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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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    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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    Career of Evil

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    Career of Evil By Robert Galbraith First edition, first impression (Sphere, 2015). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'To Gary, With love from J. K. Rowling (Jo!) aka Robert Galbraith'. Very rare inscribed in this way. A little crinkling to rear endpaper with a tiny chip to top corner of upper panel of dust jacket. An excellent example, bearing a unique and personal inscription from the author.
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    Career of Evil

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    Career of Evil By Robert Galbraith First edition, first impression (Sphere, 2015). Signed by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) to the title page. Fine overall with a very minor ding to bottom edge of boards and a couple of very small and unnoticeable indentations to upper board. Original and unclipped dust jacket is in fine condition. An excellent example and uncommon bearing the author's signature to the title page.
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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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    Complete Set of The Karla Trilogy: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy, Smiley’s People – All Bearing the Author’s Signature

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    Complete Set of The Karla Trilogy: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy, Smiley's People By John le Carré A complete set of 'The Karla Trilogy'. All first editions and first impressions, in very good condition or a little better and signed by the author to adhesive bookplates loosely laid in; one of which is double-signed 'John le Carré' and 'David Cornwell' (the author's real name). Rare thus. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: First edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1974). Double-signed by the author to an adhesive bookplate loosely laid in. Four square and small areas of adhesive residue to the front endpaper caused by the removal of a bookplate; very minor knock to spine head with some of the usual fading to top-stain. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some rubbing to corners and extremities; spine ends a little abraded, mainly at head; fading to spine panel, as is common. The Honourable Schoolboy: First edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1977). Signed by the author to a bookplate loosely laid in. A couple of minor bumps to top corner of upper and lower boards and to top edge of lower board; hint of pushing to spine head. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a little rubbing to edges with some abrasion to spine head; a touch of fading to spine panel. Smileys People: First edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1980). Signed by the author to an adhesive bookplate loosely laid in. Trivial traces of bumping to spine ends with a touch of faint spotting to top edge, else fine. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some light and occasional rubbing to extremities; a touch of fading to spine panel, as is common.
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    Cup of Gold

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    Cup of Gold By John Steinbeck First edition, first issue (Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929). Gold cloth titled in black with dark topstain. One of just 1,537 copies of the first printing that were issued. A facsimile reproduction of the original dust jacket will be included. Darkening to spine with moderate bumping to spine tips and to bottom corner of upper board; a little light soiling here and there to upper and lower boards; some browning to front and rear endpapers. Contents beautiful and clean throughout. A very good example of the author's first book.
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    Dark Carnival

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    Dark Carnival By Ray Bradbury UK First Edition, First Printing (Hamish Hamilton, 1948). Signed and dated by the author to the front endpaper. Only 3,112 copies of the American First Edition were produced by Arkham House in October of the previous year. Minor compression to head of spine; edges lightly toned with foxing; a little spotting to front and rear paste-downs and endpapers; inscription to front endpaper. Original dust jacket is price-clipped with some chipping to spine tips and corners; small closed tear to top corner of front panel; rear panel lightly toned. A very good copy of the author's first book.
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    Goldfinger

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    Goldfinger By Ian Fleming First edition, first impression in first issue jacket with 15s price to front flap (Jonathan Cape, 1959). Publisher's original black cloth with skull design to front board and gold coins in the eye sockets. Fine book with beautifully clean contents, which are free from spotting or inscriptions. Just the faintest marking to bottom edge. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some moderate toning to spine panel and folds with shallow chipping and rubbing to spine tips; mild signs of occasional edge wear. A near fine example overall.
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    Gravity’s Rainbow

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    Gravity's Rainbow By Thomas Pynchon First Edition, First Impression (Viking, 1973). Winner of the 1974 National Book Award and one of 4,000 copies in hardcover. First Issue dust jacket with the ISBN lettered in white over red on the rear panel and publishers date code '0273' on lower front flap. Couple of minor bumps and a little rubbing to corners of boards, contents pristine. Price-clipped dust jacket has a few soft creases and a little abrasion to top corner of rear panel. An excellent example of a novel considered by some to be among the greatest American Novels.
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows By J.K. Rowling First edition, first impression (Bloomsbury, 2007). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'To Scott, best wishes, J. K. Rowling'. Rare inscribed. Very small and unobtrusive initials to bottom corner of front endpaper with partial toning to bottom edge. A little trivial and very occasional edge wear to extremities of dust jacket, else fine. An excellent, near fine copy overall.
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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince By J.K. Rowling First edition, first impression of the Adult Edition (Bloomsbury, 2005). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: To Jan, with best wishes, J. K. Rowling. Rare thus. A few instances of unobtrusive marking to fore-edge of boards; partial toning to bottom edge with small and inconspicuous initials to bottom corner of front endpaper; free from any other inscriptions - near fine. Just a couple of trivial signs of wear to extremities of dust jacket, fine otherwise. An excellent, near fine example overall or better. Rare inscribed.
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