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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. 0434859125 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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Paul West : The Fantasy Poets Number Seven

By: West, Paul

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Swinford, Eynsham, Oxford University Poetry Society 1952: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59895

Condition: Very Good


(6) pp. Original printed wraps. Clean copy. No ownership names. Approximately 300 copies printed. 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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The Burnt Ones

By: White, Patrick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1964: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60382

Condition: Good


314 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Jacket chipped & edgeworn. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Internally clean. View more info

Image for 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. ]

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: £30.00

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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For the Love of the King : A Burmese Masque

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1923: 1923

Edition: First Trade Edition

Book number: 60889

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition, second edition overall. 46 pp. Publisher's green cloth in printed dust wrapper. Slight loss to head of jacket spine. Slight spotting. Cloth clean. The first edition was a limited edition on hand-made paper published just the previous year, 1922. 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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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: £18.00

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

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The Outsider

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1956: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59475

Condition: Very Good


288 pp. Hardback in dust wrapper. Jacket slightly creased and darkened at spine. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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The Boy Friend

By: Wilson, Sandy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch 1955: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60261

Condition: Very Good


126 pp., jacket has rubs and dusty patches View more info

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Louder and Funnier

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber 1932: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52960

Condition: Fine


286 pp. Original green cloth in printed dust wrapper. In the second issue dust jacket. Faint darkening to dj spine and to edges of cloth. Bookplate to front pastedown. Jacket protected in a clear plastic wrapper. A Fine fresh copy. View more info

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Louder and Funnier

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber 1932: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56225

Condition: Very Good


286 pp. Original green cloth in printed dust wrapper. In the second issue dust jacket. Dj spine darkened & chipped at head & foot with loss. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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Meet Mr. Mulliner

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58128

Condition: Very Good


312, (8) pp. Green cloth with black lettering to front board & spine. Small stain to spine. Spotting to prelims. Boards clean. Internally clean. View more info

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The Small Bachelor

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59260

Condition: Very Good


251, 8 pp. Original blue cloth with black lettering to front board & spine. Slight wear to head of spine & joints. Internally clean. Eight-page publisher's list at rear. First impression in the blue cloth. View more info

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On Being Ill

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £2,000.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press 1930: 1930

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 47036

Condition: Very Good


34 pp., Signed by Woolf on limitation page. Limited to 250 copies, this copy bears the hand inscribed number 145. Quarter vellum binding with aquamarine coloured boards. Seldom read copy, (the prelims are unopened), there is a touch of fading to the rear board, a small mark on the spine, and a subtle hint of general light fading and shelf wear. Bookplate (of the Marchioness of Tweeddale) on pastedown. A lovely copy. View more info

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Three Guineas

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press 1938: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48192

Condition: Near Fine


329 pp. Recent half dark blue morocco over blue cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt. Photographs. Slight foxing to half-title. Near Fine copy. View more info