Collectable Penguins and other Paperbacks

  1. The Golden Casket: Chinese novellas of two millennia. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 393pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges and spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3905) £6.00

 

  1. Aldington, Richard.: Death of a Hero. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1936. 2nd. impression of the the 1st. Penguin edn. 288pp. Binding slightly cocked. D/w chipped and worn with several closed tears otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4977) £20.00

 

  1. Aldiss, Brian.: The Primal Urge. New York: Ballantine Books, 1961. 1st. P/B edn. 191pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little creased on back panel and slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5375) £5.00

 

  1. Arrian: The Life of Alexander Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958 1st. Penguin edn. 256 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt. Pages somewhat browned as usual. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2632) £6.00

 

  1. Attenborough, David.: Zoo Quest to Madagascar. London: Pan Books, 1964. 1st. P/B edn. 144pp. B/w photos., map. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers just a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5280) £5.00

 

  1. Austen, Jane.: Pride and Prejudice. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1938. 1st. edn. thus. 308pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. Many wood-engravings by Helen Binyon. Penguin Illustrated Classics series no. C1. All pp somewhat tanned. Binding cocked. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5048) £15.00

 

  1. Ballard, J. G.: The Burning World. New York: Berkley Publishing, 1964 1st. P/B edn. 160pp. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4599) £10.00

 

  1. Barker, Pat.: The Eye in the Door. London: Penguin Books, 1994. 1st. P/B edn. (6)280pp. Signed by the author on title page. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5340) £6.00

 

  1. Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre.: Selected Writings on Art and Artists. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 1972. 1st. Penguin edn. 460pp. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with some slight crease marks to front panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4972) £10.00

 

  1. Beckett, Samuel et al.: Our Exagmination Round his Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress London: Faber & Faber, 1972 1st. P/B edn. viii, 194 pp. Includes essays by Beckett, William Carlos Williams, Marcel Brion et al. Card covers showing some light shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2304) £20.00

 

  1. Branch, Pamela: Murder Every Monday Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. All pp very slightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3064) £10.00

 

  1. Braun, Michael.: “Love Me Do!”: the Beatles’ progress. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 1st. edn. 142pp. Numerous b/w photos. Binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a sound copy. (Stock ref 5431) £5.00

 

  1. Burgess, Anthony.: Beard’s Roman Women. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1979. 1st. P/B edn. 125pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly creased on corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5378) £5.00

 

  1. Burgess, Anthony.: The Right to an Answer. London: NEL, 1968. 1st. UK P/B edn. 172pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial catd covers rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5379) £5.00

 

  1. Burroughs, William.: Dead Fingers Talk. London: Tandem Books, 1966. 1 st. UK p/b edn. 224 pp. All pp. rather tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2968) £20.00

 

  1. Burroughs, William.: Junkie. London: New English Library for The Olympia Press, 1966. 1st. UK P/B edn. 160pp. Traveller’s Companion series no. 114. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5374) £8.00

 

  1. Butler, Samuel.: Erewhon. Harmondsworth: Penuin Books, 1936. 2nd. impression of the 1st. Penguin edn. 256pp. All pp. slightly tanned. D/w with several closed tears and a little rubbed on edges. Binding very clean and bright. (Stock ref 4976) £15.00

 

  1. Carpozi Jnr., George.: The Agony of Marilyn Monroe. London: World Distributors, 1962 1st. UK P/B edn. 188pp. B/w photos.. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4955) £15.00

 

  1. Cherry-Garrard, Apsley: The Worst Journey in the World Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1948 1st. Penguin single volume edn. 570pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned around margins. Pictorial card covers with a small tear to spine head. D/w a little rubbed and chipped on edges with some minor loss at spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2954) £7.50

 

  1. Chisholm, Roderick.: Cover of Darkness. London: Odhams Press, 1958. 1st. P/B edn. 192pp. B/w illus. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers somewhat rubbed on edges and corners with some fairly light creasing on front panel. Otherwise, a very good, clean copy. (Stock ref 5279) £10.00

 

  1. Christie, Agatha.: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1948. 1st. Penguin edn. 250pp. plus 4pp publisher’s list. Card covers rather rubbed on edges and corners with some chipping and tearing at spine foot. Otherwise, a sound copy. (Stock ref 4964) £6.00

 

  1. Comber, Leon.: The Strange Cases Of Magistrate Pao: Chinese tales of crime and detection. London: Panther Books, 1970. 1st. UK P/B edn. 112pp. Translated from the Chines and retold by Leon Comber. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers just a trifle dust marked otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5282) £10.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Crime at Guildford Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 252pp pluss 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3051) £10.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Mystery in the Channel Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 222pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3067) £8.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Sir John Magill’s Last Journey Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 255pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges, particularly at the spine and there is some light staining on the front panel. Otherwise, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3069) £15.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: The Cheyne Mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953 1st. Penguin edn. 253pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Small, neat gift inscription to inside of front panel. Card covers slightly rubbed with two small tears to spine tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3071) £7.50

 

  1. De Nerval, Gerard.: Journey to the Orient: an exotic quest for women, hashish and eastern mystery. London: Panther Books, 1973. 1st. UK P/B edn. 283(4)pp. Ownership signature. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on corners otherwise aclean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5429) £6.00

 

  1. Diaz, Bernal: The Conquest of New Spain Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963 1st. Penguin edn. 413 pp. Three maps. Translated and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen. Page edges very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2748) £5.00

 

  1. Dobson, Christopher.: The Human Jungle. London: World Distributors, 1963. 1st. P/B edn. 157pp. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4953) £10.00

 

  1. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.: The Devils. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953. 1st. Penguin edn. 669pp. New translation by David Magarshack. All pp lightly tanned. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges with spine slightly stained and frayed at head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4973) £15.00

 

  1. Eusebius: The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine Harmondsorth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 429 pp. Translated and with an introduction by G. A. Williamson. Pages slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2658) £10.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: Dr. No London: Pan Books, 1960 1st. p/b edn. 189 pp plus 3 pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with a noticeable lean to the spine otherwise a good, sound copy. (Stock ref 1878) £10.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: For Your Eyes Only: five secret occasions in the life of James Bond London: Pan Books, 1962 1st. p/b edn. 191 pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners, particularly spine tail which has a small split otherwise a very good, clean copy. (Stock ref 1879) £20.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: From Russia With Love London: Pan Books, 1959 1st. p/b edn. 207 pp. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges particularly spine tail where there is a small split otherwise a good, sound copy. (Stock ref 1877) £20.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: Live and Let Die: a James Bond adventure London: Pan Books, 1957 1st. p/b edn. (6) 247 pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a slight lean and curl to spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1876) £40.00

 

  1. Fleming, Ian: Moonraker: an adventure of James Bond London: Pan Books, 1956 1st. p/b edn. 185 pp. plus 7 pp publisher’s catalogue. Pictorial card covers just rubbed on edges particularly spine head and tail where there are a couple of small splits. Spine curled slightly. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1875) £100.00

 

  1. Garner, Alan: The Owl Service Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 1st. Penguin edn. 173 pp. Neat ownership name and date to inside front cover. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2842) £4.00

 

  1. Gibson, Walter B.: Houdini’s Escapes: prepared from Houdini’s private notebooks and memoranda. New York, Bantam Books, 1976. 1st. P/B edn. 208pp. Numerous text diagrams. All pp. slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little dust marked and rubbed on edges otherwiae a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5430) £5.00

 

  1. Gill, Eric.: Trousers & the Most Precious Ornament. London: Faber & Faber, 1937. 1st. edn. 22pp. Cover design and illus. by Denis Tegetmeier. Small ownership signature. Paper covers somewhat tanned and rubbed on edges otherwise a good, sound copy. (Stock ref 5088) £30.00

 

  1. Goldoni, Carlo: Four Comedies Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968 1st. Penguin ed. 332 pp. Translated with an introduction by Frederick Davies. The plays are The Venetian Twins, The Artful Widow, Mirandolina and The Superior Residence. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2684) £8.50

 

  1. Gombrowicz, Witold.: Pornografia: a novel. London: Calder & Boyars, 1966. 1st. UK P/B edn. 160pp. Translated from the Polish by Alastair Hamilton. Pictorial card covers slightly dust marked and rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5467) £15.00

 

  1. Gower, John: Confessio Amantis Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Translated into modern English and with an introduction by Terence Miller. Page edges slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on top edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2747) £10.00

 

  1. Hastings, Macdonald.: Cork in Bottle. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957. 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. Ownership signature to half-title. Binding slightly cocked and all pp lightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4965) £6.00

 

  1. Hemingway, Ernest: A Farewell to Arms London: Penguin Books, 1935 1st. Penguin edn. 288 pp. All pp. slightly tanned on margins and edges. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several closed tears and some loss to spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2929) £100.00

 

  1. Hemingway, Ernest.: A Farewell to Arms. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1936. 2nd. impression of 1st. Penguin edn. 288pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly ruubbed at spine head and tail otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4979) £15.00

 

  1. Hemingway, Ernest.: A Farewell to Arms. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1936. 5th. impression of 1st. Penguin edn. 288pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly ruubbed at spine head and tail otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4978) £10.00

 

  1. Hervey, H. E.: Cage-Birds. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1940. 1st. Penguin edn. 155pp plus 5pp publisher’s list. All pp somewhat tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges, darkened on spine and with a small tear in bottom of front hinge. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3763) £7.50

 

  1. Hunter, Ian.: Diary of a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star. St. Albans: Panther Books, 1974. 1st. edn. 159pp. B/w phgotos. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5432) £20.00

 

  1. Huxley, Elspeth.: The African Poison Murders. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1986. 1st. P/B edn. 214pp. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otrherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5096) £6.00

 

  1. Imog, Jo.: The Demon Flower. London: Calder & Boyars, 1972. 1st. UK P/B edn. 220pp. Translated from the German by Catherine Hanf Noren. Pictorial card covers a trifel rubbed otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5466) £20.00

 

  1. Jansson, Tove: Comet in Moominland Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967 1st. Penguin edn. 158 pp. B/w illus. by the author.Translated by Elizabeth Portch. All pp tanned and marked on fore-edge. Pictorial card covers rather creased and somewhat rubbed on edges with a small split at spine tail. A good copy. (Stock ref 2844) £9.00

 

  1. Jansson, Tove: Moominpappa at Sea Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1974 1st. Penguin edn. 208 pp. B/w illus. by the author. Translated by Kingsley Hart. All pp very slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2843) £4.00

 

  1. Jansson, Tove: The Exploits of Moominpappa Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 1st. Penguin edn. 135pp. B/w illus. by the author. Translated by Thomas Warburton. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly discoloured otherwise a very good, sound copy. (Stock ref 2836) £6.00

 

  1. Jesse, F. Tennyson.: A Pin to See the Peepshow. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1952. 1st. Penguin edn. 380pp. All pp. tanned and binding cocked. Card covers rather rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4960) £8.00

 

  1. Keverne, Richard: The Fleet Hall Inheritance Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1939 1st. Penguin edn. 278 pp. plus 9 pp publisher’s list. Ownership signature to half-title. Pages lightly tanned with occasional foxing and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little grubby and showing some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2793) £10.00

 

  1. King, Clive: Stig of the Dump Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 Reprint. 157 pp. B/w illus. by Edward Ardizzone and inscribed by him “Edward Ardizzone.To Penelope”. Light tanning to pp throughout. Pictorial card covers just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2833) £10.00

 

  1. Knight, David.: Case No. 561 Dragnet. London: World Distributors, 1957. 1st. UK P/B edn. 191pp. All pp lightly tanned on edges. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4954) £15.00

 

  1. Lautreamont, Le Comte de (Isidore Ducasse): Maldoror and Poems Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1978 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Translated with an introduction by Paul Knight. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2686) £10.00

 

  1. Leonard, Elmore.: The Moonshine War. London: Tandem, 1970. 1st. UK P/B edn. 192pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little grubby and dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5376) £5.00

 

  1. Lewis, C. S.: The Silver Chair Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 206 pp. B/w illus. by Pauline Baynes. No. six in the “Narnia” series. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a clean bright copy. (Stock ref 2834) £10.00

 

  1. Lewis, C. S.: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 212 pp. B/w illus. by Pauline Baynes. No. five in the “Narnia” series. All pp very slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and sunned on spine. Internally, a clean bright copy. (Stock ref 2835) £4.00

 

  1. Lewis, Wyndham.: The Apes of God. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965. 1st. Penguin edn. 650pp. All pp rather tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with a small stain to back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3781) £15.00

 

  1. Livy: The War with Hannibal Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 688 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt, edited and introduced by Betty Radice. The text comprises books XXI to XXX of The History of Rome from its Foundation. Pages edges rather browned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on corners and slightly creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2685) £10.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1969. 1st. Penguin edn. 329pp. b/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly faded on spine and rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5367) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle in the Moon. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 169pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5365) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Caravan. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 19868. 1st. Penguin edn. 235pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5364) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Garden. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 221pp. B/e illus. by the author. Pictorial card covers slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5366) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Post Office Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1967 1st. Penguin edn. 265pp. B/w illus. by author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on both panels otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5362) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Return. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1969. 1st. Penguin edn. 166pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5368) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Zoo. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 229pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and faded on the spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5363) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 269pp. B/w illus. b y the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5361) £5.00

 

  1. Logan, Max.: Hellcat. London: R. S. Gray Publications, nd (c1950). 1st. UK edn. 132pp. All pp lightly tanned. Paper covers rather dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4995) £40.00

 

  1. Lovecraft, H. P.: The Lurking Fear and other stories. London: Panther Books, 1970. Reprint. 208pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges othertwisea clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5377) £6.00

 

  1. Mankowitz, Wolf.: Make me an Offer. London: Mayflower-Dell, 1966. 1st. P/B edn. 112pp. Allpp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5281) £5.00

 

  1. Maron, Monika.: Flight of the Ashes. London: Readers International, 1986. 1st. UK edn. (4)188pp. Translated frrom the German by David Newton Marinelli. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed and creased on front panel otherwose a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3950) £10.00

 

  1. Mason, A. E. W.: The House in Lordship Lane. London: Pan Books, 1953. 1st. P/B edn. 254pp. all pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy (Stock ref 5116) £10.00

 

  1. Maurois, Andre.: Ariel: a Shelley romance Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1935. 1st. P/B edn. 252pp. Penguin no.1. Lacks half-title. All pp slightly tanned. D/w chipped nd worn on edges with some fairly minor loss at spine head. (Stock ref 5064) £35.00

 

  1. Mayne, William: The Twelve Dancers Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964 1st. Penguin edn. 140 pp. Text illus. by Lynton Lamb. All pp a little tanned. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2841) £4.00

 

  1. Montalban, Manuel Vazquez.: The Angst-Ridden Executive. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1990. 1st. UK P/B edn. 229pp plus 5pp publishers’s list. Translated from the Spanish by Ed Emery. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5097) £7.50

 

  1. Musil, Robert.: The Man Without Qualities. London: Pan Books, 1979. 1st. Picador edns. Threee vols.: xxxiv,365pp, vii,454pp andxii, 445pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Bindings of vols I and II slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and vol I is creased on spine but, overall, a clean, sound set. (Stock ref 4967) £25.00

 

  1. Niven, Larry.: All the Myriad Ways. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971. 1st. P/B edn. (10)182pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4600) £10.00

 

  1. Perez Galdos, Benito: Fortunata and Jacinta: two stories of married women Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1973 1st. Penguin edn. 1069 pp. Translated with an introduction by Lester Clark. Pages edges slightly browned, pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a light crease to spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2755) £10.00

 

  1. Potter, Dennis.: The Nigel Barton Plays. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. edn. 126pp. Two plays for television. All pp somewhat tanned. Card covers a little tanned and slightly rubbed on edges with a small pice missing from top corner of back panel and a short tear in top of back hinge. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5465) £7.50

 

  1. Queen, Ellery.: The Door Between. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958. 1st. Penguin edn. 208pp. All pp slightly tanned, binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and tanned on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4971) £5.00

 

  1. Revere, Jeanette.: Plaything of Passion. Hanley: The Archer Press, 1950. 1st. UK edn. 128pp. All pp tanned.Pictorial paper covers a little creased and rubbed with spine held by archival tape. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4997) £25.00

 

  1. Ross, Gene.: You’re Dead, my Lovely. Hanley: The Archer Press, 1950. 1st. UK edn. 128pp. All pp tanned. Pictorial paper covers chipped and worn with some loss to both panels, spine held with archival tape. Otherwise, a sound copy. (Stock ref 4996) £40.00

 

  1. Sargant, William.: Battle for the Mind: the mechanics of indoctrination, brainwashing and thought control. London: Pan Books, 1959. 1st. P/B edn. 218(6)pp. B/w photos.all pp. somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5256) £5.00

 

  1. Simenon, Georges: Maigret on Holiday Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 158pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers just showing some minimal rubbing on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3073) £10.00

 

  1. Simenon, Georges: The Sailor’s Rendez-Vous: a Maigret mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 127pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3074) £10.00

 

  1. Sommerfield, John.: May Day. London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1984. New edn. 242pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5460) £12.00

 

  1. Tey, Josephine.: The Daughter of Time. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 189pp, All pp tanned and binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good , sound copy. (Stock ref 4959) £5.00

 

  1. Tomalin, Claire.: Katherine Mansfield, a Secret Life. London: Penguin Books, 1988. 1st. P/B edn. (8)292pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. B/w illus. Inscribed by the author on title page. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers just a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5341) £25.00

 

  1. Trout, Kilgore.: Venus on the Half-Shell. London: Granada Publishing, 1982. 1st. UK P/B edn. 207pp. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on the spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5045) £6.00

 

  1. Upfield, Arthur W.: Murder Down Under Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1951 1st. Penguin edn. 254pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a tiny piece missing from spine tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3075) £15.00

 

  1. Vian, Boris: Froth on the Daydream Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 188pp. Translated from the French by Stanley Chapman. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3032) £25.00

 

  1. Walker, Alice.: In Search of our Mothers’ Gardens: womanist prose. London: The Women’s Press, 1987 Reprint. xviii, 397pp. Signed by the author on title page. pictorial card covers creased on front panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5342) £6.00

 

  1. Warner, Sylvia Townsend.: One Thing Leading to Another. London: The Women’s Press, 1985. 1st. P/B edn. (8)199pp. Pictorial card coversslightly crased on spine and with a little rubbing on edges. (Stock ref 5103) £15.00

 

  1. Westlake, Donald E.: Pity Him Afterwards. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 1st. Penguin edn. 185pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4961) £15.00

 

  1. Wharton, Edith.: The Age of Innocence. Londin: Virago Press, 1988. 1st. Virago edn. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4966) £7.50