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A CUP OF SUN A Book of Poems, ANGLUND , Joan Walsh
1 ANGLUND , Joan Walsh A CUP OF SUN A Book of Poems
London COLLINS 1968 1st Edition Hard Back Very Good Good Book 190x110mm Approx Anglund , Joan Walsh 
Small Slim VG H/b in Gd D/j.1st U.K.ed.Artist & author JW Anglund whose " Charmingly thoughtful text & appealing illustrations have enchanted millions of Adults & Children alike, has now set down in poetry some graceful & deeply felt thoughts .... a book for keeping, for giving & for sharing.."[ bright yellow cloth, gilt tiles, tight binding, No inscp. no annotation] Dust Jacket price clipped, med fox tanned, mild edgewear & col.rub/loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology, AYLMER , URSULA , Editor
2 AYLMER , URSULA , Editor MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology
OXFORD Oxford University , Bodleian Library 2002 1851240780 / 9781851240784 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 245 x 180mm Approx 
Larger format Laminated p/b.1st, 268pp+ Prefix ix.. Sir Thomas Bodley's Library, a West Countryman , 1600's. Here dedicated to GE Aylmer - Curator, Reader, Friend, Supporter. Preface, 16 chpts, List of authours mentioned.Well researched , b/w illustrated.no notable defects to book, no inscsp. PLS see our image 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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ALDOUS HUXLEY A Biography 2 VOLUMES .Volume One 1894-1939 , Volume Two 1939-1963 [ 2 Vols Volume 1 & Volume 2 ], BEDFORD , Sybille , Distinguished Writer, Biographer & Friend of some 30 Years
3 BEDFORD , Sybille , Distinguished Writer, Biographer & Friend of some 30 Years ALDOUS HUXLEY A Biography 2 VOLUMES .Volume One 1894-1939 , Volume Two 1939-1963 [ 2 Vols Volume 1 & Volume 2 ]
London CHATTO & WINDUS Ltd/ William Collins Sons & Co.Ltd / Published Jountly 1973 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Very Good Book 240X160 Mm approx. 
2 FINE H/b.2 VG D/j's.Both 1st ed.Biographer S Bedford " as a girl she lived for long periods in his household - details of his life, gossip, picnics, jokes, money, work , the endless house moves, all familiar to her first-hand.His friends were often her friends. His immense reading helped to form her mind - like him her great distinction as a writer extends.." The renowned Aldous Huxley translated & studied worldwide.- one of the most outstanding English men of letters of his time.[ blue cloth & gilt titles , no inscsp., both books Fine throughout but minor fox tan starting to top foredge.] Dust jackets No fade to the Blue & Red covers, both price clipped. light handling wear.Vol 1. 3 small closed tear-lines 10mm,10mm & 20mm.[ common as publisher covers thin paper] Vol.2. light crease lines. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 29.00 GBP
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Heimatklänge  Ein nach Schlagwörtern alphabetifch geordnetes poetifches Hausbuch, BERN , Maximilian
4 BERN , Maximilian Heimatklänge Ein nach Schlagwörtern alphabetifch geordnetes poetifches Hausbuch
Stuttgart Süddeutsches Verlags-Institut 1892 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 185x130mm Approx 
Red cloth+ laid on colour plate with Fine Gilt decs to front & Spine+ Full Bright Gilt to All Foredge.,Frontis + tissue guard & 7 other monochrome illustrations as called for. A charm of a book German text Gilt decs to end-papers and red-line pattern outline to all pages. 756pp.(book - med colour fade to spine. Paper to book block mildly tanned with a little light foxing to prelim. & rear end paper.Two small repaired tears to title page. No previous owner name or insc. and no other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.185x130mm approx 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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INDIA in FRENCH LITERATURE, BISSOONDOYAL , B , Professor
5 BISSOONDOYAL , B , Professor INDIA in FRENCH LITERATURE
London LUZAC and Co Ltd 1967 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ Book 215x140mm Approx 
Slim H/b 94pp. VG+.1st ed. Professor Bissoondoyal has investigated the influence of Indian thought and ideals upon French literature exemplified through many poets , essayists , philosophers - during last 4 centuries and more. [ clean pale card boards , No inscsp. no annotaions.tight binding , very slight edgewear. sunned spine not effecting titles. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE  The Shakespeare Head Quartos No V1, BROWNING , Elizabeth Barrett , MOTT , A S
6 BROWNING , Elizabeth Barrett , MOTT , A S SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE The Shakespeare Head Quartos No V1
OXFORD The SHAKESPEARE Head Press 1945 1st Edition Thus Paper Back Fair Book 190x140m Approx 
Smaller slim P/b Fair.Ist ed thus 1945. The Shakespeare Head Quartos No V1.[the same series as 25 Sonnets of Shakespeare] 26pp. Bold red initial letter starts each sonnet.45 sonnets in total includes Past and Future, which does not belong to the series , reprinted here because of its close connection with no xl11.Intro ; by A S Mott. Covers totally covered with red decorative design less area space for titles. ink inscsp. sound stitching. light edgewear however spine paper covering mostly peeled away. PLS See our image 
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The Illustrations of William Makepeace THACKERAY [ 1811 - 1863 ], BUCHANAN-BROWN , John , Author of Phiz !
7 BUCHANAN-BROWN , John , Author of Phiz ! The Illustrations of William Makepeace THACKERAY [ 1811 - 1863 ]
North Pomfret, USA DAVID & CHARLES Inc. 1979 0715378112 / 9780715378113 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine Very Good Book 250x175 mm Approx 
Essential for all interested in the Evolution of Book Illustration, in the progress of the English novel & in this extraordinary man who was such a fine practitioner in both fields: brilliant novelist & artist - cariacature- humour - human foilbles of the first half of the 19th c.[ Dark brown cloth Gilt titles, No inscsp.fine throughout.book has been packed with string at some point leaving the wee tell-tell indentations to board edge] Dust Jacket price clipped, very minor edgwear & handling soil.now in clear easily Removable protective plastic cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Feeding The Mind.  With a Prefatory Note by William Draper., CARROLL, Lewis : Dodgson : .Draper, William H.
8 CARROLL, Lewis : Dodgson : .Draper, William H. Feeding The Mind. With a Prefatory Note by William Draper.
London CHATTO & WINDUS 1907 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Grey paper wraps with red cloth quarter binding, 180x110mm approx. Text of a lecture given to a public audience in Derbyshire few of whom knew of the world-wide reputation enjoyed by the shy, slight figure before them. Introductory note by Rev. Draper at the request and in the friendship of whom the lecture was given. VG (Booklet- light shelf wear/soiling. No previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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THE CRIMES of ENGLAND Essays  The Enigma of Waterloo etc, CHESTERTON , G K ,
9 CHESTERTON , G K , THE CRIMES of ENGLAND Essays The Enigma of Waterloo etc
London Cecil Palmer & Hayward 1915 1st Edition Paper Back Poor+ Book 185x125mm Approx 
P/b.1st ed. GK Chesterton Essays: The Enigma of Waterloo ,Some Words to Professor Whirlwind etc .127pp.One Shilling. [ grey card covers, paper creamed over time.Heavy fox tan 1st/last few pages & foredge.Tight sound binding, No inscsp.no annotation.edgewear to covers minor nicks & small loss max spine top 10mm not erasing title.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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THE COCKTAIL PARTY, ELIOT , T.S.
10 ELIOT , T.S. THE COCKTAIL PARTY
LONDON FABER & FABER 1950 First Edition 1st Imp Hard Back VG- G Book 225x145 Approx. 
TRUE 1st ed.1st imp.First Printing WITH ERROR Page 29 Line 1. Emerald Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 167 no pp. + appendix - score of the song "One-Eyed Riley" and cast of the first production. First printing with error Page 29 Line 1. VG-/G ( book - Light foxing to endpapers. Offset browning to front blank and half title,pp166-7 and rear blanks due to newspaper clippings being loosely laid in. (now removed) A little sun fade to extremities incl head of spine - see under re d/j loss. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - non price clipped. 5 closed tears of 14,12, 9, 5 & 2 mm approx respectively. The former has light associated crease. Moderate rubbing to extremities - including some loss - max 6x8mm "v" shapped loss to head at rear spine fold. Mild sun browning to spine and a little general soiling from handling. Now in proprietary protective wrapper). 
Price: 39.00 GBP
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, FITZGERALD
11 FITZGERALD RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
London GEORGE G HARRAP Hard Back VG Poor Book 170x115mm Approx 
h/b+jacket VG/poor.94pp.small pocket size maroon+ total gilt decs. to spine + blind embossed to front. some light fox tan spotting mainly to end papers.Ink inscsp. to fep.line brown-tone patterns illus to pages+ 12 B/w tipped in plates.Undated. Card Dust jacket not price clipped, 6/-, light handling soil & fade to edges, tan & fade areas to patterned spine+top & tail small losses of 2 to 4mmx width.closed 20mm line-tear to top rear.Back inner D/j flap has some ink nos; also spine-line-tear , now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB, FOWLER , Karen Joy ,
12 FOWLER , Karen Joy , THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB
London Viking / Penguin Group 2004 0670915580 / 9780670915583 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Near Fine Book 200x135 mm Approx 
h/b+D/j. FINE. 1st ed. KJ Fowler -A Pen/Faulkner Finalist. Herein a group of six meet monthly to discuss their reading of Austen's works - [ maroon cloth/gilt titles No inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped,£12.99.[ in 2004] mild handling.No other notable defects to book or jacket the later now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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LESSING  the Founder of the German Literature [ Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ], GARLAND , H B , MA PhD , University of Cambridge German Lecturter
13 GARLAND , H B , MA PhD , University of Cambridge German Lecturter LESSING the Founder of the German Literature [ Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ]
CAMBRIDGE Bowes & Bowes 1937 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Good Book 225x140mm Approx. 
H/b d/j. FINE/Gd.1st ed. 209pp. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing the famous German Critic and Dramatist bography & analysis of writings proving valuable to yeacher/student.author HB Garland MA PhD , Lecturer in German,University of Cambridge.Set in 4 parts - his life / as a critic / as a dramatist / & religion. Preface , biblio- note , epilogue , index [ green cloth gilt titles, No inscsp; no annoations. tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 7s 6d , faded green mainly spine area & margins. small edgwear , corner nicks+ round loss to spine 15x9mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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THE POEMS OF JOHN DONNE, GRIERSON , Sir Herbert , Professor of Rhetoric & English Literature ,  DONNE, John ,
14 GRIERSON , Sir Herbert , Professor of Rhetoric & English Literature , DONNE, John , THE POEMS OF JOHN DONNE
London OXFORD University Press / Humphrey Milford 1937 2nd Edition Hard Back VG+ Book 185x125mm Approx. 
VG+ H/b.internal Fine.1937. 404pp. Sir Herbert Grierson's [Professor of Rhetoric & English Literature],edition first published in 1933. Frontis b/w portrait of John Donne. Contents include Songs & Sonnets, Epigrams, Elegies, Satyres, Letters to Several Personages, An Anatomie of the World, Epitaphs, Divine Poems etc + Appendices which include Latin Poems and Translations, Poems attributed to Donne. Index of First Lines. The 2nd printing of 1933 first ed.[ navy boards bright gilt titles+ bright gilt motif to front. no inscsp., tight binding,,fade to spine & front l/ margin..Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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BEING & RACE  Black Writing Since 1970, JOHNSON, CHARLES
15 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 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 8, LEHMAN, JOHN (ED)
16 LEHMAN, JOHN (ED) THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 8
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1941 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Stapled paper wraps, 136pp. 1st printing July 1941 of Vol 8 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by C.Day Lewis, Stephen Spender, Laurie Lee , John Sommerfield , Dylan Thomas , etc.[ Good P/b No inscsp.War economy paper is a little tanned with some browning to top margin.sound binding. edge wear loss mainly 2 rear corners, max 35x5mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING no 5, LEHMANN , JOHN , Edited by
17 LEHMANN , JOHN , Edited by THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING no 5
Harmondsworth PENGUIN Books / Allen Lane 1941 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
1941.1st ed.VG P/b pages browned.No 5.Literature by C Day Lewis , W H Auden , Stephen Spender , James Stern etc [ Yunnan-Burma Road , Pas Avant! , Shaving Through the Blitz etc etc] [ fact/fiction] [ No inscsp. war economy paper , tight binding] spine & foredge tanned. no crease, no loss, remains a bright clean Green.[ advertising Pears Soap & Huntley Palmers Bisciuits] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 3, LEHMANN, John , [Ed]
18 LEHMANN, John , [Ed] THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 3
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1941 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Good yellow P/b.128pp. 1st printing February 1941 of Vol 3 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by Goldman , Lehmann , C Day Lewis , Spender , Auden etc [ light wear, tight binding, War economy paper is tan/browned, No inscsp. even spine tan. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 4, LEHMANN, John , [Ed]
19 LEHMANN, John , [Ed] THE PENGUIN NEW WRITING 4
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1941 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Good to VG. lilac P/b.128pp. 1st printing March1941 of Vol 4 of Penguin New Writing with contributions specially written for the publication by Lehmann , Coombes , Heinemann , Plomer , C Day Lewis , Sommerfield , Henry Green , Spender etc [ light wear, tight binding, War economy paper is tan/browned, No inscsp. spine fade.minor corner col rub/loss.. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE BIGLOW PAPERS, LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL
20 LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL THE BIGLOW PAPERS
LONDON TRUBNER & CO 1861 3rd Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original Victorian Dark Green blind embossed cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 185x135mm approx. lxviii + 140 pp. Introduction by Thomas Hughes author of Tom Brown's School-Days. 3rd English Edition reprinted from the latest American Edition. Lowell an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat was the first Editor of The Atlantic Monthly. VG (Book - 4mm approx nick to cloth at tail of spine - front hinge else no other notable shelf wear or soiling. Previous owner armorial book plate to front paste down and red 6 in ink to front free end paper. Book binders small diamond shaped label to rear paste down. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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