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The Secret Purposes.

By: Baddiel, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 2004

Seller ID: 037141


As new, unread large format paperback. 408 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Endless Journey

By: Baerlein, Henry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001670


A very good reading copy. Previous owners name on FEP & again on title page and he has put his name in a thin stamp on front pastedown and along top edge & to occasional pages throughout the book. Text is clean and bright - 318 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Golden Keel

By: Bagley, Desmond

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1963

Seller ID: 064520


Novel based upon the whereabouts of Mussolini's lost treasure. Foxing to page edges else a very good clean copy in very good jacket. 256 pages. View more info

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The Loved and the Envied

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann & the Book Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057928


Novel about a small circle of women bound together by the social level of their birth - living as easily in Paris as in London, and now entering their fading years. Very good clean hardback in unclipped duwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear with small chips to head of slightly darkened spine. 328 pages. 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


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 Lonely Queen

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1933

Seller ID: 024680


Brown tweed coloured cloth with dark brown lettering. 256 pages + publisher's adverts. Part of the Florin Books series. Spine strip has sunned. Top edge dusty. Internally text block is very clean. Binding square and tight. An attractive copy of this fictional account of the life of Elizabeth I. View more info

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The Man Who Turned Mex and Other Stories

By: Bailey, Paul

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 057701


One of the publisher's 1/6d novels for 1927. Internally clean copy in a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear, small losses and sunning to spine - 282 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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According to Queeney - Large Print

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, Paragon/Chivers Press: 2003

Seller ID: 050204


Historical novel set in the 18th Century which explores the relationship between Samuel Johnson and his friend and benefactor Mrs Hester Thrale - wife of a wealthy Southward brewer. A clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. Large Print. 300 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Penny Wars

By: Baker, Elliott

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001693


A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear - 253 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Crazy Water: Six Fictions

By: Baker, Lori

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, New York University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 026479


Unread paperback which has been poorly stored resulting to curling to top corner of cover/ first dozen or so pages. Still in shrink wrap hence a very good reading copy. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Cast Up By the Sea

By: Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029121


Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. 336 pages + publisher's adverts. No 539 in the Everyman's Library series. A very good clean copy whose spine strip has faded slightly. Previous owner's details in pencil on front end paper. View more info

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Sundry Creditors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1954

Seller ID: 061855


Highly rated work by the English novelist and screenwriter. Previous owner's name to the ffep. Good, square hardback in a d/w showing light sunning to spine - 285 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Seen Dimly Before Dawn : A Novel

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1964

Seller ID: 061864


Unusual story told on two levels following an obituary notice in The Times. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, tight hardback in a d/w. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Small Black Room

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1945

Seller ID: 061869


Tells the story of a British scientist working with a specialist "back room" team in London during the Second World War. Later made into a film starring Jack Hawkins, David Farrar, and Kathleen Byron. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear with rubbing to spine - 208 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Change of Heart

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1949

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 041697


The story of a mother and daughter, swathed in glamour and brought face to face with reality through their separate passions, and set passionately against each other. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear including internally repaired tear to front cover at top corner. 205 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tell Me My Heart

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale:

Seller ID: 041701


The story of Jenny who takes a new job as the secretary to the manager of a shipyard, and then becomes intrigued by the apparent desertion of his attractive wife, and sudden departure of his last secretary. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear including internally repaired tear to front cover at top corner. 185 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Over the Rocky Mountains or Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059721


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate on front endpaper dated March 1913. 122 pages. B.W frontis. Set during the time of the Gold Rush - Will Osten returns from his travels to discover that his father has died and that he has been left a property in California. View more info

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The Gorilla Hunters - A Tale of the Wilds of Africa

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059764


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but School Prize plate on front endpaper dated 1912. 310 pages + adverts . B.W frontis. Sequel to The Coral Island and set in "darkest Africa", in which three boys Ralph, Peterkin and Jack combine missionary work with searching for gorillas. View more info

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The Coral Island

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1913

Seller ID: 059775


Adventure story set in the Pacific Ocean. Generally clean and bright internally with the odd light spotting/blemish. Some shelfwear & tear to spine ends - 339 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Lighthouse : The Story of a Great Fight Between Man and the Sea

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Edition: Thirty-Second Thousand

Seller ID: 064115


Well-researched novel recording the never-ending battle between land and sea. Some odd, light foxing else a good, clean copy with light tanning to page margins. Not dated. School prize-plate to front pastedown dd 1905. Some mottling to the green boards with blind lettering and decoration to cover and elaborate gilt block and decoration to spine - 405 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info