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Poems

by PRINCE, F.T. [Frank Templeton]

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Published
1938
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First Edition
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London: Faber and Faber, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing. Octavo. Publisher's cloth boards, lettered in black on spine; dustjacket; 50pp. Tight, clean, Near Fine copy in the original printed dustwrapper, which is lightly worn at extremities; corner-clipped by the publisher on all four flap corners, as issued, with original 5 shilling price intact. The poet's first published collection,… Read more
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Journal 1936-37

by GASCOYNE, David

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Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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London: Enitharmon Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing, trade issue. Octavo; cloth boards, dustjacket; 144pp. Fine, unmarked copy in lightly rubbed pictorial dustwrapper designed by Julian Trevelyan. Gascoyne's London notebooks documenting the formative period of the London Surrealist Group and his opposition to fascism in the Spanish Civil War. There was a simultaneous limited issue of 95 signed… Read more
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Last Night

by MACBETH, George

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Knotting, Bedfordshire: The Sceptre Press, 1976. First Edition. Pamphlet. Chapbook, limited to 150 numbered copies (this is #67). 12mo; sewn card wrappers; [8pp]. Fine.
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Snap Box

by GOGARTY, Paul

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Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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London: Trigram Press, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited issue. 12mo (16cm); cloth boards stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; [60]pp; printed on blue paper. Fine, in publisher's unprinted acetate jacket. One of 100 signed and numbered copies; there were simultaneous trade issues in both paper and cloth.
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Vienna

by SPENDER, Stephen

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Published
1935
Edition
First American Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Random House, 1935. First American Edition. Hardcover. First printing. Octavo; cloth boards, titled in gilt on spine, with gilt cross device to front cover; foredge untrimmed; 37pp. Tight, Near Fine copy, lacking dustwrapper. American poet Karl Shapiro's copy, with his ownership signature to front endpaper, dated 1939. Spender's fourth regularly-published collection, comprised of the four long poems… Read more
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image of Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, prime minister to Henry the Great; containing the history of the life and reign of that monarch, and his own administration under him. Translated from the French, by the Author of the Female Quixote [Charlotte Lennox]. To which is added, The Tryal of Ravaillac for the Murder of Henry the Great. In Five Volumes

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London: Printed for J. Rivington and Sons (et al), 1778. Leather_bound. A New Edition." Five octavo volumes. Modern half-calf over marbled boards, with printed linen spine labels; two portraits; folding map; pp. xxxiii,414 + viii,399 + vii,416 + ix,473 + vi,226,[270 = Index]. Complete, Very Good or better set in a presentable if somewhat plain 20th-century binding. Occasional… Read more
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$500.00
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Collected Poems: 1

by SPARK, Muriel

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Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing. Small octavo; cloth boards; dustjacket; 97pp. Fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise Near Fine dustwrapper, just a trifle toned at extremities. Discreet ownership rubber-stamp (A.E. Schonberg) inside front cover.
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Hero & Leander

by BURNETT, David (Richard Shirley Smith, illus)

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Published
1975
Edition
First, Limited Edition
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Oxford: Printed Privately at the University Press, Oxford, 1975. First, Limited Edition. One of two hundred copies, signed by author and illustrator. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; unpaged (ca 60pp). Touch of wear to wrapper edges, still a tight, Near Fine copy.
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War and Economy in the Age of William III and Marlborough

by JONES, D.W.

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Published
1988
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell LTD, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket; xviii, 351pp. Publisher's slip laid in. Minor foxing to top edge of textblock, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Trivial shelf wear to jacket, jacket spine showing mild spotting and age-toning. Near Fine.
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The Pyramid

by GOLDING, William

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. First impression. Small octavo; cloth boards; dustjacket; 217pp. Fine copy in a crisp, attractive dustwrapper, price-clipped on front flap with a few age-spots on rear panel, Near Fine. Nobel laureate's sixth novel, following The Spire (1964). Jacket illustration by Leonard Rosoman.
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The Queen-Mother and Rosamond

by SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles

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Published
1866
Edition
First American Edition
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$85.00

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First American Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. 12mo. Publisher's beveled-cloth boards, titled in gilt on spine; ewer device in gilt to front board; brown clay-coated endpapers; [1-9],10-232pp. Cloth on spine a half-shade faded, with spine ends just starting to fray; else a very fresh, tight copy, Near Fine. First American edition of Swinburne's first two… Read more
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The Communist Party and the Emancipation of the Negro People

by BROWDER, Earl

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Published
[1934]
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Harlem Section of the Communist Party, [1934]. First Edition. Pamphlet. 16mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial self-wrappers; 16pp. Paper mildly tanned (but not brittle); small triangular chip to bottom margin of rear wrapper (away from text); Very Good. Small marginal note in pencil to rear wrapper: "red [sic] through / Nov 16 34." Ink bookseller's stamp to front wrapper… Read more
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Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman

by HORNUNG, E.W. [Ernest William]

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Published
1901
Edition
First American Edition
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$60.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. First American Edition. Hardcover. First printing. Octavo. Publisher's green cloth boards, decoratively titled in gilt on spine and front cover; viii,[1]-301pp; 4pp publisher's catalog. Page edges untrimmed; top edge gilt. A tight, Near Fine copy with just a hint of sunning to spine, lacking the rare dustwrapper. The second Raffles book, published in… Read more
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Mr. Justice Raffles

by HORNUNG, E.W. [Ernest William]

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Published
1909
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. First American Edition. Hardcover. First printing. Octavo. Publisher's pictorial cloth boards, titled in gilt on spine, blocked in orange and black on front cover; 313pp; 4pp publisher's catalog. Tiny nick to foredge of front free endpaper; still a tight, Near Fine copy with gilt and pictorial binding bright and clean; lacking the… Read more
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. In publisher's series "Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History." Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket; xxiii, 357pp. Mild foxing to top edge of textblock, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Minor shelf wear to jacket, including a few nicks to spine. Very Good.
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$70.00
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Atlas of British Overseas Expansion

by PORTER, A.N., ed

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Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Small Quarto. Cloth boards in dust jacket; x, 279pp. Mild foxing to top edge of textblock, trivial dust soiling to top edge of boards, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Minor external wear to dust jacket. Very Good.
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War Cruel and Sharp: English Strategy Under Edward III, 1327-1360

by ROGERS, Clifford J.

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Published
2000
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First Edition
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Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. In publisher's series "Warfare in History." Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket; xviii, 458pp. Mild foxing to top edge of textblock, bottom edge board corners trivially bumped, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket showing minor shelf wear. Very Good.
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A Green Girl

by WILLMOTT, Phyllis

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Published
1983
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London: Peter Owen, 1983. Hardcover. Autobiography of author's adolescence in a girls' grammar school and early adulthood in pre-WW2 England. Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket; 144pp. Old price sticker to front interior flap of jacket. Mild age-toning to margins of jacket and textblock, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Minor shelf wear to jacket. Near Fine in Very… Read more
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Historians' Guide to Early British Maps

by WALLIS, Helen, ed.; Anita McConnell

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Published
1994
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London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1994. Hardcover. In publisher's series "Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks." Octavo. Cloth boards titled in gilt on front cover and spine; ix, 465pp. Trivial shelf wear to boards, including some mild bumping to top and bottom edges of boards, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Near Fine.
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The Life of Field Marshal Lord Roberts

by ATWOOD, Rodney

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Published
2015
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$20.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2015. Paperback. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; xiii, 351pp. Trivial external wear to wrappers, 0.25" ink mark to foredge of textblock, text unaffected. A tight, clean, new-appearing copy. Fine.
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