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BURGESS, Anthony.

BURGESS, Anthony.

Rare books by Anthony Burgess, including first editions and signed copies.

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  1. "Sonatina in G Major. For Anne Field."

    "Sonatina in G Major. For Anne Field."

    Holograph music manuscript comprising the complete Sonatina written by Burgess as a Christmas gift to his first wife. Titled and annotated by him and signed at the end with the rare complete form of his signature John Burgess Wilson. Burgess famously wanted more than anything to be considered a composer and the present score comes some 6 years before his first published work of fiction. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1952

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    Stock Code: 25605

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  2. Time for a Tiger; The Enemy in the Blanket; Beds in the East.
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    Time for a Tiger; The Enemy in the Blanket; Beds in the East.

    First editions, first impressions. Signed by the author on the title page of each volume in both English and Jawi (the Malay language written in Arab script). Burgess also inscribed Time for a Tiger on the dedication page below the printed dedication in Jawi, transcribing into Romanised form and translating it into English: "Kepada sahabat-sahabat saya di Tanah Melayu: to my friends in Malaya". Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1956

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 113496

    Signed: Yes

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  3. The Right to an Answer.

    The Right to an Answer.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £225

    Date of Publication: 1960

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 106474

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  4. A Clockwork Orange.

    A Clockwork Orange.

    First edition, first impression, first issue binding in the first issue dust jacket with the 16s. price and wider flaps. Three issues exist: two in black boards (the first with a jacket with wide flaps and priced 16s., the second with the flaps trimmed and re-priced 18s.); the third issued in 1971 in purple boards with a decimal price sticker. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1962

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 105244

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  5. A Clockwork Orange.

    A Clockwork Orange.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Date of Publication: 1962

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 106260

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  6. A Clockwork Orange.

    A Clockwork Orange.

    First edition, first impression, first issue binding in the first issue dust jacket with the 16s. price and wider flaps. Three issues exist: two in black boards (the first with a jacket with wide flaps and priced 16s., the second with the flaps trimmed and re-priced 18s.), and the third issued in 1971 in purple boards with a decimal price sticker. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1962

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 109625

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  7. Nothing Like the Sun.

    Nothing Like the Sun.

    A Story of Shakespeare’s Love-life.
    First edition, first impression, of this novelisation of Shakespeare's life. Burgess has been described by Harold Bloom as "at his best in some of his novels, particularly in his Joycean fiction about Shakespeare, ‘Nothing Like the Sun'" (Bloom, "Road Trip", New York Times, November 11, 2009). Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1964

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99565

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  8. Urgent Copy. Literary Studies.
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1968

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 109986

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  9. Enderby Outside.

    Enderby Outside.

    First edition, first impression, of the second Enderby novel. Learn More
    £50

    Date of Publication: 1968

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99561

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  10. Joysprick.

    Joysprick.

    An Introduction to the Language of James Joyce.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1973

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 106702

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  11. The Clockwork Testament or: Enderby's End.

    The Clockwork Testament or: Enderby's End.

    First edition, first impression. The third of Burgess' four Enderby novels, it is also a response to Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation of A Clockwork Orange, which Burgess came to hate. Learn More
    £45

    Date of Publication: 1974

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99401

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  12. Joysprick.

    Joysprick.

    An Introduction to the Language of James Joyce.
    First edition, second impression; originally published in 1973. Learn More
    £85

    Date of Publication: 1979

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97902

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  13. "Enderby's Dark Lady, or, No End to Enderby."

    "Enderby's Dark Lady, or, No End to Enderby."

    Composed to placate kind readers of The Clockwork Testament, or Enderby’s End, who objected to my casually killing my hero.
    First edition, first impression of the final volume in the Enderby quartet. Learn More
    £40

    Date of Publication: 1984

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 100190

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