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211 A Stable for Jill
Ferguson, Ruby ; illustrated by Caney Hodder and Stoughton 1958 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Caney 
Hardback with dust jacket. 5th impression. Original green boards. There is a forwards lean to the spine and some fading to the boards at the spine and very edges of the boards. Top edge tinted blue. Foxing to the other closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and pages themselves are clean, with just the very occasional foxing spot. pp. 159. The dust jacket is worn and torn - short tears to the edges, a long tear to the join with the front flap, some small chips of loss to the spine ends and the bottom edge, and some small marks. Front flap 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. 107010 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
226 In a Strange Room
Galgut, Damon Atlantic Books 2010 1848873220 / 9781848873223 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second impression. Book and dust jacket both in excellent FINE condition. Dust jacket not price clipped [15.99]. 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 jacket against wear). 180pp. Shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize. 102283 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
212 Rosettes for Jill
Ferguson, Ruby ; illustrated by Caney Hodder and Stoughton 1960 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Caney 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original mid-brown boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Top edge tinted brown. Other closed textblock page edges have some foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and the binding is firm. Some quite heavy foxing to the rear pastedown and endpaper. The dust jacket is complete, with only light rubs to the edges, but there is significant staining to the back cover of the jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 186. 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. 107013 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
227 The Double Shadow
Gardner, Sally Indigo London 2011 1780620128 / 9781780620121 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, fine, clean and tight condition. Appears unread. First impression. pp. 384. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309400 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
213 Jill Enjoys Her Ponies
Ferguson, Ruby ; illustrations by Caney Hodder and Stoughton 1960 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Caney 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th impression. Original brown boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Top edge tinted blue/green. Some quite heavy foxing to the other closed textblock page edges; would otherwise be described as very good as pages are clean and binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The white dust jacket has some light marks and discolouration, light rubs and a couple of tiny chips to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 160. 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. 107011 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
228 The Road Ahead
Gates, Bill Viking Penguin USA 1995 0670772895 / 9780670772896 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First impression. In excellent, very near fine condition. Includes UNOPENED CD in sleeve at the back of the book (for this reason, we cannot vouch for the quality of the CD but it is in a sealed and unopened original sleeve). The binding is tight. Pages clean, unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. A super copy. pp. xiv, 286. 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. 105214 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
214 The Field Readers, Book Five
Field, Walter Taylor Ginn and Company Ltd Bedford Row, London 1961 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Limp yellow covers. Some creasing and marks to the covers. Small brown felt pen square coloured in just inside the front cover. Some light creasing and handling marks to the pages. Otherwise a good reading copy. pp. 96. 13th impression; was first published in 1927. 105918 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
229 Echoes of War: Portraits of War From the Fall of Troy to the Gulf
Giddings, Robert (ed.) Bloomsbury London 1992 0747510458 / 9780747510451 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
2nd impression. pp. xii, 340. Publisher's original red boards. Binding tight and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. 035947 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
215 Return To Earth
Finn, Ralph L. Hutchinson & Co. [c.1944] 1944 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. No publication date stated [c.1944]. 2nd impression. Grey / beige boards. A few small marks to the boards. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the front endpaper. Small piece cut away from the bottom edge of the rear endpaper. Pages clean, slightly tanned; no foxing. The binding is firm and hinges are good. 96pp. 19cm. 100792 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
230 Beyond The Clapping Mountains: Eskimo Tales from Alaska (Chameleon Books)
Gillham, Charles E. ; illustrations by Chanimun Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press 1950 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Chanimun 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 2nd impression. Patterned paper-covered boards. Some pencil marks towards the bottom edge of the front board. The backstrip / spine covering is missing. Further rubs to the board edges and corners. The binding is otherwise reasonably firm and inner hinges very good. Gift inscription in small neat writing on the front endpaper (dated 1957). A few light grubby thumbing marks to pages. pp. 63. An acceptable reading copy. 107101 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
216 I Bought a Star
Firbank, Thomas George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London 1953 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Was first published in 1951; this is the 4th impression. Original blue boards. A brief inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. A little light foxing. The binding is firm. pp. 240. Some old tape repairs to the underside of the dust jacket at the edges. Front flap of the dust jacket 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107041 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
231 Electricity
Glendinning, Victoria Hutchinson 1995 0091792010 / 9780091792015 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First impression. Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. 250pp. Electricity is the story of a spirited young woman's adventures in the 1880s, recounted by herself with wit, candour and an intimacy of closely observed domestic and technical detail. 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. 036215 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
217 Thistledown: A Book of Scotch Humour, Character, Folk-Lore, Story & Anecdote
Ford, Robert ; with illustrations by John Duncan Alexander Gardner Ltd. Paisley 1930 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Duncan, John 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Brown boards with gilt titles. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. Minor bumps to three corners. The boards are bowed / bent. Sixth impression of the new and enlarged edition of 1913. The binding is firm. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Illustrated with 16 tipped-in colour plates. pp. 463. 041534 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
232 Electricity
Glendinning, Victoria Hutchinson 1995 0091792010 / 9780091792015 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First impression. Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. 250pp. Electricity is the story of a spirited young woman's adventures in the 1880s, recounted by herself with wit, candour and an intimacy of closely observed domestic and technical detail. 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. 036209 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
218 The Robbers' Tale: The Real Story of the Great Train Robbery
Fordham, Peta Hodder and Stoughton London 1965 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second impression. Original burgundy red boards; slightly faded at the base of the spine and bumped corners. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small grubby mark in the margin of p. 34. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, chipped at the head of the spine, has some light creasing to the back cover and about an inch of loss to the base of the spine. Front flap 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. 105041 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
233 Imagine a World
Gonsalves, Rob Atheneum 2015 1481449737 / 9781481449731 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
First impression. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. With stunning illustrations that stretch the limits of the imagination, this fourth instalment in the Imagine a...series explores a world that is boundless and beautiful, inviting you to imagine a world of possibilities-to imagine this world. 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. 058047 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
219 The Good Shepherd
Forester, C. S. Michael Joseph London 1955 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Publisher's original black boards. Binding sound, solid. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges; not price clipped. 288pp. 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. 103962 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
234 The Second Wanttoknow Omnibus for Boys: comprising The Questions of Jack WantToKnow; The Curiosity Club ; Solomon Goes to School
Goodman, Montague The Paternoster Press London 1956 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Brown cloth. 5th impression. Pages in good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has some wear to the edges - chips, rubs, short tears - and is 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. 103643 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
220 Hornblower Goes to Sea (Cadet edition, Volume One)
Forester, C. S. ; selected by G. P. Griggs ; illustrations by Geoffrey Whittam Michael Joseph Bloomsbury Street, London 1957 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd impression. Original blue boards. The binding is firm and boards are clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions but there is some foxing to endpapers, pastedowns, dust jacket edges and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 191. The dust jacket has some light marks, and some tears and rubs to the edges. Front flap 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 308140 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
235 The Third Curiosity Book for Boys [Wanttoknow Series]
Goodman, Montague The Paternoster Press London 1953 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Third impression of the second edition. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown. Pages have browned / tanned. Dust jacket a little rubbed and chipped to the edges and foxed on the back cover. Price-clipped, the DJ is protected in a loose removable clear film sleeve. 051249 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
221 The Heritage of Music - 2 Volumes (Volume I and Second Series)
Foss, Hubert J. (collected and edited by) Oxford University Press [1934, 1940] 1934 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardbacks with dust jackets. Volume I is a 3rd impression from January 1940 and Volume II (titled Second Series) is a first edition, 1934. Volume I has green boards and Volume II red boards. Both books have darkened / tanned pages, particularly at the edges. A few small marks to the top outer closed textblock page edges. Bindings are firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jackets are rubbed and chipped at the edges, with small loss, and browned edges. The dust jackets are now supplied in loose protective clear film sleeves. pp. 265; iv, 263. 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. 309313 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
236 Asterix and Cleopatra
Goscinny ; Uderzo Hodder Dargaud 1979 0340042397 / 9780340042397 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Tenth impression of this hardback edition. Pictorial boards. The boards are lightly bumped to a couple of corners and to the spine ends. In very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight fading to the rear board. pp. 48. 308339 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
222 Don't Look Back [First UK Edition]
Frost, Scott Headline 2009 0755346475 / 9780755346479 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.5" Tall / 24cm 
First UK edition, first impression. New hardback, but seconds stock (slight seconds). The top outside edge of the pages is slightly discoloured / darkened. RRP 19.99. Not previously owned. Unread. The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable sleeve. 055422 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
237 Asterix and the Laurel Wreath
Goscinny ; Uderzo Hodder and Stoughton 1974 0340191074 / 9780340191071 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Third impression. Hardback with pictorial boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 48. 308340 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
223 Point of No Return [First UK Edition]
Frost, Scott Headline 2008 0755333934 / 9780755333936 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Excellent condition - FINE. RRP. 19.99. The dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. First UK edition, first impression - with number 1 on the copyright page. 342pp. 040171 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
238 Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield
Goscinny and Uderzo ; translated into English by Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge Hodder and Stoughton 1979 0340227109 / 9780340227107 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
3rd impression of the paperback edition. A few light rubs to the top of the spine. Otherwise in very good clean condition throughout. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 48pp. 306847 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
224 The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Gaiman, Neil Headline London 2013 1472200314 / 9781472200310 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th impression. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent condition; a few very slightly little bruises to the edges of the dust jacket. Clean, tight and unmarked. RRP 16.99. 248pp. 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. 306670 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
239 The River Bank, and Other Stories From The Wind in the Willows
Grahame, Kenneth ; illustrated and abridged by Inga Moore Walker Books London 1996 0744544300 / 9780744544305 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. 2nd impression of this Inga Moore edition. In very good, clean condition, but with a very slight tobacco odour to pages which may dissipate with airing. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. A short tear to the top edge of the back cover of the dust jacket. Front flap of the DJ price clipped and minor bruising to the spine ends. pp. 95. 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 - 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. 307308 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
225 In A Strange Room
Galgut, Damon Atlantic Books London 2010 1848873220 / 9781848873223 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Book and dust jacket both in excellent FINE condition. Dust jacket not price clipped [15.99]. 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 jacket against wear). 180pp. Shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize. 100427 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
240 Prefaces to Shakespeare: Fourth Series - Othello
Granville-Barker, Harley Sidgwick & Jackson 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Second impression. The blue cloth boards have some wear and scuffing around the edges. Name written on the front endpaper. The pages are tanned and have some scattered foxing. 200238 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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