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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. Jacket unclipped, which is unusual. 0434098000 View more info

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Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1885: 1873

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 60434

Condition: Near Fine


56th thousand [xi.], 224, (3) pp. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Publisher's original gilt-decorated red cloth. All edges gilt. Some bumping to the corners, but a splendid copy in the original binding. View more info

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The Spy's Bedside Book : An Anthology

By: Greene, Graham and Hugh Greene, editors

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis 1957: 1957

Edition: 2nd Impression

Book number: 60432

Condition: Very Good


256 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust jacket, which has a couple of tears near the base of the spine. Internally clean. View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Khayyam, Omar and Edward Fitzgerald

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1920

Book number: 60433

Condition: Very Good


95 pp. 13cm x 9cm. Decorated brown full calf. Top edge gilt. Ink inscription to half-title. With four tipped-in colour plates by Willy Pogany. VG View more info

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Scott's Last Expedition. In two volumes

By: Scott, Captain Robert F.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co. 1913: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 58061

Condition: Near Fine


In 2 volumes. xxvi, 633; xvi, 534 pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to front boards & spines. Top edge gilt. Early ink owner's inscription to each volume. Minor spotting to fore-edges. Minor pencil annotation to one leaf. Internally clean. Cloth bright and fresh. Frontis portraits. With photogravures, coloured plates, panoramas, double-page plates, b&w plates and maps. All plates & maps complete. A nice clean set, with much fresher cloth than usual. View more info