Modern Firsts and Fiction

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

2. Aldington, Richard.: Roads to Glory. London: Imperial War Museum, 1992. No. 90 of a New edn. of 300 copies. xxxii,278pp. Arts and Literature Series No. 7 with an introduction by David Wilkinson. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5777) £20.00

3. Aldiss, Brian W.: A Rude Awakening. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1978. 1st. edn. 206pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges with three closed tears and some minor loss to back panel. Otherwise, a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4983) £10.00

4. Andrzeyevski, George.: The Gates of Paradise. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1962. 1st. UK edn. 158pp. Translated from the Polish by James Kirkup. D/w dust marked and slightly rubbed on edges and corners with some slight fraying at spine head and tail. Otherwise, a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6828) £100.00

5. Atwood, Margaret..: Oryx and Crake. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2003. 1st. edn. (12)378pp. All pp lightly tanned. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6851) £15.00

6. Banks, Lynne Reid.: An End to Running. London: Chatto & Windus, 1962. 1st. edn. (8)303pp. Binding slightly cocked. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners with some minor loss at spine head otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5000) £8.00

7. Barker, Pat.: The Century’s Daughter. London: Virago Press, 1986. 1st. P/B edn. (4)284pp. The author’s third novel. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6408) £10.00

8. Beckett, Samuel.: No’s Knife: collected shorter prose 1945-1966. London: Calder and Boyars, 1967. 1st. edn. 168pp. Some patchy tanning to endpapers, half-title and last page of text. Dust marked d/w tanned on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5792) £45.00

9. Bennett, Arnold.: Elsie and the Child. London: Cassell & Co., 1929. No. 228 of an edn. of 750. (8)86pp. Cold. plates By E. McNight Kauffer. Cream cloth boards slightly dust marked in slipcase which shows just a little shelf wear. A very good, bright copy.  (Stock ref 3650) £120.00

10. Bennett, Arnold.: The Old Wives’ Tale. Harmonsdsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 584pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly tanned otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6419) £7.50

11. Boissiere, Ralph de.: Crown Jewel. London: Pan Books, 1981. 1st. UK P/B edn. (4)361pp. Signed by the author. Pictorial card covers a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6924) £15.00

12. Brahms, Caryl.: Stroganov in Company: collected stories. London: Robson Books, 1980. 1st. edn. 288pp. Inscribed by the author. D/w a little rubbed on edges and with a closed tear in the fold of front fold-in otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5101) £20.00

13. Buck, Pearl S.: The Living Reed London: Pan Books, 1966. 1st. UK P/B edn. 399pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6856) £8.00

14. Burroughs, Edgar Rice.: Tarzan the Magnificent. Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1939 1st. edn. 318pp. B/w frontis. Grey cloth with blue lettering a trifle rubbed on edges , stained on spine and with a small puncture whole in front board. Otherwise, a clean. sound copy.  (Stock ref 5145) £10.00

15. 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

16. Byatt, A. S.: The Biographer’s Tale. London: Chatto & Windus, 2000. 1st. edn. (6)265pp. D/w slightly rubbed on bottom edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4708) £5.00

17. Byatt, A. S.: The Children’s Book. London: Chatto & Windus, 2009. 7th. impression. (6)617pp. Signed by the author on title page. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6915) £15.00

18. Caldwell, Erskine.: Gretta. London: Pan Books, 1959. 1st. UK P/B edn. 156pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6409) £5.00

19. Cohen, Marvin.: The Self-Devoted Friend. London: Rapp & Carroll, 1967. 1st. UK edn. 150pp. Inscribed by the author to verso of half-title. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4195) £25.00

20. Colette.: Claudine at School. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1963. 1st. Penguin edn. 271pp. Translated from the French by Antonia White. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little dust marked and rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6813) £6.00

21. Coover, Robert.: Spanking the Maid. London: Heinemann, 1987. 1st. UK edn.102pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6816) £10.00

22. Cornwell, Bernard.: Battle Flag. London: HarperCollins, 1995. 1st. edn. (8)354pp. The third Nathaniel Starbuck story. All pp lightly tanned otherwise a fine copy in the d/w.  (Stock ref 6045) £8.00

23. Cornwell, Bernard.: Copperhead. London: HarperCollins, 1994. 1st. edn. (8)375pp. The second Nathaniel Starbuck novel. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6044) £10.00

24. Cornwell, Bernard.: Rebel London: HarperCollins, 1993. 3rd. impression. (6)308pp. The first in the Nathaniel Starbuck series. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6043) £5.00

25. Cornwell, Patricia D.: The Body Farm. London: Little, Brown & Co., 1994. 1st. edn. (10)324pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3416) £10.00

26. Cornwell, Patricia Daniels: Postmortem London: Macdonald, 1990 1st UK edn. 293 pp. The first in the crime series featuring Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Binding has a slight lean and d/w is a trifle rubbed on corners and spine head and tail but, otherwise, a very good copy.  (Stock ref 2020) £60.00

27. De Mandiargues, Andre Pieyre.: The Girl Beneath the Lions. London: John Calder, 1963. 1st.Uk p/b edn. 112pp. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed and dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 3949) £8.00

28. Deighton, Len.: SS-GB: Nazi-occupied Britain 1941. London: Jonathan Cape, 1978. 1st. edn. 350pp. D/w slightly tanned and with some light creasing at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4969) £20.00

29. Doblin, Alfred.: The Three Leaps of Wang Lun Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1991. 1st. edn. in English. xxxi, 419pp. Translated from the German and with an introduction by C. D. Godwin. D/w very slightly rubbed along top edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4773) £15.00

30. Durrell, Lawrence.: Clea. London: Faber and Faber, 1960. 1st. edn. 287pp. The final volume of the “Alexandria Quartet”. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4365) £50.00

31. Durrell, Lawrence.: Mountolive. London: Faber and Faber, 1958. 1st. edn. 320pp. The third title in the “Alexandria Quartet”. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4364) £30.00

32. Ellis, Alice Thomas.: Home Life. London: Duckworth, 1986. 1st. edn. 152pp. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6556) £8.00

33. Fischer, Wolfgang Georg.: Ineriors: a novel set in Vienna 1910-1938. London: Peter Owen, 1971. 1st. edn. 190pp. Tramnslated from the German by Inge Goodwin in collaboration with the author. Inscribed by the author on half-title. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6808) £25.00

34. Fleming, Ian.: The Spy Who Loved Me. London: Pan Books, 1967. 1st. P/B edn. 172pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. Binding very slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers slightly dust marked otherwise a bright, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6857) £5.00

35. Forester, C. S.: Two-and-Twenty London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1931 cab11st. edn. Some light foxing to prelims and foredge. Blue cloth boards faded at spine head and tail and witha slight lean. D/w with several small, closed tears and slight chipping to corners and spine head where there is some very minor loss. Overall, a very good copy.  (Stock ref 1943) £500.00

36. Francis, Dick: Odds Against London: Michael Joseph, 1965 1st. edn. 256 pp. Binding with a very slight lean. D/w with three tiny tears at spine head and tail otherwise a near fine copy.  (Stock ref 1947) £40.00

37. Gardner, John.: The Liquidator. London: Corgi Books, 1965. 1st. P/B edn. 174pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers a trifl;e rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6858) £5.00

38. Golding, William: Close Quarters London: Faber & Faber, 1987 1st. edn. (4) 281 pp. The second book in the “Rites of Passage” trilogy. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5602) £6.50

39. Golding, William.: Fire Down Below. London: Faber & Faber, 1989. 1st. edn. 313pp. The third volume in the “Rites of Passage” trilogy. All pp. somewhat tanned. D/w very slightly dust marked otherwise  a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4935) £6.00

40. Golding, William.: Lord of the Flies. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1960. 1st. Penguin edn. 192pp. All pp lightly tanned. Binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers lightly creased on spine, slightly rubbed on corners and with some dust marking otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5124) £90.00

41. Golding, William.: The Spire. London: Faber & Faber, 1964. 1st. edn. 223pp. Some light spotting to top edge of text block and binding very slightly cocked otherwise a very sound copy in a clean and bright d/w.  (Stock ref 4428) £40.00

42. 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

43. Graham, Winston.: The Twisted Sword. London: Chapman’s, 1990. 1st. edn. 510pp. Signed and dated by the author on a label attached to the title-page. D/w slightly rubbed along bottom edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6566) £30.00

44. Hamsun, Knud.: Wayfarers. London: Souvenir Press, 1980. 1st. UK edn. (4)460pp. Translated from the Norwegian by James McFarlane. D/w very slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4980) £50.00

45. Harling, Robert.: The Endless Colonnade. London: Pan Books, 1958. 1st. P/B edn. 234pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp rather tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and creased in top corner of front panel. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5880) £5.00

46. 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

47. 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

48. Hemingway, Ernest.: Islands in the Stream. London: Collins, 1970. 1st. edn. 398pp. D/w faded on soine and rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4372) £5.00

49. Herbert, James.: Sepulchre. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1987. 1st. edn. 316pp. All pp tanned and binding very slightly cocked otherwise a fine copy in a similar d/w.  (Stock ref 3618) £5.00

50. Herbert, James.: The Secret of Crickley Hall. London: Macmillan, 2006. 1st. edn. 600pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3619) £5.00

51. Hesse, Hermann.: The Glass Bead Game. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972. 1st. Penguin edn. 519pp. All pp rather tanned. Pictorial card covers a little grubby and slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a sound copy.  (Stock ref 5864) £5.00

52. Highsmith, Patricia.: Found in the Street. London: Heinemann, 1986. 1st. edn. 277pp. All pp somewhat tanned. D/w, a very good copy.  (Stock ref 4947) £6.00

53. Hill, Susan.: Mrs. de Winter. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993. 1st. edn. (4)374pp. Signed and dated by author to title page. All pp lightly tanned. D/w very slightly rubbed at spine head otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5006) £12.00

54. Hudspeth, E. B.: The Resurrectionist: the lost work of Dr. Spencer Black. Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2013. 7th. impression. 191pp. Numerous monochrome illus. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6486) £10.00

55. Huxley, Aldous:: Those Barren Leaves. London, Chatto & Windus, 1925. 1st. edn. 380 pp. Brown cloth very slightly rubbed on extremities else a nice, clean copy.  (Stock ref 3204) £15.00

56. 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

57. Isherwood, Christopher.: A Meeting by the River. London: Methuen, 1967. 1st. edn. 160pp. D/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 3639) £5.00

58. Ishiguro, Kazuo: An Artist of the Floating World London: Faber & Faber, 1986 1st. edn. 206 pp. The first issue printed by Butler & Tanner Ltd. D/w just showing a tiny bit of creasing at spine head otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1949) £90.00

59. Jacobs, W.W.:: At Sunwich Port. London: George Newnes, 1902. 1st. edn. viii, 292 pp. plus 4 pp. adverts. 16 b/w illus. by Will Owen. Inscribed by the author  ” To Mrs.W.W.Owen, these pictures by her husband and words by W.W.Jacobs May 1902″. Dec. cloth bds., slightly rubbed on extremities else a very good, bright copy.  (Stock ref 3206) £45.00

60. Jacobs, W.W.:: Night Watches. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1914. 1st. edn. vi, 247 pp. Illus. by Stanley Davis in black,white and sepia. Inscribed by the author “To W.W.Owen with all regards W.W.Jacobs Oct.1914”. Pictorial cloth bds. somewhat grubby and slightly rubbed on extremities else a very good copy.  (Stock ref 3208) £40.00

61. James, P. D.: A Taste for Death. London: Faber & Faber, 1986. 1st. edn. 454pp. All pp rather tanned. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6733) £10.00

62. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles in the Terai London: Brockhampton Press, 1966 1st edn. 176 pp. D/w just showing a little rubbing to spine head otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6703) £200.00

63. Joyce, James.: Finnegan’s Wake. London: Faber & Faber, 1939. 1st. edn. (4)628pp. pp untrimmed. Lacks d/w. Dark red cloth boards rather rubbed on bottom edges and spine tail  and slightly bumped on top corners. Gilt spine lettering dull and front inner hinge weak. A fair copy only.  (Stock ref 5999) £200.00

64. Joyce, James.: Ulysses: a reader’s edition. London: Picador, 1997. Revised edn. lxxxiv, 739pp. All pp lightly tanned particul;arly on edges. D/w with one tiny nick at spine head otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4941) £15.00

65. Kundera, Milan.: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting. London: Faber and Faber, 1982. 1st. UK edn. (8)228pp. Translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5793) £35.00

66. Kurkov, Andrey.: The Case of the General’s Thumb. London: The Harvill Press, 2003. 1st. P/B edn. (6)184pp. Signed by the author on title page. Pictorial card covers showing minimal shelf wear otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3584) £7.50

67. La Farge, Oliver.: Sparks Fly Upward. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1931. 1st. edn. (6)322pp. Red cloth boards with black lettering, spotted and dulled with bumped corners but, internally, clean and sound.  (Stock ref 6835) £15.00

68. Le Carre, John.: The Little Drummer Girl. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1983. 1st. edn. (8)430pp. All pp lightly tanned. D/w slightly faded on spine with a couple of tiny nicks in top edge of back panel otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 6738) £15.00

69. Le Queux, William.: The Mystery of the Green Ray. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. 2nd. edn. viii, 244pp. Ownership signature to first contents page. Pictorial blue cloth boards rather dull and slightly rubbed on edges, corners bumped. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5611) £20.00

70. Le Queux, William.: The Valley of the Shadow. London: Methuen & Co., 1905. 1st. edn. viii, 307pp plus 40pp publisher’s list. Ownership signature to half-title. Binding slightly cocked. Red cloth boards with gilt decoration rather dull on spine and stained on front, bottom corners bumped. Internally, clean and sound.  (Stock ref 5612) £20.00

71. Lewis, D. B. Wyndham (ed.): The Nonsensibus. London: Methuen & Co., 1936. 1st. edn.  xxiv, 428pp. Contains piecesby Hilaire Belloc, Dorothy Parker, P. G. Wodehouse, the editor et al. D/w chipped and worn on edges, tanned and stained on spine with some loss at spine head and the adjacent section of the front panel. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5675) £20.00

72. 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

73. Lindop, Audrey Erskine.: The Way to the Lantern. London: Fontana Books, 1963. 1st. P/B edn. 382pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. Ownership signature to ffep. Pictorial card covers creased on spine and slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6859) £5.00

74. Llosa, Mario Vargas: Harsh Times. London: Faber & Faber, 2021. 1st. UK edn. (10)280(3)pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6825) £7.50

75. Lodge, David.: A Man of Parts. London: Harvill Secker, 2011. 1st. edn. (10)565pp. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w, a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6916) £9.00

76. Mallowan, Agatha Christie: Star Over Bethlehem and other stories. London: Collins, 1965. 1st. edn. 79pp. Decorations by Elsie Wrigley. Neat gift inscription to ffep. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 6201) £10.00

77. Mann, Thomas.: Joseph the Provider. London: Secker & Warburg, 1945. 1st. UK edn. 447pp. The concluding volume of the Joseph and his Brothers tetralogy. D/w somewhat tanned, particularly on spine, slightly rubbed on edges and corners and los fairly minor loss at spine head. A clean, sound copy oyherwise.  (Stock ref 6811) £7.50

78. 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 otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 3950) £10.00

79. Marquez, Gabriel Garcia.: Leaf Storm and Other Stories. London: Jonathan Cape, 1972. 1st. UK edn. (10)146pp. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges and corners with two tiny, closed tears in top edge of front panel. A very good copy.  (Stock ref 6829) £50.00

80. McDermid, Val.: Killing the Shadows. London: HarperCollins, 2000. 1st. edn. (8)423pp. Signed by the author. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3488) £10.00

81. McDermid, Val:: Kick Back. London: Victor Gollancz, 1993. 1st. edn. 211 pp. The second Kate Brannigan title. Very slightly marked on the bottom edge of the front bd. else a fine copy in d/w.  (Stock ref 3209) £25.00

82. McEwan, Ian.: Atonement. London: Jonathan Cape, 2001. 1st. edn. (8)372pp. Bottom edges of both boards with a small dent in middle and d/w just showing a little edge wear  otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5691) £6.00

83. McEwan, Ian.: Machines Like Me: and people like you. London: Jonathan Cape, 2019. 1st. edn. (8)306pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6826) £6.00

84. McEwan, Ian.: On Chesil Beach. London: Jonathan Cape, 2007. 1st. edn. (6)166pp. D/w very slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3977) £5.00

85. McEwan, Ian.: Sweet Tooth. London: Jonathan Cape, 2012. 1st. edn. (8)323pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5007) £6.00

86. Miller, Henry.: Black Spring. London: Panther Books, 1974. 1st. UK P/B edn. 206pp. All pp. somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers just a little rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5778) £7.50

87. Milne, A.A.:: Toad of Toad Hall London: Methuen, 1929 1st. edn. xv, 167 pp., 8 pp. adverts. t.e.g. D/w a trifle grubby and somewhat rubbed and frayed on extremities and with small tears in front and back panels otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6109) £60.00

88. Moore, Brian.: The Statement. London: Bloomsbury, 1995. 1st. edn. (6)217pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4074) £4.00

89. Mosse, Kate.: The Taxidermist’s Daughter. London: Orion Publishing Group, 2014. 1st. edn. (12)409pp. Map. Signed by the author on title page. Dw, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5343) £25.00

90. Mottram, R. H.: The Spanish Farm Trilogy Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1979. 1st. Penguin edn. 542pp. All pp lightly tanned.Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5863) £10.00

91. Murdoch, Iris.: The Green Knight. London: Chatto & Windus, 1993. 1st. edn. (8)472pp. D/w with two tiny tears in bottom edge of front panel otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3867) £5.00

92. 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

93. Newby, P. H.: Mariner Dances. London: Jonathan Cape, 1948. 1st. edn. 223pp. Binding slightly cocked. Price-clipped d/w a trifle rubbed on edges and very slightly faded on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6930) £10.00

94. O’Donnell, Peter.: I, Lucifer. London: Pan Books, 1969. 1st. P/B edn. 287pp. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners and creased on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6862) £10.00

95. O’Donnell, Peter.: Sabre-Tooth. London: Pan Books, 1967. 1st. P/B edn. 284pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on corners and edges and creased on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6861) £5.00

96. O’Donnell, Peter.: The Impossible Virgin London: Pan Books, 1973. 1st. P/B edn. 268pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on corners and creased on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6860) £5.00

97. Oates, Joyce Carol.: The Falls. London: Fourth Estate, 2004. 1st. UK edn. xiv, 481pp. Edges of text block very slightly tanned and bottom corners of boards slightly bumped otherwise a near fine copy in similar state d/w.  (Stock ref 3398) £9.00

98. Orwell, George.: Coming up for Air. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1962. 1st. Penguin edn. 232pp plus 8pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a bright, clean copy.  (Stock ref 6854) £5.00

99. Parker, Robert B.: A Catskill Eagle. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1987. Reprint. 312pp. Signed by the author. Pictorial card covers a little creased on front panel otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6928) £15.00

100. Peters, Ellis.: The Heretic’s Apprentice. London: Headline, 1989. 1st. edn. (6)279pp. The sixteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael. All pp slightly tanned. Binding slightly cocked. D/w slightly rubbed  on edges. A very good copy.  (Stock ref 6420) £5.00

101. Pope, Dudley.: Ramage and the Guillotine. London: The Alson Press/Secker & Warburg, 1975. 1st. edn. (6)286pp. Ownership signature to ffep. All pp lightly tanned, binding very slightly cocked. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 3406) £10.00

102. Pope, Dudley.: Ramage’s Diamond. London: The Alison Press/Secker & Warburg, 1976. 1st. edn. (8)305pp. Map. Binding somewhat cocked. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 3800) £6.50

103. Pope, Dudley.: Ramage’s Mutiny. London: The Alison Press/Secker & Warburg, 1977. 1st. edn. (8)232pp. Map. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges and with spine slightly faded otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 3405) £5.00

104. Pope, Dudley.: Ramage’s Prize. London: The Alison Press/Secker & Warburg, 1974. 1st. edn. (8)344pp.Map, Dinding slightly cocked. D//w  rubbed on edges and corners and slightly faded on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 3407) £7.50

105. Powell, Anthony: Agents and Patients London: Duckworth, 1936 1st. edn. 272 pp plus 3 pp publisher’s adverts. The binding has a slight lean and there is spotting to the top of the text block. D/w is dust marked and has a small nick in the fold between the spine head and front panel. Overall, a very good copy of the author’s fourth novel.  (Stock ref 2408) £4000.00

106. Powys, John Cowper.: Wood and Stone. London: William Heinemann, 1915. 1st. edn. xiv, 722pp. All pp lightly tanned. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling slightly bumped on corners and with a crease in front panel. There is a small split in the spine head and a larger one at the bottom of the back panel hinge otherwise this is a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 3221) £95.00

107. Purdy, James.: Jeremy’s Version. London: Jonathan Cape, 1971. 1st. UK edn. 308pp. Ink mark on fore-edge. D/w a lille rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6863) £10.00

108. Rankin, Ian.: Rebus: the early years. London: Orion Books, 1999. 1st. edn. (8)598pp.  An omnibus edn containing Knots & Crosses, Hide &  Seek and Tooth & Nail. Signed by the author on title page. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6812) £20.00

109. Raven, Simon.: An Inch of Fortune. London: Blond & Briggs, 1980. 1st. edn. 176pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6573) £7.00

110. Raven, Simon.: Before the Cock Crow. London: Muller, Blond & White, 1986. 1st. edn. 274pp The third volume of The first Born of Egypt saga. Binding very slightly cocked and d/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6541) £6.00

111. Raven, Simon.: Blood of my Bone. London: Frederick Muller, 1989. 1st. edn. 197pp. The fifth volume in The First Born of Egypt saga. D/w slightly damp stained along bottom edge otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6543) £6.00

112. Raven, Simon.: Morning Star. London: Blond & Briggs, 1984. 1st. edn. 264pp. All pp lightly tanned. The first volume in The First Born of Egypt saga.  D/w somewhat faded on spine and slightly rubbed on top edg otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6539) £9.00

113. Raven, Simon.: New Seed for Old. London: Frederick Muller, 1988. 1st. edn. 188pp. The fourth volume in The First Born of Egypt saga. D/w slightly damp stainewd along bottom edge otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6542) £10.00

114. Raven, Simon.: September Castle: a tale of love. London: Blond & Briggs, 1983. 1st. edn. 261pp. All pp rather tanned. Price-clipped d/w rather patchily faded otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6571) £6.00

115. Raven, Simon.: The Face of Waters. London: Blond, 1985. 1st. edn. 250pp. The second volume of the First Born of Egypt  saga. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6540) £6.50

116. Raven, Simon.: The Roses of Picardie. London: Blond & Briggs, 1980. 1st. edn. 350pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6574) £7.00

117. Raven, Simon.: The Troubadour. London: Hiutchinson, 1992. 1st. edn. 193pp. The seventh and last volume in The First Born of Egypt saga. All pp lightly tanned. D/w faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 6544) £20.00

118. Reed, Jeremy.: Chasing Black Rainbows: a novel about Antonin Artaud. London: Peter Owen, 1994. 1st. edn. 184pp. Laminated Pictorial card covers a trifle dust maked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6881) £8.00

119. Rhys, Jean.: Voyage in the Dark. London: Andre Deutsch, 1967. New edn. of a work first published in 1934. 188pp. D/w with small, closed tear in top edge of front panel otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6809) £30.00

120. Ross, Leonard Q.: The Education of Hyman Kaplan. London: Constable & Co., 1937. 1st. UK edn. 175pp. Illustrated by C. Keeling. Binding cocked. D/e very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 3217) £30.00

121. Rushdie, Salman.: The Satanic Verses. London: Viking, 1988. Uncorrected advanced proof copy. (10)547pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers somewhat rubbed with creases to spine and back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 3626) £125.00

122. Rushdie, Salman.: The Satanic Verses. London: Viking, 1988. 1st. edn. (10)547pp. D/w faded on spine and slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy..  (Stock ref 4407) £15.00

123. Saint-Exupery, Antoine de,: Flight to Arras. London: William Heinemann, 1955. New edn. (6)164pp. 24 b/w illus. by Laurence Irving. D/w slightly chipped and worn on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4699) £10.00

124. Salinger, J. D.: The Catcher in the Rye. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958. 1st. Penguin edn. 220pp. Card covers rather grubby and stained with some ink scribbles on back panel. Clean and sound internally.  (Stock ref 6291) £7.50

125. Sassoon, Siegfried: Sherston’s Progress London: Faber & Faber, 1936 1st. edn. 280 pp. The final part of the Sherston trilogy. The binding has a slight lean. “Evening Standard” book of the month wrap-around band. D/w a little chipped and worn on corners otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 2021) £80.00

126. Saunders, Edith: Fanny Penquite London: Oxford University Press, 1932 1st. edn. 43 pp. Six cold. plates by the author, dust-wrapper design by Lynton Lamb. D/w with a few small tears otherwise a very clean, bright copy  (Stock ref 1551) £50.00

127. Shute, Nevil.: What Happened to the Corbetts. London: Pan Books, 1965. 1st. P/B edn. 220(4)pp. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5995) £10.00

128. Sillitoe, Alan.: The Second Chance. London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. 1st. edn. 219pp. Inscribed by the author on title page. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4193) £20.00

129. Simenon, Georges.: A New Lease of Life. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966. 1st. Penguin edn. 158pp. Translated from the French by Joanna Richardson. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 5996) £5.00

130. Simenon, Georges.: The Rich Man. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1971. 1st. edn. (4)150pp. Translated from the French by Jean Stewart. D/w a little rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 6807) £20.00

131. Singh, Khushwant.: I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale. London: John Calder, 1959. 1st. UK edn. (10)243pp. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6879) £20.00

132. 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

133. Strachey, Lytton.: Ermyntrude and Esmeralda: an entertainment. London: Antony Blond, 1969. no.187 of an edn of 250 copies. 48pp. aeg.  Illus. by Erte and intoduced by Michael Holroyd. Maroon pseudo-cloth boards with gilt decoration and titling in similar slipcase. A fine copy.  (Stock ref 6422) £30.00

134. Styles, Showell.: His was the Fire. London: Faber & Faber, 1956. 1st. edn. 283pp. Price-clipped d/w slightly sunned on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3218) £20.00

135. Swift, Graham.: Out of This World. London: Viking, 1988. 1st. edn. 208pp. Signed by the author on title page. All pp slightly tanned. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3391) £10.00

136. Syal, Meera.: Life Isn’t all Ha Ha Hee Hee. London: Doubleday, 1999 1st. edn. 332pp. The author’s first novel and signed by her on title page. All pp lightly tanned. Binding very slightly cocked otherwise a fine copy in a like d/w.  (Stock ref 5370) £15.00

137. Takeda, Taijun.: This Outcast Generation and Luminous Moss. Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1967. 1st. US edn. 145pp. Two novelettes translated from the Japanese by Yusabura Shibuya and Sanford Goldstein. Price-clipped d/w dust marked and a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6830) £20.00

138. Thompson, Jim.: Wild Town. Berkeley: Black Lizard Books, 1986. New edn. vii,163(7)pp. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5884) £6.00

139. Tolkien, J. R. R.: The Hobbit  or There and Back Again. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1968. Reprint. 317pp. Cold. and b/w illus by the author. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4423) £45.00

140. Towers, Frances.: Tea With Mr. Rochester: and other stories. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1952. !st. Penguin edn. 206pp plus 2pp publisher’s list.  Card covers alighly grubby and rubbed on edges with a small tear in top edge of back panel. Otherwise, clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6415) £8.00

141. Trapido, Barbara.: Brother of the More Famous Jack. London: Victor Gollancz, 1982. 1st. edn. 218pp. The author’s first novel. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4985) £8.00

142. Tyler, Anne.: Vinegar Girl. London: Hogarth Shakespeare, 2016. 1st. UK edn. 233pp. Signed by the author on the title page. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4396) £20.00

143. Unsworth, Barry.: Stone Virgin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. 1st. US edn. 309pp. D/w rather rubbed on corners and with a tear to top edge of back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 3625) £5.00

144. Unsworth, Barry.: The Big Day. New York: Mason Charter, 1977. 1st. US edn. 181pp. D/w very slightly creased at spine head and tail otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 3622) £9.00

145. Unsworth, Barry.: The Rage of the Vulture. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. 1st. US edn. 443pp. D/w very slightly faded on spine and a little creased at spine head and tail. A very good copy.  (Stock ref 3624) £10.00

146. Updike, John.: Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965. 1st. Penguin edn. 192pp. Pictorial card covers a little dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5979) £4.00

147. Updike, John.: Trust Me: stories London: Andre Deutsch, 1987. 1st. UK edn. (6)249pp. D/w somewhat sunned otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 3668) £6.00

148. Vonnegut, Kurt.: Jailbird. London: Granada Publishing, 1982. Reprint. 239pp. Signed by the author. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6926) £30.00

149. Vonnegut, Kurt.: Palm Sunday. London: Granada Publishing, 1982. 1st. UK P/B edn. 302pp. Inscribed by the author. Card covers, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6925) £45.00

150. Vonnegut, Kurt.: Slaughterhouse-Five. London: Triad/Granada, 1981. Reprint. 143pp. Inscribed by the author. Card covers, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6927) £30.00

151. Warner, Rex.: Pericles the Athenian. London: Collins, 1963. 1st. edn. 254pp. D/w somewhat rubbed on edges and frayed at spine head otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4187) £5.00

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

153. Waters, Sarah.: Fingersmith. London: Virago Books, 2002. 1st. edn. (8)548pp. Binding very slightly cocked. Price-clipped d/w slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6342) £8.00

154. Webb, Charles.: The Graduate. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn.192pp. Pictorial card covers with the scarce, film-based d/w. Binding slightly ccoked and there is one small tear in d/w at spine tai.. Otherwise, a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6411) £8.00

155. Welsh, Irvine.: The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins. London: Jonathan Cape, 2014 1st. edn. x,468pp. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6917) £15.00

156. West, Morris.: The Second Victory. London: Pan Books, 1961. 1st. P/B edn. 218pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card coversa trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6855) £5.00

157. Wharton, Edith.: The Age of Innocence. London: 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

158. Williamson, Henry.: A Fox Under my Cloak. London: Macdonald & Co., 1955. 1st. edn. 415pp. Some spotting to edges of text block. D/w slightly faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4401) £90.00

159. Williamson, Henry.: Donkey Boy. London: Macdonald & Co., 1952. 1st. edn. 400pp. Gift inscription to ffep. Edge spotting to text block.Binding slightly cocked. Price-clipped d/w rather worn and torn with loss to spine head and adjacent areas of both panels otherwise a good, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4399) £15.00

160. Williamson, Henry:: Salar the Salmon. London, Faber & Faber, 1935. 1st. edn., first issue. 319 pp. D/w design and two vignettes by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Top of text block stained red. Ownership signature dated “16.x.35”.  D/w a trifle rubbed on extremities, some minor loss to spine head and slightly dulled overall. Generally a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6125) £30.00

161. Woolf, Virginia.: To the Lighthouse. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 1st. Penguin edn. 237pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers (by Duncan Grant) very slightly rubbed on corners and tanned on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5123) £5.00

162. Wright, Brian: Penge Papers: confessions of an unwaged, metropolitan househusband. London: Souvenir Press, 1985. 1st. edn. 128pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3665) £8.50

163. Zusak, Markus.: The Book Thief. London: The Bodley Head, 2007. 1st. UK H/B edn. (8)584pp. Fox spotting to edges of textblock otherwise a fine copy in a fine d/w.  (Stock ref 6852) £30.00