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CONFERENCES on BOOKS and MEN.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 35209

Condition: Very Good-


Contemporary blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, by Henry Charles Beeching, spine slightly darkened, boards clean, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, internally clean, 12-page publisher's list at rear. ; 5.5" x 8"; 299 pages View more info

Image for Caradoc Evans An Unusual and Vital Biography by his Wife

Caradoc Evans An Unusual and Vital Biography by his Wife

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Seller ID: 37612

Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


D/jkt is worn and has large losses at top and base of front cover, and bumped spine and corners. Slight right lean to spine, boards marked. Spotting to top and fore edges, and endpapers, age-toned pages, binding tight. Owner's name in ink on front endpaper. ; 22 x 14.5 x 2 cm; 167 pages View more info

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Explorations in communication, an anthology

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

Price: £22.50

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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No Author Better Served.The Correspondence of Samuel Beckett & Alan Schneider

By: 36

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 35429

ISBN: 0674003853

Condition: Very Good-


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Illustrated card wrappers; corners lightly creased; spine uncreased. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 486 pages View more info

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THE EPIC

By: Abercrombie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, SECKER: 0

Seller ID: 35207

Condition: Good


Original grey paper wrappers with black lettering to front cover & spine, n.d. [c. 1919], covers & spine worn with some losses, F. R. Leavis's copy with his signature to half-title, a few pencil marginal notations by Leavis. ; 4.5" x 7"; 96 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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Suffocating Mothers Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays, "Hamlet" to "The Tempest"

By: Adelman, Janet

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1992

Seller ID: 37742

ISBN: 0415900395

Condition: Very Good+


Stiff card wrappers, unmarked. Text is clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. A very good copy. ; 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.1 inches; 392 pages View more info

Image for Nabokov: Criticism, Reminiscences, Translations and Tributes

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 to Her Sister Cassandra and Others

By: Austen, Jane & R. W. Chapman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1952

Seller ID: 38016

ISBN: 0192121022

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown boards, covered in archival film, corners and spine bumped. Text clean, binding tight, owner's name and address appears in ink on front endpaper. ; 8.8 X 5.9 X 1.7 inches; 729 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: £10.00

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

Image for Tattoos, Desire and Violence Marks of Resistance in Literature, Film and Television

Tattoos, Desire and Violence Marks of Resistance in Literature, Film and Television

By: Beeler, Karin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: McFarland & Co: 2006

Seller ID: 38040

ISBN: 0786423897

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, corners a little worn. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.8 X 5.8 X 0.6 inches; 240 pages View more info

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Coleridge's Poetic Intelligence

By: Beer, John

Price: £20.00

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

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Ezra Pound New Critical Essays

By: Bell, Ian F. A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vision Press Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 36917

ISBN: 0854780459

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt has some sticker residue on front, large price sticker on rear. Olive green cloth boards, corners sharp. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Critical Studies; 22 x 14.5 x 2.5 cm; 248 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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Illuminations

By: Benjamin, Walter & Hannah Arendt

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1970

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 37930

ISBN: 0224618253

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt sunned on spine, all corners clipped. Red boards, some marks. Age-toned margins, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.7 X 5.6 X 1.0 inches; 288 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: £5.00

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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Selected Non-Fictions

By: Borges, Jorge Luis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Viking: 1999

Seller ID: 37973

ISBN: 0670849472

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt covered in archival film, some creasing to top and base of spine. Black boards with white cloth binding, slightly marked. Deckle edges, internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight.; 9.4 X 6.1 X 1.7 inches; 576 pages View more info

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Harriet Martineau an Essay in Comprehension

By: Bosanquet, Theodora

Price: £35.00

Publisher: F. Etchells & H. MacDonald: 1927

Seller ID: 37583

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Red boards, marked, sunned spine. Rough cut edges, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 23 x 15.5 x 3 cm; 253 pages View more info

Image for Freud, Proust and Lacan Theory As Fiction

Freud, Proust and Lacan Theory As Fiction

By: Bowie, Malcolm

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 36371

ISBN: 0521256143

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Age-toned d/jkt, creased top edge. Red boards, corners sharp, spine bumped. Marginal notes and underlining in pencil on almost every page.; Cambridge Studies In French; 8.6 X 5.3 X 0.8 inches; 240 pages View more info