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The Day Shakespeare Died

By: Williamson, Hugh Ross

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025136

Condition: Good


A good, clean copy in tatty jacket which has areas of loss to top edges. Book has faded in the areas where the jacket has losses. . Binding tight and square. Text block clean. Shakespeare's life is examined from three aspects: his relation to God, his work , and his place in the society of the time. 190 pages including index. View more info

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Leslie Stephen and Matthew Arnold as Critics of Wordsworth

By: Wilson, John Dover

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054680

Condition: Good


A little foxing to page edges and faded spine strip else a good clean hardback. 59 pages. The Leslie Stephen Lecture delivered before the University of Cambridge on 2 May 1939. View more info

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The Common Reader

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065447

Condition: Good


First edition, first printing. Decorated paper covered boards designed by Vanessa Bell show some minor soiling/shading. Rubbing to paper at edges and corners and small bump to edge of rear board. Grey cloth spine strip has faded and there is a small nick to cloth at head of spine. Endpapers have toned. Gift inscription dated 1925 to half title. Some faint foxing througout. Generally a good clean copy in square, tight binding. 305 pages. 25 essays, including The Pastons and Chaucer, On Not Knowing Greek, The Modern Essay and other essays on Conrad, George Eliot, Jane Austen, Defoe, Addison ... View more info

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The Common Reader - Second Series

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065484

Condition: Good


First edition, first printing of the Second Series of essays on the works of several authors, including Donne, Defoe, Hazlitt, Hardy and Gissing. Good clean hardback with slightly faded spine. 270 pages. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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D.H. Lawrence

By: Young, Kenneth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 045871

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 56 page booklet. Frontis of D.H. Lawrence. Essay on his life and work plus a select bibliography and index to short stories and essays. Next post UK dispatch. View more info