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Almayer's Folly
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Almayer's Folly

By Conrad, Joseph

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Near Fine. 1986. Reprint; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fifth printing, 1986. Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover artwork detail of The Istana from the slanting bridge, Sarawak by Marianne North. ; Penguin Modern Classics; 176 pages; Conrad's first novel. A story of forbidden love, hidden treasure and political intrigue set in a remote settlement somewhere in Malaysia. .

$7.13

The Vicar Of Wakefield
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The Vicar Of Wakefield

By Goldsmith, Oliver

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1960. Reprint. Hardcover. Missing DJ, boards slightly bowed, ink name and date to front endpaper. Paper edge toned with some foxing. ; Blue rexine boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt to top edge. Nice tight copy. Undated but assumed c1960. ; The Winchester Classics; B&W Illustrations; 320 pages; Goldsmith's history of Dr Charles Primrose's idyllic life in a country parish with his wife Deborah, son George, daughters Olivia and Sophia, and three other children. Complete with a Life of Goldsmith by Sir Walter Scott and illustrations by C E Brock. .

$11.31

The Heroes
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The Heroes

By Kingsley, Charles

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1955. Reprint. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ. Some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, top edge grey. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Undated but assumed mid 1950s. ; The Nelson Classics; 284 pages; Kingsley's retelling of three stories from Greek mythology comprising Perseus, The Argonauts, and Theseus. .

$7.13

Waverley
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Waverley

By Scott, Walter

New York: New American Library. Very Good. 1964. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, light shelf wear and edge wear, slight staining to edges of front endpaper. ; Signet Classic CT263. First printing, August 1964. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Lambert. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Signet Classics; 576 pages; Complete and unabridged. The first novel by Scott, and widely regarded as the first historical novel. Set during the Jacobite uprising of 1745, which sought to restore the Stuart dynasty in the person of Charles Edward Stuart (or "Bonnie Prince Charlie"). It relates the story of a young dreamer and English soldier, Edward Waverley, who is sent to Scotland in 1745. He journeys north from his aristocratic family home, Waverley-Honour, in the south of England, first to the Scottish Lowlands and the home of family friend Baron Bradwardine, then into the Highlands and the heart of the Jacobite uprising and aftermath. .

$7.13

Heart of Darkness
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Heart of Darkness

By Conrad, Joseph

London: Penguin Books. Very Good. 2007. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some shelf wear, slight crack and ding to spine. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover photo by Marc Atkins. Originally distributed with Telegraph newspapers. ; Penguin Modern Classics; 112 pages; One of the most influential novels of the twentieth century. Captain Marlow recounts his experiences of leading an expedition into the mysterious African jungle. .

$4.17

Description of Greece, Volume I Books 1-2
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Description of Greece, Volume I Books 1-2

By Pausanias

London: William Heinemann. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf and edge wear to DJ, front fly corner clipped at top, spine corners lightly bumped, ink name to front endpaper, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Fifth printing, 1964. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. ; Loeb Classical Library; Vol. 93; 496 pages; The first two books of Pausanias' first hand description of Greece in the second century. Translated by W H S Jones. .

$14.28

The Penguin Book of Scottish Short Stories
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The Penguin Book of Scottish Short Stories

By Hendry, J.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Fair. 1984. Reprint; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Some cover creases and edge wear. Book exhibits exposure to damp with some rippling to reading block and spotting to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block ; Fifth printing, 1984. Reading copy only, no names inside. Cover artwork detail from Mending the Nets by R M Coventry. ; 256 pages; Collection of twenty short stories by Scottish writers including works by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Muriel Spark, Eric Linklater, and Fred Urquhart. .

$1.79

The Dragon's Head
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The Dragon's Head

By Various

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Near Fine. 1988. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover artwork Bal Suzette, 1913 by William Strang. ; Classic English Short Stories; Vol. 1; 256 pages; Originally published in 1939 as Short Stories of Today. A collection of thirteen short stories including, in addition to the title story by Dorothy L. Sayers, works by authors such as John Galsworthy, Somerset Maugham, "Saki" and H. G. Wells. .

$8.63

The Green Man Revisited
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The Green Man Revisited

By Sharrock, Roger

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Near Fine. 1988. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover artwork detail from From London by R B Kitaj. ; Classic English Short Stories; Vol. 4; 320 pages; Originally published in 1976 as English Short Stories of Today, Fourth Series. A collection of twenty short stories including, in addition to the title story by Kingsley Amis, works by John Updike, Olivia Manning, V S Naipaul and Susan Hill. Selected and with a preface by Roger Sharrock. .

$8.63

The Killing Bottle
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The Killing Bottle

By Davin, Dan (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Near Fine. 1988. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover artwork detail from Still Life with Figures in a Glass, 1933 by Edward Burra. ; Classic English Short Stories; Vol. 2; 256 pages; Originally published in 1958 as English Short Stories of Today, Second Series. A collection of fourteen short stories including, in addition to the title story by L P Hartley, works by Walter de la Mare, Graham Greene and Dylan Thomas. Selected and with a preface by Dan Davin. .

$8.63

Charmed Lives
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Charmed Lives

By Dorsch, T. S. (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Very Good+. 1988. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear, light foxing to endpapers. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover artwork Red-haired Man on a Chair, 1962-63 by Lucian Freud. ; Classic English Short Stories; Vol. 3; 272 pages; Originally published in 1965 as English Short Stories of Today, Third Series. A collection of twenty short stories including, in addition to the title story by Nadine Gordimer, works by Peter Ustinov, Norah Lofts and H E Bates. Selected by T S Dorsch. .

$8.63

The Monk   A Romance
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The Monk A Romance

By Lewis, Matthew

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Very Good-. 1980. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light shelf and edge wear, some corner creases to rear cover, paper starting to edge tone. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork detail from Abbey in an Oakwood by Caspar David Friedrich. ; The World's Classics; 480 pages; One of the great gothic novels, originally published in 1796. A violent tale of ambition, murder, and incest set in a monastery in Spain. Edited and with an introduction by James Kinsley and Howard Anderson. .

$5.66

The Future In America A Search after Realities
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The Future In America A Search after Realities

By Wells, H. G.

London: Granville Publishing Co. Very Good. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Some cover creases and shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block, ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo courtesy of BBC Hulton Picture Library. ; 208 pages; Wells' account of his first trip to America in 1906, during which he met many noted people of the day including Booker T Washington and the President, Theodore Roosevelt. .

$8.63

The Complete Penguin Classics Catalogue
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The Complete Penguin Classics Catalogue

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin. Very Good. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear, one heavy crease to front cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unopened. Cover artwork Girl Reading by Roderick O'Conor. ; B&W Photographs; 96 pages; Details of the complete range of titles published by Penguin in their black classics series. .

$2.98

Tales From The Thousand And One Nights
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Tales From The Thousand And One Nights

By Dawood, N J

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1974. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Some shelf wear to unclipped DJ, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First BCA edition, 1974. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. DJ artwork detail from Ardashir and the Slave Girl from the sixteenth century Persian Shah-nameh (Book of Kings) . ; B&W Illustrations; 408 pages; The timeless bawdy and exotic tales from India, Persia and Arabia translated and with an introduction by N A Dawood. Wood engravenings by William Harvey. .

$6.43

Father and Son  A Study of Two Temperaments
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Father and Son A Study of Two Temperaments

By Gosse, Edmund

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Good+. 1986. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some shelf and edge wear, some reading and cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First Penguin Classics printing, 1986. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork detail from Self Portrait as a Young Man by G F Watts. ; Penguin Classics; 272 pages; Originally published anonymously in 1907, the book describes the author's early years in an exceptionally devout Plymouth Brethren home. Edited by Peter Abs. .

$5.06

The Essential Phantom of the Opera
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The Essential Phantom of the Opera

By Wolf, Leonard

New York: Plume Books. Very Good-. 1997. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some shelf wear, sticker ghost with small associated surface tear to front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Gary Lippincott. ; A Byron Preiss Book; B&W Illustrations; 352 pages; Gaston Leroux's complete classic 1911 novel fully annotated in a new translation from the original French by Leonard Wolf. Complete with introductory essay and filmography, plus chronological list of major dramatic and musical adaptations. .

$10.12

Aspects of the Novel
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Aspects of the Novel

By Foster, E. M.

London: Edward Arnold. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. Reprint; Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ with tiny closed tears to top of spine, boards slightly bowed, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Sixth printing of the pocket edition, 1969. Petrol blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and motif to front. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 160 pages; Discusses in a new way the various ways we can look at a novel. .

$12.80

Jonathan Livingston Seagull A Story
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Jonathan Livingston Seagull A Story

By Bach, Richard

London: Harper Collins. Very Good+. 1994. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf wear, gift message to dedication. ; Fourth printing of 1994 edition. Nice tight flat copy, appears unread. ; B&W Photographs; 96 pages; Modern fable of a seagull who, having become bored with his life, seeks self-perfection. .

$7.13

Shirley
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Shirley

By Bronte, Charlotte

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 1950. Reprint. Hardcover. Some wear and tear to unclipped DJ with some loss to top of spine, corners lightly bumped, some creasing to rear board, gutter starting at title, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. No names inside. Undated but assumed c1950.; The Nelson Classics; 648 pages; Charlotte Bronte's second novel dealing with the themes of industrial unrest and the role of women in society. .

$8.63

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