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Blackwood's Magazine Maga February 1978

By: A L Rowse, Gerald Pawle, Jane Meiring, James Harper et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: William Blackwood: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15370

Condition: Very Good

Soft covers. Internally clean. Includes A L Rowse on the poetry of John Betjeman, cricket writer by Gerald Pawle, Typhoon Country by James Harper etc. View more info

Penguin Modern Poets 18 A Alvarez Roy Fuller ANthony Thwaite

By: Alvarez, A and Fuller, Roy and Thwaite, Anthony

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1970

Seller ID: 15833

ISBN: 0140421297

Condition: Very Good

144pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated sofback covers. Internally very clean and tight. A selection to illustrate the three poets' characteristics in style and form View more info

Granta Best of Young British Novelists 7

By: Amis, Martin and Naipaul, Shiva, and Boyd, William and Tremain, Rose, and McEwan, Ian and Rushdie, Salman et al

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14888

ISBN: 0140068333

Condition: Very Good

319pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A reprint of the classic issue of Granta, with extracts from the 20 writers judged in 1983 to be the best of their generation. View more info

Ten Science Fiction Stories

By: Banks, R A (ed) and Asimov and Wyndham and CLarke, Arthur C and Forster, E Mand Fast, Howard and Golding, William et al

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 11303

ISBN: 034021371X

Condition: Very Good

156pp, softback covers with a couple of light creases. Title page neatly removed, a couple of light marks to foredge, otherwise internallly clean. 10 stories. Authors include Swift, Stevenson, Wells and Fast View more info

Peveril of the Peak Vol II

By: By the Author of 'Waverley' Etc [Scott, Walter]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11031

Condition: Good

Volume II of four only. 319pp, leather and marbled paoer covered boards now detached, spine cover missing. Spots of foxing to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy, which would repay rebinding. View more info

Perdita The Life of Mary Robinson

By: Byrne, Paula

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2005

Seller ID: 14877

ISBN: 0007164599

Condition: Fine

Full size paperback of 477pp, with illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. One light crease to spine, otherwise very clean, tight, and as new. The romantic story of the eighteenth century actress, feminist and writer. View more info

Eight Essayists Bacon Steele Addison Goldsmith Lamb Hazlitt Stevenson Chesterton

By: Cairncross, A S (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1938

Seller ID: 12591

Condition: Very Good

269pp, including Notes and Essay Questions. Green cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name on flyleaf and back board, otherwise internally clean. Selections from the best essayists. View more info

Sartor Resartus The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1906

Seller ID: 12259

Condition: Very Good

Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 264pp, green cloth covered boards. Decorated title with author portrait. Internally clean. View more info

The Saint Mystery Magazine February 1964

By: Charteris, Leslie and Gardner, Erle Stanley and Poe, Edgar Allan and Freeman, R Austin et al

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Atlas: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16288

Condition: Very Good

Vol 9, no 12, British Edition. 112pp, the paper browning with age, purple softback covers. A little loss to some of the top corners, otherwise internally clean and tight. Includes a new Saint story - the Russian Prisoner and 8 other stories by Julian Symons, Poe, Gardner, R Austin Freeman, Lawrence Blochman James Malan, William Lemly and Stephen Dentinger. View more info

Tales of My Landolord Second Series Vol IV The Heart of Midlothian

By: Cleishbotham, Jedediah (Walter Scott)

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16509

Condition: Very Good

This volume contains The Heart of Midlothian. 375pp, rubbed paper covered boards with worn leather corners and spine. The spine has Godwin's Library Bath in faded gilt letters. A little loss to a couple of corners, otherwise internally generally clean and tight. View more info

Dulcie King A Story For Girls

By: Corbet-Seymour, M

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1901

Seller ID: 9806

Condition: Very Good

224pp, damp faded blue cloth covered boards with a ring of orange daisies, light marks to edge of spine. 2 b + w illustrations. Sunday School gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century

By: Cournos, John (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15924

Condition: Very Good

Everyman edition, edited and with an Introduction by John Cournos. 372pp, dustjacket with short closed tears to the edges. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise iinternally clean. 20 short stories from William Austin to O Henry. View more info

American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century

By: Cournos, John (ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16216

Condition: Very Good

First Everyman edition, edited and with an Introduction by John Cournos. 372pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt ornament ot spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally very clean. 20 short stories from William Austin to O Henry. View more info

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

Ernest Renan Sa Vie Son Oeuvre Avec Un Expose De Sa Philosophie

By: Cresson, Andre

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Presses Universitaires De France: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14485

Condition: Very Good

128pp, the paper browning a little with age, softback covers with a little wear to base of spine. Text in French. Internally clean. Part of the Philosophes series. 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

Don Quixote Volume II Part II

By: De Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 10412

Condition: Very Good

Everyman edition. 4773pp, blue cloth covered boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. This volume contains the complete Part II View more info

The Cricket Match

By: De Selincourt, Hugh

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1936

Seller ID: 10883

Condition: Very Good

Florin Books edition. 256pp in oatmeal hessian cloth covered boards with brown lettering, a little sun darkened to spine. Internally clean. A cricket match takes place in the village of TIllingfold. View more info

Arthurian Romances

By: De Troyes, Chretien

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Dent: 1976

Seller ID: 15794

ISBN: 0460016989

Condition: Fine

Everyman edition, translated by W W Comfort and with an Introduction by D D R Owen. 375pp,the page edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with no creases. A clean, tight copy. The stories of the Knights of the Round Table - Erec et Enide, Cliges, Yvain and Lancelot. View more info

Chatterton Drame

By: De Vigny, Alfred

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Larousse: 1937

Seller ID: 14249

Condition: Very Good

Edited by Henri Maugis. 100pp, softback covers with decorative front cover in purple. Text in French. Frontispiece illustration. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. Includes the text of the play, biographical, historical and literary notes etc. Part of the Classiques Larousse series. View more info