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A Clockwork Orange

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1970: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 55489

ISBN: 0434098000

Condition: Near Fine


196 pp. Publisher's purple boards in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. With the ink stamp of 'Deborah Rogers Ltd.' to the front endpaper. The author's literary agent's file copy of the second edition, 1970. Deborah Rogers had worked in publishing for literary agent Peter Jenson-Smith, whose authors included Eric Ambler, Gavin Maxwell, Ian Fleming and Anthony Burgess. When she launched her own business in 1967, Anthony Burgess was one of her first clients. Jac... View more info

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Serafina's Lucky Find

By: De Brunhoff, Laurent

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd 1967: 1967

Edition: First UK Edition

Book number: 55508

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Original colour laminated boards. Minor rubbing to spine ends. Ink name with faint ink stain to lower area of front endpaper. Colour illustrations throughout by the author Laurent de Brunhoff. Copac records just BL; Trinity; OU and NLS. Uncommon. View more info

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Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales

By: James, Grace

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1910: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55529

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to front board & spine. All edges blue. Stamped 'Presentation Copy' on title page. Minor rubbing to spine joints. Inner hinges split. Bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers slightly darkened. With forty tissue-guarded tipped-in colour plates by Warwick Goble. View more info

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Portrait of a Gentleman

By: Phillpotts, Eden

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. N.d. [1934]: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55550

Condition: Very Good


288, 56 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn & torn. Fore-edge spotted. Jacket design by Rowland Hilder. Internally clean. No ownership names. 56-page publisher's list dated Spring & Early Summer 1934 at rear. Copace lists only BL; NLS; Wales; OU and Reading. View more info

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The History of Middle-Earth. In twelve volumes complete

By: Tolkien, J. R. R. and edited by Christopher Tolkien

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin / Unwin Hyman / HarperCollins 1983 - 1996: 1983

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 52506

Condition: Near Fine


In 12 volumes complete. Published various dates. Volume 1 was published in 1983 and the final volume 12 in 1996. All volumes are first editions. Publisher's hardbacks in original dust jackets. Slight edgewear to a few jackets. Illustrations, some colour. All very clean internally. No ownership names. A complete set of the twelve volumes of The History of Middle-Earth. In Near Fine condition in VG or better dust jackets. View more info