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MORTIMER, John

Felix In The Underworld

London: Viking, 1997

8vo, pp. 247. Original pale blue boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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[illus. pseud. CRAIGIE, Dorothy [GLOVER, Dorothy]] GREENE, Graham

The Little Horse Bus

London: Max Parrish, 1952

Small 4to, pp. 35. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine, and gilt device to front panel.

First edition.

Greene and... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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AUDEN, W.H.

About The House

New York: Random House, 1965

8vo, pp. 84. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to black spine.

First edition. Poet and essayist Nathaniel Tarn's copy, with his ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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AUDEN, W.H.

New Year Letter

London: Faber, 1941

8vo, pp. 188. Original grey boards, lettered in red to spine.

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AUDEN, W.H.

Nones

London: Faber, 1952

8vo, pp. 72. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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AUDEN, W.H.

Three Songs For St. Cecilia's Day

New York: Privately printed, 1942

Small 8vo, unpaginated. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel. Stitched binding.

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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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[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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[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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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.

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Collected Poetry Of W.H. Auden

New York: Random House, 1945

8vo, pp. 466. Original green boards, brown spine label lettered in gilt. Top edge green.

First edition.

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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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MANN, Thomas

The Beloved Returns (Lotte In Weimar)

New York: Knopf, 1940

8vo, pp. 453. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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MANN, Thomas

Stories Of Three Decades

New York: Knopf, 1936

8vo, pp. 567. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine and in blind to front board. Leading edge uncut. Top edge stained red.

First... [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.

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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.

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