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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

By: Alexander, Peter ( Edited with an Introduction and Glossary By )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049409

Condition: Very Good


New edition of professor Alexander's acclaimed one-volume hardback which includes a glossary of nearly 2,500 items. Clean bright copy in a d/w showing light shelfwear - 1,376 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Under Fire - the Story of a Squad

By: Barbusse, Henri

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1929

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 065843

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in WW1 based on Barbusse's experiences as a French soldier on the Western Front. Very good clean hardback in pink cloth boards with gilt lettering to slightly faded spine. Everyman's Library Series No 798. View more info

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Scenes from Provincial Life

By: Cooper, William

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1961

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066612

Condition: Very Good


The story of anti-hero Joe Lunn a disaffected teacher and would-be author who regularly beds his girlfriend Myrtle but does all he can to avoid marrying her. Very good, clean paperback with tanning to pages - 236 pages. No. 1527 in the Penguin series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Chartreuse of Parma

By: De Stendhal

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1902

Seller ID: 048719

Condition: Good


Novel telling the life story of the Italian nobleman Fabrice del Dongo and his adventures during the Napoleonic Wars. Square, tight hardback. A little foxing to page edges and endpapers but text block is generally very clean. Illustrated with b/w frontis and colour plates. . Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Gilt top edge. 543 pages. Translated from the French by Lady Mary Loyd. Critical introduction by Maurice Hewlett. View more info

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An Error of Judgement

By: Hansford-Johnson, Pamela

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1965

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066613

Condition: Very Good


Novel in an eminent Harley Street consultant with a latent streak of sadistic cruelty suspects a delinquent youth of having taken part in a bestial and senseless crime. Very good, clean paperback with tanning to pages - 236 pages. Bookseller's stamp on rear endpaper. No. 2267 in the Penguin series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Westward Ho!

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 058498

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Elizabethan England and following the adventures of Amyas Leigh, an unruly child who as a young man follows Francis Drake to sea. Part of the Everyman's Library series - number 20 . Very good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. 634 pages + publisher's catalogue. View more info

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Hereward the Wake

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Collins:

Seller ID: 062457

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Anglo Saxon England which offers a romanticised view of Hereward's exploit. Collins Library of Classics printed in clear type press. Red leatherette boards with gilt titling to spine. Undated circa 1940s. View more info

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The Grass is Singing

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066614

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in South Africa under apartheid in which Mary Turner is a self-confident, independent young woman who becomes the depressed, frustrated wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer Very good, clean paperback with tanning to pages - 218 pages. No. 1525 in the Penguin series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Young Torless

By: Musil, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1961

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066610

Condition: Very Good


Novel concerning the actions of four boys in a military academy on the flat, desolate, Polish frontier of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Very good, clean paperback with tanning to pages - 189 pages. . No. 1520 in the Penguin series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Romances of the French Revolution

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 034941

Condition: Good


Being : Scaramouche; Scaramouche the Kingmaker; Nuptials of Corbal. No date circa 1933. Light shelf wear to boards/spine. Previous owner's name, in pencil, to front pastedown. Good, clean copy - 730 pages. View more info

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No Signposts in the Sea

By: Sackville-West, V.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065468

Condition: Very Good


Vita's unusual sort of novel which represents the day-to-day jottings of the last few weeks of his life in the diary of Edmund Carr. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic jacket - 156 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Edwardians

By: Sackville-West, V.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065496

Condition: Good


A clear critique of the Edwardian aristocratic society. The author's note states that 'No character in this book is wholly fictitious'. Bookplate for Thelma Cazalet to front pastedown and, laid in, is a National Portrait Gallery postcard size b/w photograph of the author. Some minor spotting to prelims else a good, clean copy showing sunning to spine - 349 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Heir : A Love Story

By: Sackville-West, V.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065560

Condition: Very Good


Short novel telling of an unexpected inheritance, an old house, and an emotional complication of an unusual nature. Clean, bright text in an unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear with minor losses (see photo) - 123 pages. Fore and lower page edges remain untrimmed. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Sunlit Road

By: Sadler Adam

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016924

Condition: Good


Grey cloth with black lettering to spine. Slightly cocked. Spotting to edges but text block clean. A good, tight copy of this now hard to find title. View more info

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Everything is Illuminated

By: Safran Foer, Jonathan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065338

ISBN: 0241141664

Condition: Very Good


First Edition with number 1 number line. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 276 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Incidental Music

By: Sagan, Francoise

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1985

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 026805

ISBN: 0491030940

Condition: Reading Copy


Ex-library copy with usual library markings. Jacket is covered with clear plastic jacket which has been taped to end papers. Jacket is wrinkled beneath plastic cover. Binding is square and tight. Text block clean. A good reading copy. Includes a newspaper obitiuary of Sagan. View more info

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The Bodley Head Saki - Short Stories & The Unbearable Bassington

By: Saki (Lambert, J.W - Selected by)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 066091

Condition: Very Good


Contents include:- From Reginald 1904, From Reginal in Russia 1910, From the Chronicles of Clovis 1911, From Beasts & Super-Beasts 1914, From the Toys of Peace 1919 and the novel The Unbearable Bassington. Very good clean hardback in dustjacket which has faded spine. 489 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The History of a Town

By: Saltykov-Shchedrin, M. E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Willem A. Meeuws: 1980

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 065859

ISBN: 0902672398

Condition: Very Good


Russia's foremost satirist points to the continuing fact of its history - that the government has always tyrannized the populace and the populace has always submitted to the tyranny of its rulers. Rated one of the masterpieces of Russian comic writing. Translated by I. P. Foote. Cklean, square hardback in a d/w - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Powder : An Everyday story of Rock 'N' Roll Folk

By: Sampson, Kevin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, QPD: 1999

Seller ID: 031105

ISBN: 0224050826

Condition: Very Good


Authentic novel about Rock and Roll which captures all the excitement and energy of a band breaking through. Good, clean, large format paperback - 501 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Rabbit Boss

By: Sanchez, Thomas

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Vintage Books: 1989

Seller ID: 019665

ISBN: 0679726217

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback - 532 pages. Some faint tanning to page edges. Landmark novel telling the story of four generations of Washo in the California and Nevada Sierra. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info