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Modern First Editions 2023

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest catalogue. This meticulously curated collection showcases an extensive array of exceptional modern first editions, encompassing signed, inscribed, limited, and association copies that are not to be overlooked.

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  • The White Feather.

    WODEHOUSE, P.G.
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    A very decent copy of one of the scarcer early Wodehouse titles.First edition, first issue, second state of the ads but with the earliest state of...

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  • The Swoop or How Clarence Saved England.

    WODEHOUSE, P.G.
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    A vulnerable piece of book production, and although nothing approaching the rarity of The Globe By The Way Book, it is not common at all in collec...

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  • Doctor Sally.

    WODEHOUSE, P.G.
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    Despite the noted flaws, this remains an unusually sharp copy of one of the great books of its era.First edition, first impression; 8vo; original ...

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  • The Map of Love.

    THOMAS, Dylan.
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    Only 1000 copies were issued, with this being in the earliest state with the publisher's name on the spine in blind and the purple topstain. First...

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  • Twenty-Five Poems.

    THOMAS, Dylan.
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    A lovely copy of Thomas's second collection. Uncommon in this condition.First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's grey boards, titles to s...

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  • Geography and Plays.

    STEIN, Gertrude.
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    An exceptional copy in the particularly uncommon earliest state, of an important early collection by the great American Modernist.First edition, f...

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  • Eggs, Beans and Crumpets.

    WODEHOUSE, P.G.
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    A lovely copy of one of the author's best-known collections of short stories, featuring many of his famous characters from the Drones Club such as...

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  • The Forsyte Saga.

    GALSWORTHY, John.
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    The five volumes of the saga of the Forsyte family are here collected for the first time as 'The Forsyte Saga'. Very scarce in this condition with...

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  • Metroland.

    BARNES, Julian.
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    The author's first book.First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's blue boards, titles to spine in silver, grey endpapers, with the dust ja...

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  • The Beast Must Die.

    [DAY LEWIS, Cecil]. BLAKE, Nicholas (pseud.)
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    The poet laureate, Cecil Day Lewis wrote a number of detective works under the name Nicholas Blake, of which this title is by far the best regarde...

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  • Absalom, Absalom.

    FAULKNER, William.
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    Many of Faulkner's books were produced in signed and limited issues within the first printing. The present title has always been one of the more s...

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  • The Gremlins.

    DAHL, Roald.
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    A very smart first edition copy of Roald Dahl's first book The Gremlins, a collaborative effort with Disney for a feature-length animation which, ...

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  • The Grapes of Wrath.

    STEINBECK, John.
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    'muscles aching to work, minds aching to create - this is man.' . Set during the Great Depression, the novel focuses on the Joads, a poor family of...

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  • Bits of Paradise.

    FITZGERALD, F. Scott.
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    This anthology of twenty-one previously uncollected stories appeared first in the UK printing. Copies in this exemplary condition are far from com...

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  • Giacomo Joyce.

    JOYCE, James.
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    The manuscript of this little erotic masterpiece was first discovered and published in America in a limited edition in 1967. This UK printing in t...

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  • The Outsider.

    CAMUS, Albert.
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    A very good example of the UK first of Camus' masterpiece. Gilbert's wonderful translation matched by one of its era's greatest pieces of book des...

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  • Nineteen Stories.

    GREENE, Graham.
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    First edition of this post-war collection of stories, uncommon in the dustjacket. Stories include 'The Basement Room', subsequently filmed memorab...

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  • Dead Babies.

    AMIS, Martin.
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    The author's second book and one of his best.First edition, first impression; 8vo; light spotting to endpapers, otherwise unmarked internally; pub...

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  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.

    THOMAS, Dylan.
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    The great man's first novel of which just 1500 copies were printed. Uncommon in this condition.First edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's g...

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  • Many Dimensions.

    WILLIAMS, Charles.
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    Very uncommon inscribed. Inscribed by the author on the on the front free endpaper, 'Charles Williams 14 Jan /31'. And with the armorial bookplate ...

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  • Solitude.

    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita.
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    Solitude is a long, elegiac poem and was seen as the successor to Vita Sackville-West's award-winning poem The Land (1927).First edition, first im...

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  • Percy Wallingford and Mr. Pidger.

    BERNERS, [Gerald] Lord.
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    The dedication copy. Beneath the printed dedication the author has written, 'and again To Clarissa from Gerald October 1941'. The recipient Clariss...

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  • The Mystery and the Charity of Charles Peguy.

    HILL, Geoffrey.
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    One of 100 copies - signed and inscribed by the author. A superb association copy with the author's signed presentation inscription to his publishe...

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  • Laboratories of the Spirit.

    THOMAS, R.S.
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    Inscribed by the author. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, 'To Dick & Phoebe from Ronald (R.S. Thom...

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