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  1. c
    First and only edition of this uncommon Southey title - only 6 locations on Copac, and a just a single copy recorded at auction - here offered a large paper copy in a handsome, and highly appropriate Regency morocco presentation binding. This was a piece which stirred some controversy. Originally published in the Quarterly... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 111638

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  2. The Works.
    The Manaton edition. Limited to 530 sets and signed by author. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 111404

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  4. Undine.
    Signed limited edition, number 464 of 1000 copies signed by Rackham. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 101815

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  5. Changed.
    First edition, first impression, of the author's first book. Scarce. Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 92305

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  6. 11
    Limited edition; number 322 of 1,000 copies. A very handsome copy: "When outlining the plan of this volume on Breeding and Agriculture, the Publisher's recognised that the subjects in question, in themselves, were the basis of out very existence, and that an exposition commensurate with the importance of the theme would... Learn More
    £20

    Stock Code: 86979

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  7. History Of the War In France And Belgium, in 1815.
    The History is the second edition, same year as the first - which "sold off in a very few days" - with minor corrections, and there was only one issue of the extraordinary, and highly sought-after, Plans and Maps, offering the best possible contour view of the field, outside of Siborne's model itself. The Letters are a first... Learn More
    £5,500

    Stock Code: 79337

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  8. vccv
    First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition. One of a limited edition of 800 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 77062

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    First edition, first impression, Inscribed by T. S. Eliot on the title page: "Inscribed for W. J. Crawley by Old Possum." The recipient was a director at Faber and Faber, and a friend of Eliot's from the early 1930s until the poet's death in 1965. Learn More
    £21,000

    Stock Code: 42796

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  10. MILNE, A. A. Winnie-the-Pooh.
    First edition, first impression. After the huge success of When We Were Very Young, first published on 6 November 1924, Milne was asked to contribute a story to the London Evening News. "The Wrong Sort of Bees", published on Christmas Eve 1925, was based on a bedtime story that Milne had told his son Christopher. It starred... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 112742

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  11. 110258_1
    First edition in book form, with an authorial inscription Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 110258

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  12. .
    First issue, prepublication proof for the first issue of this important, liberal minded, apartheid era literary periodical. This trial state represents the earliest manifestation of one of the more successful literary journals dedicated as it was to printing writing "by and for South Africans of all races and classes". Coetzee... Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 107876

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  13. East of the Sun and West of the Moon.
    Deluxe edition, number 85 of 500 copies signed by the artist. With the single-leaf printed advertisement for the exhibition of the original watercolours in November and December 1914 at the Leicester Galleries laid in. Learn More
    £19,500

    Stock Code: 47331

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  14. Live and Let Die.
    First edition, first impression, in the first issue jacket without the design credit slug to the front flap. The earliest dust jackets issued made no mention of Kenneth Lewis and at some point the need was recognised to credit his work. A stamp was made and as a stopgap existing jackets were overstamped beneath the blurb... Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 112367

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  15. .
    First edition, one of 1,000 copies on handmade paper by Blanchet Frères et Kléber, this number 80. One of Goupil's lavishly Romantic turn-of-the-century illustrated historical biographies, here in a really handsomely appropriate binding. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 111974

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  16. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.
    First edition of the second volume of Das Kapital, edited from Marx's manuscripts by Friedrich Engels. "Marx himself modestly described Das Kapital as a continuation of his Zur Kritik de politischen Oekonomie, 1859. It was in fact the summation of his quarter of a century's economic studies, mostly in the Reading Room of... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 111888

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  17. Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. The third Impression.
    Third folio edition of Shakespeare's plays, generally regarded as the rarest of the 17th-century folio editions. An unknown number of copies is thought to have been destroyed in the Great Fire of London of 1666. The third folio is a reprint of the second (1632), but the second issue adds seven plays to the corpus, although... Learn More
    £500,000

    Stock Code: 108578

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