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PARKIN, Molly

Up Tight

London: Blond & Briggs, 1975

8vo, pp. 208. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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2781

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[HOWERD, Frankie] COLIN, Sid

Up Pompeii

London: Ned Sherrin Productions/Anglo-EMI, 1970

Large 8vo, 140 pp., bound in brown stiff paper wrappers, text block secured with two split pins.

First edition. FREELANCE COMEDY WRITER DICK VOSBURGH'S COPY, WITH HIS NOTES TO TITLE PAGE AND OCCASIONAL NOTES AND MARKINGS THROUGHOUT THE TEXT.

Script for the film version of Up Pompeii!, which cast Michael Hordern as Ludicrus, Julie Ege as Voluptua, and Madeleine Smith as Erotica. (The feature film dispensed with the TV show's exclamation mark).

Although his work is uncredited, writer Dick Vosburgh worked on both the TV and film incarnations of Up Pompeii!, a hugely successful show which was worked up by a number of writers from an original idea by Talbot Rothwell.


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[intro. RICE, Anne] KLEIN, Kelly

Under World

New York: Knopf, 1995

4to, unpaginated. Photographic illustrated boards, black spine lettered in silver. Dustjacket.

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20276

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[pseud. GLASSCO, John] UNDERWOOD, Miles

Under The Birch The Story of an English Governess

Paris: Olympia, 1965


2865

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HEGLEY, John

Uncut Confetti

London: Methuen, 2006

8vo, pp. 85. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers with fold-over flaps.

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HARRIS, Joel Chandler

Uncle Remus: His Songs And His Sayings,

New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881

8vo, pp. 231, 8 pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original green cloth illustrated in black and gold.

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Uncle Fred In The Springtime

New York: Doubleday Doran, 1939

8vo, pp. 292. Original blue boards, lettered in blue-on-brown to spine. Leading edge uncut. illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, published on 25 August 1939; the UK edition appeared one week later. Serialised in Saturday Evening Post in April/May of that year.

'Uncle Fred was an afterthought, a late-1930s addition to Wodehouse's world, an irrepressible bounder of sixty-something whom Wodehouse saw as 'a sort of elderly Psmith'. ... [He] would be one of Wodehouse's most enduring heroes, later starring in Uncle Dynamite (1948), Cocktail Time (1958), and Service With A Smile (1962). But in Uncle Fred in the Springtime, he gets his name in the title, a sure indication of Wodehouse's delight in his company.'

A very nice copy in the scarce dustwrapper.

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Uncle Dynamite

New York: Didier, 1948

8vo, pp. 312. Original red boards, lettered in silver to spine, facsimile signature in silver to front panel.

First US edition, published five weeks after its UK counterpart. The second Uncle Fred novel.

Uncle Dynamite was the first book Wodehouse had published in the United States following his split from Doubleday:

'He blamed the move on 'the Doubleday organisation', which, he felt, was a 'huge factory' that did not care about his books. ... In England, Uncle Dynamite sold as well as Spring Fever, but in America, despite Didier's efforts, sales were not enhanced...' (McCrum)

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3636

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[JOYCE, James] ed. ROTH, Samuel

Two Worlds

New York: At the Sign of the Mocki-Grisball, 1925-6

Small 4tos, lettered in red and black to front panels and spines. Original black slipcases.

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20201

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APOLLINAIRE, Guilaume

Two Novels

Paris: Olympia, 1962

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DURRELL, Lawrence

Tunc

London: Faber, 1968

8vo, pp. 316. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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1095

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SARRAUTE, Nathalie

Tropisms And The Age Of Suspicion

London: John Calder, 1963

8vo, pp. 136. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition, inscribed by Sarraute on the half-title: 'A David Gothard, en souvenir très amical. Nathalie Sarraute.'... [more]

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[ed. JOLAS, Eugene]

Transition No. 22

The Hague: Servire Press: February 1933

8vo, pp. 179. Original outsize printed paper wrappers,inevitably worn at edges.

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3111

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GROTOWSKI, Jerzy

Towards A Poor Theatre

Holstebro, Denmark: Odin Teatrets Forlag, 1968

8vo, pp. 262. Original printed stiff paper wrappers.

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3405

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[illus. DUFY, Raoul] WILLARD, Marcel

Tour d'Horizon

Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1920

Small 8vo, pp. 68. Original brown stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to panels and spine.

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3588

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HAMPTON, Christopher

Total Eclipse

London: Faber, 1969

8vo, pp. 87. Photographic stiff paper wrappers.

First edition of the softbound edition, published simultaneously with the clothbound issue.

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[TERRY-THOMAS]

Top Of The Town

London: N.p. [BBC], 1951

21 mimeographed pp. of 36, [pp. 2-7, 14-21, 31-36], secured with split pin to top left. Rewrite to p. 21 secured by pins top and bottom. Pencilled... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2387

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HASTINGS, Michael

Tom And Viv

London: Royal Court Theatre, 1984

8vo, pp. 41. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

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3494

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LEE, Harper

To Kill A Mockingbird

London: Heinemann, 1960

8vo, pp. 296. Original burgundy boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, photographic portrait of the author to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2424

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GRAVES, Robert

To Juan At The Winter Solstice

N.p. Privately Printed, 1944

178 x 131mm, pp. 4. Single sheet, folded once.

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