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Second hand books on Literature, Literary Criticism, First Editions & Collectible Fiction for sale
Isaiah Berlin Flourishing Letters 1928-1946 -edited by- Henry Hardy (2005). ISBN 0712635653.
A glorious collection of letters written by Isaiah Berlin, British social and political theorist, philosopher and
historian of ideas; full of insights about everyone and everything. Used second hand paperback book. 756 pages.
(Pimlico Books, London, 2005) Corners of covers bumped, foxing on edges of pages, else very good condition. Weight
Shakespeare And Appropriation -edited by- Christy Desmet & Robert Sawyer (Accents on Shakespeare)
(1999). ISBN 0415207266. The vitality of our culture is still often measured by the status Shakespeare has within
it; this collection of original essays show how writers' efforts to imitate, contradict, compete with, and reproduce
Shakespeare keep him in the cultural conversation. Used second hand softcover book. 240 pages.
(Routledge, London, 199) Very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
The Craft Of Poetic Speech In Ancient Greece -by- Claude Calame -translated- Janice Orion
-preface by- Jean-Claude Coquet (1995). ISBN 0801480221. Greek Literature - History & Criticism. Greek Mythology in Literature.
Semiotics & Literature. Ancient Rhetoric. Poetics. Claude Calame challenges his readers to rethink the very principles of
mythmaking in the poetry and art of the ancient Greeks. Used second hand paperback book. 222 pages. (Cornell University Press,
Ithaca, NY, 1995) Very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
The Catalogue And Cataloguing -selected by- Arthur Ray Rowland (1969). ISBN 0258967560. The publication of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
completes a work which has been developing for over 3 decades; this volume is a collection of those articles presenting the changes which
have taken place in the development of the Code and cataloguing generally, which will be of great interest to students beginning a study
of cataloguing and its development; many of the articles appear on various reading lists, bibliographies, and in cataloguing texts as
supplementary reading. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 344 pages. (Crosby Lockwood & Son, London, 1969) Protected by
clear plastic sleeve. Name and date written on front free endpaper, light foxing on edges of pages, else very good.
The Mousetrap Story 43 Years of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Souvenir Programme.
Agatha Christie wrote the 30 minute play "Three Blind Mice" for the late Queen Mary in 1947; the play was eventually enlarged
into "the Mousetrap" and has been presented at St Martin's Theatre in London continuously for the past 43 years. A souvenir
programme celebrating the 43rd year; contains lists and photographs of the cast for every year since its opening. (presented by
The Agatha Christie Society, London, no date) Used softcover book. Light wear to edges and corners. Else very good.
The Princess Of The Chalet School -by- Elinor M Brent-Dyer. First Australian Edition 1952. (Dymock's Book Arcade, Sydney,
First Australian edition, 1952) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 272 pages. Dust jacket is poor: torn and chipped on edges
and corners, heavy foxing on its edges, 2 small sections of surface of front cover lifted, obliterating parts of the word
"Chalet" in the title. Book itself is good, with the name of a previous owner written inside front cover, foxing on
edges and a red ink stain at top outer corner of rear pages.
The Song Of Middle-Earth J R R Tolkien's Themes, Symbols and Myths -by David Harvey (1985). ISBN 0048090239.
The author takes a fresh look at the historical background to Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings'
revealing the complex web of history and myth that lies behind the stories.
(George Allen & Unwin. Boston. First Edition. 1985) Used hardcover book in
price-clipped dust jacket. 143 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and inked stamps. No stickers on
the dust jacket. Tape shadows on dust jacket and boards from a plastic covering now removed. The laminate
covering of the dust jacket has crazed. The front free endpaper has been neatly torn out. Foxing on the
free endpapers, edges of pages and last few pages. Else pages are very good.
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