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Comic History of Rome

By: A BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott LEECH, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 0,:

Seller ID: 33436


à BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott. The Comic History of Rome. Illustrated by John Leech. [L.] : Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 10, Bouverie Street, n.d. Pp (2),[v]-xii,[1]-308,(2),+ engraved title page + 10 hand-coloured full-page plates. Also, many text illustrations. 8vo, red half-leather, raised bands, gilt compartments, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Light edgewear, some foxingto first and last few leaves, else a very good, tight copy. 350.00 View more info

Green Julia. 1st UK in dj.

By: ABLEMAN, Paul Methuen's Modern Plays)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 73364


ABLEMAN, Paul. Green Julia. London: Methuen and Co., (1966). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-61,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Methuen's Modern Plays series. The fourth play by the English playwright. Some light edge-spotting, a bit musty, else vg in lightly rubbed, sticker-ghosted dj. 25.00 View more info

Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. Canadian Collins White Circle paperback.

By: ADAMS, Herbert. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition, 279.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 105115


ADAMS, Herbert. The Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. [Front cover adds: "Murder on a Honeymoon"]. Toronto: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., (1946). First thus printing. A White Circle Pocket Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. Small 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers with yellow and black lettering to front cover, yellow and black lettering to red spine, all edges dyed red. Mass market paperback. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition number 279. "When on his wedding night Matt Pender, popular night club violinist, disappeared, hisdistracted bride sought the assistance of her old friend Roger ... View more info

Other Man : Conversations with Graham Greene. First British Editiom in dustjacket.

By: ALLAIN, Marie-Francoise. WALDMAN, Guido (translator fr. the French). GREENE, Graham).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, London, 1983,:

Seller ID: 99


(GREENE, Graham). ALLAIN, Marie-Françoise. The Other Man : Conversations with Graham Greene. Translated from the French by Guido Waldman. London: The Bodley Head, (1983). First UK Edition. Pp. (6),7-[187],(5). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. "to make Graham Greene's real acquaintance it is necessary to look for him in his books. 'I thinkmy books are my children,' he frankly concedes. In his autobiographical wo rks, 'A Sort of Life' and 'Ways of Escape' he does, it is true, lift a corner of the veil. But we have had to wait till the publication of these ... View more info

Kipling Sahib : India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author

By: ALLEN, Charles KIPLING, Rudyard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, London, 2007, ISBN:9780316726559:

Seller ID: 111054


ALLEN, Charles. Kipling Sahib : India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. (London) : Little, Brown, (2007). First British Edition. Pp (8),ix-xix,(3),1-426,+ 16 pp plates. Text illustrations. Maps. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, red lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "This is the story of the forgotten Kipling: 'Ruddy' the troubled youth eager to be accepted by Anglo-Indian society but too arrogant for his own good. A boy terrified of heat, darkness, and disease; a teenager who suffered a series of physical and mental breakdowns and turned to opiates for relief. A young man compelled to ta... View more info

She Shall Have Murder.

By: AMES, Delano

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London , 1953,:

Seller ID: 87561


AMES, Delano. She Shall Have Murder. (London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1953).Reset Edition. Pp [1]-191,(1). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. In the Yellow Jackets series. “The first adventure of Dagobert Brown and Jane.” A transplanted American, Delano Ames was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, in 1906, and died in Madrid in 1987. In 1937, Ames moved to England, and in 1948 introduced us to that most delightful of all British detecting couples, Dagobert Brown and Jane Hamish (later Brown). Unlike their counterparts in America, the Browns were pretty much intellectual equals. Lightly rubbed, name... View more info

Difficulties with Girls. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1988,:

Seller ID: 41


AMIS, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls. London: Hutchinson, (1988). First Edition. Pp 276. 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in very good unclipped dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Stanley and the Women. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1984,:

Seller ID: 42


AMIS, Kingsley. Stanley and the Women. London : Hutchinson, (1984). First Printing. Pp. 255. 8vo, red cloth. Very good in very good unclipped dustjacket 30.00 View more info

Jake's Thing. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1978, ISBN:0091343909:

Seller ID: 335


AMIS, Kingsley. Jake's Thing. London : Hutchinson, (1978). First UK Printing. Pp 284. 8vo, blue cloth. "Kingsley Amis at his spikiest and best takes ashrewd look at the crankier fringes of psychotherapy, at its hard-ware and jargon, its practitioners and victims and - beyond all that - at where sex , Seventies style has landed us." Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Jake's Thing. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1978,:

Seller ID: 1012


AMIS, Kingsley. Jake's Thing. New York : Viking, (1978). Pp 276. 8vo, blackpaper covered boards, beige spine cloth. Very good in slightly rubbed, nic ked dustjacket.. 20.00 View more info

Alteration, The. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cape, London, 1976,:

Seller ID: 6029


AMIS, Kingsley. The Alteration. London : Jonathan Cape, (1976). First Printing. Pp 208. 8vo, green cloth. Winner of the 1977 John W. Campbell MemorialAward for Best Science Fiction Novel "It is 1976, but things are not the s ame. Due to a slight alteration in history involving Catherine of Aragon, Martin Luther, Thomas More and others, a Holy Victory was won in an event called the War of the English Succession, and today England, like most of theworld, is virtually ruled by a Machiavellian Pope who hails from Yorkshire ." Name, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Green Man. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 9657


AMIS, Kingsley. The Green Man. London : Jonathan Cape, (1969). First Edition. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A31. Fine in dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Take a Girl like You. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York , 1961,:

Seller ID: 9832


AMIS, Kingsley. Take a Girl like You. New York : (1961). Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A12. Some waterdamage to bottom rear board, else very good in spine-sunned dustjacket.. 25.00 View more info

Alteration, The. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1977, ISBN:0670115223:

Seller ID: 12497


AMIS, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York : The Viking Press, (1977). First American Edition. Winner of the 1977 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel "The year is 1976, and Stephen III, King of England, has lately died. Mozart's Second Requiem (K.878) is being sung at the Cathedral Basilica of St. George at Coverley (pronounced Cowley) for the laying-to-rest of the monarch. Above choir and orchestra soars the faultless boy soprano voice of Hubert Anvil. It is a once-in-a-century talent. Althoughhe cannot yet know it, today's performance before a brilliant internati... View more info

I Like It Here : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 100875


AMIS, Kingsley. I Like It Here : A novel. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1958. First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-208. 8vo, pinkish cloth with gilt titles tospine. Amis's third novel. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A10. Ver y good in nicked, lightly spine-browned, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Diversifications : Poems. 1st in dj

By: AMMONS, A.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norton & Co. Inc., 1975,:

Seller ID: 285


AMMONS, A.R. Diversifications : Poems. NY: W.W. Norton & Co. Inc., (1975). First Edition. Pp 98. 8vo, black cloth. Vg in vg price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Disintegration of an Old Culture. The Romanes Lecture delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 16 November 1965. First Printing.

By: ANNAN, Noel, Lord. Romanes Lecture 1965.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1966,:

Seller ID: 115362


ANNAN, Lord. The Disintegration of an Old Culture. The Romanes Lecture delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 16 November 1965. Oxford : at the ClarendonPress, (1966). First Printing. Pp. (2),[3]-32. 8vo, stapled printed pale b lue matte card covers, red lettering to front. Noel Gilroy Annan, b. December 25, 1916; d. February 21, 2000, an English academic and historian. "I intend to argue first that our society has changed in many ways since [Matthew] Arnold's time and then to judge how these changes have affected our culture. Like most social changes they have the defects of their merits, bu... View more info

Literature and Utopian Politics in Seventeenth-Century England. 1st US in dj

By: APPELBAUM, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2002,:

Seller ID: 50634


APPELBAUM, Robert. Literature and Utopian Politics in Seventeenth-Century England. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp 256. 8vo, black cloth. Fine in fine dj. 40.00 View more info

Certain World : A Commonplace Book

By: AUDEN, W.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1970, ISBN:0670209945:

Seller ID: 100100


AUDEN, W.H. A Certain World : A Commonplace Book. New York: The Viking Press, (1970). First US Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(2),[3]-438,(2). 8vo, red cloth boards with white cloth spine, black titles to spine, metallic red decoration to front and spine, top edge dyed red. "It is W.H. Auden's belief that 'biographies of writers ... are always superfluous and usually in bad taste,' for 'no knowledge of the raw ingredients will explain the peculiar flavor of the verbal dishes he invites the public to taste: his private life is, or should be, of no concern to anybody except himself, his family... View more info

Auden Generation : Literature and Politics in England in the 1930s. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AUDEN, W.H.). HYMES, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, 1976,:

Seller ID: 14545


(AUDEN, W.H.). HYNES, Samuel. The Auden Generation : Literature and Politics in England in the 1930s. London : (1976). Near-fine in nearfine dj. 30.00 View more info