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Image for The Pelican Guide to English Literature 4: From Dryden to Johnson

The Pelican Guide to English Literature 4: From Dryden to Johnson

By: Ford, Boris (Ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1957

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85281

Condition: Very Good


1st edition of Pelican Books A379. Pp 512. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Wrappers show a little spotting. View more info

Companion To Narnia

By: Ford, Paul F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco: 1998

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 84897

ISBN: 0 06 251136 X

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Pp xli + 460. Foreword by Maseleine L'Engle. Illustrated by Lorinda Bryan Cauley. A clean unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Prefaces, Introductions And Other Uncollected Papers

By: France, Anatole

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1928

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 83246

Condition: Very Good


Crown 8vo edition. Translated with a Foreword and Notes by J. Lewis May. 8vo. Pp xiv + 258. Red cloth spine stamped in black with sides of black cloth boards. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Criminal Convictions: Errant Essays on Perpetrators of Poetic License

By: Freeling, Nicolas

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Peter Owen: 1994

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11308

ISBN: 0 7206 0873 2

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp xiv + 155. Brown cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Poetry of William Wordsworth

By: Gardiner, Alan

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Penguin: 1990

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 83747

ISBN: 0 14 077233 2

Condition: Very Good


1st printing in the Critical Studies series. Trade paperback. Pp 121. Very Good in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Bourgeois Experience - Victoria to Freud: Volume II The Tender Passionl

By: Gay, Peter

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94087

ISBN: 0195051831

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp viii + 490. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Rebels and Ancestors The American Novel, 1890-1915

By: Geismar, Maxwell

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, W.H . Allen: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85048

Condition: near Very Good


8vo. Pp xii + 435. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A study of the novels of Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Jack London, Ellen Glasgow and Theodore Dreiser. An ex-library copy with the usual markings. Contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. View more info

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Mark Twain: Aan American Prophet

By: Geismar, Maxwell

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1973

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 88251

ISBN: 0 07 023081 1

Condition: Very Good


Abridged by the authou, this is a trade paperback edition of the book first published in 1970. Pp 331. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

The Influence of Ezra Pound

By: Goodwin, K. L.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1968: 1968

Edition: Second impression

Seller ID: 6753

ISBN: 0 19 212932 5


2nd impression. 8vo. Pp xvi + 230. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on a blue panel on the spine. Ex library copy with pocket on ffe and one discreet stamp on verso of title page. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

A Critical History of Old English Literature

By: Greenfield, Stanley B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, University of London: 1968

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 83651

ISBN: 0 340 08638 6

Condition: near Very Good


2nd impression. 8vo. Pp xi + 237 + monochrome halftone frontis and 2pp of maps ast the back. Blue cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Front free endpaper has been removed else Very Good in soiled near Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of the Man of Letters: Aspects of English Literary Life since 1800

By: Gross, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1973

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94510

ISBN: 0140216170

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this mass market paperback edition - a Pelican Book. Pp 352. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age from Personal Acquaintance

By: Hall, S. C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Virtue: 1877

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 12636

Condition: near Very Good


2nd edition. 8vo. Pp xiv + 495 + line illus throughout. Terracotta cloth boards decoratively stamped in gilt on the spine and the upper panel. All edges gilt. Small rubbed patch on upper joint else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Ideology of the Text

By: Hampton, Christopher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milton Keynes, Open University: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93202

ISBN: 0 335 09416 3

Condition: Fine


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 200. Glazed printed paper boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket (as issued). View more info

Image for The Song of Middle Earth: J.R.R.Tolkien's Themes, Symbols and Myths

The Song of Middle Earth: J.R.R.Tolkien's Themes, Symbols and Myths

By: Harvey, David

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 12280

ISBN: 0048090239

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. 8vo. Pp xv + 143. Brown cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Thomas Hardy

By: Ingham, Patricia

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Highlands, Humanities Press: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92372

ISBN: 0 391 03554 1

Condition: Very Good


A volume in the Feminist Readings series. 8vo. Pp xi + 124. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Previous owner's ex libris printed bool plate on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. A touch of spotting to the book block edges. View more info

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English Literature 1815 - 1832

By: Jack, Ian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press: 1963

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85908

Condition: near Very Good


The Oxford History of English Literature Vol X. 8vo. Pp xii + 643. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. An ex-library copy stamped on the front free endpaper and title page only. Some signs of the removal of cellotape at the base of spine of the dust-jacket else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket. Some staining to book block edges. Dust-jacket is protected View more info

From the Land of Shadows

By: James, Clive

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1983

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94180

ISBN: 0330269941

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 287. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Fiction for the Working Man 1830-50: A Study of the Literature Produced for the Working Classes in Early Victorian Urban England

By: James, Louis

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin University Books: 1974

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94181

ISBN: 014060037X

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xviii + 261 with b&w illustrations in the text. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for The Dragon Has Two Tongues: Essays on Anglo-Welsh Writers and Writing

The Dragon Has Two Tongues: Essays on Anglo-Welsh Writers and Writing

By: Jones, Glyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1968

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93755

ISBN: 0 460 03650 5

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp ix + 221. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a touch rubbed along the top edge and has a couple of short closed tears. Dragon frieze on the dust jacket by B.S. Biro. View more info

Image for Self and Society in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida and Measure for Measure

Self and Society in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida and Measure for Measure

By: Jowitt, J.A & Taylor, R.K.S. (Eds)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bradford, University of Leeds: 1982

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92128

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. Pp 109. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info