Modern First Editions


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WOOLF, Virginia

A Room Of One's Own

New York, London: Fountain Press, Hogarth Press, 1929

8vo, pp. 159. Original maroon boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Edges uncut. No dustwrapper, as... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£6,750.00

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GREENE, Graham

The Collected Edition

London: Heinemann/Bodley Head, 1970-72

20 vols. (lacking vols. 11 and 22), 8vos. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spines.

The Collected Edition, THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£4,500.00

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GRAVES, Robert

To Juan At The Winter Solstice

N.p. Privately Printed, 1944

178 x 131mm, pp. 4. Single sheet, folded once.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY GRAVES ON THE FRONT LEAF: 'Honor with love from Robert. New ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£3,500.00

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[ed. RIDING, Laura; GRAVES, Robert; and others]

Focus

Deya: Privately Printed: N.d. [1935]

Four volumes, 12mos, pp. 12, 23, 40, and 64. Rebound in a green three-quarter cloth binding, with original wrappers bound... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£3,250.00

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[Olympia Press] NABOKOV, Vladimir

Lolita

Paris: Olympia Press, 1955

2 vols., pp. 188 and 223. Original green stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black. Printed price of 900 Francs to rear panel of both... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£2,500.00

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WOOLF, Virginia

Orlando

New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928

8vo, pp. 333. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Publisher's device in gold to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading and bottom edge ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£2,000.00

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BARR, James [pseud. FUGATE, James]

Quatrefoil

New York: Greenberg, 1950

8vo, pp. 373. Original black boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on front panel and spine.

First edition of the author's first book, inscribed by Barr to Richard Yates on the front free... [more]

£1,750.00

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NORTON, Mary

The Borrowers

London: J.M. Dent, 1952

Small 8vo, pp. 159. Original blue boards, lettered in red to spine, and with a line illustration in red running from front panel to spine. Illustrated ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,500.00

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WOOLF, Virginia

Monday Or Tuesday

London: Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1921

Small 8vo, pp. 96. White paper boards, brown cloth spine.

First edition. One of 1000 copies.
Eight ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,500.00

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BOWEN, Elizabeth

Encounters

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1923

8vo, pp. 204, 3 pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original blue boards, geometric pattern to front panel in gilt, title in gilt to front... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,250.00

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[pseud. DESCLOS, Anne Cécile] RÉAGE, Pauline

Histoire d'O

Sceaux: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1954

8vo, pp. 245. Original printed yellow wrappers. Later protective slipcase.

First edition, one of 600 numbered copies of which... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,250.00

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JOHNSON, B.S.

House Mother Normal

London: Trigram Press, 1971

8vo, pp. 204. Original threequarter grey boards, lettered in silver on cream spine. Yellow endpapers.

First limited edition of 126... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,250.00

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[ed. GREENE, Graham]

The Old School

London: Cape, 1934

8vo, pp. 256. Original black boards, lettered in pale blue to front panel and spine. Bottom edge uncut.

First edition.

A collection... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,200.00

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McEWAN, Ian

First Love, Last Rites

London: Cape, 1975

8vo, pp. 165. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition of the author's first book, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AT THE TIME OF... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£1,200.00

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STEINBECK, John

Nothing So Monstrous

New York: Pynson Printers, 1936

8vo, pp. 31. Original marbled boards, lettered in black on tan cloth spine. Glassine jacket. Unopened.

First separate edition. One... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£950.00

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JOHNSON, B.S.

Poems

London: Constable, 1964

Small 8vo, pp. 53. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO TONY AND JUNE TILLINGHAST:... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£950.00

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DONLEAVY, J.P.

The Ginger Man

Paris: Olympia Press, 1955

8vo, pp. 353. Original green stiff card wrappers, lettered in black to panels and spine.

First edition, first issue of the author's... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£850.00

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BARRIE, J. M.

Quality Street

London: Hodder & Stoughton, N.d. [1913]

Large 4to, pp. 198. Original vellum binding, lavishly illustrated and lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Top edge gilt, others ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

£850.00

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