Literature & Classics

Literature & Classics

Literature & Classics

Literature & Classics

Literature and the classics are the foundation of human thought and imagination. Read the world's greatest writers here.

 

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ON LOVE: A Selection of Famous Love Poems and Love Letters
ANTONY GRAY & ROSEMARY GRAY    Book Number: 87719
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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A sonnet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 'If thou must love me, let it be for nought except for love's sake only...' begins this beautiful collection of timeless poems and letters exploring the unive...
PURSE FULL OF TALES: Folk Tales From Korea
CHAN YOUNG KIM & DAVID CARTER    Book Number: 87722
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Enter an exotic world of ancient Oriental charms and wonders, traditional Korean dragons, heavenly maidens, dokkaebis (goblins), bluebirds and eccentric characters such as naughty children, greedy ...
REMAINS OF THE DAY
KAZUO ISHIGURO    Book Number: 87723
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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By the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017, we have a glamorous hardback Faber edition with coloured endpapers, dated 1989. In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington...
SOMETHING TO ANSWER FOR
P. H. NEWBY    Book Number: 87726
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Set in the Egypt of 1956 during the Suez Crisis, this vividly exciting novel boasts a wonderful sense of place. It is not the best place to mislay your background, have a mysteriously motivated lo...
ESSENTIAL HEMINGWAY
ERNEST HEMINGWAY    Book Number: 87249
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Hemingway's best novel 'Fiesta' (The Sun Also Rises) first published in 1927 is reprinted in its entirety in this marvellous collection. It is followed by A Farewell to Arms, To Have and Have Not ...
CLASSIC STORIES OF WORLD WAR ONE
EDITED BY SARAH VAUGHAN    Book Number: 87895
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Bound in scarlet red bonded leather with foil title and indented title text, this rather special softback was published to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. The 20 tales incl...
MAN WHO WOULD BE KING AND OTHER STORIES
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 23814
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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This anthology of Rudyard Kipling's greatest short stories contains some of the most memorable and popular examples of the genre of which he was an undisputed master. It is a classic tale of adven...
KEATS
ANDREW MOTION    Book Number: 87875
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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The outline of the story of John Keats's life is well known - the archetypal life of the Romantic genius, critically spurned and dying young. In this celebrated biography and valuable work of scho...
DIVINE COMEDY: Illustrated by William Blake
DANTE ALIGHIERI    Book Number: 87608
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Hardback

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Romantic poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827) produced 102 illustrations for Dante's masterwork, from pencil sketches to finished watercolours. His drawings range from scenes of infernal suff...
ADVENTURES AND MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 100345
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes first introduced Arthur Conan Doyle's brilliant detective the readers of The Strand Magazine. In these twenty three tales, collected here in one volume, you have s...
CRANFORD AND OTHER STORIES
ELIZABETH GASKELL    Book Number: 100412
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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The sheer variety and accomplishment of Elizabeth Gaskell’s shorter fiction is amazing. This new volume contains six of her finest stories that have been selected specifically to demonstrate this, ...
OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 10990
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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The Old Curiosity Shop (1840-41), with its combination of the sentimental, the grotesque and the socially concerned, and its story of pursuit and courage, which sets the downtrodden and the plucky ...
WESSEX TALES
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 22668
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Wessex Tales was the first collection of Hardy's short stories, and they reflect the experience of a novelist at the height of his powers. These seven tales, in which characters and scenes are imbu...
TOM SAWYER AND HUCKLEBERRY FINN
MARK TWAIN    Book Number: 23871
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Tom Sawyer, a shrewd and adventurous boy, is as much at home in the respectable world of his Aunt Polly as in the self-reliant and parentless world of his friend Huck Finn. The two enjoy a series o...
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR
SIR THOMAS MALORY    Book Number: 25244
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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The legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is one of the most enduring in world literature. Its scenes of love, war, religion, treachery and family loyalty are timeless as are the...
RIGHTS OF MAN
THOMAS PAINE    Book Number: 25248
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Published as a reply to Burke's Reflections of the Revolution in France, Rights of Man is a classic statement of the belief in humanity's potential to change the world for the better. Paine writes ...
COMPLETE RICHARD HANNAY STORIES
JOHN BUCHAN    Book Number: 66180
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent...
COMPLETE SHERLOCK HOLMES: Leatherbound Edition
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 82274
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Classy and classic, in chocolate brown bonded leather binding with gold and silver tooling and beautiful design, the deerstalker, pipe and magnifying glass, violin and crossed swords are embossed o...
TREASURY OF IRISH AND FAIRY FOLK TALES: Leather Edition
BARNES & NOBLE    Book Number: 82271
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Bound in shamrock green leather with gold and silver tooling and rope on spine, gilded page edges and satin bookmark, the endpapers are beautifully decorated including John Atkinson Grimshaw's Spir...
CHARLES DICKENS FIVE NOVELS: Leather Edition
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 82273
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Many readers know Victorian England through the writings of Charles Dickens. He captured the spirit of his age in entertaining fiction spun from its social concerns and historical events. This lite...
COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: Leather Edition
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE    Book Number: 82275
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear - lovers of literature will immediately recognise these as signature works of William Shakespeare, whose plays still...
COMPLETE CTHULHU MYTHOS TALES: Leatherbound Edition
H. P. LOVECRAFT    Book Number: 84601
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Black leather handsome luxury edition with gold tooling and emerald green clawed monster design, here is your passport to realms of unimaginable horror. The Cthulhu Mythos was Lovecraft's greatest...
H. P. LOVECRAFT THE COMPLETE FICTION: Leatherbound Edition
H. P. LOVECRAFT    Book Number: 84606
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Folio Society-style and quality, this heavyweight collectable edition is bound in black leather with four rope supports to the spine and an embossed design cover inset with a colourful nebula space...
JULES VERNE SEVEN NOVELS: Leatherbound Edition
JULES VERNE    Book Number: 84608
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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We remember Jules Verne quite rightly as the grandfather of science fiction and believe that he was the first to predict space travel, the submarine, the helicopter and all manner of other scientif...
TREASURY OF IRISH LITERATURE: Leatherbound Edition
Unknown    Book Number: 84616
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Traditional poems and ballads like The Croppy Boy and The Lamentation of Hugh Reynolds, poems by Thomas Moore like Echo and The Song of Fionnuala and poets Thomas Furlong, William Carleton, James C...
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND: Leatherbound Edition
LEWIS CARROLL    Book Number: 86297
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898) was better known as Lewis Carroll, the greatest experimenter in the field of children's literature. In sky blue leather with silver tooling for Alice's hair an...
BLUE FAIRY BOOK: Leatherbound Edition
ANDREW LANG    Book Number: 86299
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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"Nibble, nibble, little mouse, who's that nibbling at my house?" A selection of favourite tales beginning with The Bronze Ring and Prince Hyacinth and The Dear Little Princess, Cinderella or The L...
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