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3141

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FOWLES, John

Daniel Martin

London: Cape, 1977

8vo, pp. 704. Original dark brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Top edge green. Printed dustwrapper. Author's photographic portrait to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2526

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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.

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

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2427

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[GRAVES, Robert]

The Augustan Poets

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1943

8vo, pp. 32, lacking the outer wrappers.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY GRAVES IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION TO JULIAN GLOVER.

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2356

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[illus. PIPER, John] BETJEMAN, John

Church Poems

London: John Murray, 1980

Small 8vo, pp. 64. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First trade edition, first issue. An... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2301

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Dance Of Death

London: Faber, 1933

8vo, pp. 38. Original green boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine.

First edition. A dramatic poem.

This was Auden's... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2288

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BETJEMAN, John

Ghastly Good Taste

London: Chapman and Hall, 1933

8vo, pp. 136. Fold-out map to rear. Original pink three-quarter boards, letter in black to front panel. Printed spine label. Bottom edge uncut. ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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FRENCH, Allen

At Plattsburg

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917

8vo, pp. 310, uncut. Original olive green boards, lettered in blue on front panel and spine. Small patch to spine, possibly a... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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PULLMAN, Philip

The Amber Spyglass

London: Scholastic, 2000

8vo, pp. 550. Original black boards, lettered in gold on front panel and spine.

First edition.
The third book in Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.

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SETH, Vikram

The Golden Gate

London: Faber, 1986

8vo, pp. 307. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, a novel written entirely in... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£100.00

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ISHIGURO, Kazuo

An Artist Of The Floating World

London: Faber, 1986

8vo, pp. 206. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, second issue (printed by Richard Clay). Winner of the Whitbread... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£100.00

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INNES, Hammond

Levkas Man

New York: Knopf, 1971

8vo, pp. 319. Original off-white boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Bull device to front panel. Leading edge uncut. Top edge stained... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BURNS, John Horne

A Cry Of Children

New York: Harper & Bros., 1952

8vo, pp. 276. Original grey and blue three-quarter cloth, lettered in white on spine.

First edition.
Published a year before Burns' death in Florence of a cerebral haemorrhage,... [more]

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1278

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WILLINGHAM, Calder

End As A Man

New York: Vanguard Press, 1947

8vo, pp. 240. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition of the author's first book, in a striking dustjacket designed by Roy Sanford.
Slide 49

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1015

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[pseud. CONNOLLY, Cyril] PALINURUS

The Unquiet Grave

London: Horizon, 1944

8vo., pp. 107. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, no. 419 of 1000 copies.

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3615

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

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1933

4to, pp. 91. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.

The renowned short story magazine, founded by Martha... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

3560

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TREVOR, William

Felicia's Journey

London: Viking, 1994

8vo, pp. 213. Original black boards, letter in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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£95.00

3498

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HOLLINGHURST, Alan

The Line Of Beauty

London: Picador, 2004

8vo, pp. 501. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Winner of the ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3341

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FLEMING, Ian

The Diamond Smugglers

London: Cape, 1957

8vo, pp. 160. Original black boards, lettered in white to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition. Introduction by 'John Blaize' --... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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