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FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

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101 GIBBONS, Stella. The Wolves were in the Sledge.
1964 
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1964. First edition. DW. Contents clean and fresh, with no inscriptions. A lovely copy in a fresh and clean wrapper that is very slightly soiled to rear panel but otherwise bright. 73178 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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102 GIBBONS, Stella. The Woods in Winter.
1970 
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1970. First edition. DW. Endpapers are only slightly browned o/w a very clean and sound copy in very slightly worn wrapper, that is slightly browned to rear cover. 73174 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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103 GIBBONS, Stella. Ticky.
1943 
Longmans, Green & Co, London. 1943. First edition. DW. A generally clean and sound copy with an ownership signature to front endpaper. Pages are lightly browned. Wrapper is chipped and worn along extremities, and torn at head of spine and browned to rear panel. 73179 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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104 GIBBONS, Stella. White Sand and Grey Sand.
1958 
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1958. First edition. DW. Corners are a little bumped, fore-edges foxed. Endpapers browned, small date stamp to rear endpaper o/w contents clean with no inscriptions. Wrapper is very slightly soiled, and a little worn and rubbed at extremities but generally a very nice copy. 73177 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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105 GLENDINNING, Victoria. The Grown-Ups.
Hutchinson, London. 1979 
First Edition. DW. Signed presentation copy from the author to title page. "For Margaret - Victoria Glendinning March 23 '89." Very sl. shelf wear to head of spine with sl. lean o/w a lovely copy in a very sl. used wrapper. 40214 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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106 GOLDING, William. Free Fall.
Faber & Faber. London. 1959 
First edition. DW. SIGNED SLIP by Golding laid in to front free endpaper. E/ps. sl. foxed, head of spine sl. crumpled o/w near fine in sl. browned wrapper that is very slightly chipped at head of spine. 30021 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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107 GOLDING, William. Lord of the Flies.
Faber & Faber, London 1957 
Fourth impression of first edition of 1954. With sticker SIGNED by Golding to title page. DW. Identical in appearance to first edition. Sl. lean to book, spine sl. faded with sl. signs of wear to head and tail, pages sl. age browned. VG in wrapper that is worn and internally stained, chipped at head and tail of spine and corners with short tears at head of spine along joints and has small hole to top corner of upper panel and with small tear in centre of spine but still appears whole and quite bright. 36193 
Price: 1800.00 GBP
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108 GOLDING, William. The Ladder and The Tree.
Privately Printed. Marlborough College Press. 1961 
First edition. SIGNED by Golding in full on half-title. With printed addressed postcard inserted, "From Sir William Golding, Faber & Faber Ltd., 3 Queen Square...." The Faber and Faber with address has been crossed out by Golding and a house name written on top in his own hand. Written on the card is "Signature herewith - Yours WG". Wood-block frontis in b/w by J. Pritchard. Staples not rusted, a remarkably fine copy of a very scarce pamphlet. This work was first printed in "The Listener". One of the scarcest of Golding's works. Unusual to find a signed copy. 30019 
Price: 4500.00 GBP
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109 GOLDING, William. The Pyramid.
Faber & Faber. London. 1967 
First edition. DW. With SIGNED SLIP from the author laid down to title page. With initialed printed addressed postcard from the author loosely inserted. "Yes WSG". Small light area to upper bd o/w near fine in wrapper that is very sl. worn at extremities. 30030 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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110 GOLDING, William. The Scorpion God.
Faber & Faber. London. 1971 
First edition. DW. SIGNED SLIP from author laid down to title. Small stain to outer edge and very edge of front e/ps. VG+ in wrapper. 30031 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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111 GOLDING, William. To the Ends of the Earth. A Sea Trilogy Comprising Rites of Passage Close Quarters and Fire Down Below.
Faber & Faber, London 1991 
First edition, thus. DW. A review copy with publisher's slip loosely inserted. Also inserted is a slip SIGNED by Golding. Head of spine v. sl. crumpled o/w fine in wrapper that is very slightly used along upper edge. ISBN 0571164064 30020 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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112 GORDIMER, Nadine. Something Out There. (FIRST EDITION).
Jonathan Cape. London. 1984 
First Edition. DW. 203pp. Very slight lean to upper board o/w Nr Fine in Wrapper. 51373 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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113 GORKY, Maxim. Foma Gordyeeff. Translated from the Russian by Isabel F. Hapgood.
T. Fisher Unwin, London. 1902 
First edition. No DW. 448pp. Spine sunned, bds. soiled and worn at extremities. E/ps browned. VG-. 31083 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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114 GRAVES, Robert. But It Still Goes On. An Accumulation.
Jonathan Cape, London. 1930 
First edition. Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 315pp. Cloth sl. marked, spine darkened with wear to extremities esp. head and closed horizontal cut to cloth across middle, upper board has small dents to edge and sl. crease to cloth of upper fore-edge corner. Neat 1931 inscrip. to front free end-paper. Internally clean and sound. VG-- 45215 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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115 GRAVES, Robert. Catacrok! Mostly Stories, Mostly Funny.
Cassell and Company, London 1956. 
First edition. DW. Blue cloth, gilt. 204pp. V. sl. wear and browning to edges and spine of DW. Sl. discolouration to spine with tail sl. bumped. VG/VG 32426 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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116 GRAVES, Robert. The Isles of Unwisdom.
Cassell and Company, London 1950. 
First edition. DW. Black cloth, gilt. 417pp. A number of small closed tears to edges of rather lovely DW with small piece of internal strengthening, now well-protected in clear mylene wrapper. Edges sl. foxed. VG/VG 32385 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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117 GRAY, Alasdair. Poor Things.
Bloomsbury Books, London. 1992 
First edition. DW. With the very scarce publisher's "Erratum slip insertion party" invitation card, illustrated by Gray, loosely inserted. Fine in near fine wrapper that has slight shelf wear along upper edge. 38358 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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118 GREEN, Henry. Doting.
The Hogarth Press. London. 1952 
First edition Proof copy. Original buff wraps. Spine creased with title and author written in pen. Small label removed from upper panel, sl. lean to book, marks to rear page of text and corresponding inside of rear wrapper. VG-. 39051 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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119 GREENE, Graham. The Power and The Glory. FIRST REVISED UNIFORM EDITION IN DW.
1949 
William Heinemann. DW. First edition, thus. 1949. Small 8vo. Tiny ownership name to front free endpaper. Spine very slightly knocked, endpapers and edges lightly foxed otherwise a clean and sound copy in wrapper that lacks small portion to head of spine and is sl. torn and worn at corners but is bright and NOT price-clipped 73115 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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120 GREENE, Graham. Travels With My Aunt. PROOF COPY WITH WRAPPER.
1969 
First edition. Bodley. Proof copy with DW. Paperback. (Precedes first edition). Original yellow covers with Bawden woodcut to front cover. Slight roll and lean to spine which is creased as are most proofs. Very slight soiling to extremities otherwise a clean and sound copy of a scarce proof in the wrapper which lacks a small portion at head of spine with associated tears and creases. FROM THE LIBRARY OF PHILIP OAKES, THE SUNDAY TIMES REVIEWER AND AUTHOR. 72406 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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