3155

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BURTON, Richard

A Christmas Story

New York: William Morrow, 1964

8vo, pp. 31. Original orange three-quarter boards, snowflake device to front panel, lettered in black-on-red and silver-on-red to spine.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2154

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GRAVES, Robert

Good-Bye To All That

London: Cape, 1929

8vo, pp. 448. Original salmon boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown.

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[Gay Ephemera] [Mattachine Society]

Mattachine Society: Minutes Of Coordinating Council Meeting

N.p. [San Francisco] N.p. 1953

11 pp., typed (rectos only) and mimeographed, three on white paper and eight on yellow. Hole-punched in three places in left... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BARR, James [pseud. FUGATE, James]

Quatrefoil

New York: Greenberg, 1950

8vo, pp. 373. Original black boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition of the author's first book, inscribed by Barr to Richard Yates on the front free... [more]

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2832

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[pseud. ABBOTT, Edwin A.] SQUARE, A.

Flatland: A Romance Of Many Dimensions

London: Seeley & Co., 1884

8vo, pp. 100. Original printed stiff paper wrappers. Leading edge uncut.

First edition.

One of literature's very few geometric Victorian social satires. Set in a two-dimensional world, A. Square visits the one-dimensional community of Lineland, where he is dismissed as a lunatic, and is then visited by a sphere from Spaceland. Convinced of the existence of a third dimension, Square starts to entertain the possibility of a fourth. And a fifth...

All of which made this text something of a sensation when Einstein published his general theory of relativity in 1915, and Flatland was taken up as a text which foreshadowed major scientific findings. Since then, it has been cited by scientists as eminent as Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, inspired films and books, and - of course - has been name-checked in an episode of The Big Bang Theory.

This, the first edition, is now very scarce.


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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Blandings Castle

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1935

8vo, pp. 311. Original green boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine. Publisher's device in black to rear panel. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2585

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Psmith, Journalist

London: A&C Black, 1915

8vo, pp. 247. Original blue illustrated boards, lettered in yellow to front panel and in gilt to spine. No dustwrapper.

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WOOLF, Virginia

Monday Or Tuesday

London: Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1921

Small 8vo, pp. 96. White paper boards, brown cloth spine.

First edition. One of 1000 copies.
Eight ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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[Gay Ephemera] [Mattachine Society]

Mattachine Society: Minutes of Coordinating Council Meeting

N.p. [San Francisco] N.p. 7 February 1954

9 pp., typed, rectos only. Mark of rusted staple to top left. Hole-punched in three places in left margin. Two ink corrections, one... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3272

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BLYTON, Enid

Signed Contract For My Third Enid Blyton Book

London: N.p., 1953

4pp. typed legal document, horizontal fold across centre.

Legal contract dated 1 December 1953, SIGNED BY ENID BLYTON.

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2506

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BOWEN, Elizabeth

Encounters

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1923

8vo, pp. 204, 3 pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original blue boards, geometric pattern to front panel in gilt, title in gilt to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2494

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JOHNSON, B.S.

House Mother Normal

London: Trigram Press, 1971

8vo, pp. 204. Original threequarter grey boards, lettered in silver on cream spine. Yellow endpapers.

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[pseud. DESCLOS, Anne Cécile] RÉAGE, Pauline

Histoire d'O

Sceaux: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1954

8vo, pp. 245. Original printed yellow wrappers. Later protective slipcase.

First edition, one of 600 numbered copies of which... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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[HANCOCK, Tony] [trans. AUDEN, W.H.] HAMMARSKJOLD, Dag

Markings

London: Faber, 1965

8vo, pp. 186. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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[Gay Ephemera] [Mattachine Society]

Mattachine Society: Minutes of Coordinating Council Meeting

N.p. [San Francisco] N.p. 17 January 1954

3 pp., typed, rectos only. Inked initials ('VCEB') in top right corner of top page, mark of rusted paper clip to top... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BANG, Herman

Mikael

Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1904

8vo, pp. 379. Contemporary threequarter marbled cloth boards, leather ribbed spine and corners, spine and device on front panel... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2423

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McEWAN, Ian

First Love, Last Rites

London: Cape, 1975

8vo, pp. 165. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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24154

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[ed. GREENE, Graham]

The Old School

London: Cape, 1934

8vo, pp. 256. Original black boards, lettered in pale blue to front panel and spine. Bottom edge uncut.

First edition.

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3226

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SOMERVILLE, Boyle Townshend

Will Mariner

London: Faber, 1936

8vo, pp. 370. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, covered by plain brown paper protective wrapper made by Edith... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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LARKIN, Philip

The Less Deceived

Hessle: Marvell Press, 1955

8vo, pp. 45. 2pp. list of subscribers at rear. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper, bookseller's revised price... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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