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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. 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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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