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Lazy Golfer's Companion, Alliss, Peter; Wade, Mike
1 Alliss, Peter; Wade, Mike Lazy Golfer's Companion
London CollinsWillow 1995 0002187086 / 9780002187084 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo Allard, Bruce 
Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w. Slightest signs of storage with some light sunning to page edges - 224 pages including index. Intends to eliminate the inconsistencies of the once-a-month golfer. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary, Anon
2 Anon Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary
Librairie Du Liban 2000 0004709330 / 9780004709338 New Impression Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo 
Part of the York Easy Learning Series. The essential dictionary from day one to exam success. Unread paperback edition. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The World's Stupidest Signs, Anon
3 Anon The World's Stupidest Signs
London Michael O'Mara Books 2005 1843171708 / 9781843171706 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
As new, unread copy which shows signs of lightest shelf wear. A bizarre collection of the world's most ridiculous signs. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Where's Where : A Descriptive Gazetteer, Anon
4 Anon Where's Where : A Descriptive Gazetteer
London Eyre Methuen 1974 0413322904 / 9780413322906 Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Where's Where may be called the Who's Who of places. It comes as a literary gazetteer and glossary, telling us why we use the words we do when reading, writing, travelling, eating or drinking or simply being curious about the world. 218 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Diary of a Yuppie, Auchincloss, Louis
5 Auchincloss, Louis Diary of a Yuppie
London Grafton Books 1988 0586201025 / 9780586201022 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very good clean copy. Pages are tanning slightly with age. 174 pages. Clean and uncreased. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Loved and Envied, Bagnold, Enid
6 Bagnold, Enid The Loved and Envied
London The Reprint Society 1953 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
At age fifty-three, Lady Ruby Maclean shines at the centre of her aristocractic circle in Pouilly. Her admirers look to her and wonder how such a feted woman can accept with equanimity the prospect of agieng, as they themselves struggle with jealousy, dread and uncertainty. Few see beyond the image to the woman beneath, or guess that the love and envy she inspires have particular consequences for Ruby herself. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in an d/w - 280 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The View from Here : Life at Seventy, Bakewell, Joan
7 Bakewell, Joan The View from Here : Life at Seventy
London Atlantic Books 2006 1843545144 / 9781843545149 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An exhilarating, funny and always thought-provoking take on the human condition that most of us dread and yet count ourselves lucky to achieve : old age. Gift inscription opposite title page. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 246 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Darkhouse, Barclay, Alex
8 Barclay, Alex Darkhouse
London HarperCollins 2005 0007195362 / 9780007195367 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 390 pages. Thriller set on both sides of the Atlantic. All edges red. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Patriots, Barlow, James
9 Barlow, James The Patriots
London The Reprint Society 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Acclaimed novel telling the story of war veterans struggling to adjust to civilian life and drifting into a life of crime. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 383 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Abominable Showman and Other Tales with a Twist, Barritt, Derek
10 Barritt, Derek Abominable Showman and Other Tales with a Twist
Lewes, East Sussex The Book Guild Ltd 1991 086332570X / 9780863325700 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The Spitfire and Stirling wartime RAF pilot includes several stories based on his flying experiences amongst this collection of over 50 fictitious works. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 274 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Harder Path : The Autobiography, Birt, John
11 Birt, John The Harder Path : The Autobiography
London Time Warner Books 2002 0316860190 / 9780316860192 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w which is 'stretched' to front flap. The extraordinary account of how a boy from Bootle rose through the media ranks to become Director-General of the BBC: the culmination of a career that changed British broadcasting fundamentally. 532 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs, Blanch, Lesley (editor)
12 Blanch, Lesley (editor) Harriette Wilson's Memoirs
London Century Publishing 1985 0712609946 / 9780712609944 Reprint Card Covers Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The humerous and anecdotal memoirs which took 19th.Century London by storm resulting in ten thousand pounds for Harriette and her latest consort, together with a rash of law suits for her publisher. Clean, tight paperback - 378 pages including index. Reliable next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Just Rewards, Bradford, Barbara Taylor
13 Bradford, Barbara Taylor Just Rewards
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005 0007197586 / 9780007197583 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unread copy in an un-clipped d/w. 428 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Games For Trains Planes And Wet Days, Brandreth, Gyles
14 Brandreth, Gyles Games For Trains Planes And Wet Days
London William Luscombe 1974 0860020428 / 9780860020424 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A variety of games and puzzles for those tedious times when the kids are stuck indoors or in traffic. 124 pages. Clean, bright copy in price-clipped jacket. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Horizontal Woman, Brierley, David
15 Brierley, David The Horizontal Woman
London Little, Brown & Co 1996 0316879355 / 9780316879354 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Arresting portrait of a time of paradoxes, national strife and personal compromise - a novel about Poland, from Hitler to Jaruzelski to Solidarity. Light tanning to page margins else a good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear & tear - 311 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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A Family Man, Brookfield, Amanda
16 Brookfield, Amanda A Family Man
London Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 2001 0340770090 / 9780340770092 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. 313 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
17 Brown, Dan Da Vinci Code
Paris, France Jean-Claude Lattes 2005 2266144340 / 9782266144346 Card Covers Reading Copy 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Good reading copy paperback with TEXT in French. 745 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Life And Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, Bryson, Bill
18 Bryson, Bill The Life And Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
London Doubleday 2006 0385608268 / 9780385608268 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Memoir about the author's childhood in 1950's America when almost everything was good for you, including DDT, cigarettes and nuclear fallout. Will appeal to anyone who has ever been young. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 309 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Married Alive, Burchill, Julie
19 Burchill, Julie Married Alive
London Orion 1999 0752825046 / 9780752825045 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Now and Then : An Autobiography, Castle, Roy
20 Castle, Roy Now and Then : An Autobiography
London Robson Books 1994 0860519260 / 9780860519263 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The life and career of the highly versatile and popular entertainer in his own words. Foreword by the Best-Man at his wedding - Sir Harry Secombe. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 279 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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