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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 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 Sketch of My Life

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    A Sketch of My Life By Thomas Mann One of 75 copies printed on Imperial Japan vellum to be signed by the author, of which this is number 52. Darkening to spine; a little browning to edges; rubbing to corners with occasional rubbing to edges; bookplate to front pastedown and very small and unobtrusive retailer sticker to corner of rear pastedown. Very good.
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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Limited Edition (New York The Limited Editions Club, 1932). Illustrated by John Tenniel. One of 1500 copies to be signed and numbered by designer Frederic Warde, of which this is number 1011. Head and foot of spine a little rubbed; light foxing and marginal browning to front pastedown with very faint foxing to endpaper and to rear pastedown. Illustrated frontispiece and title-vignette with several in-text illustrations; all edges gilt; original red morocco gilt. An excellent, near fine example.
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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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    Christine

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    Christine By Stephen King Limited edition (Grant, 1983). Signed by Stephen King and the illustrator, Stephen Gervais. One of 1000 copies, of which this is number 216. A couple of small bumps to bottom corners of slipcase. Minor bump to top of spine. A near fine copy. Bookseller Inventory.
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    Kafka On The Shore

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    Kafka On The Shore By Haruki Murakami Limited edition (The Harvill Press, 2005). One of 100 slipcased leather bound copies with a bookplate signed by the author to the limitation page, of which this is number 15. Fine, with just a tiny hint of a mark to spine head, in a fine slipcase.
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    Saturday

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    Saturday By Ian McEwan First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 2005). One of 1500 numbered slipcased copies to be signed by the author, of which this is number 1052. Fine, with a very small knock to spine foot, in a fine slipcase.
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    Sonnets

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    Sonnets By William Shakespeare Astolat Press Edition (A. C. Curtis Guildford, 1902). Number 45 of 60 copies on Japanese vellum. Bound in crimson crushed levant morocco by A De Sauty; edges gilt with gilt borders inside covers. Reproduction of Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' as a frontispiece. Small chip to spine foot; Boston Libraries ink stamps to pastedown, title verso and to page 1 and 154. A beautiful binding preserved in a custom drop-back box.
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    Summoned by Bells

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    Summoned by Bells By John Betjeman Leather-bound, top edge gilt and limited to 125 signed and numbered copies. Some rubbing to extremities with a minor bump to bottom edge of front board. An excellent presentation copy with Douglas Cleverdon Ex Libris label affixed to half title. The book was given to Douglas Cleverdon; a radio producer, bookseller, publisher and author as a 60th birthday present in 1963. A letter from a mutual friend of Cleverdon and Betjeman is included. Among the books Cleverdon published was Gill s Art and Love and an edition of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner with and introduction and illustrations by David Jones. From 1939 - 1969 he worked for the BBC. During the war he devised The Brains Trust, and as a producer, mainly of radio features on the Third Programme, he commissioned and broadcast poets (including Betjeman), playwrights, composers and writers, giving a first hearing to Flanders and Swann and persuading Dylan Thomas to come up with Under Milk Wood, which Cleverdon produced in 1954 and featured Richard Burton in the role of First Voice.
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    £650.00
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    The Tempest

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    The Tempest by William Shakespeare One of 520 copies signed by the illustrator, Arthur Rackham, of which this is number 220. Includes an additional plate not included in the trade edition. Top edge gilt. 2 frontispieces and 19 plates, original decorative vellum-backed boards. Slight bumping to corners and spine foot; mild soiling to spine; a couple of creases to front endpaper. Contents pristine. An excellent copy.
    £1,750.00
    £1,750.00
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    The Tommyknockers

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    The Tommyknockers By Stephen King Limited edition (PS Publishing, 2018). Three separate standalone volumes housed in a special illustrated slipcase. One of 1000 numbered copies produced and signed by the illustrator and introducer, of which this is number 168. Covers, endpapers and interior art by Daniele Serra. As new and unread with a very tiny nick to the bottom fore-edge of the dust jacket of volume 3.
    £225.00
    £225.00