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THE OPEN AIR An Anthology of English Country Life

By: ADRIAN BELL

Price: £17.50

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120297


Apple Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 195 x 130 mm approx. Top edge of book block stained purple.368pp. Wood cut illustration to title page. Anthology of 169 passages from "country" writings which provide a rich source of memories of the english countryside, farming, village life, country ways and nature. Harvested from a host of authors works with an introduction and notes by Adrian Bell. Table of contents with list of authors and sources at end to... View more info

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NOW AND THEN TALES

By: AMBROSE, J.H. HELME, ELEANOR E. LINCOLN, H. AND OTHERS

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, Humphrey Milford: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119359


RARE.H/b Large & slim.Green Illustrated paper covered boards with banded christmas scene. and white titles. 280x215mm approx. Unpaginated. Collection of stories by various authors and with numerous illustrations of which frontis colour plate, colour line illustrated title page Full page colour line illustration by F Harrison of young girl and night watchman, vignettes, end pieces and other line illustrations mainly by M S Reeve. A scarce children's book 030:053 in the Op... View more info

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MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology

By: AYLMER , URSULA , Editor

Price: £14.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Oxford University , Bodleian Library: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11368


FINE. Large 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 Authors mentioned.Well researched , b/w illustrated. No notable defects to book, no inscsp. no annotation. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

NEW POEMS 1975 A P.E.N. Anthology

By: BEER , PATRICIA , [ ED.] ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3060


1st ed. 200X130mm approx,terracotta boards with gilt lettering,185 pgs, ink inscp.to fep,another P.E.N. Anthology of Contempory Poetry, publilshed by Hutchinson from the year 1960.The work is arranged thematically and poets represented include Alan Brownjohn/Fleur Adcock/Ted Hughes/ Philip larkin/Ted Walker/David Wright etc/Kingsley Amis/Seamus Heaney/.[ with a brief paragraph about each of the 75 poets at the back of the book][and List of Titles to front], VG+/VG+ [the ... View more info

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KILLER YEAR Stories to Die for

By: CHILD , LEE Edited

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Richmond, Mira: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8605


Dust Jacket , 1st edition , black cloth gilt letters , Introduction by Lee Child [ author of the Jack Reacher thrillers ] - with 18 crime author's stories - some of the biggest names in fiction with short 18 author biographies to rear , as new , no inscsp , tight bindinng , small ruffle top rear d/j which is not price clipped View more info

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FIFTY FAVORITE FLY-FISHING TALES Expert Fly Anglers Share Stories from the Sea and Stream

By: CHRIS SANTELLA

Price: £18.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, STEWART, TABORI & CHANG: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122616


Green Boards with white titles to spine, 210 x 185 mm approx. 224pp. 50 fishy tales which cover the panoply of emotions- comical, poignant, inspirational, incredible, absurd accompanied by full colour phots many of which supplied by the contributors who include: George Anderson, Gary Borger, Conway Bowman, Mike Copithorne, Ralph Cutter, Jack Dennis, Mollie Fitzgerald, Tom Montgomery, Patty Reilly, Jim Teeny etc etc. First Edition 1st Printing. Fine/Near Fine (Book- No pr... View more info

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DICK KING-SMITH'S COUNTRYSIDE TREASURY

By: DICK KING SMITH, THOMAS HARDY, LAURIE LEE Etc

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, HARPER COLLINS: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120031


Illustrated laminated boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. 280 x 225 mm approx. 144pp. Colour and pencil drawings by acclaimed illustrator Christian Birmingham. Anthology of prose and poetry selected by Dick King-Smith and including passage from his own best seller"The Sheep Pig". Others include Charlotte's Web, Watership Down,Cider With Rosie, The Country Child, The Wind in the Willows etc.First Edition 1st printing. near Fine/VG (Book - Negligible sh... View more info

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A KENT CHRISTMAS

By: DOEL , GEOFF , DOEL , FRAN , Compiled By

Price: £2.00

Publisher: STROUD, ALAN SUTTON: 1990

Seller ID: 11758


VG+ P/b. A Fascinating pot-pourri of contemporary /historical ancedotes , Traditional Yuletide lore , diary entries , legends , memoirs, poets etc. compiled by G & f Doel.[.Laminated covers, no notable defects, No inscp. 160ps , b/w illustrated] Clean copy tight bindings. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE ROMANCE OF ENGLAND'S FORESTS

By: DOWSETT , J MOREWOOD

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, JOHN GIFFORD LTD: 1948

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 2301


SIGNED Copy, Green cloth boards with gilt title block to spine. 304pp + index. Frontis in colour + 7 other illust. as advertised. Signed & inscribed by the author to fep to his doctor " from a grateful patient "First published in 1942 when it received favourable press reviews the book deals firstly with a history of Britain's forests and those trees which were transformed into coal beds, insigts into Britain down the ages until, in his final chapter , he deals wi... View more info

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THE LONDON CAT It's Lives & Times

By: DOWSING , JAMES

Price: £7.95

Publisher: LONDON, Sunrise Press: 1970

Seller ID: 10296


Laminated Paper Back smaller slim format , FINE book as new - Undated prob 1970's as short ISBNO1873876 , prob Undated 1st edition , Unpaginated - 32pp , illustrated nigh all pages b/w plates & line drawings . James Dowsing - includes Confessions of a Cat- sitter . from London Tube - to - tombstone - an interesting miscellany - View more info

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SIMON DREW'S BOOK OF MARITIME NONSENSE AND OTHER AQUATIC ABSURDITIES

By: DREW, SIMON

Price: £7.50

Publisher: WOODBRIDGE , SUFFOLK, ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 12031


SIGNED Copy,Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , FINE/NearFINE as price-clipped.1st edition .Author and illustrator Simon Drew , 48pp , colour lillustrated , a fun book of word play accompanied by illustrations in colour.[ ilustrated humour] ] book as new, no inscsp., Signed by author to title page.[ halo sailor / tern on the tap / her majesty with her lady in whiting... ] PLS see our image View more info

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HERE'S A GOOD ONE Over Three Hundred Good Stories [ Humour - jokes ]

By: F.M. , Edited

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK MULLER Ltd: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121420


Blue cloth boards with yellow titles to spine and front board.170 x 110 mm approx.First Edition.1939 Humour; Short tales to make you smile.; jokes.[ over 300 ].VG/VG (Book- Nick to top edge or rear board near head of spine. Paper of book block tanned. Ink stamp "Review Copy" to rear paste down. No previous owner name or inscription. Dust Jacket - a little light shelf soiling and spine tanned. Non price clipped. Cover 2/- Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve).... View more info

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CELTIC CIVILIZATION AND ITS HERITAGE

By: FILIP , Dr. Jan , Professor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Prague, New Horizons: 1962

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 119272


Laminated P/b VG.215pp.1st ed thus UK.English text.Academician Dr Jan Filip - Professor - Vice-President of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. New Horizons Popular Scientific Series of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.Intro; Biblio; index , lists , b/w illusrated in line & plates 1--52 in text, 1-XL on Art paper.Map. 19 chpts [ pre-historic/ Iron Age / armed expeditions rest of Europe/ languages /society / structure/ economy / art / religion/ culture etc.[ orange/green... View more info

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A SWINBURNE ANTHOLOGY Verse Drama Prose Criticism , With a Biographical Introduction

By: FOSS, Kenelm , SWINBURNE , Algernon ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Richard Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117807


Near FINE H/b.VG D/j.1st.This is the first Swinburne anthology to be published [ Verse, drama, prose, criticism]. Biographical intro; by K Foss.254pp.200x130mm [red cloth + black titles, No defects other than a private owner's Swinburne stamp to blank end-paper] Dust Jacket price-clipped, still a reasonably clean and tidy cover with minor edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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NARRATIVE POEMS

By: HARRISON, Michael, STUART-CLARK, Christopher

Price: £2.00

Publisher: OXFORD, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11054


VG+ laminated P/b.1st ed.188pp.line illustrated.Anthology of Poetry edited by M Harrison & C Stuart-Clark.[ Auden / Stevenson / Gibson / Ogilvy / Tennyson / Hardy / Gunn etc; some unknown & some traditional: Listed by title to 2 pages.( as new Fine throughout with tidy ink name to initial page.tight binding] crisp,clean covers with small spot/dot loss top rear corner.ISBN 0198312458 Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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IN PRAISE OF SUSSEX An Anthology for Friends

By: HILDITCH , Neville ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123051


Good H/b.Small. Slim.Square. b/w illus. [In Praise Of series] Text & Poems.fading ink inscsp. clean throughout , med fox[tan] 1st/last few pages.tight binding.[ covers showing handling-wear to spine, staring to fox [tan]. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A BROTH OF A BOY Eleven Irish Short Stories [ Humourous Ancedotes ]

By: HOGAN , Hugh Michael , ROSE , Richard ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HODDER & Stoughton Ltd: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122457


VG+ H/b in Good D/j.1st ed." All the charm , irresponsibility and resourcefulness of the Irish people is portrayed in the character of Conal Donelin .illustrated in line with fun illus.by Artist Richard Rose.[ bright apple cloth gilt titles , no inscsp. tight binding, paper started to fox cream/tan] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 15/- , brown tanned to rear, Author's photo to back cover, edge wear nicks front base, col.rub/loss all corners,top/tail spine. now in clear e... View more info

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ENGLANDS HELICON EDITED FROM THE EDITION OF 1600 WITH ADDITIONAL POEMS FROM THE EDITION OF 1614

By: HUGH MACDONALD (EDITOR)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, ROUTLEDGE AND KEGAN PAUL: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122035


Navy Blue Cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 175 x 110 mm approx. xxviii + 260 pp. First Edition 1st printing in the "Muses' Library" Copyright page states first published in the Muses' Library in 1949 however tipped in slip stating "Owing to production delays this book was not published until 1950." Collection of Lyrical Poetry considered to be among the permanent treasures of English literature.Includes works by :- Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Lodge,... View more info

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CURIOSITIES from PARLIAMENT

By: HYLAND , Stanley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, ALLAN WINGATE Publishers Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120768


VG h/b in good Dust Jacket. Government History Miscellany- Anthology ; Curiosities from Parliment: politics , b/w illustrated ,Tthe old House of Commons , Anne Hicks - Hyde park , the Mendacity Box , Sir William Snow Harris , Emigration, Original Grote Ballot box etc.[ navy cloth gilt titles tight binding,No inscsp. foredge, 1st/last mild/ med.few pages fox tan] D/j not price clipped,12/6 , cover drawing by Richard Doyle of the Old House of Commons. small edgewear nicks ... View more info

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THE FARMYARD COMPANION

By: ISAAC , Peter , Various: Cobbett, Blake, Whitman , Rossetti , Lawrence , Lee , Hughes

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, JILL NORMAN & HOBHOUSE Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3220


Larger format H/b+ Dust Jacket VG/VG.1st ed.160pp. Compiler P Isaac r worked as a freelance photographer/reporter 1956 for Sunday Times - also advertising/television & documentaries -resides in rural Suffolk with an assortment of farm animals. Profusely B/w illustrated to al pages.l Capturing the bygone days - recalling the rich and varied experiences. Text & verse.[bright apple green cloth+ gilt titles to book no inscsp.tight binding] Dust Jacket not price clipped, l... View more info