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Argosy Magazine November 1949

By: N/A

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated PressLtd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000285


Stories by Neil Bell, Powys Mathers, George Bradshaw, Liam O'Flaherty, James Martin Young, Alis de Sola and others. Good clear text, spine slant, front hinge loose, slight foxing to edges. Very good copy for age. View more info

Argosy Magazine October 1960

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000286


Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Agatha Christie, Shandy Lil by H E Bates, together with stories by David Walker, Brian Cleeve, Berkely Mather, Jane Gaskell and others. Spine slanted with a little wear, some foxing to page edges and marking to covers. View more info

Argosy Magazine July 1962

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000289


Stories by David Walker, Michael Gilbert, V S Pritchett, Robert Graves, Darrell Bates and others. Covers marked and creased, spine creased, cover inscribed. View more info

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Argosy Magazine February 1974

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001844


Collection of stories by John Banville, Barr Darvel and others. Minor shelfwear and sunning to edges, and crossword on final page has been partially completed, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Suspense August 1960 Vol 3 No 8

By: N/A

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Fleetway: 1960

Seller ID: 002667


Short stories by Victor Canning, Pearl S Buck, Julian Symons and others, with a complete novel, "Life on Mars" by Wernher von Braun. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Spine creased, with splits to top and bottom. Cover somewhat soiled and page edges tanned, fair reading copy. View more info

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The Royal Treasury of Story and Song - Part V: The Enchanted Garden

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008331


Attractive anthology including Greek myths and Arthurian legend - Kingsley, Tennyson, Arnold, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Rossetti, Anderson, etc. 272pp, illustrated with colour and black and white plates and line drawings to the text . Art Deco design to front board. Some bumping to spine and corners, sunning to edges, foxing and former owners' names to endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Fact and Fiction

By: A S Cairncross

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001719


The Scholar's Library series. Anthology of writing under the headings Myth and Fable, Youth, History, Scenes From the Novelists, Many Lands and Wit and Humour. Authors include Charles Kingsley, Thomas de Quincey, Charles Darwin, Samuel Smiles and J B Priestley. Publisher's blind stamp to front board, gilt lettering and border to spine. Boards slightly bowed, corners and spine bumped, page edges a little soiled. Former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Harvest of a Quiet Eye - A Selection of Scientific Quotations

By: Alan L Mackay, Maurice Ebison (Editor), Sir Peter Mdawar (Foreword)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London & Bristol, The Institute of Physics: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006972


A personal selection of scientific quotations, illustrating what has been said about science over the centuries. 192pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings to the text. Gilt lettering to spine. Coloured endpapers, top edges tinted. Minor lean to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and fading, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Out-of-Doors Book

By: Arthur Stanley (Selected & Arranged)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001665


Anthology of inspiring pieces written about travelling through the English countryside. Illustrated with wood engravings by the Editor. Gilt lettering to spine. Some foxing to page edges, top edges dusty, bumping to spine and corners. Previous owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ is worn to the edges, with one 3" tear to the back and several smaller tears and nicks and marking to spine and back. View more info

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The Bedside Book

By: Arthur Stanley (Editor)

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1944

Edition: Abridged Wartime Edition

Seller ID: 001667


"A miscellany for the quiet hours" containing a variety of songs, poems, articles and descriptive passages. Gilt lettering to spine somewhat faded, page edges and margins sunned, and some bumping to spine and corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Countryside Tales

By: Blackwood

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Wm Blackwood & Sons Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 001394


A collection of rural tales by a variety of authors. Gilt lettering to spine slightly faded. Bottom edges uncut. Previous owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has several small nicks and tears to edges and is a little grubby, otherwise intact. View more info

Strange Tales

By: Blackwood

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Wm Blackwood & Sons Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001407


24 mysterious stories of ghosts, shadows and curiosities from a variety of authors. 521pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Some staining to front board, reverse of last page slightly stained, small splits to right hinge. Dedication to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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A Printer's Christmas Books

By: Brooke Crutchley

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Privately Printed at the University Printing House: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005899


Retrospective last volume in the series of Christmas keepsakes produced by the University Printer at Cambridge between 1930 and 1973 for his friends and colleagues in the publishing industry. Foreword by Euan Phillips. 39pp illustrated with monochrome drawings from the series, by various artists including Gordon Cullen and Edward Ardizzone and a fold-out drawing by David Gentleman. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing to spine and a few tiny spots, otherwise near fine ... View more info

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The Penguin Book of English Short Stories

By: Christopher Dolley (Editor)

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004237


Anthology of 16 short stories by a variety of writers, including James Joyce, Evelyn Waugh, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, H G Wells, Somerset Maugham, Virginia Woolf, D H Lawrence and others. Slight marking and creasing to cover, reading creases to spine and sunning to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Fifty Years 1882 - 1932

By: Contributors to the Times

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000181


A composite picture of the period 1882-1932 seen through articles written by twenty-seven contributors to The Times. Illustrated throughout with many black and white photographs. A few pages creased at the bottom edge. Top of pages dusty. Page edges marked and tanned. Spine faded. Front cover has remnants of a label stuck on. Inscription inside front cover. View more info

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The Argosy Bedside Book

By: D M Sutherland (Editor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001657


A collection of stories reprinted from Argosy Magazine, featuring a variety of authors, including Eric Linklater, W Somerset Maugham, Joan Aiken, Ray Bradbury, Theodore Sturgeon and others. 242pp. Illustrated with ten pages of black and white plates. Left hinge cracked, with damage to front pastedown where front endpaper has been removed. Scrape to back endpaper, sellotape mark to half-title page. Some discolouration to page edges, otherwise good copy, no library stamps.... View more info

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Anthology of British Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present Day

By: Dale Spender and Janet Todd (Editors)

Price: £4.25

Publisher: London, Boston Sydney & Wellington, Pandora: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000470


Comprehensive selection of writing by over 60 women writers, covering six hundred years, including classic favourites such as Jane Austen and Mary Shelley. as well as modern works published for the first time. Creasing to spine, front and back cover. Usual library markings. Edges of book quite worn, 3" tear to backcover along spine. Page edges marked. Otherwise good copy. Heavy book, please check for extra postage. View more info

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English Short Stories

By: David Hughes (Ed)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000356


Collection includes stories by Mrs Gaskell, Dickens, Trollope, Wilkie Collins, Hardy, Conrad, Conan Doyle, Kipling, D H Lawrence and others. Attractive two-tone green cloth board cover with red and gold design and dark green endpapers. tiny mark to cover, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions, but missing slipcase. View more info

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Lines on the Underground: An Anthology for London Travellers - 7 Volumes

By: Dorothy Meade & Tatiana Wolff

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004772


Collection of anthologies, each featuring writing about places along a line on the London Underground - one each for the Piccadilly, District, Northern, Central, Circle, Metropolitan/ Hammersmith & City, Bakerloo & Jubilee lines. 32pp in each volume. (Different ISBN numbers for each). Minimal edgewear and slight marking to back of one book, otherwise near fine and unread. View more info

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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

By: Edmund Gosse

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1909

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007156


Anthology of English writing from 1660 to 1780. 415pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, top edges rough-cut and somewhat soiled, remains of label to front board, a few pencil lines to margins and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info