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Image for Collection of 4 Albums of Original Edwardian Photographs Ca 200 Foreign TRAVEL

Collection of 4 Albums of Original Edwardian Photographs Ca 200 Foreign TRAVEL

By: N/A

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: Unknown. No date Circa 1903 to 1914:

Seller ID: 79378


Hardback. Various sizes. 3 bound in blue cloth binding, 1 in half calf bound leather binding. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges. Inside generally clean & tight. Book One Ca 47 photos Photos included are, 11 of Cairo, 1 of The Nile, 1 Rhoda Island, 4 of Camels, 4 of Sphinx & Pyramids, I of Gibraltar, 3 of Capri Island, 5 of Boscotrecase in Italy, 2 of H.M Yacht, H.M.S Renown, H.M.S Terrible, 5 of H.M.S Mallard, 2 of H.M.S Boxer, H.M.S Lancster, H.M.S L... View more info

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Biggles Publisher’s pamphlet of Biggles books with prices.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. London. ca 1955:

Seller ID: 58089


Tall 8vo. With b/w illustration to front and portrait to back. In very good condition. Lateral crease. Ticks in blue ink against some of the titles. Else a clean copy. 4pp. Lists 43 Biggles titles and numbers, with prices and brief plot descriptions of many. View more info

Image for The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases. Vol I, Quotations; Vol II, Proverbs; Vol III, Word Origins. Second edition.

The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases. Vol I, Quotations; Vol II, Proverbs; Vol III, Word Origins. Second edition.

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: BCA 1993 Second edition.:

Seller ID: 71550


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth boards with gilt to maroon faux leather spine and front. In maroon hard card slip case. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight set. 3 volumes. With bi-columnar text throughout. Three volume set, on Quotations, who said what and where and when; Proverbs, origins and earliest examples in print; Word Origins, meanings and derivations. View more info

Image for The Ice-Maiden, A Novel. SIGNED.

The Ice-Maiden, A Novel. SIGNED.

By: "LADY FRIVOL":

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co. Ltd. 1903:

Seller ID: 78995


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Light green cloth with white lettering and design to front, gilt to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Spine darkened. Author’s inscription to front “With the author’s compliments and kindest regards, M.D.R.” Some dark foxing spots to pages else a tight copy. 215 + 8pp cat. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Robert Burns. Oxford Edition. Edited by J. Logie Robertson. In slipcase.

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns. Oxford Edition. Edited by J. Logie Robertson. In slipcase.

By: (BURNS)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1963 reprint:

Seller ID: 79493


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Red calf “lambskin” leather binding, gilt decoration to spine. Blind embossed decorative-paneled boards. Top page edges gilt. In blue slipcase. In very good near fine condition. An excellent clean tight copy. 635pp. View more info

Image for "Jack Archer". Complete in 25 parts in: THE UNION JACK. Vol.4 ( Oct.3,1882 - Sept.18, 1883). A Magazine of Healthy, Stirring Tales of Adventure by Land and Sea.  Edited by G.A. Henty.

"Jack Archer". Complete in 25 parts in: THE UNION JACK. Vol.4 ( Oct.3,1882 - Sept.18, 1883). A Magazine of Healthy, Stirring Tales of Adventure by Land and Sea. Edited by G.A. Henty.

By: (HENTY)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Griffith Farran... 1883.:

Seller ID: 78371


Tall 8vo. Red pict.cloth gt. Profusely ill.,incl. 6 very nice col.chromo. plates (one folds out). Many other b/w ills.; 832 pp. In good condition, some minor rubbing on edges, with a few tiny nicks ends of spine. Nice bright front cover. A few small marks on rear board. Lacks front endpaper. Inside some light foxing & a little light browning. 8 pages in one section are tatty on edges, with a number of tears. Else generally clean & tight. View more info

Image for "Half-Hours with Some of Our Writers: George A.Henty. In: YOUNG ENGLAND. An Illustrated Magazine.Vols.14.(pp.414 & 415).

"Half-Hours with Some of Our Writers: George A.Henty. In: YOUNG ENGLAND. An Illustrated Magazine.Vols.14.(pp.414 & 415).

By: (HENTY)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: "Young England" 1893.:

Seller ID: 78373


Tall 8vo; Brown cloth gt; Many b/w ills.& lg.fold out col.chromo.plate:"Westward to a New World". 572pp. In good condition. Extrem a bit rubbed. Inside hinges a little weak. Some light foxing, & a few small marks. One gap between gathering, causing those 4 pages to be a little rubbed on fore edge. Else generally clean & tight. Also :"A Day's Sight-Seeing in Hong-Kong", by Com.C.N.Robinson (5pp./ills.). View more info

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52 Stories of Life and Adventure for Boys. Illustrated.

By: (HENTY) MILES, A.H. (ed):

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. n.d. 1895 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75703


Tall 8vo. 8x5 ins. In brown bevelled cloth covers with illustrated design and gilt lettering to spine and front. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners bumped and extremeties rubbed. Neat inscription to front endpaper and top of title page. Some gaps between gatherings Else a very clean and tight copy. 450pp; cat.2pp; Numerous illustrations. Authors include: G.A.HENTY, G.Manville Fenn, H.Frith, A.E.Hooper, K.Munroe, D.Kerr, and many others. View more info

Image for 52 Stories of Life and Adventure for Boys. by G.A.Henty, G.Manville Fenn, Henry Frith, Albert E.Hooper, Kirk Munroe, Eliot McCormick, David Ker, and other writers. Eighth thousand.

52 Stories of Life and Adventure for Boys. by G.A.Henty, G.Manville Fenn, Henry Frith, Albert E.Hooper, Kirk Munroe, Eliot McCormick, David Ker, and other writers. Eighth thousand.

By: (HENTY) MILES, A.H.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. n.d. ca 1924.:

Seller ID: 64928


Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with white lettering and illustration to spine. Illustrated front. In good condition. Spine slightly faded. Handling marks to covers. neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1924. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 450pp. 2p cat. With b/w plates. Henty story, ‘Escape from Massacre’. Other authors include: G.Manville Fenn, H.Frith, A.E.Hooper, K.Munroe, D.Kerr, and many others. View more info

Image for “Sir Sala Jung and the Berars”. In: TINSLEY’S MAGAZINE. Vol. 18. XVII. From January to June 1876.

“Sir Sala Jung and the Berars”. In: TINSLEY’S MAGAZINE. Vol. 18. XVII. From January to June 1876.

By: (HENTY,G.A)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers, (Jan. - June.) 1876.:

Seller ID: 78697


Leather Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound maroon/purple calf leather to spine and corners, green pebbled cloth boards. Black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Panelled numbering. Raised and gilt banding. Marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded, edges and corners rubbed, some rubbing to boards and scratches to rear. Some foxing spots to front endpapers/title pg. A couple of very minor spots else inside pages all very clean and tight... View more info

Image for “Sir Sala Jung and the Berars”. In: TINSLEY’S MAGAZINE. Vol.18. (pp.617 - 626). Together with vol.19.

“Sir Sala Jung and the Berars”. In: TINSLEY’S MAGAZINE. Vol.18. (pp.617 - 626). Together with vol.19.

By: (HENTY,G.A)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Tinsley Brothers (Jan.-Dec.) 1876.:

Seller ID: 63913


2 vols.; In black half calf leather binding with marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Gilt to maroon morocco title labels on gilt decorated spines. Raised bands. In very good condition. Spines slightly rubbed. Boards slightly rubbed. Corners slightly bumped. Very clean and tight inside. 711, 708pp. Bi-columnar text. This story by G.A.Henty resulted from his tour in India. The 2 vols.include also: James Grant: Did She Love Him? (complete), and many other stories by variou... View more info

Image for Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome. Popular Edition.

Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome. Popular Edition.

By: (MACAULAY)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. 1885 Popular edition:

Seller ID: 77335


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Navy blue calf leather with elaborate gilt decoration on spine and board edges, and red morocco label. Marbled edges & endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and ends of spine rubbed, some minor rubbing to edges, a couple of small marks to boards. bookplate to front endpaper “Kate Hind, History Prize 1886.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. - Critical and historical essays contributed to the... View more info

Image for Gargantua and Pantagruel. Books 1 - 5. Translated into English by Sir T. Urquart and P. Le Motteux. With an introduction by C. Whibley. “The Tudor Translations XXIV, edited by W. E. Henley.” In Three Volumes.

Gargantua and Pantagruel. Books 1 - 5. Translated into English by Sir T. Urquart and P. Le Motteux. With an introduction by C. Whibley. “The Tudor Translations XXIV, edited by W. E. Henley.” In Three Volumes.

By: (RABELAIS) URQUHART: MOTTEUX: WHIBLEY: HENLEY:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt, 1900,:

Seller ID: 78712


3 vols. Hardback, 8 x 6 inches. Quarter bound red leather, red cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering, raised banding and decoration to spines. Grey endpapers. Top page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Some minor fading to spines. Slight rubbing to edges. A couple of very light marks to cloth. Binders stamps to endpapers “Katerands, Piccadilly.” Inside pages all very clean and tight. Excellent copies. 337 + 265 + 434pp. With decorative letterpieces. View more info

Image for The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated in to English Verse by Mr Dryden. In Three Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated in to English Verse by Mr Dryden. In Three Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

By: (VIRGIL) DRYDEN, MR.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jacob Tonson, 1721:

Seller ID: 79723


3 vols; Hardback, 6.5 x 4 inches. In full speckled calf leather bindings, raised and gilt banding to spines, with gilt numbering. Gilt paneled boards. Specked page edges. In very good conditions. Covers a little worn; edges rubbed, corners bumped, spines rubbed with a couple of small chips to ends. Hinges cracked on vols 1& 3 and starting on 2. Endpapers a little darkened, bookplate and neat inscriptions “Catharine Thistlethwayte” to fronts. At rear endpa... View more info

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The Girl in a Swing.

By: ADAMS, RICHARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Allen Lane. London. 1980 1st edition 2nd issue.:

Seller ID: 64428


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 397pp. A haunting and haunted tale set in the early 1970s of a passionate love affair with supernatural dimensions. View more info

Image for The Works of the Right Honourable JOSEPH ADDISON. With Notes By Richard Hurd, D.D.  (Lord Bishop of Worcester).

The Works of the Right Honourable JOSEPH ADDISON. With Notes By Richard Hurd, D.D. (Lord Bishop of Worcester).

By: ADDISON:

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Cadell & W. Davies 1811 (new ed.).:

Seller ID: 79492


6 volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 5 inches. In contemporary calf leather bindings with gilt lettering and raised and gilt banding to spines. Dark green endpapers. In very good conditions. Rebound in contemporary leather covers. Some minor tanning and fading to pages, some minor foxing spots to preliminary pages. Some offsetting against plates. Else very clean and tight copies. Lovely bindings. With portrait frontispiece in volume I, and 9 plates of Medals (7 in vol.1. &... View more info

Image for Nightly Deadshade. A Novel of Suspense with Dangerous Drugs and Jokes.

Nightly Deadshade. A Novel of Suspense with Dangerous Drugs and Jokes.

By: AIKEN, JOHN:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macmillan. London. 1971 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 55733


Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with black to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed to edges. Not price clipped). Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 160pp. Modern first edition. Most of the story takes place within the office/laboratory of the British Pharmaceutical Products Research Association, a place which the narrator (who works there) vies with contempt and distrust... View more info

Image for The Way of All the Earth. Poems. Translated by D.M.Thomas.

The Way of All the Earth. Poems. Translated by D.M.Thomas.

By: AKHMATOVA, ANNA:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Secker & Warburg. 1979 1st edition:

Seller ID: 65209


Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges with small creases and chips. Price clipped). Relevant newspaper clipping loose in front. Small mark to fore edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 96pp. Selection of Akhmatova’s poems, not previously available in English. View more info

Image for Catalogue de Livres Anciens Rares et Precieux. Poets Francais des XVIe et XVIIe Siecles... &c. &c... Provenant de la Bibliotheque.

Catalogue de Livres Anciens Rares et Precieux. Poets Francais des XVIe et XVIIe Siecles... &c. &c... Provenant de la Bibliotheque.

By: ALPHONSE WILLEMS, De Feu M.;

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire Henri Leclerc, 1914 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77538


Hardback, approx 10 x 6.5 inches. Half bound in grey cloth to spine and corners and marbled paper boards. Leather title label in gilt to spine. Bound with original paper covers. In very good condition, some minor rubbing to edges of boards, some minor darkening to cloth, spine label rubbed with small chips. Bookplate to endpaper “David Worth.” Later hard covers. Original paper covers bound inside (darkened). A couple of small spots and handling marks else pag... View more info

Image for Addressbook, Notebook. Containing Notable Dates Such as The Death of King George VI 1952. In Mauchline Ware Binding.

Addressbook, Notebook. Containing Notable Dates Such as The Death of King George VI 1952. In Mauchline Ware Binding.

By: ANDERSON Mrs. (attrib.);

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sussex. Unknown. n.d. circa 1950:

Seller ID: 76662


Hardback. Size approx 3.5 x 2.5 inches. Half bound in red leather to spine and varnished wooden ‘Mauchline Ware’ boards with illustrated vignette to front of ‘Derwentwater From Castle Hill.’ Decorative gilt detailing to inner edges of boards. Yellow endpapers. Ruled handwritten pages and Alphebetised sections. In very good condition. Boards very good but leather on spine is rubbed and partially split at front hinge. Front endpapers missing. Althou... View more info