MODERN FICTION AND LITERATURE

Modern and modernist literature and fiction.
In English and English translations of foreign literature.

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AMIS Martin
The Information

VG VG name to title page, unclipped DW

$15 C/C [FE 4]

Flamingo Harper Collins 1995 first edition hardcover, 494pp. ISBN 0002253569


AUCHINLOSS Louis
The Golden Calves

VG VG- minimal edge rubbing to unclipped DW

$20 C/C [FE 3]

Houghton Mifflin 1988 first edition quarter cloth, 213pp. ISBN 0395476917


BARNES Julian  A History of the World in 101/2 Chapters first edition
VG VG pen name to fep, unclipped DW $30 C/C Cape 1989 first edition hard cover. ISBN 0224026690 [# 1700 modern first edition fiction]

BARTH John  The End of the Road First UK paperback
VG light corner crease to front cover, reading crease to spine joint $9 A/B Digit [R871] Brown & Watson 1964 first edition paperback, 224pp. [PB# 720 modern literature vintage]
BATES H E
The Cruise of the Breadwinner

G+ G- light soiling to clcoth, inscr to reverse of fep, DW lacks bottom 50mm of front panel and with some chipping and rubbing.

$10 B/A [Item# 29 FE]

Michael Joseph 1946 first edition cloth, 63pp.


BEHAN Brendan  Hold Your hour and Have Another
VG- G+ fep top have removed, faint foxing to closed edges, price clipped DW foxed and with wear to spine ends and joints, short edge tears etc. $10 C/C Hutchinson 1963 first edition hard cover 8vo, 192pp. Decorations by Beatrice Behan. [# 751 mod lit]

BEHAN Brendan  Hold Your hour and Have Another
VG- VG ex library, stamp to fep, paper residue to rear endpapers, price clipped DW under plastic sleeve, call number to spine $10 C/C Hutchinson 1963 first edition hard cover 8vo, 192pp. Decorations by Beatrice Behan. [# 752 mod lit]
BELLOW Saul
Henderson The Rain King

VG VG light rubbing to DW.

$15 C/B [FE 17]

Contemporary Fiction branch of Readers Union 1960 first edition thus hardcover, 341pp.


BERGER Thomas
Nowhere

VG VG unclipped DW light surface soiling, light rubbing corner tips

$10 C/B [FE 8]

Methuen 1986 first edition hardcover, 190pp. ISBN 0413598705


BERGER Thomas
Changing the Past

VG VG

$10 C/C [FE 9]

Weidenfeld 1990 first edition hardcover, 285pp. ISBN 0297840134


BOGARDE Dirk
West of Sunset

VG VG- DW lightly soiled, small edge tear top corner, book light spine leanfianl page light crease bottom corner.

$15 C/B [FE 15]

Allen Lane 1984 first edition hardcover,248pp. ISBN 071391632X


BRAINE John  Life at the Top
VG VG DW lamination starting to peel, short tear at head of upper joint (DW) $10 C/C Eyre & Spottiswoode 1963 first edition hard cover, unclipped DW, 288pp. [# 987 mod first]

BUCHAN John  Huntingtower
G+ light soiling and fading to boards, inscription to half title, pencil name to title $15 C/C Hodder 1922 first edition cloth, 318pp, map end papers [# 743 first edn]
BURGESS Anthony
On Going to Bed

VG VG short closed tear rear joint of unclipped DW

$10 B/C [FE 6]

Andre Deutsch 1982 first edition hardcover, 96pp with colour illutrations.ISBN 0233974709


BYATT A. S.   Angels and Insects
VG $8 C/B Vintage 1995 trade paperback. ISBN 0099224313 [PB#1284 modern literature]

CAIN James M  Serenade
Penguin first edition
VG- pen price to cover, age browned pages, sunned spine, slightly foxed wrappers, bumped tail $5 A/A Penguin (901) 1953 sewn paperback, 207pp. [PB# 449 modern literature]

CALLISON Brian  The Judas Ship
VG VG- DW slight sun fade to spine with short split at head of lower joint, tear at top of fore edge fold, book closed top edge soiled, $10 C/C Collins 1978 first edition hard cover, 192pp. Merchant marine vessel damaged by German raider, tries to survive on the high seas. ISBN 0002220075 [# 849 modern first]

CHESTERTON G K   The Man Who Was Thursday A Nightmare
VG G, boards slightly discoloured, DW has some tears and wear $8 C/B Arrowsmith 1946 reprint, cloth 192pp [#2100 mod lit]
CLIVE William
Dando on Delhi Ridge,a novel of the Indian Mutiny

VG- G light lean to spine, DW price clipped and with short tears at ends of joints, light chipping spine ends and corners, light staining closed edges, sunned DW spine.

$15 C/B [FE 20]

MacMillan 1971 first edition hardcover, 254pp.


CONRAD Joseph   Heart of Darkness and Other Stories
Oxford World's Classiscs
VG $5 C/B OUP 1998 paperback ISBN 0192833731 [#2048 modern lit]
COZZENS James Gould
By Love Possessed

VG VG- unclipped DW soiled to spine, light edgewear, closed edges dusty.

$10 C/C [Item# 4 FE]

Longmans 1958 first UK hardcover, 570pp.


DAHL Roald   Kiss Kiss
Eleven short stories by Roald Dahl; "The Landlady, William and Mary, The Way Up to Heaven, Parson's Pleasure, Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat, Royal Jelly, Georgy Porgy, Genesis and Catastrophe: A True Story, Edward the Conqueror, Pig, The Champion of the World"

G+ paperback
$5 A/A
Penguin 1974, 233 pages. ISBN0140018328[PB1418 modern literature ]





DEEPING Warwick  The Man on The White Horse
G+ light fade to spine, top half od fep removed $9 C/B Cassell 1934 first edition cloth, 376pp. [# 1336 modern first edition]

De La MARE Walter   The Return
VG copperplate name to fep $10 C/C Collins 1926 cloth reprint. 309pp + adverts. [#2060 modern lit.]

DOUGLAS O  Taken By the Hand
VG G DW has rubbed edges and some chipping and edge splitting, piece missing from head of tail, name to fep $8 C/B Nelson 1946 16mo hard cover, 281pp [# 748 ]

DOUGLAS O  Olivia
VG G DW has rubbed edges and some chipping and edge splitting, pieces missing from spine ends, name to fep $8 C/B Nelson nd 16mo hard cover, 384pp [# 747 ]

DU MAURIER Daphne  Rebecca
G joints worn , edges rubbed, inscription to fep, foxed prelims and closed edges, reading copy $5 C/C Victor Gollancz 1938 second impression before publication cloth, 446pp [# 850 modern lit]

Du MAURIER Daphne   The Scapegoat
DW with film still of Alec Guinness and Bette Davis
VG G+ unclipped DW has rubbing as some short edge tears, chipping to tail of spine, small red X to rear paste down $8 C/C Victor Gollancz September 1957 second impression hard cover, 368pp. [#2108 mod literature]

ELIOT T. S.  Selected Prose
VG $7 A/B Penguin 1958 paperback 251pp [PB# 91 litmod (2 copies)]

FARRELL James T  Saturday Night and other stories
first UK issue
VG- rubbed joints, light corner creasing, pen initials to inside rear cover $15 A/A Panther [845] 1958 first edition paperback, 192pp [PB# 754 modern literature vintage paperback]

FAULKNER William  Sanctuary
Penguin first edition
VG- small pen price to cover, age browned pages, sunned spine, slightly foxed wrappers $6 A/B Penguin (899) 1953 paperback, 253pp. [PB# 451 modern literature]

FITZGERALD F Scott  The Great Gatsby
VG light soiling to wrappers $5 A/A Penguin 1975 paperback 188pp ISBN 0140007466 [PB# 383 mod lit]

FITZGERALD F. Scott   The Great Gatsby
Penguin Modern Classics
FINE $8 A/B Penguin 2000 paperback, 56+177pp. ISBN 9780141182636. [#2145 modern lit.]

FORSTER E M   A Passage to India
First US paperback edition by Red Seal Books.

G+ paperback with age browned paper stock, mild edge foxing and pencil name to half-title and title, glue perishing but still holding.
$9 C/B
Modern Age Books Inc. New York 1937, 280 pages. [#2559 modern literature ]





FORSYTH Frederick  The Odessa File
VG VG price clipped DW spine chipped at ends, book has age toned closed edges. $20 C/C Hutchinson 1972 first edition hard cover, espionage thriller with nazi ODESSA group. ISBN 0091130204 [#509 modern first]

FOWLES John   The Magus
Pan with cover by Tom Adams
G+ small split at tail of lower joint $7 A/B Pan 1971 (fifth printing) paperback, 570pp + adverts. ISBN 0330020323 [PB#1299 modern lit.]
FRANCIS Dick
10-lb Penalty (Ten Pound Penalty)

FN FN

$15 C/C [Item# 225 FE]

Michael Joseph 1997 first edition hardcover, 272pp. ISBN 0718142454


GALLICO Paul
Mrs Harris goes to New York

VG VG small hole to upper joint of unclipped DW, bookseller stamp to fep, slightly foxed closed edges.

$10 C/B [FE 7]

Michael Joseph 1960 hardcover, 191pp.


GREENE Graham
The Human Factor

VG VG lacks fep, unclipped DW sunfaded spine.

$15 C/C [FE 22]

Bodley Head 1978 first edition cloth, 339pp.


GRISHAM John
The Street Lawyer

VG+ VG+ DW unclipped under plastic sleeve, minimal light soiling to fep.

$10 C/C [FE 10]

Century 1998 first edition hard cover,348pp. Australian issue. ISBN 0712678212


GRISHAM John
The Partner

VG+ VG+ DW unclipped under plastic sleeve, minimal light soiling to fep.

$10 C/C [FE 11]

Century 1997 first edition hard cover, 366pp. Australian issue. ISBN 0712661360


GRISHAM John
The Runaway Jury

VG+ VG+ DW unclipped under plastic sleeve, top corner of fep clipped.

$10 C/C [FE 12]

Century 1996 first edition hard cover, 401pp. Australian issue. ISBN 071266131X


GRISHAM John
The Rain Maker

VG+ VG+ DW unclipped under plastic sleeve.

$10 C/C [FE 13]

Century 1995 first edition hard cover, 434pp. Australian issue. ISBN 0712654593


GRISHAM John
The Testament

VG+ VG+ DW unclipped.

$10 C/C [FE 16]

Century 1999 first edition hard cover, 435pp. ISBN 0712678263


GRISHAM John  The Street Lawyer Australian issue
VG VG short splits along top corner folds of DW $10 C/C Century 1998 first edition hardcover, 348pp ISBN 0712678212 [# 937 mod first ]
HALL Adam
The 9th Directive Quiller in Bangkok

VG+ VG+ slight fading of red titling to spine of unclipped DW, minimal surface soiling to DW.

$40 C/B [FE 46]

Heinemann 1966 first edition hardcover, 254pp. Spy thriller where Quiller must defeat a band of assassins.


HELLER Joseph 
Catch-22
50th anniversary edition

Set in the closing months of World War II, this is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. His real problem is not the enemy - it is his own army which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. If Yossarian makes any attempts to excuse himself from the perilous missions then he is caught in Catch-22: if he flies he is crazy, and doesn't have to; but if he doesn't want to he must be sane and has to. That's some catch...
ISBN9780099529125

VG trade paperback
$10 C/C
Vintage 2011, 540 pp. [#2895 modern literature ]





HELLER Joseph  
Catch-22
cover image of Catch-22

Set in the closing months of World War II, this is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. His real problem is not the enemy - it is his own army which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. If Yossarian makes any attempts to excuse himself from the perilous missions then he is caught in Catch-22: if he flies he is crazy, and doesn't have to; but if he doesn't want to he must be sane and has to. That's some catch...
ISBN9780099477310
american, literature, WWII

VG- trade paperback
$9 C/C
Vintage 1994, 519 pp
[#3430/BOX#4 ]





HELLER Joseph  God Knows first edition
VG VG pen name to fep, unclipped DW sunned to spine $15 C/C Cape 1984 first edition hard cover. ISBN 0224022881[# 1699 modern first edition fiction]

HEMINGWAY Ernest 
The Old Man and the Sea

An early printing of this Nobel prize winning novel.

G+ hardback with no dust jacket, minor foxing to closed edges
$20 C/B
Jonathan Cape December 1952 third impression, 127pp.
[#3183 ]





HEMINGWAY Ernest 
The Old Man and the Sea

The first printing of this edition of Hemingway's Nobel prize winning novel. This has illustrations by C F Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard.

VG- hardback with no dust jacket. Minor rubbing to spine ends and corners,pencil inscription to free end paper.
$30 C/B
Reprint Society 1953 first edition thus, 117pp.
[#3286 ]





HENRY O.  More O. Henry
One Hundred more of the Master's stories introduced by James Hilton
VG VG- price clipped DW worn to edges with minor loss $12 C/D Hodder 1955 sixth impression, cloth, 1128pp. Thin paper but still a hefty book. [# 948 mod lit]

HOCKING Joseph  All Men Are Liars
G joints split at ends, edges rubbed, corners frayed, lacks fep, frontis tissue foxed, one page detached but present with chipped edges, light foxing throughout, rear hinge cracked a good reading copy $5 C/C Ward Lock undated early 20th century, decorative cloth. 411pp [# 1243 ]
HUTCHINS Maude
A Diary of Love

VG G DW spine sunned, soiled, edge chipping, closed edges dusty.

$10 C/B [Item# 3 FE]

Spearmann 1953 first UK edition hardcover, 186pp.


HUXLEY Aldous  Brave New World
fifth impression
G+ light wear, rubbed corners, ink number to both paste downs, mild age browning $55 C/C Chatto 1932 cloth, 306pp. [# 951 mod lit]
INNES Hammond
Air Bridge

VG- G+ soiled cloth, inscription to fep, foxed closed edges, DW edge wear and short closed tears with tidy paper reinforcing to the reverse.

$15 C/B [FE 23]

Collins 1951 first edition cloth, 288pp.


INNES Hammond
Atlantic Fury

VG VG DW minor edge wear or short edge tears.

$10 C/C [FE 24]

Collins 1962 first edition cloth, 318pp.


INNES Hammond
The Big Footprints

VG VG short edge splits to spine ends and corners of unclipped DW.

$10 C/C [FE 25]

Collins 1977 first edition hardcover, 349pp. ISBN0002214229


INNES Hammond
The Doomed Oasis, a novel of Arabia

VG VG name to fep,lightly chipped spine ends and corners of unclipped DW.

$12 C/B [FE 26]

Collins 1960 first edition hardcover, 320pp.


INNES Hammond
The Land God gave to Cain, a novel of the Labrador

VG VG light foxing to endpapers, dusty top edge.

$15 C/B [FE 27]

Collins 1958 first edition hardcover, 255pp.


INNES Hammond
The Land God gave to Cain, a novel of the Labrador

VG VG- light edge wear to price clipped DW, erased pencil to fep.

$10 C/B [FE 28]

Collins 1958 first edition hardcover, 255pp.


INNES Hammond
The Mary Deare

VG VG spine ends of DW splitting at fold, unclipped.

$10 C/B [FE 29]

Collins 1956 first edition hardcover, 256pp.


INNES Hammond
The Strange Land

VG VG DW taped down to endpapers but still a tidy copy in same DWunder plastic sleeve, name top paste down.

$10 C/B [FE 30]

Collins 1954 first edition hardcover, 255pp.


INNES Hammond
The Strode Venturer

VG VG price clipped DW.

$10 C/B [FE 31]

Collins 1965 first edition hardcover, 320pp.

JAMES P D   The Children of Men
first US edition
VG+ VG+ unclipped dust wrapper has one small surface scuff, in NF quarter cloth hard cover with one small remainder dot to bottom closed edge $10 C/C Knopf 1992 first US edition quarter cloth, 241pp. A science fiction type novel set in the future where no one is fertile, apocalyptic theme. ISBN 0679418733 [# 879 mod first]

JANSSON Tove   The Summer Book
Endless summers of discovery on an island in the Gulf of Finland

G+ paperback, name blacked out to inside cover
$5 A/A
Penguin 1977, 121 pages. ISBN0140042725 [PB1419 modern literature ]





JONES Howard   Tropical Tales
Pocket Book B42, complete and unabridged
G+ light handling wear $5 A/B Pocket Books(UK) 1951 first thus paperback, 184pp [PB#1228 modern lit]

JONES James  Whistle
VG+ VG+ unclipped DW faintly sunned spine $15 C/C Collins 1978 first edition hard cover, 457pp ISBN 0002219554 [# 798 modern first edition]

JOYCE James with Introduction and notes by Declan Kiberd 
Ulysses
Annotated Student Edition.

Deals with the events of one day in Dublin, 16th June 1904, now known as "Bloomsday". The principal characters are Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom and his wife Molly. "Ulysses" has been labelled dirty, blasphemous and unreadable.
ISBN9780141184432

VG trade paperback
$15 C/C
Penguin 2000, lxxxix 1195pp.
[#3114 ]





JOYCE James   Ulysses
with Ulysses:A short History by Richard Ellmann
G+ cover wear $9 C/C Penguin Modern Classics 1968 large paperback, 720pp. [#2047 modern lit.]

JOYCE James edited by Neri Johnson 
Dubliners
cover image of James Joyce Dubliners

Complete edition with introduction, bibliography, appendices, maps and explanatory notes.
ISBN0192839993

VG paperback
$8 C/B
Oxford World's Classics 2000, lx+279pp.
[#3383]





JOYCE James  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
VG- rubbed edges, aged paper stock $7 A/A Penguin 1973 paperback, 253pp. ISBN 0140014772 [PB# 384 mod lit]

JOYCE James   A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
intro. by Hugh Kenner
VG $5 A/B Signet paperback ISBN 0451525442 [PB#1304 modern lit.]

KAZANTZAKIS Nikos   Christ Recrucified
G+ spine and covers sunned $7 C/C Faber 1977 large paperback, 470pp ISBN 0571066720 [#1905 modern literature]
KENEALLY Thomas
Gossip from the forest

VG VG- name to fep, unclipped DW rubbed at edges, light chip spine ends, short closed tear top corner of lower panel.

$15 C/C [FE 44]

Collins 1975 first edition hardcover, 222pp.


KEROUAC Jack  
Satori in Paris

Kerouac achieved his 'Satori' moment during a hectic period in Paris. First UK paperback edition, ISBN0704310163

G+ paperback, light wear to wraps
$15 A/A
Quartet 1973, 116pp. [PB1428 modern literature ]





KEROUAC Jack  
Vanity of Duluoz, An Adventurous Education 1935-46

Jack Kerouac writes a coming of age novel set in the USA, and follows the character through college, war-time navy, and the avant-garde undergorund scene. A good reading copy only, or maybe useful as an upgrade dust jacket. ISBN0233960791

G hardback in VG- dust jacket. Ex-library with stamps, some tape rust to endpapers, closed edges foxed, rear hinge loosened, tape stains to boards, unclipped DW has small symbol to spine, and some minor tape rust to edges of fold in flaps.
$45 C/C
Andre Deutsch 1969 first UK edition hard cover, 280pp. [#2480 modern literature ]



KEROUAC Jack  
The Town and the City

ISBN0704330180

VG hardback in VG unclipped dust jacket, soft covers slightly rubbed
$20 C/C
Quartet 1973 first thus sewn binding in stiff paper wrappers and pictorial dust jacket, 499pp [#1930 modern literature]

KESEY Ken 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Jack Nicholson film cover.

Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her ward in an Oregon State mental hospital with a strict and unbending routine, unopposed by her patients, who remain cowed by mind-numbing medication and the threat of electroshock therapy. But her regime is disrupted by the arrival of McMurphy - the swaggering, fun-loving trickster with a devilish grin who resolves to oppose her rules on behalf of his fellow inmates. His struggle is seen through the eyes of Chief Bromden, a seemingly mute half-Indian patient who understands McMurphy's heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them imprisoned. The subject of an Oscar-winning film starring Jack Nicholson, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is an exuberant, ribald and devastatingly honest portrayal of the boundaries between sanity and madness. This is the film tie-in paperback release with stills from the film at the centre of the book, and the cast details etc on the covers.
SIGNET 451-W6752

VG paperback, pen name at front page.
$10 A/B
New American Library/ Signet, undated (1975). 272pp + photographs.
[PB1526 ]





KESEY Ken  Sailor Song
VG+ VG+ remainder striped $10 C/D Viking 1982 first edition quarter cloth, 533pp. ISBN 0670835218 [# 801 modern first edition]

KING Francis  Act of Darkness first edition
VG VG unclipped DW small closed tear heel of upper joint $10 C/C Hutchinson 1983 first edition hard cover. ISBN 0091535204 [# 1701 modern first edition fiction]

LAWRENCE D H introduced by Mark Schorer  Lady Chatterley's Lover
complete and unabridged first US paperback edition
VG- small nick to spine, spine roll $20 A/B Grove Press 1959 first edition paperback, 384pp. First complete and unabridged US edition based on the third manuscript version of 1928. Introduction by Schorer, preface by Archibald MacLeish. At rear are excerpts from the US District Court ruling that removed the Post Office Ban on the Grove edition. [PB# 690 modern literature]

Le CARRE John  Single & Single
VG VG fore edge of front DW panel slightly sunned $15 C/C Hodder 1999 first edition hard cover, 336pp ISBN 0340738979 [# 949 mod first]

Le CARRE John  Our Game
Australasian issue
FN FN $15 C/C Hodder 1995 first edition hard cover, 347pp. Publishers marker ribbon intact. ISBN 034064026X [# 950 mod first]

LE CARRE John  Smiley's People
VG VG- unclipped DW light edge wear with short splits at corner folds, book top edge dusty $10 C/C Hodder 1980 first edition hard cover, 327pp ISBN 0340247045 [# 1669 modern first edition]

LEE Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird
VG- reading crease $7 A/A Arrow paperback. ISBN 9780099419785 [PB#1350 mod lit]

LEHMANN Rosamond  A Note in Music
G+ top of fep clipped, joints rubbed, spine ends frayed $10 C/C Chatto 1930 first edition cloth, 318pp [# 794 modern first edition]

LEM Stanislaw   A Perfect Vacuum
A collection of reviews of books yet to be written

VG paperback
$14 A/A
Mandarin 1991 paperback, 229pp ISBN 074930538X [#2314 fiction ]



LESSING Doris  The Summer Before the Dark
VG $4 A/B Penguin 1975 paperback. ISBN 0140039996 [PB# 114 modlit]
LEWIS Norman
The Day of the Fox

VG

$15 C/B [Item# 8 FE]

Cape 1955 first edition in original pictorial wrappers with folding flaps (price clipped) maybe a proof? Sewn binding. Simmering antagonisms in a post Civil War Spanish fishing village. 259pp


LISTER Stephen 
Sun and Heir

Being the Discursive & Improbable Account of Sundry Journeyings in Search of the Characters, the Plot and Other Essential Raw Material for a Novel in the Romantic Tradition.

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket. Jacket has some rubbing or chipping to corners and spine ends. Head of spine tape repaired. Endpapers have mild foxing.
$25 C/B
Peter Davies 1949 first edition, 214pp.
[#3291 ]




LUDLUM Robert
The Aquitane Progression

VG VG unclipped, closed edges yellowed.

$30 C/D [FE 2]

Granada 1984 first edition hardcover, 672pp. ISBN 0346114185


MACKENZIE Compton  Paper Lives
G- ex-library reading copy with stamps, tape residue to boards, foxed and stained closed edges, one page has a taped and rusted tear. $4 C/B Chatto 1966 first edition hard cover, 220pp. [# 660 mod lit]
MacLEAN Alistair
Breakheart Pass

G+ G name to fep, small stain fore edge of pages, DW chipping and torn at spine ends and corners and with tape repair.

$5 C/C [FE 32]

Collins 1974 first edition hardcover, 192pp. US Cavalry vs Paiute Indians in Nevada 1870s.ISBN 0002215470


MacLEAN Alistair
Force 10 from Navarone

VG VG DW spine sunned, unclipped.

$15 C/C [FE 33]

Collins 1968 first edition hardcover, 254pp.


MacLEAN Alistair
Force 10 from Navarone

VG- VG- head of fep trimmed, DW spine sunned, unclipped.

$10 C/C [FE 34]

Collins 1968 first edition hardcover, 254pp.


MacLEAN Alistair
Ice Station Zebra

VG- VG- head of spine worn, DW some edge and fore edge chipping, tape residue to endpapers,foxed closed edges, comes with BOOK SOCIETY CHOICE band.

$15 C/C [FE 35]

Collins 1963 first edition hardcover, 255pp.


MacLEAN Alistair
Puppet on a Chain

Near Fine Near Fine small nick to tail of DW, faint foxing closed edges.

$15 C/C [FE 36]

Collins 1969 first edition hardcover, 255pp. Another copy VG in lightly worn and slightly chipped DW $10.


MacLEAN Alistair
The Way to Dusty Death

VG VG short tear at bottom edge of front of price clipped DW.

$15 C/C [FE 37]

Collins 1973 first edition hardcover, 222pp. ISBN 0002219476


MacLEAN Alistair
When Eight Bells Toll

VG VG name to fep, faint tape offsetting, small tear top spine corner of price clipped DW.

$10 C/C [FE 38]

Collins 1966 first edition hardcover, 255pp.


MacLEAN Alistair
Where Eagles Dare

VG+ VG small tear to tail of DW lower panel, price clipped.

$15 C/C [FE 39]

Collins 1967 first edition hardcover, 256pp.


MAILER Norman  The Deer Park
VG- VG- DW chipped at corners and spine ends, light wear. $15 C/C Putnam 1955 third impression hardcover, 375pp. US edition. [Item# 11 FCT]

MANN Thomas  The Magic Mountain
With a postscript by the author on The Making of the novel.
VG+ VG+ near fine. $15 C/C Nationwide Book Service 1979 reprint hardcover, 729pp. Translated by H T Lowe-Porter. The Dustwrapper is price clipped and bears Secker & Warburg to the tail. ISBN 0436272377 [Item# 279 FCT]

MANN Thomas  The Holy Sinner
translated by H T Lowe-Porter
G+ light soiling to cloth, a torn split to backstrip, ex lending library stamps to endpapers only $10 C/C Secker 1952 first English edition cloth, 280pp [# 822 modlit]

MASON A E W   The Dean's Elbow
VG some edge foxing towards rear pages $15 C/C Hodder 1930 first edition cloth, 312+8pp adverts [# 1002 modern first edition]

MASTERS John  The Venus of Konpara
first edition review copy
VG VG- foxed closed edges, unclipped DW has rubbed corners and short splits at spine ends, light handling soiling $15 C/B Michael Joseph 1960 first edition hard cover, 256pp. Review slip slipped in at front sent to the Literary Editor of the Otago Daily Times. [#1492 modern first edition fiction ]

MAUGHAM W Somerset  Cakes and Ale
Pocket Books 1158
G+ rubbed edges, foxed rear wrapper, faint pencil price to cover, name to fep $5 A/A Pocket Books [1158] 1957 first edition paperback, 186pp. Cover by Leo Manso. [PB# 738 modern literature vintage paperback]

McCARTHY Mary  A Charmed Life
VG G unclipped DW small splits at corners, light chipping spine ends, age browned and soiled, book tidy, browned closed edges $10 C/C Weidenfeld 1956 first edition hard cover, 335pp. [# 988 mod first]

MILLER Henry   The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
first UK paperback issue
VG- toned paper, light edge wear to wrappers $8 A/B Panther July 1965 paperback [PB#1216 modern lit]

MILLER Henry   Nexus : The Rosy Crucifixion
first UK paperback issue
G toned paper, edge wear to wrapper, taped heel of spine, pen price foot of cover, name to first page $7 A/B Panther 1966 paperback [PB#1217 modern lit]

MILLER Henry   Tropic of Cancer
G toned paper, crease and edge wear to wrapper, writing to first page $7 A/B Panther 1971 paperback [PB#1218 modern lit]

MILLER Henry   Opus Pistorum
first UK paperback issue
VG $8 A/B Star 1984 paperback ISBN 0352315202 [PB#1219 modern lit]

MORRISON Toni   Beloved
movie tie- in cover art
VG price label to rear cover $7 C/B Vintage 2005 paperback ISBN 9780099273976 [#2075 mod lit]

MURAKAMI Haruki   Kafka on the shore
VG- $8 C/B Vintage 2005 trade paperback ISBN 0099458322 [#2046 mod lit.]

NABOKOV Vladimir 
Lolita

Lolita is a dark and daring story of obsessive love and transgression. Humbert Humbert's lust for his pubescent stepdaughter, Lolita, shocked readers when it was first published in the 1950s; yet the novel was also celebrated for its beautifully lyrical writing. Almost fifty years after its first publication, Lolita remains a powerful tale of perversion and love gone wrong.
ISBN9780141037431

VG paperback
$7 A/B
Penguin2008, 361pp.
[PB1528 ]





NABOKOV Vladimir   Despair
first UK paperback
G+ light crease top corner of cover, minor age browning to paper $5 A/B Panther 1969 paperback, 205pp ISBN 0586028412 cover by John Holmes [PB#1328 modern literature]

NAIPAUL V S   Guerrillas
VG- $4 A/B Penguin 1976 paperback, 253pp ISBN 0140043233 [PB# 413 modlit]
O'HARA John
The Instrument

Fine Fine DW lamination at fore edge fold and joints lifting but not split or chipped.

$25 C/C [FE 40]

Hodder 1968 first UK edition, hardcover, 297pp.


O'HARA John
And Other Stories

Fine Fine DW lamination at lower joint lifting but not split or chipped, lower corners bumped.

$25 C/C [FE 41]

Hodder 1969 first UK edition, hardcover, 336pp.


O'HARA John
Lovey Childs; A Philadelphian's Story

Fine Fine price clipped DW.

$40 C/C [FE 42]

Hodder 1970 first UK edition, hardcover, 249pp.


ORWELL George   In Front of Your Nose
Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell Volume 4
VG $8 A/B Penguin 1971 paperback , 621pp ISBN 0140031545 [PB#1266 modern literature]

ORWELL George   My Country Right or Left
Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell Volume 2
VG $8 A/B Penguin 1971 paperback , 540pp ISBN 0140031529 [PB#1267 modern literature]

PEAKE Mervyn   Titus Alone
VG name at front $5 A/B Penguin 1979 pb. ISBN 0140030913 {PB#1320 modern literature]

PIERRE DBC   Ludmila's Broken English
VG $7 C/B Faber 2006 first paperback issue ISBN 9780571230952 [#2076 mod lit]

PIRSIG Robert M   Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
G+ paperback $8 A/B Corgi1976. ISBN 0552101648 [PB#1377]

SYLVIA PLATH


PLATH Sylvia 
Ariel
Poems

The poems in Sylvia Plath's Ariel, including many of her best-known such as 'Lady Lazarus', 'Daddy' and 'Fever 103 degrees', were all written between the publication in 1960 of Plath's first book, The Colossus, and her death in 1963.
ISBN0571086268

VG softback
$9 C/ letter rate overseas
Faber 1972, 86pp.
[#3048 ]





PLATH Sylvia 
The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath's only novel, the life of Esther Greenwood, from schooling to work and a mental breakdown, and of a year in a mental asylum.
ISBN0571081789

G+ paperback
$8 A/B
Faber 1982, 258pp. [PB1434 modern literature ]





PLATH Sylvia 
The Colossus

Originally published in 1960, The Colossus was the only volume of Sylvia Plath's poetry published before her death in 1963. Showing a scholarly dedication to the craft, the poems in this collection are brimming with originality and the startling imagery that would later confirm her status as one of the most important poets of the twentieth century.
ISBN0571098649

VG softback.
$8 B/A
Faber 1987, 79pp [#519]

PLATH Sylvia   The Journals of Sylvia Plath
edited by Ted Hughes and Frances McCullough
VG paperback $8 A/B Ballantine Books 1991. ISBN 0345351681 [PB#1378]

STEINER Nancy Hunter 
A Closer look at Ariel
A memory of Sylvia Plath

Memoir by a Smith College roommate and friend of Plath, which casts light on her work and psychology.
ISBN0571104924

G+ softback with some handling wear. Sewn binding but in card wraps.
$8 C/A
Faber 1976, 88pp.
[#3003 ]





STEVENSON Anne 
Bitter Fame
A Life of Sylvia Plath

"The best critical biography of Plath yet, poet Stevenson's volume offers a convincing reinterpretation of a complex and controversial life." Publishers Weekly.
ISBN9780395538467

G+ softback with mild creases to covers. Remainder striped bottom closed page edge.
$15 C/C
Houghton Mifflin 1989 first edition, 413pp.
[#3004 ]






POE Edgar Allan   Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Collins Library of Classics
G+ lightly rubbed or soiled cloth $5 A/B Collins undated cloth, 476pp. Small format (paperback size). [#2122 mod lit]

POTTER Dennis  Blackeyes
VG- VG+ lacks fep, name and date to half title $10 C/C Faber 1987 first edition hard cover, 184pp. ISBN 0571150160 [# 793 modern first edition]

POTTER Stephen  The Complete Golf Gamesmanship
VG VG- closed edge tears, light chipping spine ends. $10 C/B Heinemann 1968 first edition hardcover, 177pp. Illustrated with line cartoons. Humorous take on making the best out of a game of golf through sly manoeuvers. [Item# 1 FCT]

POTTER Stephen  Anti-Woo, Gambits for non-lovers
VG- VG- some foxing, inscription to fep, edgewear to DW. $10 C/B Heinemann 1965 first edition hardcover, 113pp. Illustrated with line cartoons. Humorous take on avoiding the wiles of the opposite sex and saving oneself from romantic attachments. [Item# 2 FCT]

PROUST Marcel   In Search of Lost Time
2-Within a Budding Grove; 3-The Guermantes Way; 4-Sodom and Gomorrah; 5-The Captive + The Fugitive; 6-Time Regained + A Guide to Proust.
The new, fully revised and updated edition of the Scott Moncrieff and Kilmartin translation of Prousts masterpeice. Volumes for sale separately. ISBN9780099362319 ISBN9780099362418 ISBN9780099362517 ISBN9780099362616 ISBN9780099362715

VG trade paperbacks
$10 per volume C/C
Vintage 1996, various pagination per volume. [#2675 modern literature ]





RAND Ayn   The Fountainhead Ayn Rand's novel about Objectivism

Good used paperback with foxed closed edges, worn wrappers $5 A/B Mayflower 1979, 680pp ISBN 0583121268 [BOX#12]


RAND Ayn   The Fountainhead Ayn Rand's novel about Objectivism

Good used paperback with hole clipped to top corner of cover, $8 A/B Harper Collins 1994, 680pages. ISBN 0586012648 [PB#1380 ]

RICE Elmer  A Voyage to Purilia
Penguin first edition
VG- small pen price to cover, age browned pages, sunned spine, slightly foxed wrappers $6 A/A Penguin (902) 1954 sewn paperback, 185pp. [PB# 450 modern literature]

SAGAN Francoise trsl Westhoff  The Heart-Keeper
VG VG- name to fep, price clipped DW sunned spine and short tears at head of spine and top left of cover. $10 C/B John Murray 1968 first edition hard cover, 100pp [#508 modern first]

SANCHEZ Thomas  Rabbit Boss The tragic saga of the Washo Indian
G+ insect damage to fore edge of front wrapper otherwise tidy $8 A/B Penguin 1977 first thus paperback, 519pp. Fiction based on experiences of the Washo, North American Indians, Native American ISBN 0140041370 [PB# 952 modern literature]

SARTRE Jean-Paul 
Three Plays

Crime Passionel, Men without Shadows, The Respectable Porstitute. Translated from the French by Kitty Black. First English edition.

Vg hardback with name to paste down and minor foxing to closed top edge in a G+ dust jacket with loss to tail of spine, chipped at head and with some foxing.
$10 C/B
Hamish Hamilton 1949, 187pp [#2725 modern literature, play script, theatre ]





SARTRE Jean-Paul   Words
Reminiscences of a precocious childhood within French provincialism before the First World War. Translated by Irene Clephane.

VG paperback
$5 A/A
Penguin 1977, 158 pages. ISBN0140027270 [PB1417 autobiography, literary ]





SARTRE Jean-Paul   Iron in the Soul
VG- wear at head of spine $7 A/B Penguin 1971 paperback 349pp. ISBN 0140020454 [PB#1294 mod lit]
SELBY Hubert
Last Exit to Brooklyn (UK edition)

VG VG DW rubbed to corners, unclipped.

$30 C/C [FE 21]

Calder & Boyars April 1966 second impression of first UK edition, hardcover, 234pp.


SETON Anya
Devil Water

VG VG- unclipped DW lightly sunned spine with light edge wear to spine ends and corners.

$30 C/C [FE 14]

Hodder 1962 hard cover, 574pp. Genealogical and map endpapers, historical novel in time of Jacobite Uprising early eighteenth century.


SETON Anya
Avalon

VG VG private library stamp to title,small pen doodle rear fep, unclipped DW chipped at head of spine.

$10 C/C [FE 18]

Hodder 1966 first edition hardcover, 384pp map endpapers. Historical fiction set in 10th century Cornwall as well as Iceland and Vinland.


SHAW Irwin  The Young Lions
VG- G+ DW soiled and with edge chipping to spine ends and corners, light foxing to closed edges $20 C/C Cape 1949 UK first edition cloth, 665pp Ficition set during the Second World War. [#1108 first edition]

SHELLEY Mary Edited Johanna M Smith 
Frankenstein
Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism

Complete, Authoritative 1831 text of Framkenstein by Mary Shelley, with Biographical and Historical Contexts, Critical History, and Essays from five contemporary critical perspectives. critical history by Mary Lowe-Evans, psychoanalytic criticism by David Collings, feminist criticism by Johanna M. Smith, Marxist criticism by Warren Montag, Cultural criticism by Lee E. Heller.
ISBN0312044690

VG softback, pen name at head of title page
$20 C/C
Bedford/ St Martins 1992, x 352pp. [#2818 modern literature]





SHUTE Nevil  The Rainbow and the Rose
VG VG DW sunned spine and light foxing, book has light foxing to prelims and closed edges $20 C/C Heinemann 1958 (Australian price printed on DW flap) first edition hard cover, 306pp [# 753 mod first]

SHUTE Nevil  Trustee from the Toolroom
VG+ G- DW chipped to spine ends and with splits down fore edge folds, brown spot at head of front cover $10 C/C Heinemann 1960 first edition hard cover, 312pp [# 915 mod first]

SHUTE Nevil  On The Beach (uniform edition)
VG VG unclipped DW faint wear, name to fep, light spine lean. $10 C/B Heinemann 1958 reprint in Uniform Edition, cloth, 312pp. [Item# 293 FCT]

SINCLAIR Upton
Presidential Mission
G+ light surface insect wear to spine, gift inscription to fep. $10 C/C T Werner Laurie 1948 first edition cloth, 608pp. [FCT 22]

Co-Op, a novel of Living Together.
VG- sunned spine, name to fep. $10 C/B T Werner Laurie 1948 second impression cloth, 415pp. [FCT 23]

The Jungle
VG- light surface insect damage (minimal), light faint foxing. $9 C/B T Werner Laurie 1946 cloth, 411pp. [FCT 24]

SINCLAIR Upton  Wide is the Gate
World's End series book 4
VG $10 CC Werner Laurie 1944 reprint hard cover, 640pp. Clean copy lacks DW. [#1858 fiction]

SINGER Isaac Bashevis  The Penitent
VG $5 B/A Penguin 1986 paperback, 127pp. ISBN 0140073965 [# 986 mod lit]
SMITH Martin Cruz
Gorky Park

VG VG- unclipped DW worn to edges with mild chipping to upper fore edge corners, light spine lean.

$15 C/C [FE 45]

Collins 1981 first edition hardcover, 365pp, Crime serial killer thriller set in Moscow made into a blockbuster film. ISBN 0002222787.


SMITH Thorne
Turnabout
Rain in the Doorway
The Stray Lamb
The Jovial Ghosts
The Bishop's Jaegers
Topper takes a trip
all lack DWs, and with light wear or fading to boards, some lack feps or have inscriptions, most are lightly foxed, email if you need more details. $7 C/B All are Methuen reprints in cloth (except Rain in the Doorway). Humour written in the 1930s involving ghosts and witches etc. [FCT 25]

SMITH Thorne  The Jovial Ghosts
The Misadventures of Topper
VG VG minor chipping to spine ends, light soiling to rear wrapper $12 C/B Methuen 1956 hard cover, 312pp [# 1247 modern literature]

SMITH Wilbur 
Hungry as the Sea

A thriller set on the seas of Africa and Antarctica.
" The 'Golden Prince' is deposed: once the flamboyant chairman of a huge shipping consortium, now the captain of a salvage tug – such is the revolution in the life of Nick Berg.
Then a cruise ship, stranded with six hundred people in the frozen wastes of the Antarctic, could be his chance to fight back. His heroic salvage of the liner in some of the most terrifying weather on this planet sweeps him back to even greater power and an even more deadly conflict with the man who has supplanted him as chairman."
ISBN0434714119

G hardback in G worn and soiled but generally intact price clipped dust jacket with sunned spine. Small pen note to paste down.
$10 C/C
Heinemann 1978 first edition, 377pp.
[#3269 ]

G+ hardback in G+ dust jacket with lightly sunned spine and has been contact sealed with small bookseller label underneath the contact film, the contact is to the exterior of the jacket only, not wrapped around to the reverse. Old cellotape rust to edge of fold in flaps and paste downs, endpapers slightly discoloured from offset foxing, light foxing to closed edges.
$20 C/C
Heinemann 1978 first edition, 377pp.
[#238 ]





SMITH Wilbur 
A Sparrow Falls

Another instalment in the Courtney saga. " Sean Courtney, who made and lost £5 million on the goldfields of the Witwatersrand and fought his way through the bloody battlefields of the Anglo-Boer War, now makes his final appearance as soldier, statesman and power in the land.
War and a bitter estrangement have lost him his own sons. But when Fortune brings him young Mark Anders, a man as dear to him as his own blood, Sean is drawn into a drama as turbulent as any in his life.
From the devastation of the trenches in northern France, through the violence of the Johannesburg strikes during the early 'twenties, to the serene splendours of the African wilderness, this novel vibrates with Sean's towering personality and is driven forward with unquenchable energy by young Mark, relentless in his pursuit of justice."
ISBN0434714100

VG hardback in VG- dust jacket with minor handling and minor sun fade to front panel.
$10 C/C
BCA 1977 published same year as the Heinemann first issue. 539pp.
[#3270 ]




SMITH Wilbur
Birds of Prey

VG VG unclipped DW.

$15 C/D [FE 51]

MacMillan 1997 first edition hardcover, 554pp, map endpapers. ISBN 033365330


SMITH Wilbur
A Time to Die

VG VG unclipped DW, name to fep and short tear to top edge of fep.

reduced to $20 C/D [FE 52]

Heinemann 1989 first edition hardcover, 461pp + adverts. ISBN 0434714208


SMITH Wilbur
Rage

VG VG unclipped DW, small pen marks next to list of titles, name to fep.

reduced to $10 C/D [FE 53]

Heinemann 1987 first edition hardcover, 627pp + adverts. ISBN 0434714186


SMITH Wilbur
The Burning Shore

VG VG unclipped DW, light spine lean.

reduced to $20 C/D [Item# 30 FE]

Heinemann 1985 first edition hardcover, 435pp + adverts. ISBN 043471416X


SMITH Wilbur
The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

VG VG unclipped DW, light spine lean, faint offset adhesive ghost to feps from DW cover.

reduced to $20 C/D [Item# 31 FE]

Heinemann 1984 first edition hardcover, 367pp + adverts. ISBN 0434714151.


SMITH Wilbur
Wild Justice

VG VG- minor mark from erased pencil top corner of fep, DW price clipped with some edge wear and sunned spine, light splits at joint ends, minor water spot very tip of bottom corner rear pages.

$45 C/C [Item# 39 FE]

Heinemann 1974 first edition hardcover, 307pp. ISBN 434714079.



STANDISH Robert  Blind Tiger
VG- sunned spine, lower joint splitting, name to fep. $10 C/B Peter Davies 1956 first edition cloth, 312pp. [FCT 26]

TARTT Donna   The Secret History
Penguin
VG $8 C/C Penguin 1993 paperback ISBN 0141013397 [#2079 mod lit]

TARTT Donna   The Secret History
VG paperback $7 A/B Penguin 2008. ISBN 9780141037691 [PB#1374 mod lit]

TEVIS Walter  The Queen's Gambit
VG VG small bump top edge of lower board, short split to DW next to this top corner of DW fold split $10 C/C Heinemann 1983 first edition hard cover, 261pp novel of a chess prodigy. ISBN 0434766550 [# 1327 modern first edition]

THOMAS Craig  Snow Falcon
VG+ VG+ $15 Michael Joseph 1979 first edition hard cover, 348pp ISBN 0718118359 [# 825 modfirst]

TOOLE John Kennedy   A Confederacy of Dunces
VG $8 A/B Penguin 2009 paperback. ISBN 9780141045641 [PB#1292 modern literature]

TREW Antony   The White Schooner
First Edition
VG small mark to closed top edge in G+ unclipped DW edge wear with short splits at spine ends $15 C/C Collins 1969 first edition hard cover. [#2133 fiction]

UPDIKE John 
Rabbit Redux

Sequel to Rabbit, Run, Updike resumes the spiritual quest of Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom. Ten years have passed; the former athlete has become a thirty-six-year-old conservative, and America has become the 1960s world of technology, fantasy, drugs, and violence. Rabbit is abandoned by his family, and his home invaded by a runaway and a radical. Yet he clings to semblances of decency and responsibility, and yearns to belong and to believe.
ISBN0233957049

VG- hardback in VG- price clipped dust jacket with small splt at corner fold and some edge wear. Book closed edges dusty.
$15 C/C
Andre Deutsch 1972 first edition, 407pp
[#3146 ]





VIDAL Gore  Empire, a novel
VG+ VG+ $10 C/D Random House 1987 stated first edition (24689753) cloth, 486pp ISBN 0394561236 [# 799 modern first edition]

VIDAL Gore  Kalki a novel
VG VG price clipped DW has a few very short edge tears $10 C/C Random House 1978 first trade edition quarter cloth, 255pp. ISBN 0394420535 [# 1020 modern first edition]

VIDAL Gore  Washington D.C.
paperback first
VG $5 C/B Signet (Q3428) 1968 first edition thus, 304pp. [PB# 425 modern literature]

VONNEGUT Kurt   Deadeye Dick
G+ sunned spine $8 A/B Paladin 1990 paperback. ISBN 058609010X [#2078 mod lit]

VONNEGUT Kurt   Mother Night
G+ wear to covers, ghost of marker price to front cover $5 A/B Panther 1973 first UK paperback. ISBN 0586036490 [PB#1332 mod lit]

WALSH Maurice  Castle Gillian
Australian edition
G+ G+ inscription to endpapers, foxed closed edges, unclipped DW with light wear and soiling under plastic sleeve taped down to endpapers $15 C/B A&R 1946 second Australian printing, cloth, 252pp. [# 1303 modern fiction]

WIESEL Elie   Night
translated by Marion Wiesel
VG $7 C/A Penguin Modern Classics 2006 first paperback edition of this translation, xxi 120pp. Holocaust novel. ISBN 0140189890 [#2045 modern literature]
WELLMAN Paul I
The Female City

VG VG lightly soiled DW chipped at head of sunned spine, feps browned.

$15 C/C [Item# 10 FE]

T Werner Laurie 1954 first edition hardcover, 497pp. Sixth century Constantinople and the rise of Theodora from courtesan to Empress of the Roman Empire. Historical fiction.


WELLS H G   The World of William Clissold
volume 2
VG- nameand booklabel to paste down, spine lean, light wear $15 C/B Ernest Benn 1926 first edition cloth, pp602-885. Stated Dominions and Colonies edition, contains books 5,6 and the Epilogue of the series. [#1105 first edition]

WELLS H G   The World of William Clissold
volume 3
VG- name to fep, spine lean, light wear $15 C/B Ernest Benn 1926 first edition cloth, pp251-601. Stated Dominions and Colonies edition, contains books 3 & 4 of the series. [#1106 first edition]

WELLS H. G.   The Passionate Friends, a novel
First Edition in Empire Library issue
G+ spine browned, rubbed at spine ends and corners, light foxing to endpapers, short splits at head and tail of spine, 'Campbell' in ink to closed top edge, decorative cloth boards discoloured $20 C/C MacMillan 1913 first edition with 'Macmillan's Empire Library' at head of title page and also at foot of spine. 356pp + 8pp catalogue for Empire Library, (dated 5.11.13) [#2062 modern lit].
WHARTON William
Pride

VG VG unclipped DW small split head of fore edge fold, light surface soiling rear panel. ISBN 0224023632

$10 C/C [FE 19]

Cape 1986 first edition hardcover, 288pp.


WILLIAMSON Henry   The Sun in the Sands first edition
VG- handling wear to cloth, name to paste down, pencil to rear fly, $8 C/B Faber 1945 first edition, cloth. Frontis port. photo of author. [#2044 modern literature]
WILSON Colin
The World of Violence, a novel

G ex library with stamps etc. book boards have some tape staining.

$20 C/B [FE 47]

Gollancz 1963 first edition hardcover, 272pp. DW may be useful for a better copy.


WILSON Colin
Adrift in Soho, a novel

G G ex library with stamps etc. unclipped DW has small shelf mark to spine and some tape residue to upper and lower edges,head of spine a little chipped, library rebind in red cloth.

$15 C/B [FE 48]

Gollancz 1961 first edition second impression before publication, hardcover, 224pp. DW may be useful for a better copy.


WODEHOUSE P. G.   Indiscretions of Archie
early Popular edition
VG, light foxing to closed edges, ink name to fep dated 1924 $20 C/C Herbert Jenkins undated reprint, beige cloth with brown titling, ten titles on list of books at front, 320pp no adverts [#2007 humour]

WODEHOUSE P. G.   Piccadilly Jim
early reprint
VG, light lean to spine, light foxing to fore edge, pencil name to fep $20 C/C Herbert Jenkins undated reprint green cloth with black titling, ten titles on list of books at front, 316pp [#2008 humour]

WODEHOUSE P. G.   Money For Nothing
third printing completing 40,138 copies
G, rubbed spine joints and ends, lacks prelims, starts at title which is browned, some scattered foxing, $12 C/C Herbert Jenkins undated reprint, brick cloth with black titling, 312 + 8pp adverts, [#2009 humour]

WODEHOUSE P. G.   Jeeves in the Offing
G+ light wear to covers $5 A/B Penguin 1984 pb ISBN 0140020470 [PB#1321 modern literature]
WODEHOUSE P G
If I Were You

G lower joint splitting, light soiling to cloth, private library stamps to fep, top corner of fep trimmed, light tape rust to endpapers, binding loosening at rear hinge, closed edges lightly foxed, small stain to rear fep and last page of adverts, a good binding copy to recase in original boards.

$30 C/C [FE 43]

Herbert Jenkins 1931 stated first edition, 280pp + 8pp adverts.


WOLFE Tom   A Man in Full
G+ light wear $7 A/B Picador 1999 paperback ISBN 0330354795 [PB#1296 mod lit]

WOOLF Virginia  Orlando, a biography.
Definitive Collected Edition.
VG-light wear small gift inscription bottom corner half title,small puncture from rear cover bottom corner through last ten pages. $10 B/B Hogarth Press 1992 trade paperback,xviii 226pp. Includes authors introduction plus list of variants between US and UK editions. ISBN 070120995X [FCT 21]

WOOLF Virginia  Night and Day
New Impression Hogarth Press
G VG- ex library with stamps, DW price clipped and with small red dot to spine, small split to fore edge fold, DW sleeve taped to boards $15 C/C Hogarth Press 1971 hard cover, 538pp. [# 913 mod lit]

WOOLF Virginia   Mrs Dalloway
introductions by Carol Ann Duffy and Valentine Cunningham
VG $7 A/B Vintage 2000 paperback ISBN 0099982404 [#2074 mod literature]


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