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FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

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The Crisis in Bulgaria Or Ibsen to the Rescue., BROOKE, Jocelyn.
41 BROOKE, Jocelyn. The Crisis in Bulgaria Or Ibsen to the Rescue.
Chatto and Windus. London. 1956 
First edition. DW. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. "To Bob Gathorne-Hardy and Kyrle Lang, In memory of a delightful visit and with thanks for the Pasque flower. Love Jocelyn Brooke." Illustrated throughout with Brooke's contived engravings from a mixture of sources. E/ps. browned o/w near fine in very sl. faded but still bright sl. chipped wrapper. 32278 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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42 BROWN, George Mackay. Magnus.
Hogarth Press 1973 
First edition. DW. Ownership signature to front end paper. Outer edges foxed and slightly stained. Wrapper slightly yellowed o/w a clean copy. VG/VG. 64575 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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43 BULLIET, Richard. The Tomb of the Twelfth Imam.
Harper & Row, New York. 1979 
DW. Grey paper-covered boards, blue cloth backstrip, silver type to spine. 230pp. From the library of Arnold Wesker, his ownership inscription to half-title page. V. sl. wear to edges of DW. Spine ends sl. crumpled and faded. VG/VG ISBN 0 06 010519 4 42430 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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44 BURGESS, Anthony. On Going to Bed.
Andre Deutsch. London. 1982 
First edition. DW. Caramel cloth, brown type to spine. 96pp. Colour illustrations throughout. DW has sl. sunned spine and v. sl. wear to top edge. Previous owner's name to front free end-paper. Previous owner's name to front free end-paper. VG/VG ISBN 0 233 97470 9 42128 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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45 BYATT, A.S. The Biographer's Tale.
Chatto & Windus, London. 2000 
First edition. DW. 265 pages. Nr. Fine 64199 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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46 CAPOTE, Truman. Other Voices Other Rooms. FIRST EDITION, UK.
William Heinemann. London. 1948 
First edition. DW. Endpapers browned, prelims and edges of pages foxed, neat ownership inscription. Spine very sl. knocked o/w VG+ in wrapper that is browned to spine and margins, chipped and rubbed at extremities with some splits to folds at spine but holding. 63346 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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47 CARSON, Michael. Sucking Sherbert Lemons. [SIGNED]
Victor Gollancz Ltd, London 1988 
First Edition. DW. 220pp. Price unclipped. Signed by the author. A near fine copy in wrapper that is lightly sunned to spine. 71028 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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48 CHESTERTON, G.K. The Poet and The Lunatics. Episodes In The Life Of Gabriel Gale.
Cassell and Company Ltd. London. 1929 
First Edition. No DW. Black cloth, gilt. Board extremities are a little worn and rubbed. Some foxing to edges and contents and booksellers stamp to bottom margin of title page o/w a sound copy. VG. 67356 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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49 CLEZIO, J.M.G. Le. Desert. Translated from the French by C. Dickson.
Atlantic Books, London. 2010 
First edition UK. DW. 352 pages. Sl. wear to edges of DW. Fine/VG 64713 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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50 COMPTON-BURNETT, I. The Past and The Present.
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1953 
First edition. DW. Boards slightly marked, edges browned. Wrapper slightly chipped to ends, spine slightly browned. Bookplate to front end paper with ownership label. 39159 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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51 COPPARD, A. E. Fishmonger's Fiddle. Tales by A. E. Coppard. FIRST EDITION IN DW.
1925 
Jonathan Cape Ltd. 1925. First edition, first issue. DW. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers foxed, lower board sl. marked o/w VG+ in sl. browned and sl. soiled wrapper that is complete and bright. 70978 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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52 COPPARD, A.E. It's Me, O Lord! An Abstract & Brief Chronicle Of Some Of The Life With Some Of The Opinions Of.....Written By Himself.
Methuen and Co. Ltd., London. 1957 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Front board lightly soiled. Some foxing to page margins and edges with a few pencil brackets to paragraphs o/w a nice copy in foxed wrapper that is chipped to top margins and sunned to spine. VG+/VG. 67181 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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53 CRONIN, A.J. Hatter's Castle.
Victor Gollancz Limited, London. 1931 
First Edition. DW. Head and tail of spine only very slightly bumped. Contents are overall very clean and bright, with bookplate to front pastedown, and endpapers being very slightly browned, the bottom corner of pages 273-288 neatly and uniformly clipped, not affecting text. Wrapper browned at margins and to spine, chipped at head and tail, and the corners are slightly rubbed and worn. Book VG+. Wrapper VG. 67148 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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54 CRONIN, A.J. The Green Years.
Victor Gollancz Limited, London. 1945 
First Edition. DW. Gift inscription to front free endpaper o/w a nice copy in worn and chipped wrapper with pencil to rear flyleaf. VG/VG. 66621 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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55 CRONIN, A.J. Three Loves.
Victor Gollancz Limited, London. 1932 
First Edition. DW. Sl. lean to spine. Boards are very sl. mottled and shelfworn with occasional light foxing to contents o/w clean and fresh in wrapper sunned to spine and worn along top edge. Scarce. VG+. 66624 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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56 CROSS, Amanda. In The Last Analysis.
Victor Gollancz. London. 1964 
First edition. DW. Her debut novel! Near fine in near fine wrapper that has sl. wear to upper hinge. a lovely bright copy. 40609 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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57 DAVIES, Stevie. The Eyrie. FIRST EDITION.
2007 
Weidenfeld & Nicolson. DW. First edition. 2007. Near fine in wrapper that has the slightest of shelf-wear. 71059 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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58 DEAVER, Jeffery. Carte Blanche. A James Bond Novel.
2011 
Hodder & Stoughton. 2011. First Edition. Hardback with wrapper. 436pp. A very clean copy. 73023 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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59 DEIGHTON, Len. Funeral in Berlin.
1964 
Jonathan Cape. 1964. First edition, second impression. 320 pages. Lacks dust-wrapper but a very nice copy otherwise. 73414 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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60 DEIGHTON, Len. Funeral in Berlin. FIRST EDITION WITH SIGNED SLIP FROM LEN DEIGHTON.
1964 
Jonathan Cape. First edition. 1964. DW. From the library of the well known collector of signed modern firsts, Tony Chance with his bookplate to the reverse of the front free endpaper beneath a signed presentation slip from Deighton stating, "For Tony Chance, with every good wish from Len Deighton." The slip has a printed red stamp of Deighton's name under the inscription. Original black embossed boards slightly faded, slight lean to spine, occasional light foxing, outer edge of pages stained which does not effect contents o/w a clean and sound copy. 73294 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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