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Dylan Thomas: His Life and Work

By: ACKERMAN, John

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16264


Life of Dylan Thomas and an examination of the extent to which his poetry and prose were influenced by their author's Welsh environment and both Anglo-Welsh and English literary conditions. 201pp, frontis portrait. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to green cloth boards. Dustjacket has edge wear to spine and minor wear at tips. Weight, 480g. View more info

The life and times of Charles Dickens

By: ACKROYD, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Hydra Pub: 2003

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 07528


'This is the original landmark biography of Charles Dickens. It is almost as much a study of the culture and period Dickens was born into, as it is a biography...'. Originally published in 2002 by BBC Worldwide Ltd. 216 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, still fresh interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar excepting a 1cm edge tear to the top of the front panel. Near new. Weight, 783g. View more info

The Oxford Book of Creatures

By: ADCOCK, Fleur and SIMMS, Jacqueline Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1996

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 34539


Reference work on Animals in Literature. 387pp. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. About as issued - bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 642g. View more info

Worthy Dr. Fuller

By: ADDISON, William

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13928


Biography of Thomas Fuller, author of 'History of the Worthies of England' and other books. 298pp, photo illustrated. Very bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Only the previous owner's details on ffep keeps this from Fine. Dustjacket is similar with the exception of a 1" split to the fold of the dustjacket at back. [580g] View more info

Epping Forest. Its Literary and Historical Associations

By: ADDISON, William

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Dent: 1947

Edition: First Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 34370


History of Epping Forest in England, and discussion of some of its literary associations. 240pp with 32pp of photo illustration. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Hardcover in green cloth with only slight wear to tips. Tight, square binding. Weight, 428g. View more info

Epping Forest. Its Literary and Historical Associations

By: ADDISON, William

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Dent: 1947

Edition: First Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 34371


History of Epping Forest in England, and discussion of some of its literary associations. 240pp with 32pp of photo illustration. Interior is bright & clean. Gift inscriptions to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Hardcover in green cloth with only slight wear to tips. Tight, square binding. Weight, 428g. View more info

Charles Lamb

By: AINGER, Alfred

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1888

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 17902


Biography and literary criticism of Charles Lamb [1775-1834]. 226pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Old, owner's signature to title page.No damage to hinges. Red cloth shows minor wear only, as well as faded spine. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 400g. View more info

English Letters of the XIX Century

By: AITKEN, James - Editor

Price: $4.00

Publisher: UK, Pelican: 1946

Edition: First Pelican Edition

Seller ID: 052801


A selection of letters from literary figures of 19th century England. 188pp. Clean, unmarked copy, interior pages browned. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Pelican A164. Weight, 101g. Many items under 500g qualify for inexpensive Lettermail Rates within Canada. Items under 250g qualify for similar rates to the USA. View more info

Thomas Hardy: The "Dream-Country" of His Fiction

By: ALEXANDER, Anne

Price: $16.00

Publisher: USA, Vison and Barnes and Noble: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040688


Critical studies series. 190 p. ; 23 cm. Includes index. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding and a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 380g. View more info

The Prince and Letters

By: ALFIERI, Vittorio

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34292


Translation of Alfieri's 1788 Treatise maintaining that only in perfect freedom can supreme poetry be born. 168pp, illustrated. Book is bright and fresh, almost 'as new'. Dustjacket is very slightly soiled with one 1" closed margin tear. Weight, 590g. View more info

Poe and the British Magazine Tradition

By: ALLEN, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24997


The author discusses edgar Allan Poe and his 'connection' to the British literary/magazine culture. 255pp. Bright, clean copy. Ink signature to verso of ffep otherwise unmarked. Sound, square binding. No wear to cloth Unclipped dustjacket showing only very minor wear. Weight, 440g.. View more info

Hans Christian Andersen; A New Life

By: ANDERSEN, Jens

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Overlook Duckworth: 2005

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing in Englis

Seller ID: 040974


Translated from the Danish by Tiina Nunnally. 'Delving deeply into archives and correspondence, Jens Andersen sheds new light on Hans Christian Andersen's writings - the 156 published fairy tales, as well as the novels, short stories, dramas, poetry, and non-fiction - and on the writer whose own life had many aspects of the fairytale' [goodreads]. 624 p., [32] p. pl. : ill. ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy -bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear... View more info

Posthuma Noveller

By: ANDERSSON, Dan [1888-1920]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Tidens Forlag: 1934

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 041144


Four posthumous works in the Swedish language - Korta Histotier; Efterlamnade Noveller; Chi-mo-ka-ma; Litteraturkritik. 387pp, photo portrait frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, marbled endpapers, full-leather binding on semi-flxible boards, gilt titles and decoration, all edges gilt. Scans always available. Weight, 422g. View more info

Posthuma Noveller

By: ANDERSSON, Dan [1888-1920]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Tidens Forlag: 1941

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 041146


Four posthumous works in the Swedish language - Korta Histotier; Efterlamnade Noveller; Chi-mo-ka-ma; Litteraturkritik. 387pp, photo portrait frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, marbled endpapers, full-leather binding on semi-flxible boards, gilt titles and decoration, all edges gilt. Scans always available. Weight, 405g. View more info

Writers and Society During the Rise of Russian Realism

By: ANDREW, Joe

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Humanities Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039825


Four Russian writers are covered - Pushkin, Lermontev, Gogol and Belinsky. OCLC Number: 5564501. xv, 190 p. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 452g. View more info