Modern First Editions


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[Olympia Press] O'CONNOR, Philip

Steiner's Tour

Paris: Olympia Press, 1960

8vo, pp. 170. Original green stiff paper wrappers. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First edition.
Extracts from the book appeared in the Olympia Press publication Evergreen Review,... [more]

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£25.00

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AUDEN, W.H.

Spain

London: Faber, 1937

8vo, pp. 12. Original red stiff paper wrappers with foldover flaps. Partly unopened.

First edition. English literary scholar Nevill Coghill's... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£250.00

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AUDEN, W.H.

Spain

London: Faber, 1937

8vo, pp. 12. Original red stiff paper wrappers with foldover flaps. Partly unopened.

First edition.

Auden donated all royalties from ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£350.00

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OKRI, Ben

Songs Of Enchantment

London: Cape, 1993

8vo, pp. 297. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

Advance reading copy, no. 84 of 200 copies, so stamped on both dustwrapper and ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£50.00

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OKRI, Ben

Songs Of Enchantment

London: Cape, 1993

8vo, pp. 297. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.

Okri's follow-up to his Booker-winning The... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£40.00

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EDMUNDS, Murrell

Sojourn Among Shadows

Idaho: Caxton, 1936

8vo, pp. 144. Original grey boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First edition.
Murrell Edmunds (1898-1981) was from a distinguished Southern family, and abandoned a legal... [more]

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£65.00

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COETZEE, J.M.

Slow Man

London: Secker & Warburg, 2005

8vo, pp.265. Original card wrappers. Very lightly marked here and there, otherwise a fine, unread copy.... [more]

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£40.00

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GORDIMER, Nadine

Six Feet Of The Country

London: Gollancz, 1956

8vo, pp. 223. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition of Gordimer's second collection of short stories, after Face To Face [1949].

A very nice example of the author's scarce fourth book.

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£75.00

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CRACE, Jim

Signals Of Distress

London: Viking: 1994

8vo, pp. 276. Original grey boards lettered in gilt on spine.

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£25.00

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COLEMAN, Lonnie

Ship's Company

Boston: Little, Brown, 1955

8vo, pp. 229. Original grey boards, lettered in green on spine.

First edition.
A compendium of vignettes of wartime life aboard the U.S.S. Nellie Crocker, including one about the... [more]

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£50.00

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WINTERSON, Jeanette

Sexing The Cherry

London: Bloomsbury 1989

8vo, pp. 167. Original dark blue boards lettered in gold, blue silk bookmark.

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The fourth novel by the author of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£50.00

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WINTERSON, Jeanette

Sexing The Cherry

London: Bloomsbury, 1989

8vo, pp. 167. Original blue boards, lettered in gold on spine and front panel. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First edition.

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£65.00

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JOHNSON, B.S.

See The Old Lady Decently

New York: Viking, 1975

8vo, pp. 139. Original black boards, lettered in tan and green to spine. Grey endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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£125.00

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AUDEN, W.H.

Secondary Worlds

London: Faber, 1968

8vo, pp. 144. Original pink boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

The first series of Eliot lectures, four in all, first ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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COOPER, Susan

Seaward

New York: Atheneum, 1973

8vo, pp. 167. Original pale blue boards, lettered in dark blue on front panel and spine.

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Fantasy coming-of-age... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£35.00

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RUSSELL, Bertrand

Satan In The Suburbs

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1953

8vo, pp. 148. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on black spine. Small owner's label to front free endpaper.

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

Sarah's Youth

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1938

8vo, pp. 311. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO TITLE PAGE, AND... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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CATHER, Willa

Sapphira And The Slave Girl

New York: Knopf, 1940

8vo, pp. 295. Original green boards, title labels printed in black and tan to front panel and spine. Top edge stained red, leading edge... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£200.00


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