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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. 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: 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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