Modern First Editions


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SITWELL, Osbert

The Death Of A God

London: Macmillan, 1949

8vo, pp. 247. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. A collection of nineteen short stories previously published in ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£30.00

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Dance Of Death

London: Faber, 1933

8vo, pp. 38. Original green boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine.

First edition. A dramatic poem.

This was Auden's... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

The Crime Wave At Blandings

New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1937

8vo, pp. 330. Original blue boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine. Yellow endpapers, leading edge uncut. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£750.00

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MALOUF, David

The Conversations at Curlow Creek

London: Chatto & Windus 1996

8vo, pp.214. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to the spine. A little light sunning to spine, otherwise a fine copy... [more] .

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£35.00

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THEROUX, Paul

The Consul's File

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977

8vo., pp. 192. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.

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£50.00

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ADDONIA, Sulaiman

The Consequences Of Love

London: Chatto & Windus, 2008

8vo, pp. 346. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: 'David, What can I say.... Thank you for your wonderful support. Best Wishes,... [more]

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£50.00

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SPARK, Muriel

The Comforters

London: Macmillan, 1957

8vo, pp. 233. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated, later issue dustwrapper.

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

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£150.00

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GREENE, Graham

The Comedians

London: Bodley Head, 1966

8vo, pp. 313. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition.

Filmed a year after... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Collected Poetry Of W.H. Auden

New York: Random House, 1945

8vo, pp. 466. Original green boards, brown spine label lettered in gilt. Top edge green.

First edition.

Random House took... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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WHITE, Patrick

The Cockatoos

London: Cape, 1974

8vo, pp. 307. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Top edge blue.

First edition.

A collection of six novellas and short... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£65.00

2045

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JAMES, P.D

The Children of Men

London: Faber and Faber, 1992

8vo, pp.239. Original black boards, lettered in white on spine A near fine, unread copy with just the lightest of edgewear... [more]

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£40.00

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TREVOR, William

The Children Of Dynmouth

London: Bodley Head, 1976

8vo., pp. 222. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. Booker shortlisted, and winner of the Whitbread Prize.

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£45.00

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BINYON, Laurence

The Burning Of The Leaves And Other Poems

London: Macmillan, 1944

8vo, pp. 18. Original paper wrappers.

First edition.

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£25.00

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NORTON, Mary

The Borrowers Aloft

London: J.M. Dent, 1951

8vo, pp. 154. Original blue boards, lettered in red to spine. Line drawing in red to front panel. Illustrated endpapers and... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£65.00

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NORTON, Mary

The Borrowers Afloat

London: J.M. Dent, 1959

8vo, pp. 176. Original blue boards, lettered in red to spine. Line drawing in red to front panel. Illustrated endpapers and... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

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DUNNING, John

The Bookman's Wake

New York : Scribner, 1995

8vo, pp. 351. Original tan and maroon quarter boards, lettered in red and tan-on-red on spine.

First edition. The second of Dunning's biblio-mysteries featuring the bookloving detective... [more]

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£45.00

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DeLILLO, Don

The Body Artist

London: Picador, 2001

8vo, pp. 124. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.
Review copy: London Review of Books slip laid in.

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£15.00

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[Olympia Press] DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Olympia Press, 1959

Small octavo, pp. 301. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First issue of the two Olympia Press versions issued by Maurice Girodias.
First published by Girodias' father Jack Kahane... [more]

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£50.00


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