Fiction & Literature

Fiction & Literature

ATWOOD, Margaret | The Blind Assassin
London, Bloomsbury 2000, hbk, 522pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 1st imp

The dj without ‘Winner of the Booker Prize 2000’ on the front cover.

Fine.

$15

ATWOOD, Margaret | The Blind Assassin
London, Bloomsbury 2000, hbk, 522pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 7th imp

The dj with ‘Winner of the Booker Prize 2000’ on the front cover.

Fine.

 $10

ATWOOD, Margaret | Oryx and Crake
London, Bloomsbury 2003, hbk, 374pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$10

ATWOOD, Margaret | Oryx and Crake
London, Virago 2009, B pbk, 436pp, 1st imp

Fine.

$5

BAKER, Jo | Longbourn
London, Black Swan 2014, 461pp, 1st edn 2nd imp

Very good.

$3.50

BANVILLE, John | Eclipse
London, Picador [date?], B pbk, 214pp, isbn 033048222X,1st edn 3rd imp

UK edn.

Very good.

$3.50

BANVILLE, John | Eclipse
London, Picador [date? post-2007], B pbk, 214pp, 9780330482226, 1st edn 6th imp

Canadian edn.

Fine.

$5

BANVILLE, John | The Untouchable
London, Picador 1997, B pbk, 405pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good.

$5

BARKHAM, Patrick | The Butterfly Isles
London, Granta 2010, pbk, 21×15 cm, 361pp, proof copy

Fine.

$15

BARNES, Julian | Arthur & George
London, Vintage 2006, B pbk, 505pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good.

BARNES, Julian | England, England
London, Jonathan Cape 1998, hbk, 266pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

BARNES, Julian | Flaubert’s Parrot 
London, Picador 2002, A pbk, 229pp, 1st imp

Fine.

$5

BARNES, Julian | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters
London, Picador 1990, B pbk, 309pp, 1st edn 7th imp

illus opp p124

Very good.

$5

BARNES, Julian | The Lemon Table
London, Picador 2011, B pbk, 213pp, 1st imp

Fine.

$5

BARNES, Julian | Love, etc
London, QPD 2000, C pbk, 250pp, 1st reprint 2000

Fine.

$5

CAPOTE, Truman | In Cold Blood
London, Hamish Hamilton 1966, hbk, 284pp, 1st British edn 1st imp

Very good; dj covered in plastic

$15

CAREY, Peter | The Chemistry of Tears
London, Faber & Faber 2012, C pbk, 271pp, 9780571279982

Fine.

$5

COETZEE, JM | Summertime
London, Harvill Secker 2009, brown cloth with dj, 22×14 cm, 265pp

Fine.

$5

COETZEE, JM | Boyhood
London, Vintage 1998, pbk, 19.5×12.5 cm, reprint

Very good.

$2.50

COETZEE, JM | Disgrace

Copy 1

London, Secker & Warburg 1999, black cloth with dj [without ‘Winner of the Booker
Prize 1999], 22×14 cm, 220pp, 1st edn 1st imp 1st state (Biddles Printers)

Fine.

$30

COETZEE, JM | Disgrace

Copy 2

London, Secker & Warburg 1999, black cloth with dj [with ‘Winner of the Booker Prize 1999], 22×14 cm, 220pp, 1st edn 1st imp 2nd state (Clays Printers)

Fine -. Small black felt pen mark on cover

$15

COETZEE, JM | Dusklands
London, Penguin 1983, pbk, 19.5×12.5 cm

Good. Tears to the top and bottom of the spine

$10

 

COETZEE, JM | In the Heart of the Country
London, Penguin 1977, 19.5×12.5 cm, 266pp, reprint

Very good

$5

COETZEE, JM | Life & Times of Michael K
London, Vintage 1998, pbk, 19.5×12.5 cm, 184pp, reprint

Very good.

$2.50

COETZEE, JM | Waiting For the Barbarians
London, Vintage 2004, pbk, 19.5 x12.5 cm, reprint

Fine.

$5

DUNMORE, Helen | Ice Cream
London, Penguin 2001, B pbk, 218pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

 

 

ENDO, Shusako | Wonderful Fool
London, Peter Owen 1974, hbk, 237pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about eight times between May 1980 and July 1987.

$15

FRANZEN, Jonathan | The Corrections
London, Fourth Estate, A pbk, 553pp, 1st edn 1st imp, export edn

Fine

$5

GHOSH, Amitav | Sea of Poppies
London, John Murray 2008, C pbk, 471pp, 9780719568961, 4th imp

Fine.

$5

GRAHAM, Winston | The Grove of Eagles
London, Hodder & Stoughton 1963, hbk, 576pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about 20 times between January 1966 and November 2003.

Includes the original library card.

$5

GRANT, Linda | We Had It So Good
London, Virago 2010, pbk, 21.5×13.5 cm, 358pp, proof copy

Fine.

$10

GLEESON, Janet | The Grenadillo Box
London, Bantom Books 2003, B pbk, 416pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

GLEESON, Janet | The Serpent in the Garden
London, Bantam Books 2004, B pbk, 412pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good. Pen mark to bottom edge

$3.50

GLEESON, Janet | The Thief Taker
London, Bantam Books 2005, B pbk, 363pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

GRENVILLE, Kate | The Secret River
London, Canongate 2006, B pbk, 349pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

GROSSMAN, Vasily | Life and Fate
London, Harvill Press 1995, C pbk, 880pp, 1st edn 8th imp

Fine.

$7.50

HADDON, Mark | The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
London, Jonathan Cape 2003, hbk, 272pp, 1st edn 14th imp

Fine.

$5

HEMINGWAY, Ernest | The Old Man and the Sea
London, Jonathan Cape 1954, 19.5×13 cm, 127pp, 7th reprint, dj by Hans Tisdall

Very good. The edges somewhat foxed and dusty; dj vg+, clipped (but not price clipped)

$40

HOLLINGHURST, Alan | The Stranger’s Child
London, Picador 2011, hbk, 564pp, 1st edn 3rd imp

Fine.

$5

HOLLINGHURST, Alan | The Spell
London, Vintage 1999, B pbk, 257pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

HOLLINGHURST, Alan | The Swimming Pool Library
London, Vintage 2006, B pbk, 288pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

HOPE, Christopher | My Chocolate Redeeemer
London, Atlantic Books, B pbk, 262pp, 1st imp

Fine.

$5

ISHIGURO, Kazuo | Never Let Me Go
London, Faber & Faber 2005, C pbk, 263pp, 0571224121

Fine.

$5

JONES, Lloyd | Mister Pip
London, John Murray 2006, hbk, 219pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good. Slight insect damage to top of front cover

$15

JOYCE, James | Ulysses
London, Penguin 1992, B pbk, 939pp, 8th impression

Very good.

$5

KIRINO, Natsuo | Grotesque
London, Harvill Secker 2007, C pbk, 467pp, 9781846550584

Fine.

$5

KIRINO, Natsuo | Out
London, Vintage 2004, B pbk, 520pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Very good.

$3.50

KNEALE, Matthew | English Passengers
London, Penguin 2001, B pbk, 462pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

KRYLOV, Ivan [PARES, Bernard (translator)] | Russian Fables
London, Penguin Books 1942, A pbk, 88pp, adverts

Good. Poor quality war time paper; the edges and covers foxed; small portion of one corner of front cover missing; the text clean and tight

$5

KUNZRU, Hari | The Impressionist
London, Penguin 2003, B pbk, 481pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

LARSON, Ǻsa | Until Thy Wrath Be Past
London, Maclehose Press 2011, C pbk, 326pp, 9780857050731

Fine.

$5

Le CARRE, John | Our Kind of Traitor
London, Viking 2010, pbk, 23×15, 306pp, proof copy

Fine.

$25

LESSING, Dorothy | The Golden Notebook
London, Harper Perennial Modern Classics 2007, B pbk, 576 + 16pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

LEVY, Andrea | Small Island
London, Headline 2004, B pbk, 533pp, 46th imp

Fine.

 

LEWYCKA, Marina | A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian
London, Penguin 2006, B pbk, 326pp, 1st edn 11th imp

Very good.

$3.50

LODGE, David | Author, Author
London, Penguin 2005, B pbk, 289pp, 2nd imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | The British Museum is Falling Down
London, Penguin 1983, B pbk, 174pp, 20th imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | A David Lodge Trilogy [Changing Places, Small Work, Nice Work]
London, Penguin 1993, B pbk, 897pp, 10th imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | Ginger, You’re Barmy
London, Penguin 1984, B pbk, 218pp, 17th imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | Home Truths
London, Penguin 2000, B pbk 143pp, 4th imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | How Far Can You Go?
London, Penguin 1981, B pbk, 244pp, 27th imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | Nice Work
London, Penguin 1989, B pbk, 384pp, 23rd imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | Paradise News
London, Penguin 1992, B pbk, 369pp, 24th imp

Fine.

$5

LODGE, David | Small World
London, Penguin 1985, B pbk, 339pp, 25th imp

Fine.

$5

McEWAN, Ian | Atonement
London, Jonathan Cape 2001, hbk, 372pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

McEWAN, IAN | The Child in Time
London, Vintage 2006, B pbk, 245pp, 1st imp

Fine.

$5

McEwan, Ian | Enduring Love
London, Vintage 2008, 245pp, 3rd imp

Fine.

$5

McEWAN, Ian | On Chesil Beach
London, Vintage 2008, B pbk, 166pp, 1st edn 6th imp

Fine.

$5

McEWAN, Ian | Saturday
London, Jonathan Cape 2005, hbk, 279pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

McEWAN, Ian | Saturday
London, Vintage 2006, B pbk, 279pp, 1st edn 3rd edn

Fine.

$5

 

MARANI, Diego | New Finnish Grammar
Cambridge, Dedalus 2011, B pbk, 187pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

MAY, Peter | The Black House
London, Quercus 2011, C pbk, 386pp, 9781849163859

Fine.

$10

MAY, Peter | The Lewis Man
London, Quercus 2012, C pbk, 373pp, 9781780870311, proof copy.

Sequel to The Black House

Fine.

$15

MITCHELL, David | Cloud Atlas
London, Sceptre 2004, C pbk, 529pp, 0340832371

Fine.

$5

MITCHELL, David | Black Swan Green
London, Sceptre 2006, C pbk, 371pp, 0340839260

Fine.

$5

NEATE, Patrick | The London Pigeon Wars
London, Penguin 2004, B pbk, 383pp, 1st edn 3rd imp

Fine.

$5

NEATE, Patrick | Twelve Bar Blues
London, Penguin 2002, B pbk, 401pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$5

PARK, Tony | African Sky
London, Quercus 2012, B pbk, 582pp, 1st edn 2nd imp

This edn published for the South African market.

Fine.

$5

PREISS, Byron (ed) | Raymond Chandler’s Marlowe
New York, IBooks 2003, pbk 26×16.5 cm, unpaginated, 1st edn 1st imp

Graphic novel.

Fine.

$5

PYNCHON, Thomas | V
London, Vintage 2000, B pbk, 492pp, 6th imp

Fine.

$5

RABAN, Jonathan | Surveillance
London, Picador 2006, C pbk, 327pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$10

RACHMAN, Tom | The Imperfectionists
London, Quercus 2010, hbk, 269pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$15

RAYNER, Jay | The Apologist
London, Atlantic Books 2004, hbk 16.5×12 cm, 437pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine.

$10

ROY, Arundhati | The God of Small Things
London, Flamingo 1997, hbk, 340pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine. The cover wrapped in plastic

$10

SEBOLD, Alice | The Lovely Bones
New York, Little, Brown 2002, hbk, 328pp + Acknowledgements, 1st edn 14th imp

Fine.

$5

SHRIVER, Lionel | The Post-Birthday World
London, Harper 2008, B pbk, 478pp + extras, 1st edn 5th imp

Very good.

$3.50

SINGER, Isaac Bashevis | The Spinoza of Market Street
London, Jonathan Cape 1973, blue cloth with dj, 20×13 cm, 214pp, reprint

Very good +.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about 20 times between June 1973 and April 1978.

$5

SPARK, Muriel | The Girls of Slender Means
London, Macmillan 1963, blue cloth with dj, 21×13 cm, 1st edn

Very good +.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about 35 times between December 1963 and June 1985.

$10

SPARK, Muriel | The Public Image
London, Macmillan 1968, blue cloth with dj, 21×13 cm, 192pp, 1st edn

Very good +.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about 20 times between April 1969 and September 1989.

$5

STEVENSON, DE | Five Windows
London, Collins 1961, green cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 319pp, reprint

Good. End pastedown torn.

$25

SWARUP, Vikas | Q & A
London, Black Swan 2006, 383pp, 12th imp

Fine.

$5

SWIFT, Graham | The Light of Day
London, Penguin 2004, B pbk, 323pp, 1st edn 17th imp

Fine.

$5

SWIFT, Graham | Waterland
London, Picador 1999, B pbk, 358pp, 24th imp

Fine.

$5

TENENBAUM, Samuel | The Wise Men of Chelm
New York, Thomas Yoseloff 1965, mauve cloth with dj, 21.5×14 cm, 176pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out nine times between November 1966 and April 1969

$5

THOMPSON, Kenneth | Member’s Lobby
London, Michael Joseph 1966, black cloth with dj, 20.5×13.5 cm, 223pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out eight times between March 1967 and November 1973

$5

TÓIBÍN, Colm | Brooklyn
London, Viking 2009, hbk, 252pp, 1st edn 5th imp

Bookshop and ‘As heard on BBC Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime’ stickers on front cover.

Fine.

$5

TÓIBÍN, Colm | The Heather Blazing
London, Picador 2001, B pbk, 243pp, 23rd imp

Fine.

$5

TYLER, LC | The Herring Seller’s Apprentice
London, Pan 2007, B pbk, 232pp, 1st edn 2nd imp

Fine.

$5

VAN GULIK, Robert | The Phantom of the Temple
London, Heinemann 1966, blue cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 205pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out 25+ times between May 1967 and July 1986

$20

VAN GULIK, Robert | The Red Pavilion
London, Heinemann 1964, blue cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 184pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out 45+ times between August 1965 and August 1987

$20

VAN GULIK, Robert | The Willow Pattern
London, Heinemann 1965, mauve cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 175pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about 40 times between August 1965 and July 1986

$100

VANN, David | Caribou Island
London, Penguin 2011, pbk, 20×13 cm, 294pp, proof copy

Fine.

$5

WILSON, Colin | The Philosopher’s Stone
London, Arthur Baker 1969, brown cloth with dj, 20×13.5 cm, 315pp

Very Good.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out approx. 25 times between November 1969 and 28 November 1996.

$35