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Meredith, George

One Of Our Conquerors

London: Chapman and Hall, 1891

3 vols. 8vos., pp. 302, 320 and 307. Original blue coarse cloth boards, tooling in black to front panels, lettered in gilt on spines, blindstamped publisher's device to rear panels. Edges uncut.... [more]

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SOMERVILLE, E. OE, and ROSS, Martin [pseud. MARTIN, Violet]

Sarah's Youth

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1938

8vo, pp. 311. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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HARRIS, Robert

Fatherland

London: Hutchinson, 1992

8vo, pp. 372. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine. Black endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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GROTOWSKI, Jerzy

Towards A Poor Theatre

Holstebro, Denmark: Odin Teatrets Forlag, 1968

8vo, pp. 262. Original printed stiff paper wrappers.

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BETJEMAN, John

St. Mary-Le-Strand

London: Privately printed, N.d. [1977?]

Single sheet broadside, 11.5" x 8" approx., printed on one side only.

First edition.

This scarce broadside was privately published from Betjeman's London home (the address of which appears at top right), and appears to have been issued as part of the fundraising campaign for the church which was launched in 1977.

Betjeman's frail and shaky signature at the foot of the poem is a facsimile - all copies we have seen are identical. The limitation is unknown but, given its very low survival rate, is presumed to be small.

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Thirteen Gun Salute

London: Collins, 1989

8vo, pp. 319. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

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GREENE, Graham

May We Borrow Your Husband?

London: Bodley Head, 1967

8vo, pp. 188. Original green and grey patterned boards, lettered in gilt to green spine.

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CAREY, Peter

Oscar And Lucinda

London: Faber, 1988

8vo, pp. 512. Original blue boards, lettered in white on spine.

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[intro. SITWELL, Sacheverell] BEAUMONT, Cyril W.

The History Of Harlequin

London: C. W. Beaumont, 1926

Large 8vo, pp. 156. Original illustrated boards, vellum spine lettered in gilt. Pages uncut.

First edition, no. 25 of 325 copies published by the author. With a preface by Sacheverell Sitwell to whom, with his brother Osbert, the book is dedicated.,
Cyril Beaumont was one of the pre-em

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HEATH, Edward

Music: A Joy For Life

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976

4to, pp. 204, index. Original mauve boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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CATHER, Willa

Sapphira And The Slave Girl

New York: Knopf, 1940

8vo, pp. 295. Original green boards, title labels printed in black and tan to front panel and spine. Top edge stained red, leading edge... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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[TERRY-THOMAS]

Top Of The Town

London: N.p. [BBC], 1951

21 mimeographed pp. of 36, [pp. 2-7, 14-21, 31-36], secured with split pin to top left. Rewrite to p. 21 secured by pins top and bottom. Pencilled... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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MILLER, Henry

Plexus

Paris: Olympia Press 1953

2 vols. 8vos, pp. 342 and 348. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First English-language edition, preceded only by the French translation published by Corrêa a year before in an edition of just ... [more]

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HUGHES, Ted

The Burning Of The Brothel

London: Turret Books. 1966

4to, unpaginated. White card covers in dark blue wrappers, lettered in black to front panel.

First edition. No. 52 of 75 copies SIGNED... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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[DENCH, Judi] [McKERN, Leo]

Handwritten Card from Judi Dench to Leo McKern

London: N.p., N.d. [1989]

Greetings card.

CARD FROM JUDI DENCH TO LEO McKERN ON THE OPENING OF THE CHERRY ORCHARD AT THE ALDWYCH THEATRE ON 24 OCTOBER 1989.

Dench played Ranyevskaya in this Michael Frayn translation, and was joined in the production by Leo's daughter Abigail as Yepihodova:

'...[A]t last, I get to work with Abigail -- who is a wonder. What a divine girl and how good she is. It's just the most lovely company and we all love doing the show. ... Mike and Finty join me in sending great love to you, Judi.'

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MORTIMER, John

The Summer Of A Dormouse

London: Viking, 2000

8vo, pp. 213. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, later impression (incomplete number... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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AUDEN, W.H. and ISHERWOOD, Christopher

The Dog Beneath The Skin

London: Faber, 1935

8vo, pp. 180. Original red boards, lettered in black to spine. Lower edge uncut. Dustwrapper.

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MORTIMER, John

Paradise Postponed

London: Viking, 1985

8vo, pp. 374. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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BETJEMAN, John

Poems In The Porch

London: SPCK, 1954

8vo, unpaginated. Original illustrated stiff paper wrapper, lettered in blue and red to front panel.

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BETJEMAN, John

Ode On The Marriage Of HRH Prince Charles To The Lady Diana Spencer In St. Paul's Cathedral On 29th July 1981

London: Warren Editions, 1981

Broadside, single white sheet, 485mm x 215mm, with red and blue fleur de lys and encircling decoration.

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