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Handsome fine bindings of classic works of literature and multi-volume sets of complete works, by authors including Austen, Hardy, Wodehouse and Waugh.

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  1. 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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  2. 134691comp
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 244 of 250 specially bound copies signed by both the author and illustrator. This copy has an original watercolour depicting four rabbits, drawn and initialled by the illustrator, to the front free endpaper verso and first blank; it also has a contemporary fore-edge... Learn More
    £6,000

    Stock Code: 134691

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  3. 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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  4. 134398comp
    Signed limited edition, number 488 of 750 copies signed by Dulac. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 134398

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  5. 132378comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the author. Churchill has signed on the first binder's blank, apparently after binding, and presumably at the behest of Henry Sotheran, the London booksellers who commissioned the binding from Morrell. My African Journey, based on his travels around British East Africa in the autumn... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 132378

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  6. 132739
    The Seven Seas Edition, number 435 of 1,050 copies signed by the author on the half-title of vol. I. This was issued by Doubleday as the counterpart to the Bombay Edition, published by Macmillan in London. A particularly attractive set, beautifully bound by the workshop of Henry Stikeman, one of the leading American binders... Learn More
    £9,500

    Stock Code: 132739

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  7. 131649comp
    Signed limited edition, number 68 of 460 copies signed by the artist. Rackham's "illustrations to Poe's Tales have a sharp edge of true horror, a re-emergent strain from the earlier Grimm and Wagner subjects" (ODNB). Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 131649

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  8. 130163comp
    Signed limited edition, number 7 of 500 copies signed by the illustrator. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 130163

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  9. 130162comp
    Signed limited edition, number 507 of 1,000 copies signed by the illustrator. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 130162

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  10. 122166comp
    First and limited edition, number 64 of 500 copies privately printed, presentation copy inscribed by the author, "To W. S. S. Rodgers with my friendship and affection 1/19/38 W. P. Chrysler", on the first blank leaf. The book's foreword describes the printing of this edition, designed as a Christmas remembrance for the Chrysler... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 122166

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  11. 130025comp
    Signed limited edition, with a fine initialled original watercolour by Lawrence. Number 55 of 250 specially bound and signed copies of the first illustrated edition of Adams's first novel, signed by both the author and illustrator. This extremely popular animal story was initially turned down by all major publishing houses.... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 130025

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  12. 126105comp
    First UK edition, first impression, deluxe limited issue, 90 of 100 sets numbered and signed by Kipling on the limitation page of each volume. "This edition was brought together at the publisher, Frank N. Doubleday's suggestion after much talk. It was to be tried out in the USA and if successful republished in England...... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 126105

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  13. 125428comp
    Signed limited edition, number 78 of 500 copies signed by the illustrator. The present work gathers classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen, including the Snow Queen and the Tinder Box, all of which provide good subject matter for Kay Nielsen, one of the greatest illustrators of his time. Variant cover designs were issued... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 125428

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  14. White Hyacinths.

    White Hyacinths.

    East Aurora, Eric County, New York: 1907

    First edition, first printing, number 179 of 207 copies, signed by Hubbard on the limitation leaf, and printed on japon. With the very scarce original box. The epigraph, and by extension the title, is taken from the famous saying of Mohammed, "If I had but two leaves of bread I would sell one of them to buy White Hyacinths... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 115385

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  15. Modern Development of the Dry Fly,
    Limited deluxe edition, number 44 of 75 copies signed by the author, Volume 2 comprising The Halford Dry Fly Patterns, with 33 actual specimens of dry flies in 9 sunken mounts. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 111941

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  16. The Life and Correspondence of Henry St. George Tucker.
    Family presentation copy of the second edition, inscribed by Henry Tucker's wife on the title page, "Clarice Elizabeth Tucker, from her affection mother Jane Tucker, 1859", in a superior binding with the gilt supralibros of the Tucker family to both covers. "In 1786 Tucker 1771/2-1851 sailed to Calcutta as a midshipman on... Learn More
    £625

    Stock Code: 111720

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  17. Prometheus' Daughter.
    First and only edition, inscribed "To Baron & Baroness Brantsen, o. d. Zyss, With kindest remembrances and best wishes from the author's wife. Christmas 1868, Richmond House" on the initial blank. Sir James Abbott (1807-1896) was an army officer and colonial administrator best remembered for his success in pacifying the... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 111566

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  18. Now We Are Six.
    Signed extra limited edition, number 4 of 20 large-paper copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author and illustrator; the most luxurious and exclusive format in which Milne's Pooh books were issued. Following the success of When We Were Very Young Milne began planning a second book of poetry for children.... Learn More
    £30,000

    Stock Code: 107129

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