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The Day Of Recompense By Silas K. Hocking With Original Illustrations By A. Twidle .

By: HOCKING, Silas K.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Frederick Warne And Co. 1899 . 0:

Seller ID: 43589


Signed First edition. A very good original binding. 8vo. 8.0" x 5.5" x 1.25". pp.2/pp.357/[4pp. - Adverts]. Bright red cloth over bevelled boards, with gilt titles to both the front board and spine. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spine dulled. Patterned endpapers. Inked dedication to half-title: "Kitty Truscott With all good wishes from the Author Silas K. Hocking." Clean English text and illustrations throughout. A very good copy of this scarce book. ** "Silas Kitto Hocking (24 March 1850 – 15 September 1935) was a Cornish novelist and Methodist preacher. Silas Kitto H... View more info

The Republic of Fools: Being the History of the State and People of Abdera, in Thrace - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

By: WIELAND, Christoph Martin (1733-1813) / CHRISTMAS, Henry (1811-1868) (Translator) .

Price: £320.00

Publisher: London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 7, Leadenhall Street, 1861 . 0:

Seller ID: 45324


"Translated from the German of C. M. von Wieland By Henry Christmas, M.A., F.R.S." First edition in English. Two volume set in publisher's cloth binding. 12mo. 19.5cm x 13.5cm x 2.5cm. Vol. I. : pp.14/pp.312 ; Vol. II. : pp.8/pp.311/[1p. - blank]. This translation into English by Henry Christmas includes: "Note on Philosophical Romance, by the Translator," volume II, pp. 261-311. Original green cloth, edges lightly rubbed and corners bumped. Gilt titles to each spine. Original brown endpapers. Half title in Vol. I. Colophon to verso of each title-page and at the base of the l... View more info

The History Of George Desmond ; Founded On Facts Which Occurred In The East Indies, And Now Published As A Useful Caution To Young Men Going Out To That Country.

By: [ Sherwood, Mary Martha (Butt) 1775-1851 ] .

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Wellington, Salop: Printed By And For F. Houlston And Son. And Sold by Scatchered and Letterman, Ave-Maria Lane, London, 1821 . 0:

Seller ID: 44366


Scarce first edition in an early very good half leather binding. 8vo. 7.75" x 4.75" x 1.0" . [4pp./pp.290 . Maroon morocco spine and corners over maroon buckram boards. Hinges carefully strengthened at some time in the past. Smooth spine with gilt bandings and bright gilt title: "George Desmond". Red spotted page edges. Previous owner's signature to front endpaper: "H. H. Springett August 1899". A little light spotting to page margins, otherwise clean English text throughout. Illustrated with an engraved frontis by 'Radclyffe' after a desigh by 'Green'. A very goo... View more info