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An Anthropologist on Mars
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An Anthropologist on Mars

by Sacks, Oliver

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Picador. 8vo., brick-red publisher's boards lettered in silver to spine; pictorial dust-jacket with an illustration by Scott Garrett; pp. [vii], viii-xvi, [i], 2-319, [i]; containing numerous sketches and full-colour illustrations throughout; aside from very light creasing and a miniscule dent to the lower board, a fine copy. First edition, with full number line 1-9, signed and dated by the author to the title page in green ink pen. A collection of seven medical case histories by the renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks. Among those studied are: 'The Last Hippie' - concerning a man whose brain tumour means he has no memory of anything past the late 1960s. Sacks draws parallels here with the case of Phineas Gage, the American railroad worker who survived for eleven years after an accident in which a large iron rod was driven through his head. 'A Surgeon's Life' - the subject suffers from Tourette's syndrome, and in particular a series of ticks, which disappear when he… Read More
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The Lieutenant and others
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The Lieutenant and others

by Sapper; [McNeile, Cyril]

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Hodder & Stoughton. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1915 8vo., green cloth lettered in black to upper board and spine; in the publisher's dust wrapper priced 1/-net to spine; pp. [iv], v-vii, [i], 175, [i]; boards near-fine, internally foxed to endleaves, prelims and edges, with additional offsetting to the endpapers; the pictorial dust wrapper shelf-worn, nicked and chipped, particularly to the head of spine, with small portion of loss to the upper panel; abrasion to spine resulting in some loss of the upper layer of the paper stock, internally discretely repaired in places with archival tape.  First edition of McNeile's second book, written and published whilst he was on active duty as part of the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front.  McNeile began writing about his experiences in the trenches during the First World War, the results of which were first published in the Daily Mail, with his pseudonym given to him by the owner of the newspaper. His first… Read More
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The Raj Quartet consisting of The Jewel in the Crown; The Day of the Scorpion; The Towers of...
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The Raj Quartet consisting of The Jewel in the Crown; The Day of the Scorpion; The Towers of Silence; A Division of the Spoils

by Scott, Paul

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Heinemann. The Raj Quartet (Four volumes) all first editions published by Heinemann between 1966 and 1975. A rare near fine set. Consisting of 1. The Jewel in the Crown (1966). A near fine copy. The jacket is faded to the spine and has one small tear to the top right hand corner of the front panel. Otherwise the wrapper is not clipped and it is quite crisp and without any other wear. The book itself is in excellent condition with no wear at all. It is square and firm. As nice a copy as you would find with this book. 2. The Day of the Scorpion (1968). A near fine copy. Price clipped. There is a patch of browning on the front free end paper. The boards have the odd light mark, otherwise again it is an excellent copy. 3. The Towers of Silence (1971) an excellent near fine copy with only very minor handling wear. Not price clipped. 4. A division of the spoils (1975) a near fine copy. A small previous owner's bookplate to the inside board. Price clipped by the publisher with reprice sticker… Read More
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The Silver Sword
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The Silver Sword

by Serraillier, Ian

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Jonathan Cape. First edition published by Jonathan Cape in 1956. This is a very good or better copy. The jacket is no chips or loss except it is price clipped. There is minimal wear to the spine ends and corners. On the reverse of the jacket is a watermark. The book has a gift inscription on the front free end paper. The boards have a pushed corner but otherwise are clean as are the pages. The book is very good or better. An award winning children's novel set in the second world war. It is brilliantly illustrated by C. Walter Hodges. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1956.
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Saturday Night & Sunday Morning
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Saturday Night & Sunday Morning

by Sillitoe, Alan

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W.H. Allen. SILLITOE, Alan  Saturday Night & Sunday Morning  London: W. H. Allen, 1958 8vo., brick-red publisher's boards, spine lettered in gilt with publisher's device to foot; illustrative dust jacket printed in black, white and red (13s. 6d. net) designed by Mona Moore; pp. [vii], 8-213, [iii]; a near-fine copy, a couple of spots to outer edge and prelims, with light corner creasing to the first few pages, and very mildly pushed to spine tips; with previous ownership name in blue biro to ffep; in the unclipped dust jacket which has a couple of very small nicks and chips to spine tips and edges of folds; one slightly longer closed tear running horizontally to the rear panel (3.5cm approx); retaining all of its brightness to front panel and spine; very good.  First edition, boldly signed in black by the author to the title page. The author's debut novel, which won the Author's Club First Novel Award.  A story of two parts, the second being… Read More
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The Life and Death of Harriet Frean
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The Life and Death of Harriet Frean

by Sinclair, May

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W. Collins Sons & Co Ltd. London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1922 4to., pink cloth, with titles in gilt to spine and upper board; preserved in the original matching dust jacket printed in purple; outer edge untrimmed; pp. [iv], 184, [iv]; a very good copy, with slight lean and compression, endpapers offset, with spotting to edges and prelims; publisher's 4-page advertisement catalogue to rear entirely unopened; the surviving dust jacket sunned along spine, spreading to both panels, and along the upper edge; a little creased and nicked, with one discrete internal tape repair to verso.  First edition. Number 26 in the Virago Modern Classics list.  May Sinclair was an active suffragette and literary critic, who is first to be attributed to using the term 'stream of consciousness' in a literary context. During the course of her lifetime she wrote almost 25 novels on such diverse subjects as romance, psychoanalytic thought (influenced by Freud), supernatural… Read More
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The Hundred and One Dalmatians
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The Hundred and One Dalmatians

by Smith, Dodie

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William Heinemann. First edition published by William Heinemann in 1956. It is a very good or better copy. The dust wrapper is mostly complete with a tiny chip to the bottom edge of the front panel and a couple of tiny chips to the top of the spine. The spine is a shade faded. The book has two bumped corners. Otherwise it is clean and without marks. The pages are without foxing. A better than is usually encountered first edition.  Smith's classic children's adventure about Dalmatians, that has been made into an animated film by Disney and then latterly a film starring Glenn Close as Cruella. A rare book in this condition.  . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1956.
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A letter (ALS) from Muriel Spark regarding dog killers of Valdichiana
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A letter (ALS) from Muriel Spark regarding dog killers of Valdichiana

by Spark, Muriel

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Private. Muriel Spark ALS to 'David' regarding the poisoning of her dog Mungo.  San Giovanni di Oliveto, 1999 Manuscript letter (21 x 29.5cm when unfolded), on Spark's headed notepaper showing the printed image of a cherub; paper watermarked 'Zetta Matt Post'; fine aside from the odd spot, author's name slightly smudged; in the original stamped and addressed envelope (22 x 11cm), post mark dated 6-4-99, with Spark's return address written to verso; slightly roughly opened by letter knife.  On the 18th March 1999,  Spark wrote an article which appeared in the Guardian regarding the 'Dog Killers of Valdichiana'. Entitled 'Death in Florence', it explored the dark practice of wild boar hunters killing dogs by sowing poison on the fields of Tuscany. The reason given, she wrote, was that "dogs and cats spoil hunters' game, that they interfere with the system of repopulation after the hunting season closes in the spring." But… Read More
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

by Spark, Muriel

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London: Macmillan. First UK edition. The Victor Reinganum dust wrapper is in near fine condition. It has a crease to the bottom of the front panel. Along with very minor rubbing to the spine ends and corner tips. The jacket is complete and not price clipped. The book has a small number of light marks to the top of the front board. The pages are very clean without foxing or ink. Overall a near fine copy. Muriel Spark's best known works and a highlight in modern first edition collecting. With the fantastic dust wrapper artwork. It was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 novels of the 20th Century. And also adapted to the big screen in 1969.  . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1961.
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The Driver's Seat
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The Driver's Seat

by Spark, Muriel

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Macmillan. London: Macmillan and Co Ltd., 1970 8vo., green publisher's cloth ruled and lettered in silver to spine; in the original unclipped pictorial dust jacket (£1.50 (30s) net; with a cover designed by Bob Lawrie; pp. [viii], 9-160; a near-fine copy, the cloth a little rubbed to edges, in places, pages perhaps a trifle toned, some pencil markings erased from front paste-down; printing error causing a slight smudge line to the ink of the final page; in like jacket which is a touch toned with some very light shelf marking. First edition, signed by the author above her crossed-out name to title. In 2010, the book was nominated for the Lost Man Booker prize, which was created to honour works published in 1970 which were not eligible for the prize due to a rules alteration. Proclaimed by the author as her favourite, The Driver's Seat is the story of Lise, a disturbed office worker who leaves her accountancy job in Northern Europe and flies South to find "what? The… Read More
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Poems - a signed presentation copy to Laurie Lee
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Poems - a signed presentation copy to Laurie Lee

by Spender, Stephen

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Faber & Faber. First edition published by Faber and Faber in 1940. This is a very good or better copy. The wrapper is not price clipped displaying the correct price of 2/6 net. Someone has written their name (from Charles) neatly on the inside flap. The spine is toned. Otherwise there is no loss to the wrapper and it is in presentable condition. The book is also in excellent condition. A couple of pages of foxing to the front and rear otherwise clear. Stephen Spender has inscribed this copy to fellow author Laurie Lee to the title page. He has inscribed "To Laurence Lee inscribed by Stephen Spender". An early collection of poetry from Stephen Spender and very rare to be inscribed to Laurie Lee. Spender was an early supporter of Laurie Lee's work and along with Cyril Connolly his fellow editor at Horizon, they published his poems. A rare literary association.  . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1940.
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Born Under a Bad Sign
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Born Under a Bad Sign

by Steadman, Ralph; Palmer, Tony

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Steam Press. PALMER, Tony; Ralph STEADMAN [Illus.]  Born Under a Bad Sign Lexington, KY/ Tucson, AZ: Isolde Films/Steam Press, in association with Petro III Graphics and Sylph Publications, 2004 8vo., half black cloth over marbled boards, lettered in red to upper cover, with contrasting black leather label lettered in silver running the length of the spine; end papers with illustrations by Steadman; pp. [xxii], 11-192, [viii], featuring tipped-in full colour illustration by the artist to p. [ix], along with numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text; presented in a custom-made clamshell case, lined in textured black paper, with contrasting back leather label lettered in silver to spine; together with original promotional flyer, original signed collage and silkscreen print 'Pop Pedestal'; fine in most respects, a couple of small marks in places from transfer of ink (flyer, tissue protecting original artwork, rear paste-down); a couple of white rubbing marks to verso… Read More
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An Inland Voyage
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An Inland Voyage

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Crane, Walter

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C Kegan, Paul and Co.. First edition published by C Kegan, Paul and Co. in 1876. This is a near fine copy. The boards are in exceptionally clean condition and the binding is square and tight. The is some toning to the spine but very little wear to the boards or pages. There is a previous owner's contemporary bookplate to the inside board. A small number of the preliminary pages are lightly foxed. The frontispiece is by Walter Crane. Robert Louis Stevenson's first published book, being an account of his travels through France and Belgium on a canoe.  . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1876.
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Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving
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Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving

by Stoker, Bram

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William Heinemann. STOKER, Bram  Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving [together with] ALS in Stoker's hand, signed by Irving.   London: William Heinemann, 1906 8vo., 2 vols; bright red publisher's cloth, lettered in gilt to upper boards and spine, the former also featuring a portrait of Irving in gilt inside decorative oval border; publisher's device blindstamped to lower boards; outer edges untrimmed; pp. [ix], viii-xii, [ii], 372; [v], vi, [iii], 2-388; with two frontis portraits behind mounted tissue guards, and numerous other illustrations throughout; both volumes in far better condition to those often found, some pages entirely unopened, very fresh and clean throughout, the tissue a tad browned and endpapers offset; otherwise lovely examples, the cloth a little rubbed, pushed and sunned along spine [together with]  ALS on Lyceum Theatre headed notepaper (25 x 20cm, folded to 12.5 x 20cm); written in Stoker's hand and signed by Henry Irving; one… Read More
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