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Bennett, Alan-Untold Stories-London, Faber, 2005-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine (loosely protected) dust jacket.Signed by the author to the title page.Alan Bennett's first collection of prose following Writing Home, includes a poignant family memoir. It also includes 45 monochrome photographic illustrations.

Untold Stories **signed first edition**
£48.00
Bennett, Alan-Untold Stories-London, Faber, 2005-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine (loosely protected) dust jacket.Signed by the author to the title page.Alan Bennett's first collection of p....
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.

Good Me, Bad Me **signed limited first edition**
£32.00
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. A....
Mina, Denise-The Long Drop-London, Harvill Secker, 2017-First edition, first printing. Fine in Very Near Fine dust jacket. Unsigned.Winner of McIlvanney Prize for best Scottish Crime Book of the Year.

The Long Drop **first edition**
£17.50
Mina, Denise-The Long Drop-London, Harvill Secker, 2017-First edition, first printing. Fine in Very Near Fine dust jacket. Unsigned.Winner of McIlvanney Prize for best Scottish Crime Book of the Year.....
Green, John-Turtles All The Way Down-London, Penguin, 2017. First Uk edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket which can be inverted to reveal a bright orange poster (sticker on front cover depicts ''limited edition jacket poster''.Unsigned.

Turtles All The Way Down
£14.00
Green, John-Turtles All The Way Down-London, Penguin, 2017. First Uk edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket which can be inverted to reveal a bright orange poster (sticker on fron....
Hislop, Victoria-Cartes Postales from Greece-London, Headline, 2016-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued from publisher in fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page.Liberally illustrated with colour plates (photography by Alexandros Kakolyris}. Described as ''fiction with a distinctive photographic framework''.Sunday Times bestseller.

Cartes Postales from Greece **signed first edition**
£28.00
Hislop, Victoria-Cartes Postales from Greece-London, Headline, 2016-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued from publisher in fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the titl....
James, P. D.Talking about Detective Fiction-Oxford, Bodleian Library, 2009-First edition. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket.Signed by the author to the title page.P.D. James wrote ''When I settled down in the mid-1950s to write my first novel, it never occurred to me to make a start with anything other than a detective story''. P. D. James explores the history of the detective novel, the craft of its construction and those who have mastered the ....

Talking about Detective Fiction **signed first edition**
£30.00
James, P. D.Talking about Detective Fiction-Oxford, Bodleian Library, 2009-First edition. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket.Signed by the author to the title page.P.D. James wrote ''When I settled do....
John Le Carré-A Legacy of Spies-London, Penguin, Viking, 2017-First edition, first printing. Unsigned. - Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.

A Legacy of Spies **first edition**
£22.50
John Le Carré-A Legacy of Spies-London, Penguin, Viking, 2017-First edition, first printing. Unsigned. - Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.
Marston, Edward-The Circus Train Conspiracy-London, Allison & Busby, 2017-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page.Latest book in the popular Railway Detective series.

The Circus Train Conspiracy **signed first edition**
£18.99
Marston, Edward-The Circus Train Conspiracy-London, Allison & Busby, 2017-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page.Latest book in the popular Rai....
Malzieu, Mathias-Diary of a Vampire in Pyjamas-London, Quercus, 2016-First UK edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine dust jacket.Prize-winning memoir of author/singer Malzieu. Translated from the French by Sam Alexander.

Diary of a Vampire in Pyjamas **first edition**
£15.00
Malzieu, Mathias-Diary of a Vampire in Pyjamas-London, Quercus, 2016-First UK edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine dust jacket.Prize-winning memoir of author/singer Malzieu. Translated from ....
McCormack, Mike-Solar Bones-Edinburgh, Canongate, 2017. First UK hardback edition, Fine without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author to the title page. Previously published in Ireland as a paperback original.BOE Irish Book of The Year, winner of the Goldsmith's Prize, long-listed for the Man Booker.

Solar Bones **first UK hardback edition, signed**
£22.00
McCormack, Mike-Solar Bones-Edinburgh, Canongate, 2017. First UK hardback edition, Fine without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author to the title page. Previously published in Ireland as a pape....
Moggach, Deborah-Tulip Fever-London, Heinemann, 1999. First edition, first printing. Fine (with usual mild toning to page edges) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Dust jacket has 'As heard on BBC Radio 4' sticker' affixed.Signed by the author without inscription to title page.The long awaited film of the book with screenplay by Tom Stoppard has recently been released.

Tulip Fever **signed first edition**
£28.00
Moggach, Deborah-Tulip Fever-London, Heinemann, 1999. First edition, first printing. Fine (with usual mild toning to page edges) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Dust jacket has 'As heard on BBC....
Pullman, Philip-The Amber Spyglass. His Dark Materials III-Oxford, David Fickling, 2000-First edition, first printing. Near Fine (minor indent to fore-edge - barely visible) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.Laid in is publisher's promotional post card for the book signed by the author in blue ink.

The Amber Spyglass *first edition* with signed publisher's promotional postcard
£35.00
Pullman, Philip-The Amber Spyglass. His Dark Materials III-Oxford, David Fickling, 2000-First edition, first printing. Near Fine (minor indent to fore-edge - barely visible) in Fine loosely protected ....
Pullman, Philip-La Belle Sauvage, Volume One, The Book of Dust.Oxford, David Fickling, 2017.First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.Unsigned.

La Belle Sauvage Volume One The Book of Dust **first edition**
£28.00
Pullman, Philip-La Belle Sauvage, Volume One, The Book of Dust.Oxford, David Fickling, 2017.First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.Unsigned.
Cleave, Chris-Gold-London, Sceptre, 2012-Signed, limited, slipcased first edition. This edition is numbered 377 of 750 copies (Publisher's film wrap has been opened to check on limitation number and author's signature, but is still present).Fine as issued in orange boards with gilt titles in gilt decorated slipcase.

Gold **signed limited slipcased first edition (numbered 377 of 750 copies)**
£25.00
Cleave, Chris-Gold-London, Sceptre, 2012-Signed, limited, slipcased first edition. This edition is numbered 377 of 750 copies (Publisher's film wrap has been opened to check on limitation number and a....
Gordon, Roderick & Williams, Brian-The Highfield Mole. Book 1, The Circle in the Spiral.London, Mathew and Son, 2005.Privately published. Hardback edition, Fine as issued without dustjacket in illustrated boards with gilt titles (only 500 hardback copies produced). Signed by both authors and dated 17th March 2005.Also included is a bespoke card wallet signed by both authors containing 6 colour postcards featuring the book illustrations (there wer....

The Highfield Mole. Book 1, The Circle in The Spiral. **signed first hardback edition**
£100.00
Gordon, Roderick & Williams, Brian-The Highfield Mole. Book 1, The Circle in the Spiral.London, Mathew and Son, 2005.Privately published. Hardback edition, Fine as issued without dustjacket in illustr....
Mitchell, David-The Bone Clocks-London, Sceptre, 2014-Signed, numbered and limited first edition. Limitation is 500. Fine as issued in yellow boards with silver gilt titles and decoration, housed in grey slipcase with titles and matching decoration and sealed in publisher's film wrap.Man Booker Long List 2014. World Fantasy Award for Best Novel 2015.

The Bone Clocks **signed, numbered and limited first edition
£65.00
Mitchell, David-The Bone Clocks-London, Sceptre, 2014-Signed, numbered and limited first edition. Limitation is 500. Fine as issued in yellow boards with silver gilt titles and decoration, housed in g....
House, Richard-The Kills-London, Picador, 2013-One of 500 numbered slipcased copies - this is numbered 300. Fine as issued in slipcase, signed by the author.

The Kills **signed limited edition**
£28.00
House, Richard-The Kills-London, Picador, 2013-One of 500 numbered slipcased copies - this is numbered 300. Fine as issued in slipcase, signed by the author.
Palin, Michael-The Truth-London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2012. -Fine in Fine dustjacket.One of 1500 first edition copies signed by the author (not individually numbered).

The Truth **signed limited edition**
£15.00
Palin, Michael-The Truth-London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2012. -Fine in Fine dustjacket.One of 1500 first edition copies signed by the author (not individually numbered).
Clarke, Susanna-The Ladies of Grace Adieu Special Limited Edition-London, Bloomsbury, 2006-Collection of short stories. Special Limited Edition (limitation not stated). Fine in quarterbound grey and pink embossed boards in grey cloth slipcase foil-blocked in black. Unsigned.

The Ladies of Grace Adieu
£12.00
Clarke, Susanna-The Ladies of Grace Adieu Special Limited Edition-London, Bloomsbury, 2006-Collection of short stories. Special Limited Edition (limitation not stated). Fine in quarterbound grey and p....
Coupland, Douglas-JPod-London, Bloomsbury, 2006-Fine in Fine dustjacket in unopened custom made box (very slightly creased).Published to mixed reviews. Described on box as ''Signed Special Edition includes The Cubes 'limited edition JPod figure''.Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose surnames begin with ''J'' are bureaucratically marooned in jPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver game design company.

JPod **Signed Special Edition with Limited Edition JPod figure**
£30.00
Coupland, Douglas-JPod-London, Bloomsbury, 2006-Fine in Fine dustjacket in unopened custom made box (very slightly creased).Published to mixed reviews. Described on box as ''Signed Special Edition inc....
Mitchell, David-Slade House- London, Sceptre, 2015-Signed, numbered, limited first edition in slipcase.Fine as issued in silver-grey boards with silver-gilt titles to spine, housed in red slipcase with gilt decoration and titles, protected in publisher's unopened shrinkwrap.Described as 'occupying the same universe' as The Bone Clocks, which was long-listed for the Man Booker prize and has just received the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel of 2....

Slade House Signed, numbered, limited first edition in slipcase
£35.00
Mitchell, David-Slade House- London, Sceptre, 2015-Signed, numbered, limited first edition in slipcase.Fine as issued in silver-grey boards with silver-gilt titles to spine, housed in red slipcase wit....
Morton, Andrew-William & Catherine, Their Lives, Their Wedding-Michael O'Mara Books, London, 2011-First edition, first printing. Described as a 'limited edition personally signed by author', but no limitation given. Signed by author. Fine in Fine dustjacket.

William & Catherine **first edition, signed by author**
£10.00
Morton, Andrew-William & Catherine, Their Lives, Their Wedding-Michael O'Mara Books, London, 2011-First edition, first printing. Described as a 'limited edition personally signed by author', but no li....
Le Carre, John-The Night Manager-London, Penguin Classics, 2016-First thus (Waterstone's Special Edition with new after-word by the author to tie in with TV film).Fine in stunning Fine dust jacket designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.

The Night Manager **special edition, with new after-word by John Le Carre**
£25.00
Le Carre, John-The Night Manager-London, Penguin Classics, 2016-First thus (Waterstone's Special Edition with new after-word by the author to tie in with TV film).Fine in stunning Fine dust jacket des....
Foyle, Christopher-Foyle's Collected Philavery-A Treasury of Unusual Words.Two volumes, comprising Foyle's Philavery and Foyle's Further Philavery-London, Chambers, 2007-Special Waterstone's Edition. Fine as issued with red spines and gilt titles in William Morris decorated slipcase.

Foyle's Collected Philavery **2 volumes in William Morris decorated slipcase
£20.00
Foyle, Christopher-Foyle's Collected Philavery-A Treasury of Unusual Words.Two volumes, comprising Foyle's Philavery and Foyle's Further Philavery-London, Chambers, 2007-Special Waterstone's Edition. ....
Hall, Trevor H.Old Conjuring Books. A Bibliographical and Historical Study with a Supplementary Check List.London, Duckworth, 1972.Limited edition of 1000 copies, this numbered 40, signed by the author.Very Good+ (slight shelf wear) with 8 monochrome illustrations in navy boards with blued marbled endpapers and with red decoration and gilt titles. Lacking the original clear acetate protective wrapper.Trevor H. Hall was a sceptic of paranormal phe....

Old Conjuring Books. A Bibliographical and Historical Study with a Supplementary Check List
£20.00
Hall, Trevor H.Old Conjuring Books. A Bibliographical and Historical Study with a Supplementary Check List.London, Duckworth, 1972.Limited edition of 1000 copies, this numbered 40, signed by the autho....
Lawrenson, Deborah-The Art of Falling-Market Harborough, Stamp Publishing, 2003.Signed, limited first edition (paperback original). Numbered 47 of 100 copies, signed by author with the quotation: ''The flaw was in the unstable iron*. Fine as issued.The first edition of The Art of Falling, with a print run of 2,000, was produced for Stamp Publishing by Troubador Publishing and went on sale on September 1, 2003. -A small number of mint condition co....

The Art of Falling **signed, limited first edition**
£30.00
Lawrenson, Deborah-The Art of Falling-Market Harborough, Stamp Publishing, 2003.Signed, limited first edition (paperback original). Numbered 47 of 100 copies, signed by author with the quotation: ''Th....
Salway, Sarah-Leading The Dance-Bristol, Bluechrome Publishing, 2006-Fine in Fine dustjacket.Signed limited edition - this copy is numbered 117 of 125 copies.Secrets and their consequences is the recurring theme of this book of short stories. Bound in red cloth in a red dusthacket, this is Redbook 1, the first fiction title of Bluechrome's Select Editions.

Leading The Dance
£22.00
Salway, Sarah-Leading The Dance-Bristol, Bluechrome Publishing, 2006-Fine in Fine dustjacket.Signed limited edition - this copy is numbered 117 of 125 copies.Secrets and their consequences is the recu....
Rochester, Kate (editor). Brunnock, Lindsay (illustrator). Foreword by Ralph Rochester.The Pretty Women of Paris-London, Hanbury Press, 2007-Bound in red silk with gilt titles and black endpapers in a numbered limited edition of 300 copies. First thus.Fine as issued.Originally privately published in France in 1883 as a directory for English gentlemen wishing to visit the famous courtesans of Paris. 23 of the entries from this directory have been ....

The Pretty Women of Paris **limited edition of 300 copies**
£45.00
Rochester, Kate (editor). Brunnock, Lindsay (illustrator). Foreword by Ralph Rochester.The Pretty Women of Paris-London, Hanbury Press, 2007-Bound in red silk with gilt titles and black endpapers in a....
Knowling, Philip-A Wisdom of Owls The history and mythology - fact and fiction - science and superstition of owls around the world-Fine unread without dust jacket as issued, and without slipcase. Minor wrinkle at base of spine.Newton Abbot, Avenue Press, 1998-Limited edition of 500 copies, this is numbered 185, in light brown cloth boards decorated with owl motifs. Linocut illustrations by Elizabeth Rashley and Sarah Lawrence. Book is signed by t....

A Wisdom of Owls Signed Limited Edition
£40.00
Knowling, Philip-A Wisdom of Owls The history and mythology - fact and fiction - science and superstition of owls around the world-Fine unread without dust jacket as issued, and without slipcase. Mino....
Balliett, Blue. Helquist, Brett (illustrator)-Chasing Vermeer.Frome, Somerset, Chicken House, 2005.First UK edition, Fine as issued in laminated boards with silk marker with Pentomino Code card attached. Complete with ''Stolen'' wraparound band.Signed by both author and illustrator. Already a best-seller in the United States, signed copies of the UK edition are said to be relatively scarce.

Chasing Vermeer **signed first edition with wraparound band**
£10.00
Balliett, Blue. Helquist, Brett (illustrator)-Chasing Vermeer.Frome, Somerset, Chicken House, 2005.First UK edition, Fine as issued in laminated boards with silk marker with Pentomino Code card attach....
Antony, Steve-The Queen's Handbag-London, Hodder, 2015-First edition, first printing. Fine without dust jacket as issued in illustrated laminated boards. Signed by the author to the page facing half-title.The Queen gives chase throughout the land (taking in favourite British landmarks) when 'a sneaky swan swooped off with her handbag'.''This picture book is hard to beat'' The Times. - Sequel to children's best-seller 'The Queen's Hat' , which was....

The Queen's Handbag **signed first edition**
£12.99
Antony, Steve-The Queen's Handbag-London, Hodder, 2015-First edition, first printing. Fine without dust jacket as issued in illustrated laminated boards. Signed by the author to the page facing half-t....
Bowler, Tim-Bloodchild-Oxford University Press, 2008-Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket.Signed by the author, who was a Carnegie Medal Award winner for his novel River Boy.

Bloodchild **signed first edition**
£10.00
Bowler, Tim-Bloodchild-Oxford University Press, 2008-Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket.Signed by the author, who was a Carnegie Medal Award winner for his novel River Boy.
Paver, Michelle.Spirit Walker. Book 2 in The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series.London, Orion, 2005.Fine in Fine dustjacket.Signed by author.

Spirit Walker **signed first edition**
£12.99
Paver, Michelle.Spirit Walker. Book 2 in The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series.London, Orion, 2005.Fine in Fine dustjacket.Signed by author.
Hussey, Charmian. The Valley of Secrets Cornwall, St. Piran Press, 2003 First printing of the small press paperback edition published simultaneously with the limited edition hardback and launched, appropriately, at Cornwall's Eden Project.Very Near Fine (minor surface mark on rear cover) Christopher Crump's illustrations enhance the head of each chapter. SIGNED by author on title page. Small print run (3000)and scarce.Hodder has published the fir....

The Valley of Secrets **signed first edition (softback)**
£15.00
Hussey, Charmian. The Valley of Secrets Cornwall, St. Piran Press, 2003 First printing of the small press paperback edition published simultaneously with the limited edition hardback and launched, app....
Gardner, Sally I, Coriander London, Orion, 2005. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author. ''The story is told by Coriander, daughter of a silk merchant in 1650s London. Her idyllic childhood ends when her mother dies and her father goes away, leaving Coriander with her stepmother, a widow who is in cahoots with a fundamentalist Puritan preacher.'' 16th December 2005. I, Coriander announced as Winner of the Nestle Gold Medal (formerly Smarti....

I, Coriander **signed first edition**
£10.00
Gardner, Sally I, Coriander London, Orion, 2005. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author. ''The story is told by Coriander, daughter of a silk merchant in 1650s London. Her idyllic childhood end....
Ibbotson, Eva- -The Star of Kazan-London, Macmillan, 2004.Fine in Fine, protected dustjacket.Silver Smarties Award Winner 2004. Gold Smarties Award Winning author of Journey to the River Sea.Review of the Star of Kazan by Alex Ford, aged 8-A little girl is found near the mountains with a note saying to take her to the nuns. The nuns refuse to take her in and she is taken back to the house of the professors in Vienna. They name her Annika. She gro....

The Star of Kazan **first edition**
£8.99
Ibbotson, Eva- -The Star of Kazan-London, Macmillan, 2004.Fine in Fine, protected dustjacket.Silver Smarties Award Winner 2004. Gold Smarties Award Winning author of Journey to the River Sea.Review of....
Reeve, Philip.Mortal Engines-London, Scholastic, 2001.Simultaneous paperback edition. Signed by author Fine in printed wraps.

Mortal Engines **paperback edition***
£15.00
Reeve, Philip.Mortal Engines-London, Scholastic, 2001.Simultaneous paperback edition. Signed by author Fine in printed wraps.
Rosoff, Meg-How I Live Now.London, Puffin, 2004.Fine in Fine, protected dustjacket.Signed by author on title page at Cheltenham Festival.Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Winner of Michael L. Printz Award for Excellent in Junior Adult Literature. June 2005: Winner of Branford Boase Award for best first children's novel.

How I Live Now **signed first edition** (Branford Boase Award)
£12.00
Rosoff, Meg-How I Live Now.London, Puffin, 2004.Fine in Fine, protected dustjacket.Signed by author on title page at Cheltenham Festival.Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Winner of Michael ....
Paver, Michelle-Ghost Hunter. Book 6, Chronicles of Ancient Darkness.Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author on title page in purple ink. Sixth and last novel in this popular series.

Ghost Hunter. Book 6 Chronicles of Ancient Darkness. Signed first edition.
£14.00
Paver, Michelle-Ghost Hunter. Book 6, Chronicles of Ancient Darkness.Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author on title page in purple ink. Sixth and last novel in this popular series.
Hastings, Hugh-High Tide-Plymouth, Mabrecon Books, 2012-Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author.Children's novel, first in a series of the Lighthouse Gang, described as ''MI5 meets Famous Five'' - set on the Cornish coast.

High Tide **signed first edition"
£12.99
Hastings, Hugh-High Tide-Plymouth, Mabrecon Books, 2012-Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author.Children's novel, first in a series of the Lighthouse Gang, described as ''MI5 meets Famous Five''....
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