Modern First Editions

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    Gardner, John – Licence Renewed

    (London: Jonathan Cape & Hodder and Stoughton, 1981) 1st edition. 8vo; original black boards; pictorial dustwrapper (successfully imitating the Chopping style); pp. 270. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn and a touch sunned on spine; regular browning; edges somewhat foxed. Good to very good condition. John Gardner has been writing thrillers since the early 1960s. … He […]

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    Greene, Graham – Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

    (London: The Bodley Head, 1980, 1st edition) 8vo; original green cloth; laminated dustwrapper; pp. 140. Dustwrapper slightly sunned; some light foxing. Very good condition. No one grabs your attention like Greene. Not only did he write with considerable power but he was an author of extraordinary range.” – David Howard in Golden Greene: The first […]

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    Harding, George – North of Bushman’s Rock

    (London: Robert Hale, 1965, First Edition) 8vo; original blue boards; dustwrapper; pp. 185. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR with the date 14 Sept ’65 on the front free endpaper. Dustwrapper (now housed in protector) sunned foxed and edgeworn with scuff to upper panel. Some spotting to endpapers and edges. Good condition. Adventure novel set in the […]

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    Jenkins, Geoffrey – The Watering Place of Good Peace

    (London: Collins, 1960, 1st edition) 8vo; original red boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 318. Dustwrapper a little damp-stained edgeworn and sunned on spine; spine slightly cocked; sporadic light foxing. Good condition. It was John Barrow who persuaded Ogilvie to leave the research unit at Pretoria and to work day and night to evolve and build an […]

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    Roth, Philip – Zuckerman Unbound

    (London: Jonathan Cape, 1981, 1st trade edition) 8vo; original turquoise cloth; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 225 + (ii). Dustwrapper sunned on spine with sellotape residue to flaps; small spill mark to top edge. Very good condition. Second in the trilogy of novels about writer Nathan Zuckerman by the Pulitzer prizewinning novelist.

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    Trapido, Barbara – The Travelling Hornplayer

    (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1998) 8vo; original black boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 245. Very good condition; lower panel of dustwrapper slightly rubbed; spine a little cocked; previous owner’s name and penned code on front free endpaper. Shifting from Worcestershire to Rome from Edinburgh to Northumberland from London to the Cotswolds The Travelling Hornplayer […]

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    Walker, Ken – The Barrier

    (Salisbury: Galaxie Press, 1972, First Edition) 8vo; original grey boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 339. Some edgewear to dustwrapper. Very good condition. Novel set in Rhodesia.

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    Watson, Jack – Conspire to Kill

    (Salisbury: Penn Medos, 1976, First Edition) 8vo; original red cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 243. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and edgeworn a few short tears with minimal loss. Top edge of cloth a little faded; endpapers browned. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper. Rhodesian novel. Imagine! Rhodesian […]

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