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1 A L Rowse, Gerald Pawle, Jane Meiring, James Harper et al Blackwood's Magazine Maga February 1978
William Blackwood 1978 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft covers. Internally clean. Includes A L Rowse on the poetry of John Betjeman, cricket writer by Gerald Pawle, Typhoon Country by James Harper etc. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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2 Alvarez, A and Fuller, Roy and Thwaite, Anthony Penguin Modern Poets 18 A Alvarez Roy Fuller ANthony Thwaite
Penguin 1970 0140421297 / 9780140421293 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
144pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated sofback covers. Internally very clean and tight. A selection to illustrate the three poets' characteristics in style and form 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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3 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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4 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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5 By the Author of 'Waverley' Etc [Scott, Walter] Peveril of the Peak Vol II
Archibald Constable 1822 First Edition Hard Cover Good  
Volume II of four only. 319pp, leather and marbled paoer covered boards now detached, spine cover missing. Spots of foxing to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy, which would repay rebinding.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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6 Byrne, Paula Perdita The Life of Mary Robinson
Harper Perennial 2005 0007164599 / 9780007164592 Mass Market Paperback Fine 
Full size paperback of 477pp, with illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. One light crease to spine, otherwise very clean, tight, and as new. The romantic story of the eighteenth century actress, feminist and writer. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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7 Cairncross, A S (ed) Eight Essayists Bacon Steele Addison Goldsmith Lamb Hazlitt Stevenson Chesterton
Macmillan 1938 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
269pp, including Notes and Essay Questions. Green cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name on flyleaf and back board, otherwise internally clean. Selections from the best essayists. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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8 Carlyle, Thomas Sartor Resartus The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh
Oxford 1906 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 264pp, green cloth covered boards. Decorated title with author portrait. Internally clean. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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9 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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10 Corbet-Seymour, M Dulcie King A Story For Girls
Blackie 1901 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket Gertrude Demain Hammond 
224pp, damp faded blue cloth covered boards with a ring of orange daisies, light marks to edge of spine. 2 b + w illustrations. Sunday School gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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11 Cournos, John (ed) American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century
Dent 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
First Everyman edition, edited and with an Introduction by John Cournos. 372pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt ornament ot spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally very clean. 20 short stories from William Austin to O Henry. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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12 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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13 Cowasjee, Saros (ed) More Stories From the Raj and After from Kipling to the Present Day
Grafton 1986 0586065261 / 9780586065266 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
288pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. 17 short stories by Kipling, Leonard Woolf, R K Narayan, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Rajia Rao, Attia Hosain etc set in India. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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14 Cresson, Andre Ernest Renan Sa Vie Son Oeuvre Avec Un Expose De Sa Philosophie
Presses Universitaires De France 1949 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
128pp, the paper browning a little with age, softback covers with a little wear to base of spine. Text in French. Internally clean. Part of the Philosophes series. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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15 D H Lawrence, Willa Cather, Homer, Dante, Yeats et al Great Love Stories of the World
Chancellor 1990 1851520899 / 9781851520893 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 
Originally published in 1932. A heavy book of 895pp, with laminated illustrated hard covers. A clean copy. Great love stories from around the world, from ancient, medieval and modern times. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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16 Dalby, Richard (ed) Ellis Peters, Agatha Christie, Conan Doyle, Edgar Wallace et al Crime for Christmas
Michael O'Mara 1991 185479034X / 9781854790347 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Foreword by Peter Cushing. 280pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. One very faint mark to foredge, otherwise internally clean. 16 crime and mystery stories for Christmas - Wilkie Collins, Thomas Hardy, Agatha Christie, Edgar Wallace, HRF Keating etc. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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17 De Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel Don Quixote Volume II Part II
Dent 1914 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 
Everyman edition. 4773pp, blue cloth covered boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. This volume contains the complete Part II  
Price: 4.00 GBP
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18 De Selincourt, Hugh The Cricket Match
Jonathan Cape 1936 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Florin Books edition. 256pp in oatmeal hessian cloth covered boards with brown lettering, a little sun darkened to spine. Internally clean. A cricket match takes place in the village of TIllingfold. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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19 De Troyes, Chretien Arthurian Romances
Dent 1976 0460016989 / 9780460016988 Mass Market Paperback Fine 
Everyman edition, translated by W W Comfort and with an Introduction by D D R Owen. 375pp,the page edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with no creases. A clean, tight copy. The stories of the Knights of the Round Table - Erec et Enide, Cliges, Yvain and Lancelot. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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20 De Vigny, Alfred Chatterton Drame
Larousse 1937 Soft Cover Very Good 
Edited by Henri Maugis. 100pp, softback covers with decorative front cover in purple. Text in French. Frontispiece illustration. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. Includes the text of the play, biographical, historical and literary notes etc. Part of the Classiques Larousse series. 
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