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Modern English Prose: second series, Boas, Guy (ed)
1 Boas, Guy (ed) Modern English Prose: second series
Macmillan & Co. 1938 Hardback without dust wrapper Good 
Some cover wear. Publisher's 'Specimen' stamp on endpaper. 234 pp. 715132 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Lacon: or Many things in few words; addressed to those who think [TWO VOLUMES (of 2)], Colton, the Rev. C C
2 Colton, the Rev. C C Lacon: or Many things in few words; addressed to those who think [TWO VOLUMES (of 2)]
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green 1829 Leather bound hardback. Good. 
Half leather on marbled boards (worn.) Volume 1 has a small split to base of hinge, and a 1cm piece missing from backstrip. Considerable wear to covers, but bindings tight and text blocks clean. A hotchpotch of reflections, anecdotes, aphorisms, homespun philosophy, literary critiques, poems, essays, etc., etc. 688012 
Price: 49.50 GBP
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Violets and Vinegar: An Anthology of Women's Writings and Sayings, Cooper, Jilly, and Tom Hartman
3 Cooper, Jilly, and Tom Hartman Violets and Vinegar: An Anthology of Women's Writings and Sayings
George Allen and Unwiin 1980 0048080276 / 9780048080271 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine. Very Good. Some black-and-white decorations in text. 
Wrapper has edge wear and a small closed tear. 231pp including index. 675030 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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Anatomy of Oxford, Day-Lewis, c, and Charles Fenby
4 Day-Lewis, c, and Charles Fenby Anatomy of Oxford
Jonathan Cape 1938 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy 
EX-library with the usual stamps and imperfections. Some overall wear. 318pp including index . An anthology of pieces from the great and the good relating to Oxford (the University, not the City.) 780137 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Flowers of Delight: An agreeable garland of prose and poetry culled from the Osborne Collection of early children's' books., de Vries, Leonard
5 de Vries, Leonard Flowers of Delight: An agreeable garland of prose and poetry culled from the Osborne Collection of early children's' books.
Montreal: McClelland and Stewart 1965 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Good Embellished with some 750 elegant Woodcuts and Engravings on Wood and Copper of which upwards of 125 are neatly coloured. 
Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) has edge wear. 4to: 232pp. Selected with greatest care from Books for juvenile Minds 1765 - 1830. The agreeable in the title is an understatement of some order. This is a delightful book. 729011 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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No Man Is An Island: A selection from the prose of John Donne., Donne, John, selected, edited and introduced by Rivers Scott
6 Donne, John, selected, edited and introduced by Rivers Scott No Man Is An Island: A selection from the prose of John Donne.
The Folio Society 2004 Hardcover in slipcase AS NEW UNREAD Slipcase as new Illustrated in black-and-white with art works, facsimile pages, etc. 
198pp. A nice clean unread copy. 742072 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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7 Drew, Alfred and Barry Robinson Prose And Verse Speaking For Schools Book Five
George G Harrap & Co Ltd 1936 Paperback Good. 
Some overall wear. 111 pp. 681104 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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The Lover's Companion: The Pleasures, Joys and Anguish of Loving, Edited by: Howard, Elizabeth Jane
8 Edited by: Howard, Elizabeth Jane The Lover's Companion: The Pleasures, Joys and Anguish of Loving
David and Charles 1978 071537432X / 9780715374320 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good. Very Good. 
Light shelf wear only. Pencil note on last page. Includes index, pp.214. 676110 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Selections of English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580 - 1889), Garnett, James M (ed)
9 Garnett, James M (ed) Selections of English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580 - 1889)
Boston: Ginn and Co 1899 Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy 
Some overall wear. Front endpaper replaced. (ix), 701pp. 761114 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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A Book of Britain: an Anthology  of Words and Pictures, Hadfield, John
10 Hadfield, John A Book of Britain: an Anthology of Words and Pictures
Hulton Press 1959 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with photographs, art works, etc. 
Wrapper shows signs of wear at spine ends. 256pp including index of authors and artists 765211 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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A Book of Delights: an anthology of words and pictures, Hadfield, John (ed)
11 Hadfield, John (ed) A Book of Delights: an anthology of words and pictures
Edward Hulton 1959 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with photographs, art works, etc., 
Wrapper (price clipped) shows signs of wear at edges and spine ends. 256p including index of authors and notes on the illustrations. 765339 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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A Book of Delights: An anthology of words and pictures., Hadfield, John (ed)
12 Hadfield, John (ed) A Book of Delights: An anthology of words and pictures.
Hulton Press 1954 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Illustrated with colour and black-and-white plates throughout. 
Some shelf wear. 4to: 266pp including notes on the (copious) illustrations, and an index of the contributors. 674125 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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A Hundred Fragments from Favourite Authors, Herbert, Edward (Ed.)
13 Herbert, Edward (Ed.) A Hundred Fragments from Favourite Authors
Author No date given First Edition Hardback no dust wrapper Fine 
69pp. One man's literary favourites. Nicely produced and privately printed little anthology. 114102 
Price: 8.55 GBP
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14 Hope, David The Fireside Book of David Hope 1976
D C Thomson 1975 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good Illustrated in colour from art works 
Wrapper shows signs of wear at edges. A picture and a poem for every mood. 790010 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Book of Nonsense, Jennings, Paul (ed)
15 Jennings, Paul (ed) The Book of Nonsense
Raven Books 1977 0354040375 / 9780354040372 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine 
Light shelf wear only. Bookplate on front pastedown. 424pp. A definitive anthology of British and American humorous poetry and prode 785234 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume One [SECOND EDITION], Lauter, Paul
16 Lauter, Paul The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume One [SECOND EDITION]
D C Heath & Co 1994 066932972X / 9780669329728 Large format paperback Very Good 
In 'once read' condition 2965pp. including index Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 777160 
Price: 24.95 GBP
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Pleasures of New Writing : An Anthology of Poems, Stories and Other Prose Pieces from the Pages of New Writing, Lehmann, John (ed)
17 Lehmann, John (ed) Pleasures of New Writing : An Anthology of Poems, Stories and Other Prose Pieces from the Pages of New Writing
John Lehmann 1952 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good 
430 pp. Light shelf wear only. Contributors include William Plomer, Rosamond Lehmann, W.H.Auden, C Day Lewis, Stephen Spender, George Orwell, Roy Fuller, Laurie Lee, George Barker, Elizabeth Bowen, Laurence Durrell, Edith Sitwell, Louis MacNeice, Tennessee Williams and many others 635051 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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The Oxford Book of Oxford, Morris, Jan (ed)
18 Morris, Jan (ed) The Oxford Book of Oxford
Oxford University Press [OUP] 1978 019214104X / 9780192141040 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Good Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
EX-library with the usual stamps and imperfections. Wrapper in clear protective jacket. 402pp including glossary and index . An anthology of pieces from the great and the good, tracing the history of the University from the beginning of the 13th century through to 1945. 780140 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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An Anthology of Erotic Prose, Parker, Derek (ed)
19 Parker, Derek (ed) An Anthology of Erotic Prose
TheSoftback Preview 1992 Large format paperback Near Fine 
Some cover wear, but unread. 256pp including indexes to both authors and sources. Here humour rubs shoulders with the sensual and sexually charged, making for an eclectic and unpredictable anthology which will both delight and entertain its reader. Most of the usual suspects, (Fanny Hill, Lady Chatterley, etc) plus contributions from writers such as Sir Thomas Malory and Mark Twain, not normally known for the sexy stuff. 114589 
Price: 6.30 GBP
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20 Pudney, John (ed), A P Herbert, Eleanor Farjeon, Paul Jennings, Cyril Ray, H E Bates, and many others. The Leisure- Hour Companion
The Companion Book Club 1957 Hardback without dust wrapper. Very Good Illustrated with colour plates, full page drawings, cartoons, etc. 
Light shelf wear. 338pp. An anthology of short stories, essays, poems, cartoons and other delights, on subjects as diverse as Seven ways of eating a steak, Penshurst Place, Grandparents, the Thatcher's craft, and Youth in Dublin. 610034 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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