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Elvis Presley : You'll never walk alone [SIGNED by Elvis Presley - Music LP vinyl original - RCA CALX-2472] by Presley, Elvis

New York : RCA Records / Camden Music, 1974. First Edition. Hardback. Very good copy in original sealed protective clear plastic wrapper. The record sleeve has some very light wear and dulling around the edges as with age. Remains particularly and surpri…

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George Perez Portfolio : featuring covers from Batman and the New Titans, plus four new illustrations [SIGNED by the artist] by Perez, George

DC Comics, 1990. First Edition. Paperback. The illustrated stiff-card portfolio folder is in a very good condition, with some creasing and edge nicks evident. All the prints are in a fine and clean condition. Overall, this unique collection remains parti…

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The History of Don Quixote by Cervantes: illustrated by Gustave Dor: in 30 issues by Cervantes. Dor, Gustave [illus.]

London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited. First English Language Edition. Softcover. Good set in original stiff card wrappers with some wear and tear as with age. Remains well-preserved overall; bright and clean.Volume 30 is missin…

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The Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri / tr. by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - complete in 3 volumes by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)

Boston : Ticknor and Fields, 1867. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth over bevelled boards. Spine replaced on volume 1; presentation inscription by Mrs. Elizabeth Jaaffe. Provenance; bookplate of Alma College, Ca…

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A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights' entertainments. Now entitled: The book of a thousand nights and a night - with introduction, explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men.../ by Richard Burton [complete in 17 volumes] by Burton, Richard (1821-1890)

[London] : Printed by the Burton club for private subscribers only, [1885-1888], 1885. Limited Edition. Hardback. Limited edition of 1,000 numbered sets, of which this is no. 616. Good to very good copies in the original cloth. Title-printed spine labels…

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The Inferno of Dante Alighieri with a Translation in English Blank Verse, Notes, and a Life of the Author - [Complete in 2 Volumes] by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Cary, Henry Francis (1772-1844) Tr

London; Printed For James Carpenter, Old Bond St., 1805. 1st Edition in this form. Hardback. Both volumes finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. An exceptional set - scans and additiona…

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A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski by Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). (Boz)

Boston : Samuel E. Cassino, 1887. 1st Edition in this form. Hardback. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, vellum-backed boards. Gilt-decorated title to front panel, with a holly pattern in relief to the vellum. Some minor wear to spine, with pan…

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Le Petit Prince / Avec Dessins Par L'Auteur by Saint-Exupery, Antoine De (1900-1944)

New York : Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. The 1st Edition. Hardback. Fine copy (cloth covered boards) in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-toned dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.…

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Punch, or the London Chiavari [First 100 volumes complete in 25] by Punch Magazine (London)

London : Published at the Office, 1841-1891, 1841. First Edition. Hardback. Very good copies uniformly bound in contemporary gilt-blocked 1/2 leather over boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Spine compartments unif…

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The Book of Tea, by Kakuzo Okakura, with Introduction and Notes by Hiroshi Muraoka by Okakura, Kakuzo

Tokyo : Kenkyusha, 1979. First Edition. Paperback. Very good copy in the original title-printed, stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sh…

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Creepshow; a Screenplay / by Stephen King - 1st Draft by King, Stephen (1947-)

Stephen King, New York, 1982. 1st Draft. Paperback. Exceptional; a fine copy. Title-printed, staple-bound, red stiff-card. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. An outstanding example. ; 142 pag…

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The works of Thomas Carlyle : in thirty volumes by Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881)

London : Chapman and Hall, 1896-1899, 1896. Hardback. "Large paper edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is no. 135."" Very good copies in the original cloth. Leather gilt-titled spine labels, slightly worn. Some light dulling and rubbing to the s…

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All the year round : a weekly journal, new series: in four volumes: 1-22 by Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

London : Chapman & Hall, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine copies bound in half aniline calf over marble boards with gilt-blocked label to the spine. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; t…

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The complete works of F. Marion Crawford [complete in 32 volumes] by Crawford, F. Marion (1854-1909)

New York, P.F. Collier & Son, 1882-1904, 1882. First Edition. Hardback. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Gilt titles and orange decorations to spines, with decorative orange titles to front panels. Slight dust-dulling and rubbing to the…

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The Waverley Novels / by Walter Scott [Edition de luxe : complete in 48 volumes] by Scott, Walter

Boston : Estes and Lauriat, 1893-1894, 1893. Edition de Luxe. Hardback. Edition de luxe, limited to 1,000 copies, this is no. 258. Very good copies in the original green cloth. Title-printed spine labels, slightly edge-worn. Spine bands somewhat dust-ton…

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