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DEIGHTON, Len

Yesterday's Spy

London: Jonathan Cape, 1975

8vo, pp.224. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to the spine. Top edge stained marbled black.

First edition.

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BROOKNER, Anita

A Private View

London: Cape, 1994

8vo, pp.219. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to the spine.... [more]


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OKRI, Ben

Songs Of Enchantment

London: Cape, 1993

8vo, pp. 297. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

Advance reading copy, no. 84 of 200 copies, so stamped on both dustwrapper and ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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CARVER, Raymond

Where I'm Calling From

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988

8vo, pp. 393. Original browned boards, tooled in gilt on front panel and lettered in gilt at spine. Leading edge... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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[pseud. QUENEAU, Raymond] MARA, Sally

Journal Intime

Paris: Editions Du Scorpion [Jean Halluin], 1950

8vo, pp. 254. Original printed wrappers.

First trade edition, after 120 numbered copies on Alfa.

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DURRELL, Lawrence

Nunquam

London: Faber, 1970

8vo, pp. 283. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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AMADO, Jorge

Home Is The Sailor

New York: Knopf, 1964

8vo, pp. 298. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine. Leading edge uncut, top edge stained green.

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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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