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GRAY, Alasdair

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Item Description: Canongate Books. 2001, 572pp. Decorated hardcovers, with dustjackets, Slipcase numbered and signed by the author, Limited edition of 2000 copies, this is number1309. Each volume is numbered by hand (see picture). In good - very good condition. Slipcase with light shelfwear, authors signature and numbering on slipcase somewhat faded (see picture). Bookseller Inventory # Reeksen 66

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Lanark A Life in 4 Books with: Alasdair Gray

Alasdair Gray

Published by George Braziller Inc., New York (1985)

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Item Description: George Braziller Inc., New York, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Alasdair Gray (illustrator). Large 8vo size book, 1st US edition, 560 pages, decorations by the author, near fine condition with very good dust-wrapper, light staining of the top edge of the book, top edge of wrapper creased, particularly around the top of the wrapper spine, spine of wrapper slightly faded. with author's presentation inscription on the front free end-paper ("to Brenda/from/Alasdair/8.12./2004"). Heavy book - additional shipping will be requested for destinations out-with the United Kingdom. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 005483

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Lanark. A Life in 4 Books: Alasdair Gray

Alasdair Gray

Published by Canongate, Edinburgh (1985)

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Item Description: Canongate, Edinburgh, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Limited Edition. No. 72 of 1000 copies, numbered and signed by the author. 8vo. Fine publisher's cloth gilt, in a fine unclipped dustwrapper designed by the author, signed and numbered in black ink to front endpaper. A handsome early number of this limited edition. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000873

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Gray, Alasdair

Published by Braziller, New York (1985)

ISBN 10: 0807611085 ISBN 13: 9780807611081

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Item Description: Braziller, New York, 1985. Hard Cover in Dust Jacket. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Plus. First US Edition. Dust jacket is price-clipped and is very slightly faded on the spine panel. 560 pages. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To ___ / from Alasdair / Toronto 1985 / with thanks!". Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 18671

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Gray, Alasdair

Published by CANONGATE, EDINBURGH (1985)

ISBN 10: 0903937743 ISBN 13: 9780903937740

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From: Curiouser and Curiouser (SHREWSBURY, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: CANONGATE, EDINBURGH, 1985. number 727 of limited edition of 1000,signed by Gray ( not dedicated ) 1985,black cloth boards with gilt lettering and red endpapers,561 pages,bumping to one lower corner o/w in fine condition,unclipped d/w is unevenly faded ( mostly toward spine ).please ask for a scan. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 012828

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Lanark - A Life in 4 books: Gray, Alasdair

Gray, Alasdair

Published by George Braziller, New York, New York (1985)

ISBN 10: 0807611085 ISBN 13: 9780807611081

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Item Description: George Braziller, New York, New York, 1985. Original Black Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus. First American Edition. 1985. 561pp. First American edition(first impression). Flat signed "Alasdair Gray" in his distinctive hand to the top of the front free endpaper. Jacket illustration, title page illustration and full page illustration for each of the 4 books by Gray. Book and unclipped jacket both in very good condition. Spine of jacket just slightly sunned. Heavyish book so extra postahe may be needed for non-UK customers. Size: 9.5" tall. SIGNED By the Author. Bookseller Inventory # ScotLitGray003

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Gray, Alasdair

Published by Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh (1985)

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Item Description: Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh, 1985. Octavo, boards. Limited edition. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Gray. The author's first book (first published by Canongate in 1981) and a major twentieth-century fantasy. Bizarre after death fantasy in which the protagonist is transported to the regimented underground dystopia Unthank, a kind of lightless Limbo where people die of "metaphorical diseases including one known as dragonhide, which leads to explosive disintegration through excess of bottled-up internal heat or emotion, and others whose victims' remains are exploited by the state for munitions and food." - John Clute, SFE (online). "A big and original novel . a shattering work of fiction in the modern idiom." - Burgess, Ninety-nine Novels: The Best in English since 1939, p. 126. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-460. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-121. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 77. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 406. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#142553). Bookseller Inventory # 142553

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Lanark: Gray, Alasdair

Gray, Alasdair

ISBN 10: 0903937743 ISBN 13: 9780903937740

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Item Description: 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. FIRST EDITION. 1981 Canongate Publishing first edition. Light reading wear, some wear to edges of dustjacket else good condition. Signed, dated and with a design to the endpaper by Alasdair Gray with a dedication to 'Hallibees', a vegitarian arts cafe in 1980s Glasgow which gave a platform to artists including Gray. Bookseller Inventory # MDR-W5L-CEL

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Lanark SIGNED & INSCRIBED: Gray, Alasdair

Gray, Alasdair

Published by Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh, (1981)

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Item Description: Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh, 1981. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Lanark. A Life in Four Books, UK 1st/1st INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "To Juliet from [space] via Alisdair, Edinburgh, 20 August 1991", Canongate, 1981. Fine copy in Near Fine DJ (very lightly soiled). In a protective cover. Not clipped, no other ownership markings. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 105402

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Lanark: A Life in Four Books -by: Gray, Alasdair (signed)(aka

Gray, Alasdair (signed)(aka Robert Walker )

Published by Edinburgh, UK: Canongate, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing, Edinburgh, Scotland (1981)

ISBN 10: 0903937743 ISBN 13: 9780903937740

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Item Description: Edinburgh, UK: Canongate, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine (see description). Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description). Alasdair Gray (illustrator). First Edition. -----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, corners are ever so slightly rubbed, some VERY faint marks on the upper edge of the text block, in a Near Fine dustjacket with the slightest of rubbing to edges, no chips or tears, not price clipped, overall this looks new, signed and dated "Alasdair Gray 5 June 1981", the cover art is uncredited but I believe that it is the work of Gray, this is the 1981 edition---the true 1st edition (not the later signed limited 2nd edition ), an early signature on this his first book, a very pleasing copy of a truly scarce important 20th century book, apparently a portion of this work (chapter 12 ) was entered in a 1958 Observer short story competition under the name Robert Walker, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 160239

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Lanark; SIGNED 1st/1st: Gray, Alasdair

Gray, Alasdair

Published by Canongate (1981)

ISBN 10: 0903937743 ISBN 13: 9780903937740

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Item Description: Canongate, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Signed by Alasdair Gray to the front end paper. A near fine copy of a first edition, first impression hardback in a near fine, unclipped dustjacket which has been enclosed in a clear, removable protective cover. (very slight foxing) All books are swathed in biodegradable bubble wrap and posted in strong, custom made book boxes to ensure undamaged delivery. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 007594

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Gray, Alasdair

Published by Edinburgh; Canongate; (1981)

ISBN 10: 0903937743 ISBN 13: 9780903937740

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Item Description: Edinburgh; Canongate;, 1981. First edition, first printing. Near fine, with a slightly dusty top edge and minor bumps to the bottom corners in near fine price clipped dustjacket. Signed by the author and inscribed to David. Regarded by many as one of the great British books of the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # 19895

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GRAY ALASDAIR

Published by Canongate (1981)

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Item Description: Canongate, 1981. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket. First Edition. First UK Edition. A near fine copy in like D/W with miniscule shelf wear at the head of the spine. With a superb full-page inscription from the Author (dated 27 August 1981) on the front free end-paper. Widely perceived to be one of the 100 best books written in the twentieth century. A very nice copy. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 355490714356

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Gray, Alasdair

Published by Edinburgh; Canongate; (1981)

ISBN 10: 0903937743 ISBN 13: 9780903937740

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Item Description: Edinburgh; Canongate;, 1981. First edition, first printing. Signed presentation copy (To JOHN COOK from the author of this (me)* at Gordons House 22 April 1981). The author appears to have forgotten to sign his name, so added the * and signed the book at the bottom of the page. A good example of the author's enduring eccentricity. The exact publication date is not known, but this seems to be an early copy. Near fine in very good, price clipped dustjacket with a couple of small tears. Regarded by many as one of the great British books of the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # 21342

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Gray, Alasdair

Published by Edinburgh: Canongate Publishing (1981)

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Item Description: Edinburgh: Canongate Publishing, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First edition of the author's first book. A fantasy novel, ten years in the writing, which, in at least one survey, was named one of the 100 best books written in the twentieth century. This copy bears Gray's contemporary inscription on the half-title page to the effect that "The author* of the ensuing testifies that Michael---gives this to his son Richard---. 28 Oct. 1981. *Alasdair." A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 0002

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Gray, Alasdair.

Published by Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh (1981)

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Item Description: Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket. Small 4to. Illustrated. A fantasy novel widely acknowledged as one of the 100 best books written in the Twentieth Century. This copy bears Gray's contemporary inscription: "The author of the ensuing testifies that Michael Curtis gives this to his son Richard Curtis. 28 Oct. 1981. Alasdair." First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 21387

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Lanark (A Life in 4 Books) -: Gray, Alasdair

Item Description: Edinburg/London: Canongate/Jonathan Cape/Bloomsbury, 1981 - 2000, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Neu. Dust Jacket Condition: Neu. 1. Auflage. 1. Lanark - A Life in 4 Books. Edinburg: Canongate, 1981. First Edition, Second Printing (1985). No. 281 of 1000 copies signed, dated ("1985") and numbered by the author on the front free endpaper. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 2. Unlikely Stories, Mostly. Edinburg: Canongate, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Erratum slip laid in (the original flyer for the launch party shown in the picture was sadly lost). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "TO ROBIN From ALASDAIR 17 April 1984". 3. 1982 Janine. London: Jonathan Cape, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "to Robin from Alasdair Gray, with astonishment* that he likes so many of my books (*and gratitude) / 17 April 1984". Two promotional postcards for the book laid in. 4. (With James Kelman and Agnes Owens) Lean Tales. London: Jonathan Cape, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Gray on the front free endpaper: "To Lucy from Alasdair." Also signed by James Kelman on page 11 (the beginning of his section of the book). 5. The Fall Of Kelvin Walker. Edinburgh: Canongate, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Canongate's invitation to a launch party for this book at The October Gallery in London laid in. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To PETER from Alasdair 15 (no) 20 March 1985". 6. 5 Scottish Artists Retrospective Show - Five Colour Catalogues and an Introduction by Alasdair Gray. Gartocharn: Famedram Publishers, 1986. A near fine black and white stapled photocopy of this item. 7. Alasdair Gray. Edinburgh: The Saltire Society, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Saltire Self-Portraits 4. A fine copy in original stapled wrappers. 8. Old Negatives - Four Verse Sequences. London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. No. 42 of 500 copies signed, numbered and dated ("20.2.1989") by the author on the front free endpaper. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Erratum sheet laid in. 9. Something Leather. London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author and adorned with a portrait of a manís face: "To NEIL TAYLOR (face) from Alasdair 28. 6. 1990". 10. Poor Things. London: Bloomsbury, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Erratum slip and 3 coloured bookmarks commemorating the author's win of the 1992 Whitbread Novel Award with this book laid in. Signed by the author on the title page. 11. Ten Tales Tall & True. London: Bloomsbury, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Erratum slip laid in. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Alasdair Gray to David". 12. A History Maker. Edinburg: Canongate Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. No. 27 of 250 copies signed and numbered by the author on the half title. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 13. Songs Of Scotland. Edited by Wilma Paterson. Illustrated by Alasdair Gray. Edinburg: Mainstream Publishing, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a (near) fine dustwrapper. 14. The Book Of Prefaces. Bloomsbury, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. "AN APPEAL TO THE BUYER" slip laid in. Signed by the author on the half title. Please note that due to size and weight we will have to charge additional postage. Signatur des Verfassers. Bookseller Inventory # 013028

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