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The Books Of William Morris Described with some account of his doings in literature and in the allied crafts

By: H Buxton Forman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Holland Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82009


First thus in a dust jacket. Numerous illustrations. Dust jacket is complete, one small closed tear on rear; unclipped showing £9. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The First Editions Of The Writings Of Charles Dickens Their Points & Values

By: John C Eckel

Price: £70.00

Publisher: New York, Maurice Inman: 1932

Seller ID: 81918


Limited Edition, this is number 506 of 750. Library copy, library stamps throughout and labels on endpapers. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket is in poor condition, library label on spine. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Top edge gilt, faded. View more info

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Twentieth Century Crime And Mystery Writers

By: John M Reilly

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82006


First edition in a dust jacket. Provides detailed information on more than 600 English-language writers of mystery fiction. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges; unclipped showing £24. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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FOLIO 60

By: PAUL W NASH

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Seller ID: 81806


A bibliography of the Folio Society books issued between 1947 and 2006. The book is unread and in near fine condition. The slip case is fully intact, front is slightly marked with, what appears to be, the glue showing through. View more info

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An Unhurried View Of Erotica

By: Ralph Ginzburg

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Rodney Books: 1963

Seller ID: 82001


Introduction by Dr Theodore Reik, preface by George Jean Nathan. Dust jacket is complete, a little grubby, closed tears on the rear; unclipped showing 30s. Internally the book is clean although it does have a slight dusty smell. View more info

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Dashiell Hammett A Bibliography

By: Richard Layman

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, University Of Pittsburg Press: 1979

Seller ID: 82003


186 pages including an index. Richard Layman's descriptive bibliograph of Dashiell Hammett provides the first complete outline of Hammett's literary career. All printings and editions of Hammett's 5 novels, 13 story collections, 2 comic-strip books, 2 miscellanies, his history, and his anthology are described. First appearances of Hammett's work in 28 books by others are identified. One hundred twenty-seven magazine appearances of his work, adding some 25 items to previous inventories, are listed. Four hundred twenty-four newspaper appearances of Hammett's work are located. Additional section... View more info

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Gertrude Stein A Bibliography

By: Robert A Wilson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Rockville, Maryland, Quill & Brush: 1994

Seller ID: 82000


Compiled by Robert A Wilson assisted by Arthur Uphill. New edition, completely updated from the 1976 edition. Descriptive bibliography illustrated with numerous photographs. Binding of white paperboards with red spine lettered in black with photo of Stein on front cover. Near fine. View more info

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First Editions Of The Works Of Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

By: The Grolier Club

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82007

Condition: Very good


Limited edition of 180 copies on Van Gelder Zonen hand made paper, printed in the month of March, 1915. The book is tightly bound. Some fading along the spine edges which are also a little scuffed. Previous owner's bookplate on pastedown; some damage to pastedown and the opposite end paper. View more info

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The Lewis Carroll Handbook

By: Williams, Madan & Green

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 82004


New version of the Handbook of the literature of the reverend CL Dodgson by Sidney Herbert Williams and Falconer Madan; first published in 1931 now revised, augmented and brought up to date by Roger Lancelyn Green. The book is tightly bound. Original red cloth boards and gilt text are in very good condition. Previous owner's bookplate on pastedown. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info