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The History of Fiction - Being A Critical Account of the Most Celebrated Prose Works of Fiction - From the Earliest Greek Romances to the Novels of the Present Age

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London
First printing of the first single volume edition (complete and unexpurgated). Extra large 8vo in green cloth, paper label to spine, 441pp. Interestingly, this copy has the printed name label of Ernest H Shackleton above the (earlier) private armorial bookplate of Joseph Needham (Prof Anatomy University of Aberdeen)
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (mild wear to spine ends, paper spine label a little chipped and rubbed, some mild foxing or tanning to leaves)
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A Matter of Honour (SIGNED COPY)

Hodder & Stoughton, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 350pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread copy ( thin sliver of very slight creasing to head of spine, page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a mildly spine-sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Nutshell (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. 8vo in pale pink boards, black lettering to spine, 198pp. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
An almost AS NEW unread copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
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The Secret Scripture (SIGNED COPY - 1st Edition 2nd Impression)

Faber and Faber, London
2nd Impression. Large 8vo in grey boards, black lettering to spine, 300pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned, large slightly pale patch to rear cover - looks like a production flaw or mild imperfection to the paper used to cover the board) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Women and Race in Early Modern Texts

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 188pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (hint of shelf rub to cover bottom edges) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Home by the Sea (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

WSFA Press, Baltimore
A collection of Cadogan's sci-fi short stories. Small 8vo bound in black cloth backed thick boards, gilt lettering to spine, 283pp. One of 500 copies signed by all three contributors Pat Cadigan, David R Works and Mike Resnick
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW slip-case
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The Farewell Symphony (SIGNED COPY)

Chatto & Windus, London
1st printing. Thick 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 504pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (pages tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket ( faintly creased along top edge of rear panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Letters of Ted Hughes

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Heavy, large 8vo. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 756pp, plates, index
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Lettere A Cencia - Vincenza Perozzi Roberti (Volume Secondo - Vol 2 Only)

Banco Di Roma, Roma
Large heavy 4to. in brown boards, gilt lettering to spine, 145pp, 20 full page colour plates, b/w plates etc. Text in Italian
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) ina slightly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket
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Memoires De Joseph Fouche - Duc d'Otrante - Ministre de la Police Generale (2e / 2nd Edition)

Le Rouge, Paris
Two matching volumes in contemporary quarter red leather, brown marbled boards, red marbled end-papers, Tome 1: portrait frontispiece, xii + 418pp; Tome 2: 384pp
Both volumes VERY GOOD, moderately worn cover corner tips, spines lightly rubbed, leaves tanned or browned, very slight worming to blank top margin of one leaf only. A very presentable set
Hardcover
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Paddington Goes to Town (SIGNED COPY)

Collins, London
8vo in red and black patterned boards, silver lettering to spine, 125pp, 1pp publishers ads at rear. Inscribed 'With love' and signed by Michael Bond on the front blank fly-leaf (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight little used copy (very slight push to bottom edge of spine, merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (few tiny nicks to top edges, short closed tear to bottom edge of front panel, vertical crease to front inner flap, looks fine in its removable transparent protector).
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Out of Sight - A Play About Prison

Martin Secker & Warburg, London
1st printing. 8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 112pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (very slight tanning to leaves) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (hint of sunning to spine panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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The Garden Party

Cape Editions
1st printing. Small 8vo. in stiff paper wraps. 79pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to cover edge tips) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. A truly excellent copy
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Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain 1850 - 1930 (Rhode Island School of Design March 29 - May 13 1979 and Touring)

MIT Press, Massachusetts and London
Large heavy 4to. in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 240pp on thick art paper, plates in colour and b/w, numerous illustrations in text,, bibliography etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW (faint shelf-rub to cover bottom edges) in a dusty, slightly edge-nicked and slightly tanned near FINE complete Dust Jacket looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Uncommon Reader (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

Faber & Faber / Profile Books, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 124pp. This copy signed by Alan Bennett on the title-page, with dust jacket and housed in a matching gilt embossed bright red cloth covered slip-case. No limitation is stated within the book but when first issued the publishers' promotional material stated there were only 1,000 copies made.
As in an AS NEW Dust Jacket and AS NEW slip-case
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Blenheim and the Churchill Family - A Personal Portrait (SIGNED COPY)

Cico Books, London
Heavy 4to. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 224pp on thick paper, colour plates, index etc. Inscribed 'Best wishes' dated Nov. 2006 and signed by Henrietta Spencer-Churchill on the title-page
NEW unread copy in a NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 114pp. This copy signed by Simon Armitage on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Whispering Muse A Novel (SIGNED COPY)

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
1st printing. 8vo in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 143pp. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - The First Version of Edward Fitzgerald

Folio Society, London
1st printing thus. Small 8vo in gilt and silver thread patterned red cloth covered boards, unpaginated, approx. 32pp on faux parchment leaves, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (gold and sliver thread slightly dulled) in a lightly rubbed but otherwise near FINE gold paper covered clamshell box with printed paper label to top edge
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Winter Trees

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Tall 8vo. in deep blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 55pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy ( inscription on front blank fly-leaf dated 1972) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (slightly tanned on rear panel, some very faint surface rub to front panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A very nice copy
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Calcutta - An Artists Impression by Desmond Doig

Statesman (Newspapar Publishers), Calcutta
4to in bright blue cloth, black lettering to spine, unpaginated, approx. 112pp on glossy art paper numerous line drawings in text. Drawings and sketches with accompanying notes, all originally published in the The Statesman 1966 - 1968.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Three Novellas - Leaf Storm - No One Writes to the Colonel - Chronicle of A Death Foretold

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 249pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Autumn of the Patriarch

Jonathan Cape, London
8vo in olive cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 235pp. Re-issue of 1977 1st UK edition.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Cousins - A Memoir

Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg
1st printing. 4to in green faux cloth, 106pp, illustrations in text
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a very faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Blenheim and the Churchill Family - A Personal Portrait (SIGNED COPY)

Cico Books, London
Heavy 4to. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 224pp on thick paper, colour plates, index etc. Inscribed 'Best wishes' dated Nov. 2006 and signed by Henrietta Spencer-Churchill on the title-page
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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The Day-Star of Liberty - William Hazlitt's Radical Style (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in boards, 382pp, plates, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of tanning to leaves, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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High Fidelity (SIGNED COPY)

Victor Gollancz, London
1st printing. 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 253pp. Author's first novel and signed by him on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Unnatural Acts

Century, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 279pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (pages moderately tanned)
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Buckinghamshire and Berkshire

A & C Black, London
1st printing. Thick 8vo in gilt embossed and colour printed steel grey cloth, 232pp, index, 60 full page colour plates with tissue guards (including colour frontispiece) plus fold-out map at rear (collated complete)
An extremely well preserved FINE exceptionally clean and tight unread or barely read copy (very slight creasing to cloth at spine tips, slightest hint of tanning or foxing to leaves). An excellent copy
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The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn (SIGNED COPY)

American College of Greece / ACG Art, Athens
Large 4to. in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 112pp on thick art paper, works by 46 artists on the theme of Hearn. Inscribed and signed by Megakles Rogakos on the half title leaf
NEW copy
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