London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
MODERN FICTION -- A large collection of modern fiction including John Fowles's Wormholes (1998, 2 limited edition copies signed by the author), Tim Winton's The Riders (1994, signed by the author), Patrick White's Riders in the Chariot (1961), Paul Bailey's At the Jerusalem (1967), Robert McCrum's In the Secret State (1980), Gordon Burn's Alma Cogan (1991), Hanif Kureishi's The Buddha of Suburbia (1990, signed by the author), Lindsay Clarke's Sunday Whiteman (1987), Alan Hollinghurst's The Swimming Pool Library (1988), Roddy Doyle's The Woman Who Walked into Doors (1996), R. Prawer Jhabvala's Get Ready for Battle (1962), Philip Kerr's March Violets (1989), Ferdinand Mount's Very Like a Whale (1967), Piers Paul Read's Game in Heaven with Tussy Marx (1966, signed by the author), Jean Rhys's Tigers are Better-Looking (1968), and a number of Australian and Irish interest, all FINE COPIES OF FIRST EDITIONS IN DUST-JACKETS, most with the bookplate of Peter Apap-Bologna. (131)
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Please note that this lot contains approximately 150 books.
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
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