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1 (Hamilton, Elizabeth) Memoirs of Modern Philosophers Vol III
Bath Cruttwell for Robinson 1800 First Edition Disbound Poor 
366pp, has the remains of a leather spine, but lacks the boards. Hand cut edges, frayed to the first few pages. The text of Vol III is complete and internally clean - a good 'reading copy' only. Published anonymously by Elizabeth Hamilton, the novel satirises the Godwin circle, attacking Mary Hays while praising Mary Wollstonecraft. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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2 (Johnson, Samuel et al) The Idler By The Author of The Rambler with Additional Essays in Two Volumes Volume the Second
J Hodges, W Millar, R Tonson et al 1790 Hard Cover Fair 
Sixth edition. Volume II only. 247pp, hand made and hand cut paper. Marbled paper covered boards, worn to the edges and lacking the spine cover. The title page and contents are present, but the book has been bound without pp 1-12, so that the first complete Number is 56, otherwise this volume is complete, with the three Additional Essays. A suitable 'reading copy'. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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3 (Mackenzie, Henry - editor) The Lounger A Periodical Paper Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1785 and 1786 Vol II
A Strahan 1788 First Edition Full-Leather Good 
312pp, worn leather boards with wear to the corners and edges, the spine cracked but holding. Previous owner's names to inner board and title page, othrerwise internally clean. A good 'reading copy'. Volume II contains Numbers 36 to 69. Edited and contributed to by Henry Mackenzie, an author, lawyer and Comptroller of The Taxes for Scotland. 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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4 - The Arabian Nights A Selection for the Most Part from Lane's Translation
Oxford 1939 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good A B Houghton and Others 
733pp, dark blue cloth coverd boards. Wartime economy dustjacket with a little loss to top of the spine. 46 b + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A selection from Lane's translation with the adventures of Caliph Haroun Alrraschid, Aladdin, Ali Baba etc. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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5 A J Talbot , F Morton Howard, Mabel Constandouros, George Porter, Anthony Pelissier, Philip Johnson, Howard Agg and Neil Grant The One-Act Theatre The Fifth Book
Samuel French 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 
132pp, orange cloth covered boards, faded to spine. Internally clean. 7 short plays - T'Drama League Coop, A Visitor For Christmas, The Ogboddy's Outing, Album Leaf, Make-Up, One Morning Very Early, and The Picnic  
Price: 5.00 GBP
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6 Amis, Martin and Naipaul, Shiva, and Boyd, William and Tremain, Rose, and McEwan, Ian and Rushdie, Salman et al Granta Best of Young British Novelists 7
Penguin 1983 0140068333 / 9780140068337 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
319pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A reprint of the classic issue of Granta, with extracts from the 20 writers judged in 1983 to be the best of their generation. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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7 Atkins, Frederick A and Dawson, W J (eds) Annie S Swan, General Booth, Joseph Hocking, Henry Irving, H C G Moule, Edmund Gosse The Young Man A Monthly Journal and Review Volume VI January to December 1892
Partridge 1893 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A tall volume of 428pp, cloth bound boards with leather spine. Frontispiece portrait of Gladstone and many engraved illustrations. Internally clean. Includes travel (includes Scotland), book reviews, stories, science etc. Contributors include Annie S Swan, General Booth, Joseph Hocking, Henry Irving, Edmund Gosse and H C G Moule. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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8 Banks, R A (ed) and Asimov and Wyndham and CLarke, Arthur C and Forster, E Mand Fast, Howard and Golding, William et al Ten Science Fiction Stories
Hodder and Stoughton 034021371X / 9780340213711 Mass Market Paperback Very Good  
156pp, softback covers with a couple of light creases. Title page neatly removed, a couple of light marks to foredge, otherwise internallly clean. 10 stories. Authors include Swift, Stevenson, Wells and Fast  
Price: 5.50 GBP
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9 Beatty, C J P Guide to St Michael, Stinsford
Stinsford PCC 1997 0953056600 / 9780953056606 Soft Cover Fine  
Revised and enlarged second edition. 9pp, illustrated card covers. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Comes with a one-page guide sheet. The church is famous for its Thomas Hardy associations.  
Price: 5.50 GBP
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10 Bennett, Arnold and Chesterton, G K and Huxley, Julian and Belloc, Hilaire and Walpole, Hugh, and Conan Doyle, Arthur et al Where Are The Dead?
Cassell 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
137pp, and xi pp advertisement for Swedenborg's Teaching at the back. Olive green cloth covered boards. Spots of foxing to foredge, gift inscription to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A collection of 22 essays on whether there is a life after death, by the leading writers of the time. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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11 Bundock, Michael (ed) The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2002-2003
Johnson Society of London 2004 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 77pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on SJ and the law, SJ and John Wesley, Antipathy of Mason, Gray Walpole and SJ, Erasmus Darwin, SJ and teachers etc 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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12 Bundock, Michael (ed) The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2003-2004
Johnson Society of London 2005 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 82pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on SJ's Criticism. Francis Barber, John Nichols, Dr Richard WIlkes, Anna Seward and SJ and public sculpture 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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13 Bundock, Michael (ed) Beryl Bainbridge et al The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2000-2001
Johnson Society of London 2002 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 93pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Prizefighting, Johnson's Milton, Elizabeth Carter & Catherine Talbot, Mrs Piozzi and SJ and his Physicians 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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14 Bundock, Michael (ed) Frank Delaney et al The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 1998- 1999
Johnson Society of London 2000 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 74pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Johnson & Economics, the Devout Dr Johnson, C18 Readers, Fanny Burney, Charlotte Smith etc 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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15 Bundock, Michael (ed) P D James et al The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 1997-1998
Johnson Society of London 1999 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 76pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Dr Fleeman's Bibliography, Sarah Fielding, Despair and its Antidotes, SJ and Politics, SJ and the Imagination, Goldsmith and SJ 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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16 Charteris, Leslie and Gardner, Erle Stanley and Poe, Edgar Allan and Freeman, R Austin et al The Saint Mystery Magazine February 1964
Atlas 1964 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Vol 9, no 12, British Edition. 112pp, the paper browning with age, purple softback covers. A little loss to some of the top corners, otherwise internally clean and tight. Includes a new Saint story - the Russian Prisoner and 8 other stories by Julian Symons, Poe, Gardner, R Austin Freeman, Lawrence Blochman James Malan, William Lemly and Stephen Dentinger. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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17 Christie, Agatha and Oppenheim, E Phillips Two Thrillers The Under Dog Blackman's Wood
Daily Express Fiction Library 1111 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Probably 1930s. 188pp, leather effect cloth covered boards with gilt title. Internally clean. Two thrillers - a Hercule Poirot detective story and a murder at a shooting party. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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18 Cole, Jackson The Frontier Legion
Ward Lock 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
158pp, red boards, a little bumped to one corner. Internally clean. Western adventure, set in Texas. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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19 Cotterill, H B Macaulay's Essay on Milton with Notes, Abstract, Chronological Summaries Etc
Macmillan 1899 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
180 pp, grey cloth covered boards, with a couple of small marks. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, one page has a little light underlining, otherwise internally clean. Includes extensive notes on the essay and a biographical summary of Milton's life and events of the time. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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20 Cournos, John (ed) American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century
Dent 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Everyman edition, edited and with an Introduction by John Cournos. 372pp, dustjacket with short closed tears to the edges. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise iinternally clean. 20 short stories from William Austin to O Henry. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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