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Elegent Extracts or Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected for the Improvement of Younh Persons Being Similar in Design to Elegant Extrats in Poetry.
1 Elegent Extracts or Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected for the Improvement of Younh Persons Being Similar in Design to Elegant Extrats in Poetry.
London Studio Fallente Laborem , Printed for C. Dilly 1790 First Edition Hard Back Full Leather Very Good 8vo Thick & Heavy 
An extremily handsome binding full tree calf leather the spine with raised bands and heavy gilt decoration in the compartments red title label. 1020 pp. Book is very heavy and will require extra postage please email for quote. 
Price: 130.50 EUR
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2 The Tomahawk. a Saturday Journal of Satire . Vol 1 & 2
199 the Strand London. Office of the Tomahawk 1868 First Covers Missing. Good Folio Illustrated 
Volume one & two of this fairly scarce Saturday published journal of political satire and wit of the day, each week has a full page & often double page sketch of the weeks top story in a colour wash. Vol 2 contains No 35 January 4th to No 60 June 27th 1868 & an index Vol 3 Contains No 61 July 4th to No 100 April 3rd 1869 no index ever bound in . Covers & spine all missing. Please emil for postage costs as book is heavy. 
Price: 247.50 EUR
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3 A Conan Doyle Rodney Stone
London Smith Elder & Co 1896 First Edition Cloth Poor No Jacket 8vo Ills 
Boards are worn & becoming unhinged, spine is very tatty as are the endpapers, internaly a little loose but clean. 366 pp. with adverts at the back, gilt title on spine & boards with anchor on front board. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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4 Alfred Tennyson Gareth and Lynette
London Strahan & Co 1872 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A good tight clean copy a little edge worn signed and dedication from a previous owner. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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5 Anon The Dobbs Family in America, By Our Own Correspondent
London John Maxwell 1865 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Dj As called for 8V0 
A very scarce book Dobbs was from Co Antrim Castle Dobbs his great grandfather was almost sucssesful in getting the North West Passage found & Cape Dobbs still exists today according to a news cliipping telling of Harriet Duchess of Manchester & a brief family history laid in , ex private library pasted in label & previous owners signature on ffep, Bound in blue buckrum with diced pattern effect gilt title to spine.312 pages some foxing first & last few pages. 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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6 Austin Dobson Proverbs in Porcelain
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co 1893 Decorated Cloth. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Bernard Partridge 
Bound in dark green cloth with lavish gilt decorations and picture on front board. 111 pp. 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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7 Austin Dobson The Story of Rosina and Other Verses
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co 1895 Buckram Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hugh Thomson 
Wonderfull illustrations by Hugh Thomson , the spine & front board profusely decorated with gilt pictures by Thomson a gorgeous pocket size book. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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8 Boswell James, Frederick Pottle, Editor Boswell`s London Journal, 1762 - 1763
London William Heinemann / Yale Editions 1950 First Edition A Fine Copy No Dj 4to - over 9 - 12" Tall Heavy illustrated 
Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt tiltes and emblem on the front board map of london as the end papers, 370pp. A very nice copy. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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9 Boswell James, / Pottle Frederick, & Brady Frank. Editors Boswell on the Grand Tour, Germany & Switzerland , & Italy Corsica & France, Two Vols
London William Heinemann 1953 First Thus Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8V0 Illustrated 
Two volumes in very good condition the djs are slightly edge worn & have some foxing & slight grubby marks on the rear, boards & contents are almost fine , These are the Yale editions. the two books are heavy and will incurr more postage rates. 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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10 Burrow George The Zincali , or an Account of the Gypsies in Spain , with an Original Collection of Their Songs and Poetry, and a Copious Dictionary of Their Language.
London John Murray. 1843 2nd Ed Hard Back Blue Buckrum Very Good No Dj As called for 8V0 
This scarce set is bound in blue buckrum with paper title labels spine very faded boards with blind ruling some foxing on feps Vol 1 352pp vol 2 155pp. 
Price: 157.50 EUR
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11 Cassell Cassells Paper, Family Paper,
Ludgate Hill London Petter and Galpin 1857 New Series Hard Back Red Leather Spine Very Good No Dj As called for 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated 
A very nice copy with red leather spine gilt titles black labels for titles & vol 1, marbled boards. Name in pen on feps of previous owner large fold out panarama map of Inda & one of China. Papers start at December the 6th 1857 end at May 29th 1858. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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12 Cassell Cassell`s Illustrated Family Paper. Vol 1V, - New Series
Lugate Hill , London Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1859 Vol 4 New Edition Brown Buckrum Very Good No Dj As called for 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated 
A very nice copy with profuse gilt titles and floral tooling down the spine gilt picture af a family gathered around the chair reading the paper with titles on the front board & blind tooling, endpapers with name of a previous owner, papers run from no 79 Saturday June 4 1859 to no 103 Saturday November 19th 1859. Includes large fold out map of Italy & fold out picture of the death of Nelson this has a six inch tear on the bottom left corner into the picture. Otherwise all ver good & handsome. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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hard times, Charles Dickens  Editor
13 Charles Dickens Editor hard times
Picadilly Chapman & Hall 1880 Household Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as called for Book illustrated by H French. 
Published circa 1880 , bound in decorative green cloth with gilt titles, some of the plates have been very well hand coloured at a later date . See more titles on our web sitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 58.50 EUR
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14 Charles Dickens Editor Household Words
London Charles Dickens & Evans 1888 First Edition 1/4 Leather Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall Thick & Heavy 
Handsomely bound in tan leather, spine with raised bands in six compartments dark green title label with gilt titles & embelishments. A very handsome book. Book is heavy & will cost a bit more to post. See more Dickens including firsts on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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15 Charles Dickens Editor Household Words
London Dickens & Evans 1886 First Edition Half Calf Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Bound in red leather raised bands six compartments gilt tooling & title on dark brown label front board parting at hinge but holding red buckrum boards foxing to epps. Nov 1885 to April 1886. Handsome binding. See more Dickens on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com . Also we have more household words not yet online please email for details. 
Price: 36.00 EUR
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16 Charles Dickens Editor Household Words
London Charles Dickens & Evans 1887 First Edition Half Calf & Vellum Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall Thick & Heavy 
Handsomely bound in tan leather raised bands in six compartments dark green label gilt titles. Book is heavy & will cost more to post. See more Dickens including firsts on our websitesitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens Editor
17 Charles Dickens Editor Nicholas Nickleby
London Chapman & Hall 1839 First Edition Half Leather Hardback Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Phiz 
A scarce first edition second state ( page 123 line 17 visitor corrected to sister) 39 plates and frontis of young Charles sitting in a chair all ilustrated by Phiz, plates are foxed as is always the case. Spine divided into five compartments with small geometric snakelike design impressed into the brown leather as is commonly found on Cork bindings (we therefore believe this is a contemporary Irish binding) , black title label and gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, neat signature of a former owner on ep 625pp. A small hole within the top compartment does not detract from this handsome binding. 
Price: 877.50 EUR
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18 Charles Dickens, ( Conducted by) All Year Round a Weekly Journal
London Dickens & Evans 1883 First Edition Half Calf Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Bound in red leather raised bands six compartments gilt tooling & title black title label, Dark green buckram boards. January to June 1883 vol XXX1. Fine binding. see more Dickens including first editions on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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19 Charles Dickens, (conducted by) All Year Round
London Dickens & Evans 1882 First Edition Half Calf Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Two Volumes Jan - June July - Dec 1882. Bound in red calf raised bands six compartments gilt tooling date & title on black label, red buckrum on boards, end papers foxed, finely written gift inscription dated 1883 on fep. See more Dickens including first editions on our websitevanessparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 67.50 EUR
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20 Charles Kingsley The Works of Charles Kingsley, Vol V11 the Heroes
London Macmillan 1879 Hard Back Blue Cloth Very Good No Dj 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
A nice early copy ,slightly faded on the boards some foxing on eps otherwise very good. 255pp. 
Price: 34.20 EUR
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