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A collection of 43 books, various 8vo editions including firsts and reprints, Hodder & Stoughton, Thomas Nelson & Sons, and other imprints, fiction and non-fiction titles. Includes: The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915, William Blackwood & Sons) First Edition, 8vo, pp. 253 plus publisher's advert leaf, soiled, bumped and rubbed light blue cloth, mostly marginal foxing and toning; The Dancing Floor (1926, H&S) with signed gift inscription to Grieve by the author; one of two firsts offered of The Massacre at Glencoe (1933, Peter Davies Ltd) with author's dedication to historian George Trevelyan. Also: Buchan's first novel Sir Quixote of the Moors (1895, T. F. Unwin), First Edition in the original decorated cloth; a First of Prester John (1910) [&] Sick Heart River (1941), original dust jacket; The Three Hostages (1924); biographies of Sir Walter Ralegh (1911) and the [marquess of] Montrose (1950 reprint).
All with general shelfware and signs of use, bumped and rubbed but generally sound copies in publisher's cloth bindings, a few with dust jackets. Lot includes four biographies (43).