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First Editions

Harte Bret - A Waif of the Plains

Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.
A very good copy in decorated red cloth which is a little faded on the spine. Slight trace of a label on upper board. A lovely clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,238 + 32pp adverts. dated January 1890. 60 illustrations.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1890, First Edition
£25.00

Harte Bret - A Waif of the Plains

Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated on spine and upper board. Edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Some spine lean. Pp.viii,238 + 32pp publisher's catalogue dated October 1889. 60 illustrations.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1890, First Edition
£18.00

Hay George Campbell - Wind on Loch Fyne

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a couple of edge tears, minor chipping to spine ends and some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.viii,80. Poems in Scots and English with some translated from the poet's own Gaelic.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1948, First Edition
£24.00

Henshaw Keith - Kath

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has two very small closed edge tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 256 pages. A crime thriller. The author was a bookseller in Edinburgh. This is his second novel. Uncommon.
Published : Collins, London 1964, First Edition
£30.00

Herbert A.P - The Water Gipsies

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. Would be very good but for one inch closed tear in cloth of spine. No inscriptions. 392 pages + 8 page publisher's catalogue at rear. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1930, First Edition
£8.00

Herbert Frank - Soul Catcher

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected. 250pp. Page edges a little browned.
Published : New English Library, London 1973, First Edition
£15.00

Herrick William - Love and Terror

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. 250pp.
Published : New Directions, New York 1981, First Edition
£6.00

Higgins Ann S. (Ann Stewart Duncan) - Private thoughts Made Public

Hardback. A fine copy in a good dustwrapper which has a one inch edge tear. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. "Edition limited to 200 copies and printed by hand at the Tragara Press, Edinburgh." Unpaginated - approx. 80 pages. A volume of poetry described by the author as "not so much a collection of poems as the distillation of a lifetime of thought."
Published : Tragara Press, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£12.00

Hogarth Paul; Greene, Graham - Graham Greene Country

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A near fine copy in a very good plus dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 173 pages + end-paper map. Attractive colour illustrations throughout by Hogarth. Foreword and Commentary by Graham Greene. "In this remarkable collection of Paul Hogarth's water-colours the locations Greene evoked in words are brought graphically to life."
Published : Pavilion Books, London 1986, First Edition
£20.00

Hollands John - The Court-Martial

A near fine copy which would be fine but for a one inch ink mark on fore-edge. Fine dustwrapper. 224 pages. This is a novel of the Korean War described as "an authentic and action-packed account of the disastrous retreat from the Manchurian border and the horrific battle that followed on the River Imjin."
Published : Robert Hale, London 2009, First Edition
£15.00

Holmes Theodore - Poems from Donegal

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine., No inscriptions. 111 pages. Introduction by Carlos Baker. Good illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped, has minor edge wear and a large closed tear on front panel.. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover. This is Theodore Holmes' fourth volume of poetry and it contains mainly hitherto unpublished poems written in Donegal, Irteland during the last years of his life.
Published : The Mitre Press, London 1973, First Edition
£9.00

Hood Thomas - Humorous Poems

Illustrated by Charles E. Brock.
A very good, bright, copy in dark green boards lettered and decorated in gilt. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. All edges gilt. Dark green end-papers. Previous owner's name stamped on half-title. Pp.xxxi,236. 130 illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Preface by Alfred Ainger.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1893, First Edition
£10.00

Hood Thomas - Poems

Hardbacks. Two volume set in dark green full leather binding. Five raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. A nice clean set without foxing or ownership inscription. Vol. I, pp.vi,[1],264. Vol.II,pp.viii,273.
Published : Edward Moxon, London 1846,
£40.00

Innes Hammond - Target Antarctica

A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped.. Three line hand-written inscription by the author on the title page. 305 pages. Map. "A story of tremendous pace and colour , meticulously researched as always."
Published : Chapmans Publishers, London 1993, First Edition
£45.00

Innes Hammond - The White South

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and a few closed tears. The words "Book Society Choice" on the spine of the wrapper have faded almost completely. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. 319 pages.
Published : Collins, London 1949, First Edition
£10.00

Irving Washington - Astoria; or, Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

A very good three volume set in matching half-leather bindings with marbled boards and edges. A little rubbing to boards. No ownership inscription. Just a little, mainly end-paper, foxing. Vol. I,pp.xvi,317 + 2pp. publisher's adverts. Half title present (not called for in other volumes.).Vol. II,pp.ix,320. Vol. III,pp.vii,294. An account of fur trading in the American north-west and of John Jacob Astor's attempt to found a settlement on the Pacific coast. Photographs available on request.
Published : Richard Bentley, London 1836,
£200.00

Isherwood Christopher - People One Ought to Know

Illustrated by Sylvain Mangeot.
A fine copy in a fine but price-clipped dustwrapper. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations. A collection of 29 nonsense poems written when Isherwood was 21.
Published : Macmillan, London 1982, First Edition
£6.00

Jacobs W. W. - Salthaven

Illustrated by Will Owen.
A very good copy in green decorated cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,309 + 40pp publisher's adverts dated August 1908. 12 illustrations by Will Owen.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1908, First Edition
£15.00

Jacobs W. W. - Short Cruises

Illustrated by Will Owen.
A very good copy in the original orange cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and in black on the upper board. Decorated in black on the spine and upper board.No ownership inscription. Some browning to end-papers and fairly light fore-edge foxing. Pp.viii,298 + 5pp publisher's adverts. 38 illustrations by Will Owen. 12 short stories.
Published : Hurst & Blackett, London 1907, First Edition
£10.00

Jacobs W.W. - Deep Waters

Nd. 1919. A very good copy in the original cloth which is decorated on the spine and upper board. Browning to end-papers. No ownership inscription. Stamped "For Review" on title page. Pp.viii,305. Frontispiece, title page vignette, and three other illustrations.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London, First Edition
£20.00

James Henry - The American Scene

Hardback. A fair plus copy in red cloth which is faded and marked on the spine and to a much lesser extent on the boards. Top edge gilt. A fair amount of foxing. Top outer tip of a number of pages are "chewed". Pp.vi,[1],465 + 6pp publisher's catalogue.
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1907, First Edition
£12.00

James Henry - The Middle Years

Apart from the spine having a slightly wrinkled appearance this is a very good copy. Previous owner's name and date on front end-paper. 118pp. Frontispiece. These are uncompleted autobiographical reminiscences.
Published : Collins, London 1917, First Edition
£12.00

Jardine, Quintin - Unnatural Justice

Hardback. First printing. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 247 pages. An Oz Blackstone mystery.
Published : Headline Book Publishing, London 2003, First Edition
£7.00

Jefferies Richard - The Gamekeeper at Home: Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black. A little wear at spine ends and spine a little darkened. No ownership inscription. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.vi[2],216. A classic of English country life.
Published : Smith Elder & Co, London 1878, First Edition
£48.00

Jefferies Richard - The Life of the Fields

Hardback. A near very good copy in the original decorated cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.viii,262 + 32pp publisher's catalogue dated March 1884.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1884, First Edition
£30.00

Jenkins Robin - Dust on the Paw

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge spotting but a clean copy internally. 384 pages. Inter-racial marriage is the central theme of this dramatic novel by a noted Scottish 20th century author.
Published : Macdonald, London 1961, First Edition
£20.00

Jenkins Robin - The Awakening of George Darroch

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is faded from yellow to white on spine. Page ends a little browned. 269pp.
Published : Waterfront, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£8.00

Jhabvala R.Prawer - The Nature of Passion

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little soiled. No ownership inscription. 262 pages. The author's second novel.
Published : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London 1956, First Edition
£10.00

Kafka Franz - The Country Doctor

Illustrated by Vera Leslie.
Softback. A good copy in rather soiled white covers lettered in black and decorated on the upper cover. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 50 pages. Black and white illustrations. This is a collection of short stories translated from the German.
Published : Counterpoint Publications, Oxford 1945,
£15.00

Keating H.R.F. - A Remarkable Case of Burglary

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with a half-inch tear on front panel. 218pp.
Published : Collins Crime Club, London 1975, First Edition
£5.00

Keyes Sidney (Edited By Michael Meyer) - The Collected Poems of Sidney Keyes

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with some darkening to the spine and some edge wear. Pp.xxiv,124. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Memoir by the editor.
Published : Routledge, London 1945, First Edition
£6.00

Kinsella Thomas - Another September

A very good copy without dustwrapper. Small neat ownership inscription otherwise a lovely clean copy. 47 pages. A slim early volume by the well-known Irish poet.
Published : The Dolmen Press, Dublin 1958, First Edition
£10.00

Kipling Rudyard - The Second Jungle Book

Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine a little dull but lettering clear. A little wear to spine ends. All edges gilt. Rear upper hinge cracked. Gift inscription dated 1895 on front free end-paper. Generally clean internally although with some foxing to a few pages. 238pp + 2pp publisher's adverts. Black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1895, First Edition
£55.00

Kuprin Alexander - A Slav Soul and Other Stories

Hardback. A good plus copy in green cloth with rather faded gilt lettering to spine. A little foxing. Pp.xii,235. Introduction by Stephen Graham who describes Kuprin as the most popular tale-writer in Russia after Chekhof.
Published : Constable, London 1916,
£12.00

Lang Andrew (Translator) - The Miracles of Saint Katherine of Fierbois

Hardback. A very good copy in light green boards with white vellum spine lettered in gilt. Boards a little marked. This is no. 139 of 350 copies for England on hand-made paper. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Unopened. Title-page, head and tail-pieces by Selwyn Image. This is a translation of the 1858 edition of the Abbe J. Bourasse.
Published : David Nutt, London 1897,
£16.00

Large E.C. - Sugar in the Air

Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Some edgewear to boards. No inscriptions. 447 pages. Good dustwrapper which is chipped, price-clipped and rather soiled on the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1937, First Edition
£10.00

Lehmann Rosamond - The Ballad and the Source

Hardback. A good copy in a good dustwrapper which is browned on the spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 318 pages.
Published : Collins, London 1944, First Edition
£6.00

Levi Peter - Fresh Water, Sea Water

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a bit darkened on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 40pp. The author's third collection of poetry.
Published : The Black Raven Press, London 1966, First Edition
£18.00

Levi Peter - The Gravel Ponds

A very good copy in a good complete dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 59pp.
Published : Andre Deutsch, London 1960, First Edition
£6.00

Levi Peter - Water, Rock and Sand

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with a closed tear and some darkening to spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 62pp. The author's second collection of poetry.
Published : Andre Deutsch, London 1962, First Edition
£10.00

Lewis C. Day - Poems 1943-1947

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper a little faded on spine and just slightly torn and chipped on the rear panel. 93pp.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1948, First Edition
£5.00

Lewis C.Day - An Italian Visit

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one closed tear. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 77pp.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1953, First Edition
£6.00

Lewis Wyndham - The Red Priest

Hardback. A good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which shows some soiling. Some end-paper and fore-edge foxing. Pp.vi,298.
Published : Methuen, London 1956, First Edition
£20.00

Lindsay, J. Maurice - Perhaps To-Morrow : Poems

A very good copy in blue wraps lettered in black. A clean, fresh copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 22 pages. The first book by a broadcaster, writer and poet who was at the heart of Scottish literary life for many years.
Published : Privately Printed for the Author 1941, First Edition
£30.00

Linklater Eric - A Spell for Old Bones

A good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is browned on the spine. Foxing to endpapers. 223pp.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1949, First Edition
£6.00

Lowell Robert - For Lizzie and Harriet

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 48pp. This is a short collection of sonnets written for the author's former wife and his daughter.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1973, First Edition
£20.00

Lucas E. V. - Playtime & Company: A Book for Children

Illustrated by E. H. Shepard.
A very good copy in grey paper-covered boards with light blue cloth spine. Title-piece on upper board. In a very good, complete and untorn dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. This is no 87 of 100 copies on hand-made paper and is signed by both author and illustrator. 95 pages. Unopened. Pen and ink illustrations throughout. A nice copy. Photographs available on request.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1925,
£380.00