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1911 Aucassin and Nicolete Harold Child A. Anderson Illustrated Colour Plates
1911 Aucassin and Nicolete Harold Child A. Anderson Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £140.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this medieval French work 'Aucassin and Nicolete', here edited by Harold Child, and illustrated by Anne Anderson. 'Aucassin and Nicolette' is an anonymous French...

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1911 D H Lawrence The White Peacock First Edition Novel Romance Provincialism
1911 D H Lawrence The White Peacock First Edition Novel Romance Provincialism

Price: £450.00

A first edition and first printing copy of D.H. Lawrence's first novel, 'The White Peacock'.First UK edition. Preceded by the American edition by one day. With pages 227-230 cancels as is called for. Publisher's small windmill device...

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1911 D H Lawrence The White Peacock Novel First Edition
1911 D H Lawrence The White Peacock Novel First Edition

Price: £300.00

A first UK edition of D H Lawrence's The White Peacock.An early novel of D H Lawrence, The White Peacock was rewritten three times and was inspired by the 1891 painting An Idyll by Maurice Greiffenhagen.

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1911 English Songs of Italian Freedom Arranged George Macaulay Trevelyan 1st Ed
1911 English Songs of Italian Freedom Arranged George Macaulay Trevelyan 1st Ed

Price: £33.99

A lyrical collection of English songs regarding the subject of Italian freedom. First edition. Chosen and arranged with an introduction by George Macaulay Trevelyan. With a "Presentation Copy" blind stamp to the title page. ...

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1911 Horace Annesley VACHELL John VERNEY Novel
1911 Horace Annesley VACHELL John VERNEY Novel

Price: £29.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine, marble paper covered boards, and marble paper pastedowns. This is volume 4258 of the Tauchnitz Edition Collection of British Authors. Horace Annesley Vachell (18611955) was a prolific...

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1911 MAHATMA HARE Dream Story Rider Haggard Illus First
1911 MAHATMA HARE Dream Story Rider Haggard Illus First

Price: £165.00

A first edition of this wonderful tale, conjured by a dream of the author and here recorded and beautifully illustrated. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece and eleven further full page illustrations in the text,...

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1911 Man of Property John Galsworthy Forsyte Saga First Book
1911 Man of Property John Galsworthy Forsyte Saga First Book

Price: £190.00

A late-Edwardian copy of the first novel in the Forsyte Sage by John Galsworthy. In this first novel of the Forsyte Saga, after introducing us to the impressive array of Forsytes headed by the formidable Aunt Ann, Galsworthy moves...

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1911 Mine Own People by Rudyard Kipling Fiction Novel India Colonialism
1911 Mine Own People by Rudyard Kipling Fiction Novel India Colonialism

Price: £19.99

A little-known novel by Rudyard Kipling, set in Northern India.  Kipling (1865   1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India...

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1911 Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Fiction Poetry Snowbound
1911 Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Fiction Poetry Snowbound

Price: £29.99

A really rather attractively bound copy of the works of Whittier. John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 September 7, 1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United...

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1911 Puck of Pook's Hill Rudyard Kipling Illustrated
1911 Puck of Pook's Hill Rudyard Kipling Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A smart copy of this anthology by Rudyard Kipling. Puck of Pook's Hill is a historical fantasy book by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1906, containing a series of short stories set in different periods of English history. The stories...

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1911 Red Eve H. Rider Haggard First Edition Colour Illustrated
1911 Red Eve H. Rider Haggard First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A first edition copy of this thrilling historical adventure novel by H. Rider Haggard, set in the reign of Edward III. Henry Rider Haggard was a renowned English writer who is best known for...

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1911 Religio Medici and Other Essays Thomas Browne Fine Binding
1911 Religio Medici and Other Essays Thomas Browne Fine Binding

Price: £49.99

An attractively bound copy of this collection of essays by seventeenth century scientist, Thomas Browne. Browne's first well-known work was Religio Medici ('The Religion of a Physician'). This work was circulated as a manuscript...

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1911 The Mahatma and the Hare a Dream Story H. Rider Haggard Illustrated 1st
1911 The Mahatma and the Hare a Dream Story H. Rider Haggard Illustrated 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of Henry Rider Haggard's existential novel 'The Mahatma and the Hare', illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. 'The Mahatma and the Hare' follows a man who...

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1911 The School for Scandal Richard Brinsley Sheridan Hugh Thomson Illustrated
1911 The School for Scandal Richard Brinsley Sheridan Hugh Thomson Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A handsome copy of this work by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, profusely illustrated with numerous plates throughout. A theatrical work by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Undated, dated using Copac....

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1911 The School For Scandal Richard Brinsley Sheridan Illustrated Hugh Thompson
1911 The School For Scandal Richard Brinsley Sheridan Illustrated Hugh Thompson

Price: £39.00

A copy of Sheridan's famous comedy, illustrated with wonderful coloured plates. Featuring 25 tipped-in colour plates by Hugh Thomson, including a frontispiece. With an illustrated titlepage and numerous black and white illustrations...

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1911 The School for Scandal Richard Sheridan Hugh Thomson Illus Colour Plates
1911 The School for Scandal Richard Sheridan Hugh Thomson Illus Colour Plates

Price: £95.00

A colourfully illustrated copy of Richard Sheridan's popular play 'The School for Scandal', illustrated by Hugh Thomson. This play is the most famous work of the playwright Richard Sheridan....

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1911 The Song of RENNY Maurice HEWLETT 1st Ed
1911 The Song of RENNY Maurice HEWLETT 1st Ed

Price: £129.99

A bright, clean first edition of Hewlett's The Song of Renny with original dustwrapper. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Original 1911 dustwrapper. Maurice Henry Hewlett, 1861...

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1911 The Witch Ladder by Edward S Tylee Fiction Novel Somerset Very Scarce
1911 The Witch Ladder by Edward S Tylee Fiction Novel Somerset Very Scarce

Price: £49.99

A early 20th century work of fiction by Edward Sydney Tylee. "A Story of Somerset in the Latter Days of Victoria." With the copperplate inscription of a Mrs Walker to front free endpaper. Very scarce.

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1911-12 16vols The Writings of Mrs Humphry Ward Limited Westmorland Ed Signed
1911-12 16vols The Writings of Mrs Humphry Ward Limited Westmorland Ed Signed

Price: £600.00

The complete works of Mrs Mary Augusta Humphry Ward. The Westmorland edition.Signed by the author to volume I with limited edition number 167 of 250. Illustrated throughout with photographic plates.Twelve plates to volume I, four...

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1911-12 20vols Selected Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Swanston Ed Limited Ed
1911-12 20vols Selected Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Swanston Ed Limited Ed

Price: £900.00

The Swanston Edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's works.Published in twenty five volumes, this is an incomplete set comprising of twenty volumes. As stated to edition page the swanston edition was limited to 2060 copies of which 2000...

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1911-14 12vols The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field by Eugene Field
1911-14 12vols The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field by Eugene Field

Price: £595.00

A collection of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field. Complete in twelve volumes. The set consists of: Little Book of Western Verse, Little Book of Profitable Tales, Second Book of Verse, Poems of Childhood, Holy Cross...

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1912 2vols Forest Lovers and Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett Frontispiece
1912 2vols Forest Lovers and Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett Frontispiece

Price: £35.00

Two volumes of Maurice Hewlett's work.Both with a black and white Frontispiece.Maurice Henry Hewlett (18611923), was an English historical novelist, poet and essayist. He was born at Weybridge, the eldest son of Henry Gay Hewlett,...

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1912 Arnold Bennett The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories First Ed
1912 Arnold Bennett The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories First Ed

Price: £35.00

A collection of Arnold Bennet FictionEnoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda and film.With twenty two...

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1912 In Praise of EDINBURGH Prose POETRY Masson
1912 In Praise of EDINBURGH Prose POETRY Masson

Price: £16.99

Publisher's full blue cloth binding with gilt titles to spine and black titles to front board. "The extracts gathered in this book include comments on Edinburgh from that of Ptolemy in the second century to that of King George V....

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1912 John Galsworthy For Love Of Beasts Animals' Friend Society Ed Ex Selbourne
1912 John Galsworthy For Love Of Beasts Animals' Friend Society Ed Ex Selbourne

Price: £45.00

A novella advocating animal rights, by the Nobel Prize winning English novellist. Galsworthy campaigned for a variety of causes through his writings. As well as animal rights he championed women's rights, prison reform, and opposed...

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1912 John Galsworthy For Love Of Beasts From The Selbourne Collection
1912 John Galsworthy For Love Of Beasts From The Selbourne Collection

Price: £44.00

A novella advocating animal rights, by the Nobel Prize winning English novellist. Galsworthy campaigned for a variety of causes through his writings. As well as animal rights he championed women's rights, prison reform, and opposed...

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1912 John Halifax Gentleman
1912 John Halifax Gentleman

Price: £35.00

The first edition thus of Dinak Craik's novel about the orphaned John Halifax, illustrated throughout with colour plates. The first edition thus of this work, being the first edition of this...

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1912 Madalen Edgar Boys Froissart Lord Berners Chronicles Leather Binding
1912 Madalen Edgar Boys Froissart Lord Berners Chronicles Leather Binding

Price: £85.00

A translation of Froissart's Chronicles, adapted for children, in attractive morocco prize binding.With illustrative plates throughout, the volume makes for an entertaining adaptation of the seminal Hundred Years' War prose work.There...

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1912 Marie H. Rider Haggard First Edition Michael Colour Illustrated
1912 Marie H. Rider Haggard First Edition Michael Colour Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A pleasing first edition copy of Henry Rider Haggard's incredibly popular work 'Marie'; featuring the big game hunter, adventurer, and protagonist of Haggard's best known work novel 'King Solomon's Mines', Allan Quatermain....

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1912 My Shipmate Louise Romance of a Wreck by W Clark Russell Nautical Fiction
1912 My Shipmate Louise Romance of a Wreck by W Clark Russell Nautical Fiction

Price: £44.99

A novel by the English writer William Clark Russell. Clark Russell (1844-1911) is best known for his nautical novels, of which this is an excellent example, well illustrated by the gilt detailing of ropes and fish to the front board...

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1912 Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Dickens Reynolds Illus Colour Plates
1912 Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Dickens Reynolds Illus Colour Plates

Price: £110.00

A colourfully illustrated copy of Charles Dickens' 'The Pickwick Papers', illustrated throughout by Frank Reynolds. 'The Pickwick Papers' was Dickens' first novel. Originally written in a serial...

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1912 The Big Book of Fables Walter Jerrold Charles Robinson Illustrated Stories
1912 The Big Book of Fables Walter Jerrold Charles Robinson Illustrated Stories

Price: £185.00

A large collection of Fables.Edited by Walter Jerrold, an English writer biographer and newspaper editor. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of images after illustrations by Charles Robinson, a prolific British illustrator.This work...

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1912 The Broad Highway A Romance of Kent Farnol New Illustrated Edition Brock
1912 The Broad Highway A Romance of Kent Farnol New Illustrated Edition Brock

Price: £35.00

A beautiful cosway-style binding of the new illustrated edition of 'The Broad Highway: A Romance of Kent' An elaborately decorated cosway-style binding of 'The Broad Highway: A Romance of Kent'...

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1912 The Broad Highway by Jeffery Farnol Illustrated by C E Brock
1912 The Broad Highway by Jeffery Farnol Illustrated by C E Brock

Price: £80.00

An edition of The Broad Highway a Romance of Kent by Jeffery Farnol.With Illustrations by C. E. Brock.Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 9 August 1952) was a British writer since 1907 until his death, known for his over 40 romance novels,...

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1912 The Broad Highway Jeffery Farnol C. E. Brock First Illustrated Edition
1912 The Broad Highway Jeffery Farnol C. E. Brock First Illustrated Edition

Price: £34.00

A first illustrated edition of Jeffery Farnol's 'The Broad Highway' in an elaborately decorative cosway-style binding, with coloured illustrated plates A beautiful red cloth cosway style binding...

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1912 The Episodes of Vathek William Beckford Frank Marzials
1912 The Episodes of Vathek William Beckford Frank Marzials

Price: £45.00

William Beckford's classic early Gothic tale, influenced by contemporary popular Oriental elements, and the beginnings of the Gothic movement. 'Vathek' was published in 1786, part of the growing...

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1912 The Forest Lovers a Romance by Maurice Hewlett
1912 The Forest Lovers a Romance by Maurice Hewlett

Price: £17.99

A small edition of Forest Lovers by Maurice Hewlett. With a black and white frontispiece. Maurice Henry Hewlett (18611923), was an English historical novelist, poet and essayist. He was educated at the London International...

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1912 The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow in One Volume With a Portrait
1912 The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow in One Volume With a Portrait

Price: £49.99

A lovely edition of The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow.In One Volume.With a Portrait.New impression.

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1912 The Strand Magazine Illustrated Monthly P G Wodehouse
1912 The Strand Magazine Illustrated Monthly P G Wodehouse

Price: £98.00

A single volume of the Strand Magazine from 1912.With several stories by P.G. Wodehouse including The Goal Keeper and The Plutocrat and The Man Who Dislikes Cats.

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1912-1914 3Vol Biblotheque Rose Illustree La Comtesse de Segur Nouvelle Edition
1912-1914 3Vol Biblotheque Rose Illustree La Comtesse de Segur Nouvelle Edition

Price: £79.99

A scarce collection of these illustrated novels from French novelist, Sophie Rostopchine. Nouvelle edition. The collection includes; Un Bon Petit Diable. Quel Amour D'enfant! L'Auberge de L'Ange-Gardien. Uniformly bound in...

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1913 - 1928 4vol Ivanhoe Tom Brown's School-Days Boys' Life of Col. Lawrence Illustrated
1913 - 1928 4vol Ivanhoe Tom Brown's School-Days Boys' Life of Col. Lawrence Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A uniformly bound set of four works, including a non-fiction book about the British Empire and a biography about Lawrence of Arabia during his youth. This set contains: 'Deeds that Won the...

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1913 10Vol The Works of J M Barrie Kirriemuir Editoin Limited Slipcase Peter Pan
1913 10Vol The Works of J M Barrie Kirriemuir Editoin Limited Slipcase Peter Pan

Price: £775.00

Average 150 g cloth, all without slipcasesA ten volume set of the works of J. M. Barrie.The Kirriemuir edition, complete in ten volumes.Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 63 signed by the publisher and printer.Very scarce...

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1913 Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures
1913 Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures

Price: £210.00

The first edition of this colourful collection of fanciful plates by the noted Golden Age illustrator Arthur Rackham, with forty-five tipped-in colour plates. WIth an introduction by Arthur Quiller-Couch. ...

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1913 Autumn and Winter Colour Illustrated A K Collet Beach Thomas First Edition
1913 Autumn and Winter Colour Illustrated A K Collet  Beach Thomas First Edition

Price: £58.00

The first edition of this collection of nature writings.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Illustrated, with eleven tipped in colour plates from works of Sir Alfred...

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1913 Child of the Storm H Rider Haggard Novel Allan Quatermain
1913 Child of the Storm H Rider Haggard Novel Allan Quatermain

Price: £19.99

The second book in H. Rider Haggard's Allan Quatermain trilogy. Third edition. With three illustrations, including a coloured frontispiece by A. C. Michael.

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1913 Doings and Dealings JANE BARLOW 1st Edition
1913 Doings and Dealings JANE BARLOW 1st Edition

Price: £79.99

A bright, scarce, first edition by Doings and Dealings by Jane Barlow. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. First Edition. Scarce. Jane Barlow, 1857 1917 was an Irish poet and writer. Barlow was educated at home and is...

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1913 Hobsons Choice First Edition Scarce G G Chatterton Bildungsromane Novel
1913 Hobsons Choice First Edition Scarce G G Chatterton Bildungsromane Novel

Price: £325.00

The first edition of this work by G G Chatterton.With a gift letter pasted to front pastedown from three individuals at Minster House, also known as 12 Arthur Street, London. The letter states 'We thought we would like to give you...

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1913 L'Entrave Roman Thirteenth Edition by Colette Willy
1913 L'Entrave Roman Thirteenth Edition by Colette Willy

Price: £42.00

An edition of L'Entrave by Colette Willy.Colette was the surname of the French novelist and performer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (28 January 1873 3 August 1954). She is best known for her novel Gigi, upon which Lerner and Loewe based...

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1913 La Comedie Humaine Balzac Illustrated Charles Huard restoration society
1913 La Comedie Humaine Balzac Illustrated Charles Huard restoration society

Price: £39.99

An illustrated collection of Balzac's stories of provincial French life. La Comedie Humaine is a multi-volume collection of interlinked novels and stories depicting French society in the period of the Restoration and the...

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1913 Like Nero
1913 Like Nero

Price: £240.00

A very scarce erotic work by the renowned French authors Poinsot and Normandy; translated into English and privately printed in a limited edition run by the Society of British Bibliophiles. ...

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1913 Scenes de la Boheme Henri Murger Limited Edition Flammarion Binding
1913 Scenes de la Boheme Henri Murger Limited Edition Flammarion Binding

Price: £79.99

A smart copy of Louis-Henry Murger's seminal work, Scenes de la Boheme. Although it is commonly called a novel, it doesn't follow a standard novel form. Rather, it is a collection of loosely related stories, all set in the Latin...

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1913 Shadowless Man THE COLD HEART Foster Robson
1913 Shadowless Man THE COLD HEART Foster Robson

Price: £129.99

Leather bound copy with gilt titles and detail to spine.  Book is bound with the original green and gilt cloth cover and spine. This book contains two works of fiction by A. von Chamisso and Wilhelm Hauff with an introduction Dr...

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1913 Temple Thurston Charles Robinson Open Window Illustrated First Edition
1913 Temple Thurston Charles Robinson Open Window Illustrated First Edition

Price: £45.00

An uncommon first edition of E. Temple Thurston's The Open Window, illustrated by Charles Robinson.Thurston was and Anglo-Irish poet, playwright and author, perhaps known best for his novel The City of Beautiful Nonsense, which was...

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1913 The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel Illustrated by Byam Shaw
1913 The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel Illustrated by Byam Shaw

Price: £39.00

A copy of The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel.Illustrated by Byam Shaw.Flora Annie Steel (2 April 1847 12 April 1929) was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867 she married Henry William Steel,...

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1913 The Five Nations Rudyard Kipling
1913 The Five Nations Rudyard Kipling

Price: £19.99

A poetical work from prolific poet and novelist, Rudyard Kipling. Thirteenth edition. With hand drawn illustration to the front pastedown and many pencil notes, signed by unknown illustrator Arthur Edwards. Publisher's advertisements...

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1913 The Marvellous History of The Shadowless Man The Cold Heart Illustrated
1913 The Marvellous History of The Shadowless Man The Cold Heart Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A handsomely bound work featuring two works of fiction by A. von Chamisso and Dr. A. S. Rappoport. Undated, dated using Copac. A collection of two cautionary tales by A. von Chamisso and Wilhelm...

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1913 The Open Window by E Temple Thurston Illustrated by Charles Robinson
1913 The Open Window by E Temple Thurston Illustrated by Charles Robinson

Price: £45.00

A copy of The Open Window by E. Temple Thurston.Illustrated by Charles Robinson.Ernest Temple Thurston (September 23, 1879 - March 19, 1933) was an Anglo-Irish poet, playwright and author.

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1913 The Passionate Friends by H G Wells First Edition
1913 The Passionate Friends by H G Wells First Edition

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this novel by H. G. Wells. Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 1866 13 August 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many...

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1913 The Poems of John Dryden Poetry Calf
1913 The Poems of John Dryden Poetry Calf

Price: £22.99

An Oxford Edition of The Poems of John Dryden.John Dryden (1631 12 May) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration...

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1913 The Quest of the Fish-Dog Skin James Schultz George Varian Illustrated 1st
1913 The Quest of the Fish-Dog Skin James Schultz George Varian Illustrated 1st

Price: £98.00

The first edition of this adventurous novel about Native Americans, written by James Willard Schultz, illustrated by George Varian. The first edition of this work. An adventurous novel about...

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1913 Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray Lewis Baumer Illus Colour Plates
1913 Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray Lewis Baumer Illus Colour Plates

Price: £150.00

A lavishly illustrated copy of William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical novel 'Vanity Fair'. 'Vanity Fair' is a satirical novel that pokes fun of the customs of the upper middle class in the...

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1913 William Locke Stella Maris Monochrome Plates Novel First Edition
1913 William Locke Stella Maris Monochrome Plates Novel First Edition

Price: £30.00

A UK first edition of Stella Maris.One of Locke's best selling novels, Stella Maris is perhaps best known for its 1918 silent film adaptation of the same name. Contains several monochrome plates.

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1913-1919 25Vol The Bombay Edition Works of Rudyard Kipling SIGNED Dustwrappers
1913-1919 25Vol The Bombay Edition Works of Rudyard Kipling SIGNED Dustwrappers

Price: £2,750.00

The complete limited and signed collection of works from prolific author, novelist and poet, Rudyard Kipling. Volume one is neatly signed in ink by Rudyard Kipling. Limited edition set, with only 1050 originally being published. Eighteen...

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1913-1919 9 vol Selection of 'Translated' Novels Francis W. BAIN
1913-1919 9 vol Selection of 'Translated' Novels  Francis W. BAIN

Price: £120.00

A uniformly bound collection of Francis Bain's fantasy novels reputed to have been translated from the original sanskrit manuscripts. Second reprints of the first editions. Set consists of "A Heifer of the Dawn", "A Mine of Faults",...

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1913-20 13vols The Indian Stories of F W Bain Riccardi Press Books Complete
1913-20 13vols The Indian Stories of F W Bain Riccardi Press Books Complete

Price: £220.00

The complete collection of Francis William Bain's Indian Stories.Published by the Riccardi Press and published by Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society. Limited edition, of 500 copies printed on Riccardi Paper this...

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1914 Dusk by Robert Vansittart First Edition Signed by Author Scarce
1914 Dusk by Robert Vansittart First Edition Signed by Author Scarce

Price: £160.00

The first edition of this scarce play, signed by the author to the front free endpaper. The first edition of the work. Scarce. Signed by the author to the front free endpaper: 'To Z. J. from...

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1914 Lavengro the Scholar the Gypsy the Priest George Barrow Illustrated
1914 Lavengro the Scholar the Gypsy the Priest George Barrow Illustrated

Price: £54.99

A scarce and nicely bound copy of George Borrow's Lavengro.  Illustrated by E. J. Sullivan, with an introduction by Augustine Birrell. Falling somewhere between the genres of memoir and novel, this work has long...

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1914 Lavengro The Scholar The Gypsy The Priest George Borrow Sangorski Binding
1914 Lavengro The Scholar The Gypsy The Priest George Borrow Sangorski Binding

Price: £495.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of George Borrow's semi-autobiographical novel.In a signed morocco binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt stamp to front pastedown.With twelve colour illustrated plates tipped in from...

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1914 Night Watches W. W. Jacobs First Edition Stanley Davis Illustrated
1914 Night Watches W. W. Jacobs First Edition Stanley Davis Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this charming and copiously illustrated collection of short stories of seamen, longshoremen, and people of sea towns, by W. W. Jacobs. William Wymark Jacobs was a renowned...

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1914 Oliver Goldsmith The Vicar of Wakefield Illustrated by Edmund Sullivan
1914 Oliver Goldsmith The Vicar of Wakefield Illustrated by Edmund Sullivan

Price: £44.99

An early twentieth-century copy of Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield illustrated by Edmund Sullivan.The Vicar of Wakefield is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written from 1761 to 1762 and published in 1766. It was...

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1914 SLEEPY HOLLOW Rip Van Winkle Limited Edition Riccardi Washington IRVING
1914 SLEEPY HOLLOW Rip Van Winkle Limited Edition Riccardi Washington IRVING

Price: £89.99

A beautiful, numbered limited edition of Irving's most popular works, printed on handmade paper at the Riccardi Press. Number 146 of 1000. Copperplate inscription to front free endpaper, "Anne May Nobes, 30:xi:1922". "Rip...

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1914 Stories from BROWNING V C Turnball Illus. Barham
1914 Stories from BROWNING V C Turnball Illus. Barham

Price: £24.99

A beautifully illustrated edition of collected stories taken from the poetry of Robert Browning in a unique binding. Bound in leather. With Twelve Ilustrations by Sybil Barham. "Innumerable writers have undertaken to expound Robert...

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1914 The Breath of the Karroo by L H Brinkman Scarce
1914 The Breath of the Karroo by L H Brinkman Scarce

Price: £99.99

A scarce edition of this story of Boer life in the Seventies.From the Preface: "The story in the following pages, based upon facts taken from real life, as narrated to the author by an old Boer, is only a peep at one of the many incidents...

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1914 The Custody of the Child A Novel Philip Gibbs
1914 The Custody of the Child A Novel Philip Gibbs

Price: £65.00

A scarce novel from prolific author, Philip Gibbs.Second edition. Bound by Le Douarin Rel.

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1914 The Master of the World by Jules Verne Illustrated FIRST UK Edition Scarce
1914 The Master of the World by Jules Verne Illustrated FIRST UK Edition Scarce

Price: £2,200.00

A scarce first UK edition of Jules Verne's dark science fiction novel. In good order, and a particularly clean copy -this work is notorious for heavy foxing due to the paper used. This is one of the last novels by French pioneer...

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1914 The Money Moon a Romance Jeffery Farnol Edmund Blampied Colour Plates
1914 The Money Moon a Romance Jeffery Farnol Edmund Blampied Colour Plates

Price: £60.00

Jeffery Farnol's romance novel, 'The Money Moon', illustrated with colour plates by Edmund Blampied, in a nice binding. This novel is a sweet romance featuring Sylvia Marchmont, who travels...

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1914 The Wood People And Others By Maud D Haviland Illustrated First Bumpus Bind
1914 The Wood People And Others By Maud D Haviland Illustrated First Bumpus Bind

Price: £37.99

With a black and white illustrations to the frontispiece and a further eleven throughout. With an epigram by Walt Whitman. Maud Doria Haviland was an English ornithologist. Bound by Bumpus Ltd. Oxford, with binder's...

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1914-1932 2vol Gudrun Done English Country Parson Balzac Margaret Amour
1914-1932 2vol Gudrun Done English Country Parson Balzac Margaret Amour

Price: £23.00

A duo of books from the Everyman's Library series as published by JM Dent including:Gudrun Done Into English by Margaret AmourandThe Country Parson by Honores. De Balzac.These editions include decorative endpapers. They are...

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1915 A Young Man's Year Anthony Hope First Edition
1915 A Young Man's Year Anthony Hope First Edition

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this novel by prolific writer Anthony Hope. With publisher's catalogue to the rear. Bookplate of Richard Chamberlain to front pastedown.

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1915 First Edition The Valley of Fear Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes
1915 First Edition The Valley of Fear Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes

Price: £650.00

A desirable first edition copy of Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Valley of Fear'. Originally published in serial form, this volume is a first edition of the work in book form. The Valley of Fear...

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1915 On Land And Sea at the Dardanelles T. C. Bridges Illustrated Scarce
1915 On Land And Sea at the Dardanelles T. C. Bridges Illustrated Scarce

Price: £49.00

A scarce and very smart first edition copy of this charming work of fiction set during the First World War; following the hero Ken Carrington on his adventures in and around the Dardanelles. ...

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1915 The Daughter in Possession Rosa Mulholland Illustrated Colour Plates Novel
1915 The Daughter in Possession Rosa Mulholland Illustrated Colour Plates Novel

Price: £27.99

A scarce copy of this early twentieth-century novel from Rosa Mulholland. Illustrated throughout with colour plates by G. Demain Hammond.

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1915 The IBEX of Sha-ping RUNDALL animals history D/J
1915 The IBEX of Sha-ping RUNDALL animals history D/J

Price: £149.99

Green cloth hardback binding with gilt titles on spine and front cover.  Brown paper dustjacket with black ink titles on spine and cover.  Illustrated with tissue guarded colour frontispiece.  This book contains eight...

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1915 The Research Magnificent On Fear and Aristocracy H. G. Wells First Edition
1915 The Research Magnificent On Fear and Aristocracy H. G. Wells First Edition

Price: £70.00

The first edition of H. G. Wells' interesting novel about the life of William Porphyry Benham. The first edition of this work. 'The Research Magnificent' is a novel that follows William Porphyry...

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1915 The Skipper of the XI a Story of School Life John Barnett Illustrated
1915 The Skipper of the XI a Story of School Life John Barnett Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A children's fictional work accounting the tails and trials of school life. Illustrated throughout by T. M. R. Whitwell, featuring a coloured frontispiece. From the writer of "The New Guv'nor". Blackie and Son initially published...

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1916 Great Tab Dope Ole Luk-Oie ERNEST SWINTON Leather
1916 Great Tab Dope Ole Luk-Oie ERNEST SWINTON Leather

Price: £29.99

Full calf leather binding with gilt lettering to spine, gilt fore edge and marbled end papers. A collection of short stories including The Great Tab Dope: A Study in Staff Rides, The Sense of Touch, Sergeant Snodgrass, and The Culvert...

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1916 Le Feu Henri Barbusse WW1 French Western Front Soldier War Biographical
1916 Le Feu Henri Barbusse WW1 French Western Front Soldier War Biographical

Price: £120.00

Henri Barbusse's novel translates as Under Fire, and although fictional, is an account of his experiences as a soldier during WW1. It was one of the first novels on this conflict to be published. Barbusse (1873-1935)  was a member...

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1916 On the Choice of a Profession Robert Louis Stevenson Dustwrapper First Ed
1916 On the Choice of a Profession Robert Louis Stevenson Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £74.99

The first edition of this post-humously discovered work by the Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson. "An entirely new essay of great charm and originality, the MS. of which has lain for years...

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1916 The Brook Kerith a SYRIAN Story by GEORGE MOORE
1916 The Brook Kerith a SYRIAN Story by GEORGE MOORE

Price: £100.00

An early copy of George Moore's controversial The Brook Kerith.   Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration.   Fourth edition.   George Augustus Moore (1852 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story...

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1916 The Brook Kerith A Syrian Story George MOORE Irish Novelist First Edition
1916 The Brook Kerith A Syrian Story George MOORE Irish Novelist First Edition

Price: £22.99

A first edition of Irish author Moore's Syrian novel. First Edition. George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. As a naturalistic...

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1916 The Greatest Work of Sir Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam J A Powell Scarce
1916 The Greatest Work of Sir Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam J A Powell Scarce

Price: £220.00

A scarce and fascinating work on Sir Francis Bacon, his cipher, and steganography, with supporting facsimile images of his works. In the original limp cloth binding. With the bookplate of...

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1916 Undine De La Motte Fouque Arthur Rackham Illustrations Fourth Printing Eng
1916 Undine De La Motte Fouque Arthur Rackham Illustrations Fourth Printing Eng

Price: £120.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this famous German Romance novel.Translated from the original German into English. The fourth printing of this particular edition. Illustrated, with fifteen tipped in plates from designs by Arthur...

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1917 A Diversity of Creatures
1917 A Diversity of Creatures

Price: £20.00

A pleasing first edition copy of Rudyard Kipling's 'A Diversity of Creatures'; bound in a full cloth binding with the author's distinctive gilt stamped emblem to the front board. Kipling is...

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1917 Five Degrees South by Francis Brett Young First Edition Scarce
1917 Five Degrees South by Francis Brett Young First Edition Scarce

Price: £60.00

A scarce, first edition of Five Degrees South by Francis Brett Young.The volume consists of a collection of verse.Francis Brett Young (29 June 1884 28 March 1954) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and composer....

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1917 Herbert George Wells Soul Bishop World War One Novel UK First Edition
1917 Herbert George Wells Soul Bishop World War One Novel UK First Edition

Price: £35.00

A first edition of H.G. Wells' The Soul of a Bishop.Concerning the spiritual crisis of Edward Scrope, Lord Bishop of Princhester, brought about about by the First World War, the book is reflective of Wells' own short-lived religious...

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1917 NOVEL Sense of the Past HENRY JAMES First Edition
1917 NOVEL Sense of the Past HENRY JAMES First Edition

Price: £125.00

A Second Impression of James' unfinished, posthumously-published novel. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With a frontis bearing a photograph of the author, with tissue guard. Includes over sixty pages of notes. Bears G. E....

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1917 One Young Man Ernest Hodder-Williams Signed by Reginald Davis
1917 One Young Man Ernest Hodder-Williams Signed by Reginald Davis

Price: £695.00

A personal exploration of life in the First World War edited by Sir Ernest Hodder-Williams, a true story from the diaries of Reginald Davis. Featuring an inscription and signature from Reginald Davis. "Davis has won his spurs....

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1917 Poemes New Series by Emile Verhaeren Eleventh Edition
1917 Poemes New Series by Emile Verhaeren Eleventh Edition

Price: £34.00

A collection of French poems by Emile Verhaeren.New Series.Eleventh Edition.

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1917 Salome La Sainte Courtisane A Florentine Tragedy by Oscar Wilde
1917 Salome La Sainte Courtisane A Florentine Tragedy by Oscar Wilde

Price: £70.00

A copy of Salome by Oscar Wilde.Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights...

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1917 The Gold Tree Limited Edition J C Squire Illustrated First Edition Tales
1917 The Gold Tree Limited Edition J C Squire Illustrated First Edition Tales

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this work by J C Squire.Illustrated, with a decorative lettering to the start of each section.Limited edition, one of 500 copies.J C Squire was a British poet, historian and influential literary editor of the post...

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1918 2 Vols Through a Dartmoor Window The Dartmoor Window Again Illustrated
1918 2 Vols Through a Dartmoor Window The Dartmoor Window Again Illustrated

Price: £48.00

A two volume set of Beatrice Chase's dramatic novels set in the moorland of South Devon.Illustrated frontispieces of the building of a home and a portrait of Mr. Bluejacket. Beatrice Chase was the pen name for a British writer, who...

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1918 Daniel Defoe The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
1918 Daniel Defoe The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Price: £24.99

A twentieth-century copy of Defoe's The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.Despite its simple narrative style, Robinson Crusoe was well received in the literary world and is often credited as marking the beginning of...

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1918 FIRST EDITION Mackenzie Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett
1918 FIRST EDITION Mackenzie Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett

Price: £24.99

A thrilling crime novel from Scottish novelist Compton Mackenzie. Sylvia Scarlett and her father, Henry, flee France one step ahead of the police. Henry, while employed as a bookkeeper for a lace factory, was discovered to be an...

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1918 First Thus The New Revelation Arthur Conan Doyle Religion American
1918 First Thus The New Revelation Arthur Conan Doyle Religion American

Price: £120.00

A work of religion non-fiction by the acclaimed author Arthur Conan Doyle First thus, first U.S. edition. In a quarter calf binding, with marbled paper covered boards. Though better known...

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1918 H M S Klaxon First Edition Signed
1918 H M S Klaxon First Edition Signed

Price: £110.00

A first edition of Klaxon's collection of naval yarns.Signed by the author on the title page. John Graham Bower, (18861940), an officer in the Royal Navy, wrote fiction and essays under the pseudonym 'Klaxon'.

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1918 Tales Of The Greek Seas Andrew Lang Illustrated York House School
1918 Tales Of The Greek Seas Andrew Lang Illustrated York House School

Price: £115.00

A smart copy of Lang's Greek stories, in a York House School, Hampstead, prize binding. New Impression. 'With seven illustrations by H. J. Ford', including a frontispiece. With a prize presentation label to the front pastedown...

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1918 The Ledge on Bald Face Charles Roberts First Edition Illustrated
1918 The Ledge on Bald Face Charles Roberts First Edition Illustrated

Price: £29.99

The first UK edition of this collection of short animal stories. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, (January 10, 1860 November 26, 1943) was a Canadian poet and prose writer who...

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1918 W. H. Davies A Poet's Pilgrimage 1st Edition Ex Selbourne Collection
1918 W. H. Davies A Poet's Pilgrimage 1st Edition Ex Selbourne Collection

Price: £35.00

A series of biographical episodes from the Welsh writer and traveller, from the Selbourne collection.To give a sense of him as a writer it is worth quoting at length the address by Professor W. D. Thomas at the ceremony in which Davies...

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1919 A Little Chaff Margaret Lavington Helen Urquhart Childrens Illus First Ed
1919 A Little Chaff Margaret Lavington Helen Urquhart Childrens Illus First Ed

Price: £28.00

A charming first edition copy of Margeret Lavington and Helen Urquhart's children's novel 'A Little Chaff'. First edition. A selection of rhymes and tales, aimed at children by the authors...

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1919 BOURGET Laurence Albani quater-calf fine binding
1919 BOURGET Laurence Albani quater-calf fine binding

Price: £59.99

Here we have a charming half-calf binding of Albani's novel, printed just after the conclusion of the war.With a very handsome blue and gold colour scheme, this little volume would make a sound addition to any French language shelf.Expressed...

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1919 Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan Jungle Tales Illustrations First US Edition
1919 Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan Jungle Tales Illustrations First US Edition

Price: £125.00

The first US edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Jungle Tales of Tarzan.A collection of twelve loosely connected short stories concerning the eponymous character, they ran monthly in the American publication Blue Book Magazine from...

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1919 Gilbert Cannan Pink Roses Early Twentieth Century Novel First Edition
1919 Gilbert Cannan Pink Roses Early Twentieth Century Novel First Edition

Price: £34.00

An uncommon first edition of Gilbert Cannan's Pink Roses.Cannan was a noted and relatively famous author during the early Twentieth Century, drawing comparisons with the likes of D.H. Lawrence and Hugh Walpole in the media. He was...

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1919 JOHN GALT Annals of the Parish Ayrshire Illus
1919 JOHN GALT Annals of the Parish Ayrshire Illus

Price: £49.99

Hardbound volume in brown cloth covered boards with 16 water-colour drawings. John Galt (May 2, 1779 April 11, 1839) was a Scottish novelist. Born in Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, Galt was the son of a naval captain. When...

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1919 The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Richard Harris Barham Myths
1919 The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Richard Harris Barham Myths

Price: £85.00

A leather bound copy of Thomas Ingoldby's mythical tales, 'The Ingoldsby Legends' 'The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels' is a collection of myths, legends, and poetry written by English...

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1919 The Young Visiters or Mr Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford
1919 The Young Visiters or Mr Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford

Price: £60.00

A fifteenth impression copy of The Young Visiters or Mr Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford.With a Preface by J. M. Barrie.Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford, later Devlin (7 April 1881 15 January 1972) was...

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1919 YOUNG VISITERS Mr Salteena's Plan DAISY ASHFORD Preface J M Barrie
1919 YOUNG VISITERS Mr Salteena's Plan DAISY ASHFORD Preface J M Barrie

Price: £12.99

Daisy Ashford (7 April 1881 15 January 1972) was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old. The...

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1920 Esther Waters by George Moore Limited Edition Print Run Signed By Moore
1920 Esther Waters by George Moore Limited Edition Print Run Signed By Moore

Price: £240.00

A limited edition, privately printed copy of Esther Waters by George Moore. This is number 296 of 750 copies numbered and signed by the author. Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious...

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1920 Ivanhoe A Romance Sir Walter Scott Historical Novel
1920 Ivanhoe A Romance Sir Walter Scott Historical Novel

Price: £14.99

A copy of this historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Ivanhoe is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott published in 1820, and set in 12th-century England. Ivanhoe is sometimes credited for increasing interest in Romanticism and...

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1920 Stories from Dickens J Walker McSpadden Charles Dickens Reprint Edition
1920 Stories from Dickens J Walker McSpadden Charles Dickens Reprint Edition

Price: £50.00

A collection of tales inspired by the characters of Charles Dickens. These stories discuss the background of several characters including David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Pip and Little Dorrit....

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1920 The Life of a Fox Colour Illustrated Thomas Smith Diary of a Huntsman
1920 The Life of a Fox Colour Illustrated Thomas Smith Diary of a Huntsman

Price: £29.99

A beautifully illustrated edition of this diary of a huntsman with a collection of tales told by foxes. Twelve colour illustrated plates with illustrations throughout. Includes opinions on what makes for a good foxhound and hunter....

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1920-1924 5Vol Selected Works of George Moore Signed Limited Edition Illustrated
1920-1924 5Vol Selected Works of George Moore Signed Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £230.00

A five volume set of the works of George Moore.All volumes limited edition and signed by the author.Volumes are:The Pastoral Loves of Daphnis & ChloeConversations in Ebury StreetIn Single StrictnessThe ApostleThe Coming of Gabrielle.The...

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1920-1932 2vol Letters of Travel (1892-1913) and Limits and Renewals R Kipling
1920-1932 2vol Letters of Travel (1892-1913) and Limits and Renewals R Kipling

Price: £240.00

Two works by Rudyard Kipling, of travel writing and short stories. First editions. Rather uncommon in the original dustwrappers. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th...

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1921 SALAMMBO Gustave FLAUBERT Leather bound
1921  SALAMMBO Gustave FLAUBERT Leather bound

Price: £59.99

A fascinating novel written by Gustave Flaubert (December 1821 May 1880), a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857). This meticulously...

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1921 2vol The Works of Mr Francis Rabelais W Heath Robinson Navarre Society
1921 2vol The Works of Mr Francis Rabelais W Heath Robinson Navarre Society

Price: £140.00

A collection of the works of Francis Rabelais. Illustrated throughout by W. Heath Robinson. Franois Rabelais c. 1494 9 April 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He...

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1921 George Moore The Brook Kerith Authors Dedication Copy
1921 George Moore The Brook Kerith Authors Dedication Copy

Price: £60.00

A limited fifth-edition of George Moore's novel, first published 1916.With an ink dedication, consistent with other examples of the author's handwriting, under which is written in pencil "in George Moore's hand"; .The Brook Kerith is...

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1921 Karma and Other Stories and Essays Lafcadio Hearn First Edition
1921 Karma and Other Stories and Essays Lafcadio Hearn First Edition

Price: £150.00

The first and only UK printing of these philosophical and historical essays by Lafcadio Hearn. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (27 June 1850 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo was an international writer,...

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1921 Les Silences du Colonel Bramble Andre Maurois French Novel First Novel
1921 Les Silences du Colonel Bramble Andre Maurois French Novel First Novel

Price: £29.99

A smart copy of the first novel from Andre Maurois. In French. Les silences du colonel Bramble, was a witty but socially realistic account of that experience. It was an immediate success in France. It was translated and also...

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1921 Salammbo Gustave Flaubert Historical Novel French Slipcase
1921 Salammbo Gustave Flaubert Historical Novel French Slipcase

Price: £125.00

A nice copy of Flaubert's historical novel 'Salammbo', in a custom-made illustrated slipcase. In the original glassline wrap, with a custom-made illustrated slipcase With a map of the Carthage...

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1921 The Alhambra Washington Irving Pennell Illustrated Leather
1921 The Alhambra Washington Irving Pennell Illustrated Leather

Price: £125.00

A smartly leather bound copy in great

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1921 The Captain of the Phantom Rupert Chesterton FIRST edition
1921 The Captain of the Phantom Rupert Chesterton FIRST edition

Price: £39.99

A charming piece of victorian children's fiction, sequel to "The Phantom Battleship". First edition. Illustrated throughout including a frontispiece depicting a scene from the text. From the writer of "The Quest of the Veiled...

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1921 The Pilgrim's Progress By John Bunyan Eight Colour Illustrations By Hammond
1921 The Pilgrim's Progress By John Bunyan Eight Colour Illustrations By Hammond

Price: £34.99

A lovely colour illustrated edition of Bunyan's classic novel. With a colour plate to the frontispiece and further seven colour illustrations throughout. With decorative head and tail pieces.

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1921 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J Logie Robertson
1921 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J Logie Robertson

Price: £19.99

A small volume of The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J. Logie Robertson.The Oxford Edition.With the author's Introductions and Notes.

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1921 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated J Logie Robertson
1921 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated J Logie Robertson

Price: £17.99

A complete collection of Sir Walter Scott's poems and fragments of verses. Illustrated frontispiece portrait of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout Europe, Australia, and North America...

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1921 The Sahara A Spahis Love Story Pierre Loti Illustrated Vignettes English
1921 The Sahara A Spahis Love Story Pierre Loti Illustrated Vignettes English

Price: £55.00

An illustrated, English edition of Pierre Loti's The Sahara. With two vignette illustrations, one to the first chapter and one to the end by Grilleau. Pierre Loti was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels....

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1921 The Woodcutter's Dog by Charles Nodier illustrated first edition thus
1921 The Woodcutter's Dog by Charles Nodier illustrated first edition thus

Price: £34.99

A charming children's short story, originally written in French, about two siblings Biscotin and Biscotine. First edition thus. Colour illustrations throughout by Claud Lovat Fraser.

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1921 When the Devil Was Well Unpublished Robert Louis Stevenson Bibliophile
1921 When the Devil Was Well Unpublished Robert Louis Stevenson Bibliophile

Price: £89.99

A beautifully presented copy of Robert Louis Stevenson's When the Devil Was Well. "In the light of present knowledge the story here printed for the first time is the earliest extant piece of prose fiction written by Robert Louis...

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1921-4 3vols A Selection of Novels by Francis Brett Young First Editions
1921-4 3vols A Selection of Novels by Francis Brett Young First Editions

Price: £40.00

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1922 2vols Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Limited Ed Privately Printed Scarce
1922 2vols Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Limited Ed Privately Printed Scarce

Price: £125.00

The English translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's collection of short stories, in the publishers original cloth binding. Undated, dated using Copac. Complete in two volumes. This particular...

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1922 3Vol Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy Czech Fine Binding
1922 3Vol Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy Czech Fine Binding

Price: £190.00

An attractive three volume edition of Anna Karenina.Published in Czech by a leading Czech bookseller and publisher.Complete in three volumes.Anna Karenina is a novel by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial instalments...

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1922 At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque Anatole France Jackson Pape Illustrated
1922 At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque Anatole France Jackson Pape Illustrated

Price: £65.00

An illustrated edition of Anatole France's novel 'At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque', illustrated by Frank Pape. 'At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque' is a historical novel written by Anatole...

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1922 Because of The Woman Cecil Henry Bullivant Leather Magazine Scarce
1922 Because of The Woman Cecil Henry Bullivant Leather Magazine Scarce

Price: £185.00

A beautifully bound copy of 'Because of the Woman ' by Cecil Henry Bullivant Aimed at women, this particular volume includes original advertisements.These include: the novel 'The Truth About...

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1922 Jane Austen Love and Freindship Friendship G K Chesterton First
1922 Jane Austen Love and Freindship Friendship G K Chesterton First

Price: £240.00

highest price is 1st/1st.The first US edition from the manuscript of Austen's second volume of Juvenilia.First edition, second impression.Taken from the manuscript and noted for the misspelling of 'Friendship'With the bookplate...

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1922 Jill The Reckless P G Wodehouse
1922 Jill The Reckless P G Wodehouse

Price: £25.00

A copy of Wodehouse's novel.With six pages of publishers' advertisements at the rear. The heroine here, Jill Mariner, is a young woman from the lower end of the upper class. We follow her through financial disaster, a broken engagement,...

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1922 Robbery Under Arms A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush R Boldrewood
1922 Robbery Under Arms A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush R Boldrewood

Price: £34.00

A nicely bound copy of this famous novel.Rolf Boldrewood was a pseudonym for Australian author Thomas Alexander Browne.This is a New edition of the bushranger novel. It is considered a classic of colonial Australian literature. The...

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1922 Selected Poems by John Masefield
1922 Selected Poems by John Masefield

Price: £49.99

A volume of poetry by John Masefield. John Edward Masefield, OM (1 June 1878 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author...

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1922 The Dancing Fakir and Other Stories by John Eyton Uncommon First Edition
1922 The Dancing Fakir and Other Stories by John Eyton Uncommon First Edition

Price: £99.99

An uncommon edition of The Dancing Fakir and Other Stories by John Eyton. With fourteen illustrations by L. Raven Hill. Dedicated to Phyl who helps me see things, Tadley, Hants, 1922.

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1922 The Good-Humoured Ladies a Comedy Signed Limited Print Run
1922 The Good-Humoured Ladies a Comedy Signed Limited Print Run

Price: £130.00

 A first edition of the first English translation of Goldini's Comedy The Good-Humoured Ladies.Translated from the Italian by Richard Aldington.To which is prefixed an essay on Carlo Goldini by Arthur Symons.The whole...

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1922 The Robber Bridegroom A Fairy Tale from Grimm
1922 The Robber Bridegroom A Fairy Tale from Grimm

Price: £180.00

A very scarce edition of the Grimm Brother's fairy tale, illustrated by H. J. Owen. Very scarce. A lovely edition of 'The Robber Bridegroom' taken from the story by the Brothers Grimm. This...

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1922 The Story of Peter Pan Retold From Sir J M Barrie Daniel O'Connor Illus
1922 The Story of Peter Pan Retold From Sir J M Barrie Daniel O'Connor Illus

Price: £58.00

A retelling of one of J M Barrie's most famous characters, Peter Pan. Illustrated throughout by Alice B Woodward. This is a new edition of this work, with additional colour-plates. ...

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1922 The Sweet and Touching Tale of Fleur and Blanchefleur a Mediaeval Legend
1922 The Sweet and Touching Tale of Fleur and Blanchefleur a Mediaeval Legend

Price: £47.00

A copy of this children's story of Fleur and Blanchefleur.A Mediaeval Legend Translated from the French by Mrs. Leighton. With Thirty-Seven Coloured Illustrations by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.

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1922 The Unspeakable Gentleman by J P MARQUAND First Ed
1922 The Unspeakable Gentleman by J P MARQUAND First Ed

Price: £35.99

The American first edition of the first novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, J. P. Marquand. With a frontis by A. I. Keller. The dustwrapper is not present. John Phillips Marquand, 1893  1960, was a 20th-century American...

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1923 3Vol Rabevel ou Les Mal des Ardents le Financier Rabevel Lucien Fabre
1923 3Vol Rabevel ou Les Mal des Ardents le Financier Rabevel Lucien Fabre

Price: £180.00

A scarce and complete collection of Lucien Fabre's renowned fictional novel, Rabevel ou le Mal des Ardents. Winner of the French literature award, Prix Goncourt, presented to Fabre in 1923. Volume one; La Jeunesse de Rabevel....

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1923 A Tale Of The Pyrenees Ramuntcho Pierre Loti First
1923 A Tale Of The Pyrenees Ramuntcho Pierre Loti First

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Loti's popular romantic adventure story. First Edition. Translated from the French by W. P. Baines. Featuring four coloured plates, including a frontispiece. Ramuntcho (1897) is a novel by French author...

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1923 Blackguard
1923 Blackguard

Price: £45.00

A handsome and scarce stated first edition first impression copy of 'Blackguard' by the proclaimed 'King of Greenwich Village Bohemians', Maxwell Bodenheim. 'First Printing, March, 1923' to...

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1923 Couleurs by Remy de Gourmont Illustrated French Language
1923 Couleurs by Remy de Gourmont Illustrated French Language

Price: £90.00

An illustrated edition of short works on colours by Remy de Gourmont.One of 1000 limited copies. This copy numbered 487.Remy de Gourmont was a French poet, novelist and critic. He was widely read in his era and an important influence...

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1923 Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius Bosschere Adlington Limited Edition Illustrated
1923 Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius Bosschere Adlington Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A limited edition copy of this English translation of the only ancient Roman novel in Latin to survive in its entirety, copiously illustrated by the renowned Belgian book illustrator Jean de Bosschere. ...

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1923 Les Amour Perdues Edmond Jaloux Novel French Romance Fine Binding
1923 Les Amour Perdues Edmond Jaloux Novel French Romance Fine Binding

Price: £96.00

An early edition of Jaloux' novel Les Amours Perdues.In the original French.Bound with original yellow front wrap to the front endpapers.Les Amours Perdues or 'Lost Loves' was published at the height of Jaloux's flourishing career...

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1923 Les Contrerimes Poemes by P J Toulet in French Scarce
1923 Les Contrerimes Poemes by P J Toulet in French Scarce

Price: £40.00

A small volume of poetry by P. -J. Toulet.In French.This is copy 1,944.

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1923 Open All Night Paul Morand Limited Edition Signed English Edition Anthology
1923 Open All Night Paul Morand Limited Edition Signed English Edition Anthology

Price: £98.00

An English translation of Morand's short story anthology.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Limited edition, number 265 of 275 copies, signed by the author.  Translated...

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1923 The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius Limited William Adlington Colour Plates
1923 The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius Limited William Adlington Colour Plates

Price: £79.99

A smart copy of this retelling of the Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which is the only Roman novel to survive in its entirety. Limited to three thousand copies, of which this is number 214. Illustrated throughout with many colour plates...

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1923 The Mary Frances Story Book by Jane Eayre Fryer Scarce Illustrated
1923 The Mary Frances Story Book by Jane Eayre Fryer Scarce Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A scarce first UK edition of The Mary Frances Story Book by Jane Eayre Fryer.Illustrated by Edwin John Prittie.With a facsimile signature by Jane Eyre Fryer to the front end papers.

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1923 The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope Howard K. Elcock Illustrated
1923 The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope Howard K. Elcock Illustrated

Price: £44.00

A smartly bound illustrated copy of Anthony Hope's adventure novel 'The Prisoner of Zenda'. The eighth edition of this work. 'The Prisoner of Zenda' is an adventure novel focussing on the drugging...

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1923 The Roadmender Michael Fairless Waite Colour Illustrated Leather
1923 The Roadmender Michael Fairless Waite Colour Illustrated Leather

Price: £25.00

A lovely leather bound copy of this prolific and incredibly popular Christian spiritual book, illustrated throughout with charming coloured illustrations by E. W. Waite. Written as a series...

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1923 The Tragedie of Cymbeline by William Shakesepare Limited Print Run
1923 The Tragedie of Cymbeline by William Shakesepare Limited Print Run

Price: £160.00

A large Player's Shakespeare edition of The Tragedie of Cymbeline by William Shakespeare.The Player's Shakespeare is an edition of Shakespeare's dramatic works printed litteratim from the First Folio of 1623 and illustrated by artists...

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1923 Westward Ho! or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh C Kingsley
1923 Westward Ho! or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh C Kingsley

Price: £45.00

An illustrated copy of Charles Kingsley's historical novel, 'Westward Ho!'. This novel is based on the adventures of real-life corsiar Amyas Preston, referred to in this novel as Amyas Leigh. ...

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1924 12vol Novels of the Sisters Bronte Jane Eyre Wuthering Heights Illustrated
1924 12vol Novels of the Sisters Bronte Jane Eyre Wuthering Heights Illustrated

Price: £750.00

A smartly bound twelve volume set of the novels of the Bronte sisters, including Elizabeth Gaskell's biography on Charlotte Bronte. This twelve volume set contains; 'The Tenant of Wildfell...

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1924 2 Vol Rodney Stone and Sir Nigel A. Conan Doyle
1924 2 Vol Rodney Stone and Sir Nigel A. Conan Doyle

Price: £24.99

A uniformly bound set of Conan Doyle's novels from 'Murray's Thin Paper Editions. Containing fictional works "Rodney Stone" and "Sir Nigel". Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, Scottish physician and writer, was most noted for his...

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1924 5Vols Works Robert Louis Stevenson Skerryvore Edition Lloyd Osbourne
1924 5Vols Works Robert Louis Stevenson Skerryvore Edition Lloyd Osbourne

Price: £55.00

An uncommon five volume set of various works by Robert Louis Stevenson, introduced in each instance by his stepson Lloyd Osbourne and part of the thirty volume Skerryvore Edition of the former's work.Including his works New Arabian...

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1924 8 vols in 12 Novels of the Sisters Bronte Thornton Edition Scott Illustrated
1924 8 vols in 12 Novels of the Sisters Bronte Thornton Edition Scott Illustrated

Price: £950.00

A lovely complete twelve volume set of the Thornton edition of this collection of novels by the Bronte sisters. The Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne were prolific English writers...

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1924 A Man in the Zoo by David Garnett with Illustrations
1924 A Man in the Zoo by David Garnett with Illustrations

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this novel by prominent member of the Bllomsbury Group David Garnett.Illustrated with wood engravings by R. A. Garnett.David Garnett (9 March 1892 17 February 1981) was a British writer and publisher. As a child,...

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1924 Bab Ballads Gilbert Illustrated Songs Fine Zaehnsdorf Binding
1924 Bab Ballads Gilbert Illustrated Songs Fine Zaehnsdorf Binding

Price: £265.00

A beautifully bound copy of Glibert's Bab Ballads, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before he became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan. In writing the Bab Ballads, Gilbert...

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1924 Clubfoot The Avenger Valentine Williams First Edition Scarce Publishers ads
1924 Clubfoot The Avenger Valentine Williams First Edition Scarce Publishers ads

Price: £125.00

A first edition copy of 'Clubfoot The Avenger' by Valentine Williams. In the original publisher's green cloth binding, with illustrations to the front and rear. Complete with publisher's advertisements...

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1924 First American Edition The Nature of a Crime Joseph Conrad Ford Madox Ford
1924 First American Edition The Nature of a Crime Joseph Conrad Ford Madox Ford

Price: £39.00

First U.S edition of the collaborative, well acclaimed novel by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford.Joseph Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest English language novelists. He is considered as an early modernist, despite...

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1924 Gilbert Cannan The House of Prophecy First Edition Novel
1924 Gilbert Cannan The House of Prophecy First Edition Novel

Price: £90.00

An uncommon novel by Gilbert CannanGilbert Cannan (25 June 1884 30 June 1955) was a British novelist and dramatist.Cannan worked first as a translator, and a reviewer in London publications. Many of his novels are in part autobiographical,...

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1924 Gustave Flaubert The First Temptation of Saint Anthony Illus de Bosschere
1924 Gustave Flaubert The First Temptation of Saint Anthony Illus de Bosschere

Price: £125.00

A handsome copy of Gustave Flaubert's The First Temptation of Saint Anthony. With 20 plates, including 9 colour, by Jean de Bosschere.A literary realist, Gustave Flaubert was a celebrated French novelist who is known for his unique...

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1924 Number Two Joy Street With Dustwrapper Anthology Chesterton Walpole Milne
1924 Number Two Joy Street With Dustwrapper Anthology Chesterton Walpole Milne

Price: £99.99

A collection of stories and poetry, in its very scarce original dustwrapper. Containing stories from G. K. Chesterton, Hugh Walpole, A. A. Milne, and many more. Illustrated throughout with many tipped-in colour plates, and pictures...

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1924 The Boy's Iliad by Walter Copland Perry with Illustrations
1924 The Boy's Iliad by Walter Copland Perry with Illustrations

Price: £29.99

A work of fiction by Walter Copland Perry.With illustrations by Jacomb Hood.Walter Copland Perry (1814 December 1911) was a noted British author and barrister-at-law.

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1924 The Four gardens Emily Handasyde Buchanan Illustrated Dustwrapper Fiction
1924 The Four gardens Emily Handasyde Buchanan Illustrated Dustwrapper Fiction

Price: £120.00

A collection of short stories about gardens.Comprising of The Haunted Garden, The Old-Fashioned Garden, The Poor Man's Garden and The Rich Man's Garden. In scarce original dustwrapper, price clipped. Illustrated, with four plates....

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1924 The Wings of the Morning Illustrated First Edition Louis Tracy
1924 The Wings of the Morning Illustrated First Edition Louis Tracy

Price: £50.00

The first illustrated edition of this work by Louis Tracey.This work was first published in 1903, and this is the first publication since the initial publication.Illustrated throughout, with eleven full page plates.Louis Tracy was...

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1924 TRIPLE FUGUE Osbert SITWELL Novel
1924 TRIPLE FUGUE Osbert SITWELL Novel

Price: £24.99

A first edition copy of Osbert Sitwell's first work of fiction, Triple Fugue. Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Baronet, (6 December 18924 May 1969) was an English writer. His elder sister was Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell...

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1924-41 7vol Selected Works by Hugh Walpole First Editions Fiction Novels
1924-41 7vol  Selected Works by Hugh Walpole First Editions Fiction Novels

Price: £150.00

A seven volume collection of selected works by Hugh Walpole.All first editions.Titles are:Harmer JohnThe Old LadiesWintersmoonJohn CorneliusHans FrostThe Blind Man's HousePortrait of a Man with Red HairSeven of the thirty six novels...

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1925 12vol Works of Tobias Smollett Saintsbury Cruikshank Limited Edition Dustwrapper
1925 12vol Works of Tobias Smollett Saintsbury Cruikshank Limited Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £270.00

A complete limited edition twelve volume set of the fiction works of Tobias Smollett, edited by George Saintsbury and copiously illustrated throughout by George Cruikshank. Tobias George Smollett...

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1925 2vols Robert Louis Stevenson Works Vailima Papers Amateur Emigrant First
1925 2vols Robert Louis Stevenson Works Vailima Papers Amateur Emigrant First

Price: £29.99

Some stories of Robert Louis Stevenson. First edition. Two volumes of the thirty volume Skerryvore Edition of Stevenson's works. With an 'ex-libris Stevensoniana' bookplate from Angus Alexander Colles Heron to the front...

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1925 Anatole France Penguin Island Translated A W Evans Illustrated Frank C Pape
1925 Anatole France Penguin Island Translated A W Evans Illustrated Frank C Pape

Price: £45.00

A handsome copy of Anatole France's Penguin Island.With 12 plates, illustrated by Frank C Pap.A member of the Acadmie Franais, Anatole France was a novelist, poet, and journalist.

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1925 Ariel a Shelley Romance by Andre Maurois Signed Illustrated Edition
1925 Ariel a Shelley Romance by Andre Maurois Signed Illustrated Edition

Price: £64.99

The first illustrated edition of Ariel  by Andre Maurois. Translated from the original French by Ella D'Arcy. With eight illustrations in colour by Jacquier.

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1925 Dal Cor Gentil D'Italia Out of the Heart of Italy Folk Songs Grace Warrack
1925 Dal Cor Gentil D'Italia Out of the Heart of Italy Folk Songs Grace Warrack

Price: £39.99

A rhythmical collection of traditional Italian folk songs. Featuring several plates, four tipped in coloured illustrations and an example of sheet music. With both the original Italian lyrics and the English to face.

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1925 Joseph Conrad Suspense First Edition With Richard Curle Introduction
1925 Joseph Conrad Suspense First Edition With Richard Curle Introduction

Price: £25.00

A first edition of Joseph Conrad's Suspense. Published posthumously, the work was unfinished by Conrad and provides a noteworthy epilogue to this renowned writer's work.Contains a frontispiece plate.

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1925 Joseph Conrad Tales Hearsay Short Story Anthology Collection First Edition
1925 Joseph Conrad Tales Hearsay Short Story Anthology Collection First Edition

Price: £25.00

A first edition of this collection of four stories by Joseph Conrad, with a preface by R.B. Cunninghame Graham.Including The Warrior's Soul, Prince Roman, The Tale and The Black Mate, the stories were written between around 1886 and...

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1925 L'Histoire Comique De Francion by Charles Sorel
1925 L'Histoire Comique De Francion by Charles Sorel

Price: £190.00

An illustrated  French novel that translates as 'The History Of Comic Francion' described as one of the first and most important comic stories. It tells the adventures of fun Francion French gentleman looking for true love....

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1925 Lady Susan by Jane Austen Reprinted from the Manuscript Novella Epistolary
1925 Lady Susan by Jane Austen Reprinted from the Manuscript Novella Epistolary

Price: £95.00

An edition of this novella by Jane Austen.With the bookplate of Chris Viveash, a Jane Austen scholar and contributor to the Austen Society Reports. First published around 1871, this edition was printed from the original manuscript....

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1925 LENOTRE La Mirlitantouille fine binding Breton interest Choannerie uprising
1925 LENOTRE La Mirlitantouille fine binding Breton interest Choannerie uprising

Price: £89.99

A very handsome fine binding detailing the history of the Chouannerie in Brittany.The Choannerie was a series of royalist uprisings in 12 western provinces of France, between 1793 and 1815.  This eminently readable little...

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1925 Les Gaites de L'Escadadron Georges Courteline Illustrated Colour
1925 Les Gaites de L'Escadadron Georges Courteline Illustrated Colour

Price: £25.00

Bases on his own military experiences, Courteline ridicules the military and the police in this humorous novel.Georges Courteline (1858 - 1929) was drafted into the army in 1879 and was ill-suited for the military life. With a selection...

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1925 MAID of PERTH Walter SCOTT with PLATES
1925 MAID of PERTH Walter SCOTT with PLATES

Price: £22.99

Nice soft red leather binding with 10 plates!  From Scott's Waverley Novels! Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (14 August 1771 21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during...

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1925 Mr Marionette by Kathleen Colville with Illustrations by Albert Rutherston
1925 Mr Marionette by Kathleen Colville with Illustrations by Albert Rutherston

Price: £80.00

A scarce copy of Mr. Marionette by Kathleen Colville.With drawings by Albert Rutherston.Part of the Books for Children series published by Chatto & Windus.

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1925 Mr Tasker's Gods Theodore Francis Powys First Edition Novel Fiction
1925 Mr Tasker's Gods Theodore Francis Powys First Edition Novel Fiction

Price: £42.00

A novel by Theodore Francis Powys.First edition.Lacking the dustwrapper.Theodore Francis Powys was a British novelist and short-story writer. Many of his works were allegorical due to his influences being the Bible, John Bunyan, Jonathan...

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1925 QUENTIN DURWARD by Sir Walter SCOTT
1925 QUENTIN DURWARD by Sir Walter SCOTT

Price: £69.99

A bright, clean one volume edition of Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering. Complete in one volume. With an armorial binding from Welsh School, Ashford. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet,...

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1925 Sailors Return David Garnett First Edition Dustwrapper Bloomsbury Group
1925 Sailors Return David Garnett First Edition Dustwrapper Bloomsbury Group

Price: £36.00

A novel by David Garnett.First edition, with original unclipped dustwrapper.With a spare spine label tipped in at rear.With a frontispiece by Ray Garnett of H.R.H Princess Gundemey of Dahomey.The Sailor's Return is set in Victorian...

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1925 Stories from Dickens J Walker McSpadden Copperfield Twist Pip Dorrit Illus
1925 Stories from Dickens J Walker McSpadden Copperfield Twist Pip Dorrit Illus

Price: £60.00

A collection of tales regarding characters from Dickens. Written by J Walker McSpadden, the author of 'Stories of Robin Hood.' Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and seven plates from...

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1925 The History of Tom Jones Henry Fielding Illustrated R Wheelwright Signed
1925 The History of Tom Jones Henry Fielding Illustrated R Wheelwright Signed

Price: £95.00

A limited edition print of Fielding's comic novel Tom Jones. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.With sixteen colour plate illustrations by Rowland Wheelwright. Limited...

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1925 Where the Blue Begins
1925 Where the Blue Begins

Price: £195.00

The first edition thus of this humorous satirical novel about an anthropomorphic dog searching for the meaning of life, illustrated in colour throughout by Arthur Rackham. Written by Christopher Morley. ...

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