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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

Christmas Stories, Containing John Wildgoose The Poacher, The Smuggler And Good Nature; Or, Parish Matters

By: Berens, Edward

Price: £23.85

Publisher: Printed for J G & F Rivington: 1835

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 12074

Condition: Poor


Original Paper Boards with illustrations by George Cruikshank. Boards worn, with front joint cracked at bottom, corners rubbed & very worn, covers grubby. Inner joint cracked, scattered spotting, pages sl. age toned. Lacks rear end papers.159pp in Fair condition. View more info

Hudibras, in Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended. With Large Annotations and a Preface, By Zachary Grey, LL.D. Adorn'd with a New Set of Cuts

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £269.24

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge: Printed By J. Bentham, Printer to the University, for W. Innes, A. Ward, Mess. J. And P. Knapton, D. Browne, S. Birt, T. Longman, T. Woodward...: 1744

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11248

Condition: Near Fine


1744 The First Edition of Zachary Grey's Huibras with William Hogarth's plates engraved to a very high standard by J. Mynde. Size 9.25" x 5.75" Rebound in 19th century Crimson morocco with crimson leather spine section. Five raised bands to the spines with gilt lines, titles and volume numbers. Gilt page edges. Condition near fine, clean tight and tidy binding, old owner's name, C.W. Adams in margin of title pages, bookplate on verso of title page in Volume II "Mens Conscia Recti", else nice and clean inside. Three parts in two volumes. Volume I, 424 pages plus index. Volume II... View more info

The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels

By: By Thomas Ingoldsby Esquire (Rev. Richard Harris Barham.)

Price: £13.28

Publisher: London, New York, and Melbourne, Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 10110

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with reproduction of the original steel engravings by Leech and Cruikshank. Frontispiece of the author opposite the fancy title page. Cover dark green with gilt title to the spine. Condition Very Good, clean, complete and intact inside, foxing only to very last page. Boards clean, fading to edge only. Size 7½" x 5¼" 426 pages. All illustrations present and in fine condition. View more info

The Vision: Or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri. Authors Corrected Edition

By: Dante Alighieri; translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary

Price: £5.67

Publisher: York St, Covent Garden, Bell & Daldy: 1869

Seller ID: 12062

Condition: Good


Brown cloth Tissue-guared frontispiece. Spine faded, spine ends worn , corners bumped. Foxing to prelims, title page darkened, Signature of H. E. Goodson of Royal College of Science London on pastedown with his notes on endpaper. Top edge untrimmed. 188pp, plus Index. View more info

Stories of the Faerie Queene Retold From Spenser

By: Dawson, Lawrence H. (Illustrated by Gertrude Demain Hammond R.I.)

Price: £18.41

Publisher: Published: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10056

Condition: Good


Size 12mo large 7 5/8" x 5 5/8". Book condition Very Good/Good, No Jacket. Quarter morocco on green decorated covers. Gilt title and decorations to spine. Inside clean and complete. 234 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's adverts at rear. Illustrated with 16 full page mono plate illustrations paintings by Gertrude Demain Hammond R.I. View more info

Nicholas Nickleby

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £9.40

Publisher: Published: London Chapman & Hall, Henrietta St. Covent Garden: 1918

Seller ID: 10140

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth covered boards with black stamped border and fancy CD emblem to front cover. Decorative titles stamped in black to the spine. Illustrated pastedowns and endpapers "The popular edition" Second reprint of the first edition. With a highly decorative engraved title page and frontispiece "Nicholas starts for Yorkshire" Size 7" x 4 1/2". 843 pages. In Very Good / Near Fine condition, slight wear to very edge of spine. View more info

Humour of Pickwick

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, Siegle, Hill & Co.:

Seller ID: 10541

Condition: Very Good


Size 3¾" x 2¼", 102 pages. Not dated. Compiled by B. W. Matz, one of the Langham Booklets. Condition very good, the spine is a little rubbed, gilt on spine a little worn, spot in top margin 2 pages else contents clean, complete, intact. Soft brown suede cover with gilt titles on the spine, all page edges gilt, with marbled pastedowns and endpapers. A charming, tiny little book. View more info

Our Mutual Friend

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £10.53

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 11539

Condition: Good


London: Collins Clear Type Press. Not dated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated 1917. Red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, burgundy pastedowns and endpapers. Condition good, corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly faded, front board a little loose, gift inscription on front endpaper else contents clean. With 2 frontispieces 1 colour and 1 black and white, decorative and printed title pages and ilustrations by Arthur A. Dixon. View more info

David Copperfield

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London & Edinburgh and New York, Thomas Nelson and Sons:

Seller ID: 11540

Condition: Good


Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, Edinburgh and New York, 1903. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall, Book Condition:good,2volumes.vol 1 gold lettering to spine,spine sunned,pages yellowing.vol 2 black lettering to spine ,pages yellowing View more info

Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Walter Scott:

Seller ID: 11543

Condition: Very Good


Walter Scott London undated. Book Condition very good. Green cloth with Black spine gilt title and floral decoration all pages clean Gilt page edge 525pp View more info

Oliver Twist

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £6.89

Publisher: London, Dean & Son, Ltd:

Seller ID: 11545

Condition: Very Good


Not dated. Dean & Son, Ltd, yellow cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; Book condition Very Good prev owners name on in side.pages aged toned, 248pp. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 5mm piece missing from top of spine, corners slighly bumped View more info

Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Dean & Son, Ltd:

Seller ID: 11546

Condition: Fine


Red cloth,Hard Cover,12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.Book Condition: fine red cloth,prev owner name & address on end paper 247pp:Jacket condition good, small repaired rip on top cover,top of spine scuffed, not dated. View more info

Reprinted Pieces

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £6.89

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 11553

Condition: Good


London, Collins Clear Type Press. Size 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Red cloth with gilt signature on front cover and gilt titles and leaf pattern on spine; red silk-ribbon bookmark; Book Condition good spine slightly sunned, illustrated wth Dickens characters. 406pp pages yellowing. No date but signed 1915. View more info

Dealings With the Firm of Dombey and Son Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £102.24

Publisher: 11 Bouverie Street Printers Whitefriars, Bradbury & Evans: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11867

Condition: Good


First Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Half-Leather half marbled boards, elaborately tooled gilt design on spine with 5 raised bands. 12 line errata slip after list of 40 plates including. uncorrected "capatin" page 324 last line, lines 5 and 6 from bottom of page 284 have "delight" instead of "joy." . engraved title page lacking frontis. Book Condition: Good, corners bumped, marbled boards scratched. Title page heavily foxed, plates heavily foxed at edges. inner joints cracked. 624 pages View more info

G. B. S. 90. Aspects of George Bernard Shaw's Life and Work

By: Edited by S. Winsten

Price: £24.99

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10621

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 9¼" x 6" 200 pages. Crimson cloth covered boards with gilt profile of George Bernard Shaw on the front cover and gilt title panel on the spine. Frontispiece colour portrait of Shaw and preliminary page with reproductions of the contributors' signatures wishing Shaw a happy 90th birthday. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, cover slightly grubby, gilt on spine a bit worn, contents nice and clean. A 90th birthday tribute to Shaw including contributions by Lord Dunsany, T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, John Mase... View more info

Romola

By: Eliot, George

Price: £10.13

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons:

Seller ID: 11316

Condition: Very Good


Not dated. Half-title states Novels of George Eliot, Vol VI. Romola. Size 8" x 5", 504 pages. Green buckram with gilt titles to the front cover and spine. Condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed, few spots to page edges, prelims and ends, prize label removed from front pastedown, a few sporadic marginal spots else contents clean. View more info

The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver. The Temple Classics Edited By Israel Gollancz M.A.

Price: £12.39

Publisher: Aldine House, London, W.C., J. M. Dent and Co:: 1904

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 10513

Condition: Near Fine


Size 6" x 3¾", 253 pages including notes. Condition near fine, front and back covers slightly rubbed, contents fine, very clean, binding nice and tight. Olive green soft leather cover with ornate gilt owl design on the front cover and ornate gilt titles on the spine. Top page edge gilt, with red book mark ribbon attached. Front pastedown illustrated with memorial to Oliver Goldsmith, gift inscription on front free end paper. Half title printed in red and black "The Temple Classics Edited By Israel Gollancz M.A." Lovely frontispiece engraving of Goldsmith's House, protected by ... View more info

The Return of the Native

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: £9.72

Publisher: St Martin's Street, London, MacMillan and Co. Limited: 1914

Seller ID: 10015

Condition: Very Good


MacMillan's Pocket Hardy. Volume 5 of The Wessex Novels. Reprint. Very good condition including the full page map of Wessex at the back of the book. Dark maroon boards with fancy gilt design and title to front and stamped design on spine. No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

Under the Greenwood Tree

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11153

Condition: Very Good


Size 6" x 4½", 256 pages. Red cloth with stamped emblem on the front cover and gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Decorative title page and facing frontis with portrait of Hardy and ornate thick foliage border. The Kings Treasures of Literature series. General Editor Sir A.T. Quiller Couch. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, a little loose, spine a little faded, prelims and ends slightly brown, few pencil marks, else contents clean. View more info