Modern First Editions


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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.

Only separate... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

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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.

First edition. NO. 83 OF 100... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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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.

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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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£85.00

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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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1306

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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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2442

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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

2355

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[trans. AUDEN, W.H. and TAYLOR, Paul B.]

Völuspá

Iowa City: Windhover Press, 1968

8vo, unpaginated. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt and with publisher's device reminiscent of Thor's hammer stamped in blind to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2352

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Gobble Poem

London: Fuck Books Unlimited, 1967

Small 4to, pp. 6. Lilac stapled stiff paper wrappers.

Stated 'First English Printing', but actually the second UK edition, first ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2349

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SMITH, Tom Rob

Child 44

London: Simon & Schuster, 2008

8vo, pp. 473. Original red boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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

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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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2339

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AUDEN, W.H.

Collected Longer Poems

London: Faber, 1968

8vo, pp. 356. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

A lovely copy.

Bloomfield and Mendelson... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2326

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Shield Of Achilles

London: Faber, 1955

8vo, pp. 80. Original maroon boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First UK edition, preceded by the first US edition published earlier the same... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2295

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AUDEN, W.H.

Secondary Worlds

London: Faber, 1968

8vo, pp. 144. Original pink boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

The first series of Eliot lectures, four in all, first ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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