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    2001: A Space Odyssey

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    2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke First UK edition, first impression (Hutchinson, 1968). Offered with an envelope signed and inscribed by the author loosely laid in. Publisher's original black cloth with silver lettering to spine and grey endpapers and paste-downs. A near fine copy with a slight spine slant and spotting to top edge, in a near fine dust jacket with a little lifting to laminate at top of upper panel hinge and a hint of trivial edge wear in places. An excellent copy.
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    A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange By Anthony Burgess First edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1962) with first state black boards and wider dust jacket flaps. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Very good with a minor knock to foot of lower board and an area of abrasion to the surface of the front and rear endpapers resulting from the removal of a bookplate; brown spot to gutter foot of opening pages with some staining to opening page of chapter 1 and small hole to page fore-edge; a couple of impressions to the bottom of page 97 also showing, with increasingly less prominence, on following 10 pages. The original dust jacket is price-clipped and has a couple of small marks in biro to upper flap and spine panel verso; minimal wear to extremities and a couple of small nicks to top edge with associated tape repair to verso, better than very good otherwise. A modern dystopian highlight.
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    A Draft of XXX Cantos

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    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; bookplate to front pastedown. Edges uncut. Contents beautiful and clean. Very good or better.
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    A Fairly Honourable Defeat

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    A Fairly Honourable Defeat By Iris Murdoch First Edition, First Impression (Chatto and Windus, 1970). A little compression to spine foot and light soiling to top edge of text block. Original and unclipped dust jacket has some wear to extremities and a stain to verso covered by front flap.
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    A Fish in the Water

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    A Fish in the Water By Mario Vargas Llosa A Signed, First Edition, First Printing of the author's memoir, published after he ran for the presidency of Peru in 1990. The book is still in its original seal and will be wrapped with care and shipped securely to ensure safe delivery.
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    A Handful of Darkness

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    A Handful of Darkness By Philip K. Dick First edition, first impression and first state without ‘World of Chance’ to lower panel and with dark blue boards. Publisher’s original dark blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Bottom portion of boards faintly marked with some off-setting to endpapers; some toning and spotting to edges, which encroaches a little on text of opening pages. The original dust jacket has some chipping to spine ends and corners with a few small closed tears and some moderate toning to lower panel and to verso in places. A very good copy overall of the rare first issue.
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    A House for Mr Biswas

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    A House for Mr Biswas By V.S. Naipaul First American edition, first impression (McGraw-Hill, 1961). Jacket design by Stephen Russ. Original dark green cloth with white lettering to spine. Just a hint of knocking and rubbing to extremities, else fine and internally pristine without names or inscriptions. The original dust jacket is clipped to bottom corner of front flap, but still bears the original '$5.95' price; a few small nicks to spine head with a touch of rubbing here and there. A lovely and bright near fine copy of the author's most iconic work.
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    A Partisan’s Daughter

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    A Partisan's Daughter By Louis de Bernières Limited, First Edition, First Printing (Harvill Secker, 2008). One of only 100 numbered copies to be signed by the author, of which this is number 49. Book is fine in a fine slipcase.
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    A Scanner Darkly

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    A Scanner Darkly By Philip K. Dick UK first edition, first impression (Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1977). Tanning to edges with light foxing to top edge; a couple of small dents to fore-edge; a couple of very minor bumps to spine tips; a couple of unobtrusive previous owner stickers to front paste-down. Original and unclipped dust jacket shows very trivial signs of wear to top edge with slight abrasion to left side of head of spine panel. Near fine overall.
    £350.00
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    An Accidental Man

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    An Accidental Man By Iris Murdoch First Edition and First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1971). Minor bumping to spine tips. Original and price-clipped dust jacket has some rubbing to corners and extremities; corners and spine tips chipped; spotting to front and rear flaps. A very good copy.
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  • £4,000.00
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    Animal Farm

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    Animal Farm By George Orwell First edition, first impression in first state dust jacket with Searchlight Books advertisement in blue to verso (Martin Secker & Warburg, 1945). Publisher's original green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Some mottling in places to covers; contents nice and clean and free from inscriptions; slight cracking to hinges, as is common. Original first state dust jacket with Searchlight Books advertisement printed in blue to verso; price-clipped; some abrasion here and there to hinges and upper panel fore-edge, though less rubbing to spine panel than is often seen; very small tear to top of upper panel hinge; shallow chipping to spine ends and corners with inconspicuous and neat tape reinforcement to spine verso and hinges; A very good copy indeed with no restoration.
    £4,000.00
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    Animal Poems

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    Animal Poems By Ted Hughes Limited edition (Crediton: Richard Gilbertson, 1967). Signed by Ted Hughes to the front endpaper. One of 100 copies produced. 1-6 were interleaved throughout with blank paper, on which the poet wrote out each of the thirteen poems in full, to face the printed text and were also bound in full dark green levant morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 7-16 were interleaved with three manuscript poems and bound in half morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 17-36 contained one poem in manuscript and were bound in decorative covers. The example on offer here is one of the 37-100 copies that were signed by the author. Original salmon fur-grained covers with lettering to the upper cover in black. Faint marginal soiling to spine with minor wrinkling here and there; top edge of upper cover and opening few pages turned up slightly; area of minor staining to lower cover with a little colour transfer to fore-edge of rear endpaper, contents nice and clean otherwise and firmly bound. A very good example of a rare book.
    £400.00
    £400.00