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THOMAS, D. M.

The Flute-Player

London: Gollancz, 1979

8vo, pp. 192. Original dark green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's first novel.
Initially acclaimed as ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£45.00

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FORD, Richard

Wildlife

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990

8vo, pp. 177. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's fifth novel, SIGNED BY THE... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£60.00

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MOODY, Rick

Purple America

New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1997

8vo, pp. 298. Original purple and black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of the author's fourth novel,... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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LEONARD, Elmore

Get Shorty

New York: Delacorte Press, 1990

8vo, pp. 292. Original black and white boards, lettered in green on spine.

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LEONARD, Elmore

Maximum Bob

New York: Delacorte Press, 1991

8vo, pp. 295. Original grey and black boards with gilt lettering.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page.


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SWIFT, Graham

Ever After

London: Picador, 1992

8vo, pp. 261. Original black boards, lettered in gilt.

First edition of the author's 6th book and 5th novel. Swift's bestselling book... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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INNES, Hammond

Levkas Man

New York: Knopf, 1971

8vo, pp. 319. Original off-white boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Bull device to front panel. Leading edge uncut. Top edge stained... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£100.00

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DURRELL, Lawrence

Nunquam

London: Faber, 1970

8vo, pp. 283. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.

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£50.00

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CHATWIN, Bruce

On The Black Hill

London: Cape, 1982

8vo, pp. 249. Original grey boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition.
Chatwin's third book, and his first novel.

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£75.00

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MANTEL, Hilary

An Experiment In Love

London: Viking, 1995

8vo, pp. 250. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.


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SHARPE, Tom

Riotous Assembly

London: Secker and Warburg, 1971

8vo, pp. 249. Original printed orange wrappers.

Uncorrected advance proof copy. EDITOR JOHN BLACKWELL'S COPY WITH HIS INITIALS TO... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£850.00

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MITCHELL, Yvonne

Frame For Julian

London: Hutchinson, 1960

8vo, pp. 191. Original red boards, lettered in black on spine.

First edition.
A very nice copy.

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£25.00

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DUNNING, John

The Sign Of The Book

New York: Scribner, 2005

8vo, pp. 353. Original red and yellow three-quarter boards, lettered in gilt on red at spine.

First edition, first printing, with complete ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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BENCHLEY, Robert

The Early Worm

New York: Henry Holt, 1927

8vo, pp. 263. Original green boards, lettered in yellow to front panel and spine.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: 'To Dicky, for ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£350.00

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ADAMS, Douglas

Mostly Harmless

London: Heinemann, 1992

8vo, pp. 219. Original grey boards lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.
A lovely copy.

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£30.00

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NESS, Patrick

The Ask And The Answer

London: Walker Books, 2009

8vo, pp. 519. Original blue patterned boards lettered in silver and grey on front and back panels and spine.

First edition of the second ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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GARNER, Alan

Red Shift

London: Collins, 1973

8vo, pp. 158. Original black boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First edition.


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COOPER, Susan

Seaward

New York: Atheneum, 1973

8vo, pp. 167. Original pale blue boards, lettered in dark blue on front panel and spine.

First US edition.
Fantasy coming-of-age... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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