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NAIPAUL, V. S.

Rare books by V. S. Naipaul, including first editions and signed first editions.

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  1. The Suffrage of Elvira.
    signed

    The Suffrage of Elvira.

    First edition, first impression of Naipaul's second book. Signed by Naipaul on the title page. From the library of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1958

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102851

    Signed: Yes

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  2. Miguel Street.

    Miguel Street.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £825

    Date of Publication: 1959

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 70831

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  3. A House for Mr Biswas.

    A House for Mr Biswas.

    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page. Widely regarded as Naipaul's greatest work signed copies of the first impression are very seldom found. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1961

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 76058

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  4. The Middle Passage.

    The Middle Passage.

    Impressions of Five Societies – British, French and Dutch – in the West Indies and South America.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed to the publisher on the title page: "For André, V. S. Naipaul. London, March 15, 1963." Learn More
    £5,750

    Date of Publication: 1962

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102204

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  5. Mr Stone and the Knights Companion.
    £100

    Date of Publication: 1963

    Published:

    Stock Code: 38514

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  6. Mr Stone and the Knights Companion.
    signed

    Mr Stone and the Knights Companion.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "V. S. Naipaul. For Anthony Hobson, a rainy day at Whitsbury, 11 Feb 90". Historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson (1921-2014) was a world expert on Renaissance bindings and an avid collector of modern literature. With Hobson's bookplate to the front pastedown. Laid in is the publisher's review slip. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1963

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102660

    Signed: Yes

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  7. The Mimic Men.

    The Mimic Men.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £60

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published:

    Stock Code: 29880

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  8. A Flag on the Island.

    A Flag on the Island.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99209

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  9. The Mimic Men.

    The Mimic Men.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £35

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 72821

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  10. The Mimic Men.
    signed

    The Mimic Men.

    First edition, first impression. Signed by Naipaul on the title page. From the library of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson and with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £875

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102695

    Signed: Yes

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  11. The Loss of El Dorado.

    The Loss of El Dorado.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £55

    Date of Publication: 1969

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 98635

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  12. The Overcrowded Barracoon

    The Overcrowded Barracoon

    and Other Articles.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1972

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 98804

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  13. Guerrillas.

    Guerrillas.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £45

    Date of Publication: 1975

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 98629

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  14. Guerrillas.
    signed

    Guerrillas.

    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page. From the library of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson and with a photograph of him and Naipaul (kept in an envelope with the autograph inscription: "AH looking Japanese with V.S. Naipaul at Tony Powell's 80th birthday lunch, Claridge's 8 April 19"). With Hobson's bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £675

    Date of Publication: 1975

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102675

    Signed: Yes

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  15. A Bend in the River.

    A Bend in the River.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1979

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 98633

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  16. Among the Believers.

    Among the Believers.

    An Islamic Journey.
    First edition, first impression, of the author's examination of modern Islam. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1981

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 98630

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  17. Finding the Centre.
    signed

    Finding the Centre.

    Two Narratives.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half title. From the library of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1984

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102663

    Signed: Yes

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  18. A Turn in the South.

    A Turn in the South.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £35

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: Viking

    Stock Code: 28220

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  19. A Turn in the South.
    signed

    A Turn in the South.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson: "V. S. Naipaul, for Anthony Hobson", and with Hobson's bookplate to the front pastedown. Laid in are five newspaper and magazine reviews. Learn More
    £675

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102664

    Signed: Yes

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  20. India:
    signed

    India:

    A Million Mutinies Now.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by Naipaul on the title page. With the bookplate of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson to the front pastedown and four newspaper clipping regarding the book loosely inserted. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1990

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102846

    Signed: Yes

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