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Amaryllis

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 058791


No. 5 in The Pseudonym Library Series. Generally clean text block internally with a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear and losses to spine ends. 163 pages. View more info

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Danesbury House

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge:

Seller ID: 059770


Blue decorated cloth covers. 352 pages + publisher's adverts. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate dated 1913 to front pastedown & previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Frontis + 4 further illustrations. Pages browning with age. An attractive copy. View more info

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Red Gold

By: 1650

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers: 1999

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 051750


Reluctant spy Jean Carson returns in another haunting and atmospheric thriller set in the shadows of occupied Paris. Light tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a removable plastic jacket. Number Line - 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Contains 258 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Other Door

By: A Gentleman with a Duster

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Mills and Boon: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031165


A novel which takes as its chief characters the world of distinguished people at the head of the nation - including the great lady of South Street; the eminent K.C. who earns a princely income defending murderers and the gay and roystering sporting Lord whose heart is always landing him in trouble. A very good, clean tight copy bound in brown cloth boards with black lettering. 818pp + adverts. View more info

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Pride and His Prisoners

By: A. L. O. E. (Tucker, Charlotte Marie)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1888

Seller ID: 024206


'A tale for the young, partly allegorical, to show the fatal effects of pride on character and happiness'. Green boards with embossing and gilt decoration and lettering to cover and spine. Some edgewear to edges and spine ends. 275 pages plus publisher's catalogue. View more info

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Life in the White Bear's Den

By: A.L.O.E.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Gall and Inglis:

Seller ID: 044822


Novel in which a young English woman missionary is shipwrecked on the coast of Labrador. Some wear/tear to cloth at spine ends. Front hinge has been reinforced with linen binder's tape. Small stain to fore edge but text block is clean. Undated but Sunday School plate on front pastedown dated 1898. 220 pages. A good reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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Stuyvesant - a Franconia Story

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Co:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 052225


Leather spine strip and corners show some rubbing as do edges of marbled boards. Tear to margin of title page. Minor foxing. Otherwise a good clean copy of this story set in the town of Franconia in the mountains of North America. 156 pages. View more info

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How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship and Musical Theatre

By: Acito, Marc

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Seller ID: 026013


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. "A comic coming-of-age novel..an exuberant caper with good period detail and ironic wit" Independend on Sunday. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein (SIGNED COPY)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2008

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056167


Another brilliant example of the power of Ackroyd's imagination as he pens a dazzling novel in the voice of Frankenstein himself. Flat SIGNED by the author to the title page. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 296 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Qualities of Mercy

By: Adair, Cecil

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul:

Seller ID: 015747


Red boards with black lettering. Undated but prize bookplate to front pastedown dated 1935-36. 254pp. Pages are yellowing a little with age. Slightly cocked. A good, clean, tight reading copy. View more info

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Becoming Tania : A Novel of Love

By: Adams, Ian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Seller ID: 038844


Political thriller set in the troubled continent of South America. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 298 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Hair-Breadth Escapes or the Adventures of the Three Boys in South Africa

By: Adams, Rev. H.C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Browne & Co:

Seller ID: 046640


Smells a little of smoke else a good clean hardback in green decorated cloth which is a little worn to spine ends. Opening to guttering in places. Sunday School prize plate on front pastedown dated Xmas 190 but no year written in. . British Library states 1877. 366 pages. B/W frontis. A good reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories

By: Adams, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061776


Nineteen folk tales from all over the world, each with a special magic that is the essential quality of folk-lore. A very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. 142 pages. Illustrated with oclour paintings by Yvonne Gilbert and drawings by Jennifer Campbell. View more info

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The Youngest Miss Ward

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052328


Written with all the verve and humour of Jane Austen, the author charms us with further insights into the behind-the-scenes intrigues into the behind-the-scenes intrigues of the Mansfield Park set. Clean tight hardback with minor bumping to corners in an unclipped d/w - 317 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Windsor Castle

By: Ainsworth, W. H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge:

Seller ID: 016282


Red embossed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine has faded. Spin ends worn with split to cloth at base of spine where it meets the front board. 312 pages. Pages have yellowed with age. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. View more info