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Image for Horizon : A Review of Literature and Art. Vol. XVII, No. 98. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh

Horizon : A Review of Literature and Art. Vol. XVII, No. 98. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh

By: Connolly, Cyril, editor and Evelyn Waugh

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Horizon 1948: 1948

Book number: 53317

Condition: Very Good


76-159 pp. Publisher's original printed wrappers. Covers slightly darkened. Adverts. Comprises the first appearance of 'The Loved Ones' by Evelyn Waugh. A VG copy. View more info

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Poems

By: Conquest, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1955: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56376

Condition: Very Good


viii, 66 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. Dj spine slightly darkened. Internally clean. No ownership marks. The author's first volume of poetry. View more info

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Typhoon And Other Stories

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1903: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52119

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 304, (32) pp. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt decoration and title to front cover & gilt lettering to spine. A few tiny spots to lower spine. Cloth fresh with minimal wear. Protected in a clear acetate wrapper. Two-page press opinions before half title. 32-page publisher's adverts at rear. Publisher's windmill device to title page with lettering not in caps. Top edge trimmed, other edges untrimmed. Neat ink name to ffep. Endpapers darkened. Inter... View more info

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The Mirror of the Sea. Memories and Impressions

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1906: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52120

Condition: Very Good


First edition. vii, 306, 40 pp. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spine. Short tear to head of spine. One corner slightly bumped. Slight rubbing to joint. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Book protected in a clear acetate wrapper. No ownership names. Title page in red & black. 40-page publisher's adverts at rear dated August 1906. Internally clean. A VG copy. View more info

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Tales of Unrest

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1898: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52121

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Author's fourth book. 297, (14) pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. One corner bumped. A few minor marks to boards. Book protected in a clear acetate wrapper. Endpapers and page edges slightly age-darkened. No ownership names. Title page in red & black. 14-page publisher's adverts at rear. A VG copy. View more info

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An Outcast of the Islands

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1896: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52122

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Conrad's second book. 391 pp. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Book protected in a clear acetate wrapper. Spine marked with area of discoloration. Slight wear to extremites. Title page in red & black. Publisher's advert for 'Almayer's Folly' opposite half title. No ownership names. Slight spotting to endpapers. Faint erasure to first three leaves. A VG copy. View more info

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The Rover

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, T.Fisher Unwin 1923: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52951

Condition: Good


317 pp, wear to book cloth and tears to dustwrapper with top of spine missing and foxing to pages. View more info

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Tales Of Hearsay

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1925: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52955

Condition: Good


288 pp, marking to book cloth and parts of dustwrapper missing at edge to front corner and top of spine. View more info

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The Arrow of Gold : A Story Between Two Notes

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. 1919: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52975

Condition: Very Good


x, 336 pp. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine and in colour pictorial dust wrapper. Top edge stained green. Spine & boards slightly marked. Tear to dw at head of spine with some loss and with chipping & tears to dw extremities but jacket now protected in a clear plastic wrapper. Presumably later issue jacket, probably in the same year of publication. Name stamp to front free endpaper. Slight spotting. Internally clean. Binding fir... View more info

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The Rover

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £950.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company 1923: 1923

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 55433

Condition: Fine


This is copy no. 193 of an edition limited to 375 copies signed by the author Joseph Conrad on the limitation leaf. 371 pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated paper-covered boards. Top edge gilt. Clear acetate jacket. In custom Asprey's quarter morocco solander box with gilt panels and lettering to spine. Without the publisher's slipcase and paper jacket. From the library of Stanley Seeger with his bookplate to front pastedown and inside panel of box. Minor nick to fron... View more info

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Tales of Unrest

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1898: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56349

Condition: Good


First edition. Author's fourth book and first collection of short stories. 297, (14) pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Damage to head of spine with slight loss. Boards marked. Front hinge split and sections loose. No ownership names. Title page in red & black. 14-page publisher's adverts at rear. Condition noted. View more info

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The Rover

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1923: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59115

Condition: Good


317 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Spine lettering faded. Tear to cloth at spine joint. Inner hinges split. Cloth clean. Internally clean. View more info

Image for Without Prejudice : One Hundred Letters From Frederick William Rolfe 'Baron Corvo' to John Lane

Without Prejudice : One Hundred Letters From Frederick William Rolfe 'Baron Corvo' to John Lane

By: Corvo, Baron [Rolfe, Frederick William] and edited by Cecil Woolf

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Privately printed for Allen Lane Christmas 1963: 1963

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 55444

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. One of 600 copies privately printed for Allen Lane as a Christmas greeting. 119 pp. Original grey/brown paper-covered boards with orange title panels & gilt lettering to front board & spine. In the original plain orange paper wrapper. Wrapper edgeworn & chipped with darkening to spine. Endpapers slightly darkened. Printed on hand-made paper. Title page in red & black. Illustrations. View more info

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The Groote Park Murder

By: Crofts, Freeman Wills

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 58546

Condition: Good


First Penguin edition. 288 pp. Green and white wrappers. Slight wear to spine ends. Ink owner's name to endpaper. Binding firm. View more info

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Matilda

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1988: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58610

ISBN: 0224025724

Condition: Good


240 pp. Red boards with gilt lettering to spine and in pictorial dustwrapper. Jacket bright with minimal wear. Spine ends and corners of boards bumped with slight fraying. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. Illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake. Book in Good condition in a VG dust jacket. View more info

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The Lyre of Orpheus

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Viking 1988: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56173

ISBN: 067082416X

Condition: Good


Signed by the author on the title-page. 472 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dj rubbed & edgeworn. Boards clean. Leaves very age-darkened. View more info

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Memoirs of a Midget

By: De La Mare, Walter

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Collins 1921: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39001

Condition: Very Good


362 pp, some marks to original ble cloth with red lettering, and foxing to pages ink name on f.e.p. View more info

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Henry Brocken His Travels and Adventures in the Rich, Strange, Scarce-imaginable Regions of Romance

By: DE LA MARE, Walter J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London & Boston, John Murray 1904: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2969

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first issue of the author's second book. x + 202 pp., in original blue cloth with gilt decorative spine. A little rubbed and bumped at head and foot of spine, boards have some markings. Internally clean, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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The Maias

By: De Queiroz, Eca

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head 1965: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55873

Condition: Very Good


633 pp, small creases to dustwrapper spine. View more info

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The Sin of Father Amaro

By: De Queiroz, Eca

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head 1962: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55874

Condition: Very Good


352pp, small creases to dustwrapper edges. View more info