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DOYLE, Arthur Conan. The Works.
New York : 1930First complete collected edition, number 268 of 760 numbered sets signed by the author in volume I, very handsomely bound.
The Crowborough Edition - named after the Sussex town where Doyle's home, Windlesham, was located - has double the number of volumes of the Author's Edition of 1903. Doyle had already signed sheets for it but his illness... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 146414
DARWIN, Charles. Letter signed by Darwin ("Ch. Darwin"), the text in the hand of his wife Emma, to William Ogle.
Down, Beckenham : [shortly after 27 November 1878]Darwin writes to thank his colleague and regular correspondent William Ogle (18271912) for his English translation of Anton Kerner's Die Schutzmittel der Bluthen gegen unberufene Gaste (The protective measures of flowers against uninvited guests, 1876), which appeared as Flowers and Their Unbidden Guests (Ogle trans. 1878).
The book arrived at... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 146638
DALÍ, Salvador. Hidden Faces.
London : 1973Signed limited edition, number 24 of 100 copies signed by the author. This copy with Dalí's previously unpublished 20-page Postface, also numbered, loosely inserted as issued. Originally written in French in autumn 1943, Hidden Faces was first published in 1944 in Haakon Chevalier's translation. Chevalier spent several weeks with Dalí on the estate... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 150722
DAHL, Roald. My Uncle Oswald.
London : 1979First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his half-sister and brother-in-law ("Ellen + Ashley Love Roald 1979") on front free endpaper.
Ellen Marguerite Dahl (1903-1988) was the first of two children born to Harald Dahl and Marie Beaurin-Gresser. Her mother died in 1907 and her father remarried in 1911. Working... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 149098
DEIGHTON, Len. [Trilogy:] Berlin Game; Mexico Set; London Match.
London : 1983-84-85First editions, first impressions, all inscribed "to Liz" and signed by Deighton on the title or half-title. The first three of the Bernard Samson novels. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 147682