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Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume One Pre Shakespearean Tragedies

By: Thorndike, Ashley (ed)

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Dent: 1920

Seller ID: 16735

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. Itroduction by Ashley Thorndike. 322pp, including Glossary. Green cloth covered boards with a light mark to the spine. Ex training college library, with a stamp to the inner board and flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. 5 plays - Gorboduc by Norton and Sackville, Arden of Feversham, David and Bethsabe by George Peele, The Spanish Tragedy by Kyd and Cambyses by Thomas Preston. View more info

Expect No Mercy Another Thrilling Q E D Detective Mystery

By: Thorne, E P

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Wright & Brown: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16293

Condition: Good


176pp, complete illustrated dustjacket in a removeable plastic sleeve. Ex private circulating library, evidenced only by a sticker to the spine of the dustjacket. Traces of label removed from flyleaf, a couple of marks - a good 'reading copy'. A judge's life is threatened - and the killer must be found in 30 minutes. View more info

Argosy April 1952

By: Thurber, James and Bradbury, Ray, Lawrence D H, Dickson, Carter et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10930

Condition: Very Good


Softback magazine, with short stories by D H Lawrence etc. 144pp, a little wear to ends of spine, a few light spots of foxing, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole

By: Townsend, Sue

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1984

Seller ID: 629

ISBN: 0413531309

Condition: Fine


192 pp, the edges browning a little, green boards, complete dustjacket. Line drawings by Caroline Holden. A clean copy. View more info

English Prose Narrative Descriptive and Dramatic

By: Treble, H A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1936

Seller ID: 17009

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 510pp, India paper, blue cloth covered boards with gilt title. Ribbon bookmark. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An anthology of the best English prose passages from Malory c 1470 via Shakespeare, Milton, Bunyan, Swift, Johnson, Scott, Austen, Lamb. Dickens, Bronte etc to Eliot, Meredith and R L Stevenson View more info

Beyond The Pale and Other Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 2011

Seller ID: 16750

Condition: Fine


18 short stories, selected by the author for this edition, and with an Introduction. Second printing of the first edition. 336pp, colour illustred boards in a black card slipcase. Colour illustrations by Lyndon Hayes. A very clean copy. View more info

Michael Kohlhaas

By: Von Kleist, Heinrich

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1937

Seller ID: 14442

Condition: Good


Edited, and with an Introduction and Notes in English, by F W Wilson. Text in German fraktur type. 205 pp, brown cloth covered boards. Extensive notes to inner cover and in pencil to the text - a good 'working copy' only. View more info

Selected English Short Stories XIX Century First Series

By: Walker, Hugh (ed)

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1947

Seller ID: 16770

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 468pp, blue cloth covered boards with faded gilt title. Internally clean. Classic English short stories from Scott, Lamb, Disraeli, Poe, Gaskell, Dickens, Trollope, Meredith, Brett Harte, Stevenson, Gissing etc. View more info

Selected English Short Stories XIX Century First Series

By: Walker, Hugh (ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1947

Seller ID: 16999

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 468pp, blue cloth covered boards with faded gilt title. Internally clean. Classic English short stories from Scott, Lamb, Disraeli, Poe, Gaskell, Dickens, Trollope, Meredith, Brett Harte, Stevenson, Gissing etc. View more info

Webster and Ford Selected Plays

By: Webster, John and Ford, John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1961

Seller ID: 13272

Condition: Good


Everyman edition, with an Introduction by G B Harrison. 336pp, Complete dustjacket illustrated by Charles Raymond is a little rubbed to the edges and front. Dark spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. Four plays - The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi, The Broken Heart and Tis Pity She's A Whore. View more info

Six Plays By Contemporaries of Shakespeare The Shoemaker's Holiday The White Devil The Knight of the Burning Pestle Philaster The Duchess of Malfi A New Way to Pay Old Debts

By: Wheeler, C B (ed) Thomas Dekker, John Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher, Philip Masssinger

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1952

Seller ID: 12267

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 595pp, blue cloth covered boards.Tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Matthew Arnold A Centennial Exhibition

By: Woof, Robert (ed)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: The Wordsworth Trust: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15111

Condition: Very Good


A large folio sized exhibition catalogue of 12 pages. Introductory essay by Robert Woof on the work of the educator, poet and critic. Descriptions and many b + w illustrations of items in the exhibiton. A clean copy. View more info