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Terrible Times - Book Three of the Eddie Dickens Trilogy

By: Ardagh, Philip

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2002

Seller ID: 016067

ISBN: 0571216226

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. 153 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Child's Charles Dickens

By: Braybrooke, Patrick ( Arranged By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051100

Condition: Good


With notes and glossary and an introduction by Walter Dexter. A completely original book, for children, about Charles Dickens. Some faint spotting to page edges else a clean square copy with a neat award inscription to the ffep. The dustjacket is somewhat tatty with wear & tear and some small losses - 255 pages. A scarce copy. View more info

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Pope, Dickens and Others : Essays and Addresses

By: Butt, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035501

ISBN: 0852240317

Condition: Very Good


Short, posthumous volume consisting of nine essays and lectures on diverse topics written or delivered at various times throughout Professor Butt's distinguished career as a scholar and critic, and representative od his wide-ranging interests. Five appear here for the first time. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w - 172 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Leafing Through Literature : Writers' Lives in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

By: Carroll, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1992

Seller ID: 048850

ISBN: 1871199018

Condition: As New


Looks at writers throughout history who have had a connection at some stage in their lives with Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire including George Orwell, John Bunyan, George Bernard Shaw, Beatrix Potter, Arnold Bennett, Charles Dickens, George Gascoigne, Edward Young, Sir Thomas More and Graham Greene. As new, unread paperback. 193 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Noel! Noel! an Anthology in Miniature of Christmastide

By: Crombie, Max (Editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Northwood, Knights Press:

Seller ID: 035561

Condition: Very Good


No 14 in the Lute, Lyre and Lotus Minithologies series. 23 page booklet in stapled wrappers. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Poetry and prose pieces with a Christmas theme by Dickens, Dorothy Wordsworth , Shakespeare etc illustrated with drawings by William Littlewood. View more info

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Sidonie

By: Daudet, Alphonse

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Blond: 1958

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 043792

Condition: Good


Powerful and thoroughly adult story, which first appeared in 1874, about the career of an unscrupulous young woman far removed from a Dickens' butter-wouldn't-melt-in-her-mouth heroine. Translated into English for the first time by Charlotte Haldane and with a preface by Alan Pryce-Jones. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear and part-darkening to prelims - 332 pages. View more info

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Barnet and Its Personalities or its Associations with Literature & Life

By: Davies, J. Alford

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Barnet, Hertfordshire, E. Cowing & Son: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047803

Condition: Reading Copy


Some water marks to pastedowns and top page margins but text block is unaffected. Fading to covers. Some of the characters associated with Barnet throughout history including Fox, Pepys, Hogarth, Lord Lovat, Dr Johnson, Cowper, Peel, Dickens, Admiral Byng, Queen Elizabeth, Rev Hocking, Dick Turpin etc. A perfectly acceptable reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. Illustrated with 6 pages of b./w pictures. 63 pages. View more info

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Oliver Twist

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leipzig, Insel Verlag:

Seller ID: 002756

Condition: Good


Text in GERMAN. Red boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Spine slightly darkened. Some pages dog eared. A good clean copy - circa 1910s. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Oliver Twist

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 057340

Condition: Reading Copy


The classic story of a young boy who escapes from the cruelty of a London workhouse and joins a gang of pickpockets run by Fagin. Red cloth boards with faded spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Small ink stain to top edge which just bleeds into the margins of rear pages. Undated. Printed in Collins clear type press. Illustrated with 16 photographs in character. 528 pages. Part of the Collins Illustrated Pocket Classics series. View more info

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Barnaby Rudge

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 057341

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with faded spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Undated but circa 1912. . Printed in Collins clear type press. Illustrated with 8 engravings by A.H. Buckland. 680 pages. Part of the Collins Illustrated Pocket Classics series. Historical novel set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, it is a story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder and goes on to involve conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution View more info

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2 vols)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 066723

Condition: Very Good


The story of a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies, and who works for a brief period at the boarding school run by the hellish Wackford Squeers. Two Volumes. Introduction by Dame Sybil Thorndike. Green leatherette boards with gilt decoration and lettering. Vol 1 504 pages. Vol II 414 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Pickwick Papers

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 058672

Condition: Reading Copy


A good clean copy which has faded spine. 816 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and to spine. Minor marking to boards. Written originally for publication as a serial this was Dickens first novel and introduces us to the delightful Mr Pickwick, founder of the Pickwick club and relates the travels of Pickwick and his friends across the English countryside. View more info

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Oliver Twist

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd (UK): 2005

Seller ID: 021311

ISBN: 014102612X

Condition: Good


Film and TV Tie-in edition edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne. Unread paperback though slight signs of storage with small crease marks to cover. Very good reading copy. View more info

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The Cricket on the Hearth

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Harrap & Co:

Seller ID: 024285

Condition: Good


Brown paper wrappers with colour picture laid on to front cover. 144 pages. Decorated end papers. Edges untrimmed. Small nick to bottom edge of front cover. Undated but gift inscription on front end paper dated 1924. View more info

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Barnaby Rudge (2 vols)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 065820

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes. Green leatherette boards with gilt decoration and lettering. Introduction by Kathleen Tillotson. Illustrations by George Cattermole and Phiz. Historical novel set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, it is a story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder and goes on to involve conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cricket on the Hearth

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, George Harrap & Co: 1926

Seller ID: 064074

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth decorated boards. 144 pages. Edges untrimmed. Colour frontis. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 065826

ISBN: 0862250862

Condition: Very Good


Green leatherette boards with gilt decoration and lettering. 566 pages. Classic story of Pip, the orphan whose life is changed forever when he is sent to play with Estella, the adopted daughter of spinster Miss Havisham at Satis House. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sketches By Boz - Illustrative of Every Day Life and Every Day People

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 065824

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes. Introduction by Thea Holme. Green leatherette boards with gilt decoration and lettering.Vol 1 393 pages. Vol II 414 pages. Sketches of ordinary lives - in sections including Our Parish; Scenes; Characters and Tales. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dombey & Sons

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Hazell, Watson & Viney Ltd:

Seller ID: 066859

Condition: Very Good


Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of a shipping company, dreams of having a son to carry on the family business - as is the way, he has a weakly son and a daughter whom he neglects. Foxing to endpapers else a very good clean hardback in royal blue boards with gilt lettering to darkened spine. 701 pages. No jacket. Undated. B&W illustrations. View more info

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David Copperfield

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 038759

Condition: Good


No 82 in the Nelson's Classics series. 920pp. Faint damp stain to last 3 pages of book. Gift inscription dated 1947 on front fly leaf. Jacket has small hole to spine, tear to bottom edge of spine and chip to top edge. Fore edge is marked. Undated circa 1940s. View more info