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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 by the author to the title page. Rare signed. Minor rubbing to bottom edge of upper board, else fine in a fine and unclipped dust jacket with only occasional and trivial signs of edge wear. A fine example.
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    A Sketch of My Life

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    A Sketch of My Life By Thomas Mann One of 75 copies printed on Imperial Japan vellum to be signed by the author, of which this is number 52. Darkening to spine; a little browning to edges; rubbing to corners with occasional rubbing to edges; bookplate to front pastedown and very small and unobtrusive retailer sticker to corner of rear pastedown. Very good.
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    Boy

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    Boy By Roald Dahl First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1984). Signed by the author to a bookplate affixed to the front endpaper Original publisher's dark blue cloth with gold lettering to spine. Some pushing to spine ends with a couple of minor knocks to board corners; small brown stain to fore-edge; crease to bottom corner of a few pages; free from inscriptions - very good. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some mild and occasional edge wear, primarily to spine ends; couple of very small nicks to spine tips with a small and faint stain to spine foot - very good or a little better.
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    Going Solo

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    Going Solo By Roald Dahl First Edition, First Impression (Jonathan Cape, 1986). Warmly inscribed and dated by Roald Dahl to half-title: 'Happy 95th Birthday to my very old friend Alan, Love Roald Dahl 1987'. Due to be adapted to film. Book a little bumped to spine foot, bottom corners of upper/lower boards and to top edge of lower board; rubbing to top edge of lower board; gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a little wear to spine tips. An excellent example overall.
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    Heaven & Hell

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    Heaven & Hell By Aldous Huxley First Edition, First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1956). A sequel to 'The Doors of Perception' published in 1954. Spine ends and board corners bumped; a little damp staining to top edge of upper and lower boards; very faint offsetting to front and rear endpapers; small stamp to rear pastedown. Original and unclipped dust jacket has some loss to spine tips and to corners; a few nicks to top edge of front and rear panels; pink stain to verso; fore-edge and hinges rubbed; edge wear to top.
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    In Cold Blood

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    In Cold Blood By Truman Capote First edition, first impression (Random House, 1965). A little light staining to bottom edge with a bump to bottom corner of lower board and very minor and barely noticeable knocks to corners of upper board; inconspicuous previous owner name stamp to front endpaper. Both boards and contents beautifully clean otherwise. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a couple of small nicks to top edge of lower panel and occasional mild rubbing to extremities; some bleed from boards to bottom edges of reverse. A near fine example overall.
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    Notes on Life and Letters

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    First edition, third issue with 'Tales of the Sea' corrected on contents page. From the collection of former British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson and his wife, Mary Wilson. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath. Full blue calf with contrasting red and green title labels, all edges gilt with marbled endpapers. Contents nice and clean, as are front and rear covers with just a few very small, unobtrusive and isolated indentations, mainly to the front; mild soiling to top edge. A very attractive and well-preserved binding.
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    Planet Earth II

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    Planet Earth II By Stephen Moss First edition, first impression (BBC Books, 2016). Signed by Sir David Attenborough to the foreword page. Near fine with a small ding to head of upper and lower boards in a very good jacket with some wear to the top edge and a crease along the front flap. Rare signed.
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    Raw Spirit: In Search of the Perfect Dram

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    Raw Spirit: In Search of the Perfect Dram By Iain Banks First Edition, First Impression (Century, 2003). Signed by the author to the title page. Very light toning to edges; compression to spine foot. Very slight fading to spine panel of original and unclipped dust jacket with edge wear to extremities; 'Signed Copy' retailer sticker to front panel. A very good example of the author's only work of non-fiction, of which signed copies are scarce.
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    Remote People

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    Remote People By Evelyn Waugh First edition, first impression (Duckworth, 1931). A little fading to board edges; some compression and rubbing to spine tips; some foxing to preliminaries and to bottom edge; offsetting to front and rear endpapers; all plates present with one becoming slightly loose; small stamp to rear pastedown. The original dust jacket has some loss to head and foot with some creasing and chipping to extremities; corners chipped with slight browning to spine panel and a red stain to upper panel. Very rare in the original dust jacket.
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    The Blue Planet & Blue Planet II

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    The Blue Planet & Blue Planet II Complete set of first editions, comprising 'The Blue Planet' and 'Blue Planet II', from 2001 and 2017 respectively. 'The Blue Planet' is a first edition and first impression, signed by Sir David Attenborough to a photograph loosely laid-in. Very good with a little minor bumping to corners in a very good dust jacket with a little wear to extremities and a very small area of abrasion to spine panel. 'Blue Planet II' is a first edition and second impression, signed by Sir David Attenborough to the title page. Near fine with a bump to the top corner of upper and lower boards in a near fine jacket with some creasing to top fore-edge corners.
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    The First Eden

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    The First Eden By David Attenborough First edition, first impression (Collins, 1987). Signed and inscribed by the author to half-title: ' For Jennifer in gratitude for her inexhaustible patience & persistence (even when in search of jackets) David'. Unusual to find books inscribed in this way by the author. Fine, with a little pushing to spine ends, in a fine dust jacket with very light and occasional edge wear.
    £150.00
    £150.00