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The People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien
1 The People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien
USA Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 2003 1892975904 / 9781892975904 Soft Cover As New 8vo 
As new, unread copy of this book which compiles the best essays from the fans of Tolkien left on the site OneRing. 377 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Shakespeare, Alexander, Peter
2 Alexander, Peter Shakespeare
London Oxford University Press 1964 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. No. 252 of the Home University Library series. Authoritative introduction for the student to Shakespeare's genius. 271 pages including index. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Essays and Studies 1988 Matthew Arnold 1988: A Centennial Review, Allott, Miriam (editor)
3 Allott, Miriam (editor) Essays and Studies 1988 Matthew Arnold 1988: A Centennial Review
London John Murray 1988 0719545625 / 9780719545627 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Essays examining modern views of Arnold as a poet, cultural theorist, and educator. A good clean hardback in laminated board. 129 pages. Tanning to page edges, else a good clean copy. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Quotations for Speakers and Writers, Andrews, Allen (compiler)
4 Andrews, Allen (compiler) Quotations for Speakers and Writers
London Newnes 1969 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Reference book containing some 7,000 quotations aphabetically arranged under subjects and generously cross-referenced to extend the searcher's original thought. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 514 pages. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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A Writer's Notebook, Anon
5 Anon A Writer's Notebook
Malvern The Tantivy Press 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo 
Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 253 pages + publshers adverts. Spine ends worn. Boards have some markings/surface scratches. Edges untrimmed. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. A good, clean copy of this book whose print run was limited to 1000 copies. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Macmillan's Advanced Reader, Anon
6 Anon Macmillan's Advanced Reader
London Macmillan 1899 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Includes extracts from works of Milton, Dryden, Chaucer, Shakespeare etc. A good clean copy which shows signs of shelfwear. 387 pages. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Notes on Huxley's "Brave New World", Anon
7 Anon Notes on Huxley's "Brave New World"
Harlow, Essex Longman 1982 0582782473 / 9780582782471 Soft Cover Good 
A good, clean second-hand copy of these study notes. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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York Notes Advanced on John Keats' "Selected Poems", Anon
8 Anon York Notes Advanced on John Keats' "Selected Poems"
Harlow, Essex Longman 1999 0582414660 / 9780582414662 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
As new, unread copy which now shows signs of light shelfwear. Introduces students to more sophisticated analysis and wider critical perspectives enabling them to appreciate contrasting interpretations of the text and to develop their own critical thinking. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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York Notes on Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles", Anon
9 Anon York Notes on Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles"
Harlow, Essex Longman 1991 0582023114 / 9780582023116 Soft Cover Reading Copy 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Small amount of pencil uncerlining to the text. 87 pages. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Emma York Notes, Austen, Jane
10 Austen, Jane Emma York Notes
Harlow, Essex Pearson Education 2001 0582329132 / 9780582329133 First Edition Card Covers Reading Copy 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With a note by Sarah Rowbotham. Contains some highlighting in yellow marker. Part of the York Note Advanced series. A good working copy written for the specific needs of advanced level and undergraduate students. 120 pages. Reliable next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Review - 45 : A Quarterly Review of Literature, Art and Science, Berger, Walter and Tigrid, Pavel  (Editors)
11 Berger, Walter and Tigrid, Pavel (Editors) Review - 45 : A Quarterly Review of Literature, Art and Science
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1945 Quarterly Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Summer 1945 Volume II Number 2. Publisher's File Copy stamps to cover. Good clean copy - 92 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Heroes Twilight : A Study of the Literature of the Great War, Bergonzi, Bernard
12 Bergonzi, Bernard Heroes Twilight : A Study of the Literature of the Great War
London Constable & Co Ltd 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Major work of critism which serves as a brilliant and fascinating study of the literary repercussions of the First World War. The first full-length survey which provides the finest available account of the changing attitudes to the war, as reflected in the poetry, autobiography and fiction of victims and survivors alike. Some spotting to page edges else a clean, square copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 235 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Pen Portraits and Reviews, Bernard Shaw, George
13 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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The Roots of Tolkien's Middle Earth, Blackham , Robert
14 Blackham , Robert The Roots of Tolkien's Middle Earth
London Tempus 2006 0752438565 / 9780752438566 First Edition Soft Cover As New 8vo Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author in black ink on the front endpaper. A collection of imgages, contemporary and modern, of Tolkien-related sites in Birmingham. As new, unread copy. 144 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Expense of Greatness, Blackmur, R. P.
15 Blackmur, R. P. The Expense of Greatness
Gloucester, MA, USA Peter Smith 1958 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo 
Clean, square, ex-library copy with the usual markings. Examines the art of writing in the work of Yeats, Melville, Hardy & Emily Dickinson as well as an essay that treats the writings of T.E.Lawrence as literary achievements. 305 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Byron I. Lyric and Romance, Blackstone, Bernard
16 Blackstone, Bernard Byron I. Lyric and Romance
London Longman 1970 0582012155 / 9780582012158 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Part of the Writers and their Work series No 215. 59 pages. Frontis of Byron. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Creative Vision Modern European Writers on Their Art, Block, Haskell M. & Salinger, Herman ( Editors )
17 Block, Haskell M. & Salinger, Herman ( Editors ) The Creative Vision Modern European Writers on Their Art
New York, NY, USA Grove Press Inc 1960 First Printing Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Thirteen writers who shaped the image of twentieth-century literature offer a key to the great novels, plays, and poems of our time by examining the intimate act of literary creation. Good clean copy with light sunning to spine - 197 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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T.S. Eliot, Bradbrook, M.C.
18 Bradbrook, M.C. T.S. Eliot
London Longmans, Green & Co 1958 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 64 page booklet. Frontis of T.S. Eliot. Contents include:- The Poet of the Wasteland, Later Poetry, The Dramatist, The Critic and Man of Letters, Conclusion, Postscript: Eliot on the Nineteen Fifites, plus a select bibliography. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Principles of Tragedy : A Rational Examination of the Tragic Concept in Life and Literature, Brereton, Geoffrey
19 Brereton, Geoffrey Principles of Tragedy : A Rational Examination of the Tragic Concept in Life and Literature
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968 0710061684 / 9780710061683 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Ex Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Seldom read ex-library copy with the usual markings in which Dr.Brereton seeks to establish the basis of a definition which will hold good on various planes and over a wide range of dramatic and other literature. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 285 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Booklover's Almanac, Brittain, Robert (Compiled and Edited By)
20 Brittain, Robert (Compiled and Edited By) The Booklover's Almanac
London HarperPerennial 1991 0060974095 / 9780060974091 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A day-by-day celebration of the masters and milestones of literature in English offering samplings of some of the finest passages in the English language. Includes index. Some light curl to covers. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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