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1 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

 
16 Power and Protest in American Life
Barbrook, Alec ; Bolt, Christine Martin Robertson Oxford 1980 0855201320 / 9780855201326 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Book and dust jacket both in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 21.5cm. 375pp. 300978 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 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

 
17 The Teachings of Don B. : Satires, Parodies, Fables, Illustrated Stories, and Plays of Donald Barthelme
Barthelme, Donald Counterpoint Berkeley, California 1992 1593761740 / 9781593761745 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. Old price sticker on the back cover. pp. xxii, 352. 309014 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
3 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

 
18 Herzog
Bellow, Saul ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury The Folio Society London 2012 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Illustrated with a series of mid-century photographs from Leonard Freed, Ansel Adams, and others. Quarter bound in buckram cloth, with Modigliani paper sides. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308891 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 Restoring American Gardens: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom Ornamental Plants 1640-1940
Adams, Denise Wiles Timber Press Oregon, USA 2004 0881926191 / 9780881926194 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Minor bruising to spine ends and a short tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket at the spine. Clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A slight wave to the bottom textblock edge. Dust jacket not price clipped [29.99]. 419pp. 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. 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. 305175 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
19 Herzog
Bellow, Saul ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury The Folio Society London 2012 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Illustrated with a series of mid-century photographs from Leonard Freed, Ansel Adams, and others. Quarter bound in buckram cloth, with Modigliani paper sides. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307725 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Formative Years (Condensed and edited edition). 2 Volumes [Complete Set].
Adams, Henry ; condensed and edited by Herbert Agar Collins London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the United States during the administrations of Jefferson and Madison. 2 Volumes complete. Bound in cream cloth; black blocked spine. Both volumes in VERY GOOD clean condition. Previous owner's signature and date neatly on both f.e.p.s. Pale blue dust jackets. The DJ of volume 2 has some slight marks. Both DJs supplied in loose archival protective film sleeves (do not adhere to the book of jackets in any way). 23.5cm. pp. xxvi, 472; viii, 473-1067. A VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set 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. 300964 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
20 Masks and Mirrors: Essays in Criticism
Bewley, Marius Chatto & Windus London 1970 0701116102 / 9780701116101 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth hardback. Top edge just a little spotted. Otherwise a very clean, tidy copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket complete - not price clipped. The DJ is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 364pp. 22cm. Essays on English and American literature, from Donne to Eliot, from Cooper to Wallace Stevens. 300250 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Growing Years of American Literature (The Pageant of Literature)
Adolorata, Sister Mary The Macmillan Company New York, USA 1961 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good condition. Contents are clean but the pages are age-browned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Cover extremities are slightly rubbed. A single crease to the spine. Spine faded. 318pp. 21cm. 100320 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
21 Railways and War Before 1918 (Mechanised Warfare in Colour)
Bishop, Denis ; Davis, W. J. K. Blandford Press London 1972 0713707038 / 9780713707038 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. There is a small dent to the spine, with a corresponding small hole to the spine of the dust jacket. The binding is otherwise firm and tight and pages clean, though tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A few very small brown marks to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. pp. 154, including colour plates. 307445 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 A Time For Greatness
Agar, Herbert Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1943 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original orange boards. The boards are bowed / warped, with wrinkling to pastedowns and heavy foxing to pastedowns and endapers. Lighter foxing to textblock edges. Spine faded. First reprint; not a first edition. Previous owner's names in pencil on the endpapers. The binding is sound and no writing to pages. An acceptable working / reference copy. 144pp. 305022 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
22 With a Little Luck: An American Odyssey/the Remarkable Life of a Self-Made Woman and Her Spirited Journey to the Top [Signed by the Author]
Boehm, Helen F. Rawson Associates New York 1985 0892562773 / 9780892562770 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.25" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the reverse of the front endpaper. 219pp. Short tear to the front cover of the dust jacket (with old tape repair to underside of jacket). Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 024770 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
8 Zayni Barakat
al-Ghitani, Gamal ; translated into English by Farouk Abdel Wahab ; with a foreword by Edward Said The American University in Cairo Press Cairo, Egypt 2006 9774248724 / 9789774248726 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. 2nd printing of this edition. pp. xxiii, 241. 308189 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
23 Pollyanna's Door to Happiness
Borton, Elizabeth George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London 1949 Hardcover Fair Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First published in 1937, this is a later reprint. Original blue boards. The boards are very patchy with pale blotches all over, hence my description of this copy as only fair. However, inside it's nice and clean, pages are clean, no foxing, no previous owner's names or inscriptions and the textblock is firm. Mild bruising to spine ends and a slight forwards lean to the spine. 286pp. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some loss, chips and tears. Dust jacket not price clipped. 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. 104093 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 Anthony Adverse
Allen, Hervey Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1934 First UK Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Anthony was made into a film in 1936; the film won four Academy Awards. The novel was included in Life Magazine's 1944 list of the 100 most outstanding novels of 1924-1944. Original red boards. First published in the USA in 1933, this is the first UK edition of 1944. In fair to good condition.There is a full-length crease to the spine and a slight forwards lean to the spine. Small ink spot to the bottom outer closed textblock edge. Rubs to the board edges, with some fraying and short nicks to the cloth at the spine ends and corners. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Small mark to the bottom margin of a couple of pages. Some erased pencil marks to the rear pastedown. The Times Book Club sticker on the rear pastedown. Binding is sound. Some foxing to endpapers. 1272pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 104355 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
24 Three Weeks to Say Goodbye
Box, C. J. Corvus 2009 1848872917 / 9781848872912 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. RRP. 12.99. 340pp. This title is the UK debut of the fastest rising star in American crime writing. It is a must read for fans of Linwood Barclay and Harlan Coben. After years of trying for a child, Jack and Melissa McGuane have finally adopted a baby girl, but nine months later a call from the adoption agency plunges them into a nightmare that will force them to take the law into their own hands as they fight to keep their family together. 301676 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Urgent West: An Introduction to the Idea of the United States
Allen, Walter John Baker 1969 0212998293 / 9780212998296 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards; some rubs to the boards. Otherwise in nice, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 244pp. 305194 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidweater Planters on the Eve of Revolution
Breen, T. H. (with a new preface by the author) Princeton University Press Princeton and Oxford 1987 0691089140 / 9780691089140 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback in excellent, unused, unread, fine condition. pp. xxx, 216. 304673 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
11 The American Economy to 1975 : An Interindustry Forecast
Almon Jr., Clopper Harper & Row, Publishers 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original light green cloth boards. The bottom corners of the front endpaper and half-title page have been clipped. A nice clean copy. Dust jacket has minor edgewear - now supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 169pp. 101540 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
26 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant.
Bryant, William Cullen ; with an introductory essay on his genus and writings by George Gilfillan; illustrated by John Gilbert Knight and Son, Clerkenwell Close London 1854 Leather Bound Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Mid-brown morocco leather binding. Gilt tooled. Raised bands to spine. Light surface rubs. Binding strong and sound. All edges gilt. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. Previous owner's name and date written on the front pastedown. Red ribbon page marker - very thin but still attached. Some foxing to prelims and frontis. but pages are otherwise clean. pp. xxii, 264, plates. An attractive little volume. William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. 302910 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
12 Raven Summer
Almond, David Delacorte Press USA 2008 038590715X / 9780385907156 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Published in the UK as Jackdaw Summer; this is the first American edition. The pages are very slightly tanned / darkened at the edges. Otherwise in excellent, near fine, barely read condition. 198pp. 103106 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
27 Interzone
Burroughs, William S. ; edited by James Grauerholz Picador | Pan London 1989 0330310720 / 9780330310727 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A very slight lean to the spine. The binding is firm and tight. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xxiii, 194. Interzone comprises writings from the crucial period leading up to the publication of Naked Lunch, including an extensive rediscovered section from that novel that has never before been in print. 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. 106640 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
13 82 Distinctive Houses from Architectural Record
Architectural Record F. W. Dodge Corporation USA 1952 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 3rd impression. Publisher's original brown boards, with titles in yellow. Boards are bruised at the spine ends and lightly rubbed at the corners. There is a small light brown stain to the outer closed textblock foredge. Otherwise very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and plans. pp. 442. 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. 307782 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
28 Scotland's Burning
Burt, Nathaniel Victor Gollancz Limited London 1953 First UK Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. No names or inscriptions. Some heavy foxing to endpapers and first and last few pages. Lighter foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm. Yellow Gollancz dust jacket is dulled / darkened, with some light marks and minor rubs to the edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 300. 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. 039461 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
14 Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Drop Caps)
Austen, Jane Penguin USA 2012 0143123165 / 9780143123163 Hard Cover New No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Brand new hardback. New, fine condition. Shrinkwrapped. This is from the American Penguin Drop Caps editions series, a series of collectible books from A to Z and Pride and Prejudice is the title which represents the letter A, for Austen. Cover design by Jessica Hische and Paul Buckley. All page edges are tinted red to match the boards. 19.7cm tall. BK0023 
Price: 15.99 GBP

 
29 Claudelle
Caldwell, Erskine Heinemann 1959 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First UK edition. Original orange boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Binding is firm. pp. 179. Dust jacket has a little foxing / discolouration and a short tear to the bottom edge. DJ not price clipped. 008338 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Discipline of Power: Essentials of a Modern World Structure
Ball, George W. The Bodley Head London 1968 0370004302 / 9780370004303 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed and marked, and slightly faded at the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. 363. 049772 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 Shadows on the Rock
Cather, Willa Hamish Hamilton London 1961 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. 1961 reprint. Pale blue boards, faded at the spine and edges. A forwards lean to the spine. Previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some foxing to first and last few pages, to outer closed textblock page edges and a few spots to pages. The binding is firm. A good copy. pp. 280. 307430 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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