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THE MAN WHO DIED

by Lawrence, D.H.

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Used - Very Good +
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First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Martin Secker, 1931. Originally written under the name of 'The Escaped Cock' The present title was decided upon by the author shortly before his death. This edition is limited to 2000 copies for sale in England and the United States of America. The type has been distributed. A lovely copy bound in classic green cloth with bevelled edges. Rough cut to edges as published. Interior pages remain in excellent condition with no apparent foxing. Housed in the plain cream dustwrapper with green title lettering and vignette to upper panel. Chipped and egdeworn with overall signs of handling commensurate with age but essentially just about a good example. Dustwrapper is now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A nice copy.. First Edition. Very Good +/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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MASK OF VIOLENCE

by JOHN HARRIS writing as MARK HEBDEN

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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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United Kingdom: Michael Joseph, London, 1970. 1st UK Edition and 1st printing. A very good copy with no inscriptions. All pages present and correct and tightly bound. A little foxed to front edge. Very slight lean, but hardly noticeable. Slight bump to top of back front corner. Overall light signs of handling to binding. A VERY DECENT COPY. Housed in the enigmatic dustwrapper which has not been priceclipped. Slight overall wear and signs of handling. A little dusty overall and edges are a tad creased, but no tears so fully intact. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A VERY GOOD COLLECTABLE EXAMPLE OF THE DUSTWRAPPER........... AND A VERY NICE COPY OVERALL ! INEXPLICABLY SCARCE TO FIND IN THE FIRST PRINTING ! John Harris (18 October 1916 - 7 March 1991) was a British author. He published a series of crime novels featuring the character Inspector Pel, and war books. He wrote with his own name, and also with the pseudonyms of Mark Hebden and Max Hennessy. His 1953… Read more
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MODUS TENENDI PARLIAMENTUM; AN ANCIENT TREATISE ON THE MODE OF HOLDING THE PARLIAMENT IN ENGLAND with SIGNED Thomas Duffus Hardy LETTER

by Hardy, Thomas Duffus (editor)

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  • Hardcover
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Used - Near Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: George Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1846. Green swirl patterned cloth which is possibly moir silk lettered in gold on front cover. 225 x 140 mm. xxxii and 48 pages. Ex Library - handwritten inscription on front pastedown "Library of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Islands An: Dom: 1848" (with their gold embossed mark on front cover) Other later library marks and stamps belonging to County Borough of Grimsby Public Library including white library catalogue number to spine. Label to spine rubbed but still legible. Overall signs of wear and handling. Embossed headed letter signed By the Author mounted on rear end paper, from the public records office of which he was Assistant Keeper. Letter is dated 11th April 1862, but does not name the addressee - letter reads "My dear Sir.... and concerns a possible French Edition thought to exist. . Letter Signed By the Author. Corners and edges bumped. A book with obvious use and minor faults but still about… Read more
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A Maggot

by Fowles, John

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780002230421
ISBN 10
0002230429
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 1985. Bound in the publishers brown cloth boards with bold gilt title lettering to spine. The 455 pages are in excellent condition throughout with no inscriptions. Binding is in fine condition with no marks or blemishes. This is the scarce First Canadian Edition. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper which has a photograph of the author to the rear. Slight wear and creasing to the edges and one small closed tear to the bottom of front panel otherwise in very good condition and protected in a removeable archival sleeve. A nice copy of this interesting John Fowles title.. First Edition. Fine/Very Good.
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A Maggot

by Fowles, John

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780224028066
ISBN 10
0224028065
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1985. Bound in the publishers black hard boards with gilt title lettering to spine. The 460 pages remain in fresh, crisp condition throughout and are squarely bound. Name discreetly written on front free endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. Binding in excellent condition with no fading or bumping to corners. Title lettering is sharp and bright. Book sits solid and square. Housed in the fine dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Authors photograph by Tom Miller to the rear panel. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve condition. The photograph provided is a picture of the book and the dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request. A lovely copy of this powerful John Fowles novel.. First Edition. Near Fine/Fine.
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Magic Tree House Research Guide - Pirates

by Osborne, Mary Pope and Osborne, Will

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
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Random House, 2001. A decent copy in very good condition with only light signs of handling. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Sal Murdocca.
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Mamista

by Deighton, Len

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Harmondsworth: Century, 1991. Bound in the publishers red cloth with bold gilt title lettering to spine. The binding appears nearly new. All of the 360 pages are in excellent condition with no marks and only one neat inscription to the second front endpaper. Matching double black endpapers to the front and rear of the book. Housed in the distinctive dustjacket with publishers printed price still intact on bottom of inside front flap. Minimal creasing to top edge otherwise the dustjacket is in near fine condition. A very attractive copy throughout.. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Man In Black

by Cash, Johnny

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1975. Bound in the publishers black cloth with bold gilt title lettering to spine and front board. The 244 pages remain in fresh clean condition and are tightly bound. Small name to front pastedown remains discreet and is largely covered by dustwrapper. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. This is the first impression of the first edition. A rare and candid insight into one of America's all time musical legends. From the depths of depair to the height of religious understanding this is Johnny Cash's jouney through life from childhood to superstardom. Blindstamped in gilt to the front board with the signature of Johnny Cash. This is a fine copy inside and out. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper with photograph of Johnny Cash to the front panel and publishers printed price intact on front, inside flap. Dustwrapper is in fine, as new condition. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and… Read more
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The Man Who Stopped To Help

by Blyton, Enid

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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UK: Lutterworth Press, 1965. Bound in the publishers caramel cloth boards with contrasting maroon titles to the spine and the authors famous signature blind stamped to the front board. Binding is as new with no marks or blemishes. The 61 pages remain in excellent condition throughout and are squarely bound. Presentation plate neatly attached to the fixed endpaper otherwise no marks or inscriptions. Colour pictoral frontispiece and black and white illustrations support the text throughout. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper which has excellent colour tone and no fading. Neatly priceclipped. Light wear and creasing to the edges otherwise in very good condition. Placed in a removeable archival sleeve to preserve its condition. The photograph supplied is a picture of the book and dustwrapper and we are happy to send more on request. A nice example of an unusual Enid Blyton title.. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Elsie Walker.
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A Man of His Time

by Bentley, Phyllis

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  • very good
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1966. A very nice first edition copy which has been signed to the title page by Phyllis Bentley in blue ink. Lightly foxed to the text block which has not affected the text itself. Housed in the typical Victor Gollancz yellow dustwrapper which retains publishers printed price on front inside flap. Minor overall signs of wear and handling commensurate with age. A presentable example. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. This is the third instalment in the trilogy about the Oldroyds and Morcars which began with INHERITANCE and continued with THE RISE OF HENRY MORCAR although it stands alone as a novel in its own right. A scarce SIGNED first impression copy from one of Yorkshire's finest. Signed by Author. First Edition. Very Good/Near Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Mantissa

by Fowles, John

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Toronto: Collins, 1982. Bound in the publishers green cloth boards with bold gilt title lettering to spine. The 195 pages are in excellent, unmarked condition with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper with a photograph of John Fowles to the rear panel. The front panel shows an etching of Pablo Picasso's Sculptor and Model. The dustwrapper is in fine condition and is protected by a removable plastic sleeve to preserve its condition. A crisp copy throughout. The rather more scarce American first edition than the UK first. The photograph supplied is a picture of the book and the dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request.. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Marilyn - A Biography By Norman Mailer
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Marilyn - A Biography By Norman Mailer

by Mailer, Norman

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  • good
  • Paperback
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
SECOND IMPRESSION
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780340188286
ISBN 10
0340188286
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London: Coronet, 1981. This is an excellent written and photographical biography of the turbulent life and times of Marilyn Monroe as told by Norman Mailer with some brilliant and candid photographs of the screen legend at work and in her private life taken by some of the worlds most celebrated snappers. A large, coffe table sized book measuring 26.5cms x 23.5cms. Containing 81 enigmatic images in both colour and black and white by such famous photographers as : EVE ARNOLD, RICHARD AVEDON, GEORGE BARRIS, CECIL BEATON, JOHN BRYSON, CORNELL CAPA, BRUCE DAVIDSON, ANDRE DE DIENES, ELLIOTT ERWITT, MILTON H. GREENE, ERNST HAAS, PHILIPPE HALSMAN, BOB HENRIQUES, TOM KELLEY, DOUGLAS KIRKLAND, LEE LOCKWOOD, INGE MORATH, ARNOLD NEWMAN, LAWRENCE SCHILLER, SAM SHAW, BERT STERN, JOHN VACHON, BOB WILLOUGHBY, WILLIAM READ WOODFIELD. The photographs, coupled with Norman Mailers excellent text, create an unforgettable read about one of the worlds most famous and controversial personalities from a unique period in… Read more
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Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

by Wolfe, Tom

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976. Bound in the publishers fine black weave cloth with silver, red and purple title lettering to spine. This is the first printing of this hilarious book by Tom Wolfe. Skillfully and expertly illustrated with line drawings by Tom Wolfe with much great humour. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Housed in the brightly coloured dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Miniscule edgewear otherwise a very nice example of the eyecatching dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition.. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Meet My Folks

by Hughes, Ted

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  • very good
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
SECOND IMPRESSION
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London, United Kingdom: Faber and Faber, 1967. A decent copy. Dustwrapper not priceclipped. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. In the same size and format as the first printing.. SECOND IMPRESSION. Very Good/Good -. Illus. by George Adamson. 2nd Impression.
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Memoirs in Miniature. a Volume of Random Reminiscences

by Dr G.C. Williamson

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Grayson & Grayson, 1933. A presentable copy with only minor signs of wear and handling commensurate with age. Inscribed to the front free endpaper 'With compliments from the author, Newell Manor House, Guildford, 1st December 1933' and then signed by the author on the full title page 'George C. Williamson' with no further inscriptions. Scarce signed copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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The Memoirs Of A Survivor

by Lessing, Doris

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. Bound in the publishers cream coloured cloth with gilt title lettering to the spine. The 213 pages remain in excellent condition throughout with no marks or inscriptions and are squarely bound to spine. Binding is fresh and clean with no fading. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper which still retains the publishers original printed price to the top of front, inside flap. The dustwrapper which has a photograph of Doris Lessing to the rear, is in excellent condition and has been placed in a Brodart protective sleeve to preserve it. A very attractive copy throughout.. First American Edition. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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The Memorial Portrait of a Family

by Isherwood, Christopher

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Hogarth Press, 1932. Bound in the publishers original fine weave orange coloured cloth with contrasting blue title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition and is rare thus. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits soild and square with all corners sharp. Blue title lettering to spine remains sharp and definite. A very clean copy inside and out. Housed in the atmospheric John Banting designed dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Vivid and surreal bright blue illustration on brown coloured paper couple together to form a most eyecatching and enigmatic dustwrapper. Now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Light wear and signs of handling commensurate with age but a bright example of the dustwrapper which remains in very good condition. A most presentable copy of Christopher Isherwood's excellent second novel.. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good.… Read more
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The Memorial - Portrait of a Family

by Isherwood, Christopher

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Hogarth Press, 1932. Bound in the publishers original pink weave cloth with the contrasting blue title lettering to spine. The first state binding remains in very presentable condition. This is the first impression of the first edition. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions or foxing and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square on the shelf with all corners sharp. A copy that has been well preserved over the years. Photographs of the book are available on request. A very nice copy of a scarce early work from Christopher Isherwood.. First Edition. Very Good +. FIRST EDITION.
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Memories of Gurdjieff

by Staveley, A.L.

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780897560009
ISBN 10
0897560000
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Aurora, Oregon, USA: Two Rivers Press, 1978. For people wishing to embrace and discover further the teachings and meanings of the famous and powerful teacher G.I. Gurdjieff this is a true and exacting recollection of the man behind the mystic. This is the first impression of the first edition with the number line 1-10 present in the copyright notes. Bound in the publishers claret coloured cloth with contrasting gilt title lettering to spine. A virtually new copy which looks unread. Housed in the excellent dustwrapper with a lovely pencil drawing by Nonny Hogrogian of Gurdjieff in thoughtful mood to the front panel. Dustwrapper now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Dustwrapper is in fine condition with virtually no flaws. A very presentable copy of an important Gurdjieff title which gives such a frank insight into why his ideas and teachings are still so seriously followed and studied by so many even today.. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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Men Of Chemistry

by Gordon, Keith

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Dennis Dobson, 1960. This book covers a variety of subjects from ancient alchemy to nuclear fusion.148 Crisp clean pages tightly bound in bright green original cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine.An inspiring gilt stamped motto on the front cover reads " WHO MOST HAS SERVED IS GREATEST " which is I assume a reference to the work of the great chemists who are the subjects of the book. Marie Curie,Joseph Priestley and Robert Boyle to name but a few are mentioned within along with some very interesting illustations.The eyecatching dustwrapper is unblemished again with an interesting front illustration and has not been priceclipped.An excellent book that would make a most thoughtful gift and a welcome addition to any collection.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Anthony Ravielli. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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