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First Editions

Graham R.B. Cunninghame - Redeemed

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt in a slightly soiled but otherwise 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
£18.00

Graves Robert - I, Claudius

Hardback. 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
£390.00

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
£50.00

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
£20.00

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

Hardback. 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
£25.00

Gunn Neil M. - Morning Tide

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. In a price-clipped dustwrapper which is quite badly foxed especially on the back panel and which has minor chips and tears. 287 pages.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1931, First Edition
£15.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Atom of Delight

Hardback. 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
£30.00

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
£15.00

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, Reprint
£8.00

Gunn Neil M. - The White Hour and Other Stories

Hardback. 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
£22.00

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, First Paperback Edition
£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

Harris Frank - Great Days

A good copy in blue cloth which is dull on spine and with a small tear at top of spine. Previous owner's inscription on front fixed end-paper but otherwise a nice clean copy internally.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1914, First Edition
£5.00

Harrison, John - A Horse with Wings: Poems

Hardback. A good copy in green boards with blue cloth spine. Boards show mottling and fading and spine is faded (but lettering remains clear). Internally very good. Inscribed presentation copy from the author with ALS from the author loosely laid in. 40 pages.
Published : The Fortune Press, London 1948, First Edition
£12.00

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 UK Edition
£25.00

Hay George Campbell - Wind on Loch Fyne

Hardback. 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

Heaney Seumas - Sweeney's Flight

Illustrated by Rachel Giese.
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but with a smallish edge crease. Pp,.ix,117. 34 photographs by Rachel Giese of the northern Irish landscape. The book is based on a revised text of "Sweeney Astray."
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1992, First Edition
£30.00

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

Henty G.A. - In the Reign of Terror

Illustrated by J. Schonberg.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's brown cloth with illustration and title on front board and on spine. 8 full page black and white illustrations. Semi ring mark on front board. 2 previous owners' names on front endpaper, one of which has been scored out. 35l pages + publisher's 32 page catalogue. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1888, First Edition
£98.00

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
£10.00

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

Herbert, Frank - The White Plague

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, untorn, dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 445 pages.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1983, First Edition
£12.00

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

Hollands John - The Court-Martial

Hardback. 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
£20.00

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.
Hardback. 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
£14.00

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, First Edition Thus
£60.00

Hughes, Ted - What Is the Truth? : A Farmyard Fable for the Young

Illustrated by R. J. Lloyd.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 127 pages. Illustrated throughout.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1984, First Edition
£15.00

Innes Hammond - Target Antarctica

Hardback. 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
£20.00

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

Hardbacks. 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, First British Edition
£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.
Hardback. 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
£20.00

Jacobs W. W. - Short Cruises

Illustrated by Will Owen.
Hardback. 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

Hardback. 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
£24.00

James Henry - The American Scene

Hardback. A fair to good 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
£24.00

James Henry - The Middle Years

Apart from the spine having a slightly wrinkled appearance this is a vg copy. Previous owner's name and date on front end-paper. 118pp. Frontispiece. These are uncompleted autobiographical reminiscences.
Published : Collins, London 1917, First Edition
£15.00

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
£60.00