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HAPPY COUNTRYMAN

By: WARREN , C Henry ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, GEOFFREY BLES: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122744

Condition: Good


Gd H/b in Gd- D/j.1st ed.The story of Mark Thurston, a farm-hand, in East Anglia and in his eighties at the time of writing.255pp [ Country Classics] for all lovers or rural life. [ tan cloth black titles , mild edge shelfwear, tight binding, No inscsp. fox browning to 1st/last few pages & foredge , lean to spine, light crease to ffp. ] Dust Jacketnot price clipped, 7s 6d , small edgewear col/rub/loss.small hole-loss to spine centre. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

By: WASHINGTON IRVING , GEORGE H. BOUGHTON

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN & CO: 1893

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124056

Condition: Very Good


Bottle Green cloth boards with gilt blocked decs and titles to spine and front panel. 185x130mm approx. All edges of book block gilt. xi + 218 nos. pp Frontis + 52 other illustrations by George H. Boughton as called for many full page. First edition thus. The copy offered by us is in exceptionally good condition showing virtually no sign of shelf wear or soiling to cloth. Near Fine (Boards - bright and clean with no defects.Book block- original publisher's green end papers.Foxing to prelims and rear blanks. No previous owner name or insc. . Please see our images of the actual book offered fo... View more info

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IT NEVER CAN HAPPEN AGAIN 2 Volumes

By: WILLIAM DE MORGAN

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, HEINEMANN: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123840

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blacke blocked titles and decs to upper boards, 195 x 130 mm approx. Vol I x 412 pp Colour portrait frontis 2nd printing 1909. Vol II viii + 388 pp incl author note to reader. First Edition 1909 (Mixed vols). A two vol novel by William de Morgan, potter, tile designer, novelist and lifelong friend of William Morris for whom he worked as a designer. Good (Books- a little mild general shelf wear to cloth at extremities, no notable soiling. Previous owner name and date in ink to vol I with subsequent owner rubber block stamp with name under, plac... View more info

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THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

By: WYSS , Johann R , BROWNE , Gordon , RI

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co. Ltd: 1916

Seller ID: 117976

Condition: Poor+


Undated H/b Poor+ as heavy fox browned pages.By Johann R Wyss. Artist Gordon Browne RI.[4 illus.]3 b/w+ 1 Colour Frontis;--" Our Voyage Proceeded Prosperously ".[Childfen's Classic].Tidy nameplate to initial blank page & fading ink inscsp. -Dated 1916. fox-browning,] laid-on colour plate to front, edgewear cloth wear/rub. 2mm softness top/tail spine.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info