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DICKENS, Charles (1812-70). The Old Curiosity Shop And Master Humphrey’s Clock. 8vo. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1909.
BINDINGS – Two Thomas Hardy Novels. – HARDY, Thomas. The Hand of Ethelberta. A Comedy In Chapters. (1923) with Thomas Hardy’s ‘A Laodicean A Story of Today’ (1923). These two books are being sold as bindings as they both lack frontispieces, and The Laodicean lacks its map, however they make great books for display and interior decoration.
CLOWES, Sir. W. Laird; Alan H. Burgoyne. Trafalgar Refought. Frontispiece, 19 plates, 5 folding plans. PROVENANCE: J. W. S. Ashworth (signature to front endpaper). 8vo. London, Edinburgh, Dublin and New York, Thomas Nelson and Sons, [no date c.1905-1907].
MARRYAT, Captain [Frederick] (1792-1848). S.H. Vedder (Illustrations). Poor Jack. 6 plates (mis-bound but present). Viii, 346, [22 pp. adverts], pp. Interior: Pages age toned, occasional spotting. Sheet of publisher’s adverts tipped in on front endpaper (tearing to advert page, endpapers slightly soiled). Exterior: Publisher’s brown, pink and gilt pictorial cloth (light wear and rubbing). 8vo. London: Walter Scott Limited, [no date c.1896- publisher’s adverts at rear dated 1896].
MOORE, George (1852-1933); Stephen Gooden (1892-1955). Peronnik the Fool. Engraved title page, 8 engravings (including two full page engravings). Interior: Occasional foxing and spotting, old glue staining to endpapers. Exterior: Publisher’s vellum, lettered in gilt (some wear, lacking original slipcase). LIMITED EDITION OF 525 COPIES, SIGNED BY GEORGE MOORE AND STEPHEN GOODEN, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 232. 4to. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1933.
Quirky Binding: Scarce Victorian Novel. [MATTHEWS, JULIA A]. Susy’s Sacrifice. 299pp. 3 plates (including frontispiece which is bound elsewhere in the book, i.e. not at the title page). Interior: Occasional light foxing/spotting, age toning to pages. Binding: This book has been re-bound using different binding (red calf, decorated in gilt) of another book entitled: ‘My Lady Nicotine’. (Presumably the J.M. Barrie novel), light rubbing and wear to boards, corners, and extremities, gold leaf to corners of text block. 8vo. London, J. Nisbet & Co., 1899.
SCOTT, Sir Walter (1771-1832). St. Ronan’s Well. With all his Illustrations * and Notes. Text in two columns. As part of a larger set in this edition. Interior: sporadic light spotting/foxing throughout, pages age toned. Exterior: Quarter red morocco with green cloth boards (binding heavily worn spine cover lacking, upper board hanging by a thread, remanence of erased old label to upper board.) , 177-332, , pp. 8vo./4to (size): Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1845.
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ALSO BY THE ACTOR RICHARD HEARNE. GALLICO, Paul (1897-1976). Love, Let Me Not Hunger. FIRST EDITION. (Pages lightly age toned). Publisher’s green cloth (light wear) with black pictorial dust-jacket (chipping with loss, some wear, presented in protective sleeve). London: William Heinemann Limited, 1963.
Scarce, early paper-back edition. An amazing survivor! CRANE, Stephen (1871-1900). The Red Badge of Courage. Early soft-cover edition. (Pages age-toned, some minor tearing without loss to text). Publisher’s cream pictorial wrapper (lacking lower wrapper, spine chipped with loss, upper wrapper detached with first few pages, some chipping and tearing, please note the last pages of this book are the two pages of adverts). London: William Heinemann, 1900.