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[POWYS, JOHN COWPER.]
Granit 1/2, Automne/Hiver 1973: John Cowper Powys.
Paris: Granit, (1973). 4to., pp.474,(x), pale blue printed wrappers (paperback), b/w plates; small ownership autograph to title, slight toning to spine, a very good, internally fresh copy. [Text in French].
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In Autumn’S Sickle.
London: Elkin Mathews Ltd., 1925. First edition, 4to., pp. 69, 18 b/w illustrations throughout, cloth-backed paper covered boards, gilt, uncut; very slightly darkening to prelims, dust jacket partially incomplete with tears and soiling , but otherwise a very good, bright copy.
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[LYTTON, BULMER].
The Last of the Barons. In Three Volumes.
London: Saunders and Otley, 1843. First edition, three volumes, small 8vo., pp.xxix,314;370;487, bound without half titles and adverts to volumes II and III, contemporary half tan calf over marbled boards, five raised bands, contrasting labels to spines, gilt, gilt decoration to compartments, marbled edges; numbered paper label to upper corner of front free endpaper to each volume, lightly pencilled ownership autograph to all front free endpapers, light foxing intermittently throughout, rubbing to boards, rubbing to extremities, otherwise very good.
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[AUSTEN, JANE].
Seven Letters from Jane Austen to Frank and Charles Austen.
Crosscurrents, 1992. Limited edition, no.6 of 300, 16mo., pp.(vi),52, uncut and unopened, quarter pale grey cloth, blue paper-covered boards with printed paper label; a fine, fresh copy. Produced for the occasion of the 1992 Conference of the Jane Austen Society of North America.
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Tales of Kirkbeck; or, the Parish in the Fells.
London: W. J. Cleaver, 1848. 12mo., pp.209,6(adverts), decorative blind-stamped cloth, lettering in gilt; owner’s contemporary neat ink autograph to prelim, address stamp to front free endpaper, shaken, with front free endpaper just holding, rear free endpaper disbound, and with all other contents firm, light wear to extremities of cloth, a good copy.
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ACHEBE, CHINUA.
No Longer at Ease.
London: Heinemann, 1960. First edition, small 8vo., pp.(iv),170, maroon hardcover lettered in cream; lower corners of boards lightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy, in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket (now in protective cover), which is toned to spine, and with light chipping to extremities, as well as a little light surface soil and toning to pale paper of rear of jacket, and light marking to front of jacket - overall still very good. Scarce in dust-jacket.
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ALTHER, LISA.
Kinflicks.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1976. First edition, 8vo., pp.503, cloth, gilt; a very good copy in dust-jacket with a very slight chip to head.
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AUSTEN, JANE. [ILLUSTRATIONS BY H.M.BROCK].
Pride and Prejudice. [Two Volume Set].
London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1901. Second edition thus, 2 vols., 12mo., pp.191,210, dark olive green leather with decorative gilt to spines and small gilt motif to front covers, colour frontispieces by H. M. Brock; owner’s neat ink inscription, dated 1902, to both front free endpapers, light foxing to prelims, light wear to extremities, with leather rubbed at head and tail bands, otherwise a very good copy of this rather attractive little gift edition.
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AUTEN, JANE.
[the Novels of Jane Austen, in Two Volumes: ] Pride and Prejudice, Etc. (Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Northanger Abbey). And Sense and Sensibility, Etc. (Sense and Sensibility; Emma; Persuasion). New Century Library
London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905. 12mo., pp.(viii),345,(ii),432,(ii),216, publisher’s attractive full green morocco with heart design in gilt to front boards and spines, lettering gilt, a.e.g., ribbon bookmarks; spines sunned to tan, very good indeed.
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DE BAIRACLI LEVY, JULIETTE.
The Bride of Llew. A Novel.
London: Faber and Faber Ltd., 1953. 8vo., pp.391, blue cloth, gilt; partial toning to free endpapers, a very good copy, in unclipped dust-jacket which has 1x1cm loss to front lower margin, small closed tear to headband, very clight chipping to other extremities, and light surface soil to pale paper, o/w very good.
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BANKS, IAIN. [AUTHOR’S PRESENTATION COPY].
Walking on Glass.
London, Macmillan, 1985. First edition, with author’s presentation inscription, 8vo.,pp. 239, black hardcover, gilt; author’s inscription to front free endpaper, toning to edges and margins, a very good copy, in a near-fine unclipped pictorial dust-jacket.
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BECKFORD, WILLIAM. TRANSLATED BY MARZIALS, SIR FRANK T., WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MELVILLE, LEWIS.
The Episodes of Vathek / Les Episodes de Vathek.
London: Stephen Swift & Co., Ltd., 1912. Two volumes in one, 8vo., pp.xxxi,207(English translation),127(French text),(i),(xiv)publisher’s adverts, uncut, decorative purple cloth, gilt, t.e.g., ribbon bookmark, b/w frontispiece; small inscription (‘York 1980’) to front free endpaper, spine dulled, light rubbing to extremities, a very good copy.
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BECKFORD, WILLIAM. JOHNSON, SAMUEL. WITH PREFACE AND NOTES, CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY BY, JOHNSON, SAMUEL. WITH FOUR ETCHINGS AND PORTRAIT OF BECKFORD BY, COURRIER, A.N. ETCHED BY, DAMMAN.
The History of the Caliph Vathek; Also: Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
London, J.C. Nimmo and Bain, 1883. Large paper edition, with proof etchings, Limited to 150 copies, this is number 142, publisher’s green cloth with printed label, uncut; label chipped, spine a little darkened, free endpapers foxed, contents very good.
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BECKFORD, WILLIAM; EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY, JACK, MALCOLM.
Vathek and Other Stories: A William Beckford Reader.
London, William Pickering, 1993. First edition, 8vo.,pp.xxxviii,314, blue hard covers, gilt; near-fine copy in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket which has some soiling to rear, small closed tears and chips to extremities o/w good.
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BECKFORD, WILLIAM.
Vathek: An Arabian Tale 1786.
Menston, Scolar Press, 1971. Facsimile, 8vo.,pp. vii,334, paperback; creasing to spine and slightly rolled, rubbed to extremities and light soiling, otherwise very good.
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BETJEMAN, JOHN. COMPILED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LORD BIRKENHEAD. [SIGNED BY BETJEMAN.]
John Betjeman’S Collected Poems.
London: John Murray, 1970. Third, enlarged edition, inscribed and signed by author, 8vo., pp.xxx;366, green cloth, gilt; a very good, clean copy with very small stain to front board, in very good unclipped dust jacket with minor, light chipping.
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BOURNE, GEORGE.
Lucy Bettesworth.
London, Duckworth & Co, 1913. First edition, 8vo.,pp.xi,280, green cloth, gilt; rubbing to extremities, lightly chipped to head and foot of spine, staining to spine, toning and ink markings to endpapers and edges, toned to pages with occasional light foxing to margins, piece missing to lower corner of front free endpaper, a good copy. No dust-jacket.
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BRONTE, CHARLOTTE. ILLUSTRATED BY GABAIN, ETHEL.
Jane Eyre.
Paris: 1923. Limited edition, no.142, folio, pp.258, 17 b/w lithographic plates by Ethel Gabain, printed wrappers with glassine jacket, a near-fine copy within cloth-backed marbled boards with label to spine, gilt, in matching marbled slipcase; light crease to half title page, light rubbing to extremities of boards and slip-case, small break to cloth at head of front joint of hard-covers, internally near-fine, a very good copy.
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ILLUSTRATED BY CAMERON, KATHARINE.
Aucassin and Nicolette: An Old French Love Story.
London/Edinburgh: T.N. Foulis, n.d. 12mo., pp.67,(i)publisher’s advert, pale grey buckram with laid-down colour plate and gilt title to front board, unlettered spine, colour frontispiece and pictorial title, and two further colour plates; toning and light foxing to endpapers, toning to edges of text-block, spine darkened, upper margins of boards darkened, light wear to head and tailbands, small spots of rubbing to cloth, overall a very good copy.
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CAMUS, ALBERT. TRANSLATION BY GILBERT, STUART. INTRODUCTION BY PARKER, DEREK. ILLUSTRATED BY KITSON, LINDA.
The Plague.
London: The Folio Society, 1987. First Folio Society edition, 8vo., pp.v,248, red cloth stamped in black and gilt and with inlaid pictorial plate to front board, top edges red, 9 b/w plates, pictorial endpapers; slight mark to plate over front board (possibly glue from production), else near-fine, in vg cream slipcase, which is just lightly marked to rear panel.
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CANNON, CHRISTOPHER.
The Grounds of English Literature.
Oxford University Press, 2007. 8vo., pp.xi,237, paperback; fresh and near-fine.
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CHARLES, EDWARD.
Men’S Gods. A Fragment from an Unfinished Pageant.
London: Joiner & Steele Ltd., 1931. Limited first edition, signed by the author, 8vo., cloth, in decorative slipcase, pp. xi, 27; spine slightly soiled, slipcase lightly foxed, o/w a near fine copy.
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COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR.
The Friend: A Series of Essays, to Aid in the Formation of Fixed Principles in Politics, Morals and Religion.
New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1971. Single volume edition, facsimile reprint of the 1867 second edition, 8vo., pp.389, blue cloth, gilt; a very good copy.
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CONEY, MICHAEL G.
Syzygy.
Morley, The Elmfield Press, 1973. First edition, 8vo.,pp. 167, hardcover, gilt; a very good copy, in a very good unclipped pictorial dust-jacket, which is rubbed to extremities with sunning to spine.
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CONRAD, JOSEPH. INTRODUCTION BY CURLE, RICHARD.
Last Essays.
London and Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1926. First edition, 8vo., pp.xvii,253, green cloth with blindstamped insignia to front board, gilt-lettered to spine, frontispiece ms. facsimile; partial toning to endpapers and half-title, foxing to edges and a little to margins of early leaves, small tear to cloth at tail of spine, rubbing to extremities, o/w very good, in unclipped beige dust-jacket which is foxed to pale paper, with light wear to edges (now in protective cover).
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