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ADAMS, Richard.

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  1. Shardik.
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    Shardik.

    First edition, first impression of Adams' second book. Inscribed by the author on the title page: ‘For Michael Smith with best wishes from Richard Adams, November 1974.' With the original Shardik bookmark loosely inserted. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1974

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 91942

    Signed: Yes

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  2. Watership Down.

    Watership Down.

    First illustrated edition, first impression.
    First illustrated edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author and illustrator on the verso of the half-title: "yours sincerely, Richard Adams & John Lawrence". Initially turned down by all major publishing houses, Watership Down was finally issued by Rex Collings in 1972; sales were over 100,000 in the first year and Adams was awarded both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for children's fiction. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1976

    Published: Harmondsworth

    Stock Code: 110528

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  3. Watership Down.
    signed

    Watership Down.

    Illustrated by John Lawrence.
    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. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1976

    Published: Harmondsworth

    Stock Code: 104326

    Signed: Yes

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