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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

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

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

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

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 Broken Heart; or, the Village Bridal

By: Bennett, Mrs Mary

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, W. Nicholson & Sons:

Seller ID: 12138

Condition: Good


Blue Decorative Cloth, coloured frontis, decorated endpapers. Spine rubbed, corners bumped, a few finger marks, pages sl. age toned. 380pp, 6pp publisher's catalogue. View more info

De Foix: or, Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Fourteenth Century. A Historical Romance

By: Bray, Mrs Anna Eliza

Price: £51.12

Publisher: Paternoster-Row, Published: London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1845

Seller ID: 10076

Condition: Good


A New Edition, Revised and Corrected by the Author. Size 12mo 7" x 4 1/2" 372 pages. Bound in Dark Green stamped embossed cloth. There is ornate blind stamping to the front and back covers. There is a central title piece design on the front cover embossed in a gilt design with knight's helmet, shield, axe, pike etc. The spine is also embossed in gilt. The title appears in a shield, there is also a spear. The spine has aged somewhat, the and back boards are in good condition. Frontispiece engraving of "The Lady Jane of Bolougne presenting the Scarf to Sir Equitan" followed by a ... View more info

English Saga 1840-1940.

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11009

Condition: Very Good


1947 First Edition, fourteenth impression. Size 8¾" x 5½", 340 pages. Purple cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges very slightly rubbed, gilt on spine a little dull, few spots to page edges else contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, spine slightly grubby, slightly faded, else fine, not price clipped, price 12s. 6d. net. Book Society Choice. View more info

A Lady of Quality: Being a Most Curious Hitherto Unknown History, as Related By Mr. Isaac Bickerstaff But Not Presented to the World of Fashion Through the Pages of The Tatler, and Now for the First time Written Down.

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.:

Edition: Twenty Second Thousand

Seller ID: 11355

Condition: Very Good


Not dated, twenty second thousand, c.1896/1897. Size 7.75" x 5", 368 pages. Green cloth with gilt titles and blind "Frances Hodgson Burnett" and floral decoration to the front cover and spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine cloth a little ridged, contents clean. With tissue protected frontispiece. View more info

The Lady and the Unicorn

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Harpercollins: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013514

ISBN: 0007140908

Condition: Fine


2003 First Edition First Impression With The Number Line 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2. Red Hard Cover With Gilt Titles To The Spine, Illustrated Endpapers, Illustrated Dust Jacket. Book Condition Fine. Dust Jacket Condition Fine, Not Price-Clipped. Historical Romance Set In Fifteenth Century France, From The Author Of The Girl With The Pearl Earring. View more info

Sainte Colline

By: Chevallier, Gabriel. Translated By Jocelyn Godefroi

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Readers Union By Arrangement with Secker and Warburg: 1948

Seller ID: 10416

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½" x 4¾" 285 pages. Burgundy cloth covered boards with white stamped titles and blue stamped logo on the spine. Cream patterned dustjacket with red titles. Book condition very good / near fine, cover tiny bit grubby, top and bottom of spine slightly bent, contents clean, complete, intact. Dustjacket condition very good, not clipped, couple of tiny nicks, else fine. View more info

hugh crichton's Romance

By: Christabel R. coleridge

Price: £68.17

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11901

Condition: Good


1876, Second Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green Decorative Cloth. Book Condition, spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, and worn, cover a little bit grubby, scatterd foxing. 369 pages. plus 32 pages of MacMillan and Co catalogue of works in belles Letters, including poetry, fiction, etc. View more info

A Dinner of Herbs

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £4.05

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates, By Arrangement with William Heinemann Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 10890

Condition: Near Fine


Size 8" x 5", 610 pages. Green hard cover with gilt titles to the spine, illustrated dustjacket. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed. Dustjacket condition very good, spine faded, else fine. View more info

The Maltese Angel. Signed By Catherine Cookson

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £44.31

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12541

ISBN: 0593021320

Condition: Near Fine


1992 First Edition. Signed by Catherine Cookson on the bookplate of David E. Green M.B.E. Size 9.25" x 6", 480 pages. Green hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Conditin near fine, corners slightly rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, edges slightly creased else fine, not price clipped. From The Library of Captain David E. Green M.B.E. View more info

Go, Said the Bird. Signed By Geoffrey Cotterell

By: Cotterell, Geoffrey

Price: £45.44

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10593

Condition: Near Fine


Size 8" x 5¼" 380 pages. Brown cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. First Edition. Book condition near fine, corners and bottom edge of spine ever so slightly rubbed. Dustjacket condition near fine, very slight age darkening else fine, not price clipped. From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Personally inscribed to John and Mary Mills by Geoffrey Cotterell "For John and Mary Mills with all best wishes Geoffrey Cotterell" View more info

The Lovely Day

By: Dorothy Evelyn Smith

Price: £15.34

Publisher: London, Andrews Dakers Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11303

Condition: Very Good


1949 first edition. Size 7.5" x 5", 288 pages. Grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed, slightly toned, spine gilt a little dull, endpapers toned else contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners and edges esp spine rubbed, couple of small nicks, 2 repaired tears, else fine, nice and bright, not price clipped, price 10s 6d net. View more info

Olive Roscoe or the New Sister

By: E. Everett-Green

Price: £29.99

Publisher: London, Edinburgh, and New York, T. Nelson and Sons: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11576

Condition: Very Good


1896 First Edition T. Nelson and Sons. Size 7.5" x 5", 420 pages. Condition very good, corners and spine edges rubbed, 189- school prize label to front endpaper else fine, contents very clean. Blue/green decorative cloth with ornate gilt circles and titles and blind tooled pattern to front cover and spine, blind motif to back cover. All edges gilt, with black pastedowns and endpapers. With tissue-protected frontispiece and decorative title page, and printed title page. With eight illustrations. View more info

Shorter Poems of John Milton

By: Edited by B. A. Wright

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, St Martin's Press, Publisher: Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 10066

Condition: Fine


The Scholar's Library edition. 210 pages plus 2 pages of adverts. Bound in green cloth with gilt title to the spine. Fine condition. View more info

Wild Heritage

By: Elizabeth McNeill

Price: £5.67

Publisher: North Pomfret, Vermont, U.S.A., Trafalgar Square: 1995

Seller ID: 00074

ISBN: 1857976665

Condition: Poor


Size 6" x 9" tall. Blue cloth with titles to spine Book Condition Poor, No title page, library stamp on1st page. Dust Jacket Condition Very Good View more info

The Jade of Destiny

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd: 1949

Seller ID: 10038

Condition: Very Good


No date, c.1945. Hard cover, red cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket illustration by J. Morton Sale. Size 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Condition Very Good, Near Fine. Dust Jacket condition Very Good, Near Fine. Spine of jacket has browned slightly with age, small part missing from top. Front and back are Fine. Price intact (5/- Net) . The front cover has a black monogram JF, bottom right corner, and is surrounded by a double black border. The back cover is plain. A glowing romance of the days of Queen Elizabeth. This example is in excellent condition. View more info