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Thunder of the Gods (Empire VIII) - SIGNED, NUMBERED, LIMITED EDITION
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 16 April 2015
ISBN 9781444731965
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£25.00

Hardback in dust jacket. Signed, lined, and numbered by Anthony Riches to the title page. Limited edition of 100.
The eighth book in the Empire sequence takes Centurion Marcus Aquila and his Tungrian legion on a dangerous mission to the heart of the Parthian empire With Rome no longer safe Marcus and the Tungrians are ordered east, to the desolate border lands where Rome and Parthia have vied for supremacy for centuries. Ordered to relieve the siege of an isolated fortress, their task is doomed to bloody failure unless they can turn the disaffected Third Legion into a fighting force capable of resisting the terrifying Parthian cataphracts. And Marcus must travel to the enemy ......more

 
 
     
The Siege of Khartoum
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 8 January 2009
ISBN 9780755345595
First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by the author directly on the title page. NEAR Fine/NEAR fine unread condition - but with quite a few indents and surface scartches to rear board surface and rear dustjacket surface. Last copy in stock and scarce signed. The Fonthill series has always been a good read, but The Guns of El Kebir and The Siege of Khartoum have better plotting, characterisation and action than the earlier books. This series gets better with each book!
The eyes of the world are on the fate of General Gordon and the English-held Khartoum as it comes under siege, in this latest novel in the thrilling Fonthill ......more

 
 
     
The Reapers
by  John Connolly  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 15 May 2008
ISBN 9780340936658
First Edition   First Printing  
£10.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Near fine/near fine new unread condition. Slight bump to top rear corner and slight pinching at base of spine.
Synopsis
They are the Reapers, the elite among killers. Men so terrifying that their names are mentioned only in whispers. The assassin Louis is one of them. But now Louis, and his partner, Angel, are themselves targets. And there is no shortage of suspects. A wealthy recluse sends them north to a town that no longer exists on a map. A town ruled by a man with very personal reasons for wanting Louis's blood spilt. There they find themselves trapped, isolated, and at the mercy of a killer feared ......more

 
 
     
The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History - signed.
by  Boris Johnson  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 23 October 2014
ISBN 9781444783025
First Edition   First Printing  
£25.00

Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Boris Johnson directly on the second page from the front of the book - publisher's signed edition. Brand new condition.
Book Description
Boris Johnson brings the legacy of Sir Winston Churchill back to life, to mark the 50th anniversary of his death.

Marking the fiftieth anniversary of Winston Churchill's death, Boris Johnson explores what makes up the 'Churchill Factor' - the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays - with characteristic wit and passion-a man of multiple contradictions, ......more

 
 
     
The Casual Vacancy - SIGNED first edition/first printing
by  J. K. Rowling  
Publisher Little Brown
Published Date 27 September 2012
ISBN 9781408704202
First Edition   First Printing  
£119.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by J. K. Rowling in blue pen directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine brand new unread condition. Has the J. K. Rowling official hologram on the page preceding the signed title page. The signature you receive may be slightly different from tha shown as I have more than one copy to sell and it is not practical to photo each signature.
Synopsis
When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty facade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, ......more

 
 
     
The Bone Bed
by  Patricia Cornwell  
Publisher Little Brown
Published Date 25 October 2012
ISBN 9781408703441
First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Fine/fine brand new. Very scarce signed
Synopsis
A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow, the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, over two thousand miles away in Boston. She has no idea why. But as events unfold with alarming speed, Scarpetta begins to suspect the paleontologist's disappearance is connected to a series of crimes much closer to home: a gruesome murder, inexplicable tortures, and trace evidence from the last living creatures of the dinosaur age. When she turns to those around her, ......more
 
 
     
The Artist: Being Iniesta by Andres Iniesta - HARDBACK SIGNED BY ANDRES INIESTA
by  Andres Iniesta  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 8 September 2016
ISBN 9781472244390
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£20.00

Description
SPECIAL HARDBACK EDITION - LIMITED TO 1,000 SIGNED COPIES
Picture and number are an example of the signed page - actual number and signature allocated will differ form that shown. Hardback (no dust jacket as issued).
Andrés Iniesta is the Barcelona and Spain legend, rated by the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Paul Scholes as one of the greatest footballers of all time. This is the thinking fan's footballer with a thinking fan's football book.
Andrés Iniesta was twelve years old when scouts invited him into Barcelona's famous La Masia academy. Shortly after he joined the club, Barca legend Pep Guardiola ......more

 
 
     
That's Entertainment: My Life in the Jam Paperback - SIGNED by Rick Buckler
by  Rick Buckler  
Publisher Omnibus Press
Published Date 11 May 2015
ISBN 9781783057948
Signed  
£15.99

Paperback (no hardback edition for this title). Signed by Rick Buckler directly on the page in pen 'All the Best Rick Buckler'. Brand new unread condition. Signatures will vary slightly from that shown as I have more than one book to sell and it is not practical to take photos of each signature.
Rick Bucklers autobiography is the first from a member of The Jam, who some considered were the ultimate Mod band. Rick tells The Jam story from growing up in Woking and meeting fellow members Paul Weller and Bruce Foxton at school, through their formation in 1972 and tells of the band's early years before signing to Polydor records. He provides a year by year account of The Jam's ......more

 
 
     
Sweet Tooth
by  Ian McEwan  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 23 August 2012
ISBN 978-0224097376
First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Fine/fine brand new condition.
Product Description
Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of emergency. The Cold War has entered a moribund phase, but the fight goes on, especially in the cultural sphere.
Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is sent on a 'secret mission' which brings her into the literary ......more
 
 
     
Staying on Track - Nigel Mansell The Autobiography (Signed)
by  Nigel Mansell  
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Published Date 24 September 2015
ISBN 9781471150227
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£20.00
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Nigel Mansell directly on the title page. Brand new condition.
After finishing as runner-up three times in the drivers' world championship, in 1992 Mansell finally secured the title. It was the crowning achievement of a hugely successful career, in which he won 31 Grand Prix, a record for a British driver that stood until Lewis Hamilton overhauled him in 2014. Always an aggressive driver, his exciting style meant he was hailed as a hero by his millions of fans in the UK and around the world. Out of the car, he was outspoken and charismatic, which merely served to enhance his reputation.
Now, 20 years after he retired from F1, Mansell looks ......more
 
 
     
Slade House - Signed Limited Edition in Slipcase.
by  David Mitchell  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 27 October 2015
ISBN 9781473610873
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£50.00
This special edition of SLADE HOUSE, limited to 1,500 copies, is signed and numbered by the author. It has a uniquely designed cover, endpapers and slipcase, is bound with head and tail bands, and comes with a ribbon.
Born out of the short story David Mitchell published on Twitter in 2014 and inhabiting the same universe as his latest bestselling novel The Bone Clocks, this is the perfect book to curl up with on a dark and stormy night....more
 
 
     
Simply Nigella - signed by Nigella Lawson
by  Nigella Lawson  
Publisher Chatto and Windus
Published Date 8 October 2015
ISBN 9780701189358
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£24.00
Signed by Nigella Lawson directly on the title page. First edition first printing. Brand new condition.
Book Description
‘What and how we cook can make our lives easier, make us feel better and more alive’
125 recipes to invigorate and inspire
About the Author
Nigella Lawson has written nine bestselling cookery books, including the the classics How To Eat and How To Be a Domestic Goddess -- the book that launched a thousand cupcakes. These books, her TV series and her Quick Collection app, have made her a household name around the world. In 2014 she was voted Best Food Personality in a readers' poll at the Observer Food Monthly Awards. ...more
 
 
     
LEADING - publisher's signed edition.
by  Alex Ferguson  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 22 September 2015
ISBN 9781473621176
Signed  
£23.95
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed in black pen to the third page from the front of the book. Brand new condition - signed by Alex Ferguson for the publishers Hodder and Stoughton. Signatures will vary slightly from that shown as I have more than one book to sell and it is not practical to take photos of each signature. 10th printing.
Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. In his 38 years in management, Sir Alex won an astonishing 49 trophies and helped grow Manchester United into one of the biggest commercial brands in the world.
In this inspirational and straight-talking new book, Sir Alex reveals the secrets behind his record-breaking career.
......more
 
 
     
Imperial Bedrooms
by  Bret Easton Ellis  
Publisher Picador
Published Date 2 July 2010
ISBN 978-0330449762
First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. fine/fine new condition - some pinching/creasing to spine end as is the norm with this title.
Product Description
In 1985, Bret Easton Ellis shocked, stunned and disturbed with Less Than Zero, his ‘extraordinarily accomplished first novel’ (New Yorker), successfully chronicling the frightening consequences of unmitigated hedonism within the ranks of the ethically bereft youth of 80s Los Angeles. Twenty-five years later, Ellis returns to those same characters – to Clay and the band of infamous teenagers whose lives weave sporadically through his – but now, they face an even greater period of disaffection: ......more
 
 
     
Hell's Heroes
by  Darren Shan  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1 October 2009
ISBN 9780007260348
First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by Darren Shan on the first page from the front of the book. Near fine/near fine new unread condition.
Product Description
The final dramatic conclusion to Darren Shan's international phenomena, The Demonata. Expect the unexpected! "The girl gazes up at me. She's even younger than I thought, clutching a small teddy bear in one hand. 'Are you the bogey man?' she whispers, eyes round. 'Yes,' I croak, then take hold of her head with my huge, scarred, blood-soaked hands and crush..." Beranabus and Dervish are gone. Bec has formed an unholy alliance with Lord Loss. Kernel is blind, held on Earth against his will. Grubbs is mad ......more

 
 
     
Heat: Extreme Adventures at the Highest Temperatures on Earth
by  Ranulph Fiennes  
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Published Date 8 October 2015
ISBN 9781471137952
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£20.00
Signed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes directly on the title page. Brand new condition. Hardback in dust jacket.
Fresh from finishing the Marathon des Sables, Ranulph Fiennes has become the oldest Briton to complete this ultimate endurance test.
The world's greatest living explorer, has travelled to some of the most remote, dangerous parts of the globe. Well-known for his experiences at the poles and climbing Everest, he has also endured some of the hottest conditions on the planet, where temperatures regularly exceed 40 degrees and, without water and shelter, death is inevitable...more
 
 
     
Fields of Death
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 1 April 2010
ISBN 9780755324392
First Edition   First Printing  
£17.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page, Very fine/very fine new unread condition.
From the bestselling author of THE GLADIATOR and FIRE AND SWORD comes the final volume in his epic quartet of novels about Wellington and Napoleon.
It's 1810, and both Viscount Wellington and Emperor Napoleon have made great names for themselves as outstanding military commanders. Wellington expands his achievements and enjoys further fame during his years in Spain but knows his most challenging test will be to face Napoleon’s mighty army. But when Wellington invades France in 1814 he gains a swift and certain victory. He indulges in a spell of self-congratulation ......more
 
 
     
Even Dogs in the Wild - signed first edition first printing.
by  Ian Rankin  
Publisher Orion Books
Published Date 5 November 2015
ISBN 9781409159360
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Ian Rankin in black pen directly on the title page.
Rebus returns in EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD, the must-read bestseller from Scottish crime legend, Ian Rankin...more
 
 
     
Bond on Bond SIGNED large PAPERBACK edition.
by  Roger Moore  
Publisher Michael O'Mara
Published Date 22 October 2015
ISBN 9781782434061
First Edition   First Printing  
£21.99
First edition thus of the 2015 paperback edition. Signed by Roger Moore on a page at the start of the book in black pen on a page that states 'Limited Signed Edition' though there is no numbered limitation. Brand new unread condition.
While there have been many actors who have taken on the coveted role of James Bond, the most renowned 007 - and the one with the most panache and charisma - is undoubtedly Sir Roger Moore, KBE. To celebrate the film franchise's wonderful heritage, Roger Moore has written a book that features all the Bond movies, along with a wonderfully witty account of his own involvement in them.
From the girls to the villains, from the cars to the cocktails, ......more
 
 
     
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales fom the Making of the Princess Bride - signed by Cary Elwes.
by  Cary Elwes  
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Published Date October 2014
ISBN 9781476764023
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£27.99
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Cary Elwes in black pen on the page following the contents page (see photo). He has written 'As you Wish' followed by his signature. First US Touchstone edition first printing. Publisher's 'signed by the author' sticker on the front cover. Fine/fine brand new condition. Signatures will vary slightly form that shown as I have more than book to sell and it is not practical to take a photo of each signature. Supplied to us directly by the UK publishers, Simon and Schuster.
American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays of all time, The Princess Bride will ......more
 
 
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