February 2022

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£95



London, Gifford, [1949].

First edition. 8vo. Original red boards. Dust-jacket, priced 7/6.

An intriguing dust-jacket complements this detective Inspector Thomas Littlejohn yarn.

£225



London, Cassell, 1923.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Dust-jacket, priced 15/.

The early autobiography of legendary weird fiction author Algernon Blackwood, describing the author's life, adventures and misadventures in North America between his twentieth and thirtieth years. Uncommon in the dust-jacket. Precedes the US limited edition (1924).

£95



London, Peter Davies, 1960.

First edition. 8vo. Original green boards. Dust-jacket, priced 13s6d.

Ace private detective Carolus Deene is on the case in the village of Gladhurst.

£275



London, Constable, 1931.

First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth. Dust-jacket, price-clipped.

Tales of Chinatown and Limehouse: "horrible, ironical, whimsically aloof"

£250



London, Frederick Muller, 1955.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 10/6.

A pioneering tale of lunar colonisation by a master of the sci-fi genre.

£195



London, Collins, [1930].

First edition. 8vo. Original orange cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.

A nice first edition of this romantic adventure in the fur country.

Detective Fiction

Creasey (John) Sons of Satan

£95



London, John Long, 1947.

First edition. 8vo. Original black cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 6/-.

Dr Palfrey tackles dubious friars, a giant and "the Testament of Evil" in this cruise-ship caper.

Detective Fiction

Creasey (John) The Flood

£120



London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1956.

First edition. 8vo. Original red boards. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 10s6d.

A rather topical Dr Palfrey adventure, as floods begin to besiege the world...

£95



London, Herbert Jenkins, 1969.

First edition. 8vo. Original red boards. Dust-jacket, price-clipped.

A very good first edition of the first of Fraser's Flashman titles, riffing on the character as first introduced in Tom Browne's School Days. The jacket spine is notorious for fading, but this is better than some.

Detective Fiction

Grey (Cecil) Spindrift

£135



London, Herbert Jenkins, 1936.

First edition. 8vo. Original mustard yellow cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.

A splendid first edition of this romantic novel about a young musical protégé's adventures.

Detective Fiction

Hornung (E.W.) Stingaree

£120



London, Philip Allan, 1936.

'Popular Edition'. 8vo. Original green cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 2/6.

An attractive edition of this tale by the creator of Raffles.

£225



London, Faber, 1989.

First edition, first impression. 8vo. Original black boards. Dust-jacket.

A sharp, bright first edition of perhaps the most well-known work by Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of the Booker Prize and famously brought to the big screen by Merchant Ivory, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson.

£250



London, Robert Hale, 1951.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 12/6.

...where the fantastic and the possible have their meeting place' (jacket blurb) Cloth spine slightly faded, o/w VG; jacket with minor chipping to corners, but overall VG. Y N Y Weird & Supernatural 2022-02-05 15:52:19 1 ...where the fantastic and the possible have their meeting place' (jacket blurb)

Modern Literature

MacKenzie (Compton) Coral

£250



London, Cassell, 1925.

First edition. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Dust-jacket, no price.

An excellent first edition of this the sequel to Mackenzie's Carnival.

£95


Being the second part of 'The Realists'
London, Thornton Butterworth, 1927.

First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.

An attractive Abbey jacket graces this work by prolific author McKenna, following the political career of Ambrose Sheridan.

£495

London, Cassell, 1926. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Tales of Indian life. Uncommon, especially thus inscribed.

£250



London, Faber, 1945.

First edition. 8vo. Original black cloth. dust-jacket, 9s6d.

An uncommon anthology of ghost tales published by Faber, including authors such as Wilkie Collins and Rudyard Kipling.

£95


A story of love in the desert
London, Eveleigh Nash & Grayson, 1922.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue. Dust-jacket, priced 2/6.

A very good first edition of this Egyptian tale by travel writer Douglas Sladen.

£75


from Breakfast to Supper
London, Routledge, 1923.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue boards. Dust-jacket, priced 2s6d.

A practical cookery book aimed at the smaller household, uncommon in the original jacket.

Detective Fiction

Stout (Rex) Gambit

£75



London, Collins Crime Club, 1963.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original orange boards. Dust-jacket, priced 12s6d.

A chess tournament murder provides a puzzle for Nero Wolfe.

£120


and other Detective Stories
London, Chapman & Hall, 1895.

First edition. 8vo. Frontispiece. Original decorative cloth.

An uncommon and attractive collection of detective fiction stories, also featuring contributions by George Ira Brett (an early incarnation of 'Battle'), Roy Tellet and Brander Matthews. Listed in Greene & Glover, and Hubin.

£75



London, Philip Allan, 1924.

First edition. 8vo. Device to title. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 3/6.

A strange and occasionally beautiful book...rather a dangerous study in the emotion of sex... (The Referee). Rare, especially in the jacket.

£195



London, Grant Richards, 1912.

First edition. 8vo. Frontispiece. Original cloth with gilt stamped illustration of the Titanic to upper cover.

The first book published on the sinking of the Titanic, by journalist Alexander Bell Filson Young.