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Chiswick Auctions Live Webcast Auction 30 May 2018 13:00 BST

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Alcott (Louisa May) Little Men. Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION,

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Alcott (Louisa May) Little Men. Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, frontispiece, original cloth, top edge green slightly f...

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Amis (Kingsley)  One Fat Englishman, FIRST EDITION, spine slightly faded, dust-jacket frayed at head

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Amis (Kingsley)  One Fat Englishman, FIRST EDITION, spine slightly faded, dust-jacket frayed at head and with tear at foot, chipped at corners, li...

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Amis (Martin) Dead Babies, a fine copy, book label to pastedown, 1975; Success, 1978; Other People:

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Amis (Martin) Dead Babies, a fine copy, book label to pastedown, 1975; Success, 1978; Other People: A Mystery Story, 1981; London Fields, signed b...

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Bannerman (Helen) The Story of Little Black Sambo, FIRST EDITION, colour illustrations by the

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Bannerman (Helen) The Story of Little Black Sambo, FIRST EDITION, colour illustrations by the author, original green decorated cloth, spine slight...

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Bates (H.E.) The Black Boxer Tales, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf

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Bates (H.E.) The Black Boxer Tales, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf to F.G. Robinson. advertisement leaf, manusc...

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Beckett (Samuel)  Waiting for Godot. A tragicomedy

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Beckett (Samuel)  Waiting for Godot. A tragicomedy in two acts, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 4 photographic plates, bookplate to flyleaf, original blin...

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Belloc (Hilaire)  Cautionary Tales for Children, F

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Belloc (Hilaire)  Cautionary Tales for Children, FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author "To Mr and Mrs Meade. Their obedient servant, H.B. 29th o...

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Bennett (Arnold) Imperial Palace, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, NO 80 OF 100 SETS, printed on Saunders'

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Bennett (Arnold) Imperial Palace, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, NO 80 OF 100 SETS, printed on Saunders' handmade paper and signed by the author in vol. ...

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Brooke (Rupert) Poems, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, half title, light soiling throughout, original dark

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Brooke (Rupert) Poems, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, half title, light soiling throughout, original dark blue cloth, corners slightly bumped, ownershi...

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Buchnan (John)  The Thirty-Nine Steps, marginal browning, original blue cloth, rubbed at spine head

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Buchnan (John)  The Thirty-Nine Steps, marginal browning, original blue cloth, rubbed at spine head and tail, Edinburgh, William Blackwood, 1915;...

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Burnett (Frances Hodgson) Little Lord Fauntleroy, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, frontispiece and 25

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Burnett (Frances Hodgson) Little Lord Fauntleroy, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, frontispiece and 25 further illustrations after drawings by Reginald B...

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Butler (Samuel) The Way of All Flesh, FIRST EDITION, armorial bookplate of W. R. Stuart Majendie,

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Butler (Samuel) The Way of All Flesh, FIRST EDITION, armorial bookplate of W. R. Stuart Majendie, later bookplate, half title, some scattered foxi...

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Chesterton (G.K.) The Innocence of Father Brown, F

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Chesterton (G.K.) The Innocence of Father Brown, FIRST EDITION, bookplate,  frontispiece and 7 further plates by Sidney Seymour Lucas, minor foxi...

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Churchill (Winston Spencer) Lord Randolph Churchill, 2 vol., FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, photoengraved

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Churchill (Winston Spencer) Lord Randolph Churchill, 2 vol., FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, photoengraved frontispieces, plates (including folding lette...

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Churchill (Winston Spencer).- The Centenary Limited Edition The Collected Works of Sir Winston

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Churchill (Winston Spencer).- The Centenary Limited Edition The Collected Works of Sir Winston Churchill Centenary Limited Edition, 38 vol. ( inc...

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Conrad (Joseph) The Secret Agent. A Drama in Three Acts, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 107 OF 1000 COPIES,

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Conrad (Joseph) The Secret Agent. A Drama in Three Acts, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 107 OF 1000 COPIES, signed by the author, bookplate, half title, po...

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Conrad (Joseph) Almayer's Folly, A Story of an Eastern River, FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, bookplate,

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Conrad (Joseph) Almayer's Folly, A Story of an Eastern River, FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, bookplate, original green cloth, gilt, light handling m...

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(De la Mare) Ramal (Walter) Songs of Childhood, FIRST EDITION, signed and inscribed by the author "

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(De la Mare) Ramal (Walter) Songs of Childhood, FIRST EDITION, signed and inscribed by the author "Walter de la Mare, for Elbridge Adams with his...

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Dexter (Colin) Last Bus to Woodstock, 1975; Last Seen Wearing, 1976; The Silent World of Nicholas

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Dexter (Colin) Last Bus to Woodstock, 1975; Last Seen Wearing, 1976; The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn, 1977; The Riddle of the Third Mile, 1983,...

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Dickens (Charles) The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM,  half-

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Dickens (Charles) The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM,  half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece by Daniel...

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Du Maurier (Daphne) Jamaica Inn, FIRST EDITION, original blue cloth, minor spotting, dust-jacket

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Du Maurier (Daphne) Jamaica Inn, FIRST EDITION, original blue cloth, minor spotting, dust-jacket darkened to backstrip panel and borders, some chi...

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Du Maurier (George) Trilby, FIRST EDITION, 3 vol., original linen, blue lettering on upper cover and

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Du Maurier (George) Trilby, FIRST EDITION, 3 vol., original linen, blue lettering on upper cover and spine, light wear to boards, spotting to the ...

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Eliot (T.S.) Ezra Pound. His Metric and Poetry, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, frontispiece portrait of

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Eliot (T.S.) Ezra Pound. His Metric and Poetry, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, frontispiece portrait of Pound by Gaudier-Brzeska, light toning througho...

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Eliot (T.S.) Homage to John Dryden. Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century, FIRST

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Eliot (T.S.) Homage to John Dryden. Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, light foxing, original printed cr...

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Ellson (Hal) Reefer Boy. Story of Teen-age Drug Addicts, FIRST EDITION, original cloth, slightly

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Ellson (Hal) Reefer Boy. Story of Teen-age Drug Addicts, FIRST EDITION, original cloth, slightly frayed and browned dust-jacket, Neville Spearman,...

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Faulkner (William) Soldier's Pay, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, original blue cloth, yellow lettering

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Faulkner (William) Soldier's Pay, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, original blue cloth, yellow lettering and publisher's device, some rubbing to spine ex...

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Fleming (Ian)   Octopussy and The Living Daylights, FIRST EDITION, original cloth embossed boards,

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Fleming (Ian)   Octopussy and The Living Daylights, FIRST EDITION, original cloth embossed boards, gilt lettering, original pictorial dust jacket,...

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Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, FIRST E

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Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, FIRST EDITION, second state, original black cloth gilt lettered on spine, light rubbing, patterned gr...

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Forester (C. S.) Lord Hornblower, FIRST EDITION, publishers orange cloth, original dust-jacket,

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Forester (C. S.) Lord Hornblower, FIRST EDITION, publishers orange cloth, original dust-jacket, slight chipping and creasing, rubbed, 8vo,  Micha...

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Galsworthy (John) The Forsyte Saga, FIRST COMPLETE EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, bookplate, half title,

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Galsworthy (John) The Forsyte Saga, FIRST COMPLETE EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, bookplate, half title, folded Forsyte Family Tree following dedicat...

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Gide (André) Le Caves du Vatican. Sotie par l'Auteur de Paludes, FIRST EDITION, 2 vol., half-

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Gide (André) Le Caves du Vatican. Sotie par l'Auteur de Paludes, FIRST EDITION, 2 vol., half-title, lithographed author's portrait by Paul Albert...

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Graves (Robert) Good-Bye to All That, FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, bookplate, portrait frontispiece

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Graves (Robert) Good-Bye to All That, FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, bookplate, portrait frontispiece and 7 further plates, original salmon-pink clot...

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Greene (Graham) The Name of Action, FIRST EDITION, half title, bookplate, minor spotting to gutter

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Greene (Graham) The Name of Action, FIRST EDITION, half title, bookplate, minor spotting to gutter of preliminaries, original blue cloth with pub...

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Greene (Graham) Brighton Rock, An Entertainment, FIRST EDITION, original decorated red cloth,

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Greene (Graham) Brighton Rock, An Entertainment, FIRST EDITION, original decorated red cloth, slightly faded, top edge black, original dust-jacke...

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Greene (Graham) The Ministry of Fear. A Novel, FIRST EDITION, bookplates, original yellow cloth with

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Greene (Graham) The Ministry of Fear. A Novel, FIRST EDITION, bookplates, original yellow cloth with publisher's device stamped in black to lower...

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Greene (Graham) The Third Man and the Fallen Idol, FIRST EDITION, ownership inscription on half-

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Greene (Graham) The Third Man and the Fallen Idol, FIRST EDITION, ownership inscription on half-title, paper a little toned, endpapers browned, sm...

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Greene (Graham) The Complaisant Lover. A Play, FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author for his lead

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Greene (Graham) The Complaisant Lover. A Play, FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author for his lead Ralph Richardson, bookplates, original blue bo...

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Greene (Graham) A Visit to Morin, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES, inscribed by the author for

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Greene (Graham) A Visit to Morin, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES, inscribed by the author for Ralph Richardson and his wife, bookplate, origina...

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Hammett (Dashiell) The Maltese Falcon, FIRST EDITION, original decorated cloth, top edge stained

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Hammett (Dashiell) The Maltese Falcon, FIRST EDITION, original decorated cloth, top edge stained blue/green, original pictorial dust jacket, ligh...

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Hardy (Thomas) Desperate Remedies, FIRST EDITION,

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Hardy (Thomas) Desperate Remedies, FIRST EDITION, 3 vol., bookplate to vol. 1, half-titles in vol. 2 & 3, but lacking in 1, some spotting, Victor...

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Hardy (Thomas) A Pair of Blue Eyes. A Novel, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, without half title,

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Hardy (Thomas) A Pair of Blue Eyes. A Novel, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, without half title, misaligned 'c' in 'clouds' on page 5 of vol.2, C8 in vol....

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Hardy (Thomas) A Laodicena; or, the Castle of the De Stancys. A story of Today, FIRST ENGLISH

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Hardy (Thomas) A Laodicena; or, the Castle of the De Stancys. A story of Today, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 3 vol., book stamp of the Blackfriars of L...

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Hardy (Thomas) Wessex Poems and other Verses, FIRST EDITION, 31 illustrations (13 full-page) by

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Hardy (Thomas) Wessex Poems and other Verses, FIRST EDITION, 31 illustrations (13 full-page) by Hardy, tissue guard to frontispiece foxed, in ori...

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Hardy (Thomas) Domicilium, FIRST EDITION, inscribed to 'John Lane from C.K.S. July 12, 23', as

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Hardy (Thomas) Domicilium, FIRST EDITION, inscribed to 'John Lane from C.K.S. July 12, 23', as issued sewn with purple cord into purple wrappers,...

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Hemingway (Ernest) In Our Time, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 137 OF 170 COPIES on Rives handmade paper,

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Hemingway (Ernest) In Our Time, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 137 OF 170 COPIES on Rives handmade paper, bookplate, woodcut frontispiece portrait by Henr...

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Hemingway (Ernest) A Farewell to Arms, FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author 'To Mike Murphy,

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Hemingway (Ernest) A Farewell to Arms, FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author 'To Mike Murphy, Good luck, Ernest Hemingway' on fly-leaf, bookplat...

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Hemingway (Ernest) Green Hills of Africa, FIRST EDITION, half title, bookplate, illustrations by

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Hemingway (Ernest) Green Hills of Africa, FIRST EDITION, half title, bookplate, illustrations by Edward Shenton, original light green cloth with a...

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Hemingway (Ernest) The Old Man and the Sea, FIRST

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Hemingway (Ernest) The Old Man and the Sea, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, half title, original blue cloth with author's signature blind-stamped, smal...

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Hilton (James) Good-bye Mr Chips!, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, signed by the author, bookplate, title

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Hilton (James) Good-bye Mr Chips!, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, signed by the author, bookplate, title page and  chapter decorations printed in blue an...

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Hornby (Nick) High Fidelity, Victor Gollancz, 1995

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Hornby (Nick) High Fidelity, Victor Gollancz, 1995; About a Boy, Victor Gollancz, 1995, FIRST EDITIONS, signed by the author, original boards, du...

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Ishiguro (Kazuo) Never Let Me Go, NUMBER 261 OF 10

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Ishiguro (Kazuo) Never Let Me Go, NUMBER 261 OF 1000 COPIES, numbered and signed by author, pictorial cloth original slipcase, 2005; An Artist of...

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James (Henry) A Passionate Pilgrim and Other Tales

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James (Henry) A Passionate Pilgrim and Other Tales, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, book label of John K. Martin to rear pastedown, minor browning thro...

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James (Henry) Daisy Miller. A Study, FIRST EDITION, later issue, bookplate, 107 titles listed in the

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James (Henry) Daisy Miller. A Study, FIRST EDITION, later issue, bookplate, 107 titles listed in the initial advertisements, browning throughout,...

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James (Henry) Transatlantic Sketches, FIRST IMPRESSION, original green cloth, minor wear to

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James (Henry) Transatlantic Sketches, FIRST IMPRESSION, original green cloth, minor wear to extremities, first state binding (green variant cloth...

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Joyce (James) Pomes Penyeach, FIRST EDITION, errata slip tipped-in at end, original printed pale

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Joyce (James) Pomes Penyeach, FIRST EDITION, errata slip tipped-in at end, original printed pale green boards, 'Price One Shilling' printed on lo...

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Kerouac (Jack) On the Road, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, original black cloth, white lettering, top

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Kerouac (Jack) On the Road, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, original black cloth, white lettering, top edge red, rubbing to extremities of dust jacket, ...

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Kingsley (Charles) The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE,

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Kingsley (Charles) The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, bookplate, with two illustrations by J. Noel Paton...

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Kipling (Rudyard) Puck of Pook's Hill, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, frontispiece and 19 further full

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Kipling (Rudyard) Puck of Pook's Hill, FIRST EDITION, bookplate, frontispiece and 19 further full page-illustrations, title-page printed in red a...

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Lawrence (D.H.) Lady Chatterley's Lover, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 117 OF 1000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE

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Lawrence (D.H.) Lady Chatterley's Lover, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 117 OF 1000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR,  leaves untrimmed, original paper-covered...

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Lawrence (D. H) A Play, ONE OF 500 COPIES, bookpla

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Lawrence (D. H) A Play, ONE OF 500 COPIES, bookplate, browning to half title, some foxing to preliminaries, original yellow buckram, boards ...

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