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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph, Sir Richard Steele & Eustace Budgell. Edited by John Hampden

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 29975


Brown cloth and marbled boards, date written front endpaper else a fine copy in fine slipcase. ; MCF03554; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pp View more info

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Of Love and Shadows

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24030


Pictorial wraps with crease bottom front corner, light edge wear. Author signed title page. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. ; MCF02981; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 290 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Pride & Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 28287


Burgundy cloth and decorated paper covered boards crisp and bright in individual slipcase showing scant wear, a handsome gift quality item. With introduction by Richard Church and wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. ; MCF03310; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pp View more info

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Sense & Sensibility

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 28288


Burgundy cloth and decorated paper covered boards crisp and bright in individual slipcase showing scant wear, a handsome gift quality item. With introduction by Richard Church and wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. ; MCF03311; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pp View more info

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Mansfield Park A Novel

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: 28290


Green cloth boards with gilt and black trim worn on extremities with fraying at spine ends. Faint offsetting to endpapers, hinges tender but binding intact. Frontis with tissue guard. Now in clear protective archival cover. Not dated, published circa 1890? More photographs available on request.; MCF03313; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 288 pp View more info

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Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: 28291


Green cloth trimmed in gilt and black worn on extremities with chipping at spine ends. Previous owner's bookplate stamped on half-title. Hinges cracked with webbing showing at gutter, front endpaper detached and edgeworn, now in clear protective archival cover. Frontis with tissue guard. Not dated, published circa 1890. ; MCF03314; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 288 pp View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions (6 Volume set) (Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, Minor Works)

By: Austen, Jane. (R. W. Chapman)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 29979


Green boards show scant wear, one endpaper has small initial else a crisp set in handsome light green dustjackets. Reprint of the third edition. "With Notes Indexes and Illustrations From Contemporary Sources." ; MCF03556; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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British Folktales

By: Briggs, Katherine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 28772


A fine hardcover copy in a fine dustjacket, now in protective mylar. Collection of British fables and fairy tales.; MCF03458; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pp View more info

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The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York Mariner, as Related by Himself

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus:

Seller ID: 30295


Pink cloth with gilt trim and decorations rubbed on points with some fraying at spine ends, spine cloth slightly toned. University bookplate and withdrawn stamp inside front board, previous owner signed front endpaper. Else corners square and tight, binding secure. Not dated, published circa 1900. With Walter Paget's black-and-white illustrations throughout. ; MCF03587; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 445 pp View more info

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Uncle Bernac A Memory of the Empire

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1897

Seller ID: 31176


A fine binding with three-quarter dark green leather and blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Gilt stamping to spine with five raised bands. Top edge gilt, frontis with tissue guard. Signed Bayntun-Riviere binding. With 8 pages of adverts. A handsome and seemingly unread copy. Additional photographs on request. ; MCF03632; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 300 pp View more info

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Sir Nigel

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1906

Seller ID: 31177


A fine binding with three-quarter dark green leather and blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Gilt stamping to spine with five raised bands. Top edge gilt, frontis with tissue guard. Signed Bayntun-Riviere binding. 2 pages of advertisements at rear. A handsome and seemingly unread copy. Additional photographs on request. ; MCF03633; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 394 pp View more info

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Mosquitoes

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $240.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28326


Navy cloth boards show light rubbing to extremities, worn at spine ends and gilt lettering to spine faded. Blue decorated endpapers, hinges strong with no markings and no tearing. Corners square and binding secure. Included is a facsimile dustjacket in protective mylar. More photographs available on request. ; MCF03326; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 349 pp View more info

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Kunala An Indian Fantasy

By: Ferenczy, Arpad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 28768


Brown cloth boards with spine label slight rubbing to extremities, pages lightly toned. Pictorial dustjacket edgeworn, darkened spine and now in protective mylar. Corners square and securely bound. Not dated, foreword by C. A. Hewavitarne dated 1924, probably first American edition. ; MCF03454; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 255 pp View more info

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Cranford

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Company: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31175


Fine binding with three-quarter leather and marbled board, gilt trim and five raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers. Faint scuff to marble on rear panel, gift inscription front endpaper else a fine and handsome copy. With twenty-five color illustrations with tissue guards by C. E. Brock. The Series of English Idylls.; MCF03631; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 255 pp View more info

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London Characters and Crooks

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1996

Seller ID: 29976


Green cloth with gilt and black decorations, a fine copy in a fine black slipcase - gift quality! ; MCF03555; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 535 pp View more info

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Daisy Miller A Comedy in Three Acts

By: James, Henry

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28488


Original green cloth boards with gilt stamping to spine, lightly rubbed, worn on points with a thin 1/4" stain (ink?) on spine cloth. Internally age toned, corners square and securely bound. First edition, (first printing of 1000 copies) with James R. Osgood imprint on spine. More photographs available on request.; MCF03351; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 189 pp View more info

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Nat Harlowe Mountebank

By: Sims, George R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd.: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26770


Handsome leather binding with five raised bands on spine, lower band has small nick to leather. Top edge gilt, scant rubbing on points. Marbled endpapers with decorative bookplate of Nelson James Edwards inside front board. Tightly bound, a sound and vibrant copy of a scarce George Sims work. With sixteen illustrations by Frank Dadd, including frontis with tissue guard. 151 pp. plus 16pp. of ads. at rear. "Your father is avenged," I whispered. "Nat Harlowe th... View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: Soper, George (Pictured by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell:

Seller ID: 28345


Tan cloth boards with pictorial pastedown, brown and gilt decorations rubbed with scratching to pastedown, worn on points and extremities. Decorated endpapers, page 11/12 has a large vertical tear, inscription on half-title. Else corners square, securely bound with no other markings or tearing. Not dated, published circa 1913. With six color plates by Soper tipped in with tissue guards plus line illustrations. An uncommon copy. ; MCF03328; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 ... View more info

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The Captain's Death Bed and Other Essays

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Hogarth Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21089


Maroon cloth boards, slight fading to extremities with mild offsetting to endpapers, binding secure and corners square. Pictorial dj price clipped, with two closed tears bottom of front panel (1" and 2"), small chipping along top edge, rubbed with darkened spine, now in protective mylar. ; MCF01982; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pp View more info