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  1. 118415
    First edition, first printing of the first Hardy Boys title, long considered one of the holy grails of American children's book collecting. Developed by the American publisher Edward Stratemeyer, The Hardy Boys books were one part of a range of juvenile detective fiction released by the Stratemeyer Syndicate. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 118415

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  2. 130816
    First Thomson-illustrated edition, large paper issue, one of 250 copies released in England; a further 25 copies were released in the US. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB). Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 130816

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  3. Fairy Tales.
    Signed limited edition, one of 525 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 85633

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  4. 35492comp
    First editions, first impressions of the single most important historical account of the Second World War. Signed and dated 1951 by Winston S. Churchill to the half-title of volume IV. Max Beloff observed that there was no statesman of the twentieth century "whose retrospective accounts of the great events in which he has... Learn More
    £11,500

    Stock Code: 35492

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  5. 103479comp
    First edition, first printing, number 164 of 150 large paper copies numbered between 101 and 250. Ulysses was published in imitation of the traditional three-tiered French format aimed at both connoisseurs and readers: 100 copies were printed on Dutch handmade paper and signed by Joyce; 150 copies were printed on heavier... Learn More
    £19,500

    Stock Code: 103479

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  6. The Sun Also Rises.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 41525

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  7. 111373
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 111373

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  8. 112478
    First edition of Through the Looking-Glass, tenth thousand of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. A handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £4,850

    Stock Code: 112478

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  9. 119630
    New illustrated edition. It was published a year after the first edition: Ransome disliked the proposed illustrations by Steven Spurrier for the first edition, and it was issued only with a frontispiece. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 119630

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  10. The Wind in the Willows.
    Deluxe edition, number 305 of 500 copies. This the one-hundredth edition of Grahame's timeless classic, which was originally published in 1908, with just a frontispiece, by Graham Robertson. Rackham's illustrations for the text first appeared in the Limited Editions Club edition of 1940, and it was the last work he illustrated.... Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 107331

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  11. 37511
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 37511

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  12. 94962
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 94962

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  13. 124928
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 124928

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  14. 122846
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 122846

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  15. 33021
    New and Revised Edition. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 33021

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  16. 118378
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 118378

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  17. 121250
    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 121250

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  18. 118701
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 118701

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  19. 117743
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 117743

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  20. 35706
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 35706

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  21. 121429
    First Leighton trade edition. Leighton's woodcuts inspired the set design of the 1939 film adaptation of the novel, starring Laurence Olivier. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 121429

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  22. 127454
    First edition, first printing, of the first title in the Doctor Dolittle series. Though born in England, Lofting settled in Connecticut and had his first book published in New York. The book is attractively illustrated with his own naïve pen-and-ink drawings. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 127454

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  23. 122097comp
    Signed limited edition, number 1077 of 2,020 numbered copies signed by the designer Bruce Rogers. Rackham had been asked to illustrate the first edition of 1908 but was unable to accept the commission. He deeply regretted the decision, but just before his death he was able to illustrate this Limited Editions Club edition.... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 122097

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  24. 118505
    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 118505

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  25. 118745
    First edition in English, preceding the US edition published the same year. The British-born translator, Barbara Mooyaart-Doubleday, was living in Amsterdam in 1947 when the original Dutch-language edition appeared. Having impressed Anne Frank's father Otto with a sample chapter, she was engaged to make the whole translation... Learn More
    £1,475

    Stock Code: 118745

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  26. 117772
    Presentation copy inscribed by Hemingway to the half-title page "For Adolfo San Pelayo with sincere good wishes always Ernest Hemingway La Vigia 6/6/58." Learn More
    £8,750

    Stock Code: 117772

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  27. 43964
    First Rackham edition. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 43964

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  28. 121366
    First edition, first printing. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is "an authentic and nostalgic story which in rare fashion at once puts together the tenderness and the tragedy of the South. They are the inseparable ingredients of a region much reported but... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 121366

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  29. 119898
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 119898

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  30. .
    First one-volume edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 81627

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  31. 117921
    First Brock edition. The costume and interior decor depicted in these illustrations is reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry used to collect antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 117921

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  32. 121339
    New and definitive edition, first impression. First published in 1886, this reissue with a new preface by Doughty and an introduction by T. E. Lawrence found a new generation of readers for this classic of travel. This "definitive" edition of 1936 was published in a format matching that of the 1935 Seven Pillars of Wisdom.... Learn More
    £2,250

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  33. 119622
    First trade edition. The exact status of this impression is unclear. The bibliographies state that the first impression of the trade edition has the frontispiece mounted on dark green paper and the date 1915 on the title verso. This copy has the frontispiece printed directly on plate paper, supposedly one sign of later issue,... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 119622

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  34. Lucky Jim.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 102290

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  35. 83157
    First edition, first impression. Jamaica Inn was Du Maurier's first book, and her strengths in "narrative drive and the evocation of atmosphere" (ODNB) made it an instant best-seller and later a successful film. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 83157

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  36. 41550
    First US Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 41550

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  37. 32964
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 32964

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  38. The African Queen.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,650

    Stock Code: 98902

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  39. 77734
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 77734

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  40. 114279comp
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 203 of 751 numbered copies signed by the artist and the author. Maugham wrote a new foreword for this edition of his autobiographical masterpiece. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 114279

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  41. 118285
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 118285

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  42. 118259
    First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition which was made up from the American sheets. Booker prize winner of winners. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 118259

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  43. 117196
    First edition, first impression of the author's most influential work. David (1913-1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar in 1949. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognized... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 117196

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  44. 116487
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 116487

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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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  46. 117742
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,650

    Stock Code: 117742

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  47. Men Without Women.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 40090

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  48. 121818
    First editions, first impressions. Perhaps Durrell's greatest success, a study of love and political intrigue in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 121818

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  49. 120258
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 120258

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  50. 119624
    First edition, first impression. Collects a number of the author's best known war poems and much previously unpublished work. This in many ways is Sassoon's key poetical statement on the war. Learn More
    £1,250

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  51. 32201comp
    Large paper edition, number 22 of 365 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 32201

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  52. 116920
    First edition, first impression, of what Skidelsky calls "one of the most influential books of the twentieth century". "The Economic Consequences of the Peace has a claim to be regarded as Keynes's best book. In none of his others did he succeed so well in bringing all his gifts to bear on the subject in hand." Learn More
    £1,800

    Stock Code: 116920

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  53. 116615comp
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front fly-leaf. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 116615

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  54. The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    Melbourne, London, Toronto: 1956

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 72239

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  55. 61468comp
    Signed limited edition, number 166 of 1030 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 61468

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  56. 28033
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,650

    Stock Code: 28033

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  57. [Complete set of the Philip Marlowe novels.]
    All first editions, first printings. Chandler's first four novels were first published in America; the last three appeared first in the UK. Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 106986

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  58. 28017
    First edition, first impression, the second of Churchill's two books describing his daring exploits during the South African War. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 28017

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  59. 117183comp
    Signed limited edition, number 288 out of 500 copies signed by the artist. The Romance of King Arthur was a wartime book, commissioned to reflect the nations' mood of patriotism and military endeavour. In preparing for the commission, Rackham turned to his own copy of Beardsley's Morte D'Arthur. Like Beardsley's illustrations... Learn More
    £2,950

    Stock Code: 117183

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  60. 38689
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 38689

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