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  1. First Macmillan edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's blue cloth, Sturge Moore design and titles to upper board and spine, gilt, with the dust jacket. A superb copy in the little rubbed a sunned dust jacket, somewhat faded at the spine.

    £3,750
  2. First edition thus, special copy on blue vellum, from a total edition of 20, Prokosch's own copy with his signed bookplate, also signed by him on the colophon; 12mo; original hand-coloured illustration by Frederic Prokosch signed by him in pencil and mounted as frontispiece, light marginal toning; original green marbled wrappers, silver label to upper cover, with Prokosch's manuscript 'Bibliographical Note' on blue paper, preserved in marbled folding case and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine example.

    £4,000
  3. First edition thus, number one of 5 copies on Sicily paper, from a total edition of 22, Prokosch's own copy with his signed bookplate, also signed by him on the colophon; 12mo; original hand-coloured illustration by Frederic Prokosch signed by him in pencil and mounted as frontispiece, light spotting to prelims; original pictorial wrappers in blue, orange and white, white label to upper cover, with Prokosch's manuscript 'Bibliographical Note' on blue paper, preserved in marbled folding case and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine example.

    £4,000
  4. First editions, first impressions; 3 vols, 8vo; publisher's black, pink and blue boards respectively, titles to spines, with the pictorial dust jackets. The first title: spine just a touch rolled but a lovely copy in the lightly frayed dust jacket with a couple of pieces of internal support. The other two titles are gorgeous in the dust jackets.

    £875
  5. First edition, first impression, limited issue, being number 7 of only 110 copies; 8vo; portrait frontispiece by Jack B. Yeats, tissue-guard; publisher's red buckram, spine lettered in gilt, light sunning to spine, light rubbing to spine tips and corners, light browning to endpapers & bookplate removed from front pastedown, otherwise internally fine and sound, rare.

    £1,750
  6. First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, with the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the frayed and somewhat stained dust jacket.

    £125
  7. First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author; Publisher's wrappers, printed in black, wire stitched, upper wrapper browned, minor creasing, a very decent copy.

    £450
  8. First edition, sole impression, one of 25 copies printed, presentation copy inscribed on the first page by the author; spotting to outer leaves and sporadically throughout; self wrappers, string tied. An excellent copy.

    £750
  9. First UK edition; 8vo; publisher's printed note tipped in; endpapers a little foxed; publisher's yellow cloth, spine lettered in red, printed dust-jacket with photographic halftone illustration, a very good copy; [8], 9-94pp.

    £750
  10. Limited edition, number 841 of 1,000 copies signed by the author and printed on handmade paper; 8vo; portrait frontispiece of the poet, publisher's japon-backed green boards, titles printed in brown on paper label on spine, green endpapers, some edges untrimmed, grey paper dust-jacket with label to spine. A superb copy in the very lightly tanned dust jacket.

    £2,250
 

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