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$500.00
9710fs2

I for one


SARGESON,FRANK

first edition thus signed by author [association copy from the collection of Dennis McEldowney] 58pp VERY GOOD+ (in card wrappers w.flaps,sl.rubbed and soiled/foxed,sl.wear to extrems.,author's sign.to ffep,owner's sign.[McEldowney] to ffep,content edges sl.foxed) NOTE Denis McEldowney was the first biographer of Sargeson

PUBLISHER: caxton press christchurch 1954

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand frank sargeson mceldowney signed

$350.00
9710fs3

A Man and His Wife


SARGESON,FRANK

new cheap edition signed by author [association copy - from the collection of Dennis McEldowney] 96pp VERY GOOD+ (in wrappers w.flaps,sl.rubbed and soiled/foxed,v.sl.wear to extrems.,author's sign.to half-title,owner's sign.[McEldowney] to half-title,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: progressive publishing society wellington 1944

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand frank sargeson mceldowney signed

$500.00
9710fs4

When the Wind Blows


SARGESON,FRANK

first edition signed by author [association copy - from the collection of Dennis McEldowney] 92pp VERY GOOD+ (in card wrappers,v.sl.soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.author's sign.to half-title,owner's sign.[McEldowney] to half-title,content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: caxton press christchurch 1945

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand signed frank sargeson mcledowney

$650.00
9710fs5

I Saw In My Dream


SARGESON,FRANK

first edition signed by author [association copy - from the collection of Dennis McEldowney - the first biographer of Sargeson] 279pp VERY GOOD+ (dk.blue cloth,sl.soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.,author's sign.to ffep,owner's sign.[McEldowney] to ffep,content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.,some internal tape repairs to upper.lower edges)

PUBLISHER: john lehmann london 1949

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand frank sargeson signed mceldowney

$275.00
1i40/29

Frank Sargeson In His Time


SARGESON,FRANK; MCELDOWNEY,DENNIS

first edition association copy inscribed and signed by McEldowney to NZ author Roderick Finlayson 72pp ills.[b/w] VERY GOOD+ (in wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,author's inscr.to half-title,content edges sl.foxed,related newspaper clippings loosely inserted)

PUBLISHER: john mcindoe dunedin 1976

KEYWORDS: new zealand biography literature modern first edition frank sargeson dennis mceldowney roderick finlayson signed

$800.00
9710jm6

The Story of a New Zealand River


MANDER,JANE

first edition inscribed and signed by author 432pp VERY GOOD- (green cloth w.brown dec.stamps and borders,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,spine barely attached only at lower hinge,missing ffep,author's inscr.to half-title - It is up to you, Warwick Lawrence, to beat this pioneer attempt. And if you do no one will salute you more willingly than I, Jane Mander - prelims.and content edges sl.foxed/soiled,spine cracked and sl.cocked) Bagnall M728

PUBLISHER: john lane bodley head london new york 1920

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand jane mander signed

$650.00
9710fs7

Wrestling With The Angel Two Plays A Time for Sowing / The Cradle & The Egg


SARGESON,FRANK

first edition [Sargeson ephemera items loosely inserted] [from the collection of Dennis McEldowney] 120pp VERY GOOD+ (black cloth,owner's sign.[McEldowney] to ffep,eps and content edges sl.foxed,loosely inserted is a handwritten/signed letter from Frank Sargeson regarding the other item enclosed which is a single sheet slightly soiled programme for a production of his play The Cradle and the Egg inscribed by the author admit two: Frank Sargeson- programme lists Colin McCahon as designer) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (spine and upper edge/hinges sl.browned,v.sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: caxton press christchurch 1964

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature arts plays frank sargeson signed

$200.00
9710rm8

Collected Poems


MASON,R.A.K.

second edition inscribed and signed by author to NZ author Willow Macky 113pp VERY GOOD+ (red cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,author's inscr.to ffep - Willow with all best wishes from Ron R.A.K.Mason 18/12/69 - dealer's stamp to ffep,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear and chipping to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry new zealand signed mason

$450.00
9710ed9

Final Harvest Emily Dickinson's Poems


DICKINSON,EMILY; JOHNSON,THOMAS H. [SELECTED BY]; FRAME,JANET [INSCRIBED BY]

first edition thus inscribed by NZ author Janet Frame 331pp VERY GOOD+ (in wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,spine sl.sunned,owner's inscr.to ffep - for Jess [Whitworth] from Janet [Frame] from Cambridge Mass.USA 1964 - content edges sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: little brown boston [1961]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry janet frame emily dickinson signed

$750.00
9710mg11

A Special Flower


GEE,MAURICE

first edition proof copy signed by author 192pp VERY GOOD- (in red paper wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled,owner's sign.to front cover,sl.wear to extrems.,author's name handwritten to spine,mod.stain to fore-edge of first 22 pages,author's sign.to title page,cocked) rare proof copy signed

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london 1965

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature proof copies new zealand maurice gee signed

$750.00
9710mg12

The Big Season


GEE,MAURICE

first edition proof copy signed by author 199pp VERY GOOD (in red paper wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled,annotation to front cover - The NZ Peyton Place?? - spine sunned,sl.wear to extrems.,owner's stamp to half-title,author's sign.to title page,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed) scarce signed proof copy

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london 1962

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand maurice gee signed proof copies

$275.00
9710ms13

The New Zealanders A Sequence of Stories


SHADBOLT,MAURICE

second impression signed by author [from the Dennis McEldowney collection] 256pp VERY GOOD+ (burgundy cloth,sl.bumps and soiling to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep,prelims.and content edge ssl.foxed,author's dated sign.to title page - April 1960) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled/foxed,spine browned,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: whitcombe and tombs [np] 1960

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand maurice shadbolt signed

$1225.00
9710jf17

Faces in the Water


FRAME,JANET

first US edition inscribed and signed by author 254pp VERY GOOD+ (patterned grey paper boards w.teal cloth spine,v.sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,author's inscr.to ffep - Best wishes from Janet Frame - eps and content edges sl.foxed,pale small stain to foot edge but not affecting text) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.w.some sl.creasing) scans available on request

PUBLISHER: george braziller new york 1961

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature janet frame new zealand signed

$1150.00
9710jf18

A State of Siege


FRAME,JANET

first US edition inscribed and signed by author 246pp VERY GOOD+ (teal cloth w.gilt stamp of author's sign.to top board,v.sl.soiled,author's inscr.to ffep - John B. best wishes from Janet - content edges v.sl.foxed,top edge teal) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.w.sl.losses to head/foot of spine,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: george braziller new york [1966]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand signed janet frame

$1150.00
9710jf19

Daughter Buffalo


FRAME,JANET

first US edition inscribed and signed by author 212pp VERY GOOD+ (blue cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's name to front pastedown,author's inscr.to ffep - for Rose Marie & John from Janet - eps and content edges v.sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,spine mod.sunned,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: george braziller new york [1972]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

$1150.00
9710jf20

The Adaptable Man


FRAME,JANET

first NZ edition inscribed and signed by author 270pp NEAR FINE (black cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,author's inscr.to ffep - to Rose Marie & John from Janet - content edges v.sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,sl.chipping to upper edge)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1965

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

$1950.00
9710jf21

The Carpathians


FRAME,JANET

first edition inscribed and signed by the author 196pp VERY GOOD+ (blue cloth,v.sl.soiled w.sl.bumps to extrems.,author's inscr.to title page - for Robin & Rosemary Gordon with best regards & many thanks for answering ill-timed phone calls on the nature & behaviour of fowl, wild & tame, from Janet, the goose woman, Shannon, January 1989 - content edges v.sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.) Janet Frame kep geese and her last book [published posthumously] was named by her 'The Goose Bath Poems'

PUBLISHER: bloomsbury london 1988

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature janet frame new zealand signed

$1150.00
9710jf22

The Pocket Mirror


FRAME,JANET

first edition inscribed and signed by author 121pp NEAR FINE (green cloth,sl.soiling to board edges,author's inscr.to ffep - John with best wishes from Janet Frame ) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: w.h.allen london 1967

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature janet frame new zealand signed poetry

$1750.00
9710jf23

Owls Do Cry


FRAME,JANET

first US edition inscribed and signed by author 211pp VERY GOOD+ (red cloth,sl.soiling to board edges,author's inscr.to ffep - John B. with best wishes from Janet Frame - eps and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.,few small closed tears to upper edge,price-clipped with price stamp to front flap)

PUBLISHER: george braziller new york 1960

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

$1250.00
9710jf24

The Reservoir / Snowman Snowman [2 books]


FRAME,JANET

first edition 2 vols.inscribed and signed by author 182/182pp NEAR FINE (cream cloth,spines v.sl.soiled,author's inscr.to ffep both vols. - John, best wishes from Janet Frame ) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.) in VERY GOOD+ slipcase (ill.paper boards,mod.rubbed and soiled,uneven sunning,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: george braziller new york [1963]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

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