Key items include the original program for the London premiere of Fritz Lang's masterpiece Metropolis (1927); Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932); George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949); Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (1963, published pseudonymously); Cormac McCarthy's first four novels; Loujon Press special editions of works by Charles Bukowski and Henry Miller; Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude (1970); and Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic (1983, the first Discworld novel), along with other rarities too numerous to mention!
Well-represented genres are science fiction and crime, and there are numerous signed copies scattered throughout the sale. The majority of the 255 single-item lots are true first editions with dustwrappers!
This is an online-only auction. Lot 1 will close at 8pm AEST (10am GMT) on 20 August 2015, with subsequent lots closing at intervals of one minute. Bidding is now open, and we suggest you get your bids in early.
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