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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 That Was Then... Selected Stories
Barr, Tom United Writers Publications Ltd Cornwall 2000 1852000902 / 9781852000905 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by the author (with the author's best wishes, but not inscribed) on the f.e.p. Excellent condition hardback and dust jacket. Original RRP 15.95. Short stories. 167pp. 301122 
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 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 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 Camberwick Green Time For Bed Stories
Based on the characters created by Gordon Murray for the BBC TV Programme ; stories and illustrations by John Leeder Dean and Son 1975 0603015999 / 9780603015991 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Sewn binding, which is slightly weakened at the base of the spine. No names or inscriptions. The front pastedown has a small grubby mark and a biro line mark, about one inch long. The book has a musty odour. Children's picture book. Unpaginated. 103167 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
4 '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

 
19 Drumming in the Sky: Poems from Stories and Rhymes
Bechely, Paddy (ed.) British Broadcasting Corporation London 1981 0563179007 / 9780563179009 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Lamont, Priscilla 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm and pages are bright and clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is rubbed at the spine ends and corners and has a few tears. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. 160. 020623 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 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

 
20 Morning Rendezvous, Stories (Russian and Soviet Story)
Belov, V. [Vasily] ; translated from the Russian by Eve Manning and Rose Prokofieva Raduga Publishers Moscow 1983 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized soft back. A gift inscription written in pen at the bottom edge of the half-title page. Light grey marks to the bottom edge of the outer closed textblock page edge. Otherwise very good. Binding firm and pages clean. pp. 384. A collection of short stories. 307956 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 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

 
21 The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories
Bennett, William J. (edited, with commentary by) Simon & Schuster New York 1993 0671683063 / 9780671683061 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
There is a small grubby mark on the front flap of the dust jacket. Otherwise, book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Mild bruising to edges. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. 831pp. 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. 103952 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
22 Georgia Through Its Folktales
Berman, Michael (notes on the stories by) ; Kalandadze, Ketevan (translations by) ; illustrations by Miranda Gray O Books | John Hunt Publishing 2010 1846942799 / 9781846942792 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. As new. pp. vi, 153. 309022 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 A Romance of the Equator: Best Fantasy Stories
Aldiss, Brian Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1989 0575042117 / 9780575042117 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. There is a very, very slight lean to the spine. Clean. Unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding tight. Dust jacket has been price clipped. 345pp. 304421 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
23 Rupert Spring Adventures - Adventure Book No. 32
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1957. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, fine condition. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked. The staples have a couple of tiny rust spots at the centrefold. Otherwise as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Rope Trick, and Rupert and the Lonely Cottage. 0 106149 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
9 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

 
24 Rupert Summer Adventures - Adventure Book No. 33
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1957. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside; there are just a few tiny speckles to the front cover near the top edge / corner. The staples have a little bit of rusting but not badly corroded. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed, and Rupert and the Scent Garden. 0 106150 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Bazaar and Other Stories
Armstrong, Martin Jonathan Cape London 1928 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Travellers' Library edition, 1928; first published 1924. Original blue boards. Some light marks and generally dulled boards. Rubs to spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. Pages clean. 287pp. 305456 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 Rupert and the Bottled Moonbeams - Adventure Book No. 28
Bestall, Alfred [Alex Cubie and Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. The staples have a little bit of rusting but not significantly corroded. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Bottled Moonbeams, and Rupert and the Frosties. 106833 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
11 Bobby Bear's Annual 1933
Aunt Kitsie Dean and Son, Ltd King Street, London 1932 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial front board, plain grey rear board and green cloth spine. There are some stains and marks to the rear board. Some rubs and minor scratches and a small abrasion to the front board. Bruising to spine ends and rubbed corners. The binding is quite firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and a small pale brown stain to the bottom edge of the rear pastedown. Light foxing and handling marks to pages but no very grubby marks to pages. The dot-to-dot puzzle on page 60 has been done in pencil; the maze puzzle on page 73 has been done very lightly in pencil; the missing words in the puzzle story competition pages 84-86 have been done in pencil; pages 104-106 have a narrow pale brown stain to the very top edge. Other puzzle pages and colouring in pages are clean. pp. 125. A forwards lean to the spine. Overall quite a good copy of this 1933 children's annual. 308428 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
26 Rupert and the Wild Goose Chase - Adventure Book No. 20
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash; Cubie, Alex] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1954] 1954 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1954. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Wild Goose Chase, and Rupert and the Glowing Pool. 106839 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
12 Tramway Engines (The Railway Series, No. 26)
Awdry, The Rev. W. ; with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby Egmont UK Limited London 2011 1405203560 / 9781405203562 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
First published in 1945, this edition 2011. New hardback. RRP. 5.99. Glossy pictorial boards. 57pp. 304630 
Price: 4.97 GBP

 
27 Rupert and the Giant's Castle - Adventure Book No. 29
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Giant's Castle, and Rupert and the Whirlwinds 106834 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel
Babel, Isaac ; edited by Nathalie Babel ; translated into English by Peter Constantine ; introduction by Cynthia Ozick W. W. Norton & Company New York and London 2002 0393324028 / 9780393324020 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good condition, but the edges of the covers are curling and there are some light greyish marks to the covers. Small remainder mark (black marker pen dot) to the bottom closed textblock edge. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 511. 308734 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
28 Rupert and the Holiday Ship - Adventure Book No. 22
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1954] 1954 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1954. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples, the slightest greyish marks to the front cover, and just very light rubs to the corners. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Holiday Ship, and Rupert and the Colour Mixers. 106838 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
14 Loving Wanda Beaver (Novella and Stories) [1st Edition]
Baker, Alison Chronicle Books San Francisco 1995 081181064x / 9780811810647 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition, first impression. Hardback. Black cloth spine / green boards. Binding tight and firm. No previous owner names or inscriptions. Excellent clean condition - NEAR FINE. Not price clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 213pp. 20.5cm. 100372 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
29 Rupert and the Mermaid's Cottage - Adventure Book No. 30
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956-7] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956-7. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bump to the bottom corner. A little bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Mermaid's Cottage, and Rupert and the Secret Holiday. 106835 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Link & Other Stories of the Great Festivals
Baldwin, Mary Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) London 1918 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" Hilton, A. A. 
Decorative cloth. A few light marks to the boards. Titles rubbed on the spine. A contemporary (dated 1918) gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Colour frontis. illustration. Binding is a bit weak in a couple of places but still holds and all pages are bound in (none loose). A handful of handling marks / grubby marks in the margins (not many - most pages clean). pp. iii, 63. Little book of religious stories; 7 stories including The Link (Christmas); Daddy's Story (Good Friday); A Little Sister of the King (Ascension Day); and others. 011514 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 Rupert and the Seaside Mystery - Adventure Book No. 26
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1955] 1955 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1955. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Seaside Mystery, and Rupert and the Dandelion Clocks. 106837 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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