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£20,000.00


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Rowling, J. K

First edition, first impression (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1997). One of 5,150 copies published simultaneously with the first hardback edition, of which there were reportedly 500 copies. This example is also accompanied by a rare card signed by the autho…

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£12,500.00


The Light Fantastic by Pratchett, Terry

First UK edition, first impression (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1986). Signed by the author to the title page. Cover art by Josh Kirby. Publisher's original blue cloth and lettering to spine in gilt with white endpapers and paste-downs. A very good or …

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£6,000.00


El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera [Love in the Time of Cholera] by García Márquez, Gabriel

Limited Edition (Editorial Oveja Negra, 1985). Published simultaneously with the first trade edition and limited to 1,000 copies. Signed by the author with authenticating stamps, as issued. Publisher's textured white boards with black lettering to spin…

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£4,500.00


Rebecca by du Maurier, Daphne

First edition, first impression (Gollancz, 1938). A slip signed, inscribed and dated by the author is loosely laid-in. Adapted on several occasions for stage and television with a further film adaptation due in October 2020.Publisher's original black clot…

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£4,250.00


The Silver Chair by Lewis, C. S

First edition, first impression (Geoffrey Bles Ltd, 1953). Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Faint off-setting to endpapers with a hint of minor spotting to fore-edge and a touch of very mi…

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£4,000.00


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by le Carré, John

First edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1974). Signed by the author to the title page.Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and gilt motif to upper board. A fine and clean copy, free from any marks and inscripti…

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£3,750.00


Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck

First American edition, first impression (The Viking Press, 1954). Signed by the author to the title page. Striking and attractive jacket design by Paul Galdone. The sequel to 'Cannery Row', and adapted into a musical in 1955. Publisher's original beige c…

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£3,500.00


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Signed by the Author by Williams, Tennessee

First edition, first impression and first issue with no mention of The New York Times on the copyright page and no credits to Mielziner & Ballard on page xii (New Directions, New York, 1955). Signed by the author to the title page. One of the most prom…

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£3,250.00


Night Shift by Stephen King

First edition, first impression (Doubleday & Company Inc, 1978), with S52 to rear margin and price of $8.95 to front flap. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author to the front endpaper: "For Stanley All Best, Stephen King 1/15/82". The author's first sh…

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£3,250.00


Brighton Rock by Graham Greene

First American edition, first impression (Viking Press, 1938). True first edition, preceding that of the UK by around one month. Publisher's original red and black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A fine book with black top-stain beautifully preserve…

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£3,000.00


A Draft of XXX Cantos by Ezra Pound

Original buckram with red lettering. One of 200 copies on Canson-Mongolfier paper, of which this is number 31. A very attractive production. A little marking here and there to lower board; touch of fading and very mild browning to spine, as is common; boo…

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£3,000.00


Watership Down by Richard Adams

Limited edition (Paradine, 1976). Winner of the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Prize. Adapted to film in 1978 and into TV series in 1999 and 2018. One of 250 numbered copies with the original slipcase to be signed by the author and illustrator, of which this…

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£3,000.00


Death at the President's Lodging by Innes, Michael

First edition, first impression (Victor Gollancz, 1936). Publisher's original black cloth with red lettering to spine, rear fold-out map present; some spotting to opening pages and to edges, very good otherwise and free from names and inscriptions, in a v…

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£3,000.00


Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith; J. K. Rowling

First edition, first impression (Sphere, 2015). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'To Gary, With love from J. K. Rowling (Jo!) aka Robert Galbraith'. Very rare inscribed in this way. A little crinkling to rear endpaper with a tiny chip…

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£2,950.00


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