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3248

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SOMERVILLE, Edith and SOMERVILLE, Boyle

Records Of The Somerville Family Of Castlehaven And Drishane From 1174, To 1940

Cork: Guy & Co., 1940

Large 8vo, pp. 134. Original blue three-quarter boards, lettered in back to front panel and black to white to spine.

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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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£1,750.00

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MOODY, Rick

Purple America

New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1997

8vo, pp. 298. Original purple and black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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£45.00

3127

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ELIOT, T. S.

Poetry And Drama

London: Faber, 1951

8vo, pp. 35. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper.

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£150.00

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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£400.00

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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£195.00

3568

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McCOWEN, Alec

Personal Mark

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984

8vo, pp. 236. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£35.00

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.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO ACTOR LEO... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£195.00

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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£75.00

3530

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MORECAMBE, Eric

Over The Moon, Sick As A Parrot

London: Hutchinson/Stanley Paul, 1982

4to, unpaginated. Original photographic laminated stiff paper wrappers.

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£95.00

3714

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GRAY, Simon

Otherwise Engaged and other plays

London: Methuen, 1987

Small 8vo, pp. 135. Original photographic stiff paper wrappers, author's photographic portrait to rear wrapper.

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£75.00

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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£350.00

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.

First and only edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: 'Taylor Smith /... [more]

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£125.00

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.

First edition, SIGNED BY EDITH... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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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£125.00

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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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3501

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FONTAINE, Joan

No Bed of Roses

London: W.H.Allen, 1978

8vo, pp. 319. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrappers. Photographic dustwrapper, portrait of the author to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£275.00

3589

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STEWART, Douglas

Ned Kelly

Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1956

8vo, pp. 80. Original pale blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine and Ned Kelly illustration to front panel. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£395.00


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