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151 Stand Fast, Craig-Royston!
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Dark green cloth. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Occasional light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The top of the textblock edge has a mark [likely water mark] - pages themselves not affected. New and revised edition of 1894. 408pp. 18cm. 100415 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
166 Finbar's Hotel
Bolger, Dermot (ed.) ; chapters by Dermot Bolger, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Hugo Hamilton, Jennifer Johnston, Joseph O'Connor and Colm Toibin Picador 2000 0330397621 / 9780330397629 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 273pp. 012080 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
152 The New Prince of Fortunatus
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Dark green cloth. G. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed with minor loss at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Some flattened creases to the first few text pages. Surface wear to the paper of the front pastedown and endpaper - disintegration to the surface of the paper, with a couple of small holes. Very small ink mark to the tip of some pages in the middle of the textblock. Binding is nice and firm still. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1894. 411pp. 18cm. 100414 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
167 Stories, Political Writings, and Autobiographical Works
Boll, Heinrich ; edited by Martin Black Continuum Publishing New York and London 2006 0826417981 / 9780826417985 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Excellent fine as new condition. 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). pp. xxii, 306. 303136 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
153 White Heather, A Novel
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Dark green cloth. In good condition. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - some small loss at head of spine. Occasional light foxing to pages. Pale white mark on the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1893. 477pp. 18cm. 100413 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
168 To Whom It May Concern
Borgese, Elisabeth Mann MacGibbon & Kee London 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st edition. Black boards. In very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket rubbed and has a pale stain to the bottom edge. 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). 167pp. 302873 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
154 Wild Eelin: Her Escapades, Adventures, and Bitter Sorrows
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd London 1898 First Edition Olive Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 7" Tall 
Previous owner's name written in ink on the front endpaper. Long textblock edge rough cut. A few pages uncut. Gilt titles to spine and front board. Some light foxing to endpapers. 469pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 039126 
Price: 10.95 GBP

 
169 Frozen Fire
Bowler, Tim Oxford University Press Oxford 2006 0192719793 / 9780192719799 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards with silver titles. First printing. Would be described as fine condition except that there are two segments of different paper quality in the textblock. These two sections are a darker shade / lightly tanned and contrast with the rest of the textblock. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped [12.99]. 352pp. 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. 104180 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
155 Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor
Blackmore, R. D. Sampson Low, Marston & Company Fleet Street, London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. In fair to good condition. Dark green cloth binding - rubbed and frayed at the spine ends, with short nicks in the cloth to the same and minor loss to the cloth at the head of the spine. A forwards lean to the spine. Significant foxing to endpapers, pastedowns, first and last few pages. Lighter scattered foxing to pages. Binding a little shaken in a couple of places. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 38th edition. pp. 517. Lorna Doone was first published in 1869. 306964 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
170 Frozen Fire
Bowler, Tim Oxford University Press Oxford 2006 0192719793 / 9780192719799 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards with silver titles. First printing. Would be described as fine condition except that there are two segments of different paper quality in the textblock. These two sections are a darker shade / lightly tanned and contrast with the rest of the textblock. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped [12.99]. 352pp. 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. 305021 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
156 Lorna Doone
Blackmore, R. D. ; illustrated by Lionel Edwards J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1968 0460050222 / 9780460050227 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Patterned cloth. Some foxing spots to the top of the closed textblock edge. With 26 line drawings and 4 colour plates. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and has some minor rubs to the edges. 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). A lovely edition of this West Country classic. pp. ix, 493. 302430 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
171 Sea of Whispers
Bowler, Tim Oxford University Press Oxford 2013 0192728393 / 9780192728395 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [12.99]. 214pp. 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. 104179 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
157 Cradock Nowell. A Tale of the New Forest.
Blackmore, R. D. [Richard Dorridge Blackmore] Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Dark green cloth - some marks to the boards, rubs and the cloth is frayed at the head of the spine with some small loss. Binding sound and firm. Some foxing to prelims and a few marks to bottom outer closed textblock page edges. Pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Revised edition (revised by the author). pp. viii, 461. 102219 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
172 Up Above the World, A Novel
Bowles, Paul Peter Owen London 1982 0720693810 / 9780720693812 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original black boards. Very good condition. The first UK edition was published in 1967; this is a later reprint of 1982. The pages are heavily browned, particularly at the edges. Binding is firm and pages are otherwise clean. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little faded at the spine and has some foxing to the underside. The front flap of the DJ is clipped. 223pp. 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. 105125 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
158 Mary Anerley, A Yorkshire Tale
Blackmore, R. D. [Richard Dorridge Blackmore] Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Dark green cloth - some marks, rubs, cloth frayed and chipped at the head of the spine, with small loss. Significant foxing to endpapers; otherwise clean. Binding solid but a slight forwards lean to the spine. No names or inscriptions. pp. iv, 442. 102195 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
173 The Cardboard Crown
Boyd, Martin The Cresset Press London 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6> - 7>" tall 
Original green boards. No dust jacket. Top edge green. Some light marks to the boards. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Some foxing to outer closed textblock edges and a slight forwards lean to the spine. A good reading copy. Binding firm and sound. Novel. 256pp. 200320 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
159 Warscape
Blair, Pauline Hunter Church Farm House Books Cambridge 2002 0953631729 / 9780953631728 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original blue cloth binding. Second-hand book in excellent FINE condition. No previous ownership names, inscriptions or other marks. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 246pp. 101806 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
174 Oxford Lectures on Poetry
Bradley, A. C. Macmillan and Co., Ltd St Martin's Street, London 1920 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original blue cloth. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Gift inscription (dated 1923) written neatly on the f.e.p. Foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. A few pencil marks in the text (just a few). Small abrasion on the front pastedown. Binding firm and sound. pp. ix, 395. 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. 103792 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
160 Mad Shadows
Blais, Marie-Claire ; translated from the French by Merloyd Lawrence Jonathan Cape London 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's black cloth binding. Lacks dust jacket. In excellent clean near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 125pp. 301559 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
175 Naughty Children, an anthology
Brand, Christianna (compiled by) ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. 'Every entry has been tried on a carefully selected, reasonably naughty, child, and if it failed to entertain, rejected out of hand.' Publisher's original pale blue boards; slightly faded at the spine ends and very edges of the boards. Lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There is some quite heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge, which also affects the top margins of some pages. Lighter foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredge and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket is slightly darkened / tanned at the spine, has light rubs to edges and a few light brown marks to the back cover. A short nick to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. pp. 318. 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. 106709 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
161 Mistress of Melthorpe [SIGNED by the author]
Bloom, Alan Aidan Ellis Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, UK 1996 0856282723 / 9780856282720 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: 'Good wishes from Alan Bloom 1998'. A novel from the well-known horticulturist and founder of Bressingham Gardens and Blooms of Bressingham. Alan Bloom (1906-2005). A very good clean copy - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Not price-clipped. Original price of 16.99 printed on the front flap. Jacket design by Craig Dodd. From the front flap of the dust jacket: ...'"Berkeley will have to go - he's not right for our type of garden." And so Tom Berkeley's fate appears to have been sealed, as Gerald Potts decides that his new gardener cannot be trusted with the garden at Melthorpe Manor. A small legacy gives Anne Potts a chance to gain her independence from her overbearing husband; and she and Tom find happiness together through his love of plants and her need to carve out a life of her own.' 152pp. 22cm. 100095 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
176 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

 
 
162 The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life
Bloom, Harold Yale University Press 2011 0300167601 / 9780300167603 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. pp. x, 357. 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. 304025 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
177 Nothing to Nobody
Brenda [author of Froggy's Little Brother, Victoria Bess, Five Little Partridges, etc.] John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] 3 Pilgrim Street 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth binding in art nouveau style. Illustrated with a few colour plates. Publication date is not stated but is estimated at c. 1910. The boards are slightly faded and slightly patchy. Spine ends bruised. The binding is firm but there are light cracks to inner hinges. The pages are very brown, due to an inferior, acidic paper being used in manufacture. pp. 177, plates, publisher's lists. 308841 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
163 Modern English Prose: Second Series
Boas, Guy (selected and Edited by) Macmillan & Co Ltd 1938 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original green boards. No dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Purple stamp on the front endpaper reads "Specimen 2/6". No names or inscriptions. 232pp. Binding firm. 029472 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
178 Parisian Love
Brenning, L. H. Cassell And Company, Ltd 1927 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original brown boards. Heavy bump at the top of the spine. A forwards lean to the spine. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges but pages otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 314. Popular edition, 1927; was first published in 1926. 051243 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
164 The Decameron - 2 Volumes
Boccaccio, Giovanni; Translated By J. M. Rigg ; with illustrations by Louis Chalon Privately Printed for The Navarre Society Limited London Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Chalon, Louis 
Hardbacks without dust jackets. Original red cloth bindings. Both volumes are in very good, clean condition. There is a small pale mark to the front board of Volume I (barely noticeable). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Bindings are nice and firm; just very lightly bruised at the spine ends. pp. xix, 332; xiii, 404. 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. 045477 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
179 Frontier Passage
Bridge, Ann Chatto and Windus London 1943 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. A forwards lean to the spine and the spine is faded to brown and mottled with foxing. Corners lightly bumped. Previous owner's contemporary signature and date on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean, if slightly tanned / darkened. Reprint of December 1943; first published October 1942. A story of Spain and its Civil War, and a pair of star-crossed lovers. pp. 250. 307009 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
165 Clansmen
Boileau, Ethel Hutchinson & Co. 1936 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. A large faded / pale patch to the rear boards. Light rubs and bruising to spine ends. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper and tiny initials in ink at the top edge of the f.e.p. 40th thousand. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges and there are a few light foxing spots. A very slight forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm. pp. xii, 448, 16. Heavy foxing and browning to the publisher's catalogue pages at the back of the book. A good reading copy. 306998 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
180 Ned's Victory and Dick's Enemy
Briggs, Alice Robert Culley London 1901 Second Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good 16mo - 6.75" Tall 
A very nice copy of this scarce book. Good clean binding, gift inscription to front endpaper otherwise internally unmarked. 96pp. Photographs available on request. 008664 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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