Topic: MODERN FIRSTS [x]
Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd [x]
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1957.
Stated First Printing. Fine (appears unread) black boards with bright gilt lettering and undiminished green top stain, in a Near Fine (two odd dabs of more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington
New York: Macmillan, 1925.
First Printing (published March, 1925, with no additional printings noted). Fine burgundy cloth boards with crisp white labels printed in black; lacking the dust jacket. more
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
First Printing (number line descending to "1" on the copyright page). As New and apparently unread. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only more
New York: Norton, 2002.
First Edition (so stated, with full number line). As New (and unread) copy of the author's first book, a collection of stories that won the more
MERRILL, James (1926-1995)
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
First Edition (so stated). Tall 8vo; viii, 96, pp. Publisher's original gray cloth, the spine stamped brightly in gilt, the upper cover lettered in blind, more
London: Jonathan Cape, 1956.
First Printing. Near Fine (offsetting to end papers) publisher's red boards with bright silver lettering and a beautiful lavender top stain, in a Near Fine more
BATES, H[erbert] E[rnest], 1905-1974
Boston: Little, Brown, 1959.
First American Edition (so stated). Publisher's mustard-yellow cloth, the spine lettered in black, in an illustrated dust jacket priced at $3.75. A Fine copy, probably more
New York: Knopf, 1965.
Stated First Edition. A Fine copy (save for a very sweet inscription in a lovely hand), quarter-bound in publisher's green cloth over green boards, with more
DINESEN, Isak [Baroness Karen von Blixen], 1885-1962
New York: Random House, 1963.
First Printing, so stated. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket but for two flaws: previous owner's name in ink to the FFEP and more
London: Chatto and Windus, 1962.
First UK Printing (no additional printings noted). Fine (probably unread) copy of the author's scarce first book in a Near Fine (moderate fading of spine, more
MARQUEZ, Gabriel Garcia
New York: Harper Collins, 1990.
First Edition (so stated, with full number line), collecting The Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the Colonel, and Chronicle of a Death Foretold. 8vo: more
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959.
Translated from the Italian by Lily Duplaix. First Printing (so stated); 8vo, 306pp. Fine (and likely unread) publisher's quarter-bound mustard-colored spine lettered in black with more
Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, Great Britain: Gold Cockerel Press, 1925.
Octavo; 81pp. Oatmeal-colored quarter cloth over matching paper-covered boards, with a paper spine label and deckled edges. No. 17 of 500 numbered copies. Fine and more
MILLER, Arthur (1915-2005)
New York: Viking Press, 1964.
First printing. Tall 8vo; , 129, pp. Publisher's patterned paper-covered boards with a maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt; in a typographic dust jacket priced more
KONIGSBERGER [KONING], Hans (1921-2007)
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958.
First Edition (so stated) of the author's first novel. Publisher's slate-gray linen, spine and upper cover stamped in red and gilt, top edge stained yellow, more
London: Secker & Warburg, 1961.
First Impression. Publisher's green cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, About Fine (dusty top edge, light toning to page tops), in a price-clipped dust jacket more
Mencken, H[enry] L[ouis]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941.
First Edition (so stated). About Fine (very slightly age-toned) oatmeal cloth over boards, all corners and binding square and tight, in a Near Fine (a more
SAROYAN, William (1908-1981)
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950.
First Edition (so stated). 8vo: xxxix,,276pp. Publisher's maroon cloth, spine stamped in gilt, price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. Virtually pristine (but for few stray spots on more
Hartley, L[eslie] P[oles]
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1954.
First Impression. Near Fine or better (spotted end papers and fore edge, slight spine roll) publisher's French blue cloth, the spine lettered in silver; in more
HEYWARD, Du Bose
New York: Macmillan, 1924.
First Printing of the author's first book of poetry. Small 8vo, vii, 74pp. Publisher's quarter-bound cloth spine lettered in gilt (still bright) with royal blue more