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Friedlander, Lee: American Musicians. New York: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 1998. First edition. 4to., pp. 295. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, edges a little dusty, near fine. Dust-jacket, spine sunned, a little shelf wear, very good. "Preface by Joel Dorn. Interviews with Ruth Brown and Steve Lacy."   Ref: 51937 
£40
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Galt, John: Sir Andrew Wylie, of that Ilk. By the author of "Annals of the Parish", &c. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, 1822. 3 vols., 8vo., pp. [iv], 336; [iv], 336; [iv], 310. Lightly browned. Contemporary straight-grained half green morocco with marbled boards, spine in compartments with central gilt tools, lettered and numbered in gilt direct, edges marbled, spines gently sunned. Armorial bookplate of "William, Duke of Bedford / Endsleigh" on front pastedowns. Signed binding by Feaston, Bookbinder, Printer &c. of Tavistock, with his circular red ticket on front pastedown. A romantic tale of the West of Scotland, one of four Galt published in 1822, in a fit of productivity inspired by the success of Scott's 'Waverley'.   Ref: 36998  show full image..
£150
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Gerits, Anton: Books, Friends and Bibliophilia: Reminiscences of an Antiquarian Bookseller. Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2004. 8vo., pp. ix, [i], 402. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine, almost fine. Gerits' autobiography, which also offers an overview of the antiquarian book trade in Europe from 1950 onwards.   Ref: 51635 
£45
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Graves, Wallace: Trixie. A Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First edition, author inscribed. 8vo., pp. [iv], 333, [i]. Yellow cloth, silver title to spine with pink flower decoration, 'Diary' in pink to upper board, top edge yellow. Top and fore- edges foxed but still very good. Author's inscription to 'Mary and Martin' to ffep.   Ref: 51651 
£60
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Halliday, Dorothy (pseud.) [Dunnett, Dorothy] : Dolly and the Cookie Bird. London: Cassell, 1970. First edition. 8vo., pp.[iv], 197, [i]. Clean and bright within. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Slightly cocked, faint whitish stain to rear board, a little dusty, good. Bookplate of Karen and Michael Keble-White to front pastedown. Dorothy Halliday is in fact Scottish historical novelist Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) writing a series of mystery novels (known as the Johnson Johnson series) under her maiden name. Dolly and the Cookie Bird was later retitled Ibiza Surprise, and was the second Johnson Johnson novel to be published.   Ref: 49507 
£30
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Harris, Robert: Imperium. A Novel. London: Hutchinson, 2006. First edition. 8vo., pp. [x], 403, [iii]. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. A little dust to top edge, very good indeed.   Ref: 51649 
£20
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Harris, Robert: Pompeii. A Novel. London: Hutchinson, 2003. First edition, author signed. 8vo., pp. [x], 341, [i]. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, near fine. Author signature to title-page.   Ref: 51650 
£30
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Herbert, George: (Hutchinson, F.E., ed.:) The Works of George Herbert. Edited with a Commentary [...] Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. 8vo., pp. lxxvii, [i], 619, [i] + frontispiece. Clean and bright within. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Endcaps a little creased, top edge slightly dusty, very good. Gift inscription to front paste-down: 'To and from Ruth as one of the best presents she could ever give herself. April 1973.' First published 1941, reprinted lithographically from corrected sheets of the first edition.   Ref: 51810 
£35
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Hill, Lorna: No Castanets at the Wells. A Junior Novel. London: Evans Brothers, 1953. First edition. 8vo., pp.192. Crimson cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated endpapers. A little cocked, some slight patches of toning to endpapers but still very good overall. The fourth of Lorna Hill's Sadler's Wells-set 'Veronica' books.   Ref: 51648 
£20
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Hobson, Anthony: Humanists and Bookbinders. The Origins and Diffusion of the Humanistic Bookbinding 1459 - 1559, with a Census of Historiated Plaquette and Medallion Bindings of the Renaissance. Cambridge University Press, 1992. Folio, pp. xix, [i], 296 + colour frontispiece and 2 further leaves of colour plates, many more b&w illustrations in the text. Brown cloth, green and gilt spine label. Top edge a little dusty, near fine. Reprint of the 1989 first edition.   Ref: 51155 
£100
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