Category: Recent Acquisitions

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BLOOD FROM A STRANGER.

BLOOD FROM A STRANGER. Told By Mary Waters.

Starr, Richard (pseudonym of Richard Essex)

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1939

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original orange cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

13153

£100.00

RICH MAN - POOR MAN

RICH MAN - POOR MAN

Starr, Richard (pseudonym of Richard Essex)

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1938

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original orange cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

13152

£125.00

THEY WERE SEVEN

THEY WERE SEVEN (A Mystery)

Phillpotts, Eden

London: Hutchinson & Co. / The Crime Society. 1944

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine square and tight copy, without previous owner's...

13149

£45.00

THE MYSTERY OF THE KNEELING WOMAN

THE MYSTERY OF THE KNEELING WOMAN

Dalton, Moray

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1936

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth mottled and...

13148

£240.00

HE WHO WHISPERS.

HE WHO WHISPERS. A Dr. Fell Detective Story.

Carr, John Dickson

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1946

First UK edition, first printing. Original yellow cloth with red titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding firm and square, the contents without...

13147

£140.00

TILL DEATH DO US PART.

TILL DEATH DO US PART. A Dr. Fell Detective Story.

Carr, John Dickson

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1944

First UK edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding firm and square, the contents without previous...

13146

£125.00

ASTERIX IN CORSICA

ASTERIX IN CORSICA

Goscinny, Rene; illustrated by Albert Uderzo

Leicester: The Brockhampton Press. 1979

First edition in English, first printing. Publisher's original pictorial laminated boards. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding firm and bright, the contents clean...

13144

£40.00

ASTERIX AND THE LAUREL WREATH

ASTERIX AND THE LAUREL WREATH

Goscinny, Rene; illustrated by Albert Uderzo

Leicester: The Brockhampton Press. 1974

First edition in English, first printing. Publisher's original pictorial laminated boards. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding firm and bright, the contents clean...

13143

£40.00

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1908

First edition, first printing. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by The Chelsea Bindery, with a fore-edge painting featuring Toad, Ratty and Mole. All edges gilt. Five...

13137

£2,400.00

MR. POILU

MR. POILU Notes And Sketches with The Fighting French.

Ward, Herbert

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1916

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey paper-covered boards and grey cloth spine, titles printed in black on white paper labels to the upper board and spine, in...

13135

£200.00

THANK YOU, JEEVES

THANK YOU, JEEVES

Wodehouse, P. G.

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1934

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with red titles to the upper board and spine. Red top-stain. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with a little rubbing...

13134

£125.00

MANI,

MANI, Travels in the Southern Peloponnese.

Fermor, Patrick Leigh

London: John Murray. 1958

Advance / Proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Publisher's green card covers printed in black, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding firm and with some toning...

13133

£175.00

HOLIDAY AT ROSQUIN

HOLIDAY AT ROSQUIN

Lynch, Patricia; illustrated by Mary Shillabeer

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1964

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with yellow titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents...

13131

£65.00

THE BOY IN THE DRESS

THE BOY IN THE DRESS

Walliams, David; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Harper Collins. 2008

First edition, first printing. Original pictorial laminated boards, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding clean and tight with slight bumping at the spine...

13130

£95.00

RECOLLECTIONS OF A 'LONGSHORE GUNNER

RECOLLECTIONS OF A 'LONGSHORE GUNNER

Watkins-Pitchford, Denys (B.B.)

Ipswich: The Boydell Press. 1976

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With scraperboard illustrations by the author. A lovely near fine...

13128

£85.00

KISS KISS

KISS KISS

Dahl, Road

London: Michael Joseph. 1960

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13127

£65.00

FIVE ON A HIKE TOGETHER

FIVE ON A HIKE TOGETHER

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Eileen Soper

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1951

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with red titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the boards square, bright and without...

13126

£145.00

FIVE GO TO MYSTERY MOOR

FIVE GO TO MYSTERY MOOR

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Eileen Soper

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1954

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the boards square, bright and...

13125

£125.00

FLASHMAN'S LADY

FLASHMAN'S LADY From the Flashman Papers 1842-45.

Fraser, George Macdonald

London: Barrie and Jenkins. 1977

First edition, first printing. Original dark red cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

13124

£125.00

FLASH FOR FREEDOM!

FLASH FOR FREEDOM! From the Flashman Papers 1848-49.

Fraser, George Macdonald

London: Barrie and Jenkins. 1971

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout...

13123

£125.00

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