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Literature : On Writing


George Orwell - A Bibliography

St Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester / Oak Knoll Press, New Castle
Thick, heavy 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 426pp, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy still close to new in a FINE complete Dust Jacket ( faintly creased at head of spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£41.00
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Vile Bodies

Chapman & Hall, London
With a new preface by Waugh, 1st printing thus. 8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 221pp
A extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy in a slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise near FINE publisher-price-clipped Dust Jacket - with publishers new price sticker to inner flap (some laminate bubbling along the spine and rear panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£80.00
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Artemis Fowl the Eternity Code (SIGNED COPY)

Puffin Books, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, metallic red lettering to spine. 328pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy ( pages slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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£70.00
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The Earth Compels (With Naomi Mitchison's Bookplate)

Faber & Faber, London
With Naomi Mitchison's colour printed bookplate on the front blank fly-leaf. 8vo in rust brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 64pp.
A GOOD only copy (spine edge-worn and rubbed, covers edge-rubbed, pages very slightly tanned otherwise contents fine). The bookplate is in fine condition.
1st editionHardcover
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£60.00
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Collected Poems 1921- 1951 (With Naomi Mitchison's bookplate)

Faber & Faber, London
Withe the bookplate of Naomi Mitchison on the front blank fly-leaf. 8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 196pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (end-papers, though not the bookplate, are tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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A Little Learning - the First Volume of An Autobiography

Chapman and Hall, London
8vo in dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 234pp, frontispiece, plates, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a very slightly edge-nicked but otherwise near FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A nice copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£28.00
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Angels of Soho - Pictures by Noarman Adams - Poems by Anna Adams

Royal Academy of Arts, London
4to in colour printed card covers, 35pp on stiff art paper, colour plates etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (few specks of very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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£22.00
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Normal People

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in boards, white lettering to spine, 266pp
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£39.00
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Kept in the Dark

Omnium Publishing / Trollope Society, London
Finely bound in blind and gilt embossed full brown cloth, frontispiece, 176pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcover
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£11.00
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Smut - Two Unseemly Stories (SIGNED LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in bright red cloth, with dust jacket and house in red cloth covered slip-case. One of 2,000 signed copies issued simultaneous to the trade edition
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW Dust Jacket in NEW sclip-case
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£80.00
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The Strand Magazine Volume VII / Vol 7 January to June 1894

Newnes, London
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in the publishers original black and gilt embosses and printed blue cloth, bevel edge boards, patterned end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, 672pp, full page plates, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved very near FINE clean and tight copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, hint of foxing to a very few mainly preliminary leaves). An excellent copy
1st editionHardcover
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£51.00
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