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Banville, John- Ancient Light- London, Viking, 2012- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the half-title. Exclusive signed edition with printed date beneath signature of July 2012.

Ancient Light **signed first edition**
£25.00
Banville, John- Ancient Light- London, Viking, 2012- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the half-title. Exclusive signed edition with printed date beneath ....
Banville, John- The Infinities- London, Picador, 2009- Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Latest novel from the Booker prize-winning author of The Sea.

The Infinities **first edition**
£15.00
Banville, John- The Infinities- London, Picador, 2009- Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Latest novel from the Booker prize-winning author of The Sea.
Atkinson, Kate- A God in Ruins- London, Doubleday, 2015- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. 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.

A God in Ruins
£22.00
Atkinson, Kate- A God in Ruins- London, Doubleday, 2015- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Winner of the Costa Fiction Award. In A God in Ruins, Atkinson re-vi....
Achebe, Chinua. Anthills of The Savannah. London, Heinemann, 1987. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Written by the author of the unforgettable ''Things Fall Apart'' and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. - June 2007. Chinua Achebe has been awarded the International Booker Prize.

Anthills of The Savannah **first edition**
£38.00
Achebe, Chinua. Anthills of The Savannah. London, Heinemann, 1987. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Written by the author of the unforgettable ''Things Fall Apart'' and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. - Jun....
Adeniran, Sade- Imagine This- London, SW Books, 2007- Paperback original (no hardback). Fine as issued in card cover. Signed, dated and inscribed with a motto by the author. Loosely laid in is promotional postcard. Self published first novel which won the African Regional Award for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

Imagine This **signed first edition**
£15.00
Adeniran, Sade- Imagine This- London, SW Books, 2007- Paperback original (no hardback). Fine as issued in card cover. Signed, dated and inscribed with a motto by the author. Loosely laid in is promoti....
Christie, Agatha- The Moving Finger- London, Harper Collins, 2005- Facsimile edition, First thus. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket with original matching wraparound band. One of the Miss Marple Facsimile Edition series published to mark the 75th anniversary of her first appearance in print.

The Moving Finger **Miss Marple Facsimile Edition, First Thus**
£25.00
Christie, Agatha- The Moving Finger- London, Harper Collins, 2005- Facsimile edition, First thus. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket with original matching wraparound band. One of the Miss Marple Facs....
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**
£30.00
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....
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 d....
Cleave, Chris- Incendiary- London, Chatto & Windus, 2005- Uncorrected book proof. Fine in card cover.

Incendiary
£15.00
Cleave, Chris- Incendiary- London, Chatto & Windus, 2005- Uncorrected book proof. Fine in card cover.
Beauman, Ned- Glow- London, Sceptre, 2014- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. ''With Glow, Beauman has reinvented the conspiracy thriller for a new generation'' - publisher's blurb. Author was selected by Granta in 2013 as one of the top 20 young British novelists under the age of 40.

Glow **signed first edition"
£16.99
Beauman, Ned- Glow- London, Sceptre, 2014- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. ''With Glow, Beauman has reinvented the conspiracy thriller ....
Beale, Susan- The Good Guy- London, John Murray, 2016- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Author's first novel, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.

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. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Author's first novel, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.
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 t....

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....
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. -

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 ....
Christie, Agatha- The Thirteen Problems- London, Harper Collins, 2005- Facsimile Edition, First Thus. Fine in Fine dust jacket with original wraparound band. This edition was part of a facsimile set published to mark the 75th anniversary of the first appearance of Miss Marple in print.

The Thirteen Problems **Miss Marple Facsimile Edition, First Thus
£25.00
Christie, Agatha- The Thirteen Problems- London, Harper Collins, 2005- Facsimile Edition, First Thus. Fine in Fine dust jacket with original wraparound band. This edition was part of a facsimile set p....
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.

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.
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. -

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 nov....
Carter, Dean Vincent.The Hand of The Devil.London, Bodley Head, 2006.Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by author and stamped with ''Ganges Red'' mosquito stamp - rare to find copies with this stamp.First novel receiving excellent reviews.

The Hand of The Devil **first edition signed and stamped with Ganges Red mosquito**
£15.00
Carter, Dean Vincent.The Hand of The Devil.London, Bodley Head, 2006.Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by author and stamped with ''Ganges Red'' mosquito stamp - rare to find copies with this s....
Cleave, Chris- The Other Hand- London, Sceptre, 2008- Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author. Chris Cleave's last novel, Incendiary, which hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons when it was released on the day of the July 7th bombings, is being made into a film. November 2008: Costa Award shortlisted.

The Other Hand **signed first edition, Costa shortlist**
£33.00
Cleave, Chris- The Other Hand- London, Sceptre, 2008- Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author. Chris Cleave's last novel, Incendiary, which hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons w....
Bellow, Saul- More Die of Heartbreak- London, Secker & Warburg, 1987- Uncorrected proof in wraps. Near Fine (unread) condition. Bellow's 11th novel.

More Die of Heartbreak
£25.00
Bellow, Saul- More Die of Heartbreak- London, Secker & Warburg, 1987- Uncorrected proof in wraps. Near Fine (unread) condition. Bellow's 11th novel.
Dickinson, David. Goodnight Sweet Prince. London, Constable & Robinson, 2002. Tiny indent in top page edge, but otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket. - Signed by author. First in series featuring Lord Francis Powerscourt. Small print run. England, 1892, and Queen Victoria, Queen and Empress, is in the54th year of her reign. Prince Eddy, eldest son of the Prince of Wales, second in line to the throne, is found slaughtered in his bed at the royal coun....

Goodnight Sweet Prince **signed first edition**
£14.00
Dickinson, David. Goodnight Sweet Prince. London, Constable & Robinson, 2002. Tiny indent in top page edge, but otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket. - Signed by author. First in series featuring Lord Fr....
Dickinson, David. Death & The Jubilee. London, Constable, 2003. Fine/Fine (unread). Signed by author. .It is 1897 and England is preparing for the Jubilee. The immense importance of the occasion inevitably brings danger in its wake. Second in the Lord Francis Powerscourt murder mystery series.

Death & The Jubilee **signed first edition**
£10.00
Dickinson, David. Death & The Jubilee. London, Constable, 2003. Fine/Fine (unread). Signed by author. .It is 1897 and England is preparing for the Jubilee. The immense importance of the occasion inevi....
Dickinson, David- Death Called To The Bar. - A Lord Francis Powerscourt murdery mystery. Fine in Fine dustjacket. - Signed by the author. - Set in 1902 in the London Inns of Court. ''On 28th February, at a Queen's Feast, Lord Alexander Dauntsey, senior barrister, collapses into his soup. He has been poisoned.''- Fifth in this popular series.

Death Called To The Bar **signed first edition**
£15.00
Dickinson, David- Death Called To The Bar. - A Lord Francis Powerscourt murdery mystery. Fine in Fine dustjacket. - Signed by the author. - Set in 1902 in the London Inns of Court. ''On 28th February,....
Flanders, Judith- Writers' Block- London, Allison & Busby, 2014- First edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. First novel, by the author of The Victorian House, which was shortlisted for the British Book Awards. Described by N J Cooper: ''This witty crime caper is a delight from first page to last''.

Writers' Block **signed first edition**
£12.99
Flanders, Judith- Writers' Block- London, Allison & Busby, 2014- First edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. First novel, by the author of....
Costello, Mary- Academy Street- Edinburgh, Canongate, 2014- First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Costa First Novel shortlisted. Winner of Eason Novel of the Year in the Irish book awards. Author of the highly-regarded China Factory (short stories) and signed by Jamie Byng of Canongate following a bidding war.

Academy Street **first edition** (Costa shortlisted)
£15.00
Costello, Mary- Academy Street- Edinburgh, Canongate, 2014- First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Costa First Novel shortlisted. Winner of Eason Novel of the Year in the Irish book awards. Author o....
Donoghue, Emma- Room- London, Picador, 2010- First edition (unsigned). Fine in Fine dustjacket. Man Booker shortlisted and shortlisted for the Orange Prize.

Room **first edition**
£18.00
Donoghue, Emma- Room- London, Picador, 2010- First edition (unsigned). Fine in Fine dustjacket. Man Booker shortlisted and shortlisted for the Orange Prize.
Deaver, Jeffery- Carte Blanche- London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2011- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Unsigned. The latest 007 novel commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications.

Carte Blanche **first edition**
£12.99
Deaver, Jeffery- Carte Blanche- London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2011- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Unsigned. The latest 007 novel commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications.
Collins, Michael. The Resurrectionists- London Phoenix, 2002. Near Fine (some toning to page edges) in Near Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author without inscription. - Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2002, Man Booker bookmark for 2002 loosely laid in.

The Resurrectionists **signed first edition** Man Booker shortlisted
£14.00
Collins, Michael. The Resurrectionists- London Phoenix, 2002. Near Fine (some toning to page edges) in Near Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author without inscription. - Shortlisted for the Man Booker ....
Ford, David Nash- Where To Find King Arthur. Berkshire, Nash Ford Publishing, 2005. First Edition, booklet form 24 pp. An illustrated guide to the sites of Arthurian interest and the myths and legends associated with them. Small format in card cover. First in a projected series. Liberally illustrated. - (Please note if paying by cheque, postage on this item is only £1.00 for the UK - refund will be made for any Paypal overpayment).

Where to Find King Arthur **first edition
£5.00
Ford, David Nash- Where To Find King Arthur. Berkshire, Nash Ford Publishing, 2005. First Edition, booklet form 24 pp. An illustrated guide to the sites of Arthurian interest and the myths and legends....
Dunthorne Joe- Submarine- London, Hamish Hamilton, 2008- Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. The film of the book is about to be released (March 2011).

Submarine **first edition**
£20.00
Dunthorne Joe- Submarine- London, Hamish Hamilton, 2008- Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. The film of the book is about to be released (March 2011).
Coelho, Paulo- The Zahir- London, Harper Collins, 2005- Fine in Fine dustjacket. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa.

The Zahir **UK First Edition**
£15.00
Coelho, Paulo- The Zahir- London, Harper Collins, 2005- Fine in Fine dustjacket. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa.
Faulks, Sebastian- Devil May Care- London, Penguin, 2008- Fine as issued in Fine dustjacket. Latest Bond novel - commissioned to commemorate the centenary of Ian Fleming's birth on 28th May 1908.

Devil May Care **first edition**
£12.00
Faulks, Sebastian- Devil May Care- London, Penguin, 2008- Fine as issued in Fine dustjacket. Latest Bond novel - commissioned to commemorate the centenary of Ian Fleming's birth on 28th May 1908.
Davidson, Andrew- The Gargoyle- Edinburgh, Canongate, 2008- Very Near Fine with black sprayed page edges (2 or 3 tiny white marks on black edges) in Fine dustjacket. First novel - attracting good reviews. Selected by Richard and Judy for their 2009 reading lists. Signed by the author.

The Gargoyle **signed first UK edition**
£18.00
Davidson, Andrew- The Gargoyle- Edinburgh, Canongate, 2008- Very Near Fine with black sprayed page edges (2 or 3 tiny white marks on black edges) in Fine dustjacket. First novel - attracting good revi....
Hepburn, Susan- Missing- London, Piatkus, 2001- Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed bookplate loosely laid in. Author's well-received first novel.

Missing **first edition with signed bookplate**
£15.00
Hepburn, Susan- Missing- London, Piatkus, 2001- Fine in Fine dustjacket. Signed bookplate loosely laid in. Author's well-received first novel.
Homes, A. M. May We Be Forgiven- London, Granta, 2012- First edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the title page. Winner of the Women's Fiction Prize for 2013 (formerly the Orange Prize), beating the bookies' favourite, Hilary Mantel.

May We Be Forgiven **signed first edition, Winner, Women's Prize for Fiction, 2013"
£35.00
Homes, A. M. May We Be Forgiven- London, Granta, 2012- First edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine dustjacket. Signed by the author to the title page. Winner of the Women's Fiction Prize for ....
Harris, Joanne M. The Gospel of Loki. The Epic Story of The Trickster God. London, Gollancz, 2014- First edition. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. First fantasy novel from the best-selling author of 'Chocolat'.

The Gospel of Loki
£30.00
Harris, Joanne M. The Gospel of Loki. The Epic Story of The Trickster God. London, Gollancz, 2014- First edition. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. First fant....
Greene, Graham (introduction by Judith Adamson)- Reflections- London ,Reinhardt Books, 1990- Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, some fading to spine. The book is a selection of previously uncollected essays, travel reports and reviews spanning nearly 70 years.

Reflections *first edition*
£20.00
Greene, Graham (introduction by Judith Adamson)- Reflections- London ,Reinhardt Books, 1990- Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, some fading to spine. The book is a selection of previously uncollected essa....
Hawkins, Paula- The Girl on The Train- London, Doubleday, 2015- First edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine protected dust jacket. International best-selling first novel - already into multiple reprints.

The Girl On The Train **first edition**
£20.00
Hawkins, Paula- The Girl on The Train- London, Doubleday, 2015- First edition, first printing. Fine (unread) in Fine protected dust jacket. International best-selling first novel - already into multip....
Greene, Graham- The Tenth Man- London, Bodley Head, 1985- First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Greene wrote the manuscript in 1944 while under contract to Metro Goldwyn Mayer. It remained forgotten in MGM's archives until 1983 and was published in 1985 with a Foreword from Graham Greene.

The Tenth Man **first edition**
£25.00
Greene, Graham- The Tenth Man- London, Bodley Head, 1985- First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Greene wrote the manuscript in 1944 while under contract to Metro Goldwyn Mayer. It remained forgotte....
Gstrein, Norbert- The English Years- London, Harvill, 1999- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. A crime novel about the destiny of a Austrian Jew in WW2, described by W.G. Sebald as ''an exceptional work of prose fiction, carefully crafted, unpretentious and accomplished at the same time''.

The English Years, translated from the German by Anthea Bell **first edition**
£10.00
Gstrein, Norbert- The English Years- London, Harvill, 1999- First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. A crime novel about the destiny of a Austrian Jew in WW2, describ....
Hannah, Sophie- A Game For All The Family- London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2015- First edition, first printing. Tiny crease (production fault) to base of spine but otherwise Fine in Fine dust jacket.

A Game For All The Family **first edition**
£14.00
Hannah, Sophie- A Game For All The Family- London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2015- First edition, first printing. Tiny crease (production fault) to base of spine but otherwise Fine in Fine dust jacket.
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