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THE CONDEMNED PLAYGROUND, ESSAYS 1927-1944 [in scarce dustjacket]

By: Connolly, Cyril

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41136


287 pages; Book condition is Fine - clean and tight in original black cloth; dustjacket has offsetting at spine (3 inch stain from ancient internal tape repair). The dustwrapper of this wartime publication is quite scarce. OCLC: 6320613; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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OCCUPATION: WRITER

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38821


Near Fine in Near Fine, price-clipped DJ. Graves writes: This is not a handbook for young writers who wish to succeed in their profession, but a collection of my scattered bye-works." These bye-works include Lars Porsena, the only modern monograph on swearing; short stories with settings in Spain, Devon and the Antarctic; two plays; an interview with a dead man; an essay on Treason of the Clerks; and historical discoveries about the original Private Atkins, the mad... View more info

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OCCUPATION : WRITER

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Creative Age Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40878


A collection of essays, stories and plays written over three decades; included are works originally published in chapbook form, such as Lars Porsena, or the Future of Swearing, The Profession of Writing, The History of Humour, Imperial Incest, and The Shout. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise very good in dustjacket with some shallow chipping at head of spine and light soiling to front panel. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed... View more info