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The Golden Oriole : Five Novellas

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph 1962: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57299

Condition: Very Good


204 pp. Hardback in dust wrapper. Minor wear to dj. Spotting to fore-edge. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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Iris : A Memoir of Iris Murdoch [and] Iris and the Friends : A Year of Memories [and] Widower's House : The Last in a Trilogy. Three volumes

By: Bayley, John

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth 1998 / 1999 / 2001: 1998

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 53252

ISBN: 0715628488

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes. All first editions, with Bayley's signature on a label stuck to the title page of vol. 2. 189; 208; 205 pp. Hardbacks in dust jackets. All very clean copies. View more info

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Eh Joe and Other Writings

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1967: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57992

Condition: Very Good


44 pp. Full cloth in dust wrapper. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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The Lost Ones

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Calder & Boyars 1972: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57995

ISBN: 0714508926

Condition: Very Good


63 pp. Printed wrappers. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Translated from the original French by the author. First English paperback publication. View more info

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That Time

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57996

ISBN: 0571110320

Condition: Very Good


16 pp. Pictorial wrappers. Faint crease to cover. Clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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That Time

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57997

ISBN: 0571110320

Condition: Very Good


16 pp. Pictorial wrappers. Clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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Footfalls

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57998

ISBN: 0571110401

Condition: Very Good


13 pp. Pictorial wrappers. Clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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Footfalls

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57999

ISBN: 0571110401

Condition: Very Good


13 pp. Pictorial wrappers. Clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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Footfalls

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58000

ISBN: 0571110401

Condition: Very Good


13 pp. Pictorial wrappers. Clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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Cautionary Tales for Children : Designed for the Admonition of Children Between the Ages of Eight and Fourteen Years. Verses by H. Belloc. Pictures by B.T. B.

By: Belloc, H.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash N.d. [1907]: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56439

Condition: Very Good


79 pp. Publisher's original pictorial grey boards with red lettering to front board. Head of spine slightly chipped with slight wear to extremities. Hinges split. Endpapers darkened and with foxing to prelims. No ownership names. In-text b&w line drawings throughout by Basil Temple Blackwood. Protected in a clear acetate wrapper. View more info

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These Twain

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd 1916: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44665

Condition: Very Good


526 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettered spine. Spine tilted and slightly worn. Rear hinge cracked. View more info

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Peace & other poems

By: BENSON, Arthur Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane 1905: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 1851

Condition: Very Good


1st Edition. Original brown buchram. Top edge gilt, gilt lettering. 122 pp + adverts. Foxing to the endpapers, previous owner's name and stamp. Very Good. View more info

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A Winnowing

By: Benson, Robert Hugh

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. 1910: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44855

Condition: Very Good


323 pp., Pretty full brown tree calf binding with gilt lines and decorative panels to spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. Prize giving plate on pastedown. College name in gilt on upper board. Minor wear to hinges, but generally a very good copy. View more info

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Not to be Taken : A Puzzle in Poison

By: Berkeley, Anthony

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited 1938: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58958

Condition: Very Good


252, (3) pp. Publisher's blue cloth with black lettering to front board & spine. In pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn & spine faded. Cloth spine slightly faded. Internally clean. No ownership names. Binding firm. View more info

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The Open Mind

By: Bernanos, Georges

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head 1945: 1945

Edition: First Edition in English

Book number: 35254

Condition: Good


223 pp., binding slightly worn, jacket chipped and worn, several small tears, very small portions of loss here and there at the extremities View more info

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A Few Late Chrysanthemums

By: Betjeman, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1954: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 37232

Condition: Very Good


95 pp., Jacket slightly rubbed, darkened on the spine, some loss from the edges, and a swipe of paint at the head of the spine. Jacket unclipped, book itself in VG condition. View more info

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Selected Letters of William Faulkner

By: Blotner, Joseph (Editor)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library/The First Edition Society 1976: 1976

Book number: 48494

Condition: Fine


Full brown leather gilt decorated, all edges gilt, orange silk end papers. Limited edition privately printed for members of the First Edition Society. Fine copy. View more info

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Protobiography

By: Boyd, William

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Bridgewater Press 1998: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 50289

ISBN: 0953419215

Condition: Near Fine


Signed limited edition. Out of series copy of an edition of 138 copies signed by William Boyd on limitation page and with inscription and second signature to title page. 57 pp. Green cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Top edge green, with slight fading. Slight fading to spine. Near Fine. View more info

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When Elephants Last in the Dooryard Bloomed

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hart-Davis, MacGibbon 1975: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58465

ISBN: 0246108282

Condition: Very Good


First edition. [x]., 145 pp. Dustjacket has minor creases and darkening at top and edge has a small stain. Black hardcover with silver lettering on spine. Internally clean, tight and bright. very good in a good dustjacket. View more info

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The Illustrated Man

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis 1952: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55479

Condition: Very Good


192 pp. Publisher's hardback in a facsimile dust jacket. Spine slightly faded. No ownership names. In a new facsimile dust jacket which is protected in a clear plastic sleeve. View more info