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LEONARD, Elmore

Maximum Bob

New York: Delacorte Press, 1991

8vo, pp. 295. Original grey and black boards with gilt lettering.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page.


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PARKIN, Molly

Love: All

London: Blond & Briggs, 1974

8vo, pp. 191. Original black boards lettered in purple on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR:... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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PARKIN, Molly

Up Tight

London: Blond & Briggs, 1975

8vo, pp. 208. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: 'Oct '75. For darling John and ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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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CHRISTIE, Agatha

Cat Among The Pigeons

London: Collins, 1959

8vo, pp. 255. Original red boards, lettered in black on spine.

First edition.


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DURRELL, Lawrence

Tunc

London: Faber, 1968

8vo, pp. 316. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
Book Society wraparound band not present. A fairly common... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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ADDONIA, Sulaiman

The Consequences Of Love

London: Chatto & Windus, 2008

8vo, pp. 346. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: 'David, What can I say.... Thank you for your wonderful support. Best Wishes,... [more]

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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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[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.
First published by Girodias' father Jack Kahane... [more]

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THEROUX, Paul

The Consul's File

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977

8vo., pp. 192. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.

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[trans. AUDEN, W.H.] GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang Von

The Sorrows Of Young Werther and Novella

New York: Random House, 1971

8vo, pp. 201. Original ecru boards, lettered in silver to front panel and gilt to spine. Top edge orange, leading and lower edges... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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AUDEN, W.H.

Epistle To A Godson

New York: Random House, 1972

8vo, pp. 77. Original light and dark green three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge dark green.

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AUDEN, W.H.

US

San Antonio: United States Department of Commerce/U.S. Expositions Staff, 1968

3 pp. typed and mimeographed leaflet, stapled at top left corner, the first page on headed... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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DIBDIN, Michael

Cabal

London: Faber & Faber, 1992

8vo, pp.277. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine.... [more]

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BRIGGS, Raymond

Ethel & Ernest A True Story

London: Jonathan Cape, 1999

8vo, pp.103. Original illustrated boards. A fine copy. Illustrated throughout by the author.... [more]

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CHATWIN, Bruce

UTZ

London: Cape, 1988

8vo, pp.154. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. A fine unread copy in a near fine dustwrapper with one small spot of wear to foot of spine.... [more]

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DOYLE, Roddy

A Star Called Henry

London: Cape, 1990

8vo, pp. 343. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine. Minimal edgewear to head of spine, otherwise a fine, unread copy. ... [more]


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MORRISON, Toni

Tar Baby

London: Chatto & Windus, 1981

8vo, pp. 309. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition of the author's fourth novel.

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