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Image for The British Classics. In 24 volumes complete. The Tatler (4 vols), The Spectator (8 vols), The Guardian (2 vols), The Rambler (4 vols), The Adventurer (4 vols), The Idler (2 vols)

The British Classics. In 24 volumes complete. The Tatler (4 vols), The Spectator (8 vols), The Guardian (2 vols), The Rambler (4 vols), The Adventurer (4 vols), The Idler (2 vols)

By: Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele and others

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, John Sharpe / W. Suttaby 1809 / 1815: 1809

Book number: 50072


24 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in contemporary dark blue straight grained morocco. Raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Printed by Charles Whittingham, The Chiswick Press. Uniform half-title to each volume. Engraved title page & frontis engraving to each volume. With various other engraved plates, generally 2-4 in each volume. Foxing to most plates. No bookplates, names or other markings. All bindings firm, with minimal wear. An attractive se... View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen : In Ten Volumes

By: AUSTEN, Jane and edited by R. Brimley Johnson

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co. 1908: 1908

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56878


In 10 volumes complete. Original publisher's pale blue cloth with blue decoration and gilt lettering to front boards. Top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Portrait and 60 further colour plates as called for by C. E. and H. M. Brock. The volumes all have a title page dated 1908, but the individual volumes are dated 1902 to 1909 and the editions from 3rd to 6th. Some inner hinges strained and split, but an attractive set. View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen. In five volumes

By: Austen, Jane and with the text based on collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press 1926: 1926

Edition: Second Edition (thus)

Book number: 51674


5 volumes complete. Second edition by R. W. Chapman. Maroon cloth with gilt decoration to front boards and gilt lettering to spines. Wear to spines at head & foot. Marks to front board of one volume. Slight lean to spines. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Large ink stain affecting 2 leaves. With notes, indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources. A Good or better set. View more info

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The Novels Tales & Sketches of J. M. Barrie in 12 Volumes.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons 1917: 1917

Book number: 47720


12 volumes, Green publishers cloth with b/w frontispieces, top edges gilt, sporadic b/w photographic plates and engravings throughout. All volumes excellently clean and tight. Very lovely set indeed. View more info

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Boswell's Life of Johnson - The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent 1901: 1901

Book number: 52939


3 volumes, 457, 464, 466 pp, tan brown calf riviere bindings, about 100 b/w illustrations, a few scuff marks to book edges. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. In three volumes

By: Boswell, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1912: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 54513


In 3 volumes. Dark green half morocco over green cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Title pages in red & black. From Macmillan's Library of English Classics. Clean copies. No ownership names. Bindings clean and bright. View more info

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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. In six volumes

By: Burke, Edmund

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde / Oxford University Press 1906 / 1907: 1906

Book number: 57255


First World's Classics edition. In 6 volumes complete. Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt-decorated spines. Top edge gilt. Minor wear to spine ends & minor marks to boards. Early ink name to front endpapers. Internally clean. A VG set. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

By: BURNS, Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company 1909: 1909

Book number: 45772


4 vols, [various paginations] pp., Handsome gilt decorated red publisher's cloth. AEG. Illustrated with several b/w plates. Some fading to head and foot of spines. Gilt of one top edge scratched. View more info

Image for The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the Illustrated Editiom of the Arabian Nights in 12 Volumes

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the Illustrated Editiom of the Arabian Nights in 12 Volumes

By: Burton, Sir Richard F.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, H. S. Nichols Ltd 1897: 1897

Book number: 47247


12 volumes, illustrated with 71 b/w plates, gilt decorated covers, some foxing internally and wear and small tears to spines, bookplates on f.e.p. The Library Edition. View more info

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Cassell's Illustrated History of England. In nine volumes

By: Cassell

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin N.d. [c. 1870's]: 1880

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Book number: 55761


In 9 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in contemporary half black morocco over dark blue cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt ruling and maroon leather title & volume labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards with a few scratches. Internally clean. Numerous full-page and in-text wood engravings. All bindings firm. Spines bright. A VG set. 27 cms. tall. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer - The Aldine Edition

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy/ The Aldine Edition 1866: 1866

Book number: 41471


6 volumes. Original green gilt lettered cloth. 'Small Paper Copy', small 8vo. Very good set, with some marking to the boards, and a couple of chips. View more info

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Oevres Completes De Jean Cocteau in 11 Volumes

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: £150.00

Publisher: France, Marguerat 1946: 1946

Edition: Limited

Book number: 47521


FRENCH TEXT 11 paperback volumes, a limited edition 1539/3000 some foxing spots to pages, some of the covers are peeling. View more info

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Complete Works : 21 volumes bound as 16

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd. 1890 / 1892 / 1894: 1890

Book number: 53500


In 21 volumes, bound as 16. Brown half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt devices & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere & Son. Volumes published various dates in the 1890's, but in uniform format & binding. Slight wear to spine ends with small area of damage to foot of one spine. Foxing to fore-edges. Scattered light foxing internally. Illustrattions to each volume. All bindings firm. No ownership names. A V... View more info

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The Works of Charles Dickens. Eleven volumes [22 volumes bound as 11]

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall N.d. [c. 1870]: 1870

Book number: 52581


22 volumes bound as 11. Complete set of novels, but without Edwin Drood which was published posthumously. Bound in a red/brown half morocco over brown cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt ruling and dark green leather title labels. Sprinkled edges. Text in double columns. Numerous illustrations by 'Phiz', E. G. Dalziel, F. & J. Barnard, J. Mahoney and others. Scattered light foxing. Minimal wear to bindings. A VG to Near Fine set with the usual 21 works and the Life b... View more info

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Charles Dickens Library. Complete Works in 18 Volumes

By: Dickens, Charles and edited by J. A. Hammerton

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, The Educational Book Co. Ltd. N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Book number: 49862


Eighteen volumes complete. Maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Five raised bands to spines with elaborately gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original reinforced hinges. Damage to gilt edge on one volume. Slight foxing to fore-edges. With 1200 illustrations including 500 special plates drawn especially for this edition by the illustrator Harry Furniss. All gilt spines bright and fresh. An attractive set in VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

Image for Annals of the Parish (2 vols); Sir Andrew Wylie (2 vols); The Entail or The Lairds of Grippy (2 vols); The Provost or The Last of the Lairds (2 vols) Works - 8 volumes in all.

Annals of the Parish (2 vols); Sir Andrew Wylie (2 vols); The Entail or The Lairds of Grippy (2 vols); The Provost or The Last of the Lairds (2 vols) Works - 8 volumes in all.

By: Galt, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons 1895: 1895

Book number: 25302


A very pretty blind-stamped 8-volume set in straight-grained maroon cloth of the collected works of John Galt. Top edge gilt; others uncut. View more info

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The Complete Works of Bret Harte : Collected and Revised by the Author. In ten volumes

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1890 - 1903: 1890

Book number: 52684


In 10 volumes complete. Individual volumes published various dates between 1890 & 1903. Maroon half morocco over maroon cloth. Five raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound for Sotherans of London. Minor marks to a few boards. Attractive bookplate to front pastedowns. Ribbon markers. Internally all very clean and fresh. An attractive set in Near Fine condition. View more info

Image for Spenser and His Poetry. Chaucer and His Poetry. Also : Milton. Pope. Cowper. Johnson. Goldsmith. Gray. Coleridge. Marlowe. Burns. Byron. Scott. Wordsworth. Arnold. Keats. Shelley. Chatterton. Tennyson. Browning. E. B. Browning. Poe. Whitman. Rossetti. Lowell. Longfellow. Whittier. 27 volumes bound as 9.

Spenser and His Poetry. Chaucer and His Poetry. Also : Milton. Pope. Cowper. Johnson. Goldsmith. Gray. Coleridge. Marlowe. Burns. Byron. Scott. Wordsworth. Arnold. Keats. Shelley. Chatterton. Tennyson. Browning. E. B. Browning. Poe. Whitman. Rossetti. Lowell. Longfellow. Whittier. 27 volumes bound as 9.

By: Hudson, William Henry and other authors

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1922 / 1923 / 1924: 1922

Book number: 55890


27 volumes bound as 9 in a publisher's deluxe binding. Publisher's half leather over cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Frontis portrait to each volume. Clean copies. No ownership marks. All binding firm. View more info

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The Dialogues of Plato Translated Into English with Analysis and Introductions - 5 Volumes

By: Jowett, B.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Oxford, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press 1931: 1931

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 48790


Reprint of the 1892 third edition. 5 volumes in the publisher's red brown cloth with gilt lettering. Rubbing to the extremities, and a tear to the cloth at the head of volume 5. Previous owner's bookplates on the front pastedown (the glue of which has ghosted onto the half ttle). A near fine set, save the splitting to the front hinge of volumes 2 and 3. View more info

Image for The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A. F.S.A Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty. Transcribed from the Shorthand Manuscript in the Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By the Rev Mynors Bright M.A. Late Fellow and President of the College.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A. F.S.A Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty. Transcribed from the Shorthand Manuscript in the Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By the Rev Mynors Bright M.A. Late Fellow and President of the College.

By: Pepys, Samuel ; Henry B. Wheatley (edited)

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons 1923: 1923

Book number: 39380


10 vols complete. Various paginations. Very handsome blue half morocco Roger de Coverly binding, with gilt lines and blue cloth boards. TEG. Very minor rubbing and the occasional tiny scuff mark to the leather, but this is a strikingly strong and clean set View more info