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$15.00
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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

$15.00
xxkth112976

Poems of War and Peace


THWAITES, MICHAEL

First edition, octavo hardcover (VG) in d/w (VG), review slip loosely enclosed; 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: F. W. Cheshire 1968

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry 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

$25.00
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Hear the Wind Sing


MURAKAMI, HARUKI & BIRNBAUM, ALFRED (transl.)

FIRST EDITION THUS, SECOND PRINTING; duodecimo softcover (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 may reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Kodansha 1989

KEYWORDS: modern first edition translation Japanese literature Japan modern Haruki Murakami

$400.00
1y66/46

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
1y70/11

Against the Day


PYNCHON, THOMAS

FIRST EDITION, super octavo black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, maroon endpapers, 1085pp, VG+ (light soiling to edges, light tanning to edges and contents) in d/w VG- (moderate soiling to cover, light scuffing and tanning)

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 2006

KEYWORDS: modern first edition postmodernism modern american literature thomas pynchon us usa

$100.00
1y72/4

Kafka on the Shore


MURAKAMI, HARUKI & GABRIEL, PHILIP

FIRST EDITION, UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY, illus. white light card covers,436pp, VG- (moderate scuffing to covers, small tape repair by prev. owner to top corner, moderate soiling to front and rear covers and top edge of rear, light tanning within, light scuffing to edges)

PUBLISHER: Harvill 2005

KEYWORDS: haruki murakami modern first edition uncorrected proof copy japan japanese modern literature

$85.00
2d17/52

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

$127.50
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The Apes of God


LEWIS, WYNDHAM

first edition thus, limited edition of 1000 signed and numbered copies, for subscription only; this is #377, cloth binding 625pp VG+ (spine v sl sunned with v sl rubbing to title, spine creased to the size of actual binding, lower cnrs sl bruised, minor bruise to fore-edge of front board, small booksellers stamp at lower edge of front paste-down, sl browning to ep's, v sl foxing to edges) in GOOD+ d/w (numerous tear repaired on the inside with masking tape!, price clipped, spine sunned, wear and tear to edges)

PUBLISHER: arco publishers london 1955

KEYWORDS: modern first edition limited edition

$78.07
man030898jp012

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
man060798cm003

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
211197mc045

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
man24102aw39

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
150302heb05

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

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