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FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

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181 LEVIN, Bernard. Enough Said. SIGNED.
Jonathan Cape, London. 1998 
First editon DW. Presentation copy by Levin to his publisher. Small stain to upper edge o/w a Near Fine copy in wrapper. 59627 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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182 LEWIS, Sinclair. It Can't Happen Here.
1935 
First edition UK. Jonathan Cape, London. 1935. Hardback. No DW. Beige cloth, blue lettering. 413 pages + publisher's list. Ex-Boots Library with label removed from front board which is a little soiled with cup ring mark and the extremities are worn and slightly frayed. Ownership signature to front endpaper, borrowing plates removed from rear endpapers with red ink date stamp to rear pastedown. Rear hinge visible. Occasional mark to contents. Overall a good clean and sound copy. SCARCE. 79074 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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183 LLEWELLYN, Richard. A Night of Bright Stars.
Michael Joseph. London. 1979 
First edition. DW. FINE in wrapper. A lovely copy. ISBN 0718117824 38141 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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184 LONDON, Jack. Children of the Frost. By Jack London...With Illustrations by Raphael M. Reay.
The Macmillan Company. New York. 1902 
First edition, first printing. vii, 261pp. plus [3pp.] adverts to rear. Frontis. with tissue guard, plus 7 plates by Raphael M. Reay. Original green cloth, dec. to spine and upper bd. in red, white and black. Extremities and lettering to spine sl. rubbed, spine sunned and knocked at tail. Inner hinges visible, sl. loose but still sound. Contents sound, very clean and fresh. A lovely copy. 32261 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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185 MACHADO, Carmen Maria. Her Body and Other Parties. (SIGNED presentation copy).
2018 
Serpent's Tail, London. 2018. First Edition UK. Hardback. DW. SIGNED presentation copy obtained from last year's Dylan Prize Ceremony: "To Anne - Carmen Maria Machado, May 10th, 2018." Page 137/8 creased o/w a nice bright copy in a wrapper that is slightly worn and creased along top edge. 77678 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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186 MACINNES, Helen. Friends And Lovers.
George G. Harrap & Co. London. 1949 
Second Edition. D/W. Upper board warped, extremities slightly knocked, fore-edges lightly foxed. Ownership signature to front free endpaper, prelims foxed. Wrapper spine sunned and lightly soiled, lacking portion from tail of spine, closed tear to spine approx two thirds down spine, extremities worn and rubbed o/w VG/VG. Scarce in wrapper. 29211 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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187 MACKENZIE, Compton. Thin Ice. A Novel. SIGNED FIRST EDITION IN DW.
Chatto & Windus. London. 1956 
First edition. DW. Flat-signed by Mackenzie to title page. Endpapers sl. browned o/w near fine in VG wrapper that is faded to spine, sl. rubbed to rear panel and extremities and chipped at corners. 66699 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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188 MANNING, Olivia. Ther Battle Lost and Won.
1978 
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. 1978. First edition. Hardback with wrapper (designed by Ardizzone). Ownership signature covered over with small square blank label. Wrapper is a little worn and creased o/w a good copy. 79101 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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189 MANSFIELD, Katherine. Collected Stories.
1948 
Constable, London. 1948. First edition. Hardback NO WRAPPER. Blue cloth, silver lettering. 793 pages. Extremities are a little bumped and rubbed. Ownership signatures to front free end-paper o/w contents are sound. 79050 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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190 MANSFIELD, Katherine. The Doves' Nest And Other Stories. FIRST EDITION IN DW.
June 1923 
Constable & Company. DW. First edition, second issue (June 1923) with "urns" instead of "turns" to page 64. This issue was only preceded by 25 copies of Travellers Samples. Very clean light greyblue boards, printed and ruled in blue with the very slightest crumpling to head and tail of spine. Endpapers browned. Edges of pages foxed with occ. foxing to contents, generally at the beginning and the end of the book. VG+ in sl. sunned wrapper that lacks small portion (1-1.5cm section) to head of spine and is worn to top corners. 71207 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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191 MARKHAM, Robert. [AMIS, Kingsley] Colonel Sun. A James Bond Adventure.
1968 
Jonathan Cape. London. First edition, first issue. DW - NOT price-clipped. A clean and sound copy in a very slightly dulled wrapper that is very slightly worn at head of spine. 79265 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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192 MAURIER, Daphne du. Mary Anne.
1954 
First edition. Victor Gollancz, London. 1954. DW. 379 pages. Some very light foxing o/w very clean and sound overall in wrapper that is reinforced with tape internally at tail of spine. 79055 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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193 MCEWAN, Ian. Enduring Love.
1997 
Jonathan Cape, London. 1997. First edition, first printing. Hardback with DW. Very minor shelf wear to upper edge of wrapper, o/w a very clean and fresh copy. 79107 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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194 MCEWAN, Ian. The Child in Time.
Jonathan Cape. London. 1987 
First edition. DW. SIGNED by the author to title page. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Wrapper price clipped and spine slightly sunned o/w Nr. Fine/VG+. ISBN 022402499X. 30303 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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195 MIDDLETON, Stanley. Entry into Jerusalem. (SIGNED).
Hutchinson. London. 1983 
First edition. DW. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to title page and dated 1.xii.1993. Pages browned, publishers have price-clipped the wrapper and put on publisher's price label of £8.95 o/w Nr. fine in wrapper that is very slightly sunned to spine. 53920 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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196 MIDDLETON, Stanley. Live and Learn. SIGNED.
Hutchinson. London. 1996 
First edition. DW. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY from the author to title page, "To Aidan with every good wish, Stanley Middleton. May 1996." Pages browned o/w fine in wrapper. 53922 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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197 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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198 MISTRY, Rohinton. Such a Long Journey. (FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE).
1991 
Faber & Faber. London. 1991. First edition, first issue. Hardback DW. Top and bottom margins of boards are very slightly faded. Pages are browned but very clean with no inscriptions. Wrapper extremities are very slightly shelf worn and head of spine is a little rubbed and slightly nicked o/w a lovely copy. 79719 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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199 MITCHELL, David. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet. SIGNED AND DOODLED BY AUTHOR AT HAY FESTIVAL.
2010 
Sceptre. London. Original Illustrated Boards - no wrapper issued. 4th reprint of first edition. SIGNED and DOODLED by Author with "Hay - your festival 2010" added to Publisher's device at tail of title page. No other inscriptions. Slight signs of use otherwise a clean and sound copy. 80121 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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200 MODIANO, Patrick. Translated by Daniel Weissbort. Missing Person. REVIEW COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.
1980 
Jonathan Cape. London. 1980. DW. First edition. Publisher's review slip loosely inserted. Very slight signs of use to edges otherwise a remarkably clean and fresh copy in a wrapper that is complete and NOT price-clipped. Scarce. 78241 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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