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COLEMAN, Lonnie

Ship's Company

Boston: Little, Brown, 1955

8vo, pp. 229. Original grey boards, lettered in green on spine.

First edition.
A compendium of vignettes of wartime life aboard the U.S.S. Nellie Crocker, including one about the... [more]

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£50.00

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WINTERSON, Jeanette

Sexing The Cherry

London: Bloomsbury 1989

8vo, pp. 167. Original dark blue boards lettered in gold, blue silk bookmark.

First edition.
The fourth novel by the author of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£50.00

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WINTERSON, Jeanette

Sexing The Cherry

London: Bloomsbury, 1989

8vo, pp. 167. Original blue boards, lettered in gold on spine and front panel. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First edition.

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£65.00

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CAIN, James M.

Serenade

New York: Knopf, 1937

8vo, pp. 314. Original black boards, lettered in silver on front panel and spine. Top edge stained red, other two edges uncut.

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£475.00

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JOHNSON, B.S.

See The Old Lady Decently

New York: Viking, 1975

8vo, pp. 139. Original black boards, lettered in tan and green to spine. Grey endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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£125.00

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AUDEN, W.H.

Secondary Worlds

London: Faber, 1968

8vo, pp. 144. Original pink boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

The first series of Eliot lectures, four in all, first ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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COOPER, Susan

Seaward

New York: Atheneum, 1973

8vo, pp. 167. Original pale blue boards, lettered in dark blue on front panel and spine.

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£35.00

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[Olympia Press][pseud. TROCCHI, Alexander] LENGEL, Frances

School For Sin

Paris: Olympia Press, 1955

Small 8vo, pp. 200. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First edition. Written pseudonymously by Alexander Trocchi, and only the third... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£250.00

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RUSSELL, Bertrand

Satan In The Suburbs

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1953

8vo, pp. 148. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on black spine. Small owner's label to front free endpaper.

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£35.00

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CATHER, Willa

Sapphira And The Slave Girl

New York: Knopf, 1940

8vo, pp. 295. Original green boards, title labels printed in black and tan to front panel and spine. Top edge stained red, leading edge... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£200.00

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BALLARD, J.G

Running Wild

London: Hutchinson, 1988

8vo, pp.72. Original black and brown three quarter boards, lettered in gilt to cover and spine.... [more]

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£60.00

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WHITE, Patrick

Riders In The Chariot

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1961

8vo, pp. 552. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition.

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£75.00

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GARNER, Alan

Red Shift

London: Collins, 1973

8vo, pp. 158. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.

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£40.00

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YATES, Dornford

Red In The Morning

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1946

8vo, pp. 255. Original tan boards, a little cocked, printed in black on spine.

First edition.

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£35.00

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BARR, James [pseud. FUGATE, James]

Quatrefoil

New York: Greenberg, 1950

8vo, pp. 373. Original black boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition of the author's first book, inscribed by Barr to Richard Yates on the front free... [more]

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£1,750.00

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MOODY, Rick

Purple America

New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1997

8vo, pp. 298. Original purple and black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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£45.00

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[contrib. AUDEN, W.H.]

Public School Verse

London: Heinemann, 1924

Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original grey three-quarter boards, printed spine label.

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£375.00

2585

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Psmith, Journalist

London: A&C Black, 1915

8vo, pp. 247. Original blue illustrated boards, lettered in yellow to front panel and in gilt to spine. No dustwrapper.

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£1,500.00


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