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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 25.5 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3171]

 
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 15.25 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1902]
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 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1480]
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 55.25 | £UK 49.75 | JP¥ 6870]

 
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 140 | £UK 126.25 | JP¥ 17438]

 
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 72.25 | £UK 65 | JP¥ 8983]
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 63.75 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 7926]
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 32.25 | £UK 29.25 | JP¥ 4016]
Keywords: Collectable

 
CAIRNCROSS, A S
Modern Essays in Criticism
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1938, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Contains 22 essays on the literary greats. Green waxed cloth bds blind stamp pub device to front gilt spine title, fresh and bright, faint browning to eps, pp 301. Original pub wrapper with sl browned spine, light edge wear and small tear to bottom spine edge. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 6858
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2114]

 
CHESTERTON, G K
The Common Man
London, Sheed & Ward. 1950, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mostly early essays on literature, sociology, religion, thoughts and general commentary ect not previously published in collections. CONDITION Blue bds with gilt title, pp 279. Bds clean, spine head just string to fray, gift inscription dated 1950 inside front o/w copy is very bright and crisp. DJ has wear to spine ends and tips, some toning. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15836
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2748]

 
CLUTTON-BROCK, A
Essays on Life
London, United Kingdom, Methuen. 1925, First Edition. Quarto Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Published posthumously with an Introduction by J L Hammond. Blue bds with Grey polished cloth spine with paper label (bds fresh, cnrs sharp) pp 176 plus ads to rear, tight and clean interior, unread, not inscribed. original Grey publishers wrapper not worn, has tanned spine with label ghost. an exceptionally good copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8235
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3805]

 
COBB, IRVIN S
Short Stories of To-day and Yesterday
London, United Kingdom, George G Harrap. 1929, First British. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A collection of American tales comprising of Local Colour, The Smart Aleck, Darkness, Plentiful Valley, The Unbroken Chain & Ace in the Hole. Burgundy bds with bright Gilt title (fresh not worn) Burgundy publishers staining top edge, pp 217 in pristine unread state (not inscribed) Original publishers wrapper is fresh not worn with age tanning to spine. An exceptionally good copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8370
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Keywords: Local Colour, the Smart Aleck, Darkness, Plentiful Valley, the Unbroken Chain & Ace in the Hole.

 
COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR
The Friend : a Series of Essays to Aid the Formation of Fixed Principles in Politics, Morals and Religion with Literary Amusements Interspersed. 3 Volumes
London, William Pickering. 1837, 3rd Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. This is the sort after third edition published posthumously by his nephew with additional corrections notes from Coleridge. Originally published in parts in his Newspaper style Journal of the same name written and edited by himself it is an eclectic publication that drew upon every corner of Coleridge's remarkably diverse knowledge of law, philosophy, morals, politics, history, and literary criticism. In book form it was a highly influential work and its effect was felt on writers and philosophers from John Stuart Mill to Ralph Waldo Emerson. CONDITION Later rebind in Blue rexine cloth, pp xx 278, 261, 555. Bright and clean copies, light edge wear to spine ends and tips, paper title lables to spine toned and a bit scuffed. Overwight. Good.
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Book number: 15754
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106 | £UK 95.75 | JP¥ 13211]

 
CRAWLEY, JOHN
Everyday Essays
London, United Kingdom, Andrew Melrose. 1920. Cloth with dust jacket, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Not Dated (1920 BL) Blue cloth boards with sunned spine, Original book sellers stamp and light browning to FEP. Original book sellers D/W lightly foxed, sunned spine with 2in piece out of central spine area. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 6445
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2642]
Keywords: Essays, Historical

 
DAVIES, W H
A Poet's Pilgrimage : The Traveller's Library No. 56
London, United Kingdom, Jonathan Cape. 1927, First Edition Thus. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blue waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt title (fresh and unworn) pp 255 with publishers list to rear (tight and pristine as new apart from light partial browning to eps) Original DJ has some age tone and minor wear to spine. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11576
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3699]

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