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The Complete Poetical Works Of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Hutchinson, Thomas ( Editor)

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YesterYear Books
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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London: Humphrey Milford, 1943. Contains all Shelley's ascertained poems and fragments of verse that have hitherto appeared in print. Previous owner's name to front endpaper. An attractive copy with gilt to top edge. Gilt lettering & decoration to cover/spine - 912 pages including an index of first lines. Prompt dispatch. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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The Poetical Works Of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Hutchinson, Thomas ( Edited and with Textual Notes By )

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YesterYear Books
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Oxford Edition
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London: Henry Frowde, 1908. Includes material never before printed in any edition of the poems. Previous owner's prize inscription to ffep dd 1912. An attractive copy with gilt to top edges with others remaining untrimmed. Gilt lettering to cover/spine - 912 pages including an index of first lines. Prompt dispatch. . Oxford Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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Siegfried Sassoon - The Making of a War Poet: A Biography 1886-1918

by Wilson, Jean Moorcroft

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YesterYear Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715628225
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$19.11

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London: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, 1998. Monumental biography which tells in full detail the story of one of the finest poets of the First World War. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which has faded spine. 600 pages including index. Includes three newspaper articles two of which are long reviews of the book and the third concerns Mother… Read more
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George : An Early Autobiography

by Williams, Emlyn

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YesterYear Books
Published
1962
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Very Good
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London: The Reprint Society, 1962. Autobiography of the great Welsh writer, dramatist and actor who spoke only Welsh until the age of 8 and would probably have been a miner, had it not been for the encouragement of a teacher at his local school. A good, clean copy. Red top edge. Previous owner's details to front fly leaf.… Read more
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Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense

by Uglow, Jenny

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YesterYear Books
Published
2019
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780571269556
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$13.65

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London: Faber & Faber, 2019. Comprehensive biography of the English artist, illustrator, musician and author know mainly for his nonsense poetry who lived his life on the boundaries of the rules. Very good clean paperback. Illustrated with colour pictures. 643 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.… Read more
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Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters

by Lellenber, Jon et al

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YesterYear Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007247592
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$17.07

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London: HarperPress, 2007. These never-before published letters written mainly to his mother, shed light on the man, his life and character. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 710 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photos. Prompt dispatch. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Autobiography

by Cardus, Neville

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YesterYear Books
Published
1947
Condition
Good
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London: Collins & the Book Society, 1947. Autobiography of the great penman best-known for his writing on music and cricket. A good clean hardback which has faded slightly to the spine. Tanning a little to page margins. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 288 pages. Illustrated with b.w photographs.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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The Joy of the Snow - SIGNED COPY

by Goudge, Elizabeth

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YesterYear Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340185315
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$375.43

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1974. SIGNED on the title page with the inscription "For Mrs Prosser - with love and best wishes from Elizabeth Goudge" Also includes two photographs of Elizabeth Goudge, a memorial slip and newspaper articles announcing her death. Autobiography of the popular author telling of the rainbow days of her childhood, at Wells, the City of Bells… Read more
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Diary of a Man in Despair

by Reck, Friedrich

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YesterYear Books
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781590175866
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New York, NY, USA.: NYRB Classics, 2013. Translated from the German by Paul Rubens and with an introduction by Richard J. Evans. Clean, bright paperback with minor bump to rear cover - 244 pages. Prompt dispatch. 069445. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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The Fry Chronicles

by Fry, Stephen

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YesterYear Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780718154837
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$16.38

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London: Michael Joseph, 2010. One of the boldest, bravest, most revealing and heartfelt accounts of a man's formative years as the author confronts the aching chasm that separates public image from private feeling. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest signs of shelf life - 438 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 069397. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very… Read more
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Memories and Portraits

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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YesterYear Books
Published
1908
Condition
Good
Edition
Fine Paper Edition
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1908. Memories of childhood, youth, portraits of those who have gone before us in battle. Burgundy leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration to faded, rubbed spine. Gilt page edges. 182 pages.. Fine Paper Edition. Leather. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Afterglow

by Greaves, Fernie

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YesterYear Books
Published
1960
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Peter Skelton , 1960. Memories of a way of living, which represented the steadfastness and security of that wonderful pre-World-War era. - the tens, the twenties and the thirties of the 20th Century. Clean, tight hardback lacking a dust cover - 215 pages. Prompt dispatch. 069026. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Harold Nicolson: Diaries and Letters 1930-39

by Nicolson, Nigel (editor)

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YesterYear Books
Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Collins, 1966. This volume covers the period from the beginning of the diary until the outbreak of war. Clean, bright hardback though lettering has rubbed to titles on spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Text block very clean. Binding square and tight. . 448 pages including index. Includes a newspaper artiicle from The Times Feb 1998 entitled Vita's… Read more
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Wisdom and Innocence - A Life of G.K. Chesterton

by Pearce, Joseph

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YesterYear Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340671320
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$19.11

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1996. Published to mark the 60th anniversary of his death and drawing on much previously unpublished material, this biography surveys the celebratory life and writing which made him a household name. Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has tiny nick to head of spine. 522 pages including index.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Dylan the Bard - A Life of DylanThomas

by Sinclair, Andrew

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YesterYear Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780094797505
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London: Constable, 1999. Brings out the relationship between Dylan's poetry and life, his dream of Wales, of boozing and brawling in Fitzrovia in the thirties and forties, and the American lecture tour that finally killed him in the fifties. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. 251 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch.. First… Read more
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The World of Tennessee Williams

by Leavitt, Richard F. ( Edited By )

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YesterYear Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399117732
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$27.30

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New York, NY, USA.: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. With an introduction by the subject. Attempts to capture pictorially the man and the playwright who created some of the most haunting characters and memorable dramas the stage has ever known. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 168 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068074.. First… Read more
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Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco

by Hall, Trevor

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YesterYear Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780862830359
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$17.07

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London: Colour Library Books, 1982. A tribute to the movie star who became a real life Princess - paying tribute to her short but meteoric Hollywood career, her whirling social life and her new Royal role. Clean, crisp hardback in similar jacket. 64 pages. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. Gift quality. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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The Adventures of Edward Hornby & Edward Hornby's Last Bow (Includes Letter from Author)

by Hornby, Edward

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YesterYear Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$37.54

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Edward Hornby, 1984. Includes a letter on the author's headed paper dated August 27th '88 in black pen describing a conversation he had with the recipient about these two books. Both books have the previous owner's name written in black pen on the half title page in the author's writing, though the books themselves are not signed. Slight fading… Read more
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Robert Louis Stevenson (Little Books on Great Writers)

by Strong, Isobel

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YesterYear Books
Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Cassell & Co, 1911. Brief biography of the prolific Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. A little foxing to page edges else a very good clean hardback in green boards with gilt lettering and onlaid paper vignette. Photgravure frontis, four… Read more
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Memories and Opinions - An Unfinished Autobiography By Q

by Q

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YesterYear Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.29

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London: Cambridge University Press, 1945. Clean, bright hardback in price-clipped jacket which is now protected with archival sleeve. 106 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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