The Time of the Angels
By Iris Murdoch
First Edition, First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1966). Signed by the author to the title page. Inscription to front endpaper; edges toned; minor bumping to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear to bottom edge of front panel and to top edge of rear; some creasing to front flap with one crease to rear flap. Small chip to top of spine panel; a little wear to extremities. A very good copy of the author’s tenth novel, which is hard to find with her signature.
The Acceptance World
By Anthony Powell
First Edition, First Impression (Heinemann, 1955). Presentation inscription by the author to front endpaper dated March 1973. The third novel in the 'A Dance to the Music of Time' series, which comprises twelve novels in total. Signed or inscribed copies of this title are very scarce. Spine tips and corners rubbed; marks to boards at front and rear; spine slightly darkened; edges toned; binding cracked at front and rear, but all pages still firmly adhered. Original and unclipped dust jacket has a neat tape repair to verso; light soiling to parts of rear panel and a couple of small closed tears to the top.
By Iris Murdoch
First Edition, First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1957). Edges toned; bumping to top corners of front and rear boards and to spine tips; browning to spine tips; remnants of sticker to front pastedown. Original and unclipped dust jacket has some loss to spine tips; spine panel toned; rubbing to corners and fore-edge; tape repairs to verso. A good copy of the author’s third novel.
Life of Pi: The Illustrated Edition
By Yann Martel
First Edition, First Impression of the illustrated edition (Canongate, 2007). Winner of the Man Booker Prize and adapted to film in 2012. Small ding to edge of front board, else fine.