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  1. RATTIGAN TERENCE The Sleeping Prince. An Occasional  Fairy Tale.  pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1954 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. sm.8vo. pp.126. sl. spotting to edges otherwise fine, lacks f/free e/paper.   Price:  $40.00
     
  2. RATTIGAN TERENCE Separate Tables. Two plays. Table by  the Window  and Table Number Seven. illus. with  frontis.  pub. Lond. Hamilton 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 12mo. pp.120. short closed tear to front of d/w. else fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  3. READ C.A. - The Cabinet Of Irish Literature Selections from the works of the chief poets, orators, and prose writers of Ireland. With Biographical sketches & literary notices. illus. with 32 portrait mesochrome plates (tinted lithographs). pub. London; Blackie & Son, 1880 4 vols Original green cloth, profusely decorated with bright gilt & black Celtic designs on top boards and spines. The 4 vols. pp. 336, each vol. A very handsomely bound national treasury of representative extracts from Ireland's poets, dramatists, orators, historians, theologians, etc. arranged chronologically from 1600 to the mid 19th century. Fine bright set    Price: $500.00  (See picture-press   )
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  5. REID FORREST    Forrest Reid: A Portrait and Study by Russell Burlingham, (De la Mere, Walter, intro.:) frontispiece and 1 plate, 2 facsimile manuscripts; pub. London, Faber and Faber 1953 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.260. very small nick in d/w. at spine else very good copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  6. REINHARD JOHN REVELL Medieval Pageant. One hundred & fifty tales garnered by John Revell Reinard. Author has assembled the  most  lively,  audacious,  and  poignant  stories   of medieval  times.  illus. with title page vign.  pub.  Lond. J.M. Dent 1939 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XX.660. Fine.  Price: $50.00
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  7. RENAULT  MARY North Face. pub. Lond. Longman Green  &  Co. 1949  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.318. A novel set in Devon. v/g in  sl.  chipped d/w. top and bottom of spine otherwise v/good.  Price: $55.00
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  8. ROHMER   SAX    Egyptian  Nights.   Some  account   of   the Investigations  of Bimbashi Barvik. pub. Lond. Robert  Hale 1944 1st.ed. or.cl. sm.8vo. pp.222. hinges sl. weak.   Price: $30.00   Convert Currency
     
  9. ROTH  PHILIP  When She Was Good. pub. New York  Random  House 1967 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.307. fine copy, short closed tear rear of d/w. near spine.   Price: $45.00
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  10. ROTH  PHILIP When She Was Good. pub. Lond.  Jonathan  Cape 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.306. Novel about a Midwestern girl who believes herself to be the moral superior of her family and friends and the destruction she unleashes when she tries to prove she is the ultimate authority. Author's third book. Tiny tape mark to f/free e/paper otherwise near fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  11. ROTH  PHILIP When She Was Good. pub. Lond.  Jonathan  Cape 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.306. Novel about a Midwestern girl who believes herself to be the moral superior of her family and friends and the destruction she unleashes when she tries to prove she is the ultimate authority. Chip to d/w. top of spine, name to front free e/paper else very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  12. ROTH  PHILIP   Our Gang. Starring Tricky and  his  Friends. pub.  Lond.  Jonathan Cape 1971 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.200. signature f/free e/paper, d/w. price clipped.    Price: $35.00
     
  13. ROTH  PHILIP Portnoy's Complaint. pub. Lond. 1969  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.274. Portnoy's Complaint, a disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature. Fine.    Price: $85.00
     
  14. RUSHDIE  SALMAN  Shame.  pub. Lond.  Jonathan  Cape  1983 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.288.  Very fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  15. RUSHDIE  SALMAN Imaginary Homelands. Essays and  Criticism 1981-1991. pub. Lond. Granta Books 1991 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.432. v/fine.    Price: $40.00
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  16. RUSSELL  BERTRAND  The  Collected  Stories  Of   Bertrand Russell. Compiled & Ed. by Barry Feinberg. illus. with pp.X of  The Good Citizen's Alphabet & History of the  World  in Epitome  by Franciszka Themerson pub. Lond. Allen  &  Unwin 1972 1st.ed. or.blu.cl. 8vo. pp.350.    Price: $35.00
     
  17. SACKVILLE-WEST  V.  The Garden. with illus.  e/papers  pub. Lond.  M.Joseph 1946 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.135.  fine in sl. spotted & chipped d/w.    Price: $110.00
     
  18. SACKVILLE-WEST  V.  The Letters Of Vita  Sackville-West  to Virginia  Woolf. (ed. by De Salvo and Mitchell A.  Leaska.) pub. N.Y. Morrow 1985 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. lge.8vo. pp.448.  Near fine copy. Price: $40.00
     
  19. SALINGER  J.D.   Franny  And  Zooey.  Stories.  pub.  Lond. Heinemann  1962.  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.201.  d/w. rubbed, one closed tear to front of wrapper.    Price: $45.00
     
  20. SALINGER  J.D.  Raise High The Roof Beam,  Carpenters  And Seymour. An Introduction. pub. Lond. Heinemann 1963 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.248. inscription f/free  e/paper,  few pages sl. creased, d/w. a little stained & chipped.    Price: $40.00
     
  21. SAROYAN  WILLIAM  I Used To Believe I Had Forever  Now  I'm Not  So Sure. pub. Lond. Cassell 1969 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.234. 52 short stories, little plays, poems, articles and reviews.. much never published before, Small crease to rear of d/w. else fine.   Price: $40.00
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  22. SAYERS  DOROTHY  L. The Just  Vengeance.  The  Lichfield Festival  Play  for 1946. pub. Lond. Victor  Gollancz  1946 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.80. lacks f/free e/paper,  d/w. sl. spotty, sl. chipped to edges; loosely inserted programme from the performance.  Very good otherwise.  Price: $75.00
     
  23. SCUDAMORE PAULINE Spike Milligan. A biography. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Granada 1988  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.318.   Price:  $35.00   Convert Currency
     
  24. SEARLE  RONALD   From Frozen North To  Filthy  Lucre.  With remarks   by   Groucho  Marx  and  commentaries   by   Jane Clapperton.  with illus. in b/w. & col. t/out. pub.  U.S.A. 1964  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.112.  Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, d/w. little  soiled, price clipped, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $45.00
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  25. SHAFFER PETER The Royal Hunt Of The Sun. (play) pub. Lond. Hamish  Hamilton 1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.84. Play about the conquest of Peru.  Light foxing to top edge, price clipped otherwise near fine.    Price: $45.00
     
  26. SHAKESPEARE W.  -   Mary Cowden Clarke. The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Heroines in a Series of Tales. 5 vols. illus. with frontis. in each vol (litho from photographs of heroines after paintings.) Publisher: London: Hutchinson & Co. 1891; or. decorative gilt on boards and spine cl. 8vo. approx. pp.320 per vol.. spines darkened otherwise very good set.    Price: $200.00
     
  27. SHAKESPEARE  WILLIAM Shakespeare: The Early  Writings. by John  Arthos pub. Lond. Bowes & Bowes 1972  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.264. Author finds early Roman and Plautus influence very important to later plays. Fine.   Price:  $30.00
     
  28. SHAKESPEARE   WILLIAM    Angel  With  Horns.   And Other Shakespeare Lectures. by A.P. Rossiter Edited by Graham Storey. pub. Lond.  Longmans 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.316. "A.P. Rossiter's lectures on Shakespeare were an experience that few of his audience-whether in the Cambridge English Faculty of the Shakespeare Summer School at Stratford-are likely to forget. " Graham Storey, who bears witness to the compelling power of Rossiter's lectures. A near fine copy.   Price: $60.00
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  29. SHAW BERNARD  The Adventures Of The Black Girl In Her Search For God. illus. with dec. e/papers & wood eng. by John Farleigh some full page. pub. Lond. Constable 1932 1st ed. or. black & white illus. bds. cr.8vo. pp.76. The triumph is the book's design. Shaw worked together with John Farleigh to produce a little masterpiece of book production. Farleigh, now recognised as one of the greatest of British engravers, made his name with the wonderful woodcuts in this book, and also designed the covers and the fabulous endpapers. So controversial was Shaw's 'Black Girl' when it first appeared in 1932 that it provoked a public outcry, with Shaw described as a blasphemer. fine copy.   Price: $65.00   Convert Currency
     
  30. SHAW BERNARD Everybody's Political What's What. illus. with frontis. pub. Lond. Constable & Co. 1944 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.380. Described by its author as a Child's Guide to Politics, Primer of Citizenship and Rudiments of Rulership. d/w. price-clipped, very sl. chipped at extremities, name to front free e/paper. a very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  31. SHIP REUBEN    The Investigator A Narrative in Dialogue. with frontis. b/w. illustrations within text by Ronald Searle. pub. London Sidgwick & Jackson 1956 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 12mo. pp. 118. spine is browned, child’s writing (gift inscription) on f/free e/paper, very shor closed tear to d/w. lower spine overall a good copy. Satire on McCarthyism. Was first a radio play and bootlegged into the USA.    Price: $45.00
     
  32. SHULMAN  MAX   I Was A Teenage Dwarf. "Dobie  Gillis  Loves Again." pub. Lond. Heinemann 1960 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.204.  prior owner's stamp f/free e/paper, price  clipped and sl. chipped d/w.    Price: $35.00
     
  33. SILLITOE  ALAN A Tree On Fire. pub. Lond.  Macmillan  1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.447. d/w. price clipped,  short closed tear to front panel.    Price: $35.00
     
  34. SILLITOE  ALAN Men Women And Children. Nine stories.  pub. N.Y.  Charles  Scribner's & Sons 1973 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.190.  fine in dustwrapper with light edgewear.  Price:  $35.00
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  35. SINCLAIR U. Singing Jailbirds. A Drama in Four Acts.  pub. Pasadena,  Calif.  Published by Author 1924  1st.ed.  12mo. or.prnt.wps. pp.96. very sl. spotted & rubbed.   Price: $75.00
     
  36. SINCLAIR  UPTON  Letters To A Millionaire. pub.  Lond.  T. Werner  Laurie 1939 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 12mo.  pp.64.  very sl. browned to spine of d/w. else near fine  Price: $200.00
     
  37. SINGER  ISAAC  BASHEVIS In My Father's Court.  pub.  Lond. Secker & Warburg 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.306. tape mark to f/free e/paper otherwise fine.   Price:  $50.00
     
  38. SINGER  ISAAC  BASHEVIS The Seance.  Stories.  pub.  Lond. Jonathan Cape 1970 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.276.  Price clipped, bookseller's sticker to front free e/paper otherwise near fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  39. SINGER  ISAAC BASHEVIS The Golem. illustrated by Uri  Shulevitz published. London, Deutsch 1982 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.85. A fine copy.  Price:  $40.00
     
  40. SITWELL   EDITH   The  Pleasures  Of  Poetry.  A   Critical Anthology. The Romantic Revival. pub. Lond. Duckworth  1931 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.266. fine in very sl.  chipped, & short closed tear d/w.   Price: $70.00
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  41. SITWELL  EDITH  The Song Of The Cold. pub. Lond.  Macmillan 1945  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.116. A collection of poems including 'Poems of the Atomic Age', '12 early poems.' Review Copy slip dated '27th Nov. 1945; inside. Slight chipping top and lower spine at d/w. otherwise fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  42. SITWELL EDITH Fanfare For Elizabeth. illus. with  frontis. and  3  full page plates t/out. pub. Lond.  Macmillan  1946 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.202.  d/w. little  chipped  to spine top and bottom, Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, else v/good.    Price:  $65.00
     
  43. SITWELL  EDITH The English Eccentrics. pub. London  Dobson 1958 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.376.  Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  44. SITWELL  EDITH  Taken   Care   Of.  Edith    Sitwell's Autobiography. with illus. e/papers and 15 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hutchinson 1965 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.192.   Price: $45.00
     
  45. SITWELL EDITH Selected Letters. Edited by John Lehmann and Derek  Parker  illus. with frontis. & 2  full  page  plates t/out. with index.  pub. Lond. Macmillan 1970 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.264. Letters range in date from 1919 when she was preparing Wilfred Owen's poems for publication until 1964, just a few months before her death. Include comments on poets and poetry and entertaining, and sometimes malicious, anecdotes about friends and enemies. Over two hundred letters, recipients including Dylan Thomas, Denton Welch, and T.S Eliot. Very sl. faded to spine else fine.    Price: $45.00
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  46. SMITH WILBUR A Sparrow Falls pub. London Heinmann 1977 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.540. Set in early 20th century South Africa. - a battle between exploiters and developers upon the magnificent South African jungle. From the devastation of the trenches in northern France to the violence of the Johannesburg strikes in the early twenties to the serene splendours of the African wilderness. Very slight shelf wear at extremities at spine, insect mark to return on rear flap of d/w. otherwise very good.   Price: $55.00
     
  47. SPARK  MURIEL The Public Image. pub. London  1968  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.192.  An ethical shocker about a film star - an English girl - who makes the mistake of believing her public image. Neat name to f/free e/paper, little spotty to top of pages. Near fine.   Price: $35.00
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  48. SPARK  MURIEL Not To Disturb. pub. Lond.  Macmillan  1971 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.160. "In the staff quarters of the big house near Geneva the servants are putting the finishing touches to their personal preparations for the tragedy." In this gruesomely funny Spark novel from her Roman period, a Swiss baron keeps his lunatic brother in the attic. name neatly  inked  to front free e/paper, else very fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  49. SPARK  MURIEL  The Abbess Of Crewe. pub.  Lond.  Macmillan 1974 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.128. A modern morality tale about a very unusual Abbey - steeped in tradition, but full of modern technology - including the fact that the entire Abbey is bugged. Author also wrote "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie". Fine.    Price: $35.00
     
  50. STEAD  CHRISTINA Miss Herbert. (The Suburban  wife).  pub. N.Y.  Random  House 1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.308. d/w. slightly creased.  Price: $35.00
     
  51. STARK FREYA A Winter In Arabia. illus. with frontis. &  70 full page   plates  t/out.  pub.   Lond.   1940   1st.ed. or.lt.grn.cl.  8vo. pp.XII.332  fore-edge  &  tail   pages rough-trimmed. A narrative of the author's travels in Hadhramaut, south Yemen, excavating Jureidha, journey alone to west, Hajlain, Al Dhijaib, Wadi Amd, etc. Sunned spine, otherwise very good.   Price: $45.00
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  52. STARK  FREYA East Is West. illus. with frontis. & 64  full page  plates  t/out. one map pub. London,  John  Murray  1945 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. cr.8vo. pp.218.  Story of her war-time experiences in Egypt, Palestine and Syria. d/w.  price  clipped, little browned to spine, slight chipping top of spine, small tap mark to front free e/paper otherwise near fine.   Price: $65.00  .Convert Currency
     
  53. STARK FREYA Traveller's Prelude. An Autobiography. illus. with 24 full page plates t/out.  Includes sketch map of Northern Italy. pub. Lond. John Murray 1950 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XII.346. lacks piece of d/w. at lower spine else almost fine copy. Price clipped.   Price: $50.00
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  54. STARK FREYA The Coast Of Incense. Autobiography 1933-1939. illus.  with  map & 22 full page plates t/out.  pub.  Lond. John Murray 1953 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. rough-trimmed to  fore-edge & tail, XIV.286 Mainly about the author's travels in Southern Arabia and Iraq. Fine copy.    Price: $85.00
     
  55. STARK FREYA - The Lycian Shore.  illus. with photoplates (66) and drawings by the author, title page engraving by Reynolds Stone, one folding map; pub. London, John Murray, 1956. 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.204. The account of the sea journey by the author in the "Elfin" along the coast of Asia Minor. Prior owner’s bookplate to paste-down e/paper, slight shelf wear otherwise near fine.   Price: $115.00
     
  56. STARK FREYA Alexander's Path.  From Caria to Cilicia. with title  page vign. & 64 full page plates t/out. &  two  maps one folding. Title page wood engraving by Reynolds Stone. Drawings in the text by the author. pub. Lond. John Murray 1958 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.284. Freya Stark's account of her Turkish travels (mostly by jeep or horseback) in Pamphylia, Chelidonia, the uplands of Cibyritis and the mountain passes; running throughout is the theme of Alexander the Great and the significance of his friendship with the Queen of Caria. d/w. has edge wear, previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, price clipped otherwise near fine.   Price: $65.00
     
  57. STARK FREYA Dust In The Lion's Paw Autobiography 1939-1946. illus. with 22 photo.plates map; pub. London John Murray 1962 or.cl. front edge and bottom edge rough cut d/w. 8vo. pp.298.  Photographer-explorer Freya Stark helped influence Arabs against Nazi Germany during WWII and founded the Brotherhood for Freedom in Egypt as well as living through the siege of the British embassy in Baghdad and the early days of the Arab-Zionist and Anglo-American conflicts. Previous owner's name to front past-down e/paper else fine copy.  Price: $35.00
     
  58. STEIN GERTRUDE  Everybody's Autobiography illus. with frontis. & 7 Carl Van Vechten black and white photographs; pub. London 1938 1st. ed. or. red cl. 8vo. pp.278. Preparations for going to America; America; back again. With anecdotes about "everybody" such as Salvador Dali, Carl Van Vechten, Thornton Wilder and Jay Laughlin. Cloth has short closed tear to top of spine, prior owner's book-plate of verse to past down e/paper, otherwise very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  59. STEIN  GERTRUDE  Paris France illus. with 5 b/w plates & 3 full page plates in colour; by Juan Gris, Picasso and other famous artists of the period; pub. New York/London, Charles Scribner's Sons 1940 1st. ed. (April 1940) and imprint of printer William Clowes on the copyright page, or.cl. d/w. (pictorial dust wrapper designed by Sir Francis Rose) 8vo. pp.122. Stein's homage to Paris. It was published when Paris fell to the German Army during the Second World War and is her tribute to the "unconquerable French spirit." A little light foxing first few pages, short closed tear to front of d/w. insect marks to top of front of wrapper and rear wrapper else very good.   Price: $175.00
     
  60. STEIN  GERTRUDE Everybody Who Was Anybody. A biography of Gertrude Stein. Text by Janet Hobhouse. illus. with 64 full page plates  t/out. 8 col. pub. N.Y. Putnam  1975  1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 4to. pp.244. Slight flecking to boards at top edge else near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  61. STEIN  GERTRUDE Charmed Circle. Gertrude Stein &  Company. Text by James R. Mellow. with e/paper illus. & 16 full page plates  t/out.  pub. Lond. Phaidon Press 1974  or.cl.  d/w. roy.8vo.  pp.528. An account of the life of the American Stein's time in Paris & France when she was at the centre of the embryonic Modern Art Movement. Stein [ 1874 - 1946 ] was born into a rich railroad family & lived in France from 1902 onwards. A friend of Picasso, she collected early cubist & modernist paintings. d/w.  at spine rubbed  to extremities  (spine lightly bumped) otherwise v/good.   Price: $45.00
     
  62. STEINBECK  JOHN The Red Pony. with col. dwgs.  by  Wesley Dennis  2 full page & e/papers pub. N.Y. Viking  1945  1st. illus.  ed.  or. beige & grn.cl. past-down  colour illustration of a horse mounted to the front board, surrounded by a broad blue frame; also single-rule blue border. 4to. pp.132. no slip-case, cl. sl. rubbed to extremities, very good.   Price: $100.00
     
  63. STEINBECK JOHN  Burning Bright pub. London William Heinemann Ltd., 1951 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.112. A novel set against the vivid background of a circus; drama coloured with love, jealousy, friendship, and the longing to have a child. Dustwrapper has chipping to spine ends & corners with small loss, return on d/w. torn. Slight foxing to front free e/paper, a very good copy otherwise. First UK edition of this later novel by the Nobel Prize winner.   Price: $55.00
     
  64. STEINBECK  JOHN Sweet Thursday.  pub. London Heinemann  1954 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.264. Steinbeck's return to the scene of cannery row. Humorous novel. f/free e/paper cut,  d/w. short closed tear, 3 small silverfish marks to font of wrapper otherwise v/good.   Price: $40.00
     
  65. STEINBECK  JOHN The Short Reign Of Pippin IV.  pub.  Lond. Heinemann 1957 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.164. The monarchy is restored to France and a retiring middle-aged amateur astronomer is persuaded reluctantly to accept the throne. d/w.   sl. browning lower spine else v/good.    Price: $30.00
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  66. STEINBECK  JOHN The Winter Of Our Discontent.  pub.  Lond. Heinemann 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.366. The story of a small American town and its unhappy people who gradually decline into a "winter" of corruption and compromise. Slight chipping to d/w. top of spine, else very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  67. STEINBECK  JOHN The Winter Of Our Discontent.  pub.  N.Y. Viking  1961  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.312.  d/w.  sl. chipped to top & bottom of spine. $40.00
     
  68. STEINBECK JOHN Travels With Charley in search of America. pub. Lond. Heinemann 1962 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.246. Steinbeck's account of his journey across the United States accompanied by his dog. Slightly sunned to spine of d/w. slightly shelfworn with small tears at the edges, price clipped, otherwise very good.   Price: $125.00
     
  69. STEVENSON  ROBERT  LOUIS   R.L.  The Robert Louis Stevenson  Originals. A biography by E. Balantyre Simpson. with col. frontis. &  30 tipped in plates with tissue guards pub. Lond. T.N.  Foulis 1912 Original brown publisher's cloth with gilt lettering on front board and spine. t.e.g. 8vo. pp.214. fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  70. STEVENSON  ROBERT  LOUIS Island  Nights'  Entertainments. Consisting of The Beach Of Falesa, The Bottle Imp, The Isle Of Voices. illus. with frontis. & 26 dwgs.by Gordon  Browne and W. Hatherell, one map in col. patterned endpapers, pub. Lond. London Paris & Melbourne Cassell &  Co. 1893 1st. ed.  (8th. thousand) or.dk. aqu. glt.pict.cl. (gilt stamped design of Polynesian maiden) gtl.ltg.  to spine 8vo. pp.278,16, pages of advts. Publisher's catalogue at end dated 7G-4.93. Two tiny ink spots to spine, previous owner's name in ink to f/free e/paper, else near fine copy. Price: $185.00   (See picture-press   )
     
  71. STEVENSON  ROBERT LOUIS Weir Of Hermiston.  An  Unfinished Romance. pub. Lond. Chatto & Windus 1896 1st.ed. or.blk.cl. glt.ltg. to spine, t.e.g. cr.8vo. pp.290,32 pages of advts. pp. rough-trimmed to fore-edge and tail. A retelling of an old Scotch legend of murder and the supernatural, left unfinished at RLS's death. First published edition of Stevenson's unfinished masterpiece, the last sentence of which was dictated on the morning of his death. Stevenson believed this unfinished novel to be his masterpiece. Name to past-down e/paper, minor shelf wear to boards, a bright almost fine copy.   Price: $150.00
     
  72. STEWART  J.I.M.  pseudonym MICHAEL  INNES  Appleby Plays Chicken.  pub.  Lond. Victor Gollancz 1956  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 12mo. pp.222. d/w. sl. browned to edges & short closed tears at spine.    Price: $40.00
     
  73. STOREY  DAVID Radcliffe. pub. Lond. Longmans 1963  1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.376. d/w. lightly creased  to  edges, very sl. rubbed. A very good copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  74. STOREY  DAVID Radcliffe.  pub. Lond. Longmans 1963  1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.376. d/w. price clipped. Minor shelf wear. A near fine copy.   Price: $95.00
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  75. STOREY DAVID  The Restoration Of Arnold Middleton. A  Play. published  London Jonathan Cape 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  small 8vo. pp.104. A near fine copy. Price: $55.00
     
  76. STOREY  DAVID The Contractor. A Play. pub. Lond.  Jonathan Cape 1970 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.122. price clipped d/w. Fine.   Price: $65.00
     
  77. STOREY DAVID Home. pub. Lond. Jonathan Cape 1970  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.79.   Original London and New York casts with John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson. Very sl. faded to spine, price clipped, otherwise fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  78. STOREY  DAVID Pasmore. A Novel. pub. Lond.  Longman  1972 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.202. 2 short closed tears to front and rear of d/w. otherwise near fine.  Price: $30.00
     
  79. STRACHEY  LYTTON   Ermyntrude  And  Esmeralda.  A Naughty Novella. illus. in monochromewith 17 grey and black Erté plates, pub. N.Y. Stein & Day 1969  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.78. A satire of Edwardian England originally written in 1913 for the entertainment of the Bloomsbury Group. Dustwrapper by Erte and an introduction by Michael Holyrod. Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  80. STRACHEY  LYTTON   Ermyntrude  And  Esmeralda.  A Naughty Novella. illus. in monochrome with 17 grey and black Erté plates, pub. London Anthony Blond Ltd. 1969  1st.ed. First UK edition. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.78. A satire of Edwardian England originally written in 1913 for the entertainment of the Bloomsbury Group. Dustwrapper by Erte and an introduction by Michael Holyrod. Price clipped, creases in d/w. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, very good otherwise.   Price: $45.00
     
  81. STRACHEY    LYTTON  Ermyntrude   And    Esmeralda.    An Entertainment. illus. with 16 full page b/w. dwgs. by Erte. (&  col. d/w.) pub. Lond. 1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  cr.4to. pp.48.small  mark to front of d/w. (small stain)  otherwise fine copy.  Price: $50.00
     
  82. SUARES  GUY Malraux. Past, Present, Future.  Conversations with  Guy  Suares.  illus. with many  plates  t/out.  pub. U.S.A.  Little  Brown & Co. 1974 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  4to. pp.196. fine in the chipped d/w.  Price: $30.00
     
  83. SWINNERTON FRANK -   Londoner's Post. Letters to Gog and Magog. pub. London, Hutchinson, 1952 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.174. Wilfred Whitten gave delightful informality to his human essays on books by addressing them to the twin city giants Gog and Magog. He used the pseudonym "John o' London", and established his own periodical as John o' London's Weekly. At Whitten's death Robert Lynd became "John o' London"; and when Lynd died Mr. Swinnerton succeeded him. Here are twenty-six fascinating letters to Gog and Magog sl. chip at top of spine to d/w. small newspaper clipping adhered to front past down e/paper else fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  84. TENNYSON HALLAM LORD Alfred Lord Tennyson. A Memoir by his son.  with b/w. frontis. & 22 full page plates t/out.  pub. Lond.   Macmillan   1897   or.cl.   8vo.   pp.Vol.I.VI.551. Vol.II.XXII.516. two Vols.  Price: $125.00
     
  85. THACKERAY WILLIAM MAKEPEACE  Ballads And Songs Illustrated By H.M. Brock including frontispiece; pub. London Cassell & Co., 1896 1st. ed. or. maroon cloth with titles and ornate art nouveau decoration in gilt on the spine and front cover and an embossed art nouveau emblem on the back cover. All edges gilt. pp.XIV.276.XIV advts. Title page with brown spots from tissue-guard; The occasional spotiing throughout, otherwise v/good and bright.   Price: $100.00
     
  86. THACKERAY  W.M. The English Humourists Of  The  Eighteenth Century.  pub. Lond. The Grey Walls Press 1949 or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.208. Contains chapters on Jonathan Swift; Congreve and Addison; Richard Steele; Prior, Gay and Pope; Hogarth, Smollett and Fielding; Sterne and Goldsmith. d/w. sl. chipped else v/good.   Price: $35.00
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  87. THEROUX PAUL Jungle Lovers. pub. Lond. Bodley Head 1971 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.342. A life insurance salesman with missionary zeal meets a messianic revolutionary in Malawi, Central Africa, their lives become strangely interwoven and they are both forced to face the inadequacy of their personal ideals. an almost fine copy.   Price: $150.00    Convert Currency
     
  88. THEROUX  PAUL The Great Railway Bazaar. By  train  through Asia.  illus.  with e/paper maps pub. Lond.  Hamilton  1975 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.342. d/w. price clipped, slightly shelf worn else very good.   Price: $55.00
     
  89. THEROUX  PAUL The Family Arsenal. pub. U.S.A.  Houghton  & Mifflin   1976  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo.  pp.309.   Concerns terrorists and soccer hooligans set in present-day London.  d/w. v/slightly creased to top of spine else near fine copy.    Price: $45.00
     
  90. PAUL THEROUX Illustrated by John Lawrence A Christmas Card pub. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. Lost in a New England snowstorm as they journey toward their new home, two small boys and their parents find shelter with a mysterious old man. By morning he has vanished, leaving behind only a card, which in its magical way guides the family to a Christmas celebration of a very special meaning for them all. Short closed tear to d/w. else very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  91. THEROUX PAUL The Old Patagonian Express. By train through the  Americas. pub. U.S.A. Houghton & Mifflin 1979  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.404.  Price: $45.00
     
  92. THEROUX PAUL The Old Patagonian Express. By train  through the  Americas. illus. with e/paper maps pub.  Lond.  Hamish Hamilton 1979 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.340.   Price clipped, fine.    Price: $40.00
     
  93. THEROUX  PAUL London Snow. (Children's) illus. with  wood eng.  by  John  Lawrence pub. Lond.  Hamish  Hamilton  1980 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.50. N.B. 1st.ed. limited to 450 copies, this copy unnumbered being the 1st. trade ed. fine copy.  Vivid Christmas tale in snowbound London. Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  94. THEROUX PAUL The Mosquito Coast. pub. Lond. Hamilton  1981 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.392. Allie Fox's dream of leaving doomed, corrupt American society to establish his own Utopia in the Honduran jungle becomes a nightmare. price clipped otherwise very fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  95. THEROUX PAUL Dr. Demarr. With Illustrations By Marshall Arisman pub. Lond. Hamilton 1990 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.94. Remainder dot on bottom edge. Fine.   Price: $30.00
     
  96. THOMAS CATLIN Leftover Life To Kill. Autobiography of  the wife of Dylan Thomas. pub. Lond. Putnam 1957 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.240.  sl. spotty to edges, d/w. little chipped else v/good.   Price: $45.00
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  97. THOMAS  D.M.  Swallow.  pub. Lond.  Gollancz  1984  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.312. Swallow is the second novel in The Russian Quartet. Dustwrapper art by Robert Shein  Near fine in dustwrapper.   Price: $35.00
     
  98. THOMAS DYLAN Quite Early One Morning. pub. Lond. J.M. Dent 1954 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.182.  A collection of radio scripts by Dylan Thomas. Two tape marks to rear of d/w. at top, short fraying of d/w. top of spine, fine otherwise.   Price: $150.00
     
  99. THOMAS DYLAN Adventures In The Skin Trade. pub. Lond. 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.116.  The last volume of author due to his untimely death at 39. small mark ro rear of d/w. fine otherwise.   Price: $125.00
     
  100. THOMAS DYLAN The Doctor & The Devils. pub. Lond. Dent 1955 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.138.  Two short closed tears to d/w. otherwise v/good.   Price: $30.00
     
  101. THOMAS  DYLAN  Selected Letters Of Dylan Thomas pub. London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1966 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.XII.420. Dustwrapper picture from the portrait by Augustus John in the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. Very slight edgewear to top and bottom of spine, previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, shelfwear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  102. THOMAS  DYLAN ed. by Prof. E.W. Tedlock. The  Legend  And The  Poet.  A critical symposium - 38  essays.  pub.  Lond. Heinemann 1960 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.283. Attempts to summarize the most important aspects of Thomas's life and poetry. With contributions by George Barker, John Davenport, Louis MacNeice, Lawrence Durrell, Augustus John, Edith Sitwell, & many other authors. Dustwrapper slightly chipped top of spine else near fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  103. THOMAS  DYLAN    Portrait of Dylan  A Photographer's Memoir by Rollie McKenna Introduction by John Malcolm Brinnin; profusely illus. with plates t/out. one full page & col. pub. London - Melbourne - Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1982 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.112. d/w. chipped and lacks small piece top of spine, else very good.    Price: $50.00
     
  104. THURBER  JAMES  Fables  For Our Time  And  Famous  Poems. Illustrated with dwgs. t/out. by author pub. N.Y. Harper  & Bros.  Pub.  1940 1st.ed. or.illus.bds. d/w.  4to.  pp.124.  Thurber's humorous illustrations of animals and ridiculous people are perfect for these silly short tales of modern life. lacking  small piece & tear to d/w. near  spine,  otherwise near fine.  Price: $175.00
     
  105. THURBER  JAMES  The Beast In Me And Other Animals.  A  new collection  of drawings and pieces about human  beings  and less  alarming creatures. pub. Lond. Hamish  Hamilton  1949 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.340. d/w. chipped.  Price: $30.00
     
  106. THURBER JAMES Fables For Our Time & The Last Flower. pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1951 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.176. fine in the torn & repaired d/w.   Price: $75.00
     
  107. THURBER JAMES The 13 Clocks illus. many distinctive colour illustrations throughout text by Mark Simont; pub. London Hamish Hamilton, 1951 1st. ed. or. burgundy cloth with silver lettering d/w. 8vo. pp.124. A whimsical charming and literate story for children, a fable-like tale. Price clipped, d/w. is chipped, lacks small piece at lower spine, very good otherwise.   Price: $50.00
     
  108. THURBER JAMES The Seal In The Bedroom and Other Predicaments. Includes "Author's Memoir" and Introduction by Dorothy Parker. illustrated with dwgs. t/out. by author, pub. London Hamish Hamilton 1951 first reprint or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.156. Small neat name to f/free e/paper, d/w. little chipped and faded to spine else v/good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  109. THURBER JAMES Thurber Country. A new collection of  pieces about  males and females, mainly of our own  species.  pub. Lond.  Hamish  &  Hamilton 1953 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.238. A collection of twenty-six humorous stories by one of America's most famous writers. With drawings by the author throughout d/w. price clipped, small bump to corner else v/good.   Price: $45.00
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  110. THURBER JAMES  Further Fables For Our Time. Illus. by author. pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1956 1st.ed. or. blue glt. cl. d/w. 8to. pp.174. Thurber's second collection of fables. Includes The Sea and the Shore; The Lion and the Foxes; The Bears and the Monkeys; The Hen Party; The Godfather and His Godchild; The Trial of the Old Watchdog; Tea For One; The Chipmunk and His Mate; The Lady of the Legs; The Shore and the Sea etc.. d/w. has closed tear (repaired) to rear of d/w., two very short closed tears to shelf edge of d/w. signature to f/free/paper. otherwise fine. Price: $55.00    Convert Currency
     
  111. THURBER  JAMES The Wonderful O. profusely illus  t/out  by Marc  Simont pub. Lond Hamish Hamilton 1958 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.72. prior owner's bookplate adhered to f/free e/paper. price-clipped d/w. else v/good copy.   Price: $45.00
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  112. THURBER  JAMES The Wonderful O.   profusely illus. t/out  by Marc  Simont  pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1958  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.72. his children's book won the 1957 Caldercott Medal. A greedy man sails for the island of Ooroo because it is rich in jewels. After his pirates capture the island, he forbids the letter "O" because his mother once became stuck in a porthole. The gentle people are overwhelmed with sorry because words like "love" and "hope" need "Os". Slight insect mark to front of d/w. price clipped else near fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  113. THURBER  JAMES   The  Thurber Album. A  new  collection  of pieces  about  people.  pub.  Lond.  Hamish  Hamilton  1952 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Word portraits and sketches of "family, friends, teachers and colleagues" light foxing to  edges  & t/out. d/w. torn, worn & price clipped. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper. Otherwise good.    Price: $35.00
     
  114. THURBER JAMES Alarms And Diversions. with illus. by author t/out. pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1957 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.367. Humorous articles and cartoons, most of which appeared first in ''The New Yorker'' magazine. A collection of 67 pieces that appeared from 1931 to 1957 Very sl. chipped d/w. at top, price clipped.   Price: $95.00
     
  115. THURBER JAMES Alarms And Diversions. with illus. by author t/out. pub. NY Harper 1957 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.367. Humorous articles and cartoons, most of which appeared first in ''The New Yorker'' magazine. A collection of 67 pieces that appeared from 1931 to 1957 Slight shelf wear, short closed tear, top of spine, and spine little faded else v/good. Price: $65.00
     
  116. THURBER JAMES Alarms And Diversions. with illus. by author t/out. pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1957 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.367. Humorous articles and cartoons, most of which appeared first in ''The New Yorker'' magazine. A collection of 67 pieces that appeared from 1931 to 1957 chip d/w. at lower spine, lacks small piece, price clipped short closed tear, very small previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, else good.   Price: $45.00
     
  117. THURBER  JAMES Lanterns & Lances. with b/w. illus.  t/out. pub.  Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1961 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.191.  sm.  closed tear to d/w.  little  rubbed, price clipped  otherwise v/good.    Price: $35.00
     
  118. THURBER  JAMES   Lanterns & Lances. with b/w.  line  illus. t/out.  pub.  Lond. 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.191. d/w. sl. rubbed, very small chip to rear of d/w. & price clipped, otherwise fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  119. THURBER JAMES Credos And Curios. illus. with frontis. pub. N.Y. Harper & row 1962 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.XII.180 A posthumous collection of pieces never before published in book form, with a foreword by his wife. fore-edge  pages rough-trimmed. small closed tear &  crease to d/w. at spine else near fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  120. THURBER JAMES Vintage Thurber A collection, in two volumes. The best writings and drawings of James Thurber with an introduction by Helen Thurber. illus. with drawings t/out. of James Thurber pub. London Hamish Hamilton 1963 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w.'s roy.8vo. pp.628,550. Slightly spine sunned dustwrapper. Slight insect marks to top of one d/w. due to age/storage. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper's, A very good set. The two volumes.   Price: $85.00
     
  121. TOLKIEN J.R.R. The Hobbit illus. with colour frontispiece 46 full colour plates 2 maps by Michael Hague. pub. USA Houghton Mifflin 1984 and George Allen & Unwin, London 2nd Printing, number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 or. dark green faux leather d/w. 4to. pp.290. This is a story of how Bilbo Baggins, usually almost unadventurous has wondrous adventures involving elves, dwarves, goblins, and dragons in the magical far-off lands beyond the Misty Mountains. Originally created as a fairy tale for his own children. Fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  122. TOLKIEN  J.R.RThe  Lord  Of The  Rings. The Return of the King, 10th impression; The Two Towers, 10th impression, The Fellowship of the Ring, 14th impression. 3 vols.,  illus. with folding maps; pub. London: Allen & Unwin, the impressions of 1st edition 1963, 1965 (first pub. 1954/55 2nd ed. 1967) or. red cloth, t.e. maroon d.w's 8vo. pp.416,352,416. Fellowship of Ring torn d/w. (detached along spine) edgewear at all d/w's. slight staining to d/w's of two vols. at spines. Price clipped, neat name to f/free e/paper's otherwise a very good set.   Price: $700.00
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  123. TOLKIEN J.R.R. The Silmarillion. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. pub. Lond. Allen &  Unwin 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.365. (with folding map  at rear). [The author's last work, published posthumously].  Price: $40.00
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  124. TOLKIEN J.R.R. - (ed by Christina Scull & Wayne G. Hammond) - Roverandom illus. with 3 col. & 2 b/w drawings by author; pub. London, Harper Collins 1998 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.II.106 A dog who has been turned into a toy dog encounters rival wizards and experiences various adventures on the moon with giant spiders, dragon moths, and the Great White Dragon. Posthumous publication of story Tolkien wrote for his son Michael in 1925, Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  125. TOLKIEN  J.R.R. The Letters Of J.R.R. Tolkien. Selected  & edited  by  Humphrey  Carpenter  with  the  assistance   of Christopher  Tolkien. pub. U.S.A. Houghton, Mifflin  &  Co. 1981 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.463. They start from letters WW1 to Edith Bratt (later Ms. Tolkien) 1913-1918, letters to his daughter with explanatory notes, which builds up to a portrait of the man himself. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  126. TOWER CHRISTOPHER    A Distant Fluting Illustrated by Roland Pym with black-and-white line drawings, and colour plates, index of titles of the poems at the rear, pub. London Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1977 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.IV.800, Short closed tears at top of spine and slight crease, otherwise fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  127. TREE HERBERT BEERBOHM    Thoughts And After-Thoughts illus. with frontis. portrait of author/ actor by J.S. Sargent. Decorations by Lovat Fraser. London New York, Toronto & Melbourne, Cassell & Company Cassell and Company 1913 1st. ed. or. black cl. with stamped, gilt decoration and lettering 8vo. pp.316. At Finis list of plays produced under Tree's management up to 1913. Here we have the thoughts and after-thoughts of Herbert Beerbohm Tree. Containing chapters of his thoughts on Shakespeare, Hamlet, The Tempest and King Henry V111 among others. Fine copy.    Price: $50.00
     
  128. TWAIN MARK A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court (eliminating the word "Connecticut" on cover) with numerous, illustrations throughout the text illustrations by Dan Beard. pub. New York Charles L. Webster & Company 1889 1st. ed. 1st state, original olive boards with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration of an armoured knight, shield, top-hat in black, grey and gilt; tiny olive & white wallpaper print e/papers pp.576.2 pages of ads on 1 leaf. Illustration "The King" (pp.59) has a small S-like ornament between the two words; first state. Twain's tale of Hank Morgan, a 19th-century citizen of Hartford, Connecticut who awakens to find himself transported back in time to medieval England at the time of legendary King Arthur. A bit of wear to the corners & slight rubbing to spine. Hinges resewn, reglued, overall very good with professionally re-backed cloth to spine corner and rear board; front board hinge at top edge slightly exposed. pp.246-47 torn in margin. The cloth bright and well preserved, the text clean. A Very good firm copy of the first edition.   Price: $900.00    (See picture-press   )
     
  129. UPDIKE  JOHN The Centaur. pub. Lond. Andre  Deutsch  1963 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.304. This is his retelling of his mythical story of the Centaur into modern human experiences. The story takes place in Penna. in 1947. Price clipped, light shelf wear to top of d/w. owner's small, neat signature f/free e/paper, else v/good.  Price: $50.00
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  130. UPDIKE JOHN Couples. pub. Lond. Andre Deutsch 1968 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.458. v/sl.  Concerns the interactions of ten couples in an out-of-the-way New England community called Tarbox. The circle of acquaintance is felt as a magic circle, with ritual games, religious substitutions, a priest, and a scapegoat. v/sl. spotting to edges, price clipped else v/good. .     Price: $45.00
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  131. UPDIKE JOHN  S.   pub. London Andre Deutsch, 1988 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.244 glossary, "S." concerns Sarah Worth, a latter-day Hester Prynne who has become enamoured of a Hindu religious leader called the Arhat. A New Englander, she goes west to join his commune in Arizona, and there mingles with the other sannyasins (pilgrims) in the difficult attempt to subdue ego and achieve moksha (salvation, release from illusion). Updike's thirteenth novel takes the form of letters and tapes that his forty-two-year-old heroine dispatches to her husband, her mother, her daughter, her brother, her hairdresser, her psychiatrist, her dentist, and others as she strives to keep her old world in order while creating for herself a new one. This is Hester's version of the triangle set forth in Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter"; it is also a meditation upon American womanhood, a romance, and a religious comedy. Fine copy, almost mint.    Price: $35.00
     
  132. VAN  DER POST LAURENS Jung & The Story Of Our  Time. pub. U.S.A. Pantheon 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.276.  dustwrapper torn otherwise good.    Price: $30.00
     
  133. VIDAL GORE  Julian. A Historical Novel. illus. with e/paper maps showing at the Roman Empire in the fourth century A.D.  pub.  Lond. Heinemann 1964 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.VIII.466. An account of the Roman Emperor, Julian, who attempted to stop Christianity and revive Hellenism. small closed tear to rear of d/w. Fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  134. VIDAL GORE  Myra Brekinridge. pub. Lond. Anthony Blond 1968 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.206.  price  clipped  &  sl. chipped d/w. with two short closed tears.    Price: $40.00
     
  135. VONNEGUT KURT  Slaughterhouse-Five pub. London Jonathan Cape 1970 1st. ed. 1st UK Edition. Uncorrected Proof Copy. In pea-green wraps decorated with the Jonathan Cape symbols in white. 8vo. pp.186. [Missing dust-wrapper has 'Proof Only' Provisional Publication Date 19th February 1970 on the rear flap. Designed by Brian Edwards in white, black and green, is better than dustwrapper finally used for the British Edition. It depicts a bearded Billy Pilgrim in a green smock with cowboy boots and a holstered gun, while he holds a sword. In the foreground, in green, is a Tralfamadorian. A black and white drawing in the background represents the destruction of Dresden. The Tralfamadorians are a fictional alien race mentioned in several novels by the author.] A rare proof but lacking the illustrated dustwrapper. The author's most notable novel - about the fire bombing of Dresden. Rear card wrapper has some slight spotting else very good.   Price: $600.00
     
  136. VONNEGUT  KURT Jailbird. pub. U.S.A. Delacorte Press  1979 second Delacorte printing. There was an earlier limited edition. Includes a prologue, an epilogue, and an index.1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.246. Full page & dustwrapper photo of author and his dog by Jill Kromentz. Arrested for embezzlement in the Nixon white house. He was a special adviser on youth affairs. Now a jailbird. fine in the  sl.  chipped d/w. at top of spine.   Price: $45.00
     
  137. VONNEGUT KURT Sun Moon Star. illus. in col. t/out. by Ivan Chermayeff  pub. Lond. Hutchinson 1980 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. roy.4to.  pp.64.  Note:  Ivan Chermayeff  made  the  illus. first,  without saying what they meant. Then  Kurt  Vonnegut wrote words to fit the images he saw. sl. crease to  return on d/w.    Price: $60.00
     
  138. VONNEGUT KURT Sun Moon Star. illus. in col. t/out. by Ivan Chermayeff  pub. Lond. Hutchinson 1980 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. roy.4to.  pp.64.  Note:  Ivan Chermayeff  made  the  illus. first,  without saying what they meant. Then  Kurt  Vonnegut wrote words to fit the images he saw. Chip and closed tear to lower front of d/w. else very good.    Price: $35.00
     
  139. VONNEGUT  KURT Palm Sunday. An  Autobiographical  Collage. pub. N.Y. Delacorte 1981 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.330. Fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  140. VONNEGUT  KURT Palm Sunday. An  Autobiographical  Collage. pub.  Lond.  Jonathan Cape 1981 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.330. Very short closed tear to front of d/w. else fine.   Price: $40.00

     

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  141. VONNEGUT KURT Hocus Pocus. pub. Lond. Jonathan Cape  1990 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.304.    Price: $35.00
     
  142. VONNEGUT KURT Hocus Pocus. pub. N.Y. Putnam  1990 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.304. 'There is this little college for learning-disabled rich kids in New York, across a lake from an enormous prison run for profit by Japanese...' Price clipped, near fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  143. VON   SALIS  J.R.   Rainer  Maria  Rilke.  The   years   in Switzerland.  A contribution to the biography  of  Rilke's later  life. Translated by N.K. Cruckshank pub.  Lond.  The Hogarth Press 1964 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.321.    Price: $30.00
     
  144. WAUGH  ALEC   Island In The Sun. pub.  Lond.  Cassell  1956 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.552. Set in the Caribbean, and captures the atmosphere and problems of life on a West Indian island. Basis for the 1957 film directed by Robert Rossen, and featuring James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, and Harry Belafonte. sl. chipped d/w. short closed tear to d/w. price clipped v/good.   Price: $40.00
     
  145. WAUGH  ALEC   My Brother Evelyn And  Other  Profiles.  pub. Lond. Cassell 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.340.  Price clipped. Near fine.    Price: $40.00
     
  146. WAUGH, EVELYN  Scoop  pub. London Chapman & Hall 1938 1st ed. or. red/black pattern cloth 8vo. pp.308. Six very light silverfish spots to spine, hardly noticeable, otherwise fine. Gilt titles are fine and bright.   Price: $200.00   .Convert Currency
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  147. WAUGH EVELYN Put Out More Flags. pub. Lond. Chapman & Hall 1942 1st.ed. or. oatmeal fabric cl. 8vo. pp.256. Follows the WW II wartime activities of characters introduced in Waugh's earlier satirical novels such as 'Decline and Fall' and ' Vile Bodies'. book plate f/e/paper;  name and  address  crossed  out with  felt  pen  f/free  e/paper, sl. foxing otherwise very good copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  148. WAUGH  EVELYN The Loved One. An  Anglo-American  Tragedy. with  illus. by Stuart Boyle, dark blue marbled endpapers. pub. Lond. Chapman & Hall  nd. (1948)  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. cr.8vo. pp.144. A satirical, entertaining look at the strange world of funeral parlours in California, with a tragic love affair beginning at Whispering Glades where Hollywood's elite are interred, embalmed or even put on display; sl.  browned to spine,  & faint soil marks to front of d/w. v/good otherwise.    Price: $65.00
     
  149. WAUGH  EVELYN   Helena.   pub. Lond.  Chapman  &  Hall  1950 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.265. prior owner's  stamp  to f/free  e/paper  d/w. price clipped & chipped,  very  small hole front panel of d/w. else v/good.   Price:  $45.00
     
  150. WAUGH  EVELYN   Helena.  pub. Boston Little Brown 1950 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.265. Novel based upon the life of Saint Helena. Small bookseller's sticker  to f/free  e/paper,  d/w. short closed tear to rear, damp stain inside edge, and shelf wear to edges of d/w. boards very good, very good copy.   Price: $70.00
     
  151. WAUGH  EVELYN  Officers & Gentlemen. pub. Lond.  Chapman  & Hall 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.336. d/w. closed tear at fore-edge,  some sl. silverfish damage to d/w. & cloth, v/good otherwise.    Price: $45.00
     
  152. WAUGH EVELYN The Ordeal Of Gilbert Pinfold. A conversation piece.  pub. Lond. Chapman & Hall 1957 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 12mo. pp.184. Waugh's novel based on his own experience of hallucinations. Neat name to return of d/w. otherwise fine.      Price: $75.00
     
  153. WAUGH  EVELYN   A Tourist In Africa. Travel  diary.  illus. with  frontis.  &  10 full page plates  t/out.  pub.  Lond. Chapman & Hall 1960 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.167. Travel diary of a leisurely tour of East and Central Africa carried out by the author in 1959. slight silverfish marks to lower spine and rear fore-edge, sl. spotting, else v/good.   Price: $45.00
     
  154. WAUGH  EVELYN   A Tourist In Africa. Travel  diary.  illus. with  frontis.  &  10 full page plates  t/out.  pub.  Lond. Chapman & Hall 1960 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.167. Travel diary of a leisurely tour of East and Central Africa carried out by the author in 1959. slight silverfish mark front of d/w. top-edge, sl. spotting, else near fine.    Price: $55.00
     
  155. WAUGH  EVELYN   A Little Learning. The first volume  of  an autobiography.  illus. with frontis. & b/w.  plates  t/out. Index. pub.  Lond.  Chapman & Hall 1964 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.234. First volume of Waugh's autobiography, no further volumes were forthcoming before his death. Evelyn Waugh's family and childhood; his education at Lancing and Oxford; ending with his experiences as a schoolmaster in North Wales. Price clipped, fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  156. WAUGH EVELYN (Ed. by Michael Davie).  The Diaries Of  Evelyn Waugh. pub. Lond. Wiedenfeld & Nicolson 1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.814. The diary covers the period from 1911 to 1966. Almost continuously from the age of seven until a year before his death in 1966. Fine in d/w. with very short closed tears to top of spine, sl. sunned to spine, price clipped.   Price: $60.00
     
  157. WAUGH EVELYN The Early Years 1903-1939. Biography  written by Martin Stannard pub. Lond. J.M. Dent 1986 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.538. small tear to front & rear d/w.    Price: $40.00
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  158. WELLS  H.G.  The Soul Of A Bishop. A Novel (with  Just  a Little  Love in It) about Conscience and Religion  and  The Real  Troubles  of Life. pub. Lond. Cassell  1917  1st.imp. or.dk. moss green cloth with blind-tooled borders to front and spine cr.8vo. pp.320. H. G. Wells weaves a more intuitive tale, about a bishop haunted by strange dreams and visions that challenge his faith. Inscription on pat-down endpaper, otherwise v/good.  Price: $45.00
     
  159. WELLS H.G. War & The Future. Italy, France and Britain  at War.  pub. Lond. Cassell 1917 1st.ed. or.cl.  8vo.  pp.297. back strip sunned light spotting to edges.    Price: $65.00
     
  160. WELLS  H.G.   The  Dream. pub.  Lond.  Jonathan  Cape  1924 1st.ed. or. red cloth   cr.8vo.  pp.320.  The novel takes place 2000 years in the future when the principle character relates his life as a poor person in early 20th century that he experienced in a dream. average  copy,  cloth   little   worn to extremities, hinges little weak, names to past-down e/papers. Prior owners stamps inside.  Price: $55.00
     
  161. WELLS  H.G. Mr Belloc Objects To "The Outline Of  History." (The  Forum Series). illus. with 2 full page plates by  Low caricatures of Wells & Belloc pub.  Lond.  Watts & Co. 1926 1st.ed.  Number 3 in The Forum Series or. red  cl.  sm.8vo. pp.55. Belloc published 24 articles in a Catholic publication. Wells wanted to answer with 6 but could not any Catholic publication to take his replies. So he published this book. lacks f/free e/paper else v/good bright copy.    Price: $45.00
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  162. WELLS  H.G. The King Who Was A King. The book of  a  film. pub. Lond. Ernest Benn 1929 1st.ed. or. brown cl. cr.8vo. pp.254.   a large bookseller's stamp to f/free e/paper, stains f.  &  e/papers  sl. foxing to edges.   Price: $40.00
     
  163. WEST REBECCA The Modern "Rake's Progress." illus. with reproduced paintings by David Low (12 double page) pub. Lond. Hutchinson 1934 or. brn. & blue patterned bds. blue cl. to spine glt.ltg. 4to. pp.128. attractive book in very good condition.   Price: $175.00     (See picture-press   )  
     
  164. WHITE HENRY KIRKE SOUTHEY Robert. - The Poetical Works And Remains of Henry Kirke White with a life by Robert Southey. Illustrated by Birket Foster, frontis and title vignette; pub. London George Routledge & Co. 1853 or. brown blind blocked dark morocco, gilt gauffred edges, mbled. e/papers cr.8vo gift inscription to endpaper in a contemporary cursive hand, fine copy of book binding art.   Price: $125.00  see photo.     (See picture-press   )      Convert Currency
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  165. WHITE T.H. The Master. An Adventure Story. illus. with e/paper maps/plates, pub. Lond. Jonathan Cape 1957 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.256. Story based on twins marooned on an island that is inhabited with super-civilised beings. price clipped otherwise near fine copy.    Price: $115.00

     

  166. WILDE  OSCAR-The Epigrams Of.  Ed. by Alvin Redman  with  an introduction by the son of Oscar Wilde-Vyvyan Holland. pub. Lond. Alvin Redman 1962 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.260.  Slightly shelf worn else v/good. Price: $45.00
     
  167. WILDE  OSCAR  Biography by Philippe  Jullian.  illus.  with frontis.  8 full page plates t/out. & 12 dwgs.  pub.  Lond. Constable 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.420. price clipped d/w.   Price:  $35.00
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  168. WILLIAMS TENNESSEE Eight Moral Ladies Possessed.  A Book of Stories.  pub.  Lond.  Seker &  Warburg  1975 1st. ed.  or.cl.  d/w. cr.8vo.  pp.100. short closed tear to d/w. at  lower  front bd. otherwise fine.   Price: $60.00
     
  169. WILLIAMS  TENNESSEE 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton  And  Other One-Act  Plays.  pub. Lond. John Lehmann 1949  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.192. Eleven one-act plays of which the title play was made into the movie "Baby Doll". End flap of d/w. missing, d/w. little rubbed, otherwise good clean copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  170. WILLIAMS  TENNESSEE   Three Players Of A  Summer  Game  And Other  Stories.  pub. Lond. Secker & Warburg  1960  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.223. First collection of Williams stories to have been published in UK. Fine in sl. browned to edges d/w.   Price: $95.00
     
  171. WILLIAMS  TENNESSEE   Three Players Of A  Summer  Game  And Other  Stories.  pub. Lond. Secker & Warburg  1960  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.223. An important edition of twelve stories including' Night of the Iguana'. fine in sl. worn d/w. name to f/free e/paper.   Price: $65.00
     
  172. WILSON  COLIN Religion And The Rebel. pub.  Lond.  Victor Gollancz 1957 or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.334. Author's second book. The Author states 'The Outsider' was an incomplete book. This a study of outsiders in the Christian world focusing on mystics, philosophers, and others, including Boehme, Ferrar, Pascal, Swedenborg, Law, Newman, Kierkegaard, Bernard Shaw, and Wittgenstein and Whitehead (the latter two sharing a chapter). Sequel to "The Outsider", with an autobiographical introduction. The author provides his perspective and analysis of human anxiety and religion in the 20th century and a prescription to cure it, possibly a new religion. d/w. to spine sl. browned,  to be expected as it is a very off white  tending to light grey in col., price clipped otherwise fine.    Price: $120.00
     
  173. WILSON COLIN      The Age Of Defeat pub. London: Victor Gollancz, 1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.158 Wilson's 'unheroic hypothesis': the sense of defeat, insignificance and futility underlying modern writing. Two short closed tears otherwise almost fine copy.   Price: $115.00
     
  174. WILSON  COLIN  Brandy  Of The Damned.  Discoveries  of  a Musical Eclectic. pub. Lond. John Baker 1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.182. A thought-provoking volume of essays on music, with a special emphasis on the innovators of the early 20th century. Edge-worn dustwrapper, top edge of cloth sl. sunned, price clipped, otherwise very good copy.    Price: $85.00
     
  175. WILSON  COLIN The God Of The Labyrinth. pub. Lond.  Rupert Hart-Davis  1970 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.306.  Wilson wrote a huge bestseller at 25 (in 1956), and has since been producing several books each year, with the subjects ranging from philosophy, the occult, crime, sexual deviances, etc., to fantasy and crime novels. This one is the third involving Gerard Sorme. A psychological thriller/horror, with elements of Crowley tantric magic, and just about everything else, but mainly sex. price clipped d/w. else v/fine   Price: $115.00
     
  176. WILSON  COLIN A Book Of Booze.  bibliography, index. Non fiction. pub. Lond.  V. Gollancz 1974 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.207. A personal & chatty account on wines, & to a lesser extent beers & spirits. Small neat signature f/free e/paper & small mark else fine.    Price: $45.00
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  177. WILSON  COLIN  The  Space Vampires. A tour  de  Force  of Science  Fantasy.  pub.  Lond.  Hart-Davis  McGibbon   1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.214.  Slight foxing to top-edge near spine else fine.    Price: $55.00
     
  178. WILSON COLIN The Personality Surgeon.  pub. U.S.A.  Mercury House 1986 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.322. This is the fascinating story of Dr Charlie Peruzzi, an overworked, underpaid GP in London's South End who pioneers a revolutionary method of psychotherapy that would astound Freud. returns on d/w. has sl. crease, price clipped else very fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  179. WODEHOUSE  P.G. The Girl On The Boat. pub.  Lond.  Jenkins 1922  1st.ed.  or.cl.  8vo. pp.312 & 9 pages  of  advts.  Spine has three pale spotting marks, inscription to f/free e/paper, sl. foxed to e/papers, with some minor foxing to contents, otherwise bright clean, v/sound copy.   Price: $300.00
     
  180. WODEHOUSE  P.G.  The  Adventures  Of  Sally.  pub.  Lond. H.Jenkins  (nb.  dated  1923  actually  1922  according  to Connolly modern 1st 's) 1st.ed. or. orange cloth with dark red decoration cr.8vo. pp.312. P. G. Wodehouse's amusing tale of the adventures of heiress Sally Nicholas. Very minor edge-wear to upper and lower cloth at spine, sl. foxing to edges. Very clean bright copy.    Price: $200.00
     
  181. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Love Among The Chickens   pub.  Lond. H.Jenkins  dated  1920 in dedication, actually  c.1921   1st. Popular edition entirely rewritten by the author; or. green cl. with black titles. 12 titles listed opposite the title page, ending in "Leave It To Psmith" 8vo. pp.256. Wodehouse's first novel for adults, originally published in 1906 and marking the first appearance of Ukridge. It was also the first of his novels to be published in the USA. Wodehouse noted in 1920 that "I have practically re-written the book. There was some pretty bad work in it, and it had dated". Very sl. foxed, e/papers sl. browned, cloth is clean and bright, minimal browning to rear board. A very good copy.    Price: $100.00
     
  182. WODEHOUSE P.G. Carry On Jeeves! pub. Lond. Herbert Jenkins 1925  1st.ed.  first issue with 13 titles on the verso of half title page, the last being The Coming of Bill.  or.grn.cl. cr.8vo. pp.256. Ten short stories featuring Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. silverfished  to rear  e/paper,  rubbed, little soiled to bds. cup  ring  to front bd. an average copy.    Price: $65.00
     
  183. WODEHOUSE  P.GMeet Mr. Mulliner.  pub.  Lond.  Herbert Jenkins  1927  1st.ed. or.grn.cl. cr.8vo.  pp.312,8  advts. 9 short stories from the master of comic fiction. very sl. rubbed to edge of spine, ex. libris plate to f/free e/paper, small round, N.S.W. Bookstall sticker to past-down e/paper, otherwise near fine.  Price: $115.00
     
  184. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Mr Mulliner Speaking. pub. Lond.  H. Jenkins 1929 1st.ed. or.cl. 8vo. pp.320. lacks f/free e/paper  some spotting t/out. cloth sl. silverfished.  Price: $85.00

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  185. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Mr Mulliner Speaking.  pub. Lond.  H. Jenkins 1929 1st.ed. Stated first printing, or. orange cloth with titles and border stamped in black on spine and front board, cr.8vo. pp.320. Contains: The Reverent Wooing of Archibald; The Man Who Gave Up Smoking; The Story of Cedric; The Ordeal of Osbert Mulliner; Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court; Those in Peril on the Tee; Something Squishy; The Awful Gladness of the Mater; The Passing of Ambrose. Extremities sl. shelf worn, slight fleck to spine, otherwise clean bright copy.    Price: $150.00
     
  186. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Mr Mulliner Speaking.  pub. NY. Doubleday, Doran & Co. 19301st.ed. or. light blue cl. cr.8vo. pp.334. Contains: The Reverent Wooing of Archibald; The Man Who Gave Up Smoking; The Story of Cedric; The Ordeal of Osbert Mulliner; Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court; Those in Peril on the Tee; Something Squishy; The Awful Gladness of the Mater; The Passing of Ambrose. light rubbing to corners, sl. darkened to spine, else a bright, tight copy.   Price: $75.00
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  187. WODEHOUSE P.G  Mulliner Nights. pub. Lond. Herbert Jenkins 1933 1st.ed. or. orange .cl. cr.8vo. pp.312,8 advts. Mr Mulliner entertains the company in his own inimitable way. In this book we meet the 'Man who learned to smile,' Webster, the Bishop of Bongo-Bongo's cat, and learn of the astonishing effect of an overdose of the ever-potent Buck-U-Uppo. Orange-red cloth sl. sunned to spine and rear board very good clean copy otherwise.   Price: $125.00   Convert Currency
     
  188. WODEHOUSE P. G. -   Heavy Weather. pub. London. Herbert Jenkins 1933 1st ed. or blue cl. orange lettering cr.8vo.. 311pp. Very sightly browned to spine, lacks f/free e/paper, else very good.   Price: $125.00
     
  189. WODEHOUSE P. G. - Heavy Weather. pub. London. Herbert Jenkins 1933 1st ed. or blue cloth with orange lettering borders & publisher's stamps cr.8vo. pp.311,8 pages of ads at the back. The Honourable Galahad Threepwood plans to print a compilation of his memoirs, including tales of Bishops' and Cabinet Ministers' escapades. He strikes a deal not to go ahead providing his friend can marry a chorus girl, but the plan is spoiled when his mother forbids the union. Previous owners signature on front endpaper, slight fraying along the top edge. Cloth very slightly browned on spine and rear board. Overall, a sturdy copy with medium cover wear and good interior.   Price: $70.00
     
  190. WODEHOUSE  P.G.   The  Luck Of  The  Bodkins.  pub.  Canada Toronto 1935 1st.ed. or. red cl. black lettering on cover and spine; cr.8vo. pp.312. 1st Canadian edition. Monty Bodkin's pursuit of Gertrude Butterwick is temporarily interrupted by his encounter with silver-screen siren Miss Lotus Blossom, who sees in him a means for restoring relations with her idol, the novelist Ambrose Tennyson. Takes place on a transatlantic liner and continues one of the several plots of Heavy Weather. fine copy.   Price: $75.00
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  191. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Lord Emsworth. pub. Lond.  H.Jenkins  1937 1st.ed.  or. scarlet cl.  8vo. pp.312 & 8 pages of  advts.  two  short small splits to cloth near top of spine, (hardly noticible) otherwise very clean bright copy, near fine.   Price: $100.00
     
  192. WODEHOUSE  P.G.  The  Code Of  The  Woosters.  pub.  Lond. H. Jenkins  1938 1st.ed. or.cl.  (grey boards with red title) cr.8vo. pp.320. A story of Jeeves getting the family out of a mess again. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, a little  light spotting first few pages, some shelf wear otherwise bright, good copy.    Price: $130.00
     
  193. WODEHOUSE P.G. Summer Moonshine. pub. Lond. H.Jenkins  1938 1st.ed.  or.cl.  8vo.  pp.312 & 8 pages  of  advts.  Very nice bright copy in red cloth. Fine.  Price: $150.00
     
  194. WODEHOUSE P.G.  Money In The Bank   pub. Lond. H. Jenkins nd. Stated First Printing (1946) 1st.ed. or. bright grey cloth, cr.8vo. pp.254. The sixth Viscount Uffenham converts his own and his niece's fortune into diamonds. When an accident erases his memory he is unable to find his precious hoard. inscription to f/free e/paper, personal library stamp to title page, sl. cup ring mark to rear board otherwise good copy.    Price: $30.00
     
  195. WODEHOUSE P.G. Full Moon. pub. Lond. H. Jenkins nd.  (1947) 1st.ed. or.cl. 8vo. pp.250. spotting t/out.  Price: $35.00
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  196. WODEHOUSE P.G. The Old Reliable.  pub. Lond. H.Jenkins 1951 1st.ed. or. bright orange cloth, cr.8vo. pp.234. with 2 pages of publishers adverts at rear. Internally clean with a hint of foxing to edges. Minor mark to rear board else clean, bright copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  197. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Mike At Wrykyn. pub. Lond. H.Jenkins  1953 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.189. d/w. price clipped, a  few short closed tears to d/w. otherwise fine.  Price: $120.00
     
  198. WODEHOUSE  P.G.  Mike And Psmith. pub. Lond.  1953  1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.192. lacks f/free e/paper,  d/w.  torn otherwise  v/good copy in the price clipped  d/w.  Connolly says  about  this book " Mike pub. Black 1909,  the  second part of this novel was reissued as - Enter Psmith-1935. The whole  novel was then revised and reissued in two  volumes- Mike  at  Wrken and Mike And Psmith, Jenkins  1953."  lacks f/free  e/paper,  d/w. torn and  price clipped  otherwise v/good.  Price: $65.00
     
  199. WODEHOUSE  P.G.  Over  Seventy.  An  Autobiography   With Digressions.  pub. Lond. Herbert Jenkins 1957  1st.ed.  or. red cl. 8vo. pp.190. Cloth shows a very small light spot stain at the top of spine otherwise clean. Very sl. flecking, a very good sound copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  200. WODEHOUSE  P.G.  Over  Seventy.  An  Autobiography   With Digressions.  pub. Lond. Herbert Jenkins 1957  1st.ed.  or. red cl. 8vo. pp.190. Very faint damp stain top of front board at cloth, very clean, near fine.   Price: $65.00
     
  201. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Cocktail Time.  pub. Lond.  H.Jenkins  1958 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.222. v/good in the  sl. chipped d/w. (front panel at top and lower fore-edge) rear panel of d/w. a little browned, price clipped.   Price: $75.00
     
  202. WODEHOUSE  P.G.  Cocktail Time.. pub. Lond.  H.Jenkins  1958 1st.ed.  or. dark blue cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.222. torn d/w. lacks piece ar rear of d/w. approx. 6 x 9 cms. price clipped.   Price: $55.00
     
  203. WODEHOUSE P.G. A Few Quick Ones. pub. Lond. H.Jenkins 1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.207. sl. foxing to rear of d/w. overall a very nice clean copy, v/good, almost near fine.   Price: $70.00
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  204. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Jeeves In The Offing. pub.  Lond.  Herbert Jenkins 1960 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.206. Two short closed tears to rear of d/w. (lacks small piece) otherwise fine, name front past-down paper, price clipped.  Price: $75.00
     
  205. WODEHOUSE P.G. Service With A Smile. pub. Lond.  H.Jenkins 1962 1st.ed. or. red cl. titles to spine stamped in black, d/w. (dustwrapper depicting Lord Emmsworth riding his prized pig). 8vo. pp.192. price clipped d/w. trace of spotting to fore-edge and rear of d/w. almost fine copy.    Price: $120.00
     
  206. WODEHOUSE P.G. Service With A Smile.  pub. Lond.  H.Jenkins 1962 1st.ed. or. blue cl. titles to spine stamped in gold, d/w. 8vo. pp.192. price clipped, sl. browning to rear of d/w. fine copy.    Price: $125.00
     
  207. WODEHOUSE  P.G.   Company For Henry. pub.  London  H.Jenkins 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.222. (designed by Osbert Lancaster) 8vo. pp.222. Price clipped, d/w. very sl. rubbed at rear.   Price: $85.00
     
  208. WODEHOUSE  P.G.   Company For Henry.  pub.  Lond.  H.Jenkins 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. (designed by Osbert Lancaster) 8vo. pp.222. Price clipped, very fine.   Price: $125.00
     
  209. WODEHOUSE  P.G. The World Of Jeeves. pub.  Lond.  Herbert Jenkins  1967  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.X.564.  A collection of 34 episodes featuring the inimitable Jeeves and his master, some of them new to this volume, some reprinted, selected by Wodehouse for this publication. price clipped otherwise near fine copy.   Price: $95.00
     
  210. WODEHOUSE  P.G. Bachelors Anonymous. pub. Lond.  Barrie  & Jenkins 1973 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.191.    Price: $75.00
     
  211. WODEHOUSE P.G. The World Of Psmith. pub. Lond. Barrie & Jenkins 1974 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.598. . Comprises the four Psmith novels;"Mike and Psmith", "Psmith in the City", "Psmith, Journalist" and "Leave it to Psmith." Introduction by Wodehouse. Neat gift inscription to f/free e/paper, otherwise near fine.    Price: $75.00
     
  212. WODEHOUSE P.G. The World Of Ukridge. pub. Lond. Barrie & Jenkins 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.286.   All the Ukridge stories in one volume. Fine copy.   Price: $100.00
     
  213. WODEHOUSE P.G. Sunset At Blandings. with e/paper illus.  & dwgs. pub. Lond. Chatto & Windus 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.214. The last hilarious chapter of Lord Emsworth's long suffering saga. Although the novel is unfinished, the book includes Wodehouse's notes on how the plot was to spin out of control. His notes are an invaluable insight into his thought process as a writer. The last Blandings book by PG Wodehouse, author of the Jeeves books, was published after the death of Wodehouse. It was the last work by Wodehouse, with the text and notes being edited by Wodehouse scholar Richard Usborne. Fine.   Price: $55.00
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  214. WODEHOUSE P.G. Wodehouse At Work. A study of the books and characters of P.G. Wodehouse across nearly sixty years.  By Richard  Usborne. illus. with frontis. pub.  Lond.  Herbert Jenkins 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. Very sl. insect marks to cream d/w. else very fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  215. WODEHOUSE P.G. Portrait Of A Master. Biography by DAVID A. JASEN.  illus. with 32 full page plates t/out. (old prints/black and white glossy prints of various editions of his work), pub.  Lond. Garnstone Press 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.294. Definitive biography of one of the world's greatest humourous writers and lyricists. Contains interviews and correspondence with relatives, friends and other well known literary figures. Traces his career from his first magazine contribution, in 1901.  very small  closed tear to d/w. at edge of spine.  otherwise v/fine.    Price: $65.00
     
  216. WODEHOUSE P.G. The Theatre Of P.G. Wodehouse. Text by David A. Jasen. profusely illus. with frontis. & plates t/out. some full page 4 col. production check lists, with dates, programmes, cast lists. pub. Lond. Batsford 1979 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.120. Wodehouse was as well known for his work in the theatre as he was for his novels. Indeed he contributed lyrics to over 50 shows on Broadway and in London. Collected for the first time. Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  217. WOLFE  TOMAS Edited with an Introduction by Elizabeth Nowell and selected by Daniel George. Selected Letters Of Thomas Wolfe illus. with frontis. black/white photograph of Thomas Wolfe, index. pub. London Heinemann 1958 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.326. Intimately reveal the many sides of Wolfe's dynamic and puzzling personality; one of the stormiest literary careers in American history. Contents taken from "The Letters of Thomas Wolfe", originally published in America in 1956. Neat gift inscription to f/free e/paper, else very good.    Price: $45.00
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  218. WOOLF LEONARD and S.S. KOTELIANSKY - Translated by. Reminiscences of Leo Nicolayevitch Tolstoi by Maxim Gorky pub. Lond. Hogarth Press Richmond, 1920 1st ed. stiff marbled paper wrappers cr.8vo. Wrappers darkened at edges and chipped, internally a very good copy.   Price: $100.00
     
  219. WOOLF  LEONARD Barbarians At The Gate. pub.  Lond.  Victor Gollancz  (Left Book Club) 1939 1st.ed. or. red bds.  12mo. pp.222. spine  sl. kinked, sl. silverfished to  rear  bd., otherwise very good.  Price: $45.00
     
  220. WOOLF  LEONARD   Growing.  An Autobiography  of  the Years 1904-1911. illus. with 4 full page plates t/out. Map. Index. pub. Lond. Hogarth Press 1970 reprint or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.256. Civil Service and University life. Price clipped else near fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  221. WOOLF VIRGINIA Flush. A Biography. illus. with frontis. & 5 full page plates t/out. 4 drawings by Vanessa Bell, pub. Lond. Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London, 19331st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.164. The story of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's dog, Flush, a cocker-spaniel. d/w sl. chipped at top of spine, and closed tear up spine, d/w. states "Large Paper Edition 7/6 net" original d/w.? cloth is very soiled, browned to spine, (sunned) and boards spotted and browned to edges, little spotting to free e/paper, good tight copy otherwise.    Price: $125.00
     
  222. WOOLF VIRGINIA The Death Of The Moth & Other Essays.  with the Vanessa Bell illus. d/w. pub. Lond. Hogarth Press  1942 2nd.imp. June (1st.ed. pub. June 1942). 8vo. pp.157.  lacks small piece of d/w. top of spine & a few small tears, top of spine sl. faded else v/good.   Price: $75.00
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  223. WOOLF  VIRGINIA A Haunted House And Other  Short  Stories. with  the d/w. illus. by Vanessa Bell. pub.  Lond.  Hogarth Press  1944  2nd.imp. Feb. (1st.ed. pub. Jan.  1944).or. cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.124. From the Woolf's own Hogarth Press: 18 short pieces in all. With the dustwrapper designed by Vanessa Bell. v/good copy in the sl. chipped d/w. small hole  in d/w. at spine. Stamped 'Colonial Cloth' on front free endpaper.   Price: $70.00
     
  224. WOOLF VIRGINIA The Moment And Other Essays. with the  d/w. illus.  by  Vanessa  Bell pub. Lond.  Hogarth  Press.  1949 2nd impression; (1st pub 1947) or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.191. fine in fine d/w.   Price: $100.00
     
  225. WOOLF VIRGINIA The Captain's Death Bed And Other Essays. Edited and introduced by Leonard Woolf. with the  d/w. illus.  by her sister, Vanessa  Bell pub. Lond.  Hogarth  Press.  1950 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. Twenty-six previously uncollected essays. very short closed tear to d/w. at lower spine, toning to endpapers, d/w. has little age browning on spine, else near fine copy.   Price: $300.00
     
  226. WOOLF VIRGINIA A Writer's Story. Being Extracts from the Diary of Virginia Woolf. with the d/w. illus. by Vanessa Bell pub. pub. Lond.  Hogarth  Press.  1953 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.372. four lines underlined in text, one in ink the others in pencil. The extremities of d/w. sl. worn otherwise very good copy, price clipped.   Price: $150.00
     
  227. WOOLF VIRGINIA & LYTTON STRACHEY Letters. Ed. by Leonard Woolf and James Strachey. illus. with frontispiece photograph showing Strachey and Woolf, d/w. illus.  by  Vanessa  Bell pub. Lond The Hogerth Press 1956 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.118. almost fine copy, minor mark (prior owner's faint, small rubber stamp number) to rear of d/w. very short closed tear at spine .   Price: $300.00
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  228. WOOLF VIRGINIA -   Contemporary Writers  Publisher: London: The Hogarth Press, 1965 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. 160. Posthumous Publication. Five page introduction by Jean Guiget. some essays appear here for the first time, and give an interesting overview of her opinions of contemporary writers. Neat small inscr. on f/free e/paper. very sl. rubbed to rear of d/w. Else near fine copy.  Price: $75.00
     
  229. WOOLF VIRGINIA Ed. by Mary Lyon. Books And Portraits. Some further  selections  from  the  literary  and  biographical writings  of Virginia Woolf. pub. Lond. Hogarth Press  1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.221. fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  230. WOOLF  VIRGINIA Ed. by Anne Olive Bell, assisted by  Andrew Meneillie.  The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Volume  Two  1920-1924. pub. U.S.A. Harcourt, Brace, Jouanovitch 1978 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. lge.8vo. pp.371. fine copy in sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $40.00
     
  231. WOOLF VIRGINIA Freshwater. A comedy. illus. with  frontis. dwg.  &  page of facsimile text pub.  N.Y.  Harcourt  Brace Jovanovich  1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.76.  price clipped.   Price: $45.00
     
  232. WOOLF  VIRGINIA A Biography by Quentin Bell.  illus.  with frontis.  &  26  full page plates  t/out. endpaper maps. References, bibliography and index.  2  vols.  Vol.I. Virginia  Stephen 1882-1912 Vol.II. Mrs.  Woolf  1912-1941. pub.  Lond. Hogarth Press 1972 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.'s  8vo. pp.Vol.IXVI.230, Vol.II.X.300. Quentin Bell was the nephew of Virginia Woolf and wrote this biography at the request of her husband, Leonard Woolf. repaired tear  to  d/w.  of Vol.II prior owner's bookplate to f/free e/paper otherwise v/good set.    Price: $100.00
     
  233. WINTERSON JEANETTE Written On The Body pub. Jonathan Cape London, 1992 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. She is winner of the Whitbread Award for her first novel, The John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the 1994 Lamda Literary Award for lesbian fiction and the E. M. Forster Award. A love story and a philosophical meditation. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  234. WYATT ALFRED J.    An Anglo-Saxon Reader  pub. Cambridge University Press 1953 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.360. Early West Saxon Prose, later prose extracts, poetry etc. As well as extensive notes and lengthy glossary. Index. Examples 'Wanderer' 'King Alfred's Will' 'Passing Of Chad""Laws of Ine" much more. Previous owner's name on front free e/paper, else very good copy.    Price: $45.00
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  235. YATES DORNFORD   Gale Warning. pub. London Ward, Lock and Co Ltd, London and Melbourne1939 1st. ed. original yellow cloth, d/w. (illustration of front cover of fallen finger post) cr.8vo. pp.314. Previous owner's inscription on front free e/paper, small piece missing from bottom spine of d/w. a little chipped at edges, slight spotting to boards, else very good.    Price: $95.00
     
  236. YATES  DORNFORD Ne'er-Do-Well. pub. Lond. Ward Lock &  Co. 1954  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.222. Short closed tear to d/w. at front, small chip lower spine, else v/good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  237. YATES DORNFORD Wife Apparent. Lady In Waiting. pub.  Lond. Ward Lock & Co. 1956 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.316.  very short closed tear to top of d/w. at spine, otherwise almost fine copy.    Price: $40.00
     
  238. YATES  DORNFORD B-Berry And I Look Back. pub.  London Ward Lock  &  Company 1958 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.286.  The last of the 'Berry Books' with Berry heading for a nursing home and continuing the Dornford Yates 'memoir' started in As Berry and I were Saying.  Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
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