Fiction 2

FREDERIK POHL: THE YEARS OF THE CITY Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1985. First UK Edition Hardcover, 12mo, 334pp. Unclipped Jacket Very Good with only slight shelfwear. Boards veryr good. Contents have  the remains of paste down to ffep, otherwise very clean and tight. Overall: Very Good (Book ref 675) £6.00

GOLDSMITH/DULCKEN: DALZIELS' ILLUSTRATED GOLDSMITH Ward and Lock, London. 1865 Hardcover, 10.5" x 7.5", 378pp. lavishly decorated red and gilt cloth bevelled boards One Hundred pictures drawn by Pinwell, Engraved by The Brothers Dalziel. Pages gilt to all three sides. Boards bumped and worn with discolouration. Internal front hinge cracked, contents otherwise clean and tight. Overall: Reading Copy (Book ref 427) £14.00

GRACE S. RICHMOND: MIDSUMMER'S DAY Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1934, fourth edition Hardcover, 8mo, 249pp. Boards bumped with inner front hinge cracked. Contents ex libris with all the usual stamps and paste down. Well read book. Overall Reading Copy (Book ref 369) £4.00

GREVILLE JANNER: JANNER ON MEETINGS Published by Gower Publishing 1986. isbn; 0566026392 Unclipped jacket has slight edgewear. Boards and contents near fine (Book ref 126) £10.00

GUSTAVE FLAUBERT: MADAME BOVARY Done into English by Henry Blanchamp Greening & Co., Ltd. London. 1905 Hardcover, 16mo, 263pp. Purple decorated boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Slight edgewear with the spine sunned. Contents have some light spotting to page edges and eps, otherwise clean and tight. Overall good. (Book ref 313) £12.00

GUSTAVE FLAUBERT: THE TEMPTATION OF SAINT ANTHONY Greening & Co., Ltd. 1910 Hardcover, 16mo, 283pp. Decorated blue cloth with Gilt lettering. Spine sunned and boards slightly bumped. Contents have rough cut foredge and gilt top edge. Overall Good+ (shame about the spine) (Book ref 316) £10.00

HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL: Twice Told Tales Richard Edward King, n.d. Hardcover, 12mo, 225pp. Dark Burgandy boards blind stamed with flower and lettering on Spine and Front. Boards very good. Contents show light foxing to eps only, also age browning to pages. Very Good Reading Copy (Book ref 975) £5.00

HEPPNER, ELIZABETH P.: PALACE UNDER THE SEA Max Parrish. London.1959 Hardcover, 12mo, 189pp. Unclipped jacket has edgewear and chipping.  Boards bumped with some very slight staining. Contents have slight spotting throught. Overall Fair / Fair (Book ref 858) £9.00

HONOR TRACY: MIND YOU, I'VE SAID NOTHING. Forays in the Irish Republic Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.1959 reprint Hardcover with Unclipped Jacket. Jacket has slight edgewear but still very good. Boards and contents very good.. Scans available on request. (Book ref 209) £5.00

HOOKHAM, PAUL: BALLADES OF FRANCOIS VILLON INTERPRETED INTO ENGLISH B.H. Blackwell, Oxford n.d. but April of the fourth year of the war (1918) Small hardback with paper label to spine and front. Rough cut pages. 6" x 4.75" and 39pp. Very Good with only very slight bumping  and part of paper spine label missing. Pictures available on request. (Book ref 948) £22.00

IAN HAY: LITTLE LADYSHIP Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London.  June 1941 First Printing Hardcover, 12mo, 254pp. Blue cloth boards Good BUT have staining and Bumping. Contents Very Good BUT spine is slightly cocked. Overall a very good READING COPY with no inscriptions etc. (Book ref 455) £9.00

IRWIN SHAW: THE YOUNG LIONS The Reprint Soc. London. 1951 Hardcover with Jacket, 574pp, 12mo. Unclipped jacket has spine sunned and slight edgewear. Boards and contents near fine (Book ref 516) £7.00

JACK WELCH with Suzy Welch: WINNING Harper Business, 2005. First Printing Hardcover with Unclipped Jacket. Jacket has very slight shelfwear, otherwise near Fine (Book ref 993) £9.00

JEFF MAYO: Astrology. (Teach Yourself Book) The English Universities Press Ltd. 1964 first edition Very good price clipped jacket (now in protective sleeve) over very good /near fine book. (Book ref 144) £10.00

JEFFERY FARNOL: A MATTER OF BUSINES AND OTHER STORIES SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO., Ltd. London. No Date. Assumed First Edition Hardcover, 16mo, 320pp. Red cloth boards with black decoration. Spine slightly sunned and corners bumped. Contents very clean and tight. Overall: Very Good (Book ref 385) £45.00


JILLY COOPER: JOLLY SUPER TOO Eyre Methuen. London. 1973 Hardcover, 12mo, 160pp. Very Good Unclipped jacket over very good book without inscriptions etc. (Book ref 712) £3.50

JOHN GLYDER: INVITING FINGERS Herbert Jenkins Limited, London. Assumed First Edition Hardcover, 12mo, 254pp plus 1 page adverts to rear. Red cloth boards bumped with slight wear. Contents very clean and tight. Overall: Very Good (Book ref 396) £35.00

JOHN IRVING: UNTIL I FIND YOU Bloomsbury,London, 2005, first printing Hardcover with unclipped jacket. First Edition/First Printing. Very Good/Very Good.Very slight edgewear to jacket, probably unread. (Book ref 164) £9.00

JOHN MASEFIELD: THE TAKING OF THE GRY William Heinemann, London. 1934. First Edition Hardcover with Jacket, 12mo,181pp. Unclipped jacket poor with chips and closed tears. Boards have slight bumping to corners, contents have a couple of pages which have had a corner tuned in, and slightly grubby foredge. Overall Poor / Good+ (Book ref 302) £8.00

JOHN TIMPSON: Paper Trail Frederick Muller, 1989, First Edition. V.Good unclipped Jacket over Very Good book. 236pp, 8vo.  Authors first novel. (Book ref 154) £8.00

JONATHAN SWIFT: GULLIVER'S TRAVELS (HERBERT STRANG'S LIBRARY) Humphrey Milford. Oxford University Press,1935. Hardcover, 12mo, 252pp.Red cloth boards with impressed decoration. Faded. Prize paste down to inner front board. Binding slightly shaken but contents clean. Illustrator not listed. Overall very good reading copy (Book ref 606) £8.00

JOSEPH CONRAD: YOUTH: A  NARRATIVE and TWO OTHER STORIES William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. Edinburgh. Popular Edition. Hardcover, 16mo, 375pp. Red cloth boards have minor bumping and a slight crease to spine. Small inscription to front paste down. Overall: Very Good (Book ref 416) £7.00

JOY DAVIDMAN: ANYA Jarrolds, London. no date. Hardcover with Jacket, 7" x 5", 212pp. Unclipped jacket has edgewear and chipping and also a damp stain to the lower 2" of the spine where it has stuck to the book. Boards are good but there are faint signs of dampness in the past. Contents clean and tight. "A novel of the Russian Ukraine during the last century that is glowing, sensuous, alive" Very scarce Davidman title. circa 1950? (Book ref 315) £120.00

KAWASAKI, GUY: HOW TO DRIVE YOUR COMPETITION CRAZY Creating Disruption for Fun and Profit. Hyperion, New York. 1995 First Edition Hartdcover with unclipped jacket. 8vo, 234pp.  Very slight shelfwear to jacket, otherwise Very Good (Book ref 992) £8.00

KIPLING, RUDYARD: THE LIGHT THAT FAILED F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig. 1913 (The English Library) Hardcover , 18mo, 278pp.  Complete in one volume. Red embossed cloth with gilt decoration and lettering. Spine slightly sunned.and a very slight lean. Page edges marbled, and contents clean bright and tight. Overall Good (Book ref 770) £7.00

KURU ART PROJECT: CONTEMPORARY SAN ART OF SOUTHERN AFRICA Kuru Art Project D'Kar, Botswana, 1996 16 page booklet with staples all very good.  Slight edgewear only. Softcover (Book ref 155) £8.00

LAMB, CHARLES: ROSAMUND GRAY AND BARBARA S. R. Brimley Johnson, no date, for The York Library Hardcover, 32mo, 103pp. Purple boards with Gilt Lettering. Spine very slightly dulled and bumping to corners. Gilt top edge with other edges rough cut . Overall; Very Good (Book ref 772) £18.00

LANE, EDWARD WILLIAM: THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS commonly called in England THE ARABIAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS VOL I Bickers and Son, London. 1877 Hardcover, 8vo, 555pp. Vol I only. Green Morrocco like Cloth with Gilt Decoration to front and spine and embossed back. Boards bumped with the spine slightly pulled. Contents although complete, and nice and clean, are very shaken with inner hinges cracked, showing webbing. Overall in need of some TLC. (Book ref 940) £30.00

LANE, EDWARD WILLIAM.: THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS, COMMONLY CALLED IN ENGLAND, THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS. VOL II. Bickers and Son. London. 1877 Hardcover, 8vo, 578pp.Green Morocco style Cloth with Gilt decoration to front and spine and ambossing to back. boards bumped but still good. Contents although complete are very shaken with the ffep through to page xi loose. Contents are however clean, without inscription. Overall in need of some TLC. (Book ref 941) £30.00

M.E.BRADDON: London Pride or When the World was Younger Simkin, Marshall. Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd. 1896 Ex Libris with all the usual markings to boards and paste down to inner front board.511pp. Edgewear to black cloth boards bound by d&j abbott.. Text clean and tight. Overall very good reading copy. (Book ref 114) £30.00

MACLENNAN, HUGH: EACH MAN'S SON William Heinemann Ltd. 1952 First Edition Hardcover, 12mo, 239pp. Red cloth boards with Gilt lettering to spine. No Jacket. Corners bumped with slight edgewear. Contents very good, clen and tight. Overall: Very Good. Scarce UK 1st Edition (Book ref 850) £95.00

MANNERING, ROSSLYN: MULES AND HYBRIDS. Production, Management, Exhibition Cage Birds, London nd. Third Edition. Card covers, 12mo, 110pp plus adverts. Spine ends damaged with tears along part of spine. Boards have edgewear. Contents good. Overall Reading Copy (Book ref 916) £8.00

MARGARET PEDLER: GREEN JUDGMENT Hodder and Stoughton, December 1936 Hardcover, 16mo, 312pp. Boards slightly bumped with spine ends pulled and spine faded. Contents have page 223 starting to loosted and binding cracked at title page. Overall: Reading Copy (Book ref 521) £3.00

MARGARET W. GRIFFITHS: WILD EAGLES NECKLACE A STORY OF LIFE IN CANADA George Newnes Limited, London.  June 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover, 12mo, 192pp. Green Cloth boards bumped with the front board being cracked. Contents clean, bright and tight.  Reading Copy only of this scarce book. (Book ref 406) £25.00

MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS: THE YEARLING The Reprint Society, London. 1940 Hardcover with Jacket, 12mo, 410pp. Very good unclipped jacket BUT verry slightly grubby with edgewear. Boards and contents Very Good BUT small inscription to front paste down. (Book ref 453) £5.00

MARQUAND, JOHN P.: WICKFORD POINT Robert Hale Limited, Nov. 1939, 4th imp. Hardcover, 8vo, 510pp. No Jacket. Pink boards bumped with edgewear. Spine sunned. Binding shaken but firm. Contents very clean without inscriptions etc. Very Good Reading Copy. (Book ref 741) £4.50

MARTINUS: THE ETERNAL WORLD PICTURE Volume I Martinus Institute, Copenhagen, 1969 Hardcover, 10" x 7", 119pp. Jacket chipped and torn. Boards and contents very good BUT there are the remains of a paste doen on ffep. (Book ref 493) £10.00

MARY CROSBIE: THERE AND BACK AGAIN Philip Allan, London. 1935 reprint. Hardcover, 12mo, 248pp. Green cloth boards have very slight edgewear. Contents very clean and tight. Overall: Very Good (Book ref 397) £10.00

MARY YOUNG: IN SEARCH OF CHARM Brockhampton Press, 1962, First Edition Hardcover with Jacket, 8.5" x 7.5", 124pp. Scarce book of etiquet in the 60's. Jacket is price clipped with edgewear ans some small chips to edges. Decorated white boards show slightly grubby edges and slight bumping. Contents very good, clean and tight. Overall Good / Very Good (Book ref 305) £95.00

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