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Image for The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. A New Edition, with Large Additions, Chiefly Unpublished, Collected and Edited by Henry G. Bohn. In six volumes

The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. A New Edition, with Large Additions, Chiefly Unpublished, Collected and Edited by Henry G. Bohn. In six volumes

By: Addison, Joseph with notes by Richard Hurd

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons 1877 / 1880: 1877

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 53098

Condition: Near Fine


In 6 volumes complete. Bohn's Standard Library Edition. Original blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Some spotting to fore-edges. Frontis portrait. Publisher's adverts at front & rear. Minimal wear; a very nice set with the faintest aroma of aged paper. View more info

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The Girlhood of Maria Josepha Holroyd [Lady Stanley of Alderley] : Recorded in Letters of a Hundred Years Ago: From 1776 to 1796

By: Adeane, J. H., editor and Maria Josepha Holroyd

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1896: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58895

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 420 pp. Quarter cream-coloured cloth with pictorial silhouettes & gilt panel to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Boards quite rubbed. Internally clean. Frontis and other illustrations. Plates complete. This must be a deluxe binding option, as it usually has a plain cream spine with green boards. View more info

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Literary Studies. Silver Library Edition. In three volumes

By: Bagehot, Walter and edited by Richard Holt Hutton

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1907 / 1910: 1907

Book number: 55629

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. lxvii, 322; 402; 416 pp. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Gilt bright. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Frontis portrait to vol. one. A VG set. View more info

Image for Andrew Marvell 1621-1678 Tercentenary Tributes by Augustine Birrell, Rev Henson, T.S. Eliot, Cyril Falls, Edmund Gosse, H.J. Massingham, J.C. Squire and Edward Wright.

Andrew Marvell 1621-1678 Tercentenary Tributes by Augustine Birrell, Rev Henson, T.S. Eliot, Cyril Falls, Edmund Gosse, H.J. Massingham, J.C. Squire and Edward Wright.

By: Bagguley, W.H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1922: 1922

Book number: 51472

Condition: Very Good


131 pp, b/w illustrations, brown leather spine and corners to binding, presentation plate on f.e.p. View more info

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Dreams, Waking Thoughts and Incidents; in a Series of Letters from Various Parts of Europe

By: BECKFORD, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Great Malvern, Cappella Archive 2005: 2005

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 57835

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition in publisher's cloth with coach and horses motif on front board. iv + 207 pp., a near fine copy of Beckford's letters relating to his Grand Tour in 1780. View more info

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Selected Letters of William Faulkner

By: Blotner, Joseph (Editor)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library/The First Edition Society 1976: 1976

Book number: 48494

Condition: Fine


Full brown leather gilt decorated, all edges gilt, orange silk end papers. Limited edition privately printed for members of the First Edition Society. Fine copy. View more info

Image for My Diaries : Being a Personal Narrative of Events 1888-1914

My Diaries : Being a Personal Narrative of Events 1888-1914

By: Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker 1932: 1932

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 58838

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in one. First single volume edition. xiv, 905 pp. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Frontis portrait. Boards clean. Internally clean. A nice copy. View more info

Image for The Torrington Diaries : Containing the Tours Through England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng (Later Fifth Viscount Torrington) Between the Years 1781 and 1794. In four volumes

The Torrington Diaries : Containing the Tours Through England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng (Later Fifth Viscount Torrington) Between the Years 1781 and 1794. In four volumes

By: Byng, John and edited by C. Bruyn Andrews

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Publishers Ltd. 1934 - 1938: 1934

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 54082

Condition: Very Good


In 4 volumes complete. All first editions. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Dulled uneven spines with lettering faded. All clean internally. No ownership names. B&w illustrations. Folding genealogy chart. All bindings firm. View more info

Image for The Neville Chamberlain Diary Letters. Volume 1: The Making of a Politician, 1915-1920. Volume 2: The Reform Years, 1921-1927. In two volumes

The Neville Chamberlain Diary Letters. Volume 1: The Making of a Politician, 1915-1920. Volume 2: The Reform Years, 1921-1927. In two volumes

By: Chamberlain, Neville and edited by Robert Self

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Ashgate 2000: 2000

Book number: 60292

ISBN: 1840146915

Condition: Near Fine


In 2 volumes. ix, 423; x, 461 pp. Hardbacks with gilt lettering to boards. No jackets, as issued. Ink owner's name to front endpapers. Boards clean. Internally clean. View more info

Image for The Diary of Philipp von Neumann 1819-1850. In two volumes

The Diary of Philipp von Neumann 1819-1850. In two volumes

By: Chancellor, E. Beresford, editor and translator

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan & Co., Ltd. 1928: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51148

Condition: Near Fine


In two volumes complete. xxxii, 298; 356 pp. Maroon cloth in printed dust wrappers. Dws slightly edgeworn and marked. Illustrations. Cloth very fresh. Internally very clean. Near Fine/VG View more info

Image for The Letters of Samuel Johnson, With Mrs. Thrale's Genuine Letters to Him. In three volumes

The Letters of Samuel Johnson, With Mrs. Thrale's Genuine Letters to Him. In three volumes

By: Chapman, R. W., editor and Samuel Johnson

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press 1952 / 1963: 1952

Book number: 53242

Condition: Near Fine


In 3 volumes complete. Volumes 2 & 3 are 1952 first editions, Vol. 1 is the 1963 litho reprint. Publisher's original full cloth in dust wrappers. Dj spines slightly darkened with minor marks. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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Bastien - Lepage, Jules

By: Clausen, George; Walter Sickert and Marie Bashkirtseff

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1892: 1892

Book number: 37115

Condition: Good


189 pp., Many b/w plates, TEG. Essays by Sickert Clausen and Bashkirtseff. Minor scattered foxing, Spine darkened, boards marked, corners bumped, spine slightly skewed. View more info

Image for Poet and Painter Being the Correspondence Between Gordon Bottomley and Paul Nash 1910-1946

Poet and Painter Being the Correspondence Between Gordon Bottomley and Paul Nash 1910-1946

By: Colleer Abbott, Claude and Bertram, Anthony (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1955: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56541

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 277 pp, illustrated in b/w, tears to dustwrapper edges and name in ink on front endpaper. View more info

Image for Memories and Notes of Persons and Places

Memories and Notes of Persons and Places

By: Colvin, Sir Sidney

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Co 1921: 1921

Book number: 31850

Condition: Very Good


327 pp, + publishers catalogue 16 pp, includes recollections of: John Ruskin, D.G. Rosetti, E. Burne Jones, R.L. Stephenson, Victor Hugo, and many others, corners bumped, rear upper right corner heavily bumped, boards slightly worn. View more info

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Letters from Conrad 1895 to 1924

By: Conrad, Joseph; Edward Garnett (eds)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Nonesuch Press 1928: 1928

Book number: 44857

Condition: Very Good


xxxiii, 335 pp., ltd numbered (no. 797) edition of 925 copies. Red buckram binding slightly faded and rubbed. Edges untrimmed. View more info

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Prue and I & Lotus Eating

By: Curtis, G. W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Everyman's Library:

Book number: 41591

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 254 pp., illustrated in b/w. De Luxe full wine coloured leather with lovely gilt decoration on spine and front board. TEG. Edges rubbed with some loss of leather. View more info

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Experiments

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall 1926: 1926

Book number: 39872

Condition: Good


267 pp., Boards rubbed and faded, jacket chipped worn torn and tanned View more info

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The Idea Of A Christian Society

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited 1939: 1939

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 49012

Condition: Very Good


99 pp. Teal-coloured cloth in printed dust wrapper. Signed by the author T. S. Eliot on title-page. Dust wrapper spine very slightly faded. Slight foxing and early owner's inscription to ffep. A Very Good copy in Very Good dust wrapper. View more info

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The Sacred Wood : Essays on Poetry and Criticism

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1920: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56116

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first issue. xviii, 155 pp. Publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. No adverts at rear. View more info

Image for Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq  2 Vols

Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq 2 Vols

By: Evelyn, John

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn 1818: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 30863

Condition: Good


2 Vols illustrated with map and portrait publishers binding is worn with damaged spines and vol 2 has an almost detached board foxed pages otherwise a good pair of vols View more info