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Waxwings

By: Raban, Jonathan

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059975

ISBN: 0330413201

Condition: Very Good


Exquisitely written, moving, funny and hugely entertaining, capturing the landscape and life of contemporary America. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 311 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Master Francis Rabelais: Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds, and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel, Volume I

By: Rabelais, Francis

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, A.H. Bullen: 1914

Seller ID: 055856

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Minor markings to boards. Tissue protected frontis + 4 b/w plates. Gilt top-edge. 240 pages. Smells a little smoky but generally a good clean hardback. Translated into English by Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux. View more info

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Master Francis Rabelais: Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds, and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel, Volume III

By: Rabelais, Francis

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, A.H. Bullen: 1914

Seller ID: 055861

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Minor markings to boards. Gilt top-edge. Smells a little smoky but generally a good clean hardback. 307 pages. Translated into English by Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux. View more info

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The Street

By: Rabon, Israel; Wolf, Leonard (translator)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Schocken Books: 1985

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 002099

ISBN: 0805239812

Condition: Very Good


Novel set the textile city of Lodz at the end of the first world war. Translated from the Yiddish, and with an afterword, by Leonard Wolf. Clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelf wear - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Middlesex, the Jubilee of the County Council 1899-1939

By: Radcliffe C.W.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers:

Seller ID: 017104

Condition: Good


Red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Map end papers. 239pp inc index. Covers show signs of light soiling/staining. Internally text block is clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs. A history and celebration of the English county of Middlesex published to mark the Golden Jubilee of the County Council. View more info

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The Stuff of Dreams

By: Ramsay, Eileen

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Paperback: 2005

Seller ID: 021751

ISBN: 0340835141

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Run for the Trees

By: Rand, James S.

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064515

Condition: Very Good


Major novel of the African bush set in the years immediately following the First World War. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear with light 'stretch' to rear flap - 398 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Margie At The Harbour Light

By: Rand, Rev. Edward A.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 043775

Condition: Good


Good, square hardback circa 1920's. Lacks blank ffep. Four coloured plates including frontis. Some odd, faint spotting - 240 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fleshmarket Close

By: Rankin, Ian

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016491

ISBN: 0752851128

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. One of the Inspector Rebus series of books. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Black and Blue

By: Rankin, Ian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1998

Seller ID: 032561

ISBN: 0752809482

Condition: Good


Unread copy which now shows signs of light shelfwear. 498 pages. A Rebus novel. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Swallowdale

By: Ransome, Arthur

Price: £20.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1960

Edition: Twenty-sixth Impression

Seller ID: 014195

Condition: Good +


Good, slightly cocked copy - 453 pages. Price-clipped d/w has light edgewear and previous owner's name to front flap. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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An Inch of Fortune

By: Raven, Simon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Blond & Briggs: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040195

ISBN: 0856341088

Condition: Good +


Published when the manuscript was discovered almost thirty years after being wriitten. The author details, in his preface, the genesis of the work - and even more extraordinary, displays in the novel itself all the by now perennial Raven themes and tensions. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w. Some odd, light spotting to foreedge - 176 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Charm Club (Princess)

By: Ray, Belinda

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Scholastic: 2004

Seller ID: 022877

Condition: Good


Unread paperback showing some signs of storage with scuff mark to rear cover. Internally clean and bright - 123 pages. Next post dispatch from GB. View more info

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Emma Conquest

By: Ray, Rene

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022529

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. 414 pages. Contents clean. Binding square and tight. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. The story of a girl's triumphant fight against a disastrous inheritance. View more info

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High Banks, Heavy Logs

By: Rayawa, Nikom

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 1991

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 053937

ISBN: 0140147276

Condition: Good


A woodcarver questions the true purpose of his life and his art. English translation by Richard C. Lair. Winner of the South East Asia Writer's Award. Light tanning to page margins else a good, clean paperback - 161 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Kilburn Tale

By: Raymond, Ernest

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028424

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine. 256 pages. Light tanning to page edges else a very good, clean copy in square tight binding. View more info

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The Visit of Brother Ives

By: Raymond, Ernest

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049426

Condition: Very Good


The author of We, the Accused sets this present story on an English island where an actor, who after years of small success is enjoying a triumph in London's West End, but becomes involved through his selfishness and folly in the killing of a man on the island. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and slight sunning to spine - 335 pages. View more info

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Cottage Hospital

By: Rayner, Claire

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Chivers Large Print:

Edition: Large Print

Seller ID: 031394

ISBN: 0745121764

Condition: Reading Copy


Clean, ex-library copy with the usual markings and ffep and title pages removed. A very good reading LARGE print copy - 187 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Upstart

By: Read, Piers Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026810

ISBN: 0436409747

Condition: Good


Clean, square copy containing 299 pages. Bump to bottom corners. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Villa Golitsyn : A Novel

By: Read, Piers Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Alison Press/Martin Secker & Warburg: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048433

ISBN: 0436409682

Condition: Very Good


Politically complex and morally ambiguous story set in the fading Victorian splendours of the old town of Nice in the late 1970s. Previous owner's name/date to the blank ffep. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear & tear - 193 pages. Next post dispatch . View more info