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121 The Commissioner
Johnson, Stanley Century Publishing Co Ltd London, United Kingdom 1987 0712615873 / 9780712615877 First Edition Blue Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - 8.75" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
A presentation copy signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 231pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 029488 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
136 Sex, Custom and Psychopathology: A Study of South African Pagan Natives
Laubscher, J. F. George Routledge & Sons Ltd Carter Lane, London 1937 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Other
From the personal library of SMITH ELY JELLIFFE and signed by him on the front pastedown and on the title page. Smith Ely Jelliffe (1866-1945) was an eminent American physician, psychiatrist and early psychoanalyst. From 1902 he owned and edited the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease and in 1913 he was founder of Psychoanalytic Review. He was a regular correspondent of Freud and Jung and was one of the earliest proponents of Freudian theory in the United States. Original blue boards, with some light marks to the boards and some rubs to the edges. The book is in fair to good condition. There is a significant backwards lean to the spine, bumps to the corners and there are some red pen marks to the bottom outer closed textblock edge (just the textblock edge; not the pages themselves). Some quite heavy foxing to prelims; lighter foxing throughout. Publisher's review copy slip is included and there are some rusted marks from an old paperclip to the top edge of the frontispiece, title and contents pages. Paperclip removed. A significant bump and some creasing to the foredge of some pages in the middle of the textblock. pp. xv, 347 + plates. A solid copy, good for reference or study, or for its' provenance. 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. 104594 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
 
122 An Agent of Deceit [Signed copy]
Jones, Christ Morgan Pan Books 2012 0330532332 / 9780330532334 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New paperback. Signed by the author on the title page - flat signed, no inscription. RRP. 7.99. 341pp. Ten years ago, journalist Ben Webster had his investigation into a corrupt Russian business in Kazakhstan crushed, the cost of his scrutiny a terrible tragedy ...Now employed by a private London intelligence agency, Webster's interest is piqued when a client asks him to expose the dealings of shadowy Russian oligarch Konstantin Malin. Before long Webster finds himself fixated by Malin and by his front man Richard Lock. But how far is he willing to risk the wellbeing of his family? And that of Lock himself? Against a background of Moscow, London and Berlin a journey of impossible decisions begins ... 304013 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
137 These Golden Days: An Illustrated Record of an Oxfordshire Market Town from the 1930s [SIGNED COPY]
Lester, Marjory Published by Marjory Lester Banbury 1992 0951212710 / 9780951212714 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
One of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Book and dust jacket in very good condition. Flat signed by the author on the title page (no inscription). Dust jacket flaps and some pages are very slightly darkened at the edges and there is a very small mark to the bottom edge of the front endpaper next to the spine. No names, inscriptions or other marks. This is the second volume of Marjory's reminiscences and paintings of Banbury and follows on from Memories of Banbury. 107 pages. 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. 102885 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
123 The Chiltern Railways Story [Signed Copy]
Jones, Hugh The History Press 2010 0752454544 / 9780752454542 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
NEW book. SIGNED by the author (without inscription) on the title page. 'The story of the most successful of Britain's new private railway companies is one of triumphant business despite the odds. Formed in 1996 after the privatisation of British Rail, this is a modern railway history, and one which reveals the secrets behind running a good public transport service. Combining the company history, a tale of ups and downs and battles to fund expansion, with the railway fleet itself and the personal recollections of many of Chiltern's key personnel, directors, managers, planners, drivers and customers, this fascinating book explains what Chiltern Railways means to so many.' 300287 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
138 Edward Lear: A Biography [Signed by the author]
Levi, Peter Macmillan London 1995 0333588045 / 9780333588048 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). An excellent, fine, copy. Binding firm and pages bright and clean. The dust jacket is likewise fine; not price clipped. pp. xxi, 362. 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. 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. 106739 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
124 The Chiltern Railways Story [Signed Copy]
Jones, Hugh The History Press 2010 0752454544 / 9780752454542 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
NEW book. SIGNED by the author (without inscription) on the title page. 'The story of the most successful of Britain's new private railway companies is one of triumphant business despite the odds. Formed in 1996 after the privatisation of British Rail, this is a modern railway history, and one which reveals the secrets behind running a good public transport service. Combining the company history, a tale of ups and downs and battles to fund expansion, with the railway fleet itself and the personal recollections of many of Chiltern's key personnel, directors, managers, planners, drivers and customers, this fascinating book explains what Chiltern Railways means to so many.' 307386 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
139 Edward Lear: A Biography [Signed by the author]
Levi, Peter Macmillan London 1995 0333588045 / 9780333588048 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). An excellent, fine, copy. Binding firm and pages bright and clean. The dust jacket is very near fine but has a minor bruise to the top edge and a small bruise with crease to the bottom edge of the back cover; not price clipped. pp. xxi, 362. 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. 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. 106740 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
125 Beatrice: The Cadbury Heiress Who Gave Away Her Fortune [Signed copy]
Joseph, Fiona Foxwell Press 2012 0957093403 / 9780957093409 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Soft back. In excellent, fine copy. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Otherwise clean and tight. pp. 245. 308147 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
140 Primitives and the Supernatural
Levy-Bruhl, Lucien ; authorised translation by Lilian A. Clare E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc New York 1935 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Other
From the personal library of SMITH ELY JELLIFFE and signed by him on the front pastedown and on the title page, with his name and address stamp on the front pastedown as well. Smith Ely Jelliffe (1866-1945) was an eminent American physician, psychiatrist and early psychoanalyst. From 1902 he owned and edited the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease and in 1913 he was founder of Psychoanalytic Review. He was regular correspondent of Freud and Jung and was one of the earliest proponents of Freudian theory in the United States. Original green boards. Minor bumps to corners and bruising to the spine ends. A date stamp of Nov 14 1935 on the front endpaper and a short note written lightly in red pencil. Some foxing to the prelims and to outer closed textlbock edge. Deckled / untrimmed page foredges. Binding is firm, hinges very good. The dust jacket is worn and torn with some marks, pink stain to bottom section of the back cover and some loss to the edges, particularly the spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 405. 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. 104595 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
 
126 Beowulf [Signed by Charles Keeping AND Kevin Crossley-Holland)
Keeping, Charles ; Crossley-Holland, Kevin Oxford University Press Walton Street, Oxford 1982 0192797700 / 9780192797704 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Signed by both authors at the bottom edge of the title page (no inscription / dedication). A super copy, in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. 47. 307889 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
141 Dinas Head and Other Places
Lewis-Smith, Anne The Mitre Press London 1977 0705102610 / 9780705102612 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. Blue cloth hardback. Flat-signed by the author on the title page in blue pen, with a gift inscription in the same pen on the front endpaper [dated 1979]. Otherwise clean and tight. Spine of the dust jacket a little faded, with very minor rubs at the spine ends and corners. Price-clipped front flap. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 'Anne Lewis-Smith is best known for her love poetry, and although she claims that the present collection is about places rather than people, a feeling of loving and being in love pervades many of the poems as subtly as perfume.' 19cm. 64pp. 100077 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
127 The Little Snake [Signed First UK Edition]
Kennedy, A. L. Canongate 2018 178689386X / 9781786893864 First UK Edition Hardcover New New Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback with dust jacket. Small pocket-sized volume. RRP 9.99. First impression. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). pp. 132. 308588 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
142 How Was It For You? - Home Thoughts From Abroad [Signed copy]
Lipman, Maureen Robson Books Ltd 1985 0860513475 / 9780860513476 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Hardback, with dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. 208pp. 4th impression. In very good clean condition. DJ not price clipped [7.95]. The dust jacket 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 protects the dust jacket against wear). 007347 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
128 The Little Snake [Signed First UK Edition]
Kennedy, A. L. Canongate 2018 178689386X / 9781786893864 First UK Edition Hardcover New New Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback with dust jacket. Small pocket-sized volume. RRP 9.99. First impression. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). pp. 132. 308589 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
143 Banbury: A Century of Change [Signed copy]
Little, Brian ; in association with the Banbury Guardian Breedon Books Publishing Derby 2005 1859834248 / 9781859834244 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). In very good clean condition. Slightly bumped at the head of the spine and some minor bruising to dust jacket edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 207. 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. 308257 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
129 Unsheltered [Signed First Edition]
Kingsolver, Barbara Faber and Faber London 2018 0571346987 / 9780571346981 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback with dust jacket. First impression. RRP 20.00. An excellent, fine copy. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Top and bottom textblock edges are tinted pink. Foredge textblock edge has a beautiful wallpaper pattern. pp. 464. 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). 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. 308597 
Price: 23.00 GBP

 
144 In Praise of Winchester: An Anthology in Prose and Verse
Locke, A. Audrey (compiled by) Constable and Company Ltd Leicester Square, London 1913 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Blue boards. Gilt ruled border to front board and gilt titles. The boards are quite rubbed, there are a few marks and the corners and spine ends are bruised. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. The pages have tanned / darkened. Light foxing throughout. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed to him from his father, Jan 1920. Inscription can be found on the half-title page. His father hasn't signed his name but was also a published author, C. P. Hawkes. Top edge gilt (dull). Other edges are deckled. pp. xiv, 295. 107094 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
130 Unsheltered [Signed First Edition]
Kingsolver, Barbara Faber and Faber London 2018 0571346987 / 9780571346981 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback with dust jacket. First impression. RRP 20.00. An excellent, fine copy. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Top and bottom textblock edges are tinted pink. Foredge textblock edge has a beautiful wallpaper pattern. pp. 464. 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). 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. 308596 
Price: 23.00 GBP

 
145 Halo
Loveday, John Fourth Estate London 1992 1857020227 / 9781857020229 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Dust jacket slightly faded at the spine. 277pp. The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 044450 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
131 Meanderings: A Collection of Short Stories [Signed copy]
Knatchbull-Hugessen, Peter P. M. Knatchbull-Hugessen | Crowley Esmonde Ltd 1997 0953201805 / 9780953201808 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Both the book and the dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and which protects the jacket against wear). pp. xvi, 447. Signed by the author. 303423 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
146 Ten Great Irish Hunts [Signed Copy]
MacEwan, Michael Punchestown Books, in association with The Irish Hunting Review 1996 1873920091 / 9781873920091 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Signed by Author(s)
Red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. There are some minor marks to the edges of the front endpaper. Signed by the author on the title page (flat signed, no inscriptions). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 160pp. 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. 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. 104869 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
132 Knights of the Blood [Signed by Both Authors]
Kurtz, Katherine; MacMillan, Scott Raven Books / Robinson Publishing 1994 1854873415 / 9781854873415 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" Signed by Author
Signed by both Scott MacMillan and Katherine Kurtz [husband and wife] on the title page. Flat signed - no inscriptions. Very good, clean tight condition. Appears little read / unread. Small bump to the bottom corner of the front cover. No creases. The pages are noticeably tanned / browned at the edges. 350pp. 040497 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
147 Londonstani [Signed Limited Slipcase Edition]
Malkani, Gautam Fourth Estate London 2006 000723175X / 9780007231751 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket, housed in a slipcase. SIGNED limited slipcase edition. First edition, first impression. Signed and dated by the author on the title page (date: 1 May 06). No inscriptions or dedications. Excellent FINE condition. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve. 343pp. 24cm. 300417 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
133 Elizabeth, Lady Holland to her Son 1821 - 1845
Lady Holland ; edited by The Earl of Ilchester John Murray London 1946 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of April 1946; first published March 1946. Original red boards. No dust jacket. Very good, clean condition. No dust jacket. Spine slightly faded. The signature of eminent historian Hugh Trevor-Roper on the front endpaper. No other ownership marks or writing inside. pp. x, 251. 104273 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
148 Man of War [Signed First Edition]
Mallinson, Allan Bantam Press 2007 0593053427 / 9780593053423 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Blue cloth hardback with dust jacket. First impression. Signed by the author on the title page, without inscription / dedication. Dust jacket has a 'Signed First Edition' sticker on the front cover. A fractional lean to the spine. Otherwise very clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Not price clipped. Original price of 17.99 on the front flap. 349pp. 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. 100085 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
134 Past Tense [SIGNED Copy]
Lambot, Isobel Robert Hale London 1979 070917490X / 9780709174905 First Edition Hardback Very Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Flat signed by the author on the title page (no inscription). Black cloth. Binding is tight, but the boards are a little bumped at the corners. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with small chips at the spine ends and corners, and a short tear and crease to the top edge. Not price-clipped (original printed price of 4.15 net on the front flap). 192pp. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival quality protetive film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 006217 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
149 The Story of Albert Schweitzer (SIGNED COPY)
Manton, Jo Methuen & Co. Ltd. London 1955 First Edition Orange Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall Walford, Astrid SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
A couple of small grubby marks to the boards. Otherwise a nice clean copy. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, reads: 'Ivan Gilman with love, Jo Manton'. 175pp. Image available on request. 020633 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
135 West of the Moon [Signed Copy]
Langrish, Katherine HarperCollins 2011 000739523X / 9780007395231 Soft Cover NEW 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
New paperback. RRP 8.99. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). It is a time of dark magic and fearsome creatures - a time of Vikings and Heroes... Alone after his father's death, Peer Ulfsson struggles for survival against natural and supernatural enemies. Then he meets beautiful, adventurous Hilde, who tells him of a land that lies East of the sun and West of the moon. When a dragonship visits their village, Peer and Hilde seize the chance to set sail for this legendary country. But on board they hear whispers of ghosts, murder and witchcraft. What icy-hearted evil awaits them in the new land? 615pp. West of the Moon is abridged from Troll Fell, Troll Mill and Troll Blood, originally published as individual novels. 058120 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
150 The Ennead [Signed Copy]
Mark, Jan Kestrel Books / Penguin Middlesex 1978 0722654774 / 9780722654774 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Original cream boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket price clipped, though a price sticker is still present on the front flap. Signed without inscription on the title page, dated 1983. 252pp. The dust jacket is supplied in protective loose clear film sleeve. 017520 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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