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Testamentary Acts. Browning. Tennyson. James. Hardy., (HARDY) MILLGATE, MICHAEL (ed):
1 (HARDY) MILLGATE, MICHAEL (ed): Testamentary Acts. Browning. Tennyson. James. Hardy.
Clarendon Press. Oxford 1992 (1st.). 
In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; price label on back. Slight creases to spine.Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 273pp. Discussions of the ways in which authors try to maintain control over their work, even after death. The author examines the difficult role of literary executors called upon to exercise a delegated, hence compromised, authority. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. by Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, Wiliam Carlos Williams with Letters of Protest by G.V.L.Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon., BECKETT, SAMUEL et al:
2 BECKETT, SAMUEL et al: Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. by Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, Wiliam Carlos Williams with Letters of Protest by G.V.L.Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon.
Faber and Faber. London. (1929) 1st edtion. 
8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at bottom end. Handling marks to covers. Small ‘ex-libris’ label and owner’s inscription, dated 1944 to front endpapers. Pages slightly browned. Else a clean and tight copy. 194pp. Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress is a 1929 collection of critical essays, and two letters, on the subject of James Joyce's book Finnegans Wake, then being published in discrete sections under the title Work in Progress. All the essays are by writers who knew Joyce personally and who followed the book through its development. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Middle English Literature. Oxford History of English Literature. Volume1 Part 2. Edited and completed by Douglas Gray., BENNETT, J.A.W. / GRAY, DOUGLAS:
3 BENNETT, J.A.W. / GRAY, DOUGLAS: Middle English Literature. Oxford History of English Literature. Volume1 Part 2. Edited and completed by Douglas Gray.
Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1986 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 496pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small chip to back corner. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A comprehensive and authoritative study of English literature from the Owl and the Nightingale to Piers Plowman. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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No, Not Bloomsbury., BRADBURY, MALCOLM:
4 BRADBURY, MALCOLM: No, Not Bloomsbury.
London. Andre Deutsch. 1987 1st edition 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 373pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; in removable plastic cover. Not price clipped). Spine slightly faded at top. Small marks and indentations to covers. Owners’ nameplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. In this work Bradbury concentrates on his critical writings on British fiction since 1945. They move from his own beginnings as a writer in the 1950s to his recent chairmanship of the Booker Prize judges. These pieces include major critical studies of Angus Wilson, Irish Murdoch, Muriel Spark, Kingsley Amis, John Fowles and other writers. 
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English Literature in the Earlier Seventeenth Century 1600-1660. The Oxford History of English Literature. Second Edition revised., BUSH, DOUGLAS:
5 BUSH, DOUGLAS: English Literature in the Earlier Seventeenth Century 1600-1660. The Oxford History of English Literature. Second Edition revised.
Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1962 2nd edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 680pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Survey of English non-dramatic literature between 1600-1660 covers not only literature but the full written expression of culture and thought. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Mid-Eighteenth Century. The Oxford History of English Literature. Volume VIII. Edited and Completed by Geoffrey Carnall., BUTT, JOHN:
6 BUTT, JOHN: The Mid-Eighteenth Century. The Oxford History of English Literature. Volume VIII. Edited and Completed by Geoffrey Carnall.
Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1979 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 671pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. An account of what was achieved in various genres during a period whcih saw many experiments in poetry and prose fiction, a new approach to writing history and the most famous biography in the English Language. 
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The Spectator; A New Edition, Carefully Revised, In Six Volumes: With Prefaces Historical and Biographical., CHALMERS, Alexander;
7 CHALMERS, Alexander; The Spectator; A New Edition, Carefully Revised, In Six Volumes: With Prefaces Historical and Biographical.
London, Thomas Bosworth, 1854 New edition 
6 volumes. Hardbacks. 9.5 x 6 inches. Quarter-bound in light brown calf leather to spines and corners, with marbled paper covered boards, endpapers and page edges. Red and brown spine labels to each volume, lettered in gilt. With raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spines. In very good conditions. Corners bumped, and edges heavily rubbed, rubbing to spine ends and boards. A couple of nicks to tops of spines. Some small spots to endpapers. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight set. Average 500pp per volume. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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Jane Austen and the Clergy., COLLINS, IRENE:
8 COLLINS, IRENE: Jane Austen and the Clergy.
Hambledon Press. 1994 2nd imp. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 242pp. With b/w illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Light scratches. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Many of Jane Austen’s family and friends were members of the clergy and clergymen appear in all of her novels. The author here describes the lives of clergy of the period and their place and significance in Austen’s work. 
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Which Eye Can You See Me With? Interpreting Folk-Tales: A Writer’s Perspective. The Helen E.Stubbs Memorial Lectures. Number One., CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:
9 CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN: Which Eye Can You See Me With? Interpreting Folk-Tales: A Writer’s Perspective. The Helen E.Stubbs Memorial Lectures. Number One.
Toronto Public Library. 1988 1st edition. 
8vo. In pale maroon limp card covers with black lettering and gryfon to front. 37pp. inc 11pp cat. With b/w illustration at front. In very good condition. Covers slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. Memorial lecture, given in Toronto Canada on the subject of folk tales and their interpretation. The author takes the view that they describe a real everyday world and a world of imagination, and asks which do we choose to see? 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Restoration Comedy 1660-1720., DOBREE, BONAMY:
10 DOBREE, BONAMY: Restoration Comedy 1660-1720.
OUP. 1924 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 7.75 inches. In speckled grey cloth covers with paper title label to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Many pages uncut/unopened. Else a clean and tight copy. 182pp. The author discusses Restoration Comedy and sugests that it was a natural development from late Elizabethan work with some investigation of French influences. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Carlyle and Dickens., GOLDBERG, MICHAEL:
11 GOLDBERG, MICHAEL: Carlyle and Dickens.
University of Georgia Press. Athens. 1972 1st edition. 
Size 7.25 x 10.25 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pale green endpapers. 248pp. With b/w portrait frontis. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks and small hole to front. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Charles Dickens claimed that it was Thomas Carlyle who had influenced him the most. Here the author discusses Carlyle and Dickens and suggests that it was Carlyle’s influence that made Dickens’ later novels so powerful. 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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Minuet. A Critical Survey of French and English Literary Ideas in the Eighteenth Century., GREEN, F.C.:
12 GREEN, F.C.: Minuet. A Critical Survey of French and English Literary Ideas in the Eighteenth Century.
J.M.Dent and Sons Ltd. 1939 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Foxing and other marks. Tear to front top edge. Clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 489pp. The author examines the links between French and English literature and drama in the eighteenth century. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Handbook of Fictitious Names: Being a guide to authors, chiefly in the lighter literature of the XIXth century, who have written under assumed names; and to literary forgers, imposters, plagiarists, and imitators., HAMST, OLPHAR:
13 HAMST, OLPHAR: Handbook of Fictitious Names: Being a guide to authors, chiefly in the lighter literature of the XIXth century, who have written under assumed names; and to literary forgers, imposters, plagiarists, and imitators.
London. John Russell Smith. 1868. 
Size 5.5 x 9.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blind embossed decor to boards. 235pp. 56pp cat. Ex library copy in very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Front board par faded. Corners slightly bumped. Hinges strengthend. Owner’s and Library bookplates to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Occasional pencil notes in margins. Else a clean and tight copy. The author has identified the people behind many of the pen names and pseudonyms used in19th century literature. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Saturnian Quest of John Cowper Powys. A Study of his Prose Works., KNIGHT, G.WILSON:
14 KNIGHT, G.WILSON: The Saturnian Quest of John Cowper Powys. A Study of his Prose Works.
The Harvester Press. Sussex. 1978 2nd edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Light brown endpapers. 139pp. With b/w portrait frontis. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Revised edition of a critique of Powys’ many long and deep works. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Origins of English Nonsense., MALCOLM, NOEL:
15 MALCOLM, NOEL: The Origins of English Nonsense.
HarperCollins Publishers. 1997 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Purple endpapers. 329pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small chip to top edge of spine. Not price clipped). Small marks to front. Pages slightly browned around edges. Else a clean and tight copy. An anthology and discussion of the origins and development of nonsense verse in the seventeenth century. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dostoievsky., POWYS, JOHN COWPER:
16 POWYS, JOHN COWPER: Dostoievsky.
London. John Lane The Bodley Head. 1946 1st edition. 
Size 4.5 x 6.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. 208pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Handling and other small marks. Price clipped). Damp marks to boards. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Powys’ critique of Dostoievsky. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Centre and Circumference Essays in English Romanticism., VARIOUS:
17 VARIOUS: Centre and Circumference Essays in English Romanticism.
Kirihara Shoten. Tokyo. 1995 
8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to black title label on spine. With dustwrapper. Brown endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks to front fly leaf. Not price clipped). Neat dedicatory inscription to front endpaper, signed by member of the Editorial Board. Else a very clean and tight copy. 699pp. Essays written by mainly Japanese academics, but in English. Subjects include William Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley, Byron, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Bronte and more. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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English Literature. Chaucer to Bernard Shaw., WARD, A.C.:
18 WARD, A.C.: English Literature. Chaucer to Bernard Shaw.
Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1958 1st thus. 
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 628pp. With b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at ends. Not price clipped). Inscription to front endpaper, dated 1958. Else a clean and tight copy. Originally published as three separate volumes, here offered as one volume with fewer illustrations, none in colour. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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