from Nothing Like A Good Book

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Chester Himes a Life

by Sallis, James

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2000
Condition
As New
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780862419547
Item Price
£33.99

Show Details

Description:
U.S.A.: Payback Press/Cannongate Books, 2000. A beautiful As New unread first edition of the definitive biography of Chester Himes written by James Sallis, the writer of sych classics as The Long-Legged Fly and Drive. Signed by James Sallis on the title page.. Boldly SIGNED By Author on Title Page. First American Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£33.99
No cover image available

New Noir

by Shirley, John

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780932511553
Item Price
£12.75

Show Details

Description:
Brooklyn, New York: Black Ice Books, 1993. Unread. Six short stories by cutting-edge writer John Shirley. A hint of wear to front flap.. First Edition, First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.75
No cover image available

The Rule Of Four

by Dustin Thomason; Caldwell, Ian; Thomason, Dustin

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781844130054
Item Price
£144.45

Show Details

Description:
United Kingdom: Century, 2004. In a clear protective mylar cover. True first edition, preceding the US edition. Unread, with the original red price sticker to front flap of dj. Debut novel with a very small print run purported to be less than two thousand copies. The phenomenal best-seller and one of the best literary mysteries of the last… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£144.45
No cover image available

The Rule Of Four

by Dustin Thomason; Caldwell, Ian; Thomason, Dustin

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780385337113
Item Price
£50.98

Show Details

Description:
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dial Press, 2004. In a clear protective mylar cover. A beautiful unread copy. The phenomenal best-seller and one of the best literary mysteries of the last decade about two Princeton students on the brink of solving a centuries old mystery concerning the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, one of the wrold's most rare and valuable books. Light… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£50.98
No cover image available

From the Dust Returned: A Family Remembrance

by Bradbury, Ray

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780380973828
Item Price
£21.24

Show Details

Description:
New York: William Morrow & Co, 2001. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Unread. A lyrical, fantastic novel by the master fantasist about the Eternal Family who have been around since before the spinx first sank its claws into the Egyptian sand, and they live in a houe of mystery and imagination in upper Illinois. Light… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£21.24
No cover image available

Inkspell

by Funke, Cornelia; Latsch, Oliver

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781904442097
Item Price
£55.23

Show Details

Description:
New York: Chicken House, 2005. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Unread. The author's third novel following the tremdous success of her first, 'The Thief Lord' and a sequel to 'Inkheart'. Meggie is drawn back into the medieval linkscape of Inkscape of the past in search of Dustfinger.. First American Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£55.23
No cover image available

Inkspell

by Funke, Cornelia; Latsch, Oliver

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)
ISBN
9781904442097
Item Price
£63.73

Show Details

Description:
New York: Chicken House, 2005. Advanced reading copy of the first US edition, including a CD of author's readings from this novel. Unread. A beautiful collector's copy of the first English language edition. The author's third novel following the tremdous success of her first, 'The Thief Lord' and a sequel to 'Inkheart'. Meggie is drawn back into the medieval… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£63.73
No cover image available

True History of the Kelly Gang

by Carey, Peter

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780375410840
Item Price
£29.74

Show Details

Description:
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 2001. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Signed and inscribed on the title page, "To - , with thanks". Winner of the 2001 Booker Prize, this is the author's retelling of the mythic outlaw iwho was a Robin Hood figure in the nineteenth century Australia who was a thief and murderer to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£29.74
No cover image available

Inkheart

by Funke, Cornelia; Latsch, Oliver

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2003
Condition
As New
Edition
First U.K. Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781904442097
Item Price
£59.48

Show Details

Description:
Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom: Chicken House, 2003. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Unread. A beautiful collector's copy of the first English language edition. The author's second novel following the tremendous success of her first, 'The Thief Lord'. Meggie's father is a bookbinder who has the ability to breathe life into his characters, and they're on the run… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£59.48
No cover image available

Blood on the Tongue

by Booth, Stephen

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2002
Condition
As New
Edition
True First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780007136285
Item Price
£233.67

Show Details

Description:
London, UK: HarperCollins Publishers, 2002. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. A beautiful unread copy. This novel was a finalist for the CWA Dagger Award and is the author's third novel featuring DS Diane Fry and DC Ben Cooper. The first printing of 'Blood on the Tongue' had a very small print run which sold out before publication and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£233.67
No cover image available

Suspicious Minds

by Edwards, Martin

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780749901110
Item Price
£46.73

Show Details

Description:
London, UK: Piatkus Crime, 1992. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Unread. The second novel in the excellent Harry Devlin series finds Solicitor Devlin hunting a murderer after a client's wife and then the daughter and her boyfriend go missing. Light rubbing to flaps.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£46.73
No cover image available

The Ticket That Exploded

by Burroughs, William S.

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£101.96

Show Details

Description:
New York: Grove Press, 1967. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Following 'The Soft Machine' this is the second of Burroughs' 'cut-up' trilogy. This is the revised and expanded version with new material that was not in the original 1962 Olympia Press edition. Light soiling , rubbing to flaps, a touch of soiling to text… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£101.96
No cover image available

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

by Junger, Sebastian

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780393040166
Item Price
£46.73

Show Details

Description:
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1997. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Sebastian Junger's extraordinary account of the Andrea Gail and her crew of six that disappeared without a trace in the middle of one of the most hoffific stormes imaginable in 1991. Made into a movie starring George Clooney. Light wear to spine… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£46.73
No cover image available

Vacuum Flowers

by Swanwick, Michael

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1987
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780877958703
Item Price
£38.24

Show Details

Description:
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arbor House, 1987. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. In this cyber-tale set in the far future, an artificial intelligence net has taken over Earth. A woman is given an artificial personality awakens in a medical center and escapes, pursued by powerful corporations who value her new-found abilities. Other than… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.24
No cover image available

Foundation's Edge

by Asimov, Isaac

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780385177252
Item Price
£33.99

Show Details

Description:
New York: Doubleday, 1982. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. The fourth book in the Foundation series picks up 498 years after theestablishment of the First Foundation but the sudden re-appearance of Hari Seldon raisessome questions for a young councilman who finds himself exiled into space for asking them. Light soiling to rear flap, bumping to tail… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£33.99
No cover image available

Whispers Vol 6, Number 3-4

by Schiff, Stuart David

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£12.75

Show Details

Description:
Binghamton, NY: Schiff, Stuart David, 1987. Digest- trade paperback size magazine of fantastic fiction. Excellent fiction from one of the premier horror and fantasy magazines of the eighties, with wrap-around color-art by Stepehn Fabian.The contents page reads like a who's who of horror fiction: early Joe Lansdale, Hugh Cave, Fritz Leiber, David Drake, Brian Lumley and many others. Light creasing… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.75
No cover image available

Night Visions 7

by Lymon, Richard; Williamson, Chet; Wiater, Stanley; Brandner, Gary

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780913165508
Item Price
£38.24

Show Details

Description:
Arlington, Illinois: Dark Harvest Books, 1989. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. A collection of stories featuring the fantastic Richard Laymon. Four stories by Richard Laymon ("Mop Up," "Wishbone," "Bad News," "Madman Stan"), three by Chet Williamson ("Blue Notes," "The Confessions of St. James," "Assurances of the Self Extinction of Man"), and one novella by Gary Brandner ("Damntown").… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.24
No cover image available

Spider, Spin Me a Web

by Block, Lawrence

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780898793260
Item Price
£42.49

Show Details

Description:
Cincinnati, Ohio,: North Light Books, 1988. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. The now scarce collections of essays and advice to the new or seasoned writer from one of the best writersworking today. A hint of wear to tail of spine, one tiny short-closed tear to head of dj spine, small nick to top text block, light… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£42.49
No cover image available

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

by Clarke, Susanna

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781582344164
Item Price
£84.97

Show Details

Description:
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Bloomsbury, 2004. In a clear protective Brodart Cover. First edition in a black dj with red enpapers. The phenomenal novel that's already into multiple printings. In 1806 England., two practicing magicians, Mr. Norrell, and the promising young magician, Jonathan Strange, form an alliance to help in the war against the Frenchl. A fantastic… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£84.97
No cover image available

The Gallery of His Dreams

by Rusch, Kristine Kathryn

Seller
Nothing Like A Good Book
Published
1991
Condition
As New
Item Price
£16.99

Show Details

Description:
Eugene, OR: Axolotl Press, 1991. Unread. Limited editon, trade paperback, 1/500, SIGNED by the author and Deam Wesley Smith, who wrote the introduction. Excellent fantasy novella that won the Locus Award for Best Fiction that's about Mathew Brady, a photographer who records the horros of the battlefield during the Civil War. The author who writes in many genres including science… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£16.99