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From South Wind to Love In Earnest Some Notes On the Lives and Writings Of English 'Uranian' Poets From 1889 To 1930, from Marlborough, His Life and Times to Edward Lear, we can help you find the british literary collections books you are looking for. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from Biblio.com, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.


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    WOMEN IN LOVE by LAWRENCE D.H.:

    PENNSYLVANIA, FRANKLIN LIBRARY, 1979. LIMITED EDITION PUBLISHED EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUBSCIBERS TO THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY COLLECTION OF THE 100 GREATEST BOOKS OF ALL TIME. SILK ENDPAPERS AND BOOKMARK. FULL BLUE LEATHER, RAISED BANDS.DARK BLUE LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, GILT DECORATION. A FINE COPY OF A HANDSOME BOOK. EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED. ILLUSTRATED BY DENNIS LUZAK


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    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. 3 Volumes by Shakespeare, William

    Ware, Hertfordshire, UK: Wordsworth Editions , 2002 3 volumes, fine copies in like slipcase. Printed in double columns. Ribbon bookmarks bound in. Gilt titles along the spines. Volume I. The Comedies. 546 pgs. Volume II. The Histories and Poems. 392 pgs. Volume III. The Tragedies. 351 pgs. An excellent overweight set that will require additional shipping charges.. Cloth. Fine/Fine Slipcase. Heavy 8vo. Hard Cover.


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    FAUST: PARTS 1 AND 2 by VON GOETHE JOHANN WOLFGANG:

    1981 THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY, PENNSYLVANIA. NEAR FINE COPY IN DARK RED DECORATED BOARDS WITH GILT EDGES TO THE PAGES, PROTECTED WITH A CELLOPHANE SLEEVE. TRANSLATED BY GEORGE MADISON PRIEST WITH THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF ENGELBERT SIEBERTZ. BLACK & WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS.


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    QPB Book of Irish Literature by Kiernan, Kathy (Editor)

    New York, New York USA: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1999. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Large Trade Paperback in Good Condition. A tremendous lot of exciting reading from Irish writers who write with a passion and genius for words. Many of the pieces involve great Irish writers commenting on their fellow great Irish writers: MacNeice on Joyce, Beckett on Joyce, Flann O'Brien on Joyce, Shaw on Oscar Wilde, Austin Clarke on Jonathan Swift, and Thomas D'Arcy McGee on Thomas Moore. There are jail memoirs spanning 100 years with John Mitchel's Jail Journal, Oscar Wilde's The Ballad of Reading Gaol, and Brendan Behan's Borstal Boy. And there is science fiction and horror as well as Irish folktales. Cover is clean with crease down the front, near the fore edge side. No soilng, trace wear to extremities. First page wrinkled on upper edge, otherwise internals are quite clean and free from any markings, noi creases. Glued binding is tight and solid. Great Reading! 943 pages with Biographical Notes. 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches. Quality Paperback Book Club, New York, 1999.


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    The Valley of Fear by Doyle, Arthur Conan

    Dover Pubns. Very Good.


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    LE MORTE DARTHUR by MALORY SIR THOMAS:

    LONDON, FOLIO SOCIETY, 2003. LIMITED TO 1000 NUMBERED COPIES, THIS BEING NUMBER 991. A FACSIMILIE EDITION, ILLUSTRATED BY AUBREY BEARDSLEY, BOUND IN FULL BLACK GOATSKIN, GOLD-BLOCKED WITH THE DESIGN OF THE 1927 J M DENT EDITION. GILDING TO ALL EDGES, HAND-MADE PAPER, 624 PAGES, 11.75 INCHES BY 9 INCHES, HOUSED IN A MATCHING BLACK SOLANDER BOX, SEPARATE BOOKLET WITH AN ESSAY BY PROFESSOR A EDWARDS. A VERY FINE COPY.


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    Exhumations: Stories, Articles and Verse by Isherwood, Christopher

    New York, NY: Simon and Schuster. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Good. 8vo. [12], 254 pp. Bound in bright blue cloth in white dust wrapper printed in orange and black. First Printing stated. A collection of Isherwood's writings from nearly four decades. Very Good+, very light rubbing to extremities, minor fading to edges of binding, in Very Good dust wrapper with overall age-toning, remains of price sticker to front flap, chipping to head of spine, 1/4" tear to upper edge of front cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Teapots Are Out and Other Eccentric Tales from Ireland by Keane, John B

    New York, New York, USA: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004. First Thus. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Carroll & Graf Edition. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Bright, clean, unmarked cover with a whisper of wear to front corners, cover flares up a bit. Tight & solid, square glued binding. Lower corner of first 13 pages wavy. Pages clean, no markings of any kind. A collection of stories by a favorite Irish storyteller which represent imaginative folklore, recording the voice of a disappearing generation from the Irish countryside. He uncovers folly in romantic pangs, exalted aspirations, misguided mischief and everyday shortcomings of characters who peopled the village in his storyteller's mind. 192 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. 2004, Carroll & Graf Publishers, New York, New York, USA


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    Religiöse Schriften - Das Evangelium in Dostojewski by Dostojewski

    Berlin: Hochweg-Verlag, 1927. Aus dem Gesamtwerk ausgewählt, verdeutscht und mit Einleitungen versehen von Karl Nötzel. Berlin 1927. 240 Seiten. Leineneinband. Sehr gut erhalten. (Weight 1 pound or 500 gr). Hard Cover. Very Good. Sm 8vo.


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    Great Irish Short Stories by Mercier, Vivian (Editor)

    U.S.A: Barnes & Noble Books, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in FINE Condition. Edited and with an Introduction by Vivian Mercier. Stories by Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, Sean O'Faolain, Daniel Corkery, Frank O'Connor, and many others. Fine binding of white linen half cloth with gilt titles, green paper-wrapped boards, very clean and unmarked; soundly bound; text block edges clean and white; internals as new. Green jacket with illustration by John Henry Campbell. A galaxy of great Irish writers is presented here -- from J.M.Synge and W.B.Yeats to James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, and James Plunkett. Each writer is introduced with a short note about his or her life and career providing a history in minature of the development of Irish literature. 5.9 x 8.3 inches. 1996, Barnes & Noble Books, USA


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    Emerald Germs Of Ireland: A Novel by McCabe, Patrick

    New York, New York, USA: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. First US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First US Edition. Originally published in Great Britain buy Picador in 2001. Patrick McCabe --One of Irelands finest living writers. Booker Prize finalist for two novels. This book is bound in green hallf-cloth w/gilt titles, black boards, very clean, text block edges have a few marks, binding tight, solid and square. Internals Fine. This is Patrick McCabe at his fiendish best. Dark, emotionally powerful, and surreal, "Emerald Germs of Ireland" is his funniest work to date. 306 pages. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 2001, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, New York, USA


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    The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Vol. I by Doyle, Arthur Conan; Freeman, Kyle

    Barnes & Noble. Very Good.


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    The Picture of Dorian Gray (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Wilde, Oscar

    Barnes & Noble Classics. Good.


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    LIBER BESTIARUM by DE HAMEL CHRISTOPHER (COMMENTARY) AND BARBER RICHARD (TRANSLATOR):

    LONDON, FOLIO SOCIETY, 2008. LIMITED TO 1980 NUMBERED COPIES, THIS BEING NUMBER 593. A FACSIMILIE EDITION OF MANUSCRIPT BODLEY 764 IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY , BOUND IN FULL RED GOATSKIN BY BRIAN SETTLE BOOKBINDERS OF LUDLOW, BLOCKED WITH A DESIGN BY DAVID ECCLES, GILDING TO ALL EDGES, FURIOSO PAPER, HOUSED IN A MATCHING DARK BLUE SOLANDER BOX, SEPARATE HARDBACK COMMENTARY BOOK BY CHRISTOPHER DE HAMEL, AND A TRANSLATION BY RICHARD BARBER. A VERY FINE COPY. VERY HEAVY, SO POSTAGE AT COST.


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    THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE by CRANE STEPHEN:

    PENNSYLVANIA, FRANKLIN LIBRARY, 1979. LIMITED EDITION, PART OF THE 100 GREATEST BOOKS OF ALL TIME . FULL LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, ALL EDGES GILT, SILK ENDPAPERS, ELABORATE GILT DECORATIONS. FINE COPY IN PROTECTIVE ACETATE COVER.


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    Letters, By Several Eminent Persons Deceased by Hughes, John

    London: J.Johnson, 1772. including the correspondence of John Hughes, Esq. and several of his friends, published from the originals: with notes explanatory and historical. 2 volumes. London 1772. 310; 328 pages. Contemporary calf with attractive gilt stamping on spine.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


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    Inventing Paradise: The Greek Journey, 1937-47 by Edmund Keeley

    2002-06-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    Irish Wonders: The Ghosts, Giants, Pookas, Demons, Leprechawns, Banshees, Fairies, Witches, Widows, Old Maids, and Other Marvels of the Emerald Isle - Popular Tales as Told By the People by McAnally, Jr., D. R

    U.S.A: Weathervane Books, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. H. R. Heaton. Type: Hardback Hardcover Book and Jacket in Very Good Condition. Over 60 Absolutely delightful Illustrations by H. R. Heaton. Facsimile of the 1880 first edition. Enjoy reading about the Ghosts, Giants, Pookas, Demons, Leprechawns, Banshees, Fairies, Witches, Widows, Old Maids, and Other Marvels of the Emerald Isle. Binding of forest green cloth w/sharp and bright gilt titles, very clean with trace corner wear. Tight and solid. Internals very clean, no markings of any kind, a few pages towards the front are wavy, pages moderately toned. Clean jacket designed by Huguette Franco with wrinkling of top and bottom edge, small closed tear on upper edge. 218 pages. 9.25 x 6.25 inches. Weathervane Books, New York, 1981.


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    Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland Volume 2 by Wilson A. D. and E. W. Wilson

    Edinburgh: John Sutherland, 1836. 416 pages of the weekly publication bound into one volume Quarter leather, rubbed and worn. Lower joint splitting (1/2 inch). Text block tight and very enjoyable. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    NINE PLAYS by EURIPEDES:

    PENNSYLVANIA, FRANKLIN LIBRARY, 1976. LIMITED EDITION PUBLISHED EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUBSCIBERS TO THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY COLLECTION OF THE 100 GREATEST BOOKS OF ALL TIME. SILK ENDPAPERS AND BOOKMARK. FULL GREEN LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, GILT DECORATION. A FINE COPY OF A HANDSOME BOOK. EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED. ILLUSTRATED BY ROBERT BORJA


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    Vauxhall Gardens. A Chpater in the Social History of England by Southworth, James Granville

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. 1st edition.199 pages with several b/w illustrations. Cloth. From a college library. Except for a few library markings in very sturdy and tight condition.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good +. 8vo.


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    NANA by ZOLA EMILE:

    PENNSYLVANIA, FRANKLIN LIBRARY, 1981. LIMITED EDITION PUBLISHED EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUBSCIBERS TO THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY COLLECTION OF THE 100 GREATEST BOOKS OF ALL TIME. SILK ENDPAPERS AND BOOKMARK. FULL BLUE LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, GILT DECORATION. A FINE COPY OF A HANDSOME BOOK. EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED. TRANSLATED BY GEORGE HOLDEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY ALLAN MARDON.


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    ANECDOTES OF POLITE LITERATURE by WALPOLE HORACE:

    LONDON, BURNET, 1764. FIRST EDITION, FIVE VOLUMES, SMALL OCTAVO, FULL LEATHER, GILT ARMOURIAL DESIGN OF 'THE SOCIETY OF WRITERS TO THE SIGNET' TO THE FRONT BOARDS, LIBRARY LABEL TO FRONT PASTEDOWN. LEATHER RUBBED, RED LEATHER TITLE LABEL TO SPINES (ONE MISSING), JOINTS TENDER BUT A GOOD SET OF THIS VERY SCARCE WORK. POSTAGE AT COST.


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    An Annotated Bibliography of Shakespearean Burlesques, Parodies, and Travesties by Jacobs, Henry E. & Claudia D. Johnson

    New York: Garland Publishing, 1976 202 pgs. An excellent copy with several incidents of margin checks.. First Edition. 8vo. Vg+/No Jacket. Hard Cover.


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