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1 Drabble, Margaret
A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: The Collected Stories Penguin Classics 2011 0141196041 / 9780141196046 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket both in excellent fine condition. Unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 223pp. 303184 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
16 Sense and Sensibility (Everyman's Library 51)
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Peter Conrad Everyman's Library 1992 1857150511 / 9781857150513 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A very good, clean and tight copy, in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a minor indentation / scratch to the back cover. Green cloth boards, with green ribbon page marker, and black and white dust jacket. The green ribbon page marker has frayed quite a lot at the end. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xxxv, 380. 309196 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
2 Ackermann's Oxford [King Penguin 69]
Ackermann, Rudolph (plates); with notes by H. M. Colvin ; cover design by Gordon Cullen Penguin Classics | Penguin Books London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Spine and inner hinges are very good. Some light scattered foxing to pages and foxing to outer closed textblock page edges; plates are mostly clean. Some light foxing to the dust jacket, a tear to the top edge with some resultant creasing; a couple of shorter tears to the edges of the dust jacket. Front flap price clipped. pp. 36, plates. 106789 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
17 Emma
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Richard Church and wood-engravings by Joan Hassall The Folio Society London 1997 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Hassall, Joan 
Hardback. Lacks slipcase. A lovely copy in excellent, very near fine condition. There are just some very pale, very small specks to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. Burgundy cloth spine with printed paper sides designed by Joan Hassall. The first Folio printing of this edition was in 1962, it was reset in 1975 and this copy is an 18th printing of 1997. pp. 382. 22.9cm tall. 309005 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
3 Little Women (Collector's Library series)
Alcott, Louisa May ; with an afterword by Anna South Barnes & Noble | CRW Publishing New York 2004 076075084X / 9780760750841 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth boards. Red ribbon page marker. All edges gilt. In excellent, fine condition, in a very near fine dust jacket - the dust jacket is very slightly faded at the spine. pp. 327. 15.5 x 10cm. 308761 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Richard Church and wood-engravings by Joan Hassall The Folio Society London 1997 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Hassall, Joan 
Hardback. Lacks slipcase. A lovely copy in excellent, fine condition. Burgundy cloth spine with printed paper sides designed by Joan Hassall. The first Folio printing of this edition was in 1962, it was reset in 1975 and this copy is an 18th printing of 1997. pp. 308. 22.9cm tall. 309004 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
4 Appian - Civil Wars: Book I
Appian ; Strachan-Davidson, J. L. (edited with notes and map by) Oxford University Press 1925 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brown cloth boards. Bumps to the top corners and a slight forwards lean to the spine. Previous owner's names and addresses on the front endpaper. There are a few pen and pencil annotations in the text (not extensive). English introduction and commentary, with Ancient Greek text. pp. vii, 150. The binding is firm and sound. 306735 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 The Mind of Rome
Bailey, Cyril (edited by) Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red cloth. Spine slightly dull and lightly bruised at ends. Pages are just a little darkened / tanned at the edges. A few pages have some flattened creases to bottom corner. In very good, clean condition throughout. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed to him from his father. Inscription is written in initials rather than full name and reads C F C H from CPH, Christmas 1926. Binding firm. pp. xii, 515. 105925 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Frogs
Aristophanes (Translated By Gilbert Murray) George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London 1946 Tenth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards; lightly bumped at the head of the spine.Translated into English rhyming verse. Edges bumped, spine slant, otherwise a nice clean copy. Pages age-toned. No inscriptions. DJ chipped to extremeties, but not price clipped and now protected inside a removable plastic sleeve. 136pp. 10th impression, 30th thousand. 006713 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
20 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307893 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
6 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. 103551 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
21 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307894 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
7 The Knights of Aristophanes
Aristophanes; Edited By Robert Alexander Neil Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1909 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback. Original red cloth. The boards are a little dull / darkened and have minor rubs to the edges. Very small black ink stain to the bottom corner of the rear board. There are EXTENSIVE NOTES written throughout the text, in pencil. Three previous owner's names and addresses written on the front pastedown and endpaper. The binding is firm; still a quite acceptable reading / reference copy. A long flattened crease to the rear endpaper. pp. xiv, 229. Reprint; was first published in 1901. 040900 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
22 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307895 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
8 East of the Sun and West of the Moon and Other Tales
Asbjornsen, P. C. ; Moe, Jorgen E. (collected by); illustrated by Tom Vroman; afterword by Clifton Fadiman The Macmillan Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial boards. Some foxing spots to the top of the textblock edge. Gift inscription written (upside down) on the rear endpaper. Contents otherwise VG and clean. No further marks. Lovely illustrations. No. 21 in the Macmillan Classics series. 136pp. 23.5cm. 101654 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
23 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307901 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
9 Patchwork and Quilting in Britain (Shire Library)
Audin, Heather Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2013 0747812411 / 9780747812418 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in black and white and colour. 307908 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
24 Didaskalos: The Journal of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers, Volume 5 No. 2 1976
Barrow, Robin (ed.); Various Authors Basil Blackwell, for the Joint Association of Classical Teachers 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pink/red paper covers. A small mark to the front cover where an old price sticker has been removed. Covers faded at the spine. Clean and tight inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 173-316. 050450 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
10 Jane Austen - Hamish Hamilton Novel Library. 5 volumes (of 6; not boxed): Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton [1947-1949] London 1947 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
All five volumes are in good condition. All lack dust jackets and are rubbed at the spine ends and corners, with lighter rubs to edges. Bound in quarter black cloth, with printed paper sides. The sides are a patterned paper by Curwen Press, designed by Sarah Nechamkin. They would have had dust jackets when published and may have been sold as a boxed set (there was a boxed set of the 6 Jane Austen titles produced but these are without a box). Emma is the missing volume from this set. Sense and Sensibility is a 1st Novel Library edition, of 1948, pp. viii, 374; Pride and Prejudice is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 386, has a small pale stain to the outer closed textblock foredge; Northanger Abbey is a first Novel Library edition of 1948, pp. viii, 236; Persuasion is a reprint of 1951, first published in the Novel Library edition 1947, pp. vi, 254; Mansfield Park is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 479, has a very small brown stain near the top edge of the front cover. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The bindings are all firm and of a uniform size, 17.6cm. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309093 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
25 Didaskalos: The Journal of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers, Volume 5 No. 3 1977
Barrow, Robin (ed.); Various Authors Basil Blackwell, for the Joint Association of Classical Teachers 1977 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pink paper covers. A small mark to the front cover where an old price sticker has been removed. Covers faded at the spine and edges and some wrinkling to the edge of the front cover and title page. Clean and tight inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 317-440. 050449 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
11 Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Drop Caps)
Austen, Jane Penguin USA 2012 0143123165 / 9780143123163 Hard Cover New No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Brand new hardback. New, fine condition. Shrinkwrapped. This is from the American Penguin Drop Caps editions series, a series of collectible books from A to Z and Pride and Prejudice is the title which represents the letter A, for Austen. Cover design by Jessica Hische and Paul Buckley. All page edges are tinted red to match the boards. 19.7cm tall. BK0023 
Price: 15.99 GBP

 
26 German Winter Nights
Beer, Johann; Translated By John Russell Camden House / Boydell & Brewer 1999 1571131957 / 9781571131959 Hard Cover NEW New 8vo - 9.25" Tall 
English translation. Brand new hardback book. RRP. 30.00. The dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Not price-clipped. 254pp. 028352 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
12 Sandition and Other Stories (Everyman's Library 225)
Austen, Jane ; edited and introduced by Peter Washington Everyman's Library 1996 1857152255 / 9781857152258 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. Just a couple of very minor bruises to the dust jacket edges only. The binding is nice and firm. No names or inscriptions. Green cloth binding, with green page marker and black and white dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. pp. xxxv, 502. 309197 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 Milestones (Shire Library)
Benford, Mervyn Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2002 0747805261 / 9780747805267 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. pp. 48. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307913 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
13 Northanger Abbey and Persuasion [Oxford English Novels]
Austen, Jane ; edited with an introduction by John Davie ; textual notes and bibliography by James Kinsley Oxford University Press London 1971 0192553437 / 9780192553430 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Lacks dust jacket. Top corner of the front board is rubbed, exposing the board beneath. There is a discard, or damage stamp (red triangle) on the title page. Otherwise very good. Clean. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and binding firm. pp. xix, 479. 104720 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
28 Helen with the High Hand, an Idyllic Diversion
Bennett, Arnold Hodder and Stoughton 1915 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Original red boards. A new edition, 1915. The boards have faded at the spine, rubbed at the spine ends with some fraying to the cloth, a small white mark to the spine. Endpapers have browned significantly. A few foxing spots. Generally grey / thumbed outer closed textblock page edges. Correction fluid over a previous owner's name written at the top edge of the half-title page. The binding is firm. A good reading copy. pp. vi, 256. 307287 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 Pride and Prejudice [Penguin Clothbound Classics]
Austen, Jane ; edited with an introduction by Vivien Jones, with the original Penguin Classics introduction by Tony Tanner Penguin Classics London 2008 0141040343 / 9780141040349 Hard Cover New No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Brand new hardback. A new, fine, copy. Penguin clothbound classics edition, with covers designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. 27th printing of this Penguin edition. With yellow ribbon page marker. pp. xlii, 435. 20.5cm tall. BK0022 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
29 The City of Pleasure [The Wayfarer's Library series]
Bennett, Arnold J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd [c. 1914] London 1914 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Original red boards. Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1914. Wayfarer's Library seres, with colour frontispiece and colour detail to the title page. There is a slight lean to the spine, bruising to spine ends and corners. Some foxing to textblock edges and a few light grubby handling marks to page margins (not many). pp. 254. A good reading copy. 307289 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
15 Emma (Everyman's Library 36)
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Marilyn Butler Everyman's Library 1991 1857150368 / 9781857150360 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. The binding is nice and firm. No names or inscriptions. Green cloth binding, with green page marker and black and white dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. pp. xlvii, 495. 309198 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 The Pretty Lady, A Novel
Bennett, Arnold Cassell and Company, Ltd 1918 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. A reprint; same year as the first edition. First published March 1918; this is a 7th impression, September 1918. Original blue boards; dulled at the spine, a couple of lightly faded patches to the edges and lightly rubbed at the spine ends. The binding is firm and hinges very good. Age-toned pages and endpaper browned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 327. Bottom edge untrimmed / deckled. 307284 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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