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241 Du Bellay: Actes du Colloque International d'Angers du 26 au 29 Mai 1989, Tome 2
Cesbron, Georges (textes reunis par) Presses de l'Universite d'Angers 1990 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back; pale blue covers. Reading creases to the spine. In good, clean condition. The binding is firm. Pages are unmarked but have browned / tanned, particularly at the edges. Volume 2 ONLY. pp. 353-757. The penultimate page (list of subscribers) is heavily creased. A good working / study copy. 309240 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
256 Jay and Village Life
Child, A. W. Lincoln Williams (Publishers) Ltd. London 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Boards are faded at the edges. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown, some light age-tanning and foxing to pages. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn only - not price clipped and now protected inside a removable clear film sleeve. 150pp. 030678 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
242 The Final Solution: A Story of Detection
Chabon, Michael Fourth Estate New York 2004 006076340x / 9780060763404 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, clean condition. There is a very slight forwards lean to the spine. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked; binding firm, no names or inscriptions. First US edition. Dust jacket not clipped. pp. 131. 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. 106642 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
257 Rhymes and Reasons: An Annotated Mother Goose, based on the painting Rhymes and Reasons by James C. Christensen
Christensen, James C. The Greenwich Workshop USA 1990 0867130091 / 9780867130096 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Published to accompany a fine art print of Rhymes and Reasons, the painting by James C. Christensen. We have just the book for sale. Slim soft back. In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. 35. 307864 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
243 Histoire de la Pleiade: 3 Volumes (of 4). Volumes I, II and III
Chamard, Henri Didier 1961 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - 10" / 25cm tall 
3 Volumes (of a 4 volume set - volume 4 missing). Beige boards with blue lettering to spine and blue motif on the front boards. Very good clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Reprint of an earlier 1939 edition. Volume 1, 380pp; Volume 2, 401pp; Volume 3, 423pp. All in clean condition. Original glassine wrappers cover the boards, although with the occasional chip / small bit missing. A heavy set - there may be a surcharge for overseas (non-UK) posting. No extra charge for UK posting. 057385 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
258 The Dangerous Years
Church, Richard William Heinemann Ltd 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Novel. Original bright red boards. Good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. A few pages near the front of the book have small flattened creases to the top corners. pp. 284. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, discoloured back cover, a number written on the back cover and some small chips and tears to the head and tail of the spine and to the corners. The dust jacket is presented in a loose protective film sleeve. Front flap of the DJ not price clipped. 307188 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
244 English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages [Oxford History of English Literature]
Chambers, E. K. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1957 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Navy blue cloth boards. Ex-college-library copy with a few stamps and other residue library marks. Some foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. Dust jacket not price clipped. Some tears to the dust jacket edges and a library number written on the spine. 247pp. 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. 103336 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
259 Ten Scarce Books in English Literature. The Clarendon Society's Reprints.
Clarendon Historical Society ; Various Clarendon Historical Society [c.1890] 1890 Hard Cover Good 8vo - 9" Tall 
n.d. Bound volume of ten Clarendon Historical Society reprints from the 1880s. The titles contained within the volume are: (i) 'An Ordinance Appointing Commissioners for Approbation of Publique Preachers' (1673). (ii) 'Twenty Lookes Over All the Round-Heads That Ever Lived in the World' (1643). (iii) 'Seditious Preachers, Ungodly Teachers' (1709). (iv) 'Memoirs of the Chevalier De St. George, with some Private Passages of the Life of the Late King James II' (1712). (v) 'The Several Declarations Made In Council Concerning the Birth of the Prince of Wales' (1688). (vi) 'A Faithful Memorial of that Remarkable Meeting of Many Officers of the Army in England, at Windsor Castle, in the Year 1648' (1659). (vii) 'A Miraculous Victory Obtained by the Right Honorable Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Against the Army Under the Command of the Earl of Newcastle at Wakefield in Yorkshire' (1643). (viii) 'Colchester Teares: Affecting & Afflicting City & Country' (1648). (ix) 'A Letter from an English Traveller at Rome to His Father' (1721). (x) 'A King and No King: Or, the Best Argument for a Just Title. Being the Present Case of Great Britain, Briefly Consider'd in a Seasonable Address to the People' (1716). All the pamphlets were limited to 120 large paper and 400 small paper copies. They seem to have been bound together in no real order - the pamphlets are separately paginated at the head of the page, and the numbering at the foot of the pages is not consecutive. The binding is pink cloth that is a little faded to the spine and the edges of the boards. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The pages are age-tanned and there is some scattered foxing. The last page has a heavy diagonal crease and has a piece missing from the bottom corner (not affecting the text). 1890. 038727 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
 
245 The Maids of Paradise
Chambers, Robert W. Archibald Constable and Co Ltd [c. 1903] London 1903 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback; original blue cloth with gilt titles. First published in the US in 1902; this is the 1903 British edition. Publication date not stated but the publisher catalogues at the back of the book are dated 1903, making this copy an early edition or first UK edition. The front endpaper has been removed. Previos owner's blind stamped address on the half-title page. Both inner hinges cracked though binding otherwise firm. Some foxing throughout and heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 384, 16. An acceptabe - good reading copy. 013106 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
260 A Further Range: Studies in Modern Spanish Literature from Galdos to Unamuno
Clarke, Anthony H. (ed.) University of Exeter Press 1999 0859895750 / 9780859895750 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth. No dust jacket (as published I believe). In excellent near fine condition, appears unused. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 290pp. 302967 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
246 Women Who Have Worked and Won
Chappell, Jennie S. W. Partridge & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Paternoster Row, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pale blue decorative cloth; art nouveau style design to the spine. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. Pages are very brown, due to acidic, poor quality, paper used for manufacture. Rubs and fading to the board edges and to the spine. Boards are bruised at the spine ends, board edges and top corners. Small splash-type mark to the rear board. Quite heavy foxing to the endpapers. Inner hinges are very good. No names or inscriptions. pp. 158, 32 (publisher's lists). 19.3cm. 308878 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
261 The Fruits of Winter
Clavel, Bernard; Translated By Annie Mygind, in Collaboration with Patrick Henry George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1970 0245599045 / 9780245599040 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original pink boards. There are some light grey-ish marks at the top edge of the front board. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is generally darkened, with a half inch tear to the top edge of the front cover which has been neatly repaired with acid-free archival tissue, to the underside. Not price-clipped. 344pp. Winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1968. 039225 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
247 Day Begins
Chard, Derick Robert Hale Limited London 1978 0709171048 / 9780709171041 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth hardback. Very clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Price clipped - the dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 174pp. First edition. 'Fresh from university and full of enthusiasm for his new career as a policeman, Peter Day finds there are many pitfalls awaiting a new recruit, especially one who is prone to accidents and blessed with innocence.' 300249 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
262 Gold
Cleave, Chris Sceptre London 2012 0340963433 / 9780340963432 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. First printing. RRP. 16.99. 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. 366pp. The extraordinary third novel from Chris Cleave, author of the internationally bestselling, Costa-shortlisted The Other Hand. 303890 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
248 4 Volumes: The Wreck of the Golden Mary; Mugby Junction; The Seven Poor Travellers; No Thoroughfare [Christmas Stories from 'Household Words' and 'All the Year Round']
Charles Dickens and Others; 'No Thoroughfare' by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins Chapman and Hall London 1898 Half Leather Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
4 individual volumes, uniformly bound in half calf, with marbled paper boards. 5 imitation bands to the spine. Gilt spine titles and flower motifs in other spine panels dulled. An attractive little set. Spine edges, board edges and corners rubbed. Some marks to the board. No Thoroughfare has some light surface cracks to the upper joint. All volumes marbled endpapers. Some weakening to most inner hinges. Bindings hold firm. Two volumes have previous owner's name, place and date [1915] on free endpaper. Each volume has lovely colour frontispiece and title page. Top edges gilt. No Thoroughfare has some small brown stains in the margins of the first few pages. Some flattened corner creases to pages. pp. [5], 151; [4], 217; [6], 156; [6], 216. 15.5cm x 10.5cm. 103495 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
263 Fiction's Overcoat: Russian Literary Culture and the Question of Philosophy
Clowes, Edith W. Cornell University 2004 0801441927 / 9780801441929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvii, 296. 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. 308452 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
249 The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (The Globe Edition)
Chaucer, Geoffrey ; edited by Alfred W. Pollard, H. Frank Heath, Mark H. Liddell, W. S. McCormick Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Street, London 1925 Leather Bound Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Leather bound edition, in brown leather with gilt titles and spine decoration and all edges bright gilt. Flexible binding. Light rubs to the spine ends and bruising to the lower corners. Brown ribbon page marker. A lovely copy in super condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. pp. lv, 772. 309125 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
264 Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology After Utopia
Clowes, Edith W. Princeton University Press 1993 069103222X / 9780691032221 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The boards and dust jacket are ever so slightly bruised at the spine ends. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 236. 308448 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
250 A Selection from The Canterbury Tales
Chaucer, Geoffrey ; retold by Selina Hastings ; illustrated by Reg Cartwright Walker Books London 1988 0744510384 / 9780744510386 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Some small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. 77pp. 306403 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
265 Disgrace
Coetzee, J. M. ; with an introduction by Christopher Hope and illustrations by Andrew Gibson The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 
Hardback with slipcase, both in excellent, fine condition. Shrinkwrapped. Bound in brown cloth and presented in a plain black slipcase. 224pp. Winner of the Booker Prize in 1999. 23.5cm. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, his daughter's influence and the natural rhythms of the farm promise to harmonise his discordant life. But the balance of power in the country is shifting. He and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack which brings into relief all the faultlines in their relationship. 306925 
Price: 26.50 GBP

 
 
251 From Sleep Unbound
Chedid, Andree ; translated from the French 'Le Sommeil delivre' by Sharon Spencer Swallow Press 1983 0804003998 / 9780804003995 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth boards. The dust jacket is tanned / darkened at the spine and edges. Otherwise in very good, clean condition. Unmarked inside. Binding tight and firm. pp. xvi, 141. 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. 303998 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
266 The Face of Love
Coffee, Lenore Crown Publishers New York 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First edition. Cream cloth spine, with blue paper sides. Covers faded to the edges and darkened at the spine, with a few small marks to the spine edges. Some foxing to endpapers and pages have slightly tanned / darkened at the edges. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. pp. 191. A good reading copy. 026024 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
252 The Wapshot Scandal
Cheever, John Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1964 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original brown boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine and the boards are very lightly bruised at the spine ends. Front endpaper has been excised and there is a book society previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Top corner snipped from the half-title page. Other than these faults, the binding is quite firm and the pages clean. A good reading copy. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket is rubbed and torn at the edges, with some small loss at the spine ends. Front flap price clipped. pp. 309. 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. 307926 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
267 The Penguin Book of Latin American Short Stories
Colchie, Thomas (edited by) Viking | Penguin 1992 0670842990 / 9780670842995 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages have tanned / browned at the edges and there are some light marks to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Tiny bumps to a couple of corners. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine edge of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xiv, 430. 26 short stories, with short biographies of the authors. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308314 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
253 Tales of the Long Bow
Chesterton, G. K. Cassell and Company, Ltd 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. No dust jacket. Original green cloth. The boards are faded at the spine and there is a slight forwards lean to the spine. Cloth a little frayed at the top of the spine and the top corners, with a short nick in the cloth at the head of the spine. The binding is firm. Quite heavy foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and outer closed textblock page edges; occasional foxing spots to pages. Short tear to the edge of a couple of pages. Inner hinges are good. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. First edition. pp. 310. 107066 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
268 Gilles Deleuze
Colebrook, Claire Routledge 2003 0415246342 / 9780415246347 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Clean, tight and unmarked; near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 170. 308736 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
254 Sainte-Colline
Chevallier, Gabriel (Transl. By Jocelyn Godefroi) Secker & Warburg 1946 Hard Cover Fair Poor 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
1st UK edition. Not in great condition but offered for sale as it is the first UK edition. Previous owner's name at the top of the front endpaper. Water mark has stained the top of the dust jacket and a large portion of c. 20 pages in the middle of the book; other pages and corners of boards affected to a lesser extent. The dust jacket is further worn at the edges and price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (fully removable if preferred). 285pp. 008359 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
269 A Pirate of the Caribbees
Collingwood, Harry [William Joseph Cosens Lancaster] Griffith Farran Browne & Co. Limited [c.1910] Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book Condition: Good. nd. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1900-1910. Blue pictorial cloth. Light marks and spine ends bumped. Presentation prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1911). Front inner hinge is lightly cracked. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The pages are otherwise in good, clean condition. Black and white frontis. illustration by C. J. de Lacy ; no other illustrations. A later Henry Frowde edition had more illustrations. pp. 343. 304276 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
255 The Poetics of Imperialism: Translation and Colonization from The Tempest to Tarzan (Expanded edition)
Cheyfitz, Eric University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia 1997 0812216091 / 9780812216097 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean and tight condition. Slight bump to the bottom corner throughout and minor mark to outer closed textblock foredge. Pages clean. Binding tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxvi, 250. 307973 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
270 Jonathan Swift: A Biographical and Critical Study
Collins, John Churton Chatto & Windus London 1893 First Edition Red Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.75" Tall 
Internally clean and unmarked. Binding is shaken with a spine lean. Boards are marked and rubbed, spine browned and titles dulled. 280pp. Image available on request. 022543 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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