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Supplement to Peakes Commentary

By: N/A

Price: £8.99

Publisher: London, Tc&ec Jack Ltd: 0

Sellers ID: 01195


Book age yellowing and board bottom front faded /stained wrapper plain grey in very good condition. View more info

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The Sagas of Icelanders

By: N/A

Price: £10.79

Publisher: USA, Penguin Classics: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03542


In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also called the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's great literary treasures. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west - to greenland and, ultimately the coast of North America. The covers show wear to its e... View more info

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Folk Tales And Fables Of The World

By: Barbara Hayes

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Dragon's World Ltd.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02874


This delightful collection of folk tales and fables from many countries and differing cultures includes some tales never before published outside their place of origin. Their are also favourites included such as Aladdin and King Arthur and Aesop's Fables. Each story has been selected and retold by Barbara Hayes and illustrated by Robert Ingpen. The result is a wonderful book and record of our rich world heritage of ethnic fables and folk tales. There is... View more info

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The Norse Myths

By: Crossley-Holland, Kevin

Price: £16.18

Publisher: USA, Pantheon: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03536


Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. These stories bear witness to the courage, passion, and boundless spirit that were the hallmarks of the Norse world. The corners on the front cover show a little wear. Otherwise a good, clean copy. View more info

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A Dictionary of Tolkien

By: Day,David

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK, Bounty: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 03533


Full of beautiful illustrations, this book is an indispensable guide to the rich, mythical world of Middle-Earth and the undying Lands. Arranged in a handy A-Z format, this book explores and explains the creatures, plants, events, and places that make up these strange and wonderful lands. It is essential reading for anyone who loves Tolkien's works and wants to learn more about them. A very clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Bookshop At 10 Curzon Street: Letters Between Nancy Mitford and Heywood Hill 1952-73

By: Nancy Mitford; Heywood Hill; John Saumarez Smith

Price: £14.83

Publisher: UK, Frances Lincoln Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03778


Nancy Mitford was a novelist and a legendary letter-writer. It is not widely known that she was also a bookseller. From 1942 to 1945 she worked in Heywood Hill's famous shop in Curzon Street, Mayfair, and effectively ran it when Heywood Hill was call up for war service. Charming, witty, utterly irresistible, the correspondence gives brilliant insights into a world almost disappeared. The d/j shows light scratching to its front and rear panels. A good , tight and clean... View more info

Boswell's London Journal

By: Pottle,Frederick A. (editor )

Price: £13.49

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Sellers ID: 00700


The case has light marks on it. View more info

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So Wild a Thing

By: Powys Llewelyn

Price: £35.96

Publisher: Dulverton Somerset, The Ark Press1973: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01039


This book is in good very condition and the book was printed by wordens of cornwall ltd on paper from abby mills holywell flintshire wales and engravings on the boards a nice book . View more info

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English Eccentrics

By: Sitwell, Edith

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1994

Edition: Folio edition

Sellers ID: 03118


Eccentricity, is something related to those inner resources with which some people decide to confront the vicissitudes of life in general. However this may be, this volume can br recommended as an introductory text for students of the subject. Both the slipcase and book are in clean tight condition. PLEASE NOTE : International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers

By: Warner, Marina

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Chatto and Windus: 1994

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 03485


The author explores the development of the modern nursery classics, using a wide range of sources, literary and artistic, historical and anthropological, to unfold neglected aspects of the tradition. The D/W shows light wear to the edges and corners. A good clean tight copy. View more info