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A Dog of War [with letter from Hester Sainsbury]
Author: TAYLOR, John; Hester Sainsbury Year: 1927
Publisher: Frederick Etchells and Hugh Macdonald Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

[6] pp 7-32 Number 42 of a limited edition of 375 copies of John Taylor's poems with a letter from the illustrator Hester Sainsbury to the military historian Guy Chapman 'returning the books you were ...

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A Dry White Season, A Screenplay by Colin Welland
Author: WELLAND, Colin [Andre Brink, Marlon Brando] Year: 1986
Publisher: N/A Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

[149 sheets, printed on one side only] An early version of Colin Welland's screenplay for his adaptation of Andrew Brink's novel, A Dry White Season. It is bound in brown card wrappers with a letterbo...

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A Hand-List of the Birds of the Philippine Islands
Author: Richard C McGregor and Dean C. Worcester Year: 1906
Publisher: Bureau of Printing Dust Jacket: No
Place: Manila Signed: Yes

pp 1-123 A signed copy of this important checklist of Philippine Birds. Dean C Worcester has signed the printed wrapper to the book, 'with the compliments of Dean C Worcester.' Worcester was an Americ...

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Across the Straits [signed]
Author: WILLIAMS, Kyffin Year: 1993
Publisher: Gomer Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: Dyfed, Wales Signed: Yes

pp 222 Kyffin Williams' autobiography, signed by the Welsh landscape artist on the verso of the first map endpaper. A fine copy in fine jacket of the 1993 reprint of the 1973 first edition which was p...

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As You Like It: NT Rehearsal Press Night Draft
Author: SHAKESPEARE, William Year: 2015
Publisher: National Theatre Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 108 The press night script of the National Theatre's 2015 As You Like It production signed by 21 cast members. Printed on both sides of 54 A4 leaves for presentation to journalists at the press nig...

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Collected Poems [with four letters from Henry Reed
Author: REED, Henry [Angus Mackay, actor] Year: 1991
Publisher: Oxford University Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: Oxford Signed: Yes

First edition with four plaintive letters from the ageing author laid in. Henry Reed, writer of the single most anthologised poem of the second world war, Naming of Parts, addressed these letters (com...

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In Memoriam [annotated with analysis]
Author: TENNYSON, Alfred [Frederick W Robertson] Year: 1856
Publisher: Ticknor and Fields Dust Jacket: No
Place: Boston Signed: No

pp 216 An early American edition of In Memoriam which has been comprehensively annotated with the analytic notes 'by the late Rev.d Frederick W Robertson of Brighton'. The book is in publisher's brown...

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Naval Broadcasts
Author: Rear Admiral R K Dickson, D S O Year: 1946
Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 92 Dickson's naval broadcasts with a letter from the author laid in, presenting the book to his wartime colleague, Sir Clifford Jarrett, who was Principal Private Secretary to the First Lord of the...

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Sacra Congregatio Rituum [Compliments the Vatican]
Author: SARALEGUI, Cardinal Arcadio Maria Larraona; Cardinal Giacomo Lercamo; Ferdinando Giuseppe Antonelli Year: 1967
Publisher: Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis Dust Jacket: No
Place: Rome Signed: No

Presentation copy from the Vatican of this guide to the use of sacred music in the liturgy; tipped onto the title page a Vatican compliments slip from 'Secretarius consillii ad exsequendam constitutio...

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Seedie's List of Fleet Air Arm Awards 1939-1969
Author: Seedie Year: 1990
Publisher: Ripley Registers Dust Jacket: No
Place: Chippenham, Wiltshire Signed: No

pp 156 Seedie's List, 1939-1969, with dozens of cut obituaries and other ephemera relating to the recipients of the awards laid in together with an original photograph and a letter. ...

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Shakespeare's Lofty Scene: British Academy Lecture
Author: STEWART, J.I.M. [William Shakespeare] Year: 1971
Publisher: Oxford University Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: Oxford Signed: Yes

pp 20 Stewart's Annual Shakespeare Lecture for the British Academy in 1971 inscribed on the printed wrapper to his fellow Shakespeare scholar: 'Philip Edwards with best wishes from John Stewart. Oct. ...

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Sun-flower Seeds [signed by Ai Weiwei]
Author: WEIWEI, Ai; Juliet Bingham Year: 2010
Publisher: Tate Publishing Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 144 Signed copy of Tate Modern's guide to Ai Weiwei's poetic and disturbing installation for the great Turbine Hall from 2010: Sun-flower Seeds. The artist has signed his name on the title page bel...

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Tender Precautions or the Romance of Marriage
Author: SERLE, Thomas James Year: 1851
Publisher: Thomas Hailes Lacy Dust Jacket: No
Place: Loncon Signed: Yes

pp 28 Serle's play about marriage inscribed by the author on the title page to his wife 'Cecilia Serle from her affectionate husband T.J.S.' Bound in half red morocco over marble-paper covered boards;...

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The English Lawyer; a Comedy Acted at the Royal...
Author: RAVENSCROFT, Edward [George Ruggle] Year: 1678
Publisher: J M for James Vade Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: No

A2, B-I4, K3 [lacking I3 and final blank K4] A most interesting copy of Ravenscroft's play annotated in a seventeenth century hand with lines from one of the play's sources, George Ruggle's Ignoramus....

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The Gleaner: A Selection of Poems & Songs
Author: SKELTON, John Fawcett Year: 1876
Publisher: Simpkin Marshall and Co; John Heywood Dust Jacket: No
Place: London and Manchester Signed: Yes

pp 200 Calligraphically inscribed volume of Lancashire verse with a handful of authorial corrections to the text. Skelton has dedicated the book on the verso of the first blank: 'Presented to Mr Ralph...

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The Gourmet's Companion [with letters]
Author: RAY, Cyril Year: 1963
Publisher: Eyre and Spotiswoode Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: London Signed: No

pp 506 Hugo Dunn-Meynell's copy of Gourmet's Companion with an amicable exchange of letters between the two men. Ray hand-writes twice on 'Albany' headed paper about Andre Simon's having given permiss...

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The History of Totnes Priory and Town [inscribed]
Author: WATKIN, Hugh R [Field Marshal William Birdwood - Baronet of Anzac & Totnes] Year: 1914
Publisher: Published by the Author Dust Jacket: No
Place: Torquay Signed: No

Watkin's History of Totnes inscribed to Field Marshal William Birdwood on the verso of the marbled endpaper: 'W R Birdwood from the Author. Totnes 19 Nov '31' - an inscription repeated in the second v...

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The Outlook for Homo Sapiens [inscribed]
Author: WELLS, H G Year: 1942
Publisher: Secker and Warburg Dust Jacket: Yes
Place: London Signed: Yes

Wells' critique of world religions inscribed on the half title by the author to his friend the cartoonist and caricaturist, David Low, on the half-title: 'David from H.G. (more to follow) [squiggle]'....

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The Real Dickens Land [presentation copy]
Author: WARD, H Snowden; Catharine Weed Barnes Ward Year: 1904
Publisher: Chapman and Hall Dust Jacket: No
Place: London Signed: Yes

pp 240 Presentation copy inscribed on the first blank: 'To Mr and Mrs Henry F Dickens with the Compliments of the authors. H. Snowden Ward, Catharine Weed Barnes Ward October 22nd 1903'. Laid in is th...

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Titus Salt and Saltaire: Industry and Virtue
Author: SILVER, Jonathan; John Styles Year: 1990
Publisher: Salts Estates Dust Jacket: No
Place: Saltaire Signed: Yes

A history of Salt's Mill inscribed by the short-lived entrepreneurial genius who brought this great monument to industrial Yorkshire back to life. Inspired by his friend David Hockney's style, Silver ...

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Verses Grave and Gay (Second Series)
Author: SPENCER, William Year: 1912
Publisher: Advertiser Printing Works Dust Jacket: No
Place: Maidenhead Signed: Yes

pp [24] Dedication copy of the collection of verses published by Stanley Spencer's father and inscribed on the title page to his sister: 'To Annie, with father's love Xmas 1912'. Stiff card printed wr...

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Virgil's Second Eclogue [Number 'x' of X copies]
Author: VIRGIL [Raymond Lister, Illustrator] Year: 1958
Publisher: Golden Head Press Dust Jacket: No
Place: Cambridge Signed: Yes

ff10 Number 'x' of ten presentation copies of Raymond Lister's homage to William Blake, printed in Cambridge in an edition of 36 copies. Bound in quarter brown morocco, two raised bands and gilt spine...

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