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

 
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

 
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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 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
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.67 | JP¥ 1907]
Keywords: military humour

 
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

 
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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 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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Keywords: fiction

 
Bede, Cuthbert (pseudonym of Rev. Edward Bradley)
ADVENTURES OF MR. VERDANT GREEN an Oxford Freshman ...with numerous illustrations designed and drawn on the wood by the author.
London, James Blackwood 90th thousand 1860s by impression) Frontis + Pictorial Titlepage + text illlustrations by Edward Bradley . Three parts in One volume. Octavo half leather on 4 raised bands. Spine with gilt red title to spine plum pebbled cloth sides (hinges and corners rubbed/spine gilt rubbed). Frontis + Titlepage + vi +112pp +108pp +112pp Name to fly leaf, somewhat cropped to top edge. Endpapers and last page slightly foxed. Some signs of use but no loose pages, no ripped pages, and over 80 marvelous illustrations, playing billiards, punting, and fencing. *Humorous Oxford undergraduate at (fictional) Brasenface College. Here paginated in three parts only LATER editions are through paginated.
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Book number: F75259
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 US$ 48.15 | JP¥ 7246]
Keywords: Victorian 19th century humorous novel

 
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

 
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

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