Ox Tales: Earth; Air; Fire; Water. Original Stories From Remarkable Writers.
- London: GreenProfile 2009
FIRST TRADE EDITIONS, SIGNED BY 15 CONTRIBUTORS, 4 vols., 8vo, pp. 207, ; 208; 206; 208. Original colour-printed card wrappers. Just a touch of shelfwear to extremities. Signed by 15 contributors to the title-pages of their contributions.
A complete set of the trade paperback editions of these charity anthologies published for Oxfam, based loosely around the 4 classical elements and highlighting aspects of the charity's work in related areas (for example, the afterword of the third volume 'Fire' summarises their work in arms control). In this set Kate Atkinson, Ian Rankin, Marina Lewycka, Alexander McCall Smith, DBC Pierre, A.L. Kennedy, Kamila Shamsie, Louise Welsh, Geoff Dyer, Xiaolu Guo, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson, William Boyd, Michel Faber, Giles Foden and Michael Morpurgo have all signed their contributions.