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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. 105246 
Price: 57.00 GBP

 
16 Hymnwriters 3 - George Herbert, Edward Plumptre, Robert Bridges, Fred Pratt Green
Braley, Bernard Stainer and Bell London 1991 0852497903 / 9780852497906 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Soft back. Minor bumps and small creases to corners. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xii, 191. 307993 
Price: 5.00 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. 105245 
Price: 62.00 GBP

 
17 Interpretation, Deconstruction and Ideology: An Introduction to Some Current Issues in Literary Theory
Butler, Christopher Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1984 0198157916 / 9780198157915 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean and tight condition. Some light foxing spots to the top closed outer textblock edge and a small mark to the closed textblock foredge. Clean and tight inside. No names or inscriptions. No creases to spine. 159pp. 103724 
Price: 5.00 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. 105244 
Price: 57.00 GBP

 
18 The Poetics of Imperialism: Translation and Colonization from The Tempest to Tarzan (Expanded edition)
Cheyfitz, Eric University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia 1997 0812216091 / 9780812216097 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean and tight condition. Slight bump to the bottom corner throughout and minor mark to outer closed textblock foredge. Pages clean. Binding tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxvi, 250. 307973 
Price: 9.00 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" 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 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. 105247 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
19 A Further Range: Studies in Modern Spanish Literature from Galdos to Unamuno
Clarke, Anthony H. (ed.) University of Exeter Press 1999 0859895750 / 9780859895750 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth. No dust jacket (as published I believe). In excellent near fine condition, appears unused. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 290pp. 302967 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
Auerbach, Erich ; translated into English by Willard R. Trask Princeton University Press 1991 0691012695 / 9780691012698 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. 10th printing. Good overall condition. Some creasing to the covers and wrinkles to the surface laminate. Very small grubby mark on the half-title page. No names or inscriptions. Some notes written in pencil just inside the back cover. Text pages clean. A good study / reference copy. pp. 563. 308057 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 Fiction's Overcoat: Russian Literary Culture and the Question of Philosophy
Clowes, Edith W. Cornell University 2004 0801441927 / 9780801441929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvii, 296. 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. 308452 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
6 George Eliot: A Bibliographical History
Baker, William ; Ross, John C. Oak Knoll Press and The British Library 2002 0712347658 / 9780712347655 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xix, 676. 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. 303240 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology After Utopia
Clowes, Edith W. Princeton University Press 1993 069103222X / 9780691032221 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The boards and dust jacket are ever so slightly bruised at the spine ends. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 236. 308448 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
7 Lorca: The Poet and his People
Barea, Arturo ; translated from the Spanish by Ilsa Barea Grove Press Inc New York 1958 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Evergreen edition, second printing. In good condition but with rubs and discolouration to the covers, light rubs to the cover edges and some creasing to the top corner of the front cover. Previous owner's signature and date at the top edge of the half-title page. Pages are age-toned but clean. pp. xv, 176. 106111 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 Coleridge's Notebooks: A Selection
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor ; edited by Seamus Perry Oxford University Press 2003 0198712022 / 9780198712022 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back, in excellent fine condition; as new. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xxiii, 264. 308054 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
8 Emily Bronte (The British Library Writers' Lives)
Barnard, Robert The British Library 2000 0712346589 / 9780712346580 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition. 112pp. 303462 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
23 The Cambridge Companion to Nabokov
Connolly, Julian W. (edited by) Cambridge University Press 2007 052153643X / 9780521536431 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Appears unread / barely used. pp. xxiii, 262. 308249 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 Translation Studies (third edition)
Bassnett, Susan Routledge 2010 0415280141 / 9780415280143 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Some very light rubs to the cover edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions but there are a few pen annotations and a little underlining in the text (a few pages - not extensive notes). pp. xii, 176. Still a good reference / study copy. 308513 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
24 The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature
Cornwell, Neil (edited by) Routledge 2001 0415233666 / 9780415233668 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Clean and tight but with light rubs to the cover edges and a small bump at the head of the spine. In very good to near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 271. 308250 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 Avril: Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance
Belloc, H. Duckworth and Co. London 1911 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Original navy cloth. Good condition. Blind embossed motif on the front board. Gilt titles to spine. Light marks to boards. Light rubs and bumps to edges. Short nick at head of spine. Tiny hole to the front board next to the spine. Previous owner's name and date on the f.e.p. Sporadic foxing. Binding firm. pp. xv, 238. First published in 1904, this is a second reprint in the Readers' Library edition. 103750 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
25 English Literature 1660 - 1800: A Bibliography of Modern Studies Volume V 1961 - 1965
Crane, Ronald S. ; Zimansky, Curt A. ; Fifer, Charles N.; Alleman, Gellert S.; et al. Princeton University Press 1972 0691061858 / 9780691061856 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dust jacket is a little faded at the spine and price clipped. Otherwise in excellent clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. pp. xi, 321-646; 289-411; 289-386. 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. 302971 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
11 The Author's Craft
Bennett, Arnold Hodder and Stoughton 1914 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original blue cloth binding, with orange titles to the spine and front board. Light bruising to spine ends and a small pale patch to the spine. The binding is firm. Previous owner's name and date (1917) in pencil on the front endpaper. A 1978 date stamp at the bottom edge of the front endpaper. Just a handful of light foxing spots to pages. Some light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 132. 307283 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
26 English Literature 1660 - 1800: A Bibliography of Modern Studies Volume VI 1966 - 1970 Index to Volumes V and VI
Crane, Ronald S. ; Zimansky, Curt A. ; Fifer, Charles N.; et al. Princeton University Press 1972 069106184x / 9780691061849 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dust jacket is a little faded at the spine and price clipped. Otherwise in excellent clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. pp. 491-602; 289-384; 293-454; 289-415; 289-399; index. 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. 302970 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
12 A Study in Greene: Graham Greene and the Art of the Novel
Bergonzi, Bernard Oxford University Press 2006 0199291020 / 9780199291021 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. ix, 197pp. 303221 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
27 Pasternak: Modern Judgements
Davie, Donald ; Livingstone, Angela (editors) ; with verse translations into English by Donald Davie Macmillan 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Green boards are a little bruised at the spine ends. Contents are clean but the pages are age-toned / tanned. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm. The white dust jacket is discoloured and rubbed across the whole surface, with some minor rubs and short nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped but full length flattened crease to the front flap. pp. 277. 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. 308451 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
13 Masks and Mirrors: Essays in Criticism
Bewley, Marius Chatto & Windus London 1970 0701116102 / 9780701116101 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth hardback. Top edge just a little spotted. Otherwise a very clean, tidy copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket complete - not price clipped. The DJ is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 364pp. 22cm. Essays on English and American literature, from Donne to Eliot, from Cooper to Wallace Stevens. 300250 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
28 Lewis Carroll
De La Mare, Walter Faber and Faber Limited Russell Square, London 1932 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original orange cloth. The boards are marked and greyed, as well as dulled / faded at the spine. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown, with Bournemouth and date written neatly underneath. A few small dark speckled marks to the front endpaper and pastedown. Deckled / untrimmed edges. The binding is firm and pages clean. pp. 67. 307575 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life
Bloom, Harold Yale University Press 2011 0300167601 / 9780300167603 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. pp. x, 357. 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. 304025 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
29 Goncharov's Oblomov, A Critical Companion
Diment, Galya (edited by) Northwestern University Press 1998 0810114054 / 9780810114050 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Binding tight and pages clean. There are some light marks to the covers and a couple of stickers on the back cover - one barcode sticker, with a plain sticker over. Unmarked inside and appears unread / unused. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. vi, 194. 308240 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
15 Oxford Lectures on Poetry
Bradley, A. C. Macmillan and Co., Ltd St Martin's Street, London 1920 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original blue cloth. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Gift inscription (dated 1923) written neatly on the f.e.p. Foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. A few pencil marks in the text (just a few). Small abrasion on the front pastedown. Binding firm and sound. pp. ix, 395. 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. 103792 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 The Children of Charles Dickens
Donovan, Frank Leslie Frewin London 1969 0090985001 / 9780090985005 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original bright red boards. Some foxing to the endpapers and to top outer closed textblock edge. Pages otherwise clean. Binding firm. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has unfortunately been covered in a clear sticky-back plastic. This has been neatly done but is NOT removable. Spine of dust jacket faded. DJ price clipped. 238pp. 104276 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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