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Thy Neighbour's Wife

By: O'FLAHERTY, Liam

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1923

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12984

Condition: In Dust Jacket


Author's first book. Decorated cloth boards, Dustwrapper with triangular piece missing at top of spine. Some foxing on edges. pp 350. View more info

Return of the Brute

By: O'Flaherty, Liam

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Mandrake Press: 1929

Seller ID: 15325

Condition: Fine copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is browned at the spine and is also chipped there with some rubbing but otherwise very good indeed


From the library of Julian Park with his (?) armorial bookplate, Fine copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is browned at the spine and is also chipped there with some rubbing but otherwise very good indeed. View more info

The Languages of Paradise: Race, Religion and Philology in the Nineteenth Century

By: Olender, Maurice and Arthur Goldhammer

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Harvard University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 7926

ISBN: 0674510526

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ


What languages did the first humans speak? Maurice Oleander traces the answers of major scholars to that questions from the `18th century. Quarto with foreword by Jean-Pierre Vernant. View more info

Hemingway in Africa: The Last Safari

By: Ondaatje, Christopher

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Canada: 2003

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15448

ISBN: 0002006707

Condition: fine copy in fine dustwrapper


Many black and white photographs, signed on the title page by the author, bibliography and index, 237pp, octavo. View more info

IN THE PLACE OF FALLEN LEAVES

By: PEARS, Tim

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15449

ISBN: 024113322X

Condition: In Dust Jacket


Author's first book, very fine copy in very fine dustwrapper, with wrapround band with a quote from A S Byatt, laid in receipt from Barnstaple Bookshop dated 24/4/93! View more info

HOME-GOING

By: Pohl, Frederik

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 778

Condition: In Dust Jacket


First Edition. Fine copy in a dw. View more info

The Baths of Absalom: A Footnote to Froude

By: Pope-Hennessy, James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15457


With a frontispiece by Lucian Freud, 64pp, final endpaper slightly creased, fore edge foxed, boards slightly foxed at top edge of front board, dustwrapper foxed internally otherwise nearly fine. View more info

JENNY VILLIERS A Story of the Theatre

By: PRIESTLEY, J B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1947

Seller ID: 15458

Condition: In Dust Jacket


A fine copy in a price clipped and slighlty chipped dustwrapper. View more info

Earth is is the Alien Planet J G Ballard's Four Dimensional Nightmare

By: Pringle, David

Price: £80.00

Publisher: SanBernardino, A Borgo Press Original: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16541

ISBN: 0893702382


Fine copy, Very scarce reprint, 64pp, octavo. View more info

Sachervell Sitwell: An Annotated and Descriptive Bibliography

By: Ritchie, Neil

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Florence, The Giardi Press: 1987

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 16523


Very fine copy in very fine dustwrapper,coloured port frontis illustrated, No 165 of edition of 400 signed by the author, 391pp, octavo. View more info

PROMISED LANDS

By: ROGERS, JANE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, FABER AND FABER: 1995

Seller ID: 15460

ISBN: 0571175716

Condition: In Dust Jacket


1st. ISBN:0 571 17571 6. Fine copy in dw. View more info

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Shame

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1983

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16385

ISBN: 0224029525


Inscribed and signed on the title page by author, 487pp, mint in mint dustwrapper. View more info

Printed Kate Greenaway: A Catalogue Raisonné

By: Schuster, Thomas E; Engen, Rodney

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Thomas E Schuster and Rodney Engen: 1986

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16526

ISBN: 0951175203


Fine copy in fine dustwrapper, with 21pp of colour plates, and many black and white illustrations, 304pp, View more info

Hero

By: Sealy, I Allan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14229

ISBN: 043644478X

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ


octavo, 318pp. View more info

Vertigo

By: Sebald, WG

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Harvill: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16692

ISBN: 1860466230


Mint copy in mint dustwrapper, 263pp, octavo. View more info

UNFINISHED NOVEL BY BERNARD SHAW

By: SHAW, G Bernard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON & New York, Constable & Dodd Mead: 1958

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2829


Edited and with introduction by Stanley Weintraub, preface by Bernard Shaw, text, some notes on the Text, edition limited to 950 copies for sale, 75 copies for presentation, cloth backed paper covered boards in slightly torn original glacine wrapper with title and author in white, otherwise very fine copy. View more info

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The Quintessence Of Ibsenism

By: SHAW, G Bernard

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1891

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15452


From an edition of 2100 copies, bound in olive greem cloth, one of several variants upon which no precedence has been attached, from the Library of author and reviewer Dudley Carew, wit h his Bookplate designed by Evelyn Waugh. Frayed at head of spine, corners bumped otherwise nice copy. View more info

THE ASSUMPTION OF ROGUES AND RASCALS

By: SMART, ELIZABETH

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1978

Seller ID: 15354

ISBN: 0224015665

Condition: In Dust Jacket


1st. ISBN:0 224 01566 5. Fine copy in dw. View more info

The Girls of Slender Means

By: SPARK, Muriel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15454

Condition: In Dust Jacket


Fine copy in very slightly creased dustwrapper. View more info

The Girls of Slender Means

By: SPARK, Muriel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16877

Condition: In Dust Jacket


Fine copy with foxing to fore edge, in very slightly creased dustwrapper. View more info