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28 March 2019

Modern First Editions

Lot 18

Peter Carey, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and Australia, 1974-2017]

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Estimate £400 - £600 + fees

Sold Price £1300



Peter Carey, Works, first editions, signed by the author [UK and Australia, 1974-2017]


 


a group of 32 volumes, comprising: The Fat Man in History (1974, , Australian edition dust-jacket torn along upper crease without loss), War Crimes (1979, dust-jacket spine faded), The Fat Man in History (1980, English edition), Bliss (1981, Australian edition), Bliss (1981, English edition), Bliss, the screenplay (1985), Illywhacker (1985), Oscar and Lucinda (1988, Australian edition), Oscar and Lucinda (1988, English edition), The Tax inspector (1991, Australian edition), The Tax inspector (1991, English edition), A Letter to Our Son (1994), The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (1994, Australian edition), The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (1994, English edition), The Big Bazoohley (1995), Collected Stories (1995), Jack Maggs (1997, Australian edition), Jack Maggs (1997), True History of the Kelly Gang (2000), 30 Days in Sydney (2001), Four Easy Pieces (2002), My Life as a Fake (2003), Theft (2006), His Illegal Self (2008, copy XXVII of LX in quarter leather, slip-case), Parrot and Olivier in America (2010), The Chemistry of Tears (2012), The Chemistry of Tears (2012, copy x of xxx in full-leather, slip-case), Amnesia (2014, Australian edition), Amnesia (2014, English edition), A Long Way from Home (2017), A Long Way from Home (2017, copy iv of xxv copies in full leather, together with a portfolio of proofs and photographs, in custom drop-box), A Long Way from Home (2017, copy xxiii of xxv copies in full leather, together with a portfolio of proofs and photographs, in custom drop-box), all signed by the author, original cloth with dust-jackets where applicable, 8vo