Modern First Editions


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AMIS, Kingsley

That Uncertain Feeling

London: Gollancz, 1955

8vo, pp. 254. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition of the author's second novel.

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[pseud. FINLAY, Peter Warren] PIERRE, D.B.C.

Vernon God Little

London: Faber, 2003

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

First edition. Winner of the Booker Prize.

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£175.00

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De BERNIERES, Louis

The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman

London: Secker & Warburg, 1992

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

First edition.

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McINTOSH, Harlan Cozad

This Finer Shadow

New York: Dial Press, 1941

8vo, pp. 408. Original blue-green boards, lettered in green on front panel and spine.

First edition.
This Finer Shadow was rejected by every publisher it was sent to during... [more]

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BOYLE, Kay

Gentlemen, I Address You Privately

New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1933

8vo, pp. 341. Original black boards, lettered in gold on front panel and spine. Leading edge uncut.

First edition of Boyle's third novel, the cast of which consists of... [more]

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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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2500

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MORTIMER, John

Felix In The Underworld

London: Viking, 1997

8vo, pp. 247. Original pale blue boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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£150.00

2421

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[illus. pseud. CRAIGIE, Dorothy [GLOVER, Dorothy]] GREENE, Graham

The Little Horse Bus

London: Max Parrish, 1952

Small 4to, pp. 35. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine, and gilt device to front panel.

First edition.

Greene and... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2354

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AUDEN, W.H.

About The House

New York: Random House, 1965

8vo, pp. 84. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to black spine.

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2346

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AUDEN, W.H.

New Year Letter

London: Faber, 1941

8vo, pp. 188. Original grey boards, lettered in red to spine.

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2325

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AUDEN, W.H.

Nones

London: Faber, 1952

8vo, pp. 72. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

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2305

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AUDEN, W.H.

Three Songs For St. Cecilia's Day

New York: Privately printed, 1942

Small 8vo, unpaginated. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel. Stitched binding.

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[OLYMPIA PRESS] BECKETT, Samuel

Watt

Paris: Olympia Press, 1958

Small 8vo, pp. 274. Original green boards, title labels to spine and front panel. Red endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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FOWLES, John

Daniel Martin

London: Cape, 1977

8vo, pp. 704. Original dark brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Top edge green. Printed dustwrapper. Author's photographic portrait to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2526

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JOHNSON, B.S.

See The Old Lady Decently

New York: Viking, 1975

8vo, pp. 139. Original black boards, lettered in tan and green to spine. Grey endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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2427

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[GRAVES, Robert]

The Augustan Poets

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1943

8vo, pp. 32, lacking the outer wrappers.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY GRAVES IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION TO JULIAN GLOVER.

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2356

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[illus. PIPER, John] BETJEMAN, John

Church Poems

London: John Murray, 1980

Small 8vo, pp. 64. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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2301

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AUDEN, W.H.

The Dance Of Death

London: Faber, 1933

8vo, pp. 38. Original green boards, lettered in black to front panel and spine.

First edition. A dramatic poem.

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