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  • Northanger Abbey & Persuasion. 1923.

    AUSTEN, Jane (1775-1817), R. W. Chapman [compiler]. The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R.W. Chapman. With Notes Indexes and Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. Volume V- NORTHANGER ABBEY: AND PERSUASION. 14 illustrations: including folding plan of the City of Bath, and frontispiece to Mrs Parsons’ The Mysterious Warning…, and Title Page of Mrs. Radcliffe’s The Mysterious Udolpho. LARGE-PAPER EDITION, LIMITED TO 1,000 SETS, OF WHICH 950 ARE FOR SALE. 8vo. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1923. A lovely book and the ideal gift for Jane Austen fans. Rare

  • Health and Success In Business… 1892.

    WILLIAMSON, John. Health and Success In Business: How Lost: How Recovered. A Personal Experience. Addressed To Business Men. By A Business Man. Monochrome photographic frontispiece, (presumably of the author?). (Title page detached, first few pages loose, occasional marks, browning and spotting). Publisher’s dark red cloth, lettered in silver (some wear, staining). Includes the 8pp. (With two plates) supplement bound in at the rear: “Dyspepsia: Its Cure, and How it is Applied. Being a Supplement to “Health and Success in Business. How Lost: How Recovered”. [With] pink printed slip bound in. 8vo. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & co., 1892. Rare Victorian Self Help Book.

  • Observations On Modern Gardening. 1770.

    Rare influential gardening book from the Library of Josiah Wedgwood with Wedgwood’s Bookplate. [WHATELY, Thomas (1726-72)]. Observations On Modern Gardening, Illustrated by Descriptions. Second Edition (occasional light spotting). Contemporary calf (spine chipped with loss, joints and inner hinges split, binding a little frail, boards loose, wearing to calf). [8], 257, [1] pp. 8vo. London: T. Payne, 1770.

  • North Midland Sunday School Association. [1870/1?]

    ENFIELD, Richard (?). North Midland Sunday school Association. Report for the Year 1869. Read at the Annual Meeting, Held at the Victoria Street Chapel, Loughborough, Easter Tuesday, April 19 1870. One folding table (occasional soiling and light spotting to text, table soiled). Publisher’s orange wrappers (chipped with minor loss, spine splitting). 8vo. Leicester: Ward and Sons, [1870/1?]