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In The Beginning
DOUGLAS, Norman

NY: John Day. (1928). 8vo. Black cloth. 309 p. 2nd prtg. Some foxing at top edges, light wear; else very good. [10491] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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Some Limericks: Collected for the Use of Students, & Enslpendour'd with Introduction, Geographical Index, and with Notes Explanatory and Critical
DOUGLAS, Norman

New York: Grove Press, A Black Circle Book, (1967). Slim 8vo. Purple cloth. 94 p. 1st printing. Fine in Fine d/j. [14696] (show more)

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According to Douglas, it was during the reign of Queen Victoria that the fine art of the limerick achieved its greatest successes. Most of the choices in this volume come from that Golden Period of the limerick with a few from the Silver Age of the twenties.

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Birds and Beasts of the Greek Anthology
DOUGLAS, Norman

Foreword by William Alexnder Percy. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, (1929). 12mo. Cloth-backed boards. xv, 218 p. 1st American ed. Fine in near fine d.w. with a couple of tiny chips at edges. [72627] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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In The Beginning
DOUGLAS, Norman

New York: John Day, (1928). 8vo. Decorative boards. 309 p. 1st American ed. Name on front endpaper, blind stamp on title page & on page 309, front hinge starting; elseVG in soiled & edgeworn d/j. [9930] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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Violet Hunting and Other Pawky Pastimes
NORMAN, Douglas (pseudonym of John Ruyle)

Berkeley: The Iron Dyke Company, 1992. 24mo. Wraps. 31 p. 1st ed. One of 50 (of 76) numbered copies. Fine. [79234] (show more)

Price: $35.00

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Going to the Dogs: A Watsonian Gambado
NORMAN, Douglas (pseudonym of John Ruyle)

Berkeley: The Iron Dyke Company, 1987. 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. Four-page leaflet. One of 100 copies. Fine. [79323] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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The Ghost of the Wizard of Oz and Sixteen Other Limericks
NORMAN, Douglas (pseudonym of John Ruyle)

Berkeley: Privately printed at the Sign of the Pied Typers, 1978. Oblong 64mo. Wraps. 17 p. 1st ed. One of 75 (of 100) numbered copies. About fine. [79340] (show more)

Price: $30.00

A few feature Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson & Sebastian Moran.

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The Sign of the Foreskin: The Base Book of Sherlock Holmes
NORMAN, Douglas (pseudonym of John Ruyle)

Watsonville, Calif.: The Iron Dyke Company, 1985. Oblong 32mo. Wraps. 29 p. 1st ed. One of 75 numbered copies (this copy out-of-series). Fine. [79510] (show more)

Price: $50.00

Volume of Sherlockian limericks which are said to provide a "glimpse of the seamy underbelly of Victorian society".

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Violet Hunting and Other Pawky Pastimes
NORMAN, Douglas (pseudonym of John Ruyle)

Berkeley: The Iron Dyke Company, 1992. 24mo. Wraps. 31 p. 1st ed. One of 50 (of 76) numbered copies. This copy designated as "Final Page Proof. Finished March 5, 1992" at the colophon & "Page Proof" on the half-title & front cover. SIGNED as John Ruyle & as Douglas Norman. Very good. [79625] (show more)

Price: $60.00

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