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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VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VI
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85790
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85791
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VIII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85792
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME IX
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85793
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
XAIPE
E. E. CUMMINGS    Book Number: 85839
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Xaipe (Greek for 'rejoice') first appeared in 1950 and are some of the most beautiful lyric poems written in English. One of the most inventive American poets, the work is fresh, candid, earthy, t...
PEBBLED SHORE: The Memoirs of Elizabeth Longford
FOREWORD BY ANTONIA FRASER    Book Number: 86023
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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The celebrated historical biographer Elizabeth Longford only began her writing career in her late 50s. These fascinating memoirs cover the first 60 years of Lady Longford's eventful life, ending i...
SHAKESPEARE TRAIL: A Journey Into Shakespeare's England
ZOE BRAMLEY    Book Number: 86028
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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'This throne of kings, this sceptred isle, this earth of majesty' - William Shakespeare's own words celebrate the majesty of the country that praised his work during his life and continued to celeb...
EDGAR ALLAN POE'S PUZZLES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
JASON WARD    Book Number: 86044
Published price: £14.99
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Following an entire lifetime of ill-advised decisions, it was the one made just prior to his bizarre and still unexplained death in October 1849 that did for the reputation of Edgar Allan Poe. In a...
PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: Collins Classics
Unknown    Book Number: 86102
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Although come to be a children's book, this novel is read more often by adults since it is aimed to teach the great truths of the gospels. Some of the conversations are in reality short sermons on...
POLLYANNA: Collins Classics
ELEANOR H. PORTER    Book Number: 86103
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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"What a most extraordinary child!" Aunt Polly speaks for all of Beldingsville, Vermont, when she summarises her niece Pollyanna's character thus - the young orphan, the eponymous heroine of Eleanor...
ODYSSEY: Collins Classics
HOMER    Book Number: 86108
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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The Odyssey is thought to have been written around 800-900 BC and the poem marks the beginnings of Western literature. It is more accurately a lyric or rhapsody as it would originally have been pe...
COMPLETE TALES AND POEMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE:
EDGAR ALLAN POE    Book Number: 86300
Bibliophile price: £30.00
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Quoth the Raven 'Nevermore'. Edgar Allan Poe received scant recognition for his efforts until the publication of The Raven in 1845. The poem's popularity gave him a new visibility in literary cir...
COLLINS CLASSICS: Set of Three
Unknown    Book Number: 86306
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Set consists of Pollyanna, Pilgrim's Progress and The Odyssey. Buy all three Collins Classics paperbacks and save even more.
GLASS BEAD GAME
HERMANN HESSE    Book Number: 86221
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Bibliophile price: £4.00
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In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the 23rd century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science a...
CHILDREN OF THE WORD: A Notebook
NATALIDITA NINGTHOUKHONGJAM    Book Number: 86310
Published price: £10.99
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An exquisitely decorated 124 page lined notebook with excerpts, brief précis and illustrations from favourite characters from English literature for children over the years including Aladdin, Olive...
ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF ROMANTIC VERSE
SELECTED BY E. A. CHAPMAN    Book Number: 85856
Published price: £9.99
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Embossed with gold foil and a luminescent cover, on glossy paper are full page colour illustrations from Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Rossetti, Millais, Waterhouse, Leighton, Godward and others among ...
MY COUSIN RACHEL
DU MAURIER, DAPHNE    Book Number: 86163
Published price: $16.99
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First published in 1951 this is the 20th Century Fox film TV tie-in paperback edition of this dark, complex and brooding story. Rachel, a woman of exquisite beauty, descends on the great Cornwall ...
THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION: Stories
CHINA MIEVILLE    Book Number: 86174
Published price: $27
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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The London based author has won the World Fantasy Award, the Hugo Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award three times. Horror, noir, fantasy, politics and poetry swirl effortlessly in this dark, some...
VICTORIA
DAISY GOODWIN    Book Number: 86176
Published price: £26.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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By the creator and screenwriter of the TV series Victoria, Daisy Goodwin 'writes deliciously'. Early one morning, less than a month after her 18th birthday, Alexandrina Victoria is roused from bed...
WEDDING STORIES: Everyman's Pocket Classics
EDITED BY DIANA SECKER TESDELL    Book Number: 86178
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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From the very collectable series and with white pagemarker, here is a colourful bouquet of wedding stories by great writers of the past two centuries. They encompass comic wedding mishaps, engagem...
ORIGIN OF THE WORLD
J.P.A. CALOSSE & H-J. DÖPP    Book Number: 86469
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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The testimonies of poets, painters and famous psychiatrists to the fantasy of the perfect woman and feminine mystique is celebrated in this rather special art book. Beginning with the Song of Song...
WORDS THAT BURN: How to Read Poetry and Why Book & CD
JOSEPHINE HART    Book Number: 86348
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Set your hearts on fire with some of the most extraordinary poetry literature has known. From Lord Byron, Christina Rossetti and Percy Bysshe Shelley, to John Milton, Robert Frost and Elizabeth Bis...
ON LEAVE
DANIEL ANSELME    Book Number: 86413
Published price: $24
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Daniel Rabinovitch was born in 1927 and adopted the name Anselme while serving in the French Resistance and this novel was first published in Paris in 1957. France's engagement in Algeria was beco...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume Two
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65529
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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These three wonderful comic novels, Mapp and Lucia, Lucia's Progress and Trouble for Lucia, drolly record the battle between Lucia and Elisabeth Mapp for social and cultural supremacy in the villag...
ILLUSTRATED ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 86604
Bibliophile price: £12.99
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Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson and Lestrade face Moriarty, Jabez Wilson and Grimesby Roylott in this collection of 12 stories selected by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself from his 60-story canon. Publis...
NEFERTITI IN THE FLAK TOWER: Poems
CLIVE JAMES    Book Number: 86630
Published price: £19
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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A treasure chest of one-off marvels, with each poem twin-sided perfect human balance of the unashamedly joyous and the deadly serious. Clive James's polymathic learning and technical virtuosity ar...
FLOWERS IN VERSE: A Notebook
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86751
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Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Poets down the ages celebrate the immortal beauty of flowers in verse. Fragile, lovely and perfumed, so easily bruised and so quick to die, flowers appear to assuage our craving for beauty. Here ...
BARREL FEVER: Stories and Essays
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86558
Published price: $16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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In David Sedaris's world, no cow is sacred. Here is a rollicking tour through the American Zeitgeist. A man who is loved too much flees the heavyweight champion of the world. A teenage suicide tr...
DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86567
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Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters, goes on vacation with his family, gets jobs selling drinks, attends his brother's wedding, mops his sister's floor, gives directions to a lost traveller,...
LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER: Complete and Unexpurgated
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 86582
Published price: $12
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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The full and unexpurgated text of the novel together with Archibald MacLeish's famous letter on the plan to publish the book, Mark Schorer's comprehensive and informative introduction and extracts ...
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