Modern First Editions


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COLEMAN, Lonnie

Ship's Company

Boston: Little, Brown, 1955

8vo, pp. 229. Original grey boards, lettered in green on spine.

First edition.
A compendium of vignettes of wartime life aboard the U.S.S. Nellie Crocker, including one about the... [more]

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[Olympia Press] DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Olympia Press, 1959

Small octavo, pp. 301. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First issue of the two Olympia Press versions issued by Maurice Girodias.
First published by Girodias' father Jack Kahane... [more]

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THEROUX, Paul

The Consul's File

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977

8vo., pp. 192. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.

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[trans. AUDEN, W.H.] GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang Von

The Sorrows Of Young Werther and Novella

New York: Random House, 1971

8vo, pp. 201. Original ecru boards, lettered in silver to front panel and gilt to spine. Top edge orange, leading and lower edges... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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AUDEN, W.H.

Epistle To A Godson

New York: Random House, 1972

8vo, pp. 77. Original light and dark green three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge dark green.

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

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AUDEN, W.H.

US

San Antonio: United States Department of Commerce/U.S. Expositions Staff, 1968

3 pp. typed and mimeographed leaflet, stapled at top left corner, the first page on headed... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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DIBDIN, Michael

Cabal

London: Faber & Faber, 1992

8vo, pp.277. Original black boards, lettered in silver to spine.... [more]

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BRIGGS, Raymond

Ethel & Ernest A True Story

London: Jonathan Cape, 1999

8vo, pp.103. Original illustrated boards. A fine copy. Illustrated throughout by the author.... [more]

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CHATWIN, Bruce

UTZ

London: Cape, 1988

8vo, pp.154. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. A fine unread copy in a near fine dustwrapper with one small spot of wear to foot of spine.... [more]

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DOYLE, Roddy

A Star Called Henry

London: Cape, 1990

8vo, pp. 343. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine. Minimal edgewear to head of spine, otherwise a fine, unread copy. ... [more]


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MORRISON, Toni

Tar Baby

London: Chatto & Windus, 1981

8vo, pp. 309. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition of the author's fourth novel.

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CHAUDHURI, Amit

Afternoon Raag

London: Heinemann, 1993

8vo, pp. 133. Original blue boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.

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[illus. LEMAN, Martin] CARTER, Angela

Comic And Curious Cats

New York: Harmony Books, 1979

4to, unpaginated. Original illustrated boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First US edition.
A sparkling copy.

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[illus. RIDDELL, Chris] HUGHES, Ted

FFangs The Vampire Bat And The Kiss Of Truth

London: Faber, 1986

Small 4to, pp. 96. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
Hughes in playful mood, but as muscular as ever.

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SWIFT, Graham

Ever After

London: Picador, 1992

8vo, pp. 261. Original black boards, lettered in gilt.

First edition of the author's 6th book and 5th novel. Swift's bestselling book... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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MOODY, Rick

Purple America

New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1997

8vo, pp. 298. Original purple and black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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

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THOMAS, D. M.

The Flute-Player

London: Gollancz, 1979

8vo, pp. 192. Original dark green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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

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COETZEE, J. M.

Summertime

London: Harvill Secker, 2009

8vo, pp. 266. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. The third installment of Coetzee's 'fictionalised... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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