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Mervyn Peake
Gormenghast Cycle (Titus Groan, Gormenghast, Titus Alone)
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946. Set as a whole: Very Good books in Very Good dust jackets, will grade separately in description. See photos and description for details. First editions, first printings, all first state points met. Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode (London, 1946-59). Titus Groan First edition, first printing, published by Eyre & Spottiswoode (London, 1946). Dust jacket in the scarce first state. Book condition: near fine, gift inscription to previous owner on front endpaper, a bit of spotting to page edges, mostly at top edges toward spine where there is a small patch of dampstaining. Quite a nice copy, especially considering it was made under wartime restrictions and is thus quite vulnerable. Dust jacket condition: very good, some age toning to spine and rear panel, some restoration has been done to the spine ends where they must have been chipped at some point. Also a crease along spine. Presents nicely, with price of 15s Net present on front flap. Protected in a removable mylar sleeve. Gormenghast First edition, first printing, published by Eyre & Spottiswoode (London, 1950). Book condition: fine, a touch of age toning but otherwise perfectly lovely. Bright, square, tight and clean throughout. Dust jacket condition: very good, price-clipped, an area with some restoration work where it must have been abraded at some point (about three inches down from top of spine), also a closed tear between top of spine and front panel which has been repaired. General but light edgewear otherwise. Quite bright and sharp, protected in a removable mylar sleeve. Titus Alon … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sunlit Cave Books [Edmonton, AB, Canada]

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