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No Longer at Ease, Achebe, Chinua
1 Achebe, Chinua No Longer at Ease
London Contemporary Fiction / Heinemann 1962 Hardback Very Good 
Dk orange boards; bright; silver titling, bright. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 170 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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All in a Lifetime, Allen, Walter  (signed copy)
2 Allen, Walter (signed copy) All in a Lifetime
London Michael Joseph 1959 Hardcover Good Signed by Author
8vo, 242pp. Dk blue boards, gilt lettering on spine faded and rubbed, small dark stain on top of first 37 pp, one corner bumped, signed and dedicated by author 'Walter' on fep, dd April 1959. Allen was a literary critic and novelist and one of the Birmingham Group of authors. He is best known for his classic study The English Novel: a Short Critical History (1951).He was born in Aston, Birmingham; he drew on his working-class roots for All in a Lifetime (1959), generally considered his best novel. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School and the University of Birmingham,[2] graduating in 1932—his friends at that period included Henry Reed and Louis MacNeice. He taught and took numerous temporary academic positions; he also worked in journalism, being at one time literary editor of the New Statesman; and was a broadcaster. In 1967 he took a position as Professor of English Studies at the University of Ulster.He was known as an editor of George Gissing. He wrote some poetry, which appeared in John Lehmann's publications in the 1940s. He left much writing in manuscript. He died in London.; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Within The Ancient Forest, Andrew Tompkins
3 Andrew Tompkins Within The Ancient Forest
Tompkins House Publishers 1996 0958647003 / 9780958647007 Paperback Very Good 
Stiff card cover. Cover doesn't quite lay flat. Some bumping on spine, slightly marked on back. cover bright and clean. Discolouration on page edges, but text clean. ; 7" x 4.5" x 0.25"; 132 pages 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction  The Art of Being Ill, Bailin, Miriam
4 Bailin, Miriam The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction The Art of Being Ill
Cambridge University Press 1994 0521445264 / 9780521445269 Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
DJ featuring painting by Alexander Farmer, corners slightly creased, otherwise good; binding tight; pages occasionally marked (pen); edges unmarked.; Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.59 inches; 179 pages 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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5 Barry, Dave & Ridley Pearson & Greg Call Peter and the Starcatchers
Disney Editions 2004 0786854456 / 9780786854455 First Edition Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
**Signed by author, with dedication, at title page. Dust jacket has a tiny bump at top-right (front) corner, which is hardly noticeable, but is otherwise unmarked, and in near-fine condition; illustrated boards unmarked, sturdy, pristine; binding tight; pages unmarked, crisp, and show no sign of having been read. ; 7.90 X 5.50 X 1.60 inches; 451 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Looking Backward - a Romance of 2000 A. D., Bellamy, Edward
6 Bellamy, Edward Looking Backward - a Romance of 2000 A. D.
London Ward Lock 1921 Hardcover 
12mo (4 1/2" x 7") , 256pp. Vg+. Red boards; light wear; pp a trifle browned; binding sound. Off-beat novel. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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7 Bordes, Philippe Calypso An 87th Precinct Novel
Viking Pr 1979 0670200301 / 9780670200306 First Edition Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
*First edition, signed at title page by author, Ed McBain. Dust jacket sealed in protective plastic, shows very little wear, just a small split (not loss) at bottom-center (front), with some faint rubbing at corners and spine, otherwise unmarked, with no significant wear or damage; book has a very slight lean from reading, though tan and black boards are unmarked, sturdy, show no visible wear, and no damage; binding tight; pages unmarked, crisp, except for a bit of off setting at first end page. ; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 217 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Reading Lesson  The Threat of Mass Literacy in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction, Brantlinger, Patrick M.
8 Brantlinger, Patrick M. The Reading Lesson The Threat of Mass Literacy in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction
Indiana University Press 1998 0253212499 / 9780253212498 Paperback Very Good 
Card wraps, corners a bit scuffed, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 9.22 X 6.14 X 0.78 inches; 264 pages 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Ostrich Eyes, Brown, Charles Hilton
9 Brown, Charles Hilton Ostrich Eyes
London George Allen & Unwin 1928 Hardback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Pale brown cloth boards (no d/jkt); rather marked. Backstrip a little worn, but intact; binding intact, but weak -- front and rear joints partially exposed. Owner's name on front endpaper. ; 8vo (5"x 7"); 319 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Past All Dishonor, Cain, James M
10 Cain, James M Past All Dishonor
ALFRED A KNOPF 1946 First English Edition Hardback Very Good 
Blue and gilt boards lightly age-toned and bumped at corners, though sturdy with no damage or further wear; binding tight; hand-cut pages lightly age-toned, with stamp of previous owner at first front end paper, text unmarked, undamaged, pages contain no tears or splits. ; 7.40 X 5.10 X 1.30 inches; 233 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Cloud Nine, Cain, James M.
11 Cain, James M. Cloud Nine
Robert Hale Ltd 1985 0709021755 / 9780709021759 Hardback Very Good 
Dust jacket, which is covered in protective plastic, contains a few light marks from shelving on back side, though no other wear and no damage present; black and gilt boards unmarked, undamaged, pristine; binding tight; text unmarked, undamaged. ; 5 x 8 x 1"; 176 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology, Campbell, John W.
12 Campbell, John W. The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology
London Grayson & Grayson 1954 First English Hardback Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated mauve d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn, with small losses; spine a little faded. Dk blue boards; a trifle marked. Vintage SF, including stories by Robert Heinlein, Eric Frank Russell, Theodore Sturgeon, William Tenn, and more. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 239 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Flower of Battle: British Fiction Writers of the First World War, Cecil, Hugh
13 Cecil, Hugh The Flower of Battle: British Fiction Writers of the First World War
London Secker & Warburg 1995 0436202905 / 9780436202902 First Hardback Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Illustrated blk + pink d/jkt, unclipped; a trifle marked and creased; tiny nick in rear. Blk boards, bright; binding tight; silver titling bright. Small traces of erasure on front endpaper; pencil marks on contents page. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 415 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Toward the Decolonization of African Literature, Vol I: African Fiction and Poetry and Their Critics, Chinweizu, Et Al
14 Chinweizu, Et Al Toward the Decolonization of African Literature, Vol I: African Fiction and Poetry and Their Critics
Enugu (nigeria) Fourth Dimension 1980 9781561009 / 9789781561009 Paperback Signed by Author
8vo (app 6" x 8") , 320pp. Vg++. Dk blue wrappers; light wear. Inscribed by Chinweizu on half-title page. ISBN 9781561009; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Scorpion on the Stone, Collin-Smith, Joyce
15 Collin-Smith, Joyce The Scorpion on the Stone
London James Barrie 1954 Hardcover Signed by Author
8vo (7.5 x 5.5") , 335pp, vg+/ vg+. Signed and deicated by author on the front endpaper. Brightly Illustrated djkt, of which artist not mentioned, is faded on spine: blue boards with gilt lettering. Novel set in Southern Rhodesia. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Fallen Leaves, Collins, Wilkie
16 Collins, Wilkie The Fallen Leaves
London Chatto And Windus 1908 Hardcover Very Good 
Octavo, (5 x 7.5") , red cloth, gold lettering, blind stamped boards, 355 pp plus 32 pp of publisher's adverts, "Library Edition" (book is not ex-library! ) on title page; vg+; rear board bit marked, corners very slightly rubbed with miniscule loss, small crease to cloth on rear board, top and bottom of backstrip very slightly bumped, no other noticeable faults; to us a really nice copy and an unusual edition of an extremely rare Collins title. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Two for the Lions [signed copy], Davis, Lindsey
17 Davis, Lindsey Two for the Lions [signed copy]
London Century 1998 0712677968 / 9780712677967 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on the title page. Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film. Blk boards, clean and bright; faint mark on lower foredges.; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 326 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Moll Flanders and The Fortunate Mistress In One Volume, Defoe, Daniel
18 Defoe, Daniel Moll Flanders and The Fortunate Mistress In One Volume
Peter Davies Ltd. 1929 Hardback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Brown cloth backed boards with black titling to the spine, light dust toning to the cloth, brown topstain, pages slightly tanned, binding tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Fiction and the Law  Legal Discourse in Victorian and Modernist Literature, Dolin, Kieran
19 Dolin, Kieran Fiction and the Law Legal Discourse in Victorian and Modernist Literature
Cambridge University Press 2009 0521100313 / 9780521100311 Paperback Very Good 
Card wraps, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 244 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed, Ellison, Harlan
20 Ellison, Harlan Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed
Borgo Press 1984 0893702706 / 9780893702700 Paperback Very Good 
First edition, paper wrappers, binding a bit brittle but intact at time of writing, pages unmarked; essays colllated and edited by Ellison's former assistant and confidante Marty Clark. ; I.O. Evans studies in the philosophy & criticism of literature; 8vo 5.5" x 8.5"; 192 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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