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The Adelphi Edition of the Works of Jane Austen. In seven volumes

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker N.d. [1923]: 1923

Book number: 56668

Condition: Near Fine


In 7 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in half red morocco over red cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration & green leather title labels. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards very clean. All internally very clean. No ownership marks. The original Martin Secker Adelphi edition, later reprinted by Heffer. View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen : Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Northanger Abbey. Mansfield Park. Emma. In six volumes

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Zodiac Press 1984 / 1988: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 58260

ISBN: 0701112360

Condition: Very Good


In 6 volumes. Patterned hardbacks in pictorial dust jackets. Djs clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Cover illustrations by Robin Jacques. A VG set. View more info

Image for Pride and Prejudice. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Sense and Sensibility. Northanger Abbey. The Novel Library. In six volumes

Pride and Prejudice. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Sense and Sensibility. Northanger Abbey. The Novel Library. In six volumes

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1947 / 1949: 1947

Book number: 58658

Condition: Good


In 6 volumes. Small format measuring 11cm x 18cm. Publisher's maroon full limp leather with gilt lettering to spines. Wear and chipping to spine ends. A few marks to boards. All internally clean. No ownership names. Title-pages in red & black. View more info

Image for The Works of Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Northanger Abbey. Six volumes complete

The Works of Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Northanger Abbey. Six volumes complete

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. N.d. [c. 1950]: 1950

Book number: 59416

Condition: Near Fine


In 6 volumes. Cream parchment paper covered boards with gilt decorated spines & green title labels. In original glassine wrappers. Top edges green. Ownership names in a couple of volumes. In the original display tray. An attractive set. View more info

Image for Pride & Prejudice. Northanger Abbey & Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Sense & Sensibility. In five volumes

Pride & Prejudice. Northanger Abbey & Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Sense & Sensibility. In five volumes

By: Austen, Jane and with an introduction by Austin Dobson

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co. Limited 1923 / 1925: 1923

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Book number: 58654

Condition: Near Fine


In 5 volumes complete. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion share a volume. Small format measuring 11cm x 17cm. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to front boards and gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. A few marks to two covers else cloth clean. Gilt spines bright. Internally clean. No ownership names. With full-page illustrations by Charles E. Brock (Pride and Prejudice) or Hugh Thomson (Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Sense & Sensibility, Mansfield Park and Emma). An attractive set. View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen. In five volumes

By: Austen, Jane and with the text based on collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press 1926: 1926

Edition: Second Edition (thus)

Book number: 51674

Condition: Good


5 volumes complete. Second edition by R. W. Chapman. Maroon cloth with gilt decoration to front boards and gilt lettering to spines. Wear to spines at head & foot. Marks to front board of one volume. Slight lean to spines. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Large ink stain affecting 2 leaves. With notes, indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources. A Good or better set. View more info

Image for The Novels Tales & Sketches of J. M. Barrie in 12 Volumes.

The Novels Tales & Sketches of J. M. Barrie in 12 Volumes.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons 1917: 1917

Book number: 47720

Condition: Very Good


12 volumes, Green publishers cloth with b/w frontispieces, top edges gilt, sporadic b/w photographic plates and engravings throughout. All volumes excellently clean and tight. Very lovely set indeed. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. In three volumes

By: Boswell, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1912: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 54513

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. Dark green half morocco over green cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Title pages in red & black. From Macmillan's Library of English Classics. Clean copies. No ownership names. Bindings clean and bright. View more info

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Lady Burton's Edition of Her Husband's Arabian Nights : Translated Literally from the Arabic. In six volumes

By: Burton, Isabel and edited by Justin Huntly McCarthy

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Waterlow & Sons Limited 1886: 1886

Book number: 59629

Condition: Very Good


In 6 volumes. Original gilt-decorated cream-coloured cloth. Top edge gilt. Spines darkened with marks to some boards. All internally clean. Title-pages in green & brown. Two frontis portraits. All bindings firm. View more info

Image for The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the Illustrated Editiom of the Arabian Nights in 12 Volumes

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the Illustrated Editiom of the Arabian Nights in 12 Volumes

By: Burton, Sir Richard F.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, H. S. Nichols Ltd 1897: 1897

Book number: 47247

Condition: Very Good


12 volumes, illustrated with 71 b/w plates, gilt decorated covers, some foxing internally and wear and small tears to spines, bookplates on f.e.p. The Library Edition. View more info

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Cassell's Illustrated History of England. In nine volumes

By: Cassell

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin N.d. [c. 1870's]: 1880

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Book number: 55761

Condition: Very Good


In 9 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in contemporary half black morocco over dark blue cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt ruling and maroon leather title & volume labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards with a few scratches. Internally clean. Numerous full-page and in-text wood engravings. All bindings firm. Spines bright. A VG set. 27 cms. tall. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer - The Aldine Edition

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy/ The Aldine Edition 1866: 1866

Book number: 41471

Condition: Good


6 volumes. Original green gilt lettered cloth. 'Small Paper Copy', small 8vo. Very good set, with some marking to the boards, and a couple of chips. View more info

Image for Oevres Completes De Jean Cocteau in 11 Volumes

Oevres Completes De Jean Cocteau in 11 Volumes

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: £150.00

Publisher: France, Marguerat 1946: 1946

Edition: Limited

Book number: 47521

Condition: Very Good


FRENCH TEXT 11 paperback volumes, a limited edition 1539/3000 some foxing spots to pages, some of the covers are peeling. View more info

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Charles Dickens Library. Complete Works in 18 Volumes

By: Dickens, Charles and edited by J. A. Hammerton

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, The Educational Book Co. Ltd. N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Book number: 49862

Condition: Very Good


Eighteen volumes complete. Maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Five raised bands to spines with elaborately gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original reinforced hinges. Damage to gilt edge on one volume. Slight foxing to fore-edges. With 1200 illustrations including 500 special plates drawn especially for this edition by the illustrator Harry Furniss. All gilt spines bright and fresh. An attractive set in VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

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The Oxford Sherlock Holmes. In nine volumes

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1993: 1993

Edition: First Editions Thus

Book number: 57481

ISBN: 0192123297

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in 9 volumes. Hardbacks in dust jackets. Edition edited by Owen Dudley Edwards. In the original pictorial cardboard box. Box in excellent condition, with just the remnants of an old label to the front. No ownership names. A fine set. View more info

Image for Spenser and His Poetry. Chaucer and His Poetry. Also : Milton. Pope. Cowper. Johnson. Goldsmith. Gray. Coleridge. Marlowe. Burns. Byron. Scott. Wordsworth. Arnold. Keats. Shelley. Chatterton. Tennyson. Browning. E. B. Browning. Poe. Whitman. Rossetti. Lowell. Longfellow. Whittier. 27 volumes bound as 9.

Spenser and His Poetry. Chaucer and His Poetry. Also : Milton. Pope. Cowper. Johnson. Goldsmith. Gray. Coleridge. Marlowe. Burns. Byron. Scott. Wordsworth. Arnold. Keats. Shelley. Chatterton. Tennyson. Browning. E. B. Browning. Poe. Whitman. Rossetti. Lowell. Longfellow. Whittier. 27 volumes bound as 9.

By: Hudson, William Henry and other authors

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1922 / 1923 / 1924: 1922

Book number: 55890

Condition: Very Good


27 volumes bound as 9 in a publisher's deluxe binding. Publisher's half leather over cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Frontis portrait to each volume. Clean copies. No ownership marks. All binding firm. View more info

Image for The History of England : From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ... to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Three.  In sixteen volumes

The History of England : From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ... to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Three. In sixteen volumes

By: Hume, David and T. Smollett and John Adolphus

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Cadell and Davies 1817 / 1818: 1817

Book number: 57756

Condition: Very Good


In 16 volumes. Volumes 1 to 8 by David Hume, vols. 9 to 13 by Smollett and vols. 14 to 16 by Adolphus. Uniformly bound in contemporary straight-grained morocco with gilt borders & decoration to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spines with blind and gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Spines slightly dulled. Boards clean. Internally clean with no foxing. Two frontis portraits. View more info

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The Dialogues of Plato Translated Into English with Analysis and Introductions - 5 Volumes

By: Jowett, B.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Oxford, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press 1931: 1931

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 48790

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1892 third edition. 5 volumes in the publisher's red brown cloth with gilt lettering. Rubbing to the extremities, and a tear to the cloth at the head of volume 5. Previous owner's bookplates on the front pastedown (the glue of which has ghosted onto the half ttle). A near fine set, save the splitting to the front hinge of volumes 2 and 3. 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

Image for Gryll Grange, Headlong Hall, Nightmare Abbey, the Misfortunes of Elphin, Rhododaphne, Maid Marian, Crotchet Castle, Melincourt [The Novels]

Gryll Grange, Headlong Hall, Nightmare Abbey, the Misfortunes of Elphin, Rhododaphne, Maid Marian, Crotchet Castle, Melincourt [The Novels]

By: Love Peacock, Thomas

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1895 - 1897: 1895

Book number: 59366

Condition: Fine


7 novels and 1 poem in 5 vols [various paginations], lovely gilt decorated publisher's cloth with beguiling Peacock design by A. A. Turbayne. Yellow Peacock decorated endpapers in 4 of the volumes, all edges gilt. Minimal bumping and toning. George Saintsbury introductions to each volume. A lovely fresh set. View more info