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Put Out More Flags

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall 1942: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52816

Condition: Good


256 pp, some minor marks to book cloth and foxing spots to pages throughout. Good only. Previous owner's name and date of 1942 View more info

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The First Men in the Moon

By: WELLS, H. G.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited 1901: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2806

Condition: Very Good


3rd state binding. vii., [verso blank] + 342 pp. Original blue cloth with dark blue lettering. One small rub on the spine and scratch on the front board, and very minor rubbing to the edges, otherwise clean and bright. View more info

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Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress Upon Human Life and Thought

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1902: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51225

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 318 pp. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Slight wear to spine ends with very slight dulling to gilt. Internally clean with no ownership marks. Binding firm. A VG copy. View more info

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The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1895: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52881

Condition: Very Good


275 pp. Original blue cloth with spine and front cover lettered & decorated in gilt. Slight rubbing to spine edges. Now protected in clear acetate. Bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers slightly darkened. Edges untrimmed. VG View more info

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Mr Blettsworthy On Rampole Island

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn 1928: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52952

Condition: Good


288 pp, Sir William Orpen dustwrapper, book has foxed quite badly in places and a tear to top of dustwrapper spine. View more info

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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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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 Once and Future King - [ The first complete edition of T H White's Arthurian epic, containing all four novels. The Sword and he Stone (with two new chapters); The Witch in the Wood (rewritten); The Ill-Made Knight and the not before published The Candle in the Wind. ]

By: White, T. H.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Collins 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59376

Condition: Very Good


[viii], 677 pp. jacket a bit darkened and rubbed at extremities; Minor chips to the lower portion of spine. Clean inside; dust marking to the top edge. The first complete edition of T. H. White's Arthurian epic, containing all four novels. The Sword and he Stone (with two new chapters); The Witch in the Wood (rewritten); The Ill-Made Knight and the not before published The Candle in the Wind. A very nice copy which is difficult to find in presentable condition like this. Personal bookplate on the front pastedown of a publisher. 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