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Enough Said

By: Levin, Bernard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054507

ISBN: 0224051695

Condition: Very Good


The ninth and last selection of his journalism once again demonstrates the erudition, passion and integrity on which his extraordinary reputation, and huge following, are based. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 268 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Great Ship and Rabelais Replies

By: Linklater, Eric

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031178

Condition: Very Good


Two dialogues originally broadcast on BBC radio which take as their central theme the topic of education. A clean bright copy in unclipped jacket which is a little darkened to spine and has a couple of small marks. 64 pages. Pale grey boards with red lettering. View more info

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The Castle And The Field : An Essay on the Psychology of Religion

By: Loukes, Harold ( Editor )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042632

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Swarthmore Lectureship Series first established in 1907. Good clean copy in French flaps - 80 pages including notes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Urbanities - Essays New & Old

By: Lucas, E.V.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1921

Seller ID: 051110

Condition: Good


A selection of essays on subjects including:- The Ring, The Fatherly Force, Of Accuracy, A Little Child, Transformation, Those Thirty-Minutes, The Free Pleasures, The Beautiful Words etc. With a pictorial commentary by G.L. Stampa. Small repaired tear to cloth at head of spine else a good clean hardback. 175 pages + publisher's adverts. View more info

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The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters : Correspondence of George Lyttelton and Rupert Hart-Davis, Vol.2: 1956-57:

By: Lyttelton, George;Hart-Davis, Rupert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065964

ISBN: 0719536731

Condition: Very Good


The second volume in a series of entertaining letters between the publisher and his retired Eton schoolmaster. Very good clean hardback in unclippped protected jacket - 226 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In a Green Shade : Essays on Landscape, 1970-83

By: Mabey, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065705

ISBN: 0091543207

Condition: Very Good


One of the most influential conservationists of the day reflects on his writings on countryside and landscape over the last ten years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 186 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Miscellaneous Essays : Volume 1

By: Macaulay, Lord

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press: 1910

Seller ID: 042508

Condition: Good +


No dated - circa 1910s. Good, clean copy in red boards with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Contents - Machiavelli; Southey's Colloquies on Society; Mr. Robert Montgomery's Poems; Civil Disabilities of the Jews; Moore's Life of Lord Byron; Croker's Edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson; Southey's Edition of the Pilgrim's Progress; War of the Succession in Spain & Lord Bacon. 457 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Literary Essays

By: Macaulay, Lord

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: 1905

Seller ID: 058539

Condition: Very Good


Good, clean copy in blue boards with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Contents - Milton; Moore's Life of Lord Byron; John Bunyan; Madame D'Arblay; The Life and Writings of Addison; Southey's Colloquies; Mr Robert Montgomery; Leigh Hunt. 473 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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On Moral Courage (SIGNED COPY)

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065554

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author in blue ink to the title page. A very good clean hardback in jacket which has faded slightly to the spine . Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 255 pages including index. A selection of essays in which Compton Mackenize exposes the moral courage, or lack thereof, of some of the most famous people of the twentieth century including D.H,. Lawrence, Oscar Wilde and the Duke of Windsor. View more info

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The Letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb : Volume II - Apprenticeships 1892-1912

By: Mackenzie, Norman ( Edited By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 063407

ISBN: 0521084911

Condition: As New


Professor MacKenzie recalls the Webb's correspondence with some of the most outstanding personalities of their day, including E. M. Forster, H. G. Wells, J. M. Keynes, GBS, William Beveridge, Asquith, Bertrand Russell, Leonard Woolf as well as family and friends. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 405 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb : Volume I - Apprenticeships 1873-1892

By: Mackenzie, Norman ( Edited By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 063408

ISBN: 0521084954

Condition: As New


Professor MacKenzie recalls the Webb's correspondence with some of the most outstanding personalities of their day, including E. M. Forster, H. G. Wells, J. M. Keynes, GBS, William Beveridge, Asquith, Bertrand Russell, Leonard Woolf as well as family and friends. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 453 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb : Volume III - Pilgrimage 1912-1947

By: Mackenzie, Norman [edited by]

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 063400

ISBN: 0521083982

Condition: As New


Professor MacKenzie recalls the Webb's correspondence with some of the most outstanding personalities of their day, including E. M. Forster, H. G. Wells, J. M. Keynes, William Beveridge and Leonard Woolf as well as family and friends. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 482 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Etchingham Letters

By: Maitland, Ella Fuller & Pollock, Sir Frederick

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1913

Edition: Eighth Impression (Fourth Edition)

Seller ID: 018356

Condition: Reading Copy


Correspondence of a baronet and his sister, setting forth a story of the conventional kind, along with their views on modern life and character, on art, and on literature, expressed in the Addisonian manner, and reflecting two attractive personalities. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. 327pp. Stain to top edge - does not affect text. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. View more info

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An Essay on the Principle of Population and a Summary View of the Principle of Population

By: Malthus, Thomas Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Pelican: 1970

Seller ID: 052212

ISBN: 0140400184

Condition: Reading Copy


Introduction and analysis by Anthony Flew. Good copy with light browning to page edges and slight wear to covers. Contains both the full text of Malthus's original polemic of 1798 and his final restatement of 1830 : A Summary View. View more info

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Modern Essays and Sketches

By: Marriott, J. W. (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035766

Condition: Good


Part of the Nelson Classic Series in which this edition forms a supplement to A Hundred English Plays, which is No.370 in the series. Good, clean copy with odd foxing to page edges. Unclipped d/w shows light wear & tear. Previous owner's details, in pencil, to ffep. 198 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Intercepted Letters

By: McNairn A., Stuart

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Evangelical Union of South America:

Seller ID: 011856

Condition: Very Good


Undated but gift inscription on front fly leaf dated Christmas 1954. 128 pages. Prelims darkened otherwise internally immaculate. Spine faded. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Letters with the theme of Christianity. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Friends of a Lifetime - Letters to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell

By: Meynell, Viola (editor)

Price: £132.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027893

Condition: Very Good


Letters written to Sir Sydney Cockerell during his lifetime, by over sixty correspondents including long series of letters from Ruskin, Octavia Hill, Ouida, Wilfrid Blunt, C.M. Doughty, Charles Rickets and T.E. Lawrence. A very good clean copy in unclipped jacket which has been internally repaired with tape (which has darkened the jacket) and which is now protected with archival cover. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering. 384 pages. b&w frontis of S.C.C + 14 other b&w illustrations. A very good copy of this now uncommon title. View more info

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Selected Prose Writings of John Milton

By: Milton, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench,& Co., Ltd: 1884

Seller ID: 016535

Condition: Reading Copy


Cream vellum covers with red & black lettering to spine. Gilt top edge. Other edges untrimmed. 258pp. Introductory essay by Ernest Myers. Covers are stained and spine darkened. Bottom corner of rear board bumped. Front end paper removed. Previous owner's details on half title. Internally pages are clean and binding is tight. A good reading copy. View more info

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The Private Papers Of Hore-Belisha

By: Minney, R. J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064344

Condition: Very Good


Examines the publication of Hore-Belisha's private papers, comprising his diaries and letters, in attempting to unravel the mystery of his resignation as Secretary of State for War. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 320 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Letters from the Dales

By: Mitchell, W. R. ( Bill )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Giggleswick, Settle, North Yorkshire, Castleberg: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015508

ISBN: 1871064996

Condition: Good


Internally clean and bright with crease marks to cover. Contains a letter by the author, which he has signed, by way of a review of the book presumably for publication ' for favour of a mention '. A unique record of everyday life in the Dales. View more info