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Memoirs of a Midget

By: De La Mare, Walter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Collins 1921: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39001

Condition: Very Good


362 pp, some marks to original ble cloth with red lettering, and foxing to pages ink name on f.e.p. View more info

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Henry Brocken His Travels and Adventures in the Rich, Strange, Scarce-imaginable Regions of Romance

By: DE LA MARE, Walter J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London & Boston, John Murray 1904: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2969

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first issue of the author's second book. x + 202 pp., in original blue cloth with gilt decorative spine. A little rubbed and bumped at head and foot of spine, boards have some markings. Internally clean, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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The Sin of Father Amaro

By: De Queiroz, Eca

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head 1962: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55874

Condition: Very Good


352pp, small creases to dustwrapper edges. View more info

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Fighter : The True Story of the Battle of Britain

By: Deighton, Len

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1977: 1977

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Book number: 56316

Condition: Near Fine


Uncorrected proof copy. 293 pp. Publisher's printed wrappers. Title & author in ink to spine. Very clean copy. B&w illustrations. In Near Fine condition. View more info

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The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martins 1972: 1972

Edition: 1st US Edition

Book number: 4161

ISBN: 0312724675

Condition: Very Good


Very good in very good jacket. NOT clipped, a couple of small dents to the corner of the bottom right edge, and minor darkening to the white edges of the jacket 0312724675 View more info

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Prison Life in Siberia [House of the Dead]

By: Dostoieffsky, Fedor [Dostoevsky, Fyodor] and translated by H. Sutherland Edwards

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John and Robert Maxwell N.d. [1887/1888]: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55022

Condition: Fair


viii, 368 pp. Publisher's original dark blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Spine damaged with heavy staining & fading. Boards marked & spotted. Lean to spine. Hinges partially split. Internally clean. Binding firm. Now known as 'House of the Dead.' Very scarce. Copac records just five copies. A Good to VG copy internally in a Fair only binding. View more info

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Three Of Them

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1930: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52983

Condition: Near Fine


239 pp, a few minor marks to dustwrapper. View more info

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How About Europe? : Some Footnotes on East and West

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1930: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54208

Condition: Very Good


264 pp. Publisher's full cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In the original pictorial dust wrapper. Dj edgeworn and spine darkened. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1917: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49144

Condition: Fair


305, (2) pp. Red cloth. First edition. Cloth is worn and spotted. Spine is faded with wear to head & foot, but spine lettering is quite legible. Front and rear hinges split. Dampstaining to front & rear paste-downs and ffep. Early ink inscription dated 'Xmas 1917.' Two leaves torn at rear from publisher's catalogue. In Fair to Good condition. View more info

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The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd. 1896: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53038

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first issue with adverts dated '10.2.96' at rear. 334, 8 pp. Publisher's original maroon cloth with black decoration & gilt lettering to front board & spine. Early bookplate & owner's signature to front endpapers. No foxing. With 24 illustrations by W. B. Wollen. Eight-page publisher's adverts at rear. Minor marks to spine but a bright and fresh copy. View more info

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Uncle Bernac : A Memory of the Empire

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1897: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53192

Condition: Good


x, 300, (8) pp. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to front board & spine. Spine darkened with slight wear to spine ends and along spine joint. Hinges partially split. Internally clean. No ownership names. Eight-page publisher's adverts at rear. With twelve illustrations. View more info

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The Stark Munro Letters, Being a Series of Sixteen Letters Written By J Stark Munro MB, to His Friend and Former fellow- Student , Herbert Swanborough of Lowell Massachusetts, During the Years 1881 - 1884

By: Doyle, A. Conan (eds)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Longman's Green and Co. Ltd 1895: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 5751

Condition: Very Good


pp, 346, 24 [publisher's catalogue]., Gilt lettered publisher's cloth with bevelled edges. Minor repair undertaken to head of spine, some marks and staining to rear board. Minor sporadic foxing here and there, but largely very good and clean internally. View more info

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The Lost World

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton N.d. [1912]: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53029

Condition: Good


319 pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated blue cloth with white lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Long tear to cloth along spine joint. Slight lean to spine with creasing. Bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing. One leaf loose and repaired. With frontis & eight illustrations. The frontispiece photograph includes the author heavily disguised as Professor Challenger. Binding firm. View more info

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Three's Company

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd. 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59124

Condition: Good


286 pp. Cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & darkened. Spotting to fore-edge. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket design by Michael Ayrton. View more info

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The Drunken Forest

By: Durrell, Gerald

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis 1956: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59012

Condition: Very Good


238 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Minor wear to jacket. Internally clean. Jacket design and illustrations by Ralph Thompson. View more info

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Vega and Other Poems

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, Overlook Press 1973: 1973

Edition: First US Edition

Book number: 5887

Condition: Very Good


54 pp. Black cloth in dw. Dw slightly edgeworn. Cloth slightly bumped. Internally clean and unmarked. View more info

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The Alexandria Quartet : Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber 1962: 1962

Edition: First Single-Volume Edition

Book number: 56326

Condition: Near Fine


884 pp. Bound in a recent half maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. New endpapers. Clean copy. No ownership names. The first collected edition with the text revised by the author and with a new preface. View more info

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Livia : Or, Buried Alive

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1978: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59104

ISBN: 0571112978

Condition: Very Good


265 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by the author Lawrence Durrell on the front endpaper. Minor wear to jacket. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. The second volume in The Avignon Quintet . 0571112978 View more info

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On Seeming to Presume

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59145

Condition: Near Fine


60 pp. Publisher's cloth in printed dust wrapper. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Slight rubbing to dj spine ends. Cloth clean. Internally clean. View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1956: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59146

Condition: Near Fine


79 pp. Publisher's cloth in printed dust wrapper. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Cloth fresh. Internally clean. View more info