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Famous Books: Sketches in the Highways and Byeways of English Literature

By: Adams, W. Davenport

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Glaisher: nd

Edition: No edition stated

Seller ID: 83830


8vo. Pp vi + 384. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Paper is age-browned else a clean copy in a tight binding. Cloth soiled and worn at bottom corner of upper board. View more info

English Letters of the XIX Century

By: Aitken, James (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1946

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84994


1st printing of this mass market paperback edition - Pelican Books no A164. Pp 188. Wrappers spotted else a clean unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

The English Novel: A Short Critical History

By: Allen, Walter

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1965

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 95676


5th printing of this mass market paperback edition - a Pelican Book. Pp 376. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Willa Cather: Writing at the Frontier

By: Ambrose, Jamie

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Berg: 1990

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94521


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xv 173. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Forewords and Afterwords

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95883


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xi + 529. Gift inscription on the first (blank) page else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Literary Terms: A Dictionary

By: Beckson, Karl and Ganz, Arthur

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1993

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 93524


2nd impression of this trade paperback edition. Pp 308. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

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Chaucer and the Fifteenth Century

By: Bennett, H. S.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press: 1965

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 85902


5th impression of the 2nd edition. The Oxford History of English Literature Vol II part 1. 8vo. Pp vi + 326. 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 price-clipped dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is protected View more info

Virginia Woolf : Her Art As A Novelist

By: Bennett, Joan.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1945:

Seller ID: 82458


2nd impression. 8vo. Pp viii + 131. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Gaze of Orpheus and other literary essays

By: Blanchot, Maurice

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Station Hill: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93577


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition>. Pp xv + 197. Translated from the French by Lydia Davis. Preface by Geoffrey Hartmqan. Edited with an Afterword by P. Adams Sitney. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1996

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92139


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp x + 578. Paper showing a little age-browning else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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William Blake Songs of Innocence and Experience: A Casebook

By: Bottrall, Margaret (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94657


4th printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp 245. Impressed roundel specifying ownership on the title page else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

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The Novel Today: Contemporary Writers on Modern Fiction

By: Bradbury, Malcolm (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1982

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 90278


"rd printing of this mass markey paperback. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Shakespeare

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 80818


2nd impression. 8vo. Pp 352. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Novel To-day

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Longmans; Green: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95477


Published for The British Council and the National Book League. 8vo booklet of 56pp + 4pp b&w photographs twin-wire wire stabbed in light printed card wrappers. A clean, unmarked copy. View more info

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Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Anthology

By: Burrow, J. A. (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1969

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 88148


Amass market paperback in the Penguin Critical Anthologies series. Pp 323 + ├ępp monochrome foldout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wappers. View more info

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Kafka's Other Trial: The Letters to Felice

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1982

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94728


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Translated from the German by Christopher Middleton. Pp 95. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages

By: Chambers, E. K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1964:

Seller ID: 10842


5th impression of the 2nd edition. The Oxford History of English Literature II part 2. 8vo. Pp 247. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Spotting to book block edges else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages

By: Chambers, E. K.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press: 1964

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 85901


5th impression of the 2nd edition. The Oxford History of English Literature Vol II part 2. 8vo. Pp 247. 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 price-clipped dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is protected View more info

The London of Thackeray: Being Some Account of the Haunts of Thackeray's Characters

By: Chancellor, E. Beresford

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Grant Richards, 1923:

Seller ID: 10180


1st edition. 8vo (228 x 148mm). Pp 262 + frontis. Greeen cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Small split in cloth at head of spine else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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Charles Dickens, The Last of the Great Men

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Press of the Readers Club: 1942

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 88250


8vo. Pp xviii + 236. Grey cloth boards stamped in red and black on the spine and red on the upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is rubbed, chipped and showing some loss at the tail of the spine. View more info