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BARING, Maurice.

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  1. Orpheus in Mayfair,
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "C. L. from M. B., 1910". "C.L." is identified in a pencil note on the front pastedown as Lady Constance Lytton. From the library of Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the front pastedown; Hobson (1921-2014) was the... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 103490

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  2. Hildesheim.
    First UK edition, limited issue. Number 72 of 150 copies, signed by the author and printed on Van Gelder paper. A trade edition of 750 copies was also printed. From the library of Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the inner lid of the solander box; Hobson (1921-2014) was the director of Sotheby's and noted bibliophile.... Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 104495

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  3. Poems 1892-1929.
    Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Loelia Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster, "Loelia from Maurice. With best wishes, 1930" (front flyleaf). This is copy 45 of 50 copies (finely printed on Abbey Mill paper) from the second impression - following 25 copies of the first in 1929 (though it is this impression of 50... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 103373

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  4. Friday's Business.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Elisabeth Bergner, "E.B. from W.B. 1932." Bergner is the actress who supposedly inspired the character of Margo Channing in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's classic film, All About Eve. From the library of Anthony Hobson, with... Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 103496

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  5. Sarah Bernhardt.
    First US edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "William Nicholson, from Maurice Baring 1934", possibly to society painter and designer William Nicholson. Both Baring and Nicholson lived in the East Sussex village of Rottingdean in the first part of the twentieth century. From the library... Learn More
    £85

    Stock Code: 103366

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  6. Robert Peckham.
    Signed limited edition of 100 copies, this copy number 59. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To J. B. Morton, from Maurice Baring, New Year 1935" on the front free endpaper. Morton is best remembered under his pseudonym, "Beachcomber", which he used throughout his career as a satirical columnist at the Express;... Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 106538

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