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Nd. c.1927. A very good copy in black cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Pp.viii,504. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Introduction by Philip Guedalla.
Published : Alfred A Knopf, New York, Bradenham Edition
Illustrated by John Austen.
4to. A very good copy. Gilt lettered quarter vellum. Top edge gilt. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Number 365 of 850 copies. 85pp followed by a Hand-list of books illustrated by John Austen. 5 colour and 8 black and white illustrations + 4 head-pieces.
Published : William Jackson (Books) Ltd, London 1929, First Edition Thus
Illustrated by Jack Harman.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with black title and rider and horse on front board. No inscriptions. Light foxing to page ends. Good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has some chips and tears along the edges and which is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London 1956, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1890? A very good copy in attractive pictorial boards which are a little rubbed at edges. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Decorated end-papers. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 32 pages. Poetry with attractive colour lithographs.
Published : Marcus Ward & Co. Ltd., London,
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 96 pages. Poems and songs in Scots and English by an exiled Scot.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1934, First Edition
A fair to good copy. Tear at top of spine. Spine lettering faded. Ownership inscription. 156pp. Stories of the First World War.
Published : The Talbot Press, Dublin 1918, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which is complete and virtually untorn but rather faded and with a mark on front cover. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Gift inscription on front end-paper. A little spotting to end-papers. 232 pages. Described as "a brilliantly exact piece of critical writing."
Published : Martin Brian and O'Keeffe, London 1977, First Edition
Hardback. A very good four volume set in green cloth lettered in gilt. In this 16th century Chinese novel, thought to be by Wang Shi-cheng, the author "set out, coldly and objectively, to relate the rise to fortune and the later ruin of a typical household at a time when Chinese officialdom was exceedingly corrupt. He omitted no detail of this corruption, whether in public or in private life".
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1939, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth which is elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,262. 24 coloured illustrations including frontispiece and title-page vignette.
Published : J. M Dent & Co, London 1905, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper of the first printing. Pp.xxxi,878. 21 illustrations.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 2009, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with some edge tears. Lettering faded on spine of wrapper. Ownership inscription. 275 pages. A novel in Welsh.
Published : Gwasg, Aberystwyth 1958, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in light brown boards lettered in gilt on spine. New end-papers. A softback book which has been rebound without the original covers. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Unopened. 247 pages. Vol. 35 in a series entitled "Travaux D'Humanisme et Renaissance". The text, however, is in English. Chapters on "Platonic Allegory and Ethics in the "Faerie Queene"; "The Heavenly Hymns: Christian or Platonic"; "Spenser's Sapience and Leone Ebreo " etc.
Published : Librairie E. Droz, Geneva 1960, First Edition
Softback. A good copy. 80 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Picasso. Includes a bibliography. A book of poetry.
Published : Minuit, Paris 1945,
Hardback. A good copy internally in an old, worn and torn, full leather binding. Worming to margin of first few pages.Ownership inscription dated 1724. Pp.,471,. Frontispiece. Text in Latin.
Published : R. Bonwicke et al, London 1721,
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. Spine ends and board tips a little rubbed. Dark green endpapers. Inscribed by previous owner on half-title. Pp.viii,296. Protected in a removable cover. This volume contains works by Sir Robert Aytoun, Sir David Murray, Sir Robert Ker, Sir William Alexander, William Drummond, The Marquis of Montrose and The Semples of Beltrees
Published : William Hodge & Co., Glasgow 1895, First Edition
12mo. A very good copy in tissue covered paper covers. Front cover illustrated by Stewart Orr. Signed by the author on title page. 39pp. A play about the Highland Clearances.
Published : Gowans & Gray, London and Glasgow 1922, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver. This is no. 127 of 750 copies of this facsimile of the 1807 edition of Fergusson's works. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership markings. 364 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1970,
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. No 392 of 750 copies, being a facsimile of the 1807 edition. 364 pages. Includes a sketch of the life of Fergusson, an 18th century Scottish poet who wrote in both Scots and English and who was much admired by Robert Burns.
Published : James Thin - the Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1970,
Illustrated by Norman Tealby.
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Decorated end-papers. Some light edge foxing. Pp.xxxi,350. 12 full-page illustrations + decorations. Introduction by J. B. Priestley.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1929, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A very good copy. A little wear at spine ends. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. 416 pages. An anthology of poems by natives of Carrick and about Carrick.
Published : The Standard Press, Kilmarnock 1925, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Some fading to spine. Ownership inscription. Some foxing to end-papers and early pages. Pp.xv,156. Frontispiece and one other illustration. This is described as a memorial volume to the author and includes an introductory biographical sketch of him by A. H. Millar. A fictional tale of the Scottish border.
Published : Wood and Son, Perth 1906,
A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.xxi,677. Text in Spanish and English.
Published : New Directions 1947,
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and foxing confined to the top edge. One of 750 copies. Pp.xvii,132 + 12p index. 6 illustrations including coloured frontispiece.
Published : William Edwin Rudge, New York 1932, First USA Edition
Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Nd. Perhaps 1920s? 8vo. A near very good copy in soft green leather (perhaps rebound) with title and decoration in gilt on front cover. Not titled on spine. Top edge gilt. Other edges stained red. Patterned end-papers. Pp.viii,189. 12 tipped-in colour plates by Edmund Dulac with tissue guards. Includes both the first and second editions of the translation by Edward Fitzgerald.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London,
Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. This is Fitzgerald's fourth rendering in English verse. 100pp. 8 full page colour illustrations by Pogany plus black and white illustrations. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1934, First Edition Thus
Hardbacks. A very good six volume set. Very good or near very good dustwrappers which show a little fading to the spine but with lettering clear. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper of each volume. Volume 6 is the 1963 first edition. Vols. 1-5 are dated between 1964 and 1968 and are reprints (vols.1-4 being the revised edition). Includes all the novels and a considerable number of short stories and other pieces.
Published : The Bodley Head, London,
Hardback. A fine copy quarter bound in blue cloth with black boards. Gilt illustration on front board and title in gilt on spine. This is No. 409 of 500 copies SIGNED by author. Protected in original cellophane wrapper and enclosed in a very good slipcase. 59 pages. Four short stories by Flint.
Published : Charles Skilton Ltd., London 1965, First Edition
Illustrated by Donia Nachshen.
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gillt. In a very good, complete and untorn dustwrapper. Decorated end-papers. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 325 pages. 12 full-page illustrations + decorations.
Published : John Lane , The Bodley Head, London 1930, First Edition Thus
Illustrated by Jim Nicholson.
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 45pp. Poems in Scots with Edinburgh as the subject. Line drawings by Jim Nicholson.
Published : Macdonald, Loanhead 1973, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt. A label appears to have been removed from the upper board. 355 pages. A novel, described as "a masterpiece of character drawing".
Published : William Heinemann, London 1896, Third Edition
Hardback. Nd.. A good copy in green cloth lettered in dark green and decorated in dark green and red on upper board. Some wear to spine ends and board tips with a small tear in the cloth at the head of the spine. The red spine lettering is faded. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.[xii],297. A novel of early Australian life which gives a faithful picture of life in the Riverina in the latter half of the ninetenth century. "The value of "Such Is Life" lies in the extraordinary richness of its philosophy and characterisation, in the vitality of its style, and in the whimsical humour with which it is saturated".
Published : The Specialty Press Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Second Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light green boards lettered in gilt on upper board. Top edge gilt. Hand-made paper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 72 pages. A book of poems written between 1872 and 1925 many with a Highland setting.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1930, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Small ownership inscription. 213pp. Edited by Ian A. Gordon.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards which shows a fair amount of rubbing. Small plate of Cullen House Library on front fixed end-paper. (Cullen House was the family seat of the Earls of Seafield). Lacks half-title. A smallish part of the first few pages has been "nibbled" at the edges. 360 pages.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1822, Second Edition
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.ix,213.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a rather worn half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on spine. Most of title piece on spine lacking. Some end-paper foxing. Lacks half-title. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,444. Described by the author as "a compilation ----of the literature of different epochs.". Chapters on Witchcraft, Steam-Engines, Character of Luther, Moscow, Miss Baillie's Songs and many others show the wide range of this book.
Published : Olver & Boyd / G & W.B. Whittaker, Edinburgh / London 1824, First Edition
A very good copy. Original wraps. 54pp. One of 600 copies.
Published : John Humphries, Thurso 1971, First Edition
Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Hardback. A near very good copy in light green boards lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.xv,255. 25 coloured illustrations by C.E. Brock. Foxing to tissue-guard of frontispiece.
Published : J.M. Dent & Co, London 1904,
Illustrated by Phiz.
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original red boards. A litle wear to spine edges.. 297 pages. Illustrated. Contains three stories: ""A Legend of Sologne"; "The Hundredth Birthday"; and "The Treasure-Seeker".
Published : Bell and Daldy, London 1858, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little faded, torn and soiled on the spine. Bookplate of Compton MacKenzie, the author. Not foxed. 463 pages. Describes James as a major entertainer rather than a major writer.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1964, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which has a lengthy tear on the rear panel. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Sir Compton Mackenzie. Pp.viii,110. A study of literary tragedy in particular Shakesperean tragedy.
Published : Pradeep K. Banerjee on Behalf of Oxbridge Publishers, Calcutta 1965, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 261pp. Essays and short stories.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1969, Second Impression
Illustrated by Ishbel Shand.
Softback. A very good copy in wraps. 15 pages. 5 illustrations. This is booklet No. 1 of The Grassic Gibbon Centre. "Clay" is one of Gibbon's best-known short stories.
Published : Arbuthnott Community Enterprises 1993,
Hardback. Nd but ownership inscription is dated 1885. A very good copy in a blue cloth binding with brown leather spine lettered in gilt on a black title-piece. Marbled edges. End-paper foxing. Pp.viii,280. Numerous illustrations, some full -page. Translated from the French by Henry Frith.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London,
12mo. A very good two volume set in wraps. One of 275 small paper copies. Some soiling to covers but both volumes clean internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 62 and 73 pages.
Published : Privately Printed, Edinburgh 1885, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in the de luxe cream vellum binding which is elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. A little browned/marked towards the head of the lower board. Top edge gilt. Browning to front free end-paper otherwise a very nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Red silk ribbon present. Pp.xvii,242. 25 colour illustrations including frontispiece and title-page vignette. Photograph available on request.
Published : J. M. Dent & Co, London 1904, First Edition Thus
Hardback. N.d. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on spine. No inscriptions. 182 pages. Very good dustwrapper, showing minor rubbing top and foot of spine, which is not price-clipped. A romantic story of the Canadian Backwoods.
Published : The Modern Publishing Co., London,
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