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C. Arthur Pearson, 1925, reprint. original cloth, spine dull, but sound condition. With a typed letter, signed by the author dated 1937, recounting how he had been on the Windward taking relief to the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition at Vardo. He had left the ship at Vardo, and it had later retrieved Nansen from his Fram expedition.
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New Preface to "The Life and Confessions of Oscar Wilde".

by HARRIS, Frank and DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred:

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Fortune Press, 1927, pp. 63. The preferred second edition with a new seven page preface by Alfred Douglas. Original cloth-backed boards. Spine ends rubbed, but good, sound condition.
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The Cottage in the Wood.

by BRONTE, Patrick:

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Bradford, T. Inkersley, 1818, second edition, pp. 69, [3], engraved frontis. original roan-backed boards. Binding slightly rubbed, some slight dustiness, but a very good copy. Both first and second editions are uncommon.
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Basil Seal Rides Again.

by WAUGH, Evelyn:

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£261.84

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London, Chapman & Hall, 1963. Limited edition, number 463 of only 750 copies signed by the author. Perhaps just a slight trace of fading to the spine, but very good condition with the original glacine jacket.
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London and Oxford, 1890 and 1891, two pamphlets, facsimiles of the rare originals, printed for private circulation and each limited to 300 copies. Original wrappers, ex-library, a few stamps, worn and dusty. Sold as useable working copies.
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The Manchester Athenaeum Album.

by Bronte, Charlotte (contributes):

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Manchester, 1850, small 4to, pp. x, 54. Ex-library copy in later cloth-backed boards. Class numbers on spine, library bookplate inside, some numbers on title page verso, a couple of blindstamps. Edges gilt, contents generally rather dusty, half title slightly chipped at fore-edge, but still sound condition. Contributors include Charlotte Bronte with a poem "The Orphans" translated from the French, also… Read more
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Eugenie de Franval and Other Stories.

by SADE, Marquis de:

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£7.86

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London,Spearman,1965, pp.183. Translated by Margaret Crosland. Very good in just slightly marked d.w.
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Hodge and His Masters.

by JEFFERIES,Richard:

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London,Smith,Elder,& Co.,1880, first edition,2 volumes,pp.x,359;(vi),312 plus 2 leaves of adverts,original cloth gilt. Bookplate on front paste-down of each volume,occasional light foxing,but an exceptionally bright and attractive copy,with the inner hinges totally free from the usual cracking.
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Pastorals: A Book of Verses.

by BLUNDEN, E.C:

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London,Erskine Macdonald,1916, first edition,pp.36,(6),original printed wrappers with yapp edges. A very nice,largely unopened copy of this early work by Blunden, published soon after he had left school.
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