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Look Back in Anger

by Osborne, John

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1957
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AU$181.88

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London: Faber, 1957. A first edition, first printing published by Faber in 1957. A near fine book without inscriptions, in a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some wear to the spine tips and corners. Osborne's masterpiece
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Rebecca - First Issue

by Du Maurier, Daphne

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1938
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AU$12,444.25

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LONDON: Gollancz, 1938. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1938. A near fine book with a small name to the head of the front endpaper. Some light handling marks to the boards and a little rubbing to the bottom edge. In the excellent dust wrapper which has a minute chip to the top of the spine… Read more
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AU$12,444.25
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The Inheritance of Loss - SIGNED with bookmark

by Desai, Kiran

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John Atkinson Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
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AU$373.33

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Hamish Hamilton, 2006. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Hamish hamilton in 2006. Rare signed copy of this winner of the Booker Prize. True first printing of the UK first edition. Signed on the title page by Desai. The book is fine with no marks, inscriptions or faults. The wrapper is NOT price clipped. This… Read more
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The Death of the Heart - SIGNED by the Author

by Bowen, Elizabeth

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
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AU$1,531.60

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Gollancz, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1938. A very good+ book (small tear to head of spine) with one previous owner's bookplate to the ffep. Some spotting to the page edges. The book has been SIGNED by the Author to an official 'The Book Society' bookplate which has been pasted… Read more
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AU$1,531.60
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It's A Battlefield - in the first issue dust wrapper

by Greene, Graham

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
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AU$11,487.00

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Heinemann, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1934. A very good+ book with some light foxing to the the prelims with some also to the latter pages. Bound in the original black cloth with the publisher's device blind-stamped to the lower board. Edges are a little toned with a few spots… Read more
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The Girl in the Swing - SIGNED First Edition Book and Proof

by Adams, Richard

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
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AU$765.80

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Allen Lane, 1980. Hardcover. Near Fine. Adams, Richard: ~ 'The Girl in the Swing' First UK Edition & Proof SIGNED Allen Lane 1980 A first edition and proof copy of 'The Girl in a Swing' - both signed (the hardcover signed on the date of publication). Both books are near fine. Rare pair of books. … Read more
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Encounters - the author's first book

by Bowen, Elizabeth

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
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AU$909.39

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Sidgwick and Jackson, 1923. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Sedgwick and Jackson in 1923. A very good book with one name with a little wear to the spine in places, but gilt full of colour. The author's rare first novel.
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Inside The Whale - in the original dust wrapper

by Orwell, George

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
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AU$14,358.75

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Gollancz, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1940. Some light spotting to end papers. Some foxing to edges which are a little dusty. Very slight wear to head and tail of spine. Cloth dull with a few blemishes. The unclipped dust wrapper (priced 7/6 net on the spine) dust marked, with… Read more
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Vile Bodies

by Waugh, Evelyn

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
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AU$861.53

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Chapman and Hall, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1930. A very good copy without inscriptions. Some wear and little loss to spine tips and corners. A very good copy of the first edition.
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AU$861.53
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Holiday + Deluxe Special Edition

by Middleton, Stanley

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
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AU$947.68

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Hutchinson, 1974. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition. Superb Fine example of the book. Not price clipped. A very good wrapper with a production fault to the laminate on the front panel, running diagonally. Also included is the rare signed edition of the first chapter of STANLEY MIDDLETON's fantastic Booker Prize winning book HOLIDAY. This Deluxe edition which cost £175… Read more
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Look Back in Anger - First US Edition SIGNED

by Osborne, John

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
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AU$2,393.13

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Criterion, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. A very good+ book SIGNED by the author on the title page to Dr [Philip] Murray with very best wishes and dated 29.2.84. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with one small tear to the bottom of the rear panel. Signed and inscribed copies of the playwright's work are scarce indeed. … Read more
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AU$2,393.13