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HOURS IN A LIBRARY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie Stephen; Jonathan Steinberg.
Stock no. 1827049
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Very good condition.

Introduction by Jonathan Steinberg. A series of essays. Blue cloth. Gilt titles and decoration. B/w illustrations. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which is partly split at top open edges.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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THE FOREST OF MEDIEVAL ROMANCE: AVERNUS, BROCELIANDE, ARDEN
Written by Corinne J. Saunders.
Stock no. 1826582
Published by D.S. Brewer. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author employs close textual analysis and comparison within a chronological framework to show how the forest of medieval romance developed as a literary construction with its own logic, associations and ramifications. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0859913813. SIGNED by the author to verso of front endpaper with dedication. Small knock to lower edge of boards. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, grubby to rear panel with a small closed tear to top edge.

Price: £58.00 £49.30.

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SHIPBOARD LITERARY CULTURES: READING, WRITING AND PERFORMING AT SEA
Written by Susann Liebich; Laurence Publicover.
Stock no. 1825148
Published by Palgrave Macmillan. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.

Maritime Literature and Culture series. The essays collected within this volume ask how literary practices are shaped by the experience of being at sea. Edited by Liebich and Publicover. Matt blue pictorial boards. ISBN: 9783030853389. Lower corners of boards bumped. Rear board lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

Price: £75.00 £63.75.

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READING AND RIGHTING
Written by Robert Leeson.
Stock no. 1323224
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. The past, present and future of fiction for the young. ISBN: 0001844156. SIGNED by author, with inscription on title page. Covers a little edge rubbed and unevenly browned.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ART WRITING
Written by Martin Gayford; Karen Wright.
Stock no. 1819790
Published by Viking. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

620 pages including index. The most lively and readable writing on art. ISBN: 0670867594. Browning to text block and page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE AMBIVALENCE OF BERNARD MANDEVILLE
Written by Hector Monro.
Stock no. 1818868
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A consideration of The Fable of the Bees and also Mandeville's little-known other books including a pamphlet on public executions and another on public brothels, a medical treatise on nervous indigestion.Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198120613. Light browning to text block. Blue dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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PICTURE-BOOK WORLD
Written by Bettina Hurlimann; Brian W. Alderson.
Stock no. 1705877
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Modern picture-books for children from twenty-four countries with a bio-biographical supplement by Elizabeth Waldmann. Colour illustrations. 216 pages. Board edges worn with bumped corners. Ink stamps to prelims. Wrapper faded and grubby with edge-creasing and chipping.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 1
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 1705875
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Early Years C. 1550- c. 1739. Volume one ONLY. ISBN: 0877543755. Publisher Allen Lane Stickers added with additional ISBN of 0713916966. Wrapper grubby.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 2 1550-1739 THE EARLY YEARS
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 1705874
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

372 pages. ISBN: 0877543763. Publisher Allen Lane Stickers added with additional ISBN of 0713916974. Wrapper torn with some loss.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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CHANGING TIMES
Written by Deirdre Beddoe.
Stock no. 820546
Published by Honno. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Welsh women writing on the 1950s and 1960s. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870206533. SIGNED by the author to first page. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 1
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 820352
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Early Years C. 1550- c. 1739. Volume one ONLY. ISBN: 0877543755. Wrapper grubby.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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MYTHS OF MODERN INDIVIDUALISM
Written by Ian Watt.
Stock no. 814180
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Robinson Crusoe. A critical account - historical, cultural, moral and aesthetic - of how four great Western myths have insinuated themselves into the actualities of modern culture. B/w illustrations. 293 pages includes index. ISBN: 0521480116. Book: name in ink to front endpaper.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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