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Datum der Auktion: 28.03.2019

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Richard Adams, Watership Down, first edition, signed by the author [London...

Richard Adams, Watership Down, first edition, signed by the author [London, Rex Collings, 1972] complete with large folding map, title signed Yours sincerely, Richard Adams, some faint scattered spotting to preliminary and penultimate leaves and pastedowns, original brown cloth, gilt vignette to

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Richard Adams, Works, many signed by the author [most London, 1974-2000]

Richard Adams, Works, many signed by the author [most London, 1974-2000] a group of 24 volumes, comprising: Shardik (1974, inscribed by the author, closed tears to lower edges of dust-jacket), Nature Through the Seasons (1975, price clipped), The Tiger Voyage (1976), The Plague Dogs (1977), The

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim, first edition, signed by the author [London...

Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim, first edition, signed by the author [London, Victor Gollancz, 1953] complete, signed and dated by the author on front free endpaper Kingsley Amis, February 1954, original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, spine very slightly faded and ends a little bumped, original

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim and other works, first editions, most signed...

Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim and other works, first editions, most signed [London, 1953-1991] a group of 9 works, including one letter, comprising: Lucky Jim (1953, upper hinge a little loose, author's signature loosely inserted on plain paper slip, dust-jacket extremities chipped with slight loss

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Kingsley Amis, Works, most first editions, many signed [most UK, 1958-1995]

Kingsley Amis, Works, most first editions, many signed [most UK, 1958-1995] a group of 48 volumes, comprising: That Uncertain Feeling (1955, author's signature on a piece of card loosely inserted), I Like it Here (1958, author's signature on a piece of paper loosely inserted), Take a Girl Like You

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Martin Amis, The Rachel Papers and Dead Babies, author’s first two novels...

Martin Amis, The Rachel Papers and Dead Babies, author's first two novels, first editions, signed by the author [London, 1973-1975] 2 volumes, comprising: The Rachel Papers (1973, pencil inscription removed from front free endpaper, dust-jacket very slightly creased along outer edges, corners of

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Kingsley Amis “Robert Markham”

Kingsley Amis Robert Markham, Colonel Sun, first edition, signed by the author under both names [London, Jonathan Cape, 1968] complete, title signed under pseudonym Robert Markham and Kingsley Amis, original black boards, spine lettered in gilt, original dust-jacket, small closed tear along lower

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Martin Amis, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most...

Martin Amis, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most London, 1978-2014] a group of 22 volumes, comprising: Success (1978, spine of dust-jacket very slightly faded), Other People (1981), Invasion of the Space Invaders (1982, introduction by Steven Spielberg, printed card

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Margaret Atwood, The Edible Woman, first UK and Canadian editions, signed...

Margaret Atwood, The Edible Woman, first Canadian and English editions, signed by the author [London and Toronto, 1969] a pair, comprising: the first Canadian edition (1969, label removed from half-title, original cloth, dust-jacket designed by Charles Patcher, spine faded, corners and spine ends

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Margaret Atwood, the Early Works, first Canadian editions, signed by the...

Margaret Atwood, the Early Works, first Canadian editions, signed by the author [Canada, most Toronto, 1970-1977] a group of 6 works, comprising: The Journals of Susanna Moodie (1970, original printed wrappers), Survival (1972), Surfacing (1972), Lady Oracle (1976), Dancing Girls, and other Stories

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale, first Canadian and English editions...

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale, first Canadian and English editions, signed by the author [London & Toronto, 1985] a pair, comprising: the first Canadian edition (1985, original cloth-backed boards, spine ends a little bumped, dust-jacket extremities slightly faded, small closed tear along

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Margaret Atwood, Works, first and limited editions, majority signed [Canada...

Margaret Atwood, Works, first and limited editions, most signed [Canada and UK, 1977-2015] a group of 48 volumes, comprising: Dancing Girls (1977, unsigned, price clipped), Lady Oracle (1977), Days of the Rebels (1977), Life Before Man (1979), Life Before Man (1980), Anna's Pet (1980, original

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Iain Banks, Works, first editions, signed by the author [most London...

Iain Banks, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most London, 1984-2007] a group of 16 volumes, comprising: The Wasp Factory (1984, authors first work), Walking on Glass (1985), The Bridge (1986), Espedair Street (1987), Cleaning Up (1987, number 454 of 500 copies, card

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Beryl Bainbridge, near-complete set of Works, including novels, short...

Beryl Bainbridge, near-complete set of Works, including novels, short stories and non-fiction, first editions, signed by the author [most London, 1967-2005] a group of 22 volumes, comprising: A Weekend with Claud (1967, authors first novel, booklabel removed from pastedown, a few chips and creases

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Julian Barnes “Dan Kavanagh”, Works, first editions, signed by the author...

Julian Barnes Dan Kavanagh, Works, first editions, signed by the author [various UK, 1980-1987] a group of 4 volumes, comprising: Duffy (1980, price clipped), Fiddle City (1981, lower edge of dust-jacket slightly creased), Putting the Boot In (1985), Going to the Dogs (1987), all signed Dan

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Julian Barnes, Works, first and limited editions, most signed by the author...

Julian Barnes, Works, first and limited editions, most signed by the author [most London, 1980-2016] a group of 30 volumes, comprising: Metroland (1980, price clipped), Before She Met Me (1982), Flaubert's Parrot (1984), Staring at the Sun (1986), A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters (1989

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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A.S. Byatt, Works including complete set of novels, first editions, signed...

A.S. Byatt, Works including complete set of novels, first editions, signed by the author [London, 19642011] a group of 23 volumes, comprising: Shadow of a Sun (1964, authors first work, endpapers a little spotted, spine of dust-jacket a faded), Degrees of freedom (1965, small closed tear to lower

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Peter Carey, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and Australia...

Peter Carey, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and Australia, 1974-2017] a group of 32 volumes, comprising: The Fat Man in History (1974, , Australian edition dust-jacket torn along upper crease without loss), War Crimes (1979, dust-jacket spine faded), The Fat Man in History (1980

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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John Maxwell Coetzee, Dusklands, first edition, signed by the author...

John Maxwell Coetzee, Dusklands, first edition, signed by the author [Johannesburg, 1974] complete, bookseller's label to front free endpaper, original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, original dust-jacket, slightly chipped with fractional loss to head and tail of spine, lightly foxed, overall

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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John Maxwell Coetzee, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the...

John Maxwell Coetzee, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most UK and South Africa, 1974-2013] a group of 29 volumes, comprising: Dusklands (1974, first South African edition, booklabel to front free endpaper, endpapers spotted, dust-jacket slightly chipped at head and tail of

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Walter de la Mare

Walter de la Mare, The Connoisseur and other stories, first edition, signed by the author [London, W. Collins and Sons, 1926] complete, signed by the author on title, clean and crisp copy, marbled endpapers, contemporary half morocco, spine gilt in compartments within raised bands, lettered in gilt

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Isak Dinesen, Last Tales, first edition [New York, Random House, 1957]

Isak Dinesen, Last Tales, first edition [New York, Random House, 1957] complete, pencil inscription removed from front free endpaper, gutters of pastedowns a little browned, original grey cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, spine ends and outer edges a little

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Margaret Drabble, A Summer Bird-Cage, first edition, signed by the author...

Margaret Drabble, A Summer Bird-Cage, first edition of the authors first novel, signed by the author [London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1962] complete, a few faint marks and stains to pastedowns and final free endpaper, original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, original dust-jacket designed by Quentin

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Margaret Drabble, Works, first and special editions, most signed by the...

Margaret Drabble, Works, first and special editions, most signed by the author [most London, 1964-2013] a group of 22 volumes, comprising: The Garrick Year (1964, dust-jacket covers a little soiled), The Millstone (1965, a few closed tears to dust-jacket without loss), Jerusalem the Golden (1967

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier, The Apple Tree, first edition [London, Victor Gollancz, 1952] complete, pastedowns and endpapers slightly browned else good condition, original red cloth, spine lettered in yellow, some letters a little discoloured, original dust-jacket designed by Biro, spine very slightly

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Sebastian Faulks, The Works, first editions, signed by the author [London...

Sebastian Faulks, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [London, 19842018] a group of 15 volumes, comprising: A Trick of the Light (1984, authors first work), The Girl at the Lion D'Or (1989), A Fool's Alphabet (1992), Birdsong (1993), The Fatal Englishman (1996), Charlotte Gray

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones’s Diary, first edition, signed by the author...

Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones's Diary, first edition, signed by the author [London, Picador, 1996] complete, signed by the author on title, excellent condition, original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, tail of spine a little creased, original dust-jacket, clean and crisp, 8vo; together with 4

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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William Golding “W.G. Golding”

William Golding W.G. Golding, Poems, with contemporary autograph letter signed by the author [London, Macmillan, 1934] complete, a few very faint scattered spots, original pale blue printed wrappers, original stitching, top and inner edges a little darkened, small ink mark to upper cover, overall

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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William Golding, Poems, with later autograph note signed by the author...

William Golding, Poems, with later autograph note signed by the author [London, Macmillan, 1934] complete, internally exceptionally clean, original pale blue printed wrappers, original stitching, spine a little darkened, contemporary ink annotation to upper cover Sent by Miss Balverby to be read in

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 28.03.2019

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William Golding, Lord of the Flies, first edition, dedication copy signed...

William Golding, Lord of the Flies, first edition, dedication copy signed by the author [London, Faber and Faber Ltd., 1954] complete, half-title with signed inscription from the author reading For John Dalton, with best wishes, William Golding, original red cloth, spine lettered in white, original

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 28.03.2019