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The Life of the Buddha

By: Beck, L. Adams

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 058536


Part of the Collins Library of Classics series, bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to partially faded spine. Red top edge, b/w frontis, 287 pages. Undated. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Family Failing

By: Dale, Darley

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 043697


Victorian novel which centres around the Kilgour family's move to the Channel Islands. A good clean hardback which has occasional marking/thumbprint to margins. School prize plate on front endpaper. 221 pages + publisher's adverts. Blue decorated cloth boards. View more info

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The Land is in Good Heart

By: Dale, Francis

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1945

Seller ID: 042523


A reading copy only of this now extremely hard-to-find title. Covers are soiled, spine strip has darkened and endpapers removed. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Novel written by the famous cookery writer Fanny Cradock under the pseudonym Francis Dale. View more info

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Broome Stages

By: Dane, Clemence

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059227


Clean, bright copy in brown boards with gilt decoration and lettering. Slight sunning to spine. Top edges brown. Attractive example - 703 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Godson : A Fantasy

By: Dane, Clemence

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063131


Fantasy set in Stratford when Will Davenport was a small boy. Clean, bright booklet in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine - 48 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Major Thompson and I

By: Daninos, Piere

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053061


Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear with small tear to head of spine. Major Thompson conforms to the European idea of the English officer and gentleman. Translated from the original French by W. Marmaduke Thompson. 221 pages. View more info

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Fleeting Breath

By: Dare, Simon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064512


Novel in which a famous actress Victoria Sheere, retreats to a country house in Sussex, in order to recuperate from her hectic life. Good clean hardback, which lacks dustwrapper. 192 pages. View more info

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The Bankrupt Bookseller

By: Darling, Will. Y.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Robert Grant & Son: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064295


The classic story of an anonymous bookseller who loved his books and his business more than life itself. A moving record of the happy life that transcends daily care. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine - 351 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Wishes Limited

By: Darlington, W.A.

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Seller ID: 021549


Green covers with darker green lettering and decoration of a man being chased by a beetle. 312 pages. 2cm tear to head of spine strip. Front hinge cracked. Pages yellowing with age. Spine strip darkened. No 29 written in blue biro on front end paper. A reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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Sidonie

By: Daudet, Alphonse

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Blond: 1958

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 043792


Powerful and thoroughly adult story, which first appeared in 1874, about the career of an unscrupulous young woman far removed from a Dickens' butter-wouldn't-melt-in-her-mouth heroine. Translated into English for the first time by Charlotte Haldane and with a preface by Alan Pryce-Jones. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear and part-darkening to prelims - 332 pages. View more info

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Hilltop House

By: David, Jennifer

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Eastbourne, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Victory Press: 1969

Seller ID: 023378


Bright, square copy in an unclipped d/w. Prize bookplate to half-title page. 87 pages. View more info

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The Story of Flyn the Stickleback (SIGNED COPY)

By: Davids, Richard

Price: £82.50

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Book Guild Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 025097


Signed by author on the front end paper with the inscription "Best wishes Richard Davids". 138 pages. As new, unread copy in unclipped dustacket . First Edition. A lovely copy of this now extremely hard-to-find title. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Man Who Wanted to Smell Books : Selected Short Stories

By: Davie, Elspeth; Gordon, Giles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate Books Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 015455


As new, unread copy which has minor shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Lyre of Orpheus

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034867


The final book in the trilogy exploring the life and influence of Francis Cornish, art expert, connoisseur, collector, notable eccentric and man of mystery. A very good clean hardback. 472 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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What's Bred in the Bone (SIGNED COPY)

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Viking: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051882


Intricately plotted, stylishly dramatic novel which is SIGNED by the author to the title page underneath his crossed-out printed name. Tanning to page margins else a good square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and rubbing to corners - 436 pages. View more info

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What's Bred in the Bone

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: £19.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 051958


Intricately plotted, stylishly dramatic novel. Tanning to page margins else a good square hardback in a d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and rubbing to corners/edges - 436 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Old Sinners Never Die

By: Davis, Dorothy Salisbury

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1960

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 052128


Features all the characters from the earlier crime novel Death of an Old Sinner and examines the perilous events that stem from a Washington dinner party. A good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which is lightly soiled and shows signs of wear/tear. 206 pages. View more info

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Harp of a Thousand Strings

By: Davis, H.L

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032128


Novel set in 19th Century Mississippi. Internally clean, though boards are a little bowed. The remains of the dustjacket have been pasted to the front endpapers. 318 pages. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Scandal Takes a Holiday -SIGNED COPY

By: Davis, Lindsey

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Century: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 052779


SIGNED by the author on the title page in black pen. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear to bottom edge of rear cover. Humorous crime romp. 283 pages. First edition with complete number line. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Nanny Hold My Hand

By: Davis, Penny

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, USA, AuthorHouse: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019684


Unread paperback - 283 pages. Slight signs of storage with some waviness. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info