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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

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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

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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry consisting of old heroic ballads, songs and other pieces of the earlier poets

By: Percy, Thomas

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Templeman: 1839

Seller ID: 003781


octavo (23.5 by 16 cms) text of 307 pages including index, nicely bound in old half green morocco, spine gilt with raised bands, marbled end-papers, presentation inscription on fly-leaf, half title lightly foxed, a clean and sound copy in an attractive binding £28.00 View more info

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

By: Rousseau, J J

Price: £135.00

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 £135.00 View more info

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The Plays of Shakespeare edited by Howard Staunton, three volumes

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1858

Seller ID: 000857


three volumes, large octavo (9.5 by 6.5 inches) profusely illustrated with full-page and text engravings by John Gilbert, nicely bound in half dark red morocco, spines with elaborate gilt decoration, short tear in frontispiece.joints slightly tender but a sound, clean and complete set in an attractive period binding. £80.00 View more info

The Works of Shakespeare, reprinted from the early editions

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1885

Seller ID: 003797


a finely bound copy, octavo (18.5 by 12.5 cms) text of 748 pages illustrated with a portrait and 4 plain plates, nicely bound in half dark blue calf with panelled spine richly tooled in gilt, red lettering label, marbled sides and end-papers, trivial rubbing to corners, light browning to title page otherwise a very pleasant copy in an attractive binding £28.00 View more info