Category: Literature


Showing 1-20 of 41

Plays: Four Eighteenth-century plays: She wou'd if she Cou'd: The Drummer: The Provok'd Wife: The Atheist

By: N/A

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Jacob Tonson: 1735

Seller ID: 002838

Condition: Good

a group of four plays bound in one volume, octavo (6.5 by3.8 inches) old full calf. Ttitles are:She Wou'd, if She Cou'd. A Comedy by Sir George Etherege (lacks frontis) The Drummer: or, The Haunted-House. A Comedy by Thomas Addison (lacks frontis) The Provok'd Wife; A Comedy by John Vanbrugh with a frontis: The Atheist: or. The Second Part of the Soldier's Fortune by Thomas Otway, with a frontis. Some light thumbing otherwise clean and sound. £42.00 View more info

Recueil de Poesies diverse de M. Robbe de Beauveset

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Paris, Jean Fort: 1921

Seller ID: 003636

octavo 24 by 14.5 cms text of 188 pages, with portrait, bound in lemon cloth with vellum spine, paper label, edges untrimmed, edition limited to 800 numbered copies, a litle light dust marking to the covers otherwise a nice clean copy £28.00 View more info

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

Image for Fine French Bindings 30 volume set: Oeuvres Completes des Rollin

Fine French Bindings 30 volume set: Oeuvres Completes des Rollin

By: N/A

Price: £315.00

Publisher: Paris, Firmin Didot: 1821

Seller ID: 004288

A complete set in 30 volumes nicely bound in uniform half red morocco,marbled sides and end-papers, the spines with attractive gilt decoration and titles, large octavo 23 by 14 cms (9 by 5.5 inches) Some trivial scuffing to a few spines, a number of spine ends lightly rubbed. a very small split in the paper of the first three leaves of volume 14-text not affected, a small area of faint browning to the half title of volume 7, the title and half title in volume 9 have been removed The contents clean throughout, no foxing, browning, signatures or,other marks..A handsome set, the bindin... View more info

A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning with photographic illustrations by Payne Jennings

By: Barrett Browning, Elizabeth

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Suttaby & Co: 1884

Seller ID: 003798

two volumes in one as issued, octavo (17.5 by 11 cms) text of 267 and 262 pages illustrated with 2 portraits, a vignette photo on the first title page and 6 original photographs by Payne Jennings, bound in original full padded morocco, decorated end-papers, all edges gilt, spine rubbed and worn at the head, both portraits offset, in the first part to title page, end-papers at both inner joints split but binding not affected, very clean and sound. £28.00 View more info

Image for Eh Joe and other writings

Eh Joe and other writings

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £41.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1967

Seller ID: 004274

first edition, a bright clean copy in an unclipped dust wrapper which is in nice condition, no internal marks, signatures or inscriptions, free end-papers with very faint partial toning, slim octavo text of 44 pages View more info

Poets' Grammar. Person, Time and Mood in Poetry

By: Berry, Francis

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1958

Seller ID: 003295

octavo (22 by 14.5 cms) original pink cloth in unclipped dust jacket,, first edition, ink number on inside flap of jacket the spine of which is a bit dull, small name stamp on front end paper and ticket holder inside rear cover, no other marks or stamps and overall a bright clean and sound copy View more info

The Grave. A Poem illustrated by twelve etchings from the original inventions by William Blake

By: Blair, Robert

Price: £22.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1903

Seller ID: 003645

slim octavo 18 by 11.5 cms,text of 44 pages, illustrated with a portrait and 12 etchings including the title page. all from the originals by Blake, red cloth, top edge gilt, paper label, light foxing to the letterpress title page, occasional foxing spots in the text, heavier on the last few leaves, corners lightly bumped a clean and sound copy otherwise-no internal marks or signatures. £22.00 View more info

Poetical Sketches

By: Blake, William

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Noel Douglas: 1926

Seller ID: 002753

an excellent facsimile of the 1783 edition, slim octavo (9 by 6 inches) 70 pages, original cream boards, a fine copy £12.00 View more info

A Concordance to Conrad's Almayer's Folly

By: Briggum, Sue M: Bender, Todd K

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing: 1976

Seller ID: 003583

ISBN: 0824098439

Very rare, quarto 29 by 22.5 cms, main text of 146 pages plus 16 preliminary pages including index, bibliography and a note on the concordance, original green cloth, small area of insect damage to blank lower margin of front end-paper and first 5 leaves (text unaffected), binding covered with clear plastic, contents clean and unmarked. £28.00 View more info

Image for Emma de Lissau. a narrative of striking vicissitudes...illustratative of the Manners and Customs of the Jews

Emma de Lissau. a narrative of striking vicissitudes...illustratative of the Manners and Customs of the Jews

By: Bristow, Amelia

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt: 1837

Seller ID: 004283

fourth edition octavo 17 by 11 cms (6.8 by 4.3 inches) text of 368 pages, bound in old half brown calf with marbled sides, old signature and date on title page, light scuffing of the spine otherwise a very clean and sound copy View more info

The Broad Highway

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1912

Seller ID: 004258

illustrated with 24 coloured plates by C E Brock, text of 493 pages, original decorative covers, top edge gilt, thick octavo 23 by 17 cms (9 by 6.8 inches) some faint toning of free end-papers otherwise a very bright, clean copy,sound and firm in the binding-no signatures or inscriptions View more info

The Money Moon

By: Farnol, Jeffrey

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1914

Seller ID: 004257

illustrated with 23 coloured plates by Edmund Blampied, original pictorial covers top edge gilt, text of 350 pages two small faint marks on the half title, final blank leaf and half title lightly foxed, occasional light foxing and faint marginal browning to a few text leaves. Each plate with a captioned tissue guard. A bright clean copy, no internal marks signatures or inscriptions View more info

Sir Andrew Wylie Of That Ilk

By: Galt, John

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood: 1822

Seller ID: 003887

first edition, three volumes, octavo 18 by 11 cms, uniformly bound in half black calf with gilt titles, all half titles present, some spotting and dustiness, mostly marginal, last few leaves of volume two with a small ink mark to the outer edge of blank lower corner, small brown stain to the blank lower corner of a few leaves in volume three, old signature and date on each half title. £42.00 View more info

Iphigenia in Tauris, with Original Poems (privately printed)

By: Goethe, J W

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Sidmouth, Privately Printed: 1851

Seller ID: 002557

a rare edition, privately printed in Sidmouth, octavo (7.6 by 4.8 inches) original red cloth, 200 pages, signature and date on front end-paper, long contemporary inscription on half title, some foxing, mostly to the first and last few leaves, very clean and sound otherwise.£18.00 View more info

A Camel in the Sea (illustrated Paul Galdone)

By: Goetz, Lee Garrett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1967

Seller ID: 003152

First UK edition. Square octavo (8.4 by 6 inches) This is a fine copy with the unclipped dust wrapper.. A scarce book. The text runs to 60 pages and is extensively illustrated with drawings by the noted illustrator Paul Galdone. The dust jacket design is identical to that of the covers. It was issued in the Read Alone series by Hamish Hamilton. The US edition appeared in 1966. Corners slightly bumped, very minor signs of use to the dust wrapper otherwise a fine unmarked copy-no internal marks or signatures, the wrapper unclipped. £16.00 View more info

Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick

By: Hale, Edward Everett edits

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1895

Seller ID: 003669

octavo 19 by 13 cms, text of 155 pages plus 60 pages of introduction and 40 pages of notes, glossary and index, original green cloth, some pencil underlinings in the Notes otherwise a very clean sound copy, no signatures or inscriptions. £18.00 View more info

The Works in prose and verse of Charles and Mary Lamb, two volumes

By: Hutchinson, Thomas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde: 1908

Seller ID: 002279

two volumes, octavo (7.5 by 5 inches) with a frontispiece portrait to each volume, original blind-stamped green cloth, a bright, clean and sound set. £20 View more info

Selected Poems

By: Kavanagh P J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1982

Seller ID: 002425

first edition, slim medium octavo (8.6 by 5.5 inches) a fine copy in unclipped dust jacket £15.00 View more info

Wee Willie Winkie and other stories

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Allahabad, A H Wheeler and Co: 1890

Seller ID: 002085

slim octavo (8.5 by 5.5 inches) 96 pages plus original printed paper wrappers, ninth edition, undated but circa 1895,spine worn and covers chipped with small loss to rear cover but a clean, sound and complete copy of a fragile item. View more info