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D.H. Lawrence

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: London, 1930,: 1930

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: C131

Condition: V.g.


43pp, 12mo, orig. paper wrappers, green lettering, end-papers browned. . View more info

THE CARE OF TIME,

By: Amble, Eric

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Weinenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1981,:

Seller ID: D428


1st ed., 250pp, octavo, pictorial d.j., fine condition, light sun mark on upper front edge. . View more info

CHOIX DE POESIES,

By: Apollinaire Guillaume,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Horizon, London, 1945,:

Seller ID: C868


first english edition, 102pp, octavo, original brown cloth, gilt, decorative d.j. present but chipped and torn with loss otherwise v.g. A selection from the authors two books, 'Alcools' and 'Calligrammes', with an introduction and drawing by Picasso, plus an introduction by C. M. Bowra. View more info

LOOK STRANGER!

By: Auden. W.H.,

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd.: 1936

Edition: 1st edition 2nd impression

Seller ID: C864

Condition: V.g.


68pp, d.j. spine a trifle faded, odd small bump, not price clipped, no inscriptions. A nice bright clean copy of Auden's fourth book. View more info

THE SPUDDY,

By: Beckwith, Lilian,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, November 1974,:

Seller ID: D142


first edition reprinted before publication, 96pp, 12 b&w illustrations by Victor Ambrus, octavo, original brown cloth, fine condition [lacks d.j.]. . View more info

HOUSEWIFE'S TREASURY of Domestic Information

By: Beeton

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden Ltd: 1881

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT311

Condition: V.g.


Folding frontis. [fine], 1056pp. Pub. red cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the spine. Illus. throughout with folding and single plates and vignettes to the text. An advert for Whelipton's Pills states 'Estab. 1835' and forty-six years of production confirms the date as c 1881. Very few adverts as this was the first edition. Packed with social information of late Victorian England including The House and Its Furniture; Artistic Homes; Economical House-Keeping; Children and what to do with them; The Toilet; Etiquette of Modern Society; Home Needlework;Art Needlework; Our Leisure Hours. T... View more info

DUET FOR TWO HANDS,

By: Bell, Mary Hadley,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Samual French Limited, 1947,:

Seller ID: C884


1st edition, 86pp, octavo, orig. paper wrappers, fine condition. A play in two acts. Acting edition. View more info

ESTO PERPETUA Algerian Studies and Impressions,

By: Belloc, H.,

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Duckworth and Co., London, 1906,:

Seller ID: D386


1st edition, 191pp, coloured frontis., vignettes throughout, small octavo, original green cloth dec. with gilt block of palm tree, gilt lettering, binding rubbed, small tear lower front hinge otherwis e a v.g. copy. An early Belloc with the scarce colour frontis. View more info

THE PLAIN MAN AND HIS WIFE,

By: Bennett, Arnold,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND,:

Seller ID: D411


early edition [1st?], 144pp, octavo, orig. very dark blue cloth with yellow/orange lettering. This edition has the title printed along the spine, reaer inner hinge cracrkede otherwise a nice v.g. copy . Neat owners book-label pasted on f.e.b. View more info

THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC,

By: Blake, George,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: C753


1st edition, 36pp, octavo, orig. binding sewn with green paper d.j., spine split and frayed otherwise v.g. Criterion Miscellany- No. 34. View more info

THE LITTLE GIRLS,

By: Bowen, Elizabeth,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1964

Seller ID: Pa997

Condition: Fine


1st ed., 277pp, d.j. Colour illustrated d.j. Sunned to the spine otherwise a nice copy, View more info

FURTHER HEROES OF MODERN ADVENTURE,

By: Bridges, T.C. and Tiltman, H. Hessell,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co.,Ltd, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: D456


1st reprint (first 1936), 269pp, illus. throughout with photo. plates, octavo, orig. red cloth, black lettering, spine a very trifle sunned and boards a little bowed. True stories of exploration and a dventurer. View more info

JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN,

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd, London, 1919,:

Seller ID: D415


1st UK edition, 250pp, , octavo, blue boards, v.g. condition, edges a lttle foxed. Ex-Boots lending library edition suitable for re-binding. View more info

TALKING BRONCO,

By: Cambell, Roy,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: C833


first edition, 91pp, octavo, original orange cloth, gilt, d.j., d.j. complete but several tears to edges. satirical war poetry. View more info

SCOTLAND SINCE 1707,

By: Campbell, R.H.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1965,:

Seller ID: D185


first edition, xii, 354pp, fold out map, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt lettering, d.j., price-clipped and chipped d.j. otherwise a v.g. copy. 'The rise of an industrial society'. View more info

ESCAPE FROM THE DOLE

By: Carr, A.S.Comyns,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: C762

Condition: Fine


38pp, orig. binding sewn with yellow paper d.j., fine condition, lower spine d.j. split. Criterion Miscellany- No. 19. View more info

UNION STREET

By: Causely, Charles,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: C824


second impression, 94pp, octavo, original decorative card, decorative d.j., attractive d.j. lightly foxed. poetry, with a preface by Edith Sitwell. View more info

THE MIRROR CRACK'D FROM SIDE TO SIDE,

By: Christie, Agatha,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Collins Crime Club Choice: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C797

Condition: V.g.


256pp, octavo, original red cloth, gilt, green d.j., d.j. chipped and torn otherwise v.g. View more info

GRAND NATIONAL NIGHT,

By: Christie, Dorothy & Campbell,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Samuel French Ltd. 1947,:

Seller ID: C900


first edition, 88pp, 1 b&w plate of stage scenery, octavo, original white paper cover, spine a little bumped otherwise v.g. French's acting edition, a play in three parts. View more info

ITALIAN PAINTING,

By: Clutton-Brock, A.F.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: C758


1st edition, 67pp, octavo, orig. binding sewn with blue paper d.j., d.j. in pieces otherwise v.g. Criterion Miscellany- No. 34. View more info