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Leaves from My Library - An English Anthology

by Denning, Rt. Hon. Lord

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780406176158
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London: Butterworth, 1986. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. 256 pages. Born in 1899 Alfred Thompson Denning was a brilliant student, Eldon Scholar and Prize Student at the Inns of Court, and was called to the bar in 1923, becoming a King's Counsel 15 years later. In 1944 he was knighted and appointed a… Read more
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Elizabethan Literature

by Robertson, John Mackinnon

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$8.44

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London: Williams and Norgate, 1914. Gilt title on green boards which have age darkening to spine and some minor marks to front. Internally there is a decorative bookplate to front pastedown and gift inscription and another name to front endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. 256 pages+ 8 page publisher's catalogue. Covers Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare… Read more
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The Starwick Episodes

by Wolfe, Thomas

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807119297
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1994. A Fine unmarked copy in black cloth boards with dustjacket which has small repaired closed tears to top edge. 108 pages. Edited with an introduction by Richard S. Kennedy. One of the most enduring characters in Thomas Wolfe's fiction is Francis Starwick, the midwestern aesthete who befriends Eugene Gant at Harvard… Read more
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The Actuality of Walter Benjamin

by Marcus, Laura and Nead, Lynda (editors)

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Goldring Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780853157618
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$9.85

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London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1993. A Very Good+ clean, tight and unmarked copy which has a small indentation to front and slight curling to front cover corner tips. 188 pages. The centenary in 1992 of Walter Benjamin's birth provided the context for a critical appraisal of his work and its implications for cultural politics of the 1990's. Although it… Read more
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How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books and Get Them Published

by Bicknell, Treld Pelkey and Trotman, Felicity (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780356138800
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London: Macdonald Orbis, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket. A large format volume of 144 pages. Illustrated throughout. What is the magic ingredient that makes a children's book a well read favourite - the kind of classic which is loved for centuries the world over? It is not so much a magic ingredient, nor even a secret… Read more
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Susan Sontag - Mind as Passion

by Kennedy, Liam

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Goldring Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780719037863
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Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995. A clean and unmarked copy. ix + 146 pages. Susan Sontag has been a major figure in American intellectual life for over 30 years. Her provocative and exacting writings, engaging a wide range of aesthetic, cultural and political issues, have been the basis of a highly public and controversial ntellectual career. This study provides… Read more
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Les Caves Du Vatican

by Gide, André (edited with an Introduction By F.J. Jones)

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Goldring Books
Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$11.26

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London: University of London Press, 1961. Silver title to spine with gold facsimile signature to front on blue boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear but with fading to spine and to a portion of top. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. 239 pages. Comprises: Foreword by R. Niklaus; Introduction in English; Les Caves du Vatican - text… Read more
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The Romantic Movement in French Literature - Traced By a Series of Texts

by Stewart, H.F. and Tilley, Arthur

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1924. Gilt title on red cloth boards which have very minor marks and fading to spine. Internally there is a small stamp of a Welsh School to front pastedown and to one page, a small name to front endpaper, a neat removal of the top 1.5 inches of the front endpaper, some French book references written… Read more
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The Background of Modern French Literature

by Wright, Charles H.C.

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780836967074
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$21.11

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New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1971. A Fine unmarked copy in brown cloth boards. xiv + 329 pages. 50 illustrations. map. First published in 1926. Although published for libraries this copy is NOT EX LIBRARY. An excellent work which sketches the background of French literature during the period from 1789-1914, to show both how it explains… Read more
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Writer and Public in France - From the Middle Ages to the Present Day

by Lough, John

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Goldring Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780198157496
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. vi + 435 pages. A study of the relations between writer and public in France through the ages must also take in the varied intermediaries between them - from the jongleurs and scribes of medieval times, the printers and publishers of books, periodicals and newspapers as well… Read more
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Montaigne's Essais

by Coleman, Dorothy Gabe

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Goldring Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780048000729
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London: Allen and Unwin, 1987. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. 194 pages. Montaigne describes his Essais as 'the only book in the world of its kind'. This study guides the reader towards this complex, innovative and stimulating Renaissance text and provides a fresh appraisal of Montaigne's ideas and images and the continuing influence of his work. … Read more
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Man and Society in Nineteenth-Century Realism - Determinism and Literature

by Larkin, Maurice

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
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Fine
ISBN
9780333141557
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London: Macmillan, 1980. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. ix + 201 pages. Second impression (first was 1977). The book surveys the social and intellectual changes in Europe that encouraged a determinist view of Man in 19th century Realism. It examines the growing attention that thinkers of the time paid to environment and heredity… Read more
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A Comparative View of French and British Civilization (1850-1870)

by Green, F.C.

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Published
1965
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: J.M. Dent, 1965. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket. viii + 196 pages. The destinies of Britain and France have been indissolubly linked, and the years 1850-70 saw the two nations at peace with each other after more than five centuries of intermittent warfare. Professor Green takes stock of the ideas on which the two civilizations are… Read more
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Character and the Novel

by Harvey, W.J.

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Goldring Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Chatto and Windus, 1965. Gold title on purple boards which have a thin line of fading to to and lower edges but no wear. Internally there is a small neat name to front endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has age darkening, minimal wear and is not price clipped. 222 pages. What do we mean… Read more
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Oxford: Howtobooks, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy. A clear step-by-step guide packed with hundreds of ideas, memory joggers and techniques, which will show you how to research, structure, write, present and produce your material in book form. **** NOT EX LIB **** 25. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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Children's Literature - An Illustrated History

by Hunt Peter (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780192123206
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$28.14

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A large format volume of xiv + 378 pages. The book traces the history of of children's books in Britain, the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand from the very first printed books through to the present day. Written by leading experts, this survey shows that… Read more
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My Grammar and I (or Should That be 'Me') - Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English

by Taggart, Caroline and Wines, J.A.

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Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781843173106
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$9.85

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London: Michael O'Mara, 2008. A Fine unmarked copy. Whether your schooling in English grammar amounted to 'a verb is a doing word and a noun is a naming word', or whether you simply want to brush up your existing skills, this wittily observed yet informative book is guaranteed to enlighten and entertain. 303. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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The Writer's Idea Workshop - How to Make Your Good Ideas Great

by Heffron, Jack

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781582972794
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Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy. The book guides you through the idea development process from initial concept to final revision, and the author will show how to ignite that initial burst of inspiration; keep your energies flowing until you have finished first draft; evaluate and exploit your ideas; overcome writer's block; troubleshoot your manuscript and… Read more
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The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers

by Vida, Vendela (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781932416367
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San Francisco: Believer, 2005. A near Fine unmarked copy which has just a touch of wear to spine head and tail. Presented in alphabetical order, the publisher has collected 23 conversations and correspondences between much admired writers and the writers they admire. These include favourites gleaned from the pages of the Believer Magazine along with previously unpublished conversations. These include… Read more
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A Noodle's Orations

by Sibbett, Cecil J.

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Goldring Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Cape Town: Howard B. Timmins, 1948. SIGNED AND DEDICATED BY AUTHOR on front pastedown 'To 'P.P.' Lady Charles with the author's best wishes for Christmas 1948'. Gilt title on blue cloth boards which have some fading and a mark to front. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. Pages are deckle edged. Dustjacket has age darkening, some marks and a closed… Read more
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