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Herr Paulus. His Rise, His Greatness, and His Fall. In three Volumes. [ Spiritualism and so forth ].
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Herr Paulus. His Rise, His Greatness, and His Fall. In three Volumes. [ Spiritualism and so forth ].

By Besant, Walter

London: Chatto & Windus, 1888 Three volumes, hardbacks, each 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp (iv) 306; (iv), 284 + 32pp Publisher's list for December, 1887 with vignette; (iv), 300. Endpapers toned, with the signature of the contemporary owner, one Emily Owen, to each of the pastedowns and a feint embossed previous owner's stamp to one front free endpaper. A few very minor external rubs, otherwise very good, in the original decorated blue & light-brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/ws. Sm 8vo.

$305.57

Clown
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Clown

By Disher, M Willson

London: Leonard Parsons, 1924 Hardback, 120mm x 178mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). 313pp. Rubs to head, tail and edges of spine, prelims spotted with some lesser occasional spotting to margins, and lacking front free endpaper. Otherwise sound, in the original double black-ruled green cloth-covered boards/black titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$61.11

The Trail of '98. A Northland Romance
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The Trail of '98. A Northland Romance

By Service, Robert W.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1915 Hardback, 125mm 192mm tall (5" x 7..5" approx.). 446pp, incl. a page each of critical reviews of "Song of a Sourdough" and "Ballads of a Cheechako", plus 2pp Publisher's adverts. Minor rubs to hd/tl of spine & corners, and light toning to endpapers. Otherwise very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition, Third Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$24.45

Charmian, Lady Vibart SIGNED
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Charmian, Lady Vibart SIGNED

By Farnol, Jeffery

London n.d. circa 1930's?: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd Hardback, 121mm x 188mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 248 + (32) Publisher's adverts. Spotting to closed-page edges, endpapers lightly toned and slightly faded spine, otherwise very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/black titles. Inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper "To George Smith in appreciation of his devoted service and loyalty. Jeffrey Farnol 1933". Inscribed & Signed by the Author. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$47.53

The High Adventure SIGNED
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The High Adventure SIGNED

By Farnol, Jeffery

London n.d. circa 1930's?: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd Hardback, 115mm x 173mm tall (4.5" x 6.75" approx.). Pp viii, 376. Very good, in the original white-decorated, black cloth-covered boards/white title, and with the spine-sunned and slightly chipped but otherwise sound, black-printed, orange dust-wrapper. Inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper "Yours sincerely, Jeffery Farnol 1958". Inscribed & Signed by the Author. Thin Paper Uniform Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 16mo..

$33.95

The Amateur Gentleman, A Romance SIGNED
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The Amateur Gentleman, A Romance SIGNED

By Farnol, Jeffery

London n.d. circa 1930's?: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd Hardback, 115mm x 173mm tall (4.5" x 6.75" approx.). Pp xi, 564. Very good, in the original white-decorated, black cloth-covered boards/white title, and with the spine-sunned and slightly chipped but otherwise sound, black-printed, orange dust-wrapper. Inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper " To George Smith With all Good Wishes. From Jennie Hawley - Jeffery Farnol" [Blanche Wilhelmina Victoria Hawley was Farnol's wife until they divorced in 1938. Their only daughter was named Gillian. Might she have called herself Jennie??]. Inscribed & Signed by the Author. Thin Paper Uniform Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 16mo..

$33.95

Goodbye is Not Worthwhile SIGNED BY AUTHOR
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Goodbye is Not Worthwhile SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By Mole, William [ Pseud. of William A. Younger ]

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1956 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 191pp with a map. Light uniform tanning, otherwise very good in the original red boards/black spine title and smoking gun logo. Unclipped dust-wrapper is illustrated in colour to the front and spine, with the back and plain verso being affected by pale foxing. SIGNED on the title-page "For Madelaine and John with love from Mouldy old Warp". Presentation Inscription Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Unclipped. Sm 8vo..

$169.76

Maigret in Exile PROOF COPY

By Simenon, Georges - Translated from the French by Eileen Ellenbogen

Printed by Bristol Typesetting Co. Ltd for Messrs Hamish Hamilton Ltd. Uncorrected and Not for Publication, 1978 127mm x 198mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx). Pp (iv), 155. Covers faintly browning, otherwise a very good copy, in the original blck-printed, grey soft-card covers. Sadly nothing so to indicate, but this copy was the Translator's own..

$16.98

Cassandra Bell [ "The grim prophecies of a Victorian seeress, which lead to a shoot-out in Highgate Cemetery"]
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Cassandra Bell [ "The grim prophecies of a Victorian seeress, which lead to a shoot-out in Highgate Cemetery"]

By Van Greenaway, Peter

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1981 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall 5.25" x 8" approx.). 192pp. Previous owner's neat signature to front free endpaper, otherwise fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$47.53

Lawyer's Leisure
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Lawyer's Leisure

By Dobie, W.G.M.

Edinburgh: W. Green & Son Ltd. Law Publishers, 1963 Hardback,145mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp v1, 107. Very good, in the original turquoise boards/gilt spine title/embossed Publisher's logo to front board, and with the price-clipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo..

$33.95

The Sleeper Awakes [ Volume X in the collected Essex Edition ]
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The Sleeper Awakes [ Volume X in the collected Essex Edition ]

By Wells, H.G.

London: Ernest Benn Ltd, 1927 Postage will be reduced for this book. Hardback, 105mm x 175mm tall (4" x 7" approx.). 261pp, with a decorated title-page and head & tail pieces, + 1p Publisher's list of titles. Good, in the original black-printed, decorated light-brown cloth-covered boards/black spine title & front board logo.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/No d/w.

$16.98

Human Shows Far Phantasies Songs and Trifles POCKET EDITION
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Human Shows Far Phantasies Songs and Trifles POCKET EDITION

By Hardy, Thomas

London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1927 Hardback. 110mm x174mm tall (4.25" x 7" approx] Pp, x, 279. Slight lightening to the front board and miniscule rubs to hd/tl of spine and board corners. Essentially very good, in the original blind & gilt-decorated maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt decorated titles/top edges gilt/blind-stamped tulip? motifs to front board.. First Edition Thus. Gilt decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/w.

$101.86

Short Takes
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Short Takes

By Runyon, Damon, with a Memoir of the Author by Don Iddon

London: Constable, 1948 Hardback, 130mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 278pp + a b/w photo frontispiece plate. Almost fine, in the original green cloth cloth-covered boards/silver spine title, and with the price-clipped and lightly toned, but otherwise very good dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Bentley, Nicolas. Sm 8vo.

$16.98

Death in the Top Twenty. Sexton Blake Library 5th Series No. 15
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Death in the Top Twenty. Sexton Blake Library 5th Series No. 15

By McNeilly, Wilfred

London: Mayflower-Dell, 1965 Postage will be reduced for this book. 112mm x 181mm tall (4.5" x 7" approx.). Pp 143pp + 1p Publisher's adverts.. Very good, in the original colour-illustrated soft covers. Many more Sexton Blake's are available and a list will be sent on request.. First Edition Thus. Very Good.

$6.79

The Black Book. An Inspector Rebus Novel

By Rankin, Ian

London: Orion, 1993 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp (viii), 278. Fine, in the original black boards/silver spine titles, and with fine illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$156.18

The Learning Lark

By Jones, Glyn

London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1960 Hardback, 130mm x 197mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). 224pp. Previous owner's neat inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original green boards/gilt spine title, and with slightly rubbed and chipped, but unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Sm. 8vo..

$24.45

I, the Hangman. Sexton Blake Library 5th Series No. 13
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I, the Hangman. Sexton Blake Library 5th Series No. 13

By Ballinger, W.A.

London: Mayflower-Dell, 1965 Postage will be reduced for this book. 112mm x 181mm tall (4.5" x 7" approx.). Pp 139pp + 5pp Publisher's adverts.. Very good, in the original colour-illustrated soft covers. Many more Sexton Blake's are available and a list will be sent on request.. First Edition Thus. Very Good.

$6.79

A Garden Full of Weeds
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A Garden Full of Weeds

By Thirkell, Lance

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 261pp. Previous owner's neat signature to the front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original tan boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. The Author's first novel and uncommon.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Blake, Quentin [dustrwapper illustration]. Sm 8vo..

$67.91

The House in Dormer Forest [ Travellers' Library ]
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The House in Dormer Forest [ Travellers' Library ]

By Webb, Mary, with an Introduction by Rev. H.L.R. Sheppard

London: Jonathan Cape, 1936 Postage will be reduced for this book. Hardback 4.75" x 7" tall. 288pp; plus 40pp List of Books in the Travellers' Library. William Arnett Wightman's copy, with his neat July 1939 signature pencilled on the front free endpaper. Endpapers toned and some light marks to cloth, otherwise good, in the original blue cloth/gilt spine device & title. Uncommon in this edition. The first (& only?) issue in the "Travellers' Library" series. . First (& only? Edition Thus.. Cloth. Good/No d/w.

$20.37

The Mind Killers. Sexton Blake Library 5th Series No. 9
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The Mind Killers. Sexton Blake Library 5th Series No. 9

By Thomas, Martin

London: Mayflower-Dell, 1965 Postage will be reduced for this book. 112mm x 181mm tall (4.5" x 7" approx.). Pp 110 + 2p Publisher's adverts. Very good, in the original colour-illustrated soft covers. Many more Sexton Blake's are available and a list will be sent on request.. First Edition Thus. Very Good.

$6.79

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