DOYLE, Arthur Conan. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, London: George Newnes, 1892. Large 8°, illustrations by Sydney Paget, original blue cloth gilt (a little soiled and rubbed), g.e. FIRST EDITION.
WALLACE, Edgar. The Four Just Men, London: Tallis Press, 1905. 8°, competition entry form still present at end (spotting throughout), original yellow cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in black with title and advertisement offering £500 for the best solution of the mystery (binding a little soiled and rubbed).
FORSTER, E. M. A Passage to India, London: Edward Arnold, 1924. 8° (title spotted), original red ribbed cloth, upper cover and spine titled in black (extremities lightly rubbed, inner hinges split). FIRST EDITION. Kirkpatrick Forster A10.
HUGHES, Richard. A High Wind in Jamaica, London: Chatto and Windus, 1929. 8°, original green cloth (covers slightly soiled and discoloured), dust-jacket. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.
GREENE, Graham. Stamboul Train, London: William Heinemann, 1932. 8°, original black cloth, spine gilt-lettered (crease mark to spine, spine block slightly twisted); It's a Battlefield, London: William Heinemann, 1934. 8°, original black cloth, spine gilt-lettered. BOTH FIRST EDITIONS, the latter a fine copy.
WAUGH, Evelyn. A Handful of Dust, London: Chapman and Hall, 1934. 8°, frontispiece, author's clipped signature laid down on title, original red patterned cloth (spine block slightly twisted). FIRST EDITION.
ORWELL, George. [Eric Blair]. Animal Farm, London: Secker and Warburg, 1945. 8°, original green cloth, spine lettered laterally in white (extremities a little faded, contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper), dust-jacket. Fenwick p. 98.
With 74 other books, a large number by Evelyn Waugh, most first editions, most in original cloth, a few with dust-jackets. (82)