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28 March 2019 | 10:30am

Modern First Editions

Lot 24

Margaret Drabble, Works, first and special editions, most signed by the author [most London, 1964-2013]

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Estimate £200 - £300 + fees



Margaret Drabble, Works, first and special editions, most signed by the author [most London, 1964-2013]


 


a group of 22 volumes, comprising: The Garrick Year (1964, dust-jacket covers a little soiled), The Millstone (1965, a few closed tears to dust-jacket without loss), Jerusalem the Golden (1967, dust-jacket spine faded), The Waterfall (1969), The Realms of Gold (1975), The Ice Age (1977, spine of dust-jacket faded), For Queen and Country (1978), A Writer's Britain, landscape in literature (1979), Hassan's Tower (1980, California, number 87 of 330 limited edition copies), The Middle Ground (1980), The Radiant Way (1987), Stratford Revisited: The Legacy of the Sixties (1989, one of 150 copies signed by the author, marbled paper wrappers), A Natural Curiosity (1989, price clipped), A Natural Curiosity (1989, number 76 of 150 copies signed by the author, original cloth-backed boards, glassine wrapper), Safe as Houses (1990, printed wrappers), The Gates of Ivory (1991), The Witch of Exmoor (1996), Poetry of Place (1977, unsigned, printed wrappers), The Peppered Moth (2000), The Seven Sisters (2002, unsigned), The Red Queen (2004), The Pattern in the Carpet (2009), The Pure Gold Baby (2013), all original cloth and signed unless specified, dust-jackets present where applicable, the first three mentioned with just-jackets designed by Quentin Blake, 8vo & 4to