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Infants of the Spring  Volume One.  To Keep the Ball Rolling. The Memoirs of Anthony Powell: Vol.1, Anthony Powell
1 Anthony Powell Infants of the Spring Volume One. To Keep the Ball Rolling. The Memoirs of Anthony Powell: Vol.1
William Heinemann Ltd 1976 0434599220 / 9780434599226 First Edition Hardback Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Grey boards, previous owner's name to front free endpaper, top edge a little sunned, slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, top edges a litttle dusty, purple jacket, little rubbed to top edges, unclipped, otherwise no faults, binding tight. First edition of the first volume of Powell's memoirs. ; VG-/G+, grey cloth boards with gilt, rubbed to the top & bottom spine, in a blue & purple sepia-illustrated d/jkt, unprice-clipped. The first volume of Powell's memoirs. ; 9.29 X 5.98 X 1.10 inches; 209 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Vaclav Havel Or Living in Truth, Havel, Vaclav &  Jan Vladislav (ed)
2 Havel, Vaclav & Jan Vladislav (ed) Vaclav Havel Or Living in Truth
Faber & Faber 1987 0571148743 / 9780571148745 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
VG/VG, red cloth boards with silver gilt, in a b&w illustrated d/jkt, with some slight signs of fading; text inside is clean & bright. Havel's political writings collected for the first time together with essays by his friends.; 8.50 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 315 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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James Stern  A Life in Letters 1904-1993, Huddleston, Miles
3 Huddleston, Miles James Stern A Life in Letters 1904-1993
Michael Russell Publishing Ltd 2002 0859552721 / 9780859552721 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
VG/VG-, black boards with gilt in a b&w illustrated price-clipped d/jkt, slightly wrinkled and yellowed along the inside of the top & bottom edges; text & b&w plates inside are clean & bright though there's a slight hint of age-toning to the edge of the text block. The author has signed his name to the title page in blue ink: 'To Ilsa, a very dear friend,' crossing out his name & replacing it with his signature, also in blue ink. James Stern has been called one of the world's best short story writers. ; 9.13 X 6.38 X 1.10 inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Road from George Orwell  His Achievement and Legacy, Lazaro, Alberto (ed)
4 Lazaro, Alberto (ed) The Road from George Orwell His Achievement and Legacy
Verlag Peter Lang 2001 3906766799 / 9783906766799 paperback Very Good 
VG, orange paper covers; text inside is clean and bright. Twelve papers given on the political impact of Orwell's work in May 2000.; 8.50 X 5.75 X 0.50 inches; 250 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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5 Norris, Christopher (ed) Inside the Myth Orwell - Views from the Left
Lawrence & Wishart Ltd 1984 085315600x / 9780853156000 paperback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
VG-, b&w illustrated white paper covers, a little toned by age, some light reading creases to spine, top of pages lightly spottwed; text inside is clean but with some age-toning to the the pages. Has too much homage and too little critical attention been paid to George Orwell? Contributors include Malcom Evans and Stuart Hall. ; 8.50 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Memoirs of A Public Baby, O'Connor, Philip
6 O'Connor, Philip Memoirs of A Public Baby
W. W. Norton & Co. 1990 0393027635 / 9780393027631 Hardback Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
VG-/VG-, grey boards with grey half-cloth & black text, a little dislcoured along the edges, in a silver b&w photo-illustrated d/jkt, also a little discoloured along the edges; text iinside is clean & bright. The author has dedicated the first front endpaper in blue ink: "For dear Tatyana, from old Philip, Ypres 1990." A self-made literateur. ; 8.10 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 229 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Diaries 1939-1972, Partridge, Frances & Rebecca Wilson (ed)
7 Partridge, Frances & Rebecca Wilson (ed) Diaries 1939-1972
Orion 2000 0297646664 / 9780297646662 First Edition Hardback Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; VG-/VG-, burgundy cloth boards with silver gilt, in a colour photo-illustrated d/jkt with some slight signs of shelfwear and the faint remains of a price-sticker removed from the front cover; the text & colour plates inside are clean and bright but there's a slight hint of age-toning to the very edges of the pages. One of the most remarkable British diarists of the twentieth century. First Edition. ; 9.29 X 6.46 X 2.13 inches; 736 pages 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Turgenev's Letters, Turgenev, Ivan & A.V. Knowles (trans, ed)
8 Turgenev, Ivan & A.V. Knowles (trans, ed) Turgenev's Letters
Athlone 2000 0485112108 / 9780485112108 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, blue cloth boards with gilt, bumped at the bottom of the spine, in a b&w photo-illustrated d/jkt, rubbed & faded along the edges & to the spine. 50 years of Turgenev's letters. ; European Thought; 9.37 X 6.22 X 1.02 inches; 316 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Little Learning, Waugh, Evelyn
9 Waugh, Evelyn A Little Learning
Chapman and Hall 1964 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
VG/VG-, blue cloth with silver gilt, minor signs of shelfwear, in a pink & turquoise d/jkt, a touch stained & rubbed but nonetheless VG; text & b&w plates inside are clean & bright. Waugh's education & upbringing, ending at a private school in North Wales. ; Volume One of Evelyn Waugh's Autobiography; 8.7" x 5.8" x 1.1" 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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