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The Borgia Testament

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 066492

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Rome and written in the first person through the eyes of Cesare Borgia. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in attractive unclipped dustjacket which has small areas of loss to spine ends, jacket designed by Hans Tisdall. 256pp including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sundry Creditors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066493

Condition: Very Good


Fair-minded and philanthropic businessman Gustavus Lang dies, leaving his hard-nosed brother to seize control of his factory and wreak havoc. Previous owner's name to the ffep. Very good, clean hardback with faded spine. No jacket. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mine Own Executioner

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Seller ID: 066494

Condition: Very Good


The story of Felix Milne - a psychologist, and the various patients he treats in his surgery. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of minor wear/tear with darkening to spine. A little foxing to endpapers and edges but text block is clean. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Sort of Traitors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Seller ID: 066495

Condition: Very Good


Novel in which a group of scientists conflict with the Government over the publication of a paper which could contribute to the welfare of mankind by showing how to avoid epidemic plagues. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has darkened slightly to spine. 272 pages. View more info

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Change of Heart

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1949

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 041697

Condition: Very Good


The story of a mother and daughter, swathed in glamour and brought face to face with reality through their separate passions, and set passionately against each other. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear including internally repaired tear to front cover at top corner. 205 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tell Me My Heart

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale:

Seller ID: 041701

Condition: Very Good


The story of Jenny who takes a new job as the secretary to the manager of a shipyard, and then becomes intrigued by the apparent desertion of his attractive wife, and sudden departure of his last secretary. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear including internally repaired tear to front cover at top corner. 185 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Over the Rocky Mountains or Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059721

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate on front endpaper dated March 1913. 122 pages. B.W frontis. Set during the time of the Gold Rush - Will Osten returns from his travels to discover that his father has died and that he has been left a property in California. View more info

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The Gorilla Hunters - A Tale of the Wilds of Africa

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059764

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but School Prize plate on front endpaper dated 1912. 310 pages + adverts . B.W frontis. Sequel to The Coral Island and set in "darkest Africa", in which three boys Ralph, Peterkin and Jack combine missionary work with searching for gorillas. View more info

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The Coral Island

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1913

Seller ID: 059775

Condition: Reading Copy


Adventure story set in the Pacific Ocean. Generally clean and bright internally with the odd light spotting/blemish. Some shelfwear & tear to spine ends - 339 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Lighthouse : The Story of a Great Fight Between Man and the Sea

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Edition: Thirty-Second Thousand

Seller ID: 064115

Condition: Good


Well-researched novel recording the never-ending battle between land and sea. Some odd, light foxing else a good, clean copy with light tanning to page margins. Not dated. School prize-plate to front pastedown dd 1905. Some mottling to the green boards with blind lettering and decoration to cover and elaborate gilt block and decoration to spine - 405 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 044447

Condition: Good


Victorian novel written to give some idea of the life led by deep-sea trawlers fishing the North Sea. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 407pp + publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1900's. Frontis + 4 b&w illustrations and vignette title. Top edge a little dusty. Previous owner's details erased from front endpaper. An attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. View more info

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Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine

By: Balzac

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Privately Printed:

Seller ID: 058683

Condition: Very Good


The first English version of the Contes Drolatiques. A very good clean hardback in red cloth binding with faded spine. 366 pages. Fifty illustrations by A. Robida. View more info

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The Forest of Souls

By: Banks, Carla

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 020541

ISBN: 0007193807

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy of this large format paperback which shows signs of slight shelf wear. A psychological thriller. Next post dispatch by Royal Mail. View more info

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The Business

By: Banks, Iain

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016076

ISBN: 0316648442

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of minor shelf wear. 393 pages. View more info

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The L-Shaped Room

By: Banks, Lynee Reid

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057868

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelf wear, light soiling and small tears to head of spine and rear cover. Slight darkening to spine. Classic kitchen-sink drama about a young unmarried pregnant mother who moves into a Fulham boarding house. 319 pages. View more info

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Tiger, Tiger

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks: 2005

Seller ID: 053398

ISBN: 0007190425

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage - 231 pages. Set against the dazzling backdrop of ancient Rome around the late 3rd. Century A.D. Next post dispatch via Royal Mail. View more info

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David's Day of Glory - a Tale for Adults About a Teenage Non-Delinquent

By: Barber, D.H.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Salop, Ludlow Chimes Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045249

Condition: Very Good


Short novel about a normal, happy teenager, of above average intelligence, with sensible parents, schoolmasters who try to help him, and dreams to fulfil. A very good clean hardback SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated 30.10.62. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has some foxing spots to front cover. 96 pages. View more info

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Sinister Twilight - The Fall and Rise Again of Singapore

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1969

Seller ID: 046737

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in Singapore during the Japanese invasion of the Second World War. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 319 pages. View more info

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Under Fire - the Story of a Squad

By: Barbusse, Henri

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1929

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 065843

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in WW1 based on Barbusse's experiences as a French soldier on the Western Front. Very good clean hardback in pink cloth boards with gilt lettering to slightly faded spine. Everyman's Library Series No 798. View more info

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Darkhouse

By: Barclay, Alex

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029045

ISBN: 0007195362

Condition: As New


Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 390 pages. Thriller set on both sides of the Atlantic. All edges red. Next post dispatch. View more info