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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

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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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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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Frozen Assets

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Ltd 1964: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57493

Condition: Very Good


219, (3) pp. First edition. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. No ownership names. Dust-jacket price clipped. VG/VG. View more info

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Much Obliged, Jeeves

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins 1971: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57494

Condition: Very Good


192 pp. Hardback in pictorial dw. Dj slightly edgeworn. No names or inscriptions. Jacket not price-clipped. 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: £175.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press 1938: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48192

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 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

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Jacob's Room

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Richmond, Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press 1922: 1922

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 53309

Condition: Good


Second impression, published November, 1922, one month after the first. 290, 14 pp. Publisher's orange cloth with paper title label to spine. Supplied with a new facsimile dust jacket protected in a clear plastic sleeve. Spine & title label darkened & marked. Boards marked. Hinges split. Page edges & endpapers slightly darkened. Rupert Brooke's mother's copy with her ownership signature & address to the front endpaper. Fourteen page publisher's adverts at rear. Binding firm. View more info

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Night and Day

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Company 1919: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53702

Condition: Poor


538, (2) pp. Publisher's original black cloth with pale blue lettering to front board and spine. Covers very worn. Chipped at spine ends with long tears & fraying to spine joints. Boards marked. Rear hinge split. Internally generally clean. No ownership names. Two-page publisher's advert for 'The Voyage Out' at rear. Binding is firm. One of 2,000 copies printed. A Poor copy of the author's second novel. View more info

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Sinbad the Soldier

By: Wren, P.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1935: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 26213

Condition: Good


362 pp, dust dulled worn red boards View more info

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The Man of a Ghost

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52971

Condition: Very Good


Armorial bookplate of author P. C. Wren on the front pastedown with an inscription from the author and his signature. 384 pp. Publisher's original red cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Wear to dj extremities with spine darkened and chipping to spine ends with slight loss. Scattered light foxing. Binding firm. View more info

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Web

By: Wyndham, John

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph 1979: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53937

ISBN: 0718117972

Condition: Near Fine


187 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Minor wear to dj. Internally fresh and clean. Jacket not price-clipped. No ownership names. View more info

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A Little Fleet : One of Jack B. Yeat's Books for Children

By: Yeats, Jack B.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews N.d. [1909]: 1909

Book number: 52993

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Publisher's original pictorial stiff blue card wrappers. Some fading to covers. Leaves and endpapers darkened. Lacks front free endpaper. With hand-coloured vignette to the front cover and with ten hand-coloured illustrations by the author. Three pages of adverts at rear. The standard issue was 1/- with a coloured cover. There was also a 5/- issue coloured by the artist. Scarce. View more info