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Extra Cover, A. C. H. Smith
1 A. C. H. Smith Extra Cover
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1981 0297779249 / 9780297779247 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardback in dust jacket, signed & inscribed by the author on the title page, clean copy. ; 8.50 X 5.75 X 1.02 inches; 152 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Death in the Family, Agee, James
2 Agee, James Death in the Family
London Peter Owen Publishers 1971 0720622204 / 9780720622201 Reprint Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper, 1971 reprint, minor wear to dj, small mark to fore-edge, internally fresh and clean, no ownership names. ; 7.32 X 5.12 X 1.34 inches; 339 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Brick Lane, Ali, Monica
3 Ali, Monica Brick Lane
Doubleday 2003 038560484x / 9780385604840 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
VG/VG, black boards with gilt, in a colour-illustrated white d/jkt wit hsome slight signs of shelfwear, & a very slight tilt in the spine; text inside is clean & complete. A first edition of Ali's breakout cross-culture novel. ; 9.21 X 6.30 X 1.65 inches; 416 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Letters of the Laws of Man's Nature and Development, Atkinson, Henry George and Harriet Martineau
4 Atkinson, Henry George and Harriet Martineau Letters of the Laws of Man's Nature and Development
London John Chapman 1851 First Hardback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Embossed & patterned dk brown boards; a little worn, esp to head of spine, but boards and backstrip intact; spine a little darkened. Binding intact, but a little frail. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 390 pages 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Works of Jane Austen: Volume VI, Minor Works, Austen, Jane (ed R.W. Chapman)
5 Austen, Jane (ed R.W. Chapman) The Works of Jane Austen: Volume VI, Minor Works
Oxford Oxford University Press 1954 First thus Hardback Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Decorated grey + white d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; intact, but a little marked, with small losses to edges; spine faded; internally repaired. Light olive-green boards; a little marked, but not otherwise worn; binding tight; gilt titling dull, but very legible. Indexed.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 474 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The proverb and other stories, Ayme, Marcel
6 Ayme, Marcel The proverb and other stories
Bodley Head 1961 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, first UK edition published by Bodley Head, red boards, dust jacket, dj slightly chipped & edgeworn, unmarked, binding firm. ; 5 x 7.5"; 287 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Voyage - an anthology of selected stories, Baker, Denys Val (ed); illustrated by Sheila Jackson.
7 Baker, Denys Val (ed); illustrated by Sheila Jackson. Voyage - an anthology of selected stories
London Sylvan Press 1945 First Hardback Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
Illustrated off-white d/jkt (by Sheila Jackson), clipped, in clear film; intact, but frail, with losses. Red boards; spine slightly faded; gilt titling on front still quite bright; titling on spine dull, but very legible. Includes contributions from Alex Comfort, Mulk Raj Anand, William Sansom, Henry Miller, Walter de la Mare, George Tabory, and more. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 162 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Literary Supplement, Writings I: Edmond Jabes, Answer to a Letter; J.H. Prynne, Es Lebe der Konig; Paul Celan, Conversation in the Mountains, Barnett, A. (ed)
8 Barnett, A. (ed) The Literary Supplement, Writings I: Edmond Jabes, Answer to a Letter; J.H. Prynne, Es Lebe der Konig; Paul Celan, Conversation in the Mountains
London The Literary Supplement 1973 Presumed First paperback Very Good 
Stitched binding - stitching intact. Pink card wrappers; very light wear. Laid in is a photocopy of the Literary Supplement No 3, dd Nov 1972.; 8vo (5" x 8"); 16 pages 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Dream of fair to middling women, Beckett, Samuel
9 Beckett, Samuel Dream of fair to middling women
Dublin Black Cat 1992 0948050098 / 9780948050091 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, dj clean, internally clean, no ownership names, written by Beckett during the summer of 1932 in Paris, now published for the first time. ; 8.66 X 6.06 X 1.18 inches; 241 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Diary of Virginia Woolf - Volume 1  1915-19, Bell, Anne Olivier & Quentin Bell
10 Bell, Anne Olivier & Quentin Bell The Diary of Virginia Woolf - Volume 1 1915-19
London The Hogarth Press 1977 0701204249 / 9780701204242 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper, first edition, jacket drawing by Duncan Grant, dj slightly edgeworn, internally clean, no ownership names, clean copy. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 356 pages 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Keeping On Keeping On [signed copy], Bennett, Alan
11 Bennett, Alan Keeping On Keeping On [signed copy]
London Faber and Faber 2016 1781256497 / 9781781256497 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Signed by the author on the title page.Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped. Blk boards, clean and bright. Colour + b/w illustrations. Note "Signed Copy" sticker on front. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 721 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Choice Of Ornaments [Dedicated copy], Bentley, Nicolas
12 Bentley, Nicolas A Choice Of Ornaments [Dedicated copy]
London Readers Union / Andre Deutsch 1961 Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Dedicated - but not signed - on title page. Illustrated pale red d/jkt, clipped; intact, but a little worn, with tiny losses; spine darkened; age-toned. Pale brown boards, clean and bright. Faint hint of tobacco. Jacket design by Cecil Keeling. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 351 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Roars of laughter, Berelson, David
13 Berelson, David Roars of laughter
London Hart-Davis 1967 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Hardback in dust wrapper, dj slightly edgeworn, ink name to front pastedown, internally clean. ; 5.5" x 8"; 173 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Burglar in the Closet, Block, Lawrence
14 Block, Lawrence The Burglar in the Closet
New York Random House 1978 0394423747 / 9780394423746 First Hardback Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated d/jkt, clipped, in clear film; intact, but worn at head and tail of spine, with occasional small losses. Red boards, bright; binding tight. ; 8vo (8" x 9"); 181 pages 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Casino, Bonham, Margaret & Cary Bazalgette
15 Bonham, Margaret & Cary Bazalgette The Casino
Persephone Books Ltd 2004 190315538x / 9781903155387 Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stiff card wrappers with grey dust jacket, illustrated end papers, previous owner's name, date and small inscription on half title page. ; 7.40 X 5.60 X 0.90 inches; 232 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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An Irish Precursor of Dante - A Study of The Vision of Heaven and Hell Ascribed to the Eighth Century Irish Saint Adamnán, with Translation of the Irish Text, Boswell, C.S.
16 Boswell, C.S. An Irish Precursor of Dante - A Study of The Vision of Heaven and Hell Ascribed to the Eighth Century Irish Saint Adamnán, with Translation of the Irish Text
London David Nutt 1908 Hardback Very Good- 
Plain, olive green boards; a trifle marked; binding tight; gilt titling bright; ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 262 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Guiltless, Broch, Hermann
17 Broch, Hermann The Guiltless
North Point Press 1987 0865473056 / 9780865473058 Paperback Very Good 
Stiff card wrappers, no ownership marks, pages unmarked, binding tight. With newspaper review laid in. ; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 292 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Ostrich Eyes, Brown, Charles Hilton
18 Brown, Charles Hilton Ostrich Eyes
London George Allen & Unwin 1928 Hardback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Pale brown cloth boards (no d/jkt); rather marked. Backstrip a little worn, but intact; binding intact, but weak -- front and rear joints partially exposed. Owner's name on front endpaper. ; 8vo (5"x 7"); 319 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Statement against Corpses. Short Stories by B. S. Johnson and Zulfikar Ghose, Bryan Stanley William Johnson & Zulfikar Ghose
19 Bryan Stanley William Johnson & Zulfikar Ghose Statement against Corpses. Short Stories by B. S. Johnson and Zulfikar Ghose
London Constable 1964 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper, first edition, slight darkening to dj spine, boards clean, internally clean, no ownership names, jacket not price-clipped. ; 8.19 X 5.43 X 1.10 inches; 204 pages 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Story in America 1933-1934  Thirty-Four Selections from the American Issues of "Story," the Magazine Devoted Solely to the Short Story, Burnett, Whit And Foley, Martha
20 Burnett, Whit And Foley, Martha Story in America 1933-1934 Thirty-Four Selections from the American Issues of "Story," the Magazine Devoted Solely to the Short Story
London Arthur Barker Ltd. 1934 Hardback Good 
Hardback, no dj, spine split and stained, boards stained, pages age toned, no ownership name, internally clean, binding tight. With stories by Nelson Algren, Zora Neale Hurston, John Fante, and others. ; 352 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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