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Explorations in communication, an anthology

By: (Ed.) Carpenter, E. and McLuhan, M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33181

ISBN: 0807061913

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper, dj torn & chipped with loss, cloth clean, pencil underlining affecting 8-10 pages, no ownership names. ; 6" x 8.5"; 210 pages View more info

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False Papers

By: Aciman, Andre

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32167

ISBN: 0374299781

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated white d/jkt, unclipped; very light wear. Mauve cloth spine; pale blue boards, bright. Owner's name on front endpaper.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 182 pages View more info

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The Woman in Question "m/f"

By: Adams

Price: £20.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 1990

Seller ID: 27445

ISBN: 0262011166

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ sunned on spine and back cover, unprice clipped; orange boards, black titling, corners sharp; pages age tonned, about ten of them are torn on top right corner, text unmarked, tightly bound; b/w plates. ; 9.20 X 7.10 X 1.20 inches; 394 pages View more info

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Albert Camus

By: Amoia, Alba

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: 34953

ISBN: 0826404421

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Photo-illustrated d/jkt, slightly marked. Black boards, corners sharp, gilt bright. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Literature & Life; 8.3 X 5.2 X 0.6 inches; 192 pages View more info

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Nabokov: Criticism, Reminiscences, Translations and Tributes

By: Appel, Alfred Jr., & Charles Newman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1971

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 34416

ISBN: 0297002953

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Plain green boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; light edge wear; binding tight. Essays by George Steiner, Stanley Elkin, Saul Steinberg, Anthony Burgess, Herbert Gold, John Updike, and more. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 371 pages View more info

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Jane Austen's Letters

By: Austen, Jane (ed. R.W. Chapman)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 32165

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Decorated off-white d/jkt, clipped; lightly marked. Dk red boards, bright; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 519 + notes + index pages View more info

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The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction The Art of Being Ill

By: Bailin, Miriam

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 23742

ISBN: 0521445264

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ featuring painting by Alexander Farmer, corners slightly creased, otherwise good; binding tight; pages occasionally marked (pen); edges unmarked.; Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.59 inches; 179 pages View more info

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Literature as History Essays in Honour of Peter Widdowson

By: Barker, Simon & Jo Gill

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Continnuum-3PL: 2010

Seller ID: 32028

ISBN: 0826433855

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Laminated boards, corners a bit bumped, no ownership name, internally clean and unmarked, binding tight. ; Continuum Literary Studies; 9.29 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches; 206 pages View more info

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Christina Rossetti - A Divided Life

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Legend: 1985

Seller ID: 32934

ISBN: 0094665400

Condition: Very Good-


Card wrappers, a bit edgeworn, a reading crease and traces of an old sticker to spine, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; 234 pages View more info

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Pushkin A Comparative Commentary

By: Bayley, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 29220

ISBN: 0521079543

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Publisher's original grey cloth in pictorial dust wrapper, first edition, no ownership names, very fresh and clean copy, dj bright, a very nice copy. ; Major European Authors Series; 8.50 X 5.60 X 1.30 inches; 369 pages View more info

The Power of Delight. A Lifetime in Literature: Essays 1962--2002

By: Bayley, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 35233

ISBN: 0715633163

Condition: Very Good-


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Illustrated white card wrappers; spine very lightly creased, but binding tight. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 677 pages View more info

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Coleridge's Poetic Intelligence

By: Beer, John

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32898

ISBN: 0333213122

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Illustrated pale blue d/jkt, unclipped; spine badly sunned. Pale blue boards; lightly marked; binding tight; gilt titling bright. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 318 pages View more info

Image for Peasant Life in Old German Epics  Meier Helmbrecht and Der Arme Heinrich, Translated From the Middle High German, of the Thirteenth Century

Peasant Life in Old German Epics Meier Helmbrecht and Der Arme Heinrich, Translated From the Middle High German, of the Thirteenth Century

By: Bell, Clair Hayden

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Octagon Books: 1965

Seller ID: 34035

ISBN: 0265468329

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Navy boards, some dust markings, bumping to bottom of spine. Some spotting to foreedges, internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Classic Reprint; 23.5 x 15.5 x 2 cm; 184 pages View more info

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Imagining the Penitentiary Fiction and the Architecture of the Mind in Eighteenth-century England

By: Bender

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1987

Seller ID: 33620

ISBN: 0226042286

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Illustrated d/jkt, marked. Orange-brown boards, blue text, slight bumping to top and bottom of spine. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w plates and photographs, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 24.5 x 18 x 2.5 cm; 356 pages View more info

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Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism

By: Benjamin, Walter (trans. Harry Zohn)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, NLB: 1973

Seller ID: 27220

ISBN: 0902308645

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Dk mauve boards (no d/jkt); clean and bright; silver titling, bright; binding tight; spine very slightly faded. Top corners slightly bumped; foredges slightly dusty. Owner's name on front endpaper. ; 8vo (6" x 8 1/2"); 192 pages View more info

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The Eccentric Design -- Form in the Classic American Novel.

By: Bewley, M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1959

Seller ID: 34079

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Pink d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but worn, with small losses; spine browned. Blk boards, bright; binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 327 pages View more info

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A Virginia Woolf Chronology

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27474

ISBN: 0333388550

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Illustrated pink d/jkt, unclipped; spine faded; small split at base of spine, but little other wear. Blk boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. Bookplate on front endpaper. ; Author Chronologies Series; 8vo (6" x 9"); 268 pages View more info

Chekhov's Art A Stylistic Analysis

By: Bitsilli, P M & Toby Clyman & Edwina Cruise

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Ardis: 1983

Seller ID: 29432

ISBN: 0882334891

Condition: Very Good-


Publisher's stiff card wraps, slight stain to cover, a few minor pencil notations, frontis photo, binding firm. Top right corner and first few pages slightly creased. ; 6" x 9"; 193 pages View more info

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The Recognition of Emily Dickinson: Selected Criticism Since 1890.

By: Blake, Caesar R & Carlton F Wells (eds)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1964

Seller ID: 20792

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Illustrated pale brown d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but rather worn, with small losses; spine slightly sunned. Light brown boards; lightly marked; gilt titling, bright. Foredges a little marked. B/w frontispiece. ; 8vo (6 1/4" x 9 1/4"); 314 pages View more info

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Vladimir Nabokov The Russian Years v. 1

By: Boyd, Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1990

Seller ID: 30807

ISBN: 0701137002

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Pale grey boards, slightly whitened to bottom of spine, dust jacket slightly worn along the edges, a stain to the top of the dust jacket at the spine and back and the remains of a sticker, edges of pages lightly age toned, no ownership name and internally clean, binding tight. ; 9.29 X 5.98 X 1.97 inches; 607 pages View more info