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The Seasons

By: Thomson, James

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Menston, Yorkshire, The Scolar Press Ltd.: 1970

Seller ID: 005078

Condition: Good


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... View more info

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A Garland of Straw

By: Townsend Warner, Sylvia

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006328

Condition: Good


Pink cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Very slight lean to spine. Some light sunning to cloth at very top and bottom of spine consistent with missing areas on dustjacket. Some reasonably heavy foxing to first and last few pages of text including title page, and occasional light foxing within text. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with sunning to spine, and some chips missing to top and bottom of spine. Pric... View more info

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Westminster Abbey - Order of Service in memory of Thomas Stearns Eliot Born 26th September 1888 Died 4th January 1965

By: Unknown

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Hove, Sussex, The Hove Shirley Press Ltd.: 1965

Seller ID: 006336

Condition: Fair


Paper stapled booklet. Condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with general light browning, general light reading wear and a crease to the lower right corner of the booklet. Staples just beginning to rust in centre.8pp. The service included readings by Mr Peter du Sautoy and Sir Alec Guinness as well as the choir singing two verses created from from Part IV of "Little Gidding" in the Four Quartets to music composed by Igor Stravinsky in 1962. View more info

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The Dark Eye in Africa

By: Van der Post, Laurens

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1956

Seller ID: 006290

Condition: Good


Second impression. Rose madder pink hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Occasional vertical pencil lines to margins. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 159pp.A religious and cultural discussion of cultural rifts in Africa since colonial occupation by Europeans. View more info

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The Loved One

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 0

Seller ID: 004826

Condition: Very Good


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Elephant and the Kangaroo

By: White, T.H.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002884

Condition: Fair


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Donkey Boy

By: Williamson, Henry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co.: 0

Seller ID: 003091

ISBN: 0356018091

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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Lucifer Before Sunrise

By: Williamson, Henry

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1967

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004852

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Common Reader

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1929

Seller ID: 005307

Condition: Fair


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info