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Between the Sunlight and the Thunder

By: Meadows, Keith

Price: $166.25

Publisher: Rowland Ward Publications: 2005

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 96rg

ISBN: 095849391X

Condition: Fine


506 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 68 of a limited collectors' edition of 100 copies. Signed by Keith Meadows on the certification page. Full leather. A most handsome and gratifying copy. Titling on the spine is stamped gilt on burgundy leather patches. The spine has four ridges. The boards and spine are healthy, sound. The contents are in immaculate condition. They very clean, very clear, very bright and fresh, amenable and inviting - as if new throughout! fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Tales of Mystery & Imagination

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $285.00

Publisher: George G Harrap & Co., Ltd., London: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5ori

Condition: Near Fine


318 pages (complete). First edition with illustration by Arthur Rackham. An agreeable copy. The boards and spine have stamped gilt decoration and titling (agleam). The boards themselves are scuffed, worn, marked from handling, storage. The corners have shelving wear. The spine has wear to the head and foot from shelving. The boards and spine are healthy and comfortable. End papers with dramatic woodcuts. The frontispage has mild storage wear. Most pleasingly the contents are in excellent condition. The illustrations are fresh, bright, clean. The pages are thick, healthy, sure, very... View more info

Image for The Tales of the Genii; or, the Delightful Lessons of Horam, the Son of Asmar.  Faithfully Translated From The Persian Manuscript; And compared with the French and Spanish Editions, published at Paris and Madrid.  By Sir Charles Morell, Formerly Ambassador from the British Settlements in India to the Great Mogul (Cooke's Edition) Embellished with Superb Engravings - 2 Volumes

The Tales of the Genii; or, the Delightful Lessons of Horam, the Son of Asmar. Faithfully Translated From The Persian Manuscript; And compared with the French and Spanish Editions, published at Paris and Madrid. By Sir Charles Morell, Formerly Ambassador from the British Settlements in India to the Great Mogul (Cooke's Edition) Embellished with Superb Engravings - 2 Volumes

By: Ridley, James

Price: $52.25

Publisher: C Cooke, London: 1794

Seller ID: 46pn

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes (complete). Comfortable, agreeable copies. It should be noted that (as was the fashion at the time), that Ridley used the pseudonym of Sir Charles Morell and concocted his ambassadorship! The books are pocket-sized. They are half-leather. Two pleasingly venerable books. The leathered corners and spines are worn, scuffed. The boards are also scuffed, marked, worn. The boards and spines and corners are benign. The contents of both are pleasing. They do have some small spots of foxing and age here and there. In general and by far, the contents are clean, clear, youthful, assu... View more info

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Paul and Virginia - with an original memoir of the author

By: St. Pierre, Bernardin de

Price: $57.00

Publisher: W S Orr & Co., London: 1839

Seller ID: 92qk

Condition: Good


307 pages (complete). A venerable copy. Included: two greetings cards with engravings of Ile de France; Mauritian first-day cover marking the 'Bi-centenary of the visit of Bernardin de St Pierre to Mauritius' (six stamps; franked: Port Louis, Mauritius, 7 December 1968). An important edition: "...this is the first time that Paul and Virginia of St Pierre has appeared in an English dress; all the previous editions having been disfigured by impertinent interpolations, and mutilated by numerous omissions and alterations, which had the effect of reducing it from the rank of a philosophical ... View more info

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Mr Loveday's Little Outing and Other Sad Stories

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., London: 1936

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 34qk

Condition: Very Good


237 pages (complete). Second Impression of the first edition. Please note that the first impression only has the snake-skin effect boards (this was a limited edition in the United States). This second impression was swiftly issued. An agreeable copy. The scarlet boards have some storage wear and marks, some scuffing. The spine has been sunned. The titling is bold. The boards and spine are yet sound, sure, steady. The contents are amiable. The energetic frontispiece by Derrick is confident, fresh. There is a previous owner signature on the title page. The contents have some few scatt... View more info