Abbey Antiquarian Books: Fiction and Poetry
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BOOK OF MODERN VERSE
London, Chatto and Windus /Zodiac Books No.18 First edition 1939 . Duodecimo yellow pictorial boards in edge torn dust jacket 64pp V.G in edge torn but complete jacket missing small triangle to foot of rear hinge & a bit dust marked.
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Book number: F66222
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Keywords: poetry verse 20th century modern pre-war

 
ADAMS,RICHARD
IRON WOLF & OTHER STORIES
London, Lane 1st edition 1980 Color plates by Yvonne Gilbert b/w illustrations by J.Campbell . Large octavo boards in dust-jacket (slightly rubbed to tips) 141pgs neat name on FEP else near fine *FOLK TALES
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Book number: F262
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Keywords: short stories first edition

 
ADAMS,DOUGLAS
LONG DARK TEA-TIME OF THE SOUL
London, Heinemann 1st edition 1988 . Octavo boards in dust-jacket (tips slightly bumped/small scratch to rear cover of dust-jacket) 246pp inscription on FEP & name under REP dust-jacket flap else V.G in V.G dust-jacket
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Book number: F274
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Keywords: science fiction first edition

 
ADDISON,JOSEPH
DE COVERLEY PAPERS From The Spectator
London, Dent/New York Dutton No.20 in King's Treasures of Literature series reprint 1934 Illustrations by H.M. Brock . 153x110mm blue cloth gilt decorated spine (spine faded/tips worn) 128pp lacks FEP & 3 names to ownership area. Neat copy.
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Book number: F66031
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Keywords: literature 18th century

 
AMIS,KINGSLEY
BIOGRAPHER'S MOUSTACHE, The
London, Flamingo/HarperCollins 1st edition 1995 . Octavo boards in price clipped dust jacket 282pp near Fine in V.G+ jacket. 1st printing with all the impression numbers from 1 present.
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Book number: F59021
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Keywords: first edition fiction

 
AMIS,KINGSLEY
RIVERSIDE VILLAS MURDER
London, Cape 1st edition 1973 . Octavo boards in dust jacket (tips rubbed/sl.bumped and small tape removal mark) 224pp ex library with usual stamps & marks on FEP and back of TP only, a few signs of use but G+ in edge-rubbed jacket.
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Book number: F58771
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Keywords: crime first edition fiction

 
ANDERSON,KEVIN J. (CREATED BY CHRIS CARTER)
GROUND ZERO the X-Files
London, Harper Collins 1st edition 1995 . Octavo boards in dust jacket 290pp V.G+ in V.G jacket
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Book number: F54453
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Keywords: extra terrestrial science fiction horror

 DE ANGELIS, APRIL, A WARWICKSHIRE TESTIMONY
DE ANGELIS, APRIL
A WARWICKSHIRE TESTIMONY
London, Faber & Faber 1st edition 1999 Cover design by Pentagram. . Paperback grey pictorial card covers [xiv] +75pp. A play on the changing ways of life based on "living memories" gathered from local interviews of villagers of Clifford Chambers in Warwickshire. The play was premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Other Place Theatre in August 1999 at Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Book number: F74088
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Keywords: play folk memories Warwickshire
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ANSCOMBE,RODERICK
SECRET LIFE OF LASZLO, COUNT DRACULA
London, Bloomsbury 1st edition 1994 . PROOF COPY in uncorrected proof wraps, octavo wrappers 550pp. slightly dusty and small mark else neat copy. *Precedes first edition which came out in 1995 this has some printed corrections.
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Book number: F67749
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AQUILAR,GRACE
HOME INFLUENCE. A tale for mothers and Daughters
London, Heywood 1890s approx) Plates . Octavo tan decorated cloth (tips worn/marked mainly to lower cover) All Edges Gilt 421pp minor toning to edges, prize bookplate & one squiggle on FEP. Inner hinge pulled but scrim unbroken else V.G. *Typical Victorian moral novel.
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Book number: F61094
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ARCHER,JEFFREY
MATTER OF HONOUR,A
London, Hodder&Stoughton 1st edition 1986 . Octavo boards in dust-jacket 350pgs V.G+/near Fine
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Book number: F285
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Keywords: fiction first edition

 ARMSTRONG, ANTHONY  ("A.A."), SELECTED WARRIORS
ARMSTRONG, ANTHONY ("A.A.")
SELECTED WARRIORS
London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. (The Gateway Library) first thus 1932 . Duodecimmo cloth in dust jacket (tips bit rubbed/small tears without loss to jacket) viii +162pp Contents without inscription, no marks, crisp, tight and clean. *This book contains a selection, from Warriors at Ease and Warriors Still at Ease, of "A.A.'s" best articles on the lighter side of military life.
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Book number: F73177
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ARNOLD,MATTHEW (EDITED BY HENRY NEWBOLT)
MATTHEW ARNOLD (poetry)
London, Nelson & sons 1920 approx) Portrait frontis . Pocket octavo green gilt leather (spine faded/head of spine chipped for 1cm) xiv+327pgs slight foxing name on FEP a few marginalia in pencil G+
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Book number: F257
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Keywords: poetry

 
ARNOLD,N.S
SWISS RESURRECTION PLAY OF THE 16th CENTURY
New York, Columbia Univ 1st edition 1949 Facsimile plate of original manuscript . Large octavo cloth spined boards (tips worn) Part I = 75pg discussion of the play Part II = transcript of text + notes + Bibliography THIS TYPESCRIPT is a PhD thesis & includes musical appendix etc.
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Book number: F289
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Keywords: play drama

 
ASHTON,HELEN
RETURN TO CHELTENHAM
London, Collins 1st edition 1980s) Dust jacket by Harry Toothill . Octavo boards in slightly edge-torn dust jacket (tips rubbed) 254pgs pencilled comment "Yes, thats just what it was-"
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Book number: F46838
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Keywords: fiction first edition Gloucestershire

 BAILEY,PHILIP JAMES] (1816-1902) BUT ONLY "BY A STUDENT" ON TITLEPAGE, THE BEAUTIES OF FESTUS with Descriptive Index.
BAILEY,PHILIP JAMES] (1816-1902) BUT ONLY "BY A STUDENT" ON TITLEPAGE
THE BEAUTIES OF FESTUS with Descriptive Index.
London, Longmans, Green & Co. 1884 . Small octavo blue cloth (slightly marked/tips worn) viii+ 88pp. *A neat clean tight copy of this poetry selection.
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Book number: F70126
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/F70126.jpg BAILEY,PHILIP JAMES] (1816-1902) BUT ONLY "BY A STUDENT" ON TITLEPAGE, THE BEAUTIES OF FESTUS with Descriptive Index. 

 
BAINBRIDGE,BERYL
MASTER GEORGIE
London, Duckworth 2nd impression same month & year as first 1998 . Octavo cloth dust jacket 190pp V.G+ in V.G jacket *Short-listed for the 1998 Booker prize.
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Book number: F62816
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Keywords: fiction novel Booker prize

 BARRETT, MARY ELLIN, CASTLE UGLY
BARRETT, MARY ELLIN
CASTLE UGLY
London, World Books 1968 Dust jacket by David Fawcett. . Octavo boards in dust jacket (hinge & edges of jacket rubbed/lower cover & flaps somewhat foxed) 224pp paper edge slightly tanned. *First book of by this author, the daughter of the composer Irving Berlin and the writer Ellin Berlin.
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Book number: F73516
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BELLEW,J.C.M.
POETS' CORNER a manual for students in English poetry .. biographical sketches of the authors
London, Routledge and Sons 1878 . Octavo brown gilt decorated cloth (tips sl.worn) All Edges Gilt vii+920pp Inscription on FEP V.G. Preface says: "Introduced poets of an early and middle period as fully as possible: Lydgate, Henrysone, Haines .. are names too little known in works of Selection".
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Book number: F58038
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Keywords: poetry biography Victorian selection

 BENTLEY, NICOLAS, GOLDEN SOVEREIGNS and some of lesser value from Boadicea to Elizabeth II
BENTLEY, NICOLAS
GOLDEN SOVEREIGNS and some of lesser value from Boadicea to Elizabeth II
London, Mitchell Beazley new edition 1971 Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley. . Octavo boards with gilt regal elements and price clipped dust jacket (tips rubbed) 126pp. Each of the 51 sovereigns is illustrated in a full page drawing by Bentley with accompanying humorous text. V.G.in V.G jacket.
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Book number: F73116
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Keywords: humorous history royalty rulers Britain
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BENTLEY, NICOLAS
TIME OF MY LIFE
London, Joseph 1st edition 1937 Illustrations to each page by Nicolas Bentley . Square octavo pale blue cloth (tips slightly worn/rubbed) unpaginated autobiography in drawings. Inscription on FEP, EP creased else neat.
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Book number: F47107
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Keywords: humor cartoon illustration

 BESANT, WALTER (1836-1901), THE BELL OF ST PAUL'S A New Edition
BESANT, WALTER (1836-1901)
THE BELL OF ST PAUL'S A New Edition
London, Chatto & Windus New Edition 1890 . Octavo blue decorated cloth (spine rubbed/tips worn) vi +328pp +32pp catalogue dated Oct.1890. Names to half title Lilian Gregson and (crossed out) Captain George Phillips. Blindstamp to corner of flyleaf. Very clean bright and tight.
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Book number: F73693
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 BESANT, WALTER AND JAMES RICE, THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEET A New Edition
BESANT, WALTER AND JAMES RICE
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEET A New Edition
London, Chatto & Windus New Edition 1882 . Octavo grey decorated coth (spine browned/wear to head and foot of spine/tips worn) vi +314pp +32pp catalogue dated Nov. 1881. Name to pastedown. A very few spots of foxing but remarkably clean throughout.
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Book number: F73692
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BICKLE,JUDITH
FURTHER POEMS
London, Hale 1st edition 1953 . Presentation copy with personalized inscription + holograph letter (2 sides) octavo boards in dust jacket (tips rubbed) 63pp V.G+ in V.G jacket with a slight mark and 1 small tear without loss. *Her 4th book of poetry (not counting her children's anthology). She also had published a novel by this date.
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Book number: F64694
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Keywords: fiction poetry signed copy

 BLAKE, WILLIAM (1757-1827) EDITED BY STANLEY GARDNER, SELECTED POEMS
BLAKE, WILLIAM (1757-1827) EDITED BY STANLEY GARDNER
SELECTED POEMS
London, University of London Press Ltd 1972 . Paperback (tips rubbed/sl.marked) 188pp +[3]pp of index. Ownership inscription Jean Edwards on flyleaf, many hand written notes on nearly every page, in red, green and blue ink and some underlining.
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Book number: F73178
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