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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 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

 
 
2 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXLIII January to June 1888
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1888 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, brown 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 Thomas Hardy's short story The Withered Arm. pp. 1-898. 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. 105245 
Price: 62.00 GBP

 
17 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

 
 
3 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

 
18 An Introduction to Arab Poetics
Adonis ; translated from the Arabic into English by Catherine Cobham Saqi Books London 2003 0863563317 / 9780863563317 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. As new. pp. 108. 308733 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 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

 
19 Scar on the Stone : Contemporary Poetry from Bosnia
Agee, Chris (edited by) Bloodaxe Books Ltd 1998 1852244151 / 9781852244156 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very good clean condition paperback. Second-hand but barely read / unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 208pp. Original RRP. 8.95. 301078 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Paris Review, Number 49
Jonathan Cape | Doubleday & Company 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Rubs to the edges of the card covers. Some discolouration to the white parts of the covers. Light reading creases to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 206. 308145 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 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

 
 
6 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

 
21 Quest for an Island
Aksyonov, Vassily PAJ Publications New York 1987 1555540201 / 9781555540203 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Brown cloth spine has some marks from binding glue / manufacturing fault. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Very light rubs only to dust jacket edges and some tiny, pale foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 246. 309068 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
22 The Burn - A novel in three books (Late Sixties - Early Seventies)
Aksyonov, Vassily ; translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny Hutchinson London 1984 0091555809 / 9780091555801 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards are bumped at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are very good. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages have darkened / tanned at the edges, with some tiny, pale foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 528. Dust jacket not price clipped. 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. 309063 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 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

 
23 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

 
 
9 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

 
24 Women of Sand & Myrrh
Al-Shaykh, Hanan Quartet Books 1989 0704327368 / 9780704327368 First English Edition Green Cloth Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Appears lightly barely read. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little bumped at edges and slightly faded at the spine. DJ now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 280pp. 008029 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 Only in London
al-Shaykh, Hanan ; translated into English by Catherine Cobham Bloomsbury London 2001 0747553041 / 9780747553045 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 there are just a couple of short nicks to the top edge of the dust jacket. In very good, clean condition otherwise. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Black ribbon page marker. 276pp. 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. 105139 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
11 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

 
26 The Bird of Time
Albee, George Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First edition [UK]. The blue cloth boards are rubbed at edges and have a few light marks. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the front endpaper. 310pp. Pages are nice and clean and the binding is firm. 19.5cm. Old price written in pencil at the top corner of the front endpaper. A good copy. 100789 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Tale of the Wombat (SRA Australian Legend Series)
Adams, L. & G. ; illustrated by Chris Riordan ; literature consultant Maurice Saxby SRA | Science Research Associates Pty Ltd 1979 0574281878 / 9780574281876 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Light bump to one top corner and light bruising to spine ends. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No creasing to pages. Binding firm. Unpaginated slim children's picture book. 306408 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
27 Little Women (Collector's Library series)
Alcott, Louisa May ; with an afterword by Anna South Barnes & Noble | CRW Publishing New York 2004 076075084X / 9780760750841 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth boards. Red ribbon page marker. All edges gilt. In excellent, fine condition, in a very near fine dust jacket - the dust jacket is very slightly faded at the spine. pp. 327. 15.5 x 10cm. 308761 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
13 , from The Spectator
Addison, Joseph ; Steele, Richard ; Budgell, Eustace; edited with introduction and Notes By Mary E. Litchfield Ginn & Company, Publishers, The Athenaeum Press Boston, USA 1902 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original green cloth. There are a few small ink smatters on the back cover. There is a previous owner's signature and date on the front pastedown. Rubs to the corners of the boards. 178pp + advertisements. The binding is firm and pages clean. 029061 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
28 Georgian Stories 1926
Alexander, Sandra ; Armstrong, Martin ; Coppard, A. E. ; Delafield, E. M. ; Maugham, W. Somerset ; et al. Chapman and Hall Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A reading copy only. The boards have bowed, covers are rubbed, cloth fraying at spine ends, spine faded. The front pastedown has a large mark where it looks like a label may have been removed. Binding shaken but all pages present and bound in. No loose pages. Some foxing throughout. A good readable copy if you are not concerned about appearance. pp. viii, 291. 306194 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Coverley Papers, from The Spectator [Sir Roger de Coverley]
Addison, Joseph ; Steele, Richard ; Budgell, Eustace; edited with introduction and Notes by O. M. Myers Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1933 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 1933 revised edition. Original green boards. Titles faded on the spine. Bruising to the spine ends and corners. A few light marks to the boards. Partially removed bookplate to the front endpaper, with a previous owner's name underneath in blue pencil. Some grubby marks to the front endpaper. Otherwise, binding firm and pages are clean. A good reading copy. pp. xx, 168. 032906 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
29 Alentejo Blue [Signed Limited Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday 2006 0385604866 / 9780385604864 First Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
LIMITED EDITION. Hand numbered - number 989 of 1000 copies. SIGNED by Monica Ali on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Book and slipcase in navy blue cloth. No dust jacket (as issued by the publisher). Book is in FINE condition. Slipcase NEAR FINE - there is a pale mark on the base of the case where it looks as though the original price sticker has been removed. 299pp. 23cm x 14.5cm. 100443 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
15 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

 
30 Brick Lane [Signed 1st Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday London 2003 038560484x / 9780385604840 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Excellent condition fine hardback in near fine dust jacket - The DJ has just a few very slight bumps to the top edge. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). First edition, first printing. 413pp. 24cm. 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 HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 300409 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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