Neale Williams Antiquarian Books: Literature (Primary)
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ADAMS, RICHARD
The Tyger Voyage
London, Jonathan Cape. 1976, First Edition. Hard Cover. Ill.: Bayley, Nicola. 4to. (3), 32 pp. Illustrated boards. Beautiful verse story by the author of Watership Down, illustrated exquisitely by Nicola Bayley. Fine/No jacket as issued.
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Book number: 9710
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.4 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3248]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, Art, British Writers, British Artists Bayley, Nicola

 
ADICHIE, CHIMAMANDA NGOZI
Half of a Yellow Sun
London, Fourth Estate. 2006, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. (viii] 437pp. Red boards with black to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket in flawless condition. Adichie's second novel and winner of the prestigious Orange Prize. Set at the time of the vicious Biafran war and its unimaginable horrors, a story about Africa itself and moral responsibility. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9115
€  35.00 [Appr.: US$ 41.15 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4547]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Nigerian Writers, Orange Prize

 
ADIGA, ARAVIND
The White Tiger
New York, Free Press. 2008. Hard Cover. 8vo. 276pp. Brown and red boards with silver to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket. An excellent copy of Adiga's sensational debut and 2008 Booker Prize winning novel. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9438
€  17.50 [Appr.: US$ 20.58 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2274]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Indian Writers, Booker Prize

 
D'AGUIAR, FRED
Airy Hall
London, Chatto & Windus. 1989, First Edition. Soft Cover. 63pp. Decorative card wrappers. Minimal discoloration of spine, otherwise fine. Second collection by renowned award-winning poet and novelist Fred D'Aguiar. Fine.
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Book number: 9003
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.4 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3248]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, British Writers

 
D'AGUIAR, FRED
Mama Dot
London, Chatto & Windus - The Hogarth Press. 1985, First Edition. Soft Cover. 48pp. Decorative card wrappers with original "Poetry Book Society Recommendation" sticker to front. The highly acclaimed debut collection by renowned award-winning poet and novelist Fred D'Aguiar. First edition of his debut work in great condition. Fine.
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Book number: 9002
€  45.00 [Appr.: US$ 52.91 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5846]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, British Writers, Debut

 
AIKEN, CONRAD; (KILLORIN, JOSEPH. ED)
Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken
New Haven, Yale University Press. 1978, First Edition. Half-Cloth. 8vo. xxvi, 350 pp. (+ 20 pp. plates). Brown half-cloth with gilt to spine. Unclipped pictorial dustjacket. An excellent first edition copy of prize-winning poet and novelist Conrad Aiken's correspondence. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9799
€  17.50 [Appr.: US$ 20.58 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2274]
Keywords: Literature, Correspondence, American Writers, Conrad Aiken

 
ALLAIN, MARIE-FRANCOISE
The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene
London, The Bodley Head. 1983, First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. 187pp. Green cloth with gilt to spine. Top-edge green. Unclipped dustjacket designed by Michael Harvey. Flawless first edition of this publication of uninhibited, free-ranging conversations with the French writer Marie-Francoise Allain, discovering the hidden Greene. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9287
€  22.50 [Appr.: US$ 26.46 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2923]
Keywords: Literature, Biographies, British Writers

 
ALLENDE, ISABEL
Portrait in Sepia
New York, HarperCollins. 2001, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [x], 304 pp. Brown boards with copper gilt to spine. Unclipped pictorial dustjacket. An excellent first edition of this fine historical novel. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9657
€  17.50 [Appr.: US$ 20.58 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2274]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Chilean Writers, Allende

 
AMIS, KINGSLEY
The Old Devils
London, Hutchinson. 1986, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. 294pp. Brown boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket by Alastair Taylor. An excellent first edition of the 1986 Booker Prize winning novel of regret for lost opportunity and destructive selfishness. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9181
€  35.00 [Appr.: US$ 41.15 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4547]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers, Booker Prize

 
ASHBERY, JOHN
The Tennis Court Oath
Middletown, Wesleyan University Press. 1962, First Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo. 94pp. Illustrated card wraps. A very nice first edition of this famous work of contemporary American poetry. Very Good.
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Book number: 8986
€  40.00 [Appr.: US$ 47.03 | £UK 35.25 | JP¥ 5197]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, American Writers

 
MACHADO DE ASSIS
The Devil's Church and Other Stories
Manchester, Carcanet. 1985, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. (7) 196 pp. Black boards with gilt to spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. Nineteen stories (most of them previously untranslated) by Brazil's greatest writer, Machado de Assis (1839-1908), revealing his unique style of psychological realism and wry, painfully funny pessimism. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 9654
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.64 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1949]
Keywords: Literature, Short Stories, Brazilian Writers, Machado

 
ASTRA
Back You Come, Mother Dear
London, Virago Press. 1986, First Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo. 64pp. Illustrated card wraps. Fine first edition of this personal elegy to the poet's mother. Fine.
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Book number: 9380
€  7.50 [Appr.: US$ 8.82 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 974]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, American Writers

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET
Cat's Eye
London, Bloomsbury. 1989. Hard Cover. 8vo. [x] 421pp. Blue boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket. An excellent copy of Atwood's Booker shortlisted seventh novel. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9470
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.64 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1949]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Canadian Writers

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET
The Circle Game
Toronto, House of Anansi Press. 1978. Soft Cover. 12mo. 95pp. Printed card wraps. Margaret Atwood's prize-winning poetry collection, with colouration to spine, and her first published work in 1966. Very Good.
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Book number: 9423
€  5.00 [Appr.: US$ 5.88 | £UK 4.5 | JP¥ 650]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, Canadian Writers

 
AUDEN, W.H.; ISHERWOOD, CHRISTOPHER
The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Plays and Other Dramatic Writings, 1928-1938
Princeton, Princeton University Press. 1988, First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. xxxiv, 680 pp. Red cloth with gilt to spine. Beautifully printed first edition of the complete plays and documenary films 1928-'38, including 'Paid on Both Sides', The Dog Beneath the Skin', The Ascent of F6', etc. with full textual notes to each work. A fine critical edition. Fine.
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Book number: 9839
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.4 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3248]
Keywords: Literature, Drama, Plays, Documentaries, British Writers, W.H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood

 
AUDEN, W.H.; TAYLOR, PAUL B.
Norse Poems
London, Athlone Press. 1981, First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. xiv, 256 pp. Plum-red cloth with gilt to spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. A fine first edition of these Auden's excellent English renditions of the traditional poetry of Iceland, capturing all the rhythmic qualities, alliteration and stress of the originals. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9838
€  30.00 [Appr.: US$ 35.27 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3898]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, Norse Poetry, Icelandic Poetry, Sagas. British Writers, W.H. Auden

 
AUDEN, W.H.
Thank You, Fog
London, Faber and Faber. 1974, First Edition. Half-Cloth. 8vo. (6), 57 pp. Blue half-cloth with gilt to spine. Clipped dustjacket with photograph to rear. An excellent first edition of the great poet's last poems. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9837
€  17.50 [Appr.: US$ 20.58 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2274]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, British Writers, W.H. Auden

 
AZZOPARDI, TREZZA
The Hiding Place
London, Picador. 2000. Hard Cover. 8vo. 282 pp. Green boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket. Debut novel and shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2000. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9257
€  12.50 [Appr.: US$ 14.7 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1624]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Debut, British Writers, Azzopardi

 
BABB, SANORA
Whose Names Are Unknown
Norman, University of Oklahoma Press. 2004. Half-Cloth. 8vo. xiv, Black half-cloth with gilt to spine. Unclipped illustratrated dustjacket. A fine hardback copy of Sanora Webb's amazing postumously published novel first written in the 1930s while working with refugee farmers in the Farm Security Administration camps of California. A powerful narrative based on firsthand experiences, this unsentimental story centres on the fictional Dunne family as they struggle to survive and endure without ever losing faith in themselves. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10068
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.4 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3248]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Migrant Workers, American Writers, Sanora Babb

 
BAKKER, GERBRAND
The Twin
London, Harvill Secker. 2006, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. 283 pp. Brown boards with gilt to spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. An excellent first English language edition of this prize-winning dubut novel. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9885
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.4 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3248]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Debut, Dutch Writers, Gerbrand Bakker

 
BALDWIN, JAMES
The Evidence of Things Not Seen
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1985, First Edition. Half-Cloth. 8vo. xvi, 125 pp. Black half-cloth with silver to spine. Unclipped dustjecket. Fine first edition of this work in which Baldwin uses the notorious Atlanta child-murder case to tackle the subject of racism and the plight of Blacks in White America. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10067
€  16.00 [Appr.: US$ 18.81 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 2079]
Keywords: Literature, History, Racism, American Writers, James Baldwin

 
BALDWIN, MICHAEL
King Horn
London, Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1983, First Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo. x, 118pp. Printed card wraps. First edition of this Cholmondeley Award winning collection. Ted Hughes thought Baldwin "an original, wholesome talent going his own way, creating his own style.. a man speaking his own language". Fine.
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Book number: 9399
€  12.50 [Appr.: US$ 14.7 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1624]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, British Writers

 
BALLARD, J. G.
The Day of Creation
London, Victor Gollancz. 1987. Hard Cover. 8vo. 254pp. Black boards and unclipped dustjacket, both in fine condition. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9061
€  17.50 [Appr.: US$ 20.58 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2274]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers

 
BALLARD, J. G.
Empire of the Sun
London, Gollancz. 1984, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. xiii, 278pp. Black boards with gilt to spine. Original unclipped dustjacket with photograph of author to rear flap by Fay Godwin. First impression jacket with two reviews to rear. True first edition of Ballard's autobiographical novel set in Japanese occupied Shanghai and winner of The James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in 1984. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9146
€  65.00 [Appr.: US$ 76.43 | £UK 57.25 | JP¥ 8445]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers

 
BALLARD, J. G.
Das Reich Der Sonne (Empire of the Sun)
München, R. Piper GmbH. 1985, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. 320pp. Yellow boards with black to spine. Original illustrated dustjacket with photograph of author to rear flap. First German edition of Ballard's autobiographical novel set in Japanese occupied Shanghai and winner of the British James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in 1984. Translated by Juliane Gräbener und Marianne Menzel. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 9182
€  22.50 [Appr.: US$ 26.46 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2923]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers

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