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Reporters Phrase Book

By: Aiyar,b.a.k.s

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Pitman: 0

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 01394

Condition: Very Good


This little book is pitman shorthand is printed on wartime economy paper. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03702

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Fine


Untold Stories' is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. At times heartrending and at others extremely funny, ' Untold Stories' is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The D/W has rippling to its edges and small tears to the lower corners. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

By: Alexandra Harris

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd.: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03764

ISBN: 0500251711

Condition: Fine


England has had a bad press from the Modernist disciples of a shiny, high-speed future. While the battles for modern art and society were being fought in France and Spain, it seemed a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea shops. The text is accompanied with 79 illustrations , 48 in colour. A good , clean and fine copy. View more info

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Letter from America: 1946-2004

By: Alistair Cooke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 6th printing

Sellers ID: 03860

ISBN: 0713998342

Condition: Fine


Imbued with Alistair Cook's good humour, elegance and understanding, Letter from America 1946 - 2004 is a captivating insight into the heart of a nation, and a fitting tribute to the man who was for so many the most reassuring voice of our times. A fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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12 Books That Changed the World

By: Bragg, Melvyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04908

ISBN: 0340839805

Condition: Very Good


Definitive, always illuminating and sometimes controversial, the hidden story of these twelve books demonstrates the enduring impact of one of the world's great inventions - the book. There is a small tear to the top of the d/w spine. A good, tight copy. View more info

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G.K. Chesterton: A Half Century of Views

By: Conlon, D.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03480

ISBN: 0192122606

Condition: Near Fine


In this collection of essays, D.J. Conlon presents the views of more than fifty writers on the private and public life of G.K. Chesterton. The D.J shows some light indentations to the back panel. A good clean tight copy. View more info

A History of Reading

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 2005

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01389

Condition: Very Good


Ahistory of reading . View more info

A History of Writing

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 0

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01390

Condition: Very Good


A history of writing. View more info

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Philip Stanhope , Earl of Chesterfield : Letters to his Son

By: James Harding (Editor )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: Folio Edition Reprint

Sellers ID: 04948

Condition: Very Good


This Folio Society book has decorated covers which is good and tight and the slipcase is also very good. View more info

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The Creevey Papers

By: John Gore ( Editor )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, The Folio Society: 1970

Edition: Folio Edition Reprint

Sellers ID: 04946

Condition: Very Good


John Creevey died on the 5th February 1838, and was soon forgotten. A hundred years latter in the attic at Whitfield Hall , Northumberland all of his correspondence between himself and his political and other friends were found in boxes. These were published as " The Creevey Papers ". The book is a good, tight copy and the slipcase is lightly sun faded on the edge. View more info

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The New Oxford Book of English Prose.

By: John Gross

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04897

Condition: Very Good


From Sir Thomas Malory to Kazuo Ishiguro, this book illustrates five centuries of writing in English in a brilliant, and brilliantly varied, assemblage of literary achievement. The text block is lightly marked. View more info

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Minor Attic Orators 1 Antiphone - Andocides

By: K.J. Maidment 9 Translator )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04499

ISBN: 0674993403

Condition: Very Good


The Loeb Classical Library is the only existing series of books which, through original text and English translation , gives access to all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. There is wear to the extremities and corners on the d/w. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Sunday After the War

By: Miller, Henry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, New Directions: 0

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04875

ISBN: 0811219046

Condition: Very Good


In this volume, Henry miller, most original, most unusual and, in the view of some critics, most significant of American writers, has collected a dozen stories, essays and other prose pieces which defy conventional classification. A good tight clean copy. View more info

Jane Austen: A Life

By: Nokes, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02207

ISBN: 1857024192

Condition: Very Good


In this new biography of Jane Austin, the author has re-examined her life and presents a picture of her which is less perfect but more full of dangerous excitement.He discloses the truth behind several disturbing family secrets and here conflict between the love of rural tranquillity and her restless fascination with fame and fortune. The DW is creased at the top and bottom. View more info

Milton's Punctuation .

By: Treip Mindele

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00241

ISBN: 0416136508

Condition: Very Good


In Milton's Punctuation Dr Treip gives an account of the particular use which Milton made of Punctuation and examines the tradition in which he worked. This is a first edition hardback book in V/G condition has is the D/W. View more info