Modern First Editions


2317

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AUDEN, W.H.

City Without Walls

London: Faber, 1969

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

First edition.

A very nice copy.


2341

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AUDEN, W.H.

For The Time Being

London: Faber, 1944

8vo, pp. 124. Original orange boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition, the US edition having appeared six months earlier.

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3148

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NAIPAUL, V.S.

A Bend In The River

London: André Deutsch, 1979

8vo, pp. 296. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, author's photographic portrait to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3243

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HUGHES, Ted

Difficulties Of A Bridegroom

London: Faber, 1995

8vo, pp. 159. Original dark blue boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition. Poet and critic Anthony Thwaite's ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3278

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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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3281

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

The Yellow Admiral

London: Harper Collins, 1997

8vo, pp. 262. Original vermillion boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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

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3437

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AUDEN, W.H.

Nones

New York: Random House, 1951

8vo, pp. 81. Original grey three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and in gilt on blue to spine. Printed... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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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WINTERSON, Jeanette

Sexing The Cherry

London: Bloomsbury, 1989

8vo, pp. 167. Original blue boards, lettered in gold on spine and front panel. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First edition.

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BOYLE, Kay

Year Before Last

New York : Greenburg, 1932

8vo, pp. 373. Original red boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First edition.
Boyle's second novel, dedicated to the poet Emanuel Carnevali,... [more]

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EDMUNDS, Murrell

Sojourn Among Shadows

Idaho: Caxton, 1936

8vo, pp. 144. Original grey boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First edition.
Murrell Edmunds (1898-1981) was from a distinguished Southern family, and abandoned a legal... [more]

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BELLAH, James Warner

Gods Of Yesterday

New York/London: D. Appleton & Co., 1928

8vo, pp. 259. Original black boards, paper title labels to front panel and spine. Pictorial endpapers.

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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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MANTEL, Hilary

An Experiment In Love

London: Viking, 1995

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

First edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.


2275

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AMIS, Kingsley

One Fat Englishman

London: Gollancz, 1963

8vo, pp. 192. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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2276

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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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2318

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[BETJEMAN, John]

A Garland For The Laureate

Stratford-Upon-Avon: Celandine Press, 1981

Small 4to, unpaginated. Original marbled wrappers, title label lettered in red to front panel.

First edition. No. 166 of ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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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