2391

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GREENE, Graham

The Return Of A. J. Raffles

London: Bodley Head, 1975

Small 8vo, pp. 80. Original orange boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition. No. 202 of 250 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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2601

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[WODEHOUSE, P.G.] MOYLE, Seth

Cheque From the Frank A. Munsey Company

New York: N.p., 1912

Company cheque, hand-dated Sept. 4th 1912, made out to Seth Moyle, and signed by him on reverse.

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3229

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SOMERVILLE, E. OE, and ROSS, Martin [pseud. MARTIN, Violet]

An Incorruptible Irishman 1767-1843

London: Ivor Nicholson & Watson, 1932

Large 8vo, pp. 265. Original blue boards, lettered in black on red spine label to spine, Bushe coat of arms in gilt on red label to... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3347

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GARDNER, John

Licence Renewed

London: Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1981

8vo, pp. 270. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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19928

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[MILLIGAN, Spike] TOLSTOI, Alexei

Aelita

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, N.d. [1955]

Small 8vo, pp. 276. Original black boards, lettered in green on front panel and spine.

Later edition, INSCRIBED TO SPIKE MILLIGAN:' To TERENCE Milligan, With best wishes and for good memory From Lala and Vladimir Dubinin. October 6, 1959.' MILLIGAN HAS ADDED BENEATH: '-- on board the Williem Ruys -- from Russian Diplomatic party who got on at Wellington. New Zealand'.

Science fiction novel, first published in 1923 -- although of course, the association is the thing. (Milligan spent four months in Australia in 1959, where a second series of his TV show Idiot Weekly had been commissioned.)

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[illus. SCOTT, Laurence] AUDEN, W.H.

Marginalia

Cambridge, Massachussetts: Ibex Press, 1966

Oblong 8vo, 20 pp.

First edition. One of 150 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND THE ILLUSTRATOR, LAURENCE SCOTT.

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2435

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

Post Captain

London: Collins, 1972

8vo, pp. 414. Original pale blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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3047

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PROULX, E. Annie

Heart Songs

New York: Scribner's, 1988

8vo, pp. 151. Original mauve and tan three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Leading edge uncut.

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BURNS, John Horne

The Gallery

New York: Harper & Bros., 1947

8vo, pp. 342. Original black cloth, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
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[SECOMBE, Harry] PEDRICK, Gale

The Laughtermakers: No. 8: Harry Secombe

London: N.p. [BBC], 1956

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

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BENCHLEY, Robert

The Early Worm

New York: Henry Holt, 1927

8vo, pp. 263. Original green boards, lettered in yellow to front panel and spine.

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2197

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1963

4to, 40 tangerine mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

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2198

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1963

4to, 35 pale blue mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

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2217

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THOMAS, R.S.

The Bright Field/Das Helle Feld

Munich: Babel, 1983

8vo, pp. 20. White pamphlet, lettered in black to front and rear panels, stapled in to unprinted dark blue oversized wrappers.

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2266

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AUDEN, W.H.

Spain

London: Faber, 1937

8vo, pp. 12. Original red stiff paper wrappers with foldover flaps. Partly unopened.

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2533

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[McKERN, Leo] [HERRMANN, Edward] selected by WAVELL, A. P.

Other Men's Flowers

London: Cape, 1992

8vo, pp. 448. Original burgundy boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrappers lettered in red and black to front panel and spine.

Reprinted... [please click on the image or book title for more details]"If" -- the complete version will be sent! E.'.

This last refers to a referenced parody of Kipling's poem which begins: 'If you can keep your girl, when all around you, / Are losing theirs and blaming it on you...'. In the film Hermann and McKern's characters discover that they have been in love with the same woman all their lives.

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NEVILLE, Richard

Hippie Hippie Shake

London: Bloomsbury, 1995

8vo, pp. 376. Original purple boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated endpapers and dustwrapper.

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LITTLEWOOD, Joan

1 p. ALS, IN ORIGINAL AIR MAIL ENVELOPE, TO DAVID GOTHARD, CO-FOUNDER OF THE RIVERSIDE STUDIOS, LONDON.

8 October 1983

1 pp. ALS, 200 x 150 mm, on stiff card, to the verso of which Hals' painting of Hamlet, cut from a magazine, has been affixed. Envelope dated 8 October 1983.

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GREENE, Graham

19 Stories

New York: Viking, 1949

8vo, pp. 247. Original blue boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

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[Obelisk Press] ANDERSON, Robin

Four Schools

Paris: Obelisk Press, 1935

Small 8vo, pp. 118. Original red stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

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