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1 BAILEY, Paul (Ed.) FIRST LOVE : An anthology ... FINE paperback, selling in London.
Published by The Sunday Telegraph / Orion (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), 1998 (First Edition was Dent, 1997). 
Standard paperback. Condition: FINE apart from very faint opening crease on spine, and short, neat inscription at top of front endpaper. Packed weight 300g. 
Price: 3.45 GBP
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2 FORSTER, William J. (arranged & selected by); Joseph ADDISON; Hans ANDERSEN; John BRIGHT; BUNYAN; Dr T M COAN; DEFOE; DICKENS; Leigh HUNT; Washington IRVING; LONGFELLOW; James R LOWELL; J G LYONS etc. FAVOURITE READINGS selected by William J. FORSTER ... rare, selling in London.
Published by Robert CULLEY, London, undated, c.1910. 
Hard cover, 12mo. Condition: G to VG, no d/j. Ink stain top edge of first few pages. Interesting poem written in a contemporary hand on the back endpaper and pastedown, attributed to "the Headmaster of Eton", although we are not told which headmaster. We are reliably informed that the author of the poem is probably the Honourable and Reverend Edward Lyttleton, who was Headmaster from 1905 - 1916. This is unlikely to be the Headmaster's own writing, as there are several spelling mistakes, which in those days would have been unheard of by any teacher. The poem's title is not mentioned, but its theme is "A Learned Man" and it consists of four verses. Rare. At time of listing, we could not find another internet example of this title. Weight 400g. 
Price: 38.50 GBP
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3 LAUGHLIN, James (ed); Robert Lowry, Muriel Rukeyser, Anais Nin, Oscar Williams, Maude Hutchins, Lionel Abel, Kenneth Rexroth, H J Kaplan, Charles Henri Ford, Paul Goodman, William Saroyan et al. SPEARHEAD : 10 Years' Experimental Writing in America. A New Directions book.
Published by The Falcon Press, London, 1947. 
Hard cover,beige cloth with black decoration on spine, 8vo, 604pp. First Edition. Condition: VG-; no d/j. Contributors: Robert Lowry, Muriel Rukeyser, Anais Nin, Oscar Williams, Maude Hutchins, Lionel Abel, Kenneth Rexroth, H.J.Kaplan, Charles Henri Ford, Paul Goodman, Samuel Greenberg, Montagu O'Reilly, Marianne Moore, Wright Morris, Georg Mann, Randall Jarrell, Henry Miller, Jose Garcia Villa, Jack Jones, Tennessee Williams, David Kerner, John Wheelwrigth, William Saroyan, Kenneth Patchen, Selden Rodman, Eleanor Clark, Kay Boyle, Robert Penn Warren, E.E.Cummings, John Berryman, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Djuna Barnes, James Agee & Walker Evans, William Carlos Williams, Josephine Miles, Parker Tyler, James Laughlin, Eugene Jolas, Karl Shapiro, Delmore Schwartz. Packed weight 1200g. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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4 Looker, Samuel J. (Ed.) ... illustrations by Charles WHYMPER ... about John Richard JEFFERIES THE JEFFERIES COMPANION ... VG, in VG dust jacket, selling in London.
Published by The Country Book Club, 1952. 
Hard cover, 8vo. Condition: VG, in VG unclipped dust jacket. Packed weight 600g. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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5 LUCKHARDT, Mildred Corell (compiler) ... illustrations by Ralph McDONALD SPRING WORLD AWAKE : stories, poems and essays ... near FINE First Edition, selling in London.
Published by Abingdon Press, New York, 1970. 
Hard cover, quarto. First Edition. Condition: almost FINE, in almost FINE unclipped dust jacket. Packed weight 1300g. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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6 PARKER, Cora (designed by) THE BOOK OF FRIENDSHIP ... 1902 First Edition, selling in London.
Published by Dodge Publishing Co., New York, 1902. 
Small square paperback, plain white card cover in decorated wraps. First Edition. Condition: the ribbon which originally held the book together is missing; the jacket's corners and edges have become brittle with age and chipped away in places; the book itself is FINE apart from a couple of lost corners. Delightful illuminated script. Packed weight 200g. 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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7 Reader's Digest THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY READER'S DIGEST READER ... American book, selling in London.
Published by Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, NY, 1951. 
Hard cover, 8vo. "A selection of memorable articles published by the Reader's Digest during the past thirty years". Condition: cover G+, contents VG apart from front endpaper missing and front hinge broken. Only internet copy in UK at time of listing. Weight 700g. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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8 SNOWDEN, Rita F. PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE ... FINE First Edition
Published by Epworth Press, London, 1971. 
Hard cover, brown cloth gilt, 8vo. First Edition. Condition: externally FINE; contents AS NEW apart from age browning on top edge; dust jacket FINE, price not clipped. Packed weight 600g. 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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9 SULIIVAN, Eleanor (Ed); Alfred HITCHCOCK (Intro) Alfred Hitchcock’s Anthology (Fall-Winter 1980 Edition) ... selling in London.
Published by Davis Publications, New York, 1980. 
Paperback. 27 stories, 352pp. Condition: G+. Packed weight 500g. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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10 WRITERS OF BEACONSFIELD & GUESTS ... Gill HARTLEY, Editor RHYME & REASON Christmas 1994 ... SIGNED by GEOFFREY PALMER ... selling in London.
Published by The Iain Rennie Hospice At Home, Beaconsfield, 1994. 
Octavo paperback, 60pp. The Editor mentions that local resident and celebrity Geoffrey Palmer might be signing copies of this book in W. H. Smith, Beaconsfield, on December 3rd 1994, and indeed he has done just that, at the bottom of the Editor's letter. This book contains 33 contributions, most of which are of a very high standard, some funny, some touching. A good example of how this sort of book can be used to raise money for a charitable cause. Half the sale price of this book will be given to this charity when you have bought it. Condition: FINE. Packed weight 400g. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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