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FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

FICTION, MODERN FIRSTS

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121 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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122 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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123 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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124 FRISCH, Max. Bluebeard. Translated by Geoffrey Skelton.
1983 
First edition UK. Methuen, London. 1983. DW. 141 pages. Very slight discolouration to margins of DW; overall an extremely nice copy. 81925 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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125 FUENTES, Carlos. Happy Families. Translated by Edith Grossman.
2008 
First edition UK. Bloomsbury Publishing, London. 2008. DW. 332 pages. Very clean and sound. 81929 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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126 GALE, Patrick. A Place Called Winter.
2015 
Tinder Press, London. 2015. First edition. Hardback with DW. 340pp. A very clean and bright copy. 81953 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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127 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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128 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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129 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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130 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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131 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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132 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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133 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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134 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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135 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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136 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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137 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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138 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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139 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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140 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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