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  1. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.

    New York : 1923

    First edition, first printing of Fitzgerald's only stage play, a political satire about a postman who dreams of becoming president of the United States and succeeds. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 36238

  2. On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
    FLEMING, Ian. On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

    London : 1963

    First edition, first impression. This is the eleventh book in the James Bond series, featuring a reappearance of Blofeld and SPECTRE. It was adapted for film in 1969, featuring George Lazenby. Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 138589

  3. [The complete Hornblower:]
    FORESTER, C. S. [The complete Hornblower:]

    London : 1937-62

    First editions, first impressions. Forester (real name Cecil Smith) was called to Hollywood to write a pirate film, working under Arthur Hornblower. However, before they had finished the script, another studio released Captain Blood, starring Errol Flynn, and using the same historical incidents that they had counted on. Rather than seeking another position,... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 109292

  4. Flying Colours.
    FORESTER, C. S. Flying Colours.

    Boston : 1939

    First US edition. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the binder's front blank "To Mr. A. R. W. Robertson gratefully for kindness received in British Guinea, from C. S. Forester." Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 106985

  5. The African Queen.
    FORESTER, C. S. The African Queen.

    London : 1935

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 98902

  6. The Happy Return.
    FORESTER, C. S. The Happy Return.

    1937

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 42986

  7. A Passage to India.
    FORSTER, E. M. A Passage to India.

    1924

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 71077

  8. The Americans.
    FRANK, Robert. The Americans.

    New York : 1959

    First US edition, originally published in France on 15 May 1958 by Robert Delpire as part of its Encyclopédie Essentielle series. In the French edition Frank's photographs were accompanied by text by authors such as Simone de Beauvoir, Erskine Caldwell, William Faulkner, Henry Miller and John Steinbeck. In this edition the photos are not accompanied... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 125101

  9. Royal Yachts.
    GAVIN, C. M. Royal Yachts.

    London : 1932

    First edition, one of 1,000 copies. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 109722

  10. Lord of the Flies.
    GOLDING, William. Lord of the Flies.

    London : 1954

    First edition, first impression, of Golding's first and best known novel. Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 135373

  11. The Inheritors.
    GOLDING, William. The Inheritors.

    London : 1955

    First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the title page "For Michael Curtis with best wishes from William Golding." Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 85188

  12. The Wind in the Willows.
    GRAHAME, Kenneth. The Wind in the Willows.

    London : 1908

    First edition, first impression, of Grahame's children's classic. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 133871

  13. Living.
    GREEN, Henry. Living.

    London & Toronto : 1929

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,675.00

    Stock Code: 71598

  14. The Third Man and The Fallen Idol.
    GREENE, Graham. The Third Man and The Fallen Idol.

    London : 1950

    First edition, first impression. The Third Man was written in eight weeks as "the screen treatment that Greene created as a first step in the production of the film version, which appeared in 1949 and which won first prize at the Cannes film festival" (ODNB). Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 137498

  15. Brighton Rock.
    GREENE, Graham. Brighton Rock.

    London : 1938

    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US earlier the same year. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 48052

  16. The Bear Fell Free.
    GREENE, Graham. The Bear Fell Free.

    1935

    First Edition, First Impression. Signed Limited Edition of 250 copies of which this is number 171. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 36910

  17. [Complete detective novels:] Red Harvest; The Dain Curse; The Maltese Falcon; The Glass Key; The Thin Man.
    HAMMETT, Dashiell. [Complete detective novels:] Red Harvest; The Dain Curse; The Maltese Falcon; The Glass Key; The Thin Man.

    New York & London : 1929-34

    First editions, first printings, of the complete series of Hammett's seminal full-length detective novels. As usual The Glass Key is the first American edition; the first impression was printed in London in the same year during Knopf's ill-fated attempt to break into the British market and is scarce. Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 116919

  18. Jude the Obscure.
    HARDY, Thomas. Jude the Obscure.

    London : 1896

    First edition in book form, this copy entirely in the first state (pagination to all partially blank pages in signature A-H). Jude the Obscure was Hardy's last novel, in which he "deliberately attacked the existing educational system and marriage laws. The novel's sexual directness fuelled the hostility of its reception in some quarters, and while Hardy... Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 71098

  19. Night Fears and Other Stories.
    HARTLEY, L. P. Night Fears and Other Stories.

    London & New York : 1924

    First edition, first impression, of the author's first published work. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 75396

  20. Winner Take Nothing.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 62073

  21. Winner Take Nothing.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 45602

  22. Men Without Women.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.

    New York : 1927

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 41996

  23. The Fifth Column.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Fifth Column.

    New York : 1938

    First edition, first printing. An attractively bound copy of this anthology. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 91989

  24. Green Hills of Africa.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Green Hills of Africa.

    New York : 1935

    First edition, first printing. His second major venture into non-fiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest in - and fascination with... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 77576

  25. Across the River and Into the Trees.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Across the River and Into the Trees.

    New York : 1950

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 68482

  26. Across the River and Into the Trees.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Across the River and Into the Trees.

    New York : 1950

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 48514

  27. The Fifth Column.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Fifth Column.

    New York : 1938

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 64609

  28. The Torrents of Spring.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Torrents of Spring.

    New York : 1926

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 41545

  29. Men Without Women.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.

    New York : 1927

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 40090

  30. To Have and Have Not.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. To Have and Have Not.

    New York : 1937

    First edition, first printing. To Have and Have Not was Hemingway's second book set within the United States, and tells the story of a smuggler running contraband between Cuba and Florida. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 38294

  31. Winner Take Nothing.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 35978

  32. A Shropshire Lad [together with] Last Poems.
    HOUSMAN, A. E. A Shropshire Lad [together with] Last Poems.

    Chipping Campden : 1929

    First Alcuin Press edition, number 134 of 325 copies in total. First published in 1896 and 1922 respectively, this work collected together in two volumes what was then understood to be the entire corpus of Housman's published poetry. This book was handsomely printed in the private press manner on Batchelor handmade paper for the publishers by the Alcuin... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 126238

  33. All The Conspirators.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. All The Conspirators.

    London : 1928

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 59529

  34. Sally Bowles.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Sally Bowles.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression. Sally Bowles was Isherwood's fourth solo publication, his second Berlin novel, and was subsequently incorporated into Goodbye to Berlin (1939). Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 38837

  35. Children and Gardens.
    JEKYLL, Gertrude. Children and Gardens.

    London : 1908

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 95223

  36. Ulysses.
    JOYCE, James. Ulysses.

    London : 1936

    First UK edition. The entire edition was limited to 1,000 copies only, of which this is one of 900 numbered copies. This was the first issue to be entirely produced in Britain, with an appendix with documents relating to the legal history of Ulysses and with a bibliography. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 47333

  37. The Castle.
    KAFKA, Franz. The Castle.

    London : 1930

    First edition in English, first impression. The Castle will never attain the fame of its sister The Trial, but in literary terms it is more than a match. This was the first publication in English of any of Kafka's books, preceding English editions of The Trial and Metamorphosis by some seven years. It is far scarcer than either. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 83324

  38. America.
    KAFKA, Franz. America.

    1938

    First UK Edition. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 40708

  39. Voyaging Southward from The Strait of Magellan.
    KENT, Rockwell. Voyaging Southward from The Strait of Magellan.

    New York : 1926

    Presentation copy from the author, inscribed in pencil at the head of the dedication page, "To my friend Nat Horwitt this 'voyage' (so far the only one we've sailed together on) is inscribed by me Rockwell Kent Au Sable Forks, March 1929". The recipient was the celebrated industrial designer Nathan G. Horwitt (1889-1990), "Horwitt is best known for... Learn More
    £1,925.00

    Stock Code: 60017

  40. The Economic Consequences of The Peace.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The Economic Consequences of The Peace.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression, of what Skidelsky calls "one of the most influential books of the twentieth century". "The Economic Consequences of the Peace has a claim to be regarded as Keynes's best book. In none of his others did he succeed so well in bringing all his gifts to bear on the subject in hand." Learn More
    £1,800.00

    Stock Code: 122368

  41. The Water Babies.
    KINGSLEY, Charles; Warwick Goble (illus.) The Water Babies.

    London : 1909

    First Goble Edition. "Goble moved into the big time in 1909 when he became the resident gift book illustrator for the large publishing firm of Macmillan. The first of his classic de luxe volume in the Macmillan series was The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley. Containing 32 fine mounted colour plates by Goble, this ranks as one of the most beautiful... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 38875

  42. The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.
    KINGSLEY, Charles; Warwick Goble (illus.) The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.

    London : 1910

    First octavo edition of Goble's Water Babies, following the quarto edition of the previous year. "Goble moved into the big time in 1909 when he became the resident gift book illustrator for the large publishing firm of Macmillan. The first of his classic de luxe volumes in the Macmillan series was The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley. Containing 32... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 31785

  43. Women in Love.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Women in Love.

    New York : 1920

    Limited first edition of 1250 copies of which this is number 1198. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 132076

  44. The Virgin and the Gypsy.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. The Virgin and the Gypsy.

    Florence : 1930

    Limited edition, number 750 of 810 copies printed on handmade paper. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 43264

  45. Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.
    LAWRENCE, T. E. Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

    London : 1935

    First trade edition, first impression, published by Cape immediately following Lawrence's death. It is O'Brien's so-called "Third English Edition," following the Oxford Times edition of 1922 (of which there were eight copies), and the 1926 Cranwell edition (limited to 211 copies, 170 only designated complete). Learn More
    £1,575.00

    Stock Code: 130998

  46. Travels in Arabia Deserta.
    LAWRENCE, T. E. (intro.); DOUGHTY, Charles M. Travels in Arabia Deserta.

    London : 1936

    New and definitive edition, first impression. First published in 1886, this reissue with a new preface by Doughty and an introduction by T. E. Lawrence found a new generation of readers for this classic of travel. This "definitive" edition of 1936 was published in a format matching that of the 1935 Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 121339

  47. To Kill a Mockingbird.
    LEE, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird.

    London : 1960

    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 132534-1

  48. To Kill a Mockingbird.
    LEE, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird.

    London : 1960

    First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US earlier the same year, To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is "an authentic and nostalgic story which in rare fashion at once puts together the tenderness and the tragedy of the South. They are the inseparable ingredients of... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 132534

  49. To Kill a Mockingbird.
    LEE, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird.

    Philadelphia : 1960

    First edition, first printing. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is "an authentic and nostalgic story which in rare fashion at once puts together the tenderness and the tragedy of the South. They are the inseparable ingredients of a region much reported but seldom so well understood"... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 121366

  50. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
    LEWIS, C. S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

    London : 1950

    First edition, first impression of the first book in the Narnia series. Learn More
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 142470

  51. Main Street.
    LEWIS, Sinclair. Main Street.

    New York : 1920

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 122949

  52. The Story of Doctor Dolittle.
    LOFTING, Hugh. The Story of Doctor Dolittle.

    New York : 1920

    First edition, first printing, of the first title in the Doctor Dolittle series. Though born in England, Lofting settled in Connecticut and had his first book published in New York. The book is attractively illustrated with his own naïve pen-and-ink drawings. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 127454

  53. Of Human Bondage.
    MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. Of Human Bondage.

    New York : 1936

    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 483 of 751 copies signed by both author and artist. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915 and Maugham contributed a new foreword for this handsome illustrated edition. Randolph Schwabe (1885-1948) "was a draughtsmen, painter and etcher who was the Slade Professor of Fine Art at University... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 117173

  54. They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
    McCOY, Horace. They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

    New York : 1935

    First edition, first printing. McCoy's first book, "an impressive depiction of the dark underside of Hollywood during the depression, exposing a milieu that undermined human dignity and destroyed dreams of success" (American National Biography). It was the basis of the 1969 film by Sydney Pollack starring Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin and Gig Young. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 61986

  55. 138865
    MILNE, A. A. Winnie-the-Pooh.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression, of this much loved children's classic. Learn More
    £2,950.00

    Stock Code: 138865

  56. [The Pooh books:]
    MILNE, A. A. [The Pooh books:]

    London : 1924-8

    First editions, first impressions. When We Were Young is a first first state, with the contents page ix unnumbered and also has a presentation stamp to the title page. The little bear described by Christopher Milne in his autobiography as his "inseparable companion" has also become the inseparable companion of generations of children, often remaining... Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 133547

  57. The House at Pooh Corner.
    MILNE, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner.

    London : 1928

    Signed limited edition, large paper copy, number 85 of 350 copies signed by both the author and the illustrator. The House at Pooh Corner, the final Pooh book, was received by critics with a delight tinged by sadness. "The Times Literary Supplement congratulated Milne on avoiding 'the temptation to repeat his successful formula mechanically', though... Learn More
    £5,750.00

    Stock Code: 131996

  58. Gone With the Wind.
    MITCHELL, Margaret. Gone With the Wind.

    New York : 1936

    First edition, first printing, with the copyright date May 1936. Learn More
    £4,250.00

    Stock Code: 139157

  59. Under The Net.
    MURDOCH, Iris. Under The Net.

    London : 1954

    First edition, first impression, of the author's first novel. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 48515

  60. Lolita.
    NABOKOV, Vladimir. Lolita.

    Paris : 1955

    First edition, first impression, of one of the most notorious books published in the 20th century, published three years before the American edition and four before the London. Learn More
    £3,850.00

    Stock Code: 96183

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