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The Governors Life

by Unwin, David

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  • good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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London: Michael Joseph and The Book Society, 1954. Attractive gilt title lettering to spine which has a slight lean.222 pages very fresh and clean throughout.Overall a decent reading copy of an excellent novel!. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket.
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Gertrude and Claudius

by Updike, John

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Hamish Hamilton, 2000. A tight, square copy inside and out with no inscriptions. The first UK printing with a full number line 1-10 Housed in the eyecatching dustwrapper which has been neatly priceclipped otherwise a lovely example. Protected in removable archival booksleeve to preserve condition.. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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The Coup
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The Coup

by Updike, John

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394503554
ISBN 10
0394503554
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US$36.37
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New York, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1978. Bound in the publishers green cloth with silver and gilt title lettering to spine. The 298 pages remain in fresh, crisp condition and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square. Housed in the distinctive dark green dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. The photograph provided is a picture of the book and the dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request. An attractive copy of this excellent John Updike novel.. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine.
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Roger's Version

by Updike, John

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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US$66.56
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U.S.A.: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1986. The Signed First Edition Society, 4 raised bands, satin ribbon, AEG, full gilt embossed blue leather. Marbled Moire silk endpapers, pp.329, SIGNED by the author on the second plain ffep. A very clean and well preserved copy in near fine condition with only very minor signs of handling. THIS IS A FIRST LIMITED EDITION SIGNED IN INK BY PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOHN UPDIKE ON THE BLANK FRONTIS PAGE. Dale Kohler is an earnest young student who wants to prove God's existence using a computer. He seeks the help of middle-aged divinity professor Roger Lambert who prefers to leave faith a mystery and finds Dale's visit rather disruptive. The project results in an affair between Dale and Roger's unhappy wife and also introduces Roger to the wild and sexy Verna, his half-sister's daughter.....hmmm..... sounds racey ! A LOVELY COPY FOR THE COLLECTOR ! . Signed by Author. First Edition. Near Fine/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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Bech Is Back
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Bech Is Back

by Updike, John

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394528069
ISBN 10
0394528069
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Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1982. Bound in the publishers fine weave brown cloth with gilt and silver title lettering to spine. The 195 pages are in fresh, unmarked condition throughout with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square. Top edge dyed dark grey as published. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Light signs of handling to the edges otherwise the dustwrapper remains very presentable and in near fine condition. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. The photograph provided is a picture of the book and the dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request. A nice, sharp copy.. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine.
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QBVII

by Uris, Leon

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  • very good
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: William Kimber, 1971. A very accomplished novel by the author of Exodus and Topaz. Book is in very good condition with previous owners name to flyleaf. Dustwrapper in good condition with a very precise drawing of Leon Uris by Leslie Emery to the rear panel which almost looks like a photograph. Light chipping and small hairline tears to edges. FIRST UK EDITION. Dustwrapper protected in removable archival booksleeve. Scarce first UK edition. An absorbing novel. First Edition. Very Good/Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Tally to the Rescue

by USHERWOOD, Hazel

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd, 1954. Colour pictures by Ionicus 48pp No date as normal with Blackie books but inscription on front title page by the author 'To the three Bells with good wishes from the author Hazel Usherwood' dated September 1954. Assumed first printing. No dustwrapper. All pages present and correct and tightly bound. Lightly marked illustrated boards with minor signs of handling commensurate with age. Corners bumped. Interior pages clean and tidy. A nice copy in presentable condition. 48pp. Tally which is short for Talisman is a little yet rather useful training plane. Hazel Underwood was not a prolific author and books signed by her are very uncommon. Not easily found signed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Ionicus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Grey Rabbit and the Circus

by Uttley, Alison

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Collins, 1961. Bound in the publishers paper covered boards with classic Margaret Tempest colour illustration to front. This is the first edition of yet another classic Grey Rabbit adventure. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square. A lovely clean copy inside and out. Housed in the matching Margaret Tempest dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper is in fine condition with no noticeable faults. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. This charming tale sees the Woodland creatures encounter a never before seen circus and the conjuring achievements of a black hare cause great excitement ! So strong and rich is its impression that we see the Woodland creatures wishing to run away with the circus. Another classic Alison Uttley childrens tale presented in excellent collectable condition. . First Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Margaret Tempest.… Read more
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The Knot Squirrel Tied

by Uttley, Alison

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Collins , 1937. Bound in the publishers cream coloured paper covered boards with red title lettering and superb Margaret Tempest colour illustration onlaid to front board. All 101 pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Internally the book is in excellent condition. Very bright and fresh. The lightest signs of handling to the boards otherwise this is certainly a near fine copy. Photographs of the book are available on request. A sturdy, well made example of an Alison Uttley classic childrens tale. Scarce in this condition.. First Edition. Near Fine. Illus. by Margaret Tempest. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Little Grey Rabbits Washing-Day

by Uttley, Alison

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  • good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
Second Impression
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Collins, 1944. This is the second impression printed in September 1944 of this delightful childrens book.The grey card boards are in only fair condition with all of the card lost to the spine. However the book is still very delicately bound together. There is rubbing and bumping to the front and back covers Partial loss and damage of pictorial front endpaper. The interior pages and colour pictures are in excellent condition throughout with no loss of colour or damage to the plates. One for the caring collector or restoration enthusiast.. Second Impression. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Margaret Tempest.
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How Little Grey Rabbit Got Back Her Tale

by Uttley, Alison

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1934. Bound in the publishers grey paper covered hardboards with blue title lettering to front board and spine. This is the rare first impression of the New Edition published December 1934. Effectively the second impression of a book which first appeared in 1930. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with al corners sharp. Beautiful full colour illustrations by the legendary Margaret Tempest throughout the text remain in superb condition. Book is fox free and in almost as new condition. Title lettering to spine and front board remains sharp and definite as does the delightful colour illustration pasted to front board. A book that bears all the hallmarks of having been extremely well looked after over the years. Author and artist together creating the perfect childrens book. Photographs of the book are available on request. A very presentable and well preserved copy of this exquisite Alison Uttley… Read more
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Moldy Warp the Mole

by Uttley, Alison

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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US$92.45
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London: Collins, 1940. Bound in the publishers grey paper covered boards. This is the first impression of the first edition and bears all the hallmarks of having been well looked after over the years. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Circular Margaret Tempest colour pictoral illustration onlaid to front board remains in excellent condition. Superbly illustrated throughout in colour by the inimitable Margaret Tempest. Double matching endpapers to front and rear of book. A very fresh copy with only the slightest signs of handling. Photographs of the book are available at your request. A lovely copy in near fine condition of a perennial childrens favourite. A scarce Alison Uttley title to encounter in the first edition.. First Edition. Very Good +. Illus. by Margaret Tempest. FIRST EDITION.
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