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  1. First edition, first printing; 8vo; frontispiece, 11 monochrome plates after the author, contemporary presentation inscription 'From George & Emily, Xmas 1923' to front endpaper (a little offsetting from press cutting loosely inserted); publisher's cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt with circular vignette stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, dulling and dust-soiling commensurate with age, lower corners slightly bumped, otherwise very good and internally near-fine.

    £6,750
  2. First edition, first impression, limited issue being copy 449 of 500 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. 8vo. Original cloth backed boards, original tissue wrapper. A fine copy in the tissue jacket.

    £375
  3. 17 volumes. First US paperback editions, first impressions, inscribed by the author. 8vo. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. One or two spines a little faded but in excellent, largely unread condition

    £375
  4. 18 volumes. First editions, first impressions, inscribed by the author. 8vo. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. One or two spines a little faded but in excellent, largely unread condition

    £975
  5. First combined edition, first printing, SiGNed by the author, 8vo. Publisher's grey cloth, title to spine in black on a brown ground. With the photomontage dust jacket. An excellent copy in the somewhat browned dust jacket with a couple of minor scuffs.

    £1,750
  6. First edition, first printing, first issue with 'stoppped' on p.181. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth, gold paper title labels to upper board and spine printed in black. Cloth just a touched marked, labels with a little very minor scuffing. A genuinely very good copy.

    £3,000
  7. First edition in book form ('latter' for 'letter', p. 160; 'flys' for 'flies', p. 245; 'visiters' for 'visitors', p. 272); 8vo (234 x 154 mm, 12¾ x 6 in); half-title, engraved portrait of Dickens after Daniel Maclise, 39 engraved plates by H.K. Browne [Phiz], frontispiece and first four illustrations in first state with imprint of Chapman and Hall (cf. Smith I, 5, p. 42), some minor toning and a few spots to plates, portrait of Dickens spotted (as usual) with transfer onto title-page opposite, plate 37 ('The breaking up at Dotheby's Hall') bound out of sequence after p. 620, small closed tears to list of plates professionally repaired at outer margin, very small loss to upper corner of pp. 501-502 (not affecting text); publisher's dark olive green cloth, front and back covers stamped in blind, recased with new yellow endpapers, spine slightly sunned, small closed tear at foot, extremities slightly bumped, othewise very good.

    £2,600
  8. First edition, first state (without advertisements and with lettering of 'METHUEN' at foot of spine measuring 3 mm), signed by the author on the title-page, 8vo (176 x 113 mm, 7 x 4½ in), endpapers slightly toned, publisher's blue cloth, slightly bumped at extremities, second state dust-jacket (with sub-title to upper panel and 'Books by A. Clutton-Brock' to lower panel), spine lightly browned, spine ends and corners chipped, a very few short tears, light creasing to head, small ink stain to inside flap.

    £2,225
  9. First edition, flat signed on the title-page in Farsi and English; 8vo (216 x 157 mm, 8½ x 6¼ in); dark grey publisher's cloth, dust-jacket, light marginal dampstain to dust-jacket, a fine copy.

    £425
  10. First edition, flat signed by the author on title-page; 8vo (224 x 147 mm, 8¾ x 5¾ mm); publisher's black cloth boards, illustrated dust-jacket, lightly bumped at head of spine, spine of dust-jacket slightly sunned with light crease to front flap, a near-fine copy.

    £750
 

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