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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Number 131 of a limited edition of 175 copies, signed by the author; folio (304 x 242 mm), title in red and black, illustrations by Leonard Baskin, numbered prospectus loosely inserted; publisher's pictorial limp vellum, gilt, a little yellowed (as usual), top edge gilt., others uncut, original slip-case, small dent to one edge, otherwise very good, a near-fine copy.

    £500
  8. First English edition, first impression, first issue; 8vo; publisher's blue cloth, titles and star device to spine in silver, marbled endpapers, grey topstain, with the dust jacket; spine gently rolled, topstain faded, very mild ghosting to spine through the dust jacket but an exceptional copy in the lightly spotted, and tanned dust jacket missing a small piece at the top of the spine panel. A lovely copy.

    £1,750
  9. First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's tan boards, titles to spine in black, with the dust jacket. Page stock very slightly browned as often, but an excellent copy in the jacket.

    £50
  10. First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's brown boards, titles to spine gilt, with the dust jacket. Page stock browned as usual, spine just a touch rolled but an excellent copy in the dust jacket with some sunning at the spine.

    £75
 

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