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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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1 Doyle, A. Conan The Firm of Girdlestone: A Romance of the Unromantic
London Chatto & Windus 1913 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
1/2" chip to front endpaper. Pages browning. 2 1/2" tear to first text leaf, without loss of text. Rubber stamp on first text leaf. Tail corners of final four leaves a little dog-eared. ; This copy appears to be from one of Chatto & Windus's series of paperback novels (sixpenny series?), which has been bound into a later cloth binding, without the original wrappers. 156 pages + [4] pages advertisements. Dimensions: 8 3/4" by 6". Two tone cloth binding, with gilt lettering on spine and front board. The author's first novel, originally published in 1890.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 33.75 NZD
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2 Doyle, A. Conan The Gully of Bluemansdyke, and Other Stories
London Walter Scott [1892] First Thus Softcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Front wrapper and spine missing. Rear wrapper has numerous 1" tears and 2" chips. Internally good. No signatures. Some spotting to page edges, extending 1/4" into margins of pages. Scattered foxing to advertisements and preliminary pages. ; Previously published as "Mysteries and Adventures", then republished with the title "The Gully of Bluemansdyke". This wrappered edition was preceded by an edition in cloth. No date [1892]. 249, (1) pages + 6 pages advertisements. Paper wrappers. The foot of page 249 reads "Printed by WALTER SCOTT, Felling, Newcastle-on-Tyne."; 12mo 
Price: 121.50 NZD
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3 Doyle, A. Conan (Sir) & Joseph McCabe Verbatim Report of a Public Debate on "The Truth of Spiritualism" between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, M. D. , LL. D. (Representing Spiritualism) , and Joseph McCabe (Reprsenting the Rationalist Press Association) Held At the Queen's Hall, London [...]
London Watts & Co. 1920 First Edition Original Cloth Good+ with no dust jacket 
vi, 57 pages. Hardcover edition. Orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Black border on front board. No signatures or stamps. Some fading to spine. Minor spots of staining to cloth covers. Cloth on front and rear boards generally clean and brightly coloured. Slight rubbing to ends of spine. No bumping to corners of boards. Some foxing to endpapers and occasional spots of foxing throughout. Some light browning to pages throughout. "Revised by Both Disputants", i. E. The transcript of the oral debate has been revised by the disputants before appearing in published form.; 8vo 
Price: 222.75 NZD
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