American Literature

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£175



London, Calder, 1964.

First edition. 8vo. Original boards. Dust-jacket, priced 42s.

The first UK edition of this famous counter-culture tale of an addict-hustler who travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the 'Interzone', a bizarre fantasy world.

American Literature

Ferber (Edna) American Beauty

£195



London, Heinemann, 1931.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original red cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 7s6d.

The first UK edition of this tale of Polish immigrant workers in New England which weaves a complex social history of the period, commencing with the stock market crash of 1929. Ferber is best known today perhaps as the author of Show Boat and Giant.

£125



London, Chatto & Windus, 1951.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket.

The US author's debut novel, and the most well regarded and critically acclaimed of his works, winner of the 1967 William Faulkner Foundation Award for notable first novel.

£450



London, Cape, 1932.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 15s.

Hemingway's famous work on the art of bull-fighting, illustrated with over eighty illustrations from photographs and paintings.

£1,200



London, Heinemann, Contemporary Fiction, 1964.

First edition thus (Contemporary Fiction edition). 8vo. Original green boards, lettered in silver to spine. Dust-jacket.

The second English edition of Plath's only novel, and the last before it was republished under her real name. An uncommon issue, in a striking jacket designed by the artist Dodie Masterman.