Modern First Editions


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AUDEN, W.H., and TAYLOR Paul B.

Norse Poems

London: Athlone Press, 1981

8vo, pp. 256. Original claret boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition.

A fine, unread copy.

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BAINBRIDGE, Beryl

An Awfully Big Adventure

London: Duckworth, 1989

8vo, pp. 193. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. Filmed by Mike Newell in 1995 with Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman.

A fine copy.

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FREUD, Esther

Peerless Flats

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1993

8vo, pp. 218. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition of the author's second novel.

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BLAKE, Quentin

Clown

New York: Henry Holt, 1996

4to, unpaginated. Original illustrated boards, replicating the dustwrapper design.

First US edition of Blake's story of an unwanted toy... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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MITCHELL, Yvonne

Frame For Julian

London: Hutchinson, 1960

8vo, pp. 191. Original red boards, lettered in black on spine.

First edition.
A very nice copy.

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FULLER, Roy

Buff

London: Andre Deutsch, 1965

8vo, pp. 64. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
A Poetry Book Society choice.

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DICK, Philip K.

The Game-Players Of Titan

New York: Ace, 1963

8vo, pp. 191. Original illustrated paper wrappers.

First edition. A paperback original.
The first hardback edition of this title did not... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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CRACE, Jim

Signals Of Distress

London: Viking: 1994

8vo, pp. 276. Original grey boards lettered in gilt on spine.

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BINYON, Laurence

The Burning Of The Leaves And Other Poems

London: Macmillan, 1944

8vo, pp. 18. Original paper wrappers.

First edition.

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CENDRARS, Blaise

Confessions of Dan Yack

London: Peter Owen, 1990

8vo, pp. 120. Original tan boards, lettered in black on spine.

First English-language edition, originally published in French by Au Sans Pareil in 1929.
A fine copy.

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TEARNE, Roma

Brixton Beach

London: Harper, 2009

8vo, pp. 408. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
Longlisted for the 2010 Costa Book Awards.

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YATES, Dornford

Lower Than Vermin

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1950

8vo, pp. 325. Original black boards, lettered in blue on spine.

First edition.

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YATES, Dornford

Cost Price

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1949

8vo, pp. 286. Original black boards, lettered in gold on spine.

First edition. One of the Chandos books, written in the characteristic Yates style -- a style once described by Alan... [more]

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McMILLAN, Terry

Waiting To Exhale

London: Doubleday, 1992

8vo, pp. 366. Original blue boards, lettered in gold on spine. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First U.K. edition.

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GEE, Maggie

My Driver

London: Telegram, 2009

8vo, pp. 321. Original black boards, lettered in black on a gold spine. In the dustwrapper.

First edition.
Longlisted for the 2010 Costa Book Awards.

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[Olympia Press] O'CONNOR, Philip

Steiner's Tour

Paris: Olympia Press, 1960

8vo, pp. 170. Original green stiff paper wrappers. Pictorial dustwrapper.

First edition.
Extracts from the book appeared in the Olympia Press publication Evergreen Review,... [more]

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BROOKNER, Anita

Family And Friends

London: Cape, 1985

8vo., pp. 187. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of Brookner's follow-up novel to Hotel Du Lac.

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RICHLER, Mordecai

Cocksure

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1968

8vo., pp. 207. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.

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