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1959 Ursula Moray Williams The Nine Lives of Island MacKenzie First Edition
1959 Ursula Moray Williams The Nine Lives of Island MacKenzie First Edition

Price: £96.00

A tale of a shipwrecked cat's life on a tropical island.A first edition.

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1959-1963 94Vol Sexton Blake Library Novels Crime Arthur Maclean First Thriller
1959-1963 94Vol Sexton Blake Library Novels Crime Arthur Maclean First Thriller

Price: £1,450.00

A 94 volume collection of various Sexton Blake novels.An unbroken run between volumes 432-526. First editions published between 1959-1963.Sexton Blake is a fictional detective who appeared in many British comic strips and novels throughout...

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1960 A Kind of Loving Stan Barstow First Edition Dustwrapper Ex Libris Ranfurly
1960 A Kind of Loving Stan Barstow First Edition Dustwrapper Ex Libris Ranfurly

Price: £65.00

The first edition of Stan Barstow's premiere, and best known novel.With original unclipped dustwrapper.A Kind of Loving was an extremely popular work and the first of a trilogy of works by Barstow about the character Vic Brown....

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1960 By Rocking-Chair Across Russia Russia for Beginners Alex Atkinson Ronald Searle
1960 By Rocking-Chair Across Russia Russia for Beginners Alex Atkinson Ronald Searle

Price: £38.00

The first U.S edition of this work by longtime collaborators Alex Atkinson and Ronald Searle. With the bookplate of Simon Heneage, co-founder of the Cartoon Art Trust. Heneage compiled 'The...

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1960 Dangerous to Lean Out Kevin FITZGERALD 1st EDITION
1960 Dangerous to Lean Out Kevin FITZGERALD 1st EDITION

Price: £49.99

A bright, clean first edition of Dangerous to Lean Out by Kevin Fitzgerald. Superb

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1960 Formal Poems by Anthony Conran First Edition Signed
1960 Formal Poems by Anthony Conran First Edition Signed

Price: £49.99

A copy of 'Formal Poems' by Anthony Conran. Signed by the author to the title page. First Edition.

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1960 Gabriel Fielding Through Streets Broad and Narrow Uncorrected Proof Very Scarce
1960 Gabriel Fielding Through Streets Broad and Narrow Uncorrected Proof Very Scarce

Price: £30.00

An uncorrected proof copy of Gabriel Fielding's Through Streets Broad and Narrow.After establishing a successful medical practice, Fielding published a number of novels lightly focused on medicine.

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1960 Gently with the Painters Alan Hunter Inspector George Gently
1960 Gently with the Painters Alan Hunter Inspector George Gently

Price: £49.99

This is an uncommon first edition of this novel from the Inspector George Gently series.Alan Hunter was an English author of crime fiction famous for his series of crime novels following Inspector George Gently, published between...

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1960 Nuncle and Other Stories John Wain First English Edition Dustwrapper
1960 Nuncle and Other Stories John Wain First English Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £27.99

The first British edition of this collection of short stories from John Wain. Including title such as Master Richard, A Message from the Pigman, Nuncle and others.

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1960 Out for the Kill Anthony Gilbert First Edition Crime Malleson Dustwrapper
1960 Out for the Kill Anthony Gilbert First Edition Crime Malleson Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

An uncommon first edition of this novel by Anthony Gilbert.Anthony Gilbert is the pen name of Lucy Beatrice Malleson, an English crime writer who published 51 crime novels featuring London lawyer Arthur Crook.

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1960 Pomp and Circumstance
1960 Pomp and Circumstance

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this humorous novel by noted playwright, actor, novelist and singer, Noel Coward. This was Coward's only novel, and received great critical success. Held in the original,...

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1960 Pomp and Circumstance
1960 Pomp and Circumstance

Price: £40.00

The first edition of Noel Coward's only novel. A humorous tale by the noted playwright, actor, novelist and singer, which received great critical success. Held in the original, unclipped dustwrapper...

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1960 Ronald Searle Russia For Beginners Alex Atkinson First Edition Illus
1960 Ronald Searle Russia For Beginners Alex Atkinson First Edition Illus

Price: £45.00

A satirical guide to Russia by long-time collaborators Ronald Searle and Alex Atkinson. First edition of this humorous and satirical work. Illustrated throughout by Ronald Searle. The flyleaf...

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1960 Ross a Dramatic Portrait First Edition Terence Rattigan Play Scarce
1960 Ross a Dramatic Portrait First Edition Terence Rattigan Play Scarce

Price: £68.00

A scarce US first edition of this play by Terence Rattigan. Terence Rattigan (1911-1977) was one of England's most popular mid-20th century dramatists, who was known for his plays set against upper-middle-class backgrounds. Illustrated...

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1960 Take a Girl Like You First US Edition Dustwrapper Scarce
1960 Take a Girl Like You First US Edition Dustwrapper Scarce

Price: £48.00

The first US edition of this novel by noted author Kingsley Amis. In the original unclipped dustwrapper designed by Alfred Zalon. Stated first American edition. Kingsley Amis was an English...

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1960 The Concrete Flamingo First UK Edition Charles Williams
1960 The Concrete Flamingo First UK Edition Charles Williams

Price: £120.00

A scarce first edition of this murder mystery novel by Charles Williams. harles Williams (August 13, 1909 ca. April 7, 1975) was an American writer of hardboiled crime fiction. He is regarded by critics as one of the...

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1960 The Death of Daddy-o David Alexander Marty Land Mystery First UK Edition
1960 The Death of Daddy-o David Alexander Marty Land Mystery First UK Edition

Price: £39.99

The first UK edition of this mystery novel from David Alexander. 'When the body that had been lying in the street had been carried away, the fat old many, carrying a bible, a parrot and an old phonograph shuffled across the courtyard...

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1960 The Foxglove Saga Auberon Waugh First Edition
1960 The Foxglove Saga Auberon Waugh First Edition

Price: £70.00

A First Edition of Auberon Waugh's novel 'The Foxglove Saga'. 'The Foxglove Saga' is the first novel, by Auberon Waugh, the son of prolific author Evelyn Waugh. This particular novel follows...

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1960 Trustee From the Toolroom Nevil Shute First Edition Novel Engineering
1960 Trustee From the Toolroom Nevil Shute First Edition Novel Engineering

Price: £60.00

A novel by aeronautical engineer Nevil Shute Norway.The first edition.Trustee From the Toolroom was published posthumously following Shute's death earlier the same year.The plot follows the actions of a modest technical journalist...

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1960-2 6 Vol Guy Morgan Off the Record William McShakespeare Signed First
1960-2 6 Vol Guy Morgan Off the Record William McShakespeare Signed First

Price: £200.00

A handsome first edition of Guy Morgan's Off the Record. With 6 frontispieces each created by a different artist: John Worsley, Cecil Gill, John Tribe, Maureen Roffey, Jane Brown, and Bernard Lodge. An author's dedication...

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1961 A Burnt-Out Case
1961 A Burnt-Out Case

Price: £155.00

The first edition of this notable novel by Graham Greene. ‘A Burnt-Out Case’ is set in a Leper colony on the upper reaches of the Congo. Greene took inspiration from his own travels...

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1961 Consider Her Ways and Others John Wyndham First Edition
1961 Consider Her Ways and Others John Wyndham First Edition

Price: £180.00

The first edition of this Science Fiction novel collection by popular British author, John Wyndham. This work contains the science fiction novella 'Consider Her Ways' which takes up a third...

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1961 Devil of a State by Anthony Burgess First Editon Dustwrapper Exotic Novels
1961 Devil of a State by Anthony Burgess First Editon Dustwrapper Exotic Novels

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this work by noted author Anthony Burgess.The fourth work in Burgess's titled collection of 'Exotic Titles'.Devil of a State is based upon Burgess's experiences living and working in Brunei. Owing to issues concerning...

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1961 Evelyn Waugh Unconditional Surrender First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper
1961 Evelyn Waugh Unconditional Surrender First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £125.00

Unconditional Surrender: The Conclusi

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1961 First U.S Edition A Severed Head Murdoch Novel Satirical
1961 First U.S Edition A Severed Head Murdoch Novel Satirical

Price: £65.00

First U.S edition of Iris Murdoch's compelling satirical novel 'A Severed Head' First thus, First U.S Edition. This satirical novel by Iris Murdoch follows the protagonist Martin Lynch-Gibbon...

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1961 Hear Us O Lord From Heaven Thy Dwelling Place
1961 Hear Us O Lord From Heaven Thy Dwelling Place

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this posthumous short story collection by Malcolm Lowry. Comprising of 'The Bravest Boat', 'Through the Panama', 'Strange Comfort Afforded by the Profession', 'Elephant...

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1961 Ice In The Bedroom by P. G. Wodehouse First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper
1961 Ice In The Bedroom by P. G. Wodehouse First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £94.00

The first edition of this novel by noted author P. G. Wodehouse, presented in the original unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, first impression. The first UK edition. First publiushed in...

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1961 Moon of Mutiny Lester Del Rey First Edition Dustwrapper Uncommon Si Fi
1961 Moon of Mutiny Lester Del Rey First Edition Dustwrapper Uncommon Si Fi

Price: £795.00

The first edition of this popular science fiction novel by Lester del ReyScarce in original first printing dustwrapper with 34 titles to the rear wrap. Lester del Rey wrote many books in the juvenile Winston Science Fiction series....

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1961 New Maps of Hell A Survey of Science Fiction Kingsley Amis
1961 New Maps of Hell A Survey of Science Fiction Kingsley Amis

Price: £68.00

The first edition of this work on Science Fiction by Kingsley Amis. Held in the original dustwrapper. This work of literary criticism reflects on the world of Science Fiction as a literary...

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1961 Spectrum Science Fiction Anthology Kingsley Amis Robert Conquest
1961 Spectrum Science Fiction Anthology Kingsley Amis Robert Conquest

Price: £37.00

The first edition of this Science Fiction anthology edited by Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest. The first edition of this anthology, which became a five volume series. The 'Spectrum' series...

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1961 The American Dream
1961 The American Dream

Price: £85.00

The first edition of this popular satire play by Edward Albee, 'The American Dream', in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1961 The Last Hours of Sandra Lee Sansom First Edition Near Fine
1961 The Last Hours of Sandra Lee Sansom First Edition Near Fine

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this novel by popular author William Sansom, which has been described as, 'One of his best'. The dustwrapper reads, 'The study of what the author believes to be an essential part of every good woman, a wish to...

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1961 The Mansion
1961 The Mansion

Price: £75.00

The first UK edition of William Faulkner's popular novel about the Snopes family from Mississippi, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first UK edition of this work. In the original...

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1961 The Scarlet Boy
1961 The Scarlet Boy

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this intriguing and thrilling novel by Arthur Calder-Marsh, in the original pictorial unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition f this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1961 The White Rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat first edition with dustwrapper
1961 The White Rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat first edition with dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition novel in which Richard Marriott is enlisted to help the Rajah of Makassang. First edition with unclipped dustwrapper This novel is described as one of 'tremendous energy and full-bodied adventure, about a world...

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1961 William Sansom The Last Hours of Sandra Lee 1st Edition Comedy Humour
1961 William Sansom The Last Hours of Sandra Lee 1st Edition Comedy Humour

Price: £30.00

The comedic tale of a young woman who wishes to gain some experience at the office Christmas party before her impending marriage. A first edition.

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1961 William Saroyan Here Comes, There Goes You Know Who 1st Ed Autobiography
1961 William Saroyan Here Comes, There Goes You Know Who 1st Ed Autobiography

Price: £20.00

William Saroyan's unconventional autobiography. Saroyan creates characters out of his personality at different points in his life, all loud and unusual. The plainest character of the book William Saroyan. A first edition.

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1962 A Crown of Wild Myrtle H E Bates First Edition in Dustwrapper
1962 A Crown of Wild Myrtle H E Bates First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this love story set in Greece by the author of The Darling Buds of May and My Uncle Silas. Herbert Ernest Bates, CBE (190574), better known as H. E. Bates, was an English writer and author. Many of his stories...

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1962 Amis My Enemy's Enemy First Ed Kingsley Amis Novel Victor Gollancz
1962 Amis My Enemy's Enemy First Ed Kingsley Amis Novel Victor Gollancz

Price: £115.00

A collection of short stories by popular humorous novelist Kingsley Amis. The first edition of this short story collection. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. Sir Kingsley Amis was a...

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1962 An Unofficial Rose
1962 An Unofficial Rose

Price: £85.00

The first edition of Iris Murdoch's sixth novel, 'An Unofficial Rose'. Thematically, this work is dominated by Romantic love. Each of the main characters are in love with at least one of the...

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1962 An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch First Edition
1962 An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch First Edition

Price: £99.99

A copy of 'An Unofficial Rose' by Iris Murdoch. Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (July 1919 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil,...

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1962 An Unofficial Rose Iris Murdoch First Edition Romance Novel
1962 An Unofficial Rose Iris Murdoch First Edition Romance Novel

Price: £80.00

The first edition of Iris Murdoch's sixth novel, 'An Unofficial Rose'. Thematically, this work is dominated by Romantic love. Each of the main characters are in love with at least one of the...

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1962 An Unofficial Rose Iris Murdoch First U.S Edition Novel Dustwrapper
1962 An Unofficial Rose Iris Murdoch First U.S Edition Novel Dustwrapper

Price: £38.00

The first U.S edition of this witty novel by Iris Murdoch, focusing on the complex life of a family. First thus, the first U.S edition. In an unclipped dustwrapper. The sixth novel by Iris...

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1962 Dead Cert
1962 Dead Cert

Price: £1,350.00

A first US edition of celebrated jockey and author Dick Francis' first novel. This first US edition of celebrated author Dick Francis' debut novel 'Dead Cert' follows amateur jockey Alan York...

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1962 Henry De Montherlant The Dream First English Ed In Unclipped Dustwrapper
1962 Henry De Montherlant The Dream First English Ed In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

The Dream is the first novel by Henry de Montherlant, translated from the French by Terence Kilmartin. With an introduction by Peter Quennell. First English edition, first published in French in 1922 and never before...

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1962 Hornblower and the Hotspur First Edition in Dustwrapper
1962 Hornblower and the Hotspur First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £39.00

A first edition of this Horatio Hornblower novel by C. S. Forester. It is the third book in the series chronologically, but the tenth by order of publication.

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1962 Julian Symons The Killing of Francie Lake 1st Edition Crime Mystery Murder
1962 Julian Symons The Killing of Francie Lake 1st Edition Crime Mystery Murder

Price: £40.00

A hardback Crime Club Choice novel by Julian Symons. The murder of an executive of a magazine empire is unravelled. A first edition.

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1962 Kingsley Amis My Enemy's Enemy First Edition Novel Victor Gollancz
1962 Kingsley Amis My Enemy's Enemy First Edition Novel Victor Gollancz

Price: £70.00

A collection of short stories by popular humorous novelist Kingsley Amis. The first edition of this short story collection, held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Sir Kingsley Amis was...

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1962 Love and Friendship
1962 Love and Friendship

Price: £70.00

The first edition of Alison Lurie's interesting novel set in the isolated Convers College, in the original unclipped dustwrapper, from the library of the publisher Felix Dennis. The first edition...

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1962 Love and Friendship Alison Lurie First Edition in Dustwrapper
1962 Love and Friendship Alison Lurie First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £99.99

The first UK edition of Alison Lurie's first novel about two female faculty members in a male-dominated workplace. Alison Lurie won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1984 novel Foreign Affairs.

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1962 Murdoch An Unofficial Rose 1st U.S Edition Romance Novel
1962 Murdoch An Unofficial Rose 1st U.S Edition Romance Novel

Price: £22.00

The first U.S edition of Iris Murdoch's sixth novel, 'An Unofficial Rose'. Thematically, this work is dominated by Romantic love. Each of the main characters are in love with at least one of...

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1962 Murdoch First Edition An Unofficial Rose in Dustwrapper Iris Murdoch
1962 Murdoch First Edition An Unofficial Rose in Dustwrapper Iris Murdoch

Price: £110.00

The first printing of this complex and challenging Iris Murdoch novel. 'An Unoffical Rose presents the most complex web of human relationships Miss Murdoch's imagination has yet spun: tensile, elegant, shimmering, this web "quivers...

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1962 My Enemy's Enemy Kingsley Amis First Edition Novel Victor Gollancz
1962 My Enemy's Enemy Kingsley Amis First Edition Novel Victor Gollancz

Price: £115.00

A collection of short stories by popular humorous novelist Kingsley Amis. The first edition of this short story collection, held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Sir Kingsley Amis was a...

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1962 Poul Anderson Twilight World Science Fiction First Edition With Dustwrapper
1962 Poul Anderson Twilight World Science Fiction First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £38.00

A first UK edition of Poul Anderson's Twilight World.Typical of Cold War science fiction, the work tells a gripping tale of a post-World War Three world in which Earth is terrorised by mutants.  

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1962 Profiles of the Future Arthur C Clarke Non Fiction Essays First Edition
1962 Profiles of the Future Arthur C Clarke Non Fiction Essays First Edition

Price: £175.00

The first edition of this pioneering set of essays by Arthur C. Clarke. Includes a graph to the rear demonstrating the past present and future of a variety of scientific advancements. In...

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1962 Reach For Tomorrow Arthur C Clarke First UK Edition Dustwrapper Short Stories
1962 Reach For Tomorrow Arthur C Clarke First UK Edition Dustwrapper Short Stories

Price: £295.00

An uncommon UK first edition of this collection of short stories by Arthur C. Clarke. Arthur C. Clarke was a British science fiction writer and inventor, who is widely regarded as a key figure...

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1962 Service with a Smile P G Wodehouse First U K Edition Blandings Novel Eight
1962 Service with a Smile P G Wodehouse First U K Edition Blandings Novel Eight

Price: £125.00

A novel from P G Wodehouse's Blandings series.First UK Edition, which was published ten months after the initial U.S publication.With original, price clipped, dustwrapper.P G Wodehouse was an English author and one of the most widely...

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1962 The End of it All Jack Danvers Scarce First Edition Science Fiction
1962 The End of it All Jack Danvers Scarce First Edition Science Fiction

Price: £39.99

This is a scarce first edition of this thriller set in the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust. Jack Danvers was the pseudonym of writer Camille Auguste Marie Caseleyr, a Belgian author who emigrated to Australia where this novel...

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1962 The Reivers a Reminiscence
1962 The Reivers a Reminiscence

Price: £225.00

Smart first US and UK editions of William Faulkner's picaresque novel about two young men on a journey to Memphis. In two volumes, being the first US and UK edition of this work, published in...

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1962 The Seven Stairs Stuart Brent First Edition Signed Autobiography
1962 The Seven Stairs Stuart Brent First Edition Signed Autobiography

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this autobiography by Chicago bookseller and TV personality, Stuart Brent. First printing. With an ink inscription from Brent to 'Elna' to the front endpaper.

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1962 The Violent Man First Edition A E Van Vogt Communist China Dustwrapper
1962 The Violent Man First Edition A E Van Vogt Communist China Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel by A E Van VogtIn original unclipped dustwrapper.The Violent Man is a novel in Van Vogt's post war phase of writing. His work took form of post-war philosophy and The Violent Man conveys the influence...

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1963 A Sense of Reality Short Stories Graham Greene First Ed Under the Garden
1963 A Sense of Reality Short Stories Graham Greene First Ed Under the Garden

Price: £60.00

A collection of short stories by Grahame Greene.The first edition.With original unclipped dustwrapper.This is the second short story collection by Graham Greene. It contains three short stories and a novella called Under the Harden. Interestingly,...

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1963 First Edition Review Copy The Unicorn Iris Murdoch Christianity
1963 First Edition Review Copy The Unicorn Iris Murdoch Christianity

Price: £95.00

First Edition Review Copy of Iris Murdoch's novel 'The Unicorn' First thus, First U.S Edition Review Copy. Loosely inserted is a slip from the publishing company regarding this copy being...

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1963 First Edition The Unicorn Iris Murdoch Christianity
1963 First Edition The Unicorn Iris Murdoch Christianity

Price: £29.00

First Edition of Iris Murdoch's famous novel 'The Unicorn' Murdoch's seventh novel, 'The Unicorn ' follows the young governess, Marian Taylor, as she takes residence in the isolated country...

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1963 Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon
1963 Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon

Price: £38.00

The first UK edition of Jorge Amada's popular romance novel set in a small town in Brazil, 'Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon'. The first edition thus of this work, being the first UK edition. In...

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1963 Graham Greene A Sense of Reality First Edition Dustwrapper First Impression
1963 Graham Greene A Sense of Reality First Edition Dustwrapper First Impression

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this collection of short stories by celebrated novelist Graham Greene.First edition, first impression.Graham Green was an English novelist, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Greene...

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1963 Graham Greene A Sense of Reality First Edition Uncorrected Proof Copy
1963 Graham Greene A Sense of Reality First Edition Uncorrected Proof Copy

Price: £246.00

A scarce uncorrected proof copy of this collection of Graham Green's short stories. This is a first edition softcover with dustwrapper. These stories are the first time Greene departs from his usual material of moral and political...

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1963 Moonlight Flitting By Maurice Procter First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper
1963 Moonlight Flitting By Maurice Procter First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

A scarce edition in original unclipped dustwrapper of Moonlight Flitting, a novel from the 'Chief Inspector Martineau Investigates' series by Maurice Procter. First edition. Dustwrapper design by Oliver Elmes. Maurice Procter (1906...

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1963 Plexus
1963 Plexus

Price: £50.00

The first UK edition of Henry Miller's second volume in his popular but controversial trilogy, 'The Rosy Crucifixion'. The first UK edition of this work. In the original publisher's unclipped...

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1963 Spectrum 3 Science Fiction Anthology Kingsley Amis Robert Conquest
1963 Spectrum 3 Science Fiction Anthology Kingsley Amis Robert Conquest

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this Science Fiction anthology edited by Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest. Bookplate to the front pastedown for Rolland L Comstock, a successful attorney from Missouri...

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1963 Telephone Poles and Other Poems John Updike First Edition
1963 Telephone Poles and Other Poems John Updike First Edition

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by John Updike. Including titles such as Marriage Counsel, How to be Uncle Sam, Old-Fashioned Lightning Rod.

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1963 The Empty Hours UK First Edition Ed McBain Mystery Dustwrapper Scarce
1963 The Empty Hours UK First Edition Ed McBain Mystery Dustwrapper Scarce

Price: £240.00

A scarce UK first edition of this collection of three mystery 'novelettes' by Ed McBain. Number 441 of the American Bloodhound Mystery series, The Empty Hours features three gripping mystery stories: 'The Empty Hours', 'J' and...

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1963 The Man-Eater of Malgudi
1963 The Man-Eater of Malgudi

Price: £60.00

The first edition thus of R. K. Narayan's exciting tale of the city of Malgudi. The first edition thus, being the first UK edition. Held in the original publisher's unclipped dustwrapper. ...

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1963 The Unicorn
1963 The Unicorn

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel by esteemed author Iris Murdoch. This is Iris Murdoch's seventh novel. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. The 'Unicorn' is set in the west coast of Ireland.It...

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1963 The Unicorn Iris Murdoch First Edition Dustwrapper Novel
1963 The Unicorn Iris Murdoch First Edition Dustwrapper Novel

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel by Iris Murdoch. This is Iris Murdoch's seventh novel. The 'Unicorn' is set in the west coast of Ireland.It follows the young governess, Marian Taylor, as...

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1963 Two By Two A Story of Survival David Garnett First Edition Dustwrapper
1963 Two By Two A Story of Survival David Garnett First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £24.00

A novel by David Garnett.This novel follows twins Fan and Niss who manage to get into the Ark as stowaways. All is well until they are discovered. The flyleaf notes that 'Although Mr Garnett's story was not conceived as a parable of...

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1964 A Moveable Feast
1964 A Moveable Feast

Price: £400.00

A superlative copy of the UK first edition of Hemingway's influential and moving memoir of his life in the 1920s, in the original price-clipped dust wrapper. The first UK edition, first impression,...

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1964 A Severed Head
1964 A Severed Head

Price: £80.00

A very smart first edition copy of this satirical play by Iris Murdoch and J B Priestley, 'A Severed Head'. The first edition in print form of this play. With original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1964 Anthony Burgess First Edition Eve of Saint Venus Dustwrapper Illustrated
1964 Anthony Burgess First Edition Eve of Saint Venus Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A first edition of this novella by Anthony Burgess. Anthony Burgess was an English writer who was perhaps best known for his dystopian satire, A Clockwork Orange. The Eve of St. Venus is a humourous tale on the subject of marriage.With...

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1964 Double Take Jean Bruce Scarce Thriller First Edition
1964 Double Take Jean Bruce Scarce Thriller First Edition

Price: £69.99

This is a scarce first edition of this spy thriller by French writer Jean Bruce.Jean Bruce is best known for his series of the adventures of secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, of which many novels were adapted for the screen...

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1964 First Edition A Little Learning Autobiography Volume One Evelyn Waugh
1964 First Edition A Little Learning Autobiography Volume One Evelyn Waugh

Price: £60.00

A fascinating insight into the early years of author Evelyn Waugh, in Volume One of his autobiography, 'A Little Something'. Volume One, First Edition of Evelyn Waugh's autobiography 'A Little...

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1964 Ian Fleming You Only Live Twice Dustwrapper First Edition First Impression
1964 Ian Fleming You Only Live Twice Dustwrapper First Edition First Impression

Price: £150.00

A first edition, first impression of Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice.With original dustwrapper designed by Richard Chopping.The eleventh novel featuring the classic secret agent James Bond, was published just before the author's death....

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1964 John Cheever The Wapshot Scandal First Edition in Dustwrapper
1964 John Cheever The Wapshot Scandal First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

The first UK edition of this follow-up novel to Cheever's award-winning The Wapshot Chronicle. The scandal of the title involves one of the Wapshot wives running off with an 18 year-old bagboy from the local A&P and making...

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1964 Language Made Plain
1964 Language Made Plain

Price: £55.00

A first edition of Anthony Burgess' overview of the field of linguistics. This first edition of acclaimed author and composer Anthony Burgess' exploration and overview of linguistics, offering...

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1964 Michael Frayn On the Outskirts First Edition Collected Pieces Theatre
1964 Michael Frayn On the Outskirts First Edition Collected Pieces Theatre

Price: £24.99

The first edition of this collection of essays and observations on society from Michael Frayn. His columns for The Guardian and The Observer (collected in The Day of the Dog, The Book of Fub and On the Outskirts) are models of...

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1964 Murdoch First Ed The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch Dustwrapper
1964 Murdoch First Ed The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This novel follows the protagonist Edmund, who escaped from his family to a lonely life. He returns following his mother's funeral...

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1964 Murdoch First Ed The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch DW
1964 Murdoch First Ed The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch DW

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This novel follows the protagonist Edmund, who escaped from his family to a lonely life. He returns following his mother's funeral...

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1964 Murdoch The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch 1st Edition Dustwrapper
1964 Murdoch The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch 1st Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £68.00

The first edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This novel follows the protagonist Edmund, who escaped from his family to a lonely life. He returns following his mother's funeral...

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1964 Nerve
1964 Nerve

Price: £650.00

A signed first US edition of celebrated jockey and author Dick Francis' novel. This first US edition of celebrated author Dick Francis' second novel 'Nerve' is signed by the author, his signature...

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1964 The Cactus Land Rhona Stern Signed with Letter South African Novel First
1964 The Cactus Land Rhona Stern Signed with Letter South African Novel First

Price: £34.99

The first UK edition of this touching novel set in South Africa from Rhona Stern. With an ink inscription from the author to, 'Lois and Hugh' to the title page, and a loosely-inserted letter from the author addressed to the same....

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1964 The Hole Plays and Sketches First Edition NF Simpson Dustwrapper
1964 The Hole Plays and Sketches First Edition NF Simpson Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

A first edition of this work of collected plays and sketches by Norman Frederick Simpson. N. F. Simpson was an English playwright closely associated with the Theatre of the Absurd. This work includes his plays and sketches...

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1964 The Wapshot Scandal John Cheever First Edition in Dustwrapper
1964 The Wapshot Scandal John Cheever First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £42.99

The first UK edition of this follow-up novel to Cheever's award-winning The Wapshot Chronicle. The scandal of the title involves one of the Wapshot wives running off with an 18 year-old bagboy from the local A&P and making...

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1964 William Golding Spire First Edition Hardback Stream Conciousness Novel
1964 William Golding Spire First Edition Hardback Stream Conciousness Novel

Price: £95.00

A first edition of William Golding's sixth novel, The Spire.Utilising a stream of conciousness style, the book deals with the construction of a spire and its creator Dean Jocelin. As well as its style of writing, the novel is notable...

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1964 You Only Live Twice Fleming First Edition Second Impression Dustwrapper
1964 You Only Live Twice Fleming First Edition Second Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £85.00

A first edition second impression copy of Fleming's 'You Only Live Twice', the eleventh novel in the James Bond series and the last novel by Fleming to be published in his lifetime (with subsequent works being published...

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1965 1st John Updike Assorted Prose First Edition Collected Stories
1965 1st John Updike Assorted Prose First Edition Collected Stories

Price: £49.99

The first collected edition of these critical essays and reviews by John Updike. Including Confessions of a Wild Bore, The Lucid Eye in Silvertown and many more.

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1965 A Flight of Birds Cecil Roberts First Edition Novel Dustwrapper
1965 A Flight of Birds Cecil Roberts First Edition Novel Dustwrapper

Price: £28.99

A first edition of this novel from Cecil Roberts, which tells six interweaving stories from England, Italy, France, Florida, and the Gulf of Mexico.   Cecil Edric Mornington Roberts (18 May 1892 20 December 1976) was...

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1965 A History of Modern Espionage by Allison Ind First Edition
1965 A History of Modern Espionage by Allison Ind First Edition

Price: £29.99

A copy of 'A History of Espionage; the growth and operation of the Secret Sevice in all parts of the world' by Colonel Allison Ind. Includes numerous plates throughout. First Edition.

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1965 A Wrinkle in the Skin
1965 A Wrinkle in the Skin

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this post-apocalyptic science fiction novel. A very smart copy of this uncommon work, known as 'The Ragged Edge' under its U.S imprint. An uncommon novel, which follows...

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1965 Assorted Prose John Updike First Edition Collected Stories
1965 Assorted Prose John Updike First Edition Collected Stories

Price: £69.99

The first collected edition of these critical essays and reviews by John Updike. Including Confessions of a Wild Bore, The Lucid Eye in Silvertown and many more.

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1965 Auberon Waugh Who are the Violets Now Novel Dustwrapper Signed
1965 Auberon Waugh Who are the Violets Now Novel Dustwrapper Signed

Price: £190.00

A signed First Edition of Auberon Waugh's novel, 'Who Are The Violets Now' A first edition copy of Auberon Waugh's novel 'Who are the Violets Now', with inscription from the author. A tragi-comedy,...

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1965 Edward Albee UK First Edition Ballad of the Sad Cafe Adaptation Play Scarce
1965 Edward Albee UK First Edition Ballad of the Sad Cafe Adaptation Play Scarce

Price: £30.00

A scarce UK first edition of this play adaptation of Carson McCullers' novella by Edward Albee.  Edward Albee is an American playwright best known for his play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf  

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1965 Elidor
1965 Elidor

Price: £140.00

The first edition of this fantasy work by Alan Garner, in the original highly decorative dustwrapper. The first edition of the work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. With charming...

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1965 ELLERY QUEEN Fourth Side of the Triangle 1st Ed DW
1965 ELLERY QUEEN Fourth Side of the Triangle 1st Ed DW

Price: £27.99

Nice UK First Edition copy. Ellery Queen is  a pseudonym used by two American cousins from Brooklyn to write detective fiction.  Daniel Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay (1905-1982) and Manford (Emanuel) Lepofsky, alias...

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1965 First U.S Edition The Red and the Green Iris Murdoch Historical
1965 First U.S Edition The Red and the Green Iris Murdoch Historical

Price: £47.00

First U.S Edition of Iris Murdoch's historical novel 'The Red and the Green' 'The Red and the Green' is the ninth novel by prolific author Iris Murdoch, and is set in Dublin during the week...

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1965 John Updike Assorted Prose First Edition Collected Stories
1965 John Updike Assorted Prose First Edition Collected Stories

Price: £49.99

The first collected edition of these critical essays and reviews by John Updike. Including Confessions of a Wild Bore, The Lucid Eye in Silvertown and many more.

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1965 Margaret Forster Georgy Girl Dustwrapper First Edition
1965 Margaret Forster Georgy Girl Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £260.00

This is a first edition of this novel by Margaret Forster.Margaret Forster in an English author famous for many successful novels. She has won awards for both her fiction and non-fiction works.

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1965 My Friends the Mrs Millers Jane Duncan First Edition in Dustwrapper
1965 My Friends the Mrs Millers Jane Duncan First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this semi-autobiographical novel from Jane Duncan. Jane Duncan (10 March 1910 20 October 1976) was the pseudonym of Scottish writer Elizabeth Jane Cameron, best known for her My Friends series. She also wrote...

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1965 Odds Against
1965 Odds Against

Price: £340.00

A fine, first edition copy of this early novel by award winning novelist, Dick Francis. With the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'Odds Against' is the fifth novel by Dick Francis and it features...

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1965 Paul-Marc Henry Poodlestan Poodle's Eye View of History Illus P Ustinov
1965 Paul-Marc Henry Poodlestan Poodle's Eye View of History Illus P Ustinov

Price: £40.00

An uncommon copy of of Paul-Marc Henry's Poodlestan.With 21 plates by Peter Ustinov.Bte Noire, a black Miniature poodle who was born and bred in Paris, describes the history and ascension of poodles to her owner Henry.

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1965 Pole Reaction Jean Bruce Scarce First Edition Thriller
1965 Pole Reaction Jean Bruce Scarce First Edition Thriller

Price: £33.99

This is a scarce first edition of this spy thriller by French writer Jean Bruce.Jean Bruce is best known for his series of the adventures of secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, of which many novels were adapted for the screen...

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1965 Second Thoughts More Studies in Literature Ridley First Edition
1965 Second Thoughts More Studies in Literature Ridley First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this collection of literary essays. Including a study of John Buchan as a 'misrated author', an exploration of the works of John Webster, and others.

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1965 Spectrum 4 Science Fiction Anthology First US Edition Dustwrapper
1965 Spectrum 4 Science Fiction Anthology First US Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

The first US edition of this collection of science fiction writings. Stated first American edition on the edition page. Spectrum IV is the fourth in a five volume series of anthologies, each...

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1965 Star Over Bethlehem Agatha Christie Mallowan Christmas First
1965 Star Over Bethlehem Agatha Christie Mallowan Christmas First

Price: £55.00

A collection of short stories by Agatha Christie Mallowan. These tales are a collection of stories and poems that celebrate Christmas. Held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Usually...

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1965 The Case of the Singing Skirt Perry Mason Erle Stanley Gardner First
1965 The Case of the Singing Skirt Perry Mason Erle Stanley Gardner First

Price: £36.99

A first edition of this Perry Mason by Erle Stanley Gardner. In The Case of the Singing Skirt, Mason's client is framed for theft and fired because of her refusal to assist in cheating a casino patron. Then she is accused of murder,...

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1965 The Red and The Green
1965 The Red and The Green

Price: £60.00

A very smart first edition of this historical novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This is Murdoch's ninth novel and is set in the politically charged time leading up to the Easter Rising of...

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1965 The Red and The Green Iris Murdoch First Edition Dustwrapper
1965 The Red and The Green Iris Murdoch First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This is Murdoch's ninth novel and is set in the politically charged time leading up to the Easter Rising of 1916. It is Murdoch's...

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1965 The Rosy Crucifixion
1965 The Rosy Crucifixion

Price: £120.00

The first US edition of Henry Miller's previously banned autobiographical trilogy about his life in Brooklyn in the 1920s. The first US edition of this work, first impressions. In the original...

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1965 The Smell of Fear Raymond Chandler Fourteen Short Stories First Edition
1965 The Smell of Fear Raymond Chandler Fourteen Short Stories First Edition

Price: £395.00

The first edition of this collection of short stories from Raymond Chandler. Including Nevada Gas, Pick-Up on Noon Street, Red Wind and much more.

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1965 Vendetta for The Saint Leslie Charteris Mystery Novel in Dustwrapper
1965 Vendetta for The Saint Leslie Charteris Mystery Novel in Dustwrapper

Price: £14.00

The first Book Club edition of this Leslie Charteris novel, featuring his popular character, The Saint. The novel is credited to Leslie Charteris, who created the Saint in 1928, but the book was actually authored by Harry Harrison,...

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1966 Edna O'Brien Casualties of Peace Ireland Fiction Romance First Edition
1966 Edna O'Brien Casualties of Peace Ireland Fiction Romance First Edition

Price: £38.00

A novel by acclaimed Irish writer, Edna O'BrienO'Brien's first novel, Country Girls was banned and publicly burned in Ireland during a particularly repressive period after the Second World War. She has influenced a generation...

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1966 First U.S Edition The Time of Angels Iris Murdoch
1966 First U.S Edition The Time of Angels Iris Murdoch

Price: £60.00

A First U.S Edition of Murdoch's philosophical novel 'The Time of Angels' with dustwrapper First thus, First U.S Edition of Murdoch's 'The Time of the Angels'. 'The Time for Angels' is an...

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1966 Flying Finish
1966 Flying Finish

Price: £250.00

A first US edition of celebrated jockey and author Dick Francis' novel. This first US edition of celebrated author Dick Francis' novel 'Flying Finish' was nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award...

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1966 Gascoyne
1966 Gascoyne

Price: £75.00

The first edition of this dark and thrilling work about the protagonist, Gascoyne, written by Stanley Crawford. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. In the...

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1966 Goodbye A Novel by William Sansom First Edition in Dustwrapper
1966 Goodbye A Novel by William Sansom First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

A smart first edition of this novel by William Sansom. Dustjacket designed by Sally Egan. William Sansom  (18 January 1912 20 April 1976) was a British novelist, travel and short story writer known for his highly descriptive...

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1966 History of My Life First Edition Giacomo Casanova Illustrated Slipcase
1966 History of My Life First Edition Giacomo Casanova Illustrated Slipcase

Price: £52.00

A first edition of Volumes I and II  (bound together in one volume) of this work by Giacomo Casanova, translated from the original French by Willard R. Trask. Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) was an Italian adventurer and...

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1966 Iris Murdoch The Time of the Angels First Ed Philosophical Novel Signed
1966 Iris Murdoch The Time of the Angels First Ed Philosophical Novel Signed

Price: £220.00

The first edition of this philosophical novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. 'The Time of the Angels' is Murdoch's tenth novel. It centres on an eccentric Anglican priest, Carel Fisher, who...

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1966 Lionel Davidson A Long Way to Shiloh Mystery Thriller First Edition
1966 Lionel Davidson A Long Way to Shiloh Mystery Thriller First Edition

Price: £54.99

A first edition of this thriller novel from Lionel Davidson. The book won the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger Award.

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1966 Philip McCutchan The Dead Line First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
1966 Philip McCutchan The Dead Line First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A Commander Shaw novel by adventure writer Philip McCutchan, in original unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. McCutchan was also the author of Sladd's Evil, Leave the Dead Behind Us and Whistle and I'll Come. With Foyle's bookseller's...

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1966 Shamelady by James Mayo First Edition with Dustwrapper
1966 Shamelady by James Mayo First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

A first edition thriller following secret agent Charles Hood in his third novel. First edition with unclipped dustwrapper James Mayo is also the author of 'Hammerhead' and 'Let Sleeping Girls Lie'.

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1966 Starchild
1966 Starchild

Price: £48.00

An excellent first UK edition of Frederik Pohl and Jack Williamson's uncommonly found science fiction novel. This first UK edition of acclaimed science fiction authors Frederik Pohl and Jack...

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1966 The Anti-Death League First Edition Kingsley Amis Signed Military
1966 The Anti-Death League First Edition Kingsley Amis Signed Military

Price: £275.00

A signed first edition of this novel by Kingsley Amis. With a tipped in signature of the author to the title page. The first edition of this work. Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1966 The Comedians
1966 The Comedians

Price: £75.00

A very smart, first edition copy of this politically fuelled novel by leading 20th century novelist, Graham Greene. With the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'The Comedians' is set in Haiti...

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1966 The Jago Secret Ann Shead First Edition Dustwrapper Novel
1966 The Jago Secret Ann Shead First Edition Dustwrapper Novel

Price: £60.00

A novel by Ann Shead.The first edition of this work.With original unclipped dustwrapper.This novel follows Mark Jago who brought his children Harriet and Richard to England to find the Cornish farm his ancestor lived. The locals...

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1966 The Mightier Sword Ursula Bloom First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper
1966 The Mightier Sword Ursula Bloom First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £55.00

An autobiographical work by Ursula Bloom.First edition.Held in original dustwrapper, which is price-clipped.Scarce in such good

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1966 The Old Glory
1966 The Old Glory

Price: £70.00

A fine, first edition copy of this play by American author and poet, Robert Lowell. With the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'The Old Glory' comprises of three pieces which were to be performed...

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1966 The Time of the Angels Iris Murdoch First Ed Philosophical Novel
1966 The Time of the Angels Iris Murdoch First Ed Philosophical Novel

Price: £28.00

The first edition of this philosophical novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. 'The Time of the Angels' is Murdoch's tenth novel. It centres on an eccentric Anglican priest, Carel Fisher, who...

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1966 The Ulcerated Milkman William Sansom Novel First Edition in Dustwrapper
1966 The Ulcerated Milkman William Sansom Novel First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this collection of linked short stories by William Sansom. William Sansom (18 January 1912 20 April 1976) was a British novelist, travel and short story writer known for his highly descriptive prose style. ...

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1966 To the End of the World
1966 To the End of the World

Price: £60.00

The first edition of Blaise Cendrar's final novel, about the Parisian criminal underworld. From the library of Angela Carter. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1966 Totempole S Friedman First Edition Sanford Friedman Army Love Affair Korean
1966 Totempole S Friedman First Edition Sanford Friedman Army Love Affair Korean

Price: £38.00

Sanford Friedman's first novel.Totempole features a love affair between its protagonist, Stephen Wolfe and a North Korean doctor prisoner of war. It is thought that the character of Wolfe is the first in a novel of American fiction to...

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1967 1st Edition Spy in the Vodka First Edition Espionage Novel Ross Thomas
1967 1st Edition Spy in the Vodka First Edition Espionage Novel Ross Thomas

Price: £19.99

The first UK edition of this spy thriller from Ross Thomas. Thomas is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics.

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1967 Blood Sport
1967 Blood Sport

Price: £140.00

A first US edition of celebrated jockey and author Dick Francis' novel. This first US edition of celebrated author Dick Francis' novel 'Blood Sport' was nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award...

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1967 Case Fear Makers NEWTON CHANCE Lymington 1ST crime
1967 Case Fear Makers NEWTON CHANCE Lymington 1ST crime

Price: £24.99

Publisher's cloth covered boards with silver lettering. A first edition which is complete with the original pictorial dust jacket. John Lymington (1911-1983) was born John Richard Newton Chance in London. He was a prolific writer...

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1967 Dennis Wheatley Unholy Crusade War Mexico Crusade
1967 Dennis Wheatley Unholy Crusade War Mexico Crusade

Price: £220.00

A hardback signed presentation copy of Unholy Crusade. Inscribed by the author: 'For D. Denham, With kindest remembrances from Dennis Wheatley'.A first edition.  

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1967 First Edition I, Lucifer Peter O'Donnell Modesty Blaise
1967 First Edition I, Lucifer Peter O'Donnell Modesty Blaise

Price: £90.00

From Peter O'Donnell's Modesty Blaise series, a first edition of 'I, Lucifer'. An action packed adventure, in this novel, the third of O'Donnell's to feature the character Modesty Blaise. The...

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1967 Keziah Dane
1967 Keziah Dane

Price: £500.00

A signed first edition of Sue Grafton's moving and engrossing novel about a poverty-struck widow, 'Keziah Dane'. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the title page. In...

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1967 LITERARY ANECDOTES 18th Century NICHOLS 1st
1967 LITERARY ANECDOTES 18th Century NICHOLS 1st

Price: £29.99

This is the first edition in green hardback with gilt lettering to spine in original coloured dust jacket.  Illustrated with portrait frontispiece of the author.

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1967 Public Parts and Private Places
1967 Public Parts and Private Places

Price: £78.00

The first edition of this novel set in an old house in England, written by Robin Cook. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. An interesting novel following...

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1967 Ross Thomas The Seersucker Whipsaw Dustwrapper First Edition
1967 Ross Thomas The Seersucker Whipsaw Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £200.00

A first edition of Ross Thomas' The Seersucker Whipsaw.Best known for his thrillers, Thomas often delves into the workings of professional politics and exposes them with wit and drama.

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1967 Ted Hughes First Edition Wodwo Poetry Short Stories Dustwrapper
1967 Ted Hughes First Edition Wodwo Poetry Short Stories Dustwrapper

Price: £125.00

A first edition of this poetry and short story collection by Ted Hughes. Wodwo also includes the play 'The Wound'. 'The verse and the prose are intended to be read together, as parts of a single work'. (from flyleaf)

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1967 The Cyclone
1967 The Cyclone

Price: £50.00

The first UK edition of Miguel Angel Asturias's influential novel about people living on a banana plantation, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first UK edition of this work. In the...

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1967 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C Clarke Short Stories First Ed Dustwrapper
1967 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C Clarke Short Stories First Ed Dustwrapper

Price: £440.00

The first collected edition of these science fiction stories by noted author Arthur C. Clarke. Includes twenty five of Clarke's short stories, including 'I Remember Babylon' and 'Summertime...

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1967 The Origin of the Brunists
1967 The Origin of the Brunists

Price: £68.00

The first UK edition of Robert Coover's popular debut novel, looking at the aftermath of a horrible mining disaster. The first UK edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1967 The Python Project Victor Canning First Edition Mystery Novel
1967 The Python Project Victor Canning First Edition Mystery Novel

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this mystery novel by Victor Canning, forming part of his Rex Carver books. This is the third of the Rex Carver books, the longest and much the best of the series. As in all four books, the plot involves a hectic...

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1967 The Saint's Choice Leslie Charteris First Edition in Dustwrapper
1967 The Saint's Choice Leslie Charteris First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £80.00

The first collected edition of these stories from The Saint's Magazine.The stories contained are mystery novels submitted to the magazine by numerous authors, including John Dickson Carr, William Faulkner, Leslie Charteris and many...

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1967 Waldo Paul Theroux First UK Edition in Dustwrapper Novel
1967 Waldo Paul Theroux First UK Edition in Dustwrapper Novel

Price: £135.00

The first UK edition of this, 'Intensely funny and shocking first novel' from Paul Theroux. Paul Edward Theroux (born April 10, 1941) is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best known work of travel writing is perhaps...

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1967 Warren Hunting Smith Horace Walpole Writer Politician Illustrated First
1967 Warren Hunting Smith Horace Walpole Writer Politician Illustrated First

Price: £44.00

A handsome first edition of Warren Hunting Smith's Horace Walpole.With 5 plates.To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Horace Walpole, the famous art historian, politician, and social commentator.

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1967-1975 3Vols Anthony Powell Dance to the Music of Time First Editions
1967-1975 3Vols Anthony Powell Dance to the Music of Time First Editions

Price: £225.00

A three volume set of Anthony Powell first editions (the earliest volume being a reprinted first edition thus).Including  Afternoon Men, Temporary Kings and Hearing Secret Harmonies, the former of which acts as a precursory story...

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1968 1st Cast A Yellow Shadow Ross Thomas First Edition Padillo
1968 1st Cast A Yellow Shadow Ross Thomas First Edition Padillo

Price: £39.99

A copy of the first UK edition of this sequel to Ross Thomas' acclaimed novel, The Cold War Swap. Thomas is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics.

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1968 1st Robert Stone A Hall of Mirrors First Edition in Dustwrapper
1968 1st Robert Stone A Hall of Mirrors First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £160.00

The first edition of the first novel from Robert Stone, which went on to win the William Faulkner Foundation Award and many others. His best known work is characterized by action-tinged adventures, political concerns and dark...

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1968 1st Ross Thomas Cast A Yellow Shadow First Edition Padillo and McCorkle
1968 1st Ross Thomas Cast A Yellow Shadow First Edition Padillo and McCorkle

Price: £29.99

The first UK edition of this sequel to Ross Thomas' acclaimed novel The Cold War Swap. Thomas is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics.

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1968 A Hall of Mirrors Robert Stone First Edition in Dustwrapper
1968 A Hall of Mirrors Robert Stone First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £280.00

A first edition of the first novel from Robert Stone, which went on to win the William Faulkner Foundation Award and many others. His best known work is characterized by action-tinged adventures, political concerns and dark humor....

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1968 A Stronger Climate Nine Stories R Prawer Jhabvala Signed First Edition
1968 A Stronger Climate Nine Stories R Prawer Jhabvala Signed First Edition

Price: £68.00

A short story collection by R Prawer Jhabvala.First edition.Signed by the author to the title page.Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was a German-born British and American Booker prize winning novelist. This work is a collection of nine stories...

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1968 A Wizard of Earthsea
1968 A Wizard of Earthsea

Price: £1,100.00

A signed first edition, first impression of this immensely influential and popular children's fantasy novel, written by Ursula K. Le Guin, illustrated by Ruth Robbins. The first edition, first...

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1968 A Wizard of Earthsea
1968 A Wizard of Earthsea

Price: £750.00

A signed first edition, third impression, of Ursula K. Le Guin's influential fantasy children's novel, set in the fictional Earthsea. Illustated. The first edition, third impression of this...

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1968 Alistair Maclean Force 10 From Navarone First Edition Dustwrapper WWII
1968 Alistair Maclean Force 10 From Navarone First Edition Dustwrapper WWII

Price: £75.00

A first edition of this World War II novel by Alistair Maclean. Force 10 from Navarone is the sequel to Maclean's 1957 The Guns of Navarone, following the secret missions of British Agents in...

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1968 Cast A Yellow Shadow Ross Thomas First Edition Padillo
1968 Cast A Yellow Shadow Ross Thomas First Edition Padillo

Price: £39.99

The first UK edition of this sequel to Ross Thomas' acclaimed novel The Cold War Swap. Thomas is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics.

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1968 Christmas William Sansom First Edition in Dustwrapper Colour Illustrations
1968 Christmas William Sansom First Edition in Dustwrapper Colour Illustrations

Price: £21.99

A first edition of this study of the history of Christmas traditions by William Sansom. Illustrated throughout with numerous coloured illustrations. Including chapters on A Christmas Carol, Hogmany, gift-giving and Christmas food. ...

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1968 Colonel Sun Robert Markham Kingsley Amis Pseudonym First Ed James Bond
1968 Colonel Sun Robert Markham Kingsley Amis Pseudonym First Ed James Bond

Price: £140.00

The first edition of this continuation novel following Ian Fleming's much loved Bond series. Written by Kingsley Amis under the name Robert Markham. This is the first James Bond continuation...

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1968 Debut Novel A Hall of Mirrors Robert Stone First Edition in Dustwrapper
1968 Debut Novel A Hall of Mirrors Robert Stone First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £120.00

The first novel from Robert Stone, which went on to win the William Faulkner Foundation Award and many others. First edition. His best known work is characterized by action-tinged adventures, political concerns and dark humor....

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1968 First Edition Cast A Yellow Shadow Ross Thomas Crime Thriller
1968 First Edition Cast A Yellow Shadow Ross Thomas Crime Thriller

Price: £19.99

The first UK edition of this sequel to Ross Thomas' acclaimed novel The Cold War Swap. Thomas is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics.

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1968 Inscape Mollie Selby Scarce Poetry First Edition Signed
1968 Inscape Mollie Selby Scarce Poetry First Edition Signed

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of this collection of poetry from Mollie Selby.Inscribed by the author, 'With gratitude and affection', to the front free-endpaper. 

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1968 Iris Murdoch The Nice and the Good First U.S Edition
1968 Iris Murdoch The Nice and the Good First U.S Edition

Price: £45.00

A First U.S Edition of Murdoch's novel 'The Nice and the Good'. Murdoch's eleventh novel 'The Nice and the Good', combines elements of both thriller and romantic comedy. Shortlisted for the...

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1968 Lawrence Durrell Tunc A Novel Felix Charlock Revold of Aphrodite Dystopic
1968 Lawrence Durrell Tunc A Novel Felix Charlock Revold of Aphrodite Dystopic

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this novel by Lawrence Durrell.The first in a two part series which follows genius inventor Felix Charlock and his dealings with a mysterious and controlling company known as Merlin. The series, known as The Revolt...

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1968 Philip E High Twin Planets 1st Ed Science Fiction Planets Space War Aliens
1968 Philip E High Twin Planets 1st Ed Science Fiction Planets Space War Aliens

Price: £35.00

A hardback copy of Philip E. High's science fiction novel, Twin Planets. When aliens look set to wage war on Earth and its twin, Terra, a set of twins must strive to save their homes. A first edition.

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1968 Ross Thomas Cast A Yellow Shadow First Edition Padillo and McCorkle
1968 Ross Thomas Cast A Yellow Shadow First Edition Padillo and McCorkle

Price: £22.99

The first UK edition of this sequel to Ross Thomas' acclaimed novel The Cold War Swap. Thomas is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics.

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1968 SIGNED Robert Stone A Hall of Mirrors First Edition in Dustwrapper
1968 SIGNED Robert Stone A Hall of Mirrors First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £475.00

A first edition of the first novel from Robert Stone, which went on to win the William Faulkner Foundation Award and many others. Signed by the author to the title page.  His best known work is characterized by action-tinged...

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1968 Take One Toad Ronald Searle First Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper
1968 Take One Toad Ronald Searle First Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A collection of humorous drawings of ancient remedies by popular artist, Ronald Searle. This book of ancient remedies, magic and folklore by Ronald Searle. Ronald Searle was a British artist...

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1968 The Loving Cup
1968 The Loving Cup

Price: £35.00

A signed first edition of Allan Prior's fascinating novel 'The Loving Cup', held in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. Signed by the author to the recto to the front endpaper, 'For ......

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1968 The Nice and The Good
1968 The Nice and The Good

Price: £70.00

A very smart first edition copy of this novel by Iris Murdoch. 'The Nice and The Good' was Iris Murdoch's eleventh novel. It was also shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1969. In terms of genre,...

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1968 The Nice and the Good by Iris Murdoch First Edition
1968 The Nice and the Good by Iris Murdoch First Edition

Price: £64.99

A copy of 'The Nice and the Good' by Iris Murdoch. Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (July 1919 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil,...

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1968 The Seersucker Whipsaw Ross Thomas First UK Edition
1968 The Seersucker Whipsaw Ross Thomas First UK Edition

Price: £120.00

The scarce first UK edition of Ross Thomas' The Seersucker Whipsaw. This was Thomas' third work, following The Cold War Swap and Cast A Yellow Shadown.

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1968 The Way to Minack Derek Tangye First Edition in Dustwapper Autobiography
1968 The Way to Minack Derek Tangye First Edition in Dustwapper Autobiography

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this autobiographical work by Derek Tangye. Derek Tangye (19121996) was a well-known author who lived in Cornwall for nearly fifty years. He wrote 19 books which became known as 'The Minack Chronicles' - they...

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1969 All Things Nice
1969 All Things Nice

Price: £68.00

A signed first edition of Rachel Billington's debut novel, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the front endpaper. In the original...

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1969 As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
1969 As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Price: £125.00

A fine, first edition copy of this sequel to Laurie Lee's famous novel 'Cider With Rosie'. 'As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning' details Lee's life in post war Gloucestershire. With the original...

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1969 Bruno's Dream
1969 Bruno's Dream

Price: £47.00

A very smart copy of this novel by noted author, Iris Murdoch. Murdoch's twelfth novel, 'Bruno's Dream' was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1970. With the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1969 Bruno's Dream First U.S Edition Iris Murdoch
1969 Bruno's Dream First U.S Edition Iris Murdoch

Price: £33.00

The first U.S edition of this novel by Iris Murdoch. In the original quarter cloth binding and held in original unclipped dustwrapper. This was Iris Murdoch's twelfth novel. It tells the...

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1969 Door Into The Dark First Edition First Issue Seamus Heaney Dustwrapper
1969 Door Into The Dark First Edition First Issue Seamus Heaney Dustwrapper

Price: £275.00

A poetry collection by Seamus Heaney.First edition, first impression.With original unclipped dustwrapper.Door Into The Dark contains a range of poems by Heaney including 'Requiem for the Croppies', 'Thatcher' and 'The Wife's Tale'....

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1969 Doris Lessing The Four-Gated City Dustwrapper First Edition
1969 Doris Lessing The Four-Gated City Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £30.00

A first edition of Doris Lessing's The Four-Gated City.Book five of the Children of Violence series, here Lessing describes a politically controversial dystopia.

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1969 East of Desolation
1969 East of Desolation

Price: £30.00

The first US edition of Jack Higgins' novel about a man who is trying to unsuccessful forget about the failures in this life. The first US edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper.Ex...

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1969 Enquiry Dick Francis First Edition Dustwrapper Novel
1969 Enquiry Dick Francis First Edition Dustwrapper Novel

Price: £49.99

The first edition of this Dick Francis novel featuring the steeplechase rider, Kelly Hughes. All his novels deal with crime in the horse-racing world, some of the criminals being outwardly respectable figures. The stories are narrated...

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1969 Eva Trout Elizabeth Bowen First UK Edition Changing Scenes Final Novel
1969 Eva Trout Elizabeth Bowen First UK Edition Changing Scenes Final Novel

Price: £35.00

A shortlisted candidate for the 1970 Booker Prize.Eva Trout was Elizabeth Bowen's final novel and regards an eponymous heroine who is raised by nurses, nannies and her governess. When her father commits suicide she inherits a large...

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1969 First Edition A Taste for Death Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell
1969 First Edition A Taste for Death Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell

Price: £160.00

A first edition copy of Peter O'Donnell's 'A Taste For Death', part of the Modesty Blaise series. The fourth novel to feature, O'Donnell's heroine, Modest Blaise. Featuring the return of the...

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1969 In the Hour Before Midnight
1969 In the Hour Before Midnight

Price: £190.00

The first US edition of Jack Higgins' novel about a man escaping a life of violence, only to fall in with another group of violent people. The first US edition of this work. In the original...

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1969 Kingsley Amis First Edition The Green Man Ghost Story Thriller
1969 Kingsley Amis First Edition The Green Man Ghost Story Thriller

Price: £99.99

The first edition of this spooky Kingsley Amis novel. A Times Literary Supplement reviewer described The Green Man as "three genres of novel in one: ghost story, moral fable, and comic novel. The novel reflects Amis's willingness...

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1969 Margaret Forster Miss Owen-Owen is at Home Dustwrapper First Edition
1969 Margaret Forster Miss Owen-Owen is at Home Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £82.00

This is a first edition of this novel by Margaret Forster.Margaret Forster in an English author famous for many successful novels. She has won awards for both her fiction and non-fiction works.

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1969 Mirror Image
1969 Mirror Image

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this novel by Ann Prior. This was her second book. Ann Prior's debut book was 'The Sky Cage' and this novel, 'Mirror Image' followed. It is a continuation of the first novel...

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1969 Philip McCutchan The Bright Red Businessmen First In Unclipped Dustwrapper
1969 Philip McCutchan The Bright Red Businessmen First In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £36.99

The Bright Red Businessmen is Philip McCutchan's twenty-first adult novel and the tenth of the Commander Shaw Series, filled with excitement and tension. In unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Philip McCutchan (born 1920) is...

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1969 Ross Thomas The Singapore Wink First Edition Dustwrapper Spy Story
1969 Ross Thomas The Singapore Wink First Edition Dustwrapper Spy Story

Price: £115.00

The first UK edition of this thrilling Ross Thomas espionage novel. 'Ross Thomas is unique. His novels of intrigue and adventure have inspired reviewers to compare him with Len Deighton, John le Carre and Noel Behn.'

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1969 The Boys in the Band
1969 The Boys in the Band

Price: £75.00

The first edition of Mart Crowley's popular play about nine people who are gathered at a birthday party in New York. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. ...

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1969 The French Lieutenant's Woman John Fowles First Edition in Dustwrapper
1969 The French Lieutenant's Woman John Fowles First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this classical John Fowles novel set in Victorian London. The novel explores the fraught relationship of a gentleman and amateur naturalist, Charles Smithson, and the former governess and independent woman,...

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