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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 LI, Yiyun. Gold Boy, Emerald Girl. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.
2016 
Fourth Estate. London. 2016. First Edition, first issue. True first as published in the UK before the USA edition came out. Hardback. DW. A clean bright copy with very slight shelf-wear at tail of spine. 80907 
Price: 20.00 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 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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186 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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187 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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188 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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189 McCARTHY, Mary. The Group. FIRST EDITION, UK.
1963. 
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. First edition, UK. DW. Slight lean to spine. Light browning to pages. Small ownership inscription. Generally a clean and sound copy in a wrapper that is chipped and nicked along top edge with a few short close tears. Without this novel there would certainly have been no "Sex in the City"! 83053 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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190 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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191 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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192 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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193 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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194 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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195 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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196 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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197 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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198 MORLEY, Christopher. Rudolph and Amina. Or The Black Crook. With decorations by Althea Willoughby.
Faber and Faber Ltd, London 1931 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Boards are partially sunned. Contents are very clean and sound. Wrapper is chipped and worn and lacks portions from front cover and head of spine, affecting text, and also has a large closed tear to spine at joint with front cover o/w VG/Poor. 67174 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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199 MURAKAMI, Hurakami. Colorless Tsukuru Tazakiand His Years of Pilgrimage - Includes Stickers. Translated from the Japanes by Philip Gabriel.
2014 
Harvill Secker, London, 2014. Hardcover. DW. First Edition, first issue. UK. (first published with the title 'Shikisai o Motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to, Kare no Junrei no Toshi in 2013 by Bungeishunju Ltd, Tokyo'). Hardback copy in patterned boards with white and pink lettering to spine. 298pp. With sticker set as issued attached to front free endpaper. A lovely fresh copy in very slightly soiled wrapper that is NOT price-clipped and has only slight signs of use. 83191 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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200 MURDOCH, Iris. An Accidental Man.
Chatto and Windus, London 1971 
First edition. DW. With hand-written postcard from Murdoch loosly inserted, "Thanks so much for photos, including that very nice one of you! I'm pleased you've liked the books, enclosed with all cordial greetings to you. Iris Murdoch" Fine in Near Fine Wrapper that has two little spots of foxing to front flyleaf and is sl. internally foxed. cscase 30095 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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