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Blood, Tin, Straw
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Blood, Tin, Straw

By Sharon Olds

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1999. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 6" x 9. A collection of poetry by the award winning American poet. Signed by the author on the title page. In clean and sound condition with the dust wrapper in a clear protector. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$12.83

The Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction: containing original essays; historical narratives; biographical memoirs; manners and customs; topographical descriptions; sketches and tales; anecdotes.  Vol. XXVIII
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction: containing original essays; historical narratives; biographical memoirs; manners and customs; topographical descriptions; sketches and tales; anecdotes. Vol. XXVIII

London: J Limbird, 1836. Half-Leather. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X 8.5. A bound set of papers / magazines / periodicals with a variety of articles covering the months of July - December 1836 (Inc.). In a worn half leather binding. The pages show signs of reading but still a tidy copy in a sound binding. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries

$24.32

Writers and Places in Suffolk
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Writers and Places in Suffolk

By Eleanor Smith

Yoxford: Yoxford Publishing, 1983. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). A guide to the authors and where they lived in the English eastern county of Suffolk. Fascinating information. Clean and sound stapled binding although there is some reading wear and slight damage to the top right corner. Available for prompt dispatch to the top right corner.

$7.06

English Diaries and Journals
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English Diaries and Journals

By Kate O'Brien

London.: William Collins, 1943. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 6.5" x 9. The author takes a look at the habit of the British upper and middle classes of keeping a diary or journal and makes interesting observations on what makes a good one. The book is clean and sound apart from a previous owner's signature on the front free end paper the dust wrapper is faded and worn. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email any queries regarding this book.

$5.12

In Memoriam Felis Felis.
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In Memoriam Felis Felis.

By John Updike

Leamington Spa: Sixth Chamber Press, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8" x 8. R B Kitaj. A poem with illustrations to mark the closure of a Pussycat Theatre, one of a chain of cinemas showing pornography in the USA. A clean and sound book, ot has a clear dust wrapper which has suffered some tears and loss. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$25.67

The Weather of the Heart
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The Weather of the Heart

By Madeleine L'Engle

Wheaton Illinois: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1981. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.25" x 8.5. A pleasant selection of poems by Madeleine L'Engle. The book itself is clean and the binding sound. The dust wrapper has wear. chipping and small tears to the edges. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email your queries.

$2.57

The Big Book of Nursery Rhymes
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The Big Book of Nursery Rhymes

By Walter Jerrold (Ed)

London: Blackie & Son Ltd, 1903. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8" x 10. Charles Robinson. A comprehensive collection of nursery rhymes (Illustrated). Red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering / decoration and gilt page edges. A well read copy with wear externally (particularly around the spine) and an old tape repair to the front hinge. There is evidence of previous ownership on the half title page. The binding is loose but holding between the front free end paper and frontispiece. The pages are clean. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries. A slightly heavier book and for insurance purposes it can only be shipped outside the UK by the fast / air mail service.

$38.50

The Plays of William Shakespeare.  The Text regulated by the old copies and by the recently discovered folio of 1632 containing early manuscript emendations.
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The Plays of William Shakespeare. The Text regulated by the old copies and by the recently discovered folio of 1632 containing early manuscript emendations.

By William Shakespeare. J Payne Collier (Ed)

London: Whittaker & Co., 1853. Leather Bound. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 7" x 10. The text of Shakespeare's plays in a tooled full leather binding. Worn externally and with tape repairs internally around the hinges. The text block is solid. Some foxing, otherwise a tidy copy. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries. Heavy, some destinations may attract a shipping surcharge. If your destination is outside the UK please only order using the fast / air service for insurance purposes.

$89.84

A Reading for Life with Other Poems
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A Reading for Life with Other Poems

By George Meredith

London: Constable & Company, 1909. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X 8. A collection of poems / verse by George Meredith. This isa second impression copy. Worn brown cloth covered boards, no dust wrapper. Some pencil annotations to the front end paper. Rough cut page edges and a few page tops have damage from the guillotine during manufacture, but this does not impact the readability. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$5.78

Last letters to a Friend 1952 - 1958
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Last letters to a Friend 1952 - 1958

By Rose Macaulay (Constance Babington Smith - Ed)

London: Collins, 1962. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. This is an edited collection of correspondence by the English author / writer Rose Macaulay, who has some interesting views on divinity, to he cousin, an Anglican vicar, Hamilton Johnson. This collection covers the last years of her life. A clean and sound copy with a previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The dust wrapper shows signs of wear and handling. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$4.49

The English Essayists.  A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great Essayists from Lord Bacon to John Ruskin
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The English Essayists. A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great Essayists from Lord Bacon to John Ruskin

By Robert Cochrane (Ed)

Edinburgh: William P Nimmo & Co, 1880. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 6.5" x 9.5. A selection of pieces from English essayists with biographical notes and criticism. In an ornately decorated green cloth hardcover binding with gilt page edges Illustrated with etchings / engravings. A clean and sound copy with just a few spots on the early and late pages. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$9.63

Poems
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Poems

By Dorothea Smith

Liverpool: Literary Year Books Press, 1935. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4" x 8. E Dudley Smith. A neat booklet with 18 poems by Dorothea Smith. In clean and sound condition apart from a few light stains to the covers. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries that you may have.

$16.04

Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland
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Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By Theodor Fontane

London: Abelard - Schuman, 1971. Hardcover. Good/Good. 9" x 7. Nonny Hogrogian. An English translation of this charming poem, originally written in German, about an old man who arranges for the local school children to have the pears from his orchard. This copy is illustrated with colour woodcuts. In clean and sound condition with some light reading wear, there is a straight line indentation across the back board. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call or email with any queries that you may have about this book.

$12.82

A Peculiarly English Genius.  Or, A Wiltshire Taoist.  A Biography of Richard Jefferies.  Volume I.  The Early Years 1848 - 1867
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A Peculiarly English Genius. Or, A Wiltshire Taoist. A Biography of Richard Jefferies. Volume I. The Early Years 1848 - 1867

By Andrew Rossabi

Foulsham, Norfolk: Petton Books, 2017. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6.5" x 9.5. The first part of a biography of a writer of books of fiction and about the countryside who is seen by many as the first conservationist. A clean and sound book. No dust wrapper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please call or email with any queries. This book is heavy and may require extra shipping charges.

$23.61

Woodbridge in Verse
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Woodbridge in Verse

By Michael Clover

2008. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 8. A series of poems about the town of Woodbridge in Suffolk. In clean and sound condition, ina tight binding. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries.

$6.35

Lives and Letters.  Arnold Bennett. The Journals
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Lives and Letters. Arnold Bennett. The Journals

By Arnold Bennett. Frank Swinnerton (Ed)

Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X 8. Reprints of sections of the diaries of the English novelist Arnold Bennett. Shows some signs of wear / reading but still a clean and tidy copy. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call or email with your queries.

$10.91

Arnold Bennett. A Last Word.  A Memoir of London Literary Life
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Arnold Bennett. A Last Word. A Memoir of London Literary Life

By Frank Swinnerton

New York: Doubleday, 1978. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. The author recounts his friendship with novelist and playwright Arnold Bennett. A clean and sound copy with a sleeve to protect the dust wrapper. The front free end paper has a couple of impressed library stamps. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call or email with your queries.

$8.02

Commonplace III
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Commonplace III

By Neville S Conrad

Neville S Conrad (privately Published), 2005. Soft cover. Very Good/Very Good. 6.5" x 10.5. The publisher collected together his favourite thoughts, quotations, cliches and published them to share with friends and acquaintances. This is Commonplace II and includes Common Place I and Commonplace II. In clean and sound condition, with a gifting dedication signed "Neville" on the first page. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries that you may have.

$25.66

Rose Macaulay.  A Writer's Life
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Rose Macaulay. A Writer's Life

By Jane Emery

London: John Murray, 1991. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 9. A biography of the feminist and prolific writer of fiction and non-fiction who had complex views of religion. In clean and sound condition, there is a reading crease to the spine. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please call with your questions.

$3.21

Ha! Ha! Among the Trumpets
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Ha! Ha! Among the Trumpets

By Alun Lewis

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1945. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5" x 7.5. 48 well crafted poems in this collection. First edition. In clean and sound condition, although there is some wear to the dust wrapper. There is a library book plate inside the front board, but this is the only evidence of library life. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please make contact with any queries that you may have.

$6.40

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