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Lazy Golfer's Companion

By: Alliss, Peter; Wade, Mike

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, CollinsWillow: 1995

Seller ID: 022056

ISBN: 0002187086

Condition: Near Fine


Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w. Slightest signs of storage with some light sunning to page edges - 224 pages including index. Intends to eliminate the inconsistencies of the once-a-month golfer. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Where's Where : A Descriptive Gazetteer

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1974

Seller ID: 000695

ISBN: 0413322904

Condition: Good


Where's Where may be called the Who's Who of places. It comes as a literary gazetteer and glossary, telling us why we use the words we do when reading, writing, travelling, eating or drinking or simply being curious about the world. 218 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The World's Stupidest Signs

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 2005

Seller ID: 019348

ISBN: 1843171708

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of lightest shelf wear. A bizarre collection of the world's most ridiculous signs. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Librairie Du Liban: 2000

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 019533

ISBN: 0004709330

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the York Easy Learning Series. The essential dictionary from day one to exam success. Unread paperback edition. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Diary of a Yuppie

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1988

Seller ID: 019152

ISBN: 0586201025

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. Pages are tanning slightly with age. 174 pages. Clean and uncreased. View more info

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The Loved and Envied

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1953

Seller ID: 061871

Condition: Very Good


At age fifty-three, Lady Ruby Maclean shines at the centre of her aristocratic circle in Pouilly. Her admirers look to her and wonder how such a feted woman can accept with equanimity the prospect of ageing, as they themselves struggle with jealousy, dread and uncertainty. Few see beyond the image to the woman beneath or guess that the love and envy she inspires have particular consequences for Ruby herself. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback... View more info

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The View from Here : Life at Seventy

By: Bakewell, Joan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040973

ISBN: 1843545144

Condition: Very Good


An exhilarating, funny and always thought-provoking take on the human condition that most of us dread and yet count ourselves lucky to achieve : old age. Gift inscription opposite title page. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 246 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Darkhouse

By: Barclay, Alex

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029045

ISBN: 0007195362

Condition: As New


Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 390 pages. Thriller set on both sides of the Atlantic. All edges red. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Patriots

By: Barlow, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1961

Seller ID: 061872

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed novel telling the story of war veterans struggling to adjust to civilian life and drifting into a life of crime. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 383 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Abominable Showman and Other Tales with a Twist

By: Barritt, Derek

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex, The Book Guild Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045007

ISBN: 086332570X

Condition: Very Good


The Spitfire and Stirling wartime RAF pilot includes several stories based on his flying experiences amongst this collection of over 50 fictitious works. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 274 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Harder Path : The Autobiography

By: Birt, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Time Warner Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040098

ISBN: 0316860190

Condition: Very Good


Large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w which is 'stretched' to front flap. The extraordinary account of how a boy from Bootle rose through the media ranks to become Director-General of the BBC: the culmination of a career that changed British broadcasting fundamentally. 532 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs

By: Blanch, Lesley (editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029268

ISBN: 0712609946

Condition: Very Good +


The humorous and anecdotal memoirs which took 19th.Century London by storm resulting in ten thousand pounds for Harriette and her latest consort, together with a rash of law suits for her publisher. Clean, tight paperback - 378 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Just Rewards

By: Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 019388

ISBN: 0007197586

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy in an un-clipped d/w. 428 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Games For Trains Planes And Wet Days

By: Brandreth, Gyles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, William Luscombe: 1974

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 005547

ISBN: 0860020428

Condition: Very Good


A variety of games and puzzles for those tedious times when the kids are stuck indoors or in traffic. 124 pages. Clean, bright copy in price-clipped jacket. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Horizontal Woman

By: Brierley, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046918

ISBN: 0316879355

Condition: Good


Arresting portrait of a time of paradoxes, national strife and personal compromise - a novel about Poland, from Hitler to Jaruzelski to Solidarity. Light tanning to page margins else a good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear & tear - 311 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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A Family Man

By: Brookfield, Amanda

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023743

ISBN: 0340770090

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. 313 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Da Vinci Code

By: Brown, Dan

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Jean-Claude Lattes: 2005

Seller ID: 029015

ISBN: 2266144340

Condition: Reading Copy


Good reading copy paperback with TEXT in French. 745 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Married Alive

By: Burchill, Julie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Orion: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024566

ISBN: 0752825046

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Space to Let

By: Butler, Joan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064800

Condition: Good


Light humoured novel sees a rising young physicist embark on an attempt to reach outer space. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 191 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