Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories

£34.99

Product description

First Edition, published in 1911 by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd. The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories, by E. M. Forster. In addition to the titular story, the book contains the following stories: The Story of a Panic, The Other Side of the Hedge, Other Kingdom, The Curate's Friend, and The Road from Colonus.

Fair condition hardback, commensurate with age, on blue boards with gilt titles to the spine. The spine is sunned, and the corners of the boards are worn and rubbed. Some sticker damage to the front board. The front hinge is cracked and exposed on the title page, but the binding still holds. Former library book, with what appears to be the library card partially removed from the rear pastedown. Former owner's inscription to the front pastedown. The edges of the block are yellowed with age, as are the pages inside, which are also lightly foxed.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Forster, E. M.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16mo - 6-7
Dimensions:
5" x 7"
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
163
Publisher:
Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd.
Title:
The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories

Standard UK Delivery (currently free)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

First Edition, published in 1911 by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd. The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories, by E. M. Forster. In addition to the titular story, the book contains the following stories: The Story of a Panic, The Other Side of the Hedge, Other Kingdom, The Curate's Friend, and The Road from Colonus.

Fair condition hardback, commensurate with age, on blue boards with gilt titles to the spine. The spine is sunned, and the corners of the boards are worn and rubbed. Some sticker damage to the front board. The front hinge is cracked and exposed on the title page, but the binding still holds. Former library book, with what appears to be the library card partially removed from the rear pastedown. Former owner's inscription to the front pastedown. The edges of the block are yellowed with age, as are the pages inside, which are also lightly foxed.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Forster, E. M.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16mo - 6-7
Dimensions:
5" x 7"
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
163
Publisher:
Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd.
Title:
The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £4.70

Outside Europe: £7.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Bookshop Newport

Newport Books & Music is situated in the picturesque market square at the heart of the Isle of Wight's principal shopping centre, conventiently placed for public transport and parking. We stock a wide range of high quality used books and music, both vintage and modern, along with Oxfam's popular fair-trade gift products and an exclusive selection of work produced by local artists.

Oxfam is the UK's largest second hand bookseller. Oxfam bookshops offer a wider selection of books than most shops, from modern fiction and leisure interest to more specialist subjects, classics, and rare or collectable books. We also sell a good selection of attractive greetings cards. Come and browse!

View Shop