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    A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange By Anthony Burgess First edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1962) with first state black boards and wider dust jacket flaps. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Very good with a minor knock to foot of lower board and an area of abrasion to the surface of the front and rear endpapers resulting from the removal of a bookplate; brown spot to gutter foot of opening pages with some staining to opening page of chapter 1 and small hole to page fore-edge; a couple of impressions to the bottom of page 97 also showing, with increasingly less prominence, on following 10 pages. The original dust jacket is price-clipped and has a couple of small marks in biro to upper flap and spine panel verso; minimal wear to extremities and a couple of small nicks to top edge with associated tape repair to verso, better than very good otherwise. A modern dystopian highlight.
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    A Draft of XXX Cantos

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    A Draft of XXX Cantos By Ezra Pound Original buckram with red lettering. One of 200 copies on Canson-Mongolfier paper, of which this is number 31. A very attractive production. A little marking here and there to lower board; touch of fading and very mild browning to spine, as is common; bookplate to front pastedown. Edges uncut. Contents beautiful and clean. Very good or better.
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    A Fish in the Water

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    A Fish in the Water By Mario Vargas Llosa A Signed, First Edition, First Printing of the author's memoir, published after he ran for the presidency of Peru in 1990. The book is still in its original seal and will be wrapped with care and shipped securely to ensure safe delivery.
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    A Game of Thrones

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    A Game of Thrones By George R. R. Martin First US edition, first impression (Bantam, 1996). Publisher's original black cloth with silver lettering to spine. Very good or better with some spotting to edges and a bump to bottom corner of upper board. Contents clean and free from names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a touch of creasing and a small nick to the bottom fore-edge of upper panel, associated with the aforementioned bump to the bottom of the upper board. Slightest hint of mild edge wear in places, but near fine overall.
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    A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

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    A History of the English-Speaking Peoples By Winston Churchill Four Volumes. First editions, first impressions (Cassell and Company Ltd, 1956-58). Publisher's original red cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Some spotting to edges and to opening and final leaves with small and discreet retailer stickers to bottom corner of front paste-downs and previous owner stamp to rear endpapers. The original and unclipped dust jackets have a little toning to spine panels, some spotting here and there and a few small nicks and shallow chips to edges with a few tape repairs to bottom edge of volume three. An excellent and very well-preserved set.
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    A House for Mr Biswas

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    A House for Mr Biswas By V.S. Naipaul First American edition, first impression (McGraw-Hill, 1961). Jacket design by Stephen Russ. Original dark green cloth with white lettering to spine. Just a hint of knocking and rubbing to extremities, else fine and internally pristine without names or inscriptions. The original dust jacket is clipped to bottom corner of front flap, but still bears the original '$5.95' price; a few small nicks to spine head with a touch of rubbing here and there. A lovely and bright near fine copy of the author's most iconic work.
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    A Moveable Feast

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    A Moveable Feast By Ernest Hemingway First UK edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1964). Original brown cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A near fine copy with a brief gift inscription to front endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a touch of rubbing to spine head, a few tiny chips to corners and a small nick to top corner of upper panel. A near fine copy overall.
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    A Partisan’s Daughter

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    A Partisan's Daughter By Louis de Bernières Limited, First Edition, First Printing (Harvill Secker, 2008). One of only 100 numbered copies to be signed by the author, of which this is number 49. Book is fine in a fine slipcase.
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    A Scanner Darkly

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    A Scanner Darkly By Philip K. Dick UK first edition, first impression (Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1977). Tanning to edges with light foxing to top edge; a couple of small dents to fore-edge; a couple of very minor bumps to spine tips; a couple of unobtrusive previous owner stickers to front paste-down. Original and unclipped dust jacket shows very trivial signs of wear to top edge with slight abrasion to left side of head of spine panel. Near fine overall.
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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

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    A Short History of Nearly Everything By Bill Bryson First edition, first impression (Doubleday, 2003). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and pictorial endpapers and paste-downs. A fine copy, with mild toning to edges, in a fine dust jacket. Rare inscribed.
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    A Storm of Swords

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    A Storm of Swords By George R. R. Martin A very good copy with some light marks to top edge and upper board and a faint stain to top of rear endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket is also very good with some edge wear and some creasing in places, primarily to spine panel head and folds. A nice copy of the third book in 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.
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    A Thin Ghost and Others

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    A Thin Ghost and Others By M. R. James First edition, first impression (London: Edward Arnold, 1919). Publisher's original dark grey cloth with light grey lettering to spine and spider's web motif, title and author's name in grey to upper board. Owner's name in ink to title page with light browning to endpapers and half-title; mild bumping and rubbing to corners and extremities; top edge a little darkened; some minor cracking to binding at page 16, but all pages still holding firm. A very good copy indeed of the author's scarce third collection of ghost stories.
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    Across the River and Into the Trees

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    Across the River and Into the Trees By Ernest Hemingway First UK edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1950). The true first edition, preceding that of the US. Original green cloth with silver lettering to spine and a red motif to upper board. A near fine book with a touch of dustiness and toning to edges. Boards nice and clean, as are contents, with no previous owner names or inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some rubbing to hinges and fore-edges with shallow chipping to spine ends and corners. Very good.
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    An Accidental Man

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    An Accidental Man By Iris Murdoch First Edition and First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1971). Minor bumping to spine tips. Original and price-clipped dust jacket has some rubbing to corners and extremities; corners and spine tips chipped; spotting to front and rear flaps. A very good copy.
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    Animal Poems

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    Animal Poems By Ted Hughes Limited edition (Crediton: Richard Gilbertson, 1967). Signed by Ted Hughes to the front endpaper. One of 100 copies produced. 1-6 were interleaved throughout with blank paper, on which the poet wrote out each of the thirteen poems in full, to face the printed text and were also bound in full dark green levant morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 7-16 were interleaved with three manuscript poems and bound in half morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 17-36 contained one poem in manuscript and were bound in decorative covers. The example on offer here is one of the 37-100 copies that were signed by the author. Original salmon fur-grained covers with lettering to the upper cover in black. Faint marginal soiling to spine with minor wrinkling here and there; top edge of upper cover and opening few pages turned up slightly; area of minor staining to lower cover with a little colour transfer to fore-edge of rear endpaper, contents nice and clean otherwise and firmly bound. A very good example of a rare book.
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    Ariel

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    Ariel By Sylvia Plath First edition, first impression (Faber and Faber, 1965). Publisher's original red cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A fine copy, with a couple of isolated instances of mild rubbing to edges, in a very good dust jacket with some chipping to spine tips, a few small nicks to edges, and a little light toning to spine panel.
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    At Home

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    At Home By Bill Bryson First edition, first impression (Doubleday, 2010). Signed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with bronze lettering to spine. A fine copy, with a small area of tanning to bottom edge, in a fine dust jacket. Rare signed.
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    Autumn

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    Autumn By Ali Smith First edition, first impression (Hamish Hamilton, 2016). Signed by the author to the title page. The first book in the Seasonal Quartet. A fine book in a fine wraparound band featuring 'Early November Tunnel' artwork by David Hockney.
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    Beloved

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    Beloved By Toni Morrison First UK edition, first impression (Chatto & Windus, 1987). Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize and adapted to film in 1998. Publisher's original green cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and gilt motif to upper board. A fine book with some toning to edges in a near fine dust jacket with mild wear to top edge.
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    Blandings Castle

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    Blandings Castle By P. G. Wodehouse First edition, first impression (Herbert Jenkins, 1935). Original publisher's turquoise cloth with black lettering to spine and upper board. Some browning to spine with a little marginal browning to boards; corners a little rubbed; toning to edges with some spotting to fore-edge; free from inscriptions. The first issue jacket is correctly priced at 7'6 with some loss to spine ends and corners with tape repair to verso; a few tears to edges and some fraying to folds.
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    Blood Meridian

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    Blood Meridian By Cormac McCarthy First UK edition, first impression (Picador, 1989). Publisher’s original red cloth with white lettering to spine and white endpapers and paste-downs. A fine book with some toning to edges, but otherwise clean internally and free from names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has only trivial traces of edge wear, primarily to spine foot, fine otherwise. An excellent copy of what is widely considered to be the author’s best work and one of the best American novels.
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    Bombs Away

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    Bombs Away By John Steinbeck First edition, first impression (The Viking Press, 1942). Publisher's original blue cloth. A hint of rubbing and light compression to spine ends and corners, near fine otherwise and free from names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some a few tears, chips and rubbing to edges with a few stains and a small area of abrasion to lower panel.
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    Brave New World

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    First edition, first impression (Chatto & Windus, 1932). Half-bound in brown morocco with black labels and gilt lettering. Blue top-stain present; inconspicuous previous owner blind stamp to front endpaper; some toning to edges with small areas of soiling to fore-edges of pages 2 and 3; a little faint and very occasional spotting to contents; trivial mark to lower spine visible upon close inspection. A near fine copy overall.
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    Brighton Rock

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    Brighton Rock By Graham Greene First American edition, first impression (Viking Press, 1938). True first edition, preceding that of the UK by around one month. Publisher's original red and black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A fine book with black top-stain beautifully preserved, internally clean and free from any inscriptions with a small previous owner sticker to front paste-down. The original, first issue George Salter jacket with $2.50 price to front flap has a touch of toning to spine panel, as is common, with light and occasional rubbing to extremities and a small closed tear to foot of upper joint. An excellent, near fine or better copy of a rare title, especially in superior condition.
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