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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2021 [2022]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., with illustrated title-spread and 6 coloured illustrations; pictorial cloth, backstrip lettered in red and black, a near fine copy in publisher's board slip-case. continua a leggere

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    • THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE, [C. 1962]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 vols., roy. 8vo. and 8vo., with photographs and illustrations throughout; printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, both very good, bright, clean copies. First performed at Drury Lane in 1958 with Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews. This is the 'second generation' cast: Stapley was the second 'Higgins' (after Harrison); Lee was Andrews' understudy and followed her in the role. Fine photography by Angus McBean. continua a leggere

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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2022
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured frontispiece, title-vignette and 7 coloured plates; full blue leather blocked and lettered in silver and black, silver edges, blue laid endpapers, white ribbon marker, a fine copy in publisher's blocked board slip-case. EDITION LIMITED TO 750 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (THIS COPY No. 404). continua a leggere

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    • GRAYSWOOD PRESS, GRAYSWOOD, [2004-2005]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 3 vols., 8vo., with portrait frontispieces and illustrations in the text; first two volumes in cloth, gilt backs, dustwrapper, third volume in paperback, a near fine set. The set comprises: Vol. I: Essays, Introductions and Reviews. Edited and introduced by Pierre Coustillas with an Afterword by Alan Watts; Vol. 2: Charles Dickens. A Critical Study. Edited and introduced by Simon S. James with an Afterword by David Parker; Vol. 3: Forster's Life of Dickens. Edited and introduced by Christine DeVine with an Afterword by James A. Davies. continua a leggere

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    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, [NEW YORK], 1999
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., with portrait frontispiece and plates; pale green boards, grey cloth back lettered in red, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. continua a leggere

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    • STANDFAST PRESS, FRAMPTON-ON-SEVERN, 1971
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., with portrait frontispiece and full-page illustrations in the text; pictorial wrappers, yapped edges, backstrip lettered in black, sewed as issued, a near fine copy. Facsimile reissue of the very scarce original edition of 1871. continua a leggere

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    • KIMBER, [1952]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, 8 plates, front endpaper plan and rear endpaper map, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; pale blue cloth, gilt back, backstrip sunned at extreme head and tail else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped (not affecting lettering) at head and tail. Vividly written first-hand account by the captain who took his boat to Argentina after the Surrender and created the world-wide rumour that he had carried Hitler with him. THE FIRST EDITION IS NOW SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.430; Law, 1728. continua a leggere

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    • COLLINS, 1967
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition; green tweed cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with one tiny nick at head of backstrip. With small trade ticket on front paste-down. Unusually crisp copy of Maclean's WWII adventure, with dustwrapper artwork by Ian Robertson. The basis of Brian Hutton's feature film (1968) starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood. THE ORIGINAL EDITION IS VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. continua a leggere

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    • ARCHITECTURAL PRESS, [1930-36]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 4 vols., sm. 8vo., First Editions, on laid paper, with very numerous plates, tops lightly dust-soiled, third volume with neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; original cloth, upper boards and backstrips lettered in black, second volume in unclipped dustwrapper, a very good, bright, clean set. Published by Architectural Press for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Contains illustrations of more than 300 bridges. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE. continua a leggere

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    • COLLINS AND HARVILL PRESS, 1960
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus; green cloth, gilt back, endpapers lightly spotted; a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped (not affecting lettering) at head and tail of backstrip and a little browned at backstrip. First appearance in English of Lampedusa's only novel ('Il Gattopardo'), with striking wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by Hans Tisdall. The basis of Visconti's feature film (1963) starring Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. continua a leggere

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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2010
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, with 10 coloured plates; pictorial grey cloth, upper board and backstrip elaborately blocked in white and black, black endpapers, a near fine copy in publisher's board slip-case. continua a leggere

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    • PENGUIN, [1951]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with double-page map as frontispiece, 91 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, backstrip lightly sunned else a very good, unusually clean copy. THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST WORK IN PEVSNER'S MONUMENTAL SERIES. Published as Penguin BE1, this unassuming volume marked the beginning of the most important architectural survey of the twentieth century. The work was originally published without a dustwrapper which first appeared with later issues of 1952-3. BE1; Cherry PC1. PJ1. continua a leggere

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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2019
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured frontispiece and 6 coloured illustrations (one double-page); pictorial boards, backstrip lettered in silver and blue, a near fine copy in publisher's pictorial board slip-case. continua a leggere

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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2020
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured and monochrome plates, and 14 maps; blue cloth, upper boards and backstrips blocked and lettered in silver and red, a near fine copy in publisher's blocked board slip-case. continua a leggere

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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2017
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, with 24pp of coloured plates and 2 maps; patterned red cloth, gilt back, gilt top, printed endpapers, a near fine copy in publisher's printed board slip-case. VERY SCARCE. continua a leggere

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    • COLLINS & HARVILL PRESS, 1960-62
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 3 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with 3 coloured frontispieces, very numerous coloured and monochrome photographs throughout and endpaper maps in the last two volumes; pictorial cloth, backstrips lettered in black, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper. The trilogy comprises Born Free. A Lioness of Two Worlds. With Extracts from George Adamson's Letters. Preface by Lord William Percy. Foreword by Captain Charles Pitman, 1960; Living Free. The Story of Elsa and her Cubs. Introduction by Sir Julian Huxley, 1961; Forever Free. Elsa's Pride, 1962. Near fine set of George and Joy Adamson's ... continua a leggere

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    • HEINEMANN, [1956]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, numerous illustrations in the text and endpaper maps, some faint offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; blue cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter chafed at extremities. Bright copy of this classic account of FRANKTON, the attack by Royal Marines canoeists on enemy merchant shipping in Bordeaux harbour in 1942. This book forms the basis of Jose Ferrer's feature film (1955) starring Trevor Howard. The striking wrap-around dustwrapper artwork is by Francis Russell Flint from hi... continua a leggere

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    • LEO COOPER, 1970
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece and numerous plates and maps; blue cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter just a little chafed at extremities. continua a leggere

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    • WALKER BOOKS, [2019]
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Oblong 4to., First Edition thus, with coloured illustrations throughout, pictorial endpapers and limited edition print in pocket on rear paste-down; terracotta cloth, backstrip lettered in black, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. EDITION LIMITED TO 1000 NUMBERED COPIES; PRINT SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ARTIST (THIS COPY. NO. 775). continua a leggere

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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2020
    • Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Sm. folio, First Edition thus, with fine coloured frontispiece and 9 fine coloured plates; full silk blocked with painting by Nushka, gilt back, gilt top, blue endpapers, yellow marker ribbon, a fine copy in publisher's blue board slip-case. EDITION LIMITED TO 750 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, TRANSLATOR AND INTRODUCER (THIS COPY NO. 389). INCLUDES AN ORIGINAL UNBOUND PRINT OF EMMA BOVARY BY NUSHKA (750 COPIES) FOR FRAMING. The cover image and unbound print are paintings extra to those in the work itself. continua a leggere

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