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Welcome to the specialist online shop, York

We are a specialist online bookshop dealing in rare books in the following areas:

- Modern First Editions
Fine Illustrated  Books and Private Press
Twentieth Century British Art
Twentieth Century European History
- Twentieth Century Ephemera


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If you wish to purchase or enquire about any item please contact us by e-mail or telephone.

I will be exhibiting at the Battersea Book Fair 24th to 26th May. Please contact me if you require tickets or if you would like me to bring any particular item to the Fair.

 

 
Door into the Dark

Door into the Dark

HEANEY, Seamus

First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page 'on "the day of the corncrake." 29th June 1969'. From the library of the Belfast poet John Hewitt. Hewitt's The Day of the Corncrake was published in the same year as Door into the Dark and this copy was presented to Hewitt by Heaney to commemorate what would be a significant year for both writers. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, which is a little browned to the spine and has a small mark and a little wear to the foot.


The Magus

The Magus

FOWLES, John

First edition; 8vo; original quarter purple cloth and originally dust jacket with painting by Tom Adams. With the original Book Society Choice wrap around band Signed by the author on the title page. Fine copy with the band slightly faded to the spine.



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