Chapter 1: Modern Classics
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D'AGNEAU, MARCEL
The Curse of the Nibelung
Arlington. 1981, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (one notation) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: k279
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1099]
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AJAR, EMILE ; MANHEIM, RALPH (TRANS)
Momo
Collins & Harvill Press. 1978, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0002614588). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 182 pages (complete). First English language edition under the original English translation title. Published in French as "La Vie Devant Soi". Later made into a film with the much-lived Simone Signoret. This won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. A yellow band (in good, neat condition) is wrapped around the book. Emile Ajar was the diplomat and author Romain Gary (this was only revealed in his suicide note). A contented copy. The dustjacket is bright but has wear to all edges. The boards are tight, smart and has some marking. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, fresh, healthy, youthful, clean, clear and as new. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bcdt
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.75 | JP¥ 10992]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0002614588

 
ALEGRIA, CIRO ; ONIS, HARRIET DE
Broad and Alien Is the World
Nicholson and Watson, London. 1942, 1st Edition. Hardcover. 434 pages (complete). Printed according to wartime economy standards. A most important novel. Alegria's novel caused a storm of outcry by its realistic description of the lives led by the indigenous peoples of Peru (previously described in euphoric romantic manner). This copy's cover is worn by sunning and storage marking, handling wear. The spine is much marked but is sure. The contents are clean, clear, assured, comfortable and neat. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: oexl
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 769]
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Keywords: JPG~

 
AMIIS, K
Mr Barrett's Secret
Hutchinson. 1993. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. One mark on the ffep; otherwise internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: s416
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1099]
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AMIS, KINGSLEY
Stanley and the Women
Hutchinson. 1984, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed. Internally clean (one inscription and a rubber stamp) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: k312
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 | £UK 3.25 | JP¥ 440]
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ANDRES, STEFAN ; BROOKS, CYRUS (TRANS)
We Are Utopia
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1954, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 105 pages (complete). 'We Are Utopia' is one of the best known post-war novels. A dissection of the moral dilemmas faced by those under National Socialism who failed to act against it when they had the chance to do so. This is a copy of the first English edition. The grubby dustjacket is enclosed in a clear cellophane protective jacket. The dj is worn and much marked. The board covers are benign and patient. They have mild shelf wear. Inside, the early and later pages are grubby. The bulk of the book is clear and tidy. The contents are tight and placid. The pages are sure, assured and certain. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: away
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1319]
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Keywords: JPG~

 
AUCHINLOSS, LOUIS
The Rector of Justin
Victor Gollancz, London. 1964, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 341 pages (complete). This is a now largely forgotten, but still eminent, mid-twentieth century classic novel. Ex-library (Roedean School Library) with consequent residue, debris, marks, stamps, wear and use. The distinctive Gollancz dustjacket alerts us to the books worth; however, there is much wear and tear and creasing. The dj is intact and contented. The boards are sure and sound. Within, the contents are sure, clean, clear, comfortable and assured. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: baag
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2198]
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Keywords: JPG~

 
BALDWIN, JAMES
Go Tell It on the Mountain--- Dust Jacket Only
Michael Joseph. 1954, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Very Fine colour photocopy of a first edition dust jacket. the jacket that this copy was taken from has almost no paper loss. it will improve hugely the appearance of your book for a minimal outlay. JACKET ONLY NO BOOK. Very Good/Fine.
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Book number: e278
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1649]
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BECKETT, M
A Literary Woman
Bloomsbury. 1990, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is minimally rubbed. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: s355
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1099]
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BELLOW, SAUL
Mr Sammler's Planet
Weidenfeld. 1970, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (two inscriptions) and tightly bound. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: k301
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 769]
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BENCHLEY, PETER
Jaws
Andre Deutsch, London. 1974. (ISBN: 0233965106). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 272 pages (complete). FIRST EDITION of Benchley's phenomenally best selling novel, 'Jaws' (later made into a now classic film by Stephen Spielberg). In general very good condition. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. The book is smart and tidy. Inside, the contents are impeccable - as if new. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: avnw
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62 | £UK 53 | JP¥ 7694]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0233965106

 
BENCHLEY, PETER
Jaws
Andre Deutsch. 1974, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0233965106). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 272 pages (complete). First edition of one of the most famous stories of all time. 'Jaws' made the names of both Benchley and Steven Spielberg (who triumphantly directed the filming of the novel). The cover is tight and whole and healthy. There is very light wear. There is some very mild lamination tanning. The cover is striking and neat. There is, here too, light wear. Inside, the front and end papers have adhesive tape residue marks. Beyond this the pages have some few handling marks, they are clear, tight, sure, confident. fk. Good/Good.
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Book number: auri
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62 | £UK 53 | JP¥ 7694]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0233965106

 
BENSON, WILFRED
As You Were
Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London. 1930, First Edition. Hardcover. 238 pages (complete). Wilfred Benson's third novel. His previous book, "Dawn on Mont Blanc" caused a scandal and earned him a severe rebuke by his employers, the International Labour Organisation. Benson was one of the brightest men of his generation. He later worked for many years at the United Nations. The cover of this copy is much marked and worn. It is however placid and secure. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are calm, thick, sure, assured, clean and clear. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: biif
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 155 | £UK 132.5 | JP¥ 19236]
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BERGER, T
Being Invisible
Methuen. 1988, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: h886
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 879]
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BERMANT, C
Dancing Bear
Weidenfeld. 1984, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: v577
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1099]
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BERMANT, C
House of Women
Weidenfeld. 1983, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (minor tape residue) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: w217
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 660]
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BLOODWORTH, DENNIS
Trapdoor
Weidenfeld. 1980, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is minimally rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: l51
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 550]
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BOLL, HEINRICH ; SAVILL, MERVYN (TRANS)
The Bread of Our Early Years
Arco Publications Limited, London. 1957, 1st Edition. Hardcover. 128 pages (complete). First English translation of Boll's early novel (published in Germany as 'Das brot der fruhen jahre' in 1955). The red boards are tidy with some storage marks and light shelving wear. Within, the frontispapers have storage and handling marks. A previous owner has written, in ink, on the title page, the dates of Boll's birth and death and of his age when he died. The contents are clean, clear and in excellent, agreeable condition. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: omce
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3298]
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BOLL, HEINRICH
The Safety Net
Secker & Warburg. 1982, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 043605454X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 314 pages. Translated from the German ("Fursorgliche Belagerung") by Leila Vennewitz. First English/ British publication. The dustjacket is sunned, scuffed. The spine has wear to the head and foot. Other wear is minimal. There is much shelf marking. The plum coloured cover is in good condition. The contents are clean, clear, complete. The edges are mildly foxed/ tanned throughout. The pages are favourable, unmarked, sure. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: ajor
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 769]
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BRADBURY, M
Rates of Exchange
Secker & Warburg. 1983, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed and edge worn but has not suffered much paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: t612
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 879]
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BRADBURY, MALCOLM
Rates of Exchange
Secker. 1983. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is minimally rubbed. Internally clean (one rubber stamp) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: j447
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 660]
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BRAINE, J
Waiting for Sheila
Eyre Methuen. 1976, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed, edgeworn and soiled but has suffered little paper loss. Internally clean (minor tape residue and one inscription) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: s698
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BRAUTIGAN, RICHARD
So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away
Jonathan Cape. 1983, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0224020986). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 131 pages (complete). In general very good condition. The dustjacket is strong and tidy with some very slight wear and tear. The cover is fit and healthy. There is some mild shelving wear. Inside, the contents are tight, clear and clean, a little acid-tanned, confident and amiable. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: atye
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3298]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0224020986

 
O'BRIAN, PATRICK
Desolation Island
Collins, London. 1978, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0002221454). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 276 pages (complete). A rare hardback copy of the fifth Jack Aubrey novel. In very good condition. The dustjacket is neat with mild shelving wear. The boards are handsome and pleasant. The papertrims have faint handling marks. Within, the contents are as new throughout. They are tight, very clean, clear, confident and certain. A generous copy. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: axor
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.75 | JP¥ 10992]
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Keywords: JPG~ 0002221454

 
O'BRIEN, EDNA
August Is a Wicked Month
Jonathan Cape 1965. 1965, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. First edition. both book and jacket are very good++. jacket is very slightly frayed, rubbed and the spine is faded. book has no inscriptions. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: a703
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1649]
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Keywords: MODERN~FIRST~EDITIONS~

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