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YATES, Dornford

B-Berry And I Look Back

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1958

8vo, pp. 285. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£45.00

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De BERNIERES, Louis

The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman

London: Secker & Warburg, 1992

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

First edition.

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£175.00

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LESSING, Doris

The Good Terrorist

London: Cape, 1985

8vo, pp. 370. Original black boards lettered in gold on spine.

First edition, lacking the rare wraparound band.

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£35.00

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ROGERS, Leigh

Wine Of Fury

London: Grant Richards, 1924

8vo, pp. 340. Original red boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First U.K. edition, published the same year as the Knopf (U.S.) edition.
A novel set during the... [more]


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CLARK, Barrett H[arper].

The Blush Of Shame

New York: N.p. 1932

Small 8vo, pp. 16. Original stiff paper wrappers, string binding and tie.

First edition, first issue.
'This pamphlet owes its existence to the fact that it was rejected by nearly fifty... [more]

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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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£75.00

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COATES, Robert. M.

The View From Here

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1960

8vo, pp. 215. Original cream boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
Coates' Surrealist novel The Eater Of Darkness was first published in 1926 in Paris by... [more]

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SITWELL, Osbert

Left Hand, Right Hand! 5 vols.

London: Macmillan & Co., 1945-1950

8vos, all in original red boards, lettered in gold on spine.

First editions of Sitwell's autobiography.
A lovely set which has been together since publication.

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£180.00

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PEARSON, Neil

Obelisk: A History Of Jack Kahane And The Obelisk Press

Liverpool: Liverpool University Press 2007

Large 8vo, pp. 494. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
A history of Jack Kahane's Paris-based Obelisk Press, which in the 1930s... [more]


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DURRELL, Lawrence

Tunc

London: Faber, 1968

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

First edition.
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£50.00

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CARPENTER, Edward

Sex-Love, And Its Place In A Free Society

Manchester: The Labour Press Society, 1894

12mo, pp. 24. Original paper wrappers in raw sienna, hand-sewn, lettered in gilt on front panel.

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

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£650.00

1357

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[GIELGUD, Sir John]

War And Remembrance: Gielgud's Working Script

N.p. 1985 [The show was eventually transmitted in 1988-9].

Large 8vo, pp. 10, printed on rectos only, bound between yellow wrappers with a split pin.

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£750.00

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AMIS, Kingsley

Jake's Thing

London: Hutchinson, 1978

8vo, pp. 285. Original blue boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition. Shortlisted for the 1978 Booker prize.


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DEPEW, Albert N.

Gunner Depew

Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1918

8vo, pp. 312. Original dark blue boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine. Two small stamped names to front pastedown and... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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FRENCH, Allen

At Plattsburg

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917

8vo, pp. 310, uncut. Original olive green boards, lettered in blue on front panel and spine. Small patch to spine, possibly a... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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BINYON, Laurence

The Burning Of The Leaves And Other Poems

London: Macmillan, 1944

8vo, pp. 18. Original paper wrappers.

First edition.

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£25.00

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MADDEN, Joe (The Markee)

Set 'Em Up!

New York: Joe Madden, 1939

8vo, pp. 136. Original orange boards, lettered in blue on front panel and spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON FFEP: 'Most... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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CRANE, Clarkson

The Western Shore

New York: Harcourt, Brace 1925

8vo, pp. 303. Original black boards, lettered in brown on front panel and spine.

First edition.
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BYROM, James

The Olive Mill

London: Heinemann, 1966

8vo, pp. 284. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO THE NOVELIST AND CRITIC DEREK... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£65.00

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SITWELL, Osbert

The Death Of A God

London: Macmillan, 1949

8vo, pp. 247. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. A collection of nineteen short stories previously published in ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£30.00


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