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  1. First edition, first impression, trade issue, inscribed by the author; large 8vo; trivial spotting, otherwise unmarked internally; publisher's green cloth, boards decorated in blind, title to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, tape stain to front free endpaper, spine very rolled; a bright, sharp copy in the price-clipped dust jacket, with a minor piece of internal repair.

    £450
  2. First edition, first impression, one of 100 copies specially bound and signed by the authoR, ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED; publisher's red cloth, titles to spine gilt, with the original plain acetate dust jacket; a fine copy in the lightly chipped acetate.

    £450
  3. Second edition, 12mo (19 x 11 cm); contemporary gift inscription in sepia ink to upper margin of title, dated 'March 1949'; original brown cloth boards, rubbed, front end leaf partially detached, held by gentle tape repair, ink staining, notes and pencil scribbles to some pages. 278 pp.

    £1,250
  4. First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author; 8vo; publisher's grey boards, purple spine and topstain, titles to spine gilt, with the pictorial dust jacket; an excellent copy in the lightly rubbed dust jacket, housed in somewhat faded quarter purple morocco box.

    £875
  5. First American edition, first printing, inscribed by the author; 8vo; publisher's grey cloth, multiple rules to upper board and spine gilt, titles to upper board and spine gilt on a blue ground, somewhat rubbed but a very good copy.

    £2,500
  6. First UK edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on front free endpaper; 8vo; publisher's brown boards, titles to spine gilt, pink topstain, spine slightly rolled; in the somewhat tanned dust jacket, a touch faded at the spine.

    £1,250
  7. First edition, one of 500 copies, inscribed by the author; 8vo; unmarked internally; original dark grey wrappers, stitched as issued, black lettering to upper cover, light wear to extremities, unopened and uncut, with NPG tissue wrapping with label.

    £1,250
  8. First edition, inscribed by the author to Sacheverell Sitwell; 8vo; scattered light foxing; publisher's emerald green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, with the unclipped dustjacket, slightly marked with some light wear to the lower edge, otherwise a very good copy.

    £375
  9. First edition, inscribed by the author to Sacheverell Sitwell; 8vo; frontispiece tipped in, unmarked internally; publisher's green cloth, orange paper label to spine, lettered in black, with the unclipped pictorial dustjacket, dustjacket marked, with some edge nicks and two neat tape repairs to inside top of jacket, otherwise a very good clean copy.

    £475
  10. First edition, inscribed by the author to Sacheverell Sitwell; 8vo; slight marginal toning to leaves, otherwise unmarked internally; publisher's green boards, black lettering to upper cover, with the unclipped dustjacket, slightly worn and marked, with the NPG tissue wrapping with label.

    £475
 

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