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1979 The Matarese Circle Uncorrected Proof Robert Ludlum KGB Kidnap Spy Russia
1979 The Matarese Circle Uncorrected Proof Robert Ludlum KGB Kidnap Spy Russia

Price: £99.99

A very scarce uncorrected advance proof copy of Ludlum's spy novel based on the rumours about the Trilateral Commision. The story follows US intelligence agent Brandon Scofield and Soviet KGB agent Vasili Taleniekov as they make...

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1979 The Swoop! and Other Stories P.G. Wodehouse Dustwrapper First Edition
1979 The Swoop! and Other Stories P.G. Wodehouse Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £100.00

A first edition of this collection of short storiesby P. G. Wodehouse, published posthumously.A collection of early short stories and a novella edited and introduced by Wodehouse's biographer David A Jasen.

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1979 The Wilt Alternative Tom Sharpe First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1979 The Wilt Alternative Tom Sharpe First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this second chronicle surrounding protagonist Henry Wilt, by Tom Sharpe. Featuring the original unclipped dustwrapper. "The Wilt Alternative exposes the farcical anomalies which have become the social norms...

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1979 Tomorrow's Ghost by Anthony Price First Edition
1979 Tomorrow's Ghost by Anthony Price First Edition

Price: £49.99

A first edition spy novel by Anthony Price. Anthony Price (born 16 August 1928 in Hertfordshire, England) is an author of espionage thrillers. He is the author of nineteen novels in the Dr David Audley/Colonel Jack Butler series....

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1979 Whip Hand by Dick Francis Crime Novel First Edition Inscribed by the Author
1979 Whip Hand by Dick Francis Crime Novel First Edition Inscribed by the Author

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this crime novel by Dick Francis. An author's presentation copy, with an inscription to a label to front free endpaper reading ' Christmas 1979. John, very best wishes from Harry - and me, of course. Dick Francis'. ...

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1979-1988 3Vol Collin's Crime Club Collection R.Barnard, A.Clarke and G.Butler
1979-1988 3Vol Collin's Crime Club Collection R.Barnard, A.Clarke and G.Butler

Price: £39.99

A smart collection of Crime Club novels from prolific crime writers Anna Clarke, Robert Barnard and Gwendoline Butler. Collection includes Anna Clarke's "The Poisoned Web", Robert Barnard's "Political Suicide" and Gwendoline Butler's...

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1980 Athabasca by Alistair MacLean First edition dustwrapper
1980 Athabasca by Alistair MacLean First edition dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of MacLean's best-selling thriller. Two of the largest oilfields in the worlds are simultaneously threatened with sabotage. Jim Brady and his team are brought in to find the saboteurs and find out what...

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1980 BAHAMA CRISIS Desmond BAGLEY FIRST EDITION
1980 BAHAMA CRISIS Desmond BAGLEY FIRST EDITION

Price: £29.99

Desmond Bagley (October 1923 April 1983), was a British journalist and novelist principally known for a series of best-selling thrillers. After the body of the body of a rich businessman's daughter washes hundreds of miles ashore...

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1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Brian Freemantle Dustwrapper First Edition
1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Brian Freemantle Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £39.99

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1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Brian Freemantle First Edition Dustwrapper
1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Brian Freemantle First Edition Dustwrapper

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1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Dustwrapper First Edition Brian Freemantle
1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Dustwrapper First Edition Brian Freemantle

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1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam First Edition Brian Freemantle Tsar CIA MI6
1980 Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam First Edition Brian Freemantle Tsar CIA MI6

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Brian Freemantle's spy thriller following the adventures of his famous character, Charlie Muffin.Tear-away spy, Charlie M, is called upon to protect an invaluable stamp collection...

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1980 Colin Dexter's Service of all the Dead First US Edition
1980 Colin Dexter's Service of all the Dead First US Edition

Price: £99.99

A first US edition of this crime novel by Colin Dexter. Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September 1930) is an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as...

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1980 Death in the Round Anne Morice First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1980 Death in the Round Anne Morice First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A thrilling work of crime fiction from Anne Morice. First edition. "A delightful whodunnit in the best Anne Morice tradition."

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1980 Dupe by Liza Cody First Edition
1980 Dupe by Liza Cody First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this novel by Liza Cody. Liza Cody (born in London on 11 April 1944) is an English crime fiction writer. She is the author of thirteen novels and many short stories. Her Anna Lee series introduced the professional...

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1980 First Edition Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Brian Freemantle Tsar CIA MI6
1980 First Edition Charlie Muffin's Uncle Sam Brian Freemantle Tsar CIA MI6

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Brian Freemantle's spy thriller following the adventures of his famous character, Charlie Muffin.Tear-away spy, Charlie M, is called upon to protect an invaluable stamp collection...

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1980 First US Edition of Service of all the Dead by Colin Dexter
1980 First US Edition of Service of all the Dead by Colin Dexter

Price: £170.00

A first US edition of this crime novel by colin Dexter. Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September 1930) is an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as...

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1980 Graham Greene Doctor Fischer of Geneva: Or, the Bomb Party First Edition
1980 Graham Greene Doctor Fischer of Geneva: Or, the Bomb Party First Edition

Price: £62.00

A first edition of Greene's celebrated novel Doctor Fischer of Geneva or the Bomb Party.Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party (1980) is a novel by the English novelist Graham Greene. The eponymous party has been examined as an...

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1980 Loser's Blues by Paula Gosling First Edition
1980 Loser's Blues by Paula Gosling First Edition

Price: £57.99

A first edition crime novel by Paula Gosling. Paula Gosling (born 1939) is a US-born crime writer. She has lived in the UK since the 1960s. Gosling started her writing career as a copy-writer. She published her first novel, A Running...

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1980 Mill on the Floss Easton Press George Eliot Attractive Binding David Daiche
1980 Mill on the Floss Easton Press George Eliot Attractive Binding David Daiche

Price: £69.99

A beautifully bound copy of Eliot's Mill on the Floss, printed exclusively for subscribers of the Easton Press.With silk bookmark, silk moire endpapers, and gilt textblock edges. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series....

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1980 Nuns and Soldiers by Irish Murdoch First Edition
1980 Nuns and Soldiers by Irish Murdoch First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition of this novel by popular authoress Iris Murdoch. Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationships,...

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1980 Nuns and Soldiers Iris Murdoch First Edition with Dustwrapper
1980 Nuns and Soldiers Iris Murdoch First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

An attractive first edition of this novel from renowned author Iris Murdoch. The setting is England and two of the main characters are Gertrude, a widow, and Anne, an ex-nun. There is a fair amount of treachery and coincidence...

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1980 Reflex by Dick Francis First Edition
1980 Reflex by Dick Francis First Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this novel by Dick Francis. "Aided only by a natural wit and a knowledge of cameras, he unwillingly began picking his way through, facing on the way not only ferocious enemies but the traps and uncertainties of...

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1980 Reflex by Dick Francis First Edition Crime Novel Inscribed by the Author
1980 Reflex by Dick Francis First Edition Crime Novel Inscribed by the Author

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this crime novel by Dick Francis. Author's presentation copy, with an inscription on a label to front free endpaper: 'Christmas 1980. John, with every good wish from Harry Webster - and me, of course. Dick Francis'. ...

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1980 Service of all the Dead by Colin Dexter First US Edition
1980 Service of all the Dead by Colin Dexter First US Edition

Price: £120.00

A first US edition of this crime novel by colin Dexter. Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September 1930) is an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as...

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1980 The Boy Who Followed Ripley Patricia Highsmith 1st Edition Pyschological
1980 The Boy Who Followed Ripley Patricia Highsmith 1st Edition Pyschological

Price: £60.00

The Boy Who Followed Ripley follows Highsmith's man of the world, Tom Ripley and his introduction to a new troubled teen, Frank Pierson, allegedly responsible for the death of his millionaire father. Patricia Highsmith has been heralded...

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1980 The Case of the Philosophers' Ring by Dr Watson Randall Collins Scarce
1980 The Case of the Philosophers' Ring by Dr Watson Randall Collins Scarce

Price: £24.99

A Sherlock Holmes novel by Randall Collins. First UK edition. With four pages of plates to rear.

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1980 The Master Sniper Stephen Hunter First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1980 The Master Sniper Stephen Hunter First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £89.99

A first edition of Stephen Hunter's first novel The Master Sniper. Featuring the original dustwrapper. Stephen Hunter is an American novelist, essayist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic.

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1981 First Edition of Rostnikov's Corpse by Stuart M Kaminsky
1981 First Edition of Rostnikov's Corpse by Stuart M Kaminsky

Price: £150.00

A first edition crime novel by Stuart M. Kaminsky. Stuart M. Kaminsky (September 29, 1934 October 9, 2009) was an American mystery writer and film professor. He is known for three long-running series of mystery novels featuring...

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1981 Other People: A Mystery Story by Martin Amis
1981 Other People: A Mystery Story by Martin Amis

Price: £99.00

A first edition of this detective story by Martin Amis."Martin Amis sustains an unnervingly high degree of suspense as Mary and the reader learn to grasp what has happened to Mary's past and ponder what its loss has gained her.""Unfolding...

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1981 Rostnikov's Corpse by Stuart M Kaminsky First Edition
1981 Rostnikov's Corpse by Stuart M Kaminsky First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition crime novel by Stuart M. Kaminsky. Stuart M. Kaminsky (September 29, 1934 October 9, 2009) was an American mystery writer and film professor. He is known for three long-running series of mystery novels featuring...

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1981 Sharpe's Gold Destruction of Almeida Bernard Cornwell First Edition
1981 Sharpe's Gold Destruction of Almeida Bernard Cornwell First Edition

Price: £110.00

A First Edition of Cornwell's historical novel. Bernard Cornwell, (born 23 February 1944) is an English author of historical novels. He is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe which were adapted into...

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1981 The Edinburgh Stories Arthur Conan Doyle First Edition Thus
1981 The Edinburgh Stories Arthur Conan Doyle First Edition Thus

Price: £29.99

A smart copy of this anthology of Scottish themed short-stories from prolific writer, Arthur Conan Doyle. First edition thus. Containing "The Field Bazaar", "His First Operation", "John Barrington Cowles", "The Parasite" and "An...

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1981 The Mosquito Coast Paul THEROUX First Dustwrapper
1981 The Mosquito Coast Paul THEROUX First Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Theroux's award-winning novel based in the jungles of Central America. First Edition. With the pictorial bookplate of 'D M' to the front pastedown. Paul Edward Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist,...

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1981 The World of Jeeves by P G Wodehouse First Edition Seventh Impression
1981 The World of Jeeves by P G Wodehouse First Edition Seventh Impression

Price: £50.00

A collection of the Jeeves stories by P. G. Wodehouse."This complete collection of the Jeeves stories was greeted by the Sunday Times as 'a celestial omnibus' on its first publication in 1967, and since then it has been in continuous...

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1981 Twice Shy by Dick Francis Thriller Inscribed by the Author In Dustwrapper
1981 Twice Shy by Dick Francis Thriller Inscribed by the Author In Dustwrapper

Price: £110.00

A first edition of this thriller by Dick Francis, with an inscription by the author on a label to front free endpaper. The inscription reads 'Xmas '81. John Spencer, very best wishes from the Websters - and me! Dick Francis'. ...

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1981 Wild Berries Yevgeny Yevtushenko Comedy Romance Siberia Soviet Dissidents
1981 Wild Berries Yevgeny Yevtushenko Comedy Romance Siberia Soviet Dissidents

Price: £35.00

An uncorrected proof copy of the poet Yevtushenko's first novel. It is set in the deep woods of Siberia. Yevtushenko (1932-) is a soviet Russian poet as well as a novelist, publisher, actor and director.

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1982 Albatross Evelyn Anthony First Edition With Original Dustwrapper
1982 Albatross Evelyn Anthony First Edition With Original Dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

A first edition of Evelyn Anthony's thrilling work of espionage, Albatross. Featuring the original photographic dustwrapper by Michael Barrett. First writing short stories for periodicals, Evelyn Ward-Thomas gained fame and...

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1982 Banker by Dick Francis Crime Novel First Edition Author's Presentation Copy
1982 Banker by Dick Francis Crime Novel First Edition Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this crime novel by Dick Francis. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to a label to front free endpaper reading, 'Xmas 1982. John, very best wishes from Harry - and me! Dick Francis'.

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1982 Deadline by John Dunning First UK Edition
1982 Deadline by John Dunning First UK Edition

Price: £595.00

A first UK edition of this novel by John Dunning. "A new talent from America cannily combines some highly unusual suspense elements in a novel that is at once fresh, original & unputdownable." John Dunning (born January 9,...

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1982 Fair Game Gerald Hammond Signed First Edition Crime Mystery
1982 Fair Game Gerald Hammond Signed First Edition Crime Mystery

Price: £120.00

"Gunlore, gamesmanship, poaching, womanising, a sharp sense of humour, and sudden death."A signed, scarce first edition of this parochial mystery; in which country sporstman Ray Grass dies leaving an enormous estate, a vast...

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1982 First Edition William Boyd Ice Cream War First World British German Troops
1982 First Edition William Boyd Ice Cream War First World British German Troops

Price: £45.00

A first edition of William Boyd's An Ice-Cream War..The novel is a darkly comic take on the First World War, the title itself referencing a quote stating that the East African campaign will "only last two months. It is far too hot...

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1982 Larry McMurtry Cadillac Jack First Edition Dustwrapper Western
1982 Larry McMurtry Cadillac Jack First Edition Dustwrapper Western

Price: £40.00

This is a first edition of this Western novel by Larry McMurtry.Larry McMurtry is a novelist, essayist, bookseller and screenwriter whose work is predominantly set in either the Old West or in contemporary Texas. He is known for 1975...

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1982 Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene First Edition
1982 Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this novel by popular author Graham Greene.Monsignor Quixote is a novel by Graham Greene, published in 1982. The book is a pastiche of the classic Spanish novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes with many moments...

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1982 Sleep of Death Anne Morice First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1982 Sleep of Death Anne Morice First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A thrilling work of crime fiction from Anne Morice. First edition. "A high standard of entertainment and story-telling has always characterised Anne Morice's crime novels, and this new mystery can only enhance her reputation." ...

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1982 The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes by K C Constantine First Edition
1982 The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes by K C Constantine First Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this novel by K. C. Constantine. The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes is a crime novel set in 1980s Rocksburg, a fictional, blue-collar, Rustbelt town in Western Pennsylvania (modelled on the author's hometown of McKees...

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1982 The Unknown Conan Doyle Essays on Photography JM Gibson Dustwrapper First
1982 The Unknown Conan Doyle Essays on Photography JM Gibson Dustwrapper First

Price: £115.00

A fascinating compilation of Conan Doyle's little-known essays on photography. "These essays...show Doyle to be a first-rate reporter, an expert practitioner of emerging art of dry-plate photography, an adventurous traveller, and...

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1982-1998 6vol DICK FRANCIS First Edition CRIME FICTION
1982-1998 6vol DICK FRANCIS First Edition CRIME FICTION

Price: £120.00

Six crime novels by Dick Francis. Bound in paper covered boards with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers. First edition.

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1983 ASK POLICEMAN Detection Club Berkeley Kennedy Mitchell Rhode Sayers Simpson
1983 ASK POLICEMAN Detection Club Berkeley Kennedy Mitchell Rhode Sayers Simpson

Price: £19.99

This intreaguing novel, 'Ask a Policeman', was written as part of 'The Detection Club' series, a collaboration of successful crime writers published in the early 1930's. The authors which contributed to the novel are:...

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1983 Berlin Game by Len Deighton Scarce Publisher's Uncorrected Proof Signed
1983 Berlin Game by Len Deighton Scarce Publisher's Uncorrected Proof Signed

Price: £195.00

A 1983 spy novel by Len Deighton. A scarce publisher's uncorrected proof copy. Berlin Game is the first novel in the first of three trilogies about Bernard Samson, a middle-aged and somewhat jaded intelligence officer...

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1983 Fjord Of Silent Men Peter Lancaster Brown Nikolai Gronika
1983 Fjord Of Silent Men Peter Lancaster Brown Nikolai Gronika

Price: £69.99

A scarce second edition of Lancaster Brown's international spy thriller.The story follows a NATO agent shadowing his target aboard a North Sea ferry that leads to intrigue and covert operations in Washington, Moscow and Tel...

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1983 Gideon's Way JJ Marric Fiction First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper
1983 Gideon's Way JJ Marric Fiction First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

The 24th 'Gideon' novel by John Creasey (1908-1973), and the third penned on his behalf by William Vivian Butler. Gideon's Way features Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard, the fictional policeman who appeared in 26 police...

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1983 I Give You Five Days by Clare Curzon First Edition Scarce
1983 I Give You Five Days by Clare Curzon First Edition Scarce

Price: £99.99

A scarce first edition of I Give You Five Days by Clare Curzon.Eileen-Marie Duell Buchanan (1922-2010) was a British author who specialised in writing literature belonging to the mystery, suspense, or detective genre. She wrote under...

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1983 John le Carre The Little Drummer Girl First Edition Spy Novel
1983 John le Carre The Little Drummer Girl First Edition Spy Novel

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this novel by popular author John le Carre. The story follows the manipulations of Martin Kurtz, an Israeli spymaster who is trying to kill a Palestinian terrorist named Khalil, who is bombing Jewish-related targets...

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1983 Phantoms Dean R. Koontz First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1983 Phantoms Dean R. Koontz First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £140.00

The first English edition of this thrilling novel from Dean R. Koontz. Featuring the original dustwrapper. Koontz's novels can broadly be described as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror,...

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1983 Phantoms Dean R. Koontz with Original Dustwrapper First English Edition
1983 Phantoms Dean R. Koontz with Original Dustwrapper First English Edition

Price: £110.00

The first English edition of this thrilling novel from Dean R. Koontz. Featuring the original dustwrapper. Koontz's novels can broadly be described as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror,...

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1983 Rates of Exchange Malcolm Bradbury First Edition in Dustwrapper
1983 Rates of Exchange Malcolm Bradbury First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £32.99

A first edition of this satirical novel by Malcolm Bradbury. "Slaka! Land of lake and forest, of beetroot and tractor. Slaka! Land whose borders are sometimes here, often further north, and sometimes not at all! Dr Petworth is on...

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1983 The Danger by Dick Francis Dustwrapper Author's Presentation Copy First Ed
1983 The Danger by Dick Francis Dustwrapper Author's Presentation Copy First Ed

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this crime thriller by Dick Francis. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to a label on front free endpaper reading, 'Best wishes, Dick Francis'.

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1983 The Property of a Lady Anthony Oliver Signed 1st Edition Dustwrapper
1983 The Property of a Lady Anthony Oliver Signed 1st Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £48.00

A handsome first edition of this mystery novel. The Property of a Lady is about a woman who takes a young man into her home. Together they enter into the cut throat world of antiques. Anthony Oliver is an antique expert with his...

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1983 The Twelfth Night of Ramadan by Kendal J Peel
1983 The Twelfth Night of Ramadan by Kendal J Peel

Price: £16.99

Kendal J Peel's gripping thriller, set in 1980s Saudi Arabia. First edition. A tale of an eccentric Englishman heading a Saudi landscape gardening team, and his criminal plot, set against the backdrop of a holy war. Previous owner's...

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1983 Two Thyrdes Bertie Denham First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1983 Two Thyrdes Bertie Denham First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £79.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced fictional work set in wartime London. First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the verso of the half title. Featuring the original  photographic unclipped dustwrapper, designed by...

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1983 Whitefire Glover Wright Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1983 Whitefire Glover Wright Signed First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A smart first edition of Glover Wright's intricate and fast-paced adventure thriller. Neatly signed by the author to the title page, dated 3rd May 1988. Featuring the original unclipped illustrated dustwrapper,...

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1983 Wycliffe and the Beales by W J Burley Crime Novel Dustwrapper First Edition
1983 Wycliffe and the Beales by W J Burley Crime Novel Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £33.99

A first edition of this crime novel by W. J. Burley. William John Burley (1 August 1914 - 15 November 2002) was a British crime writer, best known for his books featuring the detective Charles Wycliffe, who became the basis of the...

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1983 Wycliffe and the Beales W. J. Burley Original Dustwrapper First Edition
1983 Wycliffe and the Beales W. J. Burley Original Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this crime novel featuring W. J. Burley's popular character, Charles Wycliffe. "The Beales, a strange, reclusive family living on the edge of Dartmoor in Ashill House, consist of Simon, an old man entirely withdrawn...

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1984 ADVERTISE FOR TREASURE David WILLIAMS Mark Treasure, SIGNED, FIRST EDITION
1984 ADVERTISE FOR TREASURE David WILLIAMS Mark Treasure, SIGNED, FIRST EDITION

Price: £28.99

A first edition copy of the intreaguing novel by David Williams and signed by the author on the year of publication. David Williams (June 8, 1926 September 26, 2003) was an advertising executive who became a crime writer...

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1984 Compleet Molesworth Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle Second Imp Dustwrapper
1984 Compleet Molesworth Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle Second Imp Dustwrapper

Price: £79.99

The Compleet Molesworth by Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle. Relatively scarce in dustwrapper. First edition, second impression. Nigel Molesworth is a fictional character, the supposed author of a series of books (actually written...

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1984 DIARY NOBODY George, Weedon Grossmith illustrations Hogarth, Philip Hood
1984 DIARY NOBODY George, Weedon Grossmith illustrations Hogarth, Philip Hood

Price: £39.99

A beautifully illustrated copy of The Diary of a Nobody, an English comic novel written by George Grossmith and his brother Weedon Grossmith with illustrations by Weedon. It first appeared in the magazine Punch in 1888 89, and was...

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1984 Padgett Powell Edisto First Edition Novel Unclipped Original Dustwrapper
1984 Padgett Powell Edisto First Edition Novel Unclipped Original Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

A charming first edition of Edisto by Padgett Powell.His first novel, Padgett Powell wrote for The New Yorker before turning his hand to larger publications.

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1984 PENNY DREADFUL Susan MOODY Penny Wanawake FIRST EDITION
1984 PENNY DREADFUL Susan MOODY Penny Wanawake FIRST EDITION

Price: £44.99

A fascinating suspense novel written by Susan Moody (born 1940 in Oxford). Written as part of the Penny Wanawake series. First edition.

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1984 Stars and Bars William Boyd America Comic Grotesque
1984 Stars and Bars William Boyd America Comic Grotesque

Price: £25.00

A first edition of this novel on a man's search for identity as his job takes him from New York to Georgia. William Boyd (1952-) was born in Ghana and educated at Nice, Glasgow and Oxford.

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1984 The Devil's Novice by Ellis Peters First US Edition
1984 The Devil's Novice by Ellis Peters First US Edition

Price: £69.99

A first US edition of this medieval mystery novel by Ellis Peters, set in fall 1140. It is the eighth novel in the Cadfael Chronicles, first published in 1983. It is the Anarchy, when Empress Maud's forces are rising, King Stephen...

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1984 The Feet of A Snake Barry Chubin Signed First Edition Dustwrapper Spy Novel
1984 The Feet of A Snake Barry Chubin Signed First Edition Dustwrapper Spy Novel

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this espionage novel set in the Middle East by Barry Chubin. Inscribed by the author to the title page, .

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1984 The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth First Edition
1984 The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth First Edition

Price: £54.99

A first edition of The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth."A jewel robbery in London's West End forms the deceptively simple opening to Frederick Forsyth's fifth novel, the first since The Devil's Alternative."Frederick Forsyth,...

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1984 The Fouth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth First edition second impression DW
1984 The Fouth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth First edition second impression DW

Price: £17.99

A first edition of Forsyth's fifth novel set in London's West End. First edition, second impression. In an unclipped dustwrapper. Described as outstanding - for sheer excitements, for incomparable story-telling, and for its rivetingly...

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1984 The Paper Men by William Golding First UK Edition
1984 The Paper Men by William Golding First UK Edition

Price: £48.00

A first UK edition of this novel by Nobel Prize winning author William Golding."Ferociously powerful, unpredictable, unclassifiable The Paper Men is as idiosyncratic and original as anything William Golding has yet written.""The 1983...

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1984 The Pilgrim Of Hate Ellis Peters 1st Ed Cadfael Tenth Medieval Crime
1984 The Pilgrim Of Hate Ellis Peters 1st Ed Cadfael Tenth Medieval Crime

Price: £110.00

A handsome first edition of the tenth installment in Ellis Peter's Brother Cadfael series. Cadfael, an ex-crusader now monk, solves a murder commited in medieval Winchester. Ellis Peters (1913-1995) was an English author of historical...

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1984 The Pilot-Fish Illustrated Graham Lang Scarce First Edition
1984 The Pilot-Fish Illustrated Graham Lang Scarce First Edition

Price: £49.99

A scarce first edition of Graham Lang's The Pilot-Fish. Illustrated throughout by the author and featuring the original dustwrapper. "Graham Lang writes seamless prose, encouraging his readers to discover the experiences of which...

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1984 Tough Guys Don't Dance Norman Mailer
1984 Tough Guys Don't Dance Norman Mailer

Price: £39.99

This first edition dramatic murder mystery explores sexuality, power, and the soul of 21st century man. "Tough Guys Don't Dance is a brilliant and disturbing tour de force in which the sexual power game at it's most nakedly savage...

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1984-1994 3vol Shusaku Endo Stained Glass Elegies The Girl Foreign Studies First
1984-1994 3vol Shusaku Endo Stained Glass Elegies The Girl Foreign Studies First

Price: £45.00

This is a collection of three first english edition works by Shusaku Endo.Stained Glass Elegies is a collection of short stories drawn from Endo's writings between 1959-77. The Girl I Left Behind is an early work following the...

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1984-92 2 Vols Two Novels by Dirk BOGARDE
1984-92 2 Vols Two Novels by Dirk BOGARDE

Price: £24.99

Two first edition novels by actor and author Dirk Bogarde in fine

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1985 B Is For Burglar Sue Grafton First UK Edition Crime Novel
1985 B Is For Burglar Sue Grafton First UK Edition Crime Novel

Price: £150.00

The first UK edition of the second Kinsey Millhone mystery.Sue Taylor Grafton (born April 24, 1940) is a contemporary American author of detective novels. She is best known as the author of the 'alphabet series' ("A" Is for Alibi,...

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1985 Blood on the Moon by James Ellroy First Edition
1985 Blood on the Moon by James Ellroy First Edition

Price: £69.99

A first UK edition of this crime novel by James Ellroy.Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist. Ellroy has become known for a telegramatic prose style in his most recent work,...

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1985 Break In by Dick Francis Crime Novel First Edition Author's Presentation
1985 Break In by Dick Francis Crime Novel First Edition Author's Presentation

Price: £125.00

A first edition of this thriller by Dick Francis. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to title page reading, 'Christmas '85. John, very best wishes from Harry, Piggy - and me! Dick Francis'.

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1985 First Edition of Record of Sin by Jill McGown
1985 First Edition of Record of Sin by Jill McGown

Price: £79.99

A first edition mystery novel by Jill McGown. Jill McGown (9 August 1947, Campbeltown, Scotland 6 April 2007 in Kettering, Northamptonshire) was a British writer of mystery novels. She was best known for her mystery series featuring...

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1985 HEAD CASE Liza CODY Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION SIGNED
1985 HEAD CASE Liza CODY Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION SIGNED

Price: £69.99

A signed first edition copy of the intreaguing 'Head Case' by the British crime writer Liza Cody (born April 1944). 'Head Case' is a novel written as part of the Anna Lee series which was later adapted for television and broadcast...

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1985 PENNY POST Susan MOODY FIRST EDITION
1985 PENNY POST Susan MOODY FIRST EDITION

Price: £49.99

A fascinating first edition copy of 'Penny Post' by Susan Moody (born 1940 in Oxford), a British novelist best known for her suspense novels. This is part of the author's 'Penny Wanawake' crime series.

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1985 Peter Carey Illywhacker Australian Fantasy Literature
1985 Peter Carey Illywhacker Australian Fantasy Literature

Price: £49.99

Peter Carey's brilliant Australian magical realist novel. First Faber edition, second reprint. Illywhacker is a novel by Australian writer Peter Carey. It was published in 1985, short-listed for the 1985 Booker Prize, and won the...

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1985 Record of Sin by Jill McGown First Edition
1985 Record of Sin by Jill McGown First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition mystery novel by Jill McGown. Jill McGown (9 August 1947, Campbeltown, Scotland 6 April 2007 in Kettering, Northamptonshire) was a British writer of mystery novels. She was best known for her mystery series featuring...

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1985 Ten Years Beyond Baker Street Sherlock Homes Fu Manchu Cay Van Ash Scarce
1985 Ten Years Beyond Baker Street Sherlock Homes Fu Manchu Cay Van Ash Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce first UK edition of this Sherlock Holmes and Fu Manchu novel. Cay Van Ash (born 1918 in Sussex, England; died in Paris in April 1994) was a Professor of English Literature at Waseda University in Japan and a writer. Whilst...

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1985 The Caravaggio Obsession First British Edition Scarce with Dustwrapper
1985 The Caravaggio Obsession First British Edition Scarce with Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A scarce first English edition of this work of murder mystery from Oliver Banks. The second in the Amos Hatcher series. Featuring the original unclipped dustwrapper.

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1985 The Death Ceremony James Melville First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1985 The Death Ceremony James Melville First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced crime fiction, mixed with an insight into Japanese society "conducted with wit, sympathy, and formidable expertise." Scarce English first edition. Neatly signed by the author to the title...

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1985 The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch First Edition Fine in Dustwrapper
1985 The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch First Edition Fine in Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

An attractive first edition of this Irish Murdoch novel. Edward Baltram, a college student living in London, gives his best friend Mark a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug for a joke. After Mark, still high, falls to...

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1985 The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1985 The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A first edition of Irish Murdoch's novel exploring themes of both self, and spiritual discovery. In original illustrated dustwrapper, design by Tom Phillips.

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1985 The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch First Edition with Dustwrapper
1985 The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

An attractive first edition of this novel from renowned author Iris Murdoch. Edward Baltram, a college student living in London, gives his best friend Mark a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug for a joke. After Mark, still...

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1985 The Lonely Silver Rain John MACDONALD first Edition Fine Condition
1985 The Lonely Silver Rain John MACDONALD first Edition Fine Condition

Price: £17.99

This thrilling first edition is the 21st and final novel in the Travis McGee series. The work was published a year prior to the author's death, and was not intentionally  intended to be the end of the series. MacDonald was...

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1985 The Tenth Man by Graham Greene First edition with Price clipped Dustwrapper
1985 The Tenth Man by Graham Greene First edition with Price clipped Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A first edition of the thriller that was later adapted for the stage and TV. A first edition with price clipped dustwrapper. In a prison in occupied France during World War II, it is decreed that one in every ten prisoners is to...

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1986 A New Shirt Desmond Hogan 1st Edition Dustwrapper
1986 A New Shirt Desmond Hogan 1st Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A first edition version of this work set in Dublin in 1984 and 1985. It is about a man who sails to New York in order to search for the ghost of an American poet, Nessan Muir. Desmond Hogan (1950-) is an Irish writer, who, in 1977,...

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1986 An Artist Of The Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro 1st Edition Dustwrapper
1986 An Artist Of The Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro 1st Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this novel set in post WW2 Japan. It explores themes of the changing roles of women, arranged marriage and the declining influence of the 'elders'.Kazuo Ishiguro (1954-) is a British novelist born in Japan and moved...

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1986 Bolt by Dick Francis Thriller Author's Presentation Copy Dustwrapper First
1986 Bolt by Dick Francis Thriller Author's Presentation Copy Dustwrapper First

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this thriller by Dick Francis. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to a label on front free endpaper reading, 'John, Best wishes, Dick Francis. 1986'.

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1986 Brigade by M J Trow First Edition
1986 Brigade by M J Trow First Edition

Price: £89.99

A first edition Inspector Lestrade novel by M. J. Trow. Meirion James Trow (born 1949) is a writer who writes under the name M. J. Trow. Trow has written over 25 fiction books, in three main series.

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1986 Death Is A Lonely Business Ray Bradbury Crime Mystery Chandler Death
1986 Death Is A Lonely Business Ray Bradbury Crime Mystery Chandler Death

Price: £25.00

A first edition crime volume, following a range of characters from detectives to writers.Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was an American crime, fantasy, horror and science-fiction writer.

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1986 EAVESDROPPER John FRANCOME James MACGREGOR SIGNED
1986 EAVESDROPPER John FRANCOME James MACGREGOR  SIGNED

Price: £57.99

A signed first edition of Francome and Macgregor's Eavesdropper. Bound in paper covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dust wrapper. First edition. Signed by John Francome. John Francome (born 1952) is a former National...

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1986 Kingsley Amis One Fat Englishman First Edition Dustwrapper
1986 Kingsley Amis One Fat Englishman First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £23.00

This is a first edition copy of this work by Kingsley Amis.Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher who wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry and various short stories, scripts and works of social...

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1986 Kingsley Amis The Folks That Live on the Hill First Edition Dustwrapper
1986 Kingsley Amis The Folks That Live on the Hill First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £23.00

This is a first edition copy of this work by Kingsley Amis.Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher who wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry and various short stories, scripts and works of social...

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1986 Kingsley Amis The Old Devils First Edition Dustwrapper
1986 Kingsley Amis The Old Devils First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £58.00

This is a first edition copy of this work by Kingsley Amis.Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher who wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry and various short stories, scripts and works of social...

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1986 La Fontaine Raven And The Fox Lithographs Geoffrey Trenaman Limited 8/25
1986 La Fontaine Raven And The Fox Lithographs Geoffrey Trenaman Limited 8/25

Price: £725.00

A very scarce limited edition, number 8 of 25 of The Raven and the Fox and Other Fables by Jean De La Fontaine. Beautifully illustrated by Geoffrey Trenaman with five colour lithographs. With dual French and English text. With...

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1986 Stephen King Salems Lot Horror Maine Vampires Second Novel Dustwrapper
1986 Stephen King Salems Lot Horror Maine Vampires Second Novel Dustwrapper

Price: £24.00

A scarce 1980s edition of Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot.His second novel, King sets his story in Maine, where the population of the titlular small town are all becoming vampires. An enduringly popular work.Contains a library...

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1986 The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis First Edition
1986 The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis First Edition

Price: £265.00

A first edition of The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis."The Old Devils shows the awful and absurd consequences when a group of men and women begin to move out of the comfortable shelter of middle age into a new sense of isolation and loss,...

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1987 A Pretty Place for a Murder Roy Hart Scarce Crime Novel First Edition
1987 A Pretty Place for a Murder Roy Hart Scarce Crime Novel First Edition

Price: £29.99

A scarce first edition of this crime novel by Roy Hart. 'Superintendent Roper, fresh from the succesfully concluded case related in Seascape with Dead Figures, is called to the little village of Cort Abbas where the body of a pretty...

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1987 AS NEW The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth Sealed
1987 AS NEW The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth Sealed

Price: £50.00

A sealed first edition thus of this thriller by Frederick Forsyth.Part of the Franklin Library leather and leatherette bound mystery series.The Day of the Jackal was Forsyth's first work of fiction and has been adapted into a popular...

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1987 Carnival of Spies Wartime Fiction by Robert Moss Author's Presentation Copy
1987 Carnival of Spies Wartime Fiction by Robert Moss Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £29.99

An author's presentation copy of this wartime spy thriller by Robert Moss. With an ink inscription to front blank addressed to Patrick, dated 1987. First edition.

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1987 Cold New Dawn Ian St James First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1987 Cold New Dawn Ian St James First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced thriller described as "Ian St James at the height of his storytelling powers". First edition. Uncommonly signed by the author to the title page. Featuring the original illustrated...

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1987 DISPLACED PERSON John BUXTON HILTON first edition COLLINS CRIME CLUB
1987 DISPLACED PERSON John BUXTON HILTON first edition COLLINS CRIME CLUB

Price: £27.99

A first edition copy of 'Displaced Person' by crime writer John Buxton Hilton (19211986), as part of the 'Superintendent Kenworthy' series. Part of the 'Collins Crime Club' publication series.

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1987 Fatal Fortune Marian Babson First Crime Club Edition with Dustwrapper
1987 Fatal Fortune Marian Babson First Crime Club Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A smart copy of this crime thriller from Marian Babson. First edition. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, designed by James Hobsley.   "The whole thing teeters on the edge of farce, but attractively bitchy wit...

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1987 Fatal Fortune Marian Babson with Dustwrapper First Crime Club Edition
1987 Fatal Fortune Marian Babson with Dustwrapper First Crime Club Edition

Price: £19.99

A smart copy of this crime thriller from Marian Babson. First Crime Club edition. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, designed by James Hobsley.   "The whole thing teeters on the edge of farce, but attractively...

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1987 First Edition The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth
1987 First Edition The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth

Price: £50.00

A sealed first edition thus of this thriller by Frederick Forsyth.Part of the Franklin Library leather and leatherette bound mystery series.The Day of the Jackal was Forsyth's first work of fiction and has been adapted into a popular...

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1987 Going to the Dogs Dan Kavanagh First Edition Julian Barnes Dustwrapper
1987 Going to the Dogs Dan Kavanagh First Edition Julian Barnes Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A first edition Julian Barnes' Going to the Dogs. The fourth novel in his pseudonymously published series featuring Duffy, a bisexual ex-cop. Featuring the original dustwrapper.

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1987 Going to the Dogs Dan Kavanagh First Edition Julian Barnes Dustwrapper
1987 Going to the Dogs Dan Kavanagh First Edition Julian Barnes Dustwrapper

Price: £38.99

A first edition Julian Barnes' Going to the Dogs. The fourth novel in his pseudonymously published series featuring Duffy, a bisexual ex-cop. Featuring the original dustwrapper.

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1987 Raven's Wing Joyce Carol Oates Short Stories Everyday Lives
1987 Raven's Wing Joyce Carol Oates Short Stories Everyday Lives

Price: £22.00

A collection of prize-winning short stories about the dark reality of the everyday. Joyce Carol Oates (1938 -) has published over forty novels and short stories for which she has won awards, such as the National Book Award.

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1987 Robert Boswell Crooked Hearts First Unclipped Original Dustwrapper Novel
1987 Robert Boswell Crooked Hearts First Unclipped Original Dustwrapper Novel

Price: £30.00

A charming first edition of Robert Boswell's Crooked Hearts.The first publication by Robert Boswell, this novel describes a family's move to Southern America.

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1987 SEALED The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth As New
1987 SEALED The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth As New

Price: £50.00

A sealed first edition thus of this thriller by Frederick Forsyth.Part of the Franklin Library leather and leatherette bound mystery series.The Day of the Jackal was Forsyth's first work of fiction and has been adapted into a popular...

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1987 The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth Sealed As New
1987 The Day of The Jackal Franklin Library Frederick Forsyth Sealed As New

Price: £50.00

A sealed first edition thus of this thriller by Frederick Forsyth.Part of the Franklin Library leather and leatherette bound mystery series.The Day of the Jackal was Forsyth's first work of fiction and has been adapted into a popular...

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1987 The Hermit of Eyton Forest Ellis Peters Uncorrected Proof Copy 1st Edition
1987 The Hermit of Eyton Forest Ellis Peters Uncorrected Proof Copy 1st Edition

Price: £49.99

A scarce copy of Ellis Peters' The Hermit of Eyton Forest, being an uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. "Uncorrected Proof Copy on proofing paper and the property of the publisher and not for sale."

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1987 The Revenge of the Hound Michael Hardwick Sherlock Holmes First Edition
1987 The Revenge of the Hound Michael Hardwick Sherlock Holmes First Edition

Price: £33.99

Michael Hardwick's "new Sherlock Holmes novel"  in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective must investigate a hound on Hampstead Heath with a disturbing resemblance to the infamous Hound of the Baskervilles. With illustrations...

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1987 The Revenge of the Hound Michael Hardwick Sherlock Holmes Novel First Ed
1987 The Revenge of the Hound Michael Hardwick Sherlock Holmes Novel First Ed

Price: £27.99

A 'new Sherlock Holmes novel' by Michael Hardwick in which Sherlock must investigate a hound on Hampstead Heath with a disturbing resemblance to the infamous Hound of the Baskervilles. With illustrations by Steranko, the American...

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1987 Winter Len Deighton Signed Uncorrected Proof
1987 Winter Len Deighton Signed Uncorrected Proof

Price: £180.00

A first American edition of this uncorrected proof copy of Len Deighton's novel Winter. With author's signature to the title page. Winter follows the lives of a German family from 1899 to 1945. At the same time the novel provides...

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1987 Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue W J Burley First Edition Crime Novel
1987 Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue W J Burley First Edition Crime Novel

Price: £12.99

A first edition of this crime novel by W. J. Burley, featuring his popular detective character Charles Wycliffe. Following the death of artist Edwin Garland from a heart attack, his family and friends gather for the funeral, and...

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1988 A Question of Guilt Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition
1988 A Question of Guilt Frances Fyfield Signed First Edition

Price: £69.99

A near-fine signed first edition of criminal solicitor Frances Fyfield's disturbing crime novel.  When a shrewd and wealthy widow falls in love with her solicitor and hires a bumbling hitman to murder his...

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1988 A Trouble of Fools by Linda Barnes Crime Thriller First Edition Dustwrapper
1988 A Trouble of Fools by Linda Barnes Crime Thriller First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

 A first edition of this crime thriller by Linda Barnes. Linda "Nancy" Barnes (born December 6, 1949) is an American mystery writer.

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1988 First And Second Dalhousie Manuscript Poems Prose By John Donne Dustwrapper
1988 First And Second Dalhousie Manuscript Poems Prose By John Donne Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

The First and Second Dalhousie Manuscripts Poems and Prose by John Donne and Others. A facsimile edition edited by Ernest W. Sullivan. In unclipped dustwrapper. First edition thus. Discovered in 1977 among the papers of the Dalhousie...

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1988 Graham Greene The Captain and the Enemy First Edition Dustwrapper
1988 Graham Greene The Captain and the Enemy First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A first edition of one of Greene's later novels, The Captain and the Enemy.The Captain and the Enemy tells the story of a young boy named Victor Baxter taken away from his boarding school by a stranger to live in London. This stranger...

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1988 Raymond Carver Elephant and Other Short Stories First Edition American
1988 Raymond Carver Elephant and Other Short Stories First Edition American

Price: £40.00

First edition of the collection of short stories by Raymond CarverSeven stories, later to appear in Where I'm Calling From. Here we have: Boxes. Whoever Was Using This Bed, Intimacy, Menudo, Elephant, Blackbird Pie and Errand....

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1988 Scream Blue Murder by Richard Dacre First Edition
1988 Scream Blue Murder by Richard Dacre First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this crime novel by Richard Dacre "Richard Dacre has created a human and fallible policeman in a totally 1980s setting. Sharp, credible and fast-moving, Scream Blue Murder is a memorable novel."

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1988 Soursweet Screenplay By Ian McEwan First Edition
1988 Soursweet Screenplay By Ian McEwan First Edition

Price: £69.99

Soursweet is a 1988 British film directed by Mike Newell. The screenplay was written by Ian McEwan from the novel by Timothy Mo. First edition. The story, set in the 1960s, is a comedy drama about a young Hong Kong Chinese couple...

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1988 Spy Hook Len Deighton First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1988 Spy Hook Len Deighton First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

A smart first edition of Len Deighton's exceptional work of espionage. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper designed by Raymond Hawkey. Described as "a story complete in itself, but to those familiar with Game, Set and...

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1988 The Edge Dick Francis Dustwrapper First Edition Author's Presentation Copy
1988 The Edge Dick Francis Dustwrapper First Edition Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £110.00

A first edition of this thriller by Dick Francis. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to half title reading, 'Hi John! Dick Francis'. With a map showing The Great Transcontinental Mystery Race Train to the...

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1988 The Monument T H Behrens Rome Greece Suicide Art Culture
1988 The Monument T H Behrens  Rome Greece Suicide Art Culture

Price: £40.00

The Monument commemorates a young couple, who after 17 years together, took their own lives. T Behrens (1937-) was born in London and studied at the Slade School of Fine Art. He later moved to Italy with his family where he lived...

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1988 The Picture of Dorian Grey Oscar Wild Franklin Mystery Series As New
1988 The Picture of Dorian Grey Oscar Wild Franklin Mystery Series As New

Price: £24.99

A brand new copy of this attractively-bound edition of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Grey.Part of the Franklin Mystery series.

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1988 The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris First Edition Dustwrapper Hannibal
1988 The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris First Edition Dustwrapper Hannibal

Price: £80.00

A first edition of this novel by Thomas Harris.The sequel to Harris' novel Red Dragon, featuring cannibalistic serial killer Dr Hannibal Lecter.

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1988 The Swimming Pool Library Alan Hollinghurst Homosexual Gay Friendship
1988 The Swimming Pool Library Alan Hollinghurst Homosexual Gay Friendship

Price: £45.00

The Swimming Pool Library is a modern look at the 21st century, following the story of one young gay aristocrat.Alan Hollingurst (1954 - ) read English at Oxford and worked as Deputy Editor of The Times Literary Supplement. He has...

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1988 Threatening Eye Lesley Grant-Adamson Signed First Edition
1988 Threatening Eye Lesley Grant-Adamson Signed First Edition

Price: £28.99

A signed first edition of this clever thriller. A tragedy drawns the life of two men together; one restless as he awaits the shame which will surely follow if and when the police uncover his sordid double life, the other full...

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1988 Time Winds Alfred Kisubi Signed Scarce 1st Edition Dustwrapper Poetry
1988 Time Winds Alfred Kisubi Signed Scarce 1st Edition Dustwrapper Poetry

Price: £35.00

A very scarce collection of poems written by Alfred Kisubi. Contains an author's signature and personal note. This is a first edition.

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1988-1993 3vol Shusaku Endo The Final Martyrs The Golden Country Scandal First
1988-1993 3vol Shusaku Endo The Final Martyrs The Golden Country Scandal First

Price: £45.00

This is a collection of three first english edition works by Shusaku Endo.The Final Martyrs is a collection of eleven stories drawn from Endo's writings between 1959-85. The Golden Country is a three-act play set 100 years after Christianity...

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1989 A Season in Hell Jack Higgins First Edition
1989 A Season in Hell Jack Higgins First Edition

Price: £27.99

A first edition of Higgins' action packed adventure thriller. Featuring original brightly illustrated dustwrapper by David Scutt. Higgins' work is described as "a new international thriller, a high-tension,...

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1989 Fire Down Below by William Golding First UK Edition with Dustwrapper
1989 Fire Down Below by William Golding First UK Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £48.00

A first UK edition of this novel by Nobel Prize winning author William Golding."In Fire Down Below William Golding's great sea trilogy makes landfall at last. And completes a gripping masterpiece of contemporary fiction."Sir William...

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1989 First UK Edition of Prisoner's Dilemma by Richard Powers
1989 First UK Edition of Prisoner's Dilemma by Richard Powers

Price: £29.99

A first UK edition of this novel by Richard Powers."The themes of Prisoner's Dilemma weave around one another in a puzzle that is controlled, deliberate and absolutely compelling. This is a stunning second novel to follow the author's...

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1989 Lindsay Clarke The Chymical Wedding First Edition Historical Novel
1989 Lindsay Clarke The Chymical Wedding First Edition Historical Novel

Price: £27.00

The first edition of this historical novel by Lindsay Clarke. The Chymical Wedding is about the intertwined lives of six people in two different eras. Inspired by the life of Mary Anne Atwood, the book includes themes of alchemy, the...

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1989 Poodle Springs Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker First Edition Signed
1989 Poodle Springs Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker First Edition Signed

Price: £79.99

A thrilling work of esponiage, written by renowned detective fiction author, Raymond Chandler. Neatly signed by Robert B. Parker to the title page. Scarce first English edition. Featuring original illustrated dustwrapper...

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1989 Robert Fulghum All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
1989 Robert Fulghum All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Price: £34.00

A first edition of Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.A collection of observations and commentaries on daily life Unitarian minister Robert Fulghum.

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1989 Sherlock Holmes and the Brighton Pavilion Mystery Val Andrews Signed First
1989 Sherlock Holmes and the Brighton Pavilion Mystery Val Andrews Signed First

Price: £39.99

A lovely copy of this Sherlock Holmes pastiche by Val Andrews.  Andrews (1926 - 2006) was a music hall artist, ventriloquist and writer who, alongside his Sherlock Holmes novels, wrote over 1000 books and booklets on magic. Signed...

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1989 Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder in Euston Square by Ronal Pearsall
1989 Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder in Euston Square by Ronal Pearsall

Price: £19.99

A Sherlock Holmes story by Ronald Pearsall. First edition.

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1989 Soho Square II Edited By Ian Hamilton In Unclipped Dustwrapper First Issue
1989 Soho Square II Edited By Ian Hamilton In Unclipped Dustwrapper First Issue

Price: £22.99

Soho Square II is a collection ' assembling a fears of new writing with stories, essays and poetry by a wide diversity of authors both well known and unpublished edited by Ian Hamilton. In unclipped dustwrapper illustrated by...

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1989 The Chymical Wedding Lindsay Clarke First Edition Historical Novel
1989 The Chymical Wedding Lindsay Clarke First Edition Historical Novel

Price: £22.99

The first edition of this historical novel by Lindsay Clarke. The Chymical Wedding is about the intertwined lives of six people in two different eras. Inspired by the life of Mary Anne Atwood, the book includes themes of alchemy,...

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1989 The Message to the Planet Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1989 The Message to the Planet Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £26.99

A first edition of Irish Murdoch's The Message to the Planet, which discusses political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. In original illustrated dustwrapper,...

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1989 The Message to the Planet Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1989 The Message to the Planet Iris Murdoch First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £33.99

A first edition of Irish Murdoch's The Message to the Planet, which discusses political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. In original illustrated dustwrapper,...

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1989 The Quincunx Inheritance John Huffam Charles Palliser 1st Ed Dustwrapper
1989 The Quincunx Inheritance John Huffam Charles Palliser 1st Ed Dustwrapper

Price: £44.00

A handsome first edition of this novel set in Victorian London. It is a novel about wealth and vengeance, depicting the horrible reality of the eighteen hundreds. Charles Palliser (1947 - ) is British-based but American born author....

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1989 This Boy's Life A Memoir Tobias Wolff First Edition Youth Mother Son
1989 This Boy's Life A Memoir Tobias Wolff First Edition Youth Mother Son

Price: £30.00

A first edition of this memoir about Tobias Wolff's boyhood and his close relationship with his mother. Tobias Wolff (1945-) is known for his memoirs and novel The Barracks Theif, for which he won the 1985 Pen/Faulkner award and...

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1989 Trial by Fury Elizabeth Ferrars Crime Club First Edition Thus
1989 Trial by Fury Elizabeth Ferrars Crime Club First Edition Thus

Price: £18.99

A smart copy of this work of espionage, from author Elizabeth Ferrars. First edition thus, published with the Collins Crime Club, Collins' intention was to publish three new crime books on the first Monday of every month. All three...

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1990 A Nickel For Bread Jim Mitchell Signed Limited First Ed Great Depression
1990 A Nickel For Bread Jim Mitchell Signed Limited First Ed Great Depression

Price: £39.99

A rare first edition of Jim Mitchell's first work A Nickel For Bread. Limited first printing being number 94 of 500 copies. Signed by the author to the title page.

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1990 Cold Harbour Jack Higgins First Edition With Original Dustwrapper
1990 Cold Harbour Jack Higgins First Edition With Original Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

A near fine copy of one of Higgins' most renowned thrillers, Cold Harbour. First edition. With the original unclipped, illustrated dustwrapper, designed by Paul Bacon.

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1990 First Edition of The Raphael Affair by Iain Pears
1990 First Edition of The Raphael Affair by Iain Pears

Price: £360.00

A first edition of this Jonathan Argyll art history mystery. Iain Pears (born in 1955) is an English art historian, novelist and journalist.  His well-known novel series features Jonathan Argyll, art historian, though international...

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1990 Mr Norris Changes Trains Christopher Isherwood Colour Illustrations
1990 Mr Norris Changes Trains Christopher Isherwood Colour Illustrations

Price: £22.00

A striking copy of Isherwood's work.With a colour frontispiece and numerous illustrations by Beryl Cook; and with an introduction by Samuel Hynes.Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 4 January 1986) was an English...

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1990 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
1990 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Price: £59.99

An edition of this famous novel by Jeanette Winterson. "When Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit won the Whitbread Award for the first novel in 1985, the birth of a fresh and original voice in Jeanette Winterson was confirmed." It is...

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1990 Other Paths to Glory Anthony Price Historical Mystery Novel
1990 Other Paths to Glory Anthony Price Historical Mystery Novel

Price: £24.99

A smart copy of this mystery novel investigating the battle for Hameau Ridge on the Somme in 1916. Reprint of the 1974 edition. Anthony Price (born 16 August 1928 in Hertfordshire, England) is an author of espionage thrillers. ...

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1990 PRESRIPTION MURDER David WILLIAMS Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION Signed
1990 PRESRIPTION MURDER David WILLIAMS Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION Signed

Price: £47.99

A first edition copy of the intreaguing novel by David Williams and signed by the author. David Williams (June 1926 September 2003) was an advertising executive who became a crime writer after suffering a stroke. Williams' novel 'Prescription...

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1990 SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE Elizabeth FERRARS Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION
1990 SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE Elizabeth FERRARS Collins Crime Club FIRST EDITION

Price: £26.99

An interesting copy of 'Smoke without Fire', part of the 'Andrew Bassnett' series by Elizabeth Ferrars (September 1907 - March 1995), born Morna Doris MacTaggart, was a British crime writer. Part of the 'Collins Crime Club'...

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1990 SPY Sinker Len Deighton First
1990 SPY Sinker Len Deighton First

Price: £49.99

This first edition thriller, explores themes of passion, loyalty and espionage systems. The advanced reading copy from uncorrected proofs. Chicago Sun Times describes Deighton's style within Spy Sinker stating "Len Deighton...

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1990 Stardust Robert B. Parker First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper
1990 Stardust Robert B. Parker First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A smart copy of this fast-paced work of espionage, being part of Parker's Spenser thrillers. Described as "The great series in the history of American detective stories." First edition. Neatly signed by the author to the...

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1990 The Folks That Live on the Hill by Kingsley Amis Signed First Edition
1990 The Folks That Live on the Hill by Kingsley Amis Signed First Edition

Price: £48.00

A signed, first edition of The Folks That Live on the Hill by Kingsley Amis."Kingsley Amis has always been a novelist of biting wit and furious humour. In The Folks That Live on the Hill he moves further into the ground explored in...

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1990 The Innocent by Ian McEwan First Edition
1990 The Innocent by Ian McEwan First Edition

Price: £44.99

A first edition novel by popular English author Ian McEwan."The novel is a startling departure for Ian McEwan - a journey into espionage and the secrets of the heart to dazzle and disarm his many followers. For anyone who has yet to...

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1990 The Innocents Ian McEwan Espionage Cold war Fiction Berlin Soviet
1990 The Innocents Ian McEwan Espionage Cold war Fiction Berlin Soviet

Price: £35.00

A first edition volume set during the Cold War, amongst the secrets and espionage of Berlin.Ian McEwan (1948) is a novelist and screenwriter. He has been featured on The Times' The 50 greatest British writers since 1945 list.

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1990 The Raphael Affair by Iain Pears First Edition
1990 The Raphael Affair by Iain Pears First Edition

Price: £395.00

A first edition of this Jonathan Argyll art history mystery. Iain Pears (born in 1955) is an English art historian, novelist and journalist.  His well-known novel series features Jonathan Argyll, art historian, though international...

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1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £140.00

The first English edition of this thrilling first novel from Tim Willocks. "Not only a tightly wound thriller, it is a novel which delves deep into its characters' psyches, laying them open to the hot, humid light of the delta." With...

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1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First UK Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First UK Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £140.00

The first English edition of this thrilling first novel from Tim Willocks. "Not only a tightly wound thriller, it is a novel which delves deep into its characters' psyches, laying them open to the hot, humid light of the delta." With...

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1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First UK Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First UK Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £150.00

The first English edition of this thrilling first novel from Tim Willocks. "Not only a tightly wound thriller, it is a novel which delves deep into its characters' psyches, laying them open to the hot, humid light of the delta." With...

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1991 COFFIN ON MURDER STREET Gwendoline BUTLER first edition COLLINS CRIME CLUB
1991 COFFIN ON MURDER STREET Gwendoline BUTLER first edition COLLINS CRIME CLUB

Price: £24.99

An fascinating first edition copy of 'Coffin on Murder Street' by Gwendoline Butler (b. 1922, South London), this is part of the Inspector John Coffin novel series. Part of the 'Collins Crime Club' publication series. ...

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1991 Death of a Warrior Queen ST Haymon Signed First Edition Crime
1991 Death of a Warrior Queen ST Haymon Signed First Edition Crime

Price: £29.99

The beckoning hand of a corpse brings DI Ben Jurnet's romantic day off to an abrupt end, drawing him into a web of intrigue which further extends its tendrils into a suicide, a local archaeological breakthrough,...

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1991 Harlan Coben Play Dead First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1991 Harlan Coben Play Dead First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

The first English edition of this thrilling novel from Harlan Coben. "A nonstop, closely-knit thriller from start to finish, Play Dead takes us careening through suspense, intrigue, and mistaken identity." With original photographic...

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1991 Jimmy Breslin A Life of Damon Runyon First Novel Unclipped Dustwrapper
1991 Jimmy Breslin A Life of Damon Runyon First Novel Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

A vibrant first edition of A Life of Damon Runyon by Jimmy Breslin.A colourful novel about New York City in the 1920s with a star-studded cast.

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1991 Kelly Blue First Edition Peter Bowen Buffalo Bill Adventures
1991 Kelly Blue First Edition Peter Bowen Buffalo Bill Adventures

Price: £39.99

A first edition of Peter Bowen's comic revisionist history novel, Kelly Blue. The story follows Kelly as he recollects his ensuing frontier odyssey and his encounters with Buffalo Bill Cody, General George Custer, Sitting Bull...

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1991 MAMista by Len Deighton First US Edition Espionage Guiana Dustwrapper
1991 MAMista by Len Deighton First US Edition Espionage Guiana Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A spy novel by Len Deighton. First US edition. Leonard Cyril Deighton (born 18 February 1929, Marylebone, London) is a British military historian, cookery writer, and novelist. He is perhaps most famous for his spy novel The IPCRESS...

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1991 Mrs Pargeter's Pound of Flesh Simon Brett Signed First Edition Crime
1991 Mrs Pargeter's Pound of Flesh Simon Brett Signed First Edition Crime

Price: £19.99

A smart edition chronicling the adventures of Mrs. Pargeter; described by the Listener as 'the anti-Miss Marple.'Wen the laid-back titular character accompanies her fitness-obsessed friend to a health farm, she looks forward...

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1991 Play Dead Harlan Coben First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1991 Play Dead Harlan Coben First English Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

The first English edition of this thrilling novel from Harlan Coben. "A nonstop, closely-knit thriller from start to finish, Play Dead takes us careening through suspense, intrigue, and mistaken identity." With original photographic...

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1991 Play Dead Harlan Coben with Original Dustwrapper First English Edition
1991 Play Dead Harlan Coben with Original Dustwrapper First English Edition

Price: £150.00

The first English edition of this thrilling novel from Harlan Coben. "A nonstop, closely-knit thriller from start to finish, Play Dead takes us careening through suspense, intrigue, and mistaken identity." With original photographic...

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1991 Sister Beneath the Sheet LINSCOTT
1991 Sister Beneath the Sheet LINSCOTT

Price: £33.99

A first edition crime thriller,  signed by Gillian Linscott.  Journalist for The Guardian and BBC, and novelist specialising in crime writing, Linscott received The Ellis Peters Historical Dagger, 2000 and The Herodotus...

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1991 The Jewel That Was Ours Inspector Morse First Edition Colin Dexter
1991 The Jewel That Was Ours Inspector Morse First Edition Colin Dexter

Price: £69.99

A smart first edition of this Inspector Morse novel by Colin Dexter. An American tourist is found dead in her room at the Randolph Hotel, and her prized and very expensive piece of antique jewellery (The Wolvercote Tongue) has...

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1991 The Mamur Zapt and the Men Behind by Michael Pearce First Edition
1991 The Mamur Zapt and the Men Behind by Michael Pearce First Edition

Price: £110.00

A first edition novel by Michael Pearce. Michael Pearce (born 1933) is an award-winning author of historical fiction and police procedurals. His first novel, The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet, was published in 1988. That...

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1991 To the Ends of the Earth by William Golding First Edition
1991 To the Ends of the Earth by William Golding First Edition

Price: £79.00

A first edition of this Sea Trilogy, comprising Rites of Passage, Close Quarters and Fire Down Below.By Nobel Prize winning author William Golding.He is best known for his novel Lord of the Flies. He was also awarded the Booker Prize...

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1991 Zapata the Little Tiger by John Steinbeck First UK Edition
1991 Zapata the Little Tiger by John Steinbeck First UK Edition

Price: £39.99

A first UK edition of Zapata: the Little Tiger by nobel-prize winning American author John Steinbeck.The previously unpublished introduction, commentary and script for the film VIVA ZAPATA!"Recently brought to light in UCLA Research...

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1992 A Fool's Alphabet Sebastian Faulks Signed Proof Copy Novel
1992 A Fool's Alphabet Sebastian Faulks Signed Proof Copy Novel

Price: £99.99

A review copy of Faulks' episodic novel about the life of a photographer. Signed by Faulks to the title page, with review copy label adhered to title page.

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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 English Music by Peter Ackroyd Signed First Edition
1992 English Music by Peter Ackroyd Signed First Edition

Price: £55.00

A signed, first edition of English Music by Peter Ackroyd."English Music is about inheritance and culture; the old and the new. It is about the complex relationships between fathers and sons. Drawing no boundaries between the visible...

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1992 First Edition Bernard Cornwell Sharpes Devil Napoleonic Wars Historical
1992 First Edition Bernard Cornwell Sharpes Devil Napoleonic Wars Historical

Price: £45.00

A first edition of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe's Devil.Number twenty-four in Cornwell's series on the Napoleonic Wars rifleman, this installment is set in 1820 features Sharpe en route to Chile, only to encounter an exiled...

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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

A first edition of this collection of short stories by Chris Offutt.Christopher 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 published...

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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

A first edition of Peter Bowen's comic revisionist history. Mountain 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 international...

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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 Pete Davies Storm Country Journey to the Heart of America First Travel Book
1992 Pete Davies Storm Country Journey to the Heart of America First Travel Book

Price: £30.00

A first edition of Storm Country by Pete Davies.A comic and alarming travel book about driving through mid-America.

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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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