Greenfield Books: Essays
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ARMSTRONG, MARTIN
THE BAZAAR and Other Stories
London, Jonathan Cape 1928, hb. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 287. First published in 1924, and re-issued by Cape in 1928 in The Traveller's Library.
¶ Light shelf wear and very light discolouration to cloth on front board. Small photo (of author?) pasted down to title page. Former owner's bookplate on front endpaper. A good plus, to very good, copy.
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Book number: 040360
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: BritLit

 
CONNOLLY, CYRIL
THE CONDEMNED PLAYGROUND/ESSAYS: 1927-1944
New York, MacMillan Co. 1946, 1st ed, 2nd pr, HB cloth. Ill.: Frontispiece of Connolly. Edges worn, bds. scuffed, contents clean; overall about good. 8vo, pp. xiii, 287.
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Book number: 007026
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1669]
Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: BritLit

 
DEACON, WILLIAM ARTHUR
POTEEN A Pot-Pourri of Canadian Essays
Ottawa, Graphic Publishers Ltd. 1926, 1st edition, hb cloth. Bds. a bit scuffed & soiled; else g/vg cond. (no dust jacket). Small 8vo, pp. 241. Includes a "Brief Survey of Canadian Literature", and "The First Histories of Canadian Literature."
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Book number: 008886
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: CanLit Anthologies

 
HERKLOTS, H. G. G.
PAPER AEROPLANES A Book of Essays
Cambridge, UK, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd. 1931, 1st edition, hb cloth. Ill.: photo frontispiece. Spine & top of boards sunned, light shelf wear; else good+ cond. 8vo, pp. vi, 229. Essays on "On Sleeping Upstairs", Hot Milk", On Buying an Alarm Clock", "Gobstoppers", "On Eating in Trains", etc.
¶ Signed by the author on the half title page. No dust jacket.
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Book number: 035438
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Essays

 
JERROLD, DOUGLAS
MRS. CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURES and other Stories and Essays
Oxford, UK, Henry Frowde / Oxford U. P. , . Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Bound in original sultan-red leather & printed on opaque paper. 12mo, pp. xii, 438. Volume CXXII in "The World's Classics" series. Scarce in the publisher's original slipcase.
¶ With an Introduction by Walter Jerrold and 90 illustrations in the text. Board edges rubbed. Top of spine sl. pulled. Pages a bit rippled - small tide stain to top edge of text block. In good plus condition. Slipcase is rubbed at edges, else tight and in good plus condition.
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Book number: 039055
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: BritLit Bindings

 
MACHEN, ARTHUR
DOG AND DUCK A London Calendar Et Caetera
London, Jonathan Cape 1926, hb. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 223, [1]. First published in 1924, and first reprinted in The Traveller's Library series in 1926.
¶ Light shelf wear and light scuffing to cloth. Former owner's bookplate on opposite front endpaper. A very good copy.
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Book number: 043235
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: BritLit

 
MACLENNAN, HUGH
SCOTCHMAN'S RETURN AND OTHER ESSAYS
Toronto, MacMillan of Canada 1960, hb. VG+/nf cond. DJ has 2" tear from lower right, chipped, else good. 8vo, pp. v, 279. A Canadian author who had one minor book success but, despite struggling, never quite "got it together" as a top-notch writer.
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Book number: 003792
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: Essays Canlit

 
MACTAVISH, NEWTON [ELLEN STAFFORD, ED.]
NEWTON MacTAVISH'S CANADA Selected Essays of Newton MacTavish
Toronto, Baxter Publishing Company 1963, hb. Ill.: Richard Taylor illustrations. Sl edgewear, name to ffep; vg in very sl chipped & soiled, vg dj. 8vo, pp. 176. "With humour, warmth and humanity these essays depicted a way of life far removed from our own.."
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Book number: 026456
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1669]
Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: Canadian history Canadiana CanLit Social history Humour

 
MAUGHAM, W. SOMERSET
ON A CHINESE SCREEN
London, Jonathan Cape 1927, hb. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 255, ads. First published in 1922, and first reprinted in The Traveller's Library series in 1927.
¶ Light shelf wear and light scuffing to cloth. Former owner's bookplate on opposite front endpaper. A good plus, to very good, copy.
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Book number: 043234
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: BritLit

 
MENCKEN, H. L.
SELECTED PREJUDICES Second Series
London, Jonathan Cape 1927, hb. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 223, ads. irst reprinted in The Traveller's Library series in 1927
¶ Light shelf wear and very light scuffing to cloth. Some lightly pencilled notes on last blank page (easily erased). Former owner's bookplate on opposite front endpaper. A good plus, to very good, copy.
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Book number: 043229
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: AmerLit

 
MENCKEN, H. L.
SELECTED PREJUDICES
London, Jonathan Cape 1927, hb. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 256, ads. First reprinted in The Traveller's Library series in 1927; a second series was also published by Cape in the same year.
¶ Light shelf wear and light scuffing to cloth. Some lightly pencilled notes on last blank page (easily erased). Former owner's bookplate on opposite front endpaper. A good plus, to very good, copy.
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Book number: 043231
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: AmerLit

 
MURRY, JOHN MIDDLETON
THE EVOLUTION OF AN INTELLECTUAL
London, Jonathan Cape 1927, hb. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 223, ads. First published [anonymously?] in 1920, and first reprinted in The Traveller's Library series in 1927.
¶ Murray (1889-1957) was a prolific English writer, essayist, critic, and editor. He produced more than 60 books and thousands of essays and reviews on literature, social issues, politics and religion. As a critic, Murry is best remembered for his association with Katherine Mansfield, whom he married in 1918 as her second husband; and for his friendships with D. H. Lawrence, and (and brief affair) with Frieda Lawrence. Light shelf wear and light scuffing to cloth. Former owner's bookplate on opposite front endpaper. A very good copy.
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Book number: 043236
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Catalogue: Essays
Keywords: BritLit

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