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A Man of the People

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann 1966: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53577


167 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn & rubbed. Spotting to top edge & fore-edge. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

By: AIKEN, Joan

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1962: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50734


159 pp. tears to the top of jacket, slight rubbing to spine but otherwise cover is bright. Black and white illustrations through out, internally clean. Christmas inscription on front endpaper from 1966. View more info

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Space, Time and Nathaniel (presciences)

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1957: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55376


208 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn with light staining to back panel. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis illustration. The author's first sci fi book. View more info

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Mr. Barrett's Secret and Other Stories

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson 1993: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50187


185 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by the author Kingsley Amis on the title page. No ownership names or other markings. Near Fine/VG. View more info

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Other People: A Mystery Story

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1981: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51558


First edition. 224 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dj very bright and fresh. Slight spotting to fore-edge. One section slightly loose. No ownership names. DJ not price-clipped. VG/VG View more info

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The Tinted Venus : A Farcical Romance. Arrowsmith's Bristol Library Vol. VI

By: Anstey, F.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Bristol, J. W. Arrowsmith 1885: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52970


(i), 192, (8) pp. Original brown cloth with black lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine ends. Bookplate to front pastedown. Early ink inscription to verso of ffep. Eight-page advert section at rear. Binding firm. A VG copy. View more info

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Hell! Said the Duchess

By: Arlen, Mchael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1934: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56781


181 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in original dust wrapper. Dj chipped & torn with loss. Cloth clean. Pencil name to front endpaper. Internally clean. Uncommon in jacket. View more info

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The Green Hat a romance for a few People

By: ARLEN, Michael

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. 1924: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35010


viii., 330, [3] pp. Gilt lettered chocolate brown cloth, some scattered foxing. View more info

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Clausentum

By: Arlott, John and Michael Ayrton

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49053


28 pp. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Signed by John Arlott and the illustrator Michael Ayrton on the front free end paper. Small area of wear to front of dust wrapper. Frontispiece and six additional plates by Michael Ayrton. A VG copy in VG dj. View more info

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Watson's Apology

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44645


222 pp, some fading to dustwrapper spine.104c View more info

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Canal Dreams

By: Banks, Iain

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan 1989: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56168


Signed by the author on the title page. 198 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. A few spots to fore-edge. No ownership names. Clean copy. View more info

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Cleaning Up

By: Banks, Iain M.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Birmingham, The Birmingham Science Fiction Group 1987: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48381


20 pp plus card wraps. Bent at top right corner. Signed by Banks on the title page, this is part of a numbered edition of 500. Novacon 17 Special. View more info

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Feersum Endjinn

By: Banks, Iain M.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Orbit 1994: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56169


Signed by the author on the title-page. 279 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Leaves age-darkened. No ownership names. View more info

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First Light

By: Banville, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Bridgewater Press 2006: 2006

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 55068


Signed limited edition. Signed by the author John Banville on the limitation leaf and inscribed on the title page. Unnumbered copy, out of series. 51 pp. Full cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original glassine wrapper. In Fine condition. View more info

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The Infinities

By: Banville, John

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Picador 2009: 2009

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 56356


This is copy no. 29 of an edition of 35 copies bound in quarter Beech Nut cloth & patterned boards and signed by the author John Banville. 300 pp. Quarter cloth over patterned boards with gilt lettering to spine. In cloth slipcase. Boards designed at the Rampant Lions Press. No ownership marks. In Fine condition. View more info

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Algae : An Anthology of Phrases

By: Baring, Maurice, collected by

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1928: 1928

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 56101


This is copy no. 99 of an edition limited to 100 copies on Kelmscott hand-made paper and signed by Maurice Baring. xiv, 116 pp. Original brown limp wraps with paper title label to front cover and in printed dust wrapper. In the original plain cardboard slipcase with paper title label to spine. Slipcase & dust wrapper slightly worn. Wraps clean and internally clean. No ownership marks. View more info

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Rosie Hogarth

By: Baron, Alexander

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1951: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 43829


342 pp., Later 'London' novel by the author of 'The Lowlife'. Jacket tanned particularly on spine, top edge spotted. Ownership signature on ffep. View more info

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A Tale With Two Joes In It - A Play For Radio

By: Barry, Sebastian

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Bridgewater Press 2010: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51244


56 pp., limited edition of 100 copies signed by the author. This copy is an un-numbered one in the full dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. View more info

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A Tale With Two Joes In It - A Play For Radio

By: Barry, Sebastian

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Bridgewater Press 2010: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55440


56 pp., limited edition of 100 copies signed by the author. This copy is numbered 25, and is one of the standard limited in the full dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. View more info

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A Tale With Two Joes In It - A Play For Radio

By: Barry, Sebastian

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, The Bridgewater Press 2010: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55441


56 pp., limited edition of 26 copies signed by the author. This copy is lettered O, and is one of the deluxe limited editions in the quarter dark green cloth binding with marbled boards, and gilt lettering to the spine. View more info