Modern First Editions


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LARKIN, Philip

The Whitsun Weddings

London: Faber, 1964

8vo, pp. 46. Original deep red cloth boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrapper.

First edition. Published in February 1964 in an edition of ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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CRANE, Clarkson

The Western Shore

New York: Harcourt, Brace 1925

8vo, pp. 303. Original black boards, lettered in brown on front panel and spine.

First edition.
Clarkson Crane (1894-1971)... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£500.00

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STUART, Alexander

The War Zone

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1989

8vo, pp. 207. Original orange boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
Filmed in 1999 with Ray Winstone, directed by... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£40.00

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan

The Valley Of Fear

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1915

8vo, pp. 306, 6pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original read boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Edges... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£650.00

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[pseud. CONNOLLY, Cyril] PALINURUS

The Unquiet Grave

London: Horizon, 1944

8vo., pp. 107. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, no. 419 of 1000 copies.

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£100.00

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WHITE, Patrick

The Twyborn Affair

London: Cape, 1979

8vo, pp. 432. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Top edge brown.

First edition.

The Twyborn Affair was... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£60.00

1310

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De BERNIERES, Louis

The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman

London: Secker & Warburg, 1992

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

First edition.

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£175.00

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GREEN, Julian

The Transgressor

New York: Pantheon, 1957

8vo, pp. 222. Original white hessian boards, initialled in brown, black spine lettered in gilt.

First edition in English, first published as Le Malfaiteur in Paris the previous... [more]

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£75.00

3407

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TENNANT, Emma

The Time Of The Crack

London: Cape, 1973

8vo, pp. 142. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition of Tennant's second book, and the first... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£20.00

2437

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Thirteen Gun Salute

London: Collins, 1989

8vo, pp. 319. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

Instalment no. 13 in what became O'Brian's 20-volume ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£200.00

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SPARK, Muriel

The Takeover

London: Methuen, 1976

8vo, pp. 266. Original green boards, lettered in white to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition.

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£35.00

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Surgeon's Mate

London: Collins, 1980

8vo, pp. 315. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to both panels and spine.

Proof copy of the seventh book in the... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£500.00

3110

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SHAW, Robert

The Sun Doctor

London: Chatto & Windus, 1961

8vo, pp. 275. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition. C. DAY LEWIS' COPY, WITH HIS ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£275.00

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MORTIMER, John

The Summer Of A Dormouse

London: Viking, 2000

8vo, pp. 213. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, later impression (incomplete number... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£195.00

2322

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[trans. AUDEN, W.H.] GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang Von

The Sorrows Of Young Werther and Novella

New York: Random House, 1971

8vo, pp. 201. Original ecru boards, lettered in silver to front panel and gilt to spine. Top edge orange, leading and lower edges... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£45.00

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DUNNING, John

The Sign Of The Book

New York: Scribner, 2005

8vo, pp. 353. Original red and yellow three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt on red at spine.

First edition, first printing, with complete ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£35.00

3048

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PROULX, E. Annie

The Shipping News

New York: Scribner's, 1993

8vo, pp. 364. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel and spine.

Uncorrected advance proof copy, SIGNED BY... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

2328

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Shield Of Achilles

New York: Random House, 1955

8vo, pp. 84. Original three-quarter black boards, lettered in grey to spine.

First edition, preceding the first UK edition published... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00


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