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Preludes & Studies

By: Dent, Alan

Price: £32.56

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co. Ltd: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10777

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 1942 First Edition. Size 8½" x 5½", 251 pages including index. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover and spine grubby, spine faded, corners and edges rubbed, contents clean. View more info

Loci Critici. Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice from Aristotle Downwards. Selected, Partly Translated, and Arranged with Notes...

By: George Saintsbury, M.A. Oxon... Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in the University of Edinburgh

Price: £23.85

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Atlanta, Dallas, Ginn and Company: 1931

Seller ID: 13259

Condition: Very Good


1931 Edition. Size Octavo, 8.25" x 5.25", 439 pages including index. Recently professionally rebound in green half leather over green hard cover boards. With five raised bands to the spine, with gilt border lines, and gilt titles in the second and fourth compartments, new endpapers. Condition very good, the binding is in fine condition, internally, quite a few ms notes in the margins and underlining, mainly in pencil, other than this the pages are very clean throughout. A Scholarly work. Literary Criticism. Attractive on any bookshelf now rebound in green half leather and gilt. View more info

Loci Critici. Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice from Aristotle Downwards. Selected, Partly Translated, and Arranged with Notes...

By: George Saintsbury, M.A. Oxon... Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in the University of Edinburgh

Price: £23.85

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Atlanta, Dallas, Ginn and Company: 1931

Seller ID: 13262

Condition: Very Good


1931 Edition. Size Octavo, 8.25" x 5.25", 439 pages including index. Recently professionally rebound in green half leather over green hard cover boards. With five raised bands to the spine, with gilt border lines, and gilt titles in the second and fourth compartments, new endpapers. Condition very good, the binding is in fine condition, internally, quite a few ms notes in the margins and underlining, mainly in pencil, other than this the pages are very clean throughout. A Scholarly work. Literary Criticism. Attractive on any bookshelf now rebound in green half leather and gilt. View more info

Bernard Shaw. Volume I. 1856-1898 The Search for Love

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: £29.54

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1988

Seller ID: 10792

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 9½" x 6¼", 486 pages including acknowledgements and index. Black cloth covered boards with Bernard Shaw's signature in gilt on the front cover and gilt titles on a green panel on the spine. Dustjacket with black and white photograph of Shaw. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges ever so slightly rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, ever so slightly grubby, price clipped, else fine. View more info

The Writing of English

By: Mais, S. P. B.

Price: £37.87

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10774

Condition: Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Hayley Bell (Mary Mills) 1935. Size 7½" x 4¾", 258 pages including index. Navy blue cloth covered boards with S. P. B. Mais' signature in gilt on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition good/very good, cover and spine grubby, spine faded, corners, edges and spine edges rubbed, contents clean. View more info

Len Deighton An Annotated Bibliography 1954-1985. Limited Edition. Signed By Len Deighton. And Also Inscribed By Edward Milward-Oliver.

By: Milward-Oliver, Edward. Symons, Julian (Foreword) [Deighton, Len]

Price: £86.06

Publisher: London, The Sammler Press: 1985

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 013563

ISBN: 0948368004

Condition: Fine


1985 First Edition. Limited Edition, Signed And Numbered By Len Deighton. Size Octavo, 8.75" X 5.5", 64 Pages. Black Hard Cover With Silver Titles To The Spine, Red Paste-Downs And End-Papers. Black Dust Jacket With White Titles And Black And White Photograph Of A Gun, A Bullet And A Cup Of Coffee, From The Original Ipcress File Dust Jacket. Book Condition Fine, The Book Is In Pristine Condition Inside And Out. Dust Jacket Condition Fine. The Dust Jacket Is Also In Fine Condition, Not Clipped, And Protected In A Mylar Sleeve. The First, And A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography Of All... View more info

Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1909

Edition: Fine Paper Edition

Seller ID: 10293

Condition: Very Good


Size 6¼" x 4" 193 pages. Dark Green cloth covered boards with blind stamped emblem and titles to the front cover, gilt titles and gilt repeat pattern to the spine. Top page edge gilt, green floral design on pastedowns and endpapers. Condition Good / Very good, some fading/staining to front cover, small neat owners name on front free endpaper, contents very clean and binding sound. Title page printed in Red and Black. Fine Paper Edition View more info

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

By: Ward, Maisie

Price: £33.32

Publisher: London, Sheed & Ward: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10698

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 1945 Second edition, reprinted. Size 8¾" x 5½", 576 pages including index, Orange cloth covered boards with GK Chesterton's signature in gilt on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, else fine, contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, repaired tear front section, edges frayed, spine grubby and a little faded, not price clipped, price 21s. net. View more info