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Minorities

by Lawrence, T.E. (Wilson, J.M. Ed.)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited First Edition
ISBN
9780854000111
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$495.74

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London: Bertram Rota/Jonathan Cape, 1971. A fine clean copy. Good Poems by Small Poets and Small Poems by Good Poets. The book of T.E. Lawrence's favourite poems, originally copied out into a notebook which he gave to Charlotte Shaw. Edited for this publication by the T.E.L. researcher and official biographer Jeremy Wilson and containing his remarkable essay on T.E. This… Read more
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Edward Thomas: Collected Poems

by Thomas, Edward

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$35.41

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London: Faber & Faber, 1936. A very good clean copy, in original blue cloth. A Foreword by Walter De la Mare, . A selection of the fine poems of Edward Thomas, it includes all the poems known at the time of publication, excepting 'P.H.T.', to the poet's father, which was only included in later reprints. 208pp.. First Thus. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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The Swallows and the Amazons

by Ransome, Arthur

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$106.23

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Kendal: Amazon Publications, 1997. A transcription of an early draft of 'Swallows and Amazons' held at Abbot Hall, with the original illustrations by Steven Spurrier. Privately published for subscribers in 1997, under the aegis of The Arthur Ransome Society. A fine, unread copy. 280pp. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Spurrier, Steven. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory

by Alun-Jones, Deborah

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780500516775
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$9.91

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London: Thames & Hudson, 2003. A fine copy in unread condion. A literary examination of the lives of writers and poets who were either the children of clergy or their work was inspired by rectory life. 75 illustrations, 12 in colour includes such writers as Rupert Brook, John Betjeman and Dorothy L Sayers. 208pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo -… Read more
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The Murder of Lawrence of Arabia

by Eden, Matthew

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780690017908
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$11.33

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1979. A very good copy of this novel of the "murder" of T.E. Lawrence, In similarly fine d/w. Bookplate of previous owner to fep. When reading this please remember that it is fiction! 271pp. O'Brien E385.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Lady Investigates: Women, Detectives and Spies in Fiction

by Craig, Patricia & Cadogan, Mary

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780575028852
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$28.33

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London: Gollancz, 1981. From the authors of 'You're a Brick, Angela', a survey of the changing status of women in detective fiction and the spy thriller. Spine of dust-wrapper has some fading, bump to top corner of back board otherwise fresh and unmarked. A great read as always from Craig and Cadogan, complemented by illustrations from the original novels. 252pp.… Read more
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Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy (Joyce Knowles Copy from Clouds Hill)

by Hardy, Thomas (ed. Trevor Johnson)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$14.16

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London: Macmillan, 1960. A good copy in d/w. This copy was in the ownership of Joyce Knowles and bears her signature and "Clouds Hill" in pencil to front board. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Eleventh Printing
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$835.68

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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1930. This is a very good copy, rebound in grey speckled cloth, paper title label to spine worn. However internally in near fine condition retaining in excellent state the original and fragile paperback binding with the Greek flag blue cover and original spine laid in. Hard to find in this condition. The first printing of… Read more
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Mist in the Mirror, A Ghost Story

by Hill, Susan

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$11.33

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London: Chatto & Windus, 2012. A ghost story from the pen of Susan Hill.. A fine copy in fine d/w. 266pp.. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Man in the Picture

by Hill, Susan (Signed)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781846680755
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$42.49

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London: Profile Books, 2007. A ghost story from the pen of Susan Hill. Flat signed to the title page by Hill. A fine copy in fine d/w. 146pp.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Lanterns Across the Snow

by Hill, Susan (Signed)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781902421018
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$42.49

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Ebrington: Long Barn Books, 1998. A fine copy of this Christmas story. Wood-engraved illustrations by John Lawrence. Bound in purple cloth with gilt decoration to front board and in slipcase as issued. 72pp.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Slipcase. Illus. by Lawrence, John. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Private World of Georgette Heyer

by Hodge, Jane, Aiken

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780370305080
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$11.33

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London: Bodley Head, 1984. An illustrated appreciation of Heyer's work. A fine in similar d/w slightly sunned to spine. 216pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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To the Memory of Edward Thomas

by Guthrie, James Edward Thomas

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Limited Edition
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$1,062.30

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Flansham, Bognor Regis: The Pear Tree Press, 1937. A very good bright copy, first limited edition. Bound in red cloth with floral gilt design to front board.32pp. An edition of just 250 copies, numbered Original plum red cloth with floral gilt. Handmade paper. A splendid and characterist full length portrait of Edward Thomas by Robin Guthrie, decoration by James Guthrie… Read more
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In Pursuit of Spring

by Thomas, Edward & Helen

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Published
1914
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$2,124.60

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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1914. An exceptional bright copy of this elusive first edition. Blue decorated boards with gilt decoration and double gold line, map endpapers. Retaining the highly elusive dust-wrapper with laid on illustration.The six tipped in plates with tissue guards are correctly signed 'E.W.Haslehust' but the artist's name is spelt incorrectly on the List of Illustrations page… Read more
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Keats

by Thomas, Edward & Helen

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Published
1926
Condition
Good
Edition
Second State
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$21.25

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London: T.C. & E,C. Jack, 1926. Bound in Yellow card with black stripes. Portrait frontispiece; 94pp + 2pp catalogue "The People's Books". This title is number 126 in The People's Books. Catalogue dated October 1914. This second state edition was issued in 1926 see Eckert p.238. An elusive volume by Thomas.Small loss to lower edge of front cover.. Second… Read more
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Essays By Divers Hands Being the Transactions of Royal Society of Literature New Series Volume XXVII

by Thirkell, Angela (ed.)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$28.33

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956. A very good copy in d/w. Contains the article by C Day Lewis, "The Poetry of Edward Thomas". 157pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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A Pocket Book of Songs for the Open Air

by Thomas, Edward

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$56.66

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. A very good copy of the Travellers Library edition in d/w. Contains a printed dedication "For Helen [Thomas]". See Eckert pp.265-266, who states "The book is a convincing illustration of Thomas's wide knowledge of English literature and of the splendid catholicity of his taste"334pp. + Travellers Library Catalogue. A nice bright copy.. First Thus. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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Celtic Stories

by Thomas, Edward

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1911
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$56.66

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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1911. A good copy in original green cloth covered boards with black title to front board. 128pp. Previous owners name neatly to fep dated 1912.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Celtic Stories

by Thomas, Edward

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
Reissue
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$56.66

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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1913. A good copy in original green cloth covered boards with black title to front board. 128pp. Previous owners name neatly to fep . Contains "On the Pronunciation of Welsh Names" p.2, lacking from the first edition.. Reissue. Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The City of Tears (Signed, Numbered edition)

by Mosse, Kate (Signed)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2021
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
ISBN
9781509806874
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$25.50

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London: Mantle, 2021. A fine copy of the limited, signed edition. One of 2000 copies, no. 137. 544pp.. First Limited Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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