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  • Dickens at Doughty Street by John Greaves 1975


    Elm Tree Books, 1975. First edition. Paperback 21.5cm by 14cm, 197 pages with black and white photos and a Foreword by Monica Dickens. The author was at the time of writing, Honorary Secretary of the Dickens Fellowship. This book details the time Charles Dickens and his wife Kate spent in 48 Doughty Street in Bloomsbury,…

  • Lewis Carroll’s Ripon by Maurice Taylor


    Did you know Lewis Carroll  visited Ripon during sixteen of his creative years? This pamphlet “attempts to put that into context.” Printed by Ripon Cathedral, 2005. Reprint of 1998 first edition. 21cm by 14.5cm , 16 pages, illustrated throughout with mostly b&w photos and illustrations. Condition: Clean contents but some wear to spine and slight…

  • Portrait of a Marriage by Nigel Nicolson 1990


    Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1990. Son Nigel wrote this biog of his parents Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville West. First published in1973 this 19.5cm x 13cm 216 page paperback features still from the 1990 TV series starring Janet McTeer as Vita. Condition: Previous owner has written her name and a couple of numbers on the final…