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Pastoral on Paper

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: £19.50

Publisher: The Medway Corrugated Paper Company Limited: 1953

Seller ID: 052336

Condition: Good


The novelist and short story writer turns his pen to his first love and his adopted county's life and times into the modern age. Generally clean internally with light foxing mainly confined to prelims. Dustjacket is somewhat tatty with wear & tear and small losses. Photographs by John Gay. Coloured illustrated map endpapers. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The House with the Apricot and Two Other Tales - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Golden Cockerel Press: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065403

Condition: Good


SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION - this book is the seventh in the Golden Cockerel series of first editions by famous modern authors. Quarter dark green morocco with orange patterned cloth boards. Top edge gilt. The edition is limited to 300 copies, of which this is number 23. Wear, rubbing and minor loss to leather at spine ends and minor bumping to corners, else a very good clean copy with engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. View more info

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Colonel Julian & Other Stories

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1955

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066668

Condition: Very Good


The other stories include:- The Little Farm, Time Expired; The Lighthouse; Joe Johnson; The Park; Sugar for the Horse; The Flag; No More Nightingales; The Bedfordshire Clanger; A Girl Called Peter; The Major of Hussars; Mrs Vincent; A Christmas Song, and The Frontier. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Very good clean paperback with tanned pages. 188 pages.. View more info

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Dear Life

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1950

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 034529

Condition: Good


Bleak novel set in the ruined years following World War II, following the life of the main character Laura, as her teenage life stumbles from a miserable and abusive home to a series of senseless robberies and killings with an ex-solider. A good clean copy. 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In The Heart Of The Country

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Robinsons: 1985

Seller ID: 065273

ISBN: 1850040249

Condition: Very Good


Memoir about living in the English Countryside in the period between the wars. Very good clean paperback with light reading creases to spine. Slight tanning to page edges. 150 pages. B/W illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Daffodil Sky and Other Stories

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1959

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066634

Condition: Very Good


The short stories include:- The Good Corn; The Daffodil Sky; Country Society; Across the Bay; Elaine; The Maker of Coffins; The Treasure Game etc Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Very good clean paperback with tanned pages. 188 pages.. View more info