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WAR
Written by Ludwig Renn.
Stock no. 1819296
Published by Martin Secker. 1st thus 1930. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper Edition. World War I novel. Beige cloth boards, brown titles. Spine lightly faded. Endpapers & text block browned with minor foxing. Brown dustwrapper is browned with age and chipped to corners and spine, one tear across the spine at the lower half.

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SCHLUMP: THE STORY OF AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819295
Published by Martin Secker. 1st thus 1930. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper Edition. A World War I novel. Blue cloth boards, red titles. Text block browned. Dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with a few closed tears repaired to verso with clear tape, small chips to top & tail of spine.

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HER PRIVATES WE
Written by Private 19022.
Stock no. 1819294
Published by Peter Davies. 1930. Almost very good condition.

A record of experience on the Somme and Ancre fronts, with an interval behind the lines, during the latter half of the year 1916; the events described actually happened but the characters are fictious. Beige cloth boards, black titles, blocked illustration to front. Third impression in same year as first printing. Spine browned with minor foxspots. Spine slightly cocked. Endpapers and text block browned. A few grubby margin marks. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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CLASS 1902
Written by Ernst Glaeser.
Stock no. 1819293
Published by Martin Secker. 1st thus 1930. Very good condition.

Cheaper Edition. World War I novel. Red titles. Text block browned. Endpapers a little grubby.

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THE HORNBLOWER COMPANION
Written by C.S. Forester. Illustrated by Samuel H. Bryant.
Stock no. 1819270
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

How did Hornblower come to be thought of? How were the plots constructed? 30 maps with details of the actions by land and sea. Large format. 139 pages. ISBN: 0071801871. Few marks to front endpapers. Minor foxing to text block. Blue dustwrapper is browned & stained to rear panel and has small closed tears to edges.

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THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE
Written by Muriel Spark. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 1819258
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition.

Bright blue pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Contained in publisher's dark blue slipcase in very good condition with a few marks and scuffs.

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DR. CHARLES BURNEY A LITERARY BIOGRAPHY
Written by Roger Lonsdale.
Stock no. 2132942
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Ex-lib. with usual inserts/markings. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading.

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ingahild Grathmer; Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 2132833
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King. Reissue Folio edition, with new binding. Green boards, gilt title to spine and decorations. Circular decorations to front covers. A few tiny knocks to tops and tails of spines, else fine! Slip case is better than very good - a few marks.

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LES MISERABLES
Written by Victor Hugo; Andre Maurois. Illustrated by Lynd Ward.
Stock no. 2132831
Published by Easton Press. Circa 2004. Fine condition.

Black leather binding with raised bands to spine; gilt title to spine, with other gilt decorations to spine and covers. Silk endpapers and bookmark. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Introduced by Maurois. Translated by Wraxall. Part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Collector's Edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE FATHER BROWN STORIES
Written by G.K. Chesterton. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1819242
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Purple/pink cloth with black decorations; gilt title to spine. Single volume containing 'The Incredulity of Father Brown', 'The Secret of Father Brown' and 'The Scandal of Father Brown'. Contained in publisher's purple slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE NEW YORK TRILOGY
Written by Paul Auster. Illustrated by Tom Burns.
Stock no. 1318781
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Contains: City of Glass; Ghosts; The Locked Room. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduced by Benjamin Markovits. Some slight scuffing to original slipcase.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2132698
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing/grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Includes a card from Brock. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some chips and nicks; some repaired to verso with sticky tape. Wrapper also has some grubby and brown marks.

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