Modern First Editions


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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OTIS, Harry

The Keval, And Other Gay Adventures

Los Angeles: One Incorporated, 1959

8vo, pp. 106. Original stiff card wrappers.

First edition.
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£55.00

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

The Intrusion Of Jimmy

New York: W.J. Watt, 1910

8vo, pp. 314. Original green illustrated boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Tissue guard to frontispiece.

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£495.00

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Hundred Days

London: Harper Collins, 1998

8vo, pp. 281. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition of the nineteenth book in the... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£60.00

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BOURJAILY, Vance

The Hound of Earth

New York: Scribner's, 1955

8vo, pp. 250. Original black boards, lettered in black and yellow on spine.

First edition.
Bourjaily's second novel, about an atomic scientist haunted by post-Hiroshima guilt. Some... [more]

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£75.00

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GREENE, Graham

The Honorary Consul

London: Bodley Head, 1973

8vo, pp. 335. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

A very nice copy.

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£95.00

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STONE, Grace Zaring

The Grotto

New York: Harper Bros., 1951

8vo, pp. 249. Original pale blue textured boards and black spine, lettered in gilt at spine.

First edition.
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£40.00

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McGRATH, Pat

The Green Leaves Of Nottingham

London: W.H. Allen, 1970

8vo, pp. 172. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, written when he was fourteen years old and published a year later. With a foreword by Alan Sillitoe, and a marvellously evocative photograph of the author on the rear panel.


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LESSING, Doris

The Good Terrorist

London: Cape, 1985

8vo, pp. 370. Original black boards lettered in gold on spine.

First edition, lacking the rare wraparound band.

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£35.00


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