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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]

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£150.00

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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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MASEFIELD, John

Victorious Troy

London: Heinemann, 1935

8vo, pp. 309. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition, published simultaneously with a signed limited edition of 125 copies.
A very nice example.

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£30.00

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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]


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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.

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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

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AMIS, Kingsley

The King's English

London: Harper Collins, 1997

Large 8vo., pp. 270. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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PERELMAN, S. J.

The Ill-Tempered Clavichord

London: Max Reinhardt, 1953

8vo, pp. 211. Original green boards, lettered in black on spine.

First UK edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.


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[intro. SITWELL, Sacheverell] BEAUMONT, Cyril W.

The History Of Harlequin

London: C. W. Beaumont, 1926

Large 8vo, pp. 156. Original illustrated boards, vellum spine lettered in gilt. Pages uncut.

First edition, no. 25 of 325 copies published by the author. With a preface by Sacheverell Sitwell to whom, with his brother Osbert, the book is dedicated.,
Cyril Beaumont was one of the pre-em

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KING, Jessie M.

The Grey City Of The North

Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis, 1910

Small 8vo, pp. 51. Original boards with oversized dustwrapper, colour illustrations to front and rear panel, spine lettered in grey. Publisher's ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£150.00

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WALTON, Isaac

The Complete Angler

London: Strahan & Co., 1844

8vo, pp. 445. Original boards, vellum tips, lettered in gilt on vellum spine. Tissue guards to engravings. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Bookplate... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

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GREEN, Michael

The Art Of Coarse Acting

London: Hutchinson, 1964

8vo, pp. 143. Original black boards, lettered in red on spine.

First edition.
Hilarious dismantling of the acting profession which... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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SELF, Will

Sore Sites

London: Ellipsis: 2000

12mo, pp. 237. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition of this collection of essays which first appeared in the magazine Building Design.

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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

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[ed. ANSTEY, Sandra] THOMAS, R.S.

Selected Prose

Bridgend: Poetry Wales Press, 1983

8vo, pp. 187. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrapper.

First edition. With an introduction by Ned... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£45.00

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