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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


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


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


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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A LONG RETROSPECT.

By: Anstey, F. (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London and New York, Oxford university press: 1936

Seller ID: 31575


Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, slight fraying to spine ends, spotting to prelims, frontis photo portrait, illustrations, memories of Linley Sambourne, Punch and John Tenniel, among others. ; 6" x 9"; 424 pages View more info

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Post-Structuralist Joyce: Essays from the French

By: Attridge, Derek & Daniel Ferrer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 32481


White card wrappers; a trifle marked; spine uncreased; endpapers slightly browned, but main text clean.. Includes essays by Helene Cixous and Jacques Derrida, among others.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 162 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


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


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

Image for Literature as History  Essays in Honour of Peter Widdowson

Literature as History Essays in Honour of Peter Widdowson

By: Barker, Simon & Jo Gill

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Continnuum-3PL: 2010

Seller ID: 32028


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

Image for Christina Rossetti - A Divided Life

Christina Rossetti - A Divided Life

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Legend: 1985

Seller ID: 32934


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


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

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Coleridge's Poetic Intelligence

By: Beer, John

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32898


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

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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


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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A Virginia Woolf Chronology

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27474


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


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


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


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

Vladimir Nabokov The American Years v. 2

By: Boyd, Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1992

Seller ID: 30808


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Light purple boards, a stain to the bottom front, top and bottom of spine bumped, dust jacked lightly cumpled and bumped with a stain at top of spine and a small one to bottom of front cover and a green sticker at bottom, front joint slightly exposed, no ownership name and text unmarked, but a little writing in pen at top of back end papers. ; 783 pages View more info

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The Reading Lesson The Threat of Mass Literacy in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction

By: Brantlinger, Patrick M.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 32042


Card wraps, corners a bit scuffed, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 9.22 X 6.14 X 0.78 inches; 264 pages View more info

Arthurian Tradition Essays in Convergence

By: Braswell, Mary Flowers & J.M. Bugge & John Bugge

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The University of Alabama Press: 1988

Seller ID: 21698


Dust jacket, sealed in protective plastic, unmarked, with no damage or visible wear; blue and gilt boards unmarked, undamaged, pristine; binding tight; pages unmarked, undamaged, crisp. ; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 232 pages View more info

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John Milton: Introductions

By: Broadbent, John (ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 29500


Illustrated dk green wrappers; spine lightly creased; light wear to base of spine, but binding tight. Letter J stamped on title page, but this is not an ex-library copy. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"); 343 pages View more info