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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XX Number 10 | November, 1959 | Geoffrey Household 'Three of Castile'; H. E. Bates 'The Yellow Crab'; Barry Joynson Cork 'Night Flight'; Joan Aiken 'A Leg Full of Rubies'; Gerald Kersh 'Budaful Pest'; Paul Gallico 'Chef d'Oeuvre'; Mary Stewart 'My Brother Michael (First Part)'.

Includes Short Stories by: Geoffrey Household; H. E. Bates; Barry Joynson Cork; Joan Aiken; Gerald Kersh; Paul Gallico; Mary Stewart

(Book #ID 10717)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition November 1959. 1959.

First edition in publisher's original colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Includes short stories by Geoffrey Household 'Three of Castile'; H. E. Bates 'The Yellow Crab'; Barry Joynson Cork 'Night Flight'; Joan Aiken 'A Leg Full of Rubies'; Gerald Kersh 'Budaful Pest'; Paul Gallico 'Chef d'Oeuvre'; Mary Stewart 'My Brother Michael (First Part)'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXIV Number 3 | March, 1963 | H. E. Bates 'Captain Poop Deck's Paradise'; Jack Cope 'Ekaterina'; Ray Bradbury 'Come Into My Cellar'; Arthur C. Clarke 'Ape About the House'; Joan Aiken 'Lodging for the Night'; V. S. Pritchett 'Noisy in the Doghouse'.

Includes Short Stories by: H. E. Bates; Jack Cope; Ray Bradbury; Arthur C. Clarke; Joan Aiken; V. S. Pritchett.

(Book #ID 10723)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition March, 1963. 1963.

First edition in publisher's original new format single colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Illustrated. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'Captain Poop Deck's Paradise'; Jack Cope 'Ekaterina'; Ray Bradbury 'Come Into My Cellar'; Arthur C. Clarke 'Ape About the House'; Joan Aiken 'Lodging for the Night'; V. S. Pritchett 'Noisy in the Doghouse'. Minor rubbing of the card covering to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Woman's Journal | March, 1965 | H. E. Bates 'Garden of a Thousand Camellias'; Janet Dunbar 'Atlantic Island'; Susan Graham 'Clever Cookery with an Irish Accent'; Helen Hughes 'Test of Love'; Joan Aiken 'Conspiracy for Two'; Maurice Woodruff 'The Stars Look Down'.

Illustrated Feature Articles and Short Stories by H. E. Bates; Janet Dunbar; Susan Graham; Helen Hughes; Joan Aiken; Maurice Woodruff

(Book #ID 11011)

Published by Fleetway Publications The Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London First Edition March 1965. 1965.

Publisher's colour paper printed stapled wrappers with flat back spine. 12" x 10". Monochrome photographs throughout. Illustrated feature articles and short stories by H. E. Bates 'Garden of a Thousand Camellias'; Janet Dunbar 'Atlantic Island'; Susan Graham 'Clever Cookery with an Irish Accent'; Helen Hughes 'Test of Love'; Joan Aiken 'Conspiracy for Two'; Maurice Woodruff 'The Stars Look Down'. Staples starting to rust and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ribs of Death [Signed]

Aiken, Joan [1924-2004]

(Book #ID 16275)

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition 1967. 1967.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original cerise paper covers, gilt lettering to spine. 8vo 8" x 5¼" 224 pp. SIGNED presentation copy by the author to front end paper 'For Jean ? Love Joan.' Without inscription. Fine in Very Good dust wrapper with light dust soiling to yellow covers, spine not faded, not price clipped 21/-. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Sheepfold Hill; Fifteen Poems

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83435)

Published by Sagamore Press, New York, First Edition 1958. 1958.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original venetian blind patterned paper covered boards, white title and author lettering to the yellow cloth spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xvi] 62 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with light rubbing to the tips and corners, not price clipped $2.95. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXI Number 9 | September, 1960 | H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'.

Includes Short Stories by: H. E. Bates; V. S. Pritchett; Joan Aiken; Edmund Gilligan; Youngman Carter; Ray Bradbury

(Book #ID 100895)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition September, 1960. 1960.

First edition in publisher's original colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Preludes for Memnon

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83438)

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, First Edition 1931. 1931.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9½'' x 6½''. Contains 112 printed pages of text. Very light off-setting to the end leaves. Near Fine condition book in near Very Good condition dust wrapper with old sello repair to the top of the spine which extends down the rear gutter, small nicks to the edges, not price clipped $2.50. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Time in the Rock; Preludes to Definition [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83437)

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, First Edition 1936. 1936.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original dark brown cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9½'' x 6½''. Contains [xii] 138 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with short closed tear to the top rear gutter, rubs to the corners and spine ends, not price clipped $2.50. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Bobby and Margaret with much love from Conrad, Christmas 1936.' Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Ushant: An Essay [Signed + Proverb]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83440)

Published New York & Boston: Duell, Sloan and Pearce / Little, Brown and Company First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 365 printed pages of text. Near Fine condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with old tape repairs to the spine ends and top rear corner, not price clipped $4.50. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Bobby and Margaret from Conrad, Christmas 1952'. Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Loosely enclosed is a flimsy sheet of blue paper with an eight line proverb written by Aiken [the same hand and biro as the ink dedication to the book], which he may have gleaned from The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Woman's Journal | March, 1965 | H. E. Bates 'Garden of a Thousand Camellias'; Janet Dunbar 'Atlantic Island'; Susan Graham 'Clever Cookery with an Irish Accent'; Helen Hughes 'Test of Love'; Joan Aiken 'Conspiracy for Two'; Maurice Woodruff 'The Stars Look Down'.

Illustrated Feature Articles and Short Stories by H. E. Bates; Janet Dunbar; Susan Graham; Helen Hughes; Joan Aiken; Maurice Woodruff

(Book #ID 101031)

Published by Fleetway Publications The Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London First Edition March, 1965. 1965.

Publisher's colour paper printed stapled wrappers with flat back spine. 12" x 10". Monochrome photographs throughout. Illustrated feature articles and short stories by H. E. Bates 'Garden of a Thousand Camellias'; Janet Dunbar 'Atlantic Island'; Susan Graham 'Clever Cookery with an Irish Accent'; Helen Hughes 'Test of Love'; Joan Aiken 'Conspiracy for Two'; Maurice Woodruff 'The Stars Look Down'. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy The Short Story Magazine Volume XIX Number 9 September 1958.

Cledwyn Hughes, Geoffrey Household; Felicien Marceau, Paul Gallico, Joan Aiken [Contribute to:]

(Book #ID 46375)

Published by The Amalgamated Press, Farringdon Street, London September 1958. 1958.

Publisher's original colour card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. A little tanning to the page margins, without any rubbing of the paper to the spine tips and in Very Good condition. We currently hold 70 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles in stock. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXI Number 9 | September, 1960 | H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'.

Includes Short Stories by: H. E. Bates; V. S. Pritchett; Joan Aiken; Edmund Gilligan; Youngman Carter; Ray Bradbury

(Book #ID 46382)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition September, 1960. 1960.

First edition in publisher's original colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXI Number 9 | September, 1960 | H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'.

Includes Short Stories by: H. E. Bates; V. S. Pritchett; Joan Aiken; Edmund Gilligan; Youngman Carter; Ray Bradbury

(Book #ID 46383)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition September, 1960. 1960.

First edition in publisher's original colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXII Number 7 | July, 1961 | by H. E. Bates 'The Ring of Truth', Ray Bradbury 'The Illustrated Woman', Joan Aiken 'Five Green Moons', Victor Canning 'Chicken Breast Pattern', Malcolm MacDonald 'Golden Oriole'.

Includes Short Stories by: H. E. Bates, Ray Bradbury, Joan Aiken, Victor Canning, Malcolm MacDonald

(Book #ID 46386)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition July, 1961. 1961.

First edition in publisher's original new format single colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Illustrated. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'The Ring of Truth', Ray Bradbury 'The Illustrated Woman', Joan Aiken 'Five Green Moons', Victor Canning 'Chicken Breast Pattern', Malcolm MacDonald 'Golden Oriole'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy The Short Story Magazine Volume XXII Number 9 September 1961.

Lionel Hale, Darrell Bates, Joan Aiken, Arthur Mayse, Brian Friel [Contribute to:]

(Book #ID 46387)

Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London September 1961. 1961.

Publisher's original colour card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. A little tanning to the page margins, minor rubbing of the paper to the spine tips and in Very Good condition. We currently hold 70 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles in stock. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Mystery of Mr Jones's Disappearing Taxi as Told in Jackanory

Aiken, Joan [1924-2004] Illustrated by Quentin Blake [1932-] Bernard Cribbins

(Book #ID 48472)

Published by The British Broadcasting Corporation 35 Marylebone High Street, London First Edition 1982. London 1982.

First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card covers. 8vo 8'' x 5'' 64 printed pages of text. ISBN 0340275332. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings and in Very Good condition with a little crazing of the front card cover down the upper spine edge, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Winter Sleepwalker and Other Stories

Aiken, Joan [1924-2004] Illustrated by Quentin Blake

(Book #ID 97293)

Published by Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square, London First Edition 1994. 1994.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original aqua marine covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 10'' x 7''. Eight original fairy tales by local crime author Joan Aiken illustrated by Quentin Blake. Contains 96 printed pages of text with colour illustrations to almost every page. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper with tiny nick to the bottom of the spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0224036750

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            John Creasey's Crime Collection 1984; An Anthology by Members of The Crime Writers' Association

Harris, Herbert [Edited by] Contributions by: Joan Aiken, Eric Ambler, Celia Dale, Michael Gilbert, Peter Godfrey, Palma Harcourt, Herbert Harris, etc.

(Book #ID 69410)

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, London First Edition 1984. London 1984.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original crimson paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 187 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Skylight One. Fifteen Poems [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83445)

Published by John Lehmann Ltd., 25 Gilbert Street, London First English Edition 1951. London 1951.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original pale turquoise cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering on black background to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. One of 1,200 copies. Contains 63 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with two short closed tears to the front cover, not price clipped 7s 6d. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Bobby and Margaret - belatedly! with love from Conrad 1960'. Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXIV Number 3 | March, 1963 | H. E. Bates 'Captain Poop Deck's Paradise'; Jack Cope 'Ekaterina'; Ray Bradbury 'Come Into My Cellar'; Arthur C. Clarke 'Ape About the House'; Joan Aiken 'Lodging for the Night'; V. S. Pritchett 'Noisy in the Doghouse'.

Includes Short Stories and Articles by: H. E. Bates; Jack Cope; Ray Bradbury; Arthur C. Clarke; Joan Aiken; V. S. Pritchett.

(Book #ID 100903)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition March, 1963. 1963.

First edition in publisher's original new format single colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Illustrated. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'Captain Poop Deck's Paradise'; Jack Cope 'Ekaterina'; Ray Bradbury 'Come Into My Cellar'; Arthur C. Clarke 'Ape About the House'; Joan Aiken 'Lodging for the Night'; V. S. Pritchett 'Noisy in the Doghouse'. Minor rubbing of the card covering to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXII Number 7 | July, 1961 | by H. E. Bates 'The Ring of Truth', Ray Bradbury 'The Illustrated Woman', Joan Aiken 'Five Green Moons', Victor Canning 'Chicken Breast Pattern', Malcolm MacDonald 'Golden Oriole'.

Includes Short Stories and Articles by: H. E. Bates, Ray Bradbury, Joan Aiken, Victor Canning, Malcolm MacDonald

(Book #ID 100898)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition July, 1961. 1961.

First edition in publisher's original new format single colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Illustrated. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'The Ring of Truth', Ray Bradbury 'The Illustrated Woman', Joan Aiken 'Five Green Moons', Victor Canning 'Chicken Breast Pattern', Malcolm MacDonald 'Golden Oriole'. Small piece of card missing to the bottom corner of the front cover and in Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Soldier; A Poem [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83443)

Published by Editions Poetry London / Nicholson & Watson, First English Edition 1946. London 1946.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original caramel cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. Contains 40 printed pages of text. Tiny rubs to the spine tips. Very near Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with one small tear to the top of the spine, not price clipped 4/6. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Bobby and Margaret from Conrad, Christmas 1946.' Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Data Reverse Engineering; Slaying the Legacy Dragon

Aiken, Peter H.

(Book #ID 93583)

Published by McGraw-Hill, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, USA First Edition 1996. 1996.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated glazed boards. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 393 printed pages of text with monochrome diagrams and charts throughout. In Fine condition no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0070007489

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            A Heart for the Gods of Mexico [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.' [John Austen Illustrated Dust Wrapper].

(Book #ID 83444)

Published by Martin Secker Publisher to The Richards Press, 8 Charles Street, St. James's Square, London First Edition 1939. London 1939.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original nutmeg cloth covers, navy title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8¼'' x 6''. Contains [xvi] 157 printed pages of text. Two small fox spots to the fore edge. Very Good condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with tiny nicks to the top rear cover, not price clipped 6s. Only 1000 copies were printed and no other edition was produced until the 1964 collected edition of Aiken's novels. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Bobby and Margaret from Conrad, January 1939'. Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XXI Number 9 | September, 1960 | H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'.

Includes Short Stories by: H. E. Bates; V. S. Pritchett; Joan Aiken; Edmund Gilligan; Youngman Carter; Ray Bradbury

(Book #ID 100894)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition September, 1960. 1960.

First edition in publisher's original colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Includes short stories by H. E. Bates 'The Day of the Tortoise'; V. S. Pritchett 'Stage Fall'; Joan Aiken 'Honeymaroon'; Edmund Gilligan 'Sea Bride'; Youngman Carter 'Dead Ringer'; Ray Bradbury 'Drummer Boy of Shiloh'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Centaurian Quest (Hale Science Fiction Series)

Elder, Michael [Michael Aiken Elder (30 April 1931 - 28 July 2004)]

(Book #ID 97743)

Published by Robert Hale Ltd., 63 Old Brompton Road, London First Edition 1975. 1975.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 189 printed pages of text. Small bumps to the spine ends and corners. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with rubbing to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped, £2.10. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0709146795

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            Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken [Double Signed]

Killorin, Joseph [Edited by] Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83434)

Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London First Edition 1978. 1978.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original custard paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the brown cloth spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xv] 350 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs on flat paper. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow closed tears to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped $15.00. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'June 5th, 1978 - With our love for Margaret Mackechnie from Joseph Killorin', 'and with best wishes of C. A. and M. H.' [third wife Mary Hoover 1937]. Wife Mary signed with artistic initials "C.A." for [4] him in 1978. Robert Mackechnie [Bobby had passed away] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0300021801

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            Time in the Rock; Preludes to Definition

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83436)

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, First Edition 1936. 1936.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original dark brown cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9½'' x 6½''. Contains [xii] 138 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with short closed tear and related crease line to the top front cover, small chip to the top of the spine, not price clipped $2.50. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            American Poetry 1922 | A Miscellany

Robert Frost; Carl Sandburg; Conrad Aiken; Amy Lowell et al.

(Book #ID 106285)

Published by Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square, London First Edition 1922. 1922.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original slate blue cloth covered boards, worn paper title label to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains (x)-2, 205 pp. Times book club labels to the end papers, spine age darkened and in Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Kid [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83439)

Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York First Edition 1947. 1947.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original nutmeg cloth covers, blue title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 32 [ii] printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small piece of paper missing to the top of the spine, minor rubs to the corners, not price clipped $2.00. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Margaret and Bobby with love and belated Christmas wishes from Mary and Conrad'. Third wife Mary Hoover 1937. Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Argosy | The Short Story Magazine of Complete Stories | Volume XX Number 10 | November, 1959 | Geoffrey Household 'Three of Castile'; H. E. Bates 'The Yellow Crab'; Barry Joynson Cork 'Night Flight'; Joan Aiken 'A Leg Full of Rubies'; Gerald Kersh 'Budaful Pest'; Paul Gallico 'Chef d'Oeuvre'; Mary Stewart 'My Brother Michael (First Part)'.

Includes Short Stories by: Geoffrey Household; H. E. Bates; Barry Joynson Cork; Joan Aiken; Gerald Kersh; Paul Gallico; Mary Stewart

(Book #ID 100893)

Published by The Amalgamated Press | Fleetway Publications Ltd., Farringdon Street, London First Edition November 1959. 1959.

First edition in publisher's original colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4¾''. Includes short stories by Geoffrey Household 'Three of Castile'; H. E. Bates 'The Yellow Crab'; Barry Joynson Cork 'Night Flight'; Joan Aiken 'A Leg Full of Rubies'; Gerald Kersh 'Budaful Pest'; Paul Gallico 'Chef d'Oeuvre'; Mary Stewart 'My Brother Michael (First Part)'. Minor rubbing of the paper to the spine ends and in Very Good condition. We currently hold in stock over 100 other Argosy Short Story Magazine titles. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Soldier; A Poem [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83442)

Published by The Poets of the Year, New Directions, Norfolk, Connecticut, First Edition 1944. 1944.

First edition in publisher's original grey card wrap covers [softback]. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 32 printed pages of text. Fine condition book very near in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped 50 cents. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Margaret and Bobby with our love as always, Conrad.' Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Ushant: An Essay [Signed]

Aiken, Conrad [Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 'Selected Poems.'

(Book #ID 83441)

Published New York & Boston: Duell, Sloan and Pearce / Little, Brown and Company First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 365 printed pages of text. Light foxing to the inside edges of the paste downs. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with tanning of the paper down the spine, small chips to the edges, short closed tear to the bottom edge of the front cover, the $4.50 has been snipped and now stamped $5.00. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'For Bobby and Margaret in part payment for Roses and Cabbages from Conrad, 1960.' Robert Mackechnie [Bobby] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author.

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            Monthly Letters; Volume III and IV

Aiken, Alfred

(Book #ID 83519)

Published by Hillier Press, Inc., Indiana First Edition 1980. Indiana 1980.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and front cover. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 240 printed pages of text. Light rubs and marking to the top of the fore edge and in very near Fine clean condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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