MODERN FIRSTS from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.

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The Castle of Crossed Destinies.

by CALVINO, ITALO:

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Used - VG.
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VG.
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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0436082217
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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[First published in Italy as 'Il castello dei destini incrociati.' Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. First published in England by Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, [London],1977.This particular example reprinted by same publisher, 1993. Pages 3 to 48 originally appeared in Italo Calvino's 'Tarots: The Visconti Pack in Bergamo and New York. Grateful acknowledgement is… Read more
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Murder, I Presume.

by LINSCOTT**, GILLIAN:

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Used - Near MINT.
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FINE.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0333525477
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[A title from the Macmillan Crime Case series.] Near MINT/FINE. No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy partial colour photographic illustrated front panel with a black and red geometric design with white lettered author name+title,a white background to spine/ backstrip with capitalised black-lettered author name,capitalised white-lettered title to a non-faded,non-sunned vibrant red panel, and capitalised white-lettered… Read more
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THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED DICKENS: CHRISTMAS BOOKS.

by DICKENS,CHARLES - With an introduction by Eleanor Farjeon: I

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Used - Near FINE..
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FINE-.
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UK,12mo HB+dw/dj,reprint.
ISBN 10
0192545140
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UK,12mo HB+dw/dj,reprint. [Originally published as titled single volumes between1843 to 1848,and as a collective edn bearing the title 'Christmas Books',these 5 stories were first published in one volume in 1852.These were then,with same title,published in the New Oxford Illustrated Dickens (since 1966 known as the Oxford Illustrated Dickens) 1954,being reprinted since,in 1960,1966,1968 1970 and 1974 - this reprinted edn… Read more
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THE LISTENERS AND OTHER POEMS. [with woodcuts by BOLD.]

by de la MARE**, WALTER:

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No (issued?) dw/dj.
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UK,slim 12mo HB,minus issued(?) dw/dj1st edn thus.
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UK,slim 12mo HB,minus issued(?) dw/dj,1st edn thus.[Original,first publication in 1912 (UK,LONDON,Constable) preceding US edn (Henry Holt and Company, New York) … Read more
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THE LONGEST PLEASURE - A Masters and Green Novel.

by CLARK, DOUGLAS:

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Used - FINE-.
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VG+.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0575030585
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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn.NFINE/VG++.No owner inscrptn, but price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,distinctive Gollancz yellow background dw/dj,with red+black lettered front panel,red+black lettered spine/backstrip and red+black lettered publisher's advert for other assorted authors' published titles to rear panel - all with negligible shelf-wear,bumping,creasing to edges and corners - one approx. 6cm (2.5") vertical closed tear to rear panel's gutter fold/ crease - no other… Read more
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DICK DEADEYE. [Illustrated by Ronald Searle.**] Based on the drawings of Ronald Searle and the operas of Gilbert & Sullivan.

by SEARLE**, RONALD:

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Used - Near FINE.
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No dw/dj,as issued.
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UK,slim,landscape,rectangular 8vo HB,no dw/dj,as issued,illustra
ISBN 10
0224010565
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UK,slim,landscape,rectangular 8vo HB,no dw/dj,as issued,illustrated 1st edn.[Editied and Designed by Derek Birdsall.Original story by Leo Rost. Additional lyrics by Robin Miller.Text by Jeremy Hornsby.Layout by Zoe Henderson.] NFINE. No owner inscrptn and no price removal from rear cover.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,laminated,wrap-around white paper-covered card boards with b/w+colour pictorial artwork illustration by Ronald Searle,with black lettering to front board,similarly lettered white spine/backstrip,and… Read more
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The Square Egg. [Illustrated by Ronald Searle.**]

by SEARLE**, RONALD:

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Used - VG+.
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No dw/dj,p/back - as issued.
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UK,slim 12mo p/back,illustrated 1st edn thus.
ISBN 10
0140054677
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UK,slim 12mo p/back,illustrated 1st edn thus.[Originally and first published in H/back,simultaneously in UK & US,1968 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson and The Stephen Greene Press repsectively.This the UK,first p/back edn and its first appearance.] VG+.No owner inscrptn and no price removal from card cover.bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered, glossy,wrap-around white background with colour cartoon to front card cover with black lettering and b/w+orange Penguin logo… Read more
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WARLEGGAN: A Novel of Cornwall 1792-1793.

by GRAHAM**, WINSTON:

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Used - FINE-.
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FINE-.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.
ISBN 10
0333661885
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.[Complete number line 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2.Originally and first published 8vo HB+dw/dj by Werner Laurie Ltd, (UK) in 1953.A 1st p/b issue Fontana,1969.This UK HB edn 1998,so a 1st edn thus.] FINE-/FINE-.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip (£17.99) to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,scenic colour photographic band illustrated dw/dj,with white and gilt lettering; with negligible… Read more
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THE ENGLISH PATIENT.**

by ONDAATJE**, MICHAEL:

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Used - FINE.
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FINE.
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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
074751254X
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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn,4th imp.[Complete number line 10-4.So,1st edn,4th imp.] FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn,no price-clip to dw/dj - absence of publisher's price.Minimal shelf-wear and negligible creasing to dw/dj's edges - no major nicks or tears present - though a small snick to top edge of front inner flap of dw/dj.Top+fore-edges clean,contents bright,tight,clean and virtually pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to… Read more
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FANTASY ART TECHNIQUES.

by VALLEJO**, BORIS:

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Used - FINE.
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FINE.
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UK,slim Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
1850280061
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UK,slim Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE. No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj. Bright,crisp,clean,colour pictorial artwork,by Boris Vallejo,illustrated dw/dj with small puncture/pierce to front boards' spine/backstrips gutters' edge and a small circular puncture with concomitant loss and also affecting the board beneath with siimilar loss.Head of spine/backstrip of dw/dj minimally bumped with reciprocal creasing and some minimal rubbing/fraying,similar fault to rear… Read more
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NOTWITHSTANDING.

by de BERNIERES**, LOUIS:

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Used - FINE.
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FINE.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
184655330X
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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[Complete number line 1-10.] FINE/FINE. No owner inscptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,colour pictorial artwork by Rob Ryan,illustrated dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present. Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight and pristine - possibly an unread copy? Sharp-cornered,bright,clean,grey paper-covered boards with bright,crisp,blocked gilt letters to spine/backstrip and clean… Read more
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SPOT THE BOOK TITLE: Drawings and Verses.**

by DREW**, SIMON:

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Used - FINE+.
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FINE.
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UK,slim,small 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
1851493565
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UK,slim,small 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn but price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,colour pictorial artwork by Simon Drew,illustrated dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges - no nicks or tears present - almost as new.Dw/dj design repeated to glossy,laminated boards with immaculate colour pictorial illustrated endpapers.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight and pristine.UK,slim,small 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,4-48pp [paginated] includes an introduction,and… Read more
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COLDFIRE.

by KOONTZ**, DEAN. R:

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Used - FINE.
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FINE.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0747203288
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Issued same year as US HB,1st edn.Bright,crisp,clean, glossy laminated,colour pictorial artwork by Graham Potts,illustrated upper panel with orange lettering,author's b/w photograph to rear panel; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no major nicks or tears present.Some minor,superficial pricked indentations - but without affecting boards beneath - to top… Read more
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OFF WITH HIS HEAD.

by MARSH**, NGAIO:

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Used - VG+.
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Minus issued dw/dj.
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UK,8vo HB minus dw/dj,1st edn.
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UK,8vo HB minus dw/dj,1st edn.[Originally titled Death of a Fool,in the US ( Little Brown,Boston) in 1956,preceding the UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,published under the title of 'Off With His Head.' (1957).] VG+.No owner inscrptn and minus issued to dw/dj.Publisher's bright,crisp, clean,sharp-cornered,original,plain red cloth boards with bright, crisp,blocked black ink printed lettering to slightly darkened spine/ backstrip and clean endpapers - albeit… Read more
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GRAVE MISTAKE.**

by MARSH**, NGAIO:

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Used - VG.
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VG.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0002312670
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.VG/VG.No owner inscrptn but price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,montage'd colour photographic illustrated front+spine/backstrip of dw/dj with black lettered author's name and white capitalised title lettering to front panel of dw/dj,colour lettering repeated to a lightly sunned spine/backstrip,a bright,crisp, clean white background with author's contemporary b/w portrait photograph to rear panel of dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping, creasing to edges and corners.Minimal… Read more
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HAND IN GLOVE.

by MARSH**, NGAIO:

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Used - Near FINE.
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VG.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[Serialised in abridged form in the UK, 'Woman's Journal',April - July 1962,in the same year as the book's first unabridged publication.] NFINE/VG. No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,clean,matt,mauve background to front+spine with pinkish-red lettered author name,pale blue capitalised title and black lettered capitalised 'Crime Club Choice' to front panel's colour design by Kenneth Farnell,illustrated dw/dj,with repeated… Read more
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TIED UP IN TINSEL.

by MARSH**, NGAIO:

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Used - VG.
Jacket condition
VG.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn
ISBN 10
0002318237
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.VG/VG.No owner inscrptn but price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,coloured design illustrated dw/dj with red background,greenCollins Crime Club logo with white capitalised author name and black title lettering to front,a white spine/backstrip with faded author name, but bright black lettered title and bright crisp,Collins Crime Club logo to foot of same,a lightly edge-grubbed white rear panel with critics' black lettered… Read more
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BLACK AS HE'S PAINTED.

by MARSH**, NGAIO:

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Used - FINE.
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FINE-.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0002310694
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE-.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,colour photographic illustrated dw/dj with red lower case author name,capitalised title lettering to front panel,red+b/w letters to spine and author's contemporary b/w portrait photograph on a white background to rear panel of dw/dj respectively; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping,creasing to edges and corners – tiny closed tear to front's lower edge towards foot… Read more
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The Conduct of Major Maxim.** [Second Harry Maxim novel of the quartet.]

by LYALL**, GAVIN TUDOR:

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Used - Near FINE.
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Near FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0340285877
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.NFINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn,absence of publisher's price - these are generally believed to be export copies, released before the trade issue in the first published country - so,no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,colour photographic design by Melvyn Gill based on a concept provided by the author,illustrated dw/dj with capitalised olive green author name and and a lower case… Read more
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The Conduct of Major Maxim.** [Second Harry Maxim novel of the quartet.]

by LYALL**, GAVIN TUDOR:

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Used - Near FINE.
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Near FINE.
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN 10
0340285877
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.NFINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,colour photographic design by Melvyn Gill based on a concept provided by the author,illustrated dw/dj with capitalised olive green author name and and a lower case white lettered title to front panel of dw/dj,simillarly lettered bright and not sunned/faded spine/backstrip,and author's b/w portrait photograph with critics' white lettered reviews to rear… Read more
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