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A Touch of Fantasy

By: Adams, A.H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34195

Condition: Good


8vo. first edition, 304 pp. 16 pp. book ad lists (these unopened) blank rear end paper torn with loss. foredges and endpapers browned, small ink ownership inscription on half title, internally light sporadic foxing and light browning, good in original green cloth gilt, extremities a little shelfworn but cloth and gilt bright, good plus. View more info

Love and the Luxembourg

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Covici, Friede Inc.: 1930

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 33038

Condition: Very Good


tall 8vo. signed limited edition 91/475, signed by author and designer, teg, o/w uncut, light browning, very good in original red cloth gilt, light wear to extremities, very good in worn slipcase, lower edge of slipcase lost. View more info

The Pack of Pieces

By: Armstrong, Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27087

Condition: Good


8vo. 1942. 1st edition. 179pp. Pages browned with foxing to foredges and edges of margins, otherwise good. Original pale green cloth. Fading to spine and edges and lightly shelf-worn. Slight lean to boards otherwise good. D/w spine faded, a little edge-worn, chipped and creased. Lightly browned. Good and better than it sounds. View more info

Flying The Aviation Trilogy Starnger to the Ground; Biplane; Nothing By Chance

By: Bach, Richard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York London Toronto Sydney, Scribner Classics: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 34277

ISBN: 0743247477

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 451 pp. first edition thus, first impressionvery good in very good original cloth gilt and very good dustwrapper, light shelfwear. View more info

Alanna Autumnal

By: Barker, George

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Wishart: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24778

Condition: Good


8vo. 1933. First edition. 87pp. Browning to eps and some very light sporadic foxing. Pages lightly and uniformly browned otherwise good in original quarter cloth and paper covered boards. Light rubbing to edges and generally browned, foxed and slightly grubby with a few very minor marks. Good overall and better than it sounds. View more info

Death in a Cold Climate

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30437

ISBN: 0002310856

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 196 pp. first edition, foredges browned and lightly foxed, internally pages light browned, very good in original red cloth gilt, corners lightly bumped top and tail spine rubbed, otherwise cloth and gilt clean and bright, very good in unclipped dustrapper, light edgewear, spine sunned, extremities interior of jacket browned, near very good. View more info

The Oakleyites

By: Benson, E.F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22147

Condition: Good


8vo. (1915). First edtion. 318pp. Sproadic light foxing otherwise good. Original blue cloth. Spine slightly faded, a few small marks and extremtities rubbed. Good. View more info

April, A Book of Minor Verse

By: Bensusan, S.L.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, St. Catherine's Press,: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Inscription from Author

Seller ID: 8431

Condition: Good


8vo. 56pp. foreword by L. Cranmer-Byng. Some light sporadic foxing otherwise good. presentation inscription from author. Cream paper boards, irregularly faded with light shelf-wear to extremities otherwise good, gilt lettering bright. View more info

The Castle of Adventure

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co. Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34327

Condition: Good


8vo. first edition, 319 pp. some browning and foxing on foredges and end papers, ink ownership inscription on front free end papetr, some light uniform browning internally, good in original pictorial yellow clothcorners a little curled, book very slightly cocked, cloth clean and bright, good in clipped dustwrapper, chipped and torn with loss, loss at bottom of spine, good in removable, protective cellophane sleeve. View more info

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Out in the Wilderness and Other Poems

By: Bonis, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ontario, Echo Press: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20683

Condition: Good


8vo. 1933. 41pp. with long double page poem in author's hand/ Pages browned otherwise good with owner's name to t.p. Original paper wraps. Faded and a little tatty at edges but good and sound. Scarce. W.c 6 copies US. No COPAC. View more info

In Search of Alice Being the Adventures of William in Underland

By: Bousfield, Guy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, C and J Temple:

Seller ID: 28924

Condition: Good


8vo.nd. 169pp. Foxing to e.p.s and fore-edges and light sporadic foxing to text. Good in original grey cloth. Light shelf-wear and bumping to corners,top and tail of spine. Good. D/w chipped, worn, creased and grubby. Fair. Scarce (particularly in d/w). View more info

Rates of Exchange

By: Bradbury, Malcolm

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Arena: 1984

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 28450

ISBN: 0099340003

Condition: Good


8vo. 310 pp. ink ownership inscription half title, title page signed by the author, extremities and pages browned, good in original card covers, 'signed copy' in ink on front cover, covers browned, small chip bottom spine, spine faintly creased, crease on front cover, good. View more info

The Modern World: Ten Great Writers

By: Bradbury, Malcolm

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30668

ISBN: 0436065088

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 1988 reprint, signed by the author, very good in very good original cloth gilt and price-clipped dustwrapper, sunned spine, light shelfwear, good plus. View more info

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A Seat at the Ballet

By: Brahms, Caryl

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Authors Inscription

Seller ID: 34140

Condition: Good


8vo. 144pp. inc. index. browned all edges, some browning and faint foxing throughout, author dedication in blue ink to title page plus signed contemporaneous postcard note from author to same persons, good in original blue cloth with faded gilt titles to spine, cloth faded , especially spine and more so top and tail spine, corners and top/tail spine lightly bumped good in original clipped dustwrapper,browned, chipped and torn with some areas of loss all round, fair View more info

Drift Weed Verses & Lyrics

By: Burnside, Helen Marion.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24655

Condition: Good


8vo.1897 first (and only) edition, Nimuegen printing, 274 pp. uncut, gift inscription on front endpaper, foredges and endpapers browned, light sporadic foxing, inner hinges cracked but sound, good in original green cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, good plus. View more info

Down the Road in Belgium A Volley of Verse

By: Cattle, O.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Antverplae, Privately Printed: 1964

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 22288

Condition: Good Plus


8vo. 1964. Edition limited to 400 copies signed by the author. 87pp. Very good in original card covers. Light stain to lower board and light shelf-wear otherwise a good copy. View more info

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The Lady in the Lake

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33778

Condition: Good


8vo. first edition, 212 pp. gift inscription on front free endpaper, foredges browned and foxed, pages browned, book slightly cocked, good in original yellow cloth, extremities rubbed, extremities browned, spine browned and dull, good only. View more info

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The Second Chandler Omnibus

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33781

Condition: Near Very Good


8vo. 550 pp, first edition, blind stamped ownership stamp on rear free endpaper, light faint foxing on foredges, light uniform browning, very good in original blue cloth gilt, very faint mottling on upper board othersise clean and bright , very good in un-clipped, lightly edgeworn, faint foxing, very good dustwrapper. View more info

Sleeping Beauties

By: Cheek, Mavis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London Boston, Faber & Faber: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33205

ISBN: 0571176429

Condition: Very Good


8vo. first edition, first impression. 209 pp. some browning to foredges otherwise only light uniform browning, very good in original blue cloth, light shelfwear only, very good in unclipped dustwrapper, light shelfwear, small closed tear one corner repaired, very good. View more info

Stonehenge: A Novel of 2000 BC

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: Proof Copy

Seller ID: 34273

ISBN: 0002259699

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 113 pp Proof copy. very good in original card covers. View more info