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The Family Tree
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The Family Tree

by Cadwalladr, Carole

  • Used
  • fine
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 13
9780385608312
ISBN 10
0385608314
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom: Doubleday - a Division of Transworld Publishers, 2005. This is the first printing with a full number line 12345678910 The book looks possibly unread with no inscriptions. Dustwrapper has only slight wear and signs of handling. Publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A presentable copy of the authors first novel. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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The First Man
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The First Man

by Camus, Albert

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780679439370
ISBN 10
0679439374
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New York, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1995. Bound in the publishers beige coloured hardcovers with gilt title lettering on red quarter cloth to the spine. Blind stamped with the authors initials AC in gilt to the front board. The 325 pages are in excellent condition throughout with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. Decorated double endpapers featuring the writing notes of Camus to the front and rear of book. This is the First Edition translated from the French by David Hapgood. The handwritten manuscript was discovered in the car wreckage which caused the authors untimely death in 1960. Housed in the fine dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. The photograph supplied is a picture of the book and dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request. A beautiful copy of this poignant Camus title.. First Edition. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Shakespeare Studied in Eight Plays

by Hon. Albert S. G. Canning

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903. Very good condition hardback bound in navy boards showing title lettering clear and definite on spine in gilt lettering. Gilt decoration and title lettering also sharp and legible on front board. 495 pages all present and correct. Contents clean. Tightly bound. Minor signs of wear and handling but a well preserved copy. Signed and inscribed by the author to 'The Earl of Kilmory with the authors compliments' Also has the Earl of Kilmory's attractive armorial bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. This is the 1903 copy which is a lot harder to encounter than the later 1908 copy. An interesting signed association copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Black Flamingo

by Canning, Victor

  • Used
  • fair
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fair
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1962. This is an ex library copy but having said that it has not faired that badly.The pages are still quite fresh and clean and tightly bound .There are however all the usual library markings and stamps on the ffep with remnants of tape to the dustwrapper and inside and out hardboard cloth covers.Very nice pictoral dustwrapper Not priceclipped Sold purely as a fair reading copy but still an inexpensive addition to any low budget collection and could easily be cleaned up.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Fair.
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Money and Other Stories

by Capek, Karel

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
THIRD IMPRESSION
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Hutchinson & Co., 1929. Bound in the publishers red cloth with contrasting black title lettering to spine. An excellent collection of nine short stories from this great Czech writer including the title story 'MONEY' The book is the third impression and this is duly stated on the title page. Book sits solid and sqaure with no inscriptions. A very decent copy. Housed in an even earlier (second impression) dustwrapper with the very rare colourful wraparound advertising band featuring newspaper reviews. Dustwrapper a little dusty overall with minor signs of handling otherwise a lovely example of the striking dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve for preservation. A very nice copy indeed. A writer who is extremely well known both in the UK and the USA as a forerunner and pioneer of early science fiction and a fine craftsmen in that particular genre. Scarce in the surviving dustwrapper.. THIRD IMPRESSION. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 3rd Impression.
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Music for Chameleons
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Music for Chameleons

by Capote, Truman

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394508269
ISBN 10
0394508262
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New York, U.S.A.: Random House, 1980. A very nice copy with no inscriptions in an equally nice dustwrapper which has publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Book sits solid and square with no bumping to corners. A very clean and sharp copy. Maintains an impressive shelf appearance with no fading to the spine of the dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A sharp copy of a relatively common, yet popular and interesting, Truman Capote collection of writing. Provides a very rare and candid insight into the mind of this most original and creative American writer.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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The Thanksgiving Visitor

by Capote, Truman

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1967. Bound in the publishers stone coloured boards with red cloth to spine. This is the 'first printing' as stated on the verso of the title page in the copyright notes. Gilt title lettering to red cloth spine. Book appears very tight and unread with no inscriptions. High quality paper constitutes the pages within. All corners remain sharp. An excellent slim volume of writing based on Truman Capote's childhood memories with a particular southern flavour. A very crisp and fine copy inside and out. Many insights and clues into the classic Southern childhood of one of America's most treasured and celebrated writers.. First Edition. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

by Carey, Peter

  • Used
  • near fine
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 13
9780571171972
ISBN 10
0571171974
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London, United Kingdom: Faber & Faber, 1994. A sharp, well preserved copy with no inscriptions. Possibly read once. Full number line 1-10 denotes the first printing. Housed in the thought provoking dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact. Dustwrapper is protected in a removable archival book sleeve to preserve its condition. Offered at a very reasonable price.. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Jack Maggs

by Carey, Peter

  • Used
  • very good
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 13
9780571190881
ISBN 10
057119088x
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London, United Kingdom: Faber and Faber, 1997. Presentation inscription to ffep otherwise a clean and tidy example. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Minimal signs of handling.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Most Secret

by Carr, John Dickson

  • Used
  • fine
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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US$60.73
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1964. This is the first impression of the first edition. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp and remains in fine condition. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions. The fine pictoral dustwrapper retains publishers price on inside flap. Bright and vivid with no fading. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve condition. A lovely copy inside and out... First Edition. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Yoga for All Ages

by Carr, Rachel E.

  • Used
  • good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780004118208
ISBN 10
0004118200
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Collins, 1973. Bound in red cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine. The 160 pages are in clean, unmarked condition throughout with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. General wear to the cloth boards otherwise the binding is in presentable condition.The excellent text is supported by an abundance of black and white photographs and line drawings to aid instruction. This informative book covers the rudiments of yoga in six stages. A large, coffee table sized book that measures 28cm tall x 22cm wide. An easy to follow guide for the yoga novice. Good/No Jacket.
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Killer In The Rain
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Killer In The Rain

by Chandler, Raymond

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1964. Bound in the publishers fine weave two tone blue boards with contrasting white title lettering to spine and front board. This is the first American edition of the collection of eight short stories from which sprang the infamous sleuth Philip Marlowe. Much of the material within these short stories formed the basis for Raymond Chandlers first four novels. The 394 pages remain in fresh, clean condition with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all hinges strong. A sharp presentable book inside and out. Housed in the Rob Howard designed atmospheric dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Light overall wear and rubbing mainly to the edges otherwise the dustwrapper is in very good condition. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available on request. Within these stories one finds suspense, violence and tragedy in a big… Read more
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Poodle Springs
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Poodle Springs

by Chandler, Raymond; Parker, Robert B.

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780399134821
ISBN 10
0399134824
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New York, U.S.A.: G.P. Putnam, 1989. Bound in the publishers pink paper covered boards with blue to spine. Bold silver title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition with a full number line of 1-10 in the copyright notes. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Parker picks up where Chandler left off on his unfinished seventh Philip Marlowe crime adventure. The book was incomplete at the time of Chandler's death. Housed in the superb Ann Spinelli designed dustwrapper with the classic detective - dame picture to the front panel. Publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper displays the 8910 code on the bottom inside flap indicating the books true first printing status. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A nice copy of a classic Raymond Chandler crime caper !. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Vendetta for the Saint

by Charteris, Leslie

  • Used
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1965. A clean tight copy ! This is the first printing. Gilt title lettering to spine and the classic Saint emblem to front board remain sharp and definite. There is a neat previous owners name to the front free endpaper which remains discreet. All pages are present and correct. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Possibly read once ! Housed in the all white dustwrapper with vivid contrasting black and red title lettering and Saint insignia. Publishers printed price remains intact on front inside flap. Minimal wear and signs of handling. A very nice example of the dustwrapper now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. The Saint marches on !. First Edition. Very Good +/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Saint Overboard

by Charteris, Leslie

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1936. 1st Edition and 1st Printing.........A decent, solid copy which is becoming scarce !............. All pages present and correct with no inscriptions. No loose leafs. Top edge a little dusty. Front and rear endpapers age browned and foxed somewhat, otherwise clean internally. Binding has minor rubbing and shelfwear to edges. Spine label slightly chipped and a little dulled as is usual with this title.Top and bottom of spine somewhat softened with slight wear. Corner tips a little softened and with minor bumping. Cloth bound boards are a little age marked with overall signs of handling. ON THE WHOLE A GOOD, SOLID FIRST EDITION COPY OF AN EARLY SAINT CLASSIC AND PRICED TO SELL !. First Edition. Cloth. Good. FIRST EDITION.
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The Saint in New York

by Charteris, Leslie

  • Used
  • very good
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Twentieth Impression
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1952. A nice solid copy with no inscriptions. All pages present and correct. Dustwrapper has some edgewear but looks presentable in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Vivid dustwrapper artwork with the Saint against a typical New York street water hydrant. Priceclipped. Overall an agreeable copy. Twentieth Impression. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 20th Impression.
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The Saint Goes On

by Charteris, Leslie

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1934. Bound in the publishers slate blue board with black title lettering to spine and front board. This is the first printing of this scarce Simon Templar collection of three Saint stories. 'First printed ... 1934' printed on the verso of the title page as denotes the first impression. A well used and fairly worn copy although the book is still well bound and all pages are present. The boards are marked and shelfworn to the edges as is the spine which has some fraying to the head and tail. There is a discreet long standing small gift inscription to the front free endpaper. A somewhat well used copy but still perfectly readable. Inexplicably scarce in the first printing. Let me know if you need images or further information regarding this book and I will happily oblige.. First Edition. Near Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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Hickory Dickory Dock

by Christie, Agatha

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Collins Crime Club, 1955. Bound in the publishers red cloth with black title lettering and Crime Club Insignia to spine. The 191 pages remain in fresh, unmarked condition throughout and are squarely bound. Slight fading to spine, otherwise the binding is bright and in very good condition. A neat little book throughout.. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket.
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THE BIG FOUR

by Christie, Agatha

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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Dodd, Mead, New York, 1927. **** FIRST US EDITION AND FIRST PRINTING WITH ALL POINTS DENOTING AS SUCH **** A decent copy which is the first US edition. All pages are well bound with no loose or missing leafs. Binding is somewhat rubbed, marked and surface faded in places. Shelfworn to edges. Corners are bumped. Small chip to bottom edge of page one as can be seen in pictures. Pages are rough cut as published. Top and tail of spine cloth is a little softened. Top edge is dusty. OVERALL SIGNS OF WEAR AND HANDLING COMMENSURATE WITH AGE......................... BUT AN OVERALL RESPECTABLE COPY NONTHELESS CONSIDERING THE BOOKS AGE ! . First Edition. Cloth. Near Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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Passenger To Frankfurt

by Christie, Agatha

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Collins Crime Club, 1970. A respectable copy overall. Dustwraper is protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preseve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwraper are available on request. The Rare Book Shelf carries an interesting stock of first edition Agatha Christie titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good.
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