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Image for The Beggar's Opera (Gay's The Beggar's Opera 1728) as it is Performed at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, With new settings of the Airs and additional ... Austin. Arranged for the Voice and Pianoforte

The Beggar's Opera (Gay's The Beggar's Opera 1728) as it is Performed at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, With new settings of the Airs and additional ... Austin. Arranged for the Voice and Pianoforte

By: N/A

Price: £25.50

Publisher: Boosey and co: 1926

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 4059

Condition: Very good


VGC/GC.Boosey and co,1926.Revised edition.Green hardback(gilt illustration and lettering on the front cover,gilt lettering to the spine,small nicks and light shelf wear on the edges of the spine and cover) in VGC, with paper DJ(large and small tears on the edges of the Dj,stain mark,nicks,scratches and creases on the Dj cover) in GC.Nice and clean pages with gilt edges on the outer edges,small ink marks,crease and light shelf wear on the edges of the pages,inscription wr... View more info

Image for The Works of Charles Dickens [Illustrated Library Edition] complete in 26 volumes(1860-1870), including: Pickwick Papers, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist, Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations

The Works of Charles Dickens [Illustrated Library Edition] complete in 26 volumes(1860-1870), including: Pickwick Papers, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist, Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

Price: £9,700.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London: 1860's-1870's

Edition: Illustrated Library Edition

Seller ID: 6097

Condition: Very good


VGC.Chapman & Hall, London ,1860's-1870's.Illustrated Library Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens in complete 26 octavo volumes(I to XXVI).This set was reissued between 1861 and 1874 with illustrations and was called the Illustrated Library Edition.Hardbacks(marbled front and back covers, gilt lettering to the spine) bound in mainly contemporary half leather(four volumes are in more recent half leather, small nicks and dents on the edges of the covers and spines) in... View more info

Image for The Works of Charles Dickens - 8 volumes set -including(Nicholas Nickleby-Our Mutual Friend-Little Dorrit-A Tale of Two City-American Notes)

The Works of Charles Dickens - 8 volumes set -including(Nicholas Nickleby-Our Mutual Friend-Little Dorrit-A Tale of Two City-American Notes)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Odhams Press: 1930's

Seller ID: 8588

Condition: Good


Good condition plus.Odhams Press. No date given but probably 1930's. The Works of Charles Dickens - 8 volumes set, including: Nicholas Nickleby, Our Mutual Friend, Little Dorrit-A Tale of Two City, American Notes, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, Sketches by BOZ, Hard Times, Martin Chuzzlewit.Illustrated with b/w drawings. Brown faux leather hardbacks(illustration on the front covers,gilt lettering to the spines,small nicks and dents on the edges of t... View more info

Image for Ten Years in an Open Necked Shirt and other poems (An Arena Book) [Illustrated]

Ten Years in an Open Necked Shirt and other poems (An Arena Book) [Illustrated]

By: Clarke, John Cooper

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: 1986

Edition: First edition-3rd reprint

Seller ID: 6761

ISBN: 0099312409

Condition: Very good


VGC.Arrow Books,1986.First edition-3rd reprint.An Arena book. Paperback(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the cover and spine, small marks on the edges of the back cover) in VGC. Illustrated with b/w drawings.Illustrations by Steve Maquire.Nice and clean pages with a couple of small marks on the outer edges,small creases,nicks and ink marks on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.112pp.A collectable book. View more info

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Celebration of Birds

By: Dougall, Robert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harvill Press: 1978

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 430

ISBN: 0002621134

Condition: Very good


VGC.Collins and Harvill Press,1978.First edition-first printing.Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small crease,nick and light shelf wear on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with colour, b/w plates.Nice AND clean pages with some foxing marks on the outer edges,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first blank page of the book.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.Illustrations by John Barber.194pp.Price un-clipped.First edi... View more info

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Celebration of Birds

By: Dougall, Robert

Price: £13.40

Publisher: Harvill Press: 1978

Edition: Reprinted edition

Seller ID: 431

ISBN: 0002621134

Condition: As New


Mint condition.Collins and Harvill Press,1978.Reprinted edition,1978.Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small creases,nicks & scratch on the Dj cover),both in mint condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w plates.Illustrated by John Barber.The book is new with light shelf wear.194pp.Price clipped. View more info

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Works on Paper: The Craft of Biography and Autobiography

By: Holroyd, Michael.

Price: £18.90

Publisher: Little, Brown: 2002

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3600

ISBN: 0316856789

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Little, Brown and Co,2002.First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks and creases on the edges of the cover and spine) with Dj(a couple of small creases,nicks and scratch on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Nice and clean pages but slightly tainted on the outer edges,some creases and light shelf wear on the edges of the pages.326pp including Endpiece.price clipped. View more info

Image for The complete works of William Shakespeare consisting of his plays and poems with a critical preface by Dr Johnson; life of the auhtor; commendatory verses on Shakespeare by contemporary poets and a glossary.

The complete works of William Shakespeare consisting of his plays and poems with a critical preface by Dr Johnson; life of the auhtor; commendatory verses on Shakespeare by contemporary poets and a glossary.

By: Johnson, Dr. Shakespeare William

Price: £315.00

Publisher: James Rimmell: 1858

Edition: A New edition

Seller ID: 8243

Condition: Very good


VGC.James Rimmell,1858.A New edition.Brown hardback with marbled boards(gilt lettering and illustration to the spine,small tear on the edges of the back cover,small dents and nicks on the cover and spine) in VGC, no Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with a b/w plate.Nice and clean pages with marbled edges on the outer edges, small creases,foxing marks and ink marks on the edges of the pages,previous owner's inscription and date(1866) written on the edges of the fist blank p... View more info

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The Voyage of the Arctic Tern [Illustrated]

By: Montgomery, Hugh

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Ted Smart: 2002

Edition: First Ted Smart edition-first printing

Seller ID: 6906

ISBN: 0744592518

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Ted Smart,2002.First Ted Smart edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Large format hardback with Dj(a couple of scratches,small nicks and crease on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated inside the front and back cover,b/w drawings.Nice and clean pages as new but with a previous owner's written inscription inside the front endapaper.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.212pp.Price clipped.Heavy book. View more info

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Gardens of Love

By: No Author

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 946

ISBN: 029783066X

Condition: Fine


Mint condition.Weidenfeld & Nicolson.First edition,1990.Pictorial hardcover with slipcase, both in mint condition.Victoria's secret,vol.3.Illustrated with colour photos.The pages have been scented.95pp. This is another paragraph Product Description: The unique style of the English garden is admired and copied all over the world. Since Miles Hadfield's A HISTORY OF BRITISH GARDENING (1960, updated 1979) n... View more info

Image for The Iliad of Homer 'Chandos Classics'

The Iliad of Homer 'Chandos Classics'

By: Pope, Alexander (Translated by) Notes By the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley

Price: £44.90

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.: 1890's-1900's

Seller ID: 9511

Condition: Good


GC plus.Warne.Un-known date but probably 1890's-1900's. Chandos Classics.Small format red hardback(gilt illustration and lettering to the spine,small nicks,dents,ink mark and creases on the cover and spine) in GC plus, no Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with b/w plates.Nice and clean pages with a small black marker mark and ink marks on the outer edges,small creases,nicks and small foxing marks on the edges of the pages.The book is in GC for its age with light shelf wear.... View more info

The Sea Cries over My Shoulder(Signed)

By: Russell, Jonathan

Price: £43.00

Publisher: Christopher Pub House: 1991

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 2797

ISBN: 0815804725

Condition: Very good


VGC.Christopher Pub House,1991.First edition.The book is Signed and stamped by the Author on the first blank page of the book with a personnal inscription to a good friend.Blue hardback(gilt lettering on the front cover and spine,light shelf wear on the cover) with Dj(some tears,creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with a b/w plate.Nice and clean pages with a couple of creases and nick on the edges,small colour mark on the edge of the f... View more info

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The Library Shakspeare (Illustrated)

By: Shakespeare, William; Gilbert, John; Cruikshank, G...

Price: £215.00

Publisher: Trident Press International: 1999

Edition: Millennium edition

Seller ID: 8234

ISBN: 1888777745

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Trident Press International,1999.Millennium edition.Reprinted from an original 3 volume 19th century manuscript published by William Mackenzie London.Large format black hardback(gilt lettering and illustration on the front cover,gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks and scratch on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition, no Dj cover.Illustrated with many b/w plates.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small ink mark on t... View more info

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The English Reader: An Anthology

By: Smith, Godfrey ed.

Price: £13.10

Publisher: Pavilion: 1988

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2471

ISBN: 1851452540

Condition: Very good


VGC.Pavilion Books,1988.First UK edition-first printing.Dark blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Nice and clean pages but slightly tainted and yellow on the outer edges,inscription written on the first blank page of the book,a couple of small scratches and creases on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.300pp including Index of Authors and Titles.Price clipped. View more info

Image for Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth

Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth

By: Walker, Alice

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Women's Press: 2003

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 116

ISBN: 0704350890

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Women's Press,2003.First UK edition.Blue hardback with red borders(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark on the outer edges,a couple of small nicks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book.240pp.Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph From ... View more info

Image for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare , Comprising His Plays and Poems

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare , Comprising His Plays and Poems

By: William Shakespeare

Price: £21.80

Publisher: Springs Books: 1966

Seller ID: 5754

Condition: Very good


VGC.Spring Books.Unknown date but probably 1960's.Black hardback(gilt lettering on the front cover and spine,small marks and light shelf wear on the edges of the cover and spine) with Dj(small tears on the edges of the front and back Dj cover,some nicks,scratches and creases on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Nice and clean pages with ink marks and tainted on the outer edges,small ink marks,creases and slightly tainted and yellow on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC fo... View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare in 9 volumes

By: William Shakespeare

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Peebles Press: 1970's

Seller ID: 8258

Condition: Very good


VGC plus.Peebles Classic library.No date given but probably 1970's. Nine volume set.Blue hardbacks(gilt lettering on the front covers and spines,a couple of small nicks on the edges of the cover and spine) in VGC plus, no Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with nine b/w plates.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks on the outer edges,a couple of small creases,nicks and ink marks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean set with light shelf wear.2731pp (in total).Heavy set... View more info

Image for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare in 4 volumes

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare in 4 volumes

By: William Shakespeare

Price: £157.00

Publisher: Odhams Press: 1940-1950's

Seller ID: 8259

Condition: Very good


VGC.Odhams Press.No date given but probably 1940's-1950's.Four volume set (I to IV).Brown hardbacks(illustration on the front covers,gilt lettering and illustration to the spines,small nicks and dents on the edges of the cover and spine) in VGC, no Dj covers.Illustrated with four b/w plates.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks,nicks and slightly tainted on the outer edges,a couple of small foxing marks,creases and ink marks on the edges of the pages.The books are in... View more info