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Supplement to Peakes Commentary

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Tc&ec Jack Ltd: 0

Sellers ID: 01195

Condition: Good


Book age yellowing and board bottom front faded /stained wrapper plain grey in very good condition. View more info

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Temenos Academy Review 2006

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, The Temenos Academy: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04996

Condition: Very Good


The Temenos Academy Review is the organ of the Tenemos Academy which is an educational Charity, whose patron is The Prince of Wales. There is light marking to the rear cover. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Reporters Phrase Book

By: Aiyar,b.a.k.s

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Pitman: 0

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 01394

Condition: Very Good


This little book is pitman shorthand is printed on wartime economy paper. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03702

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Fine


Untold Stories' is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. At times heartrending and at others extremely funny, ' Untold Stories' is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The D/W has rippling to its edges and small tears to the lower corners. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

By: Alexandra Harris

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd.: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03764

ISBN: 0500251711

Condition: Fine


England has had a bad press from the Modernist disciples of a shiny, high-speed future. While the battles for modern art and society were being fought in France and Spain, it seemed a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea shops. The text is accompanied with 79 illustrations , 48 in colour. A good , clean and fine copy. View more info

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Letter from America: 1946-2004

By: Alistair Cooke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 6th printing

Sellers ID: 03860

ISBN: 0713998342

Condition: Fine


Imbued with Alistair Cook's good humour, elegance and understanding, Letter from America 1946 - 2004 is a captivating insight into the heart of a nation, and a fitting tribute to the man who was for so many the most reassuring voice of our times. A fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature

By: Andrew Lack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, SMH Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04696

ISBN: 0955382726

Condition: Near Fine


'Robin Redbreast', by eminent ornithologist David Lack was first published in 1950. It has been called ' a classic and truly delightful book'. A wealth of illustrations, including a Beatrix Potter watercolour, and one by J M W Turner, decorate the text. A clean, tight and delightful book. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03026

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Very Good


Untold Stories, is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since ' Writing Home ' and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. Also included are his much - celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. This book is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The top of the text block has some light spotting. The D/W shows signs of light shelf -wear. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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12 Books That Changed the World

By: Bragg, Melvyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04908

ISBN: 0340839805

Condition: Very Good


Definitive, always illuminating and sometimes controversial, the hidden story of these twelve books demonstrates the enduring impact of one of the world's great inventions - the book. There is a small tear to the top of the d/w spine. A good, tight copy. View more info

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G.K. Chesterton: A Half Century of Views

By: Conlon, D.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03480

ISBN: 0192122606

Condition: Near Fine


In this collection of essays, D.J. Conlon presents the views of more than fifty writers on the private and public life of G.K. Chesterton. The D.J shows some light indentations to the back panel. A good clean tight copy. View more info

Writing for Antiquity

By: Daniel Glynn.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1992

Sellers ID: 00279

ISBN: 0500015325

Condition: Very Good


Writing for Antiquity presents Glynn Daniel essays and shows what an eclectic interest he had as editor of Antiquity magazine .This is a hardback book in V/G condition the D/W does have a very slight nick to the bottom of the spine and a very small tear to the bottom corner, but is otherwise V/G. View more info

A History of Reading

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 2005

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01389

Condition: Very Good


Ahistory of reading . View more info

A History of Writing

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 0

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01390

Condition: Very Good


A history of writing. View more info

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Philip Stanhope , Earl of Chesterfield : Letters to his Son

By: James Harding (Editor )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: Folio Edition Reprint

Sellers ID: 04948

Condition: Very Good


This Folio Society book has decorated covers which is good and tight and the slipcase is also very good. View more info

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The Creevey Papers

By: John Gore ( Editor )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, The Folio Society: 1970

Edition: Folio Edition Reprint

Sellers ID: 04946

Condition: Very Good


John Creevey died on the 5th February 1838, and was soon forgotten. A hundred years latter in the attic at Whitfield Hall , Northumberland all of his correspondence between himself and his political and other friends were found in boxes. These were published as " The Creevey Papers ". The book is a good, tight copy and the slipcase is lightly sun faded on the edge. View more info

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The New Oxford Book of English Prose.

By: John Gross

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04897

Condition: Very Good


From Sir Thomas Malory to Kazuo Ishiguro, this book illustrates five centuries of writing in English in a brilliant, and brilliantly varied, assemblage of literary achievement. The text block is lightly marked. View more info

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Minor Attic Orators 1 Antiphone - Andocides

By: K.J. Maidment 9 Translator )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04499

ISBN: 0674993403

Condition: Very Good


The Loeb Classical Library is the only existing series of books which, through original text and English translation , gives access to all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. There is wear to the extremities and corners on the d/w. A good, tight copy. View more info

The Story of the Gadsbys

By: Kipling Rudyard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frome Somerset, The R.S. Surtees Society: 1986

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 01729

ISBN: 0948560045

Condition: Very Good


a reprint containing plays. View more info

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Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word

By: Matthew Battles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04717

ISBN: 0393058859

Condition: Near Fine


Celebrating the impulses to record, to invent, to make one's mark, Mathew battles reenchants the written word for all those susceptible to the power and beauty of writing in all its forms. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales

By: Meic Stephens

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04165

ISBN: 0192115863

Condition: Very Good


Wales, a small country, has a literature which is among the oldest in Europe. This book will serve as an introduction to the literature of Wales, whether in Welsh or English, and to the country's history. It spans the period from the sixth century to the present, from Arthurian times to the flowering of Welsh national consciousness in our own day. A good tight and clean copy. View more info