Modern First Edition Books - New listings - Just In (12 books)
Modern First Edition Literary Fiction, Biography, Crime, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Poetry, Science Fiction, Bailey, Costa, IMPAC and Man Booker listed novels (many are signed first edition books) recently acquired:
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A God in Ruins  **signed first edition
code: FE170201
A God in Ruins **signed first edition
£35.00

Atkinson, Kate

A God in Ruins

London, Doubleday, 2015

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.

Signed by the author to the title page.

Winner of the Costa Fiction Award.  In A God in Ruins, Atkinson re-visits the family of Ursula Todd, from her previous novel, Life after Life.

Days Without End **signed first edition, Costa Book of the Year**
code: FE170203
Days Without End **signed first edition, Costa Book of the Year**
£45.00

Barry, Sebastian

Days Without End

London, Faber & Faber, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket.

Signed by the author to the title page.

Winner of Costa Book of The Year 2017.  Barry also won Costa Book of The Year in 2009 with "The Secret Scripture".

The Good Guy  **first edition, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award**
code: FE161206
The Good Guy **first edition, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award**
£16.99

Beale, Susan

The Good Guy

London, John Murray, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Author's first novel, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.

Die of Shame  **signed first edition
code: FE181210
Die of Shame **signed first edition
£20.00

Billingham, Mark

Die of Shame

London, Little Brown, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.

 Signed by the author to the title page.

Author's latest crime novel featuring Detective Inspector Nicola Tanner.

 

 

A Private View  **signed first edition**
code: FE170131
A Private View **signed first edition**
£28.00

Brookner, Anita

A Private View

London, Jonathan Cape, 1994

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.

Signed by the author to the title page (signed copy sticker on dust jacket).

A Private View is the story of an ageing man in emotional turmoil, whose loneliness is overturned by the invasive and mercenary Katy Gibb.

 

 

Numbers in the Dark & other Short Stories  **first edition**
code: FE170328
Numbers in the Dark & other Short Stories **first edition**
£16.00

Calvino, Italo

Numbers in the Dark & other Short Stories

Translated from the Italian by Tim Parks

London, Jonathan Cape, 1995

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.

Everyone Brave is Forgiven  **signed first edition
code: FE170127
Everyone Brave is Forgiven **signed first edition
£19.50

Cleave, Chris

Everyone Brave is Forgiven

London, Sceptre, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine as issued with crimson page edges in Fine dust jacket. Cover image taken from Cecil Beaton’s 1941 “Fashion is Indestructible” photo shoot for Vogue. 

Signed by the author (in red ink) to the title page.

 Much-praised new novel by Chris Cleave, who was inspired by the war-time experiences and bravery of his maternal grandfather to write this book.

Elizabeth Jane Howard.  A Dangerous Innocence **signed first edition
code: FE170202
Elizabeth Jane Howard. A Dangerous Innocence **signed first edition
£30.00

Cooper, Artemis

Elizabeth Jane Howard.  A Dangerous Innocence

London, John Murray, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine dust jacket.

Signed by the author to the title page.  Laid in is ticket for the signing event.

Biography of the author Elizabeth Jane Howard.  Artemis Cooper interviewed her several times, talked to her family and friends and had access to all Howard's papers in the preparation of this book. 

The Words in my Hand  **first edition, shortlisted for The Costa First Novel Award**
code: FE161207
The Words in my Hand **first edition, shortlisted for The Costa First Novel Award**
£16.99

Glasfurd, Guinevere

The Words in my Hand

London, Two Roads, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine dust jacket.

Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, 2016

The Girl Before  **first edition**
code: FE170207
The Girl Before **first edition**
£17.00

JP Delaney

The Girl Before

London, Quercus, 2017

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine dust jacket.  Unsigned.

JP Delaney is the pseudonym for a writer who has previously written best-selling fiction under other names.  A psychological thriller which is being compared to The Girl on The Train.

Quickly reprinted.

Dancing in The Dark. My Struggle Book 4  **signed first edition
code: FE161208
Dancing in The Dark. My Struggle Book 4 **signed first edition
£28.00

Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Dancing in The Dark.  My Struggle Book 4

London, Harvill Secker, 2015

First UK edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket.

Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.

Signed by the author to a panel on the front free endpaper and supplied by Waterstone's.

Good Me, Bad Me  **signed limited first edition**
code: FE170208
Good Me, Bad Me **signed limited first edition**
£38.00

Land, Ali

Good Me, Bad Me

London, Michael Joseph, 2017.  Fine in black boards with sprayed gold page edges in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.

This thriller has been translated into 20 languages.  Author is a former child and adolescent mental health nurse.

Signed limited first edition of 1000 numbered copies, this is 514. Promotional bookmark laid in.

 

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