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Reminiscences of a Sunny Clime . (3rd Edition with ADDED Stories)

By: M. E. W. (Thought To Be - Mary Elizabeth Walsh)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd: 1910/20

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 105267

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No Date given - c. 1910/20 ? . "Third Edition with Added Stories. The Illustrations are from Life." - Stated on the Title Page. Green covers with pasted on illustration of negro girl to front cover (a little marked) , bright gilt titling to spine, a little faded to the bottom of the rear cover, head/tail of spine lightly bumped, but covers generally clean and tight. The page fore-edges are slightly 'dusty'/browned/foxed. Patterned endpapers. (10) + 102 pp. Tissue... View more info

SAUL Bellow and the CRITICS

By: Maling Irving (edited by)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47173

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Grey boards with bright red-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. (Ex-libris usual stamps marks, etc) Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Family Travel. The Farther You go, the Closer You Get

By: Manske, Laura (edited by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Travellers Tales: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003376

ISBN: 1885211333

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In protective plastic cover. Ex lib label to spine. 347pp. Apart from ex lib, no other inscriptions, clean bright and tight.; 003376; Ex-Library Minimal Marks; 8vo View more info

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios and Other Stories

By: Martel, Yann

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111914

ISBN: 0571168884

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the Correct Printer's Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. The FIRST book by the Booker Prize-winning Author of 'Life of Pi' and published First here in the UK and simultaneously with the First Canadian Knopf Edition. Black boards with bright white titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is Not clipped, but there is one small closed tear, now neatly repaired to the reverse of the dustjacket with c... View more info

Zimbabwean Transitions. Essays on Zimbabwean Literature in English, Ndebele and Shona. (Matatu)

By: Mbongeni Malaba, Z. (Ed. ) & Geoffrey V. Davis (Ed. )

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Editions Rodopi B.V.: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113129

ISBN: 9042023767

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket - likely issued without one. Matatu Number 34. One Chapter in the 'Table of Contents has been (yellow) highlighted and 2 sentences ONLY in that chapter have also been similarly highlighted, and the former owners (neat) name has been written in ink on the front free endpaper o/w this book is overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. No other Inscriptions or other Marks. (xi... View more info

International Authors and Writers Who's Who . 1999/2000; Sixteenth Edition

By: McIntyre, K. Dennis

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, International Biographical Centre: 1999

Edition: Sixteenth Edition

Seller ID: 111857

ISBN: 0948875186

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are minimal ex-library markings. The book lacks the front free endpaper, there is one 'Discarded from stock' stamp on the half-title page, there are traces of a label removed from the half-title page and there is one small stamp to the end of the book. There are traces of a price-sticker to the rear boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. I... View more info

New Readings of the American Novel Narrative Theory and its Application

By: Messent, Peter B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1990

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 47803

ISBN: 0333437977

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy decorated card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (viii) + 328 pp. Contents: - Speech Representation, Focalization and Narration in The Great Gatsby; Time and narrative: Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury; Slippery Stuff: The Construction of Character in The Sun Also Rises; The Dynamics of Reading: A Lost Lady; 'The Portrait of a Lady'... View more info

A History of Autobiography in Antiquity (Two Volumes Complete)

By: Misch, Georg (Translated by E. W. Dickes)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited: 1950

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112912

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


From the Preface to this English Edition by Professor Georg Misch = "This book is the English Edition of a work that appeared in Germany over forty years ago. Its publication now in England is connected with the political events which led to the destruction of the German Reich ... Thus there has resulted instead of a simple translation, an enlarged version of the book ...and to thank hospitable England which enabled me to continue my work during the period of Nazi do... View more info

THE Sense of LIFE in the MODERN NOVEL - a Study in the REPRESENTATION of LIFE in the Novel from Trollope to Updike.

By: Mizener Arthur

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, HEINEMANN: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47174

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling/red block to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. (ex-libris usual stamps marks etc) Internally VG+. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Vladimir Nabokov Selected Letters 1940-1977

By: Nabokov, Vladimir (edited by Dmitri Nabokov & Matthew J. Bruccoli)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110186

ISBN: 0297810340

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Brown boards with bright Gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price-clipped. Ex-REFERENCE Library with minimal library markings = One Label with a 'Discard' stamp, a Faint line of printed numbers and traces of a small label removed from the front free endpaper, plus a faint date and traces of a label removed from the foot of the rear free endpaper, and a library stamp at the very end of the text, but NO other ... View more info

Many Long Years Ago

By: Nash, Ogden

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons LTD: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition (Revised for the UK)

Seller ID: 110520

ISBN: 0460035991

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dusjacket. Dustjacket is not price-clipped and has some light foxing, internally and to the back cover. The boards have some small white marks and some light foxing to the page edges. There is a price sticker attached to the front flap which is partially obscuring the book description. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (x) + 198pp. Index of First Lines. Apart from the light fo... View more info

Pipe Night

By: O'Hara, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, FABER AND FABER: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106538

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, dustwrap grubby, torn/chipped/sunned, slight loss to head of spine of dustwrap but almost complete, covers overall clean with bright gilt titling to spine, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, inscriptions to front pastedown. 194pp, internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "Of these stories 20 first appeared in The New Yorker and four in Collier's." Contains 31 short stories.; 106538; 8vo View more info

Man with the Candy The Story of the Houston Mass Murders

By: Olsen, Jack

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Talmy Franklin Ltd: 1975

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 108649

ISBN: 0900735384

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


On 7th August 1973 Houston police were called to the house of Dean Corll. The caller was Wayne Henley who first showed the police the dead body of this friend and 'instructor' Corll and then, within the next two days, led the police to the graves of 27 murdered and sexually assaulted teenage boys. Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket. The dustjacket Is price-clipped. No Inscriptions or Marks. 255pp. A little ... View more info

The Making of the 20th Century Novel Lawrence, Joyce, Faulkner and Beyond

By: Orr, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47656

ISBN: 0333373391

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (ix) + 219 pp. Boards have a little fading/rubbing to the head/tail of the d/j. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. As well as D. H. Lawrernce, James Joyce and William Faulkner the contents include such authors as : - Ernest Hemingway; Djuna Barnes; Malcolm Lowry; Richard Wright; Ralph Waldo Ellison; Lawrence Durrell; John Fowles; Saul Bellow; ... View more info

Pahute Indian Legends

By: Palmer, William R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Utah, Deseret Book Company Publishers,: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Good++. First Edition. 8vo. Beige cloth bound boards with red decoration. Boards are mottled with old damp stain. The red titling and decoration is bright and clean. The book is tight and sound in pictorial dust wrap which is chipped and torn to edges. 134 pp. Presentation note on front paste down from a former owner from the US 'Salt Lake City', to a Welsh couple. Internally the book is NEAR FINE with lovely black and white illustrations.; 000172; 8vo View more info

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Glass Houses A Chief Inspector Gamache Thriller

By: Penny Louise

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sphere: 2017

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 114495

ISBN: 0751566578

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


Near FINE black boards with bright gilt to the spine. Light small mark on covers - negligible. In a FINE pictorial d/j. The dust jacket is not price clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. An 'AS NEW' copy. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. Very Clean, Tight and Bright. (8) + 391 pp. The 13th book in the wonderful Canadian 'Three Pines/Inspector Gamache' series. Gift Quality. See Images. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Nature of the Beast A Chief Inspector Gamache Thriller

By: Penny Louise

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sphere: 2015

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 114500

ISBN: 0751552631

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Near FINE dark blue boards with bright gilt to the spine. Light mark on covers - negligible. In a Near FINE pictorial d/j. The dust jacket is not price clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. A Near 'As New' copy. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. Very Clean, Tight and Bright. (6) + 376 pp. The 11th book in the wonderful Canadian 'Three Pines/Inspector Gamache' series. Gift Quality. See Images. ; Three Pines/inspector Gamache... View more info

Aquila Alliance College Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

By: Radosz, Thaddeus S. (editor) Makowski, John P. (advisor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: 1967

Seller ID: 004677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


College year book. Includes photo strip, loosely inserted, possibly old student? Reverse of title page reads 'Yearbooks and annuals have usually been dedicated to outstanding individuals who have proven themselves worthy of such honor. We the 1966-67 Aquila staff, dedicate this yearbook not to an outstanding individual but to an entire nation. The people of Poland are now celebrating 1,000 years of Christianity.' NO INSCRIPTIONS. Numerous black and white illustrations.... View more info

Khaki and Blue. Writing in Battledress New Series. Winter 1944-45

By: Ratazzi, Peter (edited by)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London ?, A Staples Publication: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000069

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decoratively lettered card covers. Good to Very Good/No DustJacket. First Edition. 8vo. 48 pp + the covers are printed on. From 'The Forces Writer's Circle'. These are Second World War Poems, Articles & Stories by 21 contributors including the Editor Peter Ratazzi, plus Capt. F. J. Bellenger. M. P. ; Emanuel Litvinoff; Bruce Bain; Harry Blacker; Jack Bromberg; Noel A. Jones; Molly Francis; J. B. Ashby; Tom Cheshire; Maurice Lindsay; Louis Kati... View more info

Code (Tory Brennan 3)

By: Reichs, Kathy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2013

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 113168

ISBN: 0434021849

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


FINE Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original FINE publishers' pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket on this book is referred to as the 'Adult Cover' and is (a flaming rose) in full colour and is NOT the b/w 'hand' image d/j as shown in many of the 'stock' images. (Possibly a UK cover rather than the USA version? ) . A Third Impression. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (6) + 408 + (2) pages. "Life appears peaceful on Loggerhead Island - rescued fro... View more info