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ALDINGTON, RICHARD
Soft Answers
Hamburg, The Albatross. 1935, First Edition Thus. Soft Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Copyright Edition stating 'Not to be introduced into the British Empire or the USA' Contains five stories: ''Yes Aunt': A Warning', 'Now Lies She There: An Elegy', 'Nobody's Baby: A Mystery Story', 'A Gentleman Of England: A Speculation', and 'Stepping Heavenward: A Record'. CONDITION Orange card wraps, spots to front D/W, rear leading edge corners lightly bumped. Very tight with clean text, in unworn DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 6451
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1702]
Keywords: Satyr, Essays, Short Stories

 
ALLDRITT, CHARLES
Worlds in Mind : Short Stories, Fantastic Fiction
Auckland, NZ, Charles Alldritt. 1970, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 8 short stories by the Editor of 'Inkshed' the NZ writers workshop magazine. CONDITION Light Blue bds with Black titles (fresh and unworn with very light speckling mainly to rear) pp 102 has tight pristine interior with abstact illus throughout (not inscribed) Original wrapper is fresh and unworn. #New Zealand Literature#. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8709
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.25 | £UK 33 | JP¥ 4255]
Keywords: New Zealand

 
ALLEN, JAMES LANE
Flute and Violin and Other Kentucky Tales
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, David Douglas. 1905, Reprint. Decorative Cloth, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. American Authors Series. Green bds with all over Black floral Decoration and Bright Gilt titles (fresh and unworn, sl faded to edges, bottom rear cnr sl bruised) Bright Gilt top edge, Brown eps, nice classical vignette to title page, pp 336 with pp 33 catalogue which has 12 wonderful full page engravings (tight and very clean, not foxed or inscribed). Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 8532
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 2766]

 
ANON (EDMUND SIDNEY POLLOCK HAYNES); YOUNG, FILSON (INTRO)
A Lawyer's Last Notebook
London, Martin Secker. 1934, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Edmund Sidney Pollock Haynes (1877- 1949) was a British lawyer and writer, he was a well-known figure in London's literary circles from 1900 to his death in 1949. These are his musing on the literary scene, life, legal matters and politics. CONDITION Half bound with Marbled bds, Red cloth spine and cnrs, (unworn) 239 pages. Copy is very bright and crisp with some foxing to edges. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 15630
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ANONYMOUS
Rejected Addresses, Or the New Theatrum Poetarum
London, United Kingdom, George Routledge & Sons. 1894, Reprint. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Blue bds with crisp Gilt titles and decoration on spine (fresh, not bumped or worn) pp 254 with eps lightly browned (not inscribed) interior bright and clean (very odd fox spot) tight book block. An exceptionally good copy. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8110
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 1915]

 
ANONYMOUS
Shaded Lights on Men and Books. Essays selected from 'Peace of Mind' and 'Serenity'
London, United Kingdom, Andrew Melrose. 1922, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Navy waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt title (cnrs sharp, fresh and unworn) 220 pages are tight and unread. A nice bright copy. Dated to rear. Original Blue wrapper is fresh with mildly tanned spine and odd small chip. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 9839
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 2766]

 
ARNOLD, MATTHEW
Mixed Essays
London, United Kingdom, Smith, Elder. 1903, Reprint. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Burgundy bds with vertical ribbing and blind stamped borders, bright Gilt spine title (bds fresh with sharp cnrs, sl. faded spine) Black eps, pp 347 mostly very clean with sl foxing to ends and edges (not inscribed) An excellent copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8516
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AVESBURY, LORD HON. P C
The Pleasures of Life. Parts I & II in One Volume
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1908, Re-Issue. Cloth with dust jacket, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Red bds with bright Gilt titles (fresh and unworn apart from tiny nick to spine cloth would be fine copy) bright Gilt top edge, portrait frontis with clean tissue guard, pp xviii 252. Tight unread copy/ Original DJ is fresh with sl silver fish damage to rear, spine has some loss. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 11945
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BACON, FRANCIS [LORD VERULAM]
The Works of Francis Bacon : Essays or Counsels Civil & Moral with Other Writings
London, United Kingdom, George Newnes. 1902, First Edition Thus. Full-Leather with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Thin paper edition. Green Leather with bright Gilt titles and decoration, bright Gilt top edge, ribbon marker, Nouveau decorative eps, with nice engraved portrait by Garth Jones with clean tissue guard, pp ix 758 with fold out chart, paper is snowy white and appears unread, only fault is faintest wear to spine ends.Original DJ is fresh with age toned spine which is sl chipped to ends. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 6362
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 37 | JP¥ 4787]

 
BAILDON, H. BELLYSE
Robert Louis Stevenson : A Life Study in Criticism
London, United Kingdom, Chatto & Windus. 1901, 2nd Edition. Buckram, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Navy waxed buckram bds with green spine title, not bumped or worn, portrait frontis from a painting with tissue guard, Red/Black title page text, pp 244 with another portrait plate, expected foxing to ends o/w clean and tight, interior very bright. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7181
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BALCHIN, NIGEL; BENNETT, KEM; SITWELL, OSBERT; LESSING, DORIS; PARKMAN, FRANCIS
Lilliput : 4 Issues; 167, 169, 172 & 173
London, United Kingdom, Hulton Educational. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very fresh and clean copies. with an article on Leslie Caron, and many stories by contributing Authors. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 7835
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 29 | JP¥ 3723]

 
BALZAC, HONORE DE
Shorter Stories from Balzac: English Versions By William Wilson and the Count Stenbock
London, United Kingdom, Walter Scott. 1907, Re-Issue. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Contents.--Don Juan; or, The elixir of long life.--Christ in Flanders.--In the time of the Terror.--Madame de Dey's last reception.--A passion in the desert.--Lost by a laugh.--Gold.--Doomed to live.--An accursed house.--The atheist's mass.--A tragedy by the sea. Dated to rear 8/07. CONDITION Red bds with bright Gilt title (spine sl faded) pp xx 197 tight and very bright copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6420
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Keywords: Prefatory Notice. --Don Juan; Or, the Elixir of Long Life. --Christ in Flanders. --in the Time of the Terror. --Madame de Dey's Last Reception. --a Passion in the Desert. --Lost By a Laugh. --Gold. --Doomed to Live. --an Accursed House. --the Atheist's Ma

 
BELLOC, HILAIRE
On Everything
London, United Kingdom, Methuen. 1917, 4th Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green bds with bright Gilt title (very fresh with sl. tanned spine which is worn to head of spine and sl. bruised to foot of spine) named to ffep, pp 293 tight with bright text block (light foxing to end pages). Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8766
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 1915]

 
BELLOC, HILAIRE
On Nothing and Kindred Subjects
London, United Kingdom, Methuen. 1910, 3rd Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green bds with bright Gilt titles, border and spine decoration (fresh as new, unworn) pp xix 261 tight and unread (faint foxed fore edge) Original DJ is fresh but spine is tanned anb brittle with chipped head and bottom half chipped away. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 9583
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 | £UK 18.25 | JP¥ 2340]

 
BENNETT, ARNOLD
Mental Efficiency, and other Hints to Men and Women
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1912, Re-Issue. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated (1912 BL also title list) Blue bds with bright Gilt titles (unworn with sl edge speckling) pp vii 193. A nice tight copy with bright text block, tobacco browning to pages near ends. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11656
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BENSON, A C
Rambles and Reflections
London, United Kingdom, John Murray. 1926, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Posthumous collection of essays including one apiece on George MacDonald and George Gissing. Green bds sl spine fading, eps partially browned, foxing to edges, pp 312, Originally portrait wrapper has age soiling, tears and a piece missing at head and foot of spine. Copy is tight and clean, not inscribed, cnrs not bumped. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 6800
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 | £UK 24.75 | JP¥ 3191]

 
BERGER, FRANCESCO
97
London, Elkin Matthews. 1931, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Author was a teacher of the piano and a professor at the Royal Academy of Music who was friends of many famous people and composed music for Dickens, Gilbert & Sullivan, Wilkie Collins etc, friends with Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky. This is a series of essays published in newspapers over his life time covering his relationships, observations and thoughts. CONDITION Green bds, cnrs a little curved o/w unworn, pp xii 180. Copy is bright and crisp with name inside front, foxed to edges. DJ has wear to spine ends, toned to spine and edges. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15819
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 37 | JP¥ 4787]

 
BIRRELL, AUGUSTINE
Obiter Dicta : First Series
London, United Kingdom, Elliot Stock. 1910, Reprint. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 24th Edition. Navy bds with bright Gilt title (fresh with sharp cnrs) pp 233 tigh and pristine interior (eps sl. browned, not inscribed) An exceptionally good copy. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8441
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 1915]
Keywords: Literary Critism

 
BLOOM, HAROLD (ED)
Modern Critical Views : Cynthia Ozick
New York, U.S.A. Chelsea House. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0877547130) Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. In As New Condition. Blue bds with silver spine title, owners name inked to fly, pp 175 in tight unread state. Wrapper not price clipped, or worn. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 6923
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1489]
Keywords: Ozick Cynthia 1928 Jew Jewish Judasm Judaica 0877547130

 
ANONYMOUS (ANDREW KENNEDY HUTCHINSON BOYD)
The Recreations of a Country Parson. First Series. Popular Edition
London, United Kingdom, Alexander Strahan. 1864, Re-Issue. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First published 1859. Gren bds with bevilled edges, Bright Gilt spine title and decorative motif to front, Brown eps (scuffed to of ffep caused by name erasure) pp 371 pages are rough cut with some darkening due to age (odd light dust spot, named in pencil to page opposing title page). An excellent copy for age. Near Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 12239
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.75 | £UK 53.5 | JP¥ 6915]

 
BROOKS, CLEANTH (ED)
The Percy Letters : The Correspondence of Thomas Percy and Richard Farmer
U S A, Louisiana State University Press. 1946, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Correspondence between two noted 18th Century literary greats. Thomas Percy (1729 - 1811) was Bishop of Dromore, County Down, Ireland. Before being made bishop, he was chaplain to George III. Percy's greatest contribution is considered to be his Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765), the first of the great ballad collections, which was the one work most responsible for the ballad revival in English poetry that was a significant part of the Romantic movement. Dr Richard Farmer (1735-1797) was a Shakespearean scholar and Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. CONDITION Brown bds with bright gilt title, pp xviii 218. Very nice copy, bright and crisp as new internally, slight edge speckling to bds, not worn, small abrasion to first blank from label removal, name in pencil to same. DJ has minor wear to spine ends and top tips, toned. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15462
USD 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 149 | £UK 135.75 | JP¥ 17552]

 
BURKE, THOMAS
Out and About : London in War Time
London, United Kingdom, George Allen & Unwin. 1919, First Edition. Quarto Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Social entertainment in London of that era includes Soho, ChinaTown and the Docklands. Lively and entertaining. A good copy Grey hb with purple cloth spine, minor rubbing at spine edge and corners lightly bumped. Nice picture of edwardian couple at a funfair on d/w, due to poor quality of wrapper paper leading edges are worn and it has separated at the spine but illus still bright. Crisp copy with no foxing although wrapper lets it down. Fine/Good.
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Book number: 6564
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.25 | £UK 33 | JP¥ 4255]
Keywords: Wwi Histoy

 
BURROUGHS, WILLIAM
The Dead Star : Nova Broadcast 5
San Francisco, California, The Nova Braodcast Press. 1969, First Edition Thus. (ISBN: 00000000000) Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First US Edition, 2,000 copies were printed and distributed by City Lights, originally published in British magazine. Broad sheet publications are examples of artists' books which is created as an original work of art and play with the pamphlet, poster, broadside, and folder form as well as with elements of cut ups and collage. CONDITION Stapled wraps with a double sided fold out, printed and illus on both sides and with a five crease fold produced in three columes. Nice clean copy with slight toned cover and the mildest rusting to staples. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14217
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.75 | £UK 70 | JP¥ 9042]
Keywords: 00000000000

 
BUTLER, HENRY MONTAGU
Ten Great And Good Men : Lectures
London, United Kingdom, Edward Arnold. 1910, 2nd Impression. Cloth, Large 8vo. Red bds with bright Gilt titles (fresh and unworn, with bruised bottom cnrs, sl dulled patch to rear bd) pp xii 313 plus catalogue to rear, bright interior, not inscribed, photo card of Dr Butler out for a stroll pasted to front pastedown, small gutter crack to front. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8992
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.75 | £UK 61.75 | JP¥ 7978]
Keywords: Burke, William Pitt the Younger, George Canning, John Wesley, William Wilberforce, Lord Shaftesbury, John Bright, General Gordon, Dr Arnold and Thomas Erskine

 
BYRNE, BRIAN OSWALD DONN
The Hound of Ireland, and Other Stories
London, United Kingdom, Sampson Low & Co. 1934, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated (1934 BL) Other stories are Fiddler's Green, Mrs Dutton Intervenes, Underseaboat F-33, Sentiment, The Day After Tomorrow, Bargain Price, & The Bronze Box. CONDITION Black waxed cloth bds with Blind Stamped title to front and bright Gilt spine title (fresh and unworn with faint edge speckling) pp 250 has bright clean interior, end pages foxed with gift inscription dated 1935. Original Blue DJ has soiling and tanned spine, 2.5" piece missing to spine foot else minaimal edge wear. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 9885
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.5 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4042]
Keywords: Collectable

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