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Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850–1915 (Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present)

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Engalnd, Ashgate Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 096742

ISBN: 1409422666

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. 231 pages. Bound in original publishers black hardcover. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men."

By: Alcott Louisa M.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Boston, Robert Brothers: 1886

Seller ID: 096923

Condition: Very Good Plus


First edition, first state. Book measures 7 x 5 inches. 365pp, 18pp adverts, illustrated frontispiece. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, tooling in black and gilt. Cloth lightly rubbed, black tooling faded from leaf design on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

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The Improvisatore or Life in Italy

By: Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt )

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentely: 1847

Seller ID: 009477

Condition: Very Good


Collation, xxx[2]340pp, printed and engraved title page, frontis, half title. Bound in original publishers embossed cloth, gilt title lettering. Cloth light faded on spine, small nick on head of spine, slightly bumped. Binding in very good condition. Internally, light off-setting to title. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. A23 View more info

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Atalanta's Garland Being the Book of the Edinburgh University Women's Union 1926

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed at the University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097941

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 9 x 6 inches. Collation, xiv,191,[1]pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers cloth backed, decorative boards, paper title label. Binding lightly dust marked, slightly bumped on corners. Generally binding in very good firm condition. Internally, some light spotting. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition. A nice copy. View more info

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Northanger Abbey & Persuasion

By: Austen Jane

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentely: 1833

Seller ID: 009389

Condition: Very Good


Collation, half title, engraved frontis and title, printed title, 440pp, 24pp publishers catalogue. Recently rebound in half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, leather title labels, gilt lines, marble endpapers. Binding in excellent condition. Internally, some moderate to heavy foxing on engraved frontis & title, minor spotting to printed title, pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A1 View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen. [ Complete in 6 Volumes ]

By: Austen Jane

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, The Waverley Book Company Ltd: 1910

Seller ID: 097310


No date, circa 1910. Complete in 6 volumes. Mansfield Park. Emma. Northanger Abbey. Sense and Sensibility. Pride and Prejudice. Letters. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with gilt design and title lettering on spines. Cloth lightly rubbed, cloth on spines of 5 volumes faded, very slight lean on spines. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, illustrated frontis to each volume, pages in good clean condition. A nice set. View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen : the text based on Collation of the Early Editions.with Notes Indexes and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources [ 5 volumes, complete set ]

By: Austen Jane

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1923

Seller ID: 097688

Condition: Very Good Plus


Complete in 5 volumes. Large paper edition, limited to 1000 sets. Books measure 9 1/4 x 6 inches. Each volumes has a coloured frontispiece. Bound in modern green quarter calf, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title labels, marble boards and endpapers. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean well bound set. View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen [ Complete in 6 Volumes ]

By: Austen Jane

Price: £320.00

Publisher: Norwalk. Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 098281

Condition: New


Complete in Six volumes. Emma, Mansfield Park, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility. Books measure 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Bound in red leather, ornate gilt tooling, full gilt edges. Five of the six volumes are still in publishers sealed plastic, [ new ]. The open volume has the gilt on the page edges worn, otherwise near new. A very attractive set. View more info

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Some natural types of spiritual Things [ Biblical Text ]

By: Blackmore C. E.

Price: £425.00

Publisher: Wandsworth Common. Surrey, Miss Champion's: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096921

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 9 x 6 1/2 inches. 14 decorative cromolithographic plates, including imprint opposite title page. Bound in original publishers gilt boards with bevelled edges, full gilt edges. Cloth is lightly dust/dirt marked, small stain mark on bottom board. Binding in good solid condition. Internally, pages/plates in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, of a rare title. View more info

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Unfinished Symphonies: Voices from the Beyond

By: Brown Rosemary

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 096540

ISBN: 0285620096

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription on free endpaper from. R. Brown.Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. 190 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers black cloth. Slightly lean on spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed on edges, with slightly loss. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice inscribed copy. View more info

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Velvet Paws and Shiny Eyes

By: Cole Carol Cassidy

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1940

Seller ID: 096611

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Collation, 232 pages, complete with 6 stand up card models. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardback. Binding lightly rubbed, knocked on two edges. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, short tear and creased on spine. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, publishers file stamp on endpaper and title page. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info

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Works [ Complete in 19 Volumes. Limited to 500 Copies ]

By: Compton-Burnett Ivy

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1972

Seller ID: 097250

Condition: Very Good Plus


Complete set, in 19 volumes. Limited to 500 copies. Bound in original publishers red cloth. All bindings in very good clean near fine condition. Dust jackets are slightly sun faded, occasional minor wear or tear. All jackets in very good clean condition. Internally, pages in near fine, unread condition. House in original publishers slipcases, which are slightly dusty. A very nice set. View more info

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Dramas Translations and Occasional Poems

By: Dacre Lady [ Barbarina Brand ] [ Inscribed Copy ]

Price: £575.00

Publisher: London & Birmingham, John Murray [ Not Published ]: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 097449


Inscribed on free endpaper '' to George Hibbert Esq with Lady Dacre's Compliments '' George Hibbert, English Merchant, Politician, Slave and ship owner, book collector. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 9 x 6 inches. Collation, ix,249pp,vi,269pp, errata slip. Bound in later plain boards, leather title labels.Bindings rubbed, some loss, some fading. Both bindings are holding firm. Internally, previous owners bookplate, some persistant light spotting, heavy to endpapers... View more info

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The Birthday with Other Tales

By: Dagley Elizabeth Frances

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, London: T. Griffiths, Wellington St., Strand. Sold by R. Jennings, Cheapside. . . and Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, Paternoster Row, 1829.: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096778

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Collation, vi,[2],270pp, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title. Bound in period quarter calf, marble boards, gilt lettering. Boards lightly rubbed on edges, with minor loss. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, gift inscription on top margin of title page, dated 1832. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info

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The Englishwoman in India

By: Diver Maud

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096962

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. [8]259pp, 32pp catalogue. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, very minor wear. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very good clean copy. View more info

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My Recreations. Verses

By: Ford Emily E.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton. The Riverside Press: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096982

Condition: Good Plus


Ethical Socirty bookplate, and occasional stamp. Book measures 7 1/4 x 5 inches. viii,255pp. Bound in original publishers rust coloured cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth rubbed on edges, some wear on head and tail of spine, small library number. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice firm copy. View more info

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The Diary of a Young Girl

By: Frank Anne

Price: £475.00

Publisher: London, Constellation Books: 1952

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 098095

Condition: Very Good


First English edition. Bound in original publishers green cloth, gilt lettering, gilt tulip on top board. Cloth has a few small white marks, very slightly lean. Binding in very good clean bright condition. Dust jacket rubbed, chipped, section of loss on head and tail of spine, generally worn. Jacket in good condition. Internally, page clean throughout. A nice clean copy, in a worn but good jacket. View more info

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Dave's Sweetheart

By: Gaunt Mary

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melville, Mullen and Slade: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096768

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, 264 pages. Bound in original publishers light blue cloth. Cloth age darkened, light rubbed, publishers file label on top board, top edge dust marked. Binding in good solid condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout. A good solid copy. View more info

Sacred Dramas: Chiefly Intended for Young Persons. The Subjects Taken from the Bible

By: More Hannah

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Cadell & W. Davies: 1805

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 096477


Book measures 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Collation, 271,[1],pp. Bound in full period green calf, flat gilt band, gilt decoration within compartments, ornate gilt dentelles, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf light rubbed, some minor abrasion wear, some fading. Generally a very nice attractive binding. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A nice clean copy, in a very attractive period binding. View more info

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The Dream and Other Poems ( Dedicated to Her Grace the Duchess of Sutherland )

By: Norton Caroline ( the Honourable Mrs Norton )

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 095725

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed on half title page '' Sidney Herbert from the Authoress ''. Caroline is said to have had a five-year affair with prominent Conservitive politician Sidney Herbert. Collation, x,301,[1],pp, complete with half title, engraved frontis. Bound in original publishers blind stamped cloth. Professionally rebacked with part of the original spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, short tear on half title. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice, r... View more info