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Tiger Slayer - a tale of the Indian Desert

By: AIMARD, Gustave [ GLOUX, Olivier ]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Ward and Lock 1862: 1862

Book number: 3512


16.4 cm tall. [xii.] 1/2 title, engraved frontis. and title page, title, preface, contents, + 339 pp, and 5pp. of adverts. 7 full page wood engraved plates (8 including frontis.). Spotting. Bound in a C19th 1/2 calf. Very good. Story set in North America. View more info

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Jack Sheppard

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, [Bentley's Miscellany] 1839: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51630


First edition. Original issues from Bentley's Miscellany. Bound in dark maroon full calf. Five raised bands to spine with gilt title lettering. Top edge gilt. Leather turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded to brown. A few minor marks to boards. Full page engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank. Some plates slightly darkened at edges. Bound from the original parts published during 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany. A very fresh and attractive Near Fine copy. View more info

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Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra

By: Al Hariri of Basra, Theodore Preston (trans)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, James Madden 1850: 1850

Book number: 46296


xvi, 504,[i] pp., Green blindstamped publisher's cloth. Fading and minor discolouration to cloth with some chipping to head and foot of spine. Edges tanned. View more info

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The Woman Who Did

By: Allen, Grant

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Lane 1895: 1895

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 44663


241, 10, 16 pp. Decorated green cloth. Rear board cracked. With a cover design by Aubrey Beardsley. Publisher's lists at rear. Internally VG. View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, Ltd 1901: 1901

Book number: 46174


xxxii, 286 pp. Dark green full morocco. Spine gilt with five raised bands. Attractive gilt floral design to front board. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. All edges gilt. Spine slightly faded but gilt bright. Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. View more info

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Secret : A Novel

By: Amrine, Michael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1951: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55429


325 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. Dj edgeworn with short tears. Internally clean. A Cold War/Atomic Bomb novel of the 1950's. Copac records only six copies. Uncommon. View more info

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Diderot's Dream

By: Anderson, Wilda C.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins University Press 1987: 1987

Book number: 48661


x., 259 pp View more info

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1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Germany, Die Gestalten Verlag 2005: 2005

Book number: 44875


200 pp. Hardback. New copy still in shrink-wrap. View more info

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The Boy's Week-Day Book

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Religious Tract Society 1842: 1842

Edition: Fourth Edition

Book number: 55548


viii, 232 pp. Contemporary elaborately gilt-decorated green leather. All edges gilt. Slight wear to boards. Internally clean. Frontis and many in-text wood engravings. Printed in Chiswick at The Chiswick Press. View more info

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The Ayrshire Legatees; Or, The Pringle Family

By: Anon [John Galt]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for William Blackwood 1821: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53369


(iv), 303 pp. Contemporary brown half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards rubbed and spine marked. Scattered light foxing. Binding firm. View more info

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Effie's Friends : Or, Chronicles of the Woods and Shore

By: Anon [Lady Augusta Keppel Noel]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co. 1865: 1865

Book number: 54754


192 pp. Publisher's original gilt decorated brown cloth. Early ink notations to front endpaper. A few sections loose. Extra-illustrated title page. Illustrations by William Harry Rogers. Appears to be a first edition. Binding firm. View more info

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Thou Art the Man

By: Anonymous [M. E. Braddon]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Limited N.d. [1890's]: 1890

Book number: 55574


vi, 340, (4) pp. Publisher's original colour pictorial boards. Covers and edges worn and spine damaged. Lacks rear endpaper. Four-page adverts at rear with list of Miss Braddon's novels (55 titles listed). Text clean. No ownership names. Binding firm. A Fair reading copy. View more info

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Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd 1950: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39824


104 pp., Very nice Red half morocco binding with red boards and gilt ornamented panels on spine by Hatchards. Bookplate on front pastedown, Prev owner's initials monogrammed on corner of front board. Minor wear to edges of boards. Small gouge to leather on rear board View more info

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Salted Almonds

By: Anstey, F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1906: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55669


vii, 312 pp. Publisher's pale green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Slight lean to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing. Short stores, including some fantasy. View more info

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Oeuvres en Prose Completes. Bibliotheque de la Pleiade. Volume I

By: Apollinaire and edited by Michel Decaudin

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard 1977: 1977

Book number: 57399


Volume one only. Publisher's limp cloth in glassine wrapper and in slipcase. Book is in Fine unused condition in a VG slipcase. Text in French. View more info

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The Birds

By: Aristophanes

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club 1959: 1959

Book number: 41585


4to., xii., 53, [1] colophon pp., very pretty calf spined binding with decorative boards, held in a folder, which is finally protected by a slipcase. The slipcase is slightly battered, tanned and split. Illustrated with two tone line drawings, printed for the Limited Editions Club, numbered 1475 of 1500 copies. Folder spine slightly darkened. View more info

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The Poison Trail : A Jimmie Rezaire Story. New Ninepenny Novels Number 20

By: Armstrong, Anthony

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited 1932: 1932

Book number: 53465


159 pp. Publisher's original grey wraps with decorative blue design to front cover. Wear to spine ends with slight loss and covers slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. One of the five Jimmie Rezaire novels. View more info

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Kingfisher Out of Egypt a Dialogue in an English Garden

By: Ashbee, C. R.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1934: 1934

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 47809


51 pp, illustrated in b/w, limited edition no 265/750 copies, Vellum spine, with patterned paper boards. Presentation copy to sculptor Ernest Gillick 'Master of the Art Workers Guild in commemoration of his sign'. Ashbee has also marked a verse on p. 47 'My sons, all artists, whether they make verses, Carve pheidian friezes, or, astronomer kings, Peer at the stars, are all as you and I....' with an initialled pencil note 's.q. Gillick & I | C. R. A. '. Printed at The A... View more info

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Lavender's Inheritance

By: Askew, Alice & Claude

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, United Press Ltd no date [1922]: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 34335


285 pp., Jacket worn, discloured and chipped with some loss to the head of the spine, edges foxed, transference to f.e.ps and endpapers. In The Modern Fiction Library. View more info

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The Black Cap. New Stories of Murder & Mystery

By: Asquith, Cynthia, compiled by

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. N.d. [1927]: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51905


318 pp. Decorated dark blue cloth with light blue lettering. Spine faded but lettering mostly legible. Boards slightly marked. Tattered remains of original dust wrapper loosely laid in. Binding firm. With stories especially written for this volume by J. M. Barrie, W. Somerset Maugham, D. H. Lawrence, Arthur Machen and other well-known names. VG View more info