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Possessing The Secret Of Joy *SIGNED BY ALICE WALKER*

by Walker, Alice

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1992. A very nice copy in similar dustwrapper which has not been priceclipped. A first printing. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Signed by Alice Walker in black ink to the title page.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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The Guest Of Honour

by Wallace, Irving

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Michael Joseph, 1989. Bound in publishers original red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine. The 249 pages remain in excellent condition with no marks or inscriptions. Housed in the distinctive dustjacket which still retains the original publishers printed price on the front inside flap. Very minimal creasing to top edge otherwise the jacket is in excellent condition with no fading or loss of colour. A very attractive book throughout.. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Tinder Box
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The Tinder Box

by Walters, Minette

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  • fine
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  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 13
9781405048552
ISBN 10
1405048557
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US$31.89
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London, United Kingdom: Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2004. A beautiful copy of this mesmerising Minette Walters novel. Signed by the author to the title page in blue ink. First impression of the first edition. Fine in an equally fine dustwrapper which retains publishers printed price on front inside flap. Dustwrapper protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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In Praise Of Teddy Bears

by Waring, Philippa & Peter

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Souvenir Press, 1980. Bound in the publishers black cloth with bold silver title lettering to spine. The 128 pages remain in excellent condition throughout with no marks or inscriptions and are squarely bound to spine. Full of colour and black and white illustrations, as well as photographs of every type of teddy bear imaginable to supplement the excellent text. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper which has not been priceclipped and has one tiny nick to the front edge, otherwise remaining vivid and bright in near fine condition. A coffee table sized book, with everything that you need to know about the origins and history of the teddy bear and the worlds love affair with it.. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Naturalist's Bedside Book

by BB - D.J. Watkins-Pitchford

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780718119270
ISBN 10
0718119274
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London: Michael Joseph, 1980. Bound in the publishers green cloth hard boards with bold gilt title lettering to spine. The 192 pages remain in crisp, fresh condition with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square and is possibly unread. Binding is sharp with no bumping and title lettering remains definite and legible. Excellent black and white illustrations by BB support the text throughout. Housed in the fine dustwrapper with colour illustration by the author to front panel and publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available at your request. A superb copy of an increasingly scarce BB title.. First Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. FIRST EDITION.
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The Early Years Of Alec Waugh (Signed)

The Early Years Of Alec Waugh (Signed)

by Waugh, Alec

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Farrar Straus and Company, 1963. Bound in the publishers grey cloth binding with bold gilt title lettering to the spine. This copy has been warmly inscribed on the front endpaper by Alec Waugh and is dated Christmas 1963. The book sits solid and square. The 312 pages are in fresh, crisp condition with no marks or flaws and are squarely bound. Black and white photographic frontispiece of Alec Waugh in 1919. There is an extensive index to the rear of the book. Housed in the near fine purple and red dustwrapper which remains vivid and bright with excellent colour tone. Neatly priceclipped. Protected in removable archival sleeve to preserve its condition.The photograph provided is a picture of the book and dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images at your request. A rivetting account of Alec Waughs travel and adventure up to the age of 32 years and a most attractive book.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Will This Do?

by Waugh, Auberon

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  • fine
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Century, 1991. Signed to the front free endpaper in black ink by Auberon Waugh. This is the first printing. Dustwrapper retains publishers printed price on front inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Excellent black and white photographs to middle of book.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Officers and Gentlemen

by Waugh, Evelyn

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1955. Bound in the publishers fine weave blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine. This is a very good copy throughout. Binding tight and fresh. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Previous owners name written neatly to front free endpaper otherwise a very presentable book. Housed in the very good dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Colours remain vibrant and bright. Light chipping to the head and heel of spine with light routine wear and signs of handling otherwise a very good example of a notoriously fragile dustwrapper. Small hairline tears to either side of top of spine but a nice example nontheless. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available on request. A very nice presentable copy.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Black Mischief

by Waugh, Evelyn

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  • very good
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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US$104.26
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London, United Kingdom: Chapman & Hall, 1932. Very light foxing to prelims. Slight lean to spine but not too noticeable. Very minor signs of wear and handling to the snakeskin effect binding otherwise bright. All pages are present and correct and tightly bound. A very respectable copy. STATED FIRST PRINTING.. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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A Little Learning An Autobiography The Early Years

by Waugh, Evelyn

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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USA: Little Brown and Company, 1964. Bound in the publishers oatmeal coloured cloth with contrasting red title lettering to spine. The 234 pages are in fresh, clean condition with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. Top edge dyed red as published. Cloth binding is in excellent condition with no flaws or blemishes and red title lettering is sharp and bright. Book sits solid and square. Black and white photographic frontispiece of a youthful Evelyn Waugh opposite title page and index to rear of book. Housed in the very good dustwrapper which has been neatly priceclipped. Light wear and signs of handling to the edges otherwise very presentable. Protected in removable archival book sleeve 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 throughout and a revealing insight into the early years of this most gifted of writers.. First American Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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The Sporting World of R.S. Surtees

by Welcome, John

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  • fine
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 1982. A tight clean copy with no inscriptions. All pages present and correct. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Housed in the humourous countryside inspired dustwrapper which has not been priceclipped. Minor wear and signs of handling. A nice example. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Many black and white illustrations throughout. Tells the fascinating story of R.S. Surtees' life. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Kipps The Story Of A Simple Soul

by Wells, H.G.

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
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London: Collins This is a neat little book from the Collins 2/6 pocket novels series that proved to be so popular during the 1930s.Finished in royal blue cloth with a blind stamp of H.G. Wells signature on the lower right hand corner of front cover.The 330 pages remain in clean presentable condition throughout and though there is no publication date printed, a neat inscription on ffep reads July 1933 so this would appear to be the nearest date. Contains two full pages of advertisements for the Collins 2/6 pocket novels series at the back of the book. Title lettering has faded on spine and there are minor marks to the cover, otherwise a very acceptable copy.Compact and portable enough to slip in any bag or pocket for the go anywhere H.G. Wells enthusiast !. Very Good.
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Third Line Medicine - Modern Treatment For Persistent Symptoms.

by Werbach, Melvyn R.

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
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UK: Arkana Penguin Books., 1986. The 215 pages remain in fresh, clean condition throughout with no inscriptions.The binding is also in very presentable condition with only miniscule wear. An interesting book that covers both orthodox and alternative treatments for the ailments and illnesses caused by the hectic, modern day lifestyle.. Paperback. Very Good.
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The Navigator

by West, Morris

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Collins, 1976. Overall nice condition and a very acceptable book for any collection.Distinctive Dustwrapper is priceclipped.Pages are clean and fresh and tightly bound to spine. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good.
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STUDIES ON FOSSIL VERTEBRATES PRESENTED TO DAVID MEREDITH SEARES WATSON. (SIGNED).

by Westoll, T. Stanley (edit).

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: The Athlone Press The University of London, 1958. Signed and dated by editor in blue ink to ffep with no further inscriptions. Hard Cover. Book is tightly bound with all pages present and correct. Dustwrapper has small corner nicks, light edgewear, rubbing and overall signs of handling. Spine is lightly browned. Small chip to head of spine otherwise intact. Dustwrapper now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. 263pp. Frontispiece and 1 folding map plus some b/w illustrations and line drawings within the text. Extensive index to rear. Scarce to find a copy signed and dated by the editor T. Stanley Westoll. . Signed by Editor. First Edition. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Prose Pieces

by Wilde, Oscar

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Methuen and Co., 1908. Bound in the publishers original ivory coloured buckram with gilt title lettering to spine and gilt tooling and title lettering to front board. This is the first Methuen edition. This Edition on handmade paper is limited to a 1000 copies for the United Kingdom and America. Top edge dyed gilt as published. All pages are present and correct and tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with no slacknes in the binding. Lighjt signs of handling and a little bumped to the corners but a very nice example of a sturdy and well made book. Photographs of this book are available on request. A very presentable copy of the first Methuen edition of this classic Oscar Wilde collection of prose pieces which is becoming extremely scarce. Contains the famous Canterville Ghost and the Model Millionaire amongst the seven pieces.. First Edition. Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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Memoirs in Miniature. a Volume of Random Reminiscences

by Dr G.C. Williamson

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Grayson & Grayson, 1933. A presentable copy with only minor signs of wear and handling commensurate with age. Inscribed to the front free endpaper 'With compliments from the author, Newell Manor House, Guildford, 1st December 1933' and then signed by the author on the full title page 'George C. Williamson' with no further inscriptions. Scarce signed copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Three Players of a Summer Game and Other Stories

by Williams, Tennessee

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Secker and Warburg, 1960. Bound in the publishers blue cloth binding with bright silver title lettering to spine. This is Tennessee Williams first ever collection of short stories to be published in the United Kingdom. A scarce collection with no US equivalent ever being published. The book is in excellent, crisp condition with no inscriptions or marks. The blue cloth binding remains sharp and fresh with no bumping. Book sits solid and square. Housed in the simple yet very effective dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Very light signs of handling otherwise the dustwrapper remains remarkably fresh and clean. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. This excellent collection of twelve short stories by the master playwright contains the famous The Night Of The Iguana. A lovely, well preserved book. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available on request.. First Edition. Fine/Fine.
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Gentlemen In England

by Wilson, A.N.

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1985. Tightly bound in publishers original brown boards with gilt title letterings to spine.All pages remain clean and presentable with no inscriptions.Excellent pictorial dustjacket designed by Craig Dodd based on the painting L Esthetique by James Tissot and still showing original price of 9.95 net.Very minimal creasing to the edges of the dustjacket is the only real sign of use otherwise very presentable.This book has been well treated over the years and is a good looking example of an excellent novel!. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good.
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Scandal! Private Stories of Public Fame SIGNED BY COLIN WILSON

by Wilson, Colin and Damon Wilson

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  • fine
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Virgin Books, 2003. Read all about it ! Princess Diana, Robert Maxwell, Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, the Kennedys, OJ Simpson, Jeffrey Archer, Profumo, Frank Sinatra and many more ! Signed 'For James, Warm Regards, Colin, 20 Mar 03' Colin Wilson rarely signed his books using his full name but nearly always used simply Colin. A very nice presentable copy. Housed in the very good dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. The first printing in this edition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION.
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