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Product Description: The Essays: On a Certain Provincial Player A New Kind of Fiction A Mad Shepherd Audacity in Authorship In Praise of the Hyperbole On Cartomancy On Being Kind to the Old The Dream On Filling in Forms Three Men The Bogey of Space A Road to Oneself The Editor On an Old Book of Natural History On Not Meeting Authors The Eternal Cheap Jack Holiday Notes from the Coast of Bohemia On a Mouth-organ An Apology for Bad Pianists A Father's Tragedy On Getting off to Sleep On Travel by Train The Peep On Vulgar Errors On Gossip A Road and Some Moods On a Certain Contemporary Essayist On Life and Lucky Bags Grigsby : A Record and an Appreciation A Paragon of Host...read more

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9781110888061 | Bibliolife, June 30, 2009, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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9781532945755 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 25, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: The Essays: On a Certain Provincial Player A New Kind of Fiction A Mad Shepherd Audacity in Authorship In Praise of the Hyperbole On Cartomancy On Being Kind to the Old The Dream On Filling in Forms Three Men The Bogey of Space A Road to Oneself The Editor On an Old Book of Natural History On Not Meeting Authors The Eternal Cheap Jack Holiday Notes from the Coast of Bohemia On a Mouth-organ An Apology for Bad Pianists A Father's Tragedy On Getting off to Sleep On Travel by Train The Peep On Vulgar Errors On Gossip A Road and Some Moods On a Certain Contemporary Essayist On Life and Lucky Bags Grigsby : A Record and an Appreciation A Paragon of Hosts
9781517422646 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 18, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Some of these essays have appeared in THE LONDON MERCURY, THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, THE OUTLOOK, and THE CAMBRIDGE REVIEW.
9781110888047 | Bibliolife, June 30, 2009, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Part of a series of books that aim of bring back into print the fiction work of one of the 20th century's greatest writers, J B Priestley. This book contains biographical details, images and information on the music hall scene of the 1920s, to enable the reader to place the novel in its historical context.

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9781905080359, titled "The Good Companions" | Special edition (Great Northern Books, October 1, 2007), cover price $27.70 | About this edition: Part of a series of books that aim of bring back into print the fiction work of one of the 20th century's greatest writers, J B Priestley.
9780899670447 | Harmony Raine & Co, June 1, 1980, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Published in 1929 and J.

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9780993344701, titled "The Good Companions" | Great Northern Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $15.30
9780226682235, titled "The Good Companions" | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1983), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Three amiable characters leave their care-torn worlds to join a foundering dramatic company on its travels through England during the late twenties

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Product Description: THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF KNOWING EVERYONE A PROFITEER, a Priest of Nebt-het, from Heliopolis, and a Fool were walking together one day, when they met the grim figure of War belching flame and fury. ‘Who is that?’ asked the fool and the priest of each other, quickening their pace...read more

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9781517015893, titled "Brief Diversions: Being Tales Travesties and Epigrams" | Createspace Independent Pub, August 24, 2015, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF KNOWING EVERYONE A PROFITEER, a Priest of Nebt-het, from Heliopolis, and a Fool were walking together one day, when they met the grim figure of War belching flame and fury.
9780548798454 | Kessinger Pub Co, November 30, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1925, this book contains the edited diary of Tom Moore, the Irish songwriter and close friend of Lord Byron. Priestley's selection of Moore's diary entries focuses mostly on Moore's golden period prior to his decline into ill health and personal tragedy...read more
By J. B. Priestley (editor)

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9781107463530 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 29, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1925, this book contains the edited diary of Tom Moore, the Irish songwriter and close friend of Lord Byron.

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Product Description: "I spent more than half my life, when I ought to have been enjoying myself, arguing and planning and running around like a maniac, all to sell a lot of things to people I didn't know, so that I could buy a lot of things that I didn't have time to use...read more

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9781783190515 | Oberon Books Ltd, April 15, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "I spent more than half my life, when I ought to have been enjoying myself, arguing and planning and running around like a maniac, all to sell a lot of things to people I didn't know, so that I could buy a lot of things that I didn't have time to use.

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Product Description: Ferndale, Laburnum Grove. A quiet, residential address in one of the newer north London suburbs. George Radfern, decent, respectable citizen and householder spends his Sunday evenings in his greenhouse, listening to Handel on the wireless...read more

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9781849434928 | Oberon Books Ltd, August 27, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Ferndale, Laburnum Grove.

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Product Description: The latest collection of the plays of JB Priestley, famed 20th century playwright and novelist. These two little known plays, while quite different, have important features in common.The 31st of June is a comedy set partly in an advertising agency and partly in a medieval castle and Jenny Villiers is a serious play set backstage in an old provincial theatre, but both plays exploit elements of time...read more
By J. B. Priestley and Tom Priestly (introduced by)

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9781849432177 | Oberon Books Ltd, August 27, 2013, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The latest collection of the plays of JB Priestley, famed 20th century playwright and novelist.

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Product Description: As bankruptcy looms, the ever-optimistic Jim Cornelius is fighting to keep his creditors happy and his spirits up. Tensions rise with the arrival of Judy, the beautiful young typist who shows Cornelius the life he could have led. Written for Ralph Richardson in 1935, Priestley observes the politics and tensions of daily office life with searing wit and humanity...read more

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9781849435000 | Reprint edition (Oberon Books Ltd, February 26, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: As bankruptcy looms, the ever-optimistic Jim Cornelius is fighting to keep his creditors happy and his spirits up.

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Product Description: The third volume of J.B. Priestley plays from Oberon includes a fascinating trio of plays, all written between 1938 and 1940, a creative period in Priestley's career that was interrupted by war. All three plays (Music at Night, The Long Mirror, and Ever Since Paradise) demonstrate Priestley's fascination with time...read more
By J. B. Priestley and Tom Priestley (introduced by)

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9781849432481 | Oberon Books Ltd, December 11, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The third volume of J.

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Product Description: 1930. Priestly is a famous British novelist and playwright. Contents: They Arrive; Mr. Smeeth is Reassured; The Dersinghams at Home; Turgis Sees Her; Miss Matfield Wonders; Mr. Smeeth Gets His Rise; Arabian Nights for Turgis; Miss Matfield's New Year; Mr...read more

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9781905080274 | Great Northern Books, October 1, 2012, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: 1930.

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9780766195035 | Kessinger Pub Co, April 30, 2005, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: 1930.
9780226682105 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1983), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The arrival of the mysterious Mr.

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Product Description: "So – for God's sake – don't say anything to the inspector."A respectable household is shocked when a strange police inspector visits them shortly after dinner... and proceeds to unravel their prejudices and lies. Through this almost surreal murder-mystery, Priestley interweaves social comment with a gripping story that twists and turns every few pages...read more
By Clive Bryant (editor), Jason Cobley (adapted by) and J. B. Priestley

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9781907127236 | Classical Comics, August 7, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "So – for God's sake – don't say anything to the inspector.

The author describes his travels around England in 1933 and shares his observations on the social and economic conditions of that period

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9781905080502 | Great Northern Books, July 1, 2012, cover price $42.25
9780226682129 | Subsequent edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, August 1, 1984), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The author describes his travels around England in 1933 and shares his observations on the social and economic conditions of that period

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9781406737387 | Hesperides Pr, November 30, 2006, cover price $31.45 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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9781905080267 | Great Northern Books, June 1, 2012, cover price $28.75

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Product Description: In the heart of Northern England, three respectable couples, married on the same day, at the same church, and by the same vicar, join to celebrate 25 years of blissful matrimony. Or so they think.

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9781849431163 | Oberon Books Ltd, October 18, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In the heart of Northern England, three respectable couples, married on the same day, at the same church, and by the same vicar, join to celebrate 25 years of blissful matrimony.

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9780435016593 | Cdr edition (Gardners Books, April 15, 2010), cover price $430.40

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Product Description: delight

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9781905080670 | Great Northern Books, September 10, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: delight
9780836920154 | Facsimile edition (Books for Libraries, June 1, 1971), cover price $26.95

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Product Description: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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9781443781435 | Lightning Source Inc, November 30, 2008, cover price $30.45 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9781409723950 | Lightning Source Inc, May 31, 2008, cover price $30.45 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780548145067 | Kessinger Pub Co, July 30, 2007, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780403006953 | Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1970, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: This Is A New Release Of The Original 1910 Edition.

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9781428658097 | Kessinger Pub Co, July 31, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: JOHNSON OVER JORDAN THE PLAY AND ALL ABOUT IT AN ESSAY BY J. B. PRIESTLEY CONTENTS AUTHORS NOTE ACT ONE ACT TWO ACT THREE AND ALL ABOUT IT POSTSCRIPT ILLUSTRATIONS JOHNSON AND THE EXAMINERS JOHNSON AND FIGURE THE NIGHT CLUB JOHNSON AND MADAME VULTURE DON QUIXOTE AT THE WINDOW JOHNSON, JILL AND ALBERT THE FIGURE JOHNSON, WALKS TOWARDS THAT BLUE SPACE A PLAY IN THREE ACTS NOTE...read more

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9781406736120 | Hesperides Pr, November 30, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: JOHNSON OVER JORDAN THE PLAY AND ALL ABOUT IT AN ESSAY BY J.
9781840022483 | Oberon Books Ltd, June 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Robert Johnson lived the most ordinary of lives, until he died.

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Presents the story of the disillusioned Hollywood scriptwriter, Gregory Dawson. A chance encounter in a Cornish hotel sends him back to the Bruddersford (Bradford) of his youth before the First World War. Summing up his recollections of the past and the realisation of his present role, he is led towards a new conception of the future.

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9781905080182 | Special edition (Great Northern Books, October 5, 2006), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Presents the story of the disillusioned Hollywood scriptwriter, Gregory Dawson.

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9780226682112 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1983), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Gregory Dawson, a fifty-year-old British writer, nostalgically recalls the people and events which filled his life prior to World War I

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9781428658387 | Kessinger Pub Co, July 31, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: In these passionate and witty essays on the theatre, J B Priestley distills his experience as playwright, producer, director and actor. This new collection is part defense of theatre, part incisive criticism, and, part instructive guide for would-be playwrights...read more
By J. B. Priestley and Tom Priestley (introduced by)

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9781840022940 | Oberon Books Ltd, July 31, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In these passionate and witty essays on the theatre, J B Priestley distills his experience as playwright, producer, director and actor.

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Product Description: English Humour Originally published in 1929 as part of the English Heritage Series, this is a fascinating book charting the progression of English humour - from great writers to Great Illustrators Priestley, the great English novelist, analyzes different facets of English humor from Chaucer, Chesterton, Shakespeare, Gilbert, et al...read more

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9780812820935 | Stein & Day Pub, December 1, 1976, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The English novelist analyzes the writers, actors, and artists who have made his countrymen chuckle since the time of Chaucer

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9781846649790 | Obscure Pr, February 28, 2006, cover price $33.45 | About this edition: English Humour Originally published in 1929 as part of the English Heritage Series, this is a fascinating book charting the progression of English humour - from great writers to Great Illustrators Priestley, the great English novelist, analyzes different facets of English humor from Chaucer, Chesterton, Shakespeare, Gilbert, et al.

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Product Description: Brand NEW. We ship worldwide

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9789500363129 | 1 edition (Losada/ Espana, October 1, 2005), cover price $21.90 | About this edition: Brand NEW.

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