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A guide to Trollope
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A guide to Trollope

By Gerould, James Thayer 1872-; the Trollope Society

London: The Trollope Society by arrangement with Princeton University Press, 1988. Reprint. Originally published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1948. "Major works relating to Trollope": p. xvi-xvii. Copyright renewed by Princeton in 1976, but this issue is 1988. A beautiful unread/unused copy. SERIES: Princeton legacy library. xxv, 256 p. : maps, plans ; 23 cm. [ Location: BR1/4 ] . Hard Cover. Fine+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$9.37

The Book of Table-talk { Volumes I & II }
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The Book of Table-talk { Volumes I & II }

By MacFarlane, Charles [ed]

London: C. Cox, 1847. TWO VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE. New Edition: In a nice quarter leather binding, tight and clean. p.iv, 242; p.vi, 235. various contributors, Hours of Parliament 1640, Heraldic Anomalies; Pigs, Kings and Monks!, How to Square the Circle, Umbrellasa, The Last queen of Georgia; Divine Right of Kings; History of Stage Costume et al. No dust jacket. [ Location: Revolving Bookcase . Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by illustrated with Wood Cuts. 16mo.

$13.38

Nettles
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Nettles

By LAWRENCE D.H.

London: Faber & Faber, 1930. Red Wrappers Stmpd in Black - No. 11 in the Criterion Miscellany series. A 28-page booklet, Very Good, pages clean; in Wrappers, with small black X crossing out One of "ONE SHILLING", presumably at original sale of..., else, one small thumb nail loss to top edge fr cvr; normal handling. Solid. [ Location: Landing Case ]. First Edition. PaperBack. Very Good/Good. 8vo (slim).

$10.71

Edward Albee : a singular journey
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Edward Albee : a singular journey

By Gussow, Mel.

London: Oberon, 1999. In 1960, American playwright Edward Albee electrified the theatre world with The Zoo Story, and followed it two years later with the extraordinary Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Proclaimed as the playwright of his generation, he went on to win three Pulitzer Prizes for his searing and innovative plays. Mel Gussow, author, critic and cultural writer for The New York Times, has known Albee and followed his career since its beginning, and in this fascinating biography he creates a compelling first-hand portrait of a complex genius. The book describes Albee's life as the adopted child of rich, unloving parents, and covers the highs and lows of his career, from his early triumphs, to years of critical and public disfavour before his return in 1994 with Three Tall Women, a major West End production.448 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. Includes bibliographical references and index. Nice copy. { representative images to follow } [ Location: Landing Case ]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$9.37

Abroad : British literary traveling between the Wars
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Abroad : British literary traveling between the Wars

By Fussell, Paul 1924-

New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. A book about the meaning of travel, about how important the topic has been for writers for two and a half centuries, and about how excellent the literature of travel happened to be in England and America in the 1920s and 30s. "[A] witty book that bristles with outrageous assertions....Fussell obviously enjoys the act of writing about his reading, which is what makes the book so lively."-The Tribune (London). viii,246p : ill., maps,ports. ; 21 cm. Bibliography, p229-239. - Includes index. Very nice crisp copy in fresh Dust Jacket. Excellent. [ Location: Dark Oak BR1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.38

The Cornhill Magazine : Winter No. 981 1949/1950
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The Cornhill Magazine : Winter No. 981 1949/1950

By Quennell, Peter [ Edited By ]

London: John Murray, 1950. This copy is one to note for two reasons. The copy Includes previously unpublished Byron Letters Short stories etc, and it retains the original wrap round. Very nice. Also includes 'Churchill by Isaiah Berlin'. p. [viii ], 167 - 274 .[Location: BR 2 /1 ]. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$10.71

A MANUAL OF BOOK SELECTION FOR THE LIBRARIAN AND THE BOOK-LOVER
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A MANUAL OF BOOK SELECTION FOR THE LIBRARIAN AND THE BOOK-LOVER

By Williams, Reginald G.

London: Grafton & Co, 1920. Separate chapters on General Science, Useful Arts, Juvenile Literature, Reading, etc. Also has an appendix on papermaking. BOOK: is probably recased, in Qtr leather, gilt spine, terracotta boards, a clean tight copy. A wealth of reference material for the book enthusiast and seller alike. Size: 8vo. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$12.04

English Literature an Illustrated Record [ 4 Volumes ]
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English Literature an Illustrated Record [ 4 Volumes ]

By Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906.

London: William Heinemann Limited, 1906. 4 volumes. Red cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Large format. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top edges gilt. A nice group, in virtually identical condition, just one of the volumes with a bruise/bump to spine head and a nick to top edge of cloth to spine. Some occasional foxing. Volume 1: To the age of Henry VIII pp: 368; Volume II: From Henry VIII to Milton pp: 389; Volume III: From Milton to Johnson pp: 381; Volume IV: From Johnson to Tennyson pp: 462. . [ Location: BR2/1]. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$60.22

Frank Sidgwick's Diary and Other Material Relating to A.H. Bullen, & the Shakespeare Head Press
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Frank Sidgwick's Diary and Other Material Relating to A.H. Bullen, & the Shakespeare Head Press

By Sidgwick, Frank

Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press, 1975. First Edition - Limited to 1,000 Copies: A decent copy of this interesting work relating to the Shakespeare Head Press. An edition limited to 1000 copies, designed by Ruari McLean, complete with facsimile of Shakespeare Head Press pamphlet in the pocket of rear board. Bound in blue cloth with gilt colophon of the Press on front board, in JACKET: light edge rubs, couple minor nicks at spine head joints. [ Location: BR2/1]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.37

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio { 2 Volumes }
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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio { 2 Volumes }

By Boccaccio, Giovanni.; { Translated By Rigg, James McMullen }

London: Henry F. Bumpus, 1906. A rather nice set. In original deep red/maroon buckrak, with gilt emblem to upper covers. Light fade onlty to spines, clean and square copies, no inscriptions. On thick high quality paper, with only minor evidence of foxing; Top edges gilt. Tissue-guarded illustrations x 12. p.332 + 404. Excellent.[ Location: BR2/1]. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Louis Chalon. 8vo.

$20.07

Wise Child
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Wise Child

By GRAY Simon

London: Faber & Faber, 1968. This lighter item will have the p+p [which includes any site processing commission] reduced to my actual cost. 84 pp, author's first play: BOOK: cvrs clean; neat name fep; tight; in JACKET: yellowed; one small clsd tear top edge, entire; Solid copy.[ Location: BR2/1]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good [unclipped] - Comm. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$10.04

Henry King and the Seventeenth Century
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Henry King and the Seventeenth Century

By Berman, Ronald

London: Chatto & Windus, 1964. Best known for his poem "The Ezequy," King was a poet who survived the upheavals of 17th century England, and indeed responded to them in his work, as this rewarding study reveals. A lovely copy, in a very good indeed Dust Jacket. pp: 160, Index [ Location: BR1]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$8.03

The Celtic Countries Their Literary and Library Activities
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The Celtic Countries Their Literary and Library Activities

By Phillips, David Rhys, 1868-1952.

Swansea: Morgan & Higgs, 1915. Stiff Card Covers - 1. Introduction. 2. Wales. 3. Scotland. 4. Ireland. 5. Cornwall. 6. Isle of Man. 7. Brittany. 8. Patagonia. 9. Other countries. Early Celtic Studies, uncommon work. Ex ref Library bookplate to front free endpaper, presentation label to pastedown, no library labels or stamps. Neat copy, firm, bit browned at edges, green backstrip with inked title [ neatly ]. pp: 42 Size: [ Location: BR1 ]. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ex Reference Library.

$10.71

The New Hangman. A Play in One Act
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The New Hangman. A Play in One Act

By HOUSMAN, Laurence

London: G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1930. A decent copy. BOOK: pp.24. Of a total edition of 1500, this is one of 1250 unsigned copies.; firm and clean, binding tight, pages clean; two neat inscriptions to preliminary blank, in JACKET: clean, couple of closed short tears; neat ink inscrition to top margin upper cover. [ Location: BR2/1]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.37

Frank Sidgwick's Diary and Other Material Relating to A.H. Bullen, & the Shakespeare Head Press
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Frank Sidgwick's Diary and Other Material Relating to A.H. Bullen, & the Shakespeare Head Press

By Sidgwick, Frank

Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press, 1975. A decent copy of this interesting work relating to the Shakespeare Head Press. An edition limited to 1000 copies, designed by Ruari McLean, complete with facsimile of Shakespeare Head Press pamphlet in the pocket of rear board. Bound in blue cloth with gilt colophon of the Press on front board, in JACKET: nice condition, not price clipped.[ Location: BR1]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.37

Experience
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Experience

By MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952.

London: Putnam, 1935. Essays which appeared originally in the New statesman2 p. vii-xix, 311 p. ; 22 cm. A solid copy, boards are square, with some staining/marks, text block very good indeed. Size: 8vo. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good+ - See Below. 8vo.

$10.04

The Happy Turning , a Dream of Life
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The Happy Turning , a Dream of Life

By Wells, H. G.

London: Heinemann, 1945. 50 years on from his 'Time Machine' BOOK: a solid copy, just some edge browning to cvrs/boards, in JACKET: entire;soiling, internal repairs to tears to edges and joints. [ Location: BR1]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$10.37

The London Magazine: a Monthly Review of Literature Vol 2 , Nos: 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, & 12 { 8 Volumes to Include Index to Vol  1 & 2 Loosely Laid in - as Called for }
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The London Magazine: a Monthly Review of Literature Vol 2 , Nos: 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, & 12 { 8 Volumes to Include Index to Vol 1 & 2 Loosely Laid in - as Called for }

By Lehmann, John

London: Chatto & Windus, 1956. A very good overall group, with images to follow. Notable articles and reviews. To include: Peter Quennel on John Ruskin, Rex Warner on C.Day Lewis, Three Poems - Robert Conquest, Springtime with D.H.Lawrence, by Eleanor Farjeon, T.E.Lawrence, Aldington and the Truth by B.H.Liddell Hart, Three Poems, Robert Graves, L.A.G.Strong on W.B.Yeats's Autobiographies, Sunrise on Olympus, Freya Stark. Leonard Wolfe, Aldous Huxley. James Michie on Walt Whitman. Correspondence from Simon Raven, Louise Macneice, William Sansom, J.Middleton Murry, Roy Fuller - Two Poems, Stephen Spender, a Poetic Drama, et al. [ BR1 / 5 ]. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$17.06

Poems
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Poems

By Tennyson, Alfred

London: Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co.,, 1883. A rather nice 2 volume set. The binding is Vellum, the text is stamped in red and Black to the covers and spine. The pages are of high quality, being rough cut, and with the top edges in gilt. The books are very tight and secure, the covers , as often with vellum, has some patchey dis colour, but this is relatively minor, as my images will confirm. Volume I: has a stylish ink dedication to the front free endpaper, with a paragraph of Tennyson's Poetry dated 1891 - vii, 321 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) : ill. ; 17 cm.; Vol II: vi, 271 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) : ill. ; 17 cm. Includes Index. Each Volume has a frontis decorated by Walter Crane. Excellent. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$24.09

To-day. { Volume 1, 1893 - 1894 }

By Jerome, Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka), 1859-1927 { Edited By } Contributors: Stevenson, R.L.; Kipling, Rudyard; Harte, Bret; Jerome, Jerome K.; Russell, W. Clark; Miss Braddon; Alden, W.L.; Zangwill; I.; Pain, Barry; Mathew, Frank

London: W.A. Dunkerley, 1894. This Periodical ran to 47 volumes { "A weekly magazine-journal." }, to cover the period 1893 - 1905. Here we have the Scarce very first Volume, which was actually published in 1894. This has been professionally preserved and recased, using the original beige cloth boards. No 1, Nov 11th 1893 - No 13, Feb 1894. The very first entry is by Jerome, and titled ' Characterscapes': sub titles - The Man who would Manage, by Jerome; further sub titles: 'The Ebb Tide by Stevenson; If he had lived today, and A lay of the Links by Conan Doyle. There are additional entries for the Ebb Tide within the later weekly publications herewith. It was the pattern of the day to serialise fiction before a complete edition was published in book form. The journal covers humour, chatter and all things literary. Excellent. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [ Location C9 ]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

$53.53

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