Modern First Edition Books - New listings - New Book Listings General (13 books)
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Slapton Sands
code: C1750
Slapton Sands
£15.00

Cottam, Francis

Slapton Sands

London, Simon & Schuster, 2006

First edition, first printing. Fine (slight toning of page edges as seems usual) in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. Novel based on the tragic events on Slapton Sands in Devon, where nearly 1500 American Marines lost their lives while making preparations for the D-Day landings.

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse. Gift Edition
code: M1790
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse. Gift Edition
£38.50

Mackesy, Charlie.

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

Gift Edition, Waterstones exclusive edition, first edition thus,  first printing. Fine without dust jacket as issued in illustrated boards quarter bound with maroon cloth and gilt titles to spine. Complete with silver-colored ribbon marker.

Exclusive Gift Edition commissioned by Waterstones; instant success named Waterstones Book of The Year.

Winter  *signed first edition*
code: S1726
Winter *signed first edition*
£55.00

Smith, Ali

Winter

London, Hamish Hamilton, 2017

First edition, first printing. Fine as issued in grey boards with silver and black titles in Fine half-dust jacket. Signed by the author to the title page. Cover artwork by David Hockney. Endpaper artwork by Barbara Hepworth.

The second novel in Ali Smith's Seasonal cycle, following the Booker shortlisted Artumn. Shortlisted for the George Orwell Political Prize (one of only six novels to have been shortlisted for this prize). Orange signed copy sticker on front cover. Paypal accepted. Bookseller Inventory # S1726

A Little Hatred.  The Book of Madness Book 1
code: A1731
A Little Hatred. The Book of Madness Book 1
£20.00

Abercrombie, Joe

A Little Hatred. The Book of Madness, Book 1

London, Gollancz, 2019.  First edition, first printing, fine as issued in fine dust jacket.  Signed by the author to the title page. 

"The Age of The Machine dawns, but the Age of Magic refuses to die".

Tiger  **signed first edition**
code: P1768
Tiger **signed first edition**
£22.00

Clark, Polly

Tiger

London, Quercus, 2019

First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket.  Signed by the author to the title page.  Author's well-received second novel, following the prize-winning Larchfield, which was also short-listed for the T.S. Eliot Prize.

Sharpes Devil.  Richard Sharpe and The Emperor, 1820-1821
code: C1755
Sharpe's Devil. Richard Sharpe and The Emperor, 1820-1821
£20.00

Cornwell, Bernard

Sharpe's Devil.  Richard Sharpe and The Emperor, 1820-1821

London, Harper Collins, 1992.

First edition, first printing with full number line. Near Fine (minor shelf-wear) in Near Fine dust jacket with minor spotting to gilt  titles on front cover, unclipped dust jacket but without any price (copy designed for export?) Dust jacket loosely protected.  Sharpe, out of loyalty to the widow of a former ally, is bound for Chile and on one last expedition with his companion in adventure, Patrick Harper.

The Lost Letters of William Woolf *signed first edition*
code: C1739
The Lost Letters of William Woolf *signed first edition*
£22.00

Cullen, Helen

The Lost Letters of William Woolf

London, Michael Joseph, 2018

First edition, first printing. Fine in colourful decorated boards without dust jacket as issued with Waterstone's 'Signed by Author' sticker to front board. "Inside the Lost Letters Depot in East London, William Wood is one of thirty letter detectives who spend their days solving mysteries".  Signed by author: "With every good wish, Helen Cullen".

Leonard and Hungry Paul
code: H1741
Leonard and Hungry Paul
£25.00

Hession, Ronan

Leonard and Hungry Paul

Hebden Bridge, UK, Bluemoose Books.  First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Unsigned. Word of mouth success, described by the Irish musician author as "a tribute to the kindness I have experienced all my life".

Bring on The Clowns *signed first edition*
code: H1729
Bring on The Clowns *signed first edition*
£30.00

Hugill, Beryl

Bring on The Clowns

Devon, David & Charles, 1980

First edition, signed with dedication "To C....  and  M...., Very Best Wishes, Beryl Hugill, April 1981", to FFEP. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with some fading to spine and spine seams.

"Here in one major performance are all the world's clowns...carpet and run-in-clowns of the circuses, the splendidly-dressed white-faced clowns, the Hobo clowns.  Beryl Hugill reveals the secrets of their techniques".

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
code: J1708
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
£15.00

Joyce, Harold

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

London, Doubleday, 2012.

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket.

First edition, first printing. Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. Rachel Joyce's first novel, it was long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, and also won the UK National Book Award for New Writer of the Year. 

 

The Dutch House  **Exclusive First Edition**
code: P1736
The Dutch House **Exclusive First Edition**
£25.00

Patchett, Ann

The Dutch House

London, Bloomsbury, 2019

Waterstone's Special Edition.  First UK edition, first printing.  Unsigned. Fine as issued in navy boards with silver silt titles to spine and blue stencilled page edges with Delft-style blue and white tile pattern in Fine dust jacket.

Men of Ireland. Signed limited edition
code: T1723
Men of Ireland. Signed limited edition
£135.00

Trevor, William

Men of Ireland

Oundle Festival of Literature, 2007. One of a limited edition of 120 copies signed by William Trevor to the half title (this copy numbered 66). Fine in Fine glassine cover.  Bound in boards covered with specially designed patterned paper by the Fine Book Bindery, Wellingborough.   Frontispiece engraving by Geraldin Waddington, printed from the wood block. Designed and printed by Sebastian Carter at The Rampant Lion Press, Cambridge.

Red at The Bone
code: W1733
Red at The Bone
£20.00

Woodson, Jacqueline

Red at The Bone

London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2020

First UK edition, first printing. Fine as issued in Fine dust jacket. Signed by author with initials to publisher's tipped-in page. New York Times best seller.

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