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FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

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121 FLEMING, Ian. You Only Live Twice. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.
1964 
Jonathan Cape. DW. First edition, first issue. 1964. Original black cloth gilt with gilt Japanese lettering motif to upper board and silver text to spine. Very slight wear to lower edge of boards, and tiny indentation to rear board, outer edge of pages foxed otherwise a very clean and sound copy that is in a wrapper that is NOT price-clipped but is slightly worn at corners and at head of spine. 73121 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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122 FLEMING, Ian. You Only Live Twice. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.
1964 
Jonathan Cape. First edition, first issue. 1964. DW. With silver text to spine and gilt Japanese characters to upper board. A few tiny marks to prelims, outer edges of pages slightly foxed otherwise a clean and sound copy in a complete wrapper that is NOT price-clipped but has slight signs of wear to extremities. 79260 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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123 FORSTER, E.M. Maurice.
1971 
Edward Arnold, London. 1971. First edition. Hardback with wrapper. ix + 241 pages. Small blue ink stain to bottom corner of pages, being from page vii to page 38 o/w a good clean copy in slightly worn and rubbed wrapper. 79052 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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124 FOWLES, John. The Aristos. SIGNED.
Jonathan Cape, London. 1964 
First American edition. DW. Ex. Miami Public Library, usual labels and stamps. Presentation copy from the author. Bds. sl. marked. Some shelf wear to extremities. Top edge grubby. Selo-tape marks to eps. Labels neatly removed. Crease mark to printed wrapper, shelf no. neatly removed. VG/VG. 32335 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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125 FOWLES, John. The Ebony Tower. (SIGNED).
Jonathan Cape, London. 1974 
First Edition. DW. FLAT SIGNED by author to title-page. Very light marks to upper board with small portion of rubbing to surface of front free endpaper o/w a very nice copy in a price clipped wrapper rubbed and worn to outer edges. VG+/VG. 66633 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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126 FOWLES, John. The French Lieutenant's Woman. (SIGNED).
Jonathan Cape, London. 1969 
First edition. DW. SIGNED presentation slip which has been laid down on verso of half title, with added note "Renewed warm wishes in the sun at Belmont, 4 July 1995" Printed eps. from a drawing by Tom Adams. Brown bds. Purple wrapper sl. browned to edges, spine sl. faded and worn. A lovley copy. VG+/VG+. ISBN: 022461654X 32336 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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127 FRANCIS, Dick. Flying Finish. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.
1966 
Michael Joseph. London. 1966. First edition, first issue. DW. Spine very slightly knocked. Ownership initials and the mark from the removal of a small label to front endpaper. Contents clean and fresh. A lovely copy in a wrapper that has slight wear to edges and is slightly rubbed but still bright and NOT price-clipped. 75637 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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128 FRASER, George Macdonald. McAuslan in the Rough and other stories.
1974 
Barrie & Jenkins, London. 1974. First Edition. Hardback with DW. Owner's signature, and small bookseller's label to front endpaper. Slight discolouration to wrapper. A very clean and bright copy. 78590 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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129 FRASER, George MacDonald. The Candlemass Road. (SIGNED).
Harvill Press. London. 1993 
First Edition. DW. SIGNED by the author to title page with no inscriptions. Lovely bright copy. FINE in wrapper. 67861 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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130 FRAYN, Michael. Spies. (SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY).
2002 
Faber & Faber, London. 2002. First edition, first issue. Hardback with DW. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "To Howard Stringer with best wishes, Michael Frayn." From the library of Lord Howard Stringer (former head of CBS and Sony). A very clean and fresh copy in wrapper. 79143 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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131 GAARDER, Jostein. Translated by Paulette Moller. Sophie's World. A Novel about the History of Philosophy. (SIGNED).
1995 
Phoenix House, London. 1995. First Edition. First Issue. SIGNED presentation copy from the author to Howard Stringer (former head of CBS and Sony). "For Howard. Jostein Gaarder. London 12 January 1995". A very nice clean copy in slightly worn wrapper. 79308 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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132 GALLICO, Paul. The Hand of Mary Constable. (SIGNED).
1964 
Heinemann London. 1964. First Edition. Hardback. DW. SIGNED presentation from the author "For Eileen Cond - as ever, cordially Paul Gallico May 14, 1964" written on bookplate to front endpaper. Some mottling to boards, and fore-edges lightly foxed. Endpapers are slightly browned but contents overall are very clean and sound. A lovely copy in wrapper that is very slightly browned. 75178 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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133 GALLICO, Paul. Illustrated by Peter SCOTT. The Snow Goose. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY BOTH GALLICO AND SCOTT.
1946 
Michael Joseph. London. 1946. No DW. Original cream buckram, gilt. Large slim 4to. Limited edition of 750, SIGNED by both Gallico and Scott, this being number 558. 4 tipped in coloured plates including frontis, others in b/w plus illustrations throughout text. Top edge gilt. Some pages unopened. Very slight foxing to rear endpapers otherwise a very fresh and clean copy of this classic work signed by both the author and artist. 77450 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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134 GIBBONS, Stella. Here be Dragons.
1956 
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1956. First edition. DW. Very light vertical crease to spine and extremities very slightly bumped. Pages are slightly browned but very clean with no inscriptions. Wrapper is a little worn, slightly soiled and creased at extremities and slightly chipped at head of spine. Generally a very clean and sound copy. 73172 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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135 GIBBONS, Stella. Starlight.
1967 
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1967. First edition. DW. Endpapers sl. browned o/w contents very clean and fresh with no inscriptions. Wrapper is slightly soiled to rear panel otherwise a lovely fresh copy in wrapper. 73173 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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136 GIBBONS, Stella. The Bachelor.
1944 
Longmans, Green & Co, London. 1944. First edition. DW. Board extremities a little bumped, bottom edge of board slightly faded and fore-edges foxed. Endpapers are lightly foxed and slightly soiled and pages lightly browned, no ownership inscriptions present. Wrapper is price clipped, chipped and worn at extremities with closed tears to front cover and foxing to rear cover o/w generally a sound copy. SCARCE. 73180 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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137 GIBBONS, Stella. The Bachelor.
1944 
Longmans, Green & Co, London. 1944. First edition. DW. Boards are partially faded and extremities are bumped. Pages are slightly browned but contents are clean and sound with no inscriptions. Wrapper is NOT price clipped, but is a little worn and chipped along extremities, lacking small portion from tail of spine and from bottom margin of rear cover, spine is slightly sunned and rear cover is browned o/w generally a good clean copy. SCARCE. 73181 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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138 GIBBONS, Stella. The Matchmaker.
1949 
Longmans, Green & Co., London. 1949. First edition. Hardback with DW. Board extremities only very slightly worn and top edge lightly foxed. Endpapers browned and gift inscription to front endpaper, contents are otherwise very clean and sound in price clipped wrapper, with lightly sunned spine, extremities chipped and worn, lacking portions from head and tail of spine, and top edge of front panel, affecting text. 73170 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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139 GIBBONS, Stella. The Weather at Tregulla.
1962 
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1962. First edition. DW. Contents are generally clean and sound, with no inscriptions. Wrapper spine is lightly sunned, rear cover very slightly marked otherwise a lovely copy. 73175 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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140 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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