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First Editions

Ebsworth J. W. - Cavalier Lyrics: "For Church and Crown"

A good copy in wraps with a later paper title label on the spine. Limited edition of 150 copies "printed on Dutch hand-made paper, unbound and uncut, rough edges." This copy signed by the author and presented by him to the editor of the Daily Telegraph. Pp.xxxvi,200. Illustrated. This copy remains uncut. Lyrics concerning 17th century British history.
Published : Stephen Austin and Sons: Now First Imprinted for Private Circulation, London 1887, First Edition
£30.00

Eliot T.S. - The Elder Statesman

A very good copy in a poor dustwrapper which lacks the spine. 109pp. A play.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1959, First Edition
£6.00

Eliot T.S. - The Literature of Politics

A good copy of this paperback pamphlet with a few white marks on front cover. 22pp. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Eden. This was a lecture delivered at a Conservative Political Centre literary luncheon.
Published : Conservative Political Centre 1955, First Edition
£12.00

Ellul Edward - Merry - Go - Round a Kind of Poem

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth which is faded on the spine. Inscribed presentation copy by the author. 30 pages.
Published : Oscar F. Boehringer, London, First Edition
£24.00

Farrer Reginald - The Sundered Streams: The History of a Memory That Had No Full Stops

Hardback. A good plus copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription and small bookplate. Fore-edge foxing. 399 pages + 16 pages publisher's adverts dated January 1907. An early novel by an author who made his name as a botanist and plant hunter.
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1907, First Edition
£80.00

Faulkner William - Requiem for a Nun

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a tear with slight loss at the top of the spine and one other closed edge tear. 251 pages.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1953, First Edition
£20.00

Ferguson John - Dalgarney Goes North

Hardback. A good plus copy in yellow cloth. First word of title lettering on spine a bit faded but clearly readable. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 384 pages. This is a tale set in Scotland in the aftermath of the 1745 Rising. According to the author "except for one or two changes in time and place, this tale adheres to established fact."
Published : Collins, London 1938, First Edition
£25.00

Fergusson Robert (Edited By William E. Gillis) - The Unpublished Poems of Robert Fergusson

A very good copy in limp card wraps. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 30 pages.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1955, First Edition
£8.00

Fine Anne - The Killjoy

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good protected dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 189 pages. "Anne Fine has created an unforgettable portrait of a life scarred beyond redemption .This is a disturbing, thought-provoking and utterly compelling novel."
Published : Bantam Press, London 1986, First Edition
£20.00

Finlay, Ian Hamilton - The Dancers Inherit the Party : Early Stories, Plays and Poems

A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxvi,245. "This book draws together an authoritative selection of all the writings you need to discover the full story of Ian Hamilton Finlay's work ---".
Published : Polygon, Edinburgh 2004,
£7.00

Firbank Ronald - Odette: A Fairy Tale for Weary People

Illustrated by Albert Buhrer.
A good copy in wraps. Spotting to covers. Internally very good. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Unpaginated - approx. 40 pages. 4 illustrations. A short story.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1916,
£20.00

Footner Hulbert - Anybody's Pearls

Hardback. A good bright copy in red cloth lettered in black in a good yellow dustwrapper which has minor chipping at the edges. Rather heavy foxing to page ends. 314 pages + 6 pages publisher's catalogue. Undated but described on rear of wrapper as "a new Hulbert Footner Title at 2/- Net" so probably first yellow jacket edition.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London,
£30.00

Forester C.S. - The Earthly Paradise

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in silver and red. In a good plus dustwrapper which has smallish edge nicks and tears. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Book Society ex libris plate on front free end-paper. 319 pages.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1940, First Edition
£20.00

Francis Dick - Bonecrack

Hardback. A very good plus copy in a similar dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected.. Just a little creased at foot of spine. Some spotting along top edge. No ownership inscription or other marking. 215 pages.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1971, First Edition
£10.00

Francis Dick - Twice Shy

A very good copy in a very good, complete, dustwrapper. Some foxing on the inner flaps of the wrapper. Otherwise a clean copy with no ownership inscription. 249pp.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1981, First Edition
£10.00

Francis, Dick - Twice Shy

Hardback. A fine copy in publisher's black cloth with title in silver on spine. No inscriptions. Author's tipped-in signature attached to front free endpaper. 249pages. Fine illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1981, First Edition
£10.00

Fraser George MacDonald - Flashman on the March

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine protected dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Author's signature on a label fixed to the title page. 317 pages. Flashman's part in the Abyssinian war of 1868.
Published : Harper Collins, London 2005,
£15.00

Fraser George MacDonald - The Candlemass Road

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected.
Published : Harvill, London 1993, First Edition
£5.00

Fuller Roy - The Middle of a War

A good copy without dustwrapper. Spine faded but lettering clear. War poetry. Volume 8 in the New Hogarth Library.
Published : The Hogarth Press, London 1942, First Edition
£5.00

Galt John - Annals of the Parish; or the Chronicle of Dalmailing; During the Ministry Of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder. Written By Himself

Hardback. 12mo. A good plus copy in a full leather binding. Rebacked with old spine laid down. New end-papers. Marbled edges. Lacks half-title. Small, old ownership inscription on title page. 400 pages. Galt's masterpiece.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1821, First Edition
£38.00

Galt John - The Ayrshire Legatees; Or, The Pringle Family

Hardback. A good copy. Rebacked with modern cloth spine and paper title label. New end-papers. Half-title present. 303 pages. Outer edge of some pages is a bit marked.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1821, First Edition
£18.00

Galt John - The Entail: Or the Lairds of Grippy [3 vols. complete]

Hardbacks. A good plus three volume set in uniform half-leather bindings with marbled boards. Moderate rubbing to the boards. Half-titles present in each volume. No ownership inscription. Some foxing especially to early and late pages. Pp.321;333;304.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1823, First Edition
£80.00

Galt John (edited By Ian A. Gordon) - The Last of the Lairds or the Life and Opinions of Malachi Mailings Esq. Of Auldbiggings

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,170. Corners clipped from last two pages without affecting bthe text. This is the first edition of Galt's original, unexpurgated manuscript.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1976,
£8.00

Galt, John - The Bachelor's Wife ; A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with Cursory Observations

Hardback. A good copy in a rather worn half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on spine. Most of title piece on spine lacking. Some end-paper foxing. Lacks half-title. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,444. Described by the author as "a compilation ----of the literature of different epochs.". Chapters on Witchcraft, Steam-Engines, Character of Luther, Moscow, Miss Baillie's Songs and many others show the wide range of this book.
Published : Olver & Boyd / G & W.B. Whittaker, Edinburgh / London 1824, First Edition
£45.00

Garioch Robert - Chuckies on the Cairn

A very good copy of this pamphlet in yellow paper covers lettered in black. A couple of very small tears in the covers. Pp.[3],16. Printed by hand-press. Garioch's second publication and the first to be solely by him. Garioch was a major figure in the Scottish 20th century literary renaissance and was the supreme poet of the Edinburgh scene in the second half of the 20th century. Scarce.
Published : Chalmers Press 1949, First Edition
£70.00

Garnett David - A Rabbit in the Air Notes from a Diary Kept While Learning to Handle An Aeroplane

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth with bevelled edges. Some soiling to the boards. Top edge gilt. No. 36 of 110 "copies of this special edition" signed by the author. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.ix,117. Two illustrations. "These notes on learning to fly are the record of my personal experience."
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1932,
£160.00

Gill Eric - Five Hundred Years of Printing an Essay

Card covers. A very good copy in green covers lettered in black. [12pp.] This essay is one of a limited edition of 200 copies and is reprinted from Gill's "Last Essays".
Published : Northern Group of the Printing Historical Society 1982,
£8.00

Graham R.B. Cunninghame - Faith

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some foxing mainly to early and late pages. Pp.xv,246. Short stories and sketches.
Published : Duckworth & Co, London 1909, First Edition
£10.00

Graham R.B. Cunninghame - Hope

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Initials on front free end-paper of Professor Charles Sarolea, the Belgian author, academic and Professor at Edinburgh University. Pp.xii,238 + 6pp publisher's adverts. Short stories.
Published : Duckworth & Co, London 1910, First Edition
£15.00

Graham R.B. Cunninghame - Mirages

Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at foot of spine and with internal sellotape repairs. Edge foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,182. Short stories.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1936, First Edition
£12.00

Graham R.B. Cunninghame - Redeemed

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt in a slightly soiled but very good dustwrapper. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Some foxing to edges and first few pages. 188 pages. A collection of short stories and sketches.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1927, First Edition
£15.00

Graves Robert - I, Claudius

A good copy in a poor dustwrapper. Some spine lean. The wrapper is price-clipped, has chips to head and tail of spine, internal sellotape repairs and an external repair at head of spine. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. Some edge and end-paper foxing. 494 pages with folding family tree at end. Photographs available on request.
Published : Arthur Barker, London 1934, First Edition
£330.00

Gray Alasdair - A Life in Pictures

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. In a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.[viii],304. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. "This autopictography shows [Gray's] portrait, mural and graphic work and tells how these were made and how friends helped to make them."
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 2010, First Edition
£40.00

Gray Alasdair - The Fall of Kelvin Walker

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 144pp. The author's third novel.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£11.00

Greene Graham - A Burnt-Out Case

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is clean and untorn. A nice copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. 256 pages.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1961, First Edition
£15.00

Greene Graham - Getting to Know the General the Story of an Involvement

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. No ownership inscription. 224pp. The story of Greene's friendship with General Omar Torrijos Herrera of Panama.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1984, First Edition
£10.00

Griffith LL. Wynn - Branwen

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with title in darker blue on spine which is slightly faded. Author's name in ink on front fixed end-paper which is also stamped with the name of David Lloyd George. 14 pages. Internally a nice tight clean copy.
Published : J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd, London 1934, First Edition
£15.00

Gunn Neil - Highland Pack

Illustrated by Keith Henderson.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's bright red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Black and white illustrations. 274 pages. The good dustwrapper which is illustrated on the front panel, has some edge chips and tears. The wrapper is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Notes on country life in the Highlands of Scotland
Published : Faber & Faber Ltd., London 1949, First Edition
£9.00

Gunn Neil M. - Blood Hunt

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which has a little wear and tear to spine ends. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 250 pages.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Atom of Delight

A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removabnle sleeve. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 304 pages. A volume of autobiography by one of the finest Scottish writers of fiction of the 20th century.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1956, First Edition
£25.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Shadow

Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Front board and spine lightly faded at top. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. 240 pages. Good dustwrapper chipped at spine ends and a little marked. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Fabber & Faber, London 1948, First Edition
£9.00

Gunn Neil M. - Highland River

Hardback. A good copy in the original blue cloth which shows some wear to the edges. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 348 pages. One of Gunn's best-loved novels.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1937, First Edition
£12.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Green Isle of the Great Deep

A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 256pp. A striking and very readable novel about authoritarianism.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1944, First Edition
£5.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Key of the Chest

A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at the spine ends and board tips and with internal sellotape repairs. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and almost no foxing. 262pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1945, First Edition
£8.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Shadow

A good copy in a poor dustwrapper which lacks a substantial piece of the back cover. A very good, clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. 240pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1948,
£8.00

Gunn Neil M. - The White Hour and Other Stories

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a small chip and small tears to spine ends. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 285 pages. This is a selection of the author's best short stories.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1950, First Edition
£20.00

Gunn Thom - Jack Straw's Castle

A very good copy. A touch of yellowing to page ends. 78pp. UK postage on this item one pound.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1976,
£7.00

Gunn, Neil M. - The Lost Glen

Hardback. A good copy. Some fading to spine and boards but spine lettering clear. Rear upper board tip slightly bumped. No ownership inscription. 351 pages. "The defeatism of the contemporary Highlander is the agony which inspires this strange and moving story--." An early title by one of the finest Highland novelists of the 20th century.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition
£15.00