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1 Hampstead Past and Present: Its Romantic Story Associations and Amenities
Cheltenham Ed J. Burrows 1947 Paperback Good 
Cheltenham: Ed J. Burrows, 1947 108 pp with B&W photo illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bumped with a chip missing at head of spine. Size: 5 " x 7". Soft Cover. Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 The Illustrated London News Coronation 1953
London, U.S.A. The Illustrated London News and Sketch 1953 Hardcover Very Good 
London, U.S.A.: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, 1953 London, U.S.A.: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, 1953 68 pp with 594 sepia and white photos and illustrations plus 16 color plates. Stiff Paper. Very Good. 10.5" x 14.5".. Hardcover. Very Good. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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3 The Welsh History Review Volume 7 June 1974 Number 1
Cardiff University of Wales 1974 Paperback Good 
Cardiff: University of Wales, 1974 127 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are intact but show some wear.. Soft Cover. Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Sir Roger Coverley and Other Essays from The Spectator, Addison, Joseph & Steele, Richard
4 Addison, Joseph & Steele, Richard Sir Roger Coverley and Other Essays from The Spectator
MacMillan 1930 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Colby, Homer 
MacMillan, 1930 275 pp with 12 B&Willustrations in text. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Red cloth boards with gold-stamped spine are only a little bumped at corners, otherwise clean and bright. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Colby, Homer. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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5 Adlington, William (trans.) The Golden Asse of Apuleius
London 1904 Grant Richards Ltd. 1913 Limited Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Published 
London 1904: Grant Richards Ltd., 1913 London 1904: Grant Richards Ltd., 1913 279 pp with deckled edges. A limited edition of 1150 copies. This book has an engraved plate, probably the frontpiece of a Seventeenth Century edition published in Amsterdam, as a frontpiece and intricate scrolling for the initial letter of each chapter. There is some light foxing to the first half dozen pages and the endpapers are tanned from the glue used. The brown boards with tan cloth spine are rubbed at extremities, slightly bowed, with three areas where the pressed surface has been pulled off though the undercolor is the same. The spine has an intricate pattern stamped in gold. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Limited Edition. Quarter-bound Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Published.. Limited Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Amis, Kingsley Lucky Jim
London The Folio Society 2012 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing Hardcover As New No Jacket as Published Allen, Richard 
London: The Folio Society, 2012 254 pps. plus 7 full-color plates. Text clean, bright, As New, and unmarked. Illustrated brown boards with black and blue stamped art pristine. Slip case is good but has minor moisture staining and marks on oneside with somescuffing.. 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover, Slip Cased. As New/No Jacket as Published. Illus. by Allen, Richard. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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That Uncertain Feeling, Amis, Kingsley
7 Amis, Kingsley That Uncertain Feeling
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1956 First American Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1956 New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1956 247 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Blue boards are lightly rubbed, a short tear at top of spine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.. First American Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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8 Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice
London The Zodiac Press 1950 3rd Printing Hardcover Good No DJ 
London: The Zodiac Press, 1950 299 pps. Text clean, tight, unmarked. Pale blue title page. Light brown and white patterned cloth cover with gold stamping on spine very good (in mylar). Front endpaper has adhesive stain.. 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No DJ. 5.25" x 8". 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Essays or Counsels Civill & Morall, Bacon, Francis
9 Bacon, Francis The Essays or Counsels Civill & Morall
The Heritage Press 1944 Hardcover Very Good Fair 
The Heritage Press, 1944 190 pp. Previous ownr's tasteful bookplate on FFP. A handsome edition with a large readable typeface .Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards are bright and undamaged. Appears unread. Paper case shows some rubbing and sun-fading.. Cased Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Barrie, J.M. A Tillyloss Scandal
Little Leather Library Paperback Good 
Little Leather Library A miniature book by the Little Leather library. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, tanned. Green leatherette embossed covers are chipped along spine with a tear to back cover. Size: 3" x 4". Flexible Soft Cover. Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Beard, Geoffrey Craftsmen and Interior Decoration in England 1660-1820
Bloomsbury Books 1986 0906223490 / 9780906223499 Hardcover As New As New 
Bloomsbury Books, 1986 Bloomsbury Books, 1986 312 pages. 16 color plates and numerous b/w plates on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. Hardcover. As New/As New. 9.5" x 12".. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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12 Beerbohm, Max The Incomparable Max A Selection
London 1904 Heinemann 1962 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Good 
London 1904: Heinemann, 1962 London 1904: Heinemann, 1962 363 pp. introduced by Sir Sidney Roberts with one of Beerbohm's caricatures in B&W frontis. Spanning from 1896 to 1946, the selections are from "The Works of Max Beerbohm, " " More," " A Variety of Things, " "Around Theatres," "A Christmas Garland,", "Seven Men,"m "And Even Now," and "Mainly on the Air." Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Page edges are sunned. Black buckram boards are clean and undamaged. DJ is rubbed and chipped, not price clipped. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Works of Max Beerbohm 10 Volumes, Beerbohm, Max
13 Beerbohm, Max The Works of Max Beerbohm 10 Volumes
London William Heinemann 1922 Limited Edition of 780. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Signed
London: William Heinemann, 1922 London: William Heinemann, 1922 A Limited edition of 780 published between 1922 -1928 and signed by Beerbohm. Works of Max Beerbohm, More, Yet Again, And Even More, Zuleika Dobson, Seven Men, Around Theatres l, Around Theatres ll, A Variety of Things. Bound in colored cloth with paper titles on spines and an extra title sticker in back endpapers. Texts are clean, tight and unmarked, endpapers glue-stained. Spines are sun-faded. Signed by Author. Limited Edition of 780. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition of 780.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 800.00 USD
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14 Bennett, Norman Robert Arab Versus European Diplomacy and War in Nineteenth-Century East Africa
New York Africana Publishing Company 1986 0841908613 / 9780841908611 Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Africana Publishing Company, 1986 325 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. Much more interesting reading than the title would suggest.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Book Club Edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 Bles, Joseph Rare English Glasses of the XVII & XVIII Centuries
London Geoffrey Bles Ltd., Printed at the Morland Press 1924 Hardcover Good Fair 
London: Geoffrey Bles Ltd., Printed at the Morland Press, 1924 London: Geoffrey Bles Ltd., Printed at the Morland Press, 1924 Undated but presumed to be 1924. 69 pp with 100 B&W tipped-in plates.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. All plates protected by glasine. Because of the tipped-in plates, the heavy stock untrimmed -edge pages are slightly rippled. Front hinge partially cracked but holding. Blue cloth boards with gold-stamped titles along spine are sunned and rubbed at extremities with loss of material to lower corners and head of spine. Grey paper wrapper with price of L5,5s is heavily chipped along edges, now in protective mylar. The Bles Collection of English and Irish Glass had been lent to the Victoria and Albert Museum in the year preceding this book's publication. A review of the show describes the collection as "particularly rich in glasses of individual interest, and every piece included may be said to illustrate a different aspect of the development of the craft.". Hard Cover. Good/Fair. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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The Mudlark, Bonnet, Theodore
16 Bonnet, Theodore The Mudlark
Doubleday Doran & Co. 1949 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Doubleday Doran & Co., 1949 Doubleday Doran & Co., 1949 305 pp. The novel from which the motion picture, "The Mudlark" starring Alec Guinness and Irene Dunn was made. This copy from the library of the motion picture's screenwriter, Nunnally Johnson. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, sloightly cocked. Blue cloth boards are clean, slightly sunned along spine. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Booker, Christopher Private Eye's Romantic England
London 1904 Weidenfield & Nicholson 1963 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London 1904: Weidenfield & Nicholson, 1963 London 1904: Weidenfield & Nicholson, 1963 Subtitled "The Last Days of Macmillan" Cartoons and satirical essays on England in the early 60's. Takes you back to the good old days when scandals simply involved politicians and floozies.Text is clean,tight and unmarked. Pictorial cover is bright and clean, lightly bumped at corners. 9" x 11 1/2". First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 9" x 11 1/2".. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Booth, General William In Darkest England and the Way Out
Funk & Wagnalls 1890 First American Edition. Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Funk & Wagnalls, 1890 (12) 285 ,xxxi pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Color illustration frontis missing. Front hinge tender, partially split. Black cloth boards with gold-stamped titles along spine are rubbed at extremities with a small chip missing from top of spine. Now in protective mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 Boswell, James Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D Now First Published from the Original Manuscript
New York The Literary Guild 1936 First Thus. Hardcover Very Good + No Jacket 
New York: The Literary Guild, 1936 435 pp.The private papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle. Text is exceptionally clean, tight and unmarked save for previous owner's name on flyleaf. There is a barely visable strip of moisture staining aprox 1/4 inch deep along top edge of pp. i-xvii . Pictures of Boswell and Johnson and the flaps of the DJ have been pasted on the front and back endpapers. A foldout map of the journey on heavy paper is the frontis. Four B&W photographic plates of the original manuscript ( the listed plate of Rorie More's claymore is not a plate but a line illustration within the text). The tan cloth boards with brown printing are clean and only lightly bumped. This is a large, solid book in overall Very Good Plus condition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Cloth. Very Good +/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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The History and Antiquities of the Abbey Church O9f St. Peter, Westminster Including Notices and Biographical Memoirs of the Abbots and Deans of That Foundation    Vols. I & IIn, Brayley, Edward  Wedlake
20 Brayley, Edward Wedlake The History and Antiquities of the Abbey Church O9f St. Peter, Westminster Including Notices and Biographical Memoirs of the Abbots and Deans of That Foundation Vols. I & IIn
London J.P. Neale 1818 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Published Neale, John Preston 
London: J.P. Neale, 1818 ondon : Published by the proprietor, J.P. Neale, Bennett-Street, Blackfriars-Road; and sold also by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1818-1823. Includes indexes. Vol. 2 printed for Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1823. The 61 plates were etched by C. Armstrong, Miss E. Byrne, J. Byrne, J. Carter, John Cleghorn, G. Cooke, Henry LeKeux, John LeKeux, J. Lewis, T. Matthews, H. Moses, W. Radclyffe, J. Roffe, R. Roffe, R. Sands, John Scott, W.R. Smith, W. D. Taylor, J. Tingle, C. Varrall, W. Woolnoth. Drawings supplied by J.P. Neale, some measurements by J.R. Thompson. Wood-engraved arms of George IV at second dedication by John Byfield after Thomas Willement. Text is clean, tight, illustrations complete. Bo0okplate of M.N. Cowan on front endpapers.Light water stain to title page of Vol. I.that does not extend further in to text. Quarter-bound in tan calf with banded spine in five sections and gold-stamped title, 'Neale's Westminster Abbey,' with tan marbled paper boards Binding is tight, some rubbing to marbled boards.. 1st Ed.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Illus. by Neale, John Preston. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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