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1900-1902 5vol Charles Kingsley Novels Bumpus Bindings Hypatia Poems Alton Locke
1900-1902 5vol Charles Kingsley Novels Bumpus Bindings Hypatia Poems Alton Locke

Price: £450.00

An attractively bound set of novels and poems by Charles Kinsgley, published between 1900 and 1902. Containing Two Years Ago, Alton Lock (Tailor and Poet), Hypatia or New Foes with an Old Face, Yeat: A Problem and Poems. Charles...

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1900-1912 13Vols The Home Counties Magazine Topography Set With Plates
1900-1912 13Vols The Home Counties Magazine Topography Set With Plates

Price: £400.00

A thirteen volume set of The Home Counties Magazine, in attractive uniform binding.Focussing on the topography of London, Middlesex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Kent, the works offer an interesting...

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1901 2Vols Lionel Cust The National Portrait Gallery Leather Limited Edition
1901 2Vols Lionel Cust The National Portrait Gallery Leather Limited Edition

Price: £350.00

A beautifully bound record of the portraits collected in the National Portrait Gallery, in very attractive leather.Illustrated throughout with many black-and-white portraits.Limited to 750 copies, of which this is number 105.Sir Lionel...

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1901 The History of Henry Esmond by W. M. Thackeray Illustrated Prize Binding
1901 The History of Henry Esmond by W. M. Thackeray Illustrated Prize Binding

Price: £120.00

An attractively bound copy of this historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.A classic example of Victorian historical fiction, Thackeray weaves imagined characters and experiences with real figures and events of the English...

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1902 20vol Novels of Samuel Richardson illustrated Stoppard
1902 20vol Novels of Samuel Richardson illustrated Stoppard

Price: £690.00

A complete Edwardian set of Richardson's epistolary novels.Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) was an immensely popular writer in Georgian England.  Having last his first wife and all five their children early in life, he...

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1902-1903 3vol Autocrat Professor and Poet at Breakfast Table O Wendell-Holmes
1902-1903 3vol Autocrat Professor and Poet at Breakfast Table O Wendell-Holmes

Price: £190.00

A beautifully-bound collection of the, 'Breakfast Table' series by Oliver

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1902-1906 13Vol Works Of Thackeray Biographical Edition Bayntun Binding
1902-1906 13Vol Works Of Thackeray Biographical Edition Bayntun Binding

Price: £600.00

An attractive thirteen volume set of the Thackeray's works, in very attractive leather bindings of Bayntun of Bath, and with frontispiece plates and illustrations throughout. This particular edition contains biographical...

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1903 2Vols John Morley The Life Of William Ewart Gladstone Leather Bindings
1903 2Vols John Morley The Life Of William Ewart Gladstone Leather Bindings

Price: £80.00

A reprinted first edition of John Morley's seminal biography of Gladstone, in attractive half-calf binding. Volumes one and two only, missing volume three.With seven plates throughout, the work is a comprehensive early biography...

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1903 4Vols Garnett And Gosse English Literature An Illustrated Record Complete
1903 4Vols Garnett And Gosse English Literature An Illustrated Record Complete

Price: £180.00

A four volume, complete set of work on English literature by Richard Garnett and Edmund Gosse.Illustrated profusely throughout with colour plates, vignettes and facsimiles, this exhaustive and detailed set traces the history of...

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1903 Dinah Mulock Craik John Halifax, Gentleman Leather Prize Binding And Plates
1903 Dinah Mulock Craik John Halifax, Gentleman Leather Prize Binding And Plates

Price: £28.00

A uncommon edition of Dinah Craik's John Halifax, Gentleman.With plates throughout, the work contains the embossed insignia of the Ashville College of Harrogate, awarding the book to one G.S. Marshall in 1915.

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1903-5 7vol Works of Charles and Mary Lamb E V Lucas Editor Illustrated Novels
1903-5 7vol Works of Charles and Mary Lamb E V Lucas Editor Illustrated Novels

Price: £650.00

The collected works of Charles and Mary Lamb.Complete in seven volumes.A later two volumes were produced on The Life of Charles Lamb, this set is only the original seven volumes. Frontispiece of Charles Lamb to volume I and II. Frontispiece...

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1903-c1904 11Vols Collection Of Constable And Dutton English Garner Editions
1903-c1904 11Vols Collection Of Constable And Dutton English Garner Editions

Price: £240.00

A eleven volume collection of tracts, poems, essays and histories from the Tudor and Stuart period, part of a complete set of twelve.Including reprints and facsimiles, the works offer an interesting insight into both art and contemporary...

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1904 Macaulay The Chronicles Of Froissart In Leather Prize Binding
1904 Macaulay The Chronicles Of Froissart In Leather Prize Binding

Price: £50.00

A 1904 edition of Froissart's Chronicles, in leather prize binding.A hugely influential account of the Hundred Years' War, Froissart's work is hereby reduced into one volume, and is bound by Taunton School, who awarded the book to...

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1904-1906 2Vols Hamilton The Chronicle Of The Augustinian Canonesses With Plates
1904-1906 2Vols Hamilton The Chronicle Of The Augustinian Canonesses With Plates

Price: £55.00

A two volume set of this Christian history and reference work.With pull-outs and plates throughout, the volumes detail the Augustinian Canonneses Regular who established convents abroad, weathering the turmultuous changes in Christianity...

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1905-1976 7Vols Hakluyt Society Collection Travel Accounts Decorative Bindings
1905-1976 7Vols Hakluyt Society Collection  Travel Accounts Decorative Bindings

Price: £170.00

A seven volume collection of works published by the Hakluyt society, in attractive cloth bindings.Published between 1905 and 1976, the works reflect their publisher's namesake's affinity for travel and exploration, with the volumes...

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1906 8vol The Novels Tales and Letters of Prosper Merimee Scarce Illustrated
1906 8vol The Novels Tales and Letters of Prosper Merimee Scarce Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A complete collection of the works of Prosper Merimee. Edition Nationale. Containing Carmen, Arsene Guillot, Abbe Aubain, Letters to An Unknown, Colomba, The Mosaic, The Double Mistake, Souls in Purgatory, The Venus of Ille, Last...

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1906 Lord Avebury The Scenery Of Switzerland In Tree-Calf Binding With Plates
1906 Lord Avebury The Scenery Of Switzerland In Tree-Calf Binding With Plates

Price: £220.00

A uncommon edition of this work on Switzerland, in the very attractive tree-calf binding of Bridlington Grammar School.With plates and vignettes throughout, the work offers an interesting early-Twentieth Century insight into the county....

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1906 The Works of Lord Macaulay Essays and Biographis Vol II Lawrence Binding
1906 The Works of Lord Macaulay Essays and Biographis Vol II Lawrence Binding

Price: £25.00

A volume of Essays and Biographies by Lord Macaulay in an attractive Lawrence binding.The second volume of essays of the original twelve volume set. This volume only. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macauley (1800 - 1859)...

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1906 Virginibus Puerisque Robert Louis Stevenson Fine Binding Essays
1906 Virginibus Puerisque Robert Louis Stevenson Fine Binding Essays

Price: £59.99

A smart copy of this collection of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson. Twenty-seventh edition. Label of 'The Educational Supply Assoc. Ltd' to rear pastedown.

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1907-1908 4Vols John Richard Green Short History Of The English People Plates
1907-1908 4Vols John Richard Green Short History Of The English People Plates

Price: £200.00

An attractive set of A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green.Complete in four volumes.Illustrated edition.Edited by Mrs. J. R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate.There are coloured maps to the front of all...

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1909 6Vols Algernon Charles Swinburne Poems Decorative Fine Binding Set
1909 6Vols Algernon Charles Swinburne Poems Decorative Fine Binding Set

Price: £500.00

A attractive six volume set of The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne.A towering figure of Nineteenth Century Literature, Swinburne's literary work earned him nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature on three seperate occasions....

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1909 Oscar Fischel Max Von Boen Modes And Manners Of The Nineteenth Century
1909 Oscar Fischel Max Von Boen Modes And Manners Of The Nineteenth Century

Price: £360.00

A fascinating andl lavishly illustrated examination of nineteenth-century culture and fashion as depicted in art. Originally a work by German art historians Oskar Fischel and Max von Boehn, here translated into English for the first...

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1910 2Vol De Morgan An Affair Of Dishonour And It Can Never Happen Again Leather
1910 2Vol De Morgan An Affair Of Dishonour And It Can Never Happen Again Leather

Price: £100.00

A two volume set of William De Morgan first editions, in very attractive leather binding.Known predominantly for his work as a potter and title designer, De Morgan's acclaim was furthered still by his foray into writing novels of a...

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1910 2Vols Vyner Notitia Venatica Treatise On Fox-Hunting With Colour Plates
1910 2Vols Vyner Notitia Venatica Treatise On Fox-Hunting With Colour Plates

Price: £110.00

An uncommon two volume set on fox-hunting.With twelve colour plates by Henry Alken and others, this popular work deals with the general management of hounds and with fox-hunting in general, and is here revised and corrected from the...

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1911 17Vol The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Harry Furniss D G Bridson
1911 17Vol The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Harry Furniss D G Bridson

Price: £110.00

The Harry Furniss Centenary Edition, limtied to 1000 copies. 17 of original 20 volumes. Lacking Vanity Fair, The History of Pendennis and The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century. Volumes as follows:Ballads and verses,  Miscellaneous...

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1911 8Vols National Monetary Commission Set Detailing European Banking
1911 8Vols National Monetary Commission Set Detailing European Banking

Price: £600.00

A set of eight scarce volumes printed by the American National Monetary Commission, in uniform binding. Part of a sixty-one volume set.Dealing with the banking and economies of Europe prior to the First World War, the...

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1911 The Ingoldsby Legends Richard Barham Illustrated Tree Calf Riviere Binding
1911 The Ingoldsby Legends Richard Barham Illustrated Tree Calf Riviere Binding

Price: £115.00

The Ingoldsby Legends is a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written by English clergyman Richard Harris Barham under his pen-name Thomas Ingoldsby. With a frontispiece portrait of the author and 25 illustrations...

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1912 6vol The Book of The Home C E Humprhy Illustrated Colour Plates Domestic
1912 6vol The Book of The Home C E Humprhy Illustrated Colour Plates Domestic

Price: £170.00

A beautiful six volume set of this work on domesticity.A comprehensive guide on the management of a household ranging from decoration and furniture choices to dinner party etiquette. Profusely illustrated throughout including 30 colour...

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1912 Sir Ray Lankester Science From An Easy Chair Leather Prize Binding
1912 Sir Ray Lankester Science From An Easy Chair Leather Prize Binding

Price: £115.00

A uncommon edition of this collection of essays by Ray Lankester, in very attractive leather prize binding.A compilation of his weekly newspaper columns, the first series under this title was published in 1910.Contains fourteen monochrome...

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1913 Charles Gibson Scientific Ideas Of To-Day In Leather Prize Binding
1913 Charles Gibson Scientific Ideas Of To-Day In Leather Prize Binding

Price: £60.00

A uncommon illustrated science volume, in attractive leather  prize binding.With monorchome plates and vignettes throughout, the work features many theories and demonstrated experiments to illustrate the popular scientific thought...

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1914 The Army List For August Military Reference Volume In Leather Binding
1914 The Army List For August Military Reference Volume In Leather Binding

Price: £190.00

A record of all those enlisted in the British Army for August 1914, in very attractive leather binding.Noteworthy for detailing soldiers who would have enlisted to fight in the First World War, the volume gains particular poignancy...

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1920 2Vols Boccaccio The Decameron Limited Edition Illustrated By Louis Chalon
1920 2Vols Boccaccio The Decameron Limited Edition Illustrated By Louis Chalon

Price: £90.00

A two volume set of The Decameron, in attractive cloth binding.Illustrated profusely with plates and vignettes, this interesting  edition of Boccaccio's frame story of one hundred seperate tales comes as part of a limited printing...

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1922 Andre David L'Escalier De Velours French Language Leather Binding
1922 Andre David L'Escalier De Velours French Language Leather Binding

Price: £55.00

A scarce French novel, in attractive leather binding.Translated as The Velvet Stairs, the work is a romance novel, and comes with a preface from celebrated French novelist Rachilde.

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1922 Pierre Benoit La Chaussee Des Geants Limited First French Edition Leather
1922 Pierre Benoit La Chaussee Des Geants Limited First French Edition Leather

Price: £80.00

A limited French first editon of this novel by Pierre Benoit, in attractive leather binding.Noted mainly for his Nazi sympathies and membership of the 'Groupe Collaboration', a group of artists involved in the upholding Nazism and...

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1924 4vols Monsieur Nicolas ou Le Coeur Humain Devoile Memoires R de la Bretonne
1924 4vols Monsieur Nicolas ou Le Coeur Humain Devoile Memoires R de la Bretonne

Price: £265.00

Complete four volume set of Nicolas-Edme Retif's autobiography.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.This edition is one of the unnumbered trade copies.In original...

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1924-1936 12Vol Memoires De J. Casanova De Seingalt French Language Illustrated
1924-1936 12Vol Memoires De J. Casanova De Seingalt French Language Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A twelve volume set of the Casanova's memoirs, in the original French.In the original paper wraps.Originally published under the title Histoire de ma vie, the works were written in Casanova's last years where he was a librarian to...

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1926 10vol Novels of Tobias Smollett Large Paper Edition Limited Plates
1926 10vol Novels of Tobias Smollett Large Paper Edition Limited Plates

Price: £350.00

An attractively-bound set of ten volumes of the novels of Tobias Smollett. Illustrated throughout with nineteen plates reproduced from etchings by George Cruikshank (collated, complete). Containing: Volume I: The Adventures...

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1926-30 47vols Selected Works from The Travellers' Library Copeland Butler Hearn
1926-30 47vols Selected Works from The Travellers' Library Copeland Butler Hearn

Price: £450.00

47 Volumes from The Traveller's Library Series. These selected works include historical essays, cultural essays as well as fictional works. There are several works from Copeland and Butler as well as Lafcadio Hearn.  From the...

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1927 3vol The Works of Sir Thomas Browne Edited Charles Sayle Portrait Frontis
1927 3vol The Works of Sir Thomas Browne Edited Charles Sayle Portrait Frontis

Price: £48.00

Three volumes of the works of Sir Thomas Browne.Complete in three volumes.With two frontispieces including a portrait of the author. Sir Thomas Browne was an English polymath who wrote extensively on science, medicine, religion and...

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1927-1928 9Vols Richard Hakluyt's Principal Navigations Plates Uniform Binding
1927-1928 9Vols Richard Hakluyt's Principal Navigations Plates Uniform Binding

Price: £280.00

A nine volume set of Hakluyt's voyages, in attractive uniform cloth binding. Missing volume one of the ten volume complete set. A hugely important piece of literature on the subject of the New World's exploration, Hakluyt's Principal...

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1929 12Vols George Bernard Shaw Plays Constable Pocket Edition Uniform Binding
1929 12Vols George Bernard Shaw Plays Constable Pocket Edition Uniform Binding

Price: £250.00

A twelve volume set of The Plays of Bernard Shaw, missing the subsequently published thirteenth volume The Apple Cart, but complete in this 1929 edition.A reprint of the pocket edition of Shaw's plays, published by Constable...

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1929 14vol Anthony Trollope The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Novels Illus
1929 14vol Anthony Trollope The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Novels Illus

Price: £500.00

An attractive limited edition of the novels of Anthony Trollope.The Shakespeare Head Press edition.Limited to 525 copies printed, 500 of which were for sale, of which this is number 334.Complete in fourteen volumes.With 72 plates....

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1929 6Vol Guicciardini Cuoco History Of Italy And Neopolitan Revolution Italian
1929 6Vol Guicciardini Cuoco History Of Italy And Neopolitan Revolution Italian

Price: £150.00

A five volume complete set of Guicciardini's seminal Storia D'Italia, to which is added Vincenzo Cuoco's  Saggio Storico Rivoluzione Napoletana Del 1799, written in the original Italian.Part of the Scittori D'Italia (Italian Writers)...

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1929 The Old Country Ernest Rhys Praise of England Sangorski and Sutcliffe Illus
1929 The Old Country Ernest Rhys Praise of England Sangorski and Sutcliffe Illus

Price: £475.00

A beautifully bound collection of English poetry.Finely bound in a Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding with a custom slipcase.With 16 colour plates.A collection of poetry, illustrations and extracts in praise of England. Collecting works...

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1933 2Vol The Britwell Handlist Short-Title Catalogue With Plates And Facsimiles
1933 2Vol The Britwell Handlist Short-Title Catalogue With Plates And Facsimiles

Price: £120.00

A two volume, complete set of The Britwell Handlist.Edited by Norah Christie-Miller, the work catalogues "the principal volumes from the time of Caxton to the year 1800" , which were formerly held in the library of Britwell Court in...

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1938 General Weygand Histoire De L'Armee Francaise Leather Bindings
1938 General Weygand Histoire De L'Armee Francaise Leather Bindings

Price: £145.00

A historical work by Maxime Weygand, in attractive half-calf binding, written in French.Weygand, a French military commander during both World Wars, here recounts in great detail the history of the French Army, something he was a noted...

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1946 5Vol The Novels of Jane Austen R W Chapman Scholarly Edition Bumpus Binding
1946 5Vol The Novels of Jane Austen R W Chapman Scholarly Edition Bumpus Binding

Price: £3,600.00

A beautifully bound set of the novels of Jane Austen.Complete in five volumes.With 50 plates and facsimiles.In a full morocco binding by Bumpus Ltd.Third edition, third impression.The text based on collation of the early editions,...

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1951-1960 5Vols A.N.L. Munby Phillipps Studies Complete With Dustwrappers
1951-1960 5Vols A.N.L. Munby Phillipps Studies Complete With Dustwrappers

Price: £490.00

A complete, five volume set of this study of the books of Sir Thomas Phillipps, in original dustwrappers.An English baronet, antiquary and book-collector, Phillipps was noted for his severe obsession with books and manuscripts, which...

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1951-8 6vol A Stevenson Library Writings of R L Stevenson George McKay
1951-8 6vol A Stevenson Library Writings of R L Stevenson George McKay

Price: £675.00

A complete set of this catalogue of the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson.Illustrated with forty-six plates and facsimiles, many of which are tipped-in (collated complete). Containing:Volume I: Printed Books, Pamphlets,...

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1966 2Vols C.E And Ruth C. Wright The Diary Of Humfrey Wanley 1715-1726
1966 2Vols C.E And Ruth C. Wright The Diary Of Humfrey Wanley 1715-1726

Price: £80.00

A two-volume complete set of The Diary of Humfrey Wanley.An English librarian, paleographer and scholar of Old English, Wanley was elsewhere known as the first keeper of the Harlein Library, now known as the Harleian Collection,...

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1967 12Vols Calendar Of State Papers From Edward VI To James I Reprint
1967 12Vols Calendar Of State Papers From Edward VI To James I Reprint

Price: £600.00

A scarce reprint of this Calendar of State Papers from during the reign of Edward VI to James I, complete in twelve volumes.Detailing all the state papers published between 1547 and 1625, the work contains dates and addressees of the...

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1970-1976 5Vols Woodward British Foreign Policy In The Second World War
1970-1976 5Vols Woodward British Foreign Policy In The Second World War

Price: £200.00

A first edition of Sir Llewellyn Woodward's history of British foreign policy during the Second World War.Part of an enormous and meticulous project undertaken by the government to provide a official history of the conflict, such as...

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1980 3Vols Nai'an Guanzhong Outlaws Of The Marsh Dustwrappers And Slipcases
1980 3Vols Nai'an Guanzhong Outlaws Of The Marsh Dustwrappers And Slipcases

Price: £110.00

A English translation of Outlaws of The Marsh, complete in three volumes and with original unclipped dustwrappers and slipcases.Considered to be one of the Four Great Clasicall Novels of Chinese literature, this hugely influential...

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2007 2Vol Maclean Records Of Early English Drama For Cheshire And Chester As New
2007 2Vol Maclean Records Of Early English Drama For Cheshire And Chester As New

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of the British Library's Records of Early English Drama.Focussing on the records of Cheshire, including Chester, the works provide valuable insight into obscure plays up until the date of 1624.

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2007 2Vols Records Of Early English Drama For Cheshire And Chester New
2007 2Vols Records Of Early English Drama For Cheshire And Chester New

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of the British Library's Records of Early English Drama.Focussing on the records of Cheshire, including Chester, the works provide valuable insight into obscure plays up until the date of 1624.

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c1833 Collection Of Fifty-Three Plates Published By John Murray Leather Binding
c1833 Collection Of Fifty-Three Plates Published By John Murray Leather Binding

Price: £250.00

A very scarce volume of plates published by John Murray.Including depictions of Percy Shelley, with facsimile signature, as well as of Murray himself, as well as striking illustrations of various European landmarks, the work is a curious...

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c1847 Mayhew The Greatest Plague Of Life First Edition Cruikshank Plates Leather
c1847 Mayhew The Greatest Plague Of Life First Edition Cruikshank Plates Leather

Price: £670.00

A scarce first edition of this curious work edited by the Mayhew brothers, in the very attractive calf binding of Sorrell of London.With twelve plates by George Cruikshank, collated complete, this extremely interesting work also includes...

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c1850 3vol The Morning Call A Table Book of Literature and Art S Stickney Ellis
c1850 3vol The Morning Call A Table Book of Literature and Art S Stickney Ellis

Price: £90.00

Three volumes of Mrs Ellis' The Morning Call: A Table Book of Literature and Art. Volumes I, II, IV present, lacking volume III. With eleven plates to volumes I and II and ten plates to volume IV. With an additional frontispiece and...

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c1850 Taglioni's Favorite Shawl Dance Ballet Sheet Music In Leather Binding
c1850 Taglioni's Favorite Shawl Dance Ballet Sheet Music In Leather Binding

Price: £90.00

A scarce volume of sheet music.Arranged by Henry Herz, the work sets out one of the ballets of La Bayadere for piano, a ballet deemed as one of the ballet master Taglioni's favorites.

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c1850-1865 6Vol Surtees Set Leather Binding With Illustrations By Phiz And Leech
c1850-1865 6Vol Surtees Set Leather Binding With Illustrations By Phiz And Leech

Price: £340.00

A set of six novels by Robert Smith Surtees, in very attractive leather binding.With eighty-five colour plates throughout the set by John Leech and "Phiz" , as well as a great many in-text wood engravings, the set includes first editions...

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c1851 2Vols Madame De Genlis Les Veillees Du Chateau French Morocco Binding
c1851 2Vols  Madame De Genlis Les Veillees Du Chateau French Morocco Binding

Price: £90.00

A scarce two volume set of this French language work, in very attractive morocco binding.Dealing with nights spent in the titular castle, the work is illustrated throughout,  and contains the bookbinders' label of S.D. Jeffs of...

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c1853-c1865 11Vol The Aldine Edition Of British Poets Uniform Decorative Binding
c1853-c1865 11Vol The Aldine Edition Of British Poets Uniform Decorative Binding

Price: £90.00

A eleven volume set of The Aldine Edition of British Poets, in attractive decorative cloth binding. Part of a fifty-two volume complete set.Included here areThe Poetical Works of Alexander Pope complete in three volumesThe Poetical...

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c1855 2Vol A'Beckett The Comic History Of Rome And England Leather Binding
c1855 2Vol A'Beckett The Comic History Of Rome And England Leather Binding

Price: £580.00

The Comic History of Rome and The Comic History of England, in attractive leather bindings.With latter work's two volumes bound here as one, the works contain illustrations throughout by John Leech, with thirty colour plates and a...

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c1855 Reach And Brooks A Story With A Vengeance Riviere Calf Binding With Plates
c1855 Reach And Brooks A Story With A Vengeance Riviere Calf Binding With Plates

Price: £560.00

A scarce short novel by Angus B. Reach and Shirley Brooks, in very attractive Riviere polished calf binding.With a steel engraved plate by John Leech, as well as ten others by Smyth, this short and humorous novel is an excellent example...

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c1855 The Life And Adventures Of Jules Gerard The Lion Tamer Africa Travel
c1855 The Life And Adventures Of Jules Gerard The Lion Tamer Africa Travel

Price: £250.00

A uncommon translation of this originally French autobiographical travel volume, in attractive fine binding.Written by Jules Gerard, the work deals mainly with his travels in Africa, and in particular his hobby...

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c1858 Tupper Stephen Langton Zahensdorf Leather Binding With Frontispiece Plate
c1858 Tupper Stephen Langton Zahensdorf Leather Binding With Frontispiece Plate

Price: £580.00

Two volumes of this biographical novel by Martin F. Tupper, in very attractive Zahendorf leather binding.Containing a frontispiece plate and decorative title page, the work contains both volumes bound into one, and contains the bookbinders'...

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c1865 Oeuvres Completes De Moliere French Language Volume One Leather Binding
c1865 Oeuvres Completes De Moliere French Language Volume One Leather Binding

Price: £16.00

The first volume of this French language complete works of Moliere, in very attractive leather binding. Part of a set of two.With eight engraved plates, the volumes contain notable works such as La Misanthrope and Les Fasheaux, plays...

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c1869 John Bunyan A Pilgrims Progress Welsh Language Leather Binding With Plates
c1869 John Bunyan A Pilgrims Progress Welsh Language Leather Binding With Plates

Price: £90.00

A scarce and decorative edition of Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, written in Welsh, in attractive leather binding.With plates throughout, the work contains notes and a biography of Bunyan written by George B. Cheever. A interesting...

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c1870 28vols The Works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton Knebworth Edition Illustrated
c1870 28vols The Works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton Knebworth Edition Illustrated

Price: £875.00

The complete works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton.This is the Knebworth edition of the work.Undated, dated using Copac.With the following volumes: Eugene AramNight and MorningPelhamErnest MaltraversAliceThe Last Days of PompeiiThe CaxtonsDevereuxThe...

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c1870 2Vols Grace And Philip Wharton The Wits And Beaux Of Society
c1870 2Vols Grace And Philip Wharton The Wits And Beaux Of Society

Price: £30.00

A two volume, early American edition of The Wits and Beaux of Society.A follow up to The Queens of Society, the work was written by Katherine Thomson and her son Philip, the former of whom wrote under the pseudonym Grace Wharton. The...

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c1876 13Vols Sir Walter Scott The Waverley Novels Leather Binding With Plates
c1876 13Vols Sir Walter Scott The Waverley Novels Leather Binding With Plates

Price: £850.00

 An attractive set of the Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott, in decorative half-morocco binding, and comprising the complete twenty six works included in this edition, in thirteen volumes. Titles are as follows:Waverley and...

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c1880 Harrison Ainsworth Jack Sheppard Leather Binding Cruikshank Illustrations
c1880 Harrison Ainsworth Jack Sheppard Leather Binding Cruikshank Illustrations

Price: £70.00

A lovely copy of Harrison Ainsworth's historical romance, in attractive leather bindingA novel based on the real life of the 18th-century criminal Jack Sheppard, the work includes a frontispiece plate by Cruikshank. Jack...

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c1880 William Robertson History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth W. H. Prescott
c1880 William Robertson History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth W. H. Prescott

Price: £130.00

A smart prize binding of these historical works concerning Charles V, ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.Scottish historian William Robertson's history of the Emperor's reign, bound as one volume with an account of Charles...

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c1885 13vol The Waverley Novels of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Decorative Binding
c1885 13vol The Waverley Novels of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Decorative Binding

Price: £445.00

A complete illustrated set of Scott's classic Waverley Novels. For nearly a century they were among the most popular and widely-read novels in all of Europe. Because he did not publicly acknowledge authorship until 1827, they...

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c1890 6Vols Our Own Country Illustrated Plates And Vignettes British History
c1890 6Vols Our Own Country Illustrated Plates And Vignettes British History

Price: £160.00

A six volume, special edition set of Our Own Country.With forty plates, collated complete, as well as over one thousand illustrative vignettes, the collection here takes a detailed look at Britain's towns, villages, countryside...

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c1891 The Poetical Works Of Mrs. Hemans In Leather Binding With Plates
c1891 The Poetical Works Of Mrs. Hemans In Leather Binding With Plates

Price: £30.00

A collection of the poetry of Felicia Hemans, in very attractive leather binding.With explanatory notes and a memoir, the poetry is decoratively presented and comes alongside plates throughout. 

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c1900 18vol The Works of Charles Reade Fiction Illustrated Beacon Edition
c1900 18vol The Works of Charles Reade Fiction Illustrated Beacon Edition

Price: £890.00

A very handsome set of the Works of the English novelist and playwright, Charles Reade. Reade (8 June 1814 11 April 1884) fell out of fashion by the turn of the century"it is unusual to meet anyone who has voluntarily read him,"...

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c1900 Eugene Caustier Les Entrailles De La Terre Illustrated Leather Binding
c1900 Eugene Caustier Les Entrailles De La Terre Illustrated Leather Binding

Price: £75.00

A French language geology work, in very attractive half-morocco bindings.With sections on mining and quarrying, groundwater, underground fire and the utilisation of the Earth's resources, the work contains photos and illustrations...

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c1901 C. Hubert Parry Studies Of Great Composers Decorative Prize Bindings
c1901 C. Hubert Parry Studies Of Great Composers Decorative Prize Bindings

Price: £18.00

A work on composers by C. Hubert H. Parry, in attractive half-calf binding.Containing sections on Beethoven and Wagner, the work contains a frontispiece plate and is gifted to one Jocelyn Dugdale for violin proficiency, dated 1910....

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c1903 Heroes of Modern Days Mrs. Herbert Percival Illustrated Prize Binding
c1903 Heroes of Modern Days Mrs. Herbert Percival Illustrated Prize Binding

Price: £95.00

A series of profiles of "Heroes of Modern Days" by Mrs. Herbert Percival, having first appeared in the pages of Friendly Work.Subjects include Frederick III, German Emperor, the publisher Daniel Macmillan, and the Rev. Edward Thring....

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c1908 17vol The Oxford Thackeray With Illustrations Complete In Leather Binding
c1908 17vol The Oxford Thackeray With Illustrations Complete In Leather Binding

Price: £950.00

A complete, seventeen volume set of this Thackeray collection, in very attrcative leather binding.Illustrated throughout, the works are part of the Oxford Thackeray set, and are introduced and edited by George Saintsbury, the noted...

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c1910 8Vols Charles Dickens London Edition Illustrations Phiz Seymour Plates
c1910 8Vols Charles Dickens London Edition Illustrations Phiz Seymour Plates

Price: £150.00

A eight volume set of the works of Charles Dickens, comprising part of the thirty volume 'London Edition' published by Caxton at around 1910, although the books are undated.With monochrome vignettes and colour plates throughout,...

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c1910-c1952 12Vols Various Authors Beautiful Britain Set With Colour Plates
c1910-c1952 12Vols Various Authors Beautiful Britain Set With Colour Plates

Price: £115.00

A twelve volume set of illustrated books on Great Britain, with three volumes in original dustwrappers. Part of the Beautiful Britain series.With duplicate copies in various editions of several works.With watercolours by the likes...

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c1917 Scenes of Russian Court Life Alexander I with his Sister Asprey Zaehnsdorf
c1917 Scenes of Russian Court Life Alexander I with his Sister Asprey Zaehnsdorf

Price: £550.00

A fascinating collection of letters between Alexander I and his sister Catherine.With an introductory preface which gives biographical and historical context by Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia.With a portrait frontispiece of Queen Catherine...

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c1920 5vol Jane Austen The Novels Riviere Binding Pride and Prejudice
c1920 5vol Jane Austen The Novels Riviere Binding Pride and Prejudice

Price: £4,400.00

A beautifully bound set of the works of Jane Austen.An unusual set, bound and published by Robert Riviere and Son. With a frontispiece to each volume. Robert Riviere was an English Bookbinder known for his attractive decorative...

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c1920 Jules Verne Round the World in Eighty Days Calf Prize Binding
c1920 Jules Verne Round the World in Eighty Days Calf Prize Binding

Price: £400.00

A very smartly bound copy of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel Round the World in Eighty Days.With a frontispiece illustration.An attractive copy of this much-loved tale. Lacks publication date, but probably c1900...

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c1935 34Vol Various Authors Nelson Collection French Language Decorative Novels
c1935 34Vol Various Authors Nelson Collection French Language Decorative Novels

Price: £450.00

A thirty-four volume set of classic novels written in French, in decorative cloth bindings. Part of the Collection Nelson series from the Nelson publishing company of Paris.Including works by the likes of Dumas, Tolstoy, Lytton and...

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