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  1. Midnight’s Children.
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    RUSHDIE, Salman.

    Midnight’s Children. 1981

    £1,500

    First UK edition. Booker prize winner of winners. Read more

  2. Collected Ghost Stories.
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    JAMES, M. R.

    Collected Ghost Stories. 1931

    £1,375

    First collected edition. Read more

  3. Principles of Economics.
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    MARSHALL, Alfred.

    Principles of Economics. 1890

    £4,750

    First edition. Marshall’s Principles, the first full version of his theories covering consumer demand, the supply of the agents of production – land, labour, and capital – the relationship between demand and supply and the creation of value, and the distribution of this value between …Read more

  4. Four Quartets.
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    ELIOT, T. S.

    Four Quartets. [c.1945]

    £3,750

    Reprint. Inscribed by the author on the title page “Inscribed for Allen Hawkridge by T. S. Eliot 7. vi. 47.” Read more

  5. Seen in the Hadhramaut.
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    STARK, Freya.

    Seen in the Hadhramaut. 1938

    £1,375

    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. Read more

  6. Vikram and the Vampire.
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    BURTON, Richard F.

    Vikram and the Vampire. 1870

    £1,250

    First edition, first impression. Originally issued serially in Fraser’s Magazine during 1868. The collection is an abbreviated version of the Baital-Pachisi [Twenty-five Tales of a Vampire] – “an old and thoroughly Hindu repertory. It is a rude beginning of that fictitious history which ripened to …Read more

  7. The African Queen.
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    FORESTER, C. S.

    The African Queen. 1935

    £1,650

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  8. Lolita.
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    NABOKOV, Vladimir.

    Lolita. 1959

    £1,375

    First UK edition. Read more

  9. The Day of the Triffids.
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    WYNDHAM, John.

    The Day of the Triffids. 1951

    £1,250

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  10. The Magus.
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    FOWLES, John.

    The Magus. 1966

    £1,375

    First UK edition, first impression. The US edition was published by Little Brown a few months earlier, in January 1966 (although the copyright page says 1965). Read more

  11. Nineteen Eighty Four.
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    ORWELL, George.

    Nineteen Eighty Four. 1949

    £1,375

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  12. French Country Cooking.
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    DAVID, Elizabeth.

    French Country Cooking. 1951

    £1,250

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  13. Down and Out in Paris and London.
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    ORWELL, George.

    Down and Out in Paris and London. 1933

    £2,500

    First edition, first impression of Orwell’s first full-length work, a two part memoir of his life among the poor and destitute in and around the two cities. An “immensely interesting book […] a genuine human document, which at the same time is written with so …Read more

  14. A Passage to India.
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    FORSTER, E. M.

    A Passage to India. 1924

    £1,375

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  15. Jamaica Inn.
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    DU MAURIER, Daphne.

    Jamaica Inn. 1936

    £1,750

    First edition, first impression of this very scarce title. Read more

  16. For Whom the Bell Tolls.
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    HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

    For Whom the Bell Tolls. 1940

    £1,375

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  17. Rebecca.
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    DU MAURIER, Daphne.

    Rebecca. 1938

    £1,375

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  18. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £1,375

    First Edition, First Impression. Read more

  19. Gone With The Wind.
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    MITCHELL, Margaret.

    Gone With The Wind. 1936

    £3,750

    First edition, first printing with the copyright date May 1939. A fine example of the Chelsea Bindery’s work. Read more

  20. The Odyssey. A Modern Sequel.
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    KAZANTZAKIS, Nikos.

    The Odyssey. A Modern Sequel. [1958]

    £1,250

    First edition, first impression. Kazantzakis is best known for his critically acclaimed novels, Zorba The Greek, The Greek Passion, and Freedom or Death but it is his version of The Odyssey which is considered his crowning achievement. Read more

  21. The Beautiful and Damned.
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    FITZGERALD, F. Scott.

    The Beautiful and Damned. 1922

    £1,375

    First Edition, First Printing. Read more

  22. [The complete Hornblower:]
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    FORESTER, C. S.

    [The complete Hornblower:] 1937–62

    £12,500

    All first editions, first impressions. Forester (real name Cecil Smith) was called to Hollywood to write a pirate film, working under Arthur Hornblower. However, before they had finished the script, another studio released Captain Blood, starring Errol Flynn, and using the same historical incidents that …Read more

  23. The Screwtape Letters.
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    LEWIS, C. S.

    The Screwtape Letters. 1942

    £1,980

    First edition, first impression. This epistolary work consists of one side of a correspondence between the fiendish mentor Screwtape and his underling Wormwood. In the course of the book Wormwood is guided through the process of cheating the “patient” out of his soul. Far from …Read more

  24. The Long Good-bye.
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    CHANDLER, Raymond.

    The Long Good-bye. 1953

    £1,375

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  25. [Complete set of the Philip Marlowe novels.]
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    CHANDLER, Raymond.

    [Complete set of the Philip Marlowe novels.] 1938-58

    £12,500

    All first editions, first printings. Chandler’s first four novels were first published in America; the last three appeared first in the UK. Read more

  26. [Complete set of large paper Fairy Books:]
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    LANG, Andrew, ed.

    [Complete set of large paper Fairy Books:] 1889–98

    £7,500

    All Large Paper editions. Limited to 73/113 (Blue); 50/113 (Red); 140/150 (Green); 72/140 (Yellow); 123/150 (Poetry); 53/75 (Arabian Nights). Only the first four Fairy books were issued as large paper copies, along with the Poetry book and The Arabian Nights. Read more

  27. [Dance to the Music of Time:]
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    POWELL, Anthony.

    [Dance to the Music of Time:] 1951–75

    £12,500

    First editions, first impressions. Read more

  28. Motor Racing.
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    DAVIS, S. C. H.

    Motor Racing. 1932

    £1,375

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  29. The Poems and Sonnets.
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    (GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS) SHAKESPEARE, William.

    The Poems and Sonnets. 1960

    £1,500

    Limited edition of 470 numbered copies. Read more

  30. The Life and Times of Dick Whittington:
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    (WHITTINGTON, Dick)

    The Life and Times of Dick Whittington: 1841

    £1,500

    First edition, beautifully bound by the Chelsea Bindery. Read more

  31. The Last Tycoon.
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    FITZGERALD, F. Scott.

    The Last Tycoon. 1941

    £1,375

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  32. Farewell My Lovely.
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    CHANDLER, Raymond.

    Farewell My Lovely. 1940

    £1,750

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  33. The Torrents of Spring.
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    HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

    The Torrents of Spring. 1926

    £2,000

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  34. Jacob’s Room.
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    WOOLF, Virginia.

    Jacob’s Room. 1922

    £1,650

    First Edition, First Impression. Read more

  35. Lord of the Flies.
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    GOLDING, William.

    Lord of the Flies. 1954

    £1,500

    First edition, first impression. This is Golding’s first and best known novel. Read more

  36. Winner Take Nothing.
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    HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

    Winner Take Nothing. 1933

    £1,250

    First Edition, First Printing. Read more

  37. Wodehouse on Golf.
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    WODEHOUSE, P. G.

    Wodehouse on Golf. 1940

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  38. The Well of Loneliness.
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    HALL, Radclyffe.

    The Well of Loneliness. 1928

    £1,250

    First edition, first impression. This famous and highly controversial lesbian novel became the target of a campaign by the editor of the Sunday Express newspaper, who believed it to be morally toxic. The novel went through two small printings in Britain before being suppressed. In …Read more

  39. Men Without Women.
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    HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

    Men Without Women. 1927

    £1,250

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  40. The Silver Chair.
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    LEWIS, C. S.

    The Silver Chair. 1953

    £1,750

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  41. The Hundred And One Dalmatians.
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    SMITH, Dodie.

    The Hundred And One Dalmatians. 1956

    £975

    First Edition, First Impression. Read more

  42. Ian Hamilton’s March.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    Ian Hamilton’s March. 1900

    £1,750

    First Edition, First Impression, the second of Churchill’s two books describing his daring exploits during the South African War. Read more

  43. Brideshead Revisited.
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    WAUGH, Evelyn.

    Brideshead Revisited. 1945

    £1,750

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  44. Savrola. A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    Savrola. A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania. 1900

    £1,750

    First UK edition, first impression, one of 1,500 copies printed. This novel represents the author’s only attempt at full-length fiction. The UK edition was delayed by magazine serialization of the story, so that the US edition in book form was actually published first. Read more

  45. Flying Colours.
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    FORESTER, C. S.

    Flying Colours. 1939

    £2,000

    First US edition. With the author’s signed presentation inscription to the binder’s front blank “To Mr. A. R. W. Robertson gratefully for kindness received in British Guinea, from C. S. Forester.” Read more

  46. Vikram and the Vampire.
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    BURTON, Richard F.

    Vikram and the Vampire. 1870

    £1,975

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  47. Tender is the Night.
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    FITZGERALD, F. Scott.

    Tender is the Night. 1934

    £2,000

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  48. The Man with the Golden Gun.
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    FLEMING, Ian. (SMITH, Paul.)

    The Man with the Golden Gun. 1965

    £3,500

    First edition, first impression, in a specially executed fine binding by the Chelsea Bindery, designed by and bound for Paul Smith in collaboration with Peter Harrington. Read more

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