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The Suffolk Garland or, a Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, Relative to the County; and Illustrative of Its Scenery, Places, Biography, Manners, Habits and Customs, Anon
1 Anon
The Suffolk Garland or, a Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, Relative to the County; and Illustrative of Its Scenery, Places, Biography, Manners, Habits and Customs
Ipswich John Raw 1818 Full-Leather Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 404pp, ilustrations in text. Full leather binding, gilt and stamped border to boards, 4 bands gilt decoration within, gilt on black spine label. Some edge rubbing to boards, which are very secure, some foxing/marking to contents, occasional corner crease, overall a Good+ copy of a scarce title. Ownership inscription to front endpaper dated March 14th 1863. Assumed 1st edition (ref British Library). 
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The Satires of Juvenal and Persius with English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, from the Best Commentators., Anthon, Charles / Revised By J Talboys Wheeler
2 Anthon, Charles / Revised By J Talboys Wheeler
The Satires of Juvenal and Persius with English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, from the Best Commentators.
London William Tegg & Co 1858 Revised Edition Half-Leather Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall viii + 253pp. New and revised edition. Quarter-bound calf over brown cloth, some edge rubbing, cloth is faded in parts, decorated endpapers, marbled page edges, small maroon title label to spine, gilt lettering, a handsome volume. Dated owner's initial to tile page, some neat pencilled underlining to text (mainly to Book IX and partly to book III). 
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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane (Introduced By Sebastian Faulks)
3 Austen, Jane (Introduced By Sebastian Faulks)
Pride and Prejudice
London The Folio Society 2013 First Thus Hard Cover Fine In Slipcase 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Anna and Elena Balbusso xv + 335pp, 8 plates. This edition follows the text of the 1813 first edition, retaining the often idiosyncratic and inconsistent spelling of the original. Illustrated buckram boards, blocked with a design by the artists, a Fine copy in red slipcase (small chip to top, VG). 
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Queneau's Fictional Worlds, Bastin, Nina
4 Bastin, Nina
Queneau's Fictional Worlds
Switzerland Peter Lang 2002 3906768325 / 9783906768328 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 291pp, index, bibliography. This paperback copy has been very tastefully rebound in blue cloth boards with gilt titling to front and matching blue endpapers. The original (slightly creased) covers are bound in at the rear. Contents are VG, boards are Fine. Overall a collectable copy which is signed by the author with a personalised gift dedication to the 1/2 title. Scarce signed copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Company, Beckett, Samuel
5 Beckett, Samuel
Company
London John Calder 1980 071453806X / 9780714538068 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 89pp. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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My Life, a Loaded Gun: Dickinson, Plath, Rich, and Female Creativity, Bennett, Paula
6 Bennett, Paula
My Life, a Loaded Gun: Dickinson, Plath, Rich, and Female Creativity
USA University of Illinois Press 1990 0252061179 / 9780252061172 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 300pp, index, notes, not illustrated. Card covers, slightly sunned, light ageing to contents, a VG copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Early Victorian Illustrated Books: Britain, France And Germany 1820 - 1860, Buchanan-Brown, John
7 Buchanan-Brown, John
Early Victorian Illustrated Books: Britain, France And Germany 1820 - 1860
London The British Library 2005 1584561696 / 9781584561699 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 320pp, indexes, bibliography, 5 appendices, 244 black and white illustrations, 12 colour plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Literary Tour of Gloucestershire and Bristol, Carroll, David
8 Carroll, David
A Literary Tour of Gloucestershire and Bristol
Stroud Alan Sutton Publishing 1994 0750902280 / 9780750902281 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvi + 200pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, slight fading to spine, overall a VG copy. Signed by the author on title page. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Richard III Up to Shakespeare, Churchill, George Bosworth
9 Churchill, George Bosworth
Richard III Up to Shakespeare
Dursley Alan Sutton 1976 0904387054 / 9780904387056 First Thus Hard Cover Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xi + 548pp, bibliographical index, addendum, Brown boards, general foxing/browning to contents, overall a Good+ copy in a VG price-clipped dustwrapper. Originally published in 1900, this book sets out to show the nature of the raw material available to Shakespeare's hand when he began to write his play 'Richard III'. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy: Materials for a Study of His Life, Times and Works (Monographs 1 - 35), Cox, J Stevens (General Editor)
10 Cox, J Stevens (General Editor)
Thomas Hardy: Materials for a Study of His Life, Times and Works (Monographs 1 - 35)
Guernsey The Toucan Press 1968 0900749857 / 9780900749858 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Full set of monographs 1 - 35, including 172 illustrations contents listing, additional notes and corrections, with a Preface by J Stevens Cox, Introduction by Richard Curle and 'A Contemplative View of Hardy' by HSL Dewar. Blue boards, spine label, slight ageing mainly to contents, overall a VG tight copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Complete Poems And Selected Letters And Prose of Hart Crane, Crane, Hart (Edited with an Introduction and Notes By Brom Weber)
11 Crane, Hart (Edited with an Introduction and Notes By Brom Weber)
The Complete Poems And Selected Letters And Prose of Hart Crane
London OUP 1968 0192125443 / 9780192125446 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvii + 302pp, index, appendix (Hart Cranr by Waldo Frank), frontispiece. Black boards, light ageing to contents, previous owner's name to front pastedown (hidden by wrapper flyleaf), a VG copy in a Good+ (edge rubbed, slight fading to spine and adjacent edges) dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry, Crotty, Patrick (Editor) / Preface By Seamus Heaney
12 Crotty, Patrick (Editor) / Preface By Seamus Heaney
The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry
London Penguin Books Ltd. 2010 0141196505 / 9780141196503 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxxviii + 1032pp, indexes. Pictorial boards, green silk page marker, light ageing and wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Includes new translations by Seamus Heaney, Maurice Riordan, Michael Longley and Kathleen Jamie. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Cuba and Hemingway on the Great Blue River., Cruz, Mary (Translated from the Spanish By Harold Spencer)
13 Cruz, Mary (Translated from the Spanish By Harold Spencer)
Cuba and Hemingway on the Great Blue River.
Cuba Instituto Cubano Del Libro 1994 9590900739 / 9789590900730 First Thus Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 244pp, bibliography. Softback, reading creases/rubs to covers, general browning to pages, some annotation in orange highlighter, some in pencil, overall a Good tight copy. This is very much a working copy only and is sold with all faults. A study of the relationship between Cuba and Hemingway and his work. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English, Crystal, David
14 Crystal, David
By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English
London HarperPress 2007 0007235585 / 9780007235582 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvii + 314pp, indexes, references and sources, illustrations. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Signed and dated personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Sylwadau, Davies, Aneirin Talfan
15 Davies, Aneirin Talfan
Sylwadau
Aberystwyth Gwasg Aberystwyth 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 103pp, welsh text. Red boards, slightly sprung, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in (minor edge chips) dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and Aulus Persius Flaccus Translated & Illustrated, As well with Sculpture as Notes by Barten Holyday., Decimus Junius Juvenalis (Juvenal) / Aulus Persius Flaccus / Translated and Ullustrated By Barten Holyday D.D. And Late Arch-Deacon of Oxon
16 Decimus Junius Juvenalis (Juvenal) / Aulus Persius Flaccus / Translated and Ullustrated By Barten Holyday D.D. And Late Arch-Deacon of Oxon
Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and Aulus Persius Flaccus Translated & Illustrated, As well with Sculpture as Notes by Barten Holyday.
Oxford W. Downing for F.Oxlad Senio, J. Adamd, and F. Oxlad Juniorr 1673 First Edition Quarter-Leather Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall x + 341pp, circa 50 illustrations and adornments, 1 folding map, 3 other folding plates. Recent rebind into quarter-calf, gilt titling/lines to spine with blind-stamped decoration. Grey boards, a few minor marks. New endpapers, title page in red/black ink. A few marks to text throughout, small hole to title page of satyre I, overall a good copy of the first edition. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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Cats Between Covers: A Bibliography of Books About Cats, DeNham, Sidney (With a Foreword By Sir Compton Mackenzie)
17 DeNham, Sidney (With a Foreword By Sir Compton Mackenzie)
Cats Between Covers: A Bibliography of Books About Cats
London H Denham 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 44pp. Red buckram over blue boards, slight fading to spine, light edge wear, foxing to edges, light ageing to contents. Includes correspondence in September 1958 between Sidney Denham and author Basil Harley regarding the latter's winning tape of 'Dialogue for Cats'. 2 letters are from Denham, one typewritten, the other handwritten and signed, with a handwritten unsigned letter from Harley. Interesting period pieces! 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Dawn in Britain, Doughty, Charles M
18 Doughty, Charles M
The Dawn in Britain
London Jonathan Cape 1943 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1943 limited edition, this copy No. 222 of 535, of which only 500 for sale. Originally published in 1906 in 6 volumes, this is a new edition in one volume with re-set type. 692pp, index and glossary. Gilt on light blue boards, top edge pale blue, bottom edge untrimmed, no inscriptions, light foxing only with some slight spotting to fore-edge, light indeed given year of production. Slight bumping to corners. Good dustwrapper, now in removeable protective sleeve, price-clipped, some internal repair, some edge chipping with small loss mainly to spine head/tail and corners, browning to spine, rear panel slightly grubby. Overall very presentable in the scarce dustwrapper. Published for the centenary of Doughty's birth, his epic poem is in 24 parts. Doughty is probably best known for his 'Travels in Arabia Deserta'. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Salambo: A Realistic Romance of Ancient Carthage, Flaubert, Gustave (Translated from the French Edition Definitive By JS Chartres)
19 Flaubert, Gustave (Translated from the French Edition Definitive By JS Chartres)
Salambo: A Realistic Romance of Ancient Carthage
London Vizetelly & Co 1886 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvi + 360pp + 24pp adverts at rear. Pale red boards, gilt titling and decoration to spine and front board, blind-stamped decoration and borders to rear board. Title in black within a darker red surround, itself within gold decoration. Mild rubbing/bumping to edges, twist to spine. Pale blue endpapers, foxing mainly to prelims, tissue-guarded (loss to bottom edge) frontispiece portrait of Flaubert etched by Bocourt. Scarce copy of the first English edition. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Publications de la Faculté des Lettres de la Manouba Volume XXVI: Structure and Identity: The Creative Imagination in Dorothy Richardson's Pilgrimage, Fouli, Janet
20 Fouli, Janet
Publications de la Faculté des Lettres de la Manouba Volume XXVI: Structure and Identity: The Creative Imagination in Dorothy Richardson's Pilgrimage
Faculté de la Lettres de la Manouba 1995 9973900936 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 263pp, indexes, bibliographies. Softback, general reading wear to covers, slight ageing to contents, occasional pencil anotation, overall a Good working copy. Scarce. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day, Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors
21 Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors
Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day
Oxford OUP 2006 0198566255 / 9780198566250 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xx + 493pp, index, main texts and additional reading, illustrations. Black boards, 4 pages uncut otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Thomas Hardy Journal Volumes I - IV 1985 - 1988, Gibson, James (Editor)
22 Gibson, James (Editor)
The Thomas Hardy Journal Volumes I - IV 1985 - 1988
The Thomas Hardy Society Ltd 1985 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 12 booklets bound in green boards, gilt titling to spine. Covers bound in, an excellent clean tight set of the first 12 issues from Volume I No.1 January 1985 to Volume IV No,3 October 1988. Very light ageing to edges only. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Adventures of Robin Hood, Green, Roger Lancelyn (collected and Retold By)
23 Green, Roger Lancelyn (collected and Retold By)
The Adventures of Robin Hood
London The Folio Society 2001 First Thus Hard Cover Fine In Slipcase 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Holder, John xiii + 222pp, 11 plates. Printed on Caxton Wove paper, bound in green cloth blocked with a design by the artist. a Fine copy in matching green slipcase (minor rubs, VG) 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Latin Poets and Roman Life, Griffin, Jasper
24 Griffin, Jasper
Latin Poets and Roman Life
London Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 1985 0715619705 / 9780715619704 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiv + 226pp, index, bibliography, not illustrated. Blue boards, minor marks to page edges, a VG tight copy in a near VG (colour fade to spine and top edge of rear panel) dustwrapper. A study of the inter-relation of literature and life in the Augustan poets, Virgil, Horace, Propertius and Ovid. 
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Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature: From the Idyll to the Novel: Karamzin's Sentimentalist Prose, Hammarberg, Gitta
25 Hammarberg, Gitta
Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature: From the Idyll to the Novel: Karamzin's Sentimentalist Prose
Cambridge CUP 1991 0521383102 / 9780521383103 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 334pp, bibliography, notes. Green boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Broken Water: An Autobiographical Excursion, Hanley, James
26 Hanley, James
Broken Water: An Autobiographical Excursion
London Chatto & Windus 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 295pp, frontispiece. Blue boards, illustration to front board, dated owners details neatly to front endpaper, light foxing, twist to spine, overall a VG tight copy of the first edition. Autobiography of the British novelist and playwright (1897-1985). Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy's 'Studies, Specimens &c.' Notebook, Hardy, Thomas / Edited By Pamela Dalziel and Michael Millgate
27 Hardy, Thomas / Edited By Pamela Dalziel and Michael Millgate
Thomas Hardy's 'Studies, Specimens &c.' Notebook
Oxford Clarendon Press 1994 0198117574 / 9780198117575 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxvii + 164pp, index, notes, annotations, Gilt on black boards, a VG clean tight copy with loose fitting protective cover. A reproduction of Hardy's notebook with extensive accompanying narrative. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Truth about 'Pygmalion', Huggett, Richard
28 Huggett, Richard
The Truth about 'Pygmalion'
London William Heinemann Ltd 1969 0434349801 / 9780434349807 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 195pp, index, 16pp illustrations, cartoons, illustrated endpapers. Brown boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in (clipped, but price still remaining, presumably re-priced therefore) dustwrapper. Interesting gift inscription to the title page from the author, dated Jan 20 1977. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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At the South Pole; or, the Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner, Kingston, William HG
29 Kingston, William HG
At the South Pole; or, the Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner
London Cassell, Petter & Galpin Fourth Edition Full-Leather Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 415pp, 44 illustrations. Black leather gilt, 5 bands to spine, title label, spine slightly dulled, rubs to edges and corners, marbled endpapers, general light foxing, a few marks to contents. A good tight very presentable of this classic. 4th edition, undated, circa 1884. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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30 Macniven, Ian S / Peirce, Carol (Editors)
Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal NS2 1993
USA International Lawrence Durrell Society 1993 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall ix + 204pp + adverts. Softback, card covers, rubs to corners, light reading wear, general light browning to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy. Various sections cover essays, poetry, reviews, notes & queries, bibliography, plus a tribute to the late Alan G Thomas, (antiquarian, biographer, friend, bookdealer), by Gerald M Durrell. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Reflecting on 'The Bell Jar', MacPherson, Pat
31 MacPherson, Pat
Reflecting on 'The Bell Jar'
London Routledge 1991 041504393X / 9780415043939 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall x + 101pp, bibliography. Softback, previous owner's label to verso of front cover, general browning to pages, a VG copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Maltaverne (Un Adoleescent D'autrefois), Mauriac, Francois (Translated By Jean Stewart)
32 Mauriac, Francois (Translated By Jean Stewart)
Maltaverne (Un Adoleescent D'autrefois)
London Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd 1970 0413445704 / 9780413445704 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 195pp. Khaki boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Tacitus' Annals, Mellor, Ronald
33 Mellor, Ronald
Tacitus' Annals
Oxford OUP 2011 0195151933 / 9780195151930 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiv + 255pp, index, bibliography. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Truest Fairy Tale: An Anthology of the Religious Writings of G.K. Chesterton, Morris, Kevin L (Editor) / Chesterton, GK
34 Morris, Kevin L (Editor) / Chesterton, GK
The Truest Fairy Tale: An Anthology of the Religious Writings of G.K. Chesterton
Cambridge The Lutterworth Press 2007 071883061X / 9780718830618 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 255pp, index, bibliography. Softback, light wear only, VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Stratford-upon-Avon Library 1: Thomas Nashe. Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil; Summer's Last Will and Testament; The Terrors of the Night; The Unfortunate Traveller; and Selected Writings, Nashe, Thomas / Wells, Stanley (Editor)
35 Nashe, Thomas / Wells, Stanley (Editor)
The Stratford-upon-Avon Library 1: Thomas Nashe. Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil; Summer's Last Will and Testament; The Terrors of the Night; The Unfortunate Traveller; and Selected Writings
London Edward Arnold 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall ix + 374pp, glossarial notes and index, textual appendix, Blue boards, general light foxing only, a VG clean tight copy in (edge rubbed, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Old Man in the Corner, Orczy, Baroness
36 Orczy, Baroness
The Old Man in the Corner
London Hodder & Stoughton 1913 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 340pp, red boards, gilt to spine, blind-stamped figure of an old man to front board, slight fading to spine, light wear only. General light foxing to contents, page edges browned, a clean tight copy without dustwrapper. Undated but advert facing title page refers to the publication of 'El Dorado' in this year (published in 1913 and was the first of the Scarlet Pimpernel books with Hodder & Stoughton). By inference therefore, this book must be a 1913 reprint. Scarce. 
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An Index to the Early Printed Books in the British Museum: From the Invention of Printing to the Year MD. With Notes of Those in the Bodleian Library, Proctor, Robert
37 Proctor, Robert
An Index to the Early Printed Books in the British Museum: From the Invention of Printing to the Year MD. With Notes of Those in the Bodleian Library
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd 1898 First Edition Half-Leather Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 908pp. Ex-Coventry City Library with bookplate, ink stamps to verso of title page, occasional blind stamps, a few ink stamps, general light ageing. Marbled endpapers, contemporary half morocco with brown cloth boards, rubbing/bumping to edges, embossed library stamp to front board, gilt titling and library numbers to spine. Overall a Good copy of the scarce first edition. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Latin Prose Versions Contributed By Various Scholars, Ramsay, George G
38 Ramsay, George G
Latin Prose Versions Contributed By Various Scholars
Oxford Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1894 Limited/Numbered Quarter-Leather Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xii + 381pp, index, list of authors of english passages, list of contributors. Quarter bound in white vellum over maroon boards with gilt titling and bands to spine and gilt figurehead decoration to front board. Rubbing to corners otherwise light wear only, general light foxing, gilt top edge, rough cut to fore- and bottom edges. Limited edition, this is copy no. 133/300 printed on large paper. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Art of Ted Hughes, Sagar, Keith
39 Sagar, Keith
The Art of Ted Hughes
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1975 0521207142 / 9780521207140 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall vii + 213pp, indexes, bibliography, frontispiece. Black boards, light ageing, a VG copy in (slight sunning to spine) dustwrapper. The first full-length study of Ted Hughes. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Romance and Laughter in the Archipelago: Essays on Classical and Contemporary Poetics of the Malay World, Salleh, Muhammad Haji
40 Salleh, Muhammad Haji
Romance and Laughter in the Archipelago: Essays on Classical and Contemporary Poetics of the Malay World
Malaysia Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia 2006 9833391656 / 9789833391653 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xi + 371pp, index, bibliography, appendix. Softback, general light reading wear, overall a VG copy. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page, dated 12/05/16. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Selected Works, Poetry and Prose, Shevchenko, Taras
41 Shevchenko, Taras
Selected Works, Poetry and Prose
Moscow Progress Publishers 1979 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 536pp, illustrations, some in colour. Maroon cloth boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped, small losses, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Gift dedication to front endpaper, from Andrey Lebedev, son of the translator, Irina Zheleznova. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth: A Bibliographical Catalogue. Part I: The Novels with Sketches By Boz; Part II: The Christmas Book and Selected Secondary Works, Smith, Walter E
42 Smith, Walter E
Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth: A Bibliographical Catalogue. Part I: The Novels with Sketches By Boz; Part II: The Christmas Book and Selected Secondary Works
Los Angeles Heritage Book Shop 1981 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 2 volumes. Part 1: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the First Appearance of His Writings in Book Form in England with Facsimiles of the Bindings and Title Pages. The Novels with 'Sketches by Boz'. 1981. xx + 123pp, appendix, illustrated. Green boards, a few marks, light ageing only, a VG copy in (marks to rear panel) dustwrapper. Part II: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the First Appearance of His Writings in Book Form in England with Photographs of the Bindings, Title Pages, and Other Relevant Data. The Christmas Book and Selected Secondary Works. 1982. xx + 96pp, illustrated. Green boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Literature Through Film: Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation, Stam, Robert
43 Stam, Robert
Literature Through Film: Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation
Oxford Blackwell Publishers 2005 1405102888 / 9781405102889 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvii + 388pp, index, chapter notes, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Broad Stream: Aspects of Australian Literature, Stewart, Douglas
44 Stewart, Douglas
The Broad Stream: Aspects of Australian Literature
London Angus and Robertson 1975 0207131929 / 9780207131929 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Part of the 'Perspectives in Australian Literature' series. 299pp, tan boards, slight edge rubbing, light ageing, VG clean tight copy in (spine head internally reinforced, slight edge chipping with minor loss, price-clipped, protected) dustwrapper. An excellent collection of essays on the work of a wide range of Australian writers and poets. 
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Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad, Taplin, Oliver
45 Taplin, Oliver
Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad
Oxford Clarendon Press 1992 0198140274 / 9780198140276 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xi + 314pp, indexes, glossary, bibliography, appendix. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Times May Change, Thomas, Gilbert / Thomas, David St John
46 Thomas, Gilbert / Thomas, David St John
Times May Change
London The Epworth Press 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 172pp, not illustrated. Light ageing only, slight foxing to edges, blue boards, a VG copy in Good+ (slight edge chipping with minor loss, mainly to corners, not price-clipped, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Dedication to front endpaper signed 'Gilbert'. 
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The Book of the Words of the Kenilworth Castle Pageant, Thomas, L Edith
47 Thomas, L Edith
The Book of the Words of the Kenilworth Castle Pageant
Kenilworth L Edith Thomas 1939 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 99pp. Pageant performed at Kenilworth July 8th-15th 1939. Oversize card covers, edge chipping to same with small edge loss. edge tears to spine head/base. Contents clean, tight and VG. Scarce. 
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The Collected Stories. 3 Volume Set, Tolstoy, Leo (Translated from the Russian By Aylmer and Louise Maude, Introduced By John Sutherland)
48 Tolstoy, Leo (Translated from the Russian By Aylmer and Louise Maude, Introduced By John Sutherland)
The Collected Stories. 3 Volume Set
London The Folio Society 2007 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good In Slipcase 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Pisarev, Roman 3 volume set published in 2007. Volume I: xx + 497pp, 14 illustrations. Volume II: vii + 487pp, 14 illustrations. Volume III: vii + 440pp, 13 illustrations. Full green buckram blocked with a design by the artist, a Fine set, apparently unread, housed in a matching VG (minor edge bumps) slipcase. Packed weight approx 4.5kg, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man, Tomalin, Claire
49 Tomalin, Claire
Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man
London Viking 2006 0670915122 / 9780670915125 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxv + 486pp, index, bibliography, notes, 34 illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, previous owner's (Jane Austen) bookplate to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (signed by author label to front) dustwrapper. Flat signed by author on title page. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series), Wandtke, Terrence
50 Wandtke, Terrence
The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series)
RIT Press 2015 1933360860 / 9781933360867 Soft Cover New No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 206pp. Softback, new book in shrinkwrap. The author traces the history of crime comics from their beginnings to their current resurgence. 
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