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The Death of the Moth and Other Essays

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065589

Condition: Good


A posthumous collection of Woolf's essays including Evening over Sussex; Three Pictures; Old Mrs. Grey; Street Haunting; Jones and Wilkinson; Madame de Sevigne etc. Good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to slightly faded spine. Slight fading to board edges as well as the odd little blemish. Rear board cloth is a little bubbled. Binding square and tight. Internally very clean. 157 pages. First printing. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Village Sins

By: Worboys, Anne

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 016867

ISBN: 0708933866

Condition: Good


Clean, bright ex-library copy with the usual markings. LARGE PRINT edition- 462 pages. Complete and unabridged. View more info

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Beau Sabreur

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057284

Condition: Good


The second of the Beau - trilogy the other two being Beau Geste and Beau Ideal. Green cloth covers with leather spine which has darkened. 342 pages + publishers adverts. Endpapers have darkened. Foxing throughout. School prize plate on front endpaper. View more info

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The Wages of Virtue

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057981

Condition: Good


The author of Beau Geste introduces his readers to the French Foreign Legion in Algeria and its wonderful regiment of adventurers including on, Le Legionnaire John Bull. Odd blemish to margins but generally a good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/fading to spine. 320 pages. View more info

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For Goodness Sake (SIGNED COPY)

By: Wroth, Anthony

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, Raydon: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035752

ISBN: 0952420600

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright paperback with light signs of storage. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription - ''To Betty with best wishes for 1995, AW January 1995. Passages marked *---* may be omitted without undue loss to the narrative.'' ( Asterisks appear on page 13). A tragi-comedy of good intentions in a naughty world - 170 pages including family tree. View more info

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That Way Lies Camelot

By: Wurts, Janny

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Harper Prism: 1996

Seller ID: 019151

ISBN: 0061052213

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped dust jacket. One only. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Curse of the Mistwraith

By: Wurts, Janny

Price: £6.50

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers: 1993

Seller ID: 019179

ISBN: 0002240718

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in slight tear to the fore edge of two pages (no text affected). The Wars of Light and Shadows: Volume 1. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Undefeated

By: Wylie, I.A.R.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1957

Seller ID: 022139

Condition: Good


A good, clean copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. . Binding tight and square. Text block clean. Jacket spine has faded. Book is slightly cocked. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. 288 pages. View more info

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Mafoota

By: Wyllarde, Dolf

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett:

Seller ID: 041650

Condition: Very Good


The love story of Eliice and her husband, set in the West Indies giving an interesting picture of Jamaican life. 256 pages. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has 1 inch loss to base of spine. Undated circa 1950s. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Goodly Seed

By: Wyllie, John

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052306

Condition: Very Good


Novel telling of four days in the communal life of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp on an island near Singapore with a gathering of British, Americans, Dutch, Javanese & half-castes. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and darkening/minor loss to spine - 218 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Adventures of Two : A Story of Girls' Life in the Rockies

By: Wynne, May

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 015440

Condition: Reading Copy


Good, internally clean reading copy though previous owner's (child's) drawings to both pastedowns. Both fly leaves have been removed. 248 pages including frontispiece. No date but printed on War Economy Standard. View more info

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The Swiss Family Robinson

By: Wyss, Johann R.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co:

Seller ID: 056648

Condition: Good


Classic novel in which a Swiss family are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the East Indies. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated New Year 1915. Tanning to page edges. Four full-page illustrations by Gordon Browne. View more info

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In Search of a Distant Voice

By: Yamada, Taichi

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2006

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 023506

ISBN: 0571229719

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the Japanese by Michael Emmerich. Clean, unread paperback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest signs of storage. 183 pages. View more info

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Anthony Lyveden

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co Ltd: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034917

Condition: Good


A good clean copy though spine leaning slightly. 308 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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B-Berry and I Look Back

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052307

Condition: Good


Last in the line of the 'Berry' series as the authors' reminisce. Some odd light spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight shelfwear - 285 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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And Berry Came Too

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co:

Seller ID: 057359

Condition: Good


Collection of semi-autobiographical humorous short stories. Some odd light spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback - 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Berry Scene

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1947

Seller ID: 057362

Condition: Very Good


Collection of short stories featuring feature Bertram "Berry" Pleydell. Gift inscription on front endpaper else a very good clean hardback - no dustjacket. 286 pages. View more info

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The Brother of Daphne

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057365

Condition: Very Good


Yates's first collection of short stories featuring Bertram Pleydell - 'Berry'. Square, clean, tight hardback. No jacket. - 253 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Maiden Stakes

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co:

Seller ID: 057367

Condition: Good


A collection of short stories. Small stain to front cover and foxing to page edges. Text block is clean. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. No jacket. - 319 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fire Below

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1945

Edition: Eleventh Impression

Seller ID: 057374

Condition: Good


The fourth Chandos story in which Richard leads his friends into forbidden territory to rescue a kidnapped young widow. Clean square hardback with gift inscription on front endpaper. No jacket. 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info