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Silver Store Collected from Mediaeval, Jewish and Christian Mines (1868), Baring-Gould, S. [Sabine Baring-Gould]
1 Baring-Gould, S. [Sabine Baring-Gould] Silver Store Collected from Mediaeval, Jewish and Christian Mines (1868)
London Skeffington & Son 1900 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition, Fifth Impression. Undated, c1900 (4th was 1898). Original light green cloth illustrated with monk reading in black, lettered in silver. Spine dulled with silver lettering rubbed, a few foxing spots, good. A collection of poems adapted/translated from the Talmud "and kindred sources". 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Mental Efficiency and Other Hints to Men and Women, Bennett, Arnold
2 Bennett, Arnold Mental Efficiency and Other Hints to Men and Women
London Hodder & Stoughton 1914 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition. Undated, c1914. Original dark blue cloth. paper lightly tanned, gilt on spine a little dulled: good. Non-fiction: essays. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Our Women. Chapters on the Sex Discord (1920), Bennett, Arnold
3 Bennett, Arnold Our Women. Chapters on the Sex Discord (1920)
London Cassell & Co. 1920 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original green cloth, with blindstamped framing and gilt lettering. Corners bumped, otherwise very good. Essays (or chapters) on women in life and fiction. 
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The Human Machine (1908), Bennett, Arnold
4 Bennett, Arnold The Human Machine (1908)
London Hodder & Stoughton 1914 Hardcover Good Book 
Seventh Edition. Original dark blue cloth. paper lightly tanned, gilt on spine a little dulled: good. Non-fiction: essays. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Fifty Years Ago (1888), Besant, Walter
5 Besant, Walter Fifty Years Ago (1888)
London Chatto & Windus 1888 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original crimson cloth, ruled, blocked and lettered in black and gilt; black endpapers. 137 plates and woodcuts. Lightly marked on cloth, small chip to top corner of spine, a little foxing, good ++. Heavy item which will require some additional postage. A survey of life and society at the start of Queen Victoria's reign, amply illustrated. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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Stunts, Blatchford, Robert
6 Blatchford, Robert Stunts
London The Clarion Press 1922 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Undated [1922]. Original tan cloth. Light scuffing, a little foxing on endpapers, very good. Stories, essays and journalism 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Ballads of All Nations. A Selection Edited by R. Brimley Johnson from the Texts of Professor Herbert Wright, Borrow, George (translator)
7 Borrow, George (translator) Ballads of All Nations. A Selection Edited by R. Brimley Johnson from the Texts of Professor Herbert Wright
London Alston Rivers 1927 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
First Thus. Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth. Very slightly scuffed head/foot of spine, fore-edges just faintly browned, otherwise a very bright, crisp copy, near fine. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The City of Dream. An Epic Poem (1888), Buchanan, Robert
8 Buchanan, Robert The City of Dream. An Epic Poem (1888)
London Chatto & Windus 1888 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Frontispiece and vignette on title page. Original black buckram, lettered and decorated in gilt. Corners bumped, lightly scuffed, foxing spots, good. Wolff [893] for first edition in dark blue buckram. Buchanan was a novelist (God and the Man, The Martyrdom of Madeline etc), but also a playwright, and above all, a poet. The City of Dream is a book length poem based (in form) on Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, but written from a position of doubt and uncertainty rather than faith, and with elements of satire against certain prevalent religious doctrines and beliefs. Uncommon. 
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Fly-Leaves (1872), C. S. C {ie Charles Stuart Calverley)
9 C. S. C {ie Charles Stuart Calverley) Fly-Leaves (1872)
Cambridge Deighton, Bell & Co. 1872 First Edition Hardcover Fair Book 
Original green cloth. Later endpapers. Spine tips worn, erased notes/names on endpapers, bookplate of John Charrington of Shenley on front pastedown: a fair copy. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Exemplary and Instructive Biography for the Study of Youth, Chambers, William & Robert (editors)
10 Chambers, William & Robert (editors) Exemplary and Instructive Biography for the Study of Youth
Edinburgh William & Robert Chambers 1836 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Mid C19th green cloth on light boards; hand-cut leather title label on spine. Corners scuffed, some faint marking on edges on rear board, very good 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge edited by Derwent and Sara Coleridge with a Biographical Memoir by Ferdinand Freiligrath, Coleridge Samuel Taylor
11 Coleridge Samuel Taylor The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge edited by Derwent and Sara Coleridge with a Biographical Memoir by Ferdinand Freiligrath
Leipzig Tauchnitz 1860 Copyright Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Dark green binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Faint tanning to page edges, otherwise very good. Todd [512a]. First issue but bound up without series half-title. Printer's error in heading on page xl ("Preface" rendered as "Pkeface") which was corrected in the second issue. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Gathered Leaves from the Prose of Mary E. Coleridge with a Memoir by Edith Sichell (1910), Coleridge, Mary E[lizabeth]
12 Coleridge, Mary E[lizabeth] Gathered Leaves from the Prose of Mary E. Coleridge with a Memoir by Edith Sichell (1910)
London Constable & Co. 1910 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Frontispiece portrait of Coleridge. Original smooth navy blue cloth, with gilt border on front board. Rubbed at head of spine, trace of removed label at foot of front board, tiny chip to cloth on lower hinge, signature (1912) on front free endpaper, good. A collection of stories and essays, published posthumously. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Free Opinions Freely Expressed on Certain Phases of Modern Social Life and Conduct (1905), Corelli, Marie
13 Corelli, Marie Free Opinions Freely Expressed on Certain Phases of Modern Social Life and Conduct (1905)
London Constable & Co. 1905 First Edition Hardcover Fair Book 
Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine sunned, speckled on front board, undated signature, front free endpaper removed: a reading vcopy. A collection of opinionated essays. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Free Opinions Freely Expressed on Certain Phases of Modern Social Life and Conduct (1905), Corelli, Marie
14 Corelli, Marie Free Opinions Freely Expressed on Certain Phases of Modern Social Life and Conduct (1905)
London Constable & Co. 1905 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Board edges lightly marked, a little browning on endpapers, good+. A collection of opinionated essays. 
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Raiderland All About Grey Galloway Its Stories, Traditions, Characters [,] Humours (1904), Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]
15 Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett] Raiderland All About Grey Galloway Its Stories, Traditions, Characters [,] Humours (1904)
London Hodder & Stoughton 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book Joseph Pennell 
Original green cloth, lettered and illustrated in gilt. Clean, bright, tight copy: very good. A work in praise of the much-overlooked south-west corner of Scotland that Crockett helped to put on the literary map. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Ignorant Essays (1887), Dowling, Richard
16 Dowling, Richard Ignorant Essays (1887)
London Ward & Downey 1887 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original brown cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt; black endpapers. A little rubbed at head of spine, otherwise very good. Dowling was an Irish novelist and cousin to the better-known Edward Downey ("F. M. Allen"). Published anonymously. A collection of essays ranging from The Only Real Ghost in Fiction to A Guide in Ignorance. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Through the Magic Door, Doyle, Arthur Conan
17 Doyle, Arthur Conan Through the Magic Door
Leipzig Tauchnitz 1907 Copyright Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Early C20th brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, bookplate with notes ("Feb 1911. Bound June 1911") on front pastedown, very good. Todd [4008a]. First issue. Series half-title bound in. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Wonderful Wapentake (1895), Fletcher, J. S. [Joseph Smith Fletcher]
18 Fletcher, J. S. [Joseph Smith Fletcher] The Wonderful Wapentake (1895)
London John Lane, The Bodley Head 1895 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Illustrated by J. Ayton Symington. Times Book Club binding in brown cloth, lettered in black on boards and spine. Cloth nicked and frayed at head of spine, paper lightly tanned on edges, a little foxing, otherwise good. A collection of journalism, sketches and stories originally published in The Leeds Mercury. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Bab Ballads, Much Sound and Little Sense, Gilbert, W. S. ["Bab", William Schwenk Gilbert]
19 Gilbert, W. S. ["Bab", William Schwenk Gilbert] The Bab Ballads, Much Sound and Little Sense
London Routledge & Co. 1870 Hardcover Good Book Bab [W. S. Gilbert] 
[Reprint]. Mid C19th brown leather over maroon marbled boards; pale brown endpapers; raised bands and black leather title label on spine. Corner pieces rubbed, spine lightly scuffed (gilding rubbed), armorial bookplate on front pastedown, good 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Lost Bab Ballads (1932), Gilbert, W. S. ["Bab", William Schwenk Gilbert]
20 Gilbert, W. S. ["Bab", William Schwenk Gilbert] The Lost Bab Ballads (1932)
London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1932 Hardcover Good Book 
Second Impression/Reprint. Edited by Townley Searle. Original green cloth, no dustwrapper. Light scuffing, light foxing, good. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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