Book Catalogue – Modern First Editions

[ABBOTT, Edwin A.] A SQUARE. Flatland. A romance…

1. [ABBOTT, Edwin A.] A SQUARE. Flatland. A romance of many dimensions.

Seeley & Co. 1884.

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Square 8vo. Nineteenth century maroon morocco prize binding of St Olave's Grammar School, with gilt crest to upper board, gilt foliate borders to sides, spine with gilt lettering, with…

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ACKROYD, Peter. The Last Testament of Oscar…

2. ACKROYD, Peter. The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde.

Hamish Hamilton. 1983.

£78

8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Slight browning to the margins of the text-block as usual, a near fine copy.First edition signed by the author.

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ACKROYD, Peter. London.  The Biography.

3. ACKROYD, Peter. London. The Biography.

Chatto & Windus. 2000.

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8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. A near fine copy.First edition, signed by the author.

 
ACKROYD, Peter. Thames.  Sacred River.

4. ACKROYD, Peter. Thames. Sacred River.

Chatto & Windus. 2007.

£30

8vo., original laminated boards with three quarter length dust wrapper. A fine copy.First edition signed by the author.

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ADAMS, Richard. A Nature Diary.

5. ADAMS, Richard. A Nature Diary.

Viking. 1985.

£1250

8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Illustrated by John Lawrence. A near fine copy.First edition signed by Richard Adams and John Lawrence.[Sold with]The original artwork by John…

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AGATE, James. More First Nights.

6. AGATE, James. More First Nights.

Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1937.

£98

8vo. Publisher's brown cloth, the gilt-lettering to the spine rubbed, lacking dust jacket; pp. 359, [1], a bright copy.Inscribed in ink to the recto of the ffep. 'Edith Evans'. A number of…

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7. AMIS, Kingsley The Anti-Death League

London, Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1972.

£58

8vo. Original olive-brown cloth, illustrated dust wrapper; pp. 352; very good.Second Impression, signed by Amis for the New Fiction Society.

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AUDEN, W.H. Homage To Clio.

8. AUDEN, W.H. Homage To Clio.

Faber & Faber, 1960.

£78

8vo. Original cloth with dust wrapper. Usual browning to endpapers, otherwise a near fine copy.First edition.

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9. AUSTER, Paul Moon Palace

London, Faber & Faber, 1989.

£48

8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. A very good copyFirst UK Edition, from the library of Stephen Spender, with a facsimile of his John Craxton bookplate.

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BAGNOLD, Enid. "National Velvet".

10. BAGNOLD, Enid. "National Velvet".

New York. William Morrow. 1935.

£498

8vo. Original cloth with dust wrapper. With illustrations by Laurian Jones. Wrapper with some chips and loss and a little rubbing, slightly sunned to the spine, otherwise a very good…

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BAINBRIDGE, Beryl The Bottle Factory Outing.

11. BAINBRIDGE, Beryl The Bottle Factory Outing.

Duckworth. 1974.

£125

8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Ink name. A very good copy.First edition, inscribed by the author "Tony and Jackie best wishes Beryl Bainbridge." Comedy about two…

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12. BALCON, Jill [Editor] The Pity of War - Poems of the First World War

London, Shepheard-Walwyn, 1985.

£48

Large 8vo. Original green cloth, titled in red to spine, with green printed dust wrapper; pp. xii, 68; a very good copyFirst Edition. An anthology of war poetry, compiled by Jill Balcon…

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BALDWIN, James. Blues for Mister Charlie.

13. BALDWIN, James. Blues for Mister Charlie.

New York. Dial Press. 1964.

£148

8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Wrapper slightly rubbed at head of spine with a closed repaired tear to lower panel otherwise a very good copy.First edition of Baldwin's play of race relations in a small Southern town.

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BALLARD, J.G. Empire of the Sun.

14. BALLARD, J.G. Empire of the Sun.

Victor Gollancz. 1984.

£98

8vo. Original black boards; slight marginal embrowning to the poor paper as usual, otherwise a very good copy in a very good dust-jacket.First edition. Steven Spielberg directed the 1987…

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BALLARD, J.G. Millenium People.

15. BALLARD, J.G. Millenium People.

Flamingo.2003.

£25

8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. A fine copy.First edition.

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