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  1. My Friend Mr Leakey.
    HALDANE, J. B. S. My Friend Mr Leakey.

    London : 1937

    First edition of this collection of fantasy stories for children by the eminent British scientist John Burdon Sanderson Haldane (1892-1964). Haldane was chiefly distinguished for his work in genetics, but also contributed to many other fields of science, ranging from cosmology to the physiology of diving. His intention in writing the book about Mr Leakey,... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 134918

  2. The Blunderer.
    HIGHSMITH, Patricia. The Blunderer.

    London : 1956

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 126374

  3. Pax Obbligato.
    MARKS, Herbert H. Pax Obbligato.

    London : [1937]

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 140716

  4. Brief Lives and Other Selected Writings.
    POWELL, Anthony (ed.); AUBREY, John. Brief Lives and Other Selected Writings.

    London : 1949

    First edition thus, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper, "Lucy, with love from Tony Powell". The recipient, Lucy Hayes, was "a great love and lifelong friend" of Anthony Powell's father Philip, whom she met in the early 1920s. Violet Powell, reminiscing about Philip, her father-in-law, noted that "he... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 126193

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