Modern First Editions


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PARKIN, Molly

Up Tight

London: Blond & Briggs, 1975

8vo, pp. 208. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: 'Oct '75. For darling John and ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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PARKIN, Molly

Love: All

London: Blond & Briggs, 1974

8vo, pp. 191. Original black boards lettered in purple on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR:... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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LEONARD, Elmore

Maximum Bob

New York: Delacorte Press, 1991

8vo, pp. 295. Original grey and black boards with gilt lettering.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page.


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AMADO, Jorge

Home Is The Sailor

New York: Knopf, 1964

8vo, pp. 298. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine. Leading edge uncut, top edge stained green.

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DURRELL, Lawrence

Nunquam

London: Faber, 1970

8vo, pp. 283. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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[pseud. QUENEAU, Raymond] MARA, Sally

Journal Intime

Paris: Editions Du Scorpion [Jean Halluin], 1950

8vo, pp. 254. Original printed wrappers.

First trade edition, after 120 numbered copies on Alfa.

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CARVER, Raymond

Where I'm Calling From

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988

8vo, pp. 393. Original browned boards, tooled in gilt on front panel and lettered in gilt at spine. Leading edge... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BAINBRIDGE, Beryl

The Birthday Boys

London: Duckworth, 1991

Proof copy. 8vo, pp. 189. Original black boards, typed title label to front panel, lettered in gilt on spine.

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


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OKRI, Ben

Songs Of Enchantment

London: Cape, 1993

8vo, pp. 297. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

Advance reading copy, no. 84 of 200 copies, so stamped on both dustwrapper and ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BROOKNER, Anita

A Private View

London: Cape, 1994

8vo, pp.219. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to the spine.... [more]


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DEIGHTON, Len

Yesterday's Spy

London: Jonathan Cape, 1975

8vo, pp.224. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to the spine. Top edge stained marbled black.

First edition.

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GOLDING, William

Fire Down Below

London: Faber, 1989

8vo, pp.313. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine.

First edition.

A lovely copy.


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WHITE, Patrick

The Vivisector

London: Cape, 1970

8vo, pp. 642. Original vermillion boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Top edge black.

First UK edition.

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[pseud. BETJEMAN, John] FARRAN, Richard M.

Ground Plan To Skyline

London: Newman Neame, 1960

Small 8vo, pp. 14. Original illustrated paper wrappers.

First edition.

Betjeman's pseudonymous treatise on architecture and... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Over Seventy

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1957

8vo, pp. 190. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine, facsimile signature in gilt to front panel. Top edge red. Photographic... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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.
Young 2953

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INDRIDASON, Arnaldur

Jar City

New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2005

8vo, pp. 275. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

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CAREY, Peter

Illywhacker

London: Faber, 1985

8vo, pp. 600. Original red boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
Carey's second novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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£60.00


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