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Gray, Todd (Editor)-East Devon. Travellers' Tales-Exeter, Mint Press, 2000-First edition. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title. page. 45 first-hand accounts of travels in East Devon by 41 authors including Daniel Defoe, Celia Fiennes, William Gilpin, John Leland, Robert Southey, etc.

East Devon. Travellers' Tales
£20.00
Gray, Todd (Editor)-East Devon. Travellers' Tales-Exeter, Mint Press, 2000-First edition. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title. page. 45 first-hand accounts of....
Hussey, Charmian-The Valley of Secrets-Callington, Cornwall, St Piran Press, 2003-First edition, first printing, paperback original (precedes hardback edition). Fine unread in dark green illustrated card cover with French flaps and without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author to the title page. Unusually for a private press publication, this children's novel set in Cornwall and the Amazon forest, was an instant bestseller when published in....

The Valley of Secrets **signed first edition**
£12.50
Hussey, Charmian-The Valley of Secrets-Callington, Cornwall, St Piran Press, 2003-First edition, first printing, paperback original (precedes hardback edition). Fine unread in dark green illustrated c....
Heard, Christopher-The Last Sorcerer-Paperback original (no hardback edition). Torrington, Harracott Publications, 2007. First edition, first printing. Fine as issued without dust jacket. Signed by the author ''Best wishes, C. Heard'' to the title page,-Christopher Heard, who lives in North Devon, set out to write this novel at the age of fourteen and completed it in just over a year. It was published to mark his sixteenth birthday. . 97809554802....

The Last Sorcerer **signed first edition**
£10.00
Heard, Christopher-The Last Sorcerer-Paperback original (no hardback edition). Torrington, Harracott Publications, 2007. First edition, first printing. Fine as issued without dust jacket. Signed by th....
Hardy, Christine & Cecil-Followed by Heavy Rain. Over 40s, Travel, Romance & Adventure-Ashford, Pirouetting Pig Publications, 2006-First edition, paperback original. Fine in laminated wraps. Signed ''With love, Chris & Cecil''-Chris and Cecil, who now live in East Devon, fell in love by letter in 1992. In November, 1993, they decided to sell house and possessions to travel the globe for two years. This is their story, liberally illustrated with p....

Followed by Heavy Rain. Over 40s, Travel, Romance & Adventure
£10.00
Hardy, Christine & Cecil-Followed by Heavy Rain. Over 40s, Travel, Romance & Adventure-Ashford, Pirouetting Pig Publications, 2006-First edition, paperback original. Fine in laminated wraps. Signed ''....
Jecks, Michael-The Death Ship at Dartmouth-London, Headline, 2006-First edition, first printing. Near Fine (slight toning to page edges) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket with Headline Signed by the author to the title page with Signed Copy sticker to front cover. Foreword by the author includes the background of the historical context, followed by a map of the three districts of Dartmouth in 1324.''It is 1324 and a disastrous autumn looms la....

The Death Ship at Dartmouth. A Knights Templar Mystery. **signed first edition**
£22.00
Jecks, Michael-The Death Ship at Dartmouth-London, Headline, 2006-First edition, first printing. Near Fine (slight toning to page edges) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket with Headline Signed by t....
Morpurgo, Michael; Hughes, Ted-All Around The Year. New Poems by Ted Hughes with photographs by James Ravilious and drawings by Robin Ravilious-London, John Murray, 1979-First edition. Signed by Michael Morpurgo without inscription to title page. Very Good (neat personal inscription on front free end paper) in Very Good but price-clipped dust jacket, with slight fading to spine, now loosely protected. The diary is a record of the lives and work o....

All Around The Year **signed first edition**
£50.00
Morpurgo, Michael; Hughes, Ted-All Around The Year. New Poems by Ted Hughes with photographs by James Ravilious and drawings by Robin Ravilious-London, John Murray, 1979-First edition. Signed by Micha....
Rochester, Julia-The House at The Edge of The World-London, Penguin, 2015. First edition, first printing, Fine without dust jacket as issued. Unsigned. The novel was long-listed for the Bailey's Prize 2016 and short-listed for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2016. The author, Julia Rochester. grew up in a village on the Exe Estuary. -''John Venton's drunken fall from a Devon cliff leaves his family with an embarrassing ghost.'' -

The House at The Edge of The World **first edition**
£15.00
Rochester, Julia-The House at The Edge of The World-London, Penguin, 2015. First edition, first printing, Fine without dust jacket as issued. Unsigned. The novel was long-listed for the Bailey's Prize....
Starkey, F.H.Odds and Ends from Dartmoor-Published by F.H. Starkey, 1984-First edition. Very Near Fine in illustrated wraps. Illustrated with 29 monochrome photographs.

Odds and Ends from Dartmoor
£8.00
Starkey, F.H.Odds and Ends from Dartmoor-Published by F.H. Starkey, 1984-First edition. Very Near Fine in illustrated wraps. Illustrated with 29 monochrome photographs.
Tregoning, Lance-Bovey Tracey, An Ancient Town. Its Story and Legend.Exeter, A. Wheaton and Co., 1983.First edition. Very Near Fine in illustrated wraps. The author was born in Bovey Tracey and served as churchwarden for many years, having access to the records formerly kept in the church. Liberally illustrated with monochrome photographs and maps.

Bovey Tracey, An Ancient Town. Its Story and Legend
£9.50
Tregoning, Lance-Bovey Tracey, An Ancient Town. Its Story and Legend.Exeter, A. Wheaton and Co., 1983.First edition. Very Near Fine in illustrated wraps. The author was born in Bovey Tracey and served....
Dalrymple, William-Nine Lives. In Search of the Sacred in Modern India-London, Bloomsbury, 2009-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket.Signed by the author to the title page.

Nine Lives. In Search of the Sacred in Modern India **signed first edition""
£50.00
Dalrymple, William-Nine Lives. In Search of the Sacred in Modern India-London, Bloomsbury, 2009-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dustjacket.Signed by the author to the title page.
Leigh Fermor, Patrick (ed. Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper)-The Broken Road. From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos-London, John Murray, 2013.First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine protected dust jacket.This is the final, much anticipated, volume of the travel writer's trilogy - following A Time of Gifts and Between The Woods and The Water. Patrick Leigh Fermor was working on the drafts of this book until shortly before his death, and two of hi....

The Broken Road. From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos. **first edition**
£32.00
Leigh Fermor, Patrick (ed. Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper)-The Broken Road. From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos-London, John Murray, 2013.First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine protected dust ja....
Pritchett, V. S.At Home and Abroad-London, Chatto & Windus, 1989-First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket (slight toning to page edges).Pritchett writes essays on his travel in North and South America, throughout Europe and especially the Mediterranean. He was regarded as one of the best travel writers of his day. -

At Home and Abroad **first edition**
£8.00
Pritchett, V. S.At Home and Abroad-London, Chatto & Windus, 1989-First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket (slight toning to page edges).Pritchett writes essays on his travel in North and South America,....
Master, Simon, introduction by-Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain-London, Batsford, 2012-Original material taken from ''The Britain of Brian Cook'', published by Batsford in 1987, including the Foreword by Sir Hugh Casson.Small format. Fine in illustrated boards without dustjacket as issued.(Simon Master is Brian Cook's son-in-law)-

Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain (small format) **first edition**
£8.00
Master, Simon, introduction by-Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain-London, Batsford, 2012-Original material taken from ''The Britain of Brian Cook'', published by Batsford in 1987, including the Forewo....
Powell, Neil-Amis & Son. Two Literary Generations-London, Macmillan, 2008-Very Near Fine (minor shelf wear) in Fine dustjacket.

Amis & Son. Two Literary Generations **first edition**
£10.00
Powell, Neil-Amis & Son. Two Literary Generations-London, Macmillan, 2008-Very Near Fine (minor shelf wear) in Fine dustjacket.
Cope, Wendy-Life, Love and The Archers, recollections, prose & reviews-London, Two Roads, 2014-First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page.Wendy Cope achieved instant fame with her first collection of poems Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis. This entertaining book comprises of writing drawn from published and unpublished work. -

Life, Love and The Archers, recollections, prose & reviews **signed first edition**
£16.99
Cope, Wendy-Life, Love and The Archers, recollections, prose & reviews-London, Two Roads, 2014-First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page.Wendy Cope achieved insta....
Tomalin, Claire-Thomas Hardy. The Time-Torn Man-London, Penguin Viking, 2006-First edition, first printing. Fine in Near Fine protected dust jacket with wraparound band depicting ''Signed copy''. Signed without dedication to title page. Fascinating biography of complex author and poet.

Thomas Hardy. The Time-Torn Man **signed first edition**
£25.00
Tomalin, Claire-Thomas Hardy. The Time-Torn Man-London, Penguin Viking, 2006-First edition, first printing. Fine in Near Fine protected dust jacket with wraparound band depicting ''Signed copy''. Sign....
Yorke, Malcolm-Eric Gill. Man of Flesh and Spirit-London, Constable & Company, 1981-First edition. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. No inscriptions and unclipped dust jacket.

Eric Gill. Man of Flesh and Spirit **first edition**
£18.00
Yorke, Malcolm-Eric Gill. Man of Flesh and Spirit-London, Constable & Company, 1981-First edition. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. No inscriptions and unclipped dust jacket.
Treglown, Jeremy-V. S. Pritchett. A Working Life-London, Chatto & Windus, 2005-First edition. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket.Biography of V S Pritchett: journalist, author, critic, described as the finest short story writer of the 20th Century.

V. S. Pritchett. A Working Life **first edition**
£12.00
Treglown, Jeremy-V. S. Pritchett. A Working Life-London, Chatto & Windus, 2005-First edition. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket.Biography of V S Pritchett: journalist, author, critic, described as the fin....
Shakespeare, Nicholas-Bruce Chatwin-London, Harvill, 1999-First edition, first printing. Very Near Fine in Fine protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. -Bruce Chatwin was a Director at Sotheby's, Sunday Times journalist, socialite, author and explorer, but was seen by many as an enigmatic loner. Nicholas Shakespeare was given exclusive access to Chatwin's notebooks, diaries and letters.

Bruce Chatwin **signed first edition**
£24.00
Shakespeare, Nicholas-Bruce Chatwin-London, Harvill, 1999-First edition, first printing. Very Near Fine in Fine protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. -Bruce Chatwin was a Dire....
Conradi, Peter J.A Very English Hero. The Making of Frank Thompson-London, Bloomsbury, 2012-First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket.Poet, war hero, intellectual idealist, lover of Iris Murdoch. Peter Conradi tracks his short life and heroic death as a member of the SOE in Bulgaria.

A Very English Hero. The Making of Frank Thompson **first edition**
£18.00
Conradi, Peter J.A Very English Hero. The Making of Frank Thompson-London, Bloomsbury, 2012-First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket.Poet, war hero, intellectual idealist, lover of Iris Murdoch. Peter ....
Hare, David-The Blue Touch Paper. A Memoir-London, Faber & Faber, 2015-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket.Signed by the author to the title page. Ticket for the signing event loosely laid in.Short-listed for the James Tait Black Memorial Biography Prize.

The Blue Touch Paper **signed first edition**
£65.00
Hare, David-The Blue Touch Paper. A Memoir-London, Faber & Faber, 2015-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket.Signed by the author to the title page. Ticket for the signing event loos....
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.

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....
Byatt, A. S.Wordsworth and Coleridge in Their Time-London, Nelson, 1970-First edition. Fine in dark brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spine in Near Fine dust jacket with minor creasing at head of spine. No inscriptions, not price-clipped.A. S. Byatt analyses the nature of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge at the time of great social, economic, political and literary change in late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Engla....

Wordsworth and Coleridge in their Time **first edition**
£30.00
Byatt, A. S.Wordsworth and Coleridge in Their Time-London, Nelson, 1970-First edition. Fine in dark brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spine in Near Fine dust jacket with minor creasing at head of....
Kathleen Raine edits and introduces-The Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge-London, The Grey Walls Press, 1950-Very Good in orange boards in slightly edge-worn but otherwise Very Good dust jacket (now loosely protected). No inscriptions, not price-clipped.

The Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, edited & introduced by Kathleen Raine. **First edition**
£15.00
Kathleen Raine edits and introduces-The Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge-London, The Grey Walls Press, 1950-Very Good in orange boards in slightly edge-worn but otherwise Very Good dust jacket (now ....
Colvin, David-Aubrey Beardsley, A Slave to Beauty-London, Orion, 1998-First edition. Fine in very near Fine dust jacket.Aubrey Beardsley was the most famous and notorious artist and illustrator of the fin de siècle. He was only 25 when he died of tuberculosis, but his work had a profound effect on his contemporaries, including Oscar Wilde.

Aubrey Beardsley, A Slave to Beauty **first edition**
£12.00
Colvin, David-Aubrey Beardsley, A Slave to Beauty-London, Orion, 1998-First edition. Fine in very near Fine dust jacket.Aubrey Beardsley was the most famous and notorious artist and illustrator of the....
Adam Sisman-John Le Carre. The Biography.London, Bloomsbury, 2015-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket.Written with exclusive access to David Cornwell, friends and family and to his archives. Heavy book, may therefore be posted by second class mail within the UK.

John Le Carre The Biography. First Edition
£45.00
Adam Sisman-John Le Carre. The Biography.London, Bloomsbury, 2015-First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket.Written with exclusive access to David Cornwell, friends and family and to his....
Summerscale, Kate-Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace. The Private Diary of A Victorian Lady-London, Bloomsbury, 2012.Fine in pale bue boards with gilt decoration and titles and without dustjacket as issued. -

Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace. The Private Diary of A Victorian Lady **first edition**
£16.99
Summerscale, Kate-Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace. The Private Diary of A Victorian Lady-London, Bloomsbury, 2012.Fine in pale bue boards with gilt decoration and titles and without dustjacket as issued. -
Purdey, Mark. Purdey Nigel, editor-Animal Pharm. One man's struggle to discover the truth about Mad Cow Disease and variant CJD.Clairview Books, East Sussex, 2007.Paperback original. Fine as issued in printed wraps.The remarkable autobiography of Mark Purdey, an organic farmer from Somerset, who, convinced of the dangers of over-use of agricultural chemicals, achieved world-wide fame for the research which led him to challenge the orthodox line o....

Animal Pharm **first edition**
£18.00
Purdey, Mark. Purdey Nigel, editor-Animal Pharm. One man's struggle to discover the truth about Mad Cow Disease and variant CJD.Clairview Books, East Sussex, 2007.Paperback original. Fine as issued in....
Sturgis, Matthew-Aubrey Beardsley-London, Harper Collins, 1998-Near Fine in Fine dustjacket. Liberally illustrated. Describes Beardsley's childhood and brief but dazzling career (he died at the age of only 25).

Aubrey Beardsley *first edition*
£17.00
Sturgis, Matthew-Aubrey Beardsley-London, Harper Collins, 1998-Near Fine in Fine dustjacket. Liberally illustrated. Describes Beardsley's childhood and brief but dazzling career (he died at the age of....
Galloway, George-The Fidel Castro Handbook-London, MQ Publishing, 2006-Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with minor shelf wear (small format hardback).Signed by the author.The extraordinary life of Fidel Castro - from rural childhood, through guerilla struggle, to Cuban leader. Liberally illustrated with monochrome photographs.

The Fidel Castro Handbook **signed first edition**
£15.00
Galloway, George-The Fidel Castro Handbook-London, MQ Publishing, 2006-Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with minor shelf wear (small format hardback).Signed by the author.The extraordinary life of Fidel ....
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