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    A Bear Called Paddington

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    A Bear Called Paddington By Michael Bond First edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press: London and Glasgow, 1958). Signed and inscribed by the author to the front endpaper: "To Nina, with best wishes, Michael Bond". The dedicatee is Nina Froud who was a personal friend of the author and worked at his literary agency. The first book in the Paddington series where one of the most iconic and beloved British fictional characters first appeared, later going on to form the basis of several ongoing TV and successful film adaptations. Publisher's original red cloth with silver lettering to spine containing illustrations by Peggy Fortnum. A beautiful, fine and pristine book throughout, save for a touch of off-setting to endpapers. Appears unread. The original complete dust jacket is not price-clipped and is in unusually superior condition with a chip to spine head - not affecting any lettering - and a closed tear to top of upper panel fore-edge with a couple of tiny and inconspicuous nicks to the top edge of lower panel. A very rare inscribed presentation copy of a quality and with an association that are very seldom encountered.
    £12,500.00
    £12,500.00
  • £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
    £135.00
  • £1,750.00
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    A Kestrel for a Knave

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    A Kestrel for a Knave By Barry Hines First edition, first impression (Michael Joseph, 1968). Signed by the author and Ken Loach - who directed the film adaptation - to bookplates affixed to the title page. Original blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A near fine book with a little toning to edges in a better than very good, unclipped dust jacket that has some rubbing to spine foot and fore-edges.
    £1,750.00
    £1,750.00
  • £4,000.00
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    A Pale View of Hills

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    A Pale View of Hills By Kazuo Ishiguro First edition, first impression. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author to the title page: "To Charles, all best, Kazuo Ishiguro 7th June '89". Rare inscribed. The author's first book and the winner of the 1982 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. Original cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Very faint traces of dustiness to top edge with minor pushing to spine head, else fine, in a near fine or better dust jacket with just a hint of the usual fading to spine panel and one instance of negligible wear to spine head. A superior copy.
    £4,000.00
    £4,000.00
  • £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.
    £115.00
    £115.00
  • £300.00
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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
    £300.00
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    Absolute Friends

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    Absolute Friends By John le Carré First edition, first impression. Signed by the author to the title page. Original red cloth with black lettering to spine and red ribbon marker. A fine book in a fine dust jacket.
    £100.00
    £100.00
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    Amsterdam

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    Amsterdam By Ian McEwan First edition, first impression. Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: "To Annie, Best Wishes, Ian McEwan". Winner of the 1998 Booker Prize. Black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A touch of pushing to spine ends, else near fine in a near fine, first state (without Booker Prize blurb to bottom of upper panel) dust jacket with mild wear to spine ends. An excellent example. Seller
    £135.00
    £135.00
  • £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
  • £150.00
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    At Home

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    At Home By Bill Bryson First edition, first impression (Doubleday, 2010). Signed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with bronze lettering to spine. A fine copy, with a small area of tanning to bottom edge, in a fine dust jacket. Rare signed.
    £150.00
    £150.00
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    Atonement

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    Atonement By Ian McEwan First edition, first impression. Signed by the author to the title page. Original black cloth with silver lettering to spine. Very good with a slight lean, some traces of toning to edges and a couple of very minor knocks to top corners of boards. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a couple of small nicks to spine head and mild traces of edge wear, otherwise very good.
    £100.00
    £100.00
  • £800.00
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    Bag of Bones

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    Bag of Bones By Stephen King First UK edition, first impression. Signed by the author to the title page. Accompanied by a print out of the flyer from the signing event at the Royal Festival Hall. Original green cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A fine book in an unclipped dust jacket with a hint of very light wear to spine tips, else a fine, crisp and bright example.
    £800.00
    £800.00