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Danesbury House

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge:

Seller ID: 059770


Blue decorated cloth covers. 352 pages + publisher's adverts. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate dated 1913 to front pastedown & previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Frontis + 4 further illustrations. Pages browning with age. An attractive copy. View more info

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Stories from Dante

By: Bigg Wither E.H. (Dante)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Dent: 1936

Seller ID: 057755


Part of the King's Treasuries of Literature series. Very good clean hardbak. 187 pages. View more info

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The House of Halliwell

By: Mrs Henry Wood

Price: £102.50

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030394


A good clean copy of this now hard-to-find title. Bound in red cloth boards with gilt lettering and crest to front cover. 454 pages. Rear hinge is cracking. A little foxing to edges but text block is very clean. The earliest of Mrs Henry Wood's works, though not published until after her death - it demonstrates how from first to last she was influenced by firm faith and religious spirit. View more info

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Flood-Tide

By: Wadsley, Olive

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042409


Square, tight hardback which has darkened to spine strip and edges. A little foxing to page edges but text block clean. Rear endpaper removed. A good reading copy in red cloth boards. 288 pages. View more info

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Strike the Father Dead

By: Wain, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1963

Seller ID: 036528


Story of a young man, Jeremy, who rebels against the future envisaged for him by his father and runs away from school to become a jazz pianist in wartime London. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear. 317 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Third Life of Grange Copeland

By: Walker, Alice

Price: £6.00

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

Seller ID: 020933


As new, unread copy which is now shop soiled/shelf worn - although text block is immaculate. "Walker's simple, poetic prose is also beautiful in its sincerity" The Times. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Now is the Time to Open Your Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2005

Seller ID: 021150


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

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The Way Forward is with a Broken Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2005

Seller ID: 048887


"An entrancing mix of memoir and short story ...close to perfection" The Observer. As new, unread paperback by the author of The Color Purple. 245 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Devil's Plunge

By: Walker, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036109


Thriller set in the luxurious Swiss ski resort of Alpenheide. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of edgwear. 288 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Reporter

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Allied Newspapers:

Seller ID: 058857


Collection of nine short stories featuring 'Wise' Symon a crime reporter - including The Murder of Bennett Sandman; The Safe Deposit at the Social Club; The Writings of Maconochie Hoe; The Case of Crook Beresford and The Last Throw of Crook Beresford. Good clean hardback, though pages have turned with age. 188 pages. View more info

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I Walk Alone

By: Wallace, Kathleen

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042428


Some very occasional foxing but generally clean internally with some edgewear & bowing to boards. 337 pages. View more info

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Ben Hur

By: Wallace, Lew

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1953

Seller ID: 053004


The story of Judah Ben Hur, a Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem who is condemned by his childhood friend to a life of slavery but through good fortune survives to seek his revenge and redeem the good name of his family. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper that shows signs of light shelfwear and fading to spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 491 pages. 16 pages of illustrations and an introductory biographical sketch by Basil Davenport. View more info

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The Fortress

By: Walpole Hugh

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057836


The third volume of the Herries Chronicle. A very good clean hardbackwith small previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper shows signs of light shelfwear. 811 pages. Includes fold-out family tree to rear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Fortress

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pan: 1979

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 032274


Good clean reading copy of the third volume of the Herries Chronicle. Reading creases to covers and slight tanning to page edges. View more info

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Jeremy

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044561


The first book in Walpole's trilogy of children's books featuring Jeremy Cole an eight year old boy who lived in Polchester. A very good clean copy bound in blue leatherette over stiff card boards. Gilt lettering has faded. The Cottage Library edition. 288 pages. All edges blue. Tanning to page edges. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. View more info

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The Bright Pavilions

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, World Books: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061919


Set in the reign of the first Queen Elizabeth this novel tells the story of the Herries brothers who seek different goals in life: Nicholas the contentment that comes from victory on the soil, Robin the Bright Pavilions of Heaven. A good clean hardback with faded spine. Some minor marks to orange covers. Previous owner's name to front endpaper. Some spotting to endpapers. 493 pages. Family tree to rear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Brass

By: Walsh, Helen

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026338


Acclaimed debut novel - 296 pages. Clean, bright paperback with a dustjacket. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Torch

By: Walsh, Jill Paton

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Viking Kestrel: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036442


Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic film. Light tanning to page margins. By the acclaimed and prize-winning author of enjoyable books for children. 176 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Maggie's Tree : A Novel (SIGNED)

By: Walters, Julie

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2006

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056130


Julie Walters' dark and very funny debut novel which is SIGNED by the author in blue biro to the title page. Clean tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 266 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Echo

By: Walters, Minette

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1997

Seller ID: 031730


A clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. 388 pages. Minette Walter's fifth novel is a story of psychological terror and suspense. View more info