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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

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La La Noo

By: Yeats, Jack B.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Cuala Press 1943: 1943

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 53093

Condition: Very Good


Numbered limited edition. This is copy no. 214 of an edition limited to 250 copies. 52 pp. Linen cloth spine over yellow boards. Black lettering to front board & paper title label to spine. In the original opaque wrapper with hand-written '214' in top corner. Wrapper chipped at spine with slight loss. Slight darkening to board edges. Internally clean. Top edge uncut. With 8-page publisher's list at rear. View more info

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Jack B. Yeat's Plays in the Old Manner : Viz: James Flaunty, Or, The Terror of the Western Seas, and The Scourge of the Gulph...together with a Miniature Presentation Plate Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson by William Strang

By: Yeats, Jack B.

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews N.d. [c. 1904]: 1904

Book number: 53128

Condition: Very Good


Set of two 16-page pamphlets in the publisher's original pictorial paper wraps and in the original pictorial envelope. Covers hand-coloured by the author. With eight b&w illustrations in 'James Flaunty' and five in The Scourge,' also by the author. Lacks the portrait of Stevenson. Envelope slightly edgeworn and separated on one side. Wraps in Very Good fresh condition with only minor edgewear. Uncommon. View more info

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A Broadside. A complete set of 84 monthly numbers.

By: Yeats, Jack Butler

Price: £8,950.00

Publisher: Dundrum, Dun Emer Press / Cuala Press 1908 / 1915: 1908

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 52404

Condition: Very Good


A complete set of the first series of 84 monthly numbers from June 1908 to May 1915. Each issue is a single leaf folded to form 3 printed pages, with the final leaf blank. Each issue limited to 300 copies. With three wood-cut designs by Jack Yeats to each issue, two of which are hand-coloured. In two original cloth Cuala portfolios with colour pictorial onlay to covers. All in a custom blue cloth solander box with gilt-lettered leather title label to spine of box. The paper wrappers of the two portfolios are variously worn and the silk ties frayed or lacking. The cloth spines are slightly fade... View more info

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The Land of Heart's Desire

By: Yeats, W. B.

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1894: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53051

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state, one of 500 copies. 43, (2) pp. Bound in half green morocco over marbled boards. Black leather title & author labels to spine. Spine leather uniformly faded to tan. Original pictorial wrappers bound in at rear. First edition, first state with three fleurons after the word 'desire' on the title page. Wrapper & title page design by Aubrey Beardsley. Some leaves slightly marked. Edges untrimmed. Yeat's first play. View more info

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Stories From Carleton : With an Introduction by W. B. Yeats. The Camelot Series

By: Yeats, W. B.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott N.d. [1889]: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53693

Condition: Very Good


xvii, 302, (6) pp. Publisher's original dark red cloth with black lettering to front board & gilt and black lettering to spine. Spine slightly darkened. Spotting to endpapers. No ownership names. Internally clean. View more info

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Reveries Over Childhood and Youth [with] Plates to Accompany Reveries Over Childhood and Youth. Two volumes

By: Yeats, William Butler

Price: £900.00

Publisher: Churchtown Dundrum, The Cuala Press 1915: 1915

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 52991

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. Numbered limited edition. This is copy no. 242 of an edition limited to 425 copies. (v), 128 pp. Publisher's linen spine over grey paper-covered boards. Black lettering to front boards. In the original opaque glassine wrappers. Slight wear to extremities. Both volumes with original printed bookplates drawn and signed [printed signature] by Jack B. Yeats and dated November 1953 to the front pastedowns. Earlier bookplates also to front pastedowns. Internally fresh and clean. Plate portfolio contains two plates: tipped-on colour plate of 'Memory Harbour' by Jack Yeats and an engravin... View more info