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1992 A Woman of the Inner Sea Thomas Keneally First Edition Signed in DW Fiction
1992 A Woman of the Inner Sea Thomas Keneally First Edition Signed in DW Fiction

Price: £44.99

A signed first edition of this Thomas Keneally novel. Signed to the title page. 'Woman of the Inner Sea marks a thrilling, enthralling new departure in the fiction of Thomas Keneally, Booker prizewinner...'

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1992 Angels and Insects A. S. Byatt Limited Signed First Edition Scarce
1992 Angels and Insects A. S. Byatt Limited Signed First Edition Scarce

Price: £64.99

A first edition of Dame Antonia Susan Duffy's seventh novel written under her well know pseudonym A. S. Byatt. One of 150 numbered copies being number 24. Signed by the author and specially bound. Also known for her short...

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1992 Deadly Admirer A Kate Kinsella MysteryChristine Green Signed First Edition
1992 Deadly Admirer A Kate Kinsella MysteryChristine Green Signed First Edition

Price: £23.99

A very smart signed first American edition of this UK crime novel. Kate Kinsella is both a private investigator and an Registered Nurse.  Her worlds collide when she finds a client amongst her patients - a paranoid fellow nurse...

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1992 First Edition of Kentucky Straight by Chris Offutt
1992 First Edition of Kentucky Straight by Chris Offutt

Price: £79.99

%0D%0AA first edition of this collection of short stories by Chris Offutt.%0D%0AChristopher John "Chris" Offutt (born August 24, 1958) is an American writer. His is most widely known for his short stories and novels, but he has also...

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1992 Imperial Kelly First edition Peter Bowen Comic Revisionist History
1992 Imperial Kelly First edition Peter Bowen Comic Revisionist History

Price: £29.99

%0D%0AA first edition of Peter Bowen's comic revisionist history. %0D%0AMountain man Luther Kelly gets mixed up with Roosevelt and Churchill, joins the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill and sides with the Boers in South Africa in this...

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1992 Morningstar Vampires of Summer Peter Atkins First Edition with Dustwrapper
1992 Morningstar Vampires of Summer Peter Atkins First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £14.99

A smart copy of this first novel from Peter Atkins, who is described as "a brilliant supplier of shudders and splendours." First edition. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, designed by Kirk Reinert.

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1992 Night Frost By R D Wingfield Early Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
1992 Night Frost By R D Wingfield Early Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £190.00

A first edition of Night Frost the third novel in his popular series by R. D. Wingfield featuring Detective Inspector Jack Frost, in unclipped dustwrapper. A serial killer is terrorising the senior citizens of Denton,...

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1992 The Lies of Fair Ladies Lovejoy Jonathan Gash Detective Fiction
1992 The Lies of Fair Ladies Lovejoy Jonathan Gash Detective Fiction

Price: £39.99

A charming, signed first edition of this Lovejoy adventure.  That scruffiest of antiques dealers has a new apprentice - the debonair Mrs. Luna Carstairs - but as he guides his charge through the minefield world of antique...

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1992 The Way Through the Woods Colin Dexter Uncorrected Proof Copy Signed
1992 The Way Through the Woods Colin Dexter Uncorrected Proof Copy Signed

Price: £295.00

An uncorrected proof copy of this crime thriller, being the tenth novel in the Inspector Morse series. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original unclipped photographic dustwrapper,...

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1992 Wycliffe and the Last Rites by WJ Burley Crime First Edition Dustwrapper
1992 Wycliffe and the Last Rites by WJ Burley Crime First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £27.99

The twenty-fourth book in W. J. Burley's Wycliffe series. William John Burley (1914 - 2002) was a British crime writer, best known for these books, featuring the detective Charles Wycliffe, who became the basis of the popular...

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1993 A Hovering of Vultures Robert Barnard First Edition Mystery Crime Fiction
1993 A Hovering of Vultures Robert Barnard First Edition Mystery Crime Fiction

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this mystery novel from acclaimed crime author Robert Barnard. Robert Barnard (born 23 November 1936) is an English crime writer, critic and lecturer. He was awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger in 2003 by the Crime...

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1993 Charlie's Apprentice Brian Freemantle First Edition with Dustwrapper
1993 Charlie's Apprentice Brian Freemantle First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

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1993 Evidence of Blood Thomas Cook with Dustwrapper Crime Thriller
1993 Evidence of Blood Thomas Cook with Dustwrapper Crime Thriller

Price: £17.99

A thrilling crime novel from American author Thomas H. Cook, which was adapted for film in 1997. When a Pulitzer-winning true crime author returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty-year-old...

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1993 Frances Fyfiled Shadow Play signed first edition dustwrapper crime
1993 Frances Fyfiled Shadow Play signed first edition dustwrapper crime

Price: £23.99

A lovely first UK edition of this Fyfield mystery in which crown prosecutor Helen West must ascertain whether the vaguely-sinister petty criminal known as Mr. Logo is a pitiable simlpeton with nothing left to lose,...

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1993 Frank Palmer Bent Grasses Jacko mysteries signed first edition crime novel
1993 Frank Palmer Bent Grasses Jacko mysteries signed first edition crime novel

Price: £39.99

Frank Palmer's thriller begins in the Fenland hamlet of New York, and ends in Manhattan, as DI 'Jacko' Jackson investigates unravelling events following terrorist-hitman-turned-supergrass Michael Hegan blowing his cover...

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1993 Life Before Man & Cat's Eye by MARGARET ATWOOD
1993 Life Before Man & Cat's Eye by MARGARET ATWOOD

Price: £12.99

A nice clean copy of two of Margaret Atwood's popular novels in one volume. Bound in black cloth with unclipped dustwrapper. First edition thus. Margaret Eleanor Atwood (b. 1939) is a Canadian writer. A prolific poet, novelist,...

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1993 Margaret Haffner Snowblind Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Novel
1993 Margaret Haffner Snowblind Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Novel

Price: £17.99

The first edition of this crime thriller by Margaret Haffner. Signed by the author to the title page.

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1993 MORSE's Greatest Mystery by COLIN DEXTER FIRST
1993 MORSE's Greatest Mystery by COLIN DEXTER   FIRST

Price: £36.99

A nice clean first edition by Colin Dexter. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First edition.   Norman Colin Dexter (b. 1930) is an English crime writer, known for his Inspector Morse novels.   Detective Chief Inspector...

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1993 Peter Ackroyd The House of Doctor Dee First Edition Dustwrapper
1993 Peter Ackroyd The House of Doctor Dee First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £75.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition novel by Peter Ackroyd.%0D%0APeter Ackroyd is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London. %0D%0A

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1993 Quiller Meridian Adam Hall Scarce First Edition
1993 Quiller Meridian Adam Hall Scarce First Edition

Price: £350.00

The scarce first English edition of 'Elleston Trevor's Cold War thriller, seventeenth in the Quiller series. With illustrated dustwrapper designed by David Bull. The Quiller series focuses on a solitary, highly capable spy (named...

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1993 Rebel Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper
1993 Rebel Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £44.99

A smart copy of this historical novel surrounding the American Civil War. First edition, first impression  Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, designed by Gino D'Achille. The first novel in the Starbuck...

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1993 Robert James Waller Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend First printing Dustwrapper
1993 Robert James Waller Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend First printing Dustwrapper

Price: £53.00

%0D%0AA first printing of Waller's novel Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend.%0D%0ARobert James Waller (1939) is an American author best known for The Bridges of Madison County, an enormously successful book in 1993. He is also a photographer...

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1993 Seven Happy Days Drawings by Jessie M King with Quotations
1993 Seven Happy Days Drawings by Jessie M King with Quotations

Price: £95.00

%0D%0AA lovely copy of Seven Happy Days.%0D%0AA series of drawings by Jessie M. King.%0D%0AWith quotations from John Davidson and others.%0D%0A

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1993 Speak No Evil Philip Caveney First Edition with Dustwrapper Thriller
1993 Speak No Evil Philip Caveney First Edition with Dustwrapper Thriller

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this psychological horror novel from Philip Caveney, in which an innocent family face trouble from an unknown source. Philip Caveney (born 1951) is a British children's author, best known for the Sebastian Darke...

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1993 The Green Knight Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1993 The Green Knight Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A first edition of Irish Murdoch's The Green Knight, described as "Rich, enthralling, full of humour and suspense". First impression. In original illustrated dustwrapper, illustrated by Tom Phillips.

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1993 The Green Knight Iris Murdoch Original Dustwrapper First Edition
1993 The Green Knight Iris Murdoch Original Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Irish Murdoch's The Green Knight, described as "Rich, enthralling, full of humour and suspense". First impression. In original illustrated dustwrapper, illustrated by Tom Phillips.

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1993 The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes June Thomson First Edition
1993 The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes June Thomson First Edition

Price: £39.99

A smart first edition of this fictional work surrounding Doyle's well known protagonist, Sherlock Holmes. Featuring the original illustrated and unclipped dustwrapper. Designed by Splash Studio, and illustrated by Terry Pastor. Thomson's...

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1993 The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes June Thomson First Edition Signed
1993 The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes June Thomson First Edition Signed

Price: £69.99

A smart first edition of this fictional work surrounding Doyle's well known protagonist, Sherlock Holmes. Signed by the author, dated 1997. Featuring the original illustrated and unclipped dustwrapper. Designed by Splash Studio,...

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1993 The Visiting Professor by Robert Littell First Edition Signed by the Author
1993 The Visiting Professor by Robert Littell First Edition Signed by the Author

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this post-Cold-War novel by Robert Littell. Signed by the author to title page.

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1993 Thomas Keneally Jacko The Great Intruder First Edition Dustwrapper
1993 Thomas Keneally Jacko The Great Intruder First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £34.00

%0D%0AThis is a first edition of this novel by Thomas Keneally.%0D%0AThomas Keneally is an Australian novelist, playwright and non fiction author best known for writing Schindler's Ark. %0D%0A

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1993 Wasted Years by John Harvey First Edition
1993 Wasted Years by John Harvey First Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition novel from the Resnick series by John Harvey. John Harvey (born 21 December 1938 in London) is a British author of crime fiction most famous for his series of jazz-influenced Charlie Resnick novels, based in the...

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1993 Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery WJ Burley First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1993 Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery WJ Burley First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £33.99

The twenty-fifth book in W. J. Burley's Wycliffe series. William John Burley (1914 - 2002) was a British crime writer, best known for these books, featuring the detective Charles Wycliffe, who became the basis of the popular Wycliffe...

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1994 A Clear Conscience Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition
1994 A Clear Conscience Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition

Price: £69.99

A smart first edition of Frances Fyfield's fifth crime novel in her Helen West series. Neatly signed by the author to the title page, dated 30th September 1995. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, by Jonathan Ring. Gary...

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1994 A Clear Conscience Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper
1994 A Clear Conscience Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A smart first edition of Frances Fyfield's fifth crime novel in her Helen West series. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, by Jonathan Ring. Gary J. McCallum noted...

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1994 A HOBBY OF MURDER Elizabeth FERRARS Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION
1994 A HOBBY OF MURDER Elizabeth FERRARS Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION

Price: £19.99

A first edition copy of 'A Hobby of Murder' by the crime writer Elizabeth Ferrars. Written as part of the 'Professor Andrew Basnett' series. Part of the 'Collins Crime Club' publication series.

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1994 A Small Sacrifice Jane Lawless Mystery Ellen Hart Signed First Edition
1994 A Small Sacrifice Jane Lawless Mystery Ellen Hart Signed First Edition

Price: £19.99

A smart first edition of Ellen Hart's fifth murder mystery in her Jane Lawless series. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper. Winner of the Lambda Literary...

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1994 COLIN DEXTER The Daughters of Cain MORSE 1ST D/J
1994 COLIN DEXTER The Daughters of Cain MORSE 1ST D/J

Price: £49.99

A nice clean first edition of Colin Dexter's The Daughters of Cain. Hardbound volume in blue paper covered boards with dustjacket. Norman Colin Dexter (born 1930) is an English crime writer, known for his Inspector Morse novels. ...

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1994 Exposure Evelyn Anthony First US Edition With Original Dustwrapper
1994 Exposure Evelyn Anthony First US Edition With Original Dustwrapper

Price: £14.99

The first American edition of Evelyn Anthony's romantic thriller, Exposure. Featuring the original photographic dustwrapper. First writing short stories for periodicals, Evelyn Ward-Thomas gained fame and success...

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1994 Feeling Bad by Penny Kline First Edition Signed Psycholigical Thriller
1994 Feeling Bad by Penny Kline First Edition Signed Psycholigical Thriller

Price: £29.99

A signed copy of this psychological thriller by Penny Kline. First edition. The second novel in Kline's Bristol-based Anna McColl series.

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1994 Jacko the Great Intruder T. Keneally Dustwrapper 1st English Edition Signed
1994 Jacko the Great Intruder T. Keneally Dustwrapper 1st English Edition Signed

Price: £19.99

The first English edition of Thomas Keneally's Jacko, the Great Intruder. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. "The dramatic tale of Jacko's exploits illuminates, from an outsider's perspective, a cultured society's...

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1994 Mallorys Oracle Carol O'Connell First Edition Signed with Publishers Letter
1994 Mallorys Oracle Carol O'Connell First Edition Signed with Publishers Letter

Price: £69.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced crime thriller described as "an important suspense debut with a fascinating protagonist". First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original illustrated...

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1994 Perfectly Pure and Good Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition
1994 Perfectly Pure and Good Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition

Price: £29.99

A smart first edition of Frances Fyfield's second crime novel in her Sarah Fortune series. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, by Larry Rostant. Gary J. McCallum noted...

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1994 Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine Mitchelsonand Utechin Novel
1994 Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine Mitchelsonand Utechin Novel

Price: £24.99

An attractive copy of this new Sherlock Holmes novel by Austin Mitchelson and Nicholas Utechin. First published in 1976, in this tale, the very existence of the British Empire is threatened by a group of criminals.

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1994 Shusaku Endo Deep River First Edtion English Dustwrapper
1994 Shusaku Endo Deep River First Edtion English Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

%0D%0AThis is a first English edition of this work by Japanese writer Shusaku Endo.%0D%0A Shusaku Endo was a Japanese author who wrote from the rare perspective of a Japanese Roman Catholic. A leading contemporary writer, he won...

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1994 The Rendezvous and other Stories by P.O'BRIAN
1994 The Rendezvous and other Stories by P.O'BRIAN

Price: £24.99

A nice clean copy of O'Brian's collection of short stories First US Edition Bound in quarter blue cloth with gilt lettering and paper covered boards Patrick O'Brian, CBE (1914 2000), born Richard Patrick Russ, was an English novelist...

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1994 The Yellow Room Conspiracy Peter Dickinson Crime Signed First Edition
1994 The Yellow Room Conspiracy Peter Dickinson Crime Signed First Edition

Price: £59.99

A rare, signed first edition of this tale of love and death, spun across the years from an initial meeting during the Second World War, through the height of the Suez Crisis, to the then-present day.  The book is in immaculate...

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1995 A Homecoming for Murder John Armistead Signed First Edition Crime Fiction
1995 A Homecoming for Murder John Armistead Signed First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £49.99

Armistead's highly enjoyable Sherriff Grover Bramlet revists the fictional town of Sheffield, Mississippi, where the cold-blooded murder of a schoolteacher throws the town's vaunted high-school homecoming celebrations into chaos. ...

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1995 Battle Flag Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper
1995 Battle Flag Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A smart copy of this historical novel surrounding the American Civil War. First edition, first impression. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, and a map of the Campaign of Second Manassas. "The new novel in the...

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1995 Hard Frost R. D. Wingfield First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1995 Hard Frost R. D. Wingfield First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

 The fourth crime novel in Wingfield's series surrounding renowned protagonist, Detective Inspector Jack Frost.  First edition. Featuring the original illustrated unclipped dustwrapper.

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1995 I Claudia A Mystery Marilyn Todd Uncorrected Proof Copy First Edition
1995 I Claudia A Mystery Marilyn Todd Uncorrected Proof Copy First Edition

Price: £69.99

A scarce uncorrected proof copy of Marilyn Todd's first book.  First edition. The first in Todd's series with protagonist Claudia Seferius. Seferius is the heiress to a wine merchant's business, she is also an amateur...

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1995 Jackson's Dilemma Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1995 Jackson's Dilemma Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A first edition of Irish Murdoch's Jackson's Dilemma, being a "fast-moving drama with a rich cast of characters". First impression. In original illustrated dustwrapper, illustrated by Liz Cooke.

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1995 Living Proof John Harvey First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1995 Living Proof John Harvey First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced crime thriller featuring Harvey's lively protagonist, Charlie Resnick. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original photographic unclipped...

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1995 The Bad Samaritan by Robert Barnard Fine First Edition in Dustwrapper
1995 The Bad Samaritan by Robert Barnard Fine First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A crime novel by Robert Barnard. First edition.

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1995 The Bad Samaritan by Robert Barnard First Edition in Dustwrapper
1995 The Bad Samaritan by Robert Barnard First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

A crime novel by Robert Barnard. First edition.

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1995 The Diamond Cat by Marian Babson Fiction First US Edition First Printing
1995 The Diamond Cat by Marian Babson Fiction First US Edition First Printing

Price: £18.99

The first US edition of this mystery novel by Marian Babson. 'Marian Babson' is a pseudonym for Ruth Stenstreem, an American mystery author with a large body of work. Her novels primarily revolve around mysterious deaths, though...

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1995 The Greenway by Jane Adams First UK Edition
1995 The Greenway by Jane Adams First UK Edition

Price: £69.99

A first UK edition of this novel by Jane Adams. Jane Adams (born 1960, Leicester) is a British writer of psychological thrillers. Her first book, The Greenway, was nominated for a John Creasey Award in 1995. Adams has a degree in...

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1995 The Harry Chronicles by Allan Pedrazas First Edition
1995 The Harry Chronicles by Allan Pedrazas First Edition

Price: £44.99

A first edition novel by Allan Pedrazas. "The Private Eye Writers of America/St. Martin's Press annual contest  for the best first private eye novel has launched the career of many fine authors. Now they are joined by Allan...

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1995-2004 7 vols VERONICA STALLWOOD Kate Ivory FIRST Ed
1995-2004 7 vols VERONICA STALLWOOD Kate Ivory FIRST Ed

Price: £150.00

A nice set of fine first editions. Seven volumes bound in cloth, all with unclipped dust wrappers. All first editions. Veronica Stallwood is an English novelist. She is the author of a series of novels set in Oxford and featuring...

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1996 A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley Signed First Edition
1996 A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley Signed First Edition

Price: £23.99

A signed, first edition of The Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley. An Easy Rawlins Mystery. Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12, 1952) is an American novelist, most widely recognised for his crime fiction. He has written a series...

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1996 Abuse of Process First Edition Rankin Davis with Dustwrapper
1996 Abuse of Process First Edition Rankin Davis with Dustwrapper

Price: £16.99

A first edition of this crime thriller from Rankin Davis. Lorry driver Trevor Speakman stands in the dock accused of the murders of seven teenage girls. Only three people are prepared to believe in his innocence: solicitor Leone...

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1996 Airframe Michael Crichton First Edition
1996 Airframe Michael Crichton First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition of Michael Crichton's scientific thriller. Featuring original dustwrapper, with photographic rear board of the author, by Jonathan Exley. Described as "an extraordinary mixture of white knuckle suspense and scientific...

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1996 Babel Tower by A S Byatt Signed First Edition
1996 Babel Tower by A S Byatt Signed First Edition

Price: £89.00

%0D%0AA signed, first edition of Babel Tower by A. S. Byatt.%0D%0A"Babel Tower is a soaring achievement, an exhilarating evocation of the private and public obsessions of Britain in the 1960s."%0D%0ADame Antonia Susan Duffy, DBE, known...

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1996 Cast the First Stone Jane Adams First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1996 Cast the First Stone Jane Adams First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A smart copy of this haunting suspense novel, being the second thriller from Jane Adams. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original  photographic unclipped dustwrapper, designed...

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1996 Death is now my Neighbour C.DEXTER FIRST EDITION
1996 Death is now my Neighbour C.DEXTER FIRST EDITION

Price: £38.99

A fine first edition of Dexter's Death is now my Neighbour First Edition Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper Death is Now My Neighbour  is the twelfth novel in the Inspector Morse series. Norman...

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1996 Find My Way Home A Nick Sharman Thriller Mark Timlin Signed First
1996 Find My Way Home A Nick Sharman Thriller Mark Timlin Signed First

Price: £24.99

A signed, near-pristine copy of this scarce hardback first edition of the crime thriller Find My Way Home, by Mark Timlin (billed as Britain's leading writer of 'hardboiled' detective fiction).  After taking early retirement...

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1996 HRF Keating The Bad Detective Signed First Edition
1996 HRF Keating The Bad Detective Signed First Edition

Price: £34.99

A signed second impression of the first edition of this crime novel concerning an unlikely anti-hero - the bend policeman.  While the corrupt DS Stallworthy would be content to retire to the seaside, his wife Lily dreams...

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1996 HRF Keating The Hard Detective Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper
1996 HRF Keating The Hard Detective Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A signed, beautifully-presented first edition of this gripping novel by prolific crime writer H.R.F. Keating.This is the fifth of Keating's critically-acclaimed series of novels featuring detectives whose human weaknesses impacts...

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1996 Isle of Joy by Don Winslow Signed First Edition Paperback
1996 Isle of Joy by Don Winslow Signed First Edition Paperback

Price: £69.99

A first edition crime novel by Don Winslow. Don Winslow is an American author most recognised for his crime and mystery novels. Many of his books are set in California. Savages has attracted critical acclaim, with the New York Times...

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1996 Last Orders by Graham Swift Signed First Edition
1996 Last Orders by Graham Swift Signed First Edition

Price: £135.00

%0D%0AA signed, first edition of this Booker Prize winning novel by Graham Swift.%0D%0A"A journey on many levels, as universal as it is vividly local, it is moving, funny and humane."%0D%0AGraham Colin Swift FRSL (born 4 May 1949)...

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1996 My Dark Places James Ellroy Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1996 My Dark Places James Ellroy Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

A smart first edition of James Ellroy's autobiographical work of crime non-fiction, exploring the mystery of his mother's murder. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original unclipped photographic dustwrapper. ...

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1996 The Bloody Ground Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper
1996 The Bloody Ground Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £47.99

A smart copy of this historical novel surrounding the American Civil War. First edition, first impression. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, and a map of the Battle of Antietam. "The new novel in the Starbuck...

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1996 The Bloody Ground Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper
1996 The Bloody Ground Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £44.99

A smart copy of this historical novel surrounding the American Civil War. First edition, first impression. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, and a map of the Battle of Antietam. "The new novel in the Starbuck...

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1996 The Poet Michael Connelly Uncorrected Proof Copy with Dustwrapper
1996 The Poet Michael Connelly Uncorrected Proof Copy with Dustwrapper

Price: £140.00

An uncorrected proof copy of this thriller from Michael Connelly. First British edition which was limited to 550 copies, this being number 412. Featuring the original unclipped dustwrapper, designed by Black...

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1996 The Strange Letter Z Debra Daley Uncorrected Proof Copy First Edition
1996 The Strange Letter Z Debra Daley Uncorrected Proof Copy First Edition

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of Debra Daley's The Strange Letter Z, being an uncorrected proof copy of the first English edition. "This is an uncorrected proof copy and is not for sale. It should be quoted without comparison to the finally revised...

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1996 The Wood Beyond Reginald Hill First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1996 The Wood Beyond Reginald Hill First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced crime thriller, being part of Hill's Dalziel and Pascoe series. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original  photographic unclipped dustwrapper,...

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1996 While Drowning in the Desert by Don Winslow Signed First Edition
1996 While Drowning in the Desert by Don Winslow Signed First Edition

Price: £34.99

%0D%0AA signed first edition of this novel by Don Winslow.%0D%0ADon Winslow is an American author most recognised for his crime and mystery novels. Many of his books are set in California. He has published a series of five novels that...

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1996 Wolf, No Wolf by Peter Bowen First Edition Gabriel du Pre Mystery
1996 Wolf, No Wolf by Peter Bowen First Edition Gabriel du Pre Mystery

Price: £24.99

%0D%0AA first edtion novel by Peter Bowen.%0D%0APeter Bowen is an American writer born in 1945.%0D%0AHe lives in Livingston, Montana and has worked as a cowboy, hunting and fishing guide, folksinger, poet, essayist, and novelist. He...

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1997 A Samba for Sherlock Jo Soares First American Edition Translated C. Landers
1997 A Samba for Sherlock Jo Soares First American Edition Translated C. Landers

Price: £33.99

A smart copy of this fictional work surrounding Doyle's well known protagonist, Sherlock Holmes. First American edition, translated from the original Portuguese by Clifford E. Landers. Featuring the original illustrated and...

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1997 Always Outnumbered Always Outgunned Walter Mosley Presentation Copy First
1997 Always Outnumbered Always Outgunned Walter Mosley Presentation Copy First

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this crime thriller by Walter Mosley. Author's presentation copy, inscribed 'For Brian' to title page.

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1997 An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears First Edition Review Copy
1997 An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears First Edition Review Copy

Price: £49.99

%0D%0AA first edition, review copy of this hugely popular historical novel, set in Oxford during the Restoration.%0D%0A"An Instance of the Fingerpost is a magnificent tour de force: an utterly compelling historical mystery story...

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1997 Barbara Seranella No Human Involved Dustwrapper First Edition
1997 Barbara Seranella No Human Involved Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £19.99

%0D%0AA fine copy of American author Barbara Seranella's (1956 - 2007) first novel 'No Humans Involved'.%0D%0AThe novel follows Munch Mancini, who is determined to start a new life. Mancini finds starting over requires...

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1997 Barnacle Bill The Spacer and Other Stories Lucius Shepard First Edition
1997 Barnacle Bill The Spacer and Other Stories Lucius Shepard First Edition

Price: £37.99

The first collected edition of these science fiction stories by Lucius Shepard. Including stories such as Human History, The Sun Spider, Beast of the Heartland and many others.

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1997 Battlecruiser Douglas Reeman First Edition Signed Original Dustwrapper
1997 Battlecruiser Douglas Reeman First Edition Signed Original Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

A first edition of Reeman's fine work of naval fiction. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper.

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1997 Bird Jane Adams First Edition Signed with Original Dustwrapper
1997 Bird Jane Adams First Edition Signed with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A smart copy of this haunting suspense novel, being the third thriller from Jane Adams. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page, dated 19.09.97. Featuring the original  photographic unclipped dustwrapper,...

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1997 Notches Montana Mystery First Edition Gabriel Du Pre Peter Bowen Cowboys
1997 Notches Montana Mystery First Edition Gabriel Du Pre Peter Bowen Cowboys

Price: £23.99

%0D%0AA first edition of this Gabriel Du Pre mystery by "Coyote Jack" cowboy, Peter Bowen.%0D%0AThe story of Du Pre's hunt for the murderer who dismembers young women, but it becomes personal once Du Pre's own daughter is taken. %0D%0AOther...

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1997 Render up The Body Marianne Wesson Uncorrected Proof Copy First Edition
1997 Render up The Body Marianne Wesson Uncorrected Proof Copy First Edition

Price: £19.99

An uncommon copy of Marianne Wesson's Render Up the Body, being an uncorrected proof copy of the first English edition. In Render Up the Body, law professor and former federal prosecutor Marianne Wesson makes a thrilling...

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1997 Spike It Chris Niles First Edition Signed with Original Dustwrapper
1997 Spike It Chris Niles First Edition Signed with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced work of crime fiction, being Chris Niles' first novel. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original  photographic unclipped dustwrapper, designed...

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1997 The Death and Life of Bobby Z by Don Winslow First Edition
1997 The Death and Life of Bobby Z by Don Winslow First Edition

Price: £24.99

A first UK edition of The Death and Life of Bobby Z by Don Winslow. "A lifetime loser, a lifetime legend, a lifetime's dream." "When Tim Kearney, career petty criminal and all-round loser, kills a Hell's Angel in prison, he is...

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1997 The List First Edition Steve Martini with Dustwrapper Thriller
1997 The List First Edition Steve Martini with Dustwrapper Thriller

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this thriller from Steve Martini. The List, a novel and thriller about the commercial book publishing industry, has had nibbles for feature film and was the first Martini novel to depart from the series...

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1997 The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian First Edition First Printing
1997 The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian First Edition First Printing

Price: £39.99

A first edition, first printing of this novel by acclaimed author Patrick O'Brian. "Gliding with effortless agility from the maintop to the complexities of land law and early nineteenth-century science and medicine, to say nothing...

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1997 Thomas Pynchon Mason and Dixon Dustwrapper First Edition
1997 Thomas Pynchon Mason and Dixon Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £50.00

%0D%0AThis is a first edition of this work by Thomas Pynchon.%0D%0AThomas Pynchon is an American novelist noted for his dense and complex novels. %0D%0A

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1998 3 Volumes Philip Pullman His Dark Materials Dustwrappers
1998 3 Volumes Philip Pullman His Dark Materials Dustwrappers

Price: £49.00

%0D%0A3 American volumes of Philip Pullman's highly acclaimed His Dark Materials series.%0D%0AHis Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman comprising Northern Lights (1995, published as The Golden Compass...

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1998 A Grave Coffin by Gwendoline Butler First Edition in Dustwrapper
1998 A Grave Coffin by Gwendoline Butler First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this crime novel by Gwendoline Butler. Gwendoline Butler (August 19, 1922 in South London, England. January 5, 2013) was a British writer of mystery fiction and romance novels since 1956, she also used the pseudonym...

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1998 Flight of Eagles by Jack Higgins Signed Fiction
1998 Flight of Eagles by Jack Higgins Signed Fiction

Price: £29.99

A signed edition of Flight of Eagles by popular thriller writer Jack Higgins. Jack Higgins (born 27 July 1929) is the principal pseudonym of UK novelist Harry Patterson. Patterson is the author of more than 60 novels. As Higgins,...

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1998 Reaper by Ben Mezrich Signed First Edition
1998 Reaper by Ben Mezrich Signed First Edition

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA first edition novel by American author Ben Mezrich.%0D%0ASigned by the author to the title-page.%0D%0A"The techno-thriller genre's newest star, whom People magazing likened to Michael Crichton himself, unleashes in Reaper the...

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1998 The Sunday Macaroni Club Steve Lopez Signed First Edition ltd bookplate
1998 The Sunday Macaroni Club Steve Lopez Signed First Edition ltd bookplate

Price: £64.99

A numbered, signed first edition furiously energetic American crime novel. With the assistance of a jaded ex-FBI agent who managed it once before, Assistant DA Lisa Savitch is determined to nail the Sunday Macaroni Club - four ageing...

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1998 Thunder Horse by Peter Bowen Signed First Edition
1998 Thunder Horse by Peter Bowen Signed First Edition

Price: £54.99

%0D%0AA first edion novel by Peter Bowen, Author of Notches.%0D%0AA Gabriel du Pre Mystery.%0D%0AWith an author's signature to the half-title page.%0D%0A

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1999 Allan Mallinson A Close Run Thing First Edition Signed Dustwrapper
1999 Allan Mallinson A Close Run Thing First Edition Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £340.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition of this work by Allan Mallinson.%0D%0AAllan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for writing a series of novels chronicling the fictional life...

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1999 Belshazzar's Daughter Barbara Nadel First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime
1999 Belshazzar's Daughter Barbara Nadel First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime

Price: £39.99

The first printing of this gripping crime novel from Barbara Nadel. 'Redolent with the atmosphere of an extraordinary city, and peopled with a myriad, multi-ethnic cast of characters who are portrayed with impressive psychological...

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1999 BIG BAD CITY Ed McBAIN 87th Precinct FIRST EDITION
1999 BIG BAD CITY Ed McBAIN 87th Precinct FIRST EDITION

Price: £19.99

An intreaguing first edition of 'The Big Bad City' by famous american author and screenwriter Ed McBain (October 1926 July 2005) who was otherwise known as Evan Hunter. Part of the 87th Precinct series.

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1999 Dmitri and the One-Legged Lady Michael Pearce Signed First Edition
1999 Dmitri and the One-Legged Lady Michael Pearce Signed First Edition

Price: £39.99

A smart first edition of Michael Pearce's second novel in the witty and fascinating Dmitri Kameron series. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original unclipped illustrated dustwrapper,...

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1999 Driven by Andrea Badenoch Psychological Thriller First Edition Dustwrapper
1999 Driven by Andrea Badenoch Psychological Thriller First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this psychological thriller by Andrea Badenoch. This is the second novel by Badenoch, who died from breast cancer in 2004 at the peak of her writing career.

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1999 Stonehenge Bernard Cornwell First Edition First Impression
1999 Stonehenge Bernard Cornwell First Edition First Impression

Price: £23.99

A first edition of Bernard Cornwell's famous novel Stonehenge. First edition, first impression. Stonehenge is a novel in which noted historical novelist Bernard Cornwell imaginatively reconstructs the events of forty centuries...

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2 Vols 1787 Poems by William Cowper of Inner Temple Ode to Peace The Task Gilpin
2 Vols 1787 Poems by William Cowper of Inner Temple Ode to Peace The Task Gilpin

Price: £300.00

%0D%0A%0D%0AA two volume set of poetry from the forerunner of the Romantics, William Cowper. %0D%0A%0D%0AMany of the poems published in this work were written on recovery of his attack of insanity, where he believed he was eternally...

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2 vols 1798 Poems by William Cowper on the Inner Temple Table talk Catherina
2 vols 1798 Poems by William Cowper on the Inner Temple Table talk Catherina

Price: £79.99

%0D%0AThe first illustrated edition of this two volume collection of Cowper's poetry bound together.%0D%0ATen engraved illustrated plates by Thomas Stothard, who also illustrated editions of The Rape of the Lock and The Pilgrim's...

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2 Vols 1803 Poems by William Cowper of the Inner Temple Colour Illustrated
2 Vols 1803 Poems by William Cowper of the Inner Temple Colour Illustrated

Price: £350.00

%0D%0AA scarce two volume collection of illustrated poetry from William Cowper. %0D%0AWilliam Cowper is considered a forerunner of the Romantics for his subject matter, everyday life and the English countryside. %0D%0AMany of the poems...

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2000 Allan Mallinson The Nizam's Daughters First Edition Signed Dustwrapper
2000 Allan Mallinson The Nizam's Daughters First Edition Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £75.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition of this work by Allan Mallinson.%0D%0AAllan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for writing a series of novels chronicling the fictional life...

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2000 Bettany's Book Thomas Keneally Original Dustwrapper First Edition Signed
2000 Bettany's Book Thomas Keneally Original Dustwrapper First Edition Signed

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Thomas Keneally's Bettany's Book. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. "When Sydney film producer Dimp Bettany discovers the memoirs of her ancestors, pioneer settler John Bettany and convict Sarah...

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2000 Big Mouth Blanaid McKinney Uncorrected Proof Copy of the First Edition
2000 Big Mouth Blanaid McKinney Uncorrected Proof Copy of the First Edition

Price: £24.99

A scarce copy of Blanaid McKinney's Big Mouth, being an uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Big Mouth was Blanaid McKinney's first collection of short stories to be published.            ...

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2000 Kill Me Bill James Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
2000 Kill Me Bill James Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A smart first edition of Bill James' seventeenth crime thriller in his Harpur and Iles' mystery series. Uncommonly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original unclipped photographic dustwrapper,...

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2000 Philip Pullman The Amber Spyglass First Edition Dustwrapper
2000 Philip Pullman The Amber Spyglass First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £28.00

%0D%0AA first American edition of the finale to Pullman's acclaimed His Dark Materials trilogy, The Amber Spyglass.%0D%0ALyra and Will find themselves at the centre of a battle between the forces of Authority and those gathered by...

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2000 Sleeping Partner James Humphreys First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
2000 Sleeping Partner James Humphreys First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £46.99

A smart copy of this gripping courtroom thriller, seen through the eyes of the accused. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original photographic unclipped dustwrapper. With newspaper...

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2000 The Chelsea Girl Murders Sparkle Hayter Numbered Signed First Edition
2000 The Chelsea Girl Murders Sparkle Hayter Numbered Signed First Edition

Price: £47.99

'The funniest thing to come out of Canada since the moose.' - RedComedienne Sparkle Hayter's foray into writing sees TV anchorwoman Robin Hudson and her cat vacate their New York home for a famous bohemian haunt - the Chelsea Hotel...

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2000 The Chelsea Girl Murders Sparkle Hayter Signed First Edition
2000 The Chelsea Girl Murders Sparkle Hayter Signed First Edition

Price: £55.99

A signed first edition of Sparkle Hayter's The Chelsea Girl Murders. Numbered first edition. Numbered 100. "A Robin Hudson Mystery".         

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2000 Undercurrents Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper
2000 Undercurrents Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A smart first edition of this romantic thriller from Frances Fyfield. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original unclipped photographic dustwrapper. Gary J. McCallum noted in the Armchair Detective...

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2000 Unholy Dying by Robert Barnard Crime Thriller Leeds First Edition
2000 Unholy Dying by Robert Barnard Crime Thriller Leeds First Edition

Price: £14.99

A crime thriller set in Leeds by Robert Barnard. First edition, first impression. Robert Barnard (born 23 November 1936) is an English crime writer, critic and lecturer.

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2000 White Teeth Zadie Smith First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
2000 White Teeth Zadie Smith First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A first edition of Zadie Smith's first and most renowned novel White Teeth. The book won multiple honours, including the 2000 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, the 2000 Whitbread Book Award in category best first novel,...

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2001 A Finer End Deborah Crombie Signed First Edition Thriller
2001 A Finer End Deborah Crombie Signed First Edition Thriller

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this thriller novel by Deborah Crombie. A spellbinding novel of two mysteries - one contemporary, one ancient - that will challenge Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James as no case ever has... Signed...

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2001 Allan Mallinson A Regimental Affair First Edition Signed Dustwrapper
2001 Allan Mallinson A Regimental Affair First Edition Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £64.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition of this work by Allan Mallinson.%0D%0AAllan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for writing a series of novels chronicling the fictional life...

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2001 Cruzatte and Maria by Peter Bowen Signed First Edition
2001 Cruzatte and Maria by Peter Bowen Signed First Edition

Price: £29.99

%0D%0AA first edition novel by Cowboy author Peter Bowen.%0D%0A"At once lyric, spare, and murderously witty, Peter Bowen's unique Montana mysteries capture perfectly the seldom-viewed world of rural Montana."%0D%0ASigned by the author...

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2001 Fury by Salman Rushdie First Edition First Impression Unclipped Dustwrapper
2001 Fury by Salman Rushdie First Edition First Impression Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A lovely copy of Salman Rushdie's 'Fury'. His seventh novel, 'Fury' narrates the life of Malik Solanka, a Cambridge-educated millionaire from Bombay, who is looking for an escape from himself. Complete with unclipped dustwrapper. First...

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2001 Half a Life a Novel by V S Naipaul Signed First Edition
2001 Half a Life a Novel by V S Naipaul Signed First Edition

Price: £99.99

%0D%0AA first edition novel by Nobel Prize winning author V. S. Naipaul.%0D%0ASigned by the author to the title-page.%0D%0A"The greatest living writer of English prose." - Observer.%0D%0A

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2001 Kelly and the Three-Toed Horse by Peter Bowen First Edition Signed
2001 Kelly and the Three-Toed Horse by Peter Bowen First Edition Signed

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA first edition of this novel by Peter Bowen.%0D%0APeter Bowen is an American writer born in 1945.%0D%0AHe lives in Livingston, Montana and has worked as a cowboy, hunting and fishing guide, folksinger, poet, essayist, and novelist....

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2001 Risking it all by ANN GRANGER First Edition SIGNED
2001 Risking it all by ANN GRANGER First Edition SIGNED

Price: £27.99

A signed copy of Ann Granger's Risking It All. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Signed by the author. A nice clean copy. Patricia Ann Granger (b.1939 England) is a British...

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2001 The Bones in the Attic Robert Barnard First Edition in Dustwrapper
2001 The Bones in the Attic Robert Barnard First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £25.99

A first edition of this crime novel from popular author Robert Barnard. First edition, first impression. Robert Barnard (born 23 November 1936) is an English crime writer, critic and lecturer.

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2001 The Life of Pi by Yann Martel First UK Edition First Printing
2001 The Life of Pi by Yann Martel First UK Edition First Printing

Price: £230.00

%0D%0AA first UK edition, first printing of this popular novel by Yann Martel.%0D%0ARare in this

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2001 The Ultimate Safari Lithographs Nadine Gordimer Limited Edition Signed
2001 The Ultimate Safari Lithographs Nadine Gordimer Limited Edition Signed

Price: £295.00

A delightfully illustrated and beautifully presented copy of Nadine Gordimer's The Ultimate Safari. Complete with the original cloth slipcase. Limited edition being number 4 in 100 books to be printed. Signed...

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2001 Warlock by WILBUR SMITH First Edition
2001 Warlock by WILBUR SMITH First Edition

Price: £39.99

Wilbur Smith's sequel to River God. Bound in paper covered boards with an unclipped dust wrapper. First Edition. Wilbur Addison Smith (b. 1933) is a best-selling novelist, born in South Africa. His writings are mostly about southern...

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2001-2005 3 Vol Artemis Fowl Signed Eoin Colfer Opal Deception Arctic Incident
2001-2005 3 Vol Artemis Fowl Signed Eoin Colfer Opal Deception Arctic Incident

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA collection of first edition Artemis Fowl books, one of which is signed by the author. %0D%0AThe Opal Deception is playfully signed by the author, Eoin Colfer. The inscription reads, "To Richard and Daniel,...

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2002 A Haunt of Murder Paul Doherty Crime Historical Fiction Chaucer
2002 A Haunt of Murder Paul Doherty Crime Historical Fiction Chaucer

Price: £39.99

A charming first edition of Doherty's this medieaval mystery.As darkness falls on a sinister copse in Kent where Chaucer's pilgrims have taken rest, they prevail upon the Clerk of Oxford to tell a ghastly tale......

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2002 Allan Mallinson A Call To Arms First Edition Signed Dustwrapper
2002 Allan Mallinson A Call To Arms First Edition Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition of this work by Allan Mallinson.%0D%0AAllan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for writing a series of novels chronicling the fictional life...

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2002 An Angel in Australia Thomas Keneally Dustwrapper First Edition Signed
2002 An Angel in Australia Thomas Keneally Dustwrapper First Edition Signed

Price: £49.99

A first edition of Thomas Keneally's An Angel in Australia. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. "A story of a catholic priest in Sydney during the second world war and the dilemma posed by the confession of a murder...

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2002 And Justice There Is None Signed First Edition Deborah Crombie
2002 And Justice There Is None Signed First Edition Deborah Crombie

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this thriller novel by Deborah Crombie, from the award-winning Kincaid and James series. In their gripping eighth mystery, Kincaid and Jones investigate murder and racial tensions in 1960s Notting Hill. A spellbinding...

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2002 Angel Eyes Jane Adams First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Mystery Novel
2002 Angel Eyes Jane Adams First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Mystery Novel

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this crime thriller from Jane Adams. First edition, first impression. Featuring her popular detective character, Ray Flowers.

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2002 Ash Child by Peter Bowen Signed First Edition
2002 Ash Child by Peter Bowen Signed First Edition

Price: £34.99

%0D%0AA first edition novel by Cowboy author Peter Bowen.%0D%0A"With its sly wit and comic touches, combined with colourful characters and lyrical prose evocative of Montana, Peter Bowen's Ash Child makes for an exceptionally rich...

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2002 Count Karlstein Philip Pullman SIGNED In Dustwrapper Children's Fantasy
2002 Count Karlstein Philip Pullman SIGNED In Dustwrapper Children's Fantasy

Price: £120.00

A signed copy of this children's novel from Philip Pullman. Count Karlstein, or, the Ride of the Demon Huntsman is the first children's novel written by British author Philip Pullman. The story was originally written by Pullman...

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2002 Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer First Edition
2002 Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer First Edition

Price: £62.99

%0D%0AA first edition of Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer.%0D%0A"Great humour, sympathy, charm and daring...every page is illuminated." - Jeffrey Eugenides.%0D%0A"To call it the best first novel I've ever read belittles...

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2002 Jonathan Safran Foer Everything is Illuminated First Edition Dustwrapper
2002 Jonathan Safran Foer Everything is Illuminated First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

%0D%0AAn excellent first edition of Foer's highly acclaimed novel Everything is Illuminated.%0D%0AJonathan Safran Foer (1977) is an American writer. He is best known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002) and Extremely...

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2002 Magellania Jules Verne Translated from French Benjamin Ivry First Edition
2002 Magellania Jules Verne Translated from French Benjamin Ivry First Edition

Price: £29.99

A first edition of the first English language edition ever of the original "lost" manuscript. With an introduction by Oliver Dumas and translated by Benjamin Ivry. Magellania is "a unique, forceful novel that widens the scope of...

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2002 Swansong Pauline Bell First Edition D I Mitchell Crime Novel
2002 Swansong Pauline Bell First Edition D I Mitchell Crime Novel

Price: £18.99

A first edition of this DI Mitchell mystery from Pauline Bell. 'When opera buff Lewis Blake wins millions on the lottery he decides to make his local amateur operatic society a really professional concern and hires three star...

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2002 The Impressionist Hari Kunzru Uncorrected Publisher's Proof Copy 1st Ed
2002 The Impressionist Hari Kunzru Uncorrected Publisher's Proof Copy 1st Ed

Price: £49.99

A scarce copy of Zunzru's first novel The Impressionist, being an uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Published for circulation in 2003 this uncorrected proof copy was published privately the year previously.

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2002 The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse Picked by Joe Whitlock Blundell Paul Cox Folio
2002 The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse Picked by Joe Whitlock Blundell Paul Cox Folio

Price: £24.99

A lovely folio edition book of select writings from one of Britain's favourite comic writers. Copyright 1997. Fourth printing, 2002. Lavishly illustrated by Paul Cox, including a frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the...

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2002 The Resurrectionists M. Collins Uncorrected Proof Copy with Dustwrapper
2002 The Resurrectionists M. Collins Uncorrected Proof Copy with Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

An uncorrected proof copy of this thriller from Michael Collins. Featuring the original unclipped dustwrapper, designed by Scott Wishart. "Brilliant and unsettling, this story of the unquiet dead from the prize-winning Irish author...

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2002-2005 3 Vol Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer Eternity Opal Deception Arctic Incident
2002-2005 3 Vol Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer Eternity Opal Deception Arctic Incident

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA collection of first edition Artemis Fowl books, following the fantastical adventures of a twelve year old criminal genius. %0D%0AThe story follows the millionaire, Artemis Fowl as he saves his father,...

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2003 Badlands Montana Mystery Signed First edition Peter Bowen Cult Murders
2003 Badlands Montana Mystery Signed First edition Peter Bowen Cult Murders

Price: £27.99

%0D%0AA signed first edition of this murder mystery by cowboy author, Peter Bowen.%0D%0ASet against the backdrop of the Montana Badlands, our detective Gabriel Du Pre, is faced with the mass murders in a secretive millennial cult....

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2003 Blacklist Sara Paretsky Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
2003 Blacklist Sara Paretsky Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £33.99

A smart first American edition of Sara Paretsky's twelfth crime thriller in her A V. I. Warshawski series. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original unclipped photographic dustwrapper,...

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2003 Cuddy - Plus One by JEREMIAH HEALY SIGNED LIMITED
2003 Cuddy - Plus One by JEREMIAH HEALY  SIGNED LIMITED

Price: £69.99

A signed, limited edition of Healy's short story collection Cuddy - Plus One. Bound in cloth with unclipped dust wrapper. With separate pamphlet of The Safest Little Town in Texas by Jeremiah Healy. Signed by the author. Limited...

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2003 Dead Heat Caroline Carver First Edition Signed with Original Dustwrapper
2003 Dead Heat Caroline Carver First Edition Signed with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced thriller, being a terrifying and shocking journey into the heart of a wild jungle. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. "Georgia Parish never regretted leaving Nulgarra,...

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2003 Making Love A Conspiracy of the Heart SIGNED First Edition Marius Brill
2003 Making Love A Conspiracy of the Heart SIGNED First Edition Marius Brill

Price: £49.99

A signed first edition of this comic murder mystery novel by Marius Brill. Signed by the author to the title page. 'When Miranda, the Miss Lonely Hearts of Shepherds Bush, suddenly finds herself romanced by a tall, dark and deadly...

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2003 Pompeii by ROBERT HARRIS Signed
2003 Pompeii by ROBERT HARRIS Signed

Price: £24.99

A signed edition of Harris' historical novel. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. With the author's signature on the title page. The endpapers bear maps of the area. Pompeii features...

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2003 Scenarios: A Nameless Detective by PRONZINI FIRST
2003 Scenarios: A Nameless Detective by PRONZINI  FIRST

Price: £59.99

A first edition of Bill Pronzini's Scenarios. Bound in paper covered pictorial boards with an unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Bill Pronzini (born 1943) is a highly-regarded and very prolific American writer of detective...

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2003 The Fire-Eaters by David Almond Signed First Edition
2003 The Fire-Eaters by David Almond Signed First Edition

Price: £29.99

A signed, first edition of this novel by famous children's and young adult's writer David Almond. "Once in a while a book comes along that takes over your head and your heart. David Almond's The Fire-Eater's is such a book." - Wendy...

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2004 Allan Mallinson Rumours of War First Edition Signed Dustwrapper
2004 Allan Mallinson Rumours of War First Edition Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition of this work by Allan Mallinson.%0D%0AAllan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for writing a series of novels chronicling the fictional life...

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2004 Black Jack Point Jeff Abbot First Edition in Dustwrapper
2004 Black Jack Point Jeff Abbot First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

The scarce first edition of this Jeff Abbott mystery novel in its original dustwrapper. 'In this spellbinding new thriller, Texas judge Whit Mosley is about to cross the point of no return...'

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2004 Garden of Beasts Jeffery Deaver First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
2004 Garden of Beasts Jeffery Deaver First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced crime thriller set against the backdrop of Berlin during Hitler's Olympic Games. First British edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original photographic...

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2004 Sean Wright Jesse Jameson and the Curse of Caldazar Signed Limited Edition
2004 Sean Wright Jesse Jameson and the Curse of Caldazar Signed Limited Edition

Price: £32.00

%0D%0AA signed limited edition of Sean Wright's third in the Jesse Jameson series, The Curse of Caldazar.%0D%0AA Special Limited Edition of 2500.%0D%0ASigned to the title page, dated the 22-05-04.%0D%0A

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2004 Susanna Clarke Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Advanced Reading Copy
2004 Susanna Clarke Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Advanced Reading Copy

Price: £24.00

%0D%0AA first U.S edition and Advanced Reading Copy of Susanna Clarke's highly acclaimed Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.%0D%0AJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is the 2004 first novel by British writer Susanna Clarke. An alternative...

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2004 The Damascened Blade Babara Cleverly US First Edition Signed by Author
2004 The Damascened Blade Babara Cleverly US First Edition Signed by Author

Price: £18.99

The first American edition of this mystery novel by Barbara Cleverly. The Damascened Blade is a Detective Joe Sandilands mystery set in Afghanistan. With the author's signature to title page. 

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2004 The Tumbler by Peter Bowen First Edition Signed by the Author
2004 The Tumbler by Peter Bowen First Edition Signed by the Author

Price: £29.99

%0D%0AA first edition Montana Mystery featuring Gabriel du Pre, by Peter Bowen.%0D%0ABowen has worked as a cowboy, hunting and fishing guide, folksinger, poet, essayist, and novelist. He is the author of the Yellowstone Kelly historical...

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2004 Village of Stone Xiaolu Guo Translated Cidy Carter Uncorrected Proof Copy
2004 Village of Stone Xiaolu Guo Translated Cidy Carter Uncorrected Proof Copy

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of Xiaolu Guo's Village of Stone, being an uncorrected proof copy of the first English edition. Translated from the original Chinese by Cindy Carter.

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2005 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jonathan Safran Foer Signed First Ed
2005 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jonathan Safran Foer Signed First Ed

Price: £150.00

%0D%0AA signed, first edition of this popular novel by Jonathan Safran Foer.%0D%0AThis edition is 87 of 1000.%0D%0AJonathan Safran Foer (born February 21, 1977) is an American writer. He is best known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated...

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2005 Nothing But the Truth Pauline Bell Crime First Edition Dustwrapper Scarce
2005 Nothing But the Truth Pauline Bell Crime First Edition Dustwrapper Scarce

Price: £26.99

A first edition of this crime novel by the former teacher turned crime writer, Pauline Bell. Following DCI Mitchell's quest for justice after wheeler-dealer and womanizer Donald Markey is the victim of a mysteriously accurate hit-and-run. Scarce. ...

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2005 On Beauty by Zadie Smith Signed First Edition
2005 On Beauty by Zadie Smith Signed First Edition

Price: £120.00

%0D%0AA first edition of this novel by popular author Zadie Smith.%0D%0ASigned by the author to the title-page.%0D%0A"Set on both sides of the Atlantic, Zadie Smith's third novel is a brilliant take on family life, marriage, the collision...

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2006 Black Swan Green by David Mitchell First Edition First Impression
2006 Black Swan Green by David Mitchell First Edition First Impression

Price: £24.99

A perfect first edition of David Mitchell's Black Swan Green.]  Mitchell (born 12 January 1969) is an English novelist. He has written five novels, two of which, number9dream (2001) and Cloud Atlas (2004), were shortlisted...

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2006 David Malouf Signed First Ed Every Move You Make Short Stories Australia
2006 David Malouf Signed First Ed Every Move You Make Short Stories Australia

Price: £50.00

%0D%0AA signed first edition copy of Malouf's seven short stories in the Australian Outback. %0D%0ASigned by Malouf on title page. %0D%0AThe stories tell of the lives of bookish boys, taciturn men, strong women and wayward sons, fathers...

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2006 Sharpe's Fury Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper
2006 Sharpe's Fury Bernard Cornwell First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

A smart copy of this historical novel surrounding the Battle of Barrosa. First edition. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, and a frontispiece of a map of Cadiz. "The number one bestseller".

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2008 3Vol Annie Proulx Wyoming Stories Box Set As New Sealed First Edition
2008 3Vol Annie Proulx Wyoming Stories Box Set As New Sealed First Edition

Price: £130.00

%0D%0AThis is an attractive three volume set of the Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx.%0D%0AFor Close Range and Bad Dirt, it is the first time they have been published in the UK as hardbacks, while Fine Just the Way It Is is the UK first...

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2008 Allan Mallinson Warrior First Edition Signed Dustwrapper
2008 Allan Mallinson Warrior First Edition Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

%0D%0AThis is a signed first edition of this work by Allan Mallinson.%0D%0AAllan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for writing a series of novels chronicling the fictional life...

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2009 Airth The Dead of Winter Signed First ed. w Dustwrapper WWII Fiction
2009 Airth The Dead of Winter Signed First ed. w Dustwrapper WWII Fiction

Price: £49.99

An excellent signed first edition of Rennie Airth's Second World War mystery, chronicling Inspector John Madden's investigation of the murder of a Polish land girl on the freezing streets of London.

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2009 Death of a Pilgrim David Dickinson First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
2009 Death of a Pilgrim David Dickinson First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced work of espionage featuring Dickinson's exceptional protagonist; the Victorian-Edwardian detective, Lord Francis Powerscourt. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title...

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2011 Maxwell's Island by M J Trow Signed First Edition
2011 Maxwell's Island by M J Trow Signed First Edition

Price: £26.99

A signed, first edition of this crime novel from the 'Peter Maxwell' series by M. J. Trow. "Love of money is the root of all evil, apparently, and the amount of money involved would drive many otherwise law-abiding people to commit...

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2011 The Cry of the Go-Away Bird by Andrea Eames Signed First Edition
2011 The Cry of the Go-Away Bird by Andrea Eames Signed First Edition

Price: £23.99

A first edition, first printing of Andrea Eames's first novel. "The Cry of the go-Away Bird follows Elise as she attempts to make sense of her place in the world while her family struggles to stay afloat in the collapsing economy...

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c1768 The Art of Preserving Health a Poem John Armstrong
c1768 The Art of Preserving Health a Poem John Armstrong

Price: £29.99

An influential eighteenth century didactic poem, founded on the ideas of observation, reason, and the purpose to inform. Themes within the poem include materialism and dualism, substantive nature of the universe, the relationship...

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c1792 Miscellaneous Works Of Dr Goldsmith Containing All His Essays And Poem
c1792 Miscellaneous Works Of Dr Goldsmith Containing All His Essays And Poem

Price: £99.99

The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith Containing all his Essays and Poems with The Poetical Works of Dr. Goldsmith bound to rear. Two volumes bound in one, the first of essays, second of poems. The first volume has no date. Poetical...

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c1794 4vol The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle By Dr Tobias Smollett Illustrated
c1794 4vol The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle By Dr Tobias Smollett Illustrated

Price: £140.00

 An illustrated set of this picaresque novel by the Scottish author Tobias Smollett (1721 1771). Complete in four volumes. The story follows the fortunes and misfortunes of the egotistical dandy Peregrine Pickle, and provides...

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c1795 A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy Mr Yorick Laurence Sterne
c1795 A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy Mr Yorick Laurence Sterne

Price: £49.99

A mysterious little edition of literary titan Laurence Sterne's second novel. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy was written and first published in 1768, as Sterne was facing death. In 1765, Sterne travelled through...

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c1796 The Correspondence of Theodosius and Constantia Langhorne
c1796 The Correspondence of Theodosius and Constantia Langhorne

Price: £29.99

The scarce Cooke edition of this work by John Langhorne. With engraved frontispiece and one other plate. John Langhorne (March 1735 1 April 1779) was a British translator, poet and priest.

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c1800 2 Vol The Tales of Genii Charles Morell James Ridley Illustrated Cooke's
c1800 2 Vol The Tales of Genii Charles Morell James Ridley Illustrated Cooke's

Price: £99.99

An early set of Ridley's popular story based on Arabian Nights, illustrated with engravings. Cooke's Pocket Edition. Featuring additional engraved titlepages and 5 other engraved plates. Complete in two volumes. James Kenneth...

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c1800 Evelina by Miss Burney Signed Binding in a Slipcase
c1800 Evelina by Miss Burney Signed Binding in a Slipcase

Price: £495.00

A beautifully bound edition of Evelina by Fanny Burney. A beuatiful small binding by Eric Burdett. Exquisite. In this novel, the title character Evelina is the unacknowledged but legitimate daughter of a dissipated English...

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c1809 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers a Satire by Lord Byron
c1809 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers a Satire by Lord Byron

Price: £175.00

A forgery of the first edition of English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers, a Satire by Lord Byron. There are some pencil annotations and corrections to the recto of front free-end papers. English Bards and Scotch Reviewers is a satirical...

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c1810 3 Vol Amelia Henry Fielding Illustrated Early Edition
c1810 3 Vol Amelia Henry Fielding Illustrated Early Edition

Price: £125.00

A scarce set of this sentimental novel from English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, Henry Fielding. First edition thus. Featuring the original six beautifully engraved plates. Fielding...

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c1810 3vol The Works of Allan Ramsay Oliver's Ed Poems Scottish Dialect V Scarce
c1810 3vol The Works of Allan Ramsay Oliver's Ed Poems Scottish Dialect V Scarce

Price: £350.00

A very scarce little set of the collected works of Allan Ramsay. Ramsay (1686 1758) was a Scottish poet (or makar), playwright, publisher, librarian and wig-maker. Ramsay's importance in literary history is twofold. As a pastoral...

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c1810 John Bull or the Englishman's Fireside by Mrs Inchbald
c1810 John Bull or the Englishman's Fireside by Mrs Inchbald

Price: £49.99

%0D%0AA five act comedy by George Colman, the Younger.%0D%0AAs performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden.%0D%0APrinted under the authority of the Managers from the Prompt book.%0D%0AWith remarks by Mrs. Inchbald.%0D%0A

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c1811 The MESSIAH Friedrich Gottlieb KLOPSTOCK Shoberl
c1811 The MESSIAH Friedrich Gottlieb KLOPSTOCK Shoberl

Price: £259.99

An early nineteenth century English edition of Klopstock's Messiah with engraved plates and in a smart morocco binding. With eight plates, engraved frontis and additional engraved title page. Collated, complete. Dated from COPAC. In...

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c1820 2Vol Contes A Ma Fille by J.N. Bouilly Illustrated
c1820 2Vol Contes A Ma Fille by J.N. Bouilly Illustrated

Price: £36.00

%0D%0AA two volume illustrated set of this work by J.N. Bouilly.%0D%0AComplete in two volumes.%0D%0AJean-Nicolas Bouilly was a french playwright, librettist, children's writer and politician of the French Revolution, best know for...

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c1820 The Oddest of all Oddities SCARCE By Oddicurio
c1820 The Oddest of all Oddities SCARCE By Oddicurio

Price: £69.99

A disbound scarce booklet.

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c1820-1824 6vols Don Juan Shipwreck Sentimental Journey Odyssey Iliad Pope Byron
c1820-1824 6vols Don Juan Shipwreck Sentimental Journey Odyssey Iliad Pope Byron

Price: £325.00

Six volumes of classic titles, uniformly bound. With bookseller's labels to each front pastedown of Thomas Hodgson Stationer, of St. John Street, Liverpool. With an illustrated title page to each volume, plus further engravings...

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c1821 LOUVET DE COUVRAY French 2VOLS Les Amours LEATHER
c1821 LOUVET DE COUVRAY French 2VOLS Les Amours LEATHER

Price: £169.99

Half leather bindings with marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spines with five raised bands. Marbling to all edges. Smart leather bound edition of this classic French novel in two volumes. Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrai (June...

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c1824 The Cottage on the Cliff A Sea-Side Story by Catherine G Ward
c1824 The Cottage on the Cliff A Sea-Side Story by Catherine G Ward

Price: £145.00

%0D%0AAn edition of The Cottage on the Cliff by Catherine G. Ward, Authoress of The Rose of Claremont, The Msyterious Marriage, Family Portraits, &c. &c. &c.%0D%0AA Sea-Side Story.%0D%0AWith numerous black and white plates.%0D%0A...

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c1826 Solyman and Almena An Oriental Tale by Dr John Langhorne Poetry Fiction
c1826 Solyman and Almena An Oriental Tale by Dr John Langhorne Poetry Fiction

Price: £32.99

A story by Dr John Langhorne. With previous owner's copperplate inscription to title page, dated 1826. John Langhorne (March 1735 1 April 1779) was a British translator, poet and priest. He and his brother, William Langhorne,...

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c1826 Valentine and Orson by Henry Watson with Illustrations
c1826 Valentine and Orson by Henry Watson with Illustrations

Price: £140.00

%0D%0AAn incomplete copy of Valentine and Orson.%0D%0AValentine and Orson is a romance which has been attached to the Carolingian cycle.%0D%0AThe tale is probably based on a lost French original. A 14th-century French chanson de geste,...

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c1829 The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Complete in One Volume
c1829 The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Complete in One Volume

Price: £110.00

%0D%0AA volume of the poetry of Robert Southey.%0D%0AComplete in one volume.%0D%0AWith an engraved frontispiece of Southey.%0D%0ARobert Southey (12 August 1774 21 March 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the...

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c1830 Belisarius Jean Francois Marmontel and Numa Pompilius by Florian
c1830 Belisarius Jean Francois Marmontel and Numa Pompilius by Florian

Price: £54.99

An English translation of Marmontel's classic novel, Belisaire, with Numa Pompilius by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian.  Illustrated with engraved plates.  Belisaire popularised the apochryphal tale of his being...

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c1830 The Vicar of Wakefield A Tale Oliver Goldsmith Miniature Edition Frontis
c1830 The Vicar of Wakefield A Tale Oliver Goldsmith Miniature Edition Frontis

Price: £29.99

%0D%0AA charming miniature Regency edition of one of the most widely-read novels of the eighteenth century.%0D%0AIncluding an engraved title page and frontispiece. %0D%0A

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c1836 GILBERT GURNEY Theodore HOOK Scarce
c1836 GILBERT GURNEY Theodore HOOK Scarce

Price: £49.99

A charming and witty novel written by the famous trickster, Theodore Hook, who had a penchant for clever practical jokes and a skill at perpetrating hoaxes. The novel 'Gilbert Gurney' and it's successor 'Gilbert...

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c1837-41 Novels Tales Etc. Including A Simple Story, Nature And Art By Inchbald
c1837-41 Novels Tales Etc. Including A Simple Story, Nature And Art By Inchbald

Price: £550.00

An uncommon collection of thirteen novels and tales bound together in one volume. Included in the volume are:  A Simple Story, Nature and Art both by Mrs. Inchbald; Piccioli from the French of X. B. Saintine; The...

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c1838 The Diadem a Book for the Boudoir Louisa H. Sheridan Illustrated
c1838 The Diadem a Book for the Boudoir Louisa H. Sheridan Illustrated

Price: £69.99

An extremely scarce and charmingly illustrated poetical anthology from Louisa H. Sheridan. Adorned with twelve beautifully engraved plates, many with their original tissue guards.

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c1838 The Waverley Keepsake and Abbotsford Album Sir Walter Scott Illustrated
c1838 The Waverley Keepsake and Abbotsford Album Sir Walter Scott Illustrated

Price: £69.99

An uncommon anthology of works from prolific poet and novelist, Walter Scott. "Illustrated with splendid engravings on steel" by Charles Heath, Rolls, Goodyear and Bacon. Including a frontispiece and vignette title page.

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c1840 5Vol Tales and Sketches Ettrick Shepherd James Hogg Illustrated D. O. Hill
c1840 5Vol Tales and Sketches Ettrick Shepherd James Hogg Illustrated D. O. Hill

Price: £225.00

The last set of novels to be published from one of the most admired Scottish writers, James Hogg. With an advertisement to volume one, dated 1836 Each volume is adorned with a beautifully engraved frontispiece, and charming...

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c1840 Annals of the Poor Legh Richmond and John Ayre
c1840 Annals of the Poor Legh Richmond and John Ayre

Price: £42.99

A early victorian collection of short stories surrounding village life. New edition, enlarged with an introductory sketch of the author by Reverend John Ayre. Illustrated throughout with beautifully engraved plates.

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