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The League of Youth: The Pillars of Society: A Doll's House. Authorised Translation. Edited by William Archer. Fourth Edition., ARCHER, William; IBSEN, Henrik;
21 ARCHER, William; IBSEN, Henrik; The League of Youth: The Pillars of Society: A Doll's House. Authorised Translation. Edited by William Archer. Fourth Edition.
London, The Water Scott Publishing Co. 1907 
Hardback, 7.5 x 5 ins. Blue cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine, blind embossed decoration to front. Top edges gilt. In good condition, some rubbing to edges and corners, minor rubbing to boards, foxing to endpapers and title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 389pp + adverts at rear. With frontis portrait. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Laying on of Hands., ARENT, ARTHUR:
22 ARENT, ARTHUR: The Laying on of Hands.
Michael Joseph. London. 1969 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 273pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slight browning along top edge. Not price clipped). Owner’s neat inscription dated 1971 to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Novel about hunting Nazis in USA, South America and Europe. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Injury Time. Signed copy., BAINBRIDGE, BERYL:
23 BAINBRIDGE, BERYL: Injury Time. Signed copy.
Duckworth. 1977 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 158pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Small marks to top edge. Slight browning of some pages towards back. Author’s inscription to main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. Signed copy of a novel by Beryl Bainbridge. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Pocock & Pitt., BAKER, ELLIOTT:
24 BAKER, ELLIOTT: Pocock & Pitt.
Michael Joseph. London. 1974 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks and slight creases. Not price clipped). Owner’s small inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 285pp. Modern first edition. The odyssey and transformation of Wendell Pocock provides the basis for this wildly comic novel. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Miss Ann Green of Clifton. A Romance of the Bristol Riots. Second edition. Edited and Illustrated by Reece Winstone with an 1828 map and 44 illustrations of Clifton and Bristol then and now. Signed copy., BAKER, ETHEL WINIFRED:
25 BAKER, ETHEL WINIFRED: Miss Ann Green of Clifton. A Romance of the Bristol Riots. Second edition. Edited and Illustrated by Reece Winstone with an 1828 map and 44 illustrations of Clifton and Bristol then and now. Signed copy.
Reece Winstone. 1974 1st thus. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In illustrated green hard card covers. 195pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. Editor’s and owner’s neat inscriptions to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Novel based on the life of a real person who lived through the Bristol Riots of 1831. Originally published in 1936, contains many references to Bristol and Clifton. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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How I Fooled the World., BANNING, JOHN:
26 BANNING, JOHN: How I Fooled the World.
New English Library. London. 1974 1st edition. 
Size 5.0 x 8.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 221pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Owner’s neat inscription dated 1975 to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Novel in which a journalist feeds a false story into the world wide news which is believed totally. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Punch and Judy and Other Essays., BARING, MAURICE:
27 BARING, MAURICE: Punch and Judy and Other Essays.
London. William Heinemann. 1924 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 370pp. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Bookseller’s stamp to front endpaper. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper, dated 1924. Collection of essays on a variety of subjects. Includes Authors and Books, The Stage. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The Well of the Silent Harp. A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns., BARKE, JAMES:
28 BARKE, JAMES: The Well of the Silent Harp. A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns.
London. Collins. 1954 
Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed with small tears at top end. Handling marks. Slightly creased along edges. large tear to front fore edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to hapf title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 351pp. This book concludes the story of Robert Burns’ life with his death at Dumfries. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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29 BARKER, GEORGE: A Vision of Beasts and Gods.
F&F 1954 (1st.). 
White cloth lettered in red. 62 pp. Very good. (Poems) 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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A Vision of Beasts and Gods., BARKER, GEORGE:
30 BARKER, GEORGE: A Vision of Beasts and Gods.
F&F 1954 (1st.). 
White cloth lettered in red. 62 pp. In very good condition. (Poems) 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Liza Bowe., BARKER, SHIRLEY:
31 BARKER, SHIRLEY: Liza Bowe.
Hodder and Stoughton. 1957 1st UK edition. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small chips at ends of spine. Not price clipped). Slight browing to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 245pp. The heroine works in an Elizabethan ale house frequented by Marlowe, Shakespeare and co. An Elizbethan adventure. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect. Second Collection., BARNES, WILLIAM:
32 BARNES, WILLIAM: Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect. Second Collection.
John Russel Smith, London. 1863 (2nd.) 
Bound in brown embossed cloth, with gilt to spine. With removable plastic cover. 212pp. Cat.4pp. In good condition. Spine and covers faded. Corners slightly bumped. owners incription on front endpaper. Mild foxing and browning throughout. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Poems from the Welsh. With some additional Renderings by C. C. Bell., BELL, H.IDRIS (transl. into English verse by):
33 BELL, H.IDRIS (transl. into English verse by): Poems from the Welsh. With some additional Renderings by C. C. Bell.
The Welsh Publ. Co., Carnarvon 1913 (1st.). 
Green cloth gt. Very good. 103 pp. PRESENTATION copy. “With king regards & best wishes, H.I.B.” Editors’ initials and a few corrections in text . 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Regiment of Women., BERGER, THOMAS:
34 BERGER, THOMAS: Regiment of Women.
Eyre Methuen. London. 1974 1st UK edition. 
Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded. Top edge slightly creased. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to top edge. Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 349pp. Modern first edition. The twenty first century, New York, women are in total control. Men have become mere chattels and sexual playthings, reproduction is limited to involuntary donorship in special camps. Ribald, surreal and brilliantly comic. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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35 BERSTEIN, HILDA: Death is Part of the Process.
Sinclair Brown 1983 (1st.). 
294pp. Fine in fine pict.dw. Inscribed by author on title-page. (Winner of the first "Sinclair Prize"). She was actively involved in campaigning for women's rights in South Africa, and had to leave the country illegally under threat of arrest. This is her first novel, set in South Africa under apartheid. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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36 BETJEMAN, JOHN: Summoned by Bells.
J.Murray 1960 (1st.). 
Tall 8vo. Green cloth with blind-stamped design of "bells", gt.lettering on spine. Pict.endpapers with "Bells" motif. Num.b/w chapter vign. illustrations. 111 pp. Slight foxing, mostly only fore-edge of pages. Very good in good dustwrapper (dw: NOT price-clipped / foxed , and small bits of paper missing ends of spine). 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Vulture in the Sun. New spy thrilller., BINGHAM, JOHN:
37 BINGHAM, JOHN: Vulture in the Sun. New spy thrilller.
Victor Gollancz. London. 1971 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 191pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded and creased at top edge. Not price clipped). Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Modern first edition. Spy thriller set in Cyprus. Tom Carter is sent to allow the permanent man to take a holiday. He is soon caught up by blackmail, double-crossing and assassination. The solution comes in a series of explosive surprises. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Tale of Terror. A Study of the Gothic Romance., BIRKHEAD, Edith;
38 BIRKHEAD, Edith; The Tale of Terror. A Study of the Gothic Romance.
London Constable and Company Ltd 1921 1st 
Size 9 x 6 inches. In red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Gilt banding to ends of spine and blind embossed edging to boards. In very good condition. Some very slight fading around edges of boards. Bookplate to front endpaper and small label of book description in corner. One or two faint pencil notations. some pages rough cut. Else a very clean and tight copy. 241pp. Not originally illustrated, but has two b&w plates stuck in (frontis and portrait at chap.1.) Frontis; “Some Effects of Diablerie” - from Stokoe’s ‘German Influence in the English Romantic Period’. Portrait of Matthew Gregory “Monk” Lewis. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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39 BLAKE, NICHOLAS: The Private Wound.
Publ.for the Crime Club by Collins 1968 (1st.). 
Red cloth gt. A few tiny weak dents on spine. Else very good in very good dustwrapper (dw NOT price-clipped). No inscriptions. 223 pp. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Torrent Of Faces, BLISH, JAMES
40 BLISH, JAMES A Torrent Of Faces
Faber & Faber 1968 (1st. ed.). 
Red cloth gt. Very good in very good dustwrapper (no inscriptions / dw NOT price-clipped). Dust Jacket Illustration By Jerome Gask 270pp. In the world of eight hundred years in the future, one thousand billion people are kept reasonably content in a complex and completely automated society. Immaculate copy of a science fiction novel that combines the 'world machine' motif with the timeless 'disaster' scenario of a meteor on course for the Earth, as explored and exploited by a number of Hollywood blockbusters recently, that shouted "Yo". 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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