IDLE BOOKSELLERS

YORKSHIRE BOOKS
GEORGE GISSING

For further information on any of our books please contact us:
By post at: 7 Town Lane, Idle, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD10 8PR
by phone: (+44) (0)1274 613737
or
Site Search Engine Site Search Engine

George Gissing:
Books and Pamphlets.

Workers in the DawnThe Unclassed
DemosIsabel Clarendon
ThyrzaA Life's Morning
The Nether WorldThe Emancipated
New Grub StreetDenzil Quarrier
Born in ExileThe Odd Women
In the Year of JubileeEve's Ransom
Sleeping FiresThe Paying Guest
Three NovellasThe Whirlpool
Charles Dickens: A Critical StudyThe Town Traveller
The Crown of LifeOur Friend the Charlatan
By the Ionian SeaForster's Life of Dickens
The Private Papers of Henry RyecroftVeranilda
Will WarburtonThe House of Cobwebs
An Heiress on ConditionThe Sins of the Fathers
Critical Studies of the Works of Charles DickensThe Immortal Dickens
A Victim of CircumstancesA Yorkshire Lass
Short Stories of To-day and YesterdayBrownie
Stories & SketchesGeorge Gissing's Commonplace Book
Notes on Social DemocracyMy First Rehearsal and My Clerical Rival
Essays & FictionLondon and the Life of Literature in Late Victorian England: The Diary of George Gissing, Novelist
Six Sonnets on Shakespearean HeroinesGeorge Gissing at Work: A Study of His Notebook Extracts from my Reading
A Freak of Nature or Mr. Brogden, City ClerkGeorge Gissing's Essay on Robert Burns
George Gissing Lost Stories From AmericaThe Day of Silence and Other Stories
George Gissing's American Notebook: Notes - G.R.G.-1877The Poetry of George Gissing
George Gissing's Memorandum Book: A Novelists Notebook, 1895-1902Christopherson
An Exile's Cunning: Some Private Papers of George GissingCollected Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens
An Art Exhibition in Boston: "Elaine"- Rosenthal and TojettiCollected Short Stories


Workers in the Dawn

Remington and Co., 1880. First Edition. Three volumes. [CoustillasA1.1] Rebound in emerald green cloth, gilt. Volume One lacks contents page and has inscription dated 1885 on first prelim. Volume Two lacks all prelims except title page, which is slightly detached at bottom. Volume Three also lacks prelims except title page. Although not in original cloth this is a very nice, smart, clean set. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6097)
Catalogue number Gissing5/1 Price: 1800

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1985. [Coustillas A1.2b] Paperback. Spine and top corner of front cover creased. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6099)
Catalogue number Gissing5/2 Price: 25

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1985. [Coustillas A1.2b] Paperback. Reading crease to spine and small closed tear at top, clean copy, no inscriptions. Good+. (Inventory No. 23588)
Catalogue number Gissing5/3 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1985. [Coustillas A1.2b] Paperback. Nice clean copy, Spine uncreased but a little faded. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23589)
Catalogue number Gissing5/4 Price: 30

Edited by Robert Shafer. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First American Edition. Two volumes. [Coustillas A1.4] Original blue cloth, gilt, in orange fronted dust wrappers with photograph of Gissing. Long inscription from Robert Shafer to Rodney Robinson, with comments on Gissing and the novel. Dust wrappers chipped and torn with some loss. Very Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 6100)
Catalogue number Gissing5/5 Price: 1500

Edited by Robert Shafer. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First American Edition. Two volumes. [Coustillas A1.4] Original blue cloth, gilt. Lack dust wrappers but bright set, although both volumes cocked. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6012)
Catalogue number Gissing5/6 Price: 60

Edited by Robert Shafer. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First American Edition. Two volumes. [Coustillas A1.4] Original blue cloth, gilt. Lack dust wrappers, faint cup mark on back of Volume II but very good set. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6103)
Catalogue number Gissing5/7 Price: 95

Edited by Robert Shafer. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First American Edition. Two volumes. [Coustillas A1.4] Original blue cloth, gilt. Lack dust wrappers, small white spot on front of Volume I, cloth slightly bubbled on Volume II, spines faded but good tight set. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6104)
Catalogue number Gissing5/8 Price: 65

Edited by Robert Shafer. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First American Edition. Two volumes. [Coustillas A1.4] Original blue cloth, gilt. Lack dust wrappers, spines dulled, slight wear to spine and corners but good tight set. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23590)
Catalogue number Gissing5/9 Price: 75

New York: AMS Press, 1968. One volume reprint of 1880 edition. [Coustillas A1.5b] Black cloth. Mint. (Inventory No. 23652)
Catalogue number Gissing5/10 Price: 30

New York: AMS Press, 1968. One volume reprint of 1880 edition. [Coustillas A1.5b] Black cloth. Text block bulging slightly, decent copy with no inscriptions. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23591)
Catalogue number Gissing5/11 Price: 20


The Unclassed

Chapman and Hall Limited, 1884. First Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A2.1] Quarter leather, marbled boards. Leather spines rubbed, name on prelim of each volume, half-title missing from Volume I, nice set otherwise. Very Good. (Inventory No. 18981)
Catalogue number Gissing5/12 Price: 450

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1983. [Coustillas A2.8c] Paperback. Very nice clean copy, appears unread. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23592)
Catalogue number Gissing5/13 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1983. [Coustillas A2.8c] Paperback. Reading crease to spine, and faint crease across back cover but nice clean copy otherwise. Very Good. (Inventory No. 17443)
Catalogue number Gissing5/14 Price: 15

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976. [Coustillas A2.12] Cloth in dust wrapper. Ex-library, spine of dust wrapper very faded, book lacks ffep and has tape marks inside and out, but is nice and bright. Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 17441)
Catalogue number Gissing5/15 Price: 20


Demos

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1886. First Edition. Three Volumes. [Coustillas A3.1c] Original brown decorated cloth, brown endpapers. Ex-circulating library with labels on front boards, hinges weak, rather worn but nice set. Good+. (Inventory No. 20000)
Catalogue number Gissing5/16 Price: 650

J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., n.d. [1915] (The Wayfarer's Library) [Coustillas A3.6a] Original green cloth, gilt. Writing on endpapers but tidy copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 20560)
Catalogue number Gissing5/17 Price: 15

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1928. [Coustillas A3.7c] Original green cloth. Spine dulled and worn at top and bottom, remains of label on fep, contents very good. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23423)
Catalogue number Gissing5/18 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A3.8f] Paperback. Covers somewhat rubbed, contents very good. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23424 )
Catalogue number Gissing5/19 Price: 20

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, n.d. [1929] [Coustillas A3.10b] Original blue cloth in dust wrapper. Spine and edges of boards faded, dust wrapper chipped and slightly faded with closed tear on front. Small inscription on fep hidden by dust wrapper. Good+/Good+. (Inventory No. 6126)
Catalogue number Gissing5/20 Price: 20


Isabel Clarendon

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1969. [Coustillas A4.2a] Two Volumes. Dark blue cloth, gilt. Slightly bumped but nice set. Very Good. (Inventory No. 20559 )
Catalogue number Gissing5/21 Price: 50

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A4.2e] Two Volumes in One. Dark blue cloth, gilt. Boards slightly rubbed, very nice copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 20607 )
Catalogue number Gissing5/22 Price: 30

Edited and introduced by Pierre Coustillas. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2010. Cloth in dustwrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 24401)
Catalogue number Gissing5/23 Price: 30


Thyrza

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1895. A New Edition. [Coustillas A5.3b] Original red decorated cloth. Very worn and faded, front hinge weak, with tape marks. Reading copy. Fair. (Inventory No. 19033)
Catalogue number Gissing5/24 Price: 10

John Murray, 1907. A New Edition. [Coustillas A5.4b] Original red decorated cloth. Spine faded, corners bumped, cloth slightly bubbled but very good clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 24750)
Catalogue number Gissing5/25 Price: 30

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A5.5a] Original dark red cloth. Spine slightly faded with some spotting on boards, Boots label removed from front board. Very Good. (Inventory No. 600)
Catalogue number Gissing5/26 Price: 15

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A5.5a] Original dark red cloth. Spine slightly faded, Boots label removed from front board, date label on rear endpaper, small neat inscription on ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6130)
Catalogue number Gissing5/27 Price: 15

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A5.5a] Original dark red cloth. Spine slightly faded, boards marked, bookplate on fep. Good+. (Inventory No. 6132)
Catalogue number Gissing5/28 Price: 10

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A5.5a] Original dark red cloth. Spine faded, spotting to boards, slight foxing to title-page. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23593)
Catalogue number Gissing5/29 Price: 12

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A5.6a] Blue cloth. Edges spotted, very good tight copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23594)
Catalogue number Gissing5/30 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A5.6b] Red cloth. Ex-library with labels and stamps. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6135)
Catalogue number Gissing5/31 Price: 15

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A5.6c] Red cloth. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6136)
Catalogue number Gissing5/32 Price: 24

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1984. [Coustillas A5.6c] Red cloth. Edges grubby, slight wear to spine. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19034)
Catalogue number Gissing5/33 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1984. [Coustillas A5.6f] Paperback. Spine faded but appears unread. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6140)
Catalogue number Gissing5/34 Price: 15

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1984. [Coustillas A5.6f] Paperback. Crease across top corner of back cover, shelf wear to edges, appears unread. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6139)
Catalogue number Gissing5/35 Price: 12

Edited with an introduction by Jacob Korg. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1984. [Coustillas A5.6f] Paperback. Spine faded with slight reading crease. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19035)
Catalogue number Gissing5/36 Price: 12

Echo Library, 2006. Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 24684)
Catalogue number Gissing5/37 Price: 8

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, n.d. [1928] First American Edition. [Coustillas A5.7a] Original green cloth. Spine worn and faded, corners rubbed, inscription on half-title page. Decent readable copy. Good+. (Inventory No. 601)
Catalogue number Gissing5/38 Price: 8


A Life's Morning

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1888. First Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A6.1a] Original tan cloth, gilt. Wear to spines and corners, new (though not recent) white endpapers in volume I, Volume II has had spine (very skilfully) relaid with new yellow endpapers, Volume III has bookplate (of Dartmouth College) on original yellow front endpaper and faint sign of label removed from upper half of front board. Despite all this, a decent looking set. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19037)
Catalogue number Gissing5/39 Price: 650

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A6.5b] Original green cloth. Spine faded, ffep has been removed, half-title loose and has been repaired with tape. Good+. (Inventory No. 19038)
Catalogue number Gissing5/40 Price: 10

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1928. [Coustillas A6.5c] Original red cloth. Spine faded, boards rubbed. Front hinge cracked. Good+. (Inventory No. 6143)
Catalogue number Gissing5/41 Price: 10

With an introduction by William Plomer. Home & Van Thal, 1947. [Coustillas A6.6] Original cloth in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly chipped. Near Fine/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6144)
Catalogue number Gissing5/42 Price: 25

With an introduction by William Plomer. Home & Van Thal, 1947. [Coustillas A6.6] Original cloth in dust wrapper. Uneven fading to boards, spine dulled, dust wrapper chipped with piece missing at top of spine. Very clean internally.Very Good/ Good. (Inventory No. 6146)
Catalogue number Gissing5/43 Price: 10

With an introduction by William Plomer. Home & Van Thal, 1947. [Coustillas A6.6] Original cloth. Uneven fading to boards, spine dulled, inscription on ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6147)
Catalogue number Gissing5/44 Price: 9

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas and with historical and topographical notes by Clifford Brook. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1984. [Coustillas A6.7b] Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23597)
Catalogue number Gissing5/45 Price: 12

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas and with historical and topograpical (sic) notes by Clifford Brook. Wakefield: The Gissing Trust, 2003. Centenary Edition. [Coustillas A6.8] Green cloth, gilt. Fine. (Inventory No. 24402)
Catalogue number Gissing5/46 Price: 10


The Nether World

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1889. First Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A7.1a] Original blue decorated cloth, gilt. Ex-Brailwood Literary Institute with stamps on all title pages and numbers written on endpapers and title pages. Numbers on spines and signs of label removal on front boards. Hinges weak on all three volumes with small piece missing from front endpaper of Volume I, Volume III has one loose page. Fair. (Inventory No. 23600)
Catalogue number Gissing5/47 Price: 650

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1890. New Edition. [Coustillas A7.2] Original khaki cloth. Cloth bubbled on spine, rear hinge weak, front hinge clumsily mended. Fair. (Inventory No. 19040) 10
Catalogue number Gissing5/48 Price: 35

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1903. New Edition. [Coustillas A7.3f] Original red decorated cloth. Boards a little rubbed, spine faded, but nice copy. Very Good.
Catalogue number Gissing5/49 Price: 30

John Murray, 1903. [Coustillas A7.4] Original red decorated cloth. Spine slightly faded but nice bright copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 24748)
Catalogue number Gissing5/50 Price: 40

Edited with an introduction by John Goode. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A7.7a] Purple cloth, gilt. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23601)
Catalogue number Gissing5/51 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by John Goode. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A7.7a] Purple cloth, gilt. College stamps on fep and title page, a little rubbed. Decent copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 20952) 16
Catalogue number Gissing5/52 Price: 20

Edited with an introduction by John Goode. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A7.7d] Paperback. Spine slightly faded, some spotting inside covers else very good clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6157)
Catalogue number Gissing5/53 Price: 12.50

Edited with an introduction by John Goode. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A7.7d] Paperback. Crease across bottom corner of front cover, substantial highlighting in text throughout. Good+. (Inventory No. 6158)
Catalogue number Gissing5/54 Price: 10

Edited with an introduction by John Goode. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A7.7e] Paperback. Signs of shelf wear but appears unread, very nice clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6159)
Catalogue number Gissing5/55 Price: 16

Edited with an introduction by John Goode. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A7.7e] Paperback. Spine faded with faint reading crease. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6160)
Catalogue number Gissing5/56 Price: 15

Edited with an Introduction by Stephen Gill. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. [Coustillas A7. 8b] Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 24403)
Catalogue number Gissing5/57 Price: 6


The Emancipated

Richard Bentley and Son, 1890. First Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A8.1] Original quarter brown cloth over paper patterned boards. Name stamped on fep of each volume, small mark on rear board of Volume II. Very nice bright set. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6162)
Catalogue number Gissing5/58 Price: 500

Richard Bentley and Son, 1890. First Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A8.1] Original quarter brown cloth over paper patterned boards. A little worn with corners rubbed. All three volumes slightly cocked. Good. (Inventory No. 6163)
Catalogue number Gissing5/59 Price: 350

Edited with a new introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1977. [Coustillas A8.6b] Cloth. Spine slightly faded but very good clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19044)
Catalogue number Gissing5/60 Price: 28

Edited with a new introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1977. [Coustillas A8.6c] Violet cloth in dust wrapper. Boards slightly faded on edges, dust wrapper slightly chipped with closed tear on fore-edge. Very Good/ Very Good. (Inventory No. 6165)
Catalogue number Gissing5/61 Price: 28

Edited with a new introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1977. [Coustillas A8.6d] Dark blue cloth. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 6166)
Catalogue number Gissing5/62 Price: 30

Hogarth Press, 1985. [Coustillas A8.7] Paperback. Faint crease across top of front cover, name inside. Very Good. (Inventory No. 24404)
Catalogue number Gissing5/63 Price: 8

Chicago: Way and Williams, 1897. Third Edition. [Coustillas A8.9] Original maroon cloth but spine has been replaced and original spine, complete with lettering, laid on top. New endpapers. Inscription on first prelim, some foxing. Very Good. (Inventory No. 491)
Catalogue number Gissing5/64 Price: 40

Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1977. [Coustillas A8.11] Violet cloth in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly rubbed, inscription on ffep Very Good /Very Good. (Inventory No. 6169)
Catalogue number Gissing5/65 Price: 25


New Grub Street

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1891. Second Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A9.2] Original green cloth, gilt. Spines faded, endpapers and prelims a little foxed but unusually bright, tight set. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6171)
Catalogue number Gissing5/66 Price: 480

Smith, Elder, & Co., 1891. Second Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A9.2] Original green cloth, gilt. Worn set, which appears to have had circulating library labels removed from front boards. Cloth on spine of all three volumes is worn and very creased. Volume I. has tear and inscription to ffep. Volume II. lacks ffep and following leaf. Volume III. lacks rear endpaper with last page of text stuck to rear board. Fair. (Inventory No. 6172)
Catalogue number Gissing5/67 Price: 280

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A9.6a] Red cloth. Bottom corner of rear free endpaper cut off, otherwise extremely nice bright copy. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 532)
Catalogue number Gissing5/68 Price: 25

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A9.6a] Cloth. Spine faded, inscription on fep. Prelims a little foxed but nice looking book. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6177)
Catalogue number Gissing5/69 Price: 15

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1927. [Coustillas A9.6a] Cloth. Rather worn copy, ex-Boots Library. Boards stained, small tear at top of spine, half-title page torn. OK as reading copy. Fair. (Inventory No. 533)
Catalogue number Gissing5/70 Price: 8

With an Introduction by Morley Roberts. Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1928. [Coustillas A9.6b] Green cloth in dust wrapper. Extremely nice bright copy. Uncommon in dust wrapper. Near Fine/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19045) 30
Catalogue number Gissing5/71 Price: 15

Edited with an introduction by Bernard Bergonzi. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968. [Coustillas A9.9v] Grey cloth, pictorial dust wrapper. Unread but pages yellowing with slight shelf wear. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 21836)
Catalogue number Gissing5/72 Price: 6.50

Edited by John Halperin. Halifax: Ryburn Publishing, 1992. [Coustillas A9.10a] Green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Faint splash marks on top edge, dust wrapper slightly rubbed. Very Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 6180)
Catalogue number Gissing5/73 Price: 14

Edited by John Halperin. Halifax: Ryburn Publishing, 1992. [Coustillas A9.10b] Green Leather, gilt, in dust wrapper. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory No. 23646)
Catalogue number Gissing5/74 Price: 25

Edited with an Introduction by John Goode. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. (The World's Classics) [Coustillas A9.11a] Paperback. New copy with slight shelf wear. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 10599)
Catalogue number Gissing5/75 Price: 5

Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Classics, 1996. [Coustillas A9.12] Paperback. Very Good+.
Catalogue number Gissing5/76 Price: 2

Everyman, 1997. [Coustillas A9.13] Paperback. Reading crease to spine. Very nice copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 20562)
Catalogue number Gissing5/77 Price: 6

New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 1905. [Coustillas A9.15a] Original decorated cloth. Some wear to spine and corners, inscription on ffep, rear hinge cracked. Very Good. (inventory No. 19048)
Catalogue number Gissing5/78 Price: 75

New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 1905. [Coustillas A9.15a] Original decorated cloth. Ex-library, lacks ffep, wear to top and bottom of spine which has class number stamped on it, some splash marks in text. Good. (Inventory No. 19049)
Catalogue number Gissing5/79 Price: 28

Edited with an introduction by Irving Howe. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. [Coustillas A9.19a] Paperback. Inscription inside front cover. Clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 534)
Catalogue number Gissing5/80 Price: 8

New Grub Street, the 1901 revised text. Edited by Paul Delany. Victoria, Canada: ELS Editions, 2009. Paperback. This edition incorporates the revisions made for the French translation, never before seen by the book's English readers. New. (Inventory No. 20346)
Catalogue number Gissing5/81 Price: 20

La Nouvelle Boheme. Traduit de l'anglais par Suzanne Calbris et Pierre Coustillas. Introduction de Pierre Coustillas. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Publications de l'Universite de Lille III, 1978. [Coustillas A9.26d] Card covers in dust wrapper. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory No. 24455)
Catalogue number Gissing5/82 Price: 15

Translated into Japanese by Osamu Doi. Tokyo: Kitazawa Publishing Company, 1969. [Coustillas A9.27a] Black cloth, gilt, in slipcase. Presentation copy from Shigeru Koike to C. C. Kohler. Near Fine/Very Good+.
Catalogue number Gissing5/83 Price: 10

Translated into Japanese by Osamu Doi. Tokyo: Kitazawa Publishing Company, 1969. [Coustillas A9.27a] Black cloth, gilt, in slipcase. Near Fine/Very Good. (Inventory No. 539)
Catalogue number Gissing5/84 Price: 10

MORRIS, Richard. Decline and Rise: a play in three acts, based on George Gissing's famous novel "New Grub Street". Privately Printed, Geneve, 1973. [Coustillas A9.33] Paperback. New copy slight shelf wear. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 21835)
Catalogue number Gissing5/85 Price: 6.50


Denzil Quarrier

Lawrence & Bullen, 1892. First Edition. [Coustillas A10.1a] Original olive green cloth, gilt. Dark green endpapers. Spine and corners a little rubbed. Corner of page 45 slightly torn, not affecting text. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6186)
Catalogue number Gissing5/86 Price: 120

Edited and with an introduction and notes by John Halperin. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1979. [Coustillas A10.3b] Green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Slight wear to corners and spine, dust wrapper very slightly faded. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23612)
Catalogue number Gissing5/87 Price: 30

Edited and with an introduction and notes by John Halperin. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1979. [Coustillas A10.3b] Green cloth, gilt. Slight wear to corners and spine else very nice clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 24405)
Catalogue number Gissing5/88 Price: 25

New York: Macmillan and Co., 1892. First American Edition. [Coustillas A10.4a] Original brown decorated cloth. Front board slightly bubbled, corners bumped, spine faded and worn at top and bottom. Very Good. (Inventory No. 485)
Catalogue number Gissing5/89 Price: 55


Born in Exile

Victor Gollancz, 1970. [Coustillas A11.6] Cloth in dust wrapper. Corners bumped, edges spotted, dust wrapper faded on spine and spotted on reverse. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23616)
Catalogue number Gissing5/90 Price: 18

Edited and with an introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1978. [Coustillas A11.7a] Purple cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Slight tape marks on endpapers, front hinge splitting but a nice bright copy. Dust wrapper slightly faded on spine and small abrasion on front. Very Good /Very Good. (Inventory No. 19054)
Catalogue number Gissing5/91 Price: 30

Edited and with an introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1978. [Coustillas A11.7a] Purple cloth, gilt. Nice clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23639)
Catalogue number Gissing5/92 Price: 30

Edited and with an introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1978. [Coustillas A11.7a] Purple cloth, gilt. Ex-library with stamps, tape marks and signs of label removal on endpapers, hinges cracking. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19055)
Catalogue number Gissing5/93 Price: 20

New Introduction by Gillian Tindall. The Hogarth Press, 1985. [Coustillas A11.8a] Paperback. Inscription on ffep. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19057)
Catalogue number Gissing5/94 Price: 7

Edited by David Grylls. J. M. Dent, 1993. Paperback. (Everyman Library) [Coustillas A11.9] Nice clean unread copy. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 24406)
Catalogue number Gissing5/95 Price: 8

Edited by David Grylls. J. M. Dent, 1993. Paperback. (Everyman Library) [Coustillas A11.9] Reading crease to spine but nice clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23617)
Catalogue number Gissing5/96 Price: 6.50


The Odd Women

Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A12.5a] Original red cloth. Spine worn and very faded, inscription on ffep. Decent copy. Good+. (Inventory No. 6632)
Catalogue number Gissing5/97 Price: 10

Anthony Blond, 1968. (Doughty Library) [Coustillas A12.6] Cloth in dust wrapper. Review copy in lovely, clean (probably unread) condition. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory No. 6633)
Catalogue number Gissing5/98 Price: 20

Introduction by Margaret Walters. Virago Press Limited, 1995. (Virago Modern Classics) [Coustillas A12.7h] Paperback. Nice clean unread copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19320)
Catalogue number Gissing5/99 Price: 5

New York: Macmillan and Co. 1893. First American edition. [Coustillas A12.10] Original decorated cloth. Spine dulled, corners and spine a little worn, name on ffep but clean tight copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 236180
Catalogue number Gissing5/100 Price: 75

New York: W. W. Norton & Company Inc., 1978. [Coustillas A12.13f] Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19059)
Catalogue number Gissing5/101 Price: 5

Femmes en trop. Traduction de Pierre Coustillas et Suzanne Calbris. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires de Lille, 1982. [Coustillas A12.18] Card covers. Presentation copy from Pierre Coustillas. Spine and rear cover faded. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6638)
Catalogue number Gissing5/102 Price: 10

Die Uberzahligen Frauen. Ins deutche ubertragen von Karina Of. Cadolzburg: ars vivendi verlag, 1997. [Coustillas A12.20a] Cloth in dust wrapper. Near Fine/ Near Fine. (Inventory No. 6639)
Catalogue number Gissing5/103 Price: 10

MEYER, Michael. The Odd Women: a play after the novel by George Gissing. Samuel French, 1993. [Coustillas A12.22] Paperback. Clean unused copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6640)
Catalogue number Gissing5/104 Price: 6

MEYER, Michael. The Odd Women: a play after the novel by George Gissing. Samuel French, 1993. [Coustillas A12.22] Paperback. Covers slightly browned. Inscribed by author "To Bruce with Love Michael". Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19061)
Catalogue number Gissing5/105 Price: 6

MEYER, Michael. The Odd Women: a play after the novel by George Gissing. Poster for the Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre Company production, 1992. Near Fine.
Catalogue number Gissing5/106 Price: 10

MEYER, Michael. The Odd Women: a play after the novel by George Gissing. Programme for the Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre Company production, 1992. Wrappers. Very Good+.
Catalogue number Gissing5/107 Price: 5


In the Year of Jubilee

Lawrence and Bullen, 1894. First Edition. Three volumes. [Coustillas A13.1] Original blue/green cloth, gilt. Spines faded and worn, front boards have had circulating library label removed and are generally a little grubby, corners rubbed. A well-read, rather worn set. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6643)
Catalogue number Gissing5/108 Price: 600

Lawrence and Bullen, 1895. [Coustillas A13.2b] Original maroon cloth, gilt. Spine worn, corners bumped, front hinge cracked, piece cut out at top of first page (not affecting text). Good+. (Inventory No. 19062)
Catalogue number Gissing5/109 Price: 15

Lawrence and Bullen, 1894. [Coustillas A13.2c] Handsomely rebound in quarter maroon leather with marbled boards, gilt titling and decoration on spine. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6645)
Catalogue number Gissing5/110 Price: 75

Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A13.4b] Original red cloth. Worn and rubbed, bookplate on fep, inscription on ffep, rear hinge starting to crack, some foxing to prelims. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6647)
Catalogue number Gissing5/111 Price: 15

With an introduction by William Plomer. Watergate Classics Ltd. [Coustillas A13.5a] Original green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Neat inscription on ffep. Dust wrapper slightly rubbed and price-clipped. Very nice clean copy. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19066)
Catalogue number Gissing5/112 Price: 20

With an introduction by William Plomer. Watergate Classics Ltd. [Coustillas A13.5b] Original blue cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly rubbed. Very nice clean copy. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19067)
Catalogue number Gissing5/113 Price: 20

With new introduction by John Halperin. Hogarth Press, 1987. [Coustillas A13.8] Paperback. Spotting to edges, appears unread. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23619)
Catalogue number Gissing5/114 Price: 10

Edited by Paul Delany. With notes by Jon Paul Henry. J. M. Dent, 1994. (Everyman Library) [Coustillas A13.9] Paperback. Unread copy, slight shelf wear. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19138)
Catalogue number Gissing5/115 Price: 10

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First American Edition. [Coustillas A13.10a] Original green decorated cloth. Spine a little dulled, 10cm crease across front board and bottom corner bent, faint inscription on ffep, otherwise nice clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 6653)
Catalogue number Gissing5/116 Price: 25

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First American Edition. [Coustillas A13.10] Half leather with marbled boards. Ownership stamps inside, damp marks round edge of first few pages, lacks most of spine, text solid and readable. Reading copy. (Inventory No. 20953).
Catalogue number Gissing5/117 Price: 5

With a new introduction by Gillian Tindall and textual notes by P. F. Kropholler. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976. [Coustillas A13.13] Dark blue cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Inscription on fep, sign of bookplate removal on ffep. Dust wrapper slightly rubbed and creased. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6655)
Catalogue number Gissing5/118 Price: 40

New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1982. [Coustillas A13.14] Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 6657)
Catalogue number Gissing5/119 Price: 12


Eve's Ransom

Lawrence & Bullen, 1895. First Edition. [Coustillas A14.1a] Original maroon cloth. Spine worn, lacks ffep, front hinge crudely repaired, damp stains on rear endpapers. Good. (Inventory No. 19068)
Catalogue number Gissing5/120 Price: 12

Lawrence & Bullen, 1895. Second Edition. [Coustillas A14.2c] Original maroon cloth. A little cocked and slightly worn, lacks ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7134)
Catalogue number Gissing5/121 Price: 25

Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A14.4a] Original red cloth. Spine a little discoloured and worn, corners rubbed, small hole in ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 496)
Catalogue number Gissing5/122 Price: 25

Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A14.4b] Original red cloth. Slightly cocked, some spotting. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7133)
Catalogue number Gissing5/123 Price: 25

Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A14.4b] Original red cloth. Spine dulled with tiny closed tear at bottom, some spotting. Very Good.
Catalogue number Gissing5/124 Price: 25

Ernest Benn Ltd., 1929. (Benn's Essex Library) [Coustillas A14.5c] Brown cloth, gilt. University book plate on fep, name on ffep. Decent copy, nice and bright. Very Good. (Inventory No. 20563)
Catalogue number Gissing5/125 Price: 12

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First American Edition. [Coustillas A14.7a] Original green decorated cloth. Spine a little dulled and worn at top and bottom, name on fep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7138)
Catalogue number Gissing5/126 Price: 25

Il Riscatto di Eva. Traduzione, cura e introduzione di Maria Terasa Chialant. Napoli: Liguori Editore, 2005. Card covers. New. (Inventory No. 23671)
Catalogue number Gissing5/127 Price: 20


Sleeping Fires

With a new preface by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A15.4] Maroon cloth. Very Nice clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 20379).
Catalogue number Gissing5/128 Price: 12

With a new preface by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1974. [Coustillas A15.4] Maroon cloth. Tape marks on endpapers, name on ffep, clean copy otherwise. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19070).
Catalogue number Gissing5/129 Price: 10


The Paying Guest

Cassell and Company, Limited, 1895. First Edition. [Coustillas A16.1b] Original mustard decorated cloth. A little rubbed and dulled, scuff mark on top left hand corner of rear board. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7142)
Catalogue number Gissing5/130 Price: 80

Cassell and Company, Limited, 1895. First Edition. [Coustillas A16.1c] Original mustard decorated cloth. A little rubbed, inscription on fep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7143)
Catalogue number Gissing5/131 Price: 80

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Ian Fletcher. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A16.2] Blue cloth. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 18948)
Catalogue number Gissing5/132 Price: 15

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Ian Fletcher. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A16.2] Blue cloth. Tape marks on endpapers, name on ffep. Nice clean copy otherwise. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19071)
Catalogue number Gissing5/133 Price: 12

Introduzione e note di Francesco Badolato. Treviso: Edizioni Canova, 1973. [Coustillas A16.5] Paperback. Text in English, introduction and notes in Italian. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 7144)
Catalogue number Gissing5/134 Price: 5

Edited by Tsutomu Ueda. Tokyo: Kinseido Ltd., n.d. Paperback. [Coustillas A16.6] Text in English, notes in Japanese. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 17444)
Catalogue number Gissing5/135 Price: 5


Three Novellas

Contains Eves Ransom, Sleeping Fires and The Paying Guest. Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Grayswood , Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2011. Cloth in dustwrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 24407)
Catalogue number Gissing5/136 Price: 30


The Whirlpool

Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd., 1897. First Edition. [Coustillas A17.1a] Original cloth. Corners bumped, spine faded and worn, cloth creased at top of front board, names on both front endpapers so only fair copy of first edition. Fair. (Inventory No. 632)
Catalogue number Gissing5/137 Price: 15

Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd., 1897. Second Edition. [Coustillas A17.2b] Original maroon cloth, gilt. Spine worn and dulled, corners bumped, name stamped on ffep. Reading copy. Fair. (Inventory No. 19079)
Catalogue number Gissing5/138 Price: 10

Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd., 1897. Second Edition. [Coustillas A17.2b] Rebound in half leather and maroon cloth with gilt titling and decoration to spine. Marbled endpapers. Corners and spine rubbed, fep slightly damaged, slight foxing to inside. Very Good. (Inventory No. 633)
Catalogue number Gissing5/139 Price: 12

Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A17.5a] Original red cloth. Spine faded, boards nice and bright, damp stain on bottom left hand corner of rear board has splashed red colouring on edges and fep, lacks ffep. Good+. (Inventory No. 636)
Catalogue number Gissing5/140 Price: 15

Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., 1911. [Coustillas A17.5a] Original red cloth. Spine faded, corners rubbed, boards stained, hinges weak. Reading copy. Fair. (Inventory 635)
Catalogue number Gissing5/141 Price: 6.50

With an Introduction by Myfanwy Evans. Watergate Classics Limited, 1948. [Coustillas A17.6a] Original orange cloth, gilt. Clean and bright. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 638)
Catalogue number Gissing5/142 Price: 8

Edited and with a new introduction and notes by Patrick Parrinder. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1977. [Coustillas A17.7a] Cloth in dust wrapper. New copy received from the publishers all those years ago, so some shelf wear. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory No. 7151)
Catalogue number Gissing5/143 Price: 15

Edited and with a new introduction and notes by Patrick Parrinder. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1977. [Coustillas A17.7a] Cloth. One or two faint scratches on boards but excellent unread copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23620)
Catalogue number Gissing5/144 Price: 10

Edited by William Greenslade. J. M. Dent, 1997 (Everyman's Library) [CoustillasA19.9] Paperback. Lovely clean unread copy. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 23621)
Catalogue number Gissing5/145 Price: 8

Edited by William Greenslade. J. M. Dent, 1997 (Everyman's Library) [CoustillasA19.9] Paperback. Reading crease to spine. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19398)
Catalogue number Gissing5/146 Price: 5

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1897. First American Edition. [Coustillas A17.10b] Original decorated cloth. Spine darkened, cloth a little rubbed, corners slightly worn, name on ffep but nice copy of an attractive item. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23622) 40
Catalogue number Gissing5/147 Price: 12

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1897. First American Edition. [Coustillas A17.10] Rebound in brown cloth, gilt. Ex-library with stamps and date label but decent copy for reading or study. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23623)
Catalogue number Gissing5/148 Price: 8

New York: AMS Press, 1969. [Coustillas A17.12] Cloth. Reprint of First American Edition of 1897. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 639)
Catalogue number Gissing5/149 Price: 15


Charles Dickens: A Critical Study

Blackie & Son, Limited, 1898. First Edition. [Coustillas A19.1a] Original maroon decorated cloth. Slight wear to top and bottom of spine, inscriptions on both sides of ffep, endpapers browned. Very nice bright copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 1398)
Catalogue number Gissing5/150 Price: 15

Blackie & Son, Limited, 1898. First Edition. [Coustillas A19.1a] Original maroon decorated cloth. Spine worn and faded, corners rubbed, endpapers slightly browned. Very Good. (Inventory No. 24826)
Catalogue number Gissing5/151 Price: 10

With Topographical Illustrations by F. G. Kitton. The Gresham Publishing Company, 1903. (The Imperial Edition) [Coustillas A19.3b] Original red decorated cloth, gilt. Spine slightly faded but boards nice and bright, spotting to edges. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 463)
Catalogue number Gissing5/152 Price: 8

With Topographical Illustrations by F. G. Kitton. Coloured frontispiece by E. W. Haslehust. Also includes Dickens-Land by J. A. Nicklin and A Dictionary of Characters, Places etc in the novels and stories of Dickens. The Gresham Publishing Company, [Coustillas A19.3] Blue cloth, gilt. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23704)
Catalogue number Gissing5/153 Price: 8

Edited and Introduced by Simon J. James, Afterword by David Parker. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2004. (Collected Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens, Volume 2) [Coustillas A58c] Green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 5067)
Catalogue number Gissing5/154 Price: 25

Edited and Introduced by Simon J. James, Afterword by David Parker. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2004. (Collected Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens, Volume 2) [Coustillas A58d] Paperback. Mint. (Inventory No. 20682)
Catalogue number Gissing5/155 Price: 15

Stroud: Nonsuch Publishing, 2007. Paperback. Titlepage creased. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15104)
Catalogue number Gissing5/156 Price: 5

Translated into Japanese by Shigero Koike and Ryota Kanayama. Shubun International, 1988. [Coustillas A19.12b] Paperback. Signed by authors and inscribed to Gillian Tindall. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23705)
Catalogue number Gissing5/157 Price: 10


The Town Traveller

Methuen & Co., 1898. First Edition. [Coustillas A20.1a] Original red cloth, gilt. Spine faded, marks on rear board, worming to rear of spine, bright copy otherwise, inscriptions on half title page. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7155)
Catalogue number Gissing5/158 Price: 25

Methuen & Co., 1898. First Edition. [Coustillas A20.1c] Original red cloth, gilt. Worn, rubbed and a little cocked, lacks ffep, sign of label removal on fep. Good+. (Inventory No. 606)
Catalogue number Gissing5/159 Price: 8

Methuen & Co., 1898. Second Edition. [Coustillas A20.2] Rebound in red cloth, gilt. Spine faded, inscription on ffep, publisher's catalogue lacks pp 1-4. Nice clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 607) 8
Catalogue number Gissing5/160 Price: 20

Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927. [Coustillas A20.5a] Original red cloth, gilt. Spine faded but a very good clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 609)
Catalogue number Gissing5/161 Price: 8

Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927. [Coustillas A20.5b] Card covers. Slightly worn but very good copy of unusual item. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23627)
Catalogue number Gissing5/162 Price: 30

The Library Press Ltd., n.d. (The Minerva Edition of Modern Authors) [Coustillas A20.6a] Original marbled brown imitation leather, gilt, with ribbon bookmark. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 612)
Catalogue number Gissing5/163 Price: 8

Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1956. [Coustillas A20.7] Maroon cloth in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper rubbed and slightly chipped. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 614)
Catalogue number Gissing5/164 Price: 8

Edited and with an introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1981. [Coustillas A20.8b] Cloth. Shelf wear. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 24408)
Catalogue number Gissing5/165 Price: 12

Edited and with an introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1981. [Coustillas A20.8c] Paperback. Slight shelf wear but clean unread copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19319)
Catalogue number Gissing5/166 Price: 12

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1898. First American Edition. [Coustillas A20.9a] Original green, red and black pictorial cloth. Some wear to spine but a very good copy of a very attractive book. Very Good. (Inventory No. 608)
Catalogue number Gissing5/167 Price: 40


The Crown of Life

Methuen & Co., 1899. First Edition. [Coustillas A21.1b] Original red cloth, gilt. Spine slightly worn and faded, slight foxing to prelims but a nice copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7161)
Catalogue number Gissing5/168 Price: 30

Methuen & Co., 1927. [Coustillas A21.3c] Card covers. Slightly rubbed, some spotting to prelims but a nice copy of unusual edition. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23628)
Catalogue number Gissing5/169 Price: 35

Edited and with an introduction by Michel Ballard. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1978. [Coustillas A21.4b] Cloth in dust wrapper. Very nice clean copy in faded dust wrapper. Very Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23629)
Catalogue number Gissing5/170 Price: 45

Edited and with an introduction by Michel Ballard. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1978. [Coustillas A21.4b] Cloth. Ex-college library with label on ffep, stamps on reverse of title page and tape marks on endpapers. Very Good. (Inventory No. 18142)
Catalogue number Gissing5/171 Price: 35

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First American Edition. [Coustillas A21.5a] Original green decorated cloth. Some wear to bottom of spine, small mark on rear board, front hinge starting to crack, name on ffep otherwise a very bright clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 470)
Catalogue number Gissing5/172 Price: 50

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First American Edition. [Coustillas A21.5b] Original red decorated cloth. Spine a little worn and faded, sign of label removal from fep otherwise a very bright clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 7160)
Catalogue number Gissing5/173 Price: 50


Our Friend the Charlatan

Chapman and Hall, Ld., 1901. First Edition. [Coustillas A22.1a] Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Spine slightly worn and faded, bookplate on fep but an unusually good copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 7126)
Catalogue number Gissing5/174 Price: 100

Chapman and Hall, Ld., 1901. First Edition. [Coustillas A22.1] Rebound in blue-black cloth with gilt titling on leather label on spine, top edge gilt. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 7124)
Catalogue number Gissing5/175 Price: 40

Edited with a new introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1976. [Coustillas A22.4] Cloth in dust wrapper. Very nice clean copy, slight spotting to edges. Dust wrapper faded on spine and a little edge worn. Very Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23632)
Catalogue number Gissing5/176 Price: 32

Edited with a new introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1976. [Coustillas A22.4] Cloth. Slight edge wear, a few faint marks on boards including cup mark on front, contents sound and clean. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23633)
Catalogue number Gissing5/177 Price: 28

Edited with a new introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Hassocks: The Harvester Press, 1976. [Coustillas A22.4] Cloth. Ex-library with stamps on reverse of title-page and endpapers but decent copy, quite presentable. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19459)
Catalogue number Gissing5/178 Price: 25

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1901. First American Edition. [Coustillas A22.5c] Original blue-grey decorated cloth. Spine very worn and faded, inscription and library stamp on ffep, title page starting to detach at bottom otherwise a very good copy. Good+. (Inventory No. 556)
Catalogue number Gissing5/179 Price: 40

New York: AMS Press, 1969. [Coustilles A22.7b] Cloth. Very nice clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23634)
Catalogue number Gissing5/180 Price: 25

Edited with a new introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976. [Coustillas A22.8] Cloth in dust wrapper. Very nice clean copy, slight edge wear to dust wrapper. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23636)
Catalogue number Gissing5/181 Price: 40

Edited with a new introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976. [Coustillas A22.8] Cloth in dust wrapper. Inscription on ffep. Very Good+/Very Good+.
Catalogue number Gissing5/182 Price: 60

Edited with a new introduction and notes by Pierre Coustillas. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976. [Coustillas A22.8] Cloth in dust wrapper. Ex-library. Tape marks to endpapers, ffep cut out, stamp on title-page, text clean and sound. Dust wrapper slightly faded on spine but very good Good +/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23635)
Catalogue number Gissing5/183 Price: 18


By the Ionian Sea

With eight illustrations in colour by Leo de Littrow and others in black and white. Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1901. First Edition. [Coustillas A23.1a] Original ivory white cloth, gilt, top edge gilt. Boards discoloured with small splash marks, contents somewhat foxed but a very good copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23000)
Catalogue number Gissing5/184 Price: 120

With eight illustrations in colour by Leo de Littrow and others in black and white. Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1901. First Edition. [Coustillas A23.1a] Original ivory white cloth, gilt, top edge gilt. Spine repaired, with glue marks showing, and original spine laid on top. New endpapers with bookplate (of the poet Laura Riding) laid in. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15423)
Catalogue number Gissing5/185 Price: 90

With eight illustrations in colour by Leo de Littrow and others in black and white. Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1901. First Edition. [Coustillas A23.1b] Original green cloth, gilt. Spine discoloured and worn, corners and board edges rubbed, sign of label removal from front board, front hinge weakening, some foxing. Good+. (Inventory No. 15425)
Catalogue number Gissing5/186 Price: 40

With eight illustrations in colour by Leo de Littrow and others in black and white. Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1901. First Edition. [Coustillas A23.1b] Ex-library in library binding. Cup mark on front board, stamp on reverse of title-page, sign of label removal on ffep. Lacks one plate (Lacinian Promontory), some foxing. Fair. (Inventory No. 23641)
Catalogue number Gissing5/187 Price: 15

Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1905. New and Cheaper Edition. Illustrated. [Coustillas A23.2a] Original green decorated cloth, gilt. Spine faded. Small number stamped in red on ffep. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15428) 30
Catalogue number Gissing5/188 Price: 40

Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1905. Second impression of New and Cheaper Edition. Illustrated. [Coustillas A23.2b] Original green decorated cloth, gilt. Spine faded and split, boards a little rubbed and marked, some foxing to prelims. Good+. (Inventory No. 15429)
Catalogue number Gissing5/189 Price: 20

Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1917. [Coustillas A23.3a] Original blue cloth, gilt. Faint stain on rear board, shading and inscription to endpapers, slight foxing, Nice bright copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15430)
Catalogue number Gissing5/190 Price: 8

Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1917. [Coustillas A23.3b] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine dulled, inscription on ffep, nice clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15431)
Catalogue number Gissing5/191 Price: 8

Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1921. [Coustillas A23.4a] Original blue cloth, gilt. Ex-school library with stamp on rear endpaper, classification number on spine and pocket on fep. Nice and clean. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15432)
Catalogue number Gissing5/192 Price: 8

Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1921. [Coustillas A23.4b] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine very dulled. Nice and clean. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15433)
Catalogue number Gissing5/193 Price: 8

With a biographical foreword by Frank Swinnerton. The Richards Press, 1956. [Coustillas A23.6a] Original green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Shading to endpapers, spine slightly dulled, dust wrapper price clipped, chipped and torn with loss. Very Good+/Fair. (Inventory No. 15435)
Catalogue number Gissing5/194 Price: 8

With a biographical foreword by Frank Swinnerton. The Richards Press, 1956. [Coustillas A23.6a] Original green cloth, gilt. Slight shading to endpapers, spine very slightly dulled, book a little cocked. Both front board and top edge have been affected by damp, decent copy all the same. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15436)
Catalogue number Gissing5/195 Price: 8

With a biographical foreword by Frank Swinnerton. The Richards Press, 1956. [Coustillas A23.6b] Original emerald green cloth in dust wrapper. Slight shading to endpapers, dust wrapper price clipped, chipped and torn, with some loss. Very Good/Fair. (Inventory No. 456)
Catalogue number Gissing5/196 Price: 8

With a biographical foreword by Frank Swinnerton. Icon Books Limited, 1961. [Coustillas A23.7] Paperback. A little wear to top and bottom of spine, very small inscription on half title page, pages browning (poor quality paper) but very good copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15437)
Catalogue number Gissing5/197 Price: 4

With a biographical foreword by Frank Swinnerton. John Baker for The Richards Press, 1963. [Coustillas A23.8] Original greenish grey cloth in dust wrapper. Piece 3cms x 4cms torn from bottom of pp 113-114 with slight loss of text (photocopy included). Otherwise very good+ in price clipped and slightly rubbed dust wrapper. Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15438)
Catalogue number Gissing5/198 Price: 8

Privately printed. Loanhead, 1992. [Coustillas A23.10b] Blue cloth, gilt, in original white paper wrapper. Edition limited to 45 copies, designed and hand-set by Alan Anderson and produced at the Tragara Press. Printed on Abbey Mills laid paper and numbered. With erratum slip. Fine. (Inventory No. 24941)
Catalogue number Gissing5/199 Price: 75

Marlboro, Vermont: The Marlboro Press, n.d. [1991] [Coustillas A23.17] Paperback. Fine. (Inventory No. 15440)
Catalogue number Gissing5/200 Price: 5

Sur les rives de la mer Ionienne. Traduction et presentation par Helene & Pierre Coustillas. Villeneuve d'Ascq (Nord): Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 1997. [Coustillas A23.29] Paperback. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 461)
Catalogue number Gissing5/201 Price: 8

Am Ionischen Meer. Ubersetzung aus dem Englischen von Karina Of. Geleitwort von Pierre Coustillas. Nachwort von Wulfhard Stahl. Schellenberg, Liechtenstein: wiborada, 2003. [Coustillas A23.30] Paperback. Fine. (Inventory No. 15441)
Catalogue number Gissing5/202 Price: 10


Forster's Life of Dickens

Abridged and revised by George Gissing. With portraits, illustrations, and facsimiles. Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1903. First Edition. [Coustillas A24.1a] Original blue decorated cloth, gilt. Spine worn at top and bottom, boards slightly marked, front hinge cracked, adhesive stamp of Dickens on ffep. Good+. (Inventory No. 15877)
Catalogue number Gissing5/203 Price: 10

Abridged and revised by George Gissing. With portraits, illustrations, and facsimiles. Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1903. First Edition. [Coustillas A24.1e] Blue decorated cloth. Spine worn at top and bottom, boards slightly marked, prize label on fep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23642)
Catalogue number Gissing5/204 Price: 10

Abridged and Revised by George Gissing, Edited and Introduced by Christine DeVine, Afterword by James A. Davies. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2005. (Collected Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens, Volume 3) [Coustillas A58] Purple cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 5069)
Catalogue number Gissing5/205 Price: 25

Abridged and Revised by George Gissing, Edited and Introduced by Christine DeVine, Afterword by James A. Davies. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2005. (Collected Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens, Volume 3) Paperback. [Coustillas A58] Mint. (Inventory No. 5070)
Catalogue number Gissing5/206 Price: 15


The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1903. First Edition. [Coustillas A25.1a] Original green cloth, gilt. Corners rubbed, boards marked, slight spotting to prelims and page edges but decent copy of first edition. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19166)
Catalogue number Gissing5/207 Price: 38

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1903. First Edition. [Coustillas A25.1a] Original green cloth, gilt. Corners rubbed, spine worn and slightly torn, Grosvenor Gallery Library label on rear board, inscription and crossing out on ffep, slight spotting. Good+. (Inventory No. 562)
Catalogue number Gissing5/208 Price: 25

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1903. Second Impression [Coustillas A25.2] Original green cloth, gilt. Spine worn at top and bottom, corners rubbed, boards slightly stained, hinges weak but a good clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 564)
Catalogue number Gissing5/209 Price: 12

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1903. Third Impression [Coustillas A25.3] Original green cloth, gilt. Spine worn at top and bottom, corners rubbed, boards slightly stained but a good clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23728)
Catalogue number Gissing5/210 Price: 12

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1904. Fifth Impression [Coustillas A25.5b] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine faded and slightly torn at top and botttom, corners rubbed, small inscription on ffep, some spotting. Good+. (Inventory No. 792)
Catalogue number Gissing5/211 Price: 8

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1904. Fifth Impression [Coustillas A25.5c] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine slightly worn at top and botttom, corners rubbed, small inscription on ffep, some spotting. Very Good. (Inventory No. 568)
Catalogue number Gissing5/212 Price: 8

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1904. Sixth Impression [Coustillas A25.6a] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine worn, corners rubbed, bookplate on fep, slight spotting. Very Good. (Inventory No. 569)
Catalogue number Gissing5/213 Price: 8

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1905. Pocket Edition. [Coustillas A25.7b] Original blue/green cloth, gilt. Shading on ffep, bright tight copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23755)
Catalogue number Gissing5/214 Price: 10

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1906. Pocket Edition. [Coustillas A25.8a] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine dulled and a little worn, name on ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23756)
Catalogue number Gissing5/215 Price: 8

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1907. Pocket Edition. [Coustillas A25.10b] Original green leather, gilt. Leather spine faded and worn, corners rubbed but attractive little book. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23757)
Catalogue number Gissing5/216 Price: 12.50

Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, n.d [1908] (Constable's 6d. series) [Coustillas A25.11a] Original wrappers. Wrappers slightly worn, pages somewhat browned with age but very good for a Sixpenny. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23758)
Catalogue number Gissing5/217 Price: 20

Constable & Co. Limited, 1912. [Coustillas A25.16a] Quarter cream cloth over brown paper covered boards. Name on ffep, a little bumped and faded but nice copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23765)
Catalogue number Gissing5/218 Price: 10

Constable & Co. Limited, 1912. [Coustillas A25.16b] Original dark red cloth, gilt. Spine a little faded, corners slightly bumped, name crossed out on reverse of ffep, attractive copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23427)
Catalogue number Gissing5/219 Price: 15

Constable & Co. Limited, 1912. [Coustillas A25.16] Rebound in dark red cloth. Ex-library with label and stamps and class number on spine. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23766)
Catalogue number Gissing5/220 Price: 6

Constable & Company Ltd, n.d [1913] (Constable's 6d. Series) [Coustillas A25.17a] Original wrappers. Front wrapper detached and badly chipped, rear cover chipped, both discoloured. Pages browned and brittle with top right-hand corners creased where folded over. Poor. (Inventory No. 23771)
Catalogue number Gissing5/221 Price: 8

Constable & Company Ltd, n.d [1913] (Constable's 6d. Series) [Coustillas A25.17b] Original wrappers. Wrappers slightly worn with small damp stain on rear cover but very good for a Sixpenny. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23630)
Catalogue number Gissing5/222 Price: 20

Constable & Company Ltd, 1914. [Coustillas A25.18a] Original green cloth, gilt. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23767)
Catalogue number Gissing5/223 Price: 5

Constable & Company Ltd, 1914. [Coustillas A25.18k] Original green suede, gilt, pictorial endpapers. Spine and edges worn but attractive copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23768)
Catalogue number Gissing5/224 Price: 12

Constable & Company Ltd, 1914. [Coustillas A25.18m] Original purple leather, gilt. Leather binding a little worn, faded on spine, top corner of ffep cut off but still an attractive book. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23769)
Catalogue number Gissing5/225 Price: 12

Constable and Co. Limited, 1918. [Coustillas A25.20a] Original light blue cloth, gilt. Spine dulled, corners rubbed, name on ffep, decent copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23770)
Catalogue number Gissing5/226 Price: 4.50

Constable and Co. Limited, 1923. [Coustillas A25.22a] Original light blue cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Gift inscription on ffep, but nice bright copy in very good dustwrapper. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23772)
Catalogue number Gissing5/227 Price: 10

Constable and Co. Limited, 1926. [Coustillas A25.23] Original light blue cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Gift inscription on ffep, nice bright copy in very good dustwrapper. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23773)
Catalogue number Gissing5/228 Price: 10

Constable and Co. Limited, 1928. (Constable's Miscellany) [Coustillas A25.24d] Original light blue cloth, gilt. Name on ffep, spine faded, corners bumped some pencil underlining in text but decent copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23775)
Catalogue number Gissing5/229 Price: 5

Constable and Co. Limited, 1928. (Constable's Miscellany) [Coustillas A25.24e] Original light blue cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Neat inscription on ffep, spine of dust wrapper faded. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23774)
Catalogue number Gissing5/230 Price: 10

Constable & Co. Limited, 1939. [Coustillas A25.25b] Original turquoise cloth. Spine worn, corners rubbed, boards marked, a few pencil marks in text, inscription on ffep. Good+. (Inventory No. 584)
Catalogue number Gissing5/231 Price: 5

Foreword by Cecil Chisholm. Phoenix House Ltd, 1953. [Coustillas A25.26] Red cloth in dust wrapper. Nice clean copy. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 24445)
Catalogue number Gissing5/232 Price: 12.50

Foreword by Cecil Chisholm. Phoenix House Ltd, 1953. [Coustillas A25.26] Red cloth. Spine dulled, library stamp on reverse of title-page and embossed stamp on front board but nice clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 587)
Catalogue number Gissing5/233 Price: 5

Classics Book Club, 1954. [Coustillas A25.27] Pink cloth. Spine faded, decent copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23722)
Catalogue number Gissing5/234 Price: 5

Foreword by Cecil Chisholm. Dent, 1964. (Everyman's Library) [Coustillas A25.29] Green cloth in dust wrapper. Gilt on spine dulled but very good clean copy in decent dust wrapper. Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory No. 23723)
Catalogue number Gissing5/235 Price: 8

Introduction by John Stewart Collis. With bibliographical notes by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1982. [Coustillas A25.30b] Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19086)
Catalogue number Gissing5/236 Price: 12.50

Edited with an introduction by Mark Storey. Oxford: Oxford University Press (The World's Classics), 1987. [Coustillas A25.31a] Paperback. Clean bright copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23724)
Catalogue number Gissing5/237 Price: 5

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. n.d. [1915] (Wayfarer's Library) [Coustillas A25.40d] Brown cloth. Bookplate on fep, spine slightly dulled but a nice copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 580)
Catalogue number Gissing5/238 Price: 8

New York: The New American Library (Signet Classics), 1961. [Coustillas A25.49] Paperback. Covers and edges slightly browned, name and ink block on ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23725)
Catalogue number Gissing5/239 Price: 3.50

Translated into Japanese by Shintaro Nakanishi. Tokyo: Shincho Library, n.d. [Coustillas A25.55b] Original paper cover in rexine wrapper. Inscription on title page. Title page loose. Good+.
Catalogue number Gissing5/240 Price: 5

De intieme geschriften van Henry Ryecroft. Vertaald van een nawoord voorzien door Geerten Meijsing. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij de Arbeiderspers, 1989. [Coustillas A25.56c] Paperback. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 23726)
Catalogue number Gissing5/241 Price: 15

Il giornale intimo di Henry Ryecroft. Bari: Edizioni Paoline, 1957. [Coustillas A25.58a10] Original green cloth. Pages browning slightly, boards nice and bright. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23727)
Catalogue number Gissing5/242 Price: 12

Les Carnets d'Henry Ryecroft. Introduction, traduction et notes par Pierre Coustillas. Paris: Aubier-Montaigne, 1966. Paperback. [Coustillas A25.59] Bilingual edition with introduction and notes in French. Very Good +. (Inventory No. 19679)
Catalogue number Gissing5/243 Price: 15


Veranilda

Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1904. First Edition. [Coustillas A26.1a] Original red cloth, gilt. Spine and corners worn. Some foxing but very good copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 3319)
Catalogue number Gissing5/244 Price: 17.50

Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1905. [Coustillas A26.2a] Original red cloth, gilt. Spine worn at top and creased above publisher's name, foxing throughout. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15443)
Catalogue number Gissing5/245 Price: 15

Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1905. [Coustillas A26.2b] Original red cloth, gilt. Ex-Reference library with stamps and marks but very clean. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15444)
Catalogue number Gissing5/246 Price: 12

Oxford University Press, 1929. (The World's Classics) [Coustillas A26.3a] Original green cloth, gilt. Clean bright copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 23643)
Catalogue number Gissing5/247 Price: 15

Oxford University Press, 1929. (The World's Classics) [Coustillas A26.3a] Original green cloth, gilt. Very Good. (Inventory No. 22023) 8.50
Catalogue number Gissing5/248 Price: 15

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1987. [Coustillas A26.4] Dark grey cloth. Very nice clean copy. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 2592)
Catalogue number Gissing5/249 Price: 25

New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1905. Second Impression. [Coustillas A26.6b] Original decorated cloth. Name rubbed out on ffep making two small holes, front hinge cracked with one of prelims starting to detach but nice bright copy with only slight wear to corners and spine. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23644)
Catalogue number Gissing5/250 Price: 25


Will Warburton

Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, 1905. First Edition. [Coustillas A27.1b] Original red cloth, gilt. Spine a little worn. Internally very clean with only slight spotting. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15448)
Catalogue number Gissing5/251 Price: 30

Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, 1905. First Edition. [Coustillas A27.1b] Red cloth. Slight wear to top and bottom of spine, inscription on ffep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 22060)
Catalogue number Gissing5/252 Price: 30

Constable & Company Ltd, 1915. [Coustillas A27.3a] Original green cloth, gilt. Some spots on boards, front hinge starting to crack but decent copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 19318)
Catalogue number Gissing5/253 Price: 8

Oxford University Press, 1929. (The World's Classics) [Coustillas A27.4a] Original green cloth, gilt. Nice clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 20601)
Catalogue number Gissing5/254 Price: 12

Edited and with a new introduction and notes by Colin Partridge. Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1981. [Coustillas A27.5] Orange cloth. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19543)
Catalogue number Gissing5/255 Price: 15

New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1905. First American Edition. [Coustillas A27.7a] Original green decorated blind stamped cloth, gilt. Top edge green. Spine slightly worn top and bottom, corners slightly rubbed but nice bright copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 644)
Catalogue number Gissing5/256 Price: 40

New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1905. First American Edition. [Coustillas A27.7a] Original green decorated cloth, gilt. Spine slightly worn, initials on ffep and name on title-page. Half-title page becoming loose but nice bright copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7057)
Catalogue number Gissing5/257 Price: 32

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1905. First American Edition. [Coustillas A27.7b] Original green decorated cloth, gilt. Spine and corners worn, front hinge cracked, name on fep, lacks half-title page. Good+. (Inventory No. 645)
Catalogue number Gissing5/258 Price: 20


The House of Cobwebs

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1906. First Edition. [Coustillas A28.1a] Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Pencil inscription on ffep, slightly bumped on bottom of spine, some shading to endpapers but generally better than average copy of first edition. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15492)
Catalogue number Gissing5/259 Price: 50

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1906. First Edition. [Coustillas A28.1b] Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Spine worn and faded, some spotting inside, decent copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15493)
Catalogue number Gissing5/260 Price: 15

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1906. Second Impression. [Coustillas A28.2] Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Some spotting throughout, corners bumped, clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15494)
Catalogue number Gissing5/261 Price: 20

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1907. Third Impression. [Coustillas A28.3] Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Slight wear to spine and corners but very good copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15495)
Catalogue number Gissing5/262 Price: 18

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1907. Third Impression. [Coustillas A28.3] Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Ex-reference library with stamps, date label and class number on spine, but nice bright copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15496)
Catalogue number Gissing5/263 Price: 15

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Constable & Company Ltd., 1914. [Coustillas A28.4a] Original green cloth. Spine dulled, clean copy otherwise. Very Good. (Inventory No. 24693)
Catalogue number Gissing5/264 Price: 8

Introductory Survey by Thomas Seccombe. Constable & Company Ltd., 1914. [Coustillas A28.4h] Original blue/black suede, gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Suede binding a little rubbed at top and bottom of spine but nice copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15498)
Catalogue number Gissing5/265 Price: 25

With an introduction by Thomas Seccombe. Constable & Company Limited, 1919. [Coustillas A28.5a] Original royal blue cloth, gilt. Cup mark on front board, inscription on ffep but bright copy otherwise. Very Good. (Inventory No. 505)
Catalogue number Gissing5/266 Price: 10

With an introduction by Thomas Seccombe. Constable and Co Limited, 1931. [Coustillas A28.8c] Original light blue cloth, gilt. Cloth on boards bubbled but nice and bright. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15499)
Catalogue number Gissing5/267 Price: 12


An Heiress on Condition

Philadelphia: Privately Printed for the Pennell Club, 1923. Limited edition. [Coustillas A29.1] Quarter cloth over paper covered boards. The second book issued by the Pennell Club in an edition of forty-eight numbered copies, this copy being unnumbered. Pages uncut. Head and tail of spine and corners slightly worn, otherwise very nice clean copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 21000)
Catalogue number Gissing5/268 Price: 250


The Sins of the Fathers

Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1924. First edition. [Coustillas A30] Quarter yellow linen over mottled purple paper boards, paper label on spine in mottled green dust wrapper. No. 443 of 550 numbered copies. Boards a little faded at top, dust wrapper chipped and faded on spine and edges. Very scarce in dust wrapper. Very Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 15500)
Catalogue number Gissing5/269 Price: 120

Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1924. First Edition. [Coustillas A30] Quarter yellow linen over mottled purple paper boards, paper label on spine. No. 547 of 550 numbered copies. Corners rubbed, small bump on top edge of rear board, boards slightly faded round the edges. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 15501)
Catalogue number Gissing5/270 Price: 43


Critical Studies of the Works of Charles Dickens

With an introduction and bibliography of Gissing by Temple Scott. New York: Greenberg, Publisher, Inc., 1924. First Edition. [Coustillas A31.1a] Quarter dark brown cloth over brown paper boards, paper labels on spine and front board. Number 391 of edition limited to 1,500 copies. Corners rubbed, slight marks on spine and rear board, gift inscription on reverse of frontispiece. Very Good. (Inventory No. 15502)
Catalogue number Gissing5/271 Price: 25


The Immortal Dickens

Cecil Palmer, 1925. First Edition. [Coustillas A32.1] Original maroon cloth, with paper label on spine. Dust wrapper. Slight fading to top of spine, dust wrapper grubby and torn with some loss. Very Good+/Good. (Inventory No. 1153)
Catalogue number Gissing5/272 Price: 20


A Victim of Circumstances

Constable & Co. Ltd, 1927. First Edition. [Coustillas A33.1] Greenish-blue cloth. Spine and edges of boards discoloured Name and stamp on ffep, some spotting. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7676)
Catalogue number Gissing5/273 Price: 20

Constable & Co. Ltd, 1927. First Edition. [Coustillas A33.1] Original light blue cloth. Ex-library with stamp on title page and bookplate (of Royal Holloway College) on fep. Spine and boards faded, spine split down rear edge. Good reading copy. Good. (Inventory No. 1224)
Catalogue number Gissing5/274 Price: 10

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927. First American Edition. [Coustillas A33.2a] Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine dulled and has small split in cloth about a third of the way down, faint cup mark on front board, spotting inside, clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 14347)
Catalogue number Gissing5/275 Price: 24


A Yorkshire Lass

New York: Privately Printed, 1928. Limited edition. [Coustillas A34.1] Paper covered boards in glassine wrapper. Slight wear to extremities, wrapper slightly discoloured but a lovely clean, bright copy. Very Good+/Very Good. (Inventory No. 22052)
Catalogue number Gissing5/276 Price: 350


Short Stories of To-day and Yesterday

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1929. First Edition. [Coustillas A35a] Original maroon cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper darkened on spine and slightly chipped. Very Good+/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19171)
Catalogue number Gissing5/277 Price: 15

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1929. First Edition. [Coustillas A35a] Original maroon cloth, gilt. Cloth a little worn, name on endpapers, foxed. Reading copy. Good. (Inventory No. 24705)
Catalogue number Gissing5/278 Price: 7

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1929. First Edition. [Coustillas A35b] Original red cloth. Spine faded, bookplate on fep. Very Good. (Inventory No. 1220)
Catalogue number Gissing5/279 Price: 10

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1929. First Edition. [Coustillas A35e] Original red decorated leatherette. Spine slightly worn. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 7170)
Catalogue number Gissing5/280 Price: 20


Brownie

With introductions by George Everett Hastings, Vincent Starrett and Thomas Ollive Mabbott. New York: Columbia University Press, 1931. First Edition. [Coustillas A37.1] Original paper covered boards with brown cloth spine in dust wrapper with paper label. Number 436 of 500 numbered copies. Spine faded at top, dust wrapper chipped, faded and torn on spine. Near Fine/Very Good. (Inventory No. 722)
Catalogue number Gissing5/281 Price: 75

With introductions by George Everett Hastings, Vincent Starrett and Thomas Ollive Mabbott. New York: Columbia University Press, 1931. First Edition. [Coustillas A37.1] Original paper covered boards with brown cloth spine. Number 44 of 500 numbered copies. Spine faded, corners rubbed, boards a little darkened, 1cm split to front hinge. Very Good. (Inventory No. 7174)
Catalogue number Gissing5/282 Price: 40


Stories & Sketches

Michael Joseph Ltd., 1938. First Edition. [Coustillas A38a] Original dark orange cloth. A little rubbed, scrape mark on rear board, contents very good, no inscriptions. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23649)
Catalogue number Gissing5/283 Price: 12

Michael Joseph Ltd., 1938. First Edition. [Coustillas A38b] Original red cloth. Slightly bumped but very good clean copy. Very Good. (Inventory No. 23650)
Catalogue number Gissing5/284 Price: 15


George Gissing's Commonplace Book

Edited by Jacob Korg. New York: The New York Public Library, 1962. [Coustillas A39] Wrappers. Slightly faded, slight rust marks from staples, unread. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 24571)
Catalogue number Gissing5/285 Price: 15


Notes on Social Democracy

Enitharmon Press, 1968. [Coustillas A40] Wrappers. Number 154 of 400 numbered copies. Wrapper slightly faded on spine. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 1687)
Catalogue number Gissing5/286 Price: 15


My First Rehearsal and My Clerical Rival

Edited and with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Enitharmon Press, 1970. [Coustillas A41] Green leatherette in dust wrapper. Edition of 350 numbered copies. Dust wrapper slightly faded on spine. Near Fine/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 1184)
Catalogue number Gissing5/287 Price: 16


Essays & Fiction

Edited with an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1970. [Coustillas A42] Green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Faint mark on front of dust wrapper. Near Fine/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 864)
Catalogue number Gissing5/288 Price: 8.50


London and the Life of Literature in Late Victorian England: The Diary of George Gissing, Novelist

N/A
Catalogue number Gissing5/289 Price: 


Six Sonnets on Shakespearean Heroines

With an introductory note by Pierre Coustillas. Eric & Joan Stevens, 1982. [Coustillas A44] Card covers. Set and printed by hand and published in an edition of 250 copies. Editor's presentation copy. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 20439)
Catalogue number Gissing5/290 Price: 10

With an introductory note by Pierre Coustillas. Eric & Joan Stevens, 1982. [Coustillas A44] Card covers. Set and printed by hand and published in an edition of 250 copies. Near Fine. (inventory No. 23651)
Catalogue number Gissing5/291 Price: 7.50


George Gissing at Work: A Study of His Notebook Extracts from my Reading

By Pierre Coustillas and Patrick Bridgwater. Greensboro, North Carolina: ELT Press, 1988. [Coustillas A48] Brown cloth in dust wrapper. Near Fine/Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19176)
Catalogue number Gissing5/292 Price: 20


A Freak of Nature or Mr. Brogden, City Clerk

An uncollected short story edited by Pierre Coustillas. Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1990. [Coustillas A49a] Marbled dark blue wrappers. Number 14 of edition limited to 110 copies. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory No. 23658)
Catalogue number Gissing5/293 Price: 25

An uncollected short story edited by Pierre Coustillas. Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1990. [Coustillas A49c] Blue wrappers. Edition limited to 110 copies. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory No. 19382)
Catalogue number Gissing5/294 Price: 20


George Gissing's Essay on Robert Burns

A previously unpublished manuscript. Edited by Jacob Korg. Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992. [Coustillas A50] Cloth, gilt. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 17453)
Catalogue number Gissing5/295 Price: 17.50


George Gissing Lost Stories From America

Five signed stories never before reprinted, a sixth signed story and seven recent attributions. Edited with introduction and commentary by Robert L. Selig. Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992. [Coustillas A51] Cloth, gilt. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 20438)
Catalogue number Gissing5/296 Price: 40


The Day of Silence and Other Stories

Edited by Pierre Coustillas. J. M. Dent, 1993. [Coustillas A52] Paperback. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 24576)
Catalogue number Gissing5/297 Price: 6


George Gissing's American Notebook: Notes - G.R.G.-1877

Edited by Bouwe Postmus. Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1993. [Coustillas A53] Cloth, gilt. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 24911)
Catalogue number Gissing5/298 Price: 25


The Poetry of George Gissing

N/A
Catalogue number Gissing5/299 Price: 


George Gissing's Memorandum Book: A Novelists Notebook, 1895-1902

Edited by Bouwe Postmus. Lewiston/Saltsburg: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1996. [Coustillas A55a] Cloth, gilt. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 20436)
Catalogue number Gissing5/300 Price: 20

Edited by Bouwe Postmus. Salzburg: Universitat Salzburg, 1997. [Coustillas A55b] Paperback. Near Fine. (Inventory No. 24417)
Catalogue number Gissing5/301 Price: 10


Christopherson

Illustrations by Michael Of. Privately printed for Pierre and Helene Coustillas, Christmas 1998. [Coustillas A.56] Card covers, light spotting to front cover. 80 copies printed. Very Good+. (Inventory No. 19257)
Catalogue number Gissing5/302 Price: 25


An Exile's Cunning: Some Private Papers of George Gissing

N/A
Catalogue number Gissing5/303 Price: 


Collected Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens

Volume 1: Essays, Introductions and Reviews, Edited and Introduced by Pierre Coustillas, Afterword by Alan S. Watts. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2004. [Coustillas A58a] Orange cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 5072)
Catalogue number Gissing5/304 Price: 25

Volume 2: Charles Dickens: a Critical Study, Edited and Introduced by Simon J. James, Afterword by David Parker. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2004. [Coustillas A58c] Green cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 5067)
Catalogue number Gissing5/305 Price: 25

Volume 3: Forster's life of Dickens Abridged and Revised by George Gissing, Edited and Introduced by Christine DeVine, Afterword by James A. Davies. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2005. [Coustillas A58] Purple cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 5069)
Catalogue number Gissing5/306 Price: 25

Volumes 1, 2 and 3 (as above) Mint/Mint. (Inventory No. 15057)
Catalogue number Gissing5/307 Price: 70

Volume 2: Charles Dickens: a Critical Study, Edited and Introduced by Simon J. James, Afterword by David Parker. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2004. [Coustillas A58d] Paperback. Mint. (Inventory No. 20682)
Catalogue number Gissing5/308 Price: 15

Volume 3: Forster's life of Dickens Abridged and Revised by George Gissing, Edited and Introduced by Christine DeVine, Afterword by James A. Davies. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2005. [Coustillas A58] Paperback. Mint. (Inventory No. 5070)
Catalogue number Gissing5/309 Price: 15


An Art Exhibition in Boston: "Elaine"- Rosenthal and Tojetti

With an introduction by Pierre Coustillas. Privately Printed, 2004. [Coustillas A59] Card covers with marbled dust wrapper. Edition limited to forty-five copies hand-set in Centaur type and printed at the Tragara Press. Fine. (Inventory No. 19180)
Catalogue number Gissing5/310 Price: 50


Collected Short Stories

Volume 1 Edited and introduced by Pierre Coustillas, with assistance from Barbara Rawlinson and Helene Coustillas. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2012. New. (Inventory No. 24701)
Catalogue number Gissing5/311 Price: 30

Volume 2 Edited and introduced by Pierre Coustillas, with assistance from Barbara Rawlinson and Helene Coustillas. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2012. New. (Inventory No. 24703)
Catalogue number Gissing5/312 Price: 30

Volume 3 Edited and introduced by Pierre Coustillas, with assistance from Barbara Rawlinson and Helene Coustillas. Grayswood, Surrey: Grayswood Press, 2012. New. (Inventory No. 24699)
Catalogue number Gissing5/313 Price: 30


Page last updated 17.44 on Friday, 11 September 2015, by Michael Compton.