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Goethe & Faust An Interpretation

By: Stawell, F. melian and G. Lowes Dickinson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: G. Bell, 1928:

Seller ID: 10011


1st edition. 8vo. Pp vii + 201 + frontis and 1 monochrome half-tone plate. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Current Literature: 1912

Edition: Medallion edition

Seller ID: 88024

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp xxii + 345 + frontis. Claret cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Sacred River: An Approach to James Joyce

By: Strong, L. A. G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1949

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89939

Condition: near Very Good


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 160. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name and address of ownership stamped on the half-title else a clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The front free endpaper has been enatly removed. The dust jacket is rubbed at the extremities and soiled at the spine. View more info

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Milestones of Norwegian Literature

By: Støverud, Torbjørn

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oslo, Johan Grundt: 1967

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 86962

Condition: Very Good


8vo paperback. Pp 127 with a number of b&w illustrations throughout the text. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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English Literature of the Late Seventeenth Century

By: Sutherland, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press: 1969

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85905

Condition: near Very Good


The Oxford History of English Literature Vol VI. 8vo. Pp vii + 589. 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

Where Was Rebecca Shot?: Puzzles, Curiosities and Conundrums in Modern Fiction

By: Sutherland, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 1999

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94196

ISBN: 0753808129

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp ix + 213. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Tintenfass: Magazin fur Literatur und Kunst - Nummer 5

By: Sutter, Franz (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Zurich, Diogenes: 1982

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84129

ISBN: 3 257 22003 0

Condition: Very Good


Sm 8vo. Pp 254. Contents clean and tightly bound in printed wrappers. View more info

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Henry James

By: Swan, Michael

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Qrthur Barker: 1967

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 89163

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 96. Cream cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Franz Kafka: An Interpretation of His Works

By: Tauber, Herbert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1948

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 89474

Condition: near Very Good


8vo. Pp xv + 252. Translated from the German by G. Humphreys Roberts and Roger Senhouse. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name in ink and name and address of ownership stamped on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. Light spotting to the endpapers. The protected dust jacket is rubbed at the extremities and showing slight loss at the head of the spine. View more info

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Reading and Discrimination

By: Thompson, Denys

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1965

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 86964

Condition: Very Good


7th printing of the 1954 revised edition. 8vo. Pp 159. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name in ink on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is lightly chipped at the edges. View more info

Le Roman de Laurin Fils de Marques le Sénéchal: A first Contribution to the Study of the Linguistics of an unpublished thirteenth-century Prose-Romance

By: Thorpe, Lewis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Bowes & Bowes: 1950

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95426

Condition: Very Good


University of Nottingham Research Publication, No 1. First impression. 8vo. Pp xiii + 327 + frontis and one b&w plate. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. Light staining to the cloth at the foot of the upper board. Ink inscription by the author on the front free endpaper: For Professor Rita Lejeune as a token of my admiration. Lewis Thorpe, Nottingham 14 March 1957. View more info

On the Poetry of Pope

By: Tillotson, Geoffrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1967:

Seller ID: 83461


5th impression of the 2nd edition. 8vo. Pp 179. Blue cloth boards with printed title label on spine. Very Good in near Very Good clipped and soiled dust-jacket. View more info

James Joyce: His Way of Interpreting the Modern World

By: Tindall, W. Y.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1950

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 88824

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp ix + 134. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Iris Murdoch: The Shakespearian Interest

By: Todd, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Vision: 1979

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 87485

ISBN: 0 85478 214 1

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 134. Ochre cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean and tightly bound copy in an unclipped dust-jacket. The dust-jacket has a number of closed tears. View more info

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The Poetry of the Thirties

By: Tolley, A. T.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Press: 1976

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 92894

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp 445. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and clipped dust jacket. View more info

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Essays on Literature and Ideas

By: Wain, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: Second impression

Seller ID: 84806

Condition: Good +


8vo. Pp xi + 270. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. An ex-library copy with all the usual markings. Contents are clean and binding is tight. Dust-jacket is well rubbed and showing loss at head of spine. View more info

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Essays in Criticism: Vol XLIX July 1999 No 3

By: Wall, Stephen and Ricks, Christopher (Eds)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95902

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 195 - 284. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers - appears unread. View more info

The Cambridge History of English Literature Volume XIV: The Nineteenth Century III

By: Ward, Sir A. W. and A. R. Waller

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge: At the University Press: 1916

Seller ID: 11506

Condition: near Very Good


8vo (240 x 162mm). Pp xii + 658. Claret buckram bevelled boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Ex library copy with the usual markings. Buckram rubbed at head and tail of spine else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

The Way of Achievement: Reflections on Human Endeavour and Experiences in British and American Prose and Poetry

By: Watson, Angus (Ed)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Ivor Nicholson & Watson, 1935:

Seller ID: 8573


1st edition. 8vo. Pp x + 545 + monochrome halftone frontis. White cloth spine stamped in gilt with sides of blue cloth on boards. Near Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Art of Bertolt Brecht

By: Weideli, Walter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Merlin Press: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95865

Condition: Very Good


Fiorst printing. 8vo. pp vi + 145. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Translated from the French by Daniel Russell. An ex-library copy with the usual markings. The text is clean and unmarked and the binding is tight. The protected, unclipped dust jacket has the flaps taped to the pastedown endpapers. View more info