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1 Arnold, Matthew Culture and Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism
London Smith, Elder and Co. 1869 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
No signatures. 3" ragged tear to cloth at head of rear joint, a 1 1/2" by 1/4" chip nearly detached from spnie cloth in the area of the spine title. Inner hinges broken and loose. Dampstains to endpapers. Minor dampstains to the title leaf and the final text leaf. Slight wrinkling to margins of preliminary leaves.; lx, 272 pages. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Gilt and black border decoration on front board. Bevelled edges to boards. Red-brown endpapers. Page dimensions: 207 x 139mm. This is the first edition of a classic which seems to have been continually in print in various editions from its first publication in 1869 until today. This copy has some condition problems, and is priced accordingly, but perhaps in its favour is that it is in its original binding without any attempts at restoration. ; 8vo 
Price: 303.75 NZD
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2 Arnold, Matthew Poems - Narrative Elegaic & Lyric
London J. M. Dent 1900 Hardcover Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
Contemporary owner's signature on front endpaper.; viii, 277 pages + portrait frontispiece. Dark blue limp cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Cloth with leather-like grain pattern. Blind-stamped owl illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 152 x 95mm. Series: "The Temple Classics", edited by Israel Gollancz. 
Price: 32.40 NZD
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