Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
 
 

Essays

 - 40 items found in your search
Essays

Click on Title to view full description

 
Grave and Gay, A Percival Needler
1 A Percival Needler Grave and Gay
London & Hull A Brown & Sons Limited 1943 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
A collection of short biographical pieces and essays - Sir Thomas Fairfax; Samuel Pepys; David Hartley; Richard Trevithick; Lytton Strachey. Darkened blue covers with gilt lettering, sound binding, light foxing to prelims, clean pages. Black and White illustrations No dust-jacket. Small book plate on inside of front cover (Ex Libris Leslie Powell 1926-2006). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14815060063. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 20.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Goethe, Albert Schweitzer, translated by Mrs C E B Russell
2 Albert Schweitzer, translated by Mrs C E B Russell Goethe
London Adam and Charles Black 1949 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
The first two chapters of this boiok were addresses delivered at Frankfort on Main and the third is an essay by Dr. Schweitzer which was first published in the French review "Europe". Firm green covers are lightly marked, sunned spine has silver lettering, sound binding, date and previous price on front end-paper, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14513020122. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 2.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Women's Writing in Stuart England : The Mother's Legacies of Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Joscelin and Elizabeth Richardson, Brown, Sylvia (ed)
3 Brown, Sylvia (ed) Women's Writing in Stuart England : The Mother's Legacies of Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Joscelin and Elizabeth Richardson
Stroud, Gloucestershire Sutton 1999 0750918551 / 9780750918558 First Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Crisp clean covers, sound binding, clean pages and inside covers, corners are lightly rubbed. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0750918551. ISBN/EAN: 9780750918558. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05916082083. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 2.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Four Studies in Loyalty, Christopher Sykes, introduction by David Pryce Jones
4 Christopher Sykes, introduction by David Pryce Jones Four Studies in Loyalty
London Century Hutchinson Ltd 1986 No ISBN Revised Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean crisp covers, sound binding, previous price showing on half title page, clean pages. No dust jacket, as published. Small book plate on inside of front cover (Ex Libris Leslie Powell 1926-2006). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05915111079. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 1.40 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
MADOG, An Arts Magazine Volume 1 Number 1, Curtis, Tony (ed)
5 Curtis, Tony (ed) MADOG, An Arts Magazine Volume 1 Number 1
The Polytechnic of Wales 1978 No ISBN First Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 10" x 8" approx 
Type-style text. Coontents are: Television, the flow and the Text by John Fiske; Two Poems (It's Raining andGaelic Singer) by Norman MacCraig; Two Poeems (Black and Other) by Jeremy Hooker; Crabbe's The Village by Peter Wilson; Two Poems (Dawn at Rhoose and Jane Russell at the Old Beeb) by John Tripp; A Poem (The Message is Confined to the Species) by Charles Simic; A Poem (Eschatology) by George Hitchcock; A Story, The Arrest, by Emyr Humphreys; Vision and Banality, Malcolm Lowry's "The Bravest Boat" by G R Garnett; A Poem (Coming From the Bay) by Alan Perry; A Poem (Webster) by Peter Thabit Jones; Poetry Review, The Fead End of Wales by Andrew Clark. Advertisements at rear. Size: 10" x 8" approx. 68 pages. Crisp clean covers, sound stapled binding, clean pages and inside covers. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05316102231. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 18.60 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Miscellanies, the Fifth Volume, Dr Swift and others
6 Dr Swift and others Miscellanies, the Fifth Volume
London C Davis and C Bathurst 1751 No ISBN Fifth Edition Corrected Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Rubbed brown leather covers with gilt lining, bumped corners, worn spine-ends, split in leather on front joint, front end-paper missing, bookplate on inside of front cover, internal binding otherwise sound, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500g. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05912050108. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 19.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Baconian Essays, E W Smithson, introduction and two essays by Sir George Greenwood
7 E W Smithson, introduction and two essays by Sir George Greenwood Baconian Essays
London Cecil Palmer 1922 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Purple covers with faded spine and edges, darkened paper spine-label, bumped spine-ends and corners, clean uncut (untrimmed) pages. Presentation plate on inside of front cover to the the Bacon Society Circulating Library from Bertram G Theobald (author of "Enter Francis Bacon. The Case for Bacon as the True "Shakespeare", published by Cecil Palmer, 1932). No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05217081069. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 6.40 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Soundings, Essays Concerning Christian Understanding, edited by A R Vidler
8 edited by A R Vidler Soundings, Essays Concerning Christian Understanding
Cambridge Cambridge at the University Press 1962 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean red covers, rubbed black title-label on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70116031147. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 2.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
All Clever Men, Who Make Their Way: Critical Discourse in the Old South, Edited by Michael O'Brien
9 Edited by Michael O'Brien All Clever Men, Who Make Their Way: Critical Discourse in the Old South
Fayetteville University of Arkansas Press 1982 0938626094 / 9780938626091 Hardcover 
Blue illustrated dust-jacket has lightly sunned spine and shelf-wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. End-papers are pasted down to inside covers. Crisp clean covers, sound binding, clean pages and inside covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0938626094. ISBN/EAN: 9780938626091. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60416052129. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 9.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Law and Opinion in England in the 20th (Twentieth) Century, edited by Morris Ginsberg
10 edited by Morris Ginsberg Law and Opinion in England in the 20th (Twentieth) Century
London Stevens & Sons Limited 1959 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Fair 
Darkened unclipped dust-jacket with chips and short tears on the upper edge, clean blue covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12016031098. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 6.80 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The English Eccentrics, Edith Sitwell
11 Edith Sitwell The English Eccentrics
London Faber & Faber Limited 1933 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Green covers with gilt lettering on spine, lightly bumped spine-ends and corners, sound binding is a little skewed, pasted text (probably from dust-jacket on inside of front cover and reverse of frontis, previous owner's book plate on front-end-paper, pasted label had been removed from inside of rear cover, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 42014090172. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 23.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spenser, Vol. I. Life of Spenser, Essays, Edmund Spenser, edited by Rev. Alexander B Grosart et al.
12 Edmund Spenser, edited by Rev. Alexander B Grosart et al. The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spenser, Vol. I. Life of Spenser, Essays
Private Circulation Only 1882 No ISBN Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
100 Copies only. Title page Printed in red and black. Previous owner's bookplate on inside of front cover previous owner - (Bertram G Theobald, Brighton author of "Enter Francis Bacon. The Case for Bacon as the True "Shakespeare", published by Cecil Palmer, 1932). Printed dedication to Alfred Lord Tennyson. Faded and lightly marked green covers with gilt decoration and lettering, bumped corners, sound binding, brown end-papers, clean uncut (untrimmed) pages. Essays are: Characteristics of Spencer's Poetry by Aubrey de Vere; Spenser the Poet and Teacher by Edward Dowden; Certain Aspects of the Poetry of Spenser by W B Philpot; The Introduction and Outlook of Spenser by William Hubbard. One volume of the 10-volume set. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05317081075. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 24.80 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Appearances being Notes of Travel, G Lowes Dickinson
13 G Lowes Dickinson Appearances being Notes of Travel
London & Toronto; New York J M Dent and Sons Ltd; Doubleday Page & Co 1914 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Dark covers with gilt lettering on spine, wear on spine ends, sound binding, darkened end-papers, clean pages. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05915111056. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 7.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Glanglish and Other Weekly Essays, Glyn Moody
14 Glyn Moody Glanglish and Other Weekly Essays
London Analketa Press 1990 095167000X / 9780951670002 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
White and red dust-jacket with light shelf-wear, clean black covers, front is slightly bowed, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 095167000X. ISBN/EAN: 9780951670002. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05915080304. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 10.80 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Thirty Thousand Pounds and Other Sketches from Daily Life, H C (Harriet Cave, later Harriet Morton), author of "The Stony Road", "Wee Donald" (and "The friend in need papers")
15 H C (Harriet Cave, later Harriet Morton), author of "The Stony Road", "Wee Donald" (and "The friend in need papers") Thirty Thousand Pounds and Other Sketches from Daily Life
London T Woolmer 1892 No ISBN 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Undated. Pale green covers ornately decorated in black and gilt, covers clean, spine a little darkened and rubbed at ends, corners lightly rubbed, binding sound but slightly skewed and rear internal hinge is cracked and rear endpaper is probably missing, prize plate (Ocker Hill Wesleyan Sunday School dated 1892) on inside of front cover, darkened endpapers, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10116080087. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 24.80 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
SAINTS & REVOLUTIONARIES, Essays on Early American History, Hall, David; John H Murrin; Thad W Rate
16 Hall, David; John H Murrin; Thad W Rate SAINTS & REVOLUTIONARIES, Essays on Early American History
Norton 1984 0393017516 / 9780393017519 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Lightly marked on reverse of front end-paper and half-title-page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Clean crisp clipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0393017516. ISBN/EAN: 9780393017519. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60416102076. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 2.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Practicall Catechisme, with Large Additions to the Praticall Catechisme. Containing 12 discourses, including Of the Power of the Keyes, or Of Binding and Loosing, together with others, Henry Hammond
17 Henry Hammond A Practicall Catechisme, with Large Additions to the Praticall Catechisme. Containing 12 discourses, including Of the Power of the Keyes, or Of Binding and Loosing, together with others
Oxford & London Richard Royston; Henry Hall; R Davis; 1644 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
A Practicall Catechisme, Oxford, 1646, 116 pages plus table [8] but missing pages 1-8 ; Large Additions to the Praticall Catechisme, Printed by M.F. for R Royston and are to be sold at his shop at the Sign of the Angel in Ivy-lane, London, 1646, 66 pages; Of Conscience, Scandal, Will-Worship and Superstition, printed Henry Hall Printer to the Universitie, Oxford, 1645, 65 pages; Of Sinnes of Weaknesse, Wilfullnesse and Appendant To It, A paraphrasticall explication of two difficult texts, Heb. 6 and Heb. 10, Oxford, 1646, 18 pages; Of a Late or Death-bed Repentance. 1646, 19 pages; Of Resisting the Lawfull Magistrate Under Colour of Religion and Appendant to it of the word rendered Damnation, Rom. 13, reprinted, Also Of the Zelots among the Jewes, Of taking up the Crosse, A Vindication of Christs reprehending St. Peter, from the exceptions of Mr Marshall, printed for H.H. and W.W., Oxford, 1644, 61 pages; Of Idolatry, 1646, printed by Henry Hall, printer to the Universitie, Oxford, 36 pages; A View of the New Directory and a Vindication of the Ancient Liturgy of the Church of England, In Answer to the Reasons pretended in the Ordinance and Preface, for the abolishing the one, and establishing the other, the Third Edition, Printed by Henry Hall Printer to the University, Oxford, 1646, 88 pages; Considerations of Present Use Concerning the Danger resulting from the Change of our Church Government, 1644, 13 pages; A View of Some Exceptions which have beene made by a Romanist to the Lord Viscount Falkland's Discourse of the Infallibilitie of the Church of Rome, Submitted to the Censure of all sober Christians, Together with the Discouse it selfe of Infalibilitie prefixt to it, Printed for R Royston at the Angel in Ivy-lane and R Davis in Oxford, 1646, 204 pages; Of Fraternal Admonition or Correption, printed by R Royston at the Angel, undated, 29 pages; Of the Power of the Keyes, or Of Binding and Loosing, printed for Richard Royston, 1647, 141 pages (pagination error). Full leather covers with banded spine, containing 12 separate publications, some of them first editions by Charles I's private chaplain. Wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. Cracked spine-joints. Areas of surface loss at spine-ends. Sound binding. Clean pages. Darkened prelims and end-papers. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70617101083. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 896.80 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Reason and Intuition and other essays, J L Stocks, edited with an introduction by Dorothy M Emmet
18 J L Stocks, edited with an introduction by Dorothy M Emmet Reason and Intuition and other essays
London, New York, Toronto Oxford University Press 1939 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Good 
Clipped dust-jacket is a little darkened and has light shelf wear. Clean brown covers with lightly bumped corners and spine-ends, sound binding, darkened front end-paper, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11316021121. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 3.60 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Short Studies on Great Subjects, James Anthony Stoude, introduction by Hilaire Belloc
19 James Anthony Stoude, introduction by Hilaire Belloc Short Studies on Great Subjects
London; New York Dent, Dutton 1964 No ISBN Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
Everyman's Library No.13. Dust-jacket in non-adhesive clear protective sleeve. Ex-library, with library plate from Doncaster Reference Library. Library stamps and labels, sound binding, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05917071155. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 5.20 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Bibliotheque Ancienne et Moderne. Pour servir de suite aux Bibliotheques Universelle et Choisie. Tome XI (11) pour L'Anne'e MDCCXIX (1719), Partie Premiere, Jean Le Clerc;
20 Jean Le Clerc; Bibliotheque Ancienne et Moderne. Pour servir de suite aux Bibliotheques Universelle et Choisie. Tome XI (11) pour L'Anne'e MDCCXIX (1719), Partie Premiere
Amsterdam David Mortier, Libraire 1719 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket 
Small leather bound volume with banded spine, gilt lining on covers and spine, red speckled blocks, bookplate for Henricus Briggs on inside of front cover, decorated title-page printed in red and black, index to volume at rear. Leather is lightly worn at edges, binding is tight, bookplate appears to have had something pasted over and removed, pages are clean. Contents - Table des Des Livres dans la I. Partie du Tome XI: I. Extrait de la suite du XIII Tome des Actes Publics d'Angleterre; II. Le Nouveau Testament traduit en Francois & commente par Mrs De Beausobre & Lenfant; III. Lettres Anecdotes de Charles Visconti en Italien, & traduites en Francois par Mr. Aymon; IV. Cicero de Oratore, editus a Thom. Cockmanno; V. Idem editus a Zachar. Pearce; VI. Cicero de Officiis, editore Cockmanno; VII. Cicero de Finibus Bonorum & Malorum, cum ejus Paradoxis, cum notis Thom. Bentlet; VIII. Cicero de Natura Deorum, cum notis Variorum & Joan. Davisii; IX. Lactantii Epitome, cum notis ejustem; X. Voyage du Levant, par Me. De Tournefort; XI. Les Comedies de Plaute, traduuites par Mr. De Limiers; XII. Nouveaux Dialogues des Morts, etc, par Mr De Fenelon, Archeveque de Cambray; XIII. Memoires du Cardinal de Retz. Text is in French. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04415010155. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 42.60 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@bailgatebooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie