18 Poems

The author’s first book of poems. This is the Fortunate Press edition. 2nd edition with the Knole Park Press imprint at the foot of the last page.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

A Moveable Feast

Previous owner’s name to the fep. with a small abrasion where something has been rubbed out. Booksellers label to the paste-down. Tape reinforcement to the top and bottom edges of the jacket. The jacket is price clipped. Red tint to top-edge.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Across the River and into the Trees.

The first UK edition published three days before the American edition. Very minor edge-wear to the jacket. Top and bottom inside edges of the jacket reinforced with tape. Untrimmed lower-edge.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Adventures in the Skin Trade.

A crisp first edition of this work.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Brave New World

Brave New World was Huxley’s fifth novel and first dystopian work inspired by the Utopian novels of H. G. Wells. Front free end paper and rear prelim removed. Splitting to the gutter to the front and rear paste-downs. Some light foxing throughout.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Die Herinneringe van J C de Waal.

Afrikaans. Previous owner’s details and small bookseller’s label on ffep. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Eyeless in Gaza.

Previous owners names on front free end page. Boards are lightly stained. Edge-wear. Bumping to spine edges. Light fraying to corners.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

For Whom the Bell Tolls

A very good first British edition with only minor wear to the book. The jacket has some edge wear with a 4 x 1.5cm piece of loss to the front top corner of the spine. Tape has been used to stabilise the top and bottom edges of the jacket. Both flyleafs have their corners clipped. Untrimmed lower-edge.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Heaven & Hell

Age toning to free end papers with foxing to the rear paper. Browning to all edges

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Our Man in Havana.

A crisp square copy of this first edition.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Aristos. A Self-Portrait in Ideas.

A collection of several hundred philosophical aphorisms. Small bookseller’s label on front paste-down. A near perfect copy of this first edition with the very minimum of handling marks.

Price – $250.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

The Complaisant Lover. A Comedy.

A fine copy of this two act play.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

The Doctor and the Devils

(From the story by Donald Taylor). “Written in the form of a film scenario, it is a gripping and dramatic story, based on the case of the murderers Burke and Hare in Edinburgh more than 100 years ago. Two keepers of a slum lodging-house murder the weakest and loneliest of their lodgers in exchange for money from Thomas Rock, the brilliant lecturer in anatomy.”

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Eagle Has Two Heads

An English adaptation by Ronald Duncan, of the play L’Aigle a deux Tetes”” . Previous owner’s name on the fep.

The End of the Affair

Some age toning to the prelims. Minor foxing to fore-edge. Very light tide marks to pg’s 1-4 and a bookseller’s label to the front pastedown. The inside edges of the jacket have been reinforced with clear tape. Some light soiling to the jacket.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Essential Hemingway

This work containing one complete novel, extracts from three others, twenty-three short stories and a chapter from Death in the Afternoon. A 4.5 x 1.5cm chip missing from the top edge of the jacket at the spine. Tape reinforcing to the top and bottom edges of the jacket.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-700.00)

The Heart of the Matter.

Book Society bookplate to the front fep. Some light rubbing to the dust jacket at the spine. A 1cm closed tear to the top edge of the back panel of the jacket.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Inheritors

An exciting science fiction novel of man’s predecessors, concerning the extinction of one of the last remaining tribes of Neanderthals at the hands of the more sophisticated Homo sapiens. A crisp clean copy. Dust jacket art by Anthony Gross.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

The Kevin Woods Story. In the Shadow of Mugabe’s Gallows

After enduring nearly twenty years of living hell in Mugabe’s prisons in Zimbabwe the author was freed in 2006.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Lost Childhood and Other Essays.

Tape reinforcing to the corners and edges of the jacket. The Lost Childhood and Other Essays is a collection of essays and book reviews by Graham Greene published in 1951. Two of its four parts, Personal Prologue and Personal Postscript, comprise seven invaluable pieces of autobiography.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Magus

An unusually good first edition of this novel.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

The Power and the Glory

A remarkably clean copy of the first edition of this work. The smallest amount of wear to the head and foot of the spine and bumping to the fore-edges. Many copies of this first edition were destroyed when a bomb fell on the publishers’ warehouse district around Fleet Street during the Blitz. One of Greene’s scarcest titles. Small stamp ‘colonial edition’ to the rear free end paper.

Price – $500.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

The Quiet American

A crisp, clean first edition of this work.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

The Spire.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

To Have and Have Not.

A later reprint of this classic work. Tape reinforcing to the top and bottom inside edge of the dust jacket. One small blemish to the jacket at the spine and a small closed tear to the front panel.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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