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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

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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

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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

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Elizabethan Drama: Modern Essays in Criticism

By: Kaufmann, R. J. (Ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1964

Edition: Third impression

Seller ID: 86019

Condition: near Very Good


8vo paperback. Pp 372. Contents clean and tightly bound in printed wrappers with soiling and light reading creases to spine. View more info

Medieval English Literature

By: Ker, W. P.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1969: 1969

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 83683

ISBN: 0 19 888043 X

Condition: near Very Good


1st printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 143. Near Very Good in printed wrappers. View more info

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Explorations: Essays in Criticism Mainly on the Literature of the Seventeenth Century

By: Knights, L. C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1964

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 89148

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition - Peregrine Y40. Pp 202. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrapper. View more info

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SCRUTINY: A Quarterly Review. Reissued in 20 volumes with Index and Retrospect

By: Knights, L.C., Culver, Donald, Leavis, F.R. et al (Eds)

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1963

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93716

Condition: Very Good


First issued quarterly between 1932 and 1953. 8vo. Each of the 20 volumes is around 400 pages. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Each volume has a name of ownership (James C. Fraser) in ink on the front free endpaper dated 3 January 1965 (my name and my 21st birthday!). Otherwise the volumes are all clean and unmarked with tight bindings. The dust jackets have all been covered with a layer of red plasticised material (it was called Fablon) with title... View more info

A History of Chinese Literature

By: Lai, Ming

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95618

Condition: near Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp xv + 439. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on a burgundy panel on the spine. An ex-library copy with minimum markings. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. Ideal as a reading copy. View more info

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The Poetry of Experience: The Dramatic Monologue in Modern Literary Tradition

By: Langbaum, Robert

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96349

ISBN: 0140600353

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition in the Penguin University Books series. Pp ix + 242. Aa clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The London Magazine Volume 1 1954 (10 issues)

By: Lehmann, John (Ed)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84141

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1 number 1 dated February 1954 to number 11 dated December and missing number 7 dated August. View more info

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The London Magazine Volume 2 1955 (10 issues)

By: Lehmann, John (Ed)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1955

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84142

Condition: Very Good


Volume 2 numbers 1 to 12 but missing numbers 2 (February) and 12 (December). View more info

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The London Magazine Volume 3 1956 (12 issues)

By: Lehmann, John (Ed)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1956

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84143

Condition: Very Good


Volume 3 a complete set - numbers 1 (January) to 12 (December). View more info

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The London Magazine Volume 4 1957 (8 issues)

By: Lehmann, John (Ed)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1957

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84144

Condition: Very Good


Volume 4 missing numbers 3 (March), 6 (June), 10 (October) and 11 (November). View more info

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The London Magazine Volume 5 1958 (7 issues)

By: Lehmann, John (Ed)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1958

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84145

Condition: Very Good


Volume 5 missing numbers 6 (June), 7 (July), 8 (August), 10 (October) and 12 (December). View more info

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James Joyce: A Critical Introduction

By: Levin, Harry

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1960

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 93923

ISBN: 0571055028

Condition: near Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback 2nd edition. Pp 207. Name of ownership on the half-title and an ink stain on the lower wrapper else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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An Introduction to Persian Literature

By: Levy, Reuben

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University: 1969

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84055

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 194. Red cloth spine stamped in silver on a black panel with sides of decorative printed paper on boards. First volume in the UNESCO Introduction to Asian Literatures series. A clean, unmarked text in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket.. View more info

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English Literature in the Sixteenth Century Excluding Drama (The Oxford History of English Literature Volume III)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1968

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 95943

Condition: Very Good


5th impression. 8vo. Pp vi + 696. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. An ex-library copy with a minimum of library markings. Apart from library markings on the front free endpaper and the title page a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. Light staining (coffee?) on the foreedge of the book block. View more info

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Run-Lara

By: Liljegren, Joh. G.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Norstedts, 1832:

Seller ID: 82621


1st edition. Pp 220 + 9 foldout runic charts. Original calf spine stamped in gilt with sides of marbled paper on boards. Name in ink on ffe and light staining to the prelim pages else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The Gentlest Art AND The Second Post: A Choice of Letters by Entertaining Hands

By: Lucas, E, V. (Ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1925

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 84122

Condition: near Very Good


8vo. Pp xvi + 693 + 7pp publisher's catalogue of general literature. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Name in pencil on the ffe else contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. Spine sunned. View more info