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161 CARTER, Angela. Fireworks. Nine Profane Pieces. (SIGNED).
1974 
Quartet Books, London. 1974. First Edition. Hardback. DW. SIGNED by the author "Angela" on title page. Bottom edge very slightly soiled. Head and tail of spine is very slightly bumped o/w a very lovely, clean copy in wrapper that is foxed to reverse, yet very vibrant. 76333 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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162 CARTER, Angela. Nights At The Circus.
1984 
Chatto & Windus, London. 1984. First Edition. Hardback. DW. A very good clean copy with browned pages in slightly faded wrapper that is stained internally. 76362 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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163 CASH, Arthur H. Laurence Sterne. The Later Years.
1966 
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1966. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Colour frontis. Other illustrations in b/w. Top edge speckled o/w a nice bright copy in a very slightly stretched wrapper that has a few ridges to spine and is worn along lower edge. Scarce. 81018 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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164 CERCAS, Javier. The Speed of Light. UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY - PRECEDES THE FIRST EDITION.
2006 
Bloomsbury, London. 2006. Uncorrected proof. Precedes first edition. Paperback. A clean and bright copy. 78951 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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165 CERVANTES, Miguel de. DORE, Gustave. Don Quixote. The text edited by J.W. Clark and a biographical notice of Cervantes by T. Teignmouth Shore. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Cassell, Petter and Galpin, London and New York. n.d.(c1880) 
Large quarto. Handsomely bound in half black calf, raised bands with pretty gilt decorations and gilt lettering, professionally rebacked with spine laid down, almost invisibly, contrasting tan lettering-piece to spine, textured blue cloth boards. Title page in red and black. xxviii + 737pp. Profusely illustrated with plates and illustrations in text by Dore. Extremities sl. rubbed; v. clean internally. A lovely copy of this splendidly illustrated edition. VG 38907 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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166 CERVANTES, Saavedra, Miguel de. The History of the Renowned Don Quixote De la Mancha. Written in Spanish...Translated from the Original by Several Hand: And Publish'd by Peter Motteux. Adorn'd with Sculptures. The Third Edition. In Four Volumes.
Peter Motteux. Printed for Sam Buckley at the Dolphin in Little Britain, London. 1712 
Third edition, in this translation. In four volumes. 16 folding plates. vi, [x], 323; [8], 327-632; [10], 635- 953; [8], 955-1322pp. Text complete. Bound in contemporary panelled brown calf, gilt, sympathetically rebacked in matching brown speckled calf, raised bands, contrasting labels. Top half inch of title page removed and professionally repaired. Small portion at head of epistle dedicatory first page missing to vol. III, only top part of heading text missing to reverse. Pages occasionally stained but only lightly. A couple of neat 18th and early 19th century ownership inscriptions to vol. I. A remarkably clean and sound set of this scarce early translation with delightful folding illustrations, some of the outer edges of these sl. worn. Please contact us for more information or photographs. There is a mixed set of the first and third editions in the British Museum Catalogue of Printed Books but this set is imperfect as wanting the illustrations. They have a complete set of this edition but no second or complete first edition. 58769 
Price: 4000.00 GBP
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167 CHAPMAN, R.W. Jane Austen. Facts and Problems. The Clark Lectures Trinity College, Cambridge, 1948.
1961 
Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1961. Reprint. Hardback. DW. Wrapper is a little worn and soiled o/w a internally clean and fresh. 73511 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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168 CHASE, James Hadley He Won't Need it Now.
Rich & Cowan Ltd, London 1942 
Reprint. No DW. 140pp. Original green boards, black lettering to spine. Cloth to spine slightly creased, extremities lightly bumped, fore-edges lightly foxed. Pages age browned o/w contents clean. VG. SCARCE. 61072 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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169 CHESTERTON, G.K. Fancies Versus Fads.
1927 
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1927. Third Edition. Hardback. No DW. Red cloth, gilt. Front board slightly bowed, top margin of rear board slightly sunned. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper o/w a very nice clean copy. 75481 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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170 CHEVALIER, Gabriel. Clochmerle-Babylon. Translated from the French by Edward Hyams.
1955 
Secker & Warburg, London. 1955. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Wrapper very rubbed o/w generally a clean and sound copy. 72882 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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171 CHEVALLIER, Gabriel. Clochemerle.
1947 
Reprint. Twelvth Impression. Hardback. DW. Ownership signatures to front free endpaper. Contents age browned to margins o/w a nice copy in slightly worn wrapper. 79428 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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172 CHEVALLIER, Gabriel. Translated from the French by Jocelyn Godefroi. Mascarade.
1950 
Secker & Warburg, London. 1950. First Edition. Hardback in wrapper by Alex Jardine. A lovely clean bright copy in worn and slightly chipped wrapper. SCARCE in good condition. 81484 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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173 CHILD, Harold. (Ttranslated and edited with an Introduction by). Illustrated by A. Anderson. Aucassin and Nicolette.
1911 
Adam and Charles Black. 1911. London. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Cream cloth with blue decoration and lettering. 4to. Illustrated with six colour plates. Boards are a little soiled and worn o/w generally a clean and fresh copy. 75019 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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174 CHORIN, Ethan. Translating Libya. The Modern Libyan Short Story. SOAS Middle East Issues.
Saqi, London. 2008 
First Edition. Paperback. 238pp. Illustrated. Covers slightly shelf worn. bottom edge slightly bumped which has slightly creased the bottom margin of pages. Top corner of pp.47/48 creased o/w VG+. Scarce. 49627 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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175 CHRIS, Teresa, Georgette Heyer's Regency England. Illustrated by Arthur Barbosa.
Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, London. 1989 
First Edition. D/W. Large 8vo. Illustrated. Slight shelf wear to board and wrapper extremities, otherwise near fine in wrapper. ISBN 0283998326. 29907 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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176 CHUKOVSKY, Kornei. The Silver Crest. A Russian Boyhood. Translated by Beatrice Stillman.
Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1977 
First edition, English translation. DW. Light stain to lower board o/w a very nice copy in partially sunned and sl. worn wrapper. VG+/VG. 62694 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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177 CLARK, Walter van Tilburg. The Ox-Bow Incident.
1962 
Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1962. Reprint. Frontier Library Edition. Hardback. DW. A good clean copy in partially sunned and slightly worn wrapper. 75505 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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178 CLOUGH, Arthur Hugh. With a New Preface by Julian Barnes. Amours De Voyage.
2009 
Persephone Books, London. 2009. First Edition Thus. Paperback with wrapper. Half-title slightly rubbed o/w a very clean and fresh copy in wrapper. With bookmark that matches the endpapers loosely inserted. 76911 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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179 COCTEAU, Jean. Children of the Game [Les Enfanats Terribles]. Translated by Rosamond Lehmann. Illustrated by the author.
The Harvill Press., London. 1955 
First edition UK. Blue cloth, gilt lettering spine. 179pp. Line drawings by Cocteau. Spine dulled, corners bumped. VG- 45937 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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180 COLLINS, Wilkie. Little Novels.
1902 
Chatto & Windus, London. 1902. Library Edition. Hardback. No DW. Maroon cloth, gilt. Boards and spine are sunned and worn, with cloth slightly splitting to head of spine. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Foxing throughout. Overall a good copy. SCARCE. 78509 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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