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$153.00
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The Shapes of Sleep


a topical tale

PRIESTLEY,J.B.

first edition thus inscribed by author 250pp VG+ (green cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's inscr.to front pastedown,author's warm inscr.to title -j.b.priestley with many thanks to a generous host laurie francis april 1973,content edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) in VG- d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,chipping and wear to extrems.,closed tears to foot of front cover and spine,other minor closed tears)

PUBLISHER: book club london 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature j.b.priestley signed

$153.00
80405lw15

LOVE ON THE SUN


WALMSLEY, LEO:

scarce first edition signed by author, blue cloth with gilt to spine, 380pp, VG(v sl bruised lower corners, sl bumped board fore edges, v sl bumped spine head, sunned spine, v sl rubbed & sunned boards, foxing to ep's & edges with v sl to first part text)

PUBLISHER: Collins London 1939

KEYWORDS: modern first edition leo walmsley signed

$38.25
80405jm16

LIKE MEN BETRAYED


MORTIMER, JOHN:

first edition signed by author, grey cloth with gilt to spine, 254pp, VG(sl sunned spine, ex libris bookplate to ffep, sl foxing to ep's & edges) d/w VG(v sl wear & tears to extrems, foxing, sl sunned & soiled)

PUBLISHER: Collins London 1953

KEYWORDS: modern first edition john mortimer signed

$76.50
2g4/9

Living Dangerously


the autobiography of ranulph fiennes

FIENNES,RANULPH

reprint inscribed by author 263pp ills.[b/w and col.] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.and bookplate to ffep,author's inscr.to title,sl.cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed w.sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: macmillan london 1990

KEYWORDS: biography travel autobiography ranulph fiennes signed

$30.60
2d15/8

The Plodding Shoe


O'SULLIVAN,KITTY

first edition inscribed by author 155pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (in wrappers w.french flaps,sl.rubbed and mod.stained/foxed,covers unevenly sunned,sl.wear to extrems.,author's dated inscr.to title - 1959,sl.foxing to prelims.)

PUBLISHER: printed by unity press auckland 1953

KEYWORDS: new zealand travel biography kitty o'sullivan signed

$25.00
2h5/2

MY LIFE IN HEAVY METAL


ALMOND, STEVE:

first American edition, signed dated and inscribed by author, cream boards, 204pp, MINT in MINT d/w

PUBLISHER: Grove Press New York 2002

KEYWORDS: modern first edition steve almond signed

$30.60
14405wn13

THE SOCIETY OF OTHERS


NICHOLSON, WILLIAM:

first edition, signed by author to title page, black cloth, 224pp, MINT in MINT d/w

PUBLISHER: Doubleday London 2004

KEYWORDS: modern first edition william nicholson signed

$42.50
17505bl1

A Book of Verse


LAWLOR,B.

first edition inscribed by author unpaginated ills.[col.] VG+ (in wrappers w.ribbon tie to spine,sl.soiled w.sl.wear to extrems.,sl.browning to ep gutters,author's inscr.but not sign.to prelim.)

PUBLISHER: whitcombe auckland [nd]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature b.lawlor poetry new zealand signed

$42.50
22605ms1

This Summer's Dolphin


SHADBOLT,MAURICE

first edition inscribed by author 166pp VG+ (blue cloth,minor stain to top board w.spine and upper edge sl.sunned,eps and content edges sl.foxed,author's inscr.to title,v.sl.cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,owner's sign.in ink to front cover,sl.browned spine)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1969

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand signed

$170.00
22605pd1

A Wintering Tree/The World I See/More Than Time/The Scale of Things


4 vols.inscribed by author w.signed handwritten letter

DICKINSON,PATRIC

4 vols.first editions all inscribed by author w.handwritten letter to inscribee VG+ (all books similar condition w.sl.foxing to prelims.,author's warm inscr.to ffep all vols.,double-sided handwritten letter from author to inscribee loosely inserted) in VG+ d/ws (all sl.soiled w.sl.chipping and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: chatto and windus london 1955/1960/1970/1973

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry patric dickinson signed

$102.00
2d15/3

Fourteen Years


extracts from a private journal 1925-1939

PALMER,NETTIE

first edition limited numbered and signed by author [144/500] NF (beige cloth w.brown quarter leather spine,gilt titling to spine,v.sl.soiled,eps and untrimmed edges v.sl.foxed,ghost of owner's sign.to ffep,author's numbered sign.to colophon opp.title,publisher's order form for this title loosely inserted)

PUBLISHER: meanjin press melbourne 1948

KEYWORDS: literature biography signed nettie palmer history

$318.75
19705nm1

When in Rome


MARSH,NGAIO

first edition signed by author 256pp VG+ (red cloth,minor bumps and sunning to extrems.,author's inscr.to title - basil...ngaio marsh,te v.sl.foxed,spine cracked but tight) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.sl.bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1970

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature ngaio marsh signed

$127.50
1p4/3

The Biography of a Grizzly


SETON,ERNEST THOMPSON

reprint inscribed by author 167pp ills.[b/w by author] VG (pale green cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.browned spine,minor wear to extrems.,tan eps,author's signed and dated inscr.to blank prelim.,25 may 1913 with usual paw print,prelims.and content edges sl.soiled,one plate detached and sl.soiled but present,spine cracked)

PUBLISHER: hodder and stoughton london 1908

KEYWORDS: natural history literature ernest thompson seton signed

$21.25
141105as1

Sea Glass


SHREVE,ANITA

proof copy signed 354pp NF (in glossy wrappers,minor soiling to content edges,author's sign.to half-title)

PUBLISHER: little,brown london 2002

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature proof copies anita shreve signed

$29.75
141105cf1

Luci in the Sky


FOX,CHRIS

first edition proof copy inscribed by author 453pp F (in glossy wrappers,author's inscr.to half-title)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london 2001

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature proof copies chris fox signed

$42.50
p9/13

The Poisonous Plants in New Zealand


CONNOR,H.E.

first edition inscribed by author 141pp ills.[b/w diagrams] VG (in paper wrappers,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.stain to front cover,owner's sign.to front cover,sl.wear to extrems.w.2cm chip to head of spine,author's dated inscr.to title page)

PUBLISHER: department of scientific and industrial research wellington 1951

KEYWORDS: new zealand natural history science poisonous plants connor signed

$165.75
p11/23

Edward Calvert


LISTER,RAYMOND;CALVERT,EDWARD

first edition inscribed and dated by author [from the collection of una platts] 116pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (brown cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,warmly inscribed by author to NZ author una platts and dated 8 september 1972 on ffep,content edges v.sl.soiled) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear and chipping to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: bell london [1962]

KEYWORDS: new zealand history biography arts signed edward calvert raymond lister una platts william blake

$127.50
10106pc1

My Life as a Fake


CAREY,PETER

first edition proof copy [first chapter only] numbered/limited [105/150] 13pp+unpaginated NF (in wrappers w.french flaps,printed limited number to front cover,minor 1cm stain to head of front cover,author's sign.to ffep,contains the first chapter of 13pp plus the rest of the book in blank pp)

PUBLISHER: knopf sydney 2003

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature peter carey signed proof copies

$55.25
20106js1

Whiteout and The Fenwick Affair


SUMMERS,JOHN

first edition signed numbered [222/250] 111pp F in F d/w

PUBLISHER: pisces print [np] 1980

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature signed new zealand john summers

$25.50
p12/17

The Reflection Series 3 Watercolors


YAO,C.J.

first edition signed by artist unpaginated ills.[col.] VG+ (in glossy wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.w.sl.chip to spine,author's signed inscr.to ffep dated 1981)

PUBLISHER: yao new york [1981]

KEYWORDS: arts yao signed

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