Modern First Editions


3347

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GARDNER, John

Licence Renewed

London: Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1981

8vo, pp. 270. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£300.00

2426

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GRAVES, Robert

Life Of The Poet Gnaeus Robertulus Gravesa

Deya: New Seizin Press, 1990

Small octavo, pp. 16. Original vellum boards, lettered in red on front panel. Pale green leaf of advice on preserving the vellum tipped... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

2331

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AUDEN, W.H.

Look, Stranger!

London: Faber, 1936

8vo, pp. 68. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

Auden was less than impressed by Faber's choice of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£65.00

2612

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Lord Emsworth And Others

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1937

8vo, pp. 312. 8 pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original red boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£850.00

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CASTRO, Adam-Troy

Lost In Booth Nine

Woodinville: Silver Salamander Press, 1993

8vo, pp. 208. Original black boards, lettered in red on front panel and spine.

First edition. No. 126 of 300 hardbound... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£40.00

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PARKIN, Molly

Love: All

London: Blond & Briggs, 1974

8vo, pp. 191. Original black boards lettered in purple on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR:... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£50.00

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YATES, Dornford

Lower Than Vermin

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1950

8vo, pp. 325. Original black boards, lettered in blue on spine.

First edition.

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£25.00

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BROWN, George Mackay

Magnus

London: Hogarth Press, 1973

8vo, pp. 206. Original red boards, lettered in gold on spine.

First edition of Brown's second novel, the basis for Peter Maxwell Davies' one-act opera The Martyrdom of Saint... [more]

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£45.00

3326

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GALSWORTHY, John

Maid In Waiting

London: Heinemann, 1931

8vo, pp. 349. Original three-quarter green boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spine. Publisher's device in gilt to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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LEONARD, Elmore

Maximum Bob

New York: Delacorte Press, 1991

8vo, pp. 295. Original grey and black boards with gilt lettering.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page.


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WEST, Nathanael

Miss Lonelyhearts

New York: New Directions, N.d. [1946]

Small 8vo, pp. 142. Original cream boards, lettered in black to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

The New Classics edition,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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ADAMS, Douglas

Mostly Harmless

London: Heinemann, 1992

8vo, pp. 219. Original grey boards lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
A lovely copy.

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£30.00

3224

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SOMERVILLE, E. OE, and ROSS, Martin [pseud. MARTIN, Violet]

Mount Music

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1919

8vo, pp. 309. Original green boards, lettered in black to front panel and gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£650.00

2310

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[illus. BAWDEN, Edward] AUDEN, W.H.

Mountains

London: Faber, 1954

8vo, 4 pp., unpaginated. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front and rear panels. Stitched binding. Original pink envelope,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Mr. McGee's Big Day

N.p. [New York]: N.p., N.d. [1950]

10 pp. loose leaf, corrected typescript, rectos only, business card to top left of p.2. Two pages in each of five acid-free plastic... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£3,000.00

2682

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Mulliner Nights

New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1933

8vo, pp. 312. Original orange boards, lettered in black and orange-on-black to front panel and spine. Top edge red, leading edge uncut.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

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GEE, Maggie

My Driver

London: Telegram, 2009

8vo, pp. 321. Original black boards, lettered in black on a gold spine. In the dustwrapper.

First edition.
Longlisted for the 2010 Costa Book Awards.

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£25.00

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SOMERVILLE, E. OE, and ROSS, Martin [pseud. MARTIN, Violet]

Naboth's Vineyard

London: Richard Edward King, N.d.

Small 8vo, pp. 280, 20pp. publisher's advertisements bound in at rear. Original green illustrated boards, lettered in black to front panel... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£250.00


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