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More Stories From the Raj and After from Kipling to the Present Day

By: Cowasjee, Saros (ed)

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Grafton: 1986

Seller ID: 15131

ISBN: 0586065261

Condition: 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. View more info

Montaigne Sa Vie Son Oeuvre Avec Un Expose De Sa Philosophie

By: Cresson, Andre

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Presses Universitaires De France: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14245

Condition: Good


147pp, the paper browning a little with age, softback covers with a little loss to base of spine. Text in French. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, pencil underlining and notes, but a good 'working copy' Part of the Philosophes series. View more info

The Reader's Digest Companion

By: Cronin, A J and Lane, Margaret and Burgess, Alan Etc

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1953

Seller ID: 3942

Condition: Very Good


275p, blue boards with gilt title, faded to spine. Internally clean. Articles from the previous 12 years of the Reader's Digest, including one on Beatrix Potter by Margaret Lane. A J Cronin, Patrick Campbell etc. View more info

Great Love Stories of the World

By: D H Lawrence, Willa Cather, Homer, Dante, Yeats et al

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Chancellor: 1990

Seller ID: 12334

ISBN: 1851520899

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Fort Comme La Mort or The Ruling Passion and Other Stories

By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Heron: 1968

Seller ID: 12272

Condition: Very Good


368pp, green leatherette covered boards with gilt decoration and ribbon bookmark. B + w frontispiece portrait. A very little wear to spine, internally very clean. 6 complete stories. Volume IV in the Masterpieces of Maupassant series. View more info

The Confessions of an English Opium Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1910

Seller ID: 10396

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. 274pp, brown cloth covered boards, a litttle worn faded to spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a few small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. View more info

The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2001

By: Dudley, John (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Johnson Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11412

ISBN: 03065375

Condition: As New


60pp, illustrated card covers. A clean copy. Articles by Frank Delaney 'The Presence of Dr Johnson', Graham Nicholls' Johnson reads for the Dictionary' Denis Gibbs 'Sir John Floyer', ' S J and the Stanhope Family' View more info

The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2002

By: Dudley, John (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Johnson Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11413

ISBN: 03065375

Condition: As New


60pp, illustrated card covers. A clean copy. Articles by Adam Sisman ' Dr Johnson's Second Wife', Ian McIntyre' Johnson and Garrick' Kenneth Bowe 'A Famous Argument' View more info

The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2003

By: Dudley, John (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Johnson Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11418

ISBN: 03065375

Condition: As New


58pp, illustrated card covers. A clean copy. Articles by John Sergeant 'Dr Johnson the Journalist', Vanessa Collingridge 'Captain Cook' Denis Gibbs '2 Views of Lichfield', Philip Spinks 'Why a hatred for Sir John Pringle?', Martha Ross Smith 'The Whitehallls of Pipe Rideware' and Very Rev Dr Arnold S. Matthew's Day Sermon' View more info

Crimson Snow Winter Mysteries

By: Edwards, Martin (ed) and Wallace, Edgar and Allingham, Margery et al

Price: £3.50

Publisher: British Library: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16518

ISBN: 0712356851

Condition: As New


Introduction by Martin Edwards. 317pp, illustrated soft covers. A very clean copy. A dozen vintage crime stories set in Winter, by famous crime writers such as Margery Allingham and Edgar Wallace, and by less familar authors. View more info

Twentieth Century Autumn 1963

By: Eysenck, H J and Grimond, Jo, and Lessing, Doris et al

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Twentieth Century: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10643

Condition: Very Good


Quarterly magazine. 160pp, softback covers. A few small, light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. 'What's Wrong With Education? ' issue. View more info

Shorter Novels Jacobean and Restoration Ornatus & Artesia Oroonoko Isle of Pines Incognita

By: Ford, Emanuel, Behn, Mrs, Neville, Henry and Congreve, William

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12475

Condition: Very Good


303pp. red cloth covered boards. Introduction by Philip Henderson. Previous owner's bookplate to inner board, one small mark to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Four 17th century novels by Ford, Behn and Congreve View more info

Shorter Novels Jacobean and Restoration Ornatus & Artesia Oroonoko Isle of Pines Incognita

By: Ford, Emanuel, Behn, Mrs, Neville, Henry and Congreve, William

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1949

Seller ID: 16099

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. 303pp. red cloth covered boards. Introduction by Philip Henderson. Internally very clean. Four 17th century novels by Ford, Behn and Congreve - Ornatus & Artesia. Oroonoko, Isle of Pines and Incognita. View more info

Geraldine Jewsbury's Athenaeum Reviews A Mirror of Mid Victorian Attitudes to Fiction

By: Fryckstedt, Monica Correa

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Uppsala, Almqvist & Wiksell: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16569

ISBN: 9155419143

Condition: Fine


163pp, card covers. The complete dustjacket, with a photograph of Miss Jewsbury, is a little sun faded to the spine. Internally very clean and tight. Miss Jewsbury was a victorian novelist who wrote thousands of book reviews in the 1850 and 1860s. View more info

Shadows On The Moon The Complete Edition

By: Gaddis, Peggy

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Sharon Publications: 1960

Seller ID: 11608

Condition: Good


156pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers with a number written on the front in felt tip. Internally clean and tight. Romance - Eve faces challenges running the Harrison empire in Florida View more info

A Glimpse of Stocking

By: Gage, Elizabeth

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Corgi: 1989

Seller ID: 9340

ISBN: 0552132667

Condition: Good


755pp, illustrated softback covers with creases. Internally clean. 3 woman, capable of unforgivable acts View more info

The Organization Mad

By: Gaines, William M and Feldstein, Albert B

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Signet: 1960

Seller ID: 10629

Condition: Very Good


192pp, the paper browning with age, illustrated softback covers. B + w cartoons and illustrations. A clean, tight copy. View more info

The Silkworm

By: Galbraith, Robert

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Sphere: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16404

ISBN: 1408704021

Condition: As New


First edition. 456pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. A second case for J K Rowling's private detective Cormoran Strike - a novelist has gone missing. View more info

The Archers Omnibus

By: Gallagher, Jock

Price: £6.50

Publisher: BBC: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8013

ISBN: 0563360011

Condition: As New


Large format. 128pp. B + w photographs and endpaper map. A printer's crease to the fornt of the dustjacket, otherwise clean and as new. The BBC Official Companion to radio's most popular serial. View more info

The Lackey and the Lady

By: Gallon, Tom

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13263

Condition: Very Good


320pp, green cloth covered boards , a little worn to spine. Has belonged to a private circulating library - evidenced only by a label to the inner back board. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Rare. View more info