Fiction - Modern Literature Books
There are 126 books in this catalogue.
To Sir With Love.
Book Number: 29008
London: The Bodley Head. 1959. 5th 8vo. hardcover. 188pp. very good,small owner's name on fep. / very good, lightly foxed d/w.
Book Number: 65674
Jonathan Cape Ltd, London, 1995. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 451pp. Very good, light foxing to outer edge of text block. / Very good+ d/w.
Book Number: 65669
Bodley Head, London, 1982. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 221pp. Very good, light foxing. / Good+ creased d/w.
One Arm and Other Stories
Book Number: 65474
New Directions Publishing Corporation 1967. 8vo. softcover. 211pp. Very good, light foxing to outer page edges & rear cover.
Heaven Has No Favourites
Remarque, Erich Maria
Book Number: 65458
Panther 1964 8vo. softcover. 223pp. Good-, spine slanted, pages browned.
Book Number: 65449
London. Cape. 2006. 8vo hardcover 451pp. very good, page edges lightly toned. / very good d/w.
Book Number: 65395
Harville Press, London, 1995. 8vo. hardcover. 206pp. Very good, page edges toned. / Very good d/w.
Dark Diversions: A Traveler's Tale
Saul, John Ralston
Book Number: 65294
Penguin Books, 2012. 8vo. softcover. 321pp. Good, crease to rear corner.
Book Number: 65299
Penguin Books, London, 2002. 8vo. softcover. 342pp. Very good, some foxing.
The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald; A Selection With Notes by Malcolm Cowley
Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Notes by Malcolm Cowley; Illustrated by John Collier
Book Number: 65239
The Franklin Library, 1977. 8vo. full leather with gilt dec. & titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, maroon watered silk endpapers & pastedowns. Colour frontis, 586pp. Near Fine. Limited edition.
de Bernieres, Louis
Book Number: 63775
Alfred A Knopf, Sydney, 2001. Small 8vo hardcover 120pp illus. Very good / Very good+ d/w with slightly faded spine. Readers familiar with the epic sweep of Louis de Bernières' previous novels, and especially his phenomenally successful Captain Corelli's Mandolin, might be shocked by this small volume of (literally) shaggy dog stories. But those who have enjoyed the humour of those same novels will appreciate this sleeker, slimline de Bernières.nnIn 1998, de Bernières visited the mining towns of Western Australia and stumbled across a bronze statue of Red Dog (1971-1979) outside Dampier. Inspired by this legendary canine, he made another visit, collecting the stories of his life and gently fictionalising them. We follow Red Dog, the itinerant, resourceful, if flatulent hero (
Beyond the Pale and Other Stories
Book Number: 63610
The Folio Society, London, 2010. 8vo. hardcover in slipcase. New in plastic wrap.
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Book Number: 63424
Bantam Books 1969. 10th printing. 8vo. softcover. 370pp. Very good, page edges toned.
Back to Blood
Book Number: 63400
Jonathan Cape, UK 2012. 8vo. softcover. 706pp. Very good+.
Tales of Ordinary Madness
Book Number: 63279
City Lights Books, 1983 8vo softcover 238pp. Good+, bottom corner bumped.
The Rum Diary
Thompson, Hunter S.
Book Number: 63282
London Bloomsbury, 1998 8vo softcover 204pp very good, cover creased. This roman-a-clef is about a drunken young journalist. It is Hunter S. Thompson's only work of fiction.
A Fairly Honourable Defeat
Book Number: 63215
Chatto & Windus, London, 1970. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 402pp. Very good, foxing to outer page edges. / Very good clipped d/w.
The White Man in the Tree and Other Stories
Book Number: 26727
Jonathan Cape, 2001 8vo hardcover 301pp. very good, spine slanted, page edges toned. / very good d/w. "The White Man in the Tree" is a comedy of cultural misunderstanding set in the Caribbean, New York and Paris, a novella and eight stories about people who, because of their differences, misjudge each other.
On The Road. The Original Scroll
Book Number: 62373
Penguin Books, 2007 8vo. hardcover. Very good, some light foxing, mainly o outer page edges.
Theory Of War
Book Number: 40163
Andre Deutsch 1993 8vo hardcover 209pp. very good / very good d/w.
Book Number: 60530
Victor Gollancz., London., 1951 8vo. hardcover. 280pp. very good. / Fair foxed d/w torn & chipped at spine ends.
Book Number: 50735
London: Viking, 1988. First edition 8vo. hardcover. very good /very good d/w with slightly faded spine.
Anton Chekhov: Short Stories
Chekhov, Anton, Illustrated by Debra McFarlane
Book Number: 33848
London: The Folio Society 1974 8vo. yellow illustrated cloth hardcover. 259pp. b/w illus. very good+, slightly faded spine. / very good slipcase.