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Famous Plays of 1936

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1936

Seller ID: 011940

Condition: Near Very Good


Black cloth boards in yellow printed dustwrapper; 568pp. Slight mottling to cloth. Dustwrapper is browned esp to spine with rubbed and creased edges, chipped and split corners. Six plays including 'Parnell' by Elsie T.Schauffler and 'Bury the Dead' by Irwin Shaw.[419: X1] View more info

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Reveries of Song

By: BIRCH, C.M. [Charlotte Maria] [Mrs Salwey]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004146

Condition: Good Plus


Burgundy binding with gilt lettering; 156pp plus errata page; b/w decorative lettering and tailpieces. Boards lightly marked with rubbing to corners, spine ends and spine edge; hinges just starting to crack; occasional spotting and smudge to pages; the untrimmed page edges are untidy towards the end of the book and two pages are unopened. The reverse of the front endpaper is signed Frances Birch, Jan 13th 1871, presumably a relative of the author, and another hand has wr... View more info

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A Selection From Burns in Praise of Women (The Women of the Poets)

By: BURNS, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 005227

Condition: Good


The Women of the Poets Series. Small format card wraps with pictorial onlay and decs; 28pp; colour frontis. Cover rubbed to edge with bumping and small splits to spine ends and tanning to outer edges; previous owner gift inscription dated 1922 to half-title page. View more info

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A Croft in Cornwall (Twenty-Five New Poems)

By: CADDICK, Arthur

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Marazion, Cornwall, Wordens of Cornwall Ltd: 1968

Seller ID: 003963

Condition: Very Good


Stapled printed card covers; 61pp. Tanning and light foxing to covers; previous owner name sticker to front free endpaper. View more info

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Poems

By: CARNER, Josep

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Dolphin Book Co. Ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003895

Condition: Very Good


Slim blue cloth boards in matt printed dustwrapper; 85pp; English translations by Pearse Hutchinson. Boards slightly sunned to outer edges; pages tanned; couple of pages have light production crease to upper edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with light marking and light creasing to upper edge, now in removable sleeve. Carner's Catalan poetry translated for the first time into English. View more info

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Cheering Up Maria

By: CONSTANDUROS, Mabel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Samuel French Limited:

Seller ID: 004459

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Stapled card covers; 4pp. Browning and light marking to cover; previous owner address label to title page. French's Monologue Series No. 54. View more info

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Fifty "Bab" Ballads - Much Sound and Little Sense

By: GILBERT, W.S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons:

Seller ID: 011663

Condition: Near Very Good


Undated, preface dated 1876. Brown and gilt pictorial cloth; 255pp; b/w ills by the author. Cloth rubbed to edges and frayed to corners; spine a little dulled; occasional small mark to pages; couple of slightly pulled gutters. View more info

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Five Short Sketches (For Women)

By: HALLIFAX, Peggy

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, H.F.W.Deane & Sons Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 004460

Condition: Good


Printed card covers; 48pp. Browning to cover; rusting to staples; indentation marks to rear cover and last few pages. View more info

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The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall at Tintagel in Lyonnesse: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers in One Act Requiring No Theatre or Scenery

By: HARDY, Thomas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1923

Seller ID: 005770

Condition: Near Very Good


The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall at Tintagel in Lyonnesse: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers in One Act Requiring No Theatre or Scenery. Macmillan, 1923. Second reprint from same year of publication. Green cloth with blind stamped borders, gilt decoration and lettering, no dustwrapper; two b/w ills by the author; tissue guard to frontis. Cloth lightly sunned and marked with rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; previous owne... View more info

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Love & The Merry-Go-Round

By: HARRIS, Rosemary (Ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002636

ISBN: 0241124123

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper by Baynes; 88pp; b/w ills. Boards very slightly sunned to edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and sunned to spine, now in removable sleeve. A collection of poems about relationships with contributions from a range of 19th and 20th Century poets including Sylvia Plath, Stevie Smith and e.e.cummings. View more info

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Salvoes from a Stone Frigate

By: HICKS, Major J.S.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1946

Seller ID: 012000

Condition: Good


Grey printed boards with blue lettering and cloth spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 48pp; b/w ills. Light vertical creasing to foredge of boards; light foxing to boards and endpapers; previous owner gift inscription dated 1946 to front endpaper; pages rather crinkly with small nick to lower edge of one leaf. Price clipped dustwrapper is significantly foxed and tanned with rubbed, nicked and chipped edges. A book of illustrated war verses. [419: L1] View more info

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The Haunted House

By: HOOD, Thomas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Bullen: 1896

Seller ID: 011926

Condition: Near Very Good


Fawn and tan pictorial cloth; b/w ills; intro by Austin Dobson. Light rubbing and bumping to extremities; gilt titles a little dulled to spine; prize plated dated 1902 to front endpaper; foxing and browning to endpapers; light foxing to pages. [2217:V1]. View more info

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Tartuffe (The Miniature Classics Library)

By: MOLIERE

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Del Prado: 2003

Seller ID: 007647

ISBN: 8483727897

Condition: Fine


Miniature edition. Brown and tan printed boards; 475pp. View more info

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Songs at High Noon: Crescendo Poetry Series No.3

By: MORRIS, Guido

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Saint Ives, The Latin Press, the Private Press of Guido Morris: 1951

Seller ID: 004508

Condition: Near Very Good


Sewn printed card covers; No.3 in the series with pp35-50. Foxing and tanning to edges of cover and pages. View more info

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Macbeth (The Miniature Classics Library)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Del Prado: 2003

Seller ID: 007645

ISBN: 8483727927

Condition: Fine


Miniature edition. Navy printed boards; 493pp. View more info

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The Chase

By: SOMERVILE, William

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George Redway: 1896

Seller ID: 004370

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards with gilt decs, no dustwrapper; 87pp; b/w ills. Cloth is marked with rubbed and bumped corners and spine ends; slight lean to spine; foxing to endpapers; significant foxing to frontis tissue guard. Reprinted from the original edition of 1735, with a memoir of the author. View more info