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Murder to Hounds

By: Acheson, Edward

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap: 1939

Seller ID: 003255


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

A Dead Liberty

By: Aird, Catharine

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Seller ID: 003615


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

The Complete Steel

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003246

ISBN: 0356028089


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

Seller ID: 002462


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 Sleepless Moon

By: Bates, H E

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1956

Seller ID: 002463


first edition in unclipped dust wrapper, signature and date on front end-paper, dust wrapper slightly frayed at ends with rear panel a little dusty otherwise a clean copy, the covers fresh and clean. £15.00 View more info

The Fabulous Mrs V

By: Bates, H E

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Seller ID: 002470


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

City of Dog

By: Charlton, George

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Bloodaxe Books: 1994

Seller ID: 002696


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

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Shelf Life

By: Clark, Douglas

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1982

Seller ID: 003256


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

Houses of Clay

By: Davidson, Lillias Campbell

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge: 1912

Seller ID: 003740


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

Seller ID: 002241


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

Family Favourites

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1960

Seller ID: 002242


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

Winter Quarters

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1956

Seller ID: 002258


first edition in dust wrapper, red cloth with gilt titles, end-paper maps, jacket price clipped and slightly used, slight lean to cover, faint browning to inner margin of free end-papers, very clean, unmarked and sound otherwise. £16.00 View more info

Seaweed. A Cornish Idyll

By: Ellis, Edith

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, University Press Limited: 1898

Seller ID: 003838


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

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

By: Fuller, Alexandra

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Simon and Schuster: 2011

Seller ID: 003832


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

The Dodd Cases

By: Livingston Kenneth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1933

Seller ID: 003227


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 Gladstone Bag

By: Macleod, Charlotte

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1989

Seller ID: 003245


first London edition, octavo (22 by 14 cms) red coth in unclipped dust wrapper which has some fraying to the top and bottom edges, short repaired tear to bottom edge of rear panel, covers bright but with slight lean, contents clean and unmarked-no signatures. £14.00 View more info

Selected Poems

By: Sackville-West, Vita

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1941

Seller ID: 003825


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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The Heptalogia or the Seven Against Sense. A Cap with Seven Bells

By: Swinburne, A C

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1880

Seller ID: 003658


first edition of Swinburne's seven parodies, octavo 19.5 by 13 cms, 102 pages plus publisher's 32-page catalogue which is dated February 1880, original dark green cloth, gilt, very slight lean. rear cover with minor markings otherwise a nice clean and unmarked copy-no signatures or inscriptions. Parodies of Tennyson, Browning, Whitman, Rosetti etc. £26.00 View more info

New Poems

By: Thompson, Francis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1897

Seller ID: 003826


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