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Close, Robert S.

Published by Popular Library. 1952 (1952)

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Item Description: Popular Library. 1952, 1952. Rpt. #396.PB. G-VG. Lightly edge brwnd leaves reglued neatly albeit wi/light-mod. roll yet lightly read in cv wi/lightly chipped background creases that detract light-mod. . Bookseller Inventory # 451298

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Love Me Sailor: Close, Robert S.

Close, Robert S.

Published by Popular Library

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Item Description: Popular Library. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. A clean, tight, and attractive copy, with no spine creases. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 517414793

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Close, Robert S

Published by Fell, New York (1950)

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Item Description: Fell, New York, 1950. hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First American Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP96985846

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Close, Robert S.

Published by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York (1950)

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Item Description: Frederick Fell, Inc., New York, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. 8vo. 286 pages. Hardcover with a blue and black dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to the jacket, which is not price-clipped. A sound copy with clean text. Bookseller Inventory # 032163

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Robert S. Close

Published by Horwitz 1969 Paperback (1969)

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Item Description: Horwitz 1969 Paperback, 1969. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 740523

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Close,Robert S.

Published by Horwitz Publications Inc.Pty Ltd, Australia (1969)

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Item Description: Horwitz Publications Inc.Pty Ltd, Australia, 1969. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Horwitz Australian Library edition. Bookseller Inventory # 060163

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Close, Robert S.

Published by N/A N/A, N/A

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Item Description: N/A N/A, N/A. Paperback. Book Condition: good. N/A. N/A. N/A. Bookseller Inventory # 7867

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CLOSE, Robert.

Published by Melbourne, Georgian House 1945. (1945)

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Item Description: Melbourne, Georgian House 1945., 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Page edges slightly tanned, o/w very good in good dustjacket with some closed hinge tears and a few small restored pieces at the head and tail of the spine (no lettering or illustration loss). The author's first novel, dealing with the voyage of a windjammer and the chaos caused on board by its sole passenger, a neurotic nymphomaniac. The first edition sold out in a few weeks, and then Close and his publisher were charged with 'obscene libel'. Illustrated with internal decorations by Geoffrey Ingelton and a graphic three-colour jacket. An uncommon first in jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 26092

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Close, Robert Shaw

Published by W.H.Allen (1951)

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Item Description: W.H.Allen, 1951. Unknown Binding. Book Condition: Good. Hardcover Edition. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000579933

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Robert S. Close

Published by Horwitz Publications (1969)

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Item Description: Horwitz Publications, 1969. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Third Edition, 1969. Creasing to cover. Foxing/tanning to edges and/or ends. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001153294

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Close, Robert, S.

Published by Georgian House, Melbourne (1945)

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Item Description: Georgian House, Melbourne, 1945. Yellow Cloth, Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Ingleton, Geoffrey C. (illustrator). First Edition. Orignally banned and the author jailed obscencene libel!! Illustrated throughout with b/w illustrations. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 505658

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CLOSE,, Robert S.

Published by Melbourne, Georgian House, 1945. (1945)

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Item Description: Melbourne, Georgian House, 1945., 1945. [viii]+261pp. 8vo. Original decorated cloth. . Author's first book, for which he received the controversial conviction of obscene libel. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 57619

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Close, Robert, S.

Published by Georgia House, Melbourne, Australia (1945)

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Item Description: Georgia House, Melbourne, Australia, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Decorations By Ingleton, Geoffrey C. (illustrator). First Edition. Red Cloth, decorative bell on front cover. Two circular water marks to front cover. Some minor bumping to spine and corners. pages browning with age as would be expected of book this age. Firm binding, good readable type. The author's first novel whick sold out within a few weeks and was then banned in Australia. "Following the publication of "Love Me Sailor", publisher and author were convicted of obscene libel. The author was imprisoned but released when the sentence was modified on appeal. Robert Close was convicted of obscence libel and the work withdrawn. He was fined 100 pounds and sentenced to gaol. Georgian House (the publishers) were fined 500 pounds. The story concerns the presence, on board a rough sailing vessel, of a sex-crazed girl, who is the only passenger, in charge of the captain" Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000272

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Close, Robert S.

Published by Popular Library, New York (1952)

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Item Description: Popular Library, New York, 1952. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 220p. Original pictorial wrappers, all edges tinted green. This is the first American paperback printing. This first novel by the author was banned in Australia after its publication in in that country in 1945 with the author and publisher being charged with obscene libel. One tiny torn piece from top right hand corner of first page repaired with no loss of text. A nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 32349

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CLOSE,, Robert S.

Published by Melbourne, Georgian House, 1945. (1945)

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Item Description: Melbourne, Georgian House, 1945., 1945. [viii]+261pp. 8vo. Original cloth, slightly edge-worn dustwrapper, a very good copy. Author's first book, for which he received the controversial conviction of obscene libel. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 20291

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Close, Robert S.

Published by W. H. Allen, [1951], London (1951)

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Item Description: W. H. Allen, [1951], London, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 286p. Original red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Darkening to spine. A very good copy of the scarce first UK printing. This first novel by the author was banned in Australia with the author and publisher being charged with obscene libel. Bookseller Inventory # 5145

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Close (Robert S.)

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From: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. With decorations by Geoffrey C. Ingleton. Pp. viii+262(last blank), title page vignette and text illustrations; mustard cloth, lettered and decorated in black, faintly soiled; dust wrapper, edges lightly rubbed and split, the back panel slightly soiled; a couple of spots of foxing; Georgian House, Melbourne, 1945. First edition. *Author's first novel. Following publication of the novel the publisher and author were convicted of obscene libel. The author was imprisoned but was released after serving a week of the three month sentence when it was modified on appeal. Bookseller Inventory # 143556

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Close, Robert S.

Published by Georgian House, Melbourne (1945)

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Item Description: Georgian House, Melbourne, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. First American edition. 261pp. B&w ills in text. vg dj g clipped and chipped. Bookseller Inventory # 4400

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CLOSE,, Robert S.

Published by Melbourne, Georgian House 1945. (1945)

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Item Description: Melbourne, Georgian House 1945., 1945. [8]+261pp. 8vo. Original cloth in bright dustwrapper, slightly worn on backstrip. Black & white Illustrations. Book label on front paste-down. A very good copy. Close's suppressed novel remembered mainly for the 1948 literary, obscenity case. Bookseller Inventory # 109826

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CLOSE,, Robert S.

Published by Melbourne, Georgian House 1945. (1945)

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Item Description: Melbourne, Georgian House 1945., 1945. [8]+261pp. 8vo. Original cloth. Light offsetting to endpapers, a few spots on edges. An unusually good copy in dustwrapper, dustwrapper has a few short tears to upper edge. First edition. Close's suppressed novel remembered mainly for the 1948 literary obscenity case. Bookseller Inventory # 103694

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