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Sir John Barrow, The Mutiniy of the Bounty

Folio Society, 1999. Hardback. In slipcase. Illustrated.

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

Folio Society, 2006. Hardback. In slipcase. Quarter-bound in cloth. Wood engravings by Peter Forster.

Daniel Dafoe, Robinson Crusoe

Folio Society, 1998. Hardback. In slipcase. Illustrated with linocuts by John Lawrence.

William Golding, Lord of the Flies

Adapted and annotated for Dutch schools
Groningen, 1969. 4th printing. Paperback. Antiquarian: fair condition.
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Rudyard Kipling, Collected Short Stories

Folio Society, 2004
Five hardbacks in a slipcase with stories and essays from the author of The Jungle Book. Introduced by Andrew Lycett. With 55 b&w illustrations and colour frontispieces by Philip Bannister. 2784 pages.

Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago

Folio Society, 1997. Hardback. In slipcase. Illustrated by Véronique Bour.

Stephen Pile, The Return of Heroic Failures

Penguin, 1989. Reprint. Paperback. Antiquarian: fine condition.*

This book includes such true incompetents as the world's worst novelist (Amanda McKittrick Ros), the teenagers who stole a burglar alarm (Knibbs and Hunt), the man who broke into the wrong warehouse (Vincent Pattison) and the man who, when attempting to lower his cellar to create an additional room, dug away the foundations and caused his house to collapse (Michael Taylor).
A fantastic answer to all the 'Best of'' books we get.
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William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

Gramercy, 1994. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. 1st edition thus. Hardback (no dustjacket issued).

Theresa Coletti, Naming the Rose

Eco, Medieval Signs, and Modern Theory
Cornell University Press, 1989. 1st edition. Paperback. Study into Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose. Antiquarian: very good condition.

Robert Gale, Plots and Characters in the Fiction and Sketches of Nathaniel Hawthorne

MIT Press, 1972. 1st edition thus. Paperback. "a valuable reference work". Antiquarian: very good condition.

Robert Gale, Plots and Characters in the Fiction and Narrative Poetry of Herman Melville

MIT Press, 1972. 1st edition thus. Paperback. "a valuable reference work". Antiquarian: very good condition.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Airmont Classic, 1968. Paperback. Conversations of an aristocrat with various persons about the role of class in society. Antiquarian: very good condition.

William Dean Howells, My Mark Twain

Reminiscences and Criticism
Louisiana State University Press, 1967. 1st edition. Paperback. Includes a biographical sketch, Howell's (a close friend of Twain) twelve essays on Mark Twain, and additional information. Antiquarian: good condition.

Alfred Kazin, An American Procession

The Major American Writers from 1830-1930: The Crucial Century
Vintage Books, 1985. 1st edition. Paperback. "captures both the individual temper and texture of the greatest American writers". Antiquarian: very good condition.

J. Kooistra, A Shorter Introduction to English Literature

Groningen, 1970. 18th edition. Hardback (no dustjacket issued). Illustrated. From Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to Philip Larkin. Antiquarian: good condition.

Carolyn Porter, Seeing & Being

The Plight of the Participant Observer in Emerson, James, Adams and Faulkner
Wesleyan University Press, 1986. Second printing. Paperback. "A powerful, broadly Marxist attempt to deny American literature the Adamic innocence". Antiquarian: very good condition.

Victor Terras, A Karamazov Companion

Commentary on the Genesis, Language and Style of Dostoevsky's Novel
University of Wisconsin Press, 1981. 1st edition. Paperback. Antiquarian: very good condition.

Stephen Vizinczey, Truth and Lies in Literature

Essays and Reviews
University of Chicago Press, 1988. 1st edition. Paperback. Antiquarian: very good condition (spine faded).

Julie West Johnson, American Literature

McDougal, Littell Literature
New York, 1989. Hardback (no dustjacket issued). Illustrated. Antiquarian: good condition.