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Modern First Editions on Biblio

Beautiful copies of modern first edition books listed by sellers on Biblio.com.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding London: Faber and Faber. (1954). First edition. A trifle sunned at the crown, near fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a modest chip at the crown affecting the tops of the letters "or" in "Lord." The Nobel Prize winner's key book, his arresting first novel about the elemental savagery of human nature. . Listed on Biblio by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

One Hundred Years of Solitude by GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel NY : Harper & Row . 1970 . The first American edition of his masterwork, one of the most important novels of the century, which introduced magical realism to a wide audience and helped bring the boom in Latin American literature to this country. Listed by Ken Lopez, Bookseller

THE MALTESE FALCON (by Hammett, Dashiell. Fine Copy of the First Edition in Unrestored Original Publisher's Dust Jacket) New York: Knopf, 1930. A FINE, bright and unworn copy in a NEAR FINE dust jacket.. 8vo. 268pp. Publisher's original gray cloth decorated in black and blue, with the Falcon decoration to the front board and top edge stained blue. Adapted in 1941 into the legendary film noir starring Humphrey Bogart. (visit site to see more) Listed by Lakin & Marley Rare Books.

A MAID AND A MILLION MEN : The Candid Confessions Of Leona Canwick By James G. Dunton. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. some page tanning due to age - Fantastic condition for it's age!!! Listed by Mazztraxx Collectibles $33.30

The Outlaw Trail: A History Of Butch Cassidy And His Wild Bunch, by Charles Kelly 1938, 1st edition, stated limited to one thousand copies, but due to the depression it was decided to only print 500 copies, with a signed presentation by the author, near fine condition, minor wear to edges of binding, with a near fine dust jacket (more on site) Exceedingly scarce and more so with the elusive dust jacket, and signed by the author Charles Kelly! Listed from Robert Gwodz

Good-bye Mr. Chips by James Hilton. Hodder & Stoughton, London. Oct 1934. HC. First Edition/First Printing. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering. Illus. by Bip Piers. Book: Very Good+, clean boards & spine, light spots at the page edges, light shelf wear, clean endpaper & pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket : Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, shelf wear at the edges, spots on the jacket, chipping at the spine & front panel. Listed by 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA, IOBA

You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down by Alice Walker.. 1st Edition/1st Printing. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. Hardcover. Stated First Edition, full letterline with B present. Condition: Fine, clean boards & spine, clean pages, tight spine. DJ Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $10.95 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear flap, shelf wear, short tear at the rear panel.. Listed by 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA, IOBA..

The Green House, by Mario Vargas Llosa..  New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Hard Cover. Near fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. First American Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on bookplate which is tipped in on the half-title page over a previous owner's signature. Near fine in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine...click through to see more. Listed by The Kelmscott Bookshop. Happy Birthday, Mario Vargas Llosa! (3/28/2013)

Arrow Of God, Achebe, Chinua.. London: Heinemann, 1964.. First edition of the author's third novel. Octavo, original blue cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Listed by Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (Chinua Achebe passed away on March 22, 2013.)

Moon Face, by Jack London.. MacMillan, 1906. Hardcover. First Edition / First Printing. In the original blue cloth pictorial binding. Top edge gold gilt. Published Sept. 1906.. Stated on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. (ref: BAL 11895). Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, bumped corner, light age toning and foxing spots mainly at the endpaper, previous owner's decorative bookplate at the front endpaper. Listed by 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA, IOBA..

The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Campbell, Joseph.. New York: Pantheon, 1949.. First Edition of the author's seminal work.. Signed.. Consciously applied by a wide variety of modern writers and artists, among them the creator of #StarWars, George Lucas. Listed by Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB #starwars #maythefourth

The Station, by Robert Byron.. London, Duckworth,, 1928. Athos: Treasures and Men. With the dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous photographs.an excellent copy in the slightly frayed and rubbed dust jacket price-clipped at the spine panel and with a little tissue to the verso. First Edition, First Impression.. Listed by Peter Harrington.

I'll Never Go There Anymore by Weidman, Jerome.. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Laid in ephemera includes a pamplet by the author, as well as business cards for Simon & Schuster sales reps. Listed by Royal Books, Inc. #firstedition #ephemera #booktofilm

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams.. New York: New Directions. 1955. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper.. Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a dying Southern patriarch and the machinations of his greedy, would-be heirs. Listed by Between the Covers - Rare Books, Inc. ABAA #firstedition

Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand.. Random House, 1957. Hardcover. First Edition / First Printing. Cloth binding with gold lettering. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+.. Listed by 1st Editions and Antiquarian books, ABA, IOBA. #firstedition

Crash, by J G Ballard.. Jonathan Cape, 1973. First Edition. Very Good Condition/Very Good dust jacket.. Very scarce first UK edition. Listed by Mr. Pickwick's Fine Old Books. #firstedition

God's Little Acre, by Erskine Caldwell.. NY: Viking. 1933. His second full-length novel, which was censored in New York and led to the author's arrest and prosecution on obscenity charges.. A beautiful copy, doubtless one of the finest, if not the finest copy extant.. First Edition. Listed by Ken Lopez, Bookseller, ABAA.. #firstedition

Ariel, by Sylvia Plath.. London: Faber & Faber, 1965. First Printing of the First British Edition, preceding the American edition by one year.. Both book and dust jacket in fine/excellent condition. Listed by Idler Fine Books. #poetry #poet #sylviaplath #firstedition

MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN by Rushdie, Salman.. New York:: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.. First edition.. A Very Good+ book in a Near Fine dust jacket.. Signed by the author on the title page The author's breakout second novel, winner of the "Booker Prize" and the "Booker of Bookers," among others. An important work in the magical realism genre and Indian literature generally. Listed by Whitmore Rare Books. #firstedition

Good As Gold, by Heller, Joseph.. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979. First trade edition. Full number line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) present on copyright page.. Listed by William F. Saur, Bookseller. #firstedition

The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by Hemingway on the front free end-paper in black ink: “To Carlos/best always/Ernest Hemingway.”. Carlos could be Carlos Gutierrez, inspiration for Santiago, this story's protagonist; or Carlos Baker, Hemingway's biographer. Listed by Dragon Books, LLC. #firstedition #hemingway #signed

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, by Burgess, Anthony.. London:: Heinemann,, 1962.. First Edition.. Hardcover.. First UK Printing. True first issue of both book and dust-jacket.. Overall an affordable copy of this highly sought after high spot of twentieth century British literature and the basis for the chilling Stanley Kubrick film of the same name. Listed by Whitmore Rare Books. #eggyweggs #film #firstedition

From Death to Morning, by Wolfe, Thomas.. New York: Charles Scribner's and Sons, 1935.. First Printing of the First Edition, in dust jacket book in fine condition; and in a very good dust jacket.. Listed by Idler Fine Books. #firstedition

The Color Purple, by Walker, Alice.. Book condition: Fine Jacket condition: Fine First edition, 1st printing book..1st issue dust jacket.. A very nice copy of Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Listed by Squid Ink Books. #firstedition #alicewalker