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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men."

By: Alcott Louisa M.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Boston, Robert Brothers: 1886

Seller ID: 096923


First edition, first state. Book measures 7 x 5 inches. 365pp, 18pp adverts, illustrated frontispiece. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, tooling in black and gilt. Cloth lightly rubbed, black tooling faded from leaf design on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

Was Der Tag Mir Zutragt Funfundfunfzig Studien

By: Altenberg Peter

Price: £119.99

Publisher: Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008778


Collation, xiv[2]250pp, frontispiece portrait, half title, original wrappers bound in. Bound in contemporary decorative printed buckram/cloth, with leather title label, top gilt edge. Cloth dusty, dirt marked. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking, pages in very good clean condition.8778.A16 View more info

THE COLLECTS EPISTLES AND GOSPELS FROM THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER: FOR SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR AND CHRISTMAS DAY, THE EPIPHANY, ASH WEDNESDAY, GOOD FRIDAY, ASCENSION DAY.

By: Anon

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Birmingham, City Of Birmingham School Of Printing/ College Of Art And Crafts, Birmingham,: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 096127


Gift inscription signed by Leonard Jay on free endpaper. Book measures 11 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Bound in original publishers green buckram, with gilt title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy, inscribed by Leonard Jay. View more info

The Great and Secret Shadow the First Book of the Art

By: Barker Clive

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Collins and Harvill Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008038


Limited to 526 copies, this being no 298, signed by Clive Barker. Bound in original publishers black leather/leatherette, with gilt title lettering, full gilt edges. Binding in fine condition. Internally, pages clean bright, unread. Housed in original publishers box.8038.A1 View more info

The Human Machine

By: Bennett Arnold

Price: £180.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009316


Collation, 123pp. Bound in original publishers cloth backed boards, with title lettering on spine and top board. Binding light rubbed, a few scuf wear marks, edge of boards bumped. Generally binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket light rubbed along edges, nicked with some loss. Dust jacket in very good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a rare dust jacket. A16 View more info

A Few Late Chrysanthemums

By: Betjeman John

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008351


First edition. Bound in original publishers cloth, with paper title label. Binding in excellent clean condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed along edges, some light staining/dirt marking, jacket in good condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking, tanning to endpapers, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very good clean copy, in lightly rubbed/dirt marked but better tha good jacket. A63 View more info

The Inn Album

By: Browning Robert

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006034


Collation, 211[1]pp, complete with half title. Bound in original publishers green cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, darkened/marked, but in good condition. Internally, no writing or marking, endpaper joints slightly weak, pages in very good clean condition. A nice copy. Book measures 12x18cm. Weight 750g.A71 View more info

Perleying with Certain People of Importance in Their Day

By: Browning Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006036


Collation, [6]268pp+4pp catalogue. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, with gilt lettering, and rule blindstamp edges. Cloth lightly rubbed, slightly dusty, binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, no writing or marking, a few spot marks on blank endpapers, pages in very good clean condition throughout. Book measures 12x18cm. Weight 750g.A71 View more info

The Doll Who Ate His Mother

By: Campbell Ramsey

Price: £32.99

Publisher: London, Millington: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008376


Inscribed on free endpaper '' for Jim Fisher all the best from Ramsey Campell 25.2.78. ''. A very good clean publishers hardcover binding. dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A63 View more info

The Napoleon of Notting Hill

By: Chesterton Gilbert K.

Price: £320.00

Publisher: London & New York, John Lane the Bodley Head: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009292


This copy, inscribed by Chestertons father to his wife, '' Marie Louise Chesterton from her husband ''. Collation, 301pp, 2pp booklist, 8 full page illustrations, 1 illustrations loose and torn on corner with loss. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth restored, recased, some wear on edges. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout. A nice copy. A4 View more info

Captain Peg Leg's War

By: Dawlish Peter

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005089


Colltion, 256pp. Bound in original publishers cloth, top edge coloured, other edges have some fox spotting, binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket price clipped, rubbed along edges, dust stained, but in very good condition. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, gift inscription of free endpaper, some very occasional spotting, pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very good copy. Book measures 14x19cm. Weight 750g.A57 View more info

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Dombey and Son

By: DICKENS CHARLES

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097216


Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. First edition, first issue, meeting Eckel points, lacking half title. Collation, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title, xvi, 624pp, 40 plates, as index, 8 line errata. Bound in period or early quater calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt tooing, coloured edges, marble endpapers. At some time, [ not recently ], the binding has been restored. Showing some signs of wear, marble pattern on boards, rubbed. Generally a nice clea... View more info

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

By: DICKENS CHARLES

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, London: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097254


Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title, vii,[1],190pp, 12 full pages plates, lacking 2pp adverts. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines, marble endpapers. Binding very lightly rubbed, minor abrasion wear, slightly skewed and faded. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clea... View more info

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Bleak House

By: DICKENS CHARLES

Price: £375.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097604


First edition. First issue, with all three typographical errors present: p.19, line 6: '' elgble '';p.209, line 23: '' chair '' instread of ''hair'': and p.275, line 22:''counsinship'' instrad of ''cousinship'', plus the errata printed in five lines.Collation, xvi,624pp, 39 plates, complete as index. Bound in periof half calf, calf corners, decorative cloth boards, gilt lines, raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title label, full marble edges and endpapers. At some time,... View more info

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The Personal History of David Copperfield

By: DICKENS CHARLES

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097605


First edition. With all first issue errors other than 'screamed' for 'screwed' (p. 132) which is only present in the first issue. With Chapter XXVII on p. 282 instead of p. 283 as listed in the Contents; p.16, line 1 & p. 225, line 22 - 'recal' instead of 'recall'; p. 19, 12 lines from the bottom "cha pter ;ut" shows; p. 387, 6 lines from the bottom 'coroboration' instead of 'corroboration'; p. 472, 13 lines from the bottom-- there is no closing of the quotation ... View more info

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Little Dorrit

By: DICKENS CHARLES

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097610


All first issue points. First Edition, first issue. XIV+625 pages p. With the points as called for including: the three line errata on page xiv, "William" for "Frederick" on page 317 line 27, B2 instead of BB2 on pp. 371, lacking errata on page 467, and "Rigaud" for "Blandois" on pp. 469, 470, 472, and 473. Collation, xiv,625pp, 39 plates, as index.Bound in original publishers half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt line... View more info

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The Tour of the Dove a Poem with Occasional Pieces

By: Edwards John

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009012


First edition, x152[1], half title present, errata.Binding has been sympathetically reback with a new spine and title label, retaining the original boards. Boards rubbed on edges with minor abrasion wear. Binding in very good condition. Internally, pages in very good lean condition. A very nice copy. A5 View more info

Three Lectures on Buddhism

By: Eitel Ernest J. Rev

Price: £159.99

Publisher: Hong Kong & London, Trubner & Co & Charles A. Saint: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008549


Collation, [4]38pp. Bound in later buckram/cloth, cloth lightly rubbed with a few small abrasion wear mark. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, no loose pages, first 10 pages have some annotation writing/marking. Pages in good clean condition.8549.A14 View more info

Geoffrey Faber 1889-1961

By: Eliot T. S.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, 1961

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 096757


Book measures 8 x 4 3/4 inches. 19,3 pages. Limited to 100 copies, this '' out of series copy ''. Bound in original publishers brown boards with gilt title lettering. Boards slightly faded, marked, small hole on top hinge joint. Binding in good clean firm condition. In publishers acetate jacket. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean copy. View more info

The Amateur Gentleman

By: Farnol Jeffery

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co Ltd: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009045


First edition, first impression. Collation, xi+599pp, +14+2pp adverts, half title present. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gold and white title lettering. Cloth light rubbed, slightly bumped on bottom of spine, top edge dust marked. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally,previous owners bookplate, first and last few pages have light spotting, rear paper hinge joint slightly rippling or pulling. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clea... View more info