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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope
1 An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope
London Printed for M Cooper 1756 Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
In depth study of Pope and his works, printed for M Cooper at the Globe in Pater Noster Row London 334 pages first volume only, complete in itself, bound in full leather binding rubbed on edges. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities
2 Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities
London Thames Polytechnic 1975 First Edition Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 21 X 15 Cms 
A journal published by thames Polytechnic UK discussing literature and the humanities, contributions from various people. This is number 1 March 1975 articles on Mrs Gaskell and the nature of social change, the mythic sorrows of Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy's Wistlesness and more plus reviews on various works. 118 pges card covers in very bright condition SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities
3 Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities
London Thames Polytechnic 1975 First Edition Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 21 X 15 Cms 
A journal published by thames Polytechnic UK discussing literature and the humanities, contributions from various people. This is number 2 October 1975 articles on Barnaby Rudge - A Historical Novel? Marxism and literary theory, Smollett and the logic of domination and more plus reviews on various works. 136 pages card covers in very bright condition SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
4 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
London Frederick Warne and Co Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 13 x 9 Inches A Bichard 
Beautifully illustrated book of the Adventures of Baron Munchausen, 104 pages in overall bright clean condition just some browning to last page of text and title page , not dated but neat ink inscription of former owner on front endpaper dated 1893. there are 18 full page, full colour chromolithograph illustrations, all present as listed. No dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges and corners, spine has been professionaly respined with original strip laid on new spine, this is slightly faded HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with sound packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Overall a pleasing example of this collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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The Dublin Magazine Spring 1968
5 The Dublin Magazine Spring 1968
Ireland New Square Publications Limited 1968 Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches 
This copy of the Dublin magazine is Volume 7 Number 1 Spring 1968. Contains a tribute to Patrick Kavanagh and articles by Patrick Boyle, Bryan Guiness, Kathleen Raine and others, 104 pages in bright, clean condition, outer card covers are faded on edges and there is an ink arrow pointing to the name Bryan Guinesson front cover. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The English Review Vol VI September-December 1846
6 The English Review Vol VI September-December 1846
London Francis and John Rivington 1846 First Edition Half-Leather Marble Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
A review of books for this period 499 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages and bookplate of James John Hornby pasted on inside front board, another name in pencil on first blank page. Outer half leather boards are little rubbed and worn on edges. A pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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The English Review Vol VII March-June 1847
7 The English Review Vol VII March-June 1847
London Francis and John Rivington 1847 First Edition Half-Leather Marble Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
A review of books for this period 510 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages and bookplate of James John Hornby pasted on inside front board. Outer half leather boards are little rubbed and worn on edges. A pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
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The English Review Vol VIII September-December 1847
8 The English Review Vol VIII September-December 1847
London Francis and John Rivington 1847 First Edition Half-Leather Marble Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
A review of books for this period 5189 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages and bookplate of James John Hornby pasted on inside front board. Outer half leather boards are little rubbed and worn on edges. A pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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The Leisure Hour
9 The Leisure Hour
London The Leisure Hour 1890 First Edition Decorative Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 7 Inches 
Excellent copy of this book from 1890 with 860 pages of reding to while away the hours in 1890. Articles on household management, historical events, travel and stories with many B/w illustrations. HEAVY BOOK 2.2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Light foxing to first and last few pages and outer edges of pages. Outer decorative boards are lightly rubbed on edges,few light marks on rear, a sound bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Story of Enid and Geraint
10 The Story of Enid and Geraint
London E Moxon and Co Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 13 x 10 Inches Gustave Dore 
This tale told from the ancient Welsh,Norman,German and Scandinavian legends with nine full page illustrations by Gustave Dore. 216 pages in overall clean condition with some browning to the edges of a few pages, inked name of previous owner on inside front board and on title page dated 18?? looks to end in 6 cannot make out other number. Edges of pages are gold, outer covers are rubbed and worn especially on spine, book is complete but several pages are loose. HEAVY BOOK 1.8 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book, priced for condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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11 A. O. J. Cockshut The Art of Autobiography in 19th and 20th Century England
London Yale University Press 1984 First Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 24 X 16 Cms 
A critical study of autobiographers and their works, those from whom examples are taken are Boswell, Byron, Bertrand Russell, J. R. Ackerley, Stephen Spender and others. 222pp book and wrapper are near fine with very slight fading to spine. 
Price: 10.95 GBP
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Early Life of D H Lawrence, Ada Lawrence, G Stuart Gelder
12 Ada Lawrence, G Stuart Gelder Early Life of D H Lawrence
London Martin Secker 1932 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on the early life of D H Lawrence. 218 pages in overall clean condition, just some occasional light foxing which is heavier on the endpapers and first and last couple of pages, the pages are untrimmed on two sides. Many B/w photographs, all present as listed. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, gold lettering dulled on spine. a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Life of St George, Alexander Barclay
13 Alexander Barclay The Life of St George
London Oxford University Press 1960 Reprint Gold Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Reprint published for the Early English Text Society, 120 pages plus 8 pages with details of the Early English Text Society, pages are very bright and clean, the outer boards are very bright and clean the book looks as if it has just been published. original glassine wrapper is a little worn on edges with tiny losses, this has kept the book in beautiful condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Book of Khalid, Ameen F Rihani
14 Ameen F Rihani The Book of Khalid
Lebanon Librairie Du Liban 2000 0963434985 / 9780963434982 Sixth Edition Reprint Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 7 Inches Kahlil Gibran 
Sixth edition of this book sub titled the 20th century key to Arab American literature, 364 pages in very bright clean condition, several B/w illustrations by Kahlil Gibran,all present. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Case Against Andrew Fane, Anthony Gilbert
15 Anthony Gilbert The Case Against Andrew Fane
London W Collins Sons and Co Ltd for the Crime Club Ltd 1931 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this crime novel by Anthony Gilbert, 252 pages plus 4 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just a few light brown spots to outer edges of pages and on the occassional page very light indeed. Neat ink name of former owner on front endpaper. Outer boards a little rubbed and worn on one corner, lettering and background of spine faded. Though not perfect a sound copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Wherever the Fates May Fall, Bill Randle
16 Bill Randle Wherever the Fates May Fall
Bromley UK Independent Books 2009 187283678X / 9781872836782 First Edition First Private Printing Boards Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author
First edition of this novel of the RAF in the Second World War, privately printed by the author , SIGNED by him on rear of front endpaper, With best wishes Bill Randle. 236 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to edges of first and last couple of pages. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, small indentation to spine of wrapper and book, minor blemish. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 29.99 GBP
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The Good Humoured Ladies a Comedy, Carlo Goldoni
17 Carlo Goldoni The Good Humoured Ladies a Comedy
London C W Beaumont 1922 First Limited/ Numbered Edition Illustrated Boards Cloth Spine Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Ethelbert White 
First edition limited to 400 copies this is number154, contains 78 pages in very bright clean condition in hand made paper untrimmed on two sides. Several sigle colour illustrations,all present, NO dustwrapper, outer decorated boards are worn on edges and corners and a little darkened to edges and slightly browned on spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Two Peniless Princesses, Charlotte M Yonge
18 Charlotte M Yonge Two Peniless Princesses
London Macmillan and Co. 1891 Gold Embossed Cloth Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 19.5 x 13 Cms 
Historical novel set in Scotland, 263 pages plus 44 pages of book adverts numbered 7/50/9/92. Attractive gold embossed blue cloth covers, School Board of London prize certificate on inside cover and attendance prize stamp rear of title page, little browning to endpapers and outer edges of pages but not inside. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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The Perfumed Garden of the Cheikh Nefzaoui, Cheikh Nefzaoui
19 Cheikh Nefzaoui The Perfumed Garden of the Cheikh Nefzaoui
London Cosmopoli for the Kama Shastra Society 1886 First Private Circulation Edition Gold Embossed Vellum Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First revised and corrected edition of this work, printed for private circulation for the Kama Shastra Society London in 1886.Contains 256 pages in bright clean condition except for last page and half title page which are browned see images, endpapers have light foxing. NO dustwrapper, outer vellum boards are a little dusty from age. Overall a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 245.00 GBP
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A Sleep of Prisoners a Play, Christopher Fry  SIGNED
20 Christopher Fry SIGNED A Sleep of Prisoners a Play
London Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press 1951 Reprint Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
Second impression of this play by Christopher Fry, published July 1951 SIGNED by him on title page dated 1983. Contains 51 pages in very bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers where dustwrapper flaps have lain, dustwrapper is bright just some light browning to extreme edges and slightly darker on spine price clipped to front flap. A nice example of this book espacially with signature SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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