By Dick Francis
First edition, first impression (Michael Joseph, 1965). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'Best Wishes, Dick Francis'.
Original publisher's brown cloth with gold lettering to spine. Previous owner name to front endpaper with some toning and occasional foxing to edges; contents nice and clean otherwise. The original and unclipped dust jacket is in excellent, fine condition with just the mildest traces of toning to spine panel verso.
An excellent, near fine copy of the author's fifth novel.
By Arthur Conan Doyle
First edition, first impression (London: Smith Elder & Co, 1896) with advertisements to rear. Quarter bound in brown leather with five raised bands, black labels and gilt lettering with marbled boards. A fine copy with just a touch of toning to edges.
The Girl on the Boat
By P. G. Wodehouse
First edition, first impression (Herbert Jenkins, 1922). Advertisements at rear, occasional light spotting throughout, front hinge tender and cracked, small presentation inscription to front paste-down, original orange pictorial cloth, spine faded with closed tears at ends, edges rubbed.
Later issue 5'- dust jacket by William Heath Robinson (circa 1940). Tear along front flap and several tears to front panel, small chips and tears to edges.
A Partisan's Daughter
By Louis de Bernières
Limited, First Edition, First Printing (Harvill Secker, 2008). One of only 100 numbered copies to be signed by the author, of which this is number 49. Book is fine in a fine slipcase.