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Comic History of Rome

By: A BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott LEECH, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 0,:

Seller ID: 33436


à BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott. The Comic History of Rome. Illustrated by John Leech. [L.] : Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 10, Bouverie Street, n.d. Pp (2),[v]-xii,[1]-308,(2),+ engraved title page + 10 hand-coloured full-page plates. Also, many text illustrations. 8vo, red half-leather, raised bands, gilt compartments, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Light edgewear, some foxingto first and last few leaves, else a very good, tight copy. 350.00 View more info

Green Julia. 1st UK in dj.

By: ABLEMAN, Paul Methuen's Modern Plays)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 73364


ABLEMAN, Paul. Green Julia. London: Methuen and Co., (1966). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-61,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Methuen's Modern Plays series. The fourth play by the English playwright. Some light edge-spotting, a bit musty, else vg in lightly rubbed, sticker-ghosted dj. 25.00 View more info

First Light. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ACKROYD, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1989, ISBN:0241124980:

Seller ID: 7046


ACKROYD, Peter. First Light. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1989). First UK Edition. Pp. 328. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Remaindered "R" to front pastedown, else vg in lightly edgeworn dj. 25.00 View more info

Last Testament of Oscar Wilde. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ACKROYD, Peter WILDE, Oscar)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, 1983, ISBN:0241109647:

Seller ID: 63372


ACKROYD, Peter. The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde. L: Hamish Hamilton, (1983). First Printing. Pp. 185. 8vo, green cloth, gilt titles to spine. A fictionalization of Oscar Wilde's last years, living in Paris, in poverty and isolation. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Nancy Mitford: a Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ACTON, Harold MITFORD, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 92


[MITFORD, Nancy] ACTON, Harold. Nancy Mitford : A Memoir. London : Hamish Hamilton, 1975. Pp (10),xi-xvi,1-252,(2) + 12 pp plates. 8vo, rose cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Ritchie, Harold Acton : A Bibliography. A23a. Several page corner creased from in-lieu-of-book-mark folding over, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. Ex libris Rev. R.J. MacSween (1915-1990) with his name on flyleaf. 25.00 View more info

Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. 1st US in dj

By: ADAMS, Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1988,:

Seller ID: 6787


ADAMS, Douglas. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. N.Y.:Simon and Schuster, (1988). First US Printing. Pp 319. 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown boards. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800. in dj.

By: ADAMS, Eleanor N. Yale Studies in English, 55

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Archon Books, New Haven, CT, 1970,:

Seller ID: 72345


ADAMS, Eleanor N. Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800 . [New Haven, CT]: Archon Books, 1970. Pp. [1]-204,(4). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Yale Studies in English, volume 55. "When Old English was a spoken language there was no scholarship, in the strict sense. How andwhen did the study of the language and literature of Old English begin and what obstacles did it meet in its development? The first old English book was published in 1566 and the first professorship of the language in an English university was established in 1795. This study has considerably wid... View more info

Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. Canadian Collins White Circle paperback.

By: ADAMS, Herbert. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition, 279.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 105115


ADAMS, Herbert. The Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. [Front cover adds: "Murder on a Honeymoon"]. Toronto: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., (1946). First thus printing. A White Circle Pocket Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. Small 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers with yellow and black lettering to front cover, yellow and black lettering to red spine, all edges dyed red. Mass market paperback. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition number 279. "When on his wedding night Matt Pender, popular night club violinist, disappeared, hisdistracted bride sought the assistance of her old friend Roger ... View more info

In the Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald. no dj

By: ADAMS, Morley BORROW, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jarrold & Sons, 1915,:

Seller ID: 21


[BORROW, George] ADAMS, Morley. In the Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald. L.: Jarrold & Sons, n.d. Pp. 262. Port. frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. One plate partially detached, spine slightly faded, some foxing to edges, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Girl in a Swing. First Edition. 1st issue, in dustjacket.

By: ADAMS, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, London, 1980,:

Seller ID: 5869


ADAMS, Richard. The Girl in a Swing. (London) : Allen Lane, (1980). First Issue. Pp 397. 8vo, green cloth. Very good in dustjacket. (with Canadian price). 60.00 View more info

Maia. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1984,:

Seller ID: 20217


ADAMS, Richard. Maia. (L.: 1984). Vg-ine in dj. 20.00 View more info

Day Gone By : An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1990, ISBN:0091739675:

Seller ID: 24620


ADAMS, Richard. The Day Gone By : An Autobiography. London : Hutchinson, (1990). First Printing. Pp 398. "This captivating and beautifully-written memoir follows Adams from his birth in 1920 to the end of the Second World War. It contains a memorable recreation of the Adams family, while recording the childhood of an observant, deeply sensitive boy in Newbury, Berkshire, from the mid 1920s on." Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Voyage Through the Antarctic. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY LOCKLEY, Ronald HIRST-SMITH, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1983, ISBN:0394528581:

Seller ID: 19318


ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY. Voyage Through the Antarctic. Photographs by Peter Hirst-Smith. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First US Edition. Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Adams set out with Ronald Lockley and photographer Peter Hirst-0Smith aboard a ship that would take them -- and seventy-five other passengers [aboard the Lindblad Explorer] -- down from Tierra del Fuego and eventually back up to the southern tip of New Zealand: a trip of some 6,500 miles along the coasts and through the seas of Antarctica. [...] They visited Captain Scott's huts -- one built in 1902, t... View more info

Iron Wolf and other Stories. 1st UK in dj

By: ADAMS, Richard GILBERT, Yvonne CAMPBELL, Jennifer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, 1980,:

Seller ID: 193


ADAMS, Richard. The Iron Wolf and other stories. Colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert. Black and white drawings by Jennifer Campbell. (L): Allen Lane, (1980). Pp. 141. Double column. 8vo, brown cloth. Vg in vg unclipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Unbroken Web. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Richard Gilbert, Yvonne Campbell, Jennifer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown, 1980,:

Seller ID: 16477


ADAMS, Richard. The Unbroken Web : Stories and Fables. Colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert. Black and white drawings by Jennifer Campbell. N.Y.: Crown Publishers, (1980). This is the US edition of The Iron Wolf and Other Stories.Fine in price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Windsor Castle : An Historical Romance. First Illustrated Edition.

By: AINSWORTH, William Harrison. JOHANNOT, Tony. CRUIKSHANK, George. DELAMOTTE, W. Alfred.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn, Publisher, London, 1843,:

Seller ID: 103037


AINSWORTH, William Harrison. Windsor Castle : An Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot. With designs on wood, by W. Alfred Delamotte. London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, MDCCCXLIII [1843]. FirstIllustrated Edition. Pp. (8),[iii]-x,(2),[1]-324,(4), frontispiece, + 18 l eaves of plates, illustrated title page, with original red cloth boards andspine sewn into the binding. With several wood engravings to text. 8vo, re bound in half red morocco, with marbled boards, marbled cloth-covered endpapers, gilt tooled bands to front board, gilt decoration, five raised bands,... View more info

Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. in poor dj

By: ALCOCK, D. G. Chatto Career Book for Boys

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chattos and Windus, 1959,:

Seller ID: 47326


ALCOCK, D. G. Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. L: Chattos and Windus, 1959. Pp. 141. 8vo, blue cloth. A Chattos Career Book for Boys A young apprentice's dream of life at sea becomes a reality, when he finally recieves his Chief's ticket in marine engineering. Some browning to lower spine, faint brown spotting to endpapers and first few leaves, else vg in poor dj (tape repair across front panel, lower 3 inches of rear panel missing, spine ends and edges chipped, tear to front fold, rubbed). 35.00 View more info

Poems of Richard Aldington. First American Edition.

By: ALDINGTON, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1934,:

Seller ID: 5567


ALDINGTON, Richard. The Poems of Richard Aldington. Garden City, New York :Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,1934. First US Edition. Pp. 372. 8vo, bla ck cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Kershaw, A Bibliography of the Works of Richard Aldington, 34. Spine sunned to brown, some small specks to rubbed cloth, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Complete Poems of Richard Aldington. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ALDINGTON, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Allan Wingate,, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 57829


ALDINGTON, Richard. The Complete Poems of Richard Aldington. London : AllanWingate, (1948). First Edition. Pp 366. 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in rubb ed and nicked dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Complete Poems of Richard Aldington. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ALDINGTON, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Allan Wingate,, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 4343


ALDINGTON, Richard. The Complete Poems of Richard Aldington. London : AllanWingate, (1948). First Edition. Pp 366. 8vo, blue cloth. Kershaw, A Biblio graphy of the Works of Richard Aldington, 35. Very good in dustjacket (half-inch chip to top rear panel). 60.00 View more info