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Peckover; The Abbotscourt Papers 1904 - 1931; illustrated by Reginald Savage.

By: ASHBEE, C.R.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Printed at the Curwen Press and published by The Astolat Press, 1932.:

Seller ID: 32839


1st Edition, Large 4to. pp. xi, 268. Original vellum backed patterned boards. A little light fingering otherwise Very Good. There were 350 copies printed, this number 72 WITH A FINE PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR AND HIS WIFE "For Anne Barnicott with all good wishes from the Author C.R. Ashbee [and in another hand] & Janet Ashbee February 1934." View more info

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Guida a The Rake's Progress (Carriera d'un Libretto).

By: AUDEN. W.H.

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: Venice: Arti Grafiche, [1951]:

Seller ID: 37672


8vo. pp. 39, [4], 8 plates. Loose in the original printed wrappers with chipped dust wrapper. Issued to commemorate the 1st world performance 11th September, 1951. Dated "Venezia 11. Sett. 51" and signed by the major collaborators of the work: W.H. Auden [librettist], Igor Stravinsky [composer], Carl Ebert [producer], Chester Kallman [librettist and translator] and Ferdinando Ballo [Director of the XIV Venice Festival of Contemporary Music at which the opera ... View more info

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Sense and Sensibility.

By: AUSTEN, Jane

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley, 1853.:

Seller ID: 38749


Small 8vo. pp. xv, 331; engraved frontispiece. Contemporary calf, rebacked with original spine laid down, all edges gilt. Frintispiece a little stained otherwise Very Good. A volume in the Bentley Standard Novels series. View more info

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Avondale of Avondale. A Political Romance.

By: BARRE, Uttere

Price: £950.00

Publisher: Remington and Co., 1877.:

Seller ID: 38747


1st Edition. 3 volumes. 8vo. pp. [6], 331: 316: 309. Original orange cloth, stamped in black. A little rubbed but generally a Fine set. Presentation copy with an extensive inscription to C.G. Boxall of Temple. The author’s only book. View more info

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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. [The Kelmscott Chaucer Facsimile Edition].

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Folio Society, 2002.:

Seller ID: 39497


Folio. pp. [4], iv, 552, [4]. Full cream goatskin by Smith Settle after an original design on a copy bound by T.J. Cobden-Sandserson at the Doves Bindery in 1900. In the original blue cloth solander box which is a little bruised, containing the booklet essay by William S. Peterson. Number 165 of 1010 copies. Originally published by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press in 1896, this is without doubt one of the finest examples of printing and this excellent facsimile do... View more info

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The Children’s Isle.

By: DE GENLIS, Madame [Félicité]

Price: £250.00

Publisher: William Darton, c. 1840.:

Seller ID: 38744


1st Edition [?]. 12mo. pp. 72; frontispiece and 2 plates. The frontispiece crudely hand coloured. Original yellow printed stiff paper wrappers. Old tape repair to the spine, some staining to plates, front end paper removed and the whole a little shaken. This, the presumed 1st English translation, is rare; no copies are located in the U.K. and only the U.C.L.A. copy in the U.S.A. A later edition [c. 1869]. Madame de Genlis was a French writer and educationalist who coun... View more info

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, 1839.:

Seller ID: 36444


8vo. pp. xvi. 624. Illustrations by Phiz. Very Good in brown cloth boards. From original parts, two wrappers bound in. Inner joints and spine repaired. Gilt motif to front board. Spine and boards rubbed. literature View more info

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The Slave Captain; a Legend of Liverpool.

By: DIGNAN, John

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Liverpool: John Dignan, 1847.:

Seller ID: 38748


8vo. pp. 288; double page plate (loose). Original blind stamped cloth, soiled and with a short split to the head of the spine, but generally Very Good. A scarce local novel. Topography View more info

Andrew Marvell 1621 - 1678: Tercentenary Tributes, edited by Wm. H. Bagguley.

By: ELIOT, T.H. contributes

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1922.:

Seller ID: 22206


Very Good in very slightly rubbed and chipped dust wrapper. Other contributors include Augustine Birrell, Cyril Falls, Edmund Gosse, and H.J. Massingham. 15 page essay by Eliot. Modern First Editions View more info

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Under the Downs.

By: GILLIAT, Edward

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882.:

Seller ID: 39485


1st Edition. 3 volumes. pp. 303: 336: 315. Original blind stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spines. Some minor restoration to the inner joints, but a nice set of an uncommon 3 decker. View more info

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The Rural Life of England.

By: HOWITT, William

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1838.:

Seller ID: 38751


1st Edition. 2 volumes. 8vo. pp. xx, 396: xii, 386, [16, publisher’s adverts]; illustrations in the text. Full green calf by Riviere, spine gilt, original cloth spine and covers preserved at the rear of each volume. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Together With The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. New Editions with Notes and Appendices by Alexander Napier. [4 volumes] [WITH] Johnsoniana. Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson LL.D. by Mrs Piozzi, Richard Cumberland, Bishop Percy and Others; Together With the Diary of Dr. Campbell and Extracts From That of Madame D'Arblay, Newly Collected and Edited by Robina Napier. [1 volume]

By: JOHNSON, James

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: George Bell and Sons, 1884.:

Seller ID: 33524


5 volumes, complete. Large 8vo. pp. lv. 581, [1, errate]: x, [1], 569: ix, [1], 563: xiii, [1], 467, [1]: xi, [1], 432: illustrations on India paper. LARGE PAPER COPY Limited to 104 sets, each volumes numbered 26 and signed by the printer Charles Whittingham & Co. Very handsome contemporary half brown crushed morocco by Henderson & Bisset. Top edges gilt, some light foxing throughout otherwise a Fine set. View more info

Cecil Collins The Visions of the Fool and other writings.

By: KEEBLE Brian - editor

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Golgonooza Press, 2002.:

Seller ID: 21407


Signed by the editor. Small 4to. pp. 239. Illustrations. Fine, in dust jacket. art View more info

Reference Back: Philip Larkin’s Uncollected Jazz Writings 1940 - 84, edited by Richard Palmer and John White, with a foreword by Alan Plater.

By: LARKIN, Philip

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hull: Hull University Press, 1999.:

Seller ID: 38621


8vo. pp. xi, 170, [19]. Fine in dust wrapper. View more info

‘A Lifted Study-Storehouse’ The Brynmor Jones Library 1929-1979, updated to 1985 with an appreciation of Philip Larkin as Librarian by Maeve Brennan

By: LARKIN, Philip and BRENNAN, Maeve

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hull: Hull University Press, 1987.:

Seller ID: 10103


8vo. pp. 50; illustrations. Wrappers, Fine. Originally published in 1979, this is the 2nd edition. View more info

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A Season in Hell. Done into English with an Introduction by George Frederic Lees.

By: RIMBAUD, Arthur

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Paris: The Palais-royal Book Shop, [1932]:

Seller ID: 38327


1st English Translation of this prose poem. Original cloth a little spotted otherwise Very Good. Number 496 of 600 numbered copies. View more info

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The Cant of Science and Other Tales.

By: RUSSELL, James Matthias

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Manchester: Tubbs and Brook, [1871]:

Seller ID: 38741


Small 8vo. pp. 201. A little light foxing otherwise a Fine copy in original blind stamped cloth. The author’s first book. View more info

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Verses.

By: SHARPLEY, Stella and SHARPLEY, Hugo

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Printed for private circulation, 1929.:

Seller ID: 38745


Small 8vo. pp. 58. Wrappers, Very Good. Stella Sharpley is known as a minor war poet for her poem ‘Mariana in War-time.’ View more info

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Letters From Percy Bysshe Shelley to J.H. Leigh Hunt. Edited by Thomas J. Wise.

By: SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, 1894.:

Seller ID: 37649


2 volumes. pp. ix, [1], 74, [colophon of The Ashley Library]; vii, 69, [blank], [colophon of The Ashley Library]. Original cloth, bevelled boards, spine gilt. Gilt a little dull otherwise a Fine set. Only thirty copies were printed. This copy is inscribed by the editor on the half title of volume one "To Henry Norman With kindest regards from Thos. J. Wise 7/iv/95." View more info

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Early Habits; or, the Effects of Attention and Neglect: Exemplified in the History of Master Thomas Towardley, and Laurence Lacey, Alias Lazy.

By: SULLIVAN, W.F.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Whittingham and Arliss, 1816.:

Seller ID: 38743


12mo. pp. 127, [2, publisher’s adverts]; 2 hand coloured full page plates. Contemporary [original?] sheep backed marbled boards. A little light spotting but a Very Good copy. View more info