1900-1920

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TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER YEAR HC/PB COND.
A Christmas Carol and The Chimes Charles Dickens N/A Cassell’s 1903 HC OK
Red board cover – some spine wear, marked/worn on front. Light tanning to pages, but no rips/creases, very little edge wear. Owner’s name written on fly-leaf page. First 3 fly-leaf pages (including photo of Dickens) loose, otherwise binding seems reasonably secure. Price £12.50
Joseph Vance. An Ill-Written Biography William de Morgan N/A Heinemann 1906 HC OK
Second impression. Secure binding, no DJ, cover/spine shows signs of age, but only slight edge/corner-wear. Some tanning/spotting on page edges, considerable spotting on first few/last few pages. No rips/writing. Very occasional page has slight crease. Price £6.00
The Early Principate: A History Of Rome, 44 BC-138 AD A H Allcroft & J H Haydon N/A University Tutorial Press 1911 HC OK
3rd ed., 5th imp. Secure binding. No rips. Passages have been marked by reader. Pages edges worn/dusty. Cover quite worn & faded Price £9.00
Complete Guide To Heraldry A C Fox-Davies N/A TC & EC Jack 1909 HC OK
Undated, assumed 1909 first edition. Beige cloth hardback. Gilt top edge. Some fading to cover, spine ripped at top, spotting on page edges. No ripped or marked pages. Price £18.00
Lorna Doone R D Blackmore N/A Collins 1915? HC OK
No rips or creases to pages. Pages edges a bit dusty/faded, with some spotting. Cover has some wear, rubbing etc. Spine is loose, thus reading copy. Price £1.50
Arnold’s Latin Prose Composition George Bradley (Ed.) N/A Longmans, Green & Co 1919 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages. A few minor creases. Page edges tanned. Cover slightly faded, rubbed. Price £5.00
Canada A G Bradley N/A Williams & Norgate 1915? HC OK
Front cover binding slightly loose. No rips, creases or marks on pages. Page edges have some spotting. Cover somewhat faded, esp. spine. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £2.00
Prester John John Buchan N/A Thomas Nelson 1911? HC OK
Undated Nelson edition. 1911? Frankly, this book is hanging together by it’s fingernails, but I hate to discard it. Please buy it and give it a loving home. Price £3.50
The Religion Of Ancient Rome Cyril Bailey N/A Constable & Co 1911 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips or marks on pages – edges a bit worn. Cover has minor edge/corner/spine-wear. Owner’s name/slight rip on fly-leaf, which is also clipped. Price £6.50
The Students Roman Empire : A History Of The Roman Empire From Its Foundation To The Death Of Marcus Aurelius J B Bury N/A John Murray 1908 HC OK
Reading copy in average condition – some passages underlined, cover a bit worn, binding OK, but a few splits – no loose pages. Price £14.00
The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of HMS Bounty Sir John Barrow N/A Oxford University Press 1914 HC OK
World’s Classics edition – only date “First published in 1914”. Blue board covers, gilt lettering on spine. Secure binding, no rip, creases or marks to pages. Page edges tanned and dusty. Cover has mild wear esp. spine. Price £7.00
The Students Roman Empire : A History Of The Roman Empire From Its Foundation To The Death Of Marcus Aurelius J B Bury N/A John Murray 1904 HC OK
Gold-embossed on front cover with Gresham’s School coat of arms, and bookplate on inside cover. Secure binding, no rips to pages. Page edges slightly tanned and some passages annotated in pencil. Spine very faded. Price £13.00
Life Of Charles Darwin Charles Darwin N/A John Murray 1908 HC OK
Ex-school library. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages, although they show signs of age. Cover quite worn. Price £8.00
The English Restoration and Louis XIV Osmund Airy N/A Longmans, Green & Co 1907 HC OK
Secure binding. No rips or marks to pages. Page edges tanned. Pages – Good. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Cover damaged and marked. Part of Epochs Of Modern History series. Price £6.00
The Refugees Arthur Conan Doyle N/A T Nelson & Sons 1916? HC OK
Undated, believed 1916, inscription from 1920. Pages in Good condition – slightly tanned and a bit dusty at edges. Cover a bit faded, esp spine. Binding a bit loose on first few pages. Price £3.50
The Mystery Of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1913 HC OK
Pages very tanned with some spotting. Cover discoloured, spine very damaged. It’s 100 years old – please give it a good home. Price £4.00
The Variation Of Animals & Plants Under Domestication Volume 1 Charles Darwin N/A John Murray 1905 HC OK
Ex-school library. Reasonably secure binding – I noticed 1 page a bit loose. No rips or marks to pages. Page edges lightly tanned/thumb-worn. Cover OK, but spine has a tear at top and library sticker at bottom. Price £9.00
The Poetical Works Of Robert Burns Robert Burns N/A Ward, Lock & Co 1910s? HC Good
Undated. Inscription on fly-leaf 1919. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages, with one or two exceptions. Pages edges a bit dusty. Cover has minor corner/edge-wear, but gilt lettering on spine is faded. Price £5.00
David Copperfield Charles Dickens N/A Chapman & Hall 1905? HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges tanned and a bit dusty. First/last fly-leafs spotted. Undated, but inscription (1905) on front fly-leaf. Cover has edge/corner-wear, some other signs of age. Price £8.50
The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens N/A Chapman & Hall 1907 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips to pages. Page edges spotted and a bit grubby. Cover shows signs of age but no major wear. Price £3.50
The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens N/A Walter Scott 1910s? HC OK
Undated Walter Scott ‘The Million Library’ edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges tanned and a bit dusty. First/last fly-leafs spotted. Cover has edge/corner-wear, some other signs of age and top of spine ripped a bit. Price £3.50
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens N/A J M Dent 1906 HC OK
Reading Copy. Secure binding, pages OK, but top half of cover and first 40 or so pages have significant water damage – also on top of spine and a bit on back cover. Please save this poor hundred-year-old book – if you don’t, who will? Price £3.00
Monarchs Retired From Business Vol 1 John Doran N/A Unit Library Ltd 1902 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges dusty and slightly grubby. Cover a bit rubbed/marked, minor wear, spine faded. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £4.00
Monarchs Retired From Business Vol 2 John Doran N/A Unit Library Ltd 1902 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges dusty and slightly grubby. Cover a bit rubbed/marked, minor wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £6.00
Botany Of Today G F Scott Elliot N/A Seeley & Co 1911 HC OK
Second edition. Reading copy, binding a bit dodgy, pages foxed etc. Price £4.00
Augustus Caesar John B Firth N/A G P Putnam 1903 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages – pages edges spotted/dusty and some corner-wear to bottom corner. Cover has considerable wear and some water spot damage. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £5.00
The Journal Of A Voyage To Lisbon Henry Fielding N/A Oxford University Press 1907 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges a bit dusty. Cover has a lot of discolouration/marks. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.50
History Of The Byzantine Empire George Finlay N/A J M Dent 1906 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges lightly tanned and a bit worn. Cover has some fading and other mild signs of age, esp. spine. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £2.50
Sources For Roman History BC 133 – 70 A H J Greenidge & A M Clay (Eds.) N/A Oxford 1903 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges a bit dusty, marked. Very little wear to cover – slight spine-wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £22.50
The Roman Empire BC 29 – AD 476 H Stuart Jones N/A T Fisher Unwin 1908 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges a bit dusty. Top edges gilt. Fold-out map has small tear. Cover has some corner-wear, spine faded. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Nearly ‘Good’. Price £7.50
Nine Famous Birmingham Men J H Muirhead (Ed.) N/A Cornish Brothers 1909 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases to pages. Pages edges tanned/spotted. A few pages have pencilled notes. Inside cover/fly-leaf has a long inscription. Spine very faded. Price £3.50

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