Classic Literature

  1. The Golden Casket: Chinese novellas of two millennia. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 393pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges and spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3905) £6.00

 

  1. Arrian: The Life of Alexander Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958 1st. Penguin edn. 256 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt. Pages somewhat browned as usual. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2632) £6.00

 

  1. Chaucer, Geoffrey.: The Canterbury Tales. London: The Folio Society, 1957. 1st. edn. thus. Two vols.,288, 304pp. Translated by Nevill Coghill with woodcuts by Edna Whyte. D/w’s rather chipped and worn with some fairly minor loss to spine heads and tails. Otherwise, a clean, sound set. (Stock ref 3899) £12.00

 

  1. Commynes, Philippe de: Memoirs: the reign of Louis XI, 1461-83 Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972 1st. Penguin edn. 443 pp. Translated and introduced by Michael Jones. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2671) £6.00

 

  1. Diaz, Bernal: The Conquest of New Spain Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963 1st. Penguin edn. 413 pp. Three maps. Translated and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen. Page edges very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2748) £5.00

 

  1. Eusebius: The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine Harmondsorth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 429 pp. Translated and with an introduction by G. A. Williamson. Pages slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2658) £10.00

 

  1. Goldoni, Carlo: Four Comedies Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968 1st. Penguin ed. 332 pp. Translated with an introduction by Frederick Davies. The plays are The Venetian Twins, The Artful Widow, Mirandolina and The Superior Residence. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2684) £8.50

 

  1. Gower, John: Confessio Amantis Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Translated into modern English and with an introduction by Terence Miller. Page edges slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on top edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2747) £10.00

 

  1. Lautreamont, Le Comte de (Isidore Ducasse): Maldoror and Poems Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1978 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Translated with an introduction by Paul Knight. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2686) £10.00

 

  1. Livy: The War with Hannibal Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 688 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt, edited and introduced by Betty Radice. The text comprises books XXI to XXX of The History of Rome from its Foundation. Pages edges rather browned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on corners and slightly creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2685) £10.00

 

  1. Morrison, Arthur.: A Child of the Jago. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1946. 1st. Penguin edn. 191pp. All pp very slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3423) £4.00

 

  1. Perez Galdos, Benito: Fortunata and Jacinta: two stories of married women Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1973 1st. Penguin edn. 1069 pp. Translated with an introduction by Lester Clark. Pages edges slightly browned, pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a light crease to spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2755) £10.00

 

  1. Surtees, R. S.: Jorrocks’ Jaunts and Jollities. London: The Folio Society, 1949. 1st. edn. thus. 228pp. 15 cold. plates by Henry Alken. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w with some staining to back panel and rather chipped and worn on edges with some fairly minor loss at spine head and tail. Otherwise, a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3900) £7.50