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The Dying Gaul and Other Writings (edited with an introduction by Harman Grisewood)
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The Dying Gaul and Other Writings (edited with an introduction by Harman Grisewood)

by Jones, David

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Published
1978
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9780571110674
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London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1978. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Turquoise blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on front endpaper. Some light foxing to edges of textblock. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with a small… Read more about this item
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A Moral Ending and Other Stories. By Sylvia Townsend Warner with a Frontispiece by William Kermode and a Foreword by T.F.Powys, Being No.8 of the Furnival Books
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A Moral Ending and Other Stories. By Sylvia Townsend Warner with a Frontispiece by William Kermode and a Foreword by T.F.Powys, Being No.8 of the Furnival Books

by Warner, Sylvia Townsend

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Limited Edition
Published
1931
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Hardcover
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Joiner and Steele Ltd. (formerly William Jackson (Books) Ltd.), 1931. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. First edition. Pale red buckram with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown.… Read more about this item
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Eye of the Beholder - Richard Jefferies - An Illustrated Anthology
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Eye of the Beholder - Richard Jefferies - An Illustrated Anthology

by Mckelvie, Colin Laurie (intro.)

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Very Good
Published
1987
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Hardcover
ISBN
9781852530372
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Southampton: Ashford Press Publishing, 1987. Book. Illus. by Esdaile Hudson. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Illustrator(s). Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Cream hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Signed and inscribed by the illustrator, Esdaile Hudson (b.1937) to the previous owner on the title page. Also tipped in onto… Read more about this item
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Lucretia Borgia - The Chronicle of Tebaldeo Tebaldei - Renaissance Period - by Algernon Charles Swinburne
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Lucretia Borgia - The Chronicle of Tebaldeo Tebaldei - Renaissance Period - by Algernon Charles Swinburne

by Hughes, Randolph (commentary)

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Published
1942
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Hardcover
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London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1942. Book. Illus. by Reynolds Stone. Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. White canvas hardcover with title in gilt on spine and a gilt vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Condition: Good, with some general light soiling to canvas covers. Binding sound. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. 191pp.… Read more about this item
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The Eagle and the Dove - A Study in Contrasts - St.Teresa of Avila, St.Therese of Lisieux
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The Eagle and the Dove - A Study in Contrasts - St.Teresa of Avila, St.Therese of Lisieux

by Sackville-West, V.

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Fair
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1st Edition
Published
1943
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Hardcover
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London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1943. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Navy hardcover with title in silver on spine. Printed to War Economy standards. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name, address and a short inscription in blue ink on front endpaper. Very faint browning to pages throughout. Dustjacket condition:… Read more about this item
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Vile Bodies
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Vile Bodies

by Waugh, Evelyn (intro. by David Lodge)

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2015
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Hardcover
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London: The Folio Society , 2015. Book. Illus. by Kate Baylay. Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Decorative paper-covered boards with title in gilt on black cloth spine (housed in slipcase). Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Slipcase condition: Fine, with a few very light scuff marks. 204pp. Vile Bodies was first published in Britain by Chapman and Hall… Read more about this item
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Kingdoms of Elfin
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Kingdoms of Elfin

by Townsend Warner, Sylvia

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Published
1977
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780701122027
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1977. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pale red hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with a hint of sunning to spine. Some foxing to inner flaps of jacket.… Read more about this item
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The Hunting of the Snark - An Agony in Eight Fits
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The Hunting of the Snark - An Agony in Eight Fits

by Carroll, Lewis

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1st Edition
Published
1876
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Hardcover
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London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Eleventh thousand. First edition, probably second printing. Buff colour cloth with black decoration to front and rear covers and title in black on spine and front cover. All edges gilt. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear, light sunning and soiling to covers. Previous… Read more about this item
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Journal of Modern Literature - John Fowles Special Issue (Vol.8, Number 2 - 1980/81)
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Journal of Modern Literature - John Fowles Special Issue (Vol.8, Number 2 - 1980/81)

by Beebe, Maurice (ed.)

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1980
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Paperback
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Journal of Modern Literature, 1980. Book. Fair. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Card-covered journal. Condition: Fair to good, covers are generally lightly browned and foxed to edges. Internally in very good condition. No inscriptions. 336pp. Several b/w illustrations. The journal includes several essays on The Magus as well as the transcript of an… Read more about this item
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The Nature of Nature - An Essay by John Fowles
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The Nature of Nature - An Essay by John Fowles

by Fowles, John

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Limited Edition
Published
1995
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Paperback
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Cowelo, California USA: The Yolla Bolly Press, 1995. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. NB: Not signed. Softcover. Condition: Very good. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Previous owners bookplate on front inner flap of dustjacket. No inscriptions. 99pp. One illustration by Aaron Johnson. The essay "The Nature… Read more about this item
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One Hundred Facets of Winter and Spring seen by William J Ibbett (with a preface by Paul Beaujon)
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One Hundred Facets of Winter and Spring seen by William J Ibbett (with a preface by Paul Beaujon)

by Ibbett, William J.

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Limited Edition
Published
1931
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Hardcover
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Shaftesbury: The High House Press, 1931. Book. Illus. by John Reginald Biggs. Fair. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Patterned paper-covered boards (pattern designed by Edward Bawden) wtih title in gilt on off-white spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general light shelfwear with some rubbing to cover corners, browning and sunning to paper-covered boards and… Read more about this item
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Jane Austen's Letters to her sister Cassandra and Others, collected and edited by R.W.Chapman, Vol. I (1796-1809) and  II (1811-1817)
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Jane Austen's Letters to her sister Cassandra and Others, collected and edited by R.W.Chapman, Vol. I (1796-1809) and II (1811-1817)

by Chapman, R.W. (ed.)

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1st Edition
Published
1932
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Hardcover
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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1932. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. NB: No dustjackets. Blue marbled paper-covered boards with titles within paper labels on blue cloth spines. Condition: Fair to good, both volumes have general shelfwear to covers, more so to cover corners which are quite rubbed. Faint water splashmark to front… Read more about this item
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The Flame Trees of Thika - Memories of an African Childhood
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The Flame Trees of Thika - Memories of an African Childhood

by Huxley, Elspeth

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1st Edition
Published
1959
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Hardcover
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1959. Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light crease to spine. Slight lean to spine. Signed and inscribed "To Cleggy, with love and respect" by Elspeth Huxley on front endpaper. Loosely… Read more about this item
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Hardy's Vision of Man

Hardy's Vision of Man

by Southerington, F.R.

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Published
1971
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Hardcover
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1971. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 290pp. .
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The Rock - A Pageant Play written for performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre 28 May-9 June 1934 on behalf of the forty-five churches fund of the diocese of London
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The Rock - A Pageant Play written for performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre 28 May-9 June 1934 on behalf of the forty-five churches fund of the diocese of London

by Eliot, T.S.

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Published
1934
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Hardcover
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London: Faber & Faber, 1934. Book. Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Third impression, September 1934 (first published May 1934). Grey paper-covered boards with title in blue on spine. Condition: Good, covers are generally lightly shelfworn. A couple of pages have light foxing. Front endpaper has some light browning to inner edge of the front endpaper. Inscribed… Read more about this item
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The Salutation

by Townsend Warner, Sylvia (intro. by Claire Harman)

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Limited Edition
Published
2000
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Hardcover
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9781872621500
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Horam, East Sussex: Tartarus Press, 2000. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This is the Tartarus Press edition publised in 2000 (first published by Chatto & Windus in 1932). Blue hardcover with title in pale mauve colour gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on… Read more about this item
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The Akeing Heart - Passionate Attachments and their Aftermath

The Akeing Heart - Passionate Attachments and their Aftermath

by Judd, Peter Haring

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Published
2012
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Paperback
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9781484867181
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New York: Peter Haring Judd, 2012. Book. Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on rear of front cover.The image of Valentine Ackland is not included on the front cover of the book (see image), so this may be a pre-publication copy. The previous owners name… Read more about this item
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With the Hunted - Selected Writings - Sylvia Townsend Warner

With the Hunted - Selected Writings - Sylvia Townsend Warner

by Tolhurst, Peter (ed.)

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2012
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9780956567239
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Norwich, Norfolk: Black Dog Books, 2012. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate to rear of frontcover. 418pp. Sylvia Townsend Warner(1893-1978) was one of the most remarkable writers of the last century. The selection of her writings in this book are both… Read more about this item
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Teacup & Sorcery - A Whimsical Tale of Derring-Do and Poltoonery in a World Teetering on the Brink of Environmental Disaster

Teacup & Sorcery - A Whimsical Tale of Derring-Do and Poltoonery in a World Teetering on the Brink of Environmental Disaster

by Craven, B.J.

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
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Limited Edition
Published
1993
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780952113201
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Oakham, Rutland: The Smallest County Press, 1993. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. One of a limited edition of 333 numbered copies, this is no.93. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and a small… Read more about this item
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Noblesse Oblige - An Enquiry into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy
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Noblesse Oblige - An Enquiry into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy

by Mitford, Nancy (ed.)

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Published
1961
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Hardcover
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1961. Book. Illus. by Osbert Lancaster. Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8th impression. Dark blue hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and textblock edges. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear, together with some light… Read more about this item
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