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Literature: Literary Criticism

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Literature: Literary Criticism

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1 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXLI January to June 1887
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1887 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of part of the novel, Sarracinesa, by Francis Marion Crawford, probably the best known work of this prolific nineteenth-century author. pp. 1-876. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105246 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
12 The Craft of Fiction
Lubbock, Percy Jonathan Cape Bedford Square, London 1965 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some reading creases and curvature to the spine but otherwise very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm still and pages clean. Small Foyles sticker just inside the front cover. pp. x, 277. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105209 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
2 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXLIII January to June 1888
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1888 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, brown title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of Thomas Hardy's short story The Withered Arm. pp. 1-898. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105245 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
13 The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Summer 1986 Vol. VI No. 2: Italo Calvino Number
O'Brien, John (editor) The Review of Contemporary Fiction 1986 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Very slight flattened crease in the edge of the back cover. Otherwise excellent. 167pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105130 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
3 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXXV January to June 1879
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1879 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the concluding parts of Anthony Trollope's John Caldigate, which first appeared in print in Blackwood's between April 1878 - June 1879. pp. 1-780. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105244 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
14 Eugene O'Neill - The Unfinished Plays: Notes for The Visit of Malatesta, The Last Conquest, Blind Alley Guy
O'Neill, Eugene ; edited and annotated by Virginia Floyd Continuum New York 1988 0804426740 / 9780804426749 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's black cloth. Book and dust jacket both in excellent clean condition. Dust jacket slightly faded at spine. The DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 213pp. 101949 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
 
4 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. XCVII January to June 1865
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1865 Half Leather Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners and a rub / abrasion to the marbling of the front board. The spine has darkened in places - has some slightly black marks. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. Joints and hinges all very good. Contemporary armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, for Evan Charles Sutherland-Walker. There is a pale brown stain to the outer closed textblock page edges, affecting most of the textblock; just visible to the page margins at the foredges (pale marks). Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of the first part of the novel, Miss Marjoribanks, by Mrs Oliphant, one of her best known and most successful novels. pp. 1-778. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105247 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
15 On the Art of Reading: Lectures Delivered in the University of Cambridge 1916-1918
Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur Cambridge at the University Press 1921 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original navy cloth boards, with gilt titles to the spine. Lacks dust jacket. Contemporary gift inscription on the front endpaper, dated 1924. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. The binding is nice and firm and pages clean, if a little tanned. pp. viii, 237. A really good copy. Third printing. First published in 1920. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105065 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
5 Six Memos for the Next Millennium: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1985-86
Calvino, Italo ; translated from the Italian Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 1988 0674810406 / 9780674810402 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original grey boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages clean, unmarked. The dust jacket has a couple of small rubs to the top edge. Front flap not price clipped. 124pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105129 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
16 Dickens 1970: Centenary Essays
Slater, Michael (edited by) ; essays by Margaret Lane, C. P. Snow, John Holloway, Angus Wilson et al. Chapman and Hall Ltd London 1970 0412425602 / 9780412425608 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Lacks dust jacket. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. In very good condition. pp. xiii, 241. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104519 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
6 The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French
France, Peter (edited by) Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1995 0198661258 / 9780198661252 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original navy blue boards. A small bump at the head of the spine. Binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. The spine and back cover of the dust jacket are quite creased. pp. xlix, 865. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply for posting to UK islands; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306225 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
17 Flaubert: The Making of the Master
Starkie, Enid Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1967 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Light brown / tan cloth. Light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. In otherwise good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvii, 403. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306554 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 Violence in the Arts
Fraser, John Cambridge University Press 1974 0521203317 / 9780521203319 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original grey boards. Very good. Binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has some small chips and nicks at the edges and two short tears to the edge of the back cover. DJ not price clipped. pp. xii, 192. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104786 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
18 Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur
Studies in Literature, Second Series Cambridge at the University Press 1923 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original navy blue cloth, with gilt titles to the spine. Lacks dust jacket. A contemporary gift inscription on the front endpaper, dated 1924. Binding is nice and firm. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. First reprint. First published the preceding year, in 1922. Pages nice and clean, if lightly tanned. 310pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105064 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Harvey, Sir Paul (compiled and edited by) Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1960 Leather Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Third edition, reprinted (lithographically). Bound in full mid-blue leather with gilt decoration to spine and gilt and relief motif to the front board, of lyre, quill and maks (depicting music, arts, theatre, literature). There are a couple of light scratches to the binding but it is overall in super condition and handsomely bound. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's signature in biro on front free endpaper. Binding is nice and firm and pages clean. pp. viii, 932. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105243 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
19 The Kipling Journal, Volume 58 March 1984, No. 229
The Kipling Society The Kipling Society 1984 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Quarterly publication for The Kipling Society. Some creases to the covers. Clean inside. Pages clean and unmarked. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306315 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
9 Johnson and Goldsmith and their Poetry
Hudson, William Henry George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London 1922 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. Two previous owner's names / inscriptions on the front endpaper. Frontis. portrait of Dr. Johnson. Reprint; first published 1918. 176pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 004977 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
20 Re/Search No. 8/9: J. G. Ballard
Vale, V. ; Juno, Andrea (editors) Re/Search USA 1985 0940642085 / 9780940642089 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Book textblock and covers are both significantly bent in two places. Otherwise VG and clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 171pp. 6th printing, 1993. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306630 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
10 Essays in Little (The Whitefriars Library of Wit and Humour)
Lang, Andrew Henry and Co. Bouverie Street, London 1891 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
New and revised edition. Maroon cloth. Gilt titles. Spine dulled. Bruising to head and tail of spine. Corners good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Tissue guard to frontis. torn. Binding firm though light superficial crack to rear inner hinge at pastedown / endpaper. Light occasional foxing spots to outer closed textblock edges. A good copy. 205pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104898 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
21 From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and their Tellers
Warner, Marina Chatto and Windus London 1994 0701135301 / 9780701135300 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second impression. Original black boards. Upper corners are bumped and a couple of bumps to board edges and bruising to the spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some bruising and light creasing to the edges of the dust jacket and the dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxi, 458. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306384 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
 
11 James Joyce: A Critical Introduction
Levin, Harry Faber & Faber London 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original mid-brown cloth binding. Bumps at spine ends and corners and a little faded at the base of the spine. Lacks dust jacket. Binding firm. War economy standard book. A contemporary gift inscription written on the front endpaper, dated 1944. 168pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 016338 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
22 Sir Walter Scott
Wood, Harriet Harvey Wood Northcote House 2006 0746308132 / 9780746308134 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by the author to Phyllis (late crime writer, P. D. James - this has come from her personal collection). Inscribed on the title page. No other marks to pages. Appears unread / lightly read. There is a slightly grubby mark to the top corner of the outer closed textblock edge. pp. xii, 115. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104560 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
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