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SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY FROM "THE SPECTATOR", ADDISON, Joseph
1 ADDISON, Joseph SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY FROM "THE SPECTATOR"
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd "The Choice Books" series. Soft Cover 
12mo, soft, dark red leather 'arts and crafts' art-Nouveau-lettered binding, decorated endpapers, portrait fronts., 223pp. top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, partially unopened. Scattered foxing, closed tear at early leaf, mild soiling, light wear and a little discoloration at binding. Not dated, ca. 1910 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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2 AHLQUIST, Dale THE COMPLETE THINKER: THE MARVELOUS MIND OF G.K. CHESTERTON
San Francisco Ignatius Press 2012 1586176757 / 9781586176754 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's black pictorial wraps, 261pp. Creasing at spine (not serious), light crease at front wrap. Apparently unused. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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3 ALDRICH, Bess Streeter (ed., intr. Carol Miles Petersen) THE COLLECTED SHORT WORKS 1907-1919
Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 1995 0803210388 / 9780803210387 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xiii + 244pp. Just a touch of edge-smudging, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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4 ALDRICH, Bess Streeter (ed., intr. Carol Miles Petersen) THE COLLECTED SHORT WORKS 1907-1919
Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 1995 0803210388 / 9780803210387 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xiii + 244pp. Just a touch of edge-foxing, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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5 ARBER, Edward, ed. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FORREINE TRAVELL - ROISTER DOISTER - THE REVELATION TO THE MONK OF EVESHAM - THE ESSAYES OF A PRENTISE, IN THE DIVINE ART OF POESIE - A COUNTERBLASTE TO TOBACCO
London N.P. 1869 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt title at spine, title pages in red and black, various paginations, all edges red. Hinges cracked, but holding, a few joints tender, but again no imminent detachments; foxing, almost wholly confined to prelims., titles. Fair only, perfectly uable. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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6 ASCHAM, Roger, ed. D.C. Whimster THE SCHOLEMASTER
London Methuen & Co Ltd 1934 Methuen's English Classics Hard Cover 
Small octavo, light brown cloth lettered and decorated in black, 172pp. Text block edges tanned, but no significant wear, owner's signature at fly-leaf. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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7 AUSTEN, Jane THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN: MANSFIELD PARK
Oxford University Press 1960 Hardcover Fair Fair 
(Volume III of The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen, text based oncollation of early editions by R.W. Chapman) Octavo, xii + 567pp., mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper tanned, and with a little soiling and very light marginal wear; text block edges tanned, fore-edge with some small spots of soiling. No significant defects, text clean. A sound, snquare copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 28.00 EUR
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8 AUSTEN, Jane (intr. R. Brimley Johnson) LADY SUSAN
London Philip Earle 1931 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and plain rules at spine, xxvii + 105pp. No dustwrapper, spine and margins just a little faded, tanning at enpapers and edges, just a little foxing at main text, nothing at all significant, a few strained joints, nothing threatening. Owner's signature at fly-leaf. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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LAYS OF THE SCOTTISH CAVALIERS AND OTHER POEMS, AYTOUN, William Edmonstoune
9 AYTOUN, William Edmonstoune LAYS OF THE SCOTTISH CAVALIERS AND OTHER POEMS
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1887 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, full red morocco, gilt lettering at spine, gilt inner dentelles, viii + 280pp., all edges gilt. Very minor wear only, very light foxing at endpapers. Owner's neat signature at second blank. Sound and square. A decent copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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10 BAGE, Robert, ed. Vaughan Wilkins HERMSPRONG OR MAN AS HE IS NOT
London Turnstile Press 1951 Reprint Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, xiii + 248pp. Dustwrapper foxed and worn (marginal loss, inextensive); book with edges tanned, and owner's notes in pencil at rear endpaper, othwerwise very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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11 BAKER, Ernest, intr. THE NOVELS OF MRS APHRA BEHN
London George Routledge & Sons, Limited 1905 Hard Cover 
Octavo, dark blue cloth, gilt title at spine, xxvii + 380pp., top edge gilt. Cloth discolored, to a rich tan at spine, very patchily at boards, title remaining bright; endpapers and edges tanned, foxing at main text minimal. A sound, square copy, minimal wear. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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12 Baron Alcide de M*** GAMIANI OR TWO PASSIONATE NIGHTS
Paris Mount Venus Press 1952 Soft Cover 
"A literal translation of the original French edition (Brussels, 1833)" 16mo., publisher's patterned printed wraps, 134pp. Wraps and edges a little tanned, but minimal wear. Sound, and reasonably well-preserved, text clean. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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13 BATES, H.E. THE YELLOW MEADS OF ASPHODEL
London Michael Joseph 1976 071811499X / 9780718114992 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 127pp. Unclipped dustwrapper a little tanned, nothing significant; early leaves with a little marginal wear, no loss; owner's signature at fly-leaf. A clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 11.50 EUR
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14 BECKER, Reinhard P. (ed.) foreword Roland H. Bainton GERMAN HUMANISM AND REFORMATION
New York Continuum 1982 0826402615 / 9780826402615 Soft Cover 
("Erasmus, Luther, Müntzer and others") Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, xix + 300pp., line illustrations. Faded to white at spine, text-block edges a little dusty/foxed, nothing significant. A sound, little-used copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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15 BELY, Andrey (trans. Roger and Angela Keys, and John Elsworth) THE DRAMATIC SYMPHONY [and] THE FORMS OF ART
Edinburgh Polygon 1986 0948275030 / 9780948275036 Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 183pp. Just a little edge and endpaper foxing, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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THE HISTORYE OF REYNART THE FOXE (1489), BENNETT, J.A.W. (foreword)
16 BENNETT, J.A.W. (foreword) THE HISTORYE OF REYNART THE FOXE (1489)
London/Cambridge Paradine/Magdalene College 1976 Hard Cover 
Octavo, black cloth, gilt title at spine, portrait fronts., table following, unpaginated facsiimle printing, foreword &c. at rear, top edge gilt. No dustwrapper, a little faded and with very minor water-staining at cloth, light cosmetic effect only, contents not affected; fore-edge with slight foxing. Minimal wear. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 28.00 EUR
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17 BOASE, Roger THE TROUBADOUR REVIVAL: A STUDY OF SOCIAL CHANGE AND TRADITIONALISM IN LATE MEDIEVAL SPAIN
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1978 0710089562 / 9780710089564 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xvi + 219pp. Dustwrapper very lightly sunned, but no significant defects. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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18 BORROW, George LAVENGRO: THE CLASSIC ACCOUNT OF GYPSY LIFE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1991 0486269159 / 9780486269153 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's black and light blue pictorial wraps, fronts., xxv + 569pp., line illustrations. Very slight spine lean, a few negligible marks, slight rubbing at corners. A very good copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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19 BORROW, George LAVENGRO: THE SCHOLAR, THE GYPSY, THE PRIEST
London John Murray 1926 Reprint 
Small octavo, full green calf 'bender', gilt-decorated spine, with author's initials in gilt at front, 569pp., adverts., top edge dark green. Very slight chipping at head of spine, no significant defects. A very good, clean copy. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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20 BOULTON, James T. (ed.) THE LETTERS OF D.H. LAWRENCE - VOLUME I: SEPTEMBER 1901 - MAY 1913
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1979 0521221471 / 9780521221474 Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, xxix + 579pp., mono. illustrations, maps. Some light foxing at top edge, very slight marginal wear at dustwrapper, touch of creasing at spine, but a good, sound copy, fairly presentable in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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