Pp.(including final blank); pictorial glazed paper wrappers with flap folds, slightly soiled; top edges of leaves a trifle foxed;Delta Canada, Montreal, 1971. Buckbook series. *From the library of Australian writer Thomas Shapcott, with the author's signed presentation inscription to him (dated 1980) on the half-title page.
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Pp. ; pictorial stiff paper wrappers, the lower wrapper slightly silverfished; a little light foxing; The Quarry Press, Ontario, 1971. *Inscribed and signed by the author, to Australian poet Judith Rodriguez, on Dedication page.
Pp. 56, decorations; printed paper wrappers, the edges and backstrip faintly faded;Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1979. *Inscribed and signed by the author, to Australian writer Thomas Shapcott, on half-title page.
Pp. (last blank); printed stiff paper wrappers, a trifle rubbed; a little light foxing; Golden Dog Press,Ottawa, 1977. *From the library of Australian writer Thomas Shapcott, with the author's signed presentation inscription to him (dated 1980) on the dedication page.
Children's Anthology. With a Foreword by Field-Marshal Earl Wavell. Pp. , frontispiece, plus 14 plates, index; f'cap. 4to; corners of boards a trifle rubbed; price-clipped dust wrapper, lightly soiled and worn, edges rubbed and split, the backstrip browned, torn at extremities and slightly tape marked; name in ink on upper...
Pp. [iv]+218; pictorial papered boards; dust wrapper, front panel a trifle creased; Severn House, London, 2009.First edition. *A Crown Prince Gregory mystery.
Pp. [iv]+252; pictorial glazed papered boards; dust wrapper; Severn House, London, 2005. First edition.
A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns. Pp. 320; endpaper map; dust wrapper, backstrip browned, edges lightly split and chipped; edges of leaves quite foxed; Collins, 1953. First edition. *Fourth and penultimate novel in the series based on the life of Robert Burns.
A Transparent Novel. Pp. [vi]+346; dust wrapper; edges of leaves faintly foxed; Fourth Estate, London, 2004. First edition.
Pp. 184(last blank); top fore-corners of boards bumped, bottom fore-corner of upper board bruised; dust wrapper, edges slightly rubbed; top fore-corners of last few leaves a trifle creased; The Crime Club/Collins, London, 1985. First edition. *Published in America as Fete Fatale.
Pp. [viii]+212(last blank); dust wrapper; edges of leaves lightly foxed; Jonathan Cape, London, 1996. First edition. *Short stories.
Pp. [viii]+312(last blank), folding coloured plate; dust wrapper, faintly scuffed, the flaps slightly foxed; edges of leaves lightly foxed; Jonathan Cape, London, 1989. First edition.
Pp. [viii]+214(last blank); boards a trifle canted; dust wrapper, faintly creased at top edge; edges of leaves a trifle foxed; Jonathan Cape, London, 2004. First edition. *Short stories.
Pp. [viii]+230(last colophon, blank); fore-edges uncut; dust wrapper, faintly soiled; Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2001. First U.S. edition. *A sequel to Talking It Over.
Pp. [vi]+138; dust wrapper; outer leaves and edges lightly foxed; Jonathan Cape, London, 1992. First U.K. edition (and first edition in English). *Originally published in Bulgarian, under the title Bodlivo svinche, by Osbidian of Sofia.
Pp. [vi]+150; fore-edges black; dust wrapper, a trifle soiled; Jonathan Cape, London, 2011. First edition. *Winner of the Booker prize in 2011. The basis for a 2017 film starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling.
A second collection of poems in the Dorset dialect. Pp. viii+208, 1 pictorial headpiece, endpaper advertisements; purple cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, boards decorated in blind, lightly rubbed, corners worn, edges and spine fading to brown, piece chipped from crown, the spine also starting to chip and split at...
Pp. 58, illustrated throughout; narrow super roy. 4to; beige papered boards, lettered and decorated in grey; uncut; within tan cloth portfolio; occasional light foxing; Old Stile Press, Llandogo, Gwent, Wales, 1998. Edition limited to 200 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. *The Affectionate Shepheard was originally published anonymously in...
Pp. 224(last blank); boards a trifle canted, the top fore-corners faintly bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges rubbed and chipped; bottom fore-corners of last couple of leaves slightly creased, a little light foxing; Longmans, Green, London, 1958. First edition. Loder 11; Hubin p. 52. Author's third book.
Address delivered on installation as Chancellor of Edinburgh University October 25, 1930. Pp. 22; cream cloth, the upper board lettered and ruled in navy, fore-corners faintly bruised; dust wrapper, a trifle soiled, edges lightly rubbed and split; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, small name in ink at head...
A comedy in four acts. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Pp. [ii]+viii+198+(colophon, blank), 22 hand-tipped coloured plates within tinted borders and with lettered pictorial guards, black & white pictorial title page and text illustrations, pictorial endpapers; tall post 4to; purple cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, a trifle foxed, the spine.....
Pp. 146, frontispiece, 4 full page illustrations, chronological list of Barrie's works, addenda, index; gilt lettered navy cloth, slightly flecked, edges a trifle rubbed; t.e.g., others uncut; free endpapers faintly offset; The Bookman's Journal, London, 1928. First edition, limited to 520 numbered copies. *With loosely inserted related ephemera.
Pp. [x]+30; pictorial paper wrappers, stapled; faint stain to blank preliminary leaf; the author, Adelaide, 1980. *Author's first book of poetry, inscribed by him on blank preliminary leaf.
Illustrated by the author. Pp. 208, title page vignette, text illustrations; bottom edge of boards slightly bumped; price-clipped dust wrapper, back panel a trifle soiled; a little faint foxing; Michael Joseph , London, 1946. First edition. *Satirist's autobiography.
Pp. [vi]+238; med. 8vo; boards lightly foxed; dust wrapper with U.K. publisher's price sticker on front flap, faintly foxed, edges a trifle rubbed and split; cancel sticker on verso of title page, a little light foxing; Ashford Press Publishing, Geneva, 1987. *Originally published by Schumacher et Cie, Geneva, in 1984.