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Proof copy, precedes the first edition. Paperback. DW. SIGNED by Alan Garner to first blank page. Two double-page maps. Outer edge of pages sl. darkened o/w near fine in wrapper that is sl. worn at edges and chipped at head and tail of spine. The whole is housed in a custom made clam-shell matching blue cloth box.

Bookseller: Addyman Books, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Edition: First UK Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good++
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The First UK printing published by Collins, London in 1960. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Some bumping to the corners with toning to the text-block and page edges. Free from inscriptions. Minor expert professional restoration to the spine ends with rebacking of the original spine. Light offsetting to the B/W map endpapers designed by Charles Green. Small penned number '31' to the front upper pastedown which is obscured by the front flap. The WRAPPER is neatly price-clipped and is in near Fine condition. Mild edge-wear with a little rubbing at the corners and folds. Short closed tears to the lower rear edge and the front lower spine fold. The George Adamson wrapper artwork looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been signed on the day of publication to the author's cousin and god-daughter: 'For Brenda, Alan, 10.X.60'. The author's very scarce first title in the acclaimed 'Alderney edge' trilogy. Alan Garner signed titles are very thin on the ground. Very collectible with su ... Read more

Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: Collins, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. 8vo. 224pp. Publisher's blue boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dust wrapper by George Adamson. A near fine copy with clean boards with just a hint of foxing to the text block edges. The very good+ dust wrapper is complete with no loss with a few very short closed tears. Original price of 12s 6d net on front flap. A much nicer copy than normally encountered.

Bookseller: James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA., United Kingdom
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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: Collins, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. Publisher’s blue cloth with silver titles to the spine. Spine tips a trifle pushed, front board just a bit bowed and light foxing to the fore-edge overall a VG copy. The D/W (which is NOT price-clipped) is also in VG condition and is very slightly edge-worn with a touch of rubbing to the extremities. Signed by the Author on a book-plate affixed to the half-title page.

Bookseller: James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA., United Kingdom
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  • Edition: No edition stated, assumed 1st printing.
  • Book condition: VeryGood unmarked, light wear to extremities, bright spine titling.
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London: Collins Clear-Type Press, 1960. No edition stated, assumed 1st printing.. Hardcover in blue cloth boards with silver titling on spine, no jacket.. VeryGood unmarked, light wear to extremities, bright spine titling.. 'The author''s first book, original British edition. Solid clean tight copy with traces of external wear, perfect inside.' 5-3/4 x 8-1/2, 224 pp, endpaper maps.

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London: Collins, 1960. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1960. A very good book with one small name to the head of the endpaper. In a very good wrapper with a repair to the head of the spine and some light loss to the foot. A couple of small closed tears. Clipped. The author's first work of fantasy fiction.

Bookseller: John Atkinson Books, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Edition: First UK Special
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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he First UK printing of the special 50th Anniversary Edition published by Harper Collins Children's Books in 2010. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. The slightest of pushing at the spine ends with very light toning of the text block. The book has been inscribed and signed by the author to the front blank end paper; 'For Brenda, from Alan'. Additionally signed without dedication by the author to the first page of the introduction. The dedicatee (Brenda) is a family relative of the author and has been the sole owner to date. The anniversary edition of the first title in the classic 'Brisingamen' series. Signed titles by Alan Garner are very scarce. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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London, Collins, 1960.. FIRST EDITION 1960 OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettered spine, map endpapers different front and rear, 224 pages, no illustrations. No inscriptions, book leaning just very slightly, tiny bump to top corners of covers, top edges faintly dust soiled, fore-edges a touch dusty, small faint mark in 1 lower margin (page 137), otherwise contents very clean. A near Fine copy in good plus George Adamson DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, worn at top and bottom of spine and corners with tiny chips, 5 mm (¼") chip at foot of upper hinge, 5 closed tears to lower edge, 2 to upper edge, maximum 22 mm (1"), 15 mm (½") split to middle of lower fold (see images). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

Bookseller: Roger Middleton, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Collins,, [1961]. 8vo., Second Impression, with front and rear endpaper maps; blue cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly chafed at extremities. With striking dustwrapper artwork by George Adamson. Published seven months after the first edition. Nice copy of the author's first book, a landmark children's fantasy set in and around Alderley Edge in Cheshire. The immediate success of this title led to a now classic trilogy. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

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New York: Collins, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First American edition. Slight toning on the board edges else about fine in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper with internal tape repairs, toning, and faint toning. Author's first novel.

Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA, New Jersey, United States
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New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc., [1969].. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. printing of the revised edition. The first edition was published in London by Collins in 1960. The author's first novel and the first of the two Alderley books, followed by THE MOON OF GOMRATH (1963). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4B-53. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 405. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2087-89. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 87-8. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Sharp copy and uncommon thus. (#104885)

Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc., New York, United States
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  • Edition: First Edition, First Impression
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • ISBN: 0007371101 / 9780007371105
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London: HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010. First Edition, First Impression. Cloth Bound Boards. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2010 first edition first impression of this, the 50th Anniversary Edition. Size octavo, 320 pages. Dark green cloth covered boards with silver gilt titles and illustration, corner pieces and border to the front cover and spine, dark grey end-papers. No dust jacket as issued. Condition near fine, a very clean copy.

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The Weirdstone Of Brisingamen

Fantasy - Garner, Alan

  • Edition: First American edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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New York: Henry Z. Walck, 1969. First American edition. Cloth. Fine/near fine. Clothbound 8vo. 253 pp. First American edition of this fantasy novel for young adults. A fine copy in brown cloth binding in a clipped (price of $4.50 on bottom of front flap), but otherwise very attractive example of the Ron Bowen designed dustwrapper. Light fade at spine color.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
  • ISBN: 0809824108 / 9780809824106
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New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. 0809824108 . Revised First American Edition. Very Good brown buckram boards with black title on front cover and spine. Very Good Minus dust jacket-chipping along edges and spine top. Price clipped. The exciting story of goblins, witches and warlocks who are after the magic stone, FIREFROST, which Susan wears on her bracelet. ; 7.50 X 6 X 1.20 inches .

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England: Collins, 1984. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Lovely copy in an unclipped jacket. Tiny bit of wear with a very slight tear to the head of the spine and smidge of corner wear. Otherwise a lovely jacket. 1981 5th impression of the 1st edition. Jacket is in a new protective sleeve..

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New York: Henry Z. Walck, INC., 1969. This book is in very good condition with the top front corner bumped. The interior is clean and bright. Orange colored boards with black lettering. "This revised edition first published in the United States," The dust jacket is in very good condition with wear along the edges and a lightly sunned spine. The jacket is price clipped and is in new mylar.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Young Adult Fantasy.

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NY: PHILOMEL BOOKS, 1979. nice, clean copy!. FIRST PHILOMEL EDITION. HARDCOVER. VG/VG.

Bookseller: Gian Luigi Fine Books Inc., New York, United States
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  • Book condition: Good
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Toronto: Learning Concepts Limited / Encounter Series Edition # 100658 1st Print, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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London: Collins, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First thus. Green boards, gilt titles to spine. Green top edge. Bookplate tipped in to front pastedown.

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HarperCollins Publishers, 2010-11-19. Paperback. Very Good. Robust recyclable packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide

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