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Grave and Gay, A Percival Needler
1 A Percival Needler Grave and Gay
London & Hull A Brown & Sons Limited 1943 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
A collection of short biographical pieces and essays - Sir Thomas Fairfax; Samuel Pepys; David Hartley; Richard Trevithick; Lytton Strachey. Darkened blue covers with gilt lettering, sound binding, light foxing to prelims, clean pages. Black and White illustrations No dust-jacket. Small book plate on inside of front cover (Ex Libris Leslie Powell 1926-2006). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14815060063. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Goethe, Albert Schweitzer, translated by Mrs C E B Russell
2 Albert Schweitzer, translated by Mrs C E B Russell Goethe
London Adam and Charles Black 1949 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
The first two chapters of this boiok were addresses delivered at Frankfort on Main and the third is an essay by Dr. Schweitzer which was first published in the French review "Europe". Firm green covers are lightly marked, sunned spine has silver lettering, sound binding, date and previous price on front end-paper, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14513020122. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Leaves in the Wind, Alpha of the Plough
3 Alpha of the Plough Leaves in the Wind
London & Toronto; New York J M Dent and Sons Ltd; E P Dutton & Co 1928 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Green covers with black lettering on spine and blind motif on front cover, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05919111015. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Self and Self-Management, Essays about Existing, Arnold Bennett
4 Arnold Bennett Self and Self-Management, Essays about Existing
London, New York, Toronto Hodder & Stoughton No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean dark green covers with dull yellow lettering on spine and cover, sound binding, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11319101106. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Women's Writing in Stuart England : The Mother's Legacies of Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Joscelin and Elizabeth Richardson, Brown, Sylvia (ed)
5 Brown, Sylvia (ed) Women's Writing in Stuart England : The Mother's Legacies of Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Joscelin and Elizabeth Richardson
Stroud, Gloucestershire Sutton 1999 0750918551 / 9780750918558 First Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Crisp clean covers, sound binding, clean pages and inside covers, corners are lightly rubbed. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0750918551. ISBN/EAN: 9780750918558. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05916082083. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Paperback 
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Four Studies in Loyalty, Christopher Sykes, introduction by David Pryce Jones
6 Christopher Sykes, introduction by David Pryce Jones Four Studies in Loyalty
London Century Hutchinson Ltd 1986 No ISBN Revised Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean crisp covers, sound binding, previous price showing on half title page, clean pages. No dust jacket, as published. Small book plate on inside of front cover (Ex Libris Leslie Powell 1926-2006). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05915111079. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Paperback 
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MADOG, An Arts Magazine Volume 1 Number 1, Curtis, Tony (ed)
7 Curtis, Tony (ed) MADOG, An Arts Magazine Volume 1 Number 1
The Polytechnic of Wales 1978 No ISBN First Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 10" x 8" approx 
Type-style text. Coontents are: Television, the flow and the Text by John Fiske; Two Poems (It's Raining andGaelic Singer) by Norman MacCraig; Two Poeems (Black and Other) by Jeremy Hooker; Crabbe's The Village by Peter Wilson; Two Poems (Dawn at Rhoose and Jane Russell at the Old Beeb) by John Tripp; A Poem (The Message is Confined to the Species) by Charles Simic; A Poem (Eschatology) by George Hitchcock; A Story, The Arrest, by Emyr Humphreys; Vision and Banality, Malcolm Lowry's "The Bravest Boat" by G R Garnett; A Poem (Coming From the Bay) by Alan Perry; A Poem (Webster) by Peter Thabit Jones; Poetry Review, The Fead End of Wales by Andrew Clark. Advertisements at rear. Size: 10" x 8" approx. 68 pages. Crisp clean covers, sound stapled binding, clean pages and inside covers. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05316102231. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Paperback 
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Selections From Matthew Arnold's Prose, D C Somervell, Matthew Arnold
8 D C Somervell, Matthew Arnold Selections From Matthew Arnold's Prose
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1924 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean dark green covers with gilt lettering aon spine and blind lettering on the front, sound binding, slightly darkened end-papers, clean pages. Publisher's catalogue at rear. xxii, 197, 8. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05219081004. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Miscellanies, the Fifth Volume, Dr Swift and others
9 Dr Swift and others Miscellanies, the Fifth Volume
London C Davis and C Bathurst 1751 No ISBN Fifth Edition Corrected Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Rubbed brown leather covers with gilt lining, bumped corners, worn spine-ends, split in leather on front joint, front end-paper missing, bookplate on inside of front cover, internal binding otherwise sound, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500g. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05912050108. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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New Critical Essays, Dylan Thomas, edited by Walford Davies
10 Dylan Thomas, edited by Walford Davies New Critical Essays
London J M Dent and Sons Ltd 1972 0460039709 / 9780460039703 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
Missing front end-paper. Crisp clean dust-jacket, fresh covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0460039709. ISBN/EAN: 9780460039703. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05920011024. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Dylan Thomas, Dylan Thomas; introduction by Michael O'Mara
11 Dylan Thomas; introduction by Michael O'Mara Dylan Thomas
London Book Club Associates (BCA) 1976 No ISBN Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
Pages are darkened. Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05320011015. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Quite Early One Morning, broadcasts by Dylan Thomas, Dylan Thomas; preface by Aneirin Talfan Davies
12 Dylan Thomas; preface by Aneirin Talfan Davies Quite Early One Morning, broadcasts by Dylan Thomas
London J M Dent and Sons Ltd 1954 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean blue covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. First impression. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14519121164. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Chorpus Christi, Essays on The Church and the Eucharist, E L Mascall
13 E L Mascall Chorpus Christi, Essays on The Church and the Eucharist
London Longmans Green and Co Ltd 1960 No ISBN Fourth Impression Hardcover Very Good Condition Good etc. 
Unclipped dust-jacket is darkened and has short splits over joint-ends, lightly marked dark red covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, clean pages, previous owner's details at the front. Size: etc.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70820031174. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
Price: 27.00 GBP
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Baconian Essays, E W Smithson, introduction and two essays by Sir George Greenwood
14 E W Smithson, introduction and two essays by Sir George Greenwood Baconian Essays
London Cecil Palmer 1922 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Purple covers with faded spine and edges, darkened paper spine-label, bumped spine-ends and corners, clean uncut (untrimmed) pages. Presentation plate on inside of front cover to the the Bacon Society Circulating Library from Bertram G Theobald (author of "Enter Francis Bacon. The Case for Bacon as the True "Shakespeare", published by Cecil Palmer, 1932). No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05217081069. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Soundings, Essays Concerning Christian Understanding, edited by A R Vidler
15 edited by A R Vidler Soundings, Essays Concerning Christian Understanding
Cambridge Cambridge at the University Press 1962 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean red covers, rubbed black title-label on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70116031147. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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All Clever Men, Who Make Their Way: Critical Discourse in the Old South, Edited by Michael O'Brien
16 Edited by Michael O'Brien All Clever Men, Who Make Their Way: Critical Discourse in the Old South
Fayetteville University of Arkansas Press 1982 0938626094 / 9780938626091 Hardcover 
Blue illustrated dust-jacket has lightly sunned spine and shelf-wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. End-papers are pasted down to inside covers. Crisp clean covers, sound binding, clean pages and inside covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0938626094. ISBN/EAN: 9780938626091. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60416052129. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Law and Opinion in England in the 20th (Twentieth) Century, edited by Morris Ginsberg
17 edited by Morris Ginsberg Law and Opinion in England in the 20th (Twentieth) Century
London Stevens & Sons Limited 1959 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Fair 
Darkened unclipped dust-jacket with chips and short tears on the upper edge, clean blue covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12016031098. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spenser, Vol. I. Life of Spenser, Essays, Edmund Spenser, edited by Rev. Alexander B Grosart et al.
18 Edmund Spenser, edited by Rev. Alexander B Grosart et al. The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spenser, Vol. I. Life of Spenser, Essays
Private Circulation Only 1882 No ISBN Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
100 Copies only. Title page Printed in red and black. Previous owner's bookplate on inside of front cover previous owner - (Bertram G Theobald, Brighton author of "Enter Francis Bacon. The Case for Bacon as the True "Shakespeare", published by Cecil Palmer, 1932). Printed dedication to Alfred Lord Tennyson. Faded and lightly marked green covers with gilt decoration and lettering, bumped corners, sound binding, brown end-papers, clean uncut (untrimmed) pages. Essays are: Characteristics of Spencer's Poetry by Aubrey de Vere; Spenser the Poet and Teacher by Edward Dowden; Certain Aspects of the Poetry of Spenser by W B Philpot; The Introduction and Outlook of Spenser by William Hubbard. One volume of the 10-volume set. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05317081075. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Hardcover 
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Twenty Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions, plus Three Additional Sermons, Preached between 1634 and 1662 including Sermon at St. Margaret's Westminster on June 28 1660, Return of Charles II, Edward Reynolds, Dean of Christ Church
19 Edward Reynolds, Dean of Christ Church Twenty Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions, plus Three Additional Sermons, Preached between 1634 and 1662 including Sermon at St. Margaret's Westminster on June 28 1660, Return of Charles II
London George Thomason at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Churchyart, printed by Tho. Ratcliffe 1660 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Main title in red and black, each sermon also is prefaced by a separate title, in some cases also a dedication or other additional leaves. Also contains three additional sermons not listed on the title-page including one in St Margaret's Westminster on June 28, 1660, the day of Thanksgivings for the Return of Charles II. Full leather binding. Covers are rubbed, bumped and worn and the front cover is detached, the spine is almost entirely missing and whar remains is darkened, curled and hardened. Internal binding has significant separation in Sermon XII but is just holding here, elsewhere internal binding is sound. The front end-paper (darkened, torn and curled) has name and date 1766 and note referring to last sermon, also name, date and note of 1707. Title page and pages are a little darkened but are otherwise clean except the last sermon which has significant underlining presumable by the 1766 owner. Sermons contained are: I. The Shields of the Earth: A sermon preached before the Reverend Judges, Sir Richard Hutton, and Sir George Cook, at the Assises holden at Northampton, February 25 1634, The Text on Psalm 47.9 ,Printed by Tho. Ratcliffe for George Thomasom at the sign of the Rose and Crown, 1659, 33pp ; II. A Sermon touching the Peace and edification of the Church; Preached at the Second Triennial Visitation of the Right Reverend Father in God, Francis Lord Bishop of Daventry in Northamptonshire, July 12 1637, Rom. 14.19, idem, 46pp.; III. Self-Denial: Opened and applyed in a Sermon before the Reverend Assembly of Divines, On a Day of their Private Humiliation, Mat.16.24, idem 47pp.; IV. Animal Homo, Concio latine Habita ad Academicis Oxoniensis, nono die Octob. 1649. pro inchoando Termino, I Cor. 2.14. idem 36pp; V. Joy in the Lord: Opened in a Sermon preached at Pauls, May 6 16??, Phil. 4.4. idem, 39pp ; VI. True Gain; Opened in a Sermon preached at Pauls, November 9 1656, Mat. 16.20 idem , 36pp.; VII. The Peace of Jerusalem; A Sermon preached in the Parliament House, Jan 9 1956, Being a Day of Private Humiliation kept by the Members thereof, Psalm 122. 6,8,9. idem, 34pp; VIII. Deaths Advantage or The Gain of Death: Opened in a Sermon preached the Last Summer at Northampton, at the Funeral of Peter Whalley Esq. thenMajor of the Said Town, Phi. 1.21. idem, 31pp; IX. Sions Praises, Opened in a Sermon preached before the Right Honourable the Lord Major, Aldermen and Common-Council of London, on the day of Solemn Thanksgiving unto God for his long and gracious preservation of that great City etc., Psalm 147. 12,13,14,15., idem but 1657, 30pp; X. A Sermon touching the use of Human or Humane Learning: Prached in Mercers Chappel at the Funeral of that Learned Gentleman, Mr Joh. Langley, a late School-Master of St. Pauls School in London on the 21 day of Septemb. 1657, Acts 7.22, idem but1658, 34pp.; XI. The Comfort and Crown of Great Actions: In a Sermon Preached, December 4 1657, Before the Honourable East-India Company, Neh, 13.31. idem but 1659, 31pp; XII. The Rich Mans Charge: Deliverd in a Sermon at the Spittle upon Monday in Easter Week, Apr. 12 1658 before the Lord Major etc I Tim. 6. 17,18,19, idem but1659, 50pp; XIII. God's Fidelity the Churches Safety: Opened in a Sermon preached before the Lord Major, Aldermen and Common-Counsel on Wednesday, a day of Humiliation by them appointed, Septemb. 15 1658, Ezra 9.15, idem, 39pp; XIV. The Substance of Two Sermons, (Brotherly Reconciliatons) one touching composing of Controversies, Another touching Unity of Judgement of Love amongst Brethren, Preached in two Honourable Conventions of Parliament, Phil.3.15,16, idem but 1659, 3pp; XV. Another touching Unity of Judgement and Love amongst Brethren (Britherly Agreement), Preached in two Honourable Conventions of Parliament - the former Jan. 27 1657, the other Feb 4 1658. Phil. 2.12, 3299; XVI. The Brand pluck'd out of the Fire; A Sermon preached before the Lord Major, Aldermen and Companies of London on Noveb. 5 at St. Pauls 1659, Zach. 3.12, ,Printed by Tho. Ratcliffe for George Thomasom at the sign of the Rose and Crown, 1659, 37pp ; XVII. The Misery of a Deserted People; Opened in a Sermon preached at St Pauls before the Lord Major, Aldermen, and Common-Counsel, Decemb.2 1659being a Day of Solemn Humiliation by them appointed. Hosea9.12, idem, 43pp; XVIII. The Wall and Glory of Jerusalem: In a Sermon preached in St. Paul's Church London, before the Lord Major, Lord General etc. on Feb. 28 1659 being a Day of Thanksgiving unto God for restoring the Parliament and Common Councel, Zach. 2.5, idem but 1660, 31pp; XIX. The Author and Subject of Healing in the Church; Set forth in a Sermon, preached before the Right Honourable the Parliament of England at St Margarets Church in Westminster, on Wednesday April 25 1660 being the first day of their Assembly, Mal. 4. 2,3, idem 37pp; XX. The Meanes and Method of Healing in the Church: Set forth in a Sermon, Preached before the Right Honourable the House of Peers in Westminster Abbey, April 30 1660 being a day of Solemn Humiliation by them appointed, 2 Chron. 7.13,14, idem, 42pp; and also: XXI. Divine Efficacy Without Humane Power: Opened in a Sermon, Preached at St. Margaret's Church in Westminster before the Right Honourable House of Commons. June 28, 1660 Being the day of solemn Thanksgivings for the happy Returne of the Kings Majesty, Zach. 4.6, idem, 43pp; XXII. The Lord's Property in His Redeemed People Opened in a Sermon at St. Paul's Church, London. October 28,1660, I Cor. 6. 19,20, idem, 37pp; XXIII. Preaching of Chris:. Opened in a Sermon Preached at St. Peter's Church in the City of Norwich at an Ordination, Septemb. 22 1661, Augustin. Epist. 203, idem but 1662, 48pp. First edition of this collection, first edition of some parts, other parts are early editions. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70620031133. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations.. Hardcover 
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Suggestive Lives and Thoughts of Brief Studies, Literary, Biographical, and Religious for Every Day in the Year, Edwin Hodder
20 Edwin Hodder Suggestive Lives and Thoughts of Brief Studies, Literary, Biographical, and Religious for Every Day in the Year
London John Murray 1898 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Dark blue covers with gilt lettering on spine, simple blind decoration on front cover, lightly worn spine ends and corners, sound binding, no free front end-paper (possibly missing), light foxing to half-title, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70119101071. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations.. Hardcover 
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