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The Letters of Ezra Pound 1907 - 1941

By: Paige, D. D., editor and Ezra Pound

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1951: 1951

Edition: First UK Edition

Book number: 57631

Condition: Very Good


464 pp. Original cloth in printed dust wrapper. Dj spine darkened. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. A little over 2000 copies of this earlier issue priced 25/-. Gallup A646. View more info

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Shakespeare and the Popular Voice

By: Patterson, Annabel

Price: £60.00

Publisher: U. K., Basil Blackwell 1989: 1989

Book number: 47962

ISBN: 0631168729

Condition: Very Good


195 pp. 0631168729 View more info

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A. F.S.A Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty. Transcribed from the Shorthand Manuscript in the Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By the Rev Mynors Bright M.A. Late Fellow and President of the College.

By: Pepys, Samuel ; Henry B. Wheatley (edited)

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons 1923: 1923

Book number: 39380

Condition: Near Fine


10 vols complete. Various paginations. Very handsome blue half morocco Roger de Coverly binding, with gilt lines and blue cloth boards. TEG. Very minor rubbing and the occasional tiny scuff mark to the leather, but this is a strikingly strong and clean set View more info

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Private Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers of Samuel Pepys : 1679-1703. Further Correspondence of Samuel Pepys. In three volumes

By: Pepys, Samuel and edited by J. R. Tanner

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd. 1926 / 1929: 1926

Book number: 58912

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. xliv, 382; 392; xix, 381 pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis portrait to two volumes. A VG set. View more info

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Everybody's Pepys: The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669.

By: Pepys, Samuel and Edited By O. F. Morshead

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons 1936: 1936

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 45459

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 570 pp. Large paper edition, signed by the artist Ernest H. Shepard, and limited to 350 copies of which this is number 302. Full maroon morocco. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards slightly marked. Spine slightly faded. Edges a bit spotted. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. With 59 tissue-guarded plates by E. H. Shepard. Four maps of London in the 1660's at rear. VG copy. View more info

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Everybody's Pepys the Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669 Abridged.

By: Pepys, Samuel and Edited By O. F. Morshead

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons 1927: 1927

Book number: 59449

Condition: Very Good


xx, 570 pp, illustrated in black and white by E.H. Shepard, red leather spine and corners with gilt lettering, some marks to boards. View more info

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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F. R. S. In four volumes

By: Pepys, Samuel with a life and notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons 1902 / 1904: 1902

Book number: 55799

Condition: Very Good


In 4 volumes. Uniformly bound in maroon half calf over pinkish cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt devices & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Frontis and illustrations to each volume. In VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

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Art and Outrage : A Correspondence About Henry Miller

By: Perles, Alfred and Lawrence Durrell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Putnam 1959: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59929

Condition: Very Good


63 pp. Hardback in dust wrapper. Small area of loss to rear panel of jacket. Boards clean. Slight spotting. Frontis portrait. View more info

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Kilvert's Diary, 1870-1879 : Selections from the Diary of the Rev. Francis Kilvert

By: Plomer, William, editor and Francis Kilvert

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1977: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 52921

ISBN: 0224009222

Condition: Near Fine


350 pp. Black half morocco over dark green cloth. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt design & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun's of Bath. A handsome copy. 0224009222 View more info

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Etruscan Gate : A Notebook with Drawings and Watercolours

By: Pound, Dorothy Shakespear and edited by Moelwyn Merchant

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Exeter, The Rougemont Press 1971: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 55658

Condition: Fine


This is copy no. 44 of an edition limited to 100 copies signed by the artist and author Dorothy Shakespear Pound. 35 pp. Original full cloth in printed dust wrapper. Dj slightly faded & edgeworn. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Black & white illustrations throughout by the author. View more info

Image for Lettres a Une Amie. Recueil de Quarante-et-Une Lettres Inedites Adressees a Marie Nordlinger 1899-1908

Lettres a Une Amie. Recueil de Quarante-et-Une Lettres Inedites Adressees a Marie Nordlinger 1899-1908

By: Proust, Marcel

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Manchester, Editions du Calame 1942: 1942

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 52667

Condition: Very Good


Numbered limited edition. This is copy no. 61 of an edition limited to 225 copies. xi, 123 pp. Publisher's original tan printed paper wrappers. Ex institutional library copy with usual markings and stamp to front cover. Wraps slightly edgeworn. Printed in Manchester during the Second World War. Tipped-in frontis portrait. Printed on hand-made paper. Text in French language. View more info

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The Book of Friendship, Essays Poems Maxims & Prose Passages

By: Ransome, Arthur (arranged by)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, T C & E C Jack:

Book number: 46513

Condition: Very Good


xix, 477 pp., Pretty, gilt decorated publisher's cloth. TEG. A few marks to binding, some limited rubbing, bubbling to cloth and bumping to edges. Very clean copy overall. View more info

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In Retreat : The Hogarth Essays

By: Read, Herbert

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press 1925: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56363

Condition: Good


43 pp. Publisher's original pictorial wrappers. Slight wear to spine ends and covers marked & creased. Internally clean. No ownership names. Folding map at rear. The Hogarth Essays No. VI. In Good to VG condition. View more info

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Cumberland and Hudson House Journals 1775-82, First Series 1775-79

By: Rich, E. E (Eds)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hudson Bay Record Society 1951: 1951

Book number: 32820

Condition: Good


xciii, 381 pp. + [list of subscribers] top edge gilt, one corner bumped, edges foxed otherwise clean. View more info

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London Correspondence Inward from Eden Colvile

By: Rich, E.E (Eds)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Hudson's Bay Record Society 1956: 1956

Book number: 47005

Condition: Very Good


cxv, 300, xiv pp., Blue publishers' cloth. TEG. Edges untrimmed, light bubbling to cloth. Clean otherwise. Limited (to an undisclosed number), numbered 824. View more info

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Portraits from Memory : And Other Essays

By: Russell, Bertrand

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1956: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60526

Condition: Very Good


227, (4) pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. Slight fading to jacket spine. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Cloth clean. Internally clean. View more info

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Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell 7 Theory of Knowledge the 1913 Manuscript

By: Russell, Bertrand and Eames, E.R. (editor)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1984: 1985

Book number: 49398

ISBN: 0049200739

Condition: Fine


Lv., 612 pp., blue gilt lettered cloth with top edge gilt. 0049200739 View more info

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Ezra Pound a Collection of Essays Presented to Ezra Pound on His 65th Birthday

By: Russell, Peter (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Nevill 1950: 1950

Book number: 56121

Condition: Very Good


288 pp, with essays by Edith Sitwell, T.S.Eliot, Ernest Hemmingway, Wyndham Lewis among the 18 essays, fading to dustwrapper. View more info

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A History of Nineteenth Century Literature 1780-1900

By: Saintsbury, George

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co 1906: 1906

Book number: 55395

Condition: Very Good


497 pp, maroon binding with gilt design to spine and corners, prize binding stamp on front board, book plates on f.e.p. all edges gilt, some fading and wear to spine. View more info

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Callisthenes

By: Selfridge and Co.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Selfridge and Co. Ltd. 1933: 1933

Book number: 59701

Condition: Very Good


xii, 340 pp. Full buckram with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Presentation copy from H. Gordon Selfridge to his assistant Miss Mapham and inscribed on the front endpaper. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Superior buckram binding. View more info