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Any When., BLISH, JAMES
41 BLISH, JAMES Any When.
Faber & Faber 1972 (1st. ed.). 
Blue cloth gt. Good in good dustwrapper (dw NOT price-clipped). A few brown marks on endpaper & covers from tape. Ex lib copy. 185pp. Second of the Cities in Flight novels. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Midsummer Century, BLISH, JAMES
42 BLISH, JAMES Midsummer Century
Faber & Faber 1973 (1st. ed.). 
Red cloth gt. Very good in very good dustwrapper (no inscriptions / dw NOT price-clipped). 107pp. In Story of a 20th c. scientist projected into the year 25,000 AD by a freak accident. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Star Dwellers., BLISH, JAMES
43 BLISH, JAMES The Star Dwellers.
Faber & Faber 1961 (1st. ed.). 
Blue cloth gt. Very good in very good dustwrapper (no inscriptions / dw NOT price-clipped). Very minor rubbing to top and bottom of dust wrapper. Two small tape marks on the cloth. Owners book plate on front endpaper. Jacket design by John C. Griffiths 153pp. The story of a cadet in interstellar diplomatic corp and his meeting with the strangest sentient humanity had found as of that date. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Period of Adjustment, BOGARDE, DIRK:
44 BOGARDE, DIRK: A Period of Adjustment
Viking 1994 (1st.). 
Blue cloth gt. Fine in very good dustwrapper. 280 pp From 1927 - 1934 Bogarde lived in a remote cottage in the Sussex downs. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Oeuvres De Boileu. Avec un Nouveau Commentaire par M. Amar. (Works of Boileu. With a New Commentary by Mr. Amar.) In Four Volumes., BOILEAU DESPREAUX;
45 BOILEAU DESPREAUX; Oeuvres De Boileu. Avec un Nouveau Commentaire par M. Amar. (Works of Boileu. With a New Commentary by Mr. Amar.) In Four Volumes.
Paris. Lefevre, 1821. 
4 vols. Hardback, (approx 8.5 x 5.5 ins.) In modern dark blue full calf leather bindings with gilt lettered and numbered leather spine labels; raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. Gilt and blind embossed decoration to boards. All page edges gilt, Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Modern fine leather bindings. Slight fading to spines. A couple of minor marks to boards. Some light foxing and slight darkening to edges of original endpapers. Some light foxing and minor spotting to pages throughout. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 424 + 448 + 487 + 512pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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The Sword Decides! A Chronicle of a Queen in the Dark Ages: Founded on the Story of Giovanna of Naples., BOWEN, MARJORIE:
46 BOWEN, MARJORIE: The Sword Decides! A Chronicle of a Queen in the Dark Ages: Founded on the Story of Giovanna of Naples.
London. Alston Rivers, Ltd. 1908 1st edition 
In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front with illustration of swords and crown. 356pp.plus 16pp.cat. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded with small chips at ends. Small marks on covers. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers and catalogue pages. Owner’s dated inscription on contents page. Else a clean and tight copy. A story set during a war between Hungarian and Italian armies with the Queen’s hand as prize. Betrayals and murders galore. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Rehearsal. a novel., BRADY, TERENCE:
47 BRADY, TERENCE: Rehearsal. a novel.
W.H.Allen. London. 1973 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded. Top edge slightly rubbed. Not price clipped). Spine slightly faded. Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 220pp. Modern first edition. A young man achieves his degree and opts for the theatre. He finds success but is prey to manipulation, especially by women. The author taps a rich vein of wry comedy. His account of a young man in search of a purpose is witty self-aware and believable. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Wallet of Kai Lung. Seventh edition., BRAMAH, ERNEST:
48 BRAMAH, ERNEST: The Wallet of Kai Lung. Seventh edition.
London. Methuen and Co.Ltd. 1926 7th edition. 
Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In brown cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. 254pp. In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China. It was first published in 1900. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Lord Jim at Home. A Novel., BROOKE, DINAH:
49 BROOKE, DINAH: Lord Jim at Home. A Novel.
Andre Deutsch. London. 1973 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 208pp. Modern first edition. Giles Trenchard is born into a priviledged way of life with all the advantages. Why, then is his life a complete failure? Why does his life end in execution? Dinah Brooke’s novel provides the answers and turns English upper-middle class life inside out. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Vagabond Flag. Stories by Essex Brooke., BROOKE, ESSEX:
50 BROOKE, ESSEX: Vagabond Flag. Stories by Essex Brooke.
London. Jonathan Cape. 1933 1st edition. 
Size 5.0 x 7.75 inches. In olive green cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 310pp. A collection of 16 short stories. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Rosetta A Sequence of Sonnets and Other Poems. Signed dedicated copy., BUHRER, ALBERT:
51 BUHRER, ALBERT: Rosetta A Sequence of Sonnets and Other Poems. Signed dedicated copy.
London. Grant Richards and Humphrey Toulmin at the Cayme Press Limited. 1929 1st edition. 
8vo. In yellow hard card covers with white title label to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine browned with small hole at lower end. Covers slightly browned. Edges slightly rubbed with small tears. Not price clipped). Small marks to covers. Dedicatory inscription to front endpaper, signed and dated by author, January 1929. Slight browning to endpapers. Pencil inscription on P 76 relevant to poem. Else a clean and tight copy. 95pp. Rosetta is a long poem and the rest of the book is shorter poems. The dedicatory inscription thanks his friends for their encouragement and hospitality. The note inside gives a little background information on the people in the poem. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Kenelm Chillingly His adventures and opinions. In three volumes., BULWER-LYTTON, EDWARD:
52 BULWER-LYTTON, EDWARD: Kenelm Chillingly His adventures and opinions. In three volumes.
William Blackwood and sons. London. 1873 1st edition. 
4to. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Boards slightly rubbed. Mild foxing to edges. Owner’s bookplate to front endpapers with recent rubber stamp date. Owner’s neat inscription to half title pages. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else clean and tight copies. Three volumes. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Cranborne Chase. A Novel., BURNETT, DAVID:
53 BURNETT, DAVID: The Cranborne Chase. A Novel.
London. Hamish Hamilton. 1981 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 339pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Historical novel set in the time of the Black Death. Two young mens’ lives are affected by the devastating disease and they and others find themselves declared outlaws. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Armenosa of Egypt. A Romance of the Arab Conquest., BUTCHER, CHARLES HENRY:
54 BUTCHER, CHARLES HENRY: Armenosa of Egypt. A Romance of the Arab Conquest.
William Blackwood & Sons 1897 
Blue cloth gt. Extremities slightly rubbed. 3 tiny marks on binding. Endpapers darkened, else clean inside. 3 pages are a bit torn on margins (due to careless opening of pages). Else very good. 354 pp./ cat. 2 pp., 32 pp. C.H.Butcher ( Chaplain at Cairo / Dean of Cathedral, Shanghai, China) 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Endymion., By the author of Lothair ( DISRAELI ) -
55 By the author of Lothair ( DISRAELI ) - Endymion.
Longman, Green & Co. 1880 (1st.). 
3 volumes. Red cloth gt. Only volume 2 has both original floral endpapers, Vol.3 has floral endpapers at the back only, vol. 1 has plain endpapers. All 3 volumes have the W.H.Smith subscription library label on inside front cover (partly removed). Vol. 2 lacks the free front endpaper. The binding is somewhat rubbed, and slightly marked and faded. One volume has a tiny tear in spine. Colour on spines is a bit faded, and ends slightly chipped. A few minor marks inside. Good. 331 pp. / 346 pp., cat. 2 pp. / 337 pp. BENJAMIN DISRAELI , 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Babel Tower., BYATT, A.S.:
56 BYATT, A.S.: Babel Tower.
Chatto & Windus 1996 (1st.). 
Tall 8vo. Black cloth gt. Fine in fine unfaded dustwrapper (dw: NOT price-clipped). No inscriptions. 617 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Virgin in the Garden., BYATT, A.S.:
57 BYATT, A.S.: The Virgin in the Garden.
Chatto & Windus 1978 (1st.). 
Red cloth gt. Fine in fine unfaded dustwrapper (dw: price-clipped, with small publisher’s printed price sticker on inside flap). No inscriptions. 428 pp. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Poison Chasers., CALVIN, HENRY:
58 CALVIN, HENRY: The Poison Chasers.
Hutchinson. London. 1971 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded with small chips at top. Creases to fly leaves. Top edge slightly creased. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 223pp. Modern first edition. There’s this pollution research centre in remotest Scotland. John Carlyle is in charge of a straightforward, routine construction job. Routine? The corpses in the loch are a little out of the ordinary. Straighforward? Sheep dropping dead, gassed apparently. An entertaining, mystifying and fast-moving suspense story. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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D.H.Lawrence. A Life in Literature. Catalogue of the Centenary Exhibition held in the University of Nottingham 7 September - 13 October 1985., CAMERON, ALAN (ed):
59 CAMERON, ALAN (ed): D.H.Lawrence. A Life in Literature. Catalogue of the Centenary Exhibition held in the University of Nottingham 7 September - 13 October 1985.
Nottingham University Library. 1985. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In limp card covers. In very good condition. A few small marks to covers. With Amendments slip loose in front. Else a very clean and tight copy. 61pp. With b/w photographs. Catalongue of D.H.Lawrence exhibition in Nottingham with 282 entries with short descriptions. With photographs and map. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Honours of War., CAMPBELL, K. M.:
60 CAMPBELL, K. M.: Honours of War.
George Allen & Unwin, London. 1981 1st edition. 
In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 205pp. Novel of conflicting loyalties set during the Peninsular War. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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