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[Angry Brigade] | Don’t Mark his Face: Hull Prison Riot (1976) | National Prisoners’ Movement (PROP) | [n.d.] | minor wear to spine | £20.00

Ali Bey el Abbassi | Travels of Ali Bey – 2 volume set | Garnet | 1993 | complete hardbound set in jackets with many maps & illustrations loosely inserted; in the case of both volumes, the top edge of the page block is foxed, & the spine of the dustjacket rather faded; there is a closed diagonal tear at the top of the spine of vol 2, & the upper corner of its back cover is bumped; the books are evidently secondhand, with signs of handling, but remain sturdy & handsome volumes | £60.00 

William S. Burroughs | Ah Pook is Here and Other Texts | Riverrun John Calder | 1979 | good paperback – spine & edge of cover rather faded, pressure marks on a small area of front cover & first couple of pages | £50.00

William S. Burroughs | Tornado Alley | Cherry Valley | 1989 | paperback edition, minor wear to cover & edge | £20.00

William Chappell; Frederick W. Sternfeld [intr.] | Popular Music of the Olden Time – 2 volume set | Dover | 1965 | paperbacks show their age – pale covers are darkened & marked &, as is the way with old Dover books, the lamination is peeling away from their covers; the edges of the pageblocks are lightly foxed & dustmarked; one binding in vol 1 is a little out of true, protruding slightly from the edge; in contrast to the books’ worn exterior, the text pages remain in very good condition | £24.00

William Cobbett; Asa Briggs [intr.] | Rural Rides – 2 volume set | Dent | 1966 – 1967 | Everyman’s Library set in jackets | £15.00

Chapman Cohen | Pamphlets for the People | Pioneer Press | n.d. | series of 18 pamphlets, bound together, former library ownership indicated by ink inscription on front endpaper, traces of tape on rear endpaper, light pencil marking in the margin of at least one page | £25.00

E. E. Cummings | Three Plays and a Ballet | Peter Owen | 1968 | vg- hardback in jacket | £30.00

Brian Epstein | A Cellarful of Noise | Souvenir Press | 1964 | vg hardback in g jacket, jacket is price clipped & a closed tear on the top edge has been backed with sellotape, the repaired area is noticeably creased, & there is a small splash mark on a blank area of the cover – despite these faults, this remains a good looking copy | £35.00

Peter Fryer | Hungarian Tragedy | New Park | 1986 | Paperback with some external wear, no problem with text pages. | £15.00

Edward Gibbon | The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire – 6 Volume set | Dent | 1925 – 1928 | handsome Everyman’s Library set in matching bindings | £50.00

Richard Hakluyt | The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation – 8 volume set | Dent | 1926 | complete Everyman’s Library set of the English voyages in green binding, previous owner’s name on front pastedowns, lower edges a bit dustmarked, minor wear to covers, most evident on front edge of spine of vol. 2 | £36.00 

Cynthia Harnett | The Great House | Methuen | 1949 | 1st edition in unclipped jacket. The book is slant, with the front cover set noticeably forward, & a name & address written on the ffep have been heavily scored out in biro. The edges of the pageblock are foxed, & the edges of the jacket & spine are worn. Despite these shortcomings, this remains an attractive copy | £50.00

Martin Heidegger | Nietzsche | RKP Harper & Row | 1981 – 1987 | Complete 4 volume set, all 1st edition hardbacks in jackets. Volume One is the UK edition, published by Routledge, the others are the US Harper & Row printings. Overall, this is a handsome set, but there are a number of small faults: all volumes have a previous owner’s name on the ffep; some page corners of vol. 1 have been folded down, & there is a light diagonal crease on the closing pages of text; a list of page numbers has been noted in ink on the back endpaper of vol. 2; the top edge of vol. 4 is lightly marked; there is minor wear to all the dustjackets | £150.00

Martin Heidegger | What is Called Thinking? | Harper & Row | 1968 | vg- hardback in jacket | £40.00

Carolyn Hillyer | A Circle of Thirteen: Myths & Stories of Women’s Ancient Wisdoms | Seventh Wave Music | 1997 | spiral bound publication with minor wear to cover & edge, most evident at corners of cover | £50.00

William Scott Home; Stephen E. Fabian [illus.] | Hollow Faces, Merciless Moons | Weirdbook | 1977 | large format, minor wear to card cover | £25.00

Ted Hughes | Crow | Faber | 1981 | paperback reprint SIGNED BY HUGHES on first page | £100.00

Don Diego Hurtado de Mendoza; Thomas Roscoe [tr.]; Mateo Aleman; John Henry Brady [tr.] | Lazarillo de Tormes [&] Guzman d’Alfarache | Nimmo and Bain | 1881 | 2 volume set, illus with 8 original etchings by R. de Los Rios, wear to extremities of spines, small mark on cover of vol. 1 | £50.00

Thomas Babington Macaulay | The History of England From The Accession of James II – 3 volume set | 1923 | Everyman’s Library set in matching bindings with slightly faded spines | £15.00

Sax Rohmer | The Green Eyes of Bast | Cassell | 1922 | First print of “popular edition” (original publication was 1920, with a further printing that year). Worn pocket edition with embossed design on cover & decorated spine, name on ffep, paper foxed. | £20.00

Alexander Sandilands | A Hundred and Twenty Negro Spirituals Selected Chiefly with a View to their Being Used by Africans in Africa | Morija Sesuto Book Depot | 1951 | hardback, no jacket | £20.00

Ralph Steadman; Andrew Lambirth | Red Alert | October Gallery | 1990 | light external wear | £15.00 

Roderick Walcott | The Benjy Trilogy : The Harrowing of Benjy; A Flight of Sparrows; The Education of Alfie | Ian Randle Publishers | 2000 | light wear to cover & edge | £100.00

Louis Zukofsky | Prepositions | Horizon Press | 1968 | vg- hardback in jacket, white background of jacket has become discoloured | £25.00

Oswell Blakeston: The Night’s Moves. Gaberbocchus 1961.Top corner of back cover worn. [ref:1218] £15.00

Lenny Bruce: The Essential Lenny Bruce. Edited by John Cohen. Two volume set of proofs, Macmillan 1972. [ref:1218] £50.00


Samuel R. Delany: The Mad Man. Richard Kasak Books,1994. First printing. Soft cover. Slight wear to cover edges, corners lightly bumped. [ref0218] £28.00

Princess Der Ling: Two Years in the Forbidden City. Dodd, Mead and Company 1924. Hardback. No dj. Yellow boards have a few marks, spine is darkened, edges of boards rather rubbed. Eps foxed. Solid copy, all photographs present. [ref:0518] £50.00

Frederick Engels, ed./tr. Edward Aveling: Socialism Utopian and Scientific. Swan, Sonnenschein & Co./Charles Scribner’s Sons 1892. Ink name & date in the top outer corner of the (clumsily cut) title page. Some pencil marking in the margin of the introduction. [ref:1218] £50.00

Helah Fox & Buntie Wills [eds.]: A Tribute to Toni Sussmann from Some of her Students. Privately printed, no date. Transcriptions of some of this Jungian analyst’s talks, along with a few brief memoirs, etc. £10.00

Richard Kempton: Provo. Autonomedia 2007. Minor wear to cover & edge, one page corner folded over. £60.00

Czeslaw Milosz: The Captive Mind. Knopf 1953. First thus, no jacket. [ref:0818] £50.00

J. H. Prynne: Sub Songs. Barque 2010. Super colossal stapled pamphlet, light wear to cover. [ref:0818] £100.00

Peter Reich: A Book of Dreams. Picador 1974. Paper & white areas of cover tanned with age. Corners rather worn. [ref:1017] £30.00

Adrian Stokes: Stones of Rimini. Faber 1934. Previous owner’s signature on front pastedown. [ref:1218] £100.00

Emmett Williams: Sweethearts. Edition Hansjorg Mayer 1967. [ref:0818] £100.00

Backlist

The lists below give a snapshot of our older stock. We have more books available online and in our stall, but this gives a reasonable impression of our range and interests. Please contact us if you are interested in any of these titles, and we will then confirm their availability, and send you a PayPal invoice.

Esoterica
Fiction
History
Kulchur
Philosophy
Poetry / Drama
Politics
Psychology