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3636

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[JOYCE, James] ed. ROTH, Samuel

Two Worlds

New York: At the Sign of the Mocki-Grisball, 1925-6

Small 4tos, lettered in red and black to front panels and spines. Original black slipcases.

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3210

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SPARK, Muriel

The Comforters

London: Macmillan, 1957

8vo, pp. 233. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated, later issue dustwrapper.

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3190

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WHEATLEY, Dennis

The Rape Of Venice

London: Hutchinson, 1959

8vo, pp. 446. Original dark blue boards, lettered in gilt and pale blue to spine, figurative design in gilt to front panel. Maps to endpapers.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2500

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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.

First edition, WITH INSCRIBED CARD FROM THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2421

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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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2354

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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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2346

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AUDEN, W.H.

New Year Letter

London: Faber, 1941

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

First UK edition. First published two months earlier in the US under the title... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2325

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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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2305

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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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3694

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CAPOTE, Truman

Breakfast at Tiffany's

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958

8vo, pp. 159. Original red boards, lettered in silver to spine. Printed dustwrapper.

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£125.00

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McCARTHY, Cormac

The Border Trilogy

London: Picador, 1992-8

8vos. Vol. I: Original cream boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Vols. II and III: Original black boards, lettered in gilt to... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3609

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[MILLER, Henry] ed. PERLES, Alfred

Delta

Paris: P.p., 1938

Small 8vo, pp. 22. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to both panels.

First edition.

In 1937, and for reasons... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3574

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HADDON, Mark

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Oxford: David Fickling Books, 2003

8vo, pp. 272. Original stiff paper wrappers. Publisher's wraparound band.

Proof copy, with the scarce wraparound band.

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3483

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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.

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

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3307

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GLYDER, John

Lady-in-the-Moon

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1941

8vo, pp. 254, 2pp. publisher's advertisements bound in at rear. Original orange boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3215

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SPARK, Muriel

Not To Disturb

London: Observer Books, 1971

8vo, pp. 159. Original yellow three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt to tan spine, illustration in gilt to front panel. Yellow endpapers, silk... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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.

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