2218

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[illus. PIPER, John; STONE, Reynolds] THOMAS, R.S.

The Mountains

New York: Chilmark Press, 1968

4to, pp. 42. Original three-quarter blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt to black morocco spine. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Original... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


2250

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HEANEY, Seamus

Eleven Poems

Belfast: Festival Publications, 1965

8vo, 14 pp. unpaginated, stapled paper wrappers.

First edition, first issue, with the purple nine-point star to front wrapper. ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


2268

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HEANEY, Seamus

Death Of A Naturalist

London: Faber, 1969

8vo, pp. 57. Original printed card wrappers.

First softbound issue, appearing three years after its hardbound counterpart. SIGNED BY THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


2285

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HUGHES, Ted

Lupercal

London: Faber, 1970

8vo, pp. 63. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First paperback edition, originally published in 1960, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE.


2340

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Dyer's Hand

London: Faber, 1963

8vo, pp. 527. Original blue-green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition, preceded by the US edition which appeared three months... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


2353

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HUGHES, Ted

Selected Poems 1957-1967

London: Faber, 1972

8vo, pp. 109. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First UK edition, softbound issue, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE.


2416

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ISHIGURO, Kazuo

A Pale View Of Hills

London: Faber, 1982

8vo, pp. 183. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

Ishiguro's first novel, now... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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.


2799

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BRANDT, Bill

Literary Britain

London: Cassell, 1951

Square 8vo, unpaginated. Original green boards, lettered in gilt and gilt-on-red to spine. Tan endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition. Introduction by John Heyward.

Now very scarce in the dustwrapper.


3128

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LARKIN, Philip

The Less Deceived

Hessle: Marvell Press, 1955

8vo, pp. 45. 2pp. list of subscribers at rear. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper, bookseller's revised price... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


3248

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SOMERVILLE, Edith and SOMERVILLE, Boyle

Records Of The Somerville Family Of Castlehaven And Drishane From 1174, To 1940

Cork: Guy & Co., 1940

Large 8vo, pp. 134. Original blue three-quarter boards, lettered in back to front panel and black to white to spine.

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


3251

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[AUDEN, W.H.] SPENDER, Stephen

A Memorial Address By Stephen Spender

London: Faber, 1973

8vo, pp. 10. Original cream stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel. Compliments slip laid in.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


3334

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ELIOT, T.S.

A Choice of Kipling's Verse

London: Faber, 1941

8vo, pp. 306. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Partly unopened. Printed dustwrapper. Handmade woodcut design Christmas card laid... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


3471

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan

The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

London: George Newnes, 1891-3

Six bound large 8vo volumes in the standard Strand livery of blue and gilt.

First appearance of the Sherlock Holmes short stories comprising The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, first published.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


3490

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[MILLIGAN, Spike]

Roma

N.p. N.p. N.d. [1940s]

Large 8vo, unpaginated. String bound in original illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

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BROMLEY, Nick

Theatre Lore

London: LNP Books, 2012

8vo, pp. 248. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE. Foreword by Simon Callow.
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CAT01

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£10.00

3429

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[ed. WATKINS, Vernon]

Landmarks and Voyages

London: Poetry Book Society, 1957

Small 8vo pamphlet, 12 unpaginated pp.

First edition.

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Variant price modifier:
£12.00

1068

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REGAN, Gary and Mardee Haidin

The Martini Companion:

Philadelphia: Running Press, 1997

8vo, pp. 192. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

Variant price modifier:
£15.00

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DeLILLO, Don

The Body Artist

London: Picador, 2001

8vo, pp. 124. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.
Review copy: London Review of Books slip laid in.

Variant price modifier:
£15.00


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