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Carnal Island., FULLER, ROY:
181 FULLER, ROY: Carnal Island.
André Deutsch, London. 1970 1st edition. 
In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. 157pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. In removable plastic cover). Not price clipped. Newspaper reviews tipped in on front endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Traces a relationship between an elderly and a younger poet. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Epitaphs and Occasions., FULLER, ROY:
182 FULLER, ROY: Epitaphs and Occasions.
John Lehmann, London 1949 (1st.). 
Yellow cloth lettered in gilt. Some browning on endpapers. Else very good in near very good pict. dustwrapper (dw: designed by Biro, NOT price-clipped / a bit browned around edges and spine, back wrapper slighty darkened in places) . No inscriptions. 60 pp. A Collection of poems which vividly reflect the personal life of the individual among the collective issues of the age. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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My Child, My Sister., FULLER, ROY:
183 FULLER, ROY: My Child, My Sister.
André Deutsch, London. 1965 1st edition. 
In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 188pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. In removable plastic cover). Not price clipped. Newspaper reviews tipped in on front endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Traces a relationship between an elderly author and a young girl in a complex family. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Father's Comedy., FULLER, ROY:
184 FULLER, ROY: The Father's Comedy.
Andre Deutsch. London. 1961 1st edition. 
In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 192pp. In very good condition with very good illustrated dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. In removable plastic cover). Not price clipped. Newspaper reviews tipped onto endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. A manís life is disrupted when his son is court martialled. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Other Men's Wives., FULLERTON, ALEXANDER:
185 FULLERTON, ALEXANDER: Other Men's Wives.
London: Cassell. 1973 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with orange to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small tears at top front edge and bottom of spine. Not price clipped). Neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 186pp. Modern first edition about an ex-army officer and his failure at business while succeeding with women. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Creation of Character in Literature. The Romanes Lecture Delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 21 May 1931., GALSWORTHY, JOHN:
186 GALSWORTHY, JOHN: The Creation of Character in Literature. The Romanes Lecture Delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 21 May 1931.
Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1931 ltd edition. 
Demi 8vo. Bound in printed cream paper wraps. 27pp. In near fine condition. Authorís signature on limitation page. Limitation page and main title pages unopened. A clean and tight copy. This is No.62 of 250 copies that have been printed on hand-made paper and signed by the author on the limitation page. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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Every Night’s a Bullfight., GARDNER, JOHN:
187 GARDNER, JOHN: Every Night’s a Bullfight.
Michael Joseph. London. 1971 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded with small chips to ends of spine. Small marks and slight creases. Tear to front edge. Not price clipped). Owner’s small inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 421pp. Modern first edition. It is the opening night of the Shireston Festival Company's new season; a season which began for Silver way back last summer when the trustees responsible for the Festival had appointed him Director with a free hand and a generous budget to rescue the Shireston from the obscurity into which it had gradually sunk over the years. A production of Romeo and Juliet with a difference...the conflagrations that ensue both on stage and in the actors private lives snare the reader in the conplex cobweb surrounding the theatrical production of any Shakespeare play. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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For Special Services., GARDNER, JOHN:
188 GARDNER, JOHN: For Special Services.
Jonathan Cape. London. 1982 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 255pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; in removable plastic cover. Spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A James Bond novel. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Licence Renewed., GARDNER, JOHN:
189 GARDNER, JOHN: Licence Renewed.
Jonathan Cape. London. 1981 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 270pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; in removable plastic cover. Spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A James Bond novel. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Sound of Coaches., GARFIELD, LEON:
190 GARFIELD, LEON: The Sound of Coaches.
Kestrel Books. 1974 (1st.). 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and white vignette. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and creases. Small marks. Price clipped). Small marks to covers. Presentation and owner’s inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 261pp. B/w woodcuts. Set in the 18th century, an orphan grows up on the Flying Cradle as it travels between London and Chichester and back. He becomes involved in the theatre and finally realises that what is really important is knowledge of himself. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Shadow of the Swastika, Garratt, Geoffrey Theodore
191 Garratt, Geoffrey Theodore The Shadow of the Swastika
London, H. Hamilton, 1938. 1st Edition 
Bound in original maroon cloth with dustwrapper. In good condition. Covers slightly marked. (Dw A bit browned, with a few tears, & rubbing on the edges.) Not price clipped. Inside a couple of minopr brown spots, else generally clean & tight. 247, [1] pp Author believes that Britain & France are about to succumb to Fascism. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Cranford. A Tale by Mrs Gaskell., GASKELL, ELIZABETH:
192 GASKELL, ELIZABETH: Cranford. A Tale by Mrs Gaskell.
London. Collins Clear Type Press. n.d. ca1900. 
Size 4.25 x 6.0 inches. In dark blue full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and red morocco title label. Top edge gilt. In dark blue hard card slip case. 305pp. With b/w plate illustrations. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Elizabeth Gaskellís classic novel of life in a Victorian town. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Orhte: Chronicles of Carrick V., GENTLE, MARY:
193 GENTLE, MARY: Orhte: Chronicles of Carrick V.
Gollancz Fantasy. 1987 
Size 5.0 x 7.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. 980pp. With b/w maps at back. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. Together for the first time: Mary Gentleís classic tales of Orthe: Golden Witchbreed and Ancient Light, and the short story The Crystal Sunlight, the Bright Air. Fantasy novel. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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VIOLENT ENDS Comprising Belle and the Brothers Rico., George SIMENON
194 George SIMENON VIOLENT ENDS Comprising Belle and the Brothers Rico.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1954 1st 
Bound in original blue cloth, with pictorial dustwrapper. Size 7.5 x 5.2 inches. In very good condition. (Dw slightly rubbed on edges, a couple of minor nicks head of spine, with rear a little tanned.) Price clipped. Small name inscription front endpaper. Else generally clean & tight. 285pp. The second novella in this collection is the basis for the 1957 film noir, "The Brothers Rico," directed by Phil Karlson, written for the screen by Dalton Trumbo, and starring Richard Conte. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Western Lands and Western Waters. With Illustrations From Designs By Eminent Artists., GESTACKER, FREDERICK:
195 GESTACKER, FREDERICK: Western Lands and Western Waters. With Illustrations From Designs By Eminent Artists.
S.O. Beeton. London 1864 
Tall 8vo. In brown decorated embossed cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. All edges gilt. 388pp. Prof. ills. with b/w engravings. In good condition. Small chip to edge of spine, small tear to top of spine. Corners slightly bumped. Presentation inscription on front endpaper. Some slight separations at gatherings. Adventure stories set in the days of the early settlers of North America. Titles include, Up the Mississippi, The Wreck of the Pirate.Bear Hunt in the Western Mountains, Wild Man of the Woods. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Death Has Deep Roots. Uniform edition of Michael Gilbert., GILBERT, MICHAEL:
196 GILBERT, MICHAEL: Death Has Deep Roots. Uniform edition of Michael Gilbert.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1975 repr. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 254pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge with small tear. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Originally published in 1951, this edition is from 1975. An Inspector Hazelrigg novel. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Peake’s Progress. Selected Writings and Drawings of Mervyn Peake. Introduction by John Watney., GILMORE, MAEVE (ed):
197 GILMORE, MAEVE (ed): Peake’s Progress. Selected Writings and Drawings of Mervyn Peake. Introduction by John Watney.
Allen Lane. 1978 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 576pp. With b/w line drawings in text. Selections from the works of Mervyn Peake, covering every period of his work as writer and draughtsman. A generous selection of short stories, poems, nonsense verse and drawings. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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In Arms for Russia. Illustrated by C. E. Brock., GILSON, Captain CHARLES:
198 GILSON, Captain CHARLES: In Arms for Russia. Illustrated by C. E. Brock.
London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1918 (1st.) 
Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated colour pictorial designs to front and spine. Plain endpapers. Edges blued. In good condition. Corners bumped and edges and ends of spine rubbed. Some fading to spine and some darkening to rear board. Some rubbing to design on front and spine. Hinges slightly cracked between endpapers with glue repair to rear. Replaced plate at p106 with some rubbing and darkening to edges. Some minor handling marks, else pages very clean and tight. 284pp +cat 4pp. 4Four colour plates by C. E. Brock. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Captives of the Caves. And other stories of Adventure. Illustrated with 4 Colour plates by Leo Bates., GILSON, Captain CHARLES:
199 GILSON, Captain CHARLES: The Captives of the Caves. And other stories of Adventure. Illustrated with 4 Colour plates by Leo Bates.
Cassell & Company Ltd., n.d. ca1921 
Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine and black lettering to front, illustrated colour pictorial designs to front and spine. Plain endpapers. Top edges blued. In good condition. Corners bumped and edges and ends of spine rubbed. Some fading to spine and some darkening and circular mug-ring mark to rear board. Some slight rubbing to designs on front and spine. Some darkening to endpapers and title page. Neat inscription to top of dedication page “J.A.D. Lawrie from Edith., 26.1.21.” Some minor handling marks, else pages clean and tight. 308pp. Illustrated with 4 Colour plates by Leo Bates. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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200 GITTINGS, ROBERT: The Roman Road. And other poems.
Oxford. University Press / H.Milford 1932 (1st.). 
Vellum spine. Blue cardboard covers with paper label on fr. cover. 46 pp. Private book plate tipped on to endpaper. Fr.cover a bit marked. Else very good. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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