Recent Arrivals from Greystone Books

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Tales Of My Time (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY RAYMOND BAXTER AND TONY DRON)

by Baxter, Raymond & Dron, Tony

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781904943327
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$38.28

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London: Grub Street, 2005. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w price clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY RAYMOND BAXTER, AND ADDITIONALLY SIGNED WITHOUT DEDICATION OR INSCRIPTION BY CO-AUTHOR, TONY DRON. Inscription, on title-page, reads, 'Best wishes -----/Raymond Baxter'. Illustrated with photographs. The autobiography of Raymond Baxter (1922-2006); WW2 RAF fighter pilot and television journalist. With Index. Light… Read more
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A Lytell Cronycle (1988 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION)

by Hetoum (Edited By Burger, Glenn)

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Greystone Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802026262
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$38.28

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Toronto, Canada: University Of Toronto Press, 1988. NrF. First edition. No d/w, (as published). Illustrated with a frontispiece line-drawing of a reproduction of Richard Pynson's title-page translation of 'A Lytell Cronycle' (circa 1520). Written by the Armenian aristocrat Hetoum about the year 1307, it contains a brief historical and geographical survey of Asia, then an account of the rise of… Read more
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The Restraint Of Beasts (FIRST BRITISH PAPERBACK EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, MAGNUS MILLS)

by Mills, Magnus

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Greystone Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780002257206
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$24.61

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London: Flamingo, 1998. VG. First edition, fifth printing (same year as first printing). Paperback Original. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, MAGNUS MILLS, without dedication or inscription on title-page. A novel shortlisted for the Booker Prize. (vi),216pp. Meet Tam and Richie: two dour Scots labourers. Fond of denim, workshy, permanently discontenred, intent on getting to the pub every night come hell or… Read more
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The Practice Of Soft Cheesemaking: A Guide To The Manufacturing Of Soft Cheese And To The Preparation Of Cream For Market (SCARCE 1930 FIFTH REVISED EDITION)

by Walker-Tisdale, C W; Robinson, Theodore R; Woodnutt, W E

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Greystone Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
1930 Fifth Revised Edition
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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1930. Good. Limp blue cloth covers. 119pp. Illustrated with line engravings. A guide to the craft of soft cheesemaking and to the preparation of cream for the market. With Appendix and Index. Occasional spotting throughtout; some spotting to edges of pages; some spotting to covers, with wrinkling to spine; light wear and loss to head… Read more
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Between The Devil And The Deep: A Memoir Of Acting And Reacting (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, PIETER-DIRK UYS)

by Uys, Pieter-Dirk

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781770071001
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Cape Town, South Africa: Zebra Press, 2005. VG. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED TWICE BY THE AUTHOR, PIETER-DIRK UYS, on title-page. Firstly inscription reads, 'To ----- & ----/with love/Pieter/4-12-2005/Darling' and secondly above printed name on title-page full signature 'Pieter-Dirk Uys'. viii,260pp. Illustrated with photographs. The memoir of openly-gay Cape Town, South African satirist, performer, author,… Read more
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My Adventures In Cyberspace (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JUDE CALVERT-TOULMIN)

by Calvert-Toulmin, Jude

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Greystone Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780956029836
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Great Britain: Fleur De Lys, 2009. Fine. First Edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JUDE CALVERT-TOULMIN, on dedication page. Inscription reads, 'For ---------/Thank you for all/your help vis a vis/my exhibiting at/Guy's Pop Icons/exhibition./Best Wishes/Jude C-T/26-06-09'. An erotic novel based on a housewife living in Sheffield. 557pp. The author, Jude, had two top ten songs written… Read more
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The Red Dress (FINE COPY SIGNED TWICE BY THE AUTHOR, GABY HALBERSTAM)

by Halberstam, Gaby

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Greystone Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780330450539
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London: Macmillan, 2009. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. SIGNED TWICE BY THE AUTHOR. FIRSTLY A PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on verso of front cover. Inscription reads, 'To -----/Thank you for/Inviting me!/Love/Gaby'. AND SECONDLY SIGNED on title-page without dedication or inscription, 'Gaby Halberstam'. (viii),276pp. A novel set in 1944 in the sweltering South African wilderness,… Read more
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How To Manage Your Mother (SCARCE BRITISH HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ALYCE FAYE)

by Cleese, Alyce Faye and Bates, Brian

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Greystone Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First British Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781900512404
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London: Metro, 1999. VG+/VG+. First British Edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ALYCE FAYE CLEESE, without dedication or inscription on title-page. This book will transform your relationship with your mother. Drawing on exclusive interviews with people ranging from a circus lion tamer to a New York cab driver to well-known figures including Michael Palin, and… Read more
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Down The 'Mouth: A History Of Avonmouth (FINE COPY OF NEW ENLARGED HARDBACK SECOND EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Thomas, Ethel

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Greystone Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
New Enlarged Second Edition
ISBN
9780950747705
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$65.62

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Avonmouth, Bristol: Privately Published, 1992. Fine/Fine. New Enlarged Second Edition in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with 123 photographs, endpapers have a sketch taken from a map surveyed 1879- 1882. A well-researched and authoritative history of Avonmouth, Bristol, including an entire chapter devoted to to Avonmouth's once all-important banana trade. With Bibliography and Index. A fine copy, in a… Read more
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Tomorrow...Is Too Late (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GLADYS BURCHELL)

by Burchell, Gladys

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Greystone Books
Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781905178797
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$20.51

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Bicester: Bound Biographies, 2017. NrF. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GLADYS BURCHELL. on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'To ------/With my love and best wishes/Always/Gladys/1 March 2018'. An historical novel in which Willism Scott, born at the end of the nineteenth century, wanted nothing more than the warmth and security of a loving… Read more
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A-Z Of Tolkien (SCARCE FIRST EDITION THUS HARDBACK EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DAVID DAY)

by Day, David

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Greystone Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9781851529216
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London: Chancellor Press, 1996. VG+/VG+. First edition thus, first printing in d/w. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DAVID DAY, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated with line-drawings by Victor Ambrus, Jaroslav Bradac, Allan Curless, John Davis, Ian Miller. An indispensable guide to the rich mythical world of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Arranged in an A-Z format this book is… Read more
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The Encylopaedia Of Greyhound Racing:: A Complete History Of The Sport (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Genders, Roy

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Greystone Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780720711066
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$34.18

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London: Pelham Books, 1981. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs. This encyclopaedia is by the sport's best-known historian, and is the first publication of its kind. Based on the author's fifty years connected with the sport, this book gives the facts about hundreds of famous greyhounds and their trainers since its… Read more
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The Wild Mushroom: A Photographic Exploration Of Fungi In The Wild (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY GEORGE McCARTHY)

by McCarthy, George

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Greystone Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780863433863
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Kingston Upon Thames: Fountain Press, 1996. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY PHOTOGRAPHER, GEORGE McCARTHY, without dedication or inscription on half-title page. Profusely illustrated with photographs of fungi in the wild. A history of the cultivation of mushrooms, which first started in the 17th century, is also included and descibes growing , in controlled… Read more
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Blaenavon Through The Years In Photographs: Volume One (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, LATER PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JOHN LEWIS)

by Lewis, John And Thomas, Malcolm

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Greystone Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Later Printing
ISBN
9780951218105
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$24.61

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Abertillery, Gwent, Wales: Old Bakehouse Publications, 2000. Fine/VG+. First edition, later printing. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JOHN LEWIS, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'With Best Wishes/John Lewis/Blaenavon'. Profusely illustrated with over 250 photographs, with captions. A well-researched and authoritative history of Blaenavon, Wales.Some sunning to spine; else a fine copy, in a very good plus d/w, of a SCARCE… Read more
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The Bounty Ships Of France: The Story Of The French Cape Horn Sailing Ships (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Villiers, Alan & Picard, Henri

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Greystone Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780850591026
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London: Patrick Stephens, 1972. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. A well-researched and authoritative history of the French sailing-ships of the beautiful ships of French Merchant Marine betwwen 1870 1nd 1920. Alan Villiers has collaborated with Henri Picard in presenting this unique account, because he too, has long admired these… Read more
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Hands, Feet & Balls: Life Behind The Iron Curtain (SCARCE FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RAY KING)

by King, Ray

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Greystone Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780953446704
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Northumberland: Rex Publication, 1998. NrF. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RAY KING, on dedication page. Inscription reads, 'To ---/ Best wishes/Ray King'. (viii),360pp. Ray King (1924-2014); was an English football goalkeeper who was born in Northumberland. He played for Newcastle United, Leyton Orient, Ashington, Port Vale and Boston United football clubs. Few… Read more
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Infernal Child: World Without Love (SCARCE FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION , FIRST PRINTING)

by Pizzey, Erin

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780954000219
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London: Little Hermit Press, 2005. VG. First paperback edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ERIN PIZZEY, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'For -----/with love/Erin Pizzey/30-4-09'. 126pp. Erin Pizzey (born 1939) is an English ex-feminest and men's rights advocate, domestic abuse advocate, and novelist. She is known for having started the first domestic violence shelter… Read more
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Face To Face: A Poetry Collection (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JULIE CADWALLADER-STAUB)

by Cadwallader-Staub, Julie

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Greystone Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Edition
ISBN
9781931038522
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Telford, Pennsylvania, USA: DreamSeeker Books, 2010. Fine. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on half-title page without dedication or inscription. Signing reads, 'Julie'. 95pp. A collection of poems. A fine copy of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.. Signed by Author, Julie. First Paperback Edition, First Edition. Paperback. Fine.
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Sell Them A Story: Advice On The Writing And Marketing Of Short Stories (SCARCE 1955 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Le Roy, Jean

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Greystone Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, Second Impression
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London: Constable, 1955. VG+/Good. First edition, second impression in d/w not price clipped. Practical advice on the writing and marketing of short stories. This is a book of practical advice and information. The author, who is a well-known literary agent, assumes that the reader is a would-be-writer; in part two she deals with plot and construction, in part three she… Read more
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War In The Pacific: America At War Volume 1 (SEVENTH PRINTING PAPERBACK AND UPDATE 2002 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JEROME T HAGEN)

by Hagen Brigadier General United States Marine Corps Jerome T

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Greystone Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2002 Updated Edition
ISBN
9780965392709
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Honolulu: Hawaii University, 2002. NrF. 2002 Updated Edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JEROME T HAGEN, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'Pearl Harbour/Sept 3, 2002/To -------/This is the way the Pacific War/really was. We must never forget./Semper Fidelis/Jerome T Hagen/B.Gen. USMC (Ret)'. xii,346pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. A well-researched and authoritative account of America… Read more
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