THE KIDNAPPING OF THE PRESIDENT. 1976. Quartet Books.
A very good copy of the uncorrected UK proof in slightly ink spotted original wraps. £8.00
MILLROY THE MAGICIAN. 1993. Hamish Hamilton.
Uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps, Signed on title page. £16.00
POET IN THE MAKING. 1968. Dent. The Note Books of Dylan Thomas,
edited by R Maud. Proof copy iin original wraps in proof dust jacket. ".
150 of the poems, are not only entirely new & unpublished but in addition there are more than 40 recognised as material appearing in a more mature form later.". £45.00
THE POEMS OF DYLAN THOMAS. 1971. J M Dent.
Edited with an introduction & notes by Daniel Jones.
Contains more than 100 poems not in The Collected Poems published in 1952. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps & proof dust jacket. £65.00
EARLY PROSE WRITINGS. 1971. J M Dent.
Edited & Introduced by Walford Davies.
Proof copy with proof dust jacket-issued prior to publication.
"The new book is a selection of Dylan Thomas's prose left either uncollected or,
in some cases, unpublished." Near fine in original wraps.
Publisher's complimentary slip laid in. £20.00
LEFTOVER LIFE TO KILL by Caitlin THOMAS. 1957. Putnam.
Proof copy in original cream wraps a little dusty but internally very good. £25.00
THE LIFE OF DYLAN THOMAS by Constantine FITZGIBBON, 1965. Dent.
Rough, uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps with dust jacket.
Illustrated with 8 pages of half tone plates & frontis. £75.00
DYLAN THOMAS IN AMERICA by J M BRINNIN. 1956. Dent. Illustrated.
Proof copy in original wraps a little used with blank end papers a little stained. £25.00
THOMAS, Edward. THE FEAR OF DEATH. 1982. Tragara Press.
Unbound page proofs on barcham hand-made paper of an edition of 95 copies. £50.00
THOMAS, Leslie. TROPIC OF RUISLIP. 1974. Eyre Methuen.
Uncorrected Proof in original wraps. £4.00
TILLER, Terence. NOTES FOR A MYTH. 1968. Hogarth Press.
Proof copy in original drab wraps. £8.00
TOLSTOY, Alexandra. OUT OF THE PAST. 1981. Columbia University Press, USA. Uncorrected Proof Copy, original wraps. Edited by K Strelsky & C Wolkonsky. Illustrated £6.00
TORRA, Joseph. THE BYSTANDER'S SCRAPBOOK. 2001. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Uncorrected proof copy in original printed stiff pictoral wraps. A novel chronicling
the experiences of early twetieth century immigrants in America. £6.00
TRAVERS, Ben. 94 DECLARED. 1981. Elm Tree Books. Foreword by Brian Johnston. Uncorrected proof in original wraps. Illustrated in black/white. £5.00
TREECE, Henry. ELECTRA. 1963. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected Proof Copy in clipped proof dust jacket which is a bit marked and frayed. Contents bright enough. £12.00
OEDIPUS. 1964. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps & dust jacket. £40.00
TREHERNE, John. THE TRAP. 1985. J Cape. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps, which, apart from a tiny nick at the top of the spine, are in excellent condition. Author's first fictional work, scarce as proof copy. £10.00
TROLLOPE, Eileen, BIGLAND. THE INDOMITABLE MRS TROLLOPE. 1953.
James Barrie. Proof copy with signature of Hope Wallace on original drab wraps -
a little frayed & stained. Biography of Frances Trollope, the novelist's mother. £6.00
TROLLOPE, Joanna. A PASSIONATE MAN. 1990. Bloomsbury.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Spine and rear cover slightly creased otherwise very good. £8.00
TRYPANIS, C A. THE COCKS OF HADES. 1958. Faber.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00
TURNER, E S. ALL HEAVEN IN A RAGE. 1964. M Joseph. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. A History & survey of Man's attitude to animals. Illustrated. Covers a bit marked and creased with date stamp and two inked annotations on front panel. Contents very good. £4.50
TURNER, Philip. WAR ON THE DARNEL. 1969. O.U.P.
Proof Copy in slightly creased original wraps with paper title label. Publisher's stamp on front end paper and small inked annotation on front cover. Contents very good. Children's story. Illustrated by Doreen Roberts. £4.00
TUTE, Warren. LEVIATHAN. 1959. Cassell. Proof copy in original drab wraps. £8.00
THE ART OF PAUL VALERY by Francis SCARFE. 1954. Heinemann.
Proof copy in original wraps which are aged, slightly spotted and creased Notes, Biblio. Contents very good. £8.00
VAN DER POST, Laurens. THE NIGHT OF THE NEW MOON. 1970. Hogarth Press. Proof copy in original wraps.The story of his experiences s a Japanese POW. £8.00
1876 A NOVEL. 1976. Randon House. USA. Uncorrected First Proof
in original wraps with name on upper wrapper otherwise very good. £16.00
HOLLYWOOD. 1989. A Deutsch. A Novel of the Twenties.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £10.00
EMPIRE . 1987. A Deutsch. Uncorrected Proof Copy in slightly foxed and grubby original wraps. £10.00
SPRIGHTLY RUNNING. 1962. Macmillan. Part of an Autobiography.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £15.00
WILDTRACK. 1965. Macmillan. Poems. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Very slight spot foxing to inside of covers and prelims. £8.00
A WINTER IN THE HILLS. 1970. Macmillan. Uncorrected Proof in original drab wraps which are lightly soiled and annotated, and partially creased. £10.00
SAMUEL JOHNSON. 1974. Macmillan. Proof copy in original wraps.
Cutting on Dr Johnson from Times, 9/11/74 laid in-prepublica. £12.00
WAINWRIGHT, John. LANDSCAPE WITH VIOLENCE. 1975. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00
BURNING THE IVY. 1978. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £8.00
WALLACE, Irving. THE PRIZE. 1963. Cassell.
Proof copy in original drab wraps in a torn dust jacket . £12.00
WALSH, William. A MANIFOLD VOICE. 1970. Chatto & Windus.
Studies in Commonwealth Literature. (R K Narayan, O Schreiner, V S Naipaul,
P White, K Mansfield, Morley Callaghan, N C Chaudhuri, C Achebe, A D Hope.) Proof copy in original wraps. £5.00
WARD, Edmund. THE PRIVATE TIGHTROPE. 1960. MacGibbon & Kee
Proof copy in original drab wraps. Publication date and price inked onto front cover. Pages slightly browned, otherwise in good condition. Uncommon. £8.00
WARNER, S Townsend.
T H WHITE. A BIOGRAPHY. 1967. J Cape.
Proof copy in original drab wraps with proof dust jacket. Illustrated. £35.00
LETTERS:SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER. 1982. Chatto & Windus.
Edited & introduced by W H Maxwell.
Proof copy in original wraps inside poof dust jacket. £25.00
ONE THING LEADING TO ANOTHER & OTHER STORIES. 1984. Hogarth Press. Introduced by Susanna Pinney. Advance Proof Copy in original wraps in excellent condition. Proof dustwrapper included which is a bit creased and chipped. All stories are either first printings or first book form.£16.00
THE DIARIES OF EVELYN WAUGH. 1976. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
A very good copy of the uncorrected proof in original drab wraps. £30.00
A LITTLE ORDER. 1977. Eyre Methuen. Introduced by D Gallagher.
A Selection from his Journalism. A scarce set of early uncorrected proofs for the
first edition published by Eyre Methuen in 1977. Two sections in plain green wrappers, the others unbound, as issued (7 sections in all). £100.00
WATERHOUSE, Keith. BILLY LIAR ON THE MOON. 1975. Michael Joseph.
Uncorrected proof copy in original drab wraps in very good condition. Scarce as proof copy. £20.00
WAUGH, Alec. MY BROTHER EVELYN AND OTHER PROFILES. 1967. Cassell.
Proof copy in original wraps. As well as general references there is a chapter
entitled, "My Brother Evelyn"-37pp. £20.00
BIRDY. 1979. J Cape. Proof copy in original wraps
with proof jacket designed by Helen Cherry, bearing publication details.
Author's first book. £45.00
DAD. 1981. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps bearing publication details. Author's second book. £15.00
A MIDNIGHT CLEAR. 1982. J Cape. Uncorrected Proof copy in original wraps bearing publication details. Covers slightly chipped otherwise a very good proof copy of author's third book. £10.00
SCUMBLER. 1984. J Cape. Uncorrected Proof copy of 1st UK edition, in original printed wraps containing details of publication in 1984. The poor quality of the print has led to a faint transfer of type from the front end paper onto the inside cover and likewise from the title page onto its verso, but otherwise very good indeed. Scarce thus. £12.00
PRIDE. 1986. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps
showing publication details. The poor quality of the print has led to the slight transfer in mirror image of some type to the facing page, otherwise very good. Uncommon as proof. £12.00
TIDINGS. 1987. J Cape. Copyrighted for 1987. Uncorrected Proof copy of 1st UK edition, in original printed wraps containing details of publication in 1988. The poor quality of the print has led to a faint transfer of type from the front end paper onto the inside cover but otherwise very good indeed. Scarce thus. £10.00
LAST LOVERS. 1991. Granta Books. Uncorrected proof copy in original stiff wraps providing publication details. Very good condition. Laid in are 6 cuttings from The Observer, TLS,
Granta, Independent, etc & biographical notes issued by the publisher. Uncommon as proof. £12.00
FRANKY FURBO. 1989. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps
providing publication details. Illustrated by the Author. Near fine. £12.00
WHELDON, David. THE VIADUCT. 1983. Bodley Head. Author's first book praised
on rear panel of dust jacket by Graham Greene & William Trevor.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps & proof dust jacket.
Author's first novel, winning the Triple First Award. £12.00
AS ONCE IN MAY. 1983. Virago. Advance proof copy in original wraps. When Antonia White died in 1980 at the age of 81, some unfinished pieces were found amongst her papers, including sixteen chapters of autobiography taking her up to the age of six. This manuscript, along with a number of other bits and pieces, have been here put together with an introduction and commentaries by her elder daughter, Susan Chitty. Scarce as proof copy. £15.00
I WILL NOT SERVE by Eveline MAHYERE. 1959. Frederick Muller, London. Preface by Andre Bay.
Translated by Antonia White. Proof copy in original wraps a little frayed at extremities of spine otherwise very good. Scarce thus. £15.00
WHITE, Kenneth. THE COLD WIND OF DAWN. 1966. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Poet's first English publication. £8.00
WHITE, Patrick. THE SOLID MANDALA. 1966. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Scarce advance proof copy in original wraps which are stained. Edges spotted but contents still bright enough. £15.00
THE COCKATOOS. 1974. J Cape. Proof copy in original wraps. £25.00
FLAWS IN THE GLASS. 1981. J Cape. A Self-Portrait. Uncorrected Proof copy in original wraps. Rear cover slightly marked and spine slightly chipped otherwise very good. Uncommon as proof. £25.00
WHITE, T H.
THE WHITE/GARNETT LETTERS. 1968. J Cape. Introduced by D Garnett. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps a little stained & marked with publication
date & price hand written on upper wrap. £25.00
THE BOOK OF BEASTS. Edited by T WHITE. 1954. J Cape. Dust jacket price clipped. 'Proof Only' stamped on front end paper & dust jacket. Though this does not contain the pasted in publisher's note which is loosely inserted in facsimile, it contains the misprints, etc. referred to in that slip. Illustrated. £120.00
T H WHITE . A BIOGRAPHY . by S Townsend. WARNER. 1967. J Cape.
Proof copy in original drab wraps with proof dust jacket. Illustrated. £35.00
WHITEHEAD, E A. ALPHA BETA. 1972. Faber. Uncorrected Proof original wraps. £6.00
WHITING, John. THE COLLECTED PLAYS. 1969. Heinemann.
Introduced by Ronald Hayman. v.1 & 2. Proof copies in original wraps. 2 volumes. Uncommon. £16.00
WILKES, Roger. WALLACE. THE FINAL VERDICT. 1984. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. 263pp. Uncommon. £20.00
WILLIAMS, Kit. (NO TITLE) (THE TITLE WAS KEPT SECRET). (1984) J Cape.
Dust jacket. Proof Copy in original wraps. Illustrated by the Author.
The text contains the clue for finding the missing title. £16.00
WILLIAMS, Nigel. STALKING FIONA. 1997. Granta Books.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.50
WILLIAMSON, Henry. TARKA THE OTTER. 1964. Nonesuch Press.
Uncorrected proof copy in original drab wraps. As well as containing the new illustrations by Barry Driscoll, this is the first separate edition to include
"The Gentleman's River" and "Apologia Pro Verba Mea" formerly appearing as appendices in "The Henry Williamson Animal Saga". £25.00
WILSON, Derek. ROTHSCHILD. 1988. A Deutsch. A Story of Wealth and Power. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Slightest edge spotting not penetrating margins otherwise in very good condition. £4.00
WILSON, Richard G. GREENE KING. A BUSINESS AND FAMILY HISTORY. 1983. Bodley Head. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.00
WILSON, Robert. RIPLEY BOGLE. 1989. Andre Deutsh.
Uncorrected proof in original wraps. £16.00
WINDHAM, Donald. TWO PEOPLE. 1966. M Jospeh.
Uncorrected proof in original wraps. Tributes by E M Forster, Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams. etc on front wrap. Spine creased and covers a bit shelf soiled otherwise in very good condition.
Scarce as proof copy. £12.00
WINSLOW, P G. THE WITCH HILL MURDER. 1977. Collins.
1st page proof in original wraps. £12.00
WITLEY, A F. DANGEROUSLY BLONDE. (1938) Pallas Publishing Co Ltd.
A Crime story wherein the detective is not the hero. Proof copy in original wraps. Obviously much read with the top & bottom edges of the spine a little curled
& faint name written on the from wrap. £40.00
WOLFE, Thomas. SELECTED LETTERS OF THOMAS WOLFE. 1958. Heinemann. Selected by Daniel George. Edited with an introduction & explanatory note by Elizabteh Nowell. Uncorrected proof copy in a slightly frayed dust wrapper
designed by John Woodcock. £15.00
WYLIE, I A B. THE UNDEFEATED. 1957. Cassell. Proof copy in original wraps. Covers a bit creased but contents bright enough. £8.00
YANOVSKY, V S. NO MAN'S TIME. 1967. Chatto & Windus. Green boards with gilt. Covers a bit faded. Unclipped protected dust wrapper a bit marked but complete. Introduced by W H Auden. Translated from the Russian by Isabella Levitin & Roger Nyle Parris."Revised Proof" has been pencilled onto the front inner flap of the dust wrapper, but there is no evidence that this is actually the case or whether it refers to the book or the jacket. Contents very good. £12.00
YUTANG, Lin. WIDOW CHUAN. 1952. Based on Chuan Chun by Lao Hsiang.
Proof copy in torn original wraps. 4.00
ZILLIACUS, Stella. PHOENIX IN THE SOUTHERN CROSS. 1966. Peter Davies, London. Uncorrected Proof in original wraps with slight foxing throughout. £6.00