The Wide, Wide World and All The Year Round Dream Books, and Fortune Tellers, Combined

By: N/A

Price: £13.28

Publisher: London, Printed for The Booksellers:

Seller ID: 11323

Condition: Good


Not dated, c.1880's, 1890's. Size 6.75" x 4.25", 160 and 160 pages. Red/brown cloth with large black and gilt embossed titles to the front cover and spine, black decoration to back cover, pale yellow pastedowns and endpapers. Condition good, corners and edges rubbed, cover dulled, toned and a little worn, pages a little age toned else contents clean. Contains 'Wide Wide World Dream Book' and 'Wide Wide World and All the Year Round Fortune Tellers'. Popular fortune teller. With a frontispiece engraving by W. Banks. View more info

Plato: Timaeus and Critias

By: A. E. Taylor

Price: £119.29

Publisher: 36 Essex Street, Strand, Methuen & Co: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12073

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth with gold titles to spine. Spine ends very sl. rubbed, pages edge foxed, Signature of H. E. Goodson of Royal College of Science London on pastedown, with his notes in margins. Pages sl. age toned. 136pp, 8pp Methuen general literature. Dust Jacket Condition, Spine darkened, spine ends creased, covers a bit dusty. Orange dust jacket. View more info

Patriot and Hero a Story of the Maccabean Times

By: A. J. Chuch and Richmond Seeley

Price: £47.71

Publisher: 38 Great Russell St, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11581

Condition: Fine


1914 Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book Condition; Fine Pictorial Cloth, with Jewish soldiers fighting soldiers on top of an elephant. All pages very clean, pages slightly age toned, 372pp binding tight, illustrated by John Jellicoe The Hope of Israel. Originally published under the title "The Hammer" View more info

Cyril Ashley a Tale

By: A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Tucker)

Price: £12.15

Publisher: Paternoster House, T. Nelson & Sons: 1882

Seller ID: 11894

Condition: Very Good


1882 Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Brown Decorative Cloth frontispiece and vignette title page. Spine, ends rubbed, corners bumped. First few pages foxed, else very occasional foxing. Previous owners name on pastedown, inscription on endpaper dated 1896. 264 pages, 9 pages publishers catalogue. View more info

The Mother's Recompense

By: Aguilar Grace

Price: £10.53

Publisher: 106, 108, 110, Tabernacle Street, Richard Edward King:

Seller ID: 11923

Condition: Good


Not dated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green cloth, Spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, pages age toned, 1 page loose, prev owners name on half title page. 532 pages. View more info

Old Saint Paul's

By: Ainsworth, W. H.

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 10926

Condition: Good


Size 6¼" x 4", 576 pages. Not dated c.1920's. Navy blue textured cloth covered boards with stamped titles and ornate decoration on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition good, corners and edges rubbed, spine faded, a little sporadic spotting esp prelims and ends else contents generally clean. Ornate title page and frontispiece illustration "Bloundel threw himself upon the earl and hurled him to the ground." View more info

Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance.

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: £68.17

Publisher: Great Marborough Street, Henry Colburn: 1844

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 12019

Condition: Very Good


Green Half Calf - Marbled Boards, 5 raised bands, engaved title page & printed title page. illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Jonannot, with designs on wood by W. A. Delamotte. Spine faded, corners slightly bumped, bands, engaved title page spotted, some very light scatterd spotting. All pages in very Very Good condition. 322pp including index. View more info

These Demented Lands.

By: Alan Warner

Price: £7.70

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: First Edition First Impression

Seller ID: 13448

ISBN: 0224041967

Condition: Near Fine


1997 First Edition, first impression, with the number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5.25", 215 pages. Paperback with sepia photographic cover. Condition very good-near fine, corners slightly rubbed and slightly creased, else fine, contents very clean. View more info

The Power House

By: Alex Comfort

Price: £4.05

Publisher: London, Reader's Union. George Routledge and Sons: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10366

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½" x 4¾", 322 pages. With full page frontispiece photograph of the author. Yellow cloth covered boards with black titles to the spine. Condition very good, front cover slightly grubby, else fine. View more info

Image for The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

By: Allan Ramsay

Price: £61.34

Publisher: London, Printed for John Donaldson, Corner of Arundel Street, No. 195 Strand: 1775

Seller ID: 13467

Condition: Good


Printed in London in 1775. Size 8" x 5", 132 pages including the glossary. Blue paper covered boards with olive green buckram spine section. Condition good, the book has at some point been rebound with new endpapers, corners and edges rubbed, with a small vignette engraving tipped on to front free endpaper as a frontispiece, with stamps of "jolly beggar's tam o'shanter" to front pastedown and also one stamp to page 9 of the preliminary dedication to the Countess of Eglington, first few pages dust soiled a few occasional tiny spots here and there, other than this the contents ar... View more info

My Friend's Book

By: Anatole France, Translated by J. Lewis May

Price: £4.86

Publisher: Published: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited: 1924

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10163

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth covered boards decorated with ornate blind stamped borders, titles and vignette of Anatole France. Gilt titles to spine. Size 7 1/2" x 5", 296 pages. Green vignette of Anatole France on front and rear end papers. Condition very good, clean complete and intact inside, boards a little grubby but virtually no wear at all. View more info

Dorothea Kirke

By: Annie S. Swan

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London, Wright & Brown Limited:

Seller ID: 00016

Condition: Good


Not dated. Size 7.5 "x 5", 223 pages, red cloth boards with title and author stamped in black on the spine, some fading to spine, pastedowns and endpapers in good condition with very slight foxing to a few pages, no dustjacket. View more info

A Bitter Debt. a Tale of the Black Country

By: Annie S. Swan (Mrs Burnett-Smith)

Price: £47.71

Publisher: Paternoster House, Hutchinson & Co:

Seller ID: 11905

Condition: Good


8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue Pictorial boards, a.e.g. frontis, head-pieces and illuminated capitals. Spine faded, corners bumped, endpapers darkened, some spotting to first few pages, prize label on pastedpwn dated 1901. 381 pages View more info

I Will Repay: A Story of the Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: £13.64

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1938

Edition: Thirtieth Edition

Seller ID: 11377

Condition: Very Good


1938 thirtieth edition. Size 7" x 4.5", 256 pages. Red cloth with blind H&S and lines to the front cover and black titles to the spine, top page edge red, red pastedowns and endpapers. Yellow dustjacket with soldier illustration. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine and cover edges toned, contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners and edges slightly rubbed, a little toned, spine toned, not clipped, price on spine 2'- net. A Scarlet Pimpernel story. View more info

Quality Street, A Comedy in Four Acts,

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: £20.45

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11978

Condition: Very Good


Blue Decorative Cloth, with 22 color plates by Thomson, each protected by tissue with a black and white drawing. Spine faded, ends rubbed, small tear in top of spine. Prelims foxed, scattered light spotting not affecting plates. `198 pages in very good condition. Previous owners name on endpaper. View more info

The Sleepless Moon

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: £4.05

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1957

Seller ID: 10462

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½" x 4¾" 320 pages. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt titles on a navy blue panel on the spine. Condition very good, covers slightly worn, else fine, contents clean, complete, intact View more info

La Terre Qui Meurt

By: Bazin, Rene

Price: £12.39

Publisher: Paris, Publisher: Calmann Levy:

Seller ID: 10035

Condition: Good


No Date. Condition Good. No Jacket. Size 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Cover, Three-Quarter Green Leather. Green Leather Spine. Raised bands on spine, little flowers stamped into the sections in between. Green marbled end papers, gilt edges, nice solid book. Minor wear to outer edges, clean internally. 336 pages. French text. View more info

The Children Grow Up

By: Beatrice Kean Seymour

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00041

Condition: Very Good


Size 7" x 5", 326 pages. Dustjacket v poor and in two parts with part of the side missing, pastedowns and endpapers good, pages clean with no marks, large family tree pull out of the characters. View more info

The Day That Changed the World

By: Begbie, Harold (as the Man Who Was Warned)

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 11979

Condition: Very Good


Not dated, c.1912. Size 12mo. Blue cloth. Spine ends rubbed, light scatterd foxing. 289pp all in Very Good condition. View more info

Winding Road, A Novel

By: Bell, Neil

Price: £14.99

Publisher: 48 Pall Mall, Published: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10201

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth bound boards with gilt titles to the spine. The Dustjacket is a cream colour, with an illustration by J Z Atkinson on the front. The spine of the dustjacket has the title and a smaller version of the illustration from the front, and the back has a publisher's advertisement. Size Octavo, 8½" x 6", 639 pages. Dustjacket condition very good/near fine, not clipped. slight fraying to bottom edge, tiny loss to top right corner, and slight age discolouration. Book condition Near Fine, slight rubbing to bottom edge, else no wear. 1934 First Edition, with dustjacket. Also found ins... View more info