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Wodehouse P.G. - Love Among the Chickens

A good copy in green cloth lettered and bordered in black. Spine a little darkened. 256pp. First published in 1906 the book was entirely rewritten for this edition.
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London 1921,
£20.00

Wodehouse P.G. - The Small Bachelor

A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper missing pieces at top of spine and on back panel. This is a volume in the smaller format Methuen shilling novel series.
Published : Methuen, London 1934, Eighth Edition
£16.00

Wodehouse P.G. - Ukridge

Hardback. Tenth printing c.1950. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in black. In a good dustwrapper which has minor edge chips and tears and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Foxing to top edge. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 256 pages. Photographs available on request.
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London,
£25.00

Wooolf, Virginia (Contributes) - Atalanta's Garland Being the Book of the Edinburgh University Women's Union 1926

Illustrated by Jessie M. King; Phoebe Traquair; Cecile Walton et al.
Hardback. Cream cloth spine with paper-covered boards. Lacks title label to upper board otherwise very good. Quite a nice clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xiv,192. Includes contributions by Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield, Edwin Muir, Hugh McDiarmid etc. 12 illustrations including four in colour with 10 tissue-guarded (the other two being photograps). Illustrators include Jessie M. King, Phoebe Traquair, and Katharine Cameron.
Published : Edinburgh Unversity Press, Edinburgh 1926, First Edition
£45.00

Wright Thomas (editor) - The Tale of the Basyn and the Frere and the Boy Two Early Tales of Magic Printed from Manuscripts Preserved in the Public Library of the University of Cambridge

Hardback, 24mo. A very good copy in a quarter leather binding brightly lettered in gilt on the spine. Book plate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xvi,[58]. Woodcut initials and decorations. Described as "two of the most generally popular of our tales of magic and enchantment" they are here printed "in the earliest forms that we at present know."
Published : William Pickering, London 1836,
£65.00

Wyatt A.J. (Editor) - Beowulf with the Finnsburg Fragment

A very good copy in a rather poor dustwrapper. Pp.xxxviii,257. Illustrated. Some pencilled annotations. This new edition is revised with an Introduction and Notes by R.W. Chambers.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1933, New Edition
£15.00

Yeats W.B. - Ideas of Good and Evil

A very good copy externally. A little foxing. The endpapers are starting to come away at the join although hinges are holding. 341pp. A book of essays on poetry, theatre, literature etc.
Published : A.H. Bullen/ Maunsel & Co, London and Dublin 1907, Third Edition
£25.00

Yeats, W.B. - The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats: Volume III: 1901-1904

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.liv,781. 22 illustrations. "This book will be indispensable to anyone interested in the development of modern poetry, drama, and cultural history."
Published : Oxford University Press 1994, First Edition
£70.00