Modern First Editions


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BOYLE, Kay

My Next Bride

New York : Harcourt, Brace, 1934

8vo, pp. 327. Original pale green boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition. Boyle's fourth novel, dedicated to Caresse Crosby.

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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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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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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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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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GOLDING, William

Rites Of Passage

London: Faber, 1980

8vo, pp. 278. 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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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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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.

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WHITE, Patrick

The Twyborn Affair

London: Cape, 1979

8vo, pp. 432. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Top edge brown.

First edition.

The Twyborn Affair was... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BALLARD, J.G

Running Wild

London: Hutchinson, 1988

8vo, pp.72. Original black and brown three quarter boards, lettered in gilt to cover and spine.... [more]

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ABELMAN, Paul

I Hear Voices

Paris: Olympia, 1957

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SHARPE, Tom

Wilt

London: Secker & Warburg, 1976

8vo, pp. 211. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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BLATTY, William Peter

Which Way To Mecca, Jack?

New York: Bernard Geis, 1960

8vo, pp. 256. Original red and tan three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's first book.
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FORD, Richard

Wildlife

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990

8vo, pp. 177. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's fifth novel, SIGNED BY THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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SMITH, Zadie

The Autograph Man

London: Hamish Hamilton, 2002

8vo, pp. 419. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition of the author's second novel.

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CAREY, Peter

Illywhacker

London: Faber, 1985

8vo, pp. 600. Original red boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
Carey's second novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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INDRIDASON, Arnaldur

Jar City

New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2005

8vo, pp. 275. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First US edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title-page? [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£55.00

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OTIS, Harry

The Keval, And Other Gay Adventures

Los Angeles: One Incorporated, 1959

8vo, pp. 106. Original stiff card wrappers.

First edition.
Young 2953

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