By Boris Pasternak
First UK edition, first impression (Collins and Harvill Press, 1958).
Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Near fine with a touch of spotting to bottom portion of fore-edge and a couple of isolated spots to front paste-down and endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket is very good or better with an area of abrasion to top of spine panel and a few small nicks to top edge.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
By J.K. Rowling
First edition, first impression (Bloomsbury, 2007). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'To Scott, best wishes, J. K. Rowling'. Rare inscribed.
Very small and unobtrusive initials to bottom corner of front endpaper with partial toning to bottom edge. A little trivial and very occasional edge wear to extremities of dust jacket, else fine. An excellent, near fine copy overall.
Now We Are Six
By A. A. Milne
First edition, first impression (Methuen & Co, 1927). Illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Publisher's original maroon cloth; top edge gilt. A hint of rubbing to spine tips; previous owner name and browning to half-title; contents nice and clean otherwise. Some browning to spine panel of dust jacket with some loss and small tear to spine head; a couple of small closed tears to lower panel with small stain to fore-edge; some general edge wear to top. A very good copy.
Life and Times of Michael K
By J. M. Coetzee
First edition, first impression (Secker & Warburg, 1983). Signed by the author to the title page. Winner of the 1983 Booker Prize. Publisher's original black cloth with gold lettering to spine. A few small and unobtrusive marks to upper board with a contemporary gift inscription to front endpaper, a little dustiness to top edge, near fine otherwise in the original and unclipped dust jacket, complete with the red wraparound band. Small area of abrasion to top corner of lower panel and a hint of fading to bottom portion of spine panel; minor and occasional traces of edge wear; crease to rear flap; a few tears to wraparound band. An excellent, near fine copy overall. Uncommon with the band.