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  1. "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

    "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

    First edition, first printing. McCoy's first book was the basis of the 1969 film by Sydney Pollack starring Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin and Gig Young. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1935

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 61986

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  2. Of Mice and Men.

    Of Mice and Men.

    First edition, first issue with the words "and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula" printed as lines 20 and 21 on page 9, and bullet between the eights on page 88. The first edition was 2,500 copies. Learn More
    £2,200

    Date of Publication: 1937

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 61869

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  3. To Be Free.

    To Be Free.

    Studies in American Negro History.
    Second edition. First published in 1948; this edition with a new preface by the author. Inscribed on the half-title " Feb 1969 For Bobby Seale with best wishes Herbert Aptheker." Aptheker was an American Marxist historian and political activist. Seale was co-founder of the Black Panther Party which he formed with Huey Newton in 1966. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1968

    Published:

    Stock Code: 60782

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  4. Night Flight.

    Night Flight.

    Translated by Stuart Gilbert.
    First UK edition, first impression. Though Saint-Exupéry is most famous for his landmark children's book The Little Prince, Night Flight is his greatest literary work, a remarkable modernist treatment of the new age, man's position in it and the relationship of technology and humanity. Selected by Connolly in his 100 Books of the Modern Movement. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published:

    Stock Code: 60778

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  5. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

    The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Date of Publication: 1952

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 60593

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  6. The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm.

    The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm.

    With 76 illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.
    First edition, first impression. The original Professor Branestawn title. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 60587

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  7. Brideshead Revisited.
    signed

    Brideshead Revisited.

    First US edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For the Children of Mary, Waltham Cross, 3rd Dec 1949". Referred to in Waugh's novel under its French name, Enfant de Marie, the Children of Mary exists to help children and young adults sanctify their lives with acts of devotion and minor self-sacrifice. Learn More
    £4,125

    Date of Publication: 1946

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 60584

    Signed: Yes

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  8. A Book of Mediterranean Food.

    A Book of Mediterranean Food.

    With decorations by John Minton.
    Second edition, improved with revisions. Beautifully bound by the Chelsea Bindery. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1958

    Published:

    Stock Code: 60075

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  9. Bunny and Brownie. The adventures of George & Wiggle.

    Bunny and Brownie. The adventures of George & Wiggle.

    Written & illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published:

    Stock Code: 60020

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  10. Voyaging Southward from The Strait of Magellan.
    signed

    Voyaging Southward from The Strait of Magellan.

    With illustrations by the author.
    Third printing. First published in 1924. Inscribed in pencil on the dedication page to his travelling companion "To my friend Mat Horwitt this "voyage" (so far the only one we've sailed together on) is inscribed - by - me - Rockwell Kent Ausable Forks, March 1929." Memoir of 1922-23 travels in and around Tierra del Fuego. Learn More
    £1,925

    Date of Publication: 1926

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    Stock Code: 60017

    Signed: Yes

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  11. Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales.
    signed

    Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales.

    Signed limited edition of 525 copies with the extra plate that is so often missing ("He Hurried Away with Long Strides") also signed by Rackham bound in at the back. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1917

    Published:

    Stock Code: 59977

    Signed: Yes

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  12. The Alexandria Quartet.

    The Alexandria Quartet.

    Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea.
    First combined edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Date of Publication: 1962

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 59975

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  13. All The Conspirators.

    All The Conspirators.

    A novel.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Date of Publication: 1928

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 59529

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  14. Howards End.

    Howards End.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,650

    Date of Publication: 1910

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 59479

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  15. The Nursery Alice.

    The Nursery Alice.

    With text adapted to nursery readers.
    First published edition. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title, "For Margery, from the author, Mar. 25 1890." The original printing of this condensed version of Alice was discarded by Dodgson in much the same way as its 1865 predecessor. Five hundred copies were sent for issue in the USA but even these were apparently destroyed. This 1890 printing exists in at least three states, the present example with "Price Four Shillings" on the title page being the earliest. Learn More
    £9,750

    Date of Publication: 1890

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 52237

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  16. The Island of Doctor Moreau.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1896

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 49692

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  17. His Dark Materials: Northern Lights; The Subtle Knife: The Amber Spyglass.
    £5,000

    Date of Publication: 1995

    Published: London17:20

    Stock Code: 49566

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  18. Death of a Salesman.

    Death of a Salesman.

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1949

    Published: New York:

    Stock Code: 48516

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  19. Under The Net.

    Under The Net.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1954

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 48515

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  20. The Arrow of Gold.
    signed

    The Arrow of Gold.

    First English edition and first revised edition with corrections not incorporated in the American first edition. Signed "from Joseph Conrad 1919" on the half-title. Learn More
    £2,000

    Date of Publication: 1919

    Published:

    Stock Code: 48434

    Signed: Yes

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