Category: Recent Acquisitions

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MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

Tutuola, Amos

New York: Grove Press. 1954

First US edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles and blocking to the spine, in the Roy Kuhlman designed dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy,...

14131

£30.00

THE TAKEOVER

THE TAKEOVER

Spark, Muriel

London: Macmillan. 1981

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and out and...

14130

£18.00

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON And Other Poems

Campbell, David

Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1978

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent better than very good copy, the...

14129

£25.00

FREDDY'S BOOK

FREDDY'S BOOK

Gardner, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1980

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

14126

£25.00

STARING AT THE SUN

STARING AT THE SUN

Barnes, Julian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1986

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy in the fine original dustwrapper. Not...

14125

£25.00

THE RAIN FOREST

THE RAIN FOREST

Manning, Olivia

London: William Heinemann. 1974

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

14124

£25.00

THE LEVANT TRILOGY:

THE LEVANT TRILOGY: The Danger Tree; The Battle Lost and Won; The Sum of Things.

Manning, Olivia

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1977

First editions, first printings. Three volumes. Publisher's original cloth in dustwrappers. A lovely fine set, the bindings square and firm, the contents clean throughout and...

14123

£100.00

THE SCALE OF SILENCE

THE SCALE OF SILENCE

Fixel, Lawrence

Santa Cruz: Kayak Books. 1970

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original card covers with titles in dark brown to the upper cover and spine. With full page illustrations...

14122

£15.00

EARTHLY, Sonnets For Carlos

EARTHLY, Sonnets For Carlos

Wedde, Ian

Akaroa: Amphedesma Press. 1975

First edition, first printing. Original grey printed card covers with illustration by Joanna Paul. A very good or better copy with only light rubbing to the extremities. The...

14121

£20.00

VIRGINIA WOOLF.

VIRGINIA WOOLF. The Rede Lecture 1941

Forster, E. M.

Cambridge: At the University Press. 1942

First edition, first printing. Publisher's beige card covers with titles in purple to the upper cover. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and firm with a small closed...

14120

£25.00

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson); illustrated by Mervyn Peake

Stockholm / London: Zephyr Books, Continental Book Co. 1954

First Mervyn Peake edition. Original grey pictorial card covers printed in blue and red, laid onto boards and with a blue cloth spine with titles in gilt. Illustrated with full...

14119

£125.00

LOITERING WITH INTENT

LOITERING WITH INTENT

Spark, Muriel

London: Macmillan. 1981

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

14117

£25.00

A GOD AND HIS GIFTS

A GOD AND HIS GIFTS

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1963

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

14114

£25.00

MOTHER AND SON

MOTHER AND SON

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1955

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

14113

£30.00

A HERITAGE AND ITS HISTORY

A HERITAGE AND ITS HISTORY

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1959

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

14112

£25.00

THE MIGHTY AND THEIR FALL

THE MIGHTY AND THEIR FALL

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1961

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

14111

£25.00

IDEAS AND PLACES

IDEAS AND PLACES

Connolly, Cyril

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1953

First edition in book form, first printing. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and...

14110

£25.00

PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS:

PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS: Selected Writings of A Decade. [Includes the first hardcover edition of Bond Strikes Camp].

Connolly, Cyril; [Ian Fleming]

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1963

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

14109

£30.00

THE HIRELING

THE HIRELING

Hartley, L. P.

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1957

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark green cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and out...

14108

£35.00

AFTER JULIUS

AFTER JULIUS

Howard, Elizabeth Jane

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original reddish brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Jan Pienkowski illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and...

14106

£25.00

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