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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

Condition: Very Good


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 Adelphi Edition of the Works of Jane Austen. In seven volumes

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker N.d. [1923]: 1923

Book number: 56668

Condition: Near Fine


In 7 volumes complete. Uniformly bound in half red morocco over red cloth. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration & green leather title labels. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards very clean. All internally very clean. No ownership marks. The original Martin Secker Adelphi edition, later reprinted by Heffer. 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Oxford Sherlock Holmes. In nine volumes

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1993: 1993

Edition: First Editions Thus

Book number: 57481

ISBN: 0192123297

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in 9 volumes. Hardbacks in dust jackets. Edition edited by Owen Dudley Edwards. In the original pictorial cardboard box. Box in excellent condition, with just the remnants of an old label to the front. No ownership names. A fine set. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for The History of England : From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ... to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Three.  In sixteen volumes

The History of England : From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ... to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Three. In sixteen volumes

By: Hume, David and T. Smollett and John Adolphus

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Cadell and Davies 1817 / 1818: 1817

Book number: 57756

Condition: Very Good


In 16 volumes. Volumes 1 to 8 by David Hume, vols. 9 to 13 by Smollett and vols. 14 to 16 by Adolphus. Uniformly bound in contemporary straight-grained morocco with gilt borders & decoration to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spines with blind and gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Spines slightly dulled. Boards clean. Internally clean with no foxing. Two frontis portraits. View more info

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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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Opere del Signor Abate Pietro Metastasio

By: Metastasio, Pietro

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Parigi ( Paris ), Vedova Herissant 1780 - 1782: 1780

Book number: 54470

Condition: Very Good


12 volumes, fine engraved portrait frontispiece of the author by Gaucher after Steiner and 37 plates by Prevost, Martini and Delvaux after Cochin, Moreau and Cipriani, occasional spotting, engraved armorial bookplates of Sir John Dick, Bt., contemporary speckled calf, gilt spines in compartments and with red and olive morocco labels, vol.1 central split to backstrip, a few joints split, but holding firm, some chipping, corners worn, rubbed, [Cohen-de Ricci 706] 'Edition... View more info