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1 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXLI January to June 1887
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1887 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of part of the novel, Sarracinesa, by Francis Marion Crawford, probably the best known work of this prolific nineteenth-century author. pp. 1-876. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105246 
Price: 57.00 GBP

 
16 Priscilla's Caravan
Abrahall, C. H. The Epworth Press London Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Spine is faded and has heavy foxing. Slight forwards lean to the spine. Gift inscription [dated 1950] written on the front endpaper. Some foxing to the pages, especially foredges. Black and white frontis. illustrations. 192pp. 19cm. n.d. Date of publication not stated. 043560 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
2 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXXV January to June 1879
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1879 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the concluding parts of Anthony Trollope's John Caldigate, which first appeared in print in Blackwood's between April 1878 - June 1879. pp. 1-780. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105244 
Price: 57.00 GBP

 
17 American Short Stories
Abrahams, William (introduced by) ; Gulla, Paul (illustrated by) The Folio Society London 1997 Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A very slight faded / pale mark to the front board. Lacks slipcase. Otherwise in very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Printed on Ibis Wove paper and bound in full cloth using a design by Malcolm Harvey Young. pp. xvii, 436. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 305503 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
3 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. XCVII January to June 1865
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1865 Half Leather Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners and a rub / abrasion to the marbling of the front board. The spine has darkened in places - has some slightly black marks. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. Joints and hinges all very good. Contemporary armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, for Evan Charles Sutherland-Walker. There is a pale brown stain to the outer closed textblock page edges, affecting most of the textblock; just visible to the page margins at the foredges (pale marks). Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of the first part of the novel, Miss Marjoribanks, by Mrs Oliphant, one of her best known and most successful novels. pp. 1-778. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105247 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
18 Two Winters and Three Summers
Abramov, Fyodor ; translated from the Russian by Jacqueline Edwards and Mitchell Schneider ; with an introduction by Maurice Friedberg Harcourt Brace Jovanovich USA 1984 0151923000 / 9780151923007 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket protected in a loose film sleeve. pp. xvii, 382. 309062 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
4 Chambers's Twentieth Century Readers, Book II, with coloured illustrations
W. R. Chambers, Limited [c.1901-1906] London Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Date of publication not stated but c. 1901-1906. Original green cloth with printed black design. Light rubs to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top edge of the title page. Some pencil and pen marks in the text (not extensive). 144pp. Binding quite firm. A good copy. 032917 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
19 Arabian Jazz
Abu-Jaber W. W. Norton & Company 2003 0393324222 / 9780393324228 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 374. 309006 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
5 June Book 1972 [Annual]
IPC Magazines Ltd Fleetway House, London 1971 0901267473 / 9780901267474 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1972 annual. Laminated pictorial boards. In very good condition. Some of the puzzles and one crossword have been attempted or completed neatly in pen. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. First page not price clipped. 127pp. Little rubs and very short nick at the head of the spine. 104729 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 Gabriel's Garden
Adair, Cecil [pseud. Evelyn Everett-Green] Stanley Paul & Co., Ltd Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall 
No date stated. c. 1920s. 8th edition. Red cloth hardback - slightly patchy fading to the boards. Pages are browned, with foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Sunday school prize bookplate on the front endpaper (dated 1926). 246pp + publisher's catalogue pages. Evelyn Ward Everett-Green (17 November 1856, London - 23 April 1932, Funchal) was an English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children, and later wrote historical fiction for older girls, and then adult romantic fiction. She wrote about 350 books: more than 200 under her own name, and others using the pen-names H. F. E., Cecil Adair, E. Ward, or Evelyn Dare. 055169 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 Playbox Annual 1955: A Picture and Story Book for Boys and Girls - 47th Year
The Amalgamated Press Farringdon Street, London 1955 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial paper-covered boards and green cloth spine. Some marks to the rear board and the boards are rubbed at the edges. Previous owner's name and address in pencil in the book belongs to box. Some foxing to endpapers. Some lightly grubby handling marks to a few pages / page margins and a few short tears to page margins. Puzzles completed lightly in pencil. pp. 96. A good copy overall. 105914 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
21 Superior Women
Adams, Alice Alfred A. Knopf New York 1984 0394536320 / 9780394536323 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Original blue boards. Just lightly bruised at the spine ends. Deckled / untrimmed foredges. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is torn at the spine - a couple of untidy tears at the top and there is a shorter tear at the top edge of the front cover. DJ not price clipped. 368pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105141 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
7 Rupert Annual 1982
Express Newspapers 1982 0850791200 / 9780850791204 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. Title page not price clipped. Book Belongs To box not filled in. Memory Test puzzle on p. 92 not done. No names or inscriptions. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and pages clean. Light rubs to a couple of corners of the boards. There is a short tear in the bottom edge of p. 51/52 and another in the bottom edge of p. 91/91. 92 pages. 307102 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Adams, Douglas Pan Books 1980 0330262130 / 9780330262132 First Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First printing of this paperback edition, 1980. The pages have browned significantly, particularly heavily at the edges. In otherwise very good, clean condition. Covers are bright and crisp; no creasing. A very good copy. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 187. 308148 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 Rupert Annual 1982
Express Newspapers 1982 0850791200 / 9780850791204 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. Title page not price clipped. Book Belongs To box not filled in. Memory Test puzzle on p. 92 not done. No names or inscriptions. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and pages clean. Light rubs to a couple of corners of the boards and slight bump to the boards at the head of the spine. 92 pages. 307101 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
23 Ananse and the Sky God (Ladybird Read it Yourself, Level 5. Series 777).
Adapted by Fran Hunia from the traditional tale ; illustrated by Angie Sage Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1980 0721405290 / 9780721405292 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial matt covers. ISBN and barcode on the back cover, with printed price of 60p. In excellent, barely used condition. Slight bumps to each end of the spine only. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 51pp. 102661 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 School Friend Annual 1958
The Amalgamated Press Farringdon Street, London 1958 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine. Spine faded. There is a pale blue streak to the spine (possibly paint). Hardback. A gift inscription written on a Christmas sticker stuck on the reverse of the front endpaper. Front endpaper price clipped. The boards are lightly rubbed at the edges and corners. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. Pages are otherwise clean. pp. 159. 307939 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
24 Alice in Wonderland: With Three Dimensional Pop-Up Scences (Fairy-Tale Pop-Ups)
Adapted from the story by Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by Maria Taylor Tango Books 2014 1857078144 / 9781857078145 Hardcover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, near fine, as new condition, but the front cover has faded very slightly. A stunning 3D pop-up scene version of Alice in Wonderland. Beautiful design. RRP. 16.99. 304131 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Fancy Dress Ball
Sandle's | A Sandle Book London 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
A little young children's book, 16pp including title page. 11.7 x 10.2cm. Pictorial card cover. Rubbed at the spine edges and corners. A slight flattened crease to the front cover. Stapled binding, the staples have rusted. Small rust marks around the staples in the centrefold. The pages are otherwise nice and clean. A sweet little 1970s children's book. 304988 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
25 The White Tiger
Adiga, Aravind Atlantic Books London 2008 1843547201 / 9781843547204 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th printing. Won the Man Booker Prize in 2008. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding square and firm. Boards a little bruised at the head and tail of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 321pp. 306353 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 Manka The Sky Gipsy: The Story of a Wild Goose
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford] Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1951 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd edition. Blue cloth; a small mark on the rear board and faded patch on the front board which corresponds to loss to the dust jacket. Gift inscription inside, plus another previous owner's signature. Some foxing to the f.e.p. and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket has marks, rubs to all edges, a couple of short tears and significant loss to the top edge of the front cover. Price clipped. The dust jacket is now supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it serves to the protect the jacket from further wear. Denys Watkins-Pitchford: Born Lamport, Northants, 1905. He wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Carnegie Medal winner, The Little Grey Men, and numerous natural history and country sports titles as well. Particularly well-known for his scraperboard illustrations, although he also produced a number of pen and ink drawings for his books and books by other authors. Died 1990. 102624 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
26 The White Tiger
Adiga, Aravind Atlantic Books London 2008 1843547201 / 9781843547204 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th printing. Won the Man Booker Prize in 2008. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Binding square and firm. Boards a little bruised at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 321pp. 306352 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 'BB''s Fairy Book Meeting Hill
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]; with illustrations by the author Hollis & Carter London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Blue cloth; very faded boards. Bottom corners bumped, slightly affecting the bottom corner of the textblock. A few light marks to the boards. Not an attractive copy from the outside. Inside, there's a slight grubby mark in the margin of p. 40-41; otherwise VG. A slight abrasion mark on the f.e.p, a few very light foxing spots to prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 141pp. Colour plates all VG.Denys Watkins-Pitchford: Born Lamport, Northants, 1905. He wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Carnegie Medal winner, The Little Grey Men, and numerous natural history and country sports titles as well. Particularly well-known for his scraperboard illustrations, although he also produced a number of pen and ink drawings for his books and books by other authors. Died 1990. 102627 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
27 The Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine
Aesop; Retold By Shirley Goulden ; illustrated by Cremonini W. H. Allen London 1961 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - 10.25" Tall 
28pp. Picture book. White pictorial boards are greyed / dsiscoloured, particularly at the edges. Boards have bowed. Interior VG, clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages browning. 047599 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
13 Baby Donkey (A Birks-craft rag book)
A Birks-craft production Bancroft & Co (Publishers) Ltd | Delrosa Soft cover Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Washable linen cloth children's rag book. n.d. c.1950s. 8 pages including covers. Illustrator unknown. Stitched at the spine. Frayed pinked edges. Faded. Pages clean. 4.5 x 4.5 inches. 102017 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
28 Novel With Cocaine
Ageyev, M. ; translated from the Russian by Michael Henry Heim Northwestern University Press 1998 0810117096 / 9780810117099 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight condition - very near fine but there is a bend / curve to the textblock, which may flatten out when the book has sat flat for a while. Otherwise unmarked and appears unread. pp. viii, 204. 309040 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
14 Baby Puppy (A Birks-craft rag book)
A Birks-craft production Bancroft & Co (Publishers) Ltd | Delrosa Soft cover Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Washable linen cloth children's rag book. n.d. c.1950s. 8 pages including covers. Illustrator unknown. Stitched at the spine. Frayed pinked edges. Faded and with a few minor marks to pages. 4.5 x 4.5 inches. 0 102016 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
29 The Giant Baby
Ahlberg, Allan ; with illustrations by Fritz Wegner Viking London 1994 0670848646 / 9780670848645 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket a little bruised at the edges. DJ not price clipped. 156pp. 307779 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 Drabble, Margaret
A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: The Collected Stories Penguin Classics 2011 0141196041 / 9780141196046 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket both in excellent fine condition. Unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 223pp. 303184 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
30 The Giant Baby
Ahlberg, Allan ; with illustrations by Fritz Wegner Viking London 1994 0670848646 / 9780670848645 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. There are some light handling creases to the dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. 156pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305618 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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