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Culture and Environment

By Leavis, F.R And Thompson, Denys

Chatto & Windus, 1948 Chatto & Windus, 1948. 150 pages. Dustcover very worn - faded and creased, and yellowed torn around edges. The spine section of the dustcover is half-missing, and very creased and tatty. Book cover has browned with age at edges and spine is faded. Pages are yellowed with lots of foxing to edges. Previous owner's name written in ink on inside of front cover. Pages tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. 'An examination of the different factors which affect the 'taste' and interests of the ordinary individual of today.'. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Poor.


Changing Stories

ILEA English Centre, 1984 93 pages. A4-sized booklet with cardboard cover. Cover illustration by Michael Foreman. Cover is a little scuffed and curled at corners and slightly bumped at edges. Old bookseller's price sticker on back cover. Pages are slightly curled at edges, and a little yellowed, but otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. A collection of traditional folk and fairy tales,with activities and questions relating to the stories. The book was 'written and piloted during 1983-4 as part of an English Centre school focussed project on English and Gender.'. Pamphlet. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Lydbury, Jane.


Women's Fiction Between the Wars: Mothers, Daughters and Writing

By Ingman, Heather

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998 Edinburgh University Press, 1998. 180 pages. Book is in excellent condition - no damage to edges, pages, covers or spine. Examination of the parallels between inter-war women writers and inter-war women psychoanalysts.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New/No Jacket.


The Straight Mind and Other Essays

By Wittig, Monique

Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992 Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992. 107 pages. Book is in very good condition - has slight bumping to top corner of book and a small crease at that corner of the cover. Other than that, everything is clean and neat and binding is tight. Foreword by Louise Turcotte. A collection of Wittig's literary, theoretical, political and feminist writings. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


The Meaning of Contemporary Realism
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The Meaning of Contemporary Realism

By Lukacs, Georg

London: Merlin Press, 1979 Merlin Press, 1979. 137 pages. Book in excellent condition - clean and tightly bound. Pages, edges and back cover are a bit yellowed with age and top edge has slight foxing. There are a few pencil marks within the text and the previous owner's name on the first page. . Fourth Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


The Science Fiction Book; An Illustrated History
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The Science Fiction Book; An Illustrated History

By Rottensteiner, Franz

Thames & Hudson, 1975 A Thames & Hudson hardback. Plastic cover protects the dust jacket, actual boards in fine condition. Clean, off-white pages. Great pictures inside. A survey of the pictorial aspect of SF as well as it's literature.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good.


Sexual Anarchy

By Showalter, Elaine

London: Bloomsbury, 1991 Bloomsbury, 1991. 242 pages. Book is in excellent condition. No damage. Binding is intact. Dust jacket is lightly bumped at the corners and edges. Looks at the parallels between the ends of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their representations in literature, art and film. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.


Banana Bottom
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Banana Bottom

By McKay, Claude

Harvest/HBJ, 1961 Harvest/HBJ, 1961. 316 pages. Book is in good condition - edges and pages are yellowed with age but clean and binding is intact. The spine is lightly creased and has some scuffing. Novel set in the early years of the 20th Century about the experiences of a Jamaican girl sent away to England by missionaries to be educated, returning to Jamaica seven years later.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.


William Morris

By Fuller, Ronald

Oxford University Press, 1956 Oxford University Press, 1956. 190 pages. Ex-library book: library classification code written in ink on spine, and library classification stamp on one of the inner pages. Library sticker has also been stuck on first page and then torn off - small piece remains. Library name and date written on first page in ink - and library stamp on last page. Cover is worn, and a little faded and stained, and scuffed at edges. Pages yellowed, with some foxing at edges, but all clean and tightly bound. Slight musty smell to pages. Condition consistent with age of book. Poems and writings by William Morris, selection and commentary by Ronald Fuller. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library.


The Story: Love, Loss & the Lives of Women. 100 Great Short Stories Chosen By Victoria Hislop
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The Story: Love, Loss & the Lives of Women. 100 Great Short Stories Chosen By Victoria Hislop

By Hislop, Victoria (Ed.)

London: Head of Zeus , 2013 Head of Zeus, 2013. 796 pages. Book is new and in near perfect condition. Dust jacket has a score-like mark about half way down on the front cover but it hasn't gone all the way through the paper or cut it. Dust jacket is very lightly bumped at top and bottom of spine but no tearing. Pages, edges and covers of book are in new condition. This is a signed first edition copy. Stories by an amazing selection of women writers! Book is very large and heavy - shipping will be extra. Please get in touch if you need more information about shipping costs. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.


Politics and the Muse: Studies in the Politics of Recent American Literature

By Sorkin, Adam

Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1989 Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1989. 241 pages. Book cover a little yellowed, and with some light scuffing and indendations to cover. Corners of front cover creased, bottom corner a little dog-eared. Page edges yellowed and some staining to tops. Tips of page corners creased and a bit curled. Spine faded and lightly bumped but otherwise undamaged. Previous owner's name and date written in ink on top corner of first page. Pages all tightly bound. Essays on a broad range of approaches to the Muse and Politics. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.