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Dear Shadows : Portraits from Memory

By: Wain, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009442

ISBN: 0719542847

Condition: Near Fine


A trumpeter living in Paris; a German farmer working a Welsh mountain smallholding: a young actor later to become a world megastar; a theatrical landlady in Stratford-upon- Avon and many others. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 186 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Letters to Five Artists

By: Wain, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035183

Condition: Very Good


A collection of Wain's long poems to five artists, each of whom is a personal friend. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. 77 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Samuel Johnson

By: Wain, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039257

ISBN: 0333132009

Condition: Very Good


Authoritative and delightfully readable biography of the English writer and critic who became one of the most famous literary figures of the 18th century. Previous owner's name to ffep. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 388 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Contenders

By: Wain, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1959

Seller ID: 065450

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary novel being the story of two men from very different backgrounds - Robert Lamb and Ned Roper following their clashes from boyhood to adult life. . A very good clean hardback with slightly faded spine. 222 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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An Edmund Wilson Celebration

By: Wain, John; Wilson, Edmund

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035179

ISBN: 0714818453

Condition: Very Good


12 essays by contributors including David Flusser, Andrew Harvey and Clive James each look at one aspect of Edmund Wilson's life and work and explore his breadth and diversity. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. 182 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info