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Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog

By: Dylan Thomas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1954

Seller ID: 81965


1954 reprint in a dust jacket. Publishers file copy. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete, chipped and scuffed along the edges; unclipped showing 10s 6d. Publishers details hand-written on endpaper. Pencil marks on page 16. Internally the book is clean and free of foxing. View more info

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Robert Louis Stevenson

By: G K Chesterton

Price: £46.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81661


First edition in a dust jacket, 259 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete, scuffed and creased along the edges, lightly foxed back and front, spine is sunned/faded and foxed. The endpapers are slightly browned, previous owner's name and date on endpaper. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Experiment In Autobiography

By: H. G. Wells

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz and The Cresset Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82059


2 volumes, 1st edition in dust jackets. Books are tightly bound. Orange cloth boards are spotted. Dust jackets grubby, spines faded/sunned, open tears at top and bottom of spines, edges chipped and scuffed; unclipped showing 10/6. View more info

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MRS GASKELL'S LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE

By: MRS GASKELL

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 81782

Condition: Near fine


Grey spine with gilt text, patterned boards, in a grey slipcase. Numerous black and white illustrations. The book is unread and in near fine condition, the slipcase is very good with only superficial shelf wear. View more info

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The Scarlet Tree Being The Second Volume of Left Hand, Right Hand

By: Osbert Sitwell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81952

Condition: Very good


First edition in a dust jacket, the second volume of Sitwell's autobiography. 24 illustrations. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with a minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 15s net. Previous owner's name on title page. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Noble Essences or Courteous Revelations Being The Fifth And Final Volume of Left Hand, Right Hand

By: Osbert Sitwell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81953


First edition in a dust jacket, the fifth volume of Sitwell's autobiography. 24 illustrations. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with a minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 21s net. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Great Morning Being The Third Volume of Left Hand, Right Hand

By: Osbert Sitwell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81954


First edition in a dust jacket, the third volume of Sitwell's autobiography. 24 illustrations. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with a minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 15s net. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Laughter In The Room Being The Fourth Volume of Left Hand, Right Hand

By: Osbert Sitwell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81955


First edition in a dust jacket, the fourth volume of Sitwell's autobiography. 24 illustrations. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with a minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 18s net. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Diary Of Samuel Pepys

By: Samuel Pepys

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81972


Two volumes, first thus in dust jackets. The books are tightly bound. The dust jackets are scuffed and chipped along the edges, more so at the spine ends. Underlying red boards and gilt text are clean and bright. Internally the books are clean, free of markings and foxing. Previous owner's name on the endpaper of volume 2. View more info

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

By: T E Lawrence

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81621

Condition: Good


First published privately in 1926 and for general circulation in 1935. 672 pages. First trade edition, first impression (with illustrations on pages 304-5 incorrectly listed as 302-303). 54 illustrations and 4 fold out maps. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918. Dust jacket is scruffy, chipped and torn along the edges with a piece missing at top of spine/top edge and a larger tear o... View more info

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REVOLT IN THE DESERT

By: T E Lawrence

Price: £24.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Doran & Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81649

Condition: Very good


First edition. 335 pages,16 illustrations & pull-out map. The book is tightly bound. Corners and spine ends are scuffed. Brown boards with black text and illustration are in good condition. The original top edge was brown now somewhat darker because of dust, page edges are browned. slight browning on the endpapers but the text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. 16 illustrations from portraits and drawings by Eric Kennington, William Roberts, Augustus John and others. View more info