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READY-MONEY MORITBOY.

by Besant and Rice. (Walter Besant and James Rice.)

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 439 pp + list of 'Collins' Illustrated Pocket Classics', 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w plates, including frontispiece, decorated title page. Very light toning in margins of pages, very light browning to fore-edge and bottom… Read more
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. MOVIE TIE-IN.

by Austen, Jane.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 439 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gilt lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in original clear plastic wrapper and burgundy slipcase (stamped 'British Made'). Burgundy endpapers, 6 b&w illustrations including frontispiece - movie stills from the 1940 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production starring Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Maureen O'Sullivan,… Read more
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VANITY FAIR. 2 VOLUMES IN 1 BOOK.

by Thackeray, W.M. (William Makepeace Thackeray.)

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 381 pp + 384 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H) - 2 volumes bound in 1. Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** A tale of wealth & poverty, love & deception, the upper classes & social climbers,… Read more
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THE VIRGINIANS. (SEQUEL TO "HENRY ESMOND".)

by Thackeray, W.M. (William Makepeace Thackeray.)

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 890 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. In this sequel to "Henry Esmond", Henry's twin grandsons find themselves on opposing sides of the American War of Independence. … Read more
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A TALE OF TWO CITIES.

by Dickens, Charles.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 456 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece, ribbon bookmark. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** A tale of treachery, vengeance, love and self-sacrifice set during the Reign of Terror in revolutionary France -… Read more
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TANGLEWOOD TALES.

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Introduction by Alastair Kennedy.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 313 pp , 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone plates, including frontispiece, additional small b&w illustrations, decorated title page. Hawthorne's retelling of Greek myths for children. Contents: Introduction; Foreword; The Minotaur; The Pygmies; The Dragon's… Read more
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A DAUGHTER OF HETH.

by Black, William (1841-1898).

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 414 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** When a spirited Catholic orphan from France comes to live with her Presbyterian relatives in Scotland, she becomes… Read more
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THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. VOLUME I.

by Carlyle, Thomas.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 528 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). **Volume I only.** Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Section headings: Death of Louis XV; The Paper Age; The Parlement of Paris; States-General; The Third… Read more
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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 516 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** A few pages with a soft crease at the fore-edge, light edge wear - mostly on top edge, slight fading to spine colour,… Read more
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MY LADY OF THE CHIMNEY-CORNER & THE SOULS OF POOR FOLK.

by Irvine, Alexander. (1863-1941)

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 316 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Irish-American author Alexander Irvine's reminiscences of growing up in poverty in Northern Ireland in the mid 19th century. "Our Lady of the… Read more
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MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS. VOLUME I and VOLUME II. 2 VOLUME SET.

by Macaulay, Lord. (Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1800-1859.)

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 457 pp, 440pp - 2 volume set, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spines - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone frontispieces, decorated title pages. **No dustjackets or slipcases.** A collection of essays & reviews by the British author, historian & politician, Lord Macaulay. Contents:… Read more
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THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTH.

by Reade, Charles.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 768 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Set in the 15th century, the novel follows Gerald Eliassoen as he leaves Holland for Rome in an attempt to earn money to… Read more
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BARNABY RUDGE.

by Dickens, Charles.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 639 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Set at the time of the anti-Catholic Gordon Riots in London, this is a tale of murder, deception, social unrest and romance. Previous… Read more
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THE CORAL ISLAND.

by Ballantyne, R.M.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 444 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page, integral ribbon bookmark. After a shipwreck, three boys are marooned on an island in the South Pacific. They experience a 'Robinson… Read more
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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 388 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. Contents: Novels by Eminent Hands (George de Barnwell / Codlingsby / Lords and Liveries / Barbazure / Phil. Fogarty / Crinoline /… Read more
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WESTWARD HO!

by Kingsley, Charles.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 638 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone plates, including frontispiece, decorated title page. Set in the times of Elizabeth I, and loosely based on the adventures of the privateer, Amyas Preston (here renamed Amyas Leigh),… Read more
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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 406 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Contents: The Long Voyage; The Begging-Letter Writer; A Child's Dream of a Star; Our English Watering-Place; Our… Read more
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THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP.

by Dickens, Charles.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 696 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers integral ribbon bookmark, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Wishing to provide for his beloved granddaughter's future beyond the takings of their 'curiosity shop',… Read more
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WILD WALES.

by Borrow, George. Introduction by Brian Rhys.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 602 pp , 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. George Borrow recounts his adventures touring Wales in 1854. Several creases to page leaf 559/560, small corner creases on page leaf 561/562, minor corner… Read more
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THE ROMANY RYE.

by Borrow, George. Introduction by Brian Rhys.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 498 pp + publisher's catalogue, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece. A semi-fictionalized account of the author's travels on the open roads of early-19th century Britain and the colourful characters who lived… Read more
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