Charles Kingsley: Kingsley’s novels: Westward Ho! / Yeast / Hypatia / Two Years Ago / Hereward the Wake / Alton Locke, 6 vols (1889-1890)


Macmillan. Leatherbound. All Kingsley’s adult novels, one per vol. Each vol. is 18.7×12.3 cm, pages between 307 & 591. Unillustrated, but frontispiece to Westward Ho! is an 1876 engraving by Charles Henry Jeens from a photograph.

Condition: Collectible – Good. Leather and gilt spine, half leather marbled boards, page edges also marbled. Spines slightly faded, some scuffing & wear to leather, stitching generally tight but a bit loose in several places, pages good with slight yellowing at end/beginning. ISBN: none. Box MC02

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.