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  • THE EYE IN THE DOOR by Barker, Pat
    Barker, Pat
    THE EYE IN THE DOOR

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, 1994. First edition - The second book in her highly acclaimed World War I trilogy, and winner of the Guardian Prize for fiction. The third book in the series, "The Ghost Road" won the Booker Prize. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-525-938087.

    Condition: Fine in printed pink wrappers.

    Book ID: 47811
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  • THE PEPPERMINT PIG. by Bawden, Nina.
    Bawden, Nina.
    THE PEPPERMINT PIG.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1975) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - When a family moves to rural Norfolk to live with relatives (and to save money), the children find the country much more interesting than London, but the best -and the worst - thing of all, was when mother bought a little peppermint pig, the runt of the litter. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication, and very uncommon thus. Guardian Award Winner. Frontispiece and wraparound dust jacket art by Charles Lilly. 189 pp. ISBN: 0-397-316186.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (2 inconspicuous short closed tears to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 67084
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  • CONTINENT. by Crace, Jim.
    Crace, Jim.
    CONTINENT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's highly acclaimed first book, a novel in the form of seven interrelated stories, winner of the David Higham and Whitbread awards for best first fiction and of the Guardian prize for fiction upon its appearance in England. 138 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0157240.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20371
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  • CONTINENT. by Crace, Jim.
    Crace, Jim.
    CONTINENT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's highly acclaimed first book, a novel in the form of seven interrelated stories, winner of the David Higham and Whitbread awards for best first fiction and of the Guardian prize for fiction upon its appearance in England. ISBN: 0-06-0157240.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (previous owner's name, very short closed tear and small delaminated spot on upper edge of front cover of dj)

    Book ID: 20372
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  • POOR THINGS: Episodes from the Early Life of Archibald McCandless M.D. Scottish Public Health Officer. by Gray, Alasdair.
    Gray, Alasdair.
    POOR THINGS: Episodes from the Early Life of Archibald McCandless M.D. Scottish Public Health Officer.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Anthony Burgess described Gray as the first major Scottish novelist since Sir Walter Scott, and the Observer called him a 'true original.a 20th century William Blake, who designs and illustrates his own strange fictions.' A plot summary - set in 1880's Glasgow, this is an account of the love lives of two Scottish doctors and a 25-year old woman who was created by one of them from human remains - only gives a hint of the fantastic events described within. Winner of the 1992 Whitbread Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize. Illustrated by the author. 317 pp plus a final drawing. ISBN: 0-151730768.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark, one closed tear to front panel of dj.)

    Book ID: 32656
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  • VERNON GOD LITTLE. by Pierre, DBC
    Pierre, DBC
    VERNON GOD LITTLE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Canongate Books, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - a 'post-modern picaresque tale' which has been compared to 'The Confederacy of Dunces' as a fresh new voice. Winner of the 2003 Booker Prize. 277 pp. In a first issue dust jacket without the Booker notation. ISBN: 1841954608.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 46739
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