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A collection of some of our rarest and most distinguished titles:

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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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    Animal Farm

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    Animal Farm By George Orwell First edition, first impression in first state dust jacket with Searchlight Books advertisement in blue to verso (Martin Secker & Warburg, 1945). Publisher's original green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Some mottling in places to covers; contents nice and clean and free from inscriptions; slight cracking to hinges, as is common. Original first state dust jacket with Searchlight Books advertisement printed in blue to verso; price-clipped; some abrasion here and there to hinges and upper panel fore-edge, though less rubbing to spine panel than is often seen; very small tear to top of upper panel hinge; shallow chipping to spine ends and corners with inconspicuous and neat tape reinforcement to spine verso and hinges; A very good copy indeed with no restoration.
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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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    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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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof By Tennessee Williams First edition, first impression and first issue with no mention of The New York Times on the copyright page and no credits to Mielzinger & Ballard on page xii (New Directions, New York, 1955). Signed by the author to the title page. One of the most prominent playwrights of 20th Century American Drama. Publisher's original light brown cloth with black lettering to spine. A fine and clean book, with just a hint of pushing to spine foot in the near fine or better dust jacket with minor rubbing to spine head and top corner of upper panel and a few very faint stains to lower panel. A superb copy.
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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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    Christine

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    Christine By Stephen King First UK edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1983). Signed by the author to the title page. Rare signed. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to the spine in gilt. A little faint marking to boards and the slightest hint of a spine slant, near fine otherwise and free from any previous owner names or inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some moderate wear, mainly to top edge. Spine panel nice and unfaded. A very good copy indeed.
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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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    Dune

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    Dune By Frank Herbert First UK edition, first impression (Gollancz, 1966). Publisher's original dark grey cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Boards very nice and clean and free from bumping and marks; previous owner bookplate to front paste-down with their name to front endpaper; some browning to margins of p 154 & 155 from a bookmark, but contents are clean otherwise and free from foxing. The original and unclipped dust jacket comes complete with the rare wraparound band; a few tears to the edges of the lower panel and top of upper panel hinge with tape repairs to verso; edges a little abraded here and there. A very good copy indeed of what is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential science fiction novels ever written.
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    El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera [Love in the Time of Cholera]

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    El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera By Gabriel García Márquez Limited Edition (Editorial Oveja Negra, 1985).  Published simultaneously with the first trade edition and limited to 1,000 copies.  Signed by the author with authenticating stamps, as issued.  Publisher's textured white boards with black lettering to spine.  Small area of staining to bottom edge of textblock with just the slightest hint of bowing to upper board; contents clean and free from any owner names or inscriptions.  A little trivial edge wear to bottom of dust jacket with a minuscule nick to spine foot and a barely perceptible and superficial scratch to upper panel.  A stunning, near fine copy.
    £4,500.00
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