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Perishable Goods

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059690

Condition: Good


The second of the Chandos thrillers in which Adele Pleydell is taken hostage - and referred to by her captors as 'perishable goods.' Good clean hardback with faded spine. A little foxing to endpapers but text block is clean. No jacket. - 310 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Storm Music

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065570

Condition: Good


Thriller in which the hero and heroine take refuge in an idyllic woodland cabin, and spend the night together during a magnificent thunderstorm. Square, tight hardback. Foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Small blemish to front cover. No jacket. - 317 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Griffin's Way

By: Yerby, Frank

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 064521

Condition: Very Good


Tense thriller set in the deep-south after the American Civil War, in which Paris Griffin is competing with the local Ku Klux Klan leader for possession of his own lovely hill-billy wife Laurel. Foxing to page edges else a very good clean copy in very good jacket. 256 pages. View more info

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The Cunning Woman's Grandson

By: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, National Society's Depository:

Seller ID: 062568

Condition: Good


Novel set in the Cheddar district in the 1790s which warns of the dangers of superstition, in particular the telling of fortunes. Both hinges have been reinforced with bookbinder's tape and there is a small stain on the rear cover. Spine strip has faded. Internally clean. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. 234 pages + publisher's catalogue. 5 b/w plates. . No date but British Library catalogue states 1890. View more info

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Serious Intent

By: Yorke, Margaret

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031691

ISBN: 0316912808

Condition: Very Good


A crime novel offering a masterfully measured exploration of criminal behaviour both nascent and mature. A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Slight tanning to page edges. 280 pages. View more info

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A Man About the House

By: Young, Francis Brett

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann:

Seller ID: 058123

Condition: Good


Novel about two middle-aged sisters who find it difficult to make ends meet after their father dies but who come into timely bequest in the shape of a villa and estate in Italy - there they are met by Salvatore - their new butler who helps them manage their estate - and quickly makes himself indespensible to Agnes in particular. Square, tight hardback with minor edgewear. No jacket. Previous owner's small sticker to front pastedown. 279 pages. Next post UK dispatch... View more info

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The Usurper's Crown

By: Zettel, Sarah

Price: £8.25

Publisher: London, Voyager: 2004

Seller ID: 020001

ISBN: 0007114028

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy which has small crease to front cover at bottom corner. Book Two fo the Isavalta trilogy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Camelot's Honour (SIGNED COPY)

By: Zettel, Sarah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 042681

ISBN: 0007158696

Condition: As New


Unread paperback which is SIGNED by the author on the half title. As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Money

By: Zola, Emile

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chartsearch Ltd:

Seller ID: 062462

Condition: Very Good


Set in the financial world of the Second French Empire the author attempts to show the terrible effects of speculation and fraudulent company promotion, the culpable negligence of company directors, and the impotency of contemporary financial laws. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. 428 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info