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AMIS, Kingsley

The King's English

London: Harper Collins, 1997

Large 8vo., pp. 270. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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OTIS, Harry

The Keval, And Other Gay Adventures

Los Angeles: One Incorporated, 1959

8vo, pp. 106. Original stiff card wrappers.

First edition.
Young 2953

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GOWRIE, Grey

The Italian Visitor

Manchester: Carcanet, 2013

8vo, pp. 112. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

The Intrusion Of Jimmy

New York: W.J. Watt, 1910

8vo, pp. 314. Original green illustrated boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Tissue guard to frontispiece.

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[pseud. ROBBE-GRILLET, Catherine] de BERG, Jean

The Image

New York: Grove Press, 1966

8vo, pp. 143. Original off-white boards, lettered in black on spine.

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PERELMAN, S. J.

The Ill-Tempered Clavichord

London: Max Reinhardt, 1953

8vo, pp. 211. Original green boards, lettered in black on spine.

First UK edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.


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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Hundred Days

London: Harper Collins, 1998

8vo, pp. 281. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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BOURJAILY, Vance

The Hound of Earth

New York: Scribner's, 1955

8vo, pp. 250. Original black boards, lettered in black and yellow on spine.

First edition.
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GREENE, Graham

The Honorary Consul

London: Bodley Head, 1973

8vo, pp. 335. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

A very nice copy.

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ELLENZWEIG, Allen

The Homoerotic Photograph

New York: Columbia University Press, 1992

4to, pp. 230. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

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[intro. SITWELL, Sacheverell] BEAUMONT, Cyril W.

The History Of Harlequin

London: C. W. Beaumont, 1926

Large 8vo, pp. 156. Original illustrated boards, vellum spine lettered in gilt. Pages uncut.

First edition, no. 25 of 325 copies published by the author. With a preface by Sacheverell Sitwell to whom, with his brother Osbert, the book is dedicated.,
Cyril Beaumont was one of the pre-em

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[AUDEN, W.H.] ed. KERR, Gilbert

The Harvard Advocate

Cambridge: Harvard University, 1975

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SCHULBERG, Budd

The Harder They Fall

New York: Random House, 1947

8vo, pp. 343. Original black boards, lettered in red and lilac on spine. Top edge red.

First edition of the author's second novel.

Schulberg's exposé of the corrupt world of American prizefighting was filmed in 1956 with Rod Steiger and Humphrey Bogart (in his last film).

An extremely nice copy.

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DUNN, Douglas

The Happier Life

London: Faber, 1972

8vo, pp. 72. Original pale blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition of Dunn's second collection of verse.

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STONE, Grace Zaring

The Grotto

New York: Harper Bros., 1951

8vo, pp. 249. Original pale blue textured boards and black spine, lettered in gilt at spine.

First edition.
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KING, Jessie M.

The Grey City Of The North

Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis, 1910

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McGRATH, Pat

The Green Leaves Of Nottingham

London: W.H. Allen, 1970

8vo, pp. 172. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, written when he was fourteen years old and published a year later. With a foreword by Alan Sillitoe, and a marvellously evocative photograph of the author on the rear panel.


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LAWLISS, Chuck

The Great Resorts Drinks Book

New York: Gallery Books, N.d., stated first printing on verso of title page.

4to, pp. 155. Original white boards, lettered in pink on spine.

First edition.

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MILLIGAN, Spike

The Goon Show: Series Six Number Twelve: The Terrible Revenge Of Fred Fu Manchu (announced as Fred Fu Manchu And His Bamboo Saxophone)

London: N.p. [BBC], 1955

23 mimeographed pp., secured with split pin to top left.

First edition. Series Six, Number Twelve, first broadcast on 6 December 1955.


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MILLIGAN, Spike

The Goon Show: Series Six Number Three: The Lost Emperor

London: N.p. [BBC], 1955

22 mimeographed pp., secured with split pin to top left.

First edition. Series six, Number Three, first broadcast on 4 october 1955.

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