Collection: Antiquarian & Literature

A wide-ranging stock of fine, rare and important books in the field of English Literature from the 17th to 19th century. With particular strengths in the Classics, as well as Gothic and Romantic Literature and works in translation. We also hold subsections in Poetry, early Detective Fiction such as Wilkie Collins and Arthur Conan Doyle, Philosophy and Private Press, particularly Golden Cockerel, Whittington, Nonesuch and Kelmscott.

561 items
  • BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. Nineteen Early Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. From the Collection of Mr. Harold Hartley. With an Introduction by Georges Derry.
    Nineteen Early Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. From the Collection of Mr
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  • BEAVEN, Marcus. Engraved Bookplate for James Wilson.
    Engraved Bookplate for James Wilson
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  • BEEDING, Francis. The Ten Holy Horrors.
    The Ten Holy Horrors
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  • BENNETT, Alan. Writing Home.
    Writing Home
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  • BETJEMAN, John (author). A Few Late Chrysanthemums.
    A Few Late Chrysanthemums
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  • BETJEMAN, John. A Wembley Lad [and] The Crem.
    A Wembley Lad [and] The Crem
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  • BETJEMAN, John. Ghastly Good Taste, or a depressing story of the rise and fall of English Architecture for the first time revised with annotations by the author.
    Ghastly Good Taste, or a depressing story of the rise and …
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  • BETJEMAN, John. Letters. Volume One: 1926 to 1951. Volume Two: 1951 to 1984. Edited and introduced by Candida Lycett Green.
    Letters. Volume One: 1926 to 1951. Volume Two: 1951 to 1984
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  • BEWICK, Thomas and John. ANDERTON, Basil and GIBSON, W.H. Catalogue of the Bewick Collection (Pease Bequest).
    Catalogue of the Bewick Collection (Pease Bequest
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  • BEWICK, THOMAS. My Life.
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  • BIBLE. "The Rain Cloud" colour plate printed by Edmund Evans after the painting by W.J. Webb.
    The Rain Cloud colour plate printed by Edmund Evans after the
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  • BLACKMORE, Richard Doddridge. Fringilla: Some Tales in Verse.
    Fringilla: Some Tales in Verse
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  • BLAIR, Robert and Thomas GRAY. The Grave: by Robert Blair: To which is added Gray's Elegy In a Country Church Yard.
    The Grave: by Robert Blair: To which is added Gray's Elegy …
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  • BLAKE, William. There is No Natural Religion.
    There is No Natural Religion
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  • BLUMENTHAL, Heston. Further Adventures In Search of Perfection. Reinventing Kitchen Classics.
    Further Adventures In Search of Perfection.  Reinventing Kitchen Classics
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  • BOCCACCIO, Giovanni. Delle Opere.
    Delle Opere
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  • BOHN'S CLASSICAL LIBRARY. The Elegies of Propertius, The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter, and the Kisses of Johannes Secundus…the Love Epistles of Aristaenetus.
    The Elegies of Propertius, The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter, and the
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  • BOSWELL, James. Boswell in Holland 1763-1764.
    Boswell in Holland 1763-1764
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  • BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson.
    The Life of Samuel Johnson
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  • BRETT, Simon. Engraved bookplate for James Wilson.
    Engraved bookplate for James Wilson
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  • BREUHAUS, Fritz August. Das Haus Eines Kunstfreundes.
    Das Haus Eines Kunstfreundes
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  • BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. The Poems.
    The Poems
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  • BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John. KEATS, John. Collected Sonnets.
    Collected Sonnets
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  • BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice. Carson Of Venus.
    Carson Of Venus
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  • BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice. TARZAN.
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  • BURROUGHS, William. The Seven Deadly Sins.
    The Seven Deadly Sins
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  • BURROUGHS, William; Brion GYSIN. The Third Mind.
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  • BUSQUETS, Carla. The Kraken.
    The Kraken
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  • BUTCHER, S. H. & Andrew Lang [Trans.]; W. Russell FLINT, [Illus.]. The Odyssey of Homer.
    The Odyssey of Homer
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  • BYRON, Lord. Don Juan.
    Don Juan
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  • CAMPBELL, Thomas. The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell.
    The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell
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  • CAMPBELL, Thomas. The Poetical Works. With fore-edge painting showing Blackfriars Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral.
    The Poetical Works. With fore-edge painting showing Blackfriars Bridge and …
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