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  • A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories by Issac Bashevis Singer


    Penguin 1980,  18cm by 11cm 303 page paperback reprint. Singer was winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature. Condition: Covers worn and there is the remains of water damage to the last five pages.

  • Enlightenment by Roy Porter


    Penguin, 2001. Reprint. 20cm by 13cm, 727 pages. Sub-titled: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World and described by one reviewer as “A sparkling compendium of eighteenth-century ideas-in-action….” Condition: Minor edge-wear to corners of wraps and page edges are uniformly browned/yellowed with age. Looks unread.

  • Selected Poems by Osip Mandelstam


    Penguin, 1977. Penguin Modern European Poets series. Translated by Clarence Brown and W.S. Merwin. 20cm by 13cm, 138 pages. Includes insightful Introduction by Clarence Brown on this Russian poet who died on his way to a Siberian labour camp. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003)….

  • The Estate by Issac Bashevis Singer 1975


    Penguin 1975 18cm by 11cm 334 page paperback reprint. The Estate concludes Singer’s epic story which began with The Manor. Condition: Ink signature of previous owner on title page plus notes on rear of final page dated 17/3/1979 about literature.

  • Under the Clock New Poems by Tony Harrison


    Penguin Books, 2005. Pocket Penguin 38, published as part of Penguin Books’ 70th anniversary celebrations. 18cm by 11cm, 55 pages. INSCRIBED by Harold Pinter on title page “To Stella from Harold” and  a 15cm by 11cm compliments card from Pinter laid in. Could the previous owner have been Stella Powell, granddaughter of Harold’s second wife…