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Image for Brigitte Simon - Recent Paintings

Brigitte Simon - Recent Paintings

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Taranman: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064426

Condition: Near Fine


Catalogue for the exhibition held on 3-31st December 1977 at Taranman, Brompton Road. Clean, bright softcover in stiff card wrappers. No 5 of a limited edition of 300 printed at Skelton Press - the first 40 of which are signed by the artist and include an original drypoint specially engraved for the catalogue + 8 monochrome plates. 27 pages. View more info

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Christopher Hewett 1938 - 1983

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Taranman: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064441

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet which acts as a tribute to Christopher from his friends, many of whom expressed a wish that there should be a 'last Taranman catalogue' containing information about him and the gallery. Clean, bright softcover in French flaps. .One of a limited edition of 500 printed at Skelton Press - 63 pages. B/W illustrations. This copy includes laid in a pamphlet about the Christopher Hewett Memorial Exhibition, an invitation to his memorial service and the order of serv... View more info

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Essays and Studies 1988 Matthew Arnold 1988: A Centennial Review

By: Allott, Miriam (editor)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1988

Seller ID: 042313

ISBN: 0719545625

Condition: Good


Essays examining modern views of Arnold as a poet, cultural theorist, and educator. A good clean hardback in laminated board. 129 pages. Tanning to page edges, else a good clean copy. View more info

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Quotations for Speakers and Writers

By: Andrews, Allen (compiler)

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Newnes: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055656

Condition: Very Good


Reference book containing some 7,000 quotations alphabetically arranged under subjects and generously cross-referenced to extend the searcher's original thought. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 514 pages. View more info

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Notes on Huxley's "Brave New World"

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 1982

Seller ID: 021828

ISBN: 0582782473

Condition: Good


A good, clean second-hand copy of these study notes. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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York Notes on Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles"

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 1991

Seller ID: 024550

ISBN: 0582023114

Condition: Reading Copy


Small amount of pencil underlining to the text. 87 pages. View more info

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A Writer's Notebook

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Malvern, The Tantivy Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025484

Condition: Good


Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 253 pages + publisher's adverts. Spine ends worn. Boards have some markings/surface scratches. Edges untrimmed. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. A good, clean copy of this book whose print run was limited to 1000 copies. View more info

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Macmillan's Advanced Reader

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1899

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001802

Condition: Good


Includes extracts from works of Milton, Dryden, Chaucer, Shakespeare etc. A good clean copy which shows signs of shelfwear - 387 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Review - 45 : A Quarterly Review of Literature, Art and Science

By: Berger, Walter and Tigrid, Pavel (Editors)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1945

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 053893

Condition: Good


Summer 1945 Volume II Number 2. Publisher's File Copy stamps to cover. Good clean copy - 92 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Roots of Tolkien's Middle Earth

By: Blackham , Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Tempus: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 061222

ISBN: 0752438565

Condition: As New


SIGNED by the author in black ink on the front endpaper. A collection of images, contemporary and modern, of Tolkien-related sites in Birmingham. As new, unread copy. 144 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Byron I. Lyric and Romance

By: Blackstone, Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longman: 1970

Seller ID: 032145

ISBN: 0582012155

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series No 215. 59 pages. Frontis of Byron. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Creative Vision Modern European Writers on Their Art

By: Block, Haskell M. & Salinger, Herman ( Editors )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Grove Press Inc: 1960

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 043234

Condition: Good


Thirteen writers who shaped the image of twentieth-century literature offer a key to the great novels, plays, and poems of our time by examining the intimate act of literary creation. Good clean copy with light sunning to spine - 197 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Authors by Profession - Volume One (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bonham-Carter, Victor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Society of Authors: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 043223

ISBN: 095038562X

Condition: Very Good


Combines an account of the early years of the Society of Authors with that of the evolution of professional authorship from the 15th until the start of the 20th century - ending with the Copyright at 1911, which could be said to mark the end of an era in which literary communication was restricted to print and the stage. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, inscription reads "Ted, with best wishes from Victor 1978" A very good clean copy which appears unread, with some sunning to s... View more info

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After-Thought : Pieces About Writing

By: Bowen, Elizabeth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Longman, Green and Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065519

Condition: Very Good


Clean, square hardback by the prolific Irish author who mixed with the Bloomsbury Group. Light sunning to spine - 220 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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T.S. Eliot

By: Bradbrook, M.C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1958

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 045873

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 64 page booklet. Frontis of T.S. Eliot. Contents include:- The Poet of the Wasteland, Later Poetry, The Dramatist, The Critic and Man of Letters, Conclusion, Postscript: Eliot on the Nineteen Fifties, plus a select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Principles of Tragedy : A Rational Examination of the Tragic Concept in Life and Literature

By: Brereton, Geoffrey

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050027

ISBN: 0710061684

Condition: Good


Seldom read ex-library copy with the usual markings in which Dr. Brereton seeks to establish the basis of a definition which will hold good on various planes and over a wide range of dramatic and other literature. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 285 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hardy: The Mayor of Casterbridge

By: Brown, Douglas

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031955

Condition: Good


No.7 in the Studies in English Literature series. Critical analysis at a level suitable to sixth formers and university students. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelf wear - 64 pages including an index of further reading. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Free Shakespeare

By: Brown, John Russell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann Educational Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032288

Condition: Very Good


Attempts to free Shakespeare from limiting interpretations both in performance and in academic study. Clean, bright copy with light wear to covers - 113 pages. Next post dispatch View more info

Image for Two Shakespearean Sequences : Henry VI to Richard II and Pericles to Timon of Athens

Two Shakespearean Sequences : Henry VI to Richard II and Pericles to Timon of Athens

By: Brownlow, F. W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032286

ISBN: 0333216792

Condition: Very Good


An original interpretation of the plays, individually and in relation to each other, and a challenging new hypothesis about Shakespeare's work in his last creative years. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 245 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Literature Prose in the Making

By: Bullock, Constance

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026207

Condition: Very Good


Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine. 227 pages including glossary. A collection of extracts from the period 1350 - 1830 illustrating the chief stages in the development of prose style. Compiled with introduction, notes, glossary and exercises by Constance Bullock. View more info