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Lizzie Pye

By: Blishen, Edward (chosen by)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042940

ISBN: 0241107814

Condition: Very Good


The author relates the story of his mother's life, a valiant woman, who ran away from an unhappy home at 13, remained sweet through half a century of sourness, and emerged as her true self during her widowhood and reversed the way of life imposed by her husband. A very good clean hardback in an unclipped dustwrapper which has faded to spine strip - 239 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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KS3 English : Active Revision

By: Bloomfield, Pam

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Collins Educational:

Seller ID: 019491

ISBN: 0007194641

Condition: Near Fine


With Interactive test questions on CD-ROM. Unread, large format paperbacks with slightest signs of storage. 128pp. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Investiture Controversy : Church and Monarchy from the Ninth to the Twelfth Century

By: Blumenthal, Uta-Renate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, USA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1995

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 060981

ISBN: 0812213866

Condition: Near Fine


Part of The Middle Ages Series. Rated the best introduction in English to the historiography, history, and central interpretative problems of the Investiture Controversy. Clean, bright, unread paperback - 191 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Year's Work in English Studies Volume XVII 1936

By: Boas, Frederick S and Serjeantson, Mary S. (editors)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1938

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 035206

Condition: Very Good


Ex college-library hardback with the usual markings - 311 pages including index. Good, square copy with light sunning to page edges. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Art 1100-1216

By: Boase, T.S.R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048673

Condition: Very Good


Surveys the art of the first period of Norman rule covering art, sculpture, architecture and illuminated manuscripts. A very good clean hardback. No dustwrapper. Illustrated with 96 b/w plates. 331 pages + index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Desperate Remedy

By: Bolt, Ben

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054510

Condition: Good


Settings range from the Canadian Rockies to the English countryside as a fortune is lost by incautiously sitting in on a card game with unscrupulous sharpers. Internally clean copy in a clipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear and large loss to cover & spine (see photo) - 255 pages. View more info

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The Eighteenth Century Town: A Reader in English Urban History, 1688-1820

By: Borsay, Peter (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048172

ISBN: 0582051347

Condition: Very Good


Aims to gather together in an easily accessible form, and place in a clear and comprehensive context, a number of key contributions to the study of the 18th century town. Good clean paperback with light signs of shelfwear to covers- 383 pages including index. View more info

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Boswell's Life of Johnson - 2 Volumes

By: Boswell,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 057584

Condition: Very Good


Considered the greatest biography in the English language about the man who became the most accomplished conversationalist who has every lived. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpapers of both volumes. Brown decorated leatherette boards with gilt lettering to spine. Volume I - 638 pages. Volume II - 646 pages. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1991

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 027115

Condition: Very Good


Edited by John Canning. Considered the greatest biography in the English language about the man who became the most accomplished conversationalist who has lived. Clean, square copy with some sunning to page edges - 366 pages including index. View more info

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John Evelyn and His World: A Biography

By: Bowle, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065970

ISBN: 0710007213

Condition: Very Good


A fascinating and rewarding biography of the English seventeenth-century writer, contemporary of Pepys, Boyle and Wren, Secretary to the Royal Society and exemplary diarist and connoisseur of the arts. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 277 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Teach Yourself Photography

By: Bowler, S. W.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, English Universities Press: 1962

Edition: New and Revised Impression

Seller ID: 061930

Condition: Good


Square, tight copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Part of the Teach Yourself series. 192 clean pages inc index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Country Pubs

By: Brabbs, Derry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016235

ISBN: 0297791303

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely, clean, bright copy of this book - a tribute to the British pub from smallest cottage pub to grandest coaching inn. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. 160 pages inc. index. View more info

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18th Century English Porcelain Figures, 1745-1795

By: Bradshaw, Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066692

ISBN: 0902028839

Condition: Very Good


Major work which brings together under one cover the fascinating figures produced by the 18th century English porcelain manufacturers. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and small loss. Clean, glossy copy - 327 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Boswell in Search of a Wife 1766-1769

By: Brady, Frank & Pottle, Frederick (editors)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1958

Seller ID: 056977

Condition: Very Good


The sixth volume of the Boswell papers which has as its central theme his search for a wife - and his zigzag course between those women he could love but certainly not marry, and the women he could certainly marry and also perhaps love. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear with some minor loss to front corner and base of spine. 392 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The English Castle

By: Braun, Hugh

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1948

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 031972

Condition: Good


Clean, bright copy in orange boards with slight darkening to edges of covers. 120 pages including index. History and architecture of the English Castle. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. Foreword by Hilaire Belloc. A good clean copy. View more info

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The Things We See: No. 2. Houses.

By: Brett, Lionel

Price: £8.50

Publisher: West Drayton, Penguin: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066780

Condition: Very Good


Written post-war it contains a collection of photographs of modern English houses, some good, some decent, some frankly bad. Very good clean paperback illustrated profusely with b/w photographs. 64 pages including list of illustrations. View more info

An English Florilegium

By: Brickell, Christopher

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064579

ISBN: 0500234868

Condition: Very Good


Portrays 150 plants that have adorned English gardens for at least three centuries, all of which have an association with the gardeners and plant-hunters the John Transcendents father and son, who grew and introduced them to seventeenth century England. Each plant has been meticulously painted from living specimens combining exceptional artistry with scientific accuracy. Gift inscription on front endpaper else a clean crisp hardback in dustwrapper. 240 pages including index. Extra heavy - will require extra postage for overseas post. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Maurice Tate : A Biography

By: Brodribb, Gerald

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, London Magazine Editions Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050522

ISBN: 0904388131

Condition: Very Good


Recreates all aspects of one of the great characters of the game in this first full-length biography of the legendary player, which paints a vivid picture of Sussex and English cricket over nearly three decades. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w - 215 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Search after Hapiness : A Tale

By: Brontë, Charlotte

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046917

ISBN: 000272765X

Condition: Very Good


Written by Brontë when she was thirteen years old in a style that already shows her remarkable talent for handling words. With an introduction by T. A. Burnett. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean bright booklet in an unclipped d/w - 48 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hardy: The Mayor of Casterbridge

By: Brown, Douglas

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031955

Condition: Good


No.7 in the Studies in English Literature series. Critical analysis at a level suitable to sixth formers and university students. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelf wear - 64 pages including an index of further reading. Next post dispatch. View more info