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Watership Down

by Richard Adams

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Limited edition (Paradine, 1976). Winner of the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Prize. Adapted to film in 1978 and into TV series in 1999 and 2018. One of 250 numbered copies with the original slipcase to be signed by the author and illustrator, of which this is number 12. Additional watercolour illustration to the front free endpaper with the artist's initials. Beautifully bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in green crushed morocco with gilt edges and attractive gilt motifs to spine and upper board.A fine copy with a little sunning to spine, as is common, in a fine slipcase.
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Watership Down.

Watership Down.

by Adams, Richard

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London: Rex Collings, 1972. First edition of the author's first and most beloved work. Octavo, original brown cloth, folding map. Boldly signed by Richard Adams on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. An exceptional example. Although Watership Down was rejected by 13 publishers before Collings accepted it, it has never been out of print, and is Penguin Books' best-selling novel of all time. It won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Prize. The title refers to a hill in the north of Hampshire, England, near the area where Adams grew up. The story has its roots in the tales that Richard Adams made up for his young daughters during long car journeys. As he explained in 2007 in an interview with the BBC, he "began telling the story of the rabbits . . . improvised off the top of my head, as we were driving along." He based the struggles of the animals on the struggles he and his friends encountered during the Battle of Oosterbeek in 1944. The daughters… Read more
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WATERSHIP DOWN
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WATERSHIP DOWN

by ADAMS RICHARD

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second hand
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Paradine, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover. Signed Limited Edition of 250 copies of which this is # 151. This is one of 30 or so rare copies which have an additional watercolour illustration by John Lawrence to the front free end-paper signed in initials by the artist. The binding (by Sangorski and Sutcliffe) is in sumptuous full crushed green morocco with marbled end-papers, raised bands, all edges gilt, with beautiful gilt rabbit motifs to the upper board, gilt corn and rabbit motifs and gilt title to the spine and numerous coloured and black and white illustrations throughout by John Lawrence (one of the UKs best-known illustrators). This deluxe edition has a new fore-word on the genesis of the story by Richard Adams not published elsewhere. Signed by the Author to the rear of the title page and by the illustrator to the frontispiece. A fine copy in the original marble card slip-case.… Read more
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Watership Down

by Adams, Richard

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As New
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Paradine, 1976 SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed. A spectacular copy that is SIGNED by Richard Adams and the illustrator. The book is in fantastic shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy with the publisher's ORIGINAL slipcase. We buy Richard Adams First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New.
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Watership Down - All First Printings of Every Edition Published
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Watership Down - All First Printings of Every Edition Published

by Adams, Richard

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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London: Rex Collings/Penguin/Kestrel/Macmillan/Sotherans, 1972-. A set of first printings of each format of Watership Down with the addition of Sotherans 'Richard Adams' catalogue. Consisting: 'Watership Down', published by Rex Collings - a fine book in near fine (or better) unclipped wrapper with a little pushing to the head of the spine - a superb example of the first appearance of the book. 'Watership Down', published by Penguin in 1974 - a very good book with the usual tanning to the pages. 'Watership Down', published by Macmillan in the USA in 1972. A first edition, first printing with SIGNED photo of the Author included. Wrapper unclipped and a little faded. 'Watership Down: The Illustrated Edition', published by Kestrel/Penguin in 1976. A near fine book with wrapper in slip case. 'Tales From Watership Down', a first edition, first printing published by Hutchinson in 1996. A fine book SIGNED on the title page 'To Jimmy and Celina/oldest and… Read more
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Watership Down

by Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

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second hand - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Paradine, 1976 LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed. This copy is SIGNED by Richard Adams. A wonderful copy! The book is in excellent condition with minor wear to the boards and publisher's slipcase. A sharp copy SIGNED by the author and the illustrator.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Watership Down - SIGNED, DATED and INSCRIBED by the Author
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Watership Down - SIGNED, DATED and INSCRIBED by the Author

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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London: Rex Collings, 1972. A first edition, first printing published by Rex Collings in 1972. Inscribed to David Hall and dated August 1981 to the title page by the Author. Very good in like dust wrapper with some light edgewear to spine tips and corners - small internal tape repair to the bottom of the spine. Closed tear to the head of the spine. Accompanied by letter of correspondence between David Hall and the Author.
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WATERSHIP DOWN

by Adams, Richard

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FIRST
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PASADENA, California
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REX COLLINGS, 1972. A VERY GOOD FIRST EDITION IN DUST JACKET price clipped SIGNED YOURS SINCERELY RICHARD ADAMS. water stained on spine and wavy pages. folding map in back. Signed. FIRST.
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Watership Down

by Adams, Richard

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
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Condition
second hand - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780901720313
ISBN 10
0901720313
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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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Rex Collings, 1972. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The debut novel by the author of THE GIRL IN A SWING and SHARDIK, the hugely-bestselling story of a group of rabbits trying to hold on to their place in the world with the intrusion of man. With the color folding map at the rear (in excellent condition). Winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and basis for a number of feature films. Near Fine/Near Fine -- a very clean copy with only tiny chips at the corners of the dust jacket spine. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Watership Down [SIGNED]
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Watership Down [SIGNED]

by Richard Adams

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second hand - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780027000306
ISBN 10
0027000303
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Tarrington, Herefordshire
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New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1974. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. First printing of the first American edition, with full line number to copyright page. Very fine full green morocco leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt ruled compartments, light patch to title label. All page edges gilt, hand sewn bands, marbled endpapers. A few light marks to page edges, internally in first class condition throughout. Flat signed by the author to title page: 'Yours sincerely, Richard Adams, 30th November 2004'. A unique leather bound example in lovely condition. Overall condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 429, [1]
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Watership Down - First Illustrated Edition - SIGNED by the Author
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Watership Down - First Illustrated Edition - SIGNED by the Author

by Adams, Richard:

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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London: Kestrel / Penguin, 1976. A first edition, first printing published by Kestrel Books in 1976. A near fine book with previous owner's bookplate. Signed and inscribed to Nigel Sustins from Richard Adams with all best wishes 1978 to the rear of the half-title. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with some light creasing to the front panel and spine. Rare signed.
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Watership Down - First Illustrated Edition - SIGNED by the Author and Illustrator
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Watership Down - First Illustrated Edition - SIGNED by the Author and Illustrator

by Adams, Richard

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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London: Kestrel, 1976. A first edition, first printing published by Kestrel in 1976. A near fine book without inscriptions (small previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown) SIGNED by the Illustrator John Lawrence on the half title page as well as signed on a bookplate to the front endpaper. Some light creasing to the dedication page. In a near fine lightly spine faded unclipped wrapper. In a fine slip case. Rare SIGNED by the illustrator and author.
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Watership Down

by Adams, Richard

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second hand - Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Macmillan Publishing Co, 1974. First American Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Signed by Richard Adams on the title page and inscribed to a former owner. Very Good with light shelf wear, foxing to spine cloth and textblock top edge. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with light soiling and wear, light toning to the psine panel. A nice copy of the first American edition, signed by the author.
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Watership Down

by Adams, Richard

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Hardcover
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Redding, Connecticut
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New YorkNew York: Macmillan, 1972 Cream Boards. Near Fine/Excellent. First Edition. 8vo. Unclipped dust jacket with original price $6.95. Jacket shows some minor rubbing and edge wear, Top edge has small chip. Nevertheless a very bright and sharp copy..
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Watership Down

by Adams, Richard

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  • near fine
  • First
Condition
second hand - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 13
9780901720313
ISBN 10
0901720313
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London, United Kingdom
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London: Rex Collings 1972. 8vo. viii, 413 pp. Recently bound in a lovely full brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. New endpapers. Internally clean. Folding map at rear. A handsomely bound copy of this classic. 0901720313 . Near Fine. Full Morocco. First Edition. 1972.
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Watership Down

by ADAMS RICHARD

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second hand
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Rex Collings, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. First UK Edition. Publisher's pale brown boards with gilt lettering to the spine and with gilt vignette of a pair of rabbits to the front board. A hint of rubbing to the extremities but overall a near fine copy with the all-important map present at the rear of the book in fine condition. No D/W. This book would definitely take a D/W if one could be found. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Watership Down

by Richard Adams (His Own Copy)

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  • fine
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second hand - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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USA: Atheneum, 2012. First Edition . Pictorial Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Aldo Galli. 1st 3rd Imp Edition 2012. From the library of Richard Adams the writer of Watership Down. This being his own personal copy of one of his own written books. Full provenance and with a supplied Richard Adams bookplate attached to the front endpaper. This book would have been a presentation copy from the publisher to the author. Illustrated in colour by Aldo Galli. Never issued with a wrapper. Book is fine and very bright. Contents very good. More images can be taken upon request. Ref14130
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Tales from Watership Down
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Tales from Watership Down

by Richard Adams (His Own Copy)

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Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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UK: Hutchinson, 1996. First Edition . Decorative Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. John Lawrence. 1st Edition 1996. From the library of Richard Adams the writer of Watership Down. This being his own personal copy of one of his own written books. Full provenance and with a supplied Richard Adams bookplate attached to the front endpaper. This book would have been a presentation copy from the publisher to the author. Illustrated by John Lawrence. Book is fine and very bright. Contents very good. Wrapper is fine and bright. More images can be taken upon request. Ref14130
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Watership Down

by Richard Adams SIGNED

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second hand - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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UK: Penguin, 1979. First Edition Thus . Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. John Lawrence. 1st Edition 4th Imp Thus 1979. An early reprint in the same format of the 1st illustrated edition with the lovely colour illustrations by John Lawrence. Flat signed and dedicated by the author to inner page. Book, wrapper and slip case are very good++ and bright. Wrapper top a little rubbed and nicked. Wrapper spine a little lightened. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 15657
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WATERSHIP DOWN

by Adams, Richard

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  • First
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second hand
Edition
FIRST
Binding
Hardcover
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PASADENA, California
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MACMILLAN, 1972. A FINE FIRST IN DJ. Fine. Dust jacket condition: Fine. Unstated edition, first printing with a full number line starting with "1". Hardcover in unclipped dustjacket. SIGNED ON BOOKPLATE.. Signed. FIRST.
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