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A Dead Man in Tangier


PEARCE, MICHAEL

First edition, octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Constable & Robinson Ltd 2007

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature modern first edition

$145.00
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The Rock Woman: Selected Poems


BAXTER, JAMES K.

First edition, uncorrected proof copy, marked secret and confidential, RARE thus, octavo, blue light card covers, black lettering to front cover, 93pp, VG+ (light scuffing to spine, light soiling to rear cover, light foxing to page edges) in d/w, VG- (moderate chipping to edges, moderate sun fading to spine, moderate scuffng to covers with some surface loss, light internal tanning & foxing)

PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press 1969

KEYWORDS: poems poetry literature modern first edition New Zealand James K Baxter collection anthology modern first edition

$400.00
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The Tragedy of Ah Qui - And Other Modern Chinese Stories


KYN YN YU, J. N. (trans) & MILLS, E. H. F. (trans)

FIRST EDITION. Octavo, red buckram heavy card boards, gilt lettering and decorative rule to spine, gilt stamp and lettering to boards, xi + 146pp, VG+ (light scuffing to spine extrems and moderate scuffing to corners of boards, foxing to page edges)

PUBLISHER: George Routledge and Sons 1930

KEYWORDS: anthology modern first edition literature modern chinese stories cheng wi mo miss lysing lo hwa sen after dusk j b kyn yn yu a divorce lu siun con y ki the tragedy of ah qui the native country miss ping sing boredom mao teng illusions yo ta fu disillusioned

$40.00
ak4/14/2573

Half of a Yellow Sun


ADICHIE, CHIMAMANDA NGOZI

Limited numbered edition with alternative d/w art (grey, textless); super octavo black cloth boards, silver lettering to spine, 517pp, VG+ (light foxing and tanning to edges and within) in d/w VG+ (light foxing)

PUBLISHER: Fourth Estate 2006

KEYWORDS: nigerian nigeria africa african modern literature limited modern first edition biafra war

$85.00
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Lempriere's Dictionary


NORFOLK, LAWRENCE

first edition 530pp FINE

PUBLISHER: sinclair stevenson london 1991

KEYWORDS: modern first edition limited edition

$85.00
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Lempriere's Dictionary


NORFOLK, LAWRENCE

first edition 530pp FINE

PUBLISHER: sinclair stevenson london 1991

KEYWORDS: modern first edition limited edition

$78.07
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Angel Pavement


PRIESTLEY, J B

first edition, limited and signed, 613pp VG+ (boards sl rubbed, corners bruised, head and foot edge of boards sl scuffed and bruised, booksellers sticker inside rear board, v sl foxing inside boards, spine faded with sl scuffing to head and foot) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: william heinemann london 1930

KEYWORDS: modern first edition limited edition

$34.00
man130798as001

Fraulein Else


SCHNITZLER, ARTHUR

first edition 157pp very good (fading to boards along top front and spine, corners bruised, boards bumped along extremities, spine rubbed and marked with small tears to head and scuffed foot, boards rubbed, some foxing throughout) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: constable london 1929

KEYWORDS: modern first edition fiction limited edition

$85.00
man030798wm014

Henry Brocken


his travels & adventures in the rich, strange, scarce-imaginable regions of rome

DE LA MARE, WALTER

first edition thus, limited edition of 250 signed & numbered copies of which this is #41, 337pp VG (sunned spine,paper lifting from rear board which has had an unfortunate repair job with sellotape, boards sl rubbed with sunned top edges, minor foxing to inside boards,sl bumped spine head and foot) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: w collins ltd london reprint of 1904 edition

KEYWORDS: modern first edition de la mare travel limited edition signed

$39.04
man130798hm020

One of Norah's Early Days


DAVIES, RHYS

first edition un-numbered pages very gd+ (boards sl rubbed with minor marking, spine sl sunned with some scuffing, corners bruised and sl scuffed, v sl foxing to endpapers and fore edge) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: grayson & grayson london 1935

KEYWORDS: modern first edition fiction limited edition

$16.73
130798hm019

Maiden's Fury


MANHOOD H A

first edition un-numbered pages very gd+ (boards sl rubbed with minor marking, spine sl sunned with some scuffing, corners bruised and sl scuffed, minor foxing throughout) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: grayson & grayson london 1935

KEYWORDS: modern first edition fiction limited edition

$102.00
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Sparkenbroke


MORGAN, CHARLES

first edition 553pp limited deluxe edition signed by author very gd+ (sl faded spine, v sl marking to leather of boards, some foxing to endpapers)

PUBLISHER: macmillan & co london 1936

KEYWORDS: modern first edition limited edition

$44.62
man030798rr019

The Crocodile Bird


RENDELL, RUTH

limited numbered edition proof copy 298pp near fine in wraps (review copy stamp on fep)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london 1993

KEYWORDS: modern first edition proof limited edition

$22.30
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rising sun


CRICHTON, MICHAEL

first edition limited numbered proof copy near fine in wraps (sl rubbed,front corners bruised) no.385 in a limited edition of 500

PUBLISHER: century london 1992

KEYWORDS: modern first edition proof thriller limited edition

$85.00
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Silent Conversations


WALL,ALAN

first edition limited edition numbered and signed [18/50] 245pp [cover ill.and frontis.by philip byrne] F in F slipcase

PUBLISHER: secker and warburg london 1998

KEYWORDS: modern first edition limited edition alan wall philip byrne

$18.59
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A BREATH OF FRENCH AIR


BATES, H.E.

first edition, 158pp, VG(v.sl.bumped to spine foot, v.sl.edge wear, sl.browned and foxed eps and v.sl.foxed foredges) in VG+(price clipped, v.sl. wear to extrems. with v.sl.chipped spine head and foot, v.sl. tear and crease to lower front corner, sl. sunned spine.)

PUBLISHER: Michael Joseph London 1959

KEYWORDS: modern first edition bates h edition

$21.69
20602cm1

The King's Own


MARRYAT,CAPTAIN

reissue in king's own edition 399pp ills.[b/w] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.w.amateur internal reinforcements to head/foot of spine,lacks ffep,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked and cocked)

PUBLISHER: george routledge london 1896

KEYWORDS: modern first edition captain marryat king's own edition

$120.00
u14a/33

Lost at the South Pole


SCHOLTEN, CAROLIEN

imperial octavo light card covers, unpaginated, dual texts in english and dutch, (FINE) limited to 40 copies (this being #4) signed by author and printer (John Denny) with Original matching envelope (VG). A delightful example of the fine presswork of the publisher

PUBLISHER: puriri press 1997 auckland

KEYWORDS: new zealand limited edition puriri press john denny carolien scholten literature modern first edition art

$150.00
ak4/20/2757

An Outcast of the Islands


CONRAD, JOSEPH

FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE (ex-library; Colonial Edition, the earliest produced, with the following points present: p. 26 line 31: this for their / p. 110 line 12: absolution for ablution / p. 129 9 missing / p. 356 line 26: hate for fate); octavo green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, 391pp, VG- (cocked, heavy rubbing and scuffing to boards, library number to spine and stamps within, front hinge cracked with prev. owner's tape repairs, prev. owner's name in coloured pencil to half title, moderate tanning foxing and soiling within - overall, scruffy)

PUBLISHER: T Fisher Unwin 1896

KEYWORDS: modern first edition joseph conrad british polish literature sea maritime colonialism colonial edition indonesia indonesian

$25.00
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David the Prince


TRANTER, NIGEL

first edition, super octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+): all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton 1980

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature fiction Scotland historical David the First I Malcolm

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