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Essays From Eighteenth Century Periodicals

By: Segar, M G (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14216

Condition: Very Good


191pp, beige soft covers. Previous owner's name and adrress and some light foxing to flyleaf, some page corners folding, otherwise internally clean. Introduction and Notes, and essays by Adddison, Steele, Walpole, Johnson, Fielding , Goldsmith etc. taken from 15 periodicals from 1709 to 1787. View more info

Literary Bristol and Clifton A Mini-Anthology Compiled for the Gaskell Society Conference

By: Skrine, Peter and Celia and Lane, Maggie

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bath Spa University: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11448

Condition: Fine


16pp, soft card covers. A clean copy. Extracts from literature concerning Bristol and a list of writers with Bristol or Clifton associations. View more info

None But The Brave

By: Smedley, Claude and Dowling, Jane et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Thames Publishing Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14421

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1940. 125pp, blue cloth covered boards with a light mark to the front. Colour illustrations. Previous owner's name to inner board, otherwise internally clean. 8 historical romantic stories by Claude Smedley, Jane Dowling, A M Burrage, Irene Dancyger, T C Bromley, Moiya Bridgeman, Dudley Hoys and Bertha Leonard. View more info

J B Priestley and Yorkshire Speech

By: Smith, K E

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The J B Priestley Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11459

ISBN: 0953654427

Condition: Fine


24pp, laminated soft card covers. Gift inscription signed by the author on the title page, otherwise very clean. The text of a paper read to the J B Priestley Society in 2000. View more info

The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2013

By: Smith, Marty (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Johnson Society: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16693

ISBN: 03065375

Condition: Fine


100pp, illustrated card covers. A light crease to the corner of the front cover, otherwise a very clean 'As New' copy. Articles by Tony Williams on Dickens and the Eighteenth Century and Dictionary Boswell? by Mary Baker, and Monboddo and Johnson by Phil Jones etc. View more info

Faery Queene Book I

By: Spenser, Edmund and Kitchin, G W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1948

Seller ID: 12502

Condition: Very Good


New edition. Introduction, Cantos I to XII and Notes. Glossary by Rev A L Mayhew. Green cloth covered boards. A clean copy. View more info

Meisterwerke Deutscher Sprache Aus Dem Neunzehnten Jahrhundert

By: Staiger, Emil

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Atlantis Verlag: 1961

Seller ID: 16655

Condition: Very Good


German text. 258pp, brown cloth covered boards. The title panel to the spine is a little rubbed, otherwise this is a very clean Near Fine copy. Passages from Holderlin, Kleist, Jean Paul, Goethe, Grillparzer, Stifter, C F Meyer Hofmannstal etc. View more info

Early Eighteenth Century Poetry

By: Sutherland, James (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12804

Condition: Fine


192pp, dustjacket with one closed tear. Internally very clean. Introduction, and selections with notes from the poetry of the early eighteenth century - Swift, Pope, Congreve, Addison etc.. View more info

In Hot Pursuit

By: Thompson, Vicki Lewis, and Lewis, Sherry and Fox, Roz Denny

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Mills & Boon: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9341

ISBN: 0263828417

Condition: Very Good


298pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. Internally very clean. 3 stories - That's My Baby!, For The Baby's Sake and Baby, Baby View more info

Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume One Pre Shakespearean Tragedies

By: Thorndike, Ashley (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1959

Seller ID: 15216

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. Introduction by Ashley Thorndike, with later revisions. 322pp, including Glossary. Blue cloth covered boards. One light mark to bottom edge, otherwise a very clean copy. 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

Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume Two Pre Shakespearean Tragedies

By: Thorndike, Ashley (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1959

Seller ID: 15217

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. Introduction by Ashley Thorndike, with later revisions. 312pp, including Glossary. Blue cloth covered boards. One light mark to bottom edge, otherwise a very clean copy. 5 plays - Ralph Roister Doister by Udall, Endimion by Lyly, The Old Wives' Tale by George Peele, Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay and James the Fourth by Robert Greene. View more info

Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume Two Pre Shakespearean Tragedies

By: Thorndike, Ashley (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16196

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910. Introduction by Ashley Thorndike. 312pp, including Glossary. Green cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. A very clean copy. 5 plays - Ralph Roister Doister by Udall, Endimion by Lyly, The Old Wives' Tale by George Peele, Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay and James the Fourth by Robert Greene. View more info

Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume One Pre Shakespearean Tragedies

By: Thorndike, Ashley (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16197

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910. Introduction by Ashley Thorndike. 322pp, including Glossary. Green cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. A very clean copy. 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

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

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 Guardian Review Book of Short Stories

By: Trevor, William and Atwood, Margaret, Tremain, Rose, and Drabble, Margaret et al

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Guardian: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14570

Condition: Fine


125pp, illustrated soft covers with one very light crease to the front. Internally very clean and tight. 11 previously unpublished short stories, by William Trevor, Margaret Atwood, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Helen Simpson, Rose Tremain, Mohsin Hamid, Rachel Cusk, Margaret Drabble, Hisham Matar, Audrey Niffenegger and Polly Sampson. View more info

The Guardian Review Book of Short Stories

By: Trevor, William and Atwood, Margaret, Tremain, Rose, and Drabble, Margaret et al

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Guardian: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15033

Condition: Fine


125pp, illustrated soft covers. A very clean, tight copy. 11 previously unpublished short stories, by William Trevor, Margaret Atwood, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Helen Simpson, Rose Tremain, Mohsin Hamid, Rachel Cusk, Margaret Drabble, Hisham Matar, Audrey Niffenegger and Polly Sampson. View more info

The Prime Minister

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Oxford: 2008

Seller ID: 15996

ISBN: 0199537755

Condition: Good


World's Classics Edition, with an Introduction John McCormack. Edited with Notes by Jenny Uglow. 438pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Ex library - barcode on flyleaf and ownership label to back of title page, otherwise internally clean and tight - a good 'working copy'. View more info

Impressions of English Literature

By: Turner, W J (ed) and O'Brien, Kate and Cecil, David and Greene, Graham and Bowen, Elizabeth and Woodward, E L

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Collins: 1944

Seller ID: 6536

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Britain in Pictures series. 2nd impression. A large book of 324pp, with orange cloth covered boards, a little sun faded to spine, no dustjacket. Many attractive full-page colour illustrations, as well as b + w illustrtaions. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Essays include Lord David Cecil on The English Poets, Graham Greene on British Dramatists and Elizabeth Bowen on The English Novelists. View more info

The Traveller

By: Twelve Hawks, John

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Corgi: 2006

Seller ID: 11810

ISBN: 0552152692

Condition: As New


605pp, illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight copy. Can the Corrigan brothers hide from the mercenary who has been tasked to kill them? View more info