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cover of The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen [set of works, comprises 5 volumes of the novels]: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Emma, and 2 volumes of Letters. The text based on Collation of the Early Editions by W.R. Chapman. With Notes, Indexes, and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources

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Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1923. [Classic Literature] First Oxford Edition. Large Paper. Limited to 1000 sets. Seven volumes. Coloured frontispieces. Original grey linen-backed marbled boards, printed paper labels to spine with spares bound in at rear, untrimmed deckle edges. First and final leaves toned, some age-related browning to spines, shelf wear. A very good set. Complete in seven… Read more
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cover of The Complete Hornblower Novels. The Happy Return (1937); A Ship of the Line (1938); Flying Colours (1938); The Commodore (1945); Lord Hornblower (1946); Mr Midshipman Hornblower (1950); Lieutenant Hornblower (1952); Hornblower and the Atropos (1953); Hornblower in the West Indies (1958); Hornblower and the Hotspur (1962); Hornblower and the Crisis (1967)

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London: Michael Joseph, 1937-1967. [Naval Historical Fiction] COMPLETE FIRST EDITIONS. Eleven volumes bound as ten. Octavo (19 x 13 x 33cm). The complete series, bound uniformly in navy blue half morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles and 'tall ship' motifs to spine, matching cloth over boards, and top edges gilt. Crisp, clean copies with a touch of occasional spotting.… Read more
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cover of Ragnarok: The End of the Gods

Ragnarok: The End of the Gods

by BYATT, A.S. (born 1936)

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Edinburgh: Canongate, 2011. [Modern Literature] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[8] 177 [7]. With occasional in-text illustrations. INSCRIBED by the author in black ink to title page: 'For Myra | from | A S Byatt'. Publisher's red cloth, with gilt titles to spine and yellow endpapers. With the illustrated dust-jacket priced at £14.99. Gently toned, otherwise a… Read more
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cover of Tomorrow

Tomorrow

by SWIFT, Graham (born 1949)

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London: Picador, 2007. [Modern Literature] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[8] 248. INSCRIBED by the author in black ink to title page: 'To Murray | Graham Swift'. Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine and black endpapers. With the photographic dust-jacket, priced at £16.99. Gently toned to edges with a few spots. Jacket lightly rubbed with… Read more
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cover of Binu and the Great Wall

Binu and the Great Wall

by TONG, Su (born 1963), [GOLDBLATT, Howard, translator]

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Edinburgh: Canongate, 2007. [Chinese Historical / Mythological Fiction] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xii; 291 [1]. Publisher's black paper over boards, with white titles to spine, a white device stamped to upper, and red endpapers. With the illustrated dust-jacket, priced at £12.99. A fine, as-new copy. Part of a series titled 'The Myths' by Canongate.
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cover of The Strand Magazine, volumes I to X. [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, etc.]

The Strand Magazine, volumes I to X. [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, etc.]

by VARIOUS, [DOYLE, Arthur Conan; VERNE, Jules; MORRISON, Arthur, et al.]

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London: George Newnes, January 1891 to December 1895. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCES. 10 volumes. Large octavo (24 x 18 x 43cm). Illustrated throughout. Original magazine parts bound in half-yearly volumes. Publisher's cyan cloth with titles in black and gilt to spines, and in black with the 'Strand' street scene to uppers. All edges speckled red, except volume II with… Read more
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cover of the daylight gate

the daylight gate

by WINTERSON, Jeanette (born 1959)

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London: Hammer, 2012. [Witch-Trial Novel] SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.x; 194 [4]. SIGNED by the author in black ink to title page, dated August 20, 2012. Publisher's black cloth with silver titles to spine and red endpapers. With the black and white illustrated dust-jacket, priced at £9.99. A fine, as-new copy. A novel based on the… Read more
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cover of Hollow City. The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

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Philadelphia, PA: Quirk Books, 2014. [Young Adult Fantasy] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.400. Liberally illustrated with vintage photographs. Publisher's light blue cloth with silver titles to spine, and grey patterned endpapers. With the black and white photographic dust-jacket, priced at $17.99. Light rubbing to jacket edges. A red remainder mark to lower edge. Near fine.
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cover of Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers: The Hogarth Press, 1917-41

Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers: The Hogarth Press, 1917-41

by WILLIS, Jr., J.H. (1929-2012)

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Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1992. [Literary Biography] FIRST EDITION, EX LIBRIS ALAN ANDERSON. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.xviii; 451 [11]. Publisher's blue quarter cloth with black titles to red backing on spine, and red cloth over boards. With the red and blue dust-jacket, not priced. Simple light blue bookplate of Alan Anderson to front pastedown. Light… Read more
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cover of Girl Meets Boy

Girl Meets Boy

by SMITH, Ali (born 1962)

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Edinburgh: Canongate, 2007. [Mythological Literature] SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[10] 164 [2]. SIGNED by the author in black ink to title page. Publisher's black paper over boards, with white titles to spine and a white device to upper. Grey endpapers. With the dust-jacket reproducing a drawing by Tracey Emin, priced at £12.99. A fine, as-new copy.… Read more
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cover of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by TWAIN, Mark [pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne CLEMENS] (1835-1910), [KEMBLE, E.W., illustrator]

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1906. [American Literature] LEATHER-BOUND VINTAGE COPY. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xvi; 438 [36]. With 174 illustrations by Kemble, including a frontispiece. Publisher's advertisements dated May 1906. Recently rebound in navy half morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, and the original blue navy cloth with gilt titles to upper over boards. Light toning and… Read more
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cover of Ludo and the Star Horse

Ludo and the Star Horse

by STEWART, Mary (1916-2014), [D'ACHILLE, Gino, illustrator]

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Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1974. [Children's Fantasy Adventure] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.128. With occasional in-text illustrations by D'Achille. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and orange endpapers. Top edge brown. With the dust-jacket illustrated in colour by D'Achille. Slight surface scuffing to title page. Some bumping to corners and spine ends. Price-clipped jacket shows a… Read more
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cover of August Heat

August Heat

by CAMILLERI, Andrea (1925-2019), [SARTARELLI, Stephen, translator]

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London: Picador, 2009. [Italian Crime Mystery] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[6] 280 [2]. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine and yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket illustrated by Jeff Fisher, priced at £12.99. A fine, as-new copy. The 10th Inspector Montalbano crime mystery, originally published in Italian as 'La Vampa d'Agosto' in 2006. … Read more
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cover of Weight. The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

Weight. The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

by WINTERSON, Jeanette (born 1959)

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Edinburgh: Canongate, 2005. [Mythological Fiction] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.xvi; 151 [1]. INSCRIBED by the author in black ink to title page: 'To Myra | Jeanette Winterson.' Publisher's black paper over boards, with grey titles to spine, a grey device to upper, and black patterned endpapers. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Marion Deuchars, priced at £12.00… Read more
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cover of A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur

A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur

by TWAIN, Mark [pseudonym of CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne] (1835-1910), [BEARD, Dan, illustrator]

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1897. [Fantasy Adventure] LEATHER-BOUND VINTAGE COPY. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xvi; 525 [37]. With 220 illustrations by Beard, including a frontispiece. Publisher's advertisements dated September 1897. Recently rebound in navy half morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, and the original blue navy cloth with gilt titles to upper over boards. All edges untrimmed.… Read more
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cover of The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad

by ATWOOD, Margaret (born 1939)

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Edinburgh: Canongate, 2005. [Greek Mythological Fiction] SIGNED FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.xvi; 199 [1]. SIGNED by the author in black ink to title page. Publisher's black paper over boards, with grey titles to spine and a grey device to upper. Black patterned endpapers. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Nina Chakrabarti, priced at £12.00. A fine, as-new… Read more
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cover of The Female of the Species. Tales of Mystery and Suspense. An Otto Penzler Book

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London: Quercus, 2006. [Short Strange Tales] INSCRIBED FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.[10] 275 [3]. INSCRIBED by the author in black ink to title page: 'to Myra and Murray | Joyce Carol Oates'. Publisher's blue cloth with silver titles to spine. With the photographic dust-jacket, priced at £12.99. A little light handling. Near fine. Nine stories in… Read more
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cover of the accidental

the accidental

by SMITH, Ali (born 1962)

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 2005. [Modern Literature] SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[12] 306 [2]. SIGNED by the author in black ink to title page, and dated 21 August 2005. Publisher's black cloth, with gilt titles to spine and yellow endpapers. With the dust-jacket reproducing an image by Derek Jarman, priced at £14.99. Light toning and spotting to… Read more
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cover of Farmer Giles of Ham. Aegidii Ahenobarbi Julii Agricole de Hammo, Domini de Domito, Aule Draconarie Comitis, Regni Minimi Regis et Basilei, mira facinora et mirabilis exortus, or in the vulgar tongue, The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom

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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1972. [Children's Illustrated] VINTAGE COPY, the ninth printing in the same format as the first. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.79 [1]. With two dichromatic plates, including a frontispiece, and numerous in-text wood engravings by Baynes. Publisher's cream cloth with blue titles to spine, a blue illustration of Chrysophylax to upper, and dragon-patterned endpapers. With… Read more
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cover of Police

Police

by NESBO, Jo (born 1960), [BARTLETT, Don, translator]

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London: Harvill Secker, 2013. [Norwegian Crime Thriller] SIGNED FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.[6] 518 [4]. SIGNED by the author in black marker to title page. Publisher's blue cloth with black decoration, white titles to upper, and maps to endpapers. With the photographic dust-jacket priced at £18.99. A fine, as-new copy. The 10th book in the Harry… Read more
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