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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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  • £1,500.00
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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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  • £3,000.00
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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.
    £3,000.00
    £3,000.00
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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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  • £135.00
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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.
    £135.00
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    £500.00
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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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  • £1,000.00
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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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  • £115.00
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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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    £115.00
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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
    £350.00
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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

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    A Short History of Nearly Everything By Bill Bryson First edition, first impression (Doubleday, 2003). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and pictorial endpapers and paste-downs. A fine copy, with mild toning to edges, in a fine dust jacket. Rare inscribed.
    £300.00
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  • £300.00
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    A Storm of Swords

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    A Storm of Swords By George R. R. Martin A very good copy with some light marks to top edge and upper board and a faint stain to top of rear endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket is also very good with some edge wear and some creasing in places, primarily to spine panel head and folds. A nice copy of the third book in 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.
    £300.00
    £300.00
  • £1,750.00
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    A Thin Ghost and Others

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    A Thin Ghost and Others By M. R. James First edition, first impression (London: Edward Arnold, 1919). Publisher's original dark grey cloth with light grey lettering to spine and spider's web motif, title and author's name in grey to upper board. Owner's name in ink to title page with light browning to endpapers and half-title; mild bumping and rubbing to corners and extremities; top edge a little darkened; some minor cracking to binding at page 16, but all pages still holding firm. A very good copy indeed of the author's scarce third collection of ghost stories.
    £1,750.00
    £1,750.00
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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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  • £400.00
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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
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    Artemis

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    Artemis By Andy Weir First Editon, First Impression (Del Rey, 2017). Signed by the author to the title page, rather than to a limitation page tipped-in to the binding. New and unread.
    £50.00
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  • £700.00
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    Blandings Castle

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    Blandings Castle By P. G. Wodehouse First edition, first impression (Herbert Jenkins, 1935). Original publisher's turquoise cloth with black lettering to spine and upper board. Some browning to spine with a little marginal browning to boards; corners a little rubbed; toning to edges with some spotting to fore-edge; free from inscriptions. The first issue jacket is correctly priced at 7'6 with some loss to spine ends and corners with tape repair to verso; a few tears to edges and some fraying to folds.
    £700.00
    £700.00
  • £750.00
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    Brave New World

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    First edition, first impression (Chatto & Windus, 1932). Half-bound in brown morocco with black labels and gilt lettering. Blue top-stain present; some toning to edges with small areas of soiling to fore-edges of pages 2 and 3; a little faint and very occasional spotting to contents; trivial mark to lower spine visible upon close inspection. A near fine copy overall.
    £750.00
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  • £3,000.00
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    Brighton Rock

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    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 preserved, internally clean and free from any inscriptions with a small previous owner sticker to front paste-down. The original, first issue George Salter jacket with $2.50 price to front flap has a touch of toning to spine panel, as is common, with light and occasional rubbing to extremities and a small closed tear to foot of upper joint. An excellent, near fine or better copy of a rare title, especially in superior condition.
    £3,000.00
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  • £2,950.00
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    Career of Evil

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    Career of Evil By Robert Galbraith 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 to top corner of upper panel of dust jacket. An excellent example, bearing a unique and personal inscription from the author.
    £2,950.00
    £2,950.00
  • £1,250.00
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    Career of Evil

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    Career of Evil By Robert Galbraith First edition, first impression (Sphere, 2015). Signed by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) to the title page. Fine overall with a very minor ding to bottom edge of boards and a couple of very small and unnoticeable indentations to upper board. Original and unclipped dust jacket is in fine condition. An excellent example and uncommon bearing the author's signature to the title page.
    £1,250.00
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  • £3,250.00
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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof By Tennessee Williams First edition, first impression and first issue with no mention of The New York Times on the copyright page and no credits to Mielzinger & Ballard on page xii (New Directions, New York, 1955). Signed by the author to the title page. One of the most prominent playwrights of 20th Century American Drama. Publisher's original light brown cloth with black lettering to spine. A fine and clean book, with just a hint of pushing to spine foot in the near fine or better dust jacket with minor rubbing to spine head and top corner of upper panel and a few very faint stains to lower panel. A superb copy.
    £3,250.00
    £3,250.00
  • £1,000.00
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    Christine

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    Christine By Stephen King First UK edition, first impression (Hodder and Stoughton, 1983). Signed by the author to the title page. Rare signed. Publisher's original black cloth with lettering to the spine in gilt. A little faint marking to boards and the slightest hint of a spine slant, near fine otherwise and free from any previous owner names or inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some moderate wear, mainly to top edge. Spine panel nice and unfaded. A very good copy indeed.
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  • £75.00
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    Consider Her Ways & Others

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    Consider Her Ways & Others By John Wyndham First Edition, First Impression (Michael Joseph, 1961). Toning to edges; light off-setting to front and rear endpapers; minor compression to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has small closed tears to bottom and top edges of front panel and top edge of rear panel with a couple of discreet tape repairs to verso; light rubbing to extremities.
    £75.00
    £75.00