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Modern English Short Stories First Series

By: Jones, Phyllis M (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1966

Seller ID: 16742

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized World's Classics Edition. 403pp, blue cloth covered boards, priceclipped dustjacket with a small tape repair to the top of the spine. Internally clean. 21 short stories from Hardy, Wells, Saki, Maugham, Forster, Lawrence Mansfield, Huxley, Elizabeth Bowen, Stella Gibbons etc. View more info

The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi

By: Jump, John D and Webster, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Basil Blackwell: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11450

Condition: Very Good


Notes on English Literature series. 71pp, softback covers. A clean, tight copy. Students notes on the characters, plot, critical interest of these 2 famous Jacobean tragedies. View more info

Madame Castel's Lodger

By: Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Book Club: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1415

Condition: Very Good


375 pp, blue boards, dustjacket by N Sandwith. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. View more info

Tales From Shakespeare

By: Lamb, Charles & Mary

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 3429

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 324pp, green cloth covered boards. 8 colour plates. Spots of foxing to the edges, otherwise clean. The classic retelling of the stories of Shakespeare's plays. View more info

Selected English Short Stories XIX and XX Centuries Second Series

By: Lamb, Dickens, Poe, James, Wilde, Gissing et al

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1951

Seller ID: 12262

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 470pp, blue cloth covered boards. Flyleaf removed, otherwise internally clean. Classic short stories, including Lamb, Poe, Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Henry James, Wilde, Gissing etc. View more info

The Phantom of the Opera Dracula

By: Leroux, Gaston and Stoker, Bram

Price: £1.50

Publisher: School Book Fairs: 1988

Seller ID: 11884

Condition: Very Good


239pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. 2 books in one, abridged for children by Doris Dickens View more info

History of the Second World War

By: Liddell Hart, B H

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Pan: 1973

Seller ID: 15292

ISBN: 0330237705

Condition: Very Good


A large paperback of 825pp, the paper browning a little with age. Softback covers a little rubbed to corners. B + w maps. Internally clean and tight. A classic account of the events and military tactics of the Second World War. View more info

History of the First World War

By: Liddell Hart, B H

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 15948

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 635pp, with complete dustjacket, a little faded to edges. Tiny spots of foxing to edges, otherwise internally very clean. B + w maps. The classic account of the events and military tactics of the First World War. View more info

One-Act Plays of Today Fourth Series

By: Marriott, J W (ed), Bax, Milne, Colum, Malleson et al

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11112

Condition: Very Good


279pp. Green cloth covered boards, a little worn to corners. 11 plays by Harold Brighouse, Clifford Bax, A A Milne, Padraic Colum, Lord Dunsany, F Sladen-Smith, Rachel Lyman Field, Gertrude Jennings, Miles Malleson, J O Francis and Sir John Hankin View more info

Aucassin & Nicolette and Othe Mediaeval Romances and Legends

By: Mason, Eungene (translator)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1910

Seller ID: 16718

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition, translated from the French and with an Introduction by Eugene Mason. 235pp, blue cloth covered boards, a very little rubbed to the corners, with gilt flower ornament to the spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. Internally clean. 16 medieval French stories. View more info

The Last Hope

By: Merriman, Henry Seton

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Nelson, ND:

Seller ID: 12469

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1920s. Pocket sized book of 373pp. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title and ornament to spine. B + w frontispiece illustration. Previous owner's name to inner board otherwise clean. View more info

Trollope on The Net

By: Moody, Ellen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trollope Society and Hambledon Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3911

ISBN: 1852851902

Condition: As New


274pp, blue boards, decorative dustjacket. B+ w illustrations. Discussions of Trollope's works, from the Trollope internet discussion group. View more info

Racine Britannicus

By: Moore, W G

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12443

Condition: Very Good


48pp, complete dustjacket. Ex school library - a couple of labels and stamps, otherwise clean. A critical appreciation - no. 1 in the Studies in French Literature series. View more info

Richard III The Great Debate History of King Richard III Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard III

By: More, Sir Thomas and Walpole, Horace

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 1965

Seller ID: 16407

Condition: Very Good


Edited and with an Introduction by Paul Kendall. 244pp, including Index, illustrated cloth covered boards. Complete card slipcase. B + w illustrations. Original owner's bookplate to the inner board, otherwise a clean copy. Two opposing views on whether Richard III was as evil as Shakespeare painted him. 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

Blackwood's Magazine Maga August 1974

By: Murphy, Dervla and Penrose, Harald and Glover, Michael et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: William Blackwood: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15367

Condition: Very Good


Vol 316, no 1906. Soft covers. Internally clean. Includes Dervla Murphy on South India, Lorn MacIntyre on Scott's Story of Invernahyle, Leslie Gardiner Prima Donna in a Plain Suit and Michael Glover A British Diplomat's Diary of 1914. 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

The Hindmost

By: Paul, William

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Futura: 1989

Seller ID: 9535

ISBN: 0708842372

Condition: Fair


304pp, illustrated softback covers, rubbed and creased to the edges. Flyleaf removed, stamp to title page - a good 'reading copy' . A stolen nuclear landmine, and a race against time. 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

Ramage and the Guillotine

By: Pope, Dudley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Alison & Secker & Warburg: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16380

ISBN: 0436377322

Condition: Very Good


286pp. Complete dustjacket illustrated by Dave Webster is a little rubbed to the top of the spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Lieutenant Lord Ramage makes a secret journey across the Channel as Napoleon prepares to invade. View more info