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Titles to Fame

10 novelists give "biographies" of their most famous works, including Dorothy L Sayers and E M Delafield
Denys Kilham Roberts, editor.
Thomas Nelson, London, 1937
£30.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions

Reading Myself and Others

A very good copy of Philip Roth's essays, interviews and criticism
Philip Roth
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1975
£15.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Violent Effigy

A study in Charles Dickens' imagination
John Carey
Faber & Faber, London, 1973
£15.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Masters of Mystery

One of the first critical studies of detective fiction
H Douglas Thomson
Collins, London, 1932
£30.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Nineteen-Twenties

Literature and Ideas in the post-War Decade
A C Ward
Methuen, London, 1930
£20.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The New Pelican Guide to English Literature

Complete in ten volumes
Boris Ford, editor
Pelican, London, n.d.
£25.00
Literary Criticism | Soft Cover

The Reader Over Your Shoulder

A classic guide to clear English prose
Robert Graves, and Alan Hodge
Jonathan Cape, London, 1955
£10.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

On Poetry and Poets

Sixteen essays on poetry by T S Eliot
T S Eliot
Faber & Faber, London, 1961
£10.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Meaning of Meaning

A Study of the Influence of Language upon Thought and of the Science of Symbolism
C K Ogden, and I A Richards
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1956
£10.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Vita Sackville-West, A Bibliography

All books, poems, letters, speeches etc
Robert Cross, and Ann Ravenscroft-Hulme, foreword by Nigel Nicolson
Oak Knoll, New Castle, DE, 1999
£18.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

After the 'Thirties (Signed copy)

Roy Fuller's signed review copy and his notes.
Jack Lindsay
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1956
£12.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

George Herbert, His Religion and Art (Signed copy)

Signed by Joseph H Summers
Joseph H Summers
Chatto & Windus, London, 1954
£15.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Deceptions of Muriel Spark (Signed copy)

Signed by Irving Malin to Morton N Cohen, even suggesting it be passed on to Muriel Spark.
Irving Malin
Fordham University Press, New York, 1970
£20.00
Literary Criticism | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Life and Letters To-Day, Summer 1937

includes the first UK appearance of Franz Kafka's short story First Grief
Robert Herring (editor)
Brendin Publishing, London, 1937
£30.00
Literary Criticism | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Triple Thinkers

Ten Essays on Literature; a scarce first UK edition in dustwrapper
Edmund Wilson
Oxford University Press, London, 1939
£30.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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