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The Amy Pluckett Letters INSCRIBED & SIGNED
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The Amy Pluckett Letters INSCRIBED & SIGNED

By Dawson, Les

London: Robson books ltd, 1982 Hardback, 145mm x 225mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 142pp. Very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Ricardo at last the portals of literature are open Les". Inscribed & Signed. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good.

$60.61

The Man in the Moone and Other Lunar Fantasies
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The Man in the Moone and Other Lunar Fantasies

By Pizor, Faith K., & Comp, Allan T. [Edited by] Introduction by Isaac Asimov

New York - Washington - London: Praeger Publishers, 1971 Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xx, 230, plus a frontispiece and with 8 further b/w plates. Very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/silver spine title, and with the price-clipped and slightly edge-chipped but otherwise sound, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Lge 8vo..

$22.56

The English Woman's Domestic Magazine, an Illustrated Journal Containing Practical Information, Instruction and Amusement [ The first nine volumes of the New Edition, with over 100 coloured plates. ]
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The English Woman's Domestic Magazine, an Illustrated Journal Containing Practical Information, Instruction and Amusement [ The first nine volumes of the New Edition, with over 100 coloured plates. ]

By Beeton, S.O., Editor

248, Strand, London: S.O. Beeton, 1860 Hardbacks, nine volumes, each measuring 135mm x 218mm tall (5.25" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 288: vii, 336: vii, 312 (plus 4pp 'List of Prizeholders'); iv,284: iv,288: iv,288: iv,288: iv,288: & iv,288, giving a total of over 2,700 pp with engraved title vignettes, very many text figs. and engravings throughout [many full-page], PLUS 106 colour-plates, 57 of which are hand-coloured, single-sided, fashion plates, [the remaining 49 being chromos, several folding and/or on coloured stock [two of which have had archival tape repairs to versos of folds, otherwise all very good]. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, with only a small blind-stamp impression to the blank lower margin of each of the nine title-pages. Contemporary green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles, with a two-inch fraying to the upper spine joint of volume one and a few very minor external rubs elsewhere. Undated, but published circa 1860-1864. Photos and/or postal quote supplied on request.. New Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jackets. Sm 8vo.

$606.11

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 loose protective Jacket. 8vo..

$60.61

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 loose protective Jacket. 8vo.

$24.24

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 loose protective Jacket. 8vo..

$47.14

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..

$33.67

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..

$33.67

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..

$168.36

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..

$47.14

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..

$33.67

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.

$16.84

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.

$101.02

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.

$16.84

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.

$6.73

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..

$154.89

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..

$24.24

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.

$6.73

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..

$67.35

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.

$6.73

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