Tag Archives: Dust Jacket

Will Bird’s “And We Go On” (1930)….

A recent addition to the collection here: a lovely first edition of Will Bird’s novel And We Go On (1930) in the extremely rare dustjacket.  This example is chipped, battered, clumsily-tape-repaired and scribbled-upon, but it’s just scarce enough that I’m … Continue reading

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All Else is Folly 1st UK signed by Acland…

On the 17th April Alan Hewer over at Great War Dust Jackets wrote: I last saw Acland’s ‘All Else is Folly’ in John Marrin’s Catalogue no.48 where it was priced at £85. I failed to buy it then as I … Continue reading

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The Great War As I Saw It by Canon Scott 2nd Edition Dust Jacket….

One of the sub-genres of the literature of the Great War that is beginning to exert its pull upon me is the writing of padres, chaplains, ministers, priests, lay-preachers, and ah…other associated sky-pilots.  As a child, my religious instruction was … Continue reading

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God’s Sparrows by Philip Child – 1st UK Dustjacket…

Just arrived today (and wedged into my mailbox with the sort of contempt only Canada Post can muster; no ill effects to report, other than to my blood-pressure). Philip Child’s first two novels, The Village of Souls (1933) and God’s … Continue reading

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All Else is Folly – First UK Edition Dust Jacket….

We’ve been on compassionate leave from Field Punishment for the past few months, but that doesn’t mean our obsessive collecting has slowed a jot.  We recently added a spectacular copy of the first British edition of Peregrine Acland’s All Else … Continue reading

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A Further Note on the Grosset & Dunlap Edition of Folly…

I came across this wrapper in a dealer’s catalogue early this morning.  This particular example is wrapped around a copy of The Maltese Falcon (which is way out of my price range) but that offers some evidence of why the Grosset & … Continue reading

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All Else is Folly – American 1st Edition Dust Jacket…

Below is an image of the 1st American edition dust jacket: Coward McGann, 1929.  I’ve used the image taken from Brian Busby’s blog, The Dusty Bookcase, as this image is less faded than mine.  I believe he sourced the image originally … Continue reading

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