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Auction No 413, Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT

216 Lots (displaying 21 - 40)

Alice Walker "The Color Purple", Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, the 10th Anniversary edition, 1st printing, signed by the author on title page.

Lot: 21

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £100
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Alice Walker The Color Purple, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, the 10th Anniversary edition, 1st printing, signed by the author on title page. Fine, in complete d/jkt and Waterstone's publicity band, the jacket with some slight creasing at periphery.

Ted Hughes "Birthday Letters", Faber, 1998, quarter-cloth, gilt, No.57 of 300 numbered copies, signed by the author, in acetate jacket. Fine

Lot: 22

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £150 - £200
SOLD £220
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Ted Hughes Birthday Letters, Faber, 1998, quarter-cloth, gilt, No.57 of 300 numbered copies, signed by the author, in acetate jacket. Fine

Pat Barker signed Viking first editions of "The Eye in the Door", "The Ghost Road", and "Another World"; plus an unsigned first of "Regeneration".

Lot: 23

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £30
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Pat Barker signed Viking first editions of The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road, and Another World; plus an unsigned first of Regeneration. All fine, in fine d/jkts. (4)      

Iain M. Banks "Inversions", Orbit, 1998, 1st Edition, signed by the author on title page, fine in a fine complete d/jkt,

Lot: 24

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £36
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Iain M. Banks Inversions, Orbit, 1998, 1st Edition, signed by the author on title page, fine in a fine complete d/jkt, and Waterstone's publicity band.           

Bill Bryson "A Walk in the Woods", Doubleday, 1997, First edition in complete d/jkt, signed by the author on title page. Very fine.

Lot: 25

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £32
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Bill Bryson A Walk in the Woods, Doubleday, 1997, First edition in complete d/jkt, signed by the author on title page. Very fine. 

Nick Hornby "High Fidelity", 1995, and "About a Boy", 1998, both Gollancz 1st Editions signed by the author on title page, in complete d/jkts.

Lot: 26

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £38
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Nick Hornby High Fidelity, 1995, and About a Boy, 1998, both Gollancz 1st Editions signed by the author on title page, in complete d/jkts. Very fine. (2)

A selection of signed first editions, all in complete d/jkts, fine condition; plus an unsigned first of Iain Banks "The Crow Road". (12)

Lot: 27

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £86
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A selection of signed first editions, all in complete d/jkts, fine condition; plus an unsigned first of Iain Banks The Crow Road. (12)     

Leo Tolstoy "War and Peace", Folio Society, illustrated by Igor Karash, 2014, first printing, two volumes in slipcase, very fine,

Lot: 28

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £88
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Leo Tolstoy War and Peace, Folio Society, illustrated by Igor Karash, 2014, first printing, two volumes in slipcase, very fine, the base of the slipcase with slight shelfwear. 

James Joyce "Ulysses", Easton Press, 1996, illustrations by Henri Matisse, bound in full leather, gilt, very fine.

Lot: 29

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £68
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James Joyce Ulysses, Easton Press, 1996, illustrations by Henri Matisse, bound in full leather, gilt, very fine.

William Faulkner novels published by Easton Press, 1998, all in full leather, gilt, some faint offset of the gilding affecting front boards o/w VF

Lot: 30

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £54
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William Faulkner novels published by Easton Press, 1998, all in full leather, gilt, some faint offset of the gilding affecting front boards o/w VF. (5)   

Henry James novels published by Easton Press, 1994, all in full leather, gilt, very fine. (6)

Lot: 31

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £62
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Henry James novels published by Easton Press, 1994, all in full leather, gilt, very fine.  (6)

Edith Wharton novels published by Easton Press, 1994, all in full leather, gilt, very fine. (4)

Lot: 32

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £46
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Edith Wharton novels published by Easton Press, 1994, all in full leather, gilt, very fine. (4)                  

James Boswell "The Life of Samuel Johnson", 3 vols, and "The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides", Easton Press 1993, all in full leather, gilt,

Lot: 33

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £42
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James Boswell The Life of Samuel Johnson, 3 vols, and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Easton Press 1993, all in full leather, gilt, very fine. (4)

Ayn Rand "Atlas Shrugged", two vols, and "The Fountainhead", two vols, Easton Press, 1989, all in full leather, gilt, very fine. (4)

Lot: 34

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
SOLD £68
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Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged, two vols, and The Fountainhead, two vols, Easton Press, 1989, all in full leather, gilt, very fine. (4)

A selection of Easton Press leather bound volumes in very fine condition including Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson & Tennyson. (10)

Lot: 35

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £100
SOLD £105
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A selection of Easton Press leather bound volumes in very fine condition including Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson & Tennyson. (10)

A selection of American Literature, all Easton Press leather bound volumes in very fine condition. (6)

Lot: 36

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £62
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A selection of American Literature, all Easton Press leather bound volumes in very fine condition. (6)  

Richard F. Burton "The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night" together with "Supplemental Nights", Easton Press, 1994, set of 17 volumes,

Lot: 37

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £150 - £200
SOLD £185
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Richard F. Burton The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night together with Supplemental Nights, Easton Press, 1994, set of 17 volumes, leather bound, gilt, very fine, all bar one still in shrinkwrap. (17)

Crime Fiction selection with several first editions, all (bar one) in dustjackets, mixed condition. (36)

Lot: 38

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £20
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Crime Fiction selection with several first editions, all (bar one) in dustjackets, mixed condition. (36)  

Crime Fiction UK first editions, a selection in d/jkts, in mixed condition; Agatha Christie's "After the Funeral" a poor copy in a VG d/jkt

Lot: 39

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £20
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Crime Fiction UK first editions, a selection in d/jkts, in mixed condition; Agatha Christie's After the Funeral a poor copy in a VG d/jkt, complete though edgeworn, small internal tape-repair; Raymond Chandler's The Long Good-Bye near fine in a damaged d/jkt with pieces missing. (6)

Crime Fiction selection, all (bar one) first editions in d/jkts; mixed condition, Colin Watson's rare "Coffin Scarcely Used" (1958) in a VG d/jkt

Lot: 40

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £15
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Crime Fiction selection, all (bar one) first editions in d/jkts; mixed condition, Colin Watson's rare Coffin Scarcely Used (1958) in a VG d/jkt has the front endpaper removed and foxing to half-title. (9)