Search results for: 'BUCHAN, John'
BUCHAN, John. The Thirty-Nine Steps.
Edinburgh : 1915First edition, first impression, of Buchan's classic man-on-the-run adventure story, published on 19 October 1915, described as "that elementary type of tale which Americans call the 'dime novel,' and which we know as the 'shocker'". Serialization was in the All Story Weekly, 5 June - 31 July 1915, and in Blackwood's magazine July-September 1915 under... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 123882
BUCHAN, John. The Watcher by the Threshold.
Edinburgh and London : 1902First edition, first impression, first issue, with the publisher's catalogue dated 2/02; publishers' presentation copy, with their compliments stamp to the head of the title page. This early collection of Buchan's stories, the majority of which were first published in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, is hard to find in collectible condition.... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 139726
HALL, Radclyffe. The Well of Loneliness.
London : 1928First edition, first impression, with "whip" on page 50, line 13. This famous and highly controversial lesbian novel went through only two small printings in Britain due to its controversial publication. It was the focus of vicious criticism from the editor of the Sunday Express, James Douglas, who vilified Hall's work as pornographic "moral poison".... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 120049
FITZPATRICK, Sir Percy. Jock of the Bushveld.
London : 1931"Literary" edition, later impression, with the marginal illustrations of a dung beetle at pp. 65, 337 & 457 corrected to show the beetle rolling his load with his back not front legs. Jock of the Bushveld was first published in 1907 in this literary edition, followed by School and Prize editions in 1908, and a Dutch edition in 1909. Reviewing the book... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 121496
BACK, George. Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition
1836First edition. Back had previously gained considerable experience as an arctic explorer through his participation in the abortive Buchan expedition and Franklin's two overland expeditions. Back was "one of the first competent artists to penetrate into the Canadian Arctic"; the many water-colours and drawings which he produced and which enhance his narratives... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 40110