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Category: All Categories: Literature: General: Modern Firsts
2807 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
FLEMING, Ian  
`casino Royale

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1968.
Reprint A near fine copy in the original black boards (no d.w.), slight spine lean else clean and tight and unmarked in any way

Appr.: | AUD 267.38 CAD 274.73 EUR 181.16 GBP 148.81 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 59435.
    
US$250.00
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2.
BROOKE, Rupert  
1914 and Other Poems

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1915.
2nd Printing Very good indeed in the original black cloth, light bumping to corners of boards, paper title label chipped, else a clean tight example of the second printing of Brooke's World War One classic.

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 60403.
    
US$40.00
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3.
STEIN, Gertrude  
3 Lives

Publisher: The Pushkin Press, 1946.
First Thus A fine unread copy in a near fine d.w., light wear head spine.

Appr.: | AUD 48.13 CAD 49.45 EUR 32.61 GBP 26.79 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 66672.
    
US$45.00
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4.
DISCH, Thomas  
334

Publisher: Macgibbon & Kee, 1972.
1st Edition. Author's first book. a lovely copy, fine in very near fine unclipped d.w., tiny lamination chip head front hinge.

Appr.: | AUD 304.81 CAD 313.19 EUR 206.52 GBP 169.64 JPY 28,500.00 MXN 3,562.50 ZAR 2,850.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 12044.
    
US$285.00
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5.
POUND, Ezra  
A B C of Reading

Publisher: Faber & Faber, 1951.
First Thus. A near fine copy (two tiny dents to spine) in a vg+ d.w., foot spine large chip, four small holes top spine

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 36962.
    
US$40.00
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6.
VAN DER POST, Laurens  
A Bar of Shadow

Publisher: Hogarth Press, 1954.
F First Edition a fine unread copy in a near fine d. w. , light shelfwear foot spine.

Appr.: | AUD 48.13 CAD 49.45 EUR 32.61 GBP 26.79 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 56219.
    
US$45.00
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7.
NAIPAUL, V.S.  
A Bend in the River

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1979.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine d. w. , light lamination wear spine ends.

Appr.: | AUD 69.52 CAD 71.43 EUR 47.10 GBP 38.69 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 650.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 54599.
    
US$65.00
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8.
NAIPAUL, V.S.  
A Bend in the River

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1979.
F First Edition A fine copy in a very near fine d.w., hint of wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 64.17 CAD 65.93 EUR 43.48 GBP 35.71 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 600.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 66291.
    
US$60.00
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9.
McAULIFFE, John  
A Better Life

Publisher: The Gallery Press, 2002.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in the original thin card wrappers as issued

Appr.: | AUD 16.04 CAD 16.48 EUR 10.87 GBP 8.93 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 73487.
    
US$15.00
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10.
HECHT, Ben  
A Book of Miracles

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1940.
First Edition A vg++ copy in the original rose cloth, spine faded.

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

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US$35.00
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11.
HENLEY, William Ernest  
A Book of Verses

Publisher: David Nutt, 1888.
First Edition. The author's scarce first book, very good indeed in the origiinal limp card boards, yapp edges, spine rubbed and browned affecting some text, else clean and tight.

Appr.: | AUD 160.43 CAD 164.84 EUR 108.70 GBP 89.29 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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US$150.00
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12.
COLES, Manning  
A Brother for Hugh

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1947.
F First Edition A near fine copy (ink name inside front board) in a vg+ Bip pares d. w. , spine ends, corners and fold margins worn and chipped.

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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US$40.00
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13.
WEEKES, A.R. & R.K.  
A Brother for Richard

Publisher: Ward Lock, 1936.
F First Edition A fine copy in a vg++ period d.w. by Nina Miller Davidson, light chipping and wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 48.13 CAD 49.45 EUR 32.61 GBP 26.79 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 48270.
    
US$45.00
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14.
CREASEY, John  
A Case For Inspector West

Publisher: Evans Brothers, 1951.
F First Edition Very good in the original blue cloth, spine faded, ink name inside front board else clean and tight.

Appr.: | AUD 21.39 CAD 21.98 EUR 14.49 GBP 11.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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US$20.00
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15.
HUDSON, Jeffery (Pseudonym Michael CRICHTON)  
A Case of Need

Publisher: Heinemann, 1968.
F First U K Edition and First Hardcover A fine copy in a d. w. that is fine apart from some light production surface textural roughness. There is no trace of the usual fading, hence an attractive and desirable copy of this first book by Crichton to appear in hardcover, and the only book of his under this pseudonym

Appr.: | AUD 374.33 CAD 384.62 EUR 253.62 GBP 208.33 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,500.00 

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16.
HUDSON, Jefffery (pseud. CRICHTON, Michael)  
A Case of Need

Publisher: Heinemann, 1968.
1st U. K Edition and 1st Hardcover. A fine copy in a d. w. that would be fine but is price-clipped. there is no trace of the usual fading, hence an attractive and desirable copy of this first book by Crichton to appear in hardcover, and the only book of his under this pseudonym

Appr.: | AUD 320.86 CAD 329.67 EUR 217.39 GBP 178.57 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,000.00 

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US$300.00
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17.
PARKER, Eric  
A Child's Garland

Publisher: Ballantyne & Company London, 1913.
F First Edition Very good indeed in the original 1/4 white cloth, grey paper boards, light wear to extremities. INSCRIBED by Parker, signed and dated 1937

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 72135.
    
US$35.00
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18.
BURGESS, Anthony  
A Clockwork Orange

Publisher: Heinemann, 1962.
First Edition. A fine copy in a near fine/vg++ unclipped first state 16/- wide flap d.w., an 8mm closed tear top margin front panel near front hinge, and a similar tear and tiny nick head rear hinge, top corners worn with miniscule chipping, some light staining to inside surface of spine with no showthrough at all. There is no fading, and none of the acid offset browning which is often encountered on the endpapers of this book. A superior copy of this seminal and important work of fiction, becoming increasingly scarce in attractive collectable condition.

Appr.: | AUD 5,347.59 CAD 5,494.51 EUR 3,623.19 GBP 2,976.19 JPY 500,000.00 MXN 62,500.00 ZAR 50,000.00 

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US$5,000.00
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19.
BURGESS, Anthony  
A Clockwork Orange

Publisher: Heinemann, 1962.
F First Edition First Issue. A near fine copy (scattered foxing to preliminary leaves; edges foxed) in a vg++ d.w., spine lightly faded, small closed semi-circular tear centre front hinge, two spots insect damage on spine affecting 'AN" of author's name and 'AN" of imprint; short closed tear upper margin front panel extending to between 'O' and 'R' of 'ORANGE'; some minor edgewear and shallow chipping to margins. The scarce first issue, wide flap, priced 16/-, In general an attractive example of this important novel, one of the most significant in the English language in the second half of the 20th Century.

Appr.: | AUD 2,139.04 CAD 2,197.80 EUR 1,449.28 GBP 1,190.48 JPY 200,000.00 MXN 25,000.00 ZAR 20,000.00 

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US$2,000.00
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20.
HILL, Reginald  
A Clubbable Woman

Publisher: Collins Crime Club, 1970.
First Edition. The author's very scarce first book, and the first appearance of Dalziel and Pascoe. A fine unread copy in a very near fine d.w., sl. fading to spine and a hint of corner wear, otherwise a beautiful example of this sought-after book.

Appr.: | AUD 1,550.80 CAD 1,593.41 EUR 1,050.72 GBP 863.10 JPY 145,000.00 MXN 18,125.00 ZAR 14,500.00 

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US$1,450.00
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21.
CHASE, James Hadley  
A Coffin from Hong Kong

Publisher: Robert Hale, 1962.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine d.w., light wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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US$40.00
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22.
TANGYE, Derek  
A Cornish Summer

Publisher: Michael Joseph, 1970.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 67375.
    
US$25.00
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23.
HUDSON, W.H.  
A Crystal Age

Publisher: T.Fisher Unwin, 1906.
Second Edition A fine bright copy in the original dark olive green Arts and Crafts pictorial cloth as issued. Hudson's first novel, extensivelt revised, with a new preface.

Appr.: | AUD 160.43 CAD 164.84 EUR 108.70 GBP 89.29 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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US$150.00
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24.
JACOBSON, Dan  
A Dance in the Sun

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1956.
Fine First Edition. Near fine/vg++ d/w, spine ends worn with very shallow chipping. the author's scarce 2nd novel

Appr.: | AUD 69.52 CAD 71.43 EUR 47.10 GBP 38.69 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 650.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 10741.
    
US$65.00
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25.
HUGHES, Ted  
A Dancer to God. Tributes to T.S. Eliot

Publisher: Faber & Faber, 1992.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine d. w. , head spine worn.

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 47510.
    
US$35.00
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26.
SCOTT, Paul  
A Division of the Spoils

Publisher: Heinemann, 1975.
F First Edition A near fine copy (boards with very light marks in a near fine sl. edgeworn d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 59786.
    
US$50.00
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27.
CHIPPERFIELD, Joseph  
A Dog Against Darkness

Publisher: Heinemann, 1963.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 67378.
    
US$50.00
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28.
TANGYE, Derek  
A Donkey in the Meadow

Publisher: Michael Joseph, 1965.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 67372.
    
US$25.00
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29.
CARR, John Dickson  
A Dr Fell Omnibus

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton.
First Edition. Near fine (name fep) in near fine /vg++ publisher's price- clipped d/w, spine sl. edge stained, spine ends light wear

Appr.: | AUD 80.21 CAD 82.42 EUR 54.35 GBP 44.64 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 11439.
    
US$75.00
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30.
TANGYE, Derek  
A Drake at the Door

Publisher: Michael Joseph, 1963.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 67374.
    
US$25.00
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31.
HANLEY, james  
A Dream Journey

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1976.
F First Edition UNCORRECTED PROOF. A near fine copy in the original printed wrappers as issued, very light wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 21.39 CAD 21.98 EUR 14.49 GBP 11.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 46990.
    
US$20.00
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32.
HILL, Lorna  
A Dream of Sadler's Wells

Publisher: Evans Brothers, 1950.
F First Edition A near fine copy (light mark centre front board) in a vg+ d.w., shallow chipping to extremities

Appr.: | AUD 69.52 CAD 71.43 EUR 47.10 GBP 38.69 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 650.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 66192.
    
US$65.00
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33.
DICKINSON, Patric  
A Durable Fire

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1962.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine d. w. , very slight wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 47150.
    
US$25.00
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34.
SPARK, Muriel  
A Far Cry from Kensington.

Publisher: Constable, 1988.
F First Edition UNCORRECTED PROOF. Very good indeed in the original dark green patterned wrappers as issued, hint of wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 47088.
    
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35.
HEMINGWAY, Ernest  
A Farewell to Arms

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1929.
F First U K Edition A fine copy of the second issue ("Serious" spelled correctly p.66) in a vg++ unclipped 4th impression d.w., short closed tears with light associated creasing head front hinge and head front flapfold, Curiously the 4th printing wrapper appears to have been with the book since issue (it was purchased as part of a 1930's collection of books). An attractive example.

Appr.: | AUD 427.81 CAD 439.56 EUR 289.86 GBP 238.10 JPY 40,000.00 MXN 5,000.00 ZAR 4,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 68821.
    
US$400.00
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36.
Da COSTA RICCI, Martin  
A Few Poems

Softcover. Fine. First Edition. RARE!!. probably fewer than 100 copies printed . Inscribed presentation copy from his mother???

Appr.: | AUD 374.33 CAD 384.62 EUR 253.62 GBP 208.33 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 14545.
    
US$350.00
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37.
WODEHOUSE, P.G.  
A Few Quick Ones

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins, 1959.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine d. w. , hint of wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 160.43 CAD 164.84 EUR 108.70 GBP 89.29 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 53330.
    
US$150.00
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38.
BEAGLE, Peter, S  
A Fine and Private Place

Publisher: Frederick Muller, 1960.
Near Fine First Edition. Corner bumped in neaqr fine d/w, spine ends sl. worn, price-clipped

Appr.: | AUD 128.34 CAD 131.87 EUR 86.96 GBP 71.43 JPY 12,000.00 MXN 1,500.00 ZAR 1,200.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 10105.
    
US$120.00
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39.
BROOKNER, Anita  
A Friend from England

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1987.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 69102.
    
US$30.00
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40.
GRAHAM, James (Pseud. Jack HIGGINS)  
A Game for Heroes

Publisher: Macmillan, 1970.
First Edition. A fine copy (usual edgetanning) in a very near fine d. w. , hint of wear to spine ends.

Appr.: | AUD 347.59 CAD 357.14 EUR 235.51 GBP 193.45 JPY 32,500.00 MXN 4,062.50 ZAR 3,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 33796.
    
US$325.00
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41.
GRAHAM, James (Pseudonym Jack HIGGINS)  
A Game for Heroes

Publisher: Macmillan, 1970.
F First Edition The author's scarce first novel under this pseudonym. A fine copy in a near fine d. w. , hint of shelfwear foot spine. Very scarce in such attractive state.

Appr.: | AUD 374.33 CAD 384.62 EUR 253.62 GBP 208.33 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 42606.
    
US$350.00
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42.
OATES, Joyce Carol  
A Garden of Earthly Delights

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, 1970.
F First U K Edition A fine unread copy in a near fine d.w., light wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 62981.
    
US$100.00
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43.
ROBERTS, Cecil.  
A Ghost of Venice

Publisher: Printed for Holbrook Jackson by W.H. Smith & son 1923..
No 48 of 50 copies, mint in original decorated wrappers.Inscribed by Holbrook Jackson on the limitation page to his brother J.C. Jackson.

Appr.: | AUD 267.38 CAD 274.73 EUR 181.16 GBP 148.81 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 1211.
    
US$250.00
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44.
MILANI, Milena  
A Girl Called Jules

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1966.
F First English Edition A fine unread copy in a fine d. w.

Appr.: | AUD 21.39 CAD 21.98 EUR 14.49 GBP 11.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 56185.
    
US$20.00
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45.
LARKIN, Philip  
A Girl in Winter

Publisher: Faber & Faber, 1947.
F First Edition A fine copy in a vg+ d.w., irregular chip (maximum height 2cm) foot spine, 2cm narrow chip foot front flapfold, other light wear and tiny chips/tears to margin. INSCRIBEd presentation copy "With kindest regards to Dermot and Cora From Philip 21.vi.47". Contemporary signed copies of this book are uncommon (this one only 4 months after publication) and presentation copies even more so.

Appr.: | AUD 4,278.07 CAD 4,395.60 EUR 2,898.55 GBP 2,380.95 JPY 400,000.00 MXN 50,000.00 ZAR 40,000.00 

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US$4,000.00
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46.
COMPTON-BURNETT, Ivy  
A God and His Gifts

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, 1963.
F First Edition PROOF Near fine in the original dull blue printed wrapper as issued, spine darkened else clean and tight.

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 69371.
    
US$30.00
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47.
SMITH, Stevie  
A Good Time Was Had By All

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1937.
First Ediiton. Author's 1st poetry volume, fine in near fine d/w, short tears top rear hinge

Appr.: | AUD 320.86 CAD 329.67 EUR 217.39 GBP 178.57 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 9557.
    
US$300.00
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48.

A Hall Of Mirrors

Publisher: The Bodley Head, 1968.
First UK Edition. Author's first novel, only 1000 copies printed, a fine copy in almost fine d/w, 2 tiny abrasions on spine, sl. fading to spine. Despite these slight flaws an extremely attractive copy of the UK edition, far scarcer than the US edition.

Appr.: | AUD 401.07 CAD 412.09 EUR 271.74 GBP 223.21 JPY 37,500.00 MXN 4,687.50 ZAR 3,750.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 10236.
    
US$375.00
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49.
STONE Robert.  
A Hall of Mirrors.

Publisher: Bodley Head 1968.
Fine/Near Fine. 1st UK edition, authors first book.

Appr.: | AUD 374.33 CAD 384.62 EUR 253.62 GBP 208.33 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 55.
    
US$350.00
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50.
STONE, Robert.  
A Hall of Mirrors.

Publisher: Bodley Head 1968..
1st Uk ed, of the authors first book. near fine in original boards, no d/w.

Appr.: | AUD 374.33 CAD 384.62 EUR 253.62 GBP 208.33 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 1626.
    
US$350.00
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51.
CHURCHILL, Winston S.  
A History of the English Speaking Peoples

Publisher: The Educational Book Company, 1956.
First Thus and First Illustrated. The Chartwell Edition, 4 vols, a near fine set in the original dark blue cloth gilt, red leather labels, hint of scarring to the cloth but otherwise a bright attractive set of this desirable edition.

Appr.: | AUD 315.51 CAD 324.18 EUR 213.77 GBP 175.60 JPY 29,500.00 MXN 3,687.50 ZAR 2,950.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 13179.
    
US$295.00
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52.
LINDER, Leslie  
A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter Including Unpublished Work

Publisher: Frederick Warne, 1971.
1st Edition. near fine d.w., some tape stains internally.

Appr.: | AUD 90.91 CAD 93.41 EUR 61.59 GBP 50.60 JPY 8,500.00 MXN 1,062.50 ZAR 850.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 13133.
    
US$85.00
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53.
WILDE, Oscar  
A House of Pomegranates, The Happy Prince and Other Tales.

Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd London, 1908.
First Thus One of 1000 copies on handmade paper. Very good in the original cream cloth designed by Charles Ricketts, the spine darkened and lettering oxidised, the front board very lightly stained, and light stain to lower margin final leaf, not affecting text else clean tight and seemingly unread.

Appr.: | AUD 176.47 CAD 181.32 EUR 119.57 GBP 98.21 JPY 16,500.00 MXN 2,062.50 ZAR 1,650.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 70460.
    
US$165.00
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54.
TURNER, Charles Tennyson (Selected By Charles TENNYSON and John BETJEMAN)  
A Hundred Sonnets

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1960.
F First Edition A fine seemingly unread copy in a near fine d.w., light wear head spine.

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 70751.
    
US$40.00
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55.
RDNER, John  
A Killer for a Song

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1975.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine d.w., light wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 59464.
    
US$30.00
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56.
BARSTOW, Stan  
A Kind of Loving

Publisher: Michael Joseph, 1960.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w. Scarce in such choice state.

Appr.: | AUD 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 60282.
    
US$100.00
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57.
WOOLF, Virginia  
A Letter to a Young Poet

Publisher: The Hogarth Press, 1932.
F First Edition A fin unread copy in the original thin card pictorial wrappers as issued. Hogarth Letters Bo.8. Uncommon in such attractive state.

Appr.: | AUD 144.39 CAD 148.35 EUR 97.83 GBP 80.36 JPY 13,500.00 MXN 1,687.50 ZAR 1,350.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 57426.
    
US$135.00
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58.
SMITH, John  
A Letter to Lao Tze

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d. w.

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 48232.
    
US$25.00
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59.
MARTIN, J.Wallis  
A Likeness in Stone

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1997.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in a fine d.w. The author's first book

Appr.: | AUD 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 60800.
    
US$100.00
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60.
EBERSOHN, Wessel  
A Lonely Place to Die

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, 1979.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 21.39 CAD 21.98 EUR 14.49 GBP 11.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 68248.
    
US$20.00
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61.
BUZZATI, Dino  
A Love Affair

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1965.
F First English Edition a fine unread copy in a fine d. w.

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 56212.
    
US$35.00
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62.
MACDONAD, John D.  
A Man of Affairs

Publisher: Robert Hale, 1959.
First U, K Edition. A fine unread copy in a near fine d. w. , small irregular chip foot spine affecting publisher's imprint, otherwise fine and bright. A scarce title, especially in collectable condition.

Appr.: | AUD 347.59 CAD 357.14 EUR 235.51 GBP 193.45 JPY 32,500.00 MXN 4,062.50 ZAR 3,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 27030.
    
US$325.00
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63.
Ehrlich, Gretel  
A Match to the Heart: One Woman's Story of Being Struck by Lightning

Publisher: New York Pantheon Books 1994.
First printing. Octavo, Hardcover , 200 pages. Condition: Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     A stunning literary essay by the author of "The Solace of Open Spaces." Ehrlich was struck by lightning, temporarily stopping her heart. It is an amazing account of her recovery and self discovery. Minor wrinkling to jacket at heel of spine. No bumps or tears. Crisp copy. Fiction & Literature

Appr.: | AUD 9.63 CAD 9.89 EUR 6.52 GBP 5.36 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 1083.
    
US$9.00
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64.
BOOTHBY, Guy  
A Millionaire's Love Story

Publisher: George Bell & Sons,, 1901.
F First Edition Colonial Issue. A very good copy in the original red cloth, spine dulled, extremities light wear. Scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 47284.
    
US$100.00
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65.
BOOTHBY, Guy  
A Millionaire's Love Story

Publisher: George Bell & Sons, 1901.
F First Edition Colonial Issue. A very good copy in the original dull red cloth, extremities worn, cloth lightly marked, text clean and tight.

Appr.: | AUD 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 75699.
    
US$100.00
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66.
OTTOLENGUI, Rodrigues  
A Modern Wizard

Publisher: G.P Putnam's Sons, 1894.
F First Edition A very good copy of the scarce Yelowback variant in the original yellowback boards as issued, froint board rubbed, and defective at lower corner affecting the author's name; the rear board staineed, hinges rubbed and worn, the contents clean and tight. Overall a pleasing copy of this extremely scarce early medico-forensic detective story.

Appr.: | AUD 320.86 CAD 329.67 EUR 217.39 GBP 178.57 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 29465.
    
US$300.00
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67.
Updike, John  
A Month of Sundays

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975..
First edition hardback (stated), a Fine- copy in a Fine- dj with slight bumps at head and heel and the barest tarce of edgewear. Updike's seventh novel.

Appr.: | AUD 7.49 CAD 7.69 EUR 5.07 GBP 4.17 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 70.00 

Purchase direct from: Lame Excuse Books. Item number: LP1025.
    
US$7.00
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68.
JEPSON, Selwyn  
A Noise in the Night

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957.
F First Edition A vg++copy (externally bright and clean, heavy tape stains in the corners of front and rear endpapers, bookplate fep) in a vg+ d. w. , upper and lower margins unnecesarily protectively strengthened with sellotape (mid 20th century's most notorious book enemy!), which has bled and left permanent staining. , else bright and intact

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 50907.
    
US$25.00
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69.
GEORGE, Daniel. (Holbrook JACKSON Association)  
A Peck of Troubles or Anatomy of War.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape 1936..
1st ed, fine in fine slightly foxed, a good inscribed presentation/ association copy to Holbrook Jackson, dated 4.1.36., with a quotation "the demand for only cheerful books is degenerate.

Appr.: | AUD 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 1734.
    
US$100.00
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70.
BRECHT, Bertolt (Translated from the German by Desmond I. Vesey. Verses translated by Christopher Isherwood )  
A Penny for the Poor

Publisher: Robert Hale, 1937.
F First English Edition A very good copy in the original brick cloth, spine lightly faded, title label rubbed else a clean tight example.

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 66402.
    
US$50.00
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71.
BORGES, Jorge Luis  
A Personal Anthology

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1968.
1st English Edition. A near fine copy (ink name fep) in a near fine sl. rubbed, sl. edgeworn d.w. An uncommon book.

Appr.: | AUD 133.69 CAD 137.36 EUR 90.58 GBP 74.40 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 12458.
    
US$125.00
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72.
POETRY SOCIETY (Edited by) (Foreword Paul McCARTNEY) (Introduction Roger McGOUGH)  
A Poem for Buddy

Publisher: Stride, 1997.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in the original thin card pictorial wrappers as issued.

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 56888.
    
US$25.00
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73.
REEMAN, Douglas  
A Prayer for the Ship

Publisher: Jarrolds, 1958.
Jacket: No D. w. 1st Edition. a very good copy of the author's excessively scarce first novel, in the original blue boards, spine ends worn with tiny tear foot spine to 's' of imprint, name on fep, light foxing to endpapers, ink name and address fep.

Appr.: | AUD 374.33 CAD 384.62 EUR 253.62 GBP 208.33 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,500.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 12809.
    
US$350.00
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74.
DURRELL, Lawrence  
A Private Country

Publisher: Faber And Faber 1943.
1st ed, fine in a near fine d/w, short closed tear lower front wrapper, sl. chip head of spine just touching 'A', spine darkened as usual due to acid nature of paper used. Durrell's first published collection of poetry

Appr.: | AUD 427.81 CAD 439.56 EUR 289.86 GBP 238.10 JPY 40,000.00 MXN 5,000.00 ZAR 4,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 3189.
    
US$400.00
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75.
TANGYE, Derek  
A Quiet Year

Publisher: Michael Joseph, 1984.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w. SIGNED by the author and by his wife Jean

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 67369.
    
US$35.00
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