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Suckling, John: (Clayton, Thomas; Beaurline, L.A., eds.:) Works. Vol. I, The Non-Dramatic Works; Vol. II The Plays. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. cxliv, 358, [ii]; xvii, [iii], 304 + frontispiece to each volume. Clean and bright within. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles to spines, crest blind-stamped to each upper board. Very light shelf wear, very good overall. Initialled 'D.B.' to each front paste-down.   Ref: 51774 
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Swift, Jonathan: (Williams, Harold, ed.:) Poems. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966. Second edition. 3 vols., 8vo, pp. lxii, 356; [viii], 357-766; [viii], 769-1242 + frontispiece to each volume. Clean and bright within. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spines. A little slight shelf-wear, vol. III's upper board a little faded. Very good. Initialled 'D.B.' to each front paste-down. First edition published 1937, second edition published 1958 and reprinted 1966.   Ref: 51771 
£90
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(Tegg, Thomas:) Eccentric Biography; or Lives of Extraordinary Characters; Whether Remarkable for their Splendid Talents, Singular Propensities, or Wonderful Adventures. London, Glasgow, Dublin & Paris: printed for Thomas Tegg [...] et al, 1826. 12mo., pp. iv, [ii], 330 + frontispiece. Some foxing, particularly to title-page, occasional brief pencil markings. Half dark green morocco, gilt spine with title, green textured cloth boards, marbled edges and endpapers. A bit rubbed, corners wearing, endpaper split at upper hinge but holding firm, very good. Illegible signature to preliminary blank; pencilled inscription of Dampier Vernon, Belle Vue, Topsham to head margin of Preface A versatile and opportunistic publisher, Thomas Tegg (17761846) had three main strands to his business: 'he issued many reprints of books which had gone out of copyright; he purchased remainders, sometimes with the copyrights, from other publishers, and sold them at greatly reduced prices; and he produced a number of original works, often on commission' (ODNB). Eccentric Biography is an example of this last category of often-sensational literature, other similar titles including Albani, or, The Murder of his Child; Almagro and Claude, or, Monastic Murder Exemplified in the Dreadful Doom of an Unfortunate Nun; and Domestic Misery, or, The Victim of Seduction. The title of this volume is perhaps inspired by Tegg's former premises 'The Eccentric Book Warehouse' at 122 St John's Street, West Smithfield, though by the time of its publication he had acquired the Old Mansion House at 73 Cheapside from which he traded for the rest of his life.   Ref: 51775 
£125
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Tennyson, Alfred, Lord: (Gordon, F.C. illus.:) Becket. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1901. 8vo., pp. 187, [i]. Frontispiece, additional illustrated title-page and further illustrations in the text. Bright and clean within. Green cloth, ornate gilt and white titles and decoration. A little rubbed, a few small marks, a very good, attractive copy. 'Pencoyd' armorial bookplate to front paste-down.   Ref: 51185 
£20
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Tolstoy, Leo: (Maude, Louise & Aylmer, trans.:) War and Peace. London: Macmillan, 1977. 8vo., pp.xxviii, 1352. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Endcaps a little worn, top edge slightly toned but still very good. Reprint of the 1942 edition.   Ref: 51661 
£25
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Topp, Chester W.: Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849 - 1905. Volumes I-IX. Denver: Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, 1993. Set of 9 vols. Large 8vo. (260 x 180mm), brown cloth, as new.   Ref: 51322 
£180
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Unsworth, Barry: Sacred Hunger. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1992. First edition. 8vo., pp. [viii], 629, [i]. Black cloth, white title to spine. Small, unobtrusive blue sticker to ffep verso, top edge a little dusty, very good indeed. Joint winner of the 1992 Booker Prize.   Ref: 51665 
£60
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Upcott, William: (Simmons, Jack, intro.:) A Bibliographical Account of the Principal Works Relating to English Topography. Wakefield: EP Publishing, 1978. Facsimile edition. 4to., pp. x, (1576, eight reproduced pages per leaf). Black cloth, gilt title to spin. Top edge a little dusty, otherwise fine. Originally published in 1818 in an edition of only 250 copies.   Ref: 51145 
£25
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Updike, John: Bech is Back. London: André Deutsch, 1983. First UK edition. 8vo., pp. [viii], 195, [i]. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, very good. Gift inscription to ffep. The second of Updike's Henry Bech books, the others being Bech, a Book (1971) and Bech at Bay: a Quasi-Novel (1981).   Ref: 51666 
£20
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Uris, Leon: Trinity. London: André Deutsch, 1976. First UK edition. 8vo., pp. [xiv], 751, [i]. Light green cloth with dark green title to spine and motif to upper board. Top edge dusty and a little foxed, otherwise very good. Originally published in the same year in the US by Doubleday as Trinity: a Novel of Ireland. A sequel, Redemption, followed in 1995.   Ref: 51667 
£20
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