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AMIS, Kingsley.

AMIS, Kingsley.

Rare books by Kingsley Amis, including first editions and signed first editions of Lucky Jim, The Green Man, and The James Bond Dossier.

Kingsley Amis (1922 – 1995) was a British novelist, and member of post-war group writers the Angry Young Men.

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  1. Bright November.
    First edition, first impression, later issue binding, of the author's first published book. The publisher R. A. Caton was an elusive one-man publisher who founded The Fortune Press, based at 12 Buckingham Palace Road, in 1924. He specialised in gay writing (several Fortune Press productions were burned after the 1934 obscenity... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 100284

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  2. Lucky Jim.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 102290

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  3. The Fantasy Poets Number 22.
    First edition, first impression, one of 300 copies published. Number 22 in the Fantasy Poets series. The poem "The Last War" was originally published in the American magazine Furioso. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 88945

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  4. A Case of Samples:
    First edition, first impression. A collection chosen by Amis as the best of his poetry. It is sometimes overlooked that Amis, both in his published poetry and in his personal associations, was a founder member of The Movement. Learn More
    £85

    Stock Code: 88893

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  5. The Evans Country.
    First edition, first impression. Part of the Fantasy Poets series, this volume contains 6 poems on Wales which had previously appeared in The Spectator. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 88886

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  6. 67592
    First edition, first impression of this collection of essays by Kingsley Amis including "literary criticism, of writers as diverse and Hans Christian Andersen and Dylan Thomas and novels from Sorrell and Son to Portnoy's Complaint; articles on such topics as horror films, the use of language, the National Eisteddfod of Wales... Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 67592

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  7. 85374
    First edition, first impression, of this collection of essays by Kingsley Amis including "literary criticism, of writers as diverse and Hans Christian Andersen and Dylan Thomas and novels from Sorrell and Son to Portnoy's Complaint; articles on such topics as horror films, the use of language, the National Eisteddfod of... Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 85374

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  8. Ending Up.
    First edition, uncorrected proof copy. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 88906

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  9. The Alteration.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 88912

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  10. The Darkwater Hall Mystery.
    Limited numbered edition of 165 copies, of which this is number 118. This short story was originally published in a shortened form in Playboy in May 1978. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 88890

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