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Boyne, John-A Ladder to The Sky-London, Doubleday, 2018-First edition, first printing. Fine unread without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author to the title page. John Boyne's latest novel described as ''a dark and twisted psychological drama, which shows how easy it is to achieve the world if you are prepared to sacrifice your soul''.

A Ladder to The Sky
£22.00
Boyne, John-A Ladder to The Sky-London, Doubleday, 2018-First edition, first printing. Fine unread without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author to the title page. John Boyne's latest novel desc....
Hurley, Graham-Estocada-UK, Head of Zeus, 2018-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed and dated (4th July 2018) by the author. Book 3 in the popular Wars Within series. Shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.

Estocada **signed and dated first edition**
£22.00
Hurley, Graham-Estocada-UK, Head of Zeus, 2018-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed and dated (4th July 2018) by the author. Book 3 in the popular Wars Within seri....
Lagercrantz, David (translated from the Swedish by George Goulding)-The Girl who Takes an Eye for an Eye-London, Maclehose Press (Quercus) 2017-First UK edition, first printing. Fine as issued in black boards with gilt titles to spine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. Latest novel continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.

The Girl who takes an Eye for an Eye *signed first edition, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series
£22.00
Lagercrantz, David (translated from the Swedish by George Goulding)-The Girl who Takes an Eye for an Eye-London, Maclehose Press (Quercus) 2017-First UK edition, first printing. Fine as issued in blac....
McBride, Eimaar-The Lesser Bohemians-London, Faber & Faber, 2016-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Unsigned.

The Lesser Bohemians **first edition**
£16.50
McBride, Eimaar-The Lesser Bohemians-London, Faber & Faber, 2016-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Unsigned.
Morpurgo, Michael. (Foreman, Michael, illustrator)-Lucky Button-London, Walker Books, 2017-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed by both the author and illustrator without inscription.''When Jonah finds a magic button it connects with Nathaniel, a foundling boy from the eighteenth century. And can the magic button work its magic again?''

Lucky Button **first edition, signed by author & illustrator**
£25.00
Morpurgo, Michael. (Foreman, Michael, illustrator)-Lucky Button-London, Walker Books, 2017-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed by both the author and illustrator ....
May, Peter-I'll Keep You Safe-London, Riverrun, 2018, an imprint of Quercus.First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. Murder investigation is carried out in the Isle of Lewis by French Detective Sylvie Braque following a bomb attack in Paris.

I'll Keep You Safe **signed first edition**
£18.99
May, Peter-I'll Keep You Safe-London, Riverrun, 2018, an imprint of Quercus.First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page.....
Vaughan, Sarah-Anatomy of a Scandal-London, Simon & Schuster, 2018-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Unsigned.Latest psychological thriller, set against Houses of Parlliament, The Old Bailey and Oxford University, published to good reviews.

Anatomy of a Scandal **first edition**
£15.00
Vaughan, Sarah-Anatomy of a Scandal-London, Simon & Schuster, 2018-First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Unsigned.Latest psychological thriller, set against Houses of Parl....
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).
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. ....
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
£38.00
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....
Pullman, Philip-Daemon Voices-Oxford, David Fickling 2017-Signed, limited edition, fine as issued in red slipcase and sealed in publisher's wrap. Limitation number 1000. Illustration on slipcase by John Lawrence. Collection of Philip Pullman’s talks, essays and newspaper articles. Topics include art, politics, science and faith, Pullman writes on the craft and power of storytelling and the folk tales and fairytales that influence his work.

Daemon Voices **signed, limited, sealed edition**
£100.00
Pullman, Philip-Daemon Voices-Oxford, David Fickling 2017-Signed, limited edition, fine as issued in red slipcase and sealed in publisher's wrap. Limitation number 1000. Illustration on slipcase by Jo....
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.
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''. (Teenage Fiction).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....
Kieve, Paul (with introduction by Daniel Radcliffe/ Illustrated by Peter Bailey.Hovus Pocus. A Tale of Magnificanet Magicians and Their Amazing Facts-London, Bloomsbury, 2007.First edition first printing. No dust jacket as issued. Fine in purple boards with gilt titles and decoration and raised illustrated plate. Signed by the author to the title page. A book of magic and magicians, with an envelope insert at the end of the book containing cards ....

Hocus Pocus
£12.50
Kieve, Paul (with introduction by Daniel Radcliffe/ Illustrated by Peter Bailey.Hovus Pocus. A Tale of Magnificanet Magicians and Their Amazing Facts-London, Bloomsbury, 2007.First edition first print....
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....
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....
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''....
Morpurgo, Michael-A Medal for Leroy-London, Harper Collins Children's Books, 2012-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket.

A Medal for Leroy **first edition**
£12.50
Morpurgo, Michael-A Medal for Leroy-London, Harper Collins Children's Books, 2012-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket.
Paver, Michelle-Wolf Brother, Book 1 Chronicles of Ancient Darkness-London, Orion, 2004-Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the title page.

Wolf Brother **signed first edition**
£15.00
Paver, Michelle-Wolf Brother, Book 1 Chronicles of Ancient Darkness-London, Orion, 2004-Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the title page.
Morpurgo, Michael-Shadow-London, Harper Collins, 2010-First edition, First printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket.

Shadow **first edition**
£12.99
Morpurgo, Michael-Shadow-London, Harper Collins, 2010-First edition, First printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket.
Kessler, Liz-A Year Without Autumn-London, Orion, 2011-Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the title page.

A Year Without Autumn **signed first edition**
£10.00
Kessler, Liz-A Year Without Autumn-London, Orion, 2011-Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the title page.
Morpurgo, Michael-The War of Jenkins' Ear-London, Heinemann, 1993-First edition. Fine in Fine dustjacket.Set in the 1950s in a prep school in Sussex.

The War of Jenkin's Ear *first edition*
£15.00
Morpurgo, Michael-The War of Jenkins' Ear-London, Heinemann, 1993-First edition. Fine in Fine dustjacket.Set in the 1950s in a prep school in Sussex.
Julia Golding Secret of The Sirens. Book 1 of the Companions Quartet. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2006 New children's series set in Dartmoor. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author in her customary gold ink. Hatchard's bookshop bookmark laid in (where the signing took place). Looks good.

Secret of The Sirens. Book 1 in the Companions Quartet.
£14.99
Julia Golding Secret of The Sirens. Book 1 of the Companions Quartet. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2006 New children's series set in Dartmoor. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author in her ....
Paver, Michelle.Wolf Brother. Book 1, Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, -London, Orion, 2004-Fine in Fine dustjacket. - Signed by the author by means of an attached publisher's bookplate. -

Wolf Brother. Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Vol. 1, first edition signed bookplate
£12.99
Paver, Michelle.Wolf Brother. Book 1, Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, -London, Orion, 2004-Fine in Fine dustjacket. - Signed by the author by means of an attached publisher's bookplate. -
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