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Feminist Literary History. A Defence

By: Todd Janet

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Polity Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 109055

ISBN: 0745605141

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. A tiny amount of light creasing/shelfwear o/w Near Fine. No dustjacket as issued. (viii) + 162 pp. Overall this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy. NO Inscriptions or Marks. "Todd offers an analysis and defence of the feminist literary history practised by Elaine Showalter and other contemporary American literary critics. She argues that this approach rightly links the political conc... View more info

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This is Boone Country (SIGNED copy)

By: Todd, Russell I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky, U. S. A., Gateway Press, Inc. ,: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114532

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Black cloth-covered boards with gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dust jacket is not price-clipped, but is a little discoloured, with some light chipping to the corners and to head/tail of the spine. A couple of small closed tears (repaired to the reverse of the d/j) but overall the d/j is near 100% complete and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks near VG. Internall... View more info

A Faculty for Cooking. Being a Collection of Recipes from the Faculty Family of the University of Rochester

By: Wagenblass, Mrs. John (edited by)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, USA., The Women's Club of the University of Rochester,: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113083

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. VERY Slight edgewear - negligible. Spiral bound - Very Clean and Tight. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 215pp. Illustrated and decorated, and with decorative lettering throughout, in b/w by John Menihan. Recipes contributed by the Women's Club of the University of Rochester, NY. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. Looks unused. An amazing selection of personal receipes covering a huge spectrum of the c... View more info

The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks

By: Weekley, Carolyn J. & Laura Pass Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110999

ISBN: 0810912341

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. There are slight smudges/scratches to the rear of the dustjacket, along with a couple of small minor indentations. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xvi) + 254 pp. 173 illustrations, including 131 plates in full colour. Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' co... View more info

Poetical Works of Ella Wheeler Wilcox with Index of Titles and Index of First Lines

By: Wheeler Wilcox, Ella

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, W P Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell Ltd:

Seller ID: 106630

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


No date, c1920"s? Page fore edges spottled, presentation Name/writing on half title. Round mark to rear board, otherwise boards clean, titling clear. 527pp, overall an excellent copy, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 106630; 8vo View more info

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Three Plays. (3 Plays). Our Town; The Skin of Our Teeth; The Matchmaker. LIMITED EDITION

By: Wilder Thornton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113398

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A FINE copy. Genuine FULL LEATHER covers, decorated in BRIGHT GILT and Crimson Red Leather. Bright Gilt decorated tooling to front and rear boards and similar to the spine, with bright gilt lettering/titling. 5 Plain raised bands to the spine bordering the decoration/compartments and titling/lettering. All Edges bright Gilt. (Gilt slightly rubbed/scratched but mainly to the (unseen) bottom edge only - showing a little of the white page edges underneath). A LIMITED EDITIO... View more info

London Magazine Poems, 1961-66 . Selected by Hugo Williams, with an Introduction by Alan Ross

By: Williams, Hugo (editor)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Alan Ross: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111269

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown paper card covers with green titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. The spine of the card covers have a few light crease lines, and the paper is uniformly - and lightly - browning. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 220 pp. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure 'Very Good' copy. "No other poetry anthology from the period can compete in terms of range or quality. An ant... View more info

America and Freedom . Being the Statements of President Wilson on the War

By: Wilson, Woodrow (President) & with A Preface by Viscount Grey

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. & the Athenaeum Literature Dept.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111222

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's grey card covers with black lettering to the spine and front cover. The former owners' name and date (21st Oct /17) are in old ink near the top right corner of the front cover. There are a few light marks and some wear to the head/tail of the spine but overall the covers are sound and tight. Paper uniformly browning with age, and lots of pencil underlining/pencil notes inside, which can be removed with patience. (xv) + 76 pp. Preface by Rt. Ho... View more info

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Something Perfectly Silly

By: Wood, Marni & Harrie

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113043

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original pictorial paper-covered boards. NO dustjacket. Covers = Good Minus. Internally = VG Plus but with the slight faults noted. The spine is sunned, but the black title - Something Perfectly Silly - is very clear, however the Author and Publisher were also printed in pink (! ) on the spine and this has now faded to virtually unreadable. The head/tail of the spine are chipped with a little loss to the top edge. Bumped and rubbed corners. The paper boards are mo... View more info

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Red Mandarin Dress

By: Xiaolong, Qiu

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Minotaur: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113755

ISBN: 0312371071

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Fine Black boards with bright red titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Some very fine shelfwear to the d/j - some light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. (10) + 310 pp. A mystery crime novel featuring Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police. "Xiaolon... View more info