Fortuna Books: Fiction Literature
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DICKENS CHARLES
The Old Curiosity Shop & Master Humphrey's Clock
London, MacMillan. 1901, reprint. Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. reprint of 1892 edition, green cloth with gilt medallion, gilt spine, surface rubbing or insect wear to cover and spine edge shows as lighter colour to the cloth, minor foxing to eps and tissue guard, Contemporary ink name to half title, xx + 654pp +ii pp adverts + 8pp adverts for MacMillans three and six penny library dated 25:12:00. "A reprint of the first edition, with the illustrations, and an introduction, biographical and bibliographical, by Charles Dickens the Younger". VG copy barring the surface fault to the cloth. A very faint pencil two line ditty below the title 'Here lies the volume thou boldly hast sought, Touch it and take it, twill dearly be bought'. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 001067
NZD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 16.36 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1760]
Keywords: Charles Dickens First Edition Reprint Illustrated Victorian

 
SQUIRE CHARLES & FRANK MACLEAN
To Central Africa on an Iceberg : Being the Travels and Adventures of a White Bear
London, Jarrold and Sons. 1897, Second Edition. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ill.: Winifred Austen. decorative cloth rebacked with original spine laid down, has edge wear and rubbing, spine has been rounded by binder, backstrip has surface wear and some loss, new endpapers, school prize plate to half title from Burke's Pass School New Zealand, 188pp + plates, frontis and adverts, picaresque tale of a'White Bear' journeying to Africa on an iceberg and interacting with various animal characters there. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006714
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Keywords: Anthropomorphic Travel Victorian Entertainment Fiction Travel Writing Winifred Austen

 
BRONTE CHARLOTTE
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey Illustrated By Dulac
London, Dent. 1922, First Thus. Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ill.: Edmund Dulac. green cloth lightly rubbed to joints and spine ends, spine gilding dulled, a few minor spots to endpapers, closed top edge dust soiled with a few spots that intrude to extreme top margin of some plates, frontis + 11 plates, in colour, ix 548pp. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 009481
NZD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 US$ 32.73 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3519]
Keywords: Anne Bronte Illustrated Edition Edmund Dulac Coloured Plates British Fiction Woman Author Edmund Dulac

 
CHESTERTON, G.K. [ EDITED BY D.J. CONLON ]
The Critical Judgements. Part I: 1900 - 1937.
Antwerp, University of Antwerp. 1976, First Edition. (ISBN: 8439959273) Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. (1500 gram excess shipping above standard rate) corners slightly bumped, label; lift top corner of unclipped dust jacket, minor age browning to dust jacket, 555pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 005049
NZD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 US$ 36 | £UK 28.75 | JP¥ 3871]
Keywords: Gilbert Keith Chesterton Criticism Reviews Articles 8439959273

 
MALLOWAN. AGATHA CHRISTIE
Star Over Bethlehem and Other Stories
London, Collins. 1965, First Edition. Quarter cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ill.: Elsie Wrigley. (500 gram rate) unclipped DW slight rubbing to spine ends, quarter cloth with green spine and green papered boards with decoration of Bethlehem at night ( white buildings and olive trees?), very minor foxing to the closed fore edge folds of the DW and the closed page edges, small stationer's stamp at foot of front fep, 79pp, illsutrated in line and ink wash, scarce title by Agatha Christie, short Christmas themed tales. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 010790
NZD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 101.75 US$ 114.54 | £UK 91.25 | JP¥ 12318]
Keywords: Agatha Christie, Christmas, Yule, Christian, Christianity, Fiction, Rare, Modern First Edition, Scarce Agatha Christie Elsie Wrigley

 
ISHERWOOD CHRISTOPHER
Down There on a Visit
London, Methuen. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. spine slightly sunned, contents unmarked, DW unclipped and VG, lamination holding well, red titling to spine sunned but still visible and readable, some surface specking to the spine but should be removable from the (publishers) lamination. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 001764
NZD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.75 US$ 42.54 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4575]
Keywords: British Fiction Literature Twentieth Century Gay Homosexual

 
HODDER-WILLIAMS CHRISTOPHER
The Higher They Fly
London, Hodder. 1963, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. unclipped DW mild rubbing to edges , light handling soiling, 256pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 009491
NZD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.82 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1056]
Keywords: Modern First Edition Fiction Novel Airliner Science Fiction Author Christopher Hodder Williams

 
ISHERWOOD CHRISTOPHER
Lions and Shadows
London, Methuen. 1953, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. light soiling to book spine with offset dye stain to the reverse (only) of the DW, DW unclipped but rubbed with some chipping to spine ends, backstrip lightly faded and soiled, some light foxing to DW, 312pp Isherwood's litearary biography, first thus issue after the very scarce 1938 edition, enclosed is a relevant newspaper clipping. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 002152
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Keywords: Autobiography Biography Literary Literature Christopher Isherwood London Bohemia Gay

 
WOOD CHRISTOPHER ( ROSIE DIXON / TIMOTHY LEA WOOD )
'Terrible Hard' Says Alice (uncorrected proof)
London, Constable. 1970, First Edition. Original Wraps, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Galley/Proof, original paper wrappers with printed details, spine leans and is soiled, uncorrected proof copy on proofing paper, sewn and with the wrapper glued on, 224pp, some minor foxing to the wrappers and the closed edges, soiled wrappers. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 007179
NZD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.55 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 704]
Keywords: Modern First Edition Fiction Proof Advanced Reading Copy

 
MAJOR CLARENCE
All Night Visitors
New York, Olympia. 1970, First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 16mo - over 5? - 6? tall. (500 grams) small area label residue top corner, light handling or dust soiling, tidy used copy, sleazy black american novel, part poetry in beat generation style, first paperback edition 203pp, faint 5 digit number in pen to rear wrapper. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004684
NZD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.82 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1056]
Keywords: Negro Black African American Beat Beat Generation Ethnic Fiction Literature Novel Erotica Sex Poet Degenerate First Paperback Edition

 
WOOD J. CLAVERDON
Jeffrey of the White Wolf Trail
London, Religious Tract Society. Cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ill.: Arthur Twidle. blue cloth with silver maltese cross to cover, corners and spine ends rubebd and starting to fray, small puncture at centre of rear board does not penetrate to endpaper, Waihi School Winchester (New Zealand ) prize plate to fep awarded to D A Cambridge in 1930, endpapers foxed, title page on sized paper in red and blue, 3 colour plates by Arthur Twidle, 416pp, North American wilderness amongst Indians etc, boy's adventure or historical fiction. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006076
NZD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.85 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 845]
Keywords: North American Indians Rocky Mountains Boys Adventure Fiction Historical Arthur Twidle

 
FISHER CLAY
Yellow Hair, an Exciting Novel About General Custer
New York, Pocket Books. 1961, First Thus. Mass Market Paperback, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. (200 gram rate) small pen price to cover, glue staring to dry but still holding well, clean copy, 215pp, mild handling wear, novel of an early incident in Custer's career, the Battle of Washita. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006876
NZD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.55 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 704]
Keywords: American West Western Historical Fiction General George Armstrong Custer Collectable Paperback First Edition

 
MATTHEWS CLAYTON
The Corrupter
Derby, Monarch Books. 1964, First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ill.: Stan Borack. (200 gram rate) near fine copy, small neat book shop stamp to top margin of first page, 139pp + adverts, Monarch #461 cover painting by Stan Borack, first edition PBO. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 008153
NZD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.09 | £UK 10.5 | JP¥ 1408]
Keywords: Exotica Erotica Pulp Fiction Sex Themes Paperback Original First Edition Cheesecake Monarch #461. Pulp Fiction. Cover Painting By Stan Borack. Pbo Stan Borack

 
HOLMES JOHN CLELLON
The Horn
London, Andre Deutsch. 1959, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. unclipped DW under plastic sleeve, closed edges lightly foxed as are endpapers, name stamp to fep, at foot of half title is a small pen note about where this novel is mentioned in Holmes' autobiography, a jazz / beatnik novel dedicated to Kerouac, first UK issue. Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 009185
NZD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.91 | £UK 18.25 | JP¥ 2464]
Keywords: Jazz Music American Beat Beatnik Saxophone Jazz Novel Dedicated to Jack Kerouac

 
RABELAIS TRANSLATED J M COHEN
Gargantua and Pantagruel
Harmondsworth, Penguin. 1955, First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. (500 gram rate) book and DW are tidy but the book spine is twisted from being badly stored, may straighten out over time if placed under weights, DW has minor edge wear, original pencil price top corner, very tidy and the first edition in the Penguin Classics, 712pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003417
NZD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.55 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 704]
Keywords: Francois Rabelais Penguin Classics First Edition Dustwrapper Abbey Thelema Crowley

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