We offer books by and about Henry Williamson and some related titles, including books by Richard Jefferies. (Find books by and about Jefferies by entering 'jefferies' in the search box in the left menu column.)

 

We will not be specialising in first editions and collectors items (though they may appear), but instead offer 'reading' copies at affordable prices. Further titles will be added as they become available.

 

The descriptions of condition are given in good faith, but are fairly basic; we are not professional second-hand booksellers! If a book is found to be not as described it may be returned within 7 days of receipt for a full refund. Please let us know by email (books@henrywilliamson.co.uk) prior to dispatch if you decide to return a book.

 

Under 'Product details' for individual books we have generally used the original publishers' blurbs for either the first or other editions, as these are interesting in themselves; while for anyone wishing to delve a little deeper, we have added, where available, a link to Anne Williamson's consideration of the book, together with the background to its writing, in her series 'A Life's Work'.

 

Note that all books are by Henry Williamson, unless otherwise stated.

 

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Second-hand books

The Village Book

Hardback, Jonathan Cape, The Traveller's Library, 1937

Book condition: lacking the dust wrapper, edges a little marked, but otherwise a nice copy.

Price: £1.75

The Dream of Fair Women

Hardback, Faber, The Faber Library, revised edition, 1933.

Book condition: lacks the dust wrapper, spine and front edge slightly marked by foxing, otherwise a nice tight copy.

Price: £2.50

The Beautiful Years

Hardback, Faber, The Faber Library, reprint of revised edition, 1935.

Book condition: Front hinge repaired with sticky tape and inside covers front and back have marks suggesting that it was perhaps a library copy, though there are no stamps. A reading copy only.

Price: £1.50

The Phasian Bird

Hardback, Faber and Faber, 1948; first edition.

Book condition: lacking the dust wrapper, small nick at top of spine, contemporary inscription on front inside cover: 'W. Shutter (?), Stiffkey, June 1949' (HW farmed at Stiffkey, of course, so it's quite likely they knew one another). Internally fine.

Price: £2.00

The Sun in the Sands

Hardback, Faber & Faber, first edition, 1945

Book condition: lacking the dust wrapper, covers worn, spine split and frontispiece missing. A reading copy only.

Price: £1.00

The Story of a Norfolk Farm

Hardback, Readers' Union by arrangement with Faber & Faber, reprint 1942.

Book condition: lacking dust wrapper, top of back cover bent affecting also pages towards the end, spine worn. Good reading copy.

Price: £1.50

The Sun in the Sands

Hardback, Faber & Faber, second impression, December 1945; with a portrait frontispiece.

Book condition: lacking the dust wrapper, but otherwise good tight copy. Also inserted are two newspaper clippings, one being the Daily Telegraph's obituary of HW by David Holloway.

Price: £2.50

The Star-born

Hardback, Faber, revised edition, 1948; with illustrations by Mildred E. Eldridge.

Book condition: dust wrapper worn and creased with a tear at the top of the spine without loss; cloth a little faded, otherwise a nice copy.

Price: £11.50

Tales of a Devon Village

Hardback, Faber and Faber, reprinted June 1946.

Book condition: a nice copy with dust wrapper.

Price: £4.50

The Pathway

Hardback, Jonathan Cape, fourth impression, 1929.

Book condition: spine split along front and covers worn. A reading copy.

Price: £1.50

Tarka the Otter

Hardback, The Bodley Head, new edition, 1975; illustrated by C. F. Tunnicliffe

Book condition: very good, with dustwrapper. Some foxing to edges. Inserted is a two-page clipping from the Sunday Telegraph Magazine (Dec. 1978) on the making of the film Tarka the Otter, with colour photos. This appeared shortly before the film's premiere. The clipping has caused some staining to the front fly leaf and front flap of the dust wrapper.

Price: £5.00

The Linhay on the Downs

Hardback, Jonathan Cape, First edition, 1934.

Book condition: lacks the dust wrapper, covers marked and spine faded (as usual); some foxing to the first and last few pages.

Price: £6.00

Tales of Moorland and Estuary

Hardback, Macdonald, 1953; first edition, illustrated by Broom Lynne.

Book condition: a nice copy, with dust wrapper. Some slight foxing to edges. Top of front flyleaf has unfortunately been clipped, presumably to remove an inscription.

Price: £7.50

Salar the Salmon

Hardback, Faber and Faber, 1944; first edition in this format (war economy standard paper)

Book condition: very good, but lacks dust wrapper.

Price: £2.00

Henry Williamson: A Portrait

by Daniel Farson. Paperback, Robinson Publishing, 1986

Book condition: spine creased; at some point the entire book has been bent, though this will probably straighten if pressed. Front edge a little marked, but otherwise a sound copy. Also included are two cuttings: the first, from the Radio Times (5-11 March 1983) a page feature by Daniel Farson on that week's Omnibus programme on HW; and the second, source not known, an article by Gordon Watkins on HW, 'Hunted by War'.

Price: £2.50

The Scandaroon

Hardback, Macdonald, first edition, 1972; with illustrations by Ken Lilly.

Book condition: dust wrapper creased and has a small tear at top, edges foxed. An ex-library copy with library stamp on title page and the loan sheet untidily torn from front free endpaper.

Price: £1.00
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