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Palaces on Monday : With Twelve Colour Illustrations by Richard Floethe
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Palaces on Monday : With Twelve Colour Illustrations by Richard Floethe

by Fischer, Marjorie

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Used - Very Good++
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1937. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing and rubbing at the spine ends and corners. The silver decorations and titling to the spine and front cover remain bright. Some toning to the text-block with a little offsetting to the end -papers. Free from inscriptions. The very scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good- condition with losses to the spine ends and edges - see images. Toning to the spine and folds. An 8cm closed tear to the upper spine and front flap folds. Some tape remnants to the verso of the wrapper. Despite its faults, the Richard Floethe wrapper artwork remains striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The twelve full colour striking illustrations by Richard Floethe are present and clean. 'Richard Floethe by the time of his death in 1988, was considered one of America's premiere graphic artists and book illustrators, working in a variety of styles ranging from Realist to Expressionist to… Read more
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A Pale View Of The Hills : Signed By The Author
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A Pale View Of The Hills : Signed By The Author

by Ishiguro, Kazuo

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Used - Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Faber and Faber, London in 1982. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. A neat previous owner's penned name to the upper front blank end-paper. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. A little pushing at the spine tips. It would be fine save for the usually encountered fading of colouring to the spine. The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been signed (without dedication) and dated by the author to the title page. A ticket for the signing event is loosely inserted as provenance. The signing event took place at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford on the 3rd April 2019 on the occasion of the author receiving the distinguished Bodley Medal Award. The Nobel Laureate and Booker Prize Winning author's first novel. Now extremely scarce with such attributes. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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Paleface : The Philosophy Of The ‘Melting-Pot’ : With The Publisher’s Promotional Flyer
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Paleface : The Philosophy Of The ‘Melting-Pot’ : With The Publisher’s Promotional Flyer

by Lewis, Wyndham

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Used - Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Chatto and Windus, London in 1929. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. A hint of pushing at the lower spine tip and a very light bump to the lower rear edge. Light toning to the text-block and a little offsetting to the blank end-papers. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The fragile paper WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Light toning to the spine and a hint of edge-wear. A neat tape repair to the verso of a small closed tear to the upper front edge. The wrapper artwork by Wyndham Lewis looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Loosely inserted is the 4 page publisher's promotional flyer with reviews by Leonard Woolf and Rebecca West amongst others. A classic Wyndham Lewis title which is increasingly elusive and more-so in such exceptional condition. By far, the nicest copy of this title that we have handled to date. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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Pansies : Signed By The Author
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Pansies : Signed By The Author

by Lawrence, D.H.

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Martin Secker, London in 1929. Number '94' of 250 deluxe copies signed and hand-numbered by D.H. Lawrence. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Striking printed decorative paper cover boards with a gilt-stamped vellum spine. Top edge gilt with others uncut. Slight toning to the spine in places. Internally some spotting to the prelims and text-block. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. A little loss at the upper spine end with mild edge-wear and a few small closed tears. Some toning to the spine and edges with a little spotting in places, due the quality of paper stock used. The wrapper presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. The first publication of Lawrence' final book of poetry which was abridged on publication, having had 14 poems suppressed by Scotland Yard and subsequently excised from this edition. These 14 poems poems were subsequently included in a privately printed edition… Read more
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Party Going
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Party Going

by Green, Henry

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  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First UK Edition
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The First UK Printing published by The Hogarth Press in 1939. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. The gilt titling remains bright. Very slight bowing of the front board. Very light age related toning and marking to the text block. Light offsetting and spotting to the prelims and end papers. Free from inscriptions. The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition. The correct first issue with 7s 6d net. to the lower front flap. Edge-wear with loss to the spine ends and the rear upper panel. Light loss in places to the front spine fold. Some professional Japanese tissue repairs to the folds on the verso. The lower front fold flap has some slight loss to the lower edge. The wonderful John Banting design however looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. One of only 1200 copies printed and the author's scarce third title. Henry Green being the pseudonym of Henry Vincent Yorke. Very scarce with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes… Read more
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Paul : The Hero Of The Hour
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Paul : The Hero Of The Hour

by Ardizzone, Edward

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
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First UK Edition
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The First UK Printing published by Porpoise Books in 1948.The fragile book is in VERY GOOD+ condition.A little light staining to the front and rear lower corners. The bottom 2cm of the spine is missing.A little rubbing to the top of the spine. Otherwise the book and boards are remarkably clean for their age and have been protected well by the wrapper.The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition.The price of 3/6 net is still intact.A little toning and rubbing to the spine with a little loss at the upper end.A 4 cm closed tear to the lower front spine fold.Minor closed tear at the flap folds.A little soiling and spotting to the cover in places.The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.A very scarce Ardizzone title about Paul, who joins the circus to help his financially disadvantaged family.By the end of the story he helps save the circus from a terrible blaze. Illustrated in colour on every page by Edward Ardizzone including the end papers and fly leaves.A truly… Read more
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Pennant And His Welsh Landscapes : With The Publisher’s Prospectus And Order Form : With Two...
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Pennant And His Welsh Landscapes : With The Publisher’s Prospectus And Order Form : With Two Limited Edition Prints Signed By Rigby Graham

by Walters, Gwyn (Ed.) & Graham, Rigby (Illust.)

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The sole UK printing published by Gwasg Gregynog in 2006. The BOOK and its' original Slipcase are in Fine condition. This copy is number 141 from a total edition size of only 165 copies: 150 copies were hand-bound in quarter leather, titled in gold on the spine and both boards, and were presented in a slipcase. There were also 15 special copies issued with an editioned set of prints. The binding was designed by Rigby Graham. The book was set in Monotype Baskerville and printed on Velin arches pure cotton mould-made paper. Rigby Graham provides twenty full page striking original woodcuts. Accompanied by the Publisher's Prospectus, order-form and compliments slip. The prospectus has been folded once. Loosely inserted are two full page editioned print signed by Rigby Graham. The first print image is the same of that in the Prospectus: 'Gulla Basama and hot air balloons over Parys Mountain Mine'. The print is in Fine condition (numbered (39/80). The second print is in Fine condition and is an Artists… Read more
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A Penny For The Poor
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A Penny For The Poor

by Brecht, Bertolt

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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Hardcover
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The First American printing published by Hillman-Curl in 1938. There was no equivalent UK edition. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Very light pushing at the spine ends. A hint of fading to the spine tips and cover edges. Mild offsetting to the end papers. The page edges and text block are lightly toned. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The fragile paper WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. It bears the correct price of $2.50 to the upper front flap. Age related edge wear with a little loss at the spine tips and flap fold ends. Some closed tears to the edges with a little associated creasing in places. The colouring to the front panel and spine remain very bright. The wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. A novel, based on the author's famous play, 'A Threepenny Opera'. Translated from the German by Desmond I. Vesey with the chapter-head verses translated by Christopher Isherwood. Very scarce with the wrapper in such condition. Collectible.… Read more
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Peonies And Ponies : Signed By The Author
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Peonies And Ponies : Signed By The Author

by Acton, Harold

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Used - Very Good++
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Chatto and Windus, London in 1941. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing and fading at the extreme spine tips. Some mild dulling to the gilt titling to the spine. Some very slight toning and spotting to the text-block. Mild offsetting to the front blank end-papers. The crimson top-stain is still very bright. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light edge-wear at the spine tips. Some toning to the flaps and folds. A little age related markings in places. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been inscribed and signed by the author to the front blank end-paper : 'To Herbert Van Thal, one of the very few who are kind about my writing, most gratefully, from , Harold Acton'. The recipient Herbert Van Thal, was a British bookseller, publisher, agent, biographer, and anthologist. A scarce copy with such attributes. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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Peter Pan Portfolio. From ‘Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens’.
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Peter Pan Portfolio. From ‘Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens’.

by Barrie, J.M. & Rackham, Arthur (Illus.)

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Used - Very Good++
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The sole UK printing published by Hodder and Stoughton, London in 1912. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Elephant folio. Number '486' of 500 numbered copies, signed by the Publishers and Engravers/Printers on the limitation page, out of a total edition of 600 copies. Original half vellum over light sage green cloth boards. The boards are very lightly mottled in places. The front cover is lettered in gilt with the original silk ties present. Engraved title-page and limitation statement with twelve large proof size colour plates mounted in thick mounts with titled printed tissue guards. All the plates are clean, in Fine condition with some unobtrusive linen reinforcement bands to some of the mounts at the hinge. All the printed tissue guards are present with some very light creasing to some of the guards. The rear blank end-paper has an irregular fore-edge. Housed in the publisher's original printed box, missing one bottom panel flap and a few small chips to the side flaps, some rubbing… Read more
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The Pickworth Fragment : With The Scarce Publisher’s Prospectus
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The Pickworth Fragment : With The Scarce Publisher’s Prospectus

by Graham, Rigby

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Used - Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The sole UK printing published by The Brewhouse Press, Wymondham, England in 1966. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Quarter suede leather, illustrated paper-covered boards, title gilt-stamped on spine and front cover. Unpaginated. A hint of rubbing to the gilt titling on the spine. Light spotting in places but the prints remain clean. Limited to only 75 numbered copies, this copy is unnumbered and is a presentation copy : 'Advance copy to Rod Cave with the compliments of The Brewhouse Private Press' and is initialled by Trevor Hickman (printer/binder). The recipient was the author Roderick Cave, who has worked with rare book collections and in developing information science courses in libraries and universities in the Americas, Australasia, and East Asia as well as in Britain. A print historian and librarian for many years, Cave was formerly a UNESCO consultant. A print sequence with accompanying text by Rigby Graham with an elegy by John Clare. 'The whirlwind binding' is described in the colophon… Read more
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Pig (Signed By the Author : Author’s First Book)
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Pig (Signed By the Author : Author’s First Book)

by Augarde, Steve

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Used - Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK Printing published by Andre Deutsch in 1976. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light spotting to the boards. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Light toning to the text block. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Light spotting to the edges and a hint of creasing at the spine tips. The pictorial wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Full page colour illustrations throughout by the author. The book has been Inscribed and Signed by the Author to the front blank end-paper: ' To Jim and Denise, Good Luck & Best Wishes, from Steve Augarde'. Augarde is the author and illustrator of the 'The Touchstone Trilogy' which is a subtle fantasy that depicts fairy folk as reclusive tribes largely without magic. The first title in the trilogy, 'The Various' won a Smarties award in 2003 and was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award. All three books of the Touchstone Trilogy have been nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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The Place Of The Lion
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The Place Of The Lion

by Williams, Charles

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Used - Very Good++
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Mundanus, Victor Gollancz in 1931. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Original orange cloth with black titling. Some pushing at the spine ends. Light toning and spotting to the text-block. Some very light toning to the page edges. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The fragile paper WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition. Mild edge wear with some nicks, small closed tears and some loss to the upper spine (not involving any lettering) and lower front flap fold. A closed tear to the front upper flap fold extending across the edge of the upper front panel. Some age related marking but the scarce wrapper presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. The scarce casebound edition of William's rare fantasy novel. Williams was one of the prominent members of 'The Inklings' whose other distinguished membership included J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact
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Poem of the Month Club : A Complete Portfolio Of 48 Broadsheets All Signed By The Poets With...
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Poem of the Month Club : A Complete Portfolio Of 48 Broadsheets All Signed By The Poets With Related Ephemera : Housed Within The Publisher’s Original Portfolio

by Kingsley Amis, W.H. Auden, John Betjeman, Robert Graves, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Stevie Smith, Philip Larkin, Kathleen Raine, C. Day Lewis, Stephen Spender et al.

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Used - Near Fine
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Sole UK Edition
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A complete portfolio of the 48 Broadsheets published by The Poem of the Month Club between 1970-1977. Folio size broadsheets which are in near Fine condition with a just some light toning and creasing to the sheet edges in a few of the broadsheets. There is a faint paper clip indentation to the upper edge of a few of the broadsheets. Each poem has been signed by the author and in the case of John Betjeman's poem there is the usual hand corrected annotations. Poets represented include Kingsley Amis, W.H. Auden, John Betjeman, Robert Graves, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Stevie Smith, Philip Larkin, Kathleen Raine, Stephen Spender et al. The portfolio is housed within the publisher's original portfolio, secured with silk ties to the leading edge and printed and lettered in black to the front panel. The portfolio has a little wear to the spine end and corners. The portfolio is accompanied by 19 loosely inserted 'Poem of the Month' newsletters which include poet biographies and background information to the… Read more
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Poems
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Poems

by Bell, Clive

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  • very good
  • paperback
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Paperback
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The First UK Printing published by The Hogarth Press in 1921. Original Wraps. Limited to 350 Copies handprinted by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. 8vo. 29 pp. + 1 pp. of adverts. The BOOK is in Very Good condition retaining the original pink stitching. Lettered and with a clover design in red on the front cover. The stiff card covers have some moderate edge wear. The covers are sunned and have some occasional marking. There is an ink stain to the the rear cover. Internally the pages are complete but are spotted. With poems dedicated to Russian ballerina Lydia Lopokova, wife of John Maynard Keynes and Virginia Woolf. Woolf noted in her Diary, 'Clive's poems have gone today to the Reviewers; our publishing day being December the 1st' (Woolmer 12). The rear lower cover has a sticker on the verso from Madge Jenison's Sunwise Turn Bookshop. In her autobiography 'Sunwise Turn : A human comedy of bookselling', Jenison dedicated the books to 'Mr Clive Bell, who, though I have never seen him, founded this bookshop… Read more
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Poems

by Vaughan, Henry

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Used - Very Good++
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Hardcover
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First edition thus published by the Gregynog Press in 1924. The BOOK is in very Good++ or better condition with just two superficial splits to the spine folds. Light toning to the text-block. Free from inscriptions. Original green cloth and printed paper over boards. Title-page in red and black. Illustrated with 13 wood engravings by R.A. Maynard and H.W. Bray. Number 413 of 470 numbered copies (of a total edition of 500). Protected in a loose Mylar archival cover. 'Robert Ashwin Maynard was a wood-cut printmaker, typographer, designer, painter and publisher. Born in London where he studied at Westminster and the Central Schools of Art 1921-24. He then worked for the Davies sisters at Gregynog, Wales, and until 1930, was controller and director of the Gregynog Press and contributed illustrations for publications including: Henry Vaughan's 'Poems' and Milton's 'Samson Agonistes'. With Walter Horace Bray he ran the Raven Press at Harrow Weald during the 1930s. Latterly he worked with other publishers.… Read more
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Poems : With The Scarce Wrapper
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Poems : With The Scarce Wrapper

by Mansfield, Katherine

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by Constable & Co., Ltd., London, 1923. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. The publisher's original brown boards with sand-coloured cloth as the spine and half-cover are clean. Light pushing at the spine tips. The red leather label on the spine with the title and author details is complete with just a hint of rubbing to the upper edge. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Some offsetting to the end-papers. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Light toning to the page edges. Some light creasing to the upper corner of a couple of pages. The notoriously fragile WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. Light edge-wear with a little loss at the upper spine end ( not involving any lettering) and the corners. Some internal tape repairs to the spine folds to the verso. Mild toning to the spine and edges, with some light spotting in places. The wrapper presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. A handsome production and very scarce with the… Read more
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Poems 1914 -27 (Limited Signed Edition)
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Poems 1914 -27 (Limited Signed Edition)

by Graves, Robert

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  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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The First UK printing of this limited edition published by Heinemann in 1927.The edition was limited to only one hundred and fifteen copies of which one hundred were for sale.The BOOK is in near FINE condition. Publisher's vellum-backed boards.Light spotting and darkening of the covers in places.Uncut pages with top edge gilt.Rear top corner is bumped.Spotting and offsetting to the prelims and end papers otherwise the book is clean and free from erasures and inscriptions. This is number 90 and has been Signed by Robert Graves at the limitation page.A very attractive copy. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.
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Poems Of Gerard Manley Hopkins Now First Published. Edited with Notes By Robert Bridges...
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Poems Of Gerard Manley Hopkins Now First Published. Edited with Notes By Robert Bridges (Inscribed by Laureate John Masefield And With A Signed Letter Tipped In : In Excellent Condition)

by Hopkins, Gerard Manley

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Used - Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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Hardcover
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The First UK printing published By Humphrey Milford, London in 1918. The BOOK is in exceptional near Fine condition with just a little offsetting to the end papers. The boards are clean and the printed label to the spine is intact and only very slightly toned. 2 photogravure portraits by Emery walker and 2 double-page facsimiles. Inscribed by the Poet Laureate John Masefield to Laurence Hodson on the front blank endpaper: ' For, L. W. Hodson, from J. Masefield, New Year'. Accompanied by a signed letter, tipped in to the front pastedown : 'My dear Hodson, You may like knobbly bones of poetry to scrunch with your mind : I do myself ; so here is a knobbly one for you : which I admire very much , for all its' wilfulness, best greetings, yours ever, John Masefield'. The recipient of the inscription and letter was Laurence W. Hodson who was an art collector and patron of William Morris and other leading 'Arts and Crafts' movement artists. He was also the co-founder of 'The Essex House Press'. The first… Read more
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Poems Of West And East
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Poems Of West And East

by Sackville-West, Vita

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  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good++
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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The First UK printing published by John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, London in 1917. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition bound in the original publisher's blue boards, grey spine with paper labels on the front cover and the spine. The spine is slightly rippled with minor soiling to the covers. Light pushing and rubbing to the extreme spine tips. A little edge wear to the paper label to the spine. Some offsetting to the end-papers. B/W frontis plate fo Constantinople is present. A neat penned previous owner's name to the upper front blank end-paper. The book is protected in a loose Mylar archival cover. The author's first book published for public distribution containing 22 poems. The book is dedicated :' To the unkindest of critics, H.G.N.'. The dedicatee being the author's husband Harold Nicolson. A very scarce collectible title. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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