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1 My Book of Thumbelina
Andersen, Hans Christian ; retold by Jane Carruth and with pictures by Giovetti Odhams Books Middlesex 1965 Hard Cover Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Giovetti 
Laminated pictorial boards. A gift inscription written on the title page. The inscription has been partially obscured by white correction fluid / tippex. The pages are slightly darkened / tanned at the edges. Otherwise nice clean condition. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 049665 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
16 An Oba of Benin (Carol Barker's Worlds of Yesterday)
Barker, Carol Macdonald and Jane's London 1976 0356081796 / 9780356081793 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Barker, Carol 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial boards and matching dust jacket. First edition. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The boards and dust jacket both have a short tear of approx. 0.5cm at the base of the spine. The dust jacket is otherwise just a little bruised at the top edge and the white sections are slightly discoloured. Front flap not price clipped. Slim and unpaginated illustrated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106946 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 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

 
17 Collins Girls' Annual
Bayley, Viola ; Chappell, Mollie ; Shaw, Jane ; et al. Collins London and Glasgow Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
No date stated. c. late 1950s - 1960 edition. The first story is 'Susan's School Play' by Jane Shaw. The annual is in VERY GOOD clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. Pictorial front board, plain rear board, yellow cloth spine. The dust jacket is worn and torn, with some loss at the head of the spine. 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). 128pp. 302403 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Northanger Abbey [Hamish Hamilton The Novel Library edition]
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton | The Novel Library London 1948 First Thus Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In the Hamish Hamilton pocket-sized Novel Library edition. Quarter black cloth, with lovely printed patterned paper sides and with matching dust jacket. Paper design is by Sarah Nechamkin, a Curwen Press paper. A lovely little edition. This copy has a significant / heavy forward lean, or slant, to the spine. The book is otherwise in quite nice, clean condition. The paper sides are bright as they have been protected by the dust jacket. Pages are clean and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Boards are just very light rubbed at the spine ends and to a couple of corners. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with chips, nicks, short tears, a small snag in the middle of the spine, and some minor loss at the head of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 236. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308577 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
18 South from Granada
Brenan, Gerald ; introduction by Philip Ziegler The Folio Society 1988 Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some very light foxing to the top closed textblock edge. Otherwise in very clean, near fine condition. Printed on Monument Wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed design by Jane Hamlyn. The pale slipcase has some spotting to one end and very lightly to both sides. pp. xviii, 278. 102263 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 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

 
19 Jane Eyre (Everyman's Library 10)
Bronte, Charlotte ; with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett Everyman's Library 1991 1857150104 / 9781857150100 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A very good, clean and tight copy, in a near fine dust jacket. There is a pale mark to the top outer closed textblock page edge. No other marks. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has one very light scratch to the back cover. Maroon cloth boards, with red ribbon page marker, and black and white dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xxxviii, 284. 309195 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 Pride and Prejudice [Hamish Hamilton The Novel Library edition]
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton | The Novel Library London 1949 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In the Hamish Hamilton pocket-sized Novel Library edition. 1st edition thus. Quarter black cloth, with lovely printed patterned paper sides and with matching dust jacket. Paper design is by Sarah Nechamkin, a Curwen Press paper. A lovely little edition. The book is in nice, clean condition inside. The paper sides are bright as they have been protected by the dust jacket. Pages are clean and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Boards are just very lightly rubbed at the spine ends, edges and to a couple of corners. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges, with some tiny chips to the spine ends and corners. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 386. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308600 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
20 The Novels of The Sisters Bronte, Thornton Edition - 11 volumes of 12 volume set: Jane Eyre (2 vols); The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (2 vols); Shirley (2 vols); The Professor; Agnes Grey; Villette (2 vols); The Life of Charlotte Bronte
Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Anne; Bronte; Gaskell, Elizabeth (The Life of Charlotte Bronte) John Grant Edinburgh 1924 Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. A uniform matching set, bound in green cloth, with gilt-stamped decoration and titles to the spines. 11 of 12 volumes - Wuthering Heights (published as a single volume) is absent. Most bindings are faded and a little worn appearance - most volumes have light marks to the boards; The Life of Charlotte Bronte has more significant marks to the boards and The Professor has a small dark stain to the front board. Volume 2 of Villette and Volume 2 of Jane Eyre have a slightly darker green binding and Volume 2 of Villette has a gilt top edge (the only volume with a gilt edge). All volumes are bruised at the spine ends and corners and several volumes have frayed cloth at the spine ends. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and scattered foxing to pages. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Wildfell Hall pp. 354, 347; Shirley pp. 458, 471 vol. I has a name written at the top edge of the pastedown and there is a small light brown stain to bottom edge of rear pastedown and endpaper; Life of Charlotte Bronte pp. xviii, 526; Jane Eyre pp. 405, 372; The Professor pp.xi, 378; Agnes Grey pp. 302; Villette pp. xi, 422; 406 A gift inscription to the front endpaper in Volume I of Villette, dated 1944. Books measure 21.7cm tall. Illustrated with a few black and white plates in each volume. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. 309089 
Price: 115.00 GBP

 
 
6 Sense and Sensibility [Hamish Hamilton The Novel Library edition]
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton | The Novel Library London 1948 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In the Hamish Hamilton pocket-sized Novel Library edition. 1st edition thus. Quarter black cloth, with lovely printed patterned paper sides and with matching dust jacket. Paper design is by Sarah Nechamkin, a Curwen Press paper. A lovely little edition. The book is in quite nice, clean condition inside. The paper sides are bright as they have been protected by the dust jacket. Pages are clean and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Boards are just very lightly rubbed at the spine ends and to a couple of corners. There is a tiny pale grey mark to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with chips, nicks, short tears, and a little loss at the head of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 374. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308599 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
21 The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh - Complete in 2 Volumes
Carlyle, Thomas ; Welsh, Jane ; edited by Alexander Carlyle John Lane, The Bodley Head London 1909 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original purple cloth with gilt lettering and gilt stamped motif on the front boards. Two uniform volumes. Spines a little dulled. Some bumps to the spine ends and corners. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Some quite heavy foxing to endpapers / prelims and foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Lighter occasional foxing spots throughout. Colour frontis. illustrations + further plates. Light partial crack to the inner hinge of Volume I. Bindings are firm and sound. pp. xliv, 400; xxxvii, 448 [16]. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 103467 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
22 The Sixpenny Debt And Other Oxford Stories
Cavanagh, Mary; Stemp, Jane; Gordon-Cummings, Jane OxPens United Kingdom 2006 1904623468 / 9781904623465 Soft cover New Book 
Brand new paperback. 300324 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
8 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

 
23 The Lost College & Other Oxford Stories
Cavanagh, Mary;Gordon-cummings, Jane;Lawrence, Linora OxPens United Kingdom 2008 1904623123 / 9781904623120 Soft cover New Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brand new paperback. 300326 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
9 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

 
24 From Silence to Sanctuary: A guide to understanding, preventing and responding to abuse
Chevous, Jane SPCK 2004 0281056390 / 9780281056392 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. 187. 307991 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 Emma
Austen, Jane ; illustrated by Hugh Thomson ; with an introduction by Austin Dobson Macmillan and Co., Limited London 1899 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Thomson, Hugh 
Hardback. Dark red / maroon blind embossed boards. 4th impression of this edition with the Hugh Thomson illustrations. There are a couple of minor marks to the boards and the spine is slightly fade. Light bruising to the spine ends. The binding is firm, though there is a light crack to the front inner hinge. A gift inscription written neatly at the top of the front endpaper (dated 1901). Deckled / untrimmed page edges. pp. xviii, 437, 6. Frontispiece illustration has tissue guard. Some foxing to the title page and frontis. A nice copy. 107120 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
25 RT, Margaret and the Rats of NIMH
Conly, Jane Leslie Puffin Books 1992 0140348050 / 9780140348057 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Second hand paperback. Covers are clean but faded at the spine. There is a school name and address stamp on the front endpaper, a small rubbed strip at the top of that page and a date stamp on the copyright page. No other stamps, names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and the book appears barely read / unread. Pages have slightly tanned at the edges. pp. 191. 308763 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 Sense and Sensibility
Austen, Jane ; illustrated by Hugh Thomson ; with an introduction by Austin Dobson Macmillan and Co., Limited London 1896 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Thomson, Hugh 
Hardback. Dark red / maroon blind embossed boards. First edition with the Hugh Thomson illustrations. The boards have significantly faded at the spine. Bruises to spine ends, a small bump to the bottom corner of the front board. Light rubs to corners. There are a few slightly shaken spots in the binding / textblock but overall the binding is still firm. Inner hinges very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontispiece illustration has tissue guard. Light foxing to the endpapers and pastdowns. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. A nice copy. pp. xvi, 342, 6. 107119 
Price: 120.00 GBP

 
26 The Loss of the Jane Vosper
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1953 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Light rubs to the cover edges and a slight lean to the spine. Pages are typically tanned / browned and white parts of the covers discoloured. The binding is quite firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 253. A little foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. 308289 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
12 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

 
27 Jane's Parlour
Douglas, O. Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd [c. 1952] 1952 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1952. Original blue boards. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown, dated 1952. The binding is firm. Boards are lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Dust jacket is generally discoloured / greyed and lightly rubbed at the edges, with some short nicks and small chips. Front flap price clipped. pp. 381. 309146 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
13 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

 
28 Here is Chelsea: Reflections from The Chelsea Society
Durrell, Jane (ed.); with a Foreword By Tom Pocock Elliott & Thompson Limited London, United Kingdom 2004 1904027296 / 9781904027294 First Edition Paperback Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New soft back, with flaps. RRP. 14.99. 119pp. Contents include: Bram Stoker 1847-1912; The Royal Military Asylum; Leigh Hunt 1784-1859; Chelsea Arts Club in the First World War; Whistler in Tite Street; and much more. 029219 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
14 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

 
29 Here is Chelsea: Reflections from The Chelsea Society
Durrell, Jane (ed.); with a Foreword By Tom Pocock Elliott & Thompson Limited London, United Kingdom 2004 1904027296 / 9781904027294 First Edition Paperback Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New soft back, with flaps. RRP. 14.99. 119pp. Contents include: Bram Stoker 1847-1912; The Royal Military Asylum; Leigh Hunt 1784-1859; Chelsea Arts Club in the First World War; Whistler in Tite Street; and much more. 029220 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
15 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

 
30 Here is Chelsea: Reflections from The Chelsea Society
Durrell, Jane (ed.); with a Foreword By Tom Pocock Elliott & Thompson Limited London, United Kingdom 2004 1904027296 / 9781904027294 First Edition Paperback Fine 8vo - 8.5" Oblong 
New soft back, with flaps. RRP. 14.99. 119pp. Contents include: Bram Stoker 1847-1912; The Royal Military Asylum; Leigh Hunt 1784-1859; Chelsea Arts Club in the First World War; Whistler in Tite Street; and much more. 029221 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
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