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Jones of the 64th: A Tale of the Battles of Assaye and Laswaree ( Sixty-Fourth Regiment )

By: Brereton, Lieutenant-Colonel F S ( Frederick Sadleir )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie and Sons edition, No Date (circa 1930 ?), 1st Printing: 1930

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153717

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, in a lightly chipped and torn attractive dustjacket, scarce in dustjacket, jacket art and frontispiece by Harry Rainey, nice decorated boards in a scarce dustjacket, browning to endpapers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for West of Fifth -by Catharine Brody ( 1930 1st Edition -story of a girl press agent / New York / Broadway )

West of Fifth -by Catharine Brody ( 1930 1st Edition -story of a girl press agent / New York / Broadway )

By: Brody, Catharine

Price: $52.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Doubleday Doran, 1930, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163970

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good example, a bit of light wear and rubbing, nice bright clean orange cloth, a bit of fading to spine, no jacket, scarce., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century ( 13th C. / Poetry / Poems )

English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century ( 13th C. / Poetry / Poems )

By: Brown, Carleton (ed.) / Oxford at the Clarendon Press

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: Oxford University / Clarendon Press, 1971, 1st edition, Later Printing: 1971

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151973

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, ink name, sunning to the spine, former owner's embossed stamp, 312 pages, Contents: Sunset on Calvary Bodl MS Arch Selden supra 74; Stabat iuxta Christi Crucem Tanner MS 169; Now Comes the Blast of Winter Rawlinson MS G 22; A Warning to Sir Eode Trinity Coll Camb MS 323; The Lily with Five Leaves Trinity Coll Camb; Gaude Virgo Mater Christi Trinity Coll Camb; The Ten Commandments Trinity Coll Camb; The Journey of the Three Kings Trinity Coll Camb; Will Become a Friar MS Digby 2; Our Lady Help Us at ... View more info

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Beside the Ocean of Time -by George Mackay Brown

By: Brown, George Mackay

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: Bayeux Arts Inc., 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163999

ISBN: 1896209122

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Very Good+ / Near Fine dustjacket, small sticker mark on front panel but overall this looks close to new, ---"In this novel set on the fictitious island of Norday in the Orkneys, George Mackay Brown beckons us into the imaginary world of the young Thorfinn Ragnarson, the son of a crofter. In his day-dreams he relives the history of this island people, travelling back in time to join Viking adventurers at the court of the Byzantine Emperor in Constantinople, then accompanying a Falstaffian knight to the battle of Bannockburn. Thorfinn wakes to the twenti... View more info

Image for The Best Short Stories of John Buchan, Volume 2 ( On Cademuir Hill; A Lucid Interval; The Lemnian; Fullcircle; Moor-Song; The Loathly Opposite; Fountainblue; Wind in the Portico; Earlier Affection; Ship to Tarshish; Streams of Water in the South )

The Best Short Stories of John Buchan, Volume 2 ( On Cademuir Hill; A Lucid Interval; The Lemnian; Fullcircle; Moor-Song; The Loathly Opposite; Fountainblue; Wind in the Portico; Earlier Affection; Ship to Tarshish; Streams of Water in the South )

By: Buchan, John - Lord Tweedsmuir, Edited By David Daniell

Price: $18.41

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Michael Joseph, 1982, 1st edition, First printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 140292

ISBN: 071812121X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, a bit of light wear mainly to the bottom edges of the boards, a tight square copy, contents include: Introduction by Daniell; On Cademuir Hill; A Lucid Interval; The Lemnian; Fullcircle; Moor-Song; The Loathly Opposite; Fountainblue; Wind in the Portico; Earlier Affection; Ship to Tarshish; Streams of Water in the South, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for A Clockwork Orange ---by Anthony Burgess --- Penguin Modern Classics  Series )(includes the 7th Chapter )(includes a GLOSSARY of the NADSAT Language )

A Clockwork Orange ---by Anthony Burgess --- Penguin Modern Classics Series )(includes the 7th Chapter )(includes a GLOSSARY of the NADSAT Language )

By: Burgess, Anthony with an Introduction By Blake Morrison

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Penguin, 2000, 1st Penguin Modern Classics Series edition, Later Printing: 2000

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154427

ISBN: 0141182601

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 141 + xxiv pages, this edition contains the complete book including Chapter 7 which was eliminated from many US editions, Morrison's introduction is substantial at about 17 pages, this copy has the NADSAT GLOSSARY laid-in (a real help when reading ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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A Clockwork Orange ---by Anthony Burgess --- Penguin Modern Classics Series (includes the 7th Chapter )

By: Burgess, Anthony with an Introduction By Blake Morrison

Price: $14.45

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Penguin, 2000, 1st Penguin Modern Classics Series edition, Later Printing: 2000

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156711

ISBN: 0141182601

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy, 141 + xxiv pages, this edition contains the complete book including Chapter 7 which was eliminated from many US editions, Morrison's introduction is substantial at about 17 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Clockwork Orange ---by Anthony Burgess (includes a glossary of the Nadsat speak / language )

A Clockwork Orange ---by Anthony Burgess (includes a glossary of the Nadsat speak / language )

By: Burgess, Anthony, with an Afterword By Stanley Edgar Hyman

Price: $79.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: W W Norton, 1963, 1st Book Club Edition: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161744

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, a bit of foxing to the fore edge of the text block, a bit of waviness to the pages but this has not been exposed to damp so this is likely caused by a very tight binding "pulling " the pages very taut, still overall a very nice clean copy, a bit of age toning to the endpaper gutters and with a few small brown specks on the front endpaper--- in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket with a wee bit of sunning to the spine, a bit of light edge wear, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a wee bit of b... View more info

Image for surviving civilization ( A Work of Marginalia ) -by Cliff Burns -a Signed Copy

surviving civilization ( A Work of Marginalia ) -by Cliff Burns -a Signed Copy

By: Burns, Cliff (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Canada, Iqaluit, NWT / Regina, SK: Cliff Burns / Black Dog Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159922

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.25w x 5.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, 60 pages, signed by Cliff Burns, quotation praising Cliff Burns by Kim Newman on rear panel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Interzone -by William S Burroughs -a Signed Copy ( Early Routines / Naked Lunch related)

Interzone -by William S Burroughs -a Signed Copy ( Early Routines / Naked Lunch related)

By: Burroughs, William S., (signed)(aka: William Lee ); Introduction and Edited by James Grauerholz

Price: $362.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 164216

ISBN: 0670813478

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine / Fine unread copy, in a Near Fine / Fine price clipped dustjacket, --- signed by WILLIAM S BURROUGHS without inscription, ---"In 1954 William Burroughs settled in Tangiers, finding a sanctuary of sorts in its shadowy streets, blind alleys, and lowlife decadence. It was this city that served as a catalyst for Burroughs as a writer, the backdrop for one of the most radical transformations of style in literary history. --Burroughs's life during this period is limned in a startling collection of short stories, autobiographical sketches, letters, and diary e... View more info

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Interzone -by William S Burroughs ( Early Routines / Naked Lunch related)

By: Burroughs, William S., )(aka: William Lee ); Introduction and Edited by James Grauerholz

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking Penguin, 1990, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164217

ISBN: 0140094512

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, a Near Fine example, two small marks on front panel, 194 pages, ---"In 1954 William Burroughs settled in Tangiers, finding a sanctuary of sorts in its shadowy streets, blind alleys, and lowlife decadence. It was this city that served as a catalyst for Burroughs as a writer, the backdrop for one of the most radical transformations of style in literary history. --Burroughs's life during this period is limned in a startling collection of short stories, autobiographical sketches, letters, and diary entries, all of which showcase his trademark mordant humor, while deline... View more info

Image for Naked Lunch ---The 50th Anniversary Edition  Containing the Restored Text  (in slipcase as issued)( Interzone; The Examination; Have You Seen Pantopon Rose?; Coke Bugs; The Exterminator Does a Good Job; original introductions and additions by author; etc)

Naked Lunch ---The 50th Anniversary Edition Containing the Restored Text (in slipcase as issued)( Interzone; The Examination; Have You Seen Pantopon Rose?; Coke Bugs; The Exterminator Does a Good Job; original introductions and additions by author; etc)

By: Burroughs, William S., Edited By James Grauerholz and Barry Miles, Afterword By David Ulin

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Grove Press, 2009, 1st of the 50th Anniversary Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164215

ISBN: 0802119263

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example which is likely unread, a bit of sunning to the spine, , in a Near Fine / Fine slipcase, no dustjacket as issued, cover illustration reproduces the cover art of the 1959 Olympia Press 1st edition, very slight rubs at spine tips, looks new, ---"This novel, written in 1959, is an experimental exploration of drug-induced hallucinations - a ride inside the rollercoaster mind of a heroin junkie. A literary landmark and the most shocking novel in the English language, William Burroughs' Naked Lunc' is an exhilarating ride into the darkest recesses of the... View more info

Image for The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye: Five Fairy Stories --with Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice -TWO VOLUMES -by A S Byatt (inc. Glass Coffin; Gode's Story; Story of the Eldest Princess; Dragon's Breath / Crocodile Tears; A Lamia in the Cevennes; etc)

The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye: Five Fairy Stories --with Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice -TWO VOLUMES -by A S Byatt (inc. Glass Coffin; Gode's Story; Story of the Eldest Princess; Dragon's Breath / Crocodile Tears; A Lamia in the Cevennes; etc)

By: Byatt, A S ( Antonia Susan Byatt Duffy )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY / London, England, N.Y. / New York: Randon House, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing / London, UK: Chatto and Windus, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157000

ISBN: 0679420088

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, both are about 5 x 7 inches, both are Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, EYE is a Random House 1st edition with the correct number line starting with a '2', Elementals is a Chatto and Windus UK 1st edition, EYE contains: The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye; The Glass Coffin; Gode's Story; The Story of the Eldest Princess; Dragon's Breath ---ELEMENTALS contains: Crocodile Tears; A Lamia in the Cevennes;Cold; Baglady; Jael; Christ in the House of Martha and Mary, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a ge... View more info

Flying with the Mounties -by James Cahill ( RCMP / Royal Canadian Mounted Police )

By: Cahill, James

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: A & C Black, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153081

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hard cover, a solid Good or better copy in blue cloth, age toning to paper, browning to the endpapers, ink gift inscription, in a POOR price clipped dustjacket with large chips and tears, tape repaired, front panel is largely intact and looks somewhat presentable, b&w plates are uncredited, one plate has been folded and creased along one edge, some finger marks to pages, CAHILL also wrote The Black Pirate /and/ The Pilot of Indian Leap, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Apocryphal Stories ---by Karel Capek (includes:  Punishment of Prometheus; Times Aren't What They Were; Napoleon; Master Hynek Rab of Kufstejn; Romeo and Juliet; Don Juan's Confession; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Goneril; Ophir; Brother Francis; Attila )

Apocryphal Stories ---by Karel Capek (includes: Punishment of Prometheus; Times Aren't What They Were; Napoleon; Master Hynek Rab of Kufstejn; Romeo and Juliet; Don Juan's Confession; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Goneril; Ophir; Brother Francis; Attila )

By: Capek, Karel, Translated By Dora Round

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin, 1975, 1st Penguin Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136400

ISBN: 0140038604

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------paperback, a Very Good+ copy, ink name, a bit of age toning to paper, this contains vignettes and short stories including: Punishment of Prometheus; Times Aren't What They Were; Napoleon; Master Hynek Rab of Kufstejn; Romeo and Juliet; Don Juan's Confession; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Goneril; Ophir; Brother Francis; Attila; As in the Good Old days; The Idol Breakers; The Emperor Diocletian; Thersites; Agathon, or Concerning Wisdom; Alexander the Great; Pilate's Creed; Pilate's Evening; The Crucifixion; Death of Archimedes; The Roman legions; The Ten Righteous; Benchanan; The Five... View more info

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Illywhacker ---by Peter Carey

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Faber and Faber, 1985, 1st Edtion, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155231

ISBN: 0571132073

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, on the Booker Prize short list, ---"In Australian slang, an illywhacker is a country fair con man, an unprincipled seller of fake diamonds and dubious tonics. And Herbert Badgery, the 139-year-old narrator of Peter Carey's uproarious novel, may be the king of them all. Vagabond and charlatan, aviator and car salesman, seducer and patriarch, Badgery is a walking embodiment of the Australian national character—espcially of its proclivity for tall stories and barefaced lies. ---As Carey follows this charming scoundrel across... View more info

Image for The Preparation of Ryerson Embury: A Purpose -by Albert R Carman

The Preparation of Ryerson Embury: A Purpose -by Albert R Carman

By: Carman, Albert R ( Richardson )

Price: $43.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: T Fisher Unwin, 1900, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162876

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.25w x 7.5h inches, a solid Good example, wear and flaking to brown cloth covers, fading to the spine, age toned upper edge of text block, browning to paper, embossed stamp on front endpaper, name stamp in a few spots, no printing info on the copyright page so I am assuming a 1st edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Black Venus's Tale -by Angela Carter with Woodcuts By Philip Sutton

Black Venus's Tale -by Angela Carter with Woodcuts By Philip Sutton

By: Carter, Angela

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Next Editions / Faber and Faber, 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159899

ISBN: 090714702X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6.5w x 9h inches, coil bound, a Near Fine copy, 35 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for OMNIBUS Volume:  The Magic Toyshop; The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (aka The War of Dreams ); Wise Children -by Angela Carter

OMNIBUS Volume: The Magic Toyshop; The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (aka The War of Dreams ); Wise Children -by Angela Carter

By: Carter, Angela

Price: $38.21

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Quality Paperback Book Club / QPBC, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160576

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks new, collects 3 novels by AC, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

City of Men -a Novel -by Gavin S Casey

By: Casey, Gavin S ( Stodart )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Peter Davies edition, 1950, 1st Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153443

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with light wear and a bit of age toning to paper, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of age darkening and small marks to text block, set in the Australian gold fields, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info