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Amyas and Ayacanora; Books Within Books; No. 2

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Nelson:

Seller ID: 000602

Condition: Very Good


Original beige spine on bright red decorated boards, no DJ. Taken from "Westward Ho". Patterned EPs with "1798" repetition. Light splash spots at top of cover, OW very good. A complicated little tale of love and war on the sea, part of the ages-old competition between England and Spain. Amyas and Ayacanora are the male and female protagonists, respectively. 125 pp. includes a map of "How the Spanish Armada went home again". A two-page catalogue lists all 39 of the Books-within-Books. ONE other listed. View more info

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Out of the Deep; Words for the Sorrowful

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Rodgers Company: 1880

Seller ID: 003074

Condition: Good Plus


Original beige, blindstamped cloth, intricately decorated in pink and silver florals. Dedication page dated 1880, with no other publishing info. Christian meditations on sin, sorrow, and death. No marks or damage except red flecks on cover corner as shown in photo. 188 pp. View more info

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The Water-Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited:

Seller ID: 007428

Condition: Very Good


Original bright blue cloth on boards. DJ missing small pieces head of spine and has a few closed tears, protected by clear plastic wrapper. Innocent DJ and front. show naked children frolicking in water. Kingsley was a clergyman who served as Chaplain to Queen Victoria as well as Professor of Modern History at Cambridge. The story first appeared in 1863. It has been called a liberal Protestant version of a religious tract, the protagonist of which is Tom,an amoral chimney-sweep. 224 pp. View more info

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The Water-Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited:

Seller ID: 009882

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. No writing. 18 full-colour plates in this colourful volume. Price-clipped DJ. Light foxing on the reverse of the DJ. 224 pp. View more info

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Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet; An Autobiography

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Daily Telegraph:

Seller ID: 010391

Condition: Good Plus


Brown 3/4 leather on vellum boards. Normal age wear to cover. No writing. This novel grew out of the Chartist movement of 1848, when the Church of England first recognized the plight of manual labourers. Kingsley was greatly influenced by Thomas Carlyle, who is the character, Mackay, in the novel. 311 pp. View more info

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The Teuton and the Roman ; Shortened and Abridged By Roger Pearson (Signed By Editor)

By: Kingsley, Rev. Prof. Charles

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Viewfield, Dunfermline, Scotland, Northern World: 1958

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 004920

Condition: Very Good


Original (revision) in light green cloth on boards. Inscribed and signed by Roger Pearson. Lectures offered in the spirit of Kingsley's disclaimer, "I am not here to teach you history. I am here to teach you how you can teach yourself history." The Dying Empire, The Human Deluge, The Gothic Civiliser, The Nemesis of the Goths, The Laws of the Lombards, The Strategy of Providence, and Index. Previous owner's name. No other writing or damage. 65 pp. View more info