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Fast, Howard
SPARTACUS
London, The Bodley Head 1952 1st edition
£17.50
Hardback in dustwrapper. Pink cloth covers. Very slightly skewed. Rubbing and slight fading to spine ends. No inscription or name. Internally very clean. Well-worn dustwrapper with some repairs and small loss but has removable, clear protective covering. Not price-clipped. Scarce. VERY GOOD / GOOD
2314
Gardam, Jane
A FEW FAIR DAYS
London, Hamish Hamilton 1971 1st edition
£15.50
Hardback with dustwrapper. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. Ex-library. Clean and tight. First front endpaper has had a label removed and is creased. A "withdrawn from stock" stamp on following page and library stamp on rear of title page. Black and white illustrations by Peggy Fortnum. Chipped and sightly creased pictorial dustwrapper. A very scarce book in a first edition with dustwrapper. GOOD ++ / GOOD+
2484
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn ( Mrs.)
THE SEXTON'S HERO AND OTHER TALES
Japan, Hokuseido Press 2nd edition
£60.00
Hardback ( 5" x 7 1/2" ). Black cloth covers with titles in orange on front cover and in gilt on spine. Spine ends are very slightly rubbed and have tiny split at top. Clean and tight. Slight foxing on blank endpapers. One small, neat name on blank endpaper. Introduction and notes by A. Stanton Whitfield. Frontispiece black and white illustration of Mrs. Gaskell and one other of her handwriting and home, both with tissue guards. VERY SCARCE. VERY GOOD +
6052
Golding, William
FREE FALL
London, Faber and Faber 1959 1st edition
£40.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Deep pink covers with titles in gilt. Book has slight bumping to top and btm. of spine.No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Dustwrapper is a little grubby and browning at top edges. Chipped and repaired at top spine and top edges and in a removable, clear protective cover. Not price-clipped. VERY GOOD + / GOOD +
483
Graves, Robert
PROCEED, SERGEANT LAMB
London, Methuen 1946 2nd edition
£40.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Green cloth covers with white titles on spine. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Map tipped in rear of book showing Sgt. Lamb's Travels in 1778. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper by John Aldridge. Slight rubbing to ends of spine. Not price-clipped. VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD +
3831
Guareschi, Giovanni
DON CAMILLO'S DILEMMA
London, Gollancz 1954 ( 1st published September 1954 - 2nd impression before publication )
£20.00
Hardback with dustwrapper. Blue cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Clean and tight with a little page-edge foxing. Yellow decorated dustwrapper, slightly grubby and has some edge repairs and at ends of spine. Not price-clipped (10/6d). VERY GOOD / GOOD
6149
Huxley, Aldous
THE DEVILS OF LOUDUN
London, Chatto & Windus 1952 1st edition
£20.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Bright orange cloth covers with black box with gilt titles on spine.Clean and tight. Tiny faded name on blank front endpaper. Seven b/w illustrations. Attractive black pictorial dustwrapper by Biro which has some edge repairs and a little loss. Not price - clipped. VERY GOOD / GOOD
2323
Ishiguro, Kazuo
AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD
London, Faber and Faber 1986 Printed in G.B. by Richard Clay,Suffolk
£18.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Black cloth covers. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Clean ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper. FINE / VERY GOOD +
461
Miss Read
EMILY DAVIS
London, Michael Joseph 1971 1st edition
£48.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Brown cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. LOVELY tan decorated endpapers and very ATTRACTIVE black and white illustrations throughout by J.S.Goodall. SUPERB colour pictorial dustwrapper by John Goodall. Not price-clipped and has a removable, clear protective cover. A SCARCE Miss Read. A lovely copy. FINE / VERY GOOD +
3959
Mitchell, Gladys
NEST OF VIPERS
London, Michael Joseph 1979 1st edition
£35.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper illustrated by Graham Rogers.Some foxing to inside of dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. FINE / VERY GOOD
2330
Mitchell, Gladys
COLD, LONE AND STILL
London, Michael Joseph 1985 2nd impression
£12.50
Hardback in dustwrapper. Olive green cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. Very ATTRACTIVE, black and white illustrated dustwrapper by Graham Rogers. A small amount of nibbling ( a mouse? ) on the edge of rear d/w. Very clean, no spine edge chips and is not price-clipped. FINE / VERY GOOD
3807
North, Gil
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm
London, Chapman & Hall 1960 1st edition
£10.00
Black cloth covers with silver titles on spine. Clean and tight. Top corners slightly bumped. Has W.H.Smith Library bookplate inside cover. Good copy.
6823
North, Gil
SERGEANT CLUFF RINGS TRUE
London, Eyre Methuen 1972 1st edition
£10.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight. Ex-library. End-paper cut out and one library stamp and number on reverse of title page. Clean pictorial dustwrapper with clear protective covering fastened down to cover. VERY GOOD / VERY GOOD
6832
North, Gil
THE METHODS OF SERGENT CLUFF
London, White Lion 1973 Reprint.
£10.00
Red cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. Very clean and tight with sharp corners. No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper is well-rubbed and has a few creases around the edges. VERY GOOD / GOOD
6824
North, Gil
SERGEANT CLUFF & THE MADMEN
London, Chapman & Hall 1965 2nd edition
£10.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Black cloth covers with silver titles on spine. Very clean and tight. No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper with a little repaired chipping on spine ends. As there is a clear protective covering this is not too obvious. VERY GOOD+ / GOOD
6826
North, Gil
SERGEANY CLUFF & THE PRICE OF PITY
London, Chapman & Hall 1965 1st edition
£30.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight (white pages). No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper, not price-clipped. Very clean with a few tiny chips at ends of spine. These are hardly seen as there is a clear protective coveringwhich is taped to cover. VERY GOOD+ / VERY GOOD
6827
North, Gil
THE CONFOUNDING OF SERGEANT CLUFF
London, Chapman & Hall 1966 1st edition
£17.50
Hardback. Black cloth covers with silver titles on spine. Very clean and tight. No name or inscription. Has one tiny bump at top corner. VERY GOOD
6828
North, Gil
SERGEANT CLUFF & THE DAY OF RECKONING
London, Chapman & Hall 1967 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight. No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper clean with small loss at top of spine and top rear corner. Has clear protective covering with some creases on front and is fastened down to covers. VERY GOOD + / GOOD
6829
North, Gil
THE PROCRASTINATION OF SERGEANT CLUFF
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1969 1st edition
£50.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight (white pages). No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper, clean with very slight chipping on edges. Has clear protective covering. SCARCE. VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD
6830
North, Gil
NO CHOICE FOR SERGEANT CLUFF
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1971 1st edition
£30.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight (white pages). No inscription or name. Pictorial clean dustwrapper with small repairs at top and btm. of spine - as there is a clear protective covering these are not too obvious. This covering is fastened down to cover. VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD
6831
Total books: 978    Last update: 01/05/2019