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cover of Foundation

Foundation

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
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£875.00

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First UK edition, first impression (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953). Originally published in the US in 1951. The first book in the Foundation series, which won the Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series in 1966 and forms the basis for the 2021 Apple TV series. Publisher's original black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A near fine book with some of the… Read more
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cover of The Witches

The Witches

by Dahl, Roald

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Proof
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£1,750.00

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An uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Signed by the author to a bookplate affixed to the title page. Original red covers with illustrations by Quentin Blake. A few soft creases and a couple of areas of minor rubbing to spine and upper cover. A very good example indeed of a rare proof, bearing the author's signature.
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cover of The Hobbit

The Hobbit

by Tolkien, J. R. R.

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£2,250.00

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Second edition, fifth impression (Allen and Unwin, 1957). Ninth impression overall. Original green cloth with black lettering and motifs to spine and upper and lower boards with map endpapers and paste-downs. A beautiful, fine and clean copy with only light toning to edges and very slight dustiness to top edge. Boards are completely clean and appear untouched. Internally pristine and… Read more
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£2,250.00
cover of The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

by Hosseini, Khaled

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£400.00

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First edition, first impression (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2003). Signed by the author in Farsi and English to the title page in the year of publication. Publisher's original black cloth with red lettering to spine and blue endpapers and paste-downs. A better than near fine book with just a few isolated spots to edges, free from names and inscriptions, in… Read more
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£400.00
cover of Interview with the Vampire

Interview with the Vampire

by Rice, Anne

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£125.00

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First UK edition, first impression (Raven Books, 1976). The author's debut novel and the basis for the 1994 film adaptation. Soon to be adapted into a new television series. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and red endpapers and paste-downs. Some spotting to edges, but contents nice and clean throughout and free from previous owner names… Read more
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£125.00
cover of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

by le Carré, John

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£3,750.00

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First edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1974). Signed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and gilt motif to upper board. A fine and clean copy, free from any marks and inscriptions with top-stain still nice and bright. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some isolated… Read more
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£3,750.00
cover of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

by Lewis, C. S.

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
£2,500.00

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First edition, first impression (Geoffrey Bles Ltd, 1952). Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Publisher's original light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Some fading to spine with light spotting to rear endpaper and paste-down and a few very faint and isolated spots to preliminaries, contents nice and clean otherwise and free from names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust… Read more
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£2,500.00
cover of Alien

Alien

by Foster, Alan Dean

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£200.00

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First edition, first impression (Macdonald General Books, 1979). Publisher's original black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a tiny nick to top corner of upper panel and a couple of isolated instances of light rubbing. A brilliant example.
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£200.00
cover of James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

by Dahl, Roald

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£550.00

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First UK edition, first impression (George Allen and Unwin, 1967). Illustrated by Michel Simeon. Original pictorial boards. Light spotting to edges and some tape marks to front and rear endpapers, near fine otherwise with boards in superb, pristine condition without the usual lifting, loss or splitting to laminate. A beautiful copy.
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£550.00
cover of A Storm of Swords

A Storm of Swords

by Martin, George R. R.

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
£300.00

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A very good copy with some light marks to top edge and upper board and a faint stain to top of rear endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket is also very good with some edge wear and some creasing in places, primarily to spine panel head and folds. A nice copy of the third book in 'A… Read more
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£300.00
cover of On Her Majesty's Secret Service

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

by Fleming, Ian

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Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£825.00

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1963). Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A little spotting to top edge, but a lovely and clean near fine book otherwise, in a near fine and unclipped dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing in places to extremities and a little toning to spine panel. An excellent… Read more
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£825.00
cover of The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

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Published
1958
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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£2,500.00

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First UK edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1958). Originally published in the US the previous year. Signed and inscribed by the author to front endpaper verso: 'for the children of Battersea with Best Wishes... Dr Seuss'. Rare thus. Publisher's original turquoise pictorial boards. Rubbing to edges and to spine with some bumping to corners; very slight bowing… Read more
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£2,500.00
cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by Rowling, J. K.

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£4,250.00

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First edition, third impression (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1997). The third impression consisted of 500 copies, according to Errington's Bibliography, and has added significance as it was the first Harry Potter book to be issued with a dust jacket. Publisher's original pictorial boards. A fine copy in a better than near fine dust jacket with an original retailer sticker to lower… Read more
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£4,250.00
cover of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by Rowling, J. K.

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Deluxe
Item Price
£250.00

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First deluxe edition, first impression (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1999). Publisher's blue cloth with pictorial on-lay and author's signature to upper board and lettering to spine in gilt. A fantastic, fine and clean copy with no flaws to note.
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£250.00
cover of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by Rowling, J. K.

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Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£75.00

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First edition, first impression (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2005) with misprint on page 99. Publisher's pictorial boards with white endpapers and paste-downs. Near fine with some gentle pushing to spine ends in places; contents clean and free from previous owner names and inscriptions in a near fine dust jacket with some light edge wear in places. A near fine copy of… Read more
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£75.00
cover of The Brave Cowboy

The Brave Cowboy

by Abbey, Edward

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
£325.00

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First English edition, first impression (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1957). The basis for the 1962 Dalton Trumbo film, 'Lonely Are the Brave' starring Kirk Douglas. Publisher's original green boards with lettering to spine in gilt. very good or better with minor toning to edges, light traces of dustiness to top edge and an area of mild browning to title page and… Read more
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£325.00
cover of The Stand

The Stand

by King, Stephen

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£2,750.00

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First edition, first impression (Doubleday, 1978) with 'T39' to the gutter of page 823. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author to the front endpaper: 'For Peter with best wishes, Stephen King 5/5/89'. Quarter-bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, tanned boards and white endpapers and paste-downs. A better than near fine copy with a small knock to… Read more
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£2,750.00
cover of The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three - Signed by the Illustrator

The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three - Signed by the Illustrator

by King, Stephen

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£300.00

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First edition, first impression (Donald M. Grant, 1987). Signed by the illustrator, Phil Hale, to half-title. Original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and grey pictorial endpapers and paste-downs. An unmarked, fine book in a fine dust jacket. A superior copy of the second book in The Dark Tower series.
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£300.00
cover of A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

by Burgess, Anthony

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
£1,500.00

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First edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1962) with first state black boards and wider dust jacket flaps. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Very good with a minor knock to foot of lower board and an area of abrasion to the surface of the front and rear endpapers resulting from the removal of a bookplate; brown spot… Read more
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£1,500.00
cover of The Godfather

The Godfather

by Puzo, Mario

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Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£600.00

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First UK edition, first impression (William Heinemann Ltd, 1969). The basis for the for the famous series of films released between 1972 and 1990. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A near fine book with no internal marks or inscriptions; crease to bottom corner of some pages towards the centre of the book, but boards nice… Read more
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£600.00