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The Sea Wolf

By: London, Jack

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 057519


Adventure novel about the survivors of an ocean collision who come under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who rescues them. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Square, tight hardback in grey leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration - gilt lettering has faded to spine. 314 pages. View more info

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The Enchanted Garden and Other Stories

By: Vachell, Horace Annesley

Price: £87.50

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048618


Square, tight hardback with slightly faded spine and a couple of small marks to rear cover. A little light foxing to page edges but text block is very clean. Slight bump to top edge of rear board. 320 pages. View more info

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The Jackals

By: Valmain, Frederic

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald & Co: 1962

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 027376


Grippingly original novel of suspense and violence which introduced to English readers the work of the celebrated author and playwright. Translated from the French by W.G. Corp. Clean, square hardback with slightest wear to d/w. Previous owner's details to ffep. 176 pages. B0000CLEHU View more info

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Fatal Reality

By: Van Burger, Edwin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, USA, AuthorHouse: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019685


Unread paperback - 302 pages. Slightest signs of storage. Clean, bright copy. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Canary Murder Case

By: van Dine, S.S

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1951

Edition: Sixth Impression

Seller ID: 045051


Classic detective fiction as Philo Vance intervenes in an attempt to unravel one of the great unsolved mysteries in the annals of the New York police department. Good square hardback with tanning to page margins. Unclipped d/w ( 6s net ) shows some shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 288 pages. View more info

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The Vicarious Years

By: van Druten, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022168


Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w with slightest wear & tear - 187 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Tale From The Old Oak Chest (SIGNED COPY)

By: Vegee, Albert

Price: £187.50

Publisher: London, The Mitre Press: 1937

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 044087


Colourful tale of chivalry and intrigue gleaned from an old oak chest bought inadvertently at auction. Internally clean copy with some light spotting to page edges. Unclipped ( 3/6 ) d/w shows light shelfwear & tear. Previous owner's stamp and details to ffep dd 7/4/37 and stamp repeated to title page. SIGNED to the half title page by the author ' A. Vegee ' Seven illustrations including frontis. 208 pages. View more info

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I Shall Bury Sorrow

By: Veitch, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041655


Novel in which Alison Craig's monotonous life and meek acceptance of her father's dominant will, is turned upside down by the day of the storm and arrival of Colin Drysdale. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 192 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Driven Into the Ranks

By: Vennel, Rev. Rabson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Sunday School Union:

Edition: Twelfth Thousand

Seller ID: 032099


No date. Prize inscription to ffep dd 1911-1912. Generally clean with some occasional foxing. Thee illustrations including frontis. 224 pages. A good reading copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Floating Island or The Pearl of the Pacific.

By: Verne, Jules

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co:

Seller ID: 053138


A couple of small marks to boards and some foxing throughout. Endpapers darkened. Colour frontis + 3 colour illustrations. 352 pages. Square, tight hardback copy of this science fiction novel in which a string-quartet is invited to play upon an immense man-made island inhabited exclusively by millionaires. View more info

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Jules Verne : Seven Novels

By: Verne, Jules

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Barnes & Noble: 2010

Seller ID: 064179


Omnibus edition offering a unique compilation of seven of Verne's Voyages :Five Weeks in a Balloon , Around the World in Eighty Days , A Journey to the Center of the Earth , From the Earth to the Moon , Round the Moon , Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island. Gift condition with gilt decoration to cover/spine and all page edges gilt. Heavy, large volume copy - 1,196 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mr. Golightly's Holiday (SIGNED COPY)

By: Vickers, Salley

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017235


Signed by the author on the half title with the inscription "Go lightly.. Best Wishes Salley Vickers August 2003". Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. First Printing with complete number line. View more info

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The Squirrel Cage

By: Vincent, Adrian

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036065


Entertaining novel set around a Fleet Street newspaper. Clean, slightly cocked, hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket which has been taped down leaving the usual residue. 190 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Almost a Crime (SIGNED)

By: Vincenzi, Penny

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Orion: 1999

Edition: Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 053203


The bestselling writer's story about love and betrayal, about ruthless ambition and tortuous family politics, all set against the background of that sociological phenomenon of the nineties - the power marriage. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square, large volume hardback which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription '' For Emma - Best wishes - Penny Vincenzi. '' Dustjacket is unclipped - 627 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Blood Doctor.

By: Vine, Barbara

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: 014999


Clean, bright unread copy with signs of light shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. 466 pages. View more info

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Where A Queen Once Dwelt

By: Vogel, Jetta

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Partridge:

Seller ID: 009436


Part of the 'Red Dave' series. No date, but gift inscription to ffep intended for Christmas 1928. Decorated blue boards with black lettering. D/W is un-clipped with a few small nicks and some soiling to borders. Contains illustrations and a coloured frontispiece - 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Crown of Dust

By: Volmer, Mary

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019978


Exceptional first novel of friendship, love and acceptance that grows and thrives in a harsh landscape. Unread copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Zadig; or, Destiny an Oriental History

By: Voltaire, M. De

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Dodd:

Seller ID: 058716


Square, tight hardback (no jacket). 223 pages. A very good clean copy. Part of the Abbey Classics series. Zadig, is the story of a young Babylonian philosopher who meets with a series of misfortunes and trials which test his faith. View more info

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Blue Angel Nights

By: von Falkensee, Margarete

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1986

Seller ID: 016036


252pp. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. View more info

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Organized Crimes

By: Von Hoffman, Nicholas

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040065


Novel set in 1930's Chicago in which a young, wealthy sociology student sets out to study organized crime from the inside. A good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Pages are tanning to the margins. 274 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info