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A CUP OF SUN A Book of Poems

By: ANGLUND , Joan Walsh

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122216


Small Slim VG H/b in Gd D/j.1st U.K.ed.Artist & author JW Anglund whose " Charmingly thoughtful text & appealing illustrations have enchanted millions of Adults & Children alike, has now set down in poetry some graceful & deeply felt thoughts .... a book for keeping, for giving & for sharing.."[ bright yellow cloth, gilt tiles, tight binding, No inscp. no annotation] Dust Jacket price clipped, med fox tanned, mild edgewear & col.rub/loss. Please see our image of... View more info

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MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology

By: AYLMER , URSULA , Editor

Price: £14.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Oxford University , Bodleian Library: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11368


Larger format Laminated p/b.1st, 268pp+ Prefix ix.. Sir Thomas Bodley's Library, a West Countryman , 1600's. Here dedicated to GE Aylmer - Curator, Reader, Friend, Supporter. Preface, 16 chpts, List of authours mentioned.Well researched , b/w illustrated.no notable defects to book, no inscsp. PLS see our image View more info

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ALDOUS HUXLEY A Biography 2 VOLUMES .Volume One 1894-1939 , Volume Two 1939-1963 [ 2 Vols Volume 1 & Volume 2 ]

By: BEDFORD , Sybille , Distinguished Writer, Biographer & Friend of some 30 Years

Price: £29.00

Publisher: London, CHATTO & WINDUS Ltd/ William Collins Sons & Co.Ltd / Published Jountly: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121861


2 FINE H/b.2 VG D/j's.Both 1st ed.Biographer S Bedford " as a girl she lived for long periods in his household - details of his life, gossip, picnics, jokes, money, work , the endless house moves, all familiar to her first-hand.His friends were often her friends. His immense reading helped to form her mind - like him her great distinction as a writer extends.." The renowned Aldous Huxley translated & studied worldwide.- one of the most outstanding English men of ... View more info

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STORIES OF THE MODERN SOUTH

By: BEN FORKNER & PATRICK SAMWAY,S.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1981

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122728


First Penguin printing with 3 additional stories 1981.Mass Market Paperback 195x130 mm approx. 400pp. A Rich selection of Southern Fiction by some of the great story tellers. Includes contributions by Truman Capote, James Agee, William Faulkner, Anne Tyler, Tennessee Williams etc. Very Good (Book- negligible colour rubbing to covers, light age tanning to paper of book block. No previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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Heimatklänge Ein nach Schlagwörtern alphabetifch geordnetes poetifches Hausbuch

By: BERN , Maximilian

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Stuttgart, Süddeutsches Verlags-Institut: 1892

Seller ID: 118172


Red cloth+ laid on colour plate with Fine Gilt decs to front & Spine+ Full Bright Gilt to All Foredge.,Frontis + tissue guard & 7 other monochrome illustrations as called for. A charm of a book German text Gilt decs to end-papers and red-line pattern outline to all pages. 756pp.(book - med colour fade to spine. Paper to book block mildly tanned with a little light foxing to prelim. & rear end paper.Two small repaired tears to title page. No previous owner name or insc. ... View more info

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INDIA in FRENCH LITERATURE

By: BISSOONDOYAL , B , Professor

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, LUZAC and Co Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8075


Slim H/b 94pp. VG+.1st ed. Professor Bissoondoyal has investigated the influence of Indian thought and ideals upon French literature exemplified through many poets , essayists , philosophers - during last 4 centuries and more. [ clean pale card boards , No inscsp. no annotaions.tight binding , very slight edgewear. sunned spine not effecting titles. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE The Shakespeare Head Quartos No V1

By: BROWNING , Elizabeth Barrett , MOTT , A S

Price: £3.00

Publisher: OXFORD, The SHAKESPEARE Head Press: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119542


Smaller slim P/b Fair.Ist ed thus 1945. The Shakespeare Head Quartos No V1.[the same series as 25 Sonnets of Shakespeare] 26pp. Bold red initial letter starts each sonnet.45 sonnets in total includes Past and Future, which does not belong to the series , reprinted here because of its close connection with no xl11.Intro ; by A S Mott. Covers totally covered with red decorative design less area space for titles. ink inscsp. sound stitching. light edgewear however spine pa... View more info

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The Illustrations of William Makepeace THACKERAY [ 1811 - 1863 ]

By: BUCHANAN-BROWN , John , Author of Phiz !

Price: £6.00

Publisher: North Pomfret, USA, DAVID & CHARLES Inc.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121221


Essential for all interested in the Evolution of Book Illustration, in the progress of the English novel & in this extraordinary man who was such a fine practitioner in both fields: brilliant novelist & artist - cariacature- humour - human foilbles of the first half of the 19th c.[ Dark brown cloth Gilt titles, No inscsp.fine throughout.book has been packed with string at some point leaving the wee tell-tell indentations to board edge] Dust Jacket price clipped, very min... View more info

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Feeding The Mind. With a Prefatory Note by William Draper.

By: CARROLL, Lewis : Dodgson : .Draper, William H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, CHATTO & WINDUS: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118741


Grey paper wraps with red cloth quarter binding, 180x110mm approx. Text of a lecture given to a public audience in Derbyshire few of whom knew of the world-wide reputation enjoyed by the shy, slight figure before them. Introductory note by Rev. Draper at the request and in the friendship of whom the lecture was given. VG (Booklet- light shelf wear/soiling. No previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be abl... View more info

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THE CRIMES of ENGLAND Essays The Enigma of Waterloo etc

By: CHESTERTON , G K ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer & Hayward: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121072


P/b.1st ed. GK Chesterton Essays: The Enigma of Waterloo ,Some Words to Professor Whirlwind etc .127pp.One Shilling. [ grey card covers, paper creamed over time.Heavy fox tan 1st/last few pages & foredge.Tight sound binding, No inscsp.no annotation.edgewear to covers minor nicks & small loss max spine top 10mm not erasing title.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

By: FITZGERALD

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, GEORGE G HARRAP: 0

Seller ID: 118154


h/b+jacket VG/poor.94pp.small pocket size maroon+ total gilt decs. to spine + blind embossed to front. some light fox tan spotting mainly to end papers.Ink inscsp. to fep.line brown-tone patterns illus to pages+ 12 B/w tipped in plates.Undated. Card Dust jacket not price clipped, 6/-, light handling soil & fade to edges, tan & fade areas to patterned spine+top & tail small losses of 2 to 4mmx width.closed 20mm line-tear to top rear.Back inner D/j flap has some ink nos... View more info

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

By: FITZGERALD, EDWARD , POGANY , WILLY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HARRAP Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122099


FINE P/b.2nd Rep.1985.illustrated by Artist Willy Pogany with 16 Colour plates as expected+with decs / line drawings to all pages in green-tone. [Classic Poetry] unpaginated.[ no inscsp.Internal Fine. laminated covers tiny shelf edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB

By: FOWLER , Karen Joy ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Viking / Penguin Group: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120557


h/b+D/j. FINE. 1st ed. KJ Fowler -A Pen/Faulkner Finalist. Herein a group of six meet monthly to discuss their reading of Austen's works - [ maroon cloth/gilt titles No inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped,£12.99.[ in 2004] mild handling.No other notable defects to book or jacket the later now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LESSING the Founder of the German Literature [ Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ]

By: GARLAND , H B , MA PhD , University of Cambridge German Lecturter

Price: £7.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, Bowes & Bowes: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8781


H/b d/j. FINE/Gd.1st ed. 209pp. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing the famous German Critic and Dramatist bography & analysis of writings proving valuable to yeacher/student.author HB Garland MA PhD , Lecturer in German,University of Cambridge.Set in 4 parts - his life / as a critic / as a dramatist / & religion. Preface , biblio- note , epilogue , index [ green cloth gilt titles, No inscsp; no annoations. tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 7s 6d , faded green ma... View more info

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UNCOMPROMISING GLADNESS

By: LANYON, CARLA LANYON

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, OUTPOSTS Publications: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4707


SIGNED COPY plus a Note from the Author loosley laid in.VG+ Slim H/b in VG D/j.This Irish author has won many prizes along with the 'Greenwood Prize of the Poetry Society.Author also Lectures, Reads & Judges on Poetry. 53pp.[ red cloth gilt titles , clean copy,no inscsps, tight binding ] Dust jacket not price clipped, minor fading partial ring stain & few small marks to rear,now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actua... View more info

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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 8

By: LEHMAN, JOHN (ED)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122258


Stapled paper wraps, 136pp. 1st printing July 1941 of Vol 8 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by C.Day Lewis, Stephen Spender, Laurie Lee , John Sommerfield , Dylan Thomas , etc.[ Good P/b No inscsp.War economy paper is a little tanned with some browning to top margin.sound binding. edge wear loss mainly 2 rear corners, max 35x5mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING no 5

By: LEHMANN , JOHN , Edited by

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN Books / Allen Lane: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121833


1941.1st ed.VG P/b pages browned.No 5.Literature by C Day Lewis , W H Auden , Stephen Spender , James Stern etc [ Yunnan-Burma Road , Pas Avant! , Shaving Through the Blitz etc etc] [ fact/fiction] [ No inscsp. war economy paper , tight binding] spine & foredge tanned. no crease, no loss, remains a bright clean Green.[ advertising Pears Soap & Huntley Palmers Bisciuits] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 3

By: LEHMANN, John , [Ed]

Price: £4.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121583


Good yellow P/b.128pp. 1st printing February 1941 of Vol 3 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by Goldman , Lehmann , C Day Lewis , Spender , Auden etc [ light wear, tight binding, War economy paper is tan/browned, No inscsp. even spine tan. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 4

By: LEHMANN, John , [Ed]

Price: £3.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121584


Good to VG. lilac P/b.128pp. 1st printing March1941 of Vol 4 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by Lehmann , Coombes , Heinemann , Plomer , C Day Lewis , Sommerfield , Henry Green , Spender etc [ light wear, tight binding, War economy paper is tan/browned, No inscsp. spine fade.minor corner col rub/loss.. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE BIGLOW PAPERS

By: LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, TRUBNER & CO: 1861

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 119346


Original Victorian Dark Green blind embossed cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 185x135mm approx. lxviii + 140 pp. Introduction by Thomas Hughes author of Tom Brown's School-Days. 3rd English Edition reprinted from the latest American Edition. Lowell an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat was the first Editor of The Atlantic Monthly. VG (Book - 4mm approx nick to cloth at tail of spine - front hinge else no other notable shelf wear or soiling. Previ... View more info