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Rare books issued in signed limited editions, where the whole edition or issue is signed by the author, illustrator or editor.

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  1. 76495
    Signed limited edition, number 56 of 500 numbered copies. Durrell's enduring masterpiece. Learn More
    £1,950

    Stock Code: 76495

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  2. 135034comp
    First edition, number 920 of 2,000 copies signed by the photographer, 260 of which were issued in a full leather binding, with a signed and numbered print, and additionally signed by Mick Taylor. Exile on Main St. was The Rolling Stones tenth studio album released in the UK. Many of the tracks were recorded in the summer... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 135034

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  3. 132673comp
    Signed limited edition, number 52 of 265 copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 132673

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  4. 132377comp
    First and sole edition, limited to 400 copies, the present example not numbered and the edition may never have been published as the Hampshire Typothetae ceased operation in 1986 (see Five College Archives & Manuscript collection online, retrieved 13.03.19); this copy unusual in being accompanied by an original watercolour... Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 132377

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  5. 135040comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 41 of 100 copies signed by the author and bound thus. Go Set a Watchman was Lee's highly anticipated second work, publicised as a sequel to Lee's seminal novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which was published in 1960. The text of Go Set a Watchman is known to have been written before... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 135040

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  6. 133546comp
    First and signed limited variorum edition, number 105 of 375 copies signed by the author, published by Macmillan as a Definitive Edition of his work, as stated in the prospectus, which is loosely inserted in this copy. The edition was personally overseen by Yeats's widow, George, the publisher Harold Macmillan, and the publisher's... Learn More
    £4,000

    Stock Code: 133546

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  7. 132463comp
    This copy brings together a nexus of Franco-Spanish network..."> First edition, first printing, inscribed by both the translators on the front free endpaper, "à Francis Poulenc, hommage des traducteurs, Paul Éluard, Louis Parrot", one of the few hors commerce copies, unnumbered as issued, from a total edition of 515 copies.
    This copy brings together a nexus of Franco-Spanish network... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 132463

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  8. 115171comp
    Limited edition of 520 unnumbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 115171

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  9. 134932comp
    Deluxe edition, number 160 of 265 copies signed by Montgomery on the limitation leaf. This edition was bound from the sheets of the first US edition, first printing. "Lord Montgomery's stimulating book must surely take its place as a classic commentary on the history of warfare It is the fruit of a lifetime spent in the... Learn More
    £1,350

    Stock Code: 134932

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  10. 134881comp
    First edition, one of 26 lettered copies signed by the author for private distribution, this being letter I. The total edition was 126 copies, of which the remaining 100 were signed copies issued for general sale. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 134881

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  11. 129958comp
    Signed limited edition, number 312 of 500 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher. The Path to Power was the second volume of Thatcher's autobiography, covering her childhood to her election as Prime Minister. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 129958

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    Signed limited edition, number 149 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 107330

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  13. 132883comp
    First edition, first printing, this copy subscribed for Marion Talley, signed by Caruso's widow Dorothy, Key, and Zirato on the limitation page, copy number 90 of 99 deluxe edition copies.
    Marion Talley (1906-1983) was an American opera coloratura soprano. The present book would have reached her when, in 1922, she appeared... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 132883

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  14. 134351comp
    First Shepard-illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 93 of 200 large paper copies signed by both Grahame and Shepard. The Wind in the Willows was first published in 1908 with only a frontispiece for illustration, and Shepard, well-known by then for his illustrations of A. A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh series, was... Learn More
    £9,500

    Stock Code: 134351

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  15. 74216comp
    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 750 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 74216

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  16. 134538comp
    First edition, signed by Steadman, limited edition, this copy numbered 333 of 1000 only. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 134538

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  17. 134394comp
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 706 of 751 copies signed by the author and illustrator, handsomely bound. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915 and Maugham contributed a new foreword for this illustrated edition. Randolph Schwabe (1885-1948) "was a draughtsmen, painter and etcher who was the... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 134394

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  18. 134398comp
    Signed limited edition, number 488 of 750 copies signed by Dulac. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 134398

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  19. 134397comp
    First Easton Press edition, number 2,635 of 3,000 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher on the tipped-in edition page as issued. The Path to Power was the second volume of Thatcher's autobiography, covering her childhood to her election as Prime Minister; it followed the Downing Street Years, published in 1993, which detailed... Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 134397

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  20. 132976comp
    First and signed edition, number 746 of 950 copies only, signed by the author on the limitation page. This volume includes the epigraphs of all Greene's books in chronological order, forming "a sort of autobiography, beginning with the innocent disclosures of immaturity and ending with the uncertainties and fears of old... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 132976

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  21. 134192comp
    Signed limited edition, number 253 of 2,500 copies signed by David Bowie and Mick Rock. This is one of 350 deluxe copies, finely bound, with an additional photograph of Bowie signed by Mick Rock. "Published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Ziggy Stardust LP's original release, Moonage Daydream: The Life and Times... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 134192

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  22. 134179comp
    First edition, first impression, number 255 of 350 copies. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "gratefully H. S. Ede". Of the edition of 350 copies, ten were issued signed and bound in leather. The regular issue is uncommon signed, and especially so in the dust jacket, here in very nice condition. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 134179

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  23. 134177comp
    Signed limited edition, number 795 of 2,000 copies signed by Bowie and Sukita on the limitation bookplate, as issued. This extended photo essay details a 40 year partnership between Bowie and Sukita, and includes a specially created record pressing, issued here for the first time as 7-inch vinyl, Parts 1 and 2 of David Bowie's... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 134177

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  24. 133936comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 62 of 110 copies. The Book of Beauty is Beaton's first book, featuring his sketches and portraits of many well-known women, including a number of royalty and his sisters Nancy and Baba who were his first photographic models. This copy has the ink ownership stamp of Vernon F. Taylor... Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 133936

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  25. 133236comp
    First edition, first printing, deluxe signed limited issue, number 46 of 50 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author. There were also 350 ordinary copies issued unsigned on Navarre, and 25 hors commerce. Imaginary Letters is one of the exquisitely produced books put out by the Black Sun Press, founded by... Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 133236

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  26. 132907comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 46 of 100 large paper copies signed by the author. Wilde's last and greatest play opened to huge acclaim on Valentine's Day 1895 but was withdrawn after Wilde's failed libel suit against Lord Queensbury led to his arrest. The subsequent "utter social destruction of Wilde" (ODNB)... Learn More
    £50,000

    Stock Code: 132907

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    PKD. A Philip K. Dick Bibliography.

    San Francisco, CA & Columbia, PA: 1981

    First edition, signed limited issue, one of 200 unnumbered copies signed by Dick, Levack, and Godersky. Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 134098

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  28. 134001comp
    Signed limited edition, number 278 of 350 copies signed by Murdoch and Stone. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 134001

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  29. 134009comp
    Signed limited edition, number 1,124 of 2,000 copies signed by George Harrison, Derek Taylor, and the illustrator Larry Smith. Taylor was the Beatles's publicist; the present book is his autobiography, with Harrison's additions. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 134009

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  30. 133976comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 150 of 250 copies specially bound, and signed by Beckett on the limitation page. This Dolmen Press edition presents, in facing translation, two of the century's most charismatic and influential writers. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 133976

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    Vigils

    [Bristol: May 1934

    First edition, number 241 of 272 copies signed on the limitation page, this an excellent poetic presentation copy additionally inscribed by Sassoon to Edith Sitwell on the first blank "Edith Sitwell from her friend S.S." and with a tipped-in presentation letter from Sassoon to Sitwell on Heytesbury House stationery, dated... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 128228

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  32. 132689comp
    First edition thus, artist's copy number G of 15 copies on different types of paper reserved to the collaborators and signed by Chimot on the justification page.
    Édouard Chimot (1880-1959) was a French artist, illustrator and editor whose career reached its peak in the 1920s in Paris, through the publication of fine... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 132689

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  33. 133748comp
    First edition, first impression, number 207 of 280 copies printed on handmade paper and signed by the author. Patrick MacGill (1889-1963) was known as the "navvy poet", Soldier Songs "collected his war verse with a valuable preface on songs the soldiers made" (ODNB). Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 133748

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  34. 133548comp
    First edition, tête de tirage copy, number one of 30 printed on japon, specially bound in full vellum, and signed by the publisher T. Fisher Unwin, this being his own retained copy. Countess Kathleen was Yeats's second collection, and the first to include "The Lake Isle of Innisfree", perhaps his most famous poem.... Learn More
    £8,500

    Stock Code: 133548

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  35. 133625comp
    First and limited edition, number 347 of 500 copies signed by the author. The Mansion is the final novel in the Snopes trilogy, following The Hamlet (1940) and The Town (1957). Learn More
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    Stock Code: 133625

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    Thésée.

    [Paris]: [1946]

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title to his friend and biographer "à Jean Hytier, avec ma bien attentive sympathie, André Gide". This is number 9 of 30 hors commerce copies, from a total edition of 1,370 copies, of Gide's re-imagining of the myth of Theseus and the... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 132448

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  37. 132462comp
    First edition in French (second overall), first printing, presentation copy of the service de presse issue, inscribed by the translator on the front free endpaper "à Giuseppe Ungaretti, ce livre dont il a été l'un des premiers confidents. Avec toute mon amitié, Paul Henri Michel". The recipient Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970)... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 132462

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  38. 133080comp
    Signed limited editions of the complete Sherston Trilogy: Fox-Hunting Man, number 111 of 260 copies; Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, number 399 of 750 copies; Sherston's Progress, number 269 0f 300 copies. Sets found with the spines keeping most of their fugitive blue are very scarce. The first volume here has the Brackenburn... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 133080

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  39. 133399comp
    First UK edition, first impression, signed limited issue, number 138 of 1,000 copies signed by Mandela. The South African edition was published earlier that year. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 133399

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  40. 133121comp
    First and signed limited Salvador Dalí edition, number CXXVIII of 200 copies, signed by Dali at the foot of the frontispiece etching and on the title page.
    "The artist Salvador Dalí, famous for his surreal images of melting clocks and barren landscapes, at first glance might not seem to have much in common with a retiring... Learn More
    £18,000

    Stock Code: 133121

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  41. 131850comp
    First and signed limited variorum edition, number 64 of 375 copies signed by the author, published by Macmillan as a Definitive Edition of his work, as stated in the prospectus, which is loosely inserted in this copy. The edition was personally overseen by Yeats's widow, George, the publisher Harold Macmillan, and the publisher's... Learn More
    £4,000

    Stock Code: 131850

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    A Lunch Appointment.

    [North Pomfret, Vt.]: [1993]

    First edition, number XIII of twenty copies signed by Edmund White and containing an original signed etching by Pierre Le-Tan, preserved in a folder at the end. "This previously unpublished essay is an account of the author's first meeting with his mentor, Edith Sitwell and captures his minutely observed insights into human... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 88946

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  43. 116986comp
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, the copy of the publisher Nelson Doubleday, number 1 of 751 copies signed by the illustrator and the author, specially bound. An excellent association copy: Doubleday had inherited Maugham as an author when his company merged with Maugham's former publisher, George H. Doran,... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 116986

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  44. 130186
    First edition, Ezra Pound's copy, of this scurrilous Christmas poem printed by Nancy Cunard, this copy numbered and designated in Aldington's hand "This is Number 4, Printed for Ezra Pound, Richard Aldington". This is a superb Modernist association, inscribed by Aldington for the man who coined the term "Imagist" to describe... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 130186

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  45. 122160comp
    Signed limited edition, number 571 of 750 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 122160

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  46. 130542comp
    The Edwardians (1930) for the stage...."> Signed limited edition, number 94 of 125 copies signed by the author and artist. A presentation copy additionally inscribed by Sackville-West on the front free endpaper, "For Dorothy, from Vita". A prior owner has identified the recipient as Dorothy Black, the actress who adapted The Edwardians (1930) for the stage.... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 130542

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  47. 114031comp
    Signed limited edition, number 83 of 500 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 114031

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  48. 72150comp

    An excellent association copy: with the pencilled ownership inscription of F. O. Matthiessen on the front free endpaper and some pencilled underlings and occasional marginal..."> First and limited edition, signed by Stevens; this one of just 10 copies for review and marked "out of series", from a total edition of 165.

    An excellent association copy: with the pencilled ownership inscription of F. O. Matthiessen on the front free endpaper and some pencilled underlings and occasional marginal... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 72150

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  49. 132288comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 150 of 215 copies signed by George Martin. Abbey Road is a major photographic celebration of the eponymous recording studio; along with this limited edition signed by the "Fifth Beatle", an unsigned trade issue was also released. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 132288

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  50. 132345comp
    First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, number 100 of 450 copies signed by the author and specially bound. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 132345

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  51. 123180comp
    Signed limited edition, number 26 of 250 copies signed by the artist. This copy also includes a charming original pen and ink portrait of Rip van Winkle by Rackham, dated 17 July 1918. This was the first book wholly illustrated by Rackham to be issued in a limited edition format and it immediately established him as the... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 123180

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  52. 132290comp
    Signed limited edition, number 3,504 out of 5,000 copies, here signed by Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, Billy Al Bengston, Jo Bergman, Adam Cooper, Terry Doran, Gerard Malanga, Earl McGrath, Colin Self, Dean Stockwell and Bill Wyman. In total there were 92 contributors to the book; each copy was signed by the project originator... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 132290

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  53. 124929
    First edition, number 72 of 150 deluxe copies on handmade paper, this copy signed by Desmond after the preface. Berlin dancer and model Olga Desmond (1890-1964) shot to fame when she took her Schönheitsabende ("Beauty-Evenings"), in which she and her troupe struck classical poses in the nude or wearing only bodypaint, to... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 124929

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    Sister Phyllis Jones, or "Niss",..."> Signed limited edition, number 9 of 540 copies signed by the author on the frontispiece; this additionally a presentation copy, inscribed by its infamous author to her son's nurse using her affectionate nickname, "To dear Niss, with the Author's love. Xmas 1925", on the front free endpaper.
    Sister Phyllis Jones, or "Niss",... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 124621

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  55. 130630comp
    Signed limited edition, number 25 of 100 copies signed by the author. Curie's biography of her late husband, the French physicist Pierre Curie, also includes an autobiographical piece in which she hoped to convey "an understanding of the state of mind in which I have lived and worked" (p. 155). The publication was shepherded... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 130630

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  56. Tapping the White Cane of Solitude.
    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Additionally inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Pete, wherever you are, whoever, FW" and signed by the author over his printed name. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 77764

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  57. 131140

    The Works.

    Garden City: 1920

    The Sun-Dial Edition, number 35 of 735 sets signed by the author in the first volume. Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 131140

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  58. 131651
    Signed limited edition, number 49 of 50 copies signed by the illustrator, bound in vellum and printed on handmade paper, and notably rare due to the unusually small limitation. Hughey describes Dulac's watercolour illustration for Treasure Island as his "most careful and superb painting", and Dulac himself considered them... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 131651

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  59. 131648comp
    Signed limited edition, number 302 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham... The exotic stories he illustrated struck a new chord in... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 131648

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  60. 131303comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, letter "T" of 25 lettered copies. Presentation copy, additionally inscribed by the author below the "T", "for Tom, as ever, L. Z.'s. August 26 1967". The recipient was Tom Maschler, Zukofsky's usual UK publisher, with his Quentin Blake designed bookplate on the front pastedown. Maschler... Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 131303

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