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Literature

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Literature
This section of the Hall of Books website is reserved for Literature-related titles. We have currently only listed books related to Literary Criticism but expect this section to expand further as we list more titles over the coming weeks.

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Gibbon On Christianity: Being The 15th And 16th Chapters Of Gibbon's Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire. (The Thinker's Library)
1 Gibbon On Christianity: Being The 15th And 16th Chapters Of Gibbon's Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire. (The Thinker's Library)
Watts & Co. 1930 Hardback Good 
"First hardback edition in the Thinker's Library series (no.11), 1930, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - brown cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges and spine a touch darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Shakespeare Quarterly Volume XXII 1971 (Issues 1 to 4 plus index)
2 Shakespeare Quarterly Volume XXII 1971 (Issues 1 to 4 plus index)
"The Shakespeare Association Of America, Inc." 1971 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"Library-bound hardback collection of all four issues of Shakespeare Quarterly for 1971 with no dust jacket (original card covers for all four issues have been bound-in). Ex. Birmingham City Reference Library with almost none of the usual stamps and labels. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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The Cambridge Quarterly. Volume Thirty-Two Number Four 2003
3 The Cambridge Quarterly. Volume Thirty-Two Number Four 2003
"Oxford, " Oxford University Press. Paperback Fine 
5.5 x 8.5. As new. Buff-coloured cover shows signs of a little handling but appears unread. A nice copy from this long-running English Literary criticism series. This edition includes: Shakespeare and Prokofiev by Karen Bennett; The Godel in Gawain by David Baker; Austin's Comic Theatre by John Wiltshire; etc. 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The Quarterly Review No. 467, April 1921.
4 The Quarterly Review No. 467, April 1921.
John Murray 1921 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback edition, 1921, in overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - spine creased. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text, maps and period advertisements clean and clear throughout. Retains original pink Order Form slip and original advertising insert for Innes Smith & Co. Fine Dinner Clarets. 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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The Heritage Of British Literature, "Elizabeth Bowen, Anthony Burgess, Lord David Cecil, Graham Green, Kate O'Brien"
5 "Elizabeth Bowen, Anthony Burgess, Lord David Cecil, Graham Green, Kate O'Brien" The Heritage Of British Literature
Book Club Associates 1983 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First BCA edition hardback, 1983, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly shefworn. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Goethe and His Age, "Georg Lukacs, translated by Robert Anchor"
6 "Georg Lukacs, translated by Robert Anchor" Goethe and His Age
Merlin Press 1979 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback reprint, 1979, in overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name and address to half title page; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 10.95 GBP
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Cowper Poetry and Prose: With Essays By Hazlitt & Bagehot, "William Cowper, with introdcution and notes by Humphrey S. Milford"
7 "William Cowper, with introdcution and notes by Humphrey S. Milford" Cowper Poetry and Prose: With Essays By Hazlitt & Bagehot
Oxford At The Clarendon Press 1931 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"Hardback reprint, 1931, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - slight rubbing to edges with some wear to dj spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's signature to front pastedown and some minor underlining in pencil here and there in the text; slight toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Specimens of English Dramatic Criticism: XVII - XX Centuries., A. C. Ward (editor).
8 A. C. Ward (editor). Specimens of English Dramatic Criticism: XVII - XX Centuries.
Oxford University Press 1945 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"The World Classics series (No. 498) hardback, 1945, with no jacket. In overall very good condition, blue cloth boards, with embossed decoration and crest to front and gilt titles to spine, are very clean with corners a little rounded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, page-ends a touch tanned but text clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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A Book About Authors: Reflections & Recollections of a Book-Wright, A. R. Hope Moncrieff
9 A. R. Hope Moncrieff A Book About Authors: Reflections & Recollections of a Book-Wright
A & C Black 1914 1st Hardback Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1914, with unclipped jacket. In overall good condition - cream dj is tanned to spine and worn to edges, with small label to spine tail; original red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and blind-embossed titles and decoration to front, are a little soiled. Binding tight and square, no annotations or inscriptions; foxing to endpapers and page-ends but text clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Medieval Welsh Literature, Andrew Breeze
10 Andrew Breeze Medieval Welsh Literature
Dublin Four Courts Press 1997 ISBN 1851822291 / 9781851822294 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
First edition hardback, 1997, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. 
Price: 24.95 GBP
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Selections From Russian Prose, Angelo S. Rappoport
11 Angelo S. Rappoport Selections From Russian Prose
Leopold B. Hill Paperback Good 
Undated paperback edition, c.1920s, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - card covers rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to to reverse of front endpaper dated 1927; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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T. S. Eliot: A Study Of His Writing By Several Hands, B. Rajan
12 B. Rajan T. S. Eliot: A Study Of His Writing By Several Hands
Dennis Dobson Ltd 1947 1st Hardback Good 
"First edition hardback, 1947, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - ochre cloth boards rubbed to edges and slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning and light spotting to page-ends and prelims but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Poetic Image: The Clark Lectures given at Cambridge in 1946, C. Day Lewis
13 C. Day Lewis The Poetic Image: The Clark Lectures given at Cambridge in 1946
Jonathan Cape 1948 Hardback Good Good 
"Third impression hardback, 1948, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with some signs of handling and storage - dj generally rubbed and chipped to edges with repair at spine head; original green cloth boards rubbed to edges and faded where dj is chipped. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name very neat to ffep; text clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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A Hope For Poetry, Cecil Day Lewis
14 Cecil Day Lewis A Hope For Poetry
Oxford: Basil Blackwell 1945 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Seventh edition hardback reprinted with a postscript, 1945, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original yellow cloth boards slightly shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends and several spots of foxing to pastedowns, text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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15 Charles Roden Buxton "Prophets Of Heaven & Hell: Virgil, Dante, Milton, Goethe"
Cambridge AT The University Press 1945 1st Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback, 1945, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - blue cloth boards lightly shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no inscriptions - name in pencil to ffep and one or two very minor annotations in pencil; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 11.95 GBP
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Hamlet & The Pirates: AN Exercise In Literary Detection, D. S. Savage
16 D. S. Savage Hamlet & The Pirates: AN Exercise In Literary Detection
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1950 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1950, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly worn to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to prelims but text clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 17.95 GBP
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Llareggub Revisited: Dylan Thomas and the state of modern poetry, David Holbrook
17 David Holbrook Llareggub Revisited: Dylan Thomas and the state of modern poetry
Bowes and Bowes 1962 1st Hardback Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1962, with unclipped jacket. Ex. county Library book, only a couple of the usual stamps and markings, no pages removed. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cream dj rubbed to edges and slightly soiled; red cloth boards remain overall clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - one or two ticks in the margins; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Roy Campbell, David wright
18 David wright Roy Campbell
London "Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longman, Green & Co" 1961 Paperback Very Good 
"First Edition paperback - Writers and their work No. 137. 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 44 pages. In very good condition. Binding tight (staples rusty), no annotations or inscriptions, text clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Transition: The History of a Literary Era 1927-1938, Dougald McMillan
19 Dougald McMillan Transition: The History of a Literary Era 1927-1938
Calder and Boyars 1975 0714510165 / 9780714510163 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
First edition hardback, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of slight nicks. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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W. D. Howells As Critic, Edwin H. Cady (editor)
20 Edwin H. Cady (editor) W. D. Howells As Critic
Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd 1973 ISBN 0710076762 / 9780710076762 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1973, with clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name very small and neat to ffep dated 1990; toning to endpapers but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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