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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to books written for children or juveniles.

First editions of children's classics, including Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, J. K. Rowling, A. A. Milne and J. M. Barrie.

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  1. Look Back in Anger.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "John Osborne, 8.9.89." From the library of Dr Philip Murray, Irish book collector and author of The Adventures of a Book Collector (2011), though unmarked as such. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 113593

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  2. The World of Paul Slickey.
    First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to his mother on the front free endpaper: "With love - John, 6.5-61" and with the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire loosely inserted. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 90795

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  3. A Bond Honoured. A Play.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author to his mother: "For looking after me in difficult times. Love, John, August '66". Loosely inserted are the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire and a newspaper review of the play.... Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 90793

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  4. Inadmissible Evidence.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. "22.2.65 Just one rose. With love lots. J." and with the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire loosely inserted. Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 90781

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