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1 Black Maria
Addams, Chas [Charles] Hamish Hamilton London 1960 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
First UK edition. In VG clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is darkened / discoloured to the back cover and has some wear to the edges - a few short tears, small chips and about one inch of loss at the head of the spine. 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). 96pp. 302543 
Price: 27.00 GBP

 
16 Nevada: A Romance of the West
Grey, Zane Hamish Hamilton London 1950 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red cloth; a few small marks on the spine and bottom edge of rear board. Light foxing to leading outer textblock edge. Previous owner's signature on verso to f.e.p. Otherwise good clean condition. 320pp. 302928 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
2 Nocturne: A Journey in Search of Moonlight
Attlee, James Hamish Hamilton London 2011 0241144329 / 9780241144329 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent FINE unmarked condition. Binding tight. DJ not price clipped [18.99]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and prevents wear to the jacket). 309pp. 102162 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
17 Robbers' Roost
Grey, Zane Hamish Hamilton London 1952 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red boards. Some light scattered foxing spots to the outer textblock edge. Otherwise in VG clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a c. 2 inch tear to the top edge of the back cover. Not price clipped. 267pp. 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). 302957 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 Jane Austen - Hamish Hamilton Novel Library. 5 volumes (of 6; not boxed): Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton [1947-1949] London 1947 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
All five volumes are in good condition. All lack dust jackets and are rubbed at the spine ends and corners, with lighter rubs to edges. Bound in quarter black cloth, with printed paper sides. The sides are a patterned paper by Curwen Press, designed by Sarah Nechamkin. They would have had dust jackets when published and may have been sold as a boxed set (there was a boxed set of the 6 Jane Austen titles produced but these are without a box). Emma is the missing volume from this set. Sense and Sensibility is a 1st Novel Library edition, of 1948, pp. viii, 374; Pride and Prejudice is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 386, has a small pale stain to the outer closed textblock foredge; Northanger Abbey is a first Novel Library edition of 1948, pp. viii, 236; Persuasion is a reprint of 1951, first published in the Novel Library edition 1947, pp. vi, 254; Mansfield Park is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 479, has a very small brown stain near the top edge of the front cover. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The bindings are all firm and of a uniform size, 17.6cm. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309093 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
18 The Shepherd of Guadaloupe
Grey, Zane Hamish Hamilton London 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red boards. Slightly bumped corners. Some foxing to outer textblock edges and prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A good solid copy. 285pp. 302959 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 Northanger Abbey [Hamish Hamilton The Novel Library edition]
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton | The Novel Library London 1948 First Thus Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In the Hamish Hamilton pocket-sized Novel Library edition. Quarter black cloth, with lovely printed patterned paper sides and with matching dust jacket. Paper design is by Sarah Nechamkin, a Curwen Press paper. A lovely little edition. This copy has a significant / heavy forward lean, or slant, to the spine. The book is otherwise in quite nice, clean condition. The paper sides are bright as they have been protected by the dust jacket. Pages are clean and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Boards are just very light rubbed at the spine ends and to a couple of corners. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with chips, nicks, short tears, a small snag in the middle of the spine, and some minor loss at the head of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 236. 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. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308577 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
19 A Positively Final Appearance: A Journal, 1996-1998
Guinness, Alec Hamish Hamilton London 1999 0241137888 / 9780241137888 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. There is a slight forwards lean to the spine and the pages have darkened / tanned slightly. Binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Mild bruising to spine ends. DJ not price clipped. 246pp. 104788 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
5 Pride and Prejudice [Hamish Hamilton The Novel Library edition]
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton | The Novel Library London 1949 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In the Hamish Hamilton pocket-sized Novel Library edition. 1st edition thus. Quarter black cloth, with lovely printed patterned paper sides and with matching dust jacket. Paper design is by Sarah Nechamkin, a Curwen Press paper. A lovely little edition. The book is in nice, clean condition inside. The paper sides are bright as they have been protected by the dust jacket. Pages are clean and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Boards are just very lightly rubbed at the spine ends, edges and to a couple of corners. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges, with some tiny chips to the spine ends and corners. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 386. 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. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308600 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
20 Exit West
Hamid, Mohsin Hamish Hamilton | Penguin 2017 0241290082 / 9780241290088 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. 4th impression. RRP 14.99. 229pp. In a city swollen by refugees but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openly at war, two young people notice one another. They share a cup of coffee, a smile, an evening meal. They try not to hear the sound of bombs getting closer every night, the radio announcing new laws, the public executions. Exit West is a love story from the eye of the storm. It is a song of hope and compassion. It reaches towards something essential in humankind - something still alive, still breathing, an open hand and a thudding heart under all the rubble and dust. 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. 306890 
Price: 13.49 GBP

 
 
6 Sense and Sensibility [Hamish Hamilton The Novel Library edition]
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton | The Novel Library London 1948 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In the Hamish Hamilton pocket-sized Novel Library edition. 1st edition thus. Quarter black cloth, with lovely printed patterned paper sides and with matching dust jacket. Paper design is by Sarah Nechamkin, a Curwen Press paper. A lovely little edition. The book is in quite nice, clean condition inside. The paper sides are bright as they have been protected by the dust jacket. Pages are clean and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Boards are just very lightly rubbed at the spine ends and to a couple of corners. There is a tiny pale grey mark to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with chips, nicks, short tears, and a little loss at the head of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 374. 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. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308599 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
21 Red Robert, A Life of Robert Birley
Hearnden, Arthur Hamish Hamilton London 1984 0241111587 / 9780241111581 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Original blue boards. Pencil line marks and ticks in the margins of the pages. Pages have tanned / browned. Previous owner's name, place and date on the front endpaper. A tear in the edge of the half-title page. Dust jacket VG, not price clipped. Binding firm. An acceptable / good reading or reference copy. pp. xiv, 273. 200305 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
7 In for a Penny : A Prospect of Kew Gardens
Blunt, Wilfrid Hamish Hamilton London 1978 0241898234 / 9780241898239 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. VG in VG dust jacket. Not price clipped (original 7.95 net). 218pp. 101388 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Rooster Brother
Hogrogian, Nonny Hamish Hamilton London 1974 0241891299 / 9780241891292 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages are very slightly darkened at the edges. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges with a couple of short tears to the top edge. 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. 106145 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Lighthouse Always Says Yes
Brenan, Gerald Hamish Hamilton London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Wegner, Fritz (dust jacket design by) 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. Previous owner's signature lightly in pencil on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine, lightly rubbed at the edges, with a couple of short nicks to the top edge. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 374. 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. 106639 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
23 Ballet Scene
Kerensky, Oleg Hamish Hamilton London 1970 0241018773 / 9780241018774 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original purple boards. Slightly bumped spine ends and top corners. Previous owner's signature in biro on the f.e.p. Pages are otherwise clean and binding firm. The dust jacket has a few short tears to the top edge, with some resulting creases and minor rubs to the edges. DJ not price clipped. pp. xii, 275. 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. 104424 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Lifeboat Fish (Antelope Books)
Broome, Dora ; illustrated by Robert Hunt Hamish Hamilton London 1958 Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Hunt, Robert 
Hardback with dust. Second impression, May 195; was first published in 1957. Original yellow boards, with titles in blue. The boards are discoloured at the edges, corners and spine ends, corresponding with loss to the dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages are clean. Minor foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges; more noticeable to the top edge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 95. The dust jacket is worn and torn - rubs, creases, tears, and some loss to the spine ends, edges and corners. A couple of red biro ticks on the rear dust jacket flap. Front flap not price clipped. Some scribbles to the front cover of the dust jacket in blue biro and some abrasions to the surface of the back cover of the jacket. 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. 308172 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
24 The Lost Words (special edition with limited edition print)
Macfarlane, Robert ; Morris, Jackie Hamish Hamilton 2017 1472625137 / 9781472625137 Hard Cover New No jacket Book Folio - over 12 
New hardback. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Gorgeous to look at and to read. Give it to a child to bring back the magic of language - and its scope' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian; 'The most beautiful and thought-provoking book I've read this year' Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Observer; 'My top book of the year' Susan Hill, Spectator. From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist & author Jackie Morris - all over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural world - Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn, all gone. The rich landscape of wild imagination and wild play is rapidly fading from our children's minds. The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke. With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustration by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages. 'Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty' Alex Preston, Observer. Special edition with a limited edition Goldfinch print at the back of the book. 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. BK0021 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
10 A Parish of Rich Women
Buchan, James Hamish Hamilton London 1984 0241113105 / 9780241113103 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original bright red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Author's first novel, winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and the Betty Trask. Very slight bump to the base of the spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. 185pp. 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. 104282 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 Chasing Cezanne (Uncorrected Proof Copy)
Mayle, Peter Hamish Hamilton 1997 0241137659 / 9780241137659 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pale blue paper covers. UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY - not to be quoted from. Offered for sale as a collector's item only. Grubby mark on the bottom corner of the back cover. Binding tight, but minor cover handling wear to corners. No names or inscriptions. 292pp. 058022 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 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

 
26 Finding a Father
McInnes, Graham Hamish Hamilton London 1967 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
1st edition 1967. Black cloth covers, no dustjacket. Occasional spots of foxing, light tanning. Small ownership inscription written on the front endpaper (Baldwin of Bewdley). 223pp. 052717 
Price: 12.95 GBP

 
 
12 Time's Harvest
Charques, Dorothy Hamish Hamilton London 1943 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
First published 1940. This copy is a 1943 reprint. Red/brown cloth boards, a little faded at spine and edges. Boards lightly rubbed at spine ends. Significant foxing to endpapers. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. 494pp. Historical novel. 052223 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 The Fatal Impact: An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
Moorehead, Alan Hamish Hamilton London 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. Pages tanned / darkened. Otherwise in very good condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Top edge green. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 230. 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. 105458 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 Sandy The Sailor (Reindeer Books series)
Clarke, Pauline ; illustrated by Cecil Leslie Hamish Hamilton London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original yellow boards with blue titles and reindeer. Some foxing to the edges of the boards. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1957). Some foxing and grey marks to the outer closed textblock page edges. Light foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. The dust jacket has some foxing, rubs and short tears to edges, and the author's name on the front cover has been scrubbed over in pink / red biro (see photos). A couple of red biro ticks against list of other titles opposite the title page. pp. 120. 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. 308142 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 Boy
Rivoyre, Christine De; Translated from the French By Eileen Ellenbogen Hamish Hamilton London 1974 0241024846 / 9780241024843 First UK Edition Blue Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. There are some pale brown marks (foxing?) to the long closed page edge. A couple of foxing spots to the flyleaves of the dust jacket. No further marks. 281pp. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 034458 
Price: 7.95 GBP

 
 
14 Fabulous Chicago
Dedmon, Emmett Hamish Hamilton | Random House 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Printed publisher's details as Random House and Random House dust jacket but with a small printed tipped-in slip to cover Random House on the title page, with Hamish Hamilton's details. Pictorial cloth. The boards are slightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Top edge tinted black. A small pale mark to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. The boards are lightly rubbed at the edges. Light foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxi, 359. The dust jacket is rubbed, worn and creased; faded at the spine, and with small chips and short nicks at the edges. Front flap of the dust jacket 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 018242 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 Boswell's Presumptuous Task
Sisman, Adam Hamish Hamilton London 2000 0241136377 / 9780241136379 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth boards. Clean inside. No names or inscriptions. The book has been opened a bit heavily at the half-title page. Dust jacket VG. pp. xxii, 392. 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. 103364 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Sea House
Freud, Esther Hamish Hamilton 2003 0241141966 / 9780241141960 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th printing. Original blue boards. Lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Dust jacket rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Pages very slightly tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 277pp. 105138 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
30 World Within World: The Autobiography of Stephen Spender
Spender, Stephen The Book society in association with Hamish Hamilton 1951 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth boards. Previous owner's signature and date on the front endpaper. Some pencil notes and lines in the margins (not extensive). Foxing to the dust jacket, plus tears (including a very long one to the spine), chips and minor loss to the edges. DJ 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. pp. ix, 349. 103303 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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