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Last Essays

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065572

Condition: Good


A volume of essays edited and with an introduction by Richard Curle, and published posthumously in 1926. The volume includes nineteen shorter pieces, mainly written by Conrad for various newspapers and magazines after the publication of Notes on Life and Letters in 1921. Previous owner's name to ffep along a note reading '? First Edition.'A couple of page show light marginal residue from page marker. Slight opening to guttering and darkening to spine. Top edges losing some colour with very minor bleeding - 253 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper

By: Cooper, Artemis ( Edited By )

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Ticknor & Fields: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065881

ISBN: 0395562651

Condition: Very Good


Unveils previously unpublished correspondence between one of the foremost novelists of his generation and Lady Cooper following their reappearance after being mysteriously lost for some fifteen years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 344 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Great Britons : The Great Debate

By: Cooper, John; Morris, Susan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 2002

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 053285

ISBN: 1855145073

Condition: Near Fine


The result of an idea to find the greatest Briton with essays from a variety of contributors with introductory essays by Brian Harrison and Mark Harrison. Clean bright large format glossy copy in French flaps - 172 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Century Collection: An Anthology of Best Writing in the Western Mail

By: Cosslett, John (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Derby, Derbyshire, Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024362

ISBN: 1859831729

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 202 pages. Articles which reflect the changing face of Wales and the Welsh over more than 100 years. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Letters from India

By: Crewe, Quentin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ebrington, Gloucestershire, Long Barn Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066202

ISBN: 0952828588

Condition: Near Fine


A brilliant evocation of a seductive yet baffling country by the author who chose to leave Europe for health reasons. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 107 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Talking Across the World: The Love Letters of Olaf Stapledon and Agnes Miller, 1913-19 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Crossley, Robert ( Editor )

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Hanover, NH, USA, University Press of New England: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 027404

ISBN: 0874514231

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w which shows some sunning. Front hinge reinforced with linen binder's tape. SIGNED by the editor to ffep with the inscription : To Geoffrey Wood, with all good wishes - Bob Crossley. The editor, the literary executor of the Stapledon estate, has carefully selected a portion of this recently discovered correspondence and has fashioned it into the equivalent of an epistolary novel. 382 pages including index. View more info

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Housing, Class and Gender in Modern British Writing : 1880 - 2012

By: Cuming, Emily

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 063261

ISBN: 1107150183

Condition: As New


Draws together a wide and eclectic collection of well known, and less familiar, works by writers to reflect upon and challenge various myths and truisms of 'home' through an analysis of four distinct British settings: slums, boarding houses, working-class childhood homes and housing estates. Clean, bright copy in laminated boards. - 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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English Letters

By: D'Oyley, Elizabeth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013360

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with dark green lettering and decoration. Spine a little sunned. Small ink stain to rear endpapers. Internally very clean and bright. A very good, square tight copy. Preface by George Gordon. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Historical Essays & Studies

By: Dalberg-Acton, John Emerich Edward - First Baron Acton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 055141

Condition: Very Good


Essays on subjects including:- Wolsey and the Divorce of Henry VIII; The Borgias; Secret History of Charles II; The Civil War in America; Cavour; The Causes of the Franco-Prussian War etc. A very good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. 544 pages including index. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. View more info

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The English Parliament in the Middle Ages

By: Davies, R. G; Denton, J. H. (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Manchester, England, Manchester University Press: 1999

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 064310

ISBN: 0719008336

Condition: Near Fine


Work in which original essays are reviewed by leading scholars as to the problems of the origins, development and character of the 'Mother of Parliaments'. Clean, tight hardback in a d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 214 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Letters of Noel Coward

By: Day, Barry ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 2008

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 064314

ISBN: 0375423036

Condition: Very Good


The first and definitive collection of letters, mostly previously unpublished, both to and from 'The Master'. Heavy, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 780 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Grand Manner

By: Day-Lewis, C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The University of Nottingham: 1952

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 040059

Condition: Good


Byron Foundation Lecture for 1952. 26 page, stapled booklet in green wraps showing some sunning. Enclosed is a slip with the Registrar's Compliments. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Poetic Image : The Clark Lectures

By: Day-Lewis, C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1947

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 040062

Condition: Very Good


Contains the lectures very much as they were delivered to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1946. Good, clean copy with previous owner's name to ffep - 157 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Julius Caesar's Commentaries : A Modern Rendering

By: de Chair, Somerset

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Cockerel Press: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 067050

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy printed in Baskerville type on Arnold's mould-made paper. This volume is dedicated by the editor to Winston Churchill, who also had difficulties to surmount. This print run is Limited to 320 numbered copies of which this is Number 143. Fore and lower page edges remain untrimmed. Purple boards show some sunning as does the brown spine with faded gilt lettering - 312 pages. View more info

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The Way to Succeed. A Work Containing the Reason of All That Was, is and Shall be, with Sundry Necessary Evidences and Proofs That Virtue is Its Own Reward - (2 Volume Set)

By: De Verville,Beroalde

Price: £110.00

Publisher: The Hesperides Press: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 059237

Condition: Good


Limited Edition - No 88 of 400. Good clean set with maroon leather spines and cloth boards with gilt crest to front cover. Spine strips on both volumes have faded. Bubbling to cloth on both front boards where it meets the spine strip. Text block very clean. Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt. Vol I - 246 pages. Vol 2 - 243 pages. A really attractive set. View more info

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Prison Writings

By: Debray, Régis; Sheed, Rosemary

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1973

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 047072

ISBN: 0713903694

Condition: Very Good


One of the world's most important Marxist theorists presents a collection of his valued writings from the prison years. Translated by Rosemary Sheed. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 207 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Collected Papers of N. Denholm-Young

By: Denholm-Young, N.

Price: £20.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027524

Condition: Very Good +


Cultural, Textual and Biographical Essays on Medieval Topics. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w which is protected by a plastic film. 317 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell : Their Correspondence

By: Dent, Alan (Editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058367

Condition: Good


The letters interchanged between 1899 and 1939 by an intellectual giant and a great and beautiful actress, a pair whose brilliance of mind and of personality dominated the English-speaking stage for fifty years. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear and some small losses (see photo) and sunning to spine - 339 pages including index. Foreword by Stella M. Beech. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Essays from Three Centuries

By: Dodd, A. D. ( Compiled By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Juta & Company Limited: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063940

Condition: Good


Includes work by Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith, Charles Lamb, Mary Russell Mitford and a host of others. Good, clean copy with darkened endpapers and light shelfwear to boards - 164 pages including notes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Down Shoe Lane

By: Douglas, James

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Joseph: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024671

Condition: Good


With an introduction by Lord Beaverbrook. A collection of sincere little sermons - 310 pages. Frontispiece taken by Howard Coster. Some spotting to page edges. Green boards with spine faded to a pale brown. A good, square copy. View more info