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Flame into Being The Life and Work of D.H. Lawrence

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1985

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71352

ISBN: 0877957665

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Lawrence's biography by the noted novelist Burgess; in a sharp copy. Book clean and tight; with inked presentation remarks front end paper. Gilt spine lettering light fading. Dust jacket w/taped tear top edge of front; has inked over, but readable, orig flap price of $15 still visible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

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The End of the World News: An Entertainment

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 82123

ISBN: 0070089655

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


A first printing of this U.S. edition of an experimental novel by Anthony Burgess. In this work, Mr. Burgess delves into the life's work of Sigmund Freud, a visit to New York City by Leon Trotsky, and invaders from outer space. Includes a foreword by John B. Wilson. --- In grey paper-covered boards with backed in black cloth, with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket features image of television skeleton to front cover, photographic portrait of Burgess to the back. --- A clean, intact and tightly-bound copy but with some sunning to cover edges. Unclipped jacket with small tear to lower front e... View more info

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Ernest Hemingway and His World

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Stock No.: 76997

ISBN: 0684185040

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A short biography of Ernest Hemingway by the famed British novelist and literary critic (author of 'A Clockwork Orange' and many of ther works). With numerous b&w photos, chronology and index. --- Softcover work, with a bit of curling to cover edges; interior clean, firm and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Shakespeare

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 82497

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first American edition. The acclaimed British novelist Anthony Burgess has also written classical music, plays, screenplays and many non-fiction works. In this one, he attempts to flesh out the life and personality of William Shakespeare. With text by Burgess, 48 color plates and 97 black & white illustrations. This work previously published in the U.K. by George Rainbird, Ltd. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in silver to black spine blocks. Jacket features painted portrait of Shakespeare to back cover. --- A very nice copy, clean, and bright but with... View more info