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1 Pride and Perjury [SIGNED 1st Edition]
Aitken, Jonathan HarperCollins London 2000 0002740753 / 9780002740753 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. Flat SIGNED by the author on the title page. In VERY GOOD - near fine condition. Dust jacket price clipped. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 392pp. 301411 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
16 At the Still Point (SIGNED)
Benson, Mary Chatto and Windus London 1971 0701102853 / 9780701102852 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
A slight forwards lean to the spine. INSCRIBED / SIGNED by the author on the f.e.p. No dedication; the inscription reads 'From Mary Benson, with best wishes - Mary 1971'. Not price-clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 022578 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 Planet of Spirits (Fifteen Poems) (SIGNED copy)
Aldrich, Robert The Mitre Press London 1975 0705102181 / 9780705102186 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Signed by the poet on the reverse of the half-title page: 'With best wishes, Robert Aldrich, June 1975'. Very good. Some pale foxing spots to the boards, endpapers and dust jacket flaps. Blue cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor rubs and nicks to the dust jacket edges. Not price-clipped. Original price of 1.25 net. on the front flap. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 22cm. 49pp. 100094 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
17 Love Bakery : Cupcakes from the Heart [Signed Copy]
Blears, Samantha Ivy Press 2010 0857570293 / 9780857570291 Hardcover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New and signed by the author on the half-title page. RRP 16.99. Sam Blears opened her Love Bakery on London's iconic King's Road in March 2009. The neon-pink sign over the door, the jars of sweets on the counter, the displays of sparkle-covered cupcakes on pretty cake stands all capture the sense of joy that has made a community take a bakery to its heart. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 300507 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
3 Jack Davenport: Beaufighter Leader [Signed by the Author]
Alexander, Kristen Allen & Unwin Australia 2009 1741757762 / 9781741757767 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Second hand paperback in very good, clean and tight condition. Appears lightly read / unread. Very slightly tanned pages. Signed by the author on the title page. No inscriptions. pp. xxv, 306. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103930 
Price: 14.50 GBP

 
18 Mistress of Melthorpe [SIGNED by the author]
Bloom, Alan Aidan Ellis Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, UK 1996 0856282723 / 9780856282720 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: 'Good wishes from Alan Bloom 1998'. A novel from the well-known horticulturist and founder of Bressingham Gardens and Blooms of Bressingham. Alan Bloom (1906-2005). A very good clean copy - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Not price-clipped. Original price of 16.99 printed on the front flap. Jacket design by Craig Dodd. From the front flap of the dust jacket: ...'"Berkeley will have to go - he's not right for our type of garden." And so Tom Berkeley's fate appears to have been sealed, as Gerald Potts decides that his new gardener cannot be trusted with the garden at Melthorpe Manor. A small legacy gives Anne Potts a chance to gain her independence from her overbearing husband; and she and Tom find happiness together through his love of plants and her need to carve out a life of her own.' 152pp. 22cm. 100095 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 Alentejo Blue [Signed Limited Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday 2006 0385604866 / 9780385604864 First Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
LIMITED EDITION. Hand numbered - number 989 or 1000 copies. Flat SIGNED by Monica Ali on the title page. Book and slipcase in navy blue cloth. No dust jacket (as issued by the publisher). Book is in FINE condition. Slipcase NEAR FINE - there is a slight mark on the base of the case where it looks as though the original price sticker has been removed. 299pp. 23cm x 14.5cm. 100443 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
19 With a Little Luck: An American Odyssey/the Remarkable Life of a Self-Made Woman and Her Spirited Journey to the Top [Signed by the Author]
Boehm, Helen F. Rawson Associates New York 1985 0892562773 / 9780892562770 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.25" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the reverse of the front endpaper. 219pp. Short tear to the front cover of the dust jacket (with old tape repair to underside of jacket). Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 024770 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 Brick Lane [Signed 1st Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday London 2003 038560484x / 9780385604840 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Excellent condition FINE hardback in NEAR FINE dust jacket - The DJ has a few very slight bumps to the top edge. Flat SIGNED by the author on the title page. First edition [1st impression - number line 1 - 2]. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 413pp. 24cm. 300409 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
20 The First 30 Odd Years: An Autobiography [Inscribed by the AUTHOR]
Braude, Michael Horizon Press New York 1976 081800228X / 9780818002281 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - 9.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the f.e.p. [inscription dated 1978]. 004639 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 Walking Away: Further Travels with a Troubadour on the South West Coast Path [SIGNED First Edition]
Armitage, Simon Faber & Faber London 2015 0571298354 / 9780571298358 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback, in excellent FINE condition. First printing. SIGNED by the author on the title page (flat signed, no inscription or other marks). Not content with walking the Pennine Way as a modern day troubadour, an experience recounted in his bestseller and prize-wining Walking Home, the restless poet has followed up that journey with a walk of the same distance but through the very opposite terrain and direction far from home. In Walking Away Simon Armitage swaps the moorland uplands of the north for the coastal fringes of Britain's south west, once again giving readings every night, but this time through Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, taking poetry into distant communities and tourist hot-spots, busking his way from start to finish. From the surreal pleasure dome of Minehead Butlins to a smoke-filled roundhouse on the Penwith Peninsula then out to the Isles of Scilly and beyond, Armitage tackles this personal Odyssey with all the poetic reflection and personal wit we've come to expect of one of Britain's best loved and most popular writers. 276pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305020 
Price: 20.49 GBP

 
21 A Time to Remember [Inscribed by the Author]
Brett, Kenneth Adelphi Press London 1993 1856540944 / 9781856540940 Paperback Very Good 8vo - 8.25" Tall Inscribed By the Author
Appears lightly read. Reading crease to the spine and front cover. Inscribed by the author on the title page, inscription reads: 'To Mary with congratulations on your birthday - Kenneth Brett.' 145pp. 039770 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah [SIGNED copy]
Armstrong, Karen Atlantic Books London 2006 1903809754 / 9781903809754 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Signed by the author on the title page [flat signed, no inscription]. pp. xviii, 469. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103847 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
22 G. C. Lichtenberg: Die Geschichte Eines Gescheiten Mannes
Brinitzer, Carl Rainer Wunderlich Verlaf Tubingen 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.25" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Text is in German. Includes a typed poem in German inscribed to Anne Dreydel which appears to be hand-signed by Carl Brinitzer - pasted on to the front endpaper. VG clean condition. The dust jacket is darkened / tanned at the edges - now supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 331pp. 035765 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Butterflies of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
Asher, Jim Pisces Publications Newbury, Berkshire 1994 1874357021 / 9781874357025 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Original burgundy red boards. Bright, near fine, clean and tight condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Signed by the author on the title page (flat signed - no inscription). Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. viii, 136. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305244 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
23 Stephen Broadbent, Sculptor: Commissions From 1987-1997 [SIGNED copy]
Broadbent, Stephen Guy Woodland 1998 0953199509 / 9780953199501 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Stephen Broadbent on the title page - flat signed, no inscriptions. Small bumps to the bottom corners. Otherwise excellent, near fine condition. 95pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303948 
Price: 28.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Streets of Askelon [Inscribed by the AUTHOR]
Aspler, Tony Secker & Warburg London 1972 0436022303 / 9780436022302 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Some minor rubs to the dust jacket, and a faded spine. Not price clipped (2.00 net original price printed on the front flap). Inscribed by the AUTHOR Tony Aspler on the f.e.p. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way), 200pp. 300777 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 The Gardens of the Dead (Signed 1st Edition)
Brodrick, William Little, Brown London 2006 0316724661 / 9780316724661 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Flat signed and dated by the author on the title page (no inscription - dated 16/2/06). First edition. Excellent condition - NEAR FINE - a very slight tilt to the spine. Not clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a loose archival clear film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 336pp. 24cm. The second Father Anselm mystery. 100249 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
10 Miss Hickory [Signed Copy]
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin ; lithographs by Ruth Gannett The Viking Press New York 1948 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gannett, Ruth SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
3rd printing. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Additional gift inscription to the half-title page. Grey cloth boards. Lovely illustrated endpapers - orange, black and white and black and white lithographic illustrations in the text. Cut-outs from the dust jacket are loosely inserted into the book. Slight bruising to the corners of the boards. Pages very clean except for a few light brown grubby marks to pages 10-11. 123pp. Miss Hickory is a country woman whose body was an applewood twig and whose head was a hickory nut. A delightful children's story. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 026801 
Price: 23.50 GBP

 
25 Valentine's Manual of Old New York
Brown, Henry Collins Valentine's Manual Inc. New York 1926 Hardback Fair No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Blue cloth boards are significantly damp-damaged / faded. In clean and tidy condition internally. There is an inscription by the author on the front endpaper, written to the former prime-minister Stanley Baldwin, which reads: 'Hon. Stanley Baldwin, in appreciation of his interest in History, this book is presented by the author, his admirer, with every kind wish. Henry Collins Brown. Sept. 29th 1926.' 388pp. 052719 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
11 David Bailey NY JS DB 62 [SIGNED COPY]
Bailey, David ; with essay by Martin Harrison Steidl 2007 3865214142 / 9783865214140 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
INSCRIBED on the title page by David Bailey to Hercules [Bellville], late American film producer. Inscription dated 2007. Black cloth with silver titles and silver page edges. No dust jacket (as issued). In excellent FINE condition. 302521 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
26 Tracks of My Years [SIGNED COPY]
Bruce, Ken Sidgwick & Jackson 2009 0283070692 / 9780283070693 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by Ken Bruce - flat signed, no inscription - on the title page. Excellent FINE condition throughout. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 255pp. 302679 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
12 Kitty & Virgil [SIGNED COPY]
Bailey, Paul The Overlook Press New York 2000 1585670103 / 9781585670109 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED 1ST EDITION. Flat signed by the author on the title page; no inscriptions or dedications. Orange cloth spine, red boards. In VERY GOOD - NEAR FINE condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. Unmarked. Slight bruising to the top edge of the dust jacket. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 280pp. 301960 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
27 Ken Oliver, The Benign Bishop [SIGNED by Ken Oliver]
Buglass, Dan Marlborough Books 1994 1873919158 / 9781873919156 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Other
Signed by Ken Oliver on the half-title page. The book would be described as very good condition, except for heavy bumps to the bottom corners. Clean condition. No inscriptions. Dust jacket price clipped. 183pp. 303939 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
13 That Was Then... Selected Stories
Barr, Tom United Writers Publications Ltd Cornwall 2000 1852000902 / 9781852000905 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by the author (with the author's best wishes, but not inscribed) on the f.e.p. Excellent condition hardback and dust jacket. Original RRP 15.95. Short stories. 167pp. 301122 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
28 Breaking The Limits: The Sam Ermolenko Story [Signed First Edition]
Burford, Brian ; Ermolenko, Sam Tempus Publishing Stroud, Glos 2003 0752425854 / 9780752425856 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Sam Ermolenko on the title page - flat signed; no inscription or dedication. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Original black boards. The dust jacket is lightly bruised at the edges. Base of spine lightly bumped. Binding is firm and square. Pages in nice, clean condition. Dust jacket not price clipped. 239pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104416 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
14 Soul of the Age: The Life, Mind and World of William Shakespeare
Bate, Jonathan Penguin Books London 2009 0141015861 / 9780141015866 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
In very good, clean and tight condition. Very small flattened crease to the top corner of the back cover. Inscribed by the author to the late crime writer P. D. James on the title page ('For Phyllis'). This came from the personal library of P. D. James. Pages have slightly darkened / tanned. Appears barely read or unread. pp. x, 500. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104727 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
29 Mary and Richard: The Story of Richard Hillary and Mary Booker [Inscribed by the Author to P. D. James]
Burn, Michael Andre Deutsch London 1988 0233982809 / 9780233982809 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by the author to the late crime novelist P. D. James [1920-2014] on a pasted on note on the front endpaper. This book is from the collection of the late P. D. James. Original blue boards. Light bruising to spine ends. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine. In very good, clean condition throughout. 249pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104650 
Price: 28.50 GBP

 
 
15 George's Lair [SIGNED First Edition]
Bayley, J. Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 1996 0715627473 / 9780715627471 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
There is a small mark to the lower edge of the front board under the dust jacket. A one inch tear to the back cover of the dust jacket at the bottom corner. Otherwise in lovely clean condition. Signed by the author on the title page, 'With Best Wishes John Bayley Nov'96' - no inscription or dedication. Not price-clipped - the DJ is supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 208pp. 044128 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
30 A Royal Duchy: A Portrait of the Duchy of Cornwall [Signed Copy]
Burnett, David; Slatter, Peyto The Dovecote Press Wimborne, Dorset 1996 1874336393 / 9781874336396 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Slatter, Peyto (photographs by) Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page, and hand-dated October 1996; signed by the photographer on the opposite page. There is a previous owner's gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Original green boards. Small foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges and some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. 24.5cm. 160pp. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. Discount available for collection from our North Oxfordshire retail shop. 100127 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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