Modern First Editions


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BELLOW, Saul

The Actual

New York: Viking, 1997

8vo, pp. 104. Original black boards, lettered in white on spine.

First edition of the novella by the Nobel Laureate, his thirteenth work of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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SPARK, Muriel

The Abbess Of Crewe

London: Methuen, 1974

8vo. pp. 128. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear panel.

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£50.00

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AMIS, Kingsley

That Uncertain Feeling

London: Gollancz, 1955

8vo, pp. 254. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition of the author's second novel.

Amis père is... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£175.00

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SPARK, Muriel

Territorial Rights

London: Macmillan, 1979

8vo, pp. 240. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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£35.00

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MORRISON, Toni

Tar Baby

London: Chatto & Windus, 1981

8vo, pp. 309. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition of the author's fourth novel.

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£45.00

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COETZEE, J. M.

Summertime

London: Harvill Secker, 2009

8vo, pp. 266. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. The third installment of Coetzee's 'fictionalised... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£45.00

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Summer Moonshine

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1938

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

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£600.00

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Summer Moonshine

New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1937

8vo, pp. 322. Original orange boards, lettered in orange-on-green to spine. Leading edge uncut. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, preceding the UK edition by four months.

Serialised in the Saturday Evening Post before publication in book form -- for which Wodehouse was paid $40,000.

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£495.00

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MISTRY, Rohinton

Such A Long Journey

London: Faber, 1991

8vo, pp. 339. Original blue boards, lettered in white on spine.

First edition of the author's first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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HILL, Susan

Strange Meeting

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1971

8vo, pp. 224. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to spine. Top edge read. Printed dustwrapper.

First edition.

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

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£30.00

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HIGGINS, Jack

Storm Warning

London: Collins, 1976

8vo, pp. 277. Original grey boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
WWII thriller from the author of The Eagle Has... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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MANN, Thomas

Stories Of Three Decades

New York: Knopf, 1936

8vo, pp. 567. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine and in blind to front board. Leading edge uncut. Top edge stained red.

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£125.00

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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.

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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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