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FARRELL, James T. STUDS LONIGAN. 1936. Constable.
A very good copy of the trilogy rarely found in good condition. £40.00

FARSON, N. GOING FISHING. (1942) Country Life. Illustrated by
C F Tunnicliffe. Original blue cloth. Extremely good copy rarely found
in like condition. £50.00

FIRBANK, Ronald.
CAPRICE .
1917. Bkplt & blind stamp on front end paper.
Covers very slightly mottled otherwise very good.
Frontis by Augustus John. £375.00
SORROW IN SUNLIGHT. 1924. The uncommon dw chipped & torn
& defective at head of spine but the pictorial upper panel almost complete.
Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Pictorial end papers. £60.00

FLEET, Simon. CLOCKS. 1972. Octopus Books. Dw.
An Illustrated history of timepieces.136 illustrations including old prints of clockmakers & diagrams of mechanisms & colour photographs of 17th+18th Century European pieces. £8.00

FLEMING, Ian.
THUNDERBALL.
1961. Black cloth with embossed skeletal hand to front. Gilt titled spine.
Inscription on front end paper. Dw faded & chipped. £185.00
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE. Dw. 1st state with "First published 1964" - the second impression stated "First published in March 1964." Spine lettered in silver; cover in gilt - on publisher's unusual black cloth. A near fine copy in a very good "Richard Cobbing" dust wrapper. Laid in by way of Bond ephemera are a photocopy of Fleming's signed inscription to a copy of On Her Majesty's Secret Service, as well as a single page seemingly hand written by Vivienne Michel, co-author of The Spy Who Loved Me. Whilst this does not form the complete article it starts to describe how Fleming 'risked his professional reputation in acting as my co-author and persuading Jonathan Cape to be my publisher.' £425.00
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE. Dw. 2nd issue with “First published March 1964” £45.00

FORSTER, E M.
ALEXANDRIA .
1922. Egypt . A History & A Guide. Name on front end paper. Covers darkened. Spine lacks a slice along the leading edge but is otherwise complete with all lettering; otherwise a very good copy of an uncommon book, most copies having been destroyed. Lacks original folding map in rear pocket but contains a full-sized facsimile. £125.00
PHAROS & PAHARILLON. 1923. Hogarth Press. Edition limited to 900 copies. Original cloth backed boards lightly rubbed . Very good copy. £150.00
A PASSAGE TO INDIA . 1924. Edward Arnold & Co. Spine sunned & spine edges slightly rubbed. Name on front paste down. Edges are foxed & there is also light foxing to pages throughout, but generally a quite good readable copy of a book frequently found in much poorer condition. 325pp. £65.00
ASPECTS OF E M FORSTER. 1969. Edited by O Stallybrass. Essays & Recollections written for his 90th birthday by J Arlott, E Bowen, M Bradbury, B Britten, D Garnett, W Plomer, Editor, etc. Unbound. First page proofs. Biblio, index, etc. £25.00

FORSYTH, FREDERICK. THE DAY OF THE JACKAL. 1971. Hutchinson .
Uncorrected Proof Copy in original printed wraps bearing the provisional price& publication date. £300.00

FOWLER, H W. A DICTIONARY OF MODERN ENGLISH USAGE. 1926.
Clarendon Press. Publisher"s dark blue cloth with gilt spine lettering.
Dw a little frayed on the edges. Name on front end paper dated 22/11/26.
An entirely new kind of "dictionary" concerned as it is with the meaning of words, the analysis of idioms, only as a part of the discipline of their general use.". A very good copy of the first edition. 742pp. £75.00

FOWLES, John.
THE EBONY TOWER .
1974. J Cape . Dw. £25.00
MANTISSA. 1982. J Cape. Dw. £17.50
A MAGGOT. 1985. J Cape .
Uncorrected Proof Copy with small stain on upper wrap. £25.00

FRANCIS, Dick.
ODDS AGAINST.
1965. M Joseph.
Very light small rub mark on upper case & small very light stain
on front end paper but still a very good copy lacking the dw. £30.00

FRENCH, Cecil. WITH THE YEARS. 1927. Richards Press.
Poems with tipped in illustrations initialled by the author/artist.
Edition limited to 500 signed copies.
Very good inded in orignal marbled covered boards. £50.00

FRIEL, Brian.
A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY.
1992. Gallery. Dw.
With an introductory essay by the author.
First edition published on day of the first play production. £55.00
MOLLY SWEENEY. 1994. Gallery. Dw.
First edition published on the play's premiere. £55.00

FRY, Christopher.
CURTMANTLE.
1961. Dw. A Play. Long presentation inscription from the author on front end paper stating this is"one of six copies which are bound in grey instead of black . (and) . I've altered a word on p. 27 - & odd slip up which nobody noticed until Vienna ". £75.00
CAN YOU FIND ME. 1978. OUP. Dw. A Family History. Illustrated.
Signed on the title page by the Author together with ALS from him commenting on cricketers & various reviews of the book. £40.00
DEATH IS A KIND OF LOVE. 1979. Tidal Press. Edition limited to 50 copies. Signed by the author, designer & artist. Illustrated by Charles E Wadsworth. A foreword by Fry states that this was the 2 nd of three lectures given in Chichester Cathedral under the general title of," Our Basic Concerns", during November 1979. Cloth backed marbled boards original slipcase. £50.00
A SPRINKLE OF NUTMEG by Phyl FRY. 1992. Enitharmon.
Letters to Christopher Fry 1943-45. Original glassine dw.
Illustrated by Julian Bell. Edition limited to 50 copies signed & numbered
by Christopher Fry. £40.00

FRY, Roger. CEZANNE. 1927. Hogarth Press. A Study of his development.
54 plates. The lower margin of two plate illustrations show signs of having been separated after adhesion. Bkplt on paste-down. Original canvas backed pictorial paper covered binding slightly warped. Slight foxing of end papers. Uncommon. £70.00

GAINSBOROUGH, Thomas. THE LETTERS OF THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH. 1961. Lion & Unicorn Press. Edition limited to 400 numbered copies. Ed Mary Woodall-Director of the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. 26 plate illustrations. Original leather backed paper covered boards. £35.00

GARDNER, John.
THE SUNLIGHT DIALOGUES.
1973. Proof copy in original wraps with the publisher's story outline, price & publication date mounted on upper panel. The original wraps show very slight signs of use. The spine is sunned. Illustrated by John Napper. £55.00
RUMPELSTILTSKIN . 1979. USA . Edition limited to 250 copies signed by the Author. The Libretto of an Opera with introduction by the Author. £60.00
FRANKENSTEIN. 1979. USA . Edition limited to 250 copies signed by the Author. The Libretto of an Opera with introduced by the Author. £70.00

GASCOYNE, David. JOURNAL 1936-1937. 1980. Enitharmon.
Dw by J Trevelyan. Signed & numbered (29 of 95) by the author on half title page. A very good copy in very good condition. £60.00

GAY, John. THE BEGGAR'S OPERA. 1930. M Secker. Dw.
Souvenir Copy presented to the Members of the Audience on the occasion
of the 10th Anniversary & 1685th performance at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. (5/6/30). Signed by the Producer, Chief Player & Master of the Musick. Name on front end paper. £25.00

GENET, Jean. THE THIEF'S JOURNAL. 1954. Olympia Press. Merlin Collection. Introduced by Jean-Paul Sartre who described it as the"Dichtung und Wahrheit of homosexuality". Original wraps very slightly frayed on tip of spine otherwise very good. £60.00

GIBSON, W W. THE WEB OF LIFE. 1908. Samurai Press.
Edition limited to 300 copies. Edges of hand made paper browned. £35.00

GOGARTY, O St John. AN OFFERING OF SWANS & OTHER POEMS. (1924) Preface by W B Yeats. Frontispiece by Augustus John. £40.00

GOLDING, William.
LORD OF THE FLIES.
1954. Faber .
Red cloth somewhat marked & spine sunned, but otherwise an excellent copy of this uncommon first edition. 248pp. £600.00
THE SPIRE. 1964. Faber. Name on half title page.
John Piper dw price clipped otherwise a very good copy. £65.00
RITES OF PASSAGE. 1980. Faber. Dw. £65.00
LORD OF THE FLIES; PINCHER MARTIN and RITES OF PASSAGE.
1st Combined Edition. Black cloth with gilt spine titling in a very good dust jacket. Contents very good. £12.00
AN EGYPTIAN JOURNAL. 1985. Faber.
A very good copy in black cloth, gilt spine titling in a very good, unclipped dust jacket & yellow end papers.
Contains both black & white & colout illustrations including photographs taken by the author. £10.00
CLOSE QUARTERS. 1987. Faber. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps, signed by the Author on title page. £75.00
FIRE DOWN BELOW. 1989. Faber. Dw. £17.50
WILLIAM GOLDING . The Man & His Books. Ed. John CAREY. 1986. Faber. Dw. A Tribute on his 75th Birthday with contributions from J Fowles, I McEwan, Ted Hughes, S Heaney, Craig Raine, A Storr, P Moss. £25.00
WILLIAM GOLDING. 1994. A Bibliography 1934-1993 by R A GEKOWSKI & P A GROGAN with a foreword by William Golding. Edition of 100 numbered copies signed by Golding. Aeg. Fine in slipcase. £125.00

GORDIMER, Nadine.
SIX FEET OF THE COUNTRY .
1956.
Very good indeed in a dw which has closed tears & creasing on the lower panel but is nevertheless complete with all print unaffected.
Author's third book. £30.00
TOWN & COUNTRY LOVERS. 1980. USA . Glassine dw.
Edition limited to 330 numbered copies, signed by the Author. £75.00

GOYEN, William.
GHOST & FLESH.
1952. Random House, NY.
Author's second book. Relevant German articles loosely inserted. £10.00
IN A FARTHER COUNTRY . 1962. P Owen. Dw used but complete.
Light cellotape marks on end papers. £16.00
HAD I A HUNDRED MOUTHS. 1985. Potter.USA. Dw. Intro by J Carol Oates. New & Selected Stories 1947-1983. Small light cellotape marks on fep. £12.00

GRAHAM, Rigby. A SONG IN FAVOUR OF BUNDLING. 1961. Orpheus Press. Edition limited to 200 numbered copies, signed by the publisher, John Mason. 4 black & white illustrations by Rigby Graham. Decorative boards.
The whole in excellent condition. £150.00

GRAY, Alasdair. 1982, JANINE. 1984. J Cape .
Proof copy in original wraps. £15.00

GREGORY, Lady. THE KILTARTAN POETRY BOOK. 1919. Putnam's. NY.
Prose translations from Irish. Fading to leading edge of upper case otherwise an excellent copy with 4pp publisher's ads ar rear.
Name on front end paper. £35.00

GREY, Zane. THE RAINBOW TRAIL. 1915. Harper. 1st USA . Coloured frontis. Name & rubber stamp on paste-down. Very good in original cloth lettered & decorated in gilt. £40.00

GRIGSON, Geoffrey. THE ENGLISHMAN'S FLORA. 1955. Phoenix House.
Illustrated with woodcuts from Sixteenth Century Herbals.
Original buckram slightly sunned otherwise a near fine copy. £50.00

GRIMM, J & W. DIE GOLDENE GANS. 1962. Nord-Sud Verlag. Large 4to.
Full plate coloured illustrations by Ruth Hurlimann.
Original pictorial coloured paper covered boards. Very good indeed. £40.00

GUNNARSSON, Gunnar. SEVEN DAYS DARKNESS. 1930. MacMillan.NY.
Inscribed presentation copy from author to the american collectors Mr. & Mrs Schutze, Spine & lower case marked otherwise very good. £65.00

GWYNN, Stephen. EXPERIENCES OF A LITERARY MAN. 1926.
Thornton Butterworth. Spine sunned. Inscribed by author on front end paper"To….wishing him experience in his literary carer as amusing as, on the whole, mine has been." Portraits of the authors, A E, Stephen Phillips May, etc. £55.00

                       

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