Whispers Under Ground.
London, Gollancz, 2012. 14 cm x 21.5 cm. 418 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition, like new. Fine out of print book.
The Ability to Kill: True Tales of Bloody Murder.
Limited Edition. New York / London, The Mysterious Press, 1987. 14 cm x 21.5 cm. XXI, 214 pages. Original hardcover with original slipcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signed by the author.
The Arabian Nights, in Five Volumes. [Including “The History of Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp” / The History of Ali Baba and of the Forty Robbers, killed by one Slave” / etc.] Translated by The Reverend Edward Forster [based on the French version of Antoine Galland]. With  Engravings, from Pictures by Robert Smirke.
First Edition [Large Paper Quarto Edition]. Five Volumes (complete set with all engravings). London, Printed for William Miller, 1802. Quarto (21.5 cm x 27.5 cm). Volume I: LXI, (7), 385 pages with 5 copper-engravings including Errata-Leaf and “Directions for placing the Plates” for all four volumes / Volume: 432 pages with 5 copper-engravings / 405 pages with 5 copper-engravings / 461 pages with 5 copper-engravings / 474 pages with 5 copper-engravings. Hardcover / Original, early 19th century full leather with gilt lettering and date on lower spine [″London, 1802”]. Beautiful, richly ornamented master-bindings. All Volumes in strong, protective collector’s Mylar, which invites the reader/collector to use the work without fear of handling. Armorial Bookplates / ExLibris of Daniel Callaghan, Esquire of Lotabeg (MP for Cork City 1830-1849) to all five pastedowns (Motto: “Fidus et Audax”). Marbled endpapers a little dusty but beautiful. Volume 1, 2 and 5 with some weakening to the spine (slightly cracked), but holding and still firm overall. All plates present. As known and always found with this scarce edition, the original, titled tissue-guards all in place, have created stronger signs of foxing to the plates but in sharp contrast the text in all the five Volumes in bright and clean condition with only occasional faint staining. Endpapers with some minor browning. Very good+ condition overall with some rubbing and minor bumping to the Volumes but really only minor signs of external wear. Extremely sought after publication, not to be confused with the later, much more common Octavo Editions !
Etiquette for Women – A Book for Modern Modes and Manners. By one of the Aristocracy.
Original Edition (NOT a Reproduction) ! London, C.Arthur Pearson, 1902. Octavo. 120 pages. With interesting advertising for Fry’s pure concentrated Cocoa on the rear cover. Original Hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Fantastic manners book for women of the Victorian / outgoing Victorian Age.
The Novels of Jane Austen. [Illustrated throughout by C.E and H.M Brock, in colour].
Collector’s Luxury Edition. Complete in 6 volumes. Norwalk, The Easton Press, 1996. 15 cm x 22 cm. 245 pages (vol. 1); 261 pages (vol. 2); 397 pages (vol.3); 494 pages (vol.4); 503 pages (vol.5); 381 pages (vol. 6). Original Hardcover. Red leather-bound volumes with gilt lettering on spine and boards. All Volumes in protective collector’s – mylar. Excellent, close to new condition.
The Descent of the Sun – A Cycle of Birth.
London, James Parker and Co., 1903. 23.2cm x 17.7cm. XIV, 108 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear and some foxing. Tear to endpaper. Rare ! Extraordinary early illustration of the moon.
The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson.
London, Methuen and Co., 1906. 15 cm x 20 cm. XI, 451 pages. Portrait and Map included. Original hardcover. Good condition with signs of external wear. Page edges worn and stained. Staining and brown spotting on some pages. Wear and slight tearing on spine. Otherwise clean inside. Three paper clippings glued on inside cover of book, dated October 26th 1912
The Manchester Man [Signed Edition]. Illustrated Edition with Pictures by Charles Green & Hedley Fitton.
Manchester / London, Abel Heywood & Son / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, 1896. Quarto (20 cm x 25,5 cm). Frontispiece, IX, 480 pages with illustrations throughout. Original Hardcover / Original, very decorative publisher’s cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. An early Art Nouveau Binding ! Excellent condition with some minor signs of wear only. Beautifully signed by Isabella Banks in her full name on the halftitle (see images). An especially good condition of this now rare book.
An Ice-Cream War.
London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1982. 14 cm x 22 cm. 370 pages. One black and white map. Original Hardcover with illustrated, unclipped dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed by author William Boyd on the titlepage.