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ACKERLEY, J R. MY DOG TULIP. 1965. Bodley Head.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £30.00

ACKLAND, Valentine. FOR SYLVIA. 1985. Hogarth Press. Introduced by Bea Howe. (Sylvia - Sylvia Townsend Warner.) Advance proof copy in original wraps. £15.00

AINSWORTH, Patricia. THE DEVIL'S HOLE. 1970. R Hale. A Novel of Australia.
Proof copy in very good condition in original wraps. £6.00

AIRD, Catherine. THE RELIGIOUS BODY. 1965. MacDonald.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps of author's uncommon first book. £45.00

ALLAIN, Marie-Francoise. THE OTHER MAN. 1983. Bodley Head.
Conversations with Graham Greene. Translated from the French by Guido Waldman. Some 200pp of revealing conversations with the daughter of his friend Yves Allain
who was murdered in Morocco in 1966
A very “Uncorrected” Proof copy in original yellow wraps
"Publication date: April. £7.50 net in u.K. only.". £20.00

ALVAREZ, A. THE SHAPING SPIRIT. 1958. Chatto & Windus.
Studies in Modern English & American Poets-Eliot, Yeats, Pound, Empson,
Auden, Harte Crane, Wallace Stevens, D H Lawrence.
A very good proof copy in original wraps. £8.50

AMIS, Kingsley.
THE FOLKS THAT LIVE ON THE HILL. 1990. Hutchinson.
No 44 of a limited edition of 500 numbered uncorrected proof copies in pictorial card covers. Lynne Truss's pen & pencil notes & annotations for a review scattered throughout the text, the half-title page and inside front cover. . (Lynne Truss would appear not to be a Kingsley Amis fan and there are a large number of critical marginal notes and comments )£40.00

AMIS, Martin. TIME'S ARROW. 1991. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original pictoral wraps. £20.00

AMOS, William. THE ORIGINALS. 1985. J Cape. An A-Z of Fiction's Real-Life Characters. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Lists fictional characters & gives an interesting background portrait of the characters who inspired them. £12.00

ANON. I SAW POLAND SUFFER. 1941. Lindsay Drummond.
The Author, a Polish Doctor, held an official position in Warsaw under German occupation. Translated & arranged by ALCUIN with additional chapters
by him. Proof copy in original wraps. Spine damaged where it has been bound
then extracted from the bound volume. £4.00

ANON. THE OLD MAN HUNTS by a Northumberland Gentleman (Henry Tegner). Illustrated by Peter Biegel. Top edge slightly spotted, otherwise a good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in slightly marked and chipped original wraps. £10.00

ANOUILH, Jean. THE REHEARSAL. 1961. Methuen.
Translated by P Hansford Johnson & Kitty Black. Proof copy in original wraps.
Shop stamp on front end paper otherwise in very good condition. £12.00
THE FIGHTING COCK. 1967. Methuen.
A very good copy of a proof copy in original wraps. . £10.00

ANTHONY, Evelyn. THE DEFECTOR. 1980. Hutchinson.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original orange wraps. £6.00

AUDEN, W H. THANK YOU, FOG. 1974. Faber.
Uncorrected proof copy(1st page proof) in original wraps. Near fine. £45.00

AURY, Dominique. LITERARY LANDFALLS. 1960. Chatto & Windus.
Chapters on Balzac, Collette, Proust, B Constant, La Fontaine, Chateaubriand etc. Proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £4.00

BAGLEY, Desmond. THE GOLDEN KEEL. 1963. Collins.
Author's holograph corrected advance proof copy in original wraps. Also included is the first edition of the book in dust jacket. Author's first book. 2 items. £95.00

BALDICK, Robert. THE FIRST BOHEMIAN. 1961. Hamish Hamilton.
The Life of Henry Murger. Uncorrected proof copy in original drab green wraps,
with a printed label giving probable publication date and price. £12.00

BALLANTYNE, R M. THE DOG CRUSOE. 1966. Dent.
Illustrated by Victor Ambrus in both black & white as well as with 4 coloured plates. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps which are frayed on the end of the spine - otherwise very good. £12.00

BANKS, Lynne Reid. MY DARLING VILLAIN. 1977. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £15.00
" THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD. 1981. Doubleday. USA.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £10.00
" DEFY THE WILDERNESS. 1981. Chatto & Windus.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £10.00

BARKER, George. THE VIEW FROM A BLIND I. 1962. Faber.
Proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £16.00

² TO AYLSHAM FAIR. 1970. Faber. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Illustrated by George Adamson. £15.00

BARKER,D. THE MAN OF PRINCIPLE. 1962. Heinemann.
A view of John Galsworthy.
Proof copy, original wraps with publication date & price written on front cover. £5.00

BATES, H E. A BREATH OF FRENCH AIR. 1959. M Joseph.
Uncorrected proof copy with the publisher's printed label on front wrap entitled, "PROOF COPY for Inspection & stamped with the date & price. The wraps themselves are dust soiled & worn on base of the front spine but the contents are in very good condition. £15.00

BATES, H E. OH! TO BE IN ENGLAND. 1963. M Joseph.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps with publisher's date stamp
on front end paper. £16.00

² THE VANISHED WORLD. 1969. M Joseph. Volume One of an autobiography.
Illustrated by John Ward.
Proof copy with publisher's date stamp on front wrap. £15.00

BATCHELOR, David. WHY TILBURY? 1985. J Cape.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £5.00

BAWDEN, Nina. WALKING NAKED. 1981. St Martin's Press.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £10.00

BEATON, Cecil. IT GIVES ME GREAT PLEASURE. 1955. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Proof copy in original drab, somewhat grubby, wraps. (Pre-bind?). Illustrated. £16.00

BEAUMAN, Nicola. A VERY GREAT PROFESSION. 1983. Virago Books.
The Woman's Novel 1914-1939. Advance proof copy in original wraps. £5.00

BECKWITH, Lillian. THE LOUD HALO. 1964. Hutchinson. Illustrated by Douglas Hall. A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £5.00

BEER, Patricia. THE ESTUARY. 1971. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £10.00

BENEDICTUS, David. FLOATING DOWN TO CAMELOT. 1985. MacDonald. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £9.00

² WHO KILLED THE PRINCE CONSORT? nd. Macmillan.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00

BENSON, Bernard. THE PEACE BOOK. 1981. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps with a printed label giving the provisional U.K. publication date. The foreword states the book " will shortly be published in America and throughout Europe ". Written by hand and illustrated in colour by the author. £15.00

BERRY, Francis. GHOSTS OF GREENLAND. 1966. Routledge, Kegan & Paul.
1st page proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £15.00

BINCHY, Maeve. LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE. Century.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £4.00

BOSLEY, Keith. THE POSSIBILITY OF ANGELS. 1969. MacMillan.
Uncorrected proof copy with probable price, publication date rubber stamped on publisher's original wraps. Poet's first original collection of poems. £10.00

BOSWELL, James. BOSWELL'S BOOK OF BAD VERSE. 1974. White Lion Press.
A Verse Self-Portrait or Love Poems & Other Verses, with Notes by Jack Werner,
here first published from the original autograph MSS.
Proof copy in original wraps. £15.00

BRADBURY, Malcolm. MY STRANGE QUEST FOR MENSONGE. 1987. A Deutsch.
Structuralism's Hidden Hero. Foreword/Afterword by Michael Tardieu this being translated by David Lodge. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £10.00

BRADDON, Russell. ROY THOMSON OF FLEET STREET. 1965. Collins.
Uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps. £12.00

BRAITHWAITE, E R. PAID SERVANT. 1962. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps - dated stamped on the front wrap.
A very good copy of the author's second book. £8.00

BRICKHILL, Paul. THE DEADLINE. 1962. Collins.
Author's uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps a little frayed.
Contains author's holograph corrections and instructions to printer. £15.00

BRIDGES, Yseult. CHILD OF THE TROPICS. 1979. Collins. Victorian Memoirs. Uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps. Contains previously unpublished work edited & completed by her nephew Nicholas Guppy. £20.00

BRIDSON, D G. THE FILIBUSTER. 1972. Cassell.
A Study of The Political Ideas of Wyndham Lewis.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £15.00

BRODSKY, Joseph. WATERMARK. 1992. Hamish Hamilton.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original publisher's wraps. £12.00

BROOKS, Van Wuck. THE TIMES OF MELVILLE AND WHITMAN. 1948. J M Dent. Proof copy in slightly frayed original wraps. £10.00

BROSTER, D K. THE SHORT VOYAGE. nd. Privately Printed. Original wraps.
Single page proof copy. Together with a photocopy of ALS laid in from the
Author's brother, giving interesting details of the production of this book. £8.00

BROWN, Ivor. RING OF WORDS. 1967. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps which are a little marked.
Some fox spots on outer edge - contents very good. £8.00

BROWNJOHN, Alan. THE LIONS' MOUTHS. 1966. Macmillan.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps
of this his first Collection. The published version being dated 1967. £20.00

² SANDGRAINS ON A TRAY. 1969. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £10.00

² BROWNJOHN'S BEASTS. 1970. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Illustrated by C Lawson. £15.00

BRUTON, Eric. THE SMITHFIELD SLAYER. 1965. T V Broadman & Co.
British Bloodhound Mystery No. 487.
Proof copy in original wraps – end of spine slightly frayed. £10.00

BULL, Peter. NOT ON YOUR TELLY. 1961. Peter Davies.
A very good copy of a proof copy in original wraps of author's first novel
together with a frayed dust jacket. £7.00

BURGESS, Anthony.
THE WORM AND THE RING.
1961. Heinemann.
Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps. This edition was suppressed because of a suspected libel. A revised edition appeared 9 years later. £500.00
NOTHING LIKE THE SUN. 1964. Heinemann. A novel on Shakespeare as lover
and artist. Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps which show signs
of use but none-the-less the contents are in very good condition. £40.00
THE NOVEL NOW. 1966. Faber. A Student's Guide to Contemporary Fiction.
Proof copy in original wraps slightly frayed on the bottom of the spine. £25.00
TREMOR OF INTENT. 1966. Heinemann. Uncorrected proof copy in original
printed wraps containing a brief description of the plot. £30.00
MF. 1971. J Cape. A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in lightly marked original wraps. £30.00
NAPOLEON SYMPHONY. 1974. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in
original printed wraps giving provisional publication date & price. £30.00
THE KINGDOM OF THE WICKED. 1985. Hutchinson. Dust jacket.
Uncorrected proof copy in original printed proof wraps bearing publication price
and date. £25.00
THE PIANOPLAYERS. 1986. Hutchinson.
Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps in excellent condition. £30.00
ANY OLD IRON. 1989. Hutchinson. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps.
500 numbered copies.Scarce. £30.00

BURKE, John. EXPO 80. 1972. Cassell.
Proof copy in original dusty yellow wraps - otherwise a very good copy. £6.00

BUTLER, William V. THE DURABLE DESPERADOES. 1973. Macmillan.
Introduced by A Lejeune. A Critical Study of some Enduring Heroes.
Uncorrected proof copy in very good condition in a slightly frayed dust jacket. £8.00

BUTOR, Michel. INVENTORY. Critical Essays introduced by Richard Howard.
1970. J Cape. Proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £8.00

CALDER, Jenni. CHRONICLES OF CONSCIENCE. 1968. Secker & Warburg.
A Study of Orwell & Koestler. Proof copy in original drab wraps. £12.00

CALDWELL, Erskine. JENNY BY NATURE. 1961. Heinemann.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £15.00

CARMICHAEL, Harry. CANDLES FOR THE DEAD. 1973. Crime Club/Collins.
Proof copy in original wraps with a very slightly frayed dust jacket. £10.00

CARROLL, James. MADONNA RED. 1977. Hodder & Stoughton.
Uncorrected proof copy in originaL proof wraps of this American author's first novel. Dust jacket rubbed & internally repaired. £10.00

CARY, Joyce. CASTLE CORNER. 1952. M Joseph.
Carfax Edition wth a new prefactory essay by author.
Proof copy in original frayed & loose wraps. £15.00
EXCEPT THE LORD. 1953. M Joseph. Uncorrected proof copy in somewhat
dusty original wraps, curled on tips with the initials "DG" on the cover. £25.00

CARTWRIGHT, Justin. THE HORSE OF DARIUS. 1980. Macmillan. N.Y.
Uncorrected proof in original pictorial soft cover. £4.00

CAUTE, David. THE FELLOW TRAVELLERS. 1973. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
A Postcript to the Enlightenment. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00

CAWLEY, Winifred. FEAST OF THE SERPENT. 1969. O.U.P.
Proof copy in original wraps. Illustrated by D Roberts. £4.00

CHANG, H C. CHINESE LITERATURE. 1973. Edinburgh University Press.
Popular Fiction & Drama. Proof copy in original drab wraps. (460pp). £8.50

CHARTERIS, Hugo. THE INDIAN SUMMER OF GABRIEL MURRAY. 1968. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00

CHEYNEY, Peter. DANCE WITHOUT MUSIC. 1947. Collins.
Proof copy in original wraps. 1pp torn but torn piece present. £8.00

CHURCH, Richard.
THE SAMPLER.
1942. Dent. Proof copy in original wraps.
Lacks half inch of back-strip. Uncommon even in 1st published state. £30.00
THE INHERITORS. Poems 1948-1955. Heinemann. 1957.
Proof copy in original wraps. £8.00
CALM OCTOBER. 1961. Heinemann.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00
THE VOYAGE HOME. 1964. Heinemann.
Uncorrected proof copy in slightly frayed original wraps. £8.00

CHURCHILL, R C. SHAKESPEARE AND HIS BETTERS. 1958. M Reinhardt.
Introduced by Ivor Brown. A History & a Criticism of the attempts which have
been made to prove that Shakespeare's works were written by others.
With collaboration in Bibliography & research by Maurice Hussey.
Proof copy in original drab wraps. £8.00

CHURCHILL, W S.
FIRST JOURNEY.
1964. Heinemann.
An account of a 20,000 mile journey through the Middle East and Africa in a two-seater plane.
Illustrated with photographs taken by the author, Churchill's grandson, & his co-pilot. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £8.00
THOMPSON, R W. CHURCHILL AND MORTON. 1976. Hodder & Stoughton. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps on which is written, "The Man who knew Churchill's mind. The Curious Case of Major Morton, Churchill's Own Spy."
Some pencil line annotation but none the less a very good copy
with a foreword by S W Roskill. £6.00

CLEARY, Jon.
SEASON OF DOUBT.
1968. Collins.
Uncorrected advance proof in original wraps. Name on front end paper. £6.00
A SOUND OF LIGHTNING. 1976. Collins.
Uncorrected Proof in original wraps. £5.00
A VERY PRIVATE WAR . 1980. Collins.
Uncorrected Page Proofs in original wraps. £8.00

CLIVE, William. DANDO AND THE SUMMER PALACE. 1972. Macmillan.
Proof copy in original wraps. War Nove l-The China Expedition of 1860. £5.00

COHN, Norman. THE PURSUIT OF THE MILLENIUM. 1957. Secker & Warburg.
Proof copy in original drab wraps. £4.50

COLIE, Peter. COPPOLA. nd. The Man and His Dreams. A Deutsch.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.00

CONDON, Richard.
THE VERTICAL SMILE.
1972. Weidebfeld & Nicolson.
Proof copy in original wraps – uncorrected & not for publication. £10.00
DEATH OF A POLITICIAN. 1979. Hutchinson
Corrected proof copy in original wraps which are a little soiled. £6.00

CONQUEST, Robert. BETWEEN MARS AND VENUS. 1961. Hutchinson .
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps with tirle & author written thereon. £12.00

COWARD, Noel. PRETTY POLLY BARLOW & OTHER STORIES. 1964. Heinemann.
Uncorrected Proof copy with publication date written on front wrap. £18.00

COOPER, William.
SCENES FROM MARRIED LIFE.
1960. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps signed by the author. £35.00
SCENES FROM MARRIED LIFE. 1961. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps, slightly different from the other proof
copy & signed by the Author on the title page. £25.00
MEMOIRS OF A NEW MAN. 1966. Macmillan. Uncorrected proof copy signed
by the author on the title page. Original wraps rubbed on the front edge of the
spine otherwise a very good copy. £25.00
YOU WANT THE RIGHT FRAME OF REFERENCE. 1971. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy“not for sale” in original wraps. £12.00
YOU WANT THE RIGHT FRAME OF REFERENCE. 1971. Macmillan.
Signed by the Author on title page.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps “not for sale” in very good condition. £35.00
LOVE ON THE COAST. 1973. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps, signed by the Author on title page. £30.00
YOU'RE NOT ALONE. 1976. Macmillan. A Doctor's Diary.
Proof copy in original wraps signed by the author on title page. £25.00
SCENES FROM LATER LIFE. 1983. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps, signed by the author on title page. £20.00

COST, March.
THE YEAR OF THE YIELD.
1965. Cassell. Proof copy in original wraps. £6.00
AFTER THE FESTIVAL. 1966. Cassell. Proof copy in original wraps
with some corrections by the author & his signature on front cover. £16.00
TWO GUESTS FOR SWEDENBORG. 1971. Cassell.
Author's uncorrected proof copy with his corrections & instructions to printer. £16.00

CRISPIN, Edmund. THE GLIMPSES OF THE MOON. 1977. Gollancz.
Uncorrected proof in original wraps which have a small closed tear at front of
spine & two small stains on upper panel.
Slip from agent – “A.P. Watt & Son” glued on to front end paper. £16.00

CRITCHLEY, JULIAN. HESELTINE. 1987. A Deutsch.
Extremely good copy of the uncorrected proof in original printed wraps. 180pp. £5.00

CURTISS, Ursula. THE WASP. 1964. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Printer's Proof copy in original drab wraps with printer's notes on title page. £10.00

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