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M. R. James: An Informal Portrait., Cox,  Michael (M. R. James)
1 Cox, Michael (M. R. James)M. R. James: An Informal Portrait. 27211
Oxford University Press: Oxford. 1983.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Biography: 268 pages.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for background spine fade (brown to green).

Price: 95.00 GBP
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The Ghosts & Scholars M. R. James Newsletter no 15., GHOSTS & SCHOLARS M. R. JAMES NEWSLETTER,  (ed. Rosemary Pardoe)
2 GHOSTS & SCHOLARS M. R. JAMES NEWSLETTER, (ed. Rosemary Pardoe)The Ghosts & Scholars M. R. James Newsletter no 15. 42412
Haunted Library Publication: Chester. 2009 (May).
First edition.
Stapled pictorial wrappers.
Issue 15. M. R. Jamesian news, articles and reviews. 52 pages. Haunted Library publication no 77.

Fine (as new) copy but for a little tape residue on back cover.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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A Pleasing Terror: The Complete Supernatural Writings of M. R. James., James,  M. R.
3 James, M. R.A Pleasing Terror: The Complete Supernatural Writings of M. R. James. 06775
Ash-Tree Press. 2001.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
712 pages. Edited, and with a Preface by Christopher Roden and Barbara Roden; introduction by Steve Duffy; A Memoir of Montague Rhodes James by S. G. Lubbock. Includes all the stories found in the original four volumes, plus other uncollected ghost stories, story fragments, twelve medieval ghost stories, plus numerous non-fiction articles by the author, plus The Five Jars, (his delightful supernatural novel for younger people). Auditor and Impresario (a spoof on Dr Faustus from the pages of The Cambridge Review), plus appendices, and a selected bibliography. All the stories are newly annotated, and there are thirty-three illustrations by Paul Lowe.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 295.00 GBP
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Eton And King's: Recollections, Mostly Trivial 1875-1925., James,  M. R.
4 James, M. R.Eton And King's: Recollections, Mostly Trivial 1875-1925. 17740
Ash-Tree Press. 2005.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
First published in 1926 and not reprinted till now, this new edition is fully indexed by Rosemary and Darrell Pardoe, who also contribute a new six-page introduction. A further article by James ''New And Old In Cambridge'' is added as an appendix. 350 copies printed.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 50.00 GBP
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Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary., James,  M. R.
5 James, M. R.Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary. 10862
Edward Arnold: London. 1904.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Original beige linen, stamped in black and red, with overlapping fore-edges. With four illustrations by James McBryde and sixteen page inserted publisher's catalogue dated November 1904 at the back of the book.

Front cover a little marked, endpapers and half-title page show light spotting, a VG+ copy.

Price: 1495.00 GBP
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More Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary (stamped ''Presentation Copy'')., James,  M. R.
6 James, M. R.More Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary (stamped ''Presentation Copy''). 13546
Edward Arnold: London. 1911.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] [1-2] 3-274 [275-276: ads] + 24-page publisher's catalogue dated ''Autumn, 1911'' inserted at rear, original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Stamped ''Presentation Copy'' on title page.

Free endpapers a little browned, rear cover a little marked, light occasional spotting to first couple of pages, a solid VG copy.

Price: 495.00 GBP
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The Five Jars (+ promotional leaflet)., James,  M. R.
7 James, M. R.The Five Jars (+ promotional leaflet). 03024
Ash-Tree Press. 1995.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Reprint of the 1922 edition, with a new six-page introduction by Rosemary Pardoe. The very first Ash-Tree Press hardcover book published, after the (very scarce) Lady Stanhope's Manuscript (card wrappers) issued the year before. 300 numbered copies printed. This is no 171. With the original publisher's leaflet promoting the book laid in

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket with publisher's four page prospectus laid in.

Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Five Jars., James,  M. R.
8 James, M. R.The Five Jars. 15519
Edward Arnold: London. 1922.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Seven inserted plates with illustrations by Gilbert James, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, fore-edge rough trimmed, bottom edge untrimmed.

''a semi-juvenile story told in the form of a long letter to a young friend... Light, fanciful, mildly ironic, and very pleasurable reading'' (Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 914).


Both free endpapers browning, a solid VG+ (or better) copy.

Price: 195.00 GBP
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The Ghost Stories Of M. R. James: Selected By Michael Cox.., James,  M. R.
9 James, M. R.The Ghost Stories Of M. R. James: Selected By Michael Cox.. 04860
Tiger Books: London. 1991.
Reprint.
Oversize hardcover.
First published in 1986. Selected and edited by Michael Cox: illustrated by Rosalind Caldecott. 224 pages.

Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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M. R. James - Book Of The Supernatural., James,  M. R.  (ed. Peter Haining)
10 James, M. R. (ed. Peter Haining)M. R. James - Book Of The Supernatural. 15354
Foulsham: London. 1979.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Oversize hardcover.
Edited by Peter Haining: introduction by Sir John Betjeman. B/w illustrations throughout.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 25.00 GBP
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Masters Of Fantasy 3: M. R. James., James,  M. R. (ed. Richard Dalby)
11 James, M. R. (ed. Richard Dalby)Masters Of Fantasy 3: M. R. James. 42013
The British Fantasy Society (BFS). 1987.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Stapled pictorial wrappers.
24-pages: Miscellany of material by and about M. R. James including an essay by Dalby, ''Ghosts-Treat Them Gently,'' an article by James, and ''A School Story,'' a ghost story by James first collected in More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1911). BFS booklet no. 10.

Near fine (NF) copy, a little sun-fading to the covers.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Masters Of Fantasy 3: M. R. James., James,  M. R. (ed. Richard Dalby)
12 James, M. R. (ed. Richard Dalby)Masters Of Fantasy 3: M. R. James. 13512
The British Fantasy Society (BFS). 1987.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Stapled pictorial wrappers.
24-pages: Miscellany of material by and about M. R. James including an essay by Dalby, ''Ghosts-Treat Them Gently,'' an article by James, and ''A School Story,'' a ghost story by James first collected in More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1911). BFS booklet no. 10.

Fine (as new) copy.

Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Warning To The Curious: The Ghost Stories Of M. R. James., James,  M. R. (ed. Ruth Rendell)
13 James, M. R. (ed. Ruth Rendell)A Warning To The Curious: The Ghost Stories Of M. R. James. 10802
Hutchinson: London. 1987.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Selected and with an eight-page introduction by Ruth Rendell. Uncommon UK hardcover.

Fine copy in an almost fine (unpriced and unclipped) dustjacket.

Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Warning To The Curious: The Ghost Stories Of M. R. James., James,  M. R. (ed. Ruth Rendell)
14 James, M. R. (ed. Ruth Rendell)A Warning To The Curious: The Ghost Stories Of M. R. James. 42043
Hutchinson: London. 1987.
Reprint.
Hardcover.
Selected and with an eight-page introduction by Ruth Rendell. Uncommon UK hardcover.

Bookplate on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in a VG creased dustjacket.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Curious Warnings: The Great Ghost Stories Of M. R. James: 150th Anniversary Edition., James,  M. R. (ed. Stephen Jones)
15 James, M. R. (ed. Stephen Jones)Curious Warnings: The Great Ghost Stories Of M. R. James: 150th Anniversary Edition. 33917
Jo Fletcher Books: London. 2012.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
652 pages: edited with a 47-page afterword by Stephen Jones. Illustrated by Les Edwards.

Fine copy as issued without dustjacket (as new) but for owner's inked acquisition date on the title page.

Price: 50.00 GBP
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