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Southward Ho! And other Essays

By: Jackson, Holbrook

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent:

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 10907

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 176mm x 98mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , 216pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book is a little darkened and worn around edges, else clean and tight with minimal wear. Wayfarers' Library edition - first thus from after 1914? - of 26 essays on sundry subjects by Jackson, including political issues of the pre-WW1 period. Catalogue: Essays. Keywords: socialism, fabian, change View more info

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Essays of Elia / Last Essays of Elia

By: Lamb, Charles ; Birrell, Augustine

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London / New York, J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton: 1954

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 10911

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 186mm x 122mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xviii prelims, 332pp. plus index, Good +/Good +++. Owners inscription. Book has been handled, with foxing to right block edge only. Else clean and tight. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) is bright anhd clean with minimal wear. Latter-day reprint of 1906 Everyman's Library edition of two famous collections of essays by Lamb originally published in 1823 and 1833. Introduction by Birrell. Catalog... View more info

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Essays and Belles Lettres

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington; Grieve (M.A., B.D.), A.J. (ed)

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London / New York, J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton:

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 16110

Condition: Good


Hardback, 175mm x 110mm maroon soft leather binding, gilt titles, , xi, vii prelims, 669, 669pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Books have been well read, block edges worn, wear and scuffing to leather edges and corners. A two-volume collection of shorter literary works by Macaulay, edited by Grieve and published in the Everyman's Library in 1907-08. Catalogue: Essays. Keywords: Hallam, Temple, Milton, Hampden View more info

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Essays of Five Decades

By: Priestley, J.B. ; Cooper, Susan (ed)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boston & Toronto, Little, Brown: 1968

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 16796

Condition: Good


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm buff and brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxi prelims, 311pp. Good/Fair. Signed by author. Book has been well read, exterior bumped, top block edges grubby, owners name and sticker on front endpaper, pages clean and unmarked. Signed by Priestley on title page. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and heavily chipped around all edges. "A representative selection of some of the most important work of Great Britain's foremost living ... View more info