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The Dickens Concordance

By Williams, Mary

United Kingdom: Francis Griffiths. Good. 1907. Hardcover. A good 1907 hardcover without dustwrapper in aged green boards with a shallow ding at the edge of the front board and bumped lightly rubbed corners, the spine with dull gilt lettering is bumped/rubbed to the ends, internally without writing or stamps, unmarked toned occasionally heavily foxed pages quite tanned/heavily foxed to the text-block fore and bottom edges with top edge gilt. A solid copy with a paper copy of a photograph of Dickens affixed to the shadowed front endpaper. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 75x56 .

$13.20

SECRET GARDENS: A Study of the Golden Age of Children's Literature

By Carpenter, Humphrey

United Kingdom: Harpercollins. Good+. 1987. Paperback. 004440056X . A good used paperback with single crease on the straight spine, slightly creased and edge-worn covers. Internally without writing or stamps, unmarked toned pages tanned to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 48x75 .

$6.57

PROSE OF THIS CENTURY

By Stanford, Derek

United Kingdom: Nelson. Good. 1966. Hardcover. A good hardcover without dustwrapper in red boards which are faded to the edges (particularly the back cover) with very lightly bumped and rubbed corners, the spine is faded and bumped to the ends. Internally without writing or stamps, unmarked pages, tanned and lightly foxed to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 50x75 .

$6.57

Aspects of the Novel

By Forster, E. M.

United Kingdom: Penguin Books Ltd. Good. 1970. Reprint. Paperback. 0140205578 . A good reprint paperback (blue cover) without creases to the spine, a crease on the cover near the spine with tiny corner creases and edge-wear, internally without writing or stamps, toned pages tanned to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 52x75 .

$4.63

The Penguin New Writing 34

By John Lehmann Ed

United Kingdom: Penguin Books. Good. 1948. Mass Market Paperback. A good 1948 Green Penguin paperback without creases to the spine, aged lightly creased and edge worn covers, no writing or stamps, very tanned pages very soiled to the text-block edges. Includes contributions by Edith Sitwell, Christopher Isherwood and John Fleming amongst others, and includes a section of black and white photographs. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; B&W Photographs; 50x75 .

$3.32

Thomas Hardy: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings about Him; 1970-1978 and Supplement for 1871-1969

By Davis, W Eugene (General Editor) and Helmut E Gerber

United States: Northern Illinois University Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. 0875800912 . VOLUME II ONLY - A Near Fine hardcover in a Very Good dustjacket. The book is in clean boards, lightly bumped to spine ends, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages, very lightly foxed to the text-block edges. The bright dustjacket is a little rubbed and creased to the edges - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Vol. 2 .

$46.36

RING OF WORDS: Literary Loch Lomond
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RING OF WORDS: Literary Loch Lomond

By Stott, Louis

United Kingdom: Creag Darach Publications. Very Good+. 1995. Paperback. 1874585059 . A near fine paperback in slightly edge-worn stapled illustrated card wrappers, internally without no writing or stamps, clean pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 40 pages .

$5.24

The Eighteen Seventies: Essays by Fellows of the Royal Society of Literature

By Barker, H. Granville

United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1929. Hardcover. A very good hardcover in clean green boards bumped/rubbed to the spine ends and lightly bumped to the corners, no writing or stamps, pages tanned to the edges in a very good lightly foxed dustwrapper a touch creased to the edges with tiny chips to the spine ends/tips supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$26.46

Canterbury Tales: A Reading

By Traversi, Derek

United Kingdom: The Bodley Head Ltd. Very Good. 1983. Paperback. 0370305477 . A Very Good trade paperback with uncreased spine, slightly creased and edge-worn covers, no writing or stamps, tanned pages, slightly soiled to the bottom text-block edge. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$7.89

Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre and Villette

By Allott, Miriam (Editor)

A Very Good trade paperback with uncreased spine, lightly creased and edge-worn covers, no writing or stamps, tanned pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.

$7.89

THE PUSHCART PRIZE
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THE PUSHCART PRIZE

By Henderson, Bill And Pushcart Prize Editors

United Kingdom: Pushcart Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 1888889306 . A very good hardcover bumped to the spine ends in a very good bright unclipped dustwrapper supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 550 pages .

$39.79

THE NOVEL TODAY: Contemporary Writers on Modern Fiction
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THE NOVEL TODAY: Contemporary Writers on Modern Fiction

By Bradbury, Malcolm (Ed)

United Kingdom: Fontana. Very Good+. 1977. Paperback. 0006333710 . A Good paperback with lightly creased, straight spine, slightly creased and edge-worn covers. Internally, no writing or stamps, toned pages, a little tanned to the text-block edges. A collection of essays by writers of modern fiction, from the library of author Dorothy Dunnett. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Mass Market PB; 156 pages .

$4.64

ON THE ART OF READING
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ON THE ART OF READING

By Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur

A Good paperback without dustjacket, with uncreased, toned spine, slightly creased and edge-worn covers. Internally, owner's plate on title page, clean toned pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Mass Market PB .

$3.91

DRYDEN: A Collection of Critical Essays
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DRYDEN: A Collection of Critical Essays

By Schilling, Bernard N. (Ed)

United Kingdom: Prentice Hall. Very Good. 1969. Paperback. 0132208636 . A Very Good paperback with uncreased spine, lightly creased and slightly edge-worn covers, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages, a little toned to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 192 pages .

$6.57

THE MODERN WRITER AND HIS WORLD

By Fraser, G. S

United Kingdom: Pelican. Very Good. 1964. Paperback. 0140206582 . A Very Good paperback with slightly creased, straight spine, and uncreased, lightly edge-worn covers. Internally, owner's stamp inside cover, toned pages, tanned to the text-block edges. This book offers an analysis of writers and the writing environment, up to the 1960's. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Mass Market PB .

$4.64