Chapter 1: Classics
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KEAREY, C & BIRKBY, CAREL
The Black Box
Collins. 1971, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed, sunned and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (minor foxing) and tightly bound. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: i540
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 669]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
CAIN, JAMES M
Jealous Woman
Hale. 1955, 1st Edition. Hardcover. The boards are a touch rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but have suffered minimal loss. Internally clean (minor offsetting) and tightly bound. The ffep is missing. Slightly cocked. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: i482
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 4463]
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CAIN, J M
Three of Hearts
Hale. 1949, 1st Edition. Hardcover. The boards are a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn. Internally clean (one pen notation) and soundly bound (netting visible at front hinge). Very Good.
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Book number: s468
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1116]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
CALDWELL, T
Final Hour
Collins / Shuter. 1944. Hardcover. The boards are a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but have not suffered much loss. Internally clean (one signature) and tightly bound. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: t622
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2789]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
CAMBRIDGE, S T
Tenth Leper and Other Stories
Vantage. 1992, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: t738
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2232]
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CAMP, WILLIAM
Idle on Parade
Four Square. 1959. Soft cover. The wraps are a touch rubbed, worn and soiled but have suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (tanning, minor creasing and some discoloration inside the wraps) and tightly bound. Good.
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Book number: j745
USD 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 | £UK 2.5 | JP¥ 335]
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CAMPBELL, PATRICK
A Short Trot with a Cultured Mind
Falcon. 1950, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed, soiled and chipped. Internally clean (light offsetting to endpapers) and tightly bound. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: s556
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1674]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
CAPOTE, TRUMAN
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Hamish Hamilton, London. 1959, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 159 pages (complete). Second Impression. The book, besides the title story, contains: 'House of Flowers', 'A Diamond Guitar', 'A Christmas Memory'. A genial, charming copy. The dustjacket, designed by Patricia Davey, is enclosed in a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is worn, creased and cracked. It is intact and secure. The board covers have shelving marks and wear to the edges. Otherwise it is serene. Inside, the back flap and last pages have a small burn mark to the feet. The papertrims are a little tanned. There is evidence of readership throughout with handling and storage marks that do not detract from the aspect of the pages - indeed the reassurance of character is added. The pages are comfortable, sure, clear, companionable and certain. fk. Fair/Fair.
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Book number: avef
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.25 | £UK 56.75 | JP¥ 8368]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: JPG~

 
CAPOTE, T
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Hamish Hamilton. 1959, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is rubbed and edgeworn but has not suffered much paper loss. Internally clean (one sticker) and tightly bound. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: g682
USD 130.00 [Appr.: EURO 114.75 | £UK 98.25 | JP¥ 14505]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: JPG~

 
CARLYLE, THOMAS
Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels - Translated from the German of Goethe. Three Volumes in Two
Chapman and Hall, Ltd, London. 1894, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Volume 1: (Wilhelm Meister's) Apprenticeship, Books 1 - VI. Volume II: Apprenticeship Books VII, VIII Travels. Both volumes are scruffy and untidy. Volume Two has uncut pages and other pages roughly cut by a previous owner. The covers to both volumes are worn, scuffed, marked, firm, secure and resolute. The front and end pages of both are much tanned. The pages themselves are clear, clean, stoic, firm against the bindings and assured. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 69go
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1562]
Catalogue: Classics
Keywords: JPG~

 
CARPENTIER, ALEJO
The Kingdom of This World
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1967, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 150 pages (complete). A contented copy of this first British edition of extraordinary story of revolutionary Haiti. The iconic bright yellow Gollancz dustjacket is worn and scuffed. It is comfortably secure and sure. The boards are smart. The pagetrims are foxed. Within, the pages are assured, clean, clear, certain, assured and companionable. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: bfqw
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 5021]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
CARRE, JOHN LE
The Looking-Glass War
Heinemann, London. 1965, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 246 pages (complete). In good to fair condition. First edition of the follow-up to 'The Spy Who Came In From the Cold'. The dustjacket is intact and assured. It has some wear, creasing and scuffing. The boards are neat. Inside, there is some evidence of ownership but the pages are clean, clear, confident, compulsive and very good company. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: ojui
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 558]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: JPG~

 
CARROLL, LEWIS
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Ward, Lock & Co. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Complete, with all 48 colour plates accounted for. The boards are slightly rubbed and edge worn, but have been well protected in a plastic covering. The illustration to the front board remains bright and vibrant, as does the rest of the text on the boards. Internally, the verso of the front end page has been inscribed by a previous owner, and the half title page is aggressively foxed. The pages of the body are complete and whole, but there is foxing throughout. This foxing does not affect the legibility of the text in any manner. The pages within are crisp and complete. The binding remains tight. A charming book. JV.K. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: orvf
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 37.75 | JP¥ 5579]

 
CARROLL, LEWIS
Alice in Wonderland
Juvenile Productions Ltd. London. 1949. Hardcover. 246 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are marked, worn, knocked. They are secure and sure. The contents are contented. The frontispage has a previous owner notation. The pages are clear, very occasionally marked by handling, amiable, congenial, companionable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bydv
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1562]

 
CATHER, WILLA
Death Comes for the Archbishop
William Heinemann Ltd. London & Toronto. 1936, Reprint. 299 pages (complete). Please note that page 299 has been printed twice and is included. Half-leather edition. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. Marbled boards. The top papertrims have gilt edging. A comfortable owned copy. The covers have wear and scuffing all about. The leather corners and spine also have wear. Nonetheless, the boards etc are benign and pleasing enough to enjoy being seen holding the book! The contents are very healthy. Whilst there is some very mild evidence of use, the pages are clean, clear, fresh, contented, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: chlu
USD 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2120]

 
CHABON, M
Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Perennial. 1989, 1st Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s)The wraps are a touch rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and tightly bound. Very Good. signed.
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Book number: g964
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2232]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
CHAPMAN, R
Behind the Headlines
Laurie. 1955, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is chipped and worn. Some tanning internally but mostly clean and tightly bound. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: h30
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2232]
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CHARTERIS, LESLIE
Prelude for War
Hodder & Stoughton 1938. 1938, 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. no jacket. a fair copy. front end page removed. boards have several tears, and there are several inscriptions, and date stamps on the rear end page. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: b284
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1116]
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Keywords: MODERN~FIRST~EDITIONS~

 
CHASE, J H
Ace Up My Sleeve
Hale. 1971, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. One inscription. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: v435
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2232]
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CHASE, JAMES HADLEY
Believe This. You'LL Believe Anything
Hale. 1975, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (a little tanning to the endpapers and a dirty spot on the copyright and first page) and tightly bound. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: j197
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 2008]
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CHASE, J H
There's a Hippie on the Highway
Hale. 1970, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. One inscription. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: v468
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 4463]
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CHASE, J H
Twelve Chinks and a Woman
Jarrolds. Hardcover. The boards are a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but have not suffered much loss. Internally clean (tanning and some water staining) and tightly bound. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: s830
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1116]
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COETZEE, J M
Disgrace
Secker & Warburg. 1999, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0436204894). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 220 pages (complete). True first edition (printed by Biddles). Dustjacket from a subsequent edition (Booker prize flash on the dj). The dj is smart with wear and to the edges and corners and head and foot of the spine. It is comfortable and assured. The boards have some scuffing. They are sound and healthy. Within, the first blank page has been removed. The contents are neat and tidy, clean and clear, certain and confident. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: batv
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 2455]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0436204894

 
COETZEE, J. M.
Disgrace
Secker & Warburg. 1999, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0436204894). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 220 pages (complete). True first edition (printed by Biddles). A mild copy. The dustjacket is neat; it has a clear cellophane protective cover. The boards have corner knocks but are otherwise smart and neat. Ex-library copy with consequent stamps, labels, annotations, wear. The binding is not entirely secure but the pages are intact and sure. The contents are clean, neat, tidy, certain. fk. Fair/Good.
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Book number: bcbz
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 2455]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0436204894

 
COETZEE, J. M
Dusklands
Ravan Press. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869750356). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 134 pages (complete). Coetzee had been writing since childhood. His first poems and prose were published in the early sixties in a University of Cape Town students' magazine. This, however, was his first published novel and set out from the start the austere style he was to come to be known for. The dustjacket is mild-mannered with wear, scuffing and markings. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are amiable. The corners have been knocked and the spine head and foot are lightly worn. Within, the contents are placid and clean, clear and pleasing. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: biia
USD 115.00 [Appr.: EURO 101.5 | £UK 87 | JP¥ 12831]
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Keywords: 0869750356

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