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Infants of the Spring  Volume One.  To Keep the Ball Rolling. The Memoirs of Anthony Powell: Vol.1, Anthony Powell
1 Anthony Powell Infants of the Spring Volume One. To Keep the Ball Rolling. The Memoirs of Anthony Powell: Vol.1
William Heinemann Ltd 1976 0434599220 / 9780434599226 First Edition Hardback Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Grey boards, previous owner's name to front free endpaper, top edge a little sunned, slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, top edges a litttle dusty, purple jacket, little rubbed to top edges, unclipped, otherwise no faults, binding tight. First edition of the first volume of Powell's memoirs. ; VG-/G+, grey cloth boards with gilt, rubbed to the top & bottom spine, in a blue & purple sepia-illustrated d/jkt, unprice-clipped. The first volume of Powell's memoirs. ; 9.29 X 5.98 X 1.10 inches; 209 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Proust's Oriane  A Diptych, Bibesco, Marthe
2 Bibesco, Marthe Proust's Oriane A Diptych
Falcon P 1952 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, grey cloth boards with gilt, slightly bumped at the top right corner of the front board, in a watercolour-illustrated cover, a little frayed at the edges and browned to the spine; text, b&w & colour plates inside are clean and bright. How muses fuel literature. ; 8.50 X 5.70 X 0.70 inches; 89 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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George Orwell  A Literary Life, Davison, Peter
3 Davison, Peter George Orwell A Literary Life
Palgrave Macmillan 1996 0333541588 / 9780333541586 Paperback Very Good 
VG, b&w photo-illustrated paper covers, with a few slight signs of shelfwear & two small price stickers to the back cover; text inside is clean & bright. What influenced Orwell, his literary affiliations and key turning points in his life. ; Literary Lives; 8.35 X 5.43 X 0.63 inches; 203 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Virginia Woolf  A Writer's Life, Gordon, Lyndall
4 Gordon, Lyndall Virginia Woolf A Writer's Life
Oxford University Press 1984 019811723x / 9780198117230 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
VG/VG, blue boards with gilt, in a green colour-illustrated d/jkt withy minimal signs of shelfwear; text inside is clean & bright. A prev. owner's dedicatio nappears in blue ink to the first front endpaper. Virginia Woolf, living and dead. ; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 350 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Vaclav Havel Or Living in Truth, Havel, Vaclav &  Jan Vladislav (ed)
5 Havel, Vaclav & Jan Vladislav (ed) Vaclav Havel Or Living in Truth
Faber & Faber 1987 0571148743 / 9780571148745 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
VG/VG, red cloth boards with silver gilt, in a b&w illustrated d/jkt, with some slight signs of fading; text inside is clean & bright. Havel's political writings collected for the first time together with essays by his friends.; 8.50 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 315 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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James Stern  A Life in Letters 1904-1993, Huddleston, Miles
6 Huddleston, Miles James Stern A Life in Letters 1904-1993
Michael Russell Publishing Ltd 2002 0859552721 / 9780859552721 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
VG/VG-, black boards with gilt in a b&w illustrated price-clipped d/jkt, slightly wrinkled and yellowed along the inside of the top & bottom edges; text & b&w plates inside are clean & bright though there's a slight hint of age-toning to the edge of the text block. The author has signed his name to the title page in blue ink: 'To Ilsa, a very dear friend,' crossing out his name & replacing it with his signature, also in blue ink. James Stern has been called one of the world's best short story writers. ; 9.13 X 6.38 X 1.10 inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Road from George Orwell  His Achievement and Legacy, Lazaro, Alberto (ed)
7 Lazaro, Alberto (ed) The Road from George Orwell His Achievement and Legacy
Verlag Peter Lang 2001 3906766799 / 9783906766799 paperback Very Good 
VG, orange paper covers; text inside is clean and bright. Twelve papers given on the political impact of Orwell's work in May 2000.; 8.50 X 5.75 X 0.50 inches; 250 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Inside the Myth  Orwell - Views from the Left, Norris, Christopher (ed)
8 Norris, Christopher (ed) Inside the Myth Orwell - Views from the Left
Lawrence & Wishart Ltd 1984 085315600x / 9780853156000 paperback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
VG-, b&w illustrated white paper covers, a little toned by age; text inside is clean & bright, despite some age-toning to the very edge of the pages. Has too much homage and too little critical attention been paid to George Orwell? Contributors include Malcom Evans and Stuart Hall. ; 8.50 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Memoirs of A Public Baby, O'Connor, Philip
9 O'Connor, Philip Memoirs of A Public Baby
W. W. Norton & Co. 1990 0393027635 / 9780393027631 Hardback Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
VG-/VG-, grey boards with grey half-cloth & black text, a little dislcoured along the edges, in a silver b&w photo-illustrated d/jkt, also a little discoloured along the edges; text iinside is clean & bright. The author has dedicated the first front endpaper in blue ink: "For dear Tatyana, from old Philip, Ypres 1990." A self-made literateur. ; 8.10 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 229 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Diaries 1939-1972, Partridge, Frances & Rebecca Wilson (ed)
10 Partridge, Frances & Rebecca Wilson (ed) Diaries 1939-1972
Orion 2000 0297646664 / 9780297646662 First 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.; VG-/VG-, burgundy cloth boards with silver gilt, in a colour photo-illustrated d/jkt with some slight signs of shelfwear and the faint remains of a price-sticker removed from the front cover; the text & colour plates inside are clean and bright but there's a slight hint of age-toning to the very edges of the pages. One of the most remarkable British diarists of the twentieth century. First Edition. ; 9.29 X 6.46 X 2.13 inches; 736 pages 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Dickens and the Workhouse  Oliver Twist and the London Poor, Richardson, Ruth
11 Richardson, Ruth Dickens and the Workhouse Oliver Twist and the London Poor
OUP Oxford 2012 0199645884 / 9780199645886 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, dark blue boards with gilt, in a colour-illustrated d/jkt, very slightly sunned to the spine; text & b&w illustrations inside clean & bright & seemingly never read. The history of Dickens's connection with the Cleveland Street Workhouse. ; 8.66 X 5.59 X 1.10 inches; 408 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Turgenev's Letters, Turgenev, Ivan & A.V. Knowles (trans, ed)
12 Turgenev, Ivan & A.V. Knowles (trans, ed) Turgenev's Letters
Athlone 2000 0485112108 / 9780485112108 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, blue cloth boards with gilt, bumped at the bottom of the spine, in a b&w photo-illustrated d/jkt, rubbed & faded along the edges & to the spine. 50 years of Turgenev's letters. ; European Thought; 9.37 X 6.22 X 1.02 inches; 316 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Little Learning, Waugh, Evelyn
13 Waugh, Evelyn A Little Learning
Chapman and Hall 1964 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, blue cloth with silver gilt, minor signs of shelfwear, in a pink & turquoise d/jkt, a touch stained & rubbed but nonetheless VG; text & b&w plates inside are clean & bright. Waugh's education & upbringing, ending at a private school in North Wales. ; Volume One of Evelyn Waugh's Autobiography; 8.7" x 5.8" x 1.1" 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Diaries 1939-1972, Partridge, Frances & Rebecca Wilson (ed)
Diaries 1939-1972
45.00 GBP

Proust's Oriane  A Diptych, Bibesco, Marthe
Proust's Oriane A Diptych
10.00 GBP

Virginia Woolf  A Writer's Life, Gordon, Lyndall
Virginia Woolf A Writer's Life
7.00 GBP

Memoirs of A Public Baby, O'Connor, Philip
Memoirs of A Public Baby
12.00 GBP

Dickens and the Workhouse  Oliver Twist and the London Poor, Richardson, Ruth
Dickens and the Workhouse Oliver Twist and the London Poor
7.00 GBP

Infants of the Spring  Volume One.  To Keep the Ball Rolling. The Memoirs of Anthony Powell: Vol.1, Anthony Powell
Infants of the Spring Volume One. To Keep the Ball Rolling. The Memoirs of Anthony Powell: Vol.1
15.00 GBP

Inside the Myth  Orwell - Views from the Left, Norris, Christopher (ed)
Inside the Myth Orwell - Views from the Left
15.00 GBP

A Little Learning, Waugh, Evelyn
A Little Learning
12.00 GBP

 
 


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