Modern First Editions


2275

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AMIS, Kingsley

One Fat Englishman

London: Gollancz, 1963

8vo, pp. 192. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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£65.00

2344

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AUDEN, W.H.

On This Island

New York: Random House, 1937

8vo, pp. 68. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine.

First US edition. The contemporary ownership signature... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

2345

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AUDEN, W.H. and ISHERWOOD, Christopher

On The Frontier

New York: Random House, 1939

8vo, pp. 121. Original ecru boards with black stripe, lettered in red to front panel and spine.

First US edition, preceded by the UK... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

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CHATWIN, Bruce

On The Black Hill

London: Cape, 1982

8vo, pp. 249. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
Chatwin's third book, and his first novel.

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£75.00

2048

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DOYLE, Roddy

Oh, Play That Thing

London: Jonathan Cape, 2004

8vo, pp.376. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on the spine.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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£35.00

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DURRELL, Lawrence

Nunquam

London: Faber, 1970

8vo, pp. 283. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£50.00

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MILNE, A.A.

Now We Are Six

London: Methuen, 1927

8vo, pp. 104. Original maroon boards, lettered in gilt to spine and with E.H. Shepard designs in gilt to front and rear panels. Pink endpapers with... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£175.00

3215

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SPARK, Muriel

Not To Disturb

London: Observer Books, 1971

8vo, pp. 159. Original yellow three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt to tan spine, illustration in gilt to front panel. Yellow endpapers, silk... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

2336

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AUDEN, W.H., and TAYLOR Paul B.

Norse Poems

London: Athlone Press, 1981

8vo, pp. 256. Original claret boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

A fine, unread copy.

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£25.00

3437

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AUDEN, W.H.

Nones

New York: Random House, 1951

8vo, pp. 81. Original grey three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and in gilt on blue to spine. Printed... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£60.00

2325

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AUDEN, W.H.

Nones

London: Faber, 1952

8vo, pp. 72. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition, preceded by the US edition which had appeared the previous... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£150.00

2346

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AUDEN, W.H.

New Year Letter

London: Faber, 1941

8vo, pp. 188. Original grey boards, lettered in red to spine.

First UK edition. First published two months earlier in the US under the title... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£150.00

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FULLER, Roy

New Poems

London: Andre Deutsch, 1968

8vo, pp. 61. Original dark blue boards lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of Fuller's second collection of poetry following the... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£30.00

3230

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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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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

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

2582

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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

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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