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Modern First Editions
Live
Venue address
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’S
London
SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
Modern First Editions

Auction dates
28 Mar 2019 10:30 GMT
Viewing dates
25 Mar 2019 09:30 - 17:30 GMT
26 Mar 2019 09:30 - 17:30 GMT
27 Mar 2019 09:30 - 17:30 GMT
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 %
Online commission
5 %
Accepted cards
There are 77 lots within this auction
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Brand
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Ɵ Richard Adams, Watership Down, first edition, signed by the author [London, Rex Collings, 1972]
1,200 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Ɵ Richard Adams, Works, many signed by the author [most London, 1974-2000]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim, first edition, signed by the author [London, Victor Gollancz, 1953]
3,500 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Ɵ Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim and other works, first editions, most signed [London, 1953-1991]
1,000 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Ɵ Kingsley Amis, Works, most first editions, many signed [most UK, 1958-1995]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Martin Amis, The Rachel Papers and Dead Babies, author's first two novels, first editions
320 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Kingsley Amis “Robert Markham”
500 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Martin Amis, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most London, 1978-2014]
420 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Margaret Atwood, The Edible Woman, first UK and Canadian editions, signed by the author
350 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Margaret Atwood, the Early Works, first Canadian editions, signed by the author
280 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale, first Canadian and English editions, signed by the author
750 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Ɵ Margaret Atwood, Works, first and limited editions, majority signed [Canada and UK, 1977-2015]
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Iain Banks, Works, first editions, signed by the author [most London, 1984-2007]
1,100 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Beryl Bainbridge, near-complete set of Works, including novels, short stories and non-fiction
480 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Julian Barnes, Works, first and limited editions, most signed by the author
1,700 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ A.S. Byatt, Works including complete set of novels, first editions, signed by the author
750 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ Peter Carey, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and Australia, 1974-2017]
1,300 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ John Maxwell Coetzee, Dusklands, first edition, signed by the author [Johannesburg, 1974]
240 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Ɵ John Maxwell Coetzee, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author
2,600 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ Walter de la Mare
110 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Isak Dinesen, Last Tales, first edition [New York, Random House, 1957]
160 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Ɵ Margaret Drabble, A Summer Bird-Cage, first edition, signed by the author
600 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ Margaret Drabble, Works, first and special editions, most signed by the author
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Daphne du Maurier, The Apple Tree, first edition
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Sebastian Faulks, The Works, first editions, signed by the author [London, 1984 – 2018]
750 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ William Golding “W.G. Golding”
2,500 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ William Golding, Poems, with later autograph note signed by the author [London, Macmillan, 1934]
1,700 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ William Golding, Lord of the Flies, first edition, dedication copy signed by the author
9,000 GBP
3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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Ɵ William Golding, The Ladder and the Tree, privately printed limited edition, first state,
1,200 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ William Golding, Lord of the Flies, plus a near-complete set of works, first editions
6,500 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ William Golding, Lord of the Flies, together with collected works, first and limited editions
5,500 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Ɵ Seamus Heaney, Death of a Naturalist, first edition, signed by the author [London, Faber and Faber
1,600 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Seamus Heaney, four pamphlets, signed by the author [various UK, 1969-1999]
500 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Seamus Heaney, Works, first or limited editions, many signed by the author
3,200 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Joseph Heller, Something Happened, first edition, signed by the author
200 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Ɵ Nick Hornby, Works, signed by the author [London and New York, 1992 – 2009]
320 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, first edition, signed by the author
12,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited, and Island, together two first editions
1,000 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Richard Hughes, A High Wind in Jamaica, first edition [London, Chatto & Windus, 1929]
0 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ Kazuo Ishiguro
1,700 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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Ɵ Laurie Lee, The Sun my Monument, first edition in book form, Iris Murdoch's personal copy
240 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Laurie Lee, Cider with Rosie, first edition, signed by the author
500 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Laurie Lee, Works, most first editions and signed by the author [various UK, 1944-1991]
400 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Doris Lessing, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most London, 1950–2007]
1,400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Molly Lefebure, Works, first editions, signed by the author [Various, 1974-1991]
0 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Penelope Lively, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1970-2003]
420 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Ian McEwan, the Complete Novels and early Short Stories, all first or limited editions
1,800 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ John McGahern, Works including complete set of novels, first editions, signed by the author
1,700 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Bernard MacLaverty, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK, 1977-2017]
160 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Timothy Mo, The complete Novels, first editions [London, 1978-2012]
0 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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Ɵ Edna O'Brien, the Complete Novels, plus short stories and dramas, first and limited editions
950 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier, first edition [London, Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1937]
500 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ George Orwell, The Lion and The Unicorn, first edition [London, Secker & Warburg, 1941]
400 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ George Orwell, Animal Farm, A Fairy Story, first edition
3,200 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition [London, Secker & Warburg, 1949]
1,100 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Mervyn Peake, The Gormenghast Trilogy, first editions [UK, 1946-1959]
480 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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W. Heath Robinson, Female figure over Sydney Harbour, original watercolour illustration,
1,700 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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W. Heath Robinson, original illustration entitled “Sydney”, ink on thick cream paper
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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