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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

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


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

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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

ISBN: 041701970X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0340508485

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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

ISBN: 070642557X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0370012526

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ in As New dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0571191649

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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

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The Stand. The Complete and Uncut Edition

By: King, Stephen

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1990

Edition: 1st Thus UK Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114700

ISBN: 0340358955

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. One small (pencil head sized) impressed 'spot' to the front cover. The spine is smooth, straight and uncreased. A near fine copy in a very good plus unclipped dust-jacket. A few small edge 'nicks' and some light impressed lines to the rear cover - all pretty negligible. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. A New Edition of the 1978 edition, but with ... View more info

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Cell (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £295.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2006

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114709

ISBN: 0743292332

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FINE copy - near 'As New' SIGNED copy. The US FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2, published by Scribner. Flat Signed by King to the front free endpaper without further inscription. Quarter bound with a black cloth spine and red boards. Bright Silver Titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, in a Brodart protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover, supplied when purchased new, and look... View more info

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From A Buick 8 (SIGNED COPY with Promotional Ticket)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £250.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2002

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114710

ISBN: 0743211375

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FINE copy - near 'As New' SIGNED copy. The US FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2, published by Scribner. Dedicated and Signed by Stephen King. "For Donald - Be well, Stephen King". Also enclosed is a Tall glossy Ticket for a "Special Event with Stephen King...at Borders - Ann Arbor Mall". Quarter bound in a royal blue cloth spine and light grey paper-covered boards. The undersides of the top edges/corners ar... View more info

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Bag of Bones (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £220.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1998

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114711

ISBN: 0684853507

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine SIGNED copy - almost 'As New'. The US FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2, published by Scribner. Dedicated and SIGNED by Stephen King on the page with the publisher's 'emblem' before the Title page. "To the Freeze, Best, Stephen King". Quarter bound with a white spine and with burnt orange paper-covered boards. Bright metallic copper titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket,... View more info

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Dreamcatcher (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £285.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114712

ISBN: 0743211383

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


Near Fine copy - SIGNED copy. The US FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2, published by Scribner. Looks Unread. Flat Signed by King to the front free endpaper without further inscription. Quarter bound with a purple cloth spine and light blue paper- covered boards. Bright Silver Titling to the spine. Head/Tail lightly 'turned' and 2 indent lines across the top/bottom of the spine from storage but NO damage. In the original pu... View more info

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The Shining (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £350.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday,: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114715

ISBN: 0385121679

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine SIGNED copy. Published by Doubleday. NO date shown, but most sources seem to think this was published in 1990 - this copy being a later impression with '18 19 17' as the publisher's key at the foot of the publishing detail page, indicating the impression. Dedicated, SIGNED and DATED by Stephen King on the Half Title page. "To Peter, Best wishes, , , and shine on! Stephen King 1/13/97". Quarter bound with a black cloth spine and light black paper-cover... View more info