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Grope Carries on - Being the Further Adventures of Albert Grope During the Great War

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in red cloth, grey lettering to spine, 318pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy ( top edge of page block slightly dusty, end-papers and page-block edges slightly foxed or tanned). A pleasant copy
1st editionHardcover
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The Laughing Horror Case (SIGNED COPY)

Page One Publishing, Amsterdam
8vo in stiff glossy card covers 182pp. One of 500 copies made. Inscribed and signed by author on the 2nd fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
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Thebes of the Hundred Gates

Harper Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in purple boards, silver lettering to spine, 120pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Chekhov's Journey

Carroll & Graf, New York
8vo in two-tone grey and blue paper covered boards, 183pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (minute speck of rub to top corner tip of front flap fold, inner flaps faintly tanned, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Breakfast of Champions - Publishers Trial Binding Copy

Jonathan Cape, London
8vo in the publisher's brown faux cloth, 295pp.This copy has no lettering on the spine, but is otherwise exactly the same as the published edition. It is a pre-publication trial binding. Where there were options for colour, covering, texture etc., trial bindings are made for the author and publisher, often without printing on the spine or covers. This copy is in the same binding as was used for the first printing. There are not often more than a dozen copies made of each trial binding.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a moderately sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
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Physics in the Sixties

Oliver & Boyd, London
8vo in bright red cloth, black lettering to spine. 112pp, plates, illustrations in text
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a lightly edge-rubbed and slightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Birth of Penicillin and the Disarming of Microbes (SIGNED COPY)

Allen & Unwin, London
8vo in blue faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 236pp, plates, bibliography, index. Ronald Hare (Professor of Bacteriology, London University etc) began his career at St Mary's Hospital, spending 6 years working alongside Alexander Fleming. This book is the first rigorous study of the history of penicillin, its discovery, testing and manufacture and corrects many of the myths and misconceptions surrounding Fleming's role. This copy inscribed to a colleague and signed by Ronald Hare on front blank fly-leaf. Signed copies of this important book are extremely rare.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight sunning to bottom edge of spine) in a slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Sparsholt Affair (SIGNED COPY)

Waterstones / Picador, London
Large 8vo in blue faux cloth, white lettering to spine. 453pp. This copy signed by the author on the front fly-leaf below the printed words 'A Waterstones exclusive signed edition, October 2017. This editions was specially produced by the publishers for Waterstones and is coincident with the trade first edition
An almost AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (front inner flap faintly and mildly creased, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Last Tales

Putnam, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 405pp
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned). No jacket
1st editionHardcover
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Risk (SIGNED COPY)

Michael Joseph, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 251pp. Boldly inscribed and signed by author on front blank fly-leaf dated Autumn 1977
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a faintly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket. A very nice copy
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David Copperfield (Two volumes bound as one - complete)

Waverley Book Co., London
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in ornately blind and gilt embossed red cloth, 446pp plus 460pp. The Author's Favourite edition reprinted in exact Facsimile (except title-pages) and in a facsimile binding, of the last edition published under Dickens' direction. All plates (on stiff paper) present and collated complete
An extremely well preserved near FINE clean and tight unread or barely read copy (neatly repaired tear to head of spine, hint of shelf rub to spine ends and cover corner tips, end-papers and page-block edges slightly tanned)
Hardcover
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The English Patient

Bloomsbury, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 307pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread copy (very small bump to bottom edge of front cover, hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly tanned and dusty VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (two barely noticeable short closed edge-tears, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Moor's Last Sigh (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 434pp. Signed by author on title-page (no other inscription)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Enchantress of Florence (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 359pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Setting Sun and the Rolling World - Selected Short Stories

William Heinemann, London
8vo in blue faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 202pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (hint of sunning to bottom edge of spine) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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I Want A Black Doll

Collins, London
1st UK printing. 8vo in dark blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 319pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a mildly tanned and slightly dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
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A Series of Discourses on the Christian Revelation - Viewed in Connection with the Modern Astronomy

Edinburgh
8vo in contemporary quarter brown leather with matching marbled boards, 276pp, 4pp publishers ads at rear. With the armorial bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper of Edward Turnour, 4th Earl Winterton
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (mild wear to cover corner tips, small chip to head of spine (not glaring), some light pencil annotations to text mainly at the rear, easily and cleanly erased when tested)
Hardcover
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The Story Teller (publishers' Uncorrected Proof Copy)

Peter Owen, London
8vo proof copy in pale green paper wraps (now mostly a light tan colour), 285pp
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (mild tanning to exteriors and prelims)
1st editionSoftcover
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Angels and Insects (SIGNED COPY)

Chatto & Windus, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 292pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page with a non-authorial inscription above it at the top of the title-page
Pages tanned else an extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Shadows of the Mind - A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness

Oxford University Press, Oxford
Heavy 8vo. in black boards, gilt lettering to spine, 457pp, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Finnegans Wake

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 628pp plus 28pp 'corrections of misprints' at rear. This is the first reprint, and first issue thus, many leaves still unopened
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of sunning to spine, slight push to bottom cover corner tips, pages very slightly tanned, neat inscription on front blank fly-leaf - dated 1946)
1st editionHardcover
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

David Fickling Books, London
1st printing. 8vo in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 271pp. Published same day as Jonathan Cape 'adults' version
A well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The White Hotel (1st Printing)

Victor Gollancz, London
1st Impression. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 240pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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True to the Old Flag- A Tale of the American War of Independence

Scribner and Welford, New York
Thick 8vo in black and gilt illustrated brown boards, bevel edges, 390pp, frontispiece plus 11 other full page plates, 12pp publishers ads at rear. This is an early edition of this title, both the plates and the printed text are extremely sharp and very clear (plates tended to wear quickly with use making the text in later printings increasingly fuzzy edged)
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (mild shelf rub to cover corner tips and spine ends, slight foxing to end leaves, mild partial splitting to end-papers at inner hinges, binding still very strong as the webbing below is unaffected)
Hardcover
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The Earlier Life and Chief Earlier Works of Daniel Defoe

George Routledge, London
8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering and design to spine and front cover, 446pp publishers ads at rear.
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned, slight shelf rub to spine ends). A very nice copy
Hardcover
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To the Land of the Living

Gollancz, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 308pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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With Child - Birth Through the Ages

Mainstream Publishing, London
Large Octavo size (8vo), 287pp, plates, notes, inde etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Moscow Option - An Alternative Second World War

St. Martin's Press, New York
8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 254pp
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (faint foxing to page-block edges)
1st editionHardcover
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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 clean and tight unread copy (slight sunning to spine, pages very slightly tanned, few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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The Ipcress File (1st Edition 2nd Impression)

Hodder & Stoughton, London
2nd Impression. 8vo in bright orange faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 223pp. This copy belonged to Michael Kustow (theatre and film producer and writer) and has his ink signature on the front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (thin sliver of slight creasing to spine ends, pages very slightly tanned, one leaf creased at very top corner tip - from turning, now lays flat)
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