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    Doris Lessing. Five Signed First Editions, including: Retreat to Innocence. [and:] The Golden Notebook. [and:] The Fifth Child. [and:] Mara and Dann. [and:] Walking in the Shade. All very good or better.

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    including: Retreat to Innocence. London: Michael Joseph / Prometheus Books, [1959]. First Prometheus edition after the Michael Joseph second impression of 1956. Octavo. 334 pages. Publisher's printed wrappers. Some wrinkling and sunning to spine. Moderate edge wear. Tape abrasion and inked-out price on front board. Tectblock edges toned. Very good condition. [and:] The Golden Notebook. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. First printing. Octavo. 568 pages. Publisher's cloth and original printed dust jacket. Moderate wear to book and jacket, with spine cloth somewhat frayed. Some paper loss at spine ends, including a thumbnail size piece missing at the spine head / top edge of front panel. Panels rubbed and lightly soiled. Tape stain to title page. A very good copy. [and:] The Fifth Child. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First edition. Octavo. 133 pages. Publisher's cloth and original pictorial dust jacket. Minor edge wear to boards. Fine condition. [and:] Mara and Dann. An Adventure. [New York]: HarperFlamingo, [1999]. First edition. Octavo. 407 pages. Publisher's cloth and original pictorial dust jacket. Minimal edge wear to boards. Fine condition. [and:] Walking in the Shade. Volume II of My Autobiography. 1949-1962. [New York]: HarperCollins Publishers, [1997]. First edition. Octavo. 404 pages. Publisher's cloth and original pictorial dust jacket. Fine condition.

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