3381

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[MILLER, Henry] [VILLAGE PRESS]

Henry Miller in Paris: Five Essays (A Complete Set)

London: Village Press, 1973

Five items, two of 24pp, one of 16pp, two of 8pp. Stiff paper wrappers, printed in black.

First editions thus.

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3221

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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.

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2676

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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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2529

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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.

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2524

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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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2501

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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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2298

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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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2209

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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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1331

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SITWELL, Osbert

Left Hand, Right Hand! 5 vols.

London: Macmillan & Co., 1945-1950

8vos, all in original red boards, lettered in gold on spine.

First editions of Sitwell's autobiography.
A lovely set which has been together since publication.

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3564

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ATTENBOROUGH, David

The Living Planet

London: Reader's Digest Association/William Collins/BBC, 1985

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3533

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WILLIAMS, Kenneth

Acid Drops

London: J.M. Dent, 1980

8vo, pp. 176. Original cream boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Photographic dustwrapper.

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3531

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[MORECAMBE, Eric] MORECAMBE, Gary

Funny Man: Eric Morecambe

London: Methuen, 1982

8vo, pp. 157. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Photographic illustrated dustwrapper.

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3519

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STEWART, Douglas

Shipwreck

Sydney: Shepherd Press, 1947

4to, pp. 96. Original grey boards, lettered in red to front panel and spine. Printed dustwrapper.

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3517

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CALDER, Nigel

Einstein's Universe

London: BBC, 1979

8vo, pp. 178. Original tan boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear panel.

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3512

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[illus. HIRSCHFELD, Al] PERELMAN, S. J.

Westward Ha!

London: Reinhardt and Evans, 1949

8vo, pp. 159. Original pink boards, title panel to spine, design panel to front board. Top edge green. Illustrated dustwrapper. Small... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3496

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PLATH, Sylvia

The Bell Jar

London: Faber, 1967

Small 8vo, pp. 258. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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2873

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ROBSON, Don

Young and Sensitive

London: Hutchinson, 1964

8vo, pp. 175. Uncorrected proof copy. Original printed red stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel and spine. Endpapers illustrated with facsimile manuscript.

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MacDONALD, John D.

Dress Her In Indigo

London: Robert Hale, 1971

8vo, pp. 208. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First UK edition, and a very nice example.

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MILNE, A.A.

Now We Are Six

London: Methuen, 1927

8vo, pp. 104. Original maroon boards, lettered in gilt to spine and with E.H. Shepard designs in gilt to front and rear panels. Pink endpapers with... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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

Stray-aways

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1920

8vo, pp. 280. Original blue boards, lettered in white and black to front panel and black to spine. Tissue guard to frontispiece. Lacking... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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