£2.50 for Return of the Jedi and £5.00 for a fine copy of Doctor Who
A selection of hardbacks all early 20th century editions in very attractive printed boards all in very good condition. Don’t even think of paying silly prices for paperback reprints, these titles are available for £15.00 each. I should have taken a photo of the spines as they all have great illustrations on them, these are very attractive books.
Given recent history it is a pity that Alfred E Neuman didn’t run for President.
The MAD Reader – £2.50, was MAD magazine really written for children, I know I was an addict in the early 60’s but the humour was very wide.
The Hardy Boys by Franklin W Dixon #65 The Outlaws Silver #34 The Mystery of the Chinese Junk, #25 Hunting for Hidden Gold £2.00 each #3 The Haunted Fort £2.50.
Star Trek by James Blish – Spock Must Die £2.50
SPACE:1999 – Breakaway by EC Tubb £3.00
TUESDAY Adventure by John Pudney a Scottie Book “Fred and I Hunt Down a gang of Sinister Traitors” What else would you do in your school hols? £7.50
Frank Richards – Billy Bunter Sportsman and Billy Bunter and the School Rebellion both Merlin paperbacks £5.00 each.
Mervyn Skipper – The Meeting Pool – Puffin 1st £5.00
The Mad Frontier and Mad’s Don Martin Comes on Strong both published by Signet at £2.50 each. I remember one issue of the magazine gave away a full sheet of “Alfred E Neuman 4 President stamps” at the time that postage (I don’t thing we had classes then) was 4d. I used them on my Christmas cards and the PO delivered them all. Funny that the idea of Alfred E. Neuman for president seems so main stream today.
Thames Williamson (is that really his name?) North After Seals – Puffin 1st £2.50. I am presuming in this book they don’t club the babies to death.
Biggles Air Commodore – Capt. W E Johns Armada 1st £5.00
Needless to say, I have many (too numerous to list) Bond titles in stock. I nearly bought a hard back first with dj of Octopussy yesterday then I noticed it had 30 pages missing, also I have a perfect copy in my shop anyway. These two are; Live and Let Die 20th 1965 £2.50 and The Spy Who Loved Me 1st at £2.50.
Gladwell Richardson who I have never heard of, apparently was extremely prolific and respected in the Western Genre, though despite 190 listings on ABE, this title is not one of them, Trigger Fingers £3.00.
Puffin 34 – Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson £2.50.
Fehrenbach, The Battle of Anzio £2.50
Ronald Johnston; The Wrecking of Offshore Five £2.50
and bringing up the rear; The Prince’s Person by Roger Peyrefitte £2.00
Should I continue listing a mixture or should I try to list similar books. This lot ranges from “Children’s” to “Adult” with everything in between.