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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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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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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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FRAENKEL, Michael

Death Is Not Enough

London: Carrefour, N.d. [1962]

8vo, pp. 171. Original oversized stiff paper wrappers.

Second edition, published by the author's widow, Daphne. First published by... [please click on the image or book title for more details]"white heart-rot of death" -- the death that must be accepted and not evaded if there is to be resurrecti


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COXE, George Harmon

Inland Passage

New York: Knopf, 1949

8vo, pp. 246. Original red and blue boards, lettered in blue on spine. Top edge stained blue.

First edition.
Coxe's 25th mystery, from a ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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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[AUDEN, W.H.]

Auden's Library

New York: Phoenix Book Shop, 1975

12mo, pp. 8. Original pale blue stiff paper wrappers.

First edition. One of 300 copies privately printed for Christmas 1975 by... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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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THOMAS, R.S. and HOPE JONES, Peter

Between Sea And Sky

Llandysul: Gomer Press, 1998

Square 8vo, pp. 82. Original blue boards, lettered in silver to spine. Photographic dustwrapper.

First edition.

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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.

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WERFEL, Franz

Class Reunion

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1929

Small 8vo, pp. 204. Original yellow boards, lettered in blue and red on front panel and spine. Top edge stained blue.

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[illus. OXENBURY, Helen] CUTLER, Ivor

Meal One

London: Heinemann, 1971

8vo, unpaginated. Original illustrated boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First edition.
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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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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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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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[illus. VICKY] [pseud. SCHAEFFAUER, Herman George] SAGITTARIUS

Let Cowards Flinch

London: Turnstile Press, 1947

Large 8vo, pp. 39. Original illustrated boards.

First edition.
Scarce in the dustwrapper.

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£65.00

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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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AUDEN, W.H.

A Certain World

London: Faber, 1971

8vo, pp. 452. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrapper.

First UK edition, preceded by the US edition of the previous... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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