Tim KC Books http://www.timkcbooks.com First editions and signed books Stone and Flower - Poems 1935-43 by Kathleen Raine http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Stone-and-Flower-.dash.-Poems-1935.dash.43_Kathleen_Raine.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/raine_stone.jpg'> First edition first printing Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Hepworth Very good with a dulled spine which has some wear to the front hinge Lacks dustjacket Poetry Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:56:47 +0000 GMT Stone and Flower - Poems 1935-43 by Kathleen Raine http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Stone-and-Flower-.dash.-Poems-1935.dash.43_Kathleen_Raine.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/raine_stone2nd.jpg'> First edition second printing Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Hepworth Very good in red cloth Lacks dustjacket Poetry Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:53:28 +0000 GMT Stone and Flower - Poems 1935-43 by Kathleen Raine http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Stone-and-Flower-.dash.-Poems-1935.dash.43_Kathleen_Raine.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/raine_stonejkt.jpg'> First edition first printing Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Hepworth Very good with an ex libris label on the front pastedown and general wear including signs of a liquid spillage Very good dustjacket possibly second state with wear to the spine Poetry Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:49:50 +0000 GMT Geneva by George Bernard Shaw http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Geneva_George-Bernard_Shaw.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/shaw_genevapictorial.jpg'> First edition first printing thus Illustrated by Feliks Topolski Very good in bluegrey cloth with some foxing Lacks dustjacket Poetry Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:14:04 +0000 GMT The Adventures of John Blake - Mysteries of the Ghost Ship by Philip Pullman http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Adventures-of-John-Blake-.dash.-Mysteries-of-the-Ghost-Ship_Philip_Pullman.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/pullman_blake.jpg'> The Adventures of John Blake Mystery of the Ghost Ship Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:21:43 +0000 GMT The White Lioness by Henning Mankell http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-White-Lioness_Henning_Mankell.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/mankell_lioness.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author Fine in fine dustjacket Crime Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:11:34 +0000 GMT Talking it Over by Julian Barnes http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Talking-it-Over_Julian_Barnes.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/barnes_talking.jpg'> First edition first printing of author039s novel Signed by the author Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:01:02 +0000 GMT Looking for the Possible Dance by A L Kennedy http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Looking-for-the-Possible-Dance_A-L_Kennedy.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/kennedy_dance.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author Fine paperback original Literary Fiction Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:42:30 +0000 GMT The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Lowland_Jhumpa_Lahiri.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/lahiri_lowland.jpg'> First edition first printing Published 2 weeks before the US edition Shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize Shortlisted for the Bailey039s Prize Signed by the author Fine in boards as published Literary Fiction Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:26:21 +0000 GMT From A to X by John Berger http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/From-A-to-X_John_Berger.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/berger_atoxltd.jpg'> First edition first printing One of 50 signed cloth copies from a limited edition of 60 copies Quarter bound in Colorado cloth boards from a design by Enid Marx Fine in matching slipcase Literary Fiction Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:06:29 +0000 GMT Satin Island by Tom McCarthy http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Satin-Island_Tom_McCarthy.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/mccarthy_satin.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed and dated by the author Shortlisted for the 2015 MAN Booker Prize Fine in near fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:01:22 +0000 GMT Twenty Three New Poems by Harold Monro edits http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Twenty-Three-New-Poems_Harold_Monro-edits.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/chapbooks_no1.jpg'> Volume 1 Issue 1 of the Monthly Chapbook A chapbook looking at contemporary British poetry Very good in very good covers Contributors include Herbert Read Walter de la Mare Siegfried Sassoon DH Lawrence Rose Macaulay and WH Davies Poetry http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Twenty-Three-New-Poems_Harold_Monro-edits.php Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:29 +0000 GMT Brownout on Breadfruit Boulevard by Timothy Mo http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Brownout-on-Breadfruit-Boulevard_Timothy_Mo.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/mo_brownout.jpg'> Author039s first selfpublished book Signed by the author and additionally stamped with his ampquotChinese signatureampquot this stamp was subsequently accidentally flushed away by the author039s son Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:41:58 +0000 GMT Saturday by Ian McEwan http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Saturday_Ian_McEwan.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/mcewan_saturdayltd.jpg'> One of a limited edition of 1500 signed and numbered copies Longlisted for the 2005 MAN Booker Prize Fine in slipcase Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:24:15 +0000 GMT Slow Chocolate Autopsy by Iain Sinclair http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Slow-Chocolate-Autopsy_Iain_Sinclair.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/sinclair_autopsy.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by Iain Sinclair Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:24:43 +0000 GMT Slow Chocolate Autopsy by Iain Sinclair http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Slow-Chocolate-Autopsy_Iain_Sinclair.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/sinclair_autopsyprf.jpg'> Proof copy Signed by Iain Sinclair Fine in glossy wrappers Paperback Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:23:34 +0000 GMT Slow Chocolate Autopsy by Iain Sinclair http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Slow-Chocolate-Autopsy_Iain_Sinclair.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/sinclair_autopsy.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by Iain Sinclair Fine simultaneous paperback edition Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:22:43 +0000 GMT Ecstasy by Irvine Welsh http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Ecstasy_Irvine_Welsh.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/welsh_ecstasypbk.jpg'> First edition published simultaneously with a hardback edition Signed by the author Very good paperback original slightly faded to the spine and with reading creases Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:34:54 +0000 GMT The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Little-Stranger_Sarah_Waters.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/waters_stranger.jpg'> First edition first printing Shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize Signed by the author Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:24:02 +0000 GMT House of Orphans by Helen Dunmore http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/House-of-Orphans_Helen_Dunmore.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/dunmore_orphans.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author Near fine with some spotting to foredge in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:50:27 +0000 GMT Mourning Ruby by Helen Dunmore http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Mourning-Ruby_Helen_Dunmore.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/dunmore_ruby.jpg'> First edition first printing Near fine in near fine spine faded dustjacket Literary Fiction Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:38:48 +0000 GMT House of Names by Colm Toibin http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/House-of-Names_Colm_Toibin.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/toibin_house.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed and dated publication day by the author to the title page Fine in fine dustjacket The author signed many loose title pages of the book that were then bound in to the finished book this copy was signed by the author once the book was ready for publication Literary Fiction Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:38:45 +0000 GMT Missing Fay by Adam thorpe http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Missing-Fay_Adam_thorpe.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/thorpe_fay.jpg'> First edition first printing Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:12:40 +0000 GMT Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Mirror,-Shoulder,-Signal_Dorthe_Nors.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/nors_mirror.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed and dated by the author Shortlisted for the MAN Booker International Prize Fine paperback original Literary Fiction Thu, 15 Jun 2017 06:00:16 +0000 GMT Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Fever-Dream_Samanta_Schweblin.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/schweblin_fever.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed and dated by the author to the title page Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:55:23 +0000 GMT Two Stories by Virginia Woolf http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Two-Stories_Virginia_Woolf.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/haddon_two.jpg'> First edition first printing A publication to mark the centenary of the Hogarth Press The small format volume consists of a reissue of Virginia Woolfs The Mark on the Wall with illustrations by Dora Carrington together with a new story by Mark Haddon St Brides Bay with illustrations by Dora Carrington and the author Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:23:22 +0000 GMT Freedom of the Parish by Geoffrey Grigson http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Freedom-of-the-Parish_Geoffrey_Grigson.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/grigson_freedompbk.jpg'> First edition first printing A paperback edition published a year before the hardback version The book has grey covers the front cover marred by red biro scribbles and also has an outer jacket the same as used for the hardback This is in poor condition with the spine largely missing The content of the edition is the same as the hardback except that it lacks the appendices Literary Fiction Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:36:35 +0000 GMT The Apple Fall by Helen Dunmore http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Apple-Fall_Helen_Dunmore.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/dunmore_apple.jpg'> First edition first printing of author039s first book of poetry Signed by the author Fine paperback original Poetry Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:27:35 +0000 GMT The Van by Roddy Doyle http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Van_Roddy_Doyle.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/doyle_van.jpg'> First edition first printing The usual page tanning but otherwise fine in near fine dustjacket with a small tear to the tail of the spine Shortlisted for the 1991 Booker Prize Literary Fiction Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:54:54 +0000 GMT First Love by Gwendoline Riley http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/First-Love_Gwendoline_Riley.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/riley_first.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author Shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Prize Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sat, 10 Jun 2017 14:40:38 +0000 GMT Conclave by Robert Harris http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Conclave_Robert_Harris.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/harris_conclave10.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author to the title page Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sat, 10 Jun 2017 13:02:28 +0000 GMT The Secret Life by Andrew O'Hagan http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Secret-Life_Andrew_O'Hagan.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/ohagan_secret.jpg'> First edition first printing Three true stories Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Sat, 10 Jun 2017 12:57:43 +0000 GMT King Fisher Lives by Julian Rathbone http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/King-Fisher-Lives_Julian_Rathbone.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/rathbone_fisher.jpg'> First edition first printing Fine in near fine but spine faded dustwrapper Literary Fiction Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:41:41 +0000 GMT Malcolm Mooney's Land by W.S Graham http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Malcolm-Mooney's-Land_W.S_Graham.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/graham_mooney.jpg'> First edition first printing Fine in near fine dustjacket Poetry Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:38:44 +0000 GMT Unaccompanied Poems by W.S. Graham http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Unaccompanied-Poems_W.S._Graham.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/graham_uncollected.jpg'> First edition first printing Fine paperback original Poetry Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:36:51 +0000 GMT The Absent Signifier by Bernard O'Donoghue http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Absent-Signifier_Bernard_O'Donoghue.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/odonoghue_absent.jpg'> One of a limited edition of 250 unnumbered copies Fine pamphlet Poetry Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:35:04 +0000 GMT The Milk of Dreams by Leonora Carrington http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Milk-of-Dreams_Leonora_Carrington.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/carrington_milk.jpg'> First edition first printing A collection of the artist039s short stories for children Illustrated by the artist Fine in boards as published Children's Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:42:38 +0000 GMT Typewriters Bombs Jellyfish by Tom McCarthy http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Typewriters-Bombs-Jellyfish_Tom_McCarthy.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/mccarthy_jellyfish.jpg'> First edition first printing A collection of essays Fine paperback original Literary Fiction Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:04:26 +0000 GMT Zennor in Darkness by Helen Dunmore http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Zennor-in-Darkness_Helen_Dunmore.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/dunmore_zennor.jpg'> First edition first printing Near fine but with some foxing mainly restricted to the edges in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:40:30 +0000 GMT Arborial - A Collection of New Woodland Writing by Adrian Cooper edits http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Arborial-.dash.-A-Collection-of-New-Woodland-Writing_Adrian_Cooper-edits.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/cooper_arboreal.jpg'> First edition first printing Conrtributors include Helen Dunmore Zaffar Kunial Adam Thorpe Simon Armitage William Boyd Evie Wyld Jackie Kay and Ali Smith Signed at their contribution by Fiona Stafford Tobias Jones Zaffar Kunial and Simon Armitage Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Arborial-.dash.-A-Collection-of-New-Woodland-Writing_Adrian_Cooper-edits.php Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:29:54 +0000 GMT The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Ministry-of-Utmost-Happiness_Arundhati_Roy.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/roy_happiness.jpg'> First edition first printing The authors second novel Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:12:20 +0000 GMT The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Ministry-of-Utmost-Happiness_Arundhati_Roy.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/roy_happiness.jpg'> First edition first printing The authors second novel Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:10:59 +0000 GMT New Collected Poems by Marianne Moore http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/New-Collected-Poems_Marianne_Moore.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/moore_new.jpg'> First edition first printing An updated collection Fine in fine dustjacket Poetry Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:59:59 +0000 GMT A Forger's Tale by Shaun Greenhalgh http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/A-Forger's-Tale_Shaun_Greenhalgh.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/greenhalgh_forger.jpg'> First edition first printingThe autobiography of a notorious art forger Fine in fine dustjacket Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:57:29 +0000 GMT The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Chalk-Artist_Allegra_Goodman.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/goodman_chalk.jpg'> First edition first printingThe coming together of an artist and a teacher Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:52:26 +0000 GMT Prague Nights by Benjamin Black http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Prague-Nights_Benjamin_Black.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/banville_nights.jpg'> First edition first printing Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:45:41 +0000 GMT The Children by Carolina Sanin http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Children_Carolina_Sanin.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/sanin_children.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author to the title page Fine in fine dustjacket Literary Fiction Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:05:54 +0000 GMT Still by Simon Armitage http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/Still_Simon_Armitage.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/armitage_still.jpg'> First edition first printing Large format A poetic response to photographs from the Somme Battlefield Fine in cloth boards as published Poetry Sun, 04 Jun 2017 17:05:19 +0000 GMT The Lucky Ones by Julianne Pachico http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Lucky-Ones_Julianne_Pachico.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/pachico_lucky.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by the author Fine paperback original Literary Fiction Sun, 04 Jun 2017 17:02:46 +0000 GMT The Penguin Book of Poetry from Britain and Ireland since 1945 by Simon Armitage http://www.timkcbooks.com/book/The-Penguin-Book-of-Poetry-from-Britain-and-Ireland-since-1945_Simon_Armitage.php <img align='left' hspace='10' vspace='3' src='http://www.timkcbooks.com/pictures/armitage_penguin.jpg'> First edition first printing Signed by Simon Armitage to the title page Fine but with an ownership inscription to the front free endpaper in very good dustjacket slight wear to the top edge and some fading to the rear panel Poetry Sun, 04 Jun 2017 16:58:33 +0000 GMT