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Literature : Anthologies

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The Manchester Man

Victor Gollancz, London
1st Edition Thus. 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 396pp. This copy is from the collection of Michael Meyer (1921- 2000 translator, biographer, journalist and dramatist) and has his signature on the front fly-leaf.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a FINE+ un-clipped Dust Jacket (faint hint of dustiness to spine, looks new in its protector). An excellent copy in not far from new condition
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Ten Years of the Caine Prize for African Writing

New Internationalist Publications, Oxford
8vo in thick photo illustrated boards, 205pp plus 3pp publishers ads at rear.
NEW unread copy
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Rock War (SIGNED COPY)

Hodder Children's Books, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in silver embossed red faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 374pp, 6pp publishers ads at rear. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
AS NEW in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Orlando - A Biography

Leonard & Virginia Woolf At the Hogarth Press, London
1st trade printing. 8vo in rust brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 299pp, plates, index
VERY GOOD- (covers slightly nicked and rubbed at corner tips and spine ends, covers irregularly dusty, mild spine lean, very small ink name on fly-leaf (dated 1930), page-block edges tanned but contents otherwise very clean and tight)
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Black Out (Proof Copy)

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
1st printing. Publishers' uncorrected proof copy. Heavy 8vo. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 352pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Hairdressers of St Tropez

Mandarin, London
8vo paperback in die-cut glossy card covers with 2nd leaf colour photo on stiff glossy card. 236pp
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved very clean and tight copy (fslight shelf rub to cover edges, pages faintly tanned)
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Feather Crowns (SIGNED COPY)

Harper Collins, New York
1st printing. Large 8vo in black cloth backed yellowish boards, gilt lettering to spine, 454pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (page-block edges tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (flat vertical crease to front inner flap, looks fine in its protector)
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The Dead (SIGNED COPY)

Puffin, London
1st printing. 8vo in colour printed glossy boards, 449pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
almost AS NEW (slight reading crease to spine, barely noticeable mild soil to page-block fore-edge with very slight bleed to a few leaves)
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Dr Wortles School - A Novel (First Edition Volume I / One / 1 only)

Chapman & Hall, London
Volume 1 only. 8vo in the publishers original black embossed grey cloth, vi + 237pp, with pale yellow end-papers, first blank leaf, half title leaf, title-page, contents leaf, rear blank leaf (i.e. complete volume as issued)
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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All Fall Down

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in patterned rust red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 282pp
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (end leaves and page-block edges slightly tanned or foxed, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a lightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD- un-clipped Dust Jacket (dusty and tanned, looks very presentable in its protector)
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Lifes Handicap - Being Stories of Mine Own People

Macmillan & Co, London
Thick 8vo in blind and gilt embossed blue cloth, 351pp + 55pp publishers ads at rear dated May 1891 (making this the first issue)
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (thin sliver of wear to bottom edge of spine, bottom cover corner tips bumped and a little creased, name on front paste-down end-paper and half title leaf with an elegant private bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper, page-block edges slightly tanned and faintly dusty)
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The Best of Myles - A Selection From Cruiskeen Lawn

Macgibbon & Kee, London
1st printing. 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 400pp, line illustrations in text
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, hint of tanning to leaves) in a very near FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (slight tanning to spine panel, few tiny nicks to top edges, looks fine in its protector)
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Milton in America (SIGNED COPY)

1st printing. Sinclair-Stevenson, London
8vo in orange faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 276pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (front inner flap slightly creased at bottom corner tip, looks new in its protector)
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The Lighthouse (SIGNED COPY)

Faber and Faber, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in boards, white lettering to spine, 323pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page and dated by her '17 oct. 2005' (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (faint hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW un-clipped Dust Jacket
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Beyond the Dragon's Mouth

Hamish Hamilton, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo). 424pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages tanned, thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in a faintly edge-creased and very slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks new in its protector)
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Engleby (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
8vi in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 342pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (pages faintly tanned) in a very faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket
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The Courage Consort (SIGNED COPY)

Canongate, Edinburgh
8vo in stiff card covers, 121pp. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (pages tanned)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Wrack (SIGNED COPY)

Headline Review, London
1st printing. 8vo in stiff card covers, 309pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages slightly tanned, tiny bump to bottom edge of rear cover from poor handling)
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Perfume - the Story of A Murderer

Hamish Hamilton, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 186pp
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine, pages tanned) in a moderately corner nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its protector)
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The Human Factor

Bodley Head, London
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 338pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned and slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket.
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The Human Factor

Bodley Head, London
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 338pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Yellow Book - A Selection

Spring Books, London
8vo in black printed yellow cloth, 372pp, colour frontispiece, plus approx 60pp plates at rear
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages faintly tanned) in a VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (small chip to head of spine panel, closed and creased tear to top edge of front panel, looks fine in its protector)
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (etc.) Two Volumes Complete

George Bell & Sons, London
2 volumes complete. Small Octavo size (8vo). in matching dark green decoratively blind embossed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Vol 1: lxxxii + 434pp (and publishers ads at rear) Vol 2: vii+ 384pp including glossary and index (and publishers ads at rear). Text is of a sharp and readable typeface
NEAR FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight set (mild tanning to end-papers and page-block edges only, very slight push to cover corner tips)
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Alone on A Wide Wide Sea

Harper Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in white boards, red lettering to spine, 312pp, map at rear
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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A Period of Adjustment (SIGNED COPY)

Viking, London
1st printing. 8vo, gilt lettering to spine, 279pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages very slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (tiny chip and sliver of rub to head of spine panel, looks almost as new in its protector)
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Where Nobody Sees (SIGNED COPY)

Gollancz, London
8vo in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 176pp. Long inscription on the front blank fly-leaf by the author, signed by him (as Jim) and dated May 1987
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Lesbia Brandon

Falcon Press, London
Very thick 8vo in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 583pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (hint of fading to spine, page-block edges slightly tanned and dusty) in a tanned and slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD+ un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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The White Horse

Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 266pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its protector)
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Matadora

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 300pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (page-block edges tanned and slightly dusty) in a spine tanned and slightly dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD+ un-clipped Dust Jacket
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Haroun and the Sea Stories

Ted Smart, London
1st printing thus. Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glazed boards with wrapper, 219pp, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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