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28 March 2019

Modern First Editions

Lot 75

Fay Weldon, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most UK, 1967-2017]

Estimate £500 - £700 + fees

Fay Weldon, Works, first and limited editions, signed by the author [most UK, 1967-2017]


a group of 44 volumes, comprising: The Fat Woman's Joke (1967, author's first novel, excellent condition), The Fat Woman's Joke (1967, spine head chipped with loss), Down Among the Women (1971, dust-jacket slightly discoloured), Female Friends (1975, dust-jacket lightly soiled and creased), Remember me (1976), Little Sisters (1977), Praxis (1978), Puff Ball (1980, upper cover of dust-jacket with closed tear, spine faded), Watching me Watching You (1981), The President's Child (1982), The Life and Lovers of a She Devil (1983), Letters to Alice (1984), Rebecca West (1985), Polaris & Other Stories (1985), The Shrapnel Academy (1986), The Heart of the Country (1987), The Rules of Life (1987), The Hearts and Lives of Men (1987, dust-jacket spine faded), Leader of the Band (1988), Wolf, the mechanical Dog (1988), The Cloning of Joanna May (1989), Party Puddle (1989), Sacred Cows (1989, original printed wrappers), Darcy's Utopia (1990), Moon over Minneapolis, or why she couldn't stay (1991), Life Force (1992), Life Force (1992, first American edition, with original wraparound), A Question of Timing (1992, original printed wrappers), Growing Rich (1992), Affliction (1993, dust-jacket spine faded), Wicked Women (1995), Splitting (1995), New Year's Eve (1996, Clarion Press, number 50 of 249 copies signed by the author and artist, original printed boards), Worst Fears (1996), Big Women (1997), A Hard Time to be a Father (1998, price clipped), Godless in Eden (1999), The Bulgari Connection (2000), Rhode Island Blues (2000), Auto da Fay (2002), The Spa Decameron (2007), Before the War (2016), Death of a She Devil (2017), all signed by the author, all original cloth or boards, all dust-jackets present where applicable, all but one first editions, an immaculate set including two copies of the author's first novel, 8vo