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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

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WHITEHOUSE, Mary

Whatever Happened To Sex?

London: Wayland, 1977

8vo, pp. 224. Original mauve boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO BOB 'BLOCKBUSTERS' HOLNESS: 'To Bob ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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

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MANN, Thomas

This Peace

New York: Knopf, 1938

Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine, and with Mann's initials embossed in blind to front panel.

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

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£475.00

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MANN, Thomas

This Peace

New York: Knopf, 1938

Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine, and with Mann's initials embossed in blind to front panel.

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

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£50.00

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SCOTT, Sir Walter

The Two Drovers

Westwood: Kindle Press, 1971

8vo, pp. 35. Original grey and green boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Slipcase.

Kindle Press edition, printed to commemorate the... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£25.00

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DESMOND, Shaw

The Tale Of A Coat

Manchester: Burberry's, N.d. [?1937]

12mo, pp. 26. Original oversized stiff paper wrappers, title label to front panel.

First edition. Burberry's directors'... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£35.00

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

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

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