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cover of Thud!

Thud!

by Pratchett, Terry

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£135.00

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First edition, first impression (Doubleday, 2005). Signed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A fine book, with very slight dustiness to top edge, in a fine and unclipped dust jacket with very light traces of wear to top edge.
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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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£875.00
cover of Ariel

Ariel

by Plath, Sylvia

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Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£600.00

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First edition, first impression (Faber and Faber, 1965). Publisher's original red cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A fine copy, with a couple of isolated instances of mild rubbing to edges, in a very good dust jacket with some chipping to spine tips, a few small nicks to edges, and a little light toning to spine panel.
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£600.00
cover of The Mockery Bird

The Mockery Bird

by Durrell, Gerald

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, Mockery Bird, Signed, Durrell
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£400.00

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First edition, first impression (Collins, 1981). Signed by the author to the dedication page with a heart drawn around the name 'Lee' in the author's hand. Lee McGeorge Durrell is the author's second wife who, in addition to co-authoring books with her husband, is also a naturalist, zookeeper, and television presenter. Publisher's original green cloth with lettering to spine… Read more
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£400.00
cover of George's Marvellous Medicine

George's Marvellous Medicine

by Dahl, Roald

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Fine Book Cellar ABA ILAB PBFA
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
£625.00

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1981). Signed by the author to a bookplate affixed to the title page, accompanied by the cut signature of the illustrator. Publisher's original blue cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A couple of marks to pages 26 and 27, otherwise clean internally and free from names and inscriptions, with extremely faint traces of… Read more
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£625.00
cover of The Witches

The Witches

by Dahl, Roald

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Proof
Item Price
£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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£1,750.00
cover of Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian

by McCarthy, Cormac

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£600.00

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First UK edition, first impression (Picador, 1989). Publisher's original red cloth with white lettering to spine and white endpapers and paste-downs. A fine book with some toning to edges, but otherwise clean internally and free from names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has only trivial traces of edge wear, primarily to spine foot, fine otherwise. An excellent copy… Read more
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£600.00
cover of Awful Auntie

Awful Auntie

by Walliams, David

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£100.00

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First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014). Signed by the author to half-title. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket with some creasing to spine head.
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£100.00
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 Once and Future King

The Once and Future King

by White, T. H.

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Published
1958
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£825.00

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First edition, first impression (Collins, 1958). Publisher's original dark blue cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Very faint off-setting and a few areas of faint browning to endpapers, a beautifully preserved, fine copy otherwise in a near fine and unclipped dust jacket with a few instances of minimal wear to edges, and no restoration of any kind. A superb… Read more
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£825.00
cover of Smiley's People

Smiley's People

by le Carré, John

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£60.00

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First edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1980). The third book in the Karla Trilogy. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and white endpapers and paste-downs. A fine book in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with some fading to the spine panel, a small tear to spine head and very small nick to… Read more
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£60.00
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 Birdsong

Birdsong

by Faulks, Sebastian

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£235.00

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First edition, first impression (Hutchinson, 1993). Publisher's original green cloth with silver lettering to spine and grey endpapers and paste-downs. A fine book, free from names and inscriptions, with just a touch of rubbing to bottom edge, in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with mild wear to top edge and a tiny nick to foot of upper fore-edge. … Read more
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£235.00
cover of Nutshell

Nutshell

by McEwan, Ian

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£40.00

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 2016). Signed by the author to the title page. Also comes with the flyer for the event where the book was signed. A fine book in a fine dust jacket.
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£40.00
cover of Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy: The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death's End

Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy: The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death's End

by Liu, Cixin

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Published
2015-16
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£2,000.00

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A complete set of the books comprising the Remembrance of Earth's past trilogy (Head of Zeus, 2015 - 2016). All signed by the author to the title page rather than to a signed and numbered page tipped into the binding. Rare thus. 'The Three-Body Problem' has also been signed by the translator. 'The Dark Forest' has a very small closed… Read more
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£2,000.00
cover of The Cement Garden

The Cement Garden

by McEwan, Ian

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
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£150.00

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1978). Signed by the author to the title page. The author's third book and first novel, published after the short story collections 'First Love, Last Rites' and 'In Between the Sheets'. Original green cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Some foxing to top edge and a few small spots to fore-edge, near fine… Read more
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£150.00
cover of Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Underland: A Deep Time Journey

by Macfarlane, Robert

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Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£40.00

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First edition, first impression (Hamish Hamilton, 2019). Signed by the author to the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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£40.00
cover of The House of the Dead

The House of the Dead

by Dostoevsky, Fyodor (Dostoyevsky)

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Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£400.00

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First edition, first impression of the Constance Garnett edition (William Heinemann, 1915). The fifth volume of the author's works to be translated by Garnett. Publisher's original red cloth with blind-stamp to upper and lower boards. Some darkening to top edge and to fore-edge of upper board. Sunning to spine. Neat and discreet owner name to front endpaper with occasional light… Read more
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£400.00
cover of Mort

Mort

by Pratchett, Terry

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£350.00

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First edition, second impression (Gollancz, 1988). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. Originally published two months earlier in November of the previous year. The fourth novel in the Discworld series. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and white endpapers and paste-downs. A near fine copy with some spotting to top edge. Contents… Read more
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£350.00
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