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Voice Terminal Echo - Postmodernism and English Renaissance Texts

Methuen, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in grey faux cloth, black lettering to spine, 194pp, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned) in a faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Prostitute in Progressive Literature (SIGNED COPY)

Allison and Busby, London
Octavo size (8vo)144pp, index. Inscribed (to a publisher friend) and signed by the author on the front blank fly-leaf (as Khalid)
AS NEW unread copy in AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (top edge of page block faintly dusty)
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The Era of German Expressionism

Riverrun, New York / John Calder, London
Reprint. Large Octavo size (8vo) in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 423pp, bibliography, index etc
FINE, a very clean and tight copy still close to new (page-block edges faintly dusty) in a spine sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Children's Books on Africa and their Authors - An Annotated Bibliography

Africana Publishing, New York
Octavo size (8vo) in bright orange cloth black lettering to spine and front cover. 291pp, indexes etc
An almost AS NEW copy (page-block edges faintly dusty) in a faintly tanned and very slightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Romantic '90s

Putnam, London
Octavo size (8vo) in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 161pp, plates, index
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, spine a little faded and with a few tiny specks of mild soil)
1st editionHardcover
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Helldunkel - Ein Bilderbuch (SIGNED COPY)

Suhrkamp, Frankfurt
Large Octavo size (8vo) in grey paper covered boards. 174pp. Presentation copy, to a friend, inscribed and signed by author (as Reto) on front blank fly-leaf
NEW unread copy
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Women Novelists From Fanny Burney to George Eliot

Ivor Nicholson and Watson, London
Small Octavo size (8vo) in light blue cloth. 224pp
VERY GOOD, a well preserved, clean and tight copy (single small spot of soil to front cover, pages slightly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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Verse in Translation

Batchworth, London
Octavo size (8vo) in navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 326pp
FINE a a well preserved clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned, slight shelf rub to spine ends) in a spine sunned and slightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD- ust Jacket (repaired tear to rear spine fold, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Enemy - A Review of Art and Literature Volume One (Issue / Vol 1 Jan) January 1927

Arthur Press, London
Foolscap Quarto size (4to) in colour printed card covers. 12pp ads, xv + 195pp, plates (one in colour), index etc. Collated complete
Front cover is edge-chipped and slightly tanned but still very clean and bright with the whole colour illustration and lettering by Lewis intact. Page-block fore-edge a little foxed, faint bump to rear tip at top edge of page block, lacks blank rear cover and blank spine panel, but otherwise the contents are extremely fresh, clean, crisp and tight. Covers aside, this is a FINE copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Continuity of Literature (English Association Presidential Address 1922)

English Association, London
Tall Octavo size (8vo) in printed grey paper wraps 15pp
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved, clean and tidy copy (ink name on front cover, cover margins a little tanned, some very light shelf edge-rub)
1st editionSoftcover
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Shaw and Joyce - The Last Word in Stolentelling

University Press of Florida
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). 445pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Individuated Hobbit - Jung, Tolkien and the Archetypes of Middle-Earth

Thames & Hudson, London
200pp, illus, index
An almost AS NEW copy (page-block edges slightly dusty) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (spine panel slightly faded, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Private Library Autumn 1972 Volume (Vol) 5: 3

Private Libraries Association, London
Octavo size (8vo) in card covers
Covers dusty and a little tanned else FINE, an otherwise a well preserved clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Le Langage Seduit (SIGNED COPY)

Rougerie / Centre National des Lettres
1st Edition Tall Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 104pp. Presentation copy from author to a friend, lengthy inscription on title page, initialled by him and dated 17 V 86
A well preserved FINE unread copy (pages uncut) - head of spine slightly creased, few tiny specks of soil or foxing to paper wraps
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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The Big Supposer - A Dialogue with Marc Alyn

Abelard-Schuman, London
157pp, plates
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (tiny minor bumps to bottom cover corner tips) in a slightly edge rubbed near FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Revolutionary Spirit in Modern Literature and Drama and The Class War in Europe 1918 - 36

Blue Moon Press, London
Octavo size (8vo) in red stiff card, folded self wrappers, 66pp with new prefatory note by the author
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (small date stamp to front cover, covers very lightly rubbed)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Tsutsumi Chunagon Monogatari - A Collection of 11th-century Short Stories of Japan

Hokuseido, Tokyo
1st Edition and 1st printing thus Octavo size (8vo). 105pp, bibliography
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (covers faintly sunned and pages faintly tanned) in an edge-rubbed VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (short closed tear to head of spine, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Annual Report of the British Interplanetary Society 1952

British Interplanetary Society, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in printed stiff card covers. Paginated 301 to 364 (as issued). Long 'Chairman's Address' by Clarke plus reports, papers and book reviews by other hands, 5pp plates etc
Faint sunning to covers else FINE, a very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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List of Members of the British Interplanetary Society 1953

British Interplanetary Society, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in card covers. Pages numbered 309 to 392. A to Z of members names and addresses (includes Arthur C Clarke as member no. 2), with membership statistics at rear
Covers faintly sunned, slight bump to bottom front corner else FINE, a very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Birds and Other Poems

Secker & Warburg, London
Octavo size (8vo), in printed brown stiff paper wraps. 30pp
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (some mild foxing, overlapping wrapper edges lightly creased and a little chipped)
1st editionSoftcover
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