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  1. First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's purple cloth, titles to spine gilt, boards a little marked, spotting to the edges, but an excellent copy in the little tanned dust jacket.

    £150
  2. First edition, colonial issue; 8vo, (23 x 16 cm); frontispiece, letter from Government House (Australia) tipped in, leaves a little toned but otherwise unmarked internally; publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, dark topstain, watermark to top edge, earliest state pale blue dust jacket, UK price clipped from jacket, Australian label applied to spine, some spotting to jacket, spine toned, overall a very good copy; 466pp.

    £1,750
  3. 'Chicago Daily Tribune' newspaper dated November 3 1948, (60 x 43.5 cm); uniform toning, chipping along edges, no substantial paper loss; 1948 photograph of Harry Truman, (20.5 x 25.4 cm); slight creasing, library stamps on verso; both in overall very good condition; the newspaper framed and glazed, with the photograph affixed to the back of the frame, (710 x 535 mm).

    £4,000
  4. First editions, first vol. signed and with autograph letter from the author; 6 vols, 8vo (215 x 155); maps and illustrations; uniformly bound in red crushed morocco by Bayntun, sides with gilt rule border and emblem on upper covers, spines gilt with raised bands, morocco turn-ins gilt, original dust-jackets bound in at the rear, top edges gilt, these a little scratched, otherwise a fine set.

    £2,850
  5. First French edition, first issue. Folio ( 29 x 20 cm), 351 pp, two title-pages with engraved vignettes, engraved portrait, facsimile letter from Marx and from the publisher, stamp of previous bookseller on title-page, previous owner's signature 'G.See' on front free endpaper; contemporary green half calf, decorated boards, some wear to the extremities; overall a good copy.

    £4,500
  6. First edition, signed on the title-page; signed by 'The Iron Lady'; large 8vo (240 x 160 mm); five suites of photographic illustrations; special contemporary binding of full blue morocco, silver-gilt panelled and lettered, the upper cover with fielded panel illustration of the entrance to 10, Downing Street, marbled endpapers and all edges silvered, with blue cloth slip-case, this also with the same illustrated panel, a fine copy in a contemporary bespoke binding; 914 pp.




    £650
  7. Large format, each of the c.70 photographs loose as issued, many bearing the stamp to verso: 'Robert L. Knudsen, The White House', each 14' x 11'; presented in original board portfolio, some wear.

    £1,500
  8. Typescript with autograph annotations, 2 pp., 4to, n.p., annotated by JFK at the upper margin, slightly toned, very small tear to top edges of pages, small creases to corners.

    £3,500
  9. Second edition of vols. 1-2; first edition of vols. 3-4; 4 vols, 4to (295 x 240 mm), occasional mottling (most so to endpapers) and light spotting (peripheral) but predominantly bright; contemporary calf gilt, neatly rebacked preserving original spine, red and green morocco lettering-pieces, natural ageing and wear but mellow and very handsome.

    £4,500
 

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