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Tropic of Capricorn [with] Tropic of Cancer ~ BOTH SIGNED (each in a bespoke solander / clamshell box) by MILLER, Henry

The Obelisk Press, 1938 & 1939 1938. 1st Edition. Tropic of Capricorn, 1939, First Edition, First Issue with 60 FRS printed on the spine, 60 francs printed on the front flap and yellow errata slip tipped in. Publisher's original wrappers printed in red ...

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£4,500.00


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke [The Sentimental Bloke] ~ SIGNED by the author by DENNIS, C J

Angus and Robertson Limited , 1915. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG++/VG+. 1st Edition, 1st printing. 8vo., 15.5 x 19cm, xii, 13-126pp. Publisher's original green cloth with title to spine and titles & vignette to front board. Inscribed and signed to his ...

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£1,650.00


The Patchwork Girl of Oz by BAUM, L. Frank

The Reilly & Britton Co., (1913) 1913. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG. NEILL, John R. First State. Light green cloth bindingwith dark green, red and yellow stamped image and titles to the front and spine. Pictorial endpapers 340(1)pp (6) publisher's advert...

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£600.00


The Diary of a Young Girl by FRANK, Anne

Constellation Books (Valentine, Mitchell & Co Ltd), 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. NF/VG. First UK Edition, First Impression. The first English Language Edition, published prior to the US edition. 12.5 x 19cm, 278pp. Original green cloth with gilt titl...

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£1,250.00


Surprise Pictures From Fairy Land by BINGHAM, Clifton

Ernest Nister, nd (c1890) 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG. 1st Edition. Nister code No. 1860. Brown cloth backed pictorial boards 19 x 25.5 cm blue and white decorative endpapers. Unpaginated (14) with black and white images within the text and 6 co...

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£900.00


More Australian Songs For Young and Old by RENTOUL, Annie R

Allan & Co., Prop. Ltd, nd (c1914) 1914. Softcover. VG. OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. Imperial Edition No. 337, Landscape Folio, 30.7 x 23.8cm pictorial card wraps with staple binding. 36pp of words and music for eight songs and eight full page black and wh...

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£110.00


The Ascent of Everest by HUNT, John

Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. NF/VG++. First Impression. 15x23cm blue boards with gilt titles to the spine, 30pp. Publisher's original dust jacket, unclipped, showing 25/- at the bottom corner of the front flap. Signed by the auth...

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£275.00


Massacre In The Sun by DEMPSEY, Jack with CONSIDINE, Bob and SLOCUM, Bill

Heinemann, 1960. Hardcover. VG+/VG. 1st Printing of the 1st UK Edition which was first printed in the US as "Dempsey, by the man himself". Publisher's original red boards with silver titles to the spine and publishers blind stamped device to the lower...

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£225.00


Non-Stop by ALDISS, Brian

Faber & Faber, 1958. 1st Edition. Hardcover. F/F. 1st Edition, 1st Issue as Currey "A" listing. 12 x 18.7cm, 252pp. Publisher's maroon cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine with original unclipped dust jacket showing a price of 15s net. The boar...

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£300.00


Australian Songs for Young and Old by RENTOUL, Annie R

George Robertson & Co., nd (1907) 1907. 1st Edition. Softcover. VG-. RENTOUL, Ida S (Outhwaite). 1st printing. Landscape Folio, 30.3. x 25cm, pictorial card wraps, with original gold cord binding. 32pp of words and music for nine songs including a dedi...

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£130.00


Truckers by PRATCHETT, Terry

Doubleday, 1989. 1st Edition. Paperback. VG+. Uncorrected Book Proof. 13.7 x 21.5cm paper back 166pp (6). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page with publisher's information sheet about the book laid in. The book is now protected by a r...

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£195.00


Gum Tree Brownie and other Faerie Folk of the Never-Never by QUIN, Tarella

George Robertson & Co., n.d.(1907) 1907. Hardcover. VG+. RENTOUL, Ida S (Outhwaite). 1st Edition, 2nd Issue with text corrected to "A ride on a comet". 22 x 19cm landscape green cloth with bevelled edges and red & black stamped decoration and titles t...

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£375.00


Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald by KHAYYAM, Omar

E P Dutton, 1922. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG+. FISH, Anne Harriet. 1st US Edition illustrated by Fish. 23.2 x 29.2 cm 4to., black cloth spine over orange black and cream paper covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Cream and orange pais...

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£950.00


England Have My Bones by WHITE, T H

Collins, 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG. 1st Edition 1st Impression. 14 x 20.4 cm black cloth with green stamped titles to the spine, top edge blue, bottom edge uncut. 357pp (2) with 8 full page woodcut illustrations by the author. Inscribed by the...

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£550.00


Sonnets by DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred

Rich and Cowen, 1935. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 1st thus with previously suppressed poems 15.2 x 22.7 cm. Blue cloth with gilt stamped titles to the spine, top edge grey, other edges uncut. 82 (1)pp, including photographic frontispiece showing si...

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£375.00


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