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1986 The Doom of Damocles Gabriel Garcia Marquez First Edition
1986 The Doom of Damocles Gabriel Garcia Marquez First Edition

Price: £150.00

The first English edition of this Gabriel Garcia Marquez speech. In English and Spanish. Limited to 3,000 copies. Gabriel Jos de la Concordia Garca Mrquez  is a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist,...

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1986 The Golden Gate Vikram Seth First Edition Novel in Verse Onegin Stanzas
1986 The Golden Gate Vikram Seth First Edition Novel in Verse Onegin Stanzas

Price: £65.00

The first novel by Vikram Seth.Seth is a poet and novelist. Several of his poetry collections are regarded as notable contributions to the Indian English language poetry canon.'The Golden Gate' is Vikram Seth's first novel. It is a...

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1986 The Old Devils Uncorrected US Proof Copy Booker Prize
1986 The Old Devils Uncorrected US Proof Copy Booker Prize

Price: £19.00

An uncorrected proof copy of this Booker Prize winning novel by Kingsley Amis. First published in the UK earlier the same year. Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher....

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1986 The Raven in The Foregate Ellis Peters First Edition Signed Cadfael Novel
1986 The Raven in The Foregate Ellis Peters First Edition Signed Cadfael Novel

Price: £215.00

A Cadfael novel by Ellis Peters.First edition with original unclipped dustwrapper.Signed by the author with an inscription to the title page 'For Jackie, With Best Wishes, Ellis Peters.'The Raven in the Foregate is a medieval detective-mystery...

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1986 The Rose Rent Cadfael First Edition Thirteenth Book Ellis Peters Medieval
1986 The Rose Rent Cadfael First Edition Thirteenth Book Ellis Peters Medieval

Price: £68.00

Another fine medieval mystery novel from Ellis Peters.First edition. Written as a part of the 'Cadfael' series, this novel is the thirteenth of that series.The plot follows a young monk who is murdered next to a white rose bush at...

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1986 The Secret of Annexe 3 Signed First Edition Colin Dexter Review Copy
1986 The Secret of Annexe 3 Signed First Edition Colin Dexter Review Copy

Price: £950.00

The first edition of this detective fiction novel from the popular 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. Signed by the author. This is the seventh novel in the Morse series and begins following...

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1986 The Shadow in The Plate First Edition Philip Pullman Sally Lockhart Series
1986 The Shadow in The Plate First Edition Philip Pullman Sally Lockhart Series

Price: £130.00

A novel from the Sally Lockhart series.This book is set in 1878, six years after The Ruby in the Smoke.First Edition. The Shadow in the Plate is the original name for this publication. It was then later changed to The Shadow in the...

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1986 The Shadow in the Plate Philip Pullman Sally Lockhart First Edition
1986 The Shadow in the Plate Philip Pullman Sally Lockhart First Edition

Price: £125.00

A first edition of this novel by Philip Pullman.The second in the Sally Lockhart series of novels. Philip Pullman is an English writer and author of several best selling books, best known for his fantasy trilogy HIs Dark Materials....

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1986 The Steal Brian Freemantle expose cold war espionage non-fiction
1986 The Steal Brian Freemantle expose cold war espionage non-fiction

Price: £37.99

A shocking and fascinating expos on the dirty money 'earned' in the espionsage game at the height of the cold war, by the former Foreign Editor of the Daily Mail.'Brian Fremantle has travelled the world and worked alonside the...

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1987 Bernard Cornwell Redcoat First Edition Historical Novel Dustwrapper War
1987 Bernard Cornwell Redcoat First Edition Historical Novel Dustwrapper War

Price: £65.00

A first edition historical novel by Bernard CornwellBernard Cornwell, OBE is an English author of historical novels. He is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe which were adapted into a...

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1987 Cornelia Bonsack The Parody Murder Case Signed First With Dustwrapper
1987 Cornelia Bonsack The Parody Murder Case Signed First With Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A signed copy of The Parody Murder Case by Cornelia Bonsack with ink inscription to front free endpaper dated 1990. First edition in dustwrapper. A comic mystery novel surrounding the discovery of the frozen three-hundred pound body...

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1987 D Is For Deadbeat
1987 D Is For Deadbeat

Price: £200.00

An excellent first UK edition of Sue Grafton's fourth novel in her celebrated 'alphabet series'. This first UK edition of celebrated crime and mystery author Sue Grafton's novel 'D Is For Deadbeat'...

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1987 Death of a Dormouse
1987 Death of a Dormouse

Price: £70.00

The first edition of Reginald Hill's suspenseful thriller detective novel, 'Death of a Dormouse'. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'Death of a Dormouse'...

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1987 Ellis Peters The Hermit of Eyton Forest A Medieval Whodunnit First Edition
1987 Ellis Peters The Hermit of Eyton Forest A Medieval Whodunnit First Edition

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this novel by Ellis Peters.The fourteenth tale in the Brother Cadfael series, following the crime solving techniques of Welsh Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael in the first half of the 12th century.

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1987 Ellis Peters The Hermit of Eyton Forest Cadfael First Edition Dustwrapper
1987 Ellis Peters The Hermit of Eyton Forest Cadfael First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

The first UK edition of this monastic medieval mystery from Edith Pargeter. Brother Cadfael is the fictional main character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter...

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1987 Iris Murdoch The Book and The Brotherhood First Edition Dustwrapper
1987 Iris Murdoch The Book and The Brotherhood First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This novel is Murdoch's twenty-third. It is considered to be one of her best works and concerns a group of close friends living...

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1987 Iris Murdoch The Book and the Brotherhood First Edition with Dustwrapper
1987 Iris Murdoch The Book and the Brotherhood First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £44.00

A first edition copy of Iris Murdoch's The Book and the Brotherhood. In an attractive dustwrapper designed by Tom Phillips.The novel follows a group of friends from their days at Oxford through middle age, focusing on their...

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1987 Iris Murdoch The Book and the Brotherhood Signed First Edition Second Imp
1987 Iris Murdoch The Book and the Brotherhood Signed First Edition Second Imp

Price: £95.00

A first edition copy of Iris Murdoch's The Book and the Brotherhood.This is the second impression stated once the book had been shortlisted.With a Sunday Times 1987 Booker Prize Shortlist bookplate to the front free-endpaper which...

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1987 KING OF KETU First Edition by OLINTO D/J
1987 KING OF KETU First Edition by OLINTO D/J

Price: £24.99

First UK Edition. Second of the novels of Antonio Olinto's Africa Trilogy. Freed slaves from Brazil return to the West Coast of Africa, and the trilogy follows the fortunes of thier descendents.

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1987 Raven's Wing First Edition Joyce Carol Oates Anthology Stories Prizewinning
1987 Raven's Wing First Edition Joyce Carol Oates Anthology Stories Prizewinning

Price: £22.00

An anthology of stories by Joyce Carol Oates.First edition.Held in original unclipped dustwrapper.This collection of stories contains many prizewinning pieces. They are all deeply disturbing visions of the everyday. Oates deals with...

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1987 Simon Blow Broken Blood Rise and Fall of Tennant Family First Illustrated
1987 Simon Blow Broken Blood Rise and Fall of Tennant Family First Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A handsome first edition of Simon Blow's Broken Blood.With 16 photographic plates.A direct descendant to the Tennant family, Blow charts the rise of the family by making a fortune in 1800, to the close of their business in...

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1987 Sunday Whiteman
1987 Sunday Whiteman

Price: £34.00

A beautiful, first edition copy of Lindsay Clarke's first novel, 'Sunday Whiteman'. Clarke was an award winning author, winning the Whitbread Prize in 1989 for his second novel 'The Chymical Wedding'. ...

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1987 Tama Janowitz A Cannibal in Manhattan First Edition Satirical America
1987 Tama Janowitz A Cannibal in Manhattan First Edition Satirical America

Price: £60.00

Tama Janowitz's satirical take on Voltaire's Candide. A cannibal from a foreign island is dragged away from his home and into Manhattan, only to find he's the toast of society. A first edition.

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1987 The Accidental Woman
1987 The Accidental Woman

Price: £180.00

A smart first edition of Jonathan Coe's novel about a young woman who seems to stumble through life, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped...

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1987 The Beet Queen Louise Erdrich First Edition in Dustwrapper
1987 The Beet Queen Louise Erdrich First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

The first edition of Louise Erdrich's sequel to Love Medicine. Love Medicine won the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award. It has also been featured on the National Advanced Placement Test for Literature. Erdrich followed Love...

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1987 The Book and The Brotherhood
1987 The Book and The Brotherhood

Price: £38.00

A very bright, first edition copy of this novel by Iris Murdoch. This novel is Murdoch's twenty-third. It is considered to be one of her best works and concerns a group of close friends living...

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1987 The Book and The Brotherhood
1987 The Book and The Brotherhood

Price: £40.00

A very bright, first edition copy of this novel by Iris Murdoch. This novel is Murdoch's twenty-third. It is considered to be one of her best works and concerns a group of close friends living...

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1987 The Book and The Brotherhood Iris Murdoch First Edition Dustwrapper
1987 The Book and The Brotherhood Iris Murdoch First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

The first edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. This novel is Murdoch's twenty-third. It is considered to be one of her best works and concerns a group of close friends living...

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1987 The Commitments
1987 The Commitments

Price: £490.00

An excellent signed, first edition of Booker Prize winning author Roddy Doyle's debut novel. This signed, first edition of acclaimed Irish novelist and dramatist Roddy Doyle's debut novel 'The...

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1987 The Hermit of Eyton Forest Cadfael Ellis Peters First Edition Dustwrapper
1987 The Hermit of Eyton Forest Cadfael Ellis Peters First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

The first UK edition of this monastic medieval mystery from Edith Pargeter. Brother Cadfael is the fictional main character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter...

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1987 The King of Ketu
1987 The King of Ketu

Price: £40.00

A first edition signed presentation copy of Antonio Olinto's follow up to 'The Water House'. This first edition of Antonio Olinto's sequel to his acclaimed novel 'The Water House' is translated...

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1987 The Stalking Horse Jill McGown First Edition Crime Novel in Dustwrapper
1987 The Stalking Horse Jill McGown First Edition Crime Novel in Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this Jill McGown murder mystery novel. 'With her usual insight into human behaviour, Jill McGown has created a novel full of tension and suspense.'

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1987 Weaveworld
1987 Weaveworld

Price: £85.00

A first edition first issue file copy of Clive Barker's dark fantasy novel. This first edition of prominent horror and fantasy icon Clive Barker's 'Weaveworld' is the file copy from June Hall...

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1987 Weaveworld
1987 Weaveworld

Price: £140.00

A scarce, signed, limited edition, first edition of Clive Barker's dark fantasy novel. This first edition of prominent horror and fantasy icon Clive Barker's 'Weaveworld' is numbered 3 of 500...

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1987-2006 15vol DICK FRANCIS Novels FIRST Dust Wrappers
1987-2006 15vol DICK FRANCIS Novels FIRST Dust Wrappers

Price: £360.00

Fifteen clean first editions of Dick Francis' thrillers. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and dustwrappers. All volumes are first editions, except Under Orders, which is a third edition. All dustwrappers...

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1988 1st Richard Powers Prisoner's Dilemma Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 1st Richard Powers Prisoner's Dilemma Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

The first edition of thie second novel from Richard Powers.  It is the story of a dysfunctional family living in DeKalb County, Illinois. The novel explores the impact of history on contemporary life.

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1988 A Fox in the Night Roy Hart First Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 A Fox in the Night Roy Hart First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this crime novel by Roy Hart. "When Hannah Blezzard's waterlogged body is washed upriver on the morning tide, Superintendent Roper is inclined to agree with Phil Butcher. It looks like murder, feels like murder....

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1988 ANITA BROOKNER Latecomers 1st Ed. DW Hartmann
1988 ANITA BROOKNER Latecomers 1st Ed. DW Hartmann

Price: £22.99

Anita Brookner (1928-) published her first novel, A Start In Life, in 1981 at the age of 53. Since then she has published approximately a novel every year. Her fourth book, Hotel du Lac, published in 1984, won the Booker Prize. Latecomers...

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1988 Bruce Chatwin Utz First Edition Dustwrapper Cold War Prisoner
1988 Bruce Chatwin Utz First Edition Dustwrapper Cold War Prisoner

Price: £34.00

A first edition of Chatwin's fifth novel, Utz.Kaspar Utz travels out of the eastern bloc during the Cold War in order to collect Meissen porcelain. A dilemma ensues when he learns he cannot take his collection out of the...

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1988 Carl Hiaasen Double Whammy First UK Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 Carl Hiaasen Double Whammy First UK Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

The first UK edition of this crime mystery from Carl Hiaasen.  The protagonist, a private investigator, is hired to expose a celebrity bass fisherman as a cheat and is drawn into a frame-up for murder. The book introduced...

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1988 Chipped A Peter Marklin Mystery First Edition Neville Steed Crime Fiction
1988 Chipped A Peter Marklin Mystery First Edition Neville Steed Crime Fiction

Price: £65.00

A thriller novel by Neville Steed. This is the third novel featuring Steed's character Peter Marklin. This work is set against the intriguing background of an antique toy shop in rural Dorset. It is here that Marklin finds himself...

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1988 Daughters of the Storm
1988 Daughters of the Storm

Price: £37.00

A scarce signed first edition of Elizabeth Buchan's first novel. This first edition of 'Daughters of the Storm', the first novel of acclaimed romance author Elizabeth Buchan, tells the tale...

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1988 Deceits of Time
1988 Deceits of Time

Price: £45.00

A signed limited first edition of Isabel Colegate's novel in which her protagonist unravels the truth and interest in a World War I pilot. A limited edition of this work, one of one-hundred...

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1988 Difficulties with Girls A Novel Advance Uncorrected Proofs Kingsley Amis
1988 Difficulties with Girls A Novel Advance Uncorrected Proofs Kingsley Amis

Price: £90.00

An advanced uncorrected proof from Summit Books of Kingsley Amis' novel 'Difficulties with Girls'. In the original full paper wraps. This novel is a humorous novel about a few months in the...

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1988 Double Whammy Carl Hiaasen First UK Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 Double Whammy Carl Hiaasen First UK Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

The first UK edition of this crime mystery from Carl Hiaasen.  The protagonist, a private investigator, is hired to expose a celebrity bass fisherman as a cheat and is drawn into a frame-up for murder. The book introduced...

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1988 Foxhunt Bertie Denham First Edition Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 Foxhunt Bertie Denham First Edition Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this thriller novel from Bertie Denham. Signed by the author to the title page.

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1988 Howard Browne Halo for Satan First Thus Dustwrapper Scarce Crime Novel
1988 Howard Browne Halo for Satan First Thus Dustwrapper Scarce Crime Novel

Price: £30.00

A reprint of this mystery novel by Howard Browne.A No Exit Press reprint.Howard Browne was a science fiction and mystery writer who wrote under several pseudonyms.

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1988 Ian Rankin Watchman First Edition in Dustwrapper Spy Novel
1988 Ian Rankin Watchman First Edition in Dustwrapper Spy Novel

Price: £180.00

The first edition of this sinister spy thriller from Ian Rankin. The book tells the story of Miles Flint, a surveillance officer who works for MI5.

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1988 Jungle of Steel and Stone George C Chesbro Signed in Dustwrapper First
1988 Jungle of Steel and Stone George C Chesbro Signed in Dustwrapper First

Price: £28.99

The first US edition of this adventure novel by George C. Chesbro. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author to the front free-endpaper.

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1988 Kingsley Amis Difficulties With Girls Signed Dustwrapper First Ed
1988 Kingsley Amis Difficulties With Girls Signed Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this novel, signed by Kingsley Amis to the title page. In the original unclipped dustwrapper designed by Patrick McCreeth. Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet,...

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1988 LOVEJOY Jonathan Gash JADE WOMAN 1ST D/J
1988 LOVEJOY Jonathan Gash JADE WOMAN 1ST D/J

Price: £59.99

Hardbound volume in red paper covered boards in unclipped dustjacket. John Grant (born 1933 in Bolton) is an English crime writer, who writes under the pen name Jonathan Gash. He is the author of the Lovejoy series of novels....

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1988 Prisoner's Dilemma Richard Powers Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 Prisoner's Dilemma Richard Powers Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

The first edition of this second novel from Richard Powers.  It is the story of a dysfunctional family living in DeKalb County, Illinois. The novel explores the impact of history on contemporary life.

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1988 Ratking
1988 Ratking

Price: £140.00

A crisp, first edition copy of this award winning crime fiction novel by Michael Dibdin. Being the first of the Aurelio Zen series. For this novel, Dibdin was awarded the 'Gold Dagger' award...

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1988 REBUILDING COVENTRY First Edition SUE TOWNSEND D/J
1988 REBUILDING COVENTRY First Edition SUE TOWNSEND D/J

Price: £24.99

First edition of Townsend's novel involving a family in the Midlands after an accidental murder.

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1988 Richard Powers Prisoner's Dilemma Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper
1988 Richard Powers Prisoner's Dilemma Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

The first edition of thie second novel from Richard Powers.  It is the story of a dysfunctional family living in DeKalb County, Illinois. The novel explores the impact of history on contemporary life.

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1988 Tell Me It Again
1988 Tell Me It Again

Price: £35.00

A fine, limited edition, signed copy of this novel by John Fuller. With the original glassine wrapper. Number 7 of 150 copies of this first edition. Signed by Fuller to the limitation page....

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1988 The Gigantic Shadow Julian Symons Signed Crime Fiction in Dustwrapper
1988 The Gigantic Shadow Julian Symons Signed Crime Fiction in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A signed copy of this crime novel by Julian Symons. 'Bill Hunter made his living by asking uncomfortable questions of the rich and famous. But when the tables were turned, and one of his 'victims' dug up a secret from Hunter's murky...

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1988 The Government of the Tongue Seamus Heaney First Edition Essays Lectures
1988 The Government of the Tongue Seamus Heaney First Edition Essays Lectures

Price: £50.00

A collection of essays and lectures by Seamus Heaney.First thus, the first time these works have been compiled together in book form.With original unclipped dustwrapper. Seamus Heaney was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer...

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1988 The Model
1988 The Model

Price: £90.00

The first UK edition of Robert Aickman's moving novel about a young girl in Russia. The first UK edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'The Model' is a haunting and...

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1988 Uncle Target by Gavin Lyall First Edition a Harry Maxim Novel
1988 Uncle Target by Gavin Lyall First Edition a Harry Maxim Novel

Price: £15.99

A copy of 'Uncle Target', written by Gavin Lyall (9 May 1932 - 18 January 2003), an English author of espionage thrillers. Uncle Target is a third person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in...

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1988 Wycliffe and the Tangled Web W J Burley First Edition Crime Novel
1988 Wycliffe and the Tangled Web W J Burley First Edition Crime Novel

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this crime novel by W. J. Burley, featuring his popular character Charles Wycliffe. Shortly after informing her boyfriend and sister of her pregnancy, a young woman from a quiet Cornish village goes missing, opening...

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1988-91 3Vol Dick Francis Novels First Edition Straight The Edge Comeback
1988-91 3Vol Dick Francis Novels First Edition Straight The Edge Comeback

Price: £60.00

A collection of three novels by Dick Francis.Comeback and Straight are first edition first printing. The Edge is the third impression.Dick Francis was a jockey and crime writer whose novels centre on horse racing in England. Francis'...

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1988-91 Grace Where are the Snows
1988-91 Grace Where are the Snows

Price: £45.00

The first edition of two novels by Maggie Gee, 'Where are the Snows' being signed by the author. The first edition of these works. 'Where are the Snows' is signed and inscribed to the title...

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1989 1st John Harrison Climbers First Edition in Dustwrapper Rock-Climbing Novel
1989 1st John Harrison Climbers First Edition in Dustwrapper Rock-Climbing Novel

Price: £53.99

The first edition of this semi-autobiographical novel from M. John Harrison. Harrison's interest in rock climbing led to his novel Climbers (1989), the first novel to receive the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. ...

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1989 A Confusion of Eyes JOHN NEWTON CHANCE
1989 A Confusion of Eyes  JOHN  NEWTON CHANCE

Price: £19.99

A nice, clean first edition copy of John Newton Chance's A Confusion of Eyes. Bound in black paper-covered boards with an unclipped dust wrapper. First edition. Published posthumously. John Newton Chance (1911-1983) was...

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1989 A Little Stranger First Edition Dustwrapper Candia McWilliam Novel
1989 A Little Stranger First Edition Dustwrapper Candia McWilliam Novel

Price: £20.00

Candia McWilliam's second novel.A Little Stranger won a Scottish Arts council book award.The first edition of this novel.The flyleaf describes this work as 'a subtle parable of domestic horror.' Candia Mcwilliam is a Scottish author....

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1989 A Necessary Dealing An Eric Ward Novel Roy Lewis Crime Club First Edition
1989 A Necessary Dealing An Eric Ward Novel Roy Lewis Crime Club First Edition

Price: £22.00

A detective fiction novel published by the Collins Crime Club.First edition of this work.With original, price-clipped dustwrapper.A novel by Roy Lewis from his 'Eric Ward' series.

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1989 A Season in Hell
1989 A Season in Hell

Price: £140.00

A signed first edition of this thrilling high-tension novel by the acclaimed author Jack Higgins, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author...

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1989 Colin Dexter The Wench Is Dead Inspector Morse Crime First Edition
1989 Colin Dexter The Wench Is Dead Inspector Morse  Crime First Edition

Price: £65.00

A first edition of Colin Dexter's The Wench Is Dead.The eighth novel in his Inspector Morse series, the work focusses on a sensational murder trial following the discovery of a young woman found dead in the Oxford Canal. It would later...

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1989 Disturbance
1989 Disturbance

Price: £40.00

A first edition of acclaimed Irish author Jamie O'Neill's first novel 'Disturbance'. This first edition of acclaimed Irish author Jamie O'Neill's first novel weaves a tale of macabre obsession...

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1989 Disturbance
1989 Disturbance

Price: £60.00

The first edition of Jamie O'Neill's disturbing and funny novel about the young Irish boy Nilus Moore, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. In the original...

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1989 F Is For Fugitive
1989 F Is For Fugitive

Price: £50.00

An excellent first UK edition of Sue Grafton's sixth novel in her celebrated 'alphabet series'. This first UK edition of celebrated crime and mystery author Sue Grafton's novel 'F Is For Fugitive'...

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1989 First Edition The Message to the Planet Holocaust Iris Murdoch
1989 First Edition The Message to the Planet Holocaust Iris Murdoch

Price: £50.00

First Edition of Iris Murdoch's 'The Message to the Planet' 'The Message to the Planet' is the twenty-fourth novel by prolific writer Iris Murdoch. The novel features Murdoch's reoccurring...

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1989 John Harrison First Edition Climbers Dustwrapper Novel
1989 John Harrison First Edition Climbers Dustwrapper Novel

Price: £54.99

The first edition of this semi-autobiographical novel from M. John Harrison. Harrison's interest in rock climbing led to his novel Climbers (1989), the first novel to receive the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. ...

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

Price: £40.00

A First Edition of 'The Message to The Planet' by the critically acclaimed novelist Iris Murdoch. Murdoch's twenty-fourth novel 'The Message to the Planet', is one that features Murdoch's interest...

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1989 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Allan Gurganus First Edition
1989 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Allan Gurganus First Edition

Price: £38.00

The first British edition of the historical novel by Allan GurganusGurganus' first novel is written as if dictated to a visitor of a nursing home by one of the residents, the ninety-nine year old lady named Lucy Marsden....

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1989 Peter Ackroyd First Light First Edition Fiction History Pastoral Neolithic
1989 Peter Ackroyd First Light First Edition Fiction History Pastoral Neolithic

Price: £24.00

First edition of Peter Ackroyd's pastoral novelIn Pilgrim Valley a neolithic grave is being uncovered whilst a nearby observatory is studying the star Aldebaran. What is the conection wetween the two and what effect will it have...

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1989 Peter Ackroyd Signed First Edition First Light Novel Dustwrapper Nature
1989 Peter Ackroyd Signed First Edition First Light Novel Dustwrapper Nature

Price: £38.00

A signed first edition of this novel by Peter Ackroyd.Signed by Ackroyd to title page.First Light is a suspenseful novel set around an archaeological dig in Dorset which touches on themes of life, nature and wider questions of the...

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1989 Remains to Be Seen by Roy Hart Crime Fiction First Edition Dustwrapper
1989 Remains to Be Seen by Roy Hart Crime Fiction First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

An excellent copy of Roy Hart's crime thriller Remains To Be Seen. The plot follows Chief Inspector Roper as he sieves through 40 years of village gossip and intrigue to uncover a chain of passion and villainy stretching back to...

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1989 Sexing the Cherry Jeannette Winterson First Edition in Dustwrapper
1989 Sexing the Cherry Jeannette Winterson First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this unusual historical novel by Jeanette Winterson. Set in 17th century London, Sexing the Cherry is about the journeys of a mother, known as The Dog Woman, and her prot, Jordan. They journey in a space-time flux:...

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1989 Sexting the Cherry
1989 Sexting the Cherry

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this magical realism novel by noted Jeanette Winterson. ‘Sexing the Cherry’ follows ‘The Dog Woman’ and her protégé, Jordan. This...

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1989 Sherlock Holmes Investigates The Murder in Euston Sq Ronald Pearson First
1989 Sherlock Holmes Investigates The Murder in Euston Sq Ronald Pearson First

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this modern Sherlock Holmes tale, written by Ronald Pearsall. In this tale, Sherlock Holmes and Watson set out to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of Miss Matilda Hacker and the wrongful imprisonment...

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1989 Stephen Gallagher Down River signed first edition crime novel
1989 Stephen Gallagher Down River signed first edition crime novel

Price: £24.99

When petulant, selfish police officer Johnny Mays meets an unpleasant end, his former friend Nick Frazier attempts to scratch the surface of what went wrong.As Nick pushes into the case, people begin to die in a sequencewhich...

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1989 Stephen King The Dark Half First UK Edition Dustwrapper
1989 Stephen King The Dark Half First UK Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £39.00

The first UK edition of this Stephen King thriller about an alcoholic author. Publishers Weekly listed The Dark Half as the second best-selling book of 1989 behind Tom Clancy's Clear and Present Danger. It was adapted into a feature...

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1989 The Alphabet Murders
1989 The Alphabet Murders

Price: £400.00

Fifteen fine US first editions of Sue Grafton's immensely popular crime series, the 'Alphabet Murders', fourteen volumes signed by the author, many volumes with certificates of authenticity. ...

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1989 The Book of Evidence First Edition John Banville Award-Winning
1989 The Book of Evidence First Edition John Banville Award-Winning

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this award-winning novel by John Banville. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and winner of the Guinnes Peat Aviation award, The Book of Evidence is the grippping narrative of Freddie Montgomery, a scientist...

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1989 The Chymical Wedding
1989 The Chymical Wedding

Price: £60.00

A superior, first edition copy of this award winning novel. This work, partly inspired by Mary Anne Atwood follows the lives of six people in two different eras. This work includes themes of...

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1989 The Frogs Are Still Singing First Edition Jane Hamilton Novel
1989 The Frogs Are Still Singing First Edition Jane Hamilton Novel

Price: £24.99

The scarce first UK edition of this novel from Jane Hamilton. All of Hamilton's books are set, at least in part, in Wisconsin. "A Map of the World" is set in Racine County, Wis. Of her writing, novelist Laura Moriarty says:...

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1989 The Heretic's Apprentice Ellis Peters Brother Cadfael First Edition DW
1989 The Heretic's Apprentice Ellis Peters Brother Cadfael First Edition DW

Price: £38.00

A first edition of this novel by Ellis Peters.The sixteenth tale in the Brother Cadfael series, following the crime solving techniques of Welsh Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael in the first half of the 12th century.

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1989 The Heretic's Apprentice Ellis Peters Cadfael First Edition
1989 The Heretic's Apprentice Ellis Peters Cadfael First Edition

Price: £29.99

The first UK edition of the sixteenth Brother Cadfael mystery from Edith Pargeter.Brother Cadfael is the fictional main character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith...

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1989 The Mummy or Ramses the Damned Anne Rice First Edition Dustwrapper
1989 The Mummy or Ramses the Damned Anne Rice First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this horror novel from Anne Rice. 'Gripping and entertaining, terrifying and erotic, The Mummy or Ramses the Damned is a tour de force of storytelling.'

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1989 The Wench is Dead Colin Dexter First Edition Inspector Morse Signed
1989 The Wench is Dead Colin Dexter First Edition Inspector Morse Signed

Price: £395.00

The first edition of this detective novel from the popular 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. Signed by the author. Signed by the author to the title page 'For Peter and Lisa - Its been...

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1989 The White Guns Douglas Reeman First Edition Action Novel
1989 The White Guns Douglas Reeman First Edition Action Novel

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this novel set in World War II from Douglas Reeman. 'The White Guns is a towering novel filled with exciting action scenes and stirring human drama. Told with such power and sith a wealth of authentic detail,...

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1989 Towards Asmara Thomas Keneally Signed First Edition African Novel
1989 Towards Asmara Thomas Keneally Signed First Edition African Novel

Price: £59.99

A signed first edition of this novel set in Africa by Thomas Keneally. Signed by the author to the title page. Thomas Michael Keneally (born 7 October 1935) is an Australian novelist, playwright and author of non-fiction.

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1989-2008 Selected Works of Jack Higgins
1989-2008 Selected Works of Jack Higgins

Price: £90.00

An excellent four volume set of first UK editions of Jack Higgins' novels. This collection of four first UK edition thrillers from best-selling author Jack Higgins brings together 'Memoirs of...

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1990 Beyond the Fall of Night Arthur C Clarke Gregory Benford Signed First Ed
1990 Beyond the Fall of Night Arthur C Clarke Gregory Benford Signed First Ed

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this science fiction work, signed by Gregory Benford. First edition, first impression, with complete number line. Signed by Benford to the title page. Beyond the Fall...

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1990 Burn Marks Sara Paretsky signed First Edition Crime Fiction
1990 Burn Marks Sara Paretsky signed First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £49.99

A signed first edition of Burn Marks by Sara Paretsky. Signed by the author to the title page. "Burn Marks confirms Sara Paretsky as a mistress of the contemporary crime novel, in a class with P.D. James and Ruth Rendell."

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1990 Cold Harbour
1990 Cold Harbour

Price: £170.00

A signed first edition, first impression, of Jack Higgins' exciting and suspenseful novel set during the Second World War. The first edition, first impression of this work, being the first US...

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1990 Cold Harbour
1990 Cold Harbour

Price: £230.00

A signed first UK edition of Jack Higgins' exciting World War Two novel, 'Cold Harbour'. The first UK edition of this work. Signed by the author to the title page. In the original unclipped...

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1990 Emperor of the Air First Edition Ethan Canin Short Stories Dustwrapper
1990 Emperor of the Air First Edition Ethan Canin Short Stories Dustwrapper

Price: £24.00

A U.K. first edition, first impression of this series of short stories by Ethan Canin. Ethan Canin is an American writer and has been awarded the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship. This is his debut work and features nine...

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1990 F B Pinion Hardy the Writer Surveys and Assessments Dustwrapper First
1990 F B Pinion Hardy the Writer Surveys and Assessments Dustwrapper First

Price: £47.00

A scarce first edition of F B Pinion's Hardy the Writer.Pinion observes and comments on the scientific philosophy, and Christian theology in Hardy's work against the background of Victorian restraint.

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1990 Flashman and the Mountain of Light
1990 Flashman and the Mountain of Light

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this novel from the Flashman Paper series by George Macdonald Fraser. Sir Harry Paget Flashman, was first established as a character in Thomas Hughes' 'Tom Brown's School...

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1990 Graham Greene The Last Word and Other Stories Dustwrapper First
1990 Graham Greene The Last Word and Other Stories Dustwrapper First

Price: £32.00

A first edition of Graham Greene's The Last Word.The Last Word is a short story revolving around the previous Pope John XXIX. The pope is overthrown and Christianity is eradicated, with Greene questioning if Christianity...

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1990 John McPhee Looking For A Ship First US American Merchant Marine History
1990 John McPhee Looking For A Ship First US American Merchant Marine History

Price: £35.00

A first US edition of John McPhee's Looking for a Ship.A creative nonfiction that was nominated for a Pulitzer prize.

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1990 Mary Swann
1990 Mary Swann

Price: £35.00

The first UK edition of this interesting novel about the effect of a woman, Mary Swann, on the lives of four people, written by Carol Shields. Held in the original publisher's unclipped dustwrapper. ...

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1990 My Son's Story Nadine Gordimer First Edition Signed South Africa
1990 My Son's Story Nadine Gordimer First Edition Signed South Africa

Price: £79.99

The first edition of this family story set in South Africa by Nadine Gordimer. Signed by Gordimer to the title page.

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1990 Postmortem
1990 Postmortem

Price: £325.00

An excellent proof copy of Patricia Cornwell's first novel in her very popular crime series following Dr. Kay Scarpetta. The proof copy of this work. The first novel in Patricia Cornwell's...

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1990 Robbed Blind Roy Hart First Edition Smart In Dustwrapper
1990 Robbed Blind Roy Hart First Edition Smart In Dustwrapper

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this mystery novel by Roy Hart. Featuring his popular character Superintendent Roper.

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1990 Robert Hendrickson World Literary Anecdotes First Edition Bon Mots Writers
1990 Robert Hendrickson World Literary Anecdotes First Edition Bon Mots Writers

Price: £20.00

A copy of Robert Hendrikson's collection of literary anecdotes from the non-English speaking world. Containing over 1,200 tales and quips about writers and literature-related topics. The first edition.

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1990 Six First Edition Novels by Carlos Fuentes
1990 Six First Edition Novels by Carlos Fuentes

Price: £120.00

A fine collection of first edition novels by Mexico's most celebrated novelist, Carlos Fuentes. Comprising of: Diana The Goddess Who Hunts Alone (1995), The Crystal Frontier a Novel in Nine...

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1990 Spy Sinker Len Deighton First Edition Thus in Dustwrapper
1990 Spy Sinker Len Deighton First Edition Thus in Dustwrapper

Price: £15.00

A smart copy of this classic Len Deighton espionage thriller.First edition thus (first published by Hutchinson), first printing. It is the final novel in the second of three trilogies about Bernard Samson, a middle-aged and somewhat...

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1990 V S Naipul India A Million Mutinies Travel Writing Religion Sikh Hindu 1st
1990 V S Naipul India A Million Mutinies Travel Writing Religion Sikh Hindu 1st

Price: £34.00

A first edition of this travel work on India.V S Naipaul is a Nobel Prize winning writer best known for his comic early novels and is autobiographical chronicles of life and travels. India: A Million Mutinies now is the third...

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1990 Vendetta
1990 Vendetta

Price: £120.00

A crisp, first edition copy of this crime fiction novel from Michael Dibdin's famous Aurelio Zen series. The second book of this popular series. The Aurellio Zen series are Dibdin's best known...

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1990-1996 2vol Symposium and Reality and Dreams Muriel Spark First Edition Novel
1990-1996 2vol Symposium and Reality and Dreams Muriel Spark First Edition Novel

Price: £58.00

Two novels by Muriel Spark.First edition of both.Comprising of Symposium (1990) and Reality and Dreams (1996).Symposium was noted as one of the best novels of the year of its release by John Mortimer in The Sunday Times. The plot follows...

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1990-4 The Dwarves of Death What a Carve Up
1990-4 The Dwarves of Death What a Carve Up

Price: £65.00

The first editions of two of Jonathan Coe's popular novels, including his novel satricising eighties Britain. The first edition, first impressions of this work, with 'What a Carve Up!' being...

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1991 A CLOSED EYE First edition by ANITA BROOKNER D/J
1991 A CLOSED EYE First edition by ANITA BROOKNER D/J

Price: £24.99

First UK edition of the successful novelist's eleventh book.Anita Brookner (1928) is an English novelist and art historian born in London. Educated at James Allen's Girls' School then King's College London, in 1967 she became the first...

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1991 A Home at the End of the World
1991 A Home at the End of the World

Price: £50.00

A signed first edition, first impression, of Michael Cunningham's exciting novel following the lives of two young men in 1980s New York. The first UK edition, first impression of this work....

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1991 A Moment of War
1991 A Moment of War

Price: £48.00

A fine, first edition copy of Laurie Lee's autobiographical novel, and the third in his noted trilogy 'A Moment of War'. With the unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition, first impression...

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1991 Artillery of Lies
1991 Artillery of Lies

Price: £75.00

A first edition of Derek Robinson's sequel to his espionage novel 'The Eldorado Network'. This first edition of Booker prize nominated author Derek Robinson's sequel to the darkly humorous espionage...

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1991 Bad City Blues
1991 Bad City Blues

Price: £280.00

An excellent signed first edition of Tim Willocks thrilling debut novel. This signed, first edition of physician turned novelist Tim Willocks' debut novel 'Bad City Blues' tells the story of...

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1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First Edition in Dustwrapper
1991 Bad City Blues Tim Willocks First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £130.00

The first edition of this thriller from Tim Willocks. His 1991 novel Bad City Blues was adapted for the screen in 1999 in a movie starring Dennis Hopper.

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1991 Collected Stories Gabriel Garcia Marquez First Thus Fine in Dustwrapper
1991 Collected Stories Gabriel Garcia Marquez First Thus Fine in Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A very smart copy of this collection of stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated into English. First edition thus. Including Big Mama's Funeral, Death Constant Beyond Love, There Are No Thieves in This Town and more.

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1991 Feast Into Mourning Pauline Bell First Edition in Dustwrapper
1991 Feast Into Mourning Pauline Bell First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £25.99

A first edition of this murder mystery by Pauline Bell. 'The parishioners of St Oswald's have turned out in force to support relatives and friends in the annual cricket match. Sixteen-year-old Zoe Morgan is bored, and decides to...

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1991 Flying Hero Class Thomas Keneally Signed First Edition
1991 Flying Hero Class Thomas Keneally Signed First Edition

Price: £44.99

The first UK edition of this thriller novel from Australian author, Thomas Keneally. Signed by the author to the title page. In Flying Hero Class, a group of Palestinians hijack an aeroplane carrying an Aboriginal folk dance...

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1991 John Steinbeck Zapata Dustwrapper First Edition Script Viva Zapata
1991 John Steinbeck Zapata Dustwrapper First Edition Script Viva Zapata

Price: £40.00

This is a first edition of this work by John Steinbeck.The previously unpublished introduction, commentary and script for the film Viva Zapata!

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1991 Lestrade and the Magpie M J Trow First Edition Crime Fiction
1991 Lestrade and the Magpie M J Trow First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this Inspector Lestrade adventure novel. "A colourful web of intrigue unfolds as Lestrade and his daughter go undercover in the War Office, the Foreign Office, a film studio and at the Yard itself. When Lestrade's...

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1991 Mamista Len Deighton First Edition In Dustwrapper Espionage Thriller
1991 Mamista Len Deighton First Edition In Dustwrapper Espionage Thriller

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this thriller novel from controversial spy writer, Len Deighton. From the dustwrapper: 'A thrilling tale of revolution, espionage, and passion set in the steamy jungles of South America'.

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1991 Memoirs
1991 Memoirs

Price: £70.00

A signed, first edition copy of the noted author Kingsley Amis’ memoirs. With the unclipped dustwrapper. Kingsley Amis was a noted novelist, poet, critic and teacher. He wrote over twenty...

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1991 Morse's Greatest Mystery Proof Copy Colin Dexter Inspector Morse
1991 Morse's Greatest Mystery Proof Copy Colin Dexter Inspector Morse

Price: £90.00

An uncorrected proof copy of this anthology by Colin Dexter. In the original paper wraps. Morse's Greatest Mystery is a collection of eleven short stories, six of which feature Inspector...

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1991 Night Over Water Ken Follett First Edition Military Novel
1991 Night Over Water Ken Follett First Edition Military Novel

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this military novel set in 1939 by Ken Follett. Night Over Water is a fictionalized account of the final flight of the Pan American Clipper passenger airplane during the first few days of World War II, early September,...

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1991 The Eagle Has Flown
1991 The Eagle Has Flown

Price: £160.00

The first edition of Jack Higgins' exciting World War Two novel that follow fictional events, signed by the author to the title page. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to...

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1991 The Great California Game Jonathan Gash Signed First Edition Crime Novel
1991 The Great California Game Jonathan Gash Signed First Edition Crime Novel

Price: £42.99

A crime novel from the Lovejoy series by Jonathan Gash. Signed by the author to the title page. "Working one last con on the Big Two international auction houses, Lovejoy heads into Los Angeles, ready to face the ritual of the...

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

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this crime novel from the famous 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. 'The Jewel That Was Ours' is the ninth Inspector Morse novel. When an American tourist is found...

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

Price: £245.00

The first edition of this detective fiction novel from the 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. Signed by the author to the recto of front endpaper. 'For Peter - With my Very Best Wishes...

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1991 The Jewel That Was Ours Colin Dexter Proof Copy Inspector Morse
1991 The Jewel That Was Ours Colin Dexter Proof Copy Inspector Morse

Price: £40.00

A proof edition of this detective fiction novel by Colin Dexter. 'The Jewel That Was Ours' is set in the Randolph Hotel, Oxford. It is here that American tourist is found in her room dead,...

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1991 The Music of Chance
1991 The Music of Chance

Price: £45.00

The first UK edition of Paul Auster's popular absurdist novel, 'The Music of Chance', signed by the author. The first UK edition of this work. Signed to the title page. In the original unclipped...

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1991 True Believers
1991 True Believers

Price: £55.00

A signed first edition of Joseph O'Connors popular short stories, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the recto to the front free...

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1991 Wilde West Walter Satterthwait First Edition Oscar Wilde
1991 Wilde West Walter Satterthwait First Edition Oscar Wilde

Price: £37.99

The first edition of Satterthwaite's fictionalised account of Oscar Wilde's time in the American West. 'A tense mystery, a perverse comedy, Wilde West is a brilliant novel that includes, as it should, murder, sex, insanity, cannibalism,...

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1991 Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist W J Burley First Edition Crime Novel
1991 Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist W J Burley First Edition Crime Novel

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this crime novel featuring W. J. Burley's popular character, Detective Charles Wycliffe. When the body of amateur flautist Tony Mills is found shot dead by his own gun on the secluded estate of Lord and Lady...

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1991-1996 3Vols Ruth Rendell Collection Signed Sight For Sore Eyes First Edition
1991-1996 3Vols Ruth Rendell Collection Signed Sight For Sore Eyes First Edition

Price: £77.00

A three volume collection of UK first edition, first print Ruth Rendell books, one of which (A Sight for Sore Eyes) is signed by the author. Containing the short story collection The Copper Peacock, the psychological thriller...

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1991-2 H is for Homicide I is for Innocence
1991-2 H is for Homicide I is for Innocence

Price: £38.00

The first UK editions of Sue Grafton's popular alphabet murder crime novels, featuring the California private investigator Kinsey Millhone. The first UK editions of these works. In two volumes....

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1992 Aunt Dimity's Death By Nancy Atherton Dustwrapper Author Presentation First
1992 Aunt Dimity's Death By Nancy Atherton Dustwrapper Author Presentation First

Price: £89.99

Aunt Dimity's Death is the mystery first novel by Nancy Atherton. Signed author's presentation copy dated 1992 with ink dedication to title. First edition in unclipped dustwrapper. Nancy Atherton is an American writer and author...

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1992 Cabal
1992 Cabal

Price: £40.00

A crisp, first edition copy of this crime fiction novel from Michael Dibdin's famous Aurelio Zen series. The third book of this popular series. The Aurellio Zen series are Dibdin's best known...

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1992 Clubbed to Death Ruth Dudley Edwards Signed in Dustwrapper First Edition
1992 Clubbed to Death Ruth Dudley Edwards Signed in Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £24.99

The scarce first US edition of this mystery novel from Ruth Dudley Edwards. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to the front blank.

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1992 Cold Blood IV Edited By Peter Sellers First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper
1992 Cold Blood IV Edited By Peter Sellers First Edition Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £24.99

Cold Blood IV is a miscellany of thirteen crime stories by various authors and edited by Peter Sellers. In unclipped dustwrapper designed by Henry van der Linde and with an illustration to front by Henry van der Linde. First...

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1992 Death and Taxes Susan Dunlap Signed in Dustwrapper First Edition Mystery
1992 Death and Taxes Susan Dunlap Signed in Dustwrapper First Edition Mystery

Price: £24.99

The first US edition of this Jill Smith mystery by Susan Dunlap Signed by the author to the title page.

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1992 Double Deuce Robert B Parker Signed First Edition Crime Fiction
1992 Double Deuce Robert B Parker Signed First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £47.99

A signed first edition of Double Deuce by Robert B. Parker. Signed by the author to the recto free-end paper. "Pulsing with raw power and moral complexity, Double Deuce is the kind of no-holds-barred action thriller only Robert...

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1992 Driving Force
1992 Driving Force

Price: £35.00

A signed, first edition copy of this thriller novel by Dick Francis. This novel was inspired by Francis' son, Merrick who was a racehorse trainer and ran his own horse transport business. The...

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1992 Expletives Deleted by Angela Carter First Edition Dustwrapper Feminism
1992 Expletives Deleted by Angela Carter First Edition Dustwrapper Feminism

Price: £85.00

A first edition thus of this collection of writings by Angela Carter.Contains thirty five of her writings, covering a decade of her thoughts.Angela Carter is a renowned British author and journalist, best known for the feminist...

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1992 Eye Of The Storm
1992 Eye Of The Storm

Price: £230.00

An excellent signed first edition of Jack Higgins' first Sean Dillon novel. This signed, first edition of best-selling author Jack Higgins' thrilling novel 'Eye Of The Storm', features classic...

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1992 Lead us Not into Temptation First Edition Jason Berry Abuse Uncommon
1992 Lead us Not into Temptation First Edition Jason Berry Abuse Uncommon

Price: £24.00

A first edition of this investigative work by Jason Berry. Jason Berry is an American investigative reporter, writer and film director who is best known for his pioneering reporting on sexual abuse in the priesthood of the Catholic...

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1992 Portent
1992 Portent

Price: £120.00

The signed first edition of James Herbet's thrilling horror novel set in the near future, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the...

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1992 Red Mars
1992 Red Mars

Price: £275.00

A very bright first edition copy of this award-winning science fiction novel by Kim Stanley Robinson. ‘Red Mars’ is the first novel from Robinson’s ‘Mars Trilogy’....

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1992 Richard Woodman The Flying Squadron Nathaniel Drinkwater Novel First UK
1992 Richard Woodman The Flying Squadron Nathaniel Drinkwater Novel First UK

Price: £40.00

A handsome first edition, referencing copac, of Richard Woodman's The Flying Squadron.Illustrated with a map.From the Nathaniel Drinkwater series, who is a fictional officer in the British Royal Navy during the...

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1992 Robin Reilly Josiah Wedgwood Pottery Dustwrapper First Edition
1992 Robin Reilly Josiah Wedgwood Pottery Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £40.00

A handsome first edition of Robin Reilly's Josiah Wedgwood.A comprehensive biography of Josiah Wedgwood, who founded the the famous china and porcelain company in Stoke-on-Trent in 1759.

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1992 Sacred Hunger Barry Unsworth First Edition Booker Prize Novel
1992 Sacred Hunger Barry Unsworth First Edition Booker Prize Novel

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this historical novel from Barry Unsworth. First edition, first printing. It shared the Booker Prize in 1992 with Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient.

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1992 Saul Bellow Something to Remember Me By Three Tales First Ed Short Stories
1992 Saul Bellow Something to Remember Me By Three Tales First Ed Short Stories

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this collection of three short stories by Saul Bellow.Saul Bellow was an acclaimed Canadian-American Writer who won the Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize and the National Medal of Arts.

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1992 The Way Through the Woods Colin Dexter First Edition First Printing FIne
1992 The Way Through the Woods Colin Dexter First Edition First Printing FIne

Price: £49.99

The first edition, first printing of this Inspector Morse novel from Colin Dexter. The plot deals with the search for a beautiful young Swedish woman who went missing a year earlier. An anonymous riddle, in the form of a five-stanza...

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1992 The Way Through The Woods First Edition Signed Colin Dexter Inspector Morse
1992 The Way Through The Woods First Edition Signed Colin Dexter Inspector Morse

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this detective novel from the 'Inspector Morse' series by Colin Dexter. Signed by the author to the title page, 'For Peter and Lisa, With Love, as Always'. Peter and Lisa...

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1992-2010 Selected 'Sean Dillon' Novels of Jack Higgins
1992-2010 Selected 'Sean Dillon' Novels of Jack Higgins

Price: £145.00

An excellent twelve volume collection of first US edition Jack Higgins' 'Sean Dillon' novels, including signed copies of 'Day of Reckoning' and 'Edge of Danger'. This wonderful set collects...

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1992-98 5vol Novels of Joanna Trollope Best of Friends Signed First Editions
1992-98 5vol Novels of Joanna Trollope Best of Friends Signed First Editions

Price: £58.00

 A five volume collection of novels by Joanna Trollope.Titles are:The Men and the GirlsA Spanish LoverThe Best of FriendsNext of KinOther People's ChildrenThe Best of Friends is signed by Joanna Trollope to the title page.Joanna...

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1993 A Nomad of the Time Streems Michael Moorcock Revised Edition Warlord of Air
1993 A Nomad of the Time Streems Michael Moorcock Revised Edition Warlord of Air

Price: £45.00

A collection of writings by Michael Moorcock. A revised edition of this collection of works.  This compilation contains three of Moorcock's steampunk trilogy containing The Warlord of the Air, The Land Leviathan and The Steel Tsar....

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1993 Birdsong Sebastian Faulks First Printing in Dustwrapper WWI Fiction
1993 Birdsong Sebastian Faulks First Printing in Dustwrapper WWI Fiction

Price: £375.00

The first printing of Sebastian Faulks' iconic novel about the First World War. First edition, first impression. Birdsong is part of a trilogy of novels by Sebastian Faulks, together with The Girl at the Lion d'Or and Charlotte...

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1993 Death & the Oxford Box VERONICA STALLWOOD SIGNED
1993 Death & the Oxford Box  VERONICA STALLWOOD  SIGNED

Price: £59.99

A signed, first edition of Veronica Stallwood's Death and the Oxford Box. Bound in paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and an unclipped dust wrapper. Signed by author. First edition. Veronica Stallwood is...

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1993 First Edition Patrick O'Brian Wine Dark Sea Historical Novel Napoleonic War
1993 First Edition Patrick O'Brian Wine Dark Sea Historical Novel Napoleonic War

Price: £75.00

A first edition of Patrick O'Brian's The Wine-Dark Sea.The sixteenth historical novel in O'Brian's Aubrey Maturin series, this novel takes place in the Napoleonic Wars. The title refers to a oft-repeated description from Homer.

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1993 Ian Rankin The Black Book First Edition Inspector Rebus Novel
1993 Ian Rankin The Black Book First Edition Inspector Rebus Novel

Price: £120.00

A first edition of the fifth Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin.  It is the first book to feature Siobhan Clarke and Morris Gerald Cafferty appears as a main character. It is also the first book where Rebus is based at St...

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1993 Memoirs From a Young Republic Thomas Keneally SIGNED First Edition
1993 Memoirs From a Young Republic Thomas Keneally SIGNED First Edition

Price: £49.99

A signed first edition of this Australian memoir from Thomas Keneally. Signed, 'Tom Keneally' to the title page. 'An account of both a personal and national quest, Memoirs From a Young Republic is a blueprint for Australia's...

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1993 Morse's Greatest Mystery and Other Stories Colin Dexter Signed Anthology
1993 Morse's Greatest Mystery and Other Stories Colin Dexter Signed Anthology

Price: £195.00

The first edition of this collection of Inspector Morse stories by Colin Dexter. This work comprises of eleven short stories, six of which feature Inspector Morse. The first edition. Signed...

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1993 Mr Barrett's Secret Kingsley Amis First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper
1993 Mr Barrett's Secret Kingsley Amis First Edition First Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this collection of short stories by Kingsley Amis. First edition, first impression, with complete number line. In the original dustwrapper designed by Mark Edwards. Contains...

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1993 Peter Mayle First US Edition Hotel Pastis Novel of Provence Dustwrapper
1993 Peter Mayle First US Edition Hotel Pastis Novel of Provence Dustwrapper

Price: £22.00

A first U.S. edition of this novel by Peter Mayle. Peter Mayle is a British author best known for his writing which details life in Provence, France.

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1993 Poison for the Prince Elizabeth Eyre Staynes and Storey Signed First Crime
1993 Poison for the Prince Elizabeth Eyre Staynes and Storey Signed First Crime

Price: £36.99

A signed first edition of this collaborative historical crime novel by Jill Staynes and Margaret Storey, under the pseudonym Elizabeth Eyre. Signed to the title page, with a private inscription by both authors to the front...

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1993 Poseidon's Gold Lindsey Davis First Edition Marcus Didius Falco Crime Novel
1993 Poseidon's Gold Lindsey Davis First Edition Marcus Didius Falco Crime Novel

Price: £35.00

An historical crime novel by Lindsey Davis. This work is the fifth instalment of the Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries series. First edition, first impression with original unclipped dustwrapper.Lindsey Davis is an English historical...

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1993 Postcards
1993 Postcards

Price: £160.00

The first UK edition of Annie Proulx's successful and riveting novel 'Postcards', following the travels of one man across West America. The first edition thus of this work, being the first UK...

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1993 The Black Book Ian Rankin First Edition Inspector Rebus Novel
1993 The Black Book Ian Rankin First Edition Inspector Rebus Novel

Price: £130.00

A first edition of the fifth Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin.  It is the first book to feature Siobhan Clarke and Morris Gerald Cafferty appears as a main character. It is also the first book where Rebus is based at St...

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1993 The Black Ice
1993 The Black Ice

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this detective novel from Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch series. Michael Connelly's second novel, this is a modern noir novel and helped to cement Connelly's reputation as a bestselling author. ...

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1993 The Black Ice
1993 The Black Ice

Price: £100.00

A lovely first edition of Michael Connelly's second novel in his popular detective series with the LA protagonist Harry Bosch. The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1993 The Dying of the Light Michael Dibdin Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper
1993 The Dying of the Light Michael Dibdin Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £42.99

A first edition of this murder mystery novel by Michael Dibdin. Signed by the author to title page.

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1993 The Eye in the Door First Edition Pat Barker Novel Dustwrapper
1993 The Eye in the Door First Edition Pat Barker Novel Dustwrapper

Price: £85.00

A first edition of this novel by Pat Barker. The Eye in the Door is the second novel in the Regeneration triology and won the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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1993 The New Nature of The Catastrophe Michael Moorcock Langdon Jones First Thus
1993 The New Nature of The Catastrophe Michael Moorcock Langdon Jones First Thus

Price: £65.00

A collection of tales on Moorcock's character Jerry Cornell.The many stories are written by various authors based on Moorcock's character.Firth thus, first revised edition.In original unclipped dustwrapper.Edited by Langdon...

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1993 The Wine-Dark Sea
1993 The Wine-Dark Sea

Price: £165.00

An exceptional copy of the first edition of the sixteenth novel in Patrick O'Brian's historical nautical series, 'The Wine-Dark Sea'. Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition...

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1993 Thunder Point
1993 Thunder Point

Price: £220.00

A signed first edition of Jack Higgins' second Sean Dillon tense espionage novel, 'Thunder Point', in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author...

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1993 Thunder Point Jack Higgins First Edition Sean Dillon Military Novel
1993 Thunder Point Jack Higgins First Edition Sean Dillon Military Novel

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this Jack Higgins novel set in 1945, featuring his popular character Sean Dillon. First printing. "1945. The day before Hitler commits suicide, he arranges for Nazi leader Martin Bormann to flee to South America...

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1993 Virtual Light
1993 Virtual Light

Price: £47.00

The first edition first impression of this work of science fiction, signed by the author to the title page. The first edition first impression with complete number line. Signed by the author...

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1993/1995 2Vol Martin Amis Visiting Nabokov Excursions Information First Edition
1993/1995 2Vol Martin Amis Visiting Nabokov Excursions Information First Edition

Price: £28.00

A two volume set of UK first edition Martin Amis books.Including his collection of essays Visiting Mrs. Nabokov, in which he describes a day spent with the wife of his literary hero Vladamir Nabokov, and his 1995 novel The Information,...

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1994 Art and Lies by Jeanette Winterson First Ed Dustwrapper Signed by Author
1994 Art and Lies by Jeanette Winterson First Ed Dustwrapper Signed by Author

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this work, signed by author Jeanette Winterson.First edition, first impression in the original dustwrapper featuring the oil painting Poeta Rimasto Sneza Parole by Massimo Rao.Jeanette Winterson is a British author,...

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1994 Banishment
1994 Banishment

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this fascinating historical fiction, signed by the author to the title page. The first edition of the work in the original unclipped dustwrapper. With an inscription to...

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1994 Bravo for the Bride Elizabeth Eyre Signed First Edition Crime Fiction
1994 Bravo for the Bride Elizabeth Eyre Signed First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £22.99

A crime novel by Jill Staynes and Margaret Storey, using the pseudonym Elizabeth Eyre. Inscription to the title page by the authors. "An imaginative drama of courtly Renaissance Italy, complete with dwarves, secret passages, plots...

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1994 Captain Corelli's Mandolin
1994 Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Price: £350.00

A smart first edition of Louis de Bernieres' popular and important historical war novel set on a Greek island during its occupation in the Second World War. The first edition, first impression...

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1994 Coyote Wind Peter Bowen Gabriel du Pre First Edition in Dustwrapper
1994 Coyote Wind Peter Bowen Gabriel du Pre First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this Western by Peter Bowen. Featuring his cowboy detective, Gabriel du Pre.

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1994 East West
1994 East West

Price: £49.00

A fine signed first edition of Salman Rushdie's first short story collection, containing stories about the East and West and their differences. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first...

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1994 Flashman and the Angel of the Lord
1994 Flashman and the Angel of the Lord

Price: £220.00

The first edition of this novel from the popular Flashman series by George Macdonald Fraser. First Edition, first impression. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. Flashman and the Angel...

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1994 Green River Rising
1994 Green River Rising

Price: £24.00

A uniquely inscribed association copy of the first edition uncorrected proof of Tim Willocks' gripping novel. This inscribed association first edition uncorrected proof of physician turned novelist...

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1994 Helen Fielding Cause Celeb Africa Novel Dustwrapper First Edition
1994 Helen Fielding Cause Celeb Africa Novel Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £30.00

A first edition of Helen Fielding's Cause Celeb.A journalist and novelist, Helen Fielding works with charities documenting relief work in developing African countries, which she focuses on here.

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1994 Hollywood Nocturnes James Ellroy Signed First Edition Crime Fiction
1994 Hollywood Nocturnes James Ellroy Signed First Edition Crime Fiction

Price: £49.99

A signed first edition of a noir novel by James Ellroy. Inscription by the author to the title page. "Ellroy is a master at juggling plot lines, using a stripped, spare noir style that hits like a cleaver but is honed like...

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1994 Ian Rankin Hide and Seek First US Edition Second Inspector Rebus Mystery
1994 Ian Rankin Hide and Seek First US Edition Second Inspector Rebus Mystery

Price: £130.00

The first US edition of Rankin's second Inspector Rebus novel, which is much less common than the UK first edition. First printing. Detective Inspector John Rebus finds the body of an overdosed drug addict in an Edinburgh...

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1994 John Loch My First Alphabet Signed Limited First Edition Colonies Service
1994 John Loch My First Alphabet Signed Limited First Edition Colonies Service

Price: £50.00

A memoir of John Loch, a former service worker in the colonies. Signed by the author to the title page: 'Stephen, With many happy memories (p115 - 133) John'A limited edition, one of 115.

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1994 Lost Children
1994 Lost Children

Price: £35.00

A signed first edition of Maggie Gee's poignant novel of parenthood and growing up. This first edition work from highly acclaimed writer Maggie Gee tells the story of a mother whose daughter...

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1994 Marian Babson The Diamond Cat First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper
1994 Marian Babson The Diamond Cat First Edition In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

The Diamond Cat is a crime novel by Marian Babson in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition, first impression. Marian Babson is a pseudonym for Ruth Stenstreem. She is a mystery author with a large body of work. Her books revolve...

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1994 My Dad My Hero Michael Bentinck Signed First Edition Prisoner of War
1994 My Dad My Hero Michael Bentinck Signed First Edition Prisoner of War

Price: £55.00

A biographical work on the author's father, who fought in the Second World War and was a Japanese prisoner of war. Signed by the author to the title page. With the front and rear wraps after...

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1994 On Dangerous Ground
1994 On Dangerous Ground

Price: £280.00

An excellent signed first edition of Jack Higgins' globetrotting thriller. This signed, first edition of best-selling author Jack Higgins' globetrotting thriller 'On Dangerous Ground', which...

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