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61 The Lost Pibroch, and Other Sheiling Stories
Munro, Neil William Blackwood and Sons 1919 Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red cloth boards, decorative to the front. NO inscriptions. NO foxing. A very tidy copy. Cloth a little bumped to head and tail of the spine. 285pp. IMAGE AVAILABLE on request. 007050 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
76 Roger's Luck
Southey, Rosamund W. J. Ham-Smith London 1912 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - 7.75" Tall 
Red cloth boards - rubbed and faded with a few small paint marks on the rear board. Some loss to the cloth at the base of the spine. Light foxing. Contents otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 320pp. 002520 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
62 Janissa: A Novel of Egypt and Palestine
Newcomb, Robert Thomas Destiny Publishers Limited 1943 Hardback Good Poor 8vo - 8.5" Tall / 21.5cm 
Previous owner's surname written on the title page. Beige cloth Boards are a little marked and darkened at spine ends. The front flap of the dust jacket is completely detached, and there are further long tears, marks, chips and rubs to the jacket, with a piece missing at the head of the spine. The DJ is now held together and protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. 244pp. Scan of the front cover can be emailed on request. 1st UK edition. 053223 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
77 Young Pattullo : A Novel
Stewart, J. I. M. Victor Gollancz Ltd 1975 0575019409 / 9780575019409 First Edition Green Cloth Hardback Near Very Good Very Good+ 8vo - 8" Tall 
There is a significant forwards lean to the spine. Otherwise very tidy condition. No names or inscriptions. Price unclipped, the DJ is protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 049227 
Price: 9.95 GBP

 
 
63 White Fire
Oxenham, John Hodder and Stoughton London 1908 Leather Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Bound in red leather. Limp. Silk ribbon page marker. Fourth edition. Top edge gilt. Slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small mark to the leading edge of the f.e.p. and a couple of minor foxing spots. 337pp. 302115 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
78 Belle
Stewart, Michael W. H. Allen London 1978 0491024738 / 9780491024730 First British Edition Black Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. There is a very slight forwards lean to the spine. No names or inscriptions. Price-clipped, the dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. Minor rubs to jacket edges. 243pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 032493 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
64 Shoulder The Sky [First Edition]
Perry, Anne Review, Headline Book Publishing 2004 0755302869 / 9780755302864 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Excellent condition hardback and dust jacket. NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Not price clipped. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival quality film sleeve. 311pp. First edition, first impression. 100569 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
79 "Plain or Ringlets?"
Surtees, R. S Methuen 1951 Fourth Edition Red Cloth Very Good Good+ 12mo - 7.25" Tall Leech, John 
No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, and rubbed at the edges, with a small section of loss to the top edges of both the front and back cover. Price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 539pp. 031390 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
65 Consider an Island : Eilean Sgitheanach
Rauszer, Rhona; Williamson, Linda (ed.) Polygon 2004 1904598129 / 9781904598121 Paperback New 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
New paperback. RRP. 8.99. 195pp. 043228 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
80 A Winsome Witch
Swan, Annie S. John Leng & Co. Ltd London and Dundee Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Black cloth binding. The boards have some marks, esp. to the rear board. Spine titles are dulled. Minor bumps to edges. n.d. but c.1930s. Sunday School presentation prize bookplate on the f.e.p. dated 1933. A green mark on the f.e.p. Some foxing to the foredges, but the pages are mostly clean. 352pp. [Annie S. Swan 1859-1943]. 101141 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
66 Family Album
Ridge, Antonia Faber & Faber 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Textblock edge / closed page edges foxed. Rear endpapers foxed. There has been a blank white piece of paper pasted on the front pastedown to cover what was clearly a previous owner's name and address (just visible through the blank sheet). A couple of marks to the green cloth boards. 254pp. The dust jacket is edgeworn, with loss at the head and tail of the spine. Not price-clipped, the jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 027138 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
81 An American Woman
Swan, Annie S. Hutchinson Fifth Edition Original Decorative Red Cloth Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Smith, D. Murray 
Slightly bumped at head and tail of the spine. There is a slight overall bend in the boards. There is a prize bookplate on the front pastedown and a few black ink marks on the front endpaper. Bookplate dated 1913. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 336pp. 016089 
Price: 12.95 GBP

 
 
67 Boy
Rivoyre, Christine De; Translated from the French By Eileen Ellenbogen Hamish Hamilton London 1974 0241024846 / 9780241024843 First UK Edition Blue Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. There are some pale brown marks (foxing?) to the long closed page edge. A couple of foxing spots to the flyleaves of the dust jacket. No further marks. 281pp. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 034458 
Price: 7.95 GBP

 
82 Eightsome Reel
Sweetland, Magda Macmillan London Limited 1985 0333400038 / 9780333400036 First Edition Red Cloth Hardback Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Excellent condition clean, tight hardback. No names, inscriptions or marks of any kind. The dust jacket is just a little sun-faded at the spine. Price unclipped, the dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 535pp. 048264 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
68 The Coat of Many Colours
Roberts, Bechhofer George Newnes Limited London 1939 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Blue cloth boards. The pages, and especially the page edges, are heavily foxed. Previous owner's signature on the front pastedown. Originally published 1930, this is the new and revised edition, 1939. 253pp. 19cm. Novelisation of the story of Joseph. 300915 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
83 A Restless Breed, A Novel
Terry, J. William The World Publishing Company Cleveland and New York 1956 First Edition Black Cloth Spine / Boards Very Good+ Near Very Good 8vo - 8.25" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. Internally very clean. There are some faint streaking marks to the front cove of the dust jacket. Minor rubs and a couple of small chips to dust jacket edges. Not price-clipped, the jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 254pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 028413 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
69 Wide is the Horizon
Roberts, Cecil Remploy Limited London 1980 0706608828 / 9780706608823 Reprint Yellow Spot. Imitation Leather Very Good Near Fine 8vo - 8.5" Tall Knight, David 
Top edge is greyed / spotted. Otherwise, in lovely bright clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 044455 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
84 The Saturday Evening Post Stories Volume Six / 6 - 1960
The Saturday Evening Post Elek Books 1960 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.25" / 21cm tall 
VG clean condition hardback. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has minor edgewear and is faded at the spine. Price complete - unclipped - the dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. 347pp. Turquoise cloth boards. Volume 6. 053215 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
70 Jalna
Roche, Mazo De La Macmillan & Co 1955 Reprint Beige Cloth Hardback Very Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
V. clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has some small creases and nicks along the top edge and is a little rubbed at the head of the spine. Price-clipped, the dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 290pp. 046493 
Price: 9.95 GBP

 
85 Celebrities' Favourite Books: In Aid of The Alzheimer's Society
Thorburn, Jeff; Princess Alexandra Apex Publishing Ltd 2009 190635863X / 9781906358631 Hardback Fine Fine 8vo - 8.75" Tall / 22cm 
New. RRP. 9.99. A new book in excellent, fine condition. 152pp. 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. 053489 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
71 London Magazine June / July 1989 [Volume 29 Nos 3 and 4]. Includes 'Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath : An Irish Visit in 1962'
Ross, Alan (ed.) London Magazine 1989 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Fair to good condition - the paperback binding is cracked between pp 74-75. The book is otherwise in very good, clean, unmarked condition. Small crease to front cover. 144pp. 101101 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
86 The Male Gaze
Treasure, Joe Picador 2007 0330448307 / 9780330448307 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Clean, bright, tight hardback. Blue cloth binding. Appears little used / unread. Binding tight. Only fault: the book doesn't sit quite 100% square, as though it's been awkwardly placed for a while. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 042453 
Price: 9.95 GBP

 
 
72 The Revolution in Tanner's Lane
Rutherford, Mark T. Fisher Unwin Ltd 1923 Hardback Very Good Good 12mo - 7" / 18cm tall 
Previous owner's name and date [1923] in ink on the front endpaper. Top of pages edged in gilt. The dust jacket is generally browned, esp. at spine. Small chips to spine ends and corners of DJ - now protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. 388pp. 10th impression. 053201 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
87 Barometer Man
Vaizey, John Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'The fortunes of Arthur, a cheerful young scientist from Pitt College, Cambridge, are at their lowest ebb when his friend Patrick South takes a hand. Arthur's wife has left him complaining of a lack of general conversation, and the Cambridge establishment feel that he is not "sound". When the Warden resigns and seems certain to be replaced by the odious Claud it looks as though Arthur's days at Cambridge are numbered.' No names or inscriptions. 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).156pp. 030465 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
73 Turbulent Tales
Sabatini, Rafael Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd. London 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
No date of publication stated, but the novel was 1st published in 1946. This is a possible first edition. Printed on war economy standard paper. Black cloth binding. There are some pale marks to the boards, mostly towards the edges, and there are a couple of small bubbles to the cloth on the front board. Very slightly bumped spine ends. Contents VG, clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 224pp. [Rafael Sabatini, 1875-1950]. 300615 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
88 British Life in India: An Anthology of Humorous and Other Writings Perpetrated by the British in India, 1750-1950, with Some Latitude for Works Completed after Independence
Vernede, R. V. (ed.) Oxford University Press 1996 0195634861 / 9780195634860 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall / 22cm 
Green imitation leather hardback. Bright green. Near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 270pp. 055226 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
74 Random Acts of Heroic Love
Scheinmann, Danny Black Swan 2008 0552774227 / 9780552774222 Paperback NEW 8vo - 7" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 040177 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
89 The Letter of Credit
Warner, Susan Frederick Warne & Co Ltd 1887 Red Pictorial Cloth Fair 16mo - 6.5" Tall 
The binding is rubbed at the edges, faded to a few edges, darkened at the spine and has a few marks to the front and back boards. There is a prize bookplate pasted onto the front endpaper. 546pp. One loose page leaf. Others slightly weakened. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 028232 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
75 Bread upon the Waters, A Novel
Shaw, Irwin Delacorte Press U.S.A. 1981 0440008840 / 9780440008842 First Trade Edition Blue Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.25" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. A couple of very short nicks to the bottom edge of the front cover of the dust jacket. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 438pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 028311 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
90 Glimpses O' Auld Lang Syne
Watson, William; with Preface By F. P. Sturm William Smith / The Bon-Accord Press Aberdeen 1903 Green Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo - 7" Tall 
Front endpaper missing. Half-title page is very browned. Some foxing. Some grubby marks to pages. Boards clean. Top edges gilt. Rough-cut page edges. 133pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 031133 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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