Modern First Editions


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.

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2328

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Shield Of Achilles

New York: Random House, 1955

8vo, pp. 84. Original three-quarter black boards, lettered in grey to spine.

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2314

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AUDEN, W.H. and ISHERWOOD, Christopher

The Ascent Of F6

London: Faber, 1936

8vo, pp. 123. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition, one of 2000 copies.

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2313

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BERRYMAN, John

Poems

Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1942

8vo, pp. 26. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black and with publisher's device to front panel.

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2304

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Age Of Anxiety

London: Faber, 1948

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

First UK edition, preceded by the US edition issued the previous year.

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2300

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WHITE, Patrick

Four Plays

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1965

8vo, pp. 356. Original black boards, lettered in gilt at spine.

First edition.

This collection of White's highly... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2297

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AUDEN, W.H.

Homage To Clio

New York: Random House, 1960

8vo, pp. 91. Original quarter-bound black cloth boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Top edge red.

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[AIKEN, Conrad; ANDERSON, Sherwood; BENET, Stephen Vincent; BROMFIELD, Louis; DREISER, Theodore; van VECHTEN, Carl]

Prose Quartos

New York: Random House, 1930

6 vols., 8vos. Various pp. Original oversized stiff paper wrappers, various colours, printed spine labels. Top edges cut, others uncut. Original... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2208

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LARKIN, Philip

Femmes Damnées

Oxford: Sycamore Press, 1978

Single sheet, folded twice, printed in blue to front and rear panels.

First edition. One of 400 copies.

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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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2593

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Performing Flea

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1953

8vo, pp. 224. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine, facsimile signature in gilt to front panel. Photographic... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£85.00

2330

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AUDEN, W.H.

Homage To Clio

London: Faber, 1960

8vo, pp. 91. Original maroon boards, lettered in silver spine.

First UK edition.

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2171

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SPARK, Muriel

Harper And Wilton

London: Colophon Press, 1996

Large 8vo, pp. 17. Original quarter-bound boards in Nigerian goatskin. Title label to front panel.

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2170

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SPARK, Muriel

A Hundred and Eleven Years Without A Chauffeur

London: Colophon Press, 2001

Large 8vo, pp. 15. Original oversize blue stiff paper wrappers. Title label to front panel. Sewn gatherings.

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

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McGAHERN, John

Amongst Women

London: Faber, 1990

8vo, pp. 184. Original orange boards, lettered in black on spine.

First edition of this Booker-shortlisted novel.

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MURDOCH, Iris

A Severed Head

London: Chatto & Windus, 1961

8vo, pp. 251. Original tan boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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MORLEY, Christopher

Thunder On The Left

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1925

8vo, pp. 273. Original black boards, blue paper labels lettered in black to front panel and spine. Top edge stained... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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WILNER, Herbert

All The Little Heroes

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966

8vo, pp. 487. Original pink and blue cloth, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO KAY BOYLE : 'For Kay, In all respect and reverence, and in love... [more]

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