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3431

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[contrib. AUDEN, W.H.] ed. PLOTZ, Richard

Happy Birthday J.R.R. Tolkein

New York: Tolkein Society of America, 1967

Magazine format, pp. 27. Original illustrated glossy paper wrappers.

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3500

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

The Girl In Blue

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971

8vo, pp. 182. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to spine, angel device in silver to front board. Illustrated dustwrapper,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3611

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[Anthology] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1936

4to, pp. 112. Original red stiff paper wrappers. Subscription card laid in.

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3617

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1936

4to, pp. 112. Original blue stiff paper wrappers. Subscription card laid in.

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3620

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1937

4to, pp. 112. Original red stiff paper wrappers.

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3623

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1939

4to, pp. 98. Original red stiff paper wrappers.

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3625

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1937

4to, pp. 98. Original blue stiff paper wrappers.

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3631

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1936

4to, pp. 120. Original gold stiff paper wrappers. Subscription form laid in.

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1014

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NAIPAUL, V. S.

Guerillas

London: Deutsch, 1975

8vo., pp. 253. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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THEROUX, Paul

Doctor Slaughter

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984

Large 8vo., pp. 137. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.

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12292

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[Olympia Press] DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Olympia Press, 1959

Small octavo, pp. 301. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First issue of the two Olympia Press versions issued by Maurice Girodias.
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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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1315

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LESSING, Doris

The Good Terrorist

London: Cape, 1985

8vo, pp. 370. Original black boards lettered in gold on spine.

First edition, lacking the rare wraparound band.

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AMIS, Kingsley

Jake's Thing

London: Hutchinson, 1978

8vo, pp. 285. Original blue boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition. Shortlisted for the 1978 Booker prize.


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FULLER, Roy

Poor Roy

London: Andre Deutsch, 1977

8vo, pp. 64. Original green boards lettered in silver on spine.

First edition of the author's second book of poems for children.

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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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DUNNING, John

The Sign Of The Book

New York: Scribner, 2005

8vo, pp. 353. Original red and yellow three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt on red at spine.

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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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