Neale Williams Antiquarian Books: Literature (Primary)
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BURROUGHS, WILLIAM
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse - Die Vier Apokalyptischen Reiter
Bonn, Expanded Media Editions. 1984, First Edition. Soft Cover. Ill.: Kohlhofer, Christof. 8vo. 80 pp. [= 35 + 45 pp.]. Orginal illustrated card wraps. Printed head-to-toe and back-to-back in English and German. Burroughs's speech delivered in 1980 at the occasion of the Institute of Ecotechnics's Planet Earth Conference in Aix-en-Provence. Illustrated throughout by Christof Kohlhofer. In fine condition. Fine/No jacket as issued.
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Book number: 9320
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.32 | £UK 22.5 | JP 3266]
Keywords: Literature, Speeches, American Writers Kohlhofer, Christof

 
BYRON, LORD
The Poetical Works of Lord Byron
London, Griffith Farran Okeden & Welsh. 1885. Half-Leather. 16mo. Gilt-stamped navy half-leather. All edges gilt. Complete 12 volume set. No date = circa 1885. A very nice complete set of Byron's work in richly illustrated gilt half-leather. Very Good/No jacket as issued.
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Book number: 9314
€  175.00 [Appr.: US$ 205.27 | £UK 156.5 | JP 22859]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, British Writers

 
CAISTOR, NICK
The Faber Book of Contemporary Latin American Short Stories
London, Faber and Faber. 1989, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. xiv, 188 pp. Black boards with white to spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. An excellent copy of this collection of twenty short stories by Latin American writers, many published here in English for the first time. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9648
€  12.50 [Appr.: US$ 14.66 | £UK 11.25 | JP 1633]
Keywords: Literature, Short Stories, Latin America

 
CAMPBELL, ANNE
Death Is an Anxious Mother
Saskatoon, Thistledown Press. 1986, First Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo. 64pp. Illustrated card wraps. Fine first edition of Canadian writer Anne Campbell's second collection, nicely produced by the Thistledown Press. Fine.
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Book number: 9411
€  10.00 [Appr.: US$ 11.73 | £UK 9 | JP 1306]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, Canadian Writers

 
CAPOTE, TRUMAN
In Cold Blood
London, Hamish Hamilton. 1966, First Edition. Cloth. Green boards with silver lettering to spine. A beautiful example of the much rarer UK edition. Dustjacket unclipped (25s. net) and also in excellent condition with only the slightest of edge rubbing and toning to spine. A fine copy of this fine work. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8919
€  95.00 [Appr.: US$ 111.43 | £UK 85 | JP 12409]
Keywords: Literature, American Writers

 
CAREY, PETER
Jack Maggs
London, Faber and Faber. 1997, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [viii] 328 pp. Black boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket. Peter Carey's thrilling reworking of Dickens's Magwitch charachter, set in Victorian London and showing many attributes of his illustrious 19th century forebear. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 9092
€  22.50 [Appr.: US$ 26.39 | £UK 20.25 | JP 2939]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Australian Writers

 
CAREY, PETER
My Life As a Fake
New York, Alfred A. Knopf. 2003, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [x] 278pp. Red boards with gilt to black spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket designed by the famous Chip Kidd. A flawless first edition of Carey's novel, based on the celebrated 'Ern Malley' literary hoax. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9096
€  22.50 [Appr.: US$ 26.39 | £UK 20.25 | JP 2939]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Australian Writers

 
CAREY, PETER
Oscar and Lucinda
London, Faber and Faber. 1988, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [xvi] 512pp. Blue boards with white to spine. Illustrated unclipped jacket by Pierre le Tan. An excellent first edition of Carey's first Booker Prize winning novel, which was also made into a successful film. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9095
€  45.00 [Appr.: US$ 52.78 | £UK 40.25 | JP 5878]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Australian Writers, Booker Prize

 
CAREY, PETER
Theft
London, Faber and Faber. 2006, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [x] 274pp. Brown boards with gilt to spine. Unclipped pictorial dustjacket. A fine first edition, showing Carey's extraordinary flair for humour and language in a story interlacing people, environment and circumstance. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9090
€  22.50 [Appr.: US$ 26.39 | £UK 20.25 | JP 2939]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Australian Writers

 
CAREY, PETER
True History of the Kelly Gang
London, Faber and Faber. 2001, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [x] 357pp. Brown boards with gilt to spine. Unclipped pictorial dustjacket. A splendid first edition copy of Carey's Booker Prize winning portrayal of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly, at once crude and delicate, menacing and heart-wrenching. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9093
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.32 | £UK 22.5 | JP 3266]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Australian Writers, Booker Prize

 
CAREY, PETER
The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith
London, Faber and Faber. 1994, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [viii] 424pp. Black boards with white to spine. Uunclipped dustjacket illustrated by Pierre le Tan. A flawless first edition of this literary balancing act between the worlds of theatre and circus. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9094
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.32 | £UK 22.5 | JP 3266]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Australian Writers

 
LE CARRÉ, JOHN
The Constant Gardner
New York, Scribner. 2001, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. 492pp. White boards with silver to blue spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. An excellent first edition of John le Carr's frightening novel set in the birthplace of mankind and also made into a celebrated film. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9232
€  27.50 [Appr.: US$ 32.26 | £UK 24.75 | JP 3592]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers

 
LE CARRÉ, JOHN (ET AL.)
Sarratt and the Draper of Watford
[n.p.], Private. 1999, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. 64pp. Blue boards with silver to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket with bookseller's ticket to front flap. A rare and fine flatsigned copy by John le Carr of this curious work, privately published in order to raise money for two local charities of Sarratt village in Hertfordshire. Includes a number of contributions, including one by Mikhail Lyubimov, the former KGB-officer, as well as colour illustrations and photographs. John le Carr used the fictional Sarratt as the location of a major establishment of the British intelligence service. The village also featured in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral. A rare signed edition by John le Carr. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 9233
€  125.00 [Appr.: US$ 146.62 | £UK 111.75 | JP 16328]
Keywords: Literature, Short Stories, British Writers, Russian Writers

 
LE CARRÉ, JOHN
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
London, Victor Gollancz. 1964. Hard Cover. 12mo. 222pp. Blue boards with gilt to spine. Original unclipped dustjacket. A very nice copy and early printing of the novel Graham Geene said: 'the best spy novel I have ever read'. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9466
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.59 | £UK 13.5 | JP 1959]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers

 
O'CASEY, SEAN
Collected Plays (Volume One and Volume Two)
London, Macmillan and Co. 1949, First Edition. Cloth. [Two volumes] 8vo. vi, 314 pp.; vi, 354 pp. Plum cloth boards with gilt to spines. Excellent first editions of these two volumes of eight plays by the celebrated controvercial Irish playwright. Includes: (Vol.1) Juno and the Paycock, The Shadow of a Gunman, The Plough and the Stars, A Pound on Demand; (Vol.2) The Silver Tassie, Within the Gates, The Star Turns Red. Fine.
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Book number: 9830
€  20.00 [Appr.: US$ 23.46 | £UK 18 | JP 2612]
Keywords: Literature, Drams, Plays, Irish Writers, Sean O'Casey

 
CATHER, WILLA
April Twilights and Other Poems
New York, Alfred A. Knopf. 1923, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. (12) 66 pp. Illustrated boards with green cloth spine. Top-edge tinted red. Uncut edges. Original unclipped dustjacket with only minor chipping and toning to spine. Uncommon first edition of what amounts to Willa Cather's collected poetry (i.e revised version of her vanity press publication, which here includes the twelve new additions and therefore contains all her published poetry). Usually only associated with her famous frontier novels of life on the Great Plains, this first edition collection in dustjacket is now quite difficult to find. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9625
€  125.00 [Appr.: US$ 146.62 | £UK 111.75 | JP 16328]
Keywords: Literature, Poetry, American Writers, Willa Cather

 
CHARTERIS, EVAN
The Life and Letters of Sir Edmund Gosse
London, William Heinemann. 1931, First Edition. Cloth. 4to. [xiv] 525 pp. Navy-blue cloth with gilt to spine. Excellent first edition of this insightful work on one of the most influential literary figures of the twentieth-century. Illustrated throughout. Very Good.
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Book number: 9585
€  40.00 [Appr.: US$ 46.92 | £UK 35.75 | JP 5225]
Keywords: Literature, Biographies, Correspondence, British Writers, Gosse

 
CHATWIN, BRUCE
On the Black Hill
London, Jonathan Cape. 1982, First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. 249pp. Pale blue-grey boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket by Mon Mohan. Fine first edition of Chatwin's third book and first novel, set in the Welsh borders. Winner of the 1982 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Whitbread Award for first novel. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 8966
€  60.00 [Appr.: US$ 70.38 | £UK 53.75 | JP 7837]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers, Debut

 
CHATWIN, BRUCE; THEROUX, PAUL
Patagonia Revisted
Boston, Houghton Mifflin. 1986, First Edition. Cloth. Ill.: Williams, Kyffin. 12mo. 62pp. Navy coloured boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket. Stated first edition in superb condition. A 'lively and delightful curio' by three Patagonian authorities: Chatwin, Theroux and the Welsh artist Kyffin Williams, who produced the fine woodcut illustrations. A very nicely-produced book. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8967
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.32 | £UK 22.5 | JP 3266]
Keywords: Literature, Travel, British Writers, American Writers, Illustrators. Williams, Kyffin

 
CHATWIN, BRUCE
The Songlines
New York, Viking. 1987, First Edition. Half-Cloth. 8vo. [vi], 293 pp. Tan half-cloth and brown boards with gilt to spine. Top-edge tinted. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket by Neil Stuart. Remainder mark; otherwise an excellent first (US) edition of Chatwin's famous aboriginal odyssey. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9653
€  20.00 [Appr.: US$ 23.46 | £UK 18 | JP 2612]
Keywords: Literature, Travel, British Writers, Chatwin

 
CHATWIN, BRUCE
Utz
New York, Viking. 1989, First Edition. Half-Cloth. 8vo. (6) 154 pp. Black half-cloth and grey boards with silver to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket by Neil Stuart. Remainder stripe; otherwise an excellent first (US) edition of Chatwin's third and final novel. Very Good/Fine.
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Book number: 9652
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.59 | £UK 13.5 | JP 1959]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers, Chatwin

 
CHATWIN, BRUCE
What Am I Doing Here
London, Jonathan Cape. 1989. Hard Cover. 8vo. xiii, 367 pp. Black boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated unclipped dustjacket. Fine copy of Chatwin's personal selection of his own tales, profiles and travelogues. A wonderful, idiosyncratic collection. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9651
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.59 | £UK 13.5 | JP 1959]
Keywords: Literature, Essays, Travel, British Writers, Chatwin

 
COETZEE, J.M.
Diary of a Bad Year
London, Harvill Secker. 2007, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [vi], 231 pp. Grey boards with black and gilt to spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. A fine first edition from the 2003 Nobel Prize winner, addressing the profound unease when moral considerations and civil liberties are set aside. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9088
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.32 | £UK 22.5 | JP 3266]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Nobel Prize, South African Writers, J.M. Coetzee

 
COETZEE, J.M.
Elizabeth Costello
New York, Viking. 2003, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [vi], 233pp. Black boards with white titles to blue spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. An excellent first edition from the 2003 Nobel Prize winner. a profound and haunting meditation with an astonishing conclusion. As new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9087
€  22.50 [Appr.: US$ 26.39 | £UK 20.25 | JP 2939]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Nobel Prize, South African Writers, J.M. Coetzee

 
COETZEE, J.M.
Slow Man
London, Secker & Warburg. 2005, First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. [iv], 268pp. Grey boards with black and gilt to spine. Unclipped illustrated dustjacket. An excellent first edition from the 2003 Nobel Prize winnerand one of the world's greatest writers. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9086
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 29.32 | £UK 22.5 | JP 3266]
Keywords: Literature, Novels, Nobel Prize, South African Writers, J.M. Coetzee

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