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Turgenev's Literary Reminiscences

by Magarshack, David and Wilson, Edmund

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Godley Books
Published
1958
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 1958. Book in immaculate condition. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with the tiniest rub to top of spine. 272pp. Literary reminiscences and autobiographical fragments from Ivan Turgenev with an essay on Turgenev by Edmund Wilson, translated from the Russian and with an intro by David Magarshack.… Read more
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The Complection of Russian Literature: A Cento

by Field, Andrew (compiler)

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Godley Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713902143
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£19.46

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London: Allen Lane, 1971. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with very slight traces of storage. 324pp. A critical cento (a composition formed by joining scraps from other authors) of Russian… Read more
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Great Men of Staffordshire (Men of the Counties series No.2)

by Meynell, Laurence

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Godley Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
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£10.38

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London: The Bodley Head, 1955. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly dusty page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket price clipped but otherwise in excellent condition, not marked or torn or creased. 158pp. Concise biographies of Samuel Johnson, Izaak Walton, Josiah Wedgewood, Arnold Bennett and… Read more
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J. D. Salinger: A Life Raised High

by Slawenski, Kenneth

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Godley Books
Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781904590231
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£9.73

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Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire: Pomona, 2010. Appears unread. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, tiny nick to top of spine and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with tiny nicks to top of spine. 423pp. Biography of the… Read more
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Nothing to Repent: The Life of Hesketh Pearson: Biography of Hesketh Pearson

by Hunter, Ian

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Godley Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780241119938
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£8.43

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1987. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards, very slightly dusty page edges and a very tiny bump to lower front corner. Dust jacket price clipped but not marked or torn with creasing to upper and lower edges and minor traces of storage. 211pp. … Read more
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Lewis Carroll: An Illustrated Biography

by Hudson, Derek

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Godley Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780094605909
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£12.33

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London: Constable, 1976. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, very slightly dusty page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased. 272pp. Biography of Lewis Carroll, now republished with a great many illustrations. Now protected in fully-removable… Read more
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Boris Pasternak: His Life and Art

by Guy De Mallac

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Godley Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780285625587
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£20.76

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London: Souvenir Press Ltd, 1983. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Rubbed dust jacket not price clipped or marked with small crease to lower front edge, small scratch to rear and nicks to rear corners. 450pp. Biography of the great Nobel… Read more
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Priestley's Wars (Rediscovering Priestley)

by Neil Hanson

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Godley Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781905080366
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£12.33

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Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books Ltd, 2008. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased. 384pp. This study traces the personal odyssey of one of Britain's greatest literary figures beginning with his… Read more
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H. M. Bateman by Himself

by Bateman, H. M.

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Godley Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£32.44

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London: Collins, 1937. Neat inscription on front end paper. No other marks and no creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked matt brown cloth unevenly sunned boards, tanning to page edges and very minor bumping to lower front corner. Sixteen plates plus 134pp. Autobiography of humorous cartoonist HM… Read more
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Byron and Where he is Buried

by Barber, Thomas Gerrard

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Godley Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
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£7.46

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Nottingham: Hucknall Parish Church, 1991. No marks or inscriptions. Slight creasing to covers, single crease to spine. A very clean tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Fold-out chart and plans in excellent condition. 156pp. Written by the vicar of the parish of Hucknall near Nottingham where the church holding… Read more
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Simone de Beauvoir: The Woman and Her Work

by Margaret Crosland

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Godley Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780434149018
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£8.11

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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1992. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, very slightly tanned pages and minor bumping to lower corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with minor traces of storage. 463pp. Biography of French literary intellectual and post-war feminist Simone… Read more
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With Golden Quill (Limited Edition)

by Gruner, E. Hamilton

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Godley Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£9.73

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Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Press, 1936. Inscription on front end paper from 'the authoress' younger brother'. Also a Chinese proverb in Mandarin and in English No other marks A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked cream cloth with gilt embossed boards and bump to upper front corner. Dust jacket not price clipped with… Read more
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Ruskin: The Critical Heritage

by Bradley, J. L. (editor)

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Godley Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780710092861
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£12.33

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, small tear to top edge of one page where edge badly cut by printers and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with slight sunning to spine and spine… Read more
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Chateaubriand : A Biography

by Evans, Joan

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Godley Books
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good (-)
Edition
First Edition
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£12.00

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London: Macmillan & Co, 1939. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked red cloth boards, tape marks inside boards, dusty top of page edges and minor bump to upper front corner. Label removed inside front board, probably a book plate. Not an ex library copy. Dusty dust jacket… Read more
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Dylan Thomas in America

by Brinnin, John Malcolm

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Godley Books
Published
1957
Condition
Fine
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£11.35

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London: Readers Union/J. M. Dent & Sons, 1957. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with very slight rubbing to upper edge and a little sunning. 245pp. The biograohy of Dylan Thomas in… Read more
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Leo Tolstoy

by Simmons, Ernest J.

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Godley Books
Published
1949
Condition
Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
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£17.52

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London: John Lehmann, 1949. No marks or inscriptions to contents. No creasing to covers or to spine. Very clean very tight pages with label removal mark to rear board, dusty page edges and rubbing to corners and spine ends. Original descriptive dust flap pasted onto reverse of rear end paper. 867pp. Biography of Russian writer… Read more
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Bad Blood: A Memoir

by Lorna Sage

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Godley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good (-)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781841150420
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£6.42

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London: Fourth Estate, 2000. Ex-library book with usual marks and stamps. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards and extremely tiny bumping to rear corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with a littel creasing plus traces of storage. 281pp. Autobiography of writer… Read more
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Portrait of a Geniu, But ... : The Life of D. H. Lawrence 1885-1930

by Aldington, Richard

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Godley Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
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£9.73

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William Heinemann Ltd, 1950. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly dusty slightly foxed page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or creased with slightly dusty rear and nicks and small tears to upper edge. 367pp. A definitive biography of one… Read more
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A Mosaic of Life : Memoirs of a Russian Childhood

by Valentin Katayev

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Godley Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207956447
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£7.15

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Angus & Robertson, 1976. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked cream cloth boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with sunning to spine and edges. 447pp. Autobiography of the distinguished Russian author who tells about his life… Read more
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Fathers and Sons : The Autobiography of a Family

by Waugh, Alexander

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Godley Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780755312542
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£8.51

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London: Headline, 2004. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean copy with unmarked black cloth boards, tiny dint to rear and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with dint to rear and minor traces of storage. 472pp. The story of the literary Waugh family whose members have been… Read more
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