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A selection from stock, mostly recent acquisitions, of 481 items of 20th-century literature, priced from £500 to £9,750, principally first editions in dust jacket, a high proportion in presentation or inscribed state, together with associated material such as autograph manuscripts, typescripts, and portrait photographs. A similar selection from authors L–Z is due for publication in September 2013.

Highlights include Thea von Harbou’s novelization of Metropolis (Berlin, 1926) in the preferred deluxe binding; Lawrence Durrell’s privately-printed Deus Loci (Ischia, 1950), presented to T. S. Eliot; James Joyce’s Ulysses (Hamburg, 1933), the second Odyssey Press edition, signed and dated by Joyce; Agatha Christie’s Murder at the Vicarage (1930), inscribed to her secretary Charlotte (“Carlo”) Fisher; an advance review copy of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (New York, 1968); and the signed limited edition of Ian Fleming’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1963) in the original plain acetate dust jacket.
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