Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE ORCHARD KEEPER

THE ORCHARD KEEPER

McCarthy, Cormac

New York: Random House. 1965

First edition, first printing.. Publisher's original brown boards and green cloth spine with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near...

15504

£2,500.00

THE COMFORTERS

THE COMFORTERS

Spark, Muriel

London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1957

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding clean and firm with a...

15503

£1,500.00

THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE

THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE

Spark, Muriel

London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1963

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Victor Reinganum illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine...

15502

£2,000.00

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

Thomas, Dylan

Connecticut: New Directions 1954

First separate edition. Publisher's original paper covered boards with titles in red and black to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the...

15501

£75.00

SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE

SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE

Biggers, Earl Derr; illustrated by Frank Snapp

New York: Bobbs-Merrill. 1913

First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in the original pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated with a tissue guarded...

15499

£2,500.00

THE SMILER WITH THE KNIFE

THE SMILER WITH THE KNIFE

Blake, Nicholas [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club 1939

Second impression of the 1939 first edition. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean and bright and the binding square...

15497

£40.00

CRUSADER CASTLES

CRUSADER CASTLES

Lawrence, T. E.; introduction and notes by Denys Pringle

Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1988

A new edition, with introduction and notes by Denys Pringle. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and...

15495

£75.00

SOME HOPE

SOME HOPE

St. Aubyn, Edward

London: William Heinemann. 1994

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's turquoise cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding...

15493

£550.00

THE GUNS OF NAVARONE

THE GUNS OF NAVARONE

MacLean, Alistair

London: Collins. 1957

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

15489

£75.00

MURDER BY THE BOOK.

MURDER BY THE BOOK. A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

New York: The Viking Press. 1951

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original yellow cloth with red titles to the upper board and spine, in the Bill English designed dustwrapper. Red top-stain. An...

15486

£95.00

PRISONER'S BASE.

PRISONER'S BASE. A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

London: The Viking Press. 1952

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in the Bill English designed dustwrapper. Dark green top-stain. A superb fine...

15484

£125.00

DEATH OF A DOXY.

DEATH OF A DOXY. A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

New York: The Viking Press. 1966

First edition, first printing. Original yellow boards with dark blue titles to the light blue cloth spine, in the Bill English designed dustwrapper. Green top-stain. A superb fine...

15483

£65.00

TOO MANY WOMEN.

TOO MANY WOMEN. A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

New York: The Viking Press. 1947

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with titles in dark green to the upper board and spine, in the Robert Hallock illustrated dustwrapper. Green top-stain. An...

15480

£185.00

THE FATHER HUNT

THE FATHER HUNT A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

New York: The Viking Press. 1968

First edition, first printing. Original red and black cloth with white titles to the spine, in the Mel Williamson designed dustwrapper. Dark blue top-stain. A superb fine copy,...

15479

£95.00

CORK AND THE SERPENT

CORK AND THE SERPENT

Hastings, Macdonald

London: Michael Joseph. 1955

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Wildsmith illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and...

15476

£55.00

CORK IN THE DOGHOUSE

CORK IN THE DOGHOUSE

Hastings, Macdonald

London: Michael Joseph. 1957

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the John Hanna illustrated dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding...

15475

£55.00

EIGHT MURDERS IN THE SUBURBS

EIGHT MURDERS IN THE SUBURBS

Vickers, Roy; [pseudonym of William Edward Vickers]

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1954

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

15474

£40.00

THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES

THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES

Chesterton, G. K.

London: George Bell and Sons. 1905

First edition, first printing. Colonial issue. Publisher's original red cloth with titles in blind to the upper panel and in gilt to the spine. With 32 Illustrations by the...

15471

£150.00

POISON IVY

POISON IVY

Cheyney, Peter

London: Collins. 1937

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in the Pisani illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding bright, square...

15470

£325.00

HEAD OF A TRAVELLER

HEAD OF A TRAVELLER

Blake, Nicholas [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1949

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine, square and firm copy, the contents clean...

15468

£100.00

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