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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

Condition: Very Good Plus


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Through the Woods the English Woodland-April to April

By: Bates H. E.

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 097839

Condition: Very Good Plus


Gift inscribed and dated 1936 by Bates. Book measures 10 1/2 x 8 inches. Collation, 141,[1]pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers red/rust coloured cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, a few small nicks on back panel with minor loss, slightly dusty. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice inscribed copy. View more info

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Charlotte's Row

By: Bates H. E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Seller ID: 097840

Condition: Very Good


First edition. [ not a later printing ]. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket dust/dirt marked, some minor loss on edges. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

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Day's End and Other Stories

By: Bates H. E.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1928

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 097841

Condition: Very Good


First edition. [ not a later repint ]. Bound in original publishers green/yellow speckled cloth, with gilt lettering. Slight lean on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket dust/dirt marked, rubbed, minor loss on edges. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

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Catherine Foster

By: Bates H. E.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097842

Condition: Very Good


Collation, 256pp. Bound in original publishers green speckled cloth, with gilt lettering. Lean on spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket dust/dirt marked, rubbed, chipped in places with minor loss. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean. A very nice copy. View more info

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Seven Tales and Alexander

By: Bates H. E.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Scholartis Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097843

Condition: Very Good


First edition. [ not a later repint ]Collation, 167pp. Bound in cloth backed cream boards, with gilt lettering. Very slight lean on spine, slightly dusty, minor wear on edges. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, chippped, small section of loss on back panel, darkened on spine. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean. A good clean copy, in dust jacket. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Alcibiades Forsaken By Gods and Men

By: Brun Vincenz

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097837

Condition: Very Good


First edition, [ not a later reprint ].Collation, ix,373pp. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering. Top page edges dusty. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, small section missing from back cover, section cut-away from flap, [ without loss on text ], nicked in places. Generally jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. 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

ISBN: 0860000761

Condition: Very Good Plus, Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Very Good


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

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The World Crisis

By: Churchill Winston S.

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097899

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 6 volumes, all first editions, with 47 maps/charts, many folding. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, some very minor wear, occasional minor stain mark, a few small nicks, outer page edges tanned.. Generally bindings in very good condition. Internally, one volume has a gift inscription in ink on free endpaper, dated 1931, tanning to some endpapers, pages and maps in good clean condition throughout.. A nice... View more info

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Suspense

By: Conrad Joseph

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J. M. Dent: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 098309

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 303pp, 4pp booklist. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, gilt fading from spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jackets chipped with loss in several places, in 2 secition. Internally, small previous owners stamp. Pages in good clean condition. A good clean copy, in a worn but rare dust jacket. 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

Condition: Very Good


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