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Crowned Masterpieces of Eloquence representing the advance of civilization

By: N/A

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, International University Society: 1914

Seller ID: 003941


an unusually nice clean set, uniformly bound in the original half mock green morocco with richly decorated spines, top edges gilt, 10 volumes large octavo 24 by 16.5 cms, each volume with numerous black and white plates, title pages printed in red and black, end-papers toned otherwise a near-fine set-no internal marks or signatures. Note that it's a heavy set so will need extra postage, please enquire £90.00 View more info

Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1910

Seller ID: 004199


nicely bound in full maroon morocco. gilt spine and edges, matching maroon end-papers, illustrated with 8 plain plates by William Sewell, small octavo 15.5 by 10.5 cms, (6.25 by 4.25 inches) a bright clean copy-no internal marks or inscriptions View more info

The Works of Charles Dickens. The Household Edition (fine binding)

By: Dickens, Charles: Ambrus Victor G

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1892

Seller ID: 003983


A complete set, in a handsome binding, of the Household Edition of Dickens' works. There are 22 titles in the set which is here bound in 7 thick octavo volumes 24.5 by 17.6 cms ( 9.6 by 7 inches) Profusely illustrated with plates and text wood engravings and with pictorial title pages to each work. Bound in half green calf with red lettering labels, spines with elaborate gilt decoration, marbled edges and end-papers. Spines lightly faded, very slight scuffing to the spin... View more info

Real Grit

By: Hocking Silas K

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1887

Seller ID: 003653


an early edition in an unusually bright binding, undated but circa 1887, octavo 18.5 by 12.5 cms text of 304 pages, illustrated with 6 plain plates, 8-page publisher's cataloguem at end, pictorial green cloth gilt, all edges gilt, prize label pasted on to front fly-leaf which is slightly crinkled but a bright clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions. £22.00 View more info

Stories From The Faerie Queene (fine binding)

By: Macleod, Mary

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Gardner, Darton & Co: 1903

Seller ID: 004180


Octavo 20 by 14.5 cms (8 by 5.75 inches), This is a finely-bound copy in full tree calf with marbled end-papers and edges. The text runs to 395 pages and is profusely illustrated with full-page and text illustrations by A G Walker. It's in fine condition-no internal marks, signatures or inscriptions-firm and sound in the binding. The stories are taken from Edmund Spenser's epic poem which first appeared in 1590. Fabulous stories of knights, dragons, damsels, adventure... View more info

Charles-Quint son abdication son sejour et sa mort au monastere de yuste

By: Mignet, M

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Paris, Didier et Cie: 1862

Seller ID: 003462


octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 463 pages, red moroco spine with gilt panels,red cloth sides, front cover with the gilt stamp of the Lycee de Bordeaux, spine bright and clean, occasional light foxing else contents fine, sides lightly mottled (see photo) £36.00 View more info

Oeuvres Completes de J. J. Rousseau avec des notes historiques

By: Rousseau, J J

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Furne: 1835

Seller ID: 001550


the complete works (French text) collected in four thick volumes, large octavo (25 by 16 cms) well illustrated with full-page engravings, all with the original tissue guards, uniformly bound in contemporary quarter red calf with elaborate gilt spines, marbled sides and end-papers, some light rubbing, occasional foxing but a very clean, sound and attractively-bound set. Please note that this heavy set will need extra postage £165.00 View more info