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YOUNG BERT An Exhibition of the early years of D.H.Lawrence, ---------
1 --------- YOUNG BERT An Exhibition of the early years of D.H.Lawrence
NOTTINGHAM Nottingham Festival Committee/ Arts Council 1972 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Laminated card covers. Paperback- 240 x 125 mm approx. 96 pp. 54 b/w illustrations on glossy art paper. Catalogue for the Exhibition held 8th July to 29th August 1972 with a forward by James T. Boulton. Good- green ink inscription and date 30th August 1972 to title page. Covers a little rubbed at head and tail of spine). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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THE WORLD OF HOMER, ANDREW LANG
2 ANDREW LANG THE WORLD OF HOMER
LONDON LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO 1910 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Dark Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 225 x 150 mm approx. xviii + Errata + 306 pp. Frontis with tissue guard + 15 other plates as called for. First Edition of Andrew Lang's Homeric work. Preface dated Sept 1910. VG no d/j (Book- colour rubbing to extremities with nicks of up to 5mm approx. to head and tail of spine. Previous owner name and date in ink to front free end paper. Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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IN SEARCH OF BYRON IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND, ANNE FLEMING
3 ANNE FLEMING IN SEARCH OF BYRON IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Ditchling , Sussex OLD FORGE DITCHLING PRESS 1988 0951301004 / 9780951301005 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Laminated card covers (paperback) 210 x 150 mm approx. vi + 74 pp 21 sepia illustrations. Century Old Style type. A guide book to places and their literary associations with Lord Byron of interest to students and admirers of the poet. VG(Book - a little light colour rubbing to spine edges. No previous owner name or insc. Little sign of use). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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CONCERNING AGNES THOMAS HARDY'S ' GOOD LITTLE PUPIL', DESMOND HAWKINS
4 DESMOND HAWKINS CONCERNING AGNES THOMAS HARDY'S ' GOOD LITTLE PUPIL'
GLOUCESTER ALAN SUTTON 1982 0904387976 / 9780904387971 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author on Title Page
Maroon boards with gilt titles to spine, 225x160mm approx. xi + 148pp. Line Map and 25 illustrations as called for. Written by a respected author on Thomas Hardy who lectured widely on his subject this is an investigation into the identity of the spirited young Victorian beauty of whom Hardy wrote a deeply felt elegy in his poem "Concerning Agnes' and of their friendship of 30 years namely Agnes Geraldine Fox-Pitt (Lady Grove). The copy offered by us would be an appropriate addition to the bookshelves of any Hardy devotee in that it is inscribed Best Wishes and signed by the author to the title page in ink with no other name. VG/VG (Book- Light soiling to a few pages - not significant but worthy of mention. No previous owner name. Dust Jacket - laminate rubbed and scuffed in two places at bottom edge - front and rear panel of up to 10x5mm. No other notable defects to book or jacket- the latter now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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VIRGINIA WOOLF Life and London A Biography of Place, JEAN MOORCROFT WILSON
5 JEAN MOORCROFT WILSON VIRGINIA WOOLF Life and London A Biography of Place
London CECIL WOOLF 1987 0900821884 / 9780900821882 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book LEONARD McDERMID 
Cerise Boards with gilt titles to spine. 225 x 140 mm approx. 256 pp. 15 full page illustrations by Leonard McDermid + numerous other unspecified line drawings in text.First Edition 1st printing of this valuable guide for the student or follower of Virginia Woolf to the many places in Sussex and London associated with her, her writing and the Bloomsbury Group. Fine/Near Fine (Book- No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - slight fading to spine. Non price clipped. Supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.NB Camera flash has lightened 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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SIR WALTER SCOTT, JOHN BUCHAN
6 JOHN BUCHAN SIR WALTER SCOTT
London CASSELL 1933 5th or later Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Green Cloth boards with red title block with gilt titles. 220x150mm approx. 288pp. Frontis portrait. Respected biography of Scott by a noted fellow Scottish author first published in 1932. The copy offered by us is the 5th edition (1st Cheap Edition) of 1933. VG/Good (Book- moderate shelf wear to tail of spine- No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket Rubbed with chips /loss to head and tail of spine and corners with moderate to heavy general shelf soiling. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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BEING & RACE  Black Writing Since 1970, JOHNSON, CHARLES
7 JOHNSON, CHARLES BEING & RACE Black Writing Since 1970
London Serpents Tail 1988 1852420073 / 9781852420079 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 140x160mm Approx. 
h/b+jacket VG+/VG.1st ed.133Ppp.A Guggenheim Fellow author " Charles Johnson - is one of the great black writers of America." Also Director of Creative Writing Programme , Washington University etc. Former Pen/Faulkener nomination. In this long awaited book he locates the space occupied by the black writer within Western Intellectual tradition & US society - including coming to terms with a previous generation [ R Wright / J Baldwin /R Ellison] whose work is a force of inspiration and suffocation.In this perceptive anaylysis of the works of Toni Morrison / Alice Walker / Paule Marshall / David Bradley /Ishmael Reed / Clarence Major etc.[book tight binding, No inscsp, content pages fine, light cream fox-tan to endpapers,] Dust Jacket not clipped, no loss, minor edgewear. PLS See our image 
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SHAKESPEARE IN FRANCE UNDER THE ANCIEN REGIME, JUSSERAND, J.J.
8 JUSSERAND, J.J. SHAKESPEARE IN FRANCE UNDER THE ANCIEN REGIME
LONDON T.FISHER UNWIN 1899 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 230x155mm Approx. 
Blue cloth boards with gilt titles and decs to spine and front board. t.e.g. xxviii + 496pp. Frontis + 56 other b/w illustrations being engravings or lithographic prints. Comparative study of Shakespeare and the French theatrical tradition and accounts of English troupes in France over the centuries. Good (Book- shelf wear to cloth and bumps to boards, armourial book plate of Sir James R. Fergusson. Bart. of Spitalhaugh to front paste down. Moderate foxing to frontis tissue guard foxed. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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SELECTED LETTERS OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE, MARGARET SMITH (EDITOR)
9 MARGARET SMITH (EDITOR) SELECTED LETTERS OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE
OXFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 2007 0199205876 / 9780199205875 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
Black Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. xlvi + 260pp. 14 b/w illustrations on 8pp of plates as called for. First Edition, 1st printing.169 letters selected, with notes and introduction by Margaret Smith Vice-President of the Bronte Society, and written by Charlotte from her school days to her death in 1855 which reveal much about her personal life, family relationships, and the society in which she lived. Fine/Fine (Book- No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. No notable defects to book or jacket). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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BOOKS AND PORTRAITS Some further selections from the Library and Biographical writings of VIRGINIA WOOLF, MARY LYON (Editor) , VIRGINIA WOOLF
10 MARY LYON (Editor) , VIRGINIA WOOLF BOOKS AND PORTRAITS Some further selections from the Library and Biographical writings of VIRGINIA WOOLF
LONDON THE HOGARTH PRESS 1977 0701204052 / 9780701204051 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Orange boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. x + 222pp. Born out of extensive further research the book contains items never before reprinted of Virginia Woolf's literary and biographical writings. A fascinating diversity of subjects treated in her inimitably personal and characteristic manner. Jacket drawing by Angelica Garnett. Near Fine/ Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No annotations. Dust Jacket- price clipped else fine in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. No notable defects to book or jacket). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A TRAVELLER IN ROMANCE  Uncollected Writings 1901-1964, MAUGHAM , W Somerset
11 MAUGHAM , W Somerset A TRAVELLER IN ROMANCE Uncollected Writings 1901-1964
London ANTHONY BLOND / Muller Blond & White Ltd 1984 0856341843 / 9780856341847 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG+ Book 240x160mm Approx 
1st ed.Grey boards with gilt lettering to spine.slate/blue cover. 275pp. . Editied by J Whitehead, Co-Editor of the Maugham volume in the Critical Heritage series etc. Includes the Propaganda Articles published in USA during WW2. Containing a selection of 66 pieces of writing - spanning the entire career of W Somerset Maugham.[ Plays / fiction / journalism /theatre / travel / friends etc] book clean,no inscp.tight binding some fox tan spotting top foredge only. [ Dust Jacket not price clipped, a little rubbed top/bottom edges but no tears or lifting of laminate. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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D.H.LAWRENCE A complete list of his works, together with a critical appreciation, RICHARD
12 RICHARD D.H.LAWRENCE A complete list of his works, together with a critical appreciation
LONDON WILLIAM HEINEMANN 1935 Soft cover Good Book 
Stapled Card wraps. 180 x 115 mm approx. 22pp 8 b/w illustrations. Date of publication or printing not stated. End of Text - states Tobago 1935. Covers repeat the design of the pocket edition of the works of Lawrence published by Heinemann. Good- Covers- a little colour rubbed. at spine. No previous owner name or insc. Staples a little rusty). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
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D.H.LAWRENCE An Appreciation, RICHARD ALDINGTON
13 RICHARD ALDINGTON D.H.LAWRENCE An Appreciation
Harmondsworth PENGUIN BOOKS 1950 1st Edition Paper Back Very Good Book 
VG Stapled P/b.180 x 110 mm approx. 32 pp 6 b/w photos. First Edition 1st printing of the booklet issued free to purchasers of the Commemoration Edition of the works of D.H.Lawrence published by Penguin in 1950: with additional copies supplied at 6d. ( Booklet- no previous owner name or inscp, clean throughout, clean staples, tight binding,light edewear col/rub-loss ). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
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YOUNG CHARLES LAMB 1775-1802, WINIFRED F. COURTNEY
14 WINIFRED F. COURTNEY YOUNG CHARLES LAMB 1775-1802
LONDON THE MACMILLAN PRESS 1982 0333315340 / 9780333315347 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Black Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine. 225 x 150 mm approx. Yellow end papers, applied head and tail bands.Top edge stained yellow. xviii+412 pp. Frontis + 7 other b/w plates as called for. The early life of this prominent essayist and letter writer. Contains his first known published essay. VG/Good (Book- A little light shelf wear-colour fading only, to extremities. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Dust Jacket- a little rubbed at extremities with tiny nicks - max 4mm. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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