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The Spectator . [ Complete - 8 volume set ] .

By: ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) / STEELE, Richard Sir (1672-1729) .

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London : Printed for Messrs. Payne, Rivington, Davis, Longman, Dodsley, ... [and 23 others in London] [1788] . 0:

Seller ID: 45354


A very good 8 volume set in matching full leather bindings. 12mo. 7.0" x 4.25" x 1.0" . Tree calf covered boards, corners bumped, hinges worn (but all bindings in very good condition). Smooth spines with faded gilt decoration, black leather volume roundels, and dulled red leather title labels. Clean original endpapers, just the odd blemish from previous use. Each volume with full-page engraved frontis by: "C. Grignion sculp." After a design by: "F. Hayman inv. et del." Printed title to each volume with engraved vignette of a Gentleman. Clean English text throughout. Each volume with a separat... View more info

Plays: One. Persians, Prometheus Bound, Suppliants, Seven Against Thebes.

By: AESCHYLUS (Translated by Frederic Raphael and Kenneth McLeish).

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Methuen Drama. 1991.:

Seller ID: 25859


"Aeschyulus (c.525-456BC) was respected during his life as a dramatist and as a performer. Those of his plays which have survived, are the earliest examples of European drama". Pp 152, slight toning to pages. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Sylvia Plath.

By: AIRD, Eileen.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1973.:

Seller ID: 26745


1st ed. "The first full length individual study of a poet whose reputation has continued to grow since her tragic suicide in 1963." Pp. 114, ex college library stamps to verso front cover, fep and title page, scuff to fep.Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated d/w has sunning and numbering to spine. G+/G+. View more info

A Writer's Notebook.

By: ANON.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Malvern: Tantivy Press,1946.:

Seller ID: 9078


1st ed. Limited ed. of 1000. Anthology of writings on a variety of subjects from cinema names to history of silk stockings, atomic energy to railways in books, in the form of a bedside companion. Pp.225/1(ad), underlining and notation to p.253. Black cloth, dustwrapper rubbed. G+/G. View more info

Letters to Richard Heber, Esq. Containing Critical Remarks on the Series of Novels Beginning with "Waverley" and an Attempt to Ascertain Their Author.

By: Anonymous (John L. Adolphus)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: printed For Rodwell And Martin, Bond-Street, 1821 . 0:

Seller ID: 45168


First edition. 8vo. 210mm x 135mm x 20mm. pp. 255/[1p. - Colophon London: Printed By Thomas Davison, Whitefriars.] . Contemporary quarter green cloth over marbled boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Hinges cracked, but boards firmly attached. Bookplate to verso of the front board: "Ex Libris Ed. Wilding". Half title present. Clear English text. Sporadic foxing throughout. G+ ** "This work was published anonymously by John Leycester Adolphus (1795-1862), an English lawyer and author. He discusses the authorship of the then anonymous Waverley novels, and concludes that they were writte... View more info

Paul Bunyan: The Libretto of the Operetta by Benjamin Britten.

By: AUDEN, W.H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, 1988. 0571151426:

Seller ID: 31856

ISBN: 0571151426


"This is the lively, witty and often moving text of W.H.Auden's libretto for Benjamin Britten's operetta about the giant logger of American folklore....Donald Mitchell, the foremost authority on Britten's music, has written a long Essay for this edition which sets out the history of the operetta and makes available for the first time much documentation and illustrative material from the Britten-Pears Library, including excerpts from the composer's correspondence." Pp.8/150. Pbk. VG. View more info

Meditations.

By: AURELIUS, Marcus.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin 1997.:

Seller ID: 28337


"Marcus's writings reveal a man of great compassion and humility......Meditations are as relevant and inspirational today as when they were first written". Pp 157, slight toning to page edges. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The History of England.

By: AUSTEN, Jane.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1995.:

Seller ID: 28338


"Written when Jane Austen was in her late teens, a lively and somewhat disrespectful overview of the history of England's monarchy......Also contains 'Lesley Castle', a delightful and often hilarious correspondence detailing the mishaps and misapprehensions that befall five young ladies". 14cms x 10.5cms. Pp 54. P/b, slight toning to pages, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. I. ] A Digit Of The Moon A Hindoo Love Story. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCXIII [1913] 0:

Seller ID: 44343


First and limited edition: "Of this edition of The Indian Storie Of F. W. Bain have been printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper 500 copies. This is Number 18." A very clean binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.20/pp.97/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Blue printed dustwrapper in very good condition, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Clean light grey-green boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker r... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. II. ] The Descent Of the Sun. A Cycle Of Birth. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCXIII [1913] 0:

Seller ID: 44344


First edition: Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. A very clean binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.16/pp.89/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Blue printed dustwrapper in very good condition, spine browned, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Clean light grey-green boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fan... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. III. ] A Heifer Of The Dawn. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44345


First edition: Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. A very clean binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.14/pp.61/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Blue printed dustwrapper (now browned) in very good condition, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Clean natural grain parchment covered boards, with gilt titles to both thespine and front board. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Brown marbled endpapers. Clean throughout. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a Bri... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. IV. ] In The Great God's Hair. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44356


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper . A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.14/pp.71/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper with uneven fading and sunned spine, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light green-blue boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fant... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. IX. ] The Ashes Of A God. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCXIV. [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44347


First edition: Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. A very clean binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.16/pp.89/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Blue printed dustwrapper in very good condition, spine browned, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Clean light grey-green boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original brown marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fa... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. V. ] A Draught Of The Blue. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44354


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper . A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.18/pp.71/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper with uneven fading and sunned spine, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light green boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fantasy s... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. VI. ] An Essence Of The Dusk. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44358


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper . A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.18/pp.73/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper with uneven fading and sunned spine, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light green-blue boards, lightly soiled, with gilt titles and a cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a Brit... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. VII. ] An Incarnation Of The Snow. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44355


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper . A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.22/pp.71/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper with uneven fading and sunned spine, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light green boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fantasy s... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. VIII. ] A Mine Of Faults. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44346


First edition: Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. A very clean binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.18/pp.95/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Blue printed dustwrapper (now browned) in very good condition, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Clean natural grain parchment covered boards, with gilt titles to both thespine and front board. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Brown marbled endpapers. Clean throughout, with a brown marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. X. ] Bubbles Of The Foam. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXIV [1914] . 0:

Seller ID: 44357


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper . A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.20/pp.105/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper with uneven fading and sunned spine, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light green-blue boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fan... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. XII. ] The Livery Of Eve. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXIX [1919] . 0:

Seller ID: 44353


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper . A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.18/pp.107/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper with uneven fading and sunned spine, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light blue-green boards, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original blue marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of fan... View more info

[ The Indian Stories Of F. W. Bain. Vol. XIII. ] The Substance Of A Dream. Translated from the Original MS. By F. W. Bain .

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London : Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd. VII Grafton St. W. MDCCCCXX [1920] 0:

Seller ID: 44352


First edition. Printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. A good tight binding with the original dustwrapper. 8vo. 9.25" x 6.5" x 0.75". pp.24/pp.151/[2pp. - list of other titles] . Green-grey printed dustwrapper in very good condition, now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Light grey-green boards, lightly soiled, with gilt titles and cloth spine. Top page edges gilt, other page edges deckled (rough-cut). Clean throughout, with the original brown marker ribbon. ** "Francis William Bain (29 April 1863 – 3 March 1940) was a British writer of ... View more info