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Journalism and Essays

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Journalism and Essays

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1 Harris Magazine Volume 2
Calne: C & T Harris 1928 Hardback without dust wrapper. Good Illustrated in mono 
Binding a bit slack; Owners name on endpaper. 116593 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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The Strand Magazine: 1894  - Volume seven- January to June
2 The Strand Magazine: 1894 - Volume seven- January to June
Strand Magazine 1894 Hardback without dust wrapper. Good reading copy Illustrated throughout text by Sidney Paget and others, with photographs, drawings, cartoons, artworks, etc. 
Blue buckram on bevelled boards, with black pictorial decoration and titles. Some bumping, rubbing and general shelf wear to boards. Spine cracked in a couple of places. Cloth split along hinges. pencil inscription on endpaper. 580023 
Price: 17.96 GBP
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Essays Literary and Critical, Arnold, Matthew
3 Arnold, Matthew Essays Literary and Critical
J M Dent 1907 Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good Everyman's Library 'Belles Lettres' Series 
A nice crisp clean copy. Light shelf wear only. 380 pp . Terra-cotta buckram with gilt and blind-stamped art nouveau decoration and titles. 714169 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Amusements Serious and Comical, and other works, Brown, Tom, edited by Arthur Hayward
4 Brown, Tom, edited by Arthur Hayward Amusements Serious and Comical, and other works
George Routledge 1927 First Edition thus Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good With 16 black-and-white plates, mostly art works, including a frontispiece portrait of Tom Brown. 
Some cover wear. 4to: 476pp including index . Thomas Brown, also known as Tom Brown (1662 1704) was an English translator and writer of satire. Britannica summed him up thus: He was the author of a great variety of poems, letters, dialogues and lampoons, full of humour and erudition, but coarse and scurrilous. His writings have a certain value for the knowledge they display of low life in London. 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. 750020 
Price: 17.96 GBP
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An Indian Summer, Cameron, James
5 Cameron, James An Indian Summer
Readers Union 1975 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good plus Worn 
Wrapper has considerable edge wear. 224pp. 765384 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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Heroes and Hero Worship, Carlyle, Thomas
6 Carlyle, Thomas Heroes and Hero Worship
Collins Clear-type Press No date given [mid-1930s] Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Worn Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 
Light shelf wear . Wrapper has considerable edge wear, with some loss a spine ends. 312pp. 738130 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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Nelson Classics: Selected Essays, Carlyle, Thomas
7 Carlyle, Thomas Nelson Classics: Selected Essays
Thomas Nelson No date given [mid-1930s] Hardback with dust wrapper Good to Very Good Good 
Some shelf wear. Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) price clipped and with edge wear. Spine sunned. 478pp. 738128 
Price: 11.25 GBP
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The Americans: Fifty Letters from America on our Life and Times., Cooke, Alistair
8 Cooke, Alistair The Americans: Fifty Letters from America on our Life and Times.
The Bodley Head 1979 0370301633 / 9780370301631 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good 
Light shelf wear only. Wrapper price clipped. 323pp. 732106 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Sunday Times Bedside Book: The best of contemporary writing from one of the world's great newspapers, Darby, George (ed) et al
9 Darby, George (ed) et al The Sunday Times Bedside Book: The best of contemporary writing from one of the world's great newspapers
Andre Deutsch 1978 0233970614 / 9780233970615 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good 
Wrapper shows signs of wear Previous owner's name on endpaper 232pp.Pieces from 58 distinguished writers and journalists, published in the Sunday Times between 1968 and 1978 769105 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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After All, Day, Clarence
10 Day, Clarence After All
Chatto & Windus 1936 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Good Plus Illustrated with cartoon drawings. 
Some shelf wear. Spine sun-faded. Some foxing to preliminary pages. 316pp. Humorous essays, published posthumously, about amusing events in Day's life. 724039 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Eighteenth Century Essays, Dobson, Austen (selected)
11 Dobson, Austen (selected) Eighteenth Century Essays
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1909 First Edition thus. Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy 
Considerable cover wear. Pages untrimmed. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Some foxing. 284 pp. NB Very small print. 718035 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Satires and a Commentary, Galsworthy, John
12 Galsworthy, John Satires and a Commentary
William Heinemann 1928 Grove Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Good 
Some shelf wear. 325pp. Green buckram with gilt decoration and titles. 714061 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms, Goud, Stephen J
13 Goud, Stephen J Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms
BCA/ Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing 1998 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine 
Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) has very slight edge wear and sun-fading. 422pp including bibliography and index A collection of essays from Natural History Magazine. 760216 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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14 Griffin, Arthur et al. Ed. by Robb Sagendorph New England. Original Essays by 47 Famous New England Writers. (SIGNED COPY)
Griffin Publishers 1962 Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good Tipped-in full Colour Photographs by Arthur Griffin. 
3rd printing. Landscape format folio. Copy signed by Arthur Griffin. Contributors include Frances Parkinson Keyes, Margaret Bourke-White, Robert Frost, Al Capp and Norman Rockwell. Cloth slightly worn at extremities. 115355 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
15 Holmes, Oliver Wendell The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table
J M Dent 1912 Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good plus Everyman's Library 'Belles Lettres' Series 
A nice crisp clean copy. 300pp. Terra-cotta buckram with gilt and blind-stamped art nouveau decoration and titles. 714165 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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Against the Grain: Writings of a Sceptical Optimist, Jenkins, Simon
16 Jenkins, Simon Against the Grain: Writings of a Sceptical Optimist
John Murray 1994 0179555701 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine 
Slight lean to spine, but otherwise a nice clean copy. 227pp including index . 29 essays on a variety of contemporary subjects 769065 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The Penguin Book of Fights, Feuds and Heartfelt Hatreds, Ker, Philip (ed)
17 Ker, Philip (ed) The Penguin Book of Fights, Feuds and Heartfelt Hatreds
Viking 1992 0670840203 / 9780670840205 First Edition, First Printing Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine 
The dustwrapper has slight edge wear, but the book appears unread. 566pp including source notes. Includes: Knox's invective against women, Dr Johnson's loathing of Americans, a 19th-century duel which lasted for nearly 20 years, the antagonism between Bobby Kennedy and the head of the Teamsters Union, Jimmy Hoffa, the guerrilla war between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, Wallis Simpson and the Queen Mother, Richard Branson versus Malcolm McLaren and the Sex Pistols, Lennon versus McCartney and so on. 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. 768075 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Essays of Elia: and The Last Essays of Elia, Lamb, Charles
18 Lamb, Charles Essays of Elia: and The Last Essays of Elia
Collins Clear-type Press No date given Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good plus Illustrated in black-and-white 
Slight cover wear only. 12mo: 444pp. 765367 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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The Essays of Elia, Lamb, Charles
19 Lamb, Charles The Essays of Elia
Henry Frowde: Oxford University Press [OUP] 1909 Leather Bound Hardback Good 
The World's Classic series. Full morocco on card covers (some wear to edges and spine ends.) 382pp plus publishers catalogue at rear. 738118 
Price: 10.80 GBP
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The Spectator Annual, Lawson, Dominic (ed) with a foreword by  Keith Waterhouse
20 Lawson, Dominic (ed) with a foreword by Keith Waterhouse The Spectator Annual
HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Collins) 1992 0002551608 / 9780002551601 First Edition, First Printing Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good 
Wrapper shows signs of wear and is price clipped. Contributions by many of the literati of the time. 769066 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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