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The Dictionary of Imaginary Places

By Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi / Graham Greenfield (Illust.) / James Cook (Maps/Charts)

London: Granada, 1981. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 12 inches (23 x 31 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear and a little creasing to edges. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter green cloth with paper covered boards. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.25; Oceania £23.00; Rest of World £21.10. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 9 x 12 inches (23 x 31 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 438

$32.00

Ghost Stories

By Walter de la Mare / Barnett Freedman (Illust.)

London: The Folio Society, 1960. 2nd Impression . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 9.25 inches (15 x 23 cm). Slipcase: Grey paper covered slipcase with browning and light marking. Split and tears to corners. Overall case condition is Good. Book: Illustrated grey buckram binding. Browning to spine. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 9.25 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 234

$18.66

The Forgotten Kingdom [SIGNED]

By Norman Power / Michael Jackson (Illust.)

London: Blackie and Son, 1973. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Rubbing and slight wear to edges. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding. Foxing to page edges and endpaper. A few spots to text. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Long inscription to Adams from the author to front endpapers. First novel in Power's Firland series, originally published as 'The Firland Saga' in 1970. An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 124

$46.66

The Prince Who Hiccupped and Other Tales

By Anthony Armstrong / L.G. Illingworth

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Lacking jacket. Blue buckram binding with a few light marks to boards, bump to foot of spine. Foxing to page edges and endpapers. A couple of light stains to endpapers. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 216

$25.33

The Brass Bottle

By F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1900. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Green buckram binding. Darkening and light rubbing to spine, some light marking to boards. Page edges untrimmed. Light foxing to page edges and endpaper, previous owner's name to front pastedown endpaper. Foxing to frontis tissue guard (with light offsetting to title page). Clean text. Binding slightly loose, but sound. First printing of this fantasy about a Genie in a bottle. Filmed in 1914, 1923 and most famously in 1964 with Tony Randall and Burl Ives. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 312

$40.00

The Shadow of the Raggedstone
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The Shadow of the Raggedstone

By Charles F. Grindrod

Malvern: Advertiser' Office, 1888. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Recent grey cloth binding, with black lettering and gilt ruled lines to front board and spine. Ex library stamp to title page, numbers in ink to recto and verso of title page. Page edges untrimmed. Library stamp and ink note to lower margin of title page, inked number to verso of title page - no other library markings or labels within the book. A few occasional marks and spots of foxing but overall a nice clean example. Historical novel set in the Malvern Hills during the twelfth century, with supernatural undertones. Very scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 452

$199.98

Under the Green Hill [SIGNED]
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Under the Green Hill [SIGNED]

By Laura L. Sullivan / [Richard Adams]

New York: Henry Hold and Company , 2010. 1st Edtion . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First impression. Blue paper covered boards with a couple of small bumps to edges, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed and signed by the author to front free endpaper: 'To Mr Richard Adams…from your fond fan...with all my thanks...Laura L. Sullivan'. Rear cover of the jacket includes a quote from Adams: 'Laura Sullivan can tell a story, all right. Let's hope for more, and soon.' A rare signed copy of the author's first book, with very nice association. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 308

$59.99

Night-Side: Eighteen Tales
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Night-Side: Eighteen Tales

By Joyce Carol Oates / [Richard Adams]

New York: The Vanguard Press Inc, 1977. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear and a couple of light marks. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A collection of 18 short stories: 'Miss Oates enters the mysterious realm of the paranormal; the world of extrasensory perception; the other worlds of dreams and nightmares, mediums and odd happenings'. A nice association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 370

$46.66

Thomasina
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Thomasina

By Paul Gallico

London: Michael Joseph, 1957. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Original jacket by Freda Nichols. Slight creasing to ends of spine. Light foxing to rear cover, small area of loss to outside edge of front cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First printing. Blue cloth binding. Slight bumping to ends of spine. Small area of wear to outside edge of front board. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text throughout. Famously filmed in 1963 as 'The Three Lives of Thomasina', starring Patrick McGoohan and Susan Hampshire. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 270

$25.33

A Monster Calls [SIGNED]
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A Monster Calls [SIGNED]

By Patrick Ness / Jim Kay (Illust.)

London: Walker Books, 2012. 11th Impression . Fine. 6.25 x 8.25 inches (16.5 x 21 cm). Signed by Author. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Double signed by author Patrick Bess and illustrator Jim Kay to label on title page. Filmed in 2017 with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver. Overall condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 8.25 inches (16.5 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 214

$40.00

Library of Souls (Signed Edition): (Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) [SIGNED]
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Library of Souls (Signed Edition): (Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) [SIGNED]

By Ransom Riggs

Philadelphia: Quirk Books , 2015. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.25 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First edition, first impression. Pale green cloth binding. Unread and in first class condition throughout. Signed by Ransom Riggs to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 5.25 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 458

$46.66

Eldest : Inheritance. Book Two [SIGNED]
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Eldest : Inheritance. Book Two [SIGNED]

By Christopher Paolini

London: Doubleday, 2005. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fine. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression, first UK edition. Signed by the author to the title page. Very slight marking to page edges, otherwise first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 681

$44.00

Earth Stopped, or Mr. Marx's Sporting Tour
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Earth Stopped, or Mr. Marx's Sporting Tour

By T.H. White

London: Collins, 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Second impression, published in the same month as the first printing. Lacking jacket. Red cloth binding with a few light marks, fading and light vertical crease to spine. Foxing to page edges, endpapers and half title page. Occasional spotting to margins, text is otherwise clean throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 252

$159.98

The Woman in Black (Vintage Classic) [SIGNED]
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The Woman in Black (Vintage Classic) [SIGNED]

By Susan Hill

London: Vintage Books, 2007. Fine. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Unread copy. Tiny scuff to foot of spine, otherwise perfect. Signed by Susan Hill to title page. A gothic horror classic. Famous for its long running adaptation on London's West End and the recent film starring Daniel Radcliffe. A rare signed copy. Overall condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 200

$59.99

The Mist in the Mirror [SIGNED]
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The Mist in the Mirror [SIGNED]

By Susan Hill

London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only, small crease to corner of front flap, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First edition, first impression. Black cloth binding. Very slight bumping to lower edge of boards. A couple of tiny spots to page edges, otherwise excellent. Another gothic ghost story from the author of The Woman in Black. A rare signed copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 185

$113.32

Roverandom
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Roverandom

By J.R.R. Tolkien / Christina Scull (Ed.) / Wayne G. Hammond (Ed.)

London: Harper Collins Publishers, 1998. 1st Paperback Edition . Near Fine. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Unread copy. Light browning to pages, slight paper flaw to top edge of half title page. Overall condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: xxii, 106

$18.66

Mazeppa, A Poem; Ode (To Venice); A Fragment
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Mazeppa, A Poem; Ode (To Venice); A Fragment

By Lord Byron

London: John Murray, 1819. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Later red buckram binding with fading to spine and light marking to boards. Book contains volume V of the Works of Lord Byron (1824) followed by the first edition of Mazeppa (1819). This second title also includes Byron's Ode to Venice and A Fragment of a Novel. This final piece is the first printing of his unfinished vampire horror story. Written the same night as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Polidori's Vampyre (which was inspired by this fragment) during their ghost story writing contest. This example is lacking the final leaf of ads that contains the imprint, we are therefore unable to determine if this is the first or second state. Light foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback

$333.30

Puck of Pook's Hill
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Puck of Pook's Hill

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1906. 1st Edition . Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Red cloth binding. Fading and marking to spine and adjoining board edges. Heavy bump to top edge of rear board with tear to cloth. Tanning and foxing to endpapers, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper (dated Christmas 1907). Text has underlining and margin markings in pencil plus one or two small marks. A good solid example of the first printing. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: x, 306

$32.00

The Book of Dead Days [SIGNED]
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The Book of Dead Days [SIGNED]

By Marcus Sedgwick

London: Orion Children's Books , 2003. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Signed by the author (without dedication) to the title page. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 264

$25.33

White Spawn [SIGNED]
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White Spawn [SIGNED]

By Marc Laidlaw

Hornsea: PS Publishing Limited, 2015. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Limited edition of 100 copies. This is a subscriber's copy lettered 'C'. Unread and in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 65

$53.33

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