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Bush Gypsies

By: Anthony Parsons

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Grayson and Grayson: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81215


UK first edition in a dust jacket. A collection of short stories set in Africa, the dust jacket artwork giving a fair indication of the perspective from which the stories are told, featuring as it does an image of two square jawed white men in safari hats, amidst a crown of African tribespeople. A rarity as a first edition and this is a particularly attractive example. The book is firmly and squarely bound in clean blue cloth, which is a little bumped and rubbed to the ... View more info

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The Immortals

By: Harold E Scarborough

Price: £175.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81216


UK first edition in a dust jacket. As the title suggests and the jacket artwork further indicates, a novel about the discovery of a serum that grants immortality, the couple who make use of it and the events in the wider world following its discovery. By way of an introduction the novel also features a brief appearance from Isaac, the legendary Wandering Jew, who is baffled by humanity's desire for eternal life and is seeking the scientist who has allegedly discovered th... View more info

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Beacon Fires War Stories Of The Coast

By: Headon Hill

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co Limited: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81213


UK first edition. 304 pages + 8 pages of advertisements. Sixteen adventure and crime stories set along the Kentish coast during the Napoleonic Wars. Headon Hill is the pseudonym of Francis Edward Grainger. The book is reasonably firmly bound in slightly toned, bumped and marked boards. The text block is toned and foxed, with a neatly written name to the second blank page, it is slightly cracked at points. View more info

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Monte Carlo Stories

By: Joan Barrett

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81210


UK first edition, without a dust jacket. A very uncommon collection of gambling short stories. The book is reasonably firmly bound in navy blue cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, the corners and spine ends are slightly bumped and rubbed. The text block is toned and dusty, with minor foxing, it is cracked at points. There is a piece missing from the top of the title page when, I assume, the pages were separated. View more info

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Gods and their Makers

By: Laurence Housman

Price: £50.00

Publisher: George Allan & Unwin: 1920

Seller ID: 81214


The first edition of the re-issue, with three additional stories not present in the 1897 edition. A very uncommon find in the original illustrated dust jacket. The book is firmly and squarely bound in clean green cloth, lettered and bordered in darker green, the corners and spine ends are slightly bumped and rubbed. The text block is slightly foxed, dusty and age toned, but free from inscriptions. The dust jacket is the original, it is chipped, grubby and rubbed, with... View more info

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Lantern Slides Short Stories

By: O'Brien, Edna

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81494


First edition in a dust jacket. A collection of short stories, 215 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £12 net. The edges are browned with a little foxing on the top edge. The pages are showing early indications of browning, but otherwise the book is clean free of markings and foxing. View more info

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A Modern Tragedy

By: Phyllis Bentley

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81306


U.K. first edition in a dust jacket. Phyllis Bentley is now best known as a crime writer, but her regional fiction is noteworthy and bears comparison with Thomas Hardy, this novel draws heavily upon her upbringing as the daughter of a Yorkshire mill owner. This is an unusually attractive example. The book is firmly and squarely bound in slightly bumped and rubbed black cloth, lettered in bright gilt. The text block is slightly toned, with minor spots of foxing and some ... View more info