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Image for Thomas Hardy - a critical study

Thomas Hardy - a critical study

By: Abercrombie, Lascelles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Martin Secker: 1927

Seller ID: 208216

Condition: Good


hardback, quarter yellow cloth with title in black to spine, paper covered boards knocked at corners o/w a very good tightly bound copy, minor foxing to rough-trimmed edges, text clean and unmarked, 194pp View more info

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Mr Pepys of Seething Lane

By: Abernethy, Cecil

Price: £6.95

Publisher: W H Allen: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 229473

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a chipped pictorial dust wrapper that has some gummed paper repairs to verso, 384pp View more info

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Le Roi Des Monagnes

By: About, Edmond

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Librairie Hachette: 1884

Edition: new edition

Seller ID: 198443

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, full red leather binding stamped with blind rules to boards, raised bands to spine with compartments in repeat gilt rules forming descending panels, all edges bright gilt, fore-edge nicely concave, bottom leading corners knocked, some scattered foxing to pre-lims, bookplate of a previous owner to front pastedown together with a private house library stamp, illustrated throughout by Gustave Dore, text in French, 317pp View more info

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A Strong Dose of Myself

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 188549

ISBN: 0091512603

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket, 220pp View more info

Image for Welsh Dylan - Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing, and his Wales

Welsh Dylan - Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing, and his Wales

By: Ackerman, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Granada: 1980

Seller ID: 167571

ISBN: 0586083502

Condition: Good


binding cracked but all pages firmly in place, b&w illustrations, 143pp View more info

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Roland Mathias (Writers of Wales)

By: Adams, Sam

Price: £6.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press: 1995

Seller ID: 183446

ISBN: 0708312853

Condition: Near Fine


a near fine paperback copy, 115pp View more info

Image for The Spectator with Sketches of The Lives of the Authors and Explanatory Notes in eight volumes

The Spectator with Sketches of The Lives of the Authors and Explanatory Notes in eight volumes

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Richard (edited by Bissett)

Price: £110.00

Publisher: T Hamilton & Others: 1808

Seller ID: 184143

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8volumes, 12mo, full brown calf with gilt borders to boards, spine separated into compartments by gilt cartouches, compartments gilt, joints of volume one rubbed, corners bumped, spines lightly scuffed with damage to one or two of the black morocco volume numbers to spines, red morocco title labels all good, internally a good clean text, gathering in volume one with a minor binding fault View more info

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Worthy Dr Fuller

By: Addison, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 203738

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, page edges a little age-toned but o/w a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust wrapper, b&w portrait frontis, b&w plates, 298pp View more info

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Jude the Obscure : A Paradise of Despair

By: Adelman, Gary

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 207853

ISBN: 0805794352

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, 8vo, a near fine tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, 136pp View more info

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Blood Relations : Christian and Jew in The Merchant of Venice

By: Adelman, Janet

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 231300

ISBN: 0226006816

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, octavo, a near fine tightly bound copy in a near fine dust wrapper, the text remains clean and is unmarked, 226pp View more info

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The Lord Mayor of London

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: £12.15

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 0

Seller ID: 213855

Condition: Good


hardback, 8v9, red cloth pictorial gilt, undated but circa 1900, age-toning and foxing to endpapers, binding tight, colour portrait advertisement at end, 385pp View more info

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Windsor Castle an Historical Romance

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn: 1843

Edition: first illustrated edition

Seller ID: 205806

Condition: Good


hardback, Royal 8vo, second edition being the first illustrated edition of the work in one volume, red fine-ribbed cloth ruled, decorated and lettered gilt, spine pictorially titled gilt-extra, rubbed and knocked to extremities, lower joint rubbed with a short split and glued repair, fore-edge rough-trimmed, bookplate of Oliver Brett, 3rd Viscount Esher to front pastedown, illustrated by George Cruickshank and Tony Johannot, x + 324pp. Loosely inserted title page of an edition published by Hugh Cunningham & a lithographed portrait of the author bu A.D'Orsay of 1844 View more info

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A Russian Gentleman

By: Aksakov, Serghei

Price: £6.35

Publisher: Folio Society: 1976

Seller ID: 228185

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, woven cloth binding with brown leather label to spine, label mildly rubbed else a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, housed in a well preserved slipcase, illustrated, 239pp View more info

Image for A Russian Gentleman

A Russian Gentleman

By: Aksakov, Serghei

Price: £6.35

Publisher: Folio Society: 1976

Seller ID: 223697

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, woven cloth binding with brown leather label to spine, label rubbed & thus described as good only but o/w a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, housed in a lightly rubbed slipcase, illustrated, 239pp View more info

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Literary Studies in Action

By: Alan Durant & Nigel Fabb

Price: £11.85

Publisher: Routledge: 1996

Seller ID: 220773

ISBN: 0415029457

Condition: Very Good


paperback, a very good tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean, 224pp View more info

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Monsieur Proust

By: Albaret, Celeste (as told to Georges Belmont)

Price: £11.15

Publisher: Collins: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 217408

ISBN: 0002625040

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved dust wrapper, critical notes of a previous owner to rear blank, text unmarked and clean, 387pp View more info

Image for The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence

The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence

By: Alcorn, J.M.

Price: £11.65

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 207524

ISBN: 0333211952

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper that has slightly faded to spine & is now enclosed within a protective non-adhesive clear film sleeve, text clean and unmarked, 129pp View more info

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East Anglian Enchantment - an anthology

By: Allan, Victor (compiler)

Price: £6.65

Publisher: East Anglian Magazines: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 216625

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, age-toning and foxing to closed page edges o/w a good tightly bound copy in a well preserved but lightly spoiled pictorial dust wrapper, 127pp View more info

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Animals in American Literature

By: Allen, Mary

Price: £16.65

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 217514

ISBN: 0252009754

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, black cloth lettered silver to spine, faint foxing to front free endpaper and to the lightly rubbed pictorial dust wrapper, from the library of 'Watership Down' author, Richard Adams with his bookplate to front pastedown, text unmarked and clean, 210pp View more info

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J.M. Barrie: The Magic behind Peter Pan

By: Aller, Susan Bivin

Price: £17.65

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group: 1994

Seller ID: 217023

ISBN: 0822549182

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, octavo, pictorial glazed boards, a near fine tightly bound copy in a near fine pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 128pp View more info

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The Art of Graham Greene

By: Allott, Kenneth & Farris, Miriam

Price: £16.95

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 230790

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, foxing to closed page edges else a tightly bound copy in a torn and foxed dust wrapper, the text remains unmarked, 253pp View more info

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El Zarco The Bandit

By: Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1957

Seller ID: 224269

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, orange cloth lettered gilt on black to spine, dust wrapper not called for in this edition, cloth mildly soiled, knock to tail end of spine, slipcase rubbed at extremities, a good tightly bound copy, illustrated, 160pp View more info

Image for The Mask of Dimitrios

The Mask of Dimitrios

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 2011

Seller ID: 197312

Condition: Fine


hardback, 8vo, pictorial red and black cloth lettered black and white to spine, no jacket issued, a near fine tightly bound clean and unmarked copy in a black paper covered slipcase that is very slightly bumped at one corner, coloured illustrations, 232pp View more info

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Rudyard Kipling and His World

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £26.65

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 217196

ISBN: 0500130523

Condition: Very Good


hardback, quarto, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial dust wrapper, text unmarked and clean, b&w illustrations, 128pp View more info

Image for The Biographer's Moustache

The Biographer's Moustache

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Flamingo: 1995

Seller ID: 224627

ISBN: 0002253305

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, paper age-toned else a very good tightly bound copy in a price clipped pictorial dust wrapper that is o/w well preserved, the text remains clean and unmarked, 282pp View more info

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Stanley and the Women

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £6.35

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224630

ISBN: 0091562406

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, notable age-toned foxing to endpapers else a tightly bound copy in a near fine pictorial dust wrapper that is now protected in a non-adhesive archival film sleeve, the text remains clean and unmarked, 255pp View more info

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Memoirs

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £7.85

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224675

ISBN: 0091745330

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust wrapper, the text remains clean and unmarked, b&w plates, 346pp View more info

Image for The New Oxford Book of Light Verse

The New Oxford Book of Light Verse

By: Amis, Kingsley (compiler)

Price: £6.95

Publisher: BCA: 1978

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 228210

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial dust wrapper, the text remains clean and unmarked, 347pp View more info

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The Letters of Kingsley Amis

By: Amis, Kingsley (edited by Zachary Leader)

Price: £9.85

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224631

ISBN: 0002570955

Condition: Good


hardback, thick octavo, a good copy in a good pictorial dust wrapper, dated signature of a previous owner, the text remains unmarked, b&w plates, 1208pp View more info

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Yellow Dog

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £6.85

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224677

ISBN: 0224050613

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper that is lightly creased along top edge of rear panel, the text remains clean and unmarked, 340pp View more info