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The Life and Work of Joanna Baillie

By: Carhart, Margaret Sprague

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1923

Seller ID: 25541


Plain buff card wrappers; a trifle worn; small triangular section missing from front top corner; backstrip worn - stitiched binding exposed, but binding intact. ; Yale Studies in English. vol. 64.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 215 pages View more info

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Poems By Goldsmith And Parnell / The Chase. A Poem.

By: Goldsmith, Oliver and T. Parnell / William Somerville

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, W. Bulmer & Co - Shakespeare Printing Office: 1795 + 1796

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 25203


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Heavy, dk brown, scored calf boards; a little marked; light edge-wear; corners a little worn; binding very tight. Gilt decoration somewhat rubbed, gilt titling still quite bright. Marbled foredges, marbling a little faded. Bookplate on front pastedown; small cutting pasted to front endpaper, detailing this particular book - probably from a bookseler's catalogue. There are also some inked notes about t... View more info

Image for The Nightingale Warbling forth her own Disaster: or, The Rape of Philomela. Newly written in English verse. [Inscribed by A. Strettell]

The Nightingale Warbling forth her own Disaster: or, The Rape of Philomela. Newly written in English verse. [Inscribed by A. Strettell]

By: Parker, Martin

Price: £800.00

Publisher: A. Strettell: 1820

Seller ID: 25207


Inscribed by Strettell on front endpaper. Red boards; somewhat scuffed and marked; corners worn. Blk leather spine; slightly rubbed; gilt titling still quite bright. Binding tight. Very occasional spotting, but pp generally clear and supple. There is a 25pp paginated section, preceded an unpaginated 16pp section. This is one of 27 copies reprinted by Strettell ca 1820 (the book is undated, but the British library suggests 1820) from the rare 1832 edition, published by Wi... View more info

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The Cockleshell

By: R, Lynd

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28144


Publisher's original cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, inscribed by the author on the front endpaper and dated 18/6/33, boards slightly marked, internally clean. ; 4.5" x 7"; 184 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Seventeenth Century Prose

By: Vickers, Brian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Longmans: 1969

Seller ID: 23683


orange cloth cover with white titling, VG but DJ missing; binding tight; pages unmarked; edges unmarked. ; English; 276 pages View more info

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The Essays of Virginia Woolf, Vol I: 1904-1912

By: Woolf, Virginia (ed Andrew McNeillie)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press Ltd: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 24950


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated dk blue d/jkt, unclipped; lightly marked, but not otherwise worn. Dk blue boards, bright; gilt titling, bright. ; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 411 pages View more info

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Leave the Letters Till We're Dead: The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol VI - 1936-1941

By: Woolf, Virginia (ed Nigel Nicolson)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press Ltd: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 24949


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated pale brown d/jkt, clipped; spine sunned. Pale blue boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. ; The Letters of Virginia Woolf; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); xvii+556 pages View more info

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Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf

By: Woolf, Virginia (ed. Joanne Trautmann Banks)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press Ltd: 1989

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 24948


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped. Blue boards, clean and bright. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 472 pages View more info