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The Chartreuse of Parma

By: De Stendhal

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1902

Seller ID: 048719


Novel telling the life story of the Italian nobleman Fabrice del Dongo and his adventures during the Napoleonic Wars. Square, tight hardback. A little foxing to page edges and endpapers but text block is generally very clean. Illustrated with b/w frontis and colour plates. . Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Gilt top edge. 543 pages. Translated from the French by Lady Mary Loyd. Critical introduction by Maurice Hewlett. View more info

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Hereward the Wake

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Collins:

Seller ID: 062457


Historical novel set in Anglo Saxon England which offers a romanticised view of Hereward's exploit. Collins Library of Classics printed in clear type press. Red leatherette boards with gilt titling to spine. Undated circa 1940s. View more info

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Romances of the French Revolution

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 034941


Being : Scaramouche; Scaramouche the Kingmaker; Nuptials of Corbal. No date circa 1933. Light shelf wear to boards/spine. Previous owner's name, in pencil, to front pastedown. Good, clean copy - 730 pages. View more info

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The Sunlit Road

By: Sadler Adam

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016924


Grey cloth with black lettering to spine. Slightly cocked. Spotting to edges but text block clean. A good, tight copy of this now hard to find title. View more info

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Incidental Music

By: Sagan, Francoise

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1985

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 026805


Ex-library copy with usual library markings. Jacket is covered with clear plastic jacket which has been taped to end papers. Jacket is wrinkled beneath plastic cover. Binding is square and tight. Text block clean. A good reading copy. View more info

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Powder : An Everyday story of Rock 'N' Roll Folk

By: Sampson, Kevin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, QPD: 1999

Seller ID: 031105


Authentic novel about Rock and Roll which captures all the excitement and energy of a band breaking through. Good, clean, large format paperback - 501 pages. Next post dispsatch. View more info

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Rabbit Boss

By: Sanchez, Thomas

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Vintage Books: 1989

Seller ID: 019665


Unread paperback - 532 pages. Some faint tanning to page edges. Landmark novel telling the story of four generations of Washo in the California and Nevada Sierra. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Mauprat

By: Sand, George

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, The London Book Co: 1908

Seller ID: 048723


Novel set in the period before the French revolution which marks the coming of age of nobleman Bernard Mauprat, and his education by his cousin Edmee into living peacefully within a civilized society. Some darkening and fading to board edges but otherwise a square, tight hardback in blue cloth with gilt decoration to spine. Translated from the French by Stanley Young. With a Critical Introduction by John Oliver Hobbes. 3 colour plates + various portraits of George Sa... View more info

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McNally's Risk

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031685


Clean, bright copy in un-clipped d/w. Previous owner's name at the top of ffep. Suspense thriller set in Palm Beach. 319pp. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Dark Passions Subdue

By: Sanderson, Douglas

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047460


A brilliant and haunting study of homosexuality in process of development, it tells the story of Stephen Hollis, the son of a wealthy and pious merchant, who lives in emotional and intellectual isolation until he meets Fabien, a wealthy, cultured and hedonistic young foreigner. Book is rubbed to spine strip and edges, but internally clean. The blurb from the dustwrapper has been sellotaped to the front endpaper (leaving residual marks). Text block is clean. 296 pages. ... View more info

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The Milk-White Unicorn

By: Sandström, Flora

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 041688


Part of Cassell Novels later the basis of the film 'The White Unicorn' starring Margaret Lockwood and Dennis Price. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing wear & tear - 223 pages. View more info

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Revelation (SIGNED COPY)

By: Sansom, C. J.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 058147


Number Line 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2. Large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 550 pages. Historical novel set in 1543. Flat SIGNED by the author in blue biro to the title page. View more info

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And Ladies of the Club

By: Santmyer, Helen Hoover

Price: £20.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, NJ, USA, Putnam Pub Group: 1984

Seller ID: 026436


A very good, clean copy in jacket which has two internally repaired tears to front cover. The lifetime stories of two women living in a small Ohio town and the other members of the Waynesboro ladies literary society. 1176 pages. View more info

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The Island of Terror

By: Sapper

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057358


Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean copy lacking a dustjacket. Blue boards show the odd blemish and sunning to spine - 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The State Torch

By: Sarasin, J. G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 006410


Novel set in Elizabethan England. Undated but printed to War Econony Standard. Ex Boots Library with their sticker to front board - 167pp. Occasional markings to pages but a good, copy of this now hard-to-find title. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Revolt in the Palace

By: Sarasin, J. G.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 054863


Ex-Boots Library with usual markings. Spine is cocked. Slight opening to guttering. Text block clean. A perfectly acceptable reading copy of this now hard-to-find title which tells the tale of a young physician appointed to the Imperial Russian Court and follows the progress of the Revolution through his eyes. 304 pages. View more info

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The Eighth Wonder

By: Sarasin, J.G.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Hutchingson: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025281


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. Romantic novel set in the Venice of Tintoretto and Titian. 264 pages. Square, tight binding. Text block clean. A very good copy of this now hard-to-find title. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Story of a City Arab

By: Sargent, George E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 059752


Tissue-protected coloured frontis of a rider being thrown violently over the horses head. 'Award' plate to front pastedown and bookplate to ffep. Clean, square hardback with light shelfwear to boards & spine - 350 pages including coloured illustrations. Circa late 1800s. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Flower in the Desert

By: Satterthwait, Walter

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Crime Club: 1992

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 023900


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. Pages tanning slightly. A Joshua Croft mystery which combines excellent one-liners (the prerogative of any decent P.I.) with political intrigue - a good crime yarn. 248 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Darling?

By: Schmidt, Heidi Jon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2003

Seller ID: 020990


Manages at once to embrace both the comedy and pathos of everyday life. Unread paperback - 245 pages. Slightest signs of storage with faint tanning to page edges. Next post dispatch. View more info