Modern First Editions


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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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AUDEN, W.H.

A Certain World

New York: Viking, 1970

Tall 8vo, pp. 330. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel.

Proof copy, with 'MAY 28, 1970 $8.95' inked to... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3328

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GALSWORTHY, John

Over The River

London: Heinemann, 1933

8vo, pp. 322. Original three-quarter green boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spine. Publisher's device in gilt to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3327

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GALSWORTHY, John

Flowering Wilderness

London: Heinemann, 1932

8vo, pp. 280. Original three-quarter green boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spine. Publisher's device in gilt to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3326

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GALSWORTHY, John

Maid In Waiting

London: Heinemann, 1931

8vo, pp. 349. Original three-quarter green boards, lettered in gilt to vellum spine. Publisher's device in gilt to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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WEST, Nathanael

Miss Lonelyhearts

New York: New Directions, N.d. [1946]

Small 8vo, pp. 142. Original cream boards, lettered in black to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

The New Classics edition,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3280

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MacDONALD, John D.

The Dreadful Lemon Sky

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1974

8vo., pp. 228. Original grey three-quarter boards, lettered in silver on black to spine. Yellow endpapers. Printed dustwrapper with... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3139

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SWIFT, Graham

Waterland

London: Heinemann, 1983

8vo, pp. 310. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Author's photographic portrait to rear flap.

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

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3114

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FRASER, George Macdonald

Flashman and the Mountain of Light

London: Collins, 1990

8vo, pp. 367. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

The ninth Flashman novel.

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3145

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WAUGH, Evelyn

A Tourist In Africa

London: Chapman and Hall: 1960

8vo, pp. 167. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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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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[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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