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A Woman's Place  1910-1975, Adam, Ruth & Yvonne Roberts
1 Adam, Ruth & Yvonne Roberts A Woman's Place 1910-1975
Persephone Books Ltd 2000 1903155096 / 9781903155097 Paperback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stiff card wrappers with grey dust jacket, illustrated end papers, previous owner's name, date and small inscription on half title page. Sign of bookshelf wear. ; 7.50 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 352 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Brick Lane, Ali, Monica
2 Ali, Monica Brick Lane
Doubleday 2003 038560484x / 9780385604840 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
VG/VG, black boards with gilt, in a colour-illustrated white d/jkt wit hsome slight signs of shelfwear, & a very slight tilt in the spine; text inside is clean & complete. A first edition of Ali's breakout cross-culture novel. ; 9.21 X 6.30 X 1.65 inches; 416 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Hans Christian Andersen  The Complete Stories, Andersen, Hans Christian
3 Andersen, Hans Christian Hans Christian Andersen The Complete Stories
London The British Library Publishing Division 2005 071230682x / 9780712306829 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Publisher's full lavender cloth in colour pictorial dust jacket, colour and b&w illustrations by numerous artists, no ownership names, fresh and clean unused copy. ; 10.71 X 8.11 X 2.91 inches; 948 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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4 Arrabal & Richard Howard (trans.) Baal Babylon
Grove Press / Evergreen Books Ltd. 1961 1125250534 / 9781125250532 First US Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good- 
VG-, colour-illustrated paper covers slightly rubbed & creased along the edges, spine becoming slightly loose but still flush to the binding. There is a faint watermark to the corner of the first 20 or so pagesbut the text is otherwise clean. First published in France in 1959 as Baal Babylone. ; 8" x 5.4" x 0.25"; 104 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Bricks and Mortar, Ashton, Helen
5 Ashton, Helen Bricks and Mortar
Persephone Books Ltd 2004 1903155398 / 9781903155394 Paperback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stiff card wrappers with grey dust jacket, illustrated end papers, previous owner's name, date and small inscription on half title page. ; 7.40 X 5.51 X 1.10 inches; 312 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Works of Jane Austen: Volume VI, Minor Works, Austen, Jane (ed R.W. Chapman)
6 Austen, Jane (ed R.W. Chapman) The Works of Jane Austen: Volume VI, Minor Works
Oxford Oxford University Press 1954 First thus Hardback Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Decorated grey + white d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; intact, but a little marked, with small losses to edges; spine faded; internally repaired. Light olive-green boards; a little marked, but not otherwise worn; binding tight; gilt titling dull, but very legible. Indexed.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 474 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The proverb and other stories, Ayme, Marcel
7 Ayme, Marcel The proverb and other stories
Bodley Head 1961 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, first UK edition published by Bodley Head, red boards, dust jacket, dj slightly chipped & edgeworn, unmarked, binding firm. ; 5 x 7.5"; 287 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Tittivulus, or, The Verbiage Collector, Ayrton, Michael
8 Ayrton, Michael Tittivulus, or, The Verbiage Collector
London Max Reinhardt 1953 First Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated d/jkt, clipped; very intact, but losses to upper and lower edges. Red boards, generally clean; gilt titling + decoration still quite bright. Owner's name on front endpaper. B/w illustrations by the author.; 4to (7" x 8"); 138 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A Very Great Profession  The Woman's Novel 1914-39, Beauman, Nicola
9 Beauman, Nicola A Very Great Profession The Woman's Novel 1914-39
Persephone Books Ltd 2008 1903155681 / 9781903155684 Paperback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stiff card wrappers with grey dust jacket slightly marked, illustrated end papers, previous owner's name, inscription and date on half title page. Sign of bookshelf wear. ; 7.56 X 5.51 X 1.50 inches; 408 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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A Choice Of Ornaments [Dedicated copy], Bentley, Nicolas
10 Bentley, Nicolas A Choice Of Ornaments [Dedicated copy]
London Readers Union / Andre Deutsch 1961 Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Dedicated - but not signed - on title page. Illustrated pale red d/jkt, clipped; intact, but a little worn, with tiny losses; spine darkened; age-toned. Pale brown boards, clean and bright. Faint hint of tobacco. Jacket design by Cecil Keeling. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 351 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Tommy Atkins of the Ramchunders, Blatchford, Robert
11 Blatchford, Robert Tommy Atkins of the Ramchunders
London Edward Arnold 1895 First Hardback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Illustrated dk red boards; somewhat marked, but generally unworn; binding tight. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 284 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Savage Detectives, Bolaño, Roberto
12 Bolaño, Roberto The Savage Detectives
London Picador 2007 0330445146 / 9780330445146 First English Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Hardback in pictorial dust jacket, first English edition, slight age-darkening to page edges, no ownership names. ; 8.80 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 577 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Casino, Bonham, Margaret & Cary Bazalgette
13 Bonham, Margaret & Cary Bazalgette The Casino
Persephone Books Ltd 2004 190315538x / 9781903155387 Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stiff card wrappers with grey dust jacket, illustrated end papers, previous owner's name, date and small inscription on half title page. ; 7.40 X 5.60 X 0.90 inches; 232 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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An Irish Precursor of Dante - A Study of The Vision of Heaven and Hell Ascribed to the Eighth Century Irish Saint Adamnán, with Translation of the Irish Text, Boswell, C.S.
14 Boswell, C.S. An Irish Precursor of Dante - A Study of The Vision of Heaven and Hell Ascribed to the Eighth Century Irish Saint Adamnán, with Translation of the Irish Text
London David Nutt 1908 Hardback Very Good- 
Plain, olive green boards; a trifle marked; binding tight; gilt titling bright; ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 262 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The History Man, Bradbury, Malcolm
15 Bradbury, Malcolm The History Man
Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd 1975 0436065029 / 9780436065026 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, black cloth boards with gilt, in a colour-illustrated d/jkt, price-clipped, & a bit wrinkled along the top & bottom edges; text inside is clean & unmarked. Bradbury's breakthrough novel in a first edition. ; 8.70 X 5.80 X 1.10 inches; 240 pages 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Master i Margarita. Roman. 3-ye izdaniye 1974, BULGAKOV, Mikhail
16 BULGAKOV, Mikhail Master i Margarita. Roman. 3-ye izdaniye 1974
Frankfurt Posev Possev-Verlag 1974 Hardback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, clean and fresh copy, no ownership marks, Posev Publishers in Frankfurt published the first complete uncensored edition of Bulgakov's work in 1969, this is the 3rd printing from 1974. ; 6" x 8"; 498 pages 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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The Worlds Classics 153 Past And Present, Carlyle Thomas with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton
17 Carlyle Thomas with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton The Worlds Classics 153 Past And Present
Oxford University Press 1960 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red and black cover, with spine slightly sunned; boards sturdy; some minor spots on the edge though no tears, splits or loss; binding tight; pages unmarked; edges very lightly spotted. Part of Oxford's World Classics series ; 4" x 6" x 0.85" 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Complete Works, Carroll, Lewis; illustrated by John Tenniel
18 Carroll, Lewis; illustrated by John Tenniel The Complete Works
London The Nonesuch Press 1940 Second Hardback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Plain red buckram boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; spine faded; gilt titling still quite bright. B/w illustrations. All of Carroll's works in one volume! From Alic via Sylvie and Bruno, the Snark, A Tangled Tale, and much, much more! ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 1165 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Comforts of Human Life; or Smiles and Laughter... in seven dialogues., Charles Chearful and Martin Merryfellow [Robert Heron]
19 Charles Chearful and Martin Merryfellow [Robert Heron] The Comforts of Human Life; or Smiles and Laughter... in seven dialogues.
London Oddy and Co. 1807 First Hardback Good+ 
Brown leather boards - front board missing; rear board somewhat scuffed and rubbed, attachment slightly frail. Backstrip heavily rubbed, but intact; binding intact. Marbled endpapers and pastedown. Delightful, hand-tinted fold-out frontispiece. Marbled foredges - text block crisp & supple. ; 8vo (4" x 7"); 226 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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A Classical Education, Cobb, Richard
20 Cobb, Richard A Classical Education
London Chatto & Windus / Hogarth Press 1985 0701129360 / 9780701129361 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated b/w d/jkt, unclipped; a trifle marked and scuffed. Pale blk boards, clean and bright. Absorbing memoirs of a career academic. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"); 156 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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