Modern First Editions


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BETJEMAN, John

Ghastly Good Taste

London: Chapman and Hall, 1933

8vo, pp. 136. Fold-out map to rear. Original pink three-quarter boards, letter in black to front panel. Printed spine label. Bottom edge uncut. ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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MANN, Thomas

The Beloved Returns (Lotte In Weimar)

New York: Knopf, 1940

8vo, pp. 453. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition in English, trade issue, stated first and second printings... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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MANN, Thomas

Stories Of Three Decades

New York: Knopf, 1936

8vo, pp. 567. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine and in blind to front board. Leading edge uncut. Top edge stained red.

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

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FRENCH, Allen

At Plattsburg

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917

8vo, pp. 310, uncut. Original olive green boards, lettered in blue on front panel and spine. Small patch to spine, possibly a... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£125.00

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PULLMAN, Philip

The Amber Spyglass

London: Scholastic, 2000

8vo, pp. 550. Original black boards, lettered in gold on front panel and spine.

First edition.
The third book in Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.

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£125.00

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SETH, Vikram

The Golden Gate

London: Faber, 1986

8vo, pp. 307. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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

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£100.00

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ISHIGURO, Kazuo

An Artist Of The Floating World

London: Faber, 1986

8vo, pp. 206. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, second issue (printed by Richard Clay). Winner of the Whitbread... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£100.00

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INNES, Hammond

Levkas Man

New York: Knopf, 1971

8vo, pp. 319. Original off-white boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Bull device to front panel. Leading edge uncut. Top edge stained... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£100.00

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BURNS, John Horne

A Cry Of Children

New York: Harper & Bros., 1952

8vo, pp. 276. Original grey and blue three-quarter cloth, lettered in white on spine.

First edition.
Published a year before Burns' death in Florence of a cerebral haemorrhage,... [more]

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£100.00

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WILLINGHAM, Calder

End As A Man

New York: Vanguard Press, 1947

8vo, pp. 240. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition of the author's first book, in a striking dustjacket designed by Roy Sanford.
Slide 49

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£100.00

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[pseud. CONNOLLY, Cyril] PALINURUS

The Unquiet Grave

London: Horizon, 1944

8vo., pp. 107. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, no. 419 of 1000 copies.

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£100.00

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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

3276

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O'BRIAN, Patrick

Blue At The Mizzen

London: Harper Collins, 1999

8vo, pp. 262. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, small promotional sticker to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£95.00

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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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3191

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FORESTER, C.S.

Hornblower In The West Indies

London: Michael Joseph, 1958

8vo, pp. 283. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, photographic portrait of the author to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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FRASER, George Macdonald

Flashman at the Charge

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1973

8vo, pp. 286. Original light red boards, lettered in silver to spine. Maps to endpapers.

First edition.

The fourth... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3115

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FRASER, George Macdonald

Flashman's Lady

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1977

8vo, pp. 328. Original light red boards, lettered in silver to spine. Maps to endpapers.

First edition.

The sixth... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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NORTON, Mary

Are All The Giants Dead?

London: Dent, 1975

8vo, pp. 119. Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine.

First edition. BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TIPPED IN TO FRONT ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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