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[Olympia Press] DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Olympia Press, 1959

Small octavo, pp. 301. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First issue of the two Olympia Press versions issued by Maurice Girodias.
First published by Girodias' father Jack Kahane... [more]

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DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Obelisk, 1938

Octavo, pp. 260. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.
No. 1 in the Villa Seurat series, established by Henry Miller and Laurence and Nancy Durrell as an imprint of the Obelisk... [more]

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[Olympia Press] DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Olympia Press, 1959

Small octavo, pp. 301. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First issue of the two Olympia Press versions issued by Maurice Girodias.
First published by Girodias' father Jack Kahane... [more]

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2396

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[trans. VIVIS, Anthony] FASSBINDER, Rainer Werner

The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant and Blood On The Neck Of The Cat

London: Amber Lane Press, 1984

Small 8vo, pp. 102. Original green laminated stiff paper wrappers.

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ALVAREZ, Al

The Biggest Game In Town

London: Deutsch, 1983

8vo, pp. 185. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Photographic dustwrapper.

First UK edition.

Informed, thrilling and brilliantly written, The Biggest Game In Town became one of the key poker texts the minute it was published, and has been read, loved and learned from by both poker players and literature lovers ever since.

A perfect copy of a perfect book. Every home game should have one.

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PLATH, Sylvia

The Bell Jar

London: Faber, 1967

Small 8vo, pp. 258. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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£175.00

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OWEN, Jack

The Beach Bums

New York: Coward-McCann, 1959

8vo, pp. 192. Original off-white boards, lettered in red on spine.

First edition, signed by THE AUTHOR in the year of publication.
This was the author's only novel, a story of... [more]

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Ballad of Barnaby

New York: G. Schirmer, 1970

4to, pp. 53. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front and rear panels.

First edition.

In his... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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SMITH, Zadie

The Autograph Man

London: Hamish Hamilton, 2002

8vo, pp. 419. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition of the author's second novel.

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£60.00

3288

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[ed. BOYLE, Kay] CARNEVALI, Emanuel

The Autobiography of Emanuel Carnevali

New York: Horizon Press, N.d. [1967]

Large 8vo., pp. 264. Original white boards, lettered in blind on front panel and in black on spine.

First edition.


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[GRAVES, Robert]

The Augustan Poets

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1943

8vo, pp. 32, lacking the outer wrappers.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY GRAVES IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION TO JULIAN GLOVER.

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NESS, Patrick

The Ask And The Answer

London: Walker Books, 2009

8vo, pp. 519. Original blue patterned boards lettered in silver and grey on front and back panels and spine.

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AUDEN, W.H. and ISHERWOOD, Christopher

The Ascent Of F6

London: Faber, 1936

8vo, pp. 123. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, one of 2000 copies.

First... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

3558

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KOBAL, John

The Art of the Great Hollywood Portrait Photographers 1925-1940

London: Allen Lane, 1980

4to, pp. 292. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine. Photographic dustwrapper.

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£125.00

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[ed. NEWMAN, Charles] PLATH, Sylvia

The Art of Sylvia Plath: A Symposium

London: Faber, 1970

Large 8vo., pp. 319. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£25.00

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WALDO, Myra

The Art Of South American Cookery

New York: Doubleday, 1961

8vo., pp. 266. Original blue and green boards, lettered in white on spine.

First edition.

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£35.00

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TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, Henri and JOYANT, Maurice

The Art of Cuisine

London: Michael Joseph, 1966

Large 8vo, pp. 164, 3pp. unpaginated index to rear. Original red and white check boards, lettered in black to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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MEYER, Elise Landauer

The Art Of Cooking With Spirits

New York: Doubleday, 1964

8vo., pp. 325. Original blue and black boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition.
Scarce in decent condition.


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PULLMAN, Philip

The Amber Spyglass

London: Scholastic, 2000

8vo, pp. 550. Original black boards, lettered in gold on front panel and spine.

First edition.
The third book in Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Age Of Anxiety

London: Faber, 1948

8vo, pp. 126. Original yellow boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition, preceded by the US edition issued the previous year.

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£95.00


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