Modern First Editions


2326

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Shield Of Achilles

London: Faber, 1955

8vo, pp. 80. Original maroon boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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

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£75.00

3122

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KITCHIN, C.H.B.

The Secret River

London: Secker & Warburg, 1956

8vo, pp. 359. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine. Printed dustwrapper.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR IN THE ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£600.00

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GOLDING, William

The Scorpion God

London: Faber, 1971

8vo, pp. 178. Original pale yellow boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. Three short novels: The Scorpion God; Clonk... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£45.00

3130

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RAVEN, Simon

The Sabre Squadron

London: Anthony Blond, 1966

8vo, pp. 239. Original brown boards, lettered in silver to spine. Printed dustwrapper.

First edition.

The third novel in... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£40.00

2391

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GREENE, Graham

The Return Of A. J. Raffles

London: Bodley Head, 1975

Small 8vo, pp. 80. Original orange boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition. No. 202 of 250 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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£300.00

3190

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WHEATLEY, Dennis

The Rape Of Venice

London: Hutchinson, 1959

8vo, pp. 446. Original dark blue boards, lettered in gilt and pale blue to spine, figurative design in gilt to front panel. Maps to endpapers.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£150.00

3212

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SPARK, Muriel

The Only Problem

London: Bodley Head, 1984

8vo, pp. 189. Original biscuit boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First trade edition, preceded by a signed... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£40.00

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BYROM, James

The Olive Mill

London: Heinemann, 1966

8vo, pp. 284. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO THE NOVELIST AND CRITIC DEREK... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£65.00

24154

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[ed. GREENE, Graham]

The Old School

London: Cape, 1934

8vo, pp. 256. Original black boards, lettered in pale blue to front panel and spine. Bottom edge uncut.

First edition.

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

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£1,200.00

1010

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Le CARRE, John

The Naive And Sentimental Lover

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1971

8vo., pp. 416. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition.

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£65.00

1413

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MILLER, Arthur

The Misfits

New York: Viking Press, 1961

8vo, pp. 132. Original beige boards, lettered in red on spine.

First edition of Miller's novelisation of his own screenplay. The film... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£250.00

2347

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FULLER, Roy

The Middle Of A War

London: Hogarth Press, 1942

Small 8vo, pp. 48. Original green boards, lettered in black to spine.

First edition. Volume VIII in the New Hogarth Library.

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£35.00

2434

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Mauritius Command

London: Collins, 1977

8vo, pp. 268. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

An early entry -- instalment four -- in O'Brian's... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£225.00

2323

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[trans. AUDEN, W.H., and KALLMAN, Chester]

The Magic Flute

New York: Random House, 1957

8vo, pp. 108. Original three-quarter pink and grey striped boards, lettered in mauve, blue, orange and silver to spine. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£65.00

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MacDONALD, John D.

The Lonely Silver Rain

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1985

8vo, pp. 232. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First UK edition of this Travis McGee... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£20.00

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

The Little Warrior

New York: George H. Doran, 1920

8vo, pp. 384. Original tan boards, lettered in green and tan-on-green to front panel and spine. Lacking the dustwrapper.

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

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£295.00

2421

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[illus. pseud. CRAIGIE, Dorothy [GLOVER, Dorothy]] GREENE, Graham

The Little Horse Bus

London: Max Parrish, 1952

Small 4to, pp. 35. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine, and gilt device to front panel.

First edition.

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

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£150.00

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NESS, Patrick

The Knife Of Never Letting Go

London: Walker Books, 2008

8vo., pp. 479. Original illustrated boards, covered by the original transparent dustwrapper lettered in red.

First edition of the first book in the Chaos Walking trilogy, the... [more]

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£95.00


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