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SIGNED TWICE ! He Came to England G.J. RENIER 1st /1st 1933 INTERESTING ASSOC.!

by G.J. RENIER

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London, United Kingdom: Peter Davies, 1933. The author was a well known writer and academic, born in Holland who moved as a young man to Britain - this book deals with his early life. *** From the library of Anne and F.G.Renier with their bookplate to fixed endpaper, this was the author's brother and sister-in-law, notable collectors of childrens books and to whom this copy is author inscribed and signed twice by him on the ffep on two separate ocassions *** SCARCE THUS HAVING BEEN SIGNED BY AUTHOR ! A sound, near good copy with moderate wear and signs of handling.(a little moreso to head and tail of spine) and significant sunning to the spine. Cloth is somewhat marked. All pages present and correct. Clean internally and well bound. Two interesting newspaper cuttings about the author are loosely laid in, one in his native Dutch and the other in English. Signed by Author. First Edition and First Printing. Cloth.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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Devices and Desires *SIGNED*

by James, P.D.

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Used - Fine
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London, United Kingdom: Faber and Faber, 1989. A bright, clean copy which has been signed to the title page by P.D. James in blue ink. There are no further inscriptions. Book sits tight, solid and square with all corners sharp. Housed in the rather gothic looking dustwrapper which retains publishers printed price on front inside flap. Dustwrapper in very presentable condition with no discernable faults. Presented in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A very nice first printing copy of a P.D. James classic.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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To Whom She Will

by Jhabvala, R. Prawer

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: George Allen & Unwin, 1955. Bound in the publishers black cloth with contrasting silver titles to spine. This is the first edition of this scarce Jhabvala first novel set in Delhi. All pages are present and correct with one small discreet previous owners name to the front free endpaper. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Silver title lettering to spine remains sharp and definite. Housed in the exotic A. Breeze designed dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Slight loss to head and heel of spine with some chipping to corners but a presentable example nontheless. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A very decent example of the authors scarce first novel.. First Edition. Near Fine/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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A Good Head for Beer

by Gareth D. John

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Used - Very Good +
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First Edition
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Risca Newport Gwent UK: The Starling Press Ltd, 1982. A very nice copy indeed. Signed to the front free endpaper 'with very best wishes, Gareth D. John (Dr)' No other inscriptions. An authority on the art of making jolly good beer. Dustwrapper in Good condition with publishers printed price intact. Faded to the spine area. A little bit of rubbing to corners and minor signs of handling. Black and white illustrations throughout. A respectable and presentable copy in a removable archival booksleeve. Very interesting !. Signed by Author. First Edition. Very Good +/Good. FIRST EDITION.
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THE CARE OF ANTIQUES

by Mills John Fitzmaurice

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Arlington Books, 1968. Hardcover binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Decorated dust jacket. Book contains 126 pages with black and white photoplates and line drawings in the text. Contains a signed letter from the author John Mills on headed Note paper from his address in North Devon. Condition Book firmly bound with no previous owner marks, clean inside and out. Dust Jacket slight rub to top edge with minor signs of overall handling , no chips or tears, not priceclipped. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. An excellent volume on the care, pride and preservation required to keep your antiques in tip-top condition. Scarce to find this edition with the signed letter from the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Very Good/Good +. FIRST EDITION.
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Biggles and the Poor Rich Boy

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Leicester, United Kingdom: Brockhampton Press, 1961. A very nice copy in the bright dustwrapper. 182pp. The usual dramatic frontispiece by Leslie Stead ensures our hero Biggles makes his usual heroic entrance ! Dustwrapper has miniscule signs of handling otherwise in very presentable condition. Publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Number 58 in the classic Biggles series as denoted on the spine of the dustwrapper.. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Leslie Stead. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Biggles of the Interpol

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Leicester, United Kingdom: Brockhampton Press, 1957. Bound in the publishers diamond patterned red boards with black title lettering to spine. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Six magnificent full colour illustrations by the inimitable Leslie Stead grandly supplement this tale of desert heroics ! This includes the frontispiece with what one assumes is Biggles looking incredibly like the famous Lawrence of Arabia ! A nice copy. Housed in the equally colourful Leslie Stead dustwrapper which has been neatly priceclipped. A little edgeworn to head of spine and the extremities. Minor signs of handling comensurate with age but a very presentable example nontheless. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Number 48 in the series folks !. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Leslie Stead. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Biggles Works it Out

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1951. A nice bright copy. Red boards in very good condition with no fading. Black title lettering to spine and front board remains sharp and definite. Dustwrapper rubbed and worn to the edges. Loss to top and bottom of spine. Publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper is now protected in a removable archivl booksleeve to preserve its condition. Overall a decent copy offered at a reasonable and realistic price !. First Edition. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Stead. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Biggles on Mystery Island

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1958. A fantastic frontispiece by Stead of a cool looking 'King Hara' whoever he is. One suspects he might be a baddie from within the plot hence the suspicious looking sunglasses ! This is a nice copy. Previous owners name wriiten neatly to front pastedown. This is discreet as it is mostly obscured by the dustwrapper flap. Small ticks to some of the titles also done very neatly and discreetly. The book does not have any real evidence of foxing and the pages remain fresh and tightly bound. Binding in excellent condition with no bumping of the corners which remain sharp. Housed in the typically dramatic dustwrapper which has not been priceclipped. Overall signs of light wear and handling commensurate with age. Lightly rubbed to the edges with small tears to the vulnerable spine corners. A rather delicate dustwrapper by nature this one is wholly intact and maintains a nice shelf appearance. Dustwrapper protected in a removable archival booksleeve to… Read more
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Biggles Delivers the Goods

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1946. Bound in the publishers red cloth with black title lettering to spine and front board. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. The usual dramatic full colour frontispiece by Stead starts this epic adventure off in swashbuckling style ! A very presentable copy. Housed in the Leslie Stead designed dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Biggles waves confidently from the front panel in full flying gear so typical of the 1940s era ! Very lightly creased to the edges otherwise a bright and presentable example of the colourful dustwrapper. Now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A Biggles title that is becoming increasingly scarce in the first printing. Nice copy.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Leslie Stead. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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The Rescue Flight

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 1948. This copy states 'First published 1939, reprinted.... 1948' on the verso of the title page indicating the second printing. Foxed to top and foredge of pages otherwise a very clean copy. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper showing Biggles in full flying uniform, including raised goggles and leather flight cap set against a rapidly dimming blue sky, as the sun goes down. Publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper is now protected in a removable archival book sleeve to preserve its condition. A very decent copy.. Second Printing. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Alfred Sindall. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Second Printing.
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Biggles Makes Ends Meet

by Johns, Captain W.E.

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  • First
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Used - Very Good +
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First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1957. A very nice, copy indeed. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Binding remains fresh and bright. Clean inside. Housed in the typically dramatic dustwrapper by Stead with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Lightly rubbed to the edges and with some very small chips to the head of spine. A very presentable example of the dustwrapper which is becoming increasingly scarce to find surviving in this condition. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. This is a first printing as stated on the verso of the title page. A Biggles title which is becoming increasingly uncommon !. First Edition. Very Good +/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Our Friend The Dachshund

by Johns, Rowland (Editor)

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  • good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
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Hardcover
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London: METHUEN, 1936. A very nice little pocket book in the scarce second edition format. The 88 pages are all in good presentable condition with just a hint of spotting to the front edges otherwise clean throughout.Finished in light blue boards with distinctive black title lettering to the front and spine.The boards are very slightly faded to the edges but otherwise in good condition. Contains a nice mono photographic frontispiece of a dachshund. A very informative book thats handy pocket size makes it portable enough to carry anywhere.. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Oxford Book Of Political Anecdotes

by Johnson, Paul (Editor)

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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UK: Oxford University Press, 1986. Bound in the publishers original black cloth with gilt title leterings to front and spine. The 270 pages remain in excellent condition with no marks or inscriptions, as does the binding, being almost new in appearance. Housed in the very colourful dustjacket which bears a wraparound scene of political and royal figures over the centuries, portrayed in hilarious characateur style. The dustjacket retains publishers original printed price of 10.95 UK Pounds on the bottom of the inside flap. Slight creasing to top edge otherwise in very presentable condition with no fading and excellent colour tone. An extremely funny book of political satire written in the best tradition of English wit and humour, indeed no one escapes, from Churchill to Chamberlain and Charles II to Queen Victoria, all are quoted within ! An attractie book throughout.. First Edition. Fine/Very Good.
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Through a Glass Darkly - The Life of Patrick Hamilton

by Jones, Nigel

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Scribners, 1991. This is the first printing of this fascinating biography of one of England's most complex and fascinating writers. A lovely sharp copy with no inscriptions. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. No defects of note. Housed in the excellent George Underwood illustrated dustwrapper depicting a brooding Hamilton nursing a pint with the famous Brighton pier in the background. The lightest signs of handling otherwise a lovely, fine example of the dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Surprisingly scarce in this well preserved state. A must for anyone interested in the life and mind of this most uncompromising of authors. . First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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