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Bibliography of the Writings of Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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Bibliography of the Writings of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

By J.C. Thomson

London: H. Pordes, 1967. Hardback. No Jacket. 213 8vo. Ex-library, with stamps and label remnants to end papers and title page. The first page after the front free end paper is the title page, then Thomson's one-page preface and acknowedgements, then index and corrigenda, then (pp 9-72) the bibliography. Book plate of RW. Lamb in addition to library ownership stamps. Condition notes: Boards firm and clean but a little bumped, internally clean and bright but with annotations, some in pen.

$6.81

Prose Literature 1945-1950
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Prose Literature 1945-1950

By Alan Pryce-Jones

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1951. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 72 8vo. Illustrated with photographs of authors. Condition notes: The text block needs re-glueing to the cover. The covers are a little worn, and there is foxing to the inside back cover.

$7.49

Arthur Ransome and Capt Flint's Trunk
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Arthur Ransome and Capt Flint's Trunk

By Christina Hardyment

London: Jonathan Cape, 1992. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 288 . Illustrated with photographs and sketches. Christina Hardyment goes in search of the real people, places and boats on which the stories are based. Condition notes: A little bumped externally, pages tending to age-darkening but clean and unmarked.

$10.89

The Bookman Illustrated History of English Literature
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The Bookman Illustrated History of English Literature

By Thomas Seccombe

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 3250 4to. By Thomas Seccombe and W. Robertson Nicoll. "With full page illustrations in Rembrandt photogravure". Bound as two volumes, blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition notes: Boards grubby and rubbed, internally very good- clean and sound.

$81.68

Manual for the Collector and Amateur of Old English Plays

By W. Carew Hazlitt

New York: Burt Franklin, 1966. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 828 8vo. With a statement that only 25 copies were printed for England and America, but with no number for this copy. An excellent quality reprinting of the 1892 edition. Condition notes: Sound and clean; the good-quality paper is still in excellent condition. Boards just slightly bumped.

$47.65

The Third Woman, Minority Woman Writers of the United States

By Dexter Fisher

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 762 . A clean reading copy. Condition notes: Rather battered externally; internally clean and sound.

$6.81

The Quiet Ear: Deafness in Literature
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The Quiet Ear: Deafness in Literature

By Brian Grant

London: Andre Deutsch, 1987. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 470 8vo. An Anthology, with a preface by Margaret Drabble. Transparent protective wrapper. Condition notes: A little shelf wear, else very good indeed.

$8.17

Mortification, Writers' Stories of their Public Shame
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Mortification, Writers' Stories of their Public Shame

By Robin Robertson

London: Fourth Estate, 2003. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 510 8vo. Protective transparent wrapper. Condition notes: Clean and attractive, near new condition.

$13.61

At Stake, Monsters and the Rhetoric of Fear in Public Culture
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At Stake, Monsters and the Rhetoric of Fear in Public Culture

By Edward J. Ingebretsen

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 662 8vo. Ingebretsen examines, via case studies, the use of the term 'monster' in journalistic coverage of horrific events, as well as the portrayal of 'monsters' in popular fiction, and thus tries to shed light on the implications of such language. Condition notes: Clean, attractive hardback copy, in unclipped dust jacket with protective transparent wrapper.

$34.03

The Letters of Cheever

By Benjamin Cheever

London: Vintage, 1988. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 312 8vo. Includes letters to Saul Bellow, John Updike and Philip Roth. Condition notes: In protective transparent jacket. Age-darkening to pages, but well cared-for.

$6.81

The Novelette Before 1900
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The Novelette Before 1900

By Ronald Paulson

New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc, 1965. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 762 4to. Includes examples from Italy, France, Germany, Russia, England and America. Transparent protective wrapper. Condition notes: Dust jacket a little crumpled and marked (now protected). Book itself clean and sound.

$20.42

By Mourning Tongues, Studies in English Elegy
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By Mourning Tongues, Studies in English Elegy

By Eric Smith

Ipswich, UK: Boydell Press, 1978. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 334 8vo. Protective transparent wrapper. Condition notes: In near-new condition, but a little shelf wear, and external page edges slightly dust-darkened.

$8.17