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2001: A Space Odyssey
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2001: A Space Odyssey

by Clarke, Arthur C.

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First
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First UK edition, first impression. Published shortly after the iconic Stanley Kubrick 1968 film adaptation whose screenplay was co-written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke.

Publisher's original black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A fine book with a small Foyles bookseller label to bottom corner of front paste-down in a near fine dust jacket with just a small mark to upper panel, a couple of isolated spots to verso and a little mild rubbing to corners.

An excellent copy of a science fiction highlight.
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A Bear Called Paddington - Inscribed by the Author
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A Bear Called Paddington - Inscribed by the Author

by Bond, Michael

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First
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First edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press: London and Glasgow, 1958). Signed and inscribed by the author to the front endpaper: "To Nina, with best wishes, Michael Bond". The dedicatee is Nina Froud who was a personal friend of the author and worked at his literary agency. The first book in the Paddington series where one of the most iconic and beloved British fictional characters first appeared, later going on to form the basis of several ongoing TV and successful film adaptations. Publisher's original red cloth with silver lettering to spine containing illustrations by Peggy Fortnum. A beautiful, fine and pristine book throughout, save for a touch of off-setting to endpapers. Appears unread. The original complete dust jacket is not price-clipped and is in unusually superior condition with a chip to spine head - not affecting any lettering - and a closed tear to top of upper panel fore-edge with a couple of tiny and inconspicuous nicks to the top edge of lower panel. A very rare… Read More
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The Book Thief
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The Book Thief

by Zusak, Markus

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Used - Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First UK edition, first impression. Signed by the author to the title page. Precedes the first children's edition published by Bodley Head.
Original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A very small and unobtrusive ding to head and foot of spine, else fine in a fine dust jacket. A fantastic example.
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The Cat in the Hat
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The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

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Used - Good
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First
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Hardcover
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First UK edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1958). Originally published in the US the previous year. Signed and inscribed by the author to front endpaper verso: 'for the children of Battersea with Best Wishes... Dr Seuss'. Rare thus.Publisher's original turquoise pictorial boards. Rubbing to edges and to spine with some bumping to corners; very slight bowing to upper board; contents clean and free from names and inscriptions.A good copy of an edition that is rare to find bearing a unique inscription from the author.
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A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

by Dickens, Charles

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Used - Very Good
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Fifth
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Hardcover
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Fifth edition (Chapman & Hall, 1844). Issued the year after the first edition, which was published in December 1843. Hand-coloured etched frontispiece and a further three plates by John Leech with four wood-engravings by W.J. Linton. Two pp advertisements at rear. Gilt edges with publisher's original cinnamon vertically ribbed cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Previous owner name to half-title dated 1844. Small stain on page 25 and one plate detached. A little light soiling/spotting to leaves here and there with some rubbing to edges. Hinges starting and binding a little exposed towards the rear of the book, but all pages, save for the one aforementioned plate, still firmly in place. A very good example.
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Creepshow
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Creepshow

by King, Stephen

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Used - Very Good
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First
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Paperback
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First edition, first impression. Art by Berni Wrightson and Michele Wrightson with cover art by Jack Kamen. The basis for the George Romero film adaptation of the same name.
A couple of soft creases to covers with some wear to spine, otherwise very good indeed and nice and clean internally.
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The Death and Life of Superman - Inscribed by Jerry Siegel
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The Death and Life of Superman - Inscribed by Jerry Siegel

by Stern, Roger

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First
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Hardcover
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First edition, first impression, published by Bantam Press in 1993. Signed, inscribed and dated to the half-title page by Jerry Siegel, the comic book writer who created the Superman character along with his friend Joe Shuster: 'The infant from the planet Krypton who, on earth grew up to become the man of steel! 11-20-94'.
The book is additionally inscribed to the front endpaper by Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill and Jack Larson. Kirk Alyn and Noel Neil were the first actors to play 'Superman' and 'Lois Lane' in the characters' first ever live action appearance in the 1948 15 part movie serial from Columbia Pictures. Jack Larson played 'Jimmy Olsen' in the first TV series 'The Adventures of Superman' that ran from 1956-1958. Roger Stern, the author, has also signed the book to the title page.
Original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Some toning to edges with a touch of pushing to spine ends and very minor knocks to corners. Nice and fresh internally and free from writing, aside from the… Read More
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Dracula
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Dracula

by Stoker, Bram

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Used - Fine
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Limited
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Hardcover
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Limited edition, published by Constable in 2012 to commemorate the hundred-year anniversary of the author's death.
Limited to 1,000 copies with a new introduction by Colm Toibin, each of which is a facsimile of the first edition published by Archibald Constable in 1897, and contains a never-before-seen copy of the original contract between Bram Stoker and his publisher.
Original yellow cloth with lettering to spine and upper board in red. A fine copy, housed in a fine red cloth slipcase. The original box in which the book was issued is also included.
A lovely edition of one of the best-known and most popular works of English literature and gothic fiction.
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East of Eden
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East of Eden

by Steinbeck, John

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First edition, first impression and first state with 'bite' for 'bight' on page 281. The title described by the author himself as his magnum opus.
Small pinhole to spine with a small and faint stain to bottom for-edge of text block. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a couple of closed tears and small nicks to edges with some shallow chipping to spine foot. Some of the usual toning to spine panel. A very good copy indeed.
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East of Eden: Chapter 34
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East of Eden: Chapter 34

by Steinbeck, John

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Used - Near Fine
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Paperback
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Two variants (no priority) containing Chapter 34 from the novel 'East of Eden', privately printed and limited to only 125 copies. The first ever appearance of an extract from the novel, issued prior to its publication in 1952. These copies were mailed by the author to his nephew-in-law, David Heyler. Both housed in the original envelope signed and addressed by Steinbeck. From the Mary Steinbeck Dekker Family Collection.
Very faint traces of soiling to rear cover of one booklet with a little peripheral toning to the covers of the other, else near fine.
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Enduring Love
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Enduring Love

by McEwan, Ian

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Used - Near Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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SGD 104.51
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First edition, first impression. Signed by the author to the title page.
Grey cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A near fine book with some pushing to spine ends and very slight fading to spine, in a very good and unclipped dust jacket with some fading to spine panel and wear to spine ends with a few light marks to lower panel.
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Used - Near Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First edition, first impression in first issue dust jacket.

Original publisher's cloth. Some rubbing to label on spine with toning to edges and a small area of browning to edge of of paste-downs and endpapers. Contents beautifully clean throughout otherwise.

The original and unclipped dust jacket has a little soft crease close to fore-edge of upper panel, else in beautiful, fine condition.

A fantastic example of one of the author's highlight titles.
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A Game of Thrones
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A Game of Thrones

by Martin, George R. R.

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Used - Near Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First UK edition, first impression. True first edition, preceding that of the US. Jacket illustration by Jim Burns.
Original red cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Some toning and spotting to edges and opening pages, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. A lovely copy.
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God Emperor of Dune
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God Emperor of Dune

by Herbert, Frank

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Used - Near Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First UK edition, first impression. The fourth book in the Dune series. Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page in the year of publication.
Original orange cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A near fine book with a little pushing to spine foot and a couple of very small, faint and inconspicuous marks to upper board.
The original dust jacket is in beautifully sharp, fine condition with the slightest hint of fading to the spine panel and minor creasing to top corner. Rare in such good condition.
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Goldfinger
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Goldfinger

by Fleming, Ian

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Used - Very Good+
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First
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Hardcover
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First edition, first impression. The seventh novel in the James Bond series and the basis for the popular third film released in 1964. Cover art by Richard Chopping.
Original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt and embossed skull to upper board with gold coins in the eye sockets. A very good copy indeed with a little spotting to edges and to front and rear endpapers and paste-downs. Small area of tape residue to front and, far less conspicuously, rear paste-down. Contents beautifully clean otherwise and free from names or inscriptions.
The original and unclipped dust jacket is unusually bright with none of the often seen toning to the spine panel. A few tape marks to verso and mild traces of wear to top edge, otherwise excellent.
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The Great Dune Trilogy: Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune
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The Great Dune Trilogy: Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune

by Herbert, Frank

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Used - Very Good
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First
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Hardcover
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First edition thus, first impression, featuring one of the most important and influential works of science fiction.
Original red imitation leather binding with lettering to spine in gilt and decorative map endpapers and paste-downs. Some spotting to top edge and, far more faintly, to fore-edge with a couple of knocks to corners and upper spine hinge, otherwise very good, in a very good dust jacket, featuring striking artwork by Terry Oaks, with some moderate wear to edges and minor colour transfer to spine foot verso.
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The Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Used - Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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First Canadian edition, first impression (McClelland and Stewart, 1985). Signed and inscribed by the author to half-title: 'For Nancy - Best Wishes - Margaret Atwood'. Featuring striking dust jacket artwork by Tad Aronowicz. The true first edition, preceding that of the UK and the US. Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and more recently adapted into a successful TV series.

Quarter-bound in maroon cloth with cream boards and white lettering to spine. A fine and clean copy with some of the seemingly always present rubbing to the spine ends.

The original and unclipped dust jacket has a nick to spine foot, but is otherwise beautifully crisp and sharp.

A uniquely superior example of a classic of dystopian fiction.
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by Rowling, J. K.

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Used - Fine
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First Deluxe
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Hardcover
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First deluxe edition, first impression. Original blue cloth with pictorial on-lay to upper board featuring artwork by Cliff Wright. Green ribbon marker and lettering to spine and upper board in gilt. A minuscule knock half way down the edge of upper board, else a fantastic copy.
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by Rowling, J. K.

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Used - Very Good+
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First
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Hardcover
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First edition, first impression and second state with 'J. K. Rowling to copyright page, dropped text corrected on page 7 and no advertisements to rear. Original pictorial boards. Some toning to edges and a slight spine slant with a brief inscription to top of front endpaper and round price sticker to front paste-down, very good or better otherwise. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some fading to spine panel, else near fine.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by Rowling, J. K.

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Used - Fine
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First Deluxe
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Hardcover
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First deluxe edition, first impression. One of 4,869 copies issued in the initial print run.
Original red cloth and red endpapers. Lettering to spine in gilt. Gold edges and ribbon marker with pictorial on-lay to upper board featuring artwork by Thomas Taylor. An excellent, fine example.
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