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Author: Andy Warhol, an Evergreen Black Cat Book B-218
Publisher: Grove Press, Inc., New York, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Statement of First Printing. Grove Press, mass market paperback. 451pp
Condition:Mass market paperback with mild Foxing thoughout. Evergreen advts in situ in centre, The book appears unread and has no creases to the spine. A book from 1968 In VERY GOOD CONDITION.
Description: Scenes include "How to become a Professional Homosexual" and "Drag Party" Good luck if you intend to read. Reminds us of Finnegan's Wake, which we also couldn't read. RARE
Author: Lawrence Durrell author of the Alexandria Quartet
Publisher: Faber & Faber, London, 1968, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 316pp,
Condition:In Very Good Condition with no inscriptions, appears unread.
Description: Tunc in Latin means "Then" or "Next" or "next in succession", (equalling Time). This is Durrell's novel written after the last Alexandria Quartet, envisioning another quartet.
Author: Pramoedya Ananta Toer, political prisoner in Buru Island, Indonesia. His books were banned in 1981. Translated by Max Lane of the Australian Embassy.
Publisher: Penguin Books, 1983, reprint, 8vo paperback, 338pp, map, introduction by Max Lane, 20 chapters,
Condition:A SCARCE 1983 paperback, intact & robust with some minor marks, in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: First published in Indonesia in 1980 as Bumi Manusia pt Jakarta. A compelling novel of love, oppression & awakening by a voice of political consciousness in modern Indonesia. Toer was a political prisoner on the Baru Island gulag after the 1965 repression
Author: SALMON RUSHDIE - Author of 'Grimus' - 'Shame' - 'The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey'
Publisher: Viking, London, 1988, First Edition, hardcover large 8vo with d/j, 547 pages, Chapters.
Condition:Blue clothbound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to front endpaper, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight fading to spine & edgewear.
Description: 'In this great wheel of a book, where the past anbd the future chase each other furiously, Salman Rushdie takes us on an epic journey, of tears & laughter, of wonderful stories and astonishing flights of imagination.' from d/j
Author: JOHN IRVING - Author of 'Setting Free the Bears' & 'The Water-Method Man' & 'The 158-Pound Marriage'
Publisher: Hutchinson of Australia in conjunction with Victor Gollancz, 1978, 1st Australian edition, originally pub. 1976, hardcover 8vo with d/j, 437pages, 19 Chapters.
Condition:Orange cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with previous owner's name to front endpaper, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a couple of small tears, slight rubbing &edgewear
Description: 'Trying to pin down this richly comic and powerful novel, spanning four generations and two continents and crammed with incidents, characters and craft, is a thankless task.' from dustjacket.
Author: John Steinbeck - Based on Steinbeck's own experiences as a ranch hand in California, ILLUSTRATED by Rothenstein. 1938
Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1938, 1st reprint of 1937 1st UK Edition, small hardcover 8vo, 164 pages, b/w illustrations including frontispiece.
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, no inscriptions, small booksellers sticker to front paste-down, light foxing to robust page edges, in GOOD CONDTION without dj.
Description: Of Mice and Men tells the story of two displaced migrant workers and the hardships they face as a result of the Great Depression. As a result of its controversial social commentaries, Of Mice and Men has been historically subject to censorship.
Author: JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON - Author of Loving Monsters and many more
Publisher: faber and faber, London, 2008, First Edition, softcover 8vo with d/j, 256pp., Chapters.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: As riotously satirical as its predecessors, this novel is not for those who take royalty - or anything else - too seriously.
Author: JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON - Author of Gerontius and many more
Publisher: faber and faber, London, 2006, First Edition, softcover 8vo with d/j, 307pp., Chapters.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: This is the sequel to the hugely acclaimed Cooking with Fernet Branca - and even funnier. It follows the further adventures of hero Gerald Samper.