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BOYD, William, 1952- : AN ICE-CREAM WAR.

BOYD, William, 1952- : AN ICE-CREAM WAR.

London : Hamish Hamilton, (1982). First edition. His third novel – “It is far too hot for sustained fighting ... we will all melt like ice-cream in the sun”. Evelyn Waugh meets John Buchan as eccentric settlers take up arms in the East African Campaign of the First World War.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [xii],370,[ii]pp. Map. Original blue boards, blocked and lettered in gilt; a sprinkling of edge spots, but overall a very good copy indeed in the Paul Webb dust-jacket – also very good indeed.

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BOYD, William, 1952- : THE NEW CONFESSIONS.

BOYD, William, 1952- : THE NEW CONFESSIONS.

London : Hamish Hamilton, (1987). First edition. The life story of John James Todd – First World War, Berlin and the film world of the 1920s, Mexico, Second World War, and beyond.
Medium 8vo (25cm). [x],462pp. Original black boards, blocked and lettered in gilt; text a little tanned, as usual, but otherwise a very good copy in a just lightly rubbed dust-jacket.

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BOYD, William, 1952- : BRAZZAVILLE BEACH : A NOVEL.

BOYD, William, 1952- : BRAZZAVILLE BEACH : A NOVEL.

London : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1990). First edition. Hope Clearwater finds herself living on the edge of Africa – winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
Medium 8vo (25cm). (xiv),314,[viii]pp. Original blue boards, lettered in a lighter blue; top edge just a touch dusty, but otherwise a very good copy indeed in the original dust-jacket – equally very good indeed.

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BOYD, William, 1952- : THE BLUE AFTERNOON.

BOYD, William, 1952- : THE BLUE AFTERNOON.

London : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1993). First edition. “His name is Salvador Carriscant and thus begins Kay Fischer’s journey into the past of this beguiling and seductive older man who claims to be her father ...”.
Medium 8vo (25cm). [viii],(324),[iv]pp. Original black boards, lettered in gilt; just a hint of bruising, but overall a very good copy in the Robin Rout dust-jacket – also very good.

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BOYD, William, 1952- : THE BLUE AFTERNOON.

BOYD, William, 1952- : THE BLUE AFTERNOON.

London : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1993). First edition. “His name is Salvador Carriscant and thus begins Kay Fischer’s journey into the past of this beguiling and seductive older man who claims to be her father ...”.
Medium 8vo (25cm). [viii],(324),[iv]pp. Original black boards, lettered in gilt; the merest hint of bruising, but overall a very good copy indeed in the Robin Rout dust-jacket – also very good indeed.

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