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Winter  *signed first edition*
code: S1726
Winter *signed first edition*
£35.00

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

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".

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 Happy Prince **signed by illustrator, limited, private press edition**
code: W1726
The Happy Prince **signed by illustrator, limited, private press edition**
£30.00

Wilde, Oscar

The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Horizon Handmade Books, 1980. Hardback, limited edition, no. 903 of 2600 copies, designed and handbound by Peter and Carol Cholerton.

First edition thus. Illustrated (pen and ink reproductions) by Peter Cholerton. Limitation numbered and signed by Peter Cholerton. Fine in Very Good dust jacket.

Letterpress printed by Roundwood Press. The book contains all five stories originally published in 1888 as The Happy Prince and Other Tales. The Star-Child is from A House of Pomegranates first published in 1891.

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