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Rooke Books

16 Northumberland Place, Bath,, BA1 5AR GBR 441225448831
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We specialize in rare and decorative antiquarian books and modern first editions on all subjects.

We are a specialist antiquarian bookstore located in the middle of the historic city of Bath, in England. Our store dates from 1610 and our books date from the 1950's to even earlier than 1610. Please feel free to browse. We have a small enthusiastic team who are happy to help with any enquiries. All books are sent on approval and we guarantee our descriptions.

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Old Nursery Tales and Famous Histories

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Very Good. Book A scarce copy of Dulcken's Old Nursery Tales and Famous Histories. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Undated, presumed first.


The Poetical Works of Edward Young used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London-John Kendrick Date published: 1853

Description: Very Good. Book A collection of Young's poetry, in a fine binding. Includes: Night Thoughts, The Last Day, Love of Fame, the Universal Passion and Epistles to Mr. Pope'. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Joints starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London-Strand Magazine Date published: 1896

Description: Very Good. Book A mystery thriller by Conan Doyle taken from the serialisation in the Strand magazine. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Bound from the parts. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild bumping with discoloured marks. Internally the pages have slight browning with occasional spots or marks. Overall the condition is very good. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London-Chapman and Hall Date published: 1865

Description: Very Good. Book A copy of Dickens' classic novel, in a half calf binding. Two volumes in one. Featuring two illustrated frontispieces. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed. Hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Some scattered light foxing. Partially torn bookbinder's label to the front pastedown. Overall: GOOD. Read More

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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used book

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$154.74

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London-William P. Nimmo Date published: 1874

Description: Very Good. Book A lovely illustrated collection of Longfellow's poetry in an ornate morocco leather binding. With a frontis of the author. With an additional? colour title page. Condition: In a full morocco leather binding. Externally, shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean and bright. With a copperplate ink inscription to the front? blank. ? Overall: NEAR FINE. Read More

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The Vicar of Wakefield used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London-Kegan Paul Date published: 1891

Description: Very Good. Book Goldsmith's famous novel The Vicar of Wakefield, told in thirty-two chapters. With engraved frontispiece and vignette title page. With a preface and notes by Austin Dobson. Condition: In a half vellum? binding with decorative boards. Externally smart, with some minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot (heavier to endpapers). Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. ? Read More

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Commercial Travelling used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London-T. Fisher Unwin Date published: 1904

Description: Very Good. Book A study of the growth of commercial travelling and advice for those preparing to travel at the time. A rare early study of this subjectIncludes a publishers advert for 'four useful manuals'. Condition: In a gilt cloth binding. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and marks. Internally, ? firmly bound, bright and clean with just some scattered spotting to the first and last pages. Overall Condition: GOOD. Read More

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The Irish Church Acts, 1869 & 1872 used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: mp; 1872 Date published: 1876

Description: Very Good. Book A scarce description of decisions and acts regarding the Irish church. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, worn. The spine is lifting. The front board is held by one cord only, and could possibly detach in the post, even after careful packing. The rear board is held by the cords only. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean, with some browning. Overall: GOOD ONLY with a very good interior. Read More

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Le Theatre Chez Madame and La Souris used book

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$154.74

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Paris-Calmann Levy Date published: 1881

Description: Very Good. Book A lovely copy of the works of this French poet and? dramatist. Includes the plays Le Chevalier Trumeu and? Le Narcotique and numerous poems. With La Souris, a comedy in three acts bound in. Condition: In a half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, very smart with some shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with just the odd mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. Read More

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Spas of England used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Bath-Adams and Dart Date published: 1971

Description: Very Good. Book Cream cloth binding with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with some in text illustrations and includes a copy of? the title page and frontispiece from the first edition of 1841. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. ? There is very little waer to the extremities or the dust jacket. ? Internally the book is clean and bright throughout with no obvious marks. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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