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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 A very clean, tight copy. 11 previously unpublished short stories, by William Trevor, Margaret Atwood, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Helen Simpson, Rose Tremain, Mohsin Hamid, Rachel Cusk, Margaret Drabble, Hisham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

The Education of an American

By: Valentine, Alan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Calder: 1957

Seller ID: 315

Condition: Very Good


283 pp, brown boards. Neat stamp to title page and ticket holder inside front board, white painted number to spine, otherwise clean and VG.. View more info

Het Literaire Leven

By: Van Straaten, Peter and Carmiggelt, S

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Amsterdam: 1987

Seller ID: 5891

ISBN: 9029511133

Condition: Fine


Softback of 180pp, with b + w cartoon illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Text in Dutch. View more info

The Gold Of The Gods

By: Von Daniken, Erich

Price: £4.00

Publisher: BCA: 1974

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 4445

Condition: Very Good


210pp, dustjacket by Brian Paine. Colour and b + w illustrations. One small mark to dustjacket, one crease to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. The evidence for extraterrrestrial beings, in Peru, Ecuador, Red Indian legends, etc. View more info

What Became of Pam

By: Von Hutten, Baroness

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Readers Library Publishing Co:

Seller ID: 9816

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1930. Copyright edition. 252pp, red cloth covered boards, dustjacket with closed tears. Small but clear type. A sequel to 'Pam'. 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

The Professor at the Breakfast Table

By: Wendell Holmes, Oliver

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dent: 1911

Seller ID: 16081

Condition: Very Good


A reprint of the first Everyman edition. 300pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament, now faded, to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Gift inscription dated 1919 to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Essays on life and religion. View more info

The Young Rebecca Writings of Rebecca West 1911 - 17

By: West, Rebecca and Marcus, Jane (ed)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8780

ISBN: 0333255895

Condition: Fine


402pp, complete dustjacket with a couple of light creases. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Criticism and essays, and a complete short story. 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

The Transactions of the Johnson Society 1996

By: Wilson, Anne (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Johnson Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11411

ISBN: 03065375

Condition: Very Good


62pp, soft covers. One mark to front cover, otherwise a clean copy. Articles by Ian Campbell (The Life) , Brian Todd (Boswell's wife), Howard Clayton (the statue), Percy Young (Burney) and Anthony Wilson (patrons). View more info

The Transactions of the Johnson Society 1997

By: Wilson, Anne (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Johnson Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11415

ISBN: 03065375

Condition: Fine


62pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Articles by Graham Nicholls (4 Quotations, Friendship with John Taylor), James Boulton (Wisdom of SJ), Johnson's Bestiary, and Ashbourne Friends. View more info

Accomodation Wanted

By: Wynne-Tyson, Jon

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Britannicus Liber: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7259

Condition: Very Good


76pp, illustrated paper covered boards. B + w illustrations. A couple of small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The joys of living in lodgings, and how to deal with your landlady. View more info