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Image for Pride and Prejudice. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Sense and Sensibility. Northanger Abbey. The Novel Library. In six volumes

Pride and Prejudice. Persuasion. Emma. Mansfield Park. Sense and Sensibility. Northanger Abbey. The Novel Library. In six volumes

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1947 / 1951: 1949

Book number: 58588

Condition: Very Good


In 6 volumes. Publisher's maroon full limp leather with gilt lettering to spines. In original glassine wrappers. Top edge gilt. Chipping to wrappers with some losses. Slight wear to spine ends. All boards clean and unmarked. Old cellotape stains to pastedowns. All internally clean. Title-pages in red & black. View more info

Image for The Novels of Jane Austen : Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Northanger Abbey. Mansfield Park. Emma. In ten volumes

The Novels of Jane Austen : Pride and Prejudice. Sense and Sensibility. Persuasion. Northanger Abbey. Mansfield Park. Emma. In ten volumes

By: Austen, Jane and with introduction by R. Brimley Johnson

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1925: 1984

Book number: 58292

Condition: Very Good


In 10 volumes complete. Publisher's dark blue half leather over blue cloth. Gilt decoration and lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to spines. No ownership names. Scattered light foxing. With colour illustrations to each volume. All bindings firm. A VG set. View more info

Image for The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides; By James Boswell. To Which are  Added, Anecdotes By Hawkins, Piozzi, Murphy, Tyers, Reynolds, Steevens, &c. And Notes By Various Hands.

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides; By James Boswell. To Which are Added, Anecdotes By Hawkins, Piozzi, Murphy, Tyers, Reynolds, Steevens, &c. And Notes By Various Hands.

By: Boswell, James

Price: £575.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1835: 1835

Book number: 21591

Condition: Very Good


10 volumes. Bound in a marbled burgundy calf by Ramage. Top edge gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Algernon Borthwick of Woodcote House. A very attractive set with an olive green title label to each volume, and extra gilt to the spines. Some rubbing to the boards. The text blocks are clean, but there is some foxing and offsetting to the frontispieces and engraved titles. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Boswell's Life of Johnson [Samuel Johnson]

By: Boswell, James ; Augustine Birrell (edited)

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd 1906: 1906

Book number: 5225

Condition: Fine


6 volumes, small 8vo. Bound in an attractive tan calf by Ramage. Top edge gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. A very attractive set with extra gilt to the spines, and a small olive green volume number label to each volume. 17.5 cms tall View more info

Image for Boswell's Life of Johnson. Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey Into North Wales. In six volumes

Boswell's Life of Johnson. Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey Into North Wales. In six volumes

By: Boswell, James and edited by George Birkbeck Hill

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press 1887: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Book number: 51254

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 6 volumes. Bound in a full stout chocolate morocco. Raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Blind-ruled borders to boards with gilt Eton coat of arms to front & rear boards. Eton prize inscription to first blanks. Minor marks to boards. Frontis to each volume and folding document in vol. III. Spine lettering bright. An attractive VG to Near Fine set. View more info

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Poetical Works. In five volumes

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co. 1883: 1883

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Book number: 55923

Condition: Near Fine


In 5 volumes. Contemporary brown full leather with raised bands & gilt lettering to spines. Trinity College Dublin bindings with their gilt device to front boards. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Frontis portrait engraving to volume one. Minimal wear. A Near Fine set. View more info

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The Works of Lord Byron in Six Volumes

By: Byron, Lord

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1827: 1827

Book number: 36006

Condition: Good


6 vols. Complete. Various paginations. Full, blue straight grained morocco, 4 gilt decorated panels with red morocco title labels on spine of each volume, AEG, gilt designs on edges of boards. Hinges weakening, and in some cases cracked, all bindings still robust and serviceable however. Chipping to title labels on a couple of volumes, corners bumped and worn, minor external wear generally. Hint of foxing to pastedowns f.e.ps and e.ps, some extremely light scattered foxing throughout, but this is barely noticeable, corners largely bumped and worn. Copac records copies held at Durham, Leeds, N... View more info

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C. B. Fry's Magazine of Sports and Outdoor Life. Vols I-V: April 1904 - August 1906

By: C. B. Fry's Magazine

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Geo. Newnes, Ltd. 1904 / 1907: 1904

Book number: 53016

Condition: Very Good


In five volumes. Bound in at the rear of Vol. V are Vol. VI : October 1906 to March 1907. Bound in half black morocco over black cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and brown leather title labels. All edges marbled. Minor rubbing to leather. Slight foxing to endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w illustrations. Includes colour plate illustrations in vols. 1 & 2. All bindings firm. A VG or better set. View more info

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The Book of Days : A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar... In two volumes

By: Chambers, R., editor

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers 1863: 1863

Book number: 55130

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. 832; 840 pp. Half red morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with leather title & volume labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Wear to extremities and boards slightly rubbed. Scattered foxing. Leaves age-darkened. Engraved title pages. Numerous in-text engravings. Bindings firm. View more info

Image for The World Crisis : The World Crisis 1911-1918 [2 volumes]. The Aftermath. The Eastern Front. In four volumes

The World Crisis : The World Crisis 1911-1918 [2 volumes]. The Aftermath. The Eastern Front. In four volumes

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited [and] Thornton Butterworth Limited 1929 / 1931 / 1939: 1929

Book number: 55514

Condition: Fine


In 4 volumes. The first two volumes are an Odhams Press reprint edition of 1939. 'The Aftermath' is a second impression (same month as the first). 'The Eastern Front' is a first edition. Uniformly bound in full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Ribbon markers. Maps, some folding. Illustrations. Foxing, mostly to prelims, of 'The Eastern Front.' Other volumes very clean. No ownership marks. A handsome set in Fine condition. View more info

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Poems [2 vols], Tales [2 vols], The Borough: A Poem, in Twenty-Four Letters [2 vols]. Six volumes

By: Crabbe, George

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, J. Hatchard 1812 / 1814: 1812

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 49520

Condition: Very Good


Uniformly bound in six volumes. Early 19th-century straight grained morocco. Gilt borders to front & rear boards and ornately gilt spines. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins. Slight edgewear to several volumes. Early reprint editions of Crabbe's works. With the bookplate and ownership signature of J. Wickham Legg, publisher and liturgist. All bindings firm. An attractive VG set. View more info

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Curiosities of Literature [with] A Second Series of Curiosities of Literature. In six volumes

By: D'Israeli, I.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1823 / 1824: 1823

Book number: 59633

Condition: Good


First and second series. In 6 volumes. Contemporary red straight-grained half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt ruling & lettering to spines. Boards slightly rubbed. Spines slightly marked with minor wear to spine ends. Scattered foxing. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Bindings firm. View more info

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The Complete Works of Charles Dickens - 17 Volumes Bound as 12

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: £375.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall Ltd 1890: 1890

Book number: 38268

Condition: Very Good


circa 1890. 17 volumes bound as 12. Complete. Black diced quarter morocco with blue 'pebblecloth' cloth boards. Speckled edges, gilt lettered spines. Touch of general shelf wear here and there, occasional rubbing to heads or feet of spine, a few slightly marked boards. View more info

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Chronicles of England, France, Spain, Portugal, Scotland, Brittany, Flanders, and the Adjoining Countries; Translated from the Original French at the Command of King Henry the Eighth By John Bourchier, Lord Berners. Etc Etc

By: Froissart, Sir John

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, F.C and J Rivington et al 1812: 1812

Book number: 35555

Condition: Very Good


2 vols, Vol 1, 25, [ii], 795 pp, 23, Vol 2, xix, 765 pp, 53, Full tan diced calf with gilt borders and ornaments on spine, marbled edges and end papers. Previous owner's bookplate on paste downs, hinges begining to split at head and foot of spine, but this is a very strong and secure binding generally. Spines a little rubbed and faded. Contents very good and clean View more info

Image for A Standard Dictionary of the English Language : Upon Original Plans, Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, in the Light of the Most Recent Advances in Knowledge...the Meaning, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Etymology of All the Words...In two volumes

A Standard Dictionary of the English Language : Upon Original Plans, Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, in the Light of the Most Recent Advances in Knowledge...the Meaning, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Etymology of All the Words...In two volumes

By: Funk, Isaac K.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company 1893-1895: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55253

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. xx, 1060; 1061-2318 pp. Publisher's original full brown morocco with blind and gilt-stamped designs to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled edges and endpapers. Thumb-index tabs to fore-edge. Some wear to spine ends and extremities. Internally very clean. No ownership marks. Colour plates. Numerous in-text illustrations. Bindings firm. View more info

Image for The Every-Day Book: And The Table Book : Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports, Pastimes...In three volumes

The Every-Day Book: And The Table Book : Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports, Pastimes...In three volumes

By: Hone, William

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg and Co. N.d. [c. 1840's]: 1840

Book number: 54663

Condition: Very Good


In three volumes. The Every-Day Book in two volumes and a third volume of The Table Book in uniform bindings. viii, 1720; viii, 1712; (iv), 860, 888 [pagination in columns] pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with gilt lettering to spines. Marbled endpapers. Spines darkened. Some wear to extremities. Early bookplates to front pastedowns and endpapers. Numerous engravings. Bindings firm. View more info

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The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb. In Six Volumes

By: Lamb, Charles and Edited By Percy Fitzgerald

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Slark 1882: 1882

Book number: 47708

Condition: Very Good


In 6 volumes complete. 429; 438; 443, 7;444; 432; 488 pp. Brown half morocco over dark blue cloth with armorial devices to front & rear boards. Gilt lettering to spines. Prize bindings with inscription to front blank of vol. 1. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Slight edgewear to a few volumes. A handsome set in VG condition. View more info

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The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. In 3 volumes

By: Le Sage, Translated By Smollett

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Walker and Co 1823: 1823

Book number: 33392

Condition: Very Good


3 volumes, pp 303, 295, 306, frontispiece portraits of Le Sage, Smollett and Gil Blas, boards decorated with gilt, all edges gilt. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Stright grained red morocco rubbed at head & tail of spines. View more info

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Life Magazine 1910-1912. In six bound volumes.

By: Life Magazine

Price: £2,250.00

Publisher: New York, Life Magazine Office 1910/1911/1912: 1910

Book number: 49298

Condition: Near Fine


Six bound volumes. Two volumes for each year from 1910 to 1912. Pagination varies but each volume contains c. 1,200 - 1,300 pages. Red half morocco over red cloth. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Sturdily bound by Bumpus of Oxford Street, London. Fading to spine of one volume. A few light marks to boards of some volumes. Handsome armorial bookplates to front pastedowns of 2 volumes. All full colour front covers present and bound in situ with each issue's contents. Lacks most rear covers, although all present in one volume. Lacks 4 issues only of the three year run, and the absence not very ... View more info