Rooke Books

Rooke Books

The Dispensary, 8 Cleveland Pl, Bath, BA1 5DJ GBR 01225448831
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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.


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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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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used book

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$138.88

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

Description: Near Fine. Book A lovely illustrated collection of Longfellow's poetry in an ornate morocco leather binding. With a frontis of the author. With an additionalcolour 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 frontblank. Overall: NEAR FINE. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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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 INDEED. 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 vellumbinding 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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Book: Very Good

 

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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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Book: Very Good

 

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The Irish Church Acts, 1869 & 1872 used book

The Irish Church Acts, 1869 & 1872

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

Description: GOOD ONLY with a. 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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Book: Good

 

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Le Theatre Chez Madame and La Souris used book

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

Description: VERY GOOD INDEED. Book A lovely copy of the works of this French poet anddramatist. Includes the plays Le Chevalier Trumeu andLe 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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Book: Very Good

 

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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 ofthe 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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Fugitiva used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Private Circulation Date published: 1881

Description: Very Good. Book A very scarce collection of poetry printed privately. Includes poems entitled 'Sky', 'Heather', 'The Beggar' and 'The Aeolian Harp'. Condition: In a blue cloth binding. Externally sound, with some shelfwear to the head and tail of the spine only. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge tender but holding. Bookplate of Margaret Cohen to front pastedown, and her neat ink signature to title page. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Miscellanies: Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical, Contributed to Blackwood's Magazine used book

Miscellanies: Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical, Contributed to Blackwood's Magazine more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Edinburgh and London-William Blackwood and Sons Date published: 1855

Description: Fine. Book A first and only edition of this collection of Warren's legalstories contributed to Blackwood's Magazine. Printed in double columns. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, excellent with just a little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean, with just the odd smallspot or mark. Overall: FINE. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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