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ALL NIGHT AT MR. STANYHURST'S by FLEMING, Ian (introduction); EDWARDS, Hugh; [GALLICO, Paul]:

London: Jonathan Cape. 1963. Reissue (the first edition with Ian Fleming's introduction). Reissue (the first edition with Ian Fleming's introduction). A rare inscribed presentation copy from Ian Fleming to Paul Gallico. Publisher's original b…

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£14750.00


GRAPEFRUIT by ONO, Yoko; introduction by LENNON, John; [PEEL, John]:

London: Sphere Books Ltd. 1971. First UK paperback edition. First UK paperback edition. Inscribed presentation copy from John and Yoko Lennon to John Peel. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. John Lennon contributes an introduction and two il…

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£12500.00


AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT "WORD EXTRACTION" by TOLKIEN, J. R. R.:

Unpublished. 1968. J. R. R. Tolkien's autograph rules for one of his word games. Black ink on a single sheet of 20 x 25 cm paper (the reverse of typed list of out of print books dated 3rd May 1968). Headed "Word-extraction" there follows 7 …

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£12500.00


VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATION; with EXPLANATIONS: A Sequel to "Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation". by [CHAMBERS, Robert]; [DARWIN, Charles]:

London: John Churchill. 1844 & 1845. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Two volumes. 8vo. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spines. A very good set, the bindings square and firm with minor nicks to …

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£12500.00


OLIVER TWIST; Or, The Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz". by DICKENS, Charles; illustrated by CRUIKSHANK, George:

London: Richard Bentley. 1838. First edition, first printing, first issue. First edition, first printing, first issue. Three volumes. Publisher's original reddish brown fine-diaper cloth; the front and rear boards with an arabesque design in mirror i…

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£12000.00


MR. KNIFE, MISS FORK by ERNST, Max; CREVEL, Rene; [STERN, James]; translated by BOYLE, Kay:

Paris: The Black Sun Press. 1931. First edition. First edition. A rare, inscribed presentation copy from Max Ernst to James Stern. Publisher's black buckram, decorated in gilt to a design by Max Ernst. Illustrated with 19 original photograms by Max E…

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£11500.00


"THE DOORS". An Authentic, First Presentation, First-State RIAA White Matte – Gold Record Award. by THE DOORS; MORRISON, Jim, MANZAREK, Ray, DENSMORE, John and KRIEGER, Robby:

New York: Elektra Records. 1967. The original RIAA White Matte Gold Record Award, presented to The Doors in recognition of their debut album reaching $1,000,000.00 in retail sales. This is the exact award that hung in The Doors' Hollywood offices at …

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£10000.00


THE GREMLINS. A Royal Air Force Story. From the Walt Disney Production. by DAHL, Roald; DISNEY, Walt:

New York: Random House. [1943]. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 13 full page (one double page) colour plates and black …

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£9850.00


THE BENSON MURDER CASE by VAN DINE, S. S.:

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1926. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. With a signed presentation card. Publisher's original black cloth with red titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent, n…

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£10000.00


PLEA OF THE MIDSUMMER FAIRIES by MENDHAM, Edith; HOOD, Thomas:

Original illustrated manuscript. c.1890. Oblong folio. 33 original watercolour illustrations artistically incorporating manuscript calligraphic text. Handsomely bound by Roger de Coverly in contemporary crushed brown morocco. Boards decorated and ruled i…

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£10000.00


NABOKOV'S DOZEN. Thirteen Stories. by NABOKOV, Vladimir:

London: William Heinemann. 1959. First UK edition, first printing. First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author on a Halloween visit to London, in the year the British first edition of Lolita was published. Publisher's original blue cloth w…

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£9750.00


AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING POLITICAL JUSTICE, AND ITS INFLUENCE ON GENERAL VIRTUE AND HAPPINESS by GODWIN, William:

London: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson. 1793. First edition. First edition. Two volumes. Handsome contemporary calf with red morocco title labels lettered in gilt. Five raised bands, compartments ruled in gilt. Red speckled edges. With half-titles …

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£9500.00


THE BABES IN THE WOOD. The Original Watercolour Painting later reproduced in The Ingoldsby Legends. by RACKHAM, Arthur (1867 - 1939):

London: later published by J. M. Dent and Co. 1907. Pen, ink and watercolour on paper. The image measures 22 x 14.5 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. With the artist's handwritten title label (and address) and the Royal Society of Painters in Water Co…

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£8750.00


TRANSACTIONS OF THE GUILD & SCHOOL OF HANDICRAFT. VOL I. by ASHBEE, Charles Robert:

London: Published by The Guild & School of Handicraft, Essex House, Mile End, E. [Essex House Press]. 1890. First edition. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. In an outstanding Guild of Handicraft Arts and Crafts movement binding. Full tan sh…

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£8750.00


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