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A Man of the People

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann 1966: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53577

Condition: Very Good


167 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn & rubbed. Spotting to top edge & fore-edge. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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Space, Time and Nathaniel (presciences)

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1957: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55376

Condition: Near Fine


208 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn with light staining to back panel. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis illustration. The author's first sci fi book. View more info

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Helliconia Spring. Helliconia Summer. Helliconia Winter. In three volumes

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1982 / 1983 / 1985: 1982

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 57727

ISBN: 0224018434

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. All volumes are first editions. 361; 398; 281, (4) pp. Hardbacks in pictorial dust jackets. Djs bright. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jackets not price-clipped. View more info

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Mr. Barrett's Secret and Other Stories

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson 1993: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50187

ISBN: 0091778905

Condition: Near Fine


185 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by the author Kingsley Amis on the title page. No ownership names or other markings. Near Fine/VG. View more info

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The James Bond Dossier

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1965: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57605

Condition: Very Good


159 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & edgeworn. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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Other People: A Mystery Story

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1981: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51558

ISBN: 0224017667

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 224 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dj very bright and fresh. Slight spotting to fore-edge. One section slightly loose. No ownership names. DJ not price-clipped. VG/VG View more info

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Money : A Suicide Note

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57150

Condition: Very Good


368 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Minor wear to dj. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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Money : A Suicide Note

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57821

Condition: Very Good


368 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Minor wear to dj. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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Other People: A Mystery Story

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1981: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57822

ISBN: 0224017667

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 224 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dj very bright and fresh. Slight spotting to fore-edge. One section slightly loose. No ownership names. DJ not price-clipped. VG/VG View more info

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The Tinted Venus : A Farcical Romance. Arrowsmith's Bristol Library Vol. VI

By: Anstey, F.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Bristol, J. W. Arrowsmith 1885: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52970

Condition: Very Good


(i), 192, (8) pp. Original brown cloth with black lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine ends. Bookplate to front pastedown. Early ink inscription to verso of ffep. Eight-page advert section at rear. Binding firm. A VG copy. View more info

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Hell! Said the Duchess

By: Arlen, Mchael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1934: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56781

Condition: Very Good


181 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in original dust wrapper. Dj chipped & torn with loss. Cloth clean. Pencil name to front endpaper. Internally clean. Uncommon in jacket. View more info

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The Green Hat a romance for a few People

By: ARLEN, Michael

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. 1924: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35010

Condition: Very Good


viii., 330, [3] pp. Gilt lettered chocolate brown cloth, some scattered foxing. View more info

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Clausentum

By: Arlott, John and Michael Ayrton

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49053

Condition: Very Good


28 pp. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Signed by John Arlott and the illustrator Michael Ayrton on the front free end paper. Small area of wear to front of dust wrapper. Frontispiece and six additional plates by Michael Ayrton. A VG copy in VG dj. View more info

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About the House

By: Auden, W. H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1966: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57893

Condition: Very Good


94 pp. Full cloth in dust wrapper. Bookplate to front endpaper. Clean copy. Errata slip tipped-in. Jacket not price-clipped. View more info

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Watson's Apology

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44645

ISBN: 0715619357

Condition: Very Good


222 pp, some fading to dustwrapper spine.104c View more info

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Cleaning Up

By: Banks, Iain M.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Birmingham, The Birmingham Science Fiction Group 1987: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48381

Condition: Near Fine


20 pp plus card wraps. Bent at top right corner. Signed by Banks on the title page, this is part of a numbered edition of 500. Novacon 17 Special. View more info

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Feersum Endjinn

By: Banks, Iain M.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Orbit 1994: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56169

ISBN: 1857232356

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author on the title-page. 279 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Leaves age-darkened. No ownership names. View more info

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First Light

By: Banville, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Bridgewater Press 2006: 2006

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 55068

ISBN: 0953419266

Condition: Fine


Signed limited edition. Signed by the author John Banville on the limitation leaf and inscribed on the title page. Unnumbered copy, out of series. 51 pp. Full cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original glassine wrapper. In Fine condition. View more info

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The Infinities

By: Banville, John

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Picador 2009: 2009

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 56356

ISBN: 0330450247

Condition: Fine


This is copy no. 29 of an edition of 35 copies bound in quarter Beech Nut cloth & patterned boards and signed by the author John Banville. 300 pp. Quarter cloth over patterned boards with gilt lettering to spine. In cloth slipcase. Boards designed at the Rampant Lions Press. No ownership marks. In Fine condition. View more info

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Algae : An Anthology of Phrases

By: Baring, Maurice, collected by

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1928: 1928

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 56101

Condition: Very Good


This is copy no. 99 of an edition limited to 100 copies on Kelmscott hand-made paper and signed by Maurice Baring. xiv, 116 pp. Original brown limp wraps with paper title label to front cover and in printed dust wrapper. In the original plain cardboard slipcase with paper title label to spine. Slipcase & dust wrapper slightly worn. Wraps clean and internally clean. No ownership marks. View more info