Fiction

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Robert Bloch: Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper. PROOF COPY, Subterranean Press 2011. £20.00

Bonaventura & Gillespie, Gerald (ed.& trans.):Die Nachtwachen des Bonaventura. Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh Bilingual Library), 1972.
Paperback. Mark where small sticker has been removed from front cover. Slight wear to cover and edges, fingernail nick on spine, one reading crease. Internally vg, text clean and unmarked. PARALLEL TEXT: German original faces Gerald Gillespie’s translation. £34.00

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Paul Buck: The Honeymoon Killers Sphere 1970 handsome, apparently unread paperback with light wear to cover & edge: the book has an old bookstall price label stuck to the cover, and another on the ffep, which I personally would not be keen to attempt to remove. £50.00.

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Laura Del-Rivo. The Furnished Room. ‘New Authors Limited No. 28’, Hutchinson, 1961. First edition. Hardback/dj good plus/vg minus. Black cloth boards a little dusty and faded along top edge, front cover set slightly forward, some foxing to eps and page edges, paper rather aged. Dj front looks surprisingly fresh, not price-clipped, a little worn and browned along top edge with a couple of tiny closed tears; white back of dj is rather discoloured with a few small marks and smudges, featuring a striking portrait of Del-Rivo by Ida Kar. Filmed as ‘West 11’ a couple of years later and recently republished by New London Editions in their ‘Beats, Bums and Bohemians’ series, this is an attractive copy of the scarce first edition. £100.00

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Marguerite Duras: The Little Horses of Tarquinia. Calder 1960. Good UK 1st in unclipped jacket. £40.00

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Edwards, Blair: The Impatient Miss Blacket Caldo plain card cover with wrap, glued down at spine: cover & wrap are creased, with damage to the wrap at the bottom of the front cover, no problems with the text block, apart from some blotchy foxing to the ffep, outer edge is dustmarked & foxed (Stock ref 3082) £20.00

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Harlan Ellison: Gentleman Junkie Regency 1961 paperback first edition in fragile condition, long splits at edges of spine, some loss at bottom corners of spine, little crease at top corner of cover (Stock ref 3087) £20.00

Henry Fielding / Claude E. Jones [ed]: The Female Husband and Other Writings Liverpool 1960 paperback in slightly tatty jacket, bookplate on reverse of cover, no problem with text pages, ready to post in UK (Stock ref 2684) £20.00

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Harry Mathews: Tlooth. Paris Review Editions / Doubleday, 1966. Inscribed by Mathews to the English pataphysician Simon Watson Taylor. Cover is worn and marked, edge of pages foxed, lower corner of publishing information page marked. (009019) £30.00

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Spiro Peterson. The Counterfeit Lady Unveiled. Anchor, 1961. Cover worn, though front cover design still looks good, back cover creased, edge foxed. (717) £20.00

S.N. Rampal: Unknown Skyjacker. Blue Band Publications, 1972. Hardback/dj. Poor/poor. “First major collection of aviation stories by an Indian writer’. Boards are rather runkled, probably from damp at some stage. Faded at top. Dj is worn and tatty with several small closed and open tears. Internally better. Binding solid. A good working copy of this scarce title. In addition to writing several books and his career in the Indian Air Force, Rampal has also won the Delhi-Gulmarg Motor Rally and held 3 one man exhibitions of his paintings! Ready to post in UK. (Stock ref 2495) £100.00

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William Ward: Jeff Clayton’s Red Mystery or the Nihilist Conspiracy Arthur Westbrook cover & edge worn, paper discoloured & foxed, one page corner folded over (Stock ref 3089) £25.00

Mary Wollstonecraft / William Blake / E. V. Lucas: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Original Stories with Five Illustrations by William Blake Henry Frowde 1906 worn hardback, book is rather slant, with bumped edge of front cover, gilt decoration still bright, no problem with plates (Stock ref 2998) £30.00

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