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Memoirs of Modern Philosophers Vol III

By: (Hamilton, Elizabeth)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bath, Cruttwell for Robinson: 1800

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16526


366pp, has the remains of a leather spine, but lacks the boards. Hand cut edges, frayed to the first few pages. The text of Vol III is complete and internally clean - a good 'reading copy' only. Published anonymously by Elizabeth Hamilton, the novel satirises the Godwin circle, attacking Mary Hays while praising Mary Wollstonecraft. View more info

The Idler By The Author of The Rambler with Additional Essays in Two Volumes Volume the Second

By: (Johnson, Samuel et al)

Price: £16.50

Publisher: J Hodges, W Millar, R Tonson et al: 1790

Seller ID: 16508


Sixth edition. Volume II only. 247pp, hand made and hand cut paper. Marbled paper covered boards, worn to the edges and lacking the spine cover. The title page and contents are present, but the book has been bound without pp 1-12, so that the first complete Number is 56, otherwise this volume is complete, with the three Additional Essays. A suitable 'reading copy'. View more info

The Lounger A Periodical Paper Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1785 and 1786 Vol II

By: (Mackenzie, Henry - editor)

Price: £18.50

Publisher: A Strahan: 1788

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16517


312pp, worn leather boards with wear to the corners and edges, the spine cracked but holding. Previous owner's names to inner board and title page, othrerwise internally clean. A good 'reading copy'. Volume II contains Numbers 36 to 69. Edited and contributed to by Henry Mackenzie, an author, lawyer and Comptroller of The Taxes for Scotland. View more info

The Arabian Nights A Selection for the Most Part from Lane's Translation

By: -

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1939

Seller ID: 16061


733pp, dark blue cloth coverd boards. Wartime economy dustjacket with a little loss to top of the spine. 46 b + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A selection from Lane's translation with the adventures of Caliph Haroun Alrraschid, Aladdin, Ali Baba etc. View more info

The One-Act Theatre The Fifth Book

By: A J Talbot , F Morton Howard, Mabel Constandouros, George Porter, Anthony Pelissier, Philip Johnson, Howard Agg and Neil Grant

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Samuel French: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11113


132pp, orange cloth covered boards, faded to spine. Internally clean. 7 short plays - T'Drama League Coop, A Visitor For Christmas, The Ogboddy's Outing, Album Leaf, Make-Up, One Morning Very Early, and The Picnic View more info

Granta Best of Young British Novelists 7

By: Amis, Martin and Naipaul, Shiva, and Boyd, William and Tremain, Rose, and McEwan, Ian and Rushdie, Salman et al

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14888


319pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A reprint of the classic issue of Granta, with extracts from the 20 writers judged in 1983 to be the best of their generation. View more info

The Young Man A Monthly Journal and Review Volume VI January to December 1892

By: Atkins, Frederick A and Dawson, W J (eds) Annie S Swan, General Booth, Joseph Hocking, Henry Irving, H C G Moule, Edmund Gosse

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Partridge: 1893

Seller ID: 6902


A tall volume of 428pp, cloth bound boards with leather spine. Frontispiece portrait of Gladstone and many engraved illustrations. Internally clean. Includes travel (includes Scotland), book reviews, stories, science etc. Contributors include Annie S Swan, General Booth, Joseph Hocking, Henry Irving, Edmund Gosse and H C G Moule. View more info

Ten Science Fiction Stories

By: Banks, R A (ed) and Asimov and Wyndham and CLarke, Arthur C and Forster, E Mand Fast, Howard and Golding, William et al

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 11303


156pp, softback covers with a couple of light creases. Title page neatly removed, a couple of light marks to foredge, otherwise internallly clean. 10 stories. Authors include Swift, Stevenson, Wells and Fast View more info

Guide to St Michael, Stinsford

By: Beatty, C J P

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Stinsford PCC: 1997

Seller ID: 11446


Revised and enlarged second edition. 9pp, illustrated card covers. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Comes with a one-page guide sheet. The church is famous for its Thomas Hardy associations. View more info

Where Are The Dead?

By: Bennett, Arnold and Chesterton, G K and Huxley, Julian and Belloc, Hilaire and Walpole, Hugh, and Conan Doyle, Arthur et al

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16093


137pp, and xi pp advertisement for Swedenborg's Teaching at the back. Olive green cloth covered boards. Spots of foxing to foredge, gift inscription to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A collection of 22 essays on whether there is a life after death, by the leading writers of the time. View more info

The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2002-2003

By: Bundock, Michael (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Johnson Society of London: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11424


Tall format. 77pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on SJ and the law, SJ and John Wesley, Antipathy of Mason, Gray Walpole and SJ, Erasmus Darwin, SJ and teachers etc View more info

The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2003-2004

By: Bundock, Michael (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Johnson Society of London: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11425


Tall format. 82pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on SJ's Criticism. Francis Barber, John Nichols, Dr Richard WIlkes, Anna Seward and SJ and public sculpture View more info

The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2000-2001

By: Bundock, Michael (ed) Beryl Bainbridge et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Johnson Society of London: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11422


Tall format. 93pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Prizefighting, Johnson's Milton, Elizabeth Carter & Catherine Talbot, Mrs Piozzi and SJ and his Physicians View more info

The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 1998- 1999

By: Bundock, Michael (ed) Frank Delaney et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Johnson Society of London: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11420


Tall format. 74pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Johnson & Economics, the Devout Dr Johnson, C18 Readers, Fanny Burney, Charlotte Smith etc View more info

The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 1997-1998

By: Bundock, Michael (ed) P D James et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Johnson Society of London: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11419


Tall format. 76pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Dr Fleeman's Bibliography, Sarah Fielding, Despair and its Antidotes, SJ and Politics, SJ and the Imagination, Goldsmith and SJ View more info

The Saint Mystery Magazine February 1964

By: Charteris, Leslie and Gardner, Erle Stanley and Poe, Edgar Allan and Freeman, R Austin et al

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Atlas: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16288


Vol 9, no 12, British Edition. 112pp, the paper browning with age, purple softback covers. A little loss to some of the top corners, otherwise internally clean and tight. Includes a new Saint story - the Russian Prisoner and 8 other stories by Julian Symons, Poe, Gardner, R Austin Freeman, Lawrence Blochman James Malan, William Lemly and Stephen Dentinger. View more info

Two Thrillers The Under Dog Blackman's Wood

By: Christie, Agatha and Oppenheim, E Phillips

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Daily Express Fiction Library: 1111

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1746


Probably 1930s. 188pp, leather effect cloth covered boards with gilt title. Internally clean. Two thrillers - a Hercule Poirot detective story and a murder at a shooting party. View more info

The Frontier Legion

By: Cole, Jackson

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Ward Lock: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16400


158pp, red boards, a little bumped to one corner. Internally clean. Western adventure, set in Texas. View more info

Macaulay's Essay on Milton with Notes, Abstract, Chronological Summaries Etc

By: Cotterill, H B

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14220


180 pp, grey cloth covered boards, with a couple of small marks. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, one page has a little light underlining, otherwise internally clean. Includes extensive notes on the essay and a biographical summary of Milton's life and events of the time. View more info

American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century

By: Cournos, John (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15924


Everyman edition, edited and with an Introduction by John Cournos. 372pp, dustjacket with short closed tears to the edges. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise iinternally clean. 20 short stories from William Austin to O Henry. View more info