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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

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1893
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London : J M Dent and Company, 1893 A nice early illustrated copy of Pride and Prejudice, complete in 2 volumes, with black and white frontispieces, decorative title pages, and 2 further black and white plates per volume by William Cooke. Part of 'The Novels of Jane Austen' series - a set of 10 volumes published by Dent and edited… Read more about this item
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Sense and Sensibility
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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
1st Edition
Published
1899
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$1,868.49

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London : George Allen, 1899 A very good copy of the first edition of Sense and Sensibility with Chris Hammond illustrations, in the original decorative cloth binding. Chris Hammond was born Christiana Mary Demain Hammond and shortened her name to better compete in what was a male-dominated market for illustrators. This copy has been rebacked preserving the original spine and… Read more about this item
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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
Published
1894
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$4,801.71

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London : George Allen , 1894 A very good copy of the 1st publication of the 'Peacock Edition' of Pride and Prejudice with illustrations by Hugh Thomson. In the original green decorative cloth binding with gilt peacock design to front board and gilt designs to spine. Aeg. With numerous black and white illustrations by Thomson. The binding has been rebacked… Read more about this item
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The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse; by Mr Dryden
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The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse; by Mr Dryden

by Virgil, John Dryden

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Used - Good
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1st Edition
Published
1697
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Full-Leather
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NZ$8,559.57

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London : Jacob Tonson, 1697 A good copy of the large paper 1st edition with 103 full page engravings. This is the first illustrated edition of Dryden's famous translations of Virgil's works completed in 1696. The illustrations are spectacular - each dedicated to a subscriber who donated 5 guineas for the privilege. This copy has 2 bookplates on the front… Read more about this item
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Sense and Sensibility Vols I & II
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Sense and Sensibility Vols I & II

by Jane Austen

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1893
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London: J M Dent and Company, 1893 A very good copy of J M Dent's illustrated edition of Sense and Sensibility (1st published in this form in 1892; this is the 3rd printing from January 1893). It is complete in 2 volumes and was issued originally as part of a 10 volume set, edited by Brimley Johnson, with each having… Read more about this item
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Hamlet Prince of Denmark
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Hamlet Prince of Denmark

by William Shakespeare

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Fair
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NZ$1,565.77

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London : Selwyn Blounte A good copy of Hamlet illustrated by John Austen in the original decorative cloth binding, with fair wrapper. Undated but 1922 - first edition in this format. John Austen was much influenced by Aubrey Beardsley, and this work is illustrated in that style. It is regarded by many as Austen's best work with numerous designs, in… Read more about this item
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NZ$1,565.77
Sense and Sensibility
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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Published
1908
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NZ$584.56

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London and New York : J M Dent & Co, E P Dutton & Co, 1908 A very good copy in the original decorative cloth binding with 24 coloured illustrations (including frontispiece and title page) by C E Brock. Part of the 'Series of English Idylls' and now scarce. This edition is notable for number and quality of the colour… Read more about this item
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Mansfield Park
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Published
1892
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$396.66

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London : J M Dent and Company, 1892 A very good copy of the first issue of J M Dent's illustrated edition of Mansfield Park. In the original pale green cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the front board and spine. Issued in 2 volumes as part of 'The Novels of Jane Austen' series edited and with prefaces by… Read more about this item
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Emma
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Emma

by Jane Austen

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Used - Good
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Published
1898
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$1,002.10

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London and New York: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1898 A good to very good copy of the Macmillan edition of Emma with Hugh Thomson illustrations. First issued in 1896, this is the second reprint. In the original red cloth binding with beautiful gilt decoration to the front board and spine designed by A Turbayne. All edges gilt. With numerous black… Read more about this item
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NZ$1,002.10
Mansfield Park
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Published
1897
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Decorative Cloth
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London and New York : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1897 A very good copy of the first Macmillan edition with Hugh Thomson illustrations. In the original red decorative cloth binding with gilt page edges and decorative yellow endpapers. The binding has intricate gilt decoration to the spine and front board which was designed by Turbayne. It is in very good… Read more about this item
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Northanger Abbey and Persuasion
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Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

by Jane Austen

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Used - Good
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Published
1897
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$981.22

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London and New York: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1897 A good copy of the first edition with Hugh Thomson illustrations in the original red decorative cloth binding with intricate gilt decoration to the front board and spine. Aeg. With decorative endpapers, and numerous black and white illustrations by Hugh Thomson. The front board is very bright and clean. The top… Read more about this item
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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Published
1833
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Half-Leather
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NZ$6,471.87

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London : Richard Bentley, 1833 A very good copy of the first Bentley edition in contemporary half leather binding which has been rebacked preserving the original spine. It was issued as part of the Standard Novels series enabling a much wider range of readers to access Jane Austen's works. The binding is sound and clean with new marbled paper sides.… Read more about this item
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The Novels of Jane Austen, in ten volumes. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion
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The Novels of Jane Austen, in ten volumes. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
Limited Edition
Published
1892
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Cloth
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NZ$4,592.94

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London: J M Dent and Company, 1892 A very good to near fine set of the limited large paper edition of Austen's novels illustrated by William C Cooke. 150 sets were printed, of which 100 were for England and 50 for America. This set is no 66. This edition, edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson is the first Austen edition with… Read more about this item
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The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Mandevile Kt. Being his Voyage and Travel which treateth of the Way to Jerusalem and of the Marvels of Ind...
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The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Mandevile Kt. Being his Voyage and Travel which treateth of the Way to Jerusalem and of the Marvels of Ind...

by John Cameron Grant (Preface)

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1895
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$198.33

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Westminster : Archibald Constable & Co, 1895 A very good copy in the original decorative cloth binding with full page illustrations, decorative initials, tailpieces and vignettes by Arthur Layard. Scarce and based on an original manuscript which surfaced in Paris in 1357. The binding has very bright boards and a slightly faded spine. The spine has pulling to the ends.… Read more about this item
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NZ$198.33
Sense and Sensibility
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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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Used - Very Good
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Published
1896
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$1,252.62

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London and New York : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1896 A very good copy of the first Macmillan edition with Hugh Thomson illustrations. In the original red decorative cloth binding designed by A A Turbayne. Aeg. The binding has intricate gilt decoration to front board and spine. The front board is very bright with a small bump to the tip… Read more about this item
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Mansfield Park
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Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

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Used - Good
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Published
1897
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Half-Leather
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NZ$313.16

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London : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1897 A good to very good copy of the first edition with Hugh Thomson illustrations in contemporary half leather binding. With introduction by Austin Dobson. The illustrations, with Thomson's acute attention to detail, are a perfect complement to Austen's writing. The binding has gilt titles and decoration with small raised bands to spine and… Read more about this item
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NZ$313.16
The Peacock's Pleasaunce
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The Peacock's Pleasaunce

by E.V.B [Eleanor Vere Boyle]

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Used - Very Good
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N
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1908
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Cloth
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NZ$260.96

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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1908 A very good copy of Eleanor Vere Boyle's last work, inscribed by her to Lady Phillimore on February 4th, 1909. The inscription, which is on the front free endpaper reads 'For Lady Phillimore with EVB's Love'. The green cloth binding has gilt titles and a gilt peacock to the front board and spine.… Read more about this item
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Tales of Mystery and Imagination
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Tales of Mystery and Imagination

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Used - Very Good
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N
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1919
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Decorative Cloth
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LONDON : George G Harrap & Co Ltd, 1919 A very good copy of the first trade edition with Harry Clarke's famous illustrations. This was Clarke's second published work and initially contained black and white plates. It was reprinted 4 years later with the addition of colour plates. Clarke's style beautifully complements Poe's writing. With 24 black and white full… Read more about this item
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The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels
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The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels

by Thomas Ingoldsby Esq

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Used - Good
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No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1907
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Decorative Cloth
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NZ$354.91

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London: J M Dent & Co, 1907 A good to very good copy of this classic work with 24 colour plates, 12 tinted plates and numerous illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 1st edition thus. Rackham first illustrated Ingoldsby Legends in 1898 using a smaller format and without tipped in colour plates. He revisited the work in 1907 adding plates and redrawing… Read more about this item
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The Second and Third Parts of the Works of Mr.Abraham Cowley. The Second containing What was Written and Published by himself in his younger Years: Now Reprinted together. The Third containing his Six Books of Plants
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The Second and Third Parts of the Works of Mr.Abraham Cowley. The Second containing What was Written and Published by himself in his younger Years: Now Reprinted together. The Third containing his Six Books of Plants

by Abraham Cowley

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Used - Good
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Edition
7th
Published
1700
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Quarter Leather
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London : Charles Harper, 1700 A good copy of the Seventh Edition, with Additions, of the Second Part of Cowley's works bound with the Second Edition of the Third Part - his Six Books of Plants. In 1800's quarter leather binding with marbled boards and title label with gilt compartments to spine. The spine is worn at the joints, particularly… Read more about this item
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