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Front Lines

By: Cable, Boyd

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016791

Condition: Good


Generally good, clean text block with some odd spotting. Boards show rubbing and staining. Old 3/- inked price to front pastedown. Brown boards with red lettering to cover and spine. 306 pages. View more info

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All American Girl Ready or Not

By: Cabot, Meg

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Children's Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020398

ISBN: 0330434918

Condition: Near Fine


Hilarious sequel to 'All American Girl', by the best-selling author of 'The Princess Diaries'. Unread paperback in French flaps - 215 pages. Slightest signs of storage else as new. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Son of Hagar : a Romance of Our Time

By: Caine, Hall

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 020564

Condition: Good


Good, internally clean copy with all edges untrimmed. Dark brown, embossed, decorated boards with gilt embossed lettering to spine. Rubbing to boards and spine and bumping to corners. 303 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Small bookplate to ffep remains blank. View more info

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The City Called Holy

By: Callard, Maurice

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054488

Condition: Fair


Ex-library copy with the usual markings and odd blemishes/thumbmarks to pages. Uncommonly well-written first novel centred around a detective-sergeant in the Palestine Police who finds himself emotionally involved with a beautiful immigrant Jewess. Unclipped d/w shows light shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 224 pages. View more info

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The Young Eagles : A Novel

By: Cameron, Ian

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050547

ISBN: 0491023383

Condition: Very Good


A story of friendship and love set against the background of the wonder and excitement of flying when aviation was in its infancy. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 249 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The City of Your Final Destination

By: Cameron, Peter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: 020507

ISBN: 1857029720

Condition: Near Fine


Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w. 312 pages. Slightest signs of storage. Clean, bright copy - next post dispatch. View more info

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The Sacred Malady

By: Campbell, Anthony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050552

Condition: Good


Pablo Oroya, a painter visiting his wife Ines in hospital, finds himself in a wrong room, where another patient lies in an advanced stage of cancer. Next morning, the staff discover that this patient has been healed. Shortly after, Dr John Sparling, a leading consultant at the hospital, is told that he himself is mortally ill with Hodgkin's Disease. Against the violent opposition of his wife, herself a doctor, he goes out to Crete, where the Oroyas live, in the hope that... View more info

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Queen's Pawn

By: Canning, Victor

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, The Book Society in Association with William Heinemann: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057839

Condition: Very Good


Andrew Raikes retires to Devon after twenty years of careful, efficient cheating - but his past catches up with him. Previous owner's small sticker to front pastedown else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 271 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Not Like Other Girls

By: Carey, Rosa Nouchette

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052708

Condition: Good


A good clean copy in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to front cover. 491 pages. A little foxing to edges and endpapers but text block is clean. Previous owner's details on front endpapers. View more info

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Ten Years for Miranda

By: Carfrae, Elizabeth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036122

Condition: Good


Ex WH Smith Library with their bookplate to front pastedown - no other signs of ex-library. Absorbing novel in which a young man takes on the cares of an early marriage, and then all to soon yields to the temptation to sell his talent for easy money. Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 192 pages. View more info

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Harpole and Foxberrow, General Publishers

By: Carr, J. L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Quince Tree Press: 1992

Seller ID: 065483

ISBN: 090084793X

Condition: Very Good


The author's eighth and last novel, published just after his eightieth birthday. Internally clean, bright copy showing light shelfwear with rubbing to spine/edges - 157 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Season in Sinji

By: Carr, J. L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1985

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 065485

ISBN: 0140069194

Condition: Very Good


Small masterpiece rich in the author's characteristically poignant and savage humour. Light sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Miracle at St Bruno's

By: Carr, Philippa

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Foyles Book Club: 1972

Seller ID: 028862

Condition: Good


The first book in The Daughter's of England series which tells the story of a baby who was found in the Christmas Crib in the Abbey of St. Bruno on Christmas morning in 1522. Square, tight copy in shelfworn jacket. View more info

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The Braeswood Tapestry

By: Carr, Robyn

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015914

ISBN: 0316129755

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of shelfwear to head of spine. 297 pages. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1928

Edition: Reprint- Illustrated Pocket Classics

Seller ID: 064056

Condition: Good


The classic story of the girl who fell down the rabbit hole. Burgundy leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Silk marker still attached. Wear and minor loss to leather at both spine ends. Previous owner's name and date on front endpaper. Binding nice and tight. Internally very clean. 187 pages. 42 illustrations by Tenniel. View more info

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Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1930

Edition: Reprint- Illustrated Pocket Classics

Seller ID: 064067

Condition: Good


The famous sequel to Alice in Wonderland in which Alice finds herself in in the middle of a game of chess after wondering what life was like the other side of the looking glass. Silk marker still attached. Rubbing to leather at both spine ends. Previous owner's name and date on front endpaper. Binding nice and tight. Internally very clean. 208 pages. 50 illustrations by Tenniel. View more info

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Venetian Cousins

By: Carroll, Stephen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058659

ISBN: 0233989013

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed debut novel sees Thomas attempt to trace his missing childhood hero. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w223 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Able Seaman

By: Carter, George Goldsmith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041570

Condition: Very Good


Unable to face the bleak prospect of life in longshore fishing, Jack Vallon breaks with the age-long tradition of his family and joins first the Royal Navy and then the Merchant Service. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 315 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Fortune in Dimes

By: Carter, Mary

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Victory Gollancz: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036013

Condition: Very Good


Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has been protected but then taped to endpapers - the tape has yellowed over time and left residue on the pastedowns and free endpapers. Otherwise a very good clean copy of this the author's first novel about a young man coming of age in Southern California. 338 pages. View more info

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I Was Howard Hughes

By: Carter, Steven

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 011673

ISBN: 0747573948

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy which shows light signs of shelf wear. Prompt dispatch. View more info