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Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collins, London (1972)

ISBN 10: 0901720313 ISBN 13: 9780901720313

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Item Description: Rex Collins, London, 1972. Octavo, boards. First edition. Published 14 November 1972 in an edition of 2500 copies. Winner of the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4B-1. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 51. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 4. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2079-83. Waggoner, The Hills of Faraway 001. A fine copy in fine dust jacket (priced £3.50 on the front flap). A stunning copy. Uncommon in this condition. (#155593). Bookseller Inventory # 155593

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Adams, Richard.

Published by London. Rex Collings Ltd. 1972. (1972)

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Item Description: London. Rex Collings Ltd. 1972., 1972. First Edition with matching dates of 1972 on the title and copyright pages. With "Printed in Great Britain by Bristol Typesetting Co., Ltd. Barton Manor, St. Philips, Bristol." at the bottom of the copyright page. Personally Inscribed in bright black ink on the title page: "To Jeffrey with my best wishes. Richard Adams England 19th September 2007" Handsomely bound in finely woven brown cloth, stamped brightly in gilt on the spine and the front boards. Very clean and crisp throughout. With a faint convex crease down the center of the spine. In a very good plus original dustjacket printed in black ink on honey-brown-colored paper. With two tiny spots near the top of the spine adjacent to and just below the black print "ADAMS". Light edge-rubbing to the jacket, wear to the corners, and slight tears to the top and bottom edges with short separations at the top and bottom of the folds. With the original price of "£3.50 net" at the bottom of the inside front flap of the jacket. First Edition with matching dates of 1972 on the title and copyright pages. With "Printed in Great Britain by Bristol Typesetting Co., Ltd. Barton Manor, St. Philips, Bristol." at the bottom of the copyright page. Bookseller Inventory # 6994

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Watership Down.: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings, London (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, London, 1972. First edition of the author's first and most beloved work. Octavo, original brown cloth. Signed by the author on the title page, "Yours sincerely Richard Adams." Laid in is a letter from Richard Adams' assistant. Fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example. Although Watership Down was rejected by 13 publishers before Collings accepted it, it has never been out of print, and is Penguin Books' best-selling novel of all time. It won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Prize. The title refers to a hill in the north of Hampshire, England, near the area where Adams grew up. The story has its roots in the tales that Richard Adams made up for his young daughters during long car journeys. As he explained in 2007 in an interview with the BBC, he "began telling the story of the rabbits . . . improvised off the top of my head, as we were driving along." He based the struggles of the animals on the struggles he and his friends encountered during the Battle of Oosterbeek in 1944. The daughters insisted he write it down—"they were very, very persistent." After some delay he began writing in the evenings and completed it 18 months later. Bookseller Inventory # 3715

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Watership Down: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Paradine (1976)

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Item Description: Paradine, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. 1st Edition. SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed. A spectacular copy that is SIGNED by Richard Adams and the illustrator. The book is in fantastic shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy with the publisher's ORIGINAL slipcase. We buy Richard Adams First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-10743140497

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WATERSHIP DOWN: Adams, Richard; illustrated

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

Published by London: The Paradine Press. (1976)

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Item Description: London: The Paradine Press., 1976. First edition thus. With a new foreword by the author. Signed by the author and with an original watercolour by the illustrator. Publisher-commissioned Sangorski and Sutcliffe full green morocco binding, with gilt illustration and titles to the upper board and spine. Five raised bands to the spine. All edges gilt. Housed in the original marbled card slipcase. An excellent copy, the spine a touch faded otherwise the binding is fine, clean and bright. The contents are entirely complete and fine throughout. A lovely copy. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being one of 30 or so with a signed original watercolour illustration by John Lawrence on the front free endpaper. Above the original illustration there is a calligraphic manuscript inscription in red ink "With Love From David / May 1979". Signed by Richard Adams in red ink on the copyright page. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. Bookseller Inventory # 10800

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ADAMS RICHARD

Published by Paradine, London (1976)

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Item Description: Paradine, London, 1976. Hard Cover. First Edition. Signed Limited Edition of 250 copies of which this is # 151. This is one of 30 or so rare copies which have an additional watercolour illustration by John Lawrence to the front free end-paper signed in initials by the artist. The binding (by Sangorski and Sutcliffe) is in sumptuous full crushed green morocco with marbled end-papers, raised bands, all edges gilt, with beautiful gilt rabbit motifs to the upper board, gilt corn and rabbit motifs and gilt title to the spine and numerous coloured and black and white illustrations throughout by John Lawrence (one of the UK’s best-known illustrators). This deluxe edition has a new fore-word on the genesis of the story by Richard Adams not published elsewhere. Signed by the Author to the rear of the title page and by the illustrator to the frontispiece. A fine copy in the original marble card slip-case. A remarkable book. Bookseller Inventory # 355490714192

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Watership Down: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Signed. First edition, first printing. Warmly inscribed by the author "To dear Janet, with much love, Richard Adams, December 1974." Very Good, lean and reading crease to spine, bumping to foot, light rubbing to cloth at extremities, endpapers foxed, previous owner name (Janet Vernon Hall) to front free end paper, edge of page block lightly foxed and soiled; in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact, light soiling, top edge a bit worn with light creasing and short closed tears along the top spine joints. Map at rear intact, a bit worn. A very warm inscription, signed two years after publication. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 160710001

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ADAMS RICHARD

Published by Rex Collings, London (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, London, 1972. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket. First Edition. First UK Edition. Spine tips a trifle pushed otherwise a VG+ copy in like D/W with a patch of fading and some surface scratches to the middle of the spine. A very nice copy indeed. Signed by the Author on the title page in his customary red ink: "Yours sincerely/ Richard Adams/ England/ 14th December 2006". John Lawrence (who painted the superb illustrations in the subsequent limited edition of 1976) has painted (on the front free end-paper) a wonderful illustration, in water colours, of "First View of Watership Down". This has been signed by Lawrence below the painting. One of only two copies of this book that we are aware of which include an end-paper painting by John Lawrence. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 355490710632

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Watership Down - INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR.: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Published by Rex Collings, London (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, London, 1972. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. HARDBACK - A near fine title that has been Inscribed by the author to the title page. There is very light pushing to the spine tips, but the brown cloth is fresh and clean, with no bumping to the corners. There is a superb colour illustration to the ffep by the artist John Lawrence. The illustration shows a first view of Watership Down. The pages are white, with no foxing, or toning to the page edges The dust wrapper is in near fine condition with no loss or tears. Very light creasing to the spine tip, but a lovely dust wrapper with just a little fading to the spine. Please view the numerous scans. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 000766

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Watership Down. Illustrated by John Lawrence.: ADAMS, Richard.

ADAMS, Richard.

Published by Harmondsworth: Penguin Books & Kestrel Books, 1976 (1976)

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Item Description: Harmondsworth: Penguin Books & Kestrel Books, 1976, 1976. Octavo (230 × 152 mm). Original dark green crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, raised bands forming compartments to spine, titles direct to second and third gilt, fleurons to first and fifth and rabbit motifs to fourth and sixth gilt, rabbit vignette to front board in gilt, edges and turn-ins gilt, green and yellow endbands, marbled endpapers. In the marbled slipcase as issued. Spine sunned; an excellent copy. Original watercolour by the artist to the first blank, colour frontispiece, numerous illustrations to the text in colour and black and white, folding colour map tipped-in at rear. Number 175 of 250 specially bound and signed copies of the first illustrated edition of Adams's first novel, this copy with a fine original watercolour by John Lawrence to the first blank initialled by him in the bottom right-hand corner, with his full signature on the frontispiece. This extremely popular animal story was initially turned down by all major publishing houses. When finally issued by Rex Collings in 1972, sales exceeded 100,000 in the first year and Adams was awarded both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for children's fiction. Bookseller Inventory # 104326

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Watership Down: Adams, Richard; illustrated

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

Published by Paradine (1976)

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Item Description: Paradine, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed. This copy is SIGNED by Richard Adams. A wonderful copy! The book is in excellent condition with minor wear to the boards and publisher's slipcase. A sharp copy SIGNED by the author and the illustrator. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13051649870

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Watership Down - SIGNED: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings, London (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, London, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on a paper pasted to the front end paper, below the words, "Yours sincerely,". This paper appears to have been cut out from a letter. The jacket has just the slightest bit of wear to the spine ends, a tiny closed tear (difficult to see) at the top of the front panel. A very nice copy. Signed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 003087

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Watership Down - Proof Copy: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are delghted to present for sale one of the few proof copies ever produced of 'Watership Down'.Rex Collings (The publishers) sent around ten copies to London reviewers in 1972.The tiny publishers who, legend has it, could not afford to even pay Adams' advance, produced the proof in a hurry. This is evident given the fact that the title of the book is handwritten on to the spine of the blue proof cover.There is no record of another proof selling within the last ten years and no other copy is presently available for sale at the time of writing.Given the fact that the book has sold over 50 million copies worldwide, this copy is perhaps the first time this story appeared in print.The book itself is bound into pale blue plain paper covers, onto which has been handwritten the title, presumably by the publisher or the recipient. The BOOK is in Very Good sound condition, has clearly been read more than once, the page edges are a bit grubby and the page corners are no longer sharp.This is in effect the text block of the true UK first edition.There is no fold-out map at the rear as there is in the proper trade edition, nor it appears has there ever been one.The WRAPPER has clearly been with the book since new.It is the true first edition trade dust jacket (although the jacket is slightly longer than the book),in Very Good+ condition, with some wear to the folds and a couple of closed tears to the top of the spine where it has been handled carelessly, probably when removing it from a bookshelf.There is also a tiny piece missing to the right of the publisher's name, and the spine has faded a little also.A very scarce item and a must for any true Adams/Watership Down collector.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17179736945

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WATERSHIP DOWN: ADAMS, Richard

ADAMS, Richard

Published by Collings (1972)

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Item Description: Collings, 1972. First edition. Original brown cloth with gilt titles and rabbit vignette to upper cover, in brown pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a very good (price clipped) dustwrapper, with a virtually invisibly closed tear to the rear flap. Unusually tight and crisp with faint offsetting marks from tape to the endpapers. Colour folding map at rear. The author's first book, printed in an edition of only 2000 copies by an obscure publisher due to the fact that, rather like Wind in the Willows some 64 years earlier, the publishers approached by the author considered a long and complex anthropomorphic tale would appeal neither to children nor adults. Needless to say, like Kenneth Grahame's tale, it has become a much loved book in both genres and is one of the classics of children's literature. The book was winner of the Carnegie Medal for children's literature in 1972. Bookseller Inventory # 32590

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Watership Down: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Published by Rex Collings, UK (1973)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, UK, 1973. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 1st Edition 1972. A very interesting association to Richard Adams. The book was a presentation gift to the lawyer Michael Rubenstein from Kathe Geutner. Inscription reads 2nd July 1980 To Michael Rubenstein with eternal thanks from Fairer -The Girl in the Swing but truly Kathe Gunter. Kathe Gunter successfully sued for libel against Richard Adams/ Allen Lane for the use of her name in Richard Adams novel The Girl in a Swing. The book was subsequently re-called and new a printing was undertaken to change the central characters name to Karin Forster from Kathe Gunter. Book is near fine and bright. Contents very good. The wrapper is near fine and very bright. Edges lightly rubbed. Miniscule loss to one spine tip. More images can be taken upon request.Ref 8176 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 011708

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Watership Down - SIGNED: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings, London (1973)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, London, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Rex Collings. 1973. London. 413 pages. 1st printing of the Second edition. Rex Collings printed the true 1st edition/1st printing in 1972. There was never a second printing rather the next printing was labeled Second edition 1 year later in 1973. this second edition then went on to multiple printings. This copy is the second overall printing or the first printing of the second edition. Signed by an elderly Richard Adams directly to the title page. Book is tight, crisp and clean. Appears unread. Binding and hinges are strong. A very attractive tight copy. The book would grade Fine if not for a touch of discoloration along bottom rear edge. Original DJ with 3.50 price intact on dj flap. minor wear and minor soiling to DJ. this is an exceptional signed copy of the enduring classic. A most desirable early copy. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001240

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Watership Down: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Published by Rex Collings, London; 1972. 8vo. This excellent copy of the classic children’s tale by Richard Adams is in Fine condition. It is tightly bound in its original brown cloth with gold gilt lettering and a gilt rabbit to the front board. Inside the pages are beautifully bright and clean, which is quite rare with children’s books, and it is very well looked after and appears barely read. It comes complete with unfolding map to the back of the book. There is a neat ownership inscription to the front free endpaper and some very slight toning to the front free endpaper and title pages around where a newspaper clipping has been inserted. The clipping is of an article announcing Watership Down as the winner of the seventh Guardian award for children’s fiction. There is also some very slight bumping to the top of the spine and a very slight shelf lean to the book from where it has been kept on a bookshelf. These are the only minor flaws to a book which is otherwise in excellent condition. The book is housed in a Fine dustjacket. There is no marking or or damage to the jacket, and only the smallest amount of bumping to the top of the spine, but this is so slight it is barely noticeable. The jacket has been encased at some point in laminate in order to preserve it, which although perhaps not the deal choice of protection, has certainly done it’s job and the dustjacket is in exceptional condition. In all this is a lovely copy and would be the perfect addition to any collection of modern first editions. Bookseller Inventory # 147

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Watership Down - the true first printing: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A first edition, first printing published by Rex Collings in 1972. Name and date (1972) to front endpaper, otherwise a very clean copy with an immaculate map. viii, 413 pp. plus folding map. Jacket price clipped and edge rubbed without loss. 1cm split in jacket at head of front joint and three very small internal repairs. The rare first edition and scarce. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17625501633

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ADAMS, Richard

Published by Penguin Books/ Kestrel Books,, (Middlesex, England): (1972)

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Item Description: Penguin Books/ Kestrel Books,, (Middlesex, England):, 1972. ADAMS, Richard. WATERSHIP DOWN [A Novel]. Illustrated by John Lawrence. Large octavo, brown cloth spine, tan paper-covered boards, pp. xii, 550, illustrated by John Lawrence in color and black-and-white and with folding maps. Signed and inscribed by Richard Adams: "To M- C- / with best wishes/ Richard Adams/ The Dorchester/ London/ 14th September 1978" (opposite the title page). A fine copy in fine dust jacket in publisher's slipcase box; the pictorial slipcase is very slightly rubbed at extremities, else fine. First edition thus (by this publisher); first illustrated edition, with color illustrations by John Lawrence; author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 80055

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Watership Down - the true first printing: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A first edition, first printing published by Rex Collings in 1972. A very good+ book without inscriptions (map complete), in a very good unclipped wrapper with two internal tape repairs. Rubbing to the edges, one or two closed tears on the edges. A very presentable copy. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1476101069521

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Watership Down: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

ISBN 10: 0901720313 ISBN 13: 9780901720313

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Light soiling, several faint spots and light wear to cloth; light, uneven toning at rear. Light reading crease to spine. Previous owner name to front free end paper. Map at rear intact. Searching for a new home on account of impending highway development, a group of anthropomorphic rabbits set out to seek Watership Down. The real Watership Down is a hill near Adams' childhood home, which was threatened by development in 2012. Bookseller Inventory # 150719005

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Richard Adams

Published by Rex Collings Ltd., London (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings Ltd., London, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. London: Rex Collings Ltd., 1972. 413 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/2". First English edition. Dust jacket in near fine condition, with a few tiny little chips out of bottom edge, Japanese paper repairs done very nicely to inside jacket on spine creases which looks like a few small tears were repaired, original price of "£3.50 net" intact; Brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt design of rabbits on the front over, previous owner's signature in ink on front free endpaper, slight foxing to top pages fore-edges, very light convex crease on spine, otherwise in near fine condition.Richard George Adams (1920 - ) was born in Newbury, Berkshire, England and is best known for authoring Watership Down, The Plague Dogs, and Shardik. Watership Down came about as a result of stories Adams told his two daughters when they were young. Originally, it was turned down by four publishers before being picked up by Rex Collings, whereupon it became an immediate international success. Watership Down is about a small group of anthropomorphized rabbits who have their own language, culture and mythology. After their warren is destroyed, they adventure out into the world seeking a new home and encounter many difficulties along the way. Watership Down won the prestigious Carnegie Medal and Guardian Prize, among other book awards. Bookseller Inventory # BL-001451

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Watership Down: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Rex Collings, London (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, London, 1972. Brown Cloth. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. 413pp. 1972. First edition. 8vo. A first edition copy in a super jacket. The jacket had been protected in a 70's/80's sleeve, which we removed to check for condition. It may have left the jacket ever so slightly loose fitting but there is no soiling and the ochre colour is bright and vivid. Not price-clipped. A very short nick to the tail of the rear flap with a light associated crease and a still lighter nick to the head of the same flap both expertly repaired and hardly noticable. A slight crease mark to the head of the rear panel and a similar one to the tail. Nevertheless, the jacket remains so well preserved - you would be very hard pushed to find a better jacket. The book is in good plus only condition. There is a strip of sellotape ghosting (very probably from the jacket - in no way affects the jacket itself) to the extreme leading edge of the front paste-down. The front endpaper is missing. There is a slight soil mark to the rear endpaper. Slight foxing to the upper fore-edge. A slight soil mark to the extreme lower corner of the title page - not heavy in anyway. Slight toning to the leading fore-edge. Otherwise a very clean, tight copy in original publisher's brown cloth boards - gilt embossed to the spine and front board - the gilt remains fresh and no marks to the boards which also appear fresh. The map too at the rear remains immaculate. A good plus copy with a super near fine or fine jacket of this important first edition. Shipping from the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 235939

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Watership Down: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. HARDBACK - The book has been bound in full leather, with gilt lettering and tooling to the spine. The inner pages are in very good condition with light soiling to the text block. The book is free of any previous owner names or Inscriptions. The map is present to the rear of the book. The book comes with its own custom made slip case. The book is the correct first edition, published by Rex Collings in 1972. Bookseller Inventory # 000573

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Watership Down - SIGNED and dated with: Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Published by Macmillan (1974)

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From: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA (Gainford, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Macmillan, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A first edition, first printing published by Macmillan in 1974. A very good+ book with some light wear to the top edge of the book SIGNED, LINED and DATED (September 2008) to the title page with the first line of the book ('The Primroses were over'). In a very good+ unclipped wrapper (clipped at top but price intact), with one stain to the spine. A lovely signed item and the only copy signed in this way. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11461203334

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Adams, Richard

Published by Published By Rex Collings, London (1972)

ISBN 10: 0901720313 ISBN 13: 9780901720313

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From: Keoghs Books (Stroud, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Published By Rex Collings, London, 1972. , complete with map at rear in good condition. First Edition , top and bottom edges and fore-edge a little marked, book generally very good condition , dustwrapper front flap nearly detached, marks on rear and dust soiling, small piece missing top rear, fair condition , cloth with gilt rabbits on front and gilt titles on spine , 22.5 x 14.5 cm Hardback ISBN: 0901720313. Bookseller Inventory # 64498

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Watership Down (SIGNED Plus SIGNED FILM TIE-INS): Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Macmillan Pub Co, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1974)

ISBN 10: 0027000303 ISBN 13: 9780027000306

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From: Daniel Montemarano (Newfield, NJ, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Macmillan Pub Co, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1974. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good Minus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st American Edition/1st Printing (complete number line on copyright page). SIGNED by Richard Adams on a bookplate on front end page (signature only) .Some staining on rear cream coloured boards, with page age-toning and foxing along fore-edge. $6.95 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Also includes a card attached to half-title page SIGNED and inscribed by RICHARD BRYERS (voice of 'Fiver' in 1978 animated film version of novel and voice of 'Captain Broom in 1999 TV series). Also includes laid-in a small color photo SIGNED by JANE HORROCKS (voice of 'Hannah' in 1999 TV series). Also includes on half-title page a bookplate SIGNED and inscribed by TERRANCE RAWLINGS (Editor on 1978 film version). Also laid-in is a small B&W photo card SIGNED and inscribed by RICHARD O'CALLAGHAN (voice of 'Dandelion' in 1978 film). Also laid-in is a small B&W photo SIGNED by HARRY ANDREWS (1978 voice of 'Woundwort'--scarce Andrews signature). Also laid-in is a card SIGNED by RICHARD HORDERN (voice of 'Frith'). Author's first novel. Unique 1st American printing of book with associated signatures for the Adams--'Watership Down' fan or collector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 020215

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ADAMS, Richard

Published by Rex Collings (1972)

ISBN 10: 0901720313 ISBN 13: 9780901720313

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From: Glyn's Books (ELLESMERE, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Rex Collings, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Ex-lib with label removed from ffep leaving gum marks; stamp on verso of tp. Edges dusty and lightly spotted. Nice, complete, dj with a couple of small marks on rear and front flap. Fold-out map in rear pocket present. Binding tight; pages clean. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18418327498

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ADAMS, Richard

Published by MacMillan Publishing Co. (1972) [1974], New York (1972)

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Item Description: MacMillan Publishing Co. (1972) [1974], New York, 1972. Hardcover. First American Edition. Impressive first novel, an unsentimental view of nature and our relationship to it, a landmark in the Fantasy genre. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated April 1974. Binding slightly cocked, as often the case with this poorly made book. Minor soiling to rear board and some spotting to the bulked text edges. Still Very Good in a Very Good or better dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 012324

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Watership Down Picture Book (Signed By Richard: Adams, Richard

Adams, Richard

Published by Penguin (1978)

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From: Ashton Rare Books ABA PBFA (Leicester, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Penguin, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. The First UK printing published by Penguin in 1978. The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Mild crease to first blank black endpaper but otherwise in lovely condition. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.Tiny nick to upper front edge and a mild crease to inner front flap.The wrapper is protected in the removable Brodart archival cover.The book has been SIGNED to one of the early movie illustrations. The movie tie-in and a very scarce item to find signed- Collectible.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17467107539

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