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Theroux Paul - The Collected Stories

Hardback. A near fine copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Dark blue endpapers. Pp.x,660. Near fine illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1997, First Edition
£15.00

Thomas Edward - The Tenth Muse

A very good copy in blue cloth. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. This is the third issue, first state with a memoir of Thomas by John Freeman. 142pp + 2pp adverts. A study of the love poems (and love life) of British poets.
Published : Martin Secker, London 1917,
£40.00

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 Isabella - Lays of Ancrum and Alewater

Small 8vo. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,91. Frontispiece and six illustrations. The poems are the author's "sincere expression of her love for her homeland, and her sympathy with nature in all its moods".
Published : William R. Duff & Co., Leith 1922, First Edition
£35.00

Thomson James - Doric Lays and Lyrics

Softback. A good copy in grey paper covers lettered in black. Slightly torn at foot of spine. 102 pages. Thomson was a poet of the Scottish Borders particularly Hawick.
Published : E.W.& W. Simpson, Hawick 1914, Third Edition
£9.00

Thomson John Bell - A Dream of Fair Cows and Other Tales of the Twenties

Illustrated by Tim Rainey.
Softback. A very good copy. Ownership stamp. Signed by the author. 64 pages. Illustrated. Sketches of life in New Zealand and Australia in the 1920's.
Published : J. Chisholm, Wellington New Zealand 1981, First Edition
£7.00

Thow William - Tales of a Songsmith

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine. 103pp. The author was born in the Highlands of Scotland in 1896 and later emigrated to Canada. This is a book of poetry.
Published : Privately Published, Montreal 1951, First Edition
£8.00

Thurber James - Further Fables for Our Time

A very good copy in a poorish dustwrapper with a few chips and rather faded on spine. Some foxing to end-papers and page ends. Forty-seven fables for adults.
Published : Hamish Hamijlton, London 1956, First UK Edition
£5.00

Tillotson Geoffrey - A View of Victorian Literature

A good copy in a good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine (but with lettering clear). Pp.x,396. This is a study of Dickens, Thackeray, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Trollope, Tennyson etc.
Published : Oxford University Press 1978, First Edition
£8.00

Tolstoy Leo - The Slavery of Our Times

A very good copy. Softcover. 63pp. Introduction and Notes. Described as "one of the best expositions of Christian radicalism in its most extreme and logical form". This is no. 2 of the Porcupine pamphlets.
Published : Porcupine Press, London 1948, First Edition Thus
£12.00

Tomlinson H.M. - All Our Yesterdays

A very good copy in its original slip-case. 539pp. This is number 899 of 1025 copies and is inscribed by the author.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1930, First Edition
£12.00

Tranter Nigel - Cheviot Chase

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth with a few faded patches on spine and rear board. Some foxing. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 256 pages.
Published : Ward Lock & Co, London 1953, Reprint
£6.00

Tranter Nigel - Island Twilight

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. 191 pages.
Published : Richard Drew Publishing, Glasgow 1981, Reprint
£8.00

Tranter Nigel - Kenneth

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper that is not price-clipped. Some spine lean. 381pp. A late and rather elusive Tranter title about the early Scottish king, Kenneth mac Alpin.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1990, First Edition
£50.00

Tranter Nigel - Robert the Bruce; the Steps to the Empty Throne; the Path of the Hero King; the Price of the King's Peace

The complete trilogy all in very good condition in very good dustwrappers. All dustwrappers are complete and untorn. Two are slightly faded on the spine. No ownership inscription and just a few spots of fore-edge foxing. Approx. 1050 pages in total.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London, Reprint
£45.00

Tranter Nigel - The Chosen Course

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other marking. 227 pages. Deals with the "two-edged effect of introducing new technological projects [in the shape of a hydrto-electric dam] into an area like the Scottish Highlands."
Published : The Molendinar Press, Glasgow` 1980, Reprint
£5.00

Tranter Nigel - Tinker's Pride

Hardback. A near very good copy in orange cloth lettered in black. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing. 224 pages.
Published : Ward Lock & Co, London 1947, Reprint
£5.00

Tranter Nigel G. - The Gilded Fleece

A very good copy in a good, almost complete, dustwrapper with some rubbing to spine and at foldover. This is a nice, clean copy of the first reprint without foxing or ownership inscription. Quite a difficult early title dealing with the Highland Clearances.
Published : Ward, Lock & Co, London 1943, Reprint
£65.00

Trollope Anthony - An Autobiography

Spine slightly slanted but otherwise a very good copy of this volume in the Oxford Trollope series. Bookplate. 411pp. Illus.
Published : Oxford University Press 1950,
£5.00

Trollope Anthony - Framley Parsonage

Hardback. The complete work extracted from issues of the Cornhill Magazine between January 1860 and April 1861 and bound in one volume. Dark blue cloth with title in gilt on a red title-piece. Staining to upper board. Bookplate and small ex libris label of previous owners. Six plates by Millais (some showing moderate foxing).
Published : The Cornhill Magazine 1860, First Edition
£210.00

Trollope Anthony - Hunting Sketches

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. Ownership inscription on title page. 115 pages + 24 page publisher's catalogue dated March 30,1866. These sketches were reprinted from the "Pall Mall Gazette."
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1866, Third Edition
£35.00

Trollope Anthony - Phineas Finn

A very good two volume set in good to very good dustwrappers which are just a little worn/torn at the spine ends. The dustwrappers are not price-clipped and are now protected. These are volumes in the Oxford Trollope series and are illustrated by T.L.B. Huskinson.
Published : Oxford University Press 1949, First Edition Thus
£20.00

Trollope, T. Adolphus - Beppo the Conscript. A Novel

Hardback. A near very good copy which has been bound in a half red leather binding attractively decorated in gilt on the spine and lettered in gilt on a green title-piece. There is some marking to the boards (but not the spine). Lacks half-title. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.viii,391. Frontispiece.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1865, New Edition
£40.00

Tudor Henry - Domestic Memoirs of a Christian Family Resident in the County of Cumberland with Descriptive Sketches of the Scenery of the British Lakes

Hardback. A near very good copy in blind-stamped dark brown cloth lettered in gilt. Moderate wear to spine ends and edges. Pp.vii[1],416. Frontispiece and four plates of Lake District scenery. This is a work of fiction the profits from which were to go to the Church Missionary Society. There are three factual Appendices entitled "Brief View of the Plan and Operations of the British and Foreign Bible Society and of Kindred Institutions throughout the World;" "The Present Position and Future Prospects of the Church Missionary Society", and "Religious Tract Society, Instituted 1799; Its Principles, Objects and Operations".
Published : J. Hatchard and Son, London 1848, First Edition
£90.00

Turk S.A. - The Secret of Carickferneagh Castle An Irish Romance

Hardback. Nd. c.1910? A very good copy externally. Internally good. Previous owner's initials in ink on front-end-paper and title page. Some browning to end-papers. Pp.v,201.
Published : R & T Washbourne, London, Second Edition
£20.00

Twain Mark - Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven

Nd. Copyright date 1909. Not first issue. A good copy in red cloth. The white lettering and illustration on the upper board is clear. The white lettering on the spine is faded but partly readable. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 121pp. Frontispiece. Would be very good but for part fading of spine lettering.
Published : Harper & Brothers, New York and London,
£10.00

Two Brothers (Lord Alfred & Charles Tennyson) - Poems By Two Brothers

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Some browning to endpapers. 251 pages. Contains additional poems to the first edition of 1827.
Published : Macmillan & Co., London 1893, Second Edition
£35.00

Underdown Emily - The Gateway to Chaucer

Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Hardback. n.d. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth profusely illustrated in gilt on front board and spine. Top edge gilt. 16 coloured plates and numerous marginal illustrations after drawings by the Scottish illustrator Anne Anderson. No inscriptions. 269 pages.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London, First Edition
£40.00

Urquhart Sir Thomas (Edited By Richard Boston) - The Admirable Urquhart Selected Writings

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Embossed stamp of previous owner on front end-paper. 205 pages. Illustrated. A lengthy biographical Introduction is followed by extracts from Urquhart's works.
Published : Gordon Fraser, London 1975, First Edition
£9.00

Verne Jules - Le Tour Du Monde En Quatre-Vingt Jours

Illustrated by A. De Neuville and L Benett.
Hardback. [1873]. Printer's code of 1757-73 at page [220]. A very good copy in an attractive half-leather binding with five raised bands on spine and marbled boards. Ownership inscription and date (1875) at head of title page. Pp.[1-4],217, [218-220]. Black and white illustrations. Two page map at end. A little foxing to early and late pages.
Published : J. Hetzel & Cie, Paris,
£240.00

Verne Jules - The Archipelago of Fire

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth with decoration in black on upper board. Cloth a little wrinkled on upper board. A touch of wear at spine ends. Trace of a smallish damp stain at lower corner of upper board. No ownership markings and not foxed. 198 pages + 1 page list of author's books. Frontispiece and 5 illustrations + illustrated title page.
Published : Sampson Low Marston & Co, London 1894,
£95.00

Voltaire (Edited By Desmond Flower) - Voltaire's Essay on Milton

Hardback. A very good copy in marbled boards with blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. Limited edition of 400 copies "for presentation by the Printer to his friends in printing and publishing Christmas 1954." Bookplate on front fixed end-paper. pp.xiv,[ii],30 + colophon. Tissue-guarded frontispiece.
Published : Privately Printed, Cambridge 1954,
£30.00

Waley Arthur - Ballads and Stories from Tun-huang

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. 273 pages. This is a collection of 26 ballads and stories taken from a collection of manuscripts dating from the 5th to the end of the tenth century found in a cave in the extreme west of China.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1960, First Edition
£20.00

Walpole Hugh - The Young Enchanted: A Romantic Story

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in blue on white title-piece on cream cloth spine. Blue endpapers. This is one of 250 large paper copie SIGNED by the author. Pp.xii,427. Fair dustwrapper which is chipped and torn down a larg part of spine. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Mamcmillan & Co., Ltd., London 1921, First Edition
£50.00

Watson John - The Cave-Dweller's Dream and Other Poems

Hardback.. A good copy in publ;isher's black cloth with title in gilt on front board. Lacks all before title page (including frontispiece?).102 pages. Not foxed. Poems in English on a wide variety of subjects e.g. "Peace and War", "On Life and Faith", "To the Highlanders" etc.
Published : William Smith, Bon-Accord Press, Aberdeen 1902, First Edition
£20.00

West Michael - Clairdelune and Other Troubadour Romances

Illustrated by Evelyn Paul.
Hardback. Nd but inscription on front end-paper is dated 1914. Overall a very good copy in brown boards lettered and decorated in gilt but with some traces of damp-fading to the edges of the upper board. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. 140 pages. Attractive colour decorations and illustrations throughout. Music by Alfred Mereer.
Published : George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., London,
£70.00

Whatley Christopher A. (Editor) - John Galt 1779-1979

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 212pp. Map. 8 illustrations. Comprises essays to commemorate the bicentenary of Galt's birth.
Published : The Ramsay Head Press, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£5.00

White E.B. - The Points of My Compass Letters from the East, the West, the North, the South

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 240pp. Letters to the New Yorker from different parts of the USA.
Published : Harper & Row, New York 1962, First Edition
£6.00

Whiteman Robin - The Cadfael Companion

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with gilt decoration on front board and title in gilt on spine. Introduction by Ellis Peters. No inscriptions. Decorated endpapers. 392 pages incuding Appendix. Very good complete and untorn dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Macdonald & Co., London 1991, First Edition
£15.00

Whittier John Greenleaf - Maud Muller

Nd. c. 1890? A good copy in soft leather covers decorated in gilt on upper cover. All edges gilt. Unpaginated but about 20 pages. A ballad illustrated by chromolithographs.
Published : Castell Brothers, London,
£20.00

Wilde Oscar - Impressions of America

A fair to good copy. The blue paper covers are chipped at the edges and detached. Internal foxing. Limited edition of 500 copies. 40 pages. Includes two previously unpublished poems by Wilde and a preface by Stuart Mason. Housed in a recently made card pocket.
Published : Keystone Press, Sunderland 1906, First Edition
£50.00