The Brazen Head

Some Fiction

The Ionian Mission
by Patrick O’Brian
Collins 1981 (first edition)
This hardback has a very good bright dust jacket with a very little wear. A Jack Aubrey story
Fen Country
Twenty-Six Stories by Edmund Crispin
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1979
Hardback with dust jacket in good condition
Foreword by Philip Larkin
by Julian Barnes
Jonathan Cape 1980 (first edition)
Hardback with very light shop wear to dust jacket

Noah’s Ark
by Barbara Trapido
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1984 Signed first edition
Hardback with very good dust jacket
Tales of the Supernatural
Pan Books 1945 (first edition)
Paperback collection of five tales by Bulwer Lytton, Maupassant, Pushkin, William Austin and Robert Louis Stevenson. A lovely copy
Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories by J.G. Ballard
Jonathan Cape 1976 (first edition)
Hardback with fine dust jacket. Ex-library but a lovely copy.

Phocas the Gardener
by Paul Bourquin
Faber and Faber 1969 (first edition)
Hardback with dust jacket designed by Edward Bawden. Jacket good with just a little marking and discolouration.
The Hours After Noon
by Paul Bowles
Heinemann 1959 (first edition)
A collection of short stories by the author of The Sheltering Sky. A hardback with a fine and striking dust jacket.
The Dreaming Suburb
by R. F. Delderfield
Hodder and Stoughton 1958 (first edition)
A lovely hardback with a very good dust jacket with a little wear to extremities and tear to rear flap but all intact.

Queen Sheba’s Ring
by H Rider Haggard
Eveleigh Nash 1910 (first edition)
Hardback without a jacket, externally very good with just a ittle wear to extremities. Internally good with some foxing. Sunning to front end papers and partly removed ownership plate.
The Volcanoes Above Us
by Normal Lewis
Jonathan Cape 1957 (first edition)
Signed hardback with dust jacket which has a little bumping, rubbing and chipping to extremities, and some sunning. A nice, attractive copy
Pixel Juice
by Jeff Noon
Doubleday 1998 (first edition)
A signed hardback with a fine and striking dust jacket.

Wonderful Mrs Marriott by Josephine Bell
Longmans, Green and Co 1948 (first edition)
Hardback with dust jacket which has some wear to extremities and slight tears
The World of Thrush Green by Miss Read
Michael Joseph 1988 (first edition)
A beautiful hardback with fine dust jacket signed by the author, including chapters on the setting, where the characters live and even recipes. Illustrated by John S Goodall.
The October Country
by Ray Bradbury
Rupert Hart-Davis 1957 (second impression)
This hardback collection of short stories is beautifully illustrated with drawings by Joe Mugnaini. He also designed the dust jacket which is chipped and torn in places, but largely in tact.
Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said
by Philip K. Dick
Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1974 (first edition)
A Hardback with dust jacket which has wear to extremities including some chipping and portions missing from the base of the spine and bottom left and right hand corners of the rear. A small tear to the front.