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1996 Death is Now My Neighbour Colin Dexter First Edition in Dustwrapper
1996 Death is Now My Neighbour Colin Dexter First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £32.99

A first edition of the penultimate Inspector Morse novel. First edition, first printing. At 17 Bloxham Drive, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, a pretty 29-year old physiotherapist named Rachel James is shot almost point blank through...

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1996 Death Is Now My Neighbour Colin Dexter Signed First Edition Inspector Morse
1996 Death Is Now My Neighbour Colin Dexter Signed First Edition Inspector Morse

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this novel from the popular 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. Signed by the author to the title page with the inscription 'For my very dear friends, Peter and Lisa,...

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1996 E Annie Proulx Accordion Crimes Limited First Edition Signed Novel America
1996 E Annie Proulx Accordion Crimes Limited First Edition Signed Novel America

Price: £80.00

Number 731 of a limited edition of 2,500 copies, signed by the authorFollows an accordion as it travels America, passing through the hands of a variety of different people. 

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1996 I Was Amelia Earhart First Edition Jane Medelsohn Dustwrapper
1996 I Was Amelia Earhart First Edition Jane Medelsohn Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this fictionalised account of the final voyage of Amelia Earhart.  I Was Amelia Earhart was a surprise international bestseller in 1996 and short-listed for the Orange Prize.

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1996 Lie Down With Dogs Jan Gleiter Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Mystery
1996 Lie Down With Dogs Jan Gleiter Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Mystery

Price: £24.99

The first US printing of this mystery novel by Jan Gleiter. With an ink inscription by the author to the title page.

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1996 Shadow Baby First Edition Signed by Margaret Foster First Printing
1996 Shadow Baby First Edition Signed by Margaret Foster First Printing

Price: £39.00

A smart first printing of this, "Powerful and moving story about motherhood". Signed by Forster to the title page.

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1996 The Achilles Heel Reg Gadney Signed First Edition Crime Fiction
1996 The Achilles Heel Reg Gadney Signed First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £14.99

A signed first edition by crime writer Reg Gadney. Signed by author to title page. "The Achilles Heel is an unflinching, penetrating novel of suspense and fear."

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1996 The Curious Room by Angela Carter First Edition First Impression Feminism
1996 The Curious Room by Angela Carter First Edition First Impression Feminism

Price: £60.00

A first edition thus of this collection of writings by Angela Carter.Includes radio plays, screen plays, stage plays and a libretto.First edition, first impression in the original dustwrapper, originally painted by Angela Carter.Angela...

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1996 The Drake Manuscript Patrick O Brian Verlyn Klinkenborg
1996 The Drake Manuscript Patrick O Brian Verlyn Klinkenborg

Price: £64.99

The first edition of this facsimile of the manuscript of Francis Drake's natural history of the Indies. Illustrated with colour vignettes. With a preface by Charles E. Pierce, foreword by Patrick O'Brian and Introduction by Verlyn...

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1997 A Likeness in Stone J Wallis Martin First Printing Crime Novel
1997 A Likeness in Stone J Wallis Martin First Printing Crime Novel

Price: £39.99

The first printing of this eerie crime thriller by J. Wallis Martin. 'A Likeness in Stone is a gripping crime novel from an author who combines psychological insightwith an intricate plot that will keep you guessing to the end.' ...

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1997 A Passionate Sisterhood Lake Poets Kathleen Jones First Edition Dustwrapper
1997 A Passionate Sisterhood Lake Poets Kathleen Jones First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this study of the lives of the women in Wordsworth's Coleridge's and Southey's lives. Including details of the relationship between Dorothy and William Wordsworth, Robert Southey and his sister-in-law Sarah Coleridge,...

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1997 An Embarrassment of Corpses Alan Beechey First Edition in Dustwrapper
1997 An Embarrassment of Corpses Alan Beechey First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this murder mystery novel from Alan Beechey. 'An Embarrassment of Corpses, by first-time author Alan Beechey, is a comic mystery with a cast of British eccentrics and an ingenious plot that has more twists that...

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1997 Bird Jane Adams First Edition in Dustwrapper Mystery Novel
1997 Bird Jane Adams First Edition in Dustwrapper Mystery Novel

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this mystery novel from 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.

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1997 Cold Mountain FIRST PRINTING Charles Frazier Dustwrapper American Civil War
1997 Cold Mountain FIRST PRINTING Charles Frazier Dustwrapper American Civil War

Price: £99.99

The first printing of Charles Frazier's much-loved novel, Cold Mountain. It tells the story of W. P. Inman, a wounded deserter from the Confederate army near the end of the American Civil War who walks for months to return to Ada...

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1997 Dean Koontz Sole Survivor Dustwrapper First Edition Signed Thriller Mystery
1997 Dean Koontz Sole Survivor Dustwrapper First Edition Signed Thriller Mystery

Price: £50.00

A signed first edition novel by Dean KoontzDean Ray Koontz  is an American author. His novels are broadly described as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror, science fiction, mystery, and satire....

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1997 Disappeared Colin Falconer First Edition in Dustwrapper First Printing
1997 Disappeared Colin Falconer First Edition in Dustwrapper First Printing

Price: £26.99

The first printing of this Colin Falconer thriller. Colin Falconer is the pen name of Colin Bowles, born in North London, 1953. Bowles is an author of novels including Harem, When We Were Gods, and Anastasia.

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1997 Gut Symmetries by Jeanette Winterson First Ed First Impression Dustwrapper
1997 Gut Symmetries by Jeanette Winterson First Ed First Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £24.00

A first edition of this work by noted author Jeanette Winterson.First edition, first impression, with photograph of Winterson to the rear flyleaf.Jeanette Winterson is a British author, best known for her work Oranges are Not...

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1997 Martin Amis Night Train First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper
1997 Martin Amis Night Train First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

The first impression of Martin Amis' haunting ninth novel. This book is told from the perspective of Detective Mike Hoolihan, a female detective who is charged with the task of finding the motivation for Jennifer Rockwell's suicide....

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1997 Martin Amis Night Train First Edition in Dustwrapper Thriller Crime
1997 Martin Amis Night Train First Edition in Dustwrapper Thriller Crime

Price: £22.00

A first edition of this crime novel by Martin Amis.Martin Amis is an English novelist who has be listed for the Booker Prize twice to date. Night Train is Amis' ninth novel and is told from the perspective of female detective MIke...

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1997 Night Train by Martin Amis First Edition First Impression With Dustwrapper
1997 Night Train by Martin Amis First Edition First Impression With Dustwrapper

Price: £27.00

A first edition of this work by noted British novelist Martin Amis.A first edition, first impression, in the original unclipped dustwrapper.Martin Amis is best known for his works Money and London Fields, which draw on concepts of...

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1997 Nightmare City by Nick Oldham First Edition
1997 Nightmare City by Nick Oldham First Edition

Price: £24.99

A copy of 'Nightmare City' by Nick Oldham. Nick Oldhams novels are dark, police-based crime stories set in the north-west of England. Nightmare city is part of the Henry Christie series and follows a weekend in which a crime wave...

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1997 Richard Woodman The Shadow of the Eagle Nathaniel Drinkwater Novel First
1997 Richard Woodman The Shadow of the Eagle Nathaniel Drinkwater Novel First

Price: £35.00

A handsome first edition, referencing copac, of Richard Woodman's THe Shadow of the Eagle.Illustrated with a map.From the Nathaniel Drinkwater series, a fictional officer in the British Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars....

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1997 Susie Moloney A Dry Spell First UK Edition Dustwrapper Romance Love Story
1997 Susie Moloney A Dry Spell First UK Edition Dustwrapper Romance Love Story

Price: £20.00

A first UK edition of this romance thriller by Susie Moloney.Susie Moloney is an acclaimed Canadian author, predominantly of horror fiction. This is one of her best known works described on the blurb as electrifying love story'....

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1997 The Cat Who Went Underground First Edition Lilian Jackson Braun Mystery
1997 The Cat Who Went Underground First Edition Lilian Jackson Braun Mystery

Price: £30.00

A novel from The Cat Who mystery series.The Cat Who.. series is a collection of mystery novels by Lilian Jackston Braun. There were twenty-nine novels in total all featuring a reporter named Jim Quilleran and his Siamese cats Kao K'o-Kung...

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1997 The Cobra Event Richard Preston First Edition Fine in Dustwrapper
1997 The Cobra Event Richard Preston First Edition Fine in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A thrilling novel from Richard Preston about an attempted bioterrorism attack on the United States. First edition, second printing. The disease that results from the virus, called brain-pox in the novel, has symptoms that mimic those...

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1997 The Dancing Face Mike Phillips Scarce First Edition Signed in Dustwrapper
1997 The Dancing Face Mike Phillips Scarce First Edition Signed in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A signed first edition of this tense crime novel from Mike Phillips. Signed by the author to the title page. A stunning tale encompassing racial and sexual politics, ethics and loyalty in a labyrinthine plot about the theft of...

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1997 The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman Signed FIRST US Edition Dustwrapper
1997 The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman Signed FIRST US Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £150.00

A classic work of children's fantasy from acclaimed author, Philip Pullman, forming the second book in the His Dark Materials trilogy.First US edition, second printing. Signed by Pullman to the title page.

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1997 The Yellow Admiral Patrick O'Brian First Edition Aubrey-Maturin Series
1997 The Yellow Admiral Patrick O'Brian First Edition Aubrey-Maturin Series

Price: £49.00

A novel from the Aubrey-Maturin series.The Yellow Admiral is the eighteenth work in this historical fiction series. It is set during the Napoleonic wars. First edition.With unclipped original dustwrapper.Patrick O'Brien was a prolific...

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1997-2004 2Vols Patricia Cornwell Crime Novels Kay Scarpetta UK First Editions
1997-2004 2Vols Patricia Cornwell Crime Novels Kay Scarpetta UK First Editions

Price: £29.00

A two volume collection of UK first editions by Patricia Cornwell in their original dustwrappers.Including the works Unnatural Exposure and Trace, both novels involve the herione Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a medical examiner and Cornwell's...

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1997-2007 9 vols Susan Wittig ALBERT FIRST EDITIONS
1997-2007 9 vols Susan Wittig ALBERT FIRST EDITIONS

Price: £140.00

Nine well looked after copies from Albert's 'China Bayles Mysteries' series All First Editions Bound in paper with unclipped dust wrappers Susan Wittig Albert (born 1940) is a mystery writer from Vermilion County, Illinois,...

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1998 A Desperate Silence by Sarah Lovett First Edition
1998 A Desperate Silence by Sarah Lovett First Edition

Price: £39.99

A copy of 'A Desperate Silence' by Sarah Lovett. 'Sarah Lovett has worked inside correctional institutions as a legal researcher and investigator for the New Mexico Officeof the Attorney General. A student of the criminal justice...

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1998 A Dictionary of Suffolk Crests Joan Corder Heraldic Crests of Suffolk
1998 A Dictionary of Suffolk Crests Joan Corder Heraldic Crests of Suffolk

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this dictionary of heraldic crests in Suffolk. Arranged by the motifs on the arms. In its original dustwrapper. Bookplate of David Hubert Boothby to front free-endpaper.

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1998 Andrea Badenoch Mortal First Edition Murder Mystery in Dustwrapper
1998 Andrea Badenoch Mortal First Edition Murder Mystery in Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this murder mystery novel from Andrea Badenoch. First edition, first impression. This is the author's first novel.

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1998 Bag of Bones Stephen King First Printing Horror in Dustwrapper
1998 Bag of Bones Stephen King First Printing Horror in Dustwrapper

Price: £24.00

The first UK edition of this award-winning Stephen King horror novel. First printing. It focuses on an author who suffers severe writer's block and delusions at an isolated lake house four years after the death of his wife. It won...

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1998 Broken Lines Jo Bannister First Edition Crime Fiction
1998 Broken Lines Jo Bannister First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this crime fiction novel by Jo Bannister. First edition, first impression. 'Riding his motorcycle through the frosty back roads in the country is Detective Sergeant Donovan's idea of relaxation: Walking in on...

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1998 Ghost Walk Marianne Macdonald First Edition in Dustwrapper
1998 Ghost Walk Marianne Macdonald First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

The first US edition of this Dido Hoare novel from Marianne Macdonald. Marianne Macdonald (born July 9, 1934 in Kenora, Ontario) is a Canadian children's books author and novelist best known for her mystery series featuring London...

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1998 Ian McEwan Amsterdam A Novel First Edition Dustwrapper Man Booker Prize
1998 Ian McEwan Amsterdam A Novel First Edition Dustwrapper Man Booker Prize

Price: £44.00

A fascinating novel by Ian McEwan.Amsterdam won the 1998 Booker Prize upon its initial publication.Amsterdam is the story of an euthanasia pact between two friends, a composer and newspaper editor. Their relationship slowly spins...

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1998 JE Mortimer Signed First Edition A Life on the Left Politics Autobiography
1998 JE Mortimer Signed First Edition A Life on the Left Politics Autobiography

Price: £35.00

A very scarce signed first edition of this political autobiography by J. E. Mortimer.J. E. Mortimer was a British trade unionist and a Labour Party general secretary during the 1980s.

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1998 Jonathan Swift Victoria Glendinning First Edition with Dustwrapper
1998 Jonathan Swift Victoria Glendinning First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A smart first edition of this biography of Jonathan Swift. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome plates.

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1998 Kaddish Leon Wieseltier First Edition First Impression Biographical Novel
1998 Kaddish Leon Wieseltier First Edition First Impression Biographical Novel

Price: £25.00

A philosophical and partially autobiographical work by Leon Wieseltier. First Edition, first impression with the number line 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Held in original unclipped dustwrapper.This work is historical, philosophical with an...

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1998 Kiran Desai Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard Novel Dustwrapper First UK
1998 Kiran Desai Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard Novel Dustwrapper First UK

Price: £43.00

A first UK edition of Kiran Desai's Hullabaloo.A humorous Indian tale of a man who becomes a hermit in a guava orchard.

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1998 Pat Barker Another World Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper
1998 Pat Barker Another World Signed First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £55.00

A signed first edition of this work by Pat Barker.Pat Barker is an English writer and novelist who has won many awards for her fiction which centres on themes of memory, trauma, survival and recovery.

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1998 Phil Rickman The Wine of Angels First Edition Novel with Dustwrapper
1998 Phil Rickman The Wine of Angels First Edition Novel with Dustwrapper

Price: £160.00

A fine first edition copy of Phil Rickman's The Wine of Gods Attractive with the original dustwrapper. A supernatural ghost story, and the author's first novel in the Merrily Watkins series....

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1998 Pieces of Light Adam Thorpe First UK Edition First Printing in Dustwrapper
1998 Pieces of Light Adam Thorpe First UK Edition First Printing in Dustwrapper

Price: £32.00

The first edition of this novel about self-discovery from Adam Thorpe. First printing. Adam Thorpe (born 5 December 1956, Paris, France) is a British poet, novelist and playwright whose works also include short stories and radio...

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1998 The Hundred Days Patrick O'Brian First Edition First Printing Dustwrapper
1998 The Hundred Days Patrick O'Brian First Edition First Printing Dustwrapper

Price: £28.00

An historical novel by Patrick O'Brien.The first edition of this work.The Hundred Days is from O'Brien's Aubrey-Maturin series. The story is set during the Napoleonic Wars in their last portion in 1815, the Hundred Days. Dustwrapper...

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1998 The Marketmaker Michael Ridpath Signed First Edition Thriller Novel
1998 The Marketmaker Michael Ridpath Signed First Edition Thriller Novel

Price: £23.99

A signed first edition of this thriller from the critically acclaimed Michael Ridpath. Signed by Ridpath to the title page. Michael Ridpath is the British author of various thrillers based around the world of high finance. ...

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1998 The Orchid Thief Signed First Edition Susan Orlean True Story
1998 The Orchid Thief Signed First Edition Susan Orlean True Story

Price: £65.00

A signed first edition of this non-fiction work by Susan Orlean. Susan Orlean is an American journalist who is best known for this work, The Orchid Thief, which details the bizarre true story of John Laroche, an obsessive plant dealer...

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1998 The Sisterhood Colin Forbes First Edition R H Sawkins
1998 The Sisterhood Colin Forbes First Edition R H Sawkins

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this mysterious novel about a secret society known only as, 'The Sisterhood.' 'Colin Forbes has created his most powerful and controversial novel yet - against a highly present-day background'.

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1998 The World and Other Places by Jeanette Winterson First Editon First Impress
1998 The World and Other Places by Jeanette Winterson First Editon First Impress

Price: £32.00

A first edition of this work by noted author Jeanette Winterson.First edition, first impression.The World and Other Places is Winterson's first collection of short stories. Jeanette Winterson is a British author, best known for her...

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1998 Toward The End of Time John Updike First UK Edition Novel War Nature
1998 Toward The End of Time John Updike First UK Edition Novel War Nature

Price: £30.00

John Updike's eighteenth novel.The first U.K edition published a year after the first American edition. With an unclipped dustwrapper.Toward The End of Time portrays a world in which the Chinese and Americans have attacked one...

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1998-2001 2Vols Nicholas Evans Signed Loop Smoke Jumpers British First Edition
1998-2001 2Vols Nicholas Evans Signed Loop Smoke Jumpers British First Edition

Price: £55.00

A two volume set of signed first editions by Nicholas Evans.Including The Loop and The Smoke Jumper, the novels continue Evans' focus on nature and adventure that was seen in the likes of The Horse Whisperer, one of the best selling...

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1998/1999 2Vols Dick Francis Field 13 Second Wind Horse Racing First Edition
1998/1999 2Vols Dick Francis Field 13 Second Wind Horse Racing First Edition

Price: £34.00

A two volume collection of first edition novels by Dick Francis.Including his 1998 short story collection Field of 13 and his novel Second Wind from the following year, the novels here remain typical of Francis' work set...

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1999 A Rag, Bone & a Hank of Hair JONATHAN GASH SIGNED
1999 A Rag, Bone & a Hank of Hair JONATHAN GASH  SIGNED

Price: £71.99

A signed, first edition of Jonathan Gash's A Rag, a Bone and a Hank of Hair. Bound in bule paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dust wrapper. First edition. Signed by author. John Grant (b.1933) is an...

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1999 An Equal Music Vikram Seth First Edition Dustwrapper Novel Romance Fiction
1999 An Equal Music Vikram Seth First Edition Dustwrapper Novel Romance Fiction

Price: £35.00

A novel by Vikram Seth.First edition, held in original red dustwrapper.The flyleaf notes that Seth occupies a genre of his own and 'on one level it is a story about love.. Vikram Seth once again creates the illusion of life. It is...

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1999 Blood of the Forest Tim Goodwin Signed First Edition
1999 Blood of the Forest Tim Goodwin Signed First Edition

Price: £24.99

A signed first edition of this crime novel by Tim Goodwin. Signed by the author to the title page. 'Blood of the Forest is the fruit of Tim Goodwin's fascination with the far north and his adventures in Canada and Greenland. By...

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1999 Colin Dexter The Remorseful Day First Edition Signed Inspector Morse Novel
1999 Colin Dexter The Remorseful Day First Edition Signed Inspector Morse Novel

Price: £160.00

The final novel in the popular 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. First edition and signed by the author. Signed by the author to the title page. First edition, first impression with...

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1999 Iris Murdoch Something Special Short Stories
1999 Iris Murdoch Something Special Short Stories

Price: £36.00

A bittersweet short story written by prolific author Iris Murdoch, with illustrations by Reynolds Stone. First thus, First Edition of this volume. Originally published in a collection of short...

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1999 Michael Frayn Headlong Novel European Art Dustwrapper First Edition
1999 Michael Frayn Headlong Novel European Art Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £28.00

A handsome first edition of Michael Frayn's Headlong.A moral and social comedy revolving around European art history.

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1999 Monsoon Wilbur Smith First Edition Courtney Novel Historical Novel
1999 Monsoon Wilbur Smith First Edition Courtney Novel Historical Novel

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this historical novel set within the East India Trading Company. With coloured map endpapers. Wilbur Addison Smith (born 9 January 1933) is a best-selling novelist. His writings include 16th and 17th century...

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1999 No One You Know a Collection of Cartoons Bruce Eric Kaplan Neil Simon
1999 No One You Know a Collection of Cartoons Bruce Eric Kaplan Neil Simon

Price: £95.00

A collection of cartoons by Bruce Eric Kaplan. The first edition.Held in original dustwrapper.Kaplan's single panel cartoons are mostly seen in The New Yorker. They are known for their signature simple style and dark humour. Of the...

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1999 Salman Rushdie The Ground Beneath Her Feet First Edition with Dustwrapper
1999 Salman Rushdie The Ground Beneath Her Feet First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £28.00

The UK first edition, first printing of Salman Rushdie's sixth novel.Rushdie's creates a bold and vivid backdrop for this reimagining of Orpheus and Eurydice's epic romance, in which rock music replaces Orpheus' lyre. The...

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1999 Second to None Alexander Kent First Edition Naval Novel
1999 Second to None Alexander Kent First Edition Naval Novel

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this naval novel from Alexander Kent (the pseudonym of Douglas Reeman). First edition, first impression. Featuring his popular character, Richard Bolitho.

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1999 The Cold Truth Jonathan Stone Signed First Printing Crime Thriller
1999 The Cold Truth Jonathan Stone Signed First Printing Crime Thriller

Price: £24.99

The first printing of this crime thriller written in the same vein as The Silence of the Lambs. Signed by the author to the title page.

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1999 The Horizontal Instrument Christopher Wilkins First Edition Signed Novel
1999 The Horizontal Instrument Christopher Wilkins First Edition Signed Novel

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this novel by Christopher Wilkins.Held in original unclipped dustwrapper.Signed by the author to the title page.The Horizontal Instrument follows the project of Robert Garrett, a watchmaker who loses his wife due...

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1999 The Remorseful Day First Edition Signed Inspector Morse Novel Colin Dexter
1999 The Remorseful Day First Edition Signed Inspector Morse Novel Colin Dexter

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this final novel in the popular 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. Signed by the author to the title page. First edition, first impression with number line '1 3...

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1999 The Sea Garden by Sam Llewellyn, First Edition
1999 The Sea Garden by Sam Llewellyn, First Edition

Price: £24.99

A copy of 'The Sea Garden', by Sam Llewellyn. Sam Llewellyn, born in 1948, is a British author of literature for children and adults. He has also worked as a journalist with newspapers and magazines from both America and Britain. First...

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1999 Vikram Seth An Equal Music First Edition With Dustwrapper
1999 Vikram Seth An Equal Music First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £24.00

A first edition of Vikram Seth's An Equal Music.Taking places in Vienna, the volume is noted for paying considerable attention to European classical music, earning the author notable acclaim for his descriptions, as well as historical...

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1999 Winter Frost R D Wingfield First Edition Detective Frost Crime Novel
1999 Winter Frost R D Wingfield First Edition Detective Frost Crime Novel

Price: £54.99

A first edition of this crime novel by R. D. Wingfield, featuring the popular detective character, Detective Jack Frost. Detective inspector William Edward "Jack" Frost, GC is a fictional detective created by R. D. Wingfield -...

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1999-2007 8 vols Ann GRANGER FIRST EDITION Five SIGNED
1999-2007 8 vols Ann GRANGER FIRST EDITION Five SIGNED

Price: £215.99

Eight fine copies of Granger's various mystery books, 5 of which are signed by the author Five of the books are signed First Editions Bound in paper with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers. Patricia Ann Granger, born...

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2000 9VOLS MARCIA MULLER Crime Fiction Sharon McCone
2000 9VOLS MARCIA MULLER Crime Fiction Sharon McCone

Price: £140.00

A collection of Marcia Muller First Editions; five of them featuring Sharon McCone, two in the Cape Perdio series and one a collection of stories. Marcia Muller (b.1944) is an American author of fictional mystery and thriller...

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2000 A Cold Coffin Gwendoline Butler Collins Crime Series First Edition
2000 A Cold Coffin Gwendoline Butler Collins Crime Series First Edition

Price: £24.00

A detective novel from the John Coffin series.Gwendoline Butler's John Coffin series has Coffin as the lead detective in many cases. There are thirty-four tales in the John Coffin series in total. A Cold Coffin is the thirty-second.First...

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2000 Amram Ducovny Coney First Edition Uncorrected Proof Carnival WW2 Jewish
2000 Amram Ducovny Coney First Edition Uncorrected Proof Carnival WW2 Jewish

Price: £20.00

A limited edition, uncorrected proof of Amram Ducovny's Coney.A novel of Jewish life on Coney Island in World War Two. With literary agent's stamp to the half-title: Lijnkamp.A first edition, limited to 30,000 copies...

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2000 Black Salamander Marilyn Todd Signed First Edition Roman Murder Mystery
2000 Black Salamander Marilyn Todd Signed First Edition Roman Murder Mystery

Price: £36.99

A first edition of this mystery novel set in Ancient Rome. Signed by the author to the title page. Featuring Todd's popular character, Claudia Seferius.

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2000 Changelings Jo Bannister First Edition First Impression Castlemere Mystery
2000 Changelings Jo Bannister First Edition First Impression Castlemere Mystery

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this Castlemere mystery novel. First edition, first impression. Jo Bannister (born 31 July, 1951 in Rochdale, Lancashire) is a British crime fiction novelist. At present, she lives in Northern Ireland.

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2000 Crow in Stolen Colors Signed Marcia Simpson First Edition in Dustwrapper
2000 Crow in Stolen Colors Signed Marcia Simpson First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

The first edition of this historical mystery novel from Marcia Simpson. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2000 Don't Mess with Mrs In-Between Liz Evans Signed First Edition Dustwrapper
2000 Don't Mess with Mrs In-Between Liz Evans Signed First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £36.99

A first edition of this Grace Smith mystery novel by Liz Evans. Signed by the author to the title page. 'When Barbra Delaney comes into Grace Smith's office, looks her in the eye and announces, 'I'm filthy rich and I've decided...

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2000 Fatal Legacy Elizabeth Corley First Edition Crime Novel
2000 Fatal Legacy Elizabeth Corley First Edition Crime Novel

Price: £24.99

The first UK printing of this crime novel from Elizabeth Corley. Featuring her popular character, Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Fenwick.

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2000 Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess Adaptation McClintock First Ed
2000 Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess Adaptation McClintock First Ed

Price: £26.00

A beautifully illustrated adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's famous children's work.A Little Princess was first published in 1905 and follows the tale of a young girl Sara who moves from India to a boarding school for girls in...

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2000 Georgie Hale Tread Softly Fine First Printing in Dustwrapper
2000 Georgie Hale Tread Softly Fine First Printing in Dustwrapper

Price: £32.99

The first printing of this crime thriller about a murderer who preys on redheads from Georgie Hale. 'Drawing on her own experience of both universities and the law, Georgie Hale has crafted a stunningly original novel.'

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2000 Gwendoline Butler A Cold Coffin First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2000 Gwendoline Butler A Cold Coffin First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A Cold Coffin is a John Coffin crime novel by Gwendoline Butler. In unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, first impression. Gwendoline Butler, ne Williams (1922 - 2013) was a British writer of mystery fiction and romance...

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2000 Howard Bahr The Year of Jubilo First Edition in Dustwrapper
2000 Howard Bahr The Year of Jubilo First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

The first printing of this historical novel set in Mississippi. This novel, set in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War in the fictional Mississippi town of Cumberland, deals with the dehumanizing effects of war and its aftermath...

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2000 James Lees-Milne Michael Block Deep Romantic Chasm Dustwrapper First
2000 James Lees-Milne Michael Block Deep Romantic Chasm Dustwrapper First

Price: £45.00

An uncommon first edition of James Lees-Milne's Deep Romantic Chasm. A social observer and biographer, James Lees-Milne's diaries show the development of the author throughout the formative years of establishing a relationship...

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2000 Killing the Shadows Val Mcdermid Signed First Edition Crime Novel
2000 Killing the Shadows Val Mcdermid Signed First Edition Crime Novel

Price: £44.99

A signed first edition of this crime novel about a killer who targets crime writers. Inscribed by the author to the title page: 'To Liz, looking forward to seeing you between the covers! All the best, Val McDermid.'

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2000 Sam Leonard A Difficult Trade First Edition SIGNED in Dustwrapper
2000 Sam Leonard A Difficult Trade First Edition SIGNED in Dustwrapper

Price: £14.99

The first edition of this baseball mystery from Sam Leonard. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2000 The Angel Gateway Jane Adams Mystery Novel First Edition
2000 The Angel Gateway Jane Adams Mystery Novel First Edition

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this novel from Jane Adam's Detective Sergeant Ray Flowers series. 'Six months after the horrific petrol bomb attack that left him severely burned, Detective Sergeant Ray Flowers moves to his late aunt's cottage...

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2000 Zadie Smith White Teeth First Edition in Dustwrapper Debut Novel Race
2000 Zadie Smith White Teeth First Edition in Dustwrapper Debut Novel Race

Price: £80.00

A beautiful copy of Zadie Smith's debut novel.First edition, first impression with full number line.White Teeth focuses on the later lives of two wartime friends and deals with complex themes of race, assimilation and immigration....

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2000-7 11 vols MYSTERY NOVELS by J.A.JANCE FIRST
2000-7 11 vols MYSTERY NOVELS by J.A.JANCE FIRST

Price: £311.99

Near fine copies of 11 of Jance's mystery novels All first Editions except for Taking the Fifth Bound in paper with unclipped dustwrappers Judith Ann (J. A.) Jance (1944 - ) is an award-winning American author of mystery and horror...

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2000/2001 2Vols Reginald Hill Dialogues Dead Signed Arms Women First Edition
2000/2001 2Vols Reginald Hill Dialogues Dead Signed Arms Women First Edition

Price: £40.00

A collection of two UK first edition Reginald Hill novels.Including a signed Arms and The Women and Dialogues of The Dead, the novels here both concern the detective partnership of Daziel and Pascoe, characters that would be given...

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2001 Acid Row First Edition First Impression Signed Minette Walters Crime Novel
2001 Acid Row First Edition First Impression Signed Minette Walters Crime Novel

Price: £55.00

A psychological crime novel by Minette Walters.Acid Row was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger. The work is a study of contemporary reaction to paedophilia. The work is set in a British council...

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2001 Acid Row Minette Walters Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Novel
2001 Acid Row Minette Walters Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Novel

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this gripping crime novel from Minette Walters. Signed by the author to the title page. The novel examines contemporary reactions to paedophilia and resulting urban rioting, and was shortlisted for the Crime...

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2001 Adam and Eve Pinch Me Ruth Rendell First Edition Dustwrapper Psych Thriller
2001 Adam and Eve Pinch Me Ruth Rendell First Edition Dustwrapper Psych Thriller

Price: £25.00

A phsychological thriller by Ruth Rendell.First edition, first impression.With the number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.Ruth Rendell was an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mystery. Adam and Eve and Pinch Me follows...

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2001 Arthur C. Clarke Collected Stories First Edition Dustwrapper Science Fiction
2001 Arthur C. Clarke Collected Stories First Edition Dustwrapper Science Fiction

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this collection of Arthur C. Clarke's work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper designed by Charles Adams. This collection of stories by Arthur C. Clarke is a collection...

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2001 Death Out of Season Meg Elizabeth Atkins First Edition in Dustwrapper
2001 Death Out of Season Meg Elizabeth Atkins First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £15.99

A first edition of this mystery novel from Meg Elizabeth Atkins. 'Jaynie Turner, divorced, beautiful, bossy and widely loathed, announces to anyone who cares to listen that she is doing historical research into the village of Clerehaven...

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2001 Desert Noir Betty Webb First Edition Lena Jones
2001 Desert Noir Betty Webb First Edition Lena Jones

Price: £24.99

The first edition of this Lena Jones mystery novel by Betty Webb. Signed by the author to the title page. Webb has stated that each book has been inspired by a real case.

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2001 Dying to Tell by Robert Goddard First Edition Signed
2001 Dying to Tell by Robert Goddard First Edition Signed

Price: £34.99

A copy of 'Dying to Tell' by Robert Goddard. Signed by the Author. First Edition.

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2001 Fidelis Morgan The Rival Queens First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2001 Fidelis Morgan The Rival Queens First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £16.99

The Rival Queens A Countess Ashby de la Zouch Mystery by Fidelis Morgan in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, first impression. A historical tale of artifice, gunpowder and murder in 17th Century London.

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2001 Forty Words for Sorrow by Giles Blunt, First English Edition
2001 Forty Words for Sorrow by Giles Blunt, First English Edition

Price: £19.99

A copy of 'Forty Words of Sorrow' by Giles Blunt. The first Cardinal story, Forty Words for Sorrow, won the British Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger, and the second, The Delicate Storm, won the Crime Writers of Canada's...

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2001 J D F Jones Storyteller Many Lives of Laurens Van der Post Illus First
2001 J D F Jones Storyteller Many Lives of Laurens Van der Post Illus First

Price: £25.00

A first edition of J D F Jones' Storyteller.With 21 plates.Here J D F Jones explores the life of Laurens Van der Post, a diplomat and explorer, questions whether his life stories were fabricated.

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2001 John Baker Shooting In The Dark First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2001 John Baker Shooting In The Dark  First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

Shooting in the Dark is the fifth Sam Turner crime novel by John Baker in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. John Baker is a British author. He was born in 1942 in the city of Hull, in the North of England. To date he has published...

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2001 Kydd Julian Stockwin Proof Copy First Edition Naval Adventure
2001 Kydd Julian Stockwin Proof Copy First Edition Naval Adventure

Price: £19.99

The uncorrected proof copy of Julian Stockwin's naval adventure, Kydd Kydd, first published in 2001, is a historical novel by Julian Stockwin. This first instalment in Julian Stockwin's series of novels set during the Age of Fighting...

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2001 Like Angels Falling Jane Adams First Edition First Impression Detective
2001 Like Angels Falling Jane Adams First Edition First Impression Detective

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this detective story by Jane Adams from the Sergeant Ray Flowers series. First edition, first impression. 'With his resignation from the police force now approved, Ray Flowers' plans to set up a security business...

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2001 Maxwell's Reunion M.J. TROW FIRST EDITION
2001 Maxwell's Reunion  M.J. TROW  FIRST EDITION

Price: £24.99

A nice, clean first edition of M.J. Troy's Maxwell's Reunion. Bound in black paper-covered boards with an unclipped dust wrapper. First edition. Meirion James Trow (b.1949) is an author best known for his crime fiction, with popular...

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2001 Resurrection Men Ian Rankin First Edition in Dustwrapper
2001 Resurrection Men Ian Rankin First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £34.00

The first edition of this Inspector Rebus novel from Ian RankinDetective Inspector John Rebus is thrown off a murder inquiry, just days after the brutal death of an Edinburgh art dealer, for throwing a cup of tea at DCS Gill Templer....

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2001 The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke First US Edition Dustwrapper Short Stories
2001 The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke First US Edition Dustwrapper Short Stories

Price: £75.00

The first US edition of this collection of short stories by science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke. First edition, first impression, with a complete number line. First published in the UK...

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2001 The Dark Room Rachel Seiffert First Edition Dustwrapper Germany Nazi Novel
2001 The Dark Room Rachel Seiffert First Edition Dustwrapper Germany Nazi Novel

Price: £50.00

A novel by Rachel Seiffert.First edition, with original price-clipped dustwrapper.The Dark Room is composed of three unrelated novellas set in both pre and post World War II Germany. They are titled Helmut, Lore and Micha.Helmut follows...

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2001 Warlock Wilbur Smith First Edition Historical Novel Egypt
2001 Warlock Wilbur Smith First Edition Historical Novel Egypt

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this historical novel set in Ancient Egypt from Wilbur Smith. Warlock is part of a series of novels by Smith which follow the fate of the Egyptian Kingdom through the eyes of Taita, a multi-talented and highly...

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2002 BONE Dancing by Jonathan GASH FIRST Edition
2002 BONE Dancing by Jonathan GASH FIRST Edition

Price: £12.99

The first edition of a mystery novel from acclaimed Lovejoy author, Jonathan Gash.

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2002 Carol Goodman The Lake of Dead Languages Signed First Printing
2002 Carol Goodman The Lake of Dead Languages Signed First Printing

Price: £24.99

The first printing of this dark tale from Carol Goodman. Signed by the author to the title page. Jane Hudson left the Heart Lake School for Girls after the mysterious suicide of her roommates. Now, 20 years later, she is returning...

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2002 Circles and Squares John Malcolm a Tim Simpson Mystery First Edition
2002 Circles and Squares John Malcolm a Tim Simpson Mystery First Edition

Price: £44.99

A copy of 'Circles and Squares', a Tim Simpson Mystery by John Malcolm. John Malcolm is the author of twelve previous Tim Simpson mysteries including A Deceptive Appearance and Into the Vortex, as well as a number of books...

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2002 Colin Bateman The Horse With My Name First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2002 Colin Bateman The Horse With My Name First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £16.99

The Horse With My Name is the fifth novel of the Dan Starkey series by Northern Irish author, Colin Bateman. Bateman wrote the novel while staying at the Fairyhouse Racecourse in County Meath. First edition, first impression, in...

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2002 First Edition Sarah Waters Fingersmith Victorian Crime Fiction Novel
2002 First Edition Sarah Waters Fingersmith Victorian Crime Fiction Novel

Price: £49.00

A first edition of Sarah Waters 2002 novel Fingersmith.Taking its name from the petty thieves that the book concerns itself with, Fingersmith is set in Victorian London and was nominated for the Man Booker Prize.It was adapted for...

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2002 Head Shot By Quintin Jardine First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2002 Head Shot By Quintin Jardine First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £16.99

Head Shot is a crime novel in the series featuring senior Edinburgh policeman Bob Skinner by Quintin Jardine. First edition, first impression. Quintin Jardine (born 1945) is a Scottish author of three series of crime novels,...

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2002 Homage to a Firing Squad Tariq Goddard First Edition in Dustwrapper
2002 Homage to a Firing Squad Tariq Goddard First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

The first printing of this novel set during the Spanish Civil War from Tariq Goddard. Homage to a Firing Squad was shortlisted for the 2002 Whitbread First Novel Award.

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2002 Oxford Proof VERONIA STALLWOOD 1st EDITION SIGNED
2002 Oxford Proof VERONIA STALLWOOD 1st EDITION  SIGNED

Price: £39.99

A signed first edition of Veronica Stallwood's Oxford Proof. Bound in black paper-covered boards with an unclipped dust wrapper. Signed by author. First edition. Veronica Stallwood is a British author who lives near Oxford, and...

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2002 Private Heat Robert Bailey Art Hardin Mystery Signed Crime Novel
2002 Private Heat Robert Bailey Art Hardin Mystery Signed Crime Novel

Price: £19.99

A signed copy of the first printing of this crime thriller by Robert E. Bailey. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2002 The Babes in The Wood Ruth Rendell Crime Novel Inspector Wexford First Ed
2002 The Babes in The Wood Ruth Rendell Crime Novel Inspector Wexford First Ed

Price: £20.00

A novel from the Inspector Wexford Series.First edition.With original unclipped dustwrapper.Numberline is 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4The novel is set, as usual for the Wexford novels, in Kingsmarkham. It was selected by The New York Times as...

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2002 The Corrections Jonathan Franzen First Edition Fine Copy
2002 The Corrections Jonathan Franzen First Edition Fine Copy

Price: £37.99

The first edition of this award-winning novel from Jonathan Franzen.The Corrections is a 2001 novel by American author Jonathan Franzen. It revolves around the troubles of an elderly Midwestern couple and their three adult children,...

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2002 The Dream of Scipio, by Iain Pears, First Edition
2002 The Dream of Scipio, by Iain Pears, First Edition

Price: £13.99

A copy of 'The Dream of Scipio' by Iain Pears. Iain Pears (born in 1955) is an English art historian, novelist and journalist, also the author of 'An Instance of Fingerpost'. First Edition.

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2002 The Grenadillo Box Janet Gleeson First Edition Historical Mystery Novel
2002 The Grenadillo Box Janet Gleeson First Edition Historical Mystery Novel

Price: £14.99

A smart copy of the first edition of this historical mystery novel from Janet Gleeson. 'A powerful fiction debut, The Grenadillo Box is a gripping detective story as intricately crafted as a Chippendale cabinet of curiosities.'...

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2002 The Seahorse Jania Unsworth Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper
2002 The Seahorse Jania Unsworth Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

A signed first edition of this moving novel from Jania Unsworth. Signed by Unsworth to the title page.

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2002 The Walkaway Scott Phillips Limited Edition Signed AS NEW
2002 The Walkaway Scott Phillips Limited Edition Signed AS NEW

Price: £195.00

An as-new copy of this limited edition novel from Scott Phillips. Signed and numbered by the author. The prequel to his acclaimed novel, The Ice Harvest.  

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2003 Boris Akunin The Winter Queen First Edition Historical Mystery Novel
2003  Boris Akunin The Winter Queen First Edition Historical Mystery Novel

Price: £29.99

The first UK edition of this historical mystery novel set in nineteenth-century Moscow. Translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.

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2003 Colin Bateman Chapter And Verse Second Impression In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2003 Colin Bateman Chapter And Verse Second Impression In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £15.99

Chapter and Verse is a 'stand-alone' crime novel by Colin Bateman. In unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, second impression. Colin Bateman (known mononymously as Bateman) is a novelist, screenwriter and former journalist from...

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2003 Holy Fools First Edition Signed Joanne Harris
2003 Holy Fools First Edition Signed Joanne Harris

Price: £29.99

A signed copy of the first edition of this novel set in seventeenth-century France from Joanne Harris. In 2012 Harris became one of only four female members of the "Millionnaires' Club," the elite group of authors who have achieved...

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2003 Ingrid Black The Dead First Edition First Impression Unclipped Dustwrapper
2003 Ingrid Black The Dead First Edition First Impression Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £16.99

The Dear is an award-winning crime novel by Ingrid Black in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, first impression. Eilis O'Hanlon (born 1965) is an Irish journalist. She writes for the Sunday Independent. She has also co-authored...

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2003 John Banville Prague Pictures First Edition With Unclipped Dustwrapper
2003 John Banville Prague Pictures First Edition With Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

A first edition of John Banville's Prague Pictures, in original dustwrapper.Tracing the city's history from its origins up until the present day, Banville captures the character of the city adeptly, with the volume in turn presented...

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2003 Murder in the Museum the Fethering Mysteries Simon Brett First Edition
2003 Murder in the Museum the Fethering Mysteries Simon Brett First Edition

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this crime novel by Simon Brett, and the fourth in his Fethering Mysteries series. Fethering is a fictitious village on England's south coast (adjacent to Tarring). It is the place of residence of amateur sleuths...

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2003 No Laughing Matter Melissa Craig Mystery Betty Rowlands First Edition Novel
2003 No Laughing Matter Melissa Craig Mystery Betty Rowlands First Edition Novel

Price: £55.00

A novel by Betty Rowlands.A part of the 'Melissa Craig Mystery' series.First edition, first impression.With original dustwrapper. 'No Laughing Matter' is a part of the 'Melissa Craig Mystery' series by Rowlands. The...

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2003 Ragtime In Simla Barbara Cleverly Signed First American Unclip Dustwrapper
2003 Ragtime In Simla Barbara Cleverly Signed First American Unclip Dustwrapper

Price: £14.99

A signed copy of Ragtime in Simla by Barbara Cleverly second novel featuring Joe Sandliands set in 1920s India with author's signature to title in ink. In unclipped dustwrapper. First American edition. Barbara Cleverly is a British...

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2003 Stage Fright Christine Poulson Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Thriller
2003 Stage Fright Christine Poulson Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Thriller

Price: £29.99

A signed copy of the first edition of this thriller novel from Christine Poulson, featuring her popular character, Cassandra James. Signed by the author to the title page. First edition, first printing.

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2003 The Delicate Storm, by Giles Blunt, First Edition
2003 The Delicate Storm, by Giles Blunt, First Edition

Price: £19.99

A copy of 'The Delicate Storm' by Giles Blunt. 'Giles Blunt grew up in North Bay, Ontario. After living for a number of years in New York City writing scripts for Law & Order and Night Heat, he has recently set up shop...

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2003 The Fire Eaters David Almond First Edition Children's Fiction Signed
2003 The Fire Eaters David Almond First Edition Children's Fiction Signed

Price: £53.00

The first printing of this children's fantasy novel from David Almond. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2003 The Winter Queen Boris Akunin First Edition Historical Mystery Novel
2003 The Winter Queen Boris Akunin First Edition Historical Mystery Novel

Price: £19.99

The first UK edition of this historical mystery novel set in nineteenth-century Moscow. Translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.

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2003 Vivien Armstrong No Birds Singing First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
2003 Vivien Armstrong No Birds Singing First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £15.99

No Birds Singing is a crime novel by Vivien Armstong, in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. A DCI Hayes murder mystery set in a 'peaceful Oxfordshire village' where, all is not quite as it seems.

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2003 Waxwings Jonathan Raban Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper American Dream
2003 Waxwings Jonathan Raban Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper American Dream

Price: £29.99

A signed first edition of Jonathan Raban's second novel.First edition, first printing. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2003 White Skin Man John Baker First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Fiction
2003 White Skin Man John Baker First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Fiction

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this mystery novel by John Baker. 'White Skin Man is John Baker at his best. Powerful, moving and very human, this is a novel both of tension and huge emotion.'

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2003 Wine of Violence Priscilla Royal SIGNED First Edition Medieval Mystery
2003 Wine of Violence Priscilla Royal SIGNED First Edition Medieval Mystery

Price: £19.99

The first printing of this medieval mystery by Priscilla J. Royal. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2003-05 2vol Colin Forbes No Mercy and The Main Chance First Editions
2003-05 2vol Colin Forbes No Mercy and The Main Chance First Editions

Price: £25.00

Two first editions of the action novels of Colin Forbes. Containing No Mercy (2003) and The Main Chance (2005).Raymond Harold Sawkins (born in Hampstead, London 14 July 1923, died 23 August 2006) was a British novelist, who mainly...

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2003/2006 2Vols Bernard Cornwell Sharpe Fury Havoc Napoleonic Wars First Edition
2003/2006 2Vols Bernard Cornwell Sharpe Fury Havoc Napoleonic Wars First Edition

Price: £26.00

A two volume collection of UK first edition Sharpe novels by Bernard Cornwell. Including Sharpe's Havoc and Sharpe's Fury, the novels see the eponymous soldier on campaign in Spain and Portugal respectively, seeing action in the Battle...

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2004 Black Tide Caroline Carver Fiction Crime Signed First Edition Dustwrapper
2004 Black Tide Caroline Carver Fiction Crime Signed First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

An excellent copy of this crime thriller by Caroline Carver. Title page signed by the author. First edition.

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2004 Darkly Dreaming Dexter Jeff Lindsay First Edition Signed
2004 Darkly Dreaming Dexter Jeff Lindsay First Edition Signed

Price: £235.00

The first edition of this crime thriller by Jeff Lindsay, on which the hit TV series Dexter was based. Signed by Lindsay to the title page. The novel's protagonist, Dexter Morgan, works for the Miami-Dade Police Department as...

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2004 Ingrid Black Dark Eye First Edition First Impression Unclipped Dustwrapper
2004 Ingrid Black Dark Eye First Edition First Impression Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

The Dark Eye is a crime novel by Ingrid Black in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, first impression. Eilis O'Hanlon (born 1965) is an Irish journalist. She writes for the Sunday Independent. She has also co-authored four novels...

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2004 Leviathan Boris Akunin Erast Fandorin Mystery First Edition
2004 Leviathan Boris Akunin Erast Fandorin Mystery First Edition

Price: £29.99

The first UK edition of this mystery novel by Boris Akunin, who has been credited as, 'The Russian Fleming.' 'On 15th March 1878 Lorld Littleby, an English eccentric and collector, is found murdered in his Paris house together with...

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2004 Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson First Edition Signed by Author
2004 Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson First Edition Signed by Author

Price: £35.00

A first edition, first impression of this work by noted author Jeanette Winterson.Signed by Jeanette Winterson to the title page.Winterson is perhaps best known for her work Oranges are not the Only Fruit, which won...

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2004 Philip Pullman The Scarecrow and His Servant SIGNED First Printing
2004 Philip Pullman The Scarecrow and His Servant SIGNED First Printing

Price: £70.00

A smart, signed first printing of this children's novel from Philip Pullman.It tells the story of a scarecrow who comes alive after being struck by lightning and sets out on a quest with Jack, an orphan he hires as his servant. As...

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2004 That Way Murder Lies Ann Granger Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime
2004 That Way Murder Lies Ann Granger Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime

Price: £19.99

A signed first edition of this Mitchell and Markby mystery by Ann Granger. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2004 The Blood-Dimmed Tide Renni Airth Signed First Edition John Madden Mystery
2004 The Blood-Dimmed Tide Renni Airth Signed First Edition John Madden Mystery

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this crime novel by Rennie Airth. Signed by the author to the title page. The Blood-Dimmed Tide is a sequel to his award-winning River of Darkness.

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2004 The Blood-Dimmed Tide Rennie Airth Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper
2004 The Blood-Dimmed Tide Rennie Airth Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £32.99

A first edition of this detective novel from Rennie Airth. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2004 The Palace Tiger Barbara Cleverly Mystery Novel First Edition in DW
2004 The Palace Tiger Barbara Cleverly Mystery Novel First Edition in DW

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this murder mystery novel set in India featuring Detective Joe Sandilands. 'In this, the fourth in the acclaimed Joe Sandilands series, Scotland Yard detective Joe arrives in the princely state of Ranipur at the...

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2004 The Two Of Us: My Life With John Thaw First Edition Sheila Hancock Biography
2004 The Two Of Us: My Life With John Thaw First Edition Sheila Hancock Biography

Price: £20.00

A biographical work on John Thaw, the man who played 'Inspector Morse' in the television series. First edition, third impression. With the number line '10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3' Gift inscription...

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2004 Till the Cows Come Home Judy Clemens First Edition Signed Medical Mystery
2004 Till the Cows Come Home Judy Clemens First Edition Signed Medical Mystery

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this medical mystery from Judy Clemens. Till the Cows Come Home was nominated for the Agatha Award for mystery writing in 2004.

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2005 A Long Way Down Nick Hornby First Edition First Printing in Dustwrapper
2005 A Long Way Down Nick Hornby First Edition First Printing in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this wry and bittersweet novel from popular author Nick Hornby. First edition, first printing. A Long Way Down is a dark comedy, playing off the themes of suicide, angst, depression and promiscuity.

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2005 Blood From A Stone Donna Leon Signed First Printing in Dustwrapper
2005 Blood From A Stone Donna Leon Signed First Printing in Dustwrapper

Price: £37.99

A first UK printing of this crime novel set in Venice from Donna Leon.Signed, 'To Richard and David Goldstein, with my best wishes, Donna Leon.'

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2005 Human Traces Sebastian Faulks First Edition In Dustwrapper
2005 Human Traces Sebastian Faulks First Edition In Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

A smart first edition of this novel about psychiatry, and the outbreak of war, by Sebastian Faulks. Tracing the intertwined lives of Doctors Thomas Midwinter, who is English, and Jacques Rebire, from Brittany, France, Human Traces...

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2005 Ian McEwan Signed First Edition Saturday Novel Dustwrapper
2005 Ian McEwan Signed First Edition Saturday Novel Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

A signed first edition, first impression of this novel by Ian McEwan.Ian McEwan is an acclaimed English novelist, best known for his novel Atonement. Saturday is the day-in-the-life novel which tracks neurosurgeon Henry...

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2005 Jacquot and the Angel Martin O'Brien First Edition Signed Crime Fiction
2005 Jacquot and the Angel Martin O'Brien First Edition Signed Crime Fiction

Price: £44.99

A signed first edition of this crime thriller from Martin O'Brien. Signed by the author to the title page. "In a gripping and skilfully crafted novel, Martin O'Brien serves up a murderous slice of French country life, laced with...

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2005 Mew is for Murder SIGNED Clea Simon First Edition Mystery Novel
2005 Mew is for Murder SIGNED Clea Simon First Edition Mystery Novel

Price: £21.99

The first printing of this Theda Krakow novel from Simon Clea.   Signed by the author to the title page.

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2005 Murphys Revenge by Colin Bateman Crime Fiction First Edition First Printing
2005 Murphys Revenge by Colin Bateman Crime Fiction First Edition First Printing

Price: £17.99

The first edition of this crime thriller by novelist, screenwriter and former journalist, Colin Bateman. "If you found the person who brutally murdered a loved one, what would you do Forgive and forget Or take the law into your...

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2005 Nick Hornby Signed Limited First Edition A Long Way Down Novel Slipcase
2005 Nick Hornby Signed Limited First Edition A Long Way Down Novel Slipcase

Price: £70.00

A signed and limited first edition of this novel by Nick Hornby. Nick Hornby is an English novelist, essayist and screenwriter who is best known for his novels 'High Fidelity' and 'About a Boy', the latter of which was adapted into...

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2005 Saturday Ian McEwan Signed First Printing in Dustwrapper
2005 Saturday Ian McEwan Signed First Printing in Dustwrapper

Price: £140.00

A signed first edition of this Ian McEwan novel. First edition, first printing. Saturday is set in Fitzrovia, London, on Saturday, 15 February 2003, during a large demonstration against the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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2005 Steve Voake The Dreamwalker's Child Signed First Edition With Dustwrapper
2005 Steve Voake The Dreamwalker's Child Signed First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A signed first edition of this science fiction novel for young people from Steve Voake. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2005 The Art of Dying Vena Cork First Edition Publishers Press Release Uncommon
2005 The Art of Dying Vena Cork First Edition Publishers Press Release Uncommon

Price: £16.99

A lovely copy of Vena Cork's second novel The Art of Dying. With the publisher's original press release loosely inserted. First edition.

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2005 The Lighthouse P D James First Edition In Dustwrapper Dalgliesh
2005 The Lighthouse P D James First Edition In Dustwrapper Dalgliesh

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this P. D. James novel featuring her most popular character, Adam Dalgliesh. First edition, fourth printing.

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2006 Cat O Nine Tales Ronald Searle Jeffrey Archer First Edition Prison Stories
2006 Cat O Nine Tales Ronald Searle Jeffrey Archer First Edition Prison Stories

Price: £70.00

An anthology of short stories by Jeffrey Archer, written based on his experiences and tales told during his incarceration. Archer notes that these stories have been embellished though 'each...

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2006 James Scudamore The Amnesia Clinic Uncorrected Proof Copy
2006 James Scudamore The Amnesia Clinic Uncorrected Proof Copy

Price: £19.99

The uncorrected proof copy of this novel set in Ecuador. The Amnesia Clinic won the 2007 Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Glen Dimplex Award and the...

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2006 Jeff Lindsay Dearly Devoted Dexter First UK Edition
2006 Jeff Lindsay Dearly Devoted Dexter First UK Edition

Price: £145.00

The first UK edition of this crime thriller by Jeff Lindsay, on which the hit TV series Dexter was based. First printing The novel's protagonist, Dexter Morgan, works for the Miami-Dade Police Department as a forensic blood spatter...

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2006 Julian Stockwin Command Signed First Edition Naval Novel
2006 Julian Stockwin Command Signed First Edition Naval Novel

Price: £79.99

The signed first edition of Julian Stockwin's Command. Featuring his popular character, Commander Kydd.Signed by Stockwin to the title page.

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2006 SIGNED The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield First Edition Dustwrapper
2006 SIGNED The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

This is a signed first edition of this gothic suspense novel by Diane Setterfield.Signed by the author. One week after publication the novel became No.1 on the New York Times Best Seller List in 2006.

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2006 Susanna Clark The Ladies of Grace Adieu Other Stories First Slipcase Illus
2006 Susanna Clark The Ladies of Grace Adieu Other Stories First Slipcase Illus

Price: £160.00

A first edition of Susanna Clarke's The Ladies of Grace Adieu.With a limited edition slipcase and illustrated with 16 plates by Charles Vess. Influenced by Arthur Rackham, the British "Golden Age" book illustrator, and Czech Art...

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2006 Tanglewreck Jeanette Winterson Signed First Ed First Impression Dustwrapper
2006 Tanglewreck Jeanette Winterson Signed First Ed First Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this work, signed by noted author Jeanette Winterson.First edition, first impression.Tanglewreck is Winterson's first novel for children. Best known for her work Oranges are not the Only Fruit, Tanglewreck utilises...

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2006 The Afghan Frederick Forsyth First Printing Dustwrapper
2006 The Afghan Frederick Forsyth First Printing Dustwrapper

Price: £29.00

The first printing of this thriller novel by Frederick Forsyth.The Afghan can be seen as a sequel to The Fist of God, with the appearance of the Martin brothers. However, due to unexplained reasons, Forsyth rewrote the brothers'...

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2006 The Bee's Kiss Barbara Cleverly SIGNED In Dustwrapper
2006 The Bee's Kiss Barbara Cleverly SIGNED In Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A thrilling mystery novel set in 1926 by Barbara Cleverly. Signed by the author to the title page. First US edition. With 'Bee's Kiss' cocktail bookmark inserted to rear.

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2006 The Gardens of the Dead William Brodrick Inscribed by Author First Edition
2006 The Gardens of the Dead William Brodrick Inscribed by Author First Edition

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this tense thriller from William Brodrick. Inscribed, 'For Ralph, with best wishes, Bill' to the title page, with author's signature beneath. The second novel featuring the barrister-turned-monk, Father...

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2006 The Rabbit Factory Lomax and Biggs Mystery Signed First Edition
2006 The Rabbit Factory Lomax and Biggs Mystery Signed First Edition

Price: £39.99

The signed first printing of this mystery novel from Marshall Karp. It tells the story of detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs as they investigate a series of murders directed at fictional company Lamaar, a parody of Disney, starting...

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2006 The Ruby in Her Navel Barry Unsworth First Edition In Dustwrapper Crusades
2006 The Ruby in Her Navel Barry Unsworth First Edition In Dustwrapper Crusades

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this historical novel set during the Crusades by Barry Unsworth. Longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2006.

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2006 The Web of Fire Steve Voake Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Sequel
2006 The Web of Fire Steve Voake Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper Sequel

Price: £34.99

The first printing of Steve Voake's sequel to his highly successful work, The Dreamwalker's Child. Signed by Voake to the title page.

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2006 Three Bags Full Leonie Swann Trans. First Thus Dustwrapper Signed
2006 Three Bags Full Leonie Swann Trans. First Thus Dustwrapper Signed

Price: £50.00

A signed copy of Leonie Swann's humour murder detective novel entitled 'Three Bags Full', held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Both the volume and the dustwrapper are in excellent

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2007 Matthew Kneale When We Were Romans Signed 1st Ed Childhood Psychological
2007 Matthew Kneale When We Were Romans Signed 1st Ed Childhood Psychological

Price: £35.00

A signed first edition of Matthew Kneale's 2007 novel When We Were Romans. The title page includes a personalised dedication from the author in black ink. Matthew Kneale is a bestselling author, whose previous work includes...

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2007 The Widow and Her Hero Thomas Keneally Signed First Edition WWII Novel
2007 The Widow and Her Hero Thomas Keneally Signed First Edition WWII Novel

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this Thomas Keneally novel, which has been signed to the title page. The Widow and Her Hero is a novel by the Australian author Thomas Keneally set in Australia during World War II.

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2009 Crime The Poisoning in the Pub Simon Brett First Edition in Dustwrapper
2009 Crime The Poisoning in the Pub Simon Brett First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

A smart first edition of this crime novel by Simon Brett 'When one of the staff of the Crown and Anchor is found in the kitchen of the pub with a knife through his heart, Carole and Jude, residents of Fethering, swing into...

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2009 P.D. James Talking About Detective Fiction Limited Edition Signed
2009 P.D. James Talking About Detective Fiction Limited Edition Signed

Price: £120.00

A signed limited edition of P.D. James' Talking About Detective Fiction. Numbered 220 out of 450. James draws on her 50 years' experience as a crime writer to inform her discussion on the genre of detective fiction. P.D....

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2009 The Music Room First Edition William Fiennes Memoir
2009 The Music Room First Edition William Fiennes Memoir

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this memoir by William Fiennes. The Music Room details Fiennes's own childhood and what it was like growing up with a brother who suffered from severe epilepsy.

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2009 The Poisoning in the Pub Simon Brett First Edition in Dustwrapper
2009 The Poisoning in the Pub Simon Brett First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A smart first edition of this crime novel by Simon Brett 'When one of the staff of the Crown and Anchor is found in the kitchen of the pub with a knife through his heart, Carole and Jude, residents of Fethering, swing into...

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2010 3vol Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy Stieg Larsson Fire Hornet's Nest
2010 3vol Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy Stieg Larsson Fire Hornet's Nest

Price: £120.00

An attractive collection of the Milennium trilogy by Stieg Larsson. Including:The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (19th printing, 2010)The Girl Who Played with Fire (14th printing, 2010)The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Fourth printing,...

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2010 The First Rule Robert Crais Dustwrapper Crime Novel Fine
2010 The First Rule Robert Crais Dustwrapper Crime Novel Fine

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this detective novel from Robert Crais. Robert Crais (born June 20, 1953) is an American author of detective fiction. Crais began his career writing scripts for television shows such as Hill Street Blues, Cagney...

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2010 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest First Edition Stieg Larsson
2010 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest First Edition Stieg Larsson

Price: £65.00

A US first edition of this novel by Stieg Larsson, translated from Swedish by Reg Keeland. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest is the third novel in Larsson's Millenium trilogy, which includes The Girl with...

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2010 The Imperfectionists Tom Rachman First Edition Dustwrapper
2010 The Imperfectionists Tom Rachman First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £55.00

This is a first edition of this humorous debut by Tom Rachman. The Imperfectionists interweaves the stories of eleven unusual and endearing characters who depend on the newspaper, founded in Rome in the 1950s, who are united when the...

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2011 Bird Cloud Annie Proulx Signed First Printing in Dustwrapper
2011 Bird Cloud Annie Proulx Signed First Printing in Dustwrapper

Price: £85.00

A first printing of this autobiographical story of the construction of a house in the Wyoming wetlands. Signed by Proulx to the title page.

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2011 P G Sturges Shortcut Man First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Novel
2011 P G Sturges Shortcut Man First Edition in Dustwrapper Crime Novel

Price: £18.99

The first edition of this crime thriller from P. G. Sturges. 'A smart and entertaining crime series debut set in the underbelly of Los Angeles, with a cast of characters that runs the gamut from saints to sinners.'

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c1920 2vol Adventures of Bindle Night Club Herbert Jenkins in Dustwrappers
c1920 2vol Adventures of Bindle Night Club Herbert Jenkins in Dustwrappers

Price: £46.00

Two novels from Herbert Jenkins, featuring his popular, mischievous character, Bindle.Including:Adventures of Bindle (twelfth printing, completeing 167,461 copies)andThe Night Club (twelfth printing, completing 141,188 copies)The dustwrapper...

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c1920 A Gentleman of Leisure P G Wodehouse Novel
c1920 A Gentleman of Leisure P G Wodehouse Novel

Price: £26.00

A comical P. G. Wodehouse novel from the 1920s.Eighth printing, , completing 85,815 copies. 

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c1927-1938 6Vol Novels of P G Wodehouse Heavy Weather The Luck of the Bodkins
c1927-1938 6Vol Novels of P G Wodehouse Heavy Weather The Luck of the Bodkins

Price: £75.00

A selection of novels by P G Wodehouse All various printings: Meet Mr Mulliner: First Edition, Second Printing. The Luck of the Bodkins: First Edition, Second Printing Heavy Weather: First...

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c1928 Smithy Edgar Wallace First Appearance Daily Mail 6d Reprint Paper Wraps
c1928 Smithy Edgar Wallace First Appearance Daily Mail 6d Reprint Paper Wraps

Price: £35.00

A copy of 'Smithy' from Edgar Wallace's 'Smithy Series.' In original paper wraps.A 6d reprint of this work. This is the first work in the series of an eventual four works total. Smithy first appeared in the Daily Mail. Edgar Wallace...

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c1938 Young Men in Spats by P G Wodehouse Fourth Printing
c1938 Young Men in Spats by P G Wodehouse Fourth Printing

Price: £38.00

An early edition of this collection of short stories from P. G. Wodehouse.Fourth printing. Including Tried in the Furnace, Trouble Down and Tudsleigh, and several others.

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c1940 The Mysterious Affair At Styles Agatha Christie U.S Edition
c1940 The Mysterious Affair At Styles Agatha Christie U.S Edition

Price: £140.00

A wartime reprint of the first detective fiction novel written by the Queen of Crime fiction, Agatha Christie. Undated, copyright written to verso of title page states '1920' which was the original...

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c1955 The Eye of the Earth Triumph Series James Lennox Kerr
c1955 The Eye of the Earth  Triumph Series James Lennox Kerr

Price: £35.00

An adventure novel by Scottish children's author, Lennox Kerr. With original, unclipped dustwrapper. This copy is undated and from the 'Triumph Series' by Nelson. Copy on copac dated [1936]...

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[1988] Morris West Masterclass Undated First Edition Dustwrapper Thriller
[1988] Morris West Masterclass Undated First Edition Dustwrapper Thriller

Price: £28.00

The undated first edition of this novel by Morris West.Undated as is consistent with the first edition- information sourced from Copac.Masterclass is a crime novel set in the art world. Morris West is is a well known patron of...

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