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Handsome leather-bound classic works of literature and multi-volume sets of complete works, by authors including Dickens, Disney, Kerouac and Yeats.

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  1. 134637comp
    First Maxwell edition, signed by Kipling on the limitation page, one of 500 unnumbered large paper copies. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 134637

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  2. 119935comp
    First and limited edition, number 10 of 400 copies only, one of perhaps as few as 10 deluxe copies bound in full vellum and additionally signed by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron. This posthumous collection, a collaboration between Julia's youngest son Henry and the novelist Anne Thackeray Ritchie (1837-1919), includes four photogravures... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 119935

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  3. 126866comp
    Signed limited edition, each one of 200 copies (volume I number 62; volume II number 32) signed by Dobson in pencil on the portrait frontispiece. This work is the result of collaboration between the Guild of Women Binders and colourist Gloria Cardew, with the frontispiece and plates hand-coloured by Cardew. Although Cardew... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 126866

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  4. i1
    The Autograph edition, limited to 153 sets signed by the author on an inserted leaf, this set number 3 bound ad personam for the American collector William Beers Crowell. The edition was based on the first 21 volumes of the Wessex Edition, "the definitive edition and last authority in questions of text" (Purdy), combining... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 115614

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  5. 118578comp
    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the authors on the front free endpaper, "To C. Stanfield Esq. R. A., respectfully presented by his obedient humble servants, W. Winsor & H. Newton." The recipient was Clarkson Stanfield, elected as a Royal Academician in February 1835, who "between 1820 and his last submission... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 118578

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Beau Geste.
    First illustrated and first de luxe edition, number 665 of 1,000 copies signed by the author; Beau Geste was originally published in 1924 and it is no coincidence that this edition followed the success of the silent film version of 1926 (there is a hint of Ronald Coleman about McKie's depiction of the hero). Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 106642

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  9. The Complete Writings.
    The definitive edition, signed "S L Clemens / Mark Twain", limited to 1024 sets only of which this is 423. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive collected edition and so put his autograph to 1024 single leaves in 1906. These were not recovered until long after his death, when the project could finally be... Learn More
    £15,000

    Stock Code: 107494

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