ANTHONY BURGESS.

      Anthony Burgess A Collection of His Books.    

All First Editions in very good condition unless otherwise described.

TIME FOR A TIGER. 1956. Excellent copy of the Author’s first novel. The dw, which prints newspaper reviews on the flaps & rear, is internally soiled & stained but the pictorial upper panel & spine are complete, clean & clear. £350.00

TIME FOR A TIGER. 1956. 2nd impression of the Author’s first book. £25.00

THE ENEMY IN THE BLANKET. 1958. Dw frayed, chipped & soiled but still attractive with its pictorial upper panel & spine. Author's second novel. Name on front end paper. £90.00

BEDS IN THE EAST. 1959. Dw with a few closed tears but practically complete. Wrapper design by John Rowland. £90.00

BEDS IN THE EAST. 1959. Ex-library copy with library sticky label partially removed from front end paper. Library stamp on title page. Reading copy only. £6.00

THE LONG DAY WANES. Nd. (1965) USA. Dw. The Malayan trilogy of Burgess’ first three novels. £20.00

THE DOCTOR IS SICK. 1960. Dw lightly soiled & foxed but complete. Signed & dated (3/11/90) by author on title page. £250.00

THE DOCTOR IS SICK. 1960. £40.00

THE DOCTOR IS SICK. 1960. USA. Dw slightly frayed. The first book by Burgess to be published in the US. £32.00

THE RIGHT TO AN ANSWER. 1960. Dw. £55.00

THE RIGHT TO AN ANSWER. 1960. £22.00

DEVIL OF A STATE. 1961. Signed by the author on the title page. Cloth slightly faded at head of upper case otherwise very good. Dw soiled & internally strengthened but practically complete. £45.00

DEVIL OF A STATE. 1961. Dw chipped & dust soiled. £20.00

THE WORM & THE RING. 1961. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original printed wraps. This edition was suppressed because of a suspected libel. A revised edition appeared 9 years later. £600.00

THE WORM & THE RING. 1961. Dw chipped at head of spine with larger chip at base of spine. Neither text nor illustration affected. Price clipped. Uncommon having been withdrawn because of the suspected libel case £400.00

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. 1962. Dw chipped on top of spine. Ist edition, first impression with black boards & 16s on dw. Review copy with review slip & publication date announcement loosely inserted. £5500.00

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. 1962. Dw chipped, torn, rubbed & internally repaired but with print & upper illustration almost complete. Ist edition, first impression with black boards & 16s on dw. £2,100.00

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. 1962. Penguin. Original wraps. £30.00

THE WANTING SEED. 1962. Dw slightly frayed along upper edge. Some patchy discolouration to the green cloth covers & particularly along the spine. £50.00

THE WANTING SEED. 1965. Pan Books. Original wraps. 1st Thus. £6.00

THE WANTING SEED. 1973. Penguin Books. Original pictorial wraps. £5.00

HONEY FOR THE BEARS. 1963. Dw very slightly rubbed. £75.00

HONEY FOR THE BEARS. 1965. Reprint. Dw. £6.00

THE NOVEL TO-DAY. 1963. Near fine in original printed wraps. Photo/ illus. With a select list of discussed contemporary authors. 56pp. Surprisingly uncommon. Published for the British Council & National Book League. £20.00

THE NOVEL NOW. 1966. Proof copy in original drab wraps, a small section of which have been repasted at foot of spine without loss. £25.00

THE EVE OF SAINT VENUS. 1964. Dw. Inscribed & signed by the illustrator, Edward Pagram. £60.00

LANGUAGE MADE PLAIN. 1964. Dw. Name on front end paper ow excellent copy of an uncommon title. £60.00

NOTHING LIKE THE SUN. 1964. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original printed wraps. Novel on Shakespeare as lover & artist. £60.00

NOTHING LIKE THE SUN. 1964. Dw a little chipped. A Story of Shakespeare's Love-life. £40.00

NOTHING LIKE THE SUN. 1964. Dw. Ex-Library Copy. £5.00

NOTHING LIKE THE SUN. 1965. NY. Original pictorial wraps creased on upper panel. Signed by the Author on title page. 1st thus. £25.00

A VISION OF BATTLEMENTS. 1965. Dw. This book written in 1949 was the Author's "first extended piece of fiction". Illustrated by E Pagram. £85.00

AUGUSTUS CARR.Esq. by H BASHFORD. Being the Autobiography of a really good man. 1966. 1st Thus. Dw. The book was published anonymously in 1924 & here Anthony Burgess reveals the author's identity in his introduction. £25.00

TREMOR OF INTENT. 1966. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original printed wraps containing a brief description of the plot. £40.00

TREMOR OF INTENT. 1966. Dw very slightly rubbed along edges. £35.00

TREMOR OF INTENT. 1966. £12.00

COACHING DAYS OF ENGLAND. 1966. An account of whatever was most remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance & Curiosity in the time of the Coaches of England between the years 1750 & 1850. Historical commentary by Anthony Burgess. Illustrated with a great number of drawings & prints. Oblong folio. Dw a little frayed. Bottom of front & rear blank end papers damp worn. £45.00

THE AGE OF THE GRAND TOUR containing sketches of the manners & customs, in letters, writings & journals, between 1720-1820 together with the story of such traffic by Anthony BURGESS & an appreciation of the Art of Europe in the Eighteenth Century by Francis HASKELL. 1967. Dw frayed, internally repaired but complete. Oblong folio. £60.00

URGENT COPY. 1968. Dw. The best of his book reviews from the Times, T.L.S. New York Times, Hudson Review, American Scholar, Horizon, Spectator etc. £25.00

SHAKESPEARE. 1970. Dw rubbed, torn & frayed but practically complete. Profusely illustrated in colour & black & white. £25.00

M.F. 1971. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps. £45.00

MF. 1971. Dw. £40.00

MF. 1973. Penguin Books. Original pictorial wraps. 1st thus. £5.00

SOPHOCLES-OEDIPUS THE KING. 1972. USA. Original wraps. Translated & adapted by Burgess with comments by him, M Langham & the composer S Silverman & the exchange of letters between them. £20.00

NAPOLEON SYMPHONY. 1974. Uncorrected Proof Copy in printed wraps giving provisional publication date & price. £30.00

NAPOLEON SYMPHONY. 1974. Dw. £20.00

A LONG TRIP TO TEATIME. 1976. Dw. Jacket design by J Rothenstein. 21 line drawings by Fulvio Testa. Ostensibly for children the narrative of this remarkable book has been made up of a section of an encyclopaedia, the alphabet providing the plot. £25.00

MOSES. 1976. Dempsey & Squires. Dw. With a foreword by author. £20.00

MOSES. 1976. Stonehill. USA. Dw. With a foreword by author. £20.00

ABBA ABBA. 1977. Dw. £20.00

1985. 1978. Dw. Signed & dated 1990 by the author on title page. Name on front end paper. £35.00

NEW YORK. 1978. Time-Life Books. 3rd Printing. Picture covers & endpapers. Photographs in colour by D Budnik, Enrico, Ferorelli, L Freed, J Maisel. £6.00

ERNEST HEMINGWAY & HIS WORLD. 1978. Dw. With 16 illustrations. £25.00

FREUD. 1979. Canada. 5 stapled sheets providing information about the forthcoming TV program on Freud written by Burgess and produced by John McGreevy. The sheets contain 2pp introduction on Freud & the program; notes on A Burgess & 2pp on the record of John McGreevy Productions in a specially printed card wallet with the title Freud on the upper case. £50.00

MAN OF NAZARETH. 1979. USA. Dw. This novel formed the basis for the nationwide T.V. production of "Jesus of Nazareth" & his screen play for the Zeffirelli film. £25.00

EARTHLY POWERS. 1980. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps with provisional price & publication date. £40.00

THE END OF THE WORLD NEWS. 1982. Dw. Forword by “John B Wilson BA”. £25.00

THE END OF THE WORLD NEWS. 1983. USA. Dw. £20.00

THIS MAN & MUSIC. 1982. Dw. Review copy with review slip laid in. £25.00

THIS MAN & MUSIC. 1982. Dw. £15.00

RICHARD STRAUSS: DER ROSENKAVALIER. 1982. USA. Dw. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Story adaptation by Burgess. A fine production in the Metropolitan Opera Classics Library series which >includes coloured & black & white plates of the Metropolitan production. The libretto is in both German & English side by side. £30.00

DER ROSENKAVALIER BY RICHARD STRAUSS. 1982. USA. Original wraps. Introduced by G R Marek. Libretto by H von Hofmannsthal. Story adaptation by Burgess. Illustrated with colour & black/white plates from the Metropolitan production of the opera. The softback version of the Metropolitan Classics Library. £20.00

ON GOING TO BED. 1982. Dw. Illustrated with colour plates. £20.00

CYRANO DE BERGERAC. by Edmond ROSTAND. 1985. Translation & adaptation for the modern stage by Anthony Burgess with his 11pp introduction. Original pictoral wraps:-no hardback issued. £20.00

NINETY-NINE NOVELS. 1984. Dw. A Personal Choice of “The Best in English” since 1939. £20.00

ENDERBY'S DARK LADY OR NO END TO ENDERBY. 1984. Dw. "Composed to placate kind readers of the Clockwork Testament: or Enderby's End, who objected to my casually killing my hero…" £25.00

THE KINGDOM OF THE WICKED. 1985. Dw. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original printed proof wraps bearing publication price & date. £30.00

THE KINGDOM OF THE WICKED. 1985. USA. Limited First Edition signed by the author & privately printed for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Franklin Library. Gilt decorated covers & spine, aeg, marbled end papers, ribbon marker. Illustrated by R DeFelice. £35.00

THE KINGDOM OF THE WICKED. 1985. Dw. Very good. £20.00

FLAME INTO BEING. 1985. Dw. The Life & Work of D H LAWRENCE. £20.00

HOMAGE TO QWERT YUIOP. 1986. Dw. Selected Journalism. Review Copy with review slip loosely inserted. £30.00

BUT DO BLONDES PREFER GENTLEMEN?. 1986. USA. Dw. Homage to QWERT YUIOP & Other Writings. 589 pp. Mint. £25.00

CARMEN. 1986. Original wraps. An Opera in Four Acts. Trans by A Burgess. £15.00

BLOOMS OF DUBLIN. 1986. This musical version of Ulysses was first presented on Feb 2 1982 to celebrate the one hundredth birthday of James Joyce. Includes author's 7pp introduction. Original wraps-not published in hardback. £20.00

THE PIANOPLAYERS. 1986. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original printed wraps. £25.00

THE PIANOPLAYERS. 1986. Dw. £20.00

ANY OLD IRON. 1989. Arrow Books. Galley Proofs in original wraps printed on stout quality paper, two pages side by side with wide margins. Extremely uncommon. Folio. £60.00

ANY OLD IRON. 1989. Dw. £20.00

THE DEVIL'S MODE. 1989. Dw. Short stories. Mint. Includes a brilliantly mischievous Sherlock Holmes story. £20.00

YOU'VE HAD YOUR TIME. 1990. Dw. Being the Second Part of the Confessions of Anthony Burgess. Signed by the author on the title page. £35.00

YOU'VE HAD YOUR TIME. 1990. Dw. £17.50

MOZART & THE WOLF GANG. 1991. Hutchinson. Dw. £17.50

A MOUTHFUL OF AIR. 1992. Dw. Language & languages, especially English.£20.00

A DEAD MAN IN DEPTFORD. 1993. Original printed wraps bearing portrait of author. Uncorrected poof copy from Hutchinson. Published to mark the 400th anniversary of the murder of Christopher Marlowe. £25.00

A DEAD MAN IN DEPTFORD. 1993. Dw. Author signed label pasted on to title page together with a TLS from the bookseller distributor explaining that Burgess was ill with cancer & could not travel to England to personally sign books. £35.00

BYRNE. 1995. Dw. An epic verse novel left complete when he died in 1993. £20.00

ANTHONY BURGESS by Carol M DIX. 1971. Original wraps. Select Bibliography. £6.00

Contributions to the TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE. Original wraps as published.
18/9/77. (J Fenton on Pam Ayres & her poetry.5pp illustrated. The Mal is not Imaginaire by A Burgess. 2pp, etc.) £10.00
17/6/84. (A Burgess-There will be Other Worlds-2pp illus. Tom Wolfe-Viddies in the Scepter£d Isle-5pp illus. Brian Aldiss-Utopia begins at Home 2pp illus. P Oakes- Steps to Serenity Park, 2pp. F Raphael-World Cleansed of Wallies.2pp) £10.00
22/2/87. (Anthony Burgess talks to A T Ellis-3pp illus. Philip Oakes - My Country right or wrong - 1pp, etc.) £10.00

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