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[SURTEES, R.S].
"Ask Mamma" or The Richest Commoner in England. (Illustrated by John Leech). Jorrocks Edition.
Bath: George Bayntun, 1926. Jorrocks Edition. Pp.x/425, coloured frontispiece + 19 full page wood engravings and many further wood engravings in the text, a couple of spots to endpapers. Blue illustrated cloth with gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed with small bumps to corners. G+.
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ADCOCK, ALMEY ST JOHN.
This Above All.
London: George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd, 1924. 1st edition. By the author of "The Man Who Lived Alone". Pp.319, front free endpaper absent, browning to title page, pencil gift message to inside front board, final page has a 2" tear exposing hinge webbing to lower inner spine. Red cloth with black title to front and spine. A scarce title. Good.
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ALDRIDGE, JAMES.
A Captive in the Land.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. 1st ed. Fiction. A tense novel, it offers an authentic, vivid and above all unbiased picture of Russia. Pp. 376, spotting to fep. and closed page edges not affecting text. Dark red mottled cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w (jacket designed by P. Youngman Carter). G+/G+.
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Book number: 12788
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ALMEDINGEN, E.M.
The Scarlet Goose.
USA: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. 1st ed. Fiction. Captures the dramatic conflict of a break with tradition in this story of a young Renaissance artist. Pp. 306/1Biography. Scarlet cloth, illustrated d/w, slight rubbing to edges and cover. VG/G.
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Book number: 10627
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AMES, M.E.
Abra of Poictiers: A Story of the Days of S.Hilary.
London: James Nisbet & Co, 1900. 0. 1st edition. Historical fiction account of the life of the fourth century bishop and Early Church Father, St.Hilary. Pp.x/189, endpapers browned. Green cloth, publishers 'file copy' label to front, spine slightly rubbed. VG.
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Book number: 34223
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
Collected Short Stories.
London: Hutchinson, 1980. 1st ed. "Kingsley Amis's 'Collected Short Stories' contains almost everything that he has published in that genre." Pp. 303, owner's name to fep. Yellow cloth, d/w has sunning to spine and lower front wrap. G+/G+.
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Book number: 22926
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ANTHONY, JOHN. (ENGLISHED BY).
The Story of Hassan (Hassan Ali Shah): A Novel of India written by Himself and Englished by John Anthony.
London: Nisbet & Co.Ltd, 1928. 0. First edition. "There is something very piquant about Hassan's account of the English in India and of their quaint ideas of order and practice, the absurdity and extravagance of which are a continued surprise to him when contrasted with the eminently sane and reasonable native practices in such matters as bribery, perjury and the proper chastisement of a wife. This entertaining autobiography is interspersed with characteristic anecdotes told by an Indian story-teller." Pp.279. Green cloth, dustwrapper (illustrated by H.E.Watson) is slightly rubbed with small tear to lower rear edge and now in a clear protective wrap. VG/G+.
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Book number: 40414
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APPELFELD, AHARON.
Badenheim 1939. (Translated by Dalya Bilu.)
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, 1981. 1st British ed. "A spellbinder, very different from any other Holocaust novel, and all the more harrowing because of its poetic simplicity." Pp. 148/1Biography, frontis. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w rubbed at front edge. VG/G+.
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Book number: 19027
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ARENAS, REINALDO.
Farewell to the Sea. A Novel of Cuba. (Translated by Andrew Hurley).
New York: Viking Penguin Inc, 1986. 1st English ed. "Rich in hallucination, myth, and fantasy, 'Farewell to the Sea' is a brilliant apocalyptic vision of today's Cuba, by a writer whom Octavio Paz calls 'remarkable'." Pp. 413. Pale green boards with black cloth spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+.
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ARMSTRONG, DAVE.
Hezekiah and Hell's Belle.
London: Robert Hale, 1992. 1st ed. A Black Horse Western. Fiction. Cattle rustling. Pp. 156. Illustd. laminated boards. VG.
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Book number: 10604
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ARTHUR, RANDALL.
Wisdom Hunter.
Oregon: Questar Publishers, Inc, 1991. 3rd Printing. Fiction. "Wisdom Hunter is a uniquely compelling novel of captivating characters, fast-paced action - and a life-changing message." Pp. 318. P/b. VG.
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Book number: 29430
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ASHLEY, MIKE. (EDITOR).
Classical Whodunnits: Murder and Mystery from Ancient Greece and Rome.
Oxford: Past Times, 1996. 1854874632. "..twenty-two writers take up their pens to give and enthralling picture of classical crime." Contributors include: Lindsey Davis; Keith Helleg; Edward D.Hoch; Phyllis Ann Karr; Theodore Mathieson; Amy Myers; Wallace Nichols; Anthony Price; Steven Saylor; Darrell Schweitzer; Brian Stableford; Keith Taylor and many more. Pp.10/374. Pbk, creasing to spine. G+.
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Book number: 31046
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ATKINS, PETER.
Morning Star. Or The Vampires of Summer.
London: HarperCollins, 1992. 1st ed. Fiction. "Witty, gruesome, swift, unpredictable and ultimately awe-inspiring". Pp. 238. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. F/F.
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Book number: 10628
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ATWOOD, MARGARET.
Alias Grace.
Ontario: McClelland & Stewart Inc, 1996. 1st ed. "In her astonishing new novel, Margaret Atwood has reclaimed a mysterious and disturbing story of the past century in Canada and has woven it into an intricate narrative that brilliantly evokes time and place." Pp. 470. Beige cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. F/VG.
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Book number: 29813
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AVERY, HAROLD.
Thumbs Up.
London: Nisbet & Co Ltd, 1925. 1st edition. "An elderly gentleman of unimpeachable respectability, is suddenly seized with the conviction that, for their moral and intellectual well-being, his neighbours need "livening up." The complications in which his crusade invloves not only himself but his sober-minded relatives, are endless, and, though exasperating to them, highly amusing to others." Pp.284, toning to endpapers. Blue cloth, illustrated dustwrapper a bit grubby with edge wear and small closed tear to top edge but now in a removable clear protective wrap. G+/Good.
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BALDWIN, JAMES.
Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone.
London: Michael Joseph, 1968. 1st ed. ".. it is the story of a famous American Negro, Leo Proudhammer, who has suffered a serious collapse at the age of 39 in San Francisco." Pp. 407. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w has edge creasing. VG/G+.
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Book number: 21486
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BAPTIST, R.HERNEKIN.
Four Handsome Negresses. The Record of a Voyage.
London:Jonathan Cape,1931. 1st ed. "Four negresses were taken aboard off the Guinea Coast on one of the pioneer voyages of the Portuguese..They were, it is recorded, to be well tended, richly dressed and left ashore at different points of the African coast as emissaries of trade and, presumably of Christian missionary enterprise: women, it was reasonably argued, being less likely than men to be slain by savage tribes." Pp.256,map of Africa, small red stain to rear endpaper. Brown cloth,gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed. G+.
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BARTER SNOW, LAURA A.
Her Little Kingdom.
London: Pickering & Inglis, nd.(c.1932). 0. By the author of 'Twixt Altar and Plough' and 'Eldwyth's Choice'. Golden Crown Library series. Pp.330/3(ads), prize bookplate to front free endpaper (Sth. Chingford Congregational Church Sunday School.), minor spotting to endpapers and closed page edges. Bright blue cloth with blind-stamped 'Golden Crown Series' crest and black title to front, black title to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper reproduces colour frontispiece plate to front, small edge tears to rear with small loss to top of spine. Clear protective wrap. VG/G+.
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Book number: 34451
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BARTHELME, FREDERICK.
Tracer.
London: J.M.Dent, 1986. 0460047019. British first edition. ""The cool brilliance of his writing reverberates with surreal imagery that suggests the gap between our conscious motives and the buried world of inarticulate emotions and desires." Pp.126. Blue cloth, d/w ilustration by Kathy Miller. VG/VG.
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Book number: 33031
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BASSANI, GIORGIO.
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis.
London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1965. Translated from the Italian by Isabel Quigly. "Set in the Ferrara of the late thirties..The Garden of the Finzi-Continis is an extraordinary picture of people strangely placed at a particular moment in history, but it is also an enormous portrait of Italy, of fascism, of people anywhere, of events that anyone can be affected by." Pp.293, slight toning to pages. Green cloth, dustwrapper (designed by Leonard Rosoman) dusty and rubbed. G+/Good.
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BEAUMONT, WILLIAM.
Tales of Moortop.
Huddersfield: Advertiser Press Ltd, 1971. 1st ed. Selection of tales, taken from the Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Pp. 95. P/b. VG.
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BEITH, JANET.
The Corbies.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1955. 1st edition. "Like the "twa corbies" of the old ballad, Alexander and John McGregor dwelt together in the little town of Kilbracken, whence they planned the lives of all their relatives. They were respected members of the kirk in their sanctimonious Victorian society, but the power with which they controlled the lives of others had far-reaching effects which were certainly not what the brothers had expected and were not always good". Pp.286. Green cloth, dustwrapper has small edge chips and is darkened to spine. VG/G+. ** Janet Beith, a niece of Ian Hay, was a Scot. In 1933 she won the World Prize Novel Competition (£4000) organized conjointly by Hodder and Stoughton and Frederick A.Stokes of New York, with her novel "No Second Spring". The book was the unanimous choice on both sides of the Atlantic and went into six editions in the first year. Her second book, Sandcastle, was the Daily Mail book of the month. In 1935 she married Roger Melland, a Manchester solicitor and had two children. Twenty year later this, her third novel, was published.
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Book number: 43330
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BELL, ADRIAN.
The Budding Morrow.
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head,1946. 1st edition. "Mr Bell takes the family as pivot for his theme of husbandry and home. It is on human nature that he pins his faith - his faith in the land and the continuity of English values." Pp.170. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has small edge chips and creases and has a clear protective wrap affixed. G+/G+.
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Book number: 39498
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BELLOW, SAUL.
Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1969. 1st British ed. "The human comedy, preposterous, pathetic, poignantly suggestive, is the subject of these six stories." Pp. 184, inscrip. to fep. Blue cloth, d/w toned with edge creasing. G+/G.
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Book number: 15565
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BELLOW, SAUL.
Mr. Sammler's Planet.
New York: Viking Press, 1970. 1st ed. Fiction. "A tall old man, blind in one eye, born in Cracow but with Oxonian manners and the face of a British Museum reader, strides lightly and recklessly, rolled umbrella pointing, through the pages of Saul Bellow's new novel." Pp. 313, slight toning and creasing to endpapers. Green cloth, d/w has small closed tear to spine and slight creasing. G+/G.
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Book number: 26545
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