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A series of first or first English editions
Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling et al, 1901-1983
MODERN LITERATURE. Group of 13 first or first English editions. London and other places: 1901-1983.

Twentieth-century literature in English including works by Conrad, Sean OCasey, V.S. Naipaul; several limited editions and signed copies. Comprises: CONRAD, Joseph. Typhoon. William Heinemann, 1903. Original cloth. * BUTLER, Samuel. The Way of All Flesh. Grant Richards, 1903. Provenance: A.B. Walkley, drama critic at the Times (ownership signature). Original cloth. * HUDSON, W. R. Green Mansions. Duckworth, 1904. * KIPLING, Rudyard. Collected Verse. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Quarto. Original vellum. Limited edition, one of 500 copies on handmade paper. (Vellum bowing, ribbons torn.) * SACKVILLE, Margaret. Poems. London: 1923. Signed, limited edition, no. 10 of 50 copies. * HARRIS, Frank. My Life. Paris and Nice: privately printed, 1922-1927. 3 volumes. Original cloth (spine ends chipped). * O'CASEY, Sean. Two Plays: Juno and the Paycock, The Shadow of a Gunman. Macmillan, 1925. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by the author: “To Adelaide Barrington, fair daughter of Venus, on the occasion of her twenty-first birthday, 1925, from Sean O’Casey.” Original cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. * SITWELL, Edith. The Collected Poems. London: Duckworth, 1930. * PATON, Alan. Cry, the Beloved Country. Jonathan Cape, 1948. (Jacket price-clipped.) * NAIPAUL, V.S. A House for Mr Biswas. London: Andre Deutsch, [1961]. A fine, review copy, with the publisher's slip laid in. * FOWLES, John. The Magus. Boston: Little, Brown, 1965. * FOWLES, John. Daniel Martin. Jonathan Cape, [1977]. Signed. * DONLEAVY, J. P. Leila. Franklin Library, 1983. Signed, limited first edition.

Together, 15 volumes. Octavo and quarto. Original cloth or boards and dust jackets except as noted. (Condition varies, majority in near fine condition.)
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