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cover of 'The dice were bad'

'The dice were bad'

by Robinson R R

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Published
2020
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Artist proof linocut print inspired by Gabrielle Barnby's poem 'Peace-Land' (ISBN 978-1-912889-05-1). The print measures 30cm by 21cm and is printed on Fabriano paper. Robinson R R has a studio on Orkney. The print is sold unframed. Barnby's verse reads, Islands that nested a fleet And paid over their sons. One in five lost, Far more than were due. The dice were bad, One, two,… Read more
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cover of Babel 5: Karl Krolow

Babel 5: Karl Krolow

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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£385.00

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Beautifully bound special edition of selected poems by German poet, Karl Krolow presented alongside with English translations by Kevin Perryman. These selected poems were published by Babel on the occasion of Krolow's 70th birthday. The translations were authorized by Karl Krolow and are printed here for the first time. Celebrated along with Krolow's work are signed poems by Gunter Grass,… Read more
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cover of Foresterhill

Foresterhill

by George Mackay Brown

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Published
1992
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Fine
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First Edition
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£175.00

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Published by Babel, Scondorf am Ammersee, Germany in an edition of 300 copies, of which 50 are numbered and signed by the author, This is number 22. To express his gratitude to the medical staff at Foresterhill, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he was a patient in 1990, he composed a set of poems imagining a medieval monastic beginning for Foresterhill.… Read more
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cover of The Hawthorn Hedge

The Hawthorn Hedge

by Mercedes Claraso

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Boreas Books
Published
1995
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£25.00

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An outstanding, fine copy in fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page.
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cover of Kintalloch

Kintalloch

by Mercedes Claraso

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Boreas Books
Published
1994
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Fine
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First Edition
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£25.00

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An outstanding, fine copy with near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page. First edition
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cover of Natana

Natana

by Mercedes Claraso

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Boreas Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781872988030
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£18.00

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A very, very good, near fine, clean, tight copy. Dust jacket in unclipped, outstanding, fine condition. Signed by author on front endpaper.
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cover of The Day They Put Humpty Together again

The Day They Put Humpty Together again

by Margaret Jones

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
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£25.00

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A pleasing, bright, tight, near fine copy in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Signed and dated by author. Jacket design by Kenneth Farnhill. The humorous story of a famous painter with a disease-ridden body who is given a new lease of life when his head is grafted onto a splendidly muscular… Read more
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cover of The Nuclear Casebook: An Illustrated Guide

The Nuclear Casebook: An Illustrated Guide

by C Phillips and I Ross

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Boreas Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Frst Edition
ISBN
9780904919714
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£15.00

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A copy signed by author, Crispin Phillips, with a typed letter by the author Sellotaped onto the back of the front cover. A book by members of the Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons. Book in very good condition.
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cover of Figs and Thistles

Figs and Thistles

by Sydney Goodsir Smith

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Published
1959
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Fine
Edition
First edition
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£125.00

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Special, luxury limited first edition of Figs and Thistles by Sydney Goodsir Smith. Edition limited to just one hundred copies. Signed by the author. An excellent, fine condition copy of this rare edition. Separate folded paper 'Word Leet' glossary of dialect words inserted as published. Half leather binding with blue cloth covers. Issued without dust jacket.
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