2499

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JOHNSON, B.S.

Poems Two

London: Trigram Press, 1972

Small 8vo, pp. 61. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to spine. Green endpapers, 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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JAMES, Clive

Poem Of The Year

London: Cape, 1983

8vo, pp. 79. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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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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3328

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GALSWORTHY, John

Over The River

London: Heinemann, 1933

8vo, pp. 322. Original three-quarter green boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spine. Publisher's device in gilt to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2533

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[McKERN, Leo] [HERRMANN, Edward] selected by WAVELL, A. P.

Other Men's Flowers

London: Cape, 1992

8vo, pp. 448. Original burgundy boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrappers lettered in red and black to front panel and spine.

Reprinted... [please click on the image or book title for more details]"If" -- the complete version will be sent! E.'.

This last refers to a referenced parody of Kipling's poem which begins: 'If you can keep your girl, when all around you, / Are losing theirs and blaming it on you...'. In the film Hermann and McKern's characters discover that they have been in love with the same woman all their lives.

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2048

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DOYLE, Roddy

Oh, Play That Thing

London: Jonathan Cape, 2004

8vo, pp.376. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on the spine.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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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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BIMSON, Walter R.

O Caledonia:

N.p. 'Privately printed by Walter R. Bimson for a few of his hunting and fishing companions' February 1, 1965

20 pp. pamphlet, stiff paper wrappers.

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3237

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

Notions In Garrison

London: Methuen, 1941

Square 8vo, pp. 134. Original orange boards, lettered in black to spine. Leading and bottom edges uncut.

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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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[COWARD, Noel] LESLEY, Cole; PAYN, Graham and MORLEY, Sheridan

Noel Coward And His Friends

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979

4to, pp. 216. Original white boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY ALL THREE AUTHORS ON PUBLICATION DAY TO BOB HOLNESS: 'Dear Bob, with our thanks, Coley, Publication Day. Graham, + Sheridan'. ADDITIONALLY SIGNED IN FULL BY ALL THREE AUTHORS ON TITLE PAGE.<

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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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3224

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

Mount Music

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1919

8vo, pp. 309. Original green boards, lettered in black to front panel and gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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LEONARD, Elmore

Maximum Bob

New York: Delacorte Press, 1991

8vo, pp. 295. Original grey and black boards with gilt lettering.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page.


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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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GROOM, Jon

Man And The Sea Shell

Munich: Edition X, 1994

Folio. Original brown boards, lettered in grey on spine. Double-thick pages, unopened but with blank inners.

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3326

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GALSWORTHY, John

Maid In Waiting

London: Heinemann, 1931

8vo, pp. 349. Original three-quarter green boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spine. Publisher's device in gilt to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3109

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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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PARKIN, Molly

Love: All

London: Blond & Briggs, 1974

8vo, pp. 191. Original black boards lettered in purple on spine.

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