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The High King

By: Alexander, Lloyd

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition USA

Seller ID: 111756


Blue boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is price-clipped. There is sunning to the dustjacket spine along with light edge-wear and chipping. The dustjacket is complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks better, but the sunning does downgrade it. There is a gift note in black ink on the top of the d/j front flap. The paper is uniformly cream, otherwise... View more info

The High King

By: Alexander, Lloyd

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition USA

Seller ID: 113155


Blue boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is price-clipped. There is sunning to the dustjacket spine along with edge-wear and chipping. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Good. There is a gift note in black ink on the top of the d/j front flap. The paper is uniformly cream, otherwise there are No other Inscriptions or Marks. 285 pp. Illus... View more info

Russian Folk Tales. Folk Tales of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: (1950)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113055


No Date given - but likely 1940s / early 1950? . In red-orange boards with blue decorative titling to the spine and decorated title stamped in blue and white to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some closed tears (internally repaired with clear archival tape) , some chipping and surface scrapes to the edges but is otherwise complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally so... View more info

Asimov's Mysteries

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Rapp & Whiting: 1968

Edition: 1st UK Edn

Seller ID: 112604


Dark blue cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is wrinkling/creasing to the dustjacket covers, along with stain marks, shelf-wear and edg-wear to the dustjacket extremities. There is fading to the front bottom edge of the cloth boards and there are light (foxing) brown spots to the page fore-edges. There is sunning to the endpapers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions... View more info

The Fairy-Tale Omnibus

By: Baxter, Doreen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110737


Charmingly illustrated boards with black titling on a red cloth spine. In the original publisher's illustrated and price-clipped dustjacket which has some edge wear to the extremities and a few closed tears which are now neatly repaired to the inside of the dustjacket with clear archive tape. The dustjacket has some internal foxing (brown spots) and some light smudging to the covers. The first few front and rear pages are sunned, the page fore-edges are uniformly tanned ... View more info

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. 1st Edition Thus with Coloured Illustrations by Quentin Blake

By: Dahl, Roald, Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Viking/Puffin: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (in this larger format with coloured illustrations); First Printing

Seller ID: 114000


FIRST EDITION Thus. (In this FORMAT and with Blakes' illustrations IN COLOUR). FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key -1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Laminated Pictorial Boards with similar, but not identical, pictorial Dustjacket. All delightfully illustrated by Quentin Blake. As New/Nr Fine. However the dustjacket has a little light 'shelfwear' from storage, but the book is FINE. The book was bought New and is Unread/Unused. The dustjacket just has a few light smudges/'ma... View more info

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The Simulacra

By: Dick, Philip K.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Magnum Books. Methuen Paperbacks Ltd: 1977

Edition: 1st UK Paperback

Seller ID: 113797


This is the 1977 Magnum first UK paperback edition with a cover illustration by Chris Moore. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. An Attractive Chris Moore illustrated cover. A very good Minus, sound vintage copy - some rubbing, light crease lines to the spine, and a former owners' name in biro on the first (synopsis) page before the title. Paper uniformly browned. Internally a Very Good - Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. " A few years from now... View more info

One Hundred Years of Science Fiction Illustration, 1840-1940

By: Frewin, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: St Albans, Panther: 1975

Edition: 1st UK Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 111832


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are very light smudges and creases to the card covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 128 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour line drawings. Two Appendices; L'Envoi; Bibliography; Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Very Good Plus' copy. "This comprehensive collection documents fully the rich and rewarding subject of science fictio... View more info

The Wizard of Oz The Official 50th Anniversary Pictorial History

By: Fricke, John & Jay Scarfone & William Stillman; Jr., Jack Haley

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 111697


Quarter-bound turquoise paper boards with bright gilt titling to the black cloth spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price clipped. There is very light edge-wear and smudges to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (x) + 245 pp. Accompanied by more than 400 illustrations, half of them in colour and many never before published. Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Credits. Overall, apart from the minor 'faul... View more info

The Encyclopaedia of Science Fiction Movies

By: Hardy, Phil

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1986

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 111983


Green boards with white titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the board's spine. There are light smudge/scratch marks and edge-wear to the covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 408pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. All-Time Fiction Rental Champs; Critics' Top Tens; Science Fiction Oscars; Select Bibliography; Index. Overa... View more info

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Celtic Fairy Tales. Collected, Annotated and Introduced by Joseph Jacobs

By: Jacobs, Joseph; (Illustrated by) Victor Ambrus

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Bodley Head Illustrated)

Seller ID: 110735


Comprised of the two collections, 'Celtic Fairy Tales' and ' More Celtic Fairy Tales', originally piublished in 1892 and 1894 respectively. Very Good PLUS, Clean green cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers decorated dustjacket which has some edge-wear along the top edge, and a few chips/closed tears which are now neatly repaired to the inside of the dustjacket with clear archive tape. Some foxing (brown spots) to the reverse of th... View more info

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Original Sin (SIGNED Copy)

By: James, P. D.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114207


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. Very Good black/grey boards with pale lemon titling to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. SIGNED and dated (1994) by the AUTHOR to the TITLE page in black ink, with no dedication. The paper/page edges have the usual acid toning (VERY ... View more info

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A Certain Justice (SIGNED Copy)

By: James, P. D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114208


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. FINE black/grey boards with pale lemon titling to the spine. In the original publisher's Near Fine pictorial dustjacket, just a few light smudges/scratches from storage which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible . The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. SIGNED by the AUTHOR to the TITLE pag... View more info

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Original Sin (SIGNED Copy)

By: James, P. D.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114221


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. Very Good black/grey boards with pale lemon titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped, but has a little creasing and rubbing to the very top of the d/j spine and to the tips of a couple of the corners. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG/NF. SIGNED by the AUTH... View more info

The Lunatic Republic

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110771


Blue boards with dulled gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped, has some fairly negligible edgewear to the extremities and a slightly sunned spine. The dustjacket (by Clarke Hutton) is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good. The top page fore-edge is slightly tanned with light foxing (brown spots) , otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 223 pp. Ov... View more info

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios and Other Stories

By: Martel, Yann

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111914


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the Correct Printer's Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. The FIRST book by the Booker Prize-winning Author of 'Life of Pi' and published First here in the UK and simultaneously with the First Canadian Knopf Edition. Black boards with bright white titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is Not clipped, but there is one small closed tear, now neatly repaired to the reverse of the dustjacket with c... View more info

Batman . Digital Justice

By: Moreno, Pepe

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Titan Books Ltd: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 112261


FIRST BRITISH EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Laminated decorated boards. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There is light edge-wear and creasing to the dustjacket corners, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with colour comic strips. Biography. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Cl... View more info

The Rain-Children . A Fairy-Tale in Physics

By: Orpen T. H.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK): 1916/17

Edition: Early Edition (Possible 1st?)

Seller ID: 111726


NO Date shown - but written on the front free endpaper is a long Prize Note (They must have run out of Prize labels) dated 1917, and tipped in between the tissue guarded frontispiece and the Title page is a printed slip stating that "All Author's profits from the sale of this work will be divided between the Belgian and Serbian Relief Funds...." . So a probable 1st Edition? . Original green cloth with light green titling and decoration to the spine and front boar... View more info

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The Streets of Ankh Morpork: Being a Concife and Possibly Even Accurate Mapp of the Great City of the Discworld : Including Unfeen University and Environs! ... (First Printing)

By: Pratchett Terry, and Stephen Briggs

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Corgi (Transworld ): 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113863


First edition first printing Map plus booklet, both enclosed in pictoral card covers. As issued without a dust jacket, VERY clean and complete. The corners and top and bottom of the card covers only are very slightly 'bumped', from storage, but o/w this is a very clean and bright Near FINE copy. Internally FINE. Black and White Illustrations by Stephen Briggs and Large Coloured Fold-out Map by Stephen Player. "There's a saying that all roads lead to Ankh-Morpork. And... View more info

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Maskerade

By: Pratchett, Terry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd,: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113743


True First British printing with original dustjacket, illustrated with a 'wrap-around'-type illustration, banded in gold, in full colour by Josh Kirby. Maroon coloured boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The head of the spine and the dustjacket are VERY minorly 'bumped' due to storage - Negligible. The dustjacket is NOT price-clipped, but has a retail price sticker over the original price. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic ... View more info