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The War in the Air : And Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While It Lasted

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons 1908: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53028

Condition: Good


First edition, second issue binding. Publisher's original blue cloth with colour pictorial onlay & blind-stamping to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Spine faded but lettering bright. Wear to top edges of boards. Scattered light foxing. No ownership names. With b&w illustrations by A. C. Michael. Binding firm. View more info

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons N.d. [1911]: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58536

Condition: Very Good


574 pp. Publisher's original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis illustration by Dudley Tennant. Spotting to top and fore-edge. Cloth clean. Internally fresh and clean. View more info

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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1904: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58578

Condition: Very Good


vii, 317, (2), 16 pp. Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Hinges split. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Adverts at rear dated September, 1904 (2nd state). View more info

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World Brain

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Limited 1938: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58579

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 130 pp. Publisher's orange cloth with black lettering to spine. Minor marks to front board. Top panel of front endpaper excised. No ownership names. Internally clean. View more info

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Cogadh na Reann : The War of the Worlds

By: Wells, H. G. and translated by Leon O Broin

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Baile Atha Cliath [Dublin], Oifig Diolta Foillseachain Rialtais 1934: 1934

Book number: 57553

Condition: Fine


First edition in Gaelic. First edition, first printing. 246 pp. Original red cloth in colour pictorial dust wrapper. Minor nicks to jacket. Slight spotting to fore-edge. Bright, fresh jacket with design by Austin Molloy (aka Austin O Maolaoid). Very clean copy. No ownership marks. In Fine unused condition. View more info

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The Bride of the Innisfallen

By: WELTY, Eudora

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company 1955: 1955

Edition: First Edition, Second Issue

Book number: 3600

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second issue (cancel title). Very good in very good dustjacket. View more info

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The Black Cabinet

By: Wentworth, Patricia

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton Limited N.d. [1925]: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58729

Condition: Very Good


320 pp. Publisher's cloth with black lettering panel to front board & spine. Minor rubbing to spine ends & joints. Small stain affecting a few leaves, otherwise internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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The Salamander

By: West, Morris

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1973: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55459

ISBN: 0434859125

Condition: Very Good


304 pp. Bound in dark blue half morocco over light blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Spine slightly faded. Ink owner's name to first blank. Internally clean. View more info

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The Day of the Locust

By: West, Nathanael

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Grey Walls Press 1951: 1951

Edition: First UK Edition

Book number: 55470

Condition: Very Good


207 pp. Blue cloth in printed dw. Slight mark to cloth. Dw edgeworn & darkened. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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Vendetta in Spain

By: Wheatley, Dennis

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson 1961: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55206

Condition: Very Good


383 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Presentation copy to the book's proof reader and signed by the author Dennis Wheatley on the title-page. Also laid in is a typed letter signed from the publisher thanking the proof reader for his work on the title. Jacket slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. Jacket design by Sax. View more info

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Mayhem in Greece

By: Wheatley, Dennis

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson 1962: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55207

Condition: Very Good


510 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Presentation copy to the book's proof reader and signed by the author Dennis Wheatley on the title-page. Jacket slightly chipped & edgeworn. Leaves slightly age-darkened. Internally clean. Jacket design by Robert Graham. View more info

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Stuart Little

By: White, E. B.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58507

Condition: Very Good


122 pp. Publisher's cloth with green-stamped image of Stuart Little to front board & green lettering to spine. In the original pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly chipped & edgeworn. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Pictorial endpapers. With 87 in-text illustrations by Garth Williams. View more info

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The Burnt Ones

By: White, Patrick

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1964: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55495

Condition: Near Fine


314 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Clean copy. No ownership names. Publisher's review slip loosely laid in. A Near Fine copy in VG or better dust jacket. View more info

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The Town Beyond the Wall

By: Wiesel, Elie

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Bergen-Belsen Press 1967: 1967

Book number: 20800

Condition: Very Good


179 pp. written by the Nobel Peace Laureate. The Remembrance Award Library Edition, presented to Phylis Nobele in 1969 signed Elie W View more info

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The Soul of Man

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Arthur L. Humphreys 1907: 1907

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 57868

Condition: Very Good


90 pp. First edition thus, trade edition. Previously privately printed in a limited edition and in the 'Fortnightly Review.' Original elaborately gilt-decorated green cloth. Top edge gilt. Early ink owner's name to front endpaper. Gilt bright. Internally clean. In VG to Near Fine condition. Mason 368. View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: £300.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 40813

Condition: Very Good


235 pp. Bound in a recent half dark green morocco over green marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. The original endpapers have been preserved. Several b/w illustrations. View more info

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Beyond Belief: A Chronicle of Murder and Its Detection

By: Williams, Emlyn

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1967: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52147

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Presentation copy form the author to the Queen's dress designer Hardy Amies and signed by the author on the front endpaper. xiv, 370 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dj slightly chipped with faded lettering to spine. Page edges slightly age-darkened. VG/VG View more info

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White Mule

By: Williams, William Carlos

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Norfolk, New Directions 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55471

Condition: Very Good


293, (1) pp. Publisher's cream-coloured cloth with lettering in black to front board & spine. Bookplate to front endpaper. Internally clean. View more info

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The Village Book

By: Williamson, Henry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1930: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52386

Condition: Very Good


342 pp, some darkening to endpapers and dustwrapper. View more info

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The Mulberry Bush. a Play in Three Acts

By: Wilson, Angus

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg 1956: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35297

Condition: Very Good


112 pp., jacket a little worn and discoloured View more info