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MELVILLE BIOGRAPHY: AN INSIDE NARRATIVE
Written by Hershel Parker.
Stock no. 2126156
Published by Northwestern University Press. 1st USA 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Black boards. This book is enriched by a lifetime of intimate working partnerships with great Melville scholars of different generations and by the author's experience of successive phases of literary criticism. ISBN: 9780810127098.
MELVILLE HIS WORLD AND WORK
Written by Andrew Delbanco.
Stock no. 1815283
Published by Picador. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Delbanco traces Melville's growth from the bawdy storytelling of Typee through the spiritual preoccupations building up to Moby-Dick and the profound disillusionment of later works, even as he charts a life that left little evidence in its wake and was, long before Melville's death, consigned to obscurity. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. xxiii and 415 pages including index. ISBN: 033037107x.
DICK WHITTINGTON FACT AND FABLE
Written by John Attwood.
Stock no. 2119732
Published by Regency Press. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0721207391. White mark to front cover. Corners are bumped. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.
Written by W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 2119028
Published by R.H. Johns Limited. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
More than 50 writers represented by quotation, biography and comment. A Literary History and Anthology. Uneven fading to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; grubby to spine.
YSBRYD Y CWLWM: DELWEDD Y GENEDL YN EIN LLENYDDIAETH
Written by R.M. Jones.
Stock no. 1712817
Published by Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Text in Welsh. 457 pages. ISBN: 0708314643. Wrapper edge-creased.
MYTH, SYMBOL AND MEANING IN MARY POPPINS THE GOVERNESS AS PROVOCATEUR
Written by Giorgia Grilli.
Stock no. 1707357
Published by Routledge. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Mary Poppins immortalised by Disney is a far cry from the character created by Pamela Lyndon Travers in the 1930s. Drawing on the social history of the governess in England, Grilli rescues Mary Poppins from the sentimental Disney treatment and restores her to her truly revolutionary character. Translated by Jennifer Varney. Yellow glazed pictorial boards. 178 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780415977678. Corners bumped.
Written by Bettina Hurlimann; Brian W. Alderson.
Stock no. 1705877
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Modern picture-books for children from twenty-four countries with a bio-biographical supplement by Elizabeth Waldmann. Colour illustrations. 216 pages. Board edges worn with bumped corners. Ink stamps to prelims. Wrapper faded and grubby with edge-creasing and chipping.
MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 1
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 1705875
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Early Years C. 1550- c. 1739. Volume one ONLY. ISBN: 0877543755. Publisher Allen Lane Stickers added with additional ISBN of 0713916966. Wrapper grubby.
MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 2 1550-1739 THE EARLY YEARS
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 1705874
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
372 pages. ISBN: 0877543763. Publisher Allen Lane Stickers added with additional ISBN of 0713916974. Wrapper torn with some loss.
MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 5 PART 1 1837-1900 VICTORIAN AGE
Written by Robert Lee Wolff; et al.
Stock no. 1705873
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company; Allen Lane. 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
549 pages. ISBN: 0713917008. Wrapper grubby with some nicks.
HUNTING CAPTAIN AHAB PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AND THE MELVILLE REVIVAL
Written by Clare L. Spark.
Stock no. 1804825
Published by Kent State University Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. x and 730 pages including index. ISBN: 0873386744.
Written by Inga-Stina Ewbank; Olav Lausund; Bjorn Tysdahl.
Stock no. 1601590
Published by Norvik Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Edited by Ewbank, Lausund and Tysdahl. An examination of cultural and literary cross-currents between Scandinavia and Britain in the second half of the nineteenth century and up to World War I. 356 pages. ISBN: 1870041445. Pages 321 - 324 are missing (binding fault) but separate PHOTOCOPY sheets of these pages are loosely inserted.