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First Editions

Stevenson Robert Louis - The New Lighthouse on the Dhu Heartach Rock, Argyllshire

Softback. As new and unopened in its cellophane wrapper. Stevenson's esay, drafted in 1872 and now first published "tells the story of the construction of the Dhu Heartach lighthouse on an isolated, menacing rock fifteen miles at sea in the North Atlantic, off the west coast of Scotland". Includes a number of other unpublished sketches by RLS and a substantial introduction by Roger G. Swearingen titled "Robert Louis Stevenson and Lighthouses".
Published : Northern Lighthouse Board, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£18.00

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 - Blood and Sand

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. The book would be fine but for browning to the page edges (probably normal with this book) due to the poor quality of paper used. 351 pages. Map. This is a novel for adults of the Ottoman Empire "based on the true story of Private Thomas Keith of the 78th Highlanders who is taken prisoner in 1807 at El Hamed, eventually converts to Islam, and rises to become Emir of the holy city of Medina."
Published : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., London 1987, First Edition
£30.00

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

Thomas, Edward - Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds

Hardback. A good plus copy in light blue cloth which is lettered and decorated in black on the spine and upper board. Some fading to cloth but lettering remains clear. No ownership inscription. Pp.viii,111. Tipped-in colour frontispiece with a not too bad crease. Photograph available on request.
Published : Duckworth & Co, London 1915, First Edition
£65.00

Thompson Darcy W. - Fun and Earnest; or Rhymes with Reason

Illustrated by Charles H. Bennett.
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Bevelled edges. A little wear to spine ends. One inch horizontal tear in front end-paper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 80 pages + 32pp adverts. Eight hand-coloured illustrations + black and white decorated initial letters. Humorous poetry. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Griffith and Farran, London 1865, First Edition
£95.00

Thomson James - A Voice from the Nile and Other Poems --- with a Memoir of the Author By Bertram Dobell

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly darkened spine. Bevelled edges. No ownership inscription. Pp.xlix,263 + 4pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece portrait. A posthumously published book of verse by the author of "The City of Dreadful Night."
Published : Reeves and Turner, London 1884, First Edition
£30.00

Tomlinson H. M. - Cote D'or

Hardback. Green cloth lettered in gilt. Would be very good but the cloth is faded despite being protected by both a glassine and a plain white paper wrapper. No. 213 of 300 copies on hand-made paper signed by the author. No. 2 in the Criterion Miscellany series. A nice clean copy interanlly with no ownership inscription. 23 pages.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1929, First Edition
£25.00

Tomlinson H. M. - Cote D'or

Hardback. Faded green boards. A little pitted at top of rear board. Remains of glassine wrapper. Top edge gilt. A very good, clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. No.218 of 300 copies on hand-made paper signed by the author. 23 pages. This is no.2 in the "Criterion Miscellany" series.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1929, First Edition
£15.00

Tomlinson H.M. - Illusion: 1915

A very good copy in yellow wraps lettered in black. Foxing to page ends. 34pp.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1929, First Edition in Book Form
£5.00

Tomlinson H.M. - Illusion:1915

Hardback. A very good copy in the original boards. In a good dustwrapper which has small edge chips and tears. Top edge gilt. No. 48 of 525 copies signed by the author. 34 pages. No ownership inscription or other internal marking.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1929, First Edition in Book Form
£15.00

Tomlinson H.M. - Thomas Hardy

Hardback. A very good copy in russet cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good, original, glassine wrapper which is itself protected by a clear removable sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. This is no. 553 of 761 copies and is signed by the author. The frontispiece is by Zhenya Gay and is signed "Zhenya" by her in pencil. Pp.xxx,(2). Photograph available on request.
Published : Crosby Gaige, New York 1929, First Edition
£45.00

Tranter Nigel - Delayed Action

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's orange cloth with title in black on spine which is slightly cocked. No inscriptions. Some light foxing to page ends. 223 pages. A nice tight copy.
Published : Ward Lock & Co.Ltd., London 1948, Reprint
£20.00

Tranter Nigel - Fast and Loose

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth lettered in black. Some fairly light foxing to endpapers and edges. No inscriptions. 250 pages. A good dustwrapper showing some signs of edge wear and tear with sellotape put along inside edges by a previous owner. Not price-clipped. A fictional tale of the boldest and baddest of Highland chiefs, An Colin Mor, Chieftain of the Clan MacColl.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1951, First Edition
£25.00

Tranter Nigel - Fast and Loose

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth. Gift inscription on f.e.p.. 250 pages. Good plus, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1951, First Edition
£28.00

Tranter Nigel - Fire and High Water

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in red in a very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear at spine ends. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 192 pages. Map. Four illustrations. A novel set on Skye involving conflict between the local crofter-fishermen and deep sea trawlers.
Published : Collins, London 1967, First Edition
£20.00

Tranter Nigel - Fire and High Water

Hardback. A very good copy in a complete (except price-clipped) protected dustwrapper which is slightly rubbed at top and bottom of spine and which has a minor closed edge tear. "This is the fourth exciting novel in which Nigel Tranter has featured Don and Ian and boys will find this to be the pair's most thrilling and large-scale adventure yet". 192 pps.
Published : Collins, London 1967, First Edition
£18.00

Tranter Nigel - Gold for Prince Charlie

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has fairly minor edge chipping and some soiling to the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removabe sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 253 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1962, First Edition
£18.00

Tranter Nigel - Mail Royal

A near fine copy in a similar but price-clipped dustwrapper. Signed by Nigel Tranter on the title page. 320 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1989, First Edition
£40.00

Tranter Nigel - Mail Royal

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Corner clipped from front end-paper. 320 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1989, First Edition
£20.00

Tranter Nigel - Man's Estate

Hardback. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered in black. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 221 pages.
Published : Ward Lock & Co, London, First Edition
£15.00

Tranter Nigel - Man's Estate

A very good copy in a good, price-clipped dustwrapper which has two small external sellotape repairs. Inscribed by the author on the title page in September 1946. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 221pp + adverts.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1946, First Edition
£100.00

Tranter Nigel - Nigel Tranter's Scotland a Very Personal Review

Hadback. A near very good copy. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Many black and white illustrations and photographs.. 190 pages. Dustwrapper is protected in a removeable cover and is faded on spine and price-clipped.
Published : Richard Drew Publishing Ltd., Glasgow 1981, First Edition
£6.00

Tranter Nigel - Poetic Justice

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. No ownership inscription. 406 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1996, First Edition
£15.00

Tranter Nigel - Rio D'Oro

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is missing a very small piece at the foot of the spine and with one or two nicks and closed edge tears. Mark - about one inch by half an inch - on inner flap of wrapper. Some spine lean. Signed by author on title page. 254pp. A fairly difficult title to find in wrapper and even more so signed by the author. Photograph available by request.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1955, First Edition
£100.00

Tranter Nigel - Scottish Castles - Tales and Traditions

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 128 pages. Nigel Tranter has made a personal selection of 35 castles, "selected brush strokes from a huge canvas," and dipped into the vast wealth and tradition enshrined in their history.
Published : Macdonald, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£20.00

Tranter Nigel - The Clansman

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. 190 pages. A story of Rob Roy Macgregor and the 1715 Jacobite Rising.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1959, First Edition
£12.00

Tranter Nigel - The Enduring Flame

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 255 pages. The good dustwrapper has minor chipping and edgewear, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1957, First Edition
£30.00

Tranter Nigel - The Flockmasters

Hardback. A very good copy in a good, complete and untorn dustwrapper which shows some wear at the edges. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. 221 pages. A novel of the Highland Clearances.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1960, First Edition
£20.00