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121 DICKENS. Charles. SLATER, Michael. The Dent Uniform Edition of Dickens' Journalism. Edited by Michael Slater. Volume 3. Gone Astray and Other Papers from Household Words. 1851-59.
Ohio State University Press. Columbia. 1998 
First edition. DW. Large 8vo. 542pp. Illustrated. Fine in sl. soiled wrapper. ISBN: 08124208207 43246 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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122 DICKSON, Lovat Richard Hillary. [SIGNED]
1950 
Macmillan. 1950. First Edition. No wrapper. Brown boards. gilt type. b&w illustrations. SIGNED by the author: "with sincere good wishes from the author, Lovat Dickson. London, October 1950". No other names or dedications. The (absent) wrapper has left faint imprint on upper board. A clean and sound copy. 74313 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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123 DUCLOS, [Charles Pinot] Considerations Sur Les Moeurs de ce Siecle. Suivies de trois Memoires lus dans Diferentes assemblees de l'Academie Royale des Inscriptions & Belles-Lettres, sur des sujets interessans.
1769 
A Londres, Dodsley. Early edition, 1769. [2], [1]- 342pp. including 2 page table of contents at rear. Bound in full tan tree calf gilt, contrasting leather label. Lovely marbled endpapers. Very light foxing otherwise a remarkably clean and sound copy. 75025 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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124 DUNAWAY, David King. Aldous Huxley Recollected. An Oral History.
Carroll & Graf Publishers. 1995 
First edition. DW. Portrait frontis. Photographs. 225pp. A very clean copy. VG+/VG+. 61892 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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125 ECKERT, Robert P. (THOMAS, Edward). Edward Thomas. A Biography and a Bibliography.
J.M. Dent & Sons, London 1937 
First Edition. No DW. Green cloth, gilt. Illustrated 328pp inc index. Cloth split and frayed at spine joints, but hinges secure. From the library of R. George Thomas with his ownership signature to front endpaper, some occasional light foxing throughout, contents sound. VG-. 70771 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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126 EDEN, Guy. Portrait of Churchill. With a Foreword by The Right Ho. Brendan Bracken.
1945 
Hutchinson. 1945. First edition. DW. Slim 8vo. 144 pages. 15 b/w photograph plates. A good clean copy in worn and slightly chipped wrapper. 73418 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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127 EDWARDS, Ruth Dudley. Patrick Pearse. The Triumph of Failure.
1978 
Taplinger Publishing Company, New York. 1978. First Edition US. Hardback with DW. Ownership inscription to front free endaper and ink annotation to rear pastedown o/w a nice copy in price clipped and slightly worn wrapper. 81293 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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128 EGREMONT, Max. Siegfried Sassoon: A Biography.
2005 
First edition. Picador, London. 2005.Hardback with DW. xv + 639 pages. B/W photograph plates. Index. Very clean and sound. 81066 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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129 ELLIOTT, Brian. Lord Mason. Barnsley Pit Lad to Peer. A Life Illustrated.
Pen & Sword Books. 2008 
Special edition. DW. Signed by the author and Lord Mayor of Barnsley. Illustrations. New in wrapper. 61432 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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130 ELLIS, David. Byron in Geneva. That Summer of 1816.
2011 
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool. 2011. First edition. Hardback with DW. 189 pages. Index. A very clean, bright copy. 78814 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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131 ELZEVIR. Published by.... GISLENII, A. Busbequii omnia quae extant Cum Privilegio.
Ex Offficina Elzevir. Lugduni Batavorum. 1633 
First edition. 11cm x 6.5cm. 575pp. + [23]pp. index. Engraved title page. Contemporary armorial bookplate from the Paul family member, Henry Paul, with the "Pro Rege et Republica" motto. Bound in contemporary polished vellum with overlapping fore-edges. The vellum is yellowed and sl. soiled, the text to spine is faded but readable and the hinges are strong. Edges of pages red, some sl. browning due to age o/w a remarkably clean and sound example from the Elzevir Press. Please contact us for images. 44711 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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132 EVANS, Evelyn L. My Father Produced Hardy's Plays.
1964 
The Toucan Press, Dorset. 1964. First edition. Small, slim pink and white booklet. B&w plates. No.17 in the series of Monographs on the Life of Thomas Hardy. A very clean copy. 78579 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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133 EVANS, George Ewart. The Strength of the Hills. An Autobiography. Illustrated by David Gentleman. (SIGNED).
Faber and Faber, London. 1983 
First edition. DW. SIGNED presentation copy from the author and his wife to Iorwerth C. Peate's wife Nansi written in welsh to front free endpaper (translated, "To Nansi with warmest wishes and remembering Iorwerth Florence and Ewart 19.X.83"), also loosely inserted is a photograph of the author. A lovely copy. Nr. fine in wrapper that is slightly sunned to spine. 69567 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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134 EVANS, Ieuan and JACKSON, Peter. Bread of Heaven. (SIGNED BY EVANS)
Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh) Ltd., Edinburgh. 1995 
Reprint. Hardback. DW. 224pp. Flat SIGNED by Evans to title page. Illustrated in colour and in black and white. VG+ in wrapper that is sl. worn and very slightly sunned to spine. 60973 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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135 FALKLAND, The Viscountess. Chow-Chow; Being Selections from a Journal Kept in India, Egypt, and Syria. By.... In Two Volumes.
Hurst and Blackett. London. 1857 
Second edition, revised. Vol I: viii, 326pp. Frontis. with tissue guard. Vol II: vi, 287pp. + [x] appendix + [2]pp. of publishers ads. at rear. Orig. brown blind dec. cloth. sl. soiled, worn and frayed at extremities. Several gatherings to Vol I shaken with first few gatherings very loose, some slight foxing throughout o/w contents clean. 22759 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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136 FANU, W.R. Le. Seventy Years of Irish Life. Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.
Edward Arnold, London. 1893 
Second edition. Green cloth, gilt type to spine. Sepia photograph frontis. with tissue guard. 306 pages + 26 pages publisher's list. Extremities sl. rubbed; small mark to lower margin of upper board; sl. lean. Inscription to title page. VG- 66031 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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137 FARJEON, Eleanor. Elizabeth Myers. With a Sonnet by Sara Jackson.
St. Albert's Press, Aylesford. 1957 
Presentation copy from the author "Dearest Marion with Eleanor's love May 24th 1957". Slim paperback. 23pp. Covers slightly grubby and worn at extremities, small ink mark to upper cover. Limited to 1000 copies. 30211 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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138 FEIGEL, Lara. Free Woman. Life, Liberation and Doris Lessing.
2018 
Bloomsbury, London. 2018. First edition. Hardback with DW. 323pp. A very clean and fresh copy. 79669 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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139 FINLAYSON, Iain. Browning. A Private Life. (SIGNED).
Harper Collins, London 2004 
First edition, first impression. DW. Large 8vo. 758pp. Illustrated with 16 pages of photographs and reproductions. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to title page. Pages sl. browned o/w fine in wrapper. 53915 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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140 FLETCHER, A.E. Thomas Gainsborough R.A.
The Walter Scott Publishing Company, London 1904 
Prize binding in full green calf with raised bands and gilt compartments to spine. School crest, in gilt (King's School, Wimbledon) to front board. Marbled edges and endpapers. b&w illustrations. 234pp inc index. Boards are a little scuffed and worn, spine sunned to tan, with contrasting red label piece, corners bumped. Prize label to front endpaper. Some relatively minor foxing throughout. A very good tight binding. 69399 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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