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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

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 "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

Image for 52 Stories of Life and Adventure for Boys. Illustrated.

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 Fifty-Two Stories of Duty and Daring for Boys. Illustrated.

52 Fifty-Two Stories of Duty and Daring for Boys. Illustrated.

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

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. n.d. 1900 7th thou:

Seller ID: 75995


Tall 8vo. (8x5 ins) In blue bevelled edge pictorial cloth covered hardback with gilt and illustrated design to spine and front. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Cloth a little faded with rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Prize bookplate to front dated 1912. One or two very minor handling marks else a very nice clean and tight copy. 452pp; cat.2pp; 5 plates. Authors include: G.A.HENTY, G.Manville Fenn, D.Kerr, Grace Stebbing, and many others. View more info

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

“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

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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 Comic History of England. Illustrated with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts. by John Leech. Two Volumes.

The Comic History of England. Illustrated with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts. by John Leech. Two Volumes.

By: A’BECKETT, GILBERT:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Bradury, Agnew & Co. Ltd. ca1903.:

Seller ID: 77838


2 vols. Hardback, size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Half bound in green morocco leather to spines and corners and marbled paper covered boards. With gilt lettering, decoration, and raised banding to spines. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some rubbing to edges. Small nicks to ends of spines. Spines faded. Stamp “Estes & Lauriat, Boston” to edge of front endpaper, paperclip mark to front endpapers... View more info

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

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