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  1. First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, blue topstain, page edges a little tanned but an excellent copy in the nicked and somewhat sunned dust jacket.

    £125
  2. First edition; 4to (260 x 190 mm, 10 x 7 1/2 in); half-title signed by seven former Colditz prisoners of war, numerous colour and black & white portraits and illustrations; publisher's black cloth, gilt lettering, boards slightly bowed, small chip to long side of upper one, otherwise a very good and internally fine.

    £650
  3. First US edition, first impression; 8vo (22 x 15 cm); presentation copy, signed on the title page, 'V.S. Naipual for Al Murray', cartographic endpapers, top edge stained; original burgundy cloth, author's initials blind stamped to upper board, title and floral detail gilt stamped to spine, slightly rubbed, with the dust jacket in a later state, a good copy.

    £1,875
  4. First edition, first printing, inscribed presentation copy from the author; 8vo; ink note to rear free endpaper; publisher's cloth, dust-jacket, slight fraying and rubbing to spine ends, fore-corners and fore-edges, but otherwise very good.

    £350
  5. First edition, first impression, 8vo; publisher's blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper, dust jacket, rather marked and somewhat rubbed and missing pieces at the spine ends, otherwise very good; xii, 403pp.,

    £6,750
  6. 3 vols, 8vo; leaves lightly browned, contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper of first volume, Fothergill bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; near contemporary half calf and marbled paper over boards, spines divided into 6 panels by gilt single rules, red leather title label to second panel with gilt lettering, light wear to spine extremities, neat repair to outer joint of first volume, extremities slightly rubbed, a very good set; lxxi, [1], 360; vi, 514; v, [1], 488, [50] pp.

    £2,850
  7. First edition, first printing; colour illustrations throughout by Ursula Koering, text clean and bright; publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, pictorial endpapers, with the unclipped pictorial dust jacket, jacket extremities slightly worn, otherwise an attractive copy.

    £750
  8. 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
  9. 6 volumes; 8vo; specially printed titles, extra-illustrated with circa 270 engraved views and portraits, some coloured; contemporary green half morocco gilt by M. Wood, spines decorated in the Art Nouveau style, top edge gilt, a fine set.

    £2,500
  10. Large framed colour printed map of the London Underground, designed by Paul Garbitt and dated March 1969; somewhat creased from storage but clean and bright; map size 102 x 126 cm, framed size 110 x 135 cm.

    £2,500
 

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