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Difficulties with Girls. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, 1989,:

Seller ID: 13857


AMIS, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls. New York : (1989). Very good in dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Biographer's Moustache. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Flamingo, London, 1995, ISBN:0002253305:

Seller ID: 24446


AMIS, Kingsley. The Biographer's Moustache. (London) : Flamingo, (1995). First Printing. Pp 282. 8vo, blue cloth. "Deliciously wicked and delightfullymischievous, The Biographer`s Moustache mercilessly exposes a literary wor ld of pretension and vanity while poignantly revealing the potential for love across the social divide.". "Gordon Scott-Thompson, a struggling hack, gets commissioned to write the biography of veteran novelist, Jimmie Fane. It is a task which proves to be fraught with extraordinary and unforeseen difficulties. Fane, an unashamed snob, has many pet hates, includ... View more info

One Fat Englishman. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 940


AMIS, Kingsley. One Fat Englishman. London : Victor Gollancz, 1963. Pp. 192. 8vo, red cloth. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist II: A20. "Roger Micheldene, an English publisher, is on the loose in the U.S. He spends an Octoberweek shuttling between New York and Budweiser College in Pennsylvania. Thi s exercises all his British appetites.snobbery, gluttony, anger, sloth and lust. But Amis roasts Americans as well and serves us familiar dishes, though in a piquant sauce: the precocious undergraduate author of a far-out novel, an earnest young priest, and an alcoholic literary agents nymphoman... View more info

Alteration, The. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cape, London, 1976,:

Seller ID: 6029


AMIS, Kingsley. The Alteration. London : Jonathan Cape, (1976). First Printing. Pp 208. 8vo, green cloth. Winner of the 1977 John W. Campbell MemorialAward for Best Science Fiction Novel "It is 1976, but things are not the s ame. Due to a slight alteration in history involving Catherine of Aragon, Martin Luther, Thomas More and others, a Holy Victory was won in an event called the War of the English Succession, and today England, like most of theworld, is virtually ruled by a Machiavellian Pope who hails from Yorkshire ." Name, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

That Uncertain Feeling. First Edition

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 6073


AMIS, Kingsley. That Uncertain Feeling. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1955. First Edition. Pp. 254. 8vo, red cloth. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A6. Some very light fading to spine, a few specks to rear cover boards slightly rubbed, previous owner's name inked to flyleaf, else very good. 35.00 View more info

Alteration, The. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1977, ISBN:0670115223:

Seller ID: 12497


AMIS, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York : The Viking Press, (1977). First American Edition. Winner of the 1977 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel "The year is 1976, and Stephen III, King of England, has lately died. Mozart's Second Requiem (K.878) is being sung at the Cathedral Basilica of St. George at Coverley (pronounced Cowley) for the laying-to-rest of the monarch. Above choir and orchestra soars the faultless boy soprano voice of Hubert Anvil. It is a once-in-a-century talent. Althoughhe cannot yet know it, today's performance before a brilliant internati... View more info

Stanley and the Women. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York , 1985,:

Seller ID: 8563


AMIS, Kingsley. Stanley and the Women. New York : (1985). Fine in nicked dustjacket, with remainder mark on bottom edge. 20.00 View more info

I Like It Here : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 100875


AMIS, Kingsley. I Like It Here : A novel. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1958. First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-208. 8vo, pinkish cloth with gilt titles tospine. Amis's third novel. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A10. Ver y good in nicked, lightly spine-browned, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Coming of Bill. Eighteenth Printing in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, 1950,: 1950

Seller ID: 109969


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Coming of Bill. London : Herbert Jenkins Limited, n.d. [1950?]. Eighteenth Printing. Pp (4),v-vi,7-251,(5). 8vo, orange cloth, black letering to front board and spine. Variant of McIlvaine A23b9. First published in the U.S. as Their Mutual Child (1919). The novel tells the story of Kirk Winfield, his wife Ruth, and their young son, Bill. Bill's upbringing is interfered with by Ruth's busybody aunt, Mrs. Lora Delane Porter, who is an author of books intended to uplift the public mind. Unlike most of Wodehouse's novels, it is not a comic novel. A... View more info