge uncut, publishers cloth, slight discolouration to endpapers, slight marks on spine. Clean copy. View more info

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Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845. In two volumes

By: Gower, F. Leveson

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1894: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51320

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. x, 440; 421 pp. Brown half calf over brown cloth. Gilt decorated spines with leather title labels. Burnished edges. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Birdsall. Frontis portrait. Ink inscription to verso of ffep. A VG pair. View more info

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Sven Hedin's German Diary 1935-1942

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Dublin, Euphorion Books 1951: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53039

Condition: Good


ii, 252 pp. Translated by Joan Bulman. Publisher's black cloth with tan lettering to spine. Boards marked. Internally clean. No ownership names. Binding firm. Scarce. View more info

Image for Older England Illustrated By Anglo Saxon Antiquities in the British Museum in 2 Volumes

Older England Illustrated By Anglo Saxon Antiquities in the British Museum in 2 Volumes

By: Hodgetts, J. Frederick

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Whiting and Co 1884: 1884

Book number: 46696

Condition: Good


2 vols, a girls school library stamp on endpapers and some wear to bindings. View more info

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Along The Road. Notes and Essays of a Tourist.

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1925: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49858

Condition: Very Good


First edition. viii, 259 pp. Maroon half calf over maroon cloth. Gilt panelled spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound for Hatchard's. Spine slightly faded. Slight spotting. VG View more info

Image for The Life and Letters of Washington Irving. In four volumes

The Life and Letters of Washington Irving. In four volumes

By: Irving, Washington and edited by Pierre M. Irving

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1862 / 1864: 1862

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 58333

Condition: Very Good


In 4 volumes. xii, 387; x, 406; viii, 413; vii, 305 pp. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and brown leather title labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Boards clean. Small bookplate to front pastedowns. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. Frontis portrait. All bindings firm. In VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

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The Spice Of Life

By: Jolliffe, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Alnwick, Brunton Books 2008: 2008

Book number: 59511

Condition: Very Good


191 pp, signed on title page, some creasing to dustwrapper. View more info

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Home : Social Essays

By: Jones, LeRoi

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macgibbon & Kee 1968: 1968

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Book number: 57065

Condition: Very Good


252 pp. Hardback in dust wrapper. Short tear to rear dj panel. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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Junius - stat nominis umbra A New Edition (2 Volumes)

By: Junius

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, T. Bensley 1805: 1805

Book number: 33778

Condition: Very Good


252 and 284 pp, illustrated with 21 portrait engravings red and black labelled half calf bindings with gilt lettering, some wear to edges. View more info

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The Letters and Papers of Charles Lord Barham

By: KNOX John Laughton (eds)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Navy Records Society 1906: 1906

Book number: 32827

Condition: Good


3 vols various paginations. Pages uncut. gilt stamped cloth, f.e.ps a bit foxed, generally a good set View more info

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The Essays of Elia. The Burlington Library

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall Ltd. N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Book number: 59914

Condition: Very Good


244 pp. Quarter vellum over blue cloth. Gilt floral design to spine with dark green leather title label. Top edge gilt. Slight darkening to boards. Internally clean. With twenty-four colour illustrations by Sybil Tawse. Plates complete. View more info

Image for The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb. In Six Volumes

The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb. In Six Volumes

By: Lamb, Charles and Edited By Percy Fitzgerald

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Slark 1882: 1882

Book number: 47708

Condition: Very Good


In 6 volumes complete. 429; 438; 443, 7;444; 432; 488 pp. Brown half morocco over dark blue cloth with armorial devices to front & rear boards. Gilt lettering to spines. Prize bindings with inscription to front blank of vol. 1. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Slight edgewear to a few volumes. A handsome set in VG condition. View more info

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The Letters of D. H. Lawrence

By: Lawrence, D. H. and edited by Aldous Huxley

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London and New York, William Heinemann, Ltd. and The Viking Press, Inc. 1932: 1932

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 54908

Condition: Very Good


This is copy no. 267 of an edition limited to 525 copies on India paper. xxxiv, 889 pp. Full vellum with decorative device in black to front board & black lettering to spine. Yapp edges. In the original slipcase with paper label onlay. Area of loss to the lettering on the spine. Slipcase slightly rubbed and in VG condition. The vellum boards are clean. No ownership names. Internally very clean. View more info

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The Letters of D. H. Lawrence : The Cambridge Edition. Volumes I - VIII. In eight volumes

By: Lawrence, D. H. and James T. Boulton, editor

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 1979 / 2000: 1979

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 59855

ISBN: 0521221471

Condition: Near Fine


In eight volumes complete (with the uncommon index volume). All first editions. Publisher's ful red cloth with gilt lettering to spines. In pictorial dust jackets. Minor wear to a few of the dust jackets. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. B&w illustrations. 0521221471 View more info