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$11.15
241197sd051

Running Backwards Over Sand


DOWRICK, STEPHANIE

first edition 349pp VG+ (sl cocked,owner's stamp on ffep, corners sl.bruised) in VG d/w (rubbed,sl creasing to extremities,sl foxing to flaps,price clipped)

PUBLISHER: viking london 1985

KEYWORDS: modern first edition new zealand literature

$36.25
man251197hd016

Maria Fernanda


DE LA OSSA, PEREZ

first english edition 241pp in blue cloth boards, VG- (cocked, boards rubbed and sl.sunned with average shelf wear to extrem., corners bruised, spine sunned and scuffed with small chip at head, bookseller's stamp on front paste-down, owner's inscription on half-title page, v.light foxing; mainly to ep's) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: eyre and spottiswoode london 1931

KEYWORDS: modern first edition spanish literature

$11.15
241197fd027

The Assignment


on the observing of the observer of the observers

DURRENMATT, FRIEDRICH

first UK edition 129pp FINE in NF d/w (sl rubbed,v sl chipped upper rear corner,minor creasing to upper rear edge)

PUBLISHER: jonathan cape london 1988

KEYWORDS: modern first edition german literature

$15.00
261197mf071

A Wilderness of Mirrors


FRISCH, MAX

First US edition 304pp VG+ (a little rubbing to paper of boards, owner's inscription at front paste-down, endpapers lightly broowned and foxed) in VG- d/w (rubbing, spine sunned with rather messy open tear to head, sl.rounded corners)

PUBLISHER: Random House New York 1966

KEYWORDS: modern first edition german literature

$15.30
261197rd012

The Woman Who Walked Into Doors


DOYLE, RODDY

first edition 226pp Fine in NF d/w (tape residue on front cover)

PUBLISHER: jonathan cape london 1996

KEYWORDS: modern first edition irish literature

$25.09
131197ma009

Alaric at Rome


ARNOLD, MATTHEW

first edition thus 339pp original boards with gold embossed design, VG (slight wear and discolouration at spine, small stain on front cover, lacks ffep, corners bruised, boards rubbed with moderate shelf wear)

PUBLISHER: ward lock and bowden london 1896

KEYWORDS: poetry first editions literature

$13.94
231197vd007

Not by Bread Alone


DUDINTSEV, VLADIMIR

first edition 447pp VG+ (sl.cocked, lower corners sl.bruised, sl.browning/foxing to ep's) in GOOD d/w (rubbed, edges worn with numerous tears, spine sunned & chipped, corners chipped)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london 1957

KEYWORDS: modern first edition russian literature

$11.15
211197c033

The Innocent Libertine


COLETTE

first edition 214pp VG (some shelf wear to edges of boards with some sunning to top edges, owner's inscription on ffep, sl.foxed fore-edge & ep's) in VG- d/w (corners chipped,1 inch chip out of upper edge of front cover near spine head,crease along upper rear cover,rubbed,minor tears to spine head and foot,foxing to flaps)

PUBLISHER: secker and warburg london 1968

KEYWORDS: modern first edition french literature

$11.15
1g57/2

USE OF THE CHEMICAL LITERATURE


BOTTLE, R T:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc)231pp VG+(v sl gum stains to ep's & boards,v sl bruised corners,v sl bumped spine head & foot) d/w VG+(in plastic,v sl sunned spine)

PUBLISHER: butterworths london 1962

KEYWORDS: science chemicals literature

$78.07
man41199fm021

The Loved and the Unloved


(Galigai)

MAURIAC, FRANCOIS

first UK edition in cloth boards, VG+ (small stain at centre of front board, spine sunned, bookseller's sticker at foot-edge front paste-down, minor browning to ep's, free from foxing) in VG d/w (sunned, some wear to edges and spine head, upper corners rounded, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: eyre & spottiswoode london 1953

KEYWORDS: modern first edition french literature poetry mauriac

$55.77
manwj2870025

JOHN MARR


and Other Poems.

MELVILLE, HERMAN.

First edition, 8vo, original tan cloth spine over green paper boards, gilt title to spine, 205pp, VG (owner's bookplate to front paste-down, rear hinge cracked but sound, damp staining to foot edge of pages at gutter, boards a little rubbed at edges with bruised corners, spine sunned with sl.scuffed head & foot, light foxing)

PUBLISHER: Princeton University Press USA 1922.

KEYWORDS: modern first edition melville poetry literature

$13.94
23200ml001

Famous Writers and Their Feuds


LAND, MYRICK:

first edition xiii plus 202pp VG+ (sl.sunning to spine and extrem.of boards, small bookseller's sticker at lower edge front paste-down, v.sl.bruising to corners) in VG d/w (sl.sunned spine & extrem., minor wear to spine head & foot, acorners rounded)

PUBLISHER: hamish hamilton london 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition writers authors literature feuds

$13.94
1e1/13

AN ESSAY IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY


PASTERNAKM, BORIS

ex libris (usual cancellations markings, pocket etc), 160pp, B&W photo illust, near excellent (sl cocked, head and foot of spine sl bumped, s; bumped extremities), d/w very good + (sl rubbed , sl sunned, head of spine sl chipped, sl wearing to extremities

PUBLISHER: collins and harvill press london 1959

KEYWORDS: boris pasternak autobiography, russia history ww1 literature

$13.94
1e1/10

THE UNKNOWN ORWELL


STANSKY, PETER & ABRAHAMS WILLIAM

ex libris (usual cancellation markings, pocket etc), 271pp, b&w photog illust, near excellent (v sl bruised corners, head and foot of spine sl bumped, sl gum stains to fr and rear fep's) d/w very good + (in plastic, sl rubbed, head and foot of spine sl bumped)

PUBLISHER: constable london 1972

KEYWORDS: george orwell biography literature

$13.94
1e1/7

EDUARD MORIKE


his life and work

MARE, MARGARET

ex libris (usual cancellation markings, pocket etc), 276pp, b&w and colour illust, near excellent (sl bruised corners, head and foot of spine slightly bumped) d/w very good + (sl rubbed, sl chipped corners, sl wear at extremities)

PUBLISHER: methuen london 1957

KEYWORDS: eduard morike biography literature germany poetry

$13.94
1e1/5

THAT MAN HEINE


a biography by lewis browne

BROWNE, LEWIS

ex libris (usual cancellation markings, pocket etc), 420pp, very good + (sl cocked, sl bruised corners, head & tail of spine sl bumped, sl sunned spine, sl rubbing, sl discoloured front & rear fep's and ep's)

PUBLISHER: macmillan new york 1929

KEYWORDS: heine biography jews germany france literature poetry

$19.52
120298am009

Where Eagles Dare


MACLEAN, ALISTAIR

first edition, octavo hardcover, VG (light foxing to eps & page edges) in VG d/w (slight creasing & fading, v small closed tears to edges)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1967

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature

$11.15
1f55/12

LIVING WRITERS


being critical studies broadcast in the b.b.c. third programme

PHELPS, GILBERT (ED0;

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc), 157pp, cond. very good+ (spine ends v sl bruised, v sl internal seperation starting), lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: sylvan press, london 1947

KEYWORDS: literature critiques, prose writers, o'casey, bowen, forster,

$11.15
1f45/26

HENRY JAMES AND JOHN HAY


THE RECORD OF A FRIENDSHIP

MONTERIRO, GEORGE;

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc), pp205, cond. very good+ (v sl sunning to spine, gum stains to ep's), d/w cond. v good+ (in plastic, back flap sl trimmed on bottom r corner).

PUBLISHER: brown university press, providence 1965

KEYWORDS: henry james, correspondence, literature,

$255.00
p25/28

The Sensitive Plant


SHELLEY, PERCY BYSSHE

first edition thus 128pp ills.[b/w/rose w.col.tipped-in plates by charles robinson] VG (green cloth w.black dec.stamps,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,mod.stain to spine and top board,sl.wear to extrems.,ill.eps,school presentation bookplate to ffep,all tissue guards present and all col.plates are clean and bright,contents clean,spine cracked but tight)

PUBLISHER: heinemann london [nd]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry percy bysshe shelley charles robinson

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