Modern First Editions


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SASSOON, Siegfried

The Flower-Show Match And Other Pieces

London: Faber, 1941

8vo, pp. 157. Original green boards, lettered in red on front panel and spine.

First edition.
A small volume of memoirs culled from earlier work.

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£40.00

3046

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ONDAATJE, Michael

The English Patient

London: Bloomsbury, 1992

8vo, pp. 302. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, photographic author's portrait to rear flap. Blue endpapers,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£495.00

2342

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Enchafed Flood

London: Faber, 1951

8vo, pp. 126. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition, its US counterpart having appeared nine months earlier.

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£75.00

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BENCHLEY, Robert

The Early Worm

New York: Henry Holt, 1927

8vo, pp. 263. Original green boards, lettered in yellow to front panel and spine.

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

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£350.00

2060

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DIBDIN, Michael

The Dying of the Light

London: Faber and Faber 1993

8vo, pp.151. Orignal black boards, lettered in white to spine.... [more]

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£35.00

2340

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Dyer's Hand

London: Faber, 1963

8vo, pp. 527. Original blue-green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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


3280

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MacDONALD, John D.

The Dreadful Lemon Sky

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1974

8vo., pp. 228. Original grey three-quarter boards, lettered in silver on black to spine. Yellow endpapers. Printed dustwrapper with... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£75.00

2337

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Double Man

New York: Random House, 1941

8vo, pp. 189. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Top edge black.

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

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£95.00

3341

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FLEMING, Ian

The Diamond Smugglers

London: Cape, 1957

8vo, pp. 160. Original black boards, lettered in white to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition. Introduction by 'John Blaize' --... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

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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

2301

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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

2613

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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

2054

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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

1022

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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

3210

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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

3286

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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

2296

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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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