Category: Recent Acquisitions

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CENTAUR

CENTAUR

Updike, John

London: Andre Deutsch 1963

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14141

£30.00

THE LAST AND THE FIRST

THE LAST AND THE FIRST

Compton-Burnett, I; Elizabeth Sprigge; Charles Burkhart

London: Victor Gollancz. 1971

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine, square copy, clean inside and out and...

14140

£15.00

RABBIT AT REST

RABBIT AT REST

Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1990

First trade edition, first printing. Publisher's dark blue cloth with silver titles to the upper board and silver and gilt titles to the spine. A superb fine copy, the binding...

14139

£25.00

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Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1988

First edition, first printing. Publisher's pink cloth with silver titles to the upper board and silver and gilt titles to the spine. A superb fine copy, the binding square and...

14138

£25.00

BECH IS BACK

BECH IS BACK

Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1982

First edition, first printing. Publisher's brown cloth with silver titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding firm, the contents clean...

14137

£25.00

VOICES AT PLAY.

VOICES AT PLAY. Stories and Ear-Pieces.

Spark, Muriel

London: Macmillan. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and without fading, the...

14136

£25.00

THREE UNEASY PIECES

THREE UNEASY PIECES

White, Patrick

Fairfield: Pascoe Publishing. 1987

First edition, first printing (preceding the UK edition published the following year). Publisher's original white card covers printed in red and black. An excellent near fine...

14135

£20.00

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL Servant of the Crown and Commonwealth:

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL Servant of the Crown and Commonwealth: A Tribute By Various Hands Presented to Him on His Eightieth Birthday

Marchant, Sir James; [Winston S. Churchill]

1954

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper and with the originl detachable greetings card wraparound band....

14132

£20.00

MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

Tutuola, Amos

New York: Grove Press. 1954

First US edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles and blocking to the spine, in the Roy Kuhlman designed dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy,...

14131

£30.00

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON And Other Poems

Campbell, David

Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1978

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent better than very good copy, the...

14129

£25.00

FREDDY'S BOOK

FREDDY'S BOOK

Gardner, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1980

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original cream cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and...

14126

£25.00

STARING AT THE SUN

STARING AT THE SUN

Barnes, Julian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1986

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy in the fine original dustwrapper. Not...

14125

£25.00

THE SCALE OF SILENCE

THE SCALE OF SILENCE

Fixel, Lawrence

Santa Cruz: Kayak Books. 1970

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original card covers with titles in dark brown to the upper cover and spine. With full page illustrations...

14122

£15.00

EARTHLY, Sonnets For Carlos

EARTHLY, Sonnets For Carlos

Wedde, Ian

Akaroa: Amphedesma Press. 1975

First edition, first printing. Original grey printed card covers with illustration by Joanna Paul. A very good or better copy with only light rubbing to the extremities. The...

14121

£20.00

VIRGINIA WOOLF.

VIRGINIA WOOLF. The Rede Lecture 1941

Forster, E. M.

Cambridge: At the University Press. 1942

First edition, first printing. Publisher's beige card covers with titles in purple to the upper cover. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and firm with a small closed...

14120

£25.00

A GOD AND HIS GIFTS

A GOD AND HIS GIFTS

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1963

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and out and...

14114

£25.00

MOTHER AND SON

MOTHER AND SON

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1955

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and out and...

14113

£30.00

A HERITAGE AND ITS HISTORY

A HERITAGE AND ITS HISTORY

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1959

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and out and...

14112

£25.00

THE MIGHTY AND THEIR FALL

THE MIGHTY AND THEIR FALL

Compton-Burnett, I

London: Victor Gollancz. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original burgundy coloured cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and...

14111

£25.00

IDEAS AND PLACES

IDEAS AND PLACES

Connolly, Cyril

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1953

First edition in book form, first printing. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, clean inside and...

14110

£25.00

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