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The Histories Of Gargantua & Pantagruel
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The Histories Of Gargantua & Pantagruel

By Rebelais, Francois

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Near Fine; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. . Translated and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen. Cover artwork detail . from The Prodigal Son by Gerard van Honthorst. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1983. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Twenty-Second Printing; Penguin Classics; 718 pages; The fantastic adventures of two giants filled with parody of the powers of the day and their conflict with the dawn of the Humanism movement. ; 014044047X .

$6.68

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes
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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Falcon Press. Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ, some staining and sunning to boards, . ink name and date to front endpaper, fly shadows and some foxing to . endpapers. ; Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and blue . spine panel.. 1948. Reprint. Hardcover. First Printing; 148 pages; In 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson embarked on a journey through the Cevennes with a donkey, Modestine, and a notebook. The result was a classic of travel writing. .

$4.45

A Group Of Noble Dames
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A Group Of Noble Dames

By Hardy, Thomas

London: MacMillan & Company , Ltd.. Good+ with no dust jacket; Missing DJ. Ex army camp library copy with . usual stamps and marks inside. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed, some . shelf wear and grime to boards. ; First printing of MacMillan Library . edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. . Good reading copy. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1952. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; 244 pages; Collection of ten short stories that focus on the "store of ladies, whose bright eyes rain influence". Ten members of a gentleman's club each tell one story about a noble dame who lived in the 17th or 18th century. Hardy delves into the hidden depths of country families to reveal what went on behind the scenes. The stories were originally appeared in serial magazines in the decade prior to being published in book form in 1891. .

$16.73

Animal Farm A Fairy Story
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Animal Farm A Fairy Story

By Orwell, George

London: Heinemann Educational Books. Very Good; Corners slightly rubbed, ink name to front endpaper, some . marginal annotation and underlining. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Wrap around . cover artwork uncredited.. 1987. Reprint. Hardcover. Twelfth Printing; New Windmill Series; Vol. 165; 96 pages; Orwell's powerful tale of how the animals of Manor Farm overthrow Mr Jones the farm owner, and how the purity of their original aims are corrupted by internal power struggles into deceit and dictatorship. ; 0435121650 .

$5.57

The Adventures Of Oliver Twist
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The Adventures Of Oliver Twist

By Dickens, Charles

London: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued, minor foxing to . endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Red faux leather boards with gilt . lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Undated but assumed . c1933. Produced from the author's revised 1867 edition. Heavy book and . priced accordingly.. 1933. Reprint. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 704 pages; Dicken's classic story of a little orphan boy in London. .

$20.08

Shirley A Tale
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Shirley A Tale

By Bronte, Charlotte

London: Service and Patton. Good; Missing DJ if issued, corners lightly bumped, front gutter cracked, . endpapers age toned, pencil previous owner name to front endpaper and . again with date November 1906 to next. ; Maroon cloth boards with gilt . lettering to spine and motif to front, rough cut leaves. Illustrated with . sixteen full page B&W plates and frontis by FH Townsend.. 1897. Reprint. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 512 pages; Charlotte Bronte's second novel dealing with the themes of industrial unrest and the role of women in society. .

$33.47

The Manuscript Chapters Of Persuasion
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The Manuscript Chapters Of Persuasion

By Austen, Jane; Chapman, R. W. (editor)

London: The Athlone Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Ex library copy with usual stamps . and marks inside. ; Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. DJ . protected by clear library sleeve.. 1985. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; The Jane Austen library; Photographic reproduction of Austen's original manuscript of chapters 10 and 11 of Persausion as first planned with R W Chapman's notes as originally published by Clarendon Press in 1926. New Foreword by Lord David Cecil, former President of th Jane Austen Society, and Preface by Brian Southam. ; 0485105020 .

$14.50

D. H. Lawrence  Novelist
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D. H. Lawrence Novelist

By Leavis, F R

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good; Light reading creases and shelf wear, ink name to inside front . cover, some pencil marks inside. ; First paperback edition. Peregrine . books Y39. Nice tight copy. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1964. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; 336 pages; Literary criticism of the work of D H Lawrence. .

$7.53

All About Ourselves And Other Essays
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All About Ourselves And Other Essays

By Priestley, J. B.

London: William Heinemann. Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, . one inch slit to top of spine, fore edges of covers somewhat sunned and . spotted, somewhat shakey in binding, Boot's Booklover's Library sticker to . front. ; Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover and . spine, blind embossed windmill logo to rear. Reading copy, no names . inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1956. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 288 pages; Collect of over 75 of Preistley's essays originally published between 1922 and 1949, chosen and with an introduction by Eric Gillett. ; 0434603015 .

$10.03

Women in Love
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Women in Love

By Lawrence, D. H.

London: Wordsworth Classics. Very Good; Some cover creases and shelf wear, some foxing to edges of . reading block, closed corner tear to p429/430. ; Nice tight copy, no names . inside. Cover artwork Daybreak by Margittai Tihamer. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1992. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; 528 pages; Novel telling the relationships of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun, who live in a Midland colliery town in the years before the First World War. ; 185326007X .

$7.25

The Scarlet Letter
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The Scarlet Letter

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Ware, Hertfordshire, England: Wordsworth Classics. Very Good+; Light shelf wear with tiny closed tear to top of rear cover, . slight foxing. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside. Cover artwork . detail from The Syndicates by Hermensz van Rijn Rembrandt.. 1992. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 320 pages; Hawthorne's first major work telling the tale of Hester Prynne, her lover and her love-child. ; 1853260290 .

$3.35

Shirley
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Shirley

By Bronte, Charlotte

London: Collins' Clear Type Press. Fair; Missing DJ if issued, spine lightly sunned, corners lightly bumped, . original owner details to front endpaper, most of ffep missing. ; Maroon . cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, maroon endpapers. Illustrated . with six full page B&W plates and frontis by T H Robinson. Undated but . assumed c1920.. 1920. Reprint. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 584 pages; Charlotte Bronte's second novel dealing with the themes of industrial unrest and the role of women in society. .

$10.32

Adam Bede
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Adam Bede

By Elliot, George

London: J M Dent & Sons. Very Good-; Minor cover creasing and shelf wear, paper starting to tone. ; . Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover . artwork Hettie Sorrel by John Collier. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1976. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . The Everyman's Library; Vol. 1027; 520 pages; Elliot's first novel telling the tale of the seduction of the beautiful Hetty Sorrel, by the over proud Captain Donnithorne, and the shattered hopes and illusions of her unacknowledged lover, Adam Bede. ; 0460010271 .

$8.65

Eighteenth Century Comedy
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Eighteenth Century Comedy

By Taylor, W. D

London: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Unclipped DJ covered in self adhesive . film attached to iside covers, publishers sticker to front fly, light . foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards. Nice . tight copy, no names inside.. 1966. Hardcover. Seventh Printing; The World's Classics; Vol. 292; 436 pages; Collection of five eighteenth century comedies edited and with an introduction by W D Taylor. Comprising: The Beaux' Stratagem by Farquhar; The Conscious Lovers by Steele; The Beggar's Opera by Gay; The Life of Tom Thumb by Fielding; and She Stoops to Conquer by Goldsmith. .

$7.25

Typhoon And Other Stories
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Typhoon And Other Stories

By Conrad, Joseph

London: Daily Express Newspapers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ, light sunning to base of spine, . corners lightly bumped, paper starting to tone, light foxing to inside . covers and endpapers. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. . Nice tight copy, no names inside. Undated but assumed mid 1930s.. 1935. Not First Edition. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . First Printing; The Daily Express Fiction Library; 256 pages; A collection of four shorter works by Joseph Conrad. The title story being a stirring tale of man against the elements as Captain MacWhirr sails the steamer Nan-Shan into a typhoon. The three other nautically themed stories being Amy Foster; Falk, A Reminiscence, and To-morrow .

$7.25

For The Good Of The Cause
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For The Good Of The Cause

By Solzhenitsyn, A

London: Sphere Books Limited. Very Good-; Light shelf and edge wear, some cover creases. Some foxing to . inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat . copy, no names inside.. 1971. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 144 pages; A scathing indictment of the victimisation of ordinary decent people by Soviet career bureaucrats set in a new provincial school. ; 0722180152 .

$6.68

The Satyricon
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The Satyricon

By Petronius

New York: New American Library. Very Good; Light shelf wear, cracked spine, old UK price sticker to front . cover. ; Mentor Classic MD283. Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread.. 1960. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 192 pages; William Arrowsmith's pungent and unexpurgated translation of this wickedly funny book, which tells the story of a pleasure seeking rogue during the time of Nero. .

$6.68

Hard Times
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Hard Times

By Dickens, Charles

London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Very Good-; Covers protected by self adhesive film, light reading creases, . previous owner details to front endpaper. ; Nice tight copy. Cover artwork . by Charles Raymond.. 1970. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . The Everyman's Library; Vol. 1292; 288 pages; As we sow, so shall we reap. Dicken's tale of parents and children, and how a hard upbringing without love and understanding leads to misery and death. Introduction by G K Chesterton. ; 0460012924 .

$5.86

The Wide, Wide World
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The Wide, Wide World

By Wetherell, Elizabeth

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Light shelf wear and tear to price . clipped DJ. Light foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading . block. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, . no names or marks inside. DJ artwork uncredited. Undated but assumed c1930.. 1930. Reprint. Hardcover. The Nelson Classics; Vol. 85; 576 pages; Often acclaimed as America's first bestseller with it's underlying Christian themes. Ellen Montgomery's happy life is disrupted when her mother becomes very ill and her father must take her to Europe, requiring Ellen to leave her New England home to live with an almost-unknown aunt. .

$10.88

Not By Bread Alone
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Not By Bread Alone

By Dudintsev, Vladimir

London: Hutchinson. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Light shelf wear and tear to price . clipped DJ with minor loss to spine extremities and some foxing. Fly . shadows to endpapers, birthday gift message to front endpaper. Some foxing . to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Black cloth . boards with faded gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. Translated . from the original Russian by Dr. Edith Bone. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1957. First British Edition. Hardcover. First Printing; 448 pages; The tale of an engineer who is opposed by bureaucrats in seeking to implement his invention that will improve the Soviet economy and is instead eventually sent to a labour camp. Set in the late Stalinist period the book came to represent the changes in Soviet Russia after Stalin's death. .

$14.50

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