Modern First Editions


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AUDEN, W.H.

About The House

London: Faber, 1966

8vo, pp. 94. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper. Lacking the errata slip.

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GREENE, Graham

J'Accuse

London: Bodley Head, 1982

8vo, pp. 69. Original unprinted stiff paper wrappers. Printed dustwrapper. Text in English and French.

First edition.

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2310

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[illus. BAWDEN, Edward] AUDEN, W.H.

Mountains

London: Faber, 1954

8vo, 4 pp., unpaginated. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front and rear panels. Stitched binding. Original pink envelope,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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McGRATH, Pat

The Green Leaves Of Nottingham

London: W.H. Allen, 1970

8vo, pp. 172. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's first book, written when he was fourteen years old and published a year later. With a foreword by Alan Sillitoe, and a marvellously evocative photograph of the author on the rear panel.


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[pseud. RENDELL, Ruth] VINE, Barbara

Asta's Book

London: Viking, 1993

8vo, pp. 437. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. The sixth Barbara Vine novel.

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BRADBURY, Malcolm

Cuts

London: Hutchinson, 1987

8vo, pp. 106. Original red threequarter boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and black spine.

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[pseud. RENDELL, Ruth] VINE, Barbara

King Solomon's Carpet

London: Viking, 1991

Large 8vo, pp. 356. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.

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NESS, Patrick

The Ask And The Answer

London: Walker Books, 2009

8vo, pp. 519. Original blue patterned boards lettered in silver and grey on front and back panels and spine.

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ADAMS, Douglas

Mostly Harmless

London: Heinemann, 1992

8vo, pp. 219. Original grey boards lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
A lovely copy.

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BLATTY, William Peter

Demons Five, Exorcists Nothing

New York: Donald I. Fine Books, 1996

8vo, pp. 181. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of this behind-the-scenes Hollywood novel by the ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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FULLER, Roy

New Poems

London: Andre Deutsch, 1968

8vo, pp. 61. Original dark blue boards lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of Fuller's second collection of poetry following the... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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SITWELL, Osbert

The Death Of A God

London: Macmillan, 1949

8vo, pp. 247. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. A collection of nineteen short stories previously published in ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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ROGERS, Leigh

Wine Of Fury

London: Grant Richards, 1924

8vo, pp. 340. Original red boards, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First U.K. edition, published the same year as the Knopf (U.S.) edition.
A novel set during the... [more]


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YATES, Dornford

Wife Apparent

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1956

8vo, pp. 316. Original black boards, lettered in gold on spine.

First edition.
Originally entitled Lady In Waiting, the title was changed after printing when it was... [more]

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FRAENKEL, Michael

Land of the Quetzal

New York: Alicat Bookshop, 1946

8vo, pp. 36. Original stiff paper wrappers, lettered in green. Red device to front panel.

First edition. One of 750 copies. No. 5... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3630

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1936

4to, pp. 120. Original gold stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.

The renowned short story magazine, founded by Martha... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3628

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1935

4to, pp. 104. Original red stiff paper wrappers.

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The renowned short story magazine, founded by Martha... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3627

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[Literary Periodical] ed. Foley, Martha and BURNETT, Whit

Story

New York: Story Magazine, 1935

4to, pp. 112. Original green stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.

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