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  • A Selection by Tom Hadaway

    £5.00

    North Tyneside Libraries, 1996. 21cm by 15cm paperback, black and white illustrated wraps, 38 pages. Contains two of his plays: God Bless Thee Jacky Maddison and The Seafarers. Condition: Shelf-worn with a price sticker on the rear cover.

  • Five Stories About Michael Portillo Remembered by James Johnston

    £10.00

    14.5cm by 10.5cm black and white stapled booklet, 12 pages. Privately printed. Illustrated by Emily Ross. I picked up this booklet in The Left Luggage Room, a bar on Monkseaton Metro Station in North East England in 2018 or 2019. Condition: one tiny beer stain on front cover.

  • Granta 101, Spring 2008

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Jason Cowley and featuring Hilary Mantel, Annie Proulx, Douglas Coupland and more.21cm by 14.5cm 286 pages. Condition: Miniscule shelf-wear. Appears unread. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 53, Spring 1996

    £3.00

    A paperback magazine of new writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue’s theme is News and features Zoe Heller, Gordon Burn, Fintan O’Toole and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: Crease down front cover and covers slightly yellowed with age. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask…

  • Granta 54, Summer 1996

    £3.00

    A Paperback magazine of new writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled The Best of Young American Novelists and features Jonathan Franzen, Jeffrey Eugenides, Fae Myenne Ng, Mona Simpson and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 320 pages. Condition: A few pages to the rear of the book have creasing to the bottom corner plus…

  • Granta 56, Winter 1996

    £3.00

    A Paperback Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled: What Happened to Us? Britain’s Valedictory Realism and features John Banville on Anthony Blunt plus Hilary Mantel, Hanif Kureishi, Philip Hensher, Fintan O’Toole and more.21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: A Very Good clean copy. N.B. We have more copies of…

  • Granta 72, Winter 2000

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack and featuring Richard Ford, Olga Tokarczuk, Nik Cohn, A.L. Kennedy and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: Clean contents but crease the spine of front cover. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 73, Spring 2001

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    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled Necessary Journeys and features Ian McEwan on Dunkirk plus Decca Aitkenhead, Dayanita Singh, Isabel Hilton plus the untold story of how the FBI pursued James Baldwin. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: edge-wear to covers and page edges. N.B. We have more…

  • Granta 80 Winter 2002

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    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled The Group: Pictures from Previous Lives and features Geoff Dyer, Luke Harding, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Theroux and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: Minimal edge-wear and slight curling to the front cover. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in…

  • Granta 82, Summer 2003

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled Life’s Like That and features Simon Gray, Lynn Barber and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: some shelf-wear. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 84, Winter 2003

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled Over There How America Sees The World and features Edmund White, James Kelman, Paul Theroux, Studs Terkel, Gary Shteyngart and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: Minimal edge-wear with a couple of Granta leaflets laid in. N.B. We have more copies…

  • Granta 89, Spring 2005 The Factory

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack and featuring Isabel Hilton, Luc Sante, Tessa Hadley plus a rare interview with James Joyce. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: very clean and tight. Appears unread. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 94, Summer 2006

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. Travel writing special featuring John Burnside, Michel Faber, Tessa Hadley and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: Clean contents but slight wear and creasing to covers. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar

    £3.50

    Penguin, 2000. Reprint Penguin Modern Classics. 19.5cm by 13cm illustrated wraps, 288 pages. Introduction by Paul Bailey who writes of this novel: “a timeless masterpiece…every page is informed by her profound scholarship…” Condition: Slight shelf-wear with light browning with age to page edges. Appears unread.

  • Present Lives Future Becoming by Cosmo Pieterse and George Hallett 1974

    £35.00

    Sub-titled: A South African Landscape in words and pictures, this collection of poetry, prose and photos is by eminent South African playwright, poet, literary critc, Pieterse and fellow South African, George Hallett, known for his work during Apartheid and the country’s early democracy. First edition. Hickey Press, Surrey, 1974. 29.5cm x 21cm, 90 pages illustrated…

  • The Decline and Fall of The Middle Class by Patrick Hutber

    £2.50

    Penguin, 1977. Reprint paperback colour illstrated wraps, 18cm by 11cm, 172 pages. Full title: The Decline and Fall of The Middle Class and how it can fight back. Cover illustration by Michael Foreman. Condition: 1cm by 1cm tea (?) stain on left hand side of front cover, pages uniformly browned with age.

  • The Early Charters of the Thames Valley by Margaret Gelling 1979

    £15.00

    1st edition hardback book published by Leicester University Press, 1979. Greencloth hardback book measuring 22cm by 14cm with 208 pages with top edge of pages red in dustwrapper. The book catalogues all known pre-Conquest documents relating to land ownership in the counties of Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Oxfordshire and Surrey. Condition: Book has slightly…

  • The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer 1993

    £4.00

    The feminist classic first published in 1971, this is a paperback reprint by Flamingo in 1993. Book measures 20cm by 13cm with 397 printed pages. Condition: previously owned. Pages browned with age and some edge-wear to covers but contents clean and complete.

  • The Interregnum The Quest for Settlement 1646-1660

    £5.00

    The Interregnum The Quest for Settlement 1646-1660 edited by G.E. Aylmer revised reprint from Macmillan, 1979. This paperback book measures 21.5cm by 14cm and has 247 pages. It is a 1979 reprint of the revised edition which came out in 1974. The first edition was published in 1972. Each chapter has a different author including…

  • The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell

    £3.00

    Flamingo Modern Classic, [1997]. 19.5cm by 13cm paperback, colour illustrated wraps, 587 pages. This complete edition presents the work in almost its complete form. Tony Benn said of it: “A torch to pass from generation to generation.” Condition: Slight sunning to spine and light shelf-wear plus page edges uniformly browned with age. Appears unread.

  • The Tale of Driver Grope by Richard Ingrams and Ralph Steadman

    £28.00

    Dobson, 1969. First edition. 29cm by 21cm blue boards illustrated throughout by Ralph Steadman. It might have been published by a children’s publisher but this is a title for adults to read, digest and act on. Richard “Private Eye” Ingrams wrote this messed up fairy tale of greed, capitalism, and environmental concerns. Ralph Steadman provided…

  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Fifth Series 1986

    £5.00

    Green cloth hardback 22cm by 14cm with 301 pages. Includes society President G.E. Aylmer’s Address entitled Collective Mentalities in mid Seventeenth-Century England: The Puritan Outlook. Condition: Minor shelf-wear to boards and spine but otherwise clean and bright.

  • Victor Burgin Mari Mahr Mitra Tabrizian 1986 Photographers’ Gallery exhibition catalogue

    £8.50

    PRESS & The Photographers’ Gallery. Published to accompany the exhibition Idle Times by Mari Mahr, Correct Distance by Mitra Tabrizian at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, January 1986. 21cm by 15cm white wraps 36 pages. Includes black and white images throughout plus article Diderot, Barthes, Hieroglyph by Victor Burgin written January 1985. Condition: Contents clean but…