- Category = Modern First Editions
The Stuffed Dog. Illustrated by Edward ARDIZZONE
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1967. First edition in dust wrapper. blue boards with black and gilt decoration. Wrapper is neatly price clipped. 60 pages. 220 by 145mm (8¾ by 5¾ inches).
Condition: Wrapper has a touch of marking to the rear panel and a small stain to the front cover (oddly, exactly the same colour as the girls sash). Book itself, both boards and internally, in Fine condition.Book ID: 2456More details Price: £30.00
London: Collins, 1958. First edition, in its original unclipped dust jacket. Novel is set in a country behind the Iron Curtain, probably Poland. The story of the wife of a member of a British Mission, who has been posted to one of the major provincial cities, and finds herself in a situation that is charged with comedy, tragedy, and an ever-increasing danger for all concerned. 576 pp. 220 x 150 mm (8¾ x 6 inches).
Condition: Toning to front and rear endpapers in the shape of the fold of the dust jacket. Very light shelf wear to head and tail of spine of dust jacket. No other marks or foxing. In a very good condition.Book ID: 2350More details Price: £20.00
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946. First edition, in second impression dust jacket (as is often stated). Bound in red cloth, Wartime economy paper. 438 pp. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches).
Condition: Original cloth boards are in a clean condition, with just some sun fading in places. Neat previous owner's details to FFEP. The dust jacket is not price clipped (shows 18 shillings), and is marked 'second impression'. The jacket is slightly marked in places, being a pale colour, and the spine is a little darkened. The edges have a few tiny chips. Overall, in a very good condition. Now held in removable protective archival sleeve.Book ID: 2325More details Price: £150.00
To The Last Man
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. Reprint, in original illustrated dust jacket. 256 pp. 190 by 130 mm (7½ by 5 inches).
Condition: Dust jacket has 'coffee cup' stain to front, and toning to endpapers. Overall in a good condition.Book ID: 2080More details Price: £10.00
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1952. Reprint, in original illustrated dust jacket. 288 pp. 190 by 130 mm (7½ by 5 inches).
Condition: Toning to endpapers, otherwise in a very good condition.Book ID: 2079More details Price: £10.00
Vathek Conte Arabe
Precede de Beckford ou Le Demon de Fables par G. Jean-Aubry
Edition: First Thus
Paris: Les Esemplaires: 1928. Limited edition 18/99 - original French edition, in dust wrapper. Although the title states 1928, the colophon dates this to March 1931 and says that the date of 1928 was the Oxford University publication. Barcham Green & Co paper. Top edge gilt - remaining edges rough cut. XXXI pp (introduction)-338 pp.
Condition: The dust wrapper is clean, with a little darkening to the spine. A couple of spots, and a tear to the front fold. loss of about 1 inch to the base of the wrapper. Now covered in archival acetate. The boards are clean and tidy, with a touch of darkening to the base of the spine (where the wrapper is missing) only. Overall an excellent copy.Book ID: 1885More details Price: £580.00