Browse by Subject Category—Fiction

Compass of Youth

John J Lavin's first novel, set in Edinburgh
John J Lavin, dustwrapper by Ley Kenyon
Museum Press, London, 1953
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Basement Room and Other Stories

1935, first printing and the basis of The Fallen Idol
Graham Greene
The Cresset Press, London, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Tale of a Manor and other sketches

The first UK edition of Selma Lagerlof's 1899 novel
Selma Lagerlof, translated by C Field
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Cornish Novels of Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca, My Cousin Rachel, Jamaica Inn, and Frenchman's Creek
Daphne du Maurier, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
The Folio Society, London, 2008
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

The Ship

C S Forester's classic Second World War novel
C S Forester
Michael Joseph, London, 1943
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Land God Gave to Cain

Hammond Innes' thriller in a nice clean dustwrapper
Hammond Innes
Collins, London, 1958
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Accidental

Uncorrected Proof copy
Ali Smith
Hamish Hamilton, London, 2005
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions | Uncorrected proof

The House in Dormer Forest

Volume 4 of the Collected Works of Mary Webb
Mary Webb, with an introduction by The Rev H R L Sheppard
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Vanity Fair

1869, two volumes in the original green cloth
William Makepeace Thackeray, illustrated by the author
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1869
On Hold
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Thief of Bagdad

Based on the Douglas Fairbanks film
Achmed Abdullah
Hutchinson, London, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover

12 books from Paper + Ink

including Oscar Wilde, Herman Melville, D H Lawrence etc etc
Various, also including Mark Twain, Rudolfs Blaumanis, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, and Vazha-Pshavela
Paper + Ink, London, 2017
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Port of London Murders

A classic Wapping murder story
Josephine Bell
Longmans, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Black August

Dennis Wheatley's first Gregory Sallust thriller
Dennis Wheatley
Hutchinson, London, 1950
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Disaster

A novel inspired by the 1966 Aberfan diaster
John Summers
New English Library, London, 1970
Fiction | Soft Cover | First thus

Romola (Signed copy)

Signed by the editor, Leonee Ormond
George Eliot, edited by Leonee Ormond
J M Dent, London, 1999
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First thus

What is Love?

A romance from the creator of the Provincial Lady
E M Delafield
Macmillan, London, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Blessington Method (Signed copy)

Signed by Stanley Ellin, ten strange tales
Stanley Ellin
Random House, New York, 1964
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Helen, A Tale

An early edition (1838) of Maria Edgeworth's late novel
Maria Edgeworth
Richard Bentley, London, 1838
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Maze

Philip Macdonald's exercise in detection
Philip Macdonald
Collins Crime Club, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover


with additional characters from the fifth edition of 1629, and the sixth edition of 1633.
John Earle, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

Memento Mori

1959, first edition but with marked covers
Muriel Spark
Macmillan, London, 1959
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Tale of Genji

Contains all six novels of the Genji saga
Lady Murasaki, translated by Arthur Waley
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1957
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Seed Beneath the Snow

An anti-fascist novel from Ignazio Silone
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye
Jonathan Cape, London, 1943
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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