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Image for Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith Introductory Sketch, Biographical & Critical By William Tirebuck/ Canterbury Poets Series (inc. Poetry -The Traveller; Deserted Village, etc / Plays = She Stoops to Conquer; The Good Natured Man )

Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith Introductory Sketch, Biographical & Critical By William Tirebuck/ Canterbury Poets Series (inc. Poetry -The Traveller; Deserted Village, etc / Plays = She Stoops to Conquer; The Good Natured Man )

By: Goldsmith, Oliver; Introductory Sketch, Biographical and Critical By William Tirebuck; Series Editor = Wm Sharp / The Canterbury Poets Series -- LEATHER BOUND

Price: $31.94

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Walter Scott Limited, No Date (circa 1909 ), 1st Edition Thus: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163592

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 3.75w x 5h inches, padded black leather with gilt lettering and border bands, all edges gilt, a Very Good+ example with just a wee bit of very light rubbing, a tight clean square copy, gift inscription on front endpaper, 286 pages plus one page of advertising for the series, a lovely copy that feels oh so nice in the hand, 100+ years old and still very fresh, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///... View more info

Image for The Child from the Sea -by Elizabeth Goudge

The Child from the Sea -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $12.74

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Coward McCann, 1970, 1st Book Club Edition: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147862

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a bright Very Good dust jacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Child from the Sea -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $14.02

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148839

ISBN: 0340128771

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket, just a wee bit of very light rubbing, a tight clean square copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Rosemary Tree -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder, 1969, 1st UK paperback Edition, Later Printing: 1969

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149733

ISBN: 0340028750

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy with overall wear and some creases, , some age toning to the paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Scent of Water -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Crest, 1964, 1st paperback Edition, 2nd Printing: 1964

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149759

Condition: Fair (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good copy but the front endpaper and title page have been removed, first three pages are loose, a bit of age toning to paper, overall a Fair to Good copy only, story is complete, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Book of Peace: An Anthology -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Michael Joseph, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150895

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear, age toning to the upper edge of the text block, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, in a Good price clipped dustjacket with some edge wear, short tears, 311 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Rosemary Tree  -by Elizabeth Goudge

The Rosemary Tree -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder, 1969, 1st UK paperback Edition, Later Printing: 1969

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155103

ISBN: 0340028750

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy with overall wear and some creases, , some age toning to the paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Gentian Hill -by Elizabeth Goudge

Gentian Hill -by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Coward McCann, 1949, Book Club Edition: 1949

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156530

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hard cover, a solid Good copy, light external wear and rubbing, name satmp, gift inscription, no jacket, some browning to gutters at endpapers otherwise a tight square clean copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The White Witch --- Set in the adventurous Days of Charles I

The White Witch --- Set in the adventurous Days of Charles I

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $16.58

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156531

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hard cover, a solid Very Good copy, light external wear, no dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Castle on the Hill ---by Elizabeth Goudge

The Castle on the Hill ---by Elizabeth Goudge

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $21.70

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Collier, 1939 (likely 1950's), 1st Collier Edition, First Printing: 1955

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156596

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, a solid Very Good+ copy, no dustjacket as issued, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Dean's Watch ---by Elizabeth Goudge ( Book 3 / Volume Three of the Cathedral Trilogy )

The Dean's Watch ---by Elizabeth Goudge ( Book 3 / Volume Three of the Cathedral Trilogy )

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $15.30

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1961, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1961

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163142

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine example, in an attractive Good price clipped dust jacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of light rubbing, a very tidy copy, ---"A rich and beautiful story, set in a quiet cathedral city. --When cathedral dean Adam Ayscough encounters clockmaker Isaac Peabody, their unlikely friendship touches the lives of the entire community. --Behind the dean's fearsome reputation lies a humble man crippled by shyness. Desperate to lea... View more info

Image for Tijuana Bible ---by Ron Goulart ---a Signed Copy with an Illustration of a Man in a Sombrero )

Tijuana Bible ---by Ron Goulart ---a Signed Copy with an Illustration of a Man in a Sombrero )

By: Goulart, Ron (signed with illustration)(also writes as - Kenneth Robeson, Frank S Shawn, Joseph Silva, Con Steffanson; Josephine Kains )

Price: $63.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: St Martin's Press, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 134476

ISBN: 0312034407

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine duistjacket, looks new, signed by Goulart with an illustration of a man in a sombrero, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Clothes on Their Backs -by Linda Grant -a Signed Copy

The Clothes on Their Backs -by Linda Grant -a Signed Copy

By: Grant, Linda (signed)

Price: $51.14

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Virago, 2008, 1st Edtion, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157326

ISBN: 1844085406

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Grant, looks new, ---"In a red brick mansion block off the Marylebone Road, Vivien, a sensitive, bookish girl grows up sealed off from both past and present by her timid refugee parents. Then one morning a glamorous uncle appears, dressed in a mohair suit, with a diamond watch on his wrist and a girl in a leopard-skin hat on his arm. Why is Uncle Sándor so violently unwel... View more info

Image for Lanark:  A Life in Four Books -by Alasdair Gray -a Signed Copy ( 1981 Canongate 1st Edition )( 4 )

Lanark: A Life in Four Books -by Alasdair Gray -a Signed Copy ( 1981 Canongate 1st Edition )( 4 )

By: Gray, Alasdair (signed)(aka Robert Walker )

Price: $575.94

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh, UK: Canongate, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 160239

ISBN: 0903937743

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, corners are ever so slightly rubbed, some VERY faint marks on the upper edge of the text block, in a Near Fine dustjacket with the slightest of rubbing to edges, no chips or tears, not price clipped, overall this looks new, signed and dated "Alasdair Gray 5 June 1981", the cover art is uncredited but I believe that it is the work of Gray, this is the 1981 edition---the true 1st edition (not the... View more info

Image for Water for Elephants ---by Sara Gruen

Water for Elephants ---by Sara Gruen

By: Gruen, Sara

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155086

ISBN: 0002007770

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, made into a quite acceptable movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson, ---ah, the circus!, ---"Orphaned and penniless at the height of the Depression, Jacob Jankowski escapes everything he knows by jumping on a passing train—and inadvertently runs away with the circus. So begins Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen’s darkly beautiful tale about th... View more info

Image for The Gorse Trilogy ---by Patrick Hamilton (omnibus Edition with:  The West Pier; Mr Stimpson and Mr Gorse (aka: The Charmer ); Unknown Assailant )( Book 1, 2 and 3 in one volume )

The Gorse Trilogy ---by Patrick Hamilton (omnibus Edition with: The West Pier; Mr Stimpson and Mr Gorse (aka: The Charmer ); Unknown Assailant )( Book 1, 2 and 3 in one volume )

By: Hamilton, Patrick; Introduction by D J Taylor

Price: $22.98

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Black Spring Press, 2007, 1st Black Spring Omnibus Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157311

ISBN: 0948238348

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 5 x 7.75 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light rubbing and edge wear, spine crease, ink name, xiv + 603 pages, ---"A satirical picture of a small group of Reading residents and a study of the British class system and snobbery. Hamilton's world is peopled with sad, brooding characters trailing on the edge of society, leading bleak, loveless lives. The author also wrote "Hangover Square" ---In Ernest Ralph Gorse, Patric... View more info

Image for ALOHA MELE:  A Song of Aloha -a Collector's Book of Hawaiian Art and Poetry in English and Hawaiian -by Diana Hansen-Young ( Hawaii )

ALOHA MELE: A Song of Aloha -a Collector's Book of Hawaiian Art and Poetry in English and Hawaiian -by Diana Hansen-Young ( Hawaii )

By: Hansen-Young, Diana

Price: $11.46

Publisher: USA, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii: Kahaluu Press / The Diana Hansen-Young Corporation, 1990, 1st edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154429

ISBN: 0925987123

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, poetry in English and Hawaiian side-by-side, colour illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for I Have Lived with Shades: Poems and Prose By Thomas Hardy, to Celebrate the Centenary of Hardy's Wessex Poems, Photographs By Philip Galvan (signed)(  Poetry + Excerpts from: The Woodlanders, Far from the Madding Crowd; Return of the Native; Tess, etc )

I Have Lived with Shades: Poems and Prose By Thomas Hardy, to Celebrate the Centenary of Hardy's Wessex Poems, Photographs By Philip Galvan (signed)( Poetry + Excerpts from: The Woodlanders, Far from the Madding Crowd; Return of the Native; Tess, etc )

By: Hardy, Thomas; Foreword By James Gibson, Photos By Philip Galvan (signed)

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Dorset, England, Dorset, UK: Ridgeway Publishing, 1999, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 159520

ISBN: 0953366405

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 8w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, WITHDRAWN stamp but this is not an exlibrary copy but was donated to a library, signed without inscription by thge photographer Philip Galvan, 95 pages, b&w photos---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Transcontinental Pedestrians:  Canada's First Cross country Walk ( 1906 )( John Hugh Gillis )

Transcontinental Pedestrians: Canada's First Cross country Walk ( 1906 )( John Hugh Gillis )

By: Hart, George Edward; Intro By Jonathan Vance

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: FitzHenry and Whiteside, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161085

ISBN: 1550413457

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good example, looks Near Fine but there are some faint marks to the edges of the text block, 280 pages, b&w photos, ---"In the annals of Canadian folklore, few stories are as ripe with adventure and the spirit of the times as that of the three young Cape Bretoners who, on a dare and a bet, set out from North Sydney, Nova Scotia to walk across North America and back within a year. ---It was winter 1906. And although a... View more info

Image for Into the Forest ---by Jean Hegland

Into the Forest ---by Jean Hegland

By: Hegland, Jean

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bantam Books, 1997, 1st Bantam Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157720

ISBN: 0553106686

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a very faint hint of age toning to the very edges of the boards otherwise this looks pretty darn close to new, basis for the movie adaptation starring ELLEN PAGE as Nell and EVAN RACHEL WOOD as Eva, a -small- post-apocalyptic tale set in the woods of Northern California, a tale that doesn't feature zombies or nuclear Armageddon and for the most part keeps the causes for the apocalyp... View more info