Modern First Edition Books - New listings - Just In (13 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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Mortal Mischief. Book 1 The Liebermann Papers. **Signed, dated and doodled**
code: L1718
Mortal Mischief. Book 1 The Liebermann Papers. **Signed, dated and doodled**
£28.00

Tallis, Frank

Mortal Mischief, Book 1, The Liebermann Papers

London, Century, 2005

First edition. Fine (unread) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed, dated (5.05.05) with the addition of the psi symbol. Book 1 of the Liebermann Papers, set in Vienna in 1902.

Max Liebermann is a young psychoanalyst who is called on to help his friend Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt investigate the death of a beautiful medium.

The Birthday Boys  **first edition**
code: B1753
The Birthday Boys **first edition**
£20.00

Bainbridge, Beryl

The Birthday Boys

London, Gerald Duckworth, 1991.  First edition. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to spine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.  Author's twelfth novel, based on Scott's ill-fated Antarctic Expedition.  A bright, clean copy with no toning or fading.

Turtles All The Way Down
code: G1710
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 front cover depicts "limited edition jacket poster".

Unsigned.

Devils Day  **signed first edition
code: H1712
Devil's Day **signed first edition""
£22.00

Hurley, Andrew Michael

Devil's Day

London, John Murray, 2017

First edition, first printing.  Fine as issued in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.  Signed by the author to the title page.

Andrew Michael Hurley won the Costa First Novel Award for The Loney.  This is his second novel.

Talking about Detective Fiction  **signed first edition**
code: J1701
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 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 craft.  Illustrated with cartoons by Fran.

Winner of the Mystery Readers International Macavity Award.

The Lesser Bohemians  **first edition**
code: M1729
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.

 

Precious and Grace.  The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency  **first edition**
code: M1732
Precious and Grace. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency **first edition**
£16.00

McCall Smith, Alexander

Precious and Grace.  The Ladies' No. 1 Detective Agency

UK, Little Brown, 2016.  First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in black boards with gilt titles to spine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.  Unsigned.  17th book in this popular series.

Solar Bones **first UK hardback edition, signed**
code: M1711
Solar Bones **first UK hardback edition, signed**
£30.00

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 paperback original.

BOE Irish Book of The Year, winner of the Goldsmith's Prize, long-listed for the Man Booker.

The Long Drop  **first edition**
code: FE170404
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.

 

Lucky Button  **first edition, signed by author & illustrator**
code: M1733
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 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?"

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
code: S1719
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
£40.00

Shaffer, Mary Ann

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

London, Bloomsbury, 2008

First edition, first printing.  Fine unread condition in Fine loosely protected dust jacket (mild toning to top page edges).

The film of the book is newly released (April 2018).  Sadly, the author did not live to see her only novel published.  She died in February, 2008.

Anatomy of a Scandal  **first edition**
code: V1703
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 Parlliament, The Old Bailey and oxford University, published to good reviews.

A Year of Marvellous Ways **first edition**
code: H1718
A Year of Marvellous Ways **first edition**
£15.00

Winman, Sarah

A Year of Marvellous Ways

London, Tinder Press, 2015

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

Second novel from the author of When God was a Rabbit.

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