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Kaiso Calypso Music. David Rudder in conversation with John La Rose

by John La Rose, David Rudder

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London: New Beacon Books, 1990. pp 33 This booklet carries the text of the conversation held between John La Rose and David Rudder at the Calypsonians In Person Event held at the National Sound Archive on Thursday October 8th 1987. Very good in glossy photographic wrappers, lightly sunned, pages age toned but clean. Inscribed "to dear Alasdair with best wishes and some hope John, 4 December 1990". Provenance: from the recent Glasgow dispersal sale of Alasdair Gray's library. Gray (1934-2019) is acknowledged as one of the most innovative figures in Scottish literature and culture. Painter, novelist, playwright, poet and editor, Gray frequently combined his diverse artistic talents within single works to challenge existing forms. He has been described as 'Blending satire and tragedy, realism and fantasy, his work has been credited with spurring a renaissance in Scottish literature.' Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this item. 1990
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Katherine Mansfield 1888 - 1923: Centennial Facsimile Letter

by Katherine Mansfield

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Wellington, New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library, 1988. 220 x 143 mm. Near Fine. Near fine folding card wrapper with facsimile letter inserted. Mansfield writes to her sister Jeanne recalling vivid memories of their New Zealand childhood. With transcription printed on the cover, which has been protected by a cellophane wrapper from the National Library Bookshop, Wellington. Near Fine 1988
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Katherine Mansfield Four Poems

by Katherine Mansfield

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London: Eric and Joan Stevens, 1980. 220 x 143 mm. Near Fine. Limited edition, number 52 of 150. Near fine, laid into green card wrappers, hand-printed privately on a Littlejohn Proofing Press on Glastonbury laid paper. Contains the poems A Verse Fragment, Love Cycle, Winter Bird and The Butterfly, edited and introduced by Jeffrey Meyers. A very pleasing publication. Near Fine 1980
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Keep the Home Guard Turning

by Compton Mackenzie

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, Very Good, in clean original red cloth, slight foxing to edges and end papers, the binding is square and firm, the pages crisp, ownership inscription to front pastedown. In very good, price clipped dust jacket which is rubbed and nicked to the edges, the front panel is bright, the lower one spotted. An attractive wartime copy of Mackenzie's amusing novel. Very Good 1943
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The Keeper's Book: A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

by P Jeffrey Mackie

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London and Edinburgh: T N Foulis, 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. [xxi] pp500 [xx]adverts. The 11th edition of July 1911. Very good in blue cloth with gilt titles, Advert for White Horse Whiskey to lower panel, top edge gilt, rough cut pages, in a tight and square binding. A little foxing to end papers with stamps of Sutton Manor. Well illustrated with black and white photographic plates on brown card. Chapters 25 and 26 on Prevention of Accidents and First Aid are printed on pink paper for quick reference. Very Good 1911
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Ken Russell on the set of 'Savage Messiah'

by Ken Russell, Dorothy Tutin

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London: Unpublished Photographs, 1972. No Binding. Very Good. (38x31cm) On-set large format vintage photograph of the director Ken Russell giving - or perhaps taking - direction from the co-star of his movie about Gaudier Breska, Savage Messiah. (Scuffing to edges, otherwise very good) On the verso is Ken Russell's oval ownership stamp: 'The K-S Russell Collection', no photographer given. Ken Russell's film dramatisation of the obsessional relationship between the young French artist Henry Gaudier (Scott Antony) and Sophie Suzanne Brzeska (Dorothy Tutin), was scripted by Christopher Logue and followed the cultish triumph of his film, The Devils. Very Good 1972
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Kenneth Grahame 1859-1932 A Study of his Life, Work and Times

by Peter Green [Gordon Hill Grahame] - Kenneth Grahame

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London: John Murray, 1959. No Binding. Very Good. pp 400 A surprisingly unbuttoned biography of the author of The Wind in the Willows inscribed by his nephew, the Canadian novelist on the first blank: 'Gordon Hill Grahame "Ballanack" Jan.1960'. The book is in very good green buckram with some pale marking to the boards and offsetting to endpapers from inserted newspaper clippings. Very Good 1959
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A Key to the Waverley Novel in Chronological Sequence with index of the principle characters

by Henry Grey, Sir Walter Scott

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London: W Swan Sonnenschein & Co, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good. Brief sketches of the Historical Novels by Sir Walter Scott, in publisher's maroon cloth, with gilt titles and decoration to upper board. Very good condition, boards very lightly rubbed, corners bumped; end papers browned but internally crisp, occasional annotations in pencil. Very Good 1899
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Keys to the Families and Genera of British Spiders, and the Families, Genera and Species of British Harvestmen and Pseudoscorpions

by WM Falconer

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London, Hull and York: A Brown & Sons Ltd, 1910. Soft cover. Near Fine. Reprinted from The Naturalist, 1910, pp233-447 [index]. Near fine in green printed card wrappers, unmarked, clean and crisp throughout. Near Fine 1910
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Kiln Construction

by Paul Soldner

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New York: American Craftsmen's Council, 1965. Soft cover. Very Good. pp32 A detailed guide to the design and construction of a pottery kiln, fully illustrated with diagrams and black and white photographs. Very good in blue card wrappers, very lightly soiled, the pages are crisp and bright. Stamps and label Digby-Stuart College of the Sacred Heart, Roehampton, SW1. Very Good 1965
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King, Viceroy and Cabinet: The Modification of the Partition of Bengal, 1911

by F A Eustis II, Z H Zaidi

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Oxford: History, 1964. 220 x 143 mm. Near Fine. Offprint from History, volume XLIX (1964), pp 171-184. In near fine condition, signed to upper cover by Zaidi and inscribed "To Prof. Robinson with compliments 16.7.64". From the collection of Kenneth Robinson (1914-2005), a distinguished civil servant who became an expert on colonial government and administration. He was closely involved in international aspects of postwar planning, including former colonies, in south-West Africa (now Namibia), and became the Commonwealth Office expert on French West Africa. He became assistant secretary in the CO in 1946 (and head of the West African department), but resigned in 1948 to become reader in Commonwealth government at Oxford and subsequently director and professor of commonwealth affairs at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in London. He was vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong from 1965 to 1972. Near Fine 1964
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King of the City [John Baxter]

by Michael Moorcock

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London: Scribner, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine. Signed First Edition, Near Fine, page edges tanned and lightly marked. In a Fine jacket, not price-clipped. Elaborately inscribed with author's signature to title page, humourous reference to the actor Tom Baker to review page, and inscription to John Baxter from Paris 2007 on ffep. A very nice copy. Near Fine 2000
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King's Bromley A Century of Photographs

by Ivy Butcher

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Lichfield, Staffordshire: The Lichfield Press, 2000. Soft cover. Near Fine. pp 92. A photographic portrait of the village of King's Bromley in Staffordshire from the 1850's to the 1950's. Ivy Butcher selected them from the collection of photographs compiled by her husband David Butcher and the other King's Bromley Historians. Near fine in glossy photographic wrappers which show only minor signs of handling, internally fine. Inscribed "Best wishes to Frank. Ivy". Near Fine 2000
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The King's Daughter

by Pansy (Isabella MacDonald Alden)

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Edinburgh: James Gemmell, George IV Bridge, 1873. Hardcover. Very Good. pp310 A Christian story for girls. Decorative blue cloth bindings with gilt titles, blind stamped with an attractive foliage and bird design. Very good, spine ends and corners rubbed, some spotting to the edges and pages. Neat ownership inscription of M Irvine to yellow end paper. An attractive copy of this uncommon Edinburgh imprint. Very Good 1873
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Kiss me Deadly [Poster]

by Mickey Spillane

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Brussels: Lichtert and Fils, 1955. No Binding. Good. (35 x 44cm) A Belgian poster for Robert Aldrich's 1955 film adaptation of Kiss Me Deadly starring Ralph Meeker. The striking image is nicked and rubbed with punctures where it was originally stapled into position. A superb object nonetheless. Good 1955
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Kit: A Memory

by James Payn

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. Hardcover. Good. Uncommon late Victorian novel, half blue morocco, some splitting to outer hinges, marbled endpapers with 'Leeds School Board' presentation bookplate on first pastedown, some foxing, all edges marbled. Good 1883
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Knee Deep in Daisies: Being Amorous Adventures in the Life of Major Wodell, C.B

by Philip Macer-Wright

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London: Ernest Benn, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. pp286 Very good first edition in a good plus jacket. In fresh burgundy boards, the edges and preliminaries are lightly foxed, the binding is tight and the pages clean with no inscriptions. In a striking dust jacket featuring a monocled gentleman sporting daisies on his top hat. The white panels are soiled and the spine sunned with a couple of chips. Very Good 1928
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Knight after Knight

by Sheila Sancha

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London: Collins, 1974. pp 200 A first edition of this humorous historical novel for children, illustrated throughout with delightful line drawings by the author. Inscribed by Sheila Sancha to British cartoonist and author John Ryan "To John and Priscilla with love and added thanks for writing so many words so well". Very good in blue cloth, spotting to the text block edges, in a good plus dust jacket, the panels are bright but creased, chipped and torn to the edges. John Ryan (1921 – 2009) was a British animator and cartoonist, best remembered for his character Captain Pugwash which began as a comic strip which spawned books and a TV series which was animated by Ryan in real time using a system of cut-out characters and boats, moved by hidden cardboard levers. We have acquired Pugwash artwork and a collection of books at a recent sale of items from Ryan's estate. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information. Sheila Sancha 1974
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The Knight of Gwynne: A Tale of the time of the Union

by Charles Lever

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1858. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. The books are near Very Good in their original handsome publisher's green cloth with embossed decoration and gilt spine lettering, fraying to heads of spine. The bindings are quite sound. With amusing frontispiece with tissue guard, title page and illustrations engraved by "Phiz". Very Good 1858
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Kobenhavn: Skitsebog Af William Black

by William Black

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Copenhagen: H Hirschsprungs Forlag, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good. A book of architectural sketches and charming scenes of Copenhagen by artist William Black which comprises 22 full page illustrations in black and white, with titles in Danish, English, French and German. Very good in buff cloth covered boards with illustrated paper title label to upper cover. Ownership inscription of Yorkshire architect Judy Holmes 1948. Very Good 1948
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