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2i30a/34

41. The Collector


FOWLES, JOHN

First edition, uncorrected proof copy, very scarce! Octavo, patterned light card covers, black lettering to spine, 283pp, VG- (heavy creasing to spine with 2.5cm loss to bottom spine extrem, heavy sellotape repair to full spine, moderate scuffing to cover edges with light surface loss, light tea cup stain to front cover, moderate foxing & tanning to page edges, owners' names in ink to fep, some annotation to pages in pencil throughout)

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature fiction horror John Fowles uncorrected proof thriller

$1750.00
1y50/35

42. The Last Unicorn: A Fantastic Tale


BEAGLE, PETER S.

UK FIRST EDITION, octavo, green heavy card boards, gilt lettering to spine, 218pp, VG+ (light discolouration to spine & board edges, ghost lettering to spine from d/w, light foxing & soiling to page edges) in d/w, VG (light creasing to edges, 1cm closed tear to top edge of rear cover, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: The Bodley Head 1968

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature fantasy fairy tale children's young adult

$1750.00
2c13b/9

43. Albert Gleizes Kubismus: Bauhausbucher 13


GROPIUS, WALTER & MOHOLY-NAGY, L.

Scarce in hardcover, imperial octavo, yellow cloth boards with red lettering to spine & boards, black eps, 103pp, illus, VG- (moderate soiling & rubbing to boards, fraying to spine extrems & board corners, 11cm tear to rear external hinge, front external hinge starting to tear, front gutter cracked, light tanning to page edges, owner's name in ink to f.e.p.) Text in German.

PUBLISHER: Albert Langen Verlag Munchen / Bauhausbucher 1928

KEYWORDS: Walter Gropis L Moholy-Nagy Albert Gleizes text in German language art cubism kubismus kunst geschichte history

$1750.00
2c13b/10

44. Moholy-Nagy: Von Material Zu Architektur: Bauhausbucher 14


GROPIUS, WALTER & MOHOLY-NAGY, L.

Scarce in hardcover, imperial octavo, yellow cloth boards with red lettering to spine & boards, black eps, 243pp, illus, VG- (moderate rubbing & soiling to boards, browning to spine, 3cm closed tear to upper spine extrem, light bruising & fraying to spine extrems & board corners, light tanning to page edges, owner's name in ink to f.e.p.) Text in German.

PUBLISHER: Albert Langen Verlag Munchen / Bauhausbucher 1929

KEYWORDS: Walter Gropis L Moholy-Nagy Albert Gleizes text in German language art architecture sculpture kunst

$1650.00
2f30b/38GC

45. The Journal of H.M.S. Endeavour 1768-1771


COOK, Lieutenant JAMES

LIMITED NUMBERED (#273/500) FIRST EDITION THUS, folio, half leather bound green heavy boards, gilt lettering to leather title plate to spine with gilt decoration & rasised bands, gilt rule & ship illus to front board, green speckled page edges, illus eps, 527pp, illus, VG+ (light fading & scuffing to spine, sl bruising to extrems, v sl foxing & soiling to page edges, minor glue staining to edges of eps, occasional slight foxing sporadically to illus, minor chafing to boards) in slipcase, VG (light bruising to extrems, moderate scuffing & soiling to board edges & covers, light tanning & foxing to title plate to front)

PUBLISHER: Genesis Publications / Rigby Limited 1977

KEYWORDS: exploration limited first editions THUS Captain James Cook hms Endeavour history travel literature journals logs sailing maritime

$1650.00
2s29/44

46. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom


DARWIN, CHARLES

First edition, octavo, green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind rule to boards, brown coated eps, viii + 482pp, VG (moderate fraying to cloth of board edges & corners, some bruising & fraying to spine extrems, 2cm tear to cloth of spine side, some staining to boards, moderately heavy browning to page edges, some foxing throughout)

PUBLISHER: John Murray 1876

KEYWORDS: Charles Darwin science botany natural history vegetables fertilisation

$1650.00
2s7/48

47. Minutes of Evidence given before the Royal Commission on Land Tenure, Land Settlement, and other matters affecting the Crown Lands of the Colony


n/a

Folio, green light card covers with black cloth spine, black lettering to front cover, 6pp index + folding map + 1609pp, Vg- (scuffing with loss of surface to lower 5cm of spine and 1cm of upper spine, some staining & fading to rear cover, some staining & foxing to page edges, light creasing to lower corners of first few pages)

PUBLISHER: John Mackay Government Printer 1905

KEYWORDS: New Zealand Royal Commission notes of evidence land tenure settlement Crown lands Opawa Pareora District Rosewill Settlement

$1650.00
2f51c/22

48. Ender's Game


CARD, ORSON SCOTT

FIRST EDITION THUS, SCARCE ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION, octavo, black heavy boards, gilt lettering to spine, 357pp, VG+ (sl bruising to extrems, light to moderate tanning to pages, light foxing to page edges & eps) in d/w, VG+ (light creasing to edges, sl tanning to flaps)

PUBLISHER: Century Publishing 1985

KEYWORDS: modern first editions thus scifi science fiction literature novels Orson Scott Card

$1650.00
1w9a/29

49. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard


CONRAD, JOSEPH

p187 misprinted as 871, p480 correctly numbered, adverts at rear, this is is the earliest version of the 1st edition, dispatched to the colonies ahead of the local issue, SCARCE, octavo, red cloth boards gilt lettering to spine, blind decoration to spine & rear board, blind lettering to front board, 480pp +16pp ads, G+ (rubbing soiling & fading to boards & spine, bruising & fraying to spine extrems & board corners, damp staining & damage to outer board edges, red staining from cloth dye to edges of eps, insect damage to lower eps prelims & boards (text not affected), light foxing to pages & page edges, light tanning to page edges, lower front hinge shaky but sound)

PUBLISHER: George Bell & Sons and Bombay August 1904

KEYWORDS: Joseph Conrad literature fiction scarce first edition

$1600.00
211009jf4

50. Scented Gardens for the Blind


FRAME,JANET

first edition inscribed by author [Dorothy Neal White's copy] 192pp VERY GOOD+ (red cloth,sl.soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.and author's inscr.to ffep,eps and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

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