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The Leavises: Recollections & Impressions, Thompson, Denys (ed.)
41 Thompson, Denys (ed.) The Leavises: Recollections & Impressions
London Cambridge University Press 1984 0521254949 / 9780521254946 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, previous owners name on front endpaper, no other inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning. 207pp. This volume collects reminiscences by people who knew Queenie Leavis as fellow students at Girton, were early pupils of Frank Raymond Leavis, collaborated in the editing of Scrutiny, or were colleagues or friends later. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Seasons, Thomson, James
42 Thomson, James The Seasons
Menston, Yorkshire The Scolar Press Ltd. 1970 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Originally published in 1730, this version was reprinted in 1970. Cream card covers with title in red on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and sunning to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 252pp. (including an 11 page poem dedicated to the memory of Sir Isaac Newton) plus a 16 page poem entitled Britannia and an 8 page paraphrase on the latter part of the sixth chapter of St.Matthew. The Seasons is a series of four poems written by the Scottish author James Thomson. The first part, Winter, was published in 1726, and the completed poem cycle originally appeared in 1730. The poem was extremely influential, and stimulated works by John Christopher Smith, Joseph Haydn, Thomas Gainsborough and J. M. W. Turner among many others. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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43 Tolkien, J.R.R. The Two Towers
London and Boston George Allen & Unwin/Houghton Mifflin 1962 Cloth Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ninth impression of the 1954 first edition. Red cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Top edge red. Condition: Good, covers have light shelfwear, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Slight lean to spine. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally lightly soiled, sunned and shelfworn, with old tape repair to a four inch vertical tear to the front cover of the jacket. Not price-clipped. 352pp. plus folding map to rear. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Loved One, Waugh, Evelyn
44 Waugh, Evelyn The Loved One
London Chapman & Hall Cloth Very Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Stuart Boyle 
Undated, presumed first edition of 1948. Navy blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Top edge navy blue. Blue marbled endpapers. Condition: Very good, binding sound, previous owners name on blank page preceding half-title.no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a couple of small chips and tears. Not price-clipped.144pp. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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45 White, T.H. The Elephant and the Kangaroo
London Jonathan Cape 1948 First Edition. Hardcover Fair Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pale blue hardcover with titles in green on front cover and spine. Condition: Fair, covers have light sunning to edges, small dent to bottom of front cover. Some foxing to endpapers and textblock edges. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn to edges, spine and jacket edges sunned, a couple of small repaired tears. Now protected by clear removable cellophane. 222pp. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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46 Williamson, Henry Donkey Boy
London Macdonald & Co. 0356018091 / 9780356018096 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The publication details on the reverse of the title page state that this book was first published in 1952. This book is later, probably c.1972 (the original price on the dustjacket is decimal - 2.75). Maroon hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light sunning to the very edge of the tail of the spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with sunning to spine and edges of the rear of the jacket. Not price-clipped. 400pp. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Lucifer Before Sunrise, Williamson, Henry
47 Williamson, Henry Lucifer Before Sunrise
London Macdonald 1967 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Rear of jacket has a half-inch vertical repaired tear to base, as well as some light soiling and a patch of foxing approx 1.5 by 1 in. diameter. 515pp. This is the fourteenth novel in the cycle of novels entitled A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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The Common Reader, Woolf, Virginia
48 Woolf, Virginia The Common Reader
London The Hogarth Press 1929 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
New edition. (first published in 1925, second edition also published 1925). Green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fair, covers are generally shelfworn with some fraying to cloth at head and tail of spine. Sunning to spine and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 305pp. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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