First Editions

First Editions

First Editions

First Editions

UK and US First Editions of famous and collectable authors - many of which may become rare - and a rather good investment.

 

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GAP OF TIME
JEANETTE WINTERSON    Book Number: 84207
Published price: $25
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' is retold as 'The Gap of Time' in this delicate, visionary cover version of the great play. One of Shakespeare's late plays, it tells the story of a king ...
GEORGIA: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe
DAWN TRIPP    Book Number: 84209
Published price: £22.50
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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The American icon is brought fully to life in a novel of the very nature of love, longing, femininity and art. The artist Georgia O'Keeffe had a love affair with photographer Alfred Stieglitz. He...
WARREN 13TH AND THE ALL-SEEING EYE
TANYA DEL RIO    Book Number: 85075
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Hardback

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Beware! Contains witches, secret codes, monsters, mazes and other sinister material! He's the one bellhop, valet, groundskeeper and errand boy of his family's ancient hotel. It's a strange, shad...
CONTROVERSIAL BODIES
EDITED BY JOHN LANTOS    Book Number: 85116
Published price: £28
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Thoughts on the Public Display of Plastinated Corpses', the book looks at the powerful sway these corpses hold over their living audiences everywhere. Plastination was invented in the ...
ADVENTURES IN THE STRAND
Mike Ashley    Book Number: 85691
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Arthur Conan Doyle and The Strand Magazine', the Sherlock Holmes stories and other contributions such as the Professor Challenger stories, articles on spiritualism and fairies and cover...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME V
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85789
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VI
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85790
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85791
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VIII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85792
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME IX
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85793
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
DREAMLANDS
MARK HARRISON & LISA TUTTLE    Book Number: 85997
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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The woman who haunts artist Mark Harrison's dreams is a symbol of fertility and a goddess of nature surrounded by flowers, vines and leafy plants, her hair growing in tendrils adorned with fruit, a...
THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION: Stories
CHINA MIEVILLE    Book Number: 86174
Published price: $27
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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The London based author has won the World Fantasy Award, the Hugo Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award three times. Horror, noir, fantasy, politics and poetry swirl effortlessly in this dark, some...
ON LEAVE
DANIEL ANSELME    Book Number: 86413
Published price: $24
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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Daniel Rabinovitch was born in 1927 and adopted the name Anselme while serving in the French Resistance and this novel was first published in Paris in 1957. France's engagement in Algeria was beco...
CHURCHILL: The Young Warrior
JOHN HARTE    Book Number: 86620
Published price: £17.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Winston Churchill is the single man who played a pivotal role in both World Wars. This specially imported book describes what young Winston learned about war, and the flaws in human nature while f...
ENGLISH GARDEN: A Journey Through Its History
HANS VON TROTHA    Book Number: 86507
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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One of the collectable Haus first editions (2009) with attractive blood red cloth binding and tipped in pastoral illustration on the front cover. English garden design was entirely reinvented duri...
KINGDOM OF SPEECH
TOM WOLFE    Book Number: 86485
Published price: $26
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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"Language in all its forms advanced man far beyond the boundaries of natural selection, allowing him to think abstractly and plan ahead; measure things and record measurements for later; comprehend...
WILLOUGHBYLAND: England's Lost Colony
MATTHEW PARKER    Book Number: 86500
Published price: $26.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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When Sir Walter Raleigh set out to South America to find the legendary city of El Dorado, he paved the way for a series of adventurers who would struggle against the harsh reality of South America'...
WRITTEN WORD
MARTIN PUCHNER    Book Number: 86501
Published price: $32
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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"A story of letters and paper and rocket ships, of ruthless conquerors and elegant court ladies and middle-class entrepreneurs, of the will to power and the dream of freedom." - Stephen Greenblatt....
PLACE OF CONFINEMENT OR, THE EXAMINATIONS OF MISS DIDO KENT
MISS ANNA DEAN    Book Number: 87149
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Author Louise Penny said of this "Bliss. Like being wrapped in a comforter and transported to 1805... Rich in suspense, period detail, humour and most of all characters. They come alive, and none m...
BEING A BEAST: Adventures Across the Species Divide
CHARLES FOSTER    Book Number: 86989
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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A passionate naturalist explores what it is really like to be an animal by living among them. To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster tried to be li...
GRAIN BRAIN WHOLE LIFE PLAN
DAVID PERLMUTTER    Book Number: 86897
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Described as the definitive instruction book on the care and feeding of your brain! With over one million copies sold worldwide, Dr Perlmutter's books have changed the lives of people around the g...
RED NILE: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
ROBERT TWIGGER    Book Number: 86909
Published price: $29.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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For a moment when the Blue Nile in full flood enters the White Nile it backs up the river, reversing its flow for five miles, mixing its load of sediment with the clearer waters of the White Nile t...
KENNET & AVON CANAL
JOHN RUSSELL    Book Number: 86372
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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A journey from Newbury to Bath in 1964, goodness how much has changed in 55 years! This photographic journey takes us along a well-trodden footpath, under ancient bridges, over locks and swing bri...
HUGH THOMSON'S ILLUSTRATIONS
HUGH THOMSON    Book Number: 86012
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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The 1894 George Allen edition of Pride and Prejudice featured the charming, humorous line art together with handwritten captions relating to the famous story of Elizabeth Bennet, her marriageable s...
IN SEARCH OF EDEN: The Course of An Obsession
JAMES WEIR    Book Number: 87742
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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A beautifully designed Haus Publishing 2007 first edition with one translucent foldout map of Turkey and the Black Sea to the north, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, the Gulf of Aden right down to Ethiopia and t...
1983: Reagan, Andropov and a World on the Brink
TAYLOR DOWNING    Book Number: 87782
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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The book 'deftly takes the reader from the White House to the skies over the Kamchatka peninsula, the streets of Beirut and the corridors of the Kremlin, where anxieties over confrontational US rhe...
EVOLUTION OF TYPE: A Graphic Guide to 100 Landmark Typefaces
TONY SEDDON    Book Number: 87801
Published price: $29.95
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Can you recognise your Selva, a blackletter based on medieval calligraphy (2012) from your Geometric Sans Serif Futura (1927-1930)? Examining letters from metal type to open type, here is a journe...
WORLD OF LORE: Monstrous Creatures
AARON MAHNKE    Book Number: 87847
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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The return of the dead, emotional vampires, zombie malls, the monsters of folklore have become part of our language and collective psyche. Reflecting our primal fears, not every mystery has been e...
CEREMONIAL SWORDS OF BRITAIN: State and Civic Swords
LT. COL. EDWARD BARRETT MBE    Book Number: 88419
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £18.50
Product format: Hardback

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The ceremonial sword is a sign of status and will often be made of precious or rare metals, with a scabbard designed to display intricate craftsmanship and expensive materials. The author has visi...
DRAWN TO THE EDGE
JOHN THRELFALL    Book Number: 84797
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Britain's coastline provides some of the finest examples of the rich diversity of wildlife with its sea cliffs, maritime heath, rocky shores, sandy beaches, estuaries and salt marsh. A member of t...
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