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  1. Original 12' shellac, white paper labels printed in green. First pressing, in the original unprinted sleeve. A pristine copy. Houswed in an elaborate and secure, quarter green morocco folding case.

    £2,500
  2. First edition, first printing, regular issue, limited to 1000 numbered copies printed on Old Antique Dutch paper (there were also 29 casebound copies, each signed by the author); large 8vo; initial letter, tail-piece and cover designed by the author's daughter Lucia; publisher's cream wrappers, titles to spine in blue decoration and titles to front wrapper in blue, black and silver, with the original silvered card slipcase titles in silver on a pink ground. Spine a little faded but a lovely copy in the slightly defective slipcase.

    £975
  3. First edition, first impression; 4to; decorations by J. D. Fergusson; publisher's green cloth, device to upper board by J. D. Fergusson gilt, titles to spine gilt, with the dust jacket. An unusually nice copy in the very slightly faded dust jacket with a single, short tear.

    £525
  4. First edition, first impression; 8vo; five black-and-white illustrations by the author, half-title, hand-written quotation on front free endpaper, scattered light foxing, occasional toning, blue endpapers; publisher's quarter cream cloth on blue paper-backed boards, title lettered in dark blue on a blue ground, spine slightly soiled, boards slightly sunned, unclipped dustjacket (restored), spine and top edge of dustjacket sunned, otherwise in good condition, overall a very good copy; 320pp.

    £475
  5. First edition, first impression; 8vo; folding plates of the facsimile of the original notes and manuscript; publisher's quarter red cloth, over grey boards, titles to spine gilt, paper label to upper board, in the original matching grey card slipcase.

    £150
  6. First edition, first printing, number 187 of 800 copies signed by the author; device to title, contemporary ink name to front free endpaper; publisher's brown cloth, blind-tooled borders, gilt device to upper cover, gilt spine, slightly rubbed at spine ends, fore-corners slightly bumped, top edge gilt, others uncut.

    £3,500
 

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