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The Tiger in the Smoke, Allingham, Margery
1 Allingham, Margery The Tiger in the Smoke
United States Doubleday 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo 
Thriller set in London where there's "a fog on" Good clean hardback though no jacket. Small bump to bottom edge of front cover. 254 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Memoirs of a Slave-Trader, Canot, Theodore
2 Canot, Theodore Memoirs of a Slave-Trader
London Jonathan Cape 1929 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Sardonic account of piracy and mutiny, of battles with warships or rival traders and of the fantastic lives of European and half-caste slavers on the West Coast of Africa. A very good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 285 pages + publisher's adverts. Part of the Traveller's Library series. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Christopher Marlowe  - The Mermaid Series, Ellis, Havelock (editor)
3 Ellis, Havelock (editor) Christopher Marlowe - The Mermaid Series
London Ernest Benn 1947 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo 
Introduction by J.A. Symonds. Includes the original text ofTamburlaine, Doctor Faustus, The Jew of Malta and Edward the Second. Good clean hardback in unclipped dustrwapper which shows signs of light shelfwear with darkened spine. Light foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 430 pages. Part of the Mermaid Series. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The White Peacock, Lawrence, D.H.
4 Lawrence, D.H. The White Peacock
London Heron Books Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Blue leatherette with ornate gilt decoration. 322 pages. A very good clean hardback. Novel in which Cyril Beardsall Cyril Beardsall describes the relationship of his sister, Lettie, with George Saxton, a son of a tenant farmer, and Leslie Tempest, heir of a wealthy mine owner. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Speech of Angels,, Maas, Sharon
5 Maas, Sharon The Speech of Angels,
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2003 000712385X / 9780007123858 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo 
As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelf wear. First printing with complete number line. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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The Towers of Trebizond, Macaulay, Rose
6 Macaulay, Rose The Towers of Trebizond
London The Reprint Society 1959 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The story of a group of people who set out, with a camel, to explore the possibilities of a proposed Anglican mission to Turkey. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Clean, bright copy in dustwrapper which has darkened spine. - 256 pages. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Mrs. Brown Again (SIGNED COPY), Macbean, Robert
7 Macbean, Robert Mrs. Brown Again (SIGNED COPY)
Not Stated Not Stated Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Signed by Author
"Being some account of the further adventures and reminiscences of a lady who enlivened the nineteenth century. With apologies and homage to her creator the late Arthur Sketchley." Printed for private circulation only. Written on the front fly leaf. "Mr. Gentle. With the author's kind regards, April 1938" Slight fading to board edges. Clean, tight hardback copy bound in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. 86 pages. Some sunning to board edges. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 47.50 GBP
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A Pier and a Band, MacCarthy, Mary
8 MacCarthy, Mary A Pier and a Band
London Martin Secker 1931 New Edition Revised Stiff Card Covers Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
With an introductory appreciation by David Garnett who rated the work as a charming novel, as full of life and grace as Perdita herself. Previous owner's details to front pastedown and light sunning to page edges else a good clean copy - 318 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Frontera - SIGNED COPY, MacClure, Victor
9 MacClure, Victor Frontera - SIGNED COPY
London Hodder & Stoughton 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo Signed by Author
Clean, bright copy in the scarce 7/6 dustjacket. 320 pages. Blue cloth binding with black lettering. Slight fading to spine strip and board edges. Text block very clean. Binding square and tight. Some minor darkening to spine strip and edges of jacket and several small closed tears to edges. Illustrated with map and four b&w drawings to the front of the book. An absorbing thriller concerning a girl's adventures at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. Signed on the title page by the author with the words "To him whom I heard always in request as "Tom!" - Tom Wheeler - Victor McClure" Tom Wheeler was a journalist for the Daily Mirror in the 1930's and this book came from his private collection. A most attractive copy of this now hard-to-find signed First Edition 
Price: 277.50 GBP
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The History of Gutta-Percha Willie  - The Working Genius, Macdonald George
10 Macdonald George The History of Gutta-Percha Willie - The Working Genius
London Blackie & Son Hard Cover Good 8vo Hughes, Arthur 
No date but prize bookplate on front pastedown dated 1913. Frontis + 7 other illustrations. Both the frontis and one of the illustrations are loose but book is complete and binding still square and tight. Turquoise boards are soiled andred decoration of a lady holding a tree to front board is scratched. 212pp + adverts. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Way the Crow Flies, MacDonald, Ann-Marie
11 MacDonald, Ann-Marie The Way the Crow Flies
London Fourth Estate Ltd 2003 0007171714 / 9780007171712 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo 
A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. 720 pages. First edition, First Printing with complete number line. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Opal Hunters or the Men of Red Creek Camp, Macdonald, Robert M.
12 Macdonald, Robert M. The Opal Hunters or the Men of Red Creek Camp
London S.W. Partridge Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo 
Square, tight hardback in green decorated cloth boards with laid on picture. Some foxing. Previous owner's name on front endpaper dated Christmas 1914. Colour frontis + 4 bw plates. 320 pages + publisher's adverts. 
Price: 32.50 GBP
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Assignment in Brittany, MacInnes, Helen
13 MacInnes, Helen Assignment in Brittany
London George G. Harrap 1943 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
1634 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Message from Malaga, MacInnes, Helen
14 MacInnes, Helen Message from Malaga
London Collins 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Thrilling novel of espionage set against the picturesque background first of Malaga and later Granada. Square, tight hardback which has a little foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Unclipped dustjacket shows signs of slight shelfwear only. 349 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Midnight Is Mine, MacKinlay, Leila
15 MacKinlay, Leila Midnight Is Mine
West Seneca, NY, USA Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd 1991 0708925405 / 9780708925409 Large Print Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Complete and unabridged ex-library large print copy with the usual markings. Generally clean and bright with the odd minor blemish and front endpaper removed. 426 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Bear Island, Maclean, Alistair
16 Maclean, Alistair Bear Island
London Heron Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Rees, Gary 
Set in the wartime graveyard of the Arctic where Nazi submarines lay in wait for the Murmansk convoys. Very good clean hardback in navy leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration though lettering has faded to spine strip. 280 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Breakheart Pass, Maclean, Alistair
17 Maclean, Alistair Breakheart Pass
London Heron Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Reprodraw 
Maclean changes genre in this Western novel set in 19th century Nevada with the main characters on a railroad journey in a blizzard. Very good clean hardback in navy leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration though lettering has faded to spine strip. 280 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Caravan to Vaccares, Maclean, Alistair
18 Maclean, Alistair Caravan to Vaccares
London Heron 1973 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Blue leatherette boards with gilt decoration - gilt lettering has faded to spine. 253 pages. Novel set in the Provence region of France in which a couple try to discover the secret the gypsies are so determined to hide. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Caravan to Vaccares, Maclean, Alistair
19 Maclean, Alistair Caravan to Vaccares
London Collins 1970 0002211246 / 9780002211246 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Novel set in the Provence region of France in which a couple try to discover the secret the gypsies are so determined to hide. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has one small tear to head of spine.251 pages. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Fear is the Key, MacLean, Alistair
20 MacLean, Alistair Fear is the Key
London Heron Books 1973 Leatherette Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Meyer, Renate 
Fast moving thriller from the master suspense author. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback with silk marker attached - 257 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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