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Gorringes Weekly Auction Including a Fine Selection of Books - Monday 10th December 2018

Gorringes Live Webcast Auction 10 Dec 2018 10:00 GMT

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Lewes, East Sussex

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  • 15 North Street
  • Lewes
  • East Sussex
  • BN7 2PD
  • United Kingdom

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London Record Society - Monographs, gilt cloth, 20 various vols (no's 2-32, 1966-95)' Calendar of

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London Record Society - Monographs, gilt cloth, 20 various vols (no's 2-32, 1966-95)' Calendar of Letter Books ... of the City of London, edited b...

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London - A miscellany of (mostly) older books; with a few interesting others added (71 books)

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London - A miscellany of (mostly) older books; with a few interesting others added (71 books)Mostly reasonably good, including Parsons - The Histo...

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Bayley, John - The History and Antiquities of the Tower of London, with biographical anecdotes ...

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Bayley, John - The History and Antiquities of the Tower of London, with biographical anecdotes ... deduced from records, state-papers, and manuscr...

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Thomas, A.H. & Thornley, I.D. - editors, The Great Chronicle of London, limited edition (of 500

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Thomas, A.H. & Thornley, I.D. - editors, The Great Chronicle of London, limited edition (of 500 numbered copies), 10 facsimile plates: publishers ...

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Wheatley, Henry B. - London Past and Present; It's history, associations, and traditions ... First

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Wheatley, Henry B. - London Past and Present; It's history, associations, and traditions ... First Edition, 3 vols, earlier 20th century, maroon h...

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Defoe, Daniel - A Tour Thro' London About The Year 1725, being letter V and parts of letter VI of 'A

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Defoe, Daniel - A Tour Thro' London About The Year 1725, being letter V and parts of letter VI of 'A Tour Thro' The Whole Island of Great Britain ...

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Stow, John - The Survey of London: containing the original, increase, moderne estate, and government

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Stow, John - The Survey of London: containing the original, increase, moderne estate, and government of that City, methodically set downe ... (4th...

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Mayhew, Henry and Binny, J - The Criminal Prisons of London, First edition, folded frontis and

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Mayhew, Henry and Binny, J - The Criminal Prisons of London, First edition, folded frontis and approx. 50 other wood engraved plates, advertisemen...

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Mayhew, Henry - London Labour and The London Poor; the condition and earnings of those that will

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Mayhew, Henry - London Labour and The London Poor; the condition and earnings of those that will work, cannot work, and will not work, (?2nd editi...

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Fitzgerald, Percy - Chronicles of Bow Street Police Office. With an account of the magistrates, "

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Fitzgerald, Percy - Chronicles of Bow Street Police Office. With an account of the magistrates, "runners", and police ... First edition, 2 vols, 2...

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Maitland, William - The History of London, from its Foundation by the Romans to the Present Time ...

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Maitland, William - The History of London, from its Foundation by the Romans to the Present Time ... with several accounts of Westminster, Middles...

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Hind, Arthur M - Wenceslaus Hollar and His Views of London and Windsor in the Seventeenth Century,

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Hind, Arthur M - Wenceslaus Hollar and His Views of London and Windsor in the Seventeenth Century, numerous plates, gilt buckram, 4to, 1992; Welch...

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(Douce, Francis, editior) - The Custom of London, otherwise called Arnold's Chronicle ..., reprinted

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(Douce, Francis, editior) - The Custom of London, otherwise called Arnold's Chronicle ..., reprinted from the first edition, with the additions in...

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Bray, William, editor - Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn ...

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Bray, William, editor - Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn ... Comprising His Diary ... and a selection of His Familiar ...

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Macaulay (Lord) - The History of England ... 8 vols, gilt ruled polished calf, gilt decorated and

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Macaulay (Lord) - The History of England ... 8 vols, gilt ruled polished calf, gilt decorated and panelled spines with red and green labels, marbl...

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Gibbon, Edward - The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, new edition, 8 vols,

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Gibbon, Edward - The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, new edition, 8 vols, portrait and folded maps; contemporary gilt ruled d...

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Daudet, Alphones - Tartarin sur les Alpes; nouveaux exploits du heros tarasconnais. Edition du

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Daudet, Alphones - Tartarin sur les Alpes; nouveaux exploits du heros tarasconnais. Edition du Figaro, coloured plates and other illus.; contempor...

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Bindings - including Evelyn's Diary (edited Wm.Bray), 4 vols, green half levant morocco and

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Bindings - including Evelyn's Diary (edited Wm.Bray), 4 vols, green half levant morocco and marbled boards, panelled spines, marbled endpapers and...

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Bindings - including Whiston's Josephus, 4 vols, blind and gilt decorated black / brown calf,

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Bindings - including Whiston's Josephus, 4 vols, blind and gilt decorated black / brown calf, Glasgow, 1818-1820; Clerk's Works of William Hogarth...

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Leatherbound - some 19 various titles (46 books)

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Leatherbound - some 19 various titles (46 books) Mostly reasonably good and mostly 19th century, cr.8vo. or smaller sizes

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Leatherbound - 13 various titles (in 38 vols) (42 books)

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Leatherbound - 13 various titles (in 38 vols) (42 books) Mostly reasonably good (a step up from 'old leather'), mostly 19th century and larger 8vo...

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Leatherbound - Continental Editions, mostly 18th and 19th centuries (55 books)

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Leatherbound - Continental Editions, mostly 18th and 19th centuries (55 books) Mostly reasonably good condition, mostly 8vo. sizes approx.  

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Trollope, Anthony - Orley Farm, 2 vols, 40 plates, by J.E Millais, no title page in vol 2, half calf

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Trollope, Anthony - Orley Farm, 2 vols, 40 plates, by J.E Millais, no title page in vol 2, half calf and cloth, gilt decorated and panelled spines...

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M'Leod, John - Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, to China, Corea and the Island of Lewchew, with

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M'Leod, John - Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, to China, Corea and the Island of Lewchew, with an account of her shipwreck. 3rd edition, por...

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Shoberl, Frederic, editor - The World in Miniature: Persia, containing a brief description of the

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Shoberl, Frederic, editor - The World in Miniature: Persia, containing a brief description of the country ... 3 vols, 30 coloured plates, contempo...

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Austen, Jane - Sense and Sensibility, Clarke's Cabinet Edition, 2 vols, 239 & 244pp, contemporary

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Austen, Jane - Sense and Sensibility, Clarke's Cabinet Edition, 2 vols, 239 & 244pp, contemporary green half calf and marbled boards, gilt and bli...

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Austen, Jane - Pride and Prejudice, A Novel, Clarke's Cabinet Edition, 2 vols (3), 229 (3) &

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Austen, Jane - Pride and Prejudice, A Novel, Clarke's Cabinet Edition, 2 vols (3), 229 (3) & 247pp (lacking half titles), contemporary green half ...

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The Studio - An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art, vols I - LXVII (lacking only 52, 63,

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The Studio - An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art, vols I - LXVII (lacking only 52, 63, 65 and 66) 1893 - 1916, with also vols LXXII - ...

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Colling, James R - Gothic Ornaments, being a series of examples enriched details and accessories

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Colling, James R - Gothic Ornaments, being a series of examples enriched details and accessories of the architecture of Great Britain. First editi...

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Shaw, Henry - Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth

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Shaw, Henry - Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. With descriptio...

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Pain, William - The Practical House Carpenter; or, Youth's Instructor; containing a great variety of

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Pain, William - The Practical House Carpenter; or, Youth's Instructor; containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture ...

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Chippendale, Thomas - Chippendale's One Hundred and Thirty Three Designs of Interior Decorations

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Chippendale, Thomas - Chippendale's One Hundred and Thirty Three Designs of Interior Decorations in Old French and Antique Styles ... engraved pic...

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(Lethaby, W.R.) Ernest Gimson: his life and work, limited edition (500 numbered copies), pictorial

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(Lethaby, W.R.) Ernest Gimson: his life and work, limited edition (500 numbered copies), pictorial title, 60 collotype plates, text illus., publis...

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Jourdain, M. - English Decorative Plasterwork of the Renaissance, numerous plates & other illus.;

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Jourdain, M. - English Decorative Plasterwork of the Renaissance, numerous plates & other illus.; gilt cloth, 4to, re-issued, 1933; Ramsey, Stanle...

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Old Leather & Cloth - A miscellany including Tredgold's Elementary Principles of Carpentry ... 2nd

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Old Leather & Cloth - A miscellany including Tredgold's Elementary Principles of Carpentry ... 2nd edition, corrected and enlarged, 22 plates (3 f...

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Ayling, Stephen - Photographs from Sketches by Augustus Welby N. Pugin. First edition, 2 vols,

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Ayling, Stephen - Photographs from Sketches by Augustus Welby N. Pugin. First edition, 2 vols, mounted frontis, 500 numbered small photographs mou...

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Antiques and Related Books - A modern miscellany

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Antiques and Related Books - A modern miscellany Nearly all good condition, incl. Allix's Carriage Clocks (1974), Goodison's Ormolu: the work of M...

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Sowerby, J. and Others. English Botany ... 3rd edition, edited by J.T. Boswell Syme, vols 1-11 (ex.

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Sowerby, J. and Others. English Botany ... 3rd edition, edited by J.T. Boswell Syme, vols 1-11 (ex.13), several hundred hand coloured plates; publ...

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Froger, Francois - A Relation of a Voyage made in the Years 1695, 1696, 1697 on the Coast of Africa,

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Froger, Francois - A Relation of a Voyage made in the Years 1695, 1696, 1697 on the Coast of Africa, Streights of Magellan ..., 1st edition in E...

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Wolf, Joseph - Elliot, Daniel Giraud - The Life and Habits of Wild Animals, folio, original green

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Wolf, Joseph - Elliot, Daniel Giraud - The Life and Habits of Wild Animals, folio, original green cloth, with 20 plates. London 1874

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A mid 19th century album of engravings and aquatints, including a view of Mont-Blanc, Life Guards

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A mid 19th century album of engravings and aquatints, including a view of Mont-Blanc, Life Guards and Lancer and Battle scenes

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Brunhoff, Jean de - Babor The King, folio, pictorial boards, London 1936, together with 5 Orlando

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Brunhoff, Jean de - Babor The King, folio, pictorial boards, London 1936, together with 5 Orlando The Marmalade Cat works by Hale, Kathleen, all...

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Woodward, George Moutard - Eccentric Excursions; or Literary and Pictorial Sketches, quarto, half

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Woodward, George Moutard - Eccentric Excursions; or Literary and Pictorial Sketches, quarto, half calf, somewhat disbound with many loose and ra...

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A collection of children's books, including:- Andersen, Hans - Little Thumb, illustrated with 9

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A collection of children's books, including:- Andersen, Hans - Little Thumb, illustrated with 9 chromolithographs by Laura Troubridge; Meggendo...

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Parker, B - Lays of The Grays, oblong quarto, original pictorial boards, with 12 full page

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Parker, B - Lays of The Grays, oblong quarto, original pictorial boards, with 12 full page chromolitho's of elephants at home and play, London [...

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Childhood's - Childhood's Golden Tales, folio, original cloth with pictorial front board, with 12

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Childhood's - Childhood's Golden Tales, folio, original cloth with pictorial front board, with 12 coloured plates, some page edges repaired, Dea...

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[Colour plate] - Picture Gallery of Pets, 18 chromolitho's on stiff boards, large square quarto,

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[Colour plate] - Picture Gallery of Pets, 18 chromolitho's on stiff boards, large square quarto, Ernest Nister, London and E.P. Dutton & Co., Ne...

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Parker, B - Cinderella at The Zoo, illustrated by N. Parker, with 16 chromolitho's, quarto, spine

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Parker, B - Cinderella at The Zoo, illustrated by N. Parker, with 16 chromolitho's, quarto, spine chipped, London [c.1916]

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Bond, Francis - An Introduction to English Church Architecture, 2 vols, quarto, cloth, London

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Bond, Francis - An Introduction to English Church Architecture, 2 vols, quarto, cloth, London 1913, Mempes, Mortimer - Japan, 1903 and India, 19...

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Royal Academy Pictures, quarto, cloth for years 1899-1904, 1906 and 1908 (8)

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Royal Academy Pictures, quarto, cloth for years 1899-1904, 1906 and 1908 (8)

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Fulton, Robert - The Illustrated Book of Pigeons, quarto, original cloth, hinges weak, with 50

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Fulton, Robert - The Illustrated Book of Pigeons, quarto, original cloth, hinges weak, with 50 chromolithograph plates, London [c.1870's], toget...

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Sassoon, Siegfried - Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, illustrated by Barnett Freedman, with 15

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Sassoon, Siegfried - Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, illustrated by Barnett Freedman, with 15 coloured plates, London 1931 and 2 others, by Sass...

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Sackville-West, Victoria - The Garden, 1st edition, original cloth, number 707 of 750, signed by the

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Sackville-West, Victoria - The Garden, 1st edition, original cloth, number 707 of 750, signed by the author, London 1946, The Land 1936, Another...

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Bell, Adrian - 22 novels, sold as seen, comprising: - Corduroy, First illustrated edition, The

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Bell, Adrian - 22 novels, sold as seen, comprising: - Corduroy, First illustrated edition, The Bodley Head 1948 - Silver Ley, First illustrated...

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Giles, Carl - Daily Express and Sunday Express Cartoons, 1st - 50th Series, oblong quarto,

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Giles, Carl - Daily Express and Sunday Express Cartoons, 1st - 50th Series, oblong quarto, original wraps, London 1946-1989

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Le Carre, John - The Looking Glass War, First edition, in clipped, slightly torn d.j., small hole to

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Le Carre, John - The Looking Glass War, First edition, in clipped, slightly torn d.j., small hole to half title, William Heinemann, London 1965

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Le Carre, John - A Small Town in Germany, first edition, in d.j., William Heinemann, London 1968

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Le Carre, John - A Small Town in Germany, first edition, in d.j., William Heinemann, London 1968

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Le Carre, John - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, first edition, William Heinemann, London 1974 and 4

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Le Carre, John - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, first edition, William Heinemann, London 1974 and 4 others: Call for the Dead 1983; The Spy who came...

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The Book of Common Prayer ... and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church ... together with the

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The Book of Common Prayer ... and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church ... together with the Psalter ... contemporary red calf, gilt roll bord...

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Hope, Sir William - The Compleat Horseman; Discovering the Surest Marks of the Beauty, Goodness,

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Hope, Sir William - The Compleat Horseman; Discovering the Surest Marks of the Beauty, Goodness, Faults and Imperfections of Horses ... by Sieur S...

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