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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

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

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

John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent, with an Introduction by Leonard Bacon

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Published: Readers Union, Oxford University Press: 1945

Seller ID: 10162

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth covered boards with titles stamped in white on the spine. Size 7 1/2" x 5" Published during the war to the authorized economy standard. Condition very good, slight fading to spine edges. View more info

Poems By Rupert Brooke

By: Brooke, Rupert

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, London: Sidgwick & Jackson Limited: 1920

Seller ID: 10550

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½" x 5", 94 pages. 27th impression. Dark brown suede soft cover with stamped tree design and stamped titles on the front cover, top pageedge gilt. Condition very good, top edge of spine a little tatty, corners slightly rubbed, contents complete, intact and clean. View more info

Moth and Rust. Together with Geoffrey's Wife and the Pitfall

By: Cholmondeley, Mary. Author of Red Pottage

Price: £36.80

Publisher: London, London. John Murray Albemarle Street: 1907

Edition: Re-issue

Seller ID: 10468

Condition: Good


Size 8" x 5" 312 pages plus publiser's advertisements. Title page printed in red and black. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and emblem and white wavy line frame on the front cover and gilt titles on the spine, rough cut page edges. Condition good, cover quite grubby, prize label on front endpaper, foxing on prelims but contents clean, complete, intact, binding sound. View more info

The Poetical Works of William Collins, The Aldine Edition of the British Poets

By: Collins, William

Price: £12.15

Publisher: Published: London, Bell and Daldy, York Street, Covent Garden:

Seller ID: 10145

Condition: Very Good


No date, c1856. Dark green cloth covered boards decorated with elaborate black stamping and gilt panel on front and gilt titles and more stamping to the spine. Condition Very good, rough cut page edges, minor wear to edges of spine only, endpapers slightly browned but texts all clean. Size 6 7/8" x 4 1/2" 102 pages. One of 52 volumes in the Aldine Edition of the British Poets series. View more info

Poems By William Cowper, Esq. Of the Inner Temple

By: Cowper, William, Esq.

Price: £44.31

Publisher: Chiswick, From the Press of C. Whittingham, College House. Sold By R. Jennings, Poultry, T. Tegg, Cheapside; A.k. Newman and Co., Leadenhall Street, London; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and Richard Griffin and Co. Glasgow.: 1821

Seller ID: 12965

Condition: Very Good


Printed in 1821. Complete in 2 volumes. Size 24mo, 5" x 3", 252 and 220 pages. Bound in full mid brown calf with gilt division bands to the spine with gilt titles on red morocco labels in the second and volume numbers on black morocco labels in the fourth compartments. Gilt Thistle motifs in the remaining compartments. Gilt hatched lines to the cover edges, marbled page edges. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, front hinges a little weak, internal condition near fine, the pages are very clean throughout with no foxing. Each volume contains an additional engraved title page,... View more info

Cowper's Minor Poems

By: Cowper, William, Esq.

Price: £25.90

Publisher: London, John Sharpe: 1825

Seller ID: 12972

Condition: Very Good


Printed in 1825. Size 6.5" x 3.75". Parts I and II complete in one Volume, 108 and 108 pages. Green half morocco over marbled boards. Five raised bands to the spine with gilt titles on red morocco label in the second and gilt flower and scroll decorations in the remaining compartments. Marbled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine sunned, light marginal foxing to titles else the contents are very clean and crisp throughout. Part I and Part II each with engraved title page with vignettes drawn by Richard Westall R.A. and engraved by C... 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

Collected Poems

By: Dobson, Austin

Price: £33.32

Publisher: London, London. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.: 1909

Edition: Eighth Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10624

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed Mary Hayley Bell (Mary Mills) Eighth edition. Size 7¾" x 5¼", 624 pages including notes. Blue cloth covered boards with Quarter navy leather to the corners and spine section. 5 raised bands to the spine with gilt titles in the second compartment. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Marbled pastedowns and endpapers. With frontispiece portrait photograph of Austin Dobson, title page printed in red and black. Condition very good, edges slightly rubbed, spine slightly faded, contents clean. View more info

The Poems of John Donne

By: Donne, John. Sir Herbert Grierson, Edited

Price: £24.61

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10686

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 7½" x 5", 404 pages including index. Navy blue cloth covered boards with Oxford University emblem blind stamped on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine, top page edge blue. Red dustjacket (protected) with white titles and woodcut of John Donne by David Gentleman. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges ever so slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, tiny repaired tear bottom front edge, else fine, protected, not price clipped, price 16s. net. View more info

Adam Bede

By: Eliot, George

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins' Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 10964

Condition: Good


Size 6" x 4", 564 pages. Not dated. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, burgundy pastedowns and endpapers. Condition good, corners and spine edges rubbed, covers grubby, spine slightly faded, small owner's inscription on front endpaper else contents clean. Attractive title page printed within red border. With black and white frontispiece illustration and further illustrations throughout by A. Pearse. View more info

Flavii Josephi Quae Reperiri Potuerunt, Opera Omnia Graece et Latine, Cum Notis & Nova Versione, Joannis Hudsoni ... Sigebertus Havercampus. - The Works of Flavius Josephus - Parallel Greek and Latin Text - 2 Volumes Complete

By: Flavii Josephi (Flavius Josephus) Joannis Hudsoni Sigebertus Havercampus

Price: £954.26

Publisher: Amstelaedami, Amstelaedami Apud. R. & G. Wetstenios, Lugd. Bat. (Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden)) Apud. Sam. Luchtmans, Ultrajecti (Utrecht) Jacobum Broedelet: 1726

Seller ID: 11665

Condition: Near Fine


Printed in 1726, complete in 2 Huge Elephant Folio Size Volumes, Size 16.5" x 10". Half leather binding, half black leather over navy cloth with gilt titles to each spine. Condition Near Fine/Very good, corners a little rubbed else binding sound. The internal condition is near fine, a few spots to half title, slight toning and a very few spots to a few pages, else contents clean. Many of the pages are unopened, still partially joined at the edge, I doubt this book has ever been read. Volume I with a sumptuous engraved frontispiece of a lady holding an Olive Branch surrounded by Gods an... View more info

The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray.

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £27.26

Publisher: London, John Sharpe: 1826

Seller ID: 10237

Condition: Very Good


Lovely B/W engraved title page, additional title page, 5 , engraved title and plates drawn by Richard Westall R.A. Engraved by W. Finden. Hardback with Red leather spine with title label. Minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, minimal spotting, slightly browned at edges. Size 7" x 4 1/4" 134 pages 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

The First Forty Nine Stories

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10305

Condition: Good


Size 8" x 5½" 414 pages. Burgundy textured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Condition good, slight rubbing to top corner and bottom edge of spine, join for front prelims and rear free end paper slightly tatty else internal condition very good / near fine. View more info

Fourteen Stories By Henry James

By: James, Henry. Selected By David Garnett

Price: £30.29

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10773

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. First Edition, third impression. Size 8¼" x 5¼", 473 pages. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, top page edge red. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, spine slightly faded, top page edge colour faded, else fine, contents clean. View more info

A First Series of Representative Russian Stories; Pushkin to Gorky

By: Lavrin, Janko; Selected, Edited and Introduction

Price: £37.87

Publisher: London, Westhouse: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10722

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8½" x 5¾", 239 pages. Black cloth covered boards with gold titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, spine ends faded, cover a little grubby, contents clean. Black and green frontispiece and title-pieces at the start of each story, in two black and green designed by R. A. Brandt. Authors include Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov and others. View more info

The Golden Legend

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Farringdon Street, Publisher: G. Routledge & Co: 1856

Seller ID: 10011

Condition: Good


Tan Coloured cloth bound boards. 235 pages. Condition, Good. Fading to text on cover, spine and back. Minor wear to ends of spine and corners. No Jacket. Publisher's advertisement on outer back cover for their works of The American Poets, complete edition. View more info