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

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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Henry Williamson: Tarka and the Last Romantic

By: Anne Williamson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03771

ISBN: 0750914920

Condition: very good


This book, the first full biography of Williamson, provides an unflinching portrait of this deeply divided and often unhappy man. Profoundly affected by his experiences during the First World War, he was hailed by some as genius - bur upset many others by his apparent fascist sympathies, and Anne Williamson confronts this controversy. Meticulously researched and impressively detailed, this biography draws widely on Henry's own archive. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Reluctctant Pioneer the Life and Elizabeth Wordsworth

By: Battiscombe Georgina

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Constable and Co Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00364

ISBN: 0094612005

Condition: Very Good


Elizabeth Wordsworth deserves to be held in rememberance not only for her great achievments in the cause of women's education but also as a gifted,original and supremely entertaining personality.This is a First Ed hardback book in V/G condition, the D/W as some small nick's and is slightly rippled along the top but is still V/G. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03026

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Very Good


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. Also included are his much - celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. This book is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The top of the text block has some light spotting. The D/W shows signs of light shelf -wear. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to... View more info

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William Makepeace Thackeray

By: Forster Margaret

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Seeker and Warburge: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01504

ISBN: 0436161095

Condition: Very Good


The memoirs of a Victorian gentleman book is in very good condition the d/w is very good condition . View more info

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West's World: the Life and Times of Rebecca West

By: Gibb, Lorna

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Macmillan: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03216

ISBN: 0230714625

Condition: Very Good


Formidably talented Rebecca West was a towering figure in the British literary landscape, this insightful and vivid biography affords a dazzling insight into her life and work. A Good , clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Dostoyevsky His Life and Work

By: Hingley Ronald

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Paul Eleck Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00553

ISBN: 0236401211

Condition: Very Good


The d/w has a chip on the base of the spine and is showing signs ofvery slight shelf wear on the corners. View more info

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William Russell special correspondent of the times

By: Hudson, Roger

Price: £10.84

Publisher: london, Folio Society: 1995

Edition: Folio Society

Sellers ID: 01571

Condition: Very Good


Book in good condition .But does not have slip cover View more info

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Isaiah Berlin: A Life

By: Ignatieff, Michael

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03008

ISBN: 0701163259

Condition: Very Good


Not only is Isiah Berlin thought to be the greatest and most humane of modern liberal philosophers , but his life story presents a vivid and thought-provoking chronicle of our time. Berlin agreed to talk to the author about his past, and from this sprang a rich, spreading sequence of conversations with continued through his final decade; the result is the first, full authorised biography. The text block has a little spotting to its front edge. The D/W ha some wear to its... View more info

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Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

By: Matteson, John

Price: £15.81

Publisher: U.S.A., W. W. Norton & Company: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02954

ISBN: 0393059642

Condition: Very Good


John Matteson's engrossing biography of the Alcotts achieves a rare fusion of intellectual precision and emotional empathy, Eden's Outcasts combines the eye of a philosopher with the heart of a novelist. A deftly rendered and highly recommended portrait of an incomparable father and daughter. A good clean tight copy of this book. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive View more info

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Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered

By: Moore, Doris Langley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03444

ISBN: 0719530954

Condition: Near Fine


Byron's life was cut short at thirty-six, but he had lived it so fully and among such varied scenes that a wealth of biographical material has come down to prosperity. The author is one of the few people who has sorted through these papers to find the man behind the myth. There is a gift dedication on the fep. The black boards has bumps to the top corners, the d/j does show light shelf wear to its edges. A good , clean copy. View more info

Jane Austen: A Life

By: Nokes, David

Price: £10.84

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

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George MacDonald

By: Saintsbury Elizabeth

Price: £9.03

Publisher: Edinburgh, Conongate: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01323

ISBN: 0862410924

Condition: Very Good


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Letters of Lady Augusta Stanley

By: The Dean of Windsor & Hector Bolitho

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, Gerald Howe Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01171

Condition: Good


Letters of Lady Augusta Stanley are written by a young Lady at court between the years 1849-1863.The boards are showing signs of shelf wear on the edges and corners. View more info

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Yet Being Someone Other

By: Van der Post, Laurens

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, The Hogarth Press Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02960

ISBN: 0701219009

Condition: Very Good


Yet Being Someone Other, is the most revealing book that Laurens van der Post has written about his extraordinary and eventful life, and the most far-reaching: it is a distillation of the experiences that have moved him at the deepest level of the imagination and made him the exceptional person and writer he is. A clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge

By: Waldegrave, Katie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03479

ISBN: 0091931126

Condition: Fine


Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of best friends: William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the two poetic geniuses who shaped the romantic age. Drawing on a host of sources the author tells the never-before-told story of how two young women, born into greatness, shaped their own legacies. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info