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Rabelais, François: (Motteux, [Peter Anthony], ed.: Missy, César de, trans.:) Oeuvres [...] Suivies des Remarques Publie´es en Anglois par M. Le Motteux, et Traduites en Francois par C. D. M.. Paris: Ferdinand Bastien, An VI (1797-8). 'Nouvelle Édition'. 3 vols., 8vo., pp. [iv], xvi, 3-479, [i] + 21 plates; [iv], 634, [ii] + 15 plates; [iv], 595, [i] + 7 plates, i.e. bound with only 43 of the 76 plates called for. Intermittent foxing throughout, occasional small marks, a little worming (single hole to first and last 4 leaves and first 2 plates of vol. I, and to vol.II pp.25-111 increasing and then dwindling away), paper flaw to vol.II leaf 2O1 affecting text but not legibilty. 19th-century dark brown morocco, raised bands, compartments outlined in gilt, gilt titles and borders, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. A few light scuffs to spines, joints and edges a bit rubbed, good. Standard paper edition; 250 copies each of folio, quarto and octavo formats were printed on superior paper.   Ref: 51706  show full image..
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Roslund, [Anders] & Hellström, [Börge]: (Dickson, Kari, trans.:) Three Seconds. London: Quercus, 2010. First English edition. 8vo., pp. 506. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Slight creasing to endcaps but almost fine.   Ref: 51659 
£20
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Sagan, Françoise: (Frenaye, Frances, trans.; Buffet, Bernard, illus.:) Toxique. London: Souvenir Press, 1965. First UK edition. Folio, pp. 72, [i]. Paperback, white card covers printed in black and red. Spine creased and a little toned, odd smudges and spots of foxing to covers, slight separation at front hinge but sound, very good. Loosely inserted, three Dutch newspaper clippings concerning the illustrator Buffet and one French magazine clipping concerning Sagan, all seemingly from the late 1990s. Sagan's (1935-2004) diary of her rehabilitation from morphine addiction. First published in French by René Julliard in 1964.   Ref: 51671 
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Saville, Malcolm: (Prance, Bertram, illus.:) The Neglected Mountain. A Lone Pine Story. London: The Children's Book Club, n.d.(c.1953). 8vo., pp. 248. Green cloth, black title to spine, illustrated endpapers. Tiny dent to front board, head of spine a little faded, very good. Published by The Children's Book Club (a Foyles book club) in association with George Newnes.   Ref: 51658 
£25
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Sebestyén, Gyorgy: The Doors Are Closing. London: Angus & Robertson, 1958. First UK edition. 8vo., pp. 254. Orange cloth, black title to spine. A few faint marks to boards, still very good. Gift inscription in biro to ffep. First UK edition copy of Sebestyén's first published work.   Ref: 51657 
£20
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[Seymour, Frederick:] Charlotte, Countess Spencer: A Memoir. Noprthampton: William Mark, 1907. 4to., pp. [vi], 96. Wide margins, clean and bright within. Half vellum with pale blue cloth, brown morocco gilt spine label, gilt crest to upper board, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Vellum a bit grubby, cloth faded, still very good overall. Bookplate of Freda M. Bidduph to front paste-down. To a preliminary blank, a gift inscription to her from the fifth Earl Spencer (1835-1910) dated 1907, reading: ' [...] I send this memoir of my dearest wife by her brother Frederick Seymour.' Earl Spencer's wife was Charlotte Seymour (1835-1903).   Ref: 51248 
£75
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Sidebottom, Harry: Warrior of Rome. Part One: Fire in the East; Part Two: King of Kings. London: Penguin, 2008; 2009. First editions. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. 414; 396. Black cloth, very minor dusting to edges of text block. Dustwrappers, slight remains of sticker to front of Vol. I. Otherwise fine. Author's gift inscriptions to Jim (James Munson) and Richard (Mullen) to half-title of vol. I and title page of vol. II. Author's signature to title page of vol. I. The first two volumes in the 'Warrior of Rome' series.   Ref: 45905 
£100
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Sillitoe, Alan: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. London: W.H. Allen, 1958. First edition, author's signature to f.f.e.p.. 8vo., pp. 213, [i]. Very slightly toned but clean within. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Endcaps a little creased, a few very faint smudges to endpapers, tiny pencilled code to rear pastedown, top edge a little dusty, very good. Signed first edition of the author's first novel. Sillitoe also wrote the screenplay for the 1960 film version of the novel, directed by Karel Reisz.   Ref: 49263 
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Sjöwall, Maj & Wahlöö, Per: (Knoespel, Amy & Ken, trans.:) Murder at the Savoy. New York: Pantheon Books, 1971. 1st American edition. 8vo., pp. [iv], 216. Some very slight marks to f.f.e.p. Publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, red illustration to upper board. Red felt-tip pen remainer mark to fore-edge, a little dusty, otherwise very good. Sixth of Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Marin Beck novels, originally published in Sweden as Polis, polis, potatismos! (1970).   Ref: 49284 
£25
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Sjöwall, Maj & Wahlöö, Per: (Teal, Thomas, trans.:) The Abominable Man. New York: Pantheon Books, 1972. 1st American edition. 8vo., pp. [iv], 215, [i]. Clean and bright within. Publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine, black illustration to upper board. Endcaps very slightly creased, top edge a little dusty but near fine overall. Seventh of Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Marin Beck novels, originally published in Sweden as Den vedervärdige mannen från Säffle (1971).   Ref: 49283 
£25
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