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

2. 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

3. Behn, Mrs. Aphra.: TwoTales London: The Folio Society, 1953. 1st. edn. thus. (8)147pp. B/w illus. by Iris Francis. D/w with several small, closed tears and some very minor loss atin top edge of front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4107) £5.00

4. Cavendish, Margaret.: The Blazing World and Other Writings. London: Penguin Books, 2004. Reprint with a new Chronolgy and Further Reading. xliii,230pp. Edited by Kate Lilley. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3908) £4.50

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. Dickens, Charles,: Oliver Twist. London: Oxford University Press, 1966. 1st. edn. thus. lxv, 403pp. B/w illus., fold-out map. Edited by Kathleen Tillotson. One of the titles in the Clarendon Edition of the author’s works. Some light tape staining to fep’s. D/w a trifle stained at spine head and tail otherwisea a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3919) £30.00

9. Dickens, Charles.: David Copperfield. London: Oxford University Press, 1981. 1st. edn. thus. lxxvi, 781pp. B/w illus. Edited by Nina Burgis. A title in the Clarendon Edition of the author’s works. D/w very slightly creased at spine tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3921) £50.00

10. Dickens, Charles.: Little Dorrir. London: Oxford University Press, 1979. 1st. edn. thus. lxv, 835pp. B/w illus. Edited by Harvey Peter Sucksmith. A title in the Clarendon Edition of the author’s works. D/w showinga little shelf wear otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3922) £50.00

11. Dickens, Charles.: Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Oxford University Press, 1982. 1st. edn. thus. lxxvi, 864pp. B/w illus. Edited by Margaret Cardwell. One of the titles in the Clarendon Edition of the author’s works. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3920) £50.00

12. Dickens, Charles.: The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Oxford University Press, 1972. 1st. edn. thus. lvi, 259pp. B/w illus. Edited by Margaret Cardwell. A title in the Clarendon Edition of the author’s work. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3918) £25.00

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. Mathers, Powys.: The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1953. 9th. impression. Four vols. xii, 871; viii, 825; viii, 795; viii, 746pp. Rendered into English from the literal and complete French translation of Dr. J. C. Madrus. All d/w’s have very minor shelf wear and some fox spotting otherwise a very clean, bright set. (Stock ref 3924) £60.00

19. Melville, Herman.: Moby Dick or The White Whale. London: Hodder & Stoughton, nd. (14)540pp. 12 cold. plates by Mead Schaeffer. New plain front endpapers rather stained. Green cloth gilt rather rubbed on edges and corners with a small split in front hinge at spine head but, overall, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3925) £35.00

20. 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

21. 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

22. Sienkiewicz, Henryk.: Quo Vadis? London: J.M. Dent & Sos, 1962. Reprint. xii,448pp plus 16pp publisher’s list. Translated bb C. J. Hogarth and introduced by Monica M. Gardner.Ownership signature to front pastedown. Binding slightly cocked. D/w slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3910) £4.00

23. Somerville, E. & Rosss, Martin.: Some Experiences of an Irish R. M. london: Longmans, Green & Co., 1947. Reprint. viii, 329pp. Line drawings by E. Somerville. Ownership signature to ffep. D/w rather rubbed and worn on edges and corners otherwise a sound copy. (Stock ref 3917) £4.00

24. Stoker, Bram.: Dracula. London: Sphere, 2006. Reprint. xii, 427pp. Foreword by Elizabeth Kostova. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a fine copy (Stock ref 3914) £5.00

25. 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

26. Twain, Mark.: The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and Other New Stories. London: Chatto & Windus, 1893. 1st. UK edn. (8)311pp plus 32pp publisher’s list dated March, 1893. Binding slightly cocoked. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering and black decoration with corners slightly bumped, edges a little rubbed and some fading on back panel. Otherwise, a clean sound copy. (Stock ref 4109) £0.00

27. Virgil: The Pastoral Poems ( The Ecologues). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1949. 1st. Penguin edn. 151pp. A new translation by E. V. Rieu. All pp somewhat tanned. D/w a little faded and rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4112) £3.00

28. White, Gilbert.: The Natural History of Selborne: with observations on various parts of nature and The Naturalist’s Calendar. London: Bell & Daldy, 1870. Bohn’s Illustrated Library edn. xxiv, 416pp. B/w frontis., 40 cold.illus. Additions and supplementary notes by Sir William Jardine, edited by Edward Jesse. Inner hinges slightly cracked. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and blind-stamped decoration bumped on corners and somewhat frayed at spine head and tail otherwise a decent enough copy for its age. (Stock ref 4110) £20.00

29. Wilde, Oscar: De Profundis London: Metuen & Co., 1905 1st. edn., 2nd. imp. 151 pp plus 40 pp publisher’s catalogue dated March 1905. Preface by Robert Ross. Ownership signature dated 25th February 1905 to front pastedown. Some light foxing. Blue cloth gilt very slightly rubbed on corners and with one or two spots on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1540) £50.00

30. Zola, Emile.: A Priest in the House. London: Paul Elek, 1957. 1st. edn. thus. ix, 294pp. Translated from the French by Brian Rhys. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3913) £10.00

31. Zola, Emile.: The Beast in Man. London: Paul Elek, 1969. Reprint. 339pp. Translated from the French by Alec Brown. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3911) £4.00