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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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£25.00

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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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£25.00

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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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£50.00

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DURRELL, Lawrence

The Black Book

Paris: Obelisk, 1938

Octavo, pp. 260. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.
No. 1 in the Villa Seurat series, established by Henry Miller and Laurence and Nancy Durrell as an imprint of the Obelisk... [more]

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£475.00

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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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£25.00

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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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£35.00

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MILLER, Henry

Plexus

Paris: Olympia Press 1953

2 vols. 8vos, pp. 342 and 348. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First English-language edition, preceded only by the French translation published by Corrêa a year before in an edition of just ... [more]

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£200.00

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NESS, Patrick

The Knife Of Never Letting Go

London: Walker Books, 2008

8vo., pp. 479. Original illustrated boards, covered by the original transparent dustwrapper lettered in red.

First edition of the first book in the Chaos Walking trilogy, the... [more]

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£95.00

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CUSK, Rachel

Arlington Park

London: Faber, 2006

8vo., pp. 240. Original grey boards, lettered in black on spine.

First edition. Shortlisted for the 2007 Orange Prize.

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£20.00

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TREVOR, William

The Children Of Dynmouth

London: Bodley Head, 1976

8vo., pp. 222. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition. Booker shortlisted, and winner of the Whitbread Prize.

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£45.00

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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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£50.00

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THEROUX, Paul

Doctor Slaughter

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984

Large 8vo., pp. 137. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.

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£35.00

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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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£25.00

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FULLER, Roy

Fantasy And Fugue

London: Verschoyle, 1954

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

First edition.

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£40.00

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[pseud. CONNOLLY, Cyril] PALINURUS

The Unquiet Grave

London: Horizon, 1944

8vo., pp. 107. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, no. 419 of 1000 copies.

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£100.00

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NAIPAUL, V. S.

Guerillas

London: Deutsch, 1975

8vo., pp. 253. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£35.00

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THIRLWELL, Adam

Politics

London: Cape, 2003

8vo., pp. 279. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£20.00

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GOLDING, William

Free Fall

London: Faber, 1959

8vo., pp. 253. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

One of 7500 copies of the author's fourth novel.
Gekoski & Grogan A6a.

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£175.00

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