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Great Modern British Plays

By: Marriott, J W (ed), Bennett, Pinero, Coward, Maugham, Dane, Galsworthy et al

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10922

Condition: Very Good


Heavy book of 1083pp. Marroon cloth covered boards. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. The text of 19 plays - including Hobson's Choice, Trelawny of the Wells etc View more info

Great Modern British Plays

By: Marriott, J W (ed), Bennett, Pinero, Coward, Maugham, Dane, Galsworthy et al

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11086

Condition: Very Good


Heavy book of 1083pp, dustjacket with wear to edges of spine. A couple of small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. The text of 19 plays - including Hobson's Choice, Trelawny of the Wells etc View more info

The Regency Collection 3 Dear Lady Disdain An Angel's Touch

By: Marshall, Paula and Bailey, Elizabeth

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Mills & Boon: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9426

ISBN: 0263817091

Condition: Very Good


510pp, softback covers with light creases to spine. A clean, tight copy. Two complete Regency Romance stories View more info

The Best of the Raconteurs

By: Morley, Sheridan and Heald, Tim

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 2000

Seller ID: 16426

Condition: As New


Introduction by Sheridan Morley. 288pp, illustrated cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations by John Lawrence. Complete unworn slipcase. A very clean copy. Short anecdotes, mainly by or about famous people - Byron, Churchill, Chaplin to Barry Humphries and Kenneth Williams. View more info

John Halifax, Gentleman

By: Mrs Craik

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 13512

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1930. Nelson's Sixpenny Classics series. 537pp, blue cloth covered boards. B + w frontispiece illustration. Original owner's name and address to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Firsts Collecting Modern First Editions February 1994

By: Navis, Al and Saltsman, Tom and Michaud, Charles and Smiley, Robin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Firsts Magazine:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11117

Condition: Fine


Large format magazine of 56pp. A clean copy. Contents include British Adventure Fiction - Desmond Bagley Duncan Kyle Brian Callison - collecting Mario Vargas Llosa, Latin American fiction etc View more info

Great Tales of Detection

By: O. Henry and Edgar Wallace and Poe and Conrad and L P Hartley et al

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Chancellor: 1991

Seller ID: 11346

ISBN: 1851521089

Condition: Very Good


620pp, the edges browning a little with age. Laminated illustrated hard covers. A clean, Near Fine, copy. 41 great detective stories, by Saki, Allingham, Orczy, Chesterton etc View more info

Ariosto Minore e l'Umanesimo Ferrarese Motivi e Problemi Danteschi

By: Pasquazi, Silvio

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Elia: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16361

Condition: Fine


329pp. Unbound gatherings, as issued, in soft card covers. A very clean copy. The works of the writer of the Orlando Furioso in the context of the court culture of Ferrara. View more info

Selected English Essays

By: Peacock, W (ed)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1935

Seller ID: 3349

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 543pp, blue cloth covered boards. Ribbon bookmark. Internally clean. Classic English essays from Bacon through Addison, Steele, Johnson, Lamb, Hazlitt, Shelley, Thackeray etc to Robert Louis Stevenson. View more info

The Plantagenet Prelude

By: Plaidy, Jean

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 7893

Condition: Fine


335pp. Complete dustjacket a very little rubbed to edges. B + w decorations. Internally very clean. The story of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, King Henry, and Thomas A Becket. View more info

Cervantes

By: Predmore, Richard L

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12793

ISBN: 0500010935

Condition: Fine


Large format. 224pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a couple of short tears. 170 illustrations, including 18 in colour. Internally very clean. The adventurous life of the author of 'Don Quixote'. A heavy book - we may need extra postage. View more info

The Oxford Book of Short Stories

By: Pritchett, V S (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1989

Seller ID: 11347

ISBN: 019282113X

Condition: Very Good


549pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. A clean, tight, Near Fine copy. 41 of the best short stories from Sir Walter Scott to William Trevor and John Updike. View more info

Turnstile One

By: Pritchett, V S (ed) James Joyce, Woolf, Auden, Betjeman

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Turnstile Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11318

Condition: Very Good


253pp, cloth covered boards. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean, An important anthology - original poems, stories, reviews etc from the New Statesman. Includes Joyce, D H Lawrence, Betjeman, Woolf, Auden etc. View more info

Girls Will Be Girls

By: Radford Evans, J

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Spring Books: 1949

Seller ID: 16381

Condition: Good


188pp, the paper browning a little with age. Blue boards, faded to the spine and edge and with one light mark to the front. Gift inscription and name to flyleaf, faint traces of name to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A school and sea adventure story for girls. View more info

Analog Science Fact & Science Fiction

By: Raphael, Rick and Dickson, Gordon and Anvil, Christopher and Porges, Arthur et al

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Atlas: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10758

Condition: Very Good


June 1963 British issue. 128pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers. Internally clean and tight. Novelette (Code 3), short stories, and serial (Space Viking) by H Beam Piper. View more info

The London Book of English Prose

By: Read, Herbert and Dobree, Bonamy (eds)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Eye & Spottiswoode: 1951

Seller ID: 11710

Condition: Very Good


572pp, dustjacket with a little loss to edges. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An anthology of the best 'narrative, scientific and emotive' prose. View more info

The Cloister and the Hearth

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Odhams Press: 1111

Seller ID: 11887

Condition: Good


Probably 1930s. 653pp, red cloth covered boards, with impressed design. Author portrait. Spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A classic story, set in the MIddle Ages. View more info

Let's Look at the Bible!

By: Redlich, E Basil

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1947

Seller ID: 16302

Condition: Very Good


1947 reprint of the 1938 first edition. 262pp, colour illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The chief Bible stories explained, in answer to questions posed by three children. View more info

Pamela Shamela

By: Richardson, Samuel and Fielding, Henry

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Signet New American LIbrary: 1980

Seller ID: 15652

ISBN: 0451513665

Condition: Very Good


With an Introduction by John M Bullitt. 570pp, illustrated softback covers. Internally clean and tight. Two complete novels - Richardson's Pamela, and Fielding's satire on it An Apology for the Life of Mrs Shamela Andrews. View more info

Winter Love It Or Leave It

By: Rosenthal, A M and Gleb, Arthur (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Ebury Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6120

ISBN: 0852235585

Condition: Fine


1st softback edition. 352pp. Very clean. Essays on Winter travel from Margaret Atwood, Muriel Spark, Derek Walcott, Peter Benchley, V S Pritchett etc. Part of the Sophisticated Traveller series. View more info