First Editions

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TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER YEAR HC/PB COND.
Love Lessons Jacqueline Wilson 0385608365 Doubleday 2005 HC VG
First Edition. Signed ‘To Chloe, love Jacqueline Wilson. Pages like new – show no signs of being read. DJ has some shelf/edge-wear, signs of use. Price £7.00
Blair Anthony Seldon 0743232119 Free Press 2004 HC VG
First edition. Some edge-wear and shelf-wear to DJ. Price £7.00
The Ashes of Eden William Shatner 0671520350 Pocket 1995 HC Good
First edition. Interior in near mint condition. DJ is price-clipped & has some shelf-wear/rubbing Price £3.00
The Return William Shatner 0671526103 Pocket 1996 HC VG
First edition. Interior in near mint condition. DJ has slight shelf-wear/rubbing. Price £5.00 SOLD
Avenger William Shatner 0671551329 Pocket 1997 HC NM
First Edition with DJ. Unread – Mint/Near Mint. Price £7.50
Spectre William Shatner 0671008781 Pocket 1998 HC NM
First Edition with DJ. Unread – Mint/Near Mint. Price £9.50
Dark Victory William Shatner 067100882X Pocket 1999 HC NM
First Edition with DJ. Unread – Mint/Near Mint. Price £9.50
Preserver William Shatner 0671021257 Pocket 2000 HC NM
First Edition with DJ. Unread – Mint/Near Mint. Price £9.50
The Shadow And The Sun Amanda Doyle N/A Mills and Boon 1967 HC OK
First Edition. Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages, which are generally in good condition. Discolouration on cover, spine-wear, corner-wear. Slight discolouration to some page edges. Price £10.50
Reluctant Voyager Katrina Britt 0263052621 Mills and Boon 1973 HC OK
First Edition. Ex-library copy. Cover has very little spine/edge/corner-wear. Pages have usual library stamps. Some pen marks on inside front/back cover and one or two pages. Tanning to page edges. Price £7.00
The Ashdown Diaries Volume One Paddy Ashdown 0713995106 Allen Lane 2000 HC VG
First Edition. Signed ‘To Honor, Best Wishes, Paddy Ashdown.” Interior pages very good – no rips, marks, creases. No sign of being read. DJ has shelf/edge/spine-wear. Price £3.50
The New Dimensions Of Peace Chester Bowles N/A Bodley Head 1956 HC Good
First Edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Minor spotting on a few pages. Top edges a bit dusty. DJ price-clipped and with signs of wear esp. edge and corner-wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.00
The Smile Of Apollo – A Literary Companion To Greek Travel Patrick Anderson N/A Chatto & Windus 1964 HC VG
First Edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Minor signs of use. DJ OK/good – some rubbing, edge and corner-wear, small price sticker. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.00
Wellington Richard Aldington N/A Heinemann 1946 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases on pages. Page edges tanned and slightly discoloured. Cover has wear esp. to spine/back. No DJ. Price £3.00
Maxwell Anderson : The Playwright As Prophet Mabel Driscoll Bailey N/A Abelard-Schuman 1957 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages, very light tanning to page edges. Very slight spine/corner-wear to cover. Book is VG, but DJ is Acceptable. DJ intact, but some spine/edge-wear and discolouration. Price clipped. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £7.50
It Ain’t Necessarily So Larry Adler 0002160366 Collins 1984 HD Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. minor signs of use. Book VG, but DJ has a lot of edge-wear, minor tears etc. Price £1.25
The Lawn Tennis Tip Book A B Beamish N/A Mills & Boon 1923 HC Good
First edition. No rips, creases, marking to pages or cover. Secure binding. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Cover has minor corner/edge/spine wear, light tanning. Price £6.50
Dear George George Burns 0399131051 Putnam 1985 HC VG
First edition (USA). VG book in Acceptable DJ. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Very little sign of being read. Slight corner-wear to cover. DJ intact (one very small tear, one crease on back) but has some wear, indents, scuffing. Price £6.00
Zoological Photography In Practice Hugh B Cott N/A Fountain Press 1956 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages – edges a bit dusty. Cover has minor wear. DJ intact, not much wear, but tanned – spine is very brown. Price £15.00
Alexander The Great And The Hellenistic Empire A R Burn N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1947 HC VG
First edition. VG book in Good DJ. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Slight coner-wear to unmarked cover. Owner’s name in fly-leaf. DJ faded esp to spine with minor edge/corner-wear, some rubbing marks. Price £8.50
The Great Betrayal : Constantinople 1201 Ernle Bradford N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1967 HC OK
First edition. Ex-library with usual stamps, plastic cover. Secure binding, pages in good condition, although edges a bit worn, dusty. Price £6.50
The Art Of War On Land Alfred H Burne N/A Metheun 1944 HC VG
First edition. Secure binding, no rips or marks on pages, few signs of being read. No wear to cover. DJ has mild edge-wear, some tanning and faded spine (DJ Good). Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £7.00 SOLD
A Seventeenth Century Mariner Capt A G Course N/A Frederick Muller 1965<4/td>

HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, marking or creases to pages. Top edges a bit dusty. No sign of wear to cover. DJ has minor edge/spine-wear, small tear and other signs of wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £2.00
The Roman Empire M P Charlesworth N/A Oxford University Press 1951 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding. No rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges slightly tanned, top edges a bit dusty. Very little wear to cover. DJ intact, but has some wear, one small tear, some fading and is price-clipped. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £4.50
The Christmas Stories of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens N/A Jonathan Cape 1922 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges slightly tanned and spotted and a bit dusty. Book plate on inside front cover (book was a prize in 1925). Cover has minor rubbing, fading, esp. spine. Price £40.00
Newnes Dictionary Of Dates And Anniversaries Robert Collison N/A Newnes 1962 HC VG
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Top edges a bit dusty, light tanning to page edges. Very little wear to cover, bookplate on inside cover. DJ OK – some creasing, a small tear and other wear. Price £6.00
Free Radical Vince Cable 9781848870468 Atlantic Books 2009 HC VG
First Edition. Signed by author, with dedication. DJ has some shelf-wear, otherwise appears unread. Price £8.00
The Conan Doyle Historical Romances Arthur Conan Doyle N/A John Murray 1932 HC OK
First Edition. Reading copy. No rips or marks to pages. Pages tanned. First few pages and front cover a bit loose. Cover and spine faded, worn and blotched. Price £4.50
Cockpit Jerzy Kosinski 0091243602 Hutchinson 1975 HC VG
First edition. Pages almost as new. No damage to cover. DJ Good – minor edge-wear and rubbing. Price £7.50
Casino Gambling Russell Barnhart 0285623958 Souvenir Press 1979 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. DJ has minor signs of wear. Price £3.50
All The Birds Of The Air Francesca Greenoak 0233970371 Andre Deutsch 197 HC Good
First edition review copy. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges slightly marked (thumb-wear?). Cover slightly faded. DJ slightly rubbed/tanned/dusty. Price £3.50
So Who Says We’re Not Human? John Doidge 090552165X Exley 1982 HC VG
First edition review copy. Almost as new. Includes publisher’s promotional note. Price £3.50
The Day Job Terry Wogan 0362005583 Queen Anne Press 1983 HC VG
First edition review copy. Little sign of being read. Cover has minor shelf-wear. Includes publisher’s promo flyer. Price £4.00
Willingly To School : A History Of Women’s Education Mary Cathcart Borer 0718821270 Lutterworth Press 1976 HC VG
First edition. No sign of being read. Almost like new. Minor shelf-wear to cover. Price £5.00
The Naughty Diary Of An Edwardian Lady Ethel Hordle 035404690X Macdonald Futura 1981 HC VG
First edition review copy. Book almost as new. DJ Good – some minor edge/spine-wear, rubbing. Includes publisher’s promotional letter. Price £3.50
Peaks And Pioneers : The History Of Mountaineering Francis Keenlyside 0236310429 Paul Elek 1975 HC VG
First edition. Very little sign of being read. Minor shelf-wear to DJ. Price £10.00
Wildlife Questions & Answers Dilys Breese (Ed.) 0563171715 BBC 1981 PB Good
First edition review copy. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Cover slightly tanned, minor edge-wear. Price £4.50
Your Body In Mind Marilyn Brannin 0285624989 Souvenir Press 1982 HC Good
First edition review copy. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Page edges tanned. DJ has some minor edge-wear & signs of use. Includes publisher’s promotional letter. Price £3.00
Rose Growing Complete E B Le Grice 057110911X Faber & Faber 1976 PB Good
First edition review copy. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Cover has some rubbing, minor creasing. Price £7.00
Time For Lovers: A Personal Anthology Robin Ray 0297770195 Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1975 HC VG
First edition review copy. Appears almost unread. Very little wear to book. DJ Good – some edge-wear and other wear esp to back. Price £3.50
Praktica International Photography Number One Richard Gee (Ed.) 0245529268 Adpress 1975 HC VG
First edition review copy. Appears almost unread. DJ has minor shelf-wear. Price £3.00
A Practical Guide To Package Holiday Law And Contracts John Nelson-Jones & Peter Stewart 0906840813 Fourmat 1985 PB Good
First edition review copy. Secure binding, no rip, creases or marks to pages. Some edge/corner-wear and minor shelf-wear to cover. Includes publisher’s promotional letter. Price £4.00
A Bournville Assortment Margaret A Broomfield 185072176X Ebor Press 1995 PB Good
First edition. Signed by author ‘All good wishes Margaret A Broomfield’. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Some corner-wear at bottom. Cover slightly curled/faded Price £4.00
Animal Hotel Diana Cooper 0718117255 Michael Joseph 1979 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges a bit dusty. Very little wear to cover. DJ has some rubbing, fading, general wear. Price £5.00 SOLD
One Man’s Furrow Reg Gammon 0863503292 Webb & Bower 1990 HC Good
First edition. Signed/dated by author. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Only minor signs of use/age. DJ very faded and with edge & shelf-wear, plus small owner’s sticker on inside flap. Price £6.00
The Impatient Horse George Murray & Xenia Berkeley N/A Ladybird 1953 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Possible slight water damage to edge of a few pages. Inscription on fly-leaf. Cover has minor wear. DJ intact but worn with some creases and small tears. Price £70.00 SOLD
The Western Way Of War : Infantry Battle In Classical Greece Victor Davis Hanson 9780394571881 Alfred A Knopf 1989 HC Good
First Edition (USA). Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages- ragged-edge cut to pages. Cover has slight marks, DJ slightly faded and spotted on inside. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £6.00 SOLD
Cricket Cauldron : With Hutton In The Caribbean Alex Bannister N/A Stanley Paul & Co 1954 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Page edges spotted. Minor wear to red board covers. DJ quite tattered. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.50
Ten Great Innings Ralph Barker N/A Chatto & Windus 1964 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Edges a bit dusty esp. top. Slight marks to board covers. DJ good, but wrapped in cellophane, which possibly could be removed. Price £5.50
On And Off The Field Sir Henry Leveson Gower N/A Stanley Paul & Co 1953 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Edges spotted, top edges dusty. Slight wear to blue board covers. DJ has edge/spine-wear, small creases, rubbing. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £4.50
Cricket From the Middle Douglas Insole N/A Heinemann 1960 HC Good
First Edition. Signed “With best wishes, Doug Insole”. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Edges a bit dusty. DJ OK – quite a bit of rubbing, edge/corner/spine-wear. No rips. Price £6.00
Paris Emile Zola N/A Chatto & Windus 1898 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges dusty and a bit spotted. Board cover has some spine-wear and discolouration esp. spine. Name/date (1898) on fly-leaf. Price £5.00
The English Game (A Cricket Anthology) Gerald Brodribb N/A Hollis & Carter 1948 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, page edges spotted but no rips, creases or other marks. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Cover somewhat discoloured esp. spine. DJ intact but in poor condition. Price £3.25
Cricket Crossfire Keith Miller N/A Oldbourne Press 1956 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, page edges spotted but no rips, creases or other marks. Owner’s name on inside front cover. Cover has minor discolouration esp. spine. DJ intact but in poor condition. Price £2.50

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