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1 "Cue",
SOME ECCENTRICS AND A WOMANH705
Martin Secker, London 1911 1st edition Blue cloth, gilt V.g. No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
286 [2]pp. 9 plates including coloured frontis.Charcaters form the Regency period. Little foxing and browned spine otherwise a sound copy 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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2 Ackroyd, Peter
BLAKEMH356
The Folio Society, London 2008 1st Folio edition hard back Fine Slipcase large 8vo 
455pp. 456pp. (17 x 24cm). No marks, inscriptions, wear or fading. Oatmeal coloured cloth with a black slipcase. Mint. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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3 Ackroyd, Peter
DICKENSCG165
Minerva, London 1991 074939157X / 9780749391577 re-issue paper wrappers V.g. 8vo 
1256pp. Illus. cover [rubbed to the edges]. A good reading copy. margins a trifle age-toned. Tight binding and illustrated with plates. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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4 Adams, H.G.
DAVID LIVINGSTONEThe Weaver Boy who became a MissionaryPa295
Hodder & Stoughton, London 1892 23rd Edition Hardback V.g. 8vo 
306pp, iv pub. ads. Original dec. grey boards depicting a Lion and a man fighting. Lovely clean binding with a.e.g. Front free end paper missing, titles and margins foxed. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 Adams, Rev. W.
SACRED ALLEGORIES : The Shadow of the Cross; The Distant Hills; The Old Man's Home; The King's MessengersQ464
Rivingtons, London 1855 third ediiton reprinted Hardback Fine 8vo 
xviii, 385pp. Frontis. portrait and a engraved view of Bonchurch, Isle of Wight. Original full polished calf with fine gilt dec. compartments to spine. Raised bands and morocco label. A lovely item. Neat inscription dated 1862 in memory of Charles Green. A trifle foxed 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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6 Addison, Joseph. Steele, Sir Richard and Budgell, Eustace
SIR ROGER DE COVERLYBB1182
The Folio Society, London 1957 First Edition Brown Cloth Spine Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Richard Shirley Smith 
158pp, with sketches from wood gravings throughout. Glossary and notes from 149- 158pp. Brown spine and marbled paper binding. Green top edge. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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7 Amis, Kingsley
THE LETTERS OF KINGSLEY AMISMH019
Talk Miramax Books, U.S.A. 2001 0786867574 / 9780786867578 1st US Edition hardcover Fine V G rubbed large 8vo 
1212pp. Pictorial white d.j. [rubbed]. No inscriptions. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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8 Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
A LOST COMMANDER: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALELe455
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., New York 1933 original edition Hardback Fine No d.j. 8vo 
299pp. Black buckram with Green blocked gilt dec. titles. Attractive green and gilt dec. end-papers. Copyright dated 1929. Title-page date 1933. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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9 Anglesey The Marquess of
ONE-LEGBB1135
Jonathan Cape., London 1961 First Edition Yellow Cloth Spine V.G. No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
428pp, with 35 illustrations.The life and letters of Henry William Paget, First Marquess of Anglesey, 1768-1854. Sources notes from 389-413pp and Index from 417- 428pp. Yellow cloth spine and blue paper binding with gilt inlay family crest. Corners a little bumped. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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10 Anon
MARGARET, THE PEARL OF NAVARRE: A Narrative compiled from Authentic SourcesH509
William Oliphant, Edinburgh hardback Fine 
ND [ school prize label dated 1883]202 [6 pub. cat.] pp, frontis. A lovely clean copy with green buckram binding, embossed in gilt block and black design. All edges gilt. No wear or fading. Corners trifle rubbed. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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11 Anon.
THE WHISPERING GALLERYE185
Bodley Head Ltd., London 1926 reprint Blue cloth, gilt Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
258pp,' Leaves from a diplomat's diary' 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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12 Anon.
VICTORIA THE GOOD QUEEN AND EMPRESSC577
Gardner, Darton & Co., London 1897 First Edition vellum Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
96pp. Minature edition, 3x2.5 inches. Front board damaged in top corner and lacks rear free-end paper otherwise a nice copy. 14 photographic plates 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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13 Ashby, Margaret.
FORSTER COUNTRYBB902
Flaunden Press., Hertfordshire. 1991 0 9518242 0 1 / 9780951824207 First Edition Green Paper. Mint Mint 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" tall Audrey Burgess. 
176pp, with 56 illustrations and a map on the endpapers 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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14 Auchincloss, Louis
EDITH WHARTON A Woman in Her TimeCF197
Michael Joseph, London 1972 0718109716 / 9780718109714 1st edition hard back fine V G Chipped 4to 
191pp. A pictorial biography. Tipped-in frontis. portrait. Illus. throughout. The edges of the d.j. have curled and the clear laminate surface is damaged. This is appears to be a production problem. The book and contents are fine. No inscriptions but a signed letter to Nina [Bawden] from her agents who had sent her the book. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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15 Baily, F.E.
LADY BEACONSFIELD AND HER TIMES.BB760
Hutchinson & Co., London 1935 Third Impreesion. Red Cloth V. G. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
316pp, with 15 illustrations. Foxing to page edges and preliminaries also mark on spine otherwise a tight copy 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 Barrington, Mrs Russell
The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic LeightonS409
George Allen, London 1906 1st edition hard back 4to 
2 volumes complete. 310;407pp. 82 +79 Colour and b/w plates tipped-in on grey paper, with captioned tissue guards. Both errata slips bound in. Original dec. blue cloth. Uncut edges. Some foxing to end-papers. IN NEED OF RE-BACKING. Back strips loose but present. The cloth on this book is very prone to deteriortaing and is often found in a poor condition. Sun damage seems to cause the cloth to spit easily. A good reading/reference copy but well worth re-backing or re-binding 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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17 Bashkirtseff, Marie
THE JOURNAL OF MARIE BASHKIRTSEFFP290
Cassell & Company, Limited, London 1891 hardback V.g. 8vo 
xxxiii, 694, [16 pub. ads. dated 7G-12 92] pp. Translated with an introduction by Mathilde Blind. Frontis. portrait and another portrait plate. Facsimile letter. Nice engraved bookplate of Flora and Henry Webley and Henry Webley signature dated 1893.Original olive green cloth. Originally published two volumes this was the 'cheap' one volume edition [pub. at 7/6]. A nice tight copy with a slightly grubby buckram binding. No wear. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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18 Bea, Fernando
ENRICHETTA WOMAN OF GODThe life of Mother Enrichetta Dominici, Superior of the Institute of the Sisters of St AnnV019
The Catholic Book Club, London 1979 hard back V.g. V G rubbed 8vo 
237pp. Pictoral d.j. by Barbara Lawrence. Orig. pub. in Italian in 1977 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 Bedoyere, Micheal De La
GEORGE WASHINGTONE184
George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd, London 1935 1st edition Blue cloth, gilt Fine Galley/Proof 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
304pp, 'an English judgement' b&w illustrations 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 Bell, E. Moberly
JOSEPHINE BUTLER Flame of FireV182
Constable, London 1962 1st edition hard back Fine V G Chipped and Foxed 8vo 
268pp. 5 plates inc. frontis. A biography. A nice copy but in a damaged d.j. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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