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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

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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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The Little Duke or Richard the Fearless

By: Yonge, Charlotte, M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The SHELDON PRESS: 1931

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 067834

Condition: Good


The story of Richard the Fearless (943-996) who became Duke of Normandy at the age of 8. A little foxing mainly confined to endpapers, else a good clean hardback in red cloth boards with black decoration. Sunday School Prize inscription on front endpaper dated Xmas 1933. 160 pages + publisher's adverts. Colour frontis by T. Cuneo. 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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Marching on Tanga

By: Young, Francis Brett

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1940

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066642

Condition: Very Good


Novel told from a soldier's perspective set in South Africa during WWI and the campaign under general Smuts, against the Germans A very good clean Penguin paperback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/tear and chipping to edges. . 182 pages. Prompt 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