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The London Mercury

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002791

Condition: Very Good


First editions. Original, frayed wraps. No marks or inscriptions. Contents include poems by Thomas Hardy, Rupert Brooke, Siegfried Sassoon, Walter de la Mare, James Elroy Flecker, Robert Graves and Frances Brett-Young. Articles by Aldous Huxley, Joseph Conrad, G K Chesterton etc. Includes November 1919 Vol 1 No. 1 * December 1919 Vol 1 No. 2 * January 1920 Vol 1 No. 3 & February 1920 Vol 1 No. 4. Nice and clean internally. First edition means first edition, first printin... View more info

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The Purgatorio of Dante Alighieri

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1903

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001821

Condition: Good++


Temple Classics. No marks or inscriptions. Detatched spine, repaired with sellotape. Tissue guarded frontis. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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A Latin Anthology

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001903

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Engraved frontis plate of Caesar. Original blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles & decoration. Golden Treasury Series. Fore edge uncut. Includes Lucretius, Virgil, Horace etc. Complete with index. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Fans in Fashion 1975

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bradford, Northway: 1975

Seller ID: 003144

Condition: Very Good


No marks or inscriptions. Exhibition catalog presenting a survey of the fascinating variety of fans used in this country from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Illustrated. Unusual and scarce item. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Genteel Houshold Furniture in the Present Taste

By: A Society of Upholsterers, Cabinet Makers, Etc. With a New Introduction By Christopher Gilbert

Price: £155.00

Publisher: UK, EP: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003248

ISBN: 0715812408

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight creasing. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. A facsimile of the second edition, published by Robert Sayer, London, [1764 or 1765]. Made from a copy belonging to the Chippendale Society. Genteel houshold furniture in the present taste. By a society of upholsterers, cabinet-makers, etc. Containing upwards of 350 designs in four parts. This volume is one of the few eig... View more info

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A Collectors History of Fans

By: Armstrong, Nancy

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003243

ISBN: 0289703948

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with some edge creasing. Sunned spine. Owners bookplate on ffep. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. SIGNED by author. Nancy Armstrong documents the long and fascinating history of the fan. Extensively illustrated. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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A Book of Golden Thoughts

By: Attwell, Henry

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1888

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001904

Condition: Very Good


No marks or inscriptions. Slight foxing. Gilt lettering to spine. Blue cloth, gilt medallion profile. Golden Treasury Series. Tissue guarded frontis. Top edge gilt. Translations. Subject and name index. Nice and clean internally and externally. A lovely item. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Report from Formosa

By: Bate, H Maclear

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002850

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with minimal edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This book is completely frank. After an account of the history, geography, economy and social life of the island, he examines the contemporary situation from all angles. Essential reading for all who would be well informed on Far Eastern affairs. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly... View more info

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China Shakes the World

By: Belden, Jack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1951

Seller ID: 002896

Condition: Very Good


3rd Impression. Unclipped dustwrapper with lightly chipped spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Beyond doubt one of the most valuable books ever written about China. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Beats, Bohemians and Intellectuals

By: Burns, Jim

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Trent: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001702

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps. No marks or inscriptions. Expatriates in Paris in the 1920s, radical writers in the 1930s, New York Intellectuals in the 1940s, Beat poets in the 1950s: these are just some of the subjects covered. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Letters of the Late William Cowper Esq. To His Friends

By: Cowper, William

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, 1820

Seller ID: 000635

Condition: Very Good


Magnificent pocket edition 10cm x 20cm. Exquisite leather and gilt tooled binding. Frontispiece bookplate and one other. A little rubbed and worn externally. Marbled endpapers. Final endpaper nicked at top edge. A little foxed inside. An exquisite edition. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Life of Our Lord

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers: 1934

Seller ID: 001249

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS, slight wear to extremities. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Variant blue cloth with top edge gilt and marbled endpapers, in original dustjacket. Dickens last book to be published. Written for his children, Dickens stated that it was not to be published during their lifetimes. Extensively illustrated. Lovely and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearl... View more info

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Alexanderplatz the Story of Franz Biberkopf

By: Doblin, Alfred

Price: £33.00

Publisher: London, Secker, Martin: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000248

Condition: Fair


Slightly sunned spine. Corners a little bumped. Slightly marked cover. Fore edge uncut. A masterpiece of German Literature, this was the first German novel to adopt the technique from James Joyce. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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More Pot-Pourri from a Surrey Garden

By: Earle, Mrs C W

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002773

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Previous owner bookplates. Original cloth. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to darkened spine. Edges uncut. Mrs C W Earle gives advice on everything from the garden, cooking, to the education of the children. References to many early English cookbooks. 453 pages inc index. 14 pages of publishrs adverts. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Popular Tales

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1903

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002090

Condition: Very Good


First illustrated pocket classics edition. No marks or inscriptions. Darkened spine. With an introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Illustrated by Chris Hammond. Top edge gilt. Includes publishers advertisments at rear. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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UNIVERSUM. Det oandligt stora och det oandligt Lilla

By: F A Pouchet

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Stockholm, 1880

Seller ID: 002818

Condition: Good++


Ownership inscription on ffep. Gilt lettering to spine. Gilt design to scuffed front board. Text in Dutch. UNIVERSUM. Det oandligt stora och det oandligt lilla. Skildringar fran naturens all omraden. Autoriserad bearbetning efter tredje franska upplagan. THE UNIVERSE Or the Infinitely Great and the Infinitely Little. Translated from the French. Extensively illustrated. Nice and clean internally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly ... View more info

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The Housewifes ABC

By: Fales, Winnifred S & Hunter, Janet

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003439

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped, frayed and worn dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Black lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally. Book in two parts. Part I. Practical Hints on the Details of Housework and Management. Part II. Simple Remedies for Emergencies and Directions for Rendering First Aid. Scarce in wrapper. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Discovery of Noahs Ark

By: Fasold, David

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002910

ISBN: 0283060069

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The discovery of Noah's Ark is one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century, solving a mystery that has puzzled scientists for many centuries. The story of the clues which led to its detection - not on Mount Ararat, as had been thought, but on Mount Mahser Dagi (the Doomsday Mountain) some 17 miles to the south - is astonishing, and the material uncovered... View more info

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The Gypsies

By: Fraser, Angus

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Blackwell: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003574

ISBN: 0631159673

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Since their unexplained appearance in Europe over nine centuries ago, the Gypsies have doggedly refused to fall in with conventional settled life. From the Balkans they gradually spread over the entire continent. When, in the 15th century, they knocked at the gates of Western Europe in the guise of pilgrims, they aroused intense curiosity as well as suspicion, and theo... View more info

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Small Groups Studies in Social Interaction

By: Hare, A. Paul, Borgatta, Edgar F., Bales, Robert F.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000231

Condition: Very Good


The study of small groups is important not only to those that specialize in social science, but also to those of us who want to understand better our own behaviour and the behaviour of our fellows. Complete. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info