Category: First Editions


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A Dead Liberty

By: Aird, Catharine

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1986

first edition, red cloth in unclipped dust jacket, no signatures or other internal marks, covers bright, dust jacket a bit worn at spine ends and with minor signs of use, slight lean. £18.00 View more info

City of Dog

By: Charlton, George

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Bloodaxe Books, 1994

first edition, limp pictorial covers, 64 pages, near fine copy, no signatures or inscriptions, postage free on this item. £17.00 View more info

Cocktail Hour. Under the Tree of Forgetfulness (signed copy)

By: Fuller, Alexandra

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Simon and Schuster, 2011

signed by the author on the title page, octavo with unclipped dust wrapper which has a 'Signed by the Author' sticker. A little very minor creasing to the lower part of the front panel of the jacket otherwise an almost new copy. £24.00 View more info

Family Favourites

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 1960

first edition in unclipped dust wrapper, end-papers with slight toning, dust wrapper with very minor signs of use otherwise a fine, unmarked copy. £18.00 View more info

Houses of Clay

By: Davidson, Lillias Campbell

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge, 1912

first edition of this rare novel by the author of 'Hints to Lady Travellers' thick octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) text of 301 pages plus 32-page publisher's catalogue, original green decorative cloth, illustrated with 8 plain plates by Wal Paget, neat inscription and small ownership stamp on front end-paper, occasional light foxing, outer edges of publisher's catalogue toned, spine slightly faded. A very clean and sound copy £24.00 View more info

Lord Geoffrey's Fancy

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 1962

first edition, with unclipped dust wrapper, minor signs of use to the dust jacket otherwise a fine, unmarked copy. £18.00 View more info

Murder to Hounds

By: Acheson, Edward

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap, 1939

the rare London first edition, octavo, text of 287 pages, original blue cloth, ownership stamp on front end-paper, on the section title to part 2 and a stamp in the blank outer margins of 3 text pages, spine lettering faded, light mottling of covers, very clean and aound otherwise. Copies of the New York edition are relatively easy to find but this London edition is rare. £22.00 View more info

New Poems

By: Thompson, Francis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable, 1897

first edition, original cloth with Art Nouveau design in gilt on front cover, gilt titles, edges uncut, text of 224 pages, inscription on half title, small press clipping relating to Thompson on front fly-leaf and faintly offset to half title, a bright, clean and sound copy £20.00 View more info

Seaweed. A Cornish Idyll

By: Ellis, Edith

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, University Press Limited, 1898

first edition of this very rare novel, octavo (22 by 15 cms) text of 160 pages, bound in modern maroon cloth with marbled paper sides, half title lightly toned otherwise a very clean copy-no interrnal marks or signatures. Ellis, an openly gay woman, was married to Havelock Ellis the noted writer on sex. £42.00 View more info

Selected Poems

By: Sackville-West, Vita

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press, 1941

first edition original cloth with dust jacket, slim octavo (18.6 by 12.6 cms) text of 78 pages, light foxing to end-papers, dust jacket spine darkened, a bright clean copy-no internal marks or signatures. £18.00 View more info

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Shelf Life

By: Clark, Douglas

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz, 1982

first London edition, octavo (20 by 13.5 cms) red cloth gilt in unclipped dust wrapper a few handling creases to the wrapper otherwise a near-fine copy. no signatures or internal marks £17.00 View more info

The Complete Steel

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald, 1969

Edition: First Edition

octavo 19 by 13 cms. This is the first edition in an unclipped dust wrapper in the original black cloth with end-paper maps. It was published in London by Macdonald & Co. Dust wrapper with minor rubbing of corners and a bit of the outer edge, a bit more noticeable to the spine ends. There are no internal marks or signatures, the covers are bright and clean and it's firm and sound in the binding. £17.00 View more info

The Day of the Tortoise

By: Bates, H E

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1961

first edition in unclipped dust wrapper, illustrations by Peter Farmer, signature on front end-paper else a nice copy, the covers bright and clean. 14.00 View more info

The Dodd Cases

By: Livingston Kenneth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd, 1933

first UK edition. octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) original orange cloth, with the 8-page puvlisher's catalogue bound at end, light foxing to title and first two text leaves, heavier on the half title, book block slighty bowed, slight lean. Very scarce. £18.00 View more info

The Fabulous Mrs V

By: Bates, H E

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1964

first edition in unclipped dust wrapper which is a bit frayed at the spine ends and top edge, covers fresh and bright, signature on front end-paper, 3 small dents to cover edges fine otherwise. £14.00 View more info