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3504

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MUIR, Frank and NORDEN, Denis

You Can't Have Your Kayak and Heat It

London: Eyre Methuen, 1973

8vo, pp. 96. Original laminated boards, photographic portraits of the authors to rear panel.

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

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£35.00

3578

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SAYERS, Dorothy L.

Why Work?

London: Methuen & Co., 1942

Small 8vo pamphlet, pp. 24. Original salmon pink wrappers, printed in black to front panel.

First edition.

Text of a... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£18.00

3512

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[illus. HIRSCHFELD, Al] PERELMAN, S. J.

Westward Ha!

London: Reinhardt and Evans, 1949

8vo, pp. 159. Original pink boards, title panel to spine, design panel to front board. Top edge green. Illustrated dustwrapper. Small... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£175.00

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[St. Jerome]

Vita De Sancto Hieronymo

Cambridge: Cygnet Press, 1928

Small 8vo, pp. 36. Illustrated with woodcuts. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on black spine. Paper label lettered in black to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£100.00

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YOUNG, Filson

Venus And Cupid

London: Elisina Grant Richards, 1906

8vo, unpaginated. Original quarter vellum, blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine, title label to front panel in black and red. Partially ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£40.00

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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.

First edition, first issue, with no mention of this book in the... [more]


3492

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ORBEN, Robert

Three Vintage Joke Books

New York: Robert Orben/Louis Tannen, V.d.

3 8vos, bound in illustrated wrappers.

First editions, various printings.

Robert Orben [b. 1927] is an... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£60.00

3441

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BRISLEY, Joyce Lankester

Three Little Milly-Molly-Mandy Plays

London: George Harrap, 1938

Small 8vo, pp. 64. Original tan coarse grain illustrated wrappers, lettered in black to front panel.

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

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£125.00

19697

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PHILLPOTTS, Eden

Thoughts In Prose And Verse

London: Watts, 1924

8vo, pp. 135. Original green boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First edition.

A minor title in the prodigious output of 'The Dartmoor Scribe', but a particularly nice copy.

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£50.00

3511

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[illus. HIRSCHFELD, Al] PERELMAN, S. J.

The Swiss Family Perelman

London: Reinhardt and Evans, 1951

8vo, pp. 152. Original orange boards, lettered in black to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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

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£75.00

3443

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[contrib. DOYLE, Arthur Conan]

The Strand, Christmas 1920 Issue

London: George Newnes, 1921

8vo, [pp. 1-84 advertisements] pp. 463-580 [pp. 85-136 advertisements]. Illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

First edition. CHRISTMAS 1920 ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£395.00

3236

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SOMERVILLE, E. OE

The States Through Irish Eyes

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930

Large 8vo, pp. 200. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Edges uncut.

First edition. One of 375 copies SIGNED BY THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£175.00

3509

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[trans. FITZGERALD, Edward]

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

London: George Harrap, N.d. [c.1925]

8vo, unpaginated. Original burgundy leather boards, title in gilt to spine. Ivy leaf design to both panels, illustrated in green and gilt ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£200.00

3572

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CUDLIPP, Hugh

The Prerogative of the Harlot: Press Barons and Power

London: Bodley Head, 1980

8vo, pp. 304. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear panel.

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

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£30.00

3647

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[Literary Periodical] [ed. LOCKE ELLIS, Vivian]

The Open Window Vols. 1 and 2 (all published)

London: Locke Ellis, 1910-11

2 vols. 12mos. Blue boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spines. Top edge gilt, leading and lower edges uncut. Ownership inscription of George J.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£450.00

3579

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SAYERS, Dorothy L.

The Lost Tools of Learning

London: Methuen & Co., 1948

Small 8vo pamphlet, pp. 30. Original salmon pink wrappers, lettered in black to front panel.

First edition in book form of an address... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£18.00

3435

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[AUDEN, W.H.]

The Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard

New York: David McKay, 1952

Small 8vo, pp. 225. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated endpapers. No dustwrapper, as issued.

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

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£60.00

3564

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ATTENBOROUGH, David

The Living Planet

London: Reader's Digest Association/William Collins/BBC, 1985

Oblong 4to, pp. 368. Original photographic boards, lettered in silver on black to spine. Grey endpapers.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£175.00

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