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  • Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866
    The Works of Thomas Love Peacock, including His Novels, Poems, Fugitive Pieces, Criticisms, etc., with a preface by the Right Hon. Lord Houghton, a Biographical Notice by His Granddaughter, Edith Nicholls, and a Portrait. Edited by Henry Cole (3 volumes)

    Edition: First collected edition

    London: Richard Bentley, 1875. 18.5 cm. pp lii,378; 476; viii, (480, errata) + frontispiece portrait in Volume I. Half green morocco, blind ruled raised bands, gilt titles, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, by "Bayntun Bath". Spines evenly sunned to brown; else a fine set, no owner names. Very nice copy, uncommon. 2.5 kg parcel; 12mo

    Book ID: 49695
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  • THEY WINTER ABROAD. By James Aston (pseud.) by WHITE, T.H. ("James Aston")
    WHITE, T.H. ("James Aston")
    THEY WINTER ABROAD. By James Aston (pseud.)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. Variant binding of yellow cloth with blue spine label gilt (also comes in red cloth, no label). pp [2]. (6), (304), (4, ads). A little leaned, blue top page edges have small light spots, else fine, page edges not yellowed. Dust jacket spine very lightly darkened, with small chips at ends; tiny chips to outer corners; else fine and bright. >>> During his second year at Cambridge, White contracted tuberculosis. Friends raised money to send him to Italy for a year to recover his health, where he wrote this, his second published novel, after a collaboration published the previous year. A comic novel of manners about vacationing British residents of a hotel is Positano.…

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    London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. Variant binding of yellow cloth with blue spine label gilt (also comes in red cloth, no label). pp [2]. (6), (304), (4, ads). A little leaned, blue top page edges have small light spots, else fine, page edges not yellowed. Dust jacket spine very lightly darkened, with small chips at ends; tiny chips to outer corners; else fine and bright. >>> During his second year at Cambridge, White contracted tuberculosis. Friends raised money to send him to Italy for a year to recover his health, where he wrote this, his second published novel, after a collaboration published the previous year. A comic novel of manners about vacationing British residents of a hotel is Positano. It has some homoerotic content as well as hints of sadism. The book was well received and enjoyed three printings in 1932. Gallix A2.; Octavo

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    Book ID: 49621
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  • DANA, Richard Henry, Jr.
    TO CUBA AND BACK: a vacation voyage

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859. Brown pebble grain cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, brown endpapers. pp [2], viii, (9)-288, 16 May, 1859, ads, [2]. Just a little leaned, text paper a little toned, tiny chip to fore edge of front free endpaper, else a fine copy. BAL 44417. In 1859, while the U.S. Senate was considering whether the United States should try to annex the Spanish possession of Cuba, Dana traveled there and visited Havana, a sugar plantation, a bullfight, and various churches, hospitals, schools, and prisons, a trip documented in his book To Cuba and Back." - Wikipedia. ; 12mo

    Book ID: 51141
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  • TRAFFICS AND DISCOVERIES by KIPLING, Rudyard
    KIPLING, Rudyard
    TRAFFICS AND DISCOVERIES

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macmillan, 1904. Red cloth gilt, top edge gilt. First issue ads dated '35.8.04'. Later issue dust jacket printed in black, with list of titles on rear panel at 7/6. Spine very lightly darkened, yellowing to page edges and along inner margin of front pastedown; minor rubbing to spine ends and edges; else fine. Tan dust jacket has small chips to ends of bit darkened spine, panels lightly darkened with a tiny chip to rear panel, near fine otherwise. Stewart 295.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49716
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  • TRANSATLANTIC SKETCHES by JAMES, Henry
    JAMES, Henry
    TRANSATLANTIC SKETCHES

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875. Purple dotted line grain bevel edge cloth, spine gilt lettered, brown endpapers. Spine sunned to tan, with nicks and modest wear at ends; book a little leaned; page edges yellowed; light uneven sunning to the front cover; VG+ otherwise. BAL 10530. E&L A2a. Supino 2.5.0. First binding state. Edition of 1578 copies. The Master's second book. ; Octavo.

    Book ID: 49807
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  • TYPHOON and other stories by CONRAD, Joseph
    CONRAD, Joseph
    TYPHOON and other stories

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Heinemann, 1903. Dark grey cloth gilt. pp (8), 304. Minor rubbing to outer corners; yellowing to page edges; bit of foxing to endpapers; else a VG+ nice copy. Variant without ads at rear (no priority assigned). Integral half-title leaf. Cagle A8b, binding b, with all edges trimmed. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49709
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  • ORWELL, George
    "Unpublished Notebooks"

    London: Contained on pp 21-44 of World Review, New Series 16, June, 1950. Also contains an article on Orwell by Bertrand Russell, a personal memoir by T.R. Fyvel, and contributions by Muggeridge, Spender, Herbert Read, Aldous Huxley, and others. Outer corners a little splayed, VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise. ; Quarto

    Book ID: 49633
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  • VERSES by WHITE, T.H.
    WHITE, T.H.
    VERSES

    Edition: First printing

    Alderney: Privately printed for the author at then Shenval Press, 1962. Quarter bound in white sheepskin vellum and red cloth, marble patterned endpapers, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed, In the original plain acetate wrapper. Frontispiece portrait of the author. #71 of an edition of 100, inscribed by the author on verso of title "Arthur Warne [heart and arrow device] Tim White". Fine copy. The book was for distribution among his friends and were usually inscribed in the same style as here. It was his last book in his lifetime. Not all of the copies were inscribed before his death. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 49617
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  • VIEWS AND REVIEWS, now first collected. Introduction by Le Roy Phillips. by JAMES, Henry
    JAMES, Henry
    VIEWS AND REVIEWS, now first collected. Introduction by Le Roy Phillips.

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Ball Publishing Company, 1908. Green cloth gilt, top edge gilt. Damp spot to lower inner corner of covers, spine very lightly darkened, bruise to lower outer corner of rear cover, VG+ otherwise. E&L A65a. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49767
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  • WAUGH, Evelyn
    WINE IN PEACE AND WAR. Illustrated by Rex Whistler

    London: Saccone & Speed, no date (1947). White illustrated boards. pp (78), [2]. 2 colour illustrations in text. In the original plain tissue wrapper. Boards just a little bowed, usual splotchy browning to pastedowns from unsatisfactory binding glue, faint foxing to free endpapers, else fine. Tissue slightly yellowed, with a short tear to rear flap fold, else fine. A short history of this Mayfair, London, wine merchant, not offered for sale. With a small light pencil inscription at end of text "A.W.R. 31.12.47". Uncommon. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49666
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  • WITHOUT BENEFIT OF CLERGY by KIPLING, Rudyard
    KIPLING, Rudyard
    WITHOUT BENEFIT OF CLERGY

    Edition: First separate edition

    New York: Doubleday and McClure, 1899. White pictorial boards printed in dark olive and light green. pp (4), 86, [2]. Spine very lightly darkened, just a mite leaned; else fine. Stewart 103. Originally published in LIFE'S HANDICAP (1891). Nice copy of a scarce little book. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 16mo

    Book ID: 49718
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  • POWYS, John Cowper
    WOOD AND STONE: a romance.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: G. Arnold Shaw. Dark blue cloth gilt lettered. Endpapers have some yellowing, 1915 ink name at front, yellowing to page edges, spine gilt just a mite dulled, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. The author's first novel, sixthth book. Thomas A6 notes three bindings but assigns no priority.This is the variant with spine title lettering 1/4 inch high and no publisher's device at foot. An edition of 3000 copies.; Octavo

    Book ID: 51143
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  • CONRAD, Joseph
    YOUTH. TYPHOON. THE END OF THE TETHER. With an Introduction by Leo Gurko and illustrations by Robert Shore

    Avon, CT: Heritage Press, 1972. Quarter bound in light blue cloth and colour illustrated boards, sprinkled page edges, 7 colour illustrations. Spine slightly sunned, else fine in fine dark blue card slipcase. With the issue of the Sandglass brochure laid in. 1.5 kg parcel; Quarto

    Book ID: 49761
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