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Click on the image to see an enlarged version BIRD,  Isabella L. (Mrs. J.F. Bishop)

Original handwrittn letter signed 'Isabella L Bird'. Written from 16 Oakley Square London N.W., Tuesday Evening [1874?]. To Dr Blaikie

Single sheet, folded, written on 3 sides. A couple of small tears to fold, not affecting the text. A very good letter, easy to read 'On Friday or Saturday I hope to send you my first paper on the Sandwich Islands. I hope the sub-editor will not take this as any encouragement to put in unwarranted announcements for the future, and that you will regard it as a work of most meritorious supererogation.' Bird goes on to discuss three weeks spent on Oban, the 'division' and 'bad spirit' among a section of the congregation there, and the 'quiet heroism' of the pastor during his illness and on his deathbed. She goes on to deplore the weather in London 'hotter by far than the Sandwich Islands', and ends with an account of hearing the Bishop of Carlisle 'preach a most childish sermon to a miniscule crowd in the nave of Westminister Abbey last Sunday'. Isabella Bird published Six Months in the Sandwich Islands, among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs and Volcanoes in 1874. The Rev. Dr. William Gordon Blaikie, divine, theologian, writer, was the Scottish editor of The Sunday Magazine from 1864  283925       $395

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version [DARWIN] FITZROY,  Captain Robert, King, Captain Phillip Parker, & Darwin, Charles

Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle Between the Years 1826 and 1836. Describing Their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. 3 volumes in 4

London, Henry Colburn, 1839. First edition 48 plates & charts after King, Fitzroy, Augustus Earle & Conrad Martens, 8 folding maps in rear pockets [2 in facsimile, one each from the Fitzroy and King volumes]. Apart from the 2 folded maps in facsimile, all plates, charts and maps are present, as are the half titles, and advertisments to Vol. 4. A handsome set The first volume 'Proceedings of the First Expedition 1826-1830' King's (the first Australian-born hydrographer), account of the expedition which surveyed the coasts of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. The second volume 'Proceedings of the Second Expedition 1831-1836' and the appendix volume describe the second voyage of the Beagle under Captain Fitzroy.The third volume 'Journal and Remarks 1832-1836 by Charles Darwin Esq. M. A.', is Darwin's account of the Beagle's voyage. This is the first issue of Darwin's first published book  283386       $12,000

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version HELPMANN,  Robert, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh

Programme of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra signed by Laurence Olivier (Antony), Vivien Leigh (Cleopatra), and Robert Helpmann (Octavius Cesar), at St James's Theatre London, 1951. [Together with] An original black & white photograph of Robert Helpmann as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Old Vic in 1937

Helpmann joined the Vic Wells Ballet company soon after moving to London in the early 1930s. His role as Oberon in the Old Vic's A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1937 was his first purely dramatic role. (Vivien Leigh played Titania). He went on to act in, or direct, several productions for the company in the 1950s  279397       $495

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Hotel Labels 1934 - 1935. Over 230 worldwide hotel labels housed in 2 albums [23x31cms]. 31 countries are listed in the index, and the very attractive labels are tipped onto sheets, and filed under their country heading. 6 menus, dated 1934 and 1935 are also displayed

A wonderfully colourful record of a far-off Australian's overseas trip in 1934 and 1935. He or she visited 31 countries, including Japan, Java, Austria, Germany, Poland, Latvia, Italy, Iran and Yugoslavia  282748       $695

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LAMBERT, Constant] SHAWE-TAYLOR,  Desmond

Covent Garden

London, Max Parrish, 1948, first edition pp72, illustrated in colour and black & white; 8vo, illustrated boards (sl. knocked at ends of spine), else very good in clipped dust wrapper Inscribed 'Presentation to Denis Hoby, violin' and 'July 1948.' Over 90 autograph signatures (mostly musicians) are on the endpapers, headed by the composer and conductor Constant Lambert, son of the Australian painter George Lambert. From 1931, Constant Lambert was the Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Vic-Wells Ballet, and continued in this role as the company became The Royal Ballet. He conducted the first ballet (The Sleeping Beauty) and the first opera (The Fairy Queen) which opened the Royal Opera House in 1946. Other signatures of musicians include the conductor Karl Rankl and violin Harold Fairhurst. Loosely inserted is a photograph of musicians in Bavarian costume, inscribed on the back 'Royal Phil orchestra, Sir Robert Beecham, Glyneborne Sussex, season 1951, Conductor Fritz Busch, (Stage band) Don Giovanni, Mozart'  271650       $395

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version [MACARTHUR, J.] ELLIS,  H. M

John Macarthur

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1955. First edition ppxviii, 604, plates, end-paper maps; roy. 8vo, Full red morocco gilt. A fine copy The deluxe edition of only 100 copies signed by Ellis, this being No.80. This copy with the gilt insignia of the University of Adelaide (Sub Cruce Lumen) stamped on the front board, with' Postgraduate Committee in Medicine/University of Adelaide/Edward Stirling Lecturer 1958/B. K. Rank M.S' stamped in gilt  284134       $225

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      Item 7
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MILLER,  Tatlock

The Old Vic Theatre Company. A Tour of Australia and New Zealand

Printed in Sydney for The British Council, 1948 pp60, b/w photoplates; 4to, original wrappers The souvenir programme was designed and decorated by Loudon Sainthill. The company toured Australia and New Zealand, playing 'The School for Scandal', 'The Skin of our Teeth', and 'Richard the Third'. This copy signed in ink on the cover by the two stars, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, and inside by members of the cast and crew. Signed by cast members George Relph, Eileen Belden, Marcia Swinburne, Terence Morgan, Peter Cushing, Dan Cunningham, Hugh Stewart, Robert Beaumont, Thomas Heathcote, Peggy Simpson, Meg Maxwell, Georgina Jumel, Anne McGrath, Helen Black, John Barnard, George Cooper, Oliver Hunter, Tony Gavin, Jane Shirley, and crew members Stella Chitty, Emma Selby-Walker, Bill Bundy  152630       $1495

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version MOORE,  Susanna

In the Cut

London, Picador 1996. First UK edition pp180; 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket Signed 'Susanna Moore'. This sex and violence thriller has been called a 'subversive masterpiece'. The 2003 film, directed by Jane Campion and produced by Nicole Kidman, starred Meg Ryan  284126       $95

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES. BERLIN 2000 OLYMPIA SUPERVISORY BOARD.

Berlin 2000. Official Submission to Host the Games of the XXVIIth Olympiad. Boxed set of 3 folio files. Text in French and English

Berlin, 1992 presented in 3 folio files, profusely illustrated in colour, and housed in a matching slipcase. 26x32x11cms. Spotting to internal sides of box, else fine Files for Berlin's candidature to host the 2000 Games. The answers to the 23 questions posed by the International Olympic Committee to all the candidates to host the 2000 Olympics. The other bidding cities were Beijing, Manchester, Istanbul, and the winner, Sydney  283857       $695

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES.

Ephemera relating to Australia's participation in the XXth Olympic Games in Munich, 1972

10+ brochures, flyers, newsletters, stickers, relating to the 1972 Australian Olympic Appeal; plus a photograph of proposed Olympic Village accommodation  283918       $145

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      Item 11
Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES.

Ephemera relating to the visit of Mr Juan Antonio Samaranch to Australia in 1983

2 press photographs of Samaranch with the Prime Minister, Bob Hawke; booklet 'Itinerary'; media lists and information for the Press Conference , copy of Mr Samaranch's telex of thanks to Mr Julius Patching. 7 pieces  283919       $395

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      Item 12
Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES.

The Official Sydney 2000 Oympic Games Image Guidelines

Sydney, SOCOG, 1998 Loose leaf folder, divided into 12 sections, profusely illustrated in colour. In a ring binder, housed in a slipcase, and with the original blue bubble wrap carry bag. 31x32x8cm. Fine Number 1989 of 5000 copies. The 12 sections are Introduction, The Olympic Symbol, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Emblem, Basic Elements, Sporting Pictograms, Mascots, Language, Sponsorship Alliances, Extended Image, Look of the Games, Reference, and Digital Catalogue (includes 2 CDs). Text in English and French  283858       $395

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      Item 13
Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES.

Prospectus for Melbourne's 1996 Olympic Games Bid. 8 Reports titled Victoria, City of Melbourne, Marketing, Media Centre/Accommodation, Sports Events Facilities, Finance, Operations, and Cultural Festival. [Together with] XXVI Olympiad Responses to International Federations' Technical Questionnaires (cover title)

Melbourne, [1990, 1988] profusely illustrated with photos, maps, plans. 8 folio hardback books plus 4to in spirex backed wrappers (Responses). All housed in a flip-top slipcase, with the Seal of the Lord Mayor of Melbourne. 37x39x14cms. Fine The title-page of Responses reads 'ASOIF Questionairre for the Candidate Cities for the Organisation of the 1992 Olympic Games. City of Melbourne Responses'. Melbourne took initial steps to bid for the 1992 Games, but Brisbane submitted Australia's bid. In any event, the 1992 Games were awarded to Barcelona, and the 1996 Olympics to Atlanta, USA  283859       $895

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES. SKIADARESSE,  Zoe

An album of prints published by the Agricultural Bank of Greece. Part of the Athens bid for the 1996 Olympiad (awarded to Atlanta). 10 lithographs and accompanying text, in the original velure chemise and cardboard mailing box. 37x37x2.5

Athens, 1990 The lithographs represent themes inspired by the classical Olympic Games - jumping, running, javelin, discus throwing, horse racing, chariot racing, wrestling, pancratium, boxing and the wreathed athlete. With the accompanying text hand signed by Zoe Skiadaresse and a repesentative of the Bank, and numbered 271/500 . Inserted is a typed letter signed to Phillip Cole, IOC member for Australia, by George Andreadis, President of the I.Y.R.U  283861       $295

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES.

Three typed letters (carbon copies), two on the letterhead of the Australian Olympic Federation. The first, written from Little Collins Street Melbourne, is signed in ink by the Secretary-Treasurer, Edgar S. Tanner. He references arrangements for clothing, victualling and equipment for Australia's 1948 Olympic team. Tanner encloses a letter from the organising committee for London's 1948 Olympics concerning food rationing and provision for overseas athletes to bring their own supplementary food. 'Each individual may bring with him food not exceeding 25 lbs in weight, but the parcel must include 5 different kinds of food, not exceeding 5 lbs each'. The third letter, with the address overstamped 10 O'Connell Sreet Sydney and dated 7th January 1948, is signed in ink by the Chairman, H. G. Alderson, and addressed to the Australian Prime Minister, Right Hon. J. B. Chifley. Chifley was Treasurer as well as Prime Minister, and Alderson's letter is in fact a begging letter, asking for Government funds towards Australia's participation in the Games. 'In this connection we desire to point out that the estimated cost per head amounts to L400 compared with L200 per head in 1936 when Australia was represented in Berlin. And again only this week we were advised by the British Olympic Committee that housing costs will be greater by L40 per head than we had estimated'

4 pages, typed only on one side The games of the XIVth Olympiad were held in London in 1948. Alderson ends his letter to Chifley '...our Commonwealth of Australia, which has reached such great heights internationally, has a duty to assist the British people to make the 1948 Olympic Games in London such a success as to make us all feel proud of the British Commonwealth of Nations in the field of amateur sports'  283860       $595

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version OLYMPIC GAMES. TIRADO,  Maria Dolores

Felices Riestas y Ano Nuevo. Colour of the Olympic Rings. Silkscreen signed and numbered 115/150

housed in a cloth chemise. 35x37x2cm Part of Spain's bid to host the 1998 Winter Games (awarded to Nagano, Japan)  283867       $195

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      Item 17
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SWIFT,  Jonathan

Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, first a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several ships. 2 volumes

London, Benjamin Motte, 1726, first edition portrait, 6 engraved plates, including 5 maps; 8vo, bound in calf antique, morocco labels, edges gilt. Fine clean copies, with wide margins Teerinck 'AA' edition. Frontis. portrait of Gulliver in second state as is correct, conforming with all of Teerinck's 'AA' points except that the general titles of both volumes are 'B', a noted variant feature of some 'AA' copies. Teerink 290. The bibliography of Gulliver is notoriously a quagmire. The Swift bibliographer, Herman Teerink, was a Dutchman whose own collection of Swiftiana was destroyed by Allied bombing in the prelude to the Arnhem disaster of 1944. Gulliver's Travels, as the work is commonly known, is one of the landmarks of English literature, a supreme satire on politics, science, social customs and human relationships. Yet the conceits of the tiny people of Lilliput and the giants of Brobdingnag have given it great popularity as a story for children and as a subject for illustrators. Collectors of Australiana have a weakness for the work because the longitutude and latitude for the city of Blefuscu, the enemy of Lilliput, situates it in South Australia.  23834       $20,000

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      Item 18
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E. G. Waterhouse Of Eryldene. By Mary Armati with a foreword by Norman Cowper. Decorated by Paul Jones. Plus a small archive of autograph material - including 2 letters (on paper headed The Australian Camellia Research Society, dated 1967 & 1972) a postcard sent from London in 1975, and some notes about gardens, all signed or initialled by Waterhouse to Allan Swinbourne (a fellow camellia expert)

Sydney, Fine Arts Press, 1977, first, limited edition pp112, b/w and col. plates, dec. endpapers; sm. 4to, cloth. Faint foxing to prelims, else fine 1 of 550 numbered copies signed by Mary Armati and Paul Jones. In 1936 Waterhouse, (1881-1977), Professor of German at Sydney University, moved into 'Eryldene' on Sydney's North Shore, designed and built by William Hardy Wilson, and established the famous garden of more than 700 varieties of camellia. (He taught himself Japanese in order to 'talk camellias' with Japanese experts). In 1952 Waterhouse established the Australian Camellia Research Society, and became the first President of the International Camellia Society in 1962. The letters and card, written by a very elderly Waterhouse, are full of thanks to Swinbourne for his help and work in the Society, and the notes are hand written suggestions for gardens to be included in Field Days. These include Waterhouse's initialled comments on the gardens  284133       $295

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      Item 19
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WOOLF,  Virginia

Walter Sickert: A Conversation

London, Hogarth Press, 1934. First edition pp28, 8vo, wrappers illustrated by Vanessa Bell. Some tanning to wrappers, neat owner name, else very good Woolmer 335. Kirkpatrick A20  260384       $145

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      Item 20
Click on the image to see an enlarged version YEATS  W.B

The Tower

London, Macmillan & Co, 1928. First edition pp110, 2, 8vo, in the original decorated cloth gilt designed (and initialled) by Tom Sturge Moore. Very faint flecking to leading panel of the front board. A very good copy of one of the most important volumes of 20th century poetry, and one of the most beautifully designed Review slip from Macmillan loosely inserted. With the 1928 owner signature of Gavin Long, journalist and historian and general editor of the official history of Australia in WWII, and the author of three of the volumes. Wade 158  283792       $595

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version ANDERSEN,  Hans Christian

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson

London, Folio Society, 1995/2009 pp290, colour & b/w ills. 4to, illustrated cloth gilt. Fine in slipcase  279242       $45

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      Item 22
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [AUSTEN,  J.]

The Northanger Set Of Jane Austen Horrid Novels. Edited by Devendra P. Varma. Set of 7 vols. Castle of Wolfenbach (contains the editor's preface to the set); Clermont, The Mysterious Warning, The Necromancer, The Midnight Bell, The Orphan of the Rhine, Horrid Mysteries

London, Folio Society, 1968. First editions thus woodblocks by Joan Hassall; 8vos, black gilt stamped cloth. A little spotting, else very good - no slipcase Collection of the 18th century gothic novels famously mentioned in Austen's Northanger Abbey  238384       $650

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      Item 23
Click on the image to see an enlarged version AUSTEN,  Jane

Mansfield Park. Introduction by Richard Church

London, 1959, 1st Folio Society edition illus. by Joan Hassall; 8vo, cloth spine, boards. Spine faded, else very good in sl. worn & marked slipcase  261020       $25

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version AUSTEN,  Jane

Northanger Abbey. Intro. by Richard Church. Wood engravings by Joan Hassell

London, Folio Society, 1960, first edition thus pp224, b/w ills, 8vo, cloth. Spine sunned, else very good without slipcase  282939       $25

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version AUSTEN,  Jane

Sense & Sensibility. Introduction by Richard Church

London, Folio Society, 1958/60 pp286, wood-engravings by Joan Hassall; 8vo, cloth backed papered boards. Spine sunned, else a good copy without slipcase  279157       $25

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version AUSTEN,  Jane

Shorter Works. Introductions by Richard Church

London, Folio Society, 1975/1978 wood-engravings by Joan Hassall; 8vos, cloth backed papered boards. Very good in spotted slipcase Includes the complete novels 'Lady Susan' and 'Love and Friendship', the minor novels, the fragments, 'The Watsons', 'Sanditon', 'Catharine', and 'The History of England'  282829       $25

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version BARBER,  Richard, Editor

The Pastons. A family in the wars of the roses. Edited by Richard Barber, illus. with col. reproductions of the Devonshire tapestries

London, 1981/2001 pp308, col. illus., maps on end-papers; roy. 8vo, qtr. cloth with contrasting dec. cloth. Fine in slipcase  225272       $35

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version BRILLAT-SAVARIN,  J A

The Physiology Of Taste. Translated by Anne Drayton. Introduction by Tom Jaine

London, Folio Society, 2008 ppxii, 362, colour ills; 4to, pictorial cloth boards. Neat owner name, else fine in slipcase  278955       $35

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      Item 29
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CAREY,  Peter

Oscar and Lucinda. Preface by Peter Kemp, illustrations by Katherine Streeter

London, Folio Society, 2009, first edition thus ppxviii, 414. Roy.8vo, illustrated cloth. A fine copy in the box Australian author Peter Carey's Booker Prize winning novel was adapted for the screen by Laura Jones  284111       $45

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      Item 30
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [COLERIDGE]

Coleridge Among The Lakes and Mountains. From His Notebooks, Letters and Poems 1794-1804. Selected and edited by Roger Hudson

London, Folio Press, 1991 pp256, col. & b/w ills; roy. 8vo, illus. cloth. Fine in slip-case  245668       $35

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      Item 31
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CREEVEY,  Thomas

The Creevey Papers. Edited and with a biography of Thomas Creevey by John Gore

London, 1963/1970 ppxvi,336, illustrated with contemporary portraits and prints; 8vo, green buckram with a design in gold by Madeline Dinkel. Owner name (A. Mackerras) Very good in slipcase Folio Society 277  221741       $30

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      Item 32
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A Book Of Mediterranean Food and other writings. Preface by Julian Barnes, decorations by John Minton, watercolours by Sophie MacCarthy

London, Folio Society, 2005/2007 ppxxii,266, b/w and colour illustrations; roy. 8vo, decorated boards, cloth spine. As new in slipcase This Folio Society publication of David's first book, reprises John Minton's original illustrations, as well as Sophie MacCarthy's stunning colour watercolours  284136       $35

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      Item 33
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DETMOLD,  E.J., illustrator

The Arabian Nights. Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

London, Folio Society, 1999/2002 pp240, 12 full-page colour plates; 4to, gilt stamped pictorial cloth. Faint spotting, else fine in the slipcase  279239       $45

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The Leopard. Translated from the Italian by Archibald Colquhoun. Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan, drawings by Ian Ribbons

London, Folio Society, 1988, first edition thus pp186, col.&b/w ills. 8vo, cloth.-backed boards. Sl. leaning to spine, neat owner name, else very good without slipcase  279023       $25

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version DOYLE,  Arthur Conan

Sherlock Holmes. The complete stories. First Series, short stories.[Together with] Stories, second series, novels. 9 volumes in 2 boxes

London, Folio Society, 1993, 1994 8vos, illustrated cloth, [silhouettes of Holmes and Watson advance across the 9 volumes]. Very good in the [internally foxed] slipcases  284131       $245

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      Item 36
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ELIZABETH I]. MILTON,  Giles

Big Chief Elizabeth. How England's adventurers gambled and won the New World. With a new Preface by the author

London, Folio Society, 2011. First edition ppxxii, 296, colour photoplates, maps; roy. 8vo, pictorial cloth. As new in the slipcase  284135       $35

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      Item 37
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ELIZABETH I]. PERRY,  Maria

Elizabeth. The Word of a Prince. A Life from Contemporary Documents. By Maria Perry

London, Folio Society, 1990. First edition pp352, profusely illustrated in col. & b/w; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in slip case  244498       $35

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      Item 38
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Colour. Travels through the Paintbox

London, Folio Society, 2009, first edition thus ppxxiv, 424, b/w and colour plates, maps; roy. 8vo, pictorial cloth. Fine in fine slipcase A scholarly and beautiful book which combines science with art. The chapter on Ochre, pages 25 to 62, deal with Aboriginal art and the Dreaming  284138       $65

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      Item 39
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Folio 21. A bibliography of the Folio Society 1947-1967. With an appraisal by Sir Francis Meynell

London, Folio Press, 1968 pp208, illus; 4to, cloth. Some spotting to prelims, else very good in slipcase  281301       $45

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Folio 1968-71. A bibliography of the Folio Society. With an introduction by Hugh Williamson

London, Folio Press, 1972, first edition pp60, illus; 8vo, cloth. Fine in slipcase  281300       $25

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      Item 41
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My Brilliant Career. Intro. by Joan Aiken. Drawings by Dodie Masterman

London, Folio Society, 1983, first edition thus pp256, line ills; 8vo, dec. cloth, Faint foxing to top edges. Owner name, else very good without slipcase  278994       $25

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      Item 42
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GRIGSON,  Jane

Good Things

London, Folio Society, 2009/2013 ppviii, 334, colour illus. by Alice Tait. Large 8vo, illutrated cloth. A fine copy in the slipcase 'A book about enjoying food'  282772       $30

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      Item 43
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HAMILTON,  Anthony

Memoirs Of Count Gramont. Translated by Horace Walpole, edited with an introduction by David Hughes

London, Folio Society, 1965, first edition pp256, plates; roy. 8vo, cloth gilt. Spine sl. faded, neat owner name, very good in sl. damaged slipcase  224194       $25

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      Item 44
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HOBHOUSE,  Henry

Seeds of Change. Six Plants That Transformed the World

London, Folio Society, 2007, first edition thus ppxxiv, 372, b/w and colour plates, maps; roy. 8vo, decorated boards, cloth spine. A few faint spots to edges, else fine in fine slipcase  284137       $35

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      Item 45
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The Grand Tour. 1592-1796

London, Folio Society, 1993 pp270, maps, col. plates, text ills; 8vo, illustrated cloth. Fine in slip case  226278       $50

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      Item 46
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HUDSON,  Roger, editor

Travels of a Victorian Photographer. The photographs of Francis Frith. With texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson

London, Folio Society, 2001, first edition pp298, sepia photographs; 8vo, pictorial cloth. A fine copy in fine slip-case  278941       $25

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      Item 47
Click on the image to see an enlarged version JEROME,  Jerome K

My Life and Times. Introduction by Joseph Connolly

London, Folio Society, 1992, 1st edition pp224, b/w photoplates; 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. sunned slipcase  254431       $25

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      Item 48
Click on the image to see an enlarged version JOYCE,  James

Dubliners. The corrected text with an Explanatory Note by Robert Scholes. Contemporary photographs by Dr J. J. Clarke

London, Folio Society, 2003, 1st thus pp230, sepia photos. 8vo, cloth. Neat owner name, else fine in illus. slipcase  278967       $25

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      Item 49
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Schindler's Ark. Introduction by Keneally, illustrations by Tim Laing

London, Folio Society, 2009. First edition thus ppxviii, b/w illus., endpaper plans; 8vo, pictorial cloth. Fine in slipcase The Australian writer Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize winning novel was made into a film directed by Steven Spielberg in 1993  284121       $45

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Click on the image to see an enlarged version LEESON,  Edward, selected and introduced by

The Folio Book of Humorous Verse. Illustrations by Posy Simmonds

London, Folio Society, 2002, first edition ppxvi, 264, colour illustrations; roy. 8vo, pictorial cloth. Fine in the slipcase  284030       $35

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      Item 51
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LEWIS,  Matthew

The Monk. Introduction by Debendra P Varma, wood-engravings by George Tute

London, Folio Society, 1984. First edition thus 8vo, black cloth spine, marbled boards. Very good in the slipcase The sado-erotic novel, first published in 1795, was met with such storms of condemnation and accusations of obscenity, that Lewis revised it for (the many) subsequent. editions. This Folio Society edition reprints the full text of the first edition  283006       $45

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      Item 52
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MACDONALD,  Lynn, edited and introduced by

Anthem for Doomed Youth. Poets of the Great War

London, Folio Society, 2003/2000 ppxxiv, 270, photo ills; 8vo, illustrated cloth. Fine in slip case  284033       $45

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      Item 53
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MITFORD,  Nancy

Love in a Cold Climate. Introduction by Pauline Tennant, illustrated by Roland Pym

London, The Folio Society, 1992 pp242, b/w ills. 8vo [140x220mm], pictorial cloth boards. Fine in the slipcase  278985       $35

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      Item 54
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The Pursuit of Love. Introduction by Hugo Vickers illustrated by Roland Pym

London, The Folio Society, 1991/1992 pp202, b/w ills. 8vo [140X220mm], attractive pictorial cloth boards. Top edge lightly spotted, else fine in the slipcase  278986       $35

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Ill Met By Moonlight. Introduction by M. R. D. Foot. Prologue and Epilogue by Iain Moncreiffe. Afterword by Patrick Leigh Fermor

London, Folio Society, 2001. First edition thus pp214, photoplates, 8vo, illus. cloth. An extract from Leigh Fermor's letters to Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, about the action in the book, is pasted onto front fly. Owner name, else a very good copy without slipcase The exciting true story of the kidnapping of a German General from his headquarters in Crete, in 1944, by two young British officers, one of whom was Leigh Fermor  278957       $25

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      Item 56
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History Of The War In The Peninsula. Edited & with an introduction by Brian Connell. Maps by K.C. Jordan

London, Folio Society, 1974/1973 pp332, illus; 8vo, cloth gilt, slipcase, owner name on title-page else fine  258097       $30

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      Item 57
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East Of The Sun And West Of The Moon. Old Tales from the North. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

London, Folio Society, 2000, 1st edition thus pp204, colour plates, b/w illustrations; 4to, cloth gilt. Foxing to edges; else fine in fine slipcase  282778       $55

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      Item 58
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Byzantium. 3 volumes. The Early Centuries, The Apogee, Decline and Fall

London, Folio Society, 2003. First edition thus Col. & b/w plates, maps; roy. 8vos, dec. cloth. Fine in slipcase  278917       $245

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      Item 59
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Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac

London, Folio Society, 1998/2002 pp186, colour & b/w ills. 4to, illustrated cloth gilt. Slight spotting to edges, else fine in slipcase  279243       $55

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      Item 60
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The Jubilee Years 1887-1897

London, Folio Society, 1996. First edition pp240, colour & b/w plates, 4to, ill. boards, cloth spine. Fine in fine silpcase (sticky mark on back) England in the late nineteenth century  222196       $25

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      Item 61
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The Qur'an. An Interpretation by Marmaduke Pickthall

London, Folio Society, 2008, first edition ppxxviii, 516; roy. 8vo, cream cloth decorated in blue and gold. Owner name, else a fine copy in the slipcase  284122       $85

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      Item 62
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Grimm's Fairy Tales. Translated by Mrs Edgar Lucas. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

London, Folio Society, 1996/2002 pp320, colour & b/w ills. by Rackham. 4to, illustrated cloth gilt. A couple of very faint fox spots to edges, else fine in slipcase  279241       $65

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      Item 63
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Clarissa or the History of a Young Lady... Edited & with notes by Angus Ross, Introduction by Angus Wilson, Illustrated by Simon Brett. 2 volumes

London, Folio Society, 1991, first edition thus Large 8vos, cloth-backed watered silk boards.Neat bookplates of James Fairfax, else fine without slipcase  248924       $55

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      Item 64
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The Pre-Raphaelites And Their World. A Personal View. From 'Some Reminiscences' and other writings of Rossetti. Introduction and Epilogue by Angela Thirlwell

London, Folio Society, 1995. 1st thus pp234, colour & b/w plates; 4to, pictorial cloth. Fine in slipcase  243385       $45

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      Item 65
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Scott's Last Expedition The personal journals of: introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs

London, 1964, 1st Folio Society edition pp324, b/w photographs with maps on endpapers; 8vo, cloth with a design in gold by Brian Paine. Spine sl. darkened, else fine in slipcase  283265       $45

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      Item 66
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[Plays] King Henry V (1976); King Henry VIII (1974); King Richard III [1961]; Henry VI Parts I,II,III [1967, 3 vols]; King John [1973]; King Richard II [1958/1961]; King Henry IV Part I [1965], Part II [1975]; Twelfth Night [1966]; The Tempest [1971]; All's Well That End's Well [1963]; As You Like It [1953/1959]; The Winter's Tale [1975]; The Merchant of Venice [1975]; Two Gentlemen of Verona [1974]; Pericles Prince of Tyre [1972]; Love's Labours Lost [1959]; A Midsummer Night's Dream [1957/1961]; The Taming of the Shrew [1961]; Measure for Measure [1964]; Much Ado About Nothing [1976]; The Comedy of Errors [1969]; The Merry Wives of Windsor [1974]; The Tragedy of King Lear [1956/1960]; Antony and Cleopatra [1952/1963]; The Tragedy of Macbeth [1951/1964]; Cymbeline [1976]; Coriolanus [1975]; Titus Andronicus [1970]; The Tragedy of Othello [1955/1962]; Troilus and Cressida [1968]; The Tragedy of Hamlet [1954/1961]; Timon of Athens [1976]; Romeo and Juliet [1950/1960]; Julius Caesar [1962]. [Tog. with] The Sonnets [1972] 38 volumes

London, Folio Society, 1960-1976 (many first editions thus) Colour illustrations; 8vos, matching dec. cloth. Fading to two or three spines, else very good in the slipcases (two with sidessplitting) Until the Folio Society published The Two Noble Kinsmen at the end of the 1990s, these 37 volumes constituted the complete Folio Society plays. 10 Histories, 12 Tragedies, and 15 Comedies published between 1950 and 1976 as a matched set. Each volume has an Introduction by a renowned Shakespeare actor, director or scholar, including Sir Richard Burton, Sir Ralph Richardson, Sir Laurence Olivier, Paul Scofield and Nevill Coghill  284081       $995

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The Song Of Songs. Copper engravings by Ru Van Rossem

London, Folio Society, 1967/1972 pp22, 6 full-page b/w plates; sm. 4to, silk covered boards. Cloth coming away from extremities, owner name, else very good in slip-case  224201       $25

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      Item 68
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Travels With A Donkey

London, Folio Society, 1967/1978 pp136, b/w illus. by Edward Ardizzone; 8vo, pictorial cloth. Fine in slipcase  255586       $30

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      Item 69
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Ballet Shoes. A story of three children on the stage. Introduced by Jacqueline Wilson

London, Foliio Society, 2009. First edition thus ppxiv, 204, colour illus. by Inga Moore ; 8vo, illus. boards, cloth spine. Fine in slipcase  283112       $35

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      Item 70
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The Gunpowder Plot. Translated from the Italian of the Stonyhurst Manuscript, edited and annotated by Francis Edwards, S. J.

London, Folio Society, 1973. First edition thus pp258, b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Owner name, else a very good copy in like slipcase  224247       $25

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      Item 71
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Lives Of The Artists. A selection translated by George Bull. 3 volumes

London, Folio Sociey, 1993. First edition thus profusely illus. with colour plates; sm. 4tos, dec. cloth gilt. Very good in slipcase  284028       $105

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      Item 72
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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs. Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Lesley Blanch

London, Folio Society, 1964. First edition pp378, b/w illus; 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. scraped slipcase  284026       $25

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      Item 73
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In Flanders Field. The 1917 Campaign

London, Folio Society, 2005/2003 pp298, photoplates, 8vo, pictorial cloth. Fine in fine slipcase  282372       $25

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      Item 74
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The Diary Of A Country Parson. Selected by David Hughes

London, Folio Society, 1992, 1st edition thus pp446, b/w. engravings by Ian Stephens; 8vo, linen spine, marbled boards. Bookplate, else fine in slipcase  284031       $25

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Holiday Reading

      Item 75
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Albion. The Origins of the English Imagination

London, Chatto & Windus, 2002 ppxxii, 516, b/w plates; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket  284144       $45

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      Item 76
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One Fat Englishman

London, Gollancz, 1963, First edition pp192, 8vo, cloth. Very good in fine dust jacket (price clipped)  220501       $25

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      Item 77
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The Fourth Victim

London, 1958, first edition pp728, 8vo; roy. 8vo, cloth, edges spotted, else very good in fine dust wrapper Murder mystery  284156       $25

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      Item 78
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Moscow Metal

London, Gollancz Crime, 1988, first UK edition pp264, 8vo, cloth. Very good in d/w Spy thriller set in the USA  284140       $25

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      Item 79
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Death Upon A Spear

London, Gollancz, 1986. First edition pp184, 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dustwrapper A light-hearted thriller that nevertheless tells the reader much about the position of the Aborigines in modern Australia. Hosanna Brown is the pen name of the Australian academic Robert Dixon. Inscribed by 'Hosanna Brown'  227301       $35

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      Item 80
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The Grand Century Of The Lady

London, Gordon Cremosi, 1976 pp184, b/w & colour plates & illus; 4to, decorated boards, morocco spine, gilt lettering. Very good in the slipcase Regency & Georgian elegance in the age of Romance & Revolution 1720-1820. A very attractive book covering everything from marriages of convenience to gambling and revolutionary ladies in the time of Jane Austen and Fanny Burney  283946       $75

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      Item 81
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The Saint Steps In

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1944. Reprint pp192, 8vo, cloth, edges spotted, else very good in dust jacket (small chips, price clipped)  284150       $25

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      Item 82
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Senor Saint

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. First UK edition pp192, 8vo, cloth, faint spotting to top edge, else very good in dust jacket (price clipped) Four Latin-American adventures  284151       $30

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      Item 83
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X Esquire

London, Ward Lock, n.d. (reprint) pp254, 8vo, cloth, edges foxed, else very good in dust jacket (small chips, price clipped) The first novel by the Chinese/British author, first published in 1927, better known as the creator of 'The Saint'  284152       $25

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      Item 84
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Clarice Cliff

London, 2005, first edition pp328, b/w illustrations; 8vo, cloth. Fine in dust jacket Biography of the Art Deco ceramic designer  283850       $45

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      Item 85
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The Hare with the Amber Eyes

London, Chatto & Windus, 2011. First illustrated edition pp418, illustrated in colour. 4to, hardback, illustrated endpapers. Fine A beautifully produced book telling the story of the celebrated collection of Nesuke which survived occupied Vienna and post-war Tokyo  283849       $45

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      Item 86
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Duveen by S.N. Behrman

Boston, Little Brown, 1972, first illustrated edition pp232, colour plates & b/w line ills; 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. marked dust jacket with a 2cm closed tear Biography of the most spectacular art and antiques dealer of all time  250598       $25

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      Item 87
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Edward Jenner 1749-1823

London, Andre Deutsch, 1991. First edition pp362, b/w photoplates. Roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine d/w Biography of the man who developed the vaccine against smallpox  283961       $25

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      Item 88
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A Passage to India. Introduction by Peter Burra. Notes by the Author

London, Dent, 1980 pp242; sm. 8vo, hardbaclk. Owner name, small price sticker mark, else fine in price clipped dustwrapper Everyman's Library 972  282142       $25

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      Item 89
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Night Sky

New York, William Morrow, 1984 pp632, endpaper maps. Roy. 8vo, cloth, spine leaning, edges sl. spotted, else very good in dust wrapper Francis' first novel. Her knowledge of the sea and boats comes in handy in this finely plotted novel  284154       $25

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      Item 90
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Requiem

London, 1991, first edition pp728, 8vo; roy. 8vo, cloth, edges spotted, else very good in fine dust wrapper Francis' fourth novel. Signed 'Clare Francis'  284155       $45

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      Item 91
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [FREUD, L] BERNARD,  Bruce, & Derek Birdsall, editors

Lucian Freud: introduction by Bruce Bernard

London, Cape, 1996. First edition pp360, colour plates. Cloth, hardback [300x300mm]. Fine in fine dust jacket '...the definitive book of this great painter. it draws together many unknown and unpublished early works and reproduces all the later masterpieces'  283840       $165

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      Item 92
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Lucian Freud Paintings

London, Thames & Hudson, 1987. First edition pp136, colour & b/w plates. Folio, cloth, hardback, [250x280mm]. Slight foxing to prelims, else fine in fine dust jacket The Australian art critic's major reappraisal of Freud's work  283842       $95

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      Item 93
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A Clear Conscience

London, Bantam, 1994, first edition pp224, 8vo, cloth. Tanning to edges, else fine in fine dust jacket Signed 'Frances Fyfield'  283949       $35

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      Item 94
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Deep Sleep

London, Heinemann, 1991, first edition pp198, 8vo, cloth. Edges tanning else fine in fine dust jacket Signed 'Frances Fyfield'  277365       $35

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      Item 95
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Perfectly Pure and Good

London, Bantam, 1994, first edition pp208 8vo, cloth. Tanning to edges, a scrape on lower edges, else very good in fine d/w The second novel featuring lawyer and parttime tart, Sarah Fortune. Signed 'Frances Fyfield'  283950       $35

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      Item 96
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A Question Of Guilt

London, Heinemann, 1988, first edition pp218, 8vo, cloth. Faint tanning to edges, else fine in fine d/w The first novel by the criminal lawyer. Signed 'Frances Fyfield'  243411       $55

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      Item 97
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Shadows on the Mirror

London, Heinemann, 1991, first edition pp162, 8vo, cloth. Tanning to edges, else fine in dust jacket Signed 'Frances Fyfield'. Her second crime novel  283948       $45

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      Item 98
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Trial By Fire

London, Heinemann, 1990, first edition pp212, 8vo, cloth. Tanning to edges, else fine in dust jacket Signed 'Frances Fyfield'  236826       $45

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      Item 99
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Without Consent

London, Bantam, 1994, first edition pp220, 8vo, cloth. Tanning to edges, else fine in fine d/w Signed 'Frances Fyfield'  283951       $35

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      Item 100
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Paid and Loving Eyes

London, Century, 1993, first edition pp280, 8vo, cloth, paper tanned, else very good in fine dust jacket Crime novel featuring antiques dealer Lovejoy - as featured in the BBC crime series starring Ian McShane  284143       $25

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      Item 101
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Bitter Business

London, Hutchinson, 1996, 1st UK edition, pp308, 8vo, cloth. Paper slightly browning at edges, else very good in fine dust jacket A gripping crime novel which mixes high society with the legal and business worlds  283864       $25

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      Item 102
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Half Light

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1992, first edition pp316. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket Signed 'Frances Hegarty'  283952       $35

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      Item 103
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The Black Moth

London, Heinemann, 1929 (reprint, same year as first edition) pp326, 8vo,original red cloth. Faint tanning to edges, ekse a very good copy in a good dust jacket (slightly worn at edges) A very early Heyer  284147       $75

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      Item 104
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Charity Girl

London, Bodley Head, 1970, 1st edition pp254, 8vo, cloth. Very good in the unclipped dust jacket  283833       $25

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      Item 105
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The Convenient Marriage

Melbourne/London, Heinemann, 1950, first Australian edition pp288, 8vo, cloth. Paper tanned, else very good in original, clipped, dust wrapper  279608       $45

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      Item 106
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Death In The Stocks

London, Longmans, 1935. First edition pp300, 8vo, cloth. Foxing, mainly to prelims and finals, else very good in a facsimile dust jacket Heyer's first crime novel  283832       $145

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      Item 107
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Detection Unlimited

London, Thriller Book Club, [1950s] pp244 8vo, cloth. Paper tanning, else very good in sl. chipped d/w  265047       $25

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      Item 108
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Simon The Coldheart

London, Heinemann, 1978. New edition pp286, 8vo, cloth. top edges spotted, else fine in fine, unclipped dust jacket  283839       $35

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      Item 109
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The Talisman Ring

London, Heinemann, 1936. First edition pp298, 16. 8vo, cloth, gilt lettering. Edges foxed, else very good in original dust wrapper  279606       $195

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      Item 110
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These Old Shades

London, Heinemann, 1929 (reprint) pp352, 8vo,original red cloth. Tanning to edges, else a very good copy in a good dust jacket An early copy of one of Heyer's most loved novels (first published in 1926)  284148       $85

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      Item 111
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The Unknown Ajax

Melbourne, 1959. 1st Aust. edition pp316, 8vo, cloth. Very good in the unclipped Barbosa dust jacket  265265       $45

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      Item 112
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Georgette Heyer's Regency World

London, Heinemann, 2005. First edition ppxviii, 382, b/w line illus. Roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in dust jacket. Signed 'Jennifer Kloester'. Includes a bibliography of Heyer's Regency novels  283845       $45

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      Item 113
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Any Place I Hang My Hat

New York, Scribner, 2004, first edition pp382, 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket  283956       $30

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      Item 114
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Lily White

London, Michael Joseph, 1992, first U.K. edition pp316. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket  283953       $25

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      Item 115
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Past Perfect

New York, Scribner, 2007, first edition pp342, 8vo, cloth. Very good in fine dust jacket  283966       $30

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      Item 116
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The Remains of the Day

London, Faber, 1989, (reprint the same year as first edition] pp246. 8vo, cloth. Faint spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket The Japanese/British author won the Booker Prize for this novel. The film starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson was based on it  284159       $35

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      Item 117
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Time to be in Earnest. A fragment of autobiography

London, Faber, 1999, first edition ppxiv,282,photoplates. 8vo; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper  284157       $45

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      Item 118
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The Black Italian

London, 1985. New edition pp240, 8vo, hard cover. Very good in like dust jacket  220220       $25

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      Item 119
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I Met Murder

London, Modern Publishing Co., n.d pp184, 8vo, cloth. paper tanned, else good in sl. creased dust jacket  221254       $25

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      Item 120
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The Laughing Fish

London, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1960. First edition pp250, 8vo, cloth, hard cover. A fine copy (no faults or inscription) in a very good dust jacket Features Jepson's ingenue sleuth, Eve Gill  153684       $55

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      Item 121
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Letter to a Dead Girl

London, Macmillan, 1971. First edition pp222; 8vo, hard cover. Fine in fine [price-clipped] dust jacket Jepson's last book  153683       $55

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      Item 122
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Man Dead

London, Collins Crime Club, n.d. [1951] pp188 [4]. 8vo, hard cover, spine sl. leaning, name on fly, else very good in very sl. chipped dust jacket  153475       $35

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      Item 123
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Noise in the Night

London, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First edition pp250, 8vo, hard cover. Spine leaning, edges foxed, else good in [price-clipped] dust jacket  153682       $65

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      Item 124
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Emily Dickinson is Dead

London, Gollancz Crime, 1989, first this edition pp208, illus. by the author; 8vo, cloth. Very good in d/w Crime novel  281536       $25

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      Item 125
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Scales Of Justice

London, Collins, 1955. First edition pp256, illus. end-papers; 8vo, hard cover. Edges sl. browned, else very good in (v. sl. rubbed at spine) dust jacket The New Zealand crime writer who rivalled Agatha Christie  224121       $25

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      Item 126
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The Big Girls. A novel

New York, Knopf, 2007. First edition pp224, leading edges uncut; 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket By the author of In the Cut  284127       $35

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      Item 127
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One Last Look

London, Viking, 2003. First UK edition pp288; 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket Signed 'Susanna Moore'. 'A darkly compelling story of concealment and desire in nineteenth century India.' By the author of In the Cut  284141       $45

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      Item 128
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The Blue Nile

London, Heinemann, 1962, 2nd impression pp308, photo plates, maps; 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust jacket  225273       $25

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      Item 129
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The White Nile

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1960. 1st edition pp(x), 386, end-paper maps, photo plates, maps & charts; 8vo, cloth. Edges sl. spotted, else good in price-clipped dust wrapper (rear panel repaired) Traces the history of the explorations to discover the sources of the Nile  225274       $22

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      Item 130
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Be Near Me

London, Faber, 2006 p278, 8vo, cloth [hardback]. Fine in dust jacket Fiction by the prize-winning Scottish writer  283854       $25

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      Item 131
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Margaret Olley. Far from a Still Life. By Meg Stewart

Sydney, Random House, 2005. First edition pp568, photoplates; 8vo, cloth. Fine in dust jacket  283087       $35

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      Item 132
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The Bolter. Biography of Linda Sackville - the woman who scandalised society in the 1920s and became White Mischief's infamous seductress

London, Virago, 2008 (reprint) pp310, photo plates. 8vo, cloth, very good in fine dust jacket  282135       $25

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      Item 133
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Killing Orders

London, Gollancz Thriller, 1986, first UK edition pp233, 8vo, cloth. top edges spotted, else very good in fine d/w The hard-boiled female private eye, V.I. Warshawski  284142       $25

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      Item 134
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The Raphael Affair

London, Gollancz Crime, 1990. First edition pp192, 8vo, cloth, edges spotted, else fine copy in fine dustjacket Crime in the art world  284139       $25

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      Item 135
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Street Of The Five Moons. A Vicky Bliss Mystery

London, Piatkus, 1988, 1st ed. thus pp222, 8vo, cloth. Fine in d/w  237766       $25

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      Item 136
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A Life Of Picasso. Volume 1 1881-1906. By John Richardson

New York, Random House, 1991. 1st edition pp578, b/w ills; 4to, pictorial cloth (faintly spotted). Very good in dust jacket The first of a proposed four volume biography  250217       $45

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      Item 137
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A Life Of Picasso. Volume II. 1907-1917. The painter of modern life

London, Cape, 1996. First edition ppx, 500, b/w plates, ills; 4to, cloth. Tiny remainder dot on lower edges. Fine in fine dust jacket The second volume of a proposed four volume biography  283862       $35

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      Item 138
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A Life Of Picasso. [Volume III] The Triumphant Years 1917-1932

New York, Knopf, 2007 ppxiv, 592, colour plates, b/w ills; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket The third volume of a proposed four volume biography  283838       $55

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      Item 139
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Resurrection Men

Boston, Little Brown, 2002, first U.S. edition pp436, 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket  283957       $25

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      Item 140
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The Bull From The Sea

London, Longmans, 1962. First edition pp280, map. 8vo, cloth. Edges sl. spotted, tanning to endpapers,else a good copy in dust jacket (a little wrinkled & spotted, price-clipped) Novel based on the life of Theseus, King of Athens. Sequel to The King Must Die  266566       $20

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      Item 141
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Desiree. Translated by Arnold Bender & E. W. Dickes

London, Heinemann, 1953. First UK edition pp674. 8vo, cloth. A good copy in dust jacket Historical novel about the young girl who became the fiancee of Napoleon, the wife of General Bernadotte, and the founder of a royal dynasty  224114       $25

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      Item 142
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Winters of Content and other Discursions on Mediterranean Art and Travel

London, Duckworth, 1950, first edition thus pp362, photoplates ; roy. 8vo, cloth, edges faintly spotted, else very good in dust wrapper  284158       $45

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      Item 143
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Poems 1829 - 1868. With an Introduction by Sir Herbert Warren

London, Oxford University Press, 1929 pp752, b/w frontis; 8vo, in a handsome leather binding with leather clasp, gilt lettering, all edges gilt. Very good Church of England Girls' Grammar School Newcastle prize label on inside front cover, dated 1934  283922       $35

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      Item 144
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The Silmarillion. Edited by Christopher Tolkien

London, Allen & Unwin, 1977, 1st trade edition pp366, folding map at rear; 8vo, cloth. Owner inscription, else very good in dust wrapper  264122       $25

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      Item 145
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Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle Earth, edited with introduction, commentary, index and maps by Christopher Tolkien

London, George Allen & Unwin, 1980. 1st edition pp472, 8vo, cloth. Neat owner name, else very good in d/w  245089       $25

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      Item 146
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J.R.R. Tolkien a biography by Humphrey Carpenter

London, George Allen, 1977. First edition pp288, 8vo, cloth, sl. canted, else very good in like d/w  278913       $25

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      Item 147
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Juggling

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1994. First edition pp316, roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine d/w  283960       $30

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      Item 148
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Temples Of Delight

London, Michael Joseph, 1990, 1st edetion pp318, roy. 8vo, cloth. Top edge spotted, else fine in fine dust jacket  278324       $25

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      Item 149
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The Travelling Hornplayer

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1998 pp245, roy. 8vo, cloth. Sl. tanning to edges, else fine in fine dust jacket  276539       $25

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      Item 150
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Unorthodox Methods

London, Gollancz, 1989, first edition pp190, 8vo, cloth. Very good in d/w Crime novel - first from this writer  280703       $25

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      Item 151
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Acid Row

Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 2001. 1st Australian edition pp434, 8vo, cloth. Paper tanned at edge, else fine in fine dust jacket  284145       $25

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      Item 152
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The Shape of Snakes

Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 2005. 1st Australian edition pp390, 8vo, cloth. Paper tanned at edge, else fine in fine dust jacket  284146       $25

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      Item 153
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Daddy-Long-Legs [and] Dear Enemy. 2 volumes

London, Hodder, 1964, 1961. Reprints pp250, 192, b/w line ills. 8vos, grey cloth,. Edges foxed, else good copies in clipped dust jacket Matching pair - charming coming-of-age stories. First vol. with prize label on fly  284149       $35

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      Item 154
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An Imaginative Experience

London, Bantam, 1994 pp256, 8vo, cloth. Tiny remainder spot on lower edges, else fine in d/w  256882       $25

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      Item 155
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Part of the Furniture

London, Bantam, 1997, first edition pp256, 8vo, cloth. Paper tanned at edges, else fine in d/w  283959       $25

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      Item 156
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Second Fiddle

London, Macmillan, 1988, 1st edition pp184, 8vo, cloth. Paper tanning, else very good in d/w  276784       $25

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      Item 157
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A Sensible Life

London, 1990, 1st edition pp364, 8vo, cloth. Slight spotting to edges, else very good in fine dust jacket  236770       $25

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      Item 158
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A Clear Water Stream

London, Faber, 1958, first edition pp230, 8vo, cloth. Edges faintly spotted, else very good in d/w (price-clipped)  278948       $25

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      Item 159
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The Poetical Works with Introduction and Notes. Edited by Thomas Hutchinson

London, Oxford University Press, 1928 pp986, b/w frontis; 8vo, in a handsome leather binding with leather clasp, gilt lettering, all edges gilt. Very good Church of England Girls' Grammar School Newcastle prize label on inside front cover, dated 1935  283921       $35

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The Garden

      Item 160
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The Garden of Ideas. Four centuries of Australian Style

Melbourne, Miegunyah Press, 2011, first edition pp244, illus. in colour and b/w. Folio, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket Beautifully illustrated - by paintings, drawings, prints, plans and photographs - account of Australian garden design, from imagined gardens to the present  282956       $45

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      Item 161
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The Gardenesque. A Celebration of Australian Gardening

Melbourne, Miegunyah Press, 2004, first edition pp226, illus. in colour and b/w. Folio, cloth. A little spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket The book of the exhibition of the Victorian State Library's exhibition of terrific material relating to plants, landscape design, and gardening  284160       $35

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      Item 162
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Cherish The Earth. The Story of Gardening in Australia

Sydney, Ure Smith, 1973/1975 pp132, colour & b/w plates; 4to, cloth. Very good in fine d/w  221365       $35

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      Item 163
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Sissinghurst Portrait of a Garden

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1990 pp136, col. & b/w photographs by John Miller; 4to, cloth. Edges spotted, else fine in like d/w  284167       $35

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      Item 164
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The Australian Country Woman's Garden. Foreword by Sir Roy Strong

Sydney, Random House, 1998, first edition pp176, colour photographs by the author; 4to. Slight spotting to top edges, else fine in dust jacket  284163       $30

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      Item 165
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The Country Gardener

London, Frances Lincoln, 1989 pp168, colour plates; 4to, cloth. A little toning to edges, else fine in dust wrapper  284164       $25

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      Item 166
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Garden Style

London, Francis Lincoln, 1988 pp216, colour plates; 4to, cloth. A little spotting to top edges, else fine in dust wrapper  280722       $30

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      Item 167
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Photographies et Fleurs de Terre Sainte

Jerusalem, 1900s 18 full page mono plates (20x15cms), with facing pressed flower arrangements, tissue guards. Oblong 4to (30x22cms), olive wood boards with the Jerusalem cross, morocco spine with gilt lettering. Tanning to tissues, the morocco spine is chipped and cracked (the boards are too heavy), the plates and flower arrangements very good Views of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jaffa, etc. The plates are captioned in French, English and German. An earlier album had coloured plates. Boulos Meo had a shop selling photographs, books and antiquities at the Jaffa Gate  283194       $295

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      Item 168
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Derek Jarman's Garden. With photographs by Howard Sooley

London, Thames & Hudson, 1995 pp144, colour & b/w plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper The creation of the artist's garden  284166       $45

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      Item 169
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An Introduction to Botany. 2 volumes

London, Longmans, 1848. First edition ppxii, 406, (32 adverts); viii, 428. With 6 copper-engraved plates, text ills; 8vos, original green blindstamped cloth, expertly rebacked. Bookplates. Very good  211772       $175

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      Item 170
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

London, Gollanz, 1997 pp270, colour plates; 4to, cloth. A little toning to paper, else very good in fine dust wrapper Signed 'Tim Smit'. The wonderful story of the restoration of this Victorian garden  284165       $45

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      Item 171
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Wisterias A Comprehensive Guide

Balmain, Florilegium, 1995. First edition pp160, numerous colour photo-plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine d/w Signed 'Peter Valder'  267496       $45

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      Item 172
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The Garden Magic of Edna Walling. Edited by Margaret Barrett, introduction by Neil Robertson

Melbourne, Anne O'Donovan, 1988, 1st edition pp128, col. & b/w photo plates; 4to, cloth. Faint spotting to top edges, else fine in fine d/w  284161       $55

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      Item 173
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The Gardens of Edna Walling by Peter Watts

Melbourne, National Trust, 1981.First edition pp136, photo plates, plans; 4to, cloth, d/w. Neat owner name. Very good  284162       $45

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      Item 174
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On The Trail Of Australian Wildflowers

Canberra, 1984, 1st edition pp84, erratum slip at rear, col. frontis. duotone plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in sl. sunned d/w This book was written, but never published, in the 1940s. It shows her growing love for Australian plants, and how these can be used in garden design. Photos are from Edna Walling originals. An index of botanical names has been prepared by Jean Galbraith  261205       $45

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