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The Secret Purposes., Baddiel, David
1 Baddiel, David The Secret Purposes.
London Little Brown & Company 2004 0316725765 / 9780316725767 Paper Back As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
As new, unread large format paperback. 408 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Endless Journey, Baerlein, Henry
2 Baerlein, Henry The Endless Journey
London Thornton Butterworth 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A very good reading copy. Previous owners name on FEP & again on title page and he has put his name in a thin stamp on front pastedown and along top edge & to occasional pages throughout the book.Text is clean and bright - 318 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Loved and Envied, Bagnold, Enid
3 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 Loved and the Envied, Bagnold, Enid
4 Bagnold, Enid The Loved and the Envied
London William Heinemann & the Book Society 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Novel about a small circle of women bound together by the social level of their birth - living as easily in Paris as in London, and now entering their fading years. Very good clean hardback in unclipped duwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear with small chips to head of slightly darkened spine. 328 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Lonely Queen, Bailey, H.C.
5 Bailey, H.C. The Lonely Queen
London Jonathan Cape 1933 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo 
Brown tweed coloured cloth with dark brown lettering. 256 pages + publisher's adverts. Part of the Florin Books series. Spine strip has sunned. Top edge dusty. Internally text block is very clean. Binding square and tight. An attractive copy of this fictional account of the life of Elizabeth I. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Man Who Turned Mex and Other Stories, Bailey, Paul
6 Bailey, Paul The Man Who Turned Mex and Other Stories
London Thomas Nelson & Sons 1927 Stiff Board Covers Good Fair 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
One of the publisher's 1/6d novels for 1927. Internally clean copy in a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear, small losses and sunning to spine - 282 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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According to Queeney  - Large Print, Bainbridge, Beryl
7 Bainbridge, Beryl According to Queeney - Large Print
Bath, Avon Paragon/Chivers Press 2003 0754091341 / 9780754091349 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Historical novel set in the 18th Century which explores the relationship between Samuel Johnson and his friend and benefactor Mrs Hester Thrale - wife of a wealthy Southward brewer. A clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. Large Print. 300 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Penny Wars, Baker, Elliott
8 Baker, Elliott The Penny Wars
London Michael Joseph 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear - 253 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Crazy Water: Six Fictions, Baker, Lori
9 Baker, Lori Crazy Water: Six Fictions
New York, NY, USA New York University Press 1996 0814712843 / 9780814712849 Soft Cover Reading Copy 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Unread paperback which has been poorly stored resulting to curling to top corner of cover/ first dozen or so pages. Still in shrink wrap hence a very good reading copy. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Seen Dimly Before Dawn : A Novel, Balchin, Nigel
10 Balchin, Nigel Seen Dimly Before Dawn : A Novel
London The Reprint Society 1964 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Unusual story told on two levels following an obituary notice in The Times. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, tight hardback in a d/w 192 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Sundry Creditors, Balchin, Nigel
11 Balchin, Nigel Sundry Creditors
London The Reprint Society 1954 Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Highly rated work by the English novelist and screenwriter. Previous owner's name to the ffep. Good, square hardback in a d/w showing light sunning to spine - 285 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Small Black Room, Balchin, Nigel
12 Balchin, Nigel The Small Black Room
London The Reprint Society 1945 Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Tells the story of a British scientist working with a specialist "back room" team in London during the Second World War. Later made into a film starring Jack Hawkins, David Farrar, and Kathleen Byron. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear with rubbing to spine - 208 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Change of Heart, Baldwin, Faith
13 Baldwin, Faith Change of Heart
London Robert Hale 1949 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The story of a mother and daughter, swathed in glamour and brought face to face with reality through their separate passions, and set passionately against each other. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear including internally repaired tear to front cover at top corner. 205 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 32.50 GBP
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Tell Me My Heart, Baldwin, Faith
14 Baldwin, Faith Tell Me My Heart
London Robert Hale Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The story of Jenny who takes a new job as the secretary to the manager of a shipyard, and then becomes intrigued by the apparent desertion of his attractive wife, and sudden departure of his last secretary. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear including internally repaired tear to front cover at top corner. 185 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Over the Rocky Mountains or Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin, Ballantyne, R. M.
15 Ballantyne, R. M. Over the Rocky Mountains or Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin
London James Nisbet Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate on front endpaper dated March 1913. 122 pages. B.W frontis. Set during the time of the Gold Rush - Will Osten returns from his travels to discover that his father has died and that he has been left a property in California. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Coral Island, Ballantyne, R. M.
16 Ballantyne, R. M. The Coral Island
London Charles H. Kelly 1913 Hard Cover Reading Copy 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Clarke, Albert 
Adventure story set in the Pacific ocean. Generally clean and bright internally with the odd light spotting/blemish. Some shelfwear & tear to spine ends - 339 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Gorilla Hunters - A Tale of the Wilds of Africa, Ballantyne, R. M.
17 Ballantyne, R. M. The Gorilla Hunters - A Tale of the Wilds of Africa
London James Nisbet Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but School Prize plate on front endpaper dated 1912. 310 pages + adverts . B.W frontis. Sequel to The Coral Island and set in "darkest Africa", in which three boys Ralph, Peterkin and Jack combine missionary work with searching for gorillas. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea, Ballantyne, R.M.
18 Ballantyne, R.M. The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea
London James Nisbet Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Victorian novel written to give some idea of the life led by deep-sea trawlers fishing the North Sea. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 407pp + publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1900's. Frontis + 4 b&w illustrations and vignette title. Top edge a little dusty. Previous owner's details erased from front endpaper. An attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. 
Price: 37.50 GBP
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Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine, Balzac
19 Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine
London Privately Printed Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Robida, A. 
The first English version of the Contes Drolatiques. A very good clean hardback in red cloth binding with faded spine. 366 pages. Fifty illustrations by A. Robida. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Forest of Souls, Banks, Carla
20 Banks, Carla The Forest of Souls
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005 0007193807 / 9780007193806 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
As new, unread copy of this large format paperback which shows signs of slight shelf wear. A psychological thriller. Next post dispatch by Royal Mail. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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