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Supplement to Peakes Commentary

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Tc&ec Jack Ltd: 0

Sellers ID: 01195

Condition: Good


Book age yellowing and board bottom front faded /stained wrapper plain grey in very good condition. View more info

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The Sagas of Icelanders

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Classics: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03542

ISBN: 0141000031

Condition: Very Good


In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also called the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's great literary treasures. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west - to greenland and, ultimately the coast of North America. The covers show wear to its e... 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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Folk Tales And Fables Of The World

By: Barbara Hayes

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Dragon's World Ltd.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02874

ISBN: 1850280347

Condition: Very Good


This delightful collection of folk tales and fables from many countries and differing cultures includes some tales never before published outside their place of origin. Their are also favourites included such as Aladdin and King Arthur and Aesop's Fables. Each story has been selected and retold by Barbara Hayes and illustrated by Robert Ingpen. The result is a wonderful book and record of our rich world heritage of ethnic fables and folk tales. There is... View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £18.00

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. View more info

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Poems on the Underground

By: Benson, Gerard; Chernaik, Judith; Herbert, Cicely

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated: 1992

Sellers ID: 03313

ISBN: 0304342521

Condition: Very Good


This book is a collection of poetry that appears on the London Underground. There is a Christmas dedication on the F.F.P A tight clean copy. View more info

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Chronicle of Celtic folk customs: a day-to-day guide to folk traditions

By: Brian Day

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hamlyn: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04139

ISBN: 1856137325

Condition: Very Good


The definitive guide to the folk customs of Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall and Brittany, encompassing details of every folk custom throughout the year. There is a little wear to the d/w corners and head and base of the panels. View more info

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Ode to the Countryside: Poems to Celebrate the British Landscape

By: Carr, Samuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, National Trust: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03108

ISBN: 1905400950

Condition: Very Good


Explore Britain's green and pleasant land with this rich collection of poetry. Some of our best-loved poets muse on the simple joys of rural life. Beautifully illustrated by classic artists this celebration of Britain's pastures, sleepy villages and dramatic landscapes is one to treasure. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford Book of English Verse

By: Christopher Ricks

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: 7th Reprint

Sellers ID: 04348

ISBN: 0192141821

Condition: Near Fine


Here is a treasure - house of over seven centuries of English poetry. This completely fresh selection brings in new poems and poets from all ages, and extends the range by another half-century, to include many twentieth -century figures not featured before - among them Philip Larkin and Samuel Beckett, Thom Gunn and Elaine Feinstein - right up to Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney. There is light wear to the corners of the d/w. 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

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The Norse Myths

By: Crossley-Holland, Kevin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Pantheon: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03536

ISBN: 0394748468

Condition: Near Fine


Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. These stories bear witness to the courage, passion, and boundless spirit that were the hallmarks of the Norse world. The corners on the front cover show a little wear. Otherwise a good, clean copy. View more info

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A Dictionary of Tolkien

By: Day,David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Bounty: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 03533

ISBN: 0753728273

Condition: Fine


Full of beautiful illustrations, this book is an indispensable guide to the rich, mythical world of Middle-Earth and the undying Lands. Arranged in a handy A-Z format, this book explores and explains the creatures, plants, events, and places that make up these strange and wonderful lands. It is essential reading for anyone who loves Tolkien's works and wants to learn more about them. A very clean and tight copy. View more info

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A Murmur in the Trees

By: Emily Dickinson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02965

ISBN: 0821225006

Condition: Very Good


Emily Dickinson ( 1830- 1886) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is considered to be one of the greatest poets of American literature. She composed over seventeen hundred unique lyrics, dealing with religion, love, nature, death, and immortality, only seven of which were published during her lifetime Her verse noted for its aphoristic style, its wit, its delicate metrical variation, and its bold and startling imagery, has had great influence on twentieth - century ... View more info

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Dictionary of Medieval Heroes

By: Gerritsen, Willem P.; van Melle, Anthony G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Boydell Press: 1998

Sellers ID: 03235

ISBN: 085115381X

Condition: Near Fine


A treasury of medieval tales about great heroes of the time is unlocked in this volume. The different cultures from which the middle ages drew its inspiration are represented. Each entry gives an outline of the story, how it spread through Europe, its modern retellings and appearances in art, and a selective bibliography. There is a little edge-wear to the top of the D/w. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up... View more info

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John Keats; Poems Vol III Postumous Poems 1819-1820

By: H. Buxton Forman ( Editor )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Gowars & Gray: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04090

Condition: Good


This volume three in a series of five volumes. The text block is speckled to the edges and are uncut on the its top edge.Ther is also light wear to the rear panel.The end -papers and paste-downs are age stained. View more info

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The Fabled Coast: Legends & traditions from around the shores of Britain & Ireland

By: Kingshill, Sophia & Jennifer Westwood

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Random House - Postscript Books: 2015

Sellers ID: 03134

ISBN: 1847947867

Condition: Very Good


In this compendium of maritime legend and lore, the renowned folklorists Jennifer Westwood and Sophia Kingshill retell the stories heard along the English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish coasts, exploring their imaginary geography, fantastic zoology or historical origins with extraordinary erudition and an engaging enthusiasm. A clean and tight copy. View more info

The clear shadow

By: Mary Casey

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Rigby & Lewis Easter: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04430

ISBN: 1869887123

Condition: Very Good


During her life-time Mary Casey had been persuaded to publish only a handful of her poems, always in journals of limited circulation. On her death, in 1980 , she left behind a large body of work, from, which three sequences of poetry have been selected. This is no 131 of a limited no of 250 which was the first print run. There is a dedication on the front end paper which says " for Elspeth Huxley from Gerard Casey ". A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales

By: Meic Stephens

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04165

ISBN: 0192115863

Condition: Very Good


Wales, a small country, has a literature which is among the oldest in Europe. This book will serve as an introduction to the literature of Wales, whether in Welsh or English, and to the country's history. It spans the period from the sixth century to the present, from Arthurian times to the flowering of Welsh national consciousness in our own day. A good tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Bookshop At 10 Curzon Street: Letters Between Nancy Mitford and Heywood Hill 1952-73

By: Nancy Mitford; Heywood Hill; John Saumarez Smith

Price: £14.91

Publisher: UK, Frances Lincoln Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03778

ISBN: 0711224528

Condition: Near Fine


Nancy Mitford was a novelist and a legendary letter-writer. It is not widely known that she was also a bookseller. From 1942 to 1945 she worked in Heywood Hill's famous shop in Curzon Street, Mayfair, and effectively ran it when Heywood Hill was call up for war service. Charming, witty, utterly irresistible, the correspondence gives brilliant insights into a world almost disappeared. The d/j shows light scratching to its front and rear panels. A good , tight and clean... View more info