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Lot of 26 volumes: comprising 11 of Sillitoe's first 12 regularly published books and his children's books

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Title: Lot of 26 volumes: comprising 11 of Sillitoe's first 12 regularly published books and his children's books Author: Sillitoe, Alan Place: London, New York, et al. Publisher: Date: 1959-1984 Description: Comprises: The author’s first seven works of fiction: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. Review slip, laid in. Knopf, 1959. * The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner. Knopf, 1960. * The General. Knopf, 1961. * Key to the Door. 2 copies: 1st U.K. Ed. (inscribed & signed by Sillitoe) & 1st U.S. Ed. W.H. Allen, 1961 / Knopf, 1962. * The Ragman’s Daughter. 2 copies: 1st U.K. & 1st U.S. Eds. W.H. Allen, 1963 / Knopf, 1964. * The Death of William Posters. 2 copies: 1st U.K. & 1st U.S. Eds. W.H. Allen / Knopf, 1965. * A Tree on Fire. 3 copies: 1st U.K. Advance Proof Copy (wrappers) & 1st U.K. Ed. (signed by Sillitoe), Macmillan, 1967; 1st U.S. Ed. Doubleday, 1968. * Author’s second and third work of poetry by a regular publishing house: A Falling Out of Love and Other Poems. W.H. Allen, 1964. * Love in the Environs of Voronezh and Other Poems. 3 copies: 1st U.K. Ed. & 2 copies of 1st U.S. Ed. Macmillan, 1968 / Doubleday, 1969. * Author’s first travel book: Road to Volgograd: [The young English novelist’s account of his recent trip to the Soviet Union]. 2 copies: 1st U.K. & 1st U.S. Eds. W.H. Allen / Knopf, 1964. * And the author’s children’s books, including his first: The City Adventures of Marmalade Jim. Illus. by Dorothy Rice. 4to. Dj. Macmillan, 1967. * Another copy, re-issue edition, illus. by Shelagh McGee. (Signed by Sillitoe). No dj. Robson, [1977]. * Big John and the Stars. 2 copies: both no dj. Robson, [1977]. * The Incredible Fencing Fleas. No dj. Robson, [1978]. * Marmalade Jim at the Farm. No dj. Robson, [1980]. * Marmalade Jim and the Fox. 2 copies: both no dj. Robson, [1984]. Together, 26 volumes. 8vo to 4to. Mostly cloth and/or boards, 18 with jackets; one wrapper-bound. First Editions, except one. Three with the signature of Alan Sillitoe. Lot Amendments Condition: Mild edge wear and rubbing mostly to older volumes and jackets; from very good to fine. Item number: 162335

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Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 324: Fine Modern Literature; Science Fiction; and Detective Fiction
Auktionsdatum: 26.01.2006
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