They Do It with Mirrors
By Agatha Christie
First Edition, First Impression (Collins, 1952). Spine ends bumped; light toning to edges; owner inscription and date to front endpaper. Dust jacket has some abrasion to spine panel with loss at head and foot; abrasion to hinges; tear to upper panel and a couple of small closed tears to lower panel; light toning/soiling to lower panel; corners rubbed with a couple of chips and tears along fore-edge; abrasion to fore-edge; sellotape repairs to verso.
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.
Paddington Takes the Test
By Michael Bond
First Edition and First Impression. Signed and Inscribed by the author to the front endpaper: 'To A. J. With all good wishes. Michael Bond'. A little bumping to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has a crease to the head of spine panel; bottom corner of fore-edge slightly rubbed; mark to verso. A near fine copy of the eleventh Paddington book, of which signed examples are seemingly scarce.