1921-1940

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TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER YEAR HC/PB COND.
The V-8 Ford Handbook H. Jelley and J. Harrison N/A Pitman 1938 HC Good
Secure binding, minimal edge/corner/spine-wear. No rips/creases/writing. Light tanning to pages edges, some discolouration, spotting, light marks to cover, light spotting on first 2-3 pages. Price £25.00
A Tale Of Two Cities, American Notes, Pictures From Italy Charles Dickens N/A Odhams 1933? HC Good
Brown/black mottled cover, with gilt lettering and embossed image of Dickens on front cover. Slight edge/corner-wear, secure binding. Light tanning to pages edges. Occassional page has slight spotting. Slight creases to 3 or 4 pages near the end. Price £2.50
The Epic Of The Americas James Truslow Adams N/A George Routledge & Sons 1932 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks on pages – edges a bit worn. Pages Good. Cover has discolouration, fading, scuffs – Acceptable. DJ is in 3 separate, damaged pieces. Owners’ names on fly-leaf. Price £9.00
Emma Jane Austen N/A Oxford University Press 1934 HC Good
Burgundy flexible, dimpled board cover, with gilt lettering on spine. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases on pages. Some minor spine-wear. In original grey slipcase (printed with author/title) which is a bit worn and has faded inscription. Price £9.00
Villette Charlotte Bronte N/A John Murray 1937 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages. Pages edges a bit dusty/faded. Cover has some wear, rubbing etc. Price £4.00
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte N/A John Murray 1938 HC OK
Spine slightly loose, pages tanned with other signs of wear and use, also to cover. Reading copy. Price £3.50
The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius William Adlington (Trans.) N/A Abbey Classics 1930s? PB OK
Undated Abbey Classics edition. 1930s? Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges a bit grubby. Cover water-damaged, worn and faded esp. spine.. Price £5.00
A Shorter Boswell James Boswell & John Bailey N/A Thomas Nelson 1928 HC OK
7th Ed. 1928. Secure binding, no rips or marks on pages – light tanning to edges. Top edges a bit dusty. Cover has some edge/corner/spine-wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £6.50
An Elementary Greek Grammar E E Bryant & E D C Lake N/A Oxford University Press 1930 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages – edges slightly tanned. Cover has some fading/rubbing/marking, but no corner or edge-wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £8.50
Poems Old And New : An Anthology A S Cairncross (Ed.) N/A MacMillan 1936 HC OK
Reading copy. Secure binding – flyleaf missing, but other pages not ripped or creased. Some pages are marked e.g. in pencil. Cover is worn and spine is ripped. Price £4.00
Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War Richard Crawley (Trans.) N/A J M Dent & Sons 1933? HC OK
Undated, probably 1933. Fairly secure binding. No rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges tanned and dusty. Pages good overall. Cover is worn, discoloured, rubbed. Price £4.00
John Halifax, Gentleman Mrs Craik N/A Collins 1939? HC VG
Undated, possibly 1939. Blue flexible, dimpled cover, gilt on spine. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Only very slight wear to cover. In blue cardboard slipcase which is split on one edge and has other signs of wear. Price £9.00
The Christmas Stories of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens N/A Jonathan Cape 1922 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges slightly tanned and spotted and a bit dusty. Book plate on inside front cover (book was a prize in 1925). Cover has minor rubbing, fading, esp. spine. Price £40.00
The Conan Doyle Historical Romances Arthur Conan Doyle N/A John Murray 1932 HC OK
First Edition. Reading copy. No rips or marks to pages. Pages tanned. First few pages and front cover a bit loose. Cover and spine faded, worn and blotched. Price £4.50
Drama Ashley Dukes N/A Thornton Butterworth 1932 HC OK
Secure binding. No rips, marks or creases to pages. Pages edges tanned. Pages Good. Cover has some wear and back cover and last few pages have water damage or some other discolouration. Price £6.00
The Family Ruby Ayres N/A Hodder and Stoughton 1928? HC OK
Undated, possibly 1st ed, maybe 1930s. Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Pages edges tanned, some spotted. Cover has spine/edge-wear and other gernal wear. Price £9.00
The Bondman Hall Caine N/A Cassell & Co 1924 HC OK
Reading copy in poor shape. Please save this book as well. One loose page, the rest not that bad. Page edges and cover well-worn. Price £1.00
Modern Poetry Guy N Pocock (Ed.) N/A J M Dent & Sons 1937 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Pages Good. Cover has some corner/edge/spine-wear, circular mark on back. Price £1.50
A Christmas Carol and The Cricket On The Hearth Charles Dickens N/A The Readers Library 1920s? HC OK
Undated. Secure binding, but one loose page. Pages tanned. Cover faded and a bit grubby. This tired book needs a loving home. Price £3.50
The Poems And Plays Of Robert Browning 1844-1864 Vol 2 Robert Browning N/A J M Dent 1930s? HC OK
Undated – 1930s?. Spine slightly loose at front & 1 loose page. No rips or marks on pages. Cover has some slight marks and some spine-wear. Library stamp on fly-leaf. Price £2.50
The Shadow Of A Crime Hall Caine N/A Eveleigh Nash & Grayson 1922 HC OK
Reading copy. Secure binding, pages intact, but looks like it was left in the loft for 50 years. Price £3.00
The Heaven-Kissed Hill J S Fletcher N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1937? HC OK
Undated, assume 1937. Reading copy, one loose page, plus many other signs of age/wear. Price £3.00
The Conan Doyle Stories Arthur Conan Doyle N/A John Murray 1940 HC OK
Cover detached, pages intact. Please give this tired and worn old reading copy a good home. Price £4.00
Human Geography : The British Empire J Fairgrieve & E Young N/A George Philip & Son 1930 HC OK
Secure binding. Inscription on fly-leaf, some pages slightly marked, some have creases. Cover has quite a lot of marks. A used, old text-book. Price £4.00
Men Of War Philip Guedalla N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1924? HC Good
Undated, believed 1924. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges a bit dusty. Little wear to cover, but spine a bit faded and other minor marks. Price £4.00
Notes On Greek And Latin Syntax G Buckland Green N/A Methuen & Co 1927 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases on pages. Some have pencilled notes on. Pages edges dusty. Cover is quite worn & spine faded. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £8.50
The Romance Of Empire Philip Gibbs N/A Hutchinson 1930s? HC OK
Undated. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages (except to pages cut incorrectly by printer). Page edges dusty esp. top. Cover has some discolouration. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £2.00
Rupert Of Hentzau Anthony Hope N/A T Nelson & Sons 1930s? HC OK
Undated, 1930s? No rips to pages, but a bit worn/spotted around the edges. Front hinge insecure and a couple of loose pages. Spine faded. Price £3.00
Golden Hours Of English Poetry Wentworth Hill (Ed.) N/A James Nisbet 1937 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages, but pages edges a bit grubby. Cover faded/discoloured. No DJ. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £6.00
Zadig And Other Tales Voltaire N/A G Bell & Sons 1923 HC OK
English edition. Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages. Top edges dusty. Cover has little wear, but a few small marks and spine is faded. Price £3.50
A History Of Greece Cyril E Robinson N/A Methuen & Co 1929 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, marks to pages. Top edges dusrty, bottom edges have ragged cut by printer, hence edge-wear. Cover has a few marks and scuffs. Not quite Good. Price £6.00
A Short History Of The Roman Republic W E Heitland N/A Cambridge 1929 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases to pages. Page edges tanned/dust. Cover has some discolouration, fading. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £6.00

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