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The Art of Noble Living

by Robert P. Downes

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Published
1902
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Fair
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London: Charles H. Kelly, 1902. Maroon cloth cover. Some wear to the top and base of the spine. Corners rubbed. 422 clean pages. Hinges weak but holding. Good study copy. 8in x 5in. Hard Back. Fair. 8in x 5in. Religeous Essays.
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On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History

by Thomas Carlyle

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Good
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London: George Routlege Blue boards with a banded spine with gilt title and decorations. 334 clean pages. Gilt top edhe to pages. Black end papers. No date but circa 1895. some small wear to the top of the spine.. Hard Back. Good. 6in x 4in. Essays / Lectures.
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The Crown of Wild Olive

by John Ruskin

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Good
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London: George Routlege Blue boards with a banding and a gilt design to the spine. 134 clean pages. c1910.. Hard Back. Good. 6in x 4in. Essay.
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Lectures on Art Before the University of Oxford

by John Ruskin

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Published
1910
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Good
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$3.76

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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1910. Red boards. gilt title to the front. 276 clean pages. good reading copy.. Hard Back. Good. 6in x 4in. Lectures.
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The Christians and the Fall of Rome

by Edward Gibbon - D. M. Low

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Fine - New Book
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9780141018898
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$2.05

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Penguin - Great Ideas A new and unread copy of this book in stock now. Original cover price £4.99p. Trade Paperback. Fine - New Book. Essay.
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A Tale of a Tub

by Jonathan Swift

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Fine - New Book
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9780141018874
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Penguin - Great Ideas A new and unread copy of this book in stock now. Original cover price £4.99p. Trade Paperback. Fine - New Book. Essay.
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The Inner Life

by Thomas a Kempis Translated By Leo Sherley-Price

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Fine - New Book
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9780141018843
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Penguin - Great Ideas A new and unread copy of this book in stock now. Original cover price £4.99p. Trade Paperback. Fine - New Book. Religeous Essays.
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Thomas Hardy - the Mayor of Casterbridge - Studies in English Literature 7

by Douglas Brown

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Published
1964
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Good
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$4.10

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London: Edward Arnold, 1964. Clean green boards with a bright silver title to the spine. Ex-school library. 64 very clean, firm pages. The jacket is also clean. Small sign of wear to the top of the spine.. Hard Back. Good/Fair. Essay.
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Men, Women, Love, Sex, God and Death - Collected Sunday Times Writings

by Chrissy Iley

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Riley Books
Published
1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9780233993348
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$4.79

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London: Andre Deutcsh, 1998. No creases to the covers or to the spine. 390 clean, firm pages. Not ex-library.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Essays.
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Sesame and Lilies - Short Studies in English Literature No XIII

by John Ruskin

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Very Good
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$3.42

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London: Thomas Nelson Bright and clean red boards with a black title and design to the front and to the spine. 102 firm, clean pages. no date but circa 1900. Hard Back. Very Good. Illus. by Edward Burn Jones - Frontispiece. Classic Literature.
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Essays

by Francis Bacon - George Herbert Clarke - Editor

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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$3.08

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London: Classic Book Club, 1954. Clean blue boards. 181 clean and firm pages. No jacket. very good study copy.. Hard Back. Very Good. Classic.
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The De Coverley Papers from 'The Spectator'

by Joseph Meek - Editor

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Published
1926
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Good
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London: Dent, 1926. Blue boards with gilt title to the spine. 128 clean firm pages.. Hard Back. Good. 6in x 4in. Essays.
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Men and Places - Essays on the 18th Century Scene Essays on African Exploration

by J. H. Plumb

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Published
1966
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Good
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London: Pelican, 1966. No creases to the covers. Reading creases to the spine and light edge wear.318 pages. The pages are browning to the edges. Good study copy.. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Essay.
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Ill Fares the Land - Essays on Food, Hunger and Power

by Susan George

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Riley Books
Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140127904
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$4.10

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London: Penguin, 1990. A little used copy of this book. No creases to the covers. One very mild reading crease to the spine. 261 clean, firm pages.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Politics.
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The Education of John Reed - Selected Writings with an Introductory Biographical and Critical Essay

by John Stuart

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Riley Books
Published
1982
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Very Good
ISBN
9780717803545
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$6.84

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International Publishers Inc, 1982. No creases to the covers or to the spine. 224 clean, bright pages. No wear.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Essay.
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A New View of Society and Other Writings

by Robert Owen

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Riley Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780460017992
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$8.21

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U K: Dent Dutton, 1972. No creases to the spine or to the covers. Owners name to ffep. 298 firm pages. Pages clean and unmarked.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Peter Edwards - Cover. Essay.
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Robert Owen - Prophet of the Poor - Essays in Honour of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth

by Sidney Pollard and John Salt - Editors

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Riley Books
Published
1971
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Fair
ISBN
9780333009260
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$6.15

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Macmillan, 1971. Clean dark blue boards. Gilt title to the spine. 12 chapters plus introduction. Chapters 5 and 6 have some underlining as does a paragraph in the introduction, hence the low price. Owners name to ffep.. Hard Back. Fair. Politics.
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Jottings - Flight of Fancy from Our Betty

by Liz Smith

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Published
2008
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Fine - New Book
ISBN
9781847391650
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U K: Pocket Books, 2008. No creases to the spine or to the covers. New book. 293 pages. Illustrated with charming drawings from the author. a collection of stories Liz Smith has written over the years. Sometimes a recollection from her childhood, or a more recent event, these stories reveal an observant and keenly perceptive mind at work.. Trade Paperback.… Read more
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Let the People Think - a Selection of Essays

by Bertrand Russell

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Published
1941
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Very Good
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$6.50

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London: Thinker's Library No 84, Watts and Co., 1941. Clean tan boards with black title and black 'The Thinker'. Same to the spine which is firm but slightly faded. 116 clean pages plus book adverts, Philosophy/essays.. Hard Back. Very Good. Essays Philosophy.
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Sesame and Lilies - Two Lectures - 1 - of Kings Treasures, 2 - of queens' Gardens

by John Ruskin

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Published
1899
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Very Good
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London: George Allen, 1899. Clean green buckram boards. Blind stamped edge border. Gilt title to the spine. 180 slightly rough cut pages. The pages are very clean, white and firm.. Hard Back. Very Good. 7in x 4in. Lectures / Classic.
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