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Blackfriars a Monthly Review Vol XII No 140 November 1931 (with Which Is Incorporated the Catholic Review)
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1931. First Edition. Soft cover. This is a Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's original pictorial paper wrappers in cream and lettered in black.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.The binding of the book remains pretty firm with slight chipping to wrappers at base of spine and at extremities,with one chipped advert at front of book with loss of approx 4-5''.Work includes article by John Gray with various other religious contributions.The copy was obtained from the Private Library of an Academic from Oxford University and a Senior Lecturer In Social Work.8vo First Edition 1st Impression Size: 8vo - over 6 ¾" - 9¾" Tall. Good .
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Book number: 32515
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 22.1 | JP¥ 2330]
Catalogue: Literature

 
The Diary of Lady Willoughby As Relates to Her Domestic History & to the Eventful Period of the Reign of Charles the First,the Protectorate,and the Restoration
London: Longmans,Green,Reader and Dyer, 1873. Hardcover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's original cloth with dark title lettering to both the spine and the upper cover,with no previous ownership inscriptions present,the ffep has been clipped at the top right hand corner,pretty clean c opy internally,8vo 287pp 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 10360
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 22.1 | JP¥ 2330]
Catalogue: Literature

 
Dickens V Barabbas Forster Intervening
London: Charles J Sawyer, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 4¾" - 5¾" Tall. This is a Near Fine Copy of this book in publisher's original green buckram cloth with bevelled edges and there is gilt title lettering to the spine and upper cover.There is some some fading to spine colour along spine.The book was published on hand made paper is limited to 90 numbered copies of which this one is number 59.Fascinating work with facsimiles and is an Academic study based upon previously unpublished letters.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness.Lovely clean copy internally for the collector,8vo Limited Edition 83pp. Near Fine .
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Book number: 72342
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 77 US$ 85.95 | JP¥ 9059]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Charles Dickens

 
Floreston or the New Lord of the Manor
London: Joseph Rickerby. Second Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in half calf with black moroccan title label to spine.There are four raised bands to spine.This copy has marbled endpapers and all page edges are also marbled.Complete with 26 engravings.The book has a firm binding with no leaning or rolling to spine.There is some browning to the frontispiece and engraved title page.8vo (xi) 304pp Second Edition. Very Good .
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Book number: 73009
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 55 US$ 61.39 | JP¥ 6471]
Catalogue: Literature

 
From Darkness to Light (a Confession of Faith in the Form of an Anthology)
London: Victor Gollancz, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. This is a Very Good+ Copy of this Book in Publisher's blue coloured cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good Dust-jacket,slightly rubbed to outer extremities of the d/j,with one or two small chips to the head of the spine.Price clipped and with one small owner's name to the top edge of the d/j and with one small owner's name to the ffep.Decent copy which remains nice and clean internally 8vo 668pp First Edition Size: 8vo - over 6 ¾" - 9¾" Tall. Very Good+ .
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Book number: 12205
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.82 | JP¥ 1035]
Catalogue: Literature

 
Hot-Metal Typesetting Into the Twenty-First Century
London: Robert Stockwell The Southwark Press, 1983. First Edition. Soft cover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. This is a Near Fine Copy of this publication published in brown soft cover wraps.The work specifically details the practice of Hot-metal Typesetting used in Publishing.This copy has been published by The Southwark Press on Roma hand made paper with the cover set in 60-pt Mole Foliate.Included in the booklet is one hand written letter signed by Bernard Roberts who was Typographical adviser to Robert Stockwell and he has also signed a couple of further printed sheets of typographical information sheets.Also included are supplementary type-lists and specimens.This book was obtained from the Library of Michael Wright who for many years was one of the leading Publisher's at Faber & Faber,and he was responsible for a large amount of the work that they produced.Nice clean copy and attratcive with the Signed Association,8vo 15pp First Edition. Near Fine .
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Book number: 24490
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 14.73 | JP¥ 1553]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Printing Publishing Hot-Metal Typesetting Signed

 
Letters between Samual Butler and Miss E.M. Savage 1871-1885
London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in publisher's blue cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has NO previous names present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning or rolling to spine.great copy for the collector,8vo 380pp First Edition 1st Impression. Very Good+ .
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Book number: 67739
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.82 | JP¥ 1035]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Samuel Butler

 
Monthly Lists of Additions to the Library of the University of Edinburgh June 1874 - September 1875
Edinburgh: Neill and Company, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in Publisher's original brown coloured cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.With one small 'Royal Society of edinburgh' stamp to the Title Page.Comprehensive and detailed list of all Library entries over the period of June 1874- to September 1875.Uncommon title 8vo First Edition. Very Good .
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Book number: 14121
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Edinburgh University

 
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge 1837 One Year's Issues
London: Charles Knight & Co, 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quarto (4to) Graded Good in brown plain boards with dark brown spine that has no title lettering to spine.This is one year's run of the magazine from January 7th 1837 to December 30th 1837.Their is some markings and wear to outer boards,with bumping to corners,some small worm holes present to rear board with one or two tape repairs made to final leaves of the book.page edges tanned and darkened.Measures 12'' by 7.5'' a little extra postage will be required on this heavy book which weighs 1.7kg. Good .
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Book number: 21749
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 77 US$ 85.95 | JP¥ 9059]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Penny Magazine

 
The Spectator Volume the Seventh
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71698
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the Fourth
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71699
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the Sixth
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71700
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the Fifth
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71701
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the First
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71702
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.5 US$ 79.81 | JP¥ 8412]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the Second
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Volume The Second Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71703
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.5 US$ 42.98 | JP¥ 4530]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the Last (Eighth)
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Volume The Last (8th) Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71705
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
The Spectator Volume the Fourth
London: Faber & Faber, 1744. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebound in modern half salmon pink leather over marbled boards.It's clearly I suggest an amateur's attempt at re-binding with black moroccan title label to the 2nd compartment to the spine.There are Five raised bands to spine.Plain new cream endpapers.Previous owner's names present to the blank front endpaper and also to top edge of the title page.Modest sporadic foxing internally.With tanned page edges.Binding is firm with NO loose leaves etc,small (octavo) 8vo Volume The Fourth Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 71706
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: The Spectator

 
ABERCROMBIE,LASCELLES (FROM NEPHEW OF WINSTON CHURCHILL'S LIBRARY)
Emblems of Love Designed in Several Discourses
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in original green cloth with gilt title lettering to spine and lettered in dark red to the upper cover.No dust-jacket.This copy came from the Library of Henry Winston Peregrine Spencer Churchill (1913-2002) Nephew of Winston Churchill and second son of Major John 'Jack' Churchill and this copy bears his rather grand 'Peregrine Falcon' bookplate to the front pastedown.The book has some weakness to the rear gutter hinge.Clean copy internally with page edges untrimmed.A decent copy of an uncommon title with the added attraction of it coming from a distinguished Family Library.8vo 213pp First Edition Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 52861
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.65 | JP¥ 2071]
Catalogue: Literature

 
ADAM,ANTOINE
Grandeur and Illusion French Literature and Society 1600 - 1715
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. This is a Near Fine Copy of this Book in Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Very Good Dust-Jacket,with one small closed ytear to top edge of the upper cover (approx 3mm in length) Price clipped and this copy has NO previous ownership inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and their is no leaning or rolling to spine.Lovely clean copy internally.8vo 312pp First Edition 1st Impression. Near Fine .
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Book number: 28480
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.82 | JP¥ 1035]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: France

 
ADDISON,WILLIAM
In the Steps of Charles Dickens
London: Rich and Cowan, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. This is a Very Good+ Copy of this Book in Publisher's red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good+ Dust-Jacket that has no chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous ownership inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and their is no leaning or rolling to spine.Lovely clean copy 8vo 254pp First Edition. Very Good+ .
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Book number: 24888
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 US$ 17.19 | JP¥ 1812]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Charles Dickens

 
WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The Flitch of Bacon or the Custom of Dunmow
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1854. New Edition.. Hardcover. Sir John Gilbert. George Routledge and Sons London undated circa 1870: New Edition Rich Polished Half Red Calf over marbled boards with five raised bands to spine and with black moroccan title label to spine lettered in gilt,with lavish gilt leaf decorations to all the other compartments to spine.Marbled Endpapers.Very Good Condition with engraved frontispiece,and further engravings by Sir John Gilbert.There is one previous inscription to the top edge of the title page (vi) 290pp plus 8 pages of advertisements to the rear of the book.Nice clean copy internally with a firm binding. Very Good .
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Book number: 71732
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 US$ 49.11 | JP¥ 5177]
Catalogue: Literature

 
ALASTOS,DOROS (TRANSLATED BY)
Aristophanes Two Plays: Peace and Lysistrata
London: Zeno, 1953. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in a Very Good Dust-Jacket that has a couple of small chips to the wrapper along top and lower edges of the upper cover.Not price clipped and this copy contains NO previous names or ownership inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is NO leaning to spine.Contents remain clean internally.8vo 146pp First Edition Thus Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6'' Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 70787
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 14.73 | JP¥ 1553]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Aristophanes

 
ALBOM,MITCH
Tuesdays with Morrie
London: Little Brown and Company, 2000. Reprint. Hardcover. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall. This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in Publisher's red cloth with black title lettering to spine,in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket which has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the d/j.Not price clipped and this copy contains NO previous ownership names or inscriptions.The book has a Firm binding with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning or rolling to spine.Nice clean copy internally,8vo 192pp Reprint. Very Good+ .
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Book number: 72295
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.28 | JP¥ 1294]
Catalogue: Literature

 
ALDISS,BRIAN
The Saliva Tree
London: Faber & Faber, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 6 ¾" - 9¾" Tall. A Near Fine Copy of this Book in a Very Good Dust-Jacket,price clipped and with no previous ownership markings internally.There is one small 3mm closed tear to top edge of the upper cover.Nice bright clean copy 8vo 252pp First Edition 1st Impression. Near Fine .
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Book number: 73719
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.5 US$ 42.98 | JP¥ 4530]
Catalogue: Literature

 
ALEXANDER,BOYD (EDITED BY)
Life at Fonthill 1807-1822 with Interludes in London and Paris from the Correspondence of William Beckford
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First Edition.. Hardcover. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's blue cloth with gilt title to spine,in a Very Good Dust-jacket with NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the wrapper.Price clipped and this copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness.Scarce title in this condition,8vo 352pp First Edition 1st Impression 8vo - over 5¾" - 6'' Tall Size: 8vo - over 5¾" - 6'' Tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 54178
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 36.84 | JP¥ 3883]
Catalogue: Literature

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