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            Excursions in Criticism Being Some Prose Recreations of a Rhymer

Watson, William

(Book #ID 739)

Published by Elkin Mathews and John Lane, London First Edition 1893. 1893.

First edition 8vo. 166 pages. Brown buckram, gilt titles and page tops, fore and lower edges hand cut. Offsetting to the end papers. In Very Good clean and sharp condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Peacocks and Primroses; A Survey of Disreali's Novels

Masefield, Muriel [Benjamin Disraeli 1804-1881]

(Book #ID 79166)

Published by Geoffrey Bles Ltd., 52 Doughty Street, London First Edition 1953. London 1953.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original primrose yellow cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the green block spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 319 printed pages of text. Foxing to the closed page edges and light foxing to the first and last few pages. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with chips, creases, tears and rubs, two 65 mm closed tears to the back cover lower edge, not price clipped 21s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Works of Walter Bagehot; Volume II Only

Bagehot, Walter [1826-1877] with Memoirs by R. H, Hutton [Edited by Forrest Morgan]

(Book #ID 76031)

Published by The Travelers [Travellers] Insurance Company, Hartford, Connecticut 1891. 1891.

Hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [iv] 447 printed pages of text. Snagging of the cloth across the top of the spine, foot of the spine curled-in, ink name and list of works label to the front free end paper, spine not faded and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Tretower to Clyro | Essays

Miller, Karl [Preface by Andrew O'Hagan]

(Book #ID 80327)

Published by Quercus, 21 Bloomsbury Square, London First Edition 2011. London 2011.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original forest green paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 232 printed pages of text with monochrome photograph. Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with 6 mm closed tear to the upper rear fore edge, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780857385802

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            The Scots Literary Tradition: An Essay in Criticism [Signed]

Speirs, John (Christopher Henry Oldham Scaife)

(Book #ID 22329)

Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd, 42 William IV Street, London First Edition 1940. 1940.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light grey cloth covers, maroon lettering to spine. 8vo 7½" x 5¼" 191 pp. SIGNED presentation copy by the author to front end paper 'To Christopher Scaife in friendship from John Speirs. 7th October 1940.' The armorial bookplate of 'Christopher Henry Oldham Scaife' to upper paste down. Light foxing and age darkening to end papers, small splash mark to page tops. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with slight age darkening to spine and edges, not price clipped 7s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Choice of Books and Other Literary Pieces

Harrison, Frederic

(Book #ID 80714)

Published by Macmillan and Co., London Reprinted Edition 1896. London 1896.

Hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 447 printed pages of text. Tiny rubs to the softened spine ends, light age tanning to the end papers and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Marxism and Literary Criticism

Eagleton, Terry

(Book #ID 30789)

Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, London 1976. 1976.

Publisher's original laminated card covers. 8vo 8'' x 5'' 88 pages. ISBN 0416824307. In near Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Images of Woman in Literature

Holbrook, David

(Book #ID 76164)

Published by New York University Press First Edition 1989. New York 1989.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original raspberry cloth covers, light blue metallic title and author lettering to the spine, French blue end papers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 295 printed pages of text. Ink name to the half title page, minimal dust marks to the closed page edges. Very near Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with light rubs. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 081473460X

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            Book Handbook; An Illustrated Quarterly for Discriminating Book Lovers Volume 2 No. I [1951]

Reginald Horrox, Edward Shanks, Clarence Winchester [Edited by]

(Book #ID 67910)

Published by The Dropmore Press Ltd., of Great James Street, London March 1951. London 1951.

Publisher's original plain colour card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. Contains 50 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Light tanning to the edges of the covers and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Music at Belmont; And Other Essays and Addresses [Presidential Address to the Classical Association in 1943]

Sheppard, J. T.

(Book #ID 80169)

Published by Rupert Hart-Davis, Soho Square, London First Edition 1951. London 1951.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original royal blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 192 printed pages of text. Minimal wear to the covers, feint ghosting to the end papers. Near Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with a little wear to the spine ends, not price clipped 15s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Guide to Modern World Literature

Seymour-Smith, Martin

(Book #ID 60869)

Published by Wolfe Publishing Limited, 10 Earlham Street, London 1973. London 1973.

Hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, red dyed upper edges. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xxi] 1206 printed pages of text. Shallow rubs to the spine tips and corners, small brown smudge to the closed fore edges, ink marking to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with 90 mm tear to the foot of the front fore edge, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 723404127

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            Framing the Sign; Criticism and its Institutions

Culler, Jonathan

(Book #ID 52612)

Published by Basil Blackwell Publications 108 Cowley Road, Oxford First Edition 1988. Oxford 1988.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0631158960. Contains [xii] 237 printed pages of text. Ink name and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Bookman's Budget

Dobson, Austin [Composed and Compiled by]

(Book #ID 80717)

Published by Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London First Edition 1917. London 1917.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original racing green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 201 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrated frontispiece and 6 plates on coated paper. Rubs to the spine tips and corners and in near Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The London Mercury | Volume (18) XVIII. No. 103 [May 1928].

Includes Articles by Siegfried Sassoon, Edmund Blunden, Moray McLaren, Edward Shanks (Dante Gabriel Rossetti), H. E. Bates, and others [Edited by J. C. Squire]

(Book #ID 100864)

Published by The London Mercury, Editorial Offices 14 Burleigh Street, Strand London Volume XVIII No. 103 [May 1928]. 1928.

First edition in publisher's original peach paper yapp wraps [soft back], with white paper contents label to the front cover, which are so often missing as they are only tipped on down the left margin and easily tear away. 10" x 7". Contains paginated printed pages of text [xii], 112. Illustrated with a full page plate by M. Haythorne. 10 page article by Edward Shanks on 'Dante Gabriel Rossetti', Poems by Siegfried Sassoon 'Three Poems', Edmund Blunden 'Five Poems', H. E. Bates article is 'The White Mare'. Edges a little curled and age darkened, stamped to the front cover 'Specimen Copy'. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Scribblers for Bread; Aspects of the English Novel Since 1945

Greenfield, George

(Book #ID 78930)

Published by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London First Edition 1989. London 1989.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 339 printed pages of text. Cheap paper browning. Very near Fine clean unopened condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with minimal rubs, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0340496568

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            The London Mercury with which is Incorporated The Bookman | Volume (32) XXXII. No. 190 [August 1935]

Includes Articles by John Nash, Sean O'Faolain, Iris Origo, E. M. Forster, Edward Garnett, H. E. Bates, and others [Edited by R. A. Scott-James].

(Book #ID 100863)

Published by The London Mercury, Editorial Offices 14 Burleigh Street, Strand London Volume XXXII No. 190 [August 1935]. 1935.

First edition in publisher's original peach paper yapp wraps [soft back]. 10" x 7". Contains paginated printed pages of text [xii]-1, 316-414. Illustrated throughout including a full page plate of Joseph Conrad from a portrait painting by E. M. Heath, full-page wood engraving by Clare Leighton,. Articles include T. E. Lawrence's 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom' reviewed by R. A. Scott-James, and by H. E. Bates 'A Tigress in Chelsea'. Edges a little curled. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Collection | Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures

Ackroyd, Peter [Edited and with an Introduction by Thomas Wright]

(Book #ID 91773)

Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd., 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London First Edition 2001. 2001.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original Purbeck grey cloth covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xxviii] 465 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, £25.00. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0701173009

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            Tragedy; In Relation to Aristotle's Poetics [The Hogarth Lectures on Literature No. 2]

Lucas, F. L.

(Book #ID 68893)

Published by The Hogarth Press Ltd., London Seventh Impression 1953. London 1953.

Hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. Contains 158 printed pages of text. ghosting to the end papers, ink name and address dated 1956 to the front free end paper, pencilled underlining to some of the pages. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped 6s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The London Mercury with which is Incorporated The Bookman | Volume (32) XXXII. No. 187 [May 1935]

Includes Articles by Wyndham Lewis, William Plomer, Henry W. Nevinson, E. M. Forster, Annabel Sprigge, Stephen Spender, H. E. Bates, Bonamy Dobrée and others [Edited by R. A. Scott-James].

(Book #ID 100862)

Published by The London Mercury, Editorial Offices 14 Burleigh Street, Strand London Volume XXXII No. 187 [May 1935]. 1935.

First edition in publisher's original peach paper yapp wraps [soft back]. 10" x 7". Contains paginated printed pages of text [viii], 96, [x-xiv]-2. Illustrated throughout including a full page plate by Annabel Sprigge. Article by H. E. Bates is 'The Poems of John Clare'. Edges a little curled. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The London Mercury with which is Incorporated The Bookman; Volume (33) XXXIII. No. 197 [March 1936]

Bates, H. E., Sir Herbert Baker, T. O. Beachcroft, Bertrand Russell, Margaret Masterman, Edwin Muir, Stanislaus Brien [Contribute]

(Book #ID 100861)

Published by The London Mercury, Editorial Offices 14 Burleigh Street, Strand London March 1936. Vol. XXXIII No. 197. 1936.

First edition in publisher's original peach paper yapp wraps [soft back]. 10" x 7". Contains paginated printed pages of text [viii]-1, 474-572. Illustrated. Includes: A critical review of John Beresford's book 'Woodforde - The Diary of a Country Parson' by H. E. Bates. Edges a little curled. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Charlotte Mary Yonge | An Appreciation

Romanes, Ethel [Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901) was an English novelist who wrote to the service of the church. Her books helped to spread the influence of the Oxford Movement and books showed her keen interest in matters of public health and sanitation. Her abundant work is mostly out of print].

(Book #ID 103382)

Published by A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd., 34 Great Castle Street, Oxford Circus, London First Edition 1908. 1908.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original brick red cloth covers, gilt stamped title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains tissue-guarded frontispiece, (viii), 200 pp with 15 full-page single-sided monochrome illustrations throughout. Sporadic foxing to the margins and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Literature and Responsibility; The French Novelist in the Twentieth Century

Reck, Rima Drell

(Book #ID 56224)

Published by Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge First Edition 1969. Baton Rouge 1969.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original pale lemon cloth covers, turquoise title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. ISBN 807103012. Contains [xx] 306 printed pages of text. A little foxing to the page edges. Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with very minor crease lines to the top front cover, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Magic Island; The Fictions of L. M. Montgomery [1874-1942]

Waterston, Elizabeth (L. M. Montgomery 1874-1942)

(Book #ID 89059)

Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First Edition 2008. 2008.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy blue paper covered boards, silver title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 248 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrated headers. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780195430035

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            Unlocking The Text; Fundamental Issues in Literary Theory

Hawthorn, Jeremy

(Book #ID 56176)

Published by Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd., 41 Bedford Square, London First Edition 1987. London 1987.

Publisher's original laminated card wrap covers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. ISBN 0713164271. Contains 138 printed pages of text. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Literary Meaning; From Phenomenology to Deconstruction

Ray, William

(Book #ID 56179)

Published by Basil Blackwell Publisher Limited, 108 Cowley Road, Oxford First Edition 1984. Oxford 1984.

Publisher's original laminated card wrap covers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. ISBN 0631134581. Contains 228 printed pages of text. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Studies in European Realism [Universal Library Original]

Lukács Georg [Introduction by Alfred Kazin]

(Book #ID 56193)

Published by Grosset & Dunlap, USA First American Edition 1964. USA 1964.

Publisher's original laminated card wrap covers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains [xiii] 264 printed pages of text. Sun fading down the spine, a few shallow rubs to the front gutter, small ink marking to the half title page and in Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Character and the Novel

Harvey, W. J.

(Book #ID 56203)

Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd, 42 William IV Street, London First Edition 1965. London 1965.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original plum paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [x] 222 printed pages of text, newspaper clipping from 1965 referring to the launch of this book loosely enclosed. A little sun fading to the covers, ink marking to the front free end paper, Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with 20 mm closed tear to the upper fore edge, a few nicks and chips to the spine ends and upper edges, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Sensibility and Creation; Studies in Twentieth Century French Poetry

Cardinal, Roger [Edited by]

(Book #ID 56204)

Published by Croom Helm Ltd., 2-10 St John's Road, London First UK Edition 1977. London 1977.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0064909573. Contains [xvi] 252 printed pages of text. Fine condition book, in near Fine condition dust wrapper with sun fading down the spine and to part of the front cover, but with no wear to the edges, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Tensions and Transitions (1869-1990); The Mediating Imagination

Irwin, Michael, Mark Kinkead-Weekes and A. Robert Lee [Edited by]

(Book #ID 56205)

Published by Faber & Faber Limited, 3 Queen Square, London First Edition 1990. London 1990.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original chocolate paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0571143962. Contains [xiv] 258 printed pages of text. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped £14.99. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Political Stylistics; Popular Language as Literary Artifact

Gaitet, Pascale

(Book #ID 56208)

Published by Routledge, 11 New Fetter Lane, London First Edition 1992. London 1992.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0415059917. Contains 231 printed pages of text, decorated end papers. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Spectrum of Political Engagement; Mounier, Benda, Nizan, Brasillach, Sartre

Schalk, David L.

(Book #ID 56209)

Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey First Edition 1979. New Jersey 1979.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original gold cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0691052751. Contains 187 printed pages of text. Very little wear to the edges, near Fine condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with a few shallow rubs to the spine tips and edges. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Preface to Sartre

LaCapra, Dominick [Jean-Paul-Charles-Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 - 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism].

(Book #ID 56211)

Published by Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York First Edition 1978. New York 1978.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original beige cloth covers, black and pale blue title block and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0416721206. Contains 250 printed pages of text, dark grey end papers. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Commitment in Modern French Literature; A Study of Littérature Engagée in the Works of Peguy, Aragon and Sartre

Adereth, M.

(Book #ID 56213)

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition 1967. London 1967.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original airforce blue paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 239 printed pages of text. Very little wear to the spine tips and edges, near Fine condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with 10 mm closed tear to the upper front gutter, shallow rubs to the ends of the spine and corners, not price clipped 42/-. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Flaubert; The Uses of Uncertainty

Culler, Jonathan [Gustave Flaubert (12 December 1821 - 8 May 1880) was an influential French novelist who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism in his country].

(Book #ID 56215)

Published by Cornell University Press, 124 Roberts Place, Ithaca, New York First Edition 1974. New York 1974.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light grey cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 0801408180. Contains 264 printed pages of text. Front free end paper clipped, Very Good condition book with corners sharp and clean crisp pages, in near Fine condition dust wrapper with a small nick to the foot of the front gutter. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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