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"Made in Munich" [signed exhibition catalogue]
Author: PAOLOZZI, Eduardo Year: 1989
Publisher: Akademie Galerie Dust Jacket: No
Place: Munich Signed: No

Signed catalogue for a Paolozzi exhibition staged at the Akademie Galerie, Munich. A colour photograph adorns the cover of the shiny printed portfolio which contains a loose concertina fold of half-to...

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'Season's Greetings' Erica Jong to Olywn Hughes
Author: JONG, Erica [Olwyn Hughes] Year: 1971
Publisher: Unpublished Dust Jacket: No
Place: New York Signed: Yes

(25x34cm) Christmas card in the form of a folded broadside poem by Erica Jong, inscribed by the author twice and sent to Ted Hughes' sister, Olwyn Hughes. Folded three times with Jong's New York retur...

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A Forma Na Arquitura [inscribed]
Author: NIEMEYER, Oscar Year: 1978
Publisher: Avenir Editora Dust Jacket: No
Place: Rio de Janeiro Signed: No

Cordially inscribed copy of this monograph by the Brazilian architect and centenarian Oscar Niemeyer in the year of publication to the first blank. Laid in, two silver gelatin photographs of Niemeyer'...

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A Nineteenth-Century Childhood [with ALS]
Author: MACCARTHY, Mary [James Tait Black] Year: 1924
Publisher: William Heinemann Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

A novel by the Bloomsbury group novelist, Mary MacCarthy, owned by the widow of the publisher James Tait Black and with a letter from the author laid in. The new impression of November 1924 is in brig...

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A Souvenir of Rev. Charles Mackie [extra-illus]
Author: MACKIE, Charles Strickland Year: 1906
Publisher: For Private Circulation Only Dust Jacket: No
Place: Rye, Sussex Signed: Yes

pp 84 Interleaved with photographs of colonial-era New Zealand, an extra-illustrated copy of Charles Strickland Mackie's life of his father Reverend Charles Mackie (1798-1882) who emigrated to New Zea...

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American Smoke (Limited Edition)
Author: Iain Sinclair Year: 2010
Publisher: Beat Scene Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

[unpaginated] Number 26 of an edition of 125 copies of a section from Iain Sinclair's American Smoke published by the Beat Scene Press. Bound in buff coloured card wrappers with a photograph to the fr...

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Ariel [Inscribed copy with Ted Hughes letter]
Author: PLATH, Sylvia; Ted Hughes Year: 1965
Publisher: Faber and Faber Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: London Signed: Yes

A superb presentation copy of Sylvia Plath's masterpiece inscribed, but never given, by Ted Hughes to a friend and colleague of his - and Plath's - son, Nicholas Hughes. Accompanying the book is a lon...

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Butler's Gift
Author: Martin Hare - Zoe Girling - Sibyl Colefax - Logan Pearsall Smith Year: 1932
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

[8] [1] pp 2-316 An unusual association copy of Zoe Girling's novel written under the pseudonym Martin Hare. This copy of the novel, which has an Irish background, has been given by the American essa...

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Canticles at Evensong [1 of 12 copies]
Author: LEA, George; Eric Ramsden Year: 1960
Publisher: Lilac Tree Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: Wallasey Signed: No

pp 16. One of twelve copies of this illustrated collection of verse produced by the Lilac Tree Press in Wallasey on the Wirral. The volumes was presented to Lea's native 'Southport Libraries from the ...

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Casanova's Chinese Restaurant [annotated copy]
Author: POWELL, Anthony Year: 1960
Publisher: Heinemann Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: London Signed: Yes

viii, pp 260. Anthony Powell's annotated copy with textual corrections in the novelist's hand scattered through this fifth volume of The Music of Time. Powell's publisher Heinemann have stamped 'File ...

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Caspar John [with ephemera and Memorial Service]
Author: JOHN, Rebecca [Harry Horlock Stringer] Year: 1987
Publisher: Collins Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: London Signed: No

Excellent association copy of this biography of Augustus John's son and later Admiral of the Fleet Caspar John with a collection of photographs of his family by the British potter and family friend Ha...

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Celebration du Visage [twice signed]
Author: JOLY, Pierre; Vera Cardot [George Brassens] Year: 1966
Publisher: Robert Morel Dust Jacket: No
Place: Paris Signed: Yes

Celebration of the French singer George Brassens inscribed by the book's photographers on the half title: 'A Tom Hackett en Cordial hommage Vera Cardot Pierre Joly Paris - Avril 66'. A very good copy ...

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Christocracy [with manuscript letter]
Author: MURRY, John Middleton Year: 1942
Publisher: Andrew Dakers Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 157 John Middleton Murry's Christocracy with an interesting religious letter from the author on Adelphi headed paper from 1947. In the letter to the critic and writer Malcolm Elwin, JMM mentions an...

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Continent [with a postcard from Jim Crace laid in]
Author: Jim Crace Year: 1986
Publisher: William Heinemann Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 154 A fine first edition of Crace's novel Continent with a most interesting Penguin promotional postcard from the author laid in. The card pictures a woman reading Crace's Signals of Distress in th...

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Dissertazione Storico-Critica [annotated]
Author: MICHELE ANGELO, Lanci; A Vincento F Castellani Year: 1820
Publisher: Presso Francesco Bourlie Dust Jacket: No
Place: Roma - Rome Signed: Yes

Two works on Arabic grammar bound together, the first being annotated by its author, Italian Arabist, Michele Angelo Lanci. Quarter green sheep over marbled boards, soundly bound, rubbed to edges. Lan...

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First Principles of Botany [with letters]
Author: LINDLEY, John Year: 1831
Publisher: Longmans and Co Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

Second edition of Lindley's First Principles rebound by an amateur Victorian botanist with blank sheets inserted to allow systematic annotation which has been applied in a small cursive hand to half a...

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Flamenco Guitarist: signed Concert Programme
Author: MANITAS DE PLATA Year: 1968
Publisher: Robert Paterson Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

pp [12] Signed concert programme for a London gig by the flamenco guitarist Manitas de Plata and other musicians. Orange printed wrappers with Manitas' guitar on the cover and his Picasso-decorated in...

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Kenneth Grahame [signed by his nephew]
Author: Peter Green [Gordon Hill Grahame] Year: 1959
Publisher: John Murray Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 400 A surprisingly unbuttoned biography of the author of The Wind in the Willows inscribed by his nephew, the Canadian novelist on the first blank:'Gordon Hill Grahame "Ballanack" Jan.196...

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Letters Home [Olwyn Hughes' Galley Proof]
Author: PLATH, Sylvia; Aurelia Schober Plath Year: 1975
Publisher: Harper and Row Dust Jacket: No
Place: New York Signed: No

pp 438 Olwyn Hughes' bound galley proof of the first publication of her sister in law Sylvia Plath's letters, annotated by Sylvia Plath's daughter, Frieda Hughes. In addition to Frieda Hughes' annotat...

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Northumberland
Author: Nikolaus Pevsner Year: 1957
Publisher: Penguin Books Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: Harmondsworth Signed: Yes

pp 1-362 [6] Notes. Pevsner's guide to Northumberland with a letter by the author and another by his secretary relating to the book laid in. Using Buildings of England notepaper Pevsner writes to a Mr...

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Ode to Salvador Dali [Broadside]
Author: LORCA, Federico Garcia Lorca [translated by] Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno Year: 1994
Publisher: Alyscamps Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: Paris Signed: Yes

No57/100 Broadside (60x40cm) signed limited edition of Sawyer-Laucanno's translation of Lorca's Ode. Two half-tone photographs of Dali and Lorca alongside the letter press: 'published by Ayscamps Pres...

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Paolozzi's Visiting Card & Private View Invitation
Author: PAOLOZZI, Eduardo Year: 1950
Publisher: Eduardo Paolozzi Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

Paolozzi's visiting card from the 1950s, annotated and presented by the artist: 'For David, Dec 1991' with 'Ex Libris' written by the artist above his printed name. The card which is 65x90mm has been ...

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Presentation copy with letter: Carl H Pforzheimer
Author: PFORZHEIMER, Carl H; Earl of Surrey Year: 1933
Publisher: Privately Printed for Carl H Pforzheimer by John Johnson at the Oxford University Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: Purchase, New York Signed: Yes

xxviii, pp 54 + facsimile. Presentation copy of the great book collector Carl Pforzheimer's edition of Surrey to the New York book dealer George Hellman. Laid in is a manuscript letter by Pforzheimer ...

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Target Antarctica [dedication copy]
Author: INNES, Hammond Year: 1993
Publisher: Chapmans Dust Jacket: No
Place: 1993 Signed: Yes

pp 305 The dedication copy of this late work by the action and adventure novelist, Hammond Innes, inscribed to the book's printed dedicatees, Monty and Maureen Baker Munton. The main inscription appea...

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The Ladybird [Roger Senhouse's copy]
Author: LAWRENCE D H [Roger Senhouse] Year: 1923
Publisher: Martin Secker Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 255 [1] Roger Senhouse's copy of Lawrence's long story collection which includes The Ladybird, The Fox and The Captain's Doll. Senhouse's neat ownership signature appears on the first pastedown. Th...

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The Mugger [inscribed]
Author: McBain Ed [John Baxter] Year: 1959
Publisher: T V Boardman and Company Limited Dust Jacket: No
Place: London, New York Signed: Yes

Mordantly inscribed first British edition in McBain's hand, using his real name, to the bibliophile and writer John Baxter on the first blank: 'To John - This, too , is a relic! Boardman is now out o...

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The Pantechnicon [the printer's copy]
Author: MISKIN, Lionel Year: 1969
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson/ Mayflower Books Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

ff 188 Bound typescript of Miskin's novel inspired by Andreyev's short story, covered in proof corrections and with typographical instructions and double page spreads on tracing paper showing the layo...

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The Screwtape Letters [annotated by Richard Adams]
Author: LEWIS, C S - Richard Adams Year: 1942
Publisher: Geoffrey Bles Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

Novelist Richard Adams' copy with a nine line personal prayer written on the final blank. Adams' youthful ownership signature appears on the first endpaper: 'Richard G Adams' with a few pencilled anno...

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The Trend of Petroleum Production
Author: MILNER, Henry B Year: 1927
Publisher: The Mining Magazine Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

A signed offprint by the mining and petroleum expert Henry B Milner. The author has dedicated the pamphlet in the top corner of the front cover: 'A H Wells Esq BSc. With the Author's Compliments'. I...

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Two Cultures? The Significance of C P Snow
Author: LEAVIS, F R [Maxwell Fry] Year: 1963
Publisher: Pantheon Books Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: New York Signed: Yes

F R Leavis's riposte to Snow, inscribed at length to the English modernist architect: 'Maxwell Fry from F R Leavis, the Prefatory Note having a relevance. Sept. 1971. When the half-dozen sermons come ...

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Venture to the Interior [with ALS]
Author: Laurens Van der Post [Ingaret Van der Post] Year: 1952
Publisher: The Hogarth Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 242 An inscribed reprint by the bush-man of Cheyne Walk with an autograph letter from the book's dedicatee, his second wife, laid in. The author has inscribed the book to John and Diana Webel, appa...

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