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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 13.75 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1709]
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 34 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4274]
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 22 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2778]

 
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 15.25 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1923]

 
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 22 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2778]

 
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
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1709]

 
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 38.25 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4808]

 
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
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2137]

 
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 29.75 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3739]

 
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
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3205]
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 15.25 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1923]

 
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 18.75 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2350]

 
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
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1709]

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