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    Peter F. Hamilton - The Reality Dysfunction - Macmillan, 1996, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/1x5bm3y

Price: £150

London, Macmillan, 1996. Hardback first edition and first impression. Near fine book with some odour, the jacket is very good with some spine fading. http://ift.tt/1lJ5urh http://ift.tt/1ovrM4K

    Peter F. Hamilton - The Reality Dysfunction - Macmillan, 1996, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/1x5bm3y

    Price: £150

    London, Macmillan, 1996. Hardback first edition and first impression. Near fine book with some odour, the jacket is very good with some spine fading. http://ift.tt/1lJ5urh http://ift.tt/1ovrM4K

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    Edgar Allan Poe - The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - A. & C. Black, UK, 1874 http://buff.ly/1rbprdX

Price: £150

The set includes a volume on poetry, which includes The Bells, Tamerlane and of course The Raven. The first two volumes are prose and include The Fall of the House of Usher and The Pit and the Pendulum, and the final volume is dedicated to his criticisms. A great set.

London, A. & C. Black, 1874-1875. Four hardback volumes. Some foxing, offsetting, staining to volumes. Volume four has water damage to the rear, which has caused some loss to one of the leaves. Blind stamp to first blank on volume one. http://ift.tt/1mP8cuY http://ift.tt/1t7z3dU

    Edgar Allan Poe - The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - A. & C. Black, UK, 1874 http://buff.ly/1rbprdX

    Price: £150

    The set includes a volume on poetry, which includes The Bells, Tamerlane and of course The Raven. The first two volumes are prose and include The Fall of the House of Usher and The Pit and the Pendulum, and the final volume is dedicated to his criticisms. A great set.

    London, A. & C. Black, 1874-1875. Four hardback volumes. Some foxing, offsetting, staining to volumes. Volume four has water damage to the rear, which has caused some loss to one of the leaves. Blind stamp to first blank on volume one. http://ift.tt/1mP8cuY http://ift.tt/1t7z3dU

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    A. Kippis - A Narrative of the Voyages Around the World Performed by Captain James Cook with an Account of Life During the Previous and Intervening Periods - C. Whittingham, UK, 1826 http://buff.ly/1x4XLt4

Price: £200

London, C. Whittingham, 1826. Two 24mo volumes, bound in three-quarter leather with four raised bands. Very good condition, front blank of volume one detached, half-title foxed, offsetting to front pastedown, split to front free endpaper. Boards and leather of both volumes rubbed. http://ift.tt/WOZhEw http://ift.tt/1rh0KNm

    A. Kippis - A Narrative of the Voyages Around the World Performed by Captain James Cook with an Account of Life During the Previous and Intervening Periods - C. Whittingham, UK, 1826 http://buff.ly/1x4XLt4

    Price: £200

    London, C. Whittingham, 1826. Two 24mo volumes, bound in three-quarter leather with four raised bands. Very good condition, front blank of volume one detached, half-title foxed, offsetting to front pastedown, split to front free endpaper. Boards and leather of both volumes rubbed. http://ift.tt/WOZhEw http://ift.tt/1rh0KNm

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    A link to our latest acquisitions: http://t.co/ww7ZEVOrxw Hyraxia Books - Latest Acquisitions A selection of our latest acquisitions, including a scarce signed copy of The Guns of Navarone, some nice Jessie M. King items and a lovely copy of The Haunting of Hill House. Hyraxia Books

    A link to our latest acquisitions: http://t.co/ww7ZEVOrxw Hyraxia Books - Latest Acquisitions A selection of our latest acquisitions, including a scarce signed copy of The Guns of Navarone, some nice Jessie M. King items and a lovely copy of The Haunting of Hill House. Hyraxia Books

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    http://buff.ly/1pA3e8l - The New Yorker is making its archives free for a while, BI has a list of stories you should read. They’re worth reading and by good writers so you don’t have to subject yourself to the usual overwrought prose of the New Yorker staff. The New Yorker Is Temporarily Making All Of Its Archives Free; Here Are 8 Stories You Should Read These are powerful stories. Hyraxia Books

    http://buff.ly/1pA3e8l - The New Yorker is making its archives free for a while, BI has a list of stories you should read. They’re worth reading and by good writers so you don’t have to subject yourself to the usual overwrought prose of the New Yorker staff. The New Yorker Is Temporarily Making All Of Its Archives Free; Here Are 8 Stories You Should Read These are powerful stories. Hyraxia Books

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    A heart-warming letter from Philip K. Dick expressing his delight over the upcoming Blade Runner film that he died before seeing. He mentions how he feels justified and completed by it, which, considering his struggles and lack of validation throughout his life, is good to know. Nothing matches Blade Runner: Philip K. Dick gets excited about Ridley Scott’s film  \u003Cbr… Hyraxia Books

    A heart-warming letter from Philip K. Dick expressing his delight over the upcoming Blade Runner film that he died before seeing. He mentions how he feels justified and completed by it, which, considering his struggles and lack of validation throughout his life, is good to know. Nothing matches Blade Runner: Philip K. Dick gets excited about Ridley Scott’s film \u003Cbr… Hyraxia Books

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    Laurence Binyon - The Winnowing-Fan: Poems on the Great War - Elkin Matthews, 1914, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/VhxYSG

Price: £50

London, Elkin Matthews, 1914. First edition and first impression in hardback. Very good conditin with some light foxing throughout, slight rubbing to the boards, a previous owner’s inscription to the front endpaper. http://ift.tt/1snjVsy http://ift.tt/1kvb0xj

    Laurence Binyon - The Winnowing-Fan: Poems on the Great War - Elkin Matthews, 1914, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/VhxYSG

    Price: £50

    London, Elkin Matthews, 1914. First edition and first impression in hardback. Very good conditin with some light foxing throughout, slight rubbing to the boards, a previous owner’s inscription to the front endpaper. http://ift.tt/1snjVsy http://ift.tt/1kvb0xj

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    Jessie M. King - The City of the West - T.N. Foulis, 1911, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/1qT2M6R

Price: £225

Edinburgh, T.N. Foulis, 1911. Hardback first edition and first impression in the deluxe binding (hardcover rather than wraps). Rubbing to the boards, light foxing and front hinge starting. http://ift.tt/1yg8raD http://ift.tt/1n1ncLW

    Jessie M. King - The City of the West - T.N. Foulis, 1911, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/1qT2M6R

    Price: £225

    Edinburgh, T.N. Foulis, 1911. Hardback first edition and first impression in the deluxe binding (hardcover rather than wraps). Rubbing to the boards, light foxing and front hinge starting. http://ift.tt/1yg8raD http://ift.tt/1n1ncLW

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    Lewis Carroll - The Guinness Alice - Guinness Booklets, 1933, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/1qT2LA1

Price: £120

London, Guinness Booklets, 1933. Paperback first edition in near fine condition with some browning / offsetting to the wraps. A nice copy overall. http://ift.tt/1zybKeY http://ift.tt/1kR6M38

    Lewis Carroll - The Guinness Alice - Guinness Booklets, 1933, UK First Edition http://buff.ly/1qT2LA1

    Price: £120

    London, Guinness Booklets, 1933. Paperback first edition in near fine condition with some browning / offsetting to the wraps. A nice copy overall. http://ift.tt/1zybKeY http://ift.tt/1kR6M38

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    Alistair Maclean - The Guns of Navarone - Collins, 1957, UK Signed First Edition http://buff.ly/1t1cLeM

Price: £750

London, Collins, 1957. A fine copy with a short closed tear to the top of the jacket only a few mm. Some light edge wear and a slight lean. Signed without inscription by the author. http://ift.tt/1osYxeF http://ift.tt/1nojF9n

    Alistair Maclean - The Guns of Navarone - Collins, 1957, UK Signed First Edition http://buff.ly/1t1cLeM

    Price: £750

    London, Collins, 1957. A fine copy with a short closed tear to the top of the jacket only a few mm. Some light edge wear and a slight lean. Signed without inscription by the author. http://ift.tt/1osYxeF http://ift.tt/1nojF9n

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