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The Master of the Rings : Inside the World of J. R. R. Tolkein, Ang, Susan
1 Ang, Susan The Master of the Rings : Inside the World of J. R. R. Tolkein
Duxford, Cambridgeshire Wizard Books 2002 1840464232 / 9781840464238 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Melatoni, Enrique 
Looks at the man himself, where he came from, what influenced his writing, and the themes that unite his major works. Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage - 176 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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An Open Letter to English Gentlemen, Anon
2 Anon An Open Letter to English Gentlemen
London Williams & Norgate 1910 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very good clean copy bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. 47 pages. Agenda club bookplate (no writing within it) on front pastedown. One very small mark to front cover. A most attractive copy. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Careers for Men and Women Series : No. 26  Journalism & Publishing, Anon
3 Anon Careers for Men and Women Series : No. 26 Journalism & Publishing
London HMSO 1945 Revised Paper Back Very Good 8vo 
Compiled by the Appointments Department and issued by The Ministry of Labour and National Service. 8 page stapled pamphlet with full index inside covers. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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From a Collector : A Selection of Articles from the Saturday Column in The Times., Anon
4 Anon From a Collector : A Selection of Articles from the Saturday Column in The Times.
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Covers a wide range of objects aimed at inspiring the reader to fresh hunts of the shops and arcades. Internally clean and bright in a d/w which shows wear & tear and minor loss. 125 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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On - Some Irresponsible Jottings - Scientific and Otherwise, Anon
5 Anon On - Some Irresponsible Jottings - Scientific and Otherwise
London A.E.I. News 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. 164 pages. Spine strip has faded and there is a small stain to top of spine strip where it meets rear board. Previous owner's sticker on front end paper. Text block very clean. Binding square and tight. "A collection of twenty nine short articles which were written montly to amuse and interest the family of workers who read the A.E.I news. " 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Selected Modern English Essays, Anon
6 Anon Selected Modern English Essays
London Oxford University Press 1940 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Clean, bright copy in buckram covers - 435 pages plus an index of other books in the 'World's Classic' series. Previous owner's details to ffep. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Triquarterly: An International Journal of Writing, Art, and Cultural Inquiry, Anon
7 Anon Triquarterly: An International Journal of Writing, Art, and Cultural Inquiry
TriQuarterly,U.S. 2004 0810159155 / 9780810159150 Card Covers As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
TriQuarterly 118 features poetry by Lloyd Schwartz, D. Nurske, Kimiko Hahn, David Hernandez, and Geri Doran; stories by David H. Lynn, Richard Burgin, and Carolyn Alessio; a dramatic adaptation of "Crime and Punishment" by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, and much more. Still in shrink wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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England's Essayists : Their life-Work, Toils and Triumphs, and Their Legacy to the World, Anton, Rev. Peter
8 Anton, Rev. Peter England's Essayists : Their life-Work, Toils and Triumphs, and Their Legacy to the World
London Ward, Lock & Co 1900 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
No date - circa late 1890s. Looks at the lives of Addison, Bacon, De Quincy and Lamb. Good, clean copy with some spotting to page edges - 252 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Champions of Freedom Volume 14 : The Privatization Revolution, Armey, Dick; Goodman, John C. et al
9 Armey, Dick; Goodman, John C. et al Champions of Freedom Volume 14 : The Privatization Revolution
Hillsdale, MI, USA. Hillsdale College Press 1987 091630888X / 9780916308889 First Printing Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Part of The Ludwig von Mises Lecture Series. Clean tight paperback with a foreword by Dr. Charles D. Van Eaton - 135 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Poems of Matthew Arnold, Arnold, Matthew
10 Arnold, Matthew Poems of Matthew Arnold
London Nimmo Hay & Mitchell Soft Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Part of the Miniature Series. Bound in soft green suede over card. Undated. 116 pages. All edges gilt. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Today and Tomorrow And....., Asimov, Isaac
11 Asimov, Isaac Today and Tomorrow And.....
London Abelard-Schuman 1974 0200722069 / 9780200722063 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The result of thirty-two science essays written for a variety of publications over a six year period and all updated. Interesting to look back, thirty-five years on, to the major challenges envisaged on how to deal with developments in outer space as well as on earth. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. Date to ffep. 321 pages. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Letters of King George IV 1812-1830 3 Part Set: Published by Authority of His Late Majesty King George V, Aspinall, A. ( Edited By )
12 Aspinall, A. ( Edited By ) The Letters of King George IV 1812-1830 3 Part Set: Published by Authority of His Late Majesty King George V
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge University Press 2012 1107601215 / 9781107601215 First Edition Soft Cover As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Three volume set still in shrink-wrap. Introduction by C. K. Webster. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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Lay Sermons, Asquith, Margot
13 Asquith, Margot Lay Sermons
London Thornton Butterworth 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 8vo 
A selection of writings on various subjects including: Carelessness, Health, Taste, Fashion, Human Nature etc. Sunned to spine strip and covers and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. Binding tight. A good clean reading copy. 253 pages. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Home and Away: A Miscellany, Attenborough, John
14 Attenborough, John Home and Away: A Miscellany
Chislehurst, Kent Author 1988 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Small collection of articles in two parts, firstly written for a parish magazine which has served a growing congregation in Chislehurst of the period of twelve years - 1975-1987, with the second reflecting some of the activities the author has been involved in during the course of his working life. Clean bright copy with some odd faint fold marks to prelims - 134 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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What Would Jesus Say 2 :, Ayers, Steve
15 Ayers, Steve What Would Jesus Say 2 :
Leicester, Leicestershire Inter Varsity Press 2004 0851117996 / 9780851117997 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Unread paperback in which the author asks what would Jesus say to the likes of David Beckam, Anne Robinson, Big Brother etc ? 158 pages including notes. Next post dispatch via Royal Mail. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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A Dear and Noble Boy : The Life and Letters of Louis Stokes 1897-1916, Barlow, R.A & Bowen, H.V (editors)
16 Barlow, R.A & Bowen, H.V (editors) A Dear and Noble Boy : The Life and Letters of Louis Stokes 1897-1916
London Leo Cooper 1995 0850524253 / 9780850524253 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unique and penetrating insight of one person's transition from the cloistered portals of Rugby to the horrors of trench warfare on the Western Front. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 190 including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Faith of Our Fathers - A Collection of Sermons and Talks, Bateman, Thomas Douglas
17 Bateman, Thomas Douglas Faith of Our Fathers - A Collection of Sermons and Talks
New Orleans Pelican 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Editor
This book was edited by Erroldine Hay Bateman and has been SIGNED by her on the front flyleaf. Inscription says 'Erroldine Hay Bateman Compiler Columbus Mississippi 1961' Blue boards have slight staining on rear board and darkening to bottom edges of both boards. 140 pages - next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Conversation with an Angel and Other Essays, Belloc, Hilaire
18 Belloc, Hilaire A Conversation with an Angel and Other Essays
London Jonathan Cape 1929 Reprint Hard Cover Good + No Jacket 8vo 
Internally clean copy with some shelfwear to covers and sunning to spine. 285 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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On, Belloc, Hilaire
19 Belloc, Hilaire On
London Methuen & Co 1925 Second Edition Hard Cover Good + 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Internally clean copy in orange boards showing signs of shelfwear and sunning to spine. 218 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Pen Portraits and Reviews, Bernard Shaw, George
20 Bernard Shaw, George Pen Portraits and Reviews
London Constable & Co Ltd 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w with slight signs of wear & tear and darkened spine. Standard Edition - 305 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 009453490X 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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