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FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

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181 MILNE, A. A. Two People.
E.P. Dutton, New York. 1931 
First American Edition. Presentation copy inscribed to Helen Everitt (who was an Editor for Houghton Mifflin), SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Lipstick pink bds, contrasting labels to upper bd. and spine. Spine sl. faded, edges sl. bumped with sm. tear to edge of lower bd. and spine ends. Sl. foxing to eps. Lower hinge fragile. Bds. sl. cocked. A very nice copy. 32352 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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182 MORLEY, Christopher. Rudolph and Amina. Or The Black Crook. With decorations by Althea Willoughby.
Faber and Faber Ltd, London 1931 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Boards are partially sunned. Contents are very clean and sound. Wrapper is chipped and worn and lacks portions from front cover and head of spine, affecting text, and also has a large closed tear to spine at joint with front cover o/w VG/Poor. 67174 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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183 MOSS, Kenneth. Encounter in St Ives and other Stories of Cornwall.
William Kimber, London. 1980 
First edition. DW. 190 pages. VG/VG 69925 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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184 MURDOCH, Iris. An Accidental Man.
Chatto and Windus, London 1971 
First edition. DW. With hand-written postcard from Murdoch loosly inserted, "Thanks so much for photos, including that very nice one of you! I'm pleased you've liked the books, enclosed with all cordial greetings to you. Iris Murdoch" Fine in Near Fine Wrapper that has two little spots of foxing to front flyleaf and is sl. internally foxed. cscase 30095 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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185 MURDOCH, Iris. Henry and Cato.
Chatto and Windus, London 1969 
First edition. DW. SIGNED. With hand-written postcard from Murdoch, "Thank you for your interesting letter. With all best wishes, Iris Murdoch." Fine in Fine wrapper. 30093 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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186 MURDOCH, Iris. Nuns and Soldiers
Chatto and Windus, London 1980 
First edition. DW. With printed addressed postcard with note signed by Murdoch, "Glad to hear of your travels. Thanks very much for the photos and the iris! Iris Murdoch." Fine in Fine wrapper. cscase 30089 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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187 MURDOCH, Iris. Sartre. Romantic Rationalist.
Bowes & Bowes. Cambridge. 1953 
First edition of Murdoch's first book. DW. Presentation copy from Murdoch, "For Angharad with all best wishes from [large flourish] Iris Murdoch [star]" all across the title page. Some foxing to end papers o/w VG+ in sl. chipped VG+ wrapper that is foxed internally and to flyleaves. 30111 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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188 MURDOCH, Iris. The Flight from the Enchanter.
Chatto and Windus, London 1956 
First edition. DW. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY, "For Angharad with love and best wishes from Iris Murdoch." With a flourish and star. Also one sided hand-written letter loosely inserted in envelope addressed by Murdoch. Addressed in her own hand, "Dear Angharad, so sorry - very many people send me books for autograph. Alas I am becoming confused, seeing the pile! Are the books you sent 'An Unofficial Rose' and 'A Flight from the Enchanter'? Or other ones? Many apologies - with all best wishes, Iris." Head and tail of spine sl. crumpled. Half title partially browned, outer edegs of pages sl. foxed. VG+ in internally browned wrapper by Edward Bawden that is sl. soiled and spotted and creased and sl. chipped along extremities but is still very attractive. cscase 30102 
Price: 1500.00 GBP
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189 MURDOCH, Iris. The One Alone.
Colophon Press. London. 1995 
First edition. Limited edition of 200 copies, signed by Murdoch, this being copy number 28. Original limp green bds. Fine. 29591 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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190 NAIPAUL, V. S. An Area of Darkness. FIRST EDITION.
1964 
Andre Deutsch. London. 1964. First edition, first issue. DW. Head and tail of spine slightly knocked otherwise a clean and sound copy in a price-clipped wrapper that is slightly worn and rubbed especially to extremities. There are small chips missing from the top edge of the wrapper and there is a two inch split along the bottom of the fold between the front panel and inside flap. 76372 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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191 NUTTALL, Jeff. The Case of Isabel and the Bleeding Foetus.
1967 
Turret Books. 1967. First Edition. Hardback with wrapper. LIMITED to 500 copies. Slim 8vo. Corners slightly bumped, but wrapper protected in cellophane, and this a very clean and fresh copy overall. 73592 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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192 O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Yellow Admiral.
1997 
HarperCollins, London. 1997. First Edition, 1st issue. Hardback with wrapper. A very clean and fresh copy. 76012 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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193 OLSEN, Tillie. Yonnondio From the Thirties.
Faber & Faber. London. 1975 
First edition. DW. PRESENTATION COPY from the author to Arnold and Dusty Wesker from the library of Arnold Wesker with ten line inscription in Olsen's tiny but very perfect handwriting. Outer edges and spine of wrapper faded o/w near fine in VG wrapper. 31593 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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194 ORWELL, George. Burmese Days. A Novel.
Gollancz. London. 1935 
First edition. No DW. Original black cloth. Sl. lean to spine, head and tail of spine crumpled and sl. worn and frayed, joints sl. frayed and partially split but cloth holding well, corners rubbed. Inner hinge partially visible with small brown stains along split but is still sound. Pages sl. browned, pages 12 - 17 are spotted, some other occasional light spotting. Please contact us for photographs or more information. VG-. 43036 
Price: 1000.00 GBP
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195 OWEN, D. Gareth. Come Wind, Come Weather.
John Long Limited, London. 1953 
First Edition. No DW. Green cloth. A well used book and a good reading copy only. 67149 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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196 PEAKE, Mervyn. Titus Alone. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE IN DW.
1959 
Eyre & Spottiswoode. First edition, first issue. 1959. DW. Frontis. Small light mark to front free endpaper. Upper board very slightly spotted otherwise a clean and sound copy in a wrapper that is worn along extremities, creased and sl. torn to top edge of front panel. Back panel lacks top fifth otherwise an attractive copy. 73169 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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197 PITT-KETHLEY, Fiona. The Perfect Man.
Abacus. London. 1989 
First edition. Orig. limp boards. Presentation copy. Front Room. 21224 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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198 POWELL, Anthony. Temporary Kings.
1973 
Heinemann, London. 1973. First Edition. Hardback with wrapper. Ex-Library copy, lacks front endpaper, other library markins tippexed out. A sound copy a lovely bright wrapper. 77081 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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199 POWELL, Anthony. Temporary Kings. Jacket design by Broom-Lynne.
Heinemann, London. 1973 
First Edition. DW. Red cloth, gilt to black label to spine. Sl. browning to wrapper edges. A lovely copy. VG+/VG+. 32428 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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200 POWYS, John Cowper. A Glastonbury Romance. (FIRST EDITION)
John Lane. The Bodley Head. London. 1933 
First edition. No DW. 1174pp. + [2]pp. adverts. Original black cloth, spine faded and crumpled at head and tail. Endpapers foxed o/w VG. 52584 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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