Category: Recent Acquisitions

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PORTRAIT OF A MURDERER

PORTRAIT OF A MURDERER

Meredith, Anne; pseudonym of Lucy Beatrice Malleson [Anthony Gilbert; J. Kilmeny Keith; Lucy Egerton; Sylvia Denys Hooke]

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First cheap edition (or second impression) of the October 1933 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14749

£50.00

THE CHINESE ORANGE MYSTERY

THE CHINESE ORANGE MYSTERY

Queen, Ellery

London: Victor Gollancz. 1935

First cheap edition (or second impression) of the June 1934 first UK printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14748

£50.00

BULL'S EYE

BULL'S EYE

Kennedy, Milward

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First cheap edition (or second impression) of the June 1933 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14747

£65.00

THE GREAT GAME

THE GREAT GAME A Reginald Fortune Detective Story.

Bailey, H. C.

London: Victor Gollancz. 1940

First cheap edition of the February 1939 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original blue cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellen near fine...

14746

£50.00

THE SHADOW ON THE WALL

THE SHADOW ON THE WALL A Reginald Fortune Detective Story.

Bailey, H. C.

London: Victor Gollancz. 1935

First cheap edition (or second impression) of the April 1934 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14744

£85.00

THE BOAT-HOUSE RIDDLE

THE BOAT-HOUSE RIDDLE

Connington, J. J.

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First cheap edition (or second impression) of the April 1931 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A...

14743

£85.00

AN OXFORD TRAGEDY

AN OXFORD TRAGEDY

Masterman, J. C.

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First cheap edition of the May 1933 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine...

14741

£85.00

JOURNEY DOWNSTAIRS

JOURNEY DOWNSTAIRS

Philmore, R.; pseudonym of Herbert Edmund Howard

London: Victor Gollancz. 1935

First cheap edition (or second impression) of the June 1934 first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14740

£85.00

SHIRLEY SANZ

SHIRLEY SANZ

Pritchett, V. S.

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First cheap edition (or remainder issue) of the first edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14739

£180.00

LIMITS AND RENEWALS

LIMITS AND RENEWALS

Kipling, Rudyard

London: Macmillan and Co. 1932

First edition. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Top edge gilt. A better than very good copy, the binding bright, square and firm, the contents...

14738

£75.00

OCTOBER HOUSE

OCTOBER HOUSE

Strahan, Kay

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First cheap edition of the 1931 first UK printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy,...

14736

£50.00

THE CELLAR KEY

THE CELLAR KEY

Welby, T. Earle; [Wine]

London: Victor Gollancz. 1933

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with green titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

14735

£65.00

CHILDREN IN UNIFORM.

CHILDREN IN UNIFORM. A Play In Three Acts.

Winsloe, Christa; adaptation by Barbara Burnham

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First English edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with black titles on a red paper label to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14734

£125.00

MIRACLE AT VERDUN

MIRACLE AT VERDUN

Chlumberg, Hans; translated by Edward Crankshaw

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First English edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with black titles on a red paper label to the spine, in dustwrapper...

14733

£125.00

THE LAUGHING WOMAN.

THE LAUGHING WOMAN. A Play.

Daviot, Gordon; [Josephine Tey]; pseudonym of Elizabeth Mackintosh

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with black titles on a red paper label to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14732

£125.00

FROM STATION TO STATION.

FROM STATION TO STATION. Travels With David Bowie 1973-1976.

MacCormack, Geoff; David Bowie

Guildford: Genesis Publications. 2007

First edition. Deluxe issue. Signed by David Bowie and Geoff MacCormack. Publisher's original full Italian red leather binding, blind stamped titles to the upper panel, all edges...

14731

£2,750.00

CHRISTMAS ANTHOLOGY

CHRISTMAS ANTHOLOGY

White, D. S. compiles; William Shakespeare; Thomas Hardy; Charles Dickens; Christina Rossetti; James Joyce; John Keats; Robert Nichols and others

London: Jason Press. 1948

First edition. Publisher's white paper covered boards with illustration and titles in blue and red. A very good copy, the binding firm although rubbed and a little bumped at the...

14730

£20.00

A PERFECT SPY

A PERFECT SPY

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1986

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth and paper-covered boards with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine, clean and tight...

14728

£30.00

THE SATANIC VERSES

THE SATANIC VERSES

Rushdie, Salman

London: Viking. 1988

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, without previous owner's inscriptions...

14727

£50.00

FAC-SIMILE OF THE BLACK-LETTER PRAYER-BOOK

FAC-SIMILE OF THE BLACK-LETTER PRAYER-BOOK Containing manuscript alterations and additions made in the year 1661, out of which was fairly written the Book of common prayer: subscribed, December 20, A.D. 1661, by the Convocations of Canterbury and York, and annexed to the Act of Uniformity, 13 & 14 Car. II., C. 4, A.D. 1662.

[Prayer Book]; Church Of England

London: Longman and Co. 1871

First edition thus. Contemporary full red morocco by Riviere, decorative borders and corner pieces in gilt to the upper and lower boards, six raised bands, gilt decorated...

14725

£1,250.00

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