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Marcel Proust: A Life

by Edmund White

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Published
2009
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
ISBN
9780143114987
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£6.00

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Penguin, New York, 2009. Later Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 12mo <7 3/4". 165 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; France; Modern; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0143114980. ISBN/EAN: 9780143114987. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon… Read more
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About England with Dickens

by Alfred Rimmer

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Published
1883
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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£20.00

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Chatto & Windus, London, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo <9 3/4". x + 307pp. Binding firm. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges browned. Top edge gilt in good condition. Covers slightly marked. Corners bumped. 58 illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; England;… Read more
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Granta, 4

by Bill Buford (ed.)

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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£10.00

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Granta, Cambridge, 1981. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. 278 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm, spine slightly creased. Edges slightly marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; Modern; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No:… Read more
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Punch or The London Charivari: No. 1. Week Ending July 17, 1841

by Anon

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Published
No date
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Facsimile Edition
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£7.00

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R. Bryant, London, No date. Facsimile Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 4to <12". 16 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Covers slightly marked. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Britain/UK; 19th century; Humour. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38470. .… Read more
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The Beats: From Kerouac to Kasey, an Illustrated Journey through the Beat Generation

by Mike Evans

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Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine Condition
Edition
First US Edition
ISBN
9780762430482
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£7.00

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Running Press, Philadelphia, 2007. First US Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. Size: 4to <12". 192 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Dust Jacket slightly worn, with one small tear. Profusely illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; 1950s; History. ISBN: 0762430486. ISBN/EAN: 9780762430482. Pictures of this item… Read more
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Scratching the Beat Surface

by Michael McClure

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
ISBN
9780865470743
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£7.00

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North Point Press, San Francisco, 1989. Later Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 8vo. 175 pp. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked. Edges slightly foxed and marked. Slight damp staining to outer margin of final few pages. Covers slightly marked. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; Modern;… Read more
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The Reader and the Bookish Manner

by S. C. Holliday

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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£10.00

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Association of Assistant Librarians, London, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: G. W. Harris. Size: 8vo. 54 pp. Binding firm, with minor wear to spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Covers marked. Illustrator: G. W. Harris. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under… Read more
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Notes on the Causes and Prevention of Foxing in Books

by T. M. Iiams and T. D. Beckwith

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Published
1937
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Offprint
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£6.00

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H. W. Edwards, London, 1937. Offprint. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo. 16 pp. Binding firm, spine worn, with some loss. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Covers slightly marked. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books on Books; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this… Read more
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Fifty Years, 1898-1948

by Anon

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1948
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Duckworth, London, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 12mo. 62 pp. Binding firm, with minor wear to spine. Edges browned. Damp staining to prelims. Corners bumped. Printed for private circulation commemorating the first fifty years of Duckworth publishers. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Books on Books; Britain/UK;… Read more
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The Politics of Gulliver's Travels

by F. P. Lock

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780198126560
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£9.00

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Oxford University Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 8vo. x + 156pp. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust jacket has slightly faded spine. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's name ink-stamped. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight:… Read more
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The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (Rev. C. L. Dodgson)

by Stuart Dodgson Collingwood

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
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£15.00

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T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1899. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 12mo. xx + 448pp. Hinges cracking. Spine slightly faded. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges foxed and browned. Corners slightly bumped. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram.… Read more
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Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel, 1896-1965

by Hugh Ford (ed.)

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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£12.00

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Chilton, Philadelphia, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: 8vo. xxii + 385pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Dust Jacket slightly worn and chipped. Edges slightly browned and marked. Corners slightly bumped. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Britain/UK; Modern; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already… Read more
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Peake's Progress: Selected Writings and Drawings of Mervyn Peake

by Mervyn Peake

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713911473
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£15.00

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Allen Lane, London, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 8vo. 576 pp. Binding firm. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket slightly marked and worn, with faded spine. Edges foxed and browned. Covers slightly marked. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature… Read more
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Waugh's World: A Guide to the Novels of Evelyn Waugh

by Iain Gale

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780283998355
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£10.00

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Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 8vo. x + 335pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Dust Jacket slightly marked. Edges foxed and browned. Corners slightly bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; Modern; Reference. ISBN: 0283998350. ISBN/EAN: 9780283998355. Pictures of this item… Read more
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The Notebooks of Raymond Chandler and English Summer: A Gothic Romance

by Raymond Chandler

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780912946337
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£12.00

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Ecco, New York, 1976. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Edward Gorey. Size: 8vo. 113 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Dust Jacket slightly marked, with a couple of chips and slight fading to spine. Edges slightly foxed and browned. Corners slightly bumped. Illustrator: Edward Gorey. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams.… Read more
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My Son's Father: An Autobiography

by Dom Moraes

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780436286018
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£6.00

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Secker & Warburg, London, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 8vo. 242 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Dust Jacket slightly worn. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; India & England; Modern; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0436286017. ISBN/EAN: 9780436286018.… Read more
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Rimbaud Complete. Volume I: Poetry and Prose

by Arthur Rimbaud

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Published
2002
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780375757709
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£7.00

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Modern Library / Random House, New York, 2002. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. Size: 8vo. xlviii + 601pp. Single volume only of set or series. Internally clean. Binding firm. Brown paper cover laid over original and affixed to inside covers with tape. Edges browned slightly. Translated and edited by Wyatt Mason. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped… Read more
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An Autobiography

by Janet Frame

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
ISBN
9780704350601
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£10.00

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Women's Press, London, 1990. Later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 8vo. 436 pp. Internally clean. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket slightly creased. Edges foxed and browned. Covers slightly marked. Originally published in three volumes. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; New Zealand; Modern; Biography… Read more
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The Journals of Anais Nin, Volume 7: 1966-1974

by Anais Nin, & Gunther Stuhlmann (ed.)

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
ISBN
9780704334519
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£7.00

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Quartet Books, London, 1983. Later Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 12mo. x + 355pp. One volume of the 7-volume set. Internally clean. Binding firm. Edges slightly browned and marked. Covers slightly creased. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; 1960s & 1970s; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0704334518. ISBN/EAN:… Read more
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What Frank Harris Did Not Say..

by Frank Harris & Alexander Trocchi

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Dreadnought Books
Published
1967
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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£20.00

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Olympia, 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Size: 12mo. 187 pp. Binding firm, spine slightly cocked, creased and faded. Foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges browned. Covers slightly worn. Traveller's Companion series. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Modern; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures… Read more
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