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My Name is . . . (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 342pp. This copy signed by the author on the on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy ( pages slightly tanned) in a very faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Seven Tales of the Pendulum

Oxford University Press, Oxford
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 227pp, illustrations in text, etc
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Unweaving the Rainbow - Science Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Allen Lane / Penguin Press, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 336pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Princess of the School

Blackie & Son, London
Thick 8vo in decoratively printed tan cloth, 288pp, frontispiece, plus 5 other full page plates by Frank Wiles (all present). Though undated this is the first edition published in late 1920
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked and clearly unread copy ( top edge of page block faintly dusty, page-block edges a little foxed. An excellent copy
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The Madcap of the School

Blackie & Son, London
Thick 8vo in decoratively printed brown cloth, 288pp, frontispiece, plus 5 other full page plates by Balliol Salmon (all present). First printed in 1917 this is the 2nd printing done in 1920. Later editions were illustrated by H L Bacon.
Small neat inscription on front bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper (dated 1920). An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked and clearly unread copy ( top edge of page block slightly dusty, page-block edges a little foxed. An excellent copy
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A Popular Schoolgirl

Blackie & Son, London
Thick 8vo in decoratively printed in Art Nouveau style in light grey boards, 288pp, frontispiece plus 5 other full page plates by Balliol Salmon (all present). Undated but first printed in early 1920. Later editions were illustrated by H L Bacon.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked and clearly unread copy ( top edge of page block slightly dusty, page-block edges a little foxed. An excellent copy
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The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O

Borough Press, London
1st printing. Thick, heavy 8vo. in black boards, 752pp
NEW unread and unmarked copy ( pages very slightly tanned) in a NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Constant Gardener

Hodder & Stoughton, London
Thick, heavy 8vo. in blue boards, gilt lettering to spine 508pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Smiley's People

Hodder & Stoughton, London
1st printing. 8vo in dark blue boards, gilt lettering to spine, 327pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy ( top edge of page block faintly dusty ) in a FINE complete priced Dust Jacket (hint of tanning to inner flaps, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Girl in Blue

Barrie and Jenkins, London
8vo in dark blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 191pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned and slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise near FINE complete Dust Jacket (26s / ?1.30) - looks fine in its removable transparent protector
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Never Let Me Go (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in dark green boards, white lettering to spine, 263pp. This copy signed by the author on the on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An AS NEW unmarked and unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (minute speck of rub to bottom corner tip of rear inner flap fold, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The God Delusion

Bantam Press, London
3rd Impression. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 406pp, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked and unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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William Oughtred - A Great Seventeenth- Century Teacher of Mathematics

Open Court Publishing Co., Chicago & London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in blind ruled green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 100pp, index
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a very slightly chipped but otherwise almost FINE complete Dust Jacket (a little under-sized as is common with many books from this publisher). An excellent copy
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Einstein's Greatest Mistake - the Life of A Flawed Genius (SIGNED COPY)

Little Brown, London
8vo in boards, white lettering to spine, 280pp illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc. On the latter part of Einstein's career when he diverged from much of mainstream (mainly quantum) physics. This copy signed by the author on the page facing the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
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The Fear Index (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in red faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 323pp, This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An AS NEW unread copy (pages slightly tanned ) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Lights of Manchester (SIGNED COPY)

Century, London
Thick, heavy 8vo. in pale tan faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 632pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (as Tony W) and also inscribed by him on the front blank fly-leaf to a to a close friend. The book also has the recipients' bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper. In 1960 Tony Warren created and wrote all the early episodes of Coronation Street. This is his first novel
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Foot of the Rainbow (SIGNED COPY)

Century, London
1st printing. Thick, heavy 8vo. in purple faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 505pp. Inscribed and signed by the author, to a close friend, on the title-page. The book also has the recipients' bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper. In 1960 Tony Warren created and wrote all the early episodes of Coronation Street
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Behind Closed Doors (SIGNED COPY)

Century, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 403pp. Inscribed and signed by the author, to a close friend, on the title-page, and also inscribed and signed on a bookplate tipped-in on the half title leaf. The book also has the recipients' bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper. In 1960 Tony Warren created and wrote all the early episodes of Coronation Street
Pages tanned else a well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (faintly creased along top edges, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Full Steam Ahead (SIGNED COPY)

Century, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 394pp. Inscribed and signed on the title-page by Warren (as 'the North Willy' a joke name between him and the recipient, a close friend). The book also has the recipients' bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper. In 1960 Tony Warren created and wrote all the early episodes of Coronation Street
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread copy (pages slightly tanned ) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (faintly creased at head of spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Oppenheimer - the Years of Risk

Prentice-hall, New Jersey
8vo in green faux leather covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, 292pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (top edge of page block slightly and faintly foxed) in a very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Exploring Space with A Camera

Nasa / National Aeronautic and Space Administration, Washington D c
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in pale blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 214pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
A well preserved FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (slight tanning to spine, hint of tanning to leaves)
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Port Tarascon - the Last Adventures of the Illustrious Tartarin

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London
1st printing. Heavy 8vo. The first UK issue in decoratively black and gilt printed steel blue cloth (later issues were plain ruled), bevel edges, top edge gilt, 359pp, portrait frontispiece, with tissue guard plus numerous illustrations in text, 32pp publishers ads at rear (dated October 1889). Though dated 1891 on the title-page Edel & Laurence (B 6b) say it was first issued in November 1890 after the US edition, a few later sources dispute this and suggest it was a few days before or simultaneous.
An uncommonly well preserved and very clean and tight near FINE copy (spine and covers faintly dusty, spine just a little tanned, cover corner tips and spine ends very slightly shelf rubbed, pages very mildly tanned). An unusually nice copy of the scarcer decoratively bound first issue.
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Seven Tales by Edgar Allan Poe (In English with Parallel French Translation by Charles Baudelaire)

Schocken Books, New York
8vo in orange cloth, 245pp, illustrations in text, in English with parallel (opposing leaf) French translation by Charles Baudelaire
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (SIGNED COPY)

Viking Press, New York
4th Impression. 8vo in brown cloth backed boards, silver lettering to spine, 282pp, This copy signed and dated 25/1/94 by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved very near FINE clean and tight copy (hint of shelf rub to spine ends ) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Hermes & Magdalen - Poems and Etchings (SIGNED COPY and Limited Edition)

Typographeum, Francestown
Large 8vo in silk-finish Japanese cloth over boards, 96pp. Hand-set and printed letterpress by r T Risk. Limited to 163 copies, this being one of 150 hand-bound, hand-set and printed letterpress by R T Risk. With 20 20 etchings and drypoints by John Moat. Inscribed and signed by John Moat (as John) on the blank verso of the frontispiece. PLUS loosely inserted single-leaf folded prospectus for this book with sample print tipped in
A well preserved AS NEW copy
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Bridget Jones - Mad About the Boy (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
3rd Impression Large 8vo in colour printed boards, 390pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Even Dogs in the Wild (SIGNED COPY)

Orion Books, London
1st printing. Thick 8vo. in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 345pp plus 6pp note by the author at rear. This copy signed by Ian Rankin on the title-page with his noughts and crosses logo (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Witching Hill

Hodder & Stoughton, London
2nd printing. 8vo in gilt embossed and black printed dark blue cloth covered boards, 312pp, frontispiece with tissue guard plus 7 other full page plates, all on glossy paper and all called for. There is an 'Award for Merit' from John Bull (weekly boys paper) label loosely tipped-on to the front blank fly-leaf, this copy was probably given as a prize in one of the magazine's many promotions of the period. Aside from the statement 'Reprinted, 1914' on verso of the title-page this edition is in all respects the same as the rare first printing
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy possibly unread copy. (end leaves and page-block edges a little tanned or foxed, top edge of page block slightly dusty). An excellent copy
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Misspent Youth (SIGNED COPY)

Macmillan, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 357pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Casebook of Sherlock Doyle - True Mysteries Investigated by Conan Doyle (SIGNED COPY)

Ian Henry Publications, Romford
1st printing. 8vo in brown faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 183pp plus bibliography, index at rear. Inscribed and signed (as Henry) by the author on the front blank fly-leaf
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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