COHEN, OCTAVUS ROY Original black cloth, lettered in red to the front panel and spine. 8vo - 277, (1) pp. The numeral 1 appears at the foot of the last page. "First Printing" statement to the copyright page. In a good copy of the jacket with some lott at the top of the front panel as well as the spine ends. Near Fine / Good.
BARNARD, ROBERT Original black cloth, lettered in purple to the spine. 8vo - 182 pp. Signed by the author to the title page. A very nice copy of this excellent biblio-mystery with Barnard's usual wit and humor. A very nice copy. Near Fine / Near Fine.
GUNN, VICTOR Original purple cloth, lettered in silver to the spine. 8vo - 192 pp. A sharp copy in a complete dust jacket with 7s 6d price present on the front flap. Some scratches to the front panel of the jacket. No inscriptions are marks of any kind. Near Fine / Near fine.
TRAHERNE, MRS. ARTHUR Original pale green publisher's wraps. 8vo - 313 pp. The author's full name is Harriet Margaret Anne Traherne (nee Christian). Her most famous work appears to be A Summer in a Dutch Country House. A faint previous book-shop stamp is present on the rear panel - "W. Marsh/Stationers/Monmouth. A very scarce book. Very good.
CLARKE, ARTHUR C. A clean, bright and solid copy of this Omnibus Edition. In a bright example of the dust jacket which has had a closed tear repaired. The jacket is price-clipped. Contains 18 Short Stories and the complete novels "Childhood's End" and "Earthlight." With an introduction by Clifton Fadiman. The short stories begin with "The Sentinel, which is famous for providing the initial inspiration for Kubrick's "2001, A Space Odyssey. Some astronauts on the moon make a chance discovery of an object that was placed on the Moon, awaiting discovery from a life form advanced enough to make the journey from Earth. This copy signed by the author directly to the title page. Cover art by Arthur Hawkins. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Bound in 1/4 leather with marbled boards. Black spine lable, with text in gilt. 1859 date in gilt to the foot of the spine. Red silk page ribbon bound in. Marbled endpapers. 8vo - 422, (1) pp. Top edge gilt. Two title pages - the first is decorated with an engraving of a moonlit scene with another engraved frontispiece showing the interior of a pub. Both of these pages show foxing. The secod title page is text only and shows only faint foxing. Cupples was Scottish author and journalist who wrote mainly seafaring novels. The endpapers are new. The book is very square and solid. Now quite scarce. Very Good.
Completely rebound in a style that beautifully mimics the original binding. Copies with the original binding rarely show up as they are extremely fragile. Wilde's only novel and now very scarce. This is the first edition, first issue with the letter "a" dropped from "(a)nd" on the eighth line from the bottom of page 208. A very clean, bright and solid copy of this masterpiece and perhaps Wilde's most famous work. Small "Anderson" sale label remant affixed to a front binder's blank. The pages are toned along the edges. An excellent copy. Listed in Bleiler. Reference - Stuart Marsh - #328. Near Fine.
Original two-tone cloth, 3/5 black and 1/4 red.l. Lettered and stamped in black. 8vo - 208 pp. Illustrated throughout by Joe Krush. In a lovely example of the dust jacket which shows some minor fading to the spine. Warmly inscribed, signed and dated by the author to the front free endpaper. "First Edition" statement to the copyright page. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Original black cloth, lettered in gilt to the front panel and spine. 8vo - 277 pp. Collected and Edited by M. R. James. An extremely clean, bright and solid copy of this classic horror collection. 7'6 Net price to the jacket. Other copies of the first edition exist that have a second state jacket with a 3s/6d price. Fine / Fine.