Fiction / Prewar from Aucott & Thomas

New Arrivals

image of City of encounters: a London divertissement

City of encounters: a London divertissement

by Burke, Thomas

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1932
Condition
Poor with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
£12.77

Show Details

Description:
Constable & Co. Ltd.. Poor with no dust jacket. 1932. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, in a library binding of orange cloth with gilt titles. 372 pages, 11 essays .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.77
image of The Penguin complete short stories of Franz Kafka

The Penguin complete short stories of Franz Kafka

by Kafka, Franz; Glatzer, Nathan (ed.)

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780140090086
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Penguin. Very Good. 1983. First Edition. Softcover. 0140090088 . Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine a little faded, card covers rubbed at corners, pages age-toned, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 486 pages, notes, bibliography .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of The finger of destiny: and other stories

The finger of destiny: and other stories

by Snell, Edmund

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£31.94

Show Details

Description:
Quality Press Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in turquoise cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 252 pages .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£31.94
image of A deal with the devil

A deal with the devil

by Phillpotts, Eden

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1928
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
New edition
Item Price
£25.55

Show Details

Description:
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1928. New edition. Hardcover. Clean, small format hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, boards rubbed at edges, spine sunned, pages tanned. 224 pages .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£25.55
image of Defy the foul fiend or, misadventures of a heart

Defy the foul fiend or, misadventures of a heart

by Collier, John

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1934
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; Third Printing
Item Price
£10.22

Show Details

Description:
Macmillan and Co., Limited. Fair with no dust jacket. 1934. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, boards slightly bowed, cloth rubbed at corners, bookplate on front pastedown. 368 pages .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£10.22
image of His monkey wife: or, married to a chimp

His monkey wife: or, married to a chimp

by Collier, John

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
New edition
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Rupert Hart-Davis. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1957. New edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with silver-gilt titles, no inscriptions. 186 pages, foreword by Osbert Sitwell .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of Gup Bahadur

Gup Bahadur

by Mundy, Talbot

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1929
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£19.16

Show Details

Description:
Hutchinson. Good with no dust jacket. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, fox-spotting to some pages, no inscriptions. 292 pages. No printed date, but this was never reprinted, so we are sure this is the 1929 first edition .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£19.16
image of A husband for Kutani

A husband for Kutani

by Owen, Frank

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
£10.22

Show Details

Description:
U.S.A: Lee Furman, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1938. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with yellow titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 200 pages. 4 short stories of goings-on in the Mysterious East .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£10.22
image of The Camberwell miracle

The Camberwell miracle

by Beresford, J. D.

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Second Printing
Item Price
£19.16

Show Details

Description:
William Heinemann. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in purple cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, pencilled name/address on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. vi + 328 pages .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£19.16
image of The meeting place: and other stories

The meeting place: and other stories

by Beresford, J. D.

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1933
Condition
Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
Cheap edition
Item Price
£19.16

Show Details

Description:
Faber & Faber. Good in Good dust jacket. 1933. Cheap edition. Hardcover. Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with some light fox-spotting, no inscriptions, in a priceclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the corners & dulled at the spine. 410 pages. 26 short stories, with an afterword by the author .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£19.16
image of The chief of the herd

The chief of the herd

by Mukerji, Dhan Gopal

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1929
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
J. M. Dent & Sons. Good with no dust jacket. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, 'Birkbeck College' gilt roundel to front board, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and some discoloration, prize plate on front endpaper verso, no inscriptions. xii + 168 pages, 6 full page and many… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of The younger brother of Li-Tuan-Dinh

The younger brother of Li-Tuan-Dinh

by Edmond-About, Noele

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good in Poor dust jacket
Edition
First English Edition
Item Price
£19.16

Show Details

Description:
Sampson Low, Marston & Company. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. 1946. First English Edition. Hardcover. Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a very tatty unclipped dustjacket - badly torn with loss at the rear panel & spine ends. Book itself appears little used. 188 page novel, set in the Far East,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£19.16
image of Stories, essays & poems. Everyman no. 940

Stories, essays & poems. Everyman no. 940

by de la Mare, Walter

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
£7.66

Show Details

Description:
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1938. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped and creased at the edges and has minor loss at spine ends and foldovers. xx + 366 pages plus 16 pages publisher's… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£7.66
image of The riddle and other stories

The riddle and other stories

by de la Mare, Walter

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1928
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Second Printing
Item Price
£10.22

Show Details

Description:
Faber & Faber Limited. Good with no dust jacket. 1928. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, page edges foxed, no inscriptions. 280 pages .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£10.22
image of The celestial omnibus: and other stories

The celestial omnibus: and other stories

by Forster, E. M.

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1920
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Third Printing
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Sidgwick & Jackson. Fair with no dust jacket. 1920. Reprint; Third Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback bound in brown cloth with black titles & decoration, cloth is worn at corners and splitting at spine edges, pencilled name & faint 'sold' stamp on front endpaper, else internally very good. vii + 164 pages + 4pp adverts .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of Nixey's harlequin

Nixey's harlequin

by Coppard, A. E.

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Jonathan Cape. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in black quarter cloth over multicoloured paper on boards, paper spine label, minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 296 pages. Flier for 'Fares please!' by the same author tipped in at rear .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of Career

Career

by Baum, Vicki

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Second Printing
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Geoffrey Bles. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1942. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the corners. 352 pages. English translation by Basil Creighton .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of Prince of Adventurers

Prince of Adventurers

by Savage, Henry

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Readers Library. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1930. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor chipping at the corners. A very well preserved copy, appears little used. 252 pages. Novel of the film, undated but the film came out in 1927, so around… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of Kan doktorn komma?

Kan doktorn komma?

by Wallquist, Einar

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
New edition
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Sweden: Albert Bonniers vorlag. Good. 1954. New edition. Softcover. Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 230 pages. Text in Swedish .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94
image of The life book of Mary Watt

The life book of Mary Watt

by Inchfawn, Fay

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good in Poor dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
£8.94

Show Details

Description:
Ward Lock & Co. Ltd. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. 1935. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a prize certificate on the front endpaper, fox-spotting at the closed page edges, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which unfortunately has most of the backstrip missing. 256 page gloopy religious… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.94