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NO RESERVE Acton (Harold).- Howard (Brian) Autograph journal of his stay in Florence with the Actons, with mounted and loosely inserted photograp...

Aickman (Robert) The Collected Strange Stories, 2 vol., first edition limited to 500 copies, errata slip loosely inserted, original cloth, dust-ja...

Aldiss (Brian W.) Non-Stop, first edition, 2 cut signatures of author loosely inserted, original cloth, slight bumping to spine head, dust-jacket,...

Allingham (Margery) Coroner's Pidgin, first edition, bookplate, original cloth, slight bumping to corners, fore-edge a little rubbed, dust-jacket,...

NO RESERVE Auden (W.H.) and Louis MacNeice. Letters from Iceland, first edition, plates, light foxing, original cloth, light bumping to spine end...

Banks (Iain M.) Walking on Glass, 1985; Canal Dreams, 1989, first edition, signed or inscribed by the author to titles, original cloth, dust-jacke...

NO RESERVE Banks (Iain) Walking on Glass, first edition, original cloth, dust-jacket, a little rubbed, 1985; Canal Dreams, first edition, origina...

Barnes (Julian) Metroland, spine to boards faded with small stain, Somerset Maugham Award wraparound band (spine faded), 1980; Flaubert's Parrot, ...

Beardsley (Aubrey).- Machen (Arthur) The Great God Pan, first edition, half-title, 16pp. advertisements at end, title decoration and cover design ...

Beardsley (Aubrey).- Machen (Arthur) The Three Impostors or The Transmutations, first edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author, half-tit...

Beckett (Samuel) As the Story was Told, limited edition of 325 copies, original cloth-backed boards, Cambridge, Rampant Lions Press, 1987; Waiting...

Bell (Mary Hayley) The Winged Boy, first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, illustrations by Molly Blake, original stiff pi...

NO RESERVE Bennett (Alan) The Laying on of Hands, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, 2001; Father! Father! Burning Bright, 2000; The Cl...

Bentley (E. C.) Trent's Last Case, first edition, light marking to covers, [c.1900]; The Woman in Black, first American edition, light spotting to...

Berkeley (Anthony) "Francis Iles". Malice Aforethought, first edition, some foxing, especially at beginning and end, original cloth, slightly soil...

Berlin (Sven) Who Wrote Joke Grim?, 'out of series' proof copy from an edition of 6, illustrations, tipped-in frontispiece, manuscript letter, pos...

NO RESERVE Betjeman (John) Ghastly Good Taste, manuscript copy in black, green and blue inks in a neat hand, the title calligraphic, folding plat...

Betjeman (John) Ghastly Good Taste [2 copies], one of 200 copies signed by the author, original roan-backed cloth, some rubbing to spine, slip-cas...

[Blixen (Karen)] "Isak Dinesen". Seven Gothic Tales, first edition, colour frontispiece by Rex Whistler, some light scattered spotting to edges, i...

Blunden (Edmund) Halfway House. A Miscellany of New Poems, first edition, one of 70 copies signed by the author (this unnumbered, being 1 of 10 co...

Blyton (Enid) Five Go Adventuring Again, later dust-jacket, 1943; Five Go to Camp, 1948; The Sea of Adventure, 1948; The Mountain of Adventure, 19...

Bond (Michael) Paddington on Top, signed by the author on half-title, illustrations by Peggy Fortnum, light browning to endpapers, bump to foot o...

Booker Prize.- Doyle (Roddy) Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, 1993 § Swift (Graham) Last Orders, 1996 § Carey (Peter) True History of the Kelly Gang, 2001 §...

Boyd (William) A Good Man in Africa, signed by the author to title, early reprint, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1981. ⁂ Scarce...

Boyd (William) An Ice-Cream War, 1982 § Barker (Pat) The Ghost Road, 1995 § Carey (Peter) Oscar and Lucinda, 1988 § Doyle (Roddy) Paddy Clarke Ha ...

NO RESERVE Brickhill (Paul) The Dam Busters,1951; The Great Escape, 1951 § Brickhill (Paul) and Conrad Norton. Escape to Danger, covers slightly ...

NO RESERVE Briggs (Asa) The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, 4 vol., illustrations, vol. 4 with printed presentation slip, original...

Buchan (John) Sir Quixote of the Moors. Being some Account of an Episode in the Life of the Sieur de Rohaine, first edition, frontispiece, half-ti...

NO RESERVE Buchan (John) The Massacre of Glencoe, first edition, signed by author, scattered faint spotting, original cloth, slight bumping to sp...

Cain (James M.) The Postman Always Rings Twice, first English edition, original cloth, slight bumping to spine extremities, dust-jacket, small los...

Calvino (Italo) The Path to the Nest of Spiders, jacket with 2 closed tears and some light creasing to head, some light spotting to lower panel, 1...

Capote (Truman) Other Voices Other Rooms, first edition, original cloth, dust-jacket, spine very lightly faded and slightly chipped at ends, else ...

Carey (Peter) Four Easy Pieces, number 7 of 100 'special' copies signed by Carey and Hogan, portrait frontispiece and illustrations by Eileen Hoga...

Carter (Angela) The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffmann, first edition, author's copy with bookplate, original cloth, dust-jacket, 1972; T...

Chase (James Hadley) Safer Dead, first edition, previous owner's ink signature, original cloth, light fading to top edge, dust-jacket, faint spott...

Chevalier (Tracy) Girl with a Pearl Earring, first edition, signed by author, original boards, dust-jacket with misspelling of 'earring' to lower ...

Chevalier (Tracy) Girl With a Pearl Earring, first edition, cut signature of the author on title, original boards, first issue jacket with "earing...

NO RESERVE Christie (Agatha) The Hollow, first edition, original cloth, fading to spine tips, dust-jacket, sunning to spine, rubbing and chipping...

Cockerell (Sydney C.).- Butler (Samuel) Erewhon, inscribed by author to Sydney C. Cockerell with section of A.L.s tipped-in at title, portrait of ...

Coetzee (J.M.) Dusklands, first edition, very light spotting to endpapers, original cloth, dust-jacket, very lightly marked and with slight shelf-...

Coetzee (J.M.) In the Heart of the Country, first English edition, signed by the author on title, also signed by activist Hassim Seedat, original ...

Coetzee (J.M.) Waiting for the Barbarians, first edition, signed by the author to title, original boards, dust-jacket, spine sunned but still over...

Coetzee (J.M.) Life & Times of Michael K, first English edition, 1983; Waiting for the Barbarians, first South African edition, dust-jacket spine ...

Coetzee (J.M.) Boyhood, 1997; Age of Iron, first American edition, 1990; Boyhood, first American edition, 1997; Diary of a Bad Year, a couple of l...

Coetzee (J.M.) Disgrace, signed by the author to title, light foxing to first and last pages, light marginal toning, 1999; Youth, 2002; Elizabeth...

Collier (John) His Monkey Wife, first edition, original cloth, very small mark to upper cover and slight fading to spine ends, dust-jacket with fa...

NO RESERVE [Connolly (Cyril)] "Palinurus". The Unquiet Grave, one of 1,000 copies, dust-jacket, spine browned with portion of loss to head, creas...

NO RESERVE Conrad (Joseph) The Secret Agent, limited edition signed by the author, portrait frontispiece, original boards, light spotting, rubbin...

NO RESERVE Crompton (Richmal) Just - William, [1922]; More William, [1922]; William Again, 1923; William - The Fourth, 1924; Still - William, [19...

Crowley (Aleister).- Baudelaire (Charles) Little Poems in Prose, first edition of this translation, one of 800 copies, 2pp. errata, 3pp. advertise...

Dahl (Roald) Twitch Twitch, 4 vol., reprints, signed presentation inscriptions "Anne love Roald" from the author, original wrappers, light creasin...

Dahl (Roald) Going Solo, first edition, signed by the author to half-title, illustrations, original boards, dust-jacket, lightly marked, 8vo, 1986.

Dahl (Roald) Two Fables, one of 300 copies signed by the author to half-title, original leather-backed boards, upper cover lightly marked, 1986; a...

NO RESERVE Dahl (Roald).- Anonymous Roald Dahl, 35 negatives showing Dahl sitting in an armchair reading or posing with Felicity Dahl and their ...

Davis (Norbert) The Mouse in the Mountain, first edition, red ink stamp of Vicente Book Store and Rental Library to final leaf and endpapers/paste...

Deighton (Len) Horse Under Water, complete with crossword to endpapers and crossword competition loosely inserted, original red decorative cloth, ...

Devi (Indira) Shrutanjali, few spots to first few pages, boards lightly spotted, dust-jacket corners chipped and covers a little faded, Pondicherr...

NO RESERVE Dexter (Colin) The Wench is Dead, 1989 § McDermid (Val) A Place of Execution, 1999 § Lawton (John) A Little White Death, 1998 § O'Brie...

Dinsdale (Alfred) Television, first edition, illustrations, broken, original stiff printed wrappers, dust-jacket soiled chipped at edges and with ...

[Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge)], "Lewis Carroll". Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 92 colour illustrations (of which 14 full-page) by Harry Rountree...

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