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cover of Lane Furniture

Lane Furniture

by Margaret Tait

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Published
1959
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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£195.00

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A collection of six short stories by celebrated avant-garde film maker, Margaret Tait. Book in pristine, collector's condition. No dust jacket as published. Please see photographs for further information of condition. 47 pages.
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£195.00
cover of Andrina and Other Stories

Andrina and Other Stories

by George Mackay Brown

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Published
1983
Edition
Uncorrected Proof Copy
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£35.00

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Uncorrected Proof Copy from the Hogarth Press. A collection of short stories by the renowned Orcadian poet, George Mackay Brown. The titular short story, 'Andrina' was made into a television film by the BBC in 1981. Light blue card covers with toning around cover edges. Very good condition with slight soiling to backcover. 153 pp. See photographs for condition of… Read more
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cover of The Hawthorn Hedge

The Hawthorn Hedge

by Mercedes Claraso

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Boreas Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£25.00

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An outstanding, fine copy in fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page.
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£25.00
cover of Kintalloch

Kintalloch

by Mercedes Claraso

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Boreas Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£25.00

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An outstanding, fine copy with near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page. First edition
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cover of Natana

Natana

by Mercedes Claraso

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Boreas Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781872988030
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£18.00

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A very, very good, near fine, clean, tight copy. Dust jacket in unclipped, outstanding, fine condition. Signed by author on front endpaper.
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£18.00
cover of The Day They Put Humpty Together again

The Day They Put Humpty Together again

by Margaret Jones

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
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£25.00

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A pleasing, bright, tight, near fine copy in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Signed and dated by author. Jacket design by Kenneth Farnhill. The humorous story of a famous painter with a disease-ridden body who is given a new lease of life when his head is grafted onto a splendidly muscular… Read more
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cover of The Lunatic at Large Again

The Lunatic at Large Again

by J Storer Clouston

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Boreas Books
Published
1922
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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£105.00

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A good, tight copy in red cloth boards with gold lettering to front and spine. Spine sunned with colour fading and some soiling to front and back boards. Extremely rare dust jacket with chipping, tears and some loss at extremities. Front endpaper browned.
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£105.00
cover of Scotland Expects

Scotland Expects

by J Storer Clouston

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Boreas Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£105.00

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A very good, solid copy in bright orange cloth covers with black lettering to font and spine. Extremely rare dust jacket with creasing, chips, tears and some loss at extremities.
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£105.00
cover of Nobody Lives forever

Nobody Lives forever

by W R Burnettt

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Boreas Books
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition
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£50.00

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Curiously, the dust jacket uses 'For Ever' while the title page uses 'Forever'. Good vintage Burnett story about confidence trickster who is persuaded to put off his retirement to fleece the sucker to end all suckers. The story was taken up by Hollywood as subject of 1946 film. A very good copy with dust to top edge with slight browning… Read more
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cover of Little Men Big World

Little Men Big World

by WR Burnett

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
first UK Edition
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£50.00

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A very good copy with dust to top edge and minor spots to front end paper. Black cloth bards with yellow lettering to spine. Dust jacket very good with some chipping to extremities.
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cover of Underdog

Underdog

by W R Burnett

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Boreas Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition
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£38.00

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First UK edition of Underdog by William Riley Burnett the crime thriller author many of whose books were snapped up by Hollywood and made into films. The film adaptation of his 'Little Caesar' is considered to be the first of the classic American gangster movies. Unclipped dust jacket with some chips and abrasions to extremities. Some dust to top edge… Read more
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cover of The Sixth Lamentation

The Sixth Lamentation

by William Brodrick

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Boreas Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Uncorrected Proof Copy
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£25.00

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An uncorrected proof copy from Little, Brown, 2003. A very good, clean, tight copy. Small sticker blemish to rear cover. See photographs for condition.
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cover of Pictures in the Cave

Pictures in the Cave

by George Mackay Brown

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780701150815
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£78.00

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An excellent, clean, bright, tight copy in fine, almost as new condition with near fine unclipped dust jacket. A copy in collector's condition. 'Pictures in the Cave' is Brown's second book for children after, 'The Two Fiddlers'.
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£78.00
cover of Separation

Separation

by Sally Emerson

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Boreas Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
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£12.00

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An uncorrected proof copy in near fine condition. 240 pages.
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£12.00
cover of Miss Garnet's Angel

Miss Garnet's Angel

by Salley Vickers

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Boreas Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
Uncorrected proof copy
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£18.00

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An uncorrected proof copy in fine, like new condition. 340 pages.
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cover of The Captives

The Captives

by Michael Fisher

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Published
1970
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£16.00

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Uncorrected proof copy of The Captives by Michael Fisher. Some wrinkling to spine and creases to front cover.
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cover of War Story

War Story

by Gwen Edelman

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Boreas Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Uncorrected proof copy
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£21.00

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An uncorrected proof copy of War Story by Gwen Edelman in near fine, almost as new condition.
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£21.00
cover of Storm in the Village

Storm in the Village

by Miss Read

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Boreas Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£62.00

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Book in very, very good condition with bright, clean, tight text block. Dust cover in very good condition with some little shelf wear to top and tail. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 247 pages. Illustrated by J S Goodall. This is the true first edition of 1958, Michael Joseph published an American edition one year later… Read more
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£62.00