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Dryden and Pope in the Early Nineteenth-Century, Amarasinghe, U.
1 Amarasinghe, U. Dryden and Pope in the Early Nineteenth-Century
Cambridge University Press 1962 0521040264 / 9780521040266 First Edition Hardcover Good ACCEPTABLE Hardcover 
1962. First Edition. 244 pages. Yellow dust-jacket over black cloth boards. The pages are clean and clearly legible although mildly yellowed throughout. Ex-library book with all the usual inserts. The boards are taped down to the d/j but clean. The d/j has a layer of protective plastic but is mildly tanned all over with a sticker at the base of the spine. 
Price: 2.99 GBP
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Poetry And Poets: Essays, Amy Lowell
2 Amy Lowell Poetry And Poets: Essays
Biblo & Tannen Booksellers & Publishers Incorporat 1930 0819602744 / 9780819602749 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1930. 232 pages. No dust jacket. Blue board hardcover, with title labels on front and spine. Lightly tanned pages and firm binding, with fair tanning on fore-edge and end papers. Ex-libris plate on ffep. Boards are good, very slight rub markings on front and back, light bumping on corners and spine ends. 
Price: 4.99 GBP
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The Enemy Reviewed: German Popular Literature Through British Eyes Between the Two World Wars, Ariela Halkin
3 Ariela Halkin The Enemy Reviewed: German Popular Literature Through British Eyes Between the Two World Wars
Praeger Publishers 1995 0275951014 / 9780275951016 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1995. First Edition. 211 pages. No dust jacket. Has been read but remains in fine condition - former owner inscription to the ffep but otherwise this title is like new. 
Price: 18.99 GBP
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F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Collection of Critical Essays, Arthur Mizener
4 Arthur Mizener F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Collection of Critical Essays
Prentice-Hall 1963 013320846X / 9780133208467 Hardcover Good GOOD Hardcover 
1963. 168 pages. Ex-library. Black dust jacket over black boards. Ex-college library with two inserts to front paste-down. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light foxing and tanning to the endpapers and fore-edge. 820 written on ffep. Boards rubbed with average shelf-wear to edges. Spine is sunned and bumped but text remains clear. Heavy wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks, creases and moderate loss to the spine, edges and corners. 
Price: 14.02 GBP
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The Wessex of Thomas Hardy, Bertram Coghill Alan Windle
5 Bertram Coghill Alan Windle The Wessex of Thomas Hardy
John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd. 1925 0841495866 / 9780841495869 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1925. 332 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth covered boards. Pages lightly tanned with foxing to endpapers and text block edge. Spine is sunned. Moderate board and edge wear with corner bumping. 
Price: 6.75 GBP
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12 Books That Changed the World, Bragg, Melvyn
6 Bragg, Melvyn 12 Books That Changed the World
Hodder & Stoughton 2006 0340839813 / 9780340839812 Paperback Good GOOD Paperback 
2006. 372 pages. Hard cover with a dust jacket.Signed by the author. Clean pages with no markings or annotations.B&W and colour photographs. Mild edge wear to the boards and spine ends. The dust jacket has only light edge wear.Sticker remnants on front. 
Price: 17.99 GBP
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Novelist as Philosopher, Cruickshank, John [Editor]
7 Cruickshank, John [Editor] Novelist as Philosopher
Greenwood Press 1978-06-28 0313202710 / 9780313202711 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
Studies in French Fiction, 1935-60. Red cloth boards. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. no dj. pages very lightly tanned. 257 pages 
Price: 5.99 GBP
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Jane Austen: A Biography, Elizabeth Jankins
8 Elizabeth Jankins Jane Austen: A Biography
Victor Gollancz 1964 0575400579 / 9780575400573 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1964. 286 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards. Light tanning to text pages and some foxing to endpapers. Firm binding. Bumped corners. Boards have light rubbing. Scuffs along edges of boards. Tanned spine. 
Price: 20.02 GBP
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The Scholar Critic: an introduction to literary research, F.W. Bateson
9 F.W. Bateson The Scholar Critic: an introduction to literary research
Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1972 0710072147 / 9780710072146 Hardcover Good GOOD Hardcover 
1972. 202 pages. Green cloth with dust jacket. Nice clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Boards are well bound and neat. The dust jacket only has light shelf wear with rub marks to back of jacket and some scuffing to spine. 
Price: 12.99 GBP
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Study of Sophoclean Drama (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology), G.M. Kirkwood
10 G.M. Kirkwood Study of Sophoclean Drama (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology)
Cornell University Press 1994 0801482410 / 9780801482410 First thus Paperback Fair No Dustjacket Paperback 
1994. First thus. 305 pages. Text block contains some highlighting and may bear annotations but these do not interfere with readability. The feps and inner face of the covers also show some pen markings. The paper covers themselves are bright and clean, and the spine has not been creased or damaged. The binding remains firm - a good reading copy. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Enjoyment of Shakespeare, Halliday, F.E.
11 Halliday, F.E. Enjoyment of Shakespeare
Greenwood Press,London 1952 0837167159 / 9780837167152 Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 
First edition, with clean pages and firm binding. Slight wear and tanning to the dust jacket. Portion of half-title page cut out. 
Price: 2.99 GBP
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Lord Melbourne's Susan, Howell-Thomas, Dorothy
12 Howell-Thomas, Dorothy Lord Melbourne's Susan
Gresham Books,Henley-on-Thames 1978 0905418255 / 9780905418254 Hardcover Good GOOD Hardcover 
1978. 146 pages. Green boards. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Good boards with minimal wear. Fair wear to the dustjacket with tears, nicks and creases to the spine, edges and corners. Unclipped. 
Price: 2.99 GBP
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Old Vic Prefaces: Shakespeare and the Producer, Hugh Hunt
13 Hugh Hunt Old Vic Prefaces: Shakespeare and the Producer
Greenwood Press, London 1974 0837164605 / 9780837164601 Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1974. 193 pages. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Green hard cover with silver titling on spine. Frontispiece and B&W photographic plates throughout. Usual library stamps and cards to both pastedowns and rear endpaper. Clean pages with no marks or annotations. Darkening to both endpapers. Firm binding. Slight bumping to corners and spine ends. Pen marking to spine.. 
Price: 6.99 GBP
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Dusklands, J. M. Coetzee
14 J. M. Coetzee Dusklands
Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd 1983 043610296X / 9780436102967 Hardcover Good GOOD Hardcover 
1983. 125 pages. Ex-library. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, brown jacket. Pages are clean throughout. First endpaper removed. Library stamps and insert inside front. Binding in good condition with light wear to boards and spine. Jacket not clipped, in a protective sleeve. 
Price: 61.51 GBP
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Joseph Conrad, Jim Stewart
15 Jim Stewart Joseph Conrad
Longmans, Green & Co 1968 039605711X / 9780396057116 Hardcover Good GOOD Hardcover 
1968. 254 pages. Gold dust jacket over brown boards. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light foxing and tanning to the endpapers and fore-edge. Pencilled annotations throughout. Boards mildly rubbed with average shelf-wear to edges. Tanned, unclipped dust jacket intact with usual scuffing to the edges common with a book of this age. 
Price: 11.99 GBP
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New Poems by Shakespeare: Order and Meaning Restored to the Sonnets (New Mermaids), John Padel
16 John Padel New Poems by Shakespeare: Order and Meaning Restored to the Sonnets (New Mermaids)
Herbert Press Ltd 1981 0906969107 / 9780906969106 First Edition Hardcover Very Good GOOD Hardcover 
1981. First Edition. 286 pages. Text block has yellowed to the margins and fore-edge, but is otherwise unmarked. The outer boards bear small corner and spine end bumps, but are otherwise clean, and the binding remains very firm. The unclipped DJ has sunned somewhat and bears general edge-wear and a few small open tears - a nice clean first ed. copy of this rare title. 
Price: 27.10 GBP
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The Dialectics of Our America: Genealogy, Cultural Critique, and Literary History (Post-Contemporary Interventions), Jose David Saldivar
17 Jose David Saldivar The Dialectics of Our America: Genealogy, Cultural Critique, and Literary History (Post-Contemporary Interventions)
Duke University Press 1991 0822311690 / 9780822311690 Third Printing, 2002 Paperback Very Good No Dustjacket Paperback 
1991. Third Printing, 2002. 213 pages. Paper covers bear small corner creases, but this title is otherwise in fine condition. Text block is bright and clean, the spine is undamaged and the binding remains firm. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The History of Fanny Burney, Joyce Hemlow
18 Joyce Hemlow The History of Fanny Burney
Oxford University Press 1958 0198115490 / 9780198115496 First Edition Hardcover Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1958. First Edition. 491 pages. No dust jacket. Blue boards with gilt lettering. Good clean pages with bright copy. Light foxing and tanning to the endpapers and fore-edge. Cracked hinge exposing netting but text block still firm. Penciled dates to front paste down. Boards have moderate corner bumping, edge wear and shelf wear with heavy surface scuffs. Spine is yellowed and text faded. 
Price: 4.99 GBP
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence, Kenneth Muir
19 Kenneth Muir Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence
Barnes & Noble 1979 0064950220 / 9780064950220 Hardcover Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 
1979. 207 pages. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Book has been read but remains in good condition. The ffep and spine bear library treatments but otherwise this title is clean, bright and unmarked by highlighting or annotations. 
Price: 7.99 GBP
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James Joyce, a Critical Introduction, Levin, Harry
20 Levin, Harry James Joyce, a Critical Introduction
New Directions Paperbacks 1960 0811200892 / 9780811200899 Paperback Good No Dustjacket Paperback 
1960. 256 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Covers, boards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning. 
Price: 2.99 GBP
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