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Rupert Brooke and the Intellectual Imagination. A Lecture., DE LA MARE, WALTER:
101 DE LA MARE, WALTER: Rupert Brooke and the Intellectual Imagination. A Lecture.
Sidgwick & Jackson 1919 (1st.). 
Small 8vo ( c.13 cm x 19 cm). Grey stiff cardboard lettered in black. Name and date on front endpaper. Lower spine a trifle darkened, and a very faint very small mark top corner of front cover, else very clean and fresh binding. Inside there is some foxing throughout. Near very good in good dustwrapper (dw: small bit of paper missing from lower spine, slightly chipped, back wrapper foxed). 41 pp. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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O Lovely England. And other Plays., DE LA MARE,WALTER:
102 DE LA MARE,WALTER: O Lovely England. And other Plays.
F&F 1953 (1st.ed.) 
Green cl.gt. 135pp. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper (dw: sl.darkened on spine & edges) 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Forever Panting., DE VRIES, PETER:
103 DE VRIES, PETER: Forever Panting.
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1973 1st. edition. 
In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 274pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at top. Not price clipped). Owner’s small inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Modern first edition. In this novel the author takes a long, appraising look at such current fads and trends as psychoanalysis and the war between the sexes. The vehicle for this is the triangular relationship between Stew Smackenfelt, his wife and her adoptive mother. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Mamista. Signed Limited Numbered Edition., DEIGHTON, LEN:
104 DEIGHTON, LEN: Mamista. Signed Limited Numbered Edition.
Random Century 1991 (1st. UK ed.). 
Approx 9x6 ins. Red cloth hardback with gilt lettering to spine and front. In hard card slipcase, also in red cloth with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase. Signed and numbered on title page by the author. A very clean and tight copy. 360pp. Spanish Guiana is a land of intense poverty--except for those involved in its thriving cocaine industry--with a leader who sits uneasily upon his throne. Looking to unseat this leader are the MAMistas, a group of Marxist revolutionaries 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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XPD., DEIGHTON, LEN:
105 DEIGHTON, LEN: XPD.
Hutchinson 1981 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Red endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 397pp. Based on the premise that Churchill and Hitler had a clandestine meeting in June 1940 the novel is set in 1979. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Cheap Day Return., DELDERFIELD, R.F.:
106 DELDERFIELD, R.F.: Cheap Day Return.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1967 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Grey endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 319pp. A man visits the town he had left thirty years before following a scandal. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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For My Own Amusement., DELDERFIELD, R.F.:
107 DELDERFIELD, R.F.: For My Own Amusement.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1968 1st edition. 
8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Small indentation to front fore edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. 255pp. Autobiographical sketches. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Adventures of Benn Gunn. With illustrations by William Stobbs., DELDERFIELD, R.F.:
108 DELDERFIELD, R.F.: The Adventures of Benn Gunn. With illustrations by William Stobbs.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1956 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt vignette of Long John Silver to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Small chips and long tear at back. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 222pp. The stories of the characters of Treasure Island, leading up to, and after, the original story. The author fills in their backgrounds. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Too Few For Drums., DELDERFIELD, R.F.:
109 DELDERFIELD, R.F.: Too Few For Drums.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1964 1st edition. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 212pp. Novel set in the Peninsular War. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Rocks of Valpre., DELL, ETHEL M.:
110 DELL, ETHEL M.: The Rocks of Valpre.
London. T.Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1918 20th imp. 
Size 4.75 x 7.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. 446pp. Pages appear to be grey as original. In good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped with small marks. Small split at bottom end. Boards faded and marked. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Set in the mid-nineteenth century when an officer wrongly imprisoned on Devil's Island escapes and heads to Europe to rescue the love of his life from the villain. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Sellout., DEREK, JEWELL:
111 DEREK, JEWELL: Sellout.
Macmillan. London. 1973 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine rubbed and chipped at ends with small crease and tear at front. Not price clipped). Small inscription on front endpaper. A clean and tight copy. 368pp. Modern first edition. An adventure story set in Europe and the Americas. From citadels of power to guerilla jungle battles, to industrial wastelands, the story deals with the multi-billion business deal which will endanger countless men and women. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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The Wench is Dead. An Inspector Morse Novel., DEXTER, COLIN:
112 DEXTER, COLIN: The Wench is Dead. An Inspector Morse Novel.
Macmillan 1989 (1st.UK ed.). 
Bound in original cloth with dustwrapper. In very good condition. 200 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Martin Chuzzlewit Illustrated by A.H. Buckland., DICKENS, Charles; BUCKLAND, A.H.;
113 DICKENS, Charles; BUCKLAND, A.H.; Martin Chuzzlewit Illustrated by A.H. Buckland.
Collins’ Clear-Type Press n.d. ca1924 
Size approx 4 x 6 inches. In dark maroon soft leather with decorative gilt to front and spine and top page edges. In very good near fine condition. Some very minor rubbing to corners. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Some foxing to edges of illustrations pages, else a very clean and tight copy. 808pp. With b&w full-page Illustrations by A.H. Buckland. Gilt lettering to front of cover reads “With Best wishes for Christmas 1923 from the Manager of Simpsons Resaurant, Strand, Patronised daily in 1859 by Charles Dickens.” 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Royal Characters From The Works of Sir Walter Scott. Historical and Romantic. Selected and Arranged by William T. Dobson. With Twelve Illustrations in Permanent Photography., DOBSON, William T.;
114 DOBSON, William T.; Royal Characters From The Works of Sir Walter Scott. Historical and Romantic. Selected and Arranged by William T. Dobson. With Twelve Illustrations in Permanent Photography.
London, Bickers and Son, 1884 1st 
Hardback, size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In dark navy blue/green full calf leather prize binding. Red leather spine label lettered in gilt; raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spine and board edges, gilt decorative paneling to boards and gilt vignette to front. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Minor rubbing to spine and some light surface marks to boards. Prize label to front endpaper “The High School for Girls Exeter.” “Bickers & Son” binders stamp to rear edge of front endpaper. Some dark foxing to title and preface page, also to pages opposite plates. Else pages clean and very tight throughout. 344pp. With Twelve Illustrations in Permanent Photography. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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The Dawn In Britain. (Author of “Travels in Arabia Deserta”) LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION., DOUGHTY, CHARLES M.;
115 DOUGHTY, CHARLES M.; The Dawn In Britain. (Author of “Travels in Arabia Deserta”) LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION.
London, Jonathan Cape, 1943 Ltd Edition (290/500.) 
Hardback. Size approx 9.5 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to front and spine. Top edges blued. In very good condition. Small bump to rear top corner of board, slight fading to spine. Inside pages and endpapers all very clean and tight throughout. Limted edition numbered 290/500. - Epic poem about the coming of Christianity to Britain. - Doughty, author of “Travels in Arabia Deserta”, which was long out of print and was reissued in 1921 with a new preface by Doughty and an introduction by T. E. Lawrence. A new generation of readers accepted it as a classic of travel. With the completion of “Arabia Deserta” Doughty was set free to return to his long meditated epic of the British race, and the rest if his life was given up to poetry. 692 pp. (incl. index and glossary). 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Sonnets., DOUGLAS, LORD ALFRED:
116 DOUGLAS, LORD ALFRED: Sonnets.
London. The Richards Press. 1943 repr. 
Size 6.0 x 8.0 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Handling marks. Small pieces missing from top edges. Not price clipped). Small mark to front board. Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1943. Old inscription erased. Else a clean and tight copy. 84pp. With facsimile frontis. Collection of Sonnets by Lord Alfred Douglas. Scarce with dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Waterfall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, DRABBLE, MARGARET:
117 DRABBLE, MARGARET: The Waterfall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1970 (4th.impr.). 
Brown stiff paper. Title from dustwrapper off-set on spine of book. Else fine in very good pict. dustwrapper (dw: price-clipped). 255 pp. Signed by authoress on front endpaper underneath a stamp:” Signed for member of the New Fiction Society”. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Glass Blowers., DU MAURIER, DAPHNE:
118 DU MAURIER, DAPHNE: The Glass Blowers.
Victor Gollancz. London. 1963 1st edition. 
8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 320pp. An historical novel based on the author’s own family history and set in the French Revolution. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Sugar Island., DUFFIELD, ANNE:
119 DUFFIELD, ANNE: Sugar Island.
London. Cassell and company limited. 1951 1st edition. 
Size 4.75 x 7.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering to spine. 223pp. In very good condition. Small marks to boards. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. Romantic novel. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Because Of Fear In The Night., DUKE, MADELAINE:
120 DUKE, MADELAINE: Because Of Fear In The Night.
Michael Joseph. London. 1973 1st. edition. 
In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. 192pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and slightly rubbed at top. Not price clipped). Owner’s small inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Modern first edition. This is the 21st book of this most unusual author. It is the story of American youth in search of a purpose and destiny. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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