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First Editions

Shaw, Bernard - The League of Nations. Fabian Tract No. 226

Wrappers. Staple rusted but a nice, vg copy. 12 pages.
Published : The Fabian Society, London 1929, First Edition
£15.00

Silkin Jon - The Re-Ordering of the Stones

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing, marking or inscription. 56 pages. "Mr. Silkin's new volume of verse shows the maturing of an exceptional talent".
Published : Chatto & Windus/The Hogarth Press, London 1961, First Edition
£25.00

Sitwell Osbert - Argonaut and Juggernaut

A good copy in original grey cloth. Spine label worn but readable. Some foxing mainly to last few pages.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1919, First Edition
£7.00

Sitwell Sacheverell - A Charivari of Parrots

A very good copy in pink printed wrappers which show some fading near the spine. Unpaginated (8pp). A poem.
Published : Printed By Smart & Co for the Author, Brackley, First Edition
£25.00

Sitwell Sacheverell - Notebook on Twenty Canons of Giant Art

A very good copy in light green wrappers lettered in black. Unpaginated but 8 pages. Sitwell looks back at the subjects of his work "Canons of Giant Art: Twenty Torsos in Heroic Landscapes" which was published in 1933.
Published : Printed for the Author By Smart & Co, Brackley, First Edition
£18.00

Sitwell Sacheverell - Scherzo Di Fantasia

A very good copy in green printed wrappers lettered in black on the front cover. Unpaginated (12pp).
Published : Printed for the Author By Smart & Co, Brackley 1978, First Edition
£25.00

Smith Alexander - City Poems

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. A neat stamp on the front end-paper states "Reduced Price 1/6". 190 pages + 24pp catalogue dated August 1857. Smith was a Scottish poet of the "Spasmodic" School but is now best remembered for the prose work "A Summer in Skye".
Published : Macmillan & Co, Cambridge 1857, First Edition
£15.00

Smith Alexander McCall - East Coast Tales

Illustrated by Iain McIntosh.
Softback. Limited to 800 copies. A near fine copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 20 pages. 6 illustrations by Iain McIntosh + illustrated cover title label. Five people converse on an Edinburgh to London train.
Published : Maclean Dubois, Edinburgh 2011, First Edition
£20.00

Smith Iain Crichton - The Tenement

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 159pp.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1985, First Edition
£6.00

Smith Sydney Goodsir - Cokkils

A good copy in yellow paper covers. Upper cover lettered and decorated in red. Two splash marks on upper cover. Rusting to staples. Limited edition, this being number 180 of 220 copies. Unpaginated but 16pp.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1953, First Edition
£12.00

Smith Sydney Goodsir - Gowdspink in Reekie

Wrappers. A very good copy. 24pp. This is number 407 of 600.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1974, First Edition
£10.00

Smith Sydney Goodsir - Kynd Kittock's Land

A very good copy. Softcover in wrapper. 25pp. A poem about Edinburgh commissioned by the BBC.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1965, First Edition
£9.00

Smith Sydney Goodsir - The Wanderer and Other Poems

A very good copy in yellow paper covers lettered in red. 36pp.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1943, First Edition
£12.00

Smith Sydney Goodsir - Under the Eildon Tree : A Poem in XXIV Elegies

Hardback. A good copy in light green boards with blue cloth spine. Some wear and darkening to board edges. Inscription on front free end-paper of Iona Macgregor, the Scottish author. 74 pages. Frontispiece portrait of author. This first edition was limited to 350 copies.
Published : Serif Books, Edinburgh 1948, First Edition
£15.00

Smith, Iain Crichton - My Last Duchess : A Novel

Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise complete and untorn. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. 158 pages. The author's third novel described as "of great resourcefulness and energy."
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1971, First Edition
£9.00

Smith, Iain Crichton - On the Island

Illustrated by Carol Fowke.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. 125 pages. Black and white illustrations. A novel of growing up in the Hebrides.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1979, First Edition
£10.00

Snodgrass W.D. - Heart's Needle

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one small closed tear. 75pp. Includes a list of subscribers before publication and an addendum entitled "Finding A Poem".
Published : The Marvell Press 1960, First Edition
£28.00

Spender Stephen - Poems of Dedication

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with some edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 58pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1947, First Edition
£15.00

Spender Stephen - Selected Poems

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with one closed tear. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 76pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1940, First Edition
£15.00

Spender Stephen - Selected Poems

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 76pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1940, First Edition
£10.00

Spender Stephen - The Edge of Being

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is slightly chipped and torn at top of spine. \endpapers a bit foxed. Ownership inscription. 57pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1949, First Edition
£10.00

Spender Stephen - The Generous Days

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 47pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1971, First Edition
£10.00

Spender Stephen - Trial of a Judge a Tragedy in Five Acts

A very good copy in light red cloth a little darkened on spine. Some foxing to front endpapers. No dustwrapper.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1938, First Edition
£5.00

Stapledon W. Olaf - Last Men in London

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little slanted and with a vertical line and spots of fading. Neat gift inscription on front end-paper dated 1932. Pp.viii,312 + 8pp adverts dated 932 (making this the first issue). A fantasy novel. Photograph available on request.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1932, First Edition
£30.00

Steadman, Ralph - I, Leonardo

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Signed and dated (Oct 83) by Steadman on the half-title with a drawing of a face. Illustrations, mainly in colour, throughout. "---when Ralph Steadman pursued his obsession with Leonardo da Vinci the result is one of the most inspired and magnificent flights of imagination it is possible to find in book form. --- I, Leonardo is a contemporary masterpiece." Photographs available on request.
Published : Jonathan Cape Ltd., London 1983, First Edition
£70.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - Underwoods

Hardback. A very good copy. A little wear at spine ends. No ownership or other inscription. Moderate, mainly, fore-edge, foxing. Pp.xv,138 + 32pp adverts dated July 1887. Poems in Scots and English.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1887, First Edition
£25.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - A Child's Garland of Songs Gathered from a Child's Garland of Verses

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black on the upper board. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.[vi],33. Black and white illustrations. Set to music by C. Villiers Stanford.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1892, First Edition
£40.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - St. Ives Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

A very good copy in original grey cloth with gilt lettering. A little wear to the spine ends and edges. Smallish gift inscription on half-title. 312pp.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1898, First Edition
£7.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - Vailima Letters Being Correspondence Addressed By Robert Louis Stevenson to Sidney Colvin November 1890 - October 1894

Hardback. A near very good copy in light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. A little end-paper and fore-edge foxing. Pp.xx,366 + 32pp adverts dated September 1895.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1895, First Edition
£15.00

Steward William J. - The Vision of Aorangi and Other Poems

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth which is faded and a little splash-marked on the spine. Browning to end-papers but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.vi,265. Poetry from New Zealand.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation, Timaru, New Zealand 1906, First Edition
£10.00

Stockton Frank R. - The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine

A very good copy in wrappers which are a little browned.. Label of "Fasque" (the Gladstone family home) towards the foot of the front cover and inscription of "John R. Gladstone" at top of front cover. 130 pages.
Published : The Century Co., New York 1886, First Edition
£14.00

Strachey Lytton - Ermyntrude and Esmeralda : An Entertainment

Illustrated by Erte.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. There is a smallish internal repair to the wrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. 48 pages. 17 illustrations by Erte who also designed the dustwrapper. Introduction by Michael Holroyd.
Published : Anthony Blond, London 1969, First Edition
£12.00

Streatfeild Noel - Gran-Nannie

Illustrated by Charles Mozley. .
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus dustwrapper which has a few very small edge chips/tears. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Bookplate on half-title. Not foxed. 188 pages. Illustrations and illustrated end-papers. This is the fictionalised life story of the Streatfeild family's children's nurse.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1976, First Edition
£25.00

Sturgeon Theodore - Venus Plus X

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is rather soiled and which has small edge chips. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Date written in ink on front end-paper otherwise a clean copy internally. 191 pages. Photographs available on request.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1969, First British Edition
£85.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - Lady in Waiting

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 253 pages. The author's first work of adult fiction is a novel about Bess Throckmorton and her husband, Sir Walter Ralegh.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1956, First Edition
£30.00

Tagore, Rabindranath (Edited By Krishna Dutta and Andrew Robertson) - Selected Letters of Rabindranath Tagore (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications)

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxx,561. Frontispiece and 19 illustrations. Contains about 350 individually introduced and comprehensively annotated letters of the Bengali polymath and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1997, First Edition
£90.00

Talfourd, Thomas Noon - Final Memorials of Charles Lamb; Consisting Chiefly of His Letters Not Before Published, with Sketches of Some of His Companions - Two Volumes.

Hardback. A very good two volume set in the original blind-stamped brown cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spines. Trace of a label having been removed from the foot of Volume I. Bookplate in each volume. Not foxed. Vol. I,pp.xii,223. Vol.II,pp.[iv],239. Publisher's catalogue dated July,I 1848 in Volume I. Both volumes now protected by a clear, removable, sleeve.
Published : Edward Moxon, London 1848, First Edition
£38.00

Tennyson Allfred Lord - Locksley Hall Sixty Years After Etc

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 201 pages. Some end-paper foxing but generally quite clean.
Published : Macmillan, London 1886, First Edition
£15.00

Thomas Dylan - Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in silver. Fading to spine. Top edge red. No ownership inscription. 254 pages.
Published : J. M. Dent & Sons, London 1940, First Edition
£50.00

Thomas Dylan - Quite Early One Morning

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with a few chips. Pp.x,181. Frontispiece. A collection of Dylan Thomas's radio scripts.
Published : J.M. Dent & Sons, London 1954, First Edition
£9.00

Thomas Dylan - The Beach of Falesa

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with one small chip and an edge tear. 124pp.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1964, First Edition
£12.00

Thomas R.S. - Experimenting With An Amen

Hardback. A fine copy in a dustwrappoer which is complete, untorn and not price-clipped but which shows a little fading to the spine and top edge. Pp.vi,70. "These poems will reinforce [Thomas'] reputation as a major poet orf our time."
Published : Macmillan, London 1986, First Edition
£28.00

Thomas, Dylan (Edited By Walford Davies) - Early Prose Writings

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is untorn. The wrapper is slightly faded on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,204. This is "a selection of Dylan Thomas's prose left either uncollected, or, in some cases, unpublished."
Published : J. M. Dent & Sons, London 1971, First Edition
£15.00