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Mary Poppins And Mary Poppins Comes Back : The First Omnibus Edition by Travers, P. L

The First UK Printing of this omnibus edition published by Peter Davies in 1940. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Red lettering to the boards remains bright. Light toning and dustiness to the text-block but the pages ...

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£750.00


Oracles : The Biography Of An Art by Crowley, Aleister

The First UK printing published by The Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth, Boleskine, Foyers, Inverness in 1905. The BOOK is in Very Good ++ condition. Original Wraps in dark-green wrappers with bright lettering along the spine with just a sma...

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£850.00


The Garden Party And Other Stories : Illustrated And Signed By Marie Laurencin by Mansfield, Katherine

The First printing of this special illustrated edition published by London, Verona Press in 1939. A limited edition of 1200 numbered copies of which numbers 1-30 were signed by the illustrator - this one being number '5' and signed on the limitation page ...

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£2,500.00


The Diary Of A Drug Fiend by Crowley, Aleister

The First UK printing published by Collins, London in 1922. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Very minor rubbing at the corners. Some offsetting to the end-papers. Light toning to the text-block. The red lett...

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£950.00


The Door Stands Open : Czeslaw Milosz 1911-2004. (Signed and Lined Limited Deluxe Edition With The Original Prospectus) by Heaney, Seamus

The First and only Edition. The book was conceived by Seamus Heaney and Cathal McCabe and designed by Pawel Tryzno. Printed by the Book Art Museum, Lodz. The edition was limited to 250 signed, numbered copies in total - 200 regular and 50 de luxe copies. ...

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£1,500.00


Peter Pan Portfolio. From ‘Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens’. by Barrie, J.M. & Rackham, Arthur (Illus.)

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 t...

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£7,950.00


Dark Entries by Aickman, Robert

The First UK printing published by Collins, London in 1964. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Just a hint of toning to the text-block otherwise in exceptional condition. Free from inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Near Fine condition with ...

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£950.00


In Country Sleep : Limited Edition Signed By The Author by Thomas, Dylan

The First printing published by New Directions, New York in 1952. The Signed limited edition, with this being number '69' of 100 copies of this collection of poems printed on Stoneridge paper and signed by the author. There were also 5000 trade edition co...

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£5,500.00


The Screwtape Letters by Lewis, C.S

The First UK Printing published by Geoffrey Bles in 1942. The Book is in Very Good++ condition. Some light fading to the edges and upper covers in places. A neat penned previous owner's details to the upper front blank end-paper. Very light toning and the...

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£2,500.00


The Magic Mountain (With Their Original Wrappers and Slipcase) by Mann, Thomas

A 2 Volume set : The First UK printings published by Martin Secker in 1927. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter. Both BOOKS are in near Fine condition and appear unread. A hint of pushing at the spine tips. Slight fading of the spine end tips reproducing the s...

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£3,950.00


Look Homeward, Angel by Wolfe, Thomas

The First UK printing published by Heinemann, London in 1930. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. A little pushing at the spine ends and some dustiness to the upper text-block. The gilt tilting to the spine remains very bright. Light offsetting to the end...

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£750.00


Interview With The Vampire : Signed And Lined By The Author by Rice, Anne

The First UK printing published by Ravan / Macdonald, London in 1976. The Book is in near Fine condition. Free from erasures, inscriptions and bookplates. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition with just a slight crease to the upper corner ...

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£750.00


Jephthah And Other Mysteries Lyrical and Dramatic by Crowley, Aleister

The sole UK printing published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London in 1899. 8 page advertisements for Crowley's books to the rear. The BOOK is in Very Good condition. Some pages are unopened. Contemporary heraldic bookplate of a previous owner to...

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£1,250.00


The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner : One Of Only 60 Special Copies Signed By David Jones With An Extra Set Of The Engravings : With The Publisher s Original Prospectus by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor & Jones, David (Illus.)

The First UK Printing with ten engravings on copper by David Jones, published by Douglas Cleverdon for the Fanfare Press, Bristol in 1929. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition with the publisher's original oatmeal cloth and gilt titling to the spine. The ...

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£4,500.00


Rebecca : With A Photo Of The The Author And A Postcard Both Signed By The Author by Du Maurier, Daphne

The First UK printing published by Gollancz, London in 1938. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Light toning and spotting to the text-block with some of the spotting encroaching onto the page edges in a few pl...

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£3,750.00


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