Modern First Editions

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Date of the auction: 14.11.2019

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NO LOT Ɵ - The lot is subject to buyer’s premium of 25% exclusive of VAT (0% VAT

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £0

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Samuel Beckett, Molloy, first English edition, The Olympia Press [Paris, 1955]

Samuel Beckett, Molloy, first English edition, The Olympia Press [Paris, 1955] single volume, contemporary ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper, printed wrappers resembling dust-jacket, small closed tear to upper cover, spine ends and extremities a little rubbed, upper cover a little

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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William Golding, The Bedside Guardian 30, first edition, signed by the...

William Golding, The Bedside Guardian 30, first edition, signed by the author [London, 1981] single volume, front free endpaper signed by the author, original cloth, dust-jacket, in fine condition, 8vo Ɵ - The lot is subject to buyer’s premium of 25% exclusive of VAT (0% VAT

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Peter Ackroyd, Works, first editions signed by the author [London, 1987-2003]

Peter Ackroyd, Works, first editions signed by the author [London, 1987-2003] A group of 5 works, comprising : Chatterton (1987, Booker Prize Label signed by author tipped onto front free endpaper, dust-jacket spine faded ) , First Light (1989, signed ), English Music (1992 , signed ), The

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Monica Ali, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 2003-2009]

Monica Ali, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 2003-2009] a group of 3 works, comprising: Brick Lane (2003), Alentejo Blue (2006), In the Kitchen (2009), all signed by the author, original cloth, dust-jackets, near-fine condition, 8vo Ɵ - The lot is subject to buyer’s premium of 25

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Tom Clancy, The Hunt for Red October, first edition [Maryland, 1984]

Tom Clancy, The Hunt for Red October, first edition [Maryland, 1984] single volume, internally clean and crisp condition, original red cloth, spine lettered in red, upper cover stamped in blind, small nick to cloth at top edge of upper board, dust-jacket, not clipped, small section of upper cover a

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Esther Freud, Works, first editions signed by the author [London, 1992-2014]

Esther Freud, Works, first editions signed by the author [London, 1992-2014] A group of 6 works, comprising: Hideous Kinky (1992 , top edges a little spotted ), Peerless Flats (1993), Gaglow (1997), The Sea House (2003), Love Falls (2007), Mr Mac and Me (2014), original cloth, dust-jackets, spines

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Robert Harris, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author...

Robert Harris, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [London, 1992-2017] A group of 13 works, comprising: Fatherland (1992, signed publication slip and facsimile newspaper page loosely inserted ), Enigma (1995), Archangel (1998), Pompeii (2003), Imperium (2006, signed limited

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Zoë Heller, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1999-2008]

Zoë Heller, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1999-2008] A group of 3 works, comprising: Everything You Know (1999, with a photograph of the author loosely inserted ), Notes on a Scandal (2003, dust-jacket spine faded ), The Believers (2008, dust-jacket spine a little faded ), all

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Marina Lewycka, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 2005-2012]

Marina Lewycka, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 2005-2012] A group of 4 works, comprising: A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian (2005), Two Caravans (2007), We are all Made of Glue (2009), Various Pets Alive and Dear (2012), original cloth or boards, dust-jackets, a fine set of

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Jon McGregor, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 2002-2017]

Jon McGregor, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 2002-2017] A group of 4 works, comprising: If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things (2002), So Many Ways to Begin (2006), Even the Dogs (2010, original printed cloth ), Reservoir 13 (2017), all signed by the author, original cloth or

Lot #: 58

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Julie Myerson, Works, first editions signed by the author [UK, 1994-2006]

Julie Myerson, Works, first editions signed by the author [UK, 1994-2006] A group of 5 works, comprising: Sleepwalking (1994), The Touch (1996), Laura Blundy (2000), Something Might Happen (2003, dedication copy also signed by Esther Freud ), The Story of You (2006), all signed by the author

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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V. S. Naipaul, In a Free State and A Bend in the River, first editions [UK...

V. S. Naipaul, In a Free State and A Bend in the River, first editions [UK, 1971 and 1979] two volumes, both internally clean and crisp, very slight browning to pastedown and endpapers of the first, both in original boards, dust-jackets, extremities slightly rubbed, 8vo Ɵ - The lot is subject to

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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V. Sackville West, Pepita, first edition, Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the...

V. Sackville West, Pepita, first edition, Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press [London, 1937] single volume, ink inscription to front free endpaper, original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers a little rubbed, small nicks to head and tail of spine, together with Raymond Lister's

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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D. J. Salinger, Franney and Zooey, together with Raise High the Roof Beam...

D. J. Salinger, Franney and Zooey, together with Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour an introduction, first editions [New York, 1957 and 1959] two volumes, both internally clean and crisp condition, Raise High the Roof Beam a later state, both in original cloth, dust-jackets clean and

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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William Sanson, Three, first edition, signed by the author [London, 1946]

William Sanson, Three, first edition, signed by the author [London, 1946] single volume, front free endpaper signed by the author, leaves a little darkened, original red cloth, dust-jacket spine a little creased and torn along outer corner of upper cover with slight loss, 8vo Ɵ - The lot is subject

Lot #: 78

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code, first edition, first issue, together with a...

Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code, first edition, first issue , together with a signed later issue of the same [US, 2003] two volumes, comprising: The Da Vinci Code (2003, first issue, with "skitoma" instead of "scotoma" on p. 243, unsigned ), The Da Vinci Code (2003, signed ), both fine condition

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Susanna Clarke, Works, first editions, most signed by the author [US and...

Susanna Clarke, Works, first editions, most signed by the author [US and UK, 1999-2004] a group of 3 works, comprising: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell (2004, first English edition, signed by the author and illustrator Portia Rosenberg, head of cloth spine a little darkened ), Jonathan Strange and

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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James Ellroy, Works, most first and limited editions, some signed by the...

James Ellroy, Works, most first and limited editions, some signed by the author [U.K and U.S., 1984-2004] A group of 6 works, comprising: Blood on the Moon (1984 , first U.S. edition ), The Big Nowhere (1988, number 124 of 350 signed copies in cloth, original slip-case ), My Dark Places (1996, ink

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Michael Frayn, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1963-2002]

Michael Frayn, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1963-2002] A group of 6 works, comprising: The Book o Fub (1963), The Tin Men (1965), The Russian Interpreter (1966), Sweet Dreams (1973), Headlong (1999), Spies (2002), original cloth or boards, dust-jackets present, none of these

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Joanne Harris, Works, first editions, signed by the author [London, 1999-2012]

Joanne Harris, Works, first editions, signed by the author [London, 1999-2012] A group of 9 works, comprising: Chocolate (1999), Blackberry Wine (2000), Five Quarters of the Orange (2001), Coastliners (2002), Holy Fools (2003), Jigs & Reels (2004), Gentlemen & Players (2005), The Lollipop Shoes

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, both first...

Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, both first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1989-2005] together two volumes, both in original boards, dust-jackets, very clean and presentable copies, 8vo Ɵ - The lot is subject to buyer’s premium of 25% exclusive of VAT (0% VAT

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman, signed limited edition [London 2015]

Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman, signed limited edition [London 2015] single volume, number 11 of 100 signed by the author, original leather binding with detail of a mockingbird to upper cover, original publisher's fine drip-box, present in original cardboard box and wrapping from publisher, 8vo Ɵ

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Molly Lefebure, Works, first editions, signed by the author [Various...

Molly Lefebure, Works, first editions, signed by the author [Various, 1974-1991] a group of 4 volumes, comprising: The Loona Balloona (1974, American edition, very slight discolouration to the spine, overall excellent copy ), The Loona Balloona (1974, American edition, dust-jacket extremities

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Norman Mailer, The Naked and the Dead, first edition [New York, 1948]

Norman Mailer, The Naked and the Dead, first edition [New York, 1948] single volume, half-title with slight abrasion to inner edge, original black cloth, spine lettered in white, spine ends and corners slightly rubbed, overall clean and bright condition, dust-jacket printed in red, black and white

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Brian Moore, Works, many early and first editions, most signed by the...

Brian Moore, Works, many early and first editions, most signed by the author [Toronto and others mostly UK, 1971-1997] A group of 9 works, comprising: The Revolution Script (1971, unsigned, first Canadian edition ), The Doctor s Wife (1976, signed ), The Temptation of Eileen Hughes (1981 , signed

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Michael Ondaatje, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and US...

Michael Ondaatje, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and US, 1992-2000] a group of 3 works, comprising: The English Patient (1992, small closed tear along upper cover of dust-jacket, very slight foxing to upper cover ), Anil's Ghost (2000 , near-mint condition ), The English Patient (by

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Will Self, Works, first editions, most signed by the author [London, 1993-2010]

Will Self, Works, first editions, most signed by the author [London, 1993-2010] A group of 7 works, comprising: My Idea of Fun (1993, signed), The Sweet Smell of Psychosis (1996, signed, original printed boards), Tough, Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys (1998, unsigned), How the Dead Live (2000

Lot #: 79

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Nicholas Shakespeare, Works, first editions signed by the author [London...

Nicholas Shakespeare, Works, first editions signed by the author [London, 1984-2004] A group of 6 works, comprising: The Men Who Would Be King (1984, dust-jacket spine faded ), Londoners (1986), The Vision of Elena Silves (1989), The High Flyer (1993, upper edges a little spotted ), The Dancer

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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George Bernard Shaw, two autograph postcards addressed to "Miss Lawrence...

George Bernard Shaw, two autograph postcards addressed to "Miss Lawrence" [London, 1892] two loose postcards, both addressed to Miss Lawrence and signed by "G. Bernard Shaw" or "GBS", both about setting a meeting, dated the 2nd and 5th August 1892, each c. 125 by 75 mm. Provenance: The recipient

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Nov 2019