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‎All About It: or The History and Mystery of Common Things. Illustrated with 8 Baxter plates.‎

‎1858, second edition, index, 260 pages + 8 page publisher's list, this is a very good copy in the original red hardback cloth covers with the title in gilt on the spine. Top & bottom of spine trifle frayed. If you would like better postal rate s, or for any enquiries, please click on Bookseller Information, and then click on View Bookseller's Homepage, where you will find my email & phone details. - Hamilton, Adams & Co, London & Josiah Fletcher, Norwich.‎

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‎Argosy Vol. VIII No. 8 (August 1947)‎

‎128pp. No inscriptions, but crossword partially entered. Slightly worn at edges. Contributions from Yeats, Maugham, et al. - The Amalgamated Press Ltd‎

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‎Biggles Publisher’s pamphlet of Biggles books with prices.‎

‎Tall 8vo. With b/w illustration to front and portrait to back. In very good condition. Lateral crease. Ticks in blue ink against some of the titles. Else a clean copy. 4pp. Lists 43 Biggles titles and numbers, with prices and brief plot descriptions of many. - Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. London. ca 1955‎

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‎Days of Old, Three Stories from Old English History.‎

‎1865, new edition, 257 pages + 2 page publisher's list, this is a very good copy in the original red hardback cloth covers with the title in gilt on the spine and in gilt on the front cover. If you would like better postal rates, or for any e nquiries, please click on Bookseller Information, and then click on View Bookseller's Homepage, where you will find my email & phone details. - MacMillan & Co, London.‎

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‎Essays Of Elia (The)‎

‎with introduction and noted by Alfred Ainger - A.C. Armstrong & Son NY‎

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‎Lanarkshire. An Inventory of the Prehistoric and Roman Monuments.‎

‎Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased along top edge with a couple of small tears. Not price clipped). 172pp. With 26 b/w photo plates bound in at back. Diagrams, plans and line drawings in text. Detailed descriptions of all the known prehistoric and Roman monuments in the former County of Lanarkshire. Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman. - The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. 1978.‎

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‎Lectures Pour Tous July- December 1923‎

‎extremely intersting articles and art in French. Story and pictures on a helicopter, Dirigrable, Ballet, photography and much more each month has a color cover and other full color and one color illustrations - First Edition Librarie Hachette Paris‎

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‎Monthly Review (The); or Literary Journal‎

‎544pp+index volume 71. May through August 1813. - Becket & Porter London‎

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‎Morsels for Merry and Melancholy Mortals.‎

‎Small 8vo. 144pp, colour aquatint frontis. Modern black cloth gilt, yellow eps, sprinkled leaf-edges. Title-page very slightly soiled; very light off-set from frontis to title-page; very occasional light spotting; upper part of leaf 67/68 fore-edge margin excised not affecting text. * Copsey 1535. - Ipswich: printed and sold by J Raw, 1815.‎

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‎Penguins Progress No. 14‎

‎48pp in stapled card covers. Articles by Nevill Coghill, Stevie Smith, Geoffrey Grigson, et al. A very pleasing copy, only minor rubbing to stapled spine and tanning to top edge. No inscriptions. - First Edition Penguin‎

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‎The Berkhamstedian1889-1907‎

‎4 volumes of this scarce record of the Berkhamsted School. The first one covers 1889-1893, 2nd 1894-1897, 3rd 1898-1902 and 4th 1903-1907. Each book is over 400 pages and in excellent condition. Covers cricket, football, clubs and school news. - Berkhamsted School‎

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‎The Churchman Armed: a Course of Lectures Opn the Distinctive, Protestant Principles of the Church of England, Byt Eight Clergymen‎

‎223pp. HB, G. [Eight Lectures preached in Ipswich in response to the semi-Romanism which characterised this period of the 19th cent. The topics include "The Bible the true charter of English liberties" (Hugh Stowell); "Controversy, a Scriptural duty in critical times" (John C Miller); "Christ the only priest, Altar and Sacrifice" (W Fremantle); "Public Worship" ( T R Birks); "The Christian Minister" (W Cadman); "The Sacraments " (E Garbett); "The tendency of exrtreme Ceremonialism to promote superstition" (E Bayley); and "Scriptural means by which the Church in increased" (James Bardsley. A valuable book showing the vioews of evangcelicals at the time, and their reponse to Tractarianism.] - William Hunt‎

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‎The Dorset Year Book for 1939-40. With "The Literature of Dorset", by H. F Johnstone (extensive bibliography of Dorset related books - 23pp.).‎

‎Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In blue limp card covers with b/w photo plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine faded and heavily rubbed, shipped at bottom. Covers faded with some rubbing and neat inscription to top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. Endpapers and pages slightly tanned/faded, else a clean and tight copy. Contents incl.: 3 Great Sons of Dorset (THOMAS HARDY, F. TREVES, A. FRIPP), Fishing the Dorset Rivers, Was T. HARDY a pessimist?, The Road to Upcerne, Roman excavations, Dorchester, Tarrant Crawford, Lyme Regis, etc.; 236pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. - Society of Dorset Men. 1939‎

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‎The Dorset Year Book for 1969 - 1970.‎

‎Pict. soft paper covers; Extremities slightly rubbed. Back cover a little bit darkened. Else very good. Num. ills ; 198 pp. / adverts; Includes: Beaminster / The Long Winter / Romano-Celtic Settlement on Jordon Hill near Weymouth / Canada Honours the Tolpuddle Martyrs / Poole, Fifty years Agone! / Round about Victoria Square, Portland / Concerning Evil Irradiations (witchcraft / incl. Lyme ) / Hambledon Hill and Hod Hill / etc. - 1970‎

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‎The Family Friend Volume 1‎

‎- First Edition Houlston And Stoneman London (1849)‎

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‎The Grotonian‎

‎Volume XVI No 1. (Oct 1899) through vol XVIII No. 8 (june 1902. 26 issues bound into one volume. 3/4 red morocco over marbeled boards. 202pp;197pp;216pp. A plate facing page 179 (vol 1) is a photograph of the Groton Baseball team which includes Franflin D. Roosevelt in a straw hat as manager of the team. FDR was a great sport enthusiast but lacking the acumen to play served as team manager at Groton, the prep school he attended before entereing Harvard - Groton School Groton Mass‎

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‎The Guardian‎

‎2 volumes a very attractive set of 2 volumes in full brown calf with 2 black leather spine labels on each volume. - F.C. & J. Rivington; Etal London‎

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‎The Iliad Of Home Translated Into English Prose‎

‎by A graduate of the unviversity of Oxford. exquisite bindings with gilt decorations and two morocco lables on each spine. top edge gilt - 2nd Edition Geo. B. Whittaker London‎

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‎The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases. Vol I, Quotations; Vol II, Proverbs; Vol III, Word Origins. Second edition.‎

‎Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth boards with gilt to maroon faux leather spine and front. In maroon hard card slip case. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight set. 3 volumes. With bi-columnar text throughout. Three volume set, on Quotations, who said what and where and when; Proverbs, origins and earliest examples in print; Word Origins, meanings and derivations. - BCA 1993 Second edition.‎

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‎Tobacco Talk and Smokers Gossip. An Amusing Miscellany Offact and Anecdote Relating to the Great Plant in All Its forms and Uses.‎

‎xvi + 148pp + 16pp, Redway Catalogue. Binding is loose but nothing detached. Water stains on all covers. Church warden claypipe in front cover. - George Redway‎

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‎Twelve Famous Plays Of The Restoration And Eighteenth Century‎

‎Modern Library Giant 1957 printing - Modern Library #G10 NY (1933]‎

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‎Von Waagen und Waagmachern [ Scales & Balances ]‎

‎210mm x 210mm tall ( 8.25" x 8.25" approx.) 43pp (un-numbered), illustrated more or less throughout and printed in black/green/brown & terracotta. Undated, but probably 1950's/60's? Text in German. Deals with the history of weighing and measuring. Paper stock toned, but otherwise very good, in the original black thin-card covers, with scales logo in gilt to front cover. - Mascinen-Bau Verlag‎

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‎Youth's Magazine Or Evangelical Miscellany‎

‎20 steel engravings - Hamilton Adams & Co London‎

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‎"MAN (An Idle)":‎

‎IDEAS of my Own; or, Industrious Moments of "An Idle Man."‎

‎FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. viii, 136, boards, recent cloth spine; a bit shaken. Inscribed on front free end-paper "W. G. Lewis Esqr/ With the Author's Respects" and further inscribed by Lewis to another person. The recipient is possibly the Baptist minister, William Garrett Lewise (1821 - 1885). Copac locates copies at the BL, Cambridge, Glasgow, St. Andrews; OCLC lists no North American copies - First Edition London: Printed for the Author, by Harjette and Savill..., 1834.‎

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‎“AN AMATEUR”:‎

‎Boid’s History of Architecture. A Concise History and Analysis of all the Principle Styles of Architecture; namely Egyptian, Grecian, Roman, that of the Dark Ages, of The Arabians and of the Normans; including a detailed description of the origin, progress and decline of The Gothic. To which is added, a sketch of the Architecture of England, down to the present time. By an amateur.‎

‎8vo. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to frontis. Mild foxing throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 212pp. With engraved plates. A treatise on the history of architecture. The final chapter covers castles. - London: T.Cadell. 1829.‎

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‎'H.N.' (Lady Katie Magnus)‎

‎Little Miriam's Holyday Stories for Little Jewish Readers.‎

‎Issued under the Direction of the Jewish Association for the Diffusion of Religious Knowledge. 23pp [1] + 32pp + 41[1]pp + 25[1]pp + 32pp + 28[1]pp + 28pp + 24[1]pp 29pp, table + publishers advertisements. The work, without a general title page, comprises eight volumes, each with separate pagination and register, all bound together in contemporary blind and gilt stamped red cloth, as one work with the cover title 'Little Miriam's Holyday Stories' .The table bound before vol 1 is 'Little Miriams Table of Jewish Holy Days'. There is a prize bookplate on the ffep. One gathering is slightly loose. Very good hardback. Not on COPAC. - P. Vallentine.‎

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‎'The author of The Heir of Redclyffe' [Yonge, Charlotte]‎

‎The Trial: More Links of the Daisy Chain.(in two volumes bound in one)‎

‎Copyright edition. 6" x 4.5". 298pp + 314pp. Scattered foxing, else, very good hardback in half calf with gilt decorated raised bands and red leather title label. - Leipzig; Bernhard Tauchnitz. 1864.‎

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‎(COOPER, A. HEATON / TYNDALE, W.) LOCK, H.O.:‎

‎Dorset.‎

‎Size 5.5 x 8.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and black to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some light rubbing. Original ‘SPCK’ bookseller label to front endpaper. Some darkening to half title, some light foxing spots to pages, Else a very clean and tight copy. 200pp. 32 colour plates and map. Black's Popular Series of Colour Books. Chapters on major towns, history, literature and speech. - A.& C.BLACK 1925 1st edition.‎

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‎(Delariviere Mary Manley.)‎

‎The Secret History of Queen Zarah, and The Zarazians; Containing The True Reafons of the Neceffity of the Revolution that lately happen'd in the Kingdom of Albigion. By Way of Appendix to the New Atlantis. In Two Parts.‎

‎1711, first edition of both parts, the first edition of the first part was 1705, To The Reader + 119 + The Preface + 142 pages, original brown leather covers worn & frayed but the text is in good condition. This book by Manley (1663 - 1724) is desc ribed as the first Roman A Clef in English. For any enquiries, please do get in touch. We send all our parcels by first class post inland; by airmail in Europe (you only pay surface post) and we recomend airmail for elsewhere in the world. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop, Bath Old Books. - Albigion: Printed in the Year 1711.‎

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‎(HARDY) ALEXANDER, ANNE:‎

‎Thomas Hardy: The "Dream-Country" of his Fiction. Signed copy.‎

‎Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Light scratches to front. Not price clipped). Small marks to fore edge. Author’s signature to main title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 190pp. The author examines Hardy’s process of the creation of his semi-real world of Wessex. - Vision/ Barnes & Noble. 1987 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) BUTLER, LANCE ST. JOHN (ed.):‎

‎Thomas Hardy after Fifty Years. Contributions by F. B. Pinion / R. M. Rehder / John Fowles/ Robert Gittings/ Michael Alexander / R. Creighton / David Lodge/ Mark Kinkead-Weekes/ Michael Irwin and Ian Gregor. Signed copy.‎

‎Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges. Reinforced inside. Not price clipped). Editor’s signature to main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 153 pp. Vigorous and original essays on Thomas Hardy by a collection of authors, critics and scholars. Published for the 50th anniversary of Hardy’s death. - Macmillan 1977 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) HAWKINS, DESMOND:‎

‎Hardy. Novelist & Poet.‎

‎Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Handling marks to back. Not price clipped). Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 247pp. With 11 b/w photo plates. The author examines each of Hardy’s books in the literary context of their time. - David & Charles. 1979 2nd imp.‎

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‎(HARDY) HOLLAND, CLIVE:‎

‎Thomas Hardy. O.M. The Man, His Works, and the Land of Wessex.‎

‎Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers lettered in dark blue to spine and front. Map on endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Inscription to front endpaper, dated ‘33. Occasional neat pencil underlinings. Else a clean and tight copy. 320pp. Portrait & num.full-page drawings of Wessex views by DOUGLAS SNOWDEN. - Herbert Jenkins. London. 1933 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) MAEKAWA, TETSUWO:‎

‎The World of Thomas Hardy. Collected Papers on his Works.‎

‎Soft blue paper covers. . In very good condition. Covers slightly browned at edges. 63pp "Time" in Thos.Hardy and Tess.. (2) Hardy’s religious views. (3) Hardy’s dark-haired Iseult. (4) Hardy’s Jude the Obscure: A study in structure. - Bundo-Sha. 1973‎

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‎(HARDY) MILLGATE, MICHAEL / DALZIEL, PAMELA (ed):‎

‎Thomas Hardy’s “Studies, Specimens etc.” Notebook.‎

‎Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 164pp. Facsimile page as frontispiece. Although containing early material copied from earlier notebooks, this is a late working notebook devoted to verse and to Hardy’s ideas for new poems. Meticulously edited with full scholarly annotation. - Clarendon Press Oxford 1994 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) PHELPS, KENNETH:‎

‎The Wormwood Cup. Thomas Hardy in Cornwall. A Study in Temperament, Topography and Timing.‎

‎Size 5.75 x 8.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Reinforced inside with brown sticky tape. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 172pp. Portrait & 21 photographs. Maps on endpapers. The author finds that the most intensely emotional poetry hardy wrote relates to his association with Emma Gifford in Cornwall. Their courtship and subsequent marriage, changed, saddened and markedly developed Hardy as a man and a writer. - Padstow. Lodenek Press. 1975 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) PHELPS, KENNETH:‎

‎The Wormwood Cup. Thomas Hardy in Cornwall. A Study in Temperament, Topography and Timing.‎

‎Blue cloth gt. With dustwrapper. Very good condition in very good dustwrapper (dw; slight fading and browning). Not price clipped. 172pp. Portrait & 21 photo.ills. Maps on endpapers. The author finds that the most intensely emotional poetry hardy wrote relates to his association with Emma Gifford in Cornwall. Their courtship and subsequent marriage, changed, saddened and markedly developed Hardy as a man and a writer. - Padstow. Lodenek Press. 1975 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) WEBER, C.& C.:‎

‎Thomas Hardy's Correspondence at Max Gate. A Descriptive Checklist.‎

‎Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; Small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 238pp. A chronological checklist of the five thousand personal copies of letters housed in the Dorset County Museum each with a note on its content. - Colby College Press. Maine. 1968 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) WEBER, CARL J.:‎

‎Hardy and the Lady From Madison Square. The Story of a literary friendship, with many letters from the famous novelist now published for the first time. Signed inscribed copy. Colby College Monograph No.20.‎

‎Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded. Front detached, but intact, with old sticky tape. Not price clipped). Author’s personal inscription to front endpaper, dated 1964.Else a clean and tight copy. 264 pp. The story of Hardy’s friendship with Rebekah Owen. The friendship flourished with her admiration of Hardys novels, but cooled with her lack of enthusiasm for Jude. Rebekah owen’s collection of hardy books and memorabilia was purchased and sent to USA during and just afterWWII. The final chapter lists the books in the collection. - Waterville, Maine. Colby College Press 1952 1st edition.‎

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‎(HARDY) WEBER, CARL J.:‎

‎Hardy Of Wessex. His Life and Literary Career.‎

‎Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Foxing spots and handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips. Red ink and pencil annotations to back fly leaf. Not price clipped). Letter from author tipped in to front endpaper. Occasional pencil annotations throughout and to back endpaper. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 324pp. With b/w portrait frontis and facsimile handwriting. Carl Weber was curator of rare books at Colby College. This was considered by some to be the best biography of Hardy. - Columbia Univ. Press. New York 1965 revised.‎

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