Modern First Editions


2053

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BALLARD, J.G

Running Wild

London: Hutchinson, 1988

8vo, pp.72. Original black and brown three quarter boards, lettered in gilt to cover and spine.... [more]

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£60.00

3308

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GLYDER, John

Rude Awakening

London: Herbert Jenkins, N.d. [1948]

8vo, pp. 251, 4pp. publisher's advertisements bound in at rear. Original orange boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£50.00

2278

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WHITE, Patrick

Riders In The Chariot

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1961

8vo, pp. 552. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition.

Both the US and UK editions of this... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

3291

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MILLER, Henry

Reunion In Barcelona

London: Scorpion Press, 1959

8vo, pp. 38. Original cream still paper wrappers, lettered in red and black to front panel.

First edition. No. 211 of 500 copies, of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£45.00

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GARNER, Alan

Red Shift

London: Collins, 1973

8vo, pp. 158. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.


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YATES, Dornford

Red In The Morning

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1946

8vo, pp. 255. Original tan boards, a little cocked, printed in black on spine.

First edition.

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£35.00

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BARR, James [pseud. FUGATE, James]

Quatrefoil

New York: Greenberg, 1950

8vo, pp. 373. Original black boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition of the author's first book, inscribed by Barr to Richard Yates on the front free... [more]

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£1,750.00

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MOODY, Rick

Purple America

New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1997

8vo, pp. 298. Original purple and black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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

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£45.00

2327

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[contrib. AUDEN, W.H.]

Public School Verse

London: Heinemann, 1924

Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original grey three-quarter boards, printed spine label.

First edition. One of only 500 copies, and Auden's first... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£375.00

2585

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Psmith, Journalist

London: A&C Black, 1915

8vo, pp. 247. Original blue illustrated boards, lettered in yellow to front panel and in gilt to spine. No dustwrapper.

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£1,500.00

2586

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Psmith In The City

London: A&C Black, 1910

8vo, pp. 266, 2 pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original blue illustrated boards, lettered in gold and white to front panel and gold on yellow to ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£2,250.00

2254

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[AIKEN, Conrad; ANDERSON, Sherwood; BENET, Stephen Vincent; BROMFIELD, Louis; DREISER, Theodore; van VECHTEN, Carl]

Prose Quartos

New York: Random House, 1930

6 vols., 8vos. Various pp. Original oversized stiff paper wrappers, various colours, printed spine labels. Top edges cut, others uncut. Original... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

2435

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

Post Captain

London: Collins, 1972

8vo, pp. 414. Original pale blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

Only the second instalment in what would be... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£325.00

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FULLER, Roy

Poor Roy

London: Andre Deutsch, 1977

8vo, pp. 64. Original green boards lettered in silver on spine.

First edition of the author's second book of poems for children.

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£35.00

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THIRLWELL, Adam

Politics

London: Cape, 2003

8vo., pp. 279. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£20.00

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PLATH, Sylvia

Poetry 1960 An Appetiser

Hull: Critical Quarterly, N.d. [1960]

8vo, pp. 24. Original printed paper wrappers.

First edition. SYLVIA PLATH'S FIRST APPEARANCE IN BOOK FORM.

This pamphlet, an anthology of '50s writers, new poems by established poets and prize poems, trumpets on the front wrapper the inclusion of work from, among others, Kingsley Amis, Ted Hughes, Thom Gunn, John Wain and Philip Larkin. Sylvia Plath's poem, Medallion, is on p. 20, and had won a Critical Quarterly prize in 1959.

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£40.00

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JOHNSON, B.S.

Poems

London: Constable, 1964

Small 8vo, pp. 53. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO TONY AND JUNE TILLINGHAST:... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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BERRYMAN, John

Poems

Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1942

8vo, pp. 26. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black and with publisher's device to front panel.

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£95.00


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