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Sweet William, Bainbridge, Beryl
1 Bainbridge, Beryl Sweet William
New York Braziller 1975 Second Printing Hardcover NF/NF 204 pp. 8VO 

Price: 7.00 USD
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A Short History of English Literature, Baines, C E
2 Baines, C E A Short History of English Literature
New York Longmans Green 1909 First Edition Hardcover VG 400 pp. 8VO 
Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Brief survey from Norman times to Victorian. Light wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Kirriemuir Edition of the Works of J M Barrie - Ten Volumes, BARRIE, J M
3 BARRIE, J M The Kirriemuir Edition of the Works of J M Barrie - Ten Volumes
London Hodder & Stoughton 1913 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine 8VO 
The preferred edition limited to 1000 sets of which this is #378 and signed by the publishers on the limitarion page of Auld Light Idylls. Bound in quarter blue coloth, grey boards with gilt titles on front board and spine a Kirriemuir medallion in gilt on the rear boards. Slipcases are present for eight of the ten volumes, each holding two volumes and lacking the one for Peter and Wendy and The Little White Bird. Slipcased volumes include Auld Light Idylls, Better Dead, My Lady Nicotine, The Little Minister, Tommy and Grizel, Sentimental Tommy, A Window in Thrums/Margaret Ogilvy and When a Man's Single. Books are in Near Fine to Fine condition with tanning to the endpapers in all volumes. The slipcases are somewhat worn with some splitting to the edges and faded titles on the spines. A heavy set, special shipping consideration will apply for overseas orders. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Berezhkov :  The Story of an Inventor, BEK, Alexander
4 BEK, Alexander Berezhkov : The Story of an Inventor
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House nd Hardcover VG/VG 519 pp. 8VO 
Very attractively designed binding designed by D Bisti. Translated by B Isaacs. The Library of Soviet Litertature. Very light wear to book, jacket a little edgeworn and mildly soiled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Robert Browning, CHESTERTON, G K
5 CHESTERTON, G K Robert Browning
London Macmillan 1903 First Edition Hardcover VG 207 pp. 12MO 
The English Men of Letters Series. Early work by Chesteron. Spine darkened, some mottling to the boards, gilt darkened on top edge. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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A Noble Life, Craik, Mrs
6 Craik, Mrs A Noble Life
Leipzig Tauchnitz 1866 Copyright Edition Hardcover VG 286 pp. 12MO 
Title page states by the author of John Halifax, Gentleman. Bound in quarter green morocco, green marbled boards. Edgewear, otherwise a lightly worn and solid copy. Postage will be reduced for overseas orders. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Doestick's Letters, Doesticks, Q K Philander (Thomson, Mortimer)
7 Doesticks, Q K Philander (Thomson, Mortimer) Doestick's Letters
Philadelphia T B Peterson & Brothers 1855 First Edition Hardcover VG 330 pp. 8VO 
Satirical letters. Bound in green imitation blindstamped morocco with gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Illustrated with woodcuts. Somewhat edgeworn. An attractiv solid copy of a scarce work. Not in LOC. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Ginger Man, Donleavy, J P
8 Donleavy, J P The Ginger Man
New York Dell 1969(1955) First Dell Printing Softcover VG in Wraps 315 pp. 12MO 

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith in Four Volumes, Goldmsith, Oliver (ed Peter Cunningham)
9 Goldmsith, Oliver (ed Peter Cunningham) The Works of Oliver Goldsmith in Four Volumes
London John Murray 1854 Hardcover VG 8VO 
Portrait frontis in Volume 1 and engraved title pages in all four volumes. Bound in blue calf with gilt ruling on covers, raised bands on spine with morocco spine labels and elaborately decorated compartments. Marbled endpaper and edges. Heraldic bookplate of Edward Wood affixed to front pastedowns. Front board of Volume 2 and rear board of Volume 3 very nicely replaced by Meadland Bindery of Brentwood Bay, British Columbia in matching blue calf with gilt ruling. Varying degrees of wear to other boards, the most acute on the front cover of Volume 3, which has suffered extensive damage, without however affecting its essential integrity. Lesser damage to the rear board of Volume 2 and minor wear to the other boards. Foxing to title pages and preliminaries. In all cases the volumes are tight and solid and the calf remains smooth and glossy. A handsomely bound set of the most desired edition of Goldsmith’s works. 
Price: 220.00 USD
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The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith, GOLDSMITH,OLIVER
10 GOLDSMITH,OLIVER The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith
London Warne nd Reprint Hardcover VG 482 pp. Small 8VO 
Bound in full padded red leather with gilt lettering. AEG. Missing FEP and spine sunned. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Malahat Review (No.  Thirty-Five) An International Quarterly Of Life And Letters: A Gathering In Celebration of The Eightieth Birthday of Robert Graves, Graves, Robert, Skelton, Robin and William David Thomas
11 Graves, Robert, Skelton, Robin and William David Thomas The Malahat Review (No. Thirty-Five) An International Quarterly Of Life And Letters: A Gathering In Celebration of The Eightieth Birthday of Robert Graves
Victoria University of Victoria 1975 First Edition Softcover VG in Wraps 188 pp. 8VO 1
Includes a signed, numbered print of a portrati of Robert Graves by William Fetherston. Very light wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HUMOUROUS READINGS FROM CHARLES DICKENS: AN ANTHOLOGY, Haworth, Peter (ed). (Charles Dickens.)
12 Haworth, Peter (ed). (Charles Dickens.) HUMOUROUS READINGS FROM CHARLES DICKENS: AN ANTHOLOGY
London Macmillan 1951 Third Printing Hardcover VG/G 335 pp. 8VO 
A nice selection of readings, meant to be read aloud. Black and white illustrations. Light wear to book, jacket has several chips and tears, including a long one along the upper front spine fold, extending across the spine, now held together nicely by mylar protector. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Chronicles of Count Antonio, Hope, Anthony (ill S W Van Schaick)
13 Hope, Anthony (ill S W Van Schaick) Chronicles of Count Antonio
New York D Appleton and Company 1895 First Edition Hardcover Fine 331 pp. 8VO 
Guarded photogravure frontis. Bound in a striking cover with design of a sword entering the front board and emerging from the rear. A fine bright copy. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The King's Mirror, Hope, Anthony (ill S W Van Schaick)
14 Hope, Anthony (ill S W Van Schaick) The King's Mirror
New York D Appleton and Company 1899 First Edition Hardcover NF 368 pp. 8VO 
Black and white illustrations by Frank T Merritt. Bound in blue cloth with attractive gilt and silver vignette of a crown on front cover. Owner's inscription, overall very light wear. A handsome copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Les Miserables, Hugo, Victor
15 Hugo, Victor Les Miserables
London Hurst & Blackett no date Reprint Hardcover VG 486 pp. 12MO 
A handsome little volume bound in brown calf decorated in blind on the front cover and spine, gilt titles on spine, top edge gilt. Light wear, some erosion to the spine tips. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Every Man in His Humour, Jonson, Ben (ed by Martin Seymour-Smith)
16 Jonson, Ben (ed by Martin Seymour-Smith) Every Man in His Humour
London A & C Black 1988 Paperback Reprint Softcover VG+ in Wraps 126 pp 8VO 

Price: 5.00 USD
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The Letters of Junius, Junius
17 Junius The Letters of Junius
Edinburgh & Glas J Mundell 1796 Hardcover VG pp. viii, 316 pp. 8VO 
These letters were published anonymously in the Public Advertiser form 1769 to 1771 and were composed with a healthy appetite for personal invective. The first authorized edition appeared in 1772. Bound in smooth contemporay calf with gilt ruling and black spine label. Scuffing and wear overall with spine dulled. What appears to be a small nail hole penetrating the upper board. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Shadow of Cervantes, Lewis, D B Wyndham
18 Lewis, D B Wyndham The Shadow of Cervantes
London Hollis & Carter 1962 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 195 pp. 8VO 
Illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear to unclipped jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Doctor Faustus, Mann, Thomas
19 Mann, Thomas Doctor Faustus
New York KNOPF 1948 Second Printing before Publication Hardcover NF/Good 510 pp. 8VO 
Priceclipped jacket is worn with some staining to spine. Owner's name and date on FEP. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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A Tale of Troy, Masefield, John
20 Masefield, John A Tale of Troy
New York Macmillan 1932 Second Printing Hardcover NF/VG 46 pp. 8VO 
Bound in blue cloth, gilt titling. Lightest of wear to book, light wear to priceclipped jacket, spine browned. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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