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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

Nones

By: Auden W H

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1952

Seller ID: 003947


First edition. A bright clean copy in an unclipped dust wrapper which has trivial signs of use. Free end-papers with light partial toning otherwise a very attractive copy £24.00 View more info

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Eh Joe and other writings

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £41.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1967

Seller ID: 004274


first edition, a bright clean copy in an unclipped dust wrapper which is in nice condition, no internal marks, signatures or inscriptions, free end-papers with very faint partial toning, slim octavo text of 44 pages 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

Shelf Life

By: Clark, Douglas

Price: £24.00

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 light handling creases to the wrapper, there is a small area of faint red offset from the binding to the inside of the dust wrapper otherwise a near-fine copy. no signatures or internal marks £24.00 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

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

Sir Andrew Wylie Of That Ilk

By: Galt, John

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood: 1822

Seller ID: 003887


first edition, three volumes, octavo 18 by 11 cms, uniformly bound in half black calf with gilt titles, all half titles present, some spotting and dustiness, mostly marginal, last few leaves of volume two with a small ink mark to the outer edge of blank lower corner, small brown stain to the blank lower corner of a few leaves in volume three, old signature and date on each half title. £42.00 View more info

Selected Poems

By: Kavanagh P J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1982

Seller ID: 002425


first edition, slim medium octavo (8.6 by 5.5 inches) a fine copy in unclipped dust jacket £15.00 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

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

Winter in Disguise

By: Willard, Barbara

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1958

Seller ID: 004126


presentation copy from the author to the novelist Sylvia Hale- the inscription on the title page reads: 'Sylvia from Barbara 5th May 1958' and the author's name has ben crossed through. I can confirm that the book came from the estate of the late Sylvia Hale. This is a fine copy in the original unclipped dust jacket which has some minor signs of use, mainly to the rear panel and a small snag at the spine head. The covers are bright and very clean, top edge dusty £36.00 View more info