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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 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 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.
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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.
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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.
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    Against the Fall of Night

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    Against the Fall of Night First edition, first impression (Gnome Press, 1953). Publisher's original teal boards with red lettering to spine. A near fine copy with a few marks to top edge and some rubbing here and there to spine tips and corners; free from names or inscriptions. The original pictorial dust jacket by Frank Kelly Frease is beautifully preserved with very minor traces of chipping to spine foot and a little rubbing here and there to extremities with very faint marking in places to lower panel. A beautiful, near fine copy.
    £525.00
    £525.00
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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Limited Edition (New York The Limited Editions Club, 1932). Illustrated by John Tenniel. One of 1500 copies to be signed and numbered by designer Frederic Warde, of which this is number 1011. Head and foot of spine a little rubbed; light foxing and marginal browning to front pastedown with very faint foxing to endpaper and to rear pastedown. Illustrated frontispiece and title-vignette with several in-text illustrations; all edges gilt; original red morocco gilt. An excellent, near fine example.
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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.
    £30.00
    £30.00