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

All On The Irish Shore

New York: Longman's, Green & Co., 1910

8vo, pp. 274. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine and blind stamped to front panel. Tissue guard to... [please click on the image or book title for more details]"Martin Ross" April 19, 1913.' The English literary scholar Nevill Coghill was the nephew of Edith Somerville, the co-author of this book. First published by Longmans in 1903.

Edith Somerville [1858-1949] and her writing partner, her cousin Violet Martin ('Martin Ross') [1862-1915] are best known for writing the Irish R.M. stories together. After Violet's death in 1915 Edith, a firm believer in seances and the afterlife, continued to proclaim dual authorship of her books. This collection comprises eleven articles by the pair previously published in magazines, periodicals and anthologies.

A scarce signature, and a close family association.


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SOMERVILLE, E. OE

The States Through Irish Eyes

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930

Large 8vo, pp. 200. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Edges uncut.

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JACOBS, W.W.

The Lady Of The Barge

London: Harper & Brothers, 1902

8vo, pp. 300, 8pp. publisher's advertisements bound in at rear. Original orange illustrated boards, lettered in black to front panel and gilt... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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SPARK, Muriel

The Go-Away Bird

London: Macmillan, 1958

8vo, pp. 215. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

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BROOKNER, Anita

A Start In Life

London: Cape, 1981

8vo, pp. 176. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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SHAFFER, Peter

Equus

London: Andre Deutsch, 1973

Small 8vo, pp. 105. Original orange boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Photographic dustwrapper.

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CAMUS, Albert

Lyrical And Critical Essays

New York: Albert A. Knopf: 1968

8vo, pp. 365. Original burgundy boards, lettered in gilt to spine, Camus' name in blind to front panel. Printed price-clipped dustwrapper,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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HENTY, G.A.

A March On London

London, Glasgow and Dublin: Blackie & Sons, 1898 [1897]

8vo, pp. 352, 32 pp. catalogue bound in at rear. All edges gilt.

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AMIS, Kingsley

That Uncertain Feeling

London: Gollancz, 1955

8vo, pp. 254. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition of the author's second novel.

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[MILLIGAN, Spike] COHEN, Barry

Life With Gough

St. Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1996

8vo, pp. 268. Original purple boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, later impression (number line ending at 3), INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO SPIKE MILLIGAN: 'To Spike and Shelagh Love Barry and Rue'. ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY THE BOOK'S SUBJECT, AUSTRALIAN EX-PRIME MINISTER GOUGH WHITLAM, ON TITLE PAGE.

A nice double association.

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BROCK, Brock Norman, and REFN, Nicolas Winding

Bronson

London: Vertigo Films, 2008

90 mimeographed pp., secured with file staple to left edge. Cast ownership label to title page.

Shooting script of the film starring Tom Hardy and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, dated 26 February 2008 on title page, and copyrighted by Vertigo Media in 2006. ACTOR HUGH ROSS'S COPY, WITH PRODUCTION STICKER TO THAT EFFECT TO RIGHT HAND CORNER OF TITLE PAGE.

Hugh Ross played Uncle Jack in this biopic of Charles Bronson -- currently known as Charles Salvador, but born Michael Peterson -- often described as the most dangerous prisoner in Britain, and certainly one of the maddest. Bronson was very happy with the film's portrayal of him, although some of his family took grave exception to the film's depiction of Uncle Jack, in Hugh Ross's splendid performance, as an ageing, lascivious homosexual. (This would worry me deeply if I was Mr. Ross, but he seems remarkably unperturbed. Maybe he doesn't know...).

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[pseud. FINLAY, Peter Warren] PIERRE, D.B.C.

Vernon God Little

London: Faber, 2003

8vo, pp. 279. Original white boards, lettered in black on spine.

First edition. Winner of the Booker Prize.

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[ed. ZUCKERMAN, Lord]

Great Zoos Of The World: Their Origins And Significance

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, N.d. [1979]

Large 8vo, pp. 231. Original tan boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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NEWMAN, Arnold

Artists

Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1980

4to, pp. 157. Original grey boards, lettered in light grey and black on front panel and spine.

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De BERNIERES, Louis

The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman

London: Secker & Warburg, 1992

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

First edition.

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McINTOSH, Harlan Cozad

This Finer Shadow

New York: Dial Press, 1941

8vo, pp. 408. Original blue-green boards, lettered in green on front panel and spine.

First edition.
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O'CASEY, Eileen

Cheerio, Titan

London: Papermac, 1991

8vo, pp. 148. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers. Fine.

First UK edition, first published in the US in 1989. The book isan account of the friendship between George Bernard Shaw and Sean ... [more]

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WANAMAKER, Sam

1 pp. TLS TO DAVID GOTHARD. 1 April 1985.

London: 1985

1 pp. TLS, 295 x 205 mm, lacking the envelope. Inked set of directions in Gothard's hand at top (see below).

Typed letter, signed by Sam Wanamaker, inviting Gothard to become administrator of the... [more]

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CARQUE, Lillian

Mrs. Carqué's Recipe Book

Los Angeles: Otto Carqué, 1928

12mo, pp. 32. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers. Stamp of Sunshine Health Food Store, San Francisco, and publisher's label on front cover.

First and only edition.
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GOLDING, William

Free Fall

London: Faber, 1959

8vo., pp. 253. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

One of 7500 copies of the author's fourth novel.
Gekoski & Grogan A6a.

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