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Bildhuggarens Dotter (Sculptor's Daughter) by Jansson, Tove

First Printing. Although not marked as such on the wrapper or covers, almost certainly an Advance Reading Copy of the true first edition of Tove Jansson's Sculptor's Daughter. Softcover, pp. 146(7), index, plain white card covers in dustjacket which is fi...

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£4,000.00


Solstaden (Sun City) by Jansson, Tove

First Printing, the true first edition of Tove Jansson's first full-length novel for adults. Set in a Florida retirement centre, Solstaden is, in the author's own words, "a book about what it's like to get old and I have described the love of two very you...

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£850.00


Bildhuggarens Dotter by Jansson, Tove

First Edition. The rarest of all Tove Jansson's first editions, the first trade edition of Sculptor's Daughter. As the publisher to whom she submitted her manuscripts Schildts were nervous about this departure from the Moomins series, particularly as the ...

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£750.00


Memoirs by Gorbachev, Mikhail

First Printing of the UK edition. Signed (for the seller in person) by Mikhail Gorbachev at the title page. Unquestionably one of the most influential statesmen of the 20th Century. A substantial heavy book which is prone to losing its shape but this is a...

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£750.00


An Enquiry into the Occasional Conformity Bill by the Author of the True Born English-man by Defoe, Daniel

1704. Disbound, pp.14. The second reissue of "An Enquiry into Occasional Confirmity (1702), one of a group of pamphlets on the Dissenters which obtained a great deal of trouble for its author. Extremely scarce. In fair condition with one loose leaf and on...

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£750.00


Den Ärliga Bedragaren by Jansson, Tove

First Printing. pp. 191 (192). Printed in the Swedish language, the original first edition of her novel, The True Deceiver. A stunning copy in superb condition which has been signed (with provenance) by Tove Jannson at the half-title. Fine in Fine dustjac...

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£695.00


The Exploits of Moominpapa by Jansson, Tove

First Printing. A remarkable copy of the UK first edition. Red cloth with gilt decoration to the upper cover and gilt titles at the spine. 7.5" x 5". pp 156 with Moomins Gallery at the rear. In fabulous clean condition, covers immaculate and free from own...

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£500.00


Gold Mine by Smith, Wilbur

First Printing. A wonderful copy of the author's fifth novel, filmed in 1974 with Roger Moore, Susannah York and Bradford Dillman in the leading roles. It sounds like a lifetime ago and yet this copy presents almost As New. Square, tight, with a fresh, wh...

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£500.00


Pappan och havet by Jansson, Tove

5th Edition. Original laminated illustrated boards (no dustjacket issued), 202 (203) pp., illustrated. Minor bump to the foot of the spine, otherwise a Fine clean copy, appears unread. Beautifully signed (with soft-coloured highlighting) by Tove Jansson a...

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£500.00


The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick - 5 Vols by Dick, Philip K

First Printings of each of the five volumes, Beyond Lies the Wub (1988), Second Variety (1989), The Father Thing (1989), The Days of Perky Pat (1990), The Little Black Box (1990). Becoming increasingly difficult to find as a complete set and particularly ...

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£475.00


Artemis Fowl, The Arctic Incident, The Eternity Code by Colfer, Eoin

First Printings, the first three novels in the Artemis Fowl series. Each of the books are unread copies in As New condition, each copy has been signed by Eoin Colfer at the title page and each copy includes associated ephemera - the crack-the-code leaflet...

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£295.00


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