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A Better Class of Person

an autobiography 1929-1956


first edition 285pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (red cloth,mod.bumps and sl.wear to extrems.,eps sl.foxed,cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and creased,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: faber & faber london 1981

KEYWORDS: modern first edition john osborne biography literature


The Letters of John Middleton Murry to Katherine Mansfield


first edition 394pp VG+ (brown cloth,sl.sunned upper edge,owner's inscr.to ffep,edges sl.soiled) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed,spine and covers unevenly sunned)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson auckland 1983

KEYWORDS: modern first edition john middleton murry katherine mansfield c.a.hankin biography literature


Katherine Mansfield's Letters to John Middleton Murry 1913-1922


first edition 701pp VG+ (brown cloth,sl.stained,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's notes to rfep,cocked) in G d/w (sl.soiled,3cm loss to foot of spine,several closed tears and chipping w.some minor losses,external tape repairs to spine)

PUBLISHER: constable london 1951

KEYWORDS: modern first edition katherine mansfield john middleton murry biography literature


Schrevelius' Greek Lexicon

translated into english


third edition 764pp VG (marbled paper boards w. half black leather and gilt bands and titling to spine, title label partially detaching, mod wear to upper and lower edges, corners, head and foot of spine and hinges, boards sl rubbed w. minor surface loss, sl foxing to prelims and browning to edges of conents, some internal paper seperation to gutters at front and rear eps but no detaching and binding firm, sl foxing to some sections of text)

PUBLISHER: baldwin and cradock paternoster row 1836

KEYWORDS: schrevelius' lexicon classical studies dictionaries greek literature history major j. r.


The Gaucho Martin Fierro


[limited edition unnumbered, 1 of 2000] 328pp illus, (b/w, drawings by alberto guiraldes w. frontis photograph of author) VG+ (white and brown genuine pigskin hide w. dec illus and titling branded on to front board, edges of boards perforated and woven w. dec. lashing, eps speckled, sl smudging to speckled dec illus on ffep, sl foxing to ffep and frontis reverse sides, sl browning to t.e. of contents and v. sl foxing to other edges) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: editorial pampa buenos aires 1972

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry verse spanish hernandez jose guiraldes alberto


The Poetic Image


first edition 157pp VG+ (teal cloth,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,edges sl.soiled) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: jonathan cape london 1947

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry c.day lewis


With William Burroughs

a report from the bunker


first edition 250pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (in glossy wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,minor crease to lower corner of cover,edges sl.soiled o/w contents clean)

PUBLISHER: vermilion london 1982

KEYWORDS: modern first edition victor bokris william burroughs literature biography


Money Writes!

a study of american literature


first edition 227pp VG+ (burgundy cloth,sl.uneven sunning,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,prelims.and edges sl.foxed) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: publ.by author long beach 1927

KEYWORDS: modern first edition upton sinclair literature


Vive Moi!

an autobiography


first edition 288pp VG+ (red cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,paste action to eps,owner's inscr.to ffep) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned spine,sl.wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: rupert hart-davis london 1965

KEYWORDS: modern first edition sean o'faolain biography literature


Ardizzone's Hans Andersen

fourteen classic tales


first new zealand edition 191pp ills.[some col.by edward ardizzone] F in NF d/w (sl.bumps and creasing to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: andre deutsch london/hutchinson new zealand 1978

KEYWORDS: modern first edition children's literature hans andersen edward ardizzone


Holmes & Watson

a miscellany


first edition 137pp VG+ (green cloth,sl.soiled w.spine sl.sunned,eps and edges sl.foxed) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: oxford univ.press london 1953

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature s.c.roberts sherlock holmes watson conan doyle


Still By Choice


first edition 35pp VG+ (grey cloth,boards and content edges sl.foxed) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,4x3cm loss to head of cover,chipping to extrems.,internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: cresset press london 1966

KEYWORDS: modern first edition ruth pitter poetry literature


Once Upon Three Times

three stories


first edition 86pp ills.[b/w by shelley freshman] NF (green cloth,dealer's label to front pastedown,sl.cocked) in NF d/w (sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: ernest benn london 1978

KEYWORDS: modern first edition robert nye children's literature shelley freshman


The 3 Robbers


first edition [predates us edition - 1962] [unpaginated] ills.[col.] VG+ (ill.paper boards w.cloth spine,sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear to edges w.some sl.surface losses,contents clean and bright)

PUBLISHER: methuen london 1961

KEYWORDS: modern first edition children's literature tomi ungerer


Tales from Shakespeare


[first edition thus] 242pp illus, (col and b/w artwork by may mulliner, incl col frontispiece, tipped in) VG (blue paper boards w. school gilt motif stamp to front board as given for presentation and white paper board spine, sl paper seperation to head and foot of upper hinge, detaching sl at head, front board sl shaky but securely attached, mod wear to corners of boards exposing texture of boards, spine sl cocked and cracked, sl soiling and stains to boards w. mod browning to spine, residue of presentation plate to front pastedown w. mod pasteaction to front and rear eps, sl foxing to prelims and edges of contents, sl foxing to some pages of contents, illus tipped in all w. tissue guards present, one illus page sl detached but holding at upper edge) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: robert scott london 1915

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature shakespeare english drama fiction short stories lamb charles lamb mary mulliner may


Jill's Magic Island

and other stories


first edition 177pp illus, (b/w photography incl frontis) VG (brown cloth boards w. green cloth spine, sl chipping to head and foot of spine w. mod split to upper edge of lower hinge though attached at head and holding, sl soiling and marks to boards inc sl pen marks to rear board, small pen marking to ffep, internal paper seperation to reverse of rear fep gutter and detaching at head and foot, sl wobbly but stitching and webbing holding firm) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: thomas nelson london 1934

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature childrens stories acting costume fables fairy tales ballet jelf ernest arthur


Houndsditch Day By Day


[first edition] 200pp +ads VG (red cloth w. gilt, black and red dec stamp and black titling, sl rubbed and soiled w sl scuffing along part of fore edge of front board, spine sl browned and stained w. sl fading to other boards, spine sl cocked and cracked, internal paper seperation to ffep gutter w. binding firm and webbing secure, ffep detaching sl at lower edge, pencil owners inscription to head of leaf, sl foxing to prelims, sl to top corner of rear fep, edges of contents browned w. fore edge untrimmed)

PUBLISHER: sands & company london 1899

KEYWORDS: modern first edition fiction literature popular novels history journalism pitcher binstead, arthur m




Very scarce UK hardcover first edition (50 copies) issued concurrent with the UK paperback. With gold 'Z' embossed to front board, SIGNED 'Z' and dated by author. The dustwrapper is qutie different to the US edition. Cased and stitched. 709pp, brand new MINT in like d/w.

PUBLISHER: Anchor London / Hard Echo Press NZ 2000

KEYWORDS: modern first edition mark danielewski literature novel


Mother's Little Girl


first edition 255pp illus, (b/w, 7x plates, poss missing frontis) VG- (blue cloth w. gilt titling and dec stamps to front board and spine, dark blue eps, boards and hinges sl rubbed w. sl wear along bottom edges, v. sl surface loss to head of spine and hinge area and corners of boards, spine sl cocked and shaky, dealers label to front pastedown, owners inscription to front and rear feps, partial internal paper seperation to front and rear ep gutters w. sl detaching at head and foot but binding and webbing holding secure) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: ward lock london 1904

KEYWORDS: modern first edition childrens literature fiction classics turner ethel


Backblock Ballads

and later verses


first edition [second version of 1st ed w. drover on right hand side of bullocks on colour frontis) 150pp +ads illus, (col, artwork to title page and frontispiece by hal gye) VG (green cloth w. black dec stamps and titling to front board and black titling to spine, dec eps by hal gye, v. sl bumps and wear to head and foot of spine and corners of boards, v. sl rubbing to boards w. v. minor surface abrasion to parameters of front board, sl foxing to prelims and edges) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: angus & robertson sydney 1918

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry history verse australia dennis c j

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