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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly illustrated The Origin of our Vulgar and Provincial Customs, Ceremonies, and Superstitions - 3 volumes (Bohn's Antiquarian Library: Brand's Popular Antiquities)

By: Brand, John; Ellis, Sir Henry

Price: $68.40

Publisher: George Bell and Sons, London: 1895

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 45rq

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (complete). Please note that the publishing information is for volume I only, the reference number and price refer to all three books as a set. A comfortable set. Volume I: the boards have some very light shelving wear to the edges, to the head and foot of the spine. There is some shallow scuffing. They are certain and fit. Newer endpapers (?). The early pages are foxed. The pages are genial, clean, clear, confident, eager. Volume II: first edition, pub 1893. The boards have scuffing, shelving marks and light wear. Aside from some very early foxing, the contents are am... View more info

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Intercepted Letters; or, the Twopenny Post-Bag. To which are added, Trifles Reprinted - with a New Preface and several additional poemscbfy

By: Brown the Younger, Thomas

Price: $35.15

Publisher: J Carpenter and Son, OId Bond Street, London: 1818

Edition: 16th Edition

Seller ID: cbfy

Condition: Good


119 pages (complete). A most comfortable pocket sized miscellany of humour and verse. Marbled boards, leathered corners and spine. The boards are scuffed, worn about the edges, solid. The corners and spine are also worn, but are companionably aged and assured. The contents bear their age very well. They are clear, thick, healthy, mildly blotched by age marks and handling, reassuringly amiable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Book of English Elegies

By: Phillips, W F March (Ed)

Price: $44.65

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: buyh

Condition: Good


316 pages (complete). An agreeable book. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The cloth covered boards have stamped decoration. The boards are sound with some wear and scuffing. There is a previous owner stamp on the title page. The pages are mild-mannered and sure. The pages have occasional handling marks. Otherwise, the pages are clean, mellowed, clear, comfortable and assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Spectator - Vol VII

By: Steele, Richard (Ed)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: P Crampton, Bookseller, Dublin: 1735

Seller ID: 43hw

Condition: Good


316 pages plus index (complete). Full leather. Pocket sized. A comfortable copy. The boards have scuffing, wear all about. They are placid, benign, steady, contented. The title page has a previous owner signature dated July 20 1735. The contents are gratifyingly matured. The pages have age related marks, but by far they are clean, clear, contented, comforting, assured, keen, agreeable, far from passive. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info