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The Art of Wordsworth

By: Abercrombie Lascelles

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01163


The book has uncut pages and the dw has got a few tears and nibbels and is foxed. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £16.25

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03702


Untold Stories' is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. At times heartrending and at others extremely funny, ' Untold Stories' is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The D/W has rippling to its edges and small tears to the lower corners. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Poems on the Underground

By: Benson, Gerard; Chernaik, Judith; Herbert, Cicely

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated: 1992

Sellers ID: 03313


This book is a collection of poetry that appears on the London Underground. There is a Christmas dedication on the F.F.P A tight clean copy. View more info

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A Murmur in the Trees

By: Emily Dickinson

Price: £11.30

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02965


Emily Dickinson ( 1830- 1886) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is considered to be one of the greatest poets of American literature. She composed over seventeen hundred unique lyrics, dealing with religion, love, nature, death, and immortality, only seven of which were published during her lifetime Her verse noted for its aphoristic style, its wit, its delicate metrical variation, and its bold and startling imagery, has had great influence on twentieth - century ... View more info

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Beckett Remembering Remembering Beckett

By: James Knowlson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03749


Beautifully designed and containing fascinating insights into Becketts world, together with a wide selection of photographs, some of them previously unpublished, this book is a lively and revealing tribute to a great novelist, poet and dramatist. The d/w a small nick to the head of the spine. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered

By: Moore, Doris Langley

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03444


Byron's life was cut short at thirty-six, but he had lived it so fully and among such varied scenes that a wealth of biographical material has come down to prosperity. The author is one of the few people who has sorted through these papers to find the man behind the myth. There is a gift dedication on the fep. The black boards has bumps to the top corners, the d/j does show light shelf wear to its edges. A good , clean copy. View more info

Wild Mary: A Life of Mary Wesley

By: Patrick Marnham

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03867


'Wild Mary' is a remarkable book about a women who was courageous, sensual, talented and ruthless. Readers will enjoy her story not only for its witty anecdotes and devastating one-liners, but also for the intimate portrait it builds of a multi-layered personality in which much was hidden. Mary Wesley talked freely to the author- yet took some of secrets to the grave, leaving behind a number of fascinating clues. The text block is lightly tanned and the D/W shows light w... View more info

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Evelyn Waugh: a Biography

By: Selina Hastings

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Houghton Mifflin: 1994

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03838


Selina Hastings has uncovered a wealth of new material, in particular on Waugh's childhood, his dissipated undergraduate life, first marriage, several love affairs during the 1930s, his turbulent war, and his enduring but thorny relationship with three favourite women of the world. Selina Hastings as written a perceptive, comprehensive and entertaining biography. There is light spotting to the text block, and the D/W has wear to its edges and a small tear on the top back... View more info

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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge

By: Waldegrave, Katie

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03479


Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of best friends: William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the two poetic geniuses who shaped the romantic age. Drawing on a host of sources the author tells the never-before-told story of how two young women, born into greatness, shaped their own legacies. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers

By: Warner, Marina

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Chatto and Windus: 1994

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 03485


The author explores the development of the modern nursery classics, using a wide range of sources, literary and artistic, historical and anthropological, to unfold neglected aspects of the tradition. The D/W shows light wear to the edges and corners. A good clean tight copy. View more info